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Transnet Group Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mohammed Mahomedy, is set to take the stand on Wednesday when the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture resumes...

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More than 330,000 ‘Game of Thrones’ fans sign petition begging HBO to remake season 8 With just one episode to go in its eighth and final season, many Game of Thrones fans at this point are so dissatisfied with the direction this season has taken — with the gripes mostly focused on the writing that’s now moved beyond the s...
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All You Need To Know About Soluble And Insoluble Fibre Fibre is a complex carbohydrate, which we usually get from vegetables, fruits and whole grains. Foods that are rich in fibre are known to promote digestion by adding bulk to the stool. This helps in......
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7 Best Garnishes That Will Make Your Dishes Healthier And Flavourful  You must have seen various kinds of garnishes done in restaurants and cafes but not all of them are healthy and flavourful. Various chefs keep taste, calories and health in mind while preparing......
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‘I want to tilt the lens’ – Sinéad Burke's fight to make fashion more diverse She has accosted Anna Wintour, been hired by Vogue and has a custom Burberry wardrobe made especially for her small stature. Meet the woman who insists design should be for everyoneOne of the rumours that swirls around the disabled activist, advocate...
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Chris Rock set to reboot Saw franchise with 'twisted' new film The comedian is teaming up with Lionsgate to take the gory horror series to a ‘really intense’ new placeChris Rock is set to reboot the $1bn Saw franchise with “a really intense and twisted” new film.The comedian approached studio Lionsgate with a ne...
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Wall St. gains on upbeat earnings, strong economic data U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco, and robust domestic economic data helped investors overlook worries about the ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
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Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car...
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Bryce Harper is getting desperate You cannot get Bryce Harper out of the lineup. Knee goes into the wall? No problem. Batting average nears the Mendoza line? Uh, no problem? Harper was in the starting lineup Wednesday, going 1-for-4 with a strikeout in Philadelphia’s 5-2 loss t...
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Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Yokai Watch 4 has been delayed again in Japan. Originally slated for winter 2018, the Nintendo Switch game was delayed to June 6. Now it is scheduled for June 20 to improve quality. No word yet about an international release....
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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, save up to $650 The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the first commercially available 5G smartphone in the US, is now available to purchase exclusively at Verizon both in-store and online.How much does the Galaxy S10 5G cost?The premium smartphone, which is sold in Majestic B...
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Iron Man himself will help promote the OnePlus 7 Pro in 'long-term' ad campaign In case you were wondering what Tony Stark was up to after the dramatic conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Infinity Saga (spoiler alert, I guess), the answer is closely related to the biggest smartphone launch of the past couple of months....
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Jay Inslee Just Dropped His $9 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change by Rebuilding the Entire Country Washington Governor Jay Inslee has staked his entire presidential campaign on being the country’s first climate candidate. And on Thursday, he released the second plank of his climate change platform.Read more......
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Stepdad: Zion's excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather says that the Duke star is excited about New Orleans, shooting down speculation that the 18-year-old could spurn the draft and return to school....
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Matt Damon, Christian Bale and the return of star power to the Indianapolis 500 Once a Hollywood tradition, stars quit showing up to Indy in the 1990s, but the actors' roles as honorary starters prove that it's suddenly fashionable to be seen at Indianapolis Motor Speedway again....
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How to make your wedding vows 'Grey's Anatomy'-good To help get myself into bride mode after my engagement a few months ago, I rewatched all of my favorite TV wedding episodes -- from "Grey's Anatomy" and "ER" to "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation."...
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'John Wick 3' goes to war, but runs out of ammunition The John Wick movies are essentially aimed at people who find the "Taken" franchise too intellectually demanding, dispensing with the pretense of a plot in order to get right into the action. "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum" certainly follows tha...
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Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
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Rolling Stones announce rescheduled dates as Mick Jagger dances in new Twitter video In the clip posted to his official Twitter page on Wednesday, the Rolling Stones frontman can be seen dancing to the Wombats' 2011 song "Techno Fan."        ...
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School criticized for actor's Arab headwear in safety drill A Pennsylvania school district is defending itself after video surfaced of a safety drill that had a teacher posing as a shooter and donning what appeared to be a Middle Eastern headdress....
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Giro d'Italia: Fausto Masnada wins stage six as Valerio Conti takes pink jersey Italian rider led breakaway with Valerio ContiConti takes leader’s jersey from Primoz RoglicFausto Masnada of Italy claimed his first victory in a Grand Tour by winning the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday, while compatriot Valerio Conti ...
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The Fiver | Rave reviews and precisely nothing to show for their efforts Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Many moons ago, The Fiver disgraced itself at a football awards ceremony at which the men behind The Square Ball won an award for Best Fanzine and collected a nice glass trophy for their troubles. Do...
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Diner is served $5,800 wine by mistake A restaurant diner who ordered a nice bottle of red wine to go with their dinner got something a bit fancier than they were expecting -- a bottle worth $5,800....
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Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
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Honda Files Patents For Variable Riding Position Patent images filed by Honda show a new technology which offers rider the option of changing the ergonomics of a sportbike to a more comfortable upright riding position....
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Trade war: China blasts US over Huawei blacklisting – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as America hits Huawei with a double-whammyLatest: Chinese foreign ministry hits backUS companies blocked from selling kit to HuaweiHuawei also banned from US networksAsian shares near four ...
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5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
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Warning 5 BILLION will die if Yellowstone erupts – and United States erased from map A TOP geologist has warned two-thirds of the world’s population will die if the Yellowstone Supervolcano erupts – and the United States would be totally wiped out....
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A Taco Bell hotel and resort is coming to Palm Springs, California this summer Taco Bell is opening "The Bell," a hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California for a limited time this summer.        ...
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The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since ...
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This Company Is Betting the Future Is Personal AI Avatars, So It Made Me One In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world, aired a special to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the hosts welcomed four life-sized “personal artificial intelligences” to share t...
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‘Starvation’ now a reality for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Starvation “is already starting” in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
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New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
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Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, starting at $1,299 We are another step closer to the future of wireless technology today, as Verizon has officially launched Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. Although the Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod technically beat Samsung to the punch, the Galaxy S10 5G is t...
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The app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone is finally available to download Remember the Steam Link app that let you play Steam games on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV? Apple yanked it from the App Store about a year ago, citing “business conflicts.” The app allowed you to purchase games directly from Steam, bypassin...
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Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
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Stealthy USS Zumwalt Destroyer to fire new missiles, laser weapons The U.S. Navy’s stealthy new first-of-its-kind destroyer will incinerate targets with lasers, fire advanced weapons to destroy moving targets at sea and use upgraded interceptor missiles to track and knock-out approaching enemy fire -- all as part of...
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Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
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What Man United chief Ed Woodward thinks about Uefa's Champions League proposals With Manchester United missing out on Champions League football next season, Ed Woodward believes the radical changes being explored to the format of continental club competitions are "partly driven by domestic leagues across Europe not necessarily t...
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Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham players told to 'park rivalries' for England duty Gareth Southgate has warned his England players they will need to "park their rivalries" to win the Nations League after an intense end to the season at club level....
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Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language the evangelicals embrace....
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Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
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Trump’s emergency declaration to build border wall faces first court test A federal judge in California will hear arguments from separate groups of plaintiffs, including 19 states, seeking an injunction to block any construction activity....
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Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panicked officials....
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Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political left which she argued have contributed to women ret...
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Steam Link comes to iOS without Steam Store functionality [Updated] [Update (12:07 pm): Ars testing has discovered an important difference between the new iOS Steam Link app and the Android version that has been available for over a year. When streaming to an iOS device, Steam launches in a specialized version of Big...
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What is the Huawei UK security threat? What has 5G got to do with it? In a tech world previously dominated by Apple and Samsung, few would have guessed that Huawei would go on to become the largest telecommunications equipment vendor in the world....
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Asos billionaire thanks well-wishers after death of three children in Sri Lanka terror attacks Billionaire fashion tycoon Anders Holch Povlsen has thanked the public for their condolences following the deaths of their three "beloved" children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
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Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
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Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
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UPDATE 1-Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
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CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
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UPDATE 1-Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group had 'predatory approach' - official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group, admonished on Wednesday during a hearing on its billing practices, had a "predatory approach," the Pentagon's chief financial official said in Congressional testimony on Thursday....
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Upstart Epic PC Store Launches Its First Steam-Style Mega Sale Epic Games’ store has announced its own take on the Steam Summer Sale—the latest spoonful of Steam’s game-selling pie that Epic has shoveled directly into its mouth. The move comes over a month before Steam typically offers its famous Summer Sale....
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Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
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Jets’ Maccagnan fallout: How Adam Gase fixes first mess on his hands Here are some thoughts and observations after digesting the news of the Jets firing general manager Mike Maccagnan and looking ahead to what’s next: 1. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticipated was the reporting...
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Bill Belichick confidant crushes Mike Maccagnan on his way out Mike Maccagnan never should have even had this perch to fall from. That’s the word from Mike Lombardi, the former longtime NFL executive and briefly the Browns’ general manager, who’s now with The Athletic. Lombardi, who helped begi...
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More mysterious 'jars of the dead' have been unearthed in this country Archeologists in Laos have discovered 15 new sites containing over 100, 1000-year-old stone jars that may have been used for the dead.        ...
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Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor Was Hit With an $80,000 Tax Lien Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor allegedly owed a substantial amount in back taxes earlier this year, ahead of his wedding to Brittany Cartwright. According to public records obtained by......
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A Date Crasher on The Bachelorette? "It's All So Scary," Hannah Says Hannah Brown's search for love on The Bachelorette is heading to the stage--the pageant stage. In E! News' exclusive sneak peek of second episode of The Bachelorette season 15,......
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Sarah Jessica Parker Epically Shuts Down a "Disgraceful" Report About Her Marriage to Matthew Broderick Sarah Jessica Parker couldn't help but wonder, why do tabloids spin tales? The Sex and the City alum called out The National Enquirer last night after the publication claimed she and......
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What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
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US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
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Barr says he won’t stop Mueller from testifying before House panel Attorney General William Barr denied that he is preventing special counsel Robert Mueller from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. “It’s Bob’s call whether he wants to testify,” Barr told the Wall Street Journal on...
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Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, told the first group while clenching his fists, acc...
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Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices....
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Amazon faces backlash in India for selling shoes, rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items emblazoned with images of Hindu gods were spotted on its website....
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SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
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Top Democrat says impeaching Trump is 'impossible to rule out' – live Jerry Nadler indicated impeachment is on the table after ‘beyond outrageous’ letter from the White House rejecting request for documentsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.46pm BST In Washington DC celebrity news:“Kiss” rocker Gene...
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Australia's major parties neck and neck in tight election battle PM Morrison hopes voters ignore Coalition infighting, while Labor’s Shorten has become tabloid targetAustralia’s two major parties are neck-and-neck as voters prepare to go to the polls on Saturday, after a bruising election campaign that has turned ...
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Not milking it: how vegan cheese finally caught up with modern appetites Like other facets of the mushrooming plant-based foods industry, sales of vegan cheese have skyrocketed in recent yearsAt first glance, Riverdel is more or less indistinguishable from any other gourmet food shop in Brooklyn. Shelves along one side of...
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'He wants power': how Salvini kept changing his message to reach his ultimate goal As Italy’s deputy PM prepares to gather Europe’s far-right in Milan those who know him fear he’s taking country down a dangerous pathNino Governale was the perfect target for the teenage Matteo Salvini. The PE teacher hailed from Sicily and could har...
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The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro...
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Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU movie to date, it’s about to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. It’s also pr...
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House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy says the law, which doesn’t allow exceptions for abortions in cases of rape and incest, R...
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Wisconsin justices say county can order town to rename roads MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court says county officials can order a town to rename more than a quarter of its roads. A 1957 state law allows counties to establish a rural naming or number system in towns to help emergency responders fi...
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Group pulls TV ad attacking Beshear in Democratic race LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary by running a short-lived TV ad. The ad denounced Andy Beshear’s private legal work several years ago for the Boy Scouts of...
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B-52 bomber removed from ‘boneyard’ to return to service TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A B-52H bomber built in the early 1960s and put into retirement in an U.S. Air Force “boneyard” in the Arizona desert over 10 years ago is returning to service. A crew on Tuesday flew the plane nicknamed “Wise G...
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Yale basketball coach Jones signs extension through 2025-26 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale men’s basketball coach James Jones has signed a contract extension to keep him at the school through the 2025-26 season. Jones is coming off a 22-8 season and an Ivy League championship. Yale didn’t announce t...
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UNLV adds graduate transfers Shibel and Mitrou-Long LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV has added graduate transfers Elijah Mitrou-Long from Texas and Vitaliy Shibel from Arizona State. Both players will be eligible during new Runnin’ Rebels coach T.J. Otzelberger’s first season in 2019-20. A 6-foot-1 g...
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Barbie joins prestigious ranks of fashion council honorees NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards, Michelle Obama. Barbie? The Council of Fashion Designers of America will follow up those prestigious honorees of its Board of Directors’ Tribute Award with the ever-evolving doll. The council sai...
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Juancho Hernangomez undergoes core muscle surgery ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Nuggets say forward Juancho Hernangomez underwent surgery to fix a core muscle injury. The procedure was performed Thursday by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. There was no timetable give...
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Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled: Activision does it again with near-perfect remake magic Activision and Beenox are bringing everyone’s favourite fuzzy mammal back to consoles in a remake of CTR - and it looks like they’ve managed to make lightning strike twice....
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Huge international cyber-crime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cyber-crime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million dollars from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
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Malawi: Head to head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
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| Running to the top of the Empire State building It's the oldest race of its kind in the world. A run up the stairs to the top of the Empire State building in New York draws competitors from around the world....
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Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
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The National takes a deep breath on the revelatory I Am Easy To Find “I can’t slow down and I can’t stand it.” A tidy summation of I Am Easy To Find, that, but also an encapsulation of our hyper, oversaturated thoughts. Tweets. News. Content. Comments. Posts. Bots. Tweets. We are consumed, swept in the current. Matt B...
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CBS’s Captain Picard-based Star Trek spin-off gets an obvious name and logo Way back in August, we reported that CBS All Access was developing a new Star Trek spin-off show that would follow iconic Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard in whatever adventures he had after the conclusion of Star Trek: The Next Generation, with Pa...
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David Letterman chats with Kanye West, Ellen DeGeneres in new trailer for his Netflix talk show David Letterman’s been teasing his upcoming chat with Kanye West for a while now, but today we learned who else the one-time king of late night will dissect during his new season of Netflix’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Ellen DeGeneres and T...
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BTS channels The Beatles in a charismatic performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert The wildly prolific K-pop group BTS took a tiny break from their global stadium tour to stop by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. While there, the men performed their current hit“Boy With Luv,” which features Grammy-nominated singer...
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Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is ...
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How One Father Learned to Live Again After the Death of His 2-Year-Old Daughter In 2015, 2-year-old Greta Greene was sitting on a bench with her grandmother when a brick fell from an eighth-floor windowsill and struck her head. She died the next day. Her father, journalist Jayson Greene, recounts the incident and its aftermath i...
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Double-bogey sets tone for Woods in dismal start at PGA Championship Tiger Woods won the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines despite double-bogeying the very first hole, and he will have to dig himself out of a similar predicament if he wants to lift the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday....
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Why FCA’s U.S. expansion creates conflicting reactions in Canada While Canadian suppliers are expected to benefit from FCA's recently announced investments in Michigan, concerns about Brampton heightened after the automaker cut a shift in Windsor and rival GM said it would end vehicle assembly Oshawa....
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Literally, No One Is Stopping You From Buying and Eating These 18 Candy Bars Are you snacking on a piece of candy right now? No? You do realize you’re an adult with a credit card and your mom can’t tell you to stop eating candy, right? If you want it, buy it! Right now, you can get a variety box of full-sized Snickers, Twix, ...
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Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
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Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
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Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies and shipments....
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Trump unveils sweeping plan to ‘transform’ America’s immigration system President Trump on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited immigration overhaul that would dramatically alter how the U.S. accepts people into the country, shifting the system in order to favor admissions based on merit rather than family ties. ...
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Usain Bolt has founded an e-scooter startup Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt explains why he believes his e-scooter company Bolt Mobility will succeed despite intense competition and major regulatory hurdles....
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UPDATE 1-British Steel has enough capital to continue operating Troubled British Steel said on Thursday it had secured the backing of lenders and shareholders to continue operating as normal after the prolonged uncertainty around Britain's departure from the European Union hammered its order book....
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WRAPUP 2-Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing, which warned it could hurt trade talks....
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UPDATE 5-Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
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How we make complex decisions When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient, a doctor may go through a hierarchy of steps — choosing a diagnostic test, interpreting the results...
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'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics....
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After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes in northwestern Syria are sleeping in an olive grove near the Turkish border without enough food and no place else to go....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Open up U.S. market, EU says in riposte to Pentagon threat U.S. fears about losing European defense contracts are unfounded, Brussels told Washington on Thursday after the Pentagon demanded the European Union curtail a new military pact that it sees as a potential threat to NATO....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Trump, Swiss president discussed Middle East, Venezuela crises: White House U.S. President Donald Trump discussed crises in the Middle East and Venezuela during a meeting on Thursday with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, a White House spokesman said....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid crisis, saying that they marketed drugs illegally....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Style speaks volume at Cannes Florals, thigh-high splits and a leather cape were among the sartorial choices of Cannes red carpet guests Wednesday, including Amber Heard, Elle Fanning and Alessandra Ambrosio. (May 16)        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

Legendary Navy SEAL has served his country for decades William McRaven has played a key role in thousands of dangerous missions abroad, including commanding the one that killed Osama bin Laden        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

NM Police shocked when they pull over a drunk 12-year-old after high-speed chase In one of the strangest high-speed car chases, New Mexico police pulled over a drunk pre-teen girl. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.        ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Michael Conforto leaves game after colliding with Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — Another one bites the dust — or Robinson Cano’s shoulder, as it was. Michael Conforto was forced to leave Thursday’s game against the Nationals after awkwardly colliding with Cano trying to catch a pop-up down the right-field...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Oklahoma woman arrested for throwing billiard balls at boss after getting fired, report says A woman in Oklahoma who was fired for allegedly showing up to work intoxicated ended up getting arrested after reportedly assaulting her boss with billiard balls....
22:17, 05/16/2019

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

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

College Board trying to level playing field with new ‘adversity score’ The nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT exam will assign all test takers an “adversity score” to formally position them on the privilege scale, according to a new report. The College Board will examine 15 metrics – includin...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump administration as “unacceptable,” even as he insisted that his country is committed to an inter...
22:51, 05/16/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look...
22:51, 05/16/2019

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

Loftus-Cheek has surgery on ruptured achilles "Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has had surgery after suffering a ruptured achilles after a friendly in the United States, the club has confirmed."...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in p...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities involving 11 currencies and two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange....
23:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. action tightens the screws on Huawei Back in December, Chinese corporations led a small boycott against the Apple iPhone. At the time, Canadian law enforcement officials had just arrested Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou based on a U.S. arrest warrant. Several Chinese businesses began to subsidi...
23:34, 05/16/2019

The 2019 Memorial Cup: A look at each of the four teams at this year’s tournament As players hit the ice and fans climb into the stands here is what you need to know about the four teams competing in the 101st edition of the Canadian Hockey League tournament....
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

Inside America’s soon-to-be tallest condo building on Billionaires’ Row A king-size bed overlooks Manhattan through wall-to-wall glass; polished stone and gold accent a grand lobby entrance; and private cabanas line the outdoor swimming pool. Such are the opulent flourishes at Central Park Tower, which will be the talles...
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

How cops used a photo of Woody Harrelson to catch a beer thief An NYPD detective used photos of Woody Harrelson to track down a look-a-like thief when security footage of the actual crook didn’t turn up any results in the department’s facial recognition system, according to a new report. The cop was ...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown on Thursday morning by setting up a 24-foot mock oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Mo...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Sunderland shackle Portsmouth to reach League One play-off final "Sunderland maintained their hopes of climbing back up English football\u0027s pyramid by booking a place in the League One play-off final after holding out for a 0-0 draw at Portsmouth on Thursday to seal a 1-0 aggregate victory."...
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

AOC confronts drug company CEO over prices, then promotes universal health care Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attempted to make a case for universal health care on Thursday after a tense confrontation with the CEO of Gilead Sciences....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Trump immigration reform is a 'great' proposal, though Dems likely to pan plan, ex-ICE director says President Trump's new immigration reform proposal is a "great plan," but Democratic leadership may oppose the measure because they are averse to White House attempts to secure the southern border, former Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said on "Amer...
23:34, 05/16/2019

My Best Friend Rolls-Royce Made Me a Champagne Chest You might not know this about me, but I don’t have many friends. Staffers—yes. They number in the hundreds. But friends? No. None, except for Rolls-Royce, which has been my one true friend throughout the funny roller coaster we call life. I’d drink ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Was Engaged During Another Fatal Crash: Report Back in March, a Tesla Model 3 crashed into a semi-truck turning onto a Florida highway, killing the driver. After a preliminary investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving technolo...
23:51, 05/16/2019

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

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
23:51, 05/16/2019

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

Bedbugs survived the impact event that wiped out the dinosaurs Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to eradicate. Not even the fiery asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs could rid Earth of its bedbug infestation....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new 'modern' immigration plan President Donald Trump unveiled his new immigration plan Thursday that would give preferential treatment to high-skilled, "totally brilliant" immigrants. It would also require immigrants to speak English and pass a civics exam prior to admission. (Ma...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Storm Hits West Tripura Damaging More Than 300 Houses Hundreds of houses have been damaged, several trees uprooted and power lines snapped as strong winds accompanied by thundershower hit West Tripura district on Wednesday night, officials said....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Worrisome": Lt General DS Hooda On Military Being Dragged Into Politics Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda, the main architect of the 2016 surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, Thursday said it is "worrisome" that the military is increasingly being drawn into the political......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Doctor Arrested For ''Derogatory'' Post Against Pragya Singh Thakur A homeopathic doctor has been arrested for allegedly posting derogatory remarks on a social networking site against BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh......
00:00, 05/17/2019

"Not Enough": Priyanka Gandhi After BJP Disowns Pragya Thakur Shocker The BJP distancing itself from party leader Pragya Singh Thakur's statement that Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse is a "patriot" is not enough, Congress general Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said today,......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka, not Tiger, was the story of day one at the PGA Championship SportsPulse: While everyone's eyes were on Tiger Woods it was Brooks Koepka that was a cut above the field. Golfweek's David Dusek breaksdown Koepka's historic start.        ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Tiger Tracker: Woods gets off to shaky start, Koepka dominates SportsPulse: It was an up and down first day for Tiger Woods at Bethpage. Golfweek's Adam Woodard breaks down what went right and what went wrong on day one.        ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
00:17, 05/17/2019

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

Carolina's Ron Brind'Amour calls for expanded video review Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour called for expanded video review following another officiating controversy in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs....
00:17, 05/17/2019

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

Epic Games Store’s first mega sale gives Steam a run for its money The Epic Games Store just unveiled its newest assault on rival Valve’s PC games storefront Stream, using the same big discount strategy that’s come to be associated with the latter. On Thursday, Epic touted the launch of its first big sa...
00:17, 05/17/2019

|WhyelectriccarsinSAhavebeenslowontheuptakeandhowitmighttakepublictransporttothenextlevel While many people thought only of passenger cars when it came to electric vehicles, the international market was moving in the direction of electric vehicles for public transport and freight trucks, delegates at the African Utility Week has heard....
00:34, 05/17/2019

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

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Bedbugs roamed Earth alongside dinosaurs 100 million years ago Bedbugs have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, according to new research, though the parasites didn’t likely pester the prehistoric reptiles....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Baidu Warns of Challenges for Online Ad Business The internet-search company warned of fallout from the slowing Chinese economy and swung to a loss in the latest period as spending rose. Baidu said its online-marketing business was facing near-term headwinds....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Taboos fall away as far-right EU candidates breach red line Virulent language castigating immigration and Islam is creeping from extremist fringe groups on social media and the dark web into politics, gaining new visibility ahead of this month's European Parliament elections....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Charcoal toothpaste may do harm and not much good (Reuters Health) - Charcoal toothpaste may be having a moment as a go-to brightening and whitening tool, but some dentists say these products might actually damage tooth enamel and make cavities more likely....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch) The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

‘Burn This’ actor Brandon Uranowitz: ‘I am not a porn star!’ When you want to be an actor and your last name’s Uranowitz, well — you might want to change it. Brandon Uranowitz’s father thought so. Just before he left for college, his dad suggested he go by “Brandon Steel.” “Excuse me,” he recalls replying, “I’...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Bob Newhart, aka ‘Professor Proton,’ bids farewell to ‘Big Bang Theory’ In 2013, TV legend Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy Award for his guest-starring role as Arthur Jeffries, aka Professor Proton, on “The Big Bang Theory” — after eight nominations dating back to 1962. “They were selling a bunch of computer nerds [to vi...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to focus on close friends and relevant links Facebook is once again changing up the News Feed. The company announced Thursday two ranking updates to the algorithm that drives the News Feed. One is meant to prioritize a user's closest friends, and another the links they'll find most re...
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

'Dateline' debuts the true crime podcast it should've had all along The NBC News true crime series Dateline is muscling into Serial's territory for its latest story, as it has released a podcast. The show is called 13 Alibis, and it tells the tale of Richard Rosario, a man who served 20 years in prison for murde...
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killing more than 230 people....
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
01:34, 05/17/2019

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

Jen Harley Arrested 5 Months After Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Filed Domestic Battery Report Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's on-again, off-again girlfriend, Jen Harley, has been arrested. A source tells E! News that Jen was arrested today, May 16, in Las Vegas. Jen, who is the mother of......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Khloe Kardashian Gets Candid About Caitlyn Jenner's Relationship With Sophia Hutchins Khloe Kardashian says Caitlyn Jenner's partner Sophia Hutchins is "really sweet." The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star made her comments to Laura Wasser on an episode of......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Grey's Anatomy's Departed Doctors: Where Are They Now? Over the years, Grey's Anatomy has introduced a whole lot of doctors at Seattle Grace, Seattle Grace Mercy West, or Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Many have stayed, but many more have......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Now Hiring: How Queen Elizabeth II Can Be Your New Boss No, you did not read that headline incorrectly. Queen Elizabeth II is hiring a Digital Communications Officer to work out of Buckingham Palace, according to the Royal Household website.......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
01:51, 05/17/2019

What Microsoft and Sony’s streaming partnership means for gaming’s future Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / Hanna-Barbera) In a rare move, console rivals Microsoft and Sony announced a major collaboration on Thursday to join forces on a potentially huge new gaming sector: the cloud. The companies announced today t...
01:51, 05/17/2019

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

Now Car Dealerships Are Getting in on the Call Spoofing Game One of the more frustrating spam calling tricks is when telemarketers, scammers, and other characters “spoof” an outgoing number to make it seem like their calls are local. Now, car dealerships have joined the fray....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon close to buying a stake in UK's Deliveroo: Sky News Amazon.com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in UK food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
02:00, 05/17/2019

MediaNews offers to buy Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy READING, Pa. (AP) — A news media company with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and then cutting jobs has offered to buy the Reading Eagle out of bankruptcy. The Reading Eagle Co. said Thursday that it received two bids to buy its assets...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military moves in the Middle East. Members of the so-called Ga...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
02:17, 05/17/2019

AP source: Top Rockies prospect Rodgers expected in majors DENVER (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says the Colorado Rockies are expected to call up top prospect Brendan Rodgers for a weekend series in Philadelphia. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Teacher Has Two Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lee County school teacher feels like she shot a hole in one, now that two of her students have received a prestigious national scholarship that empowers women on the golf course and in the boardroom. In the mountains...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Zack Thompson Named Dick Howser Trophy Semifinalist LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has been named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, it was announced on Thursday. Thompson is one of 26 of the nation’s top players in contention for college baseball’s prestigious hono...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Democrats hold marathon reading of Mueller report at Capitol WASHINGTON (AP) — Live, from a tiny parlor in the Capitol, Democratic lawmakers read aloud Thursday from nearly 400 pages of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in a marathon expected to stretch into the next day. More than two dozen lawmak...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Cubs activate C Victor Caratini, sidelined by hand injury CINCINNATI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated backup catcher Victor Caratini off the injury list for the final game of their series against the Reds. Caratini started at first base Thursday, filling in while Anthony Rizzo got another day to recover fr...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Texas FAA flight control center evacuated due to odor FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport have been delayed after the partial evacuation of a nearby government air traffic control center because of a rank odor. The incident began late Thursday morning...
02:17, 05/17/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
02:17, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building: reports An F-16 fighter jet crashed into a commercial building at March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, touching off a fire, local media reported....
02:17, 05/17/2019

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

Eurovision 2019: Final acts selected The theme of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Dare to Dream." But the dream is now over for the 15 nations eliminated from the competition. The remaining 26 entries will battle it out in this weekend's finale....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
02:34, 05/17/2019

What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Flynn gave info on attempts to obstruct Mueller probe: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about multiple attempts by people to obstruct the Russia investigation, according to court documents made public on Thursday....
02:51, 05/17/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Amazon close to swallowing slice of Deliveroo Amazon, the internet retailing behemoth, is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in the British food delivery app Deliveroo, giving it a huge boost in its international battle with rival Uber Eats. ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is the US’ first 5G phone To-scale pictures of the S10 lineup. The 5G version is huge! [credit: Phone Arena ] Samsung and Verizon are introducing the first 5G smartp...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Trump rips de Blasio in new video: ‘Worst mayor’ in NYC history President Trump and Mayor de Blasio traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening, with Trump calling de Blasio the “worst mayor in the history of New York City” and Hizzoner labeling the president “Con Don.” Trump kicked off the spat hours after de Bla...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Woman sentenced for posing as sheriff’s deputy to free boyfriend from jail An Arkansas woman who posed as a California sheriff’s deputy to break her boyfriend out of jail has been sentenced. Maxine Feldstein, 30, pleaded guilty on Monday to several charges, including criminal impersonation, and was sentenced to 30 yea...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar structure owned by the company killed hundreds of people in the town of Brumadinho....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Boeing Faces More FAA Requests as It Completes 737 MAX Fix Boeing completed a software fix for its 737 MAX jets but faces additional information requests from U.S. aviation regulators, another hurdle in returning the troubled aircraft to passenger service, the company said....
03:17, 05/17/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Walmart: Tariffs will increase prices for shoppers The chief financial officer of Walmart warned more tariffs could lead to an increase in prices for shoppers.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

US housing starts regained momentum, rising 5.7% in April Housing starts rose 5.7% in April, picking up momentum after slowing growth over the past few months. Building permits also rose, another good sign.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

British runner Pavey says Nike froze sponsorship when pregnant British distance runner Jo Pavey has become the latest female athlete to complain that Nike halted her sponsorship payments when she was pregnant, Sky News reported on Thursday....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Koepka leads PGA by 1 after course-record 63 Brooks Koepka said before the start of the 101st PGA Championship that he believes majors are easier to win because perhaps only 35-40 players begin the tournament with a legitimate shot of beating him....
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Danny Lee shoots 64, sits 2nd to Koepka after PGA 1st round Danny Lee shoots 6-under 64 in opening round of PGA Championship to sit one stroke behind leader Brooks Koepka        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

'I hit him really hard': Mets’ Michael Conforto suffers concussion in collision with Robinson Cano In a scary moment Thursday, Mets right fielder Michael Conforto suffered a concussion in a collision with Robinson Cano.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation The Cardinals' star cornerback has started all 16 regular-season games since he's been drafted in 2011.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Maximum Security jockey appeals 'unduly harsh' Kentucky Derby suspension Jockey Luis Saez's appeal says the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's decision in the 2019 Kentucky Derby was not supported by "substantial evidence."        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Kitten recovers after being sprayed with hard foam A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back. The film stars Taron Egerton as the pop star. (May 16)       ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler is stepping down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is said to have told the dealer board he was offered opportunities inside Daimler that would have required him to leave the U.S., which is somethin...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Democrats live reading Mueller report on Capitol Hill A group of more than 25 House Democrats are taking turns reading the entire redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller out loud Thursday on Capitol Hill....
03:51, 05/17/2019

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naive about working with Republicans on the issue....
03:51, 05/17/2019

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

Now We Know Why YTMND Went Dark You’re The Man Now Dog, one of the earliest sites associated with web 2.0 internet culture, went dark sometime in the past few days, though exactly when or why was a mystery until just about an hour ago.Read more......
03:51, 05/17/2019

China charges two Canadian men caught up in its disputes with U.S. over trade and arrest of Huawei executive The pair were arrested in December after Meng Wangzhou, chief financial officer for China’s Huawei Technologies, was arrested in Vancouver, B.C., on U.S. charges....
04:00, 05/17/2019

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

A Bill de Blasio presidency would make America like the groundhog the NYC mayor 'killed': Mark Steyn Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential prospects are slim, but America would not fare well under the newest Democratic candidate's presidency if he defeated President Trump....
04:17, 05/17/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Doctor With Infected Syringe Allegedly Sparks HIV Outbreak In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Three British Crew Killed In Dubai Plane Crash: Report Three British people and a South African were killed Thursday in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reported....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the second qu...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Ja Morant eager for NBA future: 'I just want to play basketball at the highest level' “Small market, big market, it doesn’t matter, I’m going to be happy,” Ja Morant, a top NBA draft prospect, said at the draft combine Thursday.        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

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

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Australia's election - key themes and contests Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a contest to determine whether conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison can maintain his shaky grip on power or whether the center-left Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition....
05:17, 05/17/2019

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

Chelsea Manning jailed again as she refuses to testify before grand jury Former army private says she would ‘rather starve to death’ than cooperate in growing battle of willsChelsea Manning was again behind bars on Thursday night after she was jailed for a second time for contempt of court, having refused to cooperate wit...
05:34, 05/17/2019

John Daly admits playing in cart is ‘very awkward’ At least John Daly is aware of how it looks out there. The lumbering 53-year-old was the first person to ride around in a cart at the PGA Championship, granted via the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a knee injury and osteoarthritis, and he ca...
06:00, 05/17/2019

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

Gannett and Tribune may restart merger talks after surviving takeover bids The two largest newspaper chains in the country, USA Today publisher Gannett and Chicago Tribune owner Tribune, may reignite merger talks, now that both have dispatched with hostile takeovers by smaller suitors. Sources tell Media Ink that there have...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Cops nab sicko accused of sexually abusing patient at Bronx hospital Police busted the man accused of sexually abusing an unconscious patient inside Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, authorities announced Thursday. Robert Marcucci, 62, turned himself in to cops Wednesday evening, after police circulated his photogr...
06:51, 05/17/2019

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

Over 650,000 Game of Thrones fans sign petition to remake Season 8 Game of Thrones Season 8 has been… controversial. The final season for one of the most popular shows on the planet is its worst rated season on IMDb by a considerable margin. At the time of writing, episodes 3, 4, and 5, are the three worst rated epi...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
07:00, 05/17/2019

The new Motorola Razr looks tiny when folded, according to this video We’ve known for a while Motorola is planning on reviving its Razr brand, jumping on the folding phone bandwagon with its own take on the concept that far removed from Huawei or Samsung’s. Though we’ve leaked materials showing what the phone will look...
07:00, 05/17/2019

What war with Iran would look like If the long history of military conflict teaches us anything, it’s that wars, like marriages, are easier to get into than out. War with Iran would be no exception....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Singapore Airlines says its order for 31 Boeing 737 MAX jets 'intact' Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said on Friday that an order for 31 737 MAX jets from Boeing remains "intact", despite deadly crashes involving the aircraft....
07:17, 05/17/2019

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

|USplacesHuaweiandscoresofaffiliatesonexportblacklist The Trump administration said restrictions on Huawei announced this week will take effect Friday, placing China’s largest technology company and scores of its affiliates around the world on a blacklist that curtails its access to critical US supplier...
07:34, 05/17/2019

Warriors rally from 15 down at halftime, hold off Blazers The Golden State Warriors rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit before holding off Portland on the final possession for a 114-111 win Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals....
07:51, 05/17/2019

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

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic Pechier was already being investigated for nine deaths....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Germany to return Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum is set to announce plans to return the Stone Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Kyrgios expelled as big three reach last eight in Rome An action-packed day at the Italian Open was marred by an astonishing outburst from Australian Nick Kyrgios, who was expelled from the tournament after going wild in the third set of his match against Casper Ruud on Thursday....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Bob Schloredt, first 2-time MVP of Rose Bowl, dies at 79 College Football Hall of Famer Bob Schloredt, the first two-time MVP of the Rose Bowl, has died at the age of 79        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Hungary PM: discussed missiles, natural gas with U.S. President Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at his Monday meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to prop up the now-spotty defense of critical infrastructure....
08:17, 05/17/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
08:51, 05/17/2019

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

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
08:51, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
09:00, 05/17/2019

PGA Championship: Many of golf’s biggest names lurking after first round The PGA Championship prides itself on being the best field in golf, and it doesn’t seems like those with pedigree are going to let Brooks Koepka run away with it. With the defending PGA champ getting into the clubhouse early with a scalding 7-under 6...
09:00, 05/17/2019

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

12 exposed to debris, pilot safe after F-16 hits warehouse A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
09:17, 05/17/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
09:17, 05/17/2019

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Why Australians aren't happy with their leader choices Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers in polls ahead of Saturday's national election....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Who Is Playing Batman In the New Superhero Film? Robert Pattinson Is Currently a Frontrunner There's a new Caped Crusader in town (kinda)! Robert Pattinson is rumored to star in Matt Reeves' upcoming The Batman film, Variety reports. While the news hasn't been......
09:51, 05/17/2019

The Evolution of Meredith Grey: How Grey's Anatomy Got To "I Love You" Over a Jail Phone Meredith Grey might just be heading to jail, but she's also in love and finally not afraid to say it, so at least we've got a bright side to look on. In the season 15 finale of......
09:51, 05/17/2019

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Prioritise Friends, Relevant Links Facebook is tweaking its News Feed to help its over 2.3 billion users see friends they want to hear from most and links which are most worthwhile right higher up on its platform....
09:51, 05/17/2019

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

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
09:51, 05/17/2019

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

Gerard Butler, Gerard Butler's horrible American accent star in the trailer for Angel Has Fallen Shit always seems to be falling around Secret Service agent Mike Banning, whether it’s Olympuses, or Londons, or what have you. Now Mike himself—still played by Gerard Butler, still doing an American accent he apparently learned by watching Christian...
10:00, 05/17/2019

The Twilight Zone clumsily tackles immigration in another frustrating episode The two best episodes of this new Twilight Zone so far have been “Replay” and “A Traveler,” neither of which have shied away from the social commentary that’s been central to this series, but both of which have been effectively spooky regardless, eve...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Trump’s ethanol edge President Trump's ethanol policy could help him outpace competitors in the 2020 presidential election in Iowa, according to ethanol’s biggest supporter in the Senate, Republican Chuck Grassley....
10:00, 05/17/2019

Acura Really Wants To See You In An NSX, Offers $20,000 On The Hood It’s hardly a secret that we really like the new NSX around here. It’s also not really a secret that Acura is having a hard time moving units of the quick hybrid supercar. In 2018, across the whole year, Acura only managed to sell 170 examples, and d...
10:17, 05/17/2019

An F-16 Fighter Jet Fell Through the Roof of a California Warehouse First responders shut down part of the I-215 highway in Riverside County, California, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Thursday afternoon after an F-16 fighter jet crashed through the roof of a warehouse across the road from the March Air Reserve ...
10:17, 05/17/2019

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

Pakistan doctor arrested after 400 children diagnosed with HIV Authorities investigating if Muzaffar Ghangharo, who has Aids, knowingly spread virusA doctor has been arrested in Pakistan after more than 400 children and 100 adults tested positive for HIV, with authorities investigating whether he intentionally i...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Europe's far-right divided over Russia as Salvini stages pre-election rally in Milan Italy’s deputy leader gathers nationalists in Milan but pro-Russia stance leaves allies splitOn Saturday, Italy’s interior minister, Matteo Salvini, will gather nationalists from across Europe for a rally in Milan’s Piazza Duomo, in an attempt to sho...
10:17, 05/17/2019

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

Next Generation Royal Enfield Classic Spotted In Chennai The new model is likely to sport dual-channel ABS, and also meet the Bharat Stage VI emission regulations which will kick in from next year. The final drive has been shifted to the left side of the......
11:00, 05/17/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General and reported by ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

PCSD needs to ID a thief who is breaking into vehicles carrying a gun TUCSON – An armed man was caught on camera burglarizing a car in April. Pima County Sheriff’s Department is concerned for the public’s safety. It happened in the driveway of a residence in the 5900 block of N. Campbell Ave. on April 29 at 5 a.m...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Tucson man bitten by bobcat during rescue, per AZGFD TUCSON – A Tucson man was bitten by a bobcat kitten on Wednesday, May 16. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said the man located the kitten in a backyard near a pool. When he tried to return the cat to its family, he was bitten. The victim w...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Adopt This Pet: Meet Moxie! There is a new pet looking to be adopted, meet Moxie! She is a friendly six year old girl who loves to have her belly rubbed and play with tennis balls. Moxie walks well on a leash and gets along with all the other dogs at the Humane Society of South...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Mistakes on your credit report could cost you thousands: How to fix them The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau database that went public after the Equifax data breach in 2017 logged 257,000 consumer complaints in 2018.        ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Says She’ll Issue a Timetable for Her Departure Next Month (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks to try to unblock Britain’s Brexit impasse. Bu...
11:17, 05/17/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto to arrive in 2020? We wouldn't bet on it GTA 6 is naturally the next big game fans want to see from Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two, but suggestions it might arrive in 2020 are way off the mark....
11:34, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Pregnant US teen killed, baby taken from womb: police Police in Chicago were questioning three people in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
12:17, 05/17/2019

The Tiger Boom That Never Materialized Tiger Woods has reclaimed golf’s spotlight heading into the P.G.A. Championship, but his stardom has not produced a diverse array of stars, which some had predicted....
12:17, 05/17/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’, most watched comedy in U.S., ends 12-year run with sentimental finale It was a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight. WARNING: Spoiler alert....
12:17, 05/17/2019

LG's custom chip is made to power AI in appliances and robots For the last few years LG has been pushing integration of AI features in all kinds of products with its ThinQ brand, and now it's designed custom hardware to enable on-device AI processing in "future robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refr...
12:17, 05/17/2019

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility....
12:34, 05/17/2019

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

Deere profit falls 6.1%, cuts FY19 profit and sales outlook Deere & Co on Friday reported a 6.1% fall in second-quarter profit, hit by higher production costs and lowered its full-year outlook for profit and sales....
12:34, 05/17/2019

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

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Ani DiFranco: 'I'm sorry if I'm not what you need me to be' The outspoken singer-songwriter and queer activist has spent a career getting on the wrong side of people. But she’s not about to be ‘cancelled’ by anyoneAni DiFranco has been many things in her 48 years: a folk rocker, queer activist and campaigner ...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
12:34, 05/17/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
12:51, 05/17/2019

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

Exclusive: Kazakhstan to seek damages from Transneft for tainted oil loaded in Ust-Luga Kazakh oil flowing via Russia to be loaded on tankers at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga has been contaminated and Kazakhstan plans to seek compensation from Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft, a senior Kazakh energy official said....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators to take action....
13:00, 05/17/2019

China says always wants to resolve disputes through talks China's foreign ministry said on Friday Beijing has always wanted to resolve all disputes through talks amid an escalating trade conflict with the United States....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
13:00, 05/17/2019

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

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
13:00, 05/17/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Backyard chickens likely cause of Salmonella outbreaks: CDC NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says backyard chickens likely are behind the Salmonella outbreaks in 21 states. The Tennessean reports the Thursday announcement says five people have been hospitalized and about a qua...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I.M. Pei, died Wednesday, a spokesman at his New York architecture firm said. He was 102. Pei was perhaps best known for transforming the Louvre Museum in Paris by erecting a giant glass pyramid on the...
13:17, 05/17/2019

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

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more....
13:17, 05/17/2019

Nissan keeps Saikawa as CEO, putting focus on Renault ties Nissan will keep Hiroto Saikawa as CEO in a reconstituted board that also gives Renault's top two executives seats, setting the table for possible friction in the automaker's alliance....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Good News: Investors Have Been Nervous All Year If the top of the market is a point of peak optimism, then this month is an unlikely candidate. Investors were more nervous than they appeared even before the latest worries about U.S.-China trade negotiations....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Google May Know You Better Than You Know Yourself Google’s move to monetize its visual Discover feed in addition to traditional searches is a valuable new instrument in Google’s virtual toolbox. The new initiative comes at an opportune time for the search giant, whose growth in ad revenue has langui...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Acacia Mining says Tanzanian mine to be issued environmental protection order Acacia Mining Plc said on Friday its North Mara Gold Mine would be issued an environmental protection order (EPO) relating to alleged historical breaches of environmental regulations in Tanzania....
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| Marawa snubbed as host for PSL awards Fresh from his sacking from pay channel SuperSport, Robert Marawa is now set to be overlooked by the PSL for their upcoming end-of-season awards ceremony....
14:17, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka is the monster Tiger Woods created Tiger inspired a generation of golfers. Now one is out to stop him. Say hello to Brooks Koepka, the man standing in Tiger's -- and everyone else's -- way....
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Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says To be an effective networker, it's important to view relationships as "capital," says Zvi Band, relationship strategist and author of "Success Is in Your Sphere."...
14:34, 05/17/2019

‘It’s Time to Fight Back.’ Elizabeth Warren Unveils Her Strategy to Protect Abortion Access Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s time to “fight back” against restrictive abortion laws recently passed in several states around the country — and has presented her plan for how to do it. On Wednesday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey sig...
14:34, 05/17/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has di...
14:51, 05/17/2019

How to counter far-right extremism? Germany shows the way | Cynthia Miller-Idriss Teachers are better able to identify radicalisation than most, yet in the UK they are too often ignoredDozens of heads of state, policymakers and leaders of technology companies gathered in Paris this week to discuss social media’s impact on global t...
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

Navy SEAL gets prison time for role in Green Beret’s hazing death A Navy SEAL pleaded guilty to his role in the 2017 strangulation death of an Army Green Beret in Mali during a hazing attempt gone horribly wrong — and will spend a year in military prison, according to a new report. Chief Petty Officer Adam Ma...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody. Taiwan’s Constit...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Spearmint Rhino strip club probe after 'lap dancers breach no-touch rule' An investigation has been launched into one of London's most famous strip clubs after an undercover sting allegedly exposed "rife sexual contact" between topless dancers and punters....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe to allow Russia to vote again The Council of Europe adopted a declaration Friday that allows Russia to start voting again at the continent’s main human rights body following a spat related to its annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Alphabet’s Wing will offer drone deliveries in Helsinki next month Alphabet announced that Wing deliveries are about to start in Finland's capital of Helsinki and detailed more about where they the drones would operate and what folks could order. The pilot program will start in the Vuosaari district, an ideal s...
14:51, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Taiwan votes to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
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Two-Wheeler Riders Without Helmet Will Not Be Able To Buy Petrol In Noida Two-wheeler riders without a helmet will not be able to buy petrol in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, after the Noida District Administration has taken an initiative by announcing the move.......
15:17, 05/17/2019

Tati Westbrook wants to 'stop the abuse' against James Charles: 'I don't think anyone deserves that' YouTube star Tati Westbrook has spoken out about her highly public spat with James Charles, after the internet turned on him over their bitter fight....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund primed for decision day As we approach the final day of the Bundesliga season, the title race is yet to be decided. Bayern Munich are in the driver's seat, but if they lose, Borussia Dortmund could still become Bundesliga champions....
15:34, 05/17/2019

German biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier retires Two-time Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier has announced her retirement at the age of 25. The German biathlon professional said she no longer had the motivation to compete at the top level....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Islam on beer mats angers Muslims in Germany Using coasters in pubs to improve understanding of the teachings of Islam in Germany is not going down well with some Muslim groups. They believe the connection between alcohol and the religion is unwise....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Brexit: UK Labour Party breaks off talks with Theresa May Britain's opposition Labour Party says talks with Prime Minister Theresa May on the Brexit stalemate have reached the limit. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the government was too unstable for any deal to be secured....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's "I Don't Care" Music Video Is Here--and There Are Plenty of Special Effects Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber just dropped their "I Don't Care" music video--and let's just say fans will definitely care. Earlier this month, the pair teased fans with......
15:34, 05/17/2019

Juventus' Allegri out as manager after season Juventus has announced that Massimiliano Allegri will leave his post as manager at the end of the season. The team has won five straight Serie A titles but was eliminated in the Champions League quarterfinals this year....
15:51, 05/17/2019

AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Genius of Pep Guardiola, not money, makes Man City tick… But here's how Watford can spring a shock Let me ask you something. If a club is wealthy and attractive enough to employ the best manager who is then given the funds to buy the best players, does that guarantee success?...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. An...
16:00, 05/17/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Watch: Premier League Team of The Season Countdown and potential FUT updates FIFA 19 Premier League players will today be honoured as part of EA Sports Team of the Season squad. But before that, the developer is once again hosting TOTSWATCH around the UK....
16:00, 05/17/2019

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

Yuzvendra Chahal Credits Seniors For His, Kuldeep's Good Recent Form Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been in top form for India in recent times and will play a crucial role in the team's quest to win the 2019 World Cup....
16:00, 05/17/2019

University backtracks on disputed Voynich manuscript theory Bristol distances itself from academic who claims to have solved century-old mysteryA university that breathlessly declared one of its academics had cracked the code of the celebrated Voynich manuscript has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

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

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Cardinals' Patrick Peterson 'relieved' about news of PED suspension Arizona Cardinals star Patrick Peterson says he isn't happy about his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy, but he is "relieved" that the news is out....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Carli Lloyd, U.S. Women's National Team dominate New Zealand in soccer friendly Carli Lloyd scored twice in the United States Women's National Team's 5-0 win over New Zealand in a soccer friendly ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
16:51, 05/17/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka soars into lead, Tiger Woods shoots 72 Brooks Koepka sat atop the leaderboard at the 101st PGA Championship, coasting through a bogey-free round of 63 that set the course record at Bethpage Black....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Germany Eurovision 2019 team S!sters eager for the show to get started The members of S!sters, Carlotta Truman and Laurita Spinelli, are representing Germany at the ESC 2019 final. They chances of winning look pretty slim, but their spirits are high after a whirlwind week in Tel Aviv....
16:51, 05/17/2019

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

Third fatal Tesla Autopilot crash renews questions about the system Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Trump delays imposing auto tariffs on auto imports and parts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision to d...
17:00, 05/17/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
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Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
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Samsung Electronics says undecided on further investment in its China NAND plant South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that it has not decided on additional investment in a second memory chip production line in the Chinese city of Xian, denying a report by China's official Xinhua news agency....
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Wall St. falls after China's tough talk on trade U.S. stocks slipped on Friday, after three straight sessions of gains, as trade tensions were renewed after Chinese media took a hardline approach to the tariff dispute between the United States and China....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Money in the Bank will tell us just how far WWE is pushing Becky Lynch Money in the Bank needs to start earning WWE some cache with its audience. Television ratings have been in a downturn recently as WWE gets ready for its most important pay-per-view outside of the Big Four. Nearly all WWE’s major singles champio...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mahagathbandhan Will Blow Away NDA In Bihar, Says Shatrughan Sinha The Modi lahar (wave) of 2014 has degenerated into kahar (disaster) in the last five years and the Mahagathbandhan in Bihar is all set to blow away the BJP-led NDA, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan......
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Excellent Press Conference": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Modi's Briefing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not taking any questions at his first press conference in since taking office five years ago. "Congratulations Modi......
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Press Conference That Wasn't? PM Modi Lets Amit Shah Do The Talking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, didn't take a single question. He passed on the one question addressed to him to BJP president Amit Shah,......
17:17, 05/17/2019

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit An election for the European Parliament this month is giving the 3 million Europeans who are living in Britain a chance to pass judgment on the Brexit decision that has left their lives in limbo...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
17:17, 05/17/2019

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

DJ Khaled releases Nipsey Hussle's final music video 'Higher' Hussle's final music video arrived Friday, part of DJ Khaled's album release for his new full-length collection of songs, "Father of Asahd."        ...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Cardi B tops BET Awards nominations, Nipsey Hussle up for one Drake’s No. 1 hit, “Nice for What,” is up for video of the year along with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America" and other clips.        ...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
17:34, 05/17/2019

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Nxivm president kept shrine to accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere Nxivm president and co-founder Nancy Salzman kept a bizarre shrine to Keith Raniere — in her home gym. Photos show three portraits of the accused sex cult leader tacked to the wall of Salzman’s basement, near her treadmill and other exerc...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Epic Mega Sale loses two pre-order titles on day one Yesterday, Epic launched a "mega sale," offering games at up to 75 percent off and additional $10 credits for purchases over $14.99. It looked like Epic was preparing to go head-to-head with the Steam Sale, which is scheduled to arrive at the end of....
17:51, 05/17/2019

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

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Sorry, It Looks Like a Researcher Didn’t Just Crack the Voynich Manuscript After All A university in the United Kingdom is backpedaling after publishing an article claiming that one of their scientists helped crack the famously indecipherable Voynich manuscript, according to a statement.Read more......
18:00, 05/17/2019

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Into California Warehouse, Worker Captures Aftermath on Video On Thursday, an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near the March Air Reserve Base in southern California. The pilot ejected and survived, but roughly a dozen people inside the warehouse were sent to the hospital for minor injuries related to ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
18:00, 05/17/2019

The best portable projector is back at its lowest price ever—today only A portable projector can be the key to an amazing summer of backyard movie nights, and the best one we've ever tested is on sale right now.        ...
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How much should you spend as a wedding guest? This is how much you should spend on a wedding if you’re only a guest. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

West Virginia man arrested for murder of girlfriend’s teen daughter A man was busted in the murder of his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter in West Virginia who had been missing for more than a week, authorities said. Andy J. McCauley Jr., 41, was arrested Thursday in connection to the death of Riley Crossman, ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO; Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors said Osamu Masuko will step down as its CEO on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia. Masuko, 70, will retain his role as chairman of the board, Mitsubishi said in a statement....
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Sheriff Back At Work Following DUI Indictment BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Breckinridge County Sheriff Todd Pate, who was recently indicted on a DUI charge, is back on the job. Pate was charged with wanton endangerment, tampering with evidence, and DUI after a crash. Police say he ha...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

The Latest: Matt Fitzpatrick of England on birdie binge FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black on Friday (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Matt Fitzpatrick has birdied four straight holes and made six overall in the second round of the PGA Championship in a bid to make t...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Bilbao wins Stage 7; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro L’AQUILA, Italy (AP) — Pello Bilbao won the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia with a late attack while Valero Conti held onto the overall leader’s pink jersey Friday. Bilbao was part of an early breakaway and accelerated uphill fro...
18:17, 05/17/2019

’60 Minutes’ Steve Kroft to retire from the show on Sunday NEW YORK (AP) — The ticking clock for the longest tenured reporter at “60 Minutes” is about to go silent. CBS says Steve Kroft, 73, will retire from the news magazine at Sunday’s season finale. It will cap his 30th season and Kroft ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

‘Beetlejuice’ stars reveal the backstage secrets on Broadway NEW YORK (AP) — One recent afternoon at the Winter Garden Theatre, two stars of the musical “Beetlejuice” played tour guide and revealed a few backstage secrets — some grosser than others. Sitting on the stage, Sophia Anne Caruso pointed ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

McLaren gets Alonso on track for Fast Friday of the Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Alonso is finally back on track preparing for the Indianapolis 500. McLaren lost almost two full days of practice after Alonso crashed Wednesday. The team needed the entire next day to rebuild the Spaniard a car, which wa...
18:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Britain upgrades travel warning for Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Britain’s Foreign Office is advising against all travel to I...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey: 14 get life over 2016 bombings near Istanbul stadium ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has sentenced 14 people to life imprisonment without parole over two bombings near an Istanbul soccer stadium in 2016 that killed 47 people. Anadolu Agency said the court in Ista...
18:17, 05/17/2019

5 students involved in meth incident at middle school WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say five students were involved in an incident involving methamphetamine at a Kentucky middle school. Letcher County Schools Superintendent Denise Yonts told news outlets that one student was taken to the hospital o...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year. Florida Fish and Wildlife officials posted pictures on Facebook with this capti...
18:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Thoughtful and inexpensive graduation gifts If you’re having a hard time deciding what to get a recent grad, look no further! Here are a few effective items that won’t break the bank.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Ken Loach returns to Cannes Two-time Palme D'or winner Ken Loach premieres his latest film "Sorry We Missed You" at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a roun...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to favor close friends and ‘worthwhile’ content Facebook’s biggest money-spinner is its News Feed, and the company has announced yet another key change to the algorithm. In a fresh announcement, the social network said that it’s leveraging new signals such as user surveys to prioritize posts from ...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
18:34, 05/17/2019

|MassiveupfrontpaymenttoChinaSouthRailwas'unusual',inquiryhears China South Rail was paid R2.6bn in advance for a contract of 100 locomotives from Transnet - a transaction described as ''unusual' by State Capture inquiry witness Francis Callard....
18:51, 05/17/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Walk Into Your Next Wedding In a Suit That You Designed Yourself, Now Just $349 [Exclusive] Custom tailored suits aren’t just for Very Important Business People with Super Platinum Medallion status and briefcases that cost more than your rent. At Indochino’s prices, custom suiting is attainable for all, and that’s especially true with our e...
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