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Téa Obreht follows up 'The Tiger's Wife' with 'Inland' a haunted, fantastical Western

Téa Obreht follows up her best-selling, award-winning debut "The Tiger's Wife" with "Inland," a phantasmagorical and dizzyingly beautiful Western.        ...

Téa Obreht follows up 'The Tiger's Wife' with 'Inland' a haunted, fantastical Western

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Inland by Téa Obreht review – a spectacular reinvention of the western This follow-up to the award-winning The Tiger’s Wife is an otherworldly vision of 19th-century Arizona“There are wounds of time and there are wounds of person,” cautions a camel driver in the extraordinary second novel by Téa Obreht. “Sometimes people come through their wounds, but time does not. So...
13:13 2019-08-07

The Masked Singer set to haunt the U.K. with fantastical visions of music mediocrity Ensuring that soon, no D-list British celebrity with a minor modicum of singing talent will be safe (from the opportunity to pull a paycheck for at least a couple of weeks), THR reports tonight that The Masked Singer will soon be coming to U.K. shores. Yes, British readers, soon you, too, will be ab...
09:00 2019-06-01

Téa Obreht Follows Up an Acclaimed Debut With a Visit to the Old West “Inland,” set in the rowdy lands of the Arizona Territory during the 1890s, weaves together the story of a frontierswoman with that of a wanted murderer and his camel....
21:39 2019-08-09

Inland by Téa Obreht review – an otherworldly vision of Arizona Set during a drought, this spectacular follow-up to the award-winning The Tiger’s Wife reinvents the western“There are wounds of time and there are wounds of person,” cautions a camel driver in the extraordinary second novel by Téa Obreht. “Sometimes people come through their wounds, but time does n...
12:52 2019-08-07

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they have in common. She’s fascinated by history, p...
02:39 2019-08-14

Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’ The food writer and activist, 31, on internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed MilibandWhen I was born my parents lived in a flat so small that it now legally can’t be rented out as a dwelling. A bit later, when we moved out of that shoebox, they started foster...
15:39 2019-06-15

Disney's Haunted Mansion Is A Terrific Mess The Haunted Mansion is one of Disney’s greatest creations. It’s also an unfixable, thematic mess, which is part of its appeal. Disney has allowed it to remain imperfect for the past half century, a wise exception to the company’s notorious perfectionism....
19:39 2019-08-09

Family haunted by avalanche of bills after son’s death: 'It’s continuous' After their seven-month-old son James died in hospice nearly three years ago, the Cavatores face hundreds of thousands in medical bills – despite having insuranceTwins Thomas and James Cavatore were only about a month old in winter 2016, still in the neonatal intensive care unit at a Houston, Texas,...
12:39 2019-06-04

Luis Alvarez was haunted by 9/11 until his final moments: sister A cancer-stricken retired NYPD detective who spent his final days fighting to restore funding for sick 9/11 responders was haunted by The Pile even hours before his death, kin said at his funeral Wednesday. Luis Alvarez’s sister told the hundreds of mourners — including cops, firefighter...
20:52 2019-07-03

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account in the name of a man who had been dead for 1,000 years.The bank was a branch of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (now part of MUFG, the largest bank in Japan), w...
13:13 2019-06-10

'My Baby Monitor Is Haunted': Tales of Parental Fright Catching unexplained movements on your baby monitor? It may just be fodder for paranormal television shows and Hollywood films, but for many parents, the fear is real, even if the spectral beings aren’t....
19:26 2019-08-13

The haunted hotel: inside the former brothel serving nightmare fetishists The Black Monarch is the newest addition to a thriving haunted hotel industry that has become big business in ColoradoAn enormous growling wolf is the first of many horrors to greet visitors entering the Black Monarch Hotel in Victor, Colorado.Located in this once-abandoned mountain town, the Black ...
10:52 2019-07-18

Bayern Munich haunted by Guardiola's ghost in Bundesliga opener Bayern Munich's title defense wasn't meant to begin with a score draw at home to Hertha Berlin. The performance of Niko Kovac's side might leave Borussia Dortmund feeling very optimistic about their chances this season....
01:26 2019-08-17

John Gunther Dean, US diplomat haunted by Cambodia, dies WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran American diplomat who was haunted by his role in the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia during the dying days of the Khmer Republic has died. John Gunther Dean was 93. Dean’s family says he died June 6. Although Dean served as ambassador to Denmark, Lebanon,...
23:26 2019-06-11

Fortnite Fortbyte 30 Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park Location Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant Park is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
19:39 2019-06-17

Jimmy Fallon bought that haunted Timothée Chalamet doll and is already putting it to work When we last checked on the creepy ventriloquist rendering of Timothée Chalamet, it was being auctioned at a paltry rate of $122,795.00 on eBay. While we could have made any number of guesses as to the eventual fate of the impressive-yet-dead-eyed tribute to the young actor, “getting bought by Jimmy...
02:01 2019-07-25

World’s 8 Most Haunted Castles: The Lost Souls Tormenting Visitors of Famous Bastions The histories of many of the world’s most haunted castles are filled with bloodshed, treason, and treasure. The checkered past and centuries of existence make these locations the perfect choice for specters and shades to find their eternal homes. ...
23:39 2019-08-07

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

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: 37 Years Later, Atari’s Haunted Ho Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: 37 Years Later, Atari’s Haunted House Still Frightens And Delights • I Totally Called It...Just Six Years Too Early • Spacemon: A Pokémon TRPG - Red Winter: Part 2 • The Switch Is The Best Game Console For When You Move, Part 2 ...
15:52 2019-08-14

The Terror: Infamy's first trailer takes you inside a haunted Japanese-American interment camp AMC’s The Terror anthology weaves the supernatural in with historical tragedies. The first season, for example, riffed on a lost expedition to the Arctic in the 19th century, and the upcoming second season will tackle the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, a timely exploration co...
17:00 2019-06-20

The maker of Hush Puppies shoes is haunted by a water contamination crisis in its Michigan hometown Wolverine Worldwide is a $2.4 billion global corporation home to the Hush Puppies shoe brand – and a point of contention in its hometown. Decades-old tannery waste leached toxic chemicals in the ground, contaminating some drinking water sources....
21:13 2019-08-07

Kacey Musgraves goes from Western to couture Country star Kacey Musgraves’ style evolution went from Western wear with fringe and cowboy hats to walking the red carpets in designer gowns, but she says music is what stands the test of time. (July 10)        ...
02:00 2019-07-11

Brush fire restricts SB I-19 near Western Ave TUCSON – A brush fire has delayed southbound traffic on Interstate 19 near Western Avenue Monday afternoon. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the brush fire has blcoked the right lane of southbound I-19 near Milepost 5, KM 8. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. WIL...
02:00 2019-06-18

Will U.S. war on Huawei help China end its dependency on Western tech? The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular......
17:00 2019-05-24

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15:52 2019-05-30

Western Iranian province jolted by 2 earthquakes TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run news agency says two consecutive earthquakes, magnitude 4.4 and 4.9, have jolted the country’s western province of Kermanshah. IRNA’s report says the first quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers, the second at 11 kilometers early on Wednesday mor...
08:39 2019-06-05

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Putin charged Saturday that Donald Trump’s victo...
13:01 2019-06-29

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays — from the Baltic Sea coast to the Mecklenburg lake district....
14:26 2019-08-07

2-Vehicle Crash Kills 4 In Western Kentucky WHEATCROFT, Ky. (AP) — Police are investigating a crash that killed four people in western Kentucky. State Police in Madisonville say in a news release the accident occurred Saturday when a car slid into the oncoming lane and collided with a pickup truck on Kentucky Route 109 in Wheatcroft. The stat...
20:39 2019-06-23

Part of bourbon warehouse collapses in western Kentucky OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Part of a bourbon warehouse in western Kentucky collapsed during a thunderstorm. News outlets report the partial collapse of the O.Z. Tyler Distillery rickhouse was reported early Monday. Master Distiller Jacob Call says around 20,000 barrels are stored at the location and it a...
18:39 2019-06-17

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
10:13 2019-06-19

Thousands expected at climate rally in western Germany Students from over a dozen European countries are expected to take part in a demonstration Friday urging governments to take bolder action against climate change...
10:52 2019-06-21

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
15:13 2019-06-18

The Wild Bunch at 50: the enduring nihilism of Sam Peckinpah's western In 1969, the film’s violent cynicism came as a shock to the system and now, it seems to have aged disturbingly wellPresent day audiences remember Sam Peckinpah’s off-the-wall western The Wild Bunch for its blood, but no less shocking is the film’s moral carnage. Two orgies of bullets bookend the adv...
16:39 2019-06-18

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reported so far, according to Col. Michael Bernier, spokesman for the national civil security service. He said it prompted concern in several regions because ...
13:00 2019-06-21

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s biggest lignite coal mines. Saturday’s rally comes two days after European Union leaders failed to agree upon a plan to make the bloc’s econom...
12:52 2019-06-22

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
18:52 2019-06-18

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
15:01 2019-06-29

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 NEW DELHI (AP) — A 4.5-meter (15-foot) high wall collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts housing migrant workers and their families in western India early Saturday following heavy rains, killing at least 16 people, an official said. The wall dividing the car parking area of a multi-story residenti...
16:00 2019-06-29

Kansas teen killed in western Kentucky pileup LYON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials have released more information about a deadly 12-vehicle pileup on a western Kentucky highway. Authorities said 19-year-old Jace Smothers was killed Friday when the van he was riding in was struck from behind by a semi-tractor trailer. A Kansas native, Smo...
15:52 2019-06-30

The Zapotecs of Monte Alban - The First Civilization in Western Mexico? In the central valleys of the Mexican state of Oaxaca lie stone ruins centered around an artificially leveled hill. It is now a famous tourist destination as well as a major archaeological site. Although it has cultural significance today, it has very little political or administrative significance....
00:52 2019-07-01

Dangerous, Record-High Temperatures Hit Western Europe, With More to Come Belgium and the Netherlands set national records, and the all-time marks for Germany and Britain could fall on Thursday. Paris will approach 108 degrees....
18:52 2019-07-24

Liverpool 2-2 Sporting Lisbon: Western Union Cup – as it happened Liverpool finish pre-season US tour with 2-2 draw in BronxMignolet shines in goal after early blunder costs Liverpool 3.15am BST That’s all for now. Thanks for following along with us and be sure to check back later for a full match report. 3.10am BST There’s the final whistle and Liverpool and Spor...
04:26 2019-07-25

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
10:26 2019-05-23

Western Spain road trip: Madrid to Seville The Extremadura region offers rolling countryside and Roman, Jewish and Arab history to explore. Plus, cool plazas and great food – when you stopExtremadura takes a little bit more effort to get to than many other parts of Spain. And because there is no beach, few of the 82.8 million people who visi...
08:26 2019-06-12

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
17:39 2019-05-22

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack lat...
11:39 2019-06-08

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
00:26 2019-06-29

‘Slaughter the Jews’ painted in Arabic on Western Wall in Jerusalem The chilling phrase was spray-painted in Arabic on the Kotel HaKatan, or "Little Western Wall," on Saturday in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency....
22:52 2019-07-21

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard the boat that sank on Lake Mai-Ndombe were teache...
23:52 2019-05-26

Western intelligence hacked 'Russian Google' Yandex to spy on accounts Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
23:00 2019-06-27

Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany Hundreds of climate change activists broke through a police cordon and stormed into one of Germany’s biggest lignite coal mines Saturday, two days after European Union leaders failed to agree on a plan to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050...
18:39 2019-06-22

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to have a tiny little box filled with an array of digital goodies. I mean, just the idea that this palm-sized device could fit more music than you could con...
17:39 2019-06-22

Media reports say fire kills 15 students in western India NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian media reports say at least 15 students have been killed in a fire that broke out in a building in the western city of Surat. The Press Trust of India news agency quoted Gujarat state Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel as saying that the students were attending a tutoring class...
15:26 2019-05-24

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living there...
05:39 2019-06-29

At least 15 dead as construction site wall collapses in western India At least 15 people were killed, including three children, when a compound wall near a construction site fell on temporary huts of laborers in the western Indian city of Pune following heavy rain, a fire brigade official said on Saturday....
09:26 2019-06-29

Merkel seeks to reassure Western Balkan nations of EU future German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to reassure Western Balkan nations aspiring to join the European Union that there is still strong support for the process...
18:26 2019-07-05

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before further enlargement....
23:13 2019-07-05

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
16:52 2019-07-10

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam a country's record....
22:00 2019-07-10

Netflix buys 'Power of the Dog' Western starring Moss, Cumberbatch Netflix has bought global rights to The Power of the Dog, a feature film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) and starring Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch. The streaming giant plans to release the film in 2021, both on......
02:52 2019-05-31

Trinamool's Women Lawmakers Trolled For "Western Clothes" In Parliament Newly elected Trinamool Congress lawmakers Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were trolled by a number of people on social media for their choice of clothes at the Parliament on Monday. However, the......
16:26 2019-05-28

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
16:39 2019-07-14

Takeda kicks off sale of Western European drugs: sources Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co has reached out to prospective bidders for a portfolio of drugs for sale in western Europe as it seeks to trim its debt following the $59 billion purchase of Shire, sources close to the matter told Reuters....
23:26 2019-07-17

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
17:26 2019-06-06

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women painted on the facade of the Irish pub outside the US military base in Okinawa, Japan, wore kimono. They lounged on a white-sand beach. Their black hair was...
22:26 2019-07-03

Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings discovered in Western Australia Interaction that could signal new gold deposits ‘had to be seen to be believed’, CSIRO researcher says Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in Western Australia, stunning scientists who say it could signal new deposits.Found near Boddington, south of Perth, the strain of t...
10:00 2019-05-24

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
01:00 2019-06-10

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2019 Western & Southern Open Less than an hour before she was scheduled to play on Center Court, Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open with a back injury        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Zalando to build Rotterdam warehouse to serve western Europe Zalando , Europe's leading online fashion retailer, said it would build a 140,000 square meter warehouse near the Dutch port of Rotterdam to serve its customers in the Benelux countries, France, Spain and the United Kingdom....
15:26 2019-07-04

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers....
08:52 2019-05-22

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the 2019 Western & Southern Open Citing fatigue following his Rogers Cup title in Montreal Sunday, Rafael Nadal, the No. 2-ranked player in the world, has withdrawn from the W&S Open        ...
19:26 2019-08-12

The Family: inside the sinister sect that has infected western democracy A disturbing new Netflix documentary shows how a rightwing Christian organisation has for decades secretly swayed US politics ... all the way to the topA clandestine religious sect secretly controls the US government! In an age when we are all grasping for outlandish solutions to what’s gone wrong, ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his first since his “Springsteen on Broadway” show closed last year and his first without the E Street Band....
08:52 2019-06-14

At least 1 dead, 12 injured from storms, tornadoes in western Ohio and Dayton At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, authorities said. About 68,000 households and businesses in the state were without power Tuesday morning. This drone video shows the path of destruction left behi...
18:13 2019-05-28

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China. The post US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:39 2019-06-17

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat....
09:52 2019-06-17

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review – quintessentially Boss (Columbia Records)Couched in the orchestral “countrypolitan” style of George Jones and Glen Campbell at the tail-end of the 1960s, Springsteen’s first album in five years delivers a sound like little else in his extensive catalogue, brimming with lush strings and French horns. Its 13 songs, however,...
14:39 2019-06-16

Fire Kills at Least 18 in Western India as Students Jump From Building Firefighters struggled to quell flames in a commercial building in Gujarat state that housed a tutoring center and a gym. Video shared online showed young people jumping to escape the fire....
21:39 2019-05-24

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that has so far killed hundreds of civilians, according to residents and civil rescuers....
00:52 2019-06-11

Bruce Springsteen tries to lose himself under the cinematic scope of Western Stars Bruce Springsteen has spoken repeatedly about the influence of cinema on his music. Throughout the years, in numerous interviews (and his recent autobiography), he conjures impressions and memories of films that imprinted on his mind at a young age, and how the bold narratives and striking imagery o...
19:13 2019-06-12

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
09:00 2019-08-17

Roger Federer cruises into third round at the 2019 Western & Southern Open Play was suspended for 61 minutes Tuesday night, which is exactly how long Roger Federer needed to win his 2019 Western & Southern Open debut        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Western Sydney Wanderers v Leeds United: friendly game – live! Updates as Bankwest Stadium welcomes football for the first timeAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 11.21am BST 46 mins: Second-half underway between Leeds United and Western Sydney Wanderers. 11.20am BST No changes at half-time for either side. Continue reading......
12:26 2019-07-20

Storms to come calling in western U.S. as record-challenging heat throttles back Following record heat into Tuesday, temperatures are forecast to throttle back over the West but with the risk of thunderstorms that may ignite new wildfires later this week and this weekend....
07:39 2019-08-07

German ex-President Horst Köhler quits UN Western Sahara role Horst Köhler, who was president of Germany for six years, has left his post as UN envoy for the territory of Western Sahara. His departure on health grounds leaves efforts to resolve a decades-long dispute in limbo....
09:52 2019-05-23

ISIS urges followers to carry out attacks in major Western cities The terror group ISIS is calling upon its adherents to carry out terrorist attacks in the major Western cities of San Francisco, New York, and London, according to several social media posts monitored by an ISIS watchdog site....
18:26 2019-07-31

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the administration imposed on Cuba in April....
09:00 2019-08-08

Floods kill 16, displace thousands in India's western Maharashtra state At least 16 people have died in India's western state of Maharashtra as heavy rains and overflowing rivers swamped five districts, forcing authorities to move more than 140,000 people to safer places, a government official said on Wednesday....
20:26 2019-08-07

Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake KINSHASHA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake. The post Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:00 2019-05-26

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
18:39 2019-05-21

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
02:13 2019-08-18

Western North Carolina hit by 12 inches of rain; state declares emergency More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
21:52 2019-06-09

Western premiers ‘expecting positive discussions’ as meeting kicks off in Edmonton Canada's western and northern premiers are meeting in Edmonton in a effort to make the "western provinces and territories the source of Canada’s strength and economic growth."...
21:26 2019-06-27

Poland eyes green energy investments in Western Balkans: minister Polish energy groups could invest in renewable power in Western Balkan countries that eye European Union membership, Jadwiga Emilewicz, minister for entrepreneurship and technology said....
22:26 2019-06-22

‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex hacked by Western intelligence in 2018: sources Sources told Reuters the hackers appeared to be searching for technical information that could explain how Yandex authenticates user accounts. Such information could help a spy agency impersonate a user and access their private messages....
06:00 2019-06-28

China says Hong Kong does not need meddling by 'black hand' Western forces Hong Kong does not need meddling by "black hand" Western forces who are trying to destroy its stability, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Wednesday, after mass protests there against a controversial extradition bill....
15:52 2019-06-19

True Grit at 50: the throwback western that gave John Wayne his only Oscar Released in the same year as The Wild Bunch and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Henry Hathaway’s western was defiantly old-fashioned in comparisonThe year 1969 was a true inflection point for the American western, a once-dominant genre that had become a casualty of the culture, particularly when...
09:26 2019-06-11

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence agencies.The hackers deployed a rare type of malware, called Reign, in an attempt to spy on user accoun...
05:39 2019-06-28

Trade wars, tweets and western liberalism: G20 summit wraps up in Osaka Shinzo Abe declares Japan’s first G20 a success, but the summit revealed deep dividesJapan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, may have described the G20 summit as a success on Saturday afternoon, but the two days that the leaders of the world’s 20 richest economies spent in the rainy-season humidity of O...
20:52 2019-06-29

Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway Cancels Trains, Here's The Full List IRCTC: In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under its jurisdiction -Veraval, Okha, Porbandar,......
16:13 2019-06-13

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
15:26 2019-07-02

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover in western Germany Police, firefighters and a veterinary clinic had to join forces this week to rescue a red squirrel that got its head stuck in a manhole cover in western Germany....
15:13 2019-06-21

Babadook director Jennifer Kent returns with a great, harrowing Western, The Nightingale Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale is a Western revenge yarn of such heightened cruelty and suffering that it basically demands to be read as allegory. Westerns, as a rule, are violent, and that perhaps goes double for the Aussie ones, which tend to be more pitiless than their American cousins, strippi...
17:13 2019-08-01

Work on potential HIV vaccine to accelerate thanks to new cutting-edge Western University facility The facility was funded by Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and a significant grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, according to a release....
18:39 2019-07-31

Fortnite Fortbyte 3 Location Accessible Using Skull Trooper Emoji At Western Most Point Accessible Using the Skull Trooper Emoji At The Western Most Point is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
16:52 2019-06-21

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
10:26 2019-05-23

Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that ori Today is the western mobile debut of Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box, a puzzle game that originally came out in the U.S. in August, 2009. ...
21:13 2019-06-20

Steph and Seth Curry shared a special moment after the Western Conference finals Stephen Curry and Seth Curry exchanged jerseys and a hug after Steph's Warriors completed the sweep of the Trail Blazers.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

No. 1 Novak Djokovic begins Western & Southern Open title defense in win over Sam Querrey Novak Djokovic began his Western & Southern Open title defense with a win over Sam Querrey in straight set Tuesday night on Center Court        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Roger Federer loses in Round of 16 to Andrey Rublev at the Western & Southern Open Roger Federer, a seven-time tournament champion, was eliminated from the Western & Southern Open in straight sets by Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev.        ...
22:13 2019-08-16

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka withdraws mid-match from Western & Southern Open with injury Early in the third set of a quarterfinal match Friday on Center Court, World No. 1 Naomi Osaka injured her left knee and could not continue        ...
15:52 2019-08-17

New A-League club Western United confirm Mark Rudan as inaugural coach Former Wellington boss signs three-year dealGertjan Verbeek named Adelaide’s new coach Western United have finally unveiled Mark Rudan as their inaugural manager following months of speculation that he would lead the A-League club.Rudan parted ways with Wellington Phoenix earlier this month and has ...
04:13 2019-05-23

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would resume operations only after getting the green light from the health ministry....
09:00 2019-07-25

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Springsteen album has been heralded as a dramatic break from tradition. So dramatic, in fact, that in the...
13:52 2019-06-06

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on Britain to release its seized oil tanker and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of securing the regional security”.The Royal Marines seized the t...
11:39 2019-07-12

Western Digital bulks up IntelliFlash family with more NVMe, high density options Meanwhile, Western Digital's updated IntelliFlash software extends its data management feature set with transparent dataset migration and hybrid-cloud data mobility....
19:13 2019-07-16

Police: Teen Killed, 22 Injured When Semi Slams Into Vehicles In Western Kentucky EDDYVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — State Police said a teen was killed and 22 other people were injured, some critically, when a semi-trailer truck slammed into nearly a dozen vehicles Friday in far western Kentucky. Authorities said the crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interst...
13:01 2019-06-29

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sharing alliance of the United States, Britain, Austr...
21:39 2019-06-30

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
00:26 2019-06-28

Chinese state media blames 'Western ideologues' for Hong Kong protests Chinese official English-language newspapers blamed meddling by Western governments on Thursday for unrest in Hong Kong amid an escalating diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom over protests in the former British colony....
04:26 2019-07-04

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
21:00 2019-06-18

Matteo Salvini, the closest thing Western Europe has to Trump, coming to White House Italy's deputy prime minister — who is visiting Washington this weekend — is proving that perhaps the best way to have decent relations with Trump’s administration is to be a little bit like the president himself....
02:00 2019-06-15

Venus Williams upsets defending Western & Southern Open champion No. 5 Kiki Bertens Venus Williams knocked off defending Western & Southern Open champion and the No. 5 player in the world Kiki Bertens Tuesday        ...
01:26 2019-08-14

Serena Williams practiced at the Western & Southern Open ahead of her match Tuesday night When the two-time Western & Southern Open champion emerged onto the practice court she was greeted with thundering applause        ...
23:00 2019-08-13

D-Day 75th anniversary: Theresa May to highlight importance of western alliance as she hosts world leaders Theresa May is to call for continued Western unity in tackling "new and evolving security threats" as she commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
01:26 2019-06-05

Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Western Conference Finals online So who's it going to be: the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues that go to the 2019 Stanley Cup? The Western Conference Finals side of the NHL Playoffs has been super tight so far and you can follow our guide to getting a Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream regardless of where on Earth you may ...
03:26 2019-05-22

Chinese foreign minister claims 'black hand' of Western involvement in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the "black hand" of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to "stir up trouble" in the city....
08:39 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears Oil producer China National Offshore Oil Corp said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and would resume operations only after getting the green light from the health ministry....
10:26 2019-07-25

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat SURAT, India (AP) — Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat. The post Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:26 2019-05-24

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets under way....
10:52 2019-06-17

2017 Western & Southern Open champ Grigor Dimitrov ousted by Stan Wawrinka in three sets The 2017 Men's Western & Southern Open champion Grigor Dimitrov led off Tuesday's play with a match against Stan Wawrinka        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

2017 Western & Southern Open champ Grigor Dmitrov ousted by Stan Wawrinka in three sets The 2017 Men's Western & Southern Open champion Grigor Dmitrov led off Tuesday's play with a match against Stan Wawrinka        ...
01:26 2019-08-14

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start of G20 summit in Japan...
15:13 2019-06-28

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
21:39 2019-07-22

Malaysia says it will not become a 'dumping ground' for rich Western nations Malaysia has vowed not to become a "dumping ground" for rich Western nations — as a minister pledged to return thousands of tonnes of plastic waste "smuggled" into the country....
13:00 2019-05-28

120 degrees in the shade?! Record-breaking, 'dangerous' heat wave bakes western U.S. Folks in the western U.S. are sweltering under an unusually intense June heat wave, with temperatures soaring to record highs all the way from Oregon to Arizona.        ...
20:13 2019-06-11

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15:52 2019-05-30

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:26 2019-06-18

The National Weather Service says a large, dangerous tornado is on the ground on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a large, dangerous tornado is on the ground on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas. The post The National Weather Service says a large, dangerous tornado is on the ground on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas appeared first on LEX18...
06:00 2019-05-29

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:52 2019-06-19

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
04:26 2019-06-11

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
10:13 2019-06-20

Amazon says its facial recognition can now identify fear Amazon claimed this week its facial recognition software, Rekognition, can now detect a person's fear on top of accurately identifying other emotions....
11:26 2019-08-14

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0312 — stronger than expected China's central bank set the official midpoint reference for the yuan at 7.0312 per dollar on Wednesday — stronger than Tuesday's fixing, and stronger than what analysts had predicted....
11:26 2019-08-14

Realme 3i to Go on Sale in India Next on August 20 The Realme 3i is priced in India starting from Rs. 7,999 for its 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, while the top 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 9,999....
11:52 2019-08-14

Kashmir’s Main City is a Maze of Razor Wire and Steel Barriers as the Lockdown Continues (SRINAGAR, India) — The main city in the India-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has turned into a vast maze of razor wire coils and steel barricades as drones and helicopters hover overhead. Wearing flak jackets and riot gear, paramilitary soldiers carry automatic ...
11:52 2019-08-14

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on Tuesday night. “We are trying to clear the backlog of passengers through flight rescheduling,” an Airport Authority representative told TIME...
11:52 2019-08-14

Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; Serena withdraws Venus Williams advanced to the third round of the Western & Southern Open with a three-set victory over defending champion Kiki Bertens        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Pedro: Van Dijk and Ramos are 'the best defenders' "On the eve of their UEFA Super Cup match against Liverpool, Chelsea forward Pedro said he believes Virgil van Dijk and Sergio Ramos are the best defenders in the world."...
12:39 2019-08-14

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
12:39 2019-08-14

Double whammy shows the tenuousness of Mets’ playoff dream ATLANTA — The Braves have so much athleticism and talent, starting with leadoff slugger Ronald Acuna Jr., who wrecked the Mets on Tuesday night. The Mets only have so much depth and talent, that is one of their biggest problems, and in the 5-3 defeat at SunTrust Park they lost their best hitter, Jef...
13:26 2019-08-14

Capitals PR man wins $1 million playing Powerball Sergey Kocharov, who has no plans to quit his job as the team’s vice president of communications, said it was his dad’s idea to play the lottery last month....
13:26 2019-08-14

Rail fare increase 2019: Commuter prices to rise even higher after inflation index hits 2.8% Commuter rail fares are to rise even higher than expected in the new year after the inflation benchmark they are linked to went up faster than forecast....
13:52 2019-08-14

House prices on slide longer than after 2008 financial crash London house prices have been on the slide longer than during the slump that followed the financial crisis, after a 16th consecutive month of falls was revealed today....
13:52 2019-08-14

Trump will have a harder time turning things around as the China trade war drags on No president wants to face voters in an economic downturn. But if that were Trump's only concern, he never would have pursued his haphazard trade policy in the first place, John Harwood writes....
14:13 2019-08-14

The US labor market is broken ... but an Opportunity Marketplace could save it A big, bold idea to create an empowering labor market would give Americans without college degrees a chance to shine No market is more broken than the labor market, or with such dire consequences. In particular, 100 million-plus adults without four-year college degrees are deeply disadvantaged, scre...
14:13 2019-08-14

From Bowie to Beyoncé: what the stars can teach us about travelling in style Mia Farrow opted for a kaftan while Marilyn Monroe went for high heels. What can vintage celebrity fashion tell us about cool, comfortable travel? Continue reading......
14:13 2019-08-14

India issues new flood alert as monsoon death toll reaches 244 Kerala residents warned of heavy rain after 1.2 million people evacuated in four statesIndia has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala as the nationwide death toll from the annual monsoon rose to at least 244.On Wednesday authorities warned Kerala residents of heavy ra...
14:13 2019-08-14

Elfrid Payton’s dad: How point guard’s path to Knicks started The Pelicans had started last season 4-0 when their starting point guard, Elfrid Payton injured his ankle. Nothing went right thereafter, including Anthony Davis’ demand to be traded. Elfrid Payton Sr., a Louisiana native and former star defensive end in the Canadian Football League, believes Pelica...
14:39 2019-08-14

AMD’s next-gen Renoir chips could skip Navi for older integrated graphics AMD’s next-generation APUs, codenamed Renoir, will be 7nm chips featuring Zen 2 architecture, but there's fresh speculation that the processors will run with Vega 10 graphics, as opposed to Navi (AMD’s latest graphics solution, which was previously rumored for Renoir).We should ma...
14:39 2019-08-14

Telcos to make 30-35% of revenues from 5G only over a period of five to six years For telecom operators to make revenues from day one of 5G investment is not practically realistic despite numerous arguments within the industry pointing to the notion that benefits of 5G could outweigh the costs by nearly 3:1.Bocar A. Ba, chief executive offer at Samena Telecommunications Council, ...
14:39 2019-08-14

CHEAP: Still your beating heart. The Apple Watch Series 3 GPS is $199 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! There are plenty of smartwatches out there. But year after year, the Apple Watch lords over the competition. Heck, Tim Cook makes a point to remind us all that it’s the best-selling watch in the world. That’s why...
15:00 2019-08-14

3D printing with moondust could be the key to setting up a colony on the moon 1The entire Apollo 11 mission to the moon took just eight days. If we ever want to build permanent bases on the moon, or perhaps even Mars or beyond, then future astronauts will have to spend many more days, months and maybe even years in space without a constant lifeline to Earth. The question is h...
15:00 2019-08-14

UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’ The UK‘s advertising watchdog has upheld its complaint about a Bitcoin newspaper ad from cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) explained in a blog post that it took issue with an ad published on January 3, 2019, depicting a graph of Bitcoin‘s price per...
15:00 2019-08-14

What are the best ways to cut an ingrown toenail? People can prevent ingrown toenails by cutting the nails properly. However, cutting an already ingrown nail at home can make it worse. This article covers home treatment, safety considerations, and how doctors can treat ingrown toenails....
15:00 2019-08-14

What to do about strawberry legs Strawberry legs occur when small black spots, resembling strawberry seeds, appear on the legs after shaving them. Treatments include moisturizing creams. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

What to do about swollen gums Swollen gums can occur due to gingivitis, pregnancy, and infection. Treatment typically depends on the cause, and good oral hygiene can prevent them. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
15:00 2019-08-14

Doctors say most metrics provided by your Apple Watch, Fitbit aren't helpful to them While more and more of us are wearing fitness trackers, doctors are still trying to figure out what to do about data provided by wearables.       ...
15:00 2019-08-14

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
15:00 2019-08-14

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce someday about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Bell's HR, 3 RBIs help Pirates take down Angels 10-7 Josh Bell homered and had three RBIs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally for a 10-7 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
15:52 2019-08-14

The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez Julio Cesar Chavez looks back on his incredible career and difficult retirement The post The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez appeared first on Boxing News....
15:52 2019-08-14

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
15:52 2019-08-14

Macy's sinks as poor spring season hits profit Macy's Inc cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down 17%....
16:13 2019-08-14

Lion Air 'urgently requires' more 737 MAX jets to support growth: co-founder Indonesia's Lion Air "urgently requires" more Boeing Co 737 MAX jets to support its growth strategy once regulators approve the grounded model's return to service, the airline's co-founder, Rusdi Kirana, told Reuters on Wednesday....
16:13 2019-08-14

Mike Tyson says he smokes $40G worth of pot each month Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson this week said he and his podcast co-host smoke around $40,000 worth in pot each month on his California ranch where he grows cannabis for sale....
16:13 2019-08-14

Video: Five things Gary Anderson would change about modern F1 Former Jordan, Stewart and Jaguar Formula 1 technical chief Gary Anderson is never shy about offering his insight on where modern F1 has room for improvement...
16:13 2019-08-14

Stocks Slide as Bond Market Signals Rising Concern About Growth Yields on United States government bonds fell, signaling downgraded expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
16:13 2019-08-14

WeWork Takes Key Step Toward I.P.O., Citing Heady Growth and Huge Losses A public offering by the firm, which leases shared office space, will be a major test of investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable start-ups....
16:13 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden assault trial, but won't go to jail Rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault in a Sweden court Wednesday, but avoided a jail sentence because it was determined his crime was not of a "serious nature."...
16:13 2019-08-14

Gregg Popovich calls Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice 'a very patriotic thing' San Antonio Spurs and USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich referred to Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice as "very patriotic."       ...
16:39 2019-08-14

| China slams Hong Kong airport protesters as 'terrorist-like' China reacted furiously to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
16:39 2019-08-14

Ask the Captain: Why would an airline fly a plane with just one passenger? While it may seem silly to fly a nearly-empty plane, airlines do it anyway because the flight needs to be somewhere the next day or to move cargo.       ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Arizona infant falls ill after consuming baking flour disguised as baby formula: report North Carolina law enforcement are investigating several cases of parents reportedly purchasing tampered packages of baby formula that had been emptied and filled with baking flour, a report said....
17:00 2019-08-14

This game reminds wagerers there are no sure things LAS VEGAS — If you’ve followed sports betting for any time at all, hopefully you’ve heard the advice that, “There’s no such thing as a sure thing.” Most bettors may have heard that, but a lot fell into that trap on Sunday when the Houston Astros, riding an eight-game winning streak, closed as -450 f...
17:00 2019-08-14

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer ‘disappointed’ by verdict The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is “disappointed” by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city....
17:26 2019-08-14

From not having kids to battling anxiety: Climate change is shaping life choices and affecting mental health For some, ignoring climate change is not an option. It’s real, and preventing global warming from getting worse is a driving force in their lives.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Germany's economic resilience is crumbling and it's time for stimulus, say economists Germany's economic resilience is crumbling, fueling fears of a recession and increasing pressure on the government to deliver a fiscal stimulus package....
17:26 2019-08-14

My smart TV wasn’t actually smart until I got DISH’s new Google remote Like most of you, I have several internet-connected “smart TVs” in my home, but I don’t use any of the smart features available on them. Does anyone? Streaming devices like the ones available from Roku, Amazon, and Apple all have much better interfaces and far more available apps t...
17:26 2019-08-14

Biden holds onto double-digit lead in South Carolina In spite of his recent flubs and rocky debate performances, Joe Biden has maintained a double-digit lead over fellow Democratic presidential hopefuls Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders in South Carolina, a poll released Wednesday shows. ​ ​The former vice president ​has 36 percent support in ...
17:52 2019-08-14

United Airlines tightens alcohol rules after flight crew’s arrests United Airlines has strengthened its alcohol policy for pilots — a week after two of them were arrested for allegedly being under the influence before a flight from Scotland to Newark. The airline now requires that pilots refrain from drinking alcohol at least 12 hours before reporting for dut...
17:52 2019-08-14

8 beautiful, endangered animals we could save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
18:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 4-Argentina announces economic relief plan, peso keeps dropping Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but his announcement did not immediately halt the peso currency's collapse....
18:13 2019-08-14

ICE, Magellan to offer dock capacity to Houston oil futures customers Intercontinental Exchange Inc and Magellan Midstream Partners LP said on Wednesday they would auction dock capacity at Magellan's terminals in Galena Park and Seabrook, Texas, for holders of ICE's Permian West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures contracts....
18:13 2019-08-14

Delicious New Books for Food-Focused Travelers These cookbooks and culinary guides—to Paris, Tokyo, Rome, southern Italy and the unsung Black Sea region—reveal the quirks and character of each place, dish by dish....
18:39 2019-08-14

Florida man threatens neighbors with nunchucks and bug spray, but only injures himself: reports A Florida man wielding nunchucks and bug spray tried to quiet a group of noisy neighbors Monday, spraying them with insect repellent and threatening to open fire on the revelers -- but the only person he ended up injuring in the crazed quest for quiet was himself, officials said....
18:39 2019-08-14

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80kg (12st), the new species, Crossvallia waiparensis...
19:00 2019-08-14

Man boards plane without ticket, deploys emergency slide at Sky Harbor PHOENIX — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he accessed a restricted area at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and activated a plane’s emergency slide. Police said a passenger saw Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir entering the secure area of Terminal 2 from the closed jetway on the airfield at...
19:00 2019-08-14

Court schedules arguments over Arpaio’s pardon appeal PHOENIX (AP) — A court has scheduled arguments on Oct. 23 in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s appeal of a ruling that refused to erase his criminal record after he was pardoned by President Donald Trump. Arpaio was convicted of misdemeanor contempt of court for disobeying a court order to stop his ...
19:00 2019-08-14

Couple Sues Law Firm Over Parental Leave, Wages and a Firing In a new challenge to its workplace culture, Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies....
19:26 2019-08-14

Franklin Templeton fund manager lost $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
19:26 2019-08-14

New UKIP leader: Media controlled by 'traitor class' UKIP's new leader has claimed the country's media is being "controlled" by "a traitor class" who are "conspiring with foreign powers against the people of this country"....
19:52 2019-08-14

ING survey ironically finds Austrians are skeptical of Bitcoin Austria, the land of Schnitzels and strudels, has seen confidence in cryptocurrency wane over the past year. According to an online survey conducted by ING, Austrians are most skeptical of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with only 13 percent of those surveyed saying they saw digital currencies in...
20:13 2019-08-14

This Version of Ticket To Ride Only Takes 15 Minutes, And Has Never Been Cheaper Ticket To Ride is one of my favorite board games, but sometimes, you don’t have a full hour to dedicate to a game. Enter Ticket to Ride Express: New York City 1960, which replaces the country or continent-spanning map of the main game with a map of lower Manhattan....
20:13 2019-08-14

High Maintenance's Ben Sinclair has a couple hundred YouTube videos he'd like to show you It’s hard to imagine Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance character—a weed delivery guy known only as...The Guy—ever having the time or desire to sit down and watch an entire movie. His time, as those who’ve watched the show know, is occupied entirely with criss-crossing New York City on his bike and hav...
20:13 2019-08-14

Why 2019 is the best year ever to buy a smartphone: Affordable flagships galore Prices are coming down while quality improves so a phone you buy today can easily last two or three years. What do you expect your smartphone to do next year that it's not doing now?...
20:39 2019-08-14

iPhone 11 rear glass may lose ‘iPhone’ branding, come in matte green New details from the Asian supply chain suggest that Apple will be making a series of changes to 2019 iPhone backs, including color and brand tweaks.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Skip launches rugged S3 electric scooter with swappable battery Skip today lifted the lid on a new rugged electric scooter, which it claims is the first engineered from the ground up for shared micromobility fleets.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Thick mist inside Delta plane left passengers wondering Mist filled Delta Flight 100 while it was waiting to takeoff from Jacksonville, Florida, alarming those on board. Passengers say the flight crew gave little to no explanation as to what was going on. Delta said that since the incident was related to humidity it wasn't required to report it to the FA...
20:39 2019-08-14

Video: Hong Kong protesters belt out 'Do You Hear The People Sing?' from 'Les Misérables' during airport takeover AP Photo/Kin Cheung Protesters in Hong Kong have adopted a popular protest anthem in recent days as they enter into their 10th week of anti-government demonstrations. Video posted on social media by pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong showed protesters gathered in the arrival hall at the airport, sin...
20:39 2019-08-14

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was fired from her job after announcing her transition...
20:39 2019-08-14

Inside Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron's Romance: "They're Having a Lot of Fun" Meeting the friends! Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron's budding romance appears to be getting more serious. The Bachelorette alum and the supermodel, who have been sparking relationship......
20:39 2019-08-14

Who Killed Bryce Walker? The 13 Reasons Why Season 3 Trailer Runs Down the Suspects The question everyone will be asking: Who killed Bryce Walker? The final trailer for 13 Reasons Why season three is here and everyone is a suspect in the death of Bryce Walker (Justin......
20:39 2019-08-14

Living In ... Somerville, N.J. A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
21:00 2019-08-14

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
21:26 2019-08-14

Hurry up and make an example of Bryson DeChambeau over slow play If the focus on the world No 8 results in improvement on slow play then the criticism of the player will have been justifiedA hilarious scene played out on the penultimate day of the Latin America Amateur Championship this year. While irked – and worried – by the delivery of a warning over slow play...
21:26 2019-08-14

Nora Quoirin: autopsy yet to determine cause of death, say police French prosecutors open criminal investigation into London teenager’s death A postmortem of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old girl who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, has yet to determine a definitive cause of death and will continue on Thursday, say police.The body of the teenager, from London, w...
21:26 2019-08-14

The restaurant that teaches homeless people to barbecue with the best Every year, social enterprise Beyond Food helps apprentices turn their lives around. This month they will be running stoves at Meatopia, a festival of food and fireAndrew Cannon’s greatest ambition is to climb Everest. That, and to be happy, and perhaps live with someone some day – more modest goals...
21:26 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' said the 16-year-old climate activist ahead of her...
21:26 2019-08-14

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging Australia to commit to urgent action to reduce emis...
21:26 2019-08-14

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, but it is currently being used by some law enforce...
21:26 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
21:52 2019-08-14

No, That Email About the Apple Card Wasn't a Phishing Attempt Whenever you receive an email that’s allegedly from a company, but it’s asking you to click a link and confirm some piece of information said company should already be very familiar with, you have every right to be skeptical. In fact, you should be very skeptical; common sense is your best, first de...
21:52 2019-08-14

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
22:13 2019-08-14

Panasonic Hid a Security Camera Inside a Lamp That Will Stand Out Like a Sore Thumb There’s certainly something to be said for cleverly hiding an object in plain sight, but Panasonic’s new incognito wireless security cameras are camouflaged inside a conspicuously tall floor lamp that doesn’t really look like a floor lamp, inevitably leading to visitors taking a closer inspection to...
22:13 2019-08-14

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

Patrick Stewart Might Be Responsible for How We All Say Data Now Pop culture can have a huge effect on society, influencing how we dress, what we eat, what we say (“hasta la vista, baby”), and even how we pronounce certain words. Brent Spiner believes the way we all say the word “data” now was directly influenced by his Star Trek: The Next Generation co-star Patr...
22:13 2019-08-14

Would You Fight And Die For Titan, The New Dog-King Of Baseball? Look upon Titan, your new sovereign. Titan began his reign at last night’s Rockies game, leading a legion of hounds into the ballpark and laid claim to all lands within it....
22:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 4-Canada's Trudeau accepts he breached ethics rules, refuses to apologize Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday accepted a watchdog's report that he breached ethics rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case but refused to apologize, saying he had been trying to defend jobs....
22:13 2019-08-14

Trudeau reacts to ethics report, says he cannot apologize for standing up for Canadian jobs Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he took responsibility for the findings of an ethics report that found he improperly acted to influence a corporate legal case, but he refused to apologize and said he acted to defend Canadian jobs....
22:13 2019-08-14

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
22:39 2019-08-14

Documents reveal $500m Broken Hill pipeline built for benefit of irrigators Exclusive: Business case, which NSW government fought to keep secret, shows water security was not primary motivation for pipelineA business case for the controversial $500m Broken Hill pipeline, released after a three-year battle, reveals the New South Wales government made almost no effort to eval...
22:39 2019-08-14

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
22:39 2019-08-14

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet....
22:39 2019-08-14

|BritishAmericanTobaccoaimingat70millionAfricansmokerswithTwispdeal BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT....
22:39 2019-08-14

| Mzansi Super League announces impressive line-up of marquee stars The Mzansi Super League has announced a glittering line-up of marquee star players, both South African and international, for the second edition of the tournament....
23:00 2019-08-14

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and urged the United States to ensure the incident was designated as such....
23:00 2019-08-14

The A-10 Warthog Is Sporting New Wings To Stay In Service Through The 2030s The A-10 Warthog—Cold War tank killer, terrorizer of the Taliban, ugly but fearsome duckling of American airpower, one-plane motivation poster and hero to ground troops everywhere—is sporting new wings....
23:00 2019-08-14

Need For Speed Heat's Hero Car Is A Turned-Up Polestar 1 The Need for Speed games have been the gateway to car culture for youths across the globe for decades, introducing kids to badass cars that seemed like they could only feasibly exist in their imaginations. Its newest iteration, Need for Speed Heat, doesn’t disappoint—and it’s because it features a r...
23:00 2019-08-14

5 Woodstock Photographers on the Images That Moved Them Most Fifty years ago, nearly half a million people convened at Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York, for the first Woodstock Arts & Music Festival in August 1969. Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music,” the event featured now-iconic sets from acts like Jimi H...
23:00 2019-08-14

Max Yasgur Rented Out His Farm for Woodstock. His Neighbors Sued Him He may not have been as hip as Jimi Hendrix, but Max Yasgur played as important a role in the original Woodstock, which took place 50 years ago, beginning Aug. 15, 1969. Woodstock’s organizers were four men in their 20s — Artie Kornfeld, Michael Lang, John Roberts and Joel Rosenman &mdas...
23:00 2019-08-14

Todd Chrisley, wife Julie plead not guilty to tax-evasion charges, bond set at $100G each "Chrisley Knows Best"  stars Julie and Todd Chrisley pleaded not guilty to tax evasion and other federal charges at an initial court appearance on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-08-14

Jupiter may have had a head-on collision with a massive protoplanet Enlarge (credit: K. Suda & Y. Akimoto/Mabuchi Design Office) Planet-forming disks start out as a mix of dust and gas, but the gas doesn't stick around for long. As the star at their center ignites, the radiation it emits starts driving off the gas, eventually leaving a disk with nothing but dust b...
23:26 2019-08-14

Hong Kong latest: Officers fire tear gas and flood streets in riot gear at hundreds of protesters gather outside police station There were more scenes of chaos today in Hong Kong as police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in Kowloon....
23:52 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg sets sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
23:52 2019-08-14

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all non-medical exemptions from school vaccine requirements. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and civil rights lawyer Michael Sussman argued that the Legislature passed the law in direct viola...
23:52 2019-08-14

18-year-old daughter of British tycoon Rachel Clacher found dead in Majorca pool The 18-year-old daughter of a wealthy British entrepreneur has been found dead in a swimming pool after a night out of partying with friends in Majorca, Spain, according to a report. Josie Clacher — daughter of Rachel Clacher, co-founder of the leading phone answering company Moneypenny — died Tuesd...
23:52 2019-08-14

Steve King asks, ‘Would there be any population’ if not for rape, incest Controversial Iowa Congressman Steve King, in an eyebrow-raising defense of his anti-abortion legislation, questioned Wednesday whether there would “be any population of the world left” if not for rape and incest. While speaking at the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale, Iowa, the d...
23:52 2019-08-14

Arkansas woman Jerri Kelly calls 911 on black teens raising funds for football team An Arkansas jail administrator’s wife allegedly held a group of black teens at gunpoint — when they were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team. Jerri Kelly, 46, came out of her Wynne residence with a firearm Aug. 7 when the four students approached to sell...
23:52 2019-08-14

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday. The former Democratic congressman was in Nevada ...
23:52 2019-08-14

DNA from bratwurst in woman’s throat linked suspect to killing A Colorado man sentenced this week to life in prison for killing a woman two years ago was tied to the slaying by DNA found on a 6-inch bratwurst lodged in her throat, prosecutors said. Terrence Terell Straughter, 51, of Aurora, was sentenced Monday after being found guilty on July 31 of first-degre...
23:52 2019-08-14

Efficiency Win! The Dalai Lama Has Announced That His Dentist’s 30-Year-Old Son Is The Reincarnation of Him And Should Just Take Over As Dalai Lama After He Dies One of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders just made an incredible proclamation that is bound to save tons of time and make Buddhists all over the world stand up and cheer: The Dalai Lama has announced that his dentist’s 30-year-old son is the reincarnation of him and should just take over as Dal...
23:52 2019-08-14

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there....
23:52 2019-08-14

Everything You Need To Know About Destiny 2’s New Armor System On a livestream Wednesday afternoon, Bungie showed off its forthcoming overhaul of Destiny 2’s armor system that will come when the Shadowkeep expansion arrives October 1. It’s a pretty thorough rework of how armor works in the game—and while it’s sorely needed, it might make Destiny even more of a ...
00:13 2019-08-15

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its music....
00:13 2019-08-15

Why Players Are Mad About Fortnite Selling A Dog [Update: Dog Will Be Refunded] The latest batch of cosmetics for sale in Fortnite’s item shop seems to feature a familiar furry face. For 1000 V-Bucks, players can get Gunner, a wearable pet that looks awfully similar to Bonesy, a wearable pet from season 6....
00:13 2019-08-15

Warning Signs Point to a Global Slowdown Signs pointing to a deepening global economic slowdown—and the risk of recession—are flashing more brightly as China and Germany, the world’s second- and fourth-largest economies, post figures showing sluggishness and U.S. stocks tumble....
00:13 2019-08-15

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by the school.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Opinion: Jay-Z's NFL partnership leaves question — what about Colin Kaepernick? Jay-Z's agreement with the NFL makes sense for both the hip-hop mogul and the league, but it also warrants further examination.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Bryson DeChambeau says Brooks Koepka would win if they fought: 'He'd kick my ass' Told that people thought Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka would come to blows, DeChambeau said, 'Let me tell you right now, he'd kick my ass.'       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Hurriyat Leader's Wife Shown As Ruler Hari Singh's Granddaughter In Video A video being shared on social media, showing the granddaughter of Maharaja Hari Singh speaking on issues related to Jammu and Kashmir, is actually that of Professor Hameeda Nayeem, wife of Hurriyat......
00:39 2019-08-15

Liverpool vs Chelsea penalty shootout LIVE stream and TV channel: How to watch Uefa Super Cup on BT and online Champions League winners Liverpool meet Europa League holders Chelsea tonight in an eagerly-anticipated all-English Uefa Super Cup clash in Istanbul - and the match has gone to a penalty shootout....
00:39 2019-08-15

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
01:00 2019-08-15

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
01:00 2019-08-15

Joseph Tsai Nears Full Ownership of the Nets Tsai already owns 49 percent of the Brooklyn N.B.A. team, but is close to buying out the majority owner, Mikhail Prokhorov. The team is valued at a record $2.35 billion....
01:00 2019-08-15

‘Huddled Masses’ in Statue of Liberty Poem Are European, Trump Official Says “Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet,” said Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, a top Trump administration immigration official. His remarks set off a controversy....
01:00 2019-08-15

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into FTC for 'misleading' Equifax victims "The FTC has the authority to investigate and protect the public from unfair or deceptive acts or practices, including deceptive advertising," Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote....
01:00 2019-08-15

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing it was still searchable, for instance. Instead ther...
01:00 2019-08-15

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are inhaling...
01:26 2019-08-15

British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year Enlarge / Ars editor Sam Machkovech donning an Oculus Go headset. This isn't the headset British Airways will use, but it serves a similar function. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Plane travel can be a hassle at best and a panic-inducing experience at worst. But passengers who get anxious around takeoff...
01:26 2019-08-15

For this soccer superstar, skipping World Cup in protest was painful, lonely and necessary Ada Hegerberg, the Norwegian who was named world player of the year in 2018, sat out over frustration with her country's investment in the women's game. "Hopefully, the next generation doesn’t have to do the same thing,” she told The Post of her decision....
01:26 2019-08-15

Andrew Luck is injured again, and the Colts can’t get on the same page Everyone thought he was battling a calf injury. Team owner Jim Irsay said it was something else. Then GM Chris Ballard said it was something entirely different....
01:26 2019-08-15

Edmonton ups solar panel rebate to cover portion after province bows out The city of Edmonton has revamped the solar panel rebate program to cover off a portion of a subsidy the Alberta government was providing, now that the province is no longer involved....
01:52 2019-08-15

Lawfirm surprises Sunnyside soccer and wrestlers with championship rings TUCSON –  The law firm of Schmidt, Sethi and Akmajian made a generous donation to the Sunnyside High School state championship wrestling and soccer teams, and were honored at Tuesday night’s board meeting. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
01:52 2019-08-15

2019 Tapas for Teachers event is underway Students hold “We Love Our Teachers” sign. Courtesy: Catalina Foothills School District Foundation TUCSON – Catalina Foothills School District Foundation is set to host the 2019 Tapas for Teachers. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 at St. Philip’s Plaza. There will be live music ...
01:52 2019-08-15

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Pacific’s rail yard, located near Aviation Highway and Alvernon Way. ...
01:52 2019-08-15

Easing back to school anxiety (KPRC) Back to school should be an exciting time for kids and parents but what if your kids are nervous to return to school? Psychologist Dr. Alton Bozeman, with the Menninger Clinic, suggests reasons why some kids have anxiety and how parents can help. “Sometimes social isolation is related...
01:52 2019-08-15

Hiker rescued amid recent high temperatures TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is reminding the community to take caution when temperatures are elevated. The department said search and rescue crews rescued a hiker in northeast Tucson, near Tanque Verde Ranch Tuesday afternoon. A hiker was rescued on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2019, near Tanque ...
01:52 2019-08-15

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Top 32 Ahoy mateys! It's time to vote in the second round of TV's Top Leading Man, where the top 32 contenders face off tournament-style in a quest to make it to the next round.......
01:52 2019-08-15

Moody's Analytics' Zandi: Housing market 'treading water', here's why The supply of newly built homes for sale dropped for the first time in six years. Mark Zandi, Moody's chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss how housing is doing during the sell-off....
01:52 2019-08-15

Cramer: Retail is getting hammered, but it's an opportunity to buy Revolve Revolve Group is "part of the reason why Macy's is getting obliterated ... disrupting what's left of the department stores, and it is working," Jim Cramer says....
02:13 2019-08-15

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in building our democracy and saving it from any enemies fo...
03:00 2019-08-15

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
03:00 2019-08-15

Florida woman sues American Airlines, claims her emotional support dog was confined to a bathroom A Florida woman is suing American Airlines after her emotional support dog was allegedly confined to a bathroom on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

Cathedral installs slide to give views of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

A$AP Rocky spared jail after being found guilty of Stockholm brawl U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse Sweden of treating him unfairly....
03:26 2019-08-15

Michigan trolls rival Ohio State over its effort to trademark the word 'THE' The University of Michigan had a great response to the story that The Ohio State University is seeking to trademark the word "the."       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Nationals put up 10 runs in 5th, 6 in 6th, beat Reds 17-7 Anthony Rendon, Kurt Suzuki and Adam Eaton hit homers in a 10-run fifth that included an RBI single from Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals tacked on another six runs in the next inning to rout the Cincinnati Reds 17-7       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Misfit’s Vapor X smartwatch is now available for $200 Misfit has launched its newest smartwatch as a follow-up to the Vapor 2, which packed in all the features you’d expect, like built-in GPS as well as a heart-rate sensor, but didn’t rely on the best processor. The brand’s new Vapor X, meanwhile, is built around Qualcomm’s Snap...
03:26 2019-08-15

Justin Trudeau Says He Takes Responsibility For Ethics Breach Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday acknowledged ethics breaches highlighted by an investigation that found he arm-twisted his attorney general to settle a criminal case...
03:52 2019-08-15

US Rapper A$AP Rocky Gets Suspended Sentence For Assault In Sweden A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and gave him a suspended sentence over a street brawl, a case that outraged fans and sparked a diplomatic spat with US......
03:52 2019-08-15

Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms....
03:52 2019-08-15

How to Wear Neon Without Looking Like a Traffic Cone As a New York transplant whose closet brims with clothes in a sensible navy (black washes me out), I understand that deviating from neutrals can be a struggle. So when I break out of the norm, I like to go big. Lately? That means I’m busting out some neon....
03:52 2019-08-15

Mexico to penalize creators of TV series seen as 'dirty campaign' against president Mexico's top electoral court said on Wednesday it would penalize the creators of a TV series after ruling that they had broken election laws by promoting a "dirty campaign" against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador when he was a candidate....
04:13 2019-08-15

SWAT team rescues police trapped in Philadelphia shootout A SWAT team has rescued two police officers who were trapped inside a Philadelphia house with an active shooter who is still armed and remains inside the home, police said....
04:39 2019-08-15

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of WeWork, the $47 billion landlord for upscale co-working spaces, filed for its long-awaited initial public offering by revealing a $900 million loss in ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart Football, a man's game? For decades people said it. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages. Now, Joscha Weber argues, it's time for this to become more apparent with people like Stephanie Frappart....
05:00 2019-08-15

UK launches controversial chicken shop campaign to combat knife crime The British Home Office has launched a campaign to combat the UK's rising rates of knife crime using promotional material in fast-food shops. A backlash has ensued on social media amid suggestions of racial stereotyping....
05:00 2019-08-15

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her example, writes DW's Felix Steiner....
05:00 2019-08-15

EU claims new steel tariffs "working well" The European Union has expressed its satisfaction with the 25% tariffs on steel products initially introduced last year. That increase came in response to the United States' decision to impose levies of their own....
05:00 2019-08-15

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
05:00 2019-08-15

Bundesliga transfers: Borussia Mönchengladbach sign Ramy Bensebaini Borussia Mönchengladbach have shored up their back line with the signing of the Algeria defender. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich have brought Croatian winger Ivan Perisic in on loan. Follow all of the transfer atcion here!...
05:00 2019-08-15

Why are farmers in Morocco becoming insect guardians? Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are threatened around the world. One project is encouraging farmers in Morocco to use blooming fields and insect hotels to protect them....
05:00 2019-08-15

Austria: ex-vice chancellor's home raided in corruption probe Heinz-Christian Strache has had his home searched. Authorities are investigating whether company appointments have been made in return for promises on gambling licenses....
05:00 2019-08-15

The Mets’ plan after avoiding total Jeff McNeil nightmare ATLANTA — The Mets have largely avoided lost playing time for their most significant pieces this season, but Wednesday the lineup took a substantial hit, if only for possibly the short term. Jeff McNeil was placed on the injured list with what the team is calling a mild left hamstring strain, leavin...
05:26 2019-08-15

India's 5 best paying tech jobs right now India's booming IT scene is creating a wealth of high paying opportunities, according to a new study identifying the country's most lucrative tech professions....
05:26 2019-08-15

Abortion group announces prepaid gas card program to help cover travel for women seeking procedure An abortion trade group on Thursday announced the launch of a prepaid gas card pilot program for women who need to travel increased distances to get the procedure as more states continue to impose high-restrictive laws in an effort to ban the practice and close clinics. ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Nate Diaz smoked a CBD joint during his UFC 241 open workout, passed it to fans Nate Diaz, whose love of smoking pot is well known, had something special for his fans on Wednesday during his UFC 241 open workout.       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at public benefits offices. The legislation includes a bi...
05:52 2019-08-15

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. The outbreak in the war-ravaged territories of the ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Archaeologists discovered an invaluable cache of ritual artifacts at Pompeii Enlarge / All these items were contained within a wooden box unearthed at the Archaeological Park of Pompeii. (credit: Cesare Abbate (ANSA)) Crystals, amber, amethyst, phallic amulets, glass beads, figurines, and a miniature human skull were among the many artifacts archaeologists uncovered from a...
05:52 2019-08-15

Arctic Ocean could have no ice in September if global temps rise, study warns A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and climate conditions continue to worsen. “Most likely, September Arctic sea ice wil...
06:13 2019-08-15

Cramer Remix: Macy's ugly fiscal Q2 is not reflective of consumer health Jim Cramer says the performance issues at Macy's are tied to the grim state of mall-based retailers and breaks down bright spots he sees in the sector....
06:13 2019-08-15

Avenatti asks judge to toss federal charges, says he’s a victim of Trump agenda Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti is asking a judge to toss the extortion charges related to his alleged $20 million shakedown of Nike — claiming he’s the victim of a political witch hunt motivated by his beef with President Trump. “The USAO-SDNY substituted its own personal impr...
07:00 2019-08-15

Man flees with handgun after allegedly shooting teen sister LOS ANGELES — A teenage girl was shot and killed in her Southern California home, and deputies are searching for her 18-year-old brother, who they say is a suspect, authorities said. Eddie Alvirez is believed to have run off with the handgun after the incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. in the deser...
07:00 2019-08-15

Philadelphia shooting: gunman in custody after six police officers injured Two other officers were trapped inside the house during hours-long standoffA gunman who wounded six police officers has been taken into custody following a tense, hours-long standoff in Philadelphia that lasted late into the night.At least one gunman opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serv...
07:26 2019-08-15

Fighting Cormier in the clinch could spell doom for Miocic at UFC 241 Stipe Miocic must use his advantages in size and power while fighting at distance in order to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier on Saturday night....
07:26 2019-08-15

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
07:26 2019-08-15

Miracle baby born with severe heart disease, taken off life support months ago, about to celebrate first birthday A young infant born with a severe heart defect is being hailed as a miracle baby as she is set to celebrate her first birthday just months after being taken off life support with little prospects of survival....
07:52 2019-08-15

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
07:52 2019-08-15

Sealife encounters around the world: readers’ travel tips Colourful rockpools, the sight of orcas hunting under the aurora borealis and huge skies full of sea birds have left our tipsters in awe at the wonders of the marine worldThis May, my boyfriend and I took a boat trip to the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland. We were hoping to see some s...
08:13 2019-08-15

S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo to talk...
08:13 2019-08-15

'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 3 finale recap: A gorgeous and completely nonsensical ending Spoiler alert! The Season 3 finale of "The Handmaid's Tale" was a good ride, even if it didn't make much sense with the rest of the season.        ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a September listing on the Hong Kong exchange as rec...
12:39 2019-08-16

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few quarters....
12:39 2019-08-16

Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede Gains are likely to be capped after a week of data releases including a surprise drop in industrial output growth in China to a more than 17-year low, along with a fall in exports that sent Germany's......
12:39 2019-08-16

Sensex, Nifty Trim Losses As Buying Emerges In Auto Sector: 10 Points Domestic stock markets trimmed losses in late morning deals on Friday as buying emerged in automobile stocks, amid losses in global peers. At 11:00 am, the S&P BSE Sensex index traded 100.24 points -......
12:39 2019-08-16

You Have To Pay These Penalty Charges For Missing Income Tax Deadline Penalty charges for missing income tax deadline: An income tax return not furnished by the due date set by the Income Tax Department is called a belated return. A belated return of income is furnished......
12:39 2019-08-16

MSNBC reporter says manager told her 'don't look too Latina' at White House Correspondents' Dinner MSNBC reporter Mariana Atencio says a higher-up at the company told her to not "look too Latina" at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago Which of the four R. Kelly sex-crimes cases go to trial first? A state judge in Chicago says he wants to proceed to trial there first.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Iran tanker could leave Gibraltar on Friday unless U.S. legal bid succeeds An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West could sail free from British territory Gibraltar on Friday, unless a last-ditch push by the United States succeeds in dragging the saga back into court....
12:39 2019-08-16

Germany's Merkel and British PM Johnson to meet soon: spokesman A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon, a spokesman for the German government said on Friday, adding that details would be announced later....
12:39 2019-08-16

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating....
12:39 2019-08-16

Israel to allow U.S. Rep Tlaib to visit family in West Bank Israel will allow U.S. lawmaker Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds, the interior ministry said on Friday, after barring an official visit under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
12:39 2019-08-16

Amid crises, frayed U.S. ties give China's Xi political cover at home To the outside world, China's ruling Communist Party - faced with an expanding trade war crimping an already slowing economy and spiraling protests in Hong Kong - is confronting some of its strongest political and economic headwinds in decades....
12:39 2019-08-16

Here’s hoping Vanessa Redgrave isn’t done with Broadway Let’s hear it for the great Lois Smith, who rode to the rescue this week when “The Inheritance,” coming in from London, was missing a key cast member: Vanessa Redgrave. She won raves for her performance as a mother trying to make sense of her son’s homosexuality, and producers Sonia Friedman a...
12:39 2019-08-16

‘Bernadette’ star Emma Nelson: My mom totally dissed Cate Blanchett Emma Nelson, the newcomer at the center of Richard Linklater’s latest film, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” didn’t have the ideal introduction to her A-list co-star, Cate Blanchett. As Nelson, now 15 years old, was sitting in the waiting area to be called for her audition, her mother had a surprise ru...
12:39 2019-08-16

Be wary of scammers, some tips There's nothing you can do about credit card applications gone sour. But you can sure extra alert to e-mail scams and protecting your information.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

401(k) vs. IRA: Which one is right for you? The two major players in the retirement savings account game are the 401(k) and IRA. They both have strengths and weaknesses, but which is best?       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: Which cars have it and which ones are getting it? Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have sparked significant tech upgrades in cars, but most models require a USB connection.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Donald Trump Just Can't Help Himself At a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire on Thursday evening, Donald Trump proved that he loves to shit talk. And he doesn’t even have to talk that much shit. As Trump demonstrated during his speech to a very enthusiastic crowd, his online habits mean he can just name drop and immediately have a crow...
12:39 2019-08-16

Larry Krasner Isn't Sweating Attacks From Trump's Goons Following Police Shooting Not even 24 hours after 34-year-old Maurice Hill allegedly shot six Philadelphia cops, U.S. Attorney William McSwain took a cue from his boss and his boss’s boss and let out a long screed against a local official who’s supposedly to blame. His target was Philly’s reformist district attorney, Larry K...
12:39 2019-08-16

There Is No Ethical Dissent Under Capitalism It’s safe to say Jay-Z, to some extent, takes cues from Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z has expressed his admiration of the former quarterback before, once calling him an “iconic figure.” In the aftermath of Kaepernick’s black-balling from the NFL for his peaceful protest of police killing unarmed black men...
12:39 2019-08-16

Bryce Harper's Walk-Off Grand Slam Was Pure Catharsis The Philadelphia Phillies were down to the Chicago Cubs entering the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday night. The Cubs have had a dicey bullpen all season long, so this was by no means a sure thing, but that doesn’t make what happened any less nad-rocking, for all but the most committed Bryce Har...
13:00 2019-08-16

Dodgers' Kristopher Negrón Faceplants Attempting Diving Catch, Comes Up With Nose Full Of Blood Things were already going poorly for the Dodgers going into the bottom of the fifth on Thursday, as the team had only just broken up a no-hitter against the Marlins(!) and had allowed the National League bottom-feeder to build a 6-1 lead. But things soon got decidedly worse when Miami’s Lewis Brinso...
13:00 2019-08-16

Kyle Long Tried To Beat A Teammate With His Own Helmet And Then Barfed Training camp fights are a relatively common occurrence, but few are as eventful as the scrap that took place on Wednesday between Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long and defensive lineman Jalen Dalton. Here is a description of the fight that is just packed with evocative imagery:...
13:00 2019-08-16

What Is The Best Swimming Stroke? If you can get away with it, you should bail on work right now and head to your local beach, blasting this beach-forward Deadcast on your stereo or in your headphones as you do so. What’s your boss going to do about it? Fire you? Quite possibly, but that’s not happening until you get back from the d...
13:00 2019-08-16

UEFA Thankfully Won't Uphold The Dumb VAR Rule That Marred The Women's World Cup One of the worst-received aspects of the Women’s World Cup this summer was the VAR-induced penalty kick debacle. The choice to subject goalkeepers’ feet locations to exacting scrutiny with video review, and to let penalty takers try their kicks again should VAR detect that a keeper drifted a centime...
13:00 2019-08-16

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's......
13:00 2019-08-16

Comics Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in Atlanta car crash Standup comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait were injured in a two-vehicle crash as they were pulling up to a gig at an Atlanta theater on Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-16

Get 40% off Adobe Creative Cloud with this special, limited-time deal Adobe is offering huge discount on Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps slashing 40% off an annual subscription for a limited time.With this deal, you'll pay just £30.34 per month for Adobe's entire suite of creative software, down from the regular price of £49.94. That's a saving ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Harper: Walk-off GS one of my 'coolest moments' Bryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 Thursday night for a three-game sweep....
13:00 2019-08-16

Cops Intervene After Amazon's 'Mrs. Maisel' Promotion Is So Good, It Stops Traffic Amazon’s latest promotion for its Emmy-nominated comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel—dialing back prices around Los Angeles to reflect the show’s 1959 setting—proved so popular that police had to temporarily shut it down Thursday, according to a local ABC affiliate.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

Eight Great Mini Fridges For Anyone That Wants the Coolest Dorm Room If you’re in college or have a college student in your life, you know that one of the big concerns about dorm life is buying a mini fridge. Depending on the size of your dorm room, your personal tastes, and the amount of food or Natty Ice you need to store, there are a ton of options to choose from....
13:26 2019-08-16

Scientists Say They've Found a New Organ in Skin That Processes Pain It’s not common that researchers discover what could be an entirely new part of the human body. But a team in Sweden claims to have uncovered an intricate network of cells underneath skin that helps process certain kinds of pain. The find could broaden our conceptions of how we feel pain, as well as...
13:26 2019-08-16

Indians are the playoff nightmare Yankees should want to avoid The formula is basic and stands the test of time: If the Twins are in the playoff hunt, then the Yankees should desire to play them. Or do you think they’d rather take their chances against these Indians? These Indians who treated Yankee Stadium like their personal Xanadu on Thursday night? By thras...
13:26 2019-08-16

Get your popcorn! 10 fall movies we can't wait to see 2019's fall movie lineup ranges from horror ("It: Chapter Two") to supervillains ("Joker"), and we can hardly wait.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Danny McBride’s ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ pokes fun at evangelists Danny McBride talks church, kubatons and satire ahead of his new HBO series 'The Righteous Gemstones."        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Grab your tissues: 5 Patrick Swayze moments in the new documentary that'll give you all the feels A decade after Patrick Swayze's death from pancreatic cancer, a new documentary on Paramount Network is reminding fans of his tenacity and starpower.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
13:26 2019-08-16

Turning the Nintendo Switch into Android’s best gaming hardware Enlarge / Android on the Nintendo Switch. Just think of all the Nintendo apps you're missing out on. The Nintendo Switch is, basically, a game console made out of smartphone parts. The quad-core Nvidia Tegra X1 ARM SoC would be right at home in a smartphone or tablet, along with the 4GB of RAM, ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Who is Andy Lonergan? The Liverpool backup goalkeeper who could face Southampton due to injury crisis When Andy Lonergan stepped in on Liverpool's pre-season tour to help alleviate Jurgen Klopp's goalkeeping crisis, even he probably didn't expect anything more to come of it....
13:26 2019-08-16

Dougie Freedman explains why Crystal Palace didn't spend bulk of Aaron Wan-Bissaka transfer fee Crystal Palace sporting director Dougie Freedman has explained why the club did not splash the majority of the money brought in by selling Aaron Wan-Bissaka over the summer....
13:26 2019-08-16

QPR's support for race victims after U18s walk off pitch during friendly in Spain QPR will continue to support and monitor the welfare of their Under-18 players after they were alleged to have suffered racist abuse and walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain....
13:26 2019-08-16

Painting of Bill Clinton in blue dress and heels was inside Jeffrey Epstein's NYC mansion: report A large painting of former President Bill Clinton wearing a blue dress similar to that of Monica Lewinsky’s and red heels was found hanging in the New York City mansion of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who recently died in an apparent suicide, according to several reports....
13:26 2019-08-16

Washington state lawmaker linked to group allegedly preparing for 'biblical warfare' Newly leaked emails reportedly link an Eastern Washington state lawmaker with a group that allegedly trained young men for biblical warfare, according to several reports....
13:26 2019-08-16

The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback Gets The Manual For The Top Trim While the styling may be a bit polarizing, the Honda Civic hatchback remains one of the benchmarks for a small, fun car. Buyers that chose the excellent six-speed manual, though, had to give up some upgrades in the higher trims. That won’t be the case for the 2020 model year, when you can get a full...
13:26 2019-08-16

New temporary migrant holding facility opens this week at the border to relieve overcrowding amid 'immigration crisis' As an influx of migrants apprehended at the border has triggered serious overcrowding, U.S. officials this week unveiled a “temporary” solution -- a new migrant holding facility for single adults at the Tornillo Port of Entry in Texas....
13:26 2019-08-16

Man and son in Texas get prison in $27M hearing aid scam aimed at American Airlines workers A father and son in Texas who submitted more than $27 million in false claims in a hearing aid scam targeting American Airlines workers were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison, officials said....
13:26 2019-08-16

Can the American West Be Saved? Two new books — Anthony McCann’s “Shadowlands” and Christopher Ketcham’s “This Land” — explore the forces shrinking the open expanse and destroying unbridled nature out West....
13:52 2019-08-16

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the United Nations, over the past three and a half month...
13:52 2019-08-16

In Honor of Steve Carell's Birthday, Here Are His Best Michael Scott Moments Happy birthday, Steve Carell! One of Hollywood's most beloved stars is set to make his highly anticipated return to TV in The Morning Show on AppleTV+ this fall opposite Jennifer......
13:52 2019-08-16

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Family Hospitalized After Fiery Plane Crash UPDATE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family have been discharged from the hospital following Thursday's plane crash. A spokesperson for NBC Sports shared in a statement, "We're......
13:52 2019-08-16

Inside Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon's "Perfect" Italian Honeymoon Just married! Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon have kicked off their honeymoon in Italy following their wedding over the weekend. The Bachelor Nation couple, who tied the knot in Rhode......
13:52 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
13:52 2019-08-16

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
13:52 2019-08-16

Fed's Bullard Says U.S. Economy Is Sound Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the trade war between the U.S. and China is fueling uncertainty but stressed that the domestic economy appears to be on sound footing....
13:52 2019-08-16

ECB Takes Hacked Website Offline The European Central Bank, which supervises data protection at Europe’s largest banks, said Thursday that it temporarily shut down one of its websites after it was hacked and injected with a malicious software....
13:52 2019-08-16

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossroads.”...
13:52 2019-08-16

U.S. safety agencies investigate plane crash involving racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr Two U.S. safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee on Thursday that was carrying retired racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter, officials said....
14:13 2019-08-16

'Vanished' Diaz set to return to spotlight at UFC 241 The heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic has top billing at UFC 241 in California on Saturday, but all eyes will be on the comeback of Nate Diaz, conqueror of Conor McGregor, after over a thousand days in the wilderness....
14:13 2019-08-16

MLB notebook: Yanks' Stanton eyes September return New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is slated to return from the injured list in September, general manager Brian Cashman told The Athletic on Thursday....
14:13 2019-08-16

Talks break down, U.S. women's soccer team turn to court The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they were now turning their attention to the courts where they are "eagerly look forward to a jury trial"....
14:13 2019-08-16

President Trump Says He’ll Focus on Mental Illness, Not Gun Control President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control. Trump told supporters at a rally in New Hampshire that he wants to re-open mental institutions across the country, b...
14:13 2019-08-16

NASA picks Alabama site as HQ for human moon lander program: sources The head of NASA is set to announce plans on Friday to name the U.S. space agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama as headquarters for its human lunar lander program, signaling progress in its drive to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024, three people familiar with the plan said....
14:13 2019-08-16

Spotify might be raising prices soon, but don’t panic just yet In the face of increased competition from rivals like Apple Music and others, Spotify is quietly testing the waters to see whether it can push through a price increase in some of its markets around the world. That’s according to a new report from Bloomberg, which notes that the streaming music...
14:39 2019-08-16

Israel blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, but many in the growing scene in China's mega-city of Shanghai complain that they have few places to go and are looked down upon as trouble-makers.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr and family crashes in Tennessee Retired driver hospitalized with minor injuries after crashEarnhardt was traveling with wife, daughter and two pilotsSister of Nascar legend says “everyone is safe” in statementAn airplane carrying retired Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife and daughter was involved in a fiery crash at an ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Football transfer rumours: Michy Batshuayi to Roma? Today’s fluff don’t wanna be a tigerRoma are on the verge of sealing a move for Dejan Lovren, with Calciomercato reporting that Paulo Fonseca requested of his board that they provide him with a central defender who is “reliable and accurate” and that after pondering long and hard and looking high an...
15:00 2019-08-16

Arsenal manager Emery says Kolasinac and Özil are ready to return – video Arsenal manager Unai Emery stressed on Thursday that Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac are both mentally ready to play against Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, after they were the victims of a carjacking attempt last month. Continue reading......
15:00 2019-08-16

S&P 500 Index: Clear Signs of an "Ebbing Ebullience" Investor psychology drives stock market prices. So, it pays to study sentiment measures. This chart shows two sentiment measures that warned of the current stock market sell-off in early July....
15:00 2019-08-16

Leftist Atop Argentina Race Moves From Kirchner’s Shadow. Will His Policies Follow? The markets were rocked by the prospect of ex-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner returning to power. But it’s Alberto Fernández, a moderate, who actually leads her ticket....
15:00 2019-08-16

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Models Recalled For Brake Issues In USA Four models each of the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi have been recalled in USA for an issue with the front brake master cylinder. The total number of affected models is 1,701 units....
15:00 2019-08-16

2019 Benelli Leoncino 500 Review The modern classic genre seems to be a popular flavour for commercial success in the global motorcycle industry these days, and Benelli India wants a piece of the action too. We test the new Benelli......
15:00 2019-08-16

Metal Wolf Chaos XD review – unreconstructed mad mech trash PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One; FromSoftware/Devolver DigitalIn this slightly upgraded 2004 game, you rampage as a robot President – discharging your bazookas, missile launchers and railguns in the name of freedomIn 2004, when Metal Wolf Chaos was first released on the original Xbox, it didn’t have a s...
15:00 2019-08-16

Nintendo announces Indie World video event with 20 minutes of games Indie World is not a theme park for alternative-music fans -- it's the new indie-game showcase from Nintendo. And it's coming Monday, August 19.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Why You Probably Shouldn't Book a Flight Through a Third-Party Travel Site Last month, scammers posing as Expedia stole thousands of dollars from travelers hoping to confirm or change their bookings over the phone. But booking flights with the real Expedia—and any other third-party site like Travelocity or Kayak—comes with certain (legal) risks, too....
15:26 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein had broken neck bones — raising questions about his cause of death The FBI and a Justice Department watchdog are continuing to probe the death of Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
15:26 2019-08-16

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily street protests in Hong Kong....
15:26 2019-08-16

Rumors of Trump green card rule impacts benefits for immigrant families ‘Public charge rule’ won’t block green cards for those using public benefits, but misinformation has already caused disruptionWhen rumors that the Trump administration would block immigrants using public benefits from getting green cards began in late 2017, an HIV positive woman visited the African ...
15:26 2019-08-16

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps for killing wildlife.The traps, which are known as M...
15:26 2019-08-16

400 years since slavery: a timeline of American history In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Point Comfort in Virginia, ushering in the era of American slaveryMany Americans’ introduction to US history is the arrival of 102 passengers on the Mayflower in 1620. But a year earlier, 20 enslaved Africans were brought to the British colonies against the...
15:26 2019-08-16

Forget a 2008 Lehman Bros-style crash – this is how a ‘normal’ recession could start | Dan Davies Current political uncertainty or trade restrictions could shock business confidence, but policymakers are fixated on financeThere’s a hoary old proverb in the financial markets that a crisis happens precisely when the institutional memory of the last crisis has faded: when all the key chairs are occ...
15:26 2019-08-16

The Hold Steady: Thrashing Thru the Passion review – chancers and chasers in fist-punching glory (Frenchkiss Records)Craig Finn’s barstool-rock raconteurs paint a portrait of booze-soaked Americana with their most enthralling record in yearsYou don’t listen to Hold Steady albums – you live in them. Craig Finn’s barstool-rock raconteurs’ six albums so far have been engrossing adventures through ...
15:26 2019-08-16

New York fashion week show pulled in protest over venue link to Trump donor Rag & Bone relocating show from The Shed after amid backlash against Hudson Yards developer Stephen RossThe backlash against Trump re-election fundraiser and New York’s Hudson Yards developer, Stephen Ross, is intensifying as two fashion houses move their upcoming catwalk shows from the development....
15:26 2019-08-16

Nora Quoirin’s family seek answers over girl’s death in Malaysia Relatives thank rescue workers but say they are ‘struggling to understand’ The family of Nora Quoirin, the 15-year-old who went missing in the Malaysian jungle, have said they hope to have “more answers to our many questions” about the death of their daughter.They said in a statement: “Today the dep...
15:26 2019-08-16

Would the Peterloo marchers be satisfied with today's Britain? 200 years ago, a crowd of people seeking political change became victims of a massacre. Are their issues now our issues?At 8am on 16 August 1819, a bugle sounded at Barrowfields in Middleton, a town six miles north of Manchester. A crowd of 3,000 fell silent as Samuel Bamford, a radical reformer, po...
15:26 2019-08-16

How the Chinese yuan is likely to perform in three trade war scenarios The trade war between the U.S. and China is turning into a brewing currency war, say analysts. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research predicts what might happen to the yuan in three scenarios....
15:26 2019-08-16

Return of the Jedi: Ewan McGregor to reprise role as Obi-Wan Kenobi The Star Wars actor will return in a Disney+ series about the Jedi master – a role he first played in The Phantom MenaceEwan McGregor’s eagerness to return to the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi, the character he first played in 1999’s The Phantom Menace prequel, has long been documented.But it now looks as ...
15:26 2019-08-16

Giant chicken at Knesset slams 'cowardice' of Israel toward Hamas Frustrated by Israel's response to Hamas, advocates set up a large, inflatable chicken outside the parliament building Wednesday -- with a message that read, "putting an end to fear, demanding an Israeli victory."...
15:26 2019-08-16

Ex-Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says he has doubts about vertical integration Jeff Bewkes, former CEO of Time Warner, sold his company to AT&T in a deal that closed last year. But Bewkes told CNBC that he believes vertical integration is a "fairly suspect premise."...
15:52 2019-08-16