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Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warned the Security Council, in his first briefing to the world body since taking office....
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Nightfall at Old Tucson hosting hiring fair TUCSON, Ariz. – Think you have what it takes to be the spookiest in town? Nightfall at Old Tucson is now hiring. Old Tucson will be hosting a hiring fair on Thursday, Aug. 22 for their Halloween-themed event, Nightfall. The event will run from ...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Another record bites the dust TUCSON – For the second time this summer, the City of Tucson reached 110 degrees on Wednesday. This ties for the hottest temp seen all summer long. It also breaks the daily record of 108 degrees set back in 1930. Still time to reach 111? Let&#...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Faithless elector: A court ruling just changed how we pick our president A federal appeals court ruled late Tuesday that presidential electors who cast the actual ballots for president and vice president are free to vote as they wish and cannot be required to follow the results of the popular vote in their states. The dec...
11:34, 08/22/2019

85-year-old woman, five elderly men arrested on sex charges at Connecticut park FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Six people ranging in age from 62 to 85 face sex charges after being arrested in a conservation area in Connecticut. Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Bunny or bird? New viral video splits the internet TUCSON – Blue and back or white and gold? Yanny or Laurel? These questions may seem a bit odd, but once upon a time, the answers to this question divided the internet. Now in 2019, the newest internet riddle has begun to take its course in work...
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Two killed in serious vehicle collision on northwest side TUCSON – A man has died in connection to a serious vehicle collision at a northwest side intersection Wednesday morning. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the three-vehicle crash occurred at Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive. Tangerine ...
11:34, 08/22/2019

'Burn' trailer: Josh Hutcherson, Tilda Cobham-Harvey star in dark drama Tilda Cobham-Harvey, Suki Waterhouse and Josh Hutcherson star in the dark drama "Burn," written and directed by Mike Gan.        ...
12:00, 08/22/2019

'Lady and the Tramp': Monte the dog goes from shelter to movie mutt starring role The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped. Meet the shelter rescue dog who is now starring as Tramp.        ...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Charlize Theron is dead ringer for Megyn Kelly in tense first trailer for 'Bombshell' Check out the tense first look at "Bombshell," the upcoming Lionsgate film about the sexual misconduct allegations against Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.        ...
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A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
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Venice bridge architect fined nearly $90G because design can't handle tourist crowds A Spanish architect has been fined nearly $90,000 because a bridge he built over the famous canals in Venice could not support the number of tourists known to flood the area each year, according to a report. ...
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Millie Bright on how women's football inspired a generation Fresh from World Cup success, defender Millie Bright is gearing up for Chelsea's first Super League game. She tells Katie Strick about breaking boundaries and why women's football is 'just football'...
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Russell Tovey on Years and Years, podcasting and having children After a standout role in this year's smash TV drama Years and Years, there's no stopping Russell Tovey. The actor talks to Nick Curtis about his bright future — and his plans to have 10 children...
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Mike Pompeo in bid to end Trump's Greenland purchase row with Danish 'ally' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has tried to patch up the diplomatic row with "ally" Denmark over Donald Trump's claim that America is interested in buying Greenland....
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Number of EU citizens moving to the UK at its lowest level for six years Immigration to the UK from the European Union has remained at its lowest level since 2013, according to the latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
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South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29: YTN South Korea's Supreme Court will deliver a ruling on the bribery conviction of Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee on Aug. 29 in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of the country's then-president in 2017, broadcaster YTN said on Friday....
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China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a "repeat offender" when it comes to violating environmental regulations....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Ciara Gets Back to School Ready With "Amazing" Amazon Finds We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:34, 08/22/2019

Jamie Foxx Defends Sela Vave From ''Home Wrecker'' Claims After Katie Holmes Split Jamie Foxx is setting the record straight on his rumored romance with singer Sela Vave. On the heels of his split from Katie Holmes, the rapper is addressing the numerous rumors......
13:34, 08/22/2019

Kim Kardashian Shares First Family Photo With All 4 Kids and Jokes It Was Nearly ''Impossible'' to Do There's nothing quite like a Kardashian family vacation, and Kim Kardashian's latest photos are proof. The KKW Beauty founder took to Instagram on Wednesday to post about her......
13:34, 08/22/2019

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladimir Putin’s plan to firewall the country from the rest of the internet....
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Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and surrogate children....
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New Novels and Movies Ask: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Tech? Fictionalized versions of big tech firms are being cast as the villains in a batch of new books and films, playing on fears about the pervasive reach of technology....
13:34, 08/22/2019

Amazon Prime Student Members: Get 40% Off an Echo Device Right Now If you’re an Amazon Prime Student member, Amazon is running a pretty solid Back to School deal right now on Echo devices that allows you to get 40% off a device for your dorm room....
13:34, 08/22/2019

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn't touching anything, and then we can all fly back to 1995 and play Panzer Dragoon....
14:00, 08/22/2019

Tesla suspension update helps Model S and Model X high-speed driving Tesla has piloted a unique way of updating its vehicles' software to add new features and safety improvements remotely. It has adjusted Autopilot and introduced tweaks to improve battery life in the past, but now, the company is using the same s...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers...
14:00, 08/22/2019

CANADA STOCKS-Futures flat as U.S. rate cut doubts keep investors on edge Futures for Canada's main stock index were little changed on Thursday as doubts about a fresh cycle of U.S. rate cuts offset a rise in crude oil prices....
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REFILE-BRIEF-Bank Of New York Mellon Lost VanEck Associates As Client Of Its Servicing Business For Exchange-Traded Funds To State Street Corp - WSJ * BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP LOST VANECK ASSOCIATES AS A CLIENT OF ITS SERVICING BUSINESS FOR EXCHANGE-TRADED FUNDS TO RIVAL STATE STREET CORP - WSJ Source text : https://on.wsj.com/2HmPyPM Further company coverage:...
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Czechs pick Bell for $622 million army helicopter deal The Czech Republic will buy 12 Venom and Viper military helicopters for 14.5 billion crowns ($622 million) from U.S. maker Bell Helicopter, CTK news agency cited Defence Minister Lubomir Metnar saying on Thursday....
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Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena to win U.S. Open "In the twilight of her remarkable career Serena Williams is more often the sentimental favourite rather than the bettors\u0027 choice but the 37-year-old American will be both as she heads to the U.S. Open chasing an elusive 24th record-equalling Gr...
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Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence Brazilian president claims green groups behind blazes, which have increased 84% over same period last yearThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing internat...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Can Spider-Man survive outside of the Marvel universe? Disney and Sony have split over their web-slinging arrangement which could lead to disaster for Spidey or an intriguing new opportunityIs the Marvel Cinematic Universe going to have to say goodbye to its friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? Marvel and S...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and oth...
14:00, 08/22/2019

The 'Formula One' secret behind Tom Brady's time-cheating dominance The 42-year-old quarterback is among the NFL’s best and he’s shown little sign of slowing down. How does he do it?On 3 August, Tom Brady turned 42. Were there a Newton’s Law of Aging, Brady would be defying it. After all, normal human beings slow dow...
14:00, 08/22/2019

'Just wanted to drive a little': eight-year-old German boy takes car for 87mph spin Child reaches high speeds during night-time motorway adventure before pulling over and putting his hazard lights onAn eight-year-old boy has been found safe after taking his parents’ car for an 87mph (140km/h) night-time spin down a motorway in Germa...
14:00, 08/22/2019

My best shot: Rena Effendi on haymaking in Transylvania ‘The light was soft … They were so graceful. They are the last peasants, the last of their kind’ In 2012, I travelled to Transylvania to document what is effectively the last remaining bucolic landscape of Europe. England, for example, has lost most ...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Netflix’s new thriller ‘The I-Land’ is giving us serious ‘Lost’ flashbacks ABC’s hit drama Lost is one of those shows that’s been off the air for almost a decade now (it ended in 2010) and yet it still has such a passionate fanbase with strong feelings about the series, which started off following the survivors ...
14:34, 08/22/2019

Marvel is pulling out of future Spider-Man movies over a stupid money disagreement For any Marvel fans out there who may not have been paying attention, the last several days have generated a whiplash-inducing series of news related to the more-successful-than-ever Spider-Man movie franchise. We say more successful than ever becaus...
14:34, 08/22/2019

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Why Jeffrey Epstein was dropped off the New Mexico sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein was removed from the sex offender registry in New Mexico, thanks to a loophole, according to a new report. The multimillionaire pedophile registered as a sex offender in 2010 following his conviction in Florida on child prostitution c...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Drugged-up man busted after trying to use gauze, Band-Aids to fix flat tires: cops It’s gonna take more than a Band-Aid to patch up this mess. A man under the influence of drugs in California tried to use gauze and Band-Aids to patch up his car’s two flat driver’s side tires, authorities said. Police discovered the crudely at...
15:00, 08/22/2019

German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn’t exist BERLIN — A German city that’s been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn’t really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that’s true. Officials in Bielefeld said Wednesday they...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee ends long-shot bid for president Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night that he’s dropping out of the race. The Washington governor first shared the news on “The Rachel Maddow Show” telling the MSNBC host, “It’s become clear that I’m not gonna be carryi...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Chinese official tells US to mind its own business on Hong Kong One of China’s top diplomats said Wednesday that Americans like Mitch McConnell should heed President Trump’s view that the demonstrations rocking Hong Kong are an internal matter for the Chinese — and that everybody else should butt out. “President ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Texas executes man for 1998 slaying of college student HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago. Larry Swearingen,...
15:00, 08/22/2019

New images of the Titanic show ‘shocking’ decay Rose would be so disappointed. For the first time in nearly 15 years, footage has been captured by humans showing the wreck of the Titanic — and things aren’t looking good for the legendary ship. “Titanic is returning to nature,” said Par...
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The Air Force is testing a new kind of headset that protects the user by transmitting sounds through their bones Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron US airmen at RAF Mildenhall are testing a new in-ear headset that uses the wearer's ear bones to transmit sounds. The new device is meant to protect the wearer's hearing while still allowing communic...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Hickenlooper joins crowded Senate race in Colorado after dropping presidential bid “I’m not done fighting for the people of Colorado,” the former two-term governor said in an announcement video filmed in a Denver brewpub he co-founded....
15:00, 08/22/2019

Qantas Wires Up People for 19-Hour Endurance Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. What isn’t clear is how long people will be willing to sit in a plane, and what airlines can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots a...
15:34, 08/22/2019

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told us....
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AP Top Stories August 22 Here's the latest for Thursday August 22nd: Trump says no payroll tax cut; Inslee out of presidential race; Planned Parenthood leaves federal program, warns of consequences; 10 escaped California plane fire.        ...
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5 years after Garner death, neighborhood 'lawless' People in the Staten Island neighborhood where Eric Garner died say police have been reluctant to take any action in the area since Garner's death. (Aug. 21)        ...
15:34, 08/22/2019

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago nurse practitioner Jolanta Markiewicz says her patients will be negatively impacted. (Aug. 21)  ...
15:34, 08/22/2019

California mother suspected of killing 2 daughters California authorities say they believe an infant girl and her teenage sister found dead at home were intentionally killed by their mother, who is unresponsive in a hospital. (Aug. 21)        ...
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AP Top Stories August 21 P Here are the top stories for Wed., August 21st: Trump takes swipe at Danish prime minister; Trump moves to forgive student debt of disabled vets; DHS announces plans to end limits on child detention; Czechs protest, remember 1969 Soviet invasion. &#...
15:34, 08/22/2019

France's Macron: No time to negotiate new Brexit deal French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday told Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson there was not enough time in the month ahead to negotiate a new Brexit Withdrawal Agreement....
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Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
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Indian Packaged Food And Drinks Unhealthiest Among 12 Countries The survey conducted by George Institute for Global Health ranked Indian packaged food products lowest among the various food items analysed. Packaged foods from the UK were found to be healthiest,......
16:00, 08/22/2019

Slurp Alert! 5 Delicious Blueberry Desserts To Prepare At Home Craving sinful desserts that are easy to make, delicious yet different? Here is blueberry getting you all of that and more! Prepare beautiful blueberry cheesecake, pancakes, popsicles and more......
16:00, 08/22/2019

iPhone 11 Pro may feature shatter-resistant body, live video editing, and AMX chip More major internal and external changes are coming to Apple's new flagship iPhones and iPads than were previously expected, according to a new report.Read More...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Google ditches dessert names starting with Android 10 Google has refreshed the Android logo to be more "accessible" and "inclusive" and adopted version numbers for releases starting with Android 10.Read More...
16:00, 08/22/2019

SpotHero raises $50 million to bring underutilized parking spaces online Parking inventory and booking startup SpotHero announced that it's raised $50 million in a series D round, bringing its total raised to over $100 million.Read More...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Drop raises $44 million to reward loyal shoppers with gift cards Loyalty and rewards startup Drop, which is headquartered in Canada, raised $44 million from a raft of new and existing institutional investors.Read More...
16:00, 08/22/2019

| Trump slams Danish PM's 'nasty' rejection of Greenland deal Donald Trump has snapped back at the Danish prime minister's "nasty" dismissal of his attempts to purchase Greenland, heightening a row which has already prompted the US president to scrap a state visit....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Nah, Jigga: Jay-Z Reportedly Has No Chance of Getting His Hands on an NFL Team After a controversial announcement that he was making a deal with the devil the oft-criticized NFL, word on the street (h/t TMZ) was that Jay-Z was in line to become part-owner of some unnamed football team....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake Volkswagen said on Thursday it was not interested in taking a stake in Tesla , denying a media report that CEO Herbert Diess wanted to buy shares in the U.S. company to access its software and batteries technology....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Fintech firm Pagaya issuing $115 million asset-backed security U.S.-Israeli Pagaya, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage institutional money, said on Thursday it is issuing a $115 million consumer credit asset-backed security (ABS) led by structuring agent Cantor Fitzgerald....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 specifications, launch date, price and rumors Xiaomi is gearing up to introduce the Redmi Note 8 series on August 29 at an event in China. The new lineup will follow the company's Redmi Note 7 series which was launched early this year on February 28 in India. Redmi followed it with the Note...
16:34, 08/22/2019

West Indies vs India live stream: how to watch 2019 Test cricket from anywhere Having lost all three T20 clashes and two ODIs of India's tour, the West Indies will be hoping to turn things around in the series with the longer format of the game this week. India, meanwhile, begin the two-match Test series with an eye o...
16:34, 08/22/2019

Astros stunned in historic upset at sportsbooks Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and managing only two hits off Justin Verlander, the Tigers pulled off the largest upset in the majors over the past 15 years....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
16:34, 08/22/2019

How Toyota got so big and why it wants to be less 'boring' Toyota's revolutionary approach to manufacturing turned it from a tiny Japanese automotive latecomer into one of the biggest car companies in the world. But its designs have often played it safe. Now it wants to build exciting cars....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Android Q is now simply Android 10 Google has finally revealed Android Q's release name, and it's not Quiche, Quinoa or Quesadilla. In fact, it's not named after any dessert that starts with the letter Q at all -- the tech giant has decided to simply call it Android 10....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Murray to step up singles comeback in Nadal's Challenger event Former world number one Andy Murray will compete in his first Challenger Tour event in 14 years at next week's Rafa Nadal Open in Mallorca, tournament organizers confirmed on Thursday....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Russia's world high jump champion calls out suspended federation Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has taken the rare step of publicly criticizing her country's suspended athletics federation for what she says is a lack of progress toward reinstatement four years into a doping scandal....
17:00, 08/22/2019

India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds toward the Tokyo Olympics....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Rising temperatures will make Hajj pilgrimage 'dangerous' British Muslims are being urged to take the lead on fighting climate change as a study suggests rising temperatures will make pilgrimages to Mecca dangerous....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives As Amazon looks for ways to get its technology into the hands of seniors, insurers such as State Farm are working to provide additional services to customers....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Pakistan Will No Longer Seek Talks With India: Imran Khan Pakistan will no longer seek dialogue with India as it has repeatedly rebuffed peace overtures, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, a charge rejected by New Delhi which has repeatedly asked Islamabad to......
17:34, 08/22/2019

Verizon teams with Boingo for indoor 5G Ultra Wideband service The companies are focused on places like airports, stadiums and arenas, office buildings, and hotels, where a hyper-dense network can power high-speed, low latency connections....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Bill Maher mocks Rashida Tlaib's 'boycott': 'Some people have one move only' Maher is firing back after the Democratic politician from Michigan suggested a potential boycott of his show.        ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Tarek El Moussa on his new HGTV show, dating again and the evolution of 'Flip or Flop' Tarek El Moussa is back on HGTV for a new season of "Flip or Flop" with ex-wife Christina Anstead, but he's going solo in 2020 with "Flipping 101."        ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Quentin Tarantino, 56, is expecting his first child with wife Daniella Pick Quentin Tarantino is going to be telling a whole new brand of “Once upon a time” tale – the bedtime-story kind. He's expecting his first child.        ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Florida teen who was annoyed by a group chat threatens school shooting The 16-year-old girl was annoyed by her younger sister's busy group chat when she threatened to carry out a shooting.        ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Disgruntled cook had arsenal of guns, threatened mass shooting at Long Beach Marriott hotel, police say Police say they discovered multiple firearms, bullets and high-magazines at Rodolfo Montoya's home after he was arrested in Huntington Beach, Calif.        ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

‘Let’s Call Wayne.’ Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Freenet says open to talks after its criticism of Sunrise/UPC deal German telecoms group Freenet , the largest shareholder in Switzerland's Sunrise Communications, said it remains open for talks after it criticised Sunrise's planned takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC business....
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UPDATE 1-Carrefour's Brazil unit investigated for corruption -filing The Brazilian unit of retailer Carrefour SA said on Thursday it is the target of a corruption probe into alleged payments related to the headquarters of its Brazilian brand Atacadao and a Sao Paulo store, which were operating without a license....
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UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since Nov 2016 -Freddie Mac Borrowing costs on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to their lowest levels since November 2016, in line with the recent decline in bond yields because of trade and recession fears, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
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Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump on Thursday said the U.S. economy was doing well and could be record-setting if only the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates further, as economic signals painted a decidedly mixed picture....
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UPDATE 3-CIBC's quarterly Canada retail, U.S. growth offset loan loss provisions Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for third-quarter profit, as gains in U.S. commercial banking and domestic retail offset a jump in loan loss provisions and weakness in its capital markets unit....
18:00, 08/22/2019

John Elway reveals Dupuytren's contracture diagnosis, promotes awareness for hand condition John Elway is part of a national awareness campaign for Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that prevents curled fingers from being straightened.       ...
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Astros block Free Press from Justin Verlander’s postgame media session The Houston Astros blocked the Detroit Free Press from interviewing Justin Verlander following the team's loss to the Tigers on Wednesday.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Cardinals release former first-round wide receiver Kevin White, sign Michael Crabtree Kevin White, a wide receiver who was drafted No. 7 overall by the Bears in 2015, was released by the Cardinals, who later signed Michael Crabtree.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

MLB home run craziness: 34 players have already set career bests – with six weeks remaining As home runs fly at a record rate, MLB players are shattering their career-highs – with more than a month remaining.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Larry Bird asks that 'inked' street art be re-painted Larry Bird has requested that street artist Jules Muck remove all tattoos from the Larry Bird mural she painted.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Four fantasy football sleepers you need to own SportsPulse: Trysta Krick drops some knowledge on us and provides four fantasy sleepers that could help you win your league this season.       ...
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| Cardiff to host 2020 PRO14 final Former Wales and British and Irish Lions flank Sam Warburton believes Cardiff City Stadium will provide the best possible atmosphere for the 2020 PRO14 final....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Rohit A "Big Match Winner" Should Play In Test Cricket: Akhtar Shoaib Akhtar also feels that Rohit Sharma should be included in the playing XI for the opening Test against the West Indies and not picking him will be "wrong"....
18:34, 08/22/2019

"Let Him Carry On His Good Form": Ganguly Suggests Rohit As Test Opener Rohit Sharma was in sensational form on top of the batting line-up during World Cup 2019 and Sourav Ganguly feels that he should also be used as an opener in Test cricket....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Get a cheap iPhone bargain with this affordable big data iPhone 7 deal Usually when choosing your phone contract, there is a hard choice you have to make. Do you want a cheap contract or a heap load of data? Well thanks to a tasty offer from Three, you can get both.The offer in question is part of Three's 100GB dat...
18:34, 08/22/2019

The Air Force's New Robot Can Fly Any Plane and Turn It Into an Autonomous Drone Unmanned aircraft are the future of military aviation, minimizing the risks to human pilots during dangerous missions and hazardous operations. Autonomous planes have already been put into service but the US Air Force is now testing a robot that can ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Updates From Terminator and The Mandalorian, Plus More Spider-Man Murmurs Add another Stephen King adaptation to the pile. John Carpenter will return for Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends. Peter Capaldi gets ghostly in a new BBC drama. Jon Favreau teases how The Mandalorian will get its freak on. Plus, new looks at Raven ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

Rajiv Gandhi Didn't Use Massive Poll Mandate To Create Fear: Sonia Gandhi Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi got a massive poll mandate in 1984, but did not use it to create an atmosphere of fear, threaten and scare people or destroy institutions, Congress president Sonia......
19:00, 08/22/2019

8-Year-Old ‘Princess’ Mummy Finally Laid to Rest in Her Home Bolivia An incredibly well-preserved and rare young female mummy is finally being returned from North America to her rightful home in Bolivia. ...
19:00, 08/22/2019

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
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Final Delta IV medium rocket carries GPS satellite into orbit The newest of the nation's GPS satellites was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Thursday morning. The launch was the last for a United Launch Alliance Delta IV medium rocket....
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New all-electric Peugeot e-208 on sale now News 22 Aug, 2019 The pure-electric e-208 supermini looks set to upstage the Renault Zoe with a 211-mile range and a starting price of £25,050...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Karamo Brown, who could've said nothing, chooses to defend fellow DWTS contestant Sean Spicer Despite the fact that he’s a big bag of shit who helped support and promote the Trump administration and its many nightmarish misdeeds, Sean Spicer is set to compete on this season of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. It’s not a particularly big deal in ...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Just Norm MacDonald, having a Pokémon battle on his old sitcom The turn of the millennium was a heady time. There was the Y2K bug and a change in American presidents to worry about, Creed was a legitimate force in pop culture, and, most importantly, those damn kids couldn’t stop talking about their damn Pokémon....
19:34, 08/22/2019

Eminem’s publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style filed a suit in federal court Wednesday alleging that Spotify has streamed the artist's songs without having properly licensed them. "Spotify has not accounted to Eight Mile or paid Eight Mile for these s...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Verizon enlists Boingo to help it bring 5G indoors Sure, real 5G is up to three times faster than LTE, but there are a few caveats. As we discovered in Chicago, 5G doesn't always hold up when you're trying to use it indoors. Even a pane of glass can cause your signal to flicker between 5G a...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nicknamed the "Privacy Sandbox," that would allow for pe...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Apple Is Planning New iPhones, iPads and MacBooks This Year. Here’s What to Know Apple is readying a clutch of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including “Pro” iPhones, upgrades to iPads and its largest laptop in years. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is planning to announce three new iPh...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donald Trump’s rollbacks to mileage standards want to avoid drawn-out court battles and be seen as on the ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meet this week in San Francisco to hear from 2020 candidates, hold fundraising events and ten...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Cuadrilla halts work after UK's biggest fracking tremor Company says most residents will not have felt microseismic event at Lancashire siteCuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor recorded at the locati...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Town near Barcelona uses wolf urine to keep wild boar away Lack of rain may be forcing animals to seek food from rubbish bins in AiguafredaA small town outside Barcelona is using wolf urine to deter wild boar that have been coming in from the surrounding countryside.After trying a variety of deterrents, the ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted of public order offences Three protesters found guilty despite intervention of shadow chancellor in their supportThree Extinction Rebellion activists involved in protests in central London in April have been convicted of public order offences at a trial which heard a message...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter sent Brody Jenner a surprising birthday gift Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter sure know how to get a birthday present, sending Brody Jenner a surprising present for his 36th.        ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Junior Agogo, former Ghana and Bristol Rovers forward, dies aged 40 Striker also played for Nottingham Forest and QPRAgogo suffered a stroke in 2015, two years after retirementThe former Ghana international Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40.Agogo was born in Accra but made his professional debut for Sheffield We...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Enable wins Yorkshire Oaks to extend winning streak to 12 races Enable wins 10th Group One race of her careerMare will now head to the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in ParisEmotion has taken hold of Frankie Dettori in many ways over the years, from the famous flying dismount to the fist-pumping, camera-kissing euphor...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Three Asus ZenBooks get AMD Ryzen processors amid Intel Comet Lake launch With IFA 2019 on the horizon, plenty of computer manufacturers are taking the opportunity to upgrade their popular products. Now, Asus has done just that with new versions of three of its ZenBook laptops, which will come with AMD mobile processors (C...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Why You Shouldn't Put the Apple Card in Your Wallet (Seriously) A number of you are probably getting your brand-new titanium Apple Cards this week, assuming you made sure to order a physical version of the card when signing up for it Tuesday. Here’s the kicker: You probably won’t want to store Apple’s credit card...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Kenneth Saal arrested in murder of co-worker Carolyn Byington A New Jersey man has been arrested in the murder of his 26-year-old co-worker, more than two months after she was found dead in her apartment, prosecutors said Thursday. Kenneth Saal, 30, is accused of killing Carolyn Byington when she went home for ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s suit to keep his finances secret The case is part of an escalating fight between Trump and congressional Democrats over the president’s financial records. Here's what you need to know....
20:34, 08/22/2019

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees So far, Palantir has stood firm in its support of the government, even as employees and activist groups say there is growing evidence that Palantir lends support to ICE agents whose work violates the civil liberties of undocumented immigrants. A work...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Phone companies, state attorneys general announce broad campaign to fight robocalls Twelve of the country's largest telephone companies on Thursday pledged to implement new technology that would spot and block robocalls while helping law enforcement officials track down criminals, part of an agreement brokered between the industry a...
20:34, 08/22/2019

How Sudan’s Army Will Share Power Following Violence It took months of mass protests and cost scores of lives, but Sudan is edging closer to what opponents of ousted President Omar al-Bashir demanded when they first went to the streets last year. Bashir, who brutally crushed dissent during his 30-year ...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Volatile Politics Rattle the Global Economy The economic warning signs are flashing yellow. In Germany, the U.K., Italy, Brazil and Mexico, growth has stalled. In Japan, business confidence has turned negative for the first time since 2013. China’s industrial output is growing at its slo...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a surge in logging in the vast Amazon rain forest–and on Aug. 15, Norway suspended a $33 million don...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Catholic Priest Abuse Survivors’ Group Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That Convicted Cardinal Has Not Been Defrocked An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty earlier this year of molesting two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s. And yet, Pell still retains his title in the Catholic Church. The Vat...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigrati...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Michigan men fined thousands for poaching Canada geese, ducks "I commend the anonymous tipster who reported this complaint," an official said. "Because of good citizens like this, our officers can help preserve the game for deserving, fair hunters.”...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Iconic Marilyn Monroe outfits expected to fetch up to $80K on auction block The auction will feature some of Marilyn Monroe's most dazzling pieces from such films as 1953's “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” 1954's "River of No Return" and 1955's “There’s No Business Like Show Business," among others....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Spain issues international health alert for listeria outbreak from pork Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150 people and killed one person....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Jay Inslee Helped Make Climate Change a Top Campaign Issue. He Says That’s Not Enough During his six-month campaign for president, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made climate change a focus of the Democratic presidential primary, forcing it onto the debate stage and pushing other candidates to match his ambitious plans. But Inslee believe...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Democratic committee rejects calls for dedicated climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that wo...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Apple warns new credit card users over risks of it touching wallets and pockets Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit card comes with all the sleek, designer chic customers have come to expect from the iPhone company. Jus...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Dance turn-off: why Sean Spicer shouldn't become a reality TV star The inclusion of Trump’s former press secretary in the new season of Dancing with the Stars has led to online fury and threats of a boycottDancing with the Stars has weathered its fair share of controversies over the years. It managed to survive when...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh has failed after the authorities failed to convince the refugees ...
21:34, 08/22/2019

White-tailed eagles return to southern Britain after 240 years Conservationists hope release of six eaglets on Isle of Wight will mirror Scotland successWhite-tailed eagles are gracing the skies of southern Britain for the first time in 240 years after six eaglets were released on the Isle of Wight.The huge bird...
21:34, 08/22/2019

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
21:34, 08/22/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after admitting ties to Clinton probe, Russian spy The CEO of Overstock.com resigned Thursday — a week after saying he was in a romantic relationship with a Russian spy and involved in an FBI probe into Russia and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Though patriotic Americans are writing ...
21:34, 08/22/2019

|CellCcreditratingcuttoDbyS&Ponmissedinterestpayments Cell C has suspended the payments as part of an effort to recapitalise the company and increase liquidity, chief executive officer Douglas Craigie Stevenson has said....
22:00, 08/22/2019

|Mozambique,Russiasignenergy,securitydeals Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi signed energy and security agreements with Russian's Vladimir Putin in the first visit by a leader from the southern African state in two decades....
22:00, 08/22/2019

|TougheconomyputachillonMrPriceretailsales A tough economic climate put pressure on even discount retailer Mr Price's fashion sales, as customer spending remained constrained, the company said in a trading statement for the first four months of its financial year....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Property millionaire who posted video of burning Grenfell Tower effigy: Public did not understand 'joke' A property millionaire accused of causing public outrage with a video of a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire said the public did not understand the "joke"....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Fire investigation underway after vehicle in flames found against Sahuarita home TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire Department is investigating a fire in Sahuarita after crews found a vehicle in flames against a garage Wednesday evening. According to officials, firefighters quickly extinguished the vehicle fire, which minorly extend...
22:00, 08/22/2019

China Demands Huawei Official Be Freed After Canada Vows To Not Back Down China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou....
22:00, 08/22/2019

A Perfect Distillation of Trump's Anti-Semitism in Just One Minute It’s glancingly rare that anyone actually on the left gets booked on a cable news show like CNN’s The Lead, but when it happens, they generally shake shit up and leave the other talking heads agog. Today’s case: Mehdi Hasan, host for Al Jazeera and c...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Three Men In the Past Month Have Been Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Shootings at Abortion Clinics A man was arrested and charged Wednesday after he allegedly posted threats online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Washington, D.C....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Albanian restaurant owner at center of viral windshield smash video has business torn down The Albanian man caught on camera punching through the windshield of a moving car following a dispute with a group of Spanish tourists has had his restaurant torn down less than a week after the video went viral, reports say. ...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Jorge Lorenzo had MotoGP and Honda "doubts" during injury layoff Jorge Lorenzo admits the two big June crashes that had left him with an injured back created "doubts" and affected his "commitment" to his current MotoGP programme with Honda...
22:34, 08/22/2019

More LMP2 entrants drop Ligier for ORECA from Silverstone ELMS The United Autosports and Panis-Barthez teams have swapped from Ligier to ORECA chassis for their lead European Le Mans Series entries ahead of this month's Silverstone round...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Ulster Grand Prix denies it misused government funding Ulster Grand Prix organisers have refuted claims made by the BBC that it spent government funding intended for safety upgrades on other paddock works...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Rain-hit German GP upsets could be normal in dry F1 races post 2021 The chaotic events of this year's rain-hit German Grand Prix have been tipped to become a more regular occurrence in the dry once Formula 1's planned 2021 overhaul is enacted...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Sir Chris Hoy to drive Colin McRae WRC Subaru ahead of Rally GB Olympic legend, and accomplished racer, Sir Chris Hoy will celebrate his childhood hero by driving Colin McRae's 1996 Subaru Impreza during the build-up to the World Rally Championship's Rally GB...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Lightning strikes kill five and injure 100 in Poland's Tatra mountains Dead include two children after thunderstorm in popular trekking locationAt least five people, including two children, have died and more than 100 have been injured during a sudden thunderstorm in Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains, according to r...
22:34, 08/22/2019

‘What Do People Want Me to Do? Wear Black Every Day?’: How Child Star JoJo Siwa Built Her Sparkly Empire Upstairs at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, little girls were bouncing in like grounders, but JoJo Siwa knew how to field them. She caught their smartphone cameras in her right hand, scooped in their tiny shoulders with her left. The girls crack...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Police Investigate Possible Noose at Oakland Elementary School: ‘It Was Triggering and Hurtful’ Early Wednesday morning, parents and school administrators came across a tangle of heavy rope hanging from a chainlink fence at Chabot Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. It looked like a noose....
22:34, 08/22/2019

Trump Calling Himself the 'Chosen One' Wasn't Even the Most Insane Moment of His Unhinged Rant On Wednesday, Trump gave what might have been his most bizarre, impromptu press conference to a pool of waiting reporters. Trump’s presidency has been famous for unhinged soundbites; we should never forget that this is a man who was caught on a hot m...
22:34, 08/22/2019

If You’re Looking for Some Simple Entertainment, Reading Cardi B’s Deposition Will Please You Cardi B doesn’t need to take a BuzzFeed quiz to realize that if she were a Powerpuff Girl, she’d be Buttercup. (By the way, I searched to see if there’s an actual “Which Powerpuff Girl Are You?” BuzzFeed quiz, and you’re damn Skippy peanut butter, th...
22:34, 08/22/2019

| WATCH | Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans? Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020. Kwame Amoah Mensah reports....
23:00, 08/22/2019

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust Enlarge / Ryugu's rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. (credit: JAXA) For the last few months, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the aste...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccinations. (credit: Getty / Irfan Khan) The Sacramento ...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Judge hurries U.S. naturalization as pregnant woman gets contractions A judge in California had to speed up the naturalization of a pregnant immigrant on Thursday when the woman, anxious to become a U.S. citizen because of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, started experiencing contractions....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Two men arrested in California and Wisconsin for alleged workplace threats Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a spate of recent mass shooting threats and three de...
23:34, 08/22/2019

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Senator Eagerly Takes Credit for One of Trump's Most Harebrained Ideas Yet President Donald Trump’s insane plan to buy Greenland—to say nothing of his subsequent temper tantrum after being told the autonomous island territory is extremely not for sale—is the sort of crazy scheme worthy of Dr. Evil’s father. So it stands to ...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Why are celebrities 'trademarking' their Instagram posts and is it a hoax? From Julia Roberts to the US energy secretary, people are sharing a strange copyright message on Instagram. One Guardian Australia staffer asked another to explain what it meant ... quicklyHi Naaman. Perhaps you can help me. I hear that it’s apparent...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Assam BJP Worker Gets Himanta Biswa's Photo Tattooed, Calls Him "God" A BJP worker in Assam took political fandom to another level and got a picture of state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tattooed on his forearm. Another BJP worker recently shared pictures of it on......
23:34, 08/22/2019

Salesforce revenue forecast beats estimates, shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, encouraged by more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Claims data points to high-end electric car risks: AXA Electric luxury cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) may be 40% more likely to cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts, possibly because drivers are still getting used to their quick acceleration, French insurer AXA said....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Harvey Weinstein: Grand jury issues new indictment in sex-crimes case There's a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein but it's sealed. He's to be arraigned, again, on Aug. 26.        ...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties for 'Lose Yourself' and other songs Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Trump's latest fight with the Squad is in a song on 'The Simpsons' The creators of television show "The Simpsons" are trolling President Trump yet again. And this time, a bunch of Democratic lawmakers are along for the ride with a parody of the song "America" from "West Side Story."...
00:34, 08/23/2019

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's restrictions on animal fight footage. This was confusing, because the videos in question showed no anima...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO Resigns to Focus on Career as Deep State Intelligence Asset, One Assumes Online furniture salesman Patrick Byrne stunned investors and anyone who’s ever tried to buy a cheap mid-century modern couch by publicly claiming in a cryptic statement about the “deep state” to have repeatedly assisted the “Men in Black” in governm...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut now; Kaplan 'open-minded' Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut next month, while another said he was "open-minded," highlighting policymakers' divisions over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown....
00:34, 08/23/2019

HP CEO steps down, taps veteran insider; flags quarterly profit below Street view HP Inc said on Thursday Chief Executive Officer Dion Weisler is stepping down after nearly four years in the role, and forecast fourth quarter profit below Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down 6% in late trade....
00:34, 08/23/2019

U.S., Chinese officials held productive trade call: White House adviser U.S. and Chinese deputy-level negotiators held a "very constructive" teleconference on Wednesday and the Trump administration is still planning for a round of in-person talks in September, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Fed's Powell, under pressure, likely to stick to 'mid-cycle' message Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell comes to this year's meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, caught between discord within the U.S. central bank over appropriate monetary policy and mounting outside pressure for more interest rate cu...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Larry Kudlow says there could be a tax cut before Election Day Kudlow also said that he still expected Chinese negotiators to meet with Trump administration officials in Washington in September to continue trade talks....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to d...
01:00, 08/23/2019

YouTube’s killing Messages before they atrophy from disuse YouTube’s made the decision to squash a feature I honestly forgot existed — its private messages. It’s stated reason is to focus on public conversations — and for once I believe the party line here. According to Google’s announcement, “Two years ago,...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Full moon patents: Self-repairing windshields and anti-jet lag headsets Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This A...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderate or politically uninvolved family members getting...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Missy Elliott is releasing a new album at midnight, so sleep can go to hell It’s not that we have anything against proper rest. It is healing, it keeps us healthy and it’s an essential tool for dealing with the corroding world around us. However, when Melissa “Missy” Elliott tells us that it’s time to party, then that qualif...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Wolves close in on Europa League place with hard-fought victory at Torino • Torino 2-3 Wolves• De Silvestri 61, Belotti 89pen; Bremer 43og, Jota 59, Jiménez 72Wolves took a huge step towards the Europa League group stage with victory over Torino in Italy. The Premier League side had to fight hard to establish a first-leg a...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and industry....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Deadline For Filing Income Tax Return Is Just 9 Days Away: 10 Points The last date for filing of income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) is August 31, 2019. Last month, the government extended the original deadline of July 31 by one......
01:34, 08/23/2019

Sensex Sheds Over 300 Points As Selloff In Financials, Metals Deepens Domestic stock markets registered sharp losses on Thursday hurt by a selloff across sectors. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 328.89 points to 36,731.48, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark......
01:34, 08/23/2019

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything [UPDATE: Over] It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
01:34, 08/23/2019

The People Behind Teamfight Tactics Talk Player Expectations And 'Garbage' Characters Teamfight Tactics has been out for just over a month, and already Riot games’ entry into the auto-battler genre has become one of the top 10 most popular games on Twitch, with a wide-ranging player base and a vibrant community of creators on its hand...
01:34, 08/23/2019

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a...
01:34, 08/23/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $60 on an Acer Chromebook 11 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
01:34, 08/23/2019

Proud Boys leader admits rallies all about brawling, costing ‘millions’ Proud Boys rallies are all about brawling with anti-fascists and wasting the public’s money, the group’s leader has been caught on video admitting. The video was posted by Huffpost.com on Thursday. “We’ve wasted all their f—ing reso...
02:00, 08/23/2019

Mexico fines Cancun airport $3.7 million over taxi monopoly Mexico's competition regulator said on Thursday it fined the airport at tourist hot spot Cancun $3.7 million for blocking new taxi operators, which it said reduced competition and effectively overcharged millions of passengers....
02:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 3-VMware to pay $5 bln for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients. VMware bought Pivotal Software Inc in a $2.7 billion deal....
02:00, 08/23/2019

CORRECTED-HP CEO Dion Weisler to step down in November HP Inc, the hardware business that was formerly part of Hewlett Packard Co, said on Thursday that Chief Executive Officer Dion Weisler is stepping down from the role in November....
02:00, 08/23/2019

Depth of Field: The Movie Poster Brexit Deserves John MacDougall’s portrait-style capture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggests the allure of a spy thriller....
02:34, 08/23/2019

French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national legislation which allows the controversial weedkiller's continued use for now....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Trump or Europe — Boris Johnson's G-7 balancing act Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French resort of Biarritz....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Poland and Slovakia: Lightning strikes leave several dead in Tatra Mountains At least five people, including two children, have been killed during an electrical storm in the Tatra Mountain range along the Polish-Slovak border. Rescue personnel are continuing to look for survivors....
03:00, 08/23/2019

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to flee the region....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Bundesliga: Build around Philipe Coutinho and Bayern can excel Bayern Munich have been crying out for a new playmaker to excel in the No.10 role. In recent years, Mario Götze and James Rodriguez have failed to truly find their feet but Philippe Coutinho may prove to be the answer....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Get paid for a home loan: European lenders turning banking on its head European banks are twisting traditional economics of lending and borrowing to cope with years of sub-zero rates. With more easing expected, the lenders are only going to get more desperate to preserve their profits....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit The details of the Irish backstop continued to split European leaders as British PM Johnson met French President Macron. Macron called the backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson said a new deal is possible....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Reenactments: Playing war in the midst of peace Whether it's Waterloo or Stalingrad, battle reenactments are booming. In Weimar, things are less bloody: There, the excerpts of parliamentarians from the National Assembly are replayed....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Microplastics in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO The World Health Organization has said that the level of microplastic particles in drinking water isn't a major cause for concern. However, it warned that more research was needed into their effects on human health....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Charles Manson: This actor plays him in both 'Mindhunter,' 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Aussie actor Damon Herriman had the unique challenge of playing Charles Manson in both "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and Netflix's "Mindhunter."        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

New Porsche Taycan: electric four-door's interior revealed Tesla Model S rival gets a total of four screens to make it the most connected and high-tech car Porsche has made Porsche has revealed the interior of its first electric production car, the Taycan, ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt motor sh...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car dev...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Winners and losers in the 2019 UK car market so far JLR's UK sales were up, but Brexit and WLTP delays saw the firm return to loss-making Tough trading conditions have taken their toll on some car makers more than others The first half of 2019 has been unusually turbulent for the world’s car makers...
03:00, 08/23/2019

NFL legend John Elway opens up about debilitating condition: 'I couldn't pick up a football' Two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback John Elway opened up about his debilitating medical condition that had hampered his ability to grip a football....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Australian state ends Chinese education program over foreign interference fears Australia's most populous state said it will ax a Chinese-funded education program that teaches Mandarin in schools amid fears over potential foreign influence....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled out the sketches of a plan that it presents as an attempt to both make the web more private, putting ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Spotify matches Apple Music with a three-month free trial of Premium Spotify remains the biggest music streaming service on the planet, but, at least in the United States, Apple Music is hot on its tail. One of the reasons why Apple was able to grow its market share so quickly was undoubtedly the three-month free tria...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Google ditches Android dessert naming scheme, dubs the latest update Android 10 I often wondered what would have happened once Android Z launched on the Pixel 13. Would we ever get there with Android, or would Fuchsia take over with a better naming scheme? It turns out that Google didn’t have the patience to deal with the ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Bloomberg just leaked the iPhone 11’s biggest remaining secrets Apple is expected to hold its annual iPhone announcement event on September 10th, a date that was confirmed by a recent leak that came straight from the company’s iOS 13 beta software. But don’t expect Apple to have too many iPhone 11 sec...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Ormsby leads Scandinavian Invitation after opening-round 62 Wade Ormsby holed a 4-iron from 196 yards for eagle on his way to shooting a bogey-free, 8-under 62 at the Scandinavian Invitation, giving him the first-round lead in the European Tour event        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll The U.S.-China trade war may blunt some of the stimulus on the U.S. housing market from expected further interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve, with only a modest outlook for price rises, a Reuters poll of property market experts found....
03:00, 08/23/2019

FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. plans in-person China trade talks next month: White House adviser The Trump administration is still planning for a round of in-person talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in September after a constructive exchange this week between deputy-level negotiators, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thur...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Markets doubt Fed's ability to defend economy, spur inflation The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation expectations....
03:00, 08/23/2019

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
03:34, 08/23/2019

To Promote Inclusivity, Stay Away from Personality Assessments Do personality tests like the Myers-Briggs help managers learn their team’s working styles, or just encourage them to hire and promote people like them?...
03:34, 08/23/2019

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief....
03:34, 08/23/2019

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled....
03:34, 08/23/2019

HP names Lores CEO, reports solid Q3 HP said Enrique Lores, head of its printing unit, will take over as CEO for Dion Weisler. Separately, HP's third quarter earnings were better than expected....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Joe Walsh is not your anti-Trump savior The one-term congressman is getting a push to run in a primary against Trump. Before his turn as a Trump critic on social media, he was calling Barack Obama a Muslim and pushing the birther conspiracy theory....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States....
03:34, 08/23/2019

'Skeleton Lake' mystery deepens with strange DNA discovery In 1942 hundreds of human skeletal remains were discovered at a lake deep in the Himalayas, baffling experts. Dubbed ‘Skeleton Lake,’ the site has been shrouded in mystery for decades, sparking new DNA analysis of the bones. The research, however, ha...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Yellowstone 'supervolcano' eruption would be catastrophic, NYT op-ed says The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park, would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The New York Times....
03:34, 08/23/2019

‘Beyond proud’: Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor The former White House press secretary will make her debut on Trump’s favorite show Fox & Friends next monthThe former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, further bolstering the revolving door between the c...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in response to an attack by Muslim militants on Myanmar police posts....
04:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
04:34, 08/23/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Google Disables YouTube Channels It Linked to Hong Kong Influence Operation Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Liverpool vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs, latest injury updates Liverpool and Arsenal face off at Anfield this weekend in what is likely to be a shootout between two of the best attacks in Europe, let alone the Premier League....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Dell announces new laptops for developers and SMBs At this year's IFA conference in Berlin, Dell announced a number of new laptops as well as a refresh of the beloved XPS 13.The updated XPS 13 now includes Intel's 10th Gen Core U series processor in the same familiar form factor to help the...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Get 16% off Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography Plan with this special deal Adobe has slashed 16% off its Creative Cloud Photography Plan, which includes unlimited access to Photoshop and Lightoom, plus 20GB cloud storage for your pictures and projects.The Photography Plan was already the most affordable way to become part o...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
05:17, 08/23/2019

August Data Heighten Pressure on Industrial Stocks One of the hardest-hit areas of the stock market in recent months is under fresh pressure after a series of reports showed the manufacturing sector in decline....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Copper Nears Multiyear Low as Economic Worries Grow The price of copper dropped to within striking distance of a fresh multiyear low as weak U.S. manufacturing data added to concern over the health of the global economy....
05:51, 08/23/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Send Warning About Slowing Growth U.S. government bonds sent a fresh warning about the economy Thursday after a report showed that manufacturing activity slowed this month to the lowest in almost 10 years. That data led the yield on the 10-year note to fall below the yield on the two...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Yields Plumb New Lows, but 'Century Bonds' Remain Scarce Bond yields in many countries have fallen to record lows this summer. Yet few governments have responded as many bankers and investors say they should, by locking in ultralow rates for decades....
05:51, 08/23/2019

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
05:51, 08/23/2019

O's claim dubious record with 259th HR allowed The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Dying man who told cops ‘F–k you’ may have been targeted at weekend house party Police are investigating whether the killing of a Brooklyn man — who told cops “f—k you, son!” as he lay dying — is connected to a shooting last week at a house party, law enforcement sources told The Post. Investigators believe Arsenio G...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Graphic video shows moment man crushed by elevator at Manhattan Promenade building One of every New Yorker’s worst nightmares played out Thursday morning when a Kips Bay man was crushed to death by an elevator in his luxury high-rise as his horrified neighbors looked on, authorities said. Sam Waisbren, 30, clawed desperately to esc...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Sockeye salmon returns plunge in B.C., official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’ Federal fisheries experts are painting a devastating picture of the challenges facing Pacific salmon and point to climate change as the main culprit....
05:51, 08/23/2019

'Work will set you free': US Army commander suspended for using Auschwitz slogan to boost recruiting A US Army commander has been suspended after he reportedly sent a memo to Army recruiters that included the Nazi motto of the notorious Auschwitz death camp....
05:51, 08/23/2019

11 thrilling ways to discover Antarctica Once upon a time there was basically only one way for an ordinary person to visit Antarctica -- climbing aboard a small cruise ship and visiting the frozen continent en masse with hundreds of other passengers....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss....
06:17, 08/23/2019

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
06:51, 08/23/2019

It is possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon: WHO The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Buy a castle and a Lordship: original ballroom and rose garden for sale at Lancashire castle visited by Charlotte Brontë The Jane Eyre author and art critic John Ruskin were among famous visitors to the property, nestled between the Lake District and the the Yorkshire Dales....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Summer scents: the best candles and diffusers to buy for your home From soft, subtle scents to dramatic, bold blends, these home fragrances have every preference covered — whether a gift for you, your guests or your hosts....
06:51, 08/23/2019

The best design events for day trips: craft and fine arts exhibitions within easy reach of London From William Morris prints in West Sussex to a celebration of craftsmanship and design in the Cotswolds, here are the best design events outside of London you can visit in a day....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Cane growers support front group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are backing an opaque front organisation working to undermine Great Barrier Reef consensus science, incl...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Arizona extends tuition rate for undocumented high school grads PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona high school graduates living in the country illegally will get expanded access to a special tuition rate at the state’s three public universities, the Board of Regents decided Thursday. The board voted to drop a req...
06:51, 08/23/2019

YouTube takes action on campaigns targeting Hong Kong protests The move follows similar action by Twitter and Facebook, which said China was behind the campaigns. Google, YouTube's parent company, said VPNs and other methods were used to disguise the origin of the accounts....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Army sets sights on lasers for infantry troops U.S. Army Infantry units fight door-to-door in Close-Quarter-Combat in high-threat urban environments, advance through wooded, rocky terrain to maneuver to contact and “close with the enemy,” and at times conduct reconnaissance missions behind enemy ...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Bride vows to ‘crawl down’ aisle before letting brain tumor stop wedding Their dream wedding was quickly turning in to a nightmare. “I was going to crawl down that aisle before I had to use the walker,” Christina Anderson tells Today. “It was not an option for me.” This May, the 24-year-old nurse from Watertown, South Dak...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Will Toss The Beef Back On The Grill At The U.S. Open Will the first-round U.S. Open meeting between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova be a good match in terms of play quality? Probably not. Does it promise rich entertainment value anyway? Hell yes....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Wang, Siniakova survive early scares to advance to Bronx semis Top seed Wang Qiang and fifth ranked Katerina Siniakova both had to battle back from a set down to beat unseeded opponents and advance to the Bronx Open semi-finals on Thursday....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Thomas shares Tour Championship lead despite low-key start Justin Thomas missed two short putts in a mediocre even-par 70 on the first day at the Tour Championship on Thursday but ended the round tied for the lead with fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Serial killer who targeted gay men executed in Florida after eating hardy last meal A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, ate three burgers, fries and bacon before he was executed late Thursday in Florid...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Missing Cipriani head chef's body found at New York hostel, police say The body of a head chef at a popular New York City restaurant was found dead Wednesday at a hostel in Queens after he had been missing for four days, police told Fox News. ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

North Dakota court overturns life term for man whose girlfriend cut baby from neighbor's womb A man who was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping a baby who was cut from his neighbor's womb by his girlfriend and lying to police about it will receive a new hearing....
07:51, 08/23/2019

White supremacist gang members indicted in major Nevada sting operation, reports say More than 20 members of a Nevada white supremacist prison gang were indicted this week on a slew of charges ranging from murder and robbery to drug trafficking and racketeering....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Tennessee girl, 2, recovering after caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water following 'bad day' A 2-year-old girl in Tennessee is recovering from the first of many surgeries after her caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water because the child had "a bad day." ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

GMC Packs The Sierra Full Of Cameras To Make Towing So Much Easier The new GMC Sierra has 15 different camera views available to help you see out, behind, above, around, and behind any cargo you might have in the bed, or trailer you might be towing. This afternoon I hopped into the driver’s seat and tested out a few...
07:51, 08/23/2019

If You Want Fun, Do You Buy A New Mazda Miata Or A Cheap Used One? Everyone knows the current Mazda Miata is fun, but I don’t think it gets enough credit for being the engineering marvel it is. The car weighs about 2,300 pounds, depending on equipment. And despite 30 years of improvements in safety technology—much o...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Here's How Mobile Tire Installation Works And Why You Might Want To Try It Mobile auto services are more common than you might realize. At least in Los Angeles, it’s pretty easy to find a detailer, a mechanic or even a body and paint tech to come out and work on your car wherever. Now, you can even get tires mounted and bal...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Walmart, Tesla look to address issues surrounding solar systems Walmart Inc and Tesla Inc are looking to address all issues surrounding the solar installations at Walmart stores, the companies said late on Thursday, two days after the retailer sued the electric carmaker for "widespread negligence" that led to r...
07:51, 08/23/2019

U.S. SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. markets regulator said on Thursday....
07:51, 08/23/2019

Democratic voters in New Hampshire blame climate change for economic woes The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls flocking to the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire could encounter voters who claim they are feeling the effects of climate change in their pocketbooks -- as they seek to woo Democrats who cou...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Dem Rep. Tom Malinowski: We need illegal immigrants to 'mow our beautiful lawns' Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., defended the presence of both legal and illegal immigrants on Tuesday, asking his constituents: "Who do you think is mowing our beautiful lawns?"...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Kia Seltos The new crossover shares its platform with the popular Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover, but has not been confirmed for sale in the U.S. The Seltos is built in Korea and India. U.S. journalists taken to Korea to drive the crossover compared it favor...
08:17, 08/23/2019

Hyundai Ioniq Hyundai's version of the modern eco-car debuted for the 2018 model year and is ready for its first freshening, which may be unveiled as early as November at the Los Angeles Auto Show....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Believe It or Not, Christina Hendricks Played an Iconic Role in American Beauty Christina Hendricks is revealing that she had a hand in the making of the film, American Beauty. When the film comes to mind, people instantly think of that iconic movie poster with the......
08:51, 08/23/2019

Sarah Michelle Gellar Is Playing a Mommy Blogger in a New Show Buffy's got a new gig. Sarah Michelle Gellar is starring in and executive producing a potential new series, and based on the description, we're going to need it in front of our......
08:51, 08/23/2019

Miley Cyrus Slams Rumors She Cheated on Liam Hemsworth Miley Cyrus is setting the record straight on her split from Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old singer took to Twitter on Thursday to shut down rumors their romance ended because of......
08:51, 08/23/2019

Inside Bethenny Frankel's Real Housewives of New York City Exit: What Happened and What's Next? The B has left the building. Bethenny Frankel announced she would not return to The Real Housewives of New York City. Season 12 of the series was expected to begin filming this summer. An......
08:51, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ Arrives the Old-Fashioned Way, and With Twists The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antonoff....
08:51, 08/23/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
08:51, 08/23/2019

Bona-fried success: how Popeyes' new chicken sandwich conquered America The chicken chain’s latest offering has been selling out and earning hoards of fans. What inspired the obsession? Popeyes’ new chicken sandwich is a bona fide, boneless fried phenomenon.The fried chicken chain’s new offering has become America’s must...
08:51, 08/23/2019

The physics professor who says online extremists act like curdled milk Hate may be less like a cancer and more like bubbles, says Neil Johnson, who applies physics theory to human behaviorLone wolves. Terrorist cells. Bad apples. Viral infections.The language we use to discuss violent extremism is rife with metaphors fr...
08:51, 08/23/2019

| PSL TV and radio blackout set to end Minister of Sport and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has announced that the Absa Premiership is close to a return to the SABC following an early season blackout....
08:51, 08/23/2019

55% of mobile phone users plan to keep their devices for 3-5 years A new study shows confirms the worst fears of mobile phone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung. According to responses from 3,640 mobile phone users shows that more than half of them plan to keep their current device for three to five more years. In...
08:51, 08/23/2019

'Dancing With the Stars': President Trump says Sean Spicer will do 'great' amid backlash President Donald Trump is weighing in on Sean Spicer's controversial casting on "Dancing With the Stars," saying he'll "do great."        ...
08:51, 08/23/2019

Todd Chrisley says he forgives estranged daughter Lindsie, calls out children for 'greed' Todd Chrisley is trying to make amends with his estranged daughter, Lindsie Chrisley. He also called out his children for "greed" and "backstabbing."        ...
08:51, 08/23/2019

RPT-Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
09:17, 08/23/2019

Why Irv Gotti is starring in ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: New York’ The idea for Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti to co-star on We TV’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” came from his son, Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo — who appears on the upcoming (Aug. 29) season of the series with his father and sister, Angie Pearson. “My fr...
09:51, 08/23/2019

‘Forbidden Broadway’ is back to skewer Cher, Bette Midler, ‘Tootsie’ Brace yourself, theater people: Gerard Alessandrini, the merry skewer-er of all that you do, is coming back with “Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation.” A New York institution since 1982, “Forbidden Broadway” packed up five years ago because Aless...
09:51, 08/23/2019

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years amid a growing outcry over Church-related sexual abuse....
09:51, 08/23/2019

Daimler To Make Mercedes-Benz Branded Heavy Trucks In China The plan will deepen the alliance between Daimler and it Chinese truck JV partner, Beiqi Foton Co Ltd, and comes after the purchase of a 5 per cent stake in Daimler last month by its Mercedes Benz......
09:51, 08/23/2019

Motorola One Action with ultrawide action camera launched in India at Rs 13,999 Motorola One Action, the latest smartphone in the company's One lineup has been launched in India. The One Action gets its name courtesy of a dedicated ultrawide action camera, one of the three sensors on the back of the phone. With a widescree...
09:51, 08/23/2019

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10,10 Plus and 10 Plus 5G prices and plans in Australia The latest entries in Samsung's Galaxy Note series are now officially available, so Aussie phablet fans will likely be wanting to know what it takes to score yourself a Galaxy Note 10, its larger Note 10 Plus sibling, or the future-ready Note 10...
09:51, 08/23/2019

Should I stay or should I run? Pompeo under pressure over U.S. Senate seat Republican pressure on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for the U.S. Senate next year to help keep the party's majority intact is coming up against President Donald Trump's hope of keeping one of his most trusted aides in his administration....
09:51, 08/23/2019

ISRO Releases First Moon Image Captured by Chandrayaan-2 Chandrayaan-2 has captured the first image of the moon, two days after entering the lunar orbit. The picture was taken by Vikram, the spacecraft's lander....
10:17, 08/23/2019

Redmi Note 8 Teasers Suggest Gaming Accessories, Liquid Cooling Support Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro teasers hint that the phones will come with high frame rates, liquid cooling, network optimisation, smooth touchscreen experience and long battery life....
10:17, 08/23/2019

Xiaomi Banks on Phone Data for Finance Play in India Xiaomi is betting it can leverage its number one position in India's smartphone market to tap into the country's lucrative but crowded financial services sector....
10:17, 08/23/2019

Three Fed Officials Offer Diverging Views on Rate Cuts in TV Interviews Three Fed officials offered diverging views on the path for monetary policy in television interviews, with two skeptical over the need for lower rates and a third open to a further cut by the central bank....
10:17, 08/23/2019

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig as a brand that generates strong earnings from the likes of live shows, theme parks, toys and televis...
10:17, 08/23/2019

News Corp Readies News App to Address Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publishers’ work adequately and play down articles from certain types of sites....
10:17, 08/23/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
10:17, 08/23/2019

Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said.   ...
10:51, 08/23/2019

Josh Rosen's stock rises as Dolphins beat Jaguars Josh Rosen continued to elevate his stock in the Miami Dolphins quarterback competition with a stellar showing during a preseason win against the Jacksonville Jaguars....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’ The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows that even when air quality meets or exceeds established guidelines, it may still be dirty enough to cla...
11:17, 08/23/2019

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a pote...
11:17, 08/23/2019

Ireland could try to block Mercosur trade deal on Amazon concerns: Varadkar As wildfires rage through the Brazilian Amazon, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Dublin will vote against a trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur unless Brazil takes action to protect the rainforest....
11:17, 08/23/2019

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong....
11:51, 08/23/2019

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future....
11:51, 08/23/2019

Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled with bullying over her complexion....
11:51, 08/23/2019

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its propertie...
11:51, 08/23/2019

Brazil and France clash over raging wildfires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's president has accused France and other countries of interfering and having a "colonialist mindset" as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainforest....
11:51, 08/23/2019

Huawei says impact of U.S. trade restrictions less than feared Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies said on Friday its business has been less impacted by U.S. trade restrictions than the company had initially feared and it is "fully prepared" to live and work with U.S. sanctions....
12:17, 08/23/2019

Shares in Peppa Pig owner rise past Hasbro offer Peppa Pig-owner Entertainment One's shares rose more than 30% to a record high on Friday, surpassing the price agreed by the company's board with U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc in a sign that investors see some chance of a counter offer....
12:17, 08/23/2019

Bang & Olufsen would listen if approached by buyer: chairman Luxury TV and speaker maker Bang & Olufsen would listen if approached by a buyer, chairman Ole Andersen told newspaper Borsen, following three earnings warnings this year....
12:17, 08/23/2019

Shah Faesal's Plea Against His Detention To Be Heard On September 3 The Delhi High Court said on Friday it will hear on September 3 former IAS officer Shah Faesal's plea alleging he was illegally detained at Delhi airport on August 14 and taken back to Srinagar where......
12:51, 08/23/2019

Pak Foreign Minister Assures "Tensions" Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan assured today that it stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikh pilgrims to take part in celebrations in connection with the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak....
12:51, 08/23/2019

Democrat Buttigieg wants to save million lives through plan fighting mental health, addiction Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent 1 million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis....
12:51, 08/23/2019

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee ...
12:51, 08/23/2019

Flores: Jay-Z songs intended to 'challenge' Stills Dolphins coach Brian Flores explained that his motive behind playing eight Jay-Z songs during Tuesday's practice wasn't to troll receiver Kenny Stills, but to challenge him to "perform regardless of whatever is going on outside."...
12:51, 08/23/2019

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
13:17, 08/23/2019

Fidel Castro's Crocodile Attacks Man During Party A man was bitten by a crocodile that once belonged to Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The elderly man had been attending a private party at the Skansen Aquarium in Stockholm, Sweden, when the incident......
13:17, 08/23/2019

William and Kate take budget flight after Harry and Meghan slammed over private jets Prince William, his wife Catherine and their three children took a budget airline flight on Thursday -- just days after his brother Prince Harry and wife Meghan faced criticism for their use of private jets....
13:17, 08/23/2019

These Key West hotels offer an ‘underwater library’ for book lovers Don’t you just love laying by the pool and reading a good book? What if you could actually be in the pool and continue to read it? Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
13:51, 08/23/2019

What to Know About Virginia Woolf’s Love Affair With Vita Sackville-West “I am reduced to a thing that wants Virginia…It is incredible how essential to me you have become,” wrote Vita Sackville-West to the novelist Virginia Woolf in 1926. A popular writer herself, Sackville-West was proclaiming her love ...
13:51, 08/23/2019

One Israeli killed and two injured in bomb attack near settlement: ambulance One Israeli was killed and two injured in a Palestinian attack near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli medical officials said....
13:51, 08/23/2019

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait The United States sent a Navy ship through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, rekindling one of a growing number of flashpoints in Washington's relationship with Beijing....
13:51, 08/23/2019

EU position on Brexit remains unified: Commission The European Union remains unified on Brexit, a spokeswoman for the bloc's executive said on Friday, after reports in some UK newspapers suggested British Prime Minister Boris Johnson might have convinced German and French leaders to change their sta...
13:51, 08/23/2019

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
13:51, 08/23/2019

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
13:51, 08/23/2019

Holy shit, that's Christina Hendricks' hand on the American Beauty poster Although its critical reception has, uh, drifted a bit over the last 20 years—exacerbated by, among other things, a series of sexual assault allegations against its Oscar-winning leading man—Sam Mendes’ American Beauty undeniably remains a film of st...
14:17, 08/23/2019

G7 leaders take in dim economic outlook as global growth sputters, trade war looms Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war....
14:17, 08/23/2019

Cramer's lightning round: The utility stock you want to own and hold "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
14:17, 08/23/2019

WRAPUP 6-Hong Kong airport targeted for protest after "Baltic Chain" link of hands Hong Kong braced for an anti-government protest "stress test" of the airport this weekend as demonstrators joined a "Baltic Chain" link of hands on Friday with almost three months of anti-government activism showing no sign of let-up....
14:51, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-SoftBank-backed Oyo, known for budget stays, to rebrand Hooters hotel in Vegas SoftBank Group Corp-backed Indian hospitality startup Oyo will rebrand Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas in a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said was worth $135 million....
14:51, 08/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar inch up ahead of Powell's Jackson Hole speech World stock markets and the dollar rose on Friday as investors looked to a speech by Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell for clarification on whether the U.S. central bank remains on course to deliver another interest rate cut in next month....
14:51, 08/23/2019

Trade War: Adding up the Costs US trade policy on China is evolving rapidly with new tariffs set to go into place on Sept 1 and Dec 15, adding to the costs of the Sino-US trade war....
14:51, 08/23/2019

|MinkivanderWesthuizenrespondstobacklashafter'tone-deafwhiteprivilegepost' South African model and TV personality Minki van der Westhuizen, has received widespread backlash after an Instagram post, many have labelled "tone deaf" went viral....
14:51, 08/23/2019

Wonderkid Evenepoel signs new long-term deal with Deceuninck – Quick-Step "Cycling news - Remco Evenepoel has been rewarded for his impressive first season at World Tour level with a new and improved contract at Deceuninck – Quick-Step."...
15:17, 08/23/2019

Zidane cannot contemplate goalkeeper Navas leaving Real Madrid "Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he cannot imagine his team parting ways with triple Champions League winning goalkeeper Keylor Navas, even as reports gather pace that the Costa Rican has asked to leave the Spanish club."...
15:17, 08/23/2019

Williams Formula 1 team has had to 'stop and reconfigure' Williams's behind-the-scenes changes to turn around its Formula 1 fortunes are akin to stopping to "reconfigure the machine" instead of continuing with the same processes...
15:17, 08/23/2019

Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy 20 years after acquiring Thinking Machines, AI and ML have remained among Oracle’s best-kept secrets. Oracle has been internally working with ML to enhance its products, but now it is starting to come out of its shell with the type of product portfol...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Linux on your laptop: A closer look at EFI boot options A review of what EFI boot (UEFI firmware) is, how it works, how it interacts with Linux installations, and a few tips and personal experiences on how to configure and maintain it....
15:51, 08/23/2019

Huawei Launches AI Chip in Push to Unseat U.S. Makers Huawei trumpeted its first high-end artificial-intelligence processor, the Chinese telecom giant’s latest attempt to challenge Silicon Valley in advanced technology....
15:51, 08/23/2019

Big Banks Struggled With Fed Communications Ahead of July FOMC As the Federal Reserve prepared to implement its first interest rate cut in over a decade, many of Wall Street’s biggest banks weren’t happy with the story officials were telling markets....
15:51, 08/23/2019

|StandardBankseesitswestAfricangrowthtakingofffrom2020 Standard Bank expects its investment into French-speaking West African countries to start taking off once its Ivory Coast business becomes established and Senegal becomes operational....
15:51, 08/23/2019

How will Real Madrid line up vs Real Valladolid? Gareth Bale set to start Gareth Bale looks set to keep his place for Real Madrid as Zinedine Zidane's side host Real Valladolid in the second round of La Liga on Saturday, but Luka Modric misses out through suspension....
15:51, 08/23/2019

How will Crystal Palace line up vs Man Utd? Gary Cahill debut, Wilfried Zaha hoping for Old Trafford impact Roy Hodgson could welcome back Jeffrey Schlupp to his Crystal Palace side as the Eagles boss goes in search of a first win, and goal, of the season at Manchester United this weekend....
15:51, 08/23/2019

Chinese state media claim UK consular worker has been detained for soliciting prostitutes. His family say that's a 'joke' The family of a Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for more than two weeks, have described reports that he was detained in China for soliciting prostitutes as a "joke."...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Pakistan expands ban on plastic bags as inspectors are caught in shop spat Punjab joins regions where polythene bags are illegal and stiff fines take effect in Islamabad amid demands for alternativesPunjab has become the latest region in Pakistan to ban plastic bags, as the country battles to reduce single-use plastics that...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Gabby Giffords speaks to Texas town hall on guns Former U.S. congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords briefly spoke at a town hall meeting in El Paso, Texas on Thursday night. (Aug. 23)        ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Northern Calif. fire threatens over 1,000 homes Firefighters are working through the night to contain a Northern California wildfire that's threatening about 1,100 homes and prompted evacuation orders for nearly 4,000 people. (Aug. 23)        ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Kudlow: no stimulus tax cuts in near future Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters outside the White House on Thursday the economy is in good shape and there are no stimulus tax cuts in the near future. The White House had floated the idea of a payroll tax cut. (Aug. 23)  ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Watch dozens of emotional military reunions all at once The race is on for these military families to find their loved one in the crowd. We can't handle the anticipation.        ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Army dad uses super hero costume in epic homecoming These little girls find their favorite comic book hero in the park, but the real super hero is underneath the mask.        ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Fortnite team nerfs BRUTE mech to bring back more variety Epic games has changed a lot about how its BRUTE mech works in Fortnite. This nerf is making it less mobile and deadly, but it's more tanky than ever.Read More...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
16:17, 08/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and calls for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis continued to mount....
16:17, 08/23/2019

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America....
16:17, 08/23/2019

'Keep Marysville white': racist remark by would-be mayor shocks Michigan city A question about diversity in a candidate’s forum produced a jaw-dropping response from first-time candidate Jean CramerFor the first hour of the election forum in Marysville, Michigan, on Thursday night the debate between the five candidates for a c...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift: Trump thinks his presidency is an autocracy Exclusive: songwriter discusses her political awakening in a Guardian interviewTaylor Swift has spoken of her disillusionment with American values in an exclusive interview with the Guardian.The 29-year-old songwriter said she began feeling conflicte...
16:51, 08/23/2019

US sprinter Christian Coleman facing ban for alleged missed drug tests • Sources allege three drug tests missed in 12-month period• Coleman, 23, leads 100m world rankings with 9.81sec timeChristian Coleman, the world’s fastest man and favourite for 100m gold at the world championships in Doha next month, is facing a two...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Chess: Magnus Carlsen plots surge while draws dominate at Sinquefield Cup The world champion’s unbeaten run of classical games is closing in on Ding Liren’s record, while the world No 3 is also on good formThe $325,000 Sinquefield Cup at Saint Louis moves into its second half this weekend as the draw-dominated event contra...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video Indigenous people in Brazil have vowed to protect their land as large swathes of the Amazon forest continue to burn. The largest rainforest in the world absorbs billions of tonnes of CO2 every year, slowing the pace of global heating. It is also home...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Latest live A1 traffic news Tips & advice 23 Aug, 2019 A1 and A1(M) traffic news and real time updates; get the latest info on A1 traffic delays, roadworks, accidents and snow...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Inmate’s mom convicted in plot with lawyer hailed on ‘Ellen’ A Virginia woman has been convicted of conspiring to smuggle drugs and a cellphone to her jailed son with an attorney who gained national attention on the “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”...
17:17, 08/23/2019

China Hits Back At U.S. With 25 Percent Duty On American-Made Cars American-made cars are getting slapped with a tariff in China, Porsche mulls bringing entertainment to the Taycan, a Volkswagen recall and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Aug. 23, 2019....
17:17, 08/23/2019

REI's Labor Day Sale Includes Over 13,000 Deals On the Best Outdoor Brands REI’s Labor Day Sale is always one of the company’s biggest sales of the year. In fact, you could think of it as REI’s Black Friday, since the brand famously opts out of the post-Thanksgiving deal bacchanal. So get over there before all the good stuf...
17:17, 08/23/2019

Powell Says Fed Prepared to Provide Stimulus if a Slowdown Hits U.S. Economy Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was prepared to provide more stimulus if a global economic slowdown, aggravated in recent weeks by geopolitical events and trade policy uncertainty, hurts the U.S. economy....
17:17, 08/23/2019

The top 10 House races of 2020 Republicans are intent on taking back seats they think should be rightfully theirs, in districts that Trump won by double digits. It’s those seats that make up the bulk of The Fix’s list of House races most likely to flip parties in 2020....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Huawei says U.S. curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10 billion Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially feared, though the curbs could push its smartphone unit's revenue lower by about $10 billion this year....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Ex-wife, children of Atlanta surgeon Christopher Edwards found dead in apparent murder-suicide Authorities say they believe Marsha Edwards shot Christopher Edwards Jr. and Erin Edwards before turning the gun on herself.        ...
17:51, 08/23/2019

Dead baby found in trash bag may have been injected with heroin, police say New Mexico police found a dead newborn in a trash bag last Friday and said the baby may have been injected with heroin by its mother, according to a report....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Government worker had sex with White House staffer on rooftop, probe finds A former General Services Administration manager had oral sex with a White House staffer on the rooftop of the agency’s headquarters and drank alcohol in his office, according to an inspector general report. Former GSA associate administrator Brennan...
17:51, 08/23/2019

Cops searching for man licking Blue Bell ice cream in viral video Police issued an arrest warrant for a man in Southwest Texas who was seen on a viral video opening a container of Blue Bell ice cream in a Walmart and licking the contents before returning it to the freezer. The arrest warrant was issued for a 24-yea...
17:51, 08/23/2019

Three men arrested for threatening to shoot up Planned Parenthood this month A Tennessee man allegedly posted online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood — the third person arrested for threatening violence against the health care provider this month. Jacob Cooper, 20, wrote an Aug. 13 messag...
17:51, 08/23/2019

Gideon, set a course for sadness: Brandon Routh and Courtney Ford are leaving Legends Of Tomorrow Brandon Routh couldn’t quite cut it as Superman, but he found success with another superhero, Ray “The Atom” Palmer (or, as we so affectionately call him, Poor Sweet Ray Ray), who appeared on The CW’s Arrow before going on to serve as one of the anch...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Director Paul Downs Colaizzo on how Brittany Runs A Marathon avoids clichés It’s easy when you see the trailer for Brittany Runs A Marathon to think “oh great. Another movie about a drunk, overweight girl realizing she’s unhealthy.” And while that’s part of Brittany Runs A Marathon, it’s deeper than that. She does run a mara...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Everyone is appalled by Wario's poor excuse for nipples This week, the official Twitter account of Sega posted a 4-minute clip of the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The video shows off some new gameplay from the upcoming Nintendo Switch title that actually looks pretty f...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Ryanair to shut four Spanish base next year: union Ryanair has decided to close its Spanish bases in Las Palmas, Tenerife South, Lanzarote and Girona from January, putting the jobs of more than 500 pilots and cabin crew at risk, the local USO union said on Friday....
18:17, 08/23/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 price cut: save up to $700 at Best Buy The Galaxy Note 10 is officially available to order today and to celebrate Best Buy is offering up to $700 in savings on the Samsung smartphone. Starting today through September 2, you can save on the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus through a qualify...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Google wants Chrome to feed you targeted ads while somehow respecting your privacy A team of Google Chrome developers have proposed an idea for a 'privacy sandbox' that would protect users from invasive tracking technology, but still let the browser show them targeted ads.The plan addresses a major problem for Google: it ...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case: judge A judge in Chicago on Friday named a special prosecutor to probe the case involving former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's allegation that he was the victim of a racist attack, which authorities have ruled a hoax....
18:17, 08/23/2019

Investor optimism hit 3-year low in early August. Here's why Wells Fargo's survey on investor confidence suggests that they were rattled by the U.S. trade war with China and other factors.       ...
18:51, 08/23/2019

23 fashion and beauty retailers having amazing pre-Labor Day sales this weekend Save big on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at all your favorite online retailers.       ...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Want a Batcave for your car? Aston Martin designs fancy garages Aston Martin will now allow car owners of any make to custom-build their own luxury storage facility just for their car.       ...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Sensing vulnerability, China turns up the heat on Trump With its announcement on Friday of new 5-10% tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, China is escalating pressure on President Trump. Xi Jinping senses that Trump is increasingly desperate for a trade deal. He believes he can cajole Trump into making a...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Trump suggests Jay Powell is a 'bigger enemy' than Xi Jinping President Trump tore into the Chair of the Federal Reserve Jay Powell saying he potentially is a "bigger enemy" to the United States than the president of China....
18:51, 08/23/2019

South Sudan: UN rights experts see little headway on peace deal amid spike in local-level violence A United Nations expert group looking at human rights in South Sudan said on Friday that it is “deeply concerned” that, although the overall armed conflict has waned, there has been little progress in adhering to the peace agreement that guided the c...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Feds fear EMP 'meltdown' of nuclear power plants The federal government’s new focus on preventing disaster in a natural or terrorist electromagnetic pulse attack is drawing attention to a lack of testing and preparation at the nation’s nuclear power plants, where a resulting meltdown could cause ra...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong protesters join hands in 30-mile human chain Event inspired by anti-Soviet ‘Baltic Way’ across Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in 1989 A human chain stretched for kilometres across both sides of Hong Kong harbour on Friday night, as people turned out for a peaceful demonstration inspired by anti-...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Disney+ has announced its launch-day lineup featuring Jeff Goldblum, Anna Kendrick, and more Disney+ just confirmed a string of original programming that will be available on launch day, November 12, along with a first look at their individual posters. The forthcoming streaming platform announced the slate via their Twitter account, solidify...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Watch: Cardinals beat Rockies with trio of two-run homers Marcell Ozuna, Paul DeJong and Dexter Fowler each recorded two-run homers for the St. Louis Cardinals only runs in a win against the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Watch: Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez beats Blue Jays with walk-off Vladimir Guerrero Jr. helped the Toronto Blue Jays carry a 2-0 lead into the ninth innings before the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied and pulled off a 3-2 win on the strength of a walk-off single from Enrique Hernandez....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Watch: Tom Brady sharp, Cam Newton injured in Patriots win vs. Panthers Tom Brady looked ready for the 2019 season while Cam Newton sustained an injury and left the game early during the New England Patriots' preseason win against the Carolina Panthers Thursday night....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Cafer Aslan death: Hooded suspect wanted by police over shooting of Enfield cafe owner two years ago Murder detectives today revealed they are hunting a hooded suspect seen with petrol cans shortly before a cafe owner was gunned down and the getaway car torched two years ago....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Andrew Harper: Police forces around Britain pause for minute's silence to remember Pc A minute's silence has been by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported crime....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Strong winds sweep restaurant employees off their feet during storm Zach Balogh and his roommate were sitting in their living room in Clemson, South Carolina, as winds started to howl when they heard the piercing beeps and buzzes of storm alerts....
19:51, 08/23/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploit...
19:51, 08/23/2019

Analysis: 2020 field is going to start shrinking faster On Wednesday night, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee became the third major Democratic candidate to drop out of the 2020 race. He's not likely to be the last to say goodbye in the next few weeks....
19:51, 08/23/2019

Someone rendered the PlayStation 5 based on earlier leaks, and it looks awesome A Sony patent found recently shows what can only be a gaming rig, and we soon learned the drawing wasn’t just a concept. According to a deleted tweet from a video game developer, it’s the PlayStation 5 dev kit’s actual design. While...
19:51, 08/23/2019

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The ...
19:51, 08/23/2019

EarDial Invisible Smart Earplugs on sale now for live music events Hate to break it to you, but loud music (anything above 85 decibels) can permanently damage your ears. Whether you enjoy the occasional concert, attend a handful of music festivals each year, or hop from venue to venue following Phish on tour, you ne...
19:51, 08/23/2019

What’s Happening in Kashmir? Our Cameras Contradict India’s Official Story Indian authorities say life is returning to normal in Kashmir. But thousands of people have been detained, and the military still patrols the streets, firing pellet guns and tear gas to quell protests....
20:17, 08/23/2019

Amazon fires turn political as Brazil's president calls out France's Macron French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took to Twitter to urge countries from around the world to respond to the massive fires in the Amazon, but his remarks were met with hostility by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, who essentially warned M...
20:17, 08/23/2019

G7 leaders to hold emergency talks over Amazon wildfires crisis Brazil’s handling of fires to top agenda in Biarritz as France and Ireland threaten to block trade dealAmazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?Leaders of the world’s major democracies are due to hold emergency talks this weeke...
20:17, 08/23/2019