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President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the government would not ask foreign investors to put money into SA and then 'tomorrow take your land away', saying this was 'not ...

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Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony near the border on Wednesday, the two prime minister...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves. The country’s meteorological institut...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost some industry jobs ZWICKAU, Germany (AP) — Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals. Now it’s facing more change: top employer Volkswagen’s total shift into electric cars at the local plant. T...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Re...
11:34, 05/22/2019

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursday’s vote-counting to determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections. A...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Japan carriers delay sale of new Huawei smartphones TOKYO (AP) — Two Japanese mobile carriers say they are delaying sales of new smartphones from Huawei as they confirm the safety of the Chinese products. Sale of the Huwaei P30 lite, set for May 24, from SoftBank Corp.’s Y! Mobile service was de...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo’s spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remain...
11:34, 05/22/2019

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

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Six Die, Protests Swell As Indonesia Plunges Into Post-Election Unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which,......
11:51, 05/22/2019

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
11:51, 05/22/2019

F-22 Raptor: Inside the Cockpit Of The "Ultimate Killing Machine" US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor aircraft has been described as the "ultimate killing machine". The all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft was conceived during the waning years of the......
11:51, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia; Republicans keep US House seat in Pennsylvania special election; Massive floods in Oklahoma....
12:00, 05/22/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer c...
12:00, 05/22/2019

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

Here's how to use the Amazon app to make sure you never miss a Prime Day deal Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
12:17, 05/22/2019

The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident, can use his frozen sperm to produce a child. The ruling gives Zhu's parents the ability to attempt...
12:17, 05/22/2019

People are mocking a fashion brand for selling a $76 bikini you can't swim in PrettyLittleThing and Princrastinate/Twitter Pretty Little Thing became the subject of a viral tweet when a customer named Alisha discovered the bikini she ordered was for "poolside posing only." She said she noticed the dye trickling down her legs ...
12:17, 05/22/2019

Legendary ex-Louisville coach Denny Crum hospitalized after having stroke LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An official with Denny Crum’s foundation says the former Louisville coach has been hospitalized after recently suffering a stroke. Jonathan Israel, who is the principal fundraiser for the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation, pro...
12:34, 05/22/2019

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

Sloane Stephens: 'You should be scared of the living, not the dead' Last year’s French Open finalist talks to Tumaini Carayol about death, illness, maturity and discovering the focus that has often eluded herSloane Stephens grew up surrounded by dead bodies. Her extended family owns a funeral home, so her formative y...
12:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
12:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

Boom to bust: faded smalltown America – in pictures Niko J Kallianiotis travelled through the main streets of Pennsylvania to photograph ‘the silhouette of what once was’ now the coal industry has gone Continue reading......
12:51, 05/22/2019

Chelsea flower show 2019: this year's top garden trends From embracing buttercups to candy-coloured planting, these are the highlights of this year’s showGreen was the dominant theme at Chelsea, literally and metaphorically. Main Avenue, home to the major show gardens, was awash with broad-leaved trees am...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
13:00, 05/22/2019

Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook The Federal Reserve’s minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views toward lowering interest rates....
13:00, 05/22/2019

US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,” has won this year’s Princess of Asturias award for literature...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
13:17, 05/22/2019

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans: government spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Wants Son Chirag As Minister. "Which Father Wouldn't?" Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, confident of another term for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, indicated today that his son Chirag Paswan may join the government. "Which father wouldn't want......
13:34, 05/22/2019

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in a......
13:34, 05/22/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
13:34, 05/22/2019

James Ellroy webchat – post your questions now The demon dog behind LA Confidential, American Tabloid, The Black Dahlia and new thriller This Storm will be answering your questions on Monday 27 May at 3pm BST 3.21pm BST I’m very pleased to say that the demon dog himself, James Ellroy, will be joi...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Forget the songs you love, it's radio dross that's the real soundtrack of your life We might hope that the songs that bookmark our most important moments are ones we adore – but, as Louis Theroux revealed, it’s often just the ones that are top of the chartsLauren Laverne’s interview with Louis Theroux on Desert Island Discs is still...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden's son advised crooked Romanian businessman sentenced for corruption Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter once worked with a Romanian businessman who was convicted and imprisoned following an investigation over his real estate dealings....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's effort...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Austerity has had 'tragic social consequences' for UK, says UN An "ideological" drive for austerity has had "tragic social consequences" and resulted in the UK violating its human rights obligations, the UN has claimed....
14:17, 05/22/2019

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

When Twyla Tharp Made Ballet Modern On the occasion of American Ballet Theater’s revival of the game-changing “Deuce Coupe,” Ms. Tharp and Sara Rudner talked with the dancers taking their roles, Isabella Boylston and Misty Copeland. (Yes, it’s O.K. to fall.)...
14:34, 05/22/2019

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

Gourvennec leaves Guingamp after club's relegation French soccer club Guingamp says it will part ways with coach Jocelyn Gourvennec following the team's relegation to the second division        ...
14:34, 05/22/2019

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break it all down. &...
14:34, 05/22/2019

Watch: A Myth? A Leaf? Aquarium Displays Rare Sea Dragons The Birch Aquarium in San Diego, California, has built what is believed to be the world's largest habitat for two types of surreal sea dragons - the leafy sea dragon and the weedy sea dragon....
14:34, 05/22/2019

Secret IRS Memo Destroys Trump's Tax Return Excuses A confidential memo written by the IRS last year says that the agency must immediately turn over Trump’s tax returns to Congress if they are requested, unless the president invokes executive privilege, according to a new report from the Washington P...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Migrant holding center in Texas temporarily closes after teen’s death US border agents temporarily closed a processing center in South Texas after a 16-year-old Guatemala boy who had been detained at the facility died after being diagnosed with the flu. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement late Tuesday tha...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Chevy expands V8 engine availability on 2020 Silverado The Silverado's 6.2-liter gasoline engine — rated at 420 hp and 460 pound-feet of torque — will expand to five of eight trim levels for the upcoming model-year....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Daimler's Zetsche bows out pledging cost cuts to boost profit Daimler said its target remains to return Mercedes-Benz Cars, which includes the Mercedes brand and Smart, and Mercedes-Benz Vans to a "profitability corridor" of 8 percent to 10 percent by 2021....
14:51, 05/22/2019

FOREX-Dollar near one-month highs before Fed minutes; pound dives The dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday as trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies remained high before Fed minutes that may give more clues on what prompted U.S. policymakers to strike a broadly neutral stance this month....
15:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Vans owner VF Corp forecasts 2020 revenue below estimates, shares fall Apparel maker VF Corp forecast full-year revenue below expectations on weak demand for its North Face apparel and Vans sneakers, sending its shares down 9%....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Intel briefings do little to calm partisan divide on confronting Iran DIVIDED WE STAND: There was little evidence that any minds were changed by yesterday’s closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan laid out the intelligence that prompte...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Cold Brew For The Summer: 5 Delightful Cold Brew Coffee Drinks For Summer Fix a cold brew at home: it's ridiculously simple!You can enjoy a cold glass - serve it over ice or milk, when you need a caffeine kick or a refreshing beverage or also choose to blend this into a......
15:17, 05/22/2019

Lowe's Posts Higher Profit, Trims Outlook Lowe’s lowered its full-year earnings targets as the home-improvement retailer continues to work through operational challenges, such as managing costs and improving inventory. Shares fell premarket....
15:34, 05/22/2019

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

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Promoted | 7 Days In The MG3 Want to know what it’s like to drive MG’s fun affordable supermini? We gave one to the Judd family for a full week to get their verdict The best way to find out whether a car is right for you is to spend some quality time with it. That’s why we gave...
15:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

Meet The Modder Painstakingly Rebuilding Fallout 76 In Fallout 4 Fallout 76 had a rocky launch, but it’s since established a community that’s making do with what they’ve been given. Still, some of those fans don’t see Fallout 76 as a proper Fallout game, which, for one fan, gave rise to an idea: What if Fallout 76...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own go...
16:00, 05/22/2019

VR Gun Fu Backfires Today on Highlight Reel we have VR guns in Blade & Sorcery, carriage stops in Red Dead Online, difficult climbing in Rage 2, Days Gone bike trouble and much more!...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Groningen quake prompts review of Dutch gas production plans The Dutch government will decide in the coming weeks whether a 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern natural gas-producing region of Groningen on Wednesday should lead to a change in plans to end output by 2030....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Schools host Project Graduation, a ‘safe place’ for after-graduation fun TUCSON – Graduation is an exciting time for local high school students, but it can be dangerous with parties and underage drinking. It is why there is Project Graduation, a safe, all-night grad party, hosted by the school and parents. The event...
16:00, 05/22/2019

After Game of Thrones: what on Westeros should we do now? The end of GoT isn’t just the end of a show. It’s the end of gorging ourselves silly, collectively. Will anything ever fill this buzz vacuum?Game of Thrones finale recap – The Iron ThroneGame of Thrones review – final epic episode corrects some major...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Frankie review – Ira Sachs' bickering poshos bore us to tears Isabelle Huppert sleepwalks through a film that proves even great directors are capable of crimes against cinemaEven the very best film-makers can lay an egg sometimes. And Ira Sachs has laid one so big that the walls of the Palais des Festivals may ...
16:17, 05/22/2019

3Q: The fact finders When publication such as U.S. News and World Report roll out their annual university rankings, typically with MIT among the top schools listed, some may wonder where the data they’re based on actually comes from. The source of that information is...
16:17, 05/22/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...
16:17, 05/22/2019

St. Louis Blues beat San Jose Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final St. Louis won three consecutive games to advance to the franchise's first Cup Final since 1970. That series also pitted the Blues against the Bruins....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Ex-partner of deceased skater Coughlin says she was abused One of the former skating partners of two-time U.S. pairs champion John Coughlin has accused him in a series of Facebook posts of sexually assaulting her over a two-year period....
16:34, 05/22/2019

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

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Kavanaugh and Gorsuch defy Dem predictions with independent streak Democrats’ warnings that Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh would solidify an unwavering conservative majority on the bench so far have not come to pass, with the two Trump-nominated justices crossing over to side with liberal co...
16:34, 05/22/2019

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interfere...
16:34, 05/22/2019

Niki Lauda: Calculative, Resilient, Three-Time World Champion The week started on a sombre note with the death of three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda. The legendary F1 driver left for the heavenly abode leaving behind stories of inspiration for an......
16:51, 05/22/2019

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turkish soldiers are about to receive training on how to use it....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
17:00, 05/22/2019

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban British chip designer ARM has halted relations with Huawei [HWT.L] in order to comply with a United States blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
17:00, 05/22/2019

New Jersey woman charged after the cats she allegedly abandoned began to eat each other A New Jersey woman may still face trial and possible jail time after prosecutors say she left her apartment for an extended period and abandoned inside more than two dozen starving cats — whose drive for survival ultimately compelled some of them to ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-A-Lago club wants to fire lawyers, represent herself The Chinese woman charged with trying to illegally enter President Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida surprised a federal judge Tuesday when she asked to fire attorneys and represent herself....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
17:17, 05/22/2019

"HD Kumaraswamy Chief Minister Till Friday": BJP Leader Sadananda Gowda Days after the exit polls predicted a grim future for the opposition, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has claimed that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government in Karnataka will collapse a day......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Kevin Durant's agent says Warriors star still undecided on what he'll do in free agency Rich Kleiman said the Golden State Warriors forward is focused on rehabbing his calf injury and the NBA Finals, not the free agency period looming.        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Bucks subdued following Game 4 loss, but remain hopeful What I'm Hearing: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez spoke with the Bucks following their second consecutive loss to the Raptors and says that while the team seamed upset, they remain hopeful.        ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Kwik Trip veggie trays again linked to salmonella Wisconsin-based convenience store chain Kwik Trip has removed some vegetable trays from its stores after several reported illnesses in Wisconsin and Minnesota....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin Coffee shares fall below IPO price Shares of Luckin Coffee fell Wednesday morning, joining the likes of Uber and Lyft by dropping below its initial public offering price days after its debut....
17:34, 05/22/2019

EU sees no compliance issues in Google shopping, rivals disagree Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday she did not see any problems with the way Google was complying with her order to boost competition in online shopping, brushing aside complaints from some of the U.S. company's rivals....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares pressured the technology sector....
17:34, 05/22/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
17:51, 05/22/2019

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

Google Complying With EU Order in Shopping Case, Says EU's Vestager Since the fine, Google has offered to allow competitors to bid for advertising space at the top of a search page, giving them the chance to compete on equal terms....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Snapdeal Said to Conduct Due Diligence on ShopClues, Consider Bid Snapdeal is conducting due diligence on ShopClues, in a move likely to result in a potential acquisition of its rival in an all-stock deal, Reuters reported....
17:51, 05/22/2019

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Sign this petition to stop Craig Wright from copyrighting the Bitcoin white paper An online petition to remove Craig Wright’s name from a copyright claim submitted earlier this week has surfaced after his latest effort to lay claim to the fact he authored the original Bitcoin white paper. In an attempt to scratch his latest patent...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Everything we know about the PlayStation 5 (so far) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. While it’s kept a tight grasp on most details on its next-generation gaming console, Sony has unveiled a few det...
17:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump is “engaged in a cover-up” following a meeting Wednesday with House Democrats over whether to launch impeachment hearings. ​ “It’s important to follow the facts. We ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

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

The top barriers businesses face in adopting AI A lack of skilled talent is the biggest obstacle for organizations looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a SnapLogic report....
18:00, 05/22/2019

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

The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
18:00, 05/22/2019

'You can't cheat then?': the Queen learns how self-checkout works on visit to Sainsbury's The Queen was introduced to the concept of supermarket self-service check-out tills today and immediately wondered if it was possible to get away without paying for some groceries....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Audi launches Q5 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with 362bhp Audi Q5 55 TFSI e Quattro Electrified variant of SUV to go on sale in June with 26-mile electric-only range and prices starting from around £55,000 The new plug-in hybrid version of the Audi Q5 SUV will go on sale in the UK at the start of June, p...
18:17, 05/22/2019

3 quirky homes for sale in the Hamptons The Hamptons are where visionary designers and their benefactors come together to create daring homes. Notable among them is Bioscleave House at 113 Springy Banks Road in East Hampton. Completed in 2008, the 2,700-square-foot house features 40 paint ...
18:17, 05/22/2019

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
18:17, 05/22/2019

The Mailbag Of Thrones on the series finale, what Bran knew, Jon's fate, and what it all means for the books We learned a lot from Game Of Thrones’ series finale, “The Iron Throne,” like how there is literally no failure too big to get Tyrion fired, dragons have an uncanny understanding of symbolism, and the Citadel is a four-month college. But the show’s l...
18:34, 05/22/2019

In thoughtful interview, Stephen Colbert and Howard Stern talk about what makes a thoughtful interview Since Stephen Colbert was welcoming self-proclaimed king of all media Howard Stern onto Tuesday’s Late Show, it only makes sense that the legendary/infamous radio star got plenty of time to promote his new book, Howard Stern Comes Again. (You get it....
18:34, 05/22/2019

Ewan chalks up second win as Viviani falters again "Australian pocket-rocket Caleb Ewan doubled up on the Giro d’Italia with a strong stage 11 win ahead of Arnaud Demare and Pascal Ackermann in Novi Ligure as the out-of-sorts Elia Viviani’s woes continued."...
18:34, 05/22/2019

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

Floods in 2009 and 2015 were worst in Cumbria for centuries – study Analysis in north-west England linked to evidence of UK’s vulnerability to climate crisis The floods of 2009 and 2015 in north-west England were the worst for more than 550 years, according to groundbreaking analysis of lake sediment in the region.Re...
18:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

Arsenal must avoid transfer mistakes like Aaron Ramsey's exit, says Raul Sanllehi Arsenal's Head of Football Raul Sanllehi says the club "have to avoid" repeating the kind of mistakes that led to them losing star midfielder Aaron Ramsey on a free transfer....
18:34, 05/22/2019

'I don't do cover-ups': Trump angrily lashes out at Democratic probes at surprise press conference President Donald Trump said "I don't do cover-ups" at a surprise White House press conference. Trump said reportersshould be "ashamed" of themselves for how they have reported on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
18:51, 05/22/2019

A Quirk of the Calendar Is Messing With Stocks Erasing the 2007-2009 bear market from 10-year stock returns has made ‘long-term’ performance look stellar, even though recent returns are unexceptional....
18:51, 05/22/2019

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

Toyota Will Soon Offer New Parts for the MKIII and MKIV Supra If you have a third- or fourth-generation Toyota Supra, you shouldn’t feel left out by all this “new Supra” talk. You certainly aren’t forgotten, least of all by Toyota. Jealous that the new Supra will have years and years of OEM parts to choose from...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

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

Flamingo euthanized after child injures it throwing rock into zoo exhibit The bird was euthanized Monday at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, in what zoo Director Jay Tetzloff called "a truly unfortunate accident."        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

5 common lawn care mistakes you may be making Even if you have the best of intentions, there are a few lawn care mistakes you’re probably making.        ...
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Memphis teen overcomes homelessness to earn $3 million in scholarships, valedictorian honors Tupac Mosley, 17, received $3 million in scholarships and was recognized as his high school's valedictorian at Raleigh Egypt High School in Memphis.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Sony CEO: smartphone unit "necessary" component of hardware business Sony’s smartphone business has been bleeding money for years and investors have consistently called for an exit from the segment. But according to the company’s CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, the smartphone unit is “necessary” to make Sony’s hardware busine...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a similarly large scale. The official list of participa...
19:00, 05/22/2019

NFL committee to decide whether to tweak interference rule NFL owners have given the competition committee the go-ahead to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass interference        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Joe Manganiello Talking About Wife Sofia Vergara Will Make You Believe in Love Want to believe in love? Just read how Joe Manganiello talks about his famous wife. It's been nearly four years since the actor of Magic Mike fame tied the knot with Modern......
19:17, 05/22/2019

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
19:34, 05/22/2019

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

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

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

Vivek Oberoi "Went The Wrong Way": Director Of PM Modi Biopic On Meme Row Actor Vivek Oberoi "went the wrong way" in sharing a "crass" meme on Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's personal life, says his "PM Narendra Modi" director Omung Kumar....
19:51, 05/22/2019

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Behar says Ben Carson is under POTUS' 'influence,' cites Trump's 'cult of mentally crazy people' Housing and Urban Devlopment Secretary Ben Carson received some tough criticism from "The View" where co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg suggested he was making poor, misinformed decisions as head of the department....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Washington woman captures real-life ‘Bambi’ moment in cute video A Walt Disney movie has come to life in Washington state. Darlene Wilbourn, of Loomis, recently recorded an adorable video of a deer and a bunny snuggling in a backyard, a scene she says was straight out of the Disney classic, “Bambi.”...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Review: Dynamic new 'Aladdin' wishes upon Will Smith's star Genie Will Smith goes over the top as a big blue Genie in Disney's new 'Aladdin,' a live-action redo that doesn't quite have the charm of the 1992 original.        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

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

AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation benchmarks leak, showing blistering performance We already know that AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation processors are coming in Q3 2019, and are rumored to be revealed at Computex 2019 – but benchmarks for two of the chips have leaked ahead of the show.These leaks, spotted by Wccftech, reveal a 12-c...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Malware becomes art as bidding for virus-infested laptop passes $1 million Normally, you’d want to keep malware off your laptop at any cost, but it seems that people are prepared to pay a ridiculous amount of money – in excess of a million bucks, in fact – to purchase a virus-infested notebook if it...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Olympus TG-6 surfaces: 4K-ready waterproof compact confirmed Olympus has form for producing compact and tough everything-proof cameras, and its two-year-old TG-5 is one of the best-specced options on the market. No doubt keen to ensure it stays ahead of the competition, the company has now given that model a m...
20:00, 05/22/2019

In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
20:00, 05/22/2019

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

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Capturing Clow Cards, Finding Grow Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Capturing Clow Cards, Finding Growth: How Cardcaptor Sakura Formed Who I Am • Doctorkev’s Winter 2019 Postmortem • TAY Retro: Intellivision “Kenny Everett” Intellivision [TV Commercial...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Trump says he won’t work with Democrats until ‘phony’ investigations end U.S. President Donald Trump fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation on Wednesday that he is engaged in a cover-up, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, "I don't do cover-ups."...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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

'Aladdin' should rub audiences the right way Chalk it up to modest expectations -- starting with early previews that rubbed people the wrong way -- but "Aladdin" is a great deal of fun, with charming leads and elaborately mounted songs. It's hardly a whole new world, but in this suddenly well-p...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
20:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

Why The Hot Zone Left a Lasting Impression on Julianna Margulies The Hot Zone, Julianna Margulies' latest TV project, is vastly different from the ones you know her from. The miniseries, which is set in 1989 and features Margulies as Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax,......
20:17, 05/22/2019

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is One of Quentin Tarantino’s Most Affectionate Films. It’s Also One of His Best How you respond to Quentin Tarantino’s dazzling elegiac fairytale Once Upon a Time in Hollywood—playing in competition here at the Cannes Film Festival—may depend on how much you like old guys, people who see how the changing of the...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Germany eases curbs on shooting wolves, in nod to farmers Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to loosen tight restrictions on shooting wolves to help tackle the growing threat they pose to livestock after a year-long row within Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Roger Goodell: NFL won't interfere with Tyreek Hill investigation NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will not interfere with the child abuse investigation in relation to Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry. Qualcomm shares fell more than 10%...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Slack Co-Founder on the Power of Emoji at the Office Colleagues that Slack each other smiley-face emojis stay together. That was the message from the chat platform’s chief technology officer, Cal Henderson, speaking about how greater connectivity among co-workers is changing the way people do their job...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Belgian loot box decision takes down some of Nintendo’s mobile games An example of the randomized hero summons in Fire Emblem Heroes Nintendo has become the latest publisher affected by a 2018 decision by Belgium's Gaming Commission to treat games with randomized loot boxes as an illegal form of gambling. The publish...
20:51, 05/22/2019

A Day Trip to Cold Spring, Complete With Kayaking and a Castle Cold Spring is home to excellent hikes, a bucolic Main Street and scads of suburban charm. It’s also a launch site for awesome kayak tours of the Hudson....
20:51, 05/22/2019

First ride: 2019 Ford Focus ST With the imminent arrival of an all-new Focus ST, we hitch a ride to see if it can bottle the brilliance of its little brother "The spirit of everything we learned from the Fiesta ST is definitely in there," says Leo Roeks, peering up at the differe...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Man Utd v Bayern Munich Legends 2019: 1999 Treble Reunion game - tickets, TV, live stream, teams and lineups Manchester United fans are in for a real treat on Sunday as the Legends of their 1999 Treble-winning season return for a reunion match against Bayern Munich....
20:51, 05/22/2019

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

Want a Discount on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite? Read on. The previous generation Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader for almost everyone, and at $80, it’s a no-brainer for bookworms traveling during the summer vacation....
21:00, 05/22/2019

FAMU’s Tradition of Unapologetic Blackness and Activism Set Andrew Gillum on a Political Path One of the rising stars in the Democratic Party credits the traditions instilled at his alma mater, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), for putting him on the road of success in his political career....
21:00, 05/22/2019

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

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

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a new system, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, that would help marketers track the success of ads...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Bruins open as Cup favorites against Blues The St. Louis Blues, who were a 300-to-1 long shot to win the Stanley Cup in early January, have come a long way but still will enter the Stanley Cup Final as underdogs to the Boston Bruins....
21:17, 05/22/2019

SuperData: Mortal Kombat 11 and Fortnite help digital game sales hit $8.8 billion in April NetherRealm's latest fighter continues to break new records. While console spending is up overall, PC is down 4% despite the success of free-to-play games.Read More...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Huawei’s U.S. losses could lead to gains in China, at Apple’s expense It looks bad for Huawei in the U.S. right now, but its fortunes in China might improve as it focuses on selling 5G phones, something Apple can't do.Read More...
21:17, 05/22/2019

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

Copper, which develops CRM tools for G Suite, raises $15 million Copper, a San Francisco-based developer of G Suite customer relationship management tools, has received an extension to its series C funding round.Read More...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Manny Pacquiao: ‘My time is not over yet’ In his own words Manny Pacquiao explains that he hasn't felt this motivated and excited since he fought Oscar De La Hoya The post Manny Pacquiao: ‘My time is not over yet’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Parents get conflicting advice about mixing infant formula (Reuters Health) - National and international pediatric and health organizations should develop a uniform set of guidelines around infant formulas, says a group of pediatric experts....
21:17, 05/22/2019

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

Ice T scolds Amazon after claiming he almost shot driver during delivery Ice T wants Amazon to offer ways to identify workers dropping off packages after claiming he almost shot a driver during a delivery.        ...
21:34, 05/22/2019

Trump cuts short infrastructure meeting, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he ...
21:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

Darkly comic 'Parasite' gets critics buzzing at Cannes "Parasite", a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong contender for an award after impressing critics....
21:34, 05/22/2019

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

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortions opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory as Alabama and other states seek stringent abortion bans. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America said the Wednesday rally was to celebrate the ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

The Latest: River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneat...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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

Lexington Police Investigating Shooting On Walden Drive LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police are investigating a shooting on Walden Drive. One person was taken into custody on scene and another was taken to UK Hospital with gunshot wounds. There was a shooting Monday off Laredo Drive. Officers...
21:51, 05/22/2019

A Wild Week of Weather Extreme swings during the spring aren’t anything out of the ordinary. Three out of the four season have made an appearance this week.. At the center of it all was a strong low coming out of the southern Plains. For the folks out west it has tur...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Couple who accused Georgia Tech’s Pastner charged ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple who accused Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexual assault is facing more criminal charges. The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson reports that prosecutors in Oro Valley, Arizona, charged Ron Bell on...
21:51, 05/22/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia. It says Britain should return t...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

Germany squad omits Mario Götze again Mario Götze's improved form late in the season for Dortmund has not caught Joachim Löw's eye. The Germany coach is looking to other attacking options, including teenager Kai Havertz and new BVB signing Julian Brandt....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two Florida counties were breached in the 2016 election....
22:00, 05/22/2019

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

Hazard on the move! Dortmund sign Chelsea star Eden's brother Thorgan Eden Hazard may well be on the move this summer, but his brother Thorgan has done what all younger siblings like to do and steal the limelight with a transfer of his own....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Bucks look to reclaim momentum from Raptors in Game 5 The Toronto Raptors have the momentum, but the Milwaukee Bucks will be playing on their home court Thursday night in the pivotal Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals....
22:17, 05/22/2019

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

UPDATE 3-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
22:34, 05/22/2019

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

The Best New Features in Windows 10's May 2019 Update Microsoft officially launched the Windows 10 May 2019 update today for all to consume—all who haven’t already been beta-testing it for months, that is. Acquiring said update is easy. Click the Start button, type in “Updates,” click on the “Check for ...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Marvel fans demand Danny DeVito be the next Wolverine: petition What’s the height requirement for playing a superhero anyway? More than 14,000 people have signed a Change.org petition to have “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” star Danny DeVito replace Hugh Jackman as clawed mutant Wolver...
22:51, 05/22/2019

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

‘Downton Abbey’ trailer has fans buzzing over royal visit The royals are coming! The US and UK trailers for the film adaption of the hit TV series “Downton Abbey” dropped Tuesday and have already raked in more than 1.4 million views. Both teasers for the film, set in 1927, feature the Crawley fa...
22:51, 05/22/2019

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

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Red Bull ditches nose scoop for F1 Monaco Grand Prix, updates floor Red Bull has ditched its nose scoop for the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix in favour of a more conventional Formula 1 design, along with small updates to the floor...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Grosjean warns Haas over Magnussen "avoidable" Spain F1 contact Romain Grosjean has warned Haas that it may come to regret not managing the "avoidable situation" with his Formula 1 team-mate Kevin Magnussen at Barcelona in the final championship standings...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Charles Schwab Challenge: Brandt Snedeker is a value play Fresh off of the PGA Championship, the tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. Colonial has played host to this Tour (under different names) since 1946. It is a shorter par-70 track that never has h...
23:00, 05/22/2019

NFL may have just saved New York from Giants, Jets TV torture If the Giants and Jets are unwatchable yet again, the NFL may have just provided New York with a quick fix. At the Spring League Meeting on Wednesday, the league eliminated the so-called “singleheader rule,” meaning that every market will...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Nigel Farage shelters on campaign bus to avoid milkshake attack Brexit party leader told to remain on vehicle after possible assailants spottedNigel Farage has been forced to seek refuge on his campaign bus after being stalked by people carrying milkshakes in Kent, according to reports.The Brexit party leader and...
23:17, 05/22/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Nigel Farage discussed fronting far-right group led by Steve Bannon Footage shows Brexit party leader calling Bannon’s plan a ‘fightback against globalists’Nigel Farage discussed the idea of fronting a global alliance of populist and far-right politicians being put together by the controversial former White House str...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating his power and popularity and paving the way for the ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

It's About to Get Much More Difficult to Fly DJI Drones Into Planes Last year, when a Robinson R22 crashed outside of Charleston, South Carolina, the student pilot and instructor in the helicopter said they lost control of the aircraft as they tried to avoid a DJI Phantom quadcopter. The incident could have been one ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualcomm had violated antitrust laws, charged high roya...
23:17, 05/22/2019

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-year-old protectionist law known as the Jones Act....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees. The two proposals on faci...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities say 32 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed to stop the outbreak. It’s unclear if anyone ill came in contact with a 16-year-...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Michigan AG: Lame-duck ballot drive law is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s attorney general says a lame-duck law making it harder to put proposals on the statewide ballot is unconstitutional. Democrat Dana Nessel’s opinion Wednesday binds state officials unless it is reversed by ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin says Tubman $20 bill design delayed past 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, with Tubm...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Falcons lose DE Means for 2019 with Achilles tendon injury FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons defensive end Steven Means will miss the 2019 season after suffering an Achilles tendon injury. Means was a part-time starter in 2018 and hurt in Monday’s organized team activities (OTAs) practice, wh...
23:34, 05/22/2019

This Mechanical Key Switch Sampler May Be the Ultimate Fidget Toy Shopping for a mechanical keyboard is tough. It’s difficult to grasp exactly what “clickiness” you’re into when all you have is a description on a website. That’s where the Griarrac Cherry MX Switch Tester comes in handy....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his official website....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

Wendy Williams’ Son Arrested for Assault After Allegedly Punching His Father, Kevin Hunter It’s good to know Wendy Williams has finally set herself free from years of what appeared to be a very unhappy and unhealthy marriage to Kevin Hunter Sr., but of course, divorce can be quite complicated....
23:51, 05/22/2019

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

Ex-Vogue staffer gets probation for stealing from top editor A former Vogue staffer who admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from the fashion magazine’s former creative director was sentenced Wednesday to three years’ probation. Yvonne Bannigan, 26, strolled into Manhattan Supreme Court Wednesday we...
23:51, 05/22/2019

|Howtomakeeducationfitforthefuture-expert Any education that deems itself "fit for the future" needs to meet the challenges of the changing workplace, says Lee Davis of Cambridge International....
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

Join OSIRIS-Rex Mission: Select sample sites for Bennu excavation TUCSON – The OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft has been in search of a sample collection site that is safe since Dec. 3, 2018. While they search, the spacecraft remains at Bennu where it is worthy of closer study. The process has been slower than desired because...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held....
00:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Texas Pacific investors claim nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
00:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official governmen...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Brazil cosmetics firm Natura agrees to buy Avon Products Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to buy U.S. rival Avon Products Inc in an all-stock deal, creating the world's fourth-largest cosmetics company....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA su...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after participating in a rally against one of the natio...
00:17, 05/23/2019

How have fashionistas ended up wearing a load of old curtains? It is inevitable that the reaction against the Kardashian bodycon trend would be an overcorrection, taking its anti-feminist inspiration from sloanes and Victorian housewivesAm I having a funny turn or are people saying a fashion statement was made a...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House memb...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wedne...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Lloyd's of London plans to merge governance bodies -source Lloyd's of London is proposing merging two of its governance bodies, the council and the board which together oversee the insurance market, to reduce overlap, a source familiar with the matter said....
00:34, 05/23/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Queen learns to use self-service checkout Britain's Queen Elizabeth took part in supermarket retailer Sainsbury's 150th birthday celebrations on Wednesday, and even took the time to learn about self-service checkouts....
00:34, 05/23/2019

'Prolific' criminal group in Europe busted One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
00:34, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

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

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representatives, let the record show that lawmakers feel compelled to sing along. Reeves, a native of Eufaula, Ala...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Trump awards medals to public safety officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. Trump honored the men at a White House ceremony on Wednesday. Tw...
00:51, 05/23/2019

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made an...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he’s thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will retire at the end of his current term. Foster Friess told The...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Sheriff: Baby girl dies after 5 hours in Florida daycare van JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an infant has died after being left in a hot van for hours outside a Florida daycare. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon out...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Bizarre double play helps Grandal, Brewers outlast Reds 11-9 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal homered during a big rally, then started a bizarre double play on a pitch that got past him and bounced to the backstop, helping the Milwaukee Brewers outlast the Cincinnati Reds 11-9 on Wednesday. Trailing 6-1 in the...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Officials say the Clotilda, last known ship to bring enslaved persons to the US, has been identified in Alabama waters MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Officials say the Clotilda, last known ship to bring enslaved persons to the US, has been identified in Alabama waters....
00:51, 05/23/2019

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's signature property, federal law enforcement authorities announced Wednesday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

DCCC chief cancels fundraiser in snub to anti-abortion Democrat The head of the House Democrats’ campaign arm has cancelled plans to fundraise for Rep. Dan Lipinski — one of the party’s last remaining anti-abortion stalwarts — after facing fierce backlash from the party’s left flank.Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) ann...
01:00, 05/23/2019

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

Huge snake slithers on to Connecticut woman’s roof, frightening video shows A black rat snake — estimated to be 7-feet in length — was spotted twisting and contorting its lengthy body up the side of Linda Bertolette’s home in Farmington, Conn., on Monday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Hiring Juwan Howard as Michigan basketball coach is a major risk Juwan Howard returns to Michigan basketball with no head coaching experience and no track record of recruiting, which is a major cause for concern.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Lauer throws 7 impressive innings, Padres beat D'backs 5-2 Left-hander Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in seven starts and the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Pagano puts stamp on Bears 'D' after year out of coaching New Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano gets to put his stamp on a unit that emerged as one of the best the past four seasons under Vic Fangio, particularly now that offseason workouts are underway        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

May Faces Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt and a Resignation Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals for leaving the European Union, including the resignation of a key cabinet member....
01:34, 05/23/2019

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
01:34, 05/23/2019

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

Woman left paralyzed after dismissing illness as a cold Danielle McGuinness, 29, was rushed to hospital when she began to lose the feeling in her hands and legs hours before she was due to jet off on a dream holiday....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates CHICAGO — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health c...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Baby tiger sharks chow down on sparrows and doves: scientists Baby tiger sharks aren’t only eating seafood — they’re also chowing down on songbirds, scientists have found. In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Ecology, scientists revealed that even though tiger sharks are known for a wide variety of cuisi...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
01:51, 05/23/2019

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

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-v...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Ocasio-Cortez likens growing cauliflower to colonialism She promised grassroots activism, but this is ridiculous. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken aim at cauliflower, claiming that growing the vegetable in community gardens in non-white neighborhoods is an act of colonialism. “When someone says tha...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Michael Avenatti accused of scamming Stormy Daniels out of $300K Embattled lawyer Michael Avenatti was accused Wednesday of scamming nearly $300,000 from porn star Stormy Daniels by diverting two advance payments for her memoir to an account he controlled. Avenatti, 48, was charged with wire fraud and aggravated i...
02:00, 05/23/2019

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

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Trump honors officers with Medal of Valor awards Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a mass shooting on Election Day 2016 in southern California. (May 22)   ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film Festival premiere. (May 22)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.        ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

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

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
02:51, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
02:51, 05/23/2019

HBO confirms no ‘Game of Thrones’ sequels are currently in development Game of Thrones may be over for the time being, and many fans are still licking their wounds after what they’ve had to endure in season 8, but George R.R. Martin’s universe will continue to deliver new stories in the coming years. But an ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

John Davidson’s dream now turns into trying Rangers task As John Davidson stepped to the microphone, chants of “J.D.” could be heard in the background from the highlight video tracing his career arc. Owner James Dolan welcomed him back home, where he excelled as a player and broadcaster for nearly three de...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Uttar Pradesh Results Live Updates: Counting To Begin At 8 am After a marathon seven-phased polls, the time for the Lok Sabha election results 2019 has finally arrived. The counting for results 2019 will begin soon....
03:00, 05/23/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
03:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can’t even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, we’re one step closer to that reality today, as Facebook has confirmed that ads will arrive in ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

ARM is the latest tech company to sever ties with Huawei after US import ban The US government’s Huawei import ban delivered a massive blow to the most important Chinese smartphone vendor. Under the terms of the ban, Huawei can’t do business with US-based hardware suppliers and software makers. A direct result of ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Cop who said he was sleepwalking during 2014 assault busted yet again An NYPD cop who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a Bronx woman’s apartment and attacked her in 2014 was just busted again — this time in Baltimore for allegedly assaulting two police officers, sources tell The Post. Officer ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Snap a Gallery Wall Into Place With Magnaframe's Affordable, Magnetic Frame Packs Gallery walls are definitely The Thing To Do when decorating a home these days, but if you don’t have the creative eye to design your own, or the cash to pay Framebridge to do it, Magnaframe is a unique, affordable, and easy-to-install alternative....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Tarantino got snippy when asked why Margot Robbie doesn't get to say much in Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood It’s been an open question, ever since the film was first announced, how much Quentin Tarantino’s ninth picture, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, was actually “about” Sharon Tate, and her death at the hands of the Manson family in 1969. Tarantino made ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ag...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Russian Weightlifter's Lower Leg Bones Go Kerblooey During Ill-Fated 250-Kilogram Squat The setting for this horrifying video is the Eurasian Weightlifting Championship, held May 19 in Khabarovsk in southeastern Russia. The central figure is 20-year-old Russian weightlifter Yaroslav Radashkevich, who is attempting to squat 250 kilograms...
03:34, 05/23/2019

The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary The NFL this morning approved a rule change that could potentially allow coaches to challenge pass interference calls and non-calls in the last two minutes of a half or game. As with most tweaks to the league’s rulebook, this one’s likely going to cr...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons have broken up At the same time a new Australia Vogue cover story dropped — where Jenner talked of potentially marrying Simmons — he was seen out partying in Atlantic City....
03:34, 05/23/2019

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers....
03:51, 05/23/2019

University of St Thomas kicked out of conference for winning too much MIAC announces St Thomas will be ‘involuntarily removed’University president calls decision ‘extremely disappointing’St Paul school has been original member of league since 1920The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust the...
04:00, 05/23/2019

The People Who Published Firewatch Are Now Making A Game Console With, Uh, A Crank Playdate is a new portable gaming system from app developer Panic, coming in early 2020. It has a glossy black and white screen with no backlight. Along with a directional pad and A and B buttons, it sports a rotatable crank that pops out of the righ...
04:17, 05/23/2019

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP – podcast A plot to kill a Labour MP and a police officer was only disrupted after an informant within the neo-Nazi group National Action blew the whistle. Robbie Mullen passed the details on to Hope Not Hate’s Matthew Collins. Here, they tell their extraordin...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Ford Is Working on Package-Delivering Robots That Fold Up Inside Self-Driving Cars These days, we keep hearing automakers talk about all the partnerships they’re forming for autonomous cars, car sharing, large-scale electrification, and just general “mobility solutions.” A lot of it is bullshit meant to make the companies appear on...
04:51, 05/23/2019

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

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

Dollar stalls near one-month high after Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday after minutes from the May Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed officials agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time."...
05:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

Hawkeyes upset No. 1 seed Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cole McDonald allowed five hits and struck out nine in eight innings, and bottom seed Iowa knocked off regular-season champion Indiana 4-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. The Hawkeyes (31-22), swept by Indiana in a th...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Death Investigation Underway In Whitley Co. WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are investigating after a woman was found dead at a home in Whitley County Wednesday evening. Kentucky State Police say they received a shots-fired call at a home on Highway 1064. When trooper...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Montero scores on penalty kick, Whitecaps tie Red Bulls 2-2 HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fredy Montero tied it for Vancouver with a penalty kick in the 61st minute and the Whitecaps held on for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. Referee Victor Rivas awarded the Whitecaps (3-6-5) the kick afte...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Twins, Angels postponed, will be made up on Thursday ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The series finale between the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Angels has been postponed because of weather and rescheduled for Thursday. It rained at Angel Stadium two hours before Wednesday’s game, causing puddles to...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Gobert, George, Giannis headline NBA All-Defensive teams NEW YORK (AP) — Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and MVP finalists Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George were the leading vote-getters for the All-Defensive first team. Boston’s Marcus Smart and Milwaukee’s Eric Bledsoe rounded ou...
05:17, 05/23/2019

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

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in the last year. The U.S. Department of Health an...
05:17, 05/23/2019

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

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
05:34, 05/23/2019

Honda recalls 118,000 CR-Vs in the U.S. for unexpected airbag deployments Honda said it is recalling the 2019 Honda CR-V to replace steering wheel wire harnesses and supplemental restraint system cable reels after six unexpected driver airbag deployments that occurred without a crash. ...
05:34, 05/23/2019

Court: Deutsche Bank may release files on Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has failed in his legal attempt to stop Congress subpoenas to force Deutsche Bank to release his financial details. The German bank reportedly lent Trump over $2 billion in the last 20 years....
05:34, 05/23/2019

The Marvel Approach Won't Work for Star Wars, According to Kathleen Kennedy The similarities between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and A New Hope are as plentiful as they are obvious, because even though the newest trilogy introduces a whole slew of new characters, the story being told about bringing balance to the Force is t...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Topper Mortimer’s Upper East Side home gets another price cut An Upper East Side abode owned by Topper Mortimer — “Real Housewives of New York City” socialite Tinsley Mortimer’s ex-husband — is now on the market for almost half its original asking price. (The financier is now married to shoe designer Tabitha Si...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Curvy High Line condo by Zaha Hadid gets new interior design Interior designer Eric Cohler did the interiors of a second condo at 520 W. 28th St., the building designed by late starchitect Zaha Hadid. The four-bedroom home is on the market for $12.5 million. At 3,840 square feet, it comes with 162 square feet ...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Early Results From India’s Elections Point to a Modi Victory. Here’s What to Know After an elaborate seven-phase election set over five-and-a-half weeks, India’s marathon polls finally came to a close on Sunday. Counting to determine the winner in the world’s largest democratic election began at 8 a.m. local time on Th...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
06:17, 05/23/2019

Exhibits about Ali, nature, motorcycles opening at Graceland MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the life and career of late boxing great Muhammad Ali. Gra...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier...
06:34, 05/23/2019

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

It's Never Too Early To Sit Your Child Down And Tell Them That Sex Is Illegal And Babies Come From Putting Eggs In The Microwave As a parent, communication with your children is absolutely essential, especially when it comes to important—and admittedly awkward—topics like sex. But as your little ones grow up, it can be hard to know when they are ready to have “the talk,” so to...
06:51, 05/23/2019

ATP roundup: Wawrinka among top seeds upset in Geneva Two-time winner and local favorite Stan Wawrinka was ousted in the Round of 16 at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Wednesday, as Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur rallied past him 3-6, 6-3, 6-4....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing positive does not result in a suspension....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Poll shows most ‘Game of Thrones’ fans actually enjoyed the finale A new poll showed that a majority of Game of Thrones fans enjoyed the show’s recent finale, despite online outrage over the HBO drama’s conclusion. The Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday found that 61 percent of vi...
07:17, 05/23/2019

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

Video shows Sacramento cops using ‘spit mask’ on minor during arrest SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh “spit mask” on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained. Officers “appropr...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
07:17, 05/23/2019

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixir is just industrial bleach, according to a report. Robert Baldwin, the founder of the Global Healing...
07:17, 05/23/2019

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

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, a...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Promoted: The engineering students helping to create a 2019 Formula 1 car Winners of the INFINITI Engineering Academy have begun their real-world Formula 1 experience by helping design and build this year's Renault R.S.19. car...
07:17, 05/23/2019

This may be closest Ja Morant gets to the Knicks Ja Morant hasn’t heard from the Knicks since meeting with the team in Chicago last week at the draft combine. He also hadn’t visited New York before Wednesday, and coming from Sumter, S.C., before playing at Murray State, a school of roughly 11,000 i...
07:34, 05/23/2019

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

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
07:34, 05/23/2019

Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States has been discovered in Alabama's Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a historical commission said on Wednesday....
07:34, 05/23/2019

Apple's Webkit Browser Engine to Get New Privacy Feature for Ad Tracking Apple said Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users....
07:34, 05/23/2019

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

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Deal: Unlocked Apple iPhone X on sale for $200 off at Best Buy (activation required) Deals that require activation are quite often available at various US retailers. It makes it easier for carriers to enroll more consumers under their banners and helps retailers sell some devices faster. If you don't mind getting a new smartphone and...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's personal data without informed, explicit consent. A ...
08:17, 05/23/2019

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

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Pakistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the 2017 Champions Trophy winners, Pakistan....
08:17, 05/23/2019

Intermountain Academy graduates inaugural class TUCSON — Seven students all on the autism spectrum received their diplomas Wednesday from Intermountain Academy in Tucson, becoming the first graduating class of the school. It was all pomp and circumstance for these graduates dressed in their ...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
08:51, 05/23/2019

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of young men in the Gaza Strip have turned to a small industry of lenders in the coastal territory to help them pay for their weddings, only to fall onto hard times because of crushing debt and a lack of jobs. Ma...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Dutch polls open, kicking off 4 days of European elections THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls have opened in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for th...
08:51, 05/23/2019

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

The Yankee who hasn’t been part of recent home run surge BALTIMORE — The recent shower of power orchestrated by Clint Frazier, Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez has not only been welcomed by the Yankees, it has made up for a dip in that department from a bat that carried the Yankees early in the season when ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Hannity blasts Pelosi, calls Ocasio-Cortez the 'real speaker of the House' Fox News' Sean Hannity didn't mince words Wednesday, calling out House Speaker Nancy's Pelosi for her accusation that President Trump "engaged in a cover-up," calling the speaker a figurehead who answers to radical elements in her party led by Rep. A...
09:17, 05/23/2019

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

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

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) joint venture in Brazil, which could include a potential sale....
09:34, 05/23/2019

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

Britain's Serco buys U.S. defence supplier NSBU for $225 mln British outsourcer Serco will buy Alion's Naval Systems Business Unit (NSBU), a provider of ship and submarine engineering services to the U.S. Navy, for $225 million, Serco said on Thursday....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on Thursday The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy:...
09:34, 05/23/2019

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - May 23 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
09:34, 05/23/2019

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
09:51, 05/23/2019

A promise unfulfilled: water pipeline stops short for Sioux reservation After 25 years and a half-billion dollars, only half of the project’s water delivered to Pine Ridge Reservation comes from the Missouri River – unlike supplies for white ranchersUp until late last year, Ella Coleman, a diminutive, soft-spoken Oglala ...
09:51, 05/23/2019

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

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways...
09:51, 05/23/2019

Illegal immigrant gets 20 years for raping 12-year-old Mississippi girl An illegal immigrant who followed a 12-year-old Mississippi girl into a restaurant bathroom, got her number, then raped her hours later, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison, according to a report....
09:51, 05/23/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
09:51, 05/23/2019

NYC teacher who paid students to build bombs sentenced A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited these “dangerous times” when schools and places of worship must guard against violence....
09:51, 05/23/2019

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party favors mix with evidence of transience: there’s a...
09:51, 05/23/2019

The Perfection review – gory Netflix horror offers imperfect intrigue Get Out’s Allison Williams plays a mysterious cellist in an intermittently alluring yet flatly directed B-movie that tries too hard to shock In Netflix-acquired curio The Perfection, confusion reigns. As viewers, we’re wrongfooted both by the film’s ...
09:51, 05/23/2019

80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
09:51, 05/23/2019

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

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime ministers meet to discuss the contaminated oil on the Druzhba pipeline, an aide for Kozak...
10:00, 05/23/2019

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

Tornado damage near Joplin, Missouri A tornado skirted just a few miles north of Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a catastrophic tornado that killed 161 people in the city. The tornado caused damage in the nearby town of Carl Junction. (May 23)     ...
10:34, 05/23/2019

Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant promote sexist attitudes towards women, says UN A report by UNESCO has suggested that the default use of female-sounding voice assistants in our smart home gadgets and smartphones perpetuates sexist attitudes towards women.The report, titled I'd Blush if I Could, takes its name from Siri&apos...
10:34, 05/23/2019

Playdate handheld is an indie-powered Game Boy for the 21st century If you long for the good old days of simple games which place fun and imagination above everything else, then today is your lucky day, because a new indie-focused handheld is coming from videogame-publisher Panic, the company behind Firewatch and Unt...
10:34, 05/23/2019

The best cheap smart home devices and gadget deals in May 2019 Upgrade your living space into a smart home without breaking the bank with our hand-picked smart home devices that include speakers, security cameras, light bulbs and more. Create a smart home hub with these gadgets that work with Amazon Alexa and th...
10:34, 05/23/2019

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Won’t Arrive Until 2028, If It Ever Comes at All WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president...
10:51, 05/23/2019

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources told Reuters....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Germany's struggling car industry won't see significant rebound - Ifo Germany's export-oriented car industry will not see a significant recovery from its current slowdown, the chief economist of Germany's Ifo institute said on Thursday....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly conflicting information at times. Earlier this yea...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Unlocked Moto Z3 Play goes 50 percent off list at Fry's with free Moto Mod included After being repeatedly discounted by its manufacturer and reputable third-party retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H Photo Video in recent months, the Moto Z3 Play seems to have received a permanent price cut from $500 to $350 in an unlocked vari...
11:17, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe Congratulates PM Narendra Modi If the trends convert into seats, this would be the first time in more than 40 years in India that a party with a majority on its own will be coming back to power with a similar showing....
11:34, 05/23/2019

As PM Modi Looked Set For Epic Return, What His Brother Said Prahlad Modi today congratulated his brother and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election. "The news of my wife's death was sad and the house was in a......
11:34, 05/23/2019

"Well Done, Friend," Israel's Netanyahu Tweets To PM Modi In Hindi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a stellar win in Lok Sabha elections, has received a congratulatory message from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the electoral victory....
11:34, 05/23/2019

BJP Is Now "Government-In-Waiting" In Bengal, Admits Chandan Mitra The BJP's remarkable score in West Bengal, a long-time Left bastion-turned-Trinamool fortress, was among the big stories of the national election as votes were counted on Thursday. Chief Minister......
11:34, 05/23/2019

E. coli risk leads to recall of more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products Days ahead of Memorial Day weekend, an Illinois company is recalling 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli.        ...
11:51, 05/23/2019