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01:05 2019-06-20

Hubert Joly: People said I was 'crazy or suicidal' for taking Best Buy job. Then he turned it around Hubert Joly announced in April he was ceding the chief executive spot to Corie Barry, a move that went into effect earlier this month. Joly will now be its executive chairman....
01:00 2019-06-20

Walmart to test self-driving delivery from warehouse to warehouse Robot-driven vans will be Walmart's next push to lower shipping costs as their online shopping rapidly expands, according to a Bloomberg report....
01:00 2019-06-20

Papa John's will spend additional $80 million on franchisee relief and marketing Papa John's said Wednesday that the company will invest an additional $80 million in its domestic franchisees and marketing, as the pizza chain's struggles put pressure on its operators....
01:00 2019-06-20

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several years of treating patients, Nang Mwe San began to share photos of her in a two-piece to social media and began participating in professional photo shoots. ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Brutal dating app tells you exactly how hot you are How hot are you, exactly? A dating app wants its users to know precisely how dateable they are in the eyes of fellow swipers — by evaluating them on the strength of their photos, then informing users of how hot they are on a scale from 1 to 5. The transparent — and perhaps harsh......
01:00 2019-06-20

Student brings stepdad to tears with sweetest Father’s Day gift ever A Maryland college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up. Brian Sandusky left a note on his stepdaughter’s door every day when she was i...
01:00 2019-06-20

Rare wave-like cloud formation forms over Virginia mountain A surreal cloud formation, resembling rolling waves, appeared over a Virginia mountain this week — and experts say it’s a rare phenomenon. Amy Christie Hunter posted a mesmerizing photo to Facebook Wednesday of the clouds that she said appeared over Smith Mountain around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. “I ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Nail polish remover, hair products send thousands of kids to ER About every two hours a child is taken to the emergency room for injuries related to cosmetic and beauty products kept inside the home. Items like shampoo, lotion, makeup and nail polish remover seem to pose the biggest threat to children under 5, according to researchers at the Center for Injury Re...
01:00 2019-06-20

Man wins lawsuit against brewery that discounted ‘pink’ beer for females Who do you have to sue to get a cheap beer around here? Scottish brewery BrewDog temporarily rebranded their Punk IPA as Pink IPA, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, replacing their usually blue labels with pink ones. Those who “identify as female” would also get a 2...
01:00 2019-06-20

Cape Cod researchers will track great white sharks’ hunting habits BOSTON — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region’s great white sharks following last year’s two attacks on humans, including the state’s first fatal one in more than 80 years. The hope is that the work, which starts in the coming days...
01:00 2019-06-20

Just married and just giving back: Charitable honeymoons are trending While couples traditionally opt for seclusion and luxury for their honeymoon plans, an increasing number of newlyweds are opting to take a honeymoon involving volunteer efforts. “There is a greater consciousness to make genuine connections and a positive impact,” says Adam Zilber, general manager fo...
01:00 2019-06-20

How to get hitched within 24 hours in the city — and it only costs 25 bucks Getting married at New York City Hall is like going to the DMV — except everyone is beaming with joy. Family, friends, soon-to-be-spouses, even city employees can’t contain their delight, though they see it every day. There are brides in dresses, brides in jeans, grooms every which way, clutching on...
01:00 2019-06-20

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making strides as directors (they directed 33 percent of i...
01:00 2019-06-20

The No. 1 reason Americans need a vacation More than one in three Americans (37 percent) have had a ‘life eureka’ moment while on vacation or a trip away, according to new research. Those vacation eureka moments — from taking relationships to the next level to deciding on a major career shift — reveal many Americans a...
01:00 2019-06-20

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the age-old question: What would you do with $10 million? Turns out, Americans would take their time spending it. Thirty-eight percent of respondents would...
01:00 2019-06-20

Woman unable to have sex discovers she has ‘dead end’ vagina A woman who was struggling to have sex was told it was because her vagina was less than half-an-inch long. The 20-year-old, from Pakistan, had only noticed the problem following her marriage six months earlier. She told doctors she had never had a period and been experiencing pain in the lower part ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Have your Cinderella moment with the perfect bridal shoes Finding the perfect pair of shoes for your wedding day can be just as exciting and stressful as shopping for a wedding dress. With dozens of options to choose from — flats or heels, crystals or feathers — it’s important for a bride to seek out a pair that compliments her wedding gown as well......
01:00 2019-06-20

Younger generations are ditching deodorant, poll finds This new trend just stinks. A large number of Generation Z Americans are not using deodorant or antiperspirant, according to a recent poll conducted by YouGov. About 40 percent of those surveyed in the 18-to-24 age group said they hadn’t used the product in the last month. For 25-34-year olds,...
01:00 2019-06-20

Georgia toddler diagnosed with ovarian cancer given clean bill of health A Georgia toddler who was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer now has a clean bill of health, according to a report. The story of 2-year-old McKenna Shea Xydias — known to family and friends as “Kenny” — tugged at heartstrings nationwide months ago, when her parents ...
01:00 2019-06-20

National Martini Day 2019: NYC’s top bars to celebrate Cheers to the classiest drink in history. The martini is the cocktail that unites us all, from James Bond’s shaken-not-stirred signature to the “Sex and the City”-style Appletini that spawned countless pilgrimages to New York City. And though we celebrate this classically American concoc...
01:00 2019-06-20

One in five Americans rarely or never wears sunscreen Watching too much TV, not reapplying sunscreen properly, and drinking too many cocktails are some of the most common “summer fails” Americans will experience in the coming months, according to new research. A study examining how frequently people experience things like sunburn, struggling to sleep d...
01:00 2019-06-20

Bride burns butt, tries to drink pain away instead of canceling wedding A bride with a burned behind tried to make the best out of the situation but just ended up being the butt of the joke. A Reddit user posted the story to the site’s bridezilla forums, although this woman isn’t the typical bridezilla. She just seemingly didn’t realize that combining a burned butt and ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Padres Pitcher Shines In Major-League Debut, Also Wins Bet With His Good Friend John Cena A pitcher making his first MLB start against the Milwaukee Brewers’ fearsome offense is already a daunting scenario, but add the pressure of John Cena rooting for you, and man, it’s impressive that Logan Allen got out alive....
01:00 2019-06-20

The UFC's Pride Month Shirts Can't Hide How It Really Feels Shortly following the start of Pride Month in June, the UFC joined in the grand tradition of brands glomming onto the LGBTQ+ rights movement in order to enhance their profiles:...
01:00 2019-06-20

The Texans' Attempt To Hire A GM Was Cartoonishly Inept It’s been 12 days since the Texans abruptly fired GM Brian Gaine, and their search for Gaine’s replacement has apparently ended with [checks notes after fishing them out of trashcan] head coach Bill O’Brien! This, uh, wasn’t part of the plan. Because the plan was bungled with enough incompetence to ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Lucas Giolito, Who Was The Worst Starter In Baseball, Is Now An Ace It only feels like every strange or new thing that could happen in baseball has already happened. Lucas Giolito, who is currently pitching better than just about any starting pitcher in baseball a year after pitching worse than every other starting pitcher in baseball, is not remotely the first such...
01:00 2019-06-20

The End Of Argentina-Scotland Was A Fucking Mess Scotland just had to defend a 3-0 lead over the final 20 minutes of their match on Wednesday against Argentina in order to make it to the knockout stage of the World Cup. They couldn’t do it, and as a result will exit their first World Cup after just three games....
01:00 2019-06-20

Stop the press: Mark Levin’s Unfreedom of the Press NYT’s No. 1 for 4th week, 300,000 sold Conservative talker Mark Levin’s gutting of the liberal media’s bias and hate of President Trump in his latest book continues to dominate the New York Times bestseller list, now for a fourth week....
01:00 2019-06-20

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel, as migrants try to sleep in the over-capacity space...
01:00 2019-06-20

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessive violence...
01:00 2019-06-20

A starving polar bear wandered into a city, scavenging for food hundreds of miles from home A polar bear, described as sick and starving, wandered into the Russian city Norilsk, searching the streets and a local garbage dump for food, reports say....
01:00 2019-06-20

U.N. investigator calls for probe of Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing An inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi’s death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, probably knew a criminal mission was being planned....
01:00 2019-06-20

Mexico becomes first country to ratify USMCA North American trade deal The southern neighbor, which became the largest U.S. trading partner this year, hopes the NAFTA update will provide relief from uncertainty under Trump....
01:00 2019-06-20

Four to face murder charges in downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that killed 298 A Dutch-led investigation into the 2014 wreck over Ukraine named four suspects, including a former leader of Russian-backed separatists in the region....
01:00 2019-06-20

New suffering for children of ISIS caliphate as hunger and sickness spread Shortages of food, clean water and medicine combined with the early arrival of the scorching summer heat have contributed to worsening conditions in a remote camp. Children are falling ill by the hundreds....
01:00 2019-06-20

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian forces....
01:00 2019-06-20

Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old avoids jail time SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (WFLA/AP) – A Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting an 11-year-old girl who later tested positive for chlamydia, has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation. Joseph Meili, 22, of Russellville, was convicted of one count of third-degree child molestation. St...
01:00 2019-06-20

Five new murals coming to the Old Pueblo TUCSON – Colors, art, and brightness will be decorating the Old Pueblo this week. Tucson streets will see five more murals –all done by local artists. Banner – University Medicine sponsored the project as part of a public art project. “The city’s vibrant arts scene and colorful murals are part of wh...
01:00 2019-06-20

Deputies: Convicted rapist wanted for allegedly attacking victim after released from jail SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man convicted of raping a Seattle-area woman tracked the victim down and attacked her three days after he was released from jail. The Seattle Times reports police are looking for 35-year-old Francisco Carranza-Ramirez who is wanted on charges of assault, harassment a...
01:00 2019-06-20

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urging cooks to be careful and to be safe during the gr...
01:00 2019-06-20

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Green Valley Fire Department, the fire is currently burning eight to 10 acres of dry grass and small mesquite trees. Initially, structures were threa...
01:00 2019-06-20

TPD working barricade situation on south side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is working a barricade situation at a residence on the south side. According to TPD, the situation is located at 44th Street and Liberty. SWAT crews have been dispatched to the scene. Details are limited at this time. LIVE: Tucson Police Department is work...
01:00 2019-06-20

17 migrants rescued after wandering into bombing range near Yuma YUMA, Ariz. – More than a dozen undocumented immigrants were rescued by Border Patrol after the group crossed into the Barry M. Goldwater Bombing Range east of San Luis Monday night. According to U.S. Custom and Border Protection, Mexico emergency services received a report of a group of 17 pe...
01:00 2019-06-20

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor says former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez says the target was another man, dressed similarly to Ortiz...
01:00 2019-06-20

Lawsuit alleges Carrie Underwood copied ‘Game On’ NFL intro NEW YORK (AP) — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court over the song “Game On.” It sought unspecifi...
01:00 2019-06-20

Target implements policy that allows moms to breastfeed ‘wherever’ TODAY – Last week a Texas mom who was breastfeeding her 10-month-old son at a local pool was asked to cover up while she nursed. When she refused, police escorted her from the pool. Stories about moms being shamed or punished for breastfeeding their babies in public are common — but Target is ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
00:52 2019-06-20

MLB details first three matchups for live games on YouTube Major League Baseball and YouTube on Wednesday released details of the first three matchups under their agreement to stream a package of 13 live games every week on the video-sharing website....
00:52 2019-06-20

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
00:52 2019-06-20

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose proposed tariffs on laptops, tablets Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc, Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp on Wednesday opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
00:52 2019-06-20

Here Are My 5 Biggest Questions About the Galaxy Note 10 According to a new report from CNET, the Galaxy Note 10 is set to launch on August 7th in New York City, which based on the August 9th launch for the Note 9 last year, seems about right. But more important than the Note 10's launch, is what Samsung has planned for its next big phone. Read more.....
00:52 2019-06-20

This Remarkably Bad Bill Would Force Tech Platforms to Be 'Politically Neutral', Whatever That Means The guy depicted above is Josh Hawley, a freshman Republican Senator representing Missouri, and he fundamentally does not understand how the internet works. How do we know this? Look no further than his fully ridiculous Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act, which seeks to overhaul a key featur...
00:52 2019-06-20

MIT Is Teaching the Machines How to Make Pizza Based On a Single Photo Generative adversarial networks (GAN) can do a lot of things—it’s basically the type of machine learning used to generate realistic AI faces and deepfakes. But researchers at MIT are using GAN to do the holy, blessed work of building a neural network to teach computers how to make pizza. Read more.....
00:52 2019-06-20

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion that, when completed, will pump 590,000 barrels of highly-polluting tar sands oil from Al...
00:52 2019-06-20

The Life of a Facebook Moderator Sounds Even Worse Than You Imagined For years, reports have emerged detailing the toll moderating online content takes on those tasked with cleaning up the websites of the most powerful tech companies. Facebook announced in May that it would make some changes so that a chunk of this moderator workforce (though not all of it) would be ...
00:52 2019-06-20

This Freaky Robotic Fish Is Powered by ‘Blood’ In an effort to create more autonomous, life-like robots, scientists have developed a soft robotic lionfish with a multi-functional circulatory system. A blood-like compound powers the bot and provides propulsion.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Now You Can Build Your Own Windows 2-in-1 Slapping the term STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) on a toy, even one with questionable educational value, has become a popular way for companies to convince parents a product is worth buying their kids. That’s rarely the case, but amongst all the noise there are a few compan...
00:52 2019-06-20

This Southwest Sale Will Have You Soaring With Flights Starting at $49 “Get outta town!” That’s what you’ll say, and what you’ll do, when you see the fares on a whole bunch of Southwest Airlines flights. Flights for a range of routes from September 3 through December 18, 2019 (not including dates right around Thanksgiving, unfortunately) start at just $49 one way, and ...
00:52 2019-06-20

This Is a Flipping Cool $500 Phone Almost as quickly as notches appeared on phones, phone makers started looking for even more aggressive ways to hide a selfie cam including things like punch holes and hidden pop-ups. But even among the rare handsets with motorized cameras, the Asus Zenfone 6 stands alone. This thing is powerful, aff...
00:52 2019-06-20

These Designers of 1960 Predicted That Fashion of the Future Would Be Very Retro I’ve spent a lot of time looking at past predictions of the future over the years. But every once in a while I uncover something that’s so accurate, it’s almost spooky. This video from 1960 is just such a video.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Magic Leap Claims Ex-Engineer Stole AR Secrets For Chinese Company For years, Magic Leap operated in complete secrecy—not even revealing to the public what products or services it planned on producing. The clandestine approach created a strange mythos around the startup that finally started to clear at the end of 2017 when the company announced its flagship product...
00:52 2019-06-20

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this planetary system stand out from all the others discovered in recent years is just how similar one of its planets may be to Earth.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

It's Time to Give Semi-Autonomous Cars a Driving Test We live, my friends, in a world of anarchy. Chaos reigns over our streets. We live in a society that tolerates half-demented, half-driving barely-robot cars. Teslas that can be fooled with an orange. Cadillacs that stare at you with the eye of Sauron. Volvos and Kias that require you to hold your ca...
00:52 2019-06-20

You Can Now Get Your Busted Apple Products Repaired at Best Buy Apple’s notorious for putting strict rules on who can and can’t repair their products—a sore point for Apple haters and lovers alike. But in a blog today, Apple announced that it’s expanded its authorized service network to include every Best Buy in America. Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

An Ambitious Search for Aliens Came Up Short—so Astrobiologists Are Thinking Bigger The Breakthrough Listen project has completed a sweeping search of over 1,700 nearby stars for signs of alien technology. Sadly, no evidence of extraterrestrials was found, but the $100 million project took a major leap forward in terms of its ability to continue the search.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Ajit Pai Is Still Withholding Facts About Location-Data Abuse From Fellow Commissioners Democratic commissioners at the FCC are still in the dark when it comes the agency’s ongoing investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ geolocation data, Gizmodo has learned.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

The First Reactions to Spider-Man: Far From Home Are Here Spider-Man: Far From Home opens July 2, but press screenings have started—and, can you believe it? The early word is very positive. We joke because the early word on these movies is almost always very, very positive. Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Claims YouTube Illegally Tracked Kids Reportedly Spark Federal Investigation YouTube’s perpetual failure to ensure its product doesn’t exploit children has prompted an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into the company.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Gets Even More Intriguing Thanks to Mysterious Kyber Crystals Kyber crystals don’t only make up the heart of a Jedi’s lightsaber, now they’re the focus of one of the best mysteries in Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was murdered, Turkey's Erdogan claims Egypt's first democratically elected president and top Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes but instead was killed, Turkey's leader claimed Wednesday....
00:52 2019-06-20

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
00:52 2019-06-20

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war crimes in Darfur....
00:52 2019-06-20

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
00:52 2019-06-20

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
00:52 2019-06-20

Mexico gets tough with illegal immigrants, deports within 24 hours Unprecedented and inconvenient, the influx of thousands of National Guard into southern Mexico is nevertheless being welcomed by many residents near the Guatemala border....
00:52 2019-06-20

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge....
00:52 2019-06-20

Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval....
00:52 2019-06-20

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban....
00:52 2019-06-20

Dominican tourism expert warns of 'catastrophe' if authorities stonewall in death probes The picturesque, sandy beaches of the Dominican Republic have become the backdrop for a rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury, all-inclusive hotels....
00:52 2019-06-20

Carrie Underwood and NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme: lawsuit Country music superstar Carrie Underwood, the National Football League and NBC were sued on Wednesday for allegedly copying the "Game On" theme song used in 2018 for "Sunday Night Football" from an identically-titled song recorded two years earlier....
00:52 2019-06-20

Russell Crowe got drunk and bought a dinosaur head from Leonardo DiCaprio Rich movie stars spend their money exactly how you'd think. Russell Crowe, for instance, dropped $35,000 on a dinosaur head he saw sitting on display in Leonardo DiCaprio's house....
00:52 2019-06-20

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could potentially support life are far harder to find. Now,...
00:52 2019-06-20

New accountability report finds NASA has been paying Boeing huge bonuses for failing Between its various ongoing Mars missions, orbiters studying asteroids and other planets, and a Moon trip on the horizon, NASA spends a lot of money. Boeing, which has contracts with NASA to build the rocket for its Space Launch System (SLS) is a big recipient of that cash, and a new government acco...
00:52 2019-06-20

Climate change is having a devastating effect on vital organisms you can’t see Mankind is responsible for dramatic changes to Earths’ climate that may well spell doom for our continued existence on this planet. Scientists have proven it time and time again, and there’s absolutely heaps of evidence to support the claims, but the focus of environmental movements is o...
00:52 2019-06-20

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
00:52 2019-06-20

Feliciano López denies tennis match fix report Tennis player Feliciano López denies any wrongdoing after being linked by Spanish media to a doubles match at Wimbledon in 2017 that was allegedly fixed        ...
00:52 2019-06-20

Coric, Khachanov progress in Halle Open Defending champion Borna Coric outlasts Portuguese qualifier Joao Sousa 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) to reach the Halle Open quarterfinals        ...
00:52 2019-06-20

Jill Zarin sells NYC home she shared with late husband Bobby Former “Real Housewives of New York City” star Jill Zarin sold her Upper East Side home for $3.25 million earlier this week. It had been on the market asking $3.29 million since last October, as Gimme Shelter previously reported. The apartment, at 401 E. 60th St., is where Zarin lived for 18 years. ...
00:39 2019-06-20

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
00:39 2019-06-20

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate will hear debate and vote o...
00:39 2019-06-20

Unilever boss warns of dangers of 'woke-washing' in ad industry The concept of 'greenwashing' - talking up the benefit to the environment of a practice, product or service despite there being no underlying change taking place - has existed since the 1980s....
00:39 2019-06-20

Bathstore collapse to deepen retail carnage The carnage gripping Britain's retail sector is on the brink of claiming another victim with the specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore ‎close to appointing administrators....
00:39 2019-06-20

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, congressional leaders said....
00:39 2019-06-20

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere has been convicted. Here's what happened inside his sex-slave ring that recruited actresses and two billionaire heiresses. Nxivm leader, Keith Raniere, was found guilty on all seven charges against him, including sex trafficking and forced labor conspiracy, for his involvement in a sex-slave ring. Prosecutors say Raniere, known by his followers as "Vanguard," kept a ring of 15 to 20 women sex slaves branded with his in...
00:39 2019-06-20

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton answered questions from an in-studio audience and comments section in the Facebook livestream. He discussed a range of issues including mental health c...
00:39 2019-06-20

May was an awful month for video game sales as the world prepares for the next PlayStation and Xbox — here were the best-selling games Bethesda Video game sales in May 2019 were down 13% compared to the same period of last year, according to data from the NPD Group. This was the video game industry's worst sales performance for the month of May since 2013, which came about six months before the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were rele...
00:39 2019-06-20

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at least 291 dog tags and other items. Visit Business I...
00:39 2019-06-20

We're hiring a Research Analyst to cover Transportation and Logistics Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/flickrAt Business Insider Intelligence, we're passionate about making market research that industry leaders use to make strategic decisions. To accomplish that goal, we hire great writers with an unrelenting curiosity to uncover the deeper truths ...
00:39 2019-06-20

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital-only banks that aren’t saddled by traditional banking technology and costly networks of physi...
00:39 2019-06-20

Terrifying photos show a massive python devouring an entire crocodile in Australia Shutterstock This incredible set of photographs shows a huge olive python devouring an entire freshwater crocodile. Olive pythons are one of the largest species of snake in Australia and can grow up to 13 feet. Their diet is generally made up of smaller creatures, including birds, bats, and rats. ...
00:39 2019-06-20

'I would put the son of a gun in jail': Joe Biden said in a 2001 hearing that he wanted to criminalize raves and 'lock up' rave promoters Screenshot via C-SPAN Former Vice President Joe Biden — a 2020 presidential candidate — said in a 2001 Senate hearing that he believed local officials should criminalize rave parties and "lock up" promoters in an effort to crack down on ecstasy. Biden said: "If I were governor of my sta...
00:39 2019-06-20

I'm a die-hard Trader Joe's fan who shopped at Aldi for the first time — and I know which store I'll continue to visit Flickr/ Brandon King Trader Joe's and Aldi are two of the most popular affordable grocery chains in America. I'm a die-hard Trader Joe's fan, but I paid Aldi a visit for the first time last week, and within minutes I knew which one I'd be going back to. As someone who appreciates a quick in-and-out...
00:39 2019-06-20

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives are considering moving all children's content to YouTube Kids, the platform's secondary app. While...
00:39 2019-06-20

Insider Inc. is hiring an Email Marketing Manager to join our Subscriptions team Eric Audras/Getty ImagesAs Email Marketing Manager, you will successfully create, test and execute email marketing campaigns to acquire new and retain existing subscribers to our two core subscription products: Business Insider Intelligence and Business Insider Prime. Business Insider Intelligence i...
00:39 2019-06-20

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking case against him Associated Press Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into unwanted sex using systematic shame and humiliation. Raniere once had an international following with a foothold in Hollywood with his self-help group,...
00:39 2019-06-20

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have fueled criticisms that the Trump administration is...
00:39 2019-06-20

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often wrongful deletions of their Instagram profiles. The bi-coastal #instaSTRIKE was organized by the Ad...
00:39 2019-06-20

The dad and baby who went viral for having a full-on conversation about a TV show just starred in a heartwarming commercial for Denny's Shanieke Pryor/Facebook/Denny's People couldn't get enough of this father and his baby having a full-on conversation about the finale of a TV show. The adorable duo can be seen having another conversation in a special Father's Day advertisement for Denny's. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stori...
00:39 2019-06-20

Amazon is making 3 small changes to its seller polices that add up to a big win for customers (AMZN) Helen H. Richardson/Getty Images Amazon is instituting new seller policies that are designed to make shopping easier on the site. The policies include new rules around titles for listings, requiring price-per-unit information for some consumables and details about compatibility for phone cases. Co...
00:39 2019-06-20

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung and the chest wall. Visit Business Insider's home...
00:39 2019-06-20

Bella Thorne just leaked her own nude photos — here are 7 other times she's broken the internet with controversy Slaven Vlasic/Getty Image Bella Throne recently posted nudes to thwart a hacker who threatened to post them. Her decision has been met with polarizing reactions with some people describing her decision as empowering, while others thought she shouldn't post them at all. The outspoken former Disney...
00:39 2019-06-20

Disney has 60 movies in the works for the next decade — here they all are Lucasfilm Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027. In addition to "Star Wars" movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox. Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, and Blue Sky Studios) in 2019. Walt Disney Stud...
00:39 2019-06-20

Every celebrity couple that has gotten married in 2019 Evan Agostini/Invision/AP 2019 wedding season is officially underway. More and more celebrity couples are tying the knot. We've compiled a list of every celebrity wedding that's taken place so far in 2019. Recently, Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger were married in a low-key backyard ceremon...
00:39 2019-06-20

Nationals' Max Scherzer to make Wednesday start despite broken nose Despite breaking his nose in a freak accident during batting practice Tuesday, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will make his scheduled start Wednesday evening....
00:39 2019-06-20

'I'm surprised': Stewart eliminated from Tory contest with Brexit warning Defeated Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart has warned the four remaining candidates against promises they "can't deliver" after being eliminated from the contest....
00:39 2019-06-20

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00:26 2019-06-20

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
00:26 2019-06-20

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
00:26 2019-06-20

Samurai text tells secrets of sword-fighters' 'supernatural powers' A newly translated samurai text called "Twelve Rules of the Sword" reveals the secrets of a sword-fighting school that mastered a technique that seemed to give supernatural powers....
00:26 2019-06-20

Slack's Reference Price Set at $26 in Direct Listing Slack Technologies is set to make its trading debut Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange at a valuation of about $15.7 billion, the second major company to go public through a so-called direct listing....
00:26 2019-06-20

Costs, delays mount for Boeing's NASA launch system, audit finds NASA's flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with cost overruns of nearly $2 billion, an audit found on Wednesday, raising questions about meeting a goal of returning humans to the moon by 2024.The General Accounting Office (GAO) identified $1.8 bil...
00:26 2019-06-20

The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. Starting this fall, Bungie will be converting all of the Eververse armor (the stuff you buy with real money) into Universal Ornaments that can be added to the armor you earn, allowing you to customize gear without worrying about Eververse perks. More on that (...
00:13 2019-06-20

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Players Are Creating Custom Quests To Level Up By Doing Nothing Earlier this month, Ubisoft released a free new Story Creator mode for players of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. It’s a simple tool that lets you stitch together your own original quests in Odyssey using a limited set of options and assets. Yet even in its rudimentary state, you can still add experience ...
00:13 2019-06-20

We Quiz Borderlands 3's Art Director On Video Game Screenshots Here’s another dispatch from Tim Rogers at E3 2019. This time, Tim sat down (or kneeled down in this case) with Borderlands 3 art director Scott Kester and tested out just how many games he could identify by their screenshots alone. For more of Tim Rogers at E3, check out this handy YouTube playl...
00:13 2019-06-20

Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Mon Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Month Shirts Can’t Hide How It Really Feels | Jezebel This Week In Tabloids: Madonna’s Leaked Tour Rider Is as Bonkers as This Album Cycle | The Root Exclusive: Ebony Magazine Allegedly Fires Online Staf...
00:13 2019-06-20

Summer 2019's biggest travel headaches: 737 Max groundings, disappearing discount carriers Flying during summer travel season is a headache but 737 Max-related cancellations and disappearing discount carriers could turn into migraines.       ...
00:13 2019-06-20

The 10 best travel experiences around the world, ranked by TripAdvisor Italy, Chicago and Iceland tours top TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences, which spotlights the top tours around the world.       ...
00:13 2019-06-20

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson calls Trump's attacks on the press 'stupid' and 'dangerous' "Actually isolating journalists, as a group, not just the Times, but the whole industry, is a really frankly hostile, stupid but also dangerous thing to do," said Mark Thompson....
00:13 2019-06-20

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:13 2019-06-20

Opera Star Hao Jiang Tian Bridges East and West Opera singer Hao Jiang Tian, who will star in Tang Jianping’s ‘Voyage to the East” in New York, is strengthening cultural ties between the East and West....
00:13 2019-06-20

Biden warns against demonizing the rich during fundraiser: 'Rich people are just as patriotic' Former Vice President Joe Biden seemed to challenge the narrative building among some in his party when he argued on Tuesday that it wasn't always appropriate to "demonize" rich people....
00:13 2019-06-20

Chris Matthews heaps praise on Biden, says he was the 'Irish guy hanging around with the African-American president' MSNBC host Chris Matthews heaped praise on Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama Tuesday and said America should seek to return to the Obama era. ...
00:13 2019-06-20

House reauthorizes Hyde Amendment, despite protests from 2020 Dems The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a spending bill that included a reauthorization of the so-called Hyde Amendment barring federal money for abortions....
00:13 2019-06-20

Sen. John Kennedy on AOC's 'concentration camp' comparison: 'She knows better than that' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is entitled to her opinion, but should know better than to make extreme comparisons, according to Sen. John Kennedy, R-La....
00:13 2019-06-20

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
00:13 2019-06-20

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: Democrats Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on the overall levels of federal spending for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, leading Democrats said....
00:00 2019-06-20

Hope Hicks hearing: DOJ blocks all questions about White House tenure Former White House communications director Hope Hicks refused to answer questions relating to her time in the Trump administration while testifying Wednesday before the House judiciary committee....
00:00 2019-06-20

The Unspoken Agenda at the Xi-Kim Meeting? Could Be Messaging Trump A state visit between the leaders of China and North Korea comes as each is locked in a dispute with the United States, and both are looking for leverage over President Trump....
00:00 2019-06-20

Netflix wins bidding war for the Lin-Manuel Miranda-directed Tick, Tick...Boom! The perpetually busy Lin-Manuel Miranda has more than his share of irons in the fire. With the long-awaited film adaptation of his Tony-winning musical In The Heights actually in production, a brief return to Broadway for a four-month stage run of his improvisational hip-hop show Freestyle Love Supr...
00:00 2019-06-20

A country-music star is born in the Scottish honky-tonk drama Wild Rose Country music has a long history of brazen women doggedly persevering over daunting personal and societal odds. As far back as 1952, Kitty Wells shredded the hypocrisy of sexual double standards in her song “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” and Loretta Lynn had already given birth to three...
00:00 2019-06-20

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador to make their claims there....
00:00 2019-06-20

Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to stay' Jerome Powell: ‘I fully intend to serve’ full four-year termPresident has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, has responded to reports that Donald Trump is seeking to fire or demote him.“I think the law is clear that I have a four-year term, ...
00:00 2019-06-20

Do Investors Really Want This Fed Rate Cut? Investors betting that the Fed will almost certainly cut rates next month and twice more in 2019 following Wednesday’s meeting should consider what sort of economic and profits figures will prompt easing....
00:00 2019-06-20

Treasury Yields Fall After Fed Decision U.S. government bond prices surged higher Wednesday, pushing yields to new multiyear lows, after the Federal Reserve held their benchmark interest rate steady but opened the door to a near-term interest rate cut....
00:00 2019-06-20

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
00:00 2019-06-20

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Possible Cuts if Outlook Dims Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady, but indicated they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens....
00:00 2019-06-20

Slack IPO Reference Price Set at $26 a Share Slack Technologies Inc. is set to make its trading debut Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange at a valuation of about $15.7 billion, the second major company to go public through a so-called direct listing....
00:00 2019-06-20

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
00:00 2019-06-20

One of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s killers allegedly attacks Rikers guard One of the gangbangers facing life in prison for the murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz attacked a correctional officer at Rikers Island Tuesday night, dislocating his shoulder, law enforcement sources told The Post. Jose Muniz, one of five men convicted for murdering Guzman-Feliz ...
00:00 2019-06-20

Twice-deported fiend indicted on rape, murder charges in death of New Jersey jogger A twice-deported fiend who allegedly raped a New Jersey jogger before drowning her in a lake has been indicted. Jorge Rios, 33, was indicted Wednesday on charges of murder, aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping in the death of 45-year-old Carolina Cano in Jersey City on March 24, authorities said...
00:00 2019-06-20

Uber Eats driver caught masturbating just after delivery An Uber Eats delivery driver was allegedly caught masturbating inside his car by the New Jersey woman to whom he’d just delivered an order, authorities said Wednesday. Vinicius Porto, 31, had just handed off a bag of grub to a 23-year-old customer around 4:45 p.m. June 13 when the hungry clien...
00:00 2019-06-20

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in Albany, legislators on Wednesday renewed a push for decriminalization instead. “I think the decriminalization bill is still under consideration in a va...
00:00 2019-06-20

Paul Manafort’s forfeited Trump Tower Condo hits market for $3.6M Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s luxury condo in Trump Tower in New York City is being sold off by the government for $3.6 million. Now behind bars, the former political consultant pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstru...
00:00 2019-06-20

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Councilman Robert Holden (D-...
00:00 2019-06-20

Watch ‘Dynasty’ actress Catherine Oxenberg reveal Nxivm verdict to daughter India "Guilty," Oxenberg excitedly told her daughter India, who was not in the courtroom to hear Wednesday's verdict, over the phone. "Guilty, guilty on all charges....
00:00 2019-06-20

‘Disturbing’ number of Manhattan cyclists use phones while riding: study Don’t hold the phone! Nearly one-third of Manhattan cyclists are distracted by electronics while riding, according to a new study – triple the amount observed by the same researcher six years ago. The study by Hunter College’s sociology and urban planning departments also found a “disturbing” portio...
00:00 2019-06-20

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman’s aid, law enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Raphael Davlos allegedly lured the woman into the closet in a dorm at the Anna M. Cross Ce...
00:00 2019-06-20

Millions of Americans drive stoned and don’t care about getting caught Drivers are going up in smoke! Millions of Americans get behind the wheel while high from smoking marijuana, a study released on Wednesday said. An estimated 14.8 million Americans said they’ve driven while high at least once in the past month and nearly 70 percent believe they won’t get...
00:00 2019-06-20

The Real History of the Romani People and the Misnomer of Gypsies Colloquially, and rather insultingly, known as 'gypsies', the history and culture of the Romani people is surrounded by stereotypes and misnomers, none more damningly pervasive than Esméralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  ...
00:00 2019-06-20

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal disciple at the tomb in all of the four gospels and not the male apostles.  ...
00:00 2019-06-20

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar to our own planet and may hold all the major elem...
00:00 2019-06-20

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsibility; in 2018, world hit record number of war-dis...
23:52 2019-06-19

Fossil to launch new Emporio Armani, Diesel and Michael Kors smartwatches Each year Fossil refreshes its stylish lineup of smartwatches with new models that feature updated hardware and, sometimes, different designs. This is year is no exception and a new set of Fossil wearable devices are expected to arrive as early as fall.A fairly sizable number of unannounced Fossil s...
23:52 2019-06-19

Upcoming NVIDIA Shield TV to feature Google Stadia support, new controller News about NVIDIA working on a new Shield TV set-top box emerged over the weekend, but not many details on the device were mentioned at that time. We only learned that the Android TV box will include a more powerful processor and that it will run Android 9.0 Pie.However, the folks over at Digital Fi...
23:52 2019-06-19

Valentino and Undercover Discuss the “Dark Fantasy” of Their Collaboration Ahead of their shows today, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and Undercover's Jun Takahashi explain their series of collaborations—and their very sweet friendship....
23:52 2019-06-19

Cricket World Cup: Kane Williamson's majestic 106 sees New Zealand beat South Africa New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plays one of the great World Cup innings to steer his side to a tense four-wicket victory over South Africa at Edgbaston....
23:52 2019-06-19

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
23:52 2019-06-19

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
23:52 2019-06-19

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
23:52 2019-06-19

| Djokovic in low key Wimbledon build-up Novak Djokovic says he had decided to skip playing a Wimbledon warm-up tournament this year inorder to rest and recover from a long clay-court season....
23:52 2019-06-19

| Viviani cuts past Sagan for Swiss win Italian road-race champion Elia Viviani outfoxed overall leader and triple world title holder Peter Sagan to clinch stage five of the Tour de Suisse....
23:52 2019-06-19

| After losing arm, Zimbabwean footballer returns to pitch Zimbabwean footballer Hardlife Zvirekwi looks like any other member of his football team as he dribbles fast down the wing, but just last year he lost an arm in a car crash....
23:52 2019-06-19

| Herbert battles into last eight in Halle France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert fought back to beat Sergiy Stakhovsky 2-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 and reach the quarter-finals of the ATP 500 tournament in Halle....
23:52 2019-06-19

| Lopez denies match fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixed....
23:52 2019-06-19

| Jamaica searches for Bolt heir at national championships The hunt for a successor to Usain Bolt gets under way on Thursday as Jamaica stages its national championships looking to unearth a new crop of sprinters....
23:52 2019-06-19

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
23:52 2019-06-19

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
23:52 2019-06-19

The Fed will have a hard time giving everyone what they want, from stock traders to Trump This might be Fed Chair Jerome Powell's toughest meeting yet, because whatever the outcome, odds are high that it will disappoint a large group....
23:52 2019-06-19

Giancarlo Stanton already resting in odd Yankees decision After playing just one game since returning from the injured list, Giancarlo Stanton wasn’t in the lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Rays in the Bronx. Boone said he intended to give Stanton a day off in one of his first three games back and picked Wednesday because it was a day game after a.....
23:52 2019-06-19

Yankees run out Blake Snell in Rays’ hellish first inning The Yankees ran reigning Cy Young winner Blake Snell out of Yankee Stadium… in 1/3 of an inning. In their series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, the Yankees unloaded six runs by the end of the first frame. Snell allowed two hits, one of which was a three-run homer from Gary Sanchez,....
23:52 2019-06-19

Boston host Kacie McDonnell apologizes for ‘guinea tee’ comment A light-heart segment about a fan eating mayonnaise straight out of the jar has led to a Boston host apologizing. The NESN segment, titled “The Social Stretch,” showed a fan eating at a Memphis Redbirds game and spilling some of the condiment on his shirt. While live on air on Monday night, McDonnel...
23:52 2019-06-19

Inside Darius Bazley’s year away that turned him into NBA Draft mystery Raheem Shabazz got the call from Rich Paul late last summer. Shabazz, a Memphis-based trainer, hadn’t heard from Darius Bazley’s camp since it had initially reached out in April. The plan was for Bazley to stay in Los Angeles, working out and training on the same summer circuit as a lot of NBA playe...
23:52 2019-06-19

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet from a fake Adrian Wojnarowski account that stated Chris Paul making fun of Rockets teammate James Harden for having “manboobs” was a reason...
23:52 2019-06-19

Darius Garland sneaks into Knicks’ NBA draft conversation after strong workout Vanderbilt point guard Darius Garland said he believes the Knicks wouldn’t have invited him down Wednesday if they weren’t considering drafting him. “If they called me to work out, I believe so,’’ Garland said in the lobby of the Midtown Grand Hyatt hotel where the draft prospects are staying. Garla...
23:52 2019-06-19

CC Sabathia gets his milestone win in Yankees blowout On a day the Yankees were looking to take their biggest lead of the season in the division, CC Sabathia delivered his best outing in over a month and added to his Hall of Fame résumé. The left-hander easily outdueled Blake Snell, last year’s AL Cy Young Award winner, in a 12-1 win over Tampa......
23:52 2019-06-19

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia’s value skyrockets with 15-strikeout gem If the Yankees plan on shopping Deivi Garcia, any offer they make just got a lot more attractive. Garcia, the Yankees’ fourth-ranked prospect on MLB.com, struck out 15 batters in all of six innings on Tuesday night, pitching for the Trenton Thunder. He gave up just one hit in a win over the Ri...
23:52 2019-06-19

Three golfers to pick at the Travelers Championship The Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., features 22 of the world’s top-50 players, including Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. Here are two contenders and a long shot worth a wager. The plays Jason Day (18/1): Day arguably is the best putter in the world, ...
23:52 2019-06-19

Zion Williamson gives Knicks huge RJ Barrett NBA draft endorsement Zion Williamson won’t be a Knick barring stunning upheaval at the top of Thursday night’s NBA draft, but the Duke phenom is certain they won’t be disappointed if they select his close friend and one-and-done former college teammate RJ Barrett. “He’s cold-blooded,” the almost-certain No. 1 pick said ...
23:52 2019-06-19

Rockets tried dumping Chris Paul onto Knicks As the Chris Paul-James Harden feud tears up the Rockets, the Knicks refused an offer from Houston for Chris Paul, per The Ringer. Trading Paul, who is in the second year of a massive four-year $160 million deal, would open up much needed cap space for the Rockets — as well as alleviate the re...
23:52 2019-06-19

Colgate's new recyclable toothpaste tube is nearly ready. It took 5 years to develop Toothpaste tubes currently on the market are impossible to recycle because the mix of plastics and aluminum contained in them. Soon, you may be able to toss your used-up toothpaste tube in the blue bin....
23:52 2019-06-19

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, according to court records....
23:52 2019-06-19

Julianne Hough and husband Brooks Laich are 'going through IVF' with no 'shame or guilt' The 'Dancing with the Stars' alum and her husband will try in vitro fertilization. The announcement comes after Hough opened up about her endometriosis.        ...
23:52 2019-06-19

Face It: Things Can’t Be Going Well For You If You’re Turning To This List Of People Who Found Success Later In Life For Comfort Don’t lie to yourself: The fact that you sought out this list of people who didn’t find success until their 40s or 50s is a pretty clear sign that things aren’t going too well for you. Go ahead and read it, but just keep that in mind....
23:26 2019-06-19

Inspiring: David Attenborough Just Told A Class Of Second-Graders That Any Of Them Could Grow Up To Stare At Animals And Describe What They’re Doing If you needed a little pick-me-up today, you should know that one of television’s most beloved personalities just went out of his way to inspire the next generation to follow their dreams: David Attenborough just told a class of second-graders that any of them could one day grow up to stare at anima...
23:26 2019-06-19

US interest rates left unchanged as 'uncertainties' arise US interest rates have been left unchanged, but the Federal Reserve signalled it is prepared to start cutting rates if needed, to protect the US economy....
23:26 2019-06-19

Twitter removes precise geo-tagging option from tweets Twitter has announced it will be removing the ability to tag your precise location from tweets. In a tweet from its support account, the company explained that most users didn't use the location-tagging feature and removing it would "simplify" the tw......
23:26 2019-06-19

European astronauts plan to take pics of a comet from the dawn of time The European Space Agency (ESA) hopes to photograph a yet-to-be-discovered comet as it approaches Earth's orbit for the first time. To do so, it's developing "Comet Interceptor," a composite made of three individual spacecraft, which will separate to......
23:26 2019-06-19

Microsoft is selling a cut-back 15-inch Surface Book 2 for $1,999 When Microsoft introduced the Surface Book 2 in 2017, it added a 15-inch screen option. While that gave the Macbook Pro some serious competition, it still started at $2,499. Now, Microsoft is offering a 15-inch Surface Book 2 configuration for $1,999......
23:26 2019-06-19

Lexus makes camera and radar safety features standard for 2020 cars You'd think that luxury automakers would load their cars with safety tech by default, but that's not always the case -- it hasn't been for Lexus, anyway. However, the company is making amends for that shortfall. It's making its Safety System+ a stand......
23:26 2019-06-19

Apple's Voice Control is important for accessibility, and you "Open Photos. Scroll up. Show numbers. 13." Over the years, Apple has frequently highlighted its accessibility work in commercials, but the ad that ran for a minute and a half during game 5 of the NBA Finals was particularly powerful. In it, a wheel......
23:26 2019-06-19

Netflix renews bite-sized sketch comedy show ‘I Think You Should Leave’ The show that took the fun out of Instagram captions and charades is getting a second run. Netflix has renewed I Think You Should Leave -- the popular sketch comedy series starring Saturday Night Live alum Tim Robinson -- for a second season. Fans ca......
23:26 2019-06-19

Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappointed. Voters at the meeting rejected all shareholder proposals, including a resolution that would have re......
23:26 2019-06-19

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-06-19

PG&E completes safety inspection of distribution infrastructure Electric utility PG&E Corp said on Wednesday it has completed visual inspections of about 99% of its distribution infrastructure to provide additional precautionary measures intended to reduce wildfire risk....
23:26 2019-06-19

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
23:26 2019-06-19

Joe Biden under fire from rivals for remarks about civility with segregationists Former Vice President Joe Biden came under sharp criticism from some of his Democratic presidential rivals on Wednesday for remarks he made this week about his time working civilly with segregationists serving in the Senate in the 1970s....
23:26 2019-06-19

New York jury convicts man who starved, branded women in sex cult Keith Raniere, a New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, was found guilty of all charges against him by a New York jury on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-06-19

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more. She and other LG...
23:26 2019-06-19

83-Year-Old Woman Seriously Injured in Crash With Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Convoy An elderly woman sustained serious injuries after a collision with Prince William and Kate Middleton’s police convoy, police said Wednesday. The royal couple was en route to Windsor from London when the incident occurred in Richmond, south west London on Monday afternoon. A marked police motor...
23:26 2019-06-19

Four Charged with Murder Over 2014 Downing of Malaysia Airlines Plane (NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands) — Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people. A team of international investigators announced the charges, saying ...
23:26 2019-06-19

U.N. Report Finds ‘Credible Evidence’ to Investigate Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing A United Nations special report has found “credible evidence” warranting further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year — a conclusion that follows a five-month investigation into what the U.N. spe...
23:26 2019-06-19

New Documentary Explores the Realities of Being an Intersex Person and Their Treatment By Society When M was 7-years-old, her parents told her that she had had an operation as a young infant that meant she couldn’t have children. But, they weren’t telling her the whole story. M (who wishes not to be identified) is intersex, and only found out when she was 22-years-old, happening upon...
23:26 2019-06-19

Norwegian Islanders Want to Go ‘Time-Free’ During Summer Months (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn’t set for 69 days of the year want to go “time-free” and have more flexible school and working hours to make the most of their long summer days. People on the island of Sommaroey are pushing to get ri...
23:26 2019-06-19

Emaciated Polar Bear Spotted in Siberian City for the First Time in 40 Years (MOSCOW) — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds. Emergency officials in the city of Norilsk in a statement on Tuesday warned local residents about a bear that has been spotted in one city district. Anatoly Nik...
23:26 2019-06-19

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a former London mayor and U.K. foreign secretary, won 14...
23:26 2019-06-19

Glacial melt rates in the Himalayas have more than doubled since 2000 Global warming is shrinking the glaciers in the Himalayas. According to a new survey, glaciers in the region have lost roughly a vertical foot and half of ice....
23:26 2019-06-19

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ3 price dips well below $500 on Amazon Sony's flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3 is cheaper than ever on Amazon. Just like many other top-tier handsets, the Xperia XZ3 was priced at around $800 at launch, but these days anyone can pick one up from Best Buy for just $550 if they're willing to activate it the day they buy it.However, Amaz...
23:26 2019-06-19

Magician Criss Angel will take his Vegas act to Broadway For the first time, Criss Angel will be taking the stage on Broadway in New York City in July for his theatrical experience called RAW – the Mindfreak Unplugged...
23:26 2019-06-19

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight. ...
23:26 2019-06-19

Sunny Hostin says Lindsey Graham 'sold his soul' in his support of President Trump "View" co-host Sunny Hostin ripped Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday, suggesting that he sacrificed his dignity by supporting President Trump....
23:26 2019-06-19

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Kong, it's been precisely the other way around. Watch, it's a fascinating, quick story....
23:26 2019-06-19

Spy satellite images reveal Himalaya glacier ice losses have doubled The speed at which glaciers in the Himalayas are losing ice has doubled since the turn of the century, an analysis of declassified spy film has revealed...
23:26 2019-06-19

Mexico Ratifies Trade Deal with the U.S. and Canada The United States initiated the revision of the North American trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, but Mexico is now the first to ratify the deal....
23:26 2019-06-19

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
23:26 2019-06-19

Cult Classic Alpha Protocol Removed From Sale On Steam Obsidian Entertainment’s 2010 spy-thriller Alpha Protocol has been removed from sale on Steam at the “request of the publisher.” According to a Sega representative, rights to publish the cult-classic RPG have expired. While players who previously bought a copy can still access and download the game,...
23:13 2019-06-19

Apple Versus Google: Who's Winning the App War? Picking a smartphone to accompany you through life isn’t just about choosing between iOS and Android: It’s also about deciding which apps you’re going to pick for your emails, your driving directions, your music and so on. Having used both sets of native apps for years at this point, here’s our defi...
23:13 2019-06-19

Rhythm Games Don’t Get Much Simpler And Sweeter Than Muse Dash Rhythm games can be pretty complicated, twisting players’ fingers into knots as they try to keep track of four to six lanes, each delivering a brutal barrage of notes. PeroPeroGames’ Muse Dash has all the quirk and charm of a DJMax or Superbeat: Xonic, but it controls with just two buttons....
23:13 2019-06-19

Pokémon's Creators Tell Us What Kind Of Pokemon Gym They'd Run I’ve always fantasized about what kind of gym leader I’d be in the world of Pokémon. The series’ producer Junichi Masuda’s and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori’s hypothetical gyms both sound like places I’d want to visit....
23:13 2019-06-19

How do you improve a great racing game? Just add Lego bricks I don't know where the pedals are, and I can't see a way of changing gear. My hands don't even reach the wheel. And yet this Ferrari F40 Competitzione is fast. [credit: Microsoft ] It's no s...
23:13 2019-06-19

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In a federal lawsuit filed last week, Twitch accuses 100 unnamed defendants of breaking its terms of service by flooding the site's directory of Artifact ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Are these the first pictures of the “Switch Mini”? Hey, look at how I'm playing this obviously real system with my obviously real hands. In 2019, we've seen rumor after rumor after rumor after rumor that Nintendo is planning to release a new, smaller version of the Switch in the near future, possibly without ...
23:13 2019-06-19

The 6 best credit cards of 2019 The best credit cards can help you save money on big purchases, help make traveling easier, or get your business off the ground.       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Stressed out Facebook monitors forced to toil in filth: report The men and women tasked with keeping Facebook free of disturbing content, including beheadings and child pornography, are often forced to toil in unclean and unsafe working conditions, a new report has found. Employees at a Tampa office of Cognizant, an agency Facebook contracts to police the conte...
23:13 2019-06-19

Job seekers in this country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from nine countries published this week in the peer-re...
23:13 2019-06-19

Oracle issues emergency update to patch actively exploited WebLogic flaw Enlarge / Security team KnownSec404 proof-of-concept image, showing an instance of Windows Calculator being run on the remote WebLogic server. (credit: KnownSec 404) Oracle on Tuesday published an out-of-band update patching a critical code-execution vulnerability in its WebLogic server after rese...
23:13 2019-06-19

Starry aims to bring its $50, 200Mbps broadband to 25 more US states Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) Starry, a wireless home Internet provider, says it has acquired enough spectrum to offer service to 40 million households in more than 25 US states. Starry's network already passes more than 1.5 million households in Boston, Washington, DC, Los Angeles...
23:13 2019-06-19

Snell chased in 1st, Sabathia wins 250th, Yankees sweep Rays Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer to help chase Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell in the first inning, CC Sabathia got his 250th career win and the New York Yankees thumped the Tampa Bay Rays 12-1 to complete a three-game sweep       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Del Potro in doubt for Wimbledon after injury at Queen's Juan Martin del Potro could be in doubt for Wimbledon after withdrawing from the Queen's Club grass-court event because of a right knee injury       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Sister act: 1st WTA meeting of identical twins ends in upset First meeting of identical twins in WTA Tour history ends with an upset as Kristyna Pliskova overcame a ranking gap of more than 100 places to beat Karolina at the grass-court Birmingham Classic       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Max Scherzer, sporting a 'nice shiner,' will pitch with broken nose Max Scherzer, who broke his nose Tuesday during batting practice, plans to pitch the second game of a DH on Wednesday, says Nationals manager.       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Meghan McCain hurls harsh words at Joy Behar on 'The View' but it doesn't affect friendship "... Women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal," Meghan McCain said after directing an expletive at "View" co-host Joy Behar.        ...
23:13 2019-06-19

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
23:13 2019-06-19

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition bill has been widely shared on social media platforms....
23:13 2019-06-19

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, the deal is also history-making, as Mock is now “th...
22:52 2019-06-19

There was a deleted Game of Thrones scene clarifying Cersei's pregnancy situation At this point, the dead horse of “things Game of Thrones did wrong in its final season” has been kicked more times than you can count. There are, of course, many fair points, but it’s time to move on, leave it in the past, and, from here on out, just binge through season six. If you’re unable, thoug...
22:52 2019-06-19

Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) Netflix in July Netflix must be predicting that a lot of us are going to spend our summer hours sprawled in front of our screens somewhere, as the streaming service is unloading a tremendous amount of content over the month of July. Fans of Stranger Things are among the most excited, as they’ve been waiting for sea...
22:52 2019-06-19

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoHo Hank is a weirdly adorable and exceedingly lovable little criminal; charming is the word that comes to mind. And no upcoming film is potentially mor...
22:52 2019-06-19

Watch Avengers: Endgame's final battle sequence in glorious 16-bit animation Despite the fact that it’s still in theaters, Avengers: Endgame is being rereleased with the lure of an additional bonus scene. But if you aren’t looking to add a couple more sawbucks to Disney’s endless pile while you wait for the first of what will surely be countless digital and Blu-ray editions,...
22:52 2019-06-19

Beth Grant on "discovering" Mindy Kaling, working with Bryan Fuller, and getting murdered by Chucky While promoting her film Crazy Heart back in 2010, character actress Beth Grant stopped by The A.V. Club for a Random Roles interview where she talked about Rain Man, Speed, and Donnie Darko....
22:52 2019-06-19

Aged & Ore Invented the Best Way to Take Booze To Go Aged & Ore wowed us last year with its hand-blown whiskey glasses, and now they’re back with the most impressive way to travel with booze that we’ve ever seen....
22:52 2019-06-19

Jensen Karp apologizes to Shia LaBeouf for 2014 stunt mocking his performance art Today, Shia LaBeouf appeared on Los Angeles’ Kevin & Bean radio show as part of efforts to promote his Slauson Rec Theatre Company, a free theatre school open to anyone. During that appearance, co-host and writer Jensen Karp took the opportunity to apologize for a stunt he pulled in 2014, one t...
22:52 2019-06-19

What kept Netflix's Marvel superheroes from really being super? Note: This post discusses plot points from Marvel’s Jessica Jones season three, as well as other Defenders series, so continue at your own spoiler peril....
22:52 2019-06-19

Jake Gyllenhaal lauds sister Maggie as "The Greatest Gyllenhaal" during Whitney Houston song parody Did you know “love” is actually synonymous with “Gyllenhaal”? Because, fun fact, it is. And James Corden wants you all to know with this Whitney Houston parody professing his love for Jake Gyllenhaal. Like a lot of us, Corden just cannot get Gyllenhaal out of his damn head. Even puppies in sunnies c...
22:52 2019-06-19

Google rejects plans to fight sexual harassment and boost diversity Board rejects all 13 shareholder proposals to address a range of issues even as workers protest outside eventAlphabet, the parent company of Google, failed to pass several proposals to address sexual harassment, antitrust issues and diversity policies at its annual shareholder meeting, despite hundr...
22:52 2019-06-19

British air hostesses are selling their used tights on eBay for extra money AIR hostesses are raking in cash by charging eBay users for their worn clothing. Tights, shoes and belts are among the items to sell for a pretty penny....
22:52 2019-06-19

The Gloves Are Finally Off Up until now, the 2020 Democratic presidential primary has, with minor exceptions, mostly featured candidates promoting a “positive vision” about their own campaigns without denigrating any of the other people running. But that had to end sometime, and it’s starting to seem like that time is now....
22:52 2019-06-19

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, further restrictions on assault weapons....
22:52 2019-06-19

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to combat climate change....
22:52 2019-06-19

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing was an opportunity to ask questions about reparations....
22:52 2019-06-19

U.K. Maverick Rory Stewart Knocked Out of Race for Party Leader Rory Stewart’s insurgent campaign had been a growing threat to the favorite, Boris Johnson, by shaking up the contest until lawmakers eliminated him....
22:52 2019-06-19

TSA officers injured during 'unprovoked and brazen' attack at Phoenix airport A man attempted to rush the Terminal 4 security checkpoint, attacking TSA officers. Officers were taken to the hospital and urgent care clinics.       ...
22:52 2019-06-19

The 20 happiest states in America, ranked To determine America’s happiest states, 24/7 Tempo analyzed the results of the Gallup Well-Being Index. Scroll through to learn more.       ...
22:52 2019-06-19

College takes thousands of student photos without permission for study The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is facing backlash after admitting it took more than 1,700 photos of students without their consent. The school took the photos as part of an ongoing study on facial recognition, according to the Colorado Springs Independent....
22:52 2019-06-19

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
22:52 2019-06-19

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
22:52 2019-06-19

Chesley Sullenberger: Boeing 737 Max pilot training not 'sufficient' Famed "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and other pilots criticized Boeing for failing to properly train pilots on 737 Max jets during a congressional hearing Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-19

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
22:52 2019-06-19

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere convicted on 7 charges A New York jury on Wednesday found the leader of a purported self-help group guilty on seven charges associated with a scheme to force women into a sexual slavery cult....
22:52 2019-06-19

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The House Transportation Subcommittee heard testimony on the Boeing 737 Max safety; former adviser to President Donald Trump Hope Hicks testified in a closed-door interview before the House Judiciary Committee; and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, voted for the 7,000th consecutive time in her career the...
22:52 2019-06-19

Boeing's space division HQ will move from Virginia to Florida Defense contractor and aerospace giant Boeing said Wednesday it will move its space and launch division headquarters to Titusville on Florida's Space Coast from Arlington, Va....
22:52 2019-06-19

YouTube has a kids problem and it's not going away The Google owned network has come under fire for showing videos to children that aren't appropriate. Children's programming is the No. 1 category on YouTube.       ...
22:52 2019-06-19

Man Stabbed on Set of Anne Hathaway Film The Witches A crew member working on The Witches reboot, starring Anne Hathaway, was stabbed and injured on the film's set on Wednesday during a confrontation with a coworker. The incident......
22:52 2019-06-19

Will Any of These The Hills Couples Get New Beginnings? The Hills are alive with drama once again when MTV debuts The Hills: New Beginnings, a revival (or reboot, depending on who you ask). The new series follows several cast members of the original......
22:52 2019-06-19

The Ultimate NXIVM Trial Guide: Keith Raniere's Conviction, Disturbing Revelations and the "Lost" Allison Mack NXIVM co-founder Keith Raniere was accused of running a female slavery ring within his purported self-help program for which women were recruited as "slaves" by other female members, or......
22:52 2019-06-19

How Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Went From Friends to Frenemies and Back Again Taylor Swift and Katy Perry are friends again! The superstar duo, who recently collaborated on Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" music video, had been in a feud for several......
22:52 2019-06-19

Pioneer Woman Star Ree Drummond's Teen Daughter Arrested for Public Intoxication The Pioneer Woman's 19-year-old daughter Paige Drummond made headlines on Wednesday afternoon for an unexpected reason: she was arrested. The teen was arrested for having and......
22:52 2019-06-19

Fantasy Baseball Prospect Call Up: Zac Gallen an immediate must-add? Minor-league breakout Zac Gallen becomes the latest promising arm to get a shot in the Marlins rotation, and he's worth scrambling to pick up on waivers....
22:52 2019-06-19

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
22:39 2019-06-19

Marines to start issuing Sig Sauer M18 as offical duty pistol in 2020 The U.S. Marine Corps will adopt a new standard-issue pistol for the first time in 30 years, replacing the Beretta M9 with Sig Sauer's M18 starting in 2020....
22:39 2019-06-19

Plate tectonics may have triggered Cambrian explosion New research suggests the dramatic increase in biodiversity known as the Cambrian explosion was triggered by a massive shift in global plate tectonics....
22:39 2019-06-19

Trump’s UN pick was absent more than 300 days from post as ambassador to Canada “I find this staggering amount of time away from post very troubling and an abdication of leadership," said Bob Menendez, top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee...
22:39 2019-06-19

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this month.  ...
22:39 2019-06-19

IPVanish review: VPN delivers a wealth of options and browsing controls Whether you're looking for an easy-to-use VPN or one where you can choose from a wide range of encryption protocols, want to specify active features, or get involved in the specific server you're routing through, IPVanish may be an excellent choice....
22:39 2019-06-19

Google open sources Private Join and Compute, a tool for sharing confidential data sets Private Join and Compute is a cryptographic protocol that can be used jointly by two parties to encrypt data before sharing it with each other to discover commonalities....
22:39 2019-06-19

Netflix in July 2019: Everything new coming next month, and everything leaving As impressive as Netflix’s June release schedule was, many of us have still been counting down the hours until the next installment of Stranger Things finally hits the streaming service. Thankfully, the wait is nearly over, as Stranger Things 3 will debut on Thursday, July 4th. I’ve alre...
22:39 2019-06-19

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is coming back to theaters with never-before-seen footage As if Avengers: Endgame wasn’t already long enough at just over three hours, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has confirmed that the movie will be returning to theaters this month with never-before-seen footage that didn’t make the original theatrical cut. Speaking with ComicBook.com at a...
22:39 2019-06-19

The Nintendo Switch Mini that Nintendo keeps denying might’ve just leaked Countless rumors and reports from credible sources (including The Wall Street Journal) have claimed that Nintendo is preparing to launch at least one new Switch model in the near future, but the Japanese company has refused to make the news official. The cat may finally be out of the bag, though, as...
22:39 2019-06-19

New ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ trailer reveals Peter Parker’s biggest mistake Nearly two months have passed since the Avengers: Endgame premiere. Our favorite heroes saved the world from Thanos at a huge cost to their team. Not only did we lose three of the original six Avengers — although just two of them are really dead — but the world will have a tough time hea...
22:39 2019-06-19

"From Economy To Cricket, It Is All Depressing": Pakistan Chief Justice Pakistan's chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday lamented that Pakistanis were only hearing "depressing" news these days -- on the state of the economy, politics and even from the cricket field....
22:26 2019-06-19

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
22:26 2019-06-19

Egypt Accuses UN Of Trying To "Politicise" Ex-President's Death Egypt accused the United Nations on Wednesday of seeking to "politicise" the death of the country's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi by calling for an "independent inquiry"....
22:26 2019-06-19

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
22:26 2019-06-19

Dear White People, How You Like Your Grits? OK, OK, OK, I have a confession—the headline is a tad misleading as I don’t really care how white people like their grits or whether they know what a grit is. This is really about that Justin Simien show on Netflix. Ha! Gotcha!...
22:26 2019-06-19

The War on Women The Trump administration is waging a war on women. For too long, women’s voices have been dismissed when it comes to our reproductive freedom and we must fight back....
22:26 2019-06-19

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, its continuing impact on the community and the...
22:26 2019-06-19

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will take center stage on Capitol Hill today as the House hears H.R. 40, a bill that proposes a commission on reparations be formed....
22:26 2019-06-19

‘Little Marco’ Trends on Twitter After Former Trump Nemesis Is All Smiles During the President’s Reelection Rally Let’s all think back to early 2016: Trump wasn’t president and Hillary Clinton was poised to become the first woman to call all the shots. Marco Rubio and then-regular-New-York-pain-in-the-ass Donald Trump were engaged in a full-on bitchy barb of insults....
22:26 2019-06-19

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due today....
22:26 2019-06-19

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways that we can contemplate black love—including self-lo...
22:26 2019-06-19

The Naked Truth: Were Whoopi Goldberg’s Opinions on the Risks of Nude Photos Victim Blaming or Common Sense? Kids, we need to talk. Namely, we need to talk about a modern phenomenon with some very well-documented consequences: sharing nude photos....
22:26 2019-06-19

Trump Rally Brings Out White Supremacist ‘Proud Boys’ Wearing Matching Polos Nothing says, “Take me seriously” like grown men calling themselves “boys” while wearing matching black and yellow polo shirts with stripes along the collar and a crest with the initials “PB” along the chest. For those not in the know, “PB” is known around the globe as “peanut butter.”...
22:26 2019-06-19

White-Ass Joe Biden Claims Old White-Ass Segregationist Never Called Him ‘Boy’ Here’s a suggestion: If you are an old white man running for president and opponents and pundits claim that you’re out of touch and “old-fashioned,” you probably shouldn’t recall your work with segregationist senators as a fond memory of the good old days where people with differing opinions could t...
22:26 2019-06-19

Lululemon Just Launched a Selfcare Line That Includes Aluminum-Free Deodorant If you thought Lululemon was only good for leggings, your opinion will be changing soon. The company’s Wunder Under High-Rise tights are best sellers for a reason, but they’re looking to brand out. Lululemon has now taken their first adventure out of workout gear into selfcare. They recently announc...
22:26 2019-06-19

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19th, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after our emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
22:26 2019-06-19

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t The Blast) pending, but R. Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according to his attorney, Steven Greenberg....
22:26 2019-06-19

What are the biggest beer brands in America? Here's the top 31 It’s no secret that Americans love beer. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed domestic shipping volume data to identify America’s biggest beer brands.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

What are the richest towns in America? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed household income data from U.S. Census Bureau surveys in every American town with a population of between 1,000 and 25,000.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

What are the richest towns in America? Here's the top 34 24/7 Wall St. reviewed household income data from U.S. Census Bureau surveys in every American town with a population of between 1,000 and 25,000.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

Harley-Davidson will team with Chinese firm to make motorcycle for Asian market Harley-Davidson Inc. and a Chinese firm will manufacture a "smaller, more accessible" motorcycle for sale at Harley dealerships in China next year.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

JD Power says these 22 vehicles are the highest quality in their segments J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

The best credit cards of 2019 The best credit cards can help you save money on big purchases, help make traveling easier, or get your business off the ground.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

Our favorite headphones for kids are at their lowest price ever Puro Sound Lab's headphones are the top-tested, safest headphones for kids available, and right now you can get them at incredible sale prices.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

Why the new Ford Explorer has more in common with BMW and Mercedes Rear-wheel drive, responsive steering and firm breaks in the new 2020 Ford Explorer makes for smooth riding, on- or off-road.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

Fed stands pat on rates, signals it's prepared to cut if trade war intensifies The Fed kept its key interest rate at 2.25% to 2.5% but signaled it was prepared to cut rates if the US trade war with China deepens       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

These 22 new vehicles are the highest-quality models of the year, according to J.D. Power The three Korean automotive brands are producing the highest quality vehicles in the U.S., according to an influential annual survey by J.D. Power.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

Jennifer Lawrence Hilariously Proves She's Still Adjusting to Amy Schumer's Life as a New Mom While it's been over a month since Amy Schumer welcomed her first child with Chris Fischer, it looks like Jennifer Lawrence is still getting used to her BFF's life as a new......
22:26 2019-06-19

2019 ESPYS: The Complete List of Nominations Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Tiger Woods, and Simone Biles are among the star athletes nominated for 2019 ESPYS. The tennis champion, arguably the most successful of all time, is......
22:26 2019-06-19

"It's Not Just About a Hot Body!" Khloe Kardashian Shares Inspiring Words In Revenge Body Season 3 Supertease Revenge isn't easy. Khloe Kardashian warns the new Revenge Body participants just that in the season 3 supertease. While the latest promo promises "a transformational......
22:26 2019-06-19

Pose's Janet Mock Makes TV History With Netflix Production Deal Janet Mock just made history. The Pose writer and director signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix, becoming the first black transgender woman to establish an overall deal with a major......
22:26 2019-06-19

Jake Gyllenhaal Just Sang a Whitney Houston Cover and We Need More That boy is good! Jake Gyllenhaal made a singing cameo on The Late Late Show on Tuesday, joining host James Corden for a parody of the ballad "The Greatest Love of All," made......
22:26 2019-06-19

Make Your Peace With These Canceled and Concluded Netflix Shows Netflix giveth, like a new production deal to Janet Mock, and Netflix taketh away, like canceling Chambers. The teen psychological drama starring Uma Thurman and Tony Goldwyn won't......
22:26 2019-06-19

Is This Cardi B's Riskiest Look Yet? Rapper Turns Heads at TakeOff's Birthday Party Cardi B left little to the imagination at Migos' TakeOff's surprise birthday party on Tuesday night. The female rapper wore a black mesh mini dress that showed off her black bra......
22:26 2019-06-19

Natalie Halcro Has "the Plague!" But Will It Ruin Her London Work Trip With Olivia Pierson? Nothing will derail Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson's London work trip, except maybe the plague. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Relatively Nat & Liv, Nat reveals to her......
22:26 2019-06-19

Hannah Gadsby Shares She Had an Abortion After Surviving Rape Hannah Gadsby is sharing a very personal story with the world. The Australian comedian, who wrote and stars in her Netflix comedy special Nanette, is opening up about having an abortion......
22:26 2019-06-19

90 Day Fiancé's Ashley Martson Hospitalized for Lupus Flare-Up Ashley Martson has been admitted to the hospital following a lupus flare-up. "I am dealing with a lupus flare-up and pyelonephritis," the 90 Day Fiance star told E! News......
22:26 2019-06-19

Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club Series Canceled by MTV? Maybe? Lindsay Lohan's MTV show is done...as we know it? Lohan dipped her toe in reality TV with Lohan Beach Club, a series that followed her and the staff of her Mykonos club. A source......
22:26 2019-06-19

Netflix Reveals July 2019 Lineup: Stranger Things In, Pretty Little Liars Out Netflix has announced all of the new titles coming to the streaming site in July! As fans of Stranger Things may already know, season three of the hit series will premiere on July 4. So,......
22:26 2019-06-19

Tom Felton Jokes Harry Potter Was "Clearly" in Love With Draco Malfoy Forget Ginny Weasley, and set aside the Hermione Granger rumors...Harry Potter was apparently more into blonds. Blond...ferrets. The Boy Who Lived really had eyes for his nemesis, Draco......
22:26 2019-06-19

Angelina Jolie Has a New Job: Contributing Editor for Time Angelina Jolie has a new job! As if being an actress, director, mother and philanthropist wasn't enough, the celebrity can now add "contributing editor" to her......
22:26 2019-06-19

Game of Thrones Director Sheds New Light on Controversial Daenerys Targaryen Scene It's been weeks, and here we are still talking about Game of Thrones and the decisions Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) made in the penultimate episode of the fantasy series. In "The......
22:26 2019-06-19

NXIVM Co-Founder Keith Raniere Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking and Racketeering A verdict has been reached in the trial of Keith Raniere. On Wednesday afternoon, a jury in a Brooklyn federal court found the co-founder of NXIVM guilty of all counts including......
22:26 2019-06-19

Jim Parsons on Ending The Big Bang Theory: "I Played the S--t Out of That Character" Some may have wondered how Jim Parsons could walk away from the easy money of The Big Bang Theory, but it sounds like it was simply time for him to move on from Sheldon Cooper. "I......
22:26 2019-06-19

Kit Harington Returns Home to London Following Stay at Treatment Center Kit Harington is back to living life as usual in London. The Game of Thrones star was spotted in the English city on Monday, where he looks healthier than ever. He braved the summer heat......
22:26 2019-06-19

Aleksandar Hemon Fits Two Memoirs Into One New Volume “My Parents: An Introduction” and “This Does Not Belong to You” are two memoirs in one volume, covering Hemon’s youth in Yugoslavia and his parents’ immigration to Canada....
22:26 2019-06-19

Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.Read More...
22:13 2019-06-19

Lefties Mickelson, Watson look to add to wins at Travelers Lefties Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson have combined for 5 wins in Connecticut, but will be in the same Travelers field for the 1st time this week.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Yankees release Farquhar 14 months after dugout collapse The Yankees have released right-hander Danny Farquhar, ending the relief pitcher's comeback try with New York more than a year after he collapsed in the Chicago White Sox dugout because of a ruptured aneurysm and brain hemorrhage       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala English police investigating death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Steinbrenner would consider boosting payroll to pursue title Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner would consider boosting payroll above the third luxury tax level in an effort to help New York win its first World Series in a decade       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Marseille forfeits $2M prize money in UEFA finance case Marseille will pay UEFA 2 million euros ($2.24 million) for breaking financial fair play rules monitoring spending on player transfers and wages       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Opinion: Three years later, Sweden still talking trash about Rio Olympic win over U.S. women Their loss to Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics was the U.S. women's earliest exit at a major international tournament.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Inner Circle: Patrick Reed relies on caddie to keep him grounded Patrick Reed admits he often gets emotional when competing and needs 'somebody who’s really level headed.' That person is his caddie Kessler Karain.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

High school coach born without arms and legs: 'Together, we've proved all of them wrong' High school football coach Rob Mendez, born without arms or legs, will be this year's recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at the ESPYs.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

J.T. Realmuto emerges as rock among Phillies' stars: 'His toughness is already legendary' The trade for J.T. Realmuto didn't get the fanfare of Bryce Harper's signing, but the catcher has become the heart of this young Phillies team.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

NBA draft: Ranking the five biggest busts as the No. 1 pick From Anthony Bennett, who underachieved, to Greg Oden, who was saddled with multiple knee injuries, not every draft offers a winner with the top pick.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

'I saw the body of a brother and a best friend.' How college player deals with depression, loss of teammate In an open letter, Ball State's Trey Moses writes about losing his friend and teammate Zach Hollywood to suicide and confronts his own depression.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

NHL mock draft: Expect a heavy U.S. presence at the start of the first round The NHL draft's first round is Friday in Vancouver. USA TODAY Sports columnist Kevin Allen makes his prediction for all 31 picks.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

USA Gymnastics releases new Safe Sport policy, signals 'next step' to athlete safety USA Gymnastics’ new policy now defines other kinds of misconduct or abuse, including emotional and physical abuse, bullying and hazing.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Police investigating brawl that broke out among adults at Colorado youth baseball game Police said the fight occurred when coaches and parents started throwing punches during a game for 7-year-olds that featured a 13-year-old umpire.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Max Scherzer plans to pitch Wednesday with broken nose, says Nationals manager Max Scherzer, who broke his nose Tuesday during batting practice, plans to pitch the second game of a DH on Wednesday, says Nationals manager.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Memphis Grizzlies star Mike Conley traded to Utah Jazz Mike Conley is one of the best, most consistent point guards in the league, and his addition shows that Utah is looking to take another step forward.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Opinion: MLB umpires union's outburst was childish, unacceptable The MLB Umpires Association lashed out on Tuesday about the perceived leniency of Manny Machado's one-game suspension.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Mom says Dominican resort should ‘shut down’ after family falls violently ill A Virginia mom who says her family got violently ill at a Dominican Republic resort the same night as a group of Oklahoma teens on a senior trip is now demanding that the beachfront spot be shuttered. “In my opinion, they should shut down that hotel and figure out what’s going down,̶...
22:13 2019-06-19

China vows to play bigger role as US-North Korea talks stall With talks between the US and North Korea going nowhere fast, the reclusive regime’s Asian neighbors are stepping up efforts to improve relations and encourage Kim Jong Un to shelve his nuclear weapons. Chinese President Xi Jinping — on the eve of his first visit to North Korea — vowed Wednesday to ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Phoenix dad has ‘nightmares’ of guns in face after police confrontation The Phoenix father whose harrowing confrontation with cops was caught on camera said he has nightmares after they pulled guns on him, his pregnant fiancée and their two young children. Iesha Harper, 24, and Dravon Ames, 22, confronted city officials Tuesday night at a community meeting — where thous...
22:13 2019-06-19

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action by the EU over judicial reforms that the EU says ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Hong Kong’s richest man to pay tuition for undergrads at Chinese university Hong Kong’s richest man, 90-year-old Li Ka-shing, has pledged to pay the full tuition for all undergraduates at a Chinese university — just a month after an American billionaire tech investor said he’d pay off all student loans for new graduates of an Atlanta college. The Li Ka-shing Foundation vowe...
22:13 2019-06-19

‘Swarmageddon’ of over 1,000 earthquakes rocks California A “swarmageddon” of more than 1,000 small earthquakes rattled parts of California over the past three weeks, according to a new report. For some, the bout of seismic activity affecting San Bernardino and Riverside counties was simply business as usual, because they didn’t feel a shake. But for other...
22:13 2019-06-19

Corrections boss ‘sorry’ after woman is trapped inside jail stairwell for 58 hours A woman was trapped in a stairwell in a St. Louis jail for nearly two and a half days, corrections officials said. St. Louis Corrections Commissioner Dale Glass said the woman “appeared to be OK” after enduring more than 58 hours inside the St. Louis Justice Center — all because she made a wrong tur...
22:13 2019-06-19

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up for food shortages. South Korea followed through on a promise to donate $4.5 million...
22:13 2019-06-19

Tony Robbins accused of groping, harassing more women Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces a new series of allegations that he groped and harassed fans and staffers — including a former assistant who claims he touched her inappropriately during a job interview. The latest sexual misconduct claims bring the total of women who have accused the 59-year...
22:13 2019-06-19

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told the Wall Street Journal that the problem has been the focus of lengthy e...
22:13 2019-06-19

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees with. “It’s 2019 & @JoeBiden is longing for the good old days of ‘civility’ typified by James Eastlan...
22:13 2019-06-19

Israeli Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps assured a slave labor supply to help in the Nazi war ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Saudi killers called Khashoggi ‘sacrificial animal’ before murder: UN report The Saudi operatives who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi referred to their prey as the “sacrificial animal,” according to a new report by the UN Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur released Wednesday. The report, which also found “credible evidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salma...
22:13 2019-06-19

Train carrying military munitions derails in Nevada A train carrying military munitions has derailed in Nevada, closing a 60-mile stretch of Interstate 80 – but officials said the general public is not in any danger, according to reports. No injuries were immediately reported when the train, which was transporting munitions to Hawthorne Army Depot, d...
22:13 2019-06-19

11-year-old who stopped intruder with machete says he knew he had to act Macaulay Culkin has nothing on this kid. A machete-wielding 11-year-old North Carolina boy who stopped a home invasion all by himself said he knew he had to take matters into his own hands when a suspect broke into his family’s home in Mebane on Friday. “My heart was beating, but I knew that I had.....
22:13 2019-06-19

Trump raises nearly $25M in first 24 hours after 2020 campaign launch President Trump pocketed nearly $25 million in campaign cash for his re-election in less than 24 hours, according to the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee. “@realDonaldTrump has raised a record breaking $24.8M in less than 24 hours for his re-election,” RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel gu...
22:13 2019-06-19

Suspect arrested in soccer star Emiliano Sala’s fatal plane crash A 64-year-old UK man was arrested in connection with the plane crash that killed Argentinian soccer star Emiliano Sala, according to a report. Dorset police announced the North Yorkshire man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act, BBC reported. His name was not immedi...
22:13 2019-06-19

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have been deemed terminally ill will be able to ask their...
22:13 2019-06-19

Brawl erupts between parents, coaches at youth baseball game There’s no sucker-punching in baseball! A little league game turned into a giant brawl between parents and coaches in Colorado — and cops are looking to identify the participants. “These coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involving 7-year-olds and a 13-year-old umpire, took over...
22:13 2019-06-19

Groom accused of killing bride in 48-hour bondage session ‘Til bondage do us part. A German man faces manslaughter charges for killing his new bride while engaging in marathon BDSM sex on their honeymoon, the Daily Mail reported. Ralph Jankus, 52, was on trial Wednesday in Krefeld, Germany, for the death of his 49-year-old wife, Christel, days after ...
22:13 2019-06-19

20 facts you didn’t know about 'Jaws' for the movie's 44th anniversary In honor of the 44th anniversary of the original release of “Jaws,” 24/7 Tempo has compiled 20 facts about the terrifying movie        ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Lady Gaga to Justin Bieber: All celebrities revealed as secret aliens by 'Men in Black' "Men in Black: International" continues to reveal major celebrities as aliens. Here is the franchise's shocking intergalactic round-up.        ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Honeymoon Hashtag Hell Social media pressure to take perfectly posed photographs may lead to the first argument as a married couple. Is it worth a fabulous Instagram shot if you are just having a horrible time?...
22:13 2019-06-19

Book a Southwest Flight For As Little As $49 It’s almost the start of summer—which means it might be time to plan out your vacation schedule this fall if you haven’t already. And until midnight tomorrow, Southwest is having a hell of a sale to celebrate the company’s birthday, offering one-way airfare for as little as $49 this coming fall....
22:13 2019-06-19

Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control | Jezebel A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men | The Root Mitch McConnell on Reparations: ‘We’ve Elected an African-American President’ | News Wil...
22:13 2019-06-19

What's Coming and Going From Netflix in July 2019 Big month for Netflix’s biggest shows. There’s a new season of Stranger Things on the 4th—the children are teens now, STRANGE—and new Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Captain Underpants, and Queer Eye on the 19th. Orange Is the New Black is orange-is-the-new-back on July 26. I’m excited for the new...
22:13 2019-06-19

How to Make Green Beans Actually Taste Good If you hate green beans, there’s probably a good reason why. Your green bean experiences likely involved someone absentmindedly opening a can of green beans and throwing them in a saucepan on the stove. Maybe they were french cut (or not), and whoever was cooking threw in a few lardons of bacon (or ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Here's The Best Smart Scale Deal We've Ever Seen If you want to keep track of your summer weight loss goals, the new model of Anker’s ultra-popular Bluetooth smart scale is on sale today for just $20 right now with promo code EUFYSLC1, the best price we’ve ever seen on a smart scale from a major brand....
22:13 2019-06-19

Should You Ever Opt Out of Your Company's 401(k) Plan? It has come to your attention that your new job—the one with the awesome salary, dream title, and beer fridge and ping-pong table in the break room—doesn’t have a great retirement plan. There’s no match. There aren’t enough investment options. The fees are sky high. This quickly becomes the thing yo...
22:13 2019-06-19

Use a Paint Brush and Baby Wipes to Clean Your Car's Interior Like a Pro Your car should be as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. That’s why we put together some of our favorite car hacks to prep your interior for a summer road trip....
22:13 2019-06-19

Track Your Kid's Milestones on a Tape Measure Oh, the childhood ritual of doorway height recording. You’d stand as straight as humanly possible as Mom or Dad would draw a line at the top of your head and write the day’s date. Then you’d step back and view the results. Hey, look! You grew three-quarters of an inch! Your parents would smile and g...
22:13 2019-06-19

How to Tell If You're Boring Boring people are everywhere—at work, at your kid’s school, maybe even at home. But perhaps the only thing worse than be trapped in a dull conversation with Mr. Monotonous is discovering that, actually, the boring one is you....
22:13 2019-06-19

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re potentially telling the world a lot more than you l...
22:13 2019-06-19

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name....
22:13 2019-06-19

You Can Now Get Your Broken Apple Device Repaired at Best Buy Apple designs its products to be simple and foolproof, but also nearly impossible for the average user to fix themselves—meaning customers have to go through either an Apple Store, an Apple-approved third-party servicer, or ship their products to Apple for repairs. While plenty of bigger cities have...
22:13 2019-06-19

That Viral Garlic Hack Doesn't Work People are usually looking for the easiest way to do a thing, whether that thing be holding a burrito upright, eating a pineapple, or peeling garlic. I appreciate this drive, not only because my entire career is fueled by it, but because I am very lazy....
22:13 2019-06-19

Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension If you’ve used Chrome for any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across its scary red interstitial—otherwise known as the Google Safe Browsing warning. If you’re attempting to pull up a site that looks problematic, like a malware host, Chrome will prevent you from doing so unless you do a litt...
22:13 2019-06-19

The Easiest Way to Give Eyedrops to Your Kid I’ve pinned children down for unpleasant procedures (snot suctioning, nail trimming) so many times I’m a pro. But when the doctor told me I needed to give my young toddler eyedrops, I thought that was the limit of my talents as a parent. Not so: there’s an easy way to do it....
22:13 2019-06-19

Canada’s Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected, Study Shows. Scientists Are ‘Quite Surprised’ The Canadian Arctic permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than expected, a rate shocking a group of scientists who released the findings of their long-term study this month. A research team affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks observed three sites over a period of 13 years between 200...
22:13 2019-06-19

Mumbai Indians Pacer Rasikh Salam Suspended For Two Years For Age Fraud The board in a release announced that Prabhat Maurya has replaced Rasikh Salam in the India U-19 squad that is set to play a one-day tri-series in England starting July 21....
21:52 2019-06-19

Number of Displaced People Hits Postwar Record The number of forcibly displaced people in the world reached almost 71 million at the end of last year, the most since just after World War II and double the number of 20 years ago, according to a U.N. report....
21:52 2019-06-19

Dad and his babbling son land Denny's ad and it's just as hilarious as first viral video The father and son duo that made us laugh are back in funny Denny's commercial that you'll want to watch over and over.        ...
21:52 2019-06-19

Carrie Underwood on suffering 3 miscarriages in less than 2 years: 'You wonder if it's you' While dealing with facial surgery for her nasty fall in 2017, the country star was also experiencing the pains of going through multiple miscarriages.        ...
21:52 2019-06-19

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear.        ...
21:52 2019-06-19

Feliciano Lopez 'absolutely denies' match-fixing link ahead of Andy Murray doubles match-up Feliciano Lopez has launched a fierce denial of any link to match-fixing and said he hopes the controversy will not overshadow Andy Murray's return to action....
21:52 2019-06-19

Royal Ascot: Double delight for Frankie Dettori as Crystal Ocean lands knockout blow Frankie Dettori proved yet again he is the king of Ascot as he ruled the waves with a memorable double - highlighted by a masterful ride on Crystal Ocean to take the Prince Of Wales's Stakes....
21:52 2019-06-19

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
21:52 2019-06-19

New Zealand told: 'Stop stealing Maori kids' New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some when they are still in hospital....
21:52 2019-06-19

India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water....
21:52 2019-06-19

10 key findings from the UN's Khashoggi murder report The first independent report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has finally been released. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur, has laid out in detail evidence that suggests not only did Saudi officials at the highest level plan and carry out the killing, but that they carefully planned how b...
21:52 2019-06-19

Condoleezza Rice: China hurt itself by saying it wanted to dominate the tech world "I told some of my Chinese friends that it was a big mistake" because the U.S. and other nations were already nervous about China possibly spying, says the former secretary of State....
21:39 2019-06-19

A rip current at the beach can be deadly, but experts say you can escape by doing this At least 100 people are killed by rip currents every year. Here's what you need to know about how to spot them and what to do if you're caught.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

'Terrorist sympathizer' left a teddy bear pipe bomb in the middle of a road, FBI says The convicted bomber is described by the FBI as a "terrorist sympathizer" who was radicalized by reading propaganda from Osama bin Laden and others.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China. (June 19)        ...
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Hero pilot: Crashes 'should never have happened' Former airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled jetliner on the Hudson River ten years ago, told a House aviation panel that the two recent air disasters of the Boeing 737 Max "should never have happened." (June 19)        ...
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'It was the yellow beak that gave it away': Pennsylvania woman finds dead bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman said she discovered a surprise at the bottom of her canned spinach. Del Monte says it's investigating.        ...
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Free tampons for students: Boston latest to tackle 'period poverty' with $100K program Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wants to improve menstrual equity for girls in low-income households, many of whom struggle to pay for tampons and pads.        ...
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New York allowed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. Is New Jersey next? After New York became the 13th state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, advocates are pushing for New Jersey to be next.        ...
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Glaciers, goodbye? Himalayan ice melt has doubled in recent years, old spy images confirm Picture 3 million swimming pools full of water. That's how much ice melts from glaciers in the Himalayas each year, and climate change is the primary cause.        ...
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How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
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Can turmeric help treat rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints. A growing body of scientific research suggests that turmeric and one of its main compounds, curcumin, may help alleviate symptoms of RA. Learn more here....
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Man guilty of running depraved sex cult which branded women A man who ran a secret sex cult with help from Smallville star Allison Mack has been found guilty of sex trafficking, possession of child pornography, extortion and racketeering....
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“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
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FCC vote next month could lead to faster 5G rollout in the states Looking to help speed up the rollout of nationwide 5G service in the U.S., the FCC said yesterday that it will be voting next month on a plan that would allow the agency to auction off some mid-band spectrum. To allow this auction to proceed, the FCC would drop a requirement that the mostly unused a...
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