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McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists

As of Wednesday, May 15, staff in any McDonald's in Austria will be available to assist American tourists in making contact with the US Embassy for consular services, suc...

McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists

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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

Oliver North won't serve second year as NRA president National Rifle Association President Oliver North has lost his nomination for a second year as NRA president after the CEO alleged he tried to extort him....
18:34, 04/28/2019

The cushy prison where Michael Cohen will serve his sentence Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance violations tied to hush-money payments made on Trum...
19:17, 05/06/2019

State Senate votes to allow felons to serve on juries ALBANY — The state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will allow convicted felons to serve on juries. Felons who have completed their full sentencing, parole or supervision periods will be welcomed onto the juror’s bench. There is currently a li...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Trump jokes that he'll serve 5 terms at Pennsylvania rally President Trump joked that he could serve as many as five terms during a campaign rally Monday, just a month after saying on Twitter that his first two years in the White House were robbed from him as a result of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inve...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Wily Rapinoe ready to serve again as U.S. defend World Cup There may be more heralded names in the United States squad heading to France for next month's World Cup but Megan Rapinoe will again be one of the most influential figures as the Americans seek to retain the trophy they won in 2015....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Wimbledon targets using serve clock at 2020 tournament Wimbledon is "highly likely" at the 2020 tournament to introduce a serve clock for players that debuted in Grand Slams at last year's US Open        ...
01:17, 05/01/2019

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I know that several members of my senior leadership team will be joining some sessions. I have asked them ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

High-Rank Lawyer Says CEO Asked Her To Serve Cake Because She's A woman Nancy Saltzman filed a discrimination complaint, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. It names the company, CEO Rohit Kapoor and several other executives....
04:51, 05/02/2019

Merkel should serve full term says heir Kramp-Karrenbauer Germany's CDU, the party once led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, is now led by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. She insists she is not trying to push Merkel out as chancellor before 2021....
08:01, 05/12/2019

Germany's Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at this month's European election....
01:34, 05/12/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showing Moscow that the United States will not in any way back down in this important geopolitical area. CN...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe’s article with interest (“The infected blood inqu...
11:00, 05/12/2019

Colin Graves will serve extra time at ECB to oversee Hundred’s introduction • Chairman will remain in place until November 2020• Search for his successor will begin this SeptemberColin Graves will serve an additional six months as the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board after his plan to oversee the introduction ...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wanted To Serve Goa "Till Last Breath" Manohar Parrikar, the Chief Minister of Goa and former defence minister, died at his son's home in Panajiin on Sunday evening after a long illness. He was 63....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Amazing destinations with no tourists Some of the world's least-visited countries and territories have some of the best things travelers want: culture, history, gorgeous scenery. All that's missing? Hordes of tourists....
16:17, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump's nominee Rosen to serve as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's Deputy Attorney General nominee Jeffrey Rosen, an action that now paves the way for Rosen to receive a confirmation vote by the full Senate....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Dozens of dead horses were found on a Maryland farm. The owner will serve no jail time Barbara Pilchard, the Wicomico County, Maryland woman convicted of more than 30 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty in April, has been sentenced.        ...
05:34, 05/14/2019

After A School District Said It’ll Serve Jelly Sandwiches To Students With Lunch Debt, Chobani Stepped In (CNN) – The schools in Warwick, Rhode Island, can put those sun butter and jelly sandwiches away: Someone is stepping up to pay the massive lunch debt of some of its students. That “someone” is yogurt company Chobani, which is payin...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
20:34, 05/13/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Yikes! Destinations where tourists outnumber locals Most people don’t like it when their favorite vacation spot suddenly "gets discovered" and overnight turns into just another crowded beach.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
14:34, 05/20/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where they are being treated told CNN....
03:17, 05/20/2019

Japan's Noodle Slurping Noises Disturb Tourists, It Seems When I first moved to Japan at the turn of the century, I was told that noodle lovers need not fret about making slurping sounds while eating. Among some, that attitude is changing. There is now concern over “noodle harassment.”...
15:34, 05/06/2019

Two French tourists rescued from militants in Burkina Faso Two French tourists rescued from militants who held them hostage in the African nation of Burkina Faso thanked the soldiers who “lost their lives to free us from this hell.” “All our thoughts go out to the families of the soldiers and to the so...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
16:34, 05/19/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreigners including the pilot died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Honduras plane crash: four Canadians among five tourists killed Authorities couldn’t immediately confirm nationality of fifth victim in accident off island of RoatánFive foreign tourists, four of them Canadians, died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after takin...
04:34, 05/19/2019

2 French tourists go missing in Benin near Burkina Faso Authorities in the West African nation of Benin say that two French tourists are feared to have been kidnapped in a wildlife park near the border with Burkina Faso....
16:17, 05/05/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Tim Piazza....
15:00, 05/16/2019

New York Jets fire general manager Mike Maccagnan after four seasons; Adam Gase to serve as interim GM After four years on the job, the New York Jets relieved general manager Mike Maccagnan of his duties Wednesday morning.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
21:17, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Benin guide for missing French tourists found dead A local guide for two French tourists who went missing on safari in Benin last week has been found shot dead and their car burned out, a local official and a regional security source said....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Two French tourists and park guide missing in northern Benin Two French tourists and their guide have been missing for the last two days after going on a game drive in Pendjari National Park in northern Benin, near the border with Burkina Faso, the company that manages the park said on Friday....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Roadside bomb injures tourists near Giza pyramids, officials say Egyptian officials say bomb hit tourist bus near Cairo site, wounding at least 16 peopleEgyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza pyramids.They say the blast on Sunday wounded at least 16 people, including tourists. C...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Cyclone Fani: 223 Trains Cancelled, Special Service For Stranded Tourists As many as 223 trains along the Odisha coastline in the Kolkata-Chennai route have been cancelled in view of Cyclone Fani which is likely to hit the eastern state by May 3, Railways said Thursday....
03:34, 05/03/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
20:51, 05/19/2019

5 tourists, including Americans, killed when plane crashes into sea after takeoff in Honduras Five people, including four Americans, were killed when a small plane crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from an airport in Honduras on Saturday, according to officials....
22:00, 05/19/2019

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Airbnbeware: Amsterdam tourists got a dirty shipping container instead of €134 ‘clean home’ Airbnb is notoriously disruptive; whether it’s revolutionizing the hotel industry, causing housing shortages, or unveiling humans’ endless capacity for greed — which has hit an all time low now in Amsterdam. Ben Speller showed up to Amsterdam to see ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
23:51, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani: Special Train For Tourists In Odisha After Trains Cancelled As cyclone storm "Fani" inches closer towards mainland, evacuation has begun in full swing. Indian Railways have today announced a special train to aid evacuation of standard tourists from Puri to......
09:51, 05/02/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone churns towards Indian northeast coast India has evacuated more than 200,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Towns evacuate, tourists flee as cyclone menaces India's east coast India has evacuated more than 300,000 people along its northeast coastline by boat, bus and train ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday, with many villagers piling household possessions on to trucks before fleeing their homes....
17:00, 05/02/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
13:00, 05/01/2019

What happens if Austria's chancellor is voted out? Sebastian Kurz may be about to lose his position as Austria's chancellor. But even if a majority of lawmakers side against him in a no-confidence vote, that doesn't necessarily spell the end of his political career....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Made in Chelsea sisters Lucy and Tiffany Watson anger Opera star with plans to serve alcohol at vegan restaurant on Sunday mornings Two Made In Chelsea sisters have enraged one of Britain's most distinguished opera stars with plans to serve alcohol on Sunday mornings at their vegan restaurant....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids....
15:17, 05/19/2019

Austria's far-right ministers quit in unison: APA All the ministers from the far-right Freedom Party, the junior member of Austria's coalition government, have stepped down, news agency APA reported on Monday....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists....
07:17, 05/14/2019

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

Austria's Sebastian Kurz under fire for far-right coalition The resignation of Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has led German politicians to warn against political alliances with populists. Many are now demanding new elections in Austria....
18:34, 05/18/2019

Germans living in Europe prefer Austria, UK According to a new report, almost 200,000 Germans have moved to neighboring Austria. The biggest surprise is that the UK is the second most popular destination, despite the looming threat of Brexit....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Austria's far-right show their true colors The audacity and arrogance of Austria's far-right led to their premature undoing. DW's Barbara Wesel sees the FPÖ scandal as a warning for conservatives willing to enter alliances with the far-right....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A Turbulent History Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Satirist Jan Böhmermann fires at Austria's politics Austria's public TV aired a provocative interview with German comedian Jan Böhmermann, but added that it "distances itself from his views." Reporters Without Borders sees it as a sign that press freedom is under threat....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Austria: Secret video ensnares far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has been accused of offering business deals to a woman who claimed to be Russian for helping his party in Austria's 2017 election. Two German media outlets published video footage of the meeting....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Law refers to ‘ideologically or religiously influenced clothing’ but Sikh and Jewish headwear not affected Austrian MPs on Wednesday approved a law aimed at banning the headscarf in primary schools, a measure proposed by the ruling right-wing governm...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Croats gather in Austria for controversial commemoration Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters have gathered in a field in southern Austria to commemorate the massacre of pro-Nazi Croats by communists at the end of World War II....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Across the Alps by train: a feast of scenery from Switzerland to Austria After starting in London, this itinerary takes in Lake Geneva, the Austrian Tirol, and the heights of the Zugspitze in Bavaria, with stunning views all the wayA brace of fine Swiss lakes, glorious mountain views and some of Europe’s most comfortable ...
15:51, 05/04/2019

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
18:17, 05/22/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigrant cooperation If the Hungarian prime minister and Austrian vice chancellor get their way, anti-migration forces will emerge as victors in the upcoming European Parliament elections....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Austria's far-right FPO lose 5 points in poll after video scandal Support for Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) fell by 5 percentage points to 18 percent after longtime FPO leader Heinz-Christian Strache was caught in an apparent sting operation offering to fix state contracts, a poll showed on Monday....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed? – video Austria is preparing for an election in September after a video from 2017 appeared to show the far-right vice-chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, offering lucrative public contracts in exchange for campaign support. The country's coalition governmen...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Austria Government's Breakup Is New Blow to Europe's Far-Right Movement Chancellor Sebastian Kurz dissolved the government after Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache, a prominent anti-immigration advocate, resigned after the release of a video of him offering public contracts to a woman he believed to be a Moscow...
04:17, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Austria's Kurz wants to fire interior minister The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over the video scandal that's rocked the government....
21:17, 05/20/2019

Austria: All far-right ministers leave government after video scandal Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) says its ministers will step down from the Cabinet. The move came as Chancellor Kurz proposed the ouster of FPÖ member Herbert Kickl as interior minister after a video scandal....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Austria: Interim ministers sworn in after video scandal Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive ...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Hungary and Austria praise anti-immigration cooperation Hungary's prime minister and Austria's vice chancellor have been criticized for their use of racist rhetoric. Hungary's leader said he would not support German politician Manfred Weber in the upcoming EU vote....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Austria's coalition govt collapses over scandalous Ibiza video Austria's government has collapsed following the release of a video that shows the leader of the junior coalition party negotiating deals with the purported niece of a Russian oligarch. ...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Heinz Christian Strache discussing government contracts with an alleged Russian investor....
01:51, 05/19/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany have come to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Austria's Kurz hopes to sidestep scandal to stay in power Even though he brought the far right into power, Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hopes voters will see him as having put his country first by sticking by his coalition partners despite their history of scandals, and then ditching them....
22:51, 05/20/2019

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

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in September after a tumultuous weekend saw the country’s conservative-nationalist coalition government...
20:51, 05/19/2019

US routs France, Russia shuts out Austria at hockey worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — The United States rebounded from an upset loss to Slovakia in the opening game at the ice hockey world championship by routing France 7-1 on Sunday. After losing 4-1 to the host, the U.S. was not ready for another upset. Alex ...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van der Bellen that early elections would be held in September....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
01:17, 05/19/2019

Austria to hold snap polls in September after corruption sting Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with the FPÖ after a corruption scandal ensnared his vice chancellor....
16:17, 05/19/2019

Slovakia delays nuclear plant expansion under pressure from Austria Amid complaints from Austria, Slovakia has decided to push back the long-awaited opening of two new nuclear reactors. Activists claim to have evidence that the reactors' safety structures are damaged and could fail....
08:51, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Austria leader to decide coalition govt’s future FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Austria is waiting for a statement from Chancellor Sebastian Kurz about the future of the country’s government after his vice chancellor and coalition partne...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Michael Cohen will serve his prison sentence at one of America's '10 cushiest prisons' President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to begin serving his three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations.        ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Austria far right leader quits after video corruption sting; snap election possible Austria appeared headed for a snap election on Saturday after its far right party leader quit as the government's number two, over video showing him discussing state contracts in return for favors from a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz to face no-confidence vote as far-right ministers quit Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote in the wake of an undercover video scandal that has blown apart his coalition with a far-right party....
17:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Austria vice chancellor quits amid video scandal The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential...
14:17, 05/18/2019

Austria video 'a trap' to sour relations with Moscow, Russian media say Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Russian newspaper. Another hit out at the West's "blame Russia" rhetoric....
19:17, 05/19/2019

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

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term associated with and used by the extreme right....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Austria's Kurz pulls plug on coalition, calls for snap election Conservative Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz pulled the plug on Saturday on his coalition with the far-right Freedom Party after a damaging video prompted its leader to step down as vice chancellor....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situation may now be out of his control....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Austria's President calls for early elections after vice chancellor resigns Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to an alleged Russian investor....
00:51, 05/19/2019

Defying Macron, Austria's Kurz says ax European Parliament's Strasbourg site Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls for snap elections after corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy allegedly offering contracts to a supposed Russian investor....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Austria far-right leader ramps up anti-immigration rhetoric before European elections The head of Austrian junior coalition partner and far-right Freedom (FPO) party pledged on Sunday to fight "creeping Islamisation", doubling down on his anti-immigration stance ahead of European elections on May 23....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Austria's Kurz seeks to oust far-right interior minister before early election Austria's two ruling parties agitated to end their coalition on Monday, with the chancellor seeking to oust the interior minister and his far-right coalition partner threatening to quit the teetering government if he does....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Kremlin denies Russian involvement in Austria's Freedom Party scandal The Kremlin said on Monday that Russia was in no way involved in a political scandal in Austria after the country's vice-chancellor was shown on video offering to fix state contracts with a woman posing as a Russian oligarch's niece....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections....
18:17, 05/19/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
20:51, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz faces no-confidence vote in wake of Ibiza scandal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is preparing to fight a no-confidence vote in his leadership. His bid to sack the far-right interior minister over a corruption sting has triggered a damaging backlash....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Austria’s president recommends September election after vice chancellor resigns over video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chancellor....
15:17, 05/19/2019

Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, Resigns After Video Sting Is Revealed A video secretly filmed before the 2017 elections showed him promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch and plotting to do away with press freedom....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz: Time to replace EU's Lisbon Treaty to cope with migration, Brexit, debt The chancellor of Austria has said the 2007 Lisbon Treaty is no longer fit for its purpose and needs some rejigging. One of his demands will not go down well in France....
00:00, 05/04/2019

Austria’s Government on Verge of Collapse Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday he is seeking the removal of the country’s interior minister over a video scandal that has rocked the Alpine nation in recent days. The move, which must be approved by Austria̵...
11:00, 05/21/2019

New Zealand investigators re-enter disaster-stricken mine after eight years Mining experts on Tuesday re-entered a coal mine shuttered for more than eight years after one of New Zealand's worst industrial disasters killed 29 men, the government said, looking to investigate the cause and retrieve the remains of victims....
06:51, 05/21/2019

Evo Morales launches bid for re-election to fourth term in Bolivia Before a massive rally of more than one million people, the leftist leader asked for "five more years [of leadership] to guarantee this liberation for life."...
06:51, 05/21/2019

Argentine bonds fall in trading after news of 'Fernández-Fernández' ticket Locals bonds fell Monday morning in the wake of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s surprise move to run for vice-president, alongside Alberto Fernández, in this year’s election....
06:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. Plans Temporary Exemptions to Huawei Blacklist U.S. officials said they would grant a handful of temporary exceptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies Co., giving suppliers and customers of China’s telecom giant a 90-day reprieve from tough trade penalties....
07:17, 05/21/2019

Kami Rita Sherpa Creates Record Again, Climbs Mt Everest For 24th Time Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on Mount Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa yet again climbed the world's highest mountain today morning....
07:17, 05/21/2019

Should you ban your wedding guests from watching the Champions League final? The unfortunate clash of life-changing events has one Liverpool-based nuptial facing disgruntled guests or mass exodusLiverpool taking on Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final on 1 June is a reason to rejoice for both sets of supporters, bu...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Former figure skater says she was abused by partner who killed himself Bridget Namiotka, a former pairs partner of John Coughlin said in a Facebook post Sunday that the late skater “sexually abused” her for two years.        ...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is caving on his demand to add a key parochial provision to a long-stalled disaster aid bill, potentially clearing the way for its passage later this week. The Alabama Republican agreed to drop the fight...
08:00, 05/21/2019

House Rented Out By IPS Officer In Greater Noida Was Den Of Drug Cartel In a house belonging to an IPS officer, who had rented it out, ran an international drug cartel for over two years till it was busted a few days back....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Ir...
08:34, 05/21/2019

Sources: Urias to be reinstated, rejoin Dodgers Left-hander Julio Urías will be reinstated from administrative leave after Major League Baseball did not obtain a security video that allegedly showed a domestic-violence incident, sources say....
08:34, 05/21/2019

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official Sufmi Dasco said on Tuesday....
08:34, 05/21/2019

Singapore and Malaysia suspend intercity rail project Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to suspend the construction of a billion dollar train project linking the city-state to the southern Malaysian state of Johor, their transport ministers said on Tuesday....
08:34, 05/21/2019

Curry, Green triple-doubles lead Warriors to series sweep over Trail Blazers The Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 overtime victory Monday night to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers....
08:51, 05/21/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 21 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
08:51, 05/21/2019

Why This Restaurant Owner Gives Out Free Food Located just blocks away from the White House in Washington DC, Sakina Halal Grill looks like any other high-end restaurant at first glance. But there's one crucial difference - it serves free meals......
09:00, 05/21/2019

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Murray plays down his chances of playing singles at Wimbledon "Former world number one Andy Murray has all but ruled out playing singles at Wimbledon this year and said he will focus on doubles when he makes his comeback from hip-resurfacing surgery."...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Massive 2015 natural gas leak caused by microbial corrosion, report says Aliso Canyon methane leak 6. (credit: Earthworks / Flickr) A massive natural gas leak at a storage facility in Southern California was caused by microbial corrosion of well equipment, according to a new independent report from analysis firm Blade E...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Enlarge / Huntsman Olefins petrochemical industry, manufacturer of ethylene and propylene, Wilton, Teesside, UK. (credit: Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) When we think about climate change, we most often think about e...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Multiple funnel clouds spotted in Oklahoma An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and Texas remained under a tornado watch early Tuesday. (May 21)     ...
09:51, 05/21/2019

Weather forecasters urge caution for Tuesday after 18 tornadoes across five states on Monday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potential.        ...
09:51, 05/21/2019

Trump delays Huawei ban by 90 days After a horrid 24 hours, there’s finally some respite for Huawei. The US Commerce Department has given the company a 90-day extension to provide support for existing handsets and network components.  The department has issued a “temporary general lic...
09:51, 05/21/2019

Asian stocks off four-month lows, but Huawei row weighs Asian shares won some respite on Tuesday after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, although fears of a further escalation in tensions kept investors on edge....
09:51, 05/21/2019

Stop it! Japan Anti-Groper App Becomes Smash Hit A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women have long run the gauntlet of groping on packed rush-hour trains....
10:17, 05/21/2019

Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed, but not arrested, after incident with Las Vegas security guard "These are all bumps, and people have challenges," Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said of the star running back, who was attending a music festival in Las Vegas....
10:17, 05/21/2019

And now The A.V. Club’s watch is ended: Final thoughts on the Mad Queen, Team Stark, and who won the great game The ash has settled and new dawn rises over Westeros. The A.V. Club gives our final thoughts on this season of Game Of Thrones, how “The Iron Throne” did and did not work for us, and who the real winner of this whole game was. (It’s Sansa.) Senior Wr...
10:17, 05/21/2019

Magic Johnson Visits First Take, Talks A Whole Bunch Of Shit About Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Former Los Angeles Lakers president and current Twitter user Magic Johnson joined ESPN’s First Take this morning to talk about his embarrassing exit from the team, the sorry state of the franchise headed into a critical summer, and the confusing powe...
10:17, 05/21/2019

Graduate attempts a backflip on stage before receiving his diploma and fails A college student attempted a backflip on stage during his graduation ceremony. He ended up falling on his neck.        ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Says Trump’s Iran Threats Are a Good Case for More Golf It’s a matter of national security to keep President Trump golfing, Meyers said. “Otherwise, he’ll spend his time threatening to start wars on Twitter.”...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity’s impact LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia has learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day’s fundraising campaign means to children in need. He traveled to the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, and saw programs supported by the ca...
10:51, 05/21/2019

9 relatives slain in Nepal mountain village, girl injured KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say nine people in two families were slain by masked assailants in their homes at night in a remote mountain village in Nepal. Government administrator Murari Wasti said the bodies were found Tuesday morning by neigh...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Kentucky primary to offer verdict on Bevin’s job performance LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republicans will give an initial verdict on Gov. Matt Bevin’s job performance in Tuesday’s primary election. Meanwhile, Democrats will choose from three prominent candidates looking to challenge Bevin — an ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Doordarshan Announces Results Of Logo Contest. Take A Look The iconic Doordarshan logo will soon be a thing of the past, as the broadcaster has unveiled its new logo design online. The design was selected out of more than 10,000 entries that Doordarshan......
10:51, 05/21/2019

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to produce a child: judge WEST POINT, N.Y. — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo’...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Man fatally shot wife in chest over fight about cigarettes: cops A Michigan man was charged with murder on Monday for fatally shooting his wife in the chest after the two had an argument over cigarette smoking. Vashon Flowers, 46, allegedly shot Jamie Thomas-Flowers inside their Muskegon Heights home at about 6:30...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Dad sentenced for stealing kid’s Girl Scout cookie money, spending it on an erotic massage Father of the year, he is not. An Oregon dad swiped over $700 from his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie fund and then told her the money was taken during a home invasion — when, in reality, it got spent on an erotic massage. Brian Couture, of...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Joko Widodo Officially Declared Winner of Indonesia’s Presidential Election (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — The official count from last month’s Indonesian presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, the Election Commission said Tuesday, securing him a second term. The formal result from the A...
11:00, 05/21/2019

China Eastern asks Boeing for compensation over 737 MAX grounding China Eastern Airlines has formally requested compensation from Boeing Co for the grounding of its 14 737 MAX aircraft and has delayed deliveries of future planes, the company said on Tuesday....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS, according to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Ge...
11:00, 05/21/2019

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he’ll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
11:34, 05/21/2019

With Joko Widodo’s Re-Election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen The president of the world’s third-largest democracy won a second term Tuesday, and vowed in an interview to protect pluralism and fight growing extremist threats....
11:34, 05/21/2019

New Xiaomi Mi Band 4 images confirm a color screen The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is confirmed to be launching in the coming months and yet another leak has suggested we'll be seeing a color display on the upcoming fitness tracker.Posted on Chinese website CNMO, there are new photos of the Mi Band 4 that ...
11:34, 05/21/2019

Dellin Betances finally honing in on Yankees comeback BALTIMORE — Dellin Betances won’t exactly know when he will be off the injured list until he starts throwing off a mound, but the right-handed reliever has an eye on June. “I hope so. I think I can be back [in] June,” Betances said after playing catc...
11:34, 05/21/2019

HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your hands."Read More...
11:51, 05/21/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday....
11:51, 05/21/2019

| Doctors start halting support for vegetative Frenchman French doctors began switching off the life support of a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controversial case that has divided France....
12:17, 05/21/2019

Body worn camera video released in Marana officer-involved shooting MARANA, Ariz.  – Marana police released body cam footage of an officer-involved shooting. It happened on March 31 near Silverbell Road and Continental Reserve Loop. The suspect Juan Padilla was shot and killed. The video is graphic and disturbing. In...
12:17, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Trade war prompts cuts to global growth forecast BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 6:00 p.m. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has cut its forecast for world growth this year and warned about the imp...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Home Depot misses quarterly same-store sales estimates Home Depot Inc missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Tuesday, hurt by poor weather in February and a steep fall in lumber prices....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Oregon father paid for erotic massage with daughter’s Girl Scout cookie money: prosecutors An Oregon father who reported a home robbery in March admitted Monday he made it up to hide that he'd paid $700 for an erotic massage with his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie earnings, prosecutors said....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Environmental activists demonstrate at Shell's shareholder meeting Environmental activists on Tuesday demonstrated outside the Royal Dutch Shell's annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Sprint's Deal Is Still a Marathon Sprint and T-Mobile moved closer to a deal with a positive decision from the FCC on Monday, but the market’s strong reaction gives a misleading sense of the improved chances....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Sponsored: What To Check When Buying A Company Fitted CNG Car CNG cars offer a great advantage as far as efficiency and cleaner mobility is concerned. If you are considering one of the upcoming CNG cars in India, it is ideal to stay aware about the benefits that......
12:51, 05/21/2019

Indiana college softball team pulls off stunning hidden-ball trick to advance to World Series Indiana college softball players used teamwork and a bit of subterfuge to pull off a hidden-ball trick Saturday that secured their spot in the Women’s College World Series....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Ford 'Mach-E' electric crossover takes aim for Tesla Model Y Blue Oval's first bespoke battery-electric car will be unveiled later this year before 2020 on-sale date Ford is poised to reveal what could be its most crucial (and controversial) model yet: an all-electric, Mustang-inspired crossover. Due to go on...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Samsung QLED TVs immerse you in the games, movies and TV series you love QLED brings aspects of the very best cinema screens into your living room – and you’ll find it in a huge array of Samsung sets that are coming out this year, from the more affordable Samsung Q70R up to the groundbreaking 8K Samsung Q950...
13:17, 05/21/2019

GDPR one year on: measured enforcement is just the beginning It’s official – the GDPR is one year old. In its first 12 months, the European Commission has demonstrated strong yet measured implementation, with fines totalling over €56 million hitting 91 companies, including €50 milli...
13:17, 05/21/2019

Honor 20 Pro renders and camera samples leaked We’re just hours away from the launch of the Honor 20 range but the leaks haven’t stopped coming. In fact, we have two separate leaks today, one showing the possible design of the Honor 20 Pro, and the other showing photos supposedly ta...
13:17, 05/21/2019

Jofra Archer Included As England Announce 15-Member World Cup Team Jofra Archer's late bid for a World Cup place was rewarded with the Barbados-born fast bowler being named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tournament....
13:17, 05/21/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
13:34, 05/21/2019

British Artist Banksy's Home City An Urban Canvas For Elusive Artist Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with the familiar image of a girl gazing out solemnly. The dank courtyard beneath......
13:51, 05/21/2019

New Honda e electric car: reservations open ahead of 2020 release date News 21 May, 2019 UK order books have opened for the Honda e retro-styled all-electric supermini, with first deliveries due for spring 2020...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
14:17, 05/21/2019

More than a machine: Niki Lauda was an F1 rebel in his own way Lauda was not an emotionless automaton but a driven competitor who cared little for others’ opinionsA common view of Niki Lauda is that he was an emotion-free calculating machine, the antithesis of his great rival James Hunt. The misconception gained...
14:17, 05/21/2019

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety fears • Armenian will not travel to Baku for match against Chelsea• Decision taken by club after talks with player’s familyHenrikh Mkhitaryan will not be involved in the Europa League final after Arsenal confirmed he would not travel with the squad.The Arm...
14:17, 05/21/2019

China Has a Big Currency Decision to Make Allowing the yuan to weaken beyond seven per dollar could mark a huge shift in the international terms of trade. Also, actively responding to passive aggression....
14:17, 05/21/2019

Céline Dion Is Absolutely Magical in New Carpool Karaoke We should have known how badly we needed Céline Dion to be on Carpool Karaoke, but we somehow didn't until she finally was. The superstar joined James Corden in the front seat......
14:17, 05/21/2019

Gotta Be Bold: The Bachelorette Has a New Favorite Word and No One Can Stop Saying It Hannah Brown really wants her men to be bold. What does bold mean, exactly? A lot of different things, according to tonight's episode of The Bachelorette, during which that word was......
14:17, 05/21/2019

Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Isaac Hempstead Wright bid farewell to 'Game of Thrones' "The Mother of Dragons has taken up my whole heart," Emilia Clarke (aka Daenerys Targaryen) wrote on Instagram ahead of Sunday's final episode.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Laine Hardy talks his 'American Idol' win, Elvis influence and 'Vampire Diaries' obsession Hours after he was crowned the next "American Idol," country crooner Laine Hardy talks to USA TODAY about the season and what's next for him.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale: The profound message of Bran the Broken's wooden wheelchair 'Game of Thrones' values wisdom over strength, cooperation over power, and peace over violence. Its wheelchair-throne is a perfect symbolic finale.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

'Game of Thrones' reaction poll: 60% of readers disliked finale; read fans' thoughts USA TODAY polls found a majority, solid but not overwhelming, expressed dissatisfaction with final episode of "Game of Thrones." Read their thoughts.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Egypt to hike electricity prices in July Egypt says it will raise electricity prices for households and businesses by an average of 15 percent, the latest in a series of austerity measures aimed at boosting the economy...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this generation of Octavia vRS. It’s been on sale since 2013, after all, and is entering its twilight years afte...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:00, 05/21/2019

2019 Renault Kwid Facelift Spotted Testing Again The 2019 Renault Kwid facelift was recently spotted testing in India again, and this time around, the car appears to be one of lower variants. By the looks of it, the car appears to be......
15:00, 05/21/2019

Android Q beta removal could spell trouble for Huawei Mate 20 Pro No Android Q update for the impressive Huawei Mate 20 Pro?Remember Huawei's promise from just a couple of weeks ago that the company's flagships would receive official Android Q updates shortly after Google's own Pixel devices? It's pretty crazy how ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Google once again points out a feature the Pixel 3a has and the iPhone XS doesn't Was it all the way back in February when we told you about Google testing an AR version of Google Maps for pedestrians? Time sure flies when you're covering this industry. Anyway, Google is now promoting this feature on the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL b...
15:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. Cellular rolls out Android 9.0 Pie update to the Moto G6 Play Gone are the days when you would buy an entry-level smartphone and didn't expect it to receive any major Android OS updates. Now, just about every affordable smartphone released by a major company (i.e. Samsung, Motorola) is getting at least one Andr...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Big Honor 20/Pro leak reveals design & colors, corroborates specs Although Huawei is having a bit of trouble at the moment, the world’s second-largest smartphone manufacturer has no plans to delay the Honor 20’s announcement. But ahead of tomorrow’s event, a bunch of press renders have leaked showcasing the regular...
15:00, 05/21/2019

The best free PC optimization software 2019: boost your PC's performance Free PC optimization software can't solve obsolescence – if your computer is struggling to meet the system requirements for your OS or apps that's a job for more RAM or the addition of an SSD – but if the slowdown is software-...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Sony just laid out everything there is to know about the PS5 Sony's next-generation console isn't due to launch anytime this year, but the tech giant has been surprisingly generous with details. During a corporate strategy presentation, the company has listed all the information it has revealed so fa...
15:17, 05/21/2019

World Championship in Medieval Combat Unfolds Like a Ukrainian Game Of Thrones This weekend the ‘World Championship in Medieval Combat’ was held in the Ukraine where hundreds of warriors clanking around in armor, swinging swords and axes, in a scene reminiscent of an episode ending in Games of Thrones ...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Porsche is involved in Gen3 Formula E discussions for 2021/22 Porsche's Formula E technical boss Malte Huneke says the manufacturer is involved in discussions regarding the championship's Gen3 car and that it wants many of the series' current philosophies retained...
15:17, 05/21/2019

LenderComm brings loan servicing on blockchain Taking blockchain proof of concepts into production is a slow process, but a new loan-servicing platform shows how banks could cut costs and improve service....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Washington's Huawei reprieve triggers relief rally in bruised EU chip stocks Shares in European semiconductor companies, one of the most sensitive sectors to the global trade tensions, recovered from their worst day in 4-1/2 months on Tuesday after the White House backtracked overnight on tough limits on China's Huawei....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Adobe Premiere Rush launches on Android Adobe's cross-platform video editor is now available on select Android devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S10 series and Google's Pixel series.Read More...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Spend management software provider Ivalua raises $60 million at a $1 billion valuation Ivalua, a company developing cloud-based enterprise spend management software, raised $60 million in growth equity at a $1 billion valuation.Read More...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda: Much more than a Formula One champion Niki Lauda was a successful Formula One driver, aviation entrepreneur, television F1 pundit, and more recently the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d'Or sparked protest....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Nokia CEO admits to delays in rolling out 5G Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday that the company had been a little slow in getting 5G technology up and running, citing merging its own technology plans with those of acquired Alcatel-Lucent as a reason....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Airbus sticks to delivery goals as industrial problems ease Airbus is sticking to its 2019 delivery goals as it makes progress in resolving industrial problems at its Hamburg single-aisle jet plant, the planemaker's recently appointed operations chief said on Tuesday....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Home Depot same-store sales misses on wet weather, lumber prices Home Depot Inc reported its slowest growth in quarterly same-store sales in at least three years on Tuesday, missing Wall Street estimates, as the home improvement chain was hurt by wet weather in February and a steep fall in lumber prices....
16:00, 05/21/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei's Plans for Its Own App Store Said to Be Imperiled by Trump Ban Huawei Technologies made a pitch to app makers last year: Build software for a new Huawei app store outside China, and we'll help you inside the world's most populous nation....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Johnny Depp accuses Amber Heard of 'painting on bruises' Johnny Depp has accused ex-wife Amber Heard of having "painted-on bruises" and denied being physically abusive towards her, according to new court documents....
16:34, 05/21/2019

Jamie Oliver’s restaurant empire crumbles, putting 1,300 jobs at risk British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain went into administration — a British version of bankruptcy — on Tuesday, threatening around 1,300 jobs in the latest blow for Britain’s high street. Oliver, 43, a well-known figure in Britain and...
16:34, 05/21/2019

South Carolina man caught with over $200G of stolen items in 'sophisticated' tunnel network: police A South Carolina man was arrested last week after authorities discovered a complex network of subterranean tunnels allegedly used to conceal more than $200,000 worth of stolen items....
16:51, 05/21/2019

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
16:51, 05/21/2019

Retired Belgian King Will Submit to Paternity Test King Albert II will give a DNA sample but will fight to keep the result secret, in a long-running case that has put some rare cracks in the royal family’s privacy....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and an...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
17:17, 05/21/2019

Urban Outfitters to Start Renting Clothes Urban Outfitters is jumping into clothing rental, trying to tap one of the fastest-growing areas of fashion without discouraging people from shopping at its stores....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Sales Fall at Kohl's and J.C. Penney Sales at Kohl’s and J.C. Penney weakened in the latest quarter as the retailers experienced a slower start to the year, sending their shares down sharply in premarket trading....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Huawei Accuses U.S. of Bullying as It Seeks Support From Europe Huawei denounced U.S. actions against the company as “bullying” and implored European governments to resist American pressure to follow suit in a bid to safeguard one of its most lucrative markets....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn d...
17:34, 05/21/2019

Amy Schumer returns to the stage 14 days after giving birth She's back. Amy Schumer made an impressive (and surprise) return to comedy Monday night, performing for a packed crowd at The Comedy Cellar in New York City. Her performance comes just two weeks after she welcomed her first child, baby boy Gene Attel...
17:34, 05/21/2019

Honor 20 Pro Preview Honor is technically an independent brand that sells phones at amazing prices, but realistically, it’s an offshoot of Huawei, so you should not be surprised that its brand new flagship the Honor 20 Pro looks and feels A LOT like a Huawei phone. So wh...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Paris-Based Think Tank OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast While the OECD pared back its global growth forecast for the current year, it predicted a pick-up in activity to 3.4 per cent next year. It notched up its forecast for US growth this year by 0.2......
17:51, 05/21/2019

Adobe's Premiere Rush CC video editing app arrives on Android Adobe has brought Premiere Rush CC to Android after debuting the video editing app on iOS, macOS and Windows last year. However, you'll need a recent Android device to run the app, such as from the Google Pixel 2 and 3, Samsung Galaxy S9 and S10...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to its smart speakers and soundbars When Bose debuted its smart speakers and voice-controlled soundbars last year, the company promised support for other voice assistants besides Alexa was on the way. Today, it makes good on that promise. Bose says starting tomorrow in the US, an autom...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urb...
17:51, 05/21/2019

On Comedy: Wanda Sykes: If Only You Knew Her Stand-Up Work Better The comedian may be best known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “black-ish,” but it’s her specials that make her an elite performer. More people should watch....
17:51, 05/21/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethiopia may have been caused by birds, WSJ reports Boeing shares rose before the opening bell Tuesday morning after Boeing raises the possibility that birds may have been involved in the Ethiopian 737 Max crash....
17:51, 05/21/2019

Gaethje: UFC should remove McGregor from rankings if he doesn't fight Justin Gaethje is ready to get back into the Octagon, but he cannot do that until the UFC gives him an opponent. He sits down with ESPN to talk about what's ahead at lightweight....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Sony just showed us how incredibly fast PS5 gaming will be Sony will launch a brand new PlayStation generation next year, the PS5, which has been making the news on a regular basis lately. We expect the new console to be much faster than its predecessor and set new standards for console gaming, and that&rsqu...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Are Veggie Chips or Straws Healthier Than Potato Chips? If you’re trying to sneak more vegetables into your—or your kid’s—diet, swapping regular potato chips for veggie chips or sticks may seem like a healthy substitution. But nutrition experts say some of these ostensibly good-for...
18:17, 05/21/2019

Allison Mack allegedly wanted Nxivm sex cult ‘slave masters’ to be ‘sister wives’ TV actress and alleged sex cult leader Allison Mack creepily likened herself and other Nxivm slave masters to “sister wives’’ who would eventually all raise their kids together, a witness testified Monday....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That. For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as the co-founder Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Brazil coach Tite under pressure ahead of Copa America Having too many players to choose from is a problem most coaches relish, but it's a problem Brazil coach Tite could do without ahead of the Copa America        ...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
18:34, 05/21/2019

NPP Lawmaker, His Son Among 11 Killed By Militants In Arunachal Pradesh A lawmaker and his son were among 11 people killed by NSCN (IM) militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district today. Two others were critically injured in the attack....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be 'catastrophic' Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Foot Locker and other sneaker brands and retailers told President Donald Trump on Monday that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Wild Observation Shows White Dwarf Stars Merging Into Something New Astronomers have observed evidence of a hot, spinning star blasting winds outwards at 10,000 miles per second, which seemed to have formed from a relatively recent collision of white dwarf stars. It’s some of the clearest evidence to date of these st...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Tornado spotted near Tulsa airport, water rescues reported across Oklahoma as severe threat shifts east A powerful storm system that brought dozens of tornado sightings across the Southern Plains spawned a confirmed twister Tuesday morning near Tulsa International Airport as highways across Oklahoma were closed by floodwaters....
18:51, 05/21/2019

Trump appeals judge’s ruling to hand over finance records to House President Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s ruling that he had to turn over his financial records to a House committee, according to a court filing. Lawyers for Trump and his company filed the appeal in federal court in Washington a day aft...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined...
19:00, 05/21/2019

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
19:17, 05/21/2019

Three new Black Mirror S5 trailers tell us more about what’s in store Nicole Beharie and Anthony Mackie star in "Striking Vipers," one of three new episodes in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. The long-awaited fifth season of Black Mirror debuts next month, and Netflix just rele...
19:17, 05/21/2019

Apple drops another hint at standalone podcasts app for Mac The hints that Apple is planning to break up iTunes offerings into distinct apps just keep coming. The latest: Apple has added its own hints at what's to come with an update to its Podcasts.Apple.com page, as reported by 9to5Mac.We've previ...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Best email hosting providers of 2019 Getting hold of an email account is easy – sign up with an ISP, register with Google, buy a website hosting account – but free and standard packages won't always deliver the quality that professional users need.Email hosting plans ...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Get internet and Sky TV access for a bargain price with this broadband deal Game of Thrones might now have come to a dramatic end (have you managed to watch the episode 6 finale online yet?) but with the final season hanging around on Sky until June 18 to catch up, grabbing a Now TV subscription is still a worthwhile investm...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Desperate search for man who was kidnapped from east London street a month ago The family of a man who disappeared after being kidnapped off the street in east London more than a month ago today issued a heartfelt plea for his safe return....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Brexit Party faces review over foreign donation claims The Electoral Commission today visited Nigel Farage's Brexit Party offices to review its funding systems amid concerns over potential foreign donations....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Nadler vows accountability after McGahn defies subpoena to testify House Democrats convened Tuesday to hear a crucial witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and for the second time in a month, they came face to face with an empty chair.Former White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to appear, def...
19:34, 05/21/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Sophie Turner wants ‘Game of Thrones’ fans to get a grip The Queen of the North has issued a decree on pissed-off “Game of Thrones” critics. Sophie Turner, who plays Winterfell’s newly crowned Sansa Stark in the late record-smashing series, responded to fans’ petition to have the writers re-do the sh...
19:51, 05/21/2019

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Airing 'Arthur' gay wedding would be a 'violation of trust,' Alabama TV station says Alabama Public Television opted not to air a recent episode of the children's show "Arthur" depicting a gay wedding, according to reports.        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

'The View': Meghan McCain sorry for spoiling 'Game of Thrones' finale ending on air Meghan McCain revealed the "Game of Thrones" ending during "The View," spoiling the finale for anyone who hadn't seen it, including co-host Sunny Hostin.        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez says growing cauliflower in community gardens is 'colonial' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday that growing cauliflower in community gardens is part of the “colonial” attitudes that her Green New Deal will stamp out....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Bills TE Tyler Kroft out indefinitely with broken foot Bills TE Tyler Kroft out indefinitely with broken foot; coach Sean McDermott says he was injured at practice on Monday        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

GOP's Amash stands firm on Trump impeachment call On the question of whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, Rep. Justin Amash is the lone Republican saying "Yes." Outside the Capitol Building Tuesday, Amash said he is "defending the Constitution." (May 21)      ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Unfortunately for Grumpy Cat’s owner, there’s no pet influencer insurance Grumpy Cat leaves behind a beloved legacy and a profitable business. Feline celebrity Grumpy Cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, died this week due to complications from a urinary tract infection, her owners shared Friday. The cat, who was seven y...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Younger generations aren’t willing to spend big on engagement rings It looks like when it comes to engagement rings, younger generations are not willing to break the bank. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Dressbarn chain begins ‘wind-down’ phase, set to close all 650 stores The clothing store Dressbarn announced it was going out of business and will eventually shut down 650 stores. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Trump renews criticism of Mexico over immigration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Mexico was "doing virtually nothing to stop illegal immigrants from coming to our southern border" and that he would soon give a response....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan....
20:00, 05/21/2019

"Fatal flaws" remain in British PM's new Brexit deal: DUP The "fatal flaws" of the draft Brexit treaty agreed with the European Union remain despite British Prime Minister Theresa May seeking to set out a new deal on Tuesday, the Northern Irish party propping up her government said....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond on food, puppies, keto diet and why she's not like the Gaineses Ree Drummond, aka the Pioneer Woman, opened up about her Food Network show, her cookbooks and her new dog treat collaboration.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Jessica Alba 'stopped eating a lot' when she became an actress to ward off unwanted attention Jessica Alba is opening up about the pressures of Hollywood and how the industry can affect female stars' body images as young women.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Robert De Niro: Trump getting impeached would 'Make America Great Again' "The individual who currently purports to lead America is not worthy of any tribute," Robert De Niro said of Donald Trump at the American Icon Awards.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger won't press charges against 'idiot' who kicked him in the back Arnold Schwarzenegger says he hopes this incident is a "wake-up call" for the man who kicked him in the back.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Gabrielle Crahan, daughter of Slipknot's Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, has died at 22 Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan announced that his youngest daughter, Gabrielle, died Saturday. She was 22.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Julia Roberts: A brief history of 'The Runaway Bride' and her weddings There's a story behind that 'Runaway Bride' nickname. A brief history of Julia Roberts' weddings, onscreen ('Steel Magnolias) and off (Lyle Lovett).        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Matthew McConaughey finally receives his original high school diploma Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Prince Harry, Pippa Middleton attend Lady Gabriella Windsor's wedding at Windsor Castle One year after his own wedding at Windsor Castle, Prince Harry returned Saturday for the nuptials of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Former WWE wrestler Ashley Massaro dead at age 39 "We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro," World Wrestling Entertainment tweeted Thursday night.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

Royal baby Archie's birth certificate shows he was born in London hospital The birth certificate for Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor says Duchess Meghan gave birth gave to Harry's son in an American-owned London hospital.        ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

South Carolina man who mistakenly shot, killed daughter arrested on drug charges, police say A man in South Carolina who shot and killed his daughter after mistaking her for a potential intruder was arrested Monday on drug charges, according to police. ...
20:17, 05/21/2019

| CAS has stirred up emotions over Caster decision CAS has stirred up emotions over its decision to uphold the IAAF's ruling forcing Caster Semenya to take medication to reduce her testosterone levels....
20:17, 05/21/2019

| Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the debate about the safety of playing football at such altitude....
20:17, 05/21/2019

| Proteas women aim to correct mistakes, level T20 series Proteas women assistant coach Salieg Nackerdien believes they must back themselves to change a few aspects of their game to get back into the series....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Middle school students allegedly added bodily fluids to food served to teachers Ohio middle school students could be charged after allegedly adding urine and semen to a home ec project that was eaten by their teachers.        ...
20:34, 05/21/2019

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
20:51, 05/21/2019

Review: ‘A Plague Tale’ Is the Most Gripping, Harrowing Game You’ll Play This Year The first thing you should know about A Plague Tale: Innocence is that, very early on, a dog is going to die. Set in 1348 in France, A Plague Tale opens with Amicia—the player character—exploring the forest with her father, Robert de Run...
20:51, 05/21/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' sequel sneak peek: 'One Red Nose Day and A Wedding' A sneak peek at the "Red Nose Day" sequel for "Four Weddings and a Funeral," 25 years after the film was released.        ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Olivia Wilde on high school: 'I got in so much trouble' Olivia Wilde talks about her high school years and making her directing debut on the coming-of-age film “Booksmart.”        ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable-housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospective tenants into in-demand apartments, authorities alleged Tuesday. The trio blew the cash on fur coats...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Fungal disease may have caused tree limb to fall on Washington Square Park visitor The Washington Square Park tree that dropped a 35-foot limb on a tourist Monday night — striking a tourist and critically injuring her — may have a fungal disease that caused the branch to drop, the city said Tuesday. The 55-year-old woma...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use of tools...
21:17, 05/21/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Use an Instant Pot to turn Beef Stroganoff into Pot Roast Stroganoff Some readers may think Beef Stroganoff is not a seasonally appropriate dish. Where are the ramps and asparagus, the sweet peas and favas? If the temperature weren’t still lingering in the mid-40s in my hometown Chicago, I might agree with you. Chicag...
21:17, 05/21/2019

900-lb. man pleads guilty in drug case while in ambulance RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who weighs more than 900 pounds (410 kilograms) has pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case during a hearing held in a courthouse loading zone as he lay on a stretcher inside an ambulance. Magistrate Judge Davi...
21:34, 05/21/2019

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Jury finds former Somali colonel responsible for torture ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more than 30 years ago as part of a government campaign to repress its perceived enemies. After three days...
21:34, 05/21/2019

California governor launches task force on homelessness SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a task force on homelessness as the state grapples with a housing crisis. The Democratic governor made the announcement Tuesday in Oakland, where county officials reported last week t...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s primary election. Trump’s tweet encouraged Kentuckians to vote for Matt Bevin on Tuesday, saying he “has done a fantastic...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Land deals, jobs plan tied to new Detroit car plant approved DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler can move forward with plans to build a new, $1.6 million assembly plant on Detroit’s eastside and invest $900 million to retool and modernize another. The Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved land deals and comm...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Judge won’t toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit that challenges Georgia’s current voting machines and seeks statewide use of paper ballots can move forward. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg issued an order Tuesday rejecting the state’s req...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe's top human rights official....
21:34, 05/21/2019

The unstoppable Dick Vitale, and the bullies who broke and shaped him The Little League parents would make 12-year-old Richie Vitale cry. Vitale not only was blind in his left eye, it wandered. On the mound, it looked as if he was gazing closer to first than home. “The kid does not know where he is throwing the ball!” ...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Kyle Rudolph could become Patriots’ answer for Rob Gronkowski retirement Kyle Rudolph may not be a Viking for long. Instead, he could turn into New England’s answer for losing Rob Gronkowski. Rudolph recently told The Minneapolis Star Tribune he wouldn’t take a pay cut to stay in Minnesota. “I’m to...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crys...
21:34, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-El Salvador rejects Mexican tycoon Slim's bid for local Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover did not meet anti-trust requirements....
21:34, 05/21/2019

El Salvador rejects America Movil bid to buy Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover did not meet anti-trust requirements....
21:34, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Pumps and valves maker Crane makes $894-mln hostile bid for rival Circor U.S. industrial manufacturer Crane Co on Tuesday made a hostile takeover bid for smaller rival Circor International Inc for about $894 million, after an earlier offer was rejected by Circor's board....
21:34, 05/21/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roller-coaster that preceded it has now transformed th...
21:34, 05/21/2019

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
22:00, 05/21/2019

Trolls using Instagram to 'try to show Trump as a Russian puppet,' influence 2020 US presidential election, study says As the 2020 U.S. presidential election campaign draws nearer, an independent study has uncovered a coordinated troll campaign using Instagram in an attempt to damage President Donald Trump....
22:00, 05/21/2019

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-35 program, forfeiture of 100 promised F-35 jets and imposition of U.S. sanctions....
22:17, 05/21/2019

Ilhan Omar breaks Ramadan fast with Democrats in historic first for Congress The breaking of the fast was the first to be organized by three Muslim members of Congress and be attended by party leadershipUS congresswoman Ilhan Omar had just won her primary in Minnesota last year, putting her on track to make history, when she ...
22:34, 05/21/2019

San Francisco has highest salaries of any city in the world, new survey shows Deutsche Bank’s Mapping the World’s Prices 2019 shows the city climbed a ‘stunning’ seven places for salary over the past five yearsStock market gadflies were predicting a wealth boom to strike San Francisco this year, with several big-name tech comp...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Brexit is a sham, but Theresa May just won’t admit it | Rafael Behr ‘No deal is better than a bad deal’ was never true. Even as May’s power drains away, she can’t bring herself to come cleanHans Christian Andersen did not write a sequel to the Emperor’s New Clothes, depicting the aftermath of the potentate’s humiliat...
22:34, 05/21/2019

US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with tod...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Tutankhamun’s Scarab Brooch Confirmed as Born From a Direct Comet Hit The impact of an ancient comet that had come hurtling through the cosmos created a component which was subsequently used as the centerpiece of King Tut’s brooch. But there has been debate as to how exactly this event created the glass. Now scientists...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Here's Ben Carson Revealing His Staggering Ignorance About His Own Job Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is probably the universe’s greatest living proof that a person can be brilliant in one respect (brain surgery) and a total dumdum in another (housing and also urban development)....
22:34, 05/21/2019

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Watch: Colin Kaepernick celebrates with Warriors after sweep Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joined Golden State Warriors players in celebrating their Western Conference finals sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers....
22:34, 05/21/2019

| Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison's shock election win, official data showes....
22:34, 05/21/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
22:51, 05/21/2019

Elena Delle Donne on becoming sister Lizzie's caretaker: 'She'll be with me' WNBA star Elena Delle Donne discusses her relationship with her older sister, who has developmental disabilities, on HBO Tuesday night.        ...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Cooley signs extension to stay at Providence Providence coach Ed Cooley has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain with the Friars and withdrawn his name from consideration for the top job at Michigan        ...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Trade war is a 'prominent downside risk' and another reason for policy patience The escalating trade war between China and the U.S. could increase pressure on the overall economy, according to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren....
22:51, 05/21/2019

China not signing deals to buy U.S. crude oil -Enterprise CEO Chinese companies looking to sign long-term agreements to buy crude oil from U.S. oil exporters have virtually disappeared, the chief executive of Enterprise Products Partners LP said on Tuesday....
23:00, 05/21/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei puts Honor above Android at new smartphone launch Huawei put uncertainty over the future of its devices business to one side on Tuesday with the launch of new Honor smartphones, in a confident display of the Chinese firm's technology....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Canada beats US 3-0 to close preliminary round of worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored early to back the shutout goaltending of Matt Murray, sending Canada past the United States 3-0 on Tuesday at the world hockey championship. Both teams already were assured quarterfinal berths. Canada ...
23:17, 05/21/2019

This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he was a mysterious character throughout his life. Kempner joins co-ho...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Markets Right Now: Tech rebound powers Wall Street gains NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street Tuesday as technology companies lead solid gains across the market. Chipmakers rallied after the U.S. government iss...
23:17, 05/21/2019

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s fi...
23:17, 05/21/2019

New Coke Was a Debacle. It’s Coming Back. Blame Netflix. The creators of “Stranger Things” wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash faded, Coca-Cola dug out the old recipe....
23:34, 05/21/2019

Stop Wasting Money On Terrible Backpacks and Get This Under Armour Bag for $27 Looking for a backpack that could work for either you or your kids? Under Armour has a versatile bag that won’t break after a few months of use. The Under Armour Boy’s Storm Scrimmage Backpack is almost $20 off on Amazon right now. The One Sizes Fits...
23:34, 05/21/2019

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, ...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Big Beauty Tuesday: Fake It 'Til You Bake It With Prime Beauty's 'Brownzers' I’m sick of waiting for warm weather to arrive. I don’t know what the temps are in your part of the U.S. (or abroad), but a current look at Chicago’s local forecast is a smooth 51 degrees—that’s right, an actual degree cooler than when I checked in w...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Housing Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About ‘REOs’. He Noted That He Doesn’t Really Mess With Oreos Like That Me and my friends have this game where we argue about which famous people should’ve died but who lived long enough just to fuck up their legacy. It’s a brutal game in which we basically argue that big-boned Luther Vandross should’ve died right around...
23:34, 05/21/2019

New Coke, an Infamous Blunder, Is Making a Return to Celebrate ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 (NEW YORK) — Coca-Cola drinkers will get a chance to relive one of the company’s darker chapters as New Coke makes a comeback under a partnership with the Netflix drama “Stranger Things,” the companies announced Tuesday. Seaso...
23:51, 05/21/2019

Lidl will open 25 new US supermarkets over the next year Despite early struggles in the United States, German discount grocery chain Lidl still believes it can grow in this country and replicate its longtime German foe Aldi's success....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Todd Frazier, Adam Eaton erupt in MLB’s weirdest rivalry: ‘He’s like an old girlfriend’ The beef Todd Frazier and Adam Eaton share is three years old. It still seems to be in prime condition, but side effects may include selective memory. The natural rivalry is between the Mets and Nationals but Frazier and Eaton have made it a bizarre ...
23:51, 05/21/2019

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama series is adapted from a novel by Naomi Alderman, in which young women suddenly develop the power to r...
23:51, 05/21/2019

Man robbed by woman after refusing to pay for sex: sources A man was allegedly robbed at knifepoint in the Bronx by a woman he met on a dating app after he refused to pay for sex, police and sources said Tuesday. The 60-year-old man had been messaging with the woman on an app called Skout, and the pair met a...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Cops release brutal video of beatdown on MTA subway train Video footage of a young man being brutally beaten while riding an MTA subway train was released by police on Tuesday. The victim can be seen bloody and battered in the shaky footage as he is kicked in the face and pummeled mercilessly by his assaila...
00:00, 05/22/2019

NYPD cops thought Eric Garner was ‘playing possum’: testimony NYPD cops believed Eric Garner was “playing possum” when he passed out after allegedly being placed in a banned chokehold during his ultimately fatal 2014 arrest, officers testified Tuesday during Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s departmen...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Isaac Hempstead Wright defends the 'Game of Thrones' finale and his character's arc: 'I am thrilled with the way the show ends' Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode six, "The Iron Throne." Isaac Hempstead Wright, who plays Bran Stark, recently defended the show's controversial finale in a guest column for Th...
00:00, 05/22/2019

The best air walker and air glider exercise machines you can buy Air walkers, also known as air gliders, are exercise machines that provide a great way to get a full-body, calorie-burning, low-impact aerobic workout at home. The Sunny Health & Fitness Air Walk Trainer is not only the best overall but also the budg...
00:00, 05/22/2019

How to delete all of the emails on your iPad using a simple trick Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Your iPad's Mail app doesn't give you an obvious way to delete all the email in a folder, but it's easy to do with just a few taps. Apple provides a workaround to move all your email at once by selecting a message, h...
00:00, 05/22/2019

7 Recent Netflix Comedy Specials That Are Worth Your Time For many comedians, a Netflix special has supplanted the traditional late-night talk show set as the big ticket to success. Here’s our pick of their best recent efforts....
00:17, 05/22/2019

Books of The Times: ‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church....
00:17, 05/22/2019

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
00:17, 05/22/2019

This Wireless Gaming Headset Is as Good as It Is Cheap It’s rare to see a quality wireless headset be so cheap, but this Corsair HS70 is just that. At $60, this is the lowest price we’ve seen for this particular model....
00:34, 05/22/2019

Netflix's The Dark Crystal prequel gets some wild new images and a release date Production began on The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance way back in 2017 (which is like 12 years ago in today’s years), but Netflix’s prequel to the cult classic is finally upon us—almost. Following last December’s reveal of the first photos from the...
00:34, 05/22/2019

How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success Current Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is breaking the game and it is so much fun to watch. Over the last month-and-a-half he’s shattered the record for most money won in a single game and is on track to beat Ken Jennings’ long-held records for m...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur’s lovely gay wedding episode The long-running children’s TV show Arthur recently opened its 22nd season with a groundbreaking episode that featured the kids’ longtime teacher Mr. Ratburn’s marriage to anther man. In the episode “Mr. Ratburn And The Special Someone,” which premie...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending beha...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists o...
00:51, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Toll Brothers sees 2019 home sales below estimates U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc forecast 2019 home sales below analysts' estimates and said it expected its margins to be squeezed by slowing demand and rising incentives....
00:51, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to respond to ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
00:51, 05/22/2019

The 2019 Audi E-Tron Makes a Strong Case for Choosing Charge Speed Over Range It’s 2019 and the electric luxury car scene is finally starting to grow and diversify. The 2019 Audi E-Tron—Audi’s first fully electric mass-production vehicle—is the latest competitor to step in, offering the German automaker’s take on a plush and p...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drive...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Ferrari's Hybrid Supercar Will Have Three Electric Motors: Report Chances are, if you like cars and use the internet, you’ve heard some rumors about Ferrari’s new hybrid supercar. With its May 31 release date rolling up fast, those rumors have picked up speed—and, also, plenty of electric motors....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Give Dad the Gift of Dremel For Just $45, Today Only You might not need to use a Dremel all that often, but it’s one of those things everyone should keep in their tool box, if only for sanding wood and carving jack-o-lanterns. Today only as part of a Gold Box deal, Amazon’s discounting the Dremel 3000 ...
00:51, 05/22/2019

Dodgers' Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball        ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Firmino returns to Liverpool training ahead of Champions League final "Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino returned to full training on Tuesday as he stepped up his recovery ahead of next week\u0027s Champions League final against Tottenham Hotspur."...
01:00, 05/22/2019

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
01:00, 05/22/2019

NASA teases its Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the red planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardware to the Mart...
01:00, 05/22/2019

GM postpones launch of diesel engines for big trucks to 2020 MY The EPA’s emissions certification process for a new inline-six turbodiesel engine in the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra is taking longer than anticipated. The delay means dealer orders for the models must be canceled and resubmitted....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday....
01:17, 05/22/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
01:17, 05/22/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Flo...
01:34, 05/22/2019

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
01:51, 05/22/2019

Nadler subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson after McGahn defies panel's demands Just hours after former White House Counsel Don McGahn defied a subpoena from House Judiciary Committee Democrats, the panel announced Tuesday it was issuing two new subpoenas: one for former McGahn chief of staff Annie Donaldson, and another for for...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trump is making the right moves to deter Tehran from taking direct military action against the United Sta...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.        ...
02:34, 05/22/2019

FIFA working on solution for World Cup ticketing issue FIFA says it is working toward a solution with the local organizing committee in France after some fans buying tickets for the Women's World Cup were not given seats together        ...
02:34, 05/22/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time        ...
02:34, 05/22/2019

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
02:34, 05/22/2019

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez starts graft trial she blasts as 'smokescreen' Argentina's populist ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner passed through a crowd of ardent supporters and into a Buenos Aires courthouse on Tuesday to undergo a graft trial she derided as a "smokescreen," days after kicking off her campaign fo...
02:51, 05/22/2019

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday....
02:51, 05/22/2019

Chrissy Teigen Dishes on Her Daughter's SNL Debut and Meeting DJ Khaled Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's daughter Luna Simone Stephens takes after both of her parents in that she was born with inherent talents like singing and showbiz. On Saturday, Luna......
02:51, 05/22/2019

Peak Design Finally Got Around to Perfecting the Tripod When Peak Design launches a new product, we take notice, and their latest Kickstarter campaign goes back to the company’s photographic roots....
02:51, 05/22/2019

Why you should care about the 2019 VW Jetta GLI's customizable drive modes In the future, cars will be far more customizable. Think about the endless options on your typical smartphone, including the ringtones, the wallpaper options, the tweaks you can do for app notifications. Because we’re all heading to a driverle...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera gets Bond-inspired special edition On Her Majesty's Secret Service Superleggera takes inspiration from the DBS featured in 007's 1967 film outing Hot on the heels of the Goldfinger DB5, Aston Martin has released a more modern Bond car special called the ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Servi...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Apple offers free repairs for 2016 MacBook Pros with faulty backlights Apple isn't just trying to fix the MacBook Pro's keyboard. The company has launched a repair program that offers free fixes for 2016 13-inch MacBook Pros affected by an issue with flex cable stress (aka "Flexgate") that produces a stage li...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure, as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administrat...
03:17, 05/22/2019

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trump administration deployed a aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the region. “We have p...
03:17, 05/22/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Witness: Self-help guru was both a coward and bully NEW YORK (AP) — Self-help guru Keith Raniere was a coward during his arrest last year in Mexico on a U.S. sex-trafficking charge and a bully when dealing with a follower who failed to adhere to his twisted code of ethics, a witness testified Tuesday ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job after fending off two challengers in the city’s Democratic primary. Tuesday nig...
03:17, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Kentucky AG Beshear wins Democratic gov. primary LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky’s primary election (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky, setting up a showdown with his political nemesis — Republica...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term....
03:17, 05/22/2019

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and muni...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to make decision on future after Europa League final amid Chelsea sporting director links Petr Cech insists he will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final amid speculation he will return to Chelsea as sporting director....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Fifa forced to apologise for Twitter blunder over Women's World Cup tickets allocation Fifa have been forced to apologise after a series of tweets from their Twitter account caused confusion among supporters who had purchased tickets for the Women's World Cup in France....
03:34, 05/22/2019

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks spoke about emotional pain and drug addiction before death Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks became a nationally known speaker on the dangers of addiction. His family says he "lost his battle" this weekend.        ...
03:51, 05/22/2019

Everything you need to know about heat intolerance Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the causes and more here....
04:00, 05/22/2019

Jets sign wide receiver-kick returner Deonte Thompson FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed free-agent wide receiver-kick returner Deonte Thompson, who played last season for Buffalo and Dallas. The Jets also announced Tuesday they have waived wide receiver Xavier Ubosi. The 30-year-ol...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Ward helps Auburn outlast Tennessee 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Judd Ward bunted home the go-ahead run and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as No. 8 seed Auburn defeated No. 9 seed Tennessee 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Auburn (33-23) faces No. 1 seed Vanderbilt (45-10) on Wednesd...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Did Aretha Franklin Leave Her Will Under the Couch Cushion? Handwritten documents have surfaced that suggest the celebrated singer had given much thought to how she wanted her assets distributed after she died....
04:00, 05/22/2019

These art-filled hotels could moonlight as museums This summer, if you’re looking for a weekend escape that doesn’t skimp on culture, consider these six hotels. They’re easy to get to — but more to the point, they’re all within reach of world-class art and hang it proudly on their walls. Hamilton Pri...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade frictions between the world's two largest economies....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, while industry data showed a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Nordstrom cuts 2019 forecast after quarterly results miss big Nordstrom Inc on Tuesday cut its forecast for full-year sales and profit after reporting weaker than expected first-quarter results that were hurt by the roll out of a new loyalty program and slow sales of full-priced women's clothing....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
04:34, 05/22/2019

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo nets vicious dunk on Toronto Raptors Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo went airborne for a ferocious one-handed dunk in the first quarter of Game 4 against the Toronto Raptors....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Amy Schumer laughs off being mom-shamed for returning to work 14 days after son's birth Amy Schumer announced her return to the stage Monday, just two weeks after giving birth to Gene, her first child with husband Chris Fischer.        ...
04:51, 05/22/2019

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, cont...
04:51, 05/22/2019

It's Impossible To Oversell How Dumb This Adam Eaton–Todd Frazier Beef Has Gotten The 2016 White Sox were historically blighted. That was the team where Chris Sale was suspended for insubordination after literally cutting up throwback uniforms during batting practice before a start so he wouldn’t have to wear one. That was the tea...
04:51, 05/22/2019

High School Soccer Player Scores Wondergoal With His Butt Aside from the arms, every part of the human body is fair game when it comes to scoring goals in soccer. We’ve seen Clint Dempsey score with his dick, and Chicharito score off his face. But it takes a true visionary to turn away from the action, thru...
04:51, 05/22/2019

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Robert Kraft Trial Is Postponed Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot video. Kraft is accused of paying for sex acts at a massage parlor....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Maniac attempted to abduct 3-year-old girl in Queens: cops A suspected maniac tried to abduct a 3-year-old girl off a Queens street on Tuesday and held a knife to a woman’s neck after running into her house while making his getaway, police sources said. The suspect, identified by sources as 29-year-old Leste...
05:17, 05/22/2019

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal government that opponents say would allow health care providers to deny treatment based on thei...
05:17, 05/22/2019

Perv accused of going on groping spree in Midtown Starbucks A suspected sicko walked into a Manhattan Starbucks and allegedly groped three women, including two employees, on Monday evening, police and sources said....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Mallinckrodt Stock Falls Sharply After a Warning Over Regulatory Dispute The drugmaker lost over one-quarter of its stock-market value after the company said a dispute with health regulators might cost it $600 million and reduce future sales for Acthar, one of its top-selling products....
05:17, 05/22/2019