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FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been fighting robocalls for years, but as anyone with a cell phone can tell you, they're still getting through. Now, ...

FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default

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The FCC Wants Carriers to Start Automatically Blocking Robocalls for Free It’s no secret that the Federal Communications Commission is fed up with robocalls—them, and everyone else with a phone. The latest salvo in the war on robocalls? Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai put forth a proposal that would let carriers block unwant...
20:00, 05/15/2019

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let wireless carriers block spam calls by de...
01:00, 05/16/2019

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you how....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
22:51, 05/01/2019

Amazon plans to make Prime shipping one-day by default Enlarge / A drone with an Amazon package floats in front of the Amazon logistics center in Leipzig, Germany, 28 October 2014. Amazon did not comment on whether drones will fuel this default one-day speed boost for paying Amazon Prime subscribers' del...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Wales planning to introduce default 20mph speed limit News 9 May, 2019 First Minister Mark Drakeford has said the Welsh Government wants 20mph to become the “default” speed limit for residential areas...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Stop Robocalls on Your iPhone, Once and for All Robocalls are getting worse—that should be a familiar headline, if not a familiar feeling, for anyone who owns a smartphone. Mine have gotten a little better, but I have plenty of friends who aren’t so lucky—and are getting sick of call after call of...
01:34, 05/07/2019

FCC set to let phone companies block more robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of nuisance calls from telemarketers and scammers....
23:00, 05/15/2019

New Yorkers were flooded with 112 robocalls per second in April Phone scammers badgered New Yorkers with an eye-popping 293 million robocalls in April alone, according to U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, who announced Sunday support for a new bill to tamp down on the unwanted intrusions. That figure averages out to 112 c...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Don't Return Robocalls Unless You Like Losing Money I receive at least six calls a day from area codes in cities I’ve never been to—San Angelo, Texas, say, or Warrenville, Illinois. Occasionally, I’ll receive a call from my hometown in California and worry it’s some kind of emergency....
17:17, 05/08/2019

FCC: Don't call back 'One Ring' robocalls The Federal Communications Commission is warning people not to call back robocalls that ring only once because it could mean heavy charges on their phone bills....
22:51, 05/04/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
03:17, 05/24/2019

Lawmakers hit speed dial on legislation to cut down on robocalls Lawmakers, fed up with the seemingly constant barrage of nuisance and scam calls plaguing them, their families and their constituents, have launched a bipartisan broadside against robocalls. “I think that I’m like everybody else that has ...
03:34, 05/07/2019

These robocalls don't want to talk to you, they just want you to call back, FCC says The Federal Communications Commission is alerting consumers of a new wave of one-ring robocalls. If you call back, you can be hit with toll charges.        ...
20:51, 05/03/2019

US Judge To Consider Blocking New Mississippi Abortion Law JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization is suing the state over the law, signed by Republica...
20:17, 05/20/2019

China is blocking Wikipedia in every language China has blocked Wikipedia to varying degrees over the years, but now that censorship appears to be farther-reaching. A recent Open Observatory of Network Interference report has shown that China started blocking Wikipedia in all languages sometime...
06:51, 05/16/2019

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Why Blocking Hate Sites Like 8chan May Only Make Them Stronger Like the gunman who killed 50 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March, the man who killed one person in a Poway, Calif., synagogue on April 27 announced his intentions on 8chan, an anonymous online message board with a reputation for violent ...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking Christian ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles and religious symbols and statements. After one person who has sold “Christian Fashion Gifts” on the platform ...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation Instagram will start blocking hashtags that contain misinformation related to vaccines, the social media company revealed Thursday.        ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols and statements....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Why I’m sitting in a box blocking the entrance to BP’s headquarters | Jane Hayes BP says its business plan is consistent with the Paris agreement to limit global heating, but this just isn’t trueThe container I’m currently inhabiting has everything I need to keep going for quite a while, so I don’t want to sound too self-pitying,...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
18:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls: sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officials briefed on the plans said....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in revenue” and others reporting similar issues on seller forums, CNBC reported this weekend.Read more......
04:00, 05/12/2019

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

New Zealand and France to Seek Pact Blocking Extreme Online Content Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said the “call to action” would include “specific expectations on governments and internet companies,” but not new regulations....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Report: Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services In a surprise bit of weekend news that could have major implications on the smartphone market, Reuters reports that “Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software, and technical services except those publi...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
07:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed makin...
02:51, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile deal for Sprint; decision now with top antitrust officials -sources The U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division staff has recommended the agency sue to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before top Department of Defense officials could join the contracting industry. Warren’s new plan come...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as the lender tries to recover from a scandal tying accounts at branches in the Baltics to suspected money laundering....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Kentucky proposes ban on using tattoos to cover up scars Kentucky health officials are proposing a ban on tattooing over scarred skin, a plan that could block one of the reasons why some people get a tattoo in the first place....
09:17, 05/03/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has submitted an amendment to the fiscal 2020 budget that...
06:34, 05/14/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsening relationship....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
13:00, 05/03/2019

GOP proposes more Puerto Rico aid in latest offer to Democrats Congressional Republicans on Thursday floated a new disaster aid proposal to Democrats to break the logjam over Puerto Rico, but it is unlikely to end the bitter, monthslong stalemate that has frustrated both parties, according to multiple aides.The ...
12:34, 05/10/2019

NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and changing the shot-clock resets reset following offensive rebounds. Both rules could take effect next season in ...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Committee proposes moving NCAA 3-point line The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has proposed moving the 3-point line to 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches -- the international distance, which is more than a foot farther than the current college line....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. I...
04:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as Sweden's oldest lender tries to recover from a money-laundering scandal in the Baltics....
11:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Justice Department proposes Nadler talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Justice Department is proposing a meeting to reach an “acceptable accommodation” with the House Judiciary Committee aft...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
14:51, 05/20/2019

Germany’s health minister proposes a $2,790 anti-vaxxer charge Enlarge / German Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to fine parents for failing to vaccinate their children. (credit: Getty | Felix Zahn) Germany, like the US, is facing a resurgence of measles. But the country’s health minister isn’t taking things l...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is headed by opposition leader Juan Guaido and is the sole body recognized as democratically legitimate by most Western nations....
03:34, 05/21/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
19:51, 05/21/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a cyberattack is high. To curtail potential risks, the UK government has proposed a new Secure By ...
03:34, 05/01/2019

CFPB proposes rule to limit debt collectors’ calls Federal regulators proposed a new rule on Tuesday to curb debt collectors’ calls to delinquent borrowers — but consumer advocates complained that the rules leave open too many loopholes when it comes to spam emails and texts. The Consumer Financial P...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Mexico Proposes Redirecting U.S. Security Aid to Address Migrant Crisis Mexico’s president wants to take the security aid his country receives from the U.S. and use the money instead for an ambitious development plan for Central America and southern Mexico to help stop migration....
20:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 bln gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
00:51, 05/10/2019

Group Of Frequent Flyers Proposes Revival Plan For Grounded Jet Airways A group of nine professionals have proposed to make the now-grounded Jet Airways an employee- and passenger-owned airline, sources told NDTV. The group of professionals represents the minority......
06:51, 05/07/2019

PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to see the destruction caused by a wildfire in Novemb...
10:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
01:17, 05/10/2019

Trump proposes raising tariffs to a total of 25% on $575 billion in Chinese goods Trump believes the economy is thriving partly because of – not despite – the tariffs. And he vowed more taxes on Chinese imports would come this week.        ...
03:34, 05/06/2019

EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
00:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Government Think Tank Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
11:17, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
22:51, 05/18/2019

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

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
16:34, 05/05/2019

'Game of Thrones' star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau proposes sequel series "Game of Thrones" star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau hasn't commented directly on the petitions from fans calling for a redo of Season 8, but he did urge them to pen a new petition — for a continuation of a fan favorite character's arc....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pillars for his candidacy, Inslee released the first major piece of his policy platform on Friday. One ...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American migrants who he says have relied on immigration loopholes for too long....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
16:51, 05/18/2019

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

Sen. Josh Hawley proposes ban of Candy Crush, other so-called ‘loot box’ apps that he says target kids Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley is targeting the tech industry by proposing a ban on “pay-to-win” and “loot box apps aimed at children that offer an assortment of digital items that critics say can be costly for parents and fosters addiction and gambling....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
20:17, 05/16/2019

SEAL’s lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder want a prosecutor and judge removed over allegations of spying on defense emails to find the source of news leaks. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are due in...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
11:34, 05/22/2019

UK's biggest mobile operator pauses use of Huawei 5G handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday it would not offer Huawei handsets as part of its 5G services launch, pausing the use of devices from the Chinese company until its future becomes more clear....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Ex-WRC's Craig Breen to take on Ypres Rally with new Polo R5 car Ex-Citroen World Rally Championship driver Craig Breen will contest this year's Ypres Rally in Belgium, driving a new Volkswagen Polo R5 for the first time...
12:00, 05/22/2019

F1 to pay tribute to the late Niki Lauda at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix Formula One will pay its respects to Niki Lauda at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, following the death of the Austrian three-times world champion on Monday....
12:34, 05/22/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: the winning new-build housing developments revealed The Evening Standard New Homes Awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum from first-time buyer flats to innovative family homes, factory lofts and grand mansions....
12:34, 05/22/2019

Hughton 'disappointed and surprised' by Brighton exit "Chris Hughton has admitted to being \"hugely disappointed and surprised\" after he was sacked as Brighton \u0026 Hove Albion manager earlier this month."...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Pulisic hopes for chance to play alongside Hazard at Chelsea "Christian Pulisic hopes he can reach the same heights as Eden Hazard when he begins his Chelsea career this summer – and also wants to play alongside the Belgium international next season."...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Dortmund sign Gladbach's Hazard in five-year deal "Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have signed Belgium international Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Moenchengladbach on a five-year contract in their second big transfer in two days."...
12:34, 05/22/2019

New 2020 Vauxhall Corsa images leaked online News 22 May, 2019 Official images of the upcoming Vauxhall Corsa have been leaked on an online forum ahead of the car’s official release in early 2020...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quad...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Modi's likely return to power looks like good news for Indian economic growth, experts say Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely return to power for a second term will likely be positive for his country's growth, according to economists and investors....
12:51, 05/22/2019

EE stops selling Huawei phones as it launches 5G EE will not be selling the next generation of Huawei phones due to concerns about whether the devices could receive operating system updates from Google....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills online in past six months Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion lawsThousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online in the past six months, according to figures that highlight the escalating difficulty in accessing sa...
12:51, 05/22/2019

US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground tra...
12:51, 05/22/2019

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climate Now, a project co-sponsored by The Columbia Jour...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Capitalism used to promise a better future. Can it still do that? | Richard Reeves The greatest challenges to capitalism come when that promise begins to be questionedCapitalism is intrinsically futuristic. The ideas that underpin market economies – growth, accumulation, investment – express an unspoken assumption, that tomorrow wi...
12:51, 05/22/2019

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

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainBritish Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to r...
12:51, 05/22/2019

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

Weight Loss: Try This Keto-Friendly Dosa Recipe For A High-Fat Breakfast Dosa is the favoured breakfast food for South Indians around the world. This Keto-friendly dosa recipe replaces the rice flour for the batter with almond flour and includes fat-rich mozzarella and......
13:00, 05/22/2019

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

Opposition Demand On VVPATs Rejected By Election Body Day Before Counting The Opposition demand to tally the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail) slips with the Electronic Voting Machines before votes are counted tomorrow has been turned down by the Election Commission....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Pelosi preaches caution on impeachment as pressure builds Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to hold the line — no impeachment. At least not yet. It’s a familiar message for Pelosi, who will deliver it once again at a closed-door meeting of House Democrats on Wednesday morning. But the gathering, which is memb...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
13:51, 05/22/2019

Senator Gillibrand wants insurance to pay for fertility treatments U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a "Family Bill of Rights" that would also help with adoption and medical care....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Everlane Is Letting You Choose What You Pay on Dozens of Sale Styles Everlane’s Choose What You Pay section (which, for the unindoctrinated, allows shoppers to choose from three different, discounted price points for an item) is always a good source of savings on some of the brand’s coveted, stylish basics, but it’s u...
14:17, 05/22/2019

LGBT lessons row: Children 'too young' to learn issues, says MP Four and five year olds are too young to learn about LGBT issues, according to the MP for the area where a primary school is facing daily protests over equality teaching....
14:17, 05/22/2019

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

EU patiently follows Britain's Brexit debate: EU Commission The European Commission is following the debate in Britain about the country's planned exit from the European Union "closely and patiently", the EU executive's chief spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile systems and purchase U.S. Patriot missile systems instead....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Heartsick families of Japanese abducted by North Korea hope Trump meet will help Takuya Yokota chokes up as he talks about a photograph of his older sister Megumi, whom he has not seen since she was abducted from a beach by North Korean agents one winter evening 41 years ago....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed criticism, the opposition Labour Party said....
14:17, 05/22/2019

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.        ...
14:34, 05/22/2019

The most beautiful villages in Italy These are 20 of Italy's most beautiful villages -- from the isolated hilltop of Civita di Bagnoregio to the Sicilian fishing port of Marzamemi. Check out CNN Travel's list and then start planning your holiday....
14:51, 05/22/2019

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. ...
14:51, 05/22/2019

‘Millionaire’ lover boy allegedly scammed smitten woman out of $80,000 It was a match made in hell — and cost a woman $80,000. The Georgia woman, who was looking for love on Match.com, met a 35-year-old man who claimed to be a millionaire and decided to go on a date the very same day they connected on March 27. A ...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile deal for Sprint; decision now with top antitrust officials -sources The U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division staff has recommended the agency sue to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

In Case Against Rahul Gandhi For Remarks On PM Modi, Court Reserves Order A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved for June 7 an order on a complaint seeking a case against Rahul Gandhi for his alleged ''Khoon ki Dalali'' remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Airport security bins are gross; these antimicrobial replacements might help Airport security bins carry more viruses and germs than other areas of an airport, according to one study.        ...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Joy Behar: Staff who kept Hillary Clinton from ‘The View’ should have 'been fired' “The View” co-host Joy Behar thinks Hillary Clinton made a “mistake” by not making more appearances on the daytime gabfest during the 2016 presidential campaign – and that someone “should have been fired” as a result....
15:34, 05/22/2019

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

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses....
15:51, 05/22/2019

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on climate change and social inequality....
15:51, 05/22/2019

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

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Fancy Logos For Games That Don't Actually Exist For the past few days, I’ve had the pleasure of reading a copy of Raid, a magazine featuring a bunch of super talented artists and graphic designers coming up with logos and briefs for games that don’t actually exist....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Nowhere Prophet Is A Deck-Building Roguelike Where Losing Your Cards Matters Nowhere Prophet has a fascinating mix of card game mechanics and choose-your-own-adventure strategizing, with a crisp art style and a straightforward interface that makes it a breeze to play. While it’s still too early in development to know if it wi...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Valve is making its own version of 'Dota Auto Chess' Dota 2's hugely popular custom game mode Dota Auto Chess is set to get not one but two standalone spin-offs. Dota 2's publisher Valve made the announcement on its blog this week, noting that its developers loved the mod so much the company ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

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

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a monthly $9.99 pass that includes free delivery from an...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

From Gentleman Jack to Killing Eve: who are TV's greatest lesbian icons? TV fans have been spoiled for women-on-women scenes on our screens of late. We celebrate with a rundown of the characters ‘whose impact on the world is permanent and forever’Get the rollers out! The drama about Gentleman Jack AKA Anne Lister, the 19t...
16:17, 05/22/2019

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

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
16:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
16:51, 05/22/2019

You'll Need a Lot More Money to Buy That Jar of Honey Global honey prices are at their highest levels in years, due to a new wave of consumer demand for natural sweeteners and declining bee populations that are hampering mass production....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Barcelona vs Valencia: Prediction, stream and TV info, team news, odds, tickets - Copa del Rey Final preview Barcelona are out to make up for their Champions League disappointment be securing a domestic double when they meet Valencia in the Copa del Rey final....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell delighted to have Ricky Ponting as part of World Cup bid Glenn Maxwell has hailed the presence of double World Cup-winning former Australia captain Ricky Ponting as the team's assistant coach for this year's tournament....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology....
17:00, 05/22/2019

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

UK chip designer ARM to suspend business with Huawei: BBC Major British-based chip designer ARM is suspending business with China's Huawei to comply with U.S. regulations, the BBC reported on Wednesday, citing internal company documents....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Sorry, Game of Thrones Fans! It Looks Like Arya Stark Isn't Getting a Spinoff Winter is coming...but not for Arya Stark. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Tuesday, HBO programming president Casey Bloys shot down rumors the Game of Thrones fan......
17:00, 05/22/2019

How Tiffany Trump's World Diverged From Her Famous Family Asked in October 2016 if she was interested in joining the family business one day, Tiffany Trump replied, "Of course I'm interested...but I'm applying to law school, though, so I like......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Driver slams into Dairy Queen picnic area, injuring Colorado family Four members of a Colorado family escaped serious injury after a man suspected of driving under the influence drove into the picnic area of a Dairy Queen on Saturday in a dramatic crash captured on video....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Kedarnath Cave, Where PM Meditated, Set To Become Spiritual Destination The cave in Uttarakhand's Kedarnath, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated through the night last week, is all set to become a spiritual tourist destination. The "Dhyan Kutia" has virtually......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'excessive talking.'        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Analysis: Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial quickly gets to graphic testimony from first accuser Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

HS coach says RJ Barrett 'deserved more attention' at Duke, has 'argument' to be top pick RJ Barrett's high school coach said he thinks his former player "deserved more attention" in his freshman season at Duke.        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Trash, the Library and a Worn, Brown Table: The 2019 College Essays on Money Each year, we ask high school seniors to submit college application essays they’ve written about work, money, social class and related topics. Here are five that moved us....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin says further U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away The United States is studying how proposed tariff increases on roughly another $300 billion in Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
17:34, 05/22/2019

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually sucked a lot but white people who made more than the median income were able to pretend it was fine, ...
17:34, 05/22/2019

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

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Entropia Universe company raises $500,000 in a virtual stock market offering Mindark said said that a company within its Entropia Universe virtual game world has offered shares on its virtual stock market and raised the equivalent of $500,000.Read More...
17:51, 05/22/2019

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings ...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Everything that happened on Huawei’s Wednesday from hell Huawei is having a horrible week, and it’s only Wednesday. Last Thursday, the Trump Administration placed the Chinese technology conglomerate on an Entity List, preventing US companies from doing business with it. And now we’re seeing Europe-based co...
17:51, 05/22/2019

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

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-like experience at the cinema....
17:51, 05/22/2019

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Healthy dog euthanized to be buried with dead owner as her will requested A Richmond, Va., woman was so attached to her dog that she took her to the grave. But was it really her time to go? Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix, was euthanized recently because her owner left explicit instructions in her will: The fur baby was to be...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Man who killed wife in 1993, buried body in yard gets life in prison A Florida man who killed his wife and buried her body in the back yard — only for it to be discovered by their adult son 21 years later — was sentenced to life behind bars this week, according to a new report. Michael Haim, 52, of Jacksonville — who ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
18:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
18:00, 05/22/2019

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the region....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Olympic triathlete shatters pelvis after crash with deer in London park A triathlete who helped the Brownlee brothers to victory at London 2012 shattered his pelvis after being thrown from his bicycle in a crash with a deer in Richmond Park....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Nuns are leading the charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Here's your first look at Orange Is The New Black's final season This July, the end is finally upon the inmates of Orange Is The New Black. Netflix has released the first photos and a lovely teaser for the seventh and final season of its flagship series. Honestly, given how season six played out with everyone ship...
18:34, 05/22/2019

The first look of Keri Russell's character in Star Wars: Episode IX is here For a while, Keri Russell’s role in Star Wars: Episode IX-The Rise Of Skywalker was a total mystery, with the actress revealing little more than getting to wear the “coolest costume” on The Late Show back in March. Today, Vanity Fair released an exte...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Memorial Day is the best time to buy a mattress—these are the top deals Memorial Day mattress sales are the standard for this holiday weekend, and you can get amazing savings on popular brands.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

BHP warns investors coal could be phased out 'sooner than expected' Mining giant loses its appetite for thermal coal and will turn instead to oil, copper and nickelBHP is looking to add more oil, copper and nickel resources to its portfolio, while souring on thermal coal because it thinks the fossil fuel will be phas...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Sorry, 'Game of Thrones' fans: HBO chief shoots down Arya Stark sequel idea "Nope, nope, nope," HBO chief Casey Bloys told The Hollywood Reporter, dashing fan's hopes of getting a spinoff about Arya Stark's next adventure.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

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

Drake seen massaging Toronto Raptors coach's shoulders as some question his behavior Drake is the Toronto Raptors’ biggest fan so it was no surprise when he showed up on the sidelines of the Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night during the team’s Game 4 win over the Milwaukee Bucks....
18:51, 05/22/2019

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan gives a big tax break to Jeep for its Detroit plant and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, Ma...
19:00, 05/22/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
19:00, 05/22/2019

US Fighter Jets Again Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska US fighter jets intercepted several Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, in the fourth and fifth such incursions this year, US military officials said on......
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:00, 05/22/2019

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)    &...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Pelosi: Trump 'engaged in a cover-up' Amid rising calls for impeachment hearings, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and heads of five Democratic committees are sending a message to their caucus: "persistence but patience." (May 22)        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Denver cleans up after late season snow storm A late spring storm dumped heavy, wet snow in Colorado and Wyoming, Tuesday cancelling flights and snapping newly greened up tree limbs. (May 21)        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Sarah Sanders: Call for impeachment 'absurd on its face' White House press secretary Sarah Sanders dismissed the growing calls by Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump saying, "There's no basis for it. It's absurd on its face," and she called on Democrats to move on...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separate reports, this uncertainty is now starting to severely affect the company’s sales.Speaking to TechRadar earlier this week, UK trade-in site...
19:00, 05/22/2019

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your retinas from burning when ambient light is low but is also a godsend for OLED displays wh...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Marseille coach Garcia to leave at the end of the season Marseille coach Rudi Garcia has announced he will leave the former European champions at the end of a disappointing season        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Denise Richards Once Let Charlie Sheen Bring a Hooker to Thanksgiving Dinner Denise Richards shares some pretty interesting memories with Charlie Sheen. During Tuesday's episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the reality star recalled the time her ex......
19:17, 05/22/2019

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
19:34, 05/22/2019

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's......
19:51, 05/22/2019

How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Amy Schumer ‘mom-shamed’ for returning to comedy stage 2 weeks after giving birth Amy Schumer returned to the comedy stage this week two weeks after giving birth to her and husband  Chris Fischer's son. But some of the star’s fellow moms were not too happy with her decision to do so, slamming Schumer on social media for returning ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms specializing in video surveillance to a blacklist that would bar them from using US components or sof...
20:00, 05/22/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Businesses 'want quantum computing now' Quantum computing is rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand technologies for businesses looking to take a step into the future, new research has found.A study from Fujitsu found that 70 percent of businesses are looking to quantum computing to he...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment: Barrick CEO Gold miners must focus on maximizing returns and more mergers to attract investors seeking to diversify after years of under-investing in mines, Barrick Gold's chief executive said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Cboe FX Announces Launch of Cboe FX Point LONDON – 22 May 2019 - Cboe FX Markets, a Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) company and a leading platform for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, today announced the launch of Cboe FX Point, a new one-to-one execution solution...
20:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:17, 05/22/2019

WRAPUP 3-Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away -Mnuchin The United States is at least a month from enacting its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports as it studies the impact on consumers, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
20:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Army's new DeepStrike surface-to-surface missile warhead successfully tested A warhead for the U.S. Army's DeepStrike long-range surface-to-surface missile program had a successful test, maker Raytheon Co. announced on Wednesday as the weapon approaches a first flight test later this year....
20:17, 05/22/2019

The Best TV Shows of the Year So Far Sometime in the past five months, I ran out of patience with shows that couldn’t get character development right. Maybe that’s a subconscious reaction to the final season of Game of Thrones; TV’s last cultural monolith spent six end...
20:17, 05/22/2019

People Are Convinced This 2011 Game of Thrones Poster Revealed Who Was Destined to Win the Throne Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. In the end, it wasn’t Jon Snow or Daenerys Targaryen who won the throne in Game of Thrones‘ series finale, but come-from-behind underdog Bran Stark. Of course, King Bran w...
20:17, 05/22/2019

The Sims 4 Is Free Right Now, So Here Are The 4 Most Essential Expansions The base game for The Sims 4 is currently free from now until the 28th of May. You should get it. Yes, you! If this frees up a little cash for getting an expansion as well, here are a few suggestions....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott on 'same page' about record contract extension Ezekiel Elliott's representatives and the Dallas Cowboys are on the same page regarding a record contract extension following the final year of his rookie deal....
20:34, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ spinoffs, sequels ruled out by HBO HBO's president of programming shut down the possibility of seeing any of the 'Game of Thrones' characters in their own series, specifically Arya Stark....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likelihood of success....
20:34, 05/22/2019

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

A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country....
20:51, 05/22/2019

World's largest drone maker to start putting airplane, helicopter detectors in nearly all machines The world’s largest drone maker, DJI Technologies, announced Wednesday it will begin including airplane and helicopter detectors in nearly all consumer drones manufactured in and after 2020, making it the first company to do so....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
20:51, 05/22/2019

BMW wants a CEO who can perform miracles BMW CEO Harald Krueger's cautious leadership style appears to have unsettled some people at the automaker and his future is said to be in the balance....
20:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

'League of Legends' might be coming to smartphones League of Legends might eventually take up residence on fans' iOS and Android homescreens. Developer Riot is said to be working with parent company Tencent on a mobile version of the ultra-popular MOBA....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Hamilton exempted from media duties as F1 mourns Lauda "Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda."...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for...
21:17, 05/22/2019

We Write the Songs event brings music legends — and tears — to Capitol Hill The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has spent the past 11 years advocating for songwriters with an annual concert aimed at reminding lawmakers of the importance of music....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
21:34, 05/22/2019

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

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of havin...
21:51, 05/22/2019

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Gold rises, Silver rises The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,273.60 an ounce — up $1.60.The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.41 an ounce — up 4 cents....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Southern Indiana highway lanes closed after sinkhole opens CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State transportation officials say a sinkhole that opened up overnight has forced the closure of a portion of a southern Indiana highway. The Indiana Department of Transportation says eastbound lanes of Interstate 265 in Floy...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

BC upsets top-seed Louisville at ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dan Metzdorf threw a three-hitter, Jake Alu drove in three runs and Boston College beat top-seeded Louisville 5-1 on Wednesday to earn a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals. The 12th-seeded Eagles (31-26) w...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Rangers OF Calhoun on 10-day injured list with quad strain ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun has been placed on the 10-day injured list because of a left quad strain. The move was made Wednesday, a day after Calhoun aggravated his quad as a baserunner when trying to beat a throw...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Bryce Harper Got These Suckers Good Bryce Harper, fresh off reminding the baseball world that he is indeed capable of throwing the damn dick off the ball, found himself in an interesting situation during last night’s game in Chicago. After catching a fly ball and recording the final ou...
22:00, 05/22/2019

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

Heidi Allen offered to quit as ChangeUK leader in tactical voting row about Remainers backing Lib Dems Heidi Allen says she offered to quit as Change UK's leader in a row over whether Remainers should back the Liberal Democrats outside London and south east England....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against the president....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of th...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Reports: Vikings TE Rudolph confirms five-year offer After weeks of trade rumors and prior broken-down negotiations over a contract extension, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph confirmed a report that the team has offered him a five-year extension, according to multiple reports Wednesday....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Arm suspends cooperation with Huawei, endangering mobile and server business UK-based Arm Holdings has issued a memo to staff indicating it must stop working with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, following a US trade dispute....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Shakib Dethrones Rashid To Claim Top All-Rounder's Spot Before World Cup Shakib Al Hasan accumulated 140 runs in three matches and claimed two wickets with his orthodox spin in the recently concluded tri-series in Ireland....
22:17, 05/22/2019

BMW reveals 523bhp X5 M50i and X7 M50i SUVS BMW X7 M50i M Performance versions of luxury SUVs feature tuned version 4.4-litre V8 twin turbo engine BMW has revealed new M Performance versions of its latest X5 and X7 SUVs ahead of their planned UK introduction during the final quarter of 201...
22:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
22:34, 05/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX firm after Fed minutes, Brazil real retreats from gains Most Latin American currencies firmed on Wednesday after minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's May meeting showed members agreeing to maintain their patient stance "for some time." Mexico's peso rose 0.4%, hitting a 2-1/2 week high, before retrea...
22:34, 05/22/2019

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
22:51, 05/22/2019

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

Credit and debit cards have more germs than cash and train station urinals, study says A new study says credit and debit cards are among the dirtiest common items out there – even more dirty than cash and train station urinals.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

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

Impossible Burger not on menu for celebrity chef Bobby Flay just yet Celebrity chef Bobby Flay is not ready to embrace the meatless burger craze as of yet. The Impossible Burger costs three times a real burger, he says.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

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

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

New Monaco chicane surface to help slow F1 cars that go off track A special high-grip surface has been laid down on the escape road at the Monaco Grand Prix's chicane in an attempt to help out-of-control Formula 1 cars to slow down...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Stronger Gen2 FE car helping overtaking - Audi's Lucas di Grassi Lucas di Grassi reckons the higher strength of the Formula E Gen2 car has had a "positive effect" on overtaking, despite criticism that it has led to increased contact levels...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
23:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Prosecutor says ski resort execs, others lied The Latest on the indictment of officials in what prosecutors say was a fraudulent Vermont investment plan (all times local): ____ 4:05 p.m. Vermont's top federal prosecutor says four men indicted on federal criminal charges lied about their plan to ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean.The 116-6 vote left...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Baby cut from mother's womb in fetal abduction opens eyes in hospital The infant, taken alive from 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was reunited with his father in hospital but remains in grave conditionA baby that was cut from his mother’s womb by attackers who killed the pregnant woman is clinging to life and has open...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Relative of Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort $5m from NFL star Man accused of attempting to extort $5m from All-Pro safetyMathieu is entering his seventh NFL season and first with KCA relative of Tyrann ‘Honey Badger’ Mathieu has been accused of trying to extort $5m from the Kansas City Chiefs safety.ESPN report...
23:17, 05/22/2019

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Can you guess the British city from the vintage travel poster? Leeds or Llandudno? Can you tell these popular destinations from their marketing material?Which city or town is this?BournemouthBrightonBognorWhich city or town is this?PortsmouthNewcastleGlasgowWhich city or town is this?NorwichNottinghamNewportWhic...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a congress...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Greats' 20% Off Sitewide Sale Is Something to Be Grateful For I know it’s obvious, but it needs to be said: Greats are great casual sneakers, and now, you can get a pair for a great deal. The relatively new, Brooklyn-based brand with the Italian-based leather is taking 20% off their whole site for Memorial Day ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Ralph Northam Blackface Investigation Ends With a Whimper Remember several years ago back in February, when it was uncovered that the 1984 medical school yearbook page of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam contained a photo depicting two people wearing blackface and Klu Klux Klan robes? And remember how Northam ap...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

ARM Reportedly Directs Staff to Stop Working with Huawei, Leaving Company In Awkward Position After the Trump administration placed Huawei on the U.S. Entity List due to concerns that Huawei poses a national security risk, that meant Huawei would be banned from buying products from U.S. tech organizations including big names such as Google, Q...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Naomi Scott's Aladdin Tour Wardrobe Is Emblematic Of Hollywood's New Era Scott's stylist gives Vogue the lowdown on her looks, which were inspired by “Arabian fairytales, Middle Eastern royalty and the cultural map linking these to Aladdin”...
23:17, 05/22/2019

ARM is the latest partner to shun Huawei, so how will it design chips? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) It looks like Huawei is not just being shunned by the US, but now, the world! According to a report from the BBC, ARM has told its employees the US export ban means it can no longer work with Huawei, dealing a crippli...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach Michigan basketball on Wednesday agreed in principle to hire former Fab Five player Juwan Howard as its next head coach. He replaces John Beilein.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Only 9 professionals in Argentina's women's World Cup squad Argentina has included 14 players from its domestic amateur league in its squad for the Women's World Cup        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Weather, Oak Hill to test field at Senior PGA Championship Blustery conditions combined with a stingy and narrow Oak Hill Country Club are expected to once again test the 156-player field at the Senior PGA Championship this weekend        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Ohio State beats No. 2 seed Michigan 2-1 in Big Ten tourney OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dillon Dingler broke open a tie game with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Ohio State beat Michigan 2-1 on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. Three pitchers combined to toss a one-hitter for the Buckeyes (32-24). Michigan (...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Shepherd’s homer gives Georgia 2-0 victory over Texas A&M HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cam Shepherd belted a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give No. 3 seed Georgia a 2-0 victory over No. 6 seed Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday. Shepherd blasted a 2-2 ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days MOSCOW (AP) — A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year. Leonid Volkov was sentenced late Wednesday on charges of violating the rules f...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile' North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human being."...
23:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory....
23:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Treat Your Feet With 30% Off This Memory Foam Water-Absorbent Bath Mat After a relaxing shower, the last thing you want is to step onto a gross bath mat. If your mat has seen better days, it is time to swap it out for a luxurious memory foam mat for peak comfort. Right now, the LOCHAS Extra Thick Memory Foam Absorbent B...
23:51, 05/22/2019

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them than hand them over to Congress....
23:51, 05/22/2019

John Walker Lindh, known as the ‘American Taliban,’ set to be released from prison John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Best Intel processors 2019: the best CPUs from Team Blue The best Intel processor is a fine way to get a sweet new gaming PC up and running if you're looking to choose among the best processors to buy. And, while the debate between AMD and Intel is always raging, we went ahead and gathered up the best...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

Arizona Legislature begins work on budget bills PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House committee charged with reviewing the state budget proposal has kicked off a daylong hearing on the $11.8 billion spending plan. Minority Democrats on the appropriations committee immediately began trying to amend the ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

AR porn lenses live on in Snapchat despite ban Snapchat has deleted Naughty America's account and taken down the X-rated AR lenses it debuted this week. However, the porn studio isn't backing down quietly, as it's distributing the source files and directions for the lenses, and enc...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May&#...
00:34, 05/23/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end. May...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Belgian monks brew beer to newly discovered recipe Connoisseurs of Belgium's world-renowned beer will soon be able to taste a range of special brews made according to recipes that have been sitting untouched in the archives of Grimbergen Abbey for more than 200 years....
00:51, 05/23/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
00:51, 05/23/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Secretary-Ge...
00:51, 05/23/2019

People Gather To Honor Fallen EMS Personnel FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others. A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home. ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. grand jury has indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California. The U.S. attorney’s office said Wednesday the indictment charges Mark Domingo with providing material su...
00:51, 05/23/2019

AP Source: Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Howard has agreed to a five-year deal to take over as coach of his alma mater. The person spoke on condition of ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesday by the Alabama Historical Commission says remai...
00:51, 05/23/2019

New York's amazing mega-monuments that were never built New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed....
01:00, 05/23/2019

The Products You Need to Fix Five Common Nasty Foot Problems I am very vain about my feet. There, I said it. (Foot fetishists love me, and now I’ve also said that!) But my feet, they are not without their issues — heels that are highly prone to cracking due to sandal abuse, toenails that are all jacked up from...
01:17, 05/23/2019

How to Get Sunscreen on Your Kid Without a Battle Summer is just around the corner, which means bike rides, pool time, trips to the beach and a whole lot of whining about sunscreen application. It’s unlikely that your kids are ever going to love the process—after all, it delays their fun. But if you...
01:17, 05/23/2019

How to Use Valve's New Steam Chat App Steam has mainly been a gaming marketplace for PC games over the years, but Valve appears to be doubling down on the platform’s social aspects with its newly launched Steam Chat messaging app for Android and iOS....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App After several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Review: Alienware’s m17 is a lean mean gaming machine with a nice-sized screen Alienware‘s m17 is a hard laptop to pigeonhole. For all appearances it’s just a bigger version of the m15, but in practice it’s something entirely different. Sure they look the same, but the smaller one only really competes against other gaming lapto...
01:17, 05/23/2019

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

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord of Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords of running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and of misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish officia...
01:17, 05/23/2019

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

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

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Forget the Hamptons: Long Island has closer, cheaper escapes Forget the Hamptons: The rest of Long Island is often overlooked as a worthy escape from New York City. But with artsy small towns, historic mansions galore, dozens of nature preserves and a solid wine region, there’s more than enough to keep you ent...
01:34, 05/23/2019

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

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College abo...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Fugitive offers to surrender if he gets 15K ‘likes’ on Facebook This criminal just wants to be liked. A social media-obsessed fugitive has bartered a deal with a Connecticut police department, agreeing to surrender if the force’s Facebook post featuring his wanted poster gets 15,000 “likes.” The Torrington Police...
02:00, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man arrested for plotting terror attack at Trump Tower A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday on terror-related charges for allegedly seeking to provide material support to Hamas, and discussing the bombing of Trump Tower and the Israeli consulate in Manhattan, according to federal officials. Jonathan X...
02:00, 05/23/2019

May clinging on as Tory MPs spark open warfare Theresa May is clinging on to her premiership after furious Conservative MPs granted her some light relief by deciding not to change party rules that could have forced an imminent departure from Downing Street....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Airport vending machines now spit out puffer coats, shaving kits, cupcakes Travelers can now buy Sprinkles Cupcakes, Uniqlo down coats, CVS sundries, Stance socks and Dollar Shave Club kits from airport vending machines.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked in the last few years, resulting in a bunch of horror stories and some profoundly dumb screwups. But t...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Pilot arrested at Louisville airport pleads not guilty in triple murder case Christian Martin, the pilot accused of a 2015 triple murder in Western Kentucky, was in court Wednesday in Christian County.        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

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

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
02:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
02:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Justin Amash Is Paying the Price for Criticizing Trump Michigan Rep. Justin Amash recently became the first congressional Republican to say that President Donald Trump had participated in “impeachable conduct.” His week since has been less than great, to say the least....
02:51, 05/23/2019

French town plans to give out free Viagra to save its schools Free viagra offered to help repopulate a town. Yeah, you read that right. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
02:51, 05/23/2019

Blues’ Stanley Cup run giving Laura Branigan’s ‘Gloria’ a second life The St. Louis Blues were sitting in last place halfway through the season, all but forgotten in the Stanley Cup chase. It’s only fitting the team has ridden its way to the Stanley Cup Final on the back of another relic raised from the dead, Lau...
02:51, 05/23/2019

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

AAP, Congress, BJP Battle For Delhi Amid Election Results: LIVE Updates Election Results 2019: While the counting for the national elections in the world's largest democracy is set to begin soon, Delhi will be witness to an intense three-pronged battle between the Aam......
03:00, 05/23/2019

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

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting To Begin Shortly The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
03:00, 05/23/2019

New York contractor says gun-toting restaurateur kidnapped him over unfinished renovations An off-the-books contractor in New York City has claimed that the owner of a Brooklyn restaurant kidnapped him at gunpoint last week and forced him to remain in the restaurant owner's house for two nights....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when they pulled over 35-year-old Manuel Muniz on Monday ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
03:17, 05/23/2019

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

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Will Smith's end-credits Aladdin rap is just as weird as we could have hoped It’s been almost exactly 20 years since Will Smith graced the music-loving world with “Wild Wild West,” inviting fans of 1999's biggest “cowboy secret agent fights a racist little person and his giant mechanical spider” movie to delight in such l...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases....
03:34, 05/23/2019

Rich Hill, On The Shift: "Fuck! Fuck! Fuck! Goddammit! Fuck!" With two down in the bottom of the first inning of Wednesday night’s Dodgers-Rays game, Rays first baseman Ji-man Choi leaned over and bunted a first-pitch fastball from Dodgers starter Rich Hill up the third baseline for a single. This worked becaus...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

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

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

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

Pressure grows on May to quit as Leadsom resigns over Brexit deal Senior cabinet members call on PM to pull planned vote on withdrawal agreement billTheresa May faces the stark choice of quitting or being turfed out of Downing Street by her own party, after Andrea Leadsom resigned from the cabinet amid a furious ba...
04:00, 05/23/2019

The Strangest Ghostbusters Cameo In PC Gaming There’s an official Ghostbusters tie-in coming to the PC—featuring the vocal talents of original cast members, no less—and it’s coming to...Planet Coaster, the breezy, feel-good theme park simulator....
04:17, 05/23/2019

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
04:34, 05/23/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo says he's 'OK' with media moving on from Va. Gov. Ralph Northam CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said Wednesday night that the media had moved on from the controversies surrounding the top Democratic leadership in Virginia, particularly from Gov. Ralph Northam, and that he was "OK" with that. ...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Latest Avenatti charges reignite criticism of media that once lauded him Michael Avenatti's once-cozy relationship with prominent members of the media has been called out again in the wake of the disgraced lawyer's latest controversy....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Honda recalls 118,000 SUVs in the US for sudden air bag deployments Honda Motor's U.S. unit said on Wednesday it is recalling 118,000 new U.S. SUVs following reports of three injuries tied to sudden airbag deployments....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid US blacklisting Japan's Panasonic said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
04:34, 05/23/2019

News Analysis: Pelosi Pushes Go-Slow Strategy on Impeachment as She Goads Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi is using rhetorical volleys, like accusing President Trump of “a cover-up,” to ease the pressure on impeachment as she counsels a methodical strategy....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Your Detailing Guy Is Gonna Be Pissed If you’re at all into the aftermarket scene, then you’ve probably come across forged wheel company HRE at one point or another. HRE wheels are known for being lightweight and very, very expensive. The company is showing off a new version of its titan...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

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

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Boston, Batali—who has been accused of inappropriate behavior by a number of women, leading him to be fir...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Jane The Virgin signals it's time for the emotional warfare of its farewell season to begin in earnest Thus far in its final season, Jane The Virgin has been primarily concerned with obstacles and complications, but there is light on the horizon. Jane closed the book on her relationship with Michael after his return from the dead, even if Rafael remai...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by the evening. Voters cast ballots on some 40 million...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night. Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to c...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Kentucky State Police Say Trooper Assaulted BATH COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A trooper was stabbed in the leg during an altercation in Salt Lick. Kentucky State Police say that on Wednesday, Trooper Nathan Roark and Trooper Tyler Smith, along Bath County Sheriff Jesse Stewart, attempted to ser...
05:17, 05/23/2019

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is shaken after two deadly crashes, but he thinks that will eventually change. Representatives from 33 ...
05:17, 05/23/2019

2 film productions quit Georgia after abortion law is signed ATLANTA (AP) — Two film projects have pulled production from Georgia after the governor signed the so-called “heartbeat bill,” which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The heartbeat can be detected as early as six wee...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Canó leaves Mets game with left quadriceps tightness NEW YORK (AP) — Mets second baseman Robinson Canó left Wednesday night’s game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Canó appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he grounded out in the third following ...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects. The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wed...
05:17, 05/23/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
05:34, 05/23/2019

Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot Travel In Same Flight, But Don't Talk Call it political animosity or compulsion, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje travelled in the same flight on Wednesday, but did not talk to each other....
05:34, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man charged after allegedly threatening to bomb Trump Tower Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, making false statements and transmitting threats over interstate commerce, according to federal prosecutors....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
06:00, 05/23/2019

The richest New Yorkers buy and sell their homes in secret Welcome to the Twilight Zone of real estate, where everything and nothing is for sale all at once. When Manhattan’s ritziest new mansions in the sky hit the market at 220 Central Park South, there was no fanfare. There were no lavish broker parties o...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tilson’s first career homer was a grand slam in ...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Pound-for-pound rankings: Naoya Inoue is coming for the top spot ... fast Naoya Inoue accomplished a few things with his latest KO victory: He stopped a legit opponent, won a bantamweight world title and made a big jump in the pound-for-pound rankings. Who completes the top 10?...
06:34, 05/23/2019

India elections: Narendra Modi in early lead as vote counting begins Indian officials have begun counting hundreds of millions of votes in the world's largest democratic exercise. After an election staggered over six weeks, final results are expected in the evening....
06:51, 05/23/2019

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Canha, A's sweep Indians with sixth straight win Mark Canha homered and drove in three runs, and Frankie Montas struck out nine over six scoreless innings as the visiting Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 7-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon....
07:00, 05/23/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ Holzhauer tries to school Alex Trebek on gambling “Jeopardy!” champ James Holzhauer tried to educate Alex Trebek on some gambling lingo during his 25th straight win on Wednesday night — but the longtime game show host didn’t need the lesson. The professional sports gambler us...
07:17, 05/23/2019

MTA hiring consultant to crack down on payroll amid overtime fiasco The MTA will hire an outside consultant to review of its payroll systems amid outrage over extraordinary overtime bills filed by some employees at the Long Island Rail Road....
07:17, 05/23/2019

Trump calls out Pelosi for temper tantrum claims: ‘It’s all such a lie’ President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of lying on Wednesday night after she claimed that he threw a “temper tantrum” at the White House and stormed out of a meeting. Pelosi recounted the alleged incident in a letter to the De...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Ground Zero homeless man moved away by cops The homeless man who set up camp in a cardboard shanty near Ground Zero was ordered to move Wednesday by police officers, who also gave him some cash “to get something nice to eat.” About eight cops evicted homeless man James Eve, 43, fro...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the devices — he delive...
07:17, 05/23/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a...
07:17, 05/23/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with f...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
07:34, 05/23/2019

How RJ Barrett is ‘wired differently:’ Duke recruiter The man who recruited RJ Barrett to Duke said his best attribute is his “competitive streak.’’ Jeff Capel, a former Blue Devils assistant and now head coach at Pittsburgh, said he feels Barrett’s game translates better to the pros than it did in coll...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — The time is coming when injuries to Yankee hurlers will extract a toll too expensive to cover. Yet, if Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez each continues to hit like a young Manny Ramirez, that bill might be a little bit easier to pay. On a n...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Gifts That Won't Make Your Bridesmaids Regret Saying "Yes" to Being in Your Wedding Every bride’s instinct is to buy her bridesmaids and maid of honor something that has “bride crew” written on it. And you should! But should every gift you buy for your group have that written on it? Absolutely not. Also, your bridal party is most li...
07:51, 05/23/2019

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separat...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.Read more......
08:34, 05/23/2019

Why NYers spend big bucks for ‘exclusive’ Hampton Jitney memberships The Hampton Jitney, the bus that runs hourly between Manhattan and the North and South forks, is now offering a limited-in-number membership. Yep, you can pay for exclusivity — on a bus. It’s billed as The Ultimate Motor Coach Membership, but it does...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor President Donald Trump praised the "immortal acts of courage" of 14 first responders who received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor on Wednesday afternoon at the White House....
08:51, 05/23/2019

In photos: Highlights from the week of May 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press conference after abandoning a meeting with House Democrats on infrastructure. Abortion rights advocates protested the recent restrictions placed on the procedure in state houses across the country. Forme...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy Allyson Felix, who gave birth to a baby girl in December, said she had decided to start a family last year despite anxiety over negotiations concerning the renewal of her Nike sponsorship deal that......
08:51, 05/23/2019

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. 4 seed Minnesota 8-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. Matt Wald...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
09:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
09:00, 05/23/2019

China's Hikvision says takes cybersecurity seriously: China Daily China's Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd takes cybersecurity seriously and abides by applicable laws and rules wherever it operates, the China Daily newspaper quoted the company on Thursday as saying....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signs 'sanctuary' state law Local authorities in Washington will be barred from asking about someone’s immigration status under a new “sanctuary” policy that expands similar requirements already in place for state agencies....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Amazon made video games for its workers to reduce tedium of warehouse jobs Enlarge / Workers and packages inside an Amazon warehouse. (credit: Getty Images | Macduff Everton) Amazon has created video games that its warehouse workers can "play" while they fill customer orders in an effort to speed up fulfillment and reliev...
09:17, 05/23/2019

Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Republicans fret Trump tariffs could backfire in 2020 even as they applaud stand against China SAVANNAH, Ga. — Republicans fret the confrontation with China could spiral out of control and derail the booming economy they are counting on to hold the White House in 2020, even though most have confidence he can secure a good deal from the country...
09:34, 05/23/2019

Tony Burke floats Green New Deal-style approach to Labor's climate policy Shadow environment minister says ALP can’t keep pushing a market mechanism to reduce emissions nor could it ‘give up’ on tackling crisisThe shadow environment minister, Tony Burke, has declared Labor can no longer pursue a climate policy based on a m...
09:51, 05/23/2019

Florida infant dies after being left in hot van outside day care center, co-owner arrested: police A 4-month-old girl died Wednesday after she was left in a scorching hot van outside a Florida day care center for nearly five hours, authorities said....
09:51, 05/23/2019

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
09:51, 05/23/2019

India PM Modi's party looks set to sweep general election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
10:00, 05/23/2019

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Belarus vice PM to meet Russia's Kozak on Thursday: RIA Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko who oversees oil and gas will meet Russian counterpart Dmitry Kozak in Moscow on Thursday, RIA news agency cited the Belarusian government as saying....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Dow futures fall more than 150 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Asia oil refiners mull run cuts after margins hit lowest for season since 2003 Asia's oil refiners are considering reducing output after margins slumped to their lowest for the season since 2003, according to industry sources and Refinitiv data....
10:17, 05/23/2019