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Left-handed, left-footed, left-kissing?

Handedness is not the only asymmetry of our bodies. Whether hugging, kissing or listening, we usually prefer one side over the other. And so do animals....

Left-handed, left-footed, left-kissing?

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Trump renews threat to end 'ridiculous' birthright citizenship President Trump again threatened to end what he called the "ridiculous" policy of birthright citizenship, which awards citizenship automatically to those born in the United States....
01:00 2019-08-22

Cindy McCain calls for more civility in politics in op-ed The late Sen. John McCain's widow is calling for civility in politics in a new op-ed in The Washington Post, encouraging members of Congress to act with civility as her husband did "for the country's sake."...
01:00 2019-08-22

Signature Theatre’s ‘Assassins’ takes a shot at humanizing history’s villains The actors who play the likes of John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald in the Stephen Sondheim musical explained how they tap into such troubled minds....
01:26 2019-08-22

Even in defeat, New Jersey little league shows what it’s made of After all of the excitement of reaching the Little League World Series, after all of the love he and his teammates received — even from major leaguers — and after two victories had moved his team into the U.S. final four, J.R. Rosado settled into the batter’s box Wednesday in Williamsport, Pa. A ser...
01:52 2019-08-22

Rory McIlroy calls out Tour Championship’s ‘Starting Strokes’ Safe to say Rory McIlroy isn’t loving the new Tour Championship rules. An overhauled scoring system called “Starting Strokes” will give FedEx Cup points leaders an advantage to begin play, with Justin Thomas beginning the four-day tournament that begins Friday at 10-under par. Patr...
01:52 2019-08-22

Court Documents Tie Huawei to Iran, Syria, Sudan, Describe Banking Links New details about the U.S. sanctions-busting case against Huawei Technologies emerged in court filings in Canada, including about the Chinese telecom giant’s alleged dealings in Iran, Syria and Sudan....
02:13 2019-08-22

Drivers in Idaho keep harassing busloads of immigrants' children on their way to pre-school Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images Idaho motorists have reportedly been harassing buses carrying children under the age of five. A nonprofit that owns the buses announced they're going to remove and cover up signs on the buses that read "Migrant and Seasonal Head Start." The buses drive low-incom...
02:13 2019-08-22

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02:13 2019-08-22

Our favorite MTV VJs of all time Paul Natkin/WireImage via Getty Images The launch of MTV on August 1, 1981 marked a new era in music, entertainment, and pop culture. MTV originally played 24 hours of nonstop music videos. The VJs were MTV hosts who curated soundtracks, interviewed musicians, and added cultural commentary to musi...
02:13 2019-08-22

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the service to authorize employees to make travel-rel...
02:13 2019-08-22

Alyssa Milano revealed she had 2 abortions after getting pregnant while on birth control Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Actress Alyssa Milano talked about two abortions she had when she was in her 20s during an episode of her podcast "Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry." Milano was using birth control both times she got pregnant. While various forms of birth control are ve...
02:13 2019-08-22

President Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook is the only tech executive who actually calls him directly (AAPL) Jim Lo Scalzo and the Associated Press (Pool) President Trump speaks with Apple CEO Tim Cook because he calls him personally rather than hiring consultants to do so, Trump told reporters on Wednesday. Trump also referenced the recent conversation he had with Cook about how the tariffs on Chinese im...
02:13 2019-08-22

Target Extends Growth Streak With Strong Sales and Profit Target said sales and profit rose in the second quarter, sending shares on track for a record, as the retailer extended its growth streak from investments in its stores, merchandise and digital capabilities....
02:13 2019-08-22

The motoring industry's winners and losers: 2019 edition JLR's UK sales were up, but Brexit and WLTP delays saw the firm return to loss-making Tough trading conditions have taken their toll on some car makers more than others The first half of 2019 has been unusually turbulent for the world’s car makers, and coming off the back of a solid 2018, the rev...
02:13 2019-08-22

First Lexus EV will be urban-focused hatch New EV will have a more futuristic look than other Lexus cars Luxury brand's first electric car will be unveiled in concept form in October Lexus will make a long-awaited transition into fully electric propulsion with a forward-thinking small EV that is set to be revealed in concept form at the 2...
02:13 2019-08-22

Virat Kohli Hints At Four-Bowler Strategy For First Test vs West Indies A total of 120 points will be up for grabs in the two-match series beginning in Antigua on Thursday, marking the start of India's World Test Championship campaign....
02:13 2019-08-22

Sindhu, Saina And Srikanth Advance In Badminton World Championships PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth won their respective matches in World Championships on Wednesday to advance to the next stage in the tournament....
02:13 2019-08-22

PKL 7: Puneri Paltan Thrash Bengaluru Bulls, Jaipur Edge Tamil Thalaivas Puneri Paltan beat defending champions Bengaluru Bulls 31-23 while Jaipur Pink Panthers edged Tamil Thalaivas 28-26 in a closely-contested encounter....
02:13 2019-08-22

Resistance Dog Twitter Is Getting Seriously Out of Hand Zerlina Maxwell, the director of progressive programming at SiriusXM and a political analyst for MSNBC, has been talking about actress Susan Sarandon’s dog for an entire day now....
02:39 2019-08-22

What to do about bad breath Home remedies for bad breath include green tea, herbal rinses, and water. People should see a doctor if their breath does not improve. Learn more about home remedies for bad breath here....
02:39 2019-08-22

UK miscounted EU, other immigrants before Brexit vote Britain has undercounted its long-term immigrants from the European Union by almost a quarter of a million and overestimated how many non-EU students stayed in the country after their studies, statisticians said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-08-22

U.S. Job Growth Weaker Through March Than Earlier Reported, New Data Show The Labor Department lowered its estimate of total U.S. employment in March by 501,000, or 0.3%, as part of an annual report that uses state unemployment records to give a more precise snapshot of the job market....
03:00 2019-08-22

North Macedonia's special crime prosecutor arrested in alleged extortion scandal SKOPJE - North Macedonia's special prosecutor for organized crime was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of offering leniency in exchange for cash to a businessman after her office indicted him for corruption, the public prosecutor said....
03:00 2019-08-22

Sudan's Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy Sudan's new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government, and he vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country's economic crisis a priority....
03:00 2019-08-22

As resistance mounts, Brazil's Bolsonaro sticks by son for U.S. envoy Brazil's right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to push ahead with the appointment of his son Eduardo for ambassador to the United States despite accusations of nepotism and mounting resistance in his country's Congress....
03:00 2019-08-22

DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs "Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrote on Medium....
03:00 2019-08-22

We regret to inform you that the latest Simpsons Trump short is not, in fact, it, chief BREAKING: The entire staff of The A.V. Club turned to dust today, then blew away on a hollow and howling wind, shortly after viewing the latest Donald Trump-focused “special” aired by the cast and creators of The Simpsons. It’s not clear yet if said fatal desiccation was caused by the short’s butche...
03:00 2019-08-22

Samsung Probably Got a Lot of Wedgies In High School A lot of people are really weird about the color of text message bubbles. For some reason, unbeknownst to me, a message can somehow be more offensive if it is presented on an iPhone within a green bubble instead of a blue bubble.Read more......
03:00 2019-08-22

To Pet Owners, a Dog's Whimpering Sounds Just as Sad as an Infant's Cry Devoted pet owners are often said to treat their furry friends like children. A new study out Wednesday seems to show that’s not too far from the truth. The study found, among other things, that pet owners rated the sounds of a dog whimpering to be sad as cries coming from a human baby.Read more......
03:00 2019-08-22

Jay Inslee Wants to Transform How America Farms and Eats Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is a man of many climate plans, and he dropped his last one on Wednesday. The plan gets down and dirty (no, not that way, get your mind out of the gutter) by radically rethinking the agriculture system from production to consumption.Read more......
03:00 2019-08-22

Researchers Are Closer to Understanding the Strange Meat Allergy Caused by Ticks Scientists at the University of Virginia have seemingly come closer to unraveling the mystery behind a strange red meat allergy caused by certain tick bites. They report finding a way to trigger the allergy in lab mice—an important step for studying the condition. And with the help of animal experim...
03:00 2019-08-22

Pan Am Games Protesters Get Probation. Olympians Get a Warning. Two athletes who protested the national anthem at a recent competition were placed on 12 months’ probation. But stopping other competitors from making political stands at next year’s Tokyo Olympics won’t be easy....
03:00 2019-08-22

New Jersey woman fatally struck by train A 35-year-old woman was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train, according to a report. Saskia Guerrero of Clifton was hit around 11 p.m. Monday near Port Imperial Boulevard in Weehawken by the train, NJ.com reported. The cause of the fatal accident is under investigation, officials said. Gu...
03:26 2019-08-22

Dying pal of Nipsey Hussle tells NYPD cops ‘F–k you’ when asked to ID shooter A mortally wounded gangbanger hated cops so much, he defiantly refused to identify his killer — instead telling officers, “F–k you, son!” with one of his last breaths, law-enforcement sources told The Post Wednesday. Arsenio Gravesande’s refusal to aid police came amid five fatal shootings ove...
03:26 2019-08-22

'Lady and the Tramp': Monte the dog goes from shelter to movie mutt starring role The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped. Meet the shelter rescue dog who is now starring as Tramp.        ...
03:26 2019-08-22

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of people born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure....
03:26 2019-08-22

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 8: But Will It Really Tip the Scales? For everyone who thinks 22 days of veganism will get you bodied like Beyoncé (or think that I think it will), think again—or so says my scale, which this morning registered approximately a pound of weight loss after a week of loosely following the 22 Days Nutrition plan. While those results are far ...
03:26 2019-08-22

Cyntoia Brown Releases Debut Book Cover, Says She's 'Loving Every Single Thing' About Her Freedom Two weeks after her release in prison, Cyntoia Brown is sharing what’s she’s been enjoying the most about her freedom: the simple things....
03:26 2019-08-22

Did Forever President Obama Punk Trump Out of Visiting Denmark? While all the news has been about Donald Trump canceling a planned trip to Denmark because the Danish prime minister found claims that the president was looking into buying Greenland bogus AF, it turns out that the real story might be that Trump fears being upstaged by forever President Barack Obama...
03:26 2019-08-22

Australia's deputy PM apologises to Pacific for fruit picking comments 'if any insult was taken' Michael McCormack offers qualified apology after remarks about climate change and seasonal workers caused outrageMichael McCormack has apologised to Pacific Island nations for his comments that they will survive the climate crisis – in part – “because many of their workers come here to pick our frui...
03:52 2019-08-22

Gov. Jay Inslee Ends His 2020 Presidential Bid (OLYMPIA, Wash.) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it’s become clear that he...
03:52 2019-08-22

President Trump Again Claims He Can Abolish Birthright Citizenship – But Legal Precedent Isn’t on His Side (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was looking “very seriously” at ending the right to citizenship for babies born to non-U.S. citizens on American soil. Trump spoke to reporters as he departed the White House for a speech in Louisville, Kentucky. He said birth...
03:52 2019-08-22

Sean Spicer, Trump’s First White House Press Secretary, Joins the Dancing With the Stars Cast (NEW YORK) — Christie Brinkley, Hannah Brown of “The Bachelorette” and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer are among the contestants on the next season of “Dancing with the Stars.” ABC announced the celebrity lineup Wednesday on “Good Morning America.&#...
03:52 2019-08-22

In Virender Sehwag's Pic With Wife, His Caption Takes The Cake Virender Sehwag has shared a post on Instagram that will make husbands around the world laugh out loud. For the post, he borrowed the words of American comedian Milton Berle. Read it here....
03:52 2019-08-22

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is such an extension of our life, and Burning Man is a part of our life year-round,” says Snyder, a decade-long Burner and cannabis activist from Chica...
04:13 2019-08-22

South African court likens display of apartheid-era flag to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination....
04:13 2019-08-22

Veteran walks from Washington state to Disney World to raise suicide awareness They say it’s not the destination, it’s the journey. That’s definitely true for one Army veteran who is walking to Disney World. Considering that his starting point was in Washington state, that’s a pretty long trip. Jimmy Novak, 42, started walking from his home in Washington on March 22, Fox 35 re...
04:13 2019-08-22

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges to stem a flood of the highly addictive synthetic opioid into the United States....
04:13 2019-08-22

Many dermatologists need more training on African American skin and hair (Reuters Health) - When dermatologists have training only with Caucasians, it can lead to frustration and poor care for African American patients, a new U.S. study finds....
04:13 2019-08-22

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
04:13 2019-08-22

With cancer risk timeline, middle-aged women recognize need for cervix screening (Reuters Health) - When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this cancer than when they only know HPV has a role in cancer, without an explicit timeline, a small study found....
04:13 2019-08-22

Amazon Forecast hits general availability Amazon Forecast, a fully managed service that uses AI and machine learning to deliver highly accurate forecasts, is now generally available.Read More...
04:13 2019-08-22

Harley-Davidson is exploring electric bicycles If Harley-Davidson's LiveWire is too rich for your blood, the company might have an electric two-wheeler that's decidedly more accessible. Electrek has learned that Harley unveiled a trio of pedal-assist electric bicycle prototypes at its Annual Dea......
04:13 2019-08-22

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message st......
04:13 2019-08-22

SiriusXM's student plan only costs $4 per month SiriusXM thinks it has a simple way to get the back-to-school crowd listening to radio: offer it at an extremely steep discount. The satellite radio pioneer has introduced a Student Premier subscription that offers all the 200-plus music channels (pl......
04:13 2019-08-22

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit,......
04:13 2019-08-22

Watch astronauts install commercial spacecraft adapter on the ISS NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan are floating around in low Earth orbit today, installing the second of two docking adapters on the International Space Station. The international docking adapters -- or IDAs -- will allow Boeing and SpaceX......
04:13 2019-08-22

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their h......
04:13 2019-08-22

Bethenny Frankel Wants Us All To Reach For Our Dreams in Wake of RHONY Exit It's really, actually true: Bethenny Frankel really is leaving The Real Housewives of New York. After news broke of her exit from the Bravo reality show, the star wrote us all an......
04:13 2019-08-22

Ivan Cavaleiro double leads ruthless Fulham’s romp against Millwall This was the night Fulham bared their teeth back in the Championship. Their front three had always felt the envy of the division but in running amok so ruthlessly to dismantle a normally robust Millwall team they reminded fellow contenders of their pedigree. There may be no living with Aleksandar Mi...
04:39 2019-08-22

Champions League roundup: Olympiakos thrash Krasnodar Greek champions win 4-0, Dinamo Zagreb beat RosenbergYoung Boys held by Red Star Belgrade Olympiacos look set to reach the Champions League group stage after they beat Russian side Krasnodar 4-0. Miguel Ángel Guerrero opened the scoring, while Lazar Randelovic netted twice and Daniel Podence got the...
04:39 2019-08-22

Interserve lines up Aggreko's Hanna for board role One of Britain's most experienced boardroom figures is being lined up to join the board of Interserve, the outsourcing giant which was briefly forced into administration earlier this year....
04:39 2019-08-22

How Donald Trump's ego and economic ignorance could tip Australia into recession | Greg Jericho Our economic health is much more subject to conniptions in China and the US than before the GFCAustralia’s economy has long been linked with that of the United States. While we are now much more dependent upon China, the increasing heated trade war between those two nations is a great danger to not ...
05:00 2019-08-22

Texas executes man with history of violence against women for 1998 slaying of college student A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston community college student more than 20 years ago....
05:52 2019-08-22

Missouri farmer convicted in massive organic food 'Field of Schemes fraud' dies by suicide: coroner A Missouri farmer who was sentenced to prison for racking up millions by falsely advertising organic food has died by suicide, a coroner said Tuesday....
05:52 2019-08-22

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
05:52 2019-08-22

Catholic Priest Abuse Survivors’ Group Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That Convicted Cardinal Has Not Been Defrocked An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty earlier this year of molesting two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s. And yet, Pell still retains his title in the Catholic Church. The Vatican said it is waiting for Pell to make his final...
06:13 2019-08-22

Vincent Gallo pays all cash for massively discounted Trump Tower condo Actor and director Vincent Gallo has closed on a condo at Trump Tower in Midtown. The 1,076-square-foot, one-bedroom unit sold for $1.47 million,l ess than half of its $3.4 million asking price in 2017. Gallo made a “lowball” offer and bought the apartment in all cash — sight unseen, with “no condit...
06:39 2019-08-22

Beverly Hills ‘mountain’ once asking $1B sells for price of a car A 157-acre “mountain” in Beverly Hills, which hit the market last year asking a princely $1 billion, has sold at auction for the remarkably paltry sum of $100,000. That’s a whopping 10,000% discount. The property in the famed 90210 ZIP code was last asking $650 million. The lucky buyer at a sp...
06:39 2019-08-22

HTC Wildfire X to Go on Sale in India Today: All You Need to Know HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, while its 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant carries a price tag of at Rs. 13,999....
06:39 2019-08-22

YouTuber’s Surprise Discovery Gives Parents Last Look at Son They Lost Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. “It’s like he’s right here,” said Robin McCrear of seeing the video footage of her son, Richard Lee Ragland III, who died in 2017....
06:39 2019-08-22

New Zealand PM slams book sales of Christchurch shooter's 'manifesto' New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed concern after it emerged that the accused Christchurch gunman’s "manifesto" is being sold as a book in Ukraine. Ardern said the idea was "abhorrent and disgusting."...
06:39 2019-08-22

The Costs of Trying—and Failing—to Be a Teen Influencer  The documentary Jawline observes the life of Austyn Tester, a teenage broadcaster on the platform YouNow who is trying to find success online with the hopes of escaping the limited prospects of his life in rural Tennessee. The film, which premiered at Sundance and will hit theaters and stream on Hul...
07:26 2019-08-22

Le’Veon Bell anxious to show Jets, NFL he hasn’t lost a step The anticipation is building, and it’s palpable. For Adam Gase. For Le’Veon Bell. For Bell’s teammates. For Jets fans. For everybody. News that Gase has no plans to play Bell, his prized running back, in any preseason games had already set in since the Jets head coach made that announcement last wee...
07:26 2019-08-22

Assam BJP To Only Admit Leaders From Bodoland Areas: Ranjit Kumar Dass The Assam BJP has closed its doors for leaders of other political parties, except those from Bodoland areas, state BJP President Ranjit Kumar Dass said on Wednesday....
07:52 2019-08-22

Cars Smashed, Dalit Leader Held As Delhi Temple Demolition Sparks Clashes A protest by Dalits against the demolition of a temple in the Tughlakabad area of South Delhi turned violent on Wednesday night, leaving several people, including policemen, injured....
07:52 2019-08-22

Nifty Dips Below 10,900 As Financials, Metals Weigh: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a lower note, after two days of losses, while Asian peers were largely unmoved amid concerns about the changes of global fiscal stimulus. The S&P......
07:52 2019-08-22

Can Spider-Man survive outside of the Marvel universe? Disney and Sony have split over their web-slinging arrangement which could lead to disaster for Spidey or an intriguing new opportunityIs the Marvel Cinematic Universe going to have to say goodbye to its friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? Marvel and Sony discussions on how to share the webslinger’s u...
08:13 2019-08-22

Microplastics found in UK tap water The World Health Organisation has called for urgent research on the risks of microplastic to human health after confirming that tiny fragments are found in drinking water....
08:13 2019-08-22

| Struggling Day hopes Australian Open gives him a lift Former world No 1 Jason Day will take another crack at winning his maiden Australian Open this year, hoping to find form on home soil after a slide down the rankings....
08:39 2019-08-22

Google, Apple, and Mozilla block Kazakhstan government’s browser spying Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Major browser makers are blocking the use of a root certificate that Kazakhstan's government has used to intercept Internet traffic. Mozilla and Google issued a joint announcement today saying that "the companies deployed technical solutions within F...
08:39 2019-08-22

Experts say wisdom teeth removal is leading to opioid addition If you’ve ever had your wisdom teeth removed you know how painful the days immediately following the surgery can be. Over-the-counter painkillers are often not powerful enough to offset the intense aching, and for decades, dentists have prescribed opioid painkillers to keep wisdom teeth patien...
08:39 2019-08-22

F-35 set for laser boost Fighter Jet laser weapons are on the fast track, expected to bring new air attack options to “burn holes” through enemy targets at the speed of light....
09:00 2019-08-22

Cardinals release former first-round wide receiver Kevin White, sign Michael Crabtree Kevin White, a wide receiver who was drafted No. 7 overall by the Bears in 2015, was released by the Cardinals, who later signed Michael Crabtree.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Opinion: As Loyola's Sister Jean turns 100, she continues to be example of life well lived The incredible life of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan, was celebrated Wednesday as she turned 100 years old.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Davis, Semien hit 2-run homers as A's beat Yankees 6-4 Khris Davis and Marcus Semien each hit a two-run homer to back Mike Fiers, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 6-4       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Vela scores 2 goals, LAFC beats Earthquakes 4-0 Carlos Vela scored two goals to reach 26 on the season, Diego Rossi got his 14th in the sixth minute and Los Angeles FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 4-0       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Can Trump prevent a US recession in election year? Trump is pressuring the Fed to stave off a sharp economic downturn as he seeks reelection in 2020. The feelgood effects of his $1.5 billion program of tax cuts are due to run out soon, so what can he do?...
09:26 2019-08-22

DFB: Presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg president Fritz Keller will take power, partly because he's prepared to give it up....
09:26 2019-08-22

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based energy technology....
09:26 2019-08-22

Trump accused of 'God complex' over 'chosen one' remarks Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
10:13 2019-08-22

'America's Got Talent': Which 7 acts made it to the semifinals? Who was eliminated? The second round of semifinalists on "America's Got Talent" were revealed during Wednesday's results show        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

'DWTS': James Van Der Beek hopes his real performance will surpass 'Apartment 23' disaster 'Dancing with the Stars' contestant James Van Der Beek is living a meta moment, as his fictional self competed on the dance show in an earlier comedy.        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

What to watch on Netflix in September From Ryan Murphy's "The Politician" to "Between Two Ferns" and more, here's what to watch on Netflix in September.        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

Netflix in September 2019: Ryan Murphy's 'The Politician,' 'Between Two Ferns' movie and more Netflix has plenty of new September titles including Ryan Murphy's "The Politician," David Tennant show "Criminal" and "Between Two Ferns: The Movie."        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

Apple: Don’t keep your precious Apple Card near denim or leather The Apple Card is such a delicate piece of technological wonder it apparently needs its own cleaning instructions. Just kidding: it’s a fucking titanium credit card with fancy coating, which also happens to require a laborious cleaning process. It also turns out it shouldn’t come into contact with d...
11:00 2019-08-22

Control’s latest trailer showcases extraordinary powers and eerie environs Finnish game developer Remedy Entertainment, which made a name for itself with blockbusters Max Payne and Alan Wake, is a week away from releasing its latest title, Control. The third-person mystery-action-adventure game has a new trailer that blends cinematic elements and gameplay, and it looks blo...
11:00 2019-08-22

Protesters defend sacred 800-year-old Djap Wurrung trees as police deadline looms Victoria police circle ahead of slated bulldozing of more than 260 trees that are significant to Aboriginal women A standoff between authorities and hundreds of protestors trying to protect sacred trees in western Victoria could come to a head on Thursday night as a police evacuation deadline looms....
11:00 2019-08-22

Tesco promises to ban brands that use excessive packaging Chief executive says hard-to-recycle plastic on own-brand products will be eliminated‘I want packaging overhaul to plug into a national framework’Tesco has pledged to step up its efforts in the battle against single-use plastic with measures that include banning brands using excessive packaging from...
11:00 2019-08-22

Australia's climate change inaction is now bipartisan. Protest is all we have left | Jeff Sparrow Queensland Labor gearing up to criminalise activism is only a taste of the kind of intimidation that’s likely to come“Even though I was the one who had been assaulted, I was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. […] I will never forgive or forget what came next. I was ‘verballed’ by ...
11:00 2019-08-22

US has half a million fewer jobs than believed after big government revision There were 501,000 fewer jobs created from April 2018 to March 2019. Jobs in retail, hospitality and professional services were revised down sharply.       ...
11:00 2019-08-22

“Let’s Call Wayne.” Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced publicly before Congress returns from recess Sept...
11:26 2019-08-22

Oklahoma man who installed secret cameras in ‘staggering’ number of homes gets life sentence A man who pleaded guilty to installing secret cameras in a “staggering” number of homes in Oklahoma County while working for a security company over the last five years was given a life sentence Wednesday, according to a report....
11:26 2019-08-22

She Found 3.72 Carat Diamond While Watching Video On How To Find Diamonds A Texas woman on a visit to Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park found a 3.72 carat yellow diamond there - while watching a YouTube video on how to find diamonds....
11:26 2019-08-22

CBO says Trump's tariffs hurting economic growth The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday that the White House's trade policies, in particular its use of tariffs, has become a drag on economic growth and could cost families more than $500 a year....
11:52 2019-08-22

Congress' Students Body Blackens Bust Of Veer Savarkar Installed At DU The Congress-affiliated NSUI on Thursday said it blackened the bust of Veer Savarkar while garlanding the busts of Bhagat Singh and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose installed by the ABVP-led Delhi......
11:52 2019-08-22

"Process Incorrect": Mamata Banerjee "Saddened" By P Chidambaram Arrest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today criticised the way in which the investigative agencies handled the arrest former finance minister P Chidambaram last evening. The senior Congress leader was......
11:52 2019-08-22

Defence Production Target Set At Rs 90,000 Crore For 2019-20 The department of defence production has set itself a target of producing equipment worth Rs 90,000 crore in the financial year 2019-20. Exports worth Rs 15,000 crore have been envisaged from the......
11:52 2019-08-22

Priyanka Gandhi Slams Centre For "Insulting" Dalits After Temple Clashes Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slammed the government today over police using batons to disperse the crowd when Dalits were protesting the demolition of the Ravidas Temple in Tughlaqabad in......
11:52 2019-08-22

Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up....
11:52 2019-08-22

How ‘Sesame Street’ Started a Musical Revolution Fifty years ago, the television show united children’s education, puppetry and songs. Pop stars have been singing the Muppets’ tunes (and vice versa) ever since....
12:13 2019-08-22

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, hands on: Smaller battery, faster charging, bigger price tag It's still early days for 5G networks, but the Mate 20 X 5G looks like a good choice of handset at the moment, despite costing £200 more than its 4G sibling -- so long as you can handle a 7.2-inch device....
12:13 2019-08-22

Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to curb protests Indonesia has arrested 34 people and cut internet access in its easternmost region of Papua to rein in violence after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination....
12:13 2019-08-22

Setting stern tone, France's Macron to spar with Britain's Johnson on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday try to convince France to reopen Brexit negotiations less than a day after President Emmanuel Macron bluntly ruled out any further talks on the divorce deal....
12:13 2019-08-22

Israel eases rules on cyber weapons exports despite criticism Israel is easing export rules on offensive cyber weapons, despite accusations by human rights and privacy groups that its technologies are used by some governments to spy on political foes and crush dissent....
12:13 2019-08-22

Italy's PD leader says party will try to form government after talks with President Italy's Democratic Party (PD) will try to form a new government after the collapse of the coalition made up of the 5 Star Movement and the League, PD leader Nicola Zingaretti said on Thursday....
12:13 2019-08-22

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international agreement on taxing big tech companies....
12:13 2019-08-22

NHS worker who blackmailed Grindr dates with naked photos is jailed An NHS hospital worker who blackmailed a string of online dates by threatening to send naked pictures to their friends and family has been jailed for more than two years....
12:13 2019-08-22

Lucas Briscoe: Mother pays tribute to 'precious' 12-year-old boy killed in Spanish balcony fall The mother of a 12-year-old boy who fell to his death from the balcony of a Spanish apartment block has paid tribute to him as "my life, my soul, my everything"....
12:13 2019-08-22

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
12:13 2019-08-22

Rohingya say no to repatriations Bangladesh and Myanmar were set to start repatriating Rohingya refugees Thursday, a move that has been widely resisted by many living in the sprawling camps on the border between the two countries....
12:13 2019-08-22

Gilead files challenge to government patents for HIV prevention pill The pharmaceutical company petitioned the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, saying the government’s claim to have invented the concept of using Truvada to prevent HIV is invalid....
12:39 2019-08-22

First Titanic dives in 14 years reveal how the ocean floor is swallowing up the shipwreck The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria....
12:39 2019-08-22

A girl felt bad after taking a rock from a national park, so she mailed it back and apologized in an adorable letter After pocketing a rock on her trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a young visitor felt guilty. So she sent the rock back with an adorable letter. Find out how park rangers reacted....
12:39 2019-08-22

Winners and losers in the 2019 UK car market so far JLR's UK sales were up, but Brexit and WLTP delays saw the firm return to loss-making Tough trading conditions have taken their toll on some car makers more than others The first half of 2019 has been unusually turbulent for the world’s car makers, and coming off the back of a solid 2018, the rev...
12:39 2019-08-22

South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan The move is likely to alarm the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
12:39 2019-08-22

Indonesia Sends Police to Restive Region After Racial Slurs Ignite Protests Demonstrations erupted in distant Indonesian Papua after a video circulated showing Papuan students on Java being insulted as the police surrounded their dormitory....
12:39 2019-08-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks nudge down as investors crave clarity on Fed stance Share markets flatlined on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting kept investors on edge....
13:00 2019-08-22

French financial prosecutor drops probe into top Macron official Kohler The office of France's financial prosecutor on Thursday dropped a probe into Alexis Kohler, President Emmanuel Macron's top official at the Elysee palace, saying it found no evidence of wrongdoing in an investigation into conflict of interest....
13:00 2019-08-22

Iran is prepared to work on French nuclear deal proposals: foreign minister Iran is prepared to work on French proposals to salvage the international nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-22

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going scepticism of international players about the regime's so-called reformist narrative, writes Brian Raftopoulos....
13:26 2019-08-22

Former New Mexico AD indicted on embezzlement charges Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs, who left in 2017 amid questions over spending, has been indicted in connection with a lavish 2015 golf trip to Scotland that was partly paid for with state funds, according to court documents filed Wednesday....
13:26 2019-08-22

Miami Dolphins player responds to coach playing Jay-Z at practice amid controversy over rapper's NFL deal Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills responded to his head coach playing several songs by Jay-Z during Wednesday's practice by blasting tracks from the Brooklyn rapper's archrival....
13:26 2019-08-22

How Toyota got so big and why it wants to be less 'boring' Toyota's revolutionary approach to manufacturing turned it from a tiny Japanese automotive latecomer into one of the biggest car companies in the world. But its designs have often played it safe. Now it wants to build exciting cars....
13:26 2019-08-22

Polish minister: body of missing wealthy film producer found Polish minister says that rescuers have found the body of celebrity businessman who went missing during the weekend after falling from his motorboat into a lake...
13:52 2019-08-22

Summer scents: the best candles and diffusers to buy for your home From soft, subtle scents to dramatic, bold blends, these home fragrances have every preference covered — whether a gift for you, your guests or your hosts....
13:52 2019-08-22

How to introduce bold colours into your home: four easy ways to brighten up your interiors Four interiors experts — all judges of this year's Evening Standard Home Design Awards — reveal easy ways to be brave with bold colours in your home....
13:52 2019-08-22

Popular ‘Crime Junkie’ Podcast Removes Episodes After Plagiarism Accusation The show announced that it removed “several” episodes because of sourcing concerns after a journalist and others accused the hosts of using their work without credit....
13:52 2019-08-22

Indonesia's central bank unexpectedly cuts rate for the second time in two months Bank Indonesia cut the 7-day reverse repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 5.5.%, surprising economists who were expecting the central bank to stay on hold....
13:52 2019-08-22

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the United States, according to a draft of an executive order obtained by NBC News. According to the draft, “the...
14:26 2019-08-22

Faithless elector: A court ruling just changed how we pick our president A federal appeals court ruled late Tuesday that presidential electors who cast the actual ballots for president and vice president are free to vote as they wish and cannot be required to follow the results of the popular vote in their states. The decision could give a single elector the power to dec...
14:26 2019-08-22

Raging rainforest fires darken skies in Brazil, inspire #prayforamazonia NBC NEWS – A record level of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region has been linked to an increase in deforestation, inspiring a #prayforamazonia social media campaign to bring awareness to the blazes destroying the rainforest. Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research, a federal agency mo...
14:26 2019-08-22

Monsoon or non-soon? Is there still hope for Monsoon 2019? 2019 started off strong in the weather department with above-average precipitation. However, things took a turn during monsoon with very few storms in the Tucson Metro. This is a time of year when Tucson is supposed to receive about half of its yearly rainfall. With only about one month left of mons...
14:26 2019-08-22

Tucson man convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man has been convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son and putting the body into a toy box. Jurors found 50-year-old Martin Barreras guilty of first-degree murder and child abuse Wednesday. He was acquitted of abandonment/concealment of a dead body. Barreras is...
14:26 2019-08-22

Police identify victim in Tuesday’s fatal motorcycle collision Police say 34-year-old Christopher M. Wright succumbed to his injuries after a serious injury-collision at the intersection of Golf Links and Kolb roads. TUCSON –Tucson Police Department has identified the motorcyclist in Tuesday’s fatal collision. Police say 34-year-old Christopher M. Wright succum...
14:26 2019-08-22

Digital parenting tips for back-to-school season (NBC News) It’s back-to-school season, which is the perfect time for parents to take extra steps to make sure their kids are being safe online. The Family Online Safety Institute is hosting workshops in partnership with Verizon this month to help families navigate the new age of digital parenting. V...
14:26 2019-08-22

'Blacksad' is a promising detective game based on a cult comic Blacksad is a long-running graphic novel series that covers some heavy topics through a noir detective window. Set in the 1950s, it follows hardboiled detective John Blacksad, with each book focusing on a new case. It's one of my favorite series, but......
14:26 2019-08-22

Singapore forgoes Tesla's electric 'lifestyle' for buses Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk's criticism that the city-state is "unwelcome" to electric cars. Inv......
14:26 2019-08-22

100 years of greatness: The best players in NFL history It's an all-star team 100 years in the making. The history of the NFL is full of stars, but how do you build a starting lineup of the best of the best?...
14:26 2019-08-22

8-year-old takes parents' car on 87 mph joyride on Germany's autobahn: reports An 8-year-old boy took his parents’ car on an 87 mph joyride down a German high early Wednesday before eventually pulling over, putting his hazards on and placing an orange cone behind the car when he began to feel unwell, reports said....
14:52 2019-08-22

Joe Cordina: ‘There’s not a lot I need to add to be world champ’ Joe Cordina tells Louis Daniel exactly why he’s such a special talent The post Joe Cordina: ‘There’s not a lot I need to add to be world champ’ appeared first on Boxing News....
14:52 2019-08-22

Ex-presidential candidate Hickenlooper to run for Senate Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race last week, said on Thursday he will run for a Senate seat in the state instead....
14:52 2019-08-22

1st Test Live: India Shift Focus On Tests Post Limited Overs Domination WI vs IND 1st Test Day 1 Live Score: India will look to start their World Test Championship on a positive note, especially after a complete domination over the West Indies in the limited-over series....
14:52 2019-08-22

‘Let’s Call Wayne.’ Inside the White House Discussions on Guns The push for new legislation on guns is not dead yet. Despite mixed signals from President Trump, White House staff are drafting and discussing narrow proposals for changing gun laws that could be presented to Trump as soon as next week and announced publicly before Congress returns from recess Sept...
14:52 2019-08-22

VW CEO interested in buying Tesla stake, report says VW CEO Herbert Diess believes the automaker could profit from Tesla's competence in the fields of batteries and software, a German business magazine said....
14:52 2019-08-22

BYD profit triples as EV boom continues BYD sold 145,653 so-called new energy vehicles between January and June, up 95 percent from a year earlier. It also sold 82,419 gasoline models, down 45 percent....
14:52 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion ‘Green New Deal’ Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
15:13 2019-08-22

Volkswagen CEO interested in Tesla stake, Manager Magazin reports CEO Herbert Diess is interested in acquiring a stake in Tesla, German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources....
15:13 2019-08-22

Kashmir Fast Facts Read CNN's Fast Facts about Kashmir, a region in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or complete ownership....
15:13 2019-08-22

Report: MLB warns players that sexual performance enhancing drugs may contain prohibited ingredients Major League Baseball reportedly has warned its players that over-the-counter sex supplements could contain banned ingredients that would result in failed performance enhancing drugs tests....
15:13 2019-08-22

Hong Kong students plan class boycott for protest demands Hong Kong university student leaders say they will call for a two-week class boycott to press the government for a response to the demands of the protest movement that has gripped the city...
15:39 2019-08-22

The Latest: UK says officials can’t contact consulate worker The British government says officials and family members have not been able to speak with a Hong Kong consulate employee who has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities...
15:39 2019-08-22

No Rohingya turn up for planned repatriation to Myanmar Officials say no Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh have turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar because they want to be guaranteed safety and citizenship first...
15:39 2019-08-22

| Trump slams Danish PM's 'nasty' rejection of Greenland deal Donald Trump has snapped back at the Danish prime minister's "nasty" dismissal of his attempts to purchase Greenland, heightening a row which has already prompted the US president to scrap a state visit....
15:39 2019-08-22

Body of missing wealthy Polish film producer is found Polish minister says rescuers have found the body of celebrity businessman who went missing over the weekend after falling from his motorboat into a lake...
15:39 2019-08-22

Kia To Start Second Shift At Anantapur Plant To Reduce Waiting Period The Kia Seltos has garnered over 32,000 bookings and has a waiting period of six to eight weeks, which has prompted the carmaker to add a second shift at its Anantapur plant to meet the demand....
16:00 2019-08-22

State Bank Of India Levies These Charges For ATM, Other Services Commercial lenders such as State Bank of India (SBI) are required to provide a certain number of transactions free of cost to their customers every month under current banking rules. Any additional......
16:00 2019-08-22

Volkswagen says it is not interested in buying a Tesla stake Volkswagen on Thursday denied a media report which suggested that the German carmaker was interested in buying a stake in United States electric car manufacturer Tesla....
16:00 2019-08-22

China telcos weigh sharing 5G network to cut costs, potentially hurting Huawei China Telecom said on Thursday it is ready to build a 5G mobile network with its rivals in order to reduce costs, a proposal that is likely to cut multi-billion dollar equipment orders for vendors such as Huawei Technologies....
16:00 2019-08-22

Bears dragged nine innocent kickers into their ongoing nightmare The Bears are apparently re-living one nightmare play over and over again — and took prospective kickers down with them. Sports Illustrated detailed the Bears’ bizarre search for a kicker this offseason after releasing Cody Parkey following the infamous double-doink boot at the end of Chicago&...
16:00 2019-08-22

The position battles to watch in Giants-Bengals game Three things to watch when the Giants take on the Bengals in their third preseason game Thursday night: Running with a purpose Running backs Paul Perkins and Rod Smith are vying for one roster spot and are staging a competitive battle this summer. Perkins lost a fumble in the first game, Smith lost ...
16:00 2019-08-22

It’s amazing how far J.D. Davis has come from Astros afterthought Early in spring training, there was some thought J.D. Davis could begin the year at Triple-A Syracuse. Now, it’s hard to envision the Mets without him. The converted outfielder was finally given a chance by the Mets after five years in the Astros’ minor league system, and he’s continuing to make the...
16:00 2019-08-22

Qantas to Test Human Endurance for a 19-Hour Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. Airlines want to see what they can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots and crew alert....
16:39 2019-08-22

Hyundai teases all-electric concept '45' for Frankfurt By Jonathon Ramsey Didn't see this one coming. Hyundai has teased the electric concept it's taking to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show, and it makes us yearn to grab a cassette full of synthwave and a VHS tape of that 1985 classic, "Space Rage." At......
16:39 2019-08-22

Google Photos' face-grouping feature comes to Europe Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google+ just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its frequent updates, adding features like video animation and a crop and adjust tool for photographing docu......
16:39 2019-08-22

'Blair Witch' expertly remixes horror gaming's greatest hits Blair Witch is scary. That's not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an enduring age of found-footage horror films. But, that's not what we're talking about here....
16:39 2019-08-22

Laetitia Ky's strong hair and its powerful message Growing up, Laetitia Ky never gave her hair much thought, although she learned how to braid at the age of five by watching her mother and took to it easily. "I really didn't care about my hair at all as a teen," she said over Skype with a laugh....
16:39 2019-08-22

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to flee the region....
16:39 2019-08-22

South Korea scraps intelligence sharing with Japan South Korea has cut intelligence cooperation with Japan in the latest tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries. The decision is a blow to the United States as it seeks to expand East Asia security cooperation....
16:39 2019-08-22

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes....
16:39 2019-08-22

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have said....
16:39 2019-08-22

Arsenal optimism faces first major test at Liverpool "The two remaining teams with 100 percent Premier League records this season go head-to-head on Saturday when Liverpool host a new-look Arsenal at Anfield in an encounter that will act as a barometer to measure the London club\u0027s progress."...
16:39 2019-08-22

Spurs midfielder Nkoudou seals Besiktas move "Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal to sell French midfielder Georges-Kevin Nkoudou to Turkish Super League side Besiktas, the Premier League club said on Thursday."...
16:39 2019-08-22

Aggrieved Trump steps up attacks on allies and threatens to release ISIS prisoners in Europe WITH FRIENDS LIKE THE US: After insulting Denmark by suggesting it should consider selling Greenland to the United States in what he said was “essentially, it's a large real estate deal,” President Trump declared he was the aggrieved party because of the brusque way the Danish prime minister, Mette ...
16:39 2019-08-22

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the overall individual-insurance market has shrunk....
17:00 2019-08-22

US factory sector shrinking for first time in a decade; UK retailers gloomy – business live Disappointing data from US, UK and Germany raises concerns over the global economyLatest: US factory sector is shrinking this monthCBI: UK retail sales balance worst since 200858% of retailers report falling sales this monthEarlier:Eurozone growth has picked up, but remains weakFrench private sector...
17:00 2019-08-22

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched survey showed the entire service sector shrank in Jul...
17:00 2019-08-22

Three South Koreans die in Hungary rail crossing crash Three South Korean citizens died in Hungary in an accident late on Wednesday, when the car in which they were traveling was hit by a train, local police said on Thursday....
17:00 2019-08-22

DNC Chief: ‘Our nominee won't stand a chance against Trump’ Apparently stunned by the Republican National Committee’s surprise July fundraising haul of $21 million, the chief of the Democratic National Committee is on a panic drive to catch up and said in an email to supporters that the eventual nominee could be in trouble without more money....
17:26 2019-08-22

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Available for Last Interviews Before Space Mission NASA astronaut Jessica Meir will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 4, for her final live satellite interviews before launching on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station....
17:26 2019-08-22

Coworking firm Industrious raises $80 mln, sees profit in 2020 Industrious, one of the largest U.S. coworking rivals of We Company's WeWork, said on Thursday it raised $80 million from investors and expects to turn a profit next year....
17:26 2019-08-22

UPDATE 3-CIBC's quarterly Canada retail, U.S. growth offset loan loss provisions Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for third-quarter profit, as gains in U.S. commercial banking and domestic retail offset a jump in loan loss provisions and weakness in its capital markets unit....
17:26 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei exec be freed China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou....
17:26 2019-08-22

Italian populist mixes religious symbols with his politics Matteo Salvini’s blatant brandishing of Catholic symbols has gone down as one of the most significant elements of his successful bid to topple Italy’s government...
18:00 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
18:00 2019-08-22

In an All-Gender Cabin, Summer Campers ‘Don’t Have to Hide’ For gender-nonconforming campers, a new all-gender cabin at Camp Tawonga was a rare respite from the outside world, where bullying and the feeling of not fitting in can make growing up difficult....
18:00 2019-08-22

Updates From Terminator and The Mandalorian, Plus More Spider-Man Murmurs Add another Stephen King adaptation to the pile. John Carpenter will return for Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends. Peter Capaldi gets ghostly in a new BBC drama. Jon Favreau teases how The Mandalorian will get its freak on. Plus, new looks at Raven in Titans, and James Wan’s mysterious horror proje...
18:00 2019-08-22

Eminem's Publisher Sues Spotify, Says It Pretended It Didn't Know Who Held Rights to 'Lose Yourself' Rapper Eminem’s publisher is suing Spotify, claiming that the music streaming giant is infringing on hundreds of his copyrights as well as “challenging the constitutionality of a recently passed music licensing law,” the Hollywood Reporter wrote on Wednesday.Read more......
18:00 2019-08-22

Report: For DevOps inspiration, look to the retail sector An annual survey from DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) finds that the retail sector stands out for its software delivery and operational performance....
18:00 2019-08-22

OtterBox announces OtterSpot expandable, portable wireless charging system Apple, Samsung, LG, Google, Huawei, and others continue to launch smartphones with wireless charging technology and to help people keep these devices charged at home and on the go OtterBox just announced its new OtterSpot charging system....
18:00 2019-08-22

Man crushed to death when elevator in NYC building suddenly falls A man was crushed to death by an elevator at a Manhattan luxury high-rise rental building Thursday morning, authorities said. The victim became stuck between the elevator car and the shaft wall on the first floor of the 23-story building, called Manhattan Promenade, at 344 Third Ave. near East 26th ...
18:00 2019-08-22

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use should be cut if the UK is to become a carbon-neutral country by 2050, a committee of MPs has claime...
18:00 2019-08-22

Autocar Heroes: Greatest Porsche GTs - new Cayman GT4 meets GT3 RS and GT2 RS Which is the best Weissach-developed Porsche of the last decade? Is it a 911 - or does the new Cayman GT4 take top honours? We've been finding out Porsche has been making GT cars for 20 years, and its latest offering is the 2020 Porsche Cayman GT4 - its mid-engined sports car which returns with a n...
18:00 2019-08-22

South Africa bans deliberate display of apartheid-era flag after court rules it amounts to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court severely restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag after ruling Wednesday that it constitutes hate speech and racial discrimination....
18:26 2019-08-22

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
18:26 2019-08-22

Angel Has Fallen: is Gerard Butler Hollywood's weirdest action hero? Inane, profane and wholly humourless, the Fallen trilogy would be beyond redemption were it not for the thirsty work of its starThe many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics states that every possible outcome to every decision ever made will each happen, and each outcome exists in its own para...
18:26 2019-08-22

To be beside the seaside: Whitley Bay's daytrippers – in pictures Markéta Luskačová fell in love with and photographed Whitley Bay in the late 1970s. Her warm and intimate images from 40 years ago capture families young and old enjoying the north-east coast – wind, grey skies and rain notwithstandingBy the Sea is at the Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol, until 5 Oct...
18:26 2019-08-22

Trump to grant student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Wednesday to automatically cancel the student loan debt of disabled veterans. More than 25,000 service members will have their debt wiped away....
18:26 2019-08-22

Chevy's 2020 Bolt EV will pack a longer 259-mile range Chevy hasn't tweaked the Bolt EV much since its introduction, but an impending refresh could be welcome by giving drivers what they often crave: more range. The EPA has rated the 2020 Bolt EV as delivering 259 miles of range, up substantially from t......
18:52 2019-08-22

La Liga on TV in UK and Ireland: Will a deal be reached before Barcelona face Real Madrid? Fans of La Liga in UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition for the first three weeks, but there is still no deal in place to broadcast the competition for the remainder of the season....
18:52 2019-08-22

QPR boss Mark Warburton defends Yoann Barbet after latest penalty challenge in Swansea defeat Mark Warburton refused to criticise defender Yoann Barbet for giving away a penalty against Swansea just minutes after his QPR side had clawed their way back into the game....
18:52 2019-08-22

The Bose Portable Home speaker sports sleek looks and 360-degree sound Bose has long been a huge player in the world of portable speakers – and its latest model, the Bose Portable Home Speaker, should serve to cement that reputation even further.The new Bluetooth speaker packs wireless connectivity, a 12-hour battery life and 360-degree audio into a super compac...
18:52 2019-08-22

Celebrate Intel Gamer Days™ with the Legion Trivia Truck at PAX West Intel Gamer Days™ is back and Lenovo Legion will be celebrating with an exciting opportunity at PAX West in Seattle!From August 30 through September 2, use your PAX badge to hail a ride between the Washington Convention Center (Pike St. entrance) and Pike’s Place Market, and test your ...
18:52 2019-08-22

Limited time Sony Xperia 10 Plus deal sees price slashed to just £285 The Sony Xperia 10 Plus has never been cheaper than it is right now, thanks to the Amazon end of summer sale - the perfect warm up to Black Friday later this year.The online retailer is discounting a whole raft of tech, and for Sony phone fans there's good news as the Xperia 10 Plus, Xperia XZ3...
18:52 2019-08-22

Two Years Ago, They Fled Myanmar Into Squalor. Home Still Looks Worse. Fear of more ethnic cleansing has kept hundreds of thousands of Rohingya from returning. But both Bangladesh and Myanmar have kept up the claim that all is clear....
18:52 2019-08-22

Drop raises $44 million to reward loyal shoppers with gift cards Loyalty and rewards startup Drop, which is headquartered in Canada, raised $44 million from a raft of new and existing institutional investors.Read More...
18:52 2019-08-22

Barack and Michelle Obama are buying a $15M estate in Martha’s Vineyard Barack and Michelle Obama are close to buying a massive Martha’s Vineyard estate. TMZ reports that the former president and first lady are in escrow — aka in contract to purchase — a 29-acre beachfront plot with a 6,892-square-foot main house. The Obamas were initially just renting...
19:13 2019-08-22

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut at this time Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut widely expected next month by markets, highlighting policymakers' divisions over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown....
19:13 2019-08-22

First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet in the US Open, and they'll do it in their very first match at the final major of the year        ...
19:13 2019-08-22

We've Got A Diverse Group Of Cars On Track Today. What Do You Want To Know? Today a contingent of Jalopnik staffers are hanging out at New York’s Monticello Motor Club to track test an eclectic batch of cars: a Mustang GT350, Acura NSX, Hyundai Veloster N, BMW X4 X Competition, and a Mazda 3 hatchback. We’ve got a few features planned for you, but meanwhile, anything you wa...
19:13 2019-08-22

We're Really Doing This, Aren't We By now you’ve no doubt seen those Mercedes-Benzes with the illuminated LED three-point stars in the grille. Mercedes describes this accessory as “subtle,” “sophisticated” and “eye-catching.” I think it’s only one of those things, the last one, and with any luck you—a person of class and taste—agree ...
19:13 2019-08-22

Ulster Grand Prix denies it misused government funding Ulster Grand Prix organisers have refuted claims made by the BBC that it spent government funding intended for safety upgrades on other paddock works...
19:39 2019-08-22

Opel's junior rally championship goes electric from 2020 Opel has launched what it believes is the first rally championship for electric cars, replacing its flagship junior series with the ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup for the Corsa-e from 2020...
19:39 2019-08-22

Chip Gaines urges fans to spread kindness after 'tough couple of weeks' for the United States Chip Gaines is urging his fans to help spread kindness in an essay titled "We Believe in Human Kindness" on his and wife Joanna Gaines' Magnolia blog.        ...
19:39 2019-08-22

Get Southwest Fare Deals as Low as $49 Today As we mentioned last week, you probably shouldn’t book a flight on third-party sites like Expedia or Travelocity or you might miss out on some airlines’ sales. And right on cue, Southwest announced a sale on flights departing as soon as September and through the spring....
19:39 2019-08-22

Raytheon awarded $190.5M for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile production Raytheon has been awarded a $190.5 million contract for materials and spares for low-rate initial production of the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile for the U.S. Navy....
20:00 2019-08-22

U.S. sprinter Christian Coleman reportedly missed drug tests, could face suspension An athlete’s failure to be available or share his or her whereabouts with drug testers is treated as a doping violation and three misses can be treated as a positive test....
20:00 2019-08-22

Three late-round wide receivers who could pay off big in your fantasy football draft Here are three wideouts with an average draft position of Round 8 or later with a chance to exceed expectations and help your fantasy team win a title....
20:00 2019-08-22

Giants vs. Bengals: Why Vegas isn’t giving New York respect What do the New York Giants have to do to earn market respect? Despite opening the 2019 preseason a perfect 2-0 straight up and against the spread (beating the Jets 31-22 and the Chicago Bears 32-13), the G-Men were faded by sharp money out of the gate for Thursday night’s dress rehearsal at Cincinn...
20:26 2019-08-22

LeBron James isn’t to blame for Carmelo Anthony exile: ex-teammate LeBron James has only so much power. He’s not the Lakers general manager. He can’t force the team to sign Carmelo Anthony. And according to former NBA player and James teammate Kendrick Perkins, James couldn’t get the Cavaliers to sign Anthony either. “How do you know Bron haven’t went t...
20:26 2019-08-22

One Eli Manning gift that will be hard for Daniel Jones to replicate CINCINNATI — The boobirds on draft night didn’t faze him. The two fumbles in the second preseason game didn’t faze him. Baker Mayfield volunteering that he couldn’t believe that Daniel Jones was the sixth pick of the draft didn’t faze Daniel Jones. So as Jones prepares to make his road debut Thursda...
20:26 2019-08-22

US manufacturing sector contracts for first time in nearly 10 years U.S. manufacturing contracted in August for the first time in nearly a decade, the most recent indicator of the effect President Trump’s protracted trade war with China is having on the economy....
20:26 2019-08-22

New England Patriots' Patrick Chung faces felony cocaine possession charge Safety indicted on drug possession charge in New HampshireChung, 32, has played nine of 10 NFL seasons with PatriotsNew England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession.A Belknap County grand jury indicted the 32-year-old Chung on 8 Au...
20:52 2019-08-22

Torino v Wolves, Celtic v AIK and more: Europa League clockwatch – live All the latest from the evening kick-offsTraoré justifies Nuno’s faith but more hurdles await Why not send Nick an email | or tweet @NickAmes82 7.46pm BST Trabzonspor now lead 2-1 at AEK! Maybe we’ll see Sturridge in Europe after all. Caleb Ekuban, once of Leeds you know, has nabbed them both. 7.43p...
20:52 2019-08-22

Bury deadline will shift only if takeover talks are ‘very deep’, warns EFL • Club has until 11.59pm on Friday to avoid threat of expulsion• Bury owner says potential buyer has requested informationThe English Football League’s executive chair, Debbie Jevans, has maintained a firm stance on the threatened expulsion of Bury, saying that Friday’s 11:59pm deadline would be ext...
20:52 2019-08-22

Crystal Palace in talks with Christian Benteke over new contract • Striker’s deal expires next summer and he could leave for free• Palace also discussing deal with centre-back James TomkinsCrystal Palace are in talks with Christian Benteke over a new contract as they seek to ensure their record signing does not depart on a free transfer next summer.Benteke, one o...
20:52 2019-08-22

What is going on at Bury Football Club? – video report Bury FC, one of the oldest clubs in the league, could be expelled from the EFL on 23 August unless it can provide financial information to show it can pay its debts and function adequately. The Shakers have recently been promoted to League Two but have already suspended five matches at the start of ...
20:52 2019-08-22

More evidence that Apple will bring Apple Pencil support to iPhone 11 If it indeed turns out that iPhones in Apple’s next-generation lineup will include support for Apple Pencil, there will almost certainly be tons of replaying of Steve Jobs’ introduction of the iPhone back in 2007 — and rehashes, specifically, of his comments at a particular moment ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen involving Siri and other virtual assistants, audio of ...
20:52 2019-08-22

| What does Facebook's plan to hire journalists mean for media industry? Facebook's plan to hire professional journalists instead of relying solely on algorithms to deliver news is a positive step but is unlikely to shake up an embattled media industry, analysts say....
20:52 2019-08-22

Man arrested with huge arsenal of high-powered weapons; allegedly planning mass shooting California police arrested a man with several high-powered weapons they say was planning a mass shooting at a Long Beach hotel where he worked.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Trump: Danish leader's words nasty, inappropriate President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has canceled his trip to Denmark after a "nasty" and "inappropriate" comment by Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, who earlier called Trump's idea to buy Greenland "absurd." (Aug. 21)        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

AP Top Stories 21 A Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against Cardinal Pell; Facebook launches new privacy tool; San Francisco airport bans sale of some plastic bottles.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

'Power' final season premiere: 50 Cent, Starz cast hit red carpet "Power" took over Madison Square Garden in New York to premiere the final season of the Starz crime drama, with 50 Cent and more hitting the carpet.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’ The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows that even when air quality meets or exceeds established guidelines, it may still be dirty enough to claim lives, suggesting that we’re not doing ne...
21:13 2019-08-22

A red-hot alien world was found orbiting three stars NASA’s TESS exoplanet-hunting satellite has already made some incredible discoveries in its first couple of years in service, but its latest find will definitely look familiar to sci-fi fans. The planet LTT 1445 A b is a rocky world approximately 1.4 times as large as Earth. It’s a likel...
21:13 2019-08-22

Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's? Vote on your pick for the best fast food chicken sandwich As Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and Wendy's battle over the best chicken sandwich, it's time for our readers to weigh in.       ...
21:13 2019-08-22

KFC is rolling out Mac & Cheese Bowls on August 26 Kentucky Fried Chicken announced Thursday it will roll out Mac & Cheese Bowls, available as a main dish, on Aug. 26.       ...
21:13 2019-08-22

Where'd the stocks go? NASDAQ CEO on Market Shrink The stock market is a much less crowded party than it used to be. NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman says these days more companies are choosing to stay private longer -- a trend that could threaten financial equality. (August 19)       ...
21:13 2019-08-22

Enjoy free entry to more than 400 national parks on August 25 The National Park Service is celebrating its 103rd birthday on August 25th by allowing visitors to enter any national park for free. Visitors will get a chance to explore parks like Yosemite and the Grand Canyon without paying fees per car.       ...
21:39 2019-08-22

Qantas tests 19-hour, nonstop flights to Australia Qantas is flying Boeing 787s from New York and London to Sydney to study the effect of ultra-long-haul flights on the human body.       ...
21:39 2019-08-22

Planned Parenthood warns of ‘public health crisis’ after forced withdrawal from Title X “We believe there will be a public health crisis created by this denial of care,” said Sarah Stoesz, the Minnesota-based president of Planned Parenthood North Central States. “It’s a very sad day for the country.”...
21:39 2019-08-22

Spain issues international health alert for listeria outbreak from pork Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150 people and killed one person....
21:39 2019-08-22

Dick’s Sporting Goods reports strong earnings as it experiments with reducing gun sales Dick’s Sporing Goods on Thursday announced same store sales for the second quarter increased 3.2 percent, representing the company’s strongest quarterly comparable sales gain since 2016....
21:39 2019-08-22

Stardust found in Antarctic snow, scientists say Australian scientists found stardust in freshly melted snow from Antarctica, discovering large amounts of a rare isotope iron-60, which is not natively found on Earth....
21:39 2019-08-22

YouTube flags robot battle videos as “animal fights” Enlarge / The "Great White" bot from King of Bots. On Monday, several YouTube users had their videos removed from the service due to YouTube's restrictions on animal fight footage. This was confusing, because the videos in question showed no animals fighting; instead, they showed robots battling....
21:39 2019-08-22

Vantagescore Solutions could be your alternative to FICO scores A shake-up is taking place in the mortgage lending industry. Barrett Burns, Vantagescore Solutions CEO, joins "The Exchange" to discuss if the reign of the FICO score has ended....
22:00 2019-08-22

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
22:00 2019-08-22

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it’s wrong that China is detaining two Canadians and the Trump administration is focused on helping the two be released...
22:00 2019-08-22

Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova has been found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session. The champion hurdler, 25, was discovered in the Morshansky District in the Tamblov Oblast region of western Russia. She suffered a cardiac arrest while training, according to ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Yuma BP arrests 16 in connection to human smuggling attempts YUMA, Ariz, – Sixteen people were arrested earlier this week after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts in less than a 24-hour time period. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a white Ford Expedition occupied by seven people was referred at an immi...
22:00 2019-08-22

Airman fatally shot trying to enter Phoenix apartment ID’d PHOENIX (AP) — Luke Air Force Base officials say an airman fatally shot while attempting to enter a Phoenix apartment was a 21-year-old service member from Florida. Luke officials said Thursday that the man killed Sunday was Senior Airman Cody J. Fryhover, whose hometown was Leesburg, Florida, and w...
22:00 2019-08-22

Heat takes down more UPS workers during hottest summer ever July was officially the hottest month on record, and in the scorching sun, UPS workers have convulsed, fainted and landed in the emergency room with heat-induced kidney failure, interviews and medical records show. Sixteen employees of the delivery company told NBC News they have suffered heat illne...
22:00 2019-08-22

Jeffrey Epstein had painting of girl lying with tiger at New Mexico home, in latest odd art reveal Odd and often creepy details continue to surface in the aftermath of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, giving a glimpse of the twisted extravagance that was a staple of his life -- right down to the art he chose to display on his walls....
22:26 2019-08-22

Arkansas WWII veteran, 99, had this to say to the younger generation A 99-year-old Arkansas World War II veteran who was presented with a series of medals this week has a bit of advice for the younger generation: “Stay in school,” and “Come out with the idea of serving people.”...
22:26 2019-08-22

Baltimore teen gets life in prison for running over cop in stolen Jeep while ordered to be on house arrest A Baltimore teen who was supposed to be confined to house arrest last year at the time he ran over a police officer in a stolen Jeep was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison....
22:26 2019-08-22

NJ murder victim was stabbed multiple times by co-worker: court docs The New Jersey accountant charged in the lunch-break slaying of his co-worker allegedly stabbed the victim several times — then fretted to colleagues about being arrested, according to new court papers. Employees at marketing firm Engine Group in Princeton told investigators they picked up on ...
22:26 2019-08-22

38 former students sue Yeshiva University over alleged sex abuse After years of failed attempts to sue Yeshiva University, 38 former students who say they were sexually abused by three rabbis and other school staff decades ago can now seek justice under the Child Victims Act. The victims say while they attended all-boys Yeshiva University High School, the princip...
22:26 2019-08-22

Cops search for Bronx pastor accused of kissing 11-year-old girl Cops are searching for a Bronx pastor who is accused of kissing an 11-year-old girl during a music lesson, police and law enforcement sources said Thursday. The clergyman — who police say may have been operating under an alias as he ran a church at 2101 Creston Ave. — was teaching the youngster pia...
22:26 2019-08-22

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

U.S. Government Bonds Send Warning About Slowing Growth U.S. government bonds sent a fresh warning about the economy Thursday after a report showed that manufacturing activity slowed this month to the lowest in almost 10 years. That data led the yield on the 10-year note to fall below the yield on the two-year note....
22:26 2019-08-22

Yields Plumb New Lows, but 'Century Bonds' Remain Scarce Bond yields in many countries have fallen to record lows this summer. Yet few governments have responded as many bankers and investors say they should, by locking in ultralow rates for decades....
22:26 2019-08-22

Home-Builder Stocks Soar Past S&P 500 Home-builder shares are fast approaching their highs for the year, moving past steep 2018 losses because of a combination of falling mortgage rates and firming housing data....
22:26 2019-08-22

‘What Do People Want Me to Do? Wear Black Every Day?’: How Child Star JoJo Siwa Built Her Sparkly Empire Upstairs at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, little girls were bouncing in like grounders, but JoJo Siwa knew how to field them. She caught their smartphone cameras in her right hand, scooped in their tiny shoulders with her left. The girls cracked smiles. They squinted. They screamed. Siwa bare...
22:52 2019-08-22

Remembering Peter Fonda as a Counterculture Star Peter Fonda was the son of old Hollywood royalty, and although he rejected the mantle of tinselly fame he stood to inherit from his father Henry Fonda, his own personal glamour was always something to behold. Fonda, who died on Aug. 16 at age 79, got his start in small television roles in the early ...
22:52 2019-08-22

A New Novel Sees Beyond the Abstraction of Today’s Refugee Stories After two summers volunteering in a refugee center in Athens as thousands of families flooded into Greece, Christy Lefteri found herself wondering what it means to see, and be seen. From the question sprang her second novel, which follows Nuri, a Syrian beekeeper, and his wife Afra, an artist blinde...
22:52 2019-08-22

Art Laffer warns on negative rates, saying he'd borrow as much as he could for no interest "If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the "Trumponomics" co-author says....
22:52 2019-08-22

Missy Elliott announces last-minute release for her first album since 2005 The rapper has revealed on social media that ‘a collection of new songs’ known as Iconography will be unveiled at midnightMissy Elliott has announced a surprise release of her first album since 2005.The rapper revealed on her social media accounts that Iconography will be unveiled at midnight and ha...
22:52 2019-08-22

Watch: Showtime releases first-look teaser of 'The L Word: Generation Q' Showtime released a first-look teaser of "The L Word: Generation Q" featuring returning stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, and Leisha Hailey, and new cast members....
23:13 2019-08-22

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year....
23:13 2019-08-22

VW's Electric ID. Buggy Recalls '60s Car Culture in All the Right Ways This romping off-road prototype won’t find its way to dealership floors, but the electric platform on which it’s built previews the brand’s thrilling plans, says Dan Neil....
23:39 2019-08-22

Why Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah have all trained in Dubai Elite athletes from around the world are heading to the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, which was designed with the aspiration to become one of the world's best....
23:39 2019-08-22

McConnell offers fresh defense of Senate filibuster, warns Democrats could pass ‘socialist policies’ if they take control In an op-ed, the Senate majority leader touted the rights of the minority party in his chamber and said, “America needs the Senate to be the Senate.”...
23:39 2019-08-22

Canada’s climate change plan among worst in G7: report The Climate Action Network, a global association of more than 1,300 climate groups, issued a report card on the climate plans of the G7 nations ahead of the leaders' summit in France this weekend....
00:00 2019-08-23

Marvel’s Avengers game: release date, news, trailers and first impressions After two years of secrecy, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics are nearly ready to talk about their first Avengers game – or, as we know it, Marvel’s Avengers.At Square Enix's E3 2019 press event, we finally got our first look at the game in a story trailer that seems to riff on som...
00:00 2019-08-23

The titanium Apple Card comes with a series of insane care instructions Apple's physical, titanium Apple Card comes with its own set of cleaning and care instructions – seriously. Having just released its credit card in the US, Apple has published a support page for the Apple Card detailing how to clean and care for it.As it turns out, the Apple Card require...
00:00 2019-08-23

Cathleen Schine Writes Fiction. But She Prefers Not to Read It at Work. The author of “The Grammarians” and other novels favors nonfiction when she’s writing: “I try not to read contemporary fiction, which is often so good it’s discouraging or so bad it’s discouraging.”...
00:00 2019-08-23

Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who have been held by China since late last year....
00:00 2019-08-23

Polish rescue service finds body of trapped caver Polish rescuers have found the body of one of two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland's Tatra mountains since Saturday, mountain rescue service TOPR said late on Thursday....
00:00 2019-08-23

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7 Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in eastern Ukraine....
00:00 2019-08-23

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a boulder, bounced backward, and tumbled 55 feet along the asteroid’s surface before coming to rest upside down in a hole. Read more......
00:26 2019-08-23

Anthem: Six Months Later It’s already been six months since the online shooter Anthem came out. A lot has happened during that time, though not as much as players had hoped. The game launched with many bugs and flaws, and both players and the developers have acknowledged that it needs a lot of work....
00:26 2019-08-23

Fortnite Season 10 Is A Bust There was a lot of player excitement in the run-up to Fortnite’s Season 10, with early hints suggesting the return of old, beloved landmarks like Dusty Depot to the game’s constantly-changing map. When the new season arrived earlier this month, it brought those teased map changes, but it also brough...
00:26 2019-08-23

Session Is A Hardcore Skateboarding Sim With Cool, Weird Controls “Pretty much everyone who tries the game eats shit like crazy at first,” Marc-Andre Houde told me when I met him in New York to see crea-ture studios’ forthcoming skateboarding game, Session. Maybe that’s a bad way to sell a video game, but Session is an unusual game—more a skate sim than an arcade ...
00:26 2019-08-23

11 thrilling ways to discover Antarctica Once upon a time there was basically only one way for an ordinary person to visit Antarctica -- climbing aboard a small cruise ship and visiting the frozen continent en masse with hundreds of other passengers....
00:52 2019-08-23

Pirates waive C Cervelli after he asks for release The Pirates released veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli, who has played only 34 games this season after a concussion in May. He's hoping to catch on with a contender....
00:52 2019-08-23

Movie theaters are ripping you off as much as greedy airlines Please select your seat. Would you like more degrees of recline? How about a hot meal or early seating? Such choices were once the domain of increasingly greedy airlines, with pricey add-ons making the difference between a bare-bones flight and a bearable one. Oh, you want to bring your clothes to B...
00:52 2019-08-23

Sean Spicer pumped for ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Former White House spokesman Sean Spicer will approach “Dancing with the Stars” much like he did the challenge of national politics in America’s hyper-partisan environment. “We may or may not be treating this like a campaign,” Spicer told Kelly Collis and Tommy McFly, the hosts of “The Tommy Show,” ...
00:52 2019-08-23

Danny Cohen, Who Helped Set the Stage for a Digital Era, Dies at 81 A computer scientist who devised the first flight simulator and paved the way for internet voice calls, cloud computing and online dating. (He married her.)...
00:52 2019-08-23

Tim Cook has found the 'recipe' for a positive relationship with Trump, says Yale's Jeff Sonnenfeld Apple CEO Tim Cook has found the "recipe" for a positive relationship with the president, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC on Thursday....
01:13 2019-08-23

Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said....
01:13 2019-08-23

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect Allies of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system....
01:13 2019-08-23

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted on one count of cocaine possession in New Hampshire for an offense that occurred around late June.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

MLB: Justin Verlander, Houston Astros barring Detroit Free Press violates CBA Verlander requested the Houston Astros to keep writer Anthony Fenech out of the clubhouse after the Tigers' 2-1 win       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Steve Spurrier values Alliance of American Football title as much as his ACC and SEC crowns Steve Spurrier places an equal value on his Alliance of American Football title as the ones he won in the ACC and SEC while a college football coach.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

10 things that stood out from our examination of recruiting costs for Power Five schools College basketball and college football programs spend a lot on recruiting. 10 takeaways from an examination of Power Five public schools expenses.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

MLB home run craziness: 34 players have already set career bests – with six weeks remaining As home runs fly at a record rate, MLB players are shattering their career-highs – with more than a month remaining.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Russian high jump world champ calls out own country for handling of doping scandal Russian track and field athlete Maria Lasitskene criticized her country’s athletics federation for slow progress in response to massive doping saga.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Bills rookie Oliver boosted by Kyle Williams' crash course Buffalo Bills rookie defensive tackle Ed Oliver credits just-retired Kyle Williams for providing him a boost during weeklong visit at training camp       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Bus companies reject calls to ban immigration agents from boarding Despite calls for bus companies to refuse to allow federal immigration officials onboard, several coach companies say they will continue to cooperate....
01:13 2019-08-23

Tennessee girl, 2, recovering after caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water following 'bad day' A 2-year-old girl in Tennessee is recovering from the first of many surgeries after her caretaker allegedly burned her feet with scalding water because the child had "a bad day." ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Co-worker arrested in stabbing death on Cal State Fullerton campus A suspect has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a retired college administrator at the California State University, Fullerton campus, officials said Thursday. ...
01:13 2019-08-23

DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Big Economic Headache As the economy softens, the president’s early attempts to supercharge it are faltering or maybe even less effective than first thought. That could be a problem next year....
01:39 2019-08-23

I wanted to hate Popeyes’ chicken sandwich, but damn it, it’s good I was ready — make that itching — to laugh off Popeyes’ brand-new chicken sandwich. The Twitter war between Popeyes and its competitors over bragging rights alone was enough to make me barf. Plus, all the other heavily hyped “new” offerings from “fast-casual” joints I’ve tried in recent ...
01:39 2019-08-23

Doing housework could substantially lower risk of ‘early death,’ study says Doing light physical activity such as cooking or washing dishes each day is enough to substantially lower the risk of early death, a study suggests. Researchers say people can raise their chances of living a longer life by moving just a little bit more and sitting a little less. In the study, led by...
01:39 2019-08-23

Long-dormant Age of Empires IV might resurface in November Age of Empires IV, a game that’s been teased for two years, is finally going to make its gameplay debut later this year — at least, we hope so. Microsoft turned up empty-handed to this week’s Gamescom. Okay, that’s not entirely true. Microsoft’s busy pushing its upcoming Gears of War 5, so it’s no s...
01:39 2019-08-23

Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So, I’m stuck listening to my MP3s on my iPhone‘s Music app. Generally, this isn’t too bad. The thing is, it lacks a pretty basic feature, one that exists...
01:39 2019-08-23

CHEAP: $150 off a Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet (and a free S Pen)? Yes please Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is showing its age, but it’s still a worthy iPad alternative for those wedded to Google’s Android ecosystem. As Samsung gradually rolls out its successor, vendors are dropping the price ...
01:39 2019-08-23

Meghan Markle Puts a Spotlight on Positivity After Private Jet Drama Meghan Markle is focusing on the sweetness. On Thursday, the Duchess of Sussex's Instagram account spread some positivity by highlighting Luminary Bakery, a London-based social......
01:39 2019-08-23

13 Reasons Why Season 3 Will Show a Different Side of Bryce Walker Bryce Walker is dead. But that doesn't mean you won't see him again. It's 13 Reasons Why, after all, Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) was dead and appeared in two......
01:39 2019-08-23

How Brody Jenner's Girlfriend Josie Canseco Showered Her Man With Birthday Love It's a new year and new beginning for Brody Jenner. As The Hills: New Beginnings star celebrated his 36th birthday on Wednesday, there was a special someone who made the day extra......
01:39 2019-08-23

Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 billion eOne deal Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks....
01:39 2019-08-23

Exclusive: Boeing, grappling with uneven 737 supply chain, targets 52 per month in February - sources Boeing Co has told suppliers it will resume production of its best-selling 737 jets at a rate of 52 aircraft per month in February 2020, then stepping up to a record 57 jets monthly in June, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
01:39 2019-08-23

S&P 500 stalls in economic data offset, ahead of Fed chair's speech The benchmark S&P 500 ended little changed on Thursday as a fall in U.S. jobless claims offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity while investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech on Friday for clues on the central bank's monetary policy....
01:39 2019-08-23

U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two countries' escalating trade war....
01:39 2019-08-23

Exclusive: Biofuels company proposes to buy fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery A biofuels producer said on Thursday it is proposing to acquire the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery and convert it to make renewable diesel and jet fuels....
01:39 2019-08-23

At 19 hours, it's the world's longest flight. But how will the human body cope? Australian airline Qantas has announced three test flights, with 40 people traveling directly from London or New York to Sydney, to see how the human body copes with 19 solid hours of air travel....
02:00 2019-08-23

Woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond while learning how to find diamonds A Texas woman was sitting in the shade at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, watching a YouTube video on how to find diamonds. Then she found one right where she was sitting....
02:00 2019-08-23

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of helping with investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
02:00 2019-08-23

France's Macron calls Amazon fires an international emergency French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest are an international emergency and called for the situation to be discussed at the G7 summit....
02:00 2019-08-23

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring and enforcement of environmental protections....
02:00 2019-08-23

Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage For the world’s estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that must be performed at least once in a lifetime, if health and finances permit. The ritual, known as the Hajj, includes about five days of acti...
02:26 2019-08-23

Study links certain metabolites to stem cell function in the intestine MIT biologists have discovered an unexpected effect of a ketogenic, or fat-rich, diet: They showed that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the breakdown of fat, help the intestine to maintain a large pool of adult stem cells, which are crucial for keeping the intestinal lining healt...
02:26 2019-08-23

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
02:26 2019-08-23

Miley Cyrus denies cheating on Liam Hemsworth, says she had to leave 'partying' life behind Miley Cyrus is opening up about her split from Liam Hemsworth, sharing a candid series of tweets about how she has matured from her drug-filled past.        ...
02:26 2019-08-23

Get 16% off Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography Plan with this special deal Adobe has slashed 16% off its Creative Cloud Photography Plan, which includes unlimited access to Photoshop and Lightoom, plus 20GB cloud storage for your pictures and projects.The Photography Plan was already the most affordable way to become part of Creative Cloud, and now it's an even better...
02:26 2019-08-23

|BrianMolefe’sD-dayarrives-butnoR10myet The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund is expecting more than R10m to enter its account by close of business on Thursday from former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe....
02:52 2019-08-23

Jaboukie Young-White to kick off new season of Comedy Central stand-up specials Comedy Central's latest edition of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents...." is not joking around, as the network has booked some of the scene's most promising stars for its upcoming season....
02:52 2019-08-23

Los Angeles toddler rescued after parents’ murder-suicide: cops A 2-year-old girl was found unharmed in her Los Angeles home after her parents died in an apparent murder-suicide, police said. The toddler was inside the Sun Valley home Monday when her father, Perry Forman, 63, fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself, according to the Los Angeles D...
02:52 2019-08-23

Walmart to renovate and reopen El Paso store with mass shooting memorial The El Paso Walmart where 22 people were gunned down earlier this month is set to reopen after a renovation that will include the installation of a memorial for the victims, company officials said. The total overhaul of the Walmart in El Paso’s Cielo Vista Mall is expected to take roughly three to f...
02:52 2019-08-23

8-year-old takes parents’ car for 87-mph joyride on the Autobahn He should have stuck to his Hot Wheels. An 8-year-old German boy took his parents’ Volkswagen Golf on a late-night joyride on the Autobahn, hitting speeds of 87 miles per hour, the Guardian reported. The pint-size speed demon even had the presence of mind to pull over, put on the car’s h...
02:52 2019-08-23

All passengers make it out of fiery plane crash alive All 10 people aboard a small jet plane that went up in flames when it crashed just off the runway at a California airport made it out alive, reports said. The pilot of the twin-engine Cessna Citation jet, heading from Oroville to Portland International Airport, aborted takeoff at Oroville Municipal ...
02:52 2019-08-23

FROM THE FIELD: Argentina Preserving Pristine Forests Thousands of species of animals and plants which are indigenous to a vast forest in Argentina could be saved thanks to a partnership between the United Nations and the South American country.  ...
02:52 2019-08-23

BJP To Launch "Cha Chakra" To Counter Trinamool's "Didi Ke Bolo" Campaign In a bid to counter TMC's "Didi Ke Bolo" (Tell Didi) mass outreach programme, the West Bengal BJP unit is all set to launch "Cha Chakra" - get together over a cup of tea- to reach out to the people......
03:13 2019-08-23

India, Pak Should Resolve Kashmir Bilaterally: French President Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his......
03:13 2019-08-23

Aligarh Muslim University Student Arrested Over PM Poster On Facebook An Aligarh Muslim University student was arrested after his Facebook page showed an objectionable poster on Prime Minister Narendra Modi carried recently by anti-India protesters in London, police......
03:13 2019-08-23

Four people wounded in Los Angeles Skid Row shooting, female suspect at large An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, police said....
03:13 2019-08-23

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
03:39 2019-08-23

Jofra Archer takes six wickets for England to vindicate Joe Root's bold decision When you win the toss and bowl, as England did in the Third Ashes Test at Headingley, there is great expectation. Get it wrong, and your decision will not be forgotten in a hurry, particularly in the Ashes. Hussain, Brisbane 2002. Ponting, Edgbaston 2005....
03:39 2019-08-23

The Best Bags to Buy From Nordstrom's Herschel Supply Co. Pop-In Nordstrom’s been known to host a handful of great Pop-Ins, but their latest exclusive collaboration with Herschel Supply Co. was clearly make for back to school season. The collection, which was “inspired by music and travel,” introduces six new colorways—and a whole lot of personality—to the Hersch...
03:39 2019-08-23

DOJ Manages to Stay Racist Even Though Attorney General No Longer Named After Confederates Who needs an attorney general named after multiple Confederates to be racist? Apparently not Trump’s Department of Justice, which is managing its rate of racism just fine under Attorney General William Barr, thank you very much!...
03:39 2019-08-23

Free entry at most national parks August 25 The National Park Service is celebrating its 103rd birthday on August 25th by allowing visitors to enter any national park for free. Visitors will get a chance to explore parks like Yosemite and the Grand Canyon without paying fees per car.       ...
04:00 2019-08-23

Women’s World Cup was ‘a balloon that deflated,’ says Carly Telford • England goalkeeper says FA can learn from France’s mistakes • ‘Towns and cities not as football-friendly as they needed to be’The England goalkeeper, Carly Telford, has criticised the efforts of France as Women’s World Cup hosts, describing the tournament as “a balloon that deflated quickly” and h...
04:00 2019-08-23

Adam Ashley-Cooper and Jordan Petaia make Wallabies cut for Rugby World Cup Veteran joins bolter Jordan Petaia on plane to JapanDavid Pocock makes squad despite injury concernsEvergreen Adam Ashley-Cooper and fledgling Jordan Petaia have bolted into the most experienced Australian squad ever named to contest a Rugby World Cup.Two midfield backs at polar ends of their career...
04:00 2019-08-23

8-Year-Old ‘Princess’ Mummy Finally Laid to Rest in Her Home Bolivia An incredibly well-preserved and rare young female mummy is finally being returned from North America to her rightful home in Bolivia. ...
04:00 2019-08-23

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon The World Health Organization says it’s theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment...
04:26 2019-08-23

Back from 'hell', Fury helping others fight their demons Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he "tasted death" during the mental health crisis that brought him to the brink of suicide but is back and on a mission to help others....
04:26 2019-08-23

Amazon rainforest fires: Macron calls for 'international crisis' to lead G7 discussions Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro lashes out at ‘sensationalist’ comments saying they were for ‘personal political gain’France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said the fires in the Amazon are an “international crisis” and called for them to be top of the agenda at the G7 summit, prompting a furious response...
04:26 2019-08-23

Governor criticized for 'disgusting' anti-immigrant email sent day before El Paso attack Letter from Greg Abbott warns over ‘illegal immigrants’ and says ‘we’ll need to take matters into our own hands’The day before a gunman in El Paso carried out the deadliest attack against Latinos in modern US history, the Texas governor sent out an anti-immigrant fundraising letter calling on Republ...
04:26 2019-08-23

California police arrest hotel worker allegedly planning mass shooting Long Beach police: suspect had huge arsenal and well-laid plansRodolfo Montoya allegedly plotted revenge attack on MarriottPolice in Long Beach, California, appear to have thwarted a mass shooting by arresting a hotel cook who had amassed an astonishing cache of powerful firearms and had well-laid p...
04:26 2019-08-23

‘Beyond proud’: Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor The former White House press secretary will make her debut on Trump’s favorite show Fox & Friends next monthThe former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, further bolstering the revolving door between the conservative television network and Donald Trump’s ...
04:26 2019-08-23

Jeffrey Epstein's will set up trust fund to shield $577m fortune days before death Financier created fund in new will two days before suicideExperts say prying open fund will be difficult for accusersThe will that disgraced financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577m in assets into a trust fund that could make i...
04:26 2019-08-23

White-tailed eagles return to southern Britain after 240 years Conservationists hope release of six eaglets on Isle of Wight will mirror Scotland successWhite-tailed eagles are gracing the skies of southern Britain for the first time in 240 years after six eaglets were released on the Isle of Wight.The huge birds, which are fitted with satellite tags, are expec...
04:26 2019-08-23

Google is reportedly working on a Nest Mini smart speaker that boasts big sound The (re)absorption of smart home device manufacturer Nest by Google in 2018 has resulted in the rebranding of Google's smart speakers, starting with the awkwardly named Google Nest Hub Max. But according to 9to5Google, the big brother to the Google Home Hub won't be the only smart dev...
04:26 2019-08-23

UK rail line becomes first in world to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route paves way for solar-powered trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, about 100 solar panels at the trackside site will supply rene...
04:52 2019-08-23

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
05:13 2019-08-23

Teen Mom's Briana De Jesus Has the Best Reaction to Javi Marroquin's Relationship Drama Somebody may have dodged a bullet in the romance department. As Teen Mom 2's Javi Marroquin continues to make news in regards to his relationship with Lauren Comeau, one ex-girlfriend......
05:39 2019-08-23

Thomas loses cushion, shares lead in Tour Championship Schauffele's 64 best of the day at Tour Championship and only worth share of lead with Thomas, Koepka        ...
06:00 2019-08-23

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled out the sketches of a plan that it presents as an attempt to both make the web more private, putting increased limits on the ability of sites to track ...
06:00 2019-08-23

Packers and Raiders forced to play preseason game on 80-yard field Hold all your Canadian exchange rate jokes, please. Thursday’s Packers-Raiders matchup in Winnipeg, Manitoba, took place on an 80-yard field after the Raiders voiced concerns over patched goal-post holes in an end zone. The posts were moved from inside the end zone, where they’re regulat...
06:26 2019-08-23

Yankees carry big weapon into possible World Series preview vs. Dodgers OAKLAND, Calif. — The schedule calls for Yankees fans to start dreaming of a World Series preview. The circumstances might cause them to reflect backward, rather than forward, on an unwanted déjà vu. Consider this column an offer to meet in the middle. The series at Dodger Stadium this weekend, the ...
06:26 2019-08-23

UPDATE 3-VMware to pay $5 bln for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients. VMware bought Pivotal Software Inc in a $2.7 billion deal. Dell Technologies Inc is the controlling stakehol...
06:26 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 bln eOne deal Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks....
06:26 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it benefits from acquisitions and more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
06:26 2019-08-23

President Trump Scraps Plan to Cut Foreign Aid Amid Bipartisan Pushback (WASHINGTON) — Facing bipartisan opposition, President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had already approved. A senior administration official and a Democratic congressional aide confirmed the decision Thursday. Both spoke on condition of...
06:26 2019-08-23

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Networ...
06:26 2019-08-23

Jay Inslee Helped Make Climate Change a Top Campaign Issue. He Says That’s Not Enough During his six-month campaign for president, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made climate change a focus of the Democratic presidential primary, forcing it onto the debate stage and pushing other candidates to match his ambitious plans. But Inslee believes that is not enough. Candidates may be talking ab...
06:26 2019-08-23

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
06:52 2019-08-23

Europa League: Role reversal leaves Eintracht Frankfurt down but not out Colorful, fanatic support and unlikely underdog victories carried Eintracht Frankfurt to the Europa League semifinals last year. But in the final qualifying round first leg, French side Strasbourg turned the tables....
06:52 2019-08-23

Opinion: Vladimir Putin shows his hand as Moscow rehabilitates Stalin's conquests The Kremlin uses World War II as a way of embedding in the Russian mind the idea that everything the authorities of "Fortress Russia" did, do or will do in the future is good by definition, writes DW's Konstantin Eggert....
06:52 2019-08-23

Italy: President offers politicians more time to avert snap elections A snap election hangs in the balance as President Sergio Mattarella has agreed to meet party leaders again next week. Squabbling has beset Europe's third-largest economy and plunged the government into a crisis....
06:52 2019-08-23

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened" British PM Boris Johnson. But should he really be feeling encouraged?...
06:52 2019-08-23

How to edit RAW images using Affinity Photo on a Mac RAW photos provide a wealth of editing options unavailable in other file types, but not all image-editing apps support the format. Learn how to edit RAW images using Affinity Photo on a Mac....
07:13 2019-08-23

Pakistan predicts Indian 'false flag' attack that triggers face-off with 'nuclear-armed countries' Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan raised the prospect of nuclear war with India while calling for international assistance in a territorial dispute with his larger democratic neighbor....
07:13 2019-08-23

Kansas professor charged with secretly working on Chinese government program A University of Kansas chemistry professor has been indicted on federal charges that he hid his work for a Chinese university while he also conducted research funded by the U.S. government....
07:13 2019-08-23

New all-electric Peugeot e-208 on sale now News 22 Aug, 2019 The pure-electric e-208 supermini looks set to upstage the Renault Zoe with a 211-mile range and a starting price of £25,050...
07:13 2019-08-23

99 per cent of fuel thefts go unpunished News 22 Aug, 2019 Met Police reports £1.1m of fuel thefts in London in 2018, while rest of UK sees £638,217 of fuel stolen in the same year...
07:13 2019-08-23

New York's George Washington Bridge re-opened after suspicious package: mayor The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said....
07:13 2019-08-23

Florida executes man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994 A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 was executed in Florida on Thursday night, officials said....
07:13 2019-08-23

| WATCH | Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans? Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020. Kwame Amoah Mensah reports....
07:39 2019-08-23

Traveller24.com | WATCH | Ghana draws African-American tourists with 'Year of Return' US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America....
07:39 2019-08-23

| Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling....
07:39 2019-08-23

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
07:39 2019-08-23

20-Million-Year-Old Skull Whispers Evolutionary Secrets A visually entrapping 20-million-year-old skull is providing new data on the evolution of brains in primates. ...
07:39 2019-08-23

The Team Goodsmile Racing Hatsune Miku Mercedes AMG GT3, which is racing in the 10 hours of Suzuka t The Team Goodsmile Racing Hatsune Miku Mercedes AMG GT3, which is racing in the 10 hours of Suzuka this weekend, continues to have a very good livery. That is all. ...
08:00 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:00 2019-08-23

Indian shares rebound after report of likely FPI tax rollback Indian shares rebounded from a sharp fall on Friday, following a media report that the government could soon announce a rollback of higher taxes for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs)....
08:00 2019-08-23

What are the 6 essential nutrients? There are six essential nutrients that people need in their diets to ensure the body has everything it needs for good health. Read what they are here....
08:00 2019-08-23

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it London, Reuters - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it....
08:26 2019-08-23

FDA pegs Edwards Lifesciences Sapien delivery system recall as severest The U.S. health regulator on Thursday categorized the recall of Edwards Lifesciences Corp's Sapien 3 Ultra delivery system as extremely serious, highlighting health risks associated with its use, but the products will remain on the market....
08:26 2019-08-23

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated with them, according to a new U.S. study....
08:26 2019-08-23

Lori Loughlin keeping 'meticulous records' on college scam case ahead of trial: report Lori Loughlin was once obsessed with getting her daughters into the University of Southern California (USC). Now, the former "Fuller House" star is said to be obsessed with her upcoming trial in the college admissions scandal case, a new report claims....
08:26 2019-08-23

YouTube pulls hundreds of channels tied to Hong Kong influence campaign On Monday, both Twitter and Facebook announced they'd blocked accounts from China that were involved in disinformation attempts around protests in Hong Kong. Now YouTube revealed it has disabled 210 channels this week that "behaved in a coordinated m......
08:52 2019-08-23

Motorola One Action Set to Launch in India Today, How to Watch Live Stream Motorola One Action price in India is yet to be revealed, though it was launched in Europe last week with a price tag of EUR 259 (roughly Rs. 20,600)....
08:52 2019-08-23

Missing Cipriani head chef's body found at New York hostel, police say The body of a head chef at a popular New York City restaurant was found dead Wednesday at a hostel in Queens after he had been missing for four days, police told Fox News. ...
08:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong court extends restrictions on airport protesters: state TV Hong Kong's High Court on Friday extended an order restricting protesters at the city's international airport, according to Chinese state broadcaster CCTV....
09:13 2019-08-23

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
09:13 2019-08-23

Donald Trump's Message To G7 Leaders This Weekend: Be More Like The US President Donald Trump will highlight US economic policies under his stewardship at meetings with other G7 leaders this weekend in France and encourage allies to follow the American model to stave off......
09:13 2019-08-23

UK's Boris Johnson Puts His Feet Up In French President Macron's Palace British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putting his feet......
09:13 2019-08-23

"All The Forces": China's Global Social Media Push In Hong Kong Protests While little news or video footage of the Hong Kong protests made its way into mainland China in the early weeks, the subject now dominates the news and most-read topic lists on China's Twitter-like......
09:13 2019-08-23

ID theft ring targeting veterans lands 5 men behind bars (WOAI)  – Federal authorities in San Antonio have filed charges against five men accused of orchestrating an international theft ring. The men allegedly targeted thousands of veterans and their dependents – taking their personal information to steal millions of dollars in benefits. Robert Wayn...
09:39 2019-08-23

Todd Chrisley says he forgives estranged daughter Lindsie, calls out children for 'greed' Todd Chrisley is trying to make amends with his estranged daughter, Lindsie Chrisley. He also called out his children for "greed" and "backstabbing."        ...
09:39 2019-08-23

Howard Milstein shaking up Golf Magazine Howard Milstein, the banking and real-estate tycoon and short-time owner of the New York Islanders, is shaking up Golf Magazine and the Golf.com Web site, which he bought last year for about $10 million. Two top ad executives whom Milstein inherited when he bought the media properties from Meredith ...
09:39 2019-08-23

Luis Severino inching closer toward making rehab start OAKLAND, Calif. — The news from Tampa on injured Yankees pitchers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances continued to be positive Thursday. According to manager Aaron Boone, Severino threw a two-inning simulated game that went well and is moving toward a minor league rehab assignment if there are no setb...
10:00 2019-08-23

How new Dodgers’ voice is thriving in shadow of Vin Scully The Dodgers have made Joe Davis’ impossible job a manageable one. Davis had the unenviable task of stepping into the booth Vin Scully occupied for 67 years as the legendary voice of the Dodgers — first in Brooklyn, then in Los Angeles. Since Davis took over behind the mic in 2017, the Dodgers contin...
10:00 2019-08-23

How Vegas handled two quirky NFL preseason games Two quirky NFL preseason games made it an interesting night for the Las Vegas sportsbooks Thursday. The Ravens beat the Eagles 26-15 for their 16th straight preseason win, but that wasn’t any consolation for Over bettors. The game was stopped with 11:43 remaining because of lightning after a short d...
10:00 2019-08-23

From checkpoint to counterpoint: on tour with the Palestine Youth Orchestra Most international musicians would baulk at the notion of a two-day journey to final rehearsals past military checkpoints on alert for weapons smugglers - but for 19-year-old viola player Ibrahim......
10:00 2019-08-23

Daniel Jones Shows Promise in a Giants Preseason Win The rookie quarterback completed a difficult week with an encouraging performance, leading the Giants to a touchdown during a 25-23 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals....
10:00 2019-08-23

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2 Kiké Hernandez capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 after being one-hit through eight innings       ...
10:00 2019-08-23