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Miki Ishikawa, who stars in 'The Terror: Infamy', told us exclusively about her role in the new season of the Sundance TV (DStv 108) drama – and what we can expect....

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De Blasio mocked after video malfunction at labor forum: Voice 'higher than his poll numbers' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got some laughs -- though not for the reasons he expected -- when a top labor union played his video message to a crowd in Iowa on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-22

Older adults can boost longevity 'with just a little exercise' Norwegian review of 36,000 cases links more activity overall, light or intensive, with lower risk of death Even a small increase in light activity, such as washing dishes, a little gentle gardening, or shuffling around the house, might help stave off an early death among older adults, researchers sa...
01:26 2019-08-22

Opinion: Another Tiananmen Square in Hong Kong? The protests in Hong Kong are increasingly becoming a thorn in Beijing's side. How much longer will the Communist Party leadership sit back and watch? Don't count out China making a rash decision, says Alexander Görlach....
01:26 2019-08-22

China’s two-child policy linked to 5 million extra babies in 18 months A Chinese government policy allowing all couples to have two children led to an additional 5.4 million births in the first 18 months after it took effect...
01:26 2019-08-22

Mets can thank The Post for Amed Rosario’s spectacular run You may not realize this, but I have super-human powers. Actually, I didn’t realize this until recently. If I really had super-human powers, I probably wouldn’t misplace my car keys 17 times a day. If I had super-human powers, I would be able to run the table at Belmont, Aqueduct and Saratoga whenev...
01:52 2019-08-22

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

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

Quentin Tarantino Is Expecting His First Child With Wife Daniella Pick Quentin Tarantino is stepping out of the director's chair and into a rocker, because he is going to be a dad. The famed director and his wife, Daniella Pick, are expecting their......
02:13 2019-08-22

Grey's Anatomy Season 16: What We Know So Far Grey's Anatomy's got some major problems to deal with when it comes back for season 16. In the only real good news, Teddy just had a baby and finally seems to be on the right......
02:13 2019-08-22

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

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

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

'King of Israel' Donald Trump: I am the chosen one Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
02:13 2019-08-22

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

Australia Captain Tim Paine Expecting "Same Old Steve Smith" Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test at Headingley after being concussed by a Jofra Archer 92 mph bouncer in the drawn second Test at Lord's....
02:13 2019-08-22

Putin Says Weapons Test Was Behind Deadly Blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said a deadly explosion in northern Russia earlier this month occurred during the test of a promising weapons system and cast the Russian personnel who perished as national heroes....
02:13 2019-08-22

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

What to know about leaky gut syndrome Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that affects the intestinal walls. Find out more about leaky gut symptoms and treatments, as well as its possible links with other health conditions....
02:39 2019-08-22

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

Facebook rolls out tool that could block those creepy targeted ads on your feed SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you limit what the social network can gather about you on outside websites and apps. The company said Tuesday it is adding a ...
02:39 2019-08-22

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

Trump calls Danish PM's rebuff of Greenland idea 'nasty' as trip cancellation stuns Danes President Donald Trump declared Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's dismissal of his idea to buy Greenland "nasty" and an affront to the United States on Wednesday, a day after shocking Danes by canceling a Copenhagen visit over the rebuff....
03:00 2019-08-22

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

After Germany hints at compromise, France tells UK: no new Brexit deal German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday challenged Britain to come up with alternatives to the Irish border backstop within 30 days, but French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned there would be no renegotiation of the Brexit deal....
03:00 2019-08-22

Ford supplier touts engine shroud's noise reduction in Explorer Continental Structural Plastics, the Japanese-owned composites supplier, is manufacturing the Ford Explorer's engine shroud at its plant near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border....
03:00 2019-08-22

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

Hell Yeah, Netflix Rolls Out Feature for Finding New and Upcoming Releases in Its TV App The tsunami of streaming services that have sprung up like weeds in the last few years means we have more options than ever for on-demand entertainment. But if you’re not the kind of user who is content with watching reruns or hastily released garbage, staying on top of what’s coming to your preferr...
03:00 2019-08-22

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

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

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

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

Black NYPD Sergeant Who Oversaw Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Loses 20 Days’ Vacation for Her Role in Deadly Encounter New York City Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, the only other cop officially implicated in the death of Staten Island dad Eric Garner, will lose 20 days’ vacation for the role she played in the deadly police encounter five years ago....
03:26 2019-08-22

Pose Reminds Us How Important Chosen Families Are As I’ve noted before, FX’s Pose not only entertains but is out here saving lives. That little young LGBTQ+ child who is confused about their existence and questioning their worth can now turn on their television or streaming service and be greeted with the knowledge that they aren’t alone in this wo...
03:26 2019-08-22

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her unqualified to be in the White House, saying that “Politicians are not the only people who sit around and have significant conversations about America” ...
03:26 2019-08-22

Washington governor Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race Democrat who had built his campaign around tackling climate crisis says it was clear he would not winJay Inslee, the governor of Washington and a 2020 Democratic hopeful, has dropped out of the presidential race.Inslee, who launched his campaign in March with a singular focus on fighting climate cha...
03:52 2019-08-22

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

Electoral College Members Don’t Have to Follow the Will of Voters, Appeals Court Rules (DENVER) — A U.S. appeals court in Denver said Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren’t bound by the popular vote in their states. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the Colorado secretary of state violated the Co...
03:52 2019-08-22

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

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

For kids today, summer camp’s about resume-padding, not fun Shai Kastenbaum has kept a busy schedule this summer. “The first camp was rock-band camp,” the 9-year-old Brooklynite tells The Post of his jam-packed summer at Children’s Academy at Long Island University, an academically oriented summer camp for kids ages 3 to 12. “The second one was t...
04:13 2019-08-22

Japan Bullet Train Runs At 280 Kilometres Per Hour With Door Open A Japanese bullet train hurtling along at 280 kilometres per hour ran for nearly a minute with one of its doors completely open on Wednesday, its operator said....
04:13 2019-08-22

Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
04:13 2019-08-22

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

AstraZeneca Imfinzi combination fails advanced lung cancer study A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and high levels of gene mutations, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
04:13 2019-08-22

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

Apple warns against storing its titanium credit card in leather The titanium Apple Card looks slick (with the sound to match), but you may need to treat it gingerly if you expect it to look as pristine as the day you got it. Apple has posted a cleaning guide for the physical credit card that warns against storin......
04:13 2019-08-22

Google's next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable Google's Home Mini may receive a sizeable upgrade when its Nest-branded sequel arrives. Sources for 9to5Google claim an upcoming Nest Mini will represent a "substantial" improvement. For one, it wouldn't be confined to desks and tables -- it would......
04:13 2019-08-22

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10 As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big Windows 10 updates could offer a subtle but helpful tweak to......
04:13 2019-08-22

Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting for apps easier for the app store's two billion m......
04:13 2019-08-22

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Microsoft contractors also listened to audio picked u......
04:13 2019-08-22

New wristband could predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism Researchers are hoping a new wearable wristband will help predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism. The device monitors heart rate, sweat production, skin surface temperature and arm movements. It can predict outbursts 60 seconds ahead of t......
04:13 2019-08-22

Gmail AI will automatically correct your spelling slip-ups Google Docs' AI corrections are spreading to Gmail. Google is rolling out a feature in G Suite that will autocorrect "common" spelling errors while you write Gmail messages. It won't catch every mistake, but it should save you the embarrassment of......
04:13 2019-08-22

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

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

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s and women’s World Cups in an effort to achieve gender neutrality in the sport. The competitions will now be referred to simply as Rugby World Cups with ...
04:39 2019-08-22

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

Justin Thomas starts with big lead as scoring system shakes up FedEx Cup Justin Thomas holds a two-shot lead at the Tour Championship after a staggered scoring measure was created to stifle confusion at the season finale.        ...
05:00 2019-08-22

Singer Drake White: I’m battling the rare brain disorder AVM Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, Va., has revealed he was diagnosed with with a debilitating brain disease. About 15 minutes into his set last Friday, the “Livin’ the Dream” singer began stumbling, and was caught by a bandm...
05:26 2019-08-22

The latest Apple AirPods are finally on sale Apple products are rarely on sale, but right now you can get a sweet discount on the latest model of AirPods on Amazon.       ...
05:26 2019-08-22

Trump’s Waffling on Gun Control Confuses Legislative Picture Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, is caught between some members of his party opposing gun legislation and others working with Democrats....
05:26 2019-08-22

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

Former VA doctor, who reportedly was impaired on duty charged with involuntary manslaughter, prosecutors say A former Veteran’s Affairs doctor in Arkansas, who was reportedly caught under the influence of an intoxicating substance during his tenure, was charged Tuesday with three counts of involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors say he misdiagnosed three patients -- eventually leading to their deaths....
05:52 2019-08-22

Jets' Bell: 'Need' teammates to hit me in practice Jets running back Le'Veon Bell, who is being held out of preseason games as a precaution, wants to get his body acclimated to contact before Week 1 and is asking his teammates to tackle him in practice....
05:52 2019-08-22

Pop's plans, scrimmage woes and more big takeaways Which star has been most impressive in camp? Should Pop be worried about this roster? Check out the biggest talking points ahead of Team USA's World Cup journey....
05:52 2019-08-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sit still, await clarity on Fed policy Asian shares went flat on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets....
05:52 2019-08-22

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

UN warns of severe aid cuts in Yemen without new funds soon The U.N. humanitarian chief in Yemen is warning that unless significant new funding is received in the coming weeks food rations for 12 million people will be reduced and at least 2.5 million malnourished children will be cut off from life-saving services...
05:52 2019-08-22

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

Ryan Serhant’s online course rakes in more than $100K/day “Million Dollar Listing New York” star Ryan Serhant, a Nest Seekers International broker and author, has added one more accolade to his list. He’s launched an online sales course that in its first few days has raked in more than $100,000 a day. The course has three levels of member...
06:39 2019-08-22

D2h Subscribers Get 'Magic' Streaming Stick to Access Digital Content D2h Magic media streaming stick is designed to provide access to streaming services, TV shows, and original Web series at an introductory price of Rs. 399....
06:39 2019-08-22

Chantal weakens to a tropical depression: NHC Chantal has weakened to a tropical depression and is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low by Friday night, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory....
07:00 2019-08-22

Spain: Madrid man accused of upskirting more than 500 women The man used a 'strategically placed mobile phone' to secretly film up women's skirts on public transit. He then uploaded hundreds of the videos to a pornographic website....
07:00 2019-08-22

Brittany Runs a Marathon Is a Heartfelt Comedy About the Strides We Take Toward Self-Improvement A movie about a woman who is, medically speaking, overweight and who changes both her body and her life by running is a dangerous proposition in our era. The knee-jerk Internet response is already primed and ready to go: “Healthy bodies come in all shapes and sizes!” But Paul Downs Colai...
07:26 2019-08-22

Yankees avoid Domingo German disaster amid ‘awkward landing’ OAKLAND, Calif. — When Yankees manager Aaron Boone and trainer Steve Donohue went to the Oakland Coliseum mound during the fifth inning Tuesday night after staff ace Domingo German slipped to the dirt while making a pitch and shook his left leg after getting to his feet, it wasn’t overreacting to th...
07:26 2019-08-22

How Justin Wilson went from forgotten to Mets savior For the better part of 10 weeks, the Mets were without an essential bullpen piece. Aside from one appearance, they couldn’t call on the player they imagined would be essential to their relief corps. Between April 19 and July 2, Justin Wilson made one appearance. A sore left elbow kept him sidelined....
07:26 2019-08-22

South Korea's central bank warns of economic impact from Japan's export curbs South Korea's central bank warned on Thursday that export curbs on some Japanese goods imposed by Tokyo could have a bigger impact on the domestic economy than the customary tariff increases....
07:52 2019-08-22

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Starts Flying MiG 21 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again....
07:52 2019-08-22

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

Timings For Payment System RTGS To Change From August 26, Details Here With effect from August 26, the RTGS system for customer transactions will open at 7 am, instead of the present 8 am. "In order to increase the availability of the RTGS system, it has been decided to......
07:52 2019-08-22

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

| Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked tensions with neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia....
08:13 2019-08-22

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health, UN experts said on Thursday....
08:13 2019-08-22

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year alone, 37,000 low income patients in Utah received subsidized family planning under Title X, the federal program which distributes grants to clinics.But ...
08:13 2019-08-22

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

The mystery of the influencer and the Instagrammed motorcycle accident Photos of Tiffany Mitchell’s accident were suspiciously beautiful, and even showed an artfully positioned water bottleTiffany Mitchell, a Nashville-based influencer, was riding her motorcycle when she misjudged a curve and went off the road. Motorcycle accidents are rarely pretty, but this one was b...
08:13 2019-08-22

3800-Year-Old Carvings Show Starving City’s Pleas To Water God Were Answered 3,800 years ago, the people living in what is now called Vichama, Peru carved snakes and human heads into their walls alongside depictions of emaciated people. They were starving and dying and hoped a water deity would finally be lenient and send them some rain to let their friends, family, and neig...
08:39 2019-08-22

Europe’s new Mars rover has alien-hunting eyes NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is inching toward its eventual launch in July of next year, but it’s not the only rover that has an upcoming date with the Red Planet. The ExoMars program, which is a joint venture between the European Space Agency and Russia’s Roscosmos, is expected to lau...
08:39 2019-08-22

Dale Earnhardt Jr. still plans to drive Xfinity race at Darlington despite recent plane crash Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his "lower back is bruised up real bad" from Thursday's plane crash, but he's getting it treated so he can still race.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper not concerned about lingering injury Amari Cooper hasn't practiced since pain in his heel sidelined him on Aug. 3, but the Cowboys wide receiver isn't worried about his outlook.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft suspended from team after being charged with rape Tennessee State quarterback Demry Croft was arrested Monday and charged with six felony counts of rape. He is now suspended from the team.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Brewers knock Cardinals out of 1st place with 5-3 win Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer and Keston Hiura drove in a pair of runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 in a game shortened to 7 1/2 innings by rain       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Mets’ Streak at Four After J.D. Davis Hits Game-Winner in Extra Innings Cleveland appeared to have the game won in the 10th but a pitcher failing to cover first on a potential double-play opened the door for another Mets win....
09:00 2019-08-22

Cuomo won’t bite on de Blasio’s plea to save famed pizzeria Di Fara Cuomo threw a pie in the mayor's face Wednesday — saying that if hizzoner wants his favorite Brooklyn pizza joint, Di Fara, open again he can pony up the $167,000 in unpaid state taxes the place owes himself....
10:13 2019-08-22

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

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

Drivers face extreme obstacles in Netflix's 'Hyperdrive' A new Netflix show called 'Hyperdrive' brings in racers to compete while being pushed to insane limits.        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
10:39 2019-08-22

The New Stratos Is So Hot You Won't Be Able To Keep Your Pants On, Apparently The Lancia Stratos is in many gearheads’ dream garages for its legendary looks and rally performance. The “new” Stratos, coachbuilt from a Ferrari F430 base, has been around for years but this presentation of it by Jason Cammisa is the most complete and jubilant you’ll find....
11:00 2019-08-22

Satoshi Nakabato: ‘Japan’s central bank is in love with Bitcoin tech’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Bentham used to say: Do what you love and you’ll never work another day! Bitcoin Pr...
11:00 2019-08-22

Trump may back off plan for foreign aid cuts, to decide within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was considering scaling back an effort that could have cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and would decide on the proposal - which faces strong opposition in Congress - within days....
11:00 2019-08-22

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meet this week in San Francisco to hear from 2020 candidates, hold fundraising events and tend to party business, there’s an urgent issue on th...
11:00 2019-08-22

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

Serena Williams talks about the signs of financial abuse in new PSA Serena Williams is lending her voice to a campaign that puts a spotlight on financial abuse, an aspect of domestic violence       ...
11:00 2019-08-22

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

ICE denies claims it separated breastfeeding mom from child; migrant faces separate fraud charges A migrant woman, who federal immigration officials say falsely claimed ICE separated her from her newborn despite saying she was breastfeeding, was indicted this week on unrelated federal fraud charges stemming from the use of another person’s Social Security number, reports said....
11:26 2019-08-22

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

Dave Chappelle to host free Dayton block party after mass shooting Comedian Dave Chappelle will host a free block party for the people of Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday, less than three weeks after a mass shooting killed nine people....
11:52 2019-08-22

AFL-CIO's Trumka warns Democratic union endorsement not automatic AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka warned Democrats on Wednesday that they could not take union endorsements for granted and would have to meet a higher bar this election cycle to get them. The leader of the nation's largest labor federation also urged Republicans to try to win union endorsements, say...
11:52 2019-08-22

Ronaldo: Messi rivalry has made me a better player "Cristiano Ronaldo says his rivalry with Lionel Messi has propelled them both to new heights – and hopes to have dinner with the Barcelona star in the future."...
11:52 2019-08-22

Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena to win U.S. Open "In the twilight of her remarkable career Serena Williams is more often the sentimental favourite rather than the bettors\u0027 choice but the 37-year-old American will be both as she heads to the U.S. Open chasing an elusive 24th record-equalling Grand Slam."...
11:52 2019-08-22

Juventus eye Asia growth with bid for earlier kickoffs "Serie A should consider having earlier kickoffs to help grow the Asian audience and boost clubs\u0027 finances, Juventus chief revenue officer Giorgio Ricci has said."...
11:52 2019-08-22

|UPDATE:Moyo'slegalteamarguescontemptofcourtafternewterminationnotice In an open letter published on its website, the financial services provider said it took the step "after legal advice and on careful reflection by directors, with proper regard to their fiduciary duties to the company"....
11:52 2019-08-22

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

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid history feud South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, a decision that could further escalate a dispute over history and trade and undercut security cooperation on North Korea....
12:13 2019-08-22

South Korea says U.S., North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon' The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearization talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes for progress in negotiations after a prolonged stalemate....
12:13 2019-08-22

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

GCSE results day 2019: Top grades rise for second year in a row after exam shake-up More than one in five (20.8 per cent) UK GCSE entries scored one of the three top grades this year The proportion receiving the top grades - at least a 7 or an A grade - is the highest since 2015 Read our live updates here...
12:13 2019-08-22

Naomi Campbell hits back at alleged Jeffrey Epstein ties saying she is 'sickened' by his crimes Naomi Campbell has spoken out about her ties to Jeffrey Epstein after it emerged the late financier attended her birthday party nearly two decades ago....
12:13 2019-08-22

China's arrest of Hong Kong man puts spotlight on shared rail station A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
12:13 2019-08-22

#SupportMulan campaign kicks off in China Disney hasn't always had the easiest time in China, but amid calls to boycott the live-action version of "Mulan" the entertainment giant is getting help from an unlikely ally: Chinese state media....
12:13 2019-08-22

Great parks and green spaces in the UK: readers’ travel tips Sensory playgrounds for children, a second world war airfield converted into a deer park, and an ever-changing stretch of coastline are among your favouritesSkirting the southern edge of Manchester, Turn Moss and Chorlton water meadows offer a huge swathe of countryside just five miles from the city...
12:39 2019-08-22

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

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

At Mao’s Beach, China’s Leaders Still Make History as Lifeguards Hide From the Sun China’s top officials still come to Mao’s favorite beach to make fateful decisions, but now, the general public also tries to squeeze into a spot on the sand, even if many avoid sunbathing....
12:39 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-CIBC profit beats on retail, commercial banking units strength Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit, as gains in domestic retail and U.S. commercial banking overshadowed a weak capital markets business....
13:00 2019-08-22

FEATURE-Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space A crew of veteran U.S. astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a manned mission to the International Space Station aboard Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft, which could also be used to take tourists into space on future missions. The Boeing Starliner mission was originally scheduled for ...
13:00 2019-08-22

EXPLAINER-What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
13:00 2019-08-22

Several PE funds interested in Thyssenkrupp elevators division - report Private equity funds Advent, Apollo, CVC, Carlyle, KKR and probably also EQT are among the parties interested in Thyssenkrupp's elevators division, Germany's Manager Magazin reported on Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-22

No-deal Brexit could reduce UK to 'junior partner of the United States,' says Macron Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
13:00 2019-08-22

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get more involved in the region, one expert says....
13:26 2019-08-22

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transport and use cocaine recreationally, according to reports Wednesday. ...
13:52 2019-08-22

Night Tennis Like Nowhere Else When lights came to the U.S. Open in 1975, it moved the game from the dainty periphery to the sizzling center. And the New York attitude certainly helped....
13:52 2019-08-22

Nightfall at Old Tucson hosting hiring fair TUCSON, Ariz. – Think you have what it takes to be the spookiest in town? Nightfall at Old Tucson is now hiring. Old Tucson will be hosting a hiring fair on Thursday, Aug. 22 for their Halloween-themed event, Nightfall. The event will run from 4 to 6 p.m. at Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road. The...
14:26 2019-08-22

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

PCSD identify corrections officer who died at Superior Court TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the Corrections Officer who was found dead at the Pima County Superior Court building Wednesday morning. Corrections Officer Brian Krumm was confirmed as the deceased. According to PCSD, Krumm suffered a fatal gunshot injury in a s...
14:26 2019-08-22

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

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

Brazil's President Is Full of Shit Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—the far-right climate denier who assumed office this year and immediately began gutting Brazil’s environmental agencies and regulations—recently suggested humans can slow their destruction of Earth’s biosphere by only taking a “poop every other day.” Perhaps he’s t...
14:26 2019-08-22

Four top-four finishes later, Koepka's Body shoot seems just fine Brooks Koepka caught plenty of flak for posing for ESPN's Body Issue, and possibly compromising his chances in the Players in the process. But after another major win and three close calls this year, Koepka's priorities are clear....
14:26 2019-08-22

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

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

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

Trump Orders Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans The directive came after 51 attorneys general criticized the federal Education Department for cumbersome eligibility rules for disabled veterans to eliminate their college loan debt....
15:13 2019-08-22

Kia Seltos: Key Features Explained In Detail Kia Motors is offering 16 trim combinations on the Seltos and with three engine and four transmission options. There are also separate trims- GT Line and Tech Line for exterior and interior treatment.......
16:00 2019-08-22

Qantas Wires Up People for 19-Hour Endurance Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. What isn’t clear is how long people will be willing to sit in a plane, and what airlines can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots and crew alert....
16:00 2019-08-22

‘Friedkin Uncut’ Review: An Acclaimed Director Accepts Many Compliments In a new documentary, Quentin Tarantino, Willem Dafoe and others genuflect at the altar of William Friedkin, the director behind “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist.”...
16:00 2019-08-22

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

Yankees fail in all the big spots in another loss to A’s OAKLAND, Calif. — They had not come all the way back from an early ditch that J.A. Happ and Chad Green had lowered them into. Yet the Yankees had runners at first and third with one out in the eighth inning and trailing by two runs Wednesday evening against A’s, and DJ LeMahieu and Aaron......
16:00 2019-08-22

iPhone Pro, new iPad and 16-inch MacBook Pro details emerge As usual before the fall, Apple's next batch of products are coming into focus. A Bloomberg report has given us our best glimpse yet at the new hardware, including "Pro" iPhones that'll replace the XS and XS Max, refreshed iPads and iPad Pro models,......
16:39 2019-08-22

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

Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany? With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy....
16:39 2019-08-22

Bundesliga: Build around Philipe Coutinho and Bayern can excel Bayern Munich have been crying out for a new playmaker to excel in the No.10 role. In recent years, Mario Götze and James Rodriguez have failed to truly find their feet but Philippe Coutinho may prove to be the answer....
16:39 2019-08-22

Get paid for a home loan: European lenders turning banking on its head European banks are twisting traditional economics of lending and borrowing to cope with years of sub-zero rates. With more easing expected, the lenders are only going to get more desperate to preserve their profits....
16:39 2019-08-22

Black NYPD Sergeant Who Oversaw Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Loses 20 Vacation Days for Her Role in Deadly Encounter New York City Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis, the only other cop officially implicated in the death of Staten Island dad Eric Garner, will lose 20 days of vacation for the role she played in the deadly police encounter five years ago....
16:39 2019-08-22

AG Barr: 'Nothing' undercuts finding that Epstein killed himself, despite 'irregularities' at jail Epstein's apparent suicide in jail sent shockwaves through the political landscape, allowing a wave of conspiracy theories about a possible murder or cover-up to saturate social media....
16:39 2019-08-22

Cruise ship tour: Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Splendor Carnival Cruise Line's Carnival Splendor is a 3,006-passenger cruise ship that will soon begin full-time cruise service out of Sydney, Australia.       ...
16:39 2019-08-22

Stumbling Global Economies Fan Recession Fears Economic activity was mixed in several major economies in August, according to a set of surveys, findings that will do little to ease concerns that a long global expansion could be coming to an end....
17:00 2019-08-22

Price of Good Economy: More Time Stuck in Traffic Traffic congestion has worsened as the economy improved, with the average auto commuter in 2017 spending around 12 minutes every workday stuck in traffic, according to a report released Thursday....
17:00 2019-08-22

How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior well into adulthood. Here are some tips for understanding and dealing with ...
17:00 2019-08-22

Uganda demands financial records, donor lists of NGOs Non-governmental organizations in Uganda have been told to submit financial information including budgets and donor lists to the authorities, an official told Reuters on Thursday, in a move rights groups said was another attempt to muzzle criticism....
17:00 2019-08-22

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire would get help in rebuilding....
17:00 2019-08-22

Japan foreign minister says South Korea's move 'completely mistaken response' Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Thursday criticized South Korea for terminating an intelligence agreement between the two countries, calling it a "completely mistaken response" and extremely regrettable....
17:00 2019-08-22

Carson Wentz was burdened and in pain. Here's how he left that behind The Eagles QB, who signed an extension this spring, begins Year 4 rejuvenated. Yet the shadows of multiple injuries, critical comments and Nick Foles linger....
17:00 2019-08-22

| Cardiff to host 2020 PRO14 final Former Wales and British and Irish Lions flank Sam Warburton believes Cardiff City Stadium will provide the best possible atmosphere for the 2020 PRO14 final....
17:26 2019-08-22

| Neymar future remains up in air as PSG reject Madrid offer - reports Neymar remains no closer to getting his desired move away from Paris Saint-Germain amid reports Thursday the French club have rejected an offer from Real Madrid....
17:26 2019-08-22

| Alex Mafi pens new Reds deal The Queensland Rugby Union has continued to secure homegrown talent for the future with hooker Alex Mafi re-signing with the Reds for a further three years....
17:26 2019-08-22

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

Superbad, The Ranch, The Politician and More Coming to Netflix in September 2019 September is always a great time to refresh--your Netflix picks, included. As youngsters go back to school, the streaming site is following tradition and dropping a new slate of shows......
17:26 2019-08-22

Claims data points to high-end electric car risks - AXA Electric luxury cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) may be 40% more likely to cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts, possibly because drivers are still getting used to their quick acceleration, French insurer AXA said....
17:26 2019-08-22

UPDATE 2-Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve patients' ability to conduct daily activities such as eating and walking, sending shares down 30%....
17:26 2019-08-22

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies slip as investors await Powell speech Latin American currencies edged lower on Thursday, as investors awaited a speech from the U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell for clarity on interest rate cuts after minutes from the latest meeting dimmed hopes of aggressive easing. After riding a rough week on recession worries, financial ...
17:26 2019-08-22

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

Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
17:26 2019-08-22

UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military A U.N. fact-finding mission says sexual violence by Myanmar’s security forces against the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide...
18:00 2019-08-22

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

Experts say wisdom teeth removal is leading to opioid addiction If you’ve ever had your wisdom teeth removed you know how painful the days immediately following the surgery can be. Over-the-counter painkillers are often not powerful enough to offset the intense aching, and for decades, dentists have prescribed opioid painkillers to keep wisdom teeth patien...
18:00 2019-08-22

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

Extremely Long List: How to Reset Almost Any Popular Gadget The full reset remains a useful troubleshooting tool for if you’re having problems with a gadget. It’s also an essential step to take before you sell or recycle a device. And with cloud syncing and media streaming now the norm, getting everything back up and running is easier than it’s ever been. He...
18:00 2019-08-22

Swastika Ride Shut Down at German Amusement Park After Going Viral on Social Media A new ride at a German amusement park recently raised quite a few eyebrows on social media for its bizarre design. Now the ride, called the Adlerflug or “Eagle’s Flight,” will reportedly be shut down after so many people pointed out the obvious: The ride looks like two giant swastikas.Read more......
18:00 2019-08-22

Politician Says Cattle Prods Should Be Used on Climate Protesters, Gets Suspended From Twitter Australian politician Pauline Hanson has been suspended from Twitter after posting a video earlier this week saying that cattle prods should be used on climate protesters. The suspension, first reported by SBS, will be lifted if she deletes the offending tweet, but Senator Hanson says it’s an exampl...
18:00 2019-08-22

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

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

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

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

Volkswagen to reveal new logo at Frankfurt motor show Current logo has "become a bit heavy" according to Volkswagen's marketing boss Redesigned emblem will arrive alongside the pioneering ID 3 electric hatchback as the firm seeks to rejuvenate its image Volkswagen will unveil a redesigned logo as part of a major rebranding at this year’s Frankfurt m...
18:00 2019-08-22

Promoted | Vauxhall Crossland X: Designed for family life (part 1) With lots of luggage space and clever features that make long journeys easier and more comfortable, Vauxhall’s mid-size SUV is perfect for busy families The Vauxhall Crossland X has been designed to meet the demands of the busiest, most active and adventurous families.  With dual-zone climate contro...
18:00 2019-08-22

Eminem’s publisher sues Spotify for unlicensed streaming Eminem's publisher Eight Mile Style filed a suit in federal court Wednesday alleging that Spotify has streamed the artist's songs without having properly licensed them. "Spotify has not accounted to Eight Mile or paid Eight Mile for these streams but......
18:00 2019-08-22

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
18:26 2019-08-22

Movie theater ad spend is growing faster than all other traditional ad formats — and China dominates Ads shown before movies in theaters are set to generate $4.6 billion in revenue around the world in 2019, a 6.8% increase on last year. China dominates ad spend in cinemas, set to take $1.8 billion in 2019....
18:26 2019-08-22

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

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

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

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

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in East Asia....
18:26 2019-08-22

CORRECTED-U.S. lawmakers say tariffs on EU olive oil pit Trump trade policy against demand U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative's Office not to impose new import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could lead to an olive oil shortage and higher prices in the United States....
18:26 2019-08-22

What a Trump payroll tax cut would actually mean for your wallet President Trump is considering reducing payroll taxes as a way to stimulate the economy. Here's a rundown of what you pay, and how it would affect your wallet....
18:26 2019-08-22

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

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

Andy Murray set for first Challenger Tour appearance in 14 years Former world No1 Andy Murray will play an ATP Challenger event for the first time in 14 years next week after he was today confirmed for the Rafa Nadal Open at the Spaniard's academy in Mallorca, writes Justin Palmer....
18:52 2019-08-22

Android Q is officially named Android 10 Google has announced that Android Q will now come with an all-new, rather boring name: Android 10. This bucks the trend of Android operating systems being named after sweet foods, and marks a change in the naming direction going forward.In fact, the moniker Android 'Q' seems like it has be...
18:52 2019-08-22

Stocks retreat as investors eye Fed's Jackson Hole meet An index of global stock markets slipped on Thursday as investors worried about uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. interest rate cuts even as weak U.S. manufacturing data raised concerns about the health of the world's largest economy....
19:13 2019-08-22

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from its top shareholder, saying it had found new synergies and could cut a planned rights issue to fund the deal....
19:13 2019-08-22

Mediaset files complaint against Vivendi with Italy watchdog Mediaset has filed a complaint with Italy's market watchdog, accusing shareholder Vivendi of leaking information with a view to scuppering its corporate restructuring plans, the Italian broadcaster said on Thursday....
19:13 2019-08-22

Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Organization.However, the United Nations body warned ...
19:13 2019-08-22

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
19:13 2019-08-22

Man accused of upskirting 555 women caught in the act and arrested Police in Madrid arrested a 53-year-old man accused of recording intimate videos of more than 500 women without their consent before posting the footage on porn sites....
19:13 2019-08-22

ITF postpones Pakistan-India Davis Cup series The International Tennis Federation has postponed next month's Davis Cup series between India and Pakistan because of the recent political tension over the disputed territory of Kashmir        ...
19:13 2019-08-22

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

Jorge Lorenzo had MotoGP and Honda "doubts" during injury layoff Jorge Lorenzo admits the two big June crashes that had left him with an injured back created "doubts" and affected his "commitment" to his current MotoGP programme with Honda...
19:39 2019-08-22

Johann Zarco feared MotoGP career failure if he stayed at KTM Johann Zarco felt that continuing with KTM for the 2020 MotoGP season without any improvements would have meant that he "failed" in his career, so preferred to leave...
19:39 2019-08-22

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

Country singer Drake White opens up about brain condition after near-collapse onstage Country singer Drake White opened up about having a brain condition that disrupts blood flow after he nearly collapsed onstage last week.        ...
19:39 2019-08-22

Quentin Tarantino, 56, is expecting his first child with wife Daniella Pick Quentin Tarantino is going to be telling a whole new brand of “Once upon a time” tale – the bedtime-story kind. He's expecting his first child.        ...
19:39 2019-08-22

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

Ronda Rousey reveals grisly details of how she nearly lost her finger No one should ever doubt Ronda Rousey’s toughness. The UFC and WWE star revealed the details of how she nearly lost her left middle finger in a crazy accident while filming a scene for the television show “9-1-1” in Mexico. “First take of the day, all I had to do was pretty m...
20:26 2019-08-22

Cowboys’ Stephen Jones fires new shot in scorching Ezekiel Elliott feud The jabs continue as Ezekiel Elliott’s holdout drags on. One day, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is taking a shot at Elliott, the next Elliott’s agent is returning fire, and now team COO Stephen Jones, Jerry’s son, has responded. “I have a lot of respect for most agents. I really do,” he told...
20:26 2019-08-22

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

Meet Thatcher Wine: the 'celebrity bibliophile' you didn't know you needed He sounds like a Brexit party candidate. In fact, he is the latest mind-body-spirit magnate gifted to us by Gwyneth PaltrowImportant news: we have been gifted a new curator by mind-body-spirit magnate Gwyneth Paltrow. Of course, even that is too limiting an epithet. Gwyneth is, if you will, a curato...
20:26 2019-08-22

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

Reporter testing the 'availability of guns at Walmart' fails background check Hayley Peterson, a senior correspondent for Business Insider, investigated "the availability of guns at Walmart" by attempting to purchase a firearm but was unable to buy a gun after failing a background check....
20:26 2019-08-22

Penalty palaver, Neymar and strife at Bolton and Bury – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss penalty rock-paper-scissors, strife at Bury and Bolton, the return of Serie A, Neymar’s movements and breaking news from the NetherlandsJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days of...
20:52 2019-08-22

Walter Tull: football's hidden pioneer whose story everyone should know One of the first black professional players is too little celebrated and a trip to his ancestral home in Barbados was eye-openingWalter Tull. It’s a name every player and football fan should know. But in reality, few know the story of this incredible man and his contribution to society and the game....
20:52 2019-08-22

Enable wins Yorkshire Oaks to extend winning streak to 12 races Enable wins 10th Group One race of her careerMare will now head to the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in ParisEmotion has taken hold of Frankie Dettori in many ways over the years, from the famous flying dismount to the fist-pumping, camera-kissing euphoria that followed his second Derby win in 2015. But...
20:52 2019-08-22

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

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

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

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

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

New 'Pro' iPhones to sport 'upgraded camera and Face ID' Two new iPhone handsets due to be unveiled by Apple next month will be pitched as MacBook-style "pro" models with an upgraded triple-lens camera and improved facial recognition, according to a report....
20:52 2019-08-22

Some Colo. schools stocking kitty litter bucket emergency bathrooms for lockdowns In case of a school lockdown, some Colorado classrooms will have “go buckets” if students need to use the bathroom while hiding from a threat.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

'A burger, a coffee, whatever': Food-delivery robots may soon roll up to Purdue's campus A company wants to bring cooler-size robots to deliver food on Purdue's campus. A West Lafayette board had several questions.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

AP Top Stories August 21 P Here are the top stories for Wed., August 21st: Trump takes swipe at Danish prime minister; Trump moves to forgive student debt of disabled vets; DHS announces plans to end limits on child detention; Czechs protest, remember 1969 Soviet invasion.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

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

Hyundai Teases New EV Concept Called『45』And Yes Those Things Are Part Of The Name Prior to its official introduction at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, Hyundai teased the rear of their new electric vehicle concept, complete with a nice big band of animated dot-matrix taillight goodness. The car is called 『45』 and it seems like those two bracket things are part of the concept...
20:52 2019-08-22

Nations approve greater protections for world giraffe population Parties voted Thursday at the World Wildlife Conference in Switzerland to limit giraffe parts international trade to help protect the species from extinction....
21:13 2019-08-22

Britain answers China claim consulate employee engaged prostitutes China's latest claim a British consulate officer is being detained in the mainland for "soliciting prostitutes" is being met with demands for more information....
21:13 2019-08-22

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

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

How much does the tooth fairy pay for a lost tooth? It may depend on what's in your wallet In 2018, the tooth fairy paid an average of $3.70 per tooth – a 43-cent decline from the previous year's average of $4.13.       ...
21:13 2019-08-22

New CBO report estimates US budget deficit will be more than $1 trillion by 2020 Increased spending and decreased tax revenue will put the deficit at "its highest level since just after World War II," the CBO says.       ...
21:13 2019-08-22

Ford dealership gives new Escape to husband of El Paso shooting victim Casa Ford-Lincoln donated the vehicle to replace one stolen shortly after the funeral of Margie Reckard, whose husband invited the public to attend because the couple had no nearby family....
21:39 2019-08-22

Hunter’s bones turned to ‘mush’ after alligator attacked him Justin Perchalski was taking part in a night hunt at a swamp near his home in Palm Bay, Florida, when an alligator tried to drag him out of his boat and into the water....
21:39 2019-08-22

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

'Perhaps they are the two top favourites' - Contador tips Roglic and Lopez for Vuelta "Cycling legend and Eurosport expert Alberto Contador says it\u0027s tough to pick a winner for the forthcoming Vuelta a Espana - but thinks Primoz Roglic and Miguel Angel Lopez will be right at the front."...
21:39 2019-08-22

Awesome Archer gives England advantage in third Test "Jofra Archer\u0027s first five-wicket haul in Test cricket put England in command on a weather-affected opening day of the third Ashes test at Headingley on Thursday as they bowled Australia out for 179."...
21:39 2019-08-22

Blazin' Saddles: La Vuelta a Espana - 7 key stages of the 2019 race "Starting with a team time trial in Torrevieja and finishing in Madrid with a showpiece circuit race in the Spanish capital, the 2019 Vuelta a Espana is a tough, persistently hill affair. Here\u0027s a closer look at seven of the key stages where the battle for red will be won and lost."...
21:39 2019-08-22

Here’s what you need to know about Trump’s suit to keep his finances secret The case is part of an escalating fight between Trump and congressional Democrats over the president’s financial records. Here's what you need to know....
21:39 2019-08-22

How Sudan’s Army Will Share Power Following Violence It took months of mass protests and cost scores of lives, but Sudan is edging closer to what opponents of ousted President Omar al-Bashir demanded when they first went to the streets last year. Bashir, who brutally crushed dissent during his 30-year rule, was pushed out in April by his erstwhile all...
21:39 2019-08-22

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

Images of stars on social media 'risk fuelling copycat cosmetic procedures' Looking at images of cosmetically enhanced celebrities on social media risks encouraging young women to have similar procedures, according to a scientific study....
22:00 2019-08-22

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

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

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

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News as contributor NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network a...
22:00 2019-08-22

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Charles Ryan was named as the 28th fire chief of TFD after he was interviewed by city staff, a fire serv...
22:00 2019-08-22

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

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

ADOT: Computer service restored to MVD offices Motor Vehicle Division offices are now open for business after having a statewide computer outage on Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the outage affected all MVD offices across the state, including those in the Tucson area. ADOT officials say the outage was resolved Wedn...
22:00 2019-08-22

Mountain lion bites Colorado boy, 8, on head, injuries 'serious,' wildlife officials say An eight-year-old boy in Colorado suffered "serious" injuries Wednesday night after a mountain lion bit him on the head in his backyard, officials said....
22:26 2019-08-22

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

‘I-95 killer’ who targeted gay men along busy corridor set to die Thursday A mass murderer known as the “I-95 killer,” who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- along the busy travel corridor, is set to be executed in Florida later Thursday....
22:26 2019-08-22

Over half of NYC kids can’t handle basic English, math on state tests More than half of city school kids still can’t handle basic math or English, even though this year’s state exams scores ticked up slightly, according to state data released Thursday. While state officials lauded scoring increases, only 47.4 percent of city students in grades 3 to 8 score...
22:26 2019-08-22

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

Famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara is back open for business The dough is flying again at Di Fara. The iconic Brooklyn pizza joint reopened Thursday — after owners of the legendary, 54-year-old eatery said they worked out a payment plan to settle an unpaid $167,000 tax bill that led the state to shutter the business earlier this week. Margaret DeMarco-Mieles,...
22:26 2019-08-22

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

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

Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire? The Amazon rainforest is burning at an alarming rate, with tens of thousands of fires laying waste to the world's largest tropical rainforest.        ...
22:52 2019-08-22

Could You Endure 20 Hours In Coach? Qantas Plans To Find Out The world’s longest commercial flight is 9,534 miles from Newark to Singapore and takes anywhere from 15 to 19 hours depending on winds. Nineteen hours is a long time to spend anywhere consecutively other than a womb or a grave, both of which provide more legroom than coach, but Australian airline Q...
22:52 2019-08-22

Overstock CEO resigns after his 'deep state' comments sparked stock selloff The outspoken CEO of online home goods retailer Overstock.com resigned Thursday, days after he issued a press release entitled "Comments on Deep State" that claimed he helped the FBI carry out "political espionage."...
22:52 2019-08-22

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigration policies....
23:13 2019-08-22

Watch: New trailer for 'Motherless Brooklyn' written, directed by and starring Edward Norton Warner Brothers released a trailer for Edward Norton's movie "Motherless Brooklyn." Norton wrote, directed and stars with Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Kenneth Williams, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe....
23:13 2019-08-22

Meet Hollywood’s Go-To Watch Stylist Jeanne Yang's day job is dressing the world's coolest celebrities. But she's also become a celebrity watch whisperer, putting unorthodox timepieces in not-so-obvious places....
23:13 2019-08-22

Mustaches: Not Just for Movember Anymore Since its heyday in the later 1960s and ’70s, the mustache has waned in favor of the beard. But a new generation of men like Midland’s Mark Wystrach is changing that—and not just as a novelty move....
23:39 2019-08-22

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
23:39 2019-08-22

How We Chose the 2019 World’s Greatest Places How does one measure the greatness of a place—in miles covered, dollars spent, or visitors captivated? Such metrics can play a part, but also important is something that many travelers aspire to experience: the sense that one has stumbled upon the extraordinary. To compile our second annual li...
23:39 2019-08-22

Volatile Politics Rattle the Global Economy The economic warning signs are flashing yellow. In Germany, the U.K., Italy, Brazil and Mexico, growth has stalled. In Japan, business confidence has turned negative for the first time since 2013. China’s industrial output is growing at its slowest pace in 17 years. An inverted yield curve has...
23:39 2019-08-22

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. efforts to bolster mutual security cooperation with two of its most important allies in the Asian region...
23:39 2019-08-22

It's still a 'two-horse race' for Project Sunrise planes: Qantas Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, says ultra-long haul trial flights from New York or London to Sydney will help the company to test out fatigue risk management and develop the case for Project Sunrise....
00:00 2019-08-23

Splunk acquires SignalFX in largest acquisition to date Splunk has announced that it will acquire the cloud monitoring company SignalFX for $1.05bn, in its largest acquisition to date.According to Splunk's CEO Doug Merritt, the purchase will enable the company to provide its customers with a single data platform capable of monitoring cloud-native in...
00:00 2019-08-23

AG: Tucson man voted twice in 2016 election TUCSON – A Tucson man has been charged with illegally voting in the 2016 election, according to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office. Randy Allen Jumper, 61, voted in Pima County after voting in Washoe County, Nevada, according to the AG’s office. Jumper signed a declaration stating, “I am a regi...
00:00 2019-08-23

Canada opposes Russia's return to G8: Freeland The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the group of leading industrialized nations formerly known as the Group of Eight, a move U.S President Donald Trump has said should be considered, Canada's foreign minister said on Thursday....
00:00 2019-08-23

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe's latest failure to deal with African migration....
00:00 2019-08-23

Big Telecom, Every U.S. State Vow to End America's Robocall Hell Twelve major phones companies and the attorneys general of every state in the U.S. announced a plan on Thursday intended not only to stem the flood of illegal robocalls that have forced many Americans to stop answering their phones, but aid law enforcement in hunting down the soulless ghouls respons...
00:26 2019-08-23

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

Looking For a Smartwatch or Fitness Tracker? These Are the Best You Can Buy Smartwatches, fitness trackers, and even jewelry—if it’s technology you can wear, we’ve reviewed it. Whether you’re an Apple diehard or you stan for Android, these are the wearables you should bother with.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-23

Google's Dessert Theme Meets Bittersweet End as Android Q Officially Becomes Android 10 After more than a decade of sugary monikers, Google is finally ending Android’s dessert-themed naming scheme now that Android Q has officially become Android 10. Read more......
00:26 2019-08-23

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

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

Pokkén Tournament Players Make Scrapbook To Thank Lead Designer Today’s top news from Being Nice magazine: a group of competitive Pokken Tournament players gave one of the games’ developers a handwritten book, thanking him for his hard work. Aww!...
00:26 2019-08-23

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me and Jason on this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscre...
00:26 2019-08-23

Just like last week, this week I (Tim Rogers) am teaching Jason Schreier (and you!) Just like last week, this week I (Tim Rogers) am teaching Jason Schreier (and you!) Japanese over on our Twitch channel. My teaching method involves forcing him to read every text box out loud. You, too, can do something out loud—in our chat!...
00:26 2019-08-23

Babe Laufenberg's son Luke dies of cancer at 21 Luke Laufenberg, the son of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg and a tight end at UTEP, has died after a nearly two-year battle with cancer. He was 21....
00:52 2019-08-23

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

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

Michael Jackson’s former publicist sets up foundation to heal icon’s legacy “I don’t think any of us has been a greater victim than Michael Jackson,” publicist Raymone Bain said at a press conference in a glitzy DC hotel ballroom that bellowed with the accused child molester's music....
00:52 2019-08-23

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Andrew Yang’s Bipartisan Bet Mr. Yang is no fan of the president. But his coalition includes conservatives who see nonpartisan logic in his message about automation and job loss....
01:13 2019-08-23

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ review: Weird, but in a good way I have to suspect that, back in 2011 when the original Galaxy Note was released, not even Samsung knew it would become as popular as it did. By the standards of the time, the Note and its 5.3-inch screen were massive, and styluses were considered......
01:13 2019-08-23

How to 'Refresh' Your PC When Windows Says There's a Problem Windows has a propensity to accrue digital dust and grime that can bog down the system, and reinstalling the operating system is a nice catch-all cure for anything that ails it....
01:13 2019-08-23

How to Delete an Instagram Message You Sent by Accident A few weeks ago I attended a music festival with some friends. At some point, I was scrolling through Instagram Stories and then put my phone in my pocket. When I took it out a little while later I realized that I had apparently sent DMs to a number of my friends with an image of another friend’s pl...
01:13 2019-08-23

Nathan Patterson, fan who signed with A's, gives up three runs in second minor league outing The 23-year-old right-hander started the game for the Athletics and found some trouble in the first inning.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

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

John Elway reveals Dupuytren's contracture diagnosis, promotes awareness for hand condition John Elway is part of a national awareness campaign for Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that prevents curled fingers from being straightened.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Member of 'Miracle on Ice' team Mark Pavelich faces charges after allegedly attacking neighbor with pole Former NHL player and 1980 U.S. Hockey gold medalist Mark Pavelich faces four felony charges after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Serena Williams, chair umpire Carlos Ramos to be kept apart at this year's U.S. Open After last year's contentious U.S. Open final, chair umpire Carlos Ramos won't work any matches involving either Serena or Venus Williams this year.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

How Jets' Le'Veon Bell is prepping for real games: Getting the defense angry in practice New York Jets running back Le’Veon Bell is doing everything he can to make sure he is ready for his return to football after a year away.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Astros block Free Press from Justin Verlander’s postgame media session The Houston Astros blocked the Detroit Free Press from interviewing Justin Verlander following the team's loss to the Tigers on Wednesday.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Rays 2B Brandon Lowe likely done for the year Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe suffered a quad injury during a rehabilitation assignment and likely will miss the rest of the season       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Hendricks, Cubs edge Giants 1-0 for 5th straight win Kyle Hendricks pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs won despite getting only two hits, edging the San Francisco Giants 1-0 for their fifth straight victory       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Little Leaguers design cleats for MLB stars Players in the Little League World Series designed cleats for some stars to wear for MLB Players' Weekend.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

$1 million worth of cocaine found in banana box shipments at Washington Safeway stores, police say Authorities in Washington state have opened an investigation after employees at three Safeway stores reported finding more than $1 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas....
01:13 2019-08-23

Detroit man charged with murder in death of girl, 9, who was killed by pit bulls A Michigan man is facing murder charges after his three dogs brutally attacked and killed a 9-year-old girl in Detroit earlier this week, according to Thursday reports....
01:13 2019-08-23

Jeffrey Epstein had painting of girl lying with big cat at New Mexico home, in latest odd art reveal Odd and often creepy details continue to surface in the aftermath of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, giving a glimpse of the twisted extravagance that was a staple of his life -- right down to the art he chose to display on his walls....
01:13 2019-08-23

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to disrupt these groups and, hopefully, eradicate them...
01:39 2019-08-23

Watch: Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flightless bird....
01:39 2019-08-23

Inside Giada De Laurentiis' $30 Million Empire Giada De Laurentiis had no intention of entering into the family business of show. By now, it's hard to imagine the Italian-born granddaughter of famed film producer Dino De......
01:39 2019-08-23

MTV VMAs 2019 Seating Chart Revealed With Taylor Swift, Cardi B and More Celebs We're just days away from the 2019 MTV VMAs! Superstars Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes are all set to take the stage at the award show, airing on Monday, Aug. 26. Now......
01:39 2019-08-23

Watch Willa Ford's Jaw Drop After Two Troubling Updates from Flip It Like Disick Boss Scott Disick The Flip It Like Disick team is in crisis mode. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, Scott Disick and Benny Luciano give Willa Ford the troubling updates regarding......
01:39 2019-08-23

SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. markets regulator said on Thursday....
01:39 2019-08-23

Salesforce sees higher quarterly, FY revenue; shares rise 7% Salesforce.com Inc forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it benefits from acquisitions and more companies opting for its cloud-based services, sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
01:39 2019-08-23

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

Indian Packaged Food And Drinks Unhealthiest Among 12 Countries The survey conducted by George Institute for Global Health ranked Indian packaged food products lowest among the various food items analysed. Packaged foods from the UK were found to be healthiest,......
02:00 2019-08-23

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

Back-to-school products you should never buy at Target Target is one of the most popular stores for back-to-school shopping — but skip these items or you'll be wasting money!       ...
02:00 2019-08-23

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

Keep calm and trust in free-market democracy: Hong Kong shows how America can defeat China In our globalized economy, highly mobile capital works in favor of investors and consumers who value democratic protections. That dooms China's authoritarian model unless Beijing can force the world to submit to its peculiar form of feudal mercantilism....
02:00 2019-08-23

Brazil says it is target of smear campaign over role in Amazon fires Onyx Lorenzoni, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, accused European countries of exaggerating environmental problems in Brazil in order to disrupt its commercial interests....
02:00 2019-08-23

Ex-president cronies tried to break him out of jail in Sudan Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial on Monday, against a backdrop of heightened security following a failed attempt to break him out of prison, CNN has learned....
02:00 2019-08-23

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

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
02:00 2019-08-23

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
02:00 2019-08-23

NYPD cop tried to collect insurance on ‘stolen’ BMW that was found torched An NYPD cop tried to collect insurance money on a BMW he said was stolen — but was busted for fraud when it turned out the car had gone up in flames two days before the officer claimed it went missing, prosecutors said Thursday. Officer Kirk Peddie, 43, was arrested Thursday morning and charge...
02:26 2019-08-23

Meet "The Fridge," Who Is Like "The Freeze" But Larger And More Cunning Everyone loves “The Freeze,” the masked sprinter who makes a living humiliating amateur athletes at Braves games, but there is a similar hero plying his trade at Gwinnett Stripers games, and he is quite the specimen....
02:26 2019-08-23

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

Harvey Weinstein: Grand jury issues new indictment in sex-crimes case There's a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein but it's sealed. He's to be arraigned, again, on Aug. 26.        ...
02:26 2019-08-23

Harry & Meghan ignore 'eco-hypocrite' furor, fire up another do-good post on Instagram Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan carry on with charity work as tabloid uproar swirls over their private jet travels.        ...
02:26 2019-08-23

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

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

|Cadrecover:ANCannouncesfuneralplanformembers,supporters The governing party is planning to launch its own funeral policy scheme designed to benefit its members in good standing, as well as its millions of supporters, ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile has said....
02:52 2019-08-23

|Ramaphosa:TheNPAmustprosecuteVBSMutualBanklooters,notme President Cyril Ramaphosa said he knows there is growing impatience across the nation for justice to be administered on those behind the looting of VBS Mutual Bank....
02:52 2019-08-23

10 disgusting things in your home—and what to do about them Even the tidiest among us could be neglecting some pretty gross stuff—the type of stuff that's right there under our noses. Here are some of the worst offenders.       ...
02:52 2019-08-23

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

‘Bagel Boss’ Chris Morgan gets slapped in face by Lenny Dykstra That’s a low blow! Tempers boiled over Thursday in Philadelphia when troubled Mets great Lenny Dykstra met his future boxing opponent — woman-hating “Bagel Boss” guy Chris Morgan. The pint-sized brawler from Long Island went to shake Dykstra’s hand — but got slapp...
02:52 2019-08-23

Ex-porn star Jenni Lee found living homeless in Las Vegas tunnel A down-on-her-luck porn star has been found living in a massive tunnel that stretches for miles underneath the Las Vegas Strip. The filthy, gaunt-looking woman — identified in reports as former X-rated actress Jenni Lee — was discovered by a Dutch TV crew while interviewing some of the h...
02:52 2019-08-23

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

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

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday held marathon one-on-one meeting during which they reviewed the entire gamut of the dynamic and multi-faceted relationship......
03:13 2019-08-23

Santigold on living the legend of Afropunk: ‘I feel like an OG’ Santigold is back in Brooklyn to perform with her people — and her fellow punk rockers. The 14th annual Afropunk festival closes out the summer at Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park this weekend, with more than 50 other acts scheduled to perform, including Jill Scott, Leon Bridges and FKA twigs. The...
03:39 2019-08-23

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

We're Building Schools to Give Kids Places to Hide During Mass Shootings Now This is the future we live in now: Congress and President Trump won’t do shit about stopping mass shootings, so school districts are taking matters into their own hands, with one Michigan district reverse engineering the expansion of its high school to protect its students better than the government...
03:39 2019-08-23

My Idea: Replace Sean Spicer With Me on Dancing With the Stars Former paid liar Sean Spicer is going to be on Dancing With the Stars, and a lot of people—including the show’s host and ABC staffers—are understandably unhappy about it....
03:39 2019-08-23

Where's Luke? Who's Keri Russell playing? Every 'Star Wars' question we need answered at D23 D23, Disney's fan convention, arrives this weekend with a new look at 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.' Here's what you need to know.        ...
04:00 2019-08-23

Wolves close in on Europa League place with hard-fought victory at Torino • Torino 2-3 Wolves• De Silvestri 61, Belotti 89pen; Bremer 43og, Jota 59, Jiménez 72Nuno Espírito Santo has warned Wolves’ place in the Europa League group stage is far from secure, despite winning at Torino.Wolves will welcome the Serie A side to Molineux next Thursday with an advantage carved out...
04:00 2019-08-23

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

Jofra Archer ‘over the moon’ after six-wicket haul in third Ashes Test • Fast bowler’s six for 45 rips apart Australia at Headingley• David Warner salutes Archer’s ‘incredible Test bowling’Jofra Archer was delighted to prove he is more than just pace after a skilful six-wicket showing that sliced through Australia’s batting and left England on the front foot in the thi...
04:00 2019-08-23

Europa League: Wolves, Celtic and Linfield all triumph – as it happened Wolves impressed with a fine 3-2 win at Torino, Linfield stunned Qarabag by the same scoreline and Celtic overcame AIK 2-0, while Rangers held Legia Warsaw to a goalless away draw 10.31pm BST Here is a roundup ... Related: Europa League roundup: Celtic and Linfield win; Rangers draw in Poland 10.05...
04:00 2019-08-23

Google Disables YouTube Channels It Linked to Hong Kong Influence Operation Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
04:00 2019-08-23

North Korea says it is ready for confrontation or dialogue with U.S. Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
04:00 2019-08-23

FAA to invite pilots from across the globe for Boeing 737 MAX simulator tests Boeing Co's latest 737 narrow-body model, the MAX, was grounded worldwide in March after two crashes within five months in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people....
04:00 2019-08-23

Serena and Sharapova in first-round match at U.S. Open Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will have their first ever clash at Flushing Meadows at the U.S. Open next week after being drawn against each other in the first round....
04:26 2019-08-23

Russia's world high jump champion calls out suspended federation Russian high jumper Maria Lasitskene has taken the rare step of publicly criticizing her country's suspended athletics federation for what she says is a lack of progress toward reinstatement four years into a doping scandal....
04:26 2019-08-23

Paire survives Humbert scare to reach Winston-Salem quarters Top seeded Frenchman Benoit Paire saved a match point and then fought back to beat compatriot Ugo Humbert 3-6 7-6(2) 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-08-23

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that would have dedicated one of the 12 Democratic debate...
04:26 2019-08-23

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

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

Boris Johnson should call the DUP’s bluff and create a border in the Irish Sea | Simon Jenkins Only a separate, soft-Brexit status for Northern Ireland can resolve the backstop conundrumAs Boris Johnson journeyed back from this week’s desperate trip to Germany and France, he might have reflected on his hero Churchill and those “dreary steeples of Fermanagh and Tyrone.” Somehow those totems of...
04:26 2019-08-23

Why we should all head to the park – the greener the better | Alex Clark When a friend came to see me just before she died, we went to the nearest green space. Now a study suggests we’re all happier outsideThe last photograph I have of a friend was taken a few days before her death, when she had mounted a brief escape from the drudgery of hospital life and come to London...
04:26 2019-08-23

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep divisions between African nations with opposing vie...
04:26 2019-08-23

Town near Barcelona uses wolf urine to keep wild boar away Lack of rain may be forcing animals to seek food from rubbish bins in AiguafredaA small town outside Barcelona is using wolf urine to deter wild boar that have been coming in from the surrounding countryside.After trying a variety of deterrents, the town council of Aiguafreda has agreed, in associat...
04:26 2019-08-23

Lenny Kravitz is still ripped, rocking and ‘letting love rule’ It’s been 30 years since Lenny Kravitz first introduced his flower-child rock with “Let Love Rule,” his debut album released on Sept. 6, 1989. But the New York native is still always on the run: After “representing” at the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday at the Prudential Center — where he’ll be up...
04:52 2019-08-23

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

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio and Ariana Grande joined an international ch...
04:52 2019-08-23

Diocese of Brooklyn hit with wave of Child Victims Act suits Two more alleged victims came forward on Thursday with decades-old accusations against the Diocese of Brooklyn that they suffered sexual abuse by clergy and other church employees when they were children. The two accusers filed suit in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday, the latest in a wave of sex ...
05:13 2019-08-23

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

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

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

Post office to be named for man who saved people during mass shooting On May 31, a disgruntled employee opened fire at Virginia Beach municipal center, and now a man who was hailed a hero for saving lives in the mass shooting has been honored....
05:39 2019-08-23

Ormsby leads Scandinavian Invitation after opening-round 62 Wade Ormsby holed a 4-iron from 196 yards for eagle on his way to shooting a bogey-free, 8-under 62 at the Scandinavian Invitation, giving him the first-round lead in the European Tour event        ...
06:00 2019-08-23

Samsung enlists controversial influencer for its weird anti-iMessage promotion I’ve always felt that the color of text message bubbles on our phones attracts an inordinate amount of attention in the world today, though I know there are plenty of people out there who get hot under the collar when a green text message bubble from an Android device user breaks up a blue iMe...
06:00 2019-08-23

Spotify matches Apple Music with a three-month free trial of Premium Spotify remains the biggest music streaming service on the planet, but, at least in the United States, Apple Music is hot on its tail. One of the reasons why Apple was able to grow its market share so quickly was undoubtedly the three-month free trial that Apple opened up to iOS users when the servi...
06:00 2019-08-23

Jets already were planning for Brandon Copeland suspension Jets coach Adam Gase is dealing with the loss of another player after the NFL handed down a four-game suspension to linebacker Brandon Copeland this week. Gase and the team have known this was a possibility and have been rotating players at outside linebacker in training camp, but the official word ...
06:26 2019-08-23

Carlos Beltran wants Pete Alonso to break his Mets homer mark Carlos Beltran won’t be sad to see the record he shares fall. In fact, the former Mets outfielder will be thrilled when Pete Alonso sets a new franchise mark for most home runs in a single season. “I love to see guys breaking records and setting higher standards for generations to come,” Beltran tol...
06:26 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests as activists target airport Hong Kong is bracing for further anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of the city's international airport this weekend, as authorities warn against acts that could disrupt travel operations....
06:26 2019-08-23

Japanese shares edge up, defence sector gains on strained S.Korea ties Japanese stocks edged higher on Friday, drawing support from U.S. markets, with investors eyeing a speech later in the global day from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for any clue on further easing in U.S. interest rates....
06:26 2019-08-23

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

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

Bernie Sanders Releases $16 Trillion Climate Plan That Declares Issue a National Emergency (PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050 and declare climate change a national emergency. While ...
06:26 2019-08-23

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

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a unique purpose: to reintroduce himself to his cons...
06:26 2019-08-23

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

East Africa’s forgotten slave trade Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert and Indian Ocean. Experts say it is time for this to be discussed more openly....
06:52 2019-08-23

Number of EU citizens coming to UK for jobs halves since 2016 Brexit vote The number of EU citizens moving to this country for jobs has halved since the Brexit referendum despite continuing levels of high overall net migration, official figures revealed today....
06:52 2019-08-23

Inmate violence up 50 per cent at London prison Wormwood Scrubs The number of assaults has risen sharply at a London prison involved in a flagship government violence-reduction project, the Ministry of Justice admitted today....
06:52 2019-08-23

The Londoner: C4 Byrne scorches Boris and Corbyn C4 news chief suggests deploying the Queen as a journalist | Caroline Lucas on her all female cabinet | Gwyneth Paltrow's book curator | Humphrys and Cameron to talk again | Tobias Ellwood's messy new office...
06:52 2019-08-23

Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", and that the industry has grown responsibly....
06:52 2019-08-23

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversight of hardware and software from China....
07:13 2019-08-23

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

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

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

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

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

GMC Packs The Sierra Full Of Cameras To Make Towing So Much Easier The new GMC Sierra has 15 different camera views available to help you see out, behind, above, around, and behind any cargo you might have in the bed, or trailer you might be towing. This afternoon I hopped into the driver’s seat and tested out a few different towing options, including the new 2020 ...
08:00 2019-08-23

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

What happens when you lose your virginity? Many people feel nervous about having sex for the first time, but knowing what might happen can help a person prepare, emotionally and physically, to lose their virginity. Read on to learn more....
08:00 2019-08-23

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

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

Hyundai Ioniq Hyundai's version of the modern eco-car debuted for the 2018 model year and is ready for its first freshening, which may be unveiled as early as November at the Los Angeles Auto Show....
08:26 2019-08-23

Omarosa predicts Trump will 'insert himself' to help Sean Spicer win 'Dancing With the Stars' Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman suggested that President Trump will actively help his former press secretary Sean Spicer in the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars."...
08:26 2019-08-23

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

Michigan priest charged with binding boy in plastic, leaving him in closet A Catholic priest in Michigan wrapped a teen boy in plastic and tape and kept him in a church janitor's closet against his will for more than an hour, investigators said Thursday....
08:52 2019-08-23

Hong Kong accountants join protests, but they're 'civilized and calm' Accountants in Hong Kong took to the streets on Friday to call for the government to accept five demands of the people, including the complete withdrawal of a now-suspended extradition bill....
08:52 2019-08-23

|DespitegoodrainfallsintheWesternCape,agri-productionnotyetoutofthewoods-economists Although dam levels in Cape Town are, on average, more than 60% full after a season of good rainfall, additional rain is still necessary to ensure improved harvests, says agricultural economist Wandile Sihlobo....
08:52 2019-08-23

What Is Vegan Leather, and Should You Be Wearing It? Environmentally conscious consumers are fretting about not just what they eat. Some have started to shun clothes and other products made from animal hides, opting instead for synthetic and natural alternatives. Collectively these have become known as vegan leather. Even Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. will o...
09:13 2019-08-23

India increases restrictions in Kashmir ahead of separatist call for protests Authorities in the main city of Indian Kashmir tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a U.N. office, with streets bristling with paramilitary personnel and some blocked by checkpoints....
09:13 2019-08-23

Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for Hong Kong staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city's British Consulate was confirmed to have been detained in China....
09:13 2019-08-23

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea....
09:13 2019-08-23

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to work to rebuild trust....
09:13 2019-08-23

Qantas Testing The New World's Longest Flight: 19 Hours In The Air Qantas Airways wants to fly passengers from Sydney to New York and London without stopping. But first, the Australian airline needs to make sure travelers can handle the trip....
09:13 2019-08-23

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

China Demands Huawei Official Be Freed After Canada Vows To Not Back Down China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou....
09:13 2019-08-23

N4T Investigators: Dispensary debate TUCSON – Tom Cox is a devout Buddhist but also an innocent bystander in a dispensary debate. Cox’s East Lester street home is adorned with Buddhist decorations. It’s also the focus of a flyer recently mailed to residents calling Cox’s home a church. Cox considers his home a c...
09:39 2019-08-23