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Zimbabwe has instituted rotational power cuts, following low water levels at Kariba Dam, generation constraints at Hwange Power Station and limited imports from neighbour...

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India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursday’s vote-counting to determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections. A...
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UPDATE 1-Rail ticketing service Trainline plans London float Britain's Trainline said on Wednesday it planned to float the online rail and coach travel platform in London to increase its profile and tap into the growing demand for e-ticketed travel across Europe....
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Dubai's Mashreqbank hires Citi, BAML for dollar bond reopening -sources Dubai-based Mashreqbank has hired Citi and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) as joint bookrunners for a "tap" of a $500 million bond the bank issued in February, sources close to the matter said....
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Six Die, Protests Swell As Indonesia Plunges Into Post-Election Unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which,......
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China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
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F-22 Raptor: Inside the Cockpit Of The "Ultimate Killing Machine" US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor aircraft has been described as the "ultimate killing machine". The all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft was conceived during the waning years of the......
11:51, 05/22/2019

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
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An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
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Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
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PANIC: You have until May 28 to download The Sims 4 for FREE In a parallel universe, 12-year-old me is crying. Why am I crying, you ask? Because The Sims 4 is free. Yes, that’s right. Complimentary. Gratis. Ókeypis. FREE. The fourth installment of the life simulation game was launched in 2014, and six expansio...
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| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
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Nations League fixtures, England squad, teams, dates, format and everything you need to know England are gearing up for their second semi-final in less than a year as Gareth Southgate and his Three Lions prepare to take on the Netherlands at the inaugural Nations League finals....
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What to know about gargling with salt water Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and dental procedures. Learn more about salt water ga...
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THE OMNICHANNEL FULFILLMENT REPORT: Why the death of brick-and-mortar has been greatly exaggerated (AMZN, WMT) This is a preview of The Omnichannel Fulfillment Report research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Though rising costs associated with online shop...
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The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident, can use his frozen sperm to produce a child. The ruling gives Zhu's parents the ability to attempt...
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New York's most expensive apartment: billionaire art collector sells West Village penthouse for £23.3m in highest value property sale this year A New York apartment which contained artwork so expensive it had to be blurred out in the sales photos is the most expensive second hand property sold in the city this year....
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Living In: Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
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County Championship: Somerset v Warks, Lancs v Worcs and more – live! Regular updates from around the county groundsYou can email Tanya here, tweet her here or post BTLDay two: how Tuesday’s action unfoldedAli Martin’s England World Cup team guide 11.40am BST If, IF, Lancashire win this - they will have won their first...
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Injury cloud hangs over Ashleigh Barty with French Open around corner World No 8 pulls out of warmup event with injury‘I hope to be 100% next week,’ Australian says Australian preparations for the French Open have hit a speed bump with Ashleigh Barty injured, John Millman eliminated from a warm-up tournament and only t...
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People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, according to Deutsche Bank research....
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Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest The General Election Commission confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, which gave President Joko Widodo a 55.5% share of votes...
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U.S. south 'still under the gun' after deadly storms A storm system that blasted the U.S. South was weakening on Tuesday but another was on its way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killed at least two people and tore up a NASCAR grandstand....
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Doctor found guilty of impeding abortion faces 2 years jail for misconduct The case is symbolic given it has played out in court, and in the public, for the most part of Argentina's ongoing debate about the decriminalisation of abortion....
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Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the US • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume....
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From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to meet those demandsRead our entire Toxic America seriesMy students sometimes ask me why in the United Sta...
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Politeness costs nothing, but it may stop people understanding you Researchers looking at a Q&A website found well-mannered answers were popular with the questioner even if they didn’t make sense Does it always pay to be polite? Dear reader, the answer very much depends. Academics in the US have analysed hundreds of...
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US author Siri Hustvedt receives prestigious Spanish award A Spanish foundation says that American writer Siri Hustvedt, author of international bestsellers such as “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men,” has won this year’s Princess of Asturias award for literature...
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US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for HollywoodSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
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Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
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Top Court Grants BJP Bengal Candidate Protection From Arrest For 5 Days The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted protection from arrest till May 28 to Arjun Singh, the BJP candidate from Barrackpore constituency in West Bengal, in criminal cases lodged against him by the......
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James Ellroy webchat – post your questions now The demon dog behind LA Confidential, American Tabloid, The Black Dahlia and new thriller This Storm will be answering your questions on Monday 27 May at 3pm BST 3.21pm BST I’m very pleased to say that the demon dog himself, James Ellroy, will be joi...
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Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license oper...
13:34, 05/22/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behol...
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Beto O'Rourke calls for impeachment proceedings to begin against Trump Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Tuesday said impeachment proceedings should begin against President Trump because of the administration's refusal to comply with "any subpoena."...
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Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the...
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This Low-Calorie High-Fibre Fruit Could Help You In Your Weight Loss Diet If you are on a weight loss diet, one of the best additions you can make to your diet is of fruits and vegetables. While there is no dearth of fruits and veggies out there, it is important to select......
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Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has affected 52 people in dozens of states....
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Senator Gillibrand wants insurance to pay for fertility treatments U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a "Family Bill of Rights" that would also help with adoption and medical care....
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Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's effort...
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In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
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Theresa May's Brexit gambit fails as her premiership fades British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party....
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Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
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Suspects arrested across Europe in drug gang investigation: Europol Twenty-two suspects have been arrested across Europe in a coordinated operation against a drug smuggling gang, European police agency Europol said on Wednesday....
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Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia        ...
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Dortmund signs Thorgan Hazard from Gladbach Borussia Dortmund has strengthened its squad by signing Belgium midfielder Thorgan Hazard from Bundesliga rival Borussia Moenchengladbach        ...
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North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over his criticism of Kim Jong Un Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin.        ...
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‘Pregnancy is a time bomb’ – what I learned about motherhood working in a women’s prison Pregnant women in jail are revered by other inmates – but the question of what will happen to the child is never far awayPrison is full of mothers. Mothers of adult children, who visit at weekends bringing grandchildren in tow; mothers whose motherho...
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Will Young: ‘If I were to do this concert now, I’d probably wear a skirt’ The singer on the beauty of wearing white and anything that pushes the boundaries of gender normsI wore this Burberry shirt and Alexander McQueen suit for the Concert for Diana memorial, 10 years after her death. It was a big event and I wanted to ma...
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South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
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6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
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Ford tests package-carrying robots for driverless delivery Ford would like to deploy Digit delivery robots as early as 2021, alongside the planned introduction of its autonomous vehicle fleets to ferry people and packages around the clock....
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Lowe's tumbles as earnings fall short and forecast cut as higher costs weigh on results Lowe's shares plummeted 8% before the bell Wednesday after the company posted mixed fiscal first-quarter results and cut its forecast for the year, as higher costs weighed on results....
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Montauk Air offers cheap flights to the Hamptons — beer and chips included “Blade” is practically a verb for a certain well-heeled Hamptons set, who book the luxurious helicopter service to pop out to the beach every weekend. But this Memorial Day, the company will debut a new “anti-Hamptons, no-frills” option for fly...
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UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as oil prices slip Stock futures for Canada's main equity index edged lower on Wednesday as oil prices fell due to an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand worries related to the U.S.-China trade war....
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May the force be with you: How to snag collectibles at Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens on May 31 at Disneyland. Here's a look at how to score limited edition merchandise if you didn't get a reservation.        ...
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Airport security bins are gross; these antimicrobial replacements might help Airport security bins carry more viruses and germs than other areas of an airport, according to one study.        ...
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Edie Parker gives cannabis a chic makeover Edie Parker handbag designer Brett Heyman never imagined she’d have her own line of cannabis one day. “Literally, never,” she tells Threads with a laugh. “I thought maybe shoes.” But last week, she launched Flower by Edie Parker — a collection of gor...
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Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts End Talks Over Boston-Area Casino Wynn Resorts said it was ending talks with MGM Resorts International to sell its Encore Boston Harbor property. MGM would have had to unload a property it opened in Massachusetts last year....
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Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
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Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" abortion bill....
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Keanu Reeves fan posts viral tweets about actor buying ice cream just to sign autograph A Keanu Reeves fan reminisced on Twitter last week about the unconventional way he got an autograph from the “John Wick 3” actor as a 16-year-old movie theater worker....
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German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals...
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Police raids homes of alleged Iraqi crime gang in Germany Police in western Germany have raided premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers...
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MLB trade deadline: Top 10 players who could be moved by July 31 There are 69 shopping days left before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Madison Bumgarner heads the list of candidates to be traded.        ...
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Baby tiger sharks eat common backyard birds To better understand the diets of baby tiger sharks, scientists have been catching young shark specimens and making them throw up. Analysis of DNA in the shark vomit showed baby tiger sharks consume songbirds....
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Nio ES6 Premier Edition 2019 review Smaller, sportier Chinese SUV promises much but faces strong competition ahead of an eventual European launch The ES6 is the second car from Chinese electric start-up Nio, and here we're driving it some time ahead of its official on-sale date in Ju...
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Remains of Holocaust victims laid to rest in Belarus The remains of more than 1,000 Holocaust victims have been laid to rest in a Belarusian city on the border with Poland after the discovery of a mass grave at a building site....
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How to get your MacBook keyboard fixed now that Apple is repairing them for free If your Apple MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro isn't working right, Apple is fixing most of the models sold within the last four years for free....
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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
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Valve Is Making Its Own Version Of Dota Auto Chess Late last year, Valve launched the collectible card game Artifact, a spinoff of Dota 2. It flopped so hard that Valve is now revamping it from the ground up. Earlier this year, Dota’s community beat Valve at its own game, creating Dota Auto Chess, a ...
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VR Gun Fu Backfires Today on Highlight Reel we have VR guns in Blade & Sorcery, carriage stops in Red Dead Online, difficult climbing in Rage 2, Days Gone bike trouble and much more!...
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South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
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Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
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Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
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MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...
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Djokovic concedes he has mountain to climb at French Open World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order after a crushing defeat by Rafael Nadal in last week's Italian Open final....
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Live-action ‘Aladdin’ is way better than its awful trailer It could’ve been a tragic carpet ride. When the first clip of Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” dropped in February, audiences were faced with their worst nightmare: a ridiculous, indigo-painted Will Smith. Viewers were understandably appalled that thei...
16:17, 05/22/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
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Trump Is to Visit Ireland in June The president will meet with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar during an overnight stay wedged between a state visit to Britain and a D-Day commemoration in France....
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Do it like a gentleman: Anne Lister is a new icon of individuality With her dapper suit, twirling cane and uncompromising demeanour, 19th-century gay diarist Anne Lister was ahead of her time. As five million tune in to see Gentleman Jack, Lotte Jeffs salutes a new icon of individuality...
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|RapperIceTalmostshotadeliveryman American rapper and actor Ice T has suggested delivery drivers should wear uniforms after tweeting that he almost shot someone dropping off a package at his house....
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Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
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'So infuriating': Tomi Lahren takes on California Democrats' plans to offer health care to illegal immigrants Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren sounded off Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" on the issue of California Democrats considering several plans to offer health care to illegal immigrants in the state. ...
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House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interfere...
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VF Corp's 2020 forecast disappoints as demand for Vans sneakers slows Apparel maker VF Corp exceeded Wall Street's quarterly sales expectations, boosted by higher demand for its Vans sneakers and outdoor wear brand North Face....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Aston Martin Celebrates 50 Years Of James Bond Movie With A Special Edition DBS Superleggera The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is set to become the newest James Bond-inspired car, thanks to the most recent collaboration between Aston Martin and EON Productions. To celebrate the 50th......
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Trading a Trade Battle: 'Markets Don't Appear Ready for That' How do you trade a trade dispute? A previously abstract question is becoming more pressing for investors as U.S.-China trade relations fray. Here are ways they are adapting....
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China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
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Deutsche Bank Finds Flaw in System That Tracks Suspicious Activity Deutsche Bank found a glitch in computer systems that retroactively scan corporate clients’ transactions for suspicious activity, a sign of trouble in efforts to guard against potential money laundering by clients....
16:51, 05/22/2019

EE drops Huawei phones from its 5G network launch lineup BT-owned mobile operator follows Google’s move and says it will put devices ‘on pause’The BT-owned mobile operator EE will turn on the UK’s first 5G network on 30 May in six cities, but has dropped Huawei phones from its launch plans.Britain’s larges...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Team Sonic Racing review – well-tuned fan service for Sega's iconic hedgehog PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch; Sumo Digital/SegaSega’s latest motorised caper is a fun, cartoonish outing that demands group strategy on the circuitsThe kart racer has long been a favourite with game publishers looking to squeeze extra...
17:00, 05/22/2019

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

British Steel collapses but will trade in administration The UK's second-largest steel maker has been battling a financial crunch over the past year. A court has now ordered its liquidation, leaving thousands of workers staring at job losses....
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Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
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U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
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Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
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Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re just one of many racist managers at Buffalo Wild Wings who’ve relied on this stereotype to justify refu...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Driver slams into Dairy Queen picnic area, injuring Colorado family Four members of a Colorado family escaped serious injury after a man suspected of driving under the influence drove into the picnic area of a Dairy Queen on Saturday in a dramatic crash captured on video....
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Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
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Natalie Portman calls Moby an 'older man being creepy,' denies relationship rumors Portman is disputing claims made by Moby that the two dated decades ago, prompting the musician to double down on a story from his memoir.        ...
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HS coach says RJ Barrett 'deserved more attention' at Duke, has 'argument' to be top pick RJ Barrett's high school coach said he thinks his former player "deserved more attention" in his freshman season at Duke.        ...
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Bucks subdued following Game 4 loss, but remain hopeful What I'm Hearing: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez spoke with the Bucks following their second consecutive loss to the Raptors and says that while the team seamed upset, they remain hopeful.        ...
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Kashima, Guangzhou advance in Asian Champions League Defending champion Kashima Antlers and two-time winner Guangzhou Evergrande both advanced to the knockout round of the Asian Champions League        ...
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Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
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Trash, the Library and a Worn, Brown Table: The 2019 College Essays on Money Each year, we ask high school seniors to submit college application essays they’ve written about work, money, social class and related topics. Here are five that moved us....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Poland sextuplets doing fine after premature birth A 29-year-old Polish mother who gave birth to sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where the infants are said to be doing fine, doctors said Tuesday....
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'Unusual uncertainty' puts stocks in red zone, $50 billion manager says QMA chief investment strategist Ed Keon has significantly pulled back risk exposure during the past few weeks due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war....
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Mnuchin says further U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away The United States is studying how proposed tariff increases on roughly another $300 billion in Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
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Mnuchin says U.S. open to new China trade talks based on previous negotiations U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration is open to holding new talks with China if the two sides can proceed on the basis of previous negotiations....
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Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
17:34, 05/22/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
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Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares pressured the technology sector....
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Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
17:51, 05/22/2019

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

KaiOS raises $50 million to launch its smart feature phone OS in new markets KaiOS Technologies has raised a $50 million round of venture capital to further its goal of making smart feature phones more powerful and affordable. Read More...
17:51, 05/22/2019

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

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings ...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Couple charged with murder for smothering baby while he was in ‘timeout’ A New Jersey couple accused of smothering their baby while putting him in a “timeout” for crying before they went on a smoke break have been indicted on murder charges. William Herring, 42, and Brianna Brochhausen, 23, allegedly covered 4-month-old H...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Everything that happened on Huawei’s Wednesday from hell Huawei is having a horrible week, and it’s only Wednesday. Last Thursday, the Trump Administration placed the Chinese technology conglomerate on an Entity List, preventing US companies from doing business with it. And now we’re seeing Europe-based co...
17:51, 05/22/2019

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Trump: Democrats are too busy trying to impeach me to do their jobs President Trump blasted House Democrats for talking about impeachment and said they are so consumed with investigating him that they are shirking their legislative responsibilities. “Everything the Democrats are asking me for is based on an ill...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police report. Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod, a married father of three, was arrested late Saturday on...
18:00, 05/22/2019

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

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

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

Lifting Journalism by Knowing What Readers Are Looking For Claudio E. Cabrera, who specializes in search engine optimization, describes how he keeps track of what’s hot in search and how that informs coverage — and what the limits are....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is out, and it fixes the worst thing about Windows updates Microsoft last month announced a new Windows 10 policy that seems to fix the worst thing about Windows updates in general. The company decided to finally let you choose when or even if you want to install the latest Windows 10 version, and that&rsquo...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Tarantino did not tell Polanski about film set against Manson murders Quentin Tarantino said on Wednesday he didn't tell Roman Polanski in advance about his latest movie, set in the run-up to the notorious 1969 Manson murders which claimed the life of Polanski's wife at the time, actress Sharon Tate....
18:17, 05/22/2019

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

| Van Persie tells United to give 'fair chance' to Solskjaer Robin van Persie has urged Manchester United to keep faith with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the under-fire manager's turbulent end to his first season in charge....
18:34, 05/22/2019

UK chip designer Arm hangs up on under-fire Huawei UK chip designer Arm Holdings has cut off relations with Huawei to comply with tough US sanctions against it, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm's ability to develop new smartphones....
18:34, 05/22/2019

'The Voice' finale: Chrissy Teigen strikes back at fans who accused her of spoiling result "I will make sure that when my husband wins something with someone, I will wait for each state and every country before being excited," Teigen wrote.        ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Orange, Conn.: A Farm Town for Families The town that developed as a suburb of New Haven and Bridgeport has a range of housing and an annual country fair that ‘pretty much everybody’ attends....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Triple amputee Army vet uses surfing to get through struggles: 'It's changed everything for me' Jose Martinez makes a six-hour drive down the Southern California coast to go surfing in San Diego and says even though he has struggled a bit throughout his life, he’s never been happier....
18:51, 05/22/2019

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

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan gives a big tax break to Jeep for its Detroit plant and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, Ma...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Drake clowns Giannis Antetokounmpo, rubs coach’s shoulders during Raptors win Expect plenty of fake love for Drake in Milwaukee when the Toronto Raptors return to face the Bucks on Thursday. The Toronto native stayed true to his role as the Raptors’ biggest superfan during the team’s 120-102 win Tuesday night, laughing and gyr...
19:00, 05/22/2019

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

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:00, 05/22/2019

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Almost 60 tornado reports as killer storms rock Midwest A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Memphis teen overcomes homelessness to earn $3 million in scholarships, valedictorian honors Tupac Mosley, 17, received $3 million in scholarships and was recognized as his high school's valedictorian at Raleigh Egypt High School in Memphis.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Man rushes to save boy hit by car, realizes it’s his son An Iowa man tried to help a Franklin Elementary School student that was hit by a car, then realized it was his own son. The boy did not survive.        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei's latest blow could signal the end of its smartphone business Google, Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, and many other companies have already cut ties with Huawei over the course of the past few days. But today the Chinese brand’s week just got a whole lot worse as British chip developer Arm Holdings has also ceased ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your retinas from burning when ambient light is low but is also a godsend for OLED displays wh...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Austria's caretaker government assumes power after video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has vowed that his new Cabinet will probe the contents of the controversial video. But the government is already facing a no-confidence vote and may not survive next week....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Counting underway in Malawi's tight three-way election Vote counting is underway after Tuesday's elections. President Peter Mutharika, hoping for a second term, is battling to hold off two serious rivals....
19:00, 05/22/2019

FRENCH OPEN '19: Nadal eyes 12th; Djokovic, Federer 2nd each The AP takes a look at some of the men to watch at the 2019 French Open, including top-ranked Novak Djokovic, 11-time champion Rafael Nadal and 2009 champ Roger Federer        ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Seeing SpongeBob SquarePants Actors as Human Versions of Their Characters May Haunt You What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants comes to life? Well, the above picture happens. It's...a little jarring. The voice cast of the long-running animated series will play their......
19:17, 05/22/2019

R. Kelly's Ex-Wife Drea Opens Up in Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta Trailer: "He Cracked Me, But He Didn't Break Me" The drama is just getting started for Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. E! News has your exclusive first look at the third season of the WEtv reality show, below, featuring R. Kelly's ex-wife......
19:17, 05/22/2019

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

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New Yo...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Trump Walks Out on Pelosi and Schumer After 3 Minutes After Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused him of a “cover-up,” the president said he would not work with Democrats until they stopped their “phony investigations.”...
19:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

5 CIO initiatives that should be topping IT’s agenda Recent research covering the IT agenda across the globe prioritized 10 hot topics when considering their strategy, skill sets, and future states. The report shows top priorities for IT leaders. But what’s much more revealing, in my view, are the init...
19:34, 05/22/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 6 Accessible with Yay Emote at an ice cream shop in the desert Location Fortbyte 6 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible with Yay Emote at an ice cream shop in the desert". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
19:34, 05/22/2019

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

Do you consider your home a great investment? Think again Your home may be many things. A place to raise your family. An opportunity to put down roots. But one thing it is not is a great investment, according to expert Jonathan Clements....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
19:51, 05/22/2019

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

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
19:51, 05/22/2019

John Walker Lindh’s early release is ‘absolutely outrageous’ because he is ‘a traitor,’ lawmaker says The looming early release of the Islamic militant who became known as the infamous "American Taliban" member is “absolutely outrageous” as he “should be in prison for life,” a House lawmaker and former U.S Army Green Beret says....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
19:51, 05/22/2019

For These Minor Leaguers, the Living Is Good if You Don’t Mind the Dead Below Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the funeral home where several Yankee prospects have lived....
19:51, 05/22/2019

The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
19:51, 05/22/2019

This AI-powered bot is learning how to tweet like Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin There’s a new form of artificial intelligence that mimics Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin with alarming accuracy. Vitalik Boterin is a bot powered by machine learning (ML). It regularly tweets unique nuggets of wisdom that read eerily similar to ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

Inside Huawei – a photo essay Huawei is China’s most valuable technology brand, whose global expansion has become controversial particularly in regards to 5G technology. Photojournalist Kevin Frayer was given access to Huawei’s Bantian campus in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley, ...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Brazil bans labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testing scandal that ensnared meatpacker BRF SA, according to decisions published in the official governmen...
20:17, 05/22/2019

How Christina Anstead Reacted When Tarek El Moussa Revealed the Sex of Her Baby Christina Anstead was "so confused" when she heard her ex, Tarek El Moussa, revealed the sex of her and Ant Anstead's baby. The Christina on the Coast star, who is expecting a......
20:17, 05/22/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
20:17, 05/22/2019

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

Royal Mail delivers dividend disappointment to posties Royal Mail has delivered disappointing news today to the 400,000 or so private investors and employees who own its shares by announcing a cut in the dividend....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Deadly storms hit U.S. Southern Plains, more severe weather coming A storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states weakened on Tuesday but more severe weather was on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killing at least three people and tearing up a NASCAR grandstand....
20:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Why Wine Shops Will Survive the Online-Shopping Era Americans may be shopping for their Chardonnay increasingly online, but the bricks-and-mortar wine shop still has its place, say professionals in the field....
20:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

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

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Stranded & Alone: Boy Left On Bus Hitchhikes Home A Pennsylvania school busing company has fired a driver after a Lancaster County elementary student fell asleep and was left on the bus. The parents of the 11-year-old Evan Clifford, who has Down syndrome, said he fell asleep Monday on the way to Qua...
21:00, 05/22/2019

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
21:00, 05/22/2019

TPD: Man barricaded in central Tucson home after threatening woman TUCSON – A man barricaded himself inside a central Tucson home Wednesday morning, police say. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of S. Van Buren Avenue at about 6:41 a.m. for reports of a man threatening...
21:00, 05/22/2019

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

'Vader Immortal' is the Star Wars VR game I've been waiting for Star Wars and virtual reality always seemed like the perfect mix. Long before the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were released a few years ago, I was eager to slip on a VR headset, hop in a rusty smuggler ship and wield a light saber of my own. While we�...
21:17, 05/22/2019

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

Motor racing: Raikkonen shrugs off 300 race milestone Kimi Raikkonen is attending his 300th Formula One Grand Prix in Monaco this weekend, and the 2007 world champion could hardly care less about the milestone....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Cycling: Australia's Ewan wins stage 11 of Giro d'Italia Australia's Caleb Ewan claimed the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday after a bunch sprint at the end of a 221-kilometer ride from Carpi to Novi Ligure....
21:17, 05/22/2019

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

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for...
21:17, 05/22/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over’ with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about landing the "final blow’"during the melee after his October loss to Nurmagomedov....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
21:34, 05/22/2019

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

Ghana striker Gyan changes mind 2 days after retiring ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Two days after announcing his international retirement, Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has changed his mind and been included in a provisional squad for the African Cup of Nations starting next month. Gyan says his change of heart cam...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Southern Indiana highway lanes closed after sinkhole opens CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State transportation officials say a sinkhole that opened up overnight has forced the closure of a portion of a southern Indiana highway. The Indiana Department of Transportation says eastbound lanes of Interstate 265 in Floy...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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

AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations ZURICH (AP) — AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Teen fatally shot after paintball attack on Houston house HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside a house that came under attack from people armed with a paintball gun. Police said in a news release Wednesday that the resident told investigators he believed the attack...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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

Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 on Wednesday in the opener of the Big Ten Tournament. Michael Massey pulled the Fighting Illini into a 1-1 ti...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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

Drake Has Become The Rowdy Uncle Of The Raptors “In the Six cooking with the wrist motion,” Drake rapped prophetically in 2015. “The Six” refers to Toronto’s area code. “Wrist motion” refers to the stress relief he offered Raptors coach Nick Nurse late in their Game 4 Eastern Conference Finals win...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Democratic Party’s network security still lags behind GOP, researchers find Enlarge / The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has improved its information security since 2016, but it still has some weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, researchers at SecurityScorecard found. The Republican National Committee is st...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Canadian oilfield would produce more if regulated in U.S., Encana CEO says The CEO of Encana Corp. says Western Canada's Montney oil and gas region would be two to four times more productive if it was in the United States with its more efficient regulatory systems....
22:34, 05/22/2019

B.C. snowpacks near 40-year lows prompting drought fears The B.C. River Forecast Centre says snow levels have dropped significantly since the beginning of the month due to persistently hot weather and rapid melt....
22:34, 05/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX firm after Fed minutes, Brazil real retreats from gains Most Latin American currencies firmed on Wednesday after minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's May meeting showed members agreeing to maintain their patient stance "for some time." Mexico's peso rose 0.4%, hitting a 2-1/2 week high, before retrea...
22:34, 05/22/2019

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
22:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump critic Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new criminal charges accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of stealing from porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
22:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican government sanctions two former senior Pemex executives Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior executives at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous administration, saying public funds had been misused in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Brexit's Biggest Booster Has a New, Old Mission: Leave the EU As Britain votes Thursday to elect lawmakers for the European Parliament, Nigel Farage’s newly created Brexit Party is well ahead in the polls. The party has no manifesto and only one aim: get the U.K. out of the EU, even if it means leaving without ...
22:51, 05/22/2019

EU's New Headache: Skeptics Poised to Gain Power From Within Burned by Brexit debacle, populist parties are seeking to win power at the union’s traditional institutions in order to undermine the project. They expect to make inroads during this week’s vote for European Parliament....
22:51, 05/22/2019

Mordhau Players Glitch Out Of Map To Troll Each Other One upside of multiplayer games from smaller developers is that they can take risks bigger games might not. Mordhau fits that bill, eschewing traditional shooter mechanics in favor of finely-honed sword swinging and lute plucking. The downside is tha...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Sen. Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most persistent problem: Using it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing....
22:51, 05/22/2019

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

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Here are some great ways couples save thousands on their wedding days Couples are now turning to apps and thrift shops to save big on their big day. Buzz60’s Elitsa Bizios reports.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Here's how to cope with a work commute you hate The average commuter wastes 42 hours a year in traffic, which costs $1,400 in gas. There are physical and mental health costs as well.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Interview questions that employers love asking Here are a few questions you should be ready to answer on your next interview. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

New Monaco chicane surface to help slow F1 cars that go off track A special high-grip surface has been laid down on the escape road at the Monaco Grand Prix's chicane in an attempt to help out-of-control Formula 1 cars to slow down...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Ferrari F1's Vettel explains handwritten letter to ill Lauda in '18 Sebastian Vettel says his "no-brainer" decision to write a letter to Niki Lauda when the three-time Formula 1 champion fell ill last year was done out of "respect"...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding....
23:00, 05/22/2019

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released Wednesday from a Utah hospital after his wife gave emotional thanks to the medical team and supporters....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
23:00, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Gripe About the Finale’s Pointy End (and a Water Bottle) Many had questions: That’s the person to lead the realm? Did the women of Westeros get shortchanged? And was that a water bottle under Samwell’s chair?...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Giancarlo Stanton has another setback in Yankees rehab First it was the biceps, then shoulder. Now, Giancarlo Stanton has had a calf setback. The Yankees announced the star outfielder has been “returned” from his rehab assignment with left calf tightness. Stanton was hit in the leg a few days...
23:00, 05/22/2019

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

New president John Davidson all smiles over Rangers’ draft opportunity John Davidson spent the majority of his introductory press conference smiling, soaking up his return to Broadway as the Rangers’ president. That grin widened when the upcoming NHL Draft was brought up, and the opportunity his new team has in front of...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles They found a taker. The Mets traded Keon Broxton to the Orioles on Wednesday, offloading the DFA’d outfielder for $500,000 in international bonus pool money to the worst team in the American League. Broxton hit just .143 in 49 at-bats this seas...
23:00, 05/22/2019

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

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hun...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

Quentin Tarantino lashes out when asked about Margot Robbie’s limited role – video Quentin Tarantino responded sharply at a press conference in Cannes for his new film Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood to questions about the limited screen time afforded to Margot Robbie. The director said 'I reject your hypothesis' to a journalist wh...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Get Up to 35% Off Select Bamboo and Laminate Flooring at Home Depot Today If you were planning a trip to Home Depot for your next project, don’t wait until Saturday or Sunday. Today only, you can get up to 35% off select Bamboo and Laminate Flooring. If you don’t have time to run to Home Depot after work, you can order flo...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Ben Carson Claims His Humiliating Oreo Gaffe Was All Part of the Game Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson had a rough Tuesday. Now, he’s blaming his gaffe(s) on a radical Democratic conspiracy to make him look like an utter imbecile....
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

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

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample extraction mission. But with surface temperatures rising steadily on the asteroid, the probe is running ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

ARM Reportedly Directs Staff to Stop Working with Huawei, Leaving Company In Awkward Position After the Trump administration placed Huawei on the U.S. Entity List due to concerns that Huawei poses a national security risk, that meant Huawei would be banned from buying products from U.S. tech organizations including big names such as Google, Q...
23:17, 05/22/2019

7 Bridal Make-Up Blunders To Avoid From exactly which mascara will last a day of emotions to the secret make-up trick for healthy skin in photos, here's what a pro make-up artist wants you to know about bridal beauty....
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

Grassley says China stalling on trade in hopes Democrat replaces Trump Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he now believes that China is intentionally stalling in trade talks with the U.S. in the hopes that a Democrat is elected in 2020 to replace President Trump....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Shares of Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands spike nearly 11% after beating earnings expectations Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and earnings expectations....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Only 9 professionals in Argentina's women's World Cup squad Argentina has included 14 players from its domestic amateur league in its squad for the Women's World Cup        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Garcia earns 2 wins to reach Strasbourg quarterfinals Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia claimed two wins on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament        ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that has been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside car owner Joe Gibbs and former teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police. He allegedly arrived at the...
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

Police: Man fatally shot after hitting trooper with vehicle HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man who hit a state trooper with his sport-utility vehicle has died after troopers fired at the vehicle. Police said in a news release that troopers were trying to find Christopher L. Brown of Letcher Co...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Why Does the Car Have Boobs? I will readily admit that I am definitely not a collector of all things Transformers, but even I will notice if one of them has suddenly sprouted a set of boobs on their model version. Why are there boobs? What car has boobs?...
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

British protesters inflate snarling orange 'Trump baby' blimp ahead of visit British protesters inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday, a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain next month....
23:34, 05/22/2019

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

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Treat Your Feet With 30% Off This Memory Foam Water-Absorbent Bath Mat After a relaxing shower, the last thing you want is to step onto a gross bath mat. If your mat has seen better days, it is time to swap it out for a luxurious memory foam mat for peak comfort. Right now, the LOCHAS Extra Thick Memory Foam Absorbent B...
23:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

Zendesk boosts CRM capabilities with Smooch deal Zendesk has announced that it has acquired the Montreal-based company Smooch which provides a platform to help connect businesses with customers across a wide variety of messaging platforms both on the web and on mobile.The acquisition will help the ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Mountain lion caught lounging on residential patio on north side TUCSON – A mountain lion was spotted lounging on a patio of a north side residence Sunday. According to Arizona Game and Fish Department, the cougar was spotted hanging out in a residential area West of Sabino Canyon that day. Authorities say t...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

A healthy dog was euthanized so it could be buried with its owner The dog arrived at the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter in Chesterfield, Virginia, on March 8 after her owner’s death. Courtesy: CNN (CNN)—Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix was euthanized to fulfill her late owner’s dying wish that the dog b...
00:00, 05/23/2019

REFILE-Colony Capital's LatAm arm plans $5 bln investment, targeting Mexico Private equity firm Colony Latam Partners, part of Los Angeles-based investment group Colony Capital Inc, will invest up to $5 billion in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru over the next several years, executives said on Wednesday....
00:17, 05/23/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
00:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/huawe...
00:17, 05/23/2019

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts -filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wedne...
00:17, 05/23/2019

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

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
00:34, 05/23/2019

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

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
00:51, 05/23/2019

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

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections...
00:51, 05/23/2019

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

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension....
00:51, 05/23/2019

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

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
01:00, 05/23/2019

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

New York's amazing mega-monuments that were never built New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed....
01:00, 05/23/2019

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

AP source: Braves draft pick Stewart reaches deal in Japan AP source: After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan's Pacific League that will guarantee $6 million to $7 millio...
01:17, 05/23/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Nor...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Use This Passive-Aggressive Hack the Next Time Someone Borrows Your Pen Are you tired of people borrowing your things at work—like an expensive pen with your preferred .38mm line size and comfort grip—and never, ever returning them?...
01:17, 05/23/2019

I'm National Geographic Photographer Mark Thiessen, and This Is How I Work In their latest issue, National Geographic showed readers how smokejumpers fight wildfires in the Alaskan forest, with images by photographer Mark Thiessen. Firefighting photos is a specialty for Mark; he’s been doing it for 25 years, and shooting fo...
01:17, 05/23/2019

How to adjust the brightness of your iPhone flashlight Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Did you know you can adjust the brightness of your iPhone’s flashlight? If you’re like me, and have owned an iPh...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
01:34, 05/23/2019

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

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fights which led to a brain injury....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and now father of two, who lives in Scotch Plains, NJ, ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Lawsuit claims Buffalo Wild Wings would refuse service to black customers A former Buffalo Wild Wings employee is suing the company for creating a “racially hostile work environment,” claiming that their managers allowed employees to discriminate against black customers....
01:34, 05/23/2019

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

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
01:51, 05/23/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bar...
02:00, 05/23/2019

NY judge denies Trump bid to block House Deutsche Bank subpoenas A Manhattan federal judge has denied a bid by President Donald Trump and his companies to block congressional subpoenas on two banks to obtain years worth of financial records. The ruling Wednesday by District Judge Edgardo Ramos in Manhattan federal...
02:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
02:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

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

Pelosi: Trump 'took a pass' on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (May 22)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 P Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: Pelosi says Trump "took a pass" to work together with Dems; Probe inconclusive on Va Gov. racist yearbook pic; Flooding concerns in 3 states following severe storms; and Prada goes fur free.   ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
02:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Mexican government punishes former Pemex CEO - sources Mexico's government has punished the former chief executive of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos for misuse of public funds in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal, according to three people with knowledge of the matter....
02:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, took to the airwaves Wednesday to admit to heavy use of mar...
02:34, 05/23/2019

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

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
02:51, 05/23/2019

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is the most anticipated summer blockbuster It looks like it’s going to be another Marvel-ous summer at the box office, based on the results of Fandango’s most recent survey of fans about what they’re most excited to see on the big screen between now and Labor Day. The Tom Ho...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Brandon Nimmo’s stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf Brandon Nimmo was concerned his stiff neck would cause him in-game problems. Now there’s more reason to worry. The Mets placed their outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after he was a late scratch from his club’s thrill...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Blues’ Stanley Cup run giving Laura Branigan’s ‘Gloria’ a second life The St. Louis Blues were sitting in last place halfway through the season, all but forgotten in the Stanley Cup chase. It’s only fitting the team has ridden its way to the Stanley Cup Final on the back of another relic raised from the dead, Lau...
02:51, 05/23/2019

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

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting rig...
02:51, 05/23/2019

R. Kelly's ex-wife Drea says the singer 'cracked me': 'Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta' R. Kelly's family is still dealing with the fallout from his legal troubles and the allegations highlighted in Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" docu-series.        ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

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

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. The Nxivm founder’s disturbing fantasies were captured on an audio recording by “Smallvi...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis...
03:17, 05/23/2019

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

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

Daniel Craig to have ankle surgery, 'Bond' film remains on schedule James Bond actor Daniel Craig will undergo ankle surgery after injuring himself while filming the spy franchise's latest installment, but the movie remains on schedule for an April 2020 release, producers said on Wednesday....
03:17, 05/23/2019

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge in Central American families in the state's rural, southern communities....
03:34, 05/23/2019

Mashing Titan Josh Bell Sends Another Worthless Baseball Screaming Into Hell Friends and dinger lovers, rejoice! The mighty works of Josh Bell continue unabated into the summer. In the second inning of Wednesday night’s Pirates-Rockies game, foolish mortal Jon Gray left a puny 87-mile-per-hour changeup up in the zone, and Bel...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and S...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Orioles’ commentator can no longer fathom Gleyber Torres The rest of the Yankees can probably take the night off. Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez have it from here. Torres cranked his 11th and 12th homers of the season on Wednesday night in Baltimore, bringing his season-total against the lowly Orioles to ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
03:34, 05/23/2019

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

Opinion: World Cup ticket debacle shows FIFA lacks not only a conscience but common sense Two weeks before the World Cup, fans learn tickets purchased together aren't necessarily together in stadiums. And FIFA isn't doing much to fix this.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

Fugitive's deal with police: I'll surrender if my wanted poster gets 15,000 likes Connecticut police negotiated with Jose Simms for the Facebook likes, but an expert says that turns law violations ‘into a joke’A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond ...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation Is Kenneth Feinberg’s Next Challenge as Mediator A federal judge overseeing 900 lawsuits alleging that glyphosate causes cancer called on a lawyer who has helped resolve disputes involving Sept. 11 victims, BP and Volkswagen....
04:17, 05/23/2019

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
04:34, 05/23/2019

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

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

Amphibious Mitsubishis of the '80s and '90s Are Rad As Hell Pardon me while I breathe heavily into a paper bag, but I’m only just now learning that there were at least three Mitsubishi Pajero amphibious off-road concept vehicles made in the 1980s and ’90s. And yes: one of them was in a Jackie Chan movie....
04:51, 05/23/2019

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international t...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders....
05:00, 05/23/2019

'World's largest and fastest squirt gun' ready to help fight wildfires The Global SuperTanker, a converted Boeing 747-400, has been used in dozens of wildfires across the world since 2009.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Scene City: Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Big Feminist,’ Says His Wife, Jerry Hall Social influencers rally for the Equal Rights Amendment. And Ava DuVernay’s series about the Central Park jogger case is celebrated at the Apollo Theater....
05:17, 05/23/2019

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Rouyn-Noranda beats Halifax 4-3 in Memorial Cup HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Jakub Lauko scored with 54 seconds left to give the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies a 4-3 victory over the host Halifax Mooseheads on Wednesday night in the Memorial Cup. Halifax advanced to the tournament final Sunday on a tiebreak...
05:17, 05/23/2019

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

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

Lauer throws 7 impressive innings, Padres beat D’backs 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Eric Lauer pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in seven starts and Greg Garcia had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run for his hometown San Diego Padres, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 We...
05:17, 05/23/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
05:34, 05/23/2019

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
05:34, 05/23/2019

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

Bath & Body Works closing 24 stores while opening 46 new locations Bath & Body Works is closing 24 stores, open 46 and renovating 175 in 2019, according to parent company L Brands.        ...
05:34, 05/23/2019

Why hoping for Donald Trump's election defeat could backfire for China Amid stalled trade talks with the Trump administration, a strategy of waiting out next year's US presidential election in the hope for a Democratic victory might be tempting for China. But Beijing better think twice....
05:34, 05/23/2019

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

New Jersey man charged after allegedly threatening to bomb Trump Tower Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, making false statements and transmitting threats over interstate commerce, according to federal prosecutors....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Wrangler’s collab with rapper Lil Nas X gets boycotted by country fans For those who didn’t know, country fans take their jeans seriously — very seriously. Case in point: The company, Wrangler, came under fire this week after launching a denim collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X, which is inspired by his hit...
05:51, 05/23/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
06:17, 05/23/2019

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

Hamels no decision against old club, Cubs top Phillies 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Lowry playing through pain; Kawhi 'feeling good' While Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry are expected to be fine for Game 5, Raptors forward OG Anunoby remains "a ways away" after undergoing an emergency appendectomy last month....
06:34, 05/23/2019

Pound-for-pound rankings: Naoya Inoue is coming for the top spot ... fast Naoya Inoue accomplished a few things with his latest KO victory: He stopped a legit opponent, won a bantamweight world title and made a big jump in the pound-for-pound rankings. Who completes the top 10?...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Raimondi: 2019 is the right time for the new WWE 24/7 title ... if executed correctly WWE introduced a new 24/7 title with the idea that it could be defended anywhere at any time. Utilizing the whole roster and all of the WWE's media platforms will be key if it's going to succeed as planned in 2019....
06:34, 05/23/2019

Slay Queen! 5 Times Grandma Was An Absolute Girlboss During Her Knee Surgery Grandma’s hospital gown might as well have been a pantsuit because she totally slayed her five-night stay at the hospital while recovering from her knee replacement operation. Here are five times Grandma was an absolute girlboss during her knee surge...
06:51, 05/23/2019

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
07:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

#WhiteNoise: Garner, NC Cops Raided a Black Woman’s Home After Neighbor Complained of Her Playing “Islamic Jihadist” Malcolm X Speeches On Thursday a gang of police officers in Garner, North Carolina raided Mikisa Thompson’s house in the middle of the night for playing Malcolm X speeches “too loudly”....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Rain And Flooding Expected In US Southern Plains After Deadly Storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged US southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered......
08:00, 05/23/2019

US Plans $700 Million Grant For Telecoms To Replace Huawei Equipment A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help US telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from......
08:00, 05/23/2019

India election results: live updates Results are set to be announced in India's marathon election and CNN is following every twist and turn to hear who 900 million people voted for as their next leader...
08:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

Apple agrees to notify users when iOS updates throttle down performance Following the last year debate about whether or not Apple should have informed consumers that some of its updates will slow down their iPhones, the UK Competition and Markets Authority kicked off an investigation to learn more about the matter.The in...
08:17, 05/23/2019

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

Why NYers spend big bucks for ‘exclusive’ Hampton Jitney memberships The Hampton Jitney, the bus that runs hourly between Manhattan and the North and South forks, is now offering a limited-in-number membership. Yep, you can pay for exclusivity — on a bus. It’s billed as The Ultimate Motor Coach Membership, but it does...
08:34, 05/23/2019

TWA flight attendants expose sexist, seedy world behind the glamour Mary Joyce Bochroch was a college sophomore, engaged to her hometown boyfriend, when she crossed paths with the woman who changed everything. “I was all set and registered for junior year,” Bochroch, now 74, tells The Post. Then, “I met this fabulous...
08:34, 05/23/2019

In photos: Highlights from the week of May 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press conference after abandoning a meeting with House Democrats on infrastructure. Abortion rights advocates protested the recent restrictions placed on the procedure in state houses across the country. Forme...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Virginia report inconclusive about Ralph Northam, controversial yearbook photo In a rather anticlimactic turn Wednesday, officials in Virginia announced the results of an investigation into a racially-insensitive yearbook from 35 years ago involving Gov. Ralph Northam....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Donald Trump ends meeting with Democratic leaders after talk of 'cover-up' A meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress ended abruptly Wednesday when talks about U.S. infrastructure turned to impeachment....
08:51, 05/23/2019

The Orioles Should Consider Getting A Restraining Order Against Gleyber Torres Gleyber Torres socked a solo dinger in the fifth inning of Wednesday’s Yankees-Orioles game, a muscular, opposite-field job that just cleared the Camden Yards scoreboard. The blast put the Yankees up 7–2; they’d go on to win 7–5. There was nothing pa...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Hawaii's Kailua Beach tops 2019 'best beach' list Hawaii's Kailua Beach Park has been selected as the best stretch of sand for an annual list of top U.S. public beaches compiled by Florida International University Prof. Stephen Leatherman, also known as "Dr. Beach." (May 23)    ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Lenovo fourth-quarter profit surges more than three-fold on strong PC sales China's Lenovo Group reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit as strong computer sales helped the world's largest personal computer (PC) maker to beat market expectations....
09:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
09:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
09:00, 05/23/2019

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday night....
09:17, 05/23/2019

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

Asia shares slump to four-month low on risk of interminable trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
09:34, 05/23/2019

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

Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Ferrari needs Monaco to make its F1 form vs Mercedes "irrelevant" Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc accept Ferrari is not quick enough to beat Mercedes at the moment, but Vettel hopes the Monaco Grand Prix will make form "irrelevant"...
09:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 27 points lower at 7,307 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.58% ahead of the cash market open....
09:34, 05/23/2019

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

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

Tyson Foods to set up beef processing plant in Kazakhstan eyeing China -FT Tyson Foods Inc is in talks to set up a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, as part of the central Asian country's push to attract investment by projecting itself as an agricultural powerhouse on China's border, the Financial Times reported on Thurs...
09:34, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

The Warm-Up: An idiot’s guide to FIFA PR wins "Jack Lang celebrates yesterday\u0027s World Cup news (kind of), enjoys some vintage Big Mick, and prepares for a summer of kooky transfer announcement videos..."...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Paper Round: Chelsea players to decide Maurizio Sarri future "Chelsea\u0027s players will have their say on Maurizio Sarri, Harry Wilson is wanted, Daniel James will wait on any transfer and Sean Longstaff may sign a new deal."...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announcing that it will stop supplying some components to ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

India PM Modi's party looks set to sweep general election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
10:00, 05/23/2019

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
10:00, 05/23/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Mysterious ozone-destroying pollution has been traced to China Last year, a report surfaced that suggested someone, somewhere was producing a huge amount of an ozone-destroying chemical which had already been banned worldwide way back in 2010. Scientists knew it was being pumped into the air, but they didn&rsquo...
10:00, 05/23/2019

F1 live stream: how to watch the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix online from anywhere The F1 live stream you've been looking for is here for you to enjoy, anywhere. Now you can watch the super challenging Monaco Grand Prix in all its Formula 1 glory as the teams take to the tight streets of this tough street circuit. This guide s...
10:34, 05/23/2019

Depression: Esketamine trial leaves 'more questions than answers' A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?...
11:00, 05/23/2019