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The Kia Telluride is surprisingly high-tech and stylish (for a Kia)

For better or worse, automakers are categorized. BMW makes luxury cars, and Honda makes cars that last forever. Porsche builds cars that go fast while the driver wears black driving gloves. As for Kia...

The Kia Telluride is surprisingly high-tech and stylish (for a Kia)

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Kia Telluride The Telluride, introduced as a boxy concept at the 2016 Detroit auto show, made a glitzy pit stop during New York Fashion Week in September before its formal auto show debut in Detroit....
21:39 2019-07-17

The 2020 Kia Telluride Is a Pretty Nice SUV to Drive and Sleep In The fact that Kia is building a large seven/eight-seater SUV is about as surprising as discovering that the Twinkie you’ve just bitten into contains an interior chamber, filled with a white, sweet, creamery substance. It’s a move so safe that I’d tell it my bank card PIN, if it asked. People will bu...
20:26 2019-07-12

Stylish Swimsuits Under $100 We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
02:26 2019-05-23

I Need A Stylish And Fun Commuter Car For Less Than $25,000 Jeremy has been daily driving his 1991 Mazda RX-7, but the car’s age and lack of amenities, like a working air conditioner, mean it’s time for something a bit more modern. He wants something fun with decent gas mileage, and most importantly some style. What car should he buy?...
01:13 2019-07-04

Dell's new XPS 13 2-in-1 is its most stylish laptop yet  I don't throw the word "perfect" around a lot, but that was honestly the best way to describe the latest XPS 13. But what if you wanted something more than a traditional laptop? That's where the new XPS 13 2-in-1 comes in. Like other convertibl......
15:52 2019-05-28

6 Stylish Car Clubs for the True Enthusiast A supercar should spend more time on asphalt than Instagram. Here are some challenging (but unquestionably luxurious) ways to get the most out of your thoroughbred....
15:39 2019-06-14

13 Stylish Father's Day Gifts Your Dad Will Actually Want to Wear We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:52 2019-06-09

Go Back To School (Or, Uh, Wherever) With a Stylish New Backpack Dear readers, have you ever heard of an editorial calendar? It’s what prompts us media types to start writing Fourth of July stories in May, and holiday gift guides in October. In August, these calendars scream at us to churn out ‘back to school’ stories and shopping roundups from our laptops until ...
01:39 2019-08-08

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because he was paying off a new model made me bonkers....
07:39 2019-06-06

The Most Stylish Men’s Finds in the Zappos Birthday Sale You won’t find me putting this in their birthday card, but let’s just get this out of the way now: Zappos is not cool. They’re massive, yes. Great customer service? Absolutely. But for a retail site where you can find Salvatore Ferragamo crown bit loafers next to a pair of Skechers, the quantity-for...
21:39 2019-07-24

So Electric! Celebrate Dua Lipa's Birthday With Her Most Stylish Looks Happy birthday, Dua Lipa! The lovely London-born singer, who turns 24 today, has always had a place on our Spotify playlists since her self-titled album was released in 2017. However,......
17:26 2019-08-22

Fossil's latest stylish smartwatches can last for days Fossil's smartwatches are competent, but they don't really stand out among other Wear OS watches beyond their looks. You might have a more substantial reason from now on, though. The company's new Gen 5 Fossil Touchscreen Smartwatch has a few m......
03:39 2019-08-06

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
21:26 2019-05-27

20 Amazon products under $7 that are surprisingly useful Looking to shop without spending a ton? Amazon has loads of unique and highly rated things for under $7, from rubber ducks to cleaning products and more.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Where ‘Euphoria’ Is Surprisingly Conservative In its portrayals of intimacy in the online world, degradation and violence lay around every corner, and the complexity of internet relationships is ignored....
17:39 2019-07-31

10 Stylish Dorm Room Ideas You Can Buy on Amazon (for Cheap!) There are plenty of tasteful bookends, candles, hampers, and more you can get for your dorm room to give it some personality (without looking like something you'd scroll past on Pinterest)....
11:26 2019-08-20

Double-Duty Essentials for Stylish Weekend Getaways When it comes to weekend getaways in the summer, efficient packing is key. If you and four or five other friends are all loading your stuff into the back of a sedan, you don’t want to be the asshole that shows up with a carry-on suitcase when everyone else is hauling a duffel. That’s valuable space ...
00:39 2019-06-22

Firefly 2+ is a smart and stylish vape for cannabis connoisseurs The Firefly 2 turned more than a few heads when it was released back in 2016. Lighter, sleeker and smarter than its clunky and cumbersome predecessor, it felt like the future of cannabis consumption. But in the following three years, the world turned......
20:13 2019-07-04

Chris and Marie-Sophie Lockhart, the Stylish Couple That Got Away They had the kind of stylish, creative life in Brooklyn that Instagram envy is made of. Then they packed up their tools and dipped for Hawaii's Big Island, where they are now living a different kind of dream....
15:26 2019-06-11

Killing Eve season 2 review – as stylish, sexy and sociopathic as ever The serial killer drama is not as light on its feet as it was, but it hardly matters: the intoxicating relationship between Villanelle and Eve remains intactThe new season of Killing Eve (BBC One) opens 30 seconds after the end of season one, when Eve delivered her bloody Valentine to Villanelle. Th...
00:39 2019-06-09

Pulisic double helps Chelsea to stylish win over Salzburg "Christian Pulisic scored his first two goals for Chelsea as Frank Lampard\u0027s side showed their attacking prowess in a 5-3 victory over RB Salzburg in Austria."...
03:00 2019-08-01

Federer graces new-look Roland Garros with stylish opening win Roger Federer made a stylish comeback to the French Open after a three-year hiatus as the revamped, widely-acclaimed Roland Garros burst into life on Sunday....
23:26 2019-05-26

It's OK. Don't Cook. This Approach Is Surprisingly Healthy. There’s so much pressure to put dinner on the table, but we often lack the time. Good news: A rising wave of services and strategies let you eat well without getting anywhere near a stove....
04:52 2019-06-06

20 stylish pairs of men's sneakers you can get your hands on during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Sneaker District The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is officially underway, with thousands of deals across the entire site. Since footwear will be one of the first categories to sell out, we rounded up 20 of the best men's sneakers on sale. From July 19 through August 4, Nordstrom will be hosting its ...
23:39 2019-07-19

Stylish Lion King Merch to (Pride) Rock All Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
13:52 2019-07-19

‘He’s Got His Own Style.’ Handsome Goat Is One of the Most Stylish Guys to Grace Your Eyeballs Lately One animal at this Malaysian farm has risen above the rest to become the notable handsome goat on the internet. Harini Ramos, the 11-month-old goat, has garnered all kinds of acclaim and attention for his looks since his owners shared photos of him on their Facebook page. With luscious white locks, ...
18:00 2019-07-17

17 Products to Help You Start the School Year With a Tidy, Stylish Desk Whether you’re heading back to school, or are just sick of your messy desk, these products can keep your clutter under control, and they can do it in style.Read more......
03:39 2019-08-13

Samsung Galaxy Book S hands-on: The most stylish Snapdragon laptop yet I wasn't expecting to like the Galaxy Book S as much as I did. After all, based on the teaser video Samsung showed during its Unpacked keynote today, the laptop looked pretty unassuming. Let that be a lesson to learn, though -- don't judge a bo......
03:26 2019-08-08

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

The Moto Z4's Biggest Upgrade Is Surprisingly Retro By almost all accounts, 2018 was a pretty good year for Motorola and its parent company Lenovo. Total revenue hit $51 billion (up 12.5 percent Year over Year), while Motorola itself returned to profitability in the second half of 2018. And with the Moto Z4, Motorola is hoping to continue that succes...
15:39 2019-05-30

NVIDIA ray-tracing on 'Minecraft' looks surprisingly cool Minecraft's blocky world might be the last place you'd think would need more realism. However, NVIDIA and Microsoft have announced that they've done exactly that, bringing RTX ray-tracing powers to the world-building game. "In normal Minecraft, a blo......
09:13 2019-08-19

These Classic Books Are Surprisingly Fresh—and They're Free There’s a real musty feeling to some old books, where the writing is as caked in dust as an ancient hardcover. But some old books still feel new. I asked well-known literary figures and critics to recommend one surprisingly fresh classic book—a book that’s lively, accessible, or relevant today. And ...
19:52 2019-08-08

The New Lego Star Wars Is Impressive And Surprisingly Different If a hands-off theater demo of a new video game can over-deliver E3, then Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sure did. The amount of changes I was shown to the 20-year-old Lego video game formula was startling....
06:00 2019-06-15

The Surprisingly Cozy Truths of Sleeping in Space Sleeping astronauts look like strapped-in zombies surrounded by whirring machines and always-on lights. But for Mike Massimino, it might have been the best sleep of his life....
08:26 2019-08-09

Kevin Durant surprisingly changes up number with Nets Kevin Durant has a new team — and a new number. Durant is swapping out his No. 35 for No. 7, the superstar revealed Sunday night. He posted a photo online of his new Nets jersey hanging in the Brooklyn locker room. The Nets and Durant made his four-year, max contract official the same day......
07:52 2019-07-08

Acer ConceptD 7 laptop hands-on: Quadro RTX power in a stylish package Acer's pro-grade family of laptops, ConceptD, is getting an upgrade already, less than two months since it broke cover. Following up on the company's promise of making a strong bid for the PC-buying dollars of high-end laptop users, the ConceptD......
17:52 2019-05-28

Award-winning designer transforms dingy apartment into a stylish home Award-winning interior designer Brian Woulfe saw that an unloved north-west London flat could be a superbly stylish home, blending its Edwardian heritage with cool modernity. And Chow the dog helped....
20:00 2019-07-15

The Most Stylish (And Practical) Desk Accessories For a Photoshoot-Ready Work Space Do you feel like you need some inspiration to improve the look and feel of your work station? Creating an organic, minimalistic and functional (not to mention Instagram-ready) desk space can help you be more productive, and feel more at ease while you work. You might have spent several hours going t...
02:13 2019-08-07

'Roller Champions' is a surprisingly fun sports brawl on skates Roller Derby is the cult classic of semi-pro sports. But aside from an objectively bad James Caan movie in the '70s and an even worse 2002 remake starring LL Cool J, the game hasn't had a significant amount mainstream exposure in years. But that coul......
02:39 2019-06-11

This RC Ducati Motorcycle Is Packing Some Surprisingly Clever Tech It’s not often you find some genuine innovation coming from a company whose products are targeted at kids. Toymakers tend to stick to minor feature upgrades or simple cosmetic improvements to make existing products feel new again. When it was announced Toy Fair 2019, I assumed Spin Master’s Ducati U...
17:52 2019-07-22

Putting Up the Roof on the $274,500 Porsche 911 Speedster Is Surprisingly Involved The production 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster was finally revealed last month as a GT3-powered Porsche 911 with a custom topless body style referencing the classic 356 Speedster of the 1950s. That’s a pretty solid recipe for a good car. But one of the coolest parts of the new Speedster is just how invol...
17:13 2019-05-24

Trees Emit a Surprisingly Large Amount of Methane Figuring out trees' net emissions is becoming an urgent priority as countries and companies adopt tree-planting programs to offset their carbon footprints....
18:00 2019-07-09

Jaylon Smith surprisingly gets Cowboys extension before Triplets It wasn’t the contract extension the Cowboys were expected to get done first, but linebacker Jaylon Smith has a new long-term deal in place, according to multiple reports on Tuesday. Smith would have been a restricted free agent after the 2019 season, but under team control through 2020. Inste...
01:52 2019-08-21

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
11:13 2019-05-23

Turn Crappy Rosé Into a Surprisingly Good Cocktail Syrup My dumbest warm weather habit is buying super cheap rosé, telling myself and others that “I’m not picky,” only to discover that I actually am kind of picky, and that a five-dollar bottle of wine gives me an almost instant headache. And yet I persist, filling my fridge with half-finished bottles of c...
22:13 2019-06-06

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
14:33 2019-05-21

I Watched Korn Play A Concert In An MMORPG And It Was Surprisingly Great Adventure Quest 3D is an MMORPG that I didn’t know about until last week when I found out that that the 90s metal band Korn was going to perform a digital concert in the game. Naturally, I downloaded the game, created an account, raced through the tutorial, and got ready to headbang to some beatboxi...
21:52 2019-08-21

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, continue to be appalling, at least in part for how suc...
07:26 2019-05-22

It Is Surprisingly Hard To Create An Incompetent Ass-Clown In Dungeons & Dragons The great escapist fantasy of Dungeons & Dragons is that you are not a salaryperson shoveling handfuls of gummy bears into your mouth and rolling 20-sided dice. Rather, you are a singularly important hero with a singular capacity to disarm some impending plot bomb. It’s a time-tried formula, one...
02:00 2019-08-09

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
23:26 2019-06-18

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could lead to effective new drugs.Read more......
02:26 2019-05-23

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

We shopped at GNC and Vitamin Shoppe to see which supplement store is better. The difference was surprisingly stark. Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider Health supplement chains GNC and Vitamin Shoppe sell similar products. But they have different stories when it comes to the store experience. GNC is planning on closing up to 900 stores by the end of 2020 because of declining mall traffic, CEO Ken Martindale told inve...
21:39 2019-08-18

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

Design duo: once-dingy St John's Wood flat is now a stylish home for an award-winning designer and his dog Award-winning interior designer Brian Woulfe saw that an unloved north-west London flat could be a superbly stylish home, blending its Edwardian heritage with cool modernity. And Chow the dog helped....
19:13 2019-07-15

We drove a stylish $273,244 Aston Martin DB11 Volante convertible to see if it's worth the massive price — here's the verdict Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The Aston Martin DB11 Volante is the convertible version of the new DB11 coupé that arrived last year. The Aston Martin DB11 is the successor to the DB9. We were completely captivated by the stylish, powerful machine, despite it having a smaller motor than the...
04:39 2019-07-05

Boost Mobile picks up the surprisingly premium Coolpad Legacy at a shockingly low price Coolpad is a far lesser-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer than the likes of Huawei, Xiaomi, or ZTE, but somehow, the company has both been able to sell its ultra-affordable handsets on a number of US carriers for several years now and keep a low enough profile doing that so as not to end up on t...
22:52 2019-06-18

Black Mirror’s ‘Striking Vipers’ episode is a surprisingly refreshing depiction of future sex This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
21:39 2019-07-08

The 2020 Polestar 1 Hides Its Ridiculous Weight With a Surprisingly Simple Suspension Setup Many modern performance cars come with some sort of fancy technical adjustable suspension setup. But not the Polestar 1. Its suspension is much more straightforward, which is surprising considering it weighs more than a literal Bentley....
20:26 2019-06-21

‘Mario Kart Tour’ is a surprisingly faithful take on Nintendo’s popular racing game Although Nintendo has more than a few anticipated games set to launch in 2019, few are as intriguing as Mario Kart Tour — a mobile take on the company’s popular kart racing series. This week, Nintendo kicked off a closed beta for the game, and I was lucky enough to score an invite and sp...
11:00 2019-05-23

Apple AirPods, Samsung Galaxy Buds, and PowerBeats Pro surprisingly similar inside If you're looking to buy a pair of the best true wireless earbuds on the market, you've probably spent some time comparing models like the upgraded Apple AirPods (2019), Samsung's Galaxy Buds, and the recently released Beats PowerBeats Pro – but what if these competing models m...
12:52 2019-06-10

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways Innovative new schemes to release our big underground rivers, create flood plains and build floating homes are all under discussion as part of Climate Action Week....
11:13 2019-07-03

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
14:13 2019-06-04

Surprisingly strong, late-spring winter storm dumps record snow in Colorado A surprisingly strong, late-spring snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow around Colorado Springs and up to 6 inches in the Denver metro area.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

Motorola One Action unveiled with triple-lens camera, hole-punch display, and a surprisingly low price The rumor mill had been anticipating an announcement over the last few days of a new addition to the Motorola One series, and on Friday morning Motorola went ahead and made it official by unveiling the Motorola One Action. It’s a new handset available in several countries starting today with f...
19:52 2019-08-16

From Tour Mates Teens to ''Completely Inseparable'': Inside Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Surprisingly Sweet Relationship History "You say we're just friends/But friends don't know the way you taste, la la la/'Cause you know it's been a long time coming/Don't you let me fall" It seems as......
04:39 2019-07-09

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery. (WMT) Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores, Walmart Supercenters, and Walmart Neighborhood Markets. While the Discount Store store mod...
01:26 2019-06-16

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
11:00 2019-05-22

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
08:13 2019-05-23

Trump Debuts Baffling New Plan to Buy Up Tons of an Experimental New Drug to Help Veterans During yet another rambling, incoherent press conference involving plenty of anti-Semitism today, Donald Trump took a question about the epidemic of veterans’ suicides across the country. His response—about buying massive amounts of some new drug to help veterans—was absolutely baffling:...
01:26 2019-08-22

Brandon Copeland suspension adds one more concern for Jets’ defense It had been a pretty tranquil training camp for the Jets until adversity decided to visit Florham Park. Suddenly, with the regular-season opener a little more than two weeks away, the Jets defense has hit the type of turbulence that could impact its launch into the 2019 season. The announcement late...
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

11 of the most memorable 'TRL' moments of all time KMazur/WireImage MTV's "Total Request Live" or" TRL" was a major musical show throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s. Throughout the show's run, there have been a lot of memorable moments including Britney Spears' first performance on the series in 2003. Another iconic moment on the series is i...
02:13 2019-08-22

Malcolm Gladwell's famous 10,000 hour rule for mastering a skill isn't holding up in new research Oli Scarff/Getty Images The 10,000-hour rule popularized by Malcolm Gladwell roughly says if you practice one skill for 10,000 hours, you'll have a good chance at becoming an expert at it. As the Guardian reports, new research indicates the 10,000-hour rule alone doesn't account for mastery in a gi...
02:13 2019-08-22

Retail Divide Widens as Shoppers Seek Value and Convenience Retailers offering deals from bargains on brand-name goods to conveniences such as free shipping are gaining share at the expense of peers that have been slow to innovate....
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

Lowe's Reports Higher Profit, Beating Estimates Lowe’s reported higher earnings in its latest quarter that topped expectations, in a sign the home-improvement retailer’s aggressive cost-cutting strategy could be paying off....
02:13 2019-08-22

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
02:13 2019-08-22

Country music star Drake White reveals brain disease diagnosis Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, VA, has revealed he was diagnosed with a debilitating brain disease....
02:39 2019-08-22

What to know about leaky gut syndrome Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that affects the intestinal walls. Find out more about leaky gut symptoms and treatments, as well as its possible links with other health conditions....
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

Can essential oils ease endometriosis symptoms? While typical treatment for endometriosis includes surgery, hormone therapy, and pain medications, some people also use essential oils. Learn whether they are effective here....
02:39 2019-08-22

Swiss jewelry brand Chopard stiffs celebs, lies about ‘ethical gold’: suit A Swiss jewelry brand whose sparkling pieces have been worn by several big-name stars — including Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and Ryan Reynolds — lies about using “ethical gold” and drags its feet on paying celebrities who promote the bling, a rep for the company says in a new Manhattan lawsuit. Desiree...
02:39 2019-08-22

Bidding war brewing for Zagg, nation’s biggest seller of screen protectors Sales of iPhones may be slowing, but a bidding war is brewing for the nation’s dominant maker of smartphone screen protectors, The Post has learned. Zagg Inc., which makes protective covers for iPhones, Android phones and other devices, has secured confidentiality agreements from two potential...
02:39 2019-08-22

Texas executes man convicted of abducting, strangling college student Texas on Wednesday put to death a man found guilty of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student in an execution that followed arguments from the inmate's attorneys that authorities ignored key evidence that would exonerate him....
03:00 2019-08-22

Jumia Fires Employees After Investigation of Sales Practices Jumia Technologies, the company behind the biggest e-commerce business across Africa, said it has fired employees and suspended others after investigations of improper sales practices....
03:00 2019-08-22

Frontline view: Making the case for violence in Hong Kong protests Pun sees himself as a peaceful, middle-class Hong Kong student. Yet since the beginning of June, he has been building barricades and throwing bricks at police, risking his own liberty to fight, as he sees it, for the city's freedoms....
03:00 2019-08-22

Postcard from HK frontline: Why a student throws bricks at police Pun, 22, was still at the Hong Kong airport on the morning of Aug. 14 after a night of clashes with police, when protesters also controversially harassed two mainland Chinese and caused all flights to be canceled for the day....
03:00 2019-08-22

Geely posts 40% drop in first-half profit, sees uncertain demand Earnings were hit by a sustained downturn in the Chinese market combined with costly measures to reduce dealers' inventories ahead of new emissions standards....
03:00 2019-08-22

Scientists Reveal Brain Structure of 20-Million-Year-Old Monkey Paleontologists operating CT scanners have revealed the structure of a 20-million-year-old primate brain, thanks to an extremely well-preserved fossil skull.Read more......
03:00 2019-08-22

City facing possible $85M lawsuit over Marcy Houses unrest Five people involved in last weekend’s melee with cops at the Marcy Houses housing project in Brooklyn plan to sue the city and the NYPD for a combined $85 million — claiming they were victims of police brutality. Three men and two women — four of them taken into custody during the...
03:26 2019-08-22

Golf: McIlroy questions staggered scoring at Tour Championship Rory McIlroy is unconvinced by the new staggered start to be used at this week's season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta and questioned on Wednesday whether it could affect the tournament's prestige....
03:26 2019-08-22

Playlist: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli shares his favorite classics Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli's lengthy career has included stints recording and touring with Alice Cooper, Asia, Megadeth and other acts.        ...
03:26 2019-08-22

Nah, Jigga: Jay-Z Reportedly Has No Chance of Getting His Hands on an NFL Team After a controversial announcement that he was making a deal with the devil the oft-criticized NFL, word on the street (h/t TMZ) was that Jay-Z was in line to become part owner of some unnamed football team....
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

'Bunch of bedwetters': Matt Canavan attacks Aurecon for cutting ties with Adani Resources minister defends his extraordinary spray accusing engineering firm of being ‘weak as piss’ and giving in to anti-coal ‘bullies’The resources minister Matt Canavan has defended an extraordinary spray against engineering firm Aurecon over its decision to sever ties with Indian energy company...
03:52 2019-08-22

Fact-Checked: The Truth Behind Viral 'Instagram Terms-Of-Service' Post Over the last few days, celebrities have been sharing different variations of a viral post that claims Instagram is implementing new rules on photo usage. Is there any truth to this viral post?...
03:52 2019-08-22

Space Command to launch Aug. 29 as Trump’s 'Space Force' takes shape President Trump’s proposed Space Force is another step closer to taking off, as top brass announced this week that a space combatant command will launch later this month....
03:52 2019-08-22

UN admits data is ‘weak’ for impact of microplastics in drinking water GENEVA — The World Health Organization says the levels of microplastics in drinking water don’t appear to be risky, but that research has been spotty and more is needed into their effects on the environment and health. Microplastics are created when man-made materials break down into tiny particles ...
04:13 2019-08-22

Here’s how many hours the average student spends hustling The average American student spends approximately 105 hours a month “hustling” in order to achieve their goals, according to new research. A new study examined the amount of time the average student spends studying and working, and found students spend approximately 9.7 hours studying and 16.5 hours...
04:13 2019-08-22

Fish with ‘two mouths’ caught in upstate NY shocks anglers Debbie Geddes caught the unique fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her husband. When a photo of the fish was uploaded to Facebook, it went viral....
04:13 2019-08-22

Google, Intel and Microsoft form data protection consortium It's common to secure data when its sitting put or flying to its destination, but not so much when you're actually using it -- there's still a risk someone could peek at your content while you work. Industry heavyweights might help keep your info se......
04:13 2019-08-22

Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase until cars received version 10 software with "smart summon" (aka......
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

Joe Root’s England fired up to burst through ‘huge hole’ in Australia • England aim to capitalise on Steve Smith’s enforced absence • Jofra Archer to spearhead bid to square Ashes in third TestJoe Root believes England are ready to pounce on the absence of Steve Smith and heap more pressure on Australia using the fast bowler who was born for the big stage. Jofra Arche...
04:39 2019-08-22

Goal start: Sporting under-17s score opener without touching the ball – video A bizarre moment from a Portuguese under-17s match saw hosts Sporting go 1-0 up after just 13 seconds – without even touching the ball. Opponents União Almeirim played the ball back from kick-off and it eventually found their goalkeeper, who failed to make contact with his clearance, letting the bal...
04:39 2019-08-22

'Dinosaur bosses' averse to hire pregnant women More than 10% of employers would hesitate to hire a woman who they think might get pregnant, showing that "dinosaur bosses" are still found in workplaces, a new study suggests....
04:39 2019-08-22

Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded conflicted on whether to cut interest rates as sharply as markets were wagering....
04:39 2019-08-22

Over Fed minutes, a Trump-shaped shadow The one thing Federal Reserve officials were in broad agreement about at their last meeting was this: to not tip their hands about what happens next....
04:39 2019-08-22

Jean genie: the best denim staples – in pictures From distressed jackets to colourful jumpsuits, denim can be dressed up or down – and the cotton can be ecologically grown, too. Here are our top picks Continue reading......
05:00 2019-08-22

NYC eateries don’t want to let go of banned CBD products Last month, the city’s Health Department forced 15 eateries to destroy food and drinks infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, which doesn’t get you high but is said to relieve pain and anxiety....
05:00 2019-08-22

Kirsten Dunst takes down a ‘Florida’ pyramid scheme in new comedy Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” The park is proof of how man’s ingenuity can turn a swamp into a gold mine and is embodied in the show’s working-class Americans looking for get-rich-qu...
05:26 2019-08-22

Plague-ridden prairie dogs force cancellation of Phish camping event This is probably not what Phish had in mind when they wrote their 1994 single, “Down with Disease.” Self-proclaimed “Phans” of the legendary jam band are singing the blues after being informed that a three-day camping event tied to a weekend of Phish shows in Denver is being ...
05:26 2019-08-22

The Sims 4's New Fashion Photography Pack Is Shockingly Good I would never ordinarily recommend one of The Sims 4’s stuff packs. There usually isn’t much to them. But you know what? The Sims 4's Moschino stuff pack is good....
05:26 2019-08-22

Dive team creates first 4K images of Titanic wreckage A manned submersible explored the Titanic for the first time in 14 years and took the first 4K images of the wreckage, a production company behind a forthcoming documentary said Wednesday....
05:26 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

Maryland man accused of raping, choking woman was in US illegally, report says A 26-year-old man accused of raping and attacking a woman in Maryland last week reportedly has been identified by ICE as a Honduran national who has been in the U.S. illegally....
05:52 2019-08-22

Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of pro-democracy protests show no sign of abating....
05:52 2019-08-22

UPDATE 2-Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co in particular for backing a deal with California for stricter fuel economy standards....
05:52 2019-08-22

Mali's new mining code ends tax exemptions, other protections Mining companies operating in Mali will no longer be exempt from VAT during production and will have a shorter period of protection from fiscal changes, according to a new mining code announced by the Mines Ministry on Wednesday....
05:52 2019-08-22

For sale: Jack Nicholson's Shining axe and Samuel L Jackson's lightsaber Film fanatics have a chance to buy up pieces of Hollywood history as memorabilia from blockbuster movies goes under the hammerFilm fans will be able to acquire pieces of Hollywood history as memorabilia from the world’s most famous movies is sold at auction.Roman general armour worn by Russell Crowe...
05:52 2019-08-22

Iceland’s prime minister will skip Pence’s visit. She says it’s not a snub. Iceland Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that it was “very difficult” to organize her schedule around the visit, which is planned for Sept. 4, saying she’ll be out of the country on other business....
05:52 2019-08-22

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U.S. bases in Iraq....
05:52 2019-08-22

Rohingya still fear safety in Myanmar, repatriation unlikely The repatriation of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims appears unlikely to proceed Thursday after many who were eligible said they didn’t want to return to Myanmar without safety and citizenship guarantees...
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

Latest Interest Rates Charged By SBI On Loans, Other Details State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, has announced a slew of offers across different loan categories such as car loans, personal loans, education loans and home loans. The bank......
06:13 2019-08-22

New buildings are transforming Brooklyn’s homiest neighborhood When Imani Ribadeneyra and Tosan Eyetsemitan were hunting for their first apartment together, they wanted a luxury building in a charming area. But popular nabes didn’t tick both boxes. “There are a lot of luxury buildings in Williamsburg, but they tend to be in overpopulated areas,” says Ribadeneyr...
06:39 2019-08-22

Lavish home of late ‘prince of chintz’ Mario Buatta to hit market Late interior decorator Mario Buatta, known as “the prince of chintz,” famously decorated the homes of clients including Barbara Walters, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and Patricia Altschul. Now Buatta’s home, at 120 E. 80th St., is about to hit the market for $4.9 million. A full parlor floor, the...
06:39 2019-08-22

Payroll tax cuts won't stave off a recession, but these policies will Making condo purchases easier and cutting spending are two better ideas to strengthen the economy and turn back a recession than some tax cuts being discussed right now, writes Jake Novak...
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

What are the warning signs of a recession? Experts say inflation, political turmoil, fear We asked experts to list the key indicators that a recession is on the way, and whether or not those indicators are present in the market today. Here's what they said....
06:39 2019-08-22

Man in Madrid accused of upskirting more than 500 women The man used a 'strategically placed mobile phone' to secretly film up women's skirts on public transit. He then uploaded hundreds of the videos to a pornographic website....
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

Fourth Matrix Movie ‘in the Works,’ With Stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Returning (LOS ANGELES) — Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski are returning to the world of “The Matrix.” Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich says Tuesday that a fourth “Matrix” is in the works. Reeves will be reprising his role as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss will return ...
07:26 2019-08-22

Astros prove again there is no such thing as a lock There is really no such thing as a sure thing. The Astros, who entered Wednesday night’s game as -520 favorites to the Tigers, lost 2-1. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina, Houston became the biggest MLB favorite to lose in the past 15 years. It was the second time in the past few weeks ...
07:26 2019-08-22

J.D. Davis is the Mets’ hero in wild win over Indians J.D. Davis’ swing sent Citi Field into hysteria again, and the Mets’ magic continued Wednesday night. Davis worked a nine-pitch at-bat against Brad Hand and delivered a walk-off single to complete a 4-3 win over the Indians in 10 innings. On a night Marcus Stroman made an early exit with a hamstring...
07:26 2019-08-22

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for life over sex abuse claims Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan — who led Tara Lipinski to gold at the 1998 Olympics — has been banned from the sport for life over allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct. The US Center for SafeSport, an independent nonprofit that examines accusations of abuse and m...
07:26 2019-08-22

What Dexter Lawrence wants from scrutinized Giants defense CINCINNATI — One of Giants’ the youngest players not only wants to see more from the team on defense — but he wants to hear more as well. “Just consistency, you know, coming out strong,’’ rookie defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence said. “We kind of came out not loud enough last week. But just coming o...
07:26 2019-08-22

Deivi Garcia officially auditioning for Yankees roster OAKLAND, Calif. — The announcement Wednesday the Yankees’ top prospect, Deivi Garcia, was being moved from the rotation at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to the bullpen full-time could lead to the right-hander arriving in The Bronx when rosters expand on Sept. 1. “Maybe,’’ general manager Brian Cash...
07:26 2019-08-22

One tiny Aaron Judge fan got a big thrill from the slugger Kellen Wilson had long looked up to Aaron Judge, and on Tuesday, he got a chance to do it in person to the 6-foot-7 slugger. The Yankees outfielder, ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Athletics in Oakland, made a point to seek out Wilson, giving him a handshake, a photo and an autograph on th...
07:26 2019-08-22

Nirav Modi To Appear Via Videolink For Remand Hearing In UK Today Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, wanted in India in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank or PNB fraud and money laundering case, is set to appear before a UK court for his......
07:52 2019-08-22

Probe Agencies Being Used As Personal Revenge-Seeking Department: Congress Former Union Minister P Chidambaram was arrested on Wednesday by CBI officials amid unprecedented drama at his Delhi residence. Video footage showed the officials scaling walls to gain access to the......
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

Amazon's 'Carnival Row' mixes crime thriller, love story, fantasy Amazon.com Inc's next original series will take viewers to "Carnival Row," a lavish Victorian-era fantasy world where mythical creatures are forced from their homeland and must live uneasily alongside humans....
07:52 2019-08-22

Trump calls the Danish Prime Minister 'nasty' after she nixes notion of Greenland sale "All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.        ...
08:13 2019-08-22

High turnover, understaffing, low pay: US nurses fight to unionize Several groups of nurses are organizing to form unions in response to poor working conditions, despite opposition from managementThe American healthcare system is plagued by the most expensive costs in the world, as millions of citizens suffer from medical debt and 13.7% of adults have no insurance....
08:13 2019-08-22

The powerful Democratic lawmakers facing looming primary threats New York has become a battleground for progressive challenges to the establishment: ‘The goal is to make the party work for its base’Jamaal Bowman was a teenager living in a rent-stabilized apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side when Donald Trump placed full-page ads in the city’s major newspapers...
08:13 2019-08-22

Johnson and Macron to hold ‘frank’ Brexit talks in Paris French observers fear Britain’s PM is setting up France to take blame over no-deal departureEmmanuel Macron will hold a friendly but “frank” working lunch with Boris Johnson on Thursday after dismissing his request to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal agreement and scrap the Irish backstop as “not a...
08:13 2019-08-22

Human Bone Found at Orkney’s Neolithic Cathedral, Ness of Brodgar Archaeologists excavating a vast Neolithic cathedral at Ness of Brodgar on the Scottish island of Orkney have made the rare discovery of a human arm bone.  ...
08:39 2019-08-22

| Root urges England to take advantage of Smith absence England captain Joe Root wants his side to make the most of Australia star batsman Steve Smith's enforced absence from the third Ashes Test at Headingley....
08:39 2019-08-22

| Unsuitable CT Stadium pitch sees CT City v Chiefs PSL blockbuster moved The Absa Premiership encounter between Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs will not go ahead at the Cape Town Stadium after the pitch was ruled unsuitable....
08:39 2019-08-22

Elon Musk walks back ‘Nuke Mars’ idea, says maybe satellites will work better It’s only been a few days since SpaceX boss Elon Musk fired off a tweet reminding everyone that he wants to “nuke Mars,” but he’s already offered a possible alternative to that wild proposal. In a tweet on Tuesday, Musk proposed launching thousands of solar reflectors to the ...
08:39 2019-08-22

Watch NASA astronauts spacewalk outside the International Space Station live The International Space Station is one seriously high-tech laboratory, but it can only remain useful as long as all of its systems are operating as intended. That means regular maintenance, and right now a pair of NASA astronauts are floating around outside the ISS, performing a number of key tasks,...
08:39 2019-08-22

Chicago will test Samsung's DeX in-vehicle solution in cop cars Samsung created an in-vehicle version of its DeX platform in hopes that it can replace the computers cops and first responders have to carry around. Now, the Chicago Police Department has announced that it's taking the system for a spin to see if it......
09:00 2019-08-22

MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database with millions of records. Some of those included numbers for its custom debit cards that are used when......
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

Opinion: 'Dancing with the Stars' on wrong foot with Ray Lewis, Lamar Odom and Sean Spicer Season 28 of 'Dancing with the Stars' will include three controversial contestants: Ray Lewis, Lamar Odom and Sean Spicer.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

The top 50 fantasy football players With the NFL season almost here, it's time to get your fantasy team in order. Here are the 50 best players to help you beat your friends this year.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

'The I-Land' may look like paradise, but it's far from what it seems Netflix's "The I-Land" is a new horror series that shows paradise is not always what it seems. Some images may be disturbing.        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

Yes But How Does The Archetypal Drift Car Handle The Nürburgring It’s abundantly clear that any yahoo can turn an S13 Nissan 200SX into a drift car. But what’s it like turning one into a “Ring tool,” as they say around the Nürburgring? What’s it like lapping one on the Nordschleife? Well, it looks, uh, maybe as sideways as you’d expect....
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

Sydney dam storage level drops below 50% for first time since 2004 The city has been on stage-one water restrictions since May, and the outlook for spring is for more dry conditionsSydney’s dam storage levels have dropped below 50% for the first time in more than a decade.Storages dropped to 49.7% on Thursday, a 0.4% decline on the previous week. Continue reading.....
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

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

North Carolina's Dem governor vetoes bill requiring police cooperation with ICE on illegal immigrants North Carolina’s Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have made it mandatory for state and local law enforcement to comply with detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
11:26 2019-08-22

Instagrammer, Accused Of Staging Motorcycle Accident, Says... Tiffany Mitchell posted a series of photographs on Instagram that show her lying on the road after a motorcycle accident. However, many accused her of staging the whole thing....
11:26 2019-08-22

Boeing to hire 'few hundred' workers to support grounded 737 MAX Boeing needs a “few hundred” temporary employees to help oversee its grounded fleet of 737 MAX jets as the company works to return the planes to the skies....
11:52 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

Reigning champ Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun "It has been a roller-coaster 12 months for Japan\u0027s Naomi Osaka since her dramatic victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final last year."...
11:52 2019-08-22

No panic stations as Barty heads to New York to do some damage "\"No worries\" is one of Australia\u0027s more notable contributions to the English language but Ash Barty has preferred the mantra \"no panic stations\" over the last few weeks as she hit the American hardcourts to prepare for the U.S. Open."...
11:52 2019-08-22

Telling Lies review – endless possibilities in brilliant detective story PC; Mac; iOSWhile untangling a web of lies players are tantalisingly close to the characters in this believable world created by Sam BarlowSuspense, plot and character have long been considered the foundations of a good thriller – but really, the sign of a mystery done well is a sound. It’s the “hww...
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

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

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

| 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

School uniforms are on the rise — even for toddlers — and it’s changing back-to-school shopping Walmart, Target and Amazon are selling their own brands of polo shirts, pleated skirts and khakis, while Old Navy has “uniform hubs” in all 1,100 of its U.S. stores....
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

Swedish police arrest two more suspects in Copenhagen blast investigation Two more suspects have been arrested in Sweden on suspicion of involvement in an explosion outside the Danish Tax Agency in Copenhagen earlier this month, Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-22

Syrian forces fire on Turkish observation post: officials Syrian government forces opened fire on a Turkish observation post in northwest Syria, two Turkish officials told Reuters on Thursday, but there were no Turkish casualties....
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

MLB warns players about sex pills blamed for positive PED tests Major League Baseball has warned players of the "very real risk" of over-the-counter sexual enhancement pills which contain banned substances, according to media reports....
13:26 2019-08-22

Key 'Miracle on Ice' team member arrested in pipe assault on neighbor A key member of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team was arrested Thursday after allegedly assaulting his Minnesota neighbor with a metal pipe after the two had gone fishing, police said....
13:26 2019-08-22

Retrophin drug to treat nervous system disorder fails late-stage study Retrophin Inc said on Thursday its treatment for a rare neurological disorder failed to meet the main goal of improving patient's ability to conduct daily activities in a late-stage study....
13:52 2019-08-22

NWSL players say investment key to sustaining World Cup bump Record-breaking attendance at National Women's Soccer League matches is evidence of the World Cup bump. But players want to see investment, too.       ...
13:52 2019-08-22

Another record bites the dust TUCSON – For the second time this summer, the City of Tucson reached 110 degrees on Wednesday. This ties for the hottest temp seen all summer long. It also breaks the daily record of 108 degrees set back in 1930. Still time to reach 111? Let’s hope not. #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/ayn...
14:26 2019-08-22

Group rallies outside Tucson VA TUCSON — A group gathered across from the VA Wednesday morning to rally against the privatization of veteran healthcare and union-busting practices. The Department of Veterans Affairs proposed new guidelines earlier this year that would make it easier for veterans to seek healthcare in the pri...
14:26 2019-08-22

Tucson man convicted for first-degree murder after 3-year-old son starved to death TUCSON – The father who allegedly starved his son to death in 2014 was convicted in connection to the case Wednesday morning. Martin Barreras Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of  Martin Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlord in a toy chest. Authorities say the chest was lef...
14:26 2019-08-22

Two killed in serious vehicle collision on northwest side TUCSON – A man has died in connection to a serious vehicle collision at a northwest side intersection Wednesday morning. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the three-vehicle crash occurred at Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive. Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive are now open in all direc...
14:26 2019-08-22

Spotify triples its free Premium trial period to three months Spotify is fighting back against the threat of Apple Music by extending free trials of its Premium subscription to match its rival. Both companies want not only to bring in paid users, but also to keep those users coming back over the long term....
14:26 2019-08-22

Tesla suspension update helps Model S and Model X high-speed driving Tesla has piloted a unique way of updating its vehicles' software to add new features and safety improvements remotely. It has adjusted Autopilot and introduced tweaks to improve battery life in the past, but now, the company is using the same system......
14:26 2019-08-22

Zenoti raises $20 million to manage salon and spa bookings Zenoti, a Bellevue, Washington-based startup developing booking software for the spa and salon industry, has raised $20 million in venture capital.Read More...
14:26 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

Indictments of workers mount after the Mississippi immigration raids, but no employers have been charged As federal indictments stack up against dozens of undocumented immigrants rounded up in workplace raids in Mississippi, no charges have been filed against employers who immigration officials believe knowingly hired them, according to online court documents....
15:13 2019-08-22

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race....
15:13 2019-08-22

Rohingya say no to repatriations around anniversary of atrocities 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....
15:13 2019-08-22

If I protest in Hong Kong and travel to mainland China, will I be able to come home? In late May, two weeks before the first major anti-extradition bill march in Hong Kong, four high school friends and I took a day trip to the Chinese city of Shenzhen for a birthday celebration....
15:13 2019-08-22

Miami Dolphins owner steps down from the NFL's social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has stepped down from the NFL's social justice committee after he was criticized for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
15:13 2019-08-22

Why Russia’s relationship with the G-7 collapsed President Trump’s hope that Russia will rejoin the Group of Seven is rooted in misunderstandings. But if it did rejoin, it would be another blow to meetings designed to offer a unified front to global problems....
15:39 2019-08-22

| MIT professor quits in protest over lab links to Epstein The head of a research centre at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has said he will quit in protest after the revelation of financial ties between the institution and disgraced hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein....
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

Rupee Ends At Over 8-Month Low Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee on Thursday plunged by 26 paise and closed at an over eight-month low. The rupee opened weaker at 71.65 a dollar and touched an intraday low of 71.97 before closing at 71.81 against the......
16:00 2019-08-22

Gold Prices Extend Record Setting Spree To Third Straight Day Gold prices rose for the third straight day on Thursday and continued its record-breaking run. Gold price hit a new high of Rs 38,970 per 10 grams, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The......
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

Deadline For Filing Income Tax Return Is Just 9 Days Away: 10 Points The last date for filing of income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) is August 31, 2019. Last month, the government extended the original deadline of July 31 by one......
16:00 2019-08-22

Fintech firm Pagaya issuing $115 million asset-backed security U.S.-Israeli Pagaya, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage institutional money, said on Thursday it is issuing a $115 million consumer credit asset-backed security (ABS) led by structuring agent Cantor Fitzgerald....
16:00 2019-08-22

Yankees fail in all the big spots in another loss to A’s OAKLAND, Calif. — They had not come all the way back from an early ditch that J.A. Happ and Chad Green had lowered them into. Yet the Yankees had runners at first and third with one out in the eighth inning and trailing by two runs Wednesday evening against A’s, and DJ LeMahieu and Aaron......
16:00 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

Dynamic career women from Africa living a dream in Berlin Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa....
16:39 2019-08-22

Black Ex-Felons Will Bear the Brunt of Florida’s New ‘Poll Tax’ Law, According to Findings of New Study Some 80 percent of Florida’s ex-felons eligible to vote will be barred from registering under a new state law, including a disproportionate number of blacks, despite a clear majority of voters approving a change to the state’s constitution meant to restore their voting rights....
16:39 2019-08-22

Alibaba Postpones Hong Kong Listing as Protests Roil Markets The Chinese e-commerce giant delayed plans to sell potentially billions of dollars worth of shares in the market, which has fallen as tensions have worsened....
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

ECB Minutes Back Up Signals of Broad Stimulus Package European Central Bank officials gave a further signal that they would launch a big stimulus package next month, which could include rate cuts and asset purchases, in an effort to arrest the region’s economic slowdown....
17:00 2019-08-22

Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now saturated with reminders of society’s collapse, brands making painful jokes, lies, outrage, and actual Nazis. I only visit these websites out of habit and po...
17:26 2019-08-22

Our Favorite Blake Lively Movie Is Now Our Fall Fashion Inspo Get ready to suit up this fall. One of 2018's most underrated movies is finally available to stream, as A Simple Favor hit Hulu on Aug. 22. The uber-stylish thriller starred Blake......
17:26 2019-08-22

CORRECTED-EXPLAINER-What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
17:26 2019-08-22

Conference on endangered species moves to protect giraffes An international conference on endangered species has agreed to protect giraffes for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations...
18:00 2019-08-22

Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms....
18:00 2019-08-22

Fossil Hunters Found Bones From an Ancient Whale... and Then They Saw the Bite Marks There was tremendous turmoil at the top of the water’s surface. An island of flesh, once living and swimming gracefully through these ancient seas, bobbed silently, at times yanked violently to the side or jolted upward by forces below it.Read more......
18:00 2019-08-22

4 Wild Gene Roddenberry Sci-Fi TV Projects That Had Nothing to Do With Star Trek He’s first and foremost the Star Trek guy, but the creative mind of Gene Roddenberry—born this week in 1921—also ventured far beyond the voyages of the Enterprise. A quartet of awesomely bizarre TV projects he made in the years between Star Trek and The Next Generation offers fascinating proof of t...
18:00 2019-08-22

Verizon teams with Boingo for indoor 5G Ultra Wideband service The companies are focused on places like airports, stadiums and arenas, office buildings, and hotels, where a hyper-dense network can power high-speed, low latency connections....
18:00 2019-08-22

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill fires back at union boss over Pantaleo firing The NYPD’s top cop spoke publicly Thursday for the first time since announcing his decision to terminate embattled Officer Daniel Pantaleo — firing back at a police union boss who called the department “rudderless and frozen.” “I have all the confidence in the world in ...
18:00 2019-08-22

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car developed on Volkswagen’s all-electric MEB platform, ...
18:00 2019-08-22

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nicknamed the "Privacy Sandbox," that would allow for pe......
18:00 2019-08-22

British Hong Kong consulate employee solicited a prostitute, Chinese media claims The British Consulate employee detained in China for 15 days after leaving Hong Kong on a business trip violated public law by soliciting a prostitute, state-backed media reported Thursday. ...
18:26 2019-08-22

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-sized robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had... several questions.       ...
18:26 2019-08-22

As students head back to school, streaming services offer discounts to keep them entertained Streaming services from Apple, Amazon, Hulu, Spotify, SiriusXM and others have discounts for students, handy as they head back to school.       ...
18:26 2019-08-22

Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars. (Aug. 20)       ...
18:26 2019-08-22

Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet, or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. (Aug. 21)       ...
18:26 2019-08-22

The Galaxy Note 10+ Is Damn Near Perfect When a phone retails at $1,100, it can’t just be good, it has to be superb. It needs to deliver features you don’t get on other phones, maintain excellence across all the standard metrics, and be able to handle pretty much any situation, whether it’s work, play, or just a bit of movie watching. And ...
18:26 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy....
18:26 2019-08-22

Freenet says open to talks after its criticism of Sunrise/UPC deal German telecoms group Freenet , the largest shareholder in Switzerland's Sunrise Communications, said it remains open for talks after it criticised Sunrise's planned takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC business....
18:26 2019-08-22

Amazon Alexa will soon help people check in on aging relatives As Amazon looks for ways to get its technology into the hands of seniors, insurers such as State Farm are working to provide additional services to customers....
18:26 2019-08-22

Ben Stokes says England must win bouncer war to level Ashes series Ben Stokes says England must weather a bouncer war if they are to level the Ashes series at Headingley, where the start was delayed by a shower on a murky morning....
18:52 2019-08-22

Romelu Lukaku hits out at Man Utd fans: They always blame me, Paul Pogba or Alexis Sanchez Romelu Lukaku has seemingly taken a shot at Manchester United by claiming fans are also looking to blame three players; him, Paul Pogba or Alexis Sanchez....
18:52 2019-08-22

Google ditches dessert names starting with Android 10 Google has refreshed the Android logo to be more "accessible" and "inclusive" and adopted version numbers for releases starting with Android 10.Read More...
18:52 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

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
19:13 2019-08-22

Uber Takes Texas Taxpayers For A Ride Uber, the ride-hailing company that has lost $16.2 billion over the last two and a half years, got a bit of good news thanks to the generosity of Texas taxpayers....
19:13 2019-08-22

More LMP2 entrants drop Ligier for ORECA from Silverstone ELMS The United Autosports and Panis-Barthez teams have swapped from Ligier to ORECA chassis for their lead European Le Mans Series entries ahead of this month's Silverstone round...
19:39 2019-08-22

Lucas di Grassi: 2018/19 Formula E season my worst for consistency Audi driver Lucas di Grassi says the recently-concluded 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E season was his worst campaign in the electric championship "in terms of consistency"...
19:39 2019-08-22

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter sent Brody Jenner a surprising birthday gift Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter sure know how to get a birthday present, sending Brody Jenner a surprising present for his 36th.        ...
19:39 2019-08-22

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
19:39 2019-08-22

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
19:39 2019-08-22

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
20:00 2019-08-22

Of the NFL’s ‘next Sean McVay’ coaching hires, which will find early success? Packers’ Matt LaFleur has inherited a playoff-ready roster, while fellow offensive coaches like the Bengals’ Zac Taylor and the Cardinals’ Kliff Kingsbury face longer odds....
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

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News Ex-White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor focusing on political commentary and analysis for assorted shows on the cable network. Sanders, who left the White House in July, will contribute to Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Digital and the ...
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

Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open match since her infamous meltdown in the 2018 final will be against a familiar rival – Maria Sharapova. Williams, the No. 8 seed, is coming off a back injury that could compromise her chances of recording a historic, record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. Though Sharapo...
20:26 2019-08-22

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests. The case is said to involve three “whereabouts failures” over 12 months, meaning it can be treated as a positive test...
20:26 2019-08-22

VW targets higher profit as EV costs, uncertainty weigh VW's diesel-emission scandal caused a fundamental crisis but it also became a catalyst for the transformation of the automaker, VW COO Ralf Brandstaetter said -- setting the stage for the company's bold plans to pass Tesla as the electric car leader....
20:26 2019-08-22

Reliability concerns raised over pi-top’s STEM learning laptop TechCrunch has learned of a safety issue and a number of product reliability questions being raised about a modular computer made by a London edtech startup that’s intended for children to learn coding and electronics. The product, called the pi-top 3, is a Raspberry Pi-powered laptop with a k...
20:26 2019-08-22

Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods Apple is getting ready for its usual fall iPhone launch event, which is rumored to be happening September 10, though the event hasn’t been officially confirmed this year. A new report from Bloomberg offers a preview of the lineup of hardware products Apple is looking to debut this year. There...
20:26 2019-08-22

Bose's new portable speaker has Alexa, Google Assistant and 360 audio Bose is expanding its smart speaker offerings with the aptly named Bose Portable Home Speaker, which includes Bluetooth connectivity, voice control and virtual assistant integration into a 7.5-inch by 4-inch package. The 2.3-pound speaker is made for......
20:26 2019-08-22

Vissel Kobe facing reality after failing to build in Barcelona’s image Andrés Iniesta’s arrival was part of ambition to mirror Spanish giants’ success but relegation from the J League threatensLast August FC Tokyo were so disappointed that Andrés Iniesta was going to be absent from Vissel Kobe’s visit they hired an impersonator of the Spanish midfielder to entertain th...
20:52 2019-08-22

Liverpool reveal plan to increase Anfield’s capacity to beyond 60,000 • Club ditch original plans for ‘ambitious’ new proposal• Fit-again Oxlade-Chamberlain signs contract extensionLiverpool have confirmed they are to abandon current plans to redevelop Anfield in favour of a more ambitious scheme that will increase the stadium’s capacity beyond 60,000.Liverpool’s owne...
20:52 2019-08-22

Ashes 2019: England v Australia third Test, day one – live! Updates from the opening day of play at HeadingleyAustralia recall Harris and Pattinson for third TestAny thoughts? Why not email Rob 7.35pm BST That was a helluva day’s play. England started well, were a borderline disgrace for an hour after tea, and then Jofra Archer sparked a stunning Australian ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Owen Farrell and George Ford to start for England against Ireland • Jones names strongest XV of World Cup warm-up campaign• Tom Curry and Sam Underhill named as flankers against IrelandOwen Farrell and George Ford will start together for England for the first time since last June on Saturday with Eddie Jones naming the strongest starting XV of the World Cup warm-u...
20:52 2019-08-22

Galaxy Note 10 review: Samsung managed to improve upon its best phone to date There will never be a perfect smartphone design, and as long as the smartphone is our primary communication device, vendors will continue to iterate each and every generation. Therefore, no one is ever going to truly “get it right,” because there’s no such thing, but of all the pho...
20:52 2019-08-22

It looks like the crazy PlayStation 5 design that just leaked is real The PlayStation 5 won’t be announced officially for several more months, and we’re more than a year away from the expected release window for the console. Sony has confirmed some of the specs of the device on more than one occasion though, without revealing its design. However, a Sony de...
20:52 2019-08-22

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s....
20:52 2019-08-22

'Last act of manipulation': Epstein put assets in secret trust before death The will Jeffrey Epstein signed two days before he killed himself in his New York prison cell put more than $577m (£476m) of his assets into a secret trust fund, it has emerged....
20:52 2019-08-22

How an accidental encounter brought slavery to the United States Slavery's arrival in the United States happened by accident, but its arrival created a thriving tobacco industry and fueled the Industrial Revolution.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Knowing where you come from is so important. Leave us a message to help record black history USA TODAY's 1619 Voices Project is asking readers to share what they know about their family history by calling into a Google Voice number.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

In Japan's Bubble Era, Nissan Proved Economy Cars Don't Have To Suck Today, automakers reserve limited-production vehicles to high performance sports cars and supercars. But in the height of Japan’s Bubble Era, Nissan had a different, better idea. These are the Pike Cars. They’re cute, but there’s more to them than good looks....
20:52 2019-08-22

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mt. Everest, starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to to curb pollution left by climbers and tourists....
21:13 2019-08-22

South Korea appointee spurns calls to step down despite growing allegations Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involving his daughter....
21:13 2019-08-22

Sebastian manned sub explores Titanic wreck Sebastian-based Triton Submarines and explorer Victor Vescovo took submersible to the Titanic wreck in a series of historic dives between July 29 and Aug. 4       ...
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

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
22:00 2019-08-22

Sovereign investors' dislike for equities mostly fades in second quarter Sovereign wealth funds' distaste for equities mostly faded in the second quarter, with some investors turning to emerging- market passive equity funds, data from the research firm eVestment showed on......
22:00 2019-08-22

Ruben Tejada DFA’d as Mets return lasts all of a week Ruben Tejada’s Mets return lasted about a week. The team announced Thursday it designated Tejada for assignment, eight days after it called him up and he played his first game as a Met since having his leg broken by Chase Utley during the 2015 NLDS. The 29-year-old infielder went 0-for-9 in si...
22:00 2019-08-22

ESPN International hit with layoffs amid shifting resources ESPN is undergoing layoffs in its international division, sources have told The Post. The layoffs and reorganization are expected to impact more than 30 employees, the majority of whom are on-air people. Domestically, ESPN is not being impacted at all in either its Spanish or English language units....
22:00 2019-08-22

Rhode Island portable toilet explosions probed by bomb squad, $5G reward offered Authorities in Rhode Island are trying to figure out who set off explosives inside a pair of portable toilets over the weekend, leaving the thrones blown to pieces in two towns....
22:26 2019-08-22

Ohio cop attempted kidnapping girl, 12, waiting for bus and filmed himself urinating on her: police Prosecutors say it's their mission to make sure an Ohio cop "never wears the badge of a police officer again" after the 34-year-old was arrested Tuesday on accusations he tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl at a school bus stop — and then filmed himself urinating on her....
22:26 2019-08-22

Jeffrey Epstein's former ex-cop cellmate at NYC lockup must have better living conditions, judge rules Descriptions of "decrepit," rat-infested cells at a Manhattan federal lockup that emerged this month amid the investigation into accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's suicide prompted a judge on Wednesday to order improved conditions for at least one alleged criminal, who had shared a cell with E...
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

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

Asteroid Ryugu has no dust on it and we don’t know why The most detailed pictures yet from the asteroid Ryugu show it has no dust, which is very strange. There are at least three competing possible explanations...
22:26 2019-08-22

Copper Nears Multi-Year Low as Economic Concerns Grow Copper prices dropped to within striking distance of a fresh multiyear low, as weak U.S. manufacturing data bolstered concerns over the health of the global economy....
22:26 2019-08-22

U.S. Stocks Waver on Disappointing Manufacturing Data The S&P 500 flipped between small gains and losses after weaker-than-expected manufacturing data raised fresh worries over the health of the economy....
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

Miley Cyrus denies cheating on Liam Hemsworth in Twitter rant "There are NO secrets to uncover here. I’ve learned from every experience in my life. I’m not perfect, I don’t want to be, it’s boring," Miley Cyrus wrote....
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: Bruce Springsteen's releases lyric video for 'I'll Stand By You' Bruce Springsteen released a lyric video for "I'll Stand By You" featuring clips from the film "Blinded by the Light." The song was previously unreleased before the movie....
23:13 2019-08-22

Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV, lineup - La Liga 2019-20 preview Real Madrid are looking to make it two wins from their opening two LaLiga games as Los Blancos welcome Real Valladolid to the Bernabeu for for their first home clash of the 2019-20 season....
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

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States....
23:39 2019-08-22

$1M in cocaine found in bananas shipped to Safeway in Washington (KING) Cocaine valued at more than $1 million was found inside shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in western Washington state. The King County Sheriff’s Office recovered 22 kilos, nearly 50 pounds, of cocaine at a Safeway in Woodinville. “That’s huge, we don’t see that very o...
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

Trump's message to G7 leaders this weekend: Be more like U.S. President Donald Trump will highlight U.S. 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 problems with the global economy, officials said....
00:00 2019-08-23

Yemen's separatists clash with government forces in Shabwa: sources Southern Yemeni separatists clashed with government forces in the southern oil-producing province of Shabwa on Thursday, local officials and residents said, in the latest violence between nominal allies that has strained an Arab military coalition....
00:00 2019-08-23

The Electric Porsche Taycan Packs Five Screens And One Is Just For The Passenger Just ahead of the debut of maybe first true Tesla competitor, the Porsche Taycan, the Stuttgart-based automaker shared official photos of the EV sedan’s interior. It’s filled with five screens, one of which is solely for the passenger, and the direction of the air flowing from the vents is controlle...
00:26 2019-08-23

I Liked Something Online Today It’s hard to shock the staff of Gizmodo dot com. Collectively, we’ve spent millions of hours online, covering everything from fishman dildos to catfish fetishists. Today, however, we discovered something truly surprising: Reddit Public Access Network, the platform’s new experiment with livestreaming...
00:26 2019-08-23

U.S. Mosquitoes Are Laying 'Time Capsule' Eggs That Can Outlast Colder Winters Mosquitoes didn’t become the most prolific animal killer of humanity by being lazy. A new study this week suggests that a common disease-causing species in the U.S. has learned how to lay dormant eggs that can survive harsher winters in the North.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-23

Overstock CEO Resigns to Focus on Career as Deep State Intelligence Asset, One Assumes Online furniture salesman Patrick Byrne stunned investors and anyone who’s ever tried to buy a cheap mid-century modern couch by publicly claiming in a cryptic statement about the “deep state” to have repeatedly assisted the “Men in Black” in government investigations.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-23

Astros deny Detroit reporter access to Verlander A reporter from the Detroit Free Press was denied access to pitcher Justin Verlander's postgame media availability after the Astros' 2-1 loss to the Tigers on Wednesday night....
00:52 2019-08-23

US-Central America talks focus on drug, migrant trafficking The U.S. acting homeland security secretary has met with officials of Central America and Colombia to discuss fighting drug trafficking and migrant smuggling...
00:52 2019-08-23

Should I stay or should I run? Pompeo under pressure over U.S. Senate seat Republican pressure on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for the U.S. Senate next year to help keep the party's majority intact is coming up against President Donald Trump's hope of keeping one of his most trusted aides in his administration....
01:13 2019-08-23

Trump campaign seeks to mobilize women in 2020 battleground states President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is hosting events in 2020 battleground states on Thursday to mobilize and train suburban women, an important voting bloc that defected from Republicans during last year's congressional contests....
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

Porsche streamlines the Taycan EV’s infotainment system The all-electric Porsche Taycan is the first in a line of electric vehicles from the performance brand. And while it's running on electrons instead of dead dinosaurs, the automaker is determined to make sure that the vehicle is still an experience th......
01:13 2019-08-23

Brash and unapologetic, Sam Ehlinger is poised to lead Texas back to top of college football Texas hasn't been a national contender in 10 seasons, but if it happens this year it will be because quarterback Sam Ehlinger leads the way.       ...
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

Ronda Rousey details gruesome accident that nearly severed her finger on '9-1-1' set "I’m pretty sure everyone thinks I’m nuts," Ronda Rousey said of fellow "9-1-1" cast members after she completed her scene despite her gnarly injury.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

No. 6 LSU hoping Chaisson's return has transformative effect LSU's K'Lavon Chaisson has one season left to fulfill the promise that once lured Tigers coach Ed Orgeron to the highly regarded pass rusher's Houston home at 4 a.m. for a recruiting pitch       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
01:39 2019-08-23

Android goes keto with a radical new rebrand Android’s ditching the carbs and saying farewell to sugar. The latest update to the brand, unveiled today by Google, introduces a new logo and style language, and ditches the iconic dessert-themed OS codenames. So, let’s talk about the logo. The old-school “bugdroid” robot has had a bit of surgery a...
01:39 2019-08-23

Orlando Bloom Reveals How Past Divorce Has Impacted His and Katy Perry's Relationship When it comes to his relationship with Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom is not looking to repeat history. The actor says so in a new interview with Willie Geist for NBC's Sunday Today,......
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

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns in wake of "deep state" remarks "If the hors d’oeuvre that was served recently caused the market such indigestion, it is not going to be in shareholder interest for me to be around if and when any main course is served," Byrne wrote to shareholders....
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

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash: ‘Lungs of the Earth Are in Flames’ The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
02:00 2019-08-23

FAA says it will invite global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it would invite Boeing 737 MAX pilots from across the world to participate in simulator tests as part of the process to recertify the aircraft for flight following two fatal crashes....
02:00 2019-08-23

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's authoritarian model unless Beijing can force the world to submit to its peculiar form of feudal mercantilism....
02:00 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

ESPN's Ariel Helwani Pops A Boner Over Having A Role In Conor McGregor's PR Campaign Conor McGregor is many objectionable things. He’s a massive shithead, an outspoken bigot, a rich showy asshole, a violent rage-monster, a destroyer of other people’s personal property, and a puncher of helpless old men. He was accused of sexual assault in December. He’s also a man whose livelihood d...
02:26 2019-08-23

Astros Bar Reporter From Postgame Presser At Justin Verlander's Request [Update] A Detroit Free Press reporter was barred from the Houston Astros’ postgame press conference last night because Justin Verlander said he would refuse to speak with media if the reporter was present....
02:26 2019-08-23

Valve updates bug bounty rules after Steam zero-day controversy PC gaming giant Valve has said that banning a security research who reported a zero-day vulnerability in its Steam gaming client was “a mistake”.Last month Russian security researcher Vasily Kravets filed a bug report in which he revealed that Steam was vulnerable to a zero-day which l...
02:26 2019-08-23

Prasad Reveals Why Rhodes Was Overlooked For Fielding Coach Role MSK Prasad-led selection committee short-listed candidates for various coaching positions with Vikram Rathour, Bharat Arun and R Sridhar on priority list for the role of the team's support staff....
02:26 2019-08-23

"Astonishing": Gavaskar Unhappy With Ashwin's Exclusion From Antigua Test Ravichandran Ashwin's exclusion from the playing XI in the first Test against the West Indies did not go well with former India player Sunil Gavaskar....
02:26 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift throws it back to '1989' in swoon-worthy, Christmas-themed 'Lover' video Hours before the "Lover" album is released into the world, Taylor Swift unveiled an eye-popping new video for the romantic title track.        ...
02:26 2019-08-23

Michael Jackson's will is lost, former publicist says. She asks Trump for help Raymone Bain, Michael Jackson's former publicist, told reporters Thursday that she does not have his will.        ...
02:26 2019-08-23

|BadpublicitymaycostCapeTownjobs-Maycomember The tourism economy is very important for Cape Town and any bad publicity has a knock-on effect which could ultimately impact thousands of jobs provided by the industry, warns James Vos, the City of Cape Town's Mayco member for economic development....
02:52 2019-08-23

Major phone carriers, state AGs team up to combat robocalls Most phone companies will offer call-blocking tools for free to customers, according to deal with country’s state attorneys.       ...
02:52 2019-08-23

50 Shades of Red Face: College kid accidentally reveals kinky cuffs to mom Her face is fifty shades of red. A California college student was embarrassed beyond belief when she sent her mom a photo of her new bedroom —and forgot to remove a set of kinky handcuffs dangling from the headboard of her bed, she admitted on social media. “Mum’s been asking for pics of my new......
02:52 2019-08-23

Proud Boys leader admits rallies all about brawling, costing ‘millions’ Proud Boys rallies are all about brawling with anti-fascists and wasting the public’s money, the group’s leader has been caught on video admitting. The video was posted by Huffpost.com on Thursday. “We’ve wasted all their f—ing resources to make this rally,” Proud Boys leader Enriq...
02:52 2019-08-23

Copper Nears Multiyear Low as Economic Worries Grow The price of copper dropped to within striking distance of a fresh multiyear low as weak U.S. manufacturing data added to concern over the health of the global economy....
02:52 2019-08-23

What to watch on newly-launched ACC Network ACC Network launched Thursday with approximately 450 live contests set to air annually. Here's your guide to make sure you catch all the biggest events....
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

Trump Administration Is Preparing Cover for All the So-Called Economic Anxiety Voters Just in case some voters weren’t prepared to admit that they like the administration’s racism, the Trump Administration is looking out for their economic anxiety concerns. On Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the administration may unveil another round of tax cuts before Novem...
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

Jeffrey Epstein Allegedly Promised A Victim's Family That He'd Help Her Receive Treatment For An Eating Disorder Three lawsuits filed in New York on Tuesday against the estate of dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein made a series of explosive new allegations against him, shedding light on the ways pulled new victims into his orbit and the depraved depths of his abuse. One of the suits, filed by a woman referred to i...
03:39 2019-08-23

A Perfect Distillation of Trump's Anti-Semitism in Just One Minute It’s glancingly rare that anyone actually on the left gets booked on a cable news show like CNN’s The Lead, but when it happens, they generally shake shit up and leave the other talking heads agog. Today’s case: Mehdi Hasan, host for Al Jazeera and columnist for the Intercept, distilling the whole …...
03:39 2019-08-23

Dean Smith happy with Aston Villa striker Wesley despite lack of goals | Paul Doyle Manager has seen enough, despite defeats by Bournemouth and Spurs, to be confident Villa will not ‘do a Fulham’To really offend people around Villa Park, just say the F word. After spending at least £127m on 12 players following promotion to the Premier League, Aston Villa fans get annoyed at accusa...
04:00 2019-08-23

Brooks Koepka streaks into share of lead at Tour Championship • Koepka shares lead with Justin Thomas and Xander Schauffele• Four-times major winner posed naked for ESPN photoshootIt is the naked truth that Brooks Koepka has been the dominant figure in golf for two seasons now. The 29-year-old has taken his scenario literally, with a high-profile photoshoot fo...
04:00 2019-08-23

Large Telecoms, State Enforcers Make Pact to Combat Robocalls Large telecom companies and attorneys general from every state unveiled a new pact for combating robocalls, the latest step toward cutting off such calls before they reach a consumer’s phone....
04:00 2019-08-23

News Corp Readies News App to Address Publishers' Concerns About Google and Facebook News Corp is developing a news-aggregation service meant to address concerns that Google News and other digital platforms don’t reward publishers’ work adequately and play down articles from certain types of sites....
04:00 2019-08-23

Injury forces Panthers QB Cam Newton out of preseason game Quarterback Cam Newton sustained a foot injury and did not return to the Carolina Panthers' preseason game against the New England Patriots Thursday in Foxborough, Mass....
04:26 2019-08-23

Rohingya shun repatriation to Myanmar, want safety guarantee No Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar because they want to be guaranteed safety and citizenship first...
04:26 2019-08-23

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds towards the Tokyo Olympics....
04:26 2019-08-23

Paralympics chief wants Tokyo 2020 to help change perceptions Andrew Parsons, president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), hopes Tokyo 2020 will spark a change in perceptions of people with disabilities in Japan....
04:26 2019-08-23

Police thwarted at least seven mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted at least seven separate mass shootings or white supremacist attacks across the...
04:26 2019-08-23

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an ambitious 10-year, $16.3tn national mobilization to avert climate catastrophe, warning that the US risks losing $34.5tn in economic productivity by the e...
04:26 2019-08-23

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh has failed after the authorities failed to convince the refugees it would be safe to return.The Myanmar government ...
04:26 2019-08-23

Lightning strikes kill five and injure 100 in Poland and Slovakia Dead include two children after thunderstorm in trekking location in the Tatra mountainsAt least five people, including two children, have died and more than 100 have been injured during a sudden thunderstorm in Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains, according to rescuers.Most of the victims were in...
04:26 2019-08-23

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were feeling emboldened to clear land for crop fields a...
04:26 2019-08-23

Porsche considers movie streaming on Taycan With twin high-resolution in-dash 10.9-inch digital screens and a high-end audio system, Porsche's first pure-electric car seems designed as much for an evening at the cinema as a spirited drive on the autobahn....
04:26 2019-08-23

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuation of nearly 4,000 residents, racing across at least 600 acres within just a few hours, officials sa...
04:52 2019-08-23

Google Photos now allows you to search for text in your pics The search functionality in Google Photos is already a powerful tool, allowing you to find certain objects, locations, pets, events or even people within your snaps thanks to some clever AI, but it’s now been made even smarter.Utilizing the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) tech found in Go...
05:13 2019-08-23

India’s Moon lander just snapped its first photo of the lunar surface The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has had a big week already. The group’s Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the Moon a few days ago, which is a major milestone for a mission that could make India the fourth country on Earth to successfully perform a soft la...
05:39 2019-08-23

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The video removals come just days after Twitter said it had suspended more than 200,000 accounts it linke...
05:39 2019-08-23

Lightning Strikes Kill 5, Injure Over 100 In Europe’s Tatra Mountains (WARSAW, Poland) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said. Witnesses said the thunderstorm came suddenly on a day that be...
05:39 2019-08-23

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccinations. (credit: Getty / Irfan Khan) The Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday cited a prominent a...
05:39 2019-08-23

Crotchety Rockies Broadcasters Wish Harm On Idiot On The Field An idiot ran out onto the field during the second inning of Thursday night’s Rockies-Cardinals game in St. Louis. An army of security personnel briefly chased the goof around the outfield and then the infield. The crowd ate it up; the batter had a chuckle; even several Cardinals players appeared to ...
05:39 2019-08-23

Sarah Michelle Gellar Is Playing a Mommy Blogger in a New Show Buffy's got a new gig. Sarah Michelle Gellar is starring in and executive producing a potential new series, and based on the description, we're going to need it in front of our......
05:39 2019-08-23

Tour Championship: Xander Schauffele makes up ground to catch Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka Xander Schauffele began the Tour Championship six shots off the lead; now he's tied for first with Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka after one round.        ...
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

Google ditches Android dessert naming scheme, dubs the latest update Android 10 I often wondered what would have happened once Android Z launched on the Pixel 13. Would we ever get there with Android, or would Fuchsia take over with a better naming scheme? It turns out that Google didn’t have the patience to deal with the entire alphabet — no pun intended — an...
06:00 2019-08-23

WWE stars Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch are engaged Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch are now a tag team for life. Lynch, whose real name is Rebecca Quin, announced the WWE superstars’ engagement on social media Thursday night. The picture she posted was of her standing next to a shirtless Rollins on a rocky beach with her hand on his chest to show off......
06:26 2019-08-23

FOCUS-Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges....
06:26 2019-08-23

RPT-Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
06:26 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests as activists target airport Hong Kong is bracing for further anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of the city's international airport this weekend, as authorities warn against acts that could disrupt travel operations....
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

Yemen Demands U.A.E.'s Expulsion From Saudi-Led Coalition Yemen’s government accused the United Arab Emirates of supporting separatists in the country and is demanding its expulsion from a Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting rebels there....
06:26 2019-08-23

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar....
06:52 2019-08-23

George Barker death: Man accused of 'merciless' knife attack on gym user fled country after murder, court told A kickboxer "brutally stabbed to death" at a south-east London gym just days after becoming a father was killed by a man who then fled the country, a court has heard....
06:52 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift's Lover Album Lyrics Decoded: Paper Rings, Church Bells and a London Boy Attention, Swifties! Taylor Swift just dropped her highly-anticipated new album, Lover. The Grammy winner's seventh studio album, released at midnight, is comprised of 18 songs,......
06:52 2019-08-23

CDC warns of salmonella from beef, cheese in the U.S., Mexico The CDC on Thursday issued a warning on an outbreak of multi-drug resistant salmonella that sickened 255 between June 2018 and March 2019, blaming it on beef and cheese from the United States and Mexico....
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

MIT sets review of donations, apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein ties Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide earlier this month while being held in j...
07:13 2019-08-23

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for years, The Post has learned. The two bankers — Mich...
07:39 2019-08-23

What to do for a busted lip A busted lip is a common occurrence. We look at nine treatments and remedies that people can use at home to help heal a busted lip. We also explain when to see a doctor....
08:00 2019-08-23

Jeweller Links of London in race to find new owner Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days‎ as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload the business....
08:00 2019-08-23

Kia Seltos The new crossover shares its platform with the popular Hyundai Kona subcompact crossover, but has not been confirmed for sale in the U.S. The Seltos is built in Korea and India. U.S. journalists taken to Korea to drive the crossover compared it favorably with the Kona. The Seltos would slot just bel...
08:26 2019-08-23

Migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. face high violence risk (Reuters Health) - Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during their journey, a new study finds....
08:26 2019-08-23

Trump speaks out on Sean Spicer joining 'Dancing with the Stars': 'He will do great' One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer will be competing on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," President Trump spoke out about the casting decision. ...
08:26 2019-08-23

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
08:52 2019-08-23

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem: Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter....
08:52 2019-08-23

Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges....
08:52 2019-08-23

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last year....
08:52 2019-08-23

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of "Deep State," and 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       ...
09:13 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters target airport week after arrivals hall mayhem Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as protests in the Chinese-ruled city showed no signs of let-up and diplomatic tension between China and some Western nations rose....
09:13 2019-08-23

North Korea calls Pompeo 'diehard toxin,' says ready for dialogue or standoff with U.S. North Korea's top diplomat said on Friday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a "diehard toxin" who only complicates denuclearisation talks and North Korea was ready for both dialogue and standoff....
09:13 2019-08-23

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....
09:13 2019-08-23

Drugs worth $161 million seized in Malaysia's biggest haul Malaysian authorities on Friday said they had seized nearly 3.7 tonnes of ketamine and cocaine worth about $161 million in the country's biggest drugs haul to date....
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

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
09:13 2019-08-23

One Of Two Trapped Polish Cavers Found Dead: Report Polish rescuers have found the body of one of two men who became trapped in a mountain cave last week when their corridor to the outside was flooded with water, a report said Thursday....
09:13 2019-08-23

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported on......
09:13 2019-08-23

Iran Displays Domestically Built Missile Defence System Iran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defence system on Thursday, at a time of rising tension with the United States....
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

UA Coach Sumlin not worried about “beach distractions” vs. Hawaii HAWAII – Is Coach Kevin Sumlin worried about “beach distractions” in Hawaii as the Cats prep for Saturday’s season opener? Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
09:39 2019-08-23

Fiat 124 Spider successor 'unlikely', according to CEO Fiat's boss claims Italian maker has "no legitimacy" in the sports car market after 124 Spider was removed from sale A new version of the Fiat and Abarth 124 Spider is unlikely, according to Fiat CEO Olivier François.  Although the Fiat and Abarth 124 Spiders have been withdrawn from UK sale, both ...
10:00 2019-08-23

There is no justifying the Brett Gardner defenders Two psychiatrists pass in the hall. One says, “Good morning.” The other says to himself, “I wonder what he meant by that.” Old gag. Yet, those raised on practicality were led to believe that 2 plus 2 equals 4. Now? Well, it’s like “good morning” — it depends on how you choose to look at......
10:00 2019-08-23

Opinion: Why Vanderbilt can win the SEC football title, and why Alabama could not With the start of the college football season coming when Florida and Miami play Saturday, here are the first SEC rankings of the season.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining, and the Oakland Raiders earned a bizarre 22-21 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers on a field that was shortened to 80 yards over concerns about player safety       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Red Dead Redemption 2 Bird Mod Is Magnificently Chill Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game that can be chill, but eventually, somebody pulls a gun on you, or a coyote attacks, or you wander into a whinnying horse fire hell zone. To achieve true chill, you must rise above it all. Thanks to mods, you can....
10:26 2019-08-23

Unsweetened: Android swaps sugary codenames for boring numbers [credit: Google ] We usually get a fun codename to go along with each big new Android release. The names are based on sugary snacks that started with the letter C in Android 1.5 and have been working their way d...
10:26 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift's new album 'Lover' includes star-studded collaborations, juicy lyrics Taylor Swift dropped her highly anticipated album "Lover," which includes a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks and some juicy lyrical references.        ...
10:52 2019-08-23

Robert Downey Jr. teases major surprise: 'All will be revealed' at Rolling Stones concert What is Robert Downey Jr. talking about in his cryptic message about the Rolling Stones and NASA? All will be revealed Thursday at the Rose Bowl.        ...
10:52 2019-08-23

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide' The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network....
10:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.The action by the Google-owned service came as T...
10:52 2019-08-23

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, released a sweeping gun r...
10:52 2019-08-23

Zimbabwean comedian goes into hiding after abduction and beating Satirist Samantha Kureya seized at home, stripped and forced to drink sewageOne of Zimbabwe’s best-known comedians and political satirists is in hiding after being abducted from her home by unidentified armed men, then beaten, stripped and made to drink sewage.The attack on Samantha Kureya is one of...
10:52 2019-08-23

Colin Kaepernick Reveals the Source of His Inspiration for the National Anthem Protest It’s well-known that Colin Kaepernick started his protest on the gridiron to bring attention to the police brutality and racial injustice plaguing this nation, but in a recent interview, the former quarterback reveals what specifically inspired his activism....
11:13 2019-08-23

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday....
11:13 2019-08-23

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 28 points higher at 7,156 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.7% ahead of the cash market open....
11:13 2019-08-23

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
11:13 2019-08-23

Army sets sights on lasers for infantry troops U.S. Army Infantry units fight door-to-door in Close-Quarter-Combat in high-threat urban environments, advance through wooded, rocky terrain to maneuver to contact and “close with the enemy,” and at times conduct reconnaissance missions behind enemy lines to secretly gather intelligence or disrupt e...
11:13 2019-08-23

Hunter Harrison's Train Overhaul Starts Running Out of Steam Precision-scheduled railroading, the industrywide system to boost efficiency pioneered by the late Hunter Harrison, led to widespread improvements in recent years. But the momentum from that shift is now fading....
11:39 2019-08-23

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan....
11:39 2019-08-23

'Rude' Boris Johnson puts foot up on Elysee furniture during key Brexit talks with Macron The British prime minister was labeled “rude” and “embarrassing” after a photo showed him with his foot on top of a table in France’s Elysee Palace while meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-08-23

P!nk apparently read Kanye the riot act after his Taylor Swift interruption at the 2009 VMAs For better or worse, Kanye West’s interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs has become a tone-setting snapshot of the last decade of pop culture (not to mention its parallels to modern social media). Enough so, in fact, that Billboard ran an oral history of the critical “I’mma let you finish” mo...
11:39 2019-08-23

Hyundai Accent The long-running entry car, sold only as a sedan in the U.S., was redesigned for the 2018 model year and updates its powertrain for the 2020 model year....
11:39 2019-08-23

HP CEO Dion Weisler steps down, taps veteran insider Enrique Lores HP said Chief Executive Officer Dion Weisler is stepping down after nearly four years in the role, and forecast Q4 profit below Wall Street estimates.Read More...
11:39 2019-08-23

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G Is Tough to Repair: iFixit iFixit tore down the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G, only to find it quite difficult to take apart. This mean, repairing the phone isn't going to be easy....
12:39 2019-08-23