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Evan Dahm’s Island Book is a quietly empowering adventure for all ages

Evan Dahm has shown time and again he’s a master of deliberate, emotional adventures. He has been posting webcomics for well over a decade, each of them a different journ...

Evan Dahm’s Island Book is a quietly empowering adventure for all ages

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Finn and Poe to star in Choose Your Own Adventure book that probably won't let you choose to make them kiss Happy May the 4th to all the Star Wars fans out there this afternoon, a.k.a. proof that there’s no nerd pun so doofy that a massive corporation won’t co-opt it into its leviathan marketing aims. Among the many Star Wars Day announcements and promos D...
16:51, 05/05/2019

Empowering CISOs to strengthen password security While the number and severity of cyber-attacks increases year by year, it seems that companies are failing to see the lessons learned by streamlining their security policies. Weak passwords and clumsy habits are far too prevalent and businesses must ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

The best beige pieces for all ages – in pictures Beige is a wardrobe staple, but the perfect neutral has had an update. Mix and match shades of oatmeal, biscuit and putty for a tonal, modern look. Punctuate your outfit with subtle colour, maybe a pink check on a blazer – or add colour-pop sunglasse...
10:00, 05/03/2019

The best trimmed pieces for all ages – in pictures It’s all in the details this summer, and by details we mean trims. Try a fringed wrap skirt with a bold print shirt, or a delicate lace-trimmed cami with jeans or chunky boots. Dive deep into the look with a co-ord outfit like the Staud top and skirt...
09:34, 05/10/2019

Evan Dando Knows He’s Lucky The Lemonheads frontman was the poster boy — and prettiest boy — of Gen X. At 52, he’s still enjoying a life of drugs and rock ’n’ roll, on Martha’s Vineyard of all places....
11:51, 05/14/2019

Mark Zuckerberg has to go. Here are 25 reasons why | Evan Greer It’s time we dethrone Mark Zuckerberg and prove that Silicon Valley kings are not godsEveryone wants there to be a silver bullet. A single policy solution that will “fix” Facebook, restore our privacy, and clean up the tech industry. There isn’t one....
00:17, 05/09/2019

Evan Spiegel on the Lessons Learned From Snap's IPO Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and chief executive of Snap, told an audience at The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council that consumers were starting to understand how the online advertising market works and that understanding is beginning to drive them t...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Celebrate World Book Day and plan a vacation around one of these book-filled Airbnbs Indulge your inner bookworm on your next vacation by staying at a library instead of just visiting one at these book-filled Airbnbs.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Massive data breach exposes ages, addresses, income on 80 million U.S. families Researchers discovered an unprotected cloud-based database with names, ages, income brackets and marital status on 80 million U.S. households        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Giants' Evan Engram praises rookie QB Daniel Jones for picking up playbook New York Giants tight end Evan Engram says rookie quarterback Daniel Jones isn't having much trouble picking up the playbook ahead of the 2019 season....
18:51, 05/17/2019

Bachelor in Paradise's Carly Waddell Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby No. 2 With Evan Bass Congratulations are in order for Carly Waddell and Evan Bass. The Bachelor in Paradise couple are expecting their second child together. The proud parents announced the happy news via......
18:51, 05/09/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
19:17, 04/28/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Adm. William H. McRaven The author of “Make Your Bed” and, most recently, “Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations” says “All Quiet on the Western Front” is the one book that best “captures the nature of a soldier.”...
13:00, 05/09/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Gary Snyder The poet, essayist and environmentalist cites Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” as an inspiration: “Ovid in a sense tried to write the entire Roman story. I take it as a challenge to look for the storyteller of the planet.”...
20:00, 04/28/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ruth Reichl The food writer and author, most recently, of the memoir “Save Me the Plums” was 10 when she read Henry Miller. “If it’s over her head, she simply won’t understand it,” her mother said....
17:17, 05/02/2019

BMW F 850 GS Adventure Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 15.40 Lakh BMW Motorrad India today announced the launch of the all-new BMW F 850 GD Adventure Pro motorcycle. Priced at Rs. 15.40 lakh (ex-showroom, India) the new long-distance touring enduro motorcycle was......
11:17, 05/14/2019

Iniesta and Torres struggling on Japanese adventure "They have four World Cup winners medals between them but the J.League\u0027s high-profile recent recruits, including Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres, have struggled to make an impact this season."...
10:17, 05/16/2019

2020 KTM 390 Adventure Spied Testing With Accessories The KTM 390 Adventure is a highly anticipated motorcycle. The wait has been long, tedious and a patient one, but the rewards are expected to well worth the effort. Now, the bike has been spotted......
11:25, 04/30/2019

‘Blood & Treasure’ review: Fast but forgettable adventure This season, ABC gave us “Whiskey Cavalier,” one of those globe-trotting espionage series featuring a poorly matched guy and girl whose mutual attraction was reluctant yet instantaneous. Not surprisingly, the formulaic-yet-frenetic hour, which was in...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Upgrade Your Next Outdoor Adventure With an Extra 60% Off Clearance at Eddie Bauer It’s spring, so get outside! And while you’re at it, stock up on tons of apparel and gear from Eddie Bauer. The brand’s entire clearance section is an extra 60% off right now with promo code MAY60. Plenty of shirts, shorts, hats, shoes, and much more...
21:17, 05/02/2019

The first episode of the DuckTales "bomb" begins with a new affirmation of the value of adventure stories Welcome to first of what looks like will be a nine-episode bomb of new DuckTales episodes! Barring any sudden schedule changes, of course. Generally speaking, this has been a stronger, more confident season than the first one, and “Treasure Of The Fo...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Arkham Horror Third Edition: The classic Lovecraft adventure returns Enlarge (credit: FFG) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. It’s early during my first play as Calvin Wright, a tormented guardian willing to s...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Amazon's The Tick canceled after two seasons of wacky, heartfelt adventure As our own John Hugar recently declared, The Tick’s second season gave us “the show we were hoping The Tick could be all along.” Alas, it turns out the hilarious, heartfelt superhero parody will go out on that high note, as creator Ben Edlund has rev...
22:51, 05/16/2019

National Geographic is bringing an Antarctic adventure to Oculus Quest National Geographic is delving deeper into VR with a 30-minute Antarctic adventure that will hit Oculus Quest this spring. In National Geographic Explore VR, you'll be tasked with finding a lost penguin colony. The adventure will take you on a k...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Bethesda’s latest Elder Scrolls adventure taken down amid cries of plagiarism In a series a comparative text samples published on Facebook, co-author Paige Leitman shows significant similarities throughout her "The Black Road" adventure and the Elsweyr adventure published by Bethesda. [credit: ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

West Ham’s Alisha Lehmann keen to add Wembley knees-up to East End adventure The Swiss forward has taken English football by storm since arriving as a teenager last summer and has some inside information about Women’s FA Cup final successWe are just shy of 10 months on from when the Swiss forward Alisha Lehmann joined West Ha...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Days Gone PS4 Review: The open-world zombie adventure game we’ve all been waiting for Days Gone made fans of the post-apocalyptic genre a lot of promises to PS4 fans when it was revealed way back in 2016. Thankfully, it delivers on every single one of them....
01:51, 05/04/2019

Luciano Acosta contract talks with D.C. United could unfold like a choose-your-own adventure Club officials will skip the weekend match in Minnesota to meet with the midfielder's agents, but negotiations figure to take weeks. Here's how they could play out....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Double Fine's post-apocalyptic adventure 'Rad' arrives August 20th Rad, the latest game to come from the minds of indie game darlings Tim Schafer and Lee Petty at Double Fine Productions, officially has a release date. With the help of publisher Bandai Namco, the roleplaying adventure game will arrive on August 20th...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air two days before the final phase of the Lok Sabha......
20:00, 05/20/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Eve Ensler The playwright and author, most recently, of “The Apology” would invite James Baldwin, Hannah Arendt and Anaïs Nin for dinner. “Topics might include: God, death, erotica, totalitarianism.”...
12:51, 05/23/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ani DiFranco The singer-songwriter, whose new memoir is “No Walls and the Recurring Dream,” says her shelves contain “poetry for when my mind is spinning” and “a bunch of learn-how-to-meditate books that don’t seem to be helping.”...
03:17, 05/16/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. The Tencent-operated chat messaging app quietly revised its policy last month; the new policy will tak...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Coros announces VERTIX GPS adventure watch: 45-day battery life and extreme operating profile There are wearables for daily activity tracking, casual runners, serious athletes, and extreme athletes. The new Coros GPS watch is designed for climbers, runners, and outdoor explorers....
05:17, 05/15/2019

Juul Labs quietly considering overseas financing round Juul Labs is opening its books to overseas investors as it looks to raise cash ahead of a global growth spurt, The Post has learned. The e-cigarette maker — whose wildly popular vaping devices have helped create a nicotine “epidemic” among US teens, ...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Walmart, Target quietly exploring CBD product lines Big-box retailers aren’t selling CBD yet, but they’re busy getting ready for the day when they can. The Post has learned that top executives at major chains such as Walmart and Target have been quietly meeting with makers of drinks, gummy bears, topi...
08:17, 05/13/2019

Amed Rosario is quietly proving his bat is real deal Breakout rookie Pete Alonso is the Mets’ leader in RBIs through practically a quarter of the season, but the man right behind him in that category might be even more of a pleasant surprise. Amed Rosario’s defense has been shaky this season, but the t...
22:34, 05/12/2019

The Hull City AFC ‘cryptocurrency’ buyout has quietly fallen through Contrary to what reports from last year suggested, English Championship football club Hull City AFC won’t be getting acquired by cryptocurrency crowd funding platform SportyCo. According to sources familiar with the matter, SportyCo’s managing direct...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Ever quietly trained facial recognition AI using its photo storage app Ever, a free photo storage app, has been using the billions of photos and videos uploaded by its users to train a facial recognition tool it plans on selling to private companies and the U.S. government. Users who rely on the app's facial recogn...
01:34, 05/10/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that such a maneuver effectively enables to Bashar al Ass...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Google quietly shelves custom Pixel phone cases Google's Pixel 3a might have been good news for fans of mid-range phones, but it marked the death knell for one of the company's signature phone features: its customizable cases. The 9to5Google crew has discovered that Google axed the pers...
07:17, 05/20/2019

Tillerson quietly meets with House lawmakers to discuss Trump Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson quietly met with the top Democrat and Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee Tuesday for an interview that focused primarily on his time in the Trump administration, a congressional aide with direct ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Casper quietly updated its most popular mattress — here's what's new and what sleeping feels like on it Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
08:00, 05/14/2019

The 3rd highest-grossing film of 2019 was quietly dumped onto Netflix People are always complaining that there aren’t any good movies on Netflix but, as IndieWire reports, the streaming service recently added the third highest grossing film of the year to its library. There’s only one problem: You’ve probably never hea...
01:51, 05/10/2019

David Pecker quietly sidelines AMI exec Dylan Howard Dylan Howard, the embattled editorial director of American Media Inc. who was accused of holding a penis pic over the head of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has been sidelined from working on the National Enquirer and other celebrity magazines in David Pecke...
08:34, 05/08/2019

Amazon has been quietly running an 'Uber for trucking' service since last year It's Amazon's first foray into the freight brokerage space, which includes major competitors like Uber Freight, C.H Robinson, and XPO Logistics....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Oprah 'quietly figuring out' how to wield her political clout in 2020 Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, whose opinions can get millions of fans to try a new diet or turn a book into an international best-seller, is figuring out which Democratic candidate she will endorse in the crowded 2020 U.S. presidential race....
00:00, 05/01/2019

De Blasio quietly opens presidential campaign office in Brooklyn Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pipe-dream presidential campaign has quietly opened a headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn that’s operating with a tiny staff and limited resources, he revealed Monday. “I’m very clear about the fact that we are going to start wit...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Facebook Quietly Admitted Millions More Instagram Users’ Passwords Were at Risk (SAN FRANCISCO) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and even Twitter jumped on the bandwagon, some of which even overtook the popularity ...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Lessons From a Scandal: Colleges Quietly Tighten the Athletic Recruiting Process Some prominent universities implicated in the admissions scandal swiftly announced new layers of oversight. Dozens more did the same out of public view....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Apple quietly released its own iPhone game, starring Warren Buffett Apple has apparently made its first game in years, in partnership with, of all people, Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. The game, called Warren Buffett‘s Paper Wizard, allows you to recreate the early career of the titular character, tossin...
01:51, 05/07/2019

Anchorfree quietly extends subscription period of Hotspot Shield VPN to three years US-based Anchorfree tweaked its VPN’s offering, Hotspot Shield, and has replaced its two-year plan with a three-year plan, keeping the monthly price down to $2.99 for a total cost of ownership of $107.64 over 36 months.It joins NordVPN and VPN...
13:51, 05/01/2019

'One for the ages': First reactions to 'Avengers: Endgame' hail Marvel 'epic' First social media reactions for Marvel's 'Avengers: Endgame' are in following Monday's world premiere. The pundits are wowed by "a masterful epic."        ...
23:17, 04/28/2019

James Harden-Chris Paul fight quietly broke out after Rockets failure After the Rockets’ season ended with a 118-113 loss to the Warriors last week, Chris Paul and James Harden took an argument over ball distribution into the locker room. As reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the two superstars enga...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Kyrie Irving gets revealing defense as he quietly slips out Celtics door: ‘That’s bulls–t’ The strongest defense of Kyrie Irving came after he likely left for good. Irving did not speak to reporters after his exit meeting Thursday, but several teammates came to his defense as the calls blaming him for Boston’s demise steadily rose th...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Republicans Quietly Relieved After Stephen Moore Withdraws From Federal Reserve Nomination Senate Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve decided to bow out in the face of persistent controversy over his past remarks. The decision spared them from having to ...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite s...
13:51, 05/20/2019

What you get on a private island for $100,000 a night Banwa Private Island is an all-inclusive luxury retreat in the Philippines that has six villas, a restaurant, unlimited spa treatments and more.        ...
15:51, 05/08/2019

The hidden island where women ruled Follow the once-in-a-lifetime trip of Katie Sehl, who travels to Karpathos, Greece, in search of an island matriarchy. Does she find a place where women rule -- or does she discover something else?...
21:34, 05/07/2019

The last reactor at Three Mile Island is shutting down Enlarge / The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011, in Middletown, Penn. (credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images) On Wednesday, power company Exelon said that it would be closing the single reactor that it oper...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Man dies in Long Island hit-and-run crash: cops A man died in Suffolk County after being hit by two cars — one of which took off after the crash, police said Sunday. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing Herkimer Street at the intersection of Carlton Street in Mastic...
04:17, 05/06/2019

Three Mile Island nuclear plant will soon shut down The owner of Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania — the site of the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the US – announced Wednesday that it will proceed with a planned shutdown starting June 1. Exelon Corp.’s statement comes two years after the ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

4,000 People Fear This Is Their Last Election Before Their Island Sinks Residents on Ghoramara fear that the votes they cast on Sunday in the national election may be the last before their island sinks into the Bay of Bengal -- a victim of climate change's growing toll....
11:51, 05/19/2019

$100,000-a-night private island resort opens A luxurious private resort stretching across an island in the western Philippines has opened for business. But with a price tag of $100,000 a night, Banwa Private Island is among the most expensive getaways anywhere in the world....
21:34, 05/07/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never ...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Is Shutting Down The Pennsylvania facility, site of a disaster in 1979, has been struggling financially. It will close by the end of September, according to the company that owns it....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Man struck and killed by dump truck in Coney Island A man was killed Saturday when he was struck by a dump truck while trying to get across a Coney Island street, authorities said. The 58-year-old man was in the crosswalk of Mermaid Avenue and W. 21st Street at about 9:45 a.m. when a 47-year-old drive...
07:17, 05/12/2019

Man busted on Long Island for impersonating NYPD detective A 55-year-old man was busted in Nassau County impersonating an NYPD detective, police said. Cops said they were investigating an unrelated case at a 7-11 on Merrick Road in Oceanside just before 11 Saturday morning when they were approached by Frank ...
09:00, 05/13/2019

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea Island A violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck an island chain off the north coast of Papua New Guinea late Tuesday, knocking out power and sending residents fleeing for safety....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
14:17, 05/19/2019

More Than 100 Inmates Flew Indonesian Jail On Sumatra Island More than 100 inmates escaped from an Indonesian jail on Sumatra island on Saturday, police said, in the latest breakout to hit the country's creaking prison system....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Three Mile Island nuclear plant to proceed with closure HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident, says it now appears certain it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania and said it will go ahead with a planned...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Cruise line's $250 million private island opens Thanks to a $250 million transformation, Royal Caribbean's once-sleepy private island retreat in the Bahamas is offering eye-opening travel amenities to its cruise passengers....
21:34, 05/07/2019

| Shark attack kills surfer off Reunion Island An attack by a shark has killed a surfer off France's Indian Ocean island of Reunion, the latest fatality in increasingly dangerous waters, emergency services said....
12:51, 05/10/2019

Photographer Harold Feinstein, the unsung chronicler of Coney Island He found fame in his teens with images of his native New York, then lost it again. A new film and show aim to give him the recognition he deservesIt began with a great outpouring of images. At 15, Harold Feinstein borrowed his neighbour’s Rolleiflex ...
15:17, 05/05/2019

RIP Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant, 1974-2019 The last remaining reactor in operation at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear power plant—the site of the most serious nuclear accident in U.S. history in 1979—is set to close by Sept. 30, 2019, NPR reported on Wednesday.Read more......
18:00, 05/09/2019

Airbnb Backlash: Island Oasis Dreads Becoming Hamptons Hotbed Shelter Island has tried to preserve its character by restricting the short-term rental market, angering many homeowners in the quaint Long Island town....
10:34, 04/29/2019

A Hamptons Hotel Taps Into Rhode Island’s Beach Scene The owners of Gurney’s Montauk, a luxury resort on the tip of Long Island, N.Y., are hoping to replicate their success in the seaside city of Newport....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Whidbey Island, west coast answer to Martha's Vineyard Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape....
16:00, 05/23/2019

Long Island man busted using dummy to drive in carpool lane What a dummy! A Long Island man intent on driving in the carpool lane allegedly propped up a sunglasses-wearing mannequin in the front seat of his car to fool cops into thinking it was a passenger, authorities said Monday. James Britt, 34, dressed th...
04:34, 05/07/2019

Why did a Rhode Island police officer pull over a self-driving shuttle on its first day? A curious Rhode Island police officer pulled over a self-driving shuttle hours into its first day carrying passengers.        ...
02:51, 05/16/2019

Long Island woman busted for ‘deplorable’ animal cruelty again A Long Island woman has been busted on animal cruelty charges for the second time in less than two years, officials said Tuesday. Shannon King, 32 — who is currently on probation from a 2017 arrest for neglecting her pit bull — was nabbed Monday nigh...
21:00, 05/21/2019

2nd Rhode Island town passes resolution to oppose gun bills HOPKINTON, R.I. (AP) — A second Rhode Island town has declared itself a so-called Second Amendment sanctuary to oppose the governor’s push for stricter gun-control laws. The Hopkinton Town Council passed a resolution Monday night. The Burrillvi...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Man gunned down after fight at Long Island strip club: cops A man was shot dead and a woman wounded early Tuesday following a fight that is believed to have started at a Long Island strip club, authorities said. Investigators believe the fight broke out between the pair and another group inside Mirage Gentlem...
06:34, 05/15/2019

Plane makes emergency landing on Staten Island field A small plane carrying a Geico ad banner made an emergency landing in a Staten Island park due to rough weather, cops said. The pilot safely landed his single-engine aircraft at Miller Field in New Dorp just before 6 p.m., according to police. The fi...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island In 2001, a smugglers’ yacht washed up in the Azores and disgorged its contents. The island of São Miguel was quickly flooded with high-grade cocaine – and nearly 20 years on, it is still feeling the effects. By Matthew BremnerAround midday on 6 June ...
13:34, 05/10/2019

The Lonely Island rap as baseball greats in 'Bash Brothers Experience' Comedic rap group The Lonely Island have released on Netflix what is described as a long-form visual poem titled "The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience."...
19:51, 05/23/2019

GOP activist sues Rhode Island over launch of sports betting PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Republican activist is suing over sports betting in Rhode Island, saying the state should have sought voter approval before legalizing and launching it. Daniel Harrop said Thursday sports betting should stop pending a statew...
19:00, 05/02/2019

3 Long Island teens arrested in school bomb plot Three teenagers on Long Island have been arrested on charges they plotted to build and detonate a bomb at their school. (May 2)        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Cops use helicopter to rescue elderly man from Staten Island marsh NYPD officers swooped down in a helicopter to rescue an 83-year-old man who was stuck in a Staten Island marsh on Thursday, authorities said. The elderly man got lost and trapped in the waterlogged area in Ocean Breeze soon before 2 p.m. while he was...
09:17, 05/03/2019

Bouncer shot twice outside Long Island City strip club A bouncer was shot twice outside a Long Island City strip club Monday morning, police said. The 42-year-old man was struck in the shoulder and leg around 4:40 a.m. while guarding the door to Show Palace Gentleman’s Club on 21st Avenue. Show Pal...
16:00, 05/20/2019

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

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

Dead gray whale found on island is Alaska’s third this year ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A third gray whale has been found dead in Alaska. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a gray whale was spotted Tuesday on Kodiak Island. Carcasses also were found this spring near Cordova and south of Anc...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Yemen government accuses UAE of landing separatists on remote island The Yemeni government has accused the United Arab Emirates of landing around 100 separatist troops on a remote island in the Arabian Sea this week, a claim the UAE denied, deepening a rift between nominal allies in Yemen's war....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Residents worried after island washes up just metres from homes in Île-Bizard The waves or the debris they bring could breach the dikes and flood properties. It's why neighbors want to build a wave barrier that will protect most of the homes....
12:17, 05/12/2019

Hawaii volcano eruption before and after pictures: How Kilauea has changed the Big Island These pictures show how Mount Kilauea's lava flows destroyed an estimated 700 buildings, covered roads and reshaped the Big Island's coastline.        ...
22:17, 05/03/2019

Great White Shark Tracked In Long Island Sound For First Time Cabot's 500 pounds of churning white flesh sped though North Carolina waters last week, part of a group traversing shipwrecks, seeking bounties of fish....
05:34, 05/22/2019

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the h...
00:17, 05/24/2019

Self-Driving Shuttle Gets Pulled Over By Police Just Hours After Rhode Island Launch Police in Providence, Rhode Island Wednesday pulled over a May Mobility self-driving shuttle just hours after it was pressed into service for the first time. Making its debut in Rhode Island, the officer pulled in behind the shuttle as it was droppin...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
21:34, 05/16/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Indonesia plans to move capital city out of crowded Java island Indonesia's president has decided to move the capital of the world's fourth most populous country away from the crowded main island of Java, but has yet to finalize a new location, the planning minister said on Monday....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Firms Flock to Issue Bonds on Tiny English Channel Island Companies selling risky debt have flocked to the tiny English Channel island of Guernsey, which is self-governing and known for its low tax and light regulation, in the wake of stricter EU rules aimed to make bond markets more transparent and fair....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Hawaii’s Big Island struggles to recover a year after massive volcanic eruption LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii — A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes and farms in the disaster are still struggling to retu...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Three Long Island teens arrested for plotting to bomb high school Three teenagers were arrested on Long Island Thursday for planning to build a bomb and detonate the explosive device at their school, cops said. The three 16-year-old students of Connetquot High School in Suffolk County were taken into custody after ...
03:34, 05/03/2019

3 Long Island teens arrested in high school bomb plot BOHEMIA, N.Y. (AP) — Three teenagers on Long Island have been arrested on charges they plotted to build and detonate a bomb at their school. Suffolk County police say officers responded to Connetquot High School in Bohemia Thursday morning after a sc...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Vaccine rates rise on long-wary ‘hippie’ island near Seattle VASHON ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — An idyllic island near Seattle known for its counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates is seeing an increase in the number of children vaccinated for measles and other diseases. Advocates attribute the rising vac...
06:51, 05/20/2019

Trackers see great white shark in Long Island Sound for first time In a circumstance similar to the iconic film Jaws, a great white shark -- one of the most predatory types in the world -- has been detected for the first time in an estuary on the Northeast U.S. coast....
19:51, 05/21/2019

The Lonely Island's Unauthorised Bash Brothers Experience: dizzyingly genius TV Like Beyoncé’s Lemonade ... but for 80s baseball players, this ‘visual poem’ sounds unbelievably niche. But it is, in fact, half an hour of hilarious beautyEven by their own standards, The Lonely Island’s new Netflix ‘visual poem’ is a very, very spe...
15:51, 05/23/2019

Long Island bar turns away Stony Brook graduate wearing turban Gurvinder Grewal, a recent Stony Brook graduate, went out to meet pals after midnight Saturday night at Harbor Grill in Port Jefferson. But the Sikh 23-year-old was “embarrassed” when security didn’t let him in wearing his religious headw...
02:17, 05/16/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board extends reach to island's municipalities Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Thursday took unexpected action, adding town and cities to its mandate, which up until now was focused on the island's central government and related entities....
22:00, 05/09/2019

May Mobility self-driving shuttle pulled over on debut Rhode Island drive A Providence police officer, unfamiliar with the odd-looking vehicle, pulled over a self-driving shuttle early Wednesday on its first day carrying passengers....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable-housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospective tenants into in-demand apartments, authorities alleged Tuesday. The trio blew the cash on fur coats...
21:00, 05/21/2019

By the Book: Eve Ensler The playwright and author, most recently, of “The Apology” would invite James Baldwin, Hannah Arendt and Anaïs Nin for dinner. “Topics might include: God, death, erotica, totalitarianism.”...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Website crashes while tracking great white shark in Long Island Sound A crush of fans looking to keep tabs on a great white shark spotted in the Long Island Sound apparently took a bite out of the website used to track the beast — which later re-emerged off the coast of the Hamptons. The shark tracker on OCEARCH, a Nov...
19:51, 05/21/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote island group in Indian Ocean Debris on Cocos (Keeling) Islands was mostly bottles, cutlery, bags and straws, but also included 977,000 shoes, study saysOn the beaches of the tiny Cocos (Keeling) Islands, population 600, marine scientists found 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrus...
15:51, 05/16/2019

A great white shark was spotted in Long Island Sound for the first time ever, researchers say Researchers tracked a nearly 10-foot long great white shark named Cabot to the Long Island Sound on Monday.        ...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush is an island-hopping, monster-capturing romp for iOS and Android The new mobile game has you exploring different islands in the Pokémon universe. You can collect new monsters through a simple battle system.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound off coast of Connecticut A great white shark was being tracked by an ocean data group while swimming in the Long Island Sound on Monday. The notorious fish, named Cabot, is 9 feet, 8 inches long and the first known great white spotted in the area off the coast of Connecticut...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Rhode Island District Tells Students With Lunch Debt: Only Jelly Sandwiches for You The new policy by Warwick Public Schools drew widespread criticism, with many saying that poorer children should not have to struggle with inadequate nutrition while trying to learn....
00:51, 05/09/2019

'A nasty place at the moment': Lord Howe Island tense as rat baiting begins After 20 years of arguments, the eradication plan that has split families and divided neighbours will finally go aheadFor the past few weeks little plastic boxes have been popping up on Lord Howe Island. By mid-May the boxes will be filled with poiso...
21:51, 05/06/2019

3 students accused of plotting to bomb Long Island school using 'The Anarchist Cookbook' Long Island police say a plot to build a bomb and detonate it at a high school has resulted in the arrest of three students and the seizure of a how-to manual for making explosives at the home of one of them....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Students who owe lunch money in Rhode Island will only get jelly sandwiches until debt is paid Students at a Rhode Island school district who owe money on their lunch accounts will have the sole option of a sunflower butter and jelly sandwich until they are able to pay their balances, the district announced Sunday. Warwick Public Schools, whic...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Tiger Woods’ $20M yacht docks on Long Island ahead of PGA Championship: report Tiger Woods turned heads in Long Island, N.Y., Thursday after docking his $20 million yacht privacy in Oyster Bay ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black....
23:17, 05/02/2019

After game industry failure, Curt Schilling agrees to pay back Rhode Island Schilling poses with the Collector's Edition of 38 Studios' sole release, Kingdoms of Amalur. The long, winding saga of baseball star Curt Schilling's massive business failure in the video game industry may finally be reaching its end. As The Asso...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Surprise, nerds: The Lonely Island are dropping a "visual poem" on Netflix tonight There are few things as exciting as the surprise release—except for maybe free pizza or open bars or finding out you have extra money. Okay, so there are things more exciting than surprise releases, but a surprise release from The Lonely Island ranks...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Long Island track worker logs more than $255G in overtime hours: report A Long Island Rail Road track worker brought home more than $255,000 last year by working what officials say was a dangerous amount of overtime hours on top of his base pay.  ...
08:51, 04/30/2019

Fireball Island review: A classic 1986 board game returns in style Enlarge / The game has some amazing table presence. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Stranger Things, Bandersnatch, GLOW—the ‘80s are in,...
01:51, 05/03/2019

New Elk Island Visitor Information Centre unveiled ahead of busy summer season Dozens gathered for a grand opening celebration in Elk Island National Park Saturday for the official unveiling of the park's new visitor information centre....
00:17, 05/05/2019

How to Trick Your Kid Into Becoming a Book Lover I’ve always been a huge book nerd, so my dreams of parenting definitely included my kids being as book-obsessed as I am. I love the experience of the real world melting away as I lose myself in a story, and I want my kids to know that feeling too. Bu...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby Every age begets its era-specific book clubs. Perhaps it’s unsurprising that ours features more and more niche, insider gatherings. One for Political Junkies? Check. Thriller writers? Check. Proust lovers? Check....
01:17, 05/17/2019

The Lonely Island releases satire film spoofing Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco The Lonely Island on Thursday dropped a special movie and two songs honoring their love for the Oakland Athletics and the Bash Brothers – Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Long Island high school coach accused of sexually abusing student: cops The 25-year-old junior varsity baseball coach was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old female Islip High School student, according to Suffolk County Police....
23:00, 05/04/2019

Alleged bribers who bought Coney Island apartments paid sliver of market rate It was a steal by any measure. The cash-rich alleged bribers who swindled their way into Coney Island co-ops intended for lower-income New Yorkers paid graft that was significantly more than the units’ intended prices — but a sliver of the market rat...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
13:34, 05/09/2019

Nickel-and-dime debts prompt food fight over Rhode Island school lunches A move by a Rhode Island school district to collect overdue lunch money that often amounted to nickels and dimes erupted into a food fight with irate parents this week, and had administrators walking back their get-tough policy....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Cyprus’ Justice Minister Resigns Over Serial Killer Case That’s Shaken the Island Nation (NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The Cypriot justice minister resigned Thursday as criticism of police mounted for mistakes that may have let a serial killer claim more victims. The president vowed that Cyprus would solve these slayings and promised better ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

The Don Jr. Book Nobody Asked for Is Officially Happening After nearly a year of speculation, President Donald Trump’s first born child and stump-sitting failson Donald Trump Jr. will finally get to show the world that he’s not just a meat-head who spends 90% of his time liking pictures of guns on Instagram...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Joe Namath, in new book, says he nearly drank himself to death Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath revealed in his new autobiography that he drank so excessively during his post-playing life that he nearly died.        ...
20:51, 05/07/2019

I Wrote a Book About Our Robot Car Future Friends! Pals! Fellow filthy car-obsessives! I have big news: I have written a book. Just as a refresher, a book is like a bunch of non-dynamic monochrome (in this case, and not the cover) web pages full of text, all bound together in a big sort of p...
02:00, 05/11/2019

See if a Book You're About to Buy is Available at Your Local Library Using This Extension If you find yourself browsing Amazon looking for your next good read, the extension Library Extension might potentially help you save a little cash by letting you read that same book for free....
17:34, 05/12/2019

Book review: New Tim Cook bio tells us much of what we already knew The book follows the "then I introduced" format of new product launches, and is all business. It skimps on details about the non-Apple life of Tim Cook.        ...
14:17, 05/14/2019

All the Comics You Can Get Today For Free Comic Book Day Free Comic Book Day is today, May 4th, which also happens to be Star Wars Day. Comic Book retailed selected 51 titles in total to be free this year, 12 from gold sponsors and 39 from silver sponsors....
23:17, 05/04/2019

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, ...
15:51, 05/19/2019

Anthony Weiner on the prowl for a book deal Anthony Weiner is trying to transform himself into the next Longfellow. The serial sexter and former congressman — who is now living in a Bronx halfway house after doing hard time for sexting a teenager — is skulking around Manhattan’s publishing hou...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Greta Thunberg's speeches to be rushed out as a book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is being published in June, with a family memoir due to come later in 2019The collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the worldwide school strike for the environmen...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Battery life | ConclusionWe had some reservations about the Lenovo Yoga Book last year when we reviewed it, as the ambitious hybrid tablet introduced so...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Tim Dowling: I am so prepared for book club. But am I invited? Because I was the only man at that first meeting, my precise clearance level seems unresolvedThere is a question hanging over my wife’s new book club: am I in it?My inclusion so far has been accidental. The inaugural meeting was held in our kitchen a...
07:51, 05/04/2019

Book a novel vacation at one of these literary Airbnb homes Celebrate World Book Day on Tuesday, April 23, by booking a literary getaway at one of these book-inspired Airbnb homes.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

YouTubers, book review: In search of authenticity You could be forgiven for noticing YouTube only when a scandal breaks, but, as Chris Stokel-Walker writes, it's an increasingly important part of the entertainment business....
14:34, 05/16/2019

‘The Mueller Report’ book officially a bestseller A published edition of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump's presidential campaign sold just under 42,000 copies last week, NPD BookScan reported Wednesday....
07:00, 05/02/2019

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower has book deal NEW YORK (AP) — The former Cambridge Analytica employee who spoke out on alleged ties between the data firm and the Brexit campaign for Britain to leave the European Union has a book deal. Brittany Kaiser’s “Targeted: My Inside Story of C...
15:17, 05/07/2019

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

The Lonely Island's Akiva Schaffer to direct Disney's "meta" new Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers movie Willing into existence a reality in which a single IMDB page must attempt to contain both “Jizz In My Pants” and “the new Chip ‘N Dale movie,” THR reports that Lonely Island favorite Akiva Schaffer has just been tapped as the director of Disney’s lo...
04:00, 05/18/2019

The Lonely Island celebrates Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire, steroids in star-studded Netflix special Ahead of a U.S. tour next month, The Lonely Island—Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer—has dropped a surprise, star-studded visual album to Netflix, one that finds Samberg and Schaffer slipping into the jerseys of their childhood heroes: ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Rhode Island School District Accused of Punishing Children with Cold Sandwiches for Outstanding Lunch Debts Each of us have fond memories of gossiping with our homegirls or talking hoops with our homeboys over whatever delicious feasts our school cafeterias served up that day. As a teenager, Taco Salad Day was all the fuel I needed for those infamous rap b...
18:34, 05/08/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing ‘existential threat’ from rising sea Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
17:34, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-United CEO promises to re-book passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to reaccommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Nonfiction: A New Book Argues That Generic Drugs Are Poisoning Us In her stunning exposé “Bottle of Lies,” Katherine Eban describes a world of generic drug manufacturing rife with corruption and life-threatening misdeeds....
01:34, 05/14/2019

| Afridi lambasted over allegedly sexist remarks in book Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been accused of misogyny after his admission that he refuses to let his daughters play outdoor sports....
11:17, 05/14/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Free e-book features excerpts from Moyes, Chbosky NEW YORK (AP) — A free e-book collection allows fans of Tracy Chevalier, JoJo Moyes and more than 40 other writers to read early excerpts of their upcoming books. “Buzz Books 2019: Fall/Winter,” published Tuesday, features such works as C...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Get the hot new Galaxy Tab S5e with a half-off Book Cover Keyboard at Samsung If you're in the market for a respectable Android tablet with decent overall specifications, a crazy thin body, modern software pre-installed, and a reasonable price point, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is undoubtedly your top choice.While not as powerf...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch A book launch in Buenos Aires became Argentina's hot ticket of the week, drawing raucous crowds on Thursday night to hear ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and fanning speculation about her plans to run in national elections later this year...
08:34, 05/10/2019

5 Great Girls Trip Resorts to Book ASAP We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:17, 05/11/2019

New book reveals the tragic tale of a forgotten poet In a brilliant work of literary resuscitation, Lucasta Miller explores Landon's forgotten poetry and vigorously challenges the legacy of "lies and evasions" surrounding her, says Claire Harman...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Elaine Kasket: ‘There is no digital rule book for grief’ The counselling psychologist and author of All the Ghosts in the Machine discusses one of the most contentious issues of our ageElaine Kasket is a counselling psychologist based in London. Her first book, All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of I...
16:00, 05/01/2019

How to book trains in Europe – by rail expert the Man in Seat 61 Follow his advice and your trip will not only be more be eco-friendly and enjoyable than flying, it could be similarly priced, tooI take train not plane within Europe because it’s a better travel experience. But switching to rail can also be the sing...
13:51, 05/04/2019

Fernández de Kirchner's book keeps Argentina guessing over presidential bid Unlike Macri, Fernández de Kirchner has refused to comment on whether she will run, though some are interpreting the book’s release as part of her election bid. Parties have to submit candidate lists on June 22....
10:34, 05/02/2019

Arizona prisons ban book that’s critical of justice system PHOENIX — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The American Civil Liberties Union called ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

5 Things About Your Book: An Unlikely Victory in an Unforgiving Horse Race In “Rough Magic,” Lara Prior-Palmer recounts becoming the first woman and the youngest rider to win a race across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland....
18:51, 05/05/2019

Rhode Island school district walks back decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches The district faced criticism from parents after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.        ...
04:34, 05/09/2019

Argentina’s beloved book industry hopes to weather crisis As the hugely popular Buenos Aires Book Fair opens its doors to the public once again, the chills of the economic downturn are being felt across the publishing sector....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Jewish leaders demand explanation over Corbyn book foreword Before becoming Labour leader he called 1902 book containing antisemitic tropes ‘brilliant’Jewish leaders have written to Jeremy Corbyn to express “grave concern” and demand an explanation after it emerged he wrote a glowing foreword for a century-ol...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Jeremy Corbyn in fresh anti-Semitism row over book foreword Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after it emerged that he wrote a foreword to a century-old book which argued that banks and newspapers were controlled by Jews....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Try Reading a Children's Book to Understand Complicated or Uninteresting Topics If you’re trying to learn something and are having trouble reading an adult-focused reference book on the topic, consider opting for the children’s version instead....
07:34, 04/29/2019

Mark Levin’s press-bashing book No. 1 — 3 days before its release It won’t be available until Tuesday, but conservative radio and TV host Mark Levin’s new book condemning the liberal media as an “army of bashers” is already Amazon’s top seller, knocking off shock jock Howard Stern’s biography....
17:17, 05/19/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:34, 05/03/2019

The Book Review Podcast: The Real Life of a Diplomat, Told Like a Novel George Packer talks about “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century,” and Lori Gottlieb discusses “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.”...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Book clinic: what can I read to stay sharp on maternity leave? Author Viv Groskop helps select the best political, poetical and fictional reads to keep you in touch with the worldQ: What can I read to stop my brain turning to mush on maternity leave?Teacher, 39A: Journalist and comedian Viv Groskop, author of Ho...
21:34, 05/11/2019

Zito book to detail baseball career, religious belief Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion        ...
07:17, 05/11/2019

Inside the latest book by bestselling ‘F**ked’ author Mark Manson Mark Manson has carved out a successful niche for himself — one where surprisingly good life advice is imparted alongside a lot of F-bombs. His best-selling 2016 book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good ...
22:51, 05/11/2019

| Ronaldo takes on robots and aliens in comic book series Cristiano Ronaldo may be known more for his superhuman scoring skills but the Portuguese star has now created a comic book series where he turns into a superhero...
22:00, 05/04/2019

5 Of Mom’s Friends Who Got Too Drunk At Their Book Club And All But Said They Want To Fuck Your Older Brother After Mom’s book club has had a few bottles of Yellow Tail, they can get pretty rowdy—and on more than one occasion, they’ve taken a much more active interest in how attractive your big brother is than in their novel of the month. Here are five of Mo...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Custodians of the Internet, book review: Content moderation under the microscope How do you moderate content on platforms of the scale of YouTube or Facebook? Tarleton Gillespie lays out the options and highlights the impact of 'Web 2.0' on society....
23:17, 05/10/2019

The real-life tale behind Thiessen and Smith's book Tiffani Amber Thiessen and husband Brady Smith reveal what inspired their new children's book, "You're Missing It." (May 9)        ...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Want to read more? Choose an extremely long book | Juliet Lapidos Our 21st-century attention spans require a new approach to literacy. I’d like to propose one herePerhaps you want to read more. Perhaps you feel you ought to read more. Perhaps you just finished rewatching all of Game of Thrones in anticipation of Se...
17:17, 05/12/2019

The real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime book Nearly 20 years after To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee was living out of the public eye, drinking and suffering from writer’s block. Then she came across the sensational case of a murderous preacher ...Nobody dies at a funeral. The dead arrive that ...
11:34, 05/04/2019

Book of Invasions: The Mytho-Historical Text About Those Who Came to Conquer Ireland Written records of the history of Ireland did not appear until the Middle Ages. As a result, much of the early history of Ireland is shrouded in mystery.  ...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Neo-fascist publisher vows to fight Italian book fair ban A Holocaust survivor is set to open a book fair in Turin after the organizers agreed to demands that she and the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum made to remove the stand of a publishing house linked to a neo-fascist group...
14:17, 05/09/2019

Practical Magic: The Secret Teachings of the Book of Raziel the Angel Within the varied teachings of the Jewish mystical tradition known as Kabbalah there is a minor tradition known as Practical Kabbalah (Kabbalah Ma’asit). This branch concerns itself with the use of magic, particularly the permitted ‘white magic’ as o...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Zito book to detail baseball career, discovery of religion. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his discovery of religion. “Curveball” will be published Sept. 17 by Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing. I...
22:17, 05/10/2019

CFK's Book Fair appearance to feature major security operation Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the 45th Buenos Aires Book Fair. The book dwells on her life and time in office as Argentina's first elected woman president....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Nonfiction: The Art Market Is Exploding. This Book Profiles the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Jim Acosta's CNN role further muddled by upcoming book: 'You can’t tell the difference between him and a paid pundit' CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s upcoming book has raised eyebrows both inside and outside of the network’s newsroom, as the outspoken Acosta continues to blur the line between reporter and analyst....
18:00, 05/23/2019

65-foot teddy bear enters Guinness Book of World Records Residents in Mexico enter the Guinness Book of World Records with a giant teddy bear, measuring about 65 feet and 8,000 pounds.        ...
01:17, 05/01/2019

Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir wins ‘One Book, One New York’ award City readers have picked rock star Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir “Just Kids” — which details her relationship with avant-garde photographer Robert Mapplethorpe — for this year’s prestigious “One Book, One New York” award. The h...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
08:17, 05/07/2019

Anger grows over neo-fascist publisher's presence at Turin book fair Auschwitz museum latest to boycott event if Matteo Salvini’s publisher, Altaforte, remainsAuschwitz-Birkenau state museum has urged Turin authorities to intervene amid mounting controversy over the participation at the city’s international book fair ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Sunderland book League One final spot after cagey draw with Portsmouth After the darkness of the past three seasons perhaps there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland’s long-suffering supporters.Faced with a vociferous Portsmouth crowd baying for blood with one fan ejected after appearing to aim a ki...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Q&A: Melinda Gates on new book, lifting up impoverished women and marriage with Bill Lifting up impoverished communities means first lifting up women, Melinda Gates says in her new book. She also shares stories from her marriage.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Meet the man bringing craft beer to black America, one book at a time His book is called This Ain’t The Beer That You’re Used To, but Dom “Doochie” Cook is also not the beer writer that you’re used to. I’ve read a lot of beer books, and I’ve never seen proper beer and food pairing described as “like Jadakiss and Styles...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served three years in prison, according to The Guardian....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Avenatti Charged With Allegedly Using Stormy Daniels' Book Advance to Pay for a Ferrari Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and one-time maybe prospective presidential candidate who is already facing a laundry list of federal and state charges, is now facing... even more charges!...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Susan Sontag was true author of ex-husband's book, biography claims Sontag: Her Life says she wrote Freud: The Mind of the Moralist by Philip Rieff, whom she married at 17A new biography of Susan Sontag is set to claim that the American writer was the true author of her first husband Philip Rieff’s seminal work Freud...
18:00, 05/13/2019

'Staggeringly silly': critics tear apart Jacob Rees-Mogg's new book AN Wilson describes Tory MP’s book about eminent Victorians as ‘morally repellent’Adoring colleagues on the right of the Conservative party hang on Jacob Rees-Mogg’s every word in the House of Commons, considering him one of Brexit’s foremost rhetori...
17:34, 05/19/2019

DC Metro Snitch May Lose Book Deal Because Karma Is Real AF [Updated] Yesterday, The Root reported on Natasha Tynes, the DC Metro snitch who reported a black MWATA worker for (gasp!) eating on the train while in uniform. Once these Twitter streets were done with Natasha she found herself hit where it hurts the most: he...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration of Alan Turing, Murmur, was hailed as “a future cla...
20:51, 05/01/2019

5 photo book print services to turn your smartphone photos into memories Thanks to smartphones and their increasingly higher quality cameras, today we’re taking more pictures than ever. From our meals to our trips around the world, almost any moment that’s at least a tad interesting gets captured and stored in our phones....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Experts claim top-selling World War II book is filled with made-up quotes A top-selling Amazon book that tells the story of D Day from the German soldiers’ view is likely a fraud — filled with made-up quotes from veterans who never existed, according to The Times of London. Experts are shooting holes in the work of H...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Fernández de Kirchner airs views on Macri, Iran MoU, Pope in new book Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces release of her new book. Senator for Buenos Aires Province – and likely presidential candidate in October – will present the book on May 9 at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Protest overshadow inauguration as Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off 45th edition of Buenos Aires International Book Fair began Thursday, with opening speeches from Culture Secretary Pablo Avelluto and international feminist scholar Rita Segato....
22:51, 04/28/2019

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

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin teases book ending, what’s next for series “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin hinted at what’s next for the acclaimed fantasy series following the finale of its HBO television adaptation Sunday night and teased fans with how the books may end differently—or not....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Book Entry: Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Former MLB All-Star David Cone opens up about highlights, mistakes and life lessons in new book Former Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher David Cone opens up about his mistakes and life lessons in the new book “Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher.”...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Books of The Times: Howard Stern Can Talk. This Book Shows He’s Also a Good Listener. In “Howard Stern Comes Again,” the radio host collects excerpts from his favorite interviews over the past two decades, with guests including Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga and Donald Trump....
17:34, 05/12/2019

Baltimore’s Mayor, Catherine Pugh, Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal involving a book deal worth $500,000....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Nadal sinks Wawrinka in straight sets to book place in Madrid semis "Rafael Nadal produced his best performance on clay this season to defeat Stan Wawrinka 6-1 6-2 in the quarter-final stage of the Madrid open on Friday."...
00:17, 05/11/2019

George RR Martin (sort of) reveals whether the end of his 'Game of Thrones' book will match the show George RR Martin has spoken. And like everyone else who loves "Game of Thrones," the author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" books is in his feelings about the show ending. But he also has lots of news to share!...
17:34, 05/21/2019

Book Excerpt: A Yankees Courtship: How George Steinbrenner Tried to Win Back Buck Showalter The Yankees owner fired Showalter in 1995 and hired Joe Torre as manager. Then angry fans weighed in, and Steinbrenner ended up in the Showalters’ living room trying to reverse everything....
19:51, 05/03/2019

New details of Harper Lee true crime book revealed as briefcase mystery solved Author Casey Cep reveals discovery of ‘brimming’ cache of research by the novelist into Alabama preacher suspected of a string of murdersFeature: the real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime bookA long-rumoured briefcase containing research mat...
12:17, 05/04/2019

Books of The Times: An Extraordinary New Book Dismantles the Myths That Surround Domestic Violence In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and writes about actionable changes that can help....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
21:17, 05/07/2019

Neon Future: DJ Steve Aoki’s comic book sees techno-optimism MIAMI (AP) — Electronic music producer and DJ Steve Aoki imagines a future where humans live in harmony with technology, and he’s sharing that vision in a new comic book series called “Neon Future.” The story is set roughly 30 years...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Author who shamed Washington, DC transit worker may lose book deal after backlash A firestorm on social media has ensued after writer Natasha Tynes, who was on the verge of releasing her fist novel, criticized a black Metro employee for eating on the train on Twitter, writing that she reported the woman to transit officials. Now a...
09:17, 05/13/2019

Bal Thackeray Asked Family To Find Safe House After 'Bomb Plot': Book Terrorists had planned to carry out a blast at Matoshree, the home of Thackerays in 1989, forcing Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray to direct every member of the house to shift to a safer place for a......
16:00, 05/15/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
19:00, 05/16/2019

A new comic book paints Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a superhero — literally — on the Hill Left-leaning cartoonists gave rookie members of Congress supernatural strength in “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Freshman Force (New Party, Who Dis?)”...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Derby book Wembley final after Jack Marriott stuns Leeds in thriller After as rambunctious a play-off second leg as can possibly be imagined Derby claimed the right to face Aston Villa in the final on 27 May to try for promotion to the Premier League. It was end-to-end entertainment all night, a feast of incident, goa...
00:34, 05/16/2019

First look: New Statue of Liberty Museum is crown jewel of Liberty Island upgrade More than two years after breaking ground, and funded by a $100 million public campaign, the new Statue of Liberty Museum opens Thursday.        ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

The Lonely Island’s Bash Brothers deliver major-league audacity in a minor-league package Leave it to The Lonely Island to end a three-year sabbatical with a lavishly produced, surprise drop celebrating a nearly forgotten period of baseball history. While Andy Samberg has been busy patrolling the streets of backlot Brooklyn and the whole ...
04:00, 05/24/2019

5 Celebrities Who Got Their Start As Cap’n Crunch’s Live-In Concubine On Crunch Island You know them now as some of the biggest names in the world, but these stars didn’t get to where they are today without paying their dues. Here are five celebrities who got their start as Cap’n Crunch’s live-in concubine on Crunch Island....
19:17, 05/08/2019

10 amazing photos: Rainbow explosion cake inventor Amirah Kassem has tasty new book Cake it all in! Colorful Amirah Kassem, founder of Flour Shop in New York City, has baked up a book all about cake, “The Power of Sprinkles.”        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Derby complete stunning comeback against Leeds to book their place in the Championship play-off final Frank Lampard's first season as manager will end with a Championship play-off final after his Derby side edged out Leeds United in an incredible semi-final....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book and Twitter has title ideas — that his siblings love After it was announced that Donald Trump Jr. is planning a book, his critics came armed with title ideas like "Hop on Pop's Coattails."        ...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Books of The Times: Gabriel García Márquez, Journalist? A Book Revives the Novelist’s First Calling “The Scandal of the Century: And Other Writings” collects García Márquez’s reporting. Along with Silvana Paternostro’s oral history “Solitude & Company,” it’s one of two new books about García Márquez’s life and work....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Books News: She Pulled Her Debut Book When Critics Found It Racist. Now She Plans to Publish. Amélie Wen Zhao canceled the June publication of her young adult novel, “Blood Heir,” after claims that it had insensitive depictions of slavery. Then she decided the critics were wrong....
21:17, 04/29/2019

Penalty heartbreak for Eintracht Frankfurt as Chelsea book English Europa League final They never ran out of gas but Eintracht Frankfurt finally reached the end of the road in London on Thursday night. The German side came so close to the Europa League final but finally fell to Chelsea on penalties....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
22:34, 05/02/2019

Critics blast 'P is for Palestine' children's book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book "P is for Palestine," after some members of the town's Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Very Smart Brothas x Mahogany Books Monthly Book Club: Zora and Langston by Yuval Taylor Since November 2018, VSB has teamed with Mahogany Books, an online and brick-and-mortar, black-owned bookstore located in Washington, D.C., to do a monthly book club. On the first Friday of each month, we meet in the bookstore and discuss the book we...
18:34, 05/15/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez now has her own Wonder Woman-style comic book that's being sold for $100 online, and DC Comics isn't happy about it Jack Plunkett/AP US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is the subject of a new comic book: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Freshman Force: New Party, Who Dis? In one limited-release edition of the cover sent to a Bronx comic store in Ocasio-Corte...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
23:34, 05/11/2019

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

Keanu says John Wick is too busy killing dudes to pursue his real passion: Antique book restoration It is sometimes difficult, when watching the endlessly entertaining John Wick franchise of action films, to imagine what its title character might be doing when not on the run from or brutally murdering international assassins. Sure, you’ve got some...
01:17, 05/12/2019

Finding the Bright Side: Shannon Bream interviews 'personal hero' husband ahead of new book release To celebrate the release of her new book, "Finding the Bright Side: The Art of Chasing What Matters," Fox News anchor Shannon Bream interviewed her "personal heroes" who have played a big role in her life - the first of whom was her husband, Sheldon....
04:17, 05/14/2019

Awards for Green Book and The New Negro merely assuage white guilt – these are not great works of art | Michael Henry Adams The best picture Oscar and the Pulitzer for biography have been bestowed on problematic and inferior works on raceArt highlighting the marginalized, blacks, gays and others, is more fashionable than ever. For the gatekeepers of culture, however, it i...
09:34, 05/11/2019

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: This Town Was Scared Of An Undead Clown That Chops People Apart With Its Axe, Until They Learned It Only Kills Those Who Have Committed The Sin Of Lust It’s easy to make snap judgments and get the wrong impression of people, and this story is a perfect example of why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover: A small town was initially scared of the undead clown stalking their neighborhood until they ...
09:34, 05/03/2019

Tarana Burke to Sit Down With Reporter Jim DeRogatis About New R. Kelly Book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly For nearly 20 years, no one in media knew more about R. Kelly’s trail of alleged abuse then journalist Jim DeRogatis. Now, with his forthcoming book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly, DeRogatis tells the story behind his explosive reporting—and wh...
00:34, 05/18/2019

Henry Winkler inks 3-book deal for new 'Alien Superstar' series Henry Winkler has a three-book deal for a middle-grade series about an alien who somehow lands in Hollywood and becomes a teen sensation.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

'Foldable' PC? Lenovo ThinkPad laptop screen bends in half like a book Lenovo is showing off not a foldable phone but a prototype of what the Chinese company claims as the first “foldable PC,” ThinkPad laptop.        ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Henry Winkler, Timothee Chalamet bond over Winkler's book character, Hank Zipzer When Henry Winkler met Timothee Chalamet, he got a surprise: The younger actor recalled him reading from a 'Hank Zipzer' book at school when he was 8.        ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Jill Biden writes of marriage with Joe, 'totally shattering' death of son Beau in new book Jill Biden's "Where the Light Enters" gives insight to her marriage with former vice president Joe, and the crushing death of their son Beau.        ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

'The Mueller Report' is now officially a best-selling book Two published versions of the report found their way onto USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.        ...
03:00, 05/03/2019

From Pulp to pulp fiction: musical book jackets – in pictures Over the past three years, Todd Alcott has been turning famous song titles into alternative covers for vintage paperbacks. What started as a distraction for the LA-based screenwriter and graphic artist is now a continuing project with hundreds of ent...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Alice Marie Johnson pens book with Kim Kardashian intro: 6 things we learn in 'After Life' Kim Kardashian West appealed to President Trump to help free Alice Marie Johnson. Here are some of the big takeaways from her new memoir "After Life."        ...
17:51, 05/21/2019

'The Avengers' effect: Have local comic book shops benefited from decade of Marvel films? After more than a decade of MCU films, local comic book shop owners reflect on the impact the movies have had on comic book sales.        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt...
22:17, 05/14/2019

Fortbyte 36 location: Where to find Fortnite's Sentinel frozen island Fortbyte location? Fortbyte's are now live in Fortnite Season 9 and one of the most tricky to collect is Fortbyte 36, which is hidden in the Battle Royale map and only accessible by Sentinel on "a frozen island". Here's what you need to do....
00:34, 05/10/2019

Wu-Tang Clan Honored by Staten Island with Street Sign and Wu-Tang Clan Day Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s iconic declaration has never been truer than today. According to Allhiphop.com, Staten Island’s greatest rap group will have its own day for the children....
02:51, 05/05/2019

Jeremy Corbyn admits language in book for which he wrote foreword 'deplorable' amid fresh anti-Semitism row Jeremy Corbyn has admitted some language used in a century-old book for which he wrote the foreword was "absolutely deplorable" as he faced a fierce backlash....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Abby Wambach's book, 'Wolfpack,' is a blueprint for how women can change the power dynamic Abby Wambach's new book is designed to be a blueprint for women to embrace their inner power and use it to create a better world.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Oprah shares her own life's purpose, insightful stories in new book, 'The Path Made Clear' What is your life's purpose? Oprah Winfrey is here to help you on your soul-searching journey with her new book, "The Path Made Clear."        ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

5 powerful, butt-kicking tips from Rachel Hollis' new book 'Girl, Stop Apologizing' In "Girl, Stop Apologizing," Rachel Hollis encourages readers to go for it. Here are five tips from the book to get you motivated.        ...
21:51, 05/15/2019

How Tottenham's Champions League group looked after three matches... as Spurs book 'miraculous' semi-final spot Tottenham booked their place in the last four of the Champions League for the first time despite a dramatic 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday evening....
01:51, 05/09/2019

R.V. Burgin, the Marine whose book inspired HBO's 'The Pacific,' dies at 96 A Marine whose book about grueling jungle combat during WWII became a basis for the HBO miniseries “The Pacific” has died at his home in Texas.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

'Saved by the Bell's' Tiffani Thiessen on new children's book and THAT viral reunion photo Tiffani Thiessen and husband Brady Smith made a children's book to remind parents to look up from their phones because they're "missing it!"        ...
15:51, 04/30/2019

Whoopi Goldberg spills her view on 'Ladies Who Punch': 'I didn't care about the book' "What happens for me at work is not for everybody, it's not their business," Whoopi Goldberg said of "View" tell-all book "Ladies Who Punch."        ...
16:17, 05/10/2019

'Fifty Shades of Grey' to 'The Mister': E.L. James' new book has tamer sex, social awareness After the "Fifty Shades of Grey" books, author E.L. James has a brand new story with brand new characters. But there's still sex.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

John Oliver's parody book among the ALA's most 'challenged' works Oliver's book ranked No. 2 on the list of "challenged" books compiled by the American Library Association.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

5 books not to miss: Susan Choi's 'Trust Exercise,' 'The Hill to Die On,' 'Book of Dreams' According to one review, Susan Choi's "Trust Exercise" is destined to be a classic, while "The Hill to Die On" takes us inside the halls of Congress.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium LA JOLLA, California (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse. The Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanogra...
11:34, 05/22/2019

India antitrust probe finds Monsanto abused dominant position-sources A probe by the investigations unit of India's antitrust body has found that Monsanto abused its dominant position as a supplier of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds in the country, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
11:51, 05/22/2019

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
11:51, 05/22/2019

Artem Markelov: Monaco victory on Formula 2 return possible Formula 2 returnee Artem Markelov says he was thinking about competing in Monaco all year, and that he can take victory in the principality with MP Motorsport...
12:00, 05/22/2019

|QuentinTarantino'sall-starfilmgets6-minutelongstandingovationatCannes Quentin Tarantino stormed into Cannes with 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood', which critics at the world's biggest film festival hailed as his best movie in years....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Weight Loss: Start Your Day With This High-Fibre Breakfast Dish To Lose Quick Kilos What we eat on a daily basis has a direct impact on our overall health. In order to maintain a healthy body weight and sound mind, it gets imperative to consume a diet that is devoid of fattening......
12:00, 05/22/2019

| Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit' A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris landmark has been admitted to a psychiatric unit, legal sources said....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Sam Kerr places third in BBC women’s footballer of the year award Australian loses out to winner Ada Hegerberg Pernille Harder comes second in global fan voteMatildas captain Sam Kerr narrowly missed out on adding another accolade to her impressive list of individual honours, placing third in the prestigious BBC wo...
12:51, 05/22/2019

BienalSur art fair reaches the world's southernmost city Ushuaia The Bienal will travel 19,000 kilometres by the time of its closure in Octubre. Its base is Buenos Aires, where events will be held between June 22 and 29, while Tokyo is the farthest city on its itinerary of international destinations....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Try These 9 Interesting Picnic Food Recipes That Your Kids Will love Picnic Snacks: Find here the best of picnic snacks to prepare at home. From stromboli, sandwiches, breads to cupcakes and custard, we've got it all complete with key ingredients and a step by step......
13:51, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 Here's the latest for May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia.        ...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Spanish economist, science TV show host Punset dies at 82 Eduard Punset, a Spanish intellectual known for his efforts to disseminate scientific knowledge through television, has died at age 82, his family has said...
14:34, 05/22/2019

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
14:51, 05/22/2019

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport....
14:51, 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

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
15:17, 05/22/2019

New Renault Clio, Mazda 3 lead Euro NCAP crash test stars Audi e-tron, Volkswagen T-Cross, Toyota Corolla and RAV4 are among seven five-star cars tested in April 2019 The new Renault Clio, Mazda 3 and electric Audi e-tron are among seven cars to secure five-star Euro NCAP crash test scores in the latest ro...
15:51, 05/22/2019

House panel chief Schiff delays subpoena against Barr after Justice Dept offer The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian electio...
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

Cover Your Entire Work Space in Mouse Pad For $8 $8 is less than you’d spend on a lot of basic, standard sized mouse pads. But today, that gets you a massive 2.5' x 1' model that can accommodate your keyboard as well. So luxurious! Just be sure to use promo code 2Q9N3UCB at checkout to get ...
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

'Overwatch' Anniversary event brings custom Workshop games to all Three years after its launch, Blizzard's team-based shooter Overwatch is still rolling along, and the latest Anniversary event has begun. A celebration of the game's history so far, it's rotating through many of the special minigames t...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Moderate Islamic scholars 'to be executed by Saudi Arabia' Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
16:00, 05/22/2019

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Motor racing: Leclerc dream and Lauda memories stir Monaco emotions Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets in a Ferrari for the first time in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, a boyhood dream come true, but dominant Mercedes also have sentiment on their side....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff said Wednesday...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Tata Intra Compact Truck Launched; Prices Start At Rs. 5.35 Lakh Tata Intra, the all-new small commercial vehicle (SCV) from Tata Motors today officially went on sale in India. The new compact trucks will be available in two variants - V10 and V20, priced at Rs.......
16:51, 05/22/2019

Thorgan Hazard, Julian Brandt, Nico Schulz: Borussia Dortmund buy big and early Borussia Dortmund have dived head first into the transfer market as they seek to challenge Bayern Munich. The club have already loaded up with three stars from Bundesliga rivals. DW looks at their potential roles....
17:00, 05/22/2019

'Vast' far-right disinformation networks discovered in EU Millions of Europeans are being exposed to far-right propaganda on Facebook ahead of the EU elections, a report by the Avaaz NGO shows. The activists say their research prompted an "unprecedented" cleanup by Facebook....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc's browser engine Webkit said https://webkit.org/blog/8943/privacy-preserving-ad-click-attribution-for-the-web on Wednesday it will launch a new technology to track ad clicks while preserving user privacy....
17:00, 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

Sarri to discuss Chelsea future after Europa League final "Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri says he will sit down with the club\u0027s board to discuss his future following the Europa League final next week."...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Baltimore: government computers crippled by attack as hackers demand bitcoin Attack on city computers prevents employees from sending email and knocked out bill pay websites, as hackers demand $76,000Hackers have seized control of government computers for the city of Baltimore, demanding ransom and leaving the city locked out...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to an economic workshop in Bahrain next month meant to be the first phase of President Donald Trump's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians....
17:51, 05/22/2019

NYPD cop’s husband recalls staging his own death in murder-for-hire plot The estranged husband of an NYPD cop accused of plotting to have him murdered said he was floored by the allegations — until the feds made him stage his own death. Breaking his silence for the first time, Isaiah Carvalho recalled when authoriti...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his de...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what’s hot in search and how that informs coverage — and what the limits are....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at ...
18:17, 05/22/2019

For sale in the Hamptons: Rachael Ray’s compound and Scaramucci’s pad Steven Gambrel’s sag harbor masterpiece A historic whaling-era home in Sag Harbor, that was formerly owned and completely renovated by top designer Steven Gambrel, has hit the market, asking $3.79 million. The four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath Federa...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Tarantino says recent marriage made him 'take stock' Quentin Tarantino, who once suggested he was too focused on movie-making to marry, said on Wednesday that his recent wedding to Israeli singer Daniella Pick had made him "take stock" from a different perspective....
18:17, 05/22/2019

| McIlroy confirms participation in Scottish Open Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the Scottish Open with the four-time Major champion bringing further star power to the Renaissance Club....
18:34, 05/22/2019

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
18:34, 05/22/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale: No one was madder about Dany's fate than her co-star Jason Momoa "You killed Khaleesi?" Jason Momoa ranted after Jon Snow stabbed Daenerys. "Oh my God ... We're gonna go to the bars and we're gonna get in a fight."        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

New Netflix: What's coming in June Netflix drops new seasons of "Jessica Jones," "Black Mirror" and "Designated Survivor" plus "Ralph Breaks the Internet" and more in June.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

'The Voice' Season 16 winner stuns with Sarah McLachlan duet SPOILER ALERT: This video reveals the winner of "The Voice" Season 16. The winner sang a moving rendition of "Angel" with Sarah McLachlan herself.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn and wheat could lose out with the package that could top $15 billion....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Donald Trump Engaged In "Cover-Up", Says US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that......
19:00, 05/22/2019

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Google Fi brings back $200 Pixel 3 and 3 XL discounts with activation If your preferred Android flavor is vanilla, you have more options than ever in terms of new smartphones. While the freshly released Pixel 3a and 3a XL are noticeably inferior to the slightly older Pixel 3 and 3 XL as far as processing power and buil...
19:00, 05/22/2019

How the Yankees have stayed red-hot through all the devastating injuries The Yankees are on a 24-8 run despite an injury-ravaged roster – missing players like Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.        ...
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

Vettel and Leclerc under pressure to give Ferrari needed win Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are under pressure to deliver Ferrari a much-needed win at the Monaco Grand Prix        ...
19:17, 05/22/2019

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests, on hillsides and along mountain ridges in remote central Laos....
19:17, 05/22/2019

Brightburn review – effectively nasty horror subverts Superman narrative A superhero’s origin tale gets a gory upgrade in this snappy, and mostly entertaining, antidote to superhero fatigueLong before he became the alt-superhero auteur of choice, for both Marvel and DC, James Gunn was a proud peddler of niftily produced s...
19:34, 05/22/2019

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Here's what's coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in June Netflix pretty much has all its bases covered in June, which looks to be one of the most loaded months in the streamer’s history. Not only are three new episodes of Black Mirror on the way—Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie, and the hot priest from Fleabag ...
20:17, 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

5 Ridiculous Types of People on an Airplane as You Wait to Deboard I recently took a trip down to Atlanta for my niece’s high school graduation. Despite the amount of Red Bull I consume (does anybody else think the only reason flavored Red Bull exists is to mix with vodka?), I do not have wings. So I had to fly. The...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Ex-BT chief Patterson gives up £500,000 bonus The former chief executive of BT Group has waived half of his £1m annual bonus for his final year at the helm amid a fresh escalation of shareholder hostility towards multimillion pound pay deals at blue-chip companies....
21:17, 05/22/2019

What’s coming to Netflix in June: ‘Black Mirror’ and the final 'Jessica Jones' Netflix packed May with new movies like Wine Country, the animated series Tuca and Bertie, a Ted Bundy biopic and more. Now, it's bringing just as much new content and star power to June. In just the first half of the month, Netflix will release...
21:17, 05/22/2019

'Vader Immortal' is the Star Wars VR game I've been waiting for Star Wars and virtual reality always seemed like the perfect mix. Long before the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were released a few years ago, I was eager to slip on a VR headset, hop in a rusty smuggler ship and wield a light saber of my own. While we�...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Athletics: Former Kenya athletics head Rotich banned for 10 years Michael Rotich, the former head of Kenya's track and field team, has been banned from athletics for 10 years after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) found him guilty of "dishonest and corrupt" conduct....
21:17, 05/22/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI system lets wearers control robots with their biceps Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) describe a system that lets wearers control robots with arm muscles.Read More...
21:17, 05/22/2019

‘I’m going to do to Manny Pacquiao what he did to Oscar De La Hoya’ In his own words Keith Thurman looks forward to his July 20 WBA welterweight title fight with Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas The post ‘I’m going to do to Manny Pacquiao what he did to Oscar De La Hoya’ appeared first o...
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

The Latest: GOP say governor owes answers on racist pic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Virginia Republicans say Gov. Ralph Northam still owes the public answe...
21:51, 05/22/2019

The Latest: River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneat...
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

3 Days in a Van With a Shakespeare Troupe: Daggers and Dunkin’ Donuts What was it like being a traveling player in Elizabethan times? Touring the northeast for months, the intrepid young actors from Shakespeare & Company find out....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Practical Magic: The Secret Teachings of the Book of Raziel the Angel Within the varied teachings of the Jewish mystical tradition known as Kabbalah there is a minor tradition known as Practical Kabbalah (Kabbalah Ma’asit). This branch concerns itself with the use of magic, particularly the permitted ‘white magic’ as o...
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

Bucks look to reclaim momentum from Raptors in Game 5 The Toronto Raptors have the momentum, but the Milwaukee Bucks will be playing on their home court Thursday night in the pivotal Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals....
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

Is ‘Popeye’ spinach ice cream the scoop for Fleet Week 2019? Well, blow me down: Spinach is the new sweet treat of Fleet Week 2019. Van Leeuwen Ice Cream launched a spinach-flavored ice cream this week in honor of Popeye the Sailor’s 90th birthday — and members of the United States Navy, Coast Guard and Marine...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Larry J. Hanley, 62, Dies; Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to the mob....
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

Kevin Durant’s fight with Chris Broussard escalates: Don’t call me a liar Kevin Durant is in a Twitter fight again. Only this time, he might actually be winning. The forever-embattled superstar clapped back at Chris Broussard for the second time in three days after the Fox Sports personality said he has texted with Durant ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Out of sight: the Tories' strange EU elections non-campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods are assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides,...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Avenatti Charged With Allegedly Using Stormy Daniels' Book Advance to Pay for a Ferrari Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and one-time maybe prospective presidential candidate who is already facing a laundry list of federal and state charges, is now facing... even more charges!...
23:17, 05/22/2019

7 Bridal Make-Up Blunders To Avoid From exactly which mascara will last a day of emotions to the secret make-up trick for healthy skin in photos, here's what a pro make-up artist wants you to know about bridal beauty....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police. He allegedly arrived at the...
23:34, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Man accused of making threats held without bail NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New Jersey man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to kill pro-Israel supporters (all times local): 5 p.m. A man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to “shoot...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Florida governor orders election systems’ security review TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s governor is ordering election officials to review the cybersecurity of the state’s election systems. The request comes more than a week after he was briefed that Russia hackers gained access to voter dat...
23:34, 05/22/2019

The new Xbox Game Bar adds a fresh layer to gaming on Windows 10 The Xbox features in Windows 10 have been fairly simple, with quick tools for capturing game footage and sharing it. That's changing today, just after the launch of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Now, the Xbox Game Bar includes extra overl...
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

Who needs flowers? The garden that won at Chelsea is still blooming impressive Andy Sturgeon’s best-in-show garden may seem like a simple green canvas. But look closer and it tells us something about the state of our worldGreen. A totally green garden without colourful flowers. Some black rocks. That’s about it. At first glance...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Airlines demand compensation from Boeing over 737 Max Two of China's largest airlines have joined a growing list of carriers demanding compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
00:34, 05/23/2019

The hottest looks from the Cannes red carpet This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the f...
00:34, 05/23/2019

The National Was Stalled. Two Outsiders Got the Band Moving Again. The New York group was ready for a break when the director Mike Mills asked to collaborate. Contributions from Carin Besser, its lead singer’s wife, provided the spark....
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

What To Expect In November (LEX 18)– The governor’s race was not the only matchup settled on Tuesday night. In November, the five down-ballot races will feature two open seats vacated by Democrats, and three Republican incumbents trying to fight off Democrat challe...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers wer...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Fired lunchroom worker hadn't charged student for 3 months, her former employer says A lunchroom worker in New Hampshire who said she was fired for allowing a student to take food without paying hadn't been charging the student for anything for several months, her former employer said....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Why Pelosi is so good at infuriating Trump Something about Nancy Pelosi just gets under Donald Trump's skin.On Wednesday, for the third time in barely six months, a meeting between Trump, the speaker and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer blew up in a spectacular fashion.And in each case, T...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Target and tariffs: The retailer has plans to limit higher prices Target plans to lessen the impact tariffs will have on the retailer’s prices, the company said on Wednesday. Details were not disclosed.        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
02:00, 05/23/2019

'Firewatch' publisher's Playdate gaming handheld has a crank Now here's an entrant in the game console wars that you didn't see coming. Veteran software developer Panic (best known for writing Transmit and publishing Firewatch) has unveiled a handheld game system, Playdate, that aims to break the ru...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their homes. (May 22)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Illegal Ozone-Depleting Gases Traced To China: Study Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists said Wednesday....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
02:34, 05/23/2019

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership -industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
02:34, 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

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
03:00, 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

The copy machine traded for Kyle Korver is dead Some, like Babe Ruth, were ousted for debt. Fellow baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield was traded for an extravagant dinner. On the hardwood, there’s Kyle Korver, whose well-told story of his amusing draft-day swap received an update over the ...
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

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Talk Tarantino, Stardom and What Might Have Been At the Cannes Film Festival, they reminisced about what it’s like being alone in Hollywood and working with the director on their new movie, “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood.”...
04:17, 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

Amphibious Mitsubishis of the '80s and '90s Are Rad As Hell Pardon me while I breathe heavily into a paper bag, but I’m only just now learning that there were at least three Mitsubishi Pajero amphibious off-road concept vehicles made in the 1980s and ’90s. And yes: one of them was in a Jackie Chan movie....
04:51, 05/23/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days 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....
05:00, 05/23/2019

SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say An engineer at an upstate New York company who was responsible for ensuring the quality of parts for Elon Musk’s space venture has been charged with falsifying inspection reports....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Raimondi: 2019 is the right time for the new WWE 24/7 title ... if executed correctly WWE introduced a new 24/7 title with the idea that it could be defended anywhere at any time. Utilizing the whole roster and all of the WWE's media platforms will be key if it's going to succeed as planned in 2019....
06:34, 05/23/2019

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, a...
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

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the ...
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

The forgotten running back Giants just can’t get rid of He is listed on the roster. He has a locker. He continues to wear No. 28. His name continues to appear on the depth chart at running back. Yes, Paul Perkins is still here. If you are surprised to learn Perkins continues to be a full-fledged member of...
07:34, 05/23/2019

| New India PM | Abortion protests hit US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Who is India's next PM? Counting starts soon | Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:51, 05/23/2019

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handse...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Update coming to improve a disappointing feature on the OnePlus 7 Pro After several OnePlus 7 Pro owners complained that the camera on the OnePlus 7 Pro "sucks" (to quote one user) on the company's forum (and no, it's nothing like the forum you're thinking of), a OnePlus staff member wrote a lengthy post addressing the...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Shares of Huawei suppliers tumble amid ongoing turmoil Shares of Chinese telecommunications heavyweight Huawei's suppliers took a hit on Thursday afternoon amid the ongoing fallout surrounding the Chinese telecommunications giant....
08:34, 05/23/2019

Notice of Claim: Hacienda rape victim possibly pregnant once before, repeatedly raped PHOENIX (KPNX) – Documents indicate a woman with developmental disabilities who was impregnated at a Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare facility was repeatedly raped before giving birth last December and, according to a doctor who inspected her, could...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Atlantic City native shares insider faves off the boardwalk Atlantic City is known as a resort destination, where summer revelers and weekend trippers flock to the casinos to try their luck at the slots or catch a show. But for the nearly 40,000 people who live here, Atlantic City is best experienced within t...
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

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
08:51, 05/23/2019

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Mystery of racist photo in governor’s yearbook left unsolved NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s rocky progress to redemption didn’t get much of a boost Wednesday after a month’s long investigation failed to determine whether he appears in a racist yearbook picture that almost d...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging Braves beat the Giants 9-2 on Wednesday night. Aust...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Lenovo fourth-quarter profit surges more than three-fold on strong PC sales China's Lenovo Group reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit as strong computer sales helped the world's largest personal computer (PC) maker to beat market expectations....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global tech firms, including chip suppliers, are cutting ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd after the U.S. government put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist citing national security concerns....
09:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-MOVES-Former Platts LNG executive joins Australia's GLX * Marc Howson, a former liquefied natural gas (LNG) executive from S&P Global Platts, has joined Australian LNG trading platform Global LNG Exchange (GLX) on Tuesday, GLX Chief Executive Damien Criddle told Reuters on Thursday...
09:34, 05/23/2019

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known ...
09:51, 05/23/2019

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about m...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announcing that it will stop supplying some components to ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

India's PM Modi wins historic general election victory, party says Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll....
10:00, 05/23/2019