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Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output

Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said a spillage in the steelworks of its Volta Redonda plant, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, affected at least 20 emp...

Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output

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UPDATE 1-Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said a spillage in the steelworks of its Volta Redonda plant affected at least 20 employees on Wednesday and stopped production in the affected area....
17:02, 05/15/2019

Nvidia Volta release date, news, and features When it comes to the best graphics cards, Nvidia’s varied selection of awesome graphics cards is unrivaled. From the wickedly powerful GeForce RTX 2080 Ti to the entry-level GTX 1050 – and everything in between. Nvidia remains the crown...
22:34, 05/13/2019

Police reassure public following explosion at Tata steelworks in Wales Emergency services have reassured residents that an explosion at the Indian-owned Tata steel mill, in the Welsh city of Port Talbot, was under control and did not present a risk to the public....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Doubt over Port Talbot steelworks as joint venture abandoned Tata Steel says it is business as usual for its Port Talbot steelworks but "all options" are on the table for its European business after a key merger plan was abandoned....
15:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. Factory Activity Slows in April U.S. factory activity slowed in April, with the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index falling to 52.8, amid concerns over trade tensions and delays at the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:51, 05/01/2019

Dollar Drops as Manufacturing Growth Slows The WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.2% after the Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index fell to 52.8 in April from 55.3 during the previous month....
19:34, 05/01/2019

Veoneer to raise cash as driverless car progress slows Sweden's Veoneer will seek up to $500 million in new capital to help the supplier cope with a downturn in the vehicle market, delays in introducing self-driving technology and costs associated with new product development....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales reach 24 million as momentum slows The massive cowboy adventure game seems to be hitting its peak. But publisher Take-Two is optimistic about its future, especially with Red Dead Online.Read More...
02:51, 05/14/2019

Minimum-Wage Push Slows on Debate Over Regional Differences A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hindering House Democrats’ effort to unite on the issue....
15:00, 05/10/2019

GE cautious as profit rises, cash burn slows; shares rise General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader that sent its shares up more than 5 percent....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Strange odor slows Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to a crawl At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were delayed Thursday after some employees were evacuated from an air traffic control facility due to a strange odor, according to reports. “We are continuing to provide air traffic serv...
21:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-GE profit rises, cash outflow slows, shares jump 10 pct General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader and sending its shares up more than 10 percent in premarket trading....
15:34, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 3-GE profit rises, cash outflow slows, shares jump 10 pct General Electric Co said on Tuesday first-quarter profit from its continuing operations more than tripled, helped by higher sales in its aviation, oil and gas, and healthcare units, and its shares rose more than 10 percent in premarket trading....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Sony flags disappointing profit, scraps targets as gaming slows Sony Corp warned of a sharper-than-expected drop in its annual profit and scrapped some longer-term targets, in a sign a slowdown in its gaming business as its PlayStation 4 console nears the end of its life was beginning to hurt....
18:34, 04/28/2019

GE cautious as profit rises, cash burn slows; shares, bonds rise General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader that sent its shares and bonds higher....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Honda to cut model trims, streamline output Honda is slashing the number of model variations available in North America and other regions and overhauling production in a new push to improve efficiency as growing investments in next-generation technologies pressures the company’s bottom line. ...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Mercedes launches EQC electric crossover output The compact crossover, the first of a fleet of 10 EVs Mercedes plans to launch by 2025, is expected to arrive at U.S. dealerships in the first quarter of 2020, according to forecaster LMC Automotive....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appetite for risk, said two people with knowledge of the mat...
12:00, 05/06/2019

As China's growth slows, CEO of Burger King's parent focuses on the long-term opportunities As Restaurant Brands International aims to surpass 40,000 stores in the next eight to 10 years, some of its new stores will be in China, which is seeing its economy slow down....
01:51, 05/16/2019

Oil falls after Trump pressures OPEC to raise output Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Rising U.S. oil output helps fill gap left by Iran, Venezuela: IEA The world will require very little extra oil from OPEC this year as booming U.S. output will offset falling exports from Iran and Venezuela, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Toyota plans Lexus NX, RXL output at Ontario plant, report says Toyota will produce the Lexus NX crossover and a three-row version of the luxury brand’s top-selling RX crossover at a plant in Cambridge, Ontario, starting in 2022, Bloomberg reported....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Cyprus expects first natgas output from Aphrodite field by 2025 Cyprus expects initial natural gas production from the Aphrodite field will begin between 2024 and 2025, Cyprus' Minister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said on Friday, after negotiations with operators and an ownership squabble delayed output....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Honda to reduce model trim lines, streamline output Honda is slashing the number of model variations available in North America and other regions and overhauling production in a new push to improve efficiency as growing investments in next-generation technologies pressures the company’s bottom line. ...
14:51, 05/08/2019

Ford to scale back V-8 engine output at Ontario plant WINDSOR, Ontario — Ford Motor Co. is dropping one of three production shifts at its Essex engine plant in Windsor, Ontario, in October because of waning demand for 5.0-liter V-8 engines in the automaker’s F-series trucks. The move was made “to bette...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Airbus details Saudi charges, reaffirms output plans Airbus took 297 million euros ($332 million) of charges related to a Saudi border contract after Germany extended a ban on defence exports to the Gulf kingdom, chief financial officer Dominik Asam said....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Devon Energy raises U.S. oil output forecast, beats profit estimates Devon Energy Corp on Tuesday raised its full-year U.S. oil production forecast after posting a better-than-expected quarterly profit on the back higher output, especially in the Delaware basin....
23:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Lundin Petroleum earnings miss forecast as output lags Swedish oil firm Lundin Petroleum , a partner in Norway's giant Johan Sverdrup oilfield, reported lower-than-expected quarterly core earnings on Thursday as output lagged forecasts....
09:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Noble's Q2 output forecast misses after bigger-than-expected loss Noble Energy Inc on Friday reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on lower oil and gas prices and forecast second-quarter production below analysts' estimates....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Oil falls after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
05:34, 04/29/2019

Oil dips on expectations of rising output, China factory and services stutter Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected from U.S. sanctions on Iran, but analysts said markets remained tight....
05:17, 04/30/2019

Oil prices slip after Trump urges greater OPEC output to replace Iranian oil Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
08:51, 04/29/2019

Venezuela's crude upgraders scale back output as exports dwindle-sources PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela/CARACAS, May 15 (Reuters) - V enezuela's crucial oil upgraders have stopped processing heavy crude because a decline in exports due to U.S. sanctions has left the OPEC nation without sufficient storage space, seven sources famil...
19:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Albemarle touts new project to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project it claims will boost its Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without extracting more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
19:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy raises U.S. oil output forecast, beats profit estimates Devon Energy Corp on Tuesday raised its full-year U.S. oil production forecast and beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on higher output from its Delaware basin....
23:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale iron ore output, sales slump after deadly Brazil dam burst Brazil's Vale SA said on Wednesday that its iron ore production and sales slumped in the first quarter from a year earlier, reflecting the impact of the deadly collapse of a tailings dam at Brumadinho in late January....
17:34, 05/08/2019

China April industrial output cools, retail sales growth falls to 16-year low as trade risks rise China on Wednesday reported surprisingly weaker growth in industrial output and retail sales for April, reinforcing expectations that Beijing needs to roll out more stimulus measures as the trade war with the United States escalates....
06:34, 05/15/2019

Summer camps: What you need to know TUCSON – School is almost out for the summer and camp spots are filling up. If you’re looking for a fun place to send your kids, News 4 Tucson’s Kendra Hall has some ideas. SUMMER CAMPS: School is almost out for the summer. Tune in...
16:51, 05/16/2019

The New Avocado Menu At The Foodhall Will Make You See the Superfood In A Whole New Avatar Until now you had seen avocados in salads and dips, but this innovative menu at The Cafe by Foodhall unleashes the versatility of the fruit like never before....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon, the league’s first female player. “Since I am the only female player in the whole league, I think there are a lot of people who look up to me a...
17:17, 05/16/2019

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

Iron Man himself will help promote the OnePlus 7 Pro in 'long-term' ad campaign In case you were wondering what Tony Stark was up to after the dramatic conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Infinity Saga (spoiler alert, I guess), the answer is closely related to the biggest smartphone launch of the past couple of months....
17:17, 05/16/2019

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

Updates From the Avatar Movies, Game of Thrones, and More They’re somehow still casting people in James Cameron’s Avatar saga. Get a look at a very sad Flex Mentallo in new Doom Patrol pictures. Bill Murray’s open to making a cameo in the new Ghostbusters. Plus, a creepy new clip from Brightburn, and the fi...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Jay Inslee Just Dropped His $9 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change by Rebuilding the Entire Country Washington Governor Jay Inslee has staked his entire presidential campaign on being the country’s first climate candidate. And on Thursday, he released the second plank of his climate change platform.Read more......
17:17, 05/16/2019

Why the SEC is the biggest story this college baseball season Teams from the West are back in contention, but the SEC could threaten record levels for NCAA bids. Here's what you need to know as the postseason approaches....
17:34, 05/16/2019

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

US weekly jobless claims total 212,000, vs 220,000 expected CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest jobless claims, housing starts, building permits and Philadelphia Fed manufacturing numbers. Also at the table are Ken Langone, CEO of Invemed Associates and co-founder of Home Depot, ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

DJ Khaled releasing song with Nipsey Hussle, donating proceeds to slain rapper's children DJ Khaled announced that he will release a single with Nipsey Hussle called "Higher." All proceeds will be donated to the slain rapper's two children.        ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Children run for their lives as gunman opens fire at basketball court Police on Thursday released heart-stopping video of a gunman opening fire on a crowded Bronx basketball court, sending terrified kids and adults running for their lives. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the foot and a 47-year-old man was hit in the arm ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

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

Horner: Verstappen "phenomenal" since stepping up gear after Monaco Max Verstappen's performances in Formula 1 have been "phenomenal" since he "selected another gear" after last year's Monaco Grand Prix, his Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes...
18:00, 05/16/2019

NYC cops call Bill de Blasio ‘unmitigated disaster,’ Trump calls him ‘a joke’ New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s strut into the 2020 Democratic primary is getting rebuffed by the city’s biggest police union which warned American voters that he would be an “unmitigated disaster” in the White House....
18:17, 05/16/2019

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

Robert Downey Jr. is now the face of OnePlus across India and China After announcing their latest phones just two days back, OnePlus has now bagged Robert Downey Jr. for its OnePlus 7 campaigns across India and China. As part of the promotions, the Avengers Endgame actor will feature in brand creatives reiterating th...
18:17, 05/16/2019

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

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Spice up your life: Stay overnight in the iconic Spice Girls bus, now listed on Airbnb Spice Girls fans now have the opportunity to stay over in the original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie "Spice World" for a limited time in June.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

A Taco Bell hotel and resort is coming to Palm Springs, California this summer Taco Bell is opening "The Bell," a hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California for a limited time this summer.        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

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

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

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be King Albert II's illegitimate daughter. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
18:34, 05/16/2019

New Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster considered News 16 May, 2019 A Hennessey Venom F5 roadster is currently under consideration as the firm starts building the first Venom F5 prototype...
18:51, 05/16/2019

New Galaxy Note 10 details revealed in latest leak from top Samsung insider The closer we get to the Galaxy Note 10 launch, the more leaks we’re bound to see. Some of them are more interesting, teasing potential design changes that we might not see coming, while others only tell us what the rumored launch colors of the...
18:51, 05/16/2019

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

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a dereliction of duty....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Indian politician calls the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi a ‘patriot’ A parliamentary candidate from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party made the incendiary remark just days before the multiphase national elections wrapped up....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Designing products for people with disabilities has never been so important In our ongoing series, High Contrast, we’re looking at how assistive technology can help people with disabilities overcome challenges in their lives, and the pioneers innovating in solutions to make everyday tools more accessible. Today marks the eig...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelings about this Sunday's finale.        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, says pop star may work again Meanwhile, the judge overseeing Britney Spears' conservatorship has also ordered a investigation into the team managing the singer's affairs.        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group had 'predatory approach' - official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group, admonished on Wednesday during a hearing on its billing practices, had a "predatory approach," the Pentagon's chief financial official said in Congressional testimony on Thursday....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Trade Up For A 'Better' Girlfriend? Hello all you orgasm manatees of damnation, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you navigate the lootboxes of love....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN.com reports. Peterson is one of the best cover cornerbacks in the league and deals an inst...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Ric Flair hospitalized after ‘very serious’ medical event Wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized Thursday after having a “very serious” medical emergency, according to a report. TMZ Sports reports that the 70-year-old wrestling icon was in Atlanta when he had an unspecified medical event before being r...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Ellen Pompeo Slams The Bachelor Creator for Attacking Kelly Ripa Kelly Ripa, will you accept this famous supporter? Earlier this week, the LIVE With Kelly and Ryan co-host revealed she wasn't the biggest fan of Bachelor Nation. "You......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Get Your Red Roses Ready: It's Wells Adams' Birthday & We're Looking Back at His Sweetest Snaps With GF Sarah Hyland Everyone's favorite Bachelor in Paradise bartender, and Sarah Hyland's favorite Bachelorette castoff, Wells Adams, is now 35 years old! After appearing on season 12 of The......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor denies reprieve for convicted killer before execution Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey refused a reprieve for an inmate set for execution Thursday night, the prisoner’s lawyer said. Samra was convicted for a quadruple killing that occurred after a dispute over a pickup truck....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Architecture firm wants to turn Notre Dame cathedral roof into swimming pool A Swedish architecture firm has proposed converting the entirety of Notre Dame cathedral’s fire-ravaged roof into a swimming pool — a radical departure from the Gothic structure’s traditional design. Stockholm-based firm Ulf Mejergr...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Death row inmate forgoes final meal to feed the homeless A Tennessee death row inmate has said he doesn’t want a special last meal before his Thursday execution — instead, he’s asking his supporters to donate meals to the homeless, according to a new report. Donnie Edward Johnson, 68, who was s...
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March: NTSB Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said o...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between China's state control and U.S. laissez-faire....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Canadians detained in China accused of espionage China has charged Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with stealing state secretsThe two Canadian citizens detained in China on espionage allegations have been formally arrested, in a move likely to further chill relations between the two countries.Chi...
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

Young Philadelphia 76ers fan pens heartwarming note to Joel Embiid following playoff ouster Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was visibly upset after his team narrowly lost in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Mom booted from youth basketball tournament after she appears to trip player from opposing team Stunning video from a California youth basketball game Saturday appeared to show a mother trip a child of the opposing team while the boy was dribbling up the court....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings 1. Daenerys walks up to the Iron Throne and sits in it. “This is nice,” she says. “I won.” As soon as she sits in it, everyone in Westeros disintegrates, just like Melisandre did, and Daenerys is the only one left in the world. “Or did I?” she wonder...
20:17, 05/16/2019

House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy says the law, which doesn’t allow exceptions for abortions in cases of rape and incest, R...
20:17, 05/16/2019

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

Man to stay jailed over talk about avenging mosque attacks MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a New York man will remain in custody in Montana pending his June 24 trial over charges that he lied to authorities about discussions he had about joining the Islamic State group and attacking random p...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Cops: Woman forced friend’s 12-year-old to get birth control TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a woman accused of forcing her friend’s 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant in her arm without the mother’s permission. Valerie Marie Fullum is charged with two felony counts of...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
20:17, 05/16/2019

A T-shirt shopping trip with rock singer James Bay NEW YORK (AP) — When shopping at a vintage shop in New York City with hundreds of music T-shirts plastered around the walls, British singer James Bay is in awe. When he sees Kurt Cobain’s face on a tee, he says: “Of all the artists that h...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Man charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman killed at least six other elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole. Kim Leach, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County district attorney&#...
20:17, 05/16/2019

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
20:17, 05/16/2019

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20:17, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Gilead CEO insists government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Washington Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Watch our headbanging earbuds test: Sammy Hagar vs. AirPods, Powerbeats Pro, Bose SoundSport Free Geoffrey Fowler gets help from rocker Sammy Hagar to test how well the wireless Apple AirPods, Powerbeats Pro and Bose SoundSport Free fit and stay in our ears....
20:34, 05/16/2019

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

BTS channels The Beatles in a charismatic performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert The wildly prolific K-pop group BTS took a tiny break from their global stadium tour to stop by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. While there, the men performed their current hit“Boy With Luv,” which features Grammy-nominated singer...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Fantasy Football Offseason Questons: Will Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate fill Odell Beckham's role for Giants? The Giants have giant shoes to fill after trading Odell Beckham this offseason. Dave Richard tries to figure out if Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate will step up...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said Thursday....
21:00, 05/16/2019

iPhone 12 concept video envisions the revolutionary all-screen iPhone of the future We’re just a few weeks out from Apple’s WWDC 2019, but you shouldn’t expect to see much in the way of hardware announcements during the keynote address. As usual, Apple is set to debut the follow-ups to its iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max,...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Mega Man, Street Fighter II Coming To Genesis Mini Sega has revealed the next batch of 10 games coming to its Genesis Mini console, including Capcom classics like Mega Man: The Wily Wars, Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition, and Ghouls ‘n Ghosts....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Businesses need to do more to protect data, UK says In today's increasingly connected world, keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important and more challenging according to new research from Kaspersky Lab.The cybersecurity company surveyed 2,000 adults in the UK to discover that...
21:17, 05/16/2019

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

Jaguar I-PACE: pushed to Lands End and back again, all with an app Want to drive your car all the way to the tip of the country on electricity alone? There's an app for that. Of course, what we didn't count on was a hay bale fire in the road, no charger at our destination and doing it all without a mirror....
21:17, 05/16/2019

China Says It Doesn't Know About U.S. Plans for Beijing Trade Talks China’s Commerce Ministry denied knowing about U.S. plans to resume trade talks, deflecting remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that American officials are likely to travel to Beijing soon for negotiations....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Chinese Immigrants Emerge as Key Bloc in Australian Election Australia’s main parties are treading a fine balance as they work to woo Chinese immigrants who could swing the outcome of Saturday’s election, amid lingering concerns about influence efforts by Beijing....
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UPDATE 3-Air Canada bids for tour operator Transat, regulatory hurdles seen Air Canada's bid to buy Canadian tour operator Transat AT would boost its leisure travel business at a time when the carrier faces a potential turnaround in rival WestJet Airlines, but the deal could attract regulatory scrutiny....
21:34, 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

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

Osbourne: Reality TV led me down dark path - contestants need support Kelly Osbourne has spoken out about reality TV and care for participants, telling Sky News her own experience of overnight fame led her "down a dark path"....
21:51, 05/16/2019

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

Israeli charged with assault for spitting on Polish ambassador Israeli prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a man accused of spitting on Poland's ambassador, an incident that drew strong condemnation from Warsaw and underscored tensions between the countries over anti-Semitism and Holocaust history....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid crisis, saying that they marketed drugs illegally....
22:00, 05/16/2019

British police station mocked for tweeting photo of dangerous knife collection – that includes a spoon Amid the U.K crackdown to stem the burgeoning number of knife attacks, one police department found them the inadvertent subject of internet mockery this week after lauding their knife-seizing efforts on Twitter – for critics to quickly point out the ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Duterte recalls tops diplomats from Canada over trash war The Philippines recalled its top diplomatic leaders in Canada on Thursday after officials say the North American country has missed the deadline to take back truckloads of trash that was illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago....
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

Matthew Stafford gives update on wife Kelly’s progress after brain surgery Matthew Stafford is appreciative for the unyielding support he and wife Kelly have received as she continues to recover from brain surgery. Appearing on “The Mitch Albom Show” Wednesday, the Lions quarterback said Kelly is doing well sinc...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Mets have a Jeff McNeil scare they really can’t afford WASHINGTON — Opposing pitchers have been unable to slow down Jeff McNeil, but an injury did Thursday against the Nationals. The Mets’ best hitter left the game after the top of the third with abdominal tightness, the team announced, addin...
22:17, 05/16/2019

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

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
22:17, 05/16/2019

This Lady Running Like A Horse Is Really, Really Good At Running Like A Horse This is Ayla Kirstine, a Norwegian woman who went viral on German Twitter this week for running like a horse. You may have questions—“Why is she running like a horse?” would be a good one—though you cannot deny that this pferdmädchen is extremely goo...
22:17, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

Artist Reimagines Pokémon Starters As Different Pokémon Types I’ve played through Pokémon Blue, Red, and Yellow dozens of times. Those games’ starters will always have a special place in my heart. But I’d love to still play with them while having the option to explore different elemental attacks. One artist’s r...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Microsoft And Sony Announce Vague Cloud Gaming Partnership Microsoft said today that it will partner with Sony, its chief rival in the gaming console space, on “new cloud-based solutions for gaming experiences.” It’s unclear what exactly the new collaboration will ultimately lead to, but the move is still a ...
22:34, 05/16/2019

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

Loftus-Cheek has surgery on ruptured achilles "Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has had surgery after suffering a ruptured achilles after a friendly in the United States, the club has confirmed."...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

Third fatal Tesla Autopilot crash renews questions about system Tesla Inc's Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said on...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
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

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

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

Arsenal blast Baku as Europa League final host, with Mkhitaryan in doubt Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The Gunners are unhappy about logistics and worried about whether one of their players will even be allowed to play there....
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
23:34, 05/16/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
23:51, 05/16/2019

How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving Two sports cars. Both are rear-wheel drive. Both have two doors. Both have the same badge—Toyota. Curiously, neither of them has a Toyota engine. One costs literally twice as much as the other. They’re as different as they are similar. So when you dr...
23:51, 05/16/2019

The 2020 Audi A4 Redesign Removes Its One Unique Characteristic There’s an all-new BMW 3 Series out, which means it’s no real surprise that Audi went back and redrew some parts of the new 2020 Audi A4. The last time the car was redesigned it got notched headlights, which was a big departure for the car at the tim...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Army Denies Colluding With Anti-Muslim Rioters Sri Lanka's army today denied allegations that its troops colluded with anti-Muslim mobs and failed to contain widespread riots that killed one man in a backlash against the Easter terror attacks....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
00:00, 05/17/2019

SpaceX Starlink launch reset for Thursday night SpaceX will try to launch its first 60 Starlink satellites from Florida again Thursday night, with weather favorable but still presenting a risk of strong upper-level winds that caused a postponement Wednesday night....
00:00, 05/17/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
00:00, 05/17/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Storm Hits West Tripura Damaging More Than 300 Houses Hundreds of houses have been damaged, several trees uprooted and power lines snapped as strong winds accompanied by thundershower hit West Tripura district on Wednesday night, officials said....
00:00, 05/17/2019

In Bihar, Nitish Kumar's Party Catalyst For Win: Prannoy Roy's Analysis Bihar, with 40 Lok Sabha seats, is a crucial stop in this election for any party or alliance heading for Delhi. It was in view of this the BJP chief Amit Shah had allowed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Worrisome": Lt General DS Hooda On Military Being Dragged Into Politics Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda, the main architect of the 2016 surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, Thursday said it is "worrisome" that the military is increasingly being drawn into the political......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Namaz In Amethi, Temple In Ujjain": Smriti Irani Attacks Priyanka Gandhi In a bitter attack on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the Congress general secretary offered ''namaz'' in Amethi and then also visited the Mahakaleshwar Temple in......
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Tickets to watch Tigers Woods, PGA Championship selling for as low as $6 PGA Championship tickets have a face value of $110 but they are going for as little as $6 on StubHub.        ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

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

Watch: Tiger Woods makes his first birdie of 2019 PGA Championship after tepid start Tiger Woods got back on track with a birdie on No. 15 during the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black Course in Old Bethpage, N.Y....
00:17, 05/17/2019

|Ramaphosa's3keypost-electioninvestorissues With the election process completed, investors' focus will now shift to President Cyril Ramaphosa's ability and political will in addressing issues of concern, says the chief economist at Citadel....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|TencentrevenuegrowthhitsitsslowestpacesinceIPO Tencent has reported the slowest pace of sales growth since it went public in 2004, as China’s largest company struggles to revive a battered gaming division while battling the country’s decelerating economy....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Eskom'sturnaroundimperilledasdebtapproachesR500billion The embattled state power utility’s debt burden, described by Goldman Sachs as the biggest threat to the South African economy, has burgeoned, compounding the difficulty the government faces in formulating a turnaround plan....
00:34, 05/17/2019

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

Brewery's 'keg party' promise finds stolen van in 42 minutes A North Carolina brewery's post promising a free keg party in exchange for the return of their stolen van went viral so fast the vehicle was located in 42 minutes....
00:34, 05/17/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
00:34, 05/17/2019

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

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bullet...
00:34, 05/17/2019

Paper Round: Atletico want Lacazette, Man Utd set to sign Championship star "Atletico Madrid want to sign Alexandre Lacazette whilst Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Championship star Daniel James. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Paper Round."...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

That time Keanu Reeves rode a horse through Brooklyn Hi ho, Keanu! In the third chapter in the John Wick film franchise, “Parabellum,” out Friday, the resourceful title hitman (Keanu Reeves) steals a horse and gallops down 86th street and 19th Avenue in Bensonhurst beneath the elevated D train tracks, ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ finale could cause millions of ‘sick days’ “The dragon burned down my town” is no excuse for playing hooky. The long-awaited conclusion to “Game of Thrones” Season 8 airs this Sunday on HBO, in a feature-length episode that could have a ripple effect on capitalism as w...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are to tackle the future of entertainment. The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will support gaming and content...
01:17, 05/17/2019

'Dateline' debuts the true crime podcast it should've had all along The NBC News true crime series Dateline is muscling into Serial's territory for its latest story, as it has released a podcast. The show is called 13 Alibis, and it tells the tale of Richard Rosario, a man who served 20 years in prison for murde...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said on Thursday....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Judge orders former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning back to jail A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said....
01:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and Republican lawmakers asked for more information....
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
01:34, 05/17/2019

The Big Bang Theory Will "Re-do" Series Finale for Unsatisfied Fans? The Big Bang Theory is ending on Thursday, May 16, but if you're not happy with how the adventures of Sheldon, Leonard, Penny and the rest of the gang, well, too bad. Or...maybe you're in......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Grey's Anatomy's Season 15 Finale Is Probably Not What You Expect It To Be Doctors are in danger at Grey Sloan Memorial, which means it's season finale time on Grey's Anatomy. At the end of last week's episode, a serious fog was rolling in, and......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Amber Tamblyn Shares She Had an Abortion in 2012 Amber Tamblyn is sharing her story. On the heels of headline-sparking legislation out of Georgia and Alabama nearly banning abortions, women have taken to social media to share their......
01:34, 05/17/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
01:51, 05/17/2019

RNC chairwoman: Why won't Dems sit and work with Trump on anything? The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee sternly criticized Democrats for not working with President Trump, including his plan to overhaul the country's immigration system....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggested on Thursday....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been used.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Celebrate Beautiful Microcosms With the Miniworlds Subreddit Each subforum on Reddit is a microcosm. Unlike the chaos of a Twitter or Facebook feed, a subreddit sticks to one format or topic. It has its own rules, customs, and in-jokes. And on r/Miniworlds, every post is a microcosm too. Each r/Miniworlds post...
02:00, 05/17/2019

How to Make Your Weekends Seem to Last Longer Weekends can be a bit of a let-down. You’ve had a long week, so you want to relax. But there’s also laundry to catch up on, grocery shopping to do and soccer games to attend. Before you know it, Sunday evening is creepin’ up and you feel anything but...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egypti...
02:00, 05/17/2019

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

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their perso...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base....
02:17, 05/17/2019

MediaNews offers to buy Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy READING, Pa. (AP) — A news media company with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs has offered to buy the Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy. The Reading Eagle Co. said Thursday that it received two bids to buy its assets...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Dominique Morris Wins Tommy Bell Award Lexington, KY (LEX 18) — Lexington Catholic Senior Dominique Morris is the 2019 winner of the Tommy Bell Award, given to the most outstanding high school student-athlete in the city of Lexington. Dominique has been on the varsity soccer team si...
02:17, 05/17/2019

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

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
02:17, 05/17/2019

NASA just spotted the crash site of Israel’s Beresheet lander April was supposed to be an exciting time for Israel’s privately-funded space group SpaceIL. After years of development, SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander was poised to land on the lunar surface, which would have been a first for the country as ...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Eurovision 2019: Final acts selected The theme of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Dare to Dream." But the dream is now over for the 15 nations eliminated from the competition. The remaining 26 entries will battle it out in this weekend's finale....
02:34, 05/17/2019

What are the side effects of Adderall? Adderall is a stimulant drug that people with ADHD can take to relieve their symptoms. Adderall can have mild to severe side effects. Learn more here....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Live like The Dude in Jeff Bridges’ $8M bungalow “The Big Lewbowski” is hoping to sell his California compound for just under $8 million. Jeff Bridges’ three-bedroom Spanish revival in Montecito is newly renovated while still retaining original doors and windows dating back to 1919. The 4-acre comp...
02:51, 05/17/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Man City's possible Champions League ban a step closer Manchester City are facing a possible ban from the Champions League as UEFA's financial body today deliberates its judgment over an investigation into the club's spending. ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

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

Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says Tszyu might one day beat him but not today Josh Taylor calls upon CBD oil to help calm down between training sessions, and Jeff Horn says Tim Tszyu needs to calm down before making a big mistake The post Boxing News at Five: Taylor uses cannabis oil to relax ahead of Baranchyk test, Horn says...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden and son Hunter cleared of wrongdoing by Ukraine prosecutor WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s top prosecutor said he hasn’t seen any evidence of wrongdoing by former Vice President Joe Biden nor his son Hunter Biden in dealings with the country. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Hunter Biden and Burisma, a Uk...
03:17, 05/17/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa's volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is "a very real risk" of destabilizing the whole region....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? John "Bolton in many ways is from central casting if you were looking for a consummate hawk," said Mark Dubowitz, an Iran analyst who advised Trump.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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

Koepka makes flying start with 63 to lead PGA Championship Defending champion Brooks Koepka made a flying start at the PGA Championship with a dominant display that appeared set to give him a big lead until inspired New Zealander Danny Lee made a late charge in the first round on Thursday....
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

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

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after death of guest who failed a lie-detector test British broadcaster ITV canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Kitten recovers after being sprayed with hard foam A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Renowned Biohacker Is Being Investigated for Practicing Medicine Without a License A NASA scientist-turned-biohacker celebrity and entrepreneur—who has won over mad scientists around the world for his anti-establishment science advocacy—is reportedly being investigated for practicing medicine without a license. Read more......
03:51, 05/17/2019

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

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) to reboot 'Saw' franchise and star with Jigsaw Killer Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane universe.        ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

Former WWE Wrestler Ashley Massaro Dead At 39 WWE announced Thursday evening the death of former WWE performer Ashley Massaro, who wrestled for the company for three years after winning a 2005 “Raw Diva Search.” Massaro competed for the WWE Women’s Championship at Wrestlemania 23 back in 2007, a...
04:17, 05/17/2019

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

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Okay, So Harriet Tubman Might End Up on the $20 Bill After All Remember when Harriet Tubman was supposed to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? If you don’t, I don’t blame you—since the Trump administration seemed to forget too. So here’s a quick refresher....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Televangelist Jim Bakker Is Hawking a $45 Trump Prayer Coin, Calls It 'Point of Contact' With God In the continuous effort by the right to bring God down to Trump’s level, televangelist Jim Bakker is selling a $45 gold-plated Trump coin that he calls a “point of contact” with God, showing President Trump alongside Biblical King Cyrus....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run a bad idea for 'unmitigated disaster' mayor, Scaramucci says Bill de Blasio, the latest 2020 Democratic presidential contender, is an "unmitigated disaster" of a leader and people in the city of New York by and large are unhappy with him....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blazers Kevin Durant's strained right calf was re-evaluated before Game 2 and "has shown good progress," but he is still not ready to return to the court.        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too. Pointed tops. Fewer gates. Resistance to climbing. The president’s frequently changing design requests have frustrated Homeland Security officials and military engineers....
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

Taiwan parliament begins discussion of landmark same-sex legislation Taiwan's parliament on Friday began discussion of a landmark bill to legalize same-sex marriage, amid a heated debate over marriage equality that has divided the self-ruled island....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the Scandinavian victims....
05:17, 05/17/2019

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

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:17, 05/17/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
05:34, 05/17/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Where everybody knows your face: Woody Harrelson photo used to spot thief The New York police department’s use of celebrity doppelgänger photos calls their use of a facial recognition system into questionThe New York police department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identi...
05:34, 05/17/2019

In pictures – IM Pei's finest works IM Pei, one of the most celebrated and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died aged 102. The son of a prominent Chinese banker, he favoured stone, steel and glass in his creations that bore his hallmark geometry and reverence for light Cont...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem for youngsters' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
05:51, 05/17/2019

Federer wins 101st title, beating Isner in Miami Open final Roger Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title by beating defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final in straight sets        ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka win opening matches in Miami Eight-time champion Serena Williams wins opening match at new site of Miami Open by beating Rebecca Peterson in 3 sets        ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Watford’s Étienne Capoue turns blind eye to Manchester City’s matches • Watford midfielder prefers to watch NBA games on TV• Capoue faces City in FA Cup final on SaturdayManchester City’s performances this season have been impressive enough to leave opponents daunted even before kick-off but Étienne Capoue, the Watford...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Intelligence Suggests U.S., Iran Misread Each Other, Stoking Tensions Intelligence collected by the U.S. government shows Iran’s leaders believe the U.S. planned to attack them, prompting preparation by Tehran for possible counterstrikes, according to one interpretation of the information, people familiar with the matt...
06:00, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship: Tommy Fleetwood chasing Brooks Koepka again It wasn’t exactly shades of Shinnecock, but it sure was a beautiful round by Tommy Fleetwood nonetheless. The 28-year-old Englishman continued his New York success with a stellar 3-under 67 in the opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Bla...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Unheralded Frenchman crashes PGA Championship leaderboard Wonder how it feels to be a no-name player near the lead of a major championship? Just ask unheralded Frenchman Mike Lorenzo-Vera, who shot 2-under 68 in the opening round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Thursday morning and was just fiv...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Condé Nast sells Brides to Dotdash, which plans to end print version Condé Nast sold Brides to Dotdash, which is part of Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp, which plans to shut down the 85-year-old print version of the six-times-a-year magazine after the August/September issue. A Condé spokesman said that subscribers ...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson – who is eying a 2021 mayoral run — wasted no time trying to grab th...
06:51, 05/17/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
07:00, 05/17/2019

TSA says personnel won't be coerced into border deployment: 'We're soliciting volunteers' The Transportation Security Administration says it will not force employees to relocate to the U.S.-Mexico border to help Customs and Border Protection but is asking workers to volunteer for the deployment, according to a senior TSA official....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Previously deported Honduran brings 6-month-old unrelated baby across border A previously deported Honduran man has been charged in a Texas court with alien smuggling after he illegally crossed the U.S-Mexico border with a six-month-old baby who was not his, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
07:17, 05/17/2019

China says economic impact of U.S. trade tensions 'controllable' China's state planner said on Friday trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China's economy, but it was "controllable" and countermeasures would be rolled-out when needed to "keep economic operations within reasonable range"....
07:17, 05/17/2019

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

Nissan's Saikawa to stay on as president, Renault chief to join board: sources Nissan Motor Co will keep Hiroto Saikawa on as president, two sources said on Friday, even as alliance partner Renault SA had been pushing for a change in the Japanese automaker's leadership....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new daytime slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation statement on Thursday....
07:17, 05/17/2019

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

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
07:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals online The 2019 NHL Playoffs are reaching the business end of things and we’re at the point where the Eastern Conference Finals are decided to see who will play for the 2019 Stanley Cup. You can follow our guide to getting a Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The issue has highlighted bitter divisions on the island....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Playa del Carmen resort A crime reporter has been killed in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, the fifth journalist slain in the country so far this year. He had been under official government protection....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6 Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Kinsler's 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run home run for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 while setting the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Lillard: 'Lot of contact' by Iguodala on final play Damian Lillard said he felt there was "a lot of contact" when Andre Iguodala stripped him in the final seconds, but he said, "Obviously, the ref is not going to decide the game or jump in at that point."...
08:34, 05/17/2019

Brexit referendum more likely if talks collapse, Labour's Benn says Another referendum on European Union membership is more likely if talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party collapse, an influential Labour lawmaker said on Friday....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
09:17, 05/17/2019

Curry soars as Warriors rally from 15-point deficit to pip Blazers in Game 2 Curry pours in 37 points as Warriors take 2-0 series leadCJ McCollum misses driving jumper with 32 seconds leftThese Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at...
09:17, 05/17/2019

Tesla slashes solar panel prices With discussions about climate change and climate legislation at the forefront of many minds across the United States, Tesla has announced plans to cut the price of its solar panels to 16% below market average....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
09:17, 05/17/2019

SpaceX scrubs second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) 9pm ET Update: Another day, another scrub for SpaceX and its mission to launch a batch of internet satellites. About two hours p...
09:51, 05/17/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he was confident European leadership would change after May 26 European elections....
09:51, 05/17/2019

News Analysis: Australia Longs for Bolder Politics as Beloved Leader Dies on Election’s Eve Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s death has thrown Australia into reflection, unleashing pride but also frustration with a perceived lack of vision in today’s leaders....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valley as Lee Bowyer has given fans something to celebrate after years of turmoil....
09:51, 05/17/2019

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

Trump’s ethanol edge President Trump's ethanol policy could help him outpace competitors in the 2020 presidential election in Iowa, according to ethanol’s biggest supporter in the Senate, Republican Chuck Grassley....
10:00, 05/17/2019

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

Broccoli, cabbage and kale: leafy green hosts of a cancer-preventing molecule Your mother always said they were good for you. She was right. Researchers have found that these cruciferous vegetables contain a molecule with the ability to block cancer-causing genes....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Hundreds of supporters gather as parliament votes for bill that specifically included the word ‘marriage’Taiwan has secured a first for Asia, reaching a landmark decision to legalise same-sex marriage, after its parliament rejected last-ditch attempt...
10:17, 05/17/2019

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

'You win or you die!' The hardest Game of Thrones quiz ever Know your Drogon from your Hodor? Ahead of the GoT finale, put your knowledge to the ultimate testWhat is the Iron Bank’s representative, played by Mark Gatiss, called?Quorin HalfhandXaro Xhoan DaxonHoward from the HalifaxTycho NestorisWho was respon...
10:17, 05/17/2019

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

Shedden looks back to go forward in WTCR "Gordon Shedden will look back to winter testing at Zandvoort for inspiration when he resumes his WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO campaign this weekend."...
10:34, 05/17/2019

Fox Finally Settles It: Socialism Rules, Capitalism Drools Fox Business Network, that bastion of reasoned debate, hosted an hour-long “debate” on the virtues of capitalism and socialism today. On socialism’s side was Marxist economist Richard Wolff and New York City Democratic Socialists of America co-chair ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, near...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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

SAT to add ‘adversity score’ that will factor student hardships into college admissions The SAT exam, used by a majority of colleges to grant entrance, will be adding an “adversity score” to the test that will take into account a student’s socioeconomic background in an effort to help colleges take a more rounded approach in the admissi...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews will shift traffic on Thursday from the east side of Ho...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Good samaritan describes Alaska crash scene (KTUU/NBC News) Chuck Hanas was the first person to arrive at the scene of Monday’s fatal plane collision in Ketchikan, Alaska. He and his wife Colleen Nesbitt were aboard their boat, the “Hotel California,” when they saw a plane go...
11:00, 05/17/2019

TPD hosts public active shooter presentation TUCSON – What to do when there’s an active shooter situation?  Would you know how to react if a gunman invaded your work office? While active shooter situations are unpredictable, Tucson Police Department says there are ways to protect yourself and y...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
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

Thieves mug 90-year-old man inside Harlem building A pair of thieves robbed a 90-year-old man of his wallet and cash in his Harlem apartment building, police said Thursday. The suspects approached the senior citizen in the elevator of the building near East 124th Street and Madison Avenue at about 5 ...
11:51, 05/17/2019

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

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Tom Petty’s daughters sue his widow for estate control, damages A new lawsuit, filed in a Los Angeles County court on Wednesday, accuses the singer's widow of breaching fiduciary duty and committing unjust enrichment....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Get 50% off your TNW2020 tickets Last week, we celebrated the 14th edition of TNW Conference. 17,500 people visited from across the globe to discuss the future of tech. Without a doubt, it was the greatest edition we’ve organized. We had a stronger lineup than ever before, including...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress...
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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....
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'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' stars and producers elaborate on the big reveals and character turns from the series finale.        ...
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Revealed: air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body' Exclusive: Comprehensive analysis finds harm from head to toe, including dementia, heart and lung disease, fertility problems and reduced intelligence Continue reading......
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Pierre Kompany's long road from DRC camp to Belgium's first black mayor Man City captain’s father is ex-student protester who fell foul of country’s 70s dictatorshipVincent Kompany’s life is the stuff of little boys’ and girls’ dreams. Scorer of a dazzling goal of the season, captain of Manchester City’s all-conquering P...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public out...
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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....
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Labour declares Brexit talks dead as May's premiership crumbles Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch cross-party talks dead as Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership crumbled....
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UK government considers next steps as Brexit talks end The British government is considering its next steps, including trying to win over dissenting lawmakers, after talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party ended, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Friday....
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Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
12:51, 05/17/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
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Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
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Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo Amazon has taken a stake in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, leading a $575 million fundraising to pit itself against Uber Eats in the global race to dominate the market for takeaway meals....
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Carrefour considers sale of stake in China business: sources Carrefour, Europe largest retailer, is exploring the sale of a minority stake in its loss-making business in China and has started sounding out potential buyers, people familiar with the matter said....
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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....
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This Pixel 3a/XL $100 deal is expiring soon on Best Buy and Amazon The Pixel 3a at $399 and the 3a XL at $479 shoot many birds with one stone even without the $100 card deal that Google is running in partnership with retailers like Best Buy or B&H. In an increasingly image-centric world, they offer cameras on par or...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Samsung Galaxy A50 coming soon to Verizon It looks like Samsung plans to bring one of its newest mid-range Android smartphones to the United States. Not as powerful as the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy A50 seems quite decent on paper and scored quite high in our full review.While Samsung hasn't yet...
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Update to Gboard makes it more visually appealing Google is pushing out an update to the Gboard virtual keyboard app for Android users. This includes support for Emoji 12.0, but only for those whose phones are running on Android Q. Some of the new emoji available includes an Otter, a service dog, a ...
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| 2 former Proteas skippers on CWC commentary duty Two former Proteas captains - Graeme Smith and Shaun Pollock - will form part of the ICC's official commentary team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England....
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India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
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Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field....
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This daily trick can help keep your brain sharp The secret to a healthier brain is a puzzling one. A new study of 19,000 adults over 50 years old finds that older people who do daily number and word puzzles have sharper brains, according to the findings published in the International Journal of Ge...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
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Biden shows early strength, but pitfalls loom in 2020 U.S. presidential race Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has shown surprising strength in the first three weeks of his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, prompting a persistent question: Can anyone stop him?...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding round totaled $575 million, according to a Delivero...
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7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
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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

No Gorilla Glass on the Pixel 3a. What is Asahi Dragontrail and will my phone scratch up easily? When Google announced the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, it really shattered expectations. We were getting rumors about light editions of the tech giant's latest flagships, but their price point was so aggressive, many predict they will truly shake up the...
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What's behind the Kansas City Chiefs' brutal history of domestic violence? With domestic violence, the Kansas City Chiefs have a history of tragedy, second chances and even letting a player play after being sentenced to jail        ...
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Plans for NFL turf field at park site dropped Dayton, Ohio has called off plans to build a turf field at a local park after non-invasive archaeological testing found evidence of "potentially prehistoric" items in the soil        ...
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Richemont posts solid watch and jewellery sales for its full year Luxury goods group Richemont said sales of its watches and jewelry both grew by 10% in the year to the end of March, with the Americas and Asia performing well....
14:34, 05/17/2019

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

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has di...
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Anna Jones’ aubergine recipes | The modern cook Find new flavours to boost aubergine – with lime- and pistachio-coated wedges or in a curry tangy with tamarindAubergine doesn’t get much attention in my kitchen; my husband, John, doesn’t like it (though I think this is because he has eaten so many ...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Retro metro: Kolkata's time travel machine – a cartoon A journey on Kolkata’s neglected but beautiful metro is also a trip back in time, says artist Dwarka Nath SinhaThe Kolkata metro system opened for business in 1984, making it the oldest in India. Unfortunately, having been the first to boast a metro,...
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Eight people trapped in flooded mine in China’s northeast BEIJING — Chinese authorities say eight people remain trapped Friday in a flooded iron mine in the country’s northeast. The accident comes a day after 10 people were killed when a building being refurbished in the financial hub of Shanghai coll...
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

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, they're pretty rugged....
14:51, 05/17/2019

London Bridge inquest: Heroic nurse killed in terror attack set upon by all three knifemen as she tended victim A heroic nurse who died in the London Bridge terror attack told friends she "had to help" moments before she was fatally stabbed while tending to one of the victims, the inquest heard today....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia Germany’s culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund primed for decision day As we approach the final day of the Bundesliga season, the title race is yet to be decided. Bayern Munich are in the driver's seat, but if they lose, Borussia Dortmund could still become Bundesliga champions....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions over Crimea....
15:34, 05/17/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total under investigation to 24....
15:34, 05/17/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Why Supernatural's Jared Padalecki Can Never Say Goodbye to Sam Winchester The end is nigh for Supernatural. Series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins announced the show would end after 15 seasons. With the end set, have they started to say goodbye?......
15:34, 05/17/2019

‘Kinky Boots’ to star in movie theaters, coming full circle Fathom Events plans to show a performance from the London cast of ‘Kinky Boots’ in nearly 500 movie theaters across America on June 25 and again on June 29...
15:51, 05/17/2019

New all-electric Skoda Citigo-e teased ahead of 2019 release News 17 May, 2019 The Skoda Citigo-e will debut in Bratislava on 23 May ahead of its launch later this year, and is set to offer a 186-mile range...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka School Principal, Teacher Arrested For Link To Terror Attack Sri Lankan Police said Friday they have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) blamed by the government......
16:00, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. An...
16:00, 05/17/2019

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

Democrats are finally getting wise to Republicans' antisemitism smears | Joshua Leifer The leadership’s firm response to attacks on Rashida Tlaib stand in contrast to their equivocation over Ilhan Omar. Democrats must fight back against divide and conquer tacticsAt first, it looked to be more of the same: another week, another rash of ...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Trump Delays Auto Tariffs in Press for Deal With Japan, Europe President Trump stepped back from opening yet another front in a global trade war by delaying tariffs on automobiles until later this year as his administration presses for deals with Europe and Japan...
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Pelosi Suggests Using ‘Impeachment as a Purpose’ to Investigate During a news conference, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats could use an impeachment inquiry as a way to obtain documents and testimony from Trump administration officials....
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Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. ...
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Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Men are afraid to mentor women after #MeToo and it hurts us all: study Men are scared of women now. LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60 percent of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “common wo...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Trump delays imposing auto tariffs on auto imports and parts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision to d...
17:00, 05/17/2019

New summer temperature outlook is here Summer’s temperatures will be hot in the East and relatively cool in the Plains and Midwest, according to an updated outlook released Thursday by The Weather Company, an IBM Business. Computer model forecast guidance favors the contrast in rela...
17:00, 05/17/2019

White House Delays Decision on Auto Tariffs for 180 Days The Trump administration said it would put off for 180 days a decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on auto and auto-part imports, as discussions with the EU and Japan continue....
17:00, 05/17/2019

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

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mike Francesa appears to fall asleep again on air The Yankees sure are bor…. zzz. Mike Francesa appeared to fall victim to the sleepies again this week, while a caller was demanding the Yankees “lower ticket prices and shorten the season.” Francesa’s eyes drooped as the calle...
17:17, 05/17/2019

How Tacko Fall measured up at the NBA Draft Combine Tacko Fall measured up — literally — at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago on Thursday. The measurement numbers for the the big man Fall — who burst on the national scene when his Central Florida Knights nearly upset Zion Williamson’s Duke Blue D...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
17:17, 05/17/2019

BJP Spokesperson Calls Mahatma Gandhi "Father Of Pakistan", Suspended The BJP on Friday suspended party spokesperson from Madhya Pradesh Anil Soumitra from its primary membership for calling Mahatma Gandhi the "father of the nation of Pakistan"....
17:17, 05/17/2019

After Godse Row, Congress Switches To Mahatma Gandhi Photo On Twitter The Congress changed its Twitter profile photo to that of Mahatma Gandhi to attack the BJP in the Nathuram Godse comment row exacerbated by Pragya Singh Thakur...
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Excellent Press Conference": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Modi's Briefing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not taking any questions at his first press conference in since taking office five years ago. "Congratulations Modi......
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Will Return With Full Majority": PM Modi Tells Journalists - Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending a press conference with BJP president Amit Shah, talked about elections, his last five years as prime minister and his experience while campaigning for the......
17:17, 05/17/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Maharashtra Drought Worsens As IMD Forecasts Delayed Rainfall As drought conditions in Maharashtra worsen, the India Meteorological Department has warned that rainfall for 2019 has been delayed by at least a week and it could take another month before monsoons......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Two Indian Mountaineers, Including Army Soldier Die In Nepal, One Missing Two Indian climbers, including an Indian Army soldier, have died and another has gone missing in Nepal after one of them successfully scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest, the expedition......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Congress Candidate Declares Rs 7 Crore Deposits In Swiss Bank Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife's name, according to an......
17:17, 05/17/2019

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit An election for the European Parliament this month is giving the 3 million Europeans who are living in Britain a chance to pass judgment on the Brexit decision that has left their lives in limbo...
17:17, 05/17/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
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Why 'shaking things up' is more important than playing at Women's World Cup for Hegerberg She's one of the globe's best players but the world won't be able to watch Ada Hegerberg this summer for what is being described as the mother of all women's tournaments....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Petition begs Disney to stop ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners from ruining ‘Star Wars’ too At the time of this writing, nearly 800,000 Game of Thrones fans had signed a Change.org petition asking HBO to remake season 8 “with competent writers.” Petition talk started as a joke but quickly picked up steam, and it wouldn’t b...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Lineker backs Liverpool to win Champions League "Liverpool are overwhelming favourites to win the Champions League title when they face Tottenham Hotspur in the final in Madrid on June 1, former England striker and television pundit Gary Lineker has said."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However, it seems no Slack users were affected before the service fixed the vulnerability....
17:51, 05/17/2019

The best portable projector is back at its lowest price ever—today only A portable projector can be the key to an amazing summer of backyard movie nights, and the best one we've ever tested is on sale right now.        ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating rape victims Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report. The famed 59-year-old motivational speaker’...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore transferring to Clemson CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he’s headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers. The 6-foot-7 freshman from Macon, Georgia, posted a picture of himself in a Tigers uniform on Twitter with “Commit...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Ravens sign veteran WR Michael Floyd OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed veteran wide receiver Michael Floyd, who will provide another target for quarterback Lamar Jackson. Floyd caught 10 passes for 100 yards and a touchdown in 2018, his only year with the Washing...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-like an...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Bilbao wins Stage 7; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro L’AQUILA, Italy (AP) — Pello Bilbao won the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia with a late attack while Valero Conti held onto the overall leader’s pink jersey Friday. Bilbao was part of an early breakaway and accelerated uphill fro...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

Iowa Supreme Court upholds law ending rights for some unions DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 law that removed bargaining rights for many state employees. In cases filed by the Iowa State Education Association and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees,...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

Texas man suspected of cutting off mom’s head with hacksaw DENTON, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man suspected of cutting off his mother’s head with a hacksaw. Isaac Israel Warriner was being held Friday in Denton County’s jail on charges including the abuse of a corpse. H...
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

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Norway says talks to resolve Venezuela crisis in "exploratory phase" Talks taking place in Oslo with representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition to resolve the country's political crisis are in an "exploratory phase," Norway's foreign ministry said on Friday....
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun – and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario ma...
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