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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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'Before I was kidnapped I had friends': the girl soldiers of South Sudan | Samuel Okiror A reintegration programme has helped 360 girls leave armed groups in Yambio county but for many the trauma of sexual violence persistsLate one night in April 2015, 13-year-old Patricia* and her sister, who was 11, were kidnapped from their beds by re...
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PV Inventories Reduced To 25 Days; CVs & Two-Wheelers Inventories Remain High: FADA The slowdown in the auto sector has seen a major pile-up of inventories with dealers over the past months, which will get more and more difficult to clear as the BS6 deadline comes closer. However,......
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Motorcycle rider sets headstand record at 76 mph And he wasn’t even looking where he was going. Stunt rider Marco George set the unofficial world record for fastest headstand on a motorcycle on Saturday when he hit 76 mph on an airstrip in England. The 30-year-old more than doubled the existing mar...
09:17, 08/20/2019

July was Alaska’s hottest month ever ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska’s warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea ice melted. Bering ...
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Suicide for French police outnumber deaths in line of duty PARIS — Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing. Deaths by suici...
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Beer recalled due to ‘risk of explosion’ A Wisconsin brewery recalled one of its beers because it was “at risk for explosion.” The brewery took to social media to announce that anyone with bottles of the beer should either “refrigerate or carefully dispose of them.” Apparently, one of the i...
09:17, 08/20/2019

Anisimova withdraws from U.S. Open following father's death Rising American teenager Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the U.S. Open following the death of her father and longtime coach Konstantin Anisimova, ESPN reported on Monday....
09:51, 08/20/2019

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to resolve a dispute stemming from their wartime past....
09:51, 08/20/2019

Samsung's 32-inch Space Gaming Monitor makes room for your PC Giant gaming monitors have a conspicuous problem: all that visual real estate usually swallows up desk space, leaving limited room for your speakers, elaborate peripherals or the PC itself. Samsung might have a simple fix. Its newly unveiled Space....
10:17, 08/20/2019

David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood to star in 'Soldier's Play' on Broadway David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood are set to star in the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, "A Soldier's Play."...
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Alien-hunting camera headed to Mars in hopes of finding life Is there life on Mars, and will it like being photographed? A British-built rover is set to look for signs of life on the Red Planet, with the help of an alien-hunting camera, the UK Telegraph reported Monday. The European Space Agency’s ExoMars vehi...
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Injured Suzuki rider Joan Mir to miss British Grand Prix too The Suzuki MotoGP team has announced Joan Mir will miss this weekend's British Grand Prix as he continues to recover from chest and lung injuries sustain in a recent crash...
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FDA declines to approve Sarepta's second Duchenne treatment Sarepta Therapeutics Inc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its newest treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), citing safety concerns including the risk of infection and kidney toxicity....
11:17, 08/20/2019

Sony Buys Spider-Man Developer Insomniac Games Sony has purchased the California-based game studio Insomniac Games, best known for last year’s Spider-Man on PS4. Insomniac will become an exclusive PlayStation developer, Sony says....
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EE complains to ASA over Three 'true 5G' claims EE has complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about Three’s marketing campaign that states “If it’s not Three, it’s not real 5G.”Earlier this week Three became the third UK operator to launch a 5G n...
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Go big on storage with these 512GB Samsung S10 deals for the price of 128GB Are you one of those people who doesn't really trust the intangible notion of the cloud? Do you prefer to 'own' the media on your smartphone rather than stream it?If that sounds like you, then you're probably also somebody that li...
11:51, 08/20/2019

Next-gen AMD Threadripper is coming, but CrossFire for multiple graphics cards remains dead AMD chief executive Lisa Su took to the stage at the Hot Chips conference at Standford University, where she promised that we’d get more information about the third generation of Threadripper processors “soon”, and later clarifyi...
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World’s cheapest PC costs only $19.99 If you're looking for an absolute steal on a new PC, this may be one of the cheapest deals to ever go online.For the next few days, Gearbest is selling the Q96 Home Smart TV box, an Android mini PC, for a mere $19.99 including free shipping from...
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Huawei Mate X tipped to get major camera and power upgrade before release The Huawei Mate X foldable phone launch has been delayed several times since we first saw it in February, with November currently the likely date according to an exclusive TechRadar report – you'd be right, therefore, in thinking it could...
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Twitter and Facebook crack down on accounts linked to Chinese campaign against Hong Kong Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended thousands of others tied to a campaign by the Chinese government against protesters in Hong Kong, th...
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China pressuring corporations to crack down on Hong Kong protesters A major airline company is investigating “rumors circulating online” that employees are drafting a letter supporting the Hong Kong protests as China pressures business leaders to help stifle the political crisis....
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Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police block another protest Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were vanishing that the government might become more tolerant of dissent than the regime it replaced....
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Emotions stir in Jerusalem as HBO's 'Our Boys' hits local airwaves A new HBO series on the killing of a Palestinian youth after three Israeli teens were murdered in a deadly summer five years ago is stirring up painful memories for bereaved families on both sides of the conflict....
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China cries foul over Facebook, Twitter block of fake accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
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U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans....
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Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
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U.K. consular official in Hong Kong disappears while returning from mainland China Simon Cheng, a 28-year-old trade and investment officer at the British consulate, vanished Aug. 8 as he tried to pass through Chinese immigration, his girlfriend told local media. The disappearance threatens to further strain China’s already tense re...
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Russia says it’s not obliged to share radiation levels data The Russian foreign ministry has responded to reports that several of its radiation monitoring stations went silent shortly after a deadly explosion at a missile range by saying it is not obliged to share data with other nations...
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| Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's international airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday....
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Investors Seek Havens as Growth Fears Persist Investors are snapping up safer assets including gold, dividend-paying stocks and the Japanese yen, underlining anxiety over trade tensions and slowing global growth....
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Visium Sues Widow of Portfolio Manager Who Died by Suicide A hedge fund that closed after securities regulators accused the firm of insider trading is seeking more than $100 million from the estate of one of its former portfolio managers....
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Michael Phelps Is Losing World Records, but He’s Gained Other Treasures It once seemed impossible that anyone could go faster in the butterfly. By the time it happened, the most decorated Olympian had a growing family and no problem letting go of records....
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'Be a bit kinder': Celebrities defend Duke and Duchess of Sussex US pop star Pink has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, saying Meghan is a victim of "the most public form of bullying I have seen in a while"....
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"Spoke To My Two Good Friends": Trump After Call With PM Modi, Imran Khan Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 30-minute telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump last night, the latter dialed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss "the need to......
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Now, Saudi Women Can Approve Their Kids To Travel Abroad Saudi mothers will be able to apply for passports for children in their custody and approve travel abroad under new guidelines that represent further chipping away of exclusive male power in the......
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On First Day Of School, Retired Official Stabbed To Death In California A retired administrator was fatally stabbed Monday on the first day of the school year at California State University at Fullerton, with the assailant seen fleeing the scene, police said....
12:51, 08/20/2019

New Planet Discovered In Orbit Of Young Milky Way Star A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system in the making, according to a study published......
12:51, 08/20/2019

Spa of the week: the UK's first camel milk facial at New York Laser Clinic With three times the amount of vitamin C than in cow's, camel milk promises to leave your skin plumper and brighter. Laura Hampson puts it to the test...
12:51, 08/20/2019

Feeling the Heat? Blame Concrete If your city was slammed by record-shattering heat this summer, you can partly blame the stuff the city itself is made of. The scorching temperatures across Europe and the U.S. in July were made worse by one of humanity’s most widely used but l...
13:17, 08/20/2019

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer of scrutiny to an industry already under a federal...
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Trump Administration Delays Ban on Huawei Working With U.S. Firms The Trump administration extended the length of a license that has enabled China’s Huawei Technologies to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns....
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Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
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Woods wants US Presidents Cup team playing before Australia Tiger Woods wants the eight players who made his Presidents Cup team and four more under consideration as captain's picks to play tournaments and stay sharp over the next three months leading to the December matches Down Under....
13:17, 08/20/2019

Man suffered groin blisters, severe burns after leaving hair removal cream on too long A man in the U.K. has allegedly been in the hospital for weeks and will remain there for several more after he reportedly left hair removal cream on his groin for a few minutes too long, resulting in gruesome blisters and painful burns....
13:17, 08/20/2019

Jay-Z has ‘moved past kneeling.’ Some NFL players have a problem with that. Two of the three NFL players who continue to take a knee -- the Panthers' Eric Reid and the Dolphins' Kenny Stills -- have taken issue with Jay-Z's comments as he discussed his partnership with the league....
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Deploying technology that makes sense: End-user computing End-user computing (EUC) is used to securely deliver and manage desktops, applications, & data -- and amplify your org's creativity and collaboration.Read More...
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WD Black storage is for gamers who are running out of space as games get huge Western Digital is launching five storage solutions for gamers under its WD Black label, with as much as 12 terabytes of storage, or 300 games.Read More...
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Watch: Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders shines, 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo struggles in preseason Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders looked great in his return from a torn Achilles while San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo struggled in a preseason clash at Broncos Stadium at Mile High....
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30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
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'Liverpool now know what it takes to win trophies': Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain fires warning at rivals The experiences gained en route to Champions League success last season mean Liverpool now know what it takes to put together a trophy-winning campaign, according to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain....
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Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key Almost two months after it was first announced, Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5Ci, a security key with dual support for both iPhones, Macs and other USB-C compatible devices. Yubico’s latest Yubikey is the latest iteration of its security ke...
15:00, 08/20/2019

RYU’s line of backpacks offer style and function for exploring the city or weekends away Yes, it’s Bag Week, where we celebrate all the best bags of the year here at TechCrunch. And there is little more satisfying than finding a basic black one that’s functional, stylish and unique. Luckily, Canadian urban athletic apparel ma...
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3's First Expansion Adds New Missions And Modes September 30 The first of three planned downloadable expansions for the Switch-exclusive Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Curse of the Vampire adds one and a half vampires to the game’s roster and an all-new rapid-fire co-op challenge called Gauntlet Mode on September...
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Manchester United "Disgusted" By Racist Abuse Of Paul Pogba Paul Pogba was assailed on social media, becoming the third player in England to have received racist abuse in the past week due to missing a penalty....
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Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages offered by companies and one that could influence family sizes in the future....
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Alfa Romeo gained 1.5% on leading F1 teams after dip from 2018 Alfa Romeo is "improving drastically" and has made a "huge" step with its potential this season, according to the Formula 1 team's chief Frederic Vasseur...
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Promoted: Experience life on the pitwall with iGP Manager game The season started terribly - you could even say embarrassingly. Then they went downhill in the middle of the year, before a series of flashy qualifying performances that weren't backed up with results thanks to poor strategy calls. In the end, there...
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Prem giants circle for 16-year-old who helped stun PSG - Euro Papers "Eduardo Camavinga is atrracting interest from a host of European clubs after the 16-year-old played a starring role in Rennes\u0027 2-1 win over PSG on Sunday."...
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Al Qaeda-linked Syrian militants forced to flee key rebel town The main Syrian group linked to Al Qaeda pulled out of a key rebel town following the Syrian government forces’ campaign of bombardment and airstrikes....
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Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joining the agreement....
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Ex-politician threatened to shoot up Middle Eastern eatery, Muslims: authorities WASHINGTON — A former elected official in Washington, D.C., is accused of threatening to shoot up a Middle Eastern restaurant and “the Muslims standing outside.” WTOP-FM reports former Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Bill St...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Woman breaks into bar, drinks until employees show up in the morning: cops It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. A Kentucky woman was arrested for allegedly breaking into a closed bar and drinking there until employees showed up to open the watering hole in the morning, according to a report. Donna Martin is accused to busting into the...
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Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local observers said....
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Woman in US accused of burning down man's house 'after he invited her over for sex and fell asleep' A woman in the US has been accused of setting fire to a man's house after he allegedly invited her over for late-night sex but fell asleep, leaving her stuck outside his door....
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|UnionswillsupportEskomunbundling,saysMantashe Labour unions that oppose the government’s plans to split embattled state-owned power utility Eskom into three units will ultimately have to support the reforms, according to Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe....
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|MarketsLIVE:Stocksedgeupastrade,economicmomentummulled The Stoxx Europe 600 Index advanced after fluctuating earlier. Contracts on three main American equity indexes all struggled for traction after the underlying benchmarks rose on Monday, when the US commerce secretary said the nation will delay restri...
16:34, 08/20/2019

|5reasons#PleaseCallMeinventorbelievesVodacomoweshimR10bn Please Call Me inventor Nkosana Makate wants the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to review and set aside Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub’s decision in January to award him R47m....
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Indian spacecraft launched last month is now orbiting moon An unmanned spacecraft India launched last month began orbiting the moon Tuesday as it approaches the lunar south pole to study previously discovered water deposits....
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Waymo expands driverless car testing to Florida Waymo announced that it will expand tests of its self-driving cars to Florida, following pilots in Novi, Kirkland, Washington, San Francisco, and Phoenix.Read More...
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Zendrive raises $37 million to encourage good driving behaviors with AI Zendrive, which uses machine learning and AI to lower insurance premiums by accounting for good driving habits, has raised $37 million in venture capital.Read More...
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Planet Nine launches alternative to in-game advertising and digital currencies Planet Nine is launching a blockchain-based alternative for monetizing games that emphasizes rewards for gamers rather than traditional means.Read More...
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Mayfield: Giants' pick of Jones 'blows my mind' Baker Mayfield told GQ that the Giants' pick of Daniel Jones at No. 6 overall "blows my mind" because the former Duke quarterback finished 17-19 for the Blue Devils....
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Dell launches OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, crams desktop into monitor stand Dell is increasingly aiming its PC portfolio at end users with strong design as well as IT departments looking to navigate everything from upgrades to open floor plan issues....
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Conan O'Brien to visit Greenland after Trump's comments about wanting to buy the country Conan O'Brien's latest "Conan Without Borders" will take him to Greenland, where he wants to help President Trump negotiate a major purchase.        ...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Robert De Niro’s firm sues employee for $6M for binging 55 eps of Friends at work We need a new category for this sort of Netflix activity. Robert De Niro’s company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee who purportedly binged Netflix while on the clock, Variety reports. Canal Productions, the actor’s loan-out co...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Kink in porn site exposes the personal data of over 1M users Another day, another data breach. This time, the victim is adult website Luscious, which lets users upload pornographic images and animations behind anonymous usernames. But as it turns out, the promise of anonymity might’ve been misleading, to say t...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Google disproves Trump’s accusation of vote manipulation Last night, President Donald Trump tweeted in his signature style accusing Google of manipulating 2.6 to 16 million votes in Hilary Clinton’s favor in the 2016 Presidential Elections. However, Google swiftly responded by denying all allegations made ...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Electric Porsche Taycan interior teased ahead of launch Porsche Taycan Apple Music Zero-emissions sports car is in its final stages of development ahead of an early September launch Porsche has given a sneak peak inside the Taycan ahead of the electric sports car's launch early next month. The firm has...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook helps you control data shared from apps and websites Facebook has been particularly busy improving its approach to data, and that now includes how it handles data coming from elsewhere. The company has introduced an Off-Facebook Activity tool that helps you manage the data apps and sites send to the s...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Apple Card launch expands to all US iPhone users Apple has announced its Apple Card is available to everyone in the US starting today, expanding on the limited launch earlier this month. If you didn't see the many signup tutorial videos provided by Apple, you can apply by opening the Wallet ap...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Grammarly's keyboard suggests synonyms to make you feel smart If you ever struggle to find the mot juste when texting your friends, Grammarly might just have your back. Its mobile keyboard for Android and iOS now suggests synonyms while you're typing, giving you a handful of words that might be appropriate...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Canon leaks its EOS 90D DSLR and mirrorless EOS M6 Mark II cameras Canon's Australian website appears to have accidentally leaked a pair of important new cameras, the EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless and EOS 90D DSLR. Promo videos for the cameras spotted by Canon Rumors (and quickly pulled by Canon) show impressive sp...
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3 More Women Sue Jeffrey Epstein's Estate Over Alleged Abuse Three more women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were recruited to provide massages for the financier and then sexually abused....
18:01, 08/20/2019

El Paso shooting suspect placed on suicide watch, officials say The man accused of opening fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas earlier this month -- killing 22 people and injuring more than 20 others -- has been placed on suicide watch, police said Monday. ...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Illegal immigrant rape suspect released from Maryland jail, violating detainer policy, ICE says An illegal immigrant accused of rape was released from a Maryland jail three days after being arrested -- despite a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to keep the man in custody, according to federal officials. ...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Man falls to his death at Atlanta hotel after flashing housekeeper, police say A man who reportedly exposed himself to a housekeeper at a Georgia hotel Monday fell to his death moments after the alleged incident as he tried to flee building security, police said....
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Manchester United ‘disgusted’ with racial abuse of Paul Pogba • Pogba targeted on Twitter after penalty miss at Wolves• United’s Maguire and Rashford call for abuse to be stoppedManchester United have expressed “disgust” at the racial abuse suffered by Paul Pogba following the 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderer...
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The Fiver | Rubbing their knees in anticipation of a ferocious takedown Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Everyone agrees that Paul Pogba is selfish. The evidence is damning. For Manchester United supporters, the memory of Pogba selfishly scoring the opening goal in their side’s Big Vase final victory re...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Justin Langer rules out bouncer battle as Steve Smith sits out third Ashes Test • Coach says Australia’s bowlers will stick to their plans• Smith not fit to play after being hit by bouncer at Lord’sJustin Langer insists Australia must not be drawn into a bouncer war with England after Steve Smith was officially ruled out of Thur...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Edifier Speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, Backcountry Gear, and More A couple of Edifier bookshelf speakers, Super Mario Odyssey, and up to 40% off Climb Gear at Backcountry lead of Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
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Tripping on Broadway: A New Musical Explores LSD Use by Cary Grant and More The Lincoln Center Theater show is written by James Lapine, Tom Kitt and Michael Korie, and will star Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck....
18:34, 08/20/2019

Welcome to McDonald’s. Would You Like a Podcast With Those Fries? With podcasts rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that companies are producing their own. What’s more surprising is that people are actually listening to them....
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Investigation: NCAA schools' spending on college football recruiting is skyrocketing The college football arms race is being reflected in recruiting expenditures, which have climbed dramatically among top NCAA programs in recent years.       ...
18:34, 08/20/2019

NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but Cam Reddish will have better career NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but they think Cam Reddish will have a better career, according to league survey.       ...
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Opinion: Old Ravens fixture Terrell Suggs returns home to Arizona to wind down NFL journey Terrell Suggs returns to Arizona, where his NFL journey likely ends with the Cardinals, who are coached by a fellow member of Suggs' draft class.       ...
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Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is unclear.Read More...
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3 essential skills for network professionals When hiring or training network professionals, CIOs should focus on IT infrastructure knowledge beyond networks, cloud expertise, and inclusion in the budgeting process....
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McSally to present Purple Heart to WWII Veteran TUCSON – Sen. Martha McSally is set to present a World War II veteran with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster on Tuesday. WWII veteran Walter Ram, 95, is receiving the award after being previously denied. He is a combat veteran and P.O.W. Survivor ...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Probation for man who threatened then-Sen. Flake PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of a Chicago man for leaving a threatening voicemail for then-Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A Chicago man has...
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UPDATE: 75-year-old Chandler man found Thomas Michael Finley/ DPS Duty Office Department of Public Safety says Mr. Finley was located Tuesday morning. He was located at 2200 W. Fairview St. in Chandler and is receiving medical attention. CHANDLER, Ariz. – A Silver Alert has been issued f...
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Gold Prices Hit New Record High: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Tuesday touched a new record high of Rs 38,770 per 10 grams in Delhi, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. Gold prices jumped by Rs 200 despite weak trend overseas as the......
19:34, 08/20/2019

Rupee Extends Decline To Second Day Amid Rising Oil Prices: 10 Points Extending its decline for a second straight day, the rupee fell by as much as 34 paise - or 0.53 per cent - to 71.81 against the dollar on Tuesday. After opening lower against the greenback at 71.56,......
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How Should Big Tech Be Reined In? Here Are 4 Prominent Ideas Some critics of the industry want to see the businesses broken up. Others would like to strengthen regulation of Silicon Valley. And there are shades of gray....
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Carlos Carrasco’s pitching return from leukemia went perfectly AKRON, Ohio — Carlos Carrasco shook off some nerves and returned to the mound. Two months after being diagnosed with leukemia, everything felt mostly normal for the Indians right-hander. “It was really special today,” Carrasco said. ̶...
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Gary Sanchez’s suspect Yankees defense isn’t going away Cleveland’s Oscar Mercado stole second base twice in the Yankees’ loss on Sunday, with Gary Sanchez behind the plate. The catcher has thrown out just 19 percent of potential base-stealers this season, well below the league average of 28 percent and a...
19:34, 08/20/2019

Asia stocks mixed as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as the People's Bank of China published its new loan prime rates which would result in cheaper borrowing costs for companies....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Waymo is rain-testing its self-driving cars in Florida Waymo hopes its autonomous driving tech can withstand Florida's notorious rainy season. The company announced today that it will be rain testing a set of Chrysler Pacificas and a Jaguar I-Pace throughout the Sunshine State over the next several ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Technology alone won't make your kids smarter Ever plop your kids in front of some purportedly educational screen-based thing because you need 15 minutes of peace? Maybe, like me, you say to yourself, "It's 15 minutes. It's an educational app. It's not so bad. I just need to start...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California's standards and make their engines more efficient ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Rian Johnson's Knives Out will close Fantastic Fest 2019 As if you need another reason to get your butt down to Austin for Fantastic Fest next month, the festival has officially announced Rian Johnson’s Knives Out as this year’s closing night film. Oh, but that’s not all—the second wave lineup has arrived,...
20:00, 08/20/2019

If you must die, you might as well have Laurie Anderson guiding you through it The Bardo Thodol is a text that’s been guiding Tibetan Buddhists through the phases between death and rebirth for centuries. And for a much shorter period of time, it has served as a jumping off point for creative endeavors as varied as Jacob’s Ladde...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Italian Prime Minister to Resign, Declaring End of Coalition Italy’s government collapsed, plunging the economically fragile country into deeper political turmoil and triggering a scramble to form a new governing coalition or hold snap elections that far-right populists would likely win....
20:34, 08/20/2019

Russia Criticizes Arms-Control Group Over Reporting of Blast Russia lashed out at an international arms-control group for reporting on an explosion at a missile-test site this month and suggested that Moscow had the legal right to withhold data from its nuclear-monitoring stations....
20:34, 08/20/2019

Syrian Government Captures Strategic Town in Last Opposition Stronghold Syrian government forces captured a strategic town in the northwest of the country, as the Russian-backed Assad regime continued its military push to retake the last opposition stronghold after more than eight years of conflict....
20:34, 08/20/2019

1969 flashback: How TV woke up to the counterculture and changed with the times Early representation, and social issues like race, gender and religion, were tackled surprisingly early by shows such as "Room 222."        ...
20:34, 08/20/2019

Exclusive: Trump orders cabinet to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources President Donald Trump ordered cabinet members on Monday to stem the tide of rising anger in Iowa and other Farm Belt states over his administration's decision to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into their gasoline, sources told Reute...
20:34, 08/20/2019

WWE moving NXT to USA Network for third televised show WWE announced on Tuesday that NXT is moving to the USA Network on Sept. 18, giving the company three weekly televised shows alongside Raw and Smackdown....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Jihadi Jack: 'Free me so I can fight against Islamic radicalisation' The Briton who ran away to join Islamic State as a teenager has told Sky News he wants to be released from jail to join the fight against Islamist radicalisation....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Salvadoran Woman Cleared of Homicide Charges After Stillbirth The decision in the case of Evelyn Hernández Cruz was hailed as a victory by women’s rights groups, which say a strict abortion ban has led to overzealous prosecution of women who lose their babies....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Judge to rule on tossing lawsuit against Jussie Smollett in October A federal judge says she’ll rule on Jussie Smollett's request to toss the city of Chicago's lawsuit against him in October.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

ShowBiz Minute: John, Paisley, Bardem Elton John speaks out about Royals' travels; Dolly and Reba replace Paisley at CMAs; Javier Bardem speaks about the worlds oceans at the UN        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Demi Lovato spent her birthday at an Ariana Grande concert with Taylor Swift nemesis Scooter Braun Demi Lovato celebrated her 27th birthday with fellow singing superstar Ariana Grande – and Scooter Braun, the nemesis of another singer: Taylor Swift.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown hints relationship with Tyler Cameron fizzled: 'He's been so busy' "Bachelorette" fans hoped Hannah Brown and Tyler Cameron could reconcile, but things appear to have fizzled amid rumors he's seeing Gigi Hadid.        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres and Pink defend Harry & Meghan from 'malicious' media coverage Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres and Pink defend Harry and Meghan on Twitter from "distorted and malicious" media coverage as "eco-hypocrites."        ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

These Naruto-Inspired Water Park Moves Are Making an Infectiously Joyous Splash Instead of using a Naruto run to storm Area 51 — an idea that over 2 million people recently latched onto — these water park attendees got inspired to bring the Japanese anime show’s magic to life in a much less dangerous situation....
21:00, 08/20/2019

The 6 Best New Shows of Summer 2019 Television used to take a break every summer, as families vacationed, kids played outside and people lucky enough to live near (or travel to) a body of water stocked up on beach reads. Many of these traditions live on—or so indoor types like my...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio earned 2% in a new C...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Negotiating legally-binding agreement to provide future generations with a ‘healthy, resilient and productive ocean’ While the world’s oceans contain some 200,000 identified living species, the actual numbers could reach the millions ­­– all exposed to the dangers of climate change, pollution and over-exploitation. To stem these threats, the United Nations is meeti...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Teva launches generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children available in most retail pharmacies at $300 for a 2-pack....
21:34, 08/20/2019

Expert panel updates advice on BRCA cancer gene screening (Reuters Health) - Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with increased risks for breast, ovarian, and other cancers, but only certain women stand to benefit from genetic testing, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Pre...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield takes unwarranted shot at New York Giants, Daniel Jones Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is one of the most electrifying players in the NFL and is ready to make his mark after a historic rookie season....
21:34, 08/20/2019

My Language-Learning App Has A Leaderboard And It's Ruining My Life I tried to wean myself off my mobile games by learning a new language. Now, instead of being obsessed with tapping on mobile games, I’m obsessed with my language-learning app. Damn it....
21:34, 08/20/2019

The Planet Needs a New Internet When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we’ll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We’ll do all this until the websites go dark and ...
21:34, 08/20/2019

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixe...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Home Depot stock rises on better-than-expected profits even as the company lowers outlook Home Depot's CEO says the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
21:34, 08/20/2019

This Old Volkswagen Rabbit Brochure Makes A Couple Of Really Weird Points Recently, a kind reader possibly seeking to avoid the grim self-made prison of a hoarder, sent me about a hundred or so pounds of prime, uncut ’70s and ’80s-era car brochures. There’s so much good stuff in there, and it’ll take me forever to go throu...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Amazon Now Makes Motor Oil...And It's Really Cheap Today I can’t decide if Amazon selling its own motor oil is dystopian or convenient, but in any event, it’s affordable. Right now, you can save a few bucks off the regular price on five quarts of AmazonBasics conventional, synthetic, or synthetic high mile...
21:34, 08/20/2019

A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. India is changing — but not fast enough for couples like Pranay Perumalla and Amrutha Varshini, whose marriage defied the caste system, an age-old social order that is still pervasive....
22:00, 08/20/2019

She was raped, had a stillbirth and almost died. Then she was charged with the murder of her fetus. A judge’s decision to acquit 21-year-old Evelyn Hernández marks the culmination of a tragic saga that began when she was raped at the age of 18, her lawyers said....
22:00, 08/20/2019

American teen Anisimova out of US Open after father's death American teenager Amanda Anisimova's representatives say she will not play at US Open because of recent death of her father       ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Rolls-Royce‎ eyes French buyer for civil nuclear arm A French-led consortium is in advanced talks to buy a big chunk of Rolls-Royce‎ Holdings' civil nuclear operations as part of a deal that will continue the transformation of one of Britain's most important industrial  groups....
22:00, 08/20/2019

This is the most important thing you need to know before you see Netflix’s upcoming ‘Game of Thrones’ rival Game of Thrones is dead and buried, leaving behind a massive vacuum that everyone is looking to take advantage of. HBO is working on two separate fantasy shows, including a Thrones prequel as well as His Dark Materials, based on the novel trilogy of ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Fast food joints squawk on Twitter over chicken sandwiches It's a battle of the chicken sandwiches, after Popeyes started a Twitter feud with competitor Chick-fil-A.       ...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Tiger Woods needs alchemy to keep rust-inducing schedule at bay | Ewan Murray The 15-times major winner is missing at East Lake raising questions over his ability to compete next seasonIt was the best of times to precede the best of times. That Tiger Woods had lived through the worst of times merely added to the cacophony of e...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Mark Robinson steps down as coach of England Women after Ashes rout • Former Sussex coach guided team to 2017 World Cup victory• Assistant coach Alastair Maiden takes temporary chargeMark Robinson is to step down as the England Women’s coach after “a wonderful four years” ended with defeat in the Ashes.The 52-year-ol...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Greenland leader: Trump's idea to buy island territory 'not something to joke about' Greenland's premier rejected the idea of the United States purchasing the large Artic island Tuesday after President Trump floated buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory over the weekend....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand says she is 'still angry' about her uncles voting for Trump Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said on Monday that she was "still angry" about her uncles voting for Trump but touted the relationship as evidence that she understood how Trump Republicans saw the world....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including dark comedy 'Ready or Not') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new black comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Hyundai Grand i10 Nios vs Rivals: Specs & Price Comparison The newly launched Hyundai Grand i10 Nios won't have it easy with popular models like the Maruti Suzuki Swift, Ford Figo and the Tata Tiago in contention. So, how does the Grand i10 Nios fare against......
22:34, 08/20/2019

Finally, a Keurig Machine Even Coffee Snobs Can Enjoy Keurig debuts two-in-one machines, designed to handle K-Cups or produce a whole pot of your favorite drip—leaving brew nerds fewer reasons to bitterly hate the brand....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Trump’s trade war comes for consumers: Tariffs could cost U.S. families up to $1,000 a year, JPMorgan forecasts American consumers have been largely shielded from previous rounds of tariffs. But that will change when 10 percent levies on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect Sept. 1....
22:34, 08/20/2019

Huawei business ban leaves rural wireless companies with few alternatives The Trump administration added several dozen more Huawei affiliates to a trade blacklist Monday, but also extended a temporary reprieve that will allow some U.S. companies to continue doing business with the Chinese tech company for at least the next...
22:34, 08/20/2019

What a No-Deal Brexit Would Mean for the Irish Border It was the boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland that sank former U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to engineer an orderly exit from the European Union. Now her successor, Boris Johnson, is bumping up against the same ...
22:34, 08/20/2019

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it cou...
23:00, 08/20/2019

At one church, dozens of parishioners taken in Mississippi ICE raids, pastor says The Rev. Roberto Mena estimates people from 90 families were detained in raids at food processing plants. His message is "the church is with them."        ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

The Galaxy Note 10 is crushing Galaxy Note 9 preorder records in Korea Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 nearly two weeks ago, and the new flagship phone has been available for preorder ever since. The first numbers are already in for the handset, and it looks like Samsung’s newest Note has been crushing it in K...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession, but says ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing this is a media creation. But on Tuesday, he suggested it might just be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
23:00, 08/20/2019

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’ A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is called 467317 (2000 QW7) and it will be whizzing past us at 14,361 miles per hour on Sept. 14. There ...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Two former MLB players implicated in Dominican Republic drug sweep Octavio Dotel, who pitched in the major leagues for 15 years, and three-time all-star infielder Luis Castillo are part of a drug-trafficking operation, said the Dominican Republic’s attorney general....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Brazilian police kill man who held bus passengers hostage Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America’s longest bridge...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Colombia ex-rebels join quest to find nation’s missing Ex-combatants with Colombia’s once largest guerrilla group turned over names and information Tuesday on several hundred people who went missing during the nation’s long civil conflict in a first step toward helping more families find closure...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on cli...
23:34, 08/20/2019

New tool helps the visually impaired surf the web For those who can’t see well, hearing is believing. A new tool aims to help the visually impaired better browse the internet using high-tech speakers and a virtual assistant. Voice Exploration, Retrieval and Search (VERSE) merges elements of sc...
23:34, 08/20/2019

10 travel items to take the stress out of your next trip Vacations are supposed to be relaxing getaways, not stressful, anxiety-inducing nightmares. While obviously there are some things you just can’t control, there are a lot of things you can. Take packing, for instance. Wouldn’t it ease your mind knowin...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Venezuelan man makes ‘one-legged’ trek across South America A Venezuelan man who lost his left leg in a traffic accident has walked to the bottom tip of South America, hoping to inspire his daughter and his compatriots to pursue their dreams despite difficult times....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Jacob’s new Ladder only goes down, into the pits of crappy remake hell Though it died a pretty swift death at the box office in the fall of 1990, Adrian Lyne’s hallucinatory horror freakout Jacob’s Ladder has gone on to a better place, climbing to an afterlife of cult fandom. Written by Joel Bruce Rubin, whose script sa...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Holy crap, Lana Wachowski is directing a new Matrix sequel starring Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss As it turns out, those denials of a new Matrix sequel were every bit as much of an illusion as that damned spoon. Variety brings the rather surprising news that Lana Wachowski—one-half of the duo behind the original trilogy—is returning to direct a f...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Climate Change Debate Censored in Canada Because of One Jackass Candidate My in-laws are Canadian and thus prone to frequent bouts of trashing the broken American political system and then immediately apologizing (with the exception of my brother-in-law Dan who is a true asshole). Well, the joke’s on you, suckers. Now your...
23:34, 08/20/2019

The New Philips Hue Bluetooth Bulbs Are the Best Place to Start If You're Curious About Smart Lighting Philips’ Hue was one of the first smart home upgrades that worked well and was genuinely useful. After almost seven years, we still think they’re the best smart lighting solution on the market. But if you’re not entirely convinced it’s an upgrade you...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Mark Zuckerberg Is a Slumlord Tech giants, and social media ones in particular, are, well, giant. But they’re also dense, and certain problems tend to arise when a very large number of people occupy the same space. Read more......
23:34, 08/20/2019

Kristen Stewart's new film is nothing like Alien – except for all the bits like Alien In the trailer for Underwater, Stewart runs around a dark base chased by a creature, but don’t for a moment think that it resembles a certain cult classicUnderwater is a forthcoming film where a lot of scared military-industrial workers led by a jade...
23:34, 08/20/2019

sex, lies and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies about two people in a room,” Steven Soderbergh told Filmmaker magazine last year, suggesting his cinema ...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Chile to account for costs of climate change in budget Chile will begin budgeting for the costs of fighting climate change, Finance Minister Felipe Larraín announced on Tuesday, as receding glaciers and drought put a squeeze on water and natural resources in the world's top copper producer....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Nordic PMs, CEOs sign joint declaration on climate change Nordic prime ministers and business leaders sought on Tuesday to reinforce the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by signing a joint declaration to promote public-private partnerships....
23:34, 08/20/2019

G7 summit seen ending without communique due to gaps on trade: source A Group of Seven summit to be held this weekend in France will likely end without a joint communique due to gaps between member nations on trade, a Japanese government official with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
23:34, 08/20/2019

Earth’s warmer, watery future being written in fast-melting Greenland New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s happening in Greenland from both above and below, calls it “the end of the planet.”...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Open Arms ship to be seized by Italian prosecutor, migrants to disembark An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the evacuation of the migrants on board, ending a prolonged stand-off between the Spanish charity and the government in Rome....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a Turkish convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack during an offensive by the Syrian army, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Pamela Anderson still rocks her 'tiny' 'Baywatch' one-piece at 52 Pamela Anderson portrayed C.J. Parker on "Baywatch" from 1992-1997 and still has that iconic red swimsuit.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

'Grey's Anatomy' star Patrick Dempsey's kids 'make fun' of him for heartthrob reputation According to "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey, being a Hollywood Hunk doesn't make you cool to your kids.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

NASCAR StatWatch: This season has belonged to Joe Gibbs Racing With Denny Hamlin's win at Bristol, Joe Gibbs Racing became just the third organization in Cup series history to win at least 12 of the first 24 races of a season....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Two Of Steam's Top Games Last Month Were Anime Sex Games It’s no great secret that Steam is overflowing with anime games intended to titillate portions of its vast user base. But how many people pay attention to these seemingly niche games, really? Turns out, enough people do that two of these games ended ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America’s longest ...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Will weed edge out alcohol? Here’s why there’s no sign of it so far There's little evidence so far of many people drinking less to make room for legal cannabis, largely because people use the substances in different ways....
00:34, 08/21/2019

New Jersey doctor who died in Spain extended trip at last minute The New Jersey doctor who died sightseeing in Spain decided to extend his stay with his fiancée before he plunged from a hike to his death, according to a report. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 34, of Kearny and his fiancée, Kristi Kelly, made a last-minute de...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Disgraced ex-judge wishes ‘to take responsibility’ for stabbing wife to death A disgraced Ohio ex-judge was on the wrong side of the bench Tuesday — and could now face life in prison for brutally stabbing his estranged wife to death. Lance Mason, a onetime Cuyahoga County judge, pleaded guilty to aggravated murder in the Nov. ...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. But he appears to have softened his stance, telling ...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Whistleblower claims Disney inflated revenues for years Is Mickey cooking the books at the Magic Kingdom? A Disney whistleblower is telling the Securities and Exchange Commission that the company has been inflating revenues at its parks and resorts division for years, padding income by as much as $6 billi...
00:34, 08/21/2019

South Carolina dad walks into police station, confesses to killing 15-year-old daughter A South Carolina dad walked into a local police station this week and fessed up to brutally killing his own daughter, authorities said. Joshua Lee Burgess, 32, strangled Zaria Burgess, 15, and then slit her throat, officials said in court Monday, acc...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he will enter talks with EU leaders 'with a lot of oomph' despite backstop differences Boris Johnson has said he will enter talks with EU leaders "with a lot of oomph" as differences between the UK and EU's position over the Withdrawal Agreement remain....
00:34, 08/21/2019

The new dogs from Disney+'s live-action Lady And The Tramp sure look like dogs Disney has been absolutely stuffing the box office lately with live-action (or “live-action”) remakes of its classic animated films, but at least one animated classic evidently does warrant the big-screen revival that Aladdin and The Lion King recent...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Mindhunter's golden boy gets put in his place as the FBI runs out of options It’s always tempting, when someone asks how you’ve been, to tell them the truth. It’s something I think about a lot, and it’s what Agent Tench does to Agent Ford when Ford presumes to lecture the older agent during their investigation of the Atlanta ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Trump, advisers looking at ways to boost U.S. economy as markets fear recession Even as they reject talk of a looming recession, President Donald Trump and his advisers are examining ways to provide a boost to the U.S. economy should it be deemed necessary, officials said....
01:00, 08/21/2019

General Electric stock drop attracts more short-sellers: S3 Partners Betting against General Electric Co stock has increased in the last week as the stock has fallen following a report by fraud investigator Harry Markopolos that questioned the conglomerate's accounting, financial analytics firm S3 Partners said on Tu...
01:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to eliminate a disruptive competitor."...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Boeing hiring as it targets 737 MAX fights resuming 'early fourth quarter' Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" temporary employees at an airport in Washington state where it is storing many grounded 737 MAX jetliners, a key step in its best-case plan for resuming deliveries to airl...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Canada says it will not help 'Jihadi Jack' come to the country Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Tuesday the government would not help Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - come to Canada from the Kurdish prison where he is being held....
01:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Toll Brothers profit beat clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
01:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada's Alberta extends oil curtailments through 2020 due to slow pipeline progress The government of Canada's main oil-producing province, Alberta, said on Tuesday it was extending mandatory curtailments on crude production by an extra year through 2020, because of uncertainty about when expanded pipelines may come online....
01:34, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1--Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Water Pollution Can Reduce Economic Growth By A Third, Says World Bank Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, a World Bank report said Tuesday, calling for action to address human and environmental harm....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Trump could 'certainly' support Russia's return to what would be the G8 President Donald Trump expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7 days before the group of leading industrialized nations convenes for its annual summit in France....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Private island for sale outside Manhattan is shockingly cheap For $850,000, you could buy a shoebox in Brooklyn. But why not pick up a private island instead? Just 60 miles north of Manhattan, a small island with a wee house has hit the market. Known as Willow Island, the speck of land in Putnam County — ...
02:00, 08/21/2019

UN impasse could mean killer robots escape regulation It's no longer the stuff of science fiction: Wars could soon be decided by lethal autonomous weapons systems. But a concerted effort to ban "killer robots" through international law at the UN appears to have hit a wall....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Bundesliga: NADA investigating treatment of Eintracht Frankfurt's Martin Hinteregger Eintracht Frankfurt defender Martin Hinteregger was treated with a needle during his team's Bundesliga opener on Sunday. Now, Germany's National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) is investigating the incident....
02:00, 08/21/2019

French police thwart attack on G7 summit French authorities have arrested five people suspected of planning an attack on this weekend's G7 summit in Biarritz. The meeting of world leaders has proved to be a magnet for left-wing protest movements....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Cameroon: Separatist leader and followers handed life sentences The self-declared president of the breakaway state 'Ambazonia' has been sentenced to life in prison together with nine supporters. The verdict comes in the midst of peace talks between the government and separatists....
02:00, 08/21/2019

German firm sets aside millions for Brazil dam disaster costs TÜV Süd had certified the structure shortly before it collapsed in January, leaving 270 dead. Faced with a number of lawsuits, the company has now put a figure on the extent of its potential liability....
02:00, 08/21/2019

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women are also receiving a sustainable income for the first time....
02:00, 08/21/2019

German government moves to end 'solidarity tax' for eastern Germany Germany is planning to drastically reduce its historical "solidarity" tax with its eastern states. The move will mean a significant income tax cut for the middle classes, but Merkel's CDU also wants to unburden the rich....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Nikon updates its SnapBridge app for faster image transfers Nikon has unveiled an updated version of its SnapBridge app with new features aimed at generally making it easier for photographers to share their work online. SnapBridge version 2.6 gives users more options for camera control and faster image transf...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Video shows man wanted for NYPD water attacks attempt to run from arrest Disturbing cellphone video shows an ex-con wanted in a water-bucket attack on NYPD cops boldly challenging the detectives who tracked him down in The Bronx — then bolting when they try to place him under arrest. The brazen display of contempt for the...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Arrest made in hate crime that left black woman with collapsed lung Cops have busted the guy who allegedly sucker-punched and stabbed a black woman in November, leaving her with a collapsed lung, officials said Tuesday. Aleksejs Saveljevs, 33, was already cooling his heels on Rikers Island for allegedly attacking a c...
02:00, 08/21/2019

New Jersey man shoots at home invaders after grabbing one of their guns: cops A New Jersey man shot at two masked, armed invaders after managing to wrestle away one of their handguns, according to police. The man fought back, managing to grab one of the guns after a “violent struggle,” shooting at the crooks who fl...
02:00, 08/21/2019

'The Matrix' reloads with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will again reenter "The Matrix," starring in a third sequel to the 1999 science fiction film that's expected to begin production next year....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Michigan State great Mateen Cleaves acquitted on all charges in rape trial Mateen Cleaves, the former point guard who led the Spartans to the 2000 NCAA title, found not guilty on all counts stemming from Sept. 2015 incident.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

U.S. women's soccer legend Carli Lloyd absolutely drilled a 55-yard FG at Eagles practice Carli Lloyd showed NFL kickers how it's done at a Ravens-Eagles joint practice, making a 55-yard field goal attempt look really easy.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield on New York Giants' Daniel Jones pick: 'Blows my mind' In a 'GQ' interview, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield called out the New York Giants for drafting Daniel Jones at No. 6 in the NFL draft.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Major League Soccer announces St. Louis expansion franchise, 28th team in league Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that it will be expanding to St. Louis, the 28th team in league. Miami, Nashville and Austin clubs on the way.       ...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Hot Damn, We're Going To Europa Of all the planets and moons in our solar system that are likely to harbor life, Europa has to be one of the most promising. I mean, yeah, Earth is pretty good too, but after Earth, the ocean-world of the Jovian moon Europa is full of exciting possib...
02:34, 08/21/2019

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of digital hijackings against municipalities nationwide....
02:34, 08/21/2019

High blood pressure in your 40s linked to smaller brain size at 70 People with high blood pressure in their 40s seem to have smaller brains at age 70, suggesting that looking after your health may help prevent some forms of dementia...
02:34, 08/21/2019

Woman left with 'Harry Potter' scar after skin cancer removed from forehead A British woman who used tanning beds for years later developed skin cancer on her forehead that, after it was removed, left her with a “Harry Potter”-looking scar....
02:34, 08/21/2019

A battery-free sensor for underwater exploration To investigate the vastly unexplored oceans covering most our planet, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that send data to the surface — an underwater “internet of things.” But how to supply constant power to score...
03:00, 08/21/2019

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to acces...
03:00, 08/21/2019

These Are the 'Optimal' Summer Thermostat Settings In many parts of the country, it’s been a struggle to stay cool this summer. Our air-conditioned homes are an oasis away from the heat and humidity—but if you want to optimize both your cooling and your energy efficiency, you might need to bump up th...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Get Up to $45,000 in Free Developer Tools With Github's Student Developer Pack GitHub just announced the GitHub Student Developer Pack for 2019, and if you’re a student interested in becoming a developer, it’s well worth a look....
03:00, 08/21/2019

How to Avoid Getting Pickpocketed Last year, several groups of pickpocketers profited off oblivious commuters on New York City’s subway system. “I open the purses, put my hands in, and take the wallets out,” one pickpocketer, who was eventually arrested and found with three Metrocard...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Scientists found stardust in the most unlikely of places Earth has managed to avoid any truly catastrophic impacts from objects in space for quite some time, but that doesn’t mean material from the cosmos doesn’t regularly rain down on our world. Scientists regularly observe rocks of varying si...
03:00, 08/21/2019

NASA confirms plans to send spacecraft to Jupiter’s frozen ocean moon Astronomers dedicate their careers to unlocking the mysteries of space, and while not all of them are constantly searching for evidence of extraterrestrial life, finding it would likely be the biggest discovery in the history of science. There aren&r...
03:00, 08/21/2019

India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission just hit a major milestone India is now poised to become the fourth country on Earth to pull off a soft Moon landing. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the Chandrayaan-2 mission in late July — after a “technical snag” delayed the launch b...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Cramer: Trump should heed Home Depot's warnings about the consumer and make a trade deal Home Depot CFO Carol Tome says "consumer confidence is near record high levels" but "consumer demand could be impacted" by lingering U.S.-China trade tensions....
03:34, 08/21/2019

Boeing hiring hundreds of temporary workers to maintain parked 737 Max planes Boeing has posted job listings for a few hundred temporary workers who will help the company with 737 Max storage and maintenance at a facility east of Seattle....
03:34, 08/21/2019

What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two solo Spider-Man films starring Tom Holland, have reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights ...
03:34, 08/21/2019

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer files motion to move trial out of NYC In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany County or Suffolk County on Long Island....
04:00, 08/21/2019

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop, Pavilion Desktop Launched at Gamescom The new HP Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop price in the US will start at $799.99 (roughly Rs. 57,400), while the Pavilion Desktop price will begin at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 50,100)....
04:00, 08/21/2019

WhatsApp Said to Be in Talks to Launch Mobile Payments in Indonesia WhatsApp is said to be in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Wife of ex-president of Honduras convicted in corruption case A Honduran court convicted the wife of former President Porfirio Lobo on graft charges, including siphoning funds from programs designed to help poor children, a judicial official said on Tuesday....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Trump cancels Denmark visit over after rebuff over Greenland U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country's prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell loses appeal against sex abuse convictions, remains in jail Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell lost an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys and will remain in prison for at least another three years, an Australian court ruled on Wednesday....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Chilean priest who is uncle of president probed in alleged child sex abuse The Vatican has launched an investigation into an allegation that a retired archbishop and uncle of Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sexually abused a child more than 50 years ago, the Vatican's diplomatic mission in Chile said on Tuesday....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign ministry in Moscow said it would not be drawn into an arms race....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Former Brazil presidential candidate convicted of fraud in earlier race A Sao Paulo state court convicted Fernando Haddad, who was the runner-up in Brazil's presidential elections last year, of mismanaging campaign accounts when he ran for mayor of Sao Paulo six years earlier....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to World Court Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take its dispute with India over Kashmir to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked the special status of its part of the region earlier this month....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Sturgill Simpson debuts 'Sing Along,' the first song off upcoming album 'Sound & Fury' Sturgill Simpson unveiled a tracklist and release date Tuesday for 'Sound & Fury,' his upcoming album, due Sept. 27.        ...
04:00, 08/21/2019

Walmart sues Tesla over solar panels it says caused multiple fires About seven Walmart stores had fires due to Tesla’s solar systems as of November 2018, according to the lawsuitWalmart has sued Tesla, saying solar panels supplied by the electric carmaker were responsible for fires at about seven of its stores.The f...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte to resign, blames his rebellious deputy Salvini Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announced his resignation Tuesday, blaming his rebellious deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini.        ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Here are 13 real-life heroes you should know In acknowledgment of World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, 24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of 13 hero humanitarian workers you should know about.        ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Tesla sued by Walmart over fires linked to rooftop solar panels The nation's largest retailer claims Tesla failed to live up to industry standards in the installation of solar panels on top of hundreds of stores, resulting in multiple fires across the U.S....
04:34, 08/21/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices hold firm above $1,500, Fed minutes in focus Gold prices were steady on Wednesday after recovering to above the key $1,500 an ounce level in the previous session, with investors waiting for the minutes of the Federal Reserve's July meeting for possible clues on further U.S. interest rate cuts....
04:34, 08/21/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 21 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:34, 08/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall on recession fears; eyes on Fed minutes Asian shares fell on Wednesday as fresh worries about a global recession led investors to dump risky assets, with U.S. President Donald Trump showing no signs of backing down in his trade war with China....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Head of NYPD Group Is Losing His Mind Over Firing of Cop Who Put Eric Garner in Banned Chokehold The head of the New York Police Department’s Lieutenants Benevolent Association wrote on Tuesday that he is “disgusted” at the recent firing of Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Eric Garner in a banned chokehold in 2014, according to an email show...
04:34, 08/21/2019

U.S. Not Providing Flu Vaccines in Immigration Jails Even After Kids Have Died The U.S. won’t be providing vaccinations for migrant families held in government custody ahead of the next flu season, CNBC reported on Tuesday, despite the infection playing a role in the deaths of at least three children....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Here's Trump Being Blatantly Anti-Semitic President Donald Trump took his racist attacks on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to a whole new, anti-Semitic plane on Tuesday, accusing voters who back the congresswomen or vote Democratic of sweeping “disloyalty.”...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Neo-Nazi Who Threatened Mass Murder of Latinx People Thanked God for Donald Trump: Court Docs Federal law enforcement in Washington state arrested 35-year-old Eric Lin last week, alleging he made a series of threats toward a Miami-area Latinx family over the past several months. The threats, which called for the eradication of minority groups...
04:34, 08/21/2019

After frustrating Redskins debut, Paul Richardson Jr. has a simple goal: ‘Run fast and get open’ Washington's deep-threat wide receiver was injured for most of last season and hopes to bring a different dynamic to the offense in his second year with the team....
05:00, 08/21/2019

Walmart suing Tesla after seven fires at stores that were using solar panels In the lawsuit filed in New York, Walmart says fires broke out at seven stores between 2012 and 2018 and caused millions of dollars in damage.       ...
05:00, 08/21/2019

'Lady and the Tramp' remake casts shelter dog in lead role An Arizona shelter dog will make its debut on the big screen as the lead role in Disney's live-action remake of the popular 1955 animated movie, "Lady and the Tramp."...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Ronda Rousey reveals she nearly severed her finger while filming TV show: 'Freak accident' On Tuesday, Ronda Rousey took to Instagram where she revealed to her followers that she nearly severed one of her fingers while filming the TV show "9-1-1," calling it a "freak accident."...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Steve Carrell’s ‘The Morning Show’ character mirrors disgraced NBC News anchor Matt Lauer A new show on Apple’s forthcoming streaming service might seem familiar to regular viewers of NBC’s “Today” show as a fictional morning show anchor’s career downfall is unmistakably similar to the situation surrounding disgraced NBC News anchor Matt ...
05:00, 08/21/2019

An Australian Court Has Upheld Child Sex Convictions Against Cardinal George Pell (MELBOURNE, Australia) — An Australian appeals court by a 2-1 ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. The Victoria state Court of Appeal rejecte...
05:00, 08/21/2019

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a Russia-linked private-equity firm to funds managed by BlackRock....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Madison Square Garden Shares Have Trouble Scoring Shares of Madison Square Garden, home to the New York Knicks basketball team, fell 9.3% in recent trading Tuesday, on track for the biggest single-day decline on record....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describing the No. 2 diplomat at the State Department as "very respected."...
05:34, 08/21/2019

Obamas Tackle Trump’s Promises to the Rust Belt in Their 1st Netflix Offering, American Factory Shots fired. That’s the take among reviewers of the Obamas’ first foray into TV production, which looks at the promise to America’s Rust Belt unfulfilled by the Trump administration....
05:34, 08/21/2019

The History of the Legendary Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon Back in 1979, Mercedes launched the Gelandewagen, a stripped-down, go-anywhere SUV built to survive anything. In the last 40 years, it’s somehow done just that....
05:34, 08/21/2019

Drivers are killing bears at Yosemite. Park rangers are shooting back -- with radar guns. Traffic stops in national parks are up 4% as rangers crack down on speeding motorists in their mission to protect animals.        ...
05:34, 08/21/2019

A Florida man fed a kinkajou. The next morning, the 'super aggressive' exotic creature attacked him A Florida man was attacked by a kinkajou, a raccoon-like carnivore native to the rain forests of Central and South America.        ...
05:34, 08/21/2019

Britain extremely concerned by reports HK consulate worker held in China Britain said on Tuesday it was "extremely concerned" by reports that a staff member at the consulate in its former colony of Hong Kong had been detained in mainland China....
06:00, 08/21/2019

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Meghan Markle's Best Friend Slams "Racist Bullies" Over Private Jet Scandal Jessica Mulroney won't stand for the mistreatment of her longtime best friend, Meghan Markle. In the midst of yet another scandal involving the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the......
06:34, 08/21/2019

Ryan Reynolds Has a Perfect Solution for Fans Who Are Mourning Marvel's Loss of Spider-Man Ryan Reynolds is a man with answers! The Deadpool actor is weighing in on the recent news that Spider-Man is reportedly no longer part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to......
06:34, 08/21/2019

Who Is the New Cast of Dancing With the Stars? An Instagram Investigation After a long break, Dancing with the Stars is about to make its return to ABC, and it seems like there might be some big names hitting that dance floor. Instead of letting us speculate......
06:34, 08/21/2019

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Launch Live Updates: Price, Features, Specification, Images Maruti Suzuki XL6, the much-anticipated premium MPV from Indo-Japanese carmaker is all set to be launched in India today and we'll bring you the live updates from the launch here....
06:34, 08/21/2019

Top seeds Paire, Shapovalov advance at Winston-Salem Open Top seeds Benoit Paire and Denis Shapovalov cruised into the third round of the Winston-Salem Open with straight set wins on the North Carolina hardcourt on Tuesday....
06:34, 08/21/2019

Amazon's Ring barred police from using 'surveillance' to describe its products Amazon's home security company Ring deleted the term "surveillance" from a statement that law enforcement officials gave to local news outlets, public records obtained by Gizmodo reveal....
06:34, 08/21/2019

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a contract extension with young linebacker Jaylon Smith while the holdout by Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott nears a month since the team reported to training camp.       ...
07:34, 08/21/2019

US State Department approves possible $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
07:34, 08/21/2019

Dolphins might have trolled Kenny Stills with Jay-Z playlist DAVIE, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins’ latest featured musical artist at practice: Jay-Z. The team’s sound system played more than half a dozen songs by the rapper at the start of practice Tuesday, one day after receiver Kenny Stills objected to rec...
08:00, 08/21/2019

China's parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists....
08:34, 08/21/2019

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell returns to jail after losing appeal against sex abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will remain in prison for at least another three years after losing an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys, an Australian court ruled on Wednesday....
09:00, 08/21/2019

Vatican acknowledges Pell abuse decision, says he has right to appeal The Vatican on Wednesday acknowledged the Australian court decision to uphold Cardinal George Pell's conviction on sexual abuse but said he has a right to another appeal....
09:00, 08/21/2019

German Europe Minister: Northern Ireland peace, EU single market non-negotiable Peace in Northern Ireland and the integrity of the EU single market are non-negotiable for the EU, Germany's Minister for European Affairs Michael Roth said hours before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berli...
09:00, 08/21/2019

| Stadium site contamination new headache for Beckham MLS team David Beckham's Major League Soccer club in Miami may have hit a new stumbling block after an environmental report showed unexpected levels of contamination....
09:00, 08/21/2019

| Monaco sign Slimani on loan from Leicester Monaco have signed veteran Algerian international striker Islam Slimani on loan from Leicester City, sources close to the Ligue 1 club has confirmed....
09:00, 08/21/2019

What do Bob Ross and Michigan have in common? Happy little trees If taking time to enjoy nature in Michigan's state parks wasn't relaxing enough, you can now add a little Bob Ross to your experience. For its 100th birthday, the parks system is partnering with Bob Ross Inc. to help the "happy little trees."...
09:00, 08/21/2019

YouTube is removing its direct messaging feature in September YouTube's direct messaging feature isn't exactly Google's most popular way to chat, but it was a convenient way to share videos on the platform, especially on mobile. It probably wasn't used often enough, though, because the compa...
09:34, 08/21/2019

Nasa mission to Jupiter moon Europa moves step closer to launch Mission that could shed light on possibility of life on icy rock is expected to lift off in 2025A Nasa mission to explore the most tantalising of Jupiter’s 79 moons has been given the green light to proceed to the final stages of development.Europa –...
10:00, 08/21/2019

New Jersey man charged with hoarding weapons and racist propaganda due in court A New Jersey man charged with possessing an arsenal of weapons as well as methamphetamine and racist propaganda is due to appear in federal court on Tuesday, U.S. prosecutors said....
10:00, 08/21/2019

India's ONGC sells 3rd Oct-loading Sokol crude cargo at steady premium -sources * Indian oil explorer ONGC Videsh has sold a cargo of Russian Sokol crude at a premium of about $5.75 a barrel to Dubai quotes via a tender, two trade sources told Reuters on Wednesday...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Hammerson names ex-AIG European finance chief as new CFO Shopping centre operator Hammerson Plc on Wednesday appointed AIG executive James Lenton as its new finance chief, months after saying Timon Drakesmith would step down from the role this year....
10:00, 08/21/2019

Tech Executives Tap Employees for Ideas Technology teams at large companies are moving beyond their traditional role in business support as their bosses encourage them to use their skills to develop marketable products and services....
10:34, 08/21/2019

Fact-Checked: The Truth Behind Viral 'Instagram Terms-Of-Service' Post Over the last few days, celebrities have been sharing different variations of a viral post that claims Instagram is implementing new rules on photo usage. Is there any truth to this viral post?...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Xiaomi launches Mi A3 Android One smartphone with 48MP rear camera in India for $181 Google has found a committed Android One partner in Xiaomi. The Chinese electronics giant today announced the launch of the Mi A3, an Android One smartphone, in India as the company looks to expand its handset offering in its most important market. T...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Playboy's Brian Karem files lawsuit against Trump, Grisham for suspending White House pass Playboy magazine's White House correspondent filed a lawsuit against President Trump and White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham Tuesday in an effort to have his press pass restored....
11:34, 08/21/2019

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earli...
11:34, 08/21/2019

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer....
11:34, 08/21/2019

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
12:00, 08/21/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Planned Parenthood drops out of Title X Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
12:00, 08/21/2019

JetBlue logo added to iconic Queens Pepsi sign — and New Yorkers are not happy about it Drink it in, New Yorkers. For the first time ever, the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign that sits along the East River in Queens — an official city landmark — has been changed to promote a new partnership that the soda company announced recently. R...
12:34, 08/21/2019

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed....
12:34, 08/21/2019

Citigroup, BNP caught up in U.S. case against Huawei CFO: documents U.S.-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the U.S. criminal case against the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, according to newly available documents....
12:34, 08/21/2019

India has not set deadline to launch electric vehicles: official The Indian government has not set a deadline to launch electric vehicles or to ban manufacturing of petrol and diesel cars, a government official said on Wednesday....
12:34, 08/21/2019

China's Geely posts 40% slump in first-half profit, sees uncertain demand outlook China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday first-half net profit skid 40% amid a sustained downturn in the world's biggest auto market, and it forecast an uncertain outlook for vehicle demand for the rest of the year....
12:34, 08/21/2019

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
12:34, 08/21/2019

A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Apple TV+ May Offer Netflix-Like Limited Offline Viewing Apple TV+ is found to support limited offline viewing and restrict streaming on multiple devices. The new revelations come just after the paid streaming service was reported to debut in November at a......
13:00, 08/21/2019

OnePlus TV to Debut First in India Next Month, CEO Pete Lau Confirms OnePlus TV will launch first in India, and then launch it in North America, Europe and China after establishing partnerships with content providers in those regions....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 hostage A man who took a bus and its 37 passengers hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according to authorities....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
13:34, 08/21/2019

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
13:34, 08/21/2019

MLS awards expansion franchise to St. Louis for 2022 debut The prospects of a Major League Soccer franchise ever calling St. Louis home appeared to have died two years ago when voters turned down the use of a business tax to finance a new downtown stadium....
13:34, 08/21/2019

Former MSU hoops star Mateen Cleaves acquitted of all charges in rape trial Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves, who was facing up to 15 years behind bars, was acquitted Tuesday of sexual assault and all other charges against him....
13:34, 08/21/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge finally lands in Orlando: Details about Disney's new attraction Storm troopers, unite! Star Wars: Galaxy Edge officially opens Aug. 29 at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando       ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

The Meaning Of Yakuza's Tattoos In Japan, tattoos and the yakuza often seem inseparable. Not every gangster has a tattoo and not everyone with a full bodysuit is a gangster, but when pop culture depicts the underworld, anti-heroes come fully inked. Case in point, the Yakuza games....
14:00, 08/21/2019

First, Players Destroyed Their Guitar Controllers, Then Developers Destroyed The Game Who among us hasn’t dreamed of standing on a stage and smashing a guitar? Last weekend, a new Guitar Hero-style game let a few lucky players do just that, turning a real guitar into splinters and shards after they finished their song. Then, in one fi...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Jeffrey Epstein arranged for sex with 18-year-old while on work release from jail: lawsuit Jeffrey Epstein had sex with an 18-year-old woman inside the headquarters of a nonprofit while on work release from Florida jail -- as plainclothed sheriff's deputies stood guard outside -- one of three new lawsuits filed Tuesday in New York against ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Search for firefighters who vanished while fishing intensifies, next 24 hours critical Authorities say they are ramping up the search for two missing firefighters who set out by boat last week from the Florida coast and asked personal boat owners as far away as Savanah, Ga., to assist in the search....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Revealed: emails raise ethical questions over Trump official's role in gas project Documents obtained by the Guardian suggest interior secretary is promoting effort tied to his former firmThe US interior secretary, David Bernhardt, is promoting a fossil fuel project for which his former employer, a lobbying firm, is a paid advocate...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Kaepernick reveals what led him to risk his career It was ultimately a means of taking on police brutality and systemic racial injustice, but former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick says his decision to kneel in protest during the pregame National Anthem began with one man....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Loch Ness monster theory 'remains plausible', scientists say We might be able to safely discount the existence of werewolves and zombies, but scientists say one monster that may really live among us is the one long rumoured to dwell in the waters of Loch Ness....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Tat's life: Bird wants tattoos taken off Indy mural A lawyer for former NBA star Larry Bird has asked an artist to remove certain tattoos from a large painting of Bird on an Indianapolis multifamily residence....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Adversity in Contender Series doesn't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC Rowe survived a rough start to his fight on Dana White's Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show's only contract on Tuesday....
14:34, 08/21/2019

White House Cancels Trump's Visit to Denmark After Greenland Flap The White House canceled the president’s planned visit to Denmark after the prime minister said she wouldn’t entertain President Trump’s proposal to purchase Greenland from the Scandinavian nation....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON – Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag ...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Albuquerque churchgoers are worried their community is the target (KOB)  An LGBTQ church in Albuquerque, New Mexico has been vandalized six times in the past two weeks and churchgoers are worried their community is the target. “Really the first time, I thought, oh, maybe it was just a mistake or, you know, so...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Arizona universities move to extend tuition rate for undocumented immigrants PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona universities are moving to expand access to a tuition rate paid by immigrants living in the country illegally. The Board of Regents is scheduled to decide Thursday whether to eliminate a requirement for students to be enr...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Google, Apple, Mozilla move to block Kazakh surveillance system Alphabet Inc's Google, Apple Inc and Firefox browser maker Mozilla took steps on Wednesday to block the Kazakh government from creating an internet surveillance system using their browsers....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Trump offers help as UK's Johnson asks Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Shock in Denmark after Trump, spurned over Greenland, cancels visit Danish leaders expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Germany readies for possible realities, such as disorderly Brexit Germany is preparing for a no-deal Brexit although Berlin would still prefer an orderly British divorce from the European Union, a German government spokesman said on Wednesday before Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Chancellor Angela Merkel....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters gather at mob-attack subway as bank warns of economic fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators began to gather for a sit-in at the subway site of a mid-summer mob attack....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Germany's BDI: British PM irresponsible to call for Withdrawal Agreement to be reopened Germany's BDI industry association said on Wednesday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call to re-open the Withdrawal Agreement was irresponsible and said German firms had no choice but to prepare for a hard Brexit on October 31....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits....
15:00, 08/21/2019

Mmm, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom (with its pizza-slice selfie camera) is a tasty treat These days, you can get some brilliant phones just a couple of steps below flagship devices. Phones that are worth giving a try if you’re a frequent phone swapper. Phones like the $750 Oppo Reno 10x Zoom. Now, if you don’t remember this phone, it’s t...
15:00, 08/21/2019

3 reasons why startup investments in Europe need a serious shake-up For the past twelve years, my work has been either to find startups to invest in, or find investment for startups that need funding. It has never been an easy game, no matter which side — the VC fund or startup – I was on. Over the years, the Europea...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry fell for an old-school Instagram hoax You know, in many respects, I admire former Texas Governor Rick Perry. He’s accomplished so much, despite clearly being an absolute fucking moron that, in Europe, wouldn’t be trusted with a pair of safety scissors. In the years after landing the top ...
15:00, 08/21/2019

SEC unsurprisingly slaps Russian firm with $270K fine for misleading ICO promotions The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled a fine with a Russian firm that was pushing initial coin offerings (ICOs) without disclosing the fact that it had accepted payment to do so. Late yesterday, the SEC announced it h...
15:00, 08/21/2019

England star Mako Vunipola not taking second World Cup for granted after cousin Taulupe Faletau ruled out Mako Vunipola is extra appreciative of being able to play at the World Cup after witnessing his cousin, Wales No8 Toby Faletau, go through the pain of missing out....
15:34, 08/21/2019

Fulham vs Millwall: Neil Harris aware of 'Premier League qualities' as the Lions head to the Cottage Millwall manager Neil Harris knows his side will be up against a team "with a lot of Premier League qualities" when they take on Fulham at Craven Cottage on Wednesday....
15:34, 08/21/2019

China may need more than a new interest rate to stimulate its economy Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses grow....
15:34, 08/21/2019

Trump to stop ‘catch-and-release’ of migrants, will hold them during immigration proceedings In a bold move to rob human smugglers of their best sales pitch of a free ride into America, the Trump administration is announcing plans to keep all illegal migrant families together and in U.S. facilities during their immigration proceedings, accor...
15:34, 08/21/2019

Trump Administration Rule Would Allow Immigrant Families to Be Held Indefinitely The administration wants to send migrant families caught crossing the border illegally to a family detention center for as long as it takes for their cases to be decided....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Mortgage Market Reopens to Risky Borrowers More than a decade after the financial crisis, home buyers with low credit scores or high debt levels as well as those lacking traditional employment are finding it easier to obtain credit....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Slowing Buybacks Remove Pillar of Stock Market U.S. corporations are repurchasing their own shares at the slowest pace in 18 months, a potential sign of more volatility as the buyback bonanza from the corporate tax overhaul wanes....
16:00, 08/21/2019

The Antonio Brown Helmet Saga Ends With A Wet Thud I suppose the only way the Antonio Brown Body Issue could wrap up was with him turning into a penitent and eager company man. He fought the law, the law yawned, took its feet off the desk, mixed itself a drink and hammered him flat, and he went “all-...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Sebastian Maniscalco: the record-breaking comic who impressed Scorsese The world’s fifth highest-earning comedian talks about going from serving Robert De Niro drinks to co-starring with him on screenIt’s an early Thursday morning in Los Angeles and Sebastian Maniscalco sounds weary, but for good reason. Not only is he ...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Ashes 2019, 3rd Test: When And Where To Watch With Steve Smith ruled out of the third Ashes Test due to delayed concussion, England have the best chance to snap Australia's lead in the five-match series....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Walmart sues Tesla after solar panels start bursting into flames on store roofs In something of a bizarre story, Walmart is suing Tesla after solar panels it purchased from the EV company caught fire on a number of Walmart stores. As it stands now, Tesla solar panels can be found on as many as 240 Walmart stores across the count...
16:34, 08/21/2019

iPhone 11 tipped to ship with bigger batteries and a faster charger Apple is widely expected to unveil the iPhone 11 series on September 10th, with the three new iPhones expected to hit stores some 10 day later. As much as Apple wants to keep its next smartphone secret, we inevitably find out several details about th...
16:34, 08/21/2019

Sainz: Simulators will reduce impact of F1 testing cut McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes simulators are now advanced enough to mitigate the impact of any testing cuts as Formula 1 moves towards a record 22-race calendar for 2020...
16:34, 08/21/2019

Larry Bird wants artist to remove tattoos from Indianapolis mural A mural depicting a heavily tattooed Larry Bird has gotten under the NBA legend’s skin, his lawyer says. Bird, 62, is demanding California-based street artist Jules Muck remove most of the tats that cover his body in a mural that appeared last ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Child migrants to be held in detention longer under new Trump administration rule The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled new rules that would allow officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States....
17:00, 08/21/2019

The Right Answer? 8,186,699,633,530,061 (An Abacus Makes It Look Almost Easy) The abacus is still taught in Japanese schools, although not as intensively as it once was. But the centuries-old tool is still popular, and national tournaments attract elite competitors....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track down and kill Islamic militants in Somalia, or fighters in Libya. But there is a mushrooming use of...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Danish royal family 'surprised,' lawmakers fume as Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments that the idea that the U.S. might buy Greenland from Denmark was “absurd.”...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Amazon Music comes to select Garmin music-enabled sports watches Garmin has been expanding music support on its various sports watches and now is the first wearable company to roll out support for Amazon Music. Amazon Prime subscribers can now enjoy music on their GPS sports watch for no additional cost....
17:34, 08/21/2019

Bernie Sanders announces plan to double union membership if elected Workplace Democracy Act expansion would restore rights to collectively bargain for better wages, benefits and conditions Bernie Sanders has released plans to double union membership in the US during his first term in office as he campaigns to secure ...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Liverpool’s attacking verve will test validity of Arsenal’s positive start | Paul Wilson The only two sides to win both Premier League games so far meet on Saturday at Anfield, where Arsenal have a terrible recent record they can only improve onBurnley should feel flattered. After giving their usual feisty performance at the Emirates las...
17:34, 08/21/2019

US briefing: Trump's antisemitic trope, mass shootings and Venezuela Wednesday’s top story: president accuses Jewish Democrats of ‘disloyalty’. Plus, inside the Mississippi prison known as ‘gangland’Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Cont...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Police thwarted six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted six separate mass shootings ...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Scotland's deficit seven times higher than UK as a whole last year SNP says record spending gap of 7% of GDP proves need for independenceScotland ran a deficit seven times higher than the UK as a whole last year, despite again cutting its overspend on public services.The latest Government Expenditure and Revenue Sco...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Edinburgh fringe: the funniest jokes from 2012-19 – video highlights From Olaf Falafel's vegetable pun to Stewart Francis’s one-liner about Posh and Becks in 2012, here's a look back at the winners of the funniest jokes at the Edinburgh festival fringe in recent yearsEdinburgh fringe roundup: the sound of fighting tal...
17:34, 08/21/2019

James Dolan’s plan to build orb-like amphitheaters under fire James Dolan’s plan to build futuristic orb-like entertainment amphitheaters around the globe is coming under attack. Dolan, who owns the New York Knicks, saw support for his ambitious new project start to fizzle Tuesday after executives of his entert...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Peter Thiel’s Shady Tech Company Keeps Cashing in on Trump’s Cruel Immigration Policies Palantir has a deal with Immigration and Customs Enforcement for up to nearly $50 million over the next 3 years, according to a contract posted Monday. The software company co-founded by possible vampire and all around terrible person Peter Thiel he...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Motorola Razr V4: release date, price, news and leaks Motorola Razr smartphones were iconic devices back when full-featured smartphones weren't ubiquitous tech products – but there's a chance they could become iconic again. We've heard many rumors about a new entry, the Motoro...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Wednesday's Best Deals: Blink Security Cameras, AirPods, Clarks Private Sale, and More A Clarks Private Sale, a Blink XT2 Outdoor/Indoor Smart Security Cam, and $10 off your preorder of Dragon Quest 11 S for Switch lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:34, 08/21/2019

How to Encourage Kindness in Kids We teach our kids kindness by modeling kindness ourselves, talking to them about kindness, and praising them when we catch them being kind. We can also teach it with fuzzy pom-pom balls....
17:34, 08/21/2019

What's Coming and Going From Netflix in September 2019 This month, Netflix gets the movies American Psycho, Mystic River, Superbad, 300, The Taking of Pelham 123, and the second and third Lord of the Rings films. (You can’t get Fellowship on Netflix. Weird!) In TV, there’s season 9 of The Walking Dead, s...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Guidemaster: The best Nintendo Switch accessories you can buy in 2019 Enlarge / You can do a lot with this little guy. (credit: Jeff Dunn) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff full of gamers and game-lovers, we'll be serving up extra reviews, guides, interviews, and other stories all about gaming from August 19...
17:34, 08/21/2019

No-deal Brexit likely to reduce Britain's power trading liquidity by 10-20% The liquidity of Britain's short-term power markets is likely to fall by 10-20% if the country leaves the European Union without a deal at the end of October, a senior executive at the EPEX SPOT power exchange told Reuters....
18:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada's Pembina Pipeline makes storage play with $3.3 bln Kinder Morgan deal Canada's Pembina Pipeline Corp has agreed to buy Kinder Morgan Canada and the U.S. portion of the Cochin pipeline for C$4.35 billion ($3.28 billion), bulking up its storage resources in Canada....
18:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Fitbit eyes 1 mln new users in Singapore health scheme Fitbit Inc has won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Mexican president hails progress with pipeline firms in contract talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that negotiations with the builders of several natural gas pipelines over a contractual dispute are going "very well."...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Pfizer invests $500 million in expanding gene therapy facility Pfizer Inc is investing $500 million to expand a manufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina, that plays a central role in its efforts to become a major player in gene therapy, the company said on Wednesday....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Amid Her Battle to Run, Caster Semenya Calls Out Her Competitors: 'I've Never Felt Recognized; Mostly by Women' Caster Semenya is a two-time Olympic champion. She is also in the face-off of her career over her ability to compete, due to her naturally elevated testosterone levels. Most recently, the middle-distance runner was sidelined from defending her world ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Phoenix Police Now Required to Self-Report Every Time They Point a Gun at Someone: ‘That’s a Traumatic Event’ Phoenix is well known for its oppressive heat and obnoxious Republicans. But with police misconduct rapidly working its way up the power rankings, city officials have announced that Phoenix officers will now be required to document every instance in ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Celebrities post old chain letter hoax en masse, proving they're as bad at the internet as your parents All of us ordinary people living in our hovels, collecting dirt into our hands, and spitting on it to sculpt model houses of the kind we’ll never be able to afford, often feel as if we’re impossibly far beneath the rich and powerful celebrities who d...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Why the Coors Light "bra ad" is groundbreaking There’s currently a beer commercial known as “the bra ad.” It shows a woman dressed in office clothes returning to her apartment, kicking off her heels, opening her fridge, and cracking open a Coors Light before unhooking her bra and throwing it onto...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) Netflix in September There’s plenty to be excited about on Netflix this month—Sturgill Simpson anime!—but nothing has us more curious than Between Two Ferns: The Movie, the film adaptation of Zach Galifianakis’ bizarro interview series. Comedy Bang! Bang!’s Scott Aukerma...
18:34, 08/21/2019

The White Trees takes three war buddies on a kink-infused fantasy journey There isn’t a lot of room for erotica in superhero comics. It’s a genre tailored for mass market appeal, and while there are plenty of sexualized characters, explicit sexual content has a ceiling at publishers like Marvel and DC. Chip Zdarsky and Kri...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Pose's second season finale serves romance, drama, and spectacle Pose’s triumphant finale doesn’t tie up all the storylines from its second season (hello, does Elektra still have a dissolved body in her closet?), but it hits all the right emotional beats for the show, bringing a season that took a lot of big swing...
18:34, 08/21/2019

As the Fed Frets, Retailers Rake in Sales Before Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell puts the finishing touches on a speech he is delivering this week, maybe he should take some time to listen to a playback of Target’s earnings conference call....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Brexit news latest: France says no-deal is most likely outcome... but UK 'will still have to pay divorce bill' France believes Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal is the most likely outcome after Boris Johnson demanded the Irish backstop be dropped, officials have said....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Pc Andrew Harper latest: Police officers inundated with thank you gifts from public after tragic death Police officers across the UK have said they have been inundated with gifts from members of the public thanking them for their service following the death of Pc Andrew Harper....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores plays several Jay-Z songs at practice after Kenny Stills remarks A day after Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills expressed his frustrations with the new partnership between the NFL and Jay-Z, coach Brian Flores appeared to make a not-so-subtle statement....
19:00, 08/21/2019

Lindsey Graham: Horowitz will offer Senate 'chilling testimony' on FISA abuse Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham confirmed Wednesday that Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will testify in front of the committee....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Trump escalates war of words with central bank boss Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Berlin Wall pills: a cure for emotional trauma – or royal-endorsed quackery? The homeopathic pills, made from ground-up pieces of the Berlin Wall, supposedly help overcome ‘emotional barriers’, and are available at the royal family’s pharmacy of choiceName: Berlin Wall pills.Age: 30 years old, at a guess. Continue reading......
19:34, 08/21/2019

Normani’s insane ‘Motivation’ dance move launches viral butt challenge Can you bounce a basketball off your booty after also bouncing it on your knee, doing a ballet twirl and looking fly as hell? Didn’t think so. Nevertheless, hoards of fans are trying to recreate the physics-defying basketball twerk in Normani&#...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Group flashes apparent Nazi salutes on Universal Studios ride A group of visitors to Universal Studios theme park in Orlando were caught on camera appearing to flash Nazi salutes and a hand gesture associated with far-right groups on a ride. The Revenge of the Mummy ride’s camera captured the moment that a row ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Trump: A vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel President Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty" and went a step further on Wednesday, saying any vote for a Democrat is a vote against Israel....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Trump imposes rule allowing U.S. to detain migrant families indefinitely The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, eliminating a previous 20-day limit....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Parkland massacre survivors post sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries within a decade....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Florida man bashes elderly woman with mallet, sets her aflame while delivering for Best Buy Jorge Luis Dupre Lachazo, 21, admitted to bashing the victim's head with a mallet and dousing her in a liquid chemical.        ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Cutting back on vegetable protein tied to unhealthy aging (Reuters Health) - Older adults who cut back on the amount of vegetable protein in their diets may be more likely to experience age-related health problems than their peers who increase the amount of plant protein they eat, a Spanish study suggests....
20:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges to stem a flood of the highly addictive synthetic ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Bombshell: first trailer for star-studded Fox News drama released Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie aim for Oscars in the retelling of how the Fox News boss was brought downThe trailer for Bombshell has revealed our first official look at Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly and Nicole Kidman as Gretchen C...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
20:00, 08/21/2019

New architects' report shows how the trade war is hitting commercial real estate A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest rates may be to blame....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Massachusetts State Police union's ex-boss embezzled funds to buy meals, flowers for lover, prosecutors say A former president of the Massachusetts State Police union was arrested Wednesday after he “embezzled and misused” the organization’s funds by purchasing more than $4,000 in flowers for his lover and bankrolling a trip to Miami Beach -- among other l...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Israel, South Korea forge free trade deal Israel and South Korea concluded three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement on Wednesday, hoping to build on a more than 15% jump in bilateral trade last year to $2.5 billion....
20:34, 08/21/2019

BMW 3 Series: Key Features in Explain Detail The all-new BMW 3 Series is now on sale in India and the executive sedan gets a complete overhaul in styling, engines and features. Here's a look at the key features that stand out on the G20 3......
20:34, 08/21/2019

Maruti Suzuki XL6 Launch Highlights: Price, Features, Specification, Images Maruti Suzuki XL6, the much-anticipated premium MPV from Indo-Japanese carmaker has gone on sale in India today and we have all the highlights from the launch here....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Four players added to Tennis Hall of Fame ballot Former world No. 1 men's doubles tennis star Jonas Bjorkman was one of four players added Wednesday to the ballot for 2020 induction into the International Hall of Fame....
20:34, 08/21/2019

U.S. women set for May trial vs. U.S. Soccer All 28 members of the United States Women's National Team will go to trial in May 2020 against the United States Soccer Federation after mediation talks broke down over the players' gender discrimination lawsuit....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Married Navy vet suspended over alleged affair with teen ROTC cadet He’s sunk. A married Navy veteran and ROTC leader has been suspended from city schools after his enraged wife exposed an illicit relationship with one of his teenage cadets, officials said Wednesday. Senior naval sciences instructor Edward Gunn...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Speeding teen driver who ran red light charged in cyclist’s death The teen who allegedly blew through a red light and caused a wreck that killed a 52-year-old cyclist was arrested Wednesday — more than a week after the horrifying incident. Cops collared Mirza Baig, 18, of Queens and threw the book at him — slamming...
20:34, 08/21/2019

CBO report warns of China trade feud, rising federal deficit The Congressional Budget Office warned the Trump administration in a new analysis Wednesday that its tariffs against Chinese imports will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy in the next year....
20:34, 08/21/2019

The New XFL Team Names And Logos Are Something Worse Than Bad The second, flaghumpinger incarnation of the XFL is, it appears, truly actually happening next spring. Landry Jones is in and the league has real teams and everything! Unfortunately, these are those teams....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Houston Texans Some people are fans of the Houston Texans. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Houston Texans. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
20:34, 08/21/2019

Little Leaguer On Pirates Game: “Not A Lot Of People Here” Poor Pittsburgh. They have this gorgeous stadium, maybe the best in baseball, and yet the team is next-to-last in the National League after going 7-28 since the All-Star Break. They rank 24th in attendance with 19,692 fans a game. And now children ar...
20:34, 08/21/2019

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Italy's left protest movement buoyed by Salvini setback The Italian government has avoided snap elections pushed by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, for now. Activists protesting his anti-immigrant politics welcomed the news but said Italy must hold the far-right to account....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Sudan: Civilian-majority ruling council sworn in General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group of lawyers has petitioned for reunification with South Sudan....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Greece to deny support to Iranian oil tanker under US pressure Greece has told Tehran it will not aid the Iranian flagged vessel by allowing it to dock. The US had suggested anyone cooperating with the tanker's requests was also assisting Iranian and Syrian campaigns of terror....
21:00, 08/21/2019

China threatens sanctions over sale of US fighter jets to Taiwan The United States has approved the sale of 66 advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan. The sale adds to already tense relations between Beijing and Washington....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Italy's PD opens door to possible 5-Star government, sets conditions Italy's main opposition party said on Wednesday it was ready to hold talks with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement over forming a government following the collapse of the previous, populist coalition....
21:00, 08/21/2019

France's Macron says no-deal Brexit would be Britain's fault French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said a no-deal Brexit would be of Britain's own making and not the European Union's, adding that any trade deal London cut with Washington would not mitigate the cost of crashing out of the bloc....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Turbulence on Spanish flight from Mauritius injures 14 Fourteen people had to be treated for injuries in Madrid after a flight operated by Spanish charter airline Evelop ran into severe turbulence en route from Mauritius, a company official who declined to be identified said on Wednesday....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Text: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Merkel Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the "undemocratic" Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Fourth Matrix Movie ‘in the Works,’ With Stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Returning (LOS ANGELES) — Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of “The Matrix.” Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich says Tuesday that a fourth “Matrix” is in the works. Reeves will be reprising...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths in the US -- including a call to ban assault-type rifles....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Farmer kills himself to avoid prison for massive organic food scam A farmer who masterminded a $142 million organic food scam — and spent his ill-gotten gains on escorts and gambling in Las Vegas — killed himself after being sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to reports. Randy Constant, 61, was f...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Man arrested after botched castration surgery in Florida That’s nuts. An elderly Florida man with a bizarre castration obsession was busted by cops for allegedly performing a botched, at-home surgery on another man whom he met through a site on the dark web for those with eunuch fetishes, police said. Offi...
21:00, 08/21/2019