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Serial Rapist Sentenced To 274 Years NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A serial rapist in Arizona with ties to Kentucky has been handed a 274-year prison sentence for raping seven women. Nathan Loebe was found guilty in February of 20 counts, ranging from stalking to kidnapping to sexu...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Harris’ bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue. The California Democrat’s bill would create some $150 mil...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a special appe...
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

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
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Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesd...
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...
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Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
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Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans -gov't 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....
11:51, 05/22/2019

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
11:51, 05/22/2019

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
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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

Ex-WRC's Craig Breen to take on Ypres Rally with new Polo R5 car Ex-Citroen World Rally Championship driver Craig Breen will contest this year's Ypres Rally in Belgium, driving a new Volkswagen Polo R5 for the first time...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

PANIC: You have until May 28 to download The Sims 4 for FREE In a parallel universe, 12-year-old me is crying. Why am I crying, you ask? Because The Sims 4 is free. Yes, that’s right. Complimentary. Gratis. Ókeypis. FREE. The fourth installment of the life simulation game was launched in 2014, and six expansio...
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Google’s new policy update cracks down on misleading anti-abortion ads This week, Google announced its plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. Google updated its “Healthcare and medicines” policy after recent allegations that it provi...
12:00, 05/22/2019

THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: Why the death of brick-and-mortar has been greatly exaggerated (AMZN, WMT) This is a preview of The Omnichannel Fulfillment Report research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Though rising costs associated with online shop...
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

County Championship: Somerset v Warks, Lancs v Worcs and more – live! Regular updates from around the county groundsYou can email Tanya here, tweet her here or post BTLDay two: how Tuesday’s action unfoldedAli Martin’s England World Cup team guide 11.40am BST If, IF, Lancashire win this - they will have won their first...
12:51, 05/22/2019

John Daly’s buggy gives us a joyride in front of po-faced golf authorities It’s hard to escape the sense that the powers-that-be just feel someone like Daly makes the place untidyNews that the R&A is considering John Daly’s request for permission to use a buggy for July’s Open at Royal Portrush has been met by a growing cho...
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Modi's likely return to power looks like good news for Indian economic growth, experts say Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely return to power for a second term will likely be positive for his country's growth, according to economists and investors....
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U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to Cong...
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....
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Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionJayne DePotter spent almost a decade making her Michigan jewelr...
12:51, 05/22/2019

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go to school, Gilberto Gómez and Lidia González trek ...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground tra...
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

Palermo Dispatch: 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...
13:00, 05/22/2019

CEOs Under 50 Are a Rare Find in the S&P 500 Chief executives in their 40s are unusual at big U.S. companies, with only around 6% under age 50 among most of the S&P 500, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis....
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

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for HollywoodSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
13:17, 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....
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Election Results 2019: All FAQs On How To Track Results Answered Here Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: You can track live election results on NDTV news websites in English, Hindi, Tamil and Bengali. Here's how you can track latest and live election news online and......
13:34, 05/22/2019

"EVMs Transported By Child Labour": Tejashwi Yadav Attacks Poll Body RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav tweets photo of children carrying EVM boxes amid claims by opposition parties that BJP workers are tampering with the machines...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
13:51, 05/22/2019

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has affected 52 people in dozens of states....
14:00, 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

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general election votes are counted on Thursday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

UAE say welcomes participation of other countries in tankers attack probe The United Arab Emirates said it welcomes the participation of a number of ''brotherly and friendly states'' in the investigation of the ''sabotage operations'' that targeted four tankers near its territorial waters, the state-news agency WAM reporte...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back to Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

UK government will 'reflect' on reaction to Brexit deal over next few days: Gove The British government will reflect on how people react to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, environment minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday when asked whether there will definitely be a vote in the week of June 3 on the bill....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Britain's Labour tells PM May: Don't bother putting your Brexit deal to a vote British Prime Minister Theresa May should not put her Brexit deal to a fourth vote in parliament after her new offering to lawmakers met with renewed criticism, the opposition Labour Party said....
14:17, 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

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.Read More...
14:34, 05/22/2019

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
14:34, 05/22/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
14:34, 05/22/2019

‘Pregnancy is a time bomb’ – what I learned about motherhood working in a women’s prison Pregnant women in jail are revered by other inmates – but the question of what will happen to the child is never far awayPrison is full of mothers. Mothers of adult children, who visit at weekends bringing grandchildren in tow; mothers whose motherho...
14:51, 05/22/2019

How to make fresh pasta – recipe Feel every inch the artisan with this uncomplicated recipe for fresh pasta. Just add sauceThough fresh pasta isn’t necessarily better than dried (it all depends on the sauce), you can’t beat the smug satisfaction that accompanies the silky, homemade ...
14:51, 05/22/2019

‘Millionaire’ lover boy allegedly scammed smitten woman out of $80,000 It was a match made in hell — and cost a woman $80,000. The Georgia woman, who was looking for love on Match.com, met a 35-year-old man who claimed to be a millionaire and decided to go on a date the very same day they connected on March 27. A ...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Teen charged with threatening school shooting in postcard to Santa WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teen has been charged with threatening a school shooting in a postcard to Santa and signing a classmate’s name last fall. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday a...
14:51, 05/22/2019

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
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|FerialHaffajee:Ramaphosasettomergetwoeconomicministries The Economic Development Ministry, currently headed by Minister Ebrahim Patel, is set to be incorporated into the Department of Trade and Industry, according to sources with knowledge of Cabinet plans....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Lowe's tumbles as earnings fall short and forecast cut as higher costs weigh on results Lowe's shares plummeted 8% before the bell Wednesday after the company posted mixed fiscal first-quarter results and cut its forecast for the year, as higher costs weighed on results....
15:00, 05/22/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D centre CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development centre in Israel....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile deal for Sprint; decision now with top antitrust officials -sources The U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division staff has recommended the agency sue to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:00, 05/22/2019

US STOCKS-Futures dip on reports U.S. to target another Chinese firm U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday, as fears of a possible escalation in the trade war between the United States and China were rekindkled after reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company....
15:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Commercial property group Garbe plans Frankfurt listing -sources German logistics property group Garbe Industrial Real Estate is preparing for a Frankfurt stock market flotation in the autumn, hoping to benefit from a boom in Germany's real estate market, people close to the matter said....
15:00, 05/22/2019

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Green to unveil revamp of Topshop empire The high street tycoon Sir Philip Green is to launch a make-or-break revamp of his Topshop empire that could see landlords handed a shareholding of more than one-third of the business....
15:17, 05/22/2019

Paul Arnhold’s glass line launches on Moda Operandi Paul Arnhold’s candy-colored handblown glass pieces have been a cult hit for years — beloved by everyone from his friend Martha Stewart (she has a purple bowl) to Moda Operandi’s Lauren Santo Domingo. Now, they’re available for the masses on Santo Do...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Monse cast 30 dogs to showcase its new puppy-and-me collection Since launching their label in 2015, Monse designers Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia have found innovative ways to bring casual chic to sculptural suiting, season after season. Their pre-fall ’19 collection was no exception, featuring a patchwork motif...
15:17, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington shares his skin secrets He may have mastered the silent, savage smolder in his role as Jon Snow on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” which just ended its run after eight epic seasons, but in real life, Kit Harington is quite easygoing — especially when it comes to starting his day. ...
15:17, 05/22/2019

How Allison Williams became Hollywood’s smartest scream queen She’s played a millennial underminer on “Girls,” a flat-out psycho in “Get Out” and a chilling cellist in a new horror movie. Right now, though, actress Allison Williams is dreaming about going romantically old school. “Something period. I love a per...
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

Police raids homes of alleged Iraqi crime gang in Germany Police in western Germany have raided premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers...
15:51, 05/22/2019

NBA post-lottery mock draft: Predicting the entire first round After last week's NBA draft lottery, we know the order. But we still have to wait a month to see who goes where. So until then, we're playing GM.        ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Baby tiger sharks eat common backyard birds To better understand the diets of baby tiger sharks, scientists have been catching young shark specimens and making them throw up. Analysis of DNA in the shark vomit showed baby tiger sharks consume songbirds....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Mozambique Ex-Minister to Be Extradited Home Rather Than to U.S. Mozambique’s former finance minister, who has been indicted in the U.S. in connection with an alleged $2 billion corruption scheme, will be extradited to his home country rather than to the U.S., a setback for the U.S. Justice Department....
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

Editor looks to top court acquittal over Erdogan 'insult' The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should prosecutors appeal a lower cour...
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

Maine becomes 25th U.S. state caught up in measles outbreak Medical authorities in Maine on Wednesday confirmed the state's first measles infection in two years, making it the 25th state to report cases of the disease....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Fancy Logos For Games That Don't Actually Exist For the past few days, I’ve had the pleasure of reading a copy of Raid, a magazine featuring a bunch of super talented artists and graphic designers coming up with logos and briefs for games that don’t actually exist....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Blizzard Will Release Significant Hearthstone Buffs For The First Time Since 2014 Yesterday, Blizzard announced that it would be nerfing some of the most powerful cards in Hearthstone in an attempt to break up the dominance of two classes: Rogue and Warrior. If you’ve played the game at all since the release of its latest “Rise of...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Somalis escape to the beach and a new floating restaurant Few restaurateurs consider the threat of piracy in their plans but Abdulkadir Mohamed did so for his La Lanterna floating restaurant now moored off Mogadishu's popular Lido beach....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Unexpected monarch in bagging area? Queen Elizabeth pops down to Sainsbury's Britain's Queen Elizabeth popped down to the supermarket on Wednesday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the British high street chain, Sainsbury's....
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

Valve is making its own version of 'Dota Auto Chess' Dota 2's hugely popular custom game mode Dota Auto Chess is set to get not one but two standalone spin-offs. Dota 2's publisher Valve made the announcement on its blog this week, noting that its developers loved the mod so much the company ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
16:00, 05/22/2019

From Gentleman Jack to Killing Eve: who are TV's greatest lesbian icons? TV fans have been spoiled for women-on-women scenes on our screens of late. We celebrate with a rundown of the characters ‘whose impact on the world is permanent and forever’Get the rollers out! The drama about Gentleman Jack AKA Anne Lister, the 19t...
16:17, 05/22/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and ...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip” commercial to help with a school project....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Brian Sims apologizes for ‘distraction’ to Planned Parenthood but says he’s still 'angry' As abortion takes center stage across the nation, Pennsylvania Democratic State Rep. Brian Sims apologized to pro-choice supporters for being a "distraction" in a fundraising email for Planned Parenthood....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to do so instead...
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House speaker says Trump is engaged in a 'cover up' Democrats in the House of Representatives believe U.S. President Donald Trump is engaged in a "cover up," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
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Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff said Wednesday...
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|BusinessmantakesPICtotaskoverloanfees A legal tussle has erupted between an empowerment consortium and the PIC over the payment of a R45m transaction origination fee for a housing fund with SA Home Loans....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a functio...
16:51, 05/22/2019

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its si...
16:51, 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

Europol smashes major European crime gang In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles....
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Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:00, 05/22/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
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UK chip designer ARM to suspend business with Huawei: BBC Major British-based chip designer ARM is suspending business with China's Huawei to comply with U.S. regulations, the BBC reported on Wednesday, citing internal company documents....
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

You Won't Believe the Basic Life Skills Gabrielle Union Has to Teach Dwyane Wade It's been just over a month since Dwyane Wade played his final NBA game. However, it looks like the former Miami Heat player is still getting used to retirement. "He has no idea......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Why Will Smith Refuses to Watch Wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Uncensored Red Table Talk Will Smith thinks wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk is "fantastic." Just don't ask him to, you know, watch it. The actress co-hosts the talk......
17:00, 05/22/2019

From Vancouver to Los Angeles, Here Are Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson's Go-To Hot Spots There's no denying that Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson know what is trendy. As fashion-forward influencers, it's essentially Nat and Liv's job to know what's......
17:00, 05/22/2019

Alaska floatplane operator suspends flights after second deadly crash in a week The Alaskan air carrier involved in two fatal plane crashes this past week announced on Tuesday that it would be “voluntarily” suspending its services indefinitely....
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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

Kashima, Guangzhou advance in Asian Champions League Defending champion Kashima Antlers and two-time winner Guangzhou Evergrande both advanced to the knockout round of the Asian Champions League        ...
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| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Euro Papers: Will United 'hijack' De Ligt's Barca deal? "Matthijs de Ligt is meant to be heading to Barcelona but reports in Spain suggest he has had his head turned by other offers. Could Manchester United swoop?"...
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Sarri to discuss Chelsea future after Europa League final "Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri says he will sit down with the club\u0027s board to discuss his future following the Europa League final next week."...
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Kroos and Ter Stegen to miss Germany's next two Euro 2020 qualifiers "Germany will be without injured midfielder Toni Kroos and goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen for next month\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifiers while recovering first-choice keeper Manuel Neuer was provisionally included in the squad on Wednesday."...
17:34, 05/22/2019

How far can a viral tweet get you? Be careful what you wish for Adam Koszary’s ‘absolute unit’ sheep led to a job at Tesla, but his new boss, Elon Musk, has had less social media success – with one missive landing him in courtTwitter is a game with two objectives. The first is to scream your opinions at people wh...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin says U.S. open to new China trade talks based on previous negotiations U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration is open to holding new talks with China if the two sides can proceed on the basis of previous negotiations....
17:34, 05/22/2019

OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles meant to improve transparency around AI....
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

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Entropia Universe company raises $500,000 in a virtual stock market offering Mindark said said that a company within its Entropia Universe virtual game world has offered shares on its virtual stock market and raised the equivalent of $500,000.Read More...
17:51, 05/22/2019

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

How Huawei's US Ban Threatens to Throttle Global 5G Rollout The US move threatens to cut off the world's largest provider of networking gear and No. 2 smartphone vendor from the US software and semiconductors it needs to make its products....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Technology and parenting: addressing the friction Raising children has always been tough work. Whether in ancient Greece or modern America, there have always been distinct cultural challenges that come with parenting. Each generation of parents must deal with a new set of issues. It just so happens ...
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

Investigators can’t prove Ralph Northam was pictured in racist yearbook photo An independent probe into a racist yearbook photo that nearly derailed Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s career earlier this year “could not conclusively determine” that the governor wore blackface, according to reports. Eastern Virginia Medical School r...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Housing secretary Ben Carson confuses real estate term ‘REO’ with Oreo cookies That’s the way the cookie crumbles for Ben Carson. The HUD secretary is making light of his embarrassing gaffe during a congressional hearing, where he got the stuffing knocked out of him for confusing a real estate abbreviation with an Oreo cookie. ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Driver charged with DUI after wild RV chase in Los Angeles The driver who went on a demolition derby in a stolen RV — with one of her dogs hanging out of the smashed windshield during the high-speed police chase — is now facing charges, including driving under the influence. The woman was not immediately ide...
18:00, 05/22/2019

One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
18:00, 05/22/2019

N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
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

Luxury Hamptons homes now come with professional sports facilities For real-estate players with unlimited means, dream homes come tricked out with professional sporting facilities. The eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom Three Ponds Farm estate in Bridgehampton, for example, has a private 18-hole golf course overlooking Long...
18:17, 05/22/2019

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

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
18:17, 05/22/2019

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
18:34, 05/22/2019

Shuffle Over to Huckberry, Where Our Readers' Favorite Slippers Are Marked Way Down Ranging in price from $95 to upwards of $150, Glerups are certainly a splurge, but that didn’t stop them from being swiftly selected as our readers’ favorite slipper a while back. If you’ve been considering picking up a pair for yourself since that f...
18:34, 05/22/2019

What You Missed: ‘Mummy’ Ackermann and a quick family reunion "Pascal Ackermann was clad in bandages after a heavy fall on the previous stage, while Jacopo Guarnier stopped mid-race for a family catch-up. Watch every stage live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
18:34, 05/22/2019

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

'The Voice' finale: Chrissy Teigen strikes back at fans who accused her of spoiling result "I will make sure that when my husband wins something with someone, I will wait for each state and every country before being excited," Teigen wrote.        ...
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

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

Desperate DVD industry calls upon memes to save physical media What’s the name of that classic movie, the one where the giant shark harasses a coastal town in Massachusetts? Ah yes, that’s right: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. And what’s the one where Al Pacino is a gangster with a weird accent? Yup, it’s Say H...
18:51, 05/22/2019

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford opens up about 'tough times' while wife recovers from brain surgery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford opened up about “some tough times” he and his wife, Kelly, have had to go through since she had surgery to remove a brain tumor....
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

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

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Mazda Is Offering a $1,500 Rebate to Trade Your Old Mazda 3 for a New One In case you haven’t been paying attention, the all-new 2019 Mazda 3 is a very good car. There are faster cars and cheaper cars, but it’s one of the best overall packages for the money. If you’re the owner of an older Mazda 3 and interested in this ne...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Tyrann Mathieu targeted in family extortion plot: ‘Going to kill you all’ Come at the Honey Badger, you best not miss. A distant relative of Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu was arrested on suspicion of trying to extort over $1 million, according to WDSU News. The man, Geourvon Sears, is currently out on bond. Sears, according...
19:00, 05/22/2019

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Chinese Man Allegedly Pushed Pak Worker Into Furnace In Anger, Arrested A Chinese national was arrested in Pakistan on Wednesday for allegedly pushing a Pakistani worker into a burning furnace in Punjab province for failing to comprehend his instructions, triggering......
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.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Change to Google Search will help you quickly decide which results to read Google today announced a change to the Google Search app. More specifically, the change is in the way search results are presented. For example, the cards that appear on the screen as a result of your mobile search will show the name of the website t...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

WhatsApp for Android and iPhone will have ads starting next year Facebook is a for-profit organization and some form of ads inside WhatsApp has been inevitable since the day it bought the messaging platform. Now, after previously confirming plans for monetization, the social media giant has announced that WhatsApp...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual abuse in the past few years committed by improperly ...
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

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Opinion: The price of the EU's inaction in the Middle East As the EU has adopted a noticeably more pragmatic stance towards Arab autocrats, shifts in the balance of power within this strategically vital region are ­triggering realpolitik, says DW's Loay Mudhoon....
19:00, 05/22/2019

AP Top 25 Podcast: Fitzgerald on transfers, Wildcats new QB Coming off a surprising appearance in the Big Ten title game, Northwestern and coach Pat Fitzgerald replace a four-year starting quarterback with former five-star recruit this 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

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

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

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
19:17, 05/22/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Nioh 2 Closed Alpha: How to get Alpha Test access for PS4 Team Ninja sequel Now that Sekiro is out, Nioh 2 is poised to be the next big masocore game - and there's good news in store for people that want to get their hands on it as soon as possible....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Iowa hires Billy Taylor as assistant basketball coach Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran McCaffery's staff        ...
19:34, 05/22/2019

Trump hits back after Pelosi's cover up comment President Donald Trump hit back shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of obstruction, saying he won't negotiate with Democrats on policy while their inquiries continue. (May 22)        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Poll Panel Decision On VVPAT Slips "Dark Day For Indian Democracy": TDP The Telugu Desam Party Wednesday termed as "a dark day for Indian democracy", the Election Commission of India turning down a demand to count VVPAT slips ahead of the EVMs during the counting process......
19:51, 05/22/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
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

Natalie Portman denies Moby’s ‘disturbing’ dating claims: It 'felt inappropriate' Natalie Portman is setting the record straight on Moby’s “disturbing” claim that the pair dated nearly two decades ago, accusing the Grammy-nominated musician of being a “creepy” older man....
19:51, 05/22/2019

New York Times Magazine reveals how liberal ‘The View’ audience is with glowing feature The New York Times Magazine gushed about ABC’s News’ “The View” with a lengthy cover story published Wednesday that reveals how liberal the daytime gabfest’s audience actually is....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
19:51, 05/22/2019

UK’s first 350kW EV charging station opens in Kent News 22 May, 2019 New charging station in Maidstone is capable of fully recharging the next generation of electric cars in as little as eight minutes...
19:51, 05/22/2019

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
19:51, 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

PS5 and Xbox Two could perfectly render creepy mannequins with lush hair In 2001, Pixar's Monsters, Inc was not only a charming kids film, but a technological marvel: the Pixar animators' super computers had created a world full of fuzzy creatures with hair so natural-looking, you wanted to reach into the screen...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Clanging Metal May Haunt Islanders After Another Home Loss to Hurricanes The Islanders, who hit the post or crossbar four times in the third period, will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit as the Eastern Conference semifinal series heads to North Carolina....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Aladdin Made Me Feel Like a Kid Again When I think of the animated Aladdin, I think back to being about 14-years-old, jumping up and down on my bed, and singing along to its soundtrack. At that exact moment, my friends see me doing this through the window and laugh hysterically at me. Yo...
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

Cboe FX Announces Launch of Cboe FX Point LONDON – 22 May 2019 - Cboe FX Markets, a Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) company and a leading platform for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, today announced the launch of Cboe FX Point, a new one-to-one execution solution...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela Saini....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Inside Huawei – a photo essay Huawei is China’s most valuable technology brand, whose global expansion has become controversial particularly in regards to 5G technology. Photojournalist Kevin Frayer was given access to Huawei’s Bantian campus in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley, ...
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

Here's what's coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in June Netflix pretty much has all its bases covered in June, which looks to be one of the most loaded months in the streamer’s history. Not only are three new episodes of Black Mirror on the way—Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie, and the hot priest from Fleabag ...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Don't Forget Your Vitamins With This Amazon Gold Box Hey y’all, just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean chewable vitamins are in your past. (They’re not.) If anything they can be a sweet reminder to live your life with joy. Better yet, you can get them for a lot less today....
20:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

U.S. SEC sets dates for first phase of disputed exchange pricing plan The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it will begin the first phase of a plan aimed at evaluating how stock exchange fees and incentives affect how brokers trade, even as several exchanges sue the regulator in an attempt to kill the experi...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Lockheed nabs $63.1M Navy contract for work on undersea warfare system Lockheed Martin was awarded $63.1 million for continued development, integration and production for future components of the Navy's AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Surface Ship Undersea Warfare system....
20:17, 05/22/2019

People Can Barely Handle the Fact That Rihanna’s Been Living in London Without Alerting Us Rihanna moved to London and didn’t tell her fans and now they are taking to social media to express their shock. Not necessarily that they expected the star didn’t tell them the news of her move, but the fact that no one seemed to notice ...
20:17, 05/22/2019

|Ex-PICexecutivesreportedtoHawksoverperceived'bribery'demand A witness testifying before a commission of inquiry into the PIC has revealed that top executives at the state-owned fund manager have been reported to the Hawks over suspicion of bribe solicitation....
20:17, 05/22/2019

|Prasaterminatesemploymentofformercompanysecretary The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has terminated the employment contract of its former company secretary - currently the general manager responsible for risk management....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman sai...
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

Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus Italy's Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women's spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury group said on Wednesday....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott on 'same page' about record contract extension Ezekiel Elliott's representatives and the Dallas Cowboys are on the same page regarding a record contract extension following the final year of his rookie deal....
20:34, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ spinoffs, sequels ruled out by HBO HBO's president of programming shut down the possibility of seeing any of the 'Game of Thrones' characters in their own series, specifically Arya Stark....
20:34, 05/22/2019

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Seth Meyers Says Trump’s Iran Threats Are a Good Case for More Golf It’s a matter of national security to keep President Trump golfing, Meyers said. “Otherwise, he’ll spend his time threatening to start wars on Twitter.”...
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

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

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
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

|Airlinesmumaheadofclosed-doortalksonBoeing'sgroundedMax Executives from some of the world's largest airlines will gather for a private meeting Thursday to discuss Boeing's 737 Max at the same time global regulators convene as well....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Why Tamron Hall, 48, kept her pregnancy a secret: 'I was terrified I would lose this baby' Tamron Hall welcomed her first child, a baby boy, in April – and now she's opening up about why she kept her pregnancy journey a secret.        ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Amazon's Gold Box Is Overflowing with Lawn Care Deals Today only, Amazon is marking down everything you’ll need to keep your lawn nice and hydrated. Choose from a bunch of different sprinklers and accessories like control valves and hoses, from Melnor Just note that this is a Gold Box, so these prices w...
21:00, 05/22/2019

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

Atari shows off joystick and controller for its retro VCS console When the Atari VCS team decided to remake the retro console, it knew the controllers would be just as important as the box itself. After all, there's no gaming accessory quite as iconic as the Atari CX40 joystick. Earlier this spring, we got a g...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Crowdfunded gaming console Ouya will shut down for good on June 25th Seven years ago, Ouya was going to change the face of gaming. Now it's dead. Razer, the company that bought Ouya back in 2015, announced today that it will be discontinuing support for the gaming console. Owners of Ouya will have until June 25th...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G keybo...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers to create, release and distribute VR content. That could soon change, however, thanks to a new project...
21:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Chappell Steps Down, Rains Steps in as New Great Crossings Football Coach GEORGETOWN, Ky. – The inaugural season for Great Crossing High School athletics will kick off on August 23, 2019 with the Battle of the Birds when GCHS and SCHS face off for the first time.  Coach Jason Chappell, selected to lead the Warhawks i...
21:51, 05/22/2019

District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The district attorney of Philadelphia is calling for a new trial for rapper Meek Mill before a new judge. The brief submitted Wednesday by District Attorney Larry Krasner says former Judge Genece Brinkley’s court “abus...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Gold rises, Silver rises The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,273.60 an ounce — up $1.60.The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.41 an ounce — up 4 cents....
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

US won’t immediately give away $1B for California rail SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration has said it will not immediately give $1 billion it revoked from California’s high-speed rail project to another project. The commitment is included in a legal agreement reached Wednesday with ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

MTV star’s girlfriend gets new lawyer in Las Vegas case LAS VEGAS (AP) — “Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s on-again-off-again girlfriend got a new lawyer to defend her on a misdemeanor allegation that she attacked Ortiz-Magro at a Las Vegas club on New Year’s Eve. Jennifer A...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Drake Has Become The Rowdy Uncle Of The Raptors “In the Six cooking with the wrist motion,” Drake rapped prophetically in 2015. “The Six” refers to Toronto’s area code. “Wrist motion” refers to the stress relief he offered Raptors coach Nick Nurse late in their Game 4 Eastern Conference Finals win...
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

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
22:17, 05/22/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier Tim Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei to conduct fifth-generation wireless technology (5G)tests in Florianopolis, a city in the south....
22:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Mordhau Players Glitch Out Of Map To Troll Each Other One upside of multiplayer games from smaller developers is that they can take risks bigger games might not. Mordhau fits that bill, eschewing traditional shooter mechanics in favor of finely-honed sword swinging and lute plucking. The downside is tha...
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

Traveling to a friend's wedding doesn't mean taking a vow of poverty Enjoying yourself at a friend’s wedding means taking a practical approach, and budgeting for travel and gifts from the moment the invitation arrives.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Credit and debit cards have more germs than cash and train station urinals, study says A new study says credit and debit cards are among the dirtiest common items out there – even more dirty than cash and train station urinals.        ...
23:00, 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

Interview questions that employers love asking Here are a few questions you should be ready to answer on your next interview. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
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

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Ricciardo believes he has positively influenced Renault F1 team Daniel Ricciardo believes he has positively influenced the Renault Formula 1 team despite its struggles since his move from Red Bull, and insists his motivation "hasn't dipped by any means"...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Somali teens cited for 'metal pipe' attack at University of Minnesota light-rail station University of Minnesota Police (UMPD) were dispatched to institution’s the East Bank light-rail station around 9.45pm on Friday night following a series of disturbing calls about juvenile males allegedly trying to attack passengers with metal pipes....
23:00, 05/22/2019

She wanted to read the Bible and said she was scared: uncomfortable questions surround the case of missing California teen The case went cold as soon as it began. Just three days before Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs captured national headlines last October following the horrific murder of her parents and her kidnapping, almost 2,000 miles away on the sleepy California borde...
23:00, 05/22/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer not winning over Tom Brady fans with Deflategate jab This isn’t the way to get into Tom Brady’s good graces. Before securing his 24th consecutive victory on “Jeopardy!” on Tuesday night, James Holzhauer cracked a joke about the game show’s buzzers after a viewer shaded his...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Why ‘run line’ could be important when it comes to the Yankees It’s becoming clear that Yankees backers are going to be looking at the “run line” on almost a daily basis through the rest of the 2019 season. Basic money lines are going to be so expensive versus mediocrities and virtual tankers that fans will be r...
23:00, 05/22/2019

I tried to sexually harass Siri, but all she did was give me a polite brush-off | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Virtual assistants are millennial Stepford Wives. But perhaps there’s an upside for real women“Hey Siri, show me your tits,” is not something I ever thought I’d say, especially not while sitting in an empty kitchen while wearing fluffy slippers. I ha...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Lewis Hamilton takes time out after death of ‘close friend’ Niki Lauda • Hamilton excused from F1 media duties before Monaco GP • Pair grew close after Lauda persuaded Briton to join MercedesLewis Hamilton has curtailed his pre-race activities before the Monaco Grand Prix as he comes to terms with Monday’s death of his ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organis...
23:17, 05/22/2019

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a congress...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All...
23:17, 05/22/2019

How Your Brain Perceives Magicians Cutting Their Assistants in Half Let me start by describing one of the first magic tricks I learned to perform when I was a kid. Here is what the audience sees: I reach into my pocket and reveal a jumbo-sized card depicting the four of spades on one side and the ace of spades on the...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year’s discovery that emissions of CFC-11, one of those banne...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Naomi Scott's Aladdin Tour Wardrobe Is Emblematic Of Hollywood's New Era Scott's stylist gives Vogue the lowdown on her looks, which were inspired by “Arabian fairytales, Middle Eastern royalty and the cultural map linking these to Aladdin”...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Investors continue four-week retreat from U.S. stock market Investors continued a four-week long retreat from the U.S. stock market last week by unloading a net of nearly $9.6 billion in assets from domestic mutual and exchange-traded funds, according to data......
23:17, 05/22/2019

Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, even though it is now available in major cities. In some rural areas, acquiring an HD television signal ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach Michigan basketball on Wednesday agreed in principle to hire former Fab Five player Juwan Howard as its next head coach. He replaces John Beilein.        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

Kentucky editorial roundup Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials: ___ May 19 Daily News on officers’ memorial: We should always remember all law enforcement officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty with the highest respect. Those who have fa...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Ohio State beats No. 2 seed Michigan 2-1 in Big Ten tourney OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dillon Dingler broke open a tie game with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Ohio State beat Michigan 2-1 on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. Three pitchers combined to toss a one-hitter for the Buckeyes (32-24). Michigan (...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Arkansas defeats Ole Miss 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jack Kenley knocked home three runs Wednesday as No. 2 seed Arkansas defeated No. 7 seed Mississippi 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Arkansas (41-15) remains in the winners’ bracket and faces No. 3 seed Georgi...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Sciamma’s ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ sends Cannes swooning CANNES, France (AP) — The period love story “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” has drawn so much acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival that some believe its director Céline Sciamma could become just the second female filmmaker to win the Palme d&...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Notre Dame’s Brey: Transferring players need ‘deterrent’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey says the NCAA is granting too many waivers that allow players who transfer to compete immediately, calling the requirement that players sit out a year a useful “deterrent” to players switching ...
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

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Infrastructure week appears to be dead. Good I have little interest in posturing Democratic investigations into the Trump administration, or in President Trump's often intemperate reaction to them. But I am very glad that the infrastructure bill appears, at least temporarily, to have been kille...
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

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
23:34, 05/22/2019

In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired....
23:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory....
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

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
00:00, 05/23/2019

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Mario Kart Tour: everything we know so far Despite a somewhat inconsistent record with smartphone games, Nintendo is continuing to add to its roster, revealing that its next effort will be a mobile Mario Kart.Update: Mario Kart Tour is out in closed beta on Android, and we've updated thi...
00:00, 05/23/2019

The new Xbox Game Bar adds a fresh layer to gaming on Windows 10 The Xbox features in Windows 10 have been fairly simple, with quick tools for capturing game footage and sharing it. That's changing today, just after the launch of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Now, the Xbox Game Bar includes extra overl...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arr...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving cars. In January, the company's flying taxi t...
00:17, 05/23/2019

AR porn lenses live on in Snapchat despite ban Snapchat has deleted Naughty America's account and taken down the X-rated AR lenses it debuted this week. However, the porn studio isn't backing down quietly, as it's distributing the source files and directions for the lenses, and enc...
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

FAA chief has no timetable for ungrounding Boeing 737 MAX The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable for when the agency may unground the Boeing 737 MAX that has been involved in two fatal crashes since October....
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

UPDATE 4-Barrick's buyout offer for Acacia unit irks minority shareholders Barrick Gold Corp's proposal to take full control of its Acacia Mining Plc unit to resolve a long-standing tax dispute with Tanzania has drawn the ire of Acacia's minority shareholders, who may have the ultimate vote on a deal....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Girls’ Side and Boys’ Side? Not at These Summer Camps Sleep-away programs for L.G.B.T.Q. youth offer all the standards — s’mores, canoeing, friendship bracelets — plus gender-inclusive cabins and courses on identity....
00:34, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, Man Dubbed ‘American Taliban,’ Set to Be Released After 17 Years (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But co...
00:34, 05/23/2019

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by the end of this month. The development thrusts imm...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
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

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

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that invo...
00:51, 05/23/2019

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-based United’s annual meeting with sharehold...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Flier furious after he lands in wrong city An Italian man launched into an angry tirade when his Ryanair flight landed in Bari, southern Italy, instead of his destination hundreds of miles away on the island of Sardinia....
00:51, 05/23/2019

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country instead of the US....
00:51, 05/23/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Secretary-Ge...
00:51, 05/23/2019

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De’Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik’Quan Deane. Wesley was claimed Wednesday a day after being released by the Indianapolis Colts. He rejoins ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects five to eight named tropical cyclones in th...
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

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesday by the Alabama Historical Commission says remai...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Sp...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Serial killer who once terrorized Florida set for execution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A serial killer who went on a murderous spree that left 10 women dead 35 years ago is set to be executed in Florida. Bobby Joe Long is set to die by lethal injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison in Starke. His ex-...
00:51, 05/23/2019

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

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A judge has delayed the court-martial of a Navy SEAL accused o...
00:51, 05/23/2019

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
01:00, 05/23/2019

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
01:00, 05/23/2019

NFL scouting combine moving to prime time; event will remain in Indianapolis through 2021 Beginning in 2020, events at the NFL scouting combine will be held in the afternoon and prime time in hopes of attracting a larger TV audience.        ...
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

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to wonder whether any of the various security measur...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Anonymize Your Android Browsing with Tor's New App After several months of testing, the first stable, public build of a Tor browser for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Be Upfront About Your Parenting Responsibilities in the Workplace When I was 23, I worked at a newspaper. Just about every day, my boss would remark that she needed to head out at a certain hour to pick up her daughter. At the time, I didn’t give much thought to this announcement—her world of raising children seeme...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Review: Alienware’s m17 is a lean mean gaming machine with a nice-sized screen Alienware‘s m17 is a hard laptop to pigeonhole. For all appearances it’s just a bigger version of the m15, but in practice it’s something entirely different. Sure they look the same, but the smaller one only really competes against other gaming lapto...
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

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
01:17, 05/23/2019

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

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism....
01:17, 05/23/2019

What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle? Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here....
01:34, 05/23/2019

What can cause a sore eyelid? Causes of sore eyelids can include styes, chalazia, injuries, infections, and problems with contact lenses. Although sore eyelids often get better on their own, a person should see a doctor if they experience vision problems or their symptoms are sev...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson donates $500G to Kilgore College for new athletic facility Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson announced Wednesday he was donating $500,000 to Kilgore College for the construction of a “The Lane” athletic facility....
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

Girls in Cameroon defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams YAOUNDE – When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon’s capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a...
01:34, 05/23/2019

This ‘smart’ toilet can predict heart failure Doctors are looking to nip heart failure in the butt. Engineers at the Rochester Institute of Technology have invented a groundbreaking toilet seat that can monitor cardio activity — and predict congestive heart failure. Because heart-failure patient...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump....
01:34, 05/23/2019

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

Donald Trump is a big booster of fossil fuels, so why are their stocks slipping? With carbon dioxide at a record 48% over preindustrial levels, the public and investors grow increasingly worried about climate change: Our view        ...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Pound suffers against euro for 13th day in a row amid May turmoil Longest losing streak takes place since creation of single currency two decades agoThe pound has suffered its longest losing streak against the euro since the creation of the single currency two decades ago as turmoil in Downing Street spilled over i...
01:51, 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

Shocking video shows angry driver shoving elderly man to ground Surveillance video captured the horrific moment a London driver shoved an 80-year-old man to the ground after nearly hitting him with his car, during what police called a “nonsensical attack.” The incident — which happened April 21 in the southeast L...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Pilot reports flash just before fatal mid-air Alaska plane collision The surviving pilot in last week's fatal mid-air plane collision in Alaska saw a flash just before the two planes collided with a "large, loud impact," according to a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report issued on Wednesday....
02:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to C...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Airport vending machines now spit out puffer coats, shaving kits, cupcakes Travelers can now buy Sprinkles Cupcakes, Uniqlo down coats, CVS sundries, Stance socks and Dollar Shave Club kits from airport vending machines.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked in the last few years, resulting in a bunch of horror stories and some profoundly dumb screwups. But t...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)       &...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (May 22)        ...
02:17, 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

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

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

AEW is giving Jim Ross the chance that WWE wouldn’t: ‘I started disappearing’ Jim Ross could feel a piece of himself and his career slipping away and wasn’t going to make letting go an option. The Hall of Fame wrestling announcer worked just twice on camera — “The Greatest Royal Rumble” in Saudi Arabia and “Raw 25”...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Chhattisgarh Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here Chhattisgarh Elections Results: The 11 Chhattisgarh seats are Janjgir-Champa, Korba, Raigarh, Surguja, Rajnandgaon, Mahasamund, Kanker, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur and Bastar....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: Counting Of Votes To Begin At 8 am Counting of votes for the mammoth election that began last month and ended last week will begin at 8 am. The seven-phase election, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a second term, saw......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a full majority. This year, the ruling BJP is confident......
03:00, 05/23/2019

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting To Begin Shortly The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Matching VVPAT Slips Likely To Delay Lok Sabha 2019 Election Results Counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections, in which over 8,000 candidates were in the fray for 542 seats, will begin at 8.00 am today and results are expected only by late evening, due to tallying......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Fugitive tells Connecticut police he’ll surrender if 15,000 people 'like' his wanted poster on Facebook: officers A Connecticut fugitive told police he will surrender if 15,000 people respond to an online wanted poster on Facebook, according to the Torrington Police Department.  ...
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

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when they pulled over 35-year-old Manuel Muniz on Monday ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the first sustained drop in the city’s homeless shelter po...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Bronx man busted with arsenal of guns, phony police badges A Bronx man was busted with an arsenal of weapons, including several rifles and an Uzi, and fake police badges after he allegedly strangled his wife, police said Wednesday....
03:17, 05/23/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation an...
03:17, 05/23/2019

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Good news, horror fans: Joe Bob Briggs' The Last Drive-In has been renewed There’s been a lot of talk lately about the apparent death of “event TV,” with the recent finale of HBO’s Game Of Thrones—regardless of your petition-y feelings about it—marking for many the end of what could be seen as the last great communal watchi...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Watch Fred Willard square off against Ted Cruz's mythical "space pirates" One very dull silver lining of the Trump presidency is the way in which certain conservatives, who had previously worked hard over decades to brand themselves as “intelligent” Republicans, have been forced to absolutely bulldoze those already-flimsy ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who us...
03:17, 05/23/2019

The lifeless Disney remake Aladdin can’t muster the original’s magic The forced march of listless live-action Disney remakes continues with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, the worst of a batch that has already gifted us forgettable, over-designed reimaginings of Cinderella and Beauty And The Beast. Of course, Disney’s beloved...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Let's make Danny DeVito the new Wolverine After years of being owned by Fox, Marvel Studios has at long last found itself in possession of the film rights to the comic book giant’s own X-Men franchise. How, exactly, Marvel incorporates its collection of mutants into the greater Marvel Cinema...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Bride demands guests 'gift' more money the morning after the wedding Most couples spend their wedding night celebrating with friends and family and getting ready for their honeymoon, but one bride seemingly spent it making sure all of her guests “gifted” her the “appropriate” amount of money....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Borussia Dortmund Are Coming For Bayern Munich's Crown While no one bottled the Premier League this season, it can be said that Borussia Dortmund blew it in their pursuit of the Bundesliga title. Dortmund had a nine-point lead over arch rivals Bayern Munich in late January, only to let it slip through th...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. accuser graphically details alleged Mother’s Day rape Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. faced another one of his rape accusers on Wednesday — with the 58-year-old woman describing in graphic detail how he picked her up for a coffee date in his Hummer before allegedly assaulting her on Mother’s Da...
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

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

House set to send Trump a fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House is set to pass legislation on Thursday that would fix a quirk in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that has generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families. The bill would then go to President Trump's desk....
03:51, 05/23/2019

A Trump Twitter-style diatribe — live from the Rose Garden The president angrily shuts down infrastructure talks after Pelosi accused him earlier in the day of managing a ‘coverup’ in probes of his conduct and administration....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
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

Latest Avenatti charges reignite criticism of media that once lauded him Michael Avenatti's once-cozy relationship with prominent members of the media has been called out again in the wake of the disgraced lawyer's latest controversy....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Panasonic suspends some component shipments to Huawei amid US blacklisting Japan's Panasonic said on Thursday it has stopped shipments of certain components to Huawei Technologies to comply with U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
04:51, 05/23/2019

Quick Question: What Makes a Truck a Truck? Earlier today I was doing some research on an interesting 4x4 vehicle that predated the world-famous Jeep, when an interesting question came up: is a Jeep a truck? It seems like a passenger vehicle, but it was technically categorized as a truck. And ...
04:51, 05/23/2019

You Can Now Get the 6.2-Liter V8 in More, Cheaper Chevy Silverado Trims The entire concept of offering multiple trim levels for a vehicle is so consumers have choice over what they can buy for the money they have, which is why it’s a smart move that GM is making its 6.2-liter V8 engine available on three more Chevy Silv...
04:51, 05/23/2019

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the isolated country....
05:17, 05/23/2019

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
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

White Sox turn triple play against Astros HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have turned a triple play against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners on first and second. Jake Marisnick hit a grounder down the line to third baseman Yoan Moncada, who st...
05:17, 05/23/2019

2 film productions quit Georgia after abortion law is signed ATLANTA (AP) — Two film projects have pulled production from Georgia after the governor signed the so-called “heartbeat bill,” which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The heartbeat can be detected as early as six wee...
05:17, 05/23/2019

No charges for actor Rick Schroder after abuse reports LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said in documents Tuesday that Schroder’s girlfr...
05:17, 05/23/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 7:05 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the ...
05:17, 05/23/2019

CFL, players ratify 3-year collective bargaining agreement TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League and its players have ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement. The league and the CFL Players’ Association confirmed the deal in a joint press release Wednesday. The sides came to terms o...
05:17, 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

German ex-President Horst Köhler quits UN Western Sahara role Horst Köhler, who was president of Germany for six years, has left his post as UN envoy for the territory of Western Sahara. His departure on health grounds leaves efforts to resolve a decades-long dispute in limbo....
05:34, 05/23/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Produce Records On Selection Of New Navy Chief: Military Court To Centre A military tribunal on Wednesday directed the government to produce before it on May 29 all records and documents relating to selection of the new Navy Chief....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot Travel In Same Flight, But Don't Talk Call it political animosity or compulsion, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje travelled in the same flight on Wednesday, but did not talk to each other....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
05:51, 05/23/2019

ABC’s live revival of two classic Norman Lear sitcoms was a fun experiment—if too unimaginative One could argue—and I have—that the closest analogue to the great Norman Lear sitcoms of the early ‘70s wasn’t other TV sitcoms, but rather the intimate social realist theater of the mid 20th century. I’ve also argued (while comparing the British sit...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Big-box store could imperil the heart of Williamsburg Think the indie spirit still burns in the heart of Williamsburg? Big-box retail may soon swallow the Bedford Avenue stop. Benjamin Bernstein of RedSky Capital has spent the last several years piecing together a string of adjacent buildings from 184 t...
06:17, 05/23/2019

Politics, killings stifle wolf recovery amid hefty price tag RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Illegal killings and political resistance have undercut the return of two species of endangered wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. Wildlife officials warn the red wolves of North Carolina could be gone f...
06:34, 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

| 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....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Leonard 'feeling good,' Lowry 'not great' Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's health is just fine, while point guard Kyle Lowry is fighting through significant pain, head coach Nick Nurse told reporters Wednesday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Billy Dee Williams back in the Millennium Falcon for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ It was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away when we last saw Lando Calrissian doing his thing in the Millennium Falcon. But the smooth-talking smuggler is back — taking the helm once again, along with Chewie, in the latest Star Wars movie, “The...
07:17, 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

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

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

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
07:34, 05/23/2019

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

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

Valve launches Steam Chat app for Android and iOS After bringing Steam Link app to gamers and the option play all games from their Steam library on mobile phones, Valve releases another app that's meant to modernized Steam chat experience. The new Steam Chat mobile app is now available for free on b...
08:17, 05/23/2019

BLU G9 launched in the US, offers killer features for less than $150 In case you're wondering how much bang for the buck you can get out of an Android smartphone, the answer is quite a lot if you're buying a BLU phone. Obviously, there's no perfect brand when it comes to smartphones, but in the entry-level range there...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: England 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, starting with the host nation, England....
08:17, 05/23/2019

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.Read more......
08:34, 05/23/2019

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year later. It was a dog park in Oro Valley where Debbi Treichel said she left her purse in the car as she l...
08:34, 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

Former JTED employee charged with stealing $12K from district PIMA COUNTY- A former employee of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from students and parents. Tyler Jeffrey Buntrock reportedly stole $12,000 from Pima JTED. A district spokesperson said t...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduate...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Atlantic City native shares insider faves off the boardwalk Atlantic City is known as a resort destination, where summer revelers and weekend trippers flock to the casinos to try their luck at the slots or catch a show. But for the nearly 40,000 people who live here, Atlantic City is best experienced within t...
08:34, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
08:51, 05/23/2019

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

MS Dhoni Should Bat At No. 5 In World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar Over the years, MS Dhoni has proved that he can vary the pace of his innings at will and that is what makes him so dangerous in the shorter formats of the game....
08:51, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Parker Scott earned the win for third-seeded Oklahoma State (33-17). He gave u...
08:51, 05/23/2019