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The Latest: Suspect in police killing wears bandage to court SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A California man charged in the killing a rookie Sacramento police officer made his first court appearance wearing a gauze pad covering wh...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Special Weather Statement issued June 24 at 5:25PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 525 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Buck to Leatherwood. Movement was northeast at 45 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include… Pikeville,...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Rocket-armed Cardinals closer Hicks has torn elbow ligament ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals closer Jordan Hicks has a torn elbow ligament and the team says it’s determining what to do with the hardest-throwing pitcher in the majors. The Cardinals said Monday the right-hander has a torn ulnar collat...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 24 at 5:18PM EDT until June 24 at 6:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Martin County in northeastern Kentucky… Johnson County in northeastern Kentucky… Northern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky… Northe...
00:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Ex-lawmaker’s plea change expected in 2 cases LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on change in plea hearings scheduled in a former Arkansas lawmaker’s corruption cases (all times local): 4:07 p.m. A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew faces a new bribery charge...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Mets fine Callaway, Vargas after run-in with reporter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Mets have fined manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas for their expletive-filled confrontation with a reporter after a weekend loss at Wrigley Field. General manager Brodie Van Wagenen made the announcement...
00:00, 06/25/2019

85 arrested in human trafficking sting TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say they’ve arrested 85 people in a monthslong human trafficking sting. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister announced the arrests Monday. Officia...
00:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Medical examiner finishes Hawaii crash autopsies HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fatal plane crash in Hawaii (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The Honolulu Medical Examiner has completed autopsies for the 11 people killed when a skydiving plane crashed and burned in Hawaii. City spokesman Andrew Pereir...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Mouse that roared: Disney characters win local union shakeup ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The mouse that roared was heard. Months after workers who play Mickey Mouse and Goofy at Walt Disney World threatened to leave the Teamsters union because of what they called “horrible misrepresentation,” General Pres...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Investors Play Offense With Defense-Focused Stocks The U.S. may have held off on an airstrike against Iran in favor of sanctions, but U.S. stock investors are decidedly choosing aerospace and defense....
00:34, 06/25/2019

Official blasts complacency before fatal 2017 train crash SEATTLE (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has published its final report on a deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state in 2017, with the agency’s vice chairman blasting what he described as a “Titanic-like complacency...
00:34, 06/25/2019

| Bafana only deepen our sporting poverty Rob Houwing was among those hoping Bafana Bafana would salvage some ball-game pride for the country in Cairo on Monday. It was emphatically in vain …...
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| Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change A Dutchman has completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice skating race -- which has not been held for two decades as climate change bites....
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| Hamilton admits F1 show 'needs dramatic overhaul' Lewis Hamilton moved within reach of an overhaul of some of Formula One's most notable records with his flawless unchallenged triumph at the French GP....
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This teen’s sore throat turned out to be a brain tumor All her life, Christina Giuffrida dealt with annoying medical problems, from headaches and hearing problems to ear infections. But they never seemed that serious. “Kids get ear infections all the time,” the 19-year-old Yonkers resident reasoned when ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom and her child: report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, reports said. Neither the mother or child were identified, but the attack occurred at about ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Groom chooses man’s best friend as his best man At this wedding, the best man was also a very good boy. A groom from Scotland decided that for his best man, all he needed was man’s best friend. So, on his wedding day, he had a 6-year-old Rottweiler with a mini tuxedo strapped to his collar standin...
01:00, 06/25/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Columbus Blue Jackets are at center of attention as NHL free agency looms Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is keeping his options open given the uncertain state of his roster heading into free agency.       ...
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European vacation over, Naeher and US bounce back up After three games with little to do, American goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher blundered in her first World Cup knockout match       ...
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Iran: US botched retaliatory cyberattack, faces 'crushing response' to drones Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia for talks ahead of a planned announcement of new economic sanctions targeting Iran.        ...
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Please Join Me In Reading this Absurd Story About Alexander Hamilton There’s a story in the Wall Street Journal today about the struggles of guys who like founding fathers who are not Alexander Hamilton. The story goes, basically, that because Hamilton has a big play about him nobody wants to talk about the other guys...
01:17, 06/25/2019

House's pay raise in doubt as GOP wavers The bipartisan attempt to raise salaries for members of the House of Representatives is in doubt as GOP leaders are finding little support for what would be a difficult political vote, according to Republican sources. House Democratic leaders have b...
01:34, 06/25/2019

Jharkhand Killing 11th Mob Attack In 2019, Minorities Targeted More: Data The death of a man in Jharkhand following mob violence is not the first of its kind to occur this year. According to data from the website Factchecker.in this is the 11th instance of hate crime this......
01:51, 06/25/2019

BJP Says Will Use "UP Model" Of Encounters In Bengal, Trinamool Hits Back Two senior state BJP leaders Monday courted controversy by saying the party would follow the "Uttar Pradesh model" of giving free hand to the police to wipe out criminals in encounters, when it comes......
01:51, 06/25/2019

"Akhilesh Yadav Betrayed Father Mulayam For Power," Says BJP Hours after Mayawati announced her plans of going solo in all future elections thus ending the SP-BSP alliance, the BJP took a swipe at Akhilesh Yadav, saying he has been "punished" by the BSP chief......
01:51, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court rules 'crime of violence' law is unconstitutionally vague A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that a federal law requiring longer prison sentences for using a gun during a "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products on the Internet....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Watch a trailer for Free Meek, JAY-Z and Meek Mill's criminal justice reform docuseries for Amazon Earlier this year, JAY-Z and Meek Mill launched a criminal justice reform organization, itself an extension of the awareness the rappers have brought to the controversial cases of Kalief Browder and Trayvon Martin. Later this summer, the pair’s effor...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Ex-Sacramento Kings executive gets 7 years for fraud SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former top Sacramento Kings executive to seven years in prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. Jeffrey David is the team’s former chief revenue officer. In December he pleaded g...
02:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Jury urges death for California family’s killing SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on jurors reaching a penalty decision in a quadruple murder trial (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A jury has recommended the death penalty for a Southern California man convicted of killing a family of four with ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last year. The ministry said in a note Monday that heavier rains and higher temperatures have been contribu...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Migrant children removed from 'inhumane conditions' at overcrowded Texas detention facility Attorneys who visited the Border Patrol facility said older children were attempting to care for younger ones.        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Suspect in Nashville stabbing fatally shot in Texas, police say A Connecticut man wanted in connection with a stabbing that killed a Nashville man and injured a woman has been shot by law enforcement in Texas.        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Sanders, Dems tout bill to cancel student debt Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives unveils legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party's liberal base. (June 24)    ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Why officers may have crossed a line in initial interview of Mollie Tibbetts’ slaying The legality of an 11-hour interview with the suspect is crucial to the murder case, legal experts agree, but they differ on merits of the arguments.        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

This hair dryer is great for salon-quality blowouts—and it's finally on sale The Dyson Supersonic hair dryer is one of the best hair dryers we've ever tested, and it's on sale for its lowest price yet on Drop.com.       ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Maria Shriver talks about watching daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger marry Chris Pratt Maria Shriver describes the emotional whirlwind of her daughter Katherine Schwarzenegger's wedding to "Jurassic World" star Chris Pratt.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

James Middleton opens up about suffering from 'crippling' depression James Middleton, brother to Kate Middleton and Pippa Middleton, continues to discuss how he battled his depression.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Granger Smith's wife Amber shares heartbreaking post while mourning son Granger Smith and wife Amber continue to open up about mourning the loss of their 3-year-old son now that the country singer is back on the road.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Duchess Meghan changed her engagement ring and we didn't even notice Apparently, Duchess Meghan prefers all that glitters (diamonds) to gold, as seen in her updated engagement ring.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Barack Obama and George Clooney take a boat ride on Lake Como It looks like Barack Obama's European vacation is still smooth sailing. He was snapped Sunday on a boat ride with George Clooney on Lake Como.        ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Blazin' Saddles: 8 thoughts from Tour de Suisse – from Bernal to Viviani via Carthy and Sagan "Egan Bernal\u0027s imperious Tour de Suisse victory has put the Colombian in the frame for Tour de France leadership at Team Ineos in Chris Froome\u0027s absence. Felix Lowe looks at this conundrum and dips into all the main talking points from the ...
02:17, 06/25/2019

Case renders for Apple iPhone 11 Max show that Apple might have made an important decision Earlier this month, we showed you images of Olixar's camera protectors for the Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max and iPhone 11R. Posted on MobileFun's website, the accessories dovetailed with some information about the rear cameras on the 2019 iPhones t...
02:17, 06/25/2019

All the Cool Things Going to Space Tonight Aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket In a launch Elon Musk is calling the most difficult yet for his company, SpaceX will attempt to deposit 24 satellites into three different orbits around Earth. Here’s everything you need to about tonight’s launch, including how to watch.Read more......
02:17, 06/25/2019

'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' opens in Disneyland, fills to capacity Disney's "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" theme park located inside Disneyland in Anaheim, became open to the public on Monday, filling to capacity within 20 minutes....
02:17, 06/25/2019

Anatomy of a Questionable YouTube Engagement: The Tangled Romantic Worlds of Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau Sure, why not? Controversy-courting YouTube stars Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau claim to have emerged from a weekend in Las Vegas engaged, though they could just as easily not......
02:17, 06/25/2019

Bella Thorne Wishes Ex Tana Mongeau Happy Birthday Amid Engagement Speculation Friendly exes! Bella Thorne is wishing her "beautiful" and "special" ex-girlfriend Tana Mongeau a happy 21st birthday. The Disney alum, who split with Tana earlier this......
02:17, 06/25/2019

Please Just Watch This Video Of the Big Little Lies Women Analyzing Their Own Show We have a theory that if you are feeling down, all you have to do is listen to the women of Big Little Lies have a conversation and you will immediately feel a thousand times better. The......
02:17, 06/25/2019

Ryan Phillippe and Look-Alike Son Deacon Have the Best Time Ever at Music Festival What a weekend! Ryan Phillippe traveled back to his home state of Delaware over the weekend to attend the 2019 Firefly Music Festival with his 15-year-old son, Deacon Phillippe. The Cruel......
02:17, 06/25/2019

Walmart in Mexico launches grocery orders via WhatsApp Walmart's Mexico unit has begun offering grocery delivery from its Superama stores via messaging service WhatsApp, the retailer said on Monday, in a new stab at attracting shoppers outside bricks-and-mortar supermarkets....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany must be wary of Sweden in the quarterfinals Sweden beat Canada in Paris to set up a Women's World Cup quarterfinal clash against Germany. Three things stood out from Sweden's Round of 16 win that Germany should be wary of ahead of their showdown....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Fever have travel woes getting home from Seattle The Indiana Fever had quite an adventure getting back home after finishing off a three-game road trip in Seattle on Sunday       ...
02:34, 06/25/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
02:34, 06/25/2019

Cardinals Flamethrower Jordan Hicks Shredded His Pitching Elbow In some MLB injury news that felt as sadly inevitable as it is disappointing, St. Louis Cardinals closer Jordan Hicks is likely out for the long-term future, as the team announced today that he tore the UCL in his right (throwing) elbow. The Cardinal...
02:51, 06/25/2019

Migrant Children Moved From Texas Detention Center After Reports of 'Horrendous' Conditions. Here’s Why This Isn't Necessarily Great News The U.S. government has stepped in and moved most of the children who were at a Border Patrol station in Texas after reports noted that some 300 children were living in inadequate conditions without much food water and sanitation. Oh, and older kids ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Colonizing BK to the Fullest: Rent Biggie’s ‘One Room Shack’ for a Measly $4,000 Per Month If you ever dreamed of sipping Mo’ on the living room floor of the Brooklyn apartment immortalized by the Notorious B.I.G., you might not be able to play Nintendo with Cease-a-Leo, but for a scant $4,000 per month, you can rent Biggie’s childhood hom...
03:00, 06/25/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which it promised would come with powered grilling, steaming and baking stone attachments. Now, the SmartOv...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Outage in Netherlands knocks out emergency services for hours The Dutch were given a frightening lesson about society's reliance on technology. A major telecommunications outage knocked Netherland's version of 911 offline for a few hours on Monday, reported Reuters. The outage originated on Royal KPN&...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Brooklyn boy ‘can’t feel legs’ after shooting, may be paralyzed: family "Right now, Jayden has no sensation from the waist down. There is still some swelling [around his spinal cord]," said Bessie Watson-Grant, a registered nurse, outside the hospital where her grandson is on the mend....
03:17, 06/25/2019

City teachers fleeing New York at an alarming rate: report A staggering 41 percent of city teachers hired during the 2012-13 school year left the system during their first five years on the job, according to a new report. City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Monday that turnover among fledgling educators she...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Accused killer of National Guard girlfriend allegedly head-butts cop The Staten Island military man accused of murdering his National Guard girlfriend and their two young sons attacked two police officers on the way to his arraignment Monday — delaying the hearing for at least a day, sources said. Shane Walker, 36, al...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Scooter showdown ends with man shot in the Bronx It’s hell on two little wheels. A group of electric scooter riders faced off against two men sharing the same type of two-wheeler in the Bronx — with one allegedly opening fire after questioning the duo about being in a gang, police sources sai...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Congress flails after Trump’s deportation ultimatum Lawmakers are stumbling in their efforts to address the border crisis before bolting for the holiday recess, dimming long-shot hopes that Congress can meet President Donald Trump’s two-week deadline to stave off his threatened mass deportations. Hou...
03:17, 06/25/2019

Mets manager Callaway, pitcher Vargas fined after fiery confrontation with reporter The New York Mets fined manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas an undisclosed amount Monday, one day after the pair cursed out a newspaper reporter following a loss to the Chicago Cubs....
03:34, 06/25/2019

New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett reveals where his NFL allegiances lay New York Knicks rookie R.J. Barrett will look to make a great first impression in his first NBA season but a recent revelation may have some fans calling for a foul instead....
03:34, 06/25/2019

If Angels Were F1 Cars This Is How They'd Sing The Toro Rosso STR1 was the last F1 car to run a V10 engine. While reading firsthand accounts of its soul-stirring shriek on Reddit is fun, listening to it in this video clip might be the next-best thing to witnessing it in person....
03:34, 06/25/2019

Porsche Recalls Nearly 100,000 Cars for Rollaway Risk It is a rarified class of people who know what it’s like to roll up somewhere in a Porsche, but those very people, while fielding questions about how much their “Porsch” was, could also learn what it’s like for it to roll right on away—hence a new r...
03:34, 06/25/2019

Ford Is Bringing Back the Puma But Now It's a Lame Crossover The original 1997 Ford Puma was a fun, tiny, Europe-only two-door from a time when Ford Europe was obsessed with cat-like design cues. It even won Top Gear’s Car of the Year award. The new Puma will be a compact crossover, which will be like the orig...
03:34, 06/25/2019

Of Course a Toyota Corolla Can Rally If you’ve never paid much attention to the humble Toyota Corolla, then perhaps now is the time to start. The Toyota has a reputation for being the sensible purchase for the economically minded, but it’s also a car for the part-time rally driver. Or f...
03:34, 06/25/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
03:51, 06/25/2019

Mets fine manager, pitcher after ugly clubhouse confrontation with reporter The episode involving Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas unfolded in the visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley Field, after the New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs....
03:51, 06/25/2019

I retired at 34 with $3 million – here are 5 downsides of early retirement I won’t lie: Early retirement has been a dream come true. I gave up a six-figure paycheck, but I gained something priceless in return: Freedom.       ...
04:34, 06/25/2019

Trump refuses to say if he has faith in FBI Director Wray: 'We'll see how it turns out' President Trump refused to say he has confidence in FBI Christopher Wray, who has previously stated he does not believe the president’s campaign was spied on....
04:34, 06/25/2019

FedEx CEO says shipping regulations creating 'impossible burden' for company: 'We are expected to be the policeman' FedEx's lawsuit against the Trump administration stems from its inability to police hundreds of thousands of shipments for regulatory violations, according to its CEO....
04:34, 06/25/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Mayor Pete Buttigieg came off 'small' during town hall "The Five" co-host Greg Gutfeld reacted to South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg performance at a town hall this weekend saying he came off as "small."...
04:34, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court Rules to Limit Freedom of Information Act Releases On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper in a case regarding the Freedom of Information Act, the law that allows disclosures of classified information held by the government, according to CNN. The ruling will make it harder for those wh...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Domino’s Pizza employee being praised by Sahuarita police TUCSON – A Domino’s Pizza employee is being praised by the Sahuarita Police Department for their quick action and possibly preventing a robbery. According to Lt. Sam Almodova on Saturday night an employee took a phone call from someone claiming to be...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Traffic Alert: Speedway Boulevard to Helen Street Road intersection closure TUCSON – On Friday, June 28, 2019, Cherry Avenue from Speedway Boulevard to Helen Street will close due to overnight construction to remove and replace asphalt. The project is scheduled to begin Friday at 7 P.M. and should be complete by 6 A.M...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Vail man pleads guilty for murdering wife, daughter TUCSON – The Vail man accused of killing his wife and daughter at their home in Vail entered a plea deal in connection to the case Monday. Back on Feb. 2, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home on Tomasita Drive near S...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Crews control house fire in South Tucson SOUTH TUCSON, Ariz. – Fire crews battled a fire that broke out at a South Tucson residence Monday afternoon. According to officials, the house involved is located near 11 Avenue and 27th Street. Officials say the fire is currently under control...
05:00, 06/25/2019

TPD wrangles nearly a dozen horses set loose on east side TUCSON – A few Tucson Police Department officers had to saddle up Monday after they had to wrangle up nearly a dozen horses that got loose on the east side. According to TPD, about 10 horses were spotted wandering an area between Ridgeside Driv...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Police: Sierra Vista teen dies after falling from SUV SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A teenage boy died after falling from the roof of an SUV early Monday morning, police said. Sierra Vista police and fire departments responded to the area of Avenida Escuela and Blackbird Drive at approximately 12:11 a.m., to a ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Pickup driver accused of killing 7 in car crash described as ‘momma’s boy’ Somebody get him his mommy. A pickup driver accused of mowing down and killing seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was described by family member as a “good boy” — who would “always get flowers for his mom on Mother’s D...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Italian ‘cocaine king’ mafia boss escapes from prison in Uruguay An Italian Mafia boss nicknamed the “Cocaine King of Milan” broke out of a Uruguayan prison by climbing out of a hole in the roof, authorities said Monday. Notorious mobster Rocco Morabito and three other inmates made their exit from the ...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Postal worker fatally shot while delivering mail, cops say A postal worker was fatally shot Saturday in Louisiana while he was delivering mail — and a suspect has been arrested in connection to his murder, according to reports. Antonio Williams, a 52-year-old letter carrier, was gunned down around 11:2...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Airline wants woman prosecuted for storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert Jet2 has today vowed to prosecute a woman who sparked a hijack alert when she allegedly tried to open the plane’s emergency exit midair. Cabin crew had to drag the passenger to the ground as witnesses said she started to scream, “I’...
05:00, 06/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar falls with yields as more Fed talk awaited Asian stocks were left adrift on Tuesday as expectations of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve pushed down Treasury yields and the dollar, while lifting gold to six-year peaks....
05:00, 06/25/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 25 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Women’s football cannot – and should not – be judged on one wild game The Cameroon players deserve criticism but when male players behave despicably we seem to judge individuals rather than the whole sportSome of the behaviour we saw from Cameroon’s players and their coach in their game against England was shocking, bu...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon’s Joel Tagueu out after ‘heart defect’ detected • Possible life-threatening defect identified by team doctor• Jonathan Kodjia gives Ivory Coast 1-0 win over South AfricaStriker Joel Tagueu has been withdrawn from Cameroon’s squad at the Africa Cup of Nations after a medical examination revealed a ...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Israel Folau: Australian Christian lobby hosts new fundraising effort ACL steps in after GoFundMe pulls plug on former Wallabies star’s online appealThe Australian Christian Lobby is hosting a fundraising effort on its website for the former Wallabies star Israel Folau after his GoFundMe page was shut down.As at 7am Tu...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Legendary Post columnist Steve Dunleavy dead at 81 Steve Dunleavy, the hard-hitting, hard-drinking journalist who helped define The New York Post as a crime reporter, editor and premier columnist, died Monday at his home on Long Island. He was 81. The cause was unknown. “Steve Dunleavy was one of the...
05:34, 06/25/2019

Twin arrested for allegedly stabbing her sister to death A New Jersey woman was arrested and charged with killing her identical twin sister in a Camden apartment, authorities said. Amanda Ramirez, 27, was charged with aggravated manslaughter for the fatal stabbing of her sister Anna Ramirez at about 5:30 a...
05:34, 06/25/2019

Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo wins 2018-19 NBA Most Valuable Player award Six years after entering the NBA as a skinny teenager full of raw talent, Giannis Antetokounmpo capped a season full of accolades with his first MVP.       ...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Ultrarich Americans Ask 2020 Presidential Hopefuls To Tax Them More A group of ultrarich Americans wants to pay more in taxes, saying the nation has a "moral, ethical and economic responsibility" to ensure that they do....
06:17, 06/25/2019

Trump "Comfortable With Any Outcome" In Talks With Xi, Says US Official U.S. President Donald Trump views this week's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as a chance to see where Beijing stands on the two countries' trade war, and is "comfortable with any outcome"......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Steve Dunleavy shrine proudly hangs in NY Post newsroom Steve Dunleavy spent so much time in one Midtown tavern that the owner built a shrine in his honor. Des O’Brien installed the custom-built, wooden wall hanging with a frosted-glass portrait of the hard-drinking journalist inside Langan’s Bar & Restau...
06:17, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people convicted of certain crimes involving firearms....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Open Source: the secret sauce to business success Software is at the heart of the digital revolution and, ultimately, it is what determines the success, agility and competitiveness of businesses looking to succeed in today’s fast paced, digital world.Open source is changing the way organisati...
06:34, 06/25/2019

Co-op to trial 100% compostable wrappers at Glastonbury Pop-up store will also sell water in recyclable aluminium cans and refillable bottles at festivalSandwiches in 100% compostable packaging will go on sale at Glastonbury festival which starts on Wednesday, as part of a trial launched by the Co-op.In w...
06:51, 06/25/2019

Medical cannabis firms press UK to loosen prescription rules Manufacturers say not allowing GPs to prescribe drug fails patients and forfeits gainsThe world’s largest medicinal cannabis company has urged the government to allow GPs to prescribe the drug, calling on the UK to be a “leader not a laggard” in one ...
06:51, 06/25/2019

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Nokia not immune to impact of trade war uncertainty, says its China president Finland's Nokia Oyj is not immune from the trade war between the United States and China which has caused economic uncertainty, the company's Greater China president said on Tuesday....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Prove Power Couple Status in Paris Ahead of Second Wedding Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner are setting the standard for summer fashion. Ahead of their second wedding in France, the duo took off to the fashion capital of Paris to sight-see, celebrate......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Kal Yafai steps forward Kal Yafai has his first fight as the longest-reigning current British world champion, writes Paul Wheeler The post Kal Yafai steps forward appeared first on Boxing News....
07:17, 06/25/2019

What to know about a ruptured eardrum Symptoms of a ruptured eardrum include ringing, hearing loss, and loss of balance. Causes include trauma to the ear and ear infection. A ruptured eardrum will often heal on its own. Learn more about ruptured eardrums here....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Mickey Callaway is the Mets’ sad puppet PHILADELPHIA — Before we get to the crazy, surreal and borderline pre-pubescent portion of the day, we should focus on the match that lit the fuse, which fed the dynamite, which fueled the inferno. That is also the 800-pound neon elephant that stalks...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Mark Cuban is still fighting back on NBA ‘owner’ saga Mark Cuban isn’t backing down from the NBA “owner” debate. “It’s not that big a deal,” Cuban told TMZ Sports. “If you run a company, own a company, start a company … you decide [on what to call yourself].” The Dallas Mavericks owner...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Jump in wildfires means smoke’s health impact will spread BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will affect tens of millions of people and cause premature deaths to spike. That’s prompting peo...
07:17, 06/25/2019

UCLA’s Garcia wins Collegiate Woman Athlete of Year LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA softball player Rachel Garcia has been named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year. Garcia was presented with the Honda Cup on Monday night in a ceremony at Galen Center on the USC campus. The junior pitcher from Palmdale, Cali...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Cambodia charges 4 Chinese after building collapse killed 28 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — A court in Cambodia has charged four Chinese people with crimes over the collapse of a building under construction that killed 28 workers. The Preah Sihanouk provincial court said Tuesday the construction owner was char...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Copa America: Ecuador and Japan eliminated after draw BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Ecuador and Japan were eliminated from the Copa America after a 1-1 draw on Monday, giving Paraguay a spot in the quarterfinals of the South American competition. Paraguay could only cheer after losing to Colombia in Gro...
07:17, 06/25/2019

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes have an outsized effect with narrowly-focused efforts, and is an adversary certainly capable of keepin...
07:17, 06/25/2019

4 deaths near U.S.-Mexico border may be a preview of the summer Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer....
07:17, 06/25/2019

Here's how to prep for Amazon Prime Day now that dates are revealed Here's how the dates for Amazon Prime Day will impact how you shop the sale, from the time it starts to the best deals we're expecting this year.       ...
07:34, 06/25/2019

The Women's World Cup Video Game Experience Is Sadly Half-Assed The Women’s World Cup has brought together the best teams and players from across the planet, all in the name of some fantastic football (and nightmarish VAR). You might think that, with the eyes of the world upon France and the women’s game, that it...
07:51, 06/25/2019

Cavani pounces against Chile to give Uruguay top spot A late header from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over Copa America holders Chile on Monday which saw them snatch top spot in Group C at their opponents' expense and set up a quarter-final meeting with Peru....
07:51, 06/25/2019

K-Pop's BTS now in your pocket with mobile game K-Pop stars BTS have conquered the charts with their music and the box office with documentary "Burn the Stage: The Movie," and now they're aiming for mobile phones with the game BTS World....
08:00, 06/25/2019

Chicago 6-month-old on life support after cops say mom slammed him into furniture: report A 6-month-old Illinois boy is on life support Monday after his mother allegedly slammed him into furniture in their suburban Chicago home Friday, leaving him unconscious before eventually asking a neighbor to call for help, police said....
08:17, 06/25/2019

'Cowboys can be gay too': visiting the bars where LGBT Americans can live their truth Fifty years after Stonewall, and with Trump trying to roll back LGBTQ rights, Dominic Rushe visits three gay bars in different states – and finds them as vibrant and vital as everThe gay bar is in trouble. Fifty years after the Stonewall Inn in New Y...
08:17, 06/25/2019

CNN's Fareed Zakaria: 'Thousands' could die because of Trump's sanctions on Iran CNN host Fareed Zakaria warned President Trump on Monday night that "thousands" could potentially die due to the new sanctions his administration has placed on Iran. ...
08:17, 06/25/2019

'Good day for a chokehold': the police endorsing racism and violence on Facebook More than 100 officers have faced official repercussions after study collected 5,000 posts from eight departmentsOne post showed a photo of a dog, apparently squatting to defecate. “Hold on I got a black lives matter movement going on right now” was ...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Gold hits six-year high as geopolitical tensions bubble - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: Gold leaps to six-year highIranian tensions and trade war fears worry investorsDollar under pressure after Trump attacks Fed 7.38am BST The gold price has jumped by over 10% this...
09:00, 06/25/2019

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly outbreakMoise Kitsakihu-Mbira has lost his brother, his grandson and 11 other family members to Ebola. ...
09:00, 06/25/2019

‘I think therefore I cycle’: 50 years of Dutch protest posters – in pictures We rounded up half a century of protest posters and stickers from campaigns which helped Amsterdam become the ‘cycle capital of the world’Bike City Amsterdam by Fred Feddes and Marjolein de Lange is published by Bas Lubberhuizen Continue reading......
09:00, 06/25/2019

What to expect when you're expecting a rate cut A week of dovish fireworks out of the central banking community has just gone by with most of the world's leading central banks now guiding towards easing in light of downside risks to growth....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Amid skepticism, US to launch first part of Middle East peace plan in Bahrain The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment....
09:00, 06/25/2019

David Dahl's two-run homer carries Rockies past Giants 2-0 David Dahl hit a two-run homer in the third that held up for Jon Gray, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a three-game skid by beating the San Francisco Giants 2-0       ...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Community mourns Sierra Vista teen killed in crash SIERRA VISTA – Family, friends parents and fellow students all gathered together on Monday night to mourn the loss of a 15-year-old killed in a tragic accident. More than 100 people came together at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Sierra Vista...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Puppy found dumped on side of Mississippi road in arm chair BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WLBT) – A puppy was found dumped on the side of a Brookhaven road in an armchair with a television. A woman who spotted the truck dumping the furniture and pup on Gaston Trail called animal control to get the dog help....
09:17, 06/25/2019

How to download and install macOS Catalina’s public beta right now Apple released the public beta versions of its new operating systems iOS 13, iPadOS, WatchOS 6, macOS Catalina, and tvOS 13. These versions might have some bugs and niggles, but if you’re curious like me, you’ll want to install them and check out the...
09:17, 06/25/2019

University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck took a Lyft to meet someone at a park. Now she's missing Salt Lake City police are searching for Mackenzie Lueck, who has been missing for a week, though at this point, police are not suspecting foul play.        ...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Tiger Woods dropped from wrongful death suit Tiger Woods' attorneys announced Monday that the estate of a bartender who crashed his car and died after leaving The Woods Jupiter in December had voluntarily dismissed Woods as a defendant....
09:17, 06/25/2019

Amazon wants to use its drones to watch your home Amazon has filed a patent that proposes, in part, to use a drone to keep tabs on your home. The patent, “Unmanned aerial vehicle-based surveillance as a service,” discusses “surveillance alerts” and “surveillance action” done for a property. The pate...
09:34, 06/25/2019

Three Chinese banks face U.S. action in North Korean sanctions probe: Washington Post Three large Chinese banks could lose their access to the U.S. financial system after a judge found them in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in a probe into violation of North Korean sanctions, The Washington Post reported https://wapo.s...
09:34, 06/25/2019

In Bahrain, U.S. to launch economic part of Mideast peace plan amid skepticism The first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an "economy first" approach ...
09:34, 06/25/2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Reportedly Earns $1.1 Million in Debut Weekend Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has clocked an estimated $1.1 million in its first weekend since launch, and is expected to reach $10 million in a month....
09:51, 06/25/2019

Amazon Will Release 14 Prime Video Titles in 14-Day Run-Up to Prime Day Amazon has announced 14 new movie and TV series titles that will be dropping on Prime Video in the 14-day run-up to Prime Day 2019, which runs for two days from July 15-16 even though it's singular......
09:51, 06/25/2019

Public Service Announcement: Please Stop Interrupting Dodgers Games To Hug Cody Bellinger In the bottom of the eighth inning Monday night in Arizona, a young woman ran from the stands and into right field, where she appeared to awkwardly hug Dodgers superstar Cody Bellinger. Needless to say, this ended with the young woman being arrested....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Belgium: Man arrested over US Embassy attack plot The suspect was reportedly seen acting suspiciously near the US Embassy in Brussels. He has been charged with an attempted terrorist attack, but denies any involvement....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Bacteria from your gut may be the key to running farther What separates average athletes from elite ones? Aside from years and years of training, dedication to the craft and natural advantages, it may have to do with what is in your gut. In a paper published this week in Nature Medicine, researchers from t...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Hours-long standoff with armed Staten Island man ends without incident Police on Staten Island engaged in a four-hour standoff with an armed man who locked himself inside his sprawling home Monday night, law enforcement sources said. Authorities were called to the Pleasant Plains Avenue home about 8:45 p.m. by the man’s...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Hilarious #HornChallenge Has TikTok Users Laughing Out Loud The #HornChallenge involves pressing the face of a friend, family member or, in some cases, even a pet, as a honking sound plays in the background. Since the trend started, thousands of videos with......
10:17, 06/25/2019

Refurbishing Prince Harry and wife Meghan's home cost $3 million The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was $3 million, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday as it detailed how the royal family had spent money provided by taxpayers....
10:17, 06/25/2019

Jeep Compass Trailhawk Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 26.8 Lakh Jeep has finally launched the most extreme off-road version of the Compass. The Jeep Compass Trailhawk builds on off road credentials with dedicated features, more low end grunt and revised styling in......
10:34, 06/25/2019

Toyota Joins Hands With Infosys To Boost Digital Transformation In Europe Infosys will help drive innovation and optimization agenda backed by Next Generation AI and automation solutions and deliver a future ready landscape for TMHE....
10:34, 06/25/2019

2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 S First Ride Review Ducati ups the power-cruiser genre with the new Ducati Diavel 1260. But it's more than just a cruiser with an updated engine. It packs a level of performance and agility that will leave most cruisers......
10:34, 06/25/2019

Icahn’s $500M Caesars-Eldorado earnings saved by real estate investor A little-known real estate investor helped earn Carl Icahn an estimated half-billion dollars. The $8.5 billion deal to merge casino chain Caesars Entertainment with rival Eldorado Resorts, announced Monday, was falling apart until real estate investo...
10:51, 06/25/2019

METALS-Copper rises on supply concerns, weaker dollar Copper prices advanced on Tuesday as extended strike at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine raised concerns about supply, while a weaker dollar also lent some support....
10:51, 06/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade stress hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves Asian shares were haunted by trade anxiety Tuesday while the risk of more dovish talk from the Federal Reserve pushed down Treasury yields and the dollar, propelling gold to fresh six-year peaks....
10:51, 06/25/2019

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions ‘outrageous and idiotic’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “outrageous and idiotic,”        ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Fund supermarket Allfunds bulks up with Credit Suisse deal Spain's Allfunds Group is buying Credit Suisse's business-to-business investment fund platform InvestLab for an undisclosed sum as the investment services industry consolidates to reap the benefits of scale....
11:17, 06/25/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the U.S.-Japan Defense Treaty Irking Trump A longstanding defense treaty between the U.S. and Japan is the latest international agreement to attract the ire of President Donald Trump. He is said to have mused about withdrawing from the treaty because he sees it as one-sided, since it promises...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Should pets ever be kept in classrooms? Animal charities say it’s teaching the wrong lessons – but schools argue it inspires children to learn about the natural worldWatching duck eggs hatch in a classroom was a “wow” experience that brought the topic to life, says Sarah Holmes, teacher in...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Child gambling is a form of self-harm – it’s too complex for a quick-fix clinic | Anouchka Grose Simple therapies such as CBT can be only partly effective. We need to rein in an industry that unscrupulously targets vulnerable young peopleAlmost half a million children in England and Wales are gambling regularly, with about 55,000 estimated to ha...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Facebook Fires Back at Apple's Cook A senior Facebook executive, Nick Clegg, took a veiled shot at Apple, continuing the sniping between the tech giants as their business models are under increasing scrutiny from global regulators....
12:17, 06/25/2019

Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting CINCINNATI (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the featured speaker at a black press convention. The National Newspaper Publishers Association gathers Tuesday in Cincinnati, with organizers expecting some 500 people t...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visit LONDON (AP) — U.K. Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life, despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompte...
12:17, 06/25/2019

UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Britain’s defense secretary says the country’s most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its first missions over Syria and Iraq as part of the ongoing operations against the Islamic State group...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Areas of Land Between the Lakes closed to remove debris GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says areas of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will be closed for several days so crews can clear storm debris. A statement from the agency on Monday says three severe storms with high wi...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Pakistan thanks Qatar for planned $3 billion investment ISLAMABAD (AP) — Islamabad has thanked Qatar for the $3 billion investment in Pakistan announced by the energy-rich Gulf Arab nation’s ruler. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, economic adviser to Pakistani prime minister, tweeted Pakistan’s thanks on ...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Albania president rejects ruling to hold municipal elections TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s president has condemned a decision by electoral authorities in favor of holding municipal elections this weekend, calling on the ruling Socialists to hold talks and not carry out an “imaginary” votin...
12:17, 06/25/2019

StubHub's ticket loyalty program offers VIP access Do you spend a fortune on StubHub tickets? To the point where you could buy a decent used car instead? StubHub is ready to spoil you. The ticket exchange has launched a Beyond loyalty program that gives its biggest customers some equally large per...
12:34, 06/25/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
12:34, 06/25/2019

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup, VAR – again – and Newcastle Our cartoonist on a dramatic set of games in France, including England’s win over CameroonBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
13:00, 06/25/2019

Football transfer rumours: Sancho to Manchester United if Pogba leaves? Today’s fluff is taking a flyerTwo high-end wantaway stars; two clubs vexed by what to do with them, so here’s a wheeze: why don’t they swap clubs? That’s the possible option touted by Paris Saint-Germain for Neymar and Paul Pogba, who, according to ...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Nissan boss stays on board after post-Ghosn AGM Nissan's chief executive has won shareholder approval to remain on the board and usher in a new system of committees to oversee company governance....
13:17, 06/25/2019

Drones delay flights at Singapore's Changi Airport for second time in a week Drone sightings, alongside weather conditions, delayed 18 flights and forced a further seven to be diverted Monday evening, according to the country's Civil Aviation Authority....
13:17, 06/25/2019

7-year fight for Lake Washington shoreline ends with Seattle paying $800G to property owners, turning lot into public park A Lake Washington shoreline lot near Lake City has become a public park, ending a seven-year legal fight that pitted local residents and adjacent property owners who wanted to take the land for themselves....
13:17, 06/25/2019

Tourists In Kyoto Are Making Geisha's Lives Difficult If you are visiting Kyoto, you probably want to take lots and lots of photos. But when you do, there are some things to keep in mind, especially when you see geisha....
13:17, 06/25/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unraveling over political speech.The knitting community – traditionally viewed as a wholesome, screen-free,...
13:51, 06/25/2019

My wife says sex makes her feel violated, but she won’t talk about it Asking about it usually leaves her sobbing and accusing me of pushing her too far. I want to know why she gets so upsetMy partner and I have been together for 18 years and have two wonderful children and a happy life. Our sex life has never been as g...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Nigel Slater’s squid with pea and coriander chutney Tender squid rings in a piquant spicy green chutneyChop 75g of coriander leaves and stems and put them in a blender. Pour in 25ml of vegetable or groundnut oil. Peel 50g of ginger, reduce to a purée on a fine-toothed grater, then add to the blender w...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Jared Kushner's economic blueprint for Palestinians faces boycott and derision Trump son-in-law’s plan, which ignores the key political issues, is dismissed as ‘a fantasy that is completely divorced from reality’A US-designed economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday, without the pa...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump says sexual assault accuser E Jean Carroll 'not my type' Writer claims Trump forced himself on her in New York department store in 1990sDonald Trump has said a New York-based advice columnist who accused him of sexually assaulting her in a department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type”.“I’ll say it wi...
13:51, 06/25/2019

BMW aims to double electric and hybrid sales in next two years Carmaker to have 25 electrified models on sale by 2023 as strict new EU rules loomBMW is accelerating its push away from the internal combustion engine towards battery technology, as the German carmaker seeks to double the number of electric and hybr...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Alleged moderator of dark web drug market AlphaBay facing 20 years in prison An alleged moderator of AlphaBay, a dark web marketplace, has been indicted for facilitating sales on the site before law enforcement shut it down as a result of Operation Bayonet.   According to court documents, the moderator received numerous payme...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Mom must get education, job after daughter’s shooting death GARY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter’s shooting death has been ordered to take parenting classes, get an education, stay off drugs and find a job. ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

No charges in fatal shooting at Kansas cellphone store OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A clerk at a suburban Kansas City phone store will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man who police say was trying to rob the store. Fox4KC reports the Johnson County District Attorney’s office announced Monda...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the entrance of a government tax office. Those who apologized Tuesday said they are trying to maintain ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Report: Shooting On I-75 In Cincinnati Leaves 1 Dead, Shuts Roadway For Hours CINCINNATI (WLWT) — At least one person was dead after a shooting late Monday night along Interstate Highway 75 in Cincinnati. WLWT reports that the shooting occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes near Interstate Highway 74. Investig...
14:00, 06/25/2019

England youth teams must become 'streetwise', says Under-21s boss Aidy Boothroyd: 'Talent needs some structure' Aidy Boothroyd says England need to learn to get "streetwise" through all their age groups after his Under-21s ended a disappointing Euro campaign with a 3-3 draw against Croatia....
14:00, 06/25/2019

| Derby free Lampard to conclude Chelsea return Frank Lampard's return to Chelsea as the club's new manager edged closer as Derby granted permission for the Premier League club to conclude negotiations....
14:17, 06/25/2019

Tsitsipas faces steep learning curve at Wimbledon The rise of Stefanos Tsitsipas is one of the feel-good stories of tennis this year but the Greek world number six with the infectious smile and aggressive game will be out of his comfort zone as the grass-court season builds up to Wimbledon....
14:17, 06/25/2019

We may never resolve our conflicted feelings about Michael Jackson If you have conflicted feelings about Michael Jackson on the 10th anniversary of his death, you are not alone. Don't expect to resolve them soon.        ...
14:34, 06/25/2019

Deutsche Telekom wins SK Telecom backing for venture arm; 5G joint venture agreed Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
14:34, 06/25/2019

Dutch to investigate cause of network outage telecom KPN: Justice minister Dutch Justice Minister Ferd Grapperhaus on Tuesday said the government will launch an investigation into how an outage at telecom Royal KPN knocked out the national emergency service number for several hours....
14:34, 06/25/2019

Scientists successfully transfer 1st test tube rhino embryo BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Europe say they’ve successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female whose eggs were fertilized in vitro, as part of an effort to save another nearly extinct sub-species of the giant horned mammal....
14:51, 06/25/2019

From Meeting Alaïa To Her First Vogue Cover, Naomi Campbell Shares The 5 Moments That Have Shaped Her Career Campbell, who feels “humbled and blessed” by the badge of honour bestowed on her by the BFC, talks Vogue through the moments that have contributed to her icon status...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Is 'dark tourism' on the rise? It's the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, responsible for causing an incalculable number of deaths and exposing millions to dangerous radiation....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Big debate over Boris Johnson police call From the moment Boris Johnson joined the race to be Britain's next prime minister last month, victory has seemed likely for the larger-than-life Conservative politician....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson downgrades tax cuts for rich pledge by claiming he would prioritise helping the poor – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the latest from the Tory leadership contest and Boris Johnson’s LBC phone-in 1.38pm BST Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative leader and arch-Brexiter, has been appoi...
14:51, 06/25/2019

Kaiser's descendant loses court battle to regain 13th-century castle Court rules against Georg Friedrich Ferdinand’s claim on ruins of Rheinfels CastleA German court has ruled against a claim by the great-great-grandson of the country’s last kaiser to the picturesque ruins of a 13th-century castle overlooking the Rhin...
14:51, 06/25/2019

|SAadds22000jobsinfirstquarterof2019-StatsSA Stats SA has published its latest Quarterly Employment Statistics bulletin, which gives an overview of employment in SA's non-agricultural formal sector....
15:00, 06/25/2019

|SpaceXlaunchesFalconHeavyrocketfromFlorida,its‘mostdifficult’ever Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the US military early Tuesday, a spectacular night time liftoff that Musk described as the company’s toughest yet....
15:00, 06/25/2019

'It's not true,' Mets GM Van Wagenen says he didn't order Jacob deGrom pulled from game A New York Post report said Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen ordered manager Mickey Callaway to pull pitcher Jacob deGrom from a game in Phoenix on June 1.       ...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths In the wake of several tourist deaths, Hard Rock will remove liquor dispensers in its Dominican Republic and Mexican rooms starting this week.       ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

Radio review – a dream voyage to the moon and back Arcola, LondonAl Smith’s searching, sad play is revived to mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landingHere’s a play to enjoy with your eyes closed. It’s not that Radio isn’t lovely to watch. Josh Roche directs with graceful restraint and Soph...
15:17, 06/25/2019

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

Best US airports for cheap international flights, per Scott's Cheap Flights Need a flight for cheap? Check out this list of the best airports to fly out of for cheap international flights.       ...
15:34, 06/25/2019

No fully electric M cars until at least 2025, says BMW development boss Weight of batteries is too great to create a true performance car at present, claims Klaus Frohlich BMW M cars will not go fully electric until they can offer comparable track or fast road driving experiences to today’s cars, according to the firm’s...
15:34, 06/25/2019

Ford Mustang Bullitt production extended to 2020 Larger quota of special-edition, power-boosted pony car made available after initial run sold out instantly Ford has extended the production of its special-edition Mustang Bullitt into 2020, after the initial run of cars sold out almost as soon as t...
15:34, 06/25/2019

Opinion: a beginner's guide to the Nurburgring 24 hours Fantastic machinery, crazy fans and action-packed racing should make the N24 a fixture on any petrolhead’s calendar The Nürburgring is a place that enjoys hallowed status within the collective psyche of petrolheads everywhere. For decades, the treac...
15:34, 06/25/2019

Seat tech boss: it’s ‘possible’ to stop cars speeding for good Seat's head of connected car and infotainment claims the technology is there for governments to easily put blanket speed restrictions on new cars One of the Volkswagen Group’s senior figures in in-car technology has confirmed it has reached the poin...
15:34, 06/25/2019

James Ruppert: In celebration of the long-reigning Ford Fiesta A Fiesta ST of this era with 100k miles can be found for £1795 Nearly 100,000 used Fiestas changed hands last year, which isn't surprising when you consider the wide array of variants on offer You can rely on the Society of Motor Manufacturers and...
15:34, 06/25/2019

Germany's halted autobahn toll scheme cost €53 million, so far The transport minister faces a grilling in the Bundestag over a contentious policy rejected by European courts. Prior to the session, he released unredacted information on the project so far....
15:34, 06/25/2019

These hackers broke into 10 telecoms companies to steal customers' phone records Researchers at Cybereason say a nation-state-backed intelligence operation has compromised at least 10 global telco companies - to such an extent the attackers run a "de facto shadow IT department"....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Tata Sky Binge Review: 5 Streaming Services in One for a Single Monthly Fee Tata Sky is the latest to try to cash in on the video streaming revolution with its new premium service, Tata Sky Binge. We find out what's so special about it....
15:34, 06/25/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens flat ahead of Fed speeches U.S. stocks opened flat on Tuesday, as rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that U.S.-China trade talks may generate little progress kept investors on the sidelines, ahead of a handful of speeches by Federal Reserve officials later in the day...
15:51, 06/25/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks end losing streak, Iran sanctions weigh on most of Gulf Saudi Arabia's stock market snapped a four-day losing streak in late wave of buying on Tuesday, while other major Middle East bourses dropped after the United States imposed sanctions on Iran's leadership. Saudi Arabia's share index was up 0.6% w...
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UPDATE 4-AbbVie looks beyond Humira with $63 bln deal for Botox-maker Allergan Drugmaker AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Botox-maker Allergan Plc for about $63 billion, grabbing control of by far the biggest name in medical aesthetics to help reduce its reliance on blockbuster arthritis treatment Humira....
15:51, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
15:51, 06/25/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said on Tuesday....
15:51, 06/25/2019

Don't let volatility or the trade war scare you. This is a good time to buy stocks If you are investing for the next three-to five-years rather than minutes, then short-term volatility should not scare you out of stocks.       ...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Wladimir Klitschko escapes at sea from flaming boat Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has to be rescued on the high seas The post Wladimir Klitschko escapes at sea from flaming boat appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51, 06/25/2019

The European Games so far British and Irish boxers kick off the European Games with an array of wins but some big names are eliminated early. John Dennen on the opening days’ action from June 22-24 The post The European Games so far appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51, 06/25/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Bern Formula E red flag reset call "super-unfair" Lucas di Grassi maintains that resetting the order of the pack following the first corner crash in ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix to the starting grid positions was "super-unfair"...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Church Seeks Help Identifying 2 Burglars RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – A Richmond church is cleaning up after two burglars broke in early Saturday morning. The two individuals were captured on CCTV and they are hoping the public might recognize them. The break-in happened around 4 a.m. at th...
16:00, 06/25/2019

US home price growth slows for 13th straight month in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home price gains slowed for the 13th straight month in April, evidence that weaker demand is keeping prices in check even as mortgage rates fall. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2.5% in April from a...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor gets prison for rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison for raping his estranged wife. Bernard Sigh, of Milton, was sentenced Monday in Norfolk Superior Court....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Deutsche Bank's Equities Chief Expected to Leave Deutsche Bank’s global head of equities is expected to leave the bank, the latest move in a planned downsizing of the German lender’s investment bank, according to people familiar with the matter....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Ethiopia pays tribute to slain military chief Ethiopia held a memorial on Tuesday for the army chief of staff slain with four other senior officials in weekend attacks that posed the biggest threat yet to the prime minister's reforms....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Iranian fishermen find parts of downed U.S. drone: ambassador Iranian fishermen have found parts of the U.S drone shot down by the Islamic Republic last week, Iran's ambassador to Britain, Hamid Baeidinejad, said on Tuesday....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Factbox: No-deal Brexit - what it might mean for UK economy Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, has raised the prospect of a shock for the world's fifth-biggest economy by pledging to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a transition deal if necessary....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Xinjiang vice-governor defends centers for Uighurs at U.N. rights forum The vice-governor of China's Xinjiang region responded to international condemnation of state-run detention camps on Tuesday by saying they were vocational centers which had helped "save" people from extremist influences....
16:17, 06/25/2019

| Heat is on as women's World Cup steps into the sauna With the temperature in France soaring, organisers are taking steps to adapt as the winter sport again faces the problem of playing its marquee tournaments in summer....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Here's How Much Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Home Renovations Really Cost It looks like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's home renovations came with a hefty price tag. According to The Sovereign Grant and Sovereign Grant Reserve's annual report, the Duke......
16:17, 06/25/2019

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the federal debt....
16:34, 06/25/2019

Bill Gates' biggest mistake at Microsoft? Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says letting Google’s Android platform become dominant was his “biggest mistake” at the company.       ...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Argentina: It’s time to take money off the table Argentina’s politicians have played their cards for the coming presidential election – Cristina Kirchner surprised everyone by lining up behind Alberto Fernandez....
16:34, 06/25/2019

35st mum fears she'll die young but struggles to ditch 4,000 calorie-a-day diet A MUM spoke about her weight concerns on 5Star documentary, Eating Ourselves to Death. The diabetic parent worries she will die young due to her 35st bulk....
16:34, 06/25/2019

Orpik retires after 15 NHL seasons, 2 Stanley Cup titles Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has decided to retire after 15 NHL seasons and two Stanley Cup championships. The 38-year-old announced his retirement Tuesday. Orpik says his body is telling him “it is time to move on to something n...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Union at risk from 'us v them' nationalism - Gordon Brown Former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned the future of the United Kingdom is at risk from the rise of "narrow nationalism" that makes people "hate their neighbours"....
16:51, 06/25/2019

Yankees tie Major League record for longest consecutive games with home run New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks' home run against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night gave the Yankees a home run in 27 consecutive games, tying a Major League record....
16:51, 06/25/2019

Gold investors have been waiting a long time for this breakout moment and it's happening Investors are piling into gold, sending the precious metal to a six-year high on Monday, and analysts think the commodity has established a base to go even higher....
16:51, 06/25/2019

West Indies legend Brian Lara hospitalised with chest pains Lara reportedly taken to Mumbai hospital after heart scareCricket West Indies sends wishes for a ‘speedy recovery’Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has been hospitalised in Mumbai with chest pains.Lara, who holds the records for the highest indiv...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Escobar: Over 200 children removed from Clint border facility Over 200 migrant children held at an overcrowded border patrol station have been moved following reports last week of hundreds of children detained in unsanitary conditions without adequate food or care....
17:17, 06/25/2019

UK finances forecast to suffer under most forms of Brexit Cost of leaving EU will also impede new policy initiatives, thinktank’s report saysMost forms of Brexit will worsen the country’s finances and reduce space for new initiatives to address child poverty, social care and left-behind communities that som...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik announces retirement “I’ve been extremely lucky to have the best job in the world for many years, but my body is telling me it is time to move on to something new,” said the two-time Cup winner....
17:17, 06/25/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Levi's Jeans, Instant Pot Egg Tray, Burrow Couches, and More A Levi’s jeans Gold Box on Amazon, an Instant Pot egg tray, and Burrow’s customizable couches lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:17, 06/25/2019

Who's Running The Mets? Early Monday evening, the Knicks briefly wrested back the crown for the New York metropolitan area’s largest tire fire. Briefly. Because only a little later Monday evening, the Mets were in the news again. And when the Mets are in the news, it’s neve...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy center booster narrowly miss its mark SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket early this morning, and it was just the third time it’s ever done so. The massive rocket — a pair of side boosters strapped to its central core booster — successfully sailed skyward and delive...
17:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. Steel Seeks to Make More With Fewer Furnaces Falling steel prices are adding pressure to U.S. Steel’s plan to get better performance from its mills by making overdue repairs and equipment upgrades....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Nazis Weren't the Only Ones Using Meth During World War II Adolf Hitler’s use of methamphetamine, otherwise known as crystal meth, has been well documented during recent years in books like Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler. But did you know that Nazi soldiers, British troops, and even Americ...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Rain gives Canadian farmers relief for now from three-year drought With drought turning Chad Ross's pastures brown, the Saskatchewan rancher sent 140 head of cattle to slaughter earlier than usual this spring, as the Canadian Prairies' three-year drought made them too expensive to feed....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Russian heatwave not affecting spring wheat areas too much: state weather forecaster Conditions for Russia's spring wheat harvest are generally good or satisfactory with only a few areas affected by a heatwave that has hit some parts of the country, state weather forecaster Hydrometcentre said on Tuesday....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Capitals to qualify restricted free agent forward Andre Burakovsky Because Burakovsky’s salary last season was $3.25 million, his qualifying offer has to match that, and it’s considered a slight overpay for a player whose production has flatlined the past two seasons....
17:51, 06/25/2019

How 2020 Democrats are preparing for the first debate Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Miami this week for the first pair of debates with many hoping to do what only few so far have achieved: score a breakout moment....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump to Iran: Attacks on 'anything American' will draw 'overwhelming' force Hours after his administration was roundly condemned by the Iranian government Tuesday, President Donald Trump delivered another verbal assault that included direct threats against Tehran amid already heightened tensions...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Offseason headlines star Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, coaching changes Heath Cummings gets you up to speed on the biggest offseason headlines and what they mean for Fantasy, from Antonio Brown to major coaching changes and everything in between....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Fantasy Football: Ex Post Outcome -- Can Kliff Kingsbury fix David Johnson? Ben Gretch continues his Ex Post Outcome series with a look at what went wrong for David Johnson in 2018, and whether he can rebound in the remade 2019 Arizona Cardinals offense....
17:51, 06/25/2019

How to do a clean install of Windows 10: Which option is best for you? A clean install is the ultimate troubleshooting technique, but it's also the best way to repurpose a device you no longer need or to get a fresh start. By my count, there are four ways to do a clean install. Here are the pros and cons of each....
17:51, 06/25/2019

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in p...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Man accused of wife’s murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Lyft driver details last time seeing Mackenzie Lueck before she went missing The University of Utah sorority sister who disappeared after taking a Lyft ride more than a week ago was last seen climbing into another vehicle after she was dropped off, police said. Mackenzie Lueck, 23, arrived at Salt Lake City airport on June 17...
18:00, 06/25/2019

How Martian microbes could survive in the salty puddles of the Red Planet In extraordinarily salty puddles of water resembling ones you might find on Mars, bacteria can survive getting completely dried out, suggesting that the Red Planet may be more habitable than previously thought, according to a new study....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Triple-threat 'comet interceptor' could explore an undiscovered space object A new mission will intercept an undiscovered comet en route to Earth's orbit, the first of its kind to observe a pristine interstellar object as it enters the inner solar system....
18:17, 06/25/2019

U.N. expert Philip Alston: Global wealth gap threatens 'climate apartheid' A U.N. expert said Tuesday the world is headed for a "climate apartheid" that could see those living in poverty most affected by greenhouse gases -- mainly because the wealthy will have paid to avoid them....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Ukranian tycoon Dmytro Firtash will be extradited to the U.S. for bribery charges The Austrian Supreme Court will allow billionaire businessman Dmytro Firtash to be extradited to the United States, where he will face bribery charges and could be sentenced to 50 years in prison....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Japan denies report of Trump remarks on decades-old defense pact Japan has moved to swiftly deny a press report suggesting U.S. President Donald Trump is considering withdrawing from the 1951 U.S.-Japan security treaty....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong activists crowdfund for anti-extradition bill voice at G20 Hong Kong activists have raised more than HK$5 million ($640,606) in a crowdfunding campaign to take out newspaper ads in a bid to get a controversial extradition bill on the agenda at the G20 summit....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Trump threatens 'obliteration' as Iran slams sanctions on Khamenei U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to obliterate parts of Iran if the Islamic Republic attacked "anything American", as Iran said the latest U.S. sanctions had closed off any chance of diplomacy....
18:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Kabul U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday to discuss ongoing peace talks with the Taliban and the security situation ahead of Afghan presidential polls in September....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Brazil government confident of lower house pension reform vote before July 18 recess Brazil's government expects the lower house of Congress to vote on pension reform before lawmakers break for recess on July 18, presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Tuesday....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Timeline: Key dates for Britain's Brexit crisis Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal, all before Oct. 31, when it is scheduled to leave the European Union....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Saudi forces say they have captured leader of Yemen branch of Islamic State Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group, the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Cease-and-desist transforms Mario Royale into DMCA Royale Enlarge / Mario? Who is Mario? My name is Infringio, and I'm a completely original character. (credit: Inferno Plus) Web-based game Mario Royale attracted quite a bit of attention last week by taking Nintendo's well-known mascot and placing him nex...
18:17, 06/25/2019

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations and it let go about 100 people in the process, the CEO Timothy Peck told CNBC. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit, and is planning to pivot the business....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Transform Your Picnic Salads With Cocktail Bitters Bitters are used (almost entirely) to round out the flavor of cocktails, adding subtle—but much needed—bitter, herbal notes. Unless you’re a fan of bitters and soda, you rarely get a taste of the bitters themselves; they just make other things taste ...
18:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged....
18:34, 06/25/2019

‘She’s not my type,’ Trump says of E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of sexual assault WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Community mourns Sierra Vista teen killed after falling from SUV SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Family, friends, parents and fellow students all gathered together on Monday night to mourn the loss of a 15-year-old killed in a tragic accident. More than 100 people came together at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Sier...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Samsung and Apple can't keep up with OnePlus The OnePlus 7 Pro is a great phone all around, but the area where it truly shines is speed: use it for just a short while, and you will notice that this phone sets a new standard for performance and fluidity. This is due to OnePlus focusing on two fu...
18:34, 06/25/2019

HTC U11 starts receiving Android Pie update again, no new bricking reported (yet) Despite keeping its fans waiting for a painfully long time, HTC somehow still managed to mess up the official Android Pie update for the high-end U11. The 2017-released 5.5-inch smartphone was treated to the long overdue UI makeover in Taiwan less th...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Apple releases public iOS 13 and iPadOS betas, here's how to download and install today Apple announced iOS 13 on June 3rd, and released the developer beta that same day. We usually have to wait a few weeks for the public beta to be released, and today is that very day, the same as last year when the public iOS 12 beta landed on June 25...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Budget 2019: 10 Things To Know About 'Budget Briefcase' Union Budget 2019: From economists to analysts to tax experts to the general public, all eyes remain on Budget announcements for any signs of changes in policy in the coming period....
18:51, 06/25/2019

Data brokers are selling your secrets. Some states are trying to stop them. It isn’t easy. Vermont’s new data broker registry highlights the difficulties of regulating dozens of secretive firms that buy and sell the personal information of millions of Americans....
18:51, 06/25/2019

Wendy Williams' Son Pleads Not Guilty In Assault Case Against Her Ex Kevin Hunter UPDATE: Wendy Williams' son Kevin Hunter Jr. pleaded not guilty in court today to a simple assault charge after allegedly getting into a physical fight with his dad Kevin Hunter. The......
18:51, 06/25/2019

Trump warns Iran of ‘overwhelming force’ in the event of an attack on ‘anything American’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the restrictions targeting the country’s supreme leader showed “certain failure” on the part of the Trump administration to isolate Iran....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Congressman Duncan Hunter used campaign money to fund extramarital affairs, prosecutors allege In a new court filing, prosecutors accused the California Republican of using his campaign coffers to pay for trips, dinners and drinks with five women....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Maduro’s ex-spy chief lands in U.S. armed with allegations against Venezuelan government Gen. Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera emerged from hiding in Colombia to allege Cubans in the palace, foreign fighters in the countryside and rot in Maduro’s inner circle....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Stop Trying to Make Mike Pompeo 2024 Happen Wednesday marks the first debate in the Democratic presidential primary, but Republicans are already thinking a bit further ahead to 2024. Including, apparently, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:17, 06/25/2019

Dow drops more than 100 points after Fed Chief Powell fails to signal rate cut is ahead Stocks fell on Tuesday after comments from the top Federal Reserve official raised questions about whether the central bank will cut interest rates next month....
19:34, 06/25/2019

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their prices....
19:51, 06/25/2019

It’s Officially Summer! Someone Put Grandma Out On The Deck Grab your sandals and your bathing suit, because sunny days and balmy nights are here to stay! Someone just put Grandma out on the deck, and that means it’s officially summer!...
19:51, 06/25/2019

BMW doubles down on driving with Vision M Next concept A low-slung, two-door, 600-hp, plug-in hybrid concept that previews the brand's design and technology road map, the BMW Vision M Next is the yin to the Vision iNext concept's yang that debuted in 2018 as an incubator of hands-free, autonomous driving...
19:51, 06/25/2019

'It was just an explosion': Driver in horrific motorcycle crash pleads not guilty as details emerge A pickup driver accused of slamming into a group of motorcycles faces arraignment Tuesday in New Hampshire on 7 counts of negligent homicide.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Some US women are taking reproductive matters into their own hands: They're ordering abortion pills by mail As access to abortion providers in the United States shrinks and legal restrictions pile up, women who want abortions are ordering pills online.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Miss Hooters Tennessee finalist arrested, accused of trashing boyfriend's house after breakup Madison Rogers, Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant, faces burglary and vandalism charges after police said she destroyed part of ex-boyfriend's house.        ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

One of the Pixel 4’s best new camera features came to the iPhone three years ago With a single teaser image, Google confirmed several of the recent Pixel 4 leaks that said the phone will have a design similar to what’s coming to the iPhone 11 when it comes to rear cameras. It also told us that the days of single-lens photog...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Lauren Tsai says her Legion character is "here to make some trouble" After a controversial second season finale, Legion is officially back for its third a final season of psychedelic visuals and mind-bending storytelling. Ahead of its premiere, we sat down with series newcomer Lauren Tsai, who plays the mysterious Swi...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Ryan Murphy to take Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, Awkwafina, and others to Netflix's Prom Ryan Murphy is kicking off his shiny new Netflix deal with a bit of a bang: Per Deadline, Murphy has consulted his impressively stuffed Rolodex of big-name friends to help him bring his film adaptation of the Tony-nominated stage musical, The Prom, t...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Tom Berenger and Beau Bridges are old, farting superheroes in the Supervized trailer This summer, the moviegoing masses will look up and shout, “Have we reached peak superhero yet?!” And Tom Berenger will look down and whisper, “[fart noise].” So it goes in the trailer for Supervized, a work of cinematic art in which Berenger, Beau B...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Here's what to expect from Avengers: Endgame's theatrical re-release this weekend Our little franchise is all grown up. Marvel’s Infinity Saga culminated with Avengers: Endgame this past April, raking in billions with its final showdown between our steel-jawed heroes and the weird-jawed Thanos. Now, as the film prepares to cede th...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Popular YouTuber Etika Dies At 29 Today, police confirmed the death of Desmond “Etika” Amofah, a well-known gaming YouTuber, after discovering him in Manhattan’s East River yesterday evening. Amofah’s body was found two days after police recovered his belongings on the Manhattan Brid...
20:17, 06/25/2019

Markelle Fultz Shooting Form Update: Indefinite Hiatus, But His Body-Fat Percentage Is "Very Good" Markelle Fultz, the former No. 1 pick banished from Philadelphia in favor of sunny and commercialized Central Florida, has had a quiet few months of rehabilitation. After Fultz finished up some shoulder work in California and crashed his new teammat...
20:34, 06/25/2019

Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on health apps Blue Shield of California is offering a new web and mobile app for consumers to pick their own wellness program or app. Because traditional workplace wellness programs aren't working....
20:34, 06/25/2019

‘Lock the S.O.B.’s Up’: Joe Biden and the Era of Mass Incarceration He now plays down his role overhauling crime laws with segregationist senators in the ’80s and ’90s. That portrayal today is at odds with his actions and rhetoric back then....
20:51, 06/25/2019

Abraham Lincoln’s Leap From a Window, and 4 Other Ways Lawmakers Have Fled Votes Republican state senators in Oregon have disappeared this month in an attempt to block a vote on climate change legislation. Minority parties have resorted to similar stunts for generations. One sure result: More division....
20:51, 06/25/2019

Keren Craig to exit Marchesa, her fashion brand with Georgina Chapman Marchesa has faced a difficult 18 months since the allegations of sexual misconduct against Chapman's ex-husband Harvey Weinstein first made headlines in October 2017....
20:51, 06/25/2019

U.S. border agency acting head to leave July 5 amid child detentions outcry The acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, John Sanders, is resigning and will leave his post on July 5, the agency said on Tuesday, a move that coincides with an outcry over the treatment of detained migrant chil...
20:51, 06/25/2019

St. Louis Cardinals' Jordan Hicks, who has thrown some of the fastest pitches in MLB this season, tears UCL St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jordan Hicks has thrown pitches at 104 and 103 mph this season but the hard-throwing right-hander is facing tough reality of what it means to throw like that....
20:51, 06/25/2019

The world's favorite super-cheap computer just got a big upgrade Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized desktop computer that has won over millions of hobbyists. It just got a big upgrade: The first major new edition of Raspberry Pi since February 2016 launches Monday, promising faster speeds and support for more mod...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Farmville is getting a new game as series turns 10 Farmville is 10 years old, and Zynga is celebrating by announcing a new Farmville game is in the works and that Trisha Yearwood is coming to Country Escape.Read More...
20:51, 06/25/2019

MX raises $100 million to clean and process financial data MX, a Utah-based startup that cleans and processes data for financial institutions and financial tech firms, has raised $100 million in venture capital.Read More...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Texas Monthly magazine bought by oil and gas heiress AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A billionaire oil and gas heiress has bought Texas Monthly magazine. The Austin-based monthly magazine said Tuesday that its new owner will be Randa Duncan Williams, whose late father founded Houston-based Enterprise Products Par...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Donors pledge over $110 million to help Palestinian refugees UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Donors have pledged over $110 million to help some 5 million Palestinian refugees, an amount the head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees called encouraging. But Pierre Kraehenbuehl in an announcement Tuesday after a don...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Orioles give top draft pick Rutschman $8.1 million bonus BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed the top overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft, catcher Adley Rutschman of Oregon State. The 21-year-old Rutschman received a signing bonus of $8.1 million. Rutschman, a switch-hitter, batte...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Florida Everglades wildfire almost doubles in size in a day FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire in the Florida Everglades has almost doubled in size in the past day. The Florida Forest Service on Tuesday tweeted that the blaze had grown to 31,500 acres (12,750 hectares) and is only about a third contained...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Mexico says immigration efforts focused on southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico’s tightening of immigration controls has focused “more than anything” on regulating entries at its southern border. “We have to avoid a confrontation with th...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be escorted to Wyoming LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A motorcade will escort the remains of a sailor who died during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor from Denver to the burial site in Wyoming. The Laramie Boomerang reports the remains of Navy Machinist’s Mate 1st Clas...
21:00, 06/25/2019

AP Exclusive: Imprisoned supercop’s escape from Venezuela WASHINGTON (AP) — Venezuelan political fugitive Iván Simonovis was five weeks on the run after taking the daring step to abandon house arrest and his homeland. In his first interview since resurfacing in Washington the former SWAT cop recounts detail...
21:00, 06/25/2019

GM to upgrade assembly plants ahead of new pickup, SUV lines ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — General Motors Co. has announced it’s investing more than $4.2 billion in assembly plants in Indiana, Michigan and Texas to prepare for the launch of its next generation of pickups and SUVs. The company said Tuesday that...
21:00, 06/25/2019

FTC effort cracks down on more than 1B ‘loathed’ robocalls CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission cracking down on illegal robocalls, including dozens of actions against domestic operations responsible for more than 1 billion calls. FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Andrew Smith said Monday the...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Execution date set for Missouri inmate with rare condition ST. LOUIS (AP) — An October execution date has been set for a Missouri inmate with a rare medical condition who has argued that the execution process could cause constitutionally cruel pain and suffering. The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday set an ...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Wash Your Cars, You Cowards Summer is here and all excuses you have for not washing your car (and really, are there even any legitimate ones?) have gone out the window. The sun is out, the weather is nice and everyone is generally in a better mood. Get your car to the car wash!...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Why Your Daily Assignments Aren't Tracking in 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Even though it’s a bit of a time-sink, I’ve been using the new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite mobile game (iOS, Android) as a great excuse to get outside and walk around more. I kind of have to, since there’s a daily achievement that you can only unlock...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Fed to hold Facebook's crypto coin to 'high' bar: Powell The U.S. Federal Reserve is looking carefully at Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra, and will hold it to high standards regarding protecting consumers and regulation, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Dutch investigate KPN network outage, company blames software bug The Dutch government launched an inquiry on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours, with the company pointing the finger at a software error....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities....
21:34, 06/25/2019

India warns foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart over discounts: sources India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at deterring them from providing steep online discounts, three sources familiar with the discussion...
21:34, 06/25/2019

Volkswagen Opens IT Centre In Dresden In the future, the Industrial Cloud will link all 122 Group-wide Volkswagen production facilities. The goal is to amalgamate all data, and in doing so consistently digitalise production and logistics....
21:34, 06/25/2019

‘Now comes the reckoning’: Trump arrives at global gathering with most of his foreign policy gambits in the balance The president’s ‘America first’ agenda faces a crucial test at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka with time running out to score a breakthrough as he begins to make the case for reelection....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Sheriff fights back tears describing scout's death A county sheriff says an 11-year-old Girl Scout was walking along a gravel road when she was fatally struck by a falling tree in Indiana.        ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan's New Home With Indian Connect Cost Millions To Redo Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home, a 19th century cottage with an Indian connection on Windsor estate, cost the UK taxpayers a whopping 2.4 million pounds in refurbishment, according to......
21:51, 06/25/2019

A Rape Case and a Wedding Strain Ties Between Arab and Jewish Villages A rape case involving a 7-year-old ultra-Orthodox girl and a video of Arabs and Jews celebrating at a wedding have torn two West Bank villages apart....
21:51, 06/25/2019

Insects tipped to rival sushi as fashionable food of the future Analysts believe falling prices and reduced ‘yuck factor’ will build appetite for bug cuisineCricket crisps and buffalo worm burgers could be as fashionable as sushi within a decade due to falling prices and a waning “yuck factor”, which analysts bel...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson takes to airwaves to lie, lie and lie again | John Crace Tory leader-in-waiting unable even to maintain the most basic rules of conversationYou can see why Boris Johnson’s carers have chosen to mothball him in recent weeks. His decline has been almost total. Johnson never did much care for the past or the ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%) of cybersecurity leaders in France, Germany and the UK believe their teams are falling behind in the...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Could Avengers be its own Marvel Game Universe? With great power comes great responsibility and being handed the reigns to adapt 'Earth's Mightiest Heroes' for a videogame is certainly something which brings with it a lot of power. Therefore it's no surprise that, when it comes...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Best photo printer 2019: the best printers for your digital photos In this guide to the best photo printers of 2019, we look at the top devices for ensuring your photos look their best when you make physical copies of them.No matter if you're a professional photographer, or merely a keen amateur that likes to t...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Best printers of 2019: inkjet, color, mono and laser printers Editor's note: Looking for a copier or photocopier  for your business? If you're looking for information to help you choose the one that's right for you, use the questionnaire below to have our partner site, BuyerZone, provide you...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Morgan denies Pietersen’s ‘scared’ jibe but admits sag in England confidence • Former batsman said captain ‘looked scared’ in Australia defeat• Team’s confidence ‘isn’t where it was,’ Morgan admitsEoin Morgan denied a suggestion he was scared when batting but admitted England’s confidence has dipped following the 64-run defea...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Betfred refuse punter £189,000 ‘winnings’ after ‘error’ on betting slip • Gambler will take case to arbitration in claim for £212,000• Punter says was told bet would be settled on intended wagerA bookmaker has refused to pay £189,000 to a punter who made a mistake in writing out a six-horse accumulator and included Baila...
21:51, 06/25/2019

APNewsBreak: Lawsuit claims Utah hotel exploited immigrants SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City is accused in a lawsuit of luring workers from the Philippines to a program that promised training and cultural immersion but instead forced them to work long hours doing menial j...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Father-daughter border drownings highlight migrants’ perils MEXICO CITY (AP) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lie face down in shallow water along the Matamoros, Mexico, bank of the Rio Grande across from Brownsville, Texas. His black shirt is hiked up his chest with the girl’s head tucked inside...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Alcoholics Anonymous’ ‘Big Book’ collection up for auction LOS ANGELES (AP) — A collection of 19 first-edition copies of the founding document of Alcoholics Anonymous, known to adherents as the “Big Book,” will be auctioned off in Los Angeles next month. The auction house Profiles in History said...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Pastor accused of taking inappropriate photos resigns LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The pastor of a Catholic church in Kentucky has resigned following accusations he took inappropriate pictures of students during the parish’s field day. The Courier-Journal reports church leaders announced the resignation...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Greece: Turkey’s gas drilling off Cyprus shows ‘weakness’ NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The prime minister of Greece says Turkey’s ongoing drilling for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights is a sign of “weakness.” Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warned Tuesday of “gr...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Powell says Fed insulated from politics, wrestling with rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," and that its policymakers are wrestling with whether to cut interest rates as President Donald Trump has demanded....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Judi Dench defends work of Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein Actor condemns alleged behaviour but says stars’ work should not be forgottenDame Judi Dench has spoken out about her sadness at seeing her friends Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey shunned from the big screen.Despite condemning their behaviour publi...
22:00, 06/25/2019

The Everglades Are on Fire The Democratic National Committee refuses to hold a climate change-focused debate despite calls for one from activists and candidates. And now, it would seem the Everglades are also helping to make their case.Read more......
22:00, 06/25/2019

Want a More Affordable Android Phone? The OnePlus 7 Pro Is Cheaper Without (Many) Sacrifices Remember when everyone was making fun of giant smartphones, calling them “phablets” while pantomiming the strenuous effort needed to hoist such a gargantuan device up to one’s ear or stuff in their pockets? Well, the OnePlus 7 Pro m...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Breaking news: Street dance moves closer to Olympic debut at Paris 2024 Breaking among four sports Paris looks to add for 2024 programFinal decision on added sports to be made in December 2020Breakdancing, known as breaking in Olympic circles, moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can lo...
22:17, 06/25/2019

Andy Murray tastes doubles defeat at Eastbourne but Evans and Konta prosper • Murray and Marcelo Melo beaten in men’s doubles • Evans beats Radu Albot to progress in singlesDan Evans has had quite the summer, climbing the rankings into the comfort zone where he does not have to qualify for the slams, a stage where his talen...
22:17, 06/25/2019

Best business laptops 2019: top laptops for work This list of the best business laptops of can help you find your next work laptop. The best business laptops on this page all combine the latest hardware with productivity features – while also offering slimline designs and long battery lives....
22:17, 06/25/2019

Hurry and claim your free four-month Apple Music subscription right now at Groupon (new users only) It's definitely not every day that you get the chance to claim a free four-month subscription to the world's second most popular music streaming platform, but believe it or not, that's precisely the amazing deal Groupon is offering for the second tim...
22:51, 06/25/2019

Best scanners of 2019: flatbed, document, sheet fed and photos Welcome to our guide to the best scanners of 2019. There are plenty of reasons why you'd want to buy a standalone scanner, rather than an all-in-one printer that offers scanning features.For a start, while all-in-ones are good scanner alternativ...
22:51, 06/25/2019

Unproven stem cell therapies often peddled by doctors without training At U.S. clinics advertising unproven stem cell treatments, roughly two-thirds of the clinicians may be physicians, but a new study suggests these doctors are often trained in specialties unrelated to the services they provide....
22:51, 06/25/2019

|ShoMadjozisharesphotosofherselfwithCardiBatBETs Congratulatory messages are still streaming in for Sho Madjozi on social media, and now we can add Carbi B to the list of celebs who have praised the star for her BET win....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Micron revenue beats, sees signs of improving demand Micron Technology Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Tuesday, and the chipmaker said it is seeing early signs of demand improvement....
22:51, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED-Disney poaches Netflix film-making chief for streaming service - Deadline Walt Disney Co has hired the head of Netflix Inc's original film division, Matt Brodlie, for its streaming service Disney+, according to a report by Deadline on Tuesday....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Tesla likely to miss record Q2 delivery target - Electrek Shares of Tesla Inc fell 1.3% on Tuesday after news website Electrek reported that the electric-car maker has so far delivered 49,000 vehicles in North America during the second quarter and may miss its quarterly target....
22:51, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED-Sealed Air US$475m loan challenges bank appetite NEW YORK, June 25 (LPC) - Packaging company Sealed Air is wrapping up a US$475m term loan A (TLA) that has challenged banks' return models and pushed the limits on their appetite for funded assets....
22:51, 06/25/2019

Michael Jackson’s Estate Marks 10th Anniversary of His Death Amid Questions About His Legacy (LOS ANGELES) — Michael Jackson’s estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop’s death. “Ten years ago today, the world lost...
23:00, 06/25/2019

France falls short of its own emission targets - climate council France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back on track, the country's new climate council said....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
23:17, 06/25/2019

Calls increase for Dems to address climate change at Miami debates MIAMI — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week’s presidential debates in the low-lying city. The City of ...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. T...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Chick-fil-A named America’s favorite restaurant chain for fourth year running Once again, Chick-fil-A has been named America’s favorite restaurant based on customer satisfaction. For the fourth year in a row, the fast-food chain topped the American Customer Satisfaction Index for limited-service restaurant chains. The index is...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Young female smokers have significantly greater risk of heart attack, study finds For women smokers ages 18 to 49, the risk of a deadly type of heart attack was more than 13 times higher than it was for non-smoking counterparts, a new study has found....
23:17, 06/25/2019

Hospital flies are carrying antibiotic-resistant bacteria: study When you’re particularly sick, you go to the hospital. Health care facilities like clinics and hospitals can improve our quality of life, but they may also have the potential to bolster so-called “superbugs” which are antibiotic-resistant versions of...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Meghan McCain's Take on the Child Detention Scandal Is Repulsive Even for Her Meghan McCain’s superhuman ability to make everything about Meghan McCain reached new heights on Tuesday’s edition of The View, in which she managed to tie the ongoing scandal around the appalling detention of immigrant children back to—you guessed i...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Our favorite affordable probe thermometer is on sale for July Fourth This probe thermometer will help you grill the perfect steaks and burgers this Fourth of July, and right now it's on sale.       ...
23:17, 06/25/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
23:34, 06/25/2019

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he was still listed as active duty with the Navy, an...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Furious customers are threatening to boycott Wayfair over reports the company is furnishing migrant camps AP Photo/Jenny Kane Wayfair is catching customers' ire online. In a letter signed by more than 500 employees and sent to the company's leadership, workers said they learned of a $200,000 order from a government contractor that has been operating mi...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory against Japan on Tuesday....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Djokovic impresses as gets back in grasscourt groove Reigning champion Novak Djokovic said he is looking forward to getting back on the All England Club's "sacred" Centre Court as his build-up for Wimbledon began in earnest on Tuesday....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Russian race walker given four-year ban for doping Russian race walker Maria Ponomareva has been handed a four-year suspension for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement on Tuesday....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Justice Department Investigates Chicken Industry The Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation into the U.S. chicken industry, following allegations of price collusion among top poultry processors. Meat producers have denied engaging in anticompetitive conduct....
23:51, 06/25/2019

UnitedHealth Buys PatientsLikeMe After Startup Was Forced to Divest Chinese Investment UnitedHealth Group bought PatientsLikeMe, a company that helps connect people who have similar health conditions, after the startup was forced to divest an investment by a Chinese firm....
23:51, 06/25/2019

Mitsubishi to Acquire Bombardier's Regional Jet Unit Mitsubishi said it would acquire Bombardier’s regional-jet business for $550 million in a transaction that puts the companies on different paths in the aviation sector....
23:51, 06/25/2019

Mavericks going all-in with $158 million Kristaps Porzingis deal Kristaps Porzingis should cash in before his comeback begins. Coming up on 17 months since Porzingis most recently appeared in an NBA game, Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks are planning to meet with their new big man when free agency opens on June...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Charles Barkley couldn’t hold back his LaVar Ball hatred for long When asked to weigh in on the infamous LaVar Ball, Charles Barkley certainly didn’t mince his words. Barkley was originally hesitant to speak about Ball, but then shared his displeasure with the loud-mouthed Ball patriarch. “Wherever LaVar Ball is, t...
23:51, 06/25/2019

How Steve McLendon’s role will evolve after Jets drafted Quinnen Williams As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players . Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Yankees designate Kendrys Morales for assignment Kendrys Morales is off the injured list, and out of the Bronx. The Yankees designated Morales for assignment, announcing the move Tuesday morning. Morales had been on the IL with a left calf strain. While Morales was sidelined, the Yankees acquired E...
23:51, 06/25/2019

NATO gives Russia 5 weeks to destroy missiles violating INF Treaty NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave Russia five weeks to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty with the United States banning certain short- and intermediate-range missiles....
00:00, 06/26/2019

This Absurd Samsung Rumor Claims a Foldable 'Clamshell' Smartphone Is in the Works If rumors are to be believed, Samsung doesn’t know when or how to quit. South Korean news outlet ET News reports that Samsung is developing a 6.7-inch clamshell smartphone. You know, even though its flagship bendy phone, the Galaxy Fold, is still mis...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Chronic Stress Makes Captive Orcas Sick and More Likely to Die Young Diseases and premature deaths among confined orcas are linked to the tremendous stresses endured by these aquatic mammals as a result of their captivity, according to new research.Read more......
00:00, 06/26/2019

| Kerber makes strong start at Eastbourne Angelique Kerber eased into round three of the Eastbourne International as Kiki Bertens, Johanna Konta, Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep also reached the last 16....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday appealed his Pennsylvania conviction for drugging and sexually attacking former Temple University administrator Andrea Constand at his home near Philadelphia in 2004....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Fedora 31 to drop 32-bit kernel, retain support for 32-bit programs Proposed changes to a future version of the popular Linux distribution will decrease maintenance overhead while retaining support for 32-bit programs....
00:17, 06/26/2019

This Spot in France Was Named the Best Restaurant in the World for 2019 Mirazur in Menton, France, is the No. 1 restaurant in the world. This is the first time chef Mauro Colagreco and his sunny Provencal dining room have clinched the top spot; previously the restaurant was No. 3. This is also the first time France has g...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Haley Lu Richardson really wishes everyone would see her Sundance hit, Columbus Haley Lu Richardson is one of the most promising young talents in Hollywood, with star-making turns in The Edge Of Seventeen, Split, and last year’s Support The Girls. On the red carpet for the MTV Movie & TV Awards, we spoke with Richardson abo...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Angel’s comic-book revival pits the vampire against a social media monster It’s been 20 years since Buffy’s vampire boyfriend got his own spin-off show, Angel, expanding the scope of Joss Whedon’s TV universe while cementing David Boreanaz as a TV leading man. With Boom! Studios’ acquisition of the Whedon licenses, it was o...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Life can theoretically exist in a 2D universe The wild and wacky world of physics just keeps getting stranger. A UC Davis physicist recently published research demonstrating the possibility for complex lifeforms to exist in a two-dimensional universe. Philosophers and scientists have long dealt ...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sa...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Shocking video shows gunman shooting driver in broad daylight This is the moment a gunman walked up to a car in Brooklyn and blasted a passenger in the head in broad daylight. Video released by cops on Thursday shows the suspect walking up to a white Hyundai operated by a 31-year-old man just after noon Sunday ...
00:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. sues ex-Trump aide Omarosa, alleges failure to file required financials The United States on Tuesday sued Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former aide to President Donald Trump and reality television star, saying she knowingly failing to file a required public financial disclosure report after she left the White House....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Brazil president backtracks on looser gun restrictions as lawmakers resist Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday reversed a move to loosen gun control laws by presidential decree, in a strategic retreat after lawmakers pushed back on one of the far-right leader's key campaign promises....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Iraq, U.N. in talks over prosecution of Islamic State prisoners in SDF detention Iraq is in talks with the United Nations over whether it can prosecute foreign Islamic State fighters currently held in Syria who did not commit crimes in Iraq, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday....
00:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. to deploy up to 89 DHS agents to Guatemala: document The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will deploy up to 89 agents to Guatemala by the end of August under a joint agreement to curb illegal immigration and strengthen border security, according to an official document seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Kushner: Agreement on economic pathway vital for Middle East peace Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution - but that agreement on an economic way forward was a necessary precondition for Israeli-Palestinian peac...
00:34, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc....
00:51, 06/26/2019

BofA commodity arm fined by DOJ for trading practices Bank of America Corp's commodity arm Merrill Lynch Commodities Inc has agreed to pay $25 million to resolve a probe into its trading practices, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday....
00:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 7-AbbVie looks beyond Humira with $63 bln deal for Botox-maker Allergan Drugmaker AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday it would acquire Allergan Plc for about $63 billion, giving AbbVie control over the lucrative wrinkle treatment Botox and buying time to seek new growth before its blockbuster arthritis treatment Humira loses U.S...
00:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch' A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most difficult" launches ever....
00:51, 06/26/2019

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types of facilities considered "major" polluters....
00:51, 06/26/2019

|Eskomunbundlingwillgoahead,saysGordhan Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced on Tuesday that Eskom's unbundling will go ahead and that there was no deviation from that plan....
01:00, 06/26/2019

It’s official: ‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix in 2021 for NBCUniversal’s streamer The signs have been pointing in this direction for quite some time, and now it seems it’s official. NBC’s hit workplace comedy The Office is reportedly leaving Netflix to stream exclusively on NBCUniversal’s new streaming service st...
01:00, 06/26/2019

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ couldn’t match the early success of ‘Pokemon Go’ After launching a day early in the US, the new AR-based mobile game from Niantic that draws from the magical world of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter does an admirable job of following up the company’s previous smash hit mobile game, Pokemon ...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Let's Remember Some Guys: They Enlarged Greg Minton's Teeth There is something about a mustache that disorients a person. It is a grooming decision first and foremost, but also and in a broader sense it is a choice. Growing a bunch of hair on your upper lip and then getting like marinara sauce and old bits of...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Netflix loses 'The Office' after 2020 to NBCUniversal's service Wondering what the most watched show on subscription streaming is? According to NBC it's The Office, and as such, it's no surprise that once the company's agreement with Netflix expires at the end of 2020, it's keeping the show fo...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Google: Employees can protest YouTube, just not near its Pride float Google has pushed back on claims that it is banning employees from protesting YouTube during the San Francisco Pride Parade. Several outlets reported on Monday that a leaked internal memo barred any Google employees from protesting YouTube while marc...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Microsoft beefs up security for your most important OneDrive files Microsoft is adding extra layers of security to OneDrive for your most important files. It's setting up a protected section called OneDrive Personal Vault that requires another method of authentication to access it, such as a PIN, fingerprint, f...
01:00, 06/26/2019

FedEx sues US over mandate to monitor Huawei shipments FedEx has already been accused of diverting Huawei's shipments, and it's not keen on dealing with more complaints. The courier has sued the US Commerce Department (including Secretary Wilbur Ross and Assistant Secretary Nazak Nikakhtar) to...
01:00, 06/26/2019

'The Outer Worlds,' 'Final Fantasy VII Remake' among Best of E3 2019 nominees The Game Critics Awards, which are decided by critics from 64 publications, released on Tuesday their nominees for the Best of E3 2019 including "The Outer Worlds" and "Final Fantasy VII Remake."...
01:17, 06/26/2019

‘Thumbs Down Guy’ launches GoFundMe for medical bills A GoFundMe page purportedly belonging to “Thumbs Down Guy” Gary Dunaier was launched recently in an effort to raise money for medical bills. “I’m Gary Dunaier, better known as “Thumbs Down Guy” of baseball and meme fame,”...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Debates Mark the Starting Line for the Media’s Race Through 2020 Millions of Americans start paying attention once the candidates start sparring on national TV, which puts a spotlight on both cringe-worthy gaffes and successful zingers....
01:34, 06/26/2019

Ex-Arkansas state senator pleads guilty to tax fraud, bribery in corruption probe A former Arkansas state lawmaker who is the nephew of Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson pleaded guilty Tuesday to accepting bribes from lobbyists and filing a false tax return....
01:51, 06/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls to decriminalize border crossings Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is the latest 2020 Democrat to be in favor of decriminalizing border crossing as the field of candidates continue to move left on immigration. ...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Beto pushes 'war tax' that would charge Americans for each new war Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, said Monday that as president, he would impose a "modest" tax for each new war as part of his plan to get the United States out of "endless" overseas conflicts....
01:51, 06/26/2019

Super Mario Maker 2’s Endless Challenge lets you skip levels Super Mario Maker 2's Endless Challenge mode is a great way to experience a lot of player-created levels, but it's not going to turn into an esport.Read More...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Yikes! Shawn Mendes drops Camila Cabello in rehearsal footage of 'Señorita' Yikes: Shawn Mendes drops Camila Cabello in new behind-the-scenes footage of 'Senorita': 'This is my worst nightmare'        ...
01:51, 06/26/2019

Asia stocks set to slide as Fed members temper rate cut expectations Stocks in Asia were set to open lower on Wednesday after officials from the U.S. Federal Reserve tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cut....
01:51, 06/26/2019

Court rules French state responsible for air pollution A French mother and her daughter developed respiratory problems while living next to Paris' infamous peripherique ring road. A court ruled that the French state was responsible for air pollution at the time....
01:51, 06/26/2019

Chemical found in toothpaste, soap may double women’s chances of osteoporosis A chemical banned from hand sanitizers — but still lawfully used by Colgate in one of its toothpastes — may double a woman’s chances of developing bone disease osteoporosis, a new study claims. Women with high exposure to triclosan ...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights Campaign. David served Cuomo for more than a decade, first when he was state attorney general as wel...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Video shows moment baby found inside plastic bag in the woods Police released the emotional video of the moment police in Georgia find a baby struggling inside a plastic grocery bag lying in the woods. The footage from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office was released with the hopes that someone might come...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Gillibrand: Senate has votes to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday she has corralled a veto-proof 60 votes to extend the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund that would aid emergency responders and other victims of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. That me...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Teacher breaks down, denies responsibility for fireball that badly burned student The former Beacon High School teacher accused of botching a chemistry experiment that left one of her students horribly burned broke down on the witness stand Tuesday while denying responsibility for the 2014 fireball. Defendant Anna Poole — who cond...
02:17, 06/26/2019

Senate candidate Brig. Gen. Bolduc swats down AOC's defense of the VA Retired Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, 57, who announced his Senate candidacy in New Hampshire, said he knows a thing or two about the problems that plague the Department of Veterans Affairs, pushing back on defenders of the agency, such as Rep. Alexandri...
02:17, 06/26/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
02:17, 06/26/2019

AbbVie pays $63B to bring US drugmaker Allergan home amid war on drug prices AbbVie's $63 billion takeover of Botox maker Allergan broadens pharmaceutical industry consolidation that may hinder campaigns by President Trump and both his allies and opponents in Congress to reduce prescription drug prices....
02:17, 06/26/2019