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04:46 2019-07-23

Brewers All-Star Woodruff could miss 6 weeks All-Star pitcher Brandon Woodruff could miss up to six weeks with a left oblique strain, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Monday       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Rangers place closer Shawn Kelley on 10-day injured list The Texas Rangers have placed closer Shawn Kelley on the 10-day injured list with biceps soreness in his right arm, but manager Chris Woodward said the injury appears far less severe than first believed       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

White Sox host 1st MLB game with foul pole-to-pole netting The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting with their game against the Miami Marlins       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Suspension lifted on boxer who kissed reporter without consent Kubrat Pulev was suspended in March after he grabbed a reporter's head in his hands and planted a kiss on her lips following a knockout win.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Why the NFL was unable to get Tyreek Hill investigation details A letter obtained by USA TODAY Sports details why NFL was denied access to information related to the investigation of Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges in alleged sexual assault case District attorney's office decides Kathryn Mayorga’s claim of alleged sexual assault in 2009 couldn't be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan hired by franchise as assistant coach Tim Duncan, who retired in 2016 after 19 seasons with the Spurs, has been added to head coach Gregg Popovich's bench as an assistant coach.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

WNBA star Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend, says calling President Trump out is necessary Sue Bird, the WNBA star and girlfriend of World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe, talked about using a platform to make a positive difference.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp The New Orleans Pelicans' No. 1 draft pick will spend the rest of his summer preparing for the start of his first NBA season.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 200-meter freestyle at worlds due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships for medical reasons, the U.S. team announced.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Le'Veon Bell delivers impassioned rant to call out social media haters The New York Jets running back took to Instagram on Sunday to call out people who think he should only think and care about football.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Falcons face questions after hiring ex-Maryland coach DJ Durkin as training camp assistant The Atlanta Falcons are facing questions after hiring former University of Maryland coach DJ Durkin for a guest assistant role during training camp.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Twins pull off beautiful triple play in first inning against Yankees The Yankees looked poised for a big first inning against the Twins but Edwin Encarnacion hit a grounder to third to kick-start a triple play.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Libya's Mitiga airport halts air traffic after air strike: statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the airport authority's Facebook page....
04:39 2019-07-23

Iran warns West against starting conflict, says not looking for confrontation Iran's foreign minister warned the West on Monday against "starting a conflict," saying it was not seeking confrontation after its military seized the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz last week....
04:39 2019-07-23

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
04:39 2019-07-23

Nigerian police, Shi'ite group clash in capital, at least three dead Nigerian police and Shi'ite Muslim protesters clashed in the capital Abuja on Monday, with at least one demonstrator, one journalist and a senior policeman killed, highlighting one of the security challenges faced by the country with Africa's biggest economy....
04:39 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
04:39 2019-07-23

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the possibility of restoring aid to Islamabad....
04:39 2019-07-23

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
04:39 2019-07-23

Japan's top government spokesman Suga, finance minister Aso to retain posts: Kyodo Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Finance Minister Taro Aso will likely retain their posts in a cabinet reshuffle expected in September, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday....
04:39 2019-07-23

Horrifying moments as Hong Kong journalist live-streams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen hitting out at people with a stick over the barrier of a train's passenger gantry. In the next moment, he runs at the camera and starts hitting the person behind it....
04:39 2019-07-23

Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected Haitian Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin resigned on Monday, according to a high-ranking government official who asked not to be named, presenting a shakeup at the highest levels of government in the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation....
04:39 2019-07-23

North Korea's Kim inspects new submarine, signals possible ballistic missile development North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a large newly built submarine, state news agency KCNA reported on Tuesday, potentially signaling continued development of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) program....
04:39 2019-07-23

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturning decades of Arabisation....
04:39 2019-07-23

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, government blames 'electromagnetic attack' More than half of Venezuela's 23 states lost power on Monday, according to Reuters witnesses and reports on social media, a blackout the government blamed on an "electromagnetic attack."...
04:39 2019-07-23

Mexican Federal Police accused of harassment at migrant shelter, latest in a series The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents....
04:39 2019-07-23

Venezuela Blackout Leaves Caracas, and Much of the Country, Without Power It was the fourth major blackout to hit Venezuelans in less than five months. The government blamed Monday’s outage on “an electromagnetic attack,” without providing any evidence....
04:39 2019-07-23

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we reported that Sturgill Simpson and some of the people behind Batman Ninja are making an anime movie for later this year based on Simpson’s new album. N...
04:39 2019-07-23

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon teaming up with Ridley Scott for The Last Duel Two of Hollywood’s bestest friends are ready to welcome a third bro into their lives, with Deadline reporting that Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are set to star in Ridley Scott’s adaptation of the novel The Last Duel. Damon and Affleck co-wrote the script with Nicole Holofcener, making this their first...
04:39 2019-07-23

A case for Stranger Things ending after its first season Stranger Things 3 is the show of the summer, an unqualified hit for Netflix. Most agree that this third season even superseded the second thanks to a scary new monster (the Mind Flayer) and even more comedic cast chemistry (Scoop Troop!) But YouTuber The Cosmonaut Variety Hour, although he stresses...
04:39 2019-07-23

GLOW season 3 leaps into action, but struggles to keep up the momentum No show is quite as determined to start things off on the right foot as GLOW—from the solid pilot in 2017 to the exceptional reintroduction to these gorgeous ladies of wrestling in 2018, the series keeps upping its premiere game. The third season opens with an episode that taps into the show’s famil...
04:39 2019-07-23

Amazon's Lord Of The Rings show casts its first elf or whatever According to Variety, we have our first little bit of casting news about Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings show, which has Game Of Thrones writer Bryan Cogman on board as a consultant and will be set in Middle Earth’s pre-Aragorn “Second Age.” Now we also know that it will feature Australian actor Markella...
04:39 2019-07-23

You Can Finally Get a Cup of Central Perk Coffee, Thanks to the Friends Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Collab How you doin’? Did you know that Friends turns 25 this year? Insert some commentary about how time is flying, but Jennifer Aniston still looks great. We’re finally going to get to enjoy a cup of Central Perk coffee as a way to celebrate the anniversary of one of the most beloved sitcoms in TV histor...
04:39 2019-07-23

New York is trying to shut down that fake heiress' sweet Netflix deal Last summer, we reported that Shonda Rhimes’ first Netflix project since taking her Shondaland production company to the streaming service would be an adaptation of a New York Magazine story about a woman named Anna Sorokin who managed to convince New York’s richest dummies that she was a wealthy he...
04:39 2019-07-23

Study introduces 'the Big Bang Theory of migraine' A new study finds a link between migraine and signs of early puberty. The scientists suspect that estrogen plays a key role in how migraine originates....
04:39 2019-07-23

New anticancer strategy 'disguises drugs as fats' Researchers have found a way to 'disguise' anticancer drugs in order to safely deliver higher doses to tumors. This approach was successful in mouse models....
04:39 2019-07-23

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease....
04:39 2019-07-23

Spinal stenosis: Everything you need to know Spinal stenosis occurs when compression in the spine causes pain, numbness, and weakness, usually in the legs. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments here....
04:39 2019-07-23

Plantar warts: Everything you need to know A plantar wart is a type of wart that occurs on the sole of the foot due to a strain of HPV. Learn about the appearance and symptoms of plantar warts, as well as treatments and home remedies here....
04:39 2019-07-23

What causes upper left abdominal pain under the ribs? There are many possible causes of upper left abdominal pain under the ribs, including kidney infection, broken ribs, and pancreatitis. In this article, learn about the different causes of this pain, including how to recognize and treat them. We also explain when to see a doctor....
04:39 2019-07-23

What does it mean when a scab turns yellow? Scabs can turn yellow as a normal part of the skin’s healing process. However, yellow scabs can sometimes indicate an infection, such as impetigo or herpes. Learn about the causes and treatment of yellow scabs and when to see a doctor here....
04:39 2019-07-23

Top 10 evidence based supplements for anxiety Previous research has shown that some natural supplements — including vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and herbal remedies such as valerian and chamomile — can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. We explore the evidence for these supplements here....
04:39 2019-07-23

DOJ tells Robert Mueller to limit House testimony to contents of his public report The Department of Justice directed former special counsel Robert Mueller to limit his testimony before Congress Wednesday to the public 448-page report he issued earlier this year....
04:26 2019-07-23

Pence's New Hampshire trip was reportedly canceled to avoid meeting a suspected drug dealer Former NFL offensive lineman Jeff Hatch, who had previously been candid about his own struggles with opioid addiction and substance abuse, pleaded guilty Friday to a drug offense....
04:26 2019-07-23

Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential watchdog has proposed tighter terms for executive pay at the country's financial firms, after a public inquiry last year blamed flawed incentives for widespread wrongdoing in......
04:26 2019-07-23

Your Money: Families need to brush up on student loan literacy For Americans worried about the escalating price of a college education, here's good news: Tuition for the typical family barely budged in the past year, following years of out-of-control U.S.......
04:26 2019-07-23

Two Police Officers Are Fired Over Facebook Post Saying Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’ One police officer from Gretna, La., referred to the congresswoman as a “vile idiot” and suggested she should be shot. Another officer liked the post....
04:26 2019-07-23

Are You Cool Enough to Own This Custom Datsun 240Z? (No.) Could you possibly be rad enough to drive this 1990's modified Datsun we found on Craigslist? Boy, I doubt it. And you know deep down you doubt it, too. This car is too much cool packed into one object, and you know that if you were to touch it, the damn thing might kill you. The seller describe...
04:26 2019-07-23

This Ferrari-Based One-Off Conciso Gets the Most Out of Being the Bare Minimum Back in 1993, German designer Bernd Michalak decided to build a one-off Ferrari-based concept to portray an “athletic with not an extra ounce” ideal. Starting with a nice low-mile 328 GTS, the car was stripped down to its most bare component parts. Once the lightweight body was developed, it was sho...
04:26 2019-07-23

Oh, Aston Martin has selected a very good livery for the 2019/2020 FIA WEC season. Oh, Aston Martin has selected a very good livery for the 2019/2020 FIA WEC season. I’m very much looking forward to having my eyeballs seared out of their sockets this year watching them on television. Nice work....
04:26 2019-07-23

China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market plunges on second day of trading China's STAR Market kicked off its second day of trading on Tuesday with sharp falls in most listed shares a day after they posted average gains of 140%, underscoring the volatility of the country's new Nasdaq-style board....
04:26 2019-07-23

Duterte: Can’t stop China in disputed seas, won’t risk clash President Rodrigo Duterte says there is no way to stop Chinese fishermen from the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone and he would not risk losing Filipino forces in a clash...
04:13 2019-07-23

Trump Meets With Chipmakers on Huawei and Other Economic Issues WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met with executives from several of the nation’s leading chip and computer part makers Monday and discussed restrictions his administration has imposed on the sale of components to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the White House said. Huawei i...
04:13 2019-07-23

Silicon LED created by buzzing surface with high-speed electrons  Enlarge / If only controlling electron behavior was as easy as building atom illustrations out of children's toys... (credit: Japatino / Getty Images) A long time ago, in a place not so far away, I used to believe that future lasers and optics would knock electronics into a tin hat. Yet silicon el...
04:01 2019-07-23

With a launch and a hop coming up, SpaceX has a big week ahead SpaceX has been assembling a Starship prototype in South Texas. This gallery highlights a recent static fire test. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars ] This is a big week for SpaceX, which has...
04:01 2019-07-23

Christopher Columbus Kraft, NASA’s legendary flight director, has died Chris Kraft, left, and Robert Gilruth monitor the launch of Apollo 5 in 1968. [credit: NASA ] Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr.—one of NASA's founding engineers, its first flight director, and ...
04:01 2019-07-23

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 23 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
04:01 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes more than 70% of workforce China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government....
04:01 2019-07-23

INSIGHT-U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs....
04:01 2019-07-23

Logitech first-quarter profit misses estimates Logitech International SA reported weaker-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Tuesday, and confirmed Nate Olmstead as its chief financial officer....
04:01 2019-07-23

UPDATE 4-Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the White House said....
04:01 2019-07-23

Oppo K3 Set to Go on Sale in India Today Oppo K3 price in India is set at Rs. 16,990 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option is priced at Rs. 19,990....
04:00 2019-07-23

Fortaleza Ozama, Where Columbus Was Imprisoned for Being a Tyrant The language and culture of many of the Caribbean islands reflects four centuries of Spain’s presence in the region... ...
04:00 2019-07-23

Oil prices strengthen more than 1% on Iran risk Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
03:52 2019-07-23

S&P 500 climbs toward record high, earnings in focus The S&P 500 climbed toward a record high on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon later this week....
03:52 2019-07-23

Halliburton profit exceeds analysts estimates as costs cut; shares rise Halliburton Co on Monday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, sending shares to their biggest one-day gain in nearly three years....
03:52 2019-07-23

Shipping companies sue Philadelphia Energy Solutions for $600,000 in unpaid bills Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc (PES) for about $600,000, claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earlier this year, court documents showed....
03:52 2019-07-23

Philadelphia Energy Solutions shutting down remaining refinery units: source Philadelphia Energy Solutions' 335,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery began permanently shutting its remaining refinery units on Monday, said a source familiar with plant operations. The shutdown will finish in a few days....
03:52 2019-07-23

Fitch, Moody's cut Boeing's debt outlook to 'negative' on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings and Moody's lowered their outlooks for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing delays in its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
03:52 2019-07-23

Bunge and BP team up in Brazil bioenergy venture, create No. 3 sugarcane processor U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to create the world's third-largest sugarcane processor....
03:52 2019-07-23

Easing hopes prop up global stocks, pound sags as Britain eyes new PM Expectations of policy easing by major central banks such as the Federal Reserve propped up global stocks on Tuesday, while the pound sagged as Britain braced for a new prime minister who could pave the way for a no-deal exit from the European Union....
03:52 2019-07-23

Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes more than 70% of workforce China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government....
03:52 2019-07-23

U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese pork industry is trumping concerns about trade wars and tariffs....
03:52 2019-07-23

Stocks Surge on China's New Nasdaq-Like Market The country’s new market for homegrown technology companies opened with a bang, with stocks doubling, tripling or more than quadrupling in value on its first day....
03:52 2019-07-23

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S. shale producers, whose oil fields and tankers are partly filling the void....
03:52 2019-07-23

Trade's Derailment Sends Ominous Sign The railroad business has plenty of nontrade related issues, but tariffs aren’t helping matters. Given their broad range of clients, CSX’s and Union Pacific’s challenges could portend broader U.S. corporate weakness....
03:52 2019-07-23

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
03:52 2019-07-23

Budweiser's Australian Beer Sale Leaves Little Bitterness Budweiser parent Anheuser-Busch has sold one of its most lucrative subsidiaries in its effort to reduce a $103 billion debt pile. But the prospect of a higher valuation for the remaining Asian business and less exposure to the volatile Aussie dollar limits the downside for the world’s largest brewer...
03:52 2019-07-23

Taiwan ETFs Buy Big Into U.S. Credit Yield-hungry insurers plowed $3 billion into Taipei-based exchange-traded funds that buy U.S. fixed income in the last two weeks of June, according to research by Bank of America Corp....
03:52 2019-07-23

2020 BMW 5 Series previewed as prototypes begin testing Executive model will receive bold styling revisions to bring it in line with the new 3 Series and facelifted 7 Series Prototypes of the facelifted BMW 5 Series have begun testing on public roads ahead of a planned introduction in mid-2020. Although it's still heavily disguised, the updated executiv...
03:52 2019-07-23

Autocar confidential: Seat predicts a rough patch, BMW circles the wagons and more Porsche will launch a new range of branded EV chargers alongside its new Taycan Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's summary of motoring meetings, we hear about Porsche's plans to develop new electric vehicle infrastr...
03:52 2019-07-23

Citroen boss: industry must show how cars offer 'freedom' The Citroen Ami One Linda Jackson says that car firms must showcase the benefits of the car in order to combat an increasing number of restrictions Citroën boss Linda Jackson believes that the automotive industry needs to showcase how cars provide 'freedom and liberty' to ensure they remain a key...
03:52 2019-07-23

Johnson's reign is on a knife edge before he even starts The ballots are in and the votes are being counted. Bar a last-minute shock, Boris Johnson will be announced the new Conservative leader and presumptive prime minister just before midday....
03:52 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson set to enter Number 10 as UK's next PM revealed Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK's next prime minister....
03:52 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico: Thousands urge governor's resignation in massive protests The protests are expected to be the largest yet against Governor Ricardo Rossello. His vow to not run for reelection did little to quell public outrage over corruption allegations as well as sexist and homophobic texts....
03:52 2019-07-23

Fourteen EU states agree to Franco-German 'solidarity mechanism' for migrants French President Emmanuel Macron gave a positive spin to the partial approval of a plan to allocate migrants across the EU. Italy did not take part in the meeting held in Paris....
03:52 2019-07-23

Egypt: The security situation remains tense Lufthansa and British Airways canceled flights to Cairo over the weekend, citing security concerns. Although they were reticent with details, the situation in Egypt, and particularly in North Sinai, is indeed unstable....
03:52 2019-07-23

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
03:52 2019-07-23

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
03:52 2019-07-23

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. While Pakistan said Trump had the potential to "bring the two countries together," India appeared less keen....
03:52 2019-07-23

Milky Way gobbled up smaller galaxy in cosmic crash, astronomers find A long time ago, a galaxy not so far away merged with our own in a massive cosmic collision, scientists have discovered. The Milky Way's mass grew by over a quarter after the crash, speeding-up the formation of stars....
03:52 2019-07-23

Juventus soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo avoids criminal rape charges in US The current captain of the Portugal national soccer team had been accused of raping Kathryn Mayorga in Las Vegas in 2009. He still faces a civil complaint from his accuser....
03:52 2019-07-23

Reports of fire, shots at Cameroon maximum security prison Reports are coming in of a fire at the Kondengui Central Prison in Yaounde. Criticizing officials for overcrowding and the poor condition of the facilities, detainees have staged protests....
03:52 2019-07-23

FIFA imposes life ban on Botswana official for bribery Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a mystery....
03:52 2019-07-23

Mexico says US-border crossings down by 30% On the eve of a US-imposed deadline to show progress on curbing migration, Mexico said border crossings had dipped in June. The US has put pressure on its southern neighbor to do more to stop Central American migration....
03:52 2019-07-23

Haiti President Jovenel Moise nominates fourth prime minister President Jovenel Moise has failed three times to get his choice for prime minister through parliament. The latest name is Fritz-William Michel, according to social media, as the UN looks on....
03:52 2019-07-23

Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online Enlarge (credit: One of the slides posted to Github) A security researcher has published a detailed guide that shows how to execute malicious code on Windows computers still vulnerable to the critical BlueKeep vulnerability. The move significantly lowers the bar for writing exploits that wreak the...
03:26 2019-07-23

Forget Game of Thrones. Orange Is the New Black Is the Most Important TV Show of the Decade “Prison is just not as romantic as all those ’70s exploitation movies made it out to be,” Nicky Nichols, an inmate played by Natasha Lyonne, says to Alex Vause (Laura Prepon) in the emotional seventh and final season of Orange Is the New Black. “I want my money back.” T...
03:26 2019-07-23

Nazanin returns to prison after psychiatric ward 'torture' A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran was chained to a bed and kept in solitary confinement during her stay in a psychiatric ward, according to her husband....
03:26 2019-07-23

British man pleads guilty to role in violent murder of US hairdresser A British man accused of murdering a hairstylist in Chicago as part of a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty and give evidence against his co-defendant in exchange for a 45-year prison sentence....
03:26 2019-07-23

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
03:26 2019-07-23

Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander fears the axe after Netball World Cup disappointment ‘I’m judged on benchmark events,’ Alexander saysBut coach is ‘motivated’ to continue in roleAustralia coach Lisa Alexander admits she could face the axe following Sunday’s Netball World Cup final loss to New Zealand in Liverpool. Alexander’s side went down 52-51 in a dramatic encounter to surrender ...
03:13 2019-07-23

Cristiano Ronaldo To Not Face Rape Charges In US Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago after US prosecutors said Monday they did not have enough evidence to proceed....
03:13 2019-07-23

Van Dijk: Ballon d’Or would be an honour - but I can still improve "Virgil van Dijk admits it would be “unbelievable” if he wins the 2019 Ballon d’Or, but the Liverpool defender is still focused on improving as he gears up for the new campaign."...
03:13 2019-07-23

Paper Round: Bale open to China offers – but only if wages exceed £1m-a-week "Gareth Bale to China, Paulo Dybala to Manchester United, Giovani Lo Celso to Tottenham and Wilfried Zaha to Arsenal all feature in Tuesday’s Paper Round."...
03:13 2019-07-23

Elizabeth Warren is not wrong about our impending economic crisis, it's just her solutions that miss the mark Sen.Elizabeth Warren has touted plenty of awful plans in her bid for the presidency, attempting to marry expansive and socializing economic policies with the nationalist rhetoric that clinched the Electoral College for President Trump. But while her hodgepodge of plans, ranging from that for "econom...
03:13 2019-07-23

Mike Pence cancelled NH trip to avoid drug-dealing ex-Giants player: report Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire earlier this month so he could avoid shaking hands with a former New York Giants player under investigation for allegedly dealing drugs in the state, a report said Monday. Pence on July 2 suddenly scrapped a scheduled roundtable dis...
03:13 2019-07-23

Derek Jeter’s Hall of Fame nod could come with painful Red Sox company The rivalry could be going somewhere it has seldom gone before. Cooperstown. Yankees fans are almost certain to return to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in droves next July with the likely induction of Derek Jeter — and they could be seeing plenty of red there. Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schill...
03:13 2019-07-23

Yankees aren’t budging on what’s ailing Gary Sanchez MINNEAPOLIS — On June 21, Gary Sanchez was hitting .274 with 23 homers, 52 RBIs, a .982 OPS and headed for the All-Star Game. Sanchez entered Monday night’s game against the Twins at Target Field batting .237 with 24 homers and 58 RBIs to go with an .834 OPS thanks to a 10-for-75 (.133) slide......
03:13 2019-07-23

Jeff McNeil’s fiery nature is perfectly balanced by Mets coach For somebody hitting .339 to lead the major leagues, Jeff McNeil tends to get worked up about his failures. It’s a character trait that has driven the 27-year-old Mets utilityman throughout his professional baseball career: good enough is never good enough. Enter hitting coach Chili Davis as the sag...
03:13 2019-07-23

Yankees fall victim to rare, sad triple play After DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge started the first inning by drawing walks from Twins lefty Martin Perez, the heavy-legged Edwin Encarnacion strolled to the plate. Out of all the Yankee hitters, Encarnacion was the strongest candidate to hit into a triple play because he runs like damp cement going...
03:13 2019-07-23

Tiger, Brooks and The Beard: The best of an all-too-fast major season DUBLIN , Ireland — With Shane Lowry having captured the British Open Sunday at Royal Portrush and all of Ireland not nearly finished celebrating, this brings an abrupt and jarring close to golf’s 2019 major championship season. So it’s our duty to remind you that 261 days remain until the next major...
03:13 2019-07-23

DHS Wants to Strip Huge Numbers of Immigrants of Their Right to Due Process The Trump administration is apparently not content with the human rights abuse against migrants that it’s already committing, so it plans to implement another new policy to bypass immigration courts and unilaterally deport migrants....
03:13 2019-07-23

We Finally Know Why Mike Pence Mysteriously Canceled That Event in New Hampshire After all of the uncertainty around why Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire earlier this month, we finally have an explanation from Politico: He was slated to shake hands with an ex-NFL player who allegedly moved more than $100,000 of fentanyl across state lines....
03:13 2019-07-23

Thousands of People Die Annually Because States Refuse to Expand Medicaid We already knew that Medicaid expansion saves lives. Now, a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper published today found that the decision of 14 states not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act cost approximately 15,000 lives....
03:13 2019-07-23

This Logan Paul Interview on Fox Business Is Off-the-Wall Insane Logan Paul, one of the Pauls and a YouTuber most famous for offending the entire country of Japan, was on Fox Business today. Why? I am not the person to ask. I can tell you, though, that it was NUTS....
03:13 2019-07-23

This Week's Mueller Testimony Will Be Pretty Pointless, Actually Robert Mueller has his big day in Congress coming up on Wednesday, following a weeklong postponement. But as a reminder, he would like everyone to know that he has absolutely not one iota of new information to share, which makes this entire thing kind of a waste of everybody’s time....
03:13 2019-07-23

Louisiana Police Force Fires Cop for Facebook Post Suggesting AOC Should Be Shot Last week, a cop in Gretna, Louisiana posted a fake news article about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Facebook with the caption, “This vile idiot needs a round ... and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve.” Turns out that was maaaaybe a mistake, as he just got fired....
03:13 2019-07-23

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over North America....
03:00 2019-07-23

How to record vocals for music and spoken word Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There are different schools of thought when it comes to getting your vocals perfect for any project. The easiest way, surely, is building a million-dollar studio ...
03:00 2019-07-23

How to reset the SMC in a MacBook (and why you might want to) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you find your MacBook acting strangely, and seemingly for no reason, resetting the SMC may help. There are a number of things that could signal an SMC issue, f...
03:00 2019-07-23

Mexico Sets Homicide Record at Year’s Midpoint, Up 5.3% MEXICO CITY — Mexico set a new record for homicides in the first half of the year as the number of murders grew by 5.3% compared to the same period of 2018, fueled partly by cartel and gang violence in several states. Mexico saw 3,080 killings in June, an increase of over 8% from the same mont...
03:00 2019-07-23

Trump Touts Tech Industry Support for Huawei Exemptions President Trump agreed to grant timely licensing decisions to U.S. technology companies that want to continue lucrative sales to Huawei Technologies, as the administration seeks to restart trade talks with China....
03:00 2019-07-23

All the Big Superheroes Are Taken---How About Batman's Butler? Comic-book adaptations have gotten so pervasive that producers of new shows “The Boys” and “Pennyworth” have turned to some deep-cut characters to say something new....
03:00 2019-07-23

Daycare Allegedly Denies Same-Sex Parents A Waco, Texas couple said their daughter was denied admission to a local day care because they are in a same-sex relationship. Brittney Ready and her wife, Stacey, have been married for two years and have four kids. Their youngest daughter, Callie, was on the waiting list at Parkview Christian Acade...
02:52 2019-07-23

Woman sentenced to 20 years in fatal DUI crash TUCSON – The woman who was convicted for 21 charges in a 2017 fatal DUI crash was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. On July 27, 2017, 32-year-old Erin Elizabeth Eman was taken into custody after she reportedly was involved in a crash at the intersection of Pantano and Stella ro...
02:52 2019-07-23

Fire reportedly burning on Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Coronado National Forest Service crews are reporting a blaze on Mount Lemmon after smoke was spotted by members of the community Monday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the blaze, dubbed as the Red Ridge Fire, was ignited by a lightning strike. PCSD said...
02:52 2019-07-23

Downed power lines reported on Coronado National Forest land TUCSON – Downed power lines were reported in a section of road south of Corona de Tucson Monday afternoon. According to officials, the downed powerlines were reported on social media at around 4:20 p.m. in a section of Coronado National Forest land. The location was reported to be 17 E. Green ...
02:52 2019-07-23

Crews battling fire in Redington Pass TUCSON – Fire crews are battling a fire in Redington Pass near Mile Marker 8. According to Coronado National Forest Service, a rancher reported the blaze at around 3 p.m. The rancher reported that the fire is burning about 10 acres of land, officials say. National Forest Service has not yet c...
02:52 2019-07-23

Crews battle palm tree fire in Green Valley TUCSON –  Fire crews are battling a palm tree fire in Green Valley Monday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire District, the fire ignited on a tree in the 1800 block of West Placita De Agosto near Via Nuvo Leon and Camino Del Sol. Southern GV currently experiencing a heavy monsoonal down...
02:52 2019-07-23

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
02:52 2019-07-23

Sun Link Celebrating 5-Year Anniversary on July 27th TUCSON – The Sun Link streetcar will celebrate its 5th  Anniversary on Saturday, July 27th. Sun Link will be celebrating its 5th anniversary. Sun Link will mark the milestone with free rides from 8 A.M. to 2 A.M., sponsored by Rio Nuevo, and special events within the Districts along the street...
02:52 2019-07-23

Doctors are sick and tired of at-home ‘cancer screening’ kits that send people into a panic over nothing There are probably a lot of things that annoy doctors. Patients diving into symptom-tracking websites like WebMD and convincing themselves they have a dire illness is probably near the top of the list, but a more recent development is also raising their ire: At-home genetic tests that claim to provi...
02:52 2019-07-23

Trio of astronauts safely arrive at the International Space Station A trio of international space travelers successfully arrived at the International Space Station over the weekend. The arrival of the new crew members brings the current tally of ISS inhabitants back up to six, meaning that the full crew of Expedition 60 can now begin its scientific efforts in earnes...
02:52 2019-07-23

"Good Time To Remember Nehru": Congress, BJP Spar Over Chandrayaan 2 The Congress on Monday said it deserved credit for the successful launch of the Chandrayaan 2, India's second moon mission, saying it was former prime minister Manmohan Singh who had approved the......
02:52 2019-07-23

Mega-Exercise By Security Agencies To Curb Infiltration Along Pak Border Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now working overtime to further strengthen the......
02:52 2019-07-23

Trump Agrees to 'Timely' Licensing Decision for Huawei Sales President Trump agreed to grant timely licensing decisions to U.S. technology companies that want to continue lucrative sales to Huawei Technologies, as the administration seeks to restart trade talks with China....
02:39 2019-07-23

Report: Jets signing former Texans TE Griffin The New York Jets are signing former Houston Texans tight end Ryan Griffin to fill in for the recently suspended Chris Herndon, NFL Network reported Monday....
02:39 2019-07-23

U.S. trials boast speed, Lyles-Coleman showdown The speed show that is the backbone of the American athletics championships takes on added significance in Des Moines, Iowa this week when the United States select a team for this year's worlds which are being held in Doha....
02:39 2019-07-23

Report: Redskins' Williams to hold out of camp Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams is not expected to report to training camp with the rest of the team later this week, NFL Network reported Monday....
02:39 2019-07-23

WTA roundup: Gasparyan upset at Baltic Open Romania's Irina Bara moved into the second round of the inaugural Baltic Open when No. 5 seed Margarita Gasparyan was forced to retire while trailing 6-4, 4-6, 4-0 on Monday in Jurmala, Latvia....
02:39 2019-07-23

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-23

ATP roundup: Two-time Hamburg champ Mayer loses Argentina's Leonardo Mayer, a two-time champion of the Hamburg European Open, fell 7-6 (8), 6-4 to Germany's Rudolf Molleker on Monday in the opening round of the German event....
02:39 2019-07-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech leads U.S. stocks higher; oil gains U.S. stocks gained ground on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices climbing....
02:39 2019-07-23

Pemex business plan raises doubts about the company's viability -S&P Mexican state oil company Pemex's newly announced business plan is a risky about-face that raises doubts about the company's long-term viability, analysts with credit ratings agency S&P Global Ratings wrote in a note on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-23

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX muted as investors look ahead to ECB, Fed Latin American currencies largely held steady on Monday as investors awaited policy decisions in the coming weeks from the European Central Bank and the U.S. Federal Reserve for clues on the path of interest rates. Also helping risk sentiment was a South China Morning Post report that U.S. trad...
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Whirlpool earnings beat estimates as higher prices offset tariff impact Whirlpool Corp on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and lifted its full-year profit forecast, as the appliance maker raised prices on its washing machines and kitchen appliances to offset higher production costs....
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 6-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that was nonetheless criticized by consumer advocates and some lawmakers who called for stricter regulation....
02:39 2019-07-23

Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business - WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 6-Halliburton profit exceeds analysts estimates as costs cut; shares rise Halliburton Co on Monday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, sending shares to their biggest one-day gain in nearly three years....
02:39 2019-07-23

Ford to upgrade Chicago plant for SUVs, hire 450 workers Ford Motor Co said on Monday it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, creating 450 jobs....
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business - WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 4-Fitch, Moody's cut Boeing's debt outlook to 'negative' on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings and Moody's lowered their outlooks for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing delays in its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
02:39 2019-07-23

AutoNation names new CEO, posts strong quarterly profit AutoNation Inc, the largest U.S. auto dealership chain, on Monday named a new chief executive four months after picking someone else for the position, while posting a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit....
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-LG Display to invest $2.6 bln in OLED panel plant in S.Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.6 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in South Korea....
02:39 2019-07-23

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
02:39 2019-07-23

UPDATE 3-Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the White House said....
02:39 2019-07-23

You Can Discretely Loosen This Ratcheting Belt When You Sit Down For a Big Meal While it’s not the only ratcheting belt on the market, the new Smart Belt 3.0 on Kickstarter offers unparalleled adjustability, durability, and customizability....
02:39 2019-07-23

‘I Cannot Tell a Lie’: Decision to Paint Over George Washington Mural Raises Dem Fears of a Campaign Gift to Trump Controversy is roiling Democratic circles in San Francisco over a controversial decision by the city’s school board to paint over an early-20th-century mural that depicts George Washington as a slave owner as well as a military commander who oversaw the decimation of Native Americans....
02:39 2019-07-23

Remember The Time Tim Duncan Coached Up An Opposing Big Man During An NBA Game? Legendary Spurs big man Tim Duncan has graduated from unofficial “coach of whatever he feels like” under Gregg Popovich to an official job as a Spurs assistant coach. Popovich’s coaching staff has lost quite a few assistants over the last year or so: last summer James Borrego left to become head coa...
02:39 2019-07-23

Equifax consumers face uphill battle for claims Consumers affected by the massive Equifax Inc data breach in 2017 will not reap any windfalls from the credit reporting company's $700 million U.S. settlement announced on Monday, but may face a cumbersome process to get compensation....
02:39 2019-07-23

LG Display to invest $2.6 billion in OLED panel plant in South Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.6 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in South Korea....
02:39 2019-07-23

Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by U.S. companies to sell to blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the White House said....
02:39 2019-07-23

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study....
02:26 2019-07-23

Forget summer casual — flaunt your style while sticking to the dress code When Sarah Johnson strolled into her office near Grand Central last week, the Upper East Sider sported a black dress with strappy heels and accessorized with sparkly jewelry. The public relations director at digital business magazine Fit Small Business didn’t have an important meeting or fancy lunch...
02:26 2019-07-23

Amanda Knox asks donors for $10,000 to pay for wedding Amanda Knox and her fiancé are trying to crowdfund their wedding — asking people for up to $10,000 a pop to do such things as pay for a time capsule. “Let’s face it, we don’t need any more stuff. What we do need is help putting on the best party ever for our family and......
02:26 2019-07-23

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness report symptoms that mimic other autoimmune disorders, such as muscle pain, fatigue, digestive issues...
02:26 2019-07-23

When ‘fat acceptance’ movement leaders decide to lose weight 'Body positivity' and 'fat acceptance' are growing movements online. But influencers who decide to lose weight often face a backlash from their fans....
02:13 2019-07-23

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, including sending additional medical officials there this week....
02:13 2019-07-23

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, fostering collaboration between the United Nations,...
02:13 2019-07-23

DHS to carry out more 'expedited removals' of undocumented immigrants The Department of Homeland security expanded its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants who are unable to prove they have been in the United States for at least two years....
02:13 2019-07-23

Rare Nike 'Moon Shoe' goes up for auction Sotheby's sold 99 pairs of rare sneakers in a private sale before a planned auction Monday, leaving "one of the most significant" pairs of shoes as the sole item up for bid in the auction house's Stadium Goods sale....
02:13 2019-07-23

Cristiano Ronaldo won't face charges for alleged rape The Clark County district attorney's office in Nevada announced Monday it will not pursue criminal charges against Cristiano Ronaldo for an alleged rape in 2009....
02:13 2019-07-23

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
02:13 2019-07-23

Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach Equifax a couple of years ago had to disclose a massive hack that affected some 147 million people. Hackers were able to extract from Equifax’s servers plenty of personal data, including names and birth dates, addresses, social security numbers, and some 209,000 payment card numbers and expira...
02:13 2019-07-23

Anne PRO2 60% Wireless/Wired Mechanical Keyboard,Bluetooth 4.0, Ture RGB LED Backlit, Gateron Switch, Full Keys Programmable, Perfect for Gaming, Working and Home use - Blue Switch Anne PRO2 60% Wireless/Wired Mechanical Keyboard,Bluetooth 4.0, Ture RGB LED Backlit, Gateron Switch, Full Keys Programmable, Perfect for Gaming, Working and Home use - Blue Switch...
02:13 2019-07-23

Apple in 'advanced' discussions to buy Intel's modem division After months of rumors, Intel is reportedly close to finding a buyer for its phone modem division... and it won't surprise you to hear who the candidate is. Wall Street Journal tipsters claim Apple is in "advanced talks" to buy the modem chip outfit......
02:13 2019-07-23

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ reportedly has its first cast member Amazon may have picked the first cast member for its upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series. Sources told several media outlets today that Australian actress Markella Kavenagh will be a series regular in the streaming giant's high-budget rendition of t......
02:13 2019-07-23

NYC's automated subway routing had glitches for 'months' before Friday When New Yorkers were stuck without access to multiple subway lines for 90 minutes on July 19th, that was really just the culmination of ongoing woes. The City has obtained Metropolitan Transportation Authority reports showing that the NYC subway sys......
02:13 2019-07-23

NYPD cops get drenched by buckets of water Stunning videos posted online Monday show uniformed NYPD cops getting drenched with buckets of water by brazen young men in Harlem and Brooklyn, law enforcement sources told The Post. One clip even shows a soaked cop getting beaned in the back of the head with an empty, red plastic bucket while the ...
02:13 2019-07-23

Sex offender traps 2 girls in car, allegedly molests one while other escapes A level-three sex offender lured two girls onto his Brooklyn property by offering to sell them a used bicycle — only to lock them in a car and sexually abuse one of them after the other escaped, police and sources said. The scary events unfolded on July 12 as the two girls, 9 and 11,......
02:13 2019-07-23

Switch failure snarls subway service in Brooklyn Subway service on several numbered lines will be disrupted during the Monday-evening rush hour, the MTA warned — after the same lines ground to a halt during Friday’s commute. As of 5 p.m., no 2 and 5 trains were running in Brooklyn due to a switch malfunction between Franklin Avenue and...
02:13 2019-07-23

Mom of Harlem shooting victim feared her 11-year-old son was paralyzed "The fact that he's only 11 and he can say, 'I got shot.' It doesn't make sense...I don't know what's going on with this world we're living in. It's dangerous and scary just to think about your children going outside."...
02:13 2019-07-23

Dive-bombing seagulls a threat to kids on Jersey Shore: mayor Beware the dive-bombing birds! Aggressive, snack-obsessed seagulls are wreaking havoc on the Jersey Shore — and posing a legit public safety threat to kids, the mayor of Ocean City warned. “Some people think it’s funny to feed the gulls and see them swarm. For the health and safety of both animals a...
02:13 2019-07-23

‘MAGA bomber’ lawyers ask judge for 10 years instead of life sentence Attorneys for accused “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc Jr., who faces life behind bars for shipping bomb-like devices to prominent Democrats last year, say that he should receive no more than 10 years and one month in prison for sending what they claim he intended to be hoax devices. In papers filed on Mon...
02:13 2019-07-23

Long Island officials offer $15K reward for return of stolen eagle Long Island officials are offering a $15,000 reward for the safe return of “Sam” — an elderly bald eagle that was stolen from its enclosure at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. The Nassau and Suffolk SPCAs have been posting messages on social media, begging for the bird to be brought back to i...
02:13 2019-07-23

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The news comes four days after Roth’s disastrous confirmation hearing, where the former TLC deputy commissioner deflected question after question abo...
02:13 2019-07-23

Investors buy fewest U.S. 30-year bonds at auction since September Fund managers purchased the least amount of U.S. 30-year Treasury bonds at an auction in 10 months earlier this month that intensified a sell-off in the bond market, according to data released from......
02:01 2019-07-23

Navy identifies sailor who went overboard last week in Arabian Sea The Navy identified the U.S. sailor who went overboard last week from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, prompting a search operation in the Arabian Sea....
02:00 2019-07-23

Airstrikes Kill More Than 40 Civilians In Syria's Northwest: Monitor Regime and Russian air strikes killed 43 people in northwest Syria on Monday, most of them in a crowded market, a war monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the opposition bastion....
02:00 2019-07-23

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
02:00 2019-07-23

Iran's Claim Of Capturing CIA Spies "Totally False", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency....
02:00 2019-07-23

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency For Fourth Month After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
02:00 2019-07-23

US Working With Pakistan To Find Way Out Of Afghan War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war......
02:00 2019-07-23

China Oil Trader Sanctioned For Violating Iran Restrictions: Mike Pompeo The United States is placing a leading Chinese oil importer on its sanctions blacklist for trading in Iranian crude, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday....
02:00 2019-07-23

Trees grow sideways on New Zealand's south shore The warped trees call Slope Point home, a remote spot on the southernmost part of New Zealand's South Island, where intense Antarctic winds blow.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Scooters are being thrown into water for fun In Marseille, scooters are being thrown into the water by the dozen. An environmentally harmful practice that is causing headaches for authorities.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Costa Rica blames 19 deaths on tainted alcohol: What you need to know After Costa Rica confiscated 30,000 bottles of counterfeit liquor, authorities are investigating whether alcohol played a role in tourist deaths.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Costa Rican government confiscates 30,000 bottles of alcohol after 19 deaths Costa Rica's national health ministry issued a warning after 19 people died after consuming alcohol with toxic levels of methanol.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Emotional interview with parents who lost toddler after 11-story fall from cruise ship The parents of Chloe Wiegand are suing Royal Caribbean after their 18-month-old toddler fell 11 stories from the ship's open window.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to urban.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

AutoNation promotes Miller to CEO as Liebert departs Carl Liebert exits the helm of AutoNation just months after being named CEO, replaced by CFO Cheryl Miller, who becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded auto retailer....
02:00 2019-07-23

This Is What We Should Be Doing With The Old Cars “I like old cars,” you say to yourself, “you know, the classic ones. But how can ensure they will be around for the future?” Friend, you need some more electrification in your life....
02:00 2019-07-23

Occidental Pushes Back on Icahn's Board Plan Leaders of Occidental Petroleum are pushing their shareholders to reject billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s bid to replace four directors at the company....
01:52 2019-07-23

Whirlpool Raises Profit Forecast While Controlling Costs Whirlpool raised its profit outlook for the year, saying it was better controlling costs and continuing to benefit from the higher prices it is charging for appliances....
01:52 2019-07-23

As Drillers Struggle, Shale Investors Seek Safety in Mineral Rights Investors who want a piece of the U.S. oil boom but are wary of struggling shale companies are turning to another option: They are gobbling up mineral rights typically held by individual landowners, hoping to benefit from production growth....
01:52 2019-07-23

Starbucks Takes Stake in Tech Company Starbucks said it is taking a stake in a digital technology company called Brightloom to speed up its offering of mobile ordering and payment options at its global stores to improve customer convenience....
01:52 2019-07-23

Boeing's 737 MAX Grounding Spills Over Into Economy, Weighs on GDP The prolonged grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX is rippling through the U.S. economy, hurting the nation’s trade balance and clouding the outlook for airlines, suppliers and their tens of thousands of workers....
01:52 2019-07-23

What Are the Best Running Shorts? Who wears short shorts? Runners wear short shorts. Usually. While you can run in just about anything, shorts designed for running prioritize weight and range of motion. Read more......
01:52 2019-07-23

Trump and His Aides Seek to Dismiss Mueller Hearings as a Desperate Act The president said that he had no intention of watching the former special counsel testify before Congress, but then he added, “Maybe I’ll see a little bit of it.”...
01:52 2019-07-23

Pence Canceled New Hampshire Trip to Avoid Meeting a Drug Trafficker The man, a former New York Giants player who worked at the recovery center Vice President Mike Pence was going to visit this month, was expected to greet Mr. Pence at the airport....
01:52 2019-07-23

London pilates teacher guilty of fraud 'to pay off drug debt' and fund Ibiza holidays A pilates teacher from north-west London has been sentenced for scamming her friend and client out of more than £35,000 to "clear her drug debt" and fund her luxury lifestyle....
01:52 2019-07-23

Paralympian swimmer Lord Chris Holmes denies sexually assaulting masseuse at luxury London hotel Britain's most successful Paralympic swimmer Lord Chris Holmes has been accused of sexually assaulting a masseuse at a luxury London hotel, a court heard today....
01:52 2019-07-23

James Goddard spared jail over Anny Soubry 'Nazi' jibe Self-styled "Yellow vest" protestor James Goddard fell to his knees as he was spared jail today for calling Anna Soubry MP a "Nazi" during a pro-Brexit protest outside Parliament....
01:52 2019-07-23

Grenfell community's relationship with council is 'going backwards', says watchdog The relationship between the council and the community affected by the Grenfell Tower fire is "going backwards" in some respects, according to a watchdog....
01:52 2019-07-23

Carl Beech: Harvey Proctor slams investigation into VIP paedophile ring as a 'truly disgraceful chapter in police history' Former Tory MP Harvey Proctor, falsely accused by Carl Beech of raping and murdering children, has described the police investigation as "a truly disgraceful chapter in the history of British policing"....
01:52 2019-07-23

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a travel watchdog has found....
01:52 2019-07-23

Carl Beech latest: Scotland Yard defends investigation into made-up VIP paedophile ring which cost £2 million Scotland Yard has defended its investigation into a fictitious VIP paedophile ring which saw a number of senior politicians falsely accused of hideous crimes....
01:52 2019-07-23

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'shackled to bed' in psychiatric ward Jailed British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been moved back to Iranian prison after she was shackled to a bed in a hospital psychiatric ward, her husband said....
01:52 2019-07-23

Tony Blair says he wants to vote Labour but anti-Semitism is a 'real problem' for him Former prime minister Tony Blair has said while he wants to vote Labour at the next general election anti-Semitism in the party is a "real problem" for him....
01:52 2019-07-23

Meghan Markle parallels Pippa Middleton, but they don't get along, royal expert claims Meghan Markle and Pippa Middleton share loves for cooking, athletics and general wellness, but don't expect the Duchess of Sussex to pal around with Kate Middleton's famous younger sister, a royal expert claims....
01:52 2019-07-23

Tom Hanks sings as Fred Rogers in first trailer for biopic 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' Tom Hanks portrays treasured children’s TV host Fred Rogers in the first trailer for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” and serenades viewers with the iconic song, “Won’t you be my neighbor?”...
01:52 2019-07-23

Former Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu stripped of 2019 title says ‘toxic’ cancel culture to blame for ousting Miss Michigan was stripped of her crown on Friday after Miss World America was made aware of a number of controversial tweets which surfaced on social media following her victory....
01:52 2019-07-23

Vogue editor Anna Wintour sidesteps question about Melania Trump's style, discusses Michelle Obama instead When interviewer Anne McElvoy asked Anna Wintour her thoughts about Melania Trump's recent fashion choices, the Vogue editor-in-chief answered the question by praising former first lady, Michelle Obama....
01:52 2019-07-23

Former WWE wrestler, actor says he'd 'power bomb' President Trump if he could Former WWE Superstar and Hollywood actor Dave Bautista says if he could deliver the "Bautista Bomb," his signature wresting move, to one person in the world that he would deliver it to President Donald Trump....
01:52 2019-07-23

Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp the subject of limited series ‘Devil Unchained’ on Investigation Discovery A three-part limited series from Investigation Discovery will examine the dramatic rescue of a woman locked inside of a shipping container and ‘chained like a dog’ by a serial killer....
01:52 2019-07-23

Zinedine Zidane hits back over Gareth Bale, Dani Ceballos set for Arsenal loan Zidane claims it was Bale’s choice not to play against BayernUnai Emery hints at loan deal for Real midfielder CeballosZinedine Zidane has denied disrespecting Gareth Bale, and claimed the Welsh winger was left out against Bayern Munich because he did not want to play.“I have not disrespected anyone...
01:52 2019-07-23

Tim Duncan is back with Spurs in a different role Gregg Popovich has made some additions to the coaching staff in San Antonio, and he’ll have a very familiar face on the Spurs bench with him. Two-time NBA MVP Tim Duncan, who retired in 2016 after 19 seasons with San Antonio, will join Popovich’s staff for the 2019-20 season as an assistant. “It is ...
01:26 2019-07-23

Le’Veon Bell’s rise: Why he is wired for monster Jets year Le’Veon Bell’s determination showed itself at an early age. Bell’s mother, Lisa, remembers him at 5 years old climbing up a chair to the kitchen counter to the refrigerator to get a cookie she told him he couldn’t have before dinner. “Whatever he set his mind to, that’s what he did,” Lisa said in an...
01:26 2019-07-23

Jets’ Marcus Maye injury saga has already begun Third-year safety Marcus Maye is going to have to wait to start training camp. The Jets placed Maye on the active/physically unable to perform list on Monday in advance of training camp. Maye is returning from an injury-filled 2018. Shoulder surgery ended his season in November. He also dealt with a...
01:26 2019-07-23

Researchers Find Roman Villas and a Spectacular Mosaic in Egypt In Egypt, archaeologists have found some important Roman ruins, in the historic city of Alexandria.  ...
01:26 2019-07-23

Unpacking the Ten Plagues of Egypt: A Scientific Explanation Could there be a scientific explanation and a sequence of natural disasters that caused the 10 Plagues of Egypt?  ...
01:26 2019-07-23

How Old Are The Thousands Of Bones Discovered Beneath Vatican? 500 Years? 50, Possibly 5? In Rome, in the summer of 1983, a 15-year-old girl vanished on her way home from a music lesson and in the ongoing search for her body thousands of bones have been unearthed by investigators in two ossuary chambers beneath the Vatican. ...
01:26 2019-07-23

Mack Horton targeted on social media as he is warned over Sun Yang snub World governing body reprimands Horton and Swimming Australia, as swimmer’s Instagram account is flooded with abuseSwimming Australia and Mack Horton will receive an official warning from the sport’s world governing body, Fina, after the Olympic champion sensationally protested against controversial...
01:26 2019-07-23

Rodri confident he can add physical presence to Manchester City • Blues spent record £62.8m to sign Atlético Madrid midfielder• Guardiola sees Rodri as long-term replacement for FernandinhoRodri believes he will add physical presence and attacking threat to the Manchester City team. Despite winning a domestic treble last season, City still felt the need to recru...
01:26 2019-07-23

Sheffield Wednesday report Newcastle to Premier League over Steve Bruce deal • Steve Bruce appointed Magpies manager last week• Wednesday insist some legal issues were still outstandingSheffield Wednesday have reported Newcastle to the Premier League for their conduct during the appointment of Steve Bruce as their new manager.Bruce was announced as the Magpies’ new boss last...
01:26 2019-07-23

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday....
01:26 2019-07-23

After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets Greece’s new conservative government is confirmed by Parliament, wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule...
01:26 2019-07-23

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela’s capital and there are reports that much of the country is also being affected by a massive outage...
01:26 2019-07-23

Tainted alcohol has led to 19 deaths in Costa Rica, authorities say Authorities say they have confiscated about 30,000 containers of six brands of alcohol in an effort to keep people from drinking contaminated products....
01:26 2019-07-23

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious that the agreement provides over $300 billion in new federal spending without being fully paid for,...
01:13 2019-07-23

'I’m gonna die in my boots': Beth Chapman's first posthumous TV appearance set for fall WGN America has announced the premiere date for their new show "Dog's Most Wanted," which shows Beth Chapman catching criminals near her life's end.        ...
01:13 2019-07-23

Pierrefonds-Roxboro denounces ‘lack of support’ by Quebec government over floodplain maps Officials with Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough say they are denouncing "the lack of communication and support" by the provincial government over the floodplain maps....
01:13 2019-07-23

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
01:13 2019-07-23

Cleanup underway after Baytex Energy pipeline leak in northern Alberta Cleanup crews are on site in northeastern Alberta after an estimated 100,000 litres of salty produced water leaked from a pipeline operated by Baytex Energy Corp....
01:13 2019-07-23

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-year budget agreement....
01:13 2019-07-23

Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel's smartphone-modem chip business: WSJ Apple Inc is in advanced talks to buy chipmaker Intel Corp's smartphone-modem chip business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:13 2019-07-23

Trump meets with tech CEOs on Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump met on Monday with the chief executives of seven technology companies and he agreed with their request for timely licensing decisions from the Commerce Department on blacklisted Chinese firm Huawei Technologies, the White House said....
01:13 2019-07-23

Tlaib calls for $20-an-hour minimum wage Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., called for a federal minimum wage of $20 per hour at an event in Detroit on Sunday night, prompting mockery from conservatives and threatening to force mainline Democrats in the 2020 presidential race to address the issue during upcoming debates....
01:13 2019-07-23

Read the letter: Department of Justice instructs Mueller to keep testimony to information from his report A Justice Department official told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller that his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers "must remain within the boundaries" of the public, redacted version of his report, in a letter obtained by Fox News on Monday evening....
01:13 2019-07-23

FDA approves 9 generic versions of nerve pain drug Lyrica The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain. The agency on Monday said it approved nine generic versions of Pfizer's Lyrica....
01:01 2019-07-23

The PureCam Connected Car Security System is a dashcam with extras Thanks to a rash of YouTube videos of traffic stops, wild crashes and wacky antics, dashcams are becoming more and more popular with drivers. But does the world need one that shoots at 1080p and beams every minute of your drive back to a central storage device and can work as a Wi-Fi hotspot? PureGe...
01:01 2019-07-23

Original Apollo 11 landing videotapes sell for $1.8M VCRs didn’t really exist when the first men walked on the moon, but NASA was ahead of the curve and recorded the event for posterity on videotapes — which just sold at auction for $1.8 million. The Hasselblads may have captured more detail, but there’s nothing else in the world quite li...
01:01 2019-07-23

Wizards to offer Bradley Beal three-year, $111 million extension, quick agreement not expected If Beal gets voted to an all-NBA team next year, he would be eligible for a supermax deal, which could persuade him to wait on locking anything in now....
01:00 2019-07-23

Busy Nationals make five roster moves, but Max Scherzer’s status remains uncertain Ryan Zimmerman goes back to the injured list with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, the same injury that kept him out for two months earlier this season....
01:00 2019-07-23

U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel wins the second of what could be a record world championship haul “It doesn’t get old,” said Dressel, who won his second gold of the meet in the 50-meter butterfly. The most golds won at a swimming world championship is seven....
01:00 2019-07-23

Fighting Game Community Mourns Death Of Prominent Louisiana Player A weekend that was supposed to be full of fun and excitement took a decidedly tragic turn when it was announced that fighting game competitor Bryand “Krucial B” McIntosh, 34, passed away shortly after competing at Defend the North in New York City. McIntosh was a prominent member of the Louisiana fi...
01:00 2019-07-23

Marvel's Grandmaster Figure Perfectly Captures Jeff Goldblum's Goofy Charm Forget Ian Malcom from Jurassic Park or Independence Day’s David Levison with his sweet-ass grappling hook and energy shield. Now there’s a superior Jeff Goldblum action figure in the form of Marvel’s gleefully grinning Grandmaster from Thor: Ragnarok....
01:00 2019-07-23

Astronomers measure powerful magnetic fields around hot Jupiter exoplanets Astronomers have for the first time directly measured the powerful magnetic fields surrounding hot Jupiters, gas-giant exoplanets orbiting close to their host stars....
01:00 2019-07-23

Five reasons future space travel should explore asteroids On the same day that the Earth survived an expected near-miss with asteroid 367943 Duende, Russian dashcams unexpectedly captured footage of a different asteroid as it slammed into the atmosphere, exploded, and injured more than 1,000 people. That day in Chelyabinsk in February 2013 reminded the wor...
01:00 2019-07-23

Watch the first episode of ‘Hash It Out’ with eToro’s Yoni Assia and IOTA’s Dominik Schiener Today, we’re wrapped to present our new cryptocurrency and blockchain video series, Hash It Out — where influential industry figures meet in exotic locations to talk serious shop. For its debut episode (which you can watch above) we invited Yoni Assia (eToro CEO) and Dominik Schiener (IOTA co-founde...
01:00 2019-07-23

Indian government ban on ‘non-sovereign’ cryptocurrency would see holders jailed for up to 10 years A government panel in India has issued a recommendation to ban all “cryptocurrencies created by non-sovereigns,” a step which could be applied to Bitcoin. “The Committee notes with serious concern mushrooming of cryptocurrencies almost invariably issued abroad and numerous people in India investing ...
01:00 2019-07-23

Watch someone play GoldenEye with a piano as a controller Few third-party Nintendo 64 titles have managed to maintain as fond memories as Goldeneye 007, a title that was many a 90s kid’s first FPS game. It also had some really catchy tunes. Now an enterprising YouTuber Jackson Parodi has combined music and gameplay by controlling Goldeneye with his digital...
01:00 2019-07-23

Pixel 4 leaks show the notch will be replaced for a chunky forehead with a neat trick By now the Pixel 3 XL’s giant notch has become something of a meme in the tech world. The most egregious example of an unfortunate design trend, it’s a testament to human adaptation that the phone’s users were eventually kinda-sorta able to ignore the notch. Sort of. Almost a year after I reviewed t...
01:00 2019-07-23

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for such a competition, and judging by the amount it’s increased in just the last few months, it’s going...
01:00 2019-07-23

No, you don’t own your apps — here’s why it feels like you do Possessions are going out of fashion. An endless stream of media reports claim millennials – that amorphous mass of people born in the 1980s and 1990s who have grown up with the internet and digital technology – are in favor of accessing rather than owning stuff. And yet my research shows that ownin...
01:00 2019-07-23

This site turns your selfies into Renaissance portraits with AI First came Instagram filters. Then came the Snapchat masks. Now AI renders are the latest way of using technology to change the way we look. Sure, FaceApp has been making the rounds for its dramatic aging filters (and questionable data practices), but for something more dignified, why not render you...
01:00 2019-07-23

Review: Samsung’s Space Monitor saved me from cluttered-desk hell Samsung’s Space Monitor is a clever gadget whose sum is greater than its parts. On first glance, it’s simply a decent screen mounted on an innovative bracket. But it’s hard to overstate how huge an impact it’s had on my workflow as both a tech reviewer and a musician. There’s a lot of great displays...
01:00 2019-07-23

Nintendo is facing a class-action lawsuit over ‘Joy-Con drift’ As more and more reports of flaws in the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers surface, a New England law firm is championing the players with a lawsuit against the company. If you haven’t experienced it, the fault occurs sometimes in Joy-Con that have been in use for a while. The Switch will react ...
01:00 2019-07-23

Cigarette Butts Stunt Plants' Growth Other humans aren’t the only living things affected by your smoking habit, scientists in the UK warn. Their new research suggests that at least some plants can’t grow as well in the presence of discarded cigarette butts.Read more......
00:52 2019-07-23

DoorDash Still Thinks You're an Idiot In an absolutely depressing bit of déjà vu, DoorDash’s controversial tipping policy—the one that generated a good amount of outrage nearly six months ago—has received renewed attention this week, reminding us that DoorDash and companies like it continue to exploit workers even after ample (but ultim...
00:52 2019-07-23

I Crashed My BMW M3 Rally Car My rally weekend in my new-to-me 1995 BMW M3 was going about as well as possible. I was picking up real speed, getting comfortable in my newly-built car, and somehow, everything was going relatively smoothly. Until it wasn’t....
00:52 2019-07-23

How the Hell Are We Supposed to Pronounce the Lotus Evija? So far, 2019 has been a great year for cars. At least, a great year for expensive aspirational machines like the Lotus Evija that cost about a bajillion dollars. But who’s counting! On the other hand, it has decidedly not been a great year for poor Rich Energy, the embattled former Formula One spons...
00:52 2019-07-23

Is an Add-On Hardtop with Gullwing Doors a Good Idea or a Bad Idea? As many of you may already know, I’m an idea man. You also may know that sometimes, maybe, I’m not so great at deciding what’s a good idea and what’s a bad idea. This time I’m appealing to you wise people for help in hopes of maybe seeming like less of a moron: is an add-on hardtop for a roadster th...
00:52 2019-07-23

This Fake 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk Is a Blasphemous Beauty A 20-year-old marketing student from Mexico who dabbles in car renderings has created an internet sensation. It’s a 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk; a hot-rodded XJ that never existed, but perhaps should have? You decide....
00:52 2019-07-23

Everything I Learned Driving a Ford Shelby GT350R for 20 Minutes I remember a time when the only type of attention I paid to Ford Mustangs was when they peeled out and crashed from cars and coffee. But then I drove one, which was very good. Then I drove another, which was better. After that, I drove yet another, which was excellent. And then I got to drive the mo...
00:52 2019-07-23

Home Depot CFO reveals the one millennial homeowner habit that is 'music to our ears' "They've told us through our research, 'We want to work on our house because we think it's a good investment,'" Home Depot CFO Carol Tomé says....
00:52 2019-07-23

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platform....
00:52 2019-07-23

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
00:52 2019-07-23

Apple in Advanced Talks to Buy Intel's Smartphone-Modem Chip Business Apple is in advanced talks to buy Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, a move that would jump-start the iPhone maker’s push to take control of developing the critical components powering its devices....
00:52 2019-07-23

Brilliant But Also Dumb Warriors Fan Says He Had A Trick To Get Courtside Seats For About 30 Home Games Golden Warriors fan Trevor Laub had a wonderful grift going at the team’s arena that allowed him to sneak courtside for games. And then last week, he revealed it to all the damn YouTubers....
00:52 2019-07-23

'He’s No Weinstein': The New Yorker’s Distorted Defense of Al Franken Al Franken, according to a new piece in the New Yorker by Jane Mayer, regrets resigning from his Senate seat at the end of 2017, after many of his fellow Democratic senators called for him to step down in the wake of numerous allegations of unwanted and inappropriate kissing and touching. The storie...
00:52 2019-07-23

The Falcons Are Bringing D.J. Durkin To Training Camp Because No Bad Coach Ever Goes Away Disgraced former Maryland Terrapins head coach D.J. Durkin will, bizarrely, be making an appearance in the NFL this year. As Atlanta Falcons training camp begins, the team has announced that Durkin will serve as a “guest coach,” which means he’ll watch practice for 10 days and consult with head coac...
00:52 2019-07-23

Cristiano Ronaldo Won't Face Rape Charges Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face any criminal charges over an allegation that he raped a woman in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, prosecutor Steve Wolfson said in a statement today, because Wolfson believes the charge can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt....
00:52 2019-07-23

Australian Swimmer Refuses To Share Podium With Chinese Rival Over Strange Doping Allegations Since Chinese swimmer Sun Yang won two gold medals at the 2012 Beijing Olympics, he has been the most dominant freestyle swimmer in the world. He’s the only swimmer in history to win either a World Championship or an Olympic gold medal in every freestyle distance from 200 meters to 1,500 meters. His...
00:52 2019-07-23

George Hodgman, Who Wrote of Caring for His Mother, Dies at 60 He was a leading magazine and book editor in New York but found his own measure of fame as an author when he returned to his roots and wrote “Bettyville.”...
00:52 2019-07-23

Why Are Native Hawaiians Protesting Against a Telescope? Demonstrators blocking construction of a major scientific project on Hawaii’s highest mountain have started to attract support across the country. Here’s what you need to know....
00:52 2019-07-23

It's Proposal Time on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, But Will Deavan Say Yes? It's the moment Deavan has been waiting for...if only Jihoon can calm his nerves on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way. In the above exclusive sneak peek, Deavan and Jihoon are......
00:52 2019-07-23

Beth Chapman Gets Candid About Her "Incurable" Cancer in New Dog's Most Wanted Trailer Before her death, Beth Chapman wanted fans to see her brave fight until the very end. In a brand-new trailer for Dog's Most Wanted released Monday morning, viewers quickly learn that......
00:52 2019-07-23

Ashley Benson Unveils Tattoo in Honor of Girlfriend Cara Delevingne Ashley Benson is paying tribute to her girlfriend, Cara Delevingne. On Monday, the Pretty Little Liars alum revealed her tattoo dedicated to the British model and actress in a photo......
00:52 2019-07-23

Members of the Manson Family Speak in New Oxygen Special Manson: The Women The women who followed Charles Manson are speaking out. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek at Manson: The Women, a new Oxygen special premiering August 10, which features interviews......
00:52 2019-07-23

Meghan King Edmonds Explains Why She's Not Leaving Jim Edmonds After Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds is committed to working on her marriage. More than a month after Jim Edmonds admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman, his wife is shedding some light......
00:52 2019-07-23

Gypsy Rose Blanchard Reacts to Joey King's Emmy Nomination for The Act Gypsy Rose Blanchard was "very happy" that Joey King was cast in The Act. The Hulu series, which is based on the relationship between Gypsy Rose and her now-deceased mother, Dee......
00:52 2019-07-23

Riverdale's Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart Break Up After 2 Years of Dating It's over for Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart. The Riverdale co-stars have split after two years of dating. "Lili and Cole broke-up earlier this summer," a source......
00:52 2019-07-23

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Couple and Sexiest Moment Time to show the love! Voting is now open for the best couple and sexiest moment in the 2019 TV Scoop Awards, and we know you guys don't care about these categories at all. Couples?......
00:52 2019-07-23

Melanie Scrofano Reveals What Really Surprised Her About Wynonna Earp Fans During Production Delay Viewers never gave up on Wynonna Earp and the persistence paid off in the end. After months in limbo, the Syfy series officially got back on track for a fourth season. "I can't......
00:52 2019-07-23

Bella Thorne Comes Out as Pansexual: ''If I Just Like It, I Like It'' Bella Thorne is an open book when it comes to sharing personal details about her life, and now she's speaking out about her sexuality. While the 21-year-old actress previously......
00:52 2019-07-23

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart Split: Relive Their PDA-Filled Romance Attention, #Sprousehart fans! Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart have called it quits after two years together. E! News has learned that Riverdale co-stars, who first sparked romance rumors......
00:52 2019-07-23

Everything You Need to Know About Love Island Host Arielle Vandenberg Ladies and gentlemen, meet your host! With CBS's newly launched Love Island in full swing in the United States, you may have already met Arielle Vandenberg, dubbed the show's host......
00:52 2019-07-23

Here's Where Amber Portwood's Relationship Stands With Boyfriend Andrew Glennon Amber Portwood wants to keep her family together. More than two weeks after the Teen Mom OG star was arrested on a domestic battery charge, E! News is learning exclusive new details about......
00:52 2019-07-23

Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Charges in Las Vegas Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: Cristiano Ronaldo will not face charges in relation to a 2009 sexual assault allegation leveled against him, E! News can confirm. The Clark County District Attorney's office......
00:52 2019-07-23

Jen Harley's Domestic Battery Case Dismissed 6 Months After Ronnie-Magro Ortiz Fight UPDATE: Jen Harley will not face charges for an alleged domestic battery incident involving Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, E! News has learned. According to the Las Vegas Justice Court,......
00:52 2019-07-23

Riverdale's Season 3 Bloopers Are a Tongue-Tied Delight Need a little something to brighten your day? The Riverdale season three bloopers might just do that for you. The bloopers were shown during Sunday's San Diego Comic-Con panel and......
00:52 2019-07-23

North West Rocks a Nose Ring at Great-Grandma MJ's 85th Birthday Party North West is officially 2 cool 4 school! The 6-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star celebrated her great-grandmother Mary Jo Campbell's upcoming 85th birthday with ultimate......
00:52 2019-07-23

Selena Gomez Rings in 27th Birthday on Glam Roman Holiday Happy birthday, Selena Gomez! The "Wolves" singer turns 27 today, Monday, July 22, and she's celebrating on a trip to Italy with her pals. After serving as the maid of honor......
00:52 2019-07-23

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
00:39 2019-07-23

Deep budget cuts put University of Alaska in crisis mode; 'grappling with survival' The University of Alaska board of regents, facing deep budget cuts exacted by the governor that will eliminate about 40% of the university's state funding, voted at an emergency meeting on Monday to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization....
00:39 2019-07-23

The best credit cards for college students These 5 credit cards can help students without a lot of credit history get on the right track for financial success.       ...
00:39 2019-07-23

2020 Democrat bemoans identity politics, says it's being used to 'tear people apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said identity politics are being weaponized to purposely divide the country and called for unity during an appearance on "The View" Monday. ...
00:39 2019-07-23

Trump slams Puerto Rico's Rosselló as 'terrible governor' after refusal to step down President Trump on Monday blasted Puerto Rico's Ricardo Rosselló as “a terrible governor” just hours after the leader of the U.S. territory announced he would not seek re-election amid corruption allegations that have led to widespread protests across the island. ...
00:39 2019-07-23

Trump turns tables on ‘Squad,’ calls reps ‘very racist’ as feud drags on President Trump's feud with four freshman congresswomen known collectively as the "Squad" dragged into its second week as the president sought Monday to flip the script on those accusing him of stirring racial tensions. ...
00:39 2019-07-23

Pence's mysteriously canceled NH trip linked to presence of suspected drug dealer Vice President Mike Pence's abrupt and mysterious scrapping of plans to fly to New Hampshire and return to the White House earlier this month occurred, in part, because of concerns he could come in contact with a suspected drug dealer under federal investigation, Fox News has learned....
00:39 2019-07-23

Trump announces 'real compromise' on budget deal with congressional leaders The Trump administration and congressional leaders, including Democrats, have reached a critical debt and budget agreement that all but eliminates the risk of another government shut down this fall -- but that has already drawn fierce blowback from conservatives worried about overspending, as well a...
00:39 2019-07-23

|Inquotes:10timestheConCourtslammedMkhwebane The Constitutional Court, in a majority judgment on Monday, upheld the North Gauteng’s High Court order in February 2018 for Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane to be personally liable for 15% of the legal fees in the Absa/Bankorp case....
00:39 2019-07-23

Antibiotic use without prescription common in U.S. (Reuters Health) - Many people in the U.S. take antibiotics that weren't prescribed for them, according to a new study that highlights one factor that may be contributing to the rise of antibiotic resistant infections....
00:26 2019-07-23

Nursing home residents often have preventable complications after hospital stay (Reuters Health) - Many nursing home residents who are hospitalized develop preventable health problems after they go back to the nursing facilities, a new study suggests....
00:26 2019-07-23

Art Neville, New Orleans funk musician, dead at 81 Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81....
00:26 2019-07-23

Valkyrie is now the first LGBTQ Marvel movie superhero, but she's been bi forever Asgardian warrior Valkyrie is now officially the first LGBTQ superhero in the Marvel cinematic universe. And who better to blast this barrier with a Freudian crotch cannon than real-life LGBTQ icon Tessa Thompson?...
00:26 2019-07-23

'No Niceties' for Ship's Crew From Iranian Commandos The speed and ease with which Iran seized the Stena Impero, and another oil tanker that was released after several hours, demonstrates the wide latitude Tehran has to disrupt global trade as it fights against U.S. economic pressure....
00:26 2019-07-23

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
00:26 2019-07-23

Missing for more than 50 years, wreckage of submarine is finally found La Minerve was found almost a mile and half below the sea, France's defense ministry said. It is unknown what exactly caused the submarine to sink.        ...
00:26 2019-07-23

Their pet chihuahua was stolen by a seagull, owners say. Is that even possible? Becca Hill said that a gull swooped down in the family's garden Sunday in Paignton, grabbing her dog, Gizmo by the neck. How did this happen?        ...
00:26 2019-07-23

India successfully shoots for moon, begins 14-day mission Days after Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, India launched an unmanned flight bound for the far side of the moon.        ...
00:26 2019-07-23

| Herschel: Best Bok No 9 display in 12 years Rob Houwing feels Herschel Jantjies delivered the top Springbok showing by a scrumhalf since Fourie du Preez’s tormenting of England at RWC 2007 in Paris....
00:26 2019-07-23

| Tattoo twins Peaty and Dressel romp to world swim gold Adam Peaty completed a world treble in the 100m breaststroke, while Caeleb Dressel continued to feed his obsession for gold by romping to the 50m butterfly title....
00:26 2019-07-23

| 'Never give up': Swimmers send moving message to Japan's Ikee Sarah Sjostrom led a moving tribute to Rikako Ikee at the FINA World Championships, calling the Japanese star a "real fighter" in the face of her leukaemia diagnosis....
00:26 2019-07-23

| Springbok fans 'will love Japan' Local awareness and excitement are unmistakable as Japan prepares for its maiden RWC in less than two months’ time, regular visitor Vlok Cilliers tells Sport24....
00:26 2019-07-23

Louisiana Police Officer, Spurred by a Fake News Story, Implied Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Should Be Shot A Gretna, La., police officer is facing intense criticism after attacking U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Facebook last week, where he seemed to insinuate that she should be shot. In a social media post made last Thursday, officer Charlie Rispoli shared a false news item with a fabricated quot...
00:13 2019-07-23

President Trump Seeks Pakistan’s Help in Ending Afghan War (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump brought the leader of Pakistan to the White House on Monday to discuss a peace deal in neighboring Afghanistan, breezily declaring he could end the longest U.S. war in a week but doesn’t want to wipe the country “off the face of the earth.̶...
00:13 2019-07-23

200 Years Before the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants, This U.S.-Backed Effort Tried to Send Free Black Americans ‘Back’ Whether or not they knew it, the crowds who cheered President Donald Trump at a July 17 rally in North Carolina by chanting “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar were part of a long American story of telling certain people they don’t belong in the country. The chants &mda...
00:13 2019-07-23

Chelsea Clinton Announces the Birth of Her Third Child (NEW YORK) — Chelsea Clinton has announced the birth of her third child. Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky was born Monday. The former U.S. first daughter tweeted that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky “are overflowing with love and gratitude and can’t wait to introduce him to his big sister a...
00:13 2019-07-23

AMD exec: Nvidia fell for our double bluff Enlarge / AMD's Scott Herkelman explains to HotHardware how he "jebaited" Nvidia. (credit: 2.5 Geeks) Earlier this month, AMD Radeon VP Scott Herkelman tweeted a single, cryptic word: jebaited. If you're not a big Twitch person, that probably doesn't mean much to you. Thankfully, Herkelman made it...
00:13 2019-07-23

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troops from Afghanistan....
00:13 2019-07-23

Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held....
00:13 2019-07-23

Retail stores get a bad rap, as closures pile up. But here's how stores boost online sales A new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers shows bricks-and-mortar stores clearly offer a boost to online sales, and vice versa. ICSC says it's a "halo effect."...
00:13 2019-07-23

Here’s the clearest evidence yet of why Huawei can’t be trusted, and it involves North Korea Up to this point, Huawei has made a valiant effort at defending its reputation against a US-led opposition campaign that’s stoked fears the company is basically a proxy for the Chinese central government and security apparatus. Pressed to defend its actions and ban of the company’s produ...
00:13 2019-07-23

Apple Watch with next-gen display technology could launch as early as next year A next-gen Apple Watch with a MicroLED display could arrive as soon as 2020, according to a new report from the Chinese-language Economic Daily News. The report adds that Apple is already in contact with display manufacturers in Taiwan and that mass production will likely begin early enough to allow...
00:13 2019-07-23

Yale's Sonnenfeld: Changing the name of the 737 Max wouldn't fool anyone Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how Boeing should handle the controversies surrounding the 737 Max ahead of the company's second-quarter earnings report....
00:13 2019-07-23

Navy identifies missing sailor after Arabian Sea overboard incident The U.S. Navy identified Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Slayton Saldana as missing on Monday after a reported overboard incident in the Arabian Sea....
00:13 2019-07-23

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday....
00:13 2019-07-23

Trump seeking help from Pakistan to end nearly 2 decade long war in Afghanistan President Trump said he hoped Pakistan would use its influence with the Taliban to advance a peace deal and help end the nearly two-decade old U.S. war....
00:13 2019-07-23

Shay Mitchell's Shaycation x Revolve Collab: Our Fave Picks We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
00:13 2019-07-23

Fundamental move: Duncan joins Spurs' staff "It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan's assistant, that he returns the favor," Gregg Popovich said in a statement....
00:00 2019-07-23

Schumer demands Grubhub CEO refund all overcharges Sen. Chuck Schumer has been in talks with the chief executive of Grubhub over bogus fees the food-delivery giant has been charging restaurants nationwide — and is demanding that the company cough up refunds going back for years. In an exclusive interview with The Post, Schumer said he spoke with Gru...
00:00 2019-07-23

Mets’ pivotal Zack Wheeler return plan comes just in time Zack Wheeler finally has a tentative date for his return to the Mets. The right-hander is scheduled to pitch Friday against the Pirates at Citi Field, according to industry sources, in his return from a shoulder impingement that placed him on the injured list last week. Wheeler threw a bullpen sessi...
00:00 2019-07-23

Odell Beckham on media double standard: ‘It’s all backwards’ Odell Beckham Jr. had more bones to pick than just the Giants. When he wasn’t criticizing the manner in which the Giants traded him to the Browns, Beckham made sure to lament the manner in which he’s portrayed by the media. “I get made out to be some rule breaker,” Beckham told GQ. “I’m follow...
00:00 2019-07-23

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Final Paid Expansion Is Terrific If You Like The Weird Stuff The most dedicated players of 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II could stray from the Italian Renaissance adventures of Ezio Auditore to solve puzzles that unlocked a 37-second video of a naked Adam and Eve running through a high-tech city in some unknown year BC. That’s the kind of stuff they used to put i...
00:00 2019-07-23

Sigma vs. Sigma: The Comparison We Had To Make A new hero is coming to Overwatch: the robot-suit wearing, evil scientist Sigma. His chunky robo-bod and nefarious allusions to power and control raise an important question: Is this the same Sigma from the Mega Man X series? Kotaku dives deeper in this very serious report.In order to determine if S...
00:00 2019-07-23

Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
00:00 2019-07-23

Trump Administration to Expand Fast-Tracked Deportations Across the U.S. Immigrants who cannot prove they have had legal status to reside in the United States for longer than two years could be deported without being given a court hearing....
00:00 2019-07-23

Multiple agencies attend HAZMAT response training in Cochise County DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Multiple agencies are participating in a HAZMAT response team training at the Bisbee/Douglas International Airport Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the training is to “proactively” prepare for response calls requiring identification of unknown substances. The mu...
23:52 2019-07-22

World celebrates 117 years of modern air conditioning KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WBIR) – On any scorching hot day, most of us head indoors to enjoy the air conditioner. It’s a machine that was invented 117 years ago not out of comfort, but necessity. “It’s allowed our society or any society that’s fully adopted to air conditioning ...
23:52 2019-07-22

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest. Authorities say the chest was le...
23:52 2019-07-22

200,000 protesters march in San Juan; cruise ship impact nears $2.5M Multiple cruise lines canceled planned stops in Puerto Rico on Monday as an estimated 200,000 people protested against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in the streets of San Juan....
23:52 2019-07-22

DHS to expand authority to carry out 'expedited removals' of undocumented immigrants The Department of Homeland security expanded its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants who are unable to prove they have been in the United States for at least two years....
23:52 2019-07-22

I’m trying to beat Comcast Xfinity’s data cap — even if it kills me In my area, Comcast Xfinity has some fast data speeds, a 1TB data cap, and a monopoly on high-speed internet. So I'm stuck battling against the behemoth.Read More...
23:52 2019-07-22

As Mueller testimony approaches, Trump can't look away President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only "a little bit" of Robert Mueller's long-awaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22-month inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and renewed his attacks on the former special counsel....
23:52 2019-07-22

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dangerous side effects, such as brain bleeds, experts s...
23:52 2019-07-22

The Most Versatile Summer Salad Not every vegetable needs to be raw. Yotam Ottolenghi chars his vegetables for salads that can be served over pasta, tucked into sandwiches or used as a dip....
23:52 2019-07-22

Hedging complacency adds to corporate FX risk, Citi finds Citi’s latest global corporate benchmarking survey shows that companies are worryingly complacent about their potential exposure to emerging market currencies and remain reliant on manual processes to manage risk....
23:39 2019-07-22

Carl Icahn says Warren Buffett's Occidental deal is a 'travesty' Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is furious over the generous terms Warren Buffett received when he came to the aid of Occidental Petroleum's bidding war with Chevron....
23:39 2019-07-22

Malls are struggling. But stores in airports are thriving Malls are passé. Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling. So retailers are focusing on winning customers at the one place where people reliably shop at stores: airports....
23:39 2019-07-22

Trump's second state dinner is scheduled It has been more than a year since President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted their first -- and only -- official State Dinner at the White House, but on Monday morning, the White House announced a second dinner is currently in the works....
23:39 2019-07-22

10 things visitors can do in Dubai that they couldn't a decade ago Dubai has seen a lot of changes over the last decade -- to culture and custom as well as skylines and shorelines. We looks at some of the new possibilities for foreigners....
23:39 2019-07-22

Franky Zapata, France's hoverboard hero, to attempt English Channel crossing Thursday Ferry passengers traveling between England and France should keep their eyes peeled for an unusual sight on Thursday as French inventor Franky Zapata attempts to cross the English Channel on his jet-powered hoverboard....
23:39 2019-07-22

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday....
23:39 2019-07-22

Wizards expected to offer All-Star G Beal an extension The Washington Wizards are expected to offer All-Star guard Bradley Beal a three-year $111 million extension this week, although there are no indications he will accept immediately, ESPN reported Monday....
23:39 2019-07-22

Union stages final protest over 'horrific' Amazon work practices Company denies that warehouse workers urinate in bottles and says it offers industry-leading payUnion workers have staged the final in a series of protests outside an Amazon warehouse in Doncaster over “unsafe” and “appalling” working conditions. According to the GMB union, workers urinate in plasti...
23:39 2019-07-22

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or banned over concerns that the Chinese government cou...
23:39 2019-07-22

Huawei plans to deploy high-speed internet to Canada’s remote regions Telecom giant announces plan amid diplomatic crisis between Canada and China over detention of executive The embattled Chinese telecom giant Huawei has unveiled plans to deploy high-speed wireless internet to dozens of underserved communities in Canada’s remote northern regions.The move – mostly 4G ...
23:39 2019-07-22

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis: QuickTake Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister vows to lead the country out of the European Union in October...
23:39 2019-07-22

Facebook vs the feds: The tech giant will have to pay a record fine for violating users’ privacy. But the FTC wanted more. The settlement the FTC brokered marks the most significant privacy punishment ever levied against a tech giant. But the story behind it -- described by 10 people familiar with the matter -- illustrates the challenges facing a 105-year-old agency tasked with watching some of the most powerful digital...
23:39 2019-07-22

Trump Fed nominee Judy Shelton calls for bigger cut to interest rates Wall Street traders anticipate a more modest 25-basis-point cut when the Fed meets to set interest rate policy on July 30 and 31, but Shelton said there is justification for a deeper cut, citing weak economic conditions overseas....
23:39 2019-07-22

A Guide to the Many Setbacks That Have Plagued the Bond 25 Production In recent weeks, Bond 25 has attracted scrutiny after reports that British actor Lashana Lynch will take over the alias of 007 from Daniel Craig, who has said that this film will be his last playing the role of the elusive spy. The reported news of Lynch’s ascension spread rapidly across socia...
23:26 2019-07-22

Nintendo faces class action lawsuit over Switch controller 'drift' As successful as the Nintendo Switch has been, there's been a consistent headache: Joy-Con drift. Many gamers have reported the controllers' analog sticks registering non-existent input (hence drifting), forcing players to either adapt or send the p......
23:26 2019-07-22

Al Franken gets the defense he never offered himself A New Yorker piece has provided an opportunity for a debate that was never had in full, with the added benefit of two years of festering resentment from his devoted supporters....
23:26 2019-07-22

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
23:26 2019-07-22

Ryan Adams breaks silence after abuse allegations: ‘I have a lot to say’ "I’ve lost friends who have passed away in this time of self reflection and silence. I can’t be like that. There’s been too much that mattered," Ryan Adams wrote....
23:13 2019-07-22

Conleth Hill of ‘Game of Thrones’ says reaction to Season 8 was a ‘media-led hate campaign’ The Lord Varys actor addressed some of the controversy surrounding an interview he conducted about the harshly received finale season of 'Game of Thrones' at Comic-Con 2019....
23:13 2019-07-22

India launches historic mission to the Moon With the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is planning to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon....
23:13 2019-07-22

U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil For the first time, the Trump administration is imposing economic penalties on a Chinese company for importing Iranian oil, a decision certain to add to tensions between Washington and Beijing....
23:13 2019-07-22

Jeffrey Epstein’s Deep Ties to Top Wall Street Figures Mr. Epstein, who has been charged with sex trafficking, did business with a prominent banker, a top private-equity executive and a hedge-fund billionaire....
23:13 2019-07-22

Jared Kushner: 'We've turned the battleship, making serious progress' As the administration hits its 2 ½ year anniversary, a traditional point to shift to the reelection, top aides feel that President Trump has made good on his 2016 promise to turn back former President Barack Obama’s agenda and replace it with theirs....
23:13 2019-07-22

Deregulation explodes under Trump, 13 regulations killed for every new one, $33B saved It was an odd, geeky campaign promise for a populist presidential candidate to make. But when Donald Trump in 2016 pledged to kill two Obama-era regulations for every new one, crowds went wild....
23:13 2019-07-22

Liberal Media Scream: CNN says hitting Trump ‘is true patriotism’ This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s media critic calling on journalists to rap President Trump. “That is true patriotism,” said Brian Stelter....
23:13 2019-07-22

Huawei secretly built North Korea’s wireless phone network amid sanctions, report says A Chinese telecommunications company accused by the U.S. of being a national security threat reportedly secretly helped North Korea build its 3G wireless network -- even while the Hermit Kingdom was being squeezed by tough international sanctions....
23:00 2019-07-22

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria are being radicalized at increasingly younger ages, an ominous trend that's emerged as the newest front in the ongoing battle to stop terror from taki...
23:00 2019-07-22

Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Continues to Surprise Scientists Scientists have published five years of observations of Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io, revealing just how strange the world is. They even describe one volcano that might be influenced by the moon’s orbit. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

Equifax Agrees to Pay Data Breach Victims Up to $20,000 for Their Troubles Nearly two years after the catastrophic Equifax data breach of 2017 was announced, it looks like the company is readying to cough up damages to any of the 147 million people whose personal information was exposed in the breach.Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

Doctors Warn That Inaccurate At-Home Cancer Screenings Are Causing Misguided Panic Medical tests can be scary and expensive, so providing someone the option to non-invasively and more affordably find out if they are at risk for cancer from the comfort of their home is an enticing offer. But doctors are pointing out that these at-home kits aren’t always accurate, and patients are c...
23:00 2019-07-22

How Geeky Mechanics Use Motion Capture to Design Perfect-Fitting Bikes We ride bikes not just because they’re fun, but because they’re efficient. They enable us to use our body power to propel us forward far faster than our pathetic, floppy feet ever could. Efficiency, though, is only as good as the fit.Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

Checking Your Phone at Night Won't Necessarily Throw Off Your Internal Clock, Mouse Study Finds People who only occasionally fall down an internet rabbit hole on their smartphones late at night might be able to rest easier—at least according to the results of a new study in mice. Researchers found that short bursts of light exposure at night won’t necessarily disrupt your internal clock, inclu...
23:00 2019-07-22

Don't Toy With Me, Slack Slack is one of those apps that needs to just work. But too often, especially when I’m on a mobile wifi connection, it barely works at all.Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

Joy-Con 'Drift' Has Gotten So Bad, Nintendo Now Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit Even if you haven’t encountered this problem yourself, you’ve almost certainly heard of a Switch owner who has: Joy-Con drift. This issue causes the Switch’s detachable controllers to detect input—or drift—even when nothing is actually touching the analog stick. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

Apple's Fancy Photo Relighting Option Could Soon Be a Feature On Even the Cheapest Smartphones Even the most expensive smartphones can’t match the image quality of the priciest digital cameras, but with a beefy processor at their disposal, smartphones let you do so much more with the photos you snap. The iPhone’s Portrait Mode is a good example, letting you tweak the lighting of a photo after...
23:00 2019-07-22

‘Drug cheat’ controversy resurfaces in intense swimming scene Mack Horton finished second. His principles came first. After claiming a silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea, Horton, an Olympic gold medalist swimmer from Australia, refused to stand on the podium beside China’s Sun Yang or acknowled...
23:00 2019-07-22

Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face Vegas rape charge: prosecutors Cristiano Ronaldo won’t face criminal charges stemming from a model-turned teacher’s claim that the soccer superstar raped her in 2009 after a night of clubbing in Las Vegas, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutor Steve Wolfson said that, after reviewing the renewed police investigation int...
23:00 2019-07-22

Jets sign Ryan Griffin to help fill temporary tight end hole Just days before training camp, the Jets addressed some depth. Gang Green agreed to a deal with tight end Ryan Griffin on Monday, according to sources. Griffin spent the past six seasons with the Texans. Jets starting tight end Chris Herndon is suspended for the first four games of the season after ...
23:00 2019-07-22

Milky Way melded with smaller galaxy in long-ago cosmic crash The Milky Way, home to our sun and billions of other stars, merged with another smaller galaxy in a colossal cosmic collision roughly 10 billion years ago, scientists said on Monday based on data from the Gaia space observatory....
23:00 2019-07-22

The first trailer for A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood is here and we're already a damn mess For those of us who were fortunate enough to watch Fred Rogers during our more formative years, there’s a good possibility that we were totally unaware that we were witnessing something truly rare. Mister Rogers’ Neighorhood was more than visits from neighborhood figures and trolley trips to Make-B...
23:00 2019-07-22

Hey, happy haunts: There's an entirely free Haunted Mansion board game you can print out and play If you’re looking for something to do this week (and have the patience of a saint), fan website The Disney Experience has published Escape From Haunted Mansion, an entire 3D papercraft board game that’s free to download. All you need is an X-ACTO knife, some glue, cardstock, full-color printer ink, ...
23:00 2019-07-22

Our apologies to anyone who had to stand behind Shaq at this EDM festival Shaquille O’Neal is 7'1", which is a great advantage when it comes to, say, playing basketball, but must be a real hindrance to a lot of other day-to-day stuff like flying in a plane, lying in a bed, or really any activity designed for people who aren’t seven entire feet tall. Still, Shaq p...
23:00 2019-07-22

Poles out, motherfuckers: You're not ready for this trailer for Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour Listen up, dipshits, it’s time to get your head in the game and go fucking fishing. Oh, you think freshwater fishing is a calming, nice way to spend a day on the lake? That’s because you haven’t seen the trailer for Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour on the PS4....
23:00 2019-07-22

Not even cats, the inspiration for Cats, like the trailer for Cats The trailer for this year’s adaptation of Cats is something we, as human beings, must take responsibility for. Despite having to live with the instinctual knowledge that no other species on this planet is capable of dreaming up and enacting as much horror as we are—despite enduring countless cruelti...
23:00 2019-07-22

Remember self-destructing DVDs? Water Cooled Potato examines the biggest tech failures in recent history While season one of 70 Million examined the roadblocks impeding criminal justice reform, season two opens with a focus on the work toward solutions within local communities. The season premiere takes place in New Orleans as reporter Eve Abrams investigates a prison system largely funded by the impov...
23:00 2019-07-22

James Cameron and the Russo Brothers trade niceties after Endgame breaks box office record Avengers: Endgame is officially the highest grossing film of all time, having finally surpassed the $2.789 billion record set by James Cameron’s Avatar back in 2009. Marvel was a bit sneaky—or clever, depending on your patience for Hollywood big dick contests—releasing an “extended” cut a few weeks ...
23:00 2019-07-22

Shang-Chi star Simu Liu asked Marvel about playing Shang-Chi on Twitter 8 months ago Even for established actors, finding work can be painfully disheartening. You can kill an audition, only not to get a callback for any number of reasons completely unrelated to your performance. Maybe you’re an inch too short, your eyes the wrong shade of green, or the casting director had a weird t...
23:00 2019-07-22

Veronica Mars' Jason Dohring on reboots and romance This past Friday, Hulu surprised marshmallows everywhere when they dropped the fourth season of Veronica Mars a week early. We sat down with Jason Dohring, who returns to the series as Veronica’s troubled love-interest Logan, to talk about the reboot, and Logan’s relationship with Veronica....
23:00 2019-07-22

Helen Mirren won't be sharing her throne with anyone as HBO's Catherine The Great HBO’s latest limited series, Catherine The Great, stars Helen Mirren as the 18th century Russian ruler, the longest female leader in the country’s history. The empress famously came to power following a coup d’état that saw her husband, Peter III, overthrown. As we see the lavish trailer above, Mirr...
23:00 2019-07-22

If there's anything to learn from medieval marginalia, it's that snails once had their own society We all know medieval marginalia is full of some pretty sick snail fights. No one knows why, exactly, but there are hundreds of old drawings of snails in combat with knights in old manuscripts. The snails are depicted to be the size of a large dog and they’re usually seen going one-on-one with soldi...
23:00 2019-07-22

Weekend Box Office: The Lion King continues Disney's trend of humongous opening weekends While the newest, CGI iteration of the classic tale might not have been everyone’s cup of tea, The Lion King still had all the trappings of a wildly successful opening weekend. With nothing in its path and some well-curated buzz that only Beyoncé herself could manage, the lifelike reboot spent the w...
23:00 2019-07-22

In the grim future of 2021, there is only this star-studded "Old Town Road" parody remix left The year is 2021. The governments that once held our societies in order have fallen, collapsed under the weight of the brutal new world order forced upon us by the rise of the seas and the fires that rain from the skies. The water is poison. The crops are toxic. Only a fraction of humanity lives on,...
23:00 2019-07-22

Adam Sandler convinced far too many famous people to be in his next Netflix movie Say what you will about Adam Sandler’s Netflix movies (including “they’re not great” or “they’re a cover for a massive web of stupid conspiracies”), but at least they’re keeping him from doing some kind of Funny People sequel. The latest project that’s keeping him away from reuniting with Judd Apato...
23:00 2019-07-22

Valkyrie wants to find her queen and fans are really hoping it's Captain Marvel San Diego Comic Con is usually pretty good for the Marvel sect, but it was really good this year, especially for fans of Thor: Ragnarok. Taika Waititi, who breathed new life into the Thor films, will direct Thor: Love and Thunder, which will find Natalie Portman returning as Jane Foster/Mighty Thor....
23:00 2019-07-22

The A.V. Club braved the heat (and an evacuation) for the 2019 Pitchfork Fest Pitchfork Music Festival was full of surprises this year, not the least of which was in the weather: scorching afternoons gave way to thunderstorm evacuations, then afternoon downpours brought on breezy, sunny evenings. The music side was just as unpredictable, with many performers plagued by sound ...
23:00 2019-07-22

SAG-AFTRA announces plans to standardize on-set intimacy coordinators SAG-AFTRA announced on Sunday their plan to work with Alicia Rodis, the associate director and co-founder of Intimacy Directors International (IDI), to create a set of guidelines to try to prevent sexual harassment and exploitation during the filming of nudity or any other kind of "hyper-exposed" wo...
22:52 2019-07-22