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'April’s BETI figure is a major change in direction and indicates that after the dismal first quarter of 2019, the economy is making great strides into positive territory...

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OVPD arrest student after threat towards local high school ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – A 15-year-old is under arrest after an investigation into a threat made towards Canyon Del Oro High School. Wednesday morning, OVPD received reports of a threat made over the internet telling students to not attend school th...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Monsoon or non-soon? Is there still hope for Monsoon 2019? 2019 started off strong in the weather department with above-average precipitation. However, things took a turn during monsoon with very few storms in the Tucson Metro. This is a time of year when Tucson is supposed to receive about half of its yearl...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Tucson man convicted for first-degree murder after 3-year-old son starved to death TUCSON – The father who allegedly starved his son to death in 2014 was convicted in connection to the case Wednesday morning. Martin Barreras Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of  Martin Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord...
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City of Tucson to hold household hazardous waste collection day Don’t know what to with household hazardous waste? City of Tucson Environmental Services Department will be holding a collection day event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Sept. 7 at  Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd. The department say...
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Bunny or bird? New viral video splits the internet TUCSON – Blue and back or white and gold? Yanny or Laurel? These questions may seem a bit odd, but once upon a time, the answers to this question divided the internet. Now in 2019, the newest internet riddle has begun to take its course in work...
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'Bombshell': How much do Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman resemble their Fox News figures? Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman take on Fox News personalities in "Bombshell." See how closely the actors resemble their real-life counterparts:        ...
12:00, 08/22/2019

'Burn' trailer: Josh Hutcherson, Tilda Cobham-Harvey star in dark drama Tilda Cobham-Harvey, Suki Waterhouse and Josh Hutcherson star in the dark drama "Burn," written and directed by Mike Gan.        ...
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'Lady and the Tramp': Monte the dog goes from shelter to movie mutt starring role The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped. Meet the shelter rescue dog who is now starring as Tramp.        ...
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'A Dog's Journey' bloopers: Watch what happens when a squirrel drives the dog stars nuts Shooting with real pooches in "A Dog's Journey" leads to unexpected moments, such as when a squirrel dropped in. More from the home release bloopers.        ...
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If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to the Chinese city of Shenzhen for a birthday celebration....
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American-born Israeli woman, 25, detained in Russia for 4 months over 9 grams of cannabis A 25-year-old woman with dual American and Israeli citizenship has been behind bars in Russia since April after authorities allegedly found nine grams of cannabis in her luggage while she was traveling....
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GCSE results day 2019: Top grades rise for second year in a row after exam shake-up More than one in five (20.8 per cent) UK GCSE entries scored one of the three top grades this year The proportion receiving the top grades - at least a 7 or an A grade - is the highest since 2015 Read our live updates here...
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South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29: YTN South Korea's Supreme Court will deliver a ruling on the bribery conviction of Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee on Aug. 29 in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of the country's then-president in 2017, broadcaster YTN said on Friday....
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MLB warns players about sex pills blamed for positive PED tests Major League Baseball has warned players of the "very real risk" of over-the-counter sexual enhancement pills which contain banned substances, according to media reports....
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China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a "repeat offender" when it comes to violating environmental regulations....
13:00, 08/22/2019

How ‘Sesame Street’ Started a Musical Revolution Fifty years ago, the television show united children’s education, puppetry and songs. Pop stars have been singing the Muppets’ tunes (and vice versa) ever since....
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Beyond Yoga x Amanda Kloots Collab Is On Point Dance Athleisure Wear We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Two......
13:34, 08/22/2019

Huawei Discussed Iran Business With Citi and BNP Paribas, Court Documents Show New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom giant’s alleged dealings in Iran, Syria and Sudan....
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Inmate violence up 50 per cent at London prison Wormwood Scrubs The number of assaults has risen sharply at a London prison involved in a flagship government violence-reduction project, the Ministry of Justice admitted today....
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‘Disintegration’ is a tactical shooter that questions transhumanism At a glance, Disintegration looks a tad generic. The battle-ready robots, dressed in fashionable jackets and scarves, feel like they were ripped straight out of a Destiny artbook. And there's a reason for that -- the game is being developed by H...
14:00, 08/22/2019

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn't touching anything, and then we can all fly back to 1995 and play Panzer Dragoon....
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Singapore forgoes Tesla's electric 'lifestyle' for buses Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk's criticism that the city-state is "unwelcome" to electric cars...
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Terminator T-800 and The Joker are coming to 'Mortal Kombat 11' Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios rounded out the list of Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack DLC characters with a pair of intriguing new fighters. The Terminator T-800 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger's likeness) and Batman's nemesis The Joker are...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase until cars received version 10 software with "smart summon"...
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As U.S. watchdog retreats, mortgage firms reprise cozy marketing arrangements U.S. mortgage firms are getting back into joint marketing and advertising arrangements, reviving a controversial practice that was effectively banned in the aftermath of the 2007-2008 subprime mortgage crisis....
14:00, 08/22/2019

WRAPUP 3-Banks call for order in Hong Kong as jewellers warn of trade fair dud Hong Kong banks published full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the Chinese-ruled city and international jewellers sought the rescheduling of a huge trade fair as weeks of pro-democracy protests showed no sign of let-up on Thursday....
14:00, 08/22/2019

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in East Asia....
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Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena to win U.S. Open "In the twilight of her remarkable career Serena Williams is more often the sentimental favourite rather than the bettors\u0027 choice but the 37-year-old American will be both as she heads to the U.S. Open chasing an elusive 24th record-equalling Gr...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an ambitious 10-year, $16.3tn national mobilization to avert climate catastrophe, warning that the US risk...
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Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year alone, 37,000 low income patients in Utah received subsidized family planning under Title X, the federa...
14:00, 08/22/2019

The murky life and death of Robert Maxwell – and how it shaped his daughter Ghislaine Was it murder? Suicide? Or just an accident? Almost 30 years before Jeffrey Epstein’s demise, Ghislaine Maxwell was caught up in another shocking and scandal-ridden mysteryAt one time, everyone knew where to find Ghislaine Maxwell. The former aide-de...
14:00, 08/22/2019

The best Stephen King movies … ranked! With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-screen versions of King’s terrifying talesCujo arguably has more thrills. Apt Pupil certainly has mor...
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Python wars: the snake epidemic eating away at Florida There are tens of thousands of pythons in the Florida wild, attacking animals and damaging ecosystems – and the quest to stop them has become a collective crusadeOn a Thursday afternoon in St Petersburg, Florida, Beth Koehler crouches over a cairn te...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Every G7 country should have a feminist foreign policy | Emma Watson, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Katja Iversen and Michael Kaufman We members of the G7’s Gender Equality Advisory Council are urging countries to ditch archaic and discriminatory laws and promote empowermentThe sheer tenacity of women raising their voices and organising for fundamental change has been, and will con...
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Walter Tull: football's hidden pioneer whose story everyone should know One of the first black professional players is too little celebrated and a trip to his ancestral home in Barbados was eye-openingWalter Tull. It’s a name every player and football fan should know. But in reality, few know the story of this incredible...
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Angel Has Fallen: is Gerard Butler Hollywood's weirdest action hero? Inane, profane and wholly humourless, the Fallen trilogy would be beyond redemption were it not for the thirsty work of its starThe many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics states that every possible outcome to every decision ever made will ea...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Danish PM ‘surprised and disappointed’ over cancelled Trump visit US president attacks comments as ‘nasty’ after calling off trip because Greenland not for saleThe Danish prime minister has said she is surprised and disappointed that Donald Trump has called off his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen’s ref...
14:00, 08/22/2019

Titanic explorers' dive reveals 'shocking' state of wreck First venture to the ship in 15 years finds that features have decayed completelyThe first dive to the Titanic in nearly 15 years has revealed “shocking” deterioration in the state of the wreck.An international team of explorers made five dives with ...
14:00, 08/22/2019

You need this one product to keep your furry friend safe The worst part about having a dog is leaving them home alone when you go to work. With Furbo, you can keep an eye on them all day long!       ...
14:34, 08/22/2019

This video of ‘Stranger Things 3’ Easter eggs will blow your mind Stranger Things is one of those rare shows that emerged out of nowhere, with little to no hype, and quickly became a mainstream sensation. Since the series debuted a little more than three years ago, the engaging sci-fi show has long been one of Netf...
14:34, 08/22/2019

Novak Djokovic: how a kid from war-torn Belgrade beat the odds Novak Djokovic was just 11 years old and asleep in his bed in Belgrade when a loud explosion, followed by the sound of shattering glass and air raid sirens woke him up....
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American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games The two US athletes who demonstrated during separate National Anthems at a regional sports competition earlier this month have been put on probation for 12 months....
14:34, 08/22/2019

Iran Displays Domestically Built Missile Defence System Iran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defence system on Thursday, at a time of rising tension with the United States....
14:34, 08/22/2019

‘Friedkin Uncut’ Review: An Acclaimed Director Accepts Many Compliments In a new documentary, Quentin Tarantino, Willem Dafoe and others genuflect at the altar of William Friedkin, the director behind “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist.”...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Teens plead not guilty in bloody assault of lesbian couple on bus Four teenage boys accused of viciously attacking a lesbian couple when the pair refused to kiss on a London bus pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. The group — who range in age from 15 to 17 — allegedly harassed Melania Geymonat, 28, and her girlfriend ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Cleveland cop allegedly filmed himself urinating on girl at school bus stop A Cleveland police officer was arrested for allegedly recording himself urinating on a 12-year-old girl while she was waiting for her school bus, according to a report. Officer Solomon Nhiwatiwa, 34, drove up to the minor last Friday in Euclid, Ohio ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

New images of the Titanic show ‘shocking’ decay Rose would be so disappointed. For the first time in nearly 15 years, footage has been captured by humans showing the wreck of the Titanic — and things aren’t looking good for the legendary ship. “Titanic is returning to nature,” said Par...
15:00, 08/22/2019

The Air Force is testing a new kind of headset that protects the user by transmitting sounds through their bones Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron US airmen at RAF Mildenhall are testing a new in-ear headset that uses the wearer's ear bones to transmit sounds. The new device is meant to protect the wearer's hearing while still allowing communic...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy o...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to clear and utilize the land, emboldened by the country's pro-business president....
15:00, 08/22/2019

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened....
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Poem: Brute Strength Skaja conjures the searing history of a jagged relationship, then mixes a tonic for it: images, elegies and invocations that let the speaker reinvent her human power....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Man arrested with huge arsenal of high-powered weapons; allegedly planning mass shooting California police arrested a man with several high-powered weapons they say was planning a mass shooting at a Long Beach hotel where he worked.        ...
15:34, 08/22/2019

Trump: Danish leader's words nasty, inappropriate President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has canceled his trip to Denmark after a "nasty" and "inappropriate" comment by Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, who earlier called Trump's idea to buy Greenland "absurd." (Aug. 21)   &...
15:34, 08/22/2019

Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks' President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls "loopholes" doesn't clear the way for more gun control. (Aug. 21)    &#...
15:34, 08/22/2019

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

Hickenlooper to run for Senate in Colorado, looking to oust GOP Sen. Gardner: report Former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who recently announced the end of his long-shot bid for the White House, has decided to enter Colorado’s Senate Democratic primary, targeting first-term GOP Sen. Cory Gardner in the 2020 general electi...
15:34, 08/22/2019

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential office said on Thursday....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Indonesia's central bank unexpectedly cuts rate for the second time in two months Bank Indonesia cut the 7-day reverse repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 5.5.%, surprising economists who were expecting the central bank to stay on hold....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Earn more than $250 an hour with these high paying independent jobs Shifting workplace norms and a tight labor market are giving employees the freedom to strike out on their own while raking in impressive sums, according to a new study from Upwork, which lists the most lucrative independent work in the U.S....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
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Monsoon Skin Diet: 5 Diet Tips To Get Glowing Skin This Rainy Season If you are fed up with your dry and dull skin this monsoon, we must tell you that there are plenty of natural ways in which you may get your sheen back....
16:00, 08/22/2019

SpotHero raises $50 million to bring underutilized parking spaces online Parking inventory and booking startup SpotHero announced that it's raised $50 million in a series D round, bringing its total raised to over $100 million.Read More...
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| What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France? There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occasion struck up the two nations' anthems....
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| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
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Manchester United cannot afford disappointment against Palace "When Manchester United face Crystal Palace on Saturday it will be a chance to examine whether two weaknesses of the side have really been addressed."...
16:00, 08/22/2019

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

Pose Reminds Us How Important Chosen Families Are As I’ve noted before, FX’s Pose not only entertains but is out here saving lives. That little young LGBTQ+ child who is confused about their existence and questioning their worth can now turn on their television or streaming service and be greeted wi...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Kawhi Leonard Donates One Million Backpacks to Students in Los Angeles: ‘This Felt Like the Right Way to Get Started’ Since signing with the Los Angeles Clippers in July, NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard has spent his summer acclimating to his new surroundings after crushing the hopes and dreams of Lakers fans throughout the city. But in his efforts to endear himself to ...
16:00, 08/22/2019

China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei executive be freed China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake Volkswagen said on Thursday it was not interested in taking a stake in Tesla , denying a media report that CEO Herbert Diess wanted to buy shares in the U.S. company to access its software and batteries technology....
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Volkswagen says it is not interested in buying a Tesla stake Volkswagen on Thursday denied a media report which suggested that the German carmaker was interested in buying a stake in United States electric car manufacturer Tesla....
16:34, 08/22/2019

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

Amazon Summer Sale is live - great deals on TVs, Kindles, gaming laptops, phones and more The Amazon Sale for those final end-of-summer deals is live now. Seeing as the summer weather looks like its making a comeback this weekend, you've probably got better things to be doing then sitting around scrolling through Amazon's length...
16:34, 08/22/2019

Android Q is officially named Android 10 Google has announced that Android Q will now come with an all-new, rather boring name: Android 10. This bucks the trend of Android operating systems being named after sweet foods, and marks a change in the naming direction going forward.In fact, the ...
16:34, 08/22/2019

Fitbit Versa 2 release date, price, news and leaks The Fitbit Versa 2 is likely on its way, so we're hopefully going to see a new fitness tracker/smartwatch hybrid very soon.Ever since Fitbit moved from simple fitness trackers like the Fitbit Alta, to decent smartwatches like the Fitbit Ionic an...
16:34, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Where'd the stocks go? NASDAQ CEO on Market Shrink The stock market is a much less crowded party than it used to be. NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman says these days more companies are choosing to stay private longer -- a trend that could threaten financial equality. (August 19)     ...
16:34, 08/22/2019

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

La Liga on TV in UK and Ireland: Will a deal be reached before Barcelona face Real Madrid? Fans of La Liga in UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition for the first three weeks, but there is still no deal in place to broadcast the competition for the remainder of the season....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Here's What The First Photo Of The Moon By Chandrayaan-2 Shows The first image of the Moon captured by Chandrayaan 2 was tweeted by space agency ISRO today. The image of the moon, ISRO says, was captured at a height of about 2,650 km from the Lunar surface and......
17:34, 08/22/2019

Trinamool Leader Accused Of Raping Woman Who Wanted "Cut Money" Returned A Trinamool leader and three of his accomplices have been accused of gang-raping a woman in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district for demanding that he return "cut money" she had paid in order to be made......
17:34, 08/22/2019

Nirav Modi To Remain In Custody In UK Prison Until September 19 Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and money laundering case, was on Thursday further remanded to......
17:34, 08/22/2019

A Film Career Built on Videotape (Sex and Lies, Too) On the 30th anniversary of “Sex, Lies and Videotape,” a look back at Steven Soderbergh’s first feature and how it changed the independent film landscape....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Will Argentina’s economy do the dead cat bounce? Argentina is about to default; again. It will be the ninth time in the past 200 years, and the Latin American sovereign is about to test its ability to survive beyond the ascribed mortality of cats....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Report: For DevOps inspiration, look to the retail sector An annual survey from DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) finds that the retail sector stands out for its software delivery and operational performance....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Taylor Swift promises to re-record music 'next year' after losing rights to Scooter Braun In an interview for CBS Sunday Morning, Taylor Swift confirms she plans to re-record her past songs in order to regain control from Scooter Braun.        ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Florida teen who was annoyed by a group chat threatens school shooting The 16-year-old girl was annoyed by her younger sister's busy group chat when she threatened to carry out a shooting.        ...
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Disgruntled cook had arsenal of guns, threatened mass shooting at Long Beach Marriott hotel, police say Police say they discovered multiple firearms, bullets and high-magazines at Rodolfo Montoya's home after he was arrested in Huntington Beach, Calif.        ...
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Watch: 'Bachelor in Paradise's' Demi Burnett on coming out: 'I was just being myself' "Bachelor in Paradise" star Demi Burnett explained on "Good Morning America" Thursday how it felt to come out as bi-sexual and present the first same-sex relationship ever on the series....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants Wells Fargo to Explain Fees on Closed Accounts The senator from Massachusetts wrote to the bank, asking for information on its account closure practices and overdraft fees as described in a New York Times article....
18:00, 08/22/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. lawmakers say tariffs on EU olive oil pit Trump trade policy against demand U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative's Office not to impose new import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could lead to an olive oil shortage and higher prices in the United States....
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UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since Nov 2016 -Freddie Mac Borrowing costs on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to their lowest levels since November 2016, in line with the recent decline in bond yields because of trade and recession fears, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
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John Elway reveals Dupuytren's contracture diagnosis, promotes awareness for hand condition John Elway is part of a national awareness campaign for Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that prevents curled fingers from being straightened.       ...
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Aaron Rodgers shows he's big into denim, wears 'Canadian tuxedo' prior to Winnipeg game Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, who has shown a penchant for denim, proudly rocked a "Canadian tuxedo" for the team's trip to Winnipeg to play the Raiders.       ...
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Big favorites at sportsbooks for second time in 10 days, Houston Astros let down bettors again The Houston Astros closed as high as -600 at some sportsbooks, but the Detroit Tigers used two solo homers to beat them, 2-1, on Wednesday.       ...
18:34, 08/22/2019

MLB home run craziness: 34 players have already set career bests – with six weeks remaining As home runs fly at a record rate, MLB players are shattering their career-highs – with more than a month remaining.       ...
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Report: Sprint star Christian Coleman could face ban after three missed drug tests Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, according to Associated Press.       ...
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Theft charge dropped in Tennessee against Cards assistant Louisville assistant coach Cortney Braswell back with program after dismissal of felony theft charge against him in Tennessee       ...
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Kompany changes match-day role after Anderlecht's poor start Player-coach Vincent Kompany is giving up some match-day duties for Anderlecht after a winless start in the Belgian league       ...
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"Let Him Carry On His Good Form": Ganguly Suggests Rohit As Test Opener Rohit Sharma was in sensational form on top of the batting line-up during World Cup 2019 and Sourav Ganguly feels that he should also be used as an opener in Test cricket....
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PKL 7: Puneri Paltan Thrash Bengaluru Bulls, Jaipur Edge Tamil Thalaivas Puneri Paltan beat defending champions Bengaluru Bulls 31-23 while Jaipur Pink Panthers edged Tamil Thalaivas 28-26 in a closely-contested encounter....
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Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is the first and Macron the latter....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Corbyn calls urgent meeting on tactics to halt no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has invited the leaders of other political parties from across parliament to an urgent meeting to discuss "all tactics available" to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
18:34, 08/22/2019

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

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for workers and stronger unions....
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Police: California man planned mass shooting at hotel Police arrested a California man in possession of a cache of weapons, ammunition and tactical gear for threatening to commit a mass shooting at a hotel where he was employed as a cook....
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New all-electric Peugeot e-208 on sale now News 22 Aug, 2019 The pure-electric e-208 supermini looks set to upstage the Renault Zoe with a 211-mile range and a starting price of £25,050...
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Body of missing wealthy Polish film producer is found Polish minister says rescuers have found the body of celebrity businessman who went missing over the weekend after falling from his motorboat into a lake...
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India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after government revoked its statehood...
19:34, 08/22/2019

ITF postpones Pakistan-India Davis Cup series The International Tennis Federation has postponed next month's Davis Cup series between India and Pakistan because of the recent political tension over the disputed territory of Kashmir        ...
19:34, 08/22/2019

Chevy's 2020 Bolt EV will pack a longer 259-mile range Chevy hasn't tweaked the Bolt EV much since its introduction, but an impending refresh could be welcome by giving drivers what they often crave: more range. The EPA has rated the 2020 Bolt EV as delivering 259 miles of range, up substantially f...
19:34, 08/22/2019

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

Customers Handed Over Their DNA. The Company Let the FBI Take a Look. Millions of consumers have bought home-test kits, including 1.5 million from FamilyTreeDNA. How that data is used is largely left up to the companies; “We were talking about horrendous crimes. So I made the decision.”...
20:00, 08/22/2019

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is fending off unions with tweets, training videos and new hires....
20:00, 08/22/2019

UK should cut vehicle use to hit zero-carbon target, say MPs Scathing report says Tory governments have held back progress on clean energy goalsThe government should discourage personal vehicle use and reward energy-efficient homebuilding to meet its legally binding target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour as Randy Owen battles migraines, vertigo Alabama postponed the remaining of its 50th anniversary tour due to singer and guitarist Randy Owen's continued battle with cluster migraines and vertigo.        ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Liverpool reveal plan to increase Anfield’s capacity to beyond 60,000 • Club ditch original plans for ‘ambitious’ new proposal• Expansion will take place at Anfield Road end of stadiumLiverpool have confirmed they are to abandon current plans to redevelop Anfield in favour of a more ambitious scheme that will increase ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

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

Johnny Sexton to miss Ireland’s World Cup warm-up against England • Fly-half has been recovering from thumb strain• Ross Byrne gets chance with Joey Carbery on the sidelinesJohnny Sexton will miss on Ireland’s World Cup warm-up against England at Twickenham on Saturday.The British and Irish Lions fly-half sat out t...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Think About Your Finances in Terms of What You're Not Buying A lot of us think about our money in terms of what it can get us. When we’re earning X (or when we’ve saved X), we can purchase Y. But if you’re working towards long-term wealth—whether for financial security, financial independence, or retirement—i...
20:00, 08/22/2019

| No nuclear talks if US 'hostile military moves' continue - North Korea North Korea said on Thursday it has "no interest" in dialogue unless Washington stops "escalating hostile military moves", as a senior US envoy visited Seoul with an eye on reviving nuclear talks with Pyongyang....
20:34, 08/22/2019

The Fed is divided over how to deal with economic headwinds Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell could offer clues on the path forward when he delivers a speech Friday that will be intensely watched by investors and economists....
20:34, 08/22/2019

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

Nicole Byer will host your Nailed It! party for one million dollars Some parents will go all out for their child’s birthday party. For Nailed It! stans, that includes putting an offer out to the show’s host, Nicole Byer, to come host the whole she-bang. Byer tweeted about the phenomenon recently, saying she’d host th...
20:34, 08/22/2019

NFL 2019: Mahomes encore could depend on defensive makeover NFL 2019: Patrick Mahomes is coming off a 50-touchdown first season as a starter and for an encore he'd like to lead the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl in 50 years       ...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Man Arrested For Dumping Dirt On Car. His Girlfriend Was Inside A man in Florida, USA, has been arrested for dumping a mound of dirt on a car that his girlfriend drove to his place of work. Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post last Thursday......
20:34, 08/22/2019

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

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. efforts to bolster mutual security cooperation with tw...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Measles cases in Texas could skyrocket due to unvaccinated children, study finds Large measles outbreaks could be more commonplace in Texas communities as an increasing number of children in the state show up to school unvaccinated, a new study claims. ...
20:34, 08/22/2019

‘Queer Eye’ fans trash Karamo for calling Sean Spicer a ‘sweet guy’ The controversial choice of former White House press secretary Sean Spicer for this season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” already caused longtime host Tom Bergeron to speak out, calling it “a slap in the face.” Now it’s sowing discord among fans o...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Critics say ‘It Chapter 2’ starring Bill Hader deserves an Oscar It isn’t often that critics go nuts over a sequel — or a sequel to a horror movie, for that matter. But early praise for “It Chapter 2,” which will star “SNL” alum Bill Hader, confirms that the second act just might be b...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Hunter’s bones turned to ‘mush’ after alligator attacked him Justin Perchalski was taking part in a night hunt at a swamp near his home in Palm Bay, Florida, when an alligator tried to drag him out of his boat and into the water....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Would you name your child Pumpkin Spice? One in three parents would for this The vast majority of Americans love pumpkin spice so much that they’d be willing to sign a petition to allow the flavor to be available throughout the year, according to a new survey. Seventy-nine percent would be willing to add their name to t...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Ms. Nevada: I was stripped of beauty crown because I support Trump The pro-Trump winner of Ms. Nevada 2019 claims she was stripped of her title — and kicked out of the upcoming Ms. America pageant — for supporting conservative views in social media. Katie Williams, 29, who was crowned in April, said in a...
21:00, 08/22/2019

A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could ‘lead to human extinction’ The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The New York Times. There are 20 supervolcanoes on Earth that represent that greatest natural threat to hum...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Ex-porn star Jenni Lee found living homeless in Las Vegas tunnel A down-on-her-luck porn star has been found living in a massive tunnel that stretches for miles underneath the Las Vegas strip. The gaunt-looking and filthy woman – identified in reports as former X-rated actress Jenni Lee – was discovere...
21:34, 08/22/2019

20 jail workers subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein suicide probe The probe into the Manhattan jail suicide of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has intensified, with as many as 20 corrections workers getting slapped with grand jury subpoenas, according to a report. Among those being hauled into court are ...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Trump to honor Celtics legend Bob Cousy at White House Boston Celtics legend Bob Cousy will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — Thursday afternoon at the White House. President Trump will present the award to the 91-year-old NBA Hall of F...
21:34, 08/22/2019

What a 20 million-year-old monkey skull reveals about the evolution of human brains A rare, palm-size, 20 million-year-old fossil skull from an extinct monkey that was discovered high in the Andes Mountains is helping researchers learn more about the evolution of the human brain. The fossilized skull is the only known specimen of th...
21:34, 08/22/2019

| Cheetahs change it up for WP Currie Cup showdown The Free State Cheetahs have named their line-up to face Western Province in a Currie Cup encounter at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein this weekend....
21:34, 08/22/2019

| Sundowns, Pirates face daunting African challenges Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates are among five former CAF Champions League trophy-holders trailing by one goal in fixtures coming up this weekend....
21:34, 08/22/2019

Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor – live news Trump’s former press secretary will make her debut appearance next month on the president’s favorite show, Fox & FriendsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.22pm BST Mark Hamill, best known for playing Luke Skywalker in the original...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable” to a Brexit deal and urged Boris Johnson to set out his proposed alternatives as soon as possible, ...
21:34, 08/22/2019

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

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep d...
21:34, 08/22/2019

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

Kia Seltos vs MG Hector vs Hyundai Creta: Price Comparison The Kia Seltos enters in a highly competitive segment which also has models like the MG Hector, Tata Harrier and its own sister model, the Hyundai Creta. The Kia Seltos looks to be a wholesome package......
22:00, 08/22/2019

Kia Seltos Compact SUV Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 9.69 Lakh The Kia Seltos has been finally launched in India and it starts a new inning for the Korean carmaker in our market. Kia is offering the Seltos in 16 variants and three engine and four transmission......
22:00, 08/22/2019

|SouthAfricatoseekbudgetspendingcutsasdebtclimbs South Africa is seeking to cut government budgets as it moves to contain debt after promising billions of rands to rescue its power utility and a weak economy damps tax collection....
22:00, 08/22/2019

USTA accused of cheating city out of $300K ahead of US Open What a racket! The United States Tennis Association cheated the city out of more than $300,000 in rent by under-reporting its revenues by at least $31 million, according to a blistering report by the City Comptroller released as the organization hold...
22:00, 08/22/2019

NJ murder victim was stabbed multiple times by co-worker: court docs The New Jersey accountant charged in the lunch-break slaying of his co-worker allegedly stabbed the victim several times — then fretted to colleagues about being arrested, according to new court papers. Employees at marketing firm Engine Group ...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD a...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Rain and cooler temperatures on the way! TUCSON – Few afternoon storms possible, especially south and east of Tucson! Better chance for the rest of us tomorrow and into the weekend.  Today: Mix of sun and clouds with isolated storms during the afternoon (20%). High: 105° Tonight: Par...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Solar drives Fifth Third to add investment bankers Fifth Third is the latest US regional bank to grasp an opportunity to build out its investment bank, by bolting new expertise on to an area in which it already has a strong presence....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Doing housework could substantially lower risk of ‘early death,’ study says Doing light physical activity such as cooking or washing dishes each day is enough to substantially lower the risk of early death, a study suggests. Researchers say people can raise their chances of living a longer life by moving just a little bit mo...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Oh Good, White House Reportedly Considering Dystopian Plan to Try to Detect the Next Mass Shooter As President Donald Trump pays lip service to mental health instead of actually addressing America’s abysmal gun laws, a new report indicates the administration has reacted positively to a proposal to create a new federal agency tasked with identifyi...
22:00, 08/22/2019

American man on trial for killing hotel worker in Anguilla fears for life: attorney The attorney of an American man facing manslaughter charges in the death of a resort worker in Anguilla says prosecutors are knowingly putting her client's life in danger by demanding he show up in person to every procedural hearing despite credible ...
22:00, 08/22/2019

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

Vegan Australian parents spared jail after ‘completely inadequate’ diet left baby malnourished An Australian couple who put their baby on a strict vegan diet that left her malnourished and suffering from long-term medical issues avoided a jail sentence on Thursday....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Lightning strike in Poland, heavy thunderstorm blamed for several deaths, injuries in Tatra Mountains Several people are dead and a dozen reported injured after lightning struck during a thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains, officials said. ...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your WiFi network The best Wi-Fi extenders will ensure that your wireless network reaches every nook and cranny of your home or office, especially if you’re trying to cover a substantial space. In this list you'll discover the very best Wi-Fi extenders tha...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Melbourne loses 15,000 megalitres of water annually from logging, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on 15,000 megalitres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,0...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Opel's junior rally championship goes electric from 2020 Opel has launched what it believes is the first rally championship for electric cars, replacing its flagship junior series with the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup for the Corsa-e from 2020...
22:34, 08/22/2019

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

Jack Miller turned down KTM MotoGP offer after Johann Zarco's exit Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller says it was "tough" to turn down an opportunity to join KTM's factory roster for 2020 following Johann Zarco's early exit...
22:34, 08/22/2019

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

Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space A crew of veteran U.S. astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a manned mission to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft, which could also be used to take tourists into space on future missions....
22:34, 08/22/2019

The Friends Gang Almost Included an Older Friend to Be There for ‘More Mature’ Viewers With just a month to go until the 25th anniversary of the Friends premiere, fans are gearing up to celebrate a quarter century of kicking it with the Central Perk gang. For viewers, Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Monica (Courteney Cox), Phoebe (Lisa Kudr...
22:34, 08/22/2019

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

Remembering Peter Fonda as a Counterculture Star Peter Fonda was the son of old Hollywood royalty, and although he rejected the mantle of tinselly fame he stood to inherit from his father Henry Fonda, his own personal glamour was always something to behold. Fonda, who died on Aug. 16 at age 79, got...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Salman Rushdie’s Quichotte Is a Fantastical Dream Within a Dream Quichotte, the Booker Prize long-listed 14th novel from Salman Rushdie, is pitched as a “Don Quixote for the modern age,” but the book–a brilliant, funny, world-encompassing wonder–is a far more ambitious exercise than mere ho...
22:34, 08/22/2019

A New Novel Sees Beyond the Abstraction of Today’s Refugee Stories After two summers volunteering in a refugee center in Athens as thousands of families flooded into Greece, Christy Lefteri found herself wondering what it means to see, and be seen. From the question sprang her second novel, which follows Nuri, a Syr...
22:34, 08/22/2019

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
22:34, 08/22/2019

Identical photons generated 150 million kilometers apart Enlarge / A nearby source of quantum photons. (credit: NOAA) Up until the mid-20th century, light was pretty ordinary. Yes, it was both a particle and a wave, but it didn’t do anything very weird. Then scientists, under-employed after the end of Wo...
23:34, 08/22/2019

U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Comcast Corp, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile Us In...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Marvel trio Kevin Feige, Jon Favreau, and Jeph Loeb to be honored at Saturn Awards The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films will give awards to Kevin Feige, Jon Favreau, and Jeph Loeb at their 45th annual awards ceremony in September....
23:34, 08/22/2019

India, Pak Should Resolve Kashmir Bilaterally: French President Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his......
23:34, 08/22/2019

Fast-Track Probe, Trial Of Sexual Offences Against Minors: Amit Shah Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday asked state chief secretaries to device a mechanism to ensure that investigation and trial in sexual offences like rape against girls under the age of 12 are......
23:34, 08/22/2019

Supreme Court To Hear P Chidambaram's Plea On Anticipatory Bail Tomorrow Former Union Minister P Chidambaram's plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict dismissing his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case will be heard by the Supreme Court on Friday....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken debris on a GoPro camera....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Britain answers China claim consulate employee engaged prostitutes China's latest claim a British consulate officer is being detained in the mainland for "soliciting prostitutes" is being met with demands for more information....
23:34, 08/22/2019

South Korea appointee spurns calls to step down despite growing allegations Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involving his daughter....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams, chair umpire Carlos Ramos to be kept apart at this year's U.S. Open After last year's contentious U.S. Open final, chair umpire Carlos Ramos won't work any matches involving either Serena or Venus Williams this year.        ...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Serena Williams draws former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova in U.S. Open's first round Serena Williams, No. 8 in WTA rankings, drew 87th-ranked Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster U.S. Open match slated for Monday at Rolling Meadows        ...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Canadians' message ahead of the election: make life more affordable Canadians have a message for politicians appearing on their front stoops ahead of Canada's upcoming national election in October: life is getting more expensive....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Canada opposes Russia's return to G8: Freeland The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the group of leading industrialized nations formerly known as the Group of Eight, a move U.S President Donald Trump has said should be considered, Canada's foreign minister said on Thursday....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Harry & Meghan ignore 'eco-hypocrite' furor, fire up another do-good post on Instagram Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan carry on with charity work as tabloid uproar swirls over their private jet travels.        ...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Miley Cyrus denies cheating on Liam Hemsworth in series of tweets Miley Cyrus posted about what she's going through currently in a series of tweets on Thursday, telling followers she never cheated on her estranged husband Liam Hemsworth....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials Comedy Central's latest edition of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents...." is not joking around, as the network has booked some of the scene's most promising stars for its upcoming season....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Android 10: Cheat sheet Android 10's features will transform some phones into more user-friendly, customizable, and secure environments. Here's what developers, businesses, and users need to know about Google's Android 10.0....
00:34, 08/23/2019

I Liked Something Online Today It’s hard to shock the staff of Gizmodo dot com. Collectively, we’ve spent millions of hours online, covering everything from fishman dildos to catfish fetishists. Today, however, we discovered something truly surprising: Reddit Public Access Network...
00:34, 08/23/2019

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

U.S. factories show signs of trouble; labor market still firm Activity is contracting in the U.S. manufacturing sector but the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, signs that factories are suffering from a global slowdown even as the broader labor market remains heal...
00:34, 08/23/2019

White House mulling tax cuts but not to counter weakness: adviser The Trump administration is considering a package of tax cuts designed to buttress the economy's long-term growth that could be rolled out during the 2020 election campaign, but it is not considering reductions now to counter economic weakness, White...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Exclusive: Biofuels company proposes to buy fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery A biofuels producer said on Thursday it is proposing to acquire the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery and convert it to make renewable diesel and jet fuels....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Gap same-store sales disappoint as Old Navy struggles Gap Inc posted quarterly same-store sales that fell short of analysts' estimates on Thursday, as Old Navy suffered its worse comparable sales figures in three years ahead of a planned spin-off of the brand....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Guggenheim's Scott Minerd warns world bond markets are in a 'bubble' The bond market is in a "bubble," particularly sovereign debt, Guggenheim Partners global chief investment officer Scott Minerd warned on Thursday, and he said that efforts by the Federal Reserve to head off a recession by cutting interest rates will...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Miley Cyrus denies cheating on Liam Hemsworth in Twitter rant "There are NO secrets to uncover here. I’ve learned from every experience in my life. I’m not perfect, I don’t want to be, it’s boring," Miley Cyrus wrote....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Palantir CEO says Google shouldn't rule A.I. Palantir CEO Alex Karp said billionaire investor Peter Thiel is right to question Google's decision to work in China, while abandoning military contracts in the U.S....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Google listed the wrong number for its product hotline, nobody noticed Not so long ago, Google set up a consultation hotline in case you needed to be convinced why your home needs a smart speaker – or any other smart device. But if you were wondering why nobody was picking up the phone, don’t worry, it wasn’t personal: ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

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

Jeweller Links of London in race to find new owner Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days‎ as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload the business....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Brie Larson continues to trigger MCU fanboys, this time by casually wielding Thor's hammer Marvel brings people a lot of happiness, right? Certainly, though one subsection of the fandom just can’t seem to get over their disdain for Brie Larson, who plays Captain Marvel in the MCU. On Twitter, on YouTube, on Change.org petitions, and, yes, ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Women’s World Cup was ‘a balloon that deflated,’ says Carly Telford • England goalkeeper says FA can learn from France’s mistakes • ‘Towns and cities not as football-friendly as they needed to be’The England goalkeeper, Carly Telford, has criticised the efforts of France as Women’s World Cup hosts, describing the tou...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Brendan Rodgers backs James Maddison to be a perfect fit for England • Leicester manager praises midfielder’s work ethic• ‘He has confidence because he puts the work in,’ says RodgersBrendan Rodgers believes James Maddison has all the attributes to fit seamlessly into Gareth Southgate’s England setup. Maddison is expe...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Dean Smith happy with Aston Villa striker Wesley despite lack of goals | Paul Doyle Manager has seen enough, despite defeats by Bournemouth and Spurs, to be confident Villa will not ‘do a Fulham’To really offend people around Villa Park, just say the F word. After spending at least £127m on 12 players following promotion to the Prem...
01:00, 08/23/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss....
01:34, 08/23/2019

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Floccinaucinihilipilification? RBI Governor Knows What It Means Central bank watchers were left scrambling this week for their dictionaries and Google searches to decipher parts of a speech by Governor Shaktikanta Das and minutes of the recent monetary policy......
01:34, 08/23/2019

Sell Aurobindo Pharma; Buy Aditya Birla Fashion: Choice Broking Share Market Tips: Choice Broking has recommended selling Aurobindo Pharma in the range of Rs 589.90 and up to Rs 593 for target price of Rs 565 with stop loss at Rs 603....
01:34, 08/23/2019

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

'Uncharted' movie loses its director, again Sony is still planning on bringing the popular Uncharted franchise to theaters, but it's going to have to find new director to make it happen. Dan Trachtenberg had signed on to direct the project but stepped down, according to Deadline. Sony has...
01:34, 08/23/2019

HP CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November Following four years at the helm of HP, CEO Dion Weisler will step down in November. The Palo Alto-based PC maker today announced that its Australian chief executive will be leaving his role due to "family health" reasons. Enrique Lores, the current....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for...
01:34, 08/23/2019

How Bugatti built the Centodieci hypercar in six months During Monterey Car Week there's no shortage of nostalgia. Both the Pebble Beach and Quail gatherings are magnets for almost any vintage car you can imagine. So it made sense for Bugatti to unveil its new Centodieci hypercar, a nod to the iconic...
01:34, 08/23/2019

Konami's mobile version of ‘eFootball PES 2020’ is coming in October PES fans won't have to wait much longer for the highly-anticipated mobile version of eFootball PES 2020. Konami announced today that the latest mobile update will be released in October, and will carry over many of the features already announced...
01:34, 08/23/2019

This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn’t Everyone Getting It? “Polypills” of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren’t enthusiastic....
02:00, 08/23/2019

Los Angeles toddler rescued after parents’ murder-suicide: cops A 2-year-old girl was found unharmed in her Los Angeles home after her parents died in an apparent murder-suicide, police said. The toddler was inside the Sun Valley home Monday when her father, Perry Forman, 63, fatally shot his wife before turning ...
02:00, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it benefits from acquisitions and more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
02:00, 08/23/2019

Budgeting spat puts Boeing contract for AWACS upgrades at risk -sources A dispute over budgeting processes could delay NATO's efforts to finalize a $1 billion contract to extend the life of 14 aging Boeing E-3A surveillance aircraft, often called NATO's "eyes in the sky," sources familiar with the program said....
02:00, 08/23/2019

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

CBO report estimates US budget deficit will be more than $1 trillion by 2020 Increased spending and decreased tax revenue will put the deficit at "its highest level since just after World War II," the CBO says.       ...
02:34, 08/23/2019

Do all seniors pay taxes on their Social Security benefits? Whether you'll be taxed on your benefits in retirement depends on where you live and what your total income looks like.       ...
02:34, 08/23/2019

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said....
02:34, 08/23/2019

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

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
03:00, 08/23/2019

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

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel picked up several groups of migrants but is running out of food....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Dynamic career women from Africa coming together in Germany Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany? With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Spain: Madrid man accused of upskirting more than 500 women The man used a "strategically placed mobile phone" to secretly film up women's skirts on public transit. He then uploaded hundreds of the videos to a pornographic website....
03:00, 08/23/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedom....
03:00, 08/23/2019

'Power' premiere: 50 Cent performs, Starz cast celebrates final season in New York The final season premiere of "Power" got a hometown sendoff at Madison Square Garden, with the entire cast in attendance and a performance by 50 Cent.        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

'Power' final season premiere: 50 Cent, Starz cast hit red carpet "Power" took over Madison Square Garden in New York to premiere the final season of the Starz crime drama, with 50 Cent and more hitting the carpet.        ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Peugeot opens UK order books for new 208 and e-208 Peugeot's all-new 208 is available from £16,250 with a petrol engine and £25,050 in electric form Orders are now being taken for Peugeot's new 208, in petrol, diesel and electric form, ahead of customer deliveries beginning in early 2020.  The new F...
03:00, 08/23/2019

BMW Z4 2019 long-term review BMW's sporting offerings have lost their lustre in recent years. We have three months to find out if the new Z4 can turn that trend around Why we’re running it: The sporting appeal of BMW’s roadster has diminished over generations. We want to find o...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Daimler to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China, report says Daimler plans to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture with Beiqi Foton, according to Reuters and two sources familiar with the matter. ...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Wounded US Special Forces veteran honored at Yankee Stadium with family by his side For Marty Bailey, Saturday was about more than just being honored at Yankee Stadium by his favorite baseball team on a picturesque afternoon -- the important part was having his family by his side....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Ezekiel Elliott snapped golfing in Mexico as Dallas Cowboys holdout continues As the clock ticks on whether or not the Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott will handshake on a deal before the NFL season kicks off, the star running back continues his daily golf sessions at the luxurious, 1500-acre private Diamante Los Cabos resor...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned from sport over sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, the man who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold as well as six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct....
03:00, 08/23/2019

OnePlus 7T Pro leak may reveal a huge design change for the new phone OnePlus is widely expected to release a OnePlus 7T series of devices this fall, maybe as soon as mid-October. But this is the first time that OnePlus already launched three phones in the first half of the year, featuring two distinct designs. The One...
03:00, 08/23/2019

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

This leaked photo might be our first look at the Apple Watch 5 Apple’s iPhone 11 keynote is approaching, with more and more leaks revealing the device’s remaining secrets arrive each day. But Apple will unveil additional products during the press event as well, with the Apple Watch Series 5 likely to...
03:00, 08/23/2019

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

Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 billion eOne deal Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks....
03:00, 08/23/2019

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

Red Hat Launches OpenShift Service Mesh for hybrid cloud developers To coordinate applications and services in Kubernetes-based hybrid clouds, you need a service mesh network, and Red Hat has blended together several technologies to provide one....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters? Sanders’s new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it will spook centrists....
03:34, 08/23/2019

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

Trump Administration Is Preparing Cover for All the So-Called Economic Anxiety Voters Just in case some voters weren’t prepared to admit that they like the administration’s racism, the Trump Administration is looking out for their economic anxiety concerns. On Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds Large trial held in Iran of inexpensive medication combining four common drugs A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as heart attacks, strokes and sudden death in people over...
04:00, 08/23/2019

North Korea says ready for dialogue or confrontation with U.S. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday Pyongyang is ready for both dialogue and confrontation with the United States, warning Washington that continuing with sanctions would be a miscalculation, according to state media KCNA....
04:00, 08/23/2019

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon The World Health Organization says it’s theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV, lineup - La Liga 2019-20 preview Real Madrid are looking to make it two wins from their opening two LaLiga games as Los Blancos welcome Real Valladolid to the Bernabeu for for their first home clash of the 2019-20 season....
04:34, 08/23/2019

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuation of nearly 4,000 residents, racing across at lea...
04:34, 08/23/2019

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

Valve updates bug bounty rules after Steam zero-day controversy PC gaming giant Valve has said that banning a security research who reported a zero-day vulnerability in its Steam gaming client was “a mistake”.Last month Russian security researcher Vasily Kravets filed a bug report in which he reveal...
04:34, 08/23/2019

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

Silicone 3D printing startup Spectroplast spins out of ETHZ with $1.5M 3D printing has become commonplace in the hardware industry, but because few materials can be used for it easily, the process rarely results in final products. A Swiss startup called Spectroplast hopes to change that with a technique for printing usi...
05:17, 08/23/2019

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

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

Home-Builder Stocks Soar Past S&P 500 Home-builder shares are fast approaching their highs for the year, moving past steep 2018 losses because of a combination of falling mortgage rates and firming housing data....
05:51, 08/23/2019

Qantas tests 19-hour direct flights from UK and US to Sydney Three flights scheduled on new Boeing 787-9 as airline looks at introducing route in 2022Qantas is to test non-stop direct flights from London to Sydney to see whether passengers and crew can tolerate what would be the world’s longest commercial flig...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Brooks Koepka's Body Issue shoot makes his priorities clear Brooks Koepka caught plenty of flak for posing for ESPN's Body Issue, and possibly compromising his chances in the Players in the process. But after another major win and three close calls this year, Koepka's priorities are clear....
05:51, 08/23/2019

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations prevent people who show signs of being at risk to themselves or others from purchasing or owning a firearm,...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Widow’s bid to reverse parole of cop killer Herman Bell denied A state appellate court turned down the request of a murdered cop’s widow to reconsider parole for Herman Bell, who was convicted of killing her husband and another NYPD officer nearly 50 years ago. The court wrote in a ruling dated Thursday that Dia...
05:51, 08/23/2019

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

City expands program to get homeless off subways and into shelters The city is expanding a program to get unruly homeless people off the subway and into shelters from Manhattan to all five boroughs, officials announced Thursday. The program, which launched July 1, allows vagrants approached by the NYPD for violating...
05:51, 08/23/2019

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

P!nk apparently read Kanye the riot act after his Taylor Swift interruption at the 2009 VMAs For better or worse, Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs has become a tone-setting snapshot of the last decade of pop culture (not to mention its parallels to modern social media). Enough so, in fact, that Billboard ran an oral...
05:51, 08/23/2019

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

Buddhists In Japan Are Turning To 'Mindar' Robots To Spread Their Message As interest in religion wanes around the world, and secularism surges, religious leaders have begun searching for innovative ways to spread their message and connect with potential adherents....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Qantas Testing The New World's Longest Flight: 19 Hours In The Air Qantas Airways wants to fly passengers from Sydney to New York and London without stopping. But first, the Australian airline needs to make sure travelers can handle the trip....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Myanmar troops’ sexual violence against Rohingya shows ‘genocidal intent’: UN report The U.N. said it found the country’s soldiers “routinely and systematically employed rape, gang rape and other violent and forced sexual acts against women, girls, boys, men and transgender people in blatant violation of international human rights la...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Life is short, time goes too quickly, things get better: what I learned from reading my old journals | Brigid Delaney Reviewing more than 20 years of my inner world was often painful but some universal lessons emerged from the pagesRecently I came across a dusty box in the garage that was full of old journals that held all my secrets from 1996. Rereading them was ex...
06:51, 08/23/2019

UK rail line becomes first in world to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route paves way for solar-powered trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, about 100 s...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Gently used clothing on sale at the TCC TUCSON – Just Between Friends is holding a Back to School sale at the Tucson Convention Center. It’s an opportunity for families to sell gently used maternity and children’s items. The goal is to give local family’s an opportu...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Exceptional Education: TUSD addresses its policies after recent concerns TUCSON – On Thursday, Tucson Unified School District’s superintendent Dr. Gabriel Trujillo spoke about the exceptional education process and the district’s policies. Growing concern by parents has been a more pronounced trend in th...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
07:17, 08/23/2019

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

George Washington Bridge temporarily shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions for about two hours on Thursday evening before police determined it was not a threat, authorities said. The suspected pipe bomb was reported to be on...
07:17, 08/23/2019

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

DoorDash Announces It's Replacing That Whole Tip-Skimming Scheme Thing Apparently taking Amazon’s lead, DoorDash announced a revised pay model on Thursday that should fetch its couriers “more money on average,” according to DoorDash CEO Tony Xu—that is, compared to the previous tip-skimming operation the company has bee...
07:17, 08/23/2019

Winston-Salem quarters postponed due to rain, power outages The quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open have been moved to Friday after heavy rain saw only one match get underway before being suspended, organizers of the North Carolina event said....
07:17, 08/23/2019

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

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

Djokovic, Federer in same half of U.S. Open draw Wimbledon finalists Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are on a semi-final collision course at the U.S. Open after they were placed in the same half of the draw on Thursday....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Serena and Sharapova in first-round match at U.S. Open Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will have their first ever clash at Flushing Meadows at the U.S. Open next week after being drawn against each other in the first round....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for y...
07:51, 08/23/2019

MIT sets review of donations, apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein ties Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committe...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift drops 'Lover' video ahead of album launch Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday's release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, "Lover."...
07:51, 08/23/2019

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

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

Mountain lion bites Colorado boy, 8, on head, injuries 'serious,' wildlife officials say An eight-year-old boy in Colorado suffered "serious" injuries Wednesday night after a mountain lion bit him on the head in his backyard, officials said....
07:51, 08/23/2019

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

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be proven wrong. However, if you don’t have the patience ...
07:51, 08/23/2019

Smithsonian National Zoo celebrates Bei Bei the panda's 4th birthday The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., celebrated Bei Bei the giant panda's fourth birthday on Thursday ahead of his planned transfer to China....
08:17, 08/23/2019

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

Why Kristen Bell Is Feeling Extra Grateful After Her Daughter's Emergency Room Visit Kristen Bell is looking on the bright side after a recent hospital visit. The Veronica Mars star took to Instagram with details from her daughter's first emergency room visit, which......
08:51, 08/23/2019

Karamo Brown Responds to Dancing With the Stars Backlash Over Sean Spicer Comments Karamo Brown is addressing the Dancing With the Stars backlash. The Queer Eye star was recently named one of the contestants of the next season of Dancing With the Stars, alongside......
08:51, 08/23/2019

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

Fortnite Nerfed The Mech After weeks of player outcry, developer Epic made some significant changes to Fortnite’s mechanical Brute today. The Brute now does less damage, spawns less, and no longer collects materials when it stomps buildings and objects....
08:51, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: Macron calls for G7 talks to focus on 'international crisis' Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro lashes out at ‘sensationalist’ comments saying they were for ‘personal political gain’France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said the fires in the Amazon are an “international crisis” and called for them to be top of the age...
08:51, 08/23/2019

Dying for a new body: the fatal rise of cheap plastic surgery New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, wa...
08:51, 08/23/2019

'Go old man, go!' Mobility scooter fugitive evades police in low-speed chase The speeding double amputee in New Zealand says he didn’t have time to stop because he needed to get his tea readyNew Zealand police embarked on what may be the world’s slowest chase while attempting to stop a man fleeing them on a mobility scooter.T...
08:51, 08/23/2019

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we d...
08:51, 08/23/2019

West Papua: Indonesia claims province has 'returned to normal' amid internet blackout Protesters dispute claim by Indonesian president Joko Widodo that order has been restoredIndonesia’s president, Joko Widodo, has said West Papua “has returned to normal” after clashes with police, a claim dismissed by independence protesters who said...
08:51, 08/23/2019

iPhone 11 Pro: Everything we think we know If Apple sticks to its usual timing, it should reveal its latest iPhones in a manner of weeks. But as always, the rumor mill has churned out enough leaks to reveal much of what to expect well before Apple‘s event. We’ve gone ahead and summarized some...
08:51, 08/23/2019

Dog owner charged with murder in mauling death of nine-year-old girl The owner of three dogs that mauled a 9-year-old girl to death in Detroit earlier this week was in jail on Friday, held on a $2 million bond on charges that include second-degree murder....
08:51, 08/23/2019

Oil prices eke out small gains ahead of Fed Chair speech Oil prices clawed back the previous day's losses on Friday, with Brent nudging above $60 a barrel, as tighter supplies from key producers offset slowing demand growth while investors await clues from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy....
09:17, 08/23/2019

Rail line in Hampshire is world's first to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route could pave way for direct powering of trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, a...
09:17, 08/23/2019

FOCUS-Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges....
09:17, 08/23/2019

Michael Jackson’s former publicist sets up foundation to heal icon’s legacy “I don’t think any of us has been a greater victim than Michael Jackson,” publicist Raymone Bain said at a press conference in a glitzy DC hotel ballroom that bellowed with the accused child molester's music....
09:51, 08/23/2019

Trump campaign seeks to mobilize women in 2020 battleground states President Donald Trump's re-election campaign hosted events in 2020 battleground states on Thursday to mobilize and train suburban women, an important voting bloc that defected from Republicans during last year's congressional contests....
09:51, 08/23/2019

13 Reasons Why Season 3 Now Streaming on Netflix in India After 15 months off air, 13 Reasons Why is back. The third and penultimate season of the controversial Netflix teen drama series is now streaming on Netflix in India and across the globe....
10:17, 08/23/2019

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

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the overall individual-insurance market has shrunk....
10:17, 08/23/2019

Stumbling Global Economies Fan Recession Fears Manufacturing activity is falling in most of the world’s advanced economies, another sign that a deepening global slowdown is weighing on the U.S. expansion....
10:17, 08/23/2019

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

Get the gun stocks out! ESG investing can get messy for socially conscious investors Gun stocks snuck into a Vanguard ESG fund by accident, highlighting the pitfalls of the growing trend of investing in socially responsible companies.       ...
10:17, 08/23/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of 'Deep State,' and investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
10:17, 08/23/2019

As Clashes Over Hong Kong Reach Australia, Speaking Up Brings Death Threats Fear of attacks — and of the consequences of speaking out for family members who remain in China — is keeping many in the Chinese community here quiet....
10:17, 08/23/2019

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

Josh Rosen's stock rises as Dolphins beat Jaguars Josh Rosen continued to elevate his stock in the Miami Dolphins quarterback competition with a stellar showing during a preseason win against the Jacksonville Jaguars....
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Watch: Mike Moustakas homer leads Brewers over Cardinals Mike Moustakas paced the Milwaukee Brewers to a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals with a mammoth three-run homer in the first inning of the 5-3 triumph at Busch Stadium....
11:17, 08/23/2019

India’s Moon lander just snapped its first photo of the lunar surface The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has had a big week already. The group’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Moon a few days ago, which is a major milestone for a mission that could make India the fourth ...
11:17, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong airport faces more protest turbulence Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as weeks of protest in the Chinese-ruled city showed no signs of let-up amid rising tension between China and some Western nations...
11:17, 08/23/2019

Freed Kremlin critic Navalny predicts bigger opposition protests Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Friday used his first statement after being released from jail to predict that opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin and protests against the authorities would only grow....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Malaysia's poverty levels far higher than reported, U.N. expert says A U.N. human rights expert on Friday disputed Malaysia's assertion that it has nearly eliminated poverty, saying that official figures were vastly inaccurate and do not reflect realities on the ground....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Conor McGregor says he was 'wrong' to punch man in face in Ireland bar Former UFC fighter Conor McGregor admitted he was “wrong” to punch a man in the face at a pub in his native Ireland earlier this year, according to a report....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel Macron to step in....
11:51, 08/23/2019

|'Africa'sAmazon'JumiafindswrongdoinginNigeriasalesforceaslosswidens Jumia Technologies AG has identified improper transactions at the Africa-focused online retailer’s Nigeria business that amounted to as much as 4% of first-quarter sales....
11:51, 08/23/2019

Swedish regulator delays Swedbank money-laundering probe report The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said on Friday, pushing back the deadline by several months....
12:17, 08/23/2019

Thyssenkrupp, Kloeckner in talks over co-operation in materials trading: sources Thyssenkrupp is in talks with Kloeckner & Co over future cooperation in materials trading, but is not exploring a near-term takeover of the metals firm, three people familiar with the matter said....
12:17, 08/23/2019

Indian Railways To Re-Introduce Ramayana Circuit Tours Ramayana Circuit Tours: The Indian Railways Ramayana Circuit tours, which cover sites associated with Lord Rama, will be reintroduced this year owing to its successful run last year....
12:51, 08/23/2019

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

India, France Condemn Cross-Border Terrorism, Name Pak-Based Groups India and France on Thursday condemned cross-border terrorism in all its forms and manifestations saying it cannot be justified on any grounds whatsoever and called for halting cross-border movements......
12:51, 08/23/2019

Janmashtami: Greetings Pour In On Twitter To Mark Lord Krishna's Birth Happy Krishna Janmashtami 2019: Twitter is all excited about the Janmashtami festival and wishes are pouring from all corners to celebrate the birthday of Shri Krishna....
12:51, 08/23/2019

Trump to square off in court with House Democrats over financial records U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
12:51, 08/23/2019

Italy elections look likely as experts cast doubt on a new left-wing alliance The unlikely alliance would in theory enjoy a relatively comfortable majority in the parliament's lower house but would rely on a handful of sympathetic but unaligned senators....
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7 Dope Items From Lil Wayne x American Eagle's Young Money Collection We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:17, 08/23/2019

Air India Owes Rs 4,500 Crore To Fuel Retailers, Say Officials IOC, BPCL and HPCL more than a week back jointly wrote to Air India seeking expeditious clearance of the dues, failing which they will be constrained to take action....
13:17, 08/23/2019

Tesla agrees to buy LG Chem batteries for China EVs, sources say Batteries made by LG Chem will be used initially in Model 3 cars manufactured in the plant near Shanghai, Tesla’s first outside of the U.S., sources told Bloomberg....
13:51, 08/23/2019

Scottish university to pay 20 million pounds in slavery reparations Scotland's University of Glasgow said on Friday it would spend 20 million pounds ($24.4 million) to make amends for the historic financial support it received from people who profited from the slave trade....
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Pro iPhones, new iPads expected at Apple event, report says Apple is planning to unveil pro iPhones as well as a new iPad during its annual product event in September, says a report from Bloomberg.       ...
13:51, 08/23/2019

G7 leaders take in dim economic outlook as global growth sputters, trade war looms Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war....
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Will you marry us, mate? Why couples are choosing friends to conduct their weddings It’s your big day, so why let a stranger run the show? Three couples explain why they opted for the personal touchMy partner hated the idea of having a wedding, until we went to one that changed his mind. There was no church, no patriarchal cliches, ...
14:17, 08/23/2019

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is the country’s largest survey of forest wildlife. Vol...
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Anna Jones’ fig recipes | The Modern Cook A bounty of ripe figs makes a jammy topping for a herby goat’s cheese tart and a squishy treat with caramelised onions and manchego on toastI think my favourite smell is a fig leaf. There are a few heavy-leaved trees in parks and gardens near where I...
14:17, 08/23/2019

CANADA STOCKS-Futures rise ahead of U.S. Fed chair's speech Canada's stock futures edged higher on Friday, in line with global stock markets, as investors looked to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech to find out whether the U.S. central bank will deliver more rate cuts this year....
14:51, 08/23/2019

Kia Niro The EV version of the electrified crossover (hybrid, plug-in hybrid) arrived in 2019 with nearly 250 miles of range for electric enthusiasts in a dozen U.S. states....
15:17, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift to Streaming Services: Look What You Made Me Do Taylor Swift, who has held back previous albums from music-streaming services during their initial release, began offering her seventh studio album, “Lover,” directly on Spotify and other streaming services Friday....
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|Cosatu'inprinciple'opentoprescribedassets,butwarnsagainstlooting While opposition party the DA has argued unions should oppose prescribed assets in order to protect their members' interests, trade union federation Cosatu says it "in principle" supports investment being required to invest part their funds in govern...
15:51, 08/23/2019

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
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Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
15:51, 08/23/2019

WWI ghost fleet becomes first US National Marine Sanctuary since 2000 An area in Maryland that’s home to abandoned World War I-era steamships has been designated a new national marine sanctuary.        ...
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ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Black, Cyrus Harvey Weinstein to be rearraigned as DA seeks actress's testimony; Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges; Miley Cyrus takes to Twitter to deny cheating rumors. (Aug. 23)        ...
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California light rail accident hurts dozens Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train accident in Northern California. Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were taken to hospitals. (Aug...
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Veterans get the welcome home they always deserved Many older veterans didn't get the welcome home they deserved. This group is showing them that we care.        ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

100% Fruit Juice May Improve Kids' Diet Quality, Says Study The study said that the skepticism about fruit juices needs to be done away with as they are in fact, good for kids, given that they are a 100 per cent organic and do not contain added flavours....
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Activists form 24-mile human chain across Hong Kong Demonstrators in Hong Kong formed a human chain across the island territory Friday to oppose governmental "tyranny," a controversial extradition bill and police brutality....
16:17, 08/23/2019

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
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Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
16:17, 08/23/2019

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mount Everest starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to curb pollution left by climbers and tourists....
16:17, 08/23/2019

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said....
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Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while similar protests took place in London....
16:17, 08/23/2019

France says won't support Mercosur given Brazil president's climate comments Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was lying when he played down concerns about climate change at the G20 summit in Japan in June, said French President Emmanuel Macron's office on Friday, as Brazil and France continued to clash over the issue....
16:17, 08/23/2019

These 10 Google Calendar Tips Will Make You the Master of Your Schedule No one enjoys being late to anything, be it a meeting, date, or your friend’s first improv performance. That’s where the humble calendar comes into play. Like all calendars, Google Calendar is, ostensibly, supposed to keep you on track a...
16:17, 08/23/2019

What can trigger anxiety? Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here....
16:51, 08/23/2019

Fed chair Jerome Powell says Trump trade policies pose 'new challenge' President has attacked Powell and urged Fed to boost economyPowell: ‘no recent precedents’ to guide policy in current climateThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, warned on Friday the US central bank was facing a “new challenge” as it deals wi...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Google the latest company to face worker revolt over immigration policy Employees urged the tech giant not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrantsLast week, Google became the latest company to be publicly lobbied by its own employees specifically because of US immigration policy....
16:51, 08/23/2019

US sprinter Christian Coleman facing ban for alleged missed drug tests • Sources allege three drug tests missed in 12-month period• Coleman, 23, leads 100m world rankings with 9.81sec timeChristian Coleman, the world’s fastest man and favourite for 100m gold at the world championships in Doha next month, is facing a two...
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North Korea calls Pompeo 'poisonous' to diplomacy Ri Yong-ho says US secretary of state cast ‘dark shadows’ over nuclear talksNorth Korea’s top diplomat has called the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, a “diehard toxin” who only complicates denuclearisation talks and said North Korea was ready for...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Going underground: the world's most spectacular caves A cave complex recently reopened on the north Kent coast joins an array of interesting, awe-inspiring and historic grottos from Iceland to New ZealandCocoons of glistening ice in Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland; geometric Fingal’s Cave in Scotland; echo...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Five things Congress may do that will affect your business this year And three that Congress will probably not do but will dominate the newsThe August lull is upon us so let’s all be grateful. We can definitely use a few weeks of the congressional recess to at least try and forget about the ugliness in Washington and ...
16:51, 08/23/2019

Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates....
17:17, 08/23/2019

Are TripAdvisor and other travel companies censoring their reviews? Rating sites and online agencies can remove or refuse to publish a review for many reasons. What's more, the process is often opaque.       ...
17:17, 08/23/2019

Re-Cycle: Kidnappings and controversy - the story of South America's first Grand Tour winner "The opener of our historical Re-Cycle series during this year\u0027s Vuelta a España looks back at the first South American to win a Grand Tour – the Colombian Luis \u0027Lucho\u0027 Herrera. Felix Lowe talks saddle sores, kidnappings and race fixin...
17:17, 08/23/2019

Rangers handed partial stadium ban for fans' racist behaviour "Rangers have been ordered by UEFA to close a section of their Ibrox Stadium for Thursday\u0027s Europa League meeting with Legia Warsaw due to racist behaviour which includes \"sectarian singing\" by their supporters."...
17:17, 08/23/2019

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
17:17, 08/23/2019

School closures triple in Central and Western Africa as education comes under fire A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the last year and left almost two million youngsters “robbed of an education”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICE...
17:51, 08/23/2019

China to impose extra tariffs on U.S. soy, beef and pork China said on Friday it will impose an extra 5% tariff on U.S. soybeans from Sept 1, and additional 10% duties on U.S. wheat, corn and sorghum from Dec. 15, in Beijing's latest retaliatory trade measures https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-c...
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Navarro says China talks to continue, trade war won't slow U.S. economy White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday he does not believe the trade war in China will cause higher prices or a slower economy in the United States....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Dozens injured after light rail train derails in California At least 27 people were injured in the light rail derailment in Sacramento, with 13 taken to hospitals. None of the injuries were life-threatening.        ...
17:51, 08/23/2019

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

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

Adults arrested after kindergartner brings cocaine to school A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. A teacher called a school resource officer after the 5-year-old student was seen holding a bag of...
17:51, 08/23/2019

Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on gay men, executed in Florida STARKE, Fla. — Gary Ray Bowles, a serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead, was executed by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison. The sentence was carried out at 10:58 p.m., according to th...
17:51, 08/23/2019

Pitbull owner charged with murder after dog fatally mauls 9-year-old girl A Detroit man’s three pitbulls escaped from his yard and mauled a 9-year-old girl to death this week — and the owner was charged with the girl’s murder on Thursday, authorities said. Wayne County Prosecutors claim Pierre Cleveland, ...
17:51, 08/23/2019

Student loan borrowers battling cancer can now press pause on their payments Congress passed a law allowing people with cancer to press pause on their student loan payments. Yet borrowers haven't been able to access the deferment because the U.S. Education Department didn't issue an official application. Now it has....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Rockin 'n' rollin on Mars: Rolling Stones have space rock named after them The Rolling Stones have rocked stages around the world in their more than 50-year career. But now their influence has gone into space after NASA's Mars InSight Mission named a rock on the planet......
17:51, 08/23/2019

We have Da Vinci Code's Dan Brown to thank for this online archive of the world's largest occult library Say what you will about Dan Brown’s virtues as a novelist, but the Da Vinci Code author has now cemented himself as a true patron of the (forbidden) arts forevermore. By donating to Amsterdam’s Ritman Library, also known by the much cooler name of th...
18:17, 08/23/2019

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

Is It Unconstitutional to Sleep in Your Home? For a Governor, Perhaps Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia has had many political disputes, but whether he is spending enough nights in the Governor’s Mansion may be the unlikeliest....
18:17, 08/23/2019

Hacker ordered to pay back almost £1m in cryptocurrency A hacker who carried out cyber attacks on dozens of firms including Sainsbury's and Uber while living at a caravan park in Kent has been ordered to pay back more than £900,000 in cryptocurrency he had stashed away....
18:17, 08/23/2019

How to watch Great British Bake Off 2019 online: free stream from the UK or abroad The Great British Bake Off is back for a fresh batch of contestants to prove that they deserve the title of the country's greatest baker of 2019. The presenter gang of Prue, Paul, Noel and Sandi are back to take us so close to the baking action ...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Best smartphones under Rs 7,000 in India for August 2019 With the increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment, choosing a smartphone is becoming more and more difficult. If you are a first-time smartphone buyer or want a pocket friendly smartphone, it can be confusing, mostly because there are ...
18:17, 08/23/2019

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

New Nintendo Switch 2: everything we want to see from the next Switch console Rumors have been circling for a while now that a new Nintendo Switch 2 is on the way, which could boast upgraded hardware in comparison to the original Nintendo Switch – maybe a Nintendo Switch Pro?But the new Nintendo Switch devices, the new ...
18:17, 08/23/2019

Bosnian-Dutch film wins top award at 25th Sarajevo Film Festival A Bosnian-Dutch film about a girl leaving the Netherlands and returning to her native Bosnia to visit the sick father she has never met was chosen on Thursday as the best movie at the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), celebrating its silver jubilee....
18:17, 08/23/2019

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Fraudsters tried to steal more than $40 million in one of the biggest online scam cases in U.S. history “In some cases, the victims thought they were communicating with U.S. servicemen stationed overseas, when in fact, they were emailing with con men,” a U.S. attorney said....
18:51, 08/23/2019

Fox News braniacs warn against the dangers of "shooting up" weed Well, the dipshits over at Fox News have gone and done it again. In the past, the network has picked on gun control activist teenagers, said it’s not really that bad to die in a church shooting, actually, failed to check that “a Navy SEAL” is actuall...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Surfers rally for the planet ahead of G7 Surfers gather in the French town of Guethary to raise awareness for the planet and its oceans ahead of the G7 Summit in neighboring Biarritz.        ...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Sorry, Mr Trump – Greenland’s no go. But can I interest you in our little island? | Jack Bernhardt It’s called the United Kingdom. It’s in a bit of a state, but it’s a great opportunity for the right buyerPeople say that news these days is unexpected and baffling, but really could there be a more predictably 2019 story than “Donald Trump wants to ...
19:17, 08/23/2019

British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September Airline says industrial action over pay will disrupt plans of ‘tens of thousands’ of passengersPilots at British Airways will go on strike for three days in September after talks failed to settle a long-running pay dispute, the union has announced.Th...
19:17, 08/23/2019

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

Poland lightning: Two children among five killed after storm Lightning strikes across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighbouring Slovakia have killed five people and injuring more than 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said....
19:17, 08/23/2019

Never Forget That Fernando Torres Was A Force Of Nature Before He Was A Meme It has been a while since Fernando Torres was something other than a melancholic presence on the soccer field. The man nicknamed El Niño—who played for Atlético Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, AC Milan, and Atlético again before retiring on Thursday at J...
19:17, 08/23/2019

Brian Flores Says He Played Jay-Z Songs To "Challenge" Kenny Stills, Supports His Protest One day after Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills called out the NFL’s superficial-seeming social-justice partnership with Jay-Z and Roc Nation, head coach Brian Flores loaded up the practice playlist with a bunch of Shawn Carter’s songs. This appeared to...
19:17, 08/23/2019

IIHF Bans Evgeny Kuznetsov For Four Years After Positive Cocaine Test The International Ice Hockey Federation announced today that Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov will be suspended from international hockey for four years after testing positive for cocaine in late May. The statement says:...
19:17, 08/23/2019

‘It’s Gratifying’: Jay Inslee Finally Gets His Moment The Washington governor and self-described climate candidate told us what it was like to achieve national recognition — after leaving the presidential race....
19:17, 08/23/2019

VMware adjusting for a 'two trading-bloc world' as US-China trade war escalates, says CEO American companies are having to adjust accordingly to operating in two distinct Chinese and American marketplaces as the trade war escalates, Patrick Gelsinger tells CNBC....
19:51, 08/23/2019

Chris Murphy: Trump isn't giving up on background checks Sen. Chris Murphy isn’t giving up on the long-shot effort to pass expanded gun background checks. And, he says, neither is President Donald Trump.Fresh off Thursday evening conversations with White House staffers and a recent call with the president ...
19:51, 08/23/2019

Carli Lloyd says she ‘definitely got some inquiries’ after 55-yard field goal: ‘Anything is possible’ U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd’s impressive 55-yard field goal during a recent Philadelphia Eagles practice apparently caught the attention of some in the NFL who made “some inquiries.”...
19:51, 08/23/2019

NBA legend Bob Cousy gets Medal of Freedom, and offers an assist to President Trump By making Bob Cousy just the fourth former NBA player to get the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Trump also made clear he is a big fan of the Boston Celtics legend....
19:51, 08/23/2019

Post office to be named for man who saved people during mass shooting On May 31, a disgruntled employee opened fire at Virginia Beach municipal center, and now a man who was hailed a hero for saving lives in the mass shooting has been honored....
19:51, 08/23/2019

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race....
19:51, 08/23/2019

Google Photos just got an awesome feature that makes it a must-have Android and iPhone app Google Photos is easily one of the best apps you could have installed on your phone, especially if it’s an Android device, and especially a specific type of Android that comes with unlimited storage. Even if you prefer a different cloud or stor...
19:51, 08/23/2019

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

Terrence Malick film, 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' doc in Austin Film Festival's first wave of titles The Austin Film Festival announced its first wave of titles for the 2019 festival including Terrence Malick's "A Hidden Life," the "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" documentary and more world premieres....
20:17, 08/23/2019

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

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced....
20:17, 08/23/2019

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is warning of a “strong response” against the culprit....
20:17, 08/23/2019