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W. Africa Crude-Bonny Light force majeure lifted, Angolan programme awaited

Operator Royal Dutch Shell lifted the force majeure in place on exports of major Nigerian grade Bonny Light, as tight global oil supply encourages sellers of Nigerian cru...

W. Africa Crude-Bonny Light force majeure lifted, Angolan programme awaited

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

Adding notification light to the Galaxy S10 - Samsung Good Lock vs Arc and Holey Light apps TL;DR All three notification light solutions for the Galaxy S10 have downsides - appearance on locked screens, battery draw, or messing with the AoD features, yet they work well enough for those who can't live without the multicolored glow in your li...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Singapore programme to assess use of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care Led by Temasek Foundation and Trailblazer Foundation, the initiative will evaluate the use and scalability of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care across various healthcare institutions including a local hospital, nursing home, and stroke support grou...
19:34, 05/06/2019

YouTube Touts First New Original Programme Under Free Strategy New programs include a documentary about Dude Perfect, a group that performs sports tricks on YouTube, and an interactive series featuring YouTube star Mark Fischbach that lets viewers control the......
10:17, 05/03/2019

"Not Part Of NDA's Composite Programme": JDU's KC Tyagi On Vande Mataram A day after Bihar Chief Minister and BJP ally Nitish Kumar was seen on video staying silent as Prime Minister Narendra Modi chanted Vande Mataram at a rally in Bihar, a senior leader of his Janata Dal......
03:34, 05/03/2019

AIR To Broadcast 40-Hour Programme On Results Of National, State Polls The All India Radio will broadcast a special programme for 40 hours the day results of the Lok Sabha and assembly elections in four states will be declared....
21:34, 05/18/2019

| US halts programme to return remains of war dead from North Korea The Pentagon says it has suspended a joint effort with North Korea to recover the remains of US servicemen after Pyongyang stopped communicating in the wake of the failed Hanoi summit....
08:51, 05/09/2019

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Tuesday....
00:51, 05/08/2019

Anthony Kay’s long-awaited Mets rise is finally here For so long, the light has been stuck on red for Anthony Kay and the Mets. First in 2013, when they chose the pitcher from Long Island’s Ward Melville High School in the 23rd round. Only for him to choose UConn. Three years later, the Mets hadn’t for...
09:34, 05/13/2019

Uber makes long-awaited IPO by trading at $42 per share Ride-share company Uber made its long-awaited initial public offering Friday -- with an initial list price of $45 per share, which fell to $42 by the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Wall St. falls as U.S.-China trade talk outcome awaited Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday ahead of critical trade negotiations between the United States and China, though they pared losses significantly after U.S. President Donald Trump said reaching a deal this week was possible....
22:17, 05/09/2019

24 Score 100 Percentile In JEE-Main Paper 1, Topper List Awaited As many as 24 candidates achieved an NTA score of 100 in Paper-1 (Bachelor of Engineering/ Bachelor of Technology) of the Joint Entrance Examination-Main 2019, the results for which were declared......
21:51, 04/29/2019

Navigation restrictions lifted for Muskoka People are now able to travel on Lake Muskoka, the Moon River and the north and south branches of the Muskoka River due to improved safety conditions....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Former NFL star Deion Sanders apologizes to hometown in long-awaited return Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders apologized to his hometown of Fort Myers, Florida during a community forum at a local high school.        ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Uber offers shares for $45 in long-awaited Wall Street debut Ride-sharing giant Uber will make its long-awaited debut on Wall Street Friday, where it's expected to become one of the most valuable companies to ever go public....
13:34, 05/10/2019

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

Oil lifted to $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher to $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by a host of supply cuts and concern of further disruption to Middle East shipments as tensions rise, and was heading for a weekly gain....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Oil lifted towards $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged up towards $73 a barrel on Friday, heading for a weekly gain, supported by supply cuts and concern over potential further disruption to Middle East shipments as political tensions rise....
17:17, 05/17/2019

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

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as U.S.-China trade talk outcome awaited Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday ahead of critical trade negotiations between the United States and China, though they pared losses significantly after U.S. President Donald Trump said reaching a deal this week was possible....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Rangers add long-awaited pieces in Russians Igor Shesterkin, Vitali Kravtsov RALEIGH — Signed, sealed and now all that’s left for Igor Shesterkin and Vitali Kravtsov is to deliver the difference-making performances the Rangers expect when they arrive in New York. Of course the Blueshirts aren’t expecting an immediate impact f...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Rwandan runner wins Italy race after ban on Africans lifted TRIESTE, Italy (AP) — Noel Hitimana of Rwanda has won the Trieste half marathon, a week after the race revoked its ban on African runners following an outcry of racism accusations. Hitimana clocked 1 hour, 3 minutes and 28 seconds. Volha Mazuronak of...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Celebrity elephant Ramu opens Kerala festival after ban lifted Partially blind and with a reputation for violence, elderly pachyderm brought back after outcryFor decades Ramu, now in his 50s with the odd grey hair but still instantly recognisable by his broad forehead and aquiline nose, has inaugurated an Indian...
19:17, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 2-GM first-quarter profit beats estimate, lifted by pickups, Lyft General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, driven mostly by highly lucrative pickup truck sales in the U.S. market and in part by revaluations of shares it holds in ride-hailing company Lyft Inc and Peugeot SA....
15:51, 04/30/2019

Spoiler ban lifted: Cast of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ shares candid set footage Spoiler alert: If you haven’t seen “Avengers: Endgame” yet, you’re about to feel really left out. In just 19 days since the opening, the last Avengers film in the Marvel Comics Universe franchise has handily pulled in over $2....
18:34, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-GM first-quarter profit beats estimate, lifted by pickups, Lyft General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, driven mostly by highly lucrative pickup truck sales in the U.S. market and lifted in part by revaluations of shares it holds in ride-hailing company Lyft Inc and Peugeot...
14:17, 04/30/2019

Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion....
23:51, 05/09/2019

CORRECTED-Rwandan brewer Bralirwa profit lifted by sales of premium beer Rwanda's biggest brewer, Bralirwa Ltd, said on Friday pretax profit rose 33 percent to 10.3 billion Rwandan francs ($11.39 million) in 2018, boosted by sales of its premium brand Mutzig....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Inside Kawhi Leonard's historic buzzer-beater that lifted Raptors into East finals Kawhi Leonard got the ultimate shooter's roll and hit the first game-winning, buzzer-beating shot in the history of NBA playoff Game 7s.        ...
07:51, 05/13/2019

Jeremy Kyle latest: ITV chiefs told to scrap show as MPs hit out at 'car-crash' programme over Steve Dymond death Jeremy Kyle show pulled after death of guest who 'failed lie detector test' MPs call on ITV bosses to axe the show for good Tory MP: "ITV would be best advised just to stop it"...
10:51, 05/14/2019

Why Your 'Check Engine' Light Is On You’re driving home from work one day when the check engine light pops on. It comes on without warning and offers no explanation. What do you do?...
01:51, 05/16/2019

This $14 Surge Protector Is Also a Night Light This Aukey surge protector orients its four AC outlets and two USB ports to the side, which is great for hiding behind furniture. But it’s also a night light and phone stand, which is sort of contradictory to the furniture thing, but I guess you coul...
20:00, 05/17/2019

TV Networks Are Light on New Fall Shows Broadcast networks will debut fewer shows next season than in previous years, a sign of how hard it is for new productions to establish themselves in a world where viewers have hundreds of options....
14:34, 05/16/2019

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

For Palestinian Families, ‘No Light at the End of the Tunnel’ The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu, shortly after he vowed to apply Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank, was the latest blow to Palestinian aspirations for a state....
21:51, 04/28/2019

| Beckham's MLS team gets green light for temporary hom David Beckham's quest to find a home for his Inter Miami MLS franchise received a boost after a judge approved plans to build a new stadium in neighbouring Fort Lauderdale....
08:17, 05/04/2019

The best thin and light gaming laptops 2019 Welcome to our guide on the best thin and light gaming laptops in 2019. Not too long ago, buying even the best gaming laptop meant having to lug around a big and heavy machine that wasn't much more portable than a desktop PC.However, thanks to m...
15:51, 05/14/2019

Bosch Goes For Platinum-Light Fuel Cells Global automotive supplier Bosch expects platinum to play only a minor role in its new fuel cells, giving precious metal markets scant benefit even as the technology gains momentum for pollution-free......
16:17, 05/13/2019

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Wrinkles from our cellphones? Blue light may be making us old It’s not just the sun we have to worry about. Turns out, the cellphones we're all carrying could be giving us wrinkles.        ...
15:34, 04/29/2019

Light Up Your Life With These Refurbished Philips Hue Products If you can get over the fact that they’re refurbished (and they’re, uh, light bulbs, so it shouldn’t be too difficult), today Woot has some of terrific Philips Hue deals.Read more......
21:34, 05/10/2019

'Wine Country' serves up light comedy from Amy Poehler There will be wine, laughs and the airing of old grievances in "Wine Country," a light, breezy directorial debut by Amy Poehler, who also produced, worked on the story and co-stars with fellow "Saturday Night Live" alumni. The rudimentary nature of t...
20:17, 05/07/2019

Ambient plant illumination could light the way for greener buildings Buildings of the future may be lit by collections of glowing plants and designed around an infrastructure of sunlight harvesting, water transport, and soil collecting and composting systems. That’s the vision behind an interdisciplinary collaboration...
07:51, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Bosch goes for platinum-light fuel cells Global automotive supplier Bosch expects platinum to play only a minor role in its new fuel cells, giving precious metal markets scant benefit even as the technology gains momentum for pollution-free transport....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Driverless cars could be the answer to reducing light pollution Within the next several decades, most of the industrialized world’s cars and trucks could be replaced by autonomous vehicles. That transformation may provide an opportunity to fix some of what’s now broken with modern transportation—including, perhap...
20:00, 04/28/2019

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

The best Ultrabooks of 2019: Top thin and light laptops reviewed Although they were originally conceived to compete with the likes of Apple’s MacBook Air, Ultrabooks now stand on their own as unique, Intel-based laptops that are thin and light and feature long-lasting battery life that puts the Windows lapt...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Natural Light is looking for a summer intern who will get to test out beer! Natural Light or some may know it as Natty Light is looking for a summer intern. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

With albinism, musician Lazarus finds light in the darkness NEW YORK (AP) — Lazarus Chigwandali, a Malawian street musician with albinism, was once lured into a car. He was kidnapped, and the plan was to cut up his body and sell his parts to witch doctors, who would use them in potions thought to bring good l...
21:00, 05/02/2019

And then there was light: Cardinal breaks law to restore power for homeless A close aide to Pope Francis has drawn the ire of Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini by climbing down a manhole to restore electricity to hundreds of homeless people living in an occupied building....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Natty Light wants to pay interns $40 an hour to drink beer Hold every single frat bro’s beer! Natural Light — or Natty Light — announced Wednesday they’re hunting for summer interns who are up for the task of getting paid to drink (cheap) beer. “We’re looking for a well-rounded, fun human being, ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Dyson Used a Heat Sink to Build a Light That Can Last for 60 Years Dyson Lightcycle is designed to adjusts its colour temperature and brightness in relation to your local daylight, "providing the right light for the right time of day."...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Sexy historical drama casts Catherine of Aragon in a new light History remembers Catherine of Aragon as Henry VIII’s boring first wife who he pushed aside for the more exciting (and doomed) Anne Boleyn. The new miniseries “The Spanish Princess,” dramatizes Catherine’s intrigue-filled younger years — and could ch...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Giolito shines as White Sox blank light-hitting Indians 2-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito carried a shutout into the eighth inning and James McCann stayed with hot with an RBI single, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 win over the light-hitting, light-scoring Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Giolito ...
03:51, 05/08/2019

The high life: a light-filled top-floor apartment in Porto Homewares designer Christian Haas has set his imagination free on the top floor of his Porto townhouseChristian Haas lives in a tall, thin 19th-century townhouse on a side street in Porto, where each floor has a different mood and function. His home ...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Vancouver postpones ban on plastic straws, while Surrey gives it green light Vancouver city staff say businesses need more information, and details around bylaws and phase-out plans will be presented to council no later than this fall....
17:51, 05/01/2019

The best Ultrabooks in Australia for 2019: top thin and light laptops reviewed We can largely thank Apple and its MacBook Air for the Ultrabook trend we're seeing. Where large, clunky laptops aren't sleek enough, and thin, portable tablets aren't powerful enough, the Ultrabook shines.A unibody chassis packed with...
10:51, 05/06/2019

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
21:51, 04/28/2019

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Third-party logistics ...
02:51, 05/04/2019

'Spectacular' jawbone discovery sheds light on ancient Denisovans Scientists extracted proteins from one of the molars to help uncover the fossil’s evolutionary originA human jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan plateau has revealed new details about the appearance and lifestyle of a mysterious ancient species ca...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious faith....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate....
07:51, 05/17/2019

With Light In Bihar, Lantern's Useless: Nitish Kumar's Dig At Lalu Yadav Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar being declared a global terrorist by the UN and said it was......
21:00, 05/04/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringAfter bowing his head in prayer, Donald Trump addressed faith leaders in the sunshine of the White Ho...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Economists conducted a $5 million experiment to (literally) shed light on crime A six-month, $5 million experiment conducted at about 40 New York City public-housing developments found that installing streetlights reduced nighttime serious crime by as much as 59 percent....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light looking to hire summer intern TUCSON – Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light may be able to help. The company is looking to hire a “Natty Intern” this summer to attend sporting events, travel to various events, create social media content, design promoti...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Thai king to pay respect to Buddha image, light auspicious candle on eve of coronation King Maha Vajiralongkorn is to pay his respects on Friday to one of Thai Buddhism's most sacred relics, the Emerald Buddha, and later light an auspicious candle as he conducts the final rituals before his three days of coronation events....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Glass, Golden Flames or a Beam of Light: What Should Replace Notre-Dame’s Spire? Plans for the restoration of the Paris cathedral have begun appearing online even before an official contest opens. Some have been received more kindly than others....
19:34, 05/10/2019

Stunningly realistic video game visuals made by simulating light rays Real-time ray tracing is creating impressively realistic video game graphics. It uses powerful chips to calculate how millions of light rays reflect in a scene...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hit With Power Tripping, Chief Minister Kamal Nath Votes In Camera Light Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath was one of the early voters who turned up on Monday to exercise their voting rights in Chhindwara, where Mr Nath's son Nakul Nath is a Congress candidate....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Scientists developed a light-activated bio-glue that can seal a heart wound in seconds Reuters / Luisa Gonzalez A new "bio-glue" developed by Chinese researchers could one day be used to stop emergency bleeding. The glue, which is activated by UV light, could stop hearts and arteries from bleeding in less than a minute. The bio-glue...
22:34, 05/15/2019

In photos: Jeff Daniels, Judith Light among actors celebrating Tony Award nominations Tony Award nominees, including Jeff Daniels, Bob Mackie and Judith Light, walk the red carpet at the media event for the awards on May 1, 2019 in New York City....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Barr puts Trump’s actions in best light, despite ‘substantial evidence’ of obstruction cited by Mueller The attorney general’s analysis of Trump’s efforts to push out the special counsel provided the most revealing look yet at Barr’s rationale for concluding that there was not sufficient evidence to charge the president....
03:17, 05/02/2019

California synagogue shooting casts harsh light on mutual-fund darling Cloudflare The gunmen accused of attacking U.S. synagogues and New Zealand mosques over the past six months brewed their ideas on online hate sites, pulling U.S. cyber-defense firm Cloudflare Inc into a debate on the balance between online speech and security....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Marine killed, six others injured after their light armored vehicle rolled over during training in Southern California CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Marine killed, six others injured after their light armored vehicle rolled over during training in Southern California....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Emiliano Sala: season’s saddest saga shines light on game’s dark places | Barney Ronay Cardiff striker’s death continues to cast its shadow, a tragedy revealing much about football’s unseemly financial wrangles and middlemen. It has some distance left to run yetWith an hour to go before kick-off on a lovely soft spring day, the Cardiff...
11:51, 05/11/2019

Here's Why There's a Whole Private Air Force in Texas If you had to guess which state contains a private air force, you would guess Texas. You just would. Airborne Tactical Advantage, located near Fort Worth, Texas, has an inventory of more than 90 fighter and attack jets, contracting them to the U.S. m...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Israel is the first to respond to a cyberattack with immediate force It's no longer novel for militaries to respond to cyberattacks with physical force (the US used a drone strike in 2015), but now they're being treated with the same urgency as real-world bullets and missiles. Israel Defense Forces have lau...
14:17, 05/06/2019

Bruce Springsteen-inspired 'Blinded by the Light' gets first trailer: See it here 'Blinded by the Light' is based on the 'Greetings from Bury Park' memoir by Sarfraz Manzoor        ...
23:17, 05/02/2019

Libya’s eastern government says it won’t rule by force PARIS (AP) — The government in eastern Libya allied with forces attacking the capital says it does not want to rule the country by force. Abdulhadi Lahweej, the foreign minister in the Benghazi-based government, told The Associated Press on Thursday ...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Blues force Game 7 with road win at Stars David Perron's second-period goal broke the deadlock and Jordan Binnington made 22 saves as the visiting St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 Sunday afternoon to force a Game 7 in their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series....
05:51, 05/06/2019

Blazers force Game 7 with 119-108 victory over Denver PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 in their series with Denver with a 119-108 victory on Thursday night. The Nuggets ...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Far-right expected to gain as Spaniards turn out in force Divided Spanish voters have turned out in force for the country’s general election, with all eyes on whether a far-right party will enter parliament for the first time in decades and potentially help the conservatives unseat the Socialist government...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Transformers are real and Decepticons have infiltrated the U.S. Air Force Some unsettling news from Transformers fan site Seibertron: The Decepticons, an evil army of alien robots from the planet Cybertron, have somehow managed to infiltrate the United States military. These Cybertronians—or “Transformers,” as they’re more...
04:17, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia will defend itself 'with all force' but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia has vowed to try and prevent a Middle East war, but if conflict breaks out it will defend itself "with all force and determination." It comes amid a recent spike in tensions with regional rival Iran....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch precision -- to preserve the widely held belief that the stealth fighter is the most advanced and d...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Trump Jr. subpoena could force GOP loyalty test If Donald Trump Jr. doesn't comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena, the chamber is preparing for the possibility it could vote on enforcing the order on the Senate floor, according to sources in both parties.Republicans said priva...
06:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. Air Force F-35As conduct first combat mission An airstrike against an IS tunnel network and weapons cache in Iraq marked the first combat employment for the U.S. Air Force's variant of the F-35 fifth generation fighter aircraft....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Southwest: Boeing didn't say warning light on 737 Max didn't work Boeing did not initially tell Southwest Airlines, the largest U.S. operator of the 737 Max 8, that a standard safety feature warning pilots about faulty sensors had been deactivated, the carrier said....
15:34, 04/29/2019

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals available under new rules....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Blues force Game 7 with 4-1 win over Stars, stunned Bishop DALLAS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored in a 33-second span of the third period for St. Louis that knocked Dallas goaltender Ben Bishop out of the game, and the Blues beat the Stars 4-1 on Sunday to force Game 7 in the second-round Wester...
01:00, 05/06/2019

A Popcorn Seller Has Caught The Attention Of Pakistan Air Force The engine is from a roadcutter, the wings are burlap, the wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw: a popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Pakistan Air Force by building his own plane....
09:00, 05/06/2019

US Air Force successfully shoots down multiple missiles with a laser The US Air Force just edged closer to its goal of outfitting aircraft with laser weapons. Testers at the White Sands Missile Range have successfully shot down multiple air-launched missiles using the Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiE...
03:34, 05/06/2019

US warns Iran of 'unrelenting force' as it deploys carrier The US has dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East after receiving "clear indications" that Iran was preparing to possibly attack US forces in the region....
10:17, 05/06/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics experts said....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes Primavera Capital different and what the trade war means for business....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Landeskog scores OT winner, Avs force Game 7 with Sharks DENVER (AP) — Captain Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime after Colorado squandered a late lead in regulation and the Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Monday night to force a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal seri...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Landeskog nets OT winner as Avalanche force Game 7 Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche saved their season by beating the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals in Denver on Monday night....
08:51, 05/07/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at the forefront of the movement that toppled him....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Pelosi: Trump not authorized to use military force in Iran House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the Trump administration Thursday that it lacks congressional authority to use military force against Iran amid reports his aides are calling for military mobilization to respond to new threats in the region....
21:34, 05/16/2019

John and Brittany Force top NHRA qualifying at Baytown John and Brittany Force topped qualifying in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway, the first time a father-daughter duo has swept the nitro categories        ...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Brexit failures force Britain to participate in EU elections British officials said Tuesday there isn't enough time to ratify a deal to leave the European Union before the European Parliament elections later this month, meaning Britain will have to participate....
06:34, 05/08/2019

The oil route that could be at the center of a U.S. warning of ‘unrelenting force’ against Iran While it remains unclear what prompted U.S. concerns over a possible Iranian attack, Tehran once again threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz in recent weeks....
18:17, 05/06/2019

New HHS rule to force drug companies to list prices in TV ads Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Wednesday a new rule to require pharmaceutical companies to reveal the prices of drugs they advertise in television ads....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Brittany Force wins Top Fuel final at Baytown Brittany Force won the Top Fuel final in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals and John Force Racing teammate Robert Hight topped the Funny Car field        ...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Alligator blocks runway at Air Force base in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Staff at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida had to bring in a front-end loader to remove an alligator that was lounging on a runway. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the large reptile was spotted Tuesday morning on a ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Air Force Gets Its First Apache Attack Helicopter At Boeing Plant In US The first Apache Guardian attack helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at a production facility of Boeing in Arizona on Friday, the Indian Air Force tweeted this morning. The......
12:34, 05/11/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is trying to provoke the United States into overreacting....
06:17, 05/11/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions that stem from fallout over the 2015 nuclear deal....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned hopes on the continuing dialogue between the two nations....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Jury convicts former Air Force cadet of raping classmate DENVER (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Colorado say a former Air Force Academy cadet has been convicted of raping a fellow cadet. U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn’s office says jurors found 20-year-old Alvaro Pablo Velarde guilty on Thursday of two count...
04:00, 05/03/2019

‘Meanwhile spaces’: the empty shops becoming a creative force across the country From hat-makers to carpenters, art centres to gift boutiques, new life is coming to properties abandoned in the retail slumpMeanwhile seems such a bland word. Ostensibly, it is a scrap of time between one event and another. But in every hard-boiled t...
18:00, 05/02/2019

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

US Air Force General Tod Wolters sworn in as NATO commander BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters has been sworn in as the top military officer of the 29-nation NATO military alliance. The former pilot, who has served in Afghanistan and Iraq, became Supreme Allied Commander Europe at a ceremon...
13:00, 05/03/2019

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

Anger is an energy: how to turn fury into a force for good Ten high-profile people, including Gina Miller, Alexandria Villaseñor, John Bird and Mo Gawdat, reveal how they have harnessed their inner rageFormer chief business officer for Google X and the author of Solve for Happy Continue reading......
10:51, 05/13/2019

Kip Niven, actor from 'Magnum Force' and 'Alice,' dies at 73 Actor Kip Niven, known for roles in films such as "Magnum Force" and TV shows including "Alice" and "The Waltons," has died, the Jackson County medical examiner's office in Kansas City, Missouri, confirmed to CNN....
19:34, 05/09/2019

The Moto Z4 Force could be Motorola's answer to the Galaxy S10e The Motorola Moto Z3Despite big marketing budgets, the original Moto Z Force and its subsequent sequel failed to be the sales hits Motorola was hoping for. Eventually, this led to the brand’s exit last year from the flagship segment, but now it seems...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Air Force to reactivate aggressor squadron at Nellis for F-35 training The U.S. Air Force announced plans to reactivate an aggressor squadron and move 11 F-35A Lightning IIs to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in an effort to improve training for the stealth fighter aircraft....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Pilots safely eject from Air Force T-6 trainer before crash Two crew members safely ejected from a T-6 Texan II trainer plane southwest of Hastings, Okla., near Lake Waurika Wednesday afternoon, military officials said....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased thr...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Judge tosses complaint to force return of Confederate statue WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge has dismissed a complaint which sought to have a city return a Confederate statue to the site from which it was removed almost two months ago. A Forsyth County judge on Wednesday dismissed the complai...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Slumping Ben Simmons comes to life as Sixers force Game 7 against Raptors Butler scores 25 in leading 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7Lillard pours in 32 to help Trail Blazers stave off eliminationJimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname.With “Jimmy! Butler!” chants ringing from the rafters, he helped Philadel...
18:34, 05/10/2019

Jimmy Butler pours it on as 76ers force Game 7 vs. Raptors PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname. With “Jimmy! Butler!” chants ringing from the rafters, he helped Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals, hitting big baske...
11:51, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Task force created to improve school safety efforts PHOENIX – A new task force has been created to help make Arizona schools safer from gun violence. On Monday, May 13th, the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman, alongside representatives of March for Our Lives Arizona, an...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals, hitting them in bunches and scoring 25 points in the 76ers’ 112-101 victory ...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, th...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Trade war could force the price of the Apple iPhone XR to be hiked by $160 says analyst As reported today by the BBC (via AppleInsider) the White House announced this morning that it has increased tariffs on $250 billion of products imported from China to 25% from 10%. Since Apple devices were not on the original list of affected produc...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Storms force postponement of Regions Tradition final round Final round of Regions Tradition, the 1st of 5 senior major championships, postponed until Monday because of thunderstorms        ...
22:51, 05/12/2019

Israel marks 71st birthday with barbecues, air force shows JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is celebrating 71 years since the country was founded as a haven for Jews in the aftermath of the Holocaust. People flocked to parks and beaches on Thursday to celebrate Independence Day, enjoying barbeques and watching air fo...
15:17, 05/09/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobilization. The task force will consist of B-52 bombers and a U-S carrier strike group. U-S central c...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Colorado Avalanche force NHL playoff Game 7 with OT win over San Jose Sharks Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime as the Colorado Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks to force a decisive Game 7.        ...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Libya force says it seized foreign pilot after downing plane BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan fighters say they shot down an enemy plane over Tripoli and captured its European pilot. The Libyan National Army, led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, released video footage Tuesday of a man in bloodied clothes. Under q...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel on Saturday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Force raced to her third No. 1 qualifier of the season and 13th of her career with her Frid...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Leaked report: crashed Russian Air Force MiG-31 was shot down by wingman MiG-31 [credit: Russian Air Force ] Almost exactly two years ago, a Russian Air Force MiG-31 Foxhound supersonic interceptor went down durin...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Nanny, Roused From Nap, Force-Fed Baby To Death; Sentenced To 15 Years Oluremi Adeleye, 73, was found guilty of child abuse and second-degree murder in February after a week-long trial in which prosecutors argued that the nanny unscrewed the lid of a baby bottle and......
05:34, 05/04/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will be the key to future successes....
20:00, 05/04/2019

Air Force estimates $420M needed to rebuild Nebraska base The Air Force is raising its cost estimate to $420 million to repair and replace structures damaged at Nebraska's Offutt Air Force Base following severe flooding that inundated buildings with water....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Raytheon shoots down drone with lasers, microwaves in Air Force test A U.S. Air Force exercise using advanced high power microwave and mobile high energy laser systems successfully shot down drones, contractor Raytheon announced....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Jupiter could be cracking its moon Europa with powerful magnetic force Jupiter’s colossal magnetic field may create a jet stream in Europa’s subsurface ocean, which could explain cracks in its surface and help nourish life there...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Air Force Says It Has Successfully Shot Down Multiple Missiles Using a Laser Prototype The U.S. Air Force announced on Friday that it had successfully used a ground-based surrogate for its laser weapons project, the Self-Protect High-Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD), to shoot down multiple air-launched missiles during a test at White...
20:51, 05/05/2019

A Mysterious Force Has Been Blocking Car Key Fobs in This Small Ohio Town For several weeks, citizens of North Olmstead, Ohio—a small town a few miles west of a NASA research center—have been plagued by a mysterious force that has blocked their garage openers and car key fobs from functioning. But after many attempts by a...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Air Force's B-1B bombers back in the air after month-long safety inspection Flights of the Air Force's B-1B Lancer bombers have resumed after a nearly month-long stand-down after potentially fleet-wide issues regarding the planes' drogue parachutes were identified....
18:17, 04/28/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you shouldn't miss....
12:51, 05/17/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was past....
08:34, 05/08/2019

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

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
18:17, 05/11/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to rehabilitate its reputation for corruption and nepotism....
15:17, 05/06/2019

Sununu on Nadler, Pelosi: 'You'd have to be really dumb' to think court will force Barr to break law Fomer New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Monday on "America's Newsroom" that House Democratic leaders would have to be "dumb" to believe that a federal court would force Attorney General William Barr to break the law....
00:34, 05/14/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to chur...
13:18, 05/09/2019

'Medicare-for-all' will raise taxes, force hospital layoffs: Chris Jacobs Chris Jacobs, the founder of a Washington D.C.-based policy consulting firm, warned on "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday that the single-payer, "Medicare For All" health care system would mean a spike in taxes for many Americans....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'' Forces Air Force To Postpone BrahMos Missile Testfiring In view of the cyclone storm ''Fani'', the Indian Air Force (IAF) and BrahMos Aerospace have put on hold the testfire of the air-launched version of supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi-30 combat......
21:51, 04/29/2019

Florida man sought after breaking into home, taking daughter by force, police say A Florida father may be heading to another state after breaking into a home and taking off with his 8-year-old biological daughter, authorities said Saturday....
18:00, 05/12/2019

76ers bounce back to handle Raptors and force decisive Game 7 Two nights after getting blown out by 36 points, the Sixers rebounded with a 112-101 win over the Raptors to force a Game 7 back in Toronto.        ...
06:51, 05/10/2019

Force is officially with Californians as lawmakers recognize May 4 as ‘Star Wars Day’: report The fan-favorite "Star Wars" movie franchise -- famed for its array of stormtroopers, Jedi knights and epic space battles -- has added something new to its legend in California....
23:00, 05/04/2019

High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
07:34, 05/16/2019

De Blasio attacks Trump’s Air Force One video after filming at Gracie Mansion COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Pot, meet kettle. Mayor de Blasio on Saturday attacked President Trump for allegedly violating a federal law banning the use of government resources in politics — even though Hizzoner filmed his own campaign announcem...
06:34, 05/19/2019

Elite Iranian force raids modeling agencies for 'promoting vulgarity' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards force has raided three underground modeling agencies, accusing the companies and their aspiring models of flouting strict Islamic dress codes for women, Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday....
17:17, 05/18/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Before Donovan, the service's under secretary, was navigating Washington bureaucracy, he thrilled audie...
21:34, 05/16/2019

IAF Jets Force Plane From Karachi To Land After Flight Path Deviation Indian Air Force fighter jets today forced a Georgian An-12 aircraft from Tbilisi to Delhi via Karachi to land at the Jaipur airport over violation of air space....
19:51, 05/10/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over voter apathy barely a generation after many of their parents won the right to vote for the first time....
21:34, 05/03/2019

How Did the Songhai Empire Dominate West Africa? The Songhai Empire dominated West Africa between the 15th and 16th centuries. This empire was a successor state of the powerful, centuries-long Mali Empire.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment across the continent....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely win enough votes to remain in power, with the mak...
12:34, 05/01/2019

Some 1,800 miners caught underground in South Africa South Africa's department of mineral resources says plans are underway to free a large number of miners caught underground by hoisting them up an adjoining shaft....
20:00, 04/30/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of apartheid in 1994....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
14:51, 05/15/2019

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:51, 04/28/2019

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

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
17:17, 05/15/2019

A New Assignment for the Sussexes: Royal Envoys to Africa? The assignment could serve two purposes: to shore up the British Commonwealth, and to keep the royals out of the goldfish bowl of London’s royal palaces....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'': Disaster Response Force, Coast Guard Put On High Alert The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indian Coast Guard have been put on high alert and fishermen asked not to venture into the sea as cyclone ''Fani'' is expected to intensify into a......
11:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 4-High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Damian Lillard erupts as Trail Blazers whip Nuggets to force Game 7 PORTLAND, Ore. — The shots were finally falling for Damian Lillard. Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a decisive Game 7 in their series with Denver with a 119-108 ...
11:51, 05/10/2019

Elite drone and attack helicopter task force still hunts Taliban in Afghanistan Attack drones, fixed-wing surveillance aircraft and Apache helicopters continue to patrol the Afghanistan skies to find and destroy enemy targets and weapons in the austere, mountainous terrain of a war-weary country still immersed in more than 15-ye...
20:34, 05/02/2019

Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum lead Blazers past Nuggets to force Game 7 Damian Lillard had 32 points and C.J. McCollum had 30 as the Blazers avoided elimination and forced a deciding game with a 119-108 win over the Nuggets.        ...
09:17, 05/10/2019

DeVore: 'Tax the rich' proposals by Warren, Sanders force GOP to defend unpopular interests A former Republican California state assemblyman said Friday on "Fox & Friends" that "tax the rich"-type proposals are attractive to a wide swath of voters because it forces the GOP to defend "interests that frankly aren't very popular."...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties.        ...
16:17, 05/16/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Northrop Grumman receives $46M order for eight Air Force threat simulation, training systems Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $46 million delivery order from the U.S. Air Force for eight joint threat emitter units for electronic warfare simulation and training....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Air Force calls for new 'Vanguard' weapons program with hypersonics, lasers and networked missiles Aggressive pursuit of hypersonics, lasers, networked cruise missiles, artificial intelligence, smart bombs and cyberwar inform the conceptual and technical basis for the Air Force’s new “Vanguard” programs, new Air Force strategic efforts to synthesi...
15:51, 04/29/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Command after the state left off a short list for the project....
00:17, 05/15/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike group was traveling to the region amid tensions in Gaza. President Trump’s National Security Adviso...
05:34, 05/06/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
14:00, 05/06/2019

New post-hurricane repair work at Tyndall Air Force Base halted as funds run out Rebuilding of Tyndall AFB, Fla., which sustained $5 billion in damage in 2018 from Hurricane Michael, stopped on Wednesday due to a lack of funding for the work from Congress....
20:17, 05/01/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
08:34, 05/06/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress retained control of South Africa's parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took pow...
15:34, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election win with street party Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate victory in last week's election despite a lower share of the vote....
19:51, 05/12/2019

Cyclone Kenneth is one of the strongest storms to hit mainland Africa Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in Mozambique on 25 April and may have been intensified by climate change. The storm could dump nearly a metre of rain in the next few days...
18:51, 04/28/2019

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

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
12:34, 05/13/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Inequality in South Africa The May 13, 2019, International cover of TIME examines South Africa as “the world’s most unequal country.” Depicting a topic as expansive as inequality in a single frame is a challenge, especially since unequal experiences are often...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming election?...
23:00, 04/28/2019

South Africa's populist party takes aim at ruling ANC With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa's political landscape, becoming a potent challenge to the ruling African National Congress....
17:51, 05/06/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
08:34, 05/13/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday. With 99.9% of votes counted, the ANC has 57% of the vote. It is ...
15:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
17:34, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday....
12:00, 05/11/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country....
11:51, 05/04/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
18:34, 05/10/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
18:34, 05/09/2019

South Africa Voters in Dark on Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
18:17, 05/04/2019

South Africa election: ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but after a lower voter turnout. Issues around corruption and unemployment may have played their part....
18:34, 05/09/2019

South Africa's election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers....
14:34, 05/05/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in the country's North West province earlier that month....
17:51, 05/06/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?...
12:34, 05/08/2019

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

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Sweeping class-action lawsuit could force unions nationwide to refund millions in fees A massive class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Wednesday could force unions to refund hundreds of millions of dollars in agency fees paid by thousands of workers nationwide prior to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling last year in Janus v. AFSCM...
19:17, 05/01/2019

FDNY Special Operations Command Task Force run dual terror attack drill A terrorist’s bomb has just reverberated through a Brooklyn commuter tunnel at the height of the Wednesday morning rush, clouding the already dark passage with smoke and wounding several. With the FDNY still racing to the rescue, another call crackle...
17:51, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Dia Simms, force behind Sean 'Diddy' Combs' vast empire, reveals how to make it in a man's world Dia Simms, president of Sean Combs' sprawling business empire, says to this day there are times Combs is the only one in the room who doesn't expect her to fetch coffee. She is on a mission to change conditions for all women in the workplac...
18:51, 05/18/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
18:17, 05/01/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is courting the youth vote....
21:51, 05/06/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public was invited to line the Alexander III Bridge in central Paris as the funeral cortege passed slowly for...
14:00, 05/14/2019

South Africa’s president vows more jobs at election rally Campaign rallies for South Africa’s upcoming elections have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers...
15:00, 05/05/2019

South Africa's white far-right outcasts are finding friends on Facebook South Africa's far-right failed to sabotage the transition from white minority rule to democracy 25 years ago. Now, conservative Afrikaner farmers are feeling relevant again under a dubious "white genocide" hashtag....
00:34, 05/08/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC holds onto lead in national vote The ruling African National Congress has a comfortable lead in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary election with more than two-thirds of the vote counted...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Mewis scores two as US start World Cup warm-ups with win over South Africa Samantha Mewis scores twice in USWNT’s 3-0 win Carli Lloyd’s late goal takes her to fourth on all-time listSamantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the US women’s national team began their World Cup send-off series with a 3-0 victory over South...
03:34, 05/13/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women's World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday....
01:51, 05/13/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Samantha Mewis scores twice to lead US past South Africa 3-0 SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Samantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the U.S. women’s national team began its World Cup send-off series with a 3-0 victory over South Africa on Sunday. After missing most of 2018 with a knee injury, Mewis is...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Horrors of lion farming and captivity in South Africa revealed Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft has made an emotional call to the government to follow the lead of the US and the Netherlands and ban the import of "barbaric" captive lion trophies....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Early results suggest ANC to retain power in South Africa Early vote tallies suggest South Africa's ruling ANC party will retain power after an election on Wednesday, but analysts said its share of the vote could fall below 60 percent for the first time since the end of white minority rule....
16:34, 05/09/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednesday’s vote comes 25 years after the end of apartheid, but despite the demise of the system of r...
08:17, 05/08/2019

South Africa's 2019 wine harvest set to hit lowest in more than a decade South Africa, the world's eighth largest wine producer, is expected to harvest its smallest amount of wine grapes in 14 years this year, as dry conditions and fluctuating weather hit output, an industry report said on Monday....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showing support ranging between 51 and 61 percent....
17:51, 04/30/2019

Early results suggest ANC will retain power in South Africa Results from nearly half of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but at risk of its worst performance in a national poll since the end of white minority rule 25 years ago....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
08:51, 04/30/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
20:00, 04/28/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an interest in holding a race...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Athletics South Africa to appeal against Caster Semenya ruling South African sports ministry confirm challenge to rulingClaim made two of three judges in case were ‘conflicted’South Africa’s track federation will appeal against the recent Caster Semenya ruling, the country’s sports ministry has confirmed.The gov...
16:17, 05/14/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people have started voting in a landmark general election in South Africa, where the ruling African National Co...
13:51, 05/08/2019

Total enters $8.8 bln deal with Occidental for Anadarko's Africa assets French energy major Total said on Sunday it had reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa for a consideration of $8.8 billion....
22:00, 05/05/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it swept to power at the end of white minority rule....
11:00, 05/09/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections....
20:17, 05/12/2019

South Africa's ANC leads with 56.99% of vote after 80% of voting districts counted The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa's parliamentary election with 80% of the voting districts counted, according to the electoral commission's figures....
13:17, 05/10/2019

Post-apartheid South Africa is the world’s most unequal country JOHANNESBURG — Perhaps nowhere in today’s South Africa is the country’s inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra. With its gleaming high-rises and lush estates, Sandton is known as Afr...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Two French soldiers killed freeing four captives in West Africa PARIS — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French Presid...
04:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s general election, senior officials in South Africa’s rul...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages in west Africa South Korean, US and French hostages are safe after rescue operation, France saysFrench special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid that cost the lives of two so...
14:00, 05/10/2019

The President of South Africa on Finding That ‘Mandela Magic’ to Fix the Country On April 15, TIME met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at his official residence, three weeks before the May 8 election. A longtime antiapartheid activist and high-ranking official of the ANC, the 66-year-old became Deputy President in 2014 and South A...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Elephant kills soldier on anti-poaching mission in Africa Britain’s Ministry of Defense says Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was on patrol in Liwonde National Park, Malawi when he was killed on Sunday....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Germany’s Merkel arrives in Niger on West Africa tour NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Niger for the final stop of her three-nation West Africa tour. Earlier on Thursday Merkel met with some of the 850 German soldiers who are serving with the United Nations peacekeepin...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The dominant ANC is living on borrowed time, says Claus Stäcker....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked By Man At Sports Event In South Africa Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting....
01:17, 05/19/2019

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

Two French soldiers killed in rescue of four hostages in West Africa Two French soldiers were killed in an operation to rescue four hostages in the Sahel region of Africa, France said on Friday, adding that the hostages, including a U.S. woman, a South Korean citizen and two Frenchmen, were now safe....
13:17, 05/10/2019

Young voters eager for change in South Africa’s election As South Africa’s May 8 election approaches, political observers are watching the country’s young voters, who say they are eager to end the continued economic inequality...
12:34, 05/04/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election victory in downtown Johannesburg Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate their party's victory in last week's election despite a lower share of the vote....
15:51, 05/12/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
06:00, 05/12/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of ‘deviant tendencies’ JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president is vowing to purge his party of “bad and deviant tendencies” as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections. The 57% share of the vote was the worst-eve...
19:00, 05/12/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy I-Med radiology clinic in Darwin is shiny and quiet, the public holiday giving the machines and their...
02:34, 05/12/2019

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
02:34, 05/12/2019

The party that led South Africa out of apartheid wins narrowly in election The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, continued a steady slide after years of corruption scandals and as growing cynicism drove down voter turnout....
23:34, 05/11/2019

South Africa sweeps into final election campaign weekend JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s political parties are sweeping into the final weekend of campaigning ahead of Wednesday’s election in which the ruling African National Congress might find its greatest challenge from within. Twenty-five...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Brave Rider Tackles The Nürburgring on a Honda Africa Twin We don’t often hear about motorcycles at the Nürburgring. For one thing, the track doesn’t allow motorcycles to set official lap times around the full track like cars can, so riders are limited to the Bridge to Gantry lap time. For another, riding a ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruising to lead in national vote JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The ruling African National Congress is coasting to a comfortable lead in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections with 76% of the vote counted, but the ongoing tally shows the party getting less support than ...
10:17, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, though the party was on course for its worst performance since it swept to power a quarter of a century ago....
11:34, 05/10/2019

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulting in the death and injury of various civilians, the United Nations chief, António Guterres, and the ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the north-east of the country, the head of the UN health agency said on Thursday....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency....
05:34, 05/15/2019

5 books not to miss: Jill Biden memoir 'Where the Light Enters,' 'The Bride Test' Helen Hoang charms with new romance "The Bride Test," Jill Biden releases her memoir "Where the Light Enters," and more can't-miss new releases.        ...
01:17, 05/05/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
11:51, 05/07/2019

Argh, me back: Arnold Schwarzenegger OK after South Africa flying kick Film star struck at Arnold Classic Africa bodybuilding eventFormer California governor reassures fans after incidentArnold Schwarzenegger was struck by a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former Californi...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about him....
23:51, 05/18/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
07:51, 05/08/2019

Breaking South Africa's election news with a unique WhatsApp channel Rapper and scholar Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is offering a journey into the "heart of the 2019 South African election" on his innovative WhatsApp channel, #SMWX....
00:34, 05/08/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Dropkicked in the Back by an "Idiot" at South Africa Event Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked by a man he later called an "idiot" while on a trip to South Africa on Saturday, but he didn't even know it until he went online. A viral......
23:17, 05/18/2019

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa's first all-race poll....
04:17, 05/08/2019

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since coming to power in 1994....
15:34, 05/09/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
06:51, 05/07/2019

Author Ruth Weiss: 'South Africa's revolution of change has not yet ended' After fleeing Nazi Germany, the 94-year-old journalist and author grew up in South Africa and dedicated her life to combating racism. Weiss tells DW about her upbringing and her thoughts on democracy in her country....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the campaign will save many lives, but there are some drawbacks....
18:17, 05/01/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of final results coming later in the day....
19:34, 05/11/2019

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

South Africa plans to appeal Caster Semenya testosterone ruling South Africa's government has said it wants an appeal to be lodged against rules that force some female athletes to reduce testosterone levels. Olympic champion Caster Semenya had challenged the new regulations....
23:34, 05/13/2019

South Africa election: early results point to reduced ANC majority Party expected to retain power with 56% of vote, its lowest share in democratic eraEarly results in South Africa’s general election suggest the ruling African National Congress party (ANC) is heading for a historic low but with enough votes to retain...
17:00, 05/09/2019

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) strolled toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, partial results showed, though the party is on course for its worst performance in a national poll in its 25 years in government....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion to Sufism....
21:17, 05/09/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party infighting....
17:34, 05/10/2019

Warren Gatland to take charge of Lions for 2021 South Africa tour Gatland understood to have agreed to take role for third timeIt would end chance of succeeding Eddie Jones after World CupWarren Gatland’s verbal agreement to head the Lions for a third successive tour will give him time to consider his options after...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and......
20:17, 05/10/2019

Caster Semenya ruling 'tramples on dignity' of athletes, South Africa says Olympian receives strong backing from South African government and fellow athletesSouth Africans have expressed widespread support for the double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who will run her last 800m on Friday before the imposition of controver...
14:51, 05/03/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., France and South Korea who were kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, Frenc...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s general election in order to strengthen the ruling African National Congress party (ANC), documents seen b...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
00:34, 05/09/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid to freedom. “We have moved from an era of pessimi...
08:34, 05/06/2019

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

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced p...
01:17, 05/17/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be the last time the governing ANC wins an overall majority, unless the party renews itself and starts d...
08:51, 05/08/2019

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

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encountered mothers with no record of their children’s vaccinations, caregivers who could not remember clini...
21:17, 05/05/2019

World Bank's new president skips China's Belt and Road for Africa trip Nearly 40 world leaders and scores of finance officials, including International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, are gathered in Beijing for China's second Belt and Road infrastructure summit, but the World Bank's new president is ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Merkel kicks off West Africa tour pledging support in fight against terrorism Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The chancellor has now pledged millions to improve security in the Sahel region....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Hyundai Creates Relief Task Force To Support Vehicle Owners In Cyclone Fani Affected Odisha And West Hyundai India has announced creating a special "Hyundai Relief Task Force" to support its customers affected by the untimely Fani Cyclone in Odisha and West Bengal states....
14:00, 05/04/2019

Caster Semenya, Hero in South Africa, Fights Hormone Testing on a Global Stage The 28-year-old runner, who holds two Olympic gold medals, has been lauded for her resistance to international sports officials’ limits on female athletes....
03:51, 05/02/2019

Florida university students, faculty robbed at gunpoint during school trip to South Africa A group of University of Florida students who traveled to South Africa for a 3-week outreach program were robbed at gunpoint on Monday, the university said....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Navy SEAL pleads guilty in hazing death of Green Beret during Africa deployment A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty Thursday in the hazing death of a Green Beret soldier, detailing the late-night plot to break into 34-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar's room with a sledgehammer, put him in a chokehold and restrain him with duct tape....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the international community to  help some 1.6 million children still reeling from its impact.  ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to punish corrupt officials as national vote nears South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before elections at which its overwhelming majority faces its sternest test since the party rose to power....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Carli Lloyd nutmegs keeper with historic goal as U.S. women beat South Africa United States women's soccer star Carli Lloyd moved up to No. 4 on the all-time scoring list with a nutmeg goal in the USWNT's win against South Africa....
18:51, 05/13/2019

South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment....
08:17, 05/08/2019

Charles Barkley donates $45,000 for Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon's water project in Africa Malcolm Brogdon spoke to the NBA on TNT crew about his charity that builds clean water wells in Africa, and Charles Barkley pledged a big donation.        ...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday. ...
19:34, 05/08/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for the party has declined compared to five years ago due to controversies over government corruption....
17:00, 05/10/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to la...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
06:17, 05/08/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump In the days since her golf outing with President trump, Thompson claimed that her social media has been bombarded with "hurtful" comments.        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
02:00, 05/01/2019

W. Africa Crude-European demand seen higher on crude shortages, high gasoline cracks Outages in the North Sea, issues with Russian pipelines and reduced exports from some Mediterranean exporting countries have combined to make West African grades more attractive to European customers, traders said on Friday....
19:51, 05/17/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may be added that salt is easily available today which was not the case in ancient times.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Blues 4, Stars 1 | Series is tied, 3-3: N.H.L. Playoffs: Blues Knock Out Stars Goalie and Force Game 7 Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored 33 seconds apart in the third period for St. Louis after Ben Bishop was stunned on a high shot. The goalie left the game after Blais’s goal....
01:51, 05/06/2019

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

Bed Bugs Have Been Creeping Around and Sucking Blood Since the Age of Dinosaurs While bed bugs have been tormenting humanity for millennia, it’s long been assumed their evolutionary journey as parasites first began tens of millions of years ago, when they fed on bats. But an international team of scientists has found evidence su...
17:17, 05/16/2019

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

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham players told to 'park rivalries' for England duty Gareth Southgate has warned his England players they will need to "park their rivalries" to win the Nations League after an intense end to the season at club level....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
19:00, 05/16/2019

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

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Bachelor Nation Couple Tournament: Vote for Your Favorite Final Four Pair Now! The Bachelorette kicked off this week and it has us seeing roses...lots and lots of roses. The premiere of the new season, starring Hannah Brown, also has us thinking about all of the......
19:51, 05/16/2019

A Boss Gig, a New Home and Starting a Family: Inside Kaley Cuoco's Big Next Steps As endings go, it was equal parts sad and satisfying. As reluctant as Kaley Cuoco was to say goodbye to Penny, the waitress/aspiring actress turned pharmaceutical rep she inhabited for......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Michigan state Senator says abortions ‘should be painful’ A Michigan state legislator said abortions “should be painful” as she called for an end to certain procedures this week, according to a report. Republican state Senator Kim LaSata made the comments Tuesday as she argued for a proposed ban...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Belgium's King Albert II faces daily fine in paternity dispute Former king is refusing to undergo DNA test to disprove woman’s claims he is her fatherKing Albert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six years ago, is to be fined €5,000 (£4,370) for every day that he refuses to undergo a DNA test to disprove...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Malawi: Head to head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a ridiculously fun ride down memory lane Crash Team Racing first sped onto the PlayStation in 1999, giving Crash Bandicoot fans the chance to experience the zaniness of Naughty Dog’s characters on the racetrack. Now 20 years later, and following the success of the Crash Bandicoot N.S...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning says she will not comply with new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning said on Thursday she will not comply with a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks and will ask a federal court to quash it....
21:17, 05/16/2019

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

A Photo Agency Took Photos of Prince Harry’s Bedroom From a Helicopter. It’s Now Paid Him ‘Substantial Damages’ (LONDON) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bedroom. Harry accepted substantial damages and an ap...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Chip gear maker Applied Materials results beat estimates, shares rise U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc's reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast third-quarter revenue and profit above estimates on Thursday, allaying investor concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Republicans’ 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....
23:17, 05/16/2019

MG ZS EV: electric SUV lands in UK at London motor show Kia Soul EV rival to go on sale in September, and brand boss promises "value for money" MG's first fully electric model, the ZS EV, has made its UK public debut at the 2019 London motor show.  On display for interested punters to examine until 19 Ma...
23:17, 05/16/2019

The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament....
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

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

Epic Games Store’s first mega sale gives Steam a run for its money The Epic Games Store just unveiled its newest assault on rival Valve’s PC games storefront Stream, using the same big discount strategy that’s come to be associated with the latter. On Thursday, Epic touted the launch of its first big sa...
00:17, 05/17/2019

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

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame......
00:34, 05/17/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft and are teaming up to work on cloud and game-streaming technologies, an unusual partnership between two longtime videogame rivals facing new threats from some of tech’s biggest names....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Charcoal toothpaste may do harm and not much good (Reuters Health) - Charcoal toothpaste may be having a moment as a go-to brightening and whitening tool, but some dentists say these products might actually damage tooth enamel and make cavities more likely....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and maybe tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most re...
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run an 'almost farcical' bid by 'inept' NYC mayor, Judge Napolitano says Bill de Blasio has launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid, but the mayor leads an "inept" New York City Hall and is not going to be taken seriously by the voting public....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden would take down Trump in Pennsylvania, but might not beat Bernie in Dem race: Frank Luntz Joe Biden would get the better of President Trump in Pennsylvania, but the former vice president isn't looking likely at the moment to be the Democrat taking him on in 2020, according to pollster Frank Luntz....
01:51, 05/17/2019

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

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST [Update: Over] It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it is. After all, that weird pain in your arm could be a sign you’re hurtling toward a swift demise, ri...
02:00, 05/17/2019

The Top 10 Ways to Deal with a Slow Internet Connection What’s more annoying than having a great wifi or Ethernet connection, but slow internet speeds? Nothing. Nothing is more annoying than that. When it happens to you—and it will, especially if you jump onto wifi access points at your favorite local bus...
02:00, 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

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

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

Stocks in Asia rise following overnight Dow bounce Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
02:51, 05/17/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos prolife...
02:51, 05/17/2019

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

F-16 pilot safely ejects after jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, but the pilot safely ejected and no injuries were reported, a base spokesman said....
02:51, 05/17/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is the US’ first 5G phone To-scale pictures of the S10 lineup. The 5G version is huge! [credit: Phone Arena ] Samsung and Verizon are introducing the first 5G smartp...
02:51, 05/17/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors, when?        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Hurricane director looks ahead to 2019 season National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham says a warmer atmosphere could lead to more frequent, heavy storms in a preview of the official hurricane outlook forecast to be released at the end of the month. (May 17)       ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

RJ Barrett’s NBA draft preference: Landing with Knicks or Lakers CHICAGO — It looks like RJ Barrett won’t be singing the Memphis blues. According to an NBA source, the 6-foot-7 Duke swingman prefers if he drops past Memphis, to No. 3 or No. 4, to get to play with either the Knicks or Lakers. Memphis has the No. 2 ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

IM Pei, The Architect Behind Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 I.M. Pei, an American modernist architect regarded as one of the world's leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art's East Building, the glass......
04:34, 05/17/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba step out for 'John Wick 3' premieres Red carpet official — twice! Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba seemingly confirmed their romance, attending two premieres together for "John Wick 3" over the past week....
05:00, 05/17/2019

I. M. Pei, architect who designed famous Louvre glass pyramid, dies at 102 Pei's death was confirmed Thursday by Marc Diamond, a spokesman for the architect's New York firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. One of Pei's sons, Li Chung Pei, told The New York Times his father had died overnight....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an innovative study on European public opinon co-authored by an MIT political scientist. The study ag...
06:17, 05/17/2019

The local club pro who outplayed Tiger Woods at PGA Championship Jason Caron had just finished his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black after having carded an impressive even-par 70 to stand tied for 17th — pretty good for a Long Island club pro — when someone asked what he thought about havin...
07:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Trump unveils new immigration plan, Dreamers left out TUCSON – Dreamer Jaime Tadeo has called Southern Arizona home for 17 years, coming over when he was 9-years-old with his parents and little brother from Guadalajara, Mexico. “I feel like DACA might be canceled and that’s just going ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

New Hampshire lunch lady fired for giving food to student who couldn’t pay CANAAN, N.H. (WBTS) – A New Hampshire cafeteria worker is speaking out about being fired for allowing a student who could not pay to take food. Bonnie Kimball, a lunchroom employee at Mascoma Valley Regional High School in Canaan, was let go by...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic.Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first for Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who championed the cause for two decades....
11:34, 05/17/2019

Number Of Dead In Shanghai Building Collapse Rises To 10 The number of dead in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation rose to 10 overnight after three more victims were added to the grim tally, the city government said......
12:00, 05/17/2019

Turkish lira slightly weaker after U.S. trade moves The Turkish lira weakened slightly on Friday as investors weighed up a U.S. decision to end Turkey's preferential trade treatment that allowed some exports to enter the United States duty free, while halving tariffs on Turkish steel imports....
12:34, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

As If! Clueless x K-Swiss Sneakers Have Us Totally Buggin' We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:34, 05/17/2019

Inside the relationship that unleashed Steph Curry's greatness Before the Warriors guard could inspire a generation to believe that no shot was impossible, he had to believe it himself. This is the story of the coach who instilled that belief....
14:17, 05/17/2019

Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says To be an effective networker, it's important to view relationships as "capital," says Zvi Band, relationship strategist and author of "Success Is in Your Sphere."...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, internet legend, dead at 7 Grumpy Cat, the cantankerous internet sensation known the world over for her sour scowl has died. She was 7 years old. Her owners shared the news of the famed cat’s Tuesday morning passing with a Twitter post captioned, “Some days are gru...
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

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Friday Forecast: Below-average temperatures this afternoon TUCSON – It’s going to be a cooler day in Southern Arizona. A storm system passed to our north, leaving behind cooler temperatures in Southern Arizona. Today’s forecast high will be 81 degrees in Tucson, which is about 10 degrees below av...
15:17, 05/17/2019

DJ Khaled Drops Father of Asahd Album Featuring Nipsey Hussle, Beyoncé and More For his latest album, DJ Khaled drew inspiration from who he calls his "biggest blessing": His 2-year-old son. Father of Asahd, his 11th major studio record, was released on......
15:34, 05/17/2019

Wall Street opens lower as trade worries weigh U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, following a three-day run of gains, as trade worries returned after Chinese media took a hard stance on the tariff dispute between the United States and China....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Senior China official says trade war with U.S. could cut growth by 1% point: SCMP A senior official of China's ruling Communist Party said the trade dispute with the U.S. could reduce China's growth pace this year by as much as 1 percentage point, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Giants receiver coach preparing for life without Odell Beckham Jr. No one has any proof how much the Giants will miss Odell Beckham Jr. on the field. Anyone wishing to downplay his absence can point to the production (scoring 40, 0, 27 and 35 points) while Beckham missed the final four games last season as evidence ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

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

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

I listened to a Massive Attack record remixed by a neural network Drums. Synth. The faintest hint of a vocal track. For a moment the song is familiar and I'm teleported back to the late '90s, listening to worn-out cassettes in the backseat of my parent's saloon. But then the track shifts in a way tha...
17:51, 05/17/2019

I got to drive Ford's new hybrid SUV built for cops. They will love it The 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility is the SUV every lead-footed teenager hopes Mom buys but only cops can get.        ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Missouri moves to replace Benton with Truman at US Capitol JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have passed a measure that could send former President Harry Truman back to the U.S. Capitol. The measure given final approval Thursday would put Truman’s statue in place of one of f...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Girl narrowly misses being hit by car Dash cam video shows an elementary school child almost get hit by a car as she crosses the street to catch her school bus.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
18:34, 05/17/2019

At his first news conference in India, PM Modi declines questions Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in power for five years, attended his first news conference ever in India on Friday but took no questions, prompting taunts from journalists and from opposition parties seeking to oust him in an election that ends on Sun...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Reports: Robert Pattinson front-runner to portray Batman Robert Pattinson is the front-runner to portray Batman in Warner Bros. upcoming solo film based on the caped crusader, according to multiple reports....
19:51, 05/17/2019

The best lenses for Nikon Z mount While Canon went big in both price and performance with its low-light specialist $2,300 RF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens, Nikon elected to release the cheaper, slower $600 Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S. Don't be fooled by the price, though. While it's a sto...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Bernie's Campaign Is Now Directly Supporting Strikes, Which Owns The Bernie Sanders campaign used its massive platform and organizing apparatus to rally support for University of California workers’ one-day strike on Thursday, per a new report by HuffPost. Nice!...
20:17, 05/17/2019

The greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in pictures Grumpy cat – real name Tardar Sauce – has died aged seven. The feline appeared on everything from Good Morning America and the Friskies awards to American Idol and Cats the Musical Continue reading......
20:34, 05/17/2019

From mangos to inner goddesses: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekMangos ’Tis the season for delicious Alphonsos. With sea bass at Five Rivers, Walsall; filling a whole menu at London’s Jamavar. Continue reading......
20:34, 05/17/2019

Report: Austrian politician offered contracts for support Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary elections....
20:34, 05/17/2019