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Scientists figure out why grocery store tomatoes suck

Have you ever eaten a perfectly ripe tomato and wondered why you even bother? Tomatoes are a staple in sandwiches and salads and you can throw them into just about any di...

Scientists figure out why grocery store tomatoes suck

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Scientists discover why grocery store tomatoes don’t taste like anything Have you ever eaten a perfectly ripe tomato and wondered why you even bother? Tomatoes are a staple in sandwiches and salads, and you can throw them into just about any dish and come up with something edible. Tomato flavor, however, has apparently be...
03:34, 05/15/2019

The UK gets its first checkout-free grocery store The days of spending your precious lunchbreak standing in line for a sandwich are increasingly numbered, as supermarket chain Sainsbury's has launched the UK's first ever till-free grocery store. The busy store in London's Holborn Circ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Scientists figure out new way to remove salt from water Brine water produced by the oil and gas industry contains even more dissolved salts than ocean water, and is a growing environmental concern - but scientists have figured out a new way to treat it....
21:00, 05/07/2019

These 20 common grocery store items are driving up the cost of your bill the most Americans today pay an average of 19.1% more on grocery items than they did 10 years ago due to several factors.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Accused grocery store shooter ruled incompetent for trial LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man accused of killing two black people at a Kentucky grocery store is not mentally competent to stand trial on state charges, but that could change. The Courier Journal reports that Judge Annie O’...
01:34, 05/10/2019

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04:51, 05/06/2019

AirPods Suck Compared to the New Powerbeats Pro The only earbuds more recognizable than the tortured white teardrops that are AirPods might be Powerbeats. These things look like rubberized hoop earrings glued to plastic boxes, flipped upside down and strung together with a dorky wire. Well, at lea...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Maya Rudolph Tells Obnoxious Hypothetical Journalists to ''Suck My D--k'' on Busy Tonight The women of Wine Country have been making great content for decades. So it's pretty bizarre that some journalists still start interviews with Maya Rudolph and say, "Well,......
23:51, 05/14/2019

You Don't Need Two Lids to Cut Cherry Tomatoes Using two lids to slice cherry tomatoes in half is a classic hack. The lips of the lids stabilize the tomatoes, letting you run your knife through the little guys with ease. But I’m here to tell you that you don’t need two lids. You never did. You ju...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Tariff imposed on tomatoes from Mexico NOGALES, Ariz. – The Trump Administration imposed a tomato tariff on fresh tomatoes imported from Mexico that went into effect May 7. Now, several Florida tomato growers are complaining that Mexico is undercutting them. The Suspension Agreemen...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Growing tomatoes in the middle of the desert The UAE imports more than 80% of its produce. Startup Pure Harvest Smart Farms is developing greenhouses to allow agriculture to flourish in the desert....
10:51, 05/01/2019

Prices for Mexican tomatoes expected to increase 40% to 85% with new tariff The U.S. will impose a 17.5% tariff on imported Mexican tomatoes, a move that experts say may lead to shortages and price hikes.        ...
05:17, 05/08/2019

A new tariff on Mexican fresh tomatoes is in effect. Get ready for prices to skyrocket. Say goodbye to the 22-year-old Tomato Suspension Agreement, which required tomato growers in the United States and Mexico to agree to a minimum price for imports....
04:34, 05/08/2019

A new tariff on Mexican fresh tomatoes starts Tuesday. Get ready for prices to skyrocket. Say goodbye to the 22-year-old Tomato Suspension Agreement, which required tomato growers in the United States and Mexico to agree to a minimum price for imports....
02:51, 05/08/2019

Online Grocery Company Bigbasket Gets $150 Million In Funding Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and Alibaba were joined by the UK government's development finance institution, CDC Group, in the funding round, Bigbasket said....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Walmart-owned Flipkart in talks to buy Indian grocery chain: report Walmart Inc-owned e-commerce firm Flipkart is in talks to buy Indian grocery chain Namdhari's Fresh, CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchandise.        ...
15:34, 05/16/2019

How retailers can compete against Amazon as the retail giant expands further into online grocery (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly wh...
04:51, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Walmart-owned Flipkart in talks to buy Indian grocery chain - report Walmart Inc-owned e-commerce firm Flipkart is in talks to buy Indian grocery chain Namdhari's Fresh, CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Here's exactly how to figure out when you should start investing Anouk de Maar/Getty When you should start investing depends on your financial situation. If you have student loans or credit-card debt with an interest rate above 7%, it's best to prioritize paying off the debt. It's also smart to have an emergency ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Four Ways to Figure Out What You Really Want to Do with Your Life At any stage in life, deciding what you want to “do” with your life can feel like an enormous amount of pressure. It can come when you’re 18 or when you’re 50, and it’s always a difficult process to work through. It’s not hopeless, though! Here are a...
00:34, 05/15/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Lawyers are trying to figure out who to sue in the event of an asteroid impact If you or a family member were struck by an asteroid, you may be entitled to compensation. Call the law offices of Jones, Anderson, and Leibovitz to see if you qualify. It’s hard to imagine a world so litigious that an extinction-level event could ge...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Jodie Foster: ‘I make movies to figure out who I am’ Directing a new Black Mirror film gives Jodie Foster the chance to look back at her own upbringing. The Hollywood titan talks to Tim AdamsLast week Charlie Brooker was recalling for me the moment he learned Jodie Foster would direct an episode of Bla...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Nicolás Maduro, have vowed to continue their struggl...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Basketball figure denies bribing coaches to get clients NEW YORK (AP) — A former aspiring business manager for NBA players continues to insist he never bribed college basketball coaches to help him get future clients. Christian Dawkins was cross-examined Thursday as the last witness at a college hoops cor...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Kaetlyn Osmond is retiring from competitive figure skating She announced her retirement from competitive figure skating on Thursday, ending a career capped with a remarkable season that included two Olympic medals and a world title....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan opposition politician who escaped house arrest to help launch an abortive uprising, then sought refuge at ...
00:17, 05/04/2019

'His ideology is himself': the shadowy figure calling the shots in Romania As EU leaders gather in Transylvania under Romania’s presidency, Liviu Dragnea is increasingly vexing the blocEuropean leaders will gather on Thursday for a summit in the Transylvanian city of Sibiu, the showpiece event of Romania’s six-month preside...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Figure skating: Canadian Osmond announces retirement Kaetlyn Osmond announced her retirement from competitive figure skating on Thursday, ending her career as Canada's most decorated women's skater during which she won Olympic and world titles....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro this week....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Egypt hands life sentences to senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son An Egyptian court handed life sentences to Hassan Malik, a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, as well as his son Hamza and five others on Tuesday after convicting them of terrorism offences....
17:51, 04/30/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an apparent crackdown on opposition leaders involved in a failed revolt against Nicolás Maduro last we...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the fl...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Economist, prominent UN figure blames American sanctions for thousands of deaths in Venezuela A top economist who has worked for years with the United Nations is claiming that U.S. sanctions are responsible for more than 40,000 deaths in Venezuela and that such actions are illegal under international and U.S. law -- his latest attack on the T...
23:51, 05/07/2019

President Trump Keeps Quoting a Misleading $91 Billion Figure for Puerto Rico Aid. Here Are the Facts President Donald Trump is sticking to his claim that Congress gave Puerto Rico $91 billion in aid money and that, therefore, the island should be “very happy” and stop asking for more. But his claim is misleading, asserting that the islan...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Kentucky Derby didn’t figure to have a Triple Crown threat. Now it’s lost its best story. A day after they scratched race favorite Omaha Beach, Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella and owner Rick Porter mourned their last, best chance at their first Derby win....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Ty Lue, Lakers fail to reach coaching deal; Kurt Rambis key figure in search, per reports Tyronn Lue and the Los Angeles Lakers have failed to reach a deal for him to be the next head coach, per multiple reports that emerged Wednesday.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019

Experts Claim New Mesha Stele Reading Provides Evidence Biblical King Was An Historical Figure Researchers in Israel believe that they have found evidence that a biblical king was a historic figure. They believe that a damaged inscribed tablet known as the Mesha Stele offers proof that a Moabite king was a real figure.  ...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scientific evidence....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Here’s how the Earth got so wet, according to scientists Water is essential for life on Earth and is one of our most precious natural resources. But considering how our planet formed, it is quite surprising how much water we still have. The Earth aggregated from a cloud of gas and dust – a protoplanetary d...
14:51, 05/09/2019

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists find cocaine in UK shrimp (CNN)–Researchers in the UK have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp. A study carried out by scientists from King’s College London and the University of Suffolk tested the exposur...
12:51, 05/04/2019

Scientists who pose for selfies are more trustworthy: study It’s hardly up there with the discovery of say, radium, but scientists are finding that selfies can really boost their image. “Scientists posting self-portraits (‘selfies’) to Instagram from the science lab/field were perceive...
23:34, 05/13/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
04:51, 05/16/2019

Scientists Say They've Created a Smartphone App That Can Hear Ear Infections Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Scientists Discover Nearly 200,000 Kinds of Ocean Viruses Far more viruses appear to populate the seas than was previously thought, a discovery that could help clarify viruses' role in the global carbon cycle....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Scientists create mind-controlled hearing aid Development could transform ability of hearing-impaired to cope with noisy environmentsA mind-controlled hearing aid that allows the wearer to focus on particular voices has been created by scientists, who say it could transform the ability of those ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Scientists must worry in public about the dangers of their creations The US Department of Defense is ending its contract with cold war-era advisory group JASON. That’s OK – today’s scientists need to air concerns in public, says Audra J. Wolfe...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external influences...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Scientists Say They've Cooked Up an Endlessly Recyclable Plastic Plastics aren’t recycled nearly as much as we’d like them to be, but a team from Berkeley Lab has developed a method to hopefully make that process easier. In a recently published study, these researches describe a new type of plastic that can be bro...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Scientists discover bird that came back from the dead Scientists have discovered a species of bird which was previously extinct is alive again thanks to an extremely rare process called "iterative evolution"....
20:00, 05/09/2019

What Scientists Are Saying About Army's "Yeti" Footprint Photos Yeti Images: The Army surprised the world by releasing photos late on Monday night of what it claims to be the footprints of the elusive mythical creature, Yeti. The "Abominable Snowman", as the Yeti......
21:17, 04/30/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
10:00, 05/18/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
07:34, 04/30/2019

Scientists used lasers to reproduce exotic ice that might fill Uranus Earth orbits the Sun at a distance that allows both liquid water and water ice to exist on its surface in ample amounts. We like to think we’re pretty familiar with the various forms water can take, but new research suggests that water ice on U...
18:00, 05/09/2019

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward...
19:17, 04/28/2019

| WATCH: Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart Researchers at Tel Aviv University have produced a heart using 3D printing technology and human tissue, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Science....
12:51, 05/18/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrible news for the environment, as plastic waste cont...
19:17, 05/08/2019

These Scientists Want to Redefine Alzheimer's as a 'Double-Prion' Disease Researchers this week say their work should upturn the conventional narrative of how Alzheimer’s disease happens. They argue the progression of Alzheimer’s is driven by a very specific form of two proteins that play a crucial role in the disease, and...
15:34, 05/03/2019

Climate crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists warn ‘We are in trouble if we don’t act,’ say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilationThe world’s leading scientists will warn the planet’s life-support systems are approaching a danger zone for humanity when they release the results of the ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Would you eat insect ice cream? Scientists are developing more bug-based foods Will we be eating maggot sausages and insect ice-cream in the near future? Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now mapping that subterranean humming.Read more......
22:51, 04/30/2019

Scientists call for better research on planetary internal dynamics A group of scientists have called for more researchers to explore the role a planet's interior dynamics play in producing and maintaining a habitable environment....
19:34, 05/06/2019

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction One million animal and plant species are at imminent risk of extinction due to humankind's relentless pursuit of economic growth, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the devastating impact of modern civilization on the natural world....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
00:34, 04/30/2019

Scientists solve mystery of Egyptian desert glass Scientists believe they have solved the mystery regarding the origin Egyptian desert glass, fragments of which have been found scattered across the Sahara....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Scientists Say Octopus Farms Would Be 'Unethical' and Awful for the Planet I still remember the first time I tasted octopus. After an exhausting day reporting the troubles in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria, Gizmodo video producer Raúl Marrero and I headed to a seaside restaurant where I tried ensalada de pulpo as an appet...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Scientists testing gas that kills 99.9% of deadly airborne germs Coming down with a cold is a major pain and sometimes it’s impossible to know when or where you even got it. That’s the nature of airborne sickness and the common cold is just one of many that make life difficult for individuals unlucky enough to bec...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists say they’re closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists found a tree in North Carolina that’s a jaw-dropping 2,624 years old Humans have a habit of shortening the lifespan of trees. We just love to cut them down, and we do so with startling efficiency, damaging or wiping out forests that have been around for centuries and some for much, much longer. The United States is no...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Scientists warn of grave impacts from loss of natural world The accelerating loss of plant and animal species will have grave consequences for people worldwide, scientists warned on Monday in the largest comprehensive study into the impact of modern civilization on nature....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Protect solar system from mining 'gold rush', say scientists Proposal calls for wilderness protection as startup space miners look to the starsGreat swathes of the solar system should be preserved as official “space wilderness” to protect planets, moons and other heavenly bodies from rampant mining and other f...
21:17, 05/12/2019

Scientists create bizarre form of hot ‘superionic ice’ using powerful lasers Hot ice that can remain frozen at thousands of degrees of heat has been created by scientists. One of the most powerful lasers on the planet was used to make the bizarre creation, which could teach us more about the structure of giant ice planets lik...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer....
22:00, 05/04/2019

Scientists Recreate Hallmark Quantum Physics Experiment Using Antimatter Scientists recreated one of the most important experiments in the history of physics—but this time, they used antimatter instead of regular matter.Read more......
03:51, 05/10/2019

Saturn’s moon Titan has a massive strip of water ice, and scientists don’t know why Like many of the larger bodies in our solar system, Saturn’s massive moon Titan has long been of interest to astronomers due to its unique surface features. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which studied Saturn for over 13 years, spent a great ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
10:00, 05/15/2019

Scientists model DNA gene with first billion-atom biomolecular simulation Scientists have for the first time created a billion-atom biomolecular simulation. Researchers designed the computer model to simulate a single DNA gene....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Scientists have created a new space blanket inspired by squid skin Scientists developed a new kind of space blanket that was inspired by the skin of sea creatures like squid and cuttlefish.        ...
22:17, 04/29/2019

Scientists on a sailboat just found nearly 200,000 viruses hiding in Earth's oceans Scientists aboard a single sailboat have identified nearly 200,000 marine virus species, increasing the number of known marine viruses from the 15,000 documented in previous surveys....
13:34, 04/29/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
00:17, 04/29/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to fly erratically. USC researchers have edged one step closer to the dream machine, however. They&#...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Scientists discover the moon is covered in miles-deep cracks Asteroids have been bombarding the moon for billions of years, and apparently, the impact goes much deeper than just the main crater region.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists Finally Closing in on Nessie, The Loch Ness Monster Ever since the Irish Missionary St. Columba confronted a ‘great serpent’ in the River Ness in 565 AD, Loch Ness in Scotland has been the traditional home of the famous monster by the same name. ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Scientists Identify New Type of Brain Degeneration That Mimics Alzheimer’s. Here’s What to Know (WASHINGTON) — Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither is yet curable, it’s critical to get better at telling different kinds of ...
11:51, 05/01/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Extinct species of bird came back from the dead, scientists find A previously extinct species of bird returned from the dead, reclaiming the island it previously lived on and re-evolving itself back into existence, scientists have said....
16:51, 05/15/2019

Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs (NEW YORK) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. The brains could not think or sense anything, ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Epic says its Game Store is not spying on you Enlarge / Despite what you may have read, Epic says this is not spyware. This week, certain corners of the gaming Internet have been abuzz with a bit of self-described "amateur analysis" suggesting some "pretty sketchy," spyware-like activity on t...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Apple Watch may soon get an on-device App Store It's no secret that Apple has plenty of software updates in store for WWDC, but the biggest improvements may come to one of its smallest devices -- namely, the Apple Watch. Bloomberg sources claim to know many of the software introductions plan...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Apple: The App Store isn't a monopoly 'by any metric' This morning, the Supreme Court decided to allow iPhone owners to proceed with a lawsuit against Apple. The plaintiffs claim that Apple has a monopoly through the App Store. Apple tried to argue that developers are the ones who pay Apple's commi...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Scientists are testing new plasma tech that can kill 99.9% of deadly airborne germs Coming down with a cold is a major pain, and sometimes it’s impossible to know when or where you even got it. That’s the nature of airborne sickness, and the common cold is just one of many that make life difficult for individuals unlucky...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists Created a Display With Pixels a Million Times Smaller Than Those on a Smartphone Smartphone makers might soon not have much to brag about when it comes to the number of pixels they can fit on a pocket-sized screen. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have come up with a way to create pixels that are a million times smaller...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
13:34, 05/08/2019

Asteroid impact exercise offers practice for NASA, ESA scientists and engineers This week, scientists and engineers from NASA and the European Space Agency, as well as other federal officials and policy makers, are participating in a hypothetical asteroid impact scenario....
09:00, 05/02/2019

The trees told us: Scientists see fingerprint of warming climate on droughts from 1900 The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
02:17, 05/02/2019

Scientists liken Anglo-Saxon burial site to King Tut’s tomb SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, England (AP) — Archaeologists say an underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers may be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial in Britain. The chamber was uncovered between a road and a railway line in the vi...
18:51, 05/09/2019

Cambridge scientists create world’s first living organism with fully redesigned DNA Researchers create altered synthetic genome, in move with potential medical benefitsScientists have created the world’s first living organism that has a fully synthetic and radically altered DNA code.The lab-made microbe, a strain of bacteria that is...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Chinese Astronomers Saw an Exploding Star 2,000 Years Ago. Scientists May Have Just Found the Remains Scientists think that they’ve stumbled upon the remains of a stellar explosion first observed by Chinese astronomers over 2,000 years ago, according to a new paper.Read more......
22:51, 04/30/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Wary of Chinese Espionage, Houston Cancer Center Chose to Fire 3 Scientists The director of the National Institutes of Health said that 55 similar investigations into possible foreign exploitation of American research are happening nationwide....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the outbreak in Brooklyn....
03:51, 05/11/2019

Scientists developed a light-activated bio-glue that can seal a heart wound in seconds Reuters / Luisa Gonzalez A new "bio-glue" developed by Chinese researchers could one day be used to stop emergency bleeding. The glue, which is activated by UV light, could stop hearts and arteries from bleeding in less than a minute. The bio-glue...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Oops! Scientists accidentally create new material that makes batteries charge much faster Some of the most famous scientific discoveries happened by accident. From Teflon and the microwave oven to penicillin, scientists trying to solve a problem sometimes find unexpected things. This is exactly how we created phosphorene nanoribbons – a m...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid were headed straight for Earth. The idea was to see if mankind could find a way to prevent a deadly i...
03:51, 05/07/2019

Indian Scientists Test Effectiveness Of Zinc Oxide Supplements In Preventing NAFLD A new research study by scientists at Indian Institute of Technology Mandi (IIT Mandi) has indicated that zinc oxide supplements may be beneficial against fatty liver disease....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Scientists Locate Neutron Star Collision That Could Have Created Our Solar System's Plutonium In 2017, observatories around the world observed a high-energy collision between a pair of dense objects, each slightly more massive than the Sun but only the size of a city. A similar collision closer to home could have been responsible for producin...
00:17, 05/02/2019

Retailers to take a hit: Trade war could cause 'widespread store closures' Another potential round of tariffs in a tit-for-tat trade war between the U.S. and China could have an unintended consequences: massive store closures....
16:34, 05/14/2019

A First Look At Michael Kors’s Charming New London Store “We wanted to achieve a sense of residential ease with a personal touch, like you’re relaxing in your own living room, or mine,” Kors tells Vogue ahead of the ribbon cutting...
12:34, 05/09/2019

All Google Play Store ratings are about to be recalculated The Google Play Store has built up an extensive catalog of app reviews and ratings ever since it was launched under the Android Market name way back in 2008. These scores are currently treated equally regardless of how old or how new they are. But so...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Apple removes its own mobile game from the App Store outside of the U.S. Back during Apple's annual meeting this month, CEO Tim Cook announced Apple's first game for the iPhone since Texas Hold'em from 2008. Called Warren Buffet's Paper Wizard, the idea of the game is to toss newspapers to homes and condos. The app is nam...
10:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. top court allows App Store antitrust suit against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
16:51, 05/13/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro listed on a store, complete with pricing The OnePlus 7 Pro is being announced tomorrow (May 14), but one store might have jumped the gun, as the phone has been listed along with a price and availability date.The store in question is JD (a Chinese website) so sadly the price is also in Chine...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Best e-commerce platform of 2019: get an online store now! The rise of the web has allowed countless businesses to reach a wider market. Not only that, it has given rise to countless new online-only businesses, fueled by the exponential rise of mobile connections.It's not surprising, then, that one anal...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Why You Can't Find Parental Control Apps in the iOS App Store iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. According to Apple, apps using MDM “incorrectly” pose serious security risk, and so the company is cr...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Orange Cream Ale-8 Hits Store Shelves WINCHESTER, Ky. (LEX 18)– After a special preview tasting last month, Ale-8-One’s new summertime flavor is hitting store shelves. The Orange Cream flavor is now available in Lexington, Winchester, Elizabethtown, Bowling Green, Owensboro, ...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Walmart to Try Thinning Store Manager Ranks Walmart is testing a new store employee structure, in some cases using fewer midlevel store managers to oversee workers while boosting pay and responsibilities for those roles....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Amazon's New York Go store is the first to accept cash Amazon's app-powered supermarket chain, Amazon Go, opens its twelfth branch today. Located on Vesey Street in New York, the store is the city's first branch of Amazon Go, which started out in Amazon's home territory of Seattle....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Could the death of UWP apps spell the end for the Microsoft Store? Microsoft’s UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps could soon be dead, according to well-known Microsoft insider Paul Thurrott, which means the future of the Microsoft Store – where the apps are purchased – could be in doubt.In an...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Amazon opens first cashier-less ‘Go’ store in New York Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it’s adding a decidedly low-tech feature: accepting cash. Its new store opening in New York City Tuesday will be the first Am...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it’s adding a decidedly low-tech feature by accepting cash. Its new store opening in New York City Tues...
09:51, 05/07/2019

The best buys from Pat McGrath’s first UK store | Sali Hughes She’s the world’s most influential makeup artist, and these are the products to get your hands onCharlotte Tilbury, Glossier, Huda, Fenty, Drunk Elephant: the most anticipated launches in modern beauty history have a 2019 inductee. This month, Pat Mc...
18:00, 05/01/2019

How to store and sync PDFs with Apple Books Find out how to store, organize, and sync PDFs across multiple iOS and macOS devices in Apple Books for easy access to frequently used documents and books....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Scientists in Chile have found a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans' presence in the Americas A team of scientists in Chile say they've found a human footprint that dates back more than 15,000 years -- the oldest one ever found in the Americas....
07:34, 04/30/2019

Scientists think they've found the ancient neutron star crash that showered our solar system in gold Two astronomers think they've pinpointed the ancient stellar collision that gave our solar system its cache of precious gold and platinum — some of it, anyway....
15:51, 05/08/2019

4 changes you'll see at CVS Pharmacy stores as 46 store closures are announced Your local CVS store might not be closing like the 46 "underperforming" locations that are shutting down. But it's likely heading for change.        ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Italy accuses US man of killing owner of fashion store VITERBO, Italy (AP) — Italian police have arrested a 22-year-old U.S. man and accused him of killing a 74-year-old Italian owner of a clothing store in Viterbo, a city near Rome. Police arrested Michael Aaron Pang on Saturday and allege that he kille...
17:00, 05/05/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. ...
23:17, 05/12/2019

U.S. Supreme Court allows App Store antitrust suit against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Dauntless arrives May 21 on Xbox One, PS4, and Epic Games Store The free-to-play monster-hunting game Dauntless got 3 million players in beta. On May 21, Phoenix Labs ships it on the PS4, Xbox One, and the PC.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Macy's wants to tell a Story with its new in-house store concept Macy's has rolled out a new Story store inside 36 locations nationwide, including Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, the Mall at Short Hills in Millburn.        ...
19:34, 04/29/2019

Goodbye, walled garden: Apple gets bitten right in the app store If we are going to bust open the castle walls with the proverbial antitrust dragon, then we will need the right tools and services in order to reduce any possible end-user carnage....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Imagine Apple's App Store with no walled garden The Supreme Court agreed to let an anti-trust consumer lawsuit against Apple go forward. The complaint: Apple's walled garden stifled competition.        ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Publishers Pull Their Games From Epic's Store During Its Big Sale Earlier today, Epic once again took a page from Steam’s book and announced a “mega sale” that includes both percentage discounts and an additional $10 off every game priced $14.99 or higher on the Epic Games Store. It seemed to be smooth sailing for ...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Get Amazon's Store Brand Snacks and Ingredients Delivered For 20% Off Amazon has its own food brands now, which is...strange. But such is the world that we live in, and you can get some delivered for 20% off....
16:51, 05/10/2019

You won't need to use the Microsoft Store to install Windows 10 apps in the future The Microsoft Store, which was once the only way to install UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps, hasn’t been the success that Microsoft hoped it would be, and it’s now confirmed that soon you may not need to use the Store to get UWP a...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Walmart's Mexico same-store sales rise 6.1 pct in April Walmart de Mexico said on Tuesday that sales at stores open more than a year in Mexico rose 6.1 percent in April compared to the same month last year....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Google is overhauling the Play Store's app rating system Android app and game developers, and the billions of Google Play Store customers around the world, will soon see changes made to the way apps on the platform are scored.Speaking at the Google IO 2019 developer conference this week, the Google Play te...
04:17, 05/09/2019

$2.5 trillion 'Holy Grail' found? Breakthrough discovery could lead to 100 percent recyclable plastics, scientists say Plastic pollution in the world's oceans may have a $2.5 trillion impact, negatively impacting  "almost all marine ecosystem services," including areas such as fisheries, recreation and heritage. But a breakthrough from scientists at Berkeley Lab coul...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Dead dolphin calf's stomach held plastic bags and balloon, scientists discover A dolphin calf found stranded on Fort Myers Beach had a belly full of garbage, scientists found during post-mortem exam.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Mall owners know they are too reliant on the dying department store chains Even with Sears and Bon-Ton filing for bankruptcy protection this year, and shutting hundreds of locations, department stores still account for more than 350 million square feet of mall space across the United States....
20:51, 05/01/2019

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been caught sharing data they collect with the Chinese government, we’ve just learned that Google is...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Hackers access data from more than 460,000 accounts at Uniqlo's online store Fast Retailing, the company behind the Uniqlo chain of apparel stores, announced Monday that the data of more than 460,000 customers on its online shopping sites were accessed by hackers from April 23 to May 10....
07:51, 05/14/2019

Google is using the Play Store to speed up Android security updates Google is planning to push out some security updates directly through its Play Store, a feature that will be part of Android Q. As The Verge reports, Google is calling this "Project Mainline," with the goal being to deliver important updates to your....
00:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. Supreme Court greenlights Apple App Store monopoly lawsuit A lawsuit accusing Apple of antitrust violations for controlling all apps on its devices - and taking 30% of the price - may proceed, said the Court.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Keeneland Holds Ribbon Cutting For New City Center Store LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On Tuesday, there was a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Keeneland Mercantile in the new City Center, formerly known as CentrePointe. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton was there, as well as Keeneland Vice Presi...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly case The ruling will allow iPhone users to pursue an antitrust lawsuit against the company, which could lead to a decision that forces Apple to change its App Store purchase model and policies....
19:51, 05/13/2019

Teen hostage-taker detained after store standoff in France PARIS (AP) — A teenager who held four women hostage for hours in a convenience store in the south of France was detained after an hourslong standoff. Police said the 17-year-old was detained just before midnight without incident, hours after he freed...
13:00, 05/08/2019

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

Target Seeking To Hire 70 Employees for New Small-Format Store LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A new Target store will soon bring 70 jobs to the area. The new location at South Upper will celebrate the grand opening of its Lexington small-format store this summer and is now beginning to hire 70 team members. Int...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Chasing Amazon: The store of the future is already here as retailers up their tech game From holograms that greet shoppers at the door, to a robot that alerts when inventory is low, technology has become retailers primary battleground        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Apple defends its removal of habit-breaking apps from the App Store With the growing ubiquity of smartphones in everyday life, it’s unsurprising that users are forming bad habits and even addictions with their devices that ultimately affect their mental wellbeing. In response, there have been a number of ...
06:34, 04/29/2019

Lithia acquires high-volume Honda store in New Jersey Hamilton Honda, once a top 10 U.S. store for the brand, was sold by a dealership group sued last year amid allegations that the group defaulted on millions of dollars in floorplan loans....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Apple looks to open its first store in one of the world's biggest smartphone markets India is a great place for certain phone manufacturers to sell their products, and for others, it is a contradiction that is hard to figure out. With approximately 1.4 billion people in the country, it is the second largest smartphone market in the w...
20:51, 05/08/2019

How retailers are using mobile AR to blend the online and in-store shopping journeys This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The mobile augmented reality (AR) market is quickly becoming pr...
16:34, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): 11 a.m. Amazon Go has opened its first cash-taking convenience store in New York as San Francisco officials prepare to vote on banning cashless sto...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Amazon's Cashless, Cashierless Store Now Accepts Cash, Has Cashiers Amazon’s passel of automated convenience stores took some well-deserved criticism for failing to serve cash-carrying customers. The company’s solution was essentially to abandon the Amazon Go concept entirely.Read more......
19:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon Go opens New York City store that accepts cash Amazon Go opened a new store in New York City that will accept cash, the 12th location in the United States and the first that doesn't require an app and credit card to make purchases....
19:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court allows App Store antitrust suit against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly suit The US Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company’s bid to escape claims that its practices violat...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Amazon Go store that accepts cash opening in New York City Amazon will accept cash at its newest Amazon Go store in New York City. The Go stores, launched last year, let shoppers buy just using the Amazon app.        ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store antitrust case The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 against Apple in a case involving its signature electronic marketplace, the App Store, allowing iPhone users to move forward with their suit against the company....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Woman found dead in parking lot of New Hampshire liquor store A woman was found dead in the parking lot of a New Hampshire liquor store, a report said. The body of Melanie Ordner, 55, was discovered by police in the driver’s side of a parked car at the State Liquor Store in the town of Hampton at around 4...
06:17, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. Supreme Court allows App Store antitrust suit against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
17:34, 05/13/2019

U.N. races to process rotting Yemeni grain after reaching Hodeidah store The United Nations regained access to donated grain stored in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah on Sunday, and began the task of salvaging food that could stave off starvation for millions of citizens before it rots....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Apple Store inside DC's historic Carnegie Library opens May 11th Two years after Apple announced plans to turn Washington, DC's Carnegie Library into a retail store, the company will open the doors to its latest flagship on May 11th. This comes after years of planning and months of restoration and renovation....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Supreme Court says iPhone users can sue Apple for excessive prices on its App Store The Supreme Court opened the door for iPhone users to sue Apple over excessive prices on its exclusive App Store.        ...
16:34, 05/13/2019

Epic’s store continues to absorb PC gaming exclusives large and small Enlarge / Breakpoint is the first Ubsioft game in recent memory to never be made available on Steam. Gamers hoping to stick with Steam and avoid Epic's major effort to compete in PC game distribution will have to ignore two more major upcoming PC ...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Report: Screen-Time App Developers Say Apple Is Systematically Kicking Them Off App Store Apple has removed or imposed restrictions on at least 11 out of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental control apps on the App Store, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as it implemented its own screen-time tracker in iOS—a move that h...
22:51, 04/28/2019

A new Google Play Store feature could save storage on your Android phone If you like to download and try out more apps and games on your Android phone than you actually end up using, you might find the handset quickly filling up with icons you never click – but it looks like Google is rolling out a solution.As spot...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Upstart Epic PC Store Launches Its First Steam-Style Mega Sale Epic Games’ store has announced its own take on the Steam Summer Sale—the latest spoonful of Steam’s game-selling pie that Epic has shoveled directly into its mouth. The move comes over a month before Steam typically offers its famous Summer Sale....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Macy's Same-Store Sales Rise, Affirms Full-Year Outlook Macy’s posted stronger-than-expected growth in a key sales metric in the latest period as the retailer said it benefited from more customers making purchases through digital channels....
19:34, 05/15/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store, according to a University ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

McDonald's U.S. same-store sales beat on popular bacon-loaded menu McDonald's Corp reported a better-than-expected rise in sales at established U.S. restaurants on Tuesday, as the world's largest burger chain benefited from price increases and launch of donut sticks and an add-bacon option on burgers....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Randy Savage lookalike breaks into East Village T-Mobile store A man bearing a resemblance to late wrestling pro “Macho Man” Randy Savage broke into an East Village T-Mobile store and tried to get his mitts on some cash, cops said Saturday. Wearing white-rimmed sunglasses and a black sweatshirt, the ...
02:51, 05/05/2019

Ikea is downsizing and moving into Manhattan with its first 'city center' store in 2019 Ikea will open its first location in Manhattan, which will also be its first smaller-format shop, this spring. Ikea's move comes as many retailers — including Target, Kohl's and Macy's — are looking to shrink their existing full-size s...
20:51, 05/01/2019

The Best Deals in the Epic Games Store's Month-Long 'Mega Sale' Epic really wants you to start buying games from its online store. The company behind Fortnite (and the widely used Unreal game design engine), announced that it will hold a store-wide sale on its platform, the Epic Games Store, from May 16 through J...
02:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court Rules Apple Can Be Sued for Monopolistic App Store Practices If you’re a typical iPhone user, there’s really only one place (aside from things like TestFlight) to get new apps: Apple’s App Store. For a long time, people have argued back and forth if this practice could be considered a form of monopoly, and aft...
22:17, 05/13/2019

IKEA opens central Paris store to cater for changing tastes IKEA opened its first store in the heart of Paris on Monday, its latest step in developing a new range of shops designed to meet changing customer habits....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas surrounded by loved ones. He was the father o...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action targeting other tech giants in Silicon Valley....
08:17, 05/14/2019

Here's how the Supreme Court's App Store decision could affect companies like Amazon and Google The dispute concerned whether iPhone users are entitled to bring a suit challenging Apple's alleged monopolistic behavior with its App Store, or if only app makers could do so....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Crowdfunded 'Outer Wilds' drops Steam for Epic Store exclusivity It's not surprising to see Epic snapping up exclusives for its Games Store, but now it's making moves on crowdfunded titles. Mobius Digital has revealed that its space exploration title Outer Wilds (not to be confused with The Outer Worlds...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Apple faces inevitable antitrust headache as EU launches App Store investigation Apple is facing an antitrust investigation that became predictable the moment the company announced it was getting into the music streaming business.Read More...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Pet store that allegedly sold sick, abused puppies facing lawsuit from DCA A shuttered Manhattan puppy mill that allegedly sold sick and abused dogs to unwitting customers now faces a lawsuit from the city Department of Consumer Affairs....
04:34, 05/07/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store price fixing case The Supreme Court has ruled against Apple in a long-standing case over price fixing in the App Store, in a decision that allows iPhone owners to proceed with a lawsuit against the company. The court heard arguments in the case in November, and the de...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused their cancers....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Watch: Pepsi vending machine stolen from outside store in Washington state Security cameras outside a Washington state car service store captured the moment two men stole an entire Pepsi vending machine -- despite the police station right across the street....
22:17, 05/03/2019

Macy's jumps on report it may add office tower to flagship New York City store Shares of retailer Macy's rose 2% Wednesday, following a report by Bloomberg the retailer may build an office tower on top its flagship New York store. The reports are indication that the retailer may be further evaluating ways to make money off...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Google Is Giving the Boot to a Major Play Store Developer With More Than 600 Million Installs Google has begun purging the Play Store of apps made by DO Global, a Chinese firm that makes Android apps and is partially backed by Baidu, after a BuzzFeed News report indicated it was committing massive ad fraud.Read more......
22:51, 04/28/2019

Walmart store managers average $175,000 a year. Many employees still earn below the poverty line. The retailer said that its full-time hourly workers now make about twice the federal minimum wage and that starting wages have risen more than 50 percent in the past three years....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Epic plans more exclusive Games Store announcements, storewide “Mega Sale” Enlarge (credit: Epic) If you thought Epic was done adding to the growing pile of PC games exclusively available on its own Games Store, well... I'd like to know where you got that impression. In any case, you should think again, because Epic has a...
19:00, 05/15/2019

In Setback for Apple, US Apex Court Lets App Store Antitrust Suit Proceed A divided US Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications....
10:34, 05/14/2019

Amazon Go opens for the first time in New York. And the cashier-free store will accept cash Amazon Go at Brookfield Place in New York will also start accepting cash, Amazon said, after the company faced some backlash over "discrimination" concerns....
12:51, 05/07/2019

InCountry launches with $7 million to help multinational companies store customer data locally InCountry, which touts itself as a "data-as-a-residency-service," has launched today with $7 million to help companies meet local data sovereignty needs.Read More...
19:34, 05/02/2019

In setback for Apple, U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications, a decision that could lead to billions of dollars in damages and put at risk the com...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Will Rocket League be removed from Steam? When will Psyonix game move to Epic Games Store? Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced it will be joining Epic in to publish its game on the Epic Games Store - but what does that mean for the future of the game on the Steam platform?...
19:34, 05/02/2019

After Bear Repellent Incident, Amazon Plans to Store Some Hazardous Products at Specialized Warehouses Following an episode involving discharged bear repellent at an Amazon warehouse late last year that affected dozens of onsite workers, the company plans to store similarly hazardous products in specialized facilities.Read more......
06:51, 05/19/2019

Epic Games Store sale could steal Steam’s thunder with big discounts like 45% off Metro Exodus The so-called Epic Mega Sale has just begun on Epic’s online games store, and whatever your views on this sometimes controversial retail outlet, it can’t be denied that this is indeed a pretty epic event in terms of the discounts availa...
18:17, 05/16/2019

In the grand tradition of Ubisoft games leaking early, a store listing has revealed Ghost Recon: Bre In the grand tradition of Ubisoft games leaking early, a store listing has revealed Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, the new Tom Clancy game that the publisher has been teasing recently. It’s a sequel to Wildlands, according to the leak. More tomorrow at 2:3...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Macy's shares rise 2% on report retailer may build office tower on top of flagship New York store Shares of retailer Macy's rose 2% Wednesday, following a report by Bloomberg that the retailer may build an office tower on top its flagship New York store....
02:51, 04/29/2019

Medicinal Mint Decoded: Scientists Learn Ancient Secrets of Chinese Skullcap Mint The precious chemistry of a plant used for 2000 years in traditional Chinese medicine has been unlocked in a project that raises the prospect of rapid access to a wide array of therapeutic drugs. ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

'The universe is a violent place:' Black hole collides with neutron star, scientists say Forget Game of Thrones, now we may have detected a real-life "battle" going on in outer space between a black hole and a neutron star.        ...
02:17, 05/04/2019

Apple Pay support goes live for iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud It looks like Apple has quietly added support for its mobile payments service to some of its proprieties, although the new payment method is only available in select countries. Spotted by MacRumors, Apple Pay support is now available in iTunes, App S...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Epic acquires Rocket League studio, bringing game to Epic’s store this year Enlarge / The blue car represents Psyonix leaping over Steam's... orange car? Look, it's a loose metaphor. Work with me here, people. In a surprise move today, Epic Games announced it has "signed a definitive agreement" to acquire San Diego-based ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Chipotle earnings top estimates as digital sales double, boosts same-store sales outlook Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations after doubling its digital sales during the quarter....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Realme 3 Pro to Go on Sale for First Time via Flipkart, Realme E-Store Today Realme 3 Pro is all set to go on sale in India for the first time today via Flipkart at 12pm (noon). Realme 3 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 13,999....
09:17, 04/29/2019

Two games temporarily leave Epic Games Store during first-ever sale Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" Epic's first "Mega Sale," launched yesterday, is causing some pricing and availability hiccups for a few pub...
19:17, 05/17/2019

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

Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt...
22:17, 05/14/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
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

It’s Good to Be the Sharks: Another Big Refereeing Decision Benefits San Jose On Wednesday, an apparent hand pass wasn’t called. In the last series, a goal was disallowed. In the first series, the Sharks benefited from a five-minute major....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound ($8.06 million) pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies....
17:00, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship 2019: Best way to follow Tiger Woods at Bethpage Black If you’re coming to the PGA Championship and you want to see Tiger Woods play, but don’t want to be blocked out by 10 to 15 people deep along the ropes, your best bet is to walk to the outer reaches of Bethpage Black. “If I wanted to have a great vie...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Shark Vacuums, Grooming Essentials, PUMA, and More Shark vacuum freebies, a grooming essentials gold box, and a PUMA spring-to-summer sale lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
17:17, 05/16/2019

Tame Impala Makes Music for Loners. But Now Kevin Parker Plays the World’s Biggest Stages. The musician’s 2015 album, “Currents,” catapulted him to the top of the festival circuit and into the studio with megastars. He’s still fiddling with its follow-up....
17:17, 05/16/2019

Bed Bugs Have Been Creeping Around and Sucking Blood Since the Age of Dinosaurs While bed bugs have been tormenting humanity for millennia, it’s long been assumed their evolutionary journey as parasites first began tens of millions of years ago, when they fed on bats. But an international team of scientists has found evidence su...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, contributing to a nationwide epidemic....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Elderly woman killed in public housing apartment fire An elderly woman in her 70s died Thursday morning when a fire broke out in her New York City Housing Authority apartment in Queens, officials said. The one-alarm blaze started around 8:14 a.m. in the woman’s 10th-floor apartment at the Beach 41...
18:00, 05/16/2019

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada....
18:17, 05/16/2019

TVS Motor Company Announces Service Support For Customers Affected By Cyclone Fani Hosur-based two-wheeler giant, TVS Motor Company has announced it will be extending support for customers affected by Cyclon Fani in the state of Odisha. The manufacturer has activated Road Side......
18:34, 05/16/2019

New Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster considered News 16 May, 2019 A Hennessey Venom F5 roadster is currently under consideration as the firm starts building the first Venom F5 prototype...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Congress clamors for more intel on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said Thursday, amid broad bipartisan demands for more information on the president’s approach.T...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
19:00, 05/16/2019

io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 20 io9 VFX Artists Explain What It Would Actually Take to Redo Sonic the Hedgehog | Jalopnik How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving | Lifehacker Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congres...
19:00, 05/16/2019

| Sharks hooker backs Pollard's French sojourn After spending several years in France, Sharks hooker Craig Burden says Handre Pollard's decision to join Montpellier is an experience he will never regret....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Accessibility needs to be at the forefront of tech — here’s why In March 2019 IKEA was praised for partnering with nonprofits to develop accessories that make its products more accessible for people with impairments. It’s a novel step forward but I can’t shake the feeling we need to reframe the conversation on ac...
19:34, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-Facebook says removes 265 "fake accounts" linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behaviour" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Trade Up For A 'Better' Girlfriend? Hello all you orgasm manatees of damnation, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you navigate the lootboxes of love....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Tiger Woods all over the place in wild PGA Championship first round Step off the edge and let the roller-coaster ride begin. So it went for a rusty-looking Tiger Woods as his PGA Championship opened with a wild 2-over 72 on Thursday at Bethpage Black, finishing nine shots back of his playing partner, early leader Bro...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Diners mistakenly served nearly $6,000 bottle of rare French wine The mixup happened Wednesday night when a couple ordered a $300 red but was served an almost $6,000 bottle of the same vintage, the restaurant said.        ...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Deputy tried to arrest black man after mistaking him for fugitive: video A Houston deputy tried to arrest a black man playing with his kids outside his own home — because he apparently mistook him for a fugitive with a similar hairstyle wanted in Louisiana, viral video shows. A 5-minute video on Facebook posted on May 8 b...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for p...
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

Italy's Matteo Salvini investigated over use of police aircraft Newspaper claims deputy PM used state-funded transport to get him to League ralliesAn Italian prosecutor has opened an investigation into whether the interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has squandered public money by travelling around the country in p...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to play its first 40 of 43 games on the road....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Boban Marjanovic, Who Was Very Pumped To Be In John Wick 3, Kicked A Stuntman Very Far Over at the Wall Street Journal, Ben Cohen has an extremely enjoyable breakdown of Boban Marjanovic’s star turn in John Wick 3. At 7-foot-3 and 290 pounds, Boban, then with the Clippers, was handpicked to play a large assassin in a library fight scen...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Owner of tiger found in abandoned Houston house charged HOUSTON (AP) — The ex-owner of a tiger rescued from a filthy cage in an abandoned house in Houston has been charged with animal cruelty. Houston police Wednesday arrested 24-year-old Brittany Garza on the misdemeanor count involving a non-livestock a...
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

Small plane crashes near Dubai’s busy airport, killing 2 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai says a small plane has crashed near the busy Dubai International Airport, killing at least two people. The government’s Dubai Media Office tweeted that the plane had at least four people on board. It sai...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Daily on Energy: Industry to broach the topic of carbon pricing with Congress SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Climate-focused Democratic candidate Jay Inslee proposes $9T clean energy jobs and infrastructure plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a clean energy plan Thursday that he says would create 8 million jobs in a decade while transitioning the economy away from fossil fuels to combat climate change....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Forget the All-Stars, here’s what the Overwatch League’s 2019 dream team looks like As the OWL preps for its second All-Star Game Thursday, three league analysts weigh in on what their best-possible rosters would look like, plus their favorites and disappointments from the first half of the season....
20:34, 05/16/2019

The National takes a deep breath on the revelatory I Am Easy To Find “I can’t slow down and I can’t stand it.” A tidy summation of I Am Easy To Find, that, but also an encapsulation of our hyper, oversaturated thoughts. Tweets. News. Content. Comments. Posts. Bots. Tweets. We are consumed, swept in the current. Matt B...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Keanu Reeves makes a welcome cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe trailer The best friends-who-fall-in-love rom-com theme goes back even farther than 1989’s When Harry Met Sally (for example, 1982’s Best Friends). But the premise is about to get a welcome upgrade in the cleverly titled Netflix production Always Be My Maybe...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Zarco accepts KTM boss's criticism of "unacceptable" MotoGP form Johann Zarco says he accepts KTM MotoGP boss Stefan Pierer's criticism of him following the Spanish Grand Prix earlier this month, admitting he "lost some control" at Jerez...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
21:00, 05/16/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Businesses need to do more to protect data, UK says In today's increasingly connected world, keeping our digital footprint private is growing more important and more challenging according to new research from Kaspersky Lab.The cybersecurity company surveyed 2,000 adults in the UK to discover that...
21:17, 05/16/2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a ridiculously fun ride down memory lane Crash Team Racing first sped onto the PlayStation in 1999, giving Crash Bandicoot fans the chance to experience the zaniness of Naughty Dog’s characters on the racetrack. Now 20 years later, and following the success of the Crash Bandicoot N.S...
21:17, 05/16/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning says she will not comply with new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning said on Thursday she will not comply with a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks and will ask a federal court to quash it....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Chip Makers Get Caught in Huawei Crossfire The ban on selling to the Chinese communications giant raises the prospect of further export controls that would be damaging for semiconductor industry....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work....
21:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Europe must maintain own course after U.S. blacklisting of Huawei - Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the powerful BDI industry association distanced themselves on Thursday from the U.S. government's decision to put Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies on a blacklist....
21:34, 05/16/2019

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

Trump headed to Manhattan for ritzy fundraiser President Trump will make a rare visit to his luxe Trump Tower pad Thursday after attending a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. The president was expected to arrive at the Wall Street landing zone about 6...
21:34, 05/16/2019

Trump proposes new U.S. immigration plan favoring skills over family ties U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Nine killed in gun battles in Indian-controlled Kashmir Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and nine people were killed, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Rangers’ draft target Kaapo Kakko scores another ridiculous goal at IIHF Worlds When it comes to the 2019 NHL Draft, there’s really only one certainty as to what will happen on June 21 in Vancouver: the top two picks will be Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. While it is expected the New Jersey Devils take Hughes at No. 1, leavi...
22:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
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

Vita Coco is getting downright pissy with internet trolls Don’t piss off Vita Coco… The coconut water brand will apparently go to any lengths to get people to try its new product — even if it means sending a jar of one of its employee’s pee to a Twitter troll. Coconut water is a divisive flavor. Its p...
22:34, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s office tweets, deletes quote by far-right author Ayn Rand It’s “The Fountainhead” meets The Dunderhead. On the very morning Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his presidential bid, his office tweeted a quote from the late conservative author and philosopher Ayn Rand — then promptly removed the posting. “’...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Switzerland Loves Guns. The E.U. Wants Reforms. Voters Will Decide The hills of Switzerland will soon be alive with the sound of gunfire. The country’s largest annual shooting competition, the Feldschiessen, held between May 24 and 26, attracts an estimated 130,000 sharpshooters of all ages from all over Switz...
22:51, 05/16/2019

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She...
22:51, 05/16/2019

What Even Happened to the Mountain? What the Real History of Necromancy Tells Us About That Game of Thrones Fight Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones With just one episode of Game of Thrones left to go, the show has finally delivered on the long-awaited “Cleganebowl,” between Sandor “The Hound” Clegane and Gregor &ldq...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
23:34, 05/16/2019

The CIA Has a Flying Knife Missile That Is as Awful as It Sounds The U.S. government has a new, unusual tool in its toolbox of death: a missile designed to kill people not with high explosives but with large, sword-like blades that kill by literally slicing them to pieces. The weapon, nicknamed “The Flying Ginsu” ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

I Need a Replacement For My Honda Element and it Can't Be Boring! What Car Should I Buy? George and his wife have a ten-year-old Honda Element that they love, but it’s time to move on to something newer. They have a healthy budget for a nice AWD/4WD vehicle, but she is adamant that it can’t be the “typical crossover” or have a boring col...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruptio...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Death Row Convict Was 12-Years-Old When Crime Committed, Top Court Told A death row convict in jail for 24 years for killing seven people, including two kids, should not have been given death penalty as he was a 12-year-old at the time of the crime, according to a report......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
00:17, 05/17/2019

Tiger Woods has up-and-down day at PGA Championship, shooting 2-over 72 Tiger Woods, a four-time PGA Championship winner, was up-and-down all day Thursday at Bethpage Black, shooting a 2-over 72.        ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

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

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered lig...
00:34, 05/17/2019

Tesla's Autopilot Was Engaged in Fatal Florida Crash, Investigators Find Tesla’s driver-assistance feature was active and the driver’s hands weren’t detected on the wheel during a fatal crash in March, U.S. safety investigators said, a finding that could amp up scrutiny of the car maker’s Autopilot system....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft and are teaming up to work on cloud and game-streaming technologies, an unusual partnership between two longtime videogame rivals facing new threats from some of tech’s biggest names....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Nvidia's Profit Plunges, But Gaming Revenue Shows Signs of Revival Nvidia’s profit fell 68% in the latest period, but the decline wasn’t as steep as Wall Street had expected, and the company said its gaming graphics business returned to growth....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Juice Wrld on losing ‘Lucid Dreams’ money: ‘I really don’t give no f–k’ If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85% of the royalties for “Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single “Shape of My Heart” — think again. To Juice, that lilting guitar l...
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

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

Sega adds rare 'Mega Man' and more to Genesis Mini lineup When the SEGA Genesis Mini arrives in September, it's set to come with 40 games. We already knew 20 of the titles, and today, SEGA revealed another 10....
01:17, 05/17/2019

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

Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling 'Rocketman' premiere Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Saint West Shows Uncle Rob Kardashian Some Love: See All of His Sweetest Moments Kim Kardashian shared an adorable moment with her eldest son, Saint West. On Wednesday night, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to her Instagram Story to post a video of Saint......
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

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
01:51, 05/17/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

NYPD used facial recognition and pics of Woody Harrelson to arrest a man The NYPD used photos of Woody Harrelson and facial recognition to try to find a crime suspect. Altered photos and forensic sketches have also been used.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Verizon releases Galaxy S10 5G with 20 cities of hype for only 2 cities Fewer than 1% of U.S. residents will be able to use the Galaxy S10 5G's signature feature as it launches on Verizon's network. But the marketing continues.Read More...
01:51, 05/17/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Celebrate Beautiful Microcosms With the Miniworlds Subreddit Each subforum on Reddit is a microcosm. Unlike the chaos of a Twitter or Facebook feed, a subreddit sticks to one format or topic. It has its own rules, customs, and in-jokes. And on r/Miniworlds, every post is a microcosm too. Each r/Miniworlds post...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Raise a Problem-Solving Kid by Talking Less and Questioning More The hardest parenting lesson I had to learn was to stop telling my kids what to do. It was much easier for me to bark out orders than to let them figure things out on their own. Doing so took time and patience, neither of which I had in abundant sup...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST [Update: Over] It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it is. After all, that weird pain in your arm could be a sign you’re hurtling toward a swift demise, ri...
02:00, 05/17/2019

The Top 10 Ways to Deal with a Slow Internet Connection What’s more annoying than having a great wifi or Ethernet connection, but slow internet speeds? Nothing. Nothing is more annoying than that. When it happens to you—and it will, especially if you jump onto wifi access points at your favorite local bus...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say no injuries reported as F-16 fighter jet crashes into building near California air base....
02:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A federal judge has ordered portions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be unredacted and made public in the crim...
02:17, 05/17/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Lincoln Co. Parents Concerned About New Learning Platform LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some parents in Lincoln Co. are pushing back against a new program being implemented in the local middle school. It’s called “Summit Learning,”  an online-based program that’s backed by Fac...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Kaapo Kakko Looks Like A Beautiful, Unstoppable Monster The projected second pick in the upcoming NHL Draft has been nothing short of dazzling for his native Finland during the ongoing IIHF World Championships in Slovakia. Kaapo Kakko, the 18-year-old winger who broke the Finnish league’s record for most ...
02:51, 05/17/2019

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

Fred's closing 104 more stores in summer, see the list Fred's is closing 104 more stores, which represent 18% of the company. Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia and Tennessee losing the most locations.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after death of guest who failed a lie-detector test British broadcaster ITV canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

'Don't': Dell Curry says he told Warriors not to draft son Steph Imagine where the Golden State Warriors would be if they never drafted Stephen Curry with the seventh overall pick in 2009.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

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

Zion Williamson hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke, says stepfather Zion Williamson's stepfather says that the likely No. 1 overall NBA draft pick hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke for another season.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter jet crashes near March Air Reserve Base in California; pilot safely ejects There was no immediate word on the cause of the crash. Witnesses reported seeing the jet shutter and roll moments before it plummeted to the ground.        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

3 people charged in slaying of pregnant woman Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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

A Newly Discovered Mutation May Explain Why Some Dogs Can't Breathe Well As wonderfully cute as dog breeds like the French Bulldog look (for some people at least), it’s long been thought that these dogs’ distinctively compact skulls also make them very vulnerable to severe health and breathing issues. But new research out...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Miller: Espargaro told me I deserved crash after Jerez MotoGP clash Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller has revealed Aleix Espargaro confronted him after their collision in the Spanish Grand Prix, saying the Spaniard told him he deserved to crash...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
04:17, 05/17/2019

Donald Trump Wants His Border Barrier To Be Painted Black With Spikes The barrier that President Donald Trump wants to build along the Mexico border will be a steel bollard fence, not a concrete wall as he long promised, and the president is fine with that. He has a few......
04:34, 05/17/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blazers Kevin Durant's strained right calf was re-evaluated before Game 2 and "has shown good progress," but he is still not ready to return to the court.        ...
04:51, 05/17/2019

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

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

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
05:00, 05/17/2019

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

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

I can’t believe this Taco Bell hotel and resort is a real thing The newest creation that Taco Bell has cooked up is something the fast food chain is describing, with great fanfare in an official announcement today, as a “tacoasis.” No, it’s not some new menu item that’s going to clog your ...
05:51, 05/17/2019

Toni Duggan determined to help Barcelona win on the biggest stage The former Manchester City forward is ready to face favourites Lyon and two England teammates in the Champions League finalWhen Toni Duggan swapped Manchester City for Barcelona the news transcended women’s football. As the first English player to jo...
05:51, 05/17/2019

ASPCA launches investigation after 20 dogs die in its care The ASPCA is investigating its safety protocols after 20 dogs died while the nonprofit was transporting them from a site in Mississippi to one in Wisconsin, a spokesperson said. It’s not clear where along the trip the dogs died on Wednesday, the ASPC...
06:34, 05/17/2019

US secretly sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia A heated 2017 exchange between President Trump and the former Australian prime minister has been revealed as a secret deal to send two Rwandans who confessed to slaughtering Americans to live the rest of their lives as free men Down Under. In the now...
06:34, 05/17/2019

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

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Huawei's HiSilicon says it has long been preparing for U.S. ban scenario Huawei Technologies' chip arm HiSilicon said on Friday it has long been prepared for the "extreme scenario" that it could be banned from purchasing U.S. chips and technology, and is able to ensure steady supply of most products....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in....
07:17, 05/17/2019

The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (May 2019) UPDATE: Big W's eBay store has a fantastic Xbox One X bundle that offers the 1TB console in black alongside two games in Mortal Kombat 11 and Crackdown 3 for only $509 (using a coupon code). Details below. At E3 2017, Microsoft officially unvei...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Big Sleepy Boy Mike Francesa Conks Out On The Air Yet Again My friends, it has happened again. For at least the third time, reluctant sports grouch Mike Francesa dozed off on the air. There are two ways you can be sure this is Francesa conking out: first, look at him, the microphone pushes his glasses an inch...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6 Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6        ...
08:17, 05/17/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists warned that his election to the Senate could insulate him from legal action....
09:17, 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

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — 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. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as church o...
09:34, 05/17/2019

First results from New Horizons’ time in the Kuiper Belt Enlarge / When Ultima met Thule. A view of the two-lobed body, showing the bright neck and the large Maryland crater. (credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University APL/Southwest Research Institute.) For many at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory...
09:51, 05/17/2019

Netflix Announces Talk Show Special With Shah Rukh Khan, David Letterman Netflix has confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan and David Letterman sat down for a taped chat on Thursday in New York, which would be "presented as a stand-alone special" and not part of My Next Guest......
09:51, 05/17/2019

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Brexit disarray returns: talks about to fail as May's premiership fades Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday as last-ditch cross-party talks teetered on the brink of failure in the twilight of Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership....
09:51, 05/17/2019

YouTube's Defunctland chronicles the creation and evolution of The Muppet Show Few pop culture success stories have been analyzed as thoroughly as that of Jim Henson and The Muppet Show, tracking a long, frequently unbelievable path from early stage shows, to talk show favorites, to mainstream success. (With a brief stop for “W...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Pound falls below $1.28 as collapse of Brexit talks looms – business live Theresa May on brink as she struggles to reach deal with Labour and agrees to set her own departure timetable 9.02am BST Staffline has had a tough few months. Shares in the company, which supplies major supermarkets including Marks & Spencer and Tesc...
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

N4T Investigators: Tainted justice? TUCSON – Dozens of Pima County court cases may have been tainted because of a mistake by the county attorney’s office, according to the county’s chief public defender. “It’s a huge deal and all I need to prove that is put yourself in one ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, near...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews will shift traffic on Thursday from the east side of Ho...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Are Surfer Cafes and Green Markets What a Working-Class Beach Neighborhood Needs? Sleepy Arverne is attracting entrepreneurs from its neighbor to the west, Rockaway Beach. As gentrification there continues, the community adjusts to the spotlight....
11:34, 05/17/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
11:51, 05/17/2019

Thieves mug 90-year-old man inside Harlem building A pair of thieves robbed a 90-year-old man of his wallet and cash in his Harlem apartment building, police said Thursday. The suspects approached the senior citizen in the elevator of the building near East 124th Street and Madison Avenue at about 5 ...
11:51, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris Invokes Indian Heritage In Reply To Trump Immigration Plan Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin Senator castigated President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan saying it was "short-sighted" and invoked her unique background as a Democratic......
12:00, 05/17/2019

Trump's 'merit-based' immigration reform plan 'makes sense' for America, Laura Ingraham says President Trump's new immigration reform plan, including its shift toward a "merit-based" system is the right way to "tackle the big issue" before America....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Tom Petty’s daughters sue his widow for estate control, damages A new lawsuit, filed in a Los Angeles County court on Wednesday, accuses the singer's widow of breaching fiduciary duty and committing unjust enrichment....
12:17, 05/17/2019

Turkish lira slightly weaker after U.S. trade moves The Turkish lira weakened slightly on Friday as investors weighed up a U.S. decision to end Turkey's preferential trade treatment that allowed some exports to enter the United States duty free, while halving tariffs on Turkish steel imports....
12:34, 05/17/2019

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

IM Pei: an audacious daredevil who built the impossible From his provocative Louvre pyramid to his inverted wedge for Dallas, the Chinese-American architect was too modern for his time – but his angular marvels look perfect nowSo bold were IM Pei’s designs, they were often regarded as wilfully controversi...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Turkey set to pass economic legislation before Istanbul vote: Hurriyet Turkey's government aims to pass an economic legislation package ahead of next month's renewed Istanbul mayoral election, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday, including the transfer of the central bank's legal reserves to the Treasury....
12:51, 05/17/2019

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

Update to Gboard makes it more visually appealing Google is pushing out an update to the Gboard virtual keyboard app for Android users. This includes support for Emoji 12.0, but only for those whose phones are running on Android Q. Some of the new emoji available includes an Otter, a service dog, a ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

A wonderful week of adventures in captivating Cuba “Why Cuba?” more than one friend asked when we told them about the trip we were planning. Why, indeed. Americans of my generation (I’m now 70) grew up on black-and-white TV images of a fierce Fidel, an angry Nikita Khrushchev threatening to bea...
13:17, 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

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

On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born He was born on 17 May 1956, he was perfectly proportioned, graceful, quick and ruthless, Sugar Ray Leonard had it all, writes our former editor Claude Abrams The post On This Day: The great Sugar Ray Leonard was born appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration A group of lawmakers has quit Ukraine's ruling coalition allied with the outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. This could pose an obstacle to incoming leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his efforts to call for new elections....
15:34, 05/17/2019

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

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
15:34, 05/17/2019

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

DJ Khaled Drops Father of Asahd Album Featuring Nipsey Hussle, Beyoncé and More For his latest album, DJ Khaled drew inspiration from who he calls his "biggest blessing": His 2-year-old son. Father of Asahd, his 11th major studio record, was released on......
15:34, 05/17/2019

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

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to buy supercomputer maker Cray in $1.30 billion deal Supercomputer manufacturer Cray Inc said on Friday it would be bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co in a deal valued at about $1.30 billion, net of cash....
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

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

World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sanjay Manjrekar Among Panel Of Commentators World Cup 2019 commentary lineup also includes the likes of Nasser Hussain, Ian Bishop, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Atherton, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith and Wasim Akram....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Galaxy S10 5G speed tests show Verizon’s 5G network is getting faster and faster The Galaxy S10 5G smartphone is now available from Verizon, which means you’ll soon be able to test out the carrier’s 5G network assuming you reside in one of the first Verizon 5G markets. We’ve already seen early tests performed on...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Eurovision: the ones to watch in grand final of 2019 song contest The must-see moments of the show, which will be broadcast from Tel Aviv on SaturdayThe Eurovision song contest is upon us once again, but with the grand final scheduled for three hours and 40 minutes non-stop, it’s not for the faint-hearted. To help ...
16:34, 05/17/2019

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

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
17:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
17:00, 05/17/2019

2019 Preakness Stakes odds, field, complete betting guide An inside look at how the 144th running of the Preakness Stakes will shape up: 1. War of Will (4-1) Trainer: Mark Casse Jockey: Tyler Gaffalione Current Form: Looked like a winner turning for home in the Derby but lost all chance when Maximum Securit...
17:17, 05/17/2019

BJP Spokesperson Calls Mahatma Gandhi "Father Of Pakistan", Suspended The BJP on Friday suspended party spokesperson from Madhya Pradesh Anil Soumitra from its primary membership for calling Mahatma Gandhi the "father of the nation of Pakistan"....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Varanasi Voters Being Lured, Threatened To Ensure PM's Victory: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's men were bribing and threatening voters in Varanasi and questioned why the Election Commission is not......
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Excellent Press Conference": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Modi's Briefing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not taking any questions at his first press conference in since taking office five years ago. "Congratulations Modi......
17:17, 05/17/2019

"Will Never Forgive Pragya Thakur For Insulting Bapu": PM On Godse Remark In the huge controversy over comments by BJP leaders glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, including by Pragya Singh Thakur who called him a "deshbhakt (patriot)", Prime Minister......
17:17, 05/17/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
17:17, 05/17/2019

William Barr leans in on his deep-state conspiracy theory The attorney general says the answers he's gotten have been "inadequate" and suggests his Democratic critics "may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.        ...
17:34, 05/17/2019

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

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agencies, which have warned of the “brutal toll” on civilians of more than four years of conflict....
17:51, 05/17/2019

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

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Romans in Pompeii Repaired the Roads with Molten Iron The buried city of Pompeii continues to provide many insights into Roman society, economy, and culture. The ash and pumice, that fell on Pompeii from Mount Vesuvius, froze the city in time. A recent study of its road system, however, has provided ano...
18:00, 05/17/2019

How to tell it's time for a new credit card: Five signs Is your credit card no longer a good fit? These five signs suggest you need to consider finding a new credit issuer to do business with.        ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

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

Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — The 36-year-old French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 years of the Cannes Film Festival. Her film, “Atlantics,” is about women left behind in Dakar when many...
18:17, 05/17/2019

China backs Iran during U.S. tensions China offered strong support to Iran on Friday, with its top diplomat telling Iran's foreign minister that China opposes unilateral sanctions and supports Tehran's efforts to safeguard its interests....
18:17, 05/17/2019

A prosecutor ridiculed a couple's patron saint. So a court reversed their drug convictions A prosecutor lambasted defendants for worshiping the patron saint of narcotraffickers, "Jesús Malverde." Saint also is known as angel of the poor.        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Fashion Watch: 'Rocketman' lands in Cannes Elton John brought sparkle to his tuxedo at Cannes 2019 but it was Deepika Padukone who turned up the style volume to 11. Priyanka Chopra eluded Hollywood glamour and Bella Hadid brought ruffles to the red carpet. (May 17)     &#...
18:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

| WATCH: WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The US Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942....
18:51, 05/17/2019

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

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
19:00, 05/17/2019