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Vatican begins examination of bones found in cemetery in a bid to solve mysterious disappearance of girl The Vatican is making yet another effort to solve the mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee after bones were found at a Vatican City cemetery last week....
18:26 2019-07-20

20 best tomato recipes: part 1 A classic pan con tomate, crispy tomato fritters and Chinese stir-fried eggs – simple dishes with summer’s finest ingredientThis is a quiche but the true stars here are the slow-roasted tomatoes. The custard is only there to gently wrap its arms around these tart and sweet, almost dried tomatoes and...
13:00 2019-07-22

|ConCourtupholdscostorderagainstMkhwebane,rulesshewas'nothonest'inAbsainvestigation The Constitutional Court has upheld the personal costs order against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, saying her entire Absa/Bankorp investigation was flawed....
13:00 2019-07-22

|FerialHaffajee:HowRamaphosa’sbusinessdonorscanfixhisPublicProtectorconundrum On Friday, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane landed a body blow to the Presidency of Cyril Ramaphosa when she made a finding that he misled parliament in violation of the Executive Ethics Code and the Constitution and that donations to his campaign may amount to money-laundering. Here's what busin...
13:00 2019-07-22

|7thingsyouneedtoknowaboutthescathingConCourtjudgmentagainstMkhwebane The Constitutional Court in a majority judgment on Monday morning upheld the North Gauteng’s High Court order in February 2018 for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to be personally liable for 15% of the legal fees in the Absa/Bankorp case....
13:00 2019-07-22

UK parliamentary committee questions StanChart's remuneration policy The head of the British parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc's remuneration committee questioning the bank's executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against its directors' remuneration policy....
12:52 2019-07-22

Xiaomi Becomes Youngest Company On Fortune Global 500 List The Beijing-based global technology firm said the company has, for the first time, made to the Fortune Global 500 list, nine years after its iteration...
12:39 2019-07-22

ASUS' ROG Phone II combines high-spec power with accessory spectacle Gaming phones are a rare breed, and the nascent category has already proved to be too much of a challenge for Razer. Some companies still see it as an opportunity to tap into the ever-growing esports market, however. Devices land with gimmicks......
12:26 2019-07-22

Iran claims it dismantled CIA spy ring, sentencing some to death The Intelligence Ministry in Tehran said it had detained 17 agents it suspected of being US spies. An official said that the suspects were Iranian nationals recruited by US intelligence....
12:13 2019-07-22

Want To Make Your Kids Snack Less? Reduce Portion And Variety Of Snacks A new study has now addressed the issue of unhealthy snacking habits in kids, saying that giving kids a larger portion and variety of snacks may make them eat more and lead to more weight gain....
10:52 2019-07-22

NYPD detective dies after suffering from 9/11-related illness An NYPD detective has succumbed to an illness related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11, police said. The 62nd Precinct paid respects to Detective Christopher Cranston, saluting his casket Sunday outside the station house where he began his career. “Today, we mourn the loss of Detective Christop...
10:13 2019-07-22

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
10:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
10:00 2019-07-22

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Race for Number 10 enters final stage as postal ballot set to close The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
09:00 2019-07-22

|Eskommayget'badcop'tooverseerescue Of all the executives, government officials and consultants being recruited to tackle the mammoth task of rescuing the state power utility, the toughest task could fall to the person who has to take it apart....
08:52 2019-07-22

|OiladvancesasIran'sseizureoftankerkeepstensionhigh Oil extended gains as tensions in the Persian Gulf remained elevated after Iran seized a British tanker, and Libyan production fell after an unidentified group reportedly shut the country’s largest field....
08:52 2019-07-22

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building LSU's Football Operations Building has received around $28 million worth of renovations and expansions. They unveiled the work on Sunday.       ...
06:39 2019-07-22

| Trump says minority congresswomen should 'apologise to America' US President Donald Trump renewed attacks on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against last week, demanding they apologise "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said"....
06:39 2019-07-22

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
06:13 2019-07-22

UK Warship Tried To Stop Iran From Seizing Tanker, Leaked Audio Reveals A British warship tried but failed to prevent Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz last week, intercepted radio communications show, fueling a......
05:52 2019-07-22

Liverpool wait on Yasser Larouci tests after bruising Fenway Park friendly Liverpool lose 2-1 to 10-man Sevilla in BostonLarouci stretchered off after horror tackleYasser Larouci was stretchered off the pitch following a nasty challenge as Liverpool fell 2-1 to Sevilla during their pre-season friendly in Boston.Jürgen Klopp later said it appeared Larouci had been “lucky” n...
04:52 2019-07-22

Yasser Larouci injury: Jurgen Klopp hopes Liverpool youngster is 'lucky' after Joris Gnagnon red card tackle Jurgen Klopp hopes Yasser Larouci has escaped a serious injury after the Liverpool youngster was on the receiving end of a horrendous red-card challenge in the Reds' 2-1 defeat against Sevilla....
04:39 2019-07-22

Cops: Man Threatened To Blow Up Oklahoma City Because The Thunder Got Rid Of Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, And Russell Westbrook This past week, Oklahoma City police filed a search warrant to get information about a person who left two threatening voicemails in the general mailbox for the Oklahoma City Thunder. That person made the calls shortly after 1 a.m. on July 6 from a number with a Georgia area code—though the caller ...
02:39 2019-07-22

Schumer calls on FAA to require EpiPens in flights’ medical kits The New York Democrat noted that there has been an uptick in food allergies that are making people susceptible to attack and reactions that can result in death....
02:26 2019-07-22

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on......
01:39 2019-07-22

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote in Sunday's parliamentary election. Experts say his party could "achieve a dominating position."...
01:39 2019-07-22

Playing With J.B. Holmes Was Brooks Koepka's Personal Hell As the top golfer in the world, Brooks Koepka has shown that he has no problem confronting, or at least calling out, his fellow competitors when he takes issue with something they’ve done. It’s the kind of personality that led him to calling Sergio Garcia a whiny baby, and getting into a physical al...
00:52 2019-07-22

Chick-fil-A is missing out on more than $1B in sales by closing on Sundays Chick-fil-A made the decision in 1946 that it would not be open on Sundays. That decision could be costing it billions.       ...
00:13 2019-07-22

Five ways to minimise jet lag There is no way to prevent the condition – but pre-empting the time difference, avoiding alcohol and exposing yourself to natural light can help reduce its effects Continue reading......
00:01 2019-07-22

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote In the Acting Categories Now Time to honor some incredible performances. As the TV Scoop Awards continue, we're launching a record four polls at once today, all in the name of honoring the actors who portray our......
23:13 2019-07-21

Baby alligator found in Long Island pool A Long Island family made a jaw-dropping discovery Saturday when they found a baby alligator trying to beat the heat in their backyard pool. Bayport resident Joe Baron says he went out to check the pool filter around 7:30 p.m. when he stumbled on the lizard as it was lounging in the water. “I see......
23:13 2019-07-21

Brooks Koepka doesn't blame J.B. Holmes' slow play for his disappointing British Open finish Brooks Koepka wasn’t about to place the blame for a disappointing final round on playing partner J.B. Holmes and his, um, deliberate ways.       ...
22:52 2019-07-21

Former Arizona state Senate staffer wins $1 million discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit referenced then-Senate minority leader and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, one of Arizona's highest ranking Democrats.        ...
22:13 2019-07-21

'All I want is to go': five young athletes on their dreams of Olympic glory It’s exactly a year until the torch is lit at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, five hopefuls reveal some of the sacrifices they’ve made in the pursuit of a priceless place in Team GBLina, 23, grew up in east London. She recently switched from 400m to hurdles Continue reading......
21:39 2019-07-21

The return of Veronica Mars takes us on an explosive “Spring Break Forever" “I spent my first 19 years trying to escape my hometown of Neptune. Made it out, then after a decade away, decided Neptune needed me and I needed it. I was wrong on both counts. Neptune didn’t need another private investigator: It needed an enema.”...
21:13 2019-07-21

A Modder Has Spent Years Adding Spider-Man Into GTA San Andreas J16D is a modder who has created a lot of different mods for Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. But one particular idea has been lodged in their brain since at least 2015. J16D has been working on and improving a simple idea: Bring Spider-Man and his web-swinging into San Andreas. After four-plus years o...
21:13 2019-07-21

With stocks at all-time highs, here's how to navigate earnings season using ETFs With earnings season in full swing, exchange-traded fund experts Tom Lydon and Ric Edelman share their takes on the top ways to play the upcoming reports....
20:52 2019-07-21

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
19:26 2019-07-21

Syrian government bombing of rebel stronghold kills 11 Syrian first responders and activists say government bombing of the last rebel stronghold in the country has killed at least 11 civilians as the nearly four-month offensive shows no sign of abating...
17:01 2019-07-21

Modi Government Changed India, Brought ''Achhe Din'': JP Nadda BJP working president J P Nadda on Sunday said the country has changed under the Narendra Modi-led government which has brought "good days" in the last five years....
15:39 2019-07-21

|'Ihaveseenandtouchedthespyingequipmentusedbytherogueunit'–Moyane Former SARS boss Tom Moyane has weighed in on the SARS 'rogue unit' which he said investigators found to be established illegally and performed illegal activities....
15:26 2019-07-21

Conservative Conference Avoids Trump as they Debate Nationalism and Economic Policy David Brog had a message for any white supremacists potentially lurking in the crowd the National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C. on July 14-16. After hailing the electoral victories of Brexit and Donald Trump, Brog pointed his finger towards the exit of the ballroom at the Ritz Carlton ...
15:01 2019-07-21

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020....
14:00 2019-07-21

If the economy is so good, why are some truckers doing so poorly? Is the economy to blame? Sure. But there’s something else behind the trucking industry’s woes: mismanagementTimes are good right? Economic growth is strong. Unemployment is low. Business and consumer confidence remains high. It’s pretty easy to say that most small business owners are doing pretty we...
13:52 2019-07-21

Foreskin reclaimers: the ‘intactivists’ fighting infant male circumcision Emboldened by the body-positive movement and a sense of rage, a growing chorus is pushing back against a common customThe media officer of one of the UK’s top medical schools doesn’t realise she hasn’t muted herself as she puts me on hold.She sniggers with her colleague as she passes on my request –...
13:52 2019-07-21

Government telecoms review to soft-pedal on Huawei Omission of Chinese firm’s role in building 5G networks will reopen divisions among ministersA long-awaited government review will fudge taking a critical decision on controversial Chinese technology company Huawei being allowed to build 5G networks in the UK.Industry sources said the move means the...
12:26 2019-07-21

Lightyear One preview: ‘Powered on sunshine’ | Martin Love A Dutch solar-electric prototype with a range of up to 450 miles could be a ray of hope in the darkLightyear OnePower SolarRange 450 milesAvailable 2021Reservations £3,600, lightyear.oneWe talk a lot about how ‘clean’ electric cars are and how much better they are for the environment, because they h...
12:26 2019-07-21

Iran says tanker incidents have not impacted its oil exports: SHANA Iran's oil minister, Bijan Zanganeh, said on Sunday that the country's oil exports had not been impacted so far by the recent tanker incidents in the Gulf....
12:00 2019-07-21

Fortnite Season 10 Warning: Epic Games urges iOS mobile players not to do this Fornite Battle Royale developer Epic Games has a warning for players on Apple devices wanting to play the new Season of the game. Here's what you need to know....
11:13 2019-07-21

|SAChoiropensaboutupabouttheir'America'sGotTalent'journey:'It'saboutrepresentingthecountry' Channel24 caught up with the members of the Ndlovu Youth Choir at an intimate breakfast in Sandton. The group, who originate from Limpopo, have now made it through to the live rounds of America's Got Talent, and they couldn't be happier....
10:52 2019-07-21

Boyfriend of e-scooter crash victim Emily Hartridge reveals she was making her way to fertility clinic when she was killed The distraught boyfriend of YouTuber and presenter Emily Hartridge, who died in an e-scooter crash in London, has revealed his partner was making her way to a fertility clinic scan when she was killed in a crash....
09:52 2019-07-21

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
09:52 2019-07-21

Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3 Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks 8-3       ...
09:13 2019-07-21

Manny Pacquiao rolls back years in split-decision win over Keith Thurman Eight-division champion shows vintage form in points victoryThurman suffers first career defeat in 30 professional fightsPacquiao defeats Thurman by split decision – as it happenedManny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory Satur...
09:00 2019-07-21

Ahead Of Trinamool's Mega Rally, Babul Supriyo's Sarcastic Tweet Ahead of Mamata Banerjee's mega Kolkata rally today, Union Minister Babul Supriyo took a dig at the Trinamool Congress and said the ruling party in Bengal will be wiped out of the state by 2021 when......
09:00 2019-07-21

Graeme McDowell gets one back for countrymen at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Graeme McDowell on Saturday finally exacted some revenge for his countrymen on Royal Portrush’s 18th hole — which had sabotaged him and his fellow Northern Irishmen Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke this week — with a birdie to cap off a 3-under 68. McDowell tripled No. 18 ...
08:52 2019-07-21

Edwards outclasses dos Anjos, calls out Masvidal Leon Edwards extended his welterweight win streak to eight, as he defeated former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision in Saturday's UFC Fight Night main event. Immediately after, Edwards called for a fight against Jorge Masvidal....
06:39 2019-07-21

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s daytime in Tucson hit 105 degrees, and the average high...
06:13 2019-07-21

Marvel's First Asian Superhero Shang-Chi Will Kick in February 2021 Marvel is getting its first Asian superhero. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - starring Simu Liu, Awkwafina, and......
04:52 2019-07-21

‘sMothered’ finale sneak peek: Cher and Dawn clash on TLC It’s almost time for sMother’s Day. TLC’s “sMothered” season finale airs July 28 — and we’ve got an exclusive sneak peek at a blowup between Cher Hubsher and her mom, Dawn. The reality TV show, co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — perhaps too close — mother-daught...
03:13 2019-07-21

Why Alex Bowman will drive Jimmie Johnson's NASCAR Cup car at New Hampshire Motor Speedway New Hampshire Motor Speedway has proven to be anything but fun for Hendrick Motorsports driver Alex Bowman this weekend.       ...
01:52 2019-07-21

Arsenio Hall Closes Deal for Coming to America 2 Arsenio Hall will reprise his role in the funniest buddy comedy since the groundbreaking hit Moses and Aaron’s Egyptian Adventure when he rejoins Eddie Murphy in the highly-anticipated movie, Coming to America 2....
23:52 2019-07-20

Chester Bennington Honored by Mom, Wife and Linkin Park on 2nd Anniversary of His Death Chester Bennington's loved ones paid tribute to the late rocker on Saturday, the second anniversary of his death. The Linkin Park frontman committed suicide in 2017. He was 41.......
23:13 2019-07-20

Whyte vs Rivas live stream: how to watch tonight's boxing online from anywhere There's loads on the line tonight at the O2 in London as Britain's Dillian Whyte takes on Colombia's Oscar Rivas. Both the WBC interim heavyweight title and a future crack at champion Deontay Wilder as mandatory challenger are the spoils for the victor in what looks set to be an explo...
21:26 2019-07-20

Season-long Reds trend is under review In a baseball season that’s seen slugfests become the norm, an Under trend has snuck under the radar and stayed there as we approach the 100-game mark. Betting markets have greatly overestimated run-scoring potential in Cincinnati Reds games. The offense has been a disappointment. An unheralded star...
20:52 2019-07-20

Goomy Is Just The Worst Dragon Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Goomy!...
20:26 2019-07-20

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet “Brevity is the soul of wit.” This is a famous line written by some dude named Shakespeare. Anyways, what it basically means is the best Mario Maker levels don’t waste your time. They are short, sweet and creative. At least, I think that’s what he meant. Regardless, let’s make some short Mario level...
20:26 2019-07-20

Countdowns, ceremonies and MoonPies: How the U.S. is marking 50 years since the lunar landing At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, cars were backed up for miles outside the visitor complex at opening time. In Armstrong's hometown of Wapakoneta, Ohio, nearly 2,000 runners competed in "Run to the Moon" races....
20:26 2019-07-20

InvisibleShield Glass+ Privacy screen protector: Keep your iPhone XS safe from drops and prying eyes When commuting in a packed train, traveling on an airplane for business, standing in lines, or working on your phone in other public areas it is important to maintain security of your information. Privacy screen protectors are a great way to protect your display and your data....
20:00 2019-07-20

What to do when back to school bites you in the budget Back to school ready? After replacing worn-out erasers, outgrown clothes and an outdated laptop, you may still feel the financial pinch.       ...
20:00 2019-07-20

#CheerUpCharlie: West End stars send touching messages to schoolboy bullied over his love of musicals West End stars have rallied round to send messages of support to a nine-year-old boy who was being bullied at school for his love of musical theatre....
19:39 2019-07-20

Putin Says Russians and Ukrainians Are ‘One People’ MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate. Putin made the comments in an interview with the American film director Oliver Stone on June 19; material from the interview was used ...
19:26 2019-07-20

Hundreds evacuated from Philadelphia senior center amid heatwave PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say several hundred people were evacuated from a northwest Philadelphia retirement community due to a partial power outage amid dangerous hot weather. Police say the evacuation of about 250 people began just before 1 p.m. Friday at The Pavilion apartments in the Wynnfield ...
19:26 2019-07-20

NYPD officer suffers head injury after he’s clipped by subway train An NYPD officer suffered a head injury when he was clipped by a train while responding to a call for an assault in an Upper East Side subway station, police said Saturday. Cops received a call for an assault inside the 86th Street station near Lexington Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. Friday. They were...
19:13 2019-07-20

Iran tanker seizure raises serious questions for international shipping: UK's Hunt Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday....
18:52 2019-07-20

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims That Democrats Are Radical Socialists The president wants to portray his opponents as steering the country in a dangerous direction. But what does it mean to be a socialist — and to what degree do Democrats fit the definition?...
18:39 2019-07-20

WATCH: #TheBreakaway "Can Geraint Thomas bounce back from a brutal Stage 14? Join Bradley Wiggins, Brian Smith and Orla Chennaoui in the latest edition of #TheBreakaway!"...
18:39 2019-07-20

Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honors South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 meters on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds....
18:26 2019-07-20

Wolves edge Manchester City in Premier League Asia Trophy shootout Wolves 0-0 Manchester City (3-2 on penalties)Rui Patrício saves three penalties in Shanghai friendlyRui Patrício saved three penalties as Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated English champions Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Shanghai on Saturday.The P...
18:13 2019-07-20

I'm not at Chelsea to replace Hazard, says Pulisic "Christian Pulisic has rejected claims he has been bought by Chelsea to replace Eden Hazard, claiming his priority for now is to \"earn the respect\" of his team-mates."...
18:01 2019-07-20

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?At the Luna food factory on the south-east outskirts of Jeddah, Mashael Elghamdi sits at her computer in an artfully ripped AC/DC T-shirt and jeans. The...
18:00 2019-07-20

Rast avoided "crazy risks" in Wittmann DTM fight due to title status Audi's Rene Rast says his DTM championship lead meant he opted not to take "crazy risks" to defeat Marco Wittmann in the hope of winning the wet Assen opener...
18:00 2019-07-20

Rupee Closes Lower At 68.92 Against Dollar Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital markets, pulling out Rs 1,916.91 crore on Monday, provisional data on the NSE showed...
17:13 2019-07-22

Eagle Scouts to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Fifty years after NASA astronaut and Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong sent greetings from space to the 1969 Scout Jamboree, scouts will have an opportunity to talk live with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24....
17:13 2019-07-22

100+ IT policies at your fingertips, ready for download From BYOD and social media to ergonomics and encryption, TechRepublic Premium, ZDNet's sibling site, has dozens of ready-made, downloadable IT policy templates....
17:13 2019-07-22

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement....
17:13 2019-07-22

SAP data and analytics: in with the new, don't squander the old SAP uses its Enterprise software heritage, buying power and guile to offer a highly-competitive data and analytics platform. Part of SAP's analytics approach is respecting the power of classic technology, even as it continually modernizes its platform....
17:13 2019-07-22

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes....
17:13 2019-07-22

'The Lion King' sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide As "The Lion King" counts up receipts from a big opening weekend while still licking its wounds from negative reviews, you can almost hear the familiar murmurs -- that critics are "out of step" with the audiences they profess to serve....
17:13 2019-07-22

Tom Hanks is absolutely perfect as Mister Rogers in new movie trailer Just in time for a Monday, Sony has released the first trailer for the upcoming film about the late Fred Rogers, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood....
17:13 2019-07-22

Puerto Rico Protests: Live Updates Thousands of protesters are assembling for what is expected to be one of the largest protests the island has ever seen against Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló....
17:13 2019-07-22

The Ebers Papyrus: Medico-Magical Beliefs and Treatments Revealed in Ancient Egyptian Medical Text The Ebers Papyrus is an ancient medical document that contains over 842 remedies for illnesses and injuries. It specifically focused on the heart, the respiratory system, and diabetes. ...
17:13 2019-07-22

China Joins the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life ­­ For many years, space exploration seemed to be largely an American obsession. NASA was the only space agency on the planet with ambitious plans and the consistent financing to carry them out. But after first challenging the United States’ global economic hegemony, the planet’s most populous count...
17:13 2019-07-22

Speedo-wearing man kicked in crotch by horse after ignoring signs He has to admit — the warning signs were there. A man enjoying a day at the beach on Assateague Island, off the coast of Maryland, had his fun cut short after attempting to pet one of the park’s wild horses, in spite of multiple signs warning against interacting with the animals. The Ass...
17:13 2019-07-22

The horrifying moment as Hong Kong reporter livestreams 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. These were the moments faced on Sunday night by Gwyneth Ho, a reporter with......
17:13 2019-07-22

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
17:13 2019-07-22

Teen mom, newborn eye new life from Tijuana migrant shelter TIJUANA, Mexico — The tiny, month-old boy slept soundly on the bottom bunk, seemingly undisturbed by the squealing Central American toddlers running by and a kitten leaping from the neighboring bed. About 25 people sleep in the cinderblock room crammed with seven bunkbeds at a Tijuana shelter overfl...
17:13 2019-07-22

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital because of unusual bleeding from her vagina. She had used the contraceptive implant for eight years but sudd...
17:13 2019-07-22

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous walk-in clinics. For a while, few in authority did...
17:13 2019-07-22

Company unveils $1,500 flamethrower that will attach to your drone Weapons of war, delivered straight to your door! Much to the the local fire department’s chagrin, flamethrowers are legal in most parts of the US — as evidenced by Elon Musk’s “Not-A-Flamethrower” flamethrower, along with the dozens of online tutorials on how to build one. So...
17:13 2019-07-22

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after an overnight arrest raid in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem when he noticed the mentally dis...
17:13 2019-07-22

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher in crucial earnings week U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday, led by technology stocks, as investors eyed fresh trade developments between the United States and China in a busy week of corporate earnings, which include reports from Facebook and Amazon....
17:13 2019-07-22

Fitch cuts outlook for Boeing to "negative" Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty about the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
17:13 2019-07-22

Colonial allocates Cycle 43 shipments on distillate Line 20 Colonial Pipeline Co is allocating space for Cycle 43 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Monday. Committed information will be available on Tuesday, the pipeline operator said. The company generally announce...
17:13 2019-07-22

Ukraine's security service says not putting pressure on ArcelorMittal Ukraine's security service's acting chief Ivan Bakanov said on Monday that a search at ArcelorMittal's mill in Kryvyi Rih was not an attempt to put pressure on the company....
17:13 2019-07-22

EU official sees little movement in talks with US on cutting industrial tariffs The European Union has seen little movement thus far in talks with the United States about reducing industrial tariffs, a top EU official said on Monday before meetings with U.S. officials....
17:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 2-Equifax to pay up to $700 mln in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
17:13 2019-07-22

BP says biofuel to add to rather than replace gasoline in Brazil BP does not expect supply from additional biofuel capacity in Brazil - where it is combining its unit with U.S. grain trader Bunge's - to replace diesel and gasoline demand, BP's head of Alternative Energy, Dev Sanyal, told Reuters....
17:13 2019-07-22

Putin gives Russian citizenship to Novatek's finance chief, a U.S. national President Vladimir Putin handed Russian citizenship to gas producer Novatek's veteran finance chief Mark Gyetvay on Monday, a move that could potentially help the U.S. national bypass some sanctions restrictions....
17:13 2019-07-22

EU would respond to U.S. tariffs on cars - EU official The European Union would respond with tariffs of its own if the Trump administration imposed tariffs on European car imports, a senior EU trade official said on Monday....
17:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 3-Halliburton profit beats as company cuts cost; shares surge Halliburton Co on Monday beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit as its Completions and Production unit outperformed expectations, pushing its shares up 6.8 percent in early trading....
17:13 2019-07-22

CORRECTED-PRECIOUS-Gold steady as big rate cut bets fade, analysts eye further upside Gold steadied on Monday, having slid 1% in the previous session on lowered expectations of a big interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but the metal's overall momentum remained supported by global geopolitical uncertainties....
17:13 2019-07-22

Microsoft settles U.S. charges it violated anti-bribery law, accepts criminal fine--SEC Microsoft Corp agreed to pay more than $25 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine imposed on its Microsoft Hungary unit, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday....
17:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 22 (Reuters) - C ongo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
17:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data centre business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" of acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centres....
17:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 2-Fitch cuts outlook to "negative" for Boeing on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty around the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
17:13 2019-07-22

Millennials posting pet pictures on Instagram could be at risk of fraud and financial scams Spanish bank Santander, in a survey, criticized celebrities for setting a bad example by oversharing online, claiming they were putting "impressionable young followers" at risk....
17:00 2019-07-22

Africa could be about to benefit from dovish policy shifts in the US, experts predict Central bankers across Africa are paying special attention to the noises coming out of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they mull impending calls on monetary policy easing....
17:00 2019-07-22

Master of the Fan Encounter Keanu Reeves Has Pulled the Most Keanu Reeves Move Imaginable Beloved celebrity mystic and all-around superhuman Keanu Reeves has delighted people again with his latest random act of kindness. He dropped by a fan’s house in Slidell, Louisiana on Wednesday to make a little dream come true. For those familiar with Reeves’ notable accomplishments in t...
17:00 2019-07-22

‘Nothing Lasts Forever.’ Quentin Tarantino on Sharon Tate, Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood and Retirement Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, covers a lot of territory in three acts, all set in the Los Angeles of 1969 just as Charles Manson was working his sicko spell on a group of slavish followers. Once Upon a Time is the story of fading TV star Rick Dalton (L...
17:00 2019-07-22

South Bend cops warn of ‘mass exodus,’ as morale tanks over Buttigieg handling of shooting As South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg commands national attention with his media-savvy presidential bid, the firestorm back home over an officer-involved shooting shows no sign of settling soon -- with the mayor facing criticism not only from protesters but police who say his handling has crushed moral...
17:00 2019-07-22

Trump has not built a single mile of new border fence, agency confirms SAN DIEGO, California — The Trump administration has not installed a single mile of new wall in a previously fenceless part of the U.S.-Mexico border in the 30 months since President Trump assumed office, despite his campaign promise to construct a “big beautiful wall.”...
17:00 2019-07-22

Georgia lawmaker who said man told her to 'go back where you came from' walks back part of claim A Georgia state lawmaker has walked back a significant part of her viral claim that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" during a testy argument in a supermarket checkout lane, after the man denied the encounter unfolded the way she described....
17:00 2019-07-22

Video surfaces of shouting Rashida Tlaib being dragged out of Trump event Years before Rep. Rashida Tlaib was speaking out against President Trump in Congress, she was screaming at him as Secret Service members dragged her out of a meeting at the Detroit Economic Club....
17:00 2019-07-22

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
17:00 2019-07-22

Trump says Mueller shouldn’t testify, warns hearing will backfire President Trump argued Monday that Robert Mueller should not be given the chance to testify before Congress later this week, warning that the former special counsel’s highly anticipated hearing appearance could be “bad for him” and for Democrats in the end....
17:00 2019-07-22

Trump blasts ‘bonkers’ media in beef with Washington Post President Trump delivered a scathing rebuke to the Washington Post on Monday morning -- and argued the press as a whole has "gone bonkers" -- in response to a weekend report about his team's handling of his controversial attacks on four progressive congresswomen....
17:00 2019-07-22

GOP rep unveils bill to implement DNA testing at border, as officials warn of ‘child recycling’ As the Trump administration speaks out on the problem of child trafficking at the southern border, one Texas lawmaker is responding with a bill that would administer DNA tests to migrants who arrive in the U.S. claiming to be with family members. ...
17:00 2019-07-22

Dan Bongino: Republicans can't let Mueller off hook for what's missing in Russia report Republicans have a "golden opportunity" to press Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill this week, especially for what he didn't include in the Russia report, according to Fox News contributor Dan Bongino....
17:00 2019-07-22

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train station....
17:00 2019-07-22

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
17:00 2019-07-22

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says report of military base deal with China ‘false’ Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen slammed a recent U.S. news report that his government secretly agreed China could build a naval base in his country....
17:00 2019-07-22

Quick! These exclusive cheap mobile phone deals on O2 end Tuesday Since even before Amazon Prime Day last week, we'd been having a great time arranging exclusive mobile phone deals just for TechRadar readers.We teamed up with online phone retailers Mobiles.co.uk to bring the prices down on a selection of their top tariffs. And we're not talking about som...
17:00 2019-07-22

Iran Arrested 17 People Accused of Being CIA-Trained Spies Iran, locked in a worsening political standoff with Western powers, has handed down death sentences to several nationals accused of being part of a CIA-trained spy network uncovered earlier this year, an official said on Monday. Seventeen people were arrested in all, a senior intelligence official t...
17:00 2019-07-22

What to Know about the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. The move has escalated tensions even further amid already strained relations between Tehran and Western powers, which to...
17:00 2019-07-22

Tension rises between Britain and Iran over tit-for-tat tanker seizures DRAMATIC AUDIO, VIDEO: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has released video showing its seizure of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero for allegedly “violating international maritime rules and regulations.”...
16:52 2019-07-22

Hyundai outlines U.S. sales plan amid quarterly profit rise The automaker is targeting a year-end U.S. market share of 4.2 percent, up from 3.9 percent last year, and plans to boost the mix of CUVs in its lineup....
16:52 2019-07-22

|RequestforMkhwebanetobestruckoffadvocatesrollfor'lyingunderoath' Public Protector Adv Busisiwe Mkhwebane faces a request for her to be struck off the advocates roll by the Legal Practice Council following Monday morning’s Constitutional Court judgment....
16:52 2019-07-22

|Matjila:Therewillalwaysbebadinvestments In his eighth appearance before the PIC commissioner of inquiry, former CEO of the continent's largest asset manager Dan Matjila unpacked details of some of its failed investments....
16:52 2019-07-22

|Mkhwebanecouldpay'hundredsofthousandsofrands'afterdamningConCourtjudgment Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane could end up paying “hundreds of thousands of rands” in legal fees after the Constitutional Court on Monday agreed with the high court that she should personally pay 15% of the SA Reserve Bank’s legal fees in the Absa/Bankorp matter....
16:52 2019-07-22

What the Hell Happened in New Hampshire, Mike Pence? Earlier this month, Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire, backing out of the trip after he had actually boarded Air Force 2 in Maryland but before takeoff. As the New York Times noted at the time, it was an extremely rare happening, one that’s still not been fu...
16:52 2019-07-22

Wedding Crasher President Drops In on Deranged Trump-Themed Nuptials Very busy businessman President Trump stopped by not one but two events for a MAGA-themed wedding (a cursed phrase if there ever was one) that started at his New Jersey golf club over the weekend....
16:52 2019-07-22

Get This Man Some Java!!!! The Commerce Department is hardly the first place that comes to mind when you think of capital-D Drama, and yet that seems to be what’s taking place, thanks in no small part to Secretary Wilbur Ross’ apparent total lack of energy and interest in running his not-insignificant slice of the government....
16:52 2019-07-22

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental health care in ICE detention facilities, according to a Politico report published yesterday....
16:52 2019-07-22

Volunteers pack lunches for homeless teens, homebound seniors TUCSON – On Saturday nearly 100 Southwest Gas employees and their family members volunteered to pack food boxes for homeless teens and low-income seniors that are homebound. “This, in my opinion, is just one great example of how generous our employees and their families really are,”...
16:39 2019-07-22

Monsoon kicks into high gear today! TUCSON –  The monsoon ramps up this afternoon for all of Southern Arizona including Metro Tucson!  Today: Afternoon thunderstorms expected (50%). High: 103° Tonight: Storms die down, but a few showers possible (30%). Low: 78° Tomorrow: Isolated to scattered storms during the afternoon (30%). ...
16:39 2019-07-22

McSally to hold office hours in Pima County TUCSON – Sen. Martha McSally’s staff is set to hold office hours throughout Pima County this week. The one-on-one meetings are for constituents and staff members to discuss any issues with a federal agency. Here is the schedule: MARANA Monday, July 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Marana Municipal Complex, ...
16:39 2019-07-22

Puerto Ricans gather for massive protest to expel governor SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday for what many expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S. territory, with irate islanders pledging to drive Gov. Ricardo Rosselló f...
16:39 2019-07-22

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
16:39 2019-07-22

'Does it bother me? No it doesn’t' - Rakitic unmoved by transfer rumours "Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic accepts his days at the Nou Camp may be numbered, but for now he is concentrating on preparing for next season with the Spanish champions."...
16:26 2019-07-22

Marc Marquez: Yamaha riders now main MotoGP rivals, not Ducati's MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez believes Yamaha riders Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo will be his main competition in the second half of 2019, rather than the Ducati line-up...
15:52 2019-07-22

Forget silicon - SQL on DNA is the next frontier for databases A couple of years back, even researchers would wave off using DNA to store data as something too futuristic to have any practical value. Today, you can extend PostgreSQL with the right software and bio-chemical modules, and run SQL on DNA....
15:52 2019-07-22

Iran says 17 'spies' captured, to be executed for working for CIA Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said Monday it's dismantled an American spy ring and captured 17 Iranian citizens who'd been working as agents of the Central Intelligence Agency....
15:39 2019-07-22

As the heat wave continues, one police department has asked people to 'hold off' on committing crimes until Monday Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider As extreme temperatures persist throughout most of the country this weekend, a Massachusetts police department took to Facebook to ask citizens to "hold off" on committing any crimes until Monday. The post encourages citizens to instead "stay home, blast the AC, bing...
14:26 2019-07-22

Lawyer says suspect in mob boss killing believed online QAnon conspiracy theories and did it for Trump Screenshot via YouTube A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Donald Trump. The New York Times reported that an attorney for Anthony Comello wrote in new filings that Comello was consumed by online conspiracy theori...
14:26 2019-07-22

Cricket World Cup final umpire Kumar Dharmasena admits 'error' handed England one extra run Umpire Kumar Dharmasena has admitted making a crucial "judgmental error" in the last over of England's victory over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final earlier this month....
13:39 2019-07-22

Chelsea hope N'Golo Kante will be fit for new season after injured star leaves pre-season tour early Chelsea hope sending N'Golo Kante home from their tour of Japan for treatment on his knee injury will give the midfielder a better chance of being fit for the new season....
13:39 2019-07-22

The Open champion Shane Lowry targets Ryder Cup glory after maiden Major triumph Shane Lowry has targeted making fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington's European Ryder Cup team his No1 goal after claiming a first major title at The Open....
13:39 2019-07-22

Tanguy Ndombele promises to 'deliver big' for Tottenham as Moussa Sissoko adopts the big brother role Tanguy Ndombele could not have made a more immediate impression in a Tottenham shirt and, if the £65million man has settled quickly, it is in no small part thanks to Moussa Sissoko....
13:39 2019-07-22

Harry Kane on Tanguy Ndombele's Tottenham debut and his goal targets after stunning strike against Juventus Harry Kane says Tottenham's record signing Tanguy Ndombele can be the key to unlocking stubborn Premier League defences after the Frenchman's perfect start against Juventus ....
13:39 2019-07-22

The Latest: China says emblem defacement not ‘tolerated’ China’s Foreign Ministry says the behavior of “some radical demonstrators” in Hong Kong “touched the bottom line of the ‘one country, two systems’ principle and must not be tolerated.”...
13:39 2019-07-22

Libyan fighter plane reported landing in neighbor Tunisia A private Tunisian radio station says that a Libyan training fighter aircraft has made an emergency landing in the southeastern Tunisian city of Medenine, on a route to Libya...
13:39 2019-07-22

Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say....
13:39 2019-07-22

Legendary Jaguar XJ13 reborn as Ecurie LM69 Limited-run recreation packs a quad-cam V12 and is fully road-legal UK-based firm Ecurie Cars has unveiled the LM69 as a road-legal reimagination of Jaguar’s 1966 XJ13 prototype racer.  The company said the new model has been built as if revered British racing team Ecurie Ecosse had recovered the a...
13:39 2019-07-22

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside: Britons on the beach – in pictures From Victorian days out to 21st-century staycations, our coastal resorts are an enduring attraction. These images are from the exhibition Seaside: Photographed, which is at Turner Contemporary, Margate, until 8 September and tours to three other venues in 2020: John Hansard gallery, Southampton, Gru...
13:39 2019-07-22

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42% of the voteUkraine’s comedian-turned-president is on course for full domination of the country’s political scene after early results from Sunday’s parliamentary elections indicated his newly founded Servant of the People party would ...
13:39 2019-07-22

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feagaiga Stowers. Or rather a picture of the 18-year-old Samoan, standing on the second step of a podium...
13:39 2019-07-22

Geraint Thomas insists he is ready for strong finish in Tour de France • Welshman admits he was not feeling 100% over weekend• ‘Bring it on,’ Thomas says of Alps battle with Thibaut PinotGeraint Thomas is confident he is over the blip which left him distanced by key rivals in the Pyrenean stages of the Tour de France over the weekend.Although Thomas was able to cut the...
13:39 2019-07-22

How we met: ‘He had a reputation for playing the field. He sounded really dodgy’ Amanda Woodard, 56, is a journalist and Clive Hopkins, 60, is a screenwriter and teacher. They have been together for 23 years and live in SydneyAmanda and Clive had been hearing about each other for about 10 years before they met. “We had mutual friends and I would always hear about Clive doing thi...
13:39 2019-07-22

Six months on, Juan Guaidó supporters hang on to fading hope in Venezuela Fresh protests to mark half a year after he declared himself interim leader, but Nicolás Maduro remains in powerSol Castro Sánchez was a picture of elation as she took to the streets of Caracas in the days after Juan Guaidó launched his dramatic bid to topple Nicolás Maduro on 23 January.“I guess th...
13:39 2019-07-22

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the need to resolve the issue of the backstop to keep th...
13:39 2019-07-22

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Thousands gathered to watch Chandrayaan-2 take off at 2....
13:39 2019-07-22

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for a week, citing security concerns The airlines paused flights to the Egyptian capital amid tensions tensions over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the region.       ...
13:39 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700 million to settle state and federal investigations into 2017 security breach Equifax has agreed to pay $650 million to settle a series of state and federal investigations into a massive 2017 data breach that left more than 147 million Americans’ names, Social Security numbers, credit-card details and other sensitive information exposed....
13:39 2019-07-22

Man Allegedly Stole $13,900 Worth of Duel Masters Cards, Gets Arrested A thirty-three-year-old man has been arrested by the Tokyo police after he allegedly stole 34 Duel Masters cards worth 1.5 million yen ($13,907)....
13:26 2019-07-22

Robert Morgenthau, longest-serving Manhattan DA, dies at 99 Former Manhattan district attorney and federal prosecutor Robert Morgenthau, who spent more than three decades going after mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers, has died...
13:26 2019-07-22

With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6 Prince George is turning 6 and Kensington Palace is marking the occasion by releasing three new photos of the future king taken by mother Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge...
13:26 2019-07-22

BMW G 310 GS Chinese Knock Off Revealed Of the many things that the Chinese auto industry is known for, one of them is the blatant copy of automotive designs. Complete cars and motorcycles have been replicated in China by the local......
13:26 2019-07-22

100% Of Citroen Cars To Be Electric Or Hybrid By 2025 The number of plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars in the world crossed the 3 million mark at the end of 2017. It went up to 5 million by the end of 2018 and is expected to go to 13 million by 2020.......
13:26 2019-07-22

Save on Razer BlackWidow TE Chroma v2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - [Matte Black]: Green Key Switches - Tactile & Clicky - Chroma RGB Lighting - Magnetic Wrist Rest - Programmable Macro Functionality and more Save on Razer BlackWidow TE Chroma v2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - [Matte Black]: Green Key Switches - Tactile & Clicky - Chroma RGB Lighting - Magnetic Wrist Rest - Programmable Macro Functionality and more...
13:26 2019-07-22

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
13:26 2019-07-22

Portuguese fires under partial control, weather raises concerns Fires that swept across central Portugal for nearly 48 hours were under partial control on Monday, but adverse weather conditions are raising concern they will flare up again....
13:26 2019-07-22

Why Princess Beatrice's reported original 'yuppie' name was vetoed by Queen Elizabeth It took two weeks for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson to announce Princess Beatrice's name, reportedly due to the Queen's rejection of their original choice...
13:26 2019-07-22

London boy, 11, has kickabout with Messi on beach in Antigua A youngster pictured enjoying a kickabout on a Caribbean beach with Lionel Messi and his children has been identified as an 11-year-old from north London....
13:13 2019-07-22

Halliburton profit plunges 85% on impairment, severance charges Halliburton Co reported an 85.3% slump in quarterly profit on Monday, hurt by asset impairment and severance charge as the oilfield services provider continued to cut costs in the face of weak oil prices....
13:13 2019-07-22

Oil prices jump after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose sharply on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf....
13:13 2019-07-22

Wacky, windblown trees grow sideways on New Zealand's southernmost point 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.       ...
13:13 2019-07-22

Costa Rica blames 19 deaths on tainted alcohol, confiscates 30K bottles Several brands of alcohol tested positive for the presence of methanol, a toxic form of alcohol not intended for drinking.       ...
13:13 2019-07-22

Eden Hazard already gets Real Madrid: ‘When you play for this club, you need to win something’ The Belgian star, who commanded the highest transfer price ever paid by the storied Spanish power, gets his unveiling with the club during the International Champions Cup, which includes a Tuesday stop in the Washington area....
13:13 2019-07-22

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
13:13 2019-07-22

Ford's Slumping China Business Hurts Its Global Ambitions Ford’s multibillion-dollar push to expand in China this decade has veered off course, leaving it mired in a slump that is weighing on its future in the world’s largest auto market....
13:13 2019-07-22

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan and also wounded more than 30 people, according t...
13:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Taiwan June export orders fall for 8th month as China demand tumbles Taiwan's export orders contracted for an eighth straight month in June, with global companies increasingly hesitant to make new investments in machinery as the China-U.S. trade war wears on....
13:13 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defences, its foreign minister said on Monday, adding he thinks President Donald Trump wants to avoid such measures....
13:13 2019-07-22

CORRECTED-Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
13:13 2019-07-22

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday - UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
13:13 2019-07-22

Grain trader Bunge to form bioenergy firm with BP U.S. grain trader Bunge Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to form a bioenergy company with oil major BP Plc that will produce ethanol and sugar, and generates renewable electricity....
13:13 2019-07-22

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang to rival Mack Horton: 'You must respect China' Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
13:13 2019-07-22

I learned I could do my job and not feel ashamed of having a baby As a freelancer, I struggled to separate my work from my duties as a parent – until I realised that the two could exist side by sideWas it ethical, I wondered, to put my son down for a nap just so I could make a phone call? Could I hold a voice recorder in one hand, phone in the other and push my ch...
13:00 2019-07-22

‘My oestrogen levels were all over the place’: when men have ‘sympathy pregnancies’ From morning sickness to a swollen belly, some expectant fathers say they share their partners’ symptoms. But how is that possible?Kirsten, 22, knew something strange was happening at about eight weeks into her pregnancy. The classic first trimester symptoms, such as weight gain, food aversions and ...
13:00 2019-07-22

In Salzburg, 'Everyman' is an investment banker The 99th Salzburg Festival began with a repeat of the 2017 staging of Hugo von Hofmannsthal's mystery play "Jedermann." In it, Russian actress Valery Cheplanova is decked out as a vamp in a pants suit....
13:00 2019-07-22

China's Tencent says to work with The Pokemon Co on new game China's Tencent Games said on Monday that its Timi Studio will work with The Pokemon Company, a firm partially owned by Japan's Nintendo, on developing a new game....
13:00 2019-07-22

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
13:00 2019-07-22

Redmi joins the 64MP camera competition with adorable cat picture If you're going to boast about working on a smartphone feature that every other phone company is also working on, you need a particular angle to make your own device stand out, and that's exactly what Redmi has done by sharing a 64MP photo of an adorable cat.Shared by Redmi – an off...
13:00 2019-07-22

UK telco review could be published without Huawei decision The government could publish its long-awaited review of the UK communications market without deciding whether or not Huawei will be able to supply operators with 5G networking equipment.The report was expected to arrive in the Spring but has not yet materialised. Leaks suggested that operators ...
13:00 2019-07-22

AMD could struggle to compete with Intel when it comes to laptop processors AMD has been bringing the heat to its long-term rival Intel recently, with its latest Ryzen 3000 series of processors beating Intel’s offerings when it comes to price, performance and power consumption – but there’s one area where Intel could remain dominant: laptop processors.R...
13:00 2019-07-22

Oracle aims to move all of its on-premise customers in MEA on to cloud in two years Oracle wants to get all of its 4,000 on-premise customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region on to the cloud in the next two years.It is a challenging task but Arun Khekar, senior vice-president for business applications at Oracle for Middle East, Africa and India,said in an exclusive interv...
13:00 2019-07-22

Asus ROG Phone 2 announced and it's the first phone with Snapdragon 855 Plus The world of smartphones for gaming is a closely competitive one, with phones like the Black Shark 2, Razer Phone 2 and the original Asus ROG Phone all vying to be the smartphone you play Fortnite, PUBG Mobile or any other Android game, and now Asus has announced the ROG Phone 2 to add to the compet...
13:00 2019-07-22

Virgin has price drops and fab freebies with its broadband and TV deals this week Virgin's broadband and TV deals are a bit of a hit or miss experience. One day, we're being offered massive cashback and interesting gifts, the next we're questioning free bottles of wine and bizarre incentives.Well right now, Virgin is definitely leaning towards the first option, fir...
13:00 2019-07-22

The iMac: for businesses, not just creatives For many years, the iMac has been an essential tool in the creative industries. After all, when was the last time you saw a graphic designer or video editor opting for a PC? However, many businesses still use PCs under the assumption that Apple products, such as the iMac, are only intended for those...
13:00 2019-07-22

Google takes on Amazon with its new shopping portal Following the feeding frenzy of Amazon Prime Day, Google has debuted its new shopping platform to lure customers with personalized recommendations. The tool is now live in the US, and will welcome you by name and show tailored suggestions if you're logged in with your Google account.Google has ...
13:00 2019-07-22

Samsung Galaxy Space could be the company’s next 2-in-1 laptop Samsung has a fresh Windows device in the pipeline that goes by the name of the ‘Galaxy Space’, at least according to a leaked Geekbench result – although it’s not clear exactly what this piece of hardware might be.Going by the info on Geekbench, the Galaxy Space is runni...
13:00 2019-07-22

Five Converging Forces that Are Driving Technological Evolution Today’s digital age is delivering unparalleled technological innovations in which artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are combining to make devices and enterprises intelligent, responsive and ever more connected. This is paving the way for organisations to turn insig...
13:00 2019-07-22

Virgin TV finally gets Amazon Prime Video Good news for Virgin Media customers: if you have a Virgin TV set top box, you'll now have access to the Amazon Prime Video app.That means no more hooking up your laptop to the TV over HDMI, or weeping over the low resolution of your smartphone when watching Good Omens, The Grand Tour, The Marv...
13:00 2019-07-22

|Mkhwebane:ConCourt'sfindingagainstmesetsbadprecedent Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane says she has 'noted' the judgment against her by the Constitutional Court on Monday which will require her to personally pay 15% of the fees incurred by the SA Reserve Bank in the Absa/Bankorp matter....
13:00 2019-07-22

|MarketsLIVE:Randstableinmorningtrade In a note to clients on Monday morning Bianca Botes of Peregrine Treasury Solutions said the local currency's focus remains on an anticipated Federal Reserve interest rate cut....
13:00 2019-07-22

|LIVE:FallingoilpricesresultedinErinEnergy'sbankruptcy-Matjila Former PIC CEO Dan Matjila will continue his testimony before the commission of inquiry, providing evidence on various investments the asset manager has made....
13:00 2019-07-22

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure Mike Montgomery was traded from the Cubs to Kansas City, but the left-hander's place in Chicago history is secure       ...
13:00 2019-07-22

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug       ...
13:00 2019-07-22

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting, Jones faces former Orioles teammates, Yankees-Twins, Athletics-Astros, Woodruff injured       ...
13:00 2019-07-22

2019 NFL record projections: Can Chargers prevent a Patriots run to Super Bowl LIV? USA TODAY Sports releases it annual NFL record projections. Will the New England Patriots reach a fourth straight Super Bowl?       ...
13:00 2019-07-22

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand....
12:52 2019-07-22

Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday's European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details....
12:52 2019-07-22

Hyundai Motor lays out U.S. recovery plan, places hope on new SUV models South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co laid out its U.S. sales turnaround plan on Monday with an expanded line-up of sport-utility vehicles (SUV), after posting its biggest quarterly profit jump in seven years....
12:52 2019-07-22

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday....
12:52 2019-07-22

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf....
12:52 2019-07-22

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices....
12:52 2019-07-22

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts Bayer AG , facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages....
12:52 2019-07-22

Robert Mueller 'has evidence Donald Trump is guilty of impeachable crimes' Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Donald Trump includes "very substantial evidence" that the US President is guilty of crimes, according to a top Democrat....
12:52 2019-07-22

Grenfell families' 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....
12:52 2019-07-22

'Unacceptable behaviour' and 'neglectful management' fuelling Fraud Office failures The effectiveness of the Serious Fraud Office in fighting corporate crime is being undermined by "unacceptable behaviour" and "neglectful management", a watchdog warned today....
12:52 2019-07-22

Britain already at 'significant risk' of recession due to Brexit, leading economists warn Britain has been so hard hit by Brexit that there is a "significant risk" that it is already tipping into recession, leading economists warned today....
12:52 2019-07-22

Hyundai Santro Gets A Price Hike Of Rs. 25,000 On The Base Trim Hyundai Motor India has silently hiked prices on the Santro line-up that now starts at Rs. 4.15 lakh for the base trim. Launched late last year, the automaker has now discontinued the entry-level......
12:52 2019-07-22

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshisekedi and those of former leader Joseph Kabila, police have said....
12:52 2019-07-22

Widow of baseball great Roy Halladay delivers emotional Hall of Fame tribute The widow of Roy Halladay, the longtime Toronto Blue Jays ace who died in a plane crash two years ago, delivered an emotional speech at Cooperstown Sunday as her husband was inducted into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame....
12:39 2019-07-22

India's moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole India launched a rocket into space on Monday to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
12:39 2019-07-22

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
12:39 2019-07-22

Rupee, Other Emerging Market Currencies Fall As Oil Prices Surge Underpinning the dollar, investors on Friday tempered expectations for deep US interest rate cuts later this month, though a quarter-point cut is still widely expected....
12:39 2019-07-22

Reliance Industries Shares Gain After Earnings Beat Street Estimates Reliance share price: Reliance Industries average gross refining margin came in at $8.1 per barrel for the June quarter, the lowest in 18 quarters. Reliance Industries shares had declined by Rs 44.1 -......
12:39 2019-07-22

Kotak Bank Shares Fall Over 3% Ahead Of Earnings Kotak Mahindra Bank shares, Kotak Mahindra Bank earnings: On the BSE, the Kotak Mahindra Bank stock opened at Rs 1,500 apiece - nearly unchanged from its previous close - and declined to as much as......
12:39 2019-07-22

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear weather as scheduled at...
12:26 2019-07-22

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
12:26 2019-07-22

SEE IT: Believed great white shark breaches water in Cape Cod, stuns family on fishing boat A family aboard a sportfishing boat off Cape Cod Bay on Saturday got a serious taste of life under the sea after a shark breached the water right in front of their eyes....
12:26 2019-07-22

Yukiya Amano, Head of the I.A.E.A. Nuclear Watchdog Group, Dies at 72 Mr. Amano led the agency for nearly a decade, including a critical period during which it monitored Iran’s nuclear activities under a deal signed in 2015....
12:26 2019-07-22

New Zealand Plans New Round of Gun Restrictions, Including Registry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a second set of proposals following a ban on semiautomatic weapons in response to a deadly shooting at two mosques....
12:26 2019-07-22

Elon Musk promises longer, curved tunnel for future Hyperloop contests In a departure from previous years, next year's Hyperloop competition will be held in a six mile curved vacuum tunnel. Previously, the competition was held in a straight ¾ mile test tunnel which is located at SpaceX's headquarters in Hawthorne......
12:26 2019-07-22

Facebook's prototype VR bangle squeezes and vibrates your wrists If VR is ever going to go mainstream, it's going to need to ditch the bulky accessories while still letting people interact with the virtual world. It's an idea that researchers at Facebook's Reality Labs are developing with a prototype called Tasbi.......
12:26 2019-07-22

Iron Man’s ‘Learning to Fly’ breaks down what it means to be inside the suit In a YouTube video titled “Learning to Fly” embedded above and a PS blog post, Camouflaj discusses how they tried to nail that feeling of what it means to be Iron Man.Read More...
12:26 2019-07-22

Sennder raises $70 million amid road freight tech boom Sennder, a platform and marketplace that connects commercial shippers with smaller freight carriers, has raised $70 million in a series C round of funding.Read More...
12:26 2019-07-22

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
12:13 2019-07-22

| WATCH: Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters Anger has soared in Hong Kong over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by a mob of suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, one critically, in a dramatic escalation of the political violence plaguing the financial hub....
12:13 2019-07-22

Moonday Morning: South Korea lost $2.3 billion to cryptocurrency crimes over last 2 years Welcome to Monday, and welcome to another Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s take a look. 1. Damage from cryptocurrency-related crimes in South Korea over the last two years is estimated to be $2.3 billion (2.7 trillion Won), acc...
12:13 2019-07-22

India’s Chandrayaan-2 rocket launch is a success India finally launched its pioneering Chandrayaan-2 successfully today. The country’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched a moon rover with GSLV MK-III, India’s most powerful rocket, at 2.43 PM IST.  #ISRO#GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts-off from Sriharikota carrying #Chandrayaan2 O...
12:13 2019-07-22

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt. Wong Ching-kit, also known as “Coin Young Master,” fessed up to the stunt and accepted charges for “committing a nuisance in a public place,” South C...
12:13 2019-07-22

India's moon mission blasts off after delay India's space agency has launched its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
12:13 2019-07-22

French TV crew arrested in Australia at anti-coal protest Well-known journalist Hugo Clement and his documentary crew were arrested for blocking a railway. Protestors said they were detained without being warned or asked to move....
12:13 2019-07-22

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
12:13 2019-07-22

Bretton Woods at 75: Has the system reached its limits? 75 years ago, the Bretton Woods conference laid the foundations for much of today's global economic order. But the system is facing a serious threat from growing nationalism and protectionism worldwide....
12:13 2019-07-22

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
12:13 2019-07-22

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, which can be considered complicit. And that could cost them....
12:13 2019-07-22

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
12:13 2019-07-22

Galileo satellite navigation system back in action after partial outage Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo, is fully functioning once again after just over a week of limited operations. During that time, the emergency alarm functions remained in service....
12:13 2019-07-22

Amy Winehouse: A tragic life that still resonates Amy Winehouse was an exceptional talent whose wild and too brief career was cut short eight years ago today. On July 23, 2011, the soul singer died of alcohol poisoning and became yet another member of the "27 Club."...
12:13 2019-07-22

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, which offers a lot more than just new faces, says DW's Bernd Johann....
12:13 2019-07-22

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
12:13 2019-07-22

Joe Biden’s claim that he got ‘150,000 combat troops out of Iraq’ Biden had a big hand in withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq during Obama’s first term. But he was still the vice president during Obama’s second term, when thousands of U.S. troops returned to the country....
12:13 2019-07-22

Board of Supervisors to vote on new migrant shelter location TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors will meet 9 a.m. Monday to decide whether to lease the former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services for $100 dollars a year. If the board okays the lease, the former juvenile jail, which now sits empty, will become the new temp...
12:01 2019-07-22

'Pogba brings everyone together at United,' says Mata "Juan Mata has called on his team-mate Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester United, stating that the Frenchman is a positive influence around the Old Trafford dressing-room."...
12:00 2019-07-22

Alderweireld committed to Spurs as £25m release clause expiry draws near "Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld insists he remains focused on preparing for the new Premier League season with his current club, despite speculation regarding his future."...
12:00 2019-07-22

'Shouldn’t we be chasing?' - Thomas’ big mistake on Stage 15 "Geraint Thomas and Team Ineos had a dilemma on Stage 15 at the Tour de France, with How The Race Was Won’s Cosmo Catalano hinting that they made the wrong decision…"...
12:00 2019-07-22

Wiggins: Thomas in 'prime position' to win Tour in best race for years "Despite struggling behind Julian Alaphilippe for much of the 2019 Tour de France, Geraint Thomas is still perfectly poised to retain his crown, according to Bradley Wiggins in his latest Eurosport podcast."...
12:00 2019-07-22

Fans Mourn The Kyoto Animation Tragedy Last week, a fire set at Kyoto Animation left dozens injured and thirty-four people dead. There has been an outpouring of support from fans around the world. In Kyoto, some fans have been bringing flowers in memory of those who lost their lives and to pray for the injured....
12:00 2019-07-22

Cupra previews first EV ahead of Frankfurt reveal Cupra's first EV will ride high and sport a rakish coupé-style roofline Seat sub-brand's electric pioneer will sport design influenced by both SUVs and sports coupes Cupra will reveal its first fully electric vehicle, which it says will combine elements of a sports coupé and an SUV, at this year’...
12:00 2019-07-22

Stellar debut for China's Nasdaq-style board adds $44 billion in market cap Trading on China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit a fever pitch on Monday, sending shares up as much as 520%, increasing the firms' combined value by $44 billion and surpassing the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride....
12:00 2019-07-22

Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data center business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" for acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centers....
12:00 2019-07-22

Oregon students will be able to take 'mental health days' off, thanks to teen activists The measure is an effort to combat the epidemic of suicide, which is Oregon's second leading cause of death among those ages 10 to 34.        ...
12:00 2019-07-22

With over 40K blacked out, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rips Con Edison: 'They should have been better prepared' New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed electricity company Con Edison for blackouts in Brooklyn and Queens on Sunday night amid a heat wave.        ...
12:00 2019-07-22

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies fall as Fed rate-cut outlook scaled back Emerging-market assets fell on Monday as expectations dwindled for an aggressive interest-rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, while the introduction in China of a Nasdaq-styled index pulled investment away from existing indices....
12:00 2019-07-22

Acacia investor Odey to back Barrick's final offer British hedge fund Odey Asset Management said on Monday it intends to vote, on behalf of its clients, in favour of Barrick Gold Corp's final offer to buy out its fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining....
12:00 2019-07-22

Toshiba Memory sees 'good chance' of M&A in push for data centre business Japan's Toshiba Memory said there was a "good chance" for acquisitions as it pushes to increase its share of the market for advanced storage products used in data centres....
12:00 2019-07-22

Indonesia extends Corridor natural gas block contract for 20 years Indonesia has agreed to extend the production sharing contract for the Corridor natural gas block with ConocoPhillips, Spain's Repsol SA and Pertamina, Deputy Energy Minister Arcandra Tahar said on Monday....
12:00 2019-07-22

Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, leaving dozens injured....
12:00 2019-07-22

The Latest: India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem...
11:52 2019-07-22

Trump welcomes Pakistan’s troubled leader Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s meeting with the president will be a get-together of two celebrity gadflies turned rabble-rousing, nationalist politicians....
11:52 2019-07-22

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capital’s water supplies had been contaminated with har...
11:52 2019-07-22

Memorial to mark Icelandic glacier lost to climate crisis ‘Letter to the future’ warns that all glaciers will share fate of Okjökull without urgent actionThe first of Iceland’s 400 glaciers to be lost to the climate crisis will be remembered with a memorial plaque – and a sombre warning for the future – to be unveiled by scientists and local people next mo...
11:52 2019-07-22

Zip-wire calamity to wild rugby tackles: The comedic face of UK's Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting moments of the 2012 Olympic Games....
11:52 2019-07-22

Georgia woman dies after driving water scooter at high speed into shoreline A Georgia woman died after driving a water scooter at high speed into the shoreline of a lake in northeast Georgia on Saturday, the state's Department of Natural Resources said, bringing this year's death toll at popular Lake Lanier to 12....
11:52 2019-07-22

Jio to Focus on Subscriber Numbers, Not Tariffs Reliance Industries plans to remain focused on subscriber additions rather than chase higher tariffs for its Jio telecoms business, a top company executive said....
11:39 2019-07-22

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off In Historic Moment For ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
11:39 2019-07-22

Huawei Watch 3 looks to be the company's next smartwatch Over the last few years Huawei has turned its back on Wear OS, as it pursued its own smartwatch tech with the LightOS-toting Huawei Watch GT, but it looks like the company may be making a comeback in the smartwatch space.According to Bluetooth regulation filings spotted by GadgetsAndWearables, it lo...
11:13 2019-07-22

Bolton meets Japanese officials to discuss Iran, South Korea U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has held talks with Japanese officials, presumably to discuss a U.S.-led military coalition to safeguard shipping in the Strait of Hormuz amid escalating tensions in the region...
11:13 2019-07-22

Michael Pollan worries we don't know enough to legalise psychedelic drugs Speaking in Melbourne, the journalist who has become synonymous with the conversation on psychedelics explains why it’s complicatedTo some, Michael Pollan is the game changer of the psychedelic conversation; to others, who have concerns, the gatekeeper.The journalist’s sixth book, How to Change Your...
10:52 2019-07-22

Mystery of Chedworth's 1,800-year-old Roman glass shard solved Find sheds fresh light on wealth and influence of ex-inhabitants of National Trust propertyA fragment from a Roman bottle so exceptionally rare that it has taken glass experts from around the world two years to conclusively identify it has been discovered thousands of miles from where it was made.Th...
10:52 2019-07-22

Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his allies Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will likely defend his deadly anti-drug campaign and his non-confrontational approach to China in territorial disputes when he gives his state of the nation address later Monday...
10:52 2019-07-22

13 Diet Tips For Pregnant Women To Follow This Monsoon Season Pregnant women in particular should choose foods carefully that are nutritious yet light on the stomach, as monsoon brings along several gastrointestinal disturbances....
10:52 2019-07-22

Trump says he wants to meet with Schumer on border issue President Trump late Sunday said in a Twitter post that he intends to set up a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after the New York Democrat recently toured a detention center and called the conditions there "inhumane." ...
10:52 2019-07-22

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. The bill would allow excused school absences for mental or behavioral health and is a victory for youth activists — who also unsuccessfully fought for ...
10:52 2019-07-22

All the Amazing Cosplay We Witnessed at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Day 3 Witness me! San Diego Comic-Con is entering its final day, but the cosplay showcase is far from over. io9's latest video and photos highlight the fantastic looks from Saturday—arguably the best day for cosplay at San Diego Comic-Con. Excelsior, my friends. Excelsior.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

Former NASA Intern Scores $1.82 Million for Moon Landing Tapes He Bought at Auction Former NASA intern Gary George sold off three of the agency’s videotapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing for $1.82 million at auction house Sotheby’s on Saturday, the 50th anniversary of the event, CNN reported.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

Tom King, Doc Shaner, and Mitch Gerads' Next DC Series Is Strange Adventures The creative minds behind the Eisner-award-winning Mister Miracle are reuniting—and throwing in an old friend who helped King on one of the most interesting Green Lantern short stories—to bring Adam Strange back to the DC universe in a big way.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

Westworld's Comic-Con Panel Dove Into the Murky Ethics of A.I., in Our World and Delos' More than a year has passed since we got the explosive finale of Westworld season two and it’ll be several more months until we find out what happens next. However, at Comic-Con 2019, the show’s creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy took the stage with stars Thandie Newton, Aaron Paul, Tessa Thompson...
10:39 2019-07-22

RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia have apologized after livestreaming a press conference on the murder of an American woman and an Australian man on Facebook Live with an augmented reality “cat filter” turned on, per the Daily Beast.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

At Snowpiercer's SDCC Panel, All Anyone Could Talk About Was the Cows TBS’s Snowpiercer debuted its first trailer at its San Diego Comic-Con panel, along with an extended scene giving us a look at what’s to come. The action was impressive, making the audience feel just as jostled and terrified as the folks on the train. But the real victims were the cows—and after the...
10:39 2019-07-22

Young Justice Is Coming Back for Season 4 Much like one of its newest heroes Halo, Young Justice is a series that keeps on avoiding death in part because of the people who love it so dearly. You can try to keep it down, and even cancel it, but it just keeps coming back stronger.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

The Coolest Star Wars and Marvel Reveals Hasbro Brought to Comic-Con Every San Diego Comic-Con, Hasbro lifts the lid on what fans can expect from its line of toys and collectibles from the galaxy far, far away as well as the comics and movie universes of Marvel. This year is no exception, with everything from some very cute Star Wars figures to...Squirrel Girl on a m...
10:39 2019-07-22

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

Supergirl's Media Landscape Is Getting More Intense With New Arrivals and a Major Exit in Season 5 During yesterday’s Supergirl season five panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and crew took to the stage to both debut the first trailer for the next leg of Kara’s adventure, and to shed a little light about some newcomers who are on their way to shake things up in National City.Read more......
10:39 2019-07-22

Dungeons & Dragons Is Celebrating 5 Years of the 5th Edition With a Gorgeous Return to Its First Adventure When Dungeons & Dragons rebooted its ruleset for its 5th official edition back in 2014, alongside the rules, Wizards of the Coast offered an epic battle against Tiamat herself as the first adventure for new heroes to deal with. Now, five years on, they’re revisiting it for a special, and rather ...
10:39 2019-07-22

Saving an Ice Shelf, Lunar Conspiracies, and the Butterfly Effect: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week The third week of July 2019 is past us—and if you live in much of the Midwest or the East Coast, it’s been one helluva hot one with a heat wave breaking one-day temperature records in NYC and conditions in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati compared to Death Valley and Nairobi respectively. And while i...
10:39 2019-07-22

Why the next Tory leader may not become PM on Wednesday The arrival of the 77th prime minister on Wednesday will mark the first time in history the officeholder has been selected by a party membership rather than MPs or the wider electorate - and rarely has this transfer of power been marked by such uncertainty....
10:39 2019-07-22

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
10:39 2019-07-22

Chinese tech shares leap up to 500% as Nasdaq-style market launches Star listing of domestic tech firms is seen as an attempt to bypass US markets in trade warChina’s tech scene was handed a fresh vote of confidence as investors piled into Shanghai’s new Nasdaq-style stock exchange and sent shares skyrocketing up to 500%.The launch of the Star listing of domestic te...
10:39 2019-07-22

David Spade Is Back on TV, Even Though He Never Left The actor and comic has thrived as a professional second-banana, even as he endured painful losses in his personal life. A new late-night show could give him a kind of relevance he’s never had before....
10:39 2019-07-22

Xinjiang's Uyghurs didn't choose to be Muslim, new Chinese report says China has delved back centuries in an attempt to justify its alleged mass detention of up to two million Uyghurs and other minorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang....
10:26 2019-07-22

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament....
10:26 2019-07-22

Chandrayaan-2: Second try for India as it shoots for the moon India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
10:26 2019-07-22

Con Ed taking 30K people off power for repairs, says de Blasio The move, which was announced in a tweet by Mayor de Blasio, was ultimately done so Con Ed could "make repairs and prevent a bigger outage" following the string of blackouts that were reported earlier in the day....
10:13 2019-07-22

NYPD detective to meet new ‘forever family’ after kidney donation NYPD Detective Michael Lollo and Pennsylvania mom Ruth Tisak have never met — but the two are forever connected. In fact, their first formal interaction of any kind came on social media. “Hello Ruth. It seems you might have gotten my left kidney,” Lollo wrote to Tisak on Facebook, a few weeks after ...
10:13 2019-07-22

Mysterious ‘untouched’ In-N-Out burger found lying on Queens street This isn’t a nothingburger. A New York man found a pristine In-N-Out double double sitting untouched on a Queens block — and told The Post on Sunday that he’s in “shock” over the case of mystery meat. “It genuinely shook me to my core,” Lincoln Boehm, 31, sa...
10:13 2019-07-22

Police release footage of gunman who struck an 11-year-old in East Harlem Police released surveillance footage from the moment a gunman opened fire on a crowded East Harlem street on Sunday, striking an 11-year-old boy in the leg. Cops said they are searching for the gunman who fired off the shots at 3:22 p.m. near the intersection of Madison Ave and E. 108th Street. The ...
10:13 2019-07-22

Suspected mob boss killer thought victim was ‘prominent member of the deep state’ The man accused of gunning down a Mafia kingpin on Staten Island wasn’t intending to kill a mob boss that day, his lawyer says. In his eyes, Anthony Comello was taking out “a prominent member of the deep state” — whom he allegedly tried to “arrest” at first. “He a...
10:13 2019-07-22

Pirates steal cash and shoes in Korean cargo ship robbery Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship in the South China Sea early on Monday, stealing thousands of dollars in cash and even the sailors' shoes, South Korean authorities said....
10:13 2019-07-22

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater influence in the Pacific....
10:13 2019-07-22

New Zealand plans firearm register, tighter licensing amid gun law reforms New Zealand on Monday said it aims to establish a national register for firearms, tighten licensing rules and ban visitors from buying guns, in a second set of reforms introduced in response to a mass shooting in March....
10:13 2019-07-22

Ukraine's president party on course to win majority in new parliament Ukraine's presidential party Servant of the People was on course to win a parliamentary majority at 0615 GMT when more than 40 percent of votes had been counted, according to data from the election commission....
10:13 2019-07-22

Japan's Abe says will make every effort to reduce tension with Iran Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to guard strategic waters off Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-22

Japan's Abe vows flexible steps in case of downside economic risks Japan stands ready to take all possible steps flexibly and without hesitation when downside risks to the economy emerge, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, as a simmering Sino-U.S. trade war clouds the outlook for the export-reliant economy....
10:13 2019-07-22

Iran says breaks up CIA spy ring, some sentenced to death: report Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-22

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
10:13 2019-07-22

Australia detains French TV crew filming anti-coal protest A French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland....
10:13 2019-07-22

Israel begins to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears Israeli forces began demolishing buildings near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism....
10:13 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protesters violated 'One Country, Two Systems' bottom line: Foreign Ministry The behavior of some "radical" Hong Kong protesters violates the bottom line of the "One Country, Two Systems" formula through which Beijing administers the territory, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-22

Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by suspected gang members at a train station on the weekend....
10:13 2019-07-22

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72 U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday, just as he was preparing to step down because of an unspecified illness....
10:13 2019-07-22

Kenya's chief prosecutor to charge finance minister over graft Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other officials will face charges over corruption related to the construction of two dams, the chief prosecutor said on Monday....
10:13 2019-07-22

Air strikes kill at least 20 in rebel-held city in Syria, rescuers say Air strikes on a popular market and residential neighborhoods killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on one of the main opposition-held cities in northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
10:13 2019-07-22

Philips second-quarter results top estimates as growth picks up Dutch health technology company Philips on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for its hospital equipment in China and the United States....
10:13 2019-07-22

Swiss private bank Julius Baer posts 19% decline in adjusted net profit for the first half Swiss private bank Julius Baer posted a 19% decline in adjusted net profit in the first six months of 2019 as tepid trading continued from its wealthy clients....
10:13 2019-07-22

Super-fast internet from satellites is the next big thing in the space race Adam Gilmour from Gilmour Space Technologies says private companies are looking to launch thousands of small satellites into space that can provide high-speed broadband anywhere on the planet....
10:13 2019-07-22

Following 19 deaths since June, Costa Rica has confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol that could be toxic Several brands of alcohol tested positive for the presence of methanol, a toxic form of alcohol not intended for drinking.       ...
10:13 2019-07-22

India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants-source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
10:00 2019-07-22

French bank Natixis says there are no talks over possible offer for Coface French bank Natixis said on Monday that it was not in talks over a possible takeover offer for Coface, the credit insurance subsidiary in which Natixis has a stake of around 41.7%....
10:00 2019-07-22

Nikkei dips on fading U.S. rate cut views, earnings caution Japanese shares dipped on Monday as hopes for a large U.S. Federal Reserve rate cut faded and investors took a cautious stance ahead of the domestic earnings seasons, which starts this week....
10:00 2019-07-22

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on July 22 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Monday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-time economic data releases.................. ...
10:00 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
10:00 2019-07-22

METALS-Nickel falls from 13-month high as buying spree pauses Nickel prices dropped on Monday as a rally that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year started to lose steam....
10:00 2019-07-22

Euro stocks inch higher as Italy steadies European shares were flat to marginally higher in early trading on Monday, with Italian shares recovering some ground after a bout of selling driven by political nerves as all eyes moved to this week's meeting of the European Central Bank....
10:00 2019-07-22

Fire forces Philadelphia Energy Solutions to file for bankruptcy again Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in less than two years on Sunday, a court filing showed, a month after a fire and explosion led to the permanent shutdown of the biggest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast....
10:00 2019-07-22

Scientists scramble to learn why monarch butterflies are dying so quickly Scientists across the country are scrambling to learn why monarch butterflies are disappearing at such an alarming rate as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers listing the butterfly as endangered....
10:00 2019-07-22

Roy Halladay’s widow delivers emotional Hall of Fame induction speech “We all struggle, but with hard work, humility and dedication, imperfect people can still have perfect moments,” Brandy Halladay told the crowd in Cooperstown, N.Y....
10:00 2019-07-22

Who’s responsible for domestic abuse witnessed by online tutors? In a piece co-published by Wired and EdSurge last week, Emily Tate detailed a troubling facet of the burgeoning online video teaching industry. According to US-based English tutors she spoke with, some of their young students in China were being beaten and scolded by their parents for making mistake...
09:52 2019-07-22

How to watch India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission launch live Events celebrating the 50th year of Apollo 11 Moon landing are underway, but India is gearing up for its own second mission to the moon. Dubbed Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission was originally scheduled for last Monday, but a technical snag resulted in it being aborted an hour before take-off. Less t...
09:52 2019-07-22

Metro Bank confirms loan book sale talks Troubled high street lender Metro Bank has confirmed that it is in talks "regarding the potential sale of a loan portfolio" - after details emerged of a possible deal with a major US hedge fund....
09:52 2019-07-22

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report Iran’s Intelligence Ministry on Monday said it uncovered a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency spy ring, arrested 17 suspects and sentenced some to death, according to a report from the country’s semi-official news agency said....
09:39 2019-07-22

Fashion Nova stuns shoppers with extreme jeans you can't wear undies with FASHION Nova has released skinny jeans that are held together by buckles. The design features so many cut-outs that it's impossible to wear undies with....
09:39 2019-07-22

Britain's beaming Prince George celebrates sixth birthday Britain's Prince George turned six on Monday with his parents releasing pictures of their grinning eldest son wearing an England soccer shirt to mark the occasion....
09:39 2019-07-22

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
09:26 2019-07-22

| Japan's Abe claims victory in upper house election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has claimed victory for his ruling coalition in the upper house election, but appeared to fail to secure a "super majority" in the chamber in support of his dream to amend the nation's pacifist constitution....
09:26 2019-07-22

Zip-Wire Episode, Wild Rugby Tackles: The Comedic Face Of Boris Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicise a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting......
09:13 2019-07-22

The Warm-Up: Zidane has Bale beef regardless of the denials "Zinedine Zidane and Gareth Bale have beef, no doubt. Harry Maguire could do with having a little extra speed for £80 million and Celtic said what we were all thinking. Plus Harry Kane just out Firminoed Roberto Firmino and MLS has a defending problem."...
09:13 2019-07-22

Former Manhattan DA Morgenthau dead at 99 He seemed almost like he was out of Central Casting -- tall and patrician, with a cultivated above-the-fray presence. And in fact, former Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau inspired some television casting of his own, as the model for the avuncular character of prosecutor Adam Schiff, ...
09:13 2019-07-22

Fake bloody legs appear at memorial for Cape Cod shark-attack victim Officials in Cape Cod are working to find out the person behind the lifelike fake legs that keep popping up at a memorial for a bodyboarder who died there in September after being mauled by a great white shark....
09:13 2019-07-22

Circuit breakers trip, shares soar as China's Nasdaq-style bourse debuts Trading hit a fever pitch, with shares rocketing as much as 520%, as China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms debuted on Monday, with valuations exceeding even the expectations of veteran investors braced for a wild ride....
09:13 2019-07-22

Distraught dog owner appeals for help after Chihuahua is snatched by seagull from garden in Devon A distraught dog owner is appealing for help after a seagull reportedly swooped down and carried her miniature Chihuahua away from her garden in its beak....
09:00 2019-07-22

Analysts urge caution as stocks on Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board surge The first tranche of companies on China's latest Nasdaq-style tech board started trading on Monday, with all the stocks seeing strong gains on their public debut, though some are cautioning against jumping headlong into the action....
09:00 2019-07-22

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible things they have said"....
09:00 2019-07-22

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character might choose to have an abortion. She also chats to Mary Flanagan of Tiltfactor about the potential impact games can have on changing opinions Continue ...
09:00 2019-07-22

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontbencher David Littleproud has accused the states of doing “bugger all” to stop animal activists invading farms, as the Coalition government prepares to ...
08:52 2019-07-22

|ConCourttoruleonpersonalcostorderagainstPublicProtector The apex court is set to rule on whether Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane should be held personally liable for a portion of the legal costs the SA Reserve Bank incurred to overturn the findings of her Absa/Bankorp report....
08:52 2019-07-22

Pakistan Needs To Mobilize Tax Revenue, Cut Debt, Says IMF Pakistan needs to mobilize domestic tax revenue to ensure funds for social and development programs, while reducing debt, the acting director of the International Monetary Fund said on Sunday after a......
08:52 2019-07-22

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Engineer Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
08:52 2019-07-22

India Will Achieve 8% Growth From 2020-21: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has voiced confidence that India will achieve economic growth of 8 per cent plus from fiscal year 2020-21 onwards as structural reforms like the GST are set to......
08:52 2019-07-22

Karnataka Speaker Summons Rebel Lawmakers Tomorrow Amid Trust Vote Row Karnataka's rebel lawmakers, who have endangered the survival of the Congress-Janata Dal Secular government, have been summoned by the Speaker tomorrow following the ruling coalition's request that......
08:52 2019-07-22

Quack, 2 Aides Arrested for Performing Illegal Abortions In Maharashtra A quack and his two aides, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions at a nursing home in Akola city of Maharashtra, police said on Monday....
08:52 2019-07-22

ISRO To Launch Chandrayaan-2 At 2:43 pm Today: Live Updates The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
08:52 2019-07-22

Top Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Seeking Floor Test In Karnataka The Supreme Court on Monday refused to urgently list a plea of two Independent Karnataka MLAs seeking holding of floor test forthwith, but said it may consider listing of the petition Tuesday....
08:52 2019-07-22

Chandrayaan 2 Mission Launch : When And Where To Watch Live Streaming The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
08:52 2019-07-22

Amending RTI Act Will Affect Information Commissions: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed the Centre's move to amend the RTI Act, alleging that it will end the independence of central and states information commissions....
08:52 2019-07-22

YouTuber caught speeding in new Lamborghini pays ticket, makes donation to police The YouTuber behind the popular channel “Hoovie’s Garage” was caught speeding in a brand new Lamborghini on Friday and reportedly donated a matching amount of the ticket to an officer’s fund....
08:52 2019-07-22

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
08:52 2019-07-22

Aural sex: erotic podcast offers stories to stimulate your ears Unlike visual pornography, Dipsea is ‘about your imagination’, its founders sayFor the team at Dipsea, a podcast app that releases erotic sex-positive audio stories, the crucial piece in any of their shorts is the listener’s imagination.In a world where so much of readily available pornography is vi...
08:52 2019-07-22

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong when Sally*, a domestic worker, was woken and told she needed to leave immediately. As she lay on the sofa, confused, Sally saw her employer standing ove...
08:52 2019-07-22

Pompeii row erupts between rival scientific factions Volcanologists say excavations by archaeologists are destroying useful clues about lava flowIt is one of the most ambitious archaeological missions ever undertaken. The Great Pompeii Project promises remarkable discoveries about life in the Roman empire, including the genetic profiles of the town’s ...
08:52 2019-07-22

China denies Uighurs' Turkic descent and says 'hostile forces' trying to split country The government said ‘hostile forces’ wanted to break China apart and called the region of Xinjiang an ‘inseparable’ part of China The far northwestern region of Xinjiang is an “inseparable” part of China despite efforts by extremists to distort history and facts in a bid to split the country, the Ch...
08:52 2019-07-22

'Our paychecks bounced': workers face uncertainty after mines shut down Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notified by her bank that her husband’s most recent paycheck had bounced, leaving their account more than $1,000 in the red. Her husband had worked as a coal...
08:52 2019-07-22

Strangerer things: what's next for the Netflix smash? A mixed third season has been a record-breaking hit leading to speculation over what’s next for the fantasy adventure seriesThere are spoilers for Stranger Things 3 aheadThere will be more Stranger Things. How much more, though, is quite another matter. Although the Duffer brothers have mooted the p...
08:52 2019-07-22

Stranded in Pakistan: why did the Home Office deny a baby a visa? Nina Saleh, a British resident for 20 years, travelled to Pakistan to adopt a baby and was then repeatedly denied a visa, leaving her trapped abroad for months on end. Plus: Zoe Williams on what her time as a waitress taught her about being a good diner In 2018 Nina Saleh, a British resident, travel...
08:52 2019-07-22

As a psychiatrist, if I had severe depression I’d choose the ‘barbaric’ therapy | Mariam Alexander Things have moved on from the era of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. ECT is one of the best treatments availableIt might come as quite a surprise to learn that, as a psychiatrist, if I ever had the misfortune to develop severe depression, my treatment of choice would be electroconvulsive therapy (E...
08:52 2019-07-22

Why you don’t hear Trump or Farage talking about the tech revolution | John Harris Protecting people against the chaos wreaked by automation should be a priority. But populists would rather talk about tradeThis week’s nightmare is the arrival of Boris Johnson; the autumn brings the Brexit watershed. Soon after, the 2020 US election takes shape, compounding the sense that politics ...
08:52 2019-07-22

Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights British Columbia has doubled height limits allowed for timber towers – and countries around the world are following suitBritish Columbia is no stranger to wooden giants. Along its western coast, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce trees topping 60 meters in height have in some cases weathered nearly a mill...
08:52 2019-07-22

How dangerous is stoned driving? The way THC operates in the body makes it hard to gauge its impacts, and plenty of drivers think it doesn’t affect themNobody recommends driving while high.But years into legalization, it’s not clear if stoned drivers have become a hazard that demands a response. Even if they were, nobody would know...
08:52 2019-07-22

From tragic to magic: what's the best Disney remake so far? As The Lion King roars into cinemas, the CGI spectacle continues an ever-expanding line of flashy new takes on the studio’s library of animated classicsDisney’s new remake of The Lion King roared into theaters over the weekend, arriving as the culmination of a decade-long endeavor to revitalize (or ...
08:52 2019-07-22

‘If others have rifles, we’ll have rifles’: why leftist groups are taking up arms Armed antifascists groups say they want to protect events from other malicious and potentially armed groups – a phenomenon that is becoming more and more commonThe van lumbered down one of Seattle’s many steep hills. A half dozen people packed inside but despite the heat, most wore long pants and bo...
08:52 2019-07-22

Gorillas, charcoal and the fight for survival in Congo's rainforest | Peter Beaumont A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the landOn a scarred hillside on the edge of the Kahuzi-Biéga national park, smoke rises from the once-forested slope as men cut down trees and burn them for charcoal. Suddenl...
08:52 2019-07-22

Ukraine election: rock star set for coalition talks with comedian-turned-president President ready for talks with singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk as exit polls point to victory but as part of coalitionAs if a comedian becoming the president wasn’t enough, Ukraine now has a rock star as a potential political kingmaker.Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, the 44-year-old lead singer of rock band Okean...
08:52 2019-07-22

Breaking up is harder to do in Denmark after divorce law changes Couples planning to split must wait three months and undergo counsellingWith one of the highest divorce rates in western Europe, Denmark would like breaking up to be a little harder to do – while making sure that when it does happen, the fallout is made less painful for everyone concerned.Until rece...
08:52 2019-07-22

'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack Police accused of doing nothing to stop suspected triads storming train station and beating people including women and childrenPro-democracy activists and lawmakers in Hong Kong have accused the police of standing by as men dressed in white attacked commuters late on Sunday, leaving 45 hospitalised,...
08:52 2019-07-22

Natalie Portman confirmed as Mighty Thor in Marvel sequel Actor will reprise Dr Jane Foster character who takes on Thor’s powers in Thor: Love and ThunderNatalie Portman will take up the mantle of Thor in the upcoming Marvel sequel Thor: Love and Thunder, announced on Saturday.Stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, and director Taika Waititi, will also ...
08:52 2019-07-22

Mariano Rivera closes Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony in style There were tears and there was laughter throughout the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but the main attraction Sunday was Mariano Rivera.       ...
08:26 2019-07-22

Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem The controversial move came after Israel finally won a legal battle against residents of Sur Baher. Israel says the buildings are a safety issue, but Palestinians argue that the government wants the land for settlements....
08:26 2019-07-22

BMW iNext: electric SUV's innovative steering wheel revealed Unconventional wheel design will aid shift between driver-operated and autonomous modes Audi E-tron rival's autonomous potential demonstrated with radical polygon-style steering wheel BMW’s gradual unveiling of its innovative iNext, due in 2021, continues with the reveal of a range of images depi...
08:13 2019-07-22

Used car buying guide: Porsche 968 944 too old? 911 out of your price range? The 968 straddles the gap with minimal compromise The 968 offers everyday GT usability with a sports car chassis guaranteed to delight keen drivers. No wonder they’re in demand Back in 1994, Autocar’s test fleet boasted a Porsche 968 Club Sport in its ran...
08:13 2019-07-22

Adani protest: French journalists arrested while filming anti-coal activities Journalists charged with trespassing after filming Frontline Action on Coal activists include Hugo Clement Four journalists working for the public television network France 2 have been charged with trespassing for filming a protest near the Abbot Point coal terminal, in North Queensland, targeting t...
08:13 2019-07-22

BBC: Russia is working on a Tor de-anonymization project Hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive data and defaced the website of SyTech, a major contractor working for Russian intelligence agency FSB (Federal Security Service). BBC Russia, which reported the breach, said “it’s possible that this is the largest data leak in the history of the work...
08:13 2019-07-22

Circuit Breakers Trip As China's Nasdaq-Style Bourse Debuts Trading in Anji Microelectronics Technology (Shanghai) Co Ltd, a semiconductor firm, was halted twice as the company's shares hit two circuit breakers....
08:13 2019-07-22

IndiGo To Expand Board To 10 Members The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has sought "information or explanation" from the airline. Market regulator Sebi is also looking in the alleged governance lapses....
08:13 2019-07-22

METALS-Nickel falls from 13-month high as investors put brakes on buying spree Nickel prices retreated on Monday as a buying rally that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year, started to lose steam....
07:52 2019-07-22

COLUMN-Rio Tinto's Mongolia copper problems highlight frontier country risks: Russell Looking for a long-term bullish signal for copper? Then look no further than Rio Tinto's struggles with the Oyu Tolgoi mine and expansion project in Mongolia....
07:52 2019-07-22

These four Asian countries account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
07:39 2019-07-22

Australia grounds Mahindra's GA8 planes after Swedish crash Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) said it had suspended operations of all GippsAero GA8 planes in Australia and all Australian-registered GA8 planes flying overseas from July 20 through Aug 3....
07:39 2019-07-22

Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base The agreement between Cambodia and China would give China an enhanced ability to assert contested territorial claims and economic interests in the South China Sea, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
07:39 2019-07-22

On Politics: Trump’s History With Race Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, President Trump has approached America’s racial divisions as openings to achieve his goals....
07:39 2019-07-22

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I. robot cars....
07:39 2019-07-22

NASCAR notebook: Jones ends on upswing in New Hampshire LOUDON, N.H. - The most critical aspect of Erik Jones' third-place run in Sunday's Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire motor Speedway was the mistake he thought he had made -- but didn't....
07:39 2019-07-22

Golf: Herman plays Trump card to win Barbasol title Jim Herman won the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky by a stroke on Sunday, crediting his second U.S. Tour victory to a new putter and some timely advice from President Donald Trump....
07:39 2019-07-22

Tennis: Australia's McNamara dies at 64 after quiet cancer battle Australia's Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer....
07:39 2019-07-22

NFL notebook: Texans place Watt, Hopkins on PUP list The Houston Texans placed defensive end J.J. Watt and wideout DeAndre Hopkins on the active/physically unable to perform list on Sunday, indicating both players will sit out practice when training camp begins later this week....
07:39 2019-07-22

MLB roundup: Yastrzemski, Giants walk off in 12th The San Francisco Giants worked their extra-inning magic on the visiting New York Mets once again Sunday afternoon, getting a walk-off, opposite-field home run from Mike Yastrzemski in the bottom of the 12th for a 3-2 victory....
07:39 2019-07-22

Swimming: Fellow swimmers hail Horton for podium protest Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China's Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday....
07:39 2019-07-22