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Investors remained underweight on South African stocks even after the ANC’s victory in this month’s elections, signaling skepticism about the prospect for economic reform...

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Beware of firefighter fundraising scam calls A fraud warning has been issued from the Professional Firefighters Of Arizona. The organization said telephone solicitors, pretending to work for a group called the Firefighter Support Association, are calling people and saying they are raising mone...
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Summer camps: What you need to know TUCSON – School is almost out for the summer and camp spots are filling up. If you’re looking for a fun place to send your kids, News 4 Tucson’s Kendra Hall has some ideas. SUMMER CAMPS: School is almost out for the summer. Tune in...
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The New Avocado Menu At The Foodhall Will Make You See the Superfood In A Whole New Avatar Until now you had seen avocados in salads and dips, but this innovative menu at The Cafe by Foodhall unleashes the versatility of the fruit like never before....
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Hummus: All You Need To Know About This Healthy Yet Delicious Chickpea Dip Hummus, a chickpea dip is no longer as exotic in India as it was maybe a decade ago. It's not just the wave of Mediterranean restaurants across India but also awareness that this is a healthy dip......
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Vicky Kaushal's 31st Birthday Cake Looks Like A Food Lover's Dream! (See Pics) Happy Birthday Vicky Kaushal: The actor recently took to Instagram and shared the picture of his 31st birthday cake with his fans. Much like the actor, his birthday cakeis anything but mainstream....
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Only one can survive in our battle royale of the biggest battle royale games around Few genres have become institutions in modern gaming faster than the battle royale game, the sort of rapid zeitgeist shift that forces developers to change long-brewing plans in a way normally dictated only by Twitter accounts that ask if you can pet...
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'It had to be raw and dangerous' – Def Leppard, Saxon and Venom on 80s British metal Inspired by punk’s energy, the new wave of British heavy metal helped put the ‘snot and piss’ back into rock music. Forty years on, its leading players tell the storyJoe Elliott (singer, Def Leppard): The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) was ...
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Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now on course for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyToo Darn Hot was upstaged by Telecaster in a surprise result at the Dante Stakes at York.Last season’s champion European two-year-old gave his all -...
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US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 220,000 for the most recent week, down from the 228,000 claims reported for the previous week....
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Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gai...
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Brewers vs. Phillies: Take the Under in the battle of Zachs Going into the season, few would have called a matchup between the Phillies’ Zach Eflin and the Brewers’ Zach Davies a must-see pitching matchup, but both rank in the top 12 in MLB in ERA for starting pitchers and have gotten off to terri...
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Royals vs. Rangers: Kansas City will win battle of veteran pitchers Draftniks are hardly surprised the Knicks’ draft went cold … again. Even Kristaps Porzingis, who received a couple of black-eyed susans after a bar fight in Latvia, had a better week. The team has seemingly been tanking since Linsanity reigned, but c...
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Jeff Koons’s ‘Rabbit’ Sells for $91.1 Million Jeff Koons’s stainless steel “Rabbit” sculpture broke the record for most expensive work sold by a living artist at an auction at Christie’s on Wednesday night....
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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, save up to $650 The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the first commercially available 5G smartphone in the US, is now available to purchase exclusively at Verizon both in-store and online.How much does the Galaxy S10 5G cost?The premium smartphone, which is sold in Majestic B...
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Apple Pay to become more useful than ever as efforts focus on wider NFC adoption An iPhone might soon be the only thing you need in your pocketsApple has been trying to replace your wallet with your iPhone for years now. Despite the relatively wide adoption of Apple Pay (at least in the States), however, it’s still not abundant e...
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The Galaxy Note 10 could be sold in these six colors Samsung Galaxy Note 10 concept renderThe Galaxy Note 10 will arrive this summer packed full of flagship features and specs, and according to MySmartPrice, Samsung hopes to pair all of this with an extensive range of colors.Both old and new colors plu...
17:17, 05/16/2019

This Robot Gardener from the 1960s Looks Like a Techno-Utopian Version of the Apocalypse When people of the 1950s and 60s imagined the robot lawnmowers of the future, they were generally pretty small and cute. But not this guy. Read more......
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Mick Jagger's dancing video after his heart surgery sends fans into a frenzy Maroon 5 sings about "Moves Like Jagger" in their hit single by the same name. They may need a sequel called "Moves Like Jagger ... After Heart Surgery."...
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Masnada wins stage and Conti takes overall lead after brilliant breakaway "Valerio Conti moved into the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia and Fausto Masnada won the stage as a long breakaway day lit up the race on Thursday."...
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‘Everything rotates around Deontay Wilder – that’s what these guys have to understand’ Deontay Wilder tells Thomas Gerbasi why Tyson Fury is running scared The post ‘Everything rotates around Deontay Wilder – that’s what these guys have to understand’ appeared first on Boxing News....
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Mother of Georgia teen killed by carnival worker found 'creepy' texts between the two The mother of the missing Georgia teen that was killed in March by a traveling carnival worker said she saw “creepy” messages between the two about marriage and warned her daughter to stay away....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Children run for their lives as gunman opens fire at basketball court Police on Thursday released heart-stopping video of a gunman opening fire on a crowded Bronx basketball court, sending terrified kids and adults running for their lives. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the foot and a 47-year-old man was hit in the arm ...
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Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, according to a report. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to NBC News that DHS made the request,...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Horner: Verstappen "phenomenal" since stepping up gear after Monaco Max Verstappen's performances in Formula 1 have been "phenomenal" since he "selected another gear" after last year's Monaco Grand Prix, his Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes...
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Diner is served $5,800 wine by mistake A restaurant diner who ordered a nice bottle of red wine to go with their dinner got something a bit fancier than they were expecting -- a bottle worth $5,800....
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Walmart warns tariffs will raise prices for shoppers Walmart said Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years. Walmart shares, which have gained 7% ...
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Best cheap web hosting deals of 2019 Quality web hosting can be an expensive affair – but it doesn’t have to be. And while you can always fall back on free website hosting providers, there’s also a growing number of cheap web hosting providers that deliver honest, r...
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Wilder vs Breazeale live stream: how to watch the boxing online from anywhere US boxer Deontay Wilder is currently champion as the holder of the WBC heavyweight title. He's also one of the most intimidating boxers on the Earth right now. Unperturbed, Dominic Breazeale aims to knock Wilder off his throne and grab his belt ...
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The best iPhone XR deal just got even better thanks to a big price cut In a world filled with £1,000+ phone price tags, saying that Apple makes some of the most expensive devices is an impressive - yet daunting - title to hold. But behind those hefty price tags are some of the world's best smartphones, which i...
18:17, 05/16/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
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Warning 5 BILLION will die if Yellowstone erupts – and United States erased from map A TOP geologist has warned two-thirds of the world’s population will die if the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupts – and the United States would be totally wiped out....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Spice up your life: Stay overnight in the iconic Spice Girls bus, now listed on Airbnb Spice Girls fans now have the opportunity to stay over in the original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie "Spice World" for a limited time in June.        ...
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The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

CW Unmasks Batwoman's Powerful Trailer and First Details Batwoman is here and she’s ready to fight. The CW has released the first trailer for Ruby Rose’s turn as the new Caped Crusader, as well as released info about when she and fellow super-heroine Nancy Drew are going to make their major debuts this fal...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Money from Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khaled's new song, "Higher," will go to slain rapper's kids The marathon continues, DJ Khaled says, announcing on Instagram that his upcoming album will include a track with Nipsey Hussle and that all the money from the song will go to the slain rapper's children....
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'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
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Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, starting at $1,299 We are another step closer to the future of wireless technology today, as Verizon has officially launched Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. Although the Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod technically beat Samsung to the punch, the Galaxy S10 5G is t...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Gio Gonzalez is making the Mets look awful Gio Gonzalez has been more than a marginal upgrade for the Brewers since the Mets passed on him again after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Yankees last month. The 33-year-old lefty owns a 2-0 record and a 1.69 ERA in four starts f...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Foreign-Born Workers Make Up Highest Percentage of U.S. Employment Since 1996 The share of U.S. workers born outside the country rose again last year, hitting the highest level in decades, boosted by steady immigration and a drop in the native-born birthrate....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Know the Enemy The passage and signing of Alabama’s abortion ban this week was met by the rest of the country with despair, as well as action; yesterday, Amanda Reyes of the Yellowhammer Fund, the state’s main abortion fund, told Slate the group had received more d...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Gareth Southgate believes 'excellent' squad depth can help England with Nations League scheduling issue Gareth Southgate is confident that his England squad can cope with the short turnaround between the Champions League showpiece and Nations League Finals....
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Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek forced out of England squad as Gareth Southgate waits on injury update Gareth Southgate has revealed Ruben Loftus-Cheek would have been included in England's Nations League squad had he not suffered an injury to his Achilles on Thursday....
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Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham players told to 'park rivalries' for England duty Gareth Southgate has warned his England players they will need to "park their rivalries" to win the Nations League after an intense end to the season at club level....
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The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
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Indian politician calls the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi a ‘patriot’ A parliamentary candidate from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party made the incendiary remark just days before the multiphase national elections wrapped up....
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Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera in London....
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'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details about the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Big, greedy Ethereum whales account for 33 percent of cryptocurrency’s supply Ethereum whales account for just 7 percent of transaction activity in the market – but they control a third of the cryptocurrency’s entire circulating supply. That’s according to a new study by Chainanalysis which found that although these whales don...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony partner on streaming games, chips and AI Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp on Thursday said they struck a strategic partnership in which Sony would use Microsoft's cloud for streaming games and media and the two would work together to develop new image sensors....
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UPDATE 3-Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March - NTSB Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said o...
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W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude exports to edge up in July, diffs to stay high Angola's preliminary loading programme for July emerged on Thursday, indicating a rise of one cargo compared to June, for which a few cargoes still remain. High price offers are expected, given global tightness in physical markets and a broad gap in ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

What Jon Gosselin Really Thinks of Kate's New Dating Show Jon Gosselin rose to fame on reality TV, but it doesn't sound like he's heading back to it anytime soon like his ex-wife. With her upcoming dating show, Kate Plus Date, scheduled......
19:51, 05/16/2019

A Date Crasher on The Bachelorette? "It's All So Scary," Hannah Says Hannah Brown's search for love on The Bachelorette is heading to the stage--the pageant stage. In E! News' exclusive sneak peek of second episode of The Bachelorette season 15,......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker Epically Shuts Down a "Disgraceful" Report About Her Marriage to Matthew Broderick Sarah Jessica Parker couldn't help but wonder, why do tabloids spin tales? The Sex and the City alum called out The National Enquirer last night after the publication claimed she and......
19:51, 05/16/2019

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

What's Next for The Big Bang Theory Cast Now That the Record-Breaking Sitcom Is Officially Over It may have all started with a big bang, but, after a record-breaking 276 episodes, it's about to be all over. The Big Bang Theory signs off for good on Thursday, May 16, meaning that......
19:51, 05/16/2019

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

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

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices....
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Amazon faces backlash in India for selling shoes, rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items emblazoned with images of Hindu gods were spotted on its website....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Belgium's King Albert II faces daily fine in paternity dispute Former king is refusing to undergo DNA test to disprove woman’s claims he is her fatherKing Albert II, who abdicated from the Belgian throne six years ago, is to be fined €5,000 (£4,370) for every day that he refuses to undergo a DNA test to disprove...
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May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May has agreed to set a timetable for her departure as prime minister in the first week of June, lea...
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'He wants power': how Salvini kept changing his message to reach his ultimate goal As Italy’s deputy PM prepares to gather Europe’s far-right in Milan those who know him fear he’s taking country down a dangerous pathNino Governale was the perfect target for the teenage Matteo Salvini. The PE teacher hailed from Sicily and could har...
20:00, 05/16/2019

WNBA star Liz Cambage posts angry Instagram messages as trade rumors swirl: 'You never cared about me' WNBA star Liz Cambage posted a series of somber messages on her Instagram on Wednesday following reports that the Dallas Wings were trading her to the Las Vegas Aces days before the start of the season....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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

Bruce Willis hears boos from Phillies fans after one-hopping first pitch Philadelphia Phillies fans let Bruce Willis hear it after the “Die Hard” actor threw a bad first pitch before Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
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Mom booted from youth basketball tournament after she appears to trip player from opposing team Stunning video from a California youth basketball game Saturday appeared to show a mother trip a child of the opposing team while the boy was dribbling up the court....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
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We Have Exceeded The Recommended Dose Of NBA Excitement Sometimes there are Deadcasts where Drew and I spend twenty minutes saying, like, “soup is canceled” back and forth to each other. It’s just going to happen sometimes, because even though we enjoy talking about sports and all that, there are also jus...
20:17, 05/16/2019

How to Use RPE for Your Lifting Workouts A few weeks ago, I interrupted my regular routine of powerlifting workouts to run a half marathon. I raced it all-out, and woke up the next day with a killer case of delayed onset muscle soreness. But it was a lifting day, so I dragged my sore butt i...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Predators, Nashville agree to 30-year arena lease extension NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have agreed to a new 30-year lease deal that will help keep the franchise in Music City through 2049. The Predators announced the agreement Thursday at a Metro Nashville Sports Authority meeting. The sp...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Laurel Co. Sheriff’s Office Looking For Missing Woman, Child LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing woman and her child. They say that Ashley Williams and her daughter Layla could possibly be in a 2013 white Buick Enclave with Kentucky license plate...
20:17, 05/16/2019

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

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

Probe faults premium travel by former EPA head, bodyguards WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog says former agency head Scott Pruitt and his bodyguards improperly spent $124,000 in federal funds on premium-class flights, and that EPA should consider trying to recove...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
20:17, 05/16/2019

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

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
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Watch our headbanging earbuds test: Sammy Hagar vs. AirPods, Powerbeats Pro, Bose SoundSport Free Geoffrey Fowler gets help from rocker Sammy Hagar to test how well the wireless Apple AirPods, Powerbeats Pro and Bose SoundSport Free fit and stay in our ears....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. reunite in this Superman: Year One exclusive DC’s Black Label was announced as an imprint where premier superhero creators would get the opportunity to tell out-of-continuity stories featuring the publisher’s biggest heroes. Of the first books announced, Superman: Year One easily had the most d...
20:51, 05/16/2019

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

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Varys May Have Left Game of Thrones Fans With an Important Finale Clue Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The opening scene of the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones‘ eighth season saw Varys composing a letter to an unknown recipient revealing the truth about Jon Snow’s tr...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Fleabag Season 2 Is a Raunchy, Redemptive Masterpiece The rules of Peak TV dictate that no successful miniseries remains a miniseries for long. In recent years, sensations like Big Little Lies and Top of the Lake have followed Downton Abbey’s road map from limited-series Emmy recognition to arguab...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said Thursday....
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Former US President Jimmy Carter Out Of Hospital After Hip Surgery Former US president Jimmy Carter, who underwent surgery this week after breaking his hip in a fall, was released from hospital on Thursday, the Carter Center said....
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Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Tucked review – moving tale of a dying drag queen Derren Nesbitt is terrific as an ageing club performer who rescues a young singer from homophobic attackersAn ageing drag queen gets a diagnosis of terminal cancer and makes a new friend in this touching, unexpectedly funny end-of-life drama set in B...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal crash, NTSB says The NTSB's preliminary report said the Tesla driver engaged Autopilot about 10 seconds before crashing into a semitrailer and the system did not detect the driver's hands on the wheel for fewer than eight seconds before the crash....
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019 Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you're looking for a simple shared website hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you'll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hos...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning says she will not comply with new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning said on Thursday she will not comply with a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks and will ask a federal court to quash it....
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Chip Makers Get Caught in Huawei Crossfire The ban on selling to the Chinese communications giant raises the prospect of further export controls that would be damaging for semiconductor industry....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Trump unveils sweeping plan to ‘transform’ America’s immigration system President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, shifting the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties. ...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immigration overhaul proposal, according to Rep. Devin Nunes....
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Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Pot legalization increases car crashes, injuries, but little effect on hospitalization In Colorado, motor vehicle accidents went up by 10 percent, and alcohol abuse and overdoses that resulted in injury or death climbed by 5 percent, after marijuana was legalized in the state....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Chinese Immigrants Emerge as Key Bloc in Australian Election Australia’s main parties are treading a fine balance as they work to woo Chinese immigrants who could swing the outcome of Saturday’s election, amid lingering concerns about influence efforts by Beijing....
21:17, 05/16/2019

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a...
21:34, 05/16/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Trump headed to Manhattan for ritzy fundraiser President Trump will make a rare visit to his luxe Trump Tower pad Thursday after attending a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. The president was expected to arrive at the Wall Street landing zone about 6...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
21:51, 05/16/2019

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

Game of Thrones petition to remake series nears half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
21:51, 05/16/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:51, 05/16/2019

5G phones finally here: Verizon now selling Samsung Galaxy S10 5G; Sprint phones to follow Sprint announced that its first 5G smartphone from LG will go on sale May 31. Meanwhile, Verizon has started selling the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.        ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes in northwestern Syria are sleeping in an olive grove near the Turkish border without enough food and no place else to go....
21:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Mexican consulates to perform same-sex marriages Mexico's foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country's consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens, regardless of gender, to marry in their offices....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows th...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Firefighter killed, 3 hurt in Wisconsin shooting A firefighter responding to a medical emergency dies in a shooting at a Wisconsin bus station that leaves a police officer and two others injured (May 16)        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

FAA chief defends grounding Boeing 737 Max later than other nations, worries problem took a year to discover Boeing 737 Max had a cockpit warning light problem that took a year for FAA to learn, acting administrator Daniel Elwell told a US House committee.        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Boeing says it has completed a software update for the 737 Max Boeing has completed a software fix for its 737 Max airplanes, which have been grounded since mid-March after two of the aircraft crashed in less than five months, killing a total of 346 people....
22:00, 05/16/2019

RJ Barrett is NBA draft godsend Knicks fans didn’t want: Shades of Wade Be disappointed about not getting Zion Williamson if you want, Knicks fans. But you should also be excited about RJ Barrett. There seems to be a dejected feeling among some fans about Barrett, that not only is he far inferior to Williamson but that h...
22:17, 05/16/2019

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

Man waved box cutter, called bus passenger 'terrorist' A man caught on video calling another man a terrorist and waving a box cutter at him aboard a bus in New Jersey has been charged with bias intimidation....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
22:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms review – inside the soap opera of an empire PC; Creative Assembly/SegaThe battles are as gripping as ever but it’s the melodrama and petty politics that enlivens this first-rate strategy gameThis latest continent-sized strategy game from UK studio The Creative Assembly blends the hard graft of...
22:17, 05/16/2019

KL Rahul's Technique Makes Him Ideal For No. 4 Spot: Vengsarkar The number four position in the Indian batting order for World Cup 2019 has been a bone of contention after Ambati Rayudu failed to make the cut despite being given an extended run ahead of the mega......
22:34, 05/16/2019

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

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and business. Previous honorees have gone on to lead cou...
22:51, 05/16/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. That’s exactly what happened with the forthcoming sou...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning Is Going Back to Jail—Again Chelsea Manning, who was released from jail last week after the federal grand jury she was subpoenaed to testify before lapsed, was taken back into custody on Thursday as a recalcitrant witness.Read more......
22:51, 05/16/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
22:51, 05/16/2019

US, UK teams share $10-million XPRIZE award for child literacy Elon Musk announced the winners at an event honoring the finalists. The total XPRIZE Each finalist got $1 million just for making the final round.        ...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces 2019 Annual Meeting Results CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the shareholder voting results from its 2019 Annual Meeting held today....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
23:00, 05/16/2019

John Wick: Chapter 3: Parabellum review – franchise bloat for Keanu Reeves' hitman Third chunk of the ultraviolent series has its customary of balletic violence and delusional grandeur, but its no longer so light on its feetParabellum. That’s Latin, innit? And like everything about Keanu Reeves and stuntman turned director Chad Sta...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question prospects for sales at some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing, which said the move could hurt trade talks....
23:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Commerce Department publishes Huawei export blacklist order The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday formally placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and 68 affiliates in more than two dozen countries on its so-called “Entity List” - a move that bans the telecom giant from buying parts and components from American ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Kenyan man in US illegally charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally has been charged by Texas prosecutors with killing at least six elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole, authorities said Thursday....
23:17, 05/16/2019

How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on the Trade Deal Upended It Xi Jinping miscalculated President Trump’s willingness to accept a changed deal. Now angry rhetoric could complicate efforts to return to negotiations....
23:17, 05/16/2019

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car's interior ahead of its debut later this year. Wh...
23:17, 05/16/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror attacks this week on oil infrastructure....
23:17, 05/16/2019

10 indicted in multinational cyber plot to steal $100 million Europol announced Thursday a multinational law enforcement operation that dismantled an effort by cybercriminals to steal $100 million from more than 41,000 victims....
23:17, 05/16/2019

First in networking gear, second in phones, Huawei is now looking to capture the 5G chipset market While Huawei and 70 of its affiliated companies now need U.S. government approval to buy parts from the U.S., the company doesn't have to worry about accessing SoCs from San Diego based Qualcomm. That's because Huawei designs its own chips for the fi...
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Trump revenue at least $434 million in 2018, saw drop in Mar-a-Lago money, new filing reveals The filing reveals that Trump in 2018 had a minimum of $434 million in revenue from all sources. That's a slight drop from the at least $452 million he reported as his minimum revenue in 2017....
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

New York lawmakers may soon outlaw texting while crossing the street ALBANY — Lawmakers are pushing to outlaw the practice of texting while crossing the street, citing safety concerns that in some cases have proved deadly. “Texting is one of the most common forms of communication with friends. It’s the best way ...
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

Why is AI reporting so bad? Headlines are filled with disembodied, etherial AIs that miraculously figure stuff out like babies. Reporters are partly to blame for the bad quality of AI coverage, but so are the companies that refuse to talk in concrete terms about what they're ac...
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

How Would You Configure Your Grand-Touring, $210,000 McLaren GT? McLaren’s online configurator is one of the most fun to play with—one, because it looks fancy, and two, because of the abundance of paint options that includes more than the usual silver, darker silver, other silver, gray, white, pearlescent white an...
23:51, 05/16/2019

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

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted Cruz.” This talking sack is the Senator from Texas, and has decided that we need to fund the proposed...
23:51, 05/16/2019

I Need a Replacement For My Honda Element and it Can't Be Boring! What Car Should I Buy? George and his wife have a ten-year-old Honda Element that they love, but it’s time to move on to something newer. They have a healthy budget for a nice AWD/4WD vehicle, but she is adamant that it can’t be the “typical crossover” or have a boring col...
23:51, 05/16/2019

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

Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decad Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decades—the Fiat 500 “Nuova”—came onto the scene in the late 1950s, there was the Fiat 500 Topolino. This ~1951 Fiat 500C had a liquid-cooled 569cc inline-...
23:51, 05/16/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion...
23:51, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Donald Trump says merit-based immigration plan will be 'envy of the modern world' President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled a new merit-based immigration system he described as benefiting American workers and asylum seekers with a "legitimate" claim....
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

CNN's Jim Acosta accused of being dishonest about Trump's asylum seekers remark CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta was accused of being dishonest over a tweet he sent while covering President Trump's immigration overhaul remarks. ...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Prannoy Roy Analyses BJP-JDU Chemistry, Bihar Mahagathbandhan's Chances Will the ruling Janata Dal (United) manage to pull off a win this time as well? Or the Rashtriya Janata Dal with Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, manage to bag votes? Will the......
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

In photos: Moments from the PGA Championship Professional golfers compete in the PGA Championship at The Black Course at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y., from May 16 through May 19, 2019....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Stepfather: Duke star Zion Williamson excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather told the ESPN affiliate in Baton Rouge, La., the Duke star would be excited to play for the New Orleans Pelicans if they take him with the first pick in June's NBA draft....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Eagles star C Jason Kelce hurting 'more and more,' to play at least one more season Jason Kelce remains the top center in the NFL, but the Philadelphia Eagles star's body is increasingly hurting. The eight-year veteran says he has "at least" one more season left in his career....
00:17, 05/17/2019

|Dis-Chemsaysstoreroll-outontrack,asstrikecutsintoDecemberearnings The pharmacy chain is recovering from a five-month strike by some 2 300 employees over wages, which started in November in 2018 and ended in mid-April....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Moody'slikelytokeepSA'screditratingatinvestmentgradepost-election-analyst The outcome of the election which was in line with market expectation is likely to influence global ratings agency Moody to keep South Africa's credit assessment unchanged at Baa3....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Randgains1.3%sincepolls-willnowlooktoRamaphosa'sCabinetpicks South Africa’s currency has gained 1.3% to 14.2447 per dollar since the national elections, and may extend its advance to 13.20 per dollar by year-end provided the new cabinet inspires confidence among investors, according to Morgan Stanley....
00:34, 05/17/2019

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

Hollywood tries (again) to capture the madness of ‘Catch-22’ George Clooney’s version of “Catch-22” premieres Friday on Hulu — marking Hollywood’s third adaptation of Joseph Heller’s surreal 1960s bestseller about the lunacy and horror of war. Heller told the tale of Air Force bombardier John Yossarian and his...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

Trump’s ‘merit-based’ immigration plan declared ‘dead on arrival’ by opponents President called plan to transform the nation’s green card system ‘pro-American, pro-immigrant and pro-worker’Donald Trump has announced plans for “merit-based” legal immigration – but before the US president even stepped up to the lectern in the Whi...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

Apple's new TV app is a work in progress Apple's approach to digital video can best be described as slow and steady. While iTunes and the iPod effortlessly transformed the way we purchased and listened to music, it took the company years to figure out how to position the Apple TV. For ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Pentagon seeks to use funds to transport, lodge Taliban members in search of ceasefires The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in negotiating local ceasefires with the Afghan government, as the Washington seeks an end to t...
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
01:17, 05/17/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also known as the......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Gavin Rossdale Makes Red Carpet Debut With 26-Year-Old Girlfriend Natalie Golba New couple alert! Gavin Rossdale has a special lady in his life and he made it known when he attended the John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum premiere last Thursday. At the event, the Bush......
01:34, 05/17/2019

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

You Can Now Stay at a Taco Bell Resort (Yes Really) Are you ready to check into the Taco Bell Hotel? The fast food chain has announced that The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort will open in Palm Springs, Calif., for a limited time......
01:34, 05/17/2019

The Meizu 16s offers flagship features at a mid-range price Smartphones have gotten more expensive over the last few years even though there have only been a handful of recent innovations that really changed the way you interact with the phone. It’s maybe no surprise then that there is suddenly a lot mo...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Nvidia’s Q1 revenues down 31% to $2.22 billion, beating modest estimates Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that were well below last year's figures, but the graphics and AI chips company beat analyst expectations.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Verizon CEO touts 1.5Gbps peak 5G speed as S10 reviewers hit approved sites Verizon just set the top bar for its 5G service in two cities at 1.5Gbps, but realistically, few users are going to see that sort of speed with the S10 5G.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

NTSB: Tesla’s Autopilot was enabled during fatal Model 3 crash A report by the NTSB shows that Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged in the minutes leading up to a fatal Model 3 crash in Florida last March.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

The Best Deals in the Epic Games Store's Month-Long 'Mega Sale' Epic really wants you to start buying games from its online store. The company behind Fortnite (and the widely used Unreal game design engine), announced that it will hold a store-wide sale on its platform, the Epic Games Store, from May 16 through J...
02:00, 05/17/2019

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

Thrill Your Cat With These Videos of Songbirds and Squirrels If you want to entertain your cat, or get some juicy phone footage of your cat going nuts and peeking behind your computer screen, then play these YouTube videos of English songbirds and squirrels. Cornwall resident Paul Dinning shot hundreds of wild...
02:00, 05/17/2019

You Should Marinate Pork Chops in Root Beer A juicy, perfectly cooked pork chop is not hard to achieve; a simple brine, followed by a reverse sear situation will render it juicy and flavorful every time. But if you feel like adding a little sweetness to your life—and creating a truly bomb crus...
02:00, 05/17/2019

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

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic...
02:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: SEAL gets year in prison for Green Beret death NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a Navy SEAL charged in the death of a US Army Green Beret (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to a year in military prison for his role in the 2017 strangulation of a U.S. Army Green Bere...
02:17, 05/17/2019

I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 NEW YORK (AP) — I.M. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre museum in Paris with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the U.S., has died at age 102. His death w...
02:17, 05/17/2019

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

Lukas-trained long shot Market King cleared for Preakness BALTIMORE (AP) — Long shot Market King has been cleared by officials to race in the Preakness on Saturday. Market King had been on the veterinarian’s list in Kentucky after being scratched before the Pat Day Mile on the Kentucky Derby undercard...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict. Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going to war with Iran, the president...
02:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Relative: Texas cop harassed woman many times HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a police shooting of a Houston-area woman (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A woman says a police officer harassed her cousin more than 10 times at their Houston-area apartment complex before he finally sh...
02:17, 05/17/2019

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

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court. Kourani could face life in prison at a sentencing scheduled for September...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Ex-soldier and WikiLeaks source Manning returned to jail for defying grand jury subpoena A federal judge found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury, a law enforcement official and her legal team said....
02:17, 05/17/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," and thinks that his plan for a universal basic income will resonate with voters....
02:34, 05/17/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Falcons sign first-round draft choice Lindstrom FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed first-round draft pick Chris Lindstrom to a four-year contract. Lindstrom, the first guard drafted in the first round by the Falcons since Bill Fralic in 1985, was the last of Atlanta’s...
02:51, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Beshear denounces attack ad during debate LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on an attack ad run by a group backing Adam Edelen in Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear has denounced a short-lived attack ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

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

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building An Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed into the side of a commercial building in California Thursday, authorities said. No one was injured when the plane from the March Air Reserve Base slammed into the structure off-base in Riverside, said Timothy Ho...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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

Chelsea Manning is headed back to the slammer It’s back to jail for Chelsea Manning. The Army intelligence officer-turned-leaker will return to the slammer after refusing to testify before a grand jury that is investigating WikiLeaks. She served two months in the Alexandria Detention Center in V...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Cardinals CB Peterson gets six-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
03:34, 05/17/2019

$1 million All-Star Race motivates NASCAR drivers With $1 million on the line, no championship points to worry about, only 85 laps to negotiate, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series' all-stars on the starting grid, Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR R...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Report: Durant 'not close' to returning Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is "not close" to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported Thursday afternoon....
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes near March Air Reserve Base in California; pilot safely ejects There was no immediate word on the cause of the crash. Witnesses reported seeing the jet shutter and roll moments before it plummeted to the ground.        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Family: Woman shot by Texas cop was mentally ill The lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Houston-area police cop says the officer knew she suffered from mental illness. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as president, she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abort...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Death row inmate forgoes last meal, asks supporters to feed homeless Condemned inmates in Tennessee can spend up to $20 on a last meal before they are executed. Donnie Edward Johnson declined to pick one.        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Free sex vouchers to 'curb rape'? It's one of those stories you couldn't make up -- except someone did. It said the German government gives migrants free coupons for prostitutes, and the Greek government could follow suit....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Administration's uneven handling of Iran intelligence leaves some in Congress fuming Republican Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, who chairs the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been briefed by the Trump administration about the escalating tensions with Iran....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton is 'at peace' as R-rated Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton shows off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week' A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said....
04:17, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods gets up-close look at Brooks Koepka’s dominance What Tiger Woods watched for the better part of five hours Thursday is what he helped create. Woods is as much the reason for Brooks Koepka’s existence on the PGA Tour as anyone. So it had to be a sobering sight for the 43-year-old Woods, watching th...
04:17, 05/17/2019

Mets must be careful, or this season will get away from them WASHINGTON — Despite appearances, the Mets actually have been quite fortunate so far. They have yet to play an extended stretch of inspired ball, have spent most of the past two weeks under .500, yet because the NL East is living way down to expectat...
04:17, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump Wants His Border Barrier To Be Painted Black With Spikes The barrier that President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president is fine with that. He has a few......
04:34, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 Preview 1000-dollar phones are exciting, there's no denying that, but it seems like fewer and fewer people are actually buying them. At the same time, the number of decent phones costing half as much is growing steadily, and the Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest ...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Amazon Finally Updated Its Dirt Cheap Fire 7 Tablet Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet—you know, the one you bought two Black Fridays ago because it was like thirty dollars—just got its first upgrade in years, while maintaining the same bargain basement $50 MSRP....
04:34, 05/17/2019

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

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
04:34, 05/17/2019

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

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
04:51, 05/17/2019

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

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people....
05:17, 05/17/2019

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

Retrial planned for Delaware man who broke thumb off $4.5M terracotta warrior statue Federal prosecutors said Thursday they plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted to breaking off a thumb of a $4.5 million ancient terra cotta warrior statue....
05:34, 05/17/2019

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

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

Navy SEAL Pleads Guilty in Case of Strangled Green Beret The Navy SEAL said he had restrained Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar with duct tape as Sergeant Melgar was being strangled by another commando in Mali in 2017....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything' Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi ArabiaHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, has said she could not believe that no one had yet f...
05:34, 05/17/2019

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

I can’t believe this Taco Bell hotel and resort is a real thing The newest creation that Taco Bell has cooked up is something the fast food chain is describing, with great fanfare in an official announcement today, as a “tacoasis.” No, it’s not some new menu item that’s going to clog your ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Toni Duggan determined to help Barcelona win on the biggest stage The former Manchester City forward is ready to face favourites Lyon and two England teammates in the Champions League finalWhen Toni Duggan swapped Manchester City for Barcelona the news transcended women’s football. As the first English player to jo...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ • Defender went public about depression before World Cup• Reveals story to Prince William in BBC documentaryDanny Rose has revealed a club seeking to sign him last summer had requested a meeting to check he was “not crazy” in the wake of the Tottenha...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Osama bin Laden relative mentioned in Sheffield United investor talks • Details revealed in court case between club’s co-owners• Possibility of Saudi-based investment discussed in 2017 meetingA Saudi businessman related to Osama bin Laden featured in discussions about investors in Sheffield United, a court in London an...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Saracens confident injured Mako Vunipola will be fit for World Cup • Loosehead prop tore his hamstring in Champions Cup final• England’s first warm-up match is against Wales on 11 AugustMako Vunipola’s season is over but the Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, is confident the loosehead prop will be fit for Eng...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Nets expected to be contenders for Jimmy Butler Kevin Durant may be the Nets’ top target in free agency, but he’s not the only one. The feeling around the NBA is the Nets will have a very real chance to pry four-time All-Star Jimmy Butler away from Philadelphia. Finally having the cash and cachet ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Bruins sweep away Hurricanes to reach Stanley Cup Final RALEIGH, N.C. — Tuukka Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years. Rask m...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged in morning trade on Friday after the company announced the previous day a share buyback of more than $1 billion....
06:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

US secretly sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia A heated 2017 exchange between President Trump and the former Australian prime minister has been revealed as a secret deal to send two Rwandans who confessed to slaughtering Americans to live the rest of their lives as free men Down Under. In the now...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Nxivm slave master to take stand against accused cult leader Keith Raniere Well, this should be awkward. Nxivm slave master Lauren Salzman will take the stand against her onetime “Grandmaster,” Keith Raniere. Salzman’s imminent testimony was revealed Thursday in Brooklyn federal court by Judge Nicholas Garaufis. Garaufis to...
06:51, 05/17/2019

Bruins Sweep Away Hurricanes, Win 7th Straight Playoff Game With their longest playoff winning streak in nearly half a century, the Boston Bruins return to the Stanley Cup finals after winning them in 2011 and losing to Chicago two years later....
06:51, 05/17/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Bob Menendez: We don’t need another ‘weapons of mass destruction’ moment with Iran Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., warned the Trump administration Thursday that the U.S. must avoid the same miscalculations that led up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as U.S. forces bolster a military presence in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
07:17, 05/17/2019

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

The 5 most popular Netflix original movies of 2019 so far Netflix gets a lot of attention and media coverage for the original TV series it commissions and licenses, including projects like Stranger Things and The Crown. As the second syllable of its name indicates, though, movies have always been a core of ...
07:34, 05/17/2019

What to know about a low-protein diet People with kidney-related illnesses may benefit from a low-protein diet. Key changes can help people create a varied, healthful, low-protein diet plan that works for them. Learn more here....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Australian politicians scramble to win over undecided voters, honor former PM Australian politicians scrambled to win over undecided voters on Friday, the last day of a general election campaign that has ended in mourning for one of the country's most popular leaders....
08:00, 05/17/2019

What The Fuck Are The Orioles Even Trying To Do Here? The Orioles are putting MLB on notice with a new standard of uselessness never before seen at this level of the sport. The latest example came on Thursday against Cleveland when they put together one of the worst plays in baseball history. Everythin...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Kerr: KD injury 'more serious than we thought' Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Thursday night that Kevin Durant's right calf strain was more serious than initially thought and acknowledged that Durant's availability for the rest of the Western Conference finals is in doubt....
08:34, 05/17/2019

Businesses begin planning supply chain shake-ups in case Trump China tariffs stick Whether President Trump is bluffing or stating his honest opinion that he is comfortable with permanent tariffs on Chinese goods, businesses are increasingly deciding they need to start planning for the tariffs to be around for a long time....
08:34, 05/17/2019

IRCTC Tourism Offers 5-Day Tour To Nainital, Mukteshwar, Details Here IRCTC tour package: The journey from Lucknow - which will commence every Thursday - to Kathgodam will be through Indian Railways. The tariff of the package starts at Rs. 13,050 per person, according......
08:34, 05/17/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
08:51, 05/17/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
08:51, 05/17/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sector....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia Social media post proves the end for Wallabies starPlayer’s four-year, $4m contract terminatedIsrael Folau sacked – live updatesIsrael Folau’s rugby career appears over after an independent panel backed Rugby Australia’s intention to rip up his four-...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts....
09:17, 05/17/2019

NASCAR fans get the racing they deserve A typical criticism of NASCAR racing is that it's just a bunch of people “driving in circles for two hours.” It’s a critique borne out of ignorance as much as it is a dislike of the sport. The reality is, operating a 3,400-pound race car at speeds ov...
09:17, 05/17/2019

After sharing postpartum bods, four moms clap back at shamers who suggest 'tummy tucks' Four moms who had never met in person before took a photo showing their bodies after giving birth. They shared the photo on social media.        ...
09:17, 05/17/2019

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

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
09:34, 05/17/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
09:34, 05/17/2019

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

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged in Fatal Florida Crash, Finds NTSB Tesla's "Autopilot" system was engaged by a driver who was killed in a March crash in Florida, according to an initial accident report released Thursday....
09:51, 05/17/2019

WhatsApp, Security and Spyware: What Happened WhatsApp's revelation of a security flaw allowing hackers to inject spyware on smartphones raised fresh concerns about the security of the mobile ecosystem....
09:51, 05/17/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sought five years in prison for Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Robert Pattinson is now Batman, which we swear is not a Twilight joke Robert Pattinson has spent the last several years shedding the shadow of (semi-) nocturnal predators, moving away from his career-making role in the Twilight movies—a franchise he reportedly viewed with a not-inconsiderable amount of eye-rolling amus...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Is Robert Pattinson the new Batman? Fans delight in rumors about a new Caped Crusader Robert Pattinson whipped fans into a frenzy Thursday after reports that he'll replace Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader in 2021's "The Batman."        ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

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

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
10:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele, my skin crawls with rage,” says Omero Benfenati....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Pound falls below $1.28 as collapse of Brexit talks looms – business live Theresa May on brink as she struggles to reach deal with Labour and agrees to set her own departure timetable 9.02am BST Staffline has had a tough few months. Shares in the company, which supplies major supermarkets including Marks & Spencer and Tesc...
10:17, 05/17/2019

|Weneedtogetour'houseinorder'tofixour'brokenness'–Eskomexecinleakedmemo In a leaked memo Eskom Chief Operating Officer Jan Oberholzer appeals to staff to be accountable for the work they do at the power utility to help fix its 'brokenness'....
11:00, 05/17/2019

|Richemontprofitmissesestimatesasonlineacquisitionsweigh Richemont reported full-year operating profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as the company consolidated its acquisitions of online platforms YNAP and Watchfinder....
11:00, 05/17/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Police Commander Texted Officer That Eric Garner's Death Was 'No Big Deal' The police commander in charge at the time of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD officers in 2014 texted his subordinate that the death was “no big deal,” according to the New York Times....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Everlane's Beloved Performance Chinos Now Come In Short Form Everlane put its best pants forward earlier this year with its new Performance Chino, which boasted the comfort and four way stretch of “active” pants, without the weird, crinkly, technical-looking fabric that had come to define the genre....
11:00, 05/17/2019

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

Kentucky 22-month-old survives nearly three days alone in the wilderness (WLEX/NBC News) A Kentucky toddler who disappeared Sunday evening was found alive Wednesday afternoon not far from his home after a massive multi-agency search. Kenneth Neil Howard, just 22 months old, was last seen about 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The child ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. Monday, the garden was trashed by vandals. Pots and plants smashed, benches turned over and graffiti on...
11:00, 05/17/2019

CVS to test unregulated vitamins and dietary supplements CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday that it will require independent testing on all the vitamins and supplements sold in its almost 10,000 stores to assure customers that they are getting what they think they are. The testing, which will look at safety ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Mountain View HS celebrates National College Signing Day TUCSON – Mountain View High School will host their annual College Signing Day on Friday. The event will be held at 9 a.m. at Mountain View High School (Auditorium), located at 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor for Regional and ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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

Woman seen pushing elderly man off Las Vegas bus posts bail LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The woman accused of pushing an elderly man off a bus in Las Vegas has posted bail and is currently under house arrest, according to police. According to the police report, on March 21, 74-year-old Serge Fournier was riding an RTC ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

4 the Weekend: ‘Meet the Chefs’ happening Sunday MUSIC Hunter Hayes Tuesday May 21 The Rialto 7 p.m. Hunter Hayes has a show at the Rialto Tuesday night. Tickets starts at $30. #CloserToYouTour is OFFICIALLY ON SALE NOW! SO ready to see you guys on the road. Tickets here… https://t.co/LQiWiV...
11:00, 05/17/2019

The Next Evolution of Online Shopping Is Letting a Bot Buy You Underwear Online retailers are engaged in a constant, all-consuming quest to make the process of buying stuff ever faster and more efficient and to remove as many barriers between you and the final click-confirmed purchase as possible. Amazon has experimented ...
11:34, 05/17/2019

Avoiding buzzwords: Eight alternatives to calling yourself ‘innovative’ It’s common to hear businesses describe themselves as “innovative.” Many companies strive for innovation in their products, services and marketing strategies. However, the term can be overused, resulting in a lack of impact. There a...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Flight Sim Developer Arrested For Selling F-16 Manuals [Update] A Russian national is currently being held in Weber County, Utah, after being arrested and charged with “conspiring against the United States, smuggling and violating the Arms Export Control Act”. All over what he claims are some manuals he was using...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Melania Trump’s parents would have struggled to come to the U.S. under Trump’s immigration plan The first lady, who immigrated from Slovenia in 1996 for modeling, likely brought her parents over through a family unification process that Trump wants to limit....
12:17, 05/17/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research....
12:17, 05/17/2019

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

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress...
12:34, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words World share markets suffered a fresh bout of risk aversion on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain whipped the pound towards its worst week since October....
12:34, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defence missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news: EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Tall chip tale? Huawei's backup plans leave experts unconvinced Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be "hard to replace"....
12:34, 05/17/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Practical steps needed to save Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Zarif The remaining signatories of Iran's nuclear deal should act to save the accord as "supportive statements" are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian state media before leaving Japan on his way to China....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Jeremy Corbyn Says Brexit Talks Have ‘Gone as Far as They Can’ The Labour leader noted in a letter that “the increasing weakness and instability of your government means there cannot be confidence in securing whatever might be agreed between us.”...
13:00, 05/17/2019

After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Nissan says Saikawa to remain as CEO, Renault chief to join board Japan's Nissan Motor Co said on Friday it would keep Hiroto Saikawa as its chief executive, while bringing in the boss of alliance partner Renault to its board....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Update to Gboard makes it more visually appealing Google is pushing out an update to the Gboard virtual keyboard app for Android users. This includes support for Emoji 12.0, but only for those whose phones are running on Android Q. Some of the new emoji available includes an Otter, a service dog, a ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

With a true 5G phone now available, Verizon's next-gen network hits a milestone Back in March, AT&T's real mobile 5G network (not the 5G Evolution service which is really LTE-Advanced) was the first in the U.S. to hit a download data speed of 1Gbps. Roughly six weeks later, the network hit a fresh peak with a download data speed...
13:00, 05/17/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
13:00, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left us with no choice’....
13:00, 05/17/2019

| Osaka pulls out of Rome in French Open scare World No 1 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Italian Open before Thursday's quarter-finals with injury just a week before the start of the French Open....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Morocco says it's cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain The North African kingdom of Morocco is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seeking to use it as a springboard to get to Europe, stopping about 25,000 attempts to reach Spain so far this year, mainly via the Strait of Gibraltar....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
13:17, 05/17/2019

More people will soon be able to use their vacation days to pay off student debt What’s more valuable — getting out of debt or getting away? Soon more workers will have the opportunity to make that calculation. PTO Exchange, a platform that allows employers to give workers the ability to put the monetary value of their vacation d...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales consume more alcohol than drinkers elsewhere. (Britons...
13:17, 05/17/2019

What you need to know about Boeing's 737 Max crisis Boeing's fast-selling 737 Max planes have been grounded worldwide since mid-March following two fatal crashes of the aircraft within five months of one another. Boeing and the FAA are now facing numerous investigations....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost-cutting plan Elon Musk, in an email to employees, said Tesla's net proceeds from its recent stock and debt offering gave the company only 10 months to achieve breakeven at the rate it burned cash in the first quarter....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other financial services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Millennial Home Buyers Might Never Come Knocking There has been talk for a while about how millennials would reinvigorate the housing market, and so far they haven’t. Several factors are keeping home buying rates lower among the cohort than earlier generations at the same age....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Smog spikes in North China in first four months of 2019: ministry Air pollution in major regions of northern China increased during the first four months of 2019, the environment ministry said on Friday, raising fears that regions have eased curbs on industry to halt the smog amid concerns about a slowing economy....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka is the monster Tiger Woods created Tiger inspired a generation of golfers. Now one is out to stop him. Say hello to Brooks Koepka, the man standing in Tiger's -- and everyone else's -- way....
14:17, 05/17/2019

Croatia’s WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia’s divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
14:17, 05/17/2019

Microsoft is prepping a new Surface Pro 6 variant for heavy multitaskers on a budget After Microsoft waited almost two years to upgrade the 2015-released Surface Pro 4 and another 16 months to revise the 2017 generation of the popular 2-in-1 tablet, it's hard to predict when a Surface Pro 7 might see daylight. That could happen in ju...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Verizon has the big-battery Moto G7 Power on sale at a 50 percent discount For a mid-range device, the Moto G7 Power is certainly shining in the US carrier support department, with official availability ranging from Verizon to T-Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Metro in addition to the typical slew of major authorized retailer...
14:34, 05/17/2019

What's behind the Kansas City Chiefs' brutal history of domestic violence? With domestic violence, the Kansas City Chiefs have a history of tragedy, second chances and even letting a player play after being sentenced to jail        ...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Plans for NFL turf field at park site dropped Dayton, Ohio has called off plans to build a turf field at a local park after non-invasive archaeological testing found evidence of "potentially prehistoric" items in the soil        ...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Add ‘Surprise Billing’ to U.S. Health Care Worries A rare point of potential common ground for U.S. President Donald Trump and members of Congress from both parties has emerged on the topic of medical bills. Much of the debate over health care in America -- which unlike most rich nations doesn’t prov...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Facebook job offers 'shunned by top talent after data scandal' Recruiters reportedly say social network has suffered major decline in interest from top US schoolsThe fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to hurt Facebook as candidates turn down job offers from what was once considered one of the...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Holy mackerel! Robert Pattinson set to land Batman role Harry Potter and Twilight star Pattinson said to be frontrunner for part in The Batman, replacing Ben AffleckRobert Pattinson is set to take over from Ben Affleck as the next actor to play Batman, according to reports.Variety states that Pattinson is...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Baby with spina bifida receives pioneering keyhole surgery Jaxson Sharp has spine repaired while in the womb, in first for UK surgeonsFor the first time in the UK, doctors have performed pioneering keyhole surgery to repair the spine of a baby suffering from spina bifida while still in the womb.Surgeons from...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bou...
14:51, 05/17/2019

'It helps people feel more confident': the rise of women-only clubs Co-working spaces such as Blooming Founders seek to break the mould for self-employed womenWhen 32-year-old Kylie Griffiths wants to unwind, she heads to the sea. The Londoner loves the city she grew up in, but says it can quickly become claustrophob...
14:51, 05/17/2019

South Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has decided to allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative government in 2016 following a North Korean nuclear test....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Plane crash near Dubai International Airport kills four DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world’s busiest airport for international travel for nearly an hour...
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led House is set to debate the sweeping abortion bill...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and the heavyweight division The post Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Garmin's latest GPS is designed for off-road explorers With GPS now a basic cell phone feature, and more vehicles rolling off the production lines with built-in satnav systems, the role of standalone satellite-navigation devices is diminishing. Why have an extra bit of kit in your car that needs addition...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7 Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday. She was 7....
15:00, 05/17/2019

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

Are specialty travel clothes worth the extra cost? Travel clothes are specialty attire – belts, dresses, hats, pants and vests – that can cost 30% to 50% more than comparable department store clothes.        ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

JTED student overcomes obstacles to graduate TUCSON – JTED is a program in Pima County that offers tuition-free career and technical education (CTE) programs to high school students. Students can take Pima JTED classes on the career they want to be in and when they graduate, they are a st...
15:17, 05/17/2019

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Ashraf Ghani likely to stay on as Afghan president after term ends President Ghani's current term in office is due to end next week — four months ahead of the next presidential elections. His opponents are calling for a caretaker government, but Ghani is refusing to step down....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Inside Keanu Reeves' Inscrutable Private World: Tragedy, Motorcycles and Epic Movie Stardom When Keanu Reeves was asked the other night, "What do you think happens when we die?" interviewer Stephen Colbert probably wasn't expecting such a deep--or assured--answer from the......
15:34, 05/17/2019

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

Long-time Pennsylvania home of Arnold Palmer for sale at $880,000 The long-time home of Arnold Palmer in Unity Township, Pa., near Latrobe, is for sale. It is listed for $880,000.        ...
15:51, 05/17/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Can Kevin Lee cut it at welterweight? Rafael dos Anjos is a former UFC lightweight champion who is struggling at welterweight. Kevin Lee, once a top contender at 155 pounds, is now hoping to make his move upward at 170....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Ringside Seat: Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale don't like each other -- for real The rivalry between Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale is growing with every comment they make ahead of their heavyweight title fight. But what will ultimately matter is whose hand gets raise on Saturday. Here's everything you need to know....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Pinterest shares tumble as profit seen elusive Pinterest Inc's shares slumped as much as 17% on Friday after the online scrapbook company's disappointing annual forecast shook investors' faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says he feels 'more confusion than sadness' after rupturing Achilles Ruben Loftus-Cheek has spoken for the first time since suffering a season-ending injury, with the Chelsea midfielder confirming that his surgery was a success....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel roast Bill de Blasio over 2020 bid Bill de Blasio’s longshot presidential aspirations became fodder for late-night television on both coasts Thursday night. In their respective roasts, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert pointed to a recent poll that showed 76 percent of New Yorkers don’...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says its missiles can hit US warships DUBAI — A deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday. Th...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Victoria Beckham’s New Graffiti Tee Is Inspired By School Leavers’ Shirts “I don’t remember exactly what was written on my school shirt – it was a while ago! – but I love that it’s still an expressive rite of passage,” the designer tells Vogue...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Huawei: 'All options are on the table' Huawei said Thursday it has not ruled out legal action to resolve a growing crisis with the Trump administration following the Commerce Department's decision Wednesday to place the Chinese tech giant on a trading blacklist....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to protect abortion rights – live Massachusetts senator and 2020 candidate unveiled plan after Alabama’s near-total abortion ban passed Tuesday nightSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.24pm BST Courts remain the main avenue for pro-choice groups to challenge anti-...
16:34, 05/17/2019

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

Trump Delays Auto Tariffs in Press for Deal With Japan, Europe President Trump stepped back from opening yet another front in a global trade war by delaying tariffs on automobiles until later this year as his administration presses for deals with Europe and Japan...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Iran says 'concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that China, Russia and other countries must take "concrete action" to save the 2015 nuclear agreement....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Racing action in full swing in England with the Derby just two weeks away With the Derby and Royal Ascot coming right up, racing action is hot and heavy in England. The Japanese Oaks is Sunday in Tokyo, while Hong Kong's season is winding down as summer sets in....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Iguodala locks down Lillard in closing seconds as Warriors rally for Game 2 win Andre Iguodala clamped Damian Lillard in the final seconds as the Golden State Warriors picked up a 114-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 2....
16:51, 05/17/2019

'Game of Thrones' blazed a trail for TV over the last decade, but it is the last show of its kind The TV industry has changed a lot since "Game of Thrones" first aired in 2011 — streaming services have come to rival cable services, consumers binge episodes instead of waiting for them weekly and the number of shows available has nearly doubled....
16:51, 05/17/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Big Companies Pay CEOs for Good Performance---and Bad Median pay for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies rose to $12.4 million— a post-recession record—even as performance fell to a new low, with a stock-market return of minus 5.8%....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Overstock CEO defends personal stock sale after shareholders question move Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne on Friday hit out at shareholders who questioned the sale of a portion of his stake in the company, after the online retailer's shares plunged on Wednesday following the disclosure of his move....
17:17, 05/17/2019

This isn’t first time the Yankees wanted Kendrys Morales Fifteen years ago this coming December, the Yankees fantasized about Kendrys Morales’ swing taking advantage of playing 81 home games at Yankee Stadium. Morales was a switch-hitting free-agent first baseman from Cuba via the Dominican Republic and th...
17:17, 05/17/2019

‘What the hell is going on?’: Former Jets stunned by Mike Maccagnan firing One-time Jets teammates Willie Colon and Nick Mangold had almost the same reaction as fans and the NFL community at the stunning news the team was moving on from canning general manager Mike Maccagnan less than three weeks after the NFL draft. “What ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

PM Modi Responds To TIME Magazine Cover Calling Him "Divider-In-Chief" Prime Minister Narendra Modi today responded to the TIME magazine cover calling him "India's Divider In Chief" and asking whether India can endure five more years of his government....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee Doing Didigiri, Lost Her Mental Balance: Vijay Rupani Slamming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the violence at BJP chief Amit Shah's Kolkata road-show, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said she had lost her mental balance and was......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's First Ever Press Conference: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appeared in his first ever press conference. BJP chief Amit Shah was also present. "Our democracy is a vibrant one, full of goodness," PM Modi said....
17:17, 05/17/2019

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen’s capital UN refugee agency says it is ‘deeply saddened’ by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at least six dead, in Yemen’s capital...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Meet the dog thespians of 'A Dog's Journey,' a canine method-acting masterclass 'A Dog's Journey' follows one dog's spirit as it is reincarnated through many precious pooches. Meet the stars of this animal acting tour de force.        ...
17:34, 05/17/2019

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of female empowerment....
17:34, 05/17/2019

Euro Papers: Liverpool 'certain' to snatch Portuguese wonderkid for free "Local Portuguese newspaper Journal de Madeira reckon Liverpool are \u0027certain\u0027 to see off competition and snap up 18-year-old ace Andre Cardoso - on a free transfer - this summer..."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Manchester United's transfer targets: You probably won't win anything with kids "Manchester United have been linked with young, British players, and with the launch of their nostalgic kit for next season, they are risking missing the lessons of the past."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

UEFA defends Baku Europa League final after Arsenal letter "UEFA have defended their decision to stage the Europa League final in Baku following a letter from finalists Arsenal, who sought an explanation from European soccer\u0027s governing body because of the inconvenience caused to their travelling fans."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Cazorla earns Spain recall after resurgence at Villarreal "Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla earned a surprise recall on Friday to the Spain national squad for the first time in four years following a nightmare run of injuries."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump’s skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the ba...
17:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

Grumpy Cat dies at the age of seven Grumpy Cat, the adorably grouchy-looking meme machine kitty, has passed away. The family of the dearly departed cat said she suffered complications from a urinary tract infection. She died on Tuesday at the age of seven....
17:51, 05/17/2019

The First Details on the CW's Epic Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover The Goon movie lives. The Tick is searching for a new home. AMC is exploring a new sci-fi anthology series about true love. Akiva Goldsman sets his sights on another comic book universe. Plus, new details on Disenchantment’s return, a creepy new look...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
18:00, 05/17/2019

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

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

The Latest: Ordnance team on scene of California F-16 crash RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an F-16 fighter jet in Southern California (all times local): 9:05 a.m. A military official says an explosive ordnance disposal detail is on the scene of an F-16 fighter jet crash in Southern Califo...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Sheriff Back At Work Following DUI Indictment BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Breckinridge County Sheriff Todd Pate, who was recently indicted on a DUI charge, is back on the job. Pate was charged with wanton endangerment, tampering with evidence, and DUI after a crash. Police say he ha...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Panthers sign free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed free agent wide receiver Aldrick Robinson to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not announced Friday. Robinson played in 14 games last season with the Vikings and had 17 receptions fo...
18:17, 05/17/2019