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Want to win in the gig economy? Think big, diversify and know your worth

Danny Brewer started as a mobile DJ and now runs four inter-related small businesses, making the gig economy work for him.        ...

Want to win in the gig economy? Think big, diversify and know your worth

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De Blasio considers cutting funds from museums if they don’t diversify The heads of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall are among dozens of cultural institution leaders quaking in their boots as Mayor Bill de Blasio considers slashing their funds if they fail to meet his staff diversity crit...
04:34, 05/07/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including TechCrunch. The new investment adds T. Rowe Price to the list of the company’s investors, as well as i...
04:34, 05/08/2019

4K vs 8K: Is it worth upgrading to Full UHD? We all know the feeling: you've saved up all your dollars and cents in order to buy that state-of-the-art new television you've had your eye on, and shortly after you've purchased said TV, a new wave of next-generation TVs is anno...
03:34, 05/14/2019

Is it worth it to fly an ultra-low-cost airline? It's a seven-hour flight across the Atlantic at a bargain price: Low-cost airline Norwegian will jet you from New York to Madrid for $154 one way, taxes included. And the fare isn't a travel anomaly -- the likes of American Airlines and Lufthansa are...
02:17, 05/01/2019

Three Movie Subscription Services, and When They’re Worth It MoviePass made waves when it launched, but it’s not the only movie subscription designed to lure you to the theater. Here are a few popular ones, who they’re for and whether you’ll save money with one....
23:34, 04/28/2019

Festivals worth traveling to this summer May kicks off a packed spring and summer schedule of music, dance, food and theater festivals. Many will likely be happening right in your city, but here are a handful that could be worth planning a trip around....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Man busted for selling over $1M worth of kratom across US Who says crime doesn’t pay? For 36-year-old Matthew Dailey of Royal Oak, Michigan, crime most certainly did pay and for quite a while. That ended this week when he was forced to forfeit $1,000,000 of the proceeds he had collected from selling kratom ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Is it worth hiking? Exercise review The hit of fresh air in your nostrils? The beauty of the countryside? Hiking is amazingWhat is it? Just a nice long walk.How much does it cost? Probably an initial outlay of about £50 for some decent gear, and then free for ever. Continue reading......
18:00, 05/01/2019

New Scrabble Words Get the ‘OK’ (Now Worth 6 Points) The pet name “bae,” the gender-neutral pronoun “ze” and the verbal thumbs up “ok” are among the words newly approved for international Scrabble play....
22:34, 05/02/2019

Binance hacked for over $40M worth of Bitcoin Binance suffered what it’s calling a “large scale security breach” yesterday evening. The hackers were able to transfer 7,000 Bitcoin (over $40 million at the time of writing) in one transaction from the company’s hot wallet. In an announcement last ...
12:00, 05/08/2019

The Dog Ate My Money: Pet Pooch Chews Up Cash Worth Rs 15,000 Here's a dog with expensive tastes, literally. Ozzie, a Labradoodle from North Wales, UK, has gone viral online for chewing up an envelope full of cash - and then costing his humans even more money in......
09:17, 05/03/2019

Fireside chat: is Days Gone worth buying? Hype for the PS5 is arguably at an all time high, so when better for Sony to release brand new exclusive to keep us chomping at the bit for more? Enter Days Gone: the developer’s answer to The Last of Us-shaped survival horror hole in our hear...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Woot Wants You To Get Outside With a Week's Worth of Great Deals You might still think of Woot as the one day, one deal site, but they’re trying something different this week with a ton of excellent deals to help you enjoy your time outdoors....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Your garden or balcony space could win you £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished garden makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth over £1,000....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Valve Index reveal: The best of VR’s first generation—but is it worth $999? Enlarge / Say hello to the Valve Index, developed and manufactured by game studio Valve. (credit: Sam Machkovech) BELLEVUE, Washington—The Valve Index, a new virtual reality system from the creators of beloved video game series like Half-Life and P...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officers say they seized 78 pounds of meth plus 18 pounds of heroin a...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Mexico’s Pemex gets refinancing worth $8 billion MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s heavily indebted state-owned oil company has won about $8 billion in refinancing and extended lines of credit from three private banks. Petroleos Mexicanos needed the refinancing to handle a debt that currently total...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Disney heir on CEO's $66m pay: 'No one on the freaking planet is worth that' Abigail Disney condemns family firm for spouting ‘neoliberal claptrap’ and derides Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: ‘It is possible to say no to money’Abigail Disney has one of the world’s most recognizable names. But this week she became a thorn in her famous f...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Even An Affordable Chevy Blazer Isn't Worth the Price Penny-wise drivers might be impressed by the new Chevy Blazer’s affordability. Don’t be fooled, said Dan Neil. What you get for the base price is a hopelessly basic crossover....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Stephen Curry’s net worth is a slam dunk Basketball superstar Stephen Curry has a bank account even more impressive than his three-point shots. Thanks to lucrative endorsement deals and a whopping five-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, Steph scores big as one of the highest-earn...
00:34, 05/09/2019

Medical tourism: Are the savings worth the risks? You don't want to cut corners on some medical procedures. Here are some tips on figuring out when to go and when to stay closer to home.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages and working conditions. They picked their moment to coincide with this week’s IPO in New York, in which...
22:51, 05/08/2019

The Fiver | Great goals are worth celebrating simply for what they are Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!If somebody hasn’t already bulk-ordered a few thousand “VINNY DON’T SHOOT” t-shirts for Sunday, or whenever Manchester City arrange their open-top bus parade, then consider this a helpful reminder an...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Best Buy robbers make off with $14,000 worth of phones in broad daylight "Oh, the places you'll go", said Dr Seuss, and he certainly meant the meandering ways your life is going to develop until you reach that point when you break into a Best Buy storage closet on a sunny afternoon to steal 17 phones worth $14,000.Accordi...
18:51, 05/08/2019

Man Reveals 27 Kg Pearl, Possibly World's Biggest. It Is Worth... A Canadian man has unveiled what is possibly the world's biggest natural pearl ever found. Abraham Reyes, 34, received the Giga Pearl as a family heirloom from his aunt a few years ago....
07:51, 05/09/2019

Know Your Worth: 5 Reasons To Hold Out For A Woman With More Chickens In Her Dowry There’s no need to settle down with the first person you meet whose father can offer you a few chickens— you’re a strong, independent person who deserves a bride that measures up. Here are five reasons to hold out for a woman with more chickens in he...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Is it worth trying sous-vide at home? | Kitchen Aide If you don’t run a catering outfit from your home kitchen, probably not...Do you have a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comWhat is the point of sous-vide? And can you replicate it at home without having to buy a lot of expensive kit?Christi...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Family finds gold nugget worth $24,000 while walking their dog An Australian family experienced a stroke of good fortune when they found a gold nugget — valued at tens of thousands of dollars — while they were walking their dog....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Deal: Save $100 and get freebies worth $200+ when you buy the Nokia 9 PureView HMD Global's most powerful smartphone, the Nokia 9 PureView is greatly positioned among recent flagships price-wise, but the device becomes even more appealing when it gets heavily discounted.In the last couple of weeks, the Nokia 9 PureView has been...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Uber and Eight Other Once-Small Startups Are Now Worth a Combined $250 Billion Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
03:17, 05/10/2019

Police say 2 stole $21K worth of Victoria’s Secret panties HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania have identified two suspects accused of stealing $21,000 worth of Victoria’s Secret underwear last month. Lower Allen Township police say an 18-year-old woman and a juvenile they aren’t naming...
21:17, 05/03/2019

China Says It Will Impose Tariffs On $60 Billion Worth Of US Goods China said Monday it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods from June 1, in apparent retaliation after Washington announced plans to tax almost all Chinese imports....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Is a tarnished UFC worth the risk to ESPN and Disney Studios? Mixed martial arts’ biggest money-spinner can deliver a young, internet-savvy audience. But UFC has been hit by a number of unseemly controversiesOn Saturday the UFC will return Rio de Janeiro for UFC 237. The event, which features a handful of forme...
10:51, 05/10/2019

Get your choice of freebies worth up to £134 with BT's new fibre broadband deals BT has made a trend of including some high-end freebies with its broadband deals. We've seen a lot come and go, but our personal favourite came a few months ago when the ISP gave customers a choice between a number of high end gadgets - an offer...
15:17, 05/10/2019

7 Past Décor Fads Worth Bringing Back Sunken living rooms? Tuscan-style kitchens? We asked 200 interior designers which trends they’d like to resurrect from the depths of the past—and which are better left forgotten....
07:34, 05/04/2019

Deandre Baker wants to prove he’s worth what Giants gave up Every player selected near the top of the NFL draft wants to prove he is worthy of getting taken so high. Deandre Baker has even more to live up to: The Giants gave up a bundle to get him. General manager Dave Gettleman parted with three draft picks ...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Uber Is 'Worth' Twice As Much As Ford Because That's the Insane World We Live In Now Every high school economics teacher tells their students—or should, at least—that the entire field depends on the assumption that people act rationally. This is not because people aren’t stupid—good Lord, are people stupid—but because it’s more conve...
16:51, 05/10/2019

US To Raise Tariffs On $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Imports The United States will raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports effective Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
15:51, 05/08/2019

350 Kilograms Narcotics Worth Over Rs 3.45 Billion Seized In Pakistan The Pakistan Coast Guards during a raid in the country's restive Balochistan province recovered 350 kgs narcotics worth over Rs 3.45 billion, officials said....
12:51, 05/01/2019

New head of UK's BT telecoms gives each worker 500 pounds worth of shares The new chief executive of Britain's BT Group said he would award each employee 500 pounds ($641) worth of shares, at a total cost of 50 million pounds, to create a more engaged workforce and improve customer service levels at the telecoms giant....
16:17, 05/16/2019

Are specialty travel clothes worth the extra cost? Travel clothes are specialty attire – belts, dresses, hats, pants and vests – that can cost 30% to 50% more than comparable department store clothes.        ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

A hesitating but happy economy News of high April employment growth along with strong first-quarter numbers on labor productivity felt better than a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning in a tied game. Yes, the home team cheered wildly for this evidence of a strong economi...
22:51, 05/08/2019

The future of the creator economy Content creators are grabbing the attention previously allocated to traditional media, and changing video, consumer habits -- and  consumer spending.Read More...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Cyber insurance is worth the hype — if you let hackers write your policy I read Rami Sass’ recent piece here on Podium about how cyber insurance is overhyped. While he raised great questions about the current pricing models and fear-driven tactics used to sell coverage, I wanted to share a different perspective and addres...
07:34, 05/09/2019

Is a degree worth it? Here's how much extra cash college grads are getting in England Investing money into a college degree may seem daunting, but recent data shows that those who attend university could go onto secure more lucrative salaries....
20:00, 04/28/2019

LG G8 ThinQ first look review: Despite silly gimmicks, it's an affordable flagship worth considering The LG G8 ThinQ looks a lot like last year's G7 with some minor updates and a couple gimmicky unreliable functions. However, it is an affordable flagship at $620 and offers most of what we see on the more expensive Samsung Galaxy S10....
21:34, 04/28/2019

American expands at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is expanding at its most profitable airport, opening 15 new gates at Dallas-Fort Worth International. American said the gates that opened Friday in Terminal E will let it add more than 100 daily flights on i...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Michigan man busted for selling over $1 million worth of illegal kratom across the U.S. Who says crime doesn’t pay? For 36-year-old Matthew Dailey of Royal Oak, Michigan, crime most certainly did pay, and for quite a while. That ended this week when he was forced to forfeit $1,000,000 of the proceeds he had collected from selling ...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Amazon’s ‘Sneaky Pete’ worth the wait after a long hiatus It’s been 14 months since Season 2 of “Sneaky Pete” premiered on Amazon — and therein lies the rub with this third go-round encompassing the seriocomic arc of con man Marius Josipovic (Giovanni Ribisi) and his extended “family.” The long lag time bet...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Review: The 2020 Toyota Supra was worth the long wait Coming 40 years after the Supra's original debut, the new sports car is pretty much everything its fans were hoping. It's all the more impressive when you consider the $49,990 base price is actually less than its price more than two decades...
14:00, 05/12/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Review: Stunning All-Screen Design That's Worth Every Penny For years, OnePlus has been nipping at the heels of smartphone giants like Samsung and Huawei with stripped down phones boasting big specs, solid designs, and not much else. And for a lot of people that was totally fine, as it allowed OnePlus to offe...
00:34, 05/15/2019

Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized From 18 Dubai, Colombo Passengers Gold worth over Rs one crore has been recovered from 18 air passengers who arrived from Dubai and Colombo on Saturday, the Customs Department said Sunday....
19:34, 04/28/2019

SoftBank Corp to buy $4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would buy 456.5 billion yen ($4.15 billion) worth of new shares to be issued by Yahoo Japan Corp, boosting its stake to 44.64 percent from 12.08 percent....
09:51, 05/08/2019

They've got masterpieces worth millions. But including more black art would be priceless Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
03:51, 05/06/2019

FTC to Face Questions Over How It Handled Years' Worth of Privacy Disasters America’s top consumer watchdog will face questions from congressional lawmakers this week concerning a veritable laundry list of privacy-related scandals—including many that will be focused on Facebook’s own protracted series of failures.Read more.....
23:51, 05/06/2019

There's A 14 Percent Chance That A Generation Of Accursed Knicks Fandom Has Been Worth It In tonight’s draft lottery the Knicks have a 14 percent chance of obtaining the first pick and Zion Williamson. They were the worst team in the NBA, but this year, odds have been flattened out at the top of the lottery to disincentivize tanking. So t...
23:34, 05/14/2019

Elderly Couple Receive Drugs Worth Millions After Delivery Mix-Up An elderly couple in Australia were the surprise recipients of an illegal drug shipment after signing for a wrongly delivered parcel containing millions of dollars' worth of methamphetamine, police......
23:00, 05/02/2019

Gabon vows no mercy over theft of hardwood worth nearly $250 million Gabon's president vowed on Monday to find and punish those responsible for the disappearance of over 350 containers of protected hardwood worth nearly $250 million....
12:18, 05/14/2019

Industrial Earnings Are as Mixed as the Economy Some markets are challenged, others are complicated by idiosyncratic issues and still others are pitched as second-half turnaround stories. Plus more industrial insights....
20:34, 04/28/2019

The economy isn't getting better for most Americans. But there is a fix | Heather Boushey US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we don’t change the way we measure such progress, we’re unlikely to have much of itRead our entire Broken capitalism seriesThe economy is getting bigger, but not better. Not for most Americans, anyway. In th...
16:17, 05/01/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy roared back in the first quarter, growing at a rapid pace despite multiple headwinds, suggesting the current expansion has more room to run amid its 10th year....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Scott Disick Got Khloe Kardashian's Paintings Appraised: Find Out How Much They're Worth! Scott Disick believes in Khloe Kardashian's artistic eye, but does a fine art appraiser agree? In this exclusive clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians,......
19:00, 05/02/2019

Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin from Binance cryptocurrency exchange Hackers stole bitcoin worth $41 million from Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Wednesday, the latest in a string of thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world....
08:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports: Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Strange odor slows Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to a crawl At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were delayed Thursday after some employees were evacuated from an air traffic control facility due to a strange odor, according to reports. “We are continuing to provide air traffic serv...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Paytm Mall Offering Cashback Worth Rs. 12,000 on iPhone Models in India Paytm Mall is running cashback festival on its website and as a part of the same the e-retailer is providing a number of offers on Apple's entire iPhone lineup in India....
17:51, 05/08/2019

Mobile VR game gathers ‘1,700 years’ worth of Alzheimer’s research data A virtual reality game and its app predecessor, intended to help detect early signs of Alzheimer’s, have accrued over 1,700 years’ worth of data in the two years it’s been on the market, according to its developers, thanks to its millions of players....
00:17, 04/30/2019

A New Storage Breakthrough Could Squeeze a Library's Worth of Data Into a Teaspoon of Protein By 2020, researchers estimate that the world’s digital archive will weigh in at around 44 trillion gigabytes. That’s an astounding amount of data that isn’t necessarily being stored in the safest of places. Most storage mediums naturally degrade over...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Company faked NASA tests and ruined missions worth $700m A company which manufactured aluminium components for NASA faked test results over 19 years, leading to the destruction of two space missions worth $700m (£536m)....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Preakness Stakes still worth watching even without Maximum Security, Country House The Kentucky Derby winner (both Maximum Security and Country House) might be missing, but the Preakness Stakes still has some intriguing subplots.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Rapper Badshah Buys A Rolls-Royce Wraith Worth Rs. 6.46 Crore Under the hood it's the same 6.6-litre V12 twin-turbocharged engine which is good enough for 623bhp and 800Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission which enables the......
17:34, 05/03/2019

Is Josh Doctson worth $10 million in 2020? Redskins have until Friday to decide. Washington has to decide whether to pick up the fifth-year option on Doctson, the wide receiver who has struggled since being selected in the first round in 2016....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model dividing politicians and workers the world over....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced for fallout....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Asian Americans keep winning in the Trump economy May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which honors the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage that have enriched our nation and helped shape our history. As the White House proclamation put...
08:51, 05/11/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Economy could be weaker than expected, and the reason is manufacturing Industrial production was negative for the first quarter since the third quarter of 2017, and that could signal weaker economic growth than some economists expect....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly economic report for March 2019....
17:51, 05/02/2019

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
01:17, 05/19/2019

Economy In ''Disastrous Phase Of Slowdown'': P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said macro economic indicators confirm that the Indian economy has entered a "disastrous phase of slowdown" and criticised Prime Minister Narendra......
23:17, 05/08/2019

The rise of the sharing economy and the decline of inflation What if, by waving a magic wand, people worldwide could suddenly get 10% more activity from the existing stock of cars, houses, and manufacturing plants? That’s exactly what’s happening for people far and wide who are willing to boost their incomes s...
05:34, 05/04/2019

How the hustle and gig economy is choking the middle class Full-time gig workers won't be recognized as full-fledged employees — at Uber, Lyft and elsewhere — anytime soon. The DOL says they aren't entitled to health insurance and other benefits that would force companies to follow federal minimum-...
17:17, 05/04/2019

'False dawn' for UK economy at start of 2019 A strong start for the UK economy this year - partly caused by Brexit stockpiling - is likely to prove a "false dawn" as uncertainty weighs on growth, according to a leading economic forecaster....
11:51, 04/29/2019

Fed keeps interest rates steady as U.S. economy motors along The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday as policymakers took heart in continued U.S. job gains and economic growth and held out hope that weak inflation will edge higher....
22:00, 05/01/2019

How much damage are Trump’s tariffs doing to the Chinese economy? Chinese exports to the US have been subject to the Trump tariffs since last July. According to the US President, this is wrecking the Chinese economy but does the Asian power ultimately have more stomach for this fight?...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing that, it risks slipping deeper into junk-level credit ratings and sub-par growth. Much depends on th...
08:34, 05/01/2019

Supply Side of the Economy Is Flashing Strength Signs are emerging that the supply side of the economy—the workers and the tools and machines they use to produce goods—is becoming energized, improving the chances that faster growth can be sustained, writes Jon Hilsenrath....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Fed Vice Chair Says U.S. Economy 'Is In a Very Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the U.S. economy is “in a very good place” and he doesn’t see any need to change the central bank’s current interest-rate setting in a speech...
20:17, 05/05/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for the first time since 2017, the national statistics bureau reported Friday. Exports to Argentina also d...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Hackers steal over $40 million worth of bitcoin from one of the world's-largest crypto exchanges Binance warned that "hackers may still control certain user accounts and may use those to influence prices" but said it would cover the incident "in full," meaning users' funds would not be affected....
05:17, 05/08/2019

Lady Gaga Wears Nearly $2 Million Worth of Jewelry on the 2019 Met Gala Red Carpet Everyone else can go home now because Lady Gaga just shut. things. down. at the 2019 Met Gala. The Oscar winner had not one, not two, not three, but four costume changes on the red carpet......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Pakistan-based proscribed group......
03:34, 05/03/2019

Trump threatens to raise tariffs on $200B worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent President Trump issued a threat Sunday to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent at the end of the week, as trade talks with China appeared to be stalling....
23:51, 05/05/2019

Joe Pavelski says controversial cross-checking penalty wasn't worth five minutes San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski says he listened to his teammates' first-round rally while getting eight staples in his head to close gash.        ...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Has a Strong Economy to Proclaim. In Wisconsin, It Just Might Work. With good job creation and low unemployment, the president may have a winning message — if he can stay on it — in crucial swing counties near the Mississippi River....
17:17, 05/11/2019

Trump’s malignant nonsense on trade undermines our economy President Trump on Friday placed significant taxes on American consumers, effectively invited Chinese retaliation against American exporters, and weakened China’s economy in a way which in turn will reduce American and worldwide economic growth. Then...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Lack of innovation is 'Achilles heel' for China's economy, Xi says A lack of innovation is China's "Achilles heel", President Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on Thursday, where he also bemoaned the economy for being big yet without being strong....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
16:51, 05/15/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Risk to Turkey’s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can last....
16:34, 05/17/2019

Ash dieback expected to cost British economy nearly £15bn Biggest cost of tree disease will be loss of benefits such as clean air and water, study findsAn invasive fungal disease killing ash trees will cost the British economy nearly £15bn, a study has found.Ash dieback, which is lethal to European ash tree...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Can Someone Good at the Economy Please Help, My Big Gaudy Apartment Building Is Dying President Donald Trump’s golden Manhattan skyscraper is ostensibly the flagship property of the Trump family’s global empire. But, according to an analysis from Bloomberg on Tuesday, Trump Tower has become a property pariah, with falling occupancy ra...
20:17, 05/14/2019

China's Economy Was Losing Steam Even Before Trump's New Tariffs Economic activity in China cooled across the board last month, undoing a brief surge earlier in the year and raising questions about the vitality of the world’s second-largest economy....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Strong economy boon to Trump’s re-election A new round of robust economic indicators is offering fresh evidence of a strong economy and giving President Donald Trump a big political advantage just as the 2020 election campaign is beginning to intensify. (May 3)      ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Trump says the US economy can sizzle if the Fed slashes interest rates. Is he right? Trump says a big Fed rate cut and a new bond buying stimulus would lift the economy. Analysts say it would provide a modest lift but increase risks        ...
21:51, 05/01/2019

U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Trump-era economy: A rising tide is lifting all boats The central theme of Democratic campaigns this year is that American capitalism doesn’t work for the working man, and so we need to replace it, or at least dramatically reshape our economy. These folks should take a look at the economic numbers that ...
09:34, 05/06/2019

Busted Myth: “Fed Controls Economy” and “Manipulates Markets” There's a widespread belief that the Fed holds the levers which guide the economy and maneuvers markets. But the evidence shows that this is simply not the case. These two charts speak for themselves......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Brexit Sage: Deflation and the "Generational Weakening" of the U.K. Economy In this interview, EWI's Murray Gunn shows Dana Weeks the evidence of a U.K. property decline -- and explains the big-picture meaning for mood and the larger economy....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Payment secrets hidden in the global gaming economy If you are a company in the gaming space, you need to make it a priority to ensure you are delivering a best-in-class payments experience to your partners.Read More...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Dollar Slips as Europe's Economy Shows Improvement The dollar fell after new data showed the eurozone economy grew at a faster pace at the start of 2019, lifting the value of the euro relative to the U.S. currency....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Key Sector of Economy Is Slowing, But Economists Think It May Be a Good Thing Growth in the services industries slowed for the second month in a row, but analysts think it could be a sign the economy is settling into a steady pace of growth....
10:34, 05/04/2019

China confirms economy czar going to Washington for talks BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has confirmed its economy czar will go to Washington as scheduled this week for trade negotiations despite President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariff hikes in a fight over Beijing’s technology am...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy....
13:00, 05/07/2019

We expect the global economy to have a pick up, says UBS's Alli McCartney Alli McCartney, managing director at UBS Private Wealth Management, and Sarat Sethi, portfolio manager and equity analyst at Douglas C. Lane & Associates, and guest host Joe Terranova, senior managing director at Virtus Investment Partners, join ...
00:00, 04/29/2019

Voters weigh in on Trump's handling of economy A new round of positive economic indicators is giving President Donald Trump a significant political advantage just as the 2020 presidential election begins to intensify. Voters in Michigan weigh in on the topic (May 3)      ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Ongoing Trade Squabbles Could Wound Global Economy Federal Reserve Bank of Boston leader Eric Rosengren said Monday the accelerating trade war between the U.S. and China is increasing the risk of something bad happening to the economy....
01:00, 05/14/2019

CNN Poll: Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high President Donald Trump hits a new high on his economic approval ratings in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, reaching 56% of Americans saying he's doing a good job on the economy....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Launch of Green Economy London marks 7th hub in growing network Green Economy Canada is a network of hubs, currently all in Ontario, that allow businesses to set and achieve sustainability targets for energy, waste, and water reduction....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Let's Speculate About the Crazy Shit Donald Trump Will Do to Our Economy in the Next 18 Months Donald Trump, an incompetent buffoon, is basing his reelection campaign in large part on the strength of the U.S. economy. As our worsening trade war shows, he is bound to fuck it up. And then what happens? Crazy shit!...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Economy adds 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment lowest in 50 years Unemployment has fallen to it’s lowest level since 1969. NBCNews.com The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst expectations of 190,000, according to Friday’s monthly snapshot from the Department of Labor. The nat...
17:51, 05/03/2019

Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to 3.6%, new 50-year low Employers added 263,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department said. Economists had estimated 190,000 payroll gains.        ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

U.S. factory activity at two-and-half-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
22:00, 05/01/2019

China is making more air conditioners, and that's a good sign for the economy: Citi Production of air-conditioners and other home appliances is ramping up in China. Citi says that is a good sign for the world's second-largest economy....
00:51, 04/29/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
07:00, 04/29/2019

Right or Left: Can Australia's election winner revive a slowing economy? Australians have a choice between tax cuts and greater public spending when they vote in a general election on Saturday, the starkest distinction in economic policy in years from the two main political parties....
11:17, 05/16/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides slapping fresh tariffs on the other’s goods....
21:00, 05/15/2019

NYAY Is Diesel For Indian Economy's Engine: Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday described the party's proposed ''NYAY'' minimum income guarantee scheme as a "diesel for the engine" of the Indian economy....
12:00, 04/29/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. economy appearing to slow; labor market strong U.S. manufacturing activity slowed more than expected in April amid a sharp drop in orders and construction spending fell in March, suggesting a moderation in economic growth....
17:17, 05/01/2019

German economy fends off recession, grows 0.4% in first quarter of 2019 Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the construction industry, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office....
11:00, 05/15/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. factory activity at 2-1/2-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Trump approval at 51%, winning millennials, trusted more than Democrats on economy President Trump has crossed the critical 50% approval line needed to win reelection as millennials and independents are moving to embrace him, according to a new survey....
18:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in early 2019, smashing expectations The strong growth at the start of the year was mainly driven by a smaller trade deficit and businesses beefing up their inventories, factors that aren't expected to last....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Trump escalates trade war just as investors were starting to believe in stocks and economy again Professional investor positioning and sentiment now reflects a broad acceptance of a resilient U.S. economy and the chance for further upside in the indexes through the year...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Stockpiling boosted UK economy ahead of initial Brexit date Official figures show that the British economy expanded by a solid quarterly rate of 0.5 percent in the first three months of the year as firms geared up for the long-anticipated Brexit date....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Survey shows eurozone economy loses more momentum in April LONDON (AP) — A closely watched survey is showing that the 19-country eurozone economy lost further momentum in April. Financial information firm IHS Markit said Monday that its composite purchasing managers index — a broad gauge of economic activity...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fuel for a re-election campaign....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
15:00, 05/05/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. Now, as the President considers what would be his m...
19:17, 05/09/2019

Kennedy on Trump's economy: Anyone else would be considered 'greatest president of the modern era' Fox Business' Kennedy took Democrats to task Monday for not giving President Trump the credit he deserves for the booming economy and explained the commander-inc-chief's stagnant poll numbers....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Bombings Threaten Long-Term Damage to the Economy The aftershocks of Sri Lanka’s deadly Easter bombings could damage its fragile economy for years by sapping it of dollars and confidence just when the island nation needs them most....
21:51, 05/09/2019

The Economy Is Doing Well. That May Lead Trump to Escalate His Trade Fight With China Even More Few presidents have bragged as much about the stock market as Donald Trump. From the early days of his Administration, Trump has sought to boost Wall Street and take credit for any gains in the Dow. Now, as the President considers what would be his m...
12:17, 05/10/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Retail Sales, Industrial Production Data In the week ahead, Germany releases growth figures, while China publishes industrial-production data. In the U.S., agencies will release numbers on retail sales, industrial production and consumer sentiment....
09:34, 05/13/2019

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord’s estate.Uber is a lot. Last year 5.2 billion people took a ...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Iranian economy collapsing as Trump administration tightens sanctions: report Iran is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, due largely to U.S. sanctions. That would mark Iran’s highest inflation level since 1980....
20:34, 04/30/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries try to iron out a trade deal....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Modi Government Left Economy In "Dire Straits", Says Manmohan Singh Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said India is headed for an economic slowdown and accused the Modi government of leaving the economy in dire straits due to its "lack of economic......
19:34, 05/05/2019

Crisis Shadow On India's Economy, Predicts Member Of PM Modi's Think Tank The Indian economy is running the risk of a structural crisis, and could soon be ensnared in a "middle-income trap", eventually becoming like Brazil or South Africa, according to Rathin Roy, member of......
21:17, 05/08/2019

Larry Kudlow cheers on ‘totally awesome’ US economy after historic report An amped-up National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow cheered the “totally awesome” US economy in an official video that had the White House economic adviser practically jumping for joy. “Wow,” Kudlow said in the 15-second clip. “Low unemployme...
19:51, 05/04/2019

DIHK: U.S. auto tariffs of 25% could cost German economy 6 bln euros a year If the United States imposes further tariffs of 25% on imports of cars and car parts, it could cost the German economy an extra 6 billion euros ($6.71 billion) a year, the managing director of Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce said on Friday....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Trump hails ‘unbelievable’ economy amid historic jobs report President Trump hailed the “unbelievable” economy on Friday, calling the US the “envy of the world” amid an jobs report that showed the lowest unemployment rate in 49 years. Trump was speaking to reporters at The White House w...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Trump threatens seismic shift in trade war with China, suggesting new tariffs on $325 billion worth of Chinese goods Cameron Spencer/Getty; Win McNamee/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump threatened to dramatically escalate the trade war with China. Trump said that on Friday tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase from ...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of t...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Trump's threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China's economy like a sucker punch AP If the US hikes tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25%, as President Donald Trump and his trade representatives have threatened, the result would be sudden and devastating. While the Chinese economy appears stable, that only happen...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Indian Consumers Face Post-Election Fuel Price Shock, Economy Could Be Hit Surging global oil prices will pose a first big challenge to India's new government, whoever wins an election now under way, especially as domestic prices have been allowed to lag, meaning consumers......
10:51, 04/29/2019

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 Message The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultural and identity issues into the race....
11:34, 05/19/2019

Sarah Sanders: 'Truly mind-boggling' how people can choose socialism with Trump's economy White House press secretary Sarah Sanders expressed disbelief on Saturday at the fact that Democrats pushed "socialism" while living under President Donald Trump's successful economy and while watching that system "crumble before their very eyes."...
04:34, 05/05/2019

Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to lowest level since 1969 The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst expectations of 190,000, according to Friday’s monthly snapshot from the Department of Labor. Wall Street reacted positively to the jobs report, with the Dow Jones Industrial A...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your bathroom makeover for a chance to win £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Upload one photo and a description of your finished bathroom makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard — and win prizes worth £1,000....
12:51, 05/13/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your kitchen makeover for a chance to win £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished kitchen makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth over £1,000....
12:51, 05/13/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your garden makeover for the chance to win £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished garden makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth over £1,000....
12:51, 05/13/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

White House Report Card: As 2020 nears, Trump riding booming economy A lot happened this week on President Trump’s watch, but it was the continued booming economy and job creation that helped out on his weekly White House Report Card....
21:17, 05/04/2019

Trump's got US economy booming, Bill Maher admits in exchange with 2020 Dem: 'We can't ignore that fact' "Real Time" host Bill Maher was placed in a strange position on Friday night's show. The liberal comedian found himself acknowledging President Trump's positive effect on the U.S. economy during a heated conversation with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with implementing unilateral decisions....
14:51, 05/06/2019

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump lead pivot to economy, White House successes Senior White House advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner this week took the lead in pivoting the focus of the administration to the economy and President Trump’s little reported on agenda and campaign successes....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share a picture of your living room makeover for a chance to win over £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished living room makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard — and win prizes worth £1,000....
12:51, 05/13/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: share picture of your bedroom makeover project for a chance to win prizes worth £1,000 It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished bedroom makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth £1,000....
12:51, 05/13/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic data....
00:51, 04/29/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, Secretary-Gener...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019: how your home makeover project could win you £1,000 worth of prizes Entries for the Evening Standard Home Design Awards are now open. We're asking creative home improvers to share with us their bold and imaginative makeover projects....
17:51, 05/03/2019

China urges U.S. to respect market economy after China Mobile denied entry China urged Washington on Friday to stop putting "unreasonable pressure" on Chinese companies after U.S. regulators voted to deny market access to China Mobile Ltd and suggested they could revoke approvals given to two other Chinese carriers....
13:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-China urges U.S. to respect market economy after China Mobile denied entry China urged Washington on Friday to stop putting "unreasonable pressure" on Chinese companies after U.S. regulators voted to deny market access to China Mobile Ltd and suggested they could revoke approvals given to two other Chinese carriers....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Over 300,000 disappointed fans sign petition to remake the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 5, 2019. In the third to last episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen is suffering from a crisis of ...
16:51, 05/16/2019

Chris Rock wants to torture us with another Saw sequel Hot on the heels of comic luminaries Danny McBride and David Gordon Green reigniting the Halloween franchise comes a Saw reboot from, of all people, Chris Rock. Deadline reports that Rock conjured up the story for the revival—which, we have to assume...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Only one can survive in our battle royale of the biggest battle royale games around Few genres have become institutions in modern gaming faster than the battle royale game, the sort of rapid zeitgeist shift that forces developers to change long-brewing plans in a way normally dictated only by Twitter accounts that ask if you can pet...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Too Darn Hot out of Derby reckoning after Dante defeat to Telecaster • Beaten favourite now on course for Royal Ascot• Trainer John Gosden had suspected colt was not readyToo Darn Hot was upstaged by Telecaster in a surprise result at the Dante Stakes at York.Last season’s champion European two-year-old gave his all -...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Bryce Harper is getting desperate You cannot get Bryce Harper out of the lineup. Knee goes into the wall? No problem. Batting average nears the Mendoza line? Uh, no problem? Harper was in the starting lineup Wednesday, going 1-for-4 with a strikeout in Philadelphia’s 5-2 loss t...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Stocks, U.S. yields rise after strong economic data World stock markets and U.S. benchmark bond yields gained on Thursday following strong economic data as investors assessed the latest developments in global trade relations....
17:34, 05/16/2019

DJ Khaled releasing song with Nipsey Hussle, donating proceeds to slain rapper's children DJ Khaled announced that he will release a single with Nipsey Hussle called "Higher." All proceeds will be donated to the slain rapper's two children.        ...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Crystal Palace may demand £100m to consider Wilfried Zaha sale • Palace sympathetic to Zaha’s wish to play in Champions League• Club not looking to sell and have not received any offersCrystal Palace are yet to receive any offers for Wilfried Zaha who, effectively for the third summer in succession, has made cle...
17:51, 05/16/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Children run for their lives as gunman opens fire at basketball court Police on Thursday released heart-stopping video of a gunman opening fire on a crowded Bronx basketball court, sending terrified kids and adults running for their lives. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the foot and a 47-year-old man was hit in the arm ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

RNC records another record fundraising haul in April, $35 million in bank Like the surging Trump economy they hope to ride to victory on Election Day 2020, the Republican National Committee said Thursday that it brought in $15.9 million in April, the latest fundraising record breaking month....
18:17, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship live stream: how to watch 2019 US PGA golf online from anywhere Golf's second major tournament of the season is here - and if it's even halfway as extraordinary as the Masters was, we're in for a treat. The PGA Championship has been brought forward to a pre-Memorial Day weekend slot, excitement is ...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Honda Files Patents For Variable Riding Position Patent images filed by Honda show a new technology which offers rider the option of changing the ergonomics of a sportbike to a more comfortable upright riding position....
18:34, 05/16/2019

This Company Is Betting the Future Is Personal AI Avatars, So It Made Me One In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world, aired a special to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the hosts welcomed four life-sized “personal artificial intelligences” to share t...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Belgian former king ordered to take DNA test over alleged love child A Belgian artist who grew up in one of the country's richest families claims to be King Albert II's illegitimate daughter. He faces a steep fine if he fails to provide results from a DNA test to resolve the case....
18:34, 05/16/2019

NordicTrack RW900 review: The Peloton of rowers is my new favorite workout In terms of design and overall quality, Peloton stationary bikes are great… but they’re not really any better than rival workout bikes in the same price range. The reason Peloton is so popular right now has precious little to do with the...
18:51, 05/16/2019

New Galaxy Note 10 details revealed in latest leak from top Samsung insider The closer we get to the Galaxy Note 10 launch, the more leaks we’re bound to see. Some of them are more interesting, teasing potential design changes that we might not see coming, while others only tell us what the rumored launch colors of the...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Fed's Brainard Says Central Bank Should Welcome Modest Rise in Inflation Fed governor Lael Brainard said the central bank’s commitment to maintaining stable prices would benefit from a modest rise in inflation over the coming years, an indication the central bank wouldn’t need to raise interest rates should price pressure...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Italy's PM Conte repeats ceasefire call with Libya's Haftar Italy has been trying to mediate in a conflict between Libya's UN-backed government and forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. The conflict has revealed bitter divisions between Italy and one of its EU neighbors....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
18:51, 05/16/2019

US-China trade war worries caused analysts to bail on these stocks CNBC did a deep dive through sell-side stock research since the trade war escalated to find companies that analysts are singling out in their respective coverage universes....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Diners at English restaurant accidentally given $5,700 bottle of wine instead of bottle they ordered Diners at a restaurant in England were in for quite the treat on Wednesday when they accidentally received a bottle of wine 17 times the price of the one they ordered....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he's a 'monster,' asks for forgiveness The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and asked for forgiveness....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Steam Link comes to iOS without Steam Store functionality [Updated] [Update (12:07 pm): Ars testing has discovered an important difference between the new iOS Steam Link app and the Android version that has been available for over a year. When streaming to an iOS device, Steam launches in a specialized version of Big...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Moment police fine pedestrian after he covered face from facial recognition camera Footage has shown the moment police fined a pedestrian £90 for disorderly behaviour after he tried to cover his face from a facial recognition camera in London....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Arsenal fan who assaulted Man Utd's Chris Smalling gets 4-year ban as he is told: 'You tarnished the game' An Arsenal fan who assaulted Manchester United's Chris Smalling on the pitch was today ordered to pay him £100 — and told he had "tarnished English football on the world stage"....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Big, greedy Ethereum whales account for 33 percent of cryptocurrency’s supply Ethereum whales account for just 7 percent of transaction activity in the market – but they control a third of the cryptocurrency’s entire circulating supply. That’s according to a new study by Chainanalysis which found that although these whales don...
19:34, 05/16/2019

W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude exports to edge up in July, diffs to stay high Angola's preliminary loading programme for July emerged on Thursday, indicating a rise of one cargo compared to June, for which a few cargoes still remain. High price offers are expected, given global tightness in physical markets and a broad gap in ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

This Budget Friendly Dual Monitor Arm Is Even More Budget Friendly With a Promo Code There are a lot of good reasons to splurge on a fancy, expensive arm for your computer monitors. But if you’re on a budget and don’t mind a little bit of extra fiddling, this affordable dual mount from Huanuo has a lot going for it considering its pr...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN.com reports. Peterson is one of the best cover cornerbacks in the league and deals an inst...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Miranda Lambert and Husband Brendan McLoughlin Color Coordinate On Rare Outing In NYC Even their closets are a match. Miranda Lambert and husband Brendan McLoughlin were seen outside their NYC apartment yesterday sporting similar shades of pink. While the country......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Get Your Red Roses Ready: It's Wells Adams' Birthday & We're Looking Back at His Sweetest Snaps With GF Sarah Hyland Everyone's favorite Bachelor in Paradise bartender, and Sarah Hyland's favorite Bachelorette castoff, Wells Adams, is now 35 years old! After appearing on season 12 of The......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker Epically Shuts Down a "Disgraceful" Report About Her Marriage to Matthew Broderick Sarah Jessica Parker couldn't help but wonder, why do tabloids spin tales? The Sex and the City alum called out The National Enquirer last night after the publication claimed she and......
19:51, 05/16/2019

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
19:51, 05/16/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Pope gives migrant kids a ride in his popemobile in Vatican City Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, as he clashes with Italy’s hard-line government on immigration....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Woman charged in fatal bus push of elderly man is released on bail The woman charged with murder after police said she was caught on video pushing a 74-year-old man face-first off a bus in Las Vegas has been released on bail, court records show. Cadesha Bishop, 25, of Las Vegas, was free Wednesday after posting $100...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, told the first group while clenching his fists, acc...
20:00, 05/16/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an online cow-kissing challenge, calling it a dangerous nuisance.A Swiss app called Castl launched the KuhKu...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Corporations profit off racism. It's time for us to stand up to them | Rashad Robinson We must prevent corporations from writing the exploitation of black and brown labor into the law in permanent inkI am often asked to name the civil rights issue of our time. As the head of one of the country’s largest racial justice organizations, I ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

My mum is a zero-waste icon – she made us drink squash from old yoghurt pots | Adrian Chiles A charity proposes that we bring our own plastic containers when we buy takeaway food. I couldn’t agree more. My mother taught us that there is no such thing as single-use anythingSome ideas are so obvious that it can only be their very obviousness t...
20:00, 05/16/2019

'He wants power': how Salvini kept changing his message to reach his ultimate goal As Italy’s deputy PM prepares to gather Europe’s far-right in Milan those who know him fear he’s taking country down a dangerous pathNino Governale was the perfect target for the teenage Matteo Salvini. The PE teacher hailed from Sicily and could har...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU movie to date, it’s about to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. It’s also pr...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Obama spymasters point fingers amid Russia probe review: ‘Throwing each other under the bus’ The launch of a formal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation -- being led by one of the Justice Department’s toughest prosecutors -- has touched off a new round of behind-the-scenes finger-pointing among Obama administration officials ...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Karl Rove: Joe Biden faces same 'peril' as Hillary Clinton, despite being Democratic front-runner for 2020 In a new op-ed, Fox News contributor Karl Rove warned that former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 campaign faces the same "perils" that Hillary Clinton experienced....
20:17, 05/16/2019

A Few Highly Plausible Game of Thrones Endings 1. Daenerys walks up to the Iron Throne and sits in it. “This is nice,” she says. “I won.” As soon as she sits in it, everyone in Westeros disintegrates, just like Melisandre did, and Daenerys is the only one left in the world. “Or did I?” she wonder...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Idiot On The Field Runs Himself Into A Corner, Gets Leveled If you are going to run onto a major league baseball field in the middle of a game, there are two keys to survival. The first is to always keep moving, and the second is to have an exit strategy. The fan who invaded the field at last night’s Braves g...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Group pulls TV ad attacking Beshear in Democratic race LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A well-funded group backing Adam Edelen shook up Kentucky’s Democratic gubernatorial primary by running a short-lived TV ad. The ad denounced Andy Beshear’s private legal work several years ago for the Boy Scouts of...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Juancho Hernangomez undergoes core muscle surgery ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Nuggets say forward Juancho Hernangomez underwent surgery to fix a core muscle injury. The procedure was performed Thursday by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. There was no timetable give...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Man charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman killed at least six other elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole. Kim Leach, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County district attorney&#...
20:17, 05/16/2019

SAT to Add ‘Adversity Score’ That Rates Students’ Hardships The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Gilead CEO insists government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Washington Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
20:34, 05/16/2019

A new Dark Knight rises in the first trailer for The CW's Batwoman Ruby Rose’s Batwoman was introduced in Elseworlds, the most recent “Arrowverse” crossover on The CW, defending a distinctly crap-tastic Gotham City in the absence of a different caped crusader who mysteriously stopped showing up right around the time...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Kevin Feige says the "real" Mandarin will show up in the MCU at some point Iron Man 3 is a very underrated entry in the MCU, at least going off of some otherwise solid rankings, and one of the reasons for that is the controversial use of classic Iron Man villain The Mandarin. In the movie, The Mandarin—leader of the Ten Rin...
20:51, 05/16/2019

BTS channels The Beatles in a charismatic performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert The wildly prolific K-pop group BTS took a tiny break from their global stadium tour to stop by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. While there, the men performed their current hit“Boy With Luv,” which features Grammy-nominated singer...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Tucked review – moving tale of a dying drag queen Derren Nesbitt is terrific as an ageing club performer who rescues a young singer from homophobic attackersAn ageing drag queen gets a diagnosis of terminal cancer and makes a new friend in this touching, unexpectedly funny end-of-life drama set in B...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Best web hosting resellers of 2019 Website hosting is normally a service you'll buy just for your own use, but sometimes it pays to think bigger. If you're running your own business, for instance, perhaps as a developer or web designer, offering web space as an extra service...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Rapper Pras plugs his album while proclaiming innocence in election fraud case Former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel appeared in court on Thursday and told reporters he is innocent of criminal charges that he conspired to funnel foreign funds into Barack Obama's 2012 presidential re-election, while also plugging his upco...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Both Released From Hospital (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter has been released from a Georgia hospital after hip replacement surgery. A spokeswoman for Carter says former first lady Rosalynn Carter also was hospitalized Wednesday in Americus after feeling faint b...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Indexes to Unleash Flood of Money Into Chinese Stocks Investors are about to buy billions of dollars in mainland Chinese stocks as two of the largest global index providers, MSCI and FTSE Russell, will ratchet up exposure to companies listed on China’s domestic exchanges....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Nunes to Democrats: Don’t just criticize Trump’s immigration overhaul, introduce your own plan Democrats should introduce their own comprehensive immigration reform plan instead of merely criticizing President Trump’s soon-to-be-announced immigration overhaul proposal, according to Rep. Devin Nunes....
21:17, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-British Steel has enough capital to continue operating Troubled British Steel said on Thursday it had secured the backing of lenders and shareholders to continue operating as normal after the prolonged uncertainty around Britain's departure from the European Union hammered its order book....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Reporter shot and killed in Mexican tourist resort A crime reporter has been shot and killed in the beach resort of Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Thursday, the latest in a rising death toll of journalists under the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrado...
21:51, 05/16/2019

NC becomes first state to sue e-cigarette maker Juul over targeting teens North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a state judge to bar popular e-cigarette maker Juul Labs from selling to minors and force it to end slick marketing campaigns that appeal to them....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows th...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Matthew Stafford gives update on wife Kelly’s progress after brain surgery Matthew Stafford is appreciative for the unyielding support he and wife Kelly have received as she continues to recover from brain surgery. Appearing on “The Mitch Albom Show” Wednesday, the Lions quarterback said Kelly is doing well sinc...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Take 20% Off One Full-Price Item at Backcountry If you’ve been eyeing something special from Backcountry, now’s the time to buy, since the outdoor retailer is taking 20% off one full-price item of your choosing with promo code TAKE20MAY....
22:17, 05/16/2019

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

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

How to Get a Free Copy of Ubisoft's 'Steep' on PC Ubisoft’s gorgeous open world skiing and snowboarding game, Steep, is available for free on PC for a limited time. Here’s how to claim your copy:...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Breaking point: how John McEnroe's biggest meltdown was turned into a movie Newly uncovered courtside footage of the tennis star’s 1984 French Open final defeat has been turned into a documentary about sport, film and the nature of geniusJohn Patrick McEnroe was the wayward artist of men’s tennis, a spoilt-brat genius who us...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Saudi coalition answers oil attacks with airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen Thursday killed at least six people and injured dozens, an operation the Saudi government said is retaliation for terror attacks this week on oil infrastructure....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for the Moto Z3 only, Sprint is finally following suit with a number of exciting related announcements.Th...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Trump revenue at least $434 million in 2018, saw drop in Mar-a-Lago money, new filing reveals The filing reveals that Trump in 2018 had a minimum of $434 million in revenue from all sources. That's a slight drop from the at least $452 million he reported as his minimum revenue in 2017....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
23:34, 05/16/2019

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

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

Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter released from Georgia hospital Doctors released former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter from a Georgia hospital Thursday, his non-profit organization said....
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

"She'll Never Lie": Navjot Sidhu On Wife's Remark Against Amarinder Singh Navjot Singh Sidhu today broke his silence and firmly stood by his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu, after she attacked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, claiming he blocked her attempts to get a party......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Oxford Dictionary Steps In As Rahul Gandhi Slams PM Modi With "New Word" The Oxford Dictionary inserted itself into a political debate in India today after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi claimed that the there was a new word in the English language "Modilie", targeting Prime......
00:00, 05/17/2019

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

|Transnet'sdealingroomtransferredtoGupta-linkedRegimentsCapital,inquiryhears An interest rate swap transaction for a Transnet loan which was facilitated by Regiments Capital was meant to benefit the Gupta-linked fund manager, the state capture inquiry heard....
00:34, 05/17/2019

|Moody'slikelytokeepSA'screditratingatinvestmentgradepost-election-analyst The outcome of the election which was in line with market expectation is likely to influence global ratings agency Moody to keep South Africa's credit assessment unchanged at Baa3....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame......
00:34, 05/17/2019

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bullet...
00:34, 05/17/2019

Cuba says crew error responsible for 2018 plane crash Two days before the anniversary of Cuba's worst civil aviation accident, authorities have released a statement blaming the deceased crew for miscalculating the weight and balance of the plane....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Mets’ worst day of year features two injuries, one crushing strikeout WASHINGTON — That S.O.S. originating from the bottom of the Potomac around 4:20 p.m. on Thursday was the Mets, begging for rescue. Two bodies down, an ugly Zack Wheeler start and series loss to the Nationals translated into maybe the worst day of thi...
01:00, 05/17/2019

A Taco Bell pop-up hotel is coming to California this summer Taco Bell is opening "The Bell," a hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California for a limited time this summer.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

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

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
01:00, 05/17/2019

LG's V50 ThinQ 5G is up for pre-order tomorrow from Sprint Starting tomorrow, customers in select cities can preorder Sprint's first two 5G devices -- the LG V50 ThinQ 5G and HTC 5G Hub. They'll be available in Sprint's first four expected 5G markets -- Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Mackie CR3 computer speakers drop to $67 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
01:17, 05/17/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced p...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Australian government on course for election defeat: poll Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is on course for defeat at this weekend's national election, a political poll showed on Friday, as campaigning ahead of the ballot was overshadowed by the death one of the country's most beloved former leaders...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said on Thursday....
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

Everything the Beverly Hills 90210 Cast Has Survived That We Want to See in the Reunion Duh-nuh-nuh-nuh, duh-nuh-nuh-nuh, chh-chh! Admit it, after reading that simple line of nonsense, you've now got the iconic Beverly Hills, 90210 theme song playing in your mind, where......
01:34, 05/17/2019

Amber Tamblyn Shares She Had an Abortion in 2012 Amber Tamblyn is sharing her story. On the heels of headline-sparking legislation out of Georgia and Alabama nearly banning abortions, women have taken to social media to share their......
01:34, 05/17/2019

The Meizu 16s offers flagship features at a mid-range price Smartphones have gotten more expensive over the last few years even though there have only been a handful of recent innovations that really changed the way you interact with the phone. It’s maybe no surprise then that there is suddenly a lot mo...
01:51, 05/17/2019

RNC chairwoman: Why won't Dems sit and work with Trump on anything? The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee sternly criticized Democrats for not working with President Trump, including his plan to overhaul the country's immigration system....
01:51, 05/17/2019

The Root Black Woman Serves Raw Fists With Side Order of ‘That Smoke’ to Man at Sushi Restaurant | D The Root Black Woman Serves Raw Fists With Side Order of ‘That Smoke’ to Man at Sushi Restaurant | Deadspin The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster | The Slot Missouri Just Passed Its Own Near-Total Abortion Ban | Splinter Bill de B...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
02:00, 05/17/2019

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

Here's a Good Perspective on the Tesla Model 3 as a Fun Performance Car Tesla Model 3 owner and autocross racer Dean Rhodes told Grassroots Motorsports that he was tired of hearing that electric cars can’t withstand hard driving. So, he stepped up and started racing with an EV. His experience provides some interesting pe...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking cocaine and money laundering. In a news release Th...
02:17, 05/17/2019

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

Dominique Morris Wins Tommy Bell Award Lexington, KY (LEX 18) — Lexington Catholic Senior Dominique Morris is the 2019 winner of the Tommy Bell Award, given to the most outstanding high school student-athlete in the city of Lexington. Dominique has been on the varsity soccer team si...
02:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is calling his state’s new abortion ban “shameful.” Jone...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Lukas-trained long shot Market King cleared for Preakness BALTIMORE (AP) — Long shot Market King has been cleared by officials to race in the Preakness on Saturday. Market King had been on the veterinarian’s list in Kentucky after being scratched before the Pat Day Mile on the Kentucky Derby undercard...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Maximum Security Jockey Luis Saez Appeals Suspension LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez has appealed his 15-day suspension by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. He says the stewards’ penalty for failing to control the horse in the Kentucky Derby is “unduly hars...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
02:34, 05/17/2019

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

The Las Vegas Aces Swung A Huge Trade For Liz Cambage The best big in the WNBA is on the move to what had been one of the league’s worst teams. Australian scoring champ Liz Cambage has received the trade from Dallas that she requested, though it won’t be to her reported favored team, the Los Angeles Spa...
02:51, 05/17/2019

F-16 pilot safely ejects after jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, but the pilot safely ejected and no injuries were reported, a base spokesman said....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the US was going to war with Iran. That answer e...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the tiny Gulf state's borders to accommodate a larger fo...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Koepka makes flying start with 63 to lead PGA Championship Defending champion Brooks Koepka made a flying start at the PGA Championship with a dominant display that appeared set to give him a big lead until inspired New Zealander Danny Lee made a late charge in the first round on Thursday....
03:34, 05/17/2019

$1 million All-Star Race motivates NASCAR drivers With $1 million on the line, no championship points to worry about, only 85 laps to negotiate, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series' all-stars on the starting grid, Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR R...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Blues focus on task at hand ahead of Game 4 The sting of their Game 3 overtime loss will once again test the mettle of the St. Louis Blues. Fortunately for them, the Blues have overcome enough adversity already this season to have a chance....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka, not Tiger Woods, the story of Round 1 at PGA Championship SportsPulse: While everyone's eyes were on Tiger Woods it was Brooks Koepka that was a cut above the field. Golfweek's David Dusek breaksdown Koepka's historic start.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Professional wrestler Ric Flair hospitalized, per reports Pro wrestler Ric Flair was rushed to a hospital following a "medical emergency," TMZ reported, but other reports indicated he had a planned procedure.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

Cortina, van der Breggen win Tour of California stages Ivan Garcia Cortina won the fifth stage of the Tour of California and Tejay van Garderen finished safely in the field to retain his overall race lead        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Chris Rock (yes, Chris Rock!) to reboot 'Saw' franchise and star with Jigsaw Killer Chris Rock is diving into the torture-filled "Saw" franchise with his own Halloween-ready movie idea expanding the Jigsaw Killer's insane universe.        ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

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

Asus ZenFone 6 Preview 1000-dollar phones are exciting, there's no denying that, but it seems like fewer and fewer people are actually buying them. At the same time, the number of decent phones costing half as much is growing steadily, and the Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest ...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
04:34, 05/17/2019

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

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too. Pointed tops. Fewer gates. Resistance to climbing. The president’s frequently changing design requests have frustrated Homeland Security officials and military engineers....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Angelique Kerber tells Bianca Andreescu she's a 'drama queen' after loss Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the result left hard feelings.        ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka win opening matches in Miami Eight-time champion Serena Williams wins opening match at new site of Miami Open by beating Rebecca Peterson in 3 sets        ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Osama bin Laden relative mentioned in Sheffield United investor talks • Details revealed in court case between club’s co-owners• Possibility of Saudi-based investment discussed in 2017 meetingA Saudi businessman related to Osama bin Laden featured in discussions about investors in Sheffield United, a court in London an...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Intelligence Suggests U.S., Iran Misread Each Other, Stoking Tensions Intelligence collected by the U.S. government shows Iran’s leaders believe the U.S. planned to attack them, prompting preparation by Tehran for possible counterstrikes, according to one interpretation of the information, people familiar with the matt...
06:00, 05/17/2019

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

New Yorkers react after de Blasio announces presidential campaign Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to court Iowa farmers, Texas truckers and Washington software developers if he wants to win the presidency — but he can’t even get the guy who makes his breakfast to back him. “He’s a real nice person, but he’s delusional!”...
06:51, 05/17/2019

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

Brooks Koepka not only PGA contender who’s getting stronger Danny Lee knew he had to get stronger and longer if he was going to be able to compete on the PGA Tour. So he spent the past year and a half lifting weights and working on his technique, hoping to gain the extra yardage that would allow him to compet...
07:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China: media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
07:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now put the chances of that happening in the next two years at 40%....
07:17, 05/17/2019

|JusthowbrightlywillSouthAfrica’sstarshineunderRamaphosa? The ANC’s vote tally may have dropped to below 60% in a general election for the first time since the end of apartheid but it remains in the driving seat, writes Solly Moeng....
07:34, 05/17/2019

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

Booming Buybacks Aren't Likely to Slow Down U.S. companies have been repurchasing their own shares at a blistering pace for more than a year, and market turbulence isn’t likely to stop them now....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts....
09:17, 05/17/2019

414 Million Plastic Pieces Found On "Australia's Last Unspoilt Paradise" Some 414 million pieces of plastic, including one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes, were found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, a new research has......
09:34, 05/17/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
09:34, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7 Asus ZenFone 6 vs OnePlus 7 Pro vs OnePlus 7: All the three phones run on Android Pie, are powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, and pack a 48-megapixel sensor....
09:51, 05/17/2019

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

Amazon Faces Backlash in India for Selling Goods With Images of Hindu Gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items emblazoned with images of Hindu gods were spotted on its website....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Why bother playing games, when you can just read them instead? Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Ar...
10:00, 05/17/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Shedden looks back to go forward in WTCR "Gordon Shedden will look back to winter testing at Zandvoort for inspiration when he resumes his WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO campaign this weekend."...
10:34, 05/17/2019

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

Everlane's Beloved Performance Chinos Now Come In Short Form Everlane put its best pants forward earlier this year with its new Performance Chino, which boasted the comfort and four way stretch of “active” pants, without the weird, crinkly, technical-looking fabric that had come to define the genre....
11:00, 05/17/2019

Temporary I.D. cards now available online PHOENX – Arizona motorists who have had their Driver License suspended are now able to order a temporary six-month identification card online. People can order this I.D. card on line at www.ServiceArizona.com. Until now, this service required p...
11:00, 05/17/2019

CVS to test unregulated vitamins and dietary supplements CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday that it will require independent testing on all the vitamins and supplements sold in its almost 10,000 stores to assure customers that they are getting what they think they are. The testing, which will look at safety ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Mountain View HS celebrates National College Signing Day TUCSON – Mountain View High School will host their annual College Signing Day on Friday. The event will be held at 9 a.m. at Mountain View High School (Auditorium), located at 3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd. Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor for Regional and ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Temporary IDs can now be ordered online TUCSON- Arizona motorists who have had their driver license suspended may now order a six-month temporary ID online. A customer with a suspended Arizona driver license can get a six-month temporary ID online at ServiceArizona.com under the following ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

4 the Weekend: ‘Meet the Chefs’ happening Sunday MUSIC Hunter Hayes Tuesday May 21 The Rialto 7 p.m. Hunter Hayes has a show at the Rialto Tuesday night. Tickets starts at $30. #CloserToYouTour is OFFICIALLY ON SALE NOW! SO ready to see you guys on the road. Tickets here… https://t.co/LQiWiV...
11:00, 05/17/2019

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

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic.Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

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

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
12:00, 05/17/2019

NASA teams up with SpaceX, Blue Origin to design a human lunar lander NASA has revealed its efforts to create a human landing system shortly after it announced the Artemis lunar exploration program. The space agency has teamed up with 11 private space companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to conduct studies and....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" by becoming De...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
12:34, 05/17/2019

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

Ford revs up to sell hybrids with appeal of speed and power Ford Motor Co is turning to the automotive marketer's time-tested themes, speed and power, to sell a new generation of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles to mass market customers....
12:34, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
12:34, 05/17/2019

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

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

'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' stars and producers elaborate on the big reveals and character turns from the series finale.        ...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Labour declares Brexit talks dead as May's premiership crumbles Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch cross-party talks dead as Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership crumbled....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.N. says Somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Morocco says it's cutting illegal migrant crossings to Spain The North African kingdom of Morocco is using new tactics to cut into the surge of migrants seeking to use it as a springboard to get to Europe, stopping about 25,000 attempts to reach Spain so far this year, mainly via the Strait of Gibraltar....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Processed foods lead to weight gain, but it's about more than calories Volunteers in a clinical trials unit ate only processed foods and put on 2 pounds within 2 weeks. Those that ate unprocessed foods lost the equivalent....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
13:51, 05/17/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Here are the ways we're different from Starbucks, says CFO of China's Luckin Coffee on IPO day The CFO China's Luckin Coffee says the tech-based beverage company's business model is setting itself apart from U.S. coffee giant Starbucks....
14:34, 05/17/2019

Plans for NFL turf field at park site dropped Dayton, Ohio has called off plans to build a turf field at a local park after non-invasive archaeological testing found evidence of "potentially prehistoric" items in the soil        ...
14:34, 05/17/2019

|Documents'deliberately'alteredtoawardlocomotivecontracttoChinaSouthRail,Zondoinquiryhears Former Transnet executives had amended a business case to procure 100 locomotives so that it would favour China South Rail in tender processes, the state capture commission of inquiry heard....
14:34, 05/17/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel targets strong British GT Snetterton result Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is confident of a strong performance in the second British GT meeting of the season, which is taking place at Snetterton this weekend...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who shop online with Alibaba and post selfies with WeChat. In the other half, those activities are domina...
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gender reveal party to spray pink water into the air. The Commercial Dispatch reports city councilmen St...
14:51, 05/17/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the religious right. The Bronx congresswoman made the...
14:51, 05/17/2019

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, they're pretty rugged....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
14:51, 05/17/2019

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

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia Germany’s culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation...
14:51, 05/17/2019

The Morning After: Sony and Microsoft are teaming up Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday. We'll have to wait until next week for SpaceX's Starlink launch, but, for now, there's a review of Beats new true-wireless earbuds and an unexpected online-gaming alignment betwe...
14:51, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Father and son fought on the road with their cars, Chandler police say One of the cars involved in the fight between a father and his adult son May 16, 2019.12 News KPNX- A fight between a father and his adult son resulted in several cars being hit and a gunshot being fired Thursday night, Chandler police said. Pol...
15:17, 05/17/2019

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

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
15:34, 05/17/2019

New all-electric Skoda Citigo-e teased ahead of 2019 release News 17 May, 2019 The Skoda Citigo-e will debut in Bratislava on 23 May ahead of its launch later this year, and is set to offer a 186-mile range...
15:51, 05/17/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
16:00, 05/17/2019

FA Cup Final 2019: Predicted XIs and latest team news for Man City vs Watford Fernandinho will hope to return to the Manchester City starting line-up for Saturday's FA Cup Final against Watford as Pep Guardiola's side look to clinch a domestic treble....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Democrats are finally getting wise to Republicans' antisemitism smears | Joshua Leifer The leadership’s firm response to attacks on Rashida Tlaib stand in contrast to their equivocation over Ilhan Omar. Democrats must fight back against divide and conquer tacticsAt first, it looked to be more of the same: another week, another rash of ...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo LONDON — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investors led by Amazon. It said Amazon will become Deliveroo’s largest inv...
16:34, 05/17/2019

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. ...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Men are afraid to mentor women after #MeToo and it hurts us all: study Men are scared of women now. LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60 percent of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “common wo...
16:51, 05/17/2019

DNA Testing Was Meant to Help Esmé. It Created Turmoil. Genetic testing provides patients and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and treatment....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Giants receiver coach preparing for life without Odell Beckham Jr. No one has any proof how much the Giants will miss Odell Beckham Jr. on the field. Anyone wishing to downplay his absence can point to the production (scoring 40, 0, 27 and 35 points) while Beckham missed the final four games last season as evidence ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

How Tacko Fall measured up at the NBA Draft Combine Tacko Fall measured up — literally — at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago on Thursday. The measurement numbers for the the big man Fall — who burst on the national scene when his Central Florida Knights nearly upset Zion Williamson’s Duke Blue D...
17:17, 05/17/2019

‘What the hell is going on?’: Former Jets stunned by Mike Maccagnan firing One-time Jets teammates Willie Colon and Nick Mangold had almost the same reaction as fans and the NFL community at the stunning news the team was moving on from canning general manager Mike Maccagnan less than three weeks after the NFL draft. “What ...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee Doing Didigiri, Lost Her Mental Balance: Vijay Rupani Slamming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the violence at BJP chief Amit Shah's Kolkata road-show, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said she had lost her mental balance and was......
17:17, 05/17/2019

President Trump Has Decided Not to Impose New Tariffs on Cars and Auto Parts – for Now (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is delaying any decision to impose auto tariffs on car and auto part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting talks with European nations and Japan. Trump announced his decision t...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Germany returning Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum said it is returning the Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
17:34, 05/17/2019

Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 "Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Fantasy Football Offseason Questions: How will Adam Gase handle Le'Veon Bell? Reports after the ousting of Jets GM Mike Maccagnan suggest Adam Gase didn't want to sign Le'Veon Bell. Does that impact Bell's Fantasy Football outlook?...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However, it seems no Slack users were affected before the service fixed the vulnerability....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Russia's Covert Tactics Aim to Alienate Ukraine's Western Neighbors Russia’s efforts to keep Ukraine in its orbit have included invasions, targeted assassinations and economic coercion. Less prominently, Moscow has directed a clandestine campaign of vandalism and hate crimes aimed at spoiling Ukraine’s relations with...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Multimatic's new driving simulator near Detroit will create 50 jobs The Canadian auto supplier -- most recently known for building Ford's $450,000 GT supercar -- will develop technology for hybrid and electric vehicles at a driving simulation center near Detroit. ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

Iowa Supreme Court upholds law ending rights for some unions DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 law that removed bargaining rights for many state employees. In cases filed by the Iowa State Education Association and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees,...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Police: South Carolina mom abandoned 2nd baby 30 years ago COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a mother already facing a murder charge for abandoning her baby daughter in 1990 is now charged with dumping the body of her infant son nearly a year earlier. Greenville County Sheriff’s Lt. Ryan Flood said...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Texas man suspected of cutting off mom’s head with hacksaw DENTON, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old Texas man suspected of cutting off his mother’s head with a hacksaw. Isaac Israel Warriner was being held Friday in Denton County’s jail on charges including the abuse of a corpse. H...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Missouri moves to replace Benton with Truman at US Capitol JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have passed a measure that could send former President Harry Truman back to the U.S. Capitol. The measure given final approval Thursday would put Truman’s statue in place of one of f...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Iran denies ties to Houthi drone attack on Saudi oil installations Iran's foreign ministry on Friday rejected accusations by Saudi Arabia that Tehran had ordered an attack on Saudi oil installations claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely rest...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun – and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario ma...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Angus Taylor's Oxford rowing mate's company was a beneficiary of $80m water deal Exclusive: Energy minister went to university with the fund manager who was chief investment officer in Pacific Alliance Group One of the main beneficiaries of an $80m sale of water to the federal government was a Hong Kong-based investment fund whos...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Supporters Celebrate Taiwan’s Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process....
18:34, 05/17/2019

Giants' Evan Engram praises rookie QB Daniel Jones for picking up playbook New York Giants tight end Evan Engram says rookie quarterback Daniel Jones isn't having much trouble picking up the playbook ahead of the 2019 season....
18:51, 05/17/2019

The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimu The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023. More than 30% of the U.S. workforce is now on a path to the $15 minimum wage. Fuck the federal government, anyhow!...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort working on the user interface systems of future models, focusing instead on the ease of integrating w...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Meghan, wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth at private London hospital Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth earlier this month at a private hospital in London, her son's birth certificate shows, according to the Press Association....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Sevy, Paxton injury impact & trade deadline preview James Paxton threw a bullpen session this past Tuesday and reported the next day that his right knee “felt good”. It’s been nearly two weeks since “The BIG Maple” went on the 10-day Injured List with inflammation in his ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

House tax chairman sees court fight over Trump's returns A top House Democrat edged the U.S. Congress closer to a legal fight with President Donald Trump over its investigations of him, saying on Friday he would rather appeal to the courts than pursue contempt charges if Trump's tax returns are not release...
19:00, 05/17/2019