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At a press conference held just moments after her win, the 25-year-old told media how excited she is for the Sandton apartment which will be hers, rent-free, for the duration of her reign....

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Woman's Photoshoot On A Train Is Viral And People Love Her Confidence Jessica George was riding the New York subway when fellow passenger Ben Yahr spotted her whipping out her phone, setting it to self-timer and having a glamorous photoshoot right then and there....
03:52 2019-08-22

Horrifying Video Shows Alligator Climbing Fence At Military Base A horrifying video that is going viral online shows a huge alligator scaling a fence to enter the military base of Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida....
03:52 2019-08-22

‘Stranger Things’ fans flock to grocery store from famous ‘Eggo’ scene Fans like to re-create the Eggo scene onsite, and some even ask the store's manager to play the baffled employee and chase them out of the store. He usually obliges....
04:13 2019-08-22

Endangered Florida panthers suffering from mysterious, crippling illness Mystery surrounds what’s crippling panthers in Florida after footage showed some of the beasts struggling to walk. Wildlife experts from the southern state have confirmed at least nine are known to have developed problems moving about — but many more could be afflicted. The endangered an...
04:13 2019-08-22

Pentagon Ends Boeing's "Kill Vehicle" Contract, Cites Technical Problems The US Defense Department said on Wednesday it is cancelling a Boeing Co contract for a "kill vehicle" due to technical design problems after spending $1.2 billion on the project....
04:13 2019-08-22

Spain issues international alert as listeria cases hit 150 Spain's health ministry issued an international alert over the country's biggest ever listeriosis outbreak on Wednesday as the number of people affected rose to 150, including one fatality....
04:13 2019-08-22

Apple downgrade not because of China tariff risk, says analyst An analyst from Rosenblatt Securities told CNBC on Wednesday that the firm downgraded Apple not because of China tariffs but for reasons relating to Apple's slow growth in production sales and 5G networks....
04:13 2019-08-22

Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency Steam is no longer accepting the Argentinian peso currency as the country deals with economic uncertainity and potential default on its IMF debt.Read More...
04:13 2019-08-22

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

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 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

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

Porn bots are now storming Twitter's trending topics Instagram isn't the only social media app being invaded by porn bots. Now they're on Twitter, too. For the past few days, as I was scrolling through Twitter's trending section, I noticed a number of accounts showing similar behavior as the bots that......
04:13 2019-08-22

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

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

Why Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor Is at Odds With Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix Lisa Vanderpump's family of SUR-vers is struggling to keep their close bond intact. Now that production has officially wrapped on Season 8 of Vanderpump Rules, sources are sharing......
04:13 2019-08-22

Championship roundup: Eddie Nketiah pounces to put Leeds back on top • On-loan Arsenal striker strikes late to sink Brentford• Swansea win again as Charlton are held by ForestEddie Nketiah is already making an impact at Leeds, the on-loan Arsenal striker scoring his second goal for the club to seal a 1-0 home win over Brentford and take them back to the top of the Ch...
04:39 2019-08-22

Liverpool’s attacking verve will test validity of Arsenal’s positive start | Paul Wilson The only sides to win both Premier League games so far meet on Saturday at Anfield, where Arsenal have a terrible recent record they can only improve onBurnley should feel flattered. After giving their usual feisty performance at the Emirates last weekend and slipping to the inevitable narrow defeat...
04:39 2019-08-22

Ben Te’o signs for Toulon, effectively ending England career • Te’o omitted from World Cup squad after training altercation• Move to France rules out call-up in event of injuryBen Te’o has effectively brought an end to his England career by signing for Toulon on a short-term contract, having been left out of Eddie Jones’s World Cup squad.Te’o was omitted by J...
04:39 2019-08-22

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

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
04:39 2019-08-22

|It'snotus:EskomtakesastepbackfromZimpowercuts South African power utility Eskom says it is not responsible for the power outages being experienced in Zimbabwe, saying it is supplying 400MW to the southern African country as agreed....
05:00 2019-08-22

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

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

Dive team creates first 4K images of Titanic wreckage A manned submersible explored the Titanic for the first time in 14 years and took the first 4K images of the wreckage, a production company behind a forthcoming documentary said Wednesday....
05:26 2019-08-22

Shirtless man told not to carry life-size doll in public after it's mistaken for unconscious woman A shirtless man seen dragging a life-sized doll through downtown Kansas City on Tuesday was told by authorities "not to carry it around in public anymore" after passersby mistook the figure for an unconscious woman....
05:52 2019-08-22

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

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

California police seek suspect who allegedly attacked 400-pound robot security guard A 400-pound robot security guard -- likened to famed “Star Wars” droid R2-D2 -- was damaged after a suspected vandal attacked it earlier this month inside a Northern California parking garage, authorities said....
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

U.S. and Venezuela Hold Secret Talks The Trump administration has been secretly talking with top aides of Nicolás Maduro in an effort to push Venezuela’s authoritarian president from power and clear the way for free elections in the economically devastated country, according to officials in Caracas and Washington familiar with the disc...
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

Japan's Nikkei little changed ahead of Jackson Hole; Shiseido advances Japan's Nikkei was little changed on Wednesday, as investors held positions ahead of a key central bankers' gathering in the United States, which could provide markets with some near-term cues....
05:52 2019-08-22

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

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

Angel Has Fallen review – Gerard Butler's pyrotechnics fizzle out In the latest overblown and underpowered instalment of the Fallen franchise, Butler’s beleaguered secret service agent goes on the run after being framed, seeking out estranged and unintelligible dad Nick Nolte Is Gerard Butler hellbent on remaking every last action movie of the 90s? The thought aro...
05:52 2019-08-22

Orioles surrender record-tying home run in victory over Royals Baltimore allows its 258th home run of the season to equal the all-time mark, but blast four of their own in 8-1 rout of Kansas City at Camden Yards....
05:52 2019-08-22

As Sales Rise, Petrol Import In July Touches Highest Level Since 2011 Crude oil imports into the world's third-largest consumer declined 1.2 per cent from a year earlier to 19.34 million tonnes, but increased 14.6 per cent from the previous month....
06:13 2019-08-22

Sebi Allows Rating Agencies To Collect Clients' Debt Data Sebi) said it enabled rating agencies to get "explicit consent" from clients in rating agreements to secure details on debt repayments and any delays or defaults from lenders or other organisations....
06:13 2019-08-22

Cramer's primer on cloud stocks: You must know the company if you want to own it There are great cloud plays, "but if you're going to own these stocks, you need to understand what these companies actually do," Jim Cramer says....
06:13 2019-08-22

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke....
06:13 2019-08-22

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

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

M.I.T. Media Lab in Crisis After 2 Scholars Vow to Leave Over Epstein Ties After last week’s apology from the research center’s director, Joichi Ito, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier....
06:39 2019-08-22

Microplastics in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO The World Health Organization has said that the level of microplastic particles in drinking water isn't a major cause for concern. However, it warned that more research was needed into their effects on human health....
07:00 2019-08-22

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

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

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

Defending champs Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic, who won last year's US Open, are the No. 1 seeds for singles play when the tournament begins Monday.        ...
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

|Don'tmakerashinvestmentdecisionsbasedonpolicypanic,warnsassetmanager People should avoid making decisions based on individual policy elements in South Africa, resulting in rash changes to their investment portfolios, according to Herman Van Papendorp, head of investment research and asset allocation at Momentum Investments....
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

Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy? From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while since the United States went around buying up bits of the world, and with US president Donald Trump’s ambition to own Greenland seemingly thwarted, there ...
08:13 2019-08-22

| Dovizioso confident ahead of Silverstone MotoGP After victory in Austria, Andrea Dovizioso and Ducati will try to further close the gap on runaway championship leader Marc Marquez at the British MotoGP at Silverstone....
08:39 2019-08-22

Baby born by C-section after parents involved in 'scary' car accident while heading to hospital A British couple welcomed their baby girl weeks early after they were involved in a car accident — which left them both with broken ankles — on the way to the doctor for an appointment. ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to newly released results of a 2018 study....
09:00 2019-08-22

An Early Blow Motivates Me To Not Allow It Again: Kohli Tells Richards Virat Kohli said he doesn't mind getting hit and that too hard immediately after he takes guard as he feels it fires him up to have a go at the bowler....
09:00 2019-08-22

Ranking the best of the XFL team names: Which ones do you like best? Here are power rankings for the names announced Wednesday for the XFL’s first eight teams. We judged them on the basis of creativity and trendiness.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee amid Trump backlash Dolphins owner Stephen Ross removed himself from his post on the NFL's social justice committee amid backlash for his financial support of Trump.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

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

Minnesota Wild hire Bill Guerin as general manager The Minnesota Wild, who recently fired general manager Paul Fenton after 15 months, hired Pittsburgh Penguins assistant GM for job.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Muncy's homer in 10th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 2-1 Max Muncy homered in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 for their 50th home victory of the season       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a wild, back-and-forth game at Wrigley Field       ...
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

A Business Built on Disinformation: Highlights From Our Investigation Driven by Facebook, The Western Journal has had one of the biggest audiences in the news media, but little is known about the publication. Here’s what we found out....
09:26 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

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

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

Yes But How Does The Archetypal Drift Car Handle The Nürburgring It’s abundantly clear that any yahoo can turn an S13 Nissan 200SX into a drift car. But what’s it like turning one into a “Ring tool,” as they say around the Nürburgring? What’s it like lapping one on the Nordschleife? Well, it looks, uh, maybe as sideways as you’d expect....
11:00 2019-08-22

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

These May Be The Most Superfluous-Seeming Pop-Up Headlights In All Motoring History I think most red-blooded people enjoy pop-up headlights on some level. Even if you’re not crazy about the oddly eye-less look of many cars with them, you have to appreciate that little extra bit of kinetic fun that comes when your lights don’t just switch on, but actually leap up or flip around or r...
11:00 2019-08-22

London's public swimming pools: bathing, sun terraces and cafes - archive, 22 August 1938 22 August 1938: The newly opened Parliament Hill Fields lido is part of a scheme designed to give everybody the chance of swimming in cheerful surroundingsFleet Street, SundayA fine swimming pool with wide terraces for sun-bathing, with changing-rooms, lockers (over a thousand of them), and cafe, wa...
11:00 2019-08-22

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

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

Trump says not looking at changing capital gains tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking to index capital gains taxes to the inflation rate, which could slash the taxes that investors pay on profits from asset sales, or to cut payroll taxes....
11:00 2019-08-22

Stocks shoot up as major retailers lead the way; Dow up 240 points Target soared, up roughly 17% after a surprising earnings report. Lowe's also jumped after beating forecasts.       ...
11:00 2019-08-22

Renting your vacation home in these cities will make you the most money Looking to buy a vacation home to rent? It’s not always the big cities that will pull-off the most profit! Here's more on recent findings on the best cities to rent your vacation home.       ...
11:00 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

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
11:26 2019-08-22

Woman who killed ‘Dirty John’ says she’s still struggling with PTSD: ‘I had to learn what happened to me’ Terra Newell’s life forever changed on Aug. 20, 2016, when she fatally stabbed her estranged stepfather John Meehan 13 times after he had attacked her in her apartment complex’s parking lot....
11:52 2019-08-22

Relatives of Sharon Tate, Jay Sebring speak out on horrifying Manson murders 50 years later It’s been 50 years since members of the Manson Family slaughtered seven people during the summer of 1969 — and the painful past continues to haunt their loved ones....
11:52 2019-08-22

Ajay Kumar Bhalla Is New Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla, currently serving as an officer on special duty in the home ministry, was appointed as the new Union home secretary on Thursday, an official order said....
11:52 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

EU against Russia's return to G7 world leaders' talks: official The European Union is against making any unconditional invitation to Russia to let it rejoin talks among the G7 world leaders, a senior official with the bloc said of an idea floated by U.S. President Donald Trump....
12:13 2019-08-22

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

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

| Trump battles Greenland | Hong Kong mob attack: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump calls Danish PM's statement on Greenland nasty | Hong Kong protesters demand action on mob attack; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
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

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

New electric Hyundai concept has 1970s-style design Frankfurt-bound 45 shows off Korean brand’s future design direction while paying tribute to its historic models Hyundai has announced the first details of an electric concept car that will make its debut at the Frankfurt motor show.  Called the 45, it's said to feature styling references to the bra...
12:39 2019-08-22

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told us....
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

|RamaphosatobriefParliamentasSAseekstocutspending President Cyril Ramaphosa is to brief Parliament on efforts to boost economic growth and tackle the nation’s crisis-level unemployment rate, just weeks after the National Treasury asked government departments to cut their budgets....
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

President of Somali state of Jubbaland re-elected in divisive vote The president of Somalia's southern Jubbaland state, a region still partly held by al Shabaab, won a fresh term in office on Thursday, the parliamentary speaker said, amid heightened strains between the federal government and regional officials....
13:00 2019-08-22

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

Huawei has a secret office in Iran, because there hasn’t been enough bad news about the company As if Huawei didn’t already have enough negative press coverage and headlines to grapple with, it seems that the company’s detained chief financial officer has provided fodder for still more. After she was detained by Canadian officials back in December at the behest of US officials, Hua...
13:00 2019-08-22

McLaren: Formula 1 teams too keen to blame tyres for their problems McLaren performance director Andrea Stella believes Formula 1 teams have a "tendency" to overplay the impact Pirelli tyres have their cars' performance fluctuations...
13:26 2019-08-22

The Best Underwear for Men in 2019 A proper re-up of your underwear drawer requires quality fabrics and flattering fits. Here's the best underwear we've found that you can buy right now....
13:26 2019-08-22

Extending into the garden: can we make structural changes to our leasehold flat and what permissions do we need to get? My girlfriend and I live in a ground-floor flat with a leasehold and we'd like to extend our kitchen into the garden. Can we do this and do we need written consent from the freeholder first?...
13:52 2019-08-22

Tucson Police expands ‘Safe Place’ program TUCSON – LGBTQ activist, Sam Cloud is a native Tucsonan. “Fear is something that our community experiences on a daily basis,” Cloud said. Cloud is the president of Tucson Pride. She applauds the Tucson Police Department’s decision to adopt the Safe Place Program from the Seat...
14:26 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

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

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

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn't touching anything, and then we can all fly back to 1995 and play Panzer Dragoon....
14:26 2019-08-22

Three Men In the Past Month Have Been Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Shootings at Abortion Clinics A man was arrested and charged Wednesday after he allegedly posted threats online that he was going to “shoot up” a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Washington, D.C....
14:26 2019-08-22

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

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

3rd Test Live: Jofra Archer Strikes Before Rain Enforces Early Lunch ENG vs AUS 3rd Test Day 1 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer provided first breakthrough to England before rain interrupted play in Leeds, leading to an early lunch....
14:52 2019-08-22

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a few years, and I am skeptical that there is a milit...
14:52 2019-08-22

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

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

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

Indonesia sends 1,000 police to quell protests Protests in Indonesia were sparked by allegations of police brutality after a group of Papuan students were accused of throwing the country's flag into a ditch....
15:13 2019-08-22

A shared train station symbolizes Hong Kong's fears about China 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....
15:13 2019-08-22

Artificial intelligence could help data centers run far more efficiently A novel system developed by MIT researchers automatically “learns” how to schedule data-processing operations across thousands of servers — a task traditionally reserved for imprecise, human-designed algorithms. Doing so could help today’s power-hungry data centers run far more efficiently. Data ...
15:13 2019-08-22

American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games The two US athletes who demonstrated during separate National Anthems at a regional sports competition earlier this month have been put on probation for 12 months....
15:13 2019-08-22

Solar drives Fifth Third to add investment bankers Fifth Third is the latest US regional bank to grasp an opportunity to build out its investment bank, by bolting new expertise on to an area in which it already has a strong presence....
15:13 2019-08-22

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

Trump's latest fight with the Squad is in a song on 'The Simpsons' The creators of television show "The Simpsons" are trolling President Trump yet again. And this time, a bunch of Democratic lawmakers are along for the ride with a parody of the song "America" from "West Side Story."...
15:39 2019-08-22

Kia Seltos Compact SUV Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 9.69 Lakh The Kia Seltos has been finally launched in India and it starts a new inning for the Korean carmaker in our market. Kia is offering the Seltos in 16 variants and three engine and four transmission......
16:00 2019-08-22

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and industry....
16:00 2019-08-22

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

South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29 South Korea's Supreme Court is to rule next Thursday on whether to uphold a reduced sentence given to Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee or ask an appeals court to revisit a case that was part of a graft scandal that brought down the president in 2017....
16:00 2019-08-22

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

Cardinals sign veteran WR Michael Crabtree to 1-year deal The Arizona Cardinals have another potential big-play threat to their new-look offense. The team announced on Wednesday night it had signed veteran receiver Michael Crabtree to a one-year contract, adding to an offense that already includes rookie quarterback Kyler Murray, running back David Johnson...
16:00 2019-08-22

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
16:39 2019-08-22

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

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws that would give citizens explicit rights over their facial recognition data, like the right to know......
16:39 2019-08-22

Germany's surprising pick for the 2020 Oscars: 'System Crasher' A courageous decision for a courageous film: Nora Fingscheidt's debut film "System Crasher" has been selected to represent Germany at the 2020 Academy Awards. Here's why it's an unusual choice....
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

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

'Sustainably Fracked': Shale Producers Seek a Green Label Some shale drillers want consumers to know that their natural gas was sustainably fracked, marketing their natural gas as a cleaner fossil fuel that’s akin to organic vegetables or fair-trade coffee....
17:00 2019-08-22

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

How to Train Your Dog to Run With You If you’re an avid runner and a dog parent, the idea of hitching your four-legged friend up to his leash and pounding the pavement together might sound like a lot of fun. And it can be! Plus, it’s a good way for you both to get some exercise and stay fit – which is important, considering that around ...
17:00 2019-08-22

Iranian tanker wanted by U.S. not heading to Greece: Greek prime minister An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday....
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

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China over prostitution: report An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, the state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday, as Britain said it continued to urgently seek information....
17:00 2019-08-22

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

Thursday's Best Deals: Free Ground Beef, Simplehuman Dish Rack, PUMA, and More A Butcher Box Ground Beef Welcome Offer, a simplehuman Kitchen Steel Frame Dish Rack, and a 50% off sale at PUMA lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
17:26 2019-08-22

It Is Hazardous To Be A Bears Kicker Under Matt Nagy If you want the simplest, hardest piece of news from Kalyn Kahler’s fantastic writeup for Sports Illustrated of the Chicago Bears’ offseason kicking saga, it’s that the decision to cut Cody Parkey was made immediately upon the second doink. If you want the most important and still-relevant piece of ...
17:26 2019-08-22

Why Taylor Swift Says Lover Is Such a Special Album There's no calming down because Taylor Swift just took over Central Park. A day ahead of the release of her highly anticipated seventh studio album, Lover, the 29-year-old took the......
17:26 2019-08-22

UPDATE 2-Nasdaq plans day-ahead power market launch in Germany, France, Nordics Nasdaq's commodities exchange plans to launch its day-ahead auction market for electricity in Germany, France and the Nordics around April 2020, its head of European Commodities told Reuters on Thursday....
17:26 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since Nov 2016 -Freddie Mac Borrowing costs on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to their lowest levels since November 2016, in line with the recent decline in bond yields because of trade and recession fears, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
17:26 2019-08-22

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on energy lift Canada's main stock index edged higher on Thursday, as energy companies were lifted by higher oil prices, but gains were limited by losses in precious metal miners weighed down by lower gold prices....
17:26 2019-08-22

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

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

NASA Seeks BIG Ideas from Universities for Tech to Study Dark Regions on the Moon NASA plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis program. Before astronauts step on the lunar surface again, new technology instruments will study the surface....
18:00 2019-08-22

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

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

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

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

Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry Published in partnership with The Fuller Project, a non-profit newsroom that reports on issues impacting women. After an eight-hour shift on her feet, shuffling between a stuffy kitchen and the red vinyl booths of Broad Street Diner, Christina Munce is at a standstill in traffic. Still wearing the r...
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

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus review: Best business phone improves in speed and S Pen capability Samsung released its yearly Galaxy Note series update with the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Expected internal updates were made, along with improvements to the S Pen capability and camera functionality, but a couple things were also thrown out....
18:00 2019-08-22

Fotis Dulos wants teen sons to have their own attorneys The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos wants their two oldest sons to have their own attorneys, according to a new report. Fotis Dulos asked for legal representation to be appointed for his 13-year-old twin boys as the couple’s nasty custody battle continues to wind th...
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

Lightning strike in Poland, heavy thunderstorm blamed for several deaths, injuries in Tatra Mountains Several people are dead and a dozen reported injured after lightning struck during a thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains, officials said. ...
18:26 2019-08-22

Iran unveils new long-range missile system in latest show of military force Iran unveiled a new long-range surface-to-air missile system Thursday in its latest demonstration of military power, just two months after its forces shot a U.S. Navy drone out of the sky over the Strait of Hormuz....
18:26 2019-08-22

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

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

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

Edwards Lifesciences recalls delivery system for Sapien heart valves Medical device maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp is recalling its Sapien 3 Ultra delivery system after burst balloons during implantation led to several injuries and a death, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday....
18:26 2019-08-22

Shut out of China, Canada finds canola buyers in drought-damaged Europe Crop-scorching drought in Europe is providing Canadian canola farmers a timely new opportunity to move supplies that have piled up since China stopped buying this year....
18:26 2019-08-22

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

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

Google Hangouts is hanging on a little longer Earlier this year, Google announced that it would be shutting down Google Hangouts for business users in October 2019. However, the company has now had a change of heart, and will keep the service running until at least June 2020.Google is splitting the classic Hangouts service into two parts: Hango...
18:52 2019-08-22

Google ditches dessert names starting with Android 10 Google has refreshed the Android logo to be more "accessible" and "inclusive" and adopted version numbers for releases starting with Android 10.Read More...
18:52 2019-08-22

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....
19:13 2019-08-22

Wall St. falls after disappointing data, Fed policymakers dampen rate cut hopes U.S. stocks turned lower on Thursday as the first contraction in the manufacturing sector in nearly a decade and uncertainty about future interest rate cuts overshadowed an initial boost from upbeat retail earnings....
19:13 2019-08-22

Ford names new president for China joint venture to deepen alliance amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in sales in the world's second largest economy....
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

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

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

Think About Your Finances in Terms of What You're Not Buying A lot of us think about our money in terms of what it can get us. When we’re earning X (or when we’ve saved X), we can purchase Y. But if you’re working towards long-term wealth—whether for financial security, financial independence, or retirement—it’s just as important to think about what you’re n...
19:39 2019-08-22

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

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

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
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

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

The Fiver | A mere 427 matches away from reaching next summer’s final in Gdansk Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Wolves play the first leg of their Euro Vase play-off against Torino this evening. If they win the tie they’ll just have to win a bingo tournament, recite the alphabet backwards for the amusement of a couple of Uefa suits and profess their undying l...
20:52 2019-08-22

Bloomberg just leaked the iPhone 11’s biggest remaining secrets Apple is expected to hold its annual iPhone announcement event on September 10th, a date that was confirmed by a recent leak that came straight from the company’s iOS 13 beta software. But don’t expect Apple to have too many iPhone 11 secrets left for the keynote, as recent leaks have re...
20:52 2019-08-22

Intel’s new chips just fixed the worst thing about ultrathin laptops It was only a few months ago that Intel unveiled a series of brand new 10th-gen processors that can deliver more powerful graphics performance to super slim laptops. The chipmaker isn’t done updating its product line, and we now have a few extra additions to its 10th-gen chip line. This time a...
20:52 2019-08-22

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

Overstock CEO resigns after admitting ties to Clinton probe, Russian spy The CEO of Overstock.com resigned Thursday — a week after saying he was in a romantic relationship with a Russian spy and involved in an FBI probe into Russia and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Though patriotic Americans are writing me in support, my presence may affect and complica...
20:52 2019-08-22

Michael Jackson's ex-publicist touts foundation to 'protect' legacy A former publicist for Michael Jackson on Thursday announced plans for a charitable foundation not affiliated with the late pop singer's family or estate, intended to defend and promote the legacy of the controversial entertainer....
20:52 2019-08-22

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

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

Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks' President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls "loopholes" doesn't clear the way for more gun control. (Aug. 21)        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Mixed reaction to Trump's Jewish disloyalty claims President Donald Trump's claims that Jews who vote for Democrats are showing disloyalty is met with disbelief by Jewish American liberal groups and been welcomed by conservative ones. Trump on Wednesday doubled-down and repeated the claim. (Aug. 21)        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

5 years after Garner death, neighborhood 'lawless' People in the Staten Island neighborhood where Eric Garner died say police have been reluctant to take any action in the area since Garner's death. (Aug. 21)        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago nurse practitioner Jolanta Markiewicz says her patients will be negatively impacted. (Aug. 21)        ...
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

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

North Korea warns of a new ‘cold war’ North Korea continued to rail against South Korea's joint military exercises with the United States and its purchase of U.S. military hardware on Thursday, warning the moves would "trigger a new cold war."...
21:13 2019-08-22

The elusive Mexican beach on every Instagrammer's bucket list On Mexico's Marieta Islands, you'll find a sandy spot that's on many an Instagrammer's bucket list. Discover the pleasures of Hidden Beach and how it came to be....
21:13 2019-08-22

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

United adding four international routes, including first flights to Nice, France, and Palermo, Italy United will start serving Nice, France; Palermo, Italy; and Curacao. The airline is also adding Chicago-Zurich flights.       ...
21:39 2019-08-22

Apple warns new credit card users over risks of it touching wallets and pockets Manufacturer’s warning to keep flashy, minimalist Apple Card away from pockets, wallets and other cards draw derisionApple’s flashy branded credit card comes with all the sleek, designer chic customers have come to expect from the iPhone company. Just don’t put it in your wallet. Related: Apple acci...
21:39 2019-08-22

A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could ‘lead to human extinction’ The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The New York Times. There are 20 supervolcanoes on Earth that represent that greatest natural threat to human life, writes journalist and “End Times...
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

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday....
21:39 2019-08-22

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

Phone companies, state attorneys general announce broad campaign to fight robocalls Twelve of the country's largest telephone companies on Thursday pledged to implement new technology that would spot and block robocalls while helping law enforcement officials track down criminals, part of an agreement brokered between the industry and 51 attorneys general....
21:39 2019-08-22

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at loggerheads over what constitutes proper contrition ...
21:39 2019-08-22

Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned from sport over sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, the man who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold as well as six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct....
21:39 2019-08-22

Tattooed Larry Bird mural in Indiana has NBA legend crying foul Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Bird is a legend in the state of Indiana and a mural painted on the side of a multi-family residence has the three-time NBA champion crying foul....
21:39 2019-08-22

Diamond and Silk weigh in after Miami Dolphins' Stephen Ross leaves NFL social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stepped down from the NFL’s social justice committee Tuesday after backlash from the fundraiser he held with President Trump, the team announced....
21:39 2019-08-22

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

New Cable Network for A.C.C. Heightens Arms Race in College Sports The ACC Network is owned by ESPN with revenues and costs split with the Atlantic Coast Conference. Its launch comes against a backdrop of changing viewership and big money to air college sports....
22:00 2019-08-22

After 11 tons of trash taken off Mount Everest, officials ban single-use plastics Mount Everest has become littered with trash and bodies as more adventurers try their luck at scaling the natural wonder.        ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Cramer says Trump is basically risking recession over trade to force the Fed to cut rates again "The president is not backing down," says CNBC's Jim Cramer, referring to Trump's repeated calls for the Fed to cut rates while talking tough on China....
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

Lightning-caused fire near I-10, Dragoon grows to more than 100 acres TUCSON – The fire burning near Dragoon has grown to more than 100 acres after the fire ignited sometime Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, the fire is located near Interstate 10 and Dragoon Road 12 miles northeast of Benson. Authorities say the fire was...
22:00 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

U.S. Stocks Waver on Disappointing Manufacturing Data The S&P 500 flipped between small gains and losses after weaker-than-expected manufacturing data raised fresh worries over the health of the economy....
22:26 2019-08-22

Don't Overthink Overstock.com It is probably a good thing that Patrick Byrne has resigned as chief executive of Overstock.com. That doesn’t mean investors should rush into the stock....
22:26 2019-08-22

The Friends Gang Almost Included an Older Friend to Be There for ‘More Mature’ Viewers With just a month to go until the 25th anniversary of the Friends premiere, fans are gearing up to celebrate a quarter century of kicking it with the Central Perk gang. For viewers, Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Monica (Courteney Cox), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Chandler (Matthew Perry), Joey (Matt LeBlanc)...
22:52 2019-08-22

Behind the Scenes of The Goldfinch, a Rare and Delicate Hollywood Specimen On a March day on New York city’s Upper East Side, producers huddle on the narrow first floor of an art gallery, studying their monitors and surrounded by pictures of flora and fauna. Eagles and herons adorn the walls, but the bird that serves as the focal point of this big production is much ...
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

Democratic lawmaker: Illegal immigrants needed to mow 'our beautiful lawns' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski, who is running for a second term in New Jersey’s swing 7th District, told constituents this week that illegal immigrants are needed to mow “our beautiful lawns” and perform menial jobs rejected by tech-focused teenagers....
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

Watch: 'Bachelor in Paradise's' Demi Burnett on coming out: 'I was just being myself' "Bachelor in Paradise" star Demi Burnett explained on "Good Morning America" Thursday how it felt to come out as bi-sexual and present the first same-sex relationship ever on the series....
23:13 2019-08-22

Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV, lineup - La Liga 2019-20 preview Real Madrid are looking to make it two wins from their opening two LaLiga games as Los Blancos welcome Real Valladolid to the Bernabeu for for their first home clash of the 2019-20 season....
23:13 2019-08-22

Hickenlooper joins crowded Senate race in Colorado after dropping presidential bid “I’m not done fighting for the people of Colorado,” the former two-term governor said in an announcement video filmed in a Denver brewpub he co-founded....
23:39 2019-08-22

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES pa...
23:39 2019-08-22

'Bombshell': How much do Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman resemble their Fox News figures? Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman take on Fox News personalities in "Bombshell." See how closely the actors resemble their real-life counterparts:        ...
23:39 2019-08-22

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

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

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

With forest wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from SuperTanker plane Bolivian firefighters are still trying to put out wildfires that have already burned more than 650,000 hectares (1.6 million acres) of tropical forest, roughly the size of the U.S. state of Delaware, officials said on Thursday....
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

Italy president says parties need time for government deal, to report back Tuesday President Sergio Mattarella said several of Italy's parties had told him they needed more time to resolve a government crisis and avoid a snap election, and that he had told them to report back on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-08-23

If You Want Fun, Do You Buy A New Mazda Miata Or A Cheap Used One? Everyone knows the current Mazda Miata is fun, but I don’t think it gets enough credit for being the engineering marvel it is. The car weighs about 2,300 pounds, depending on equipment. And despite 30 years of improvements in safety technology—much of it required now—that’s only about 200 pounds hea...
00:26 2019-08-23

'Knewz' Is Krupert Kmurdoch's Kgoogle Knews Kalternative There’s some good knewz for people who don’t mind really dumb names and do believe that big tech has an anti-conservative bias—New Corp has been building an alternative to Google News, tentatively called Knewz.com. 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

Remnant: From the Ashes Is Quickly Becoming One Of My Favorite Games Of 2019 When I first saw a streamer playing Remnant: From the Ashes, I rolled my eyes. Boiled down to the most reductive pitch, it’s Dark Souls but with guns. So what? It looked like a knock-off. But now that I’ve played it, I can say that Remnant is one of the most interesting and entertaining games I’ve e...
00:26 2019-08-23

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is It Weird I Have A Secret Superhero Persona? Hello, you burning sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that body slams your relationship problems from the top of Hell in the Cell....
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

Gaming Hardware Artist Turns Nintendo Famicom Into A Retro Computer Swedish designer and craftsman Love Hultén transforms existing gaming hardware into dreamlike pieces of functional retrofuturist art. His latest work, the FC-PVM, combines a Japanese Famicom console with a Sony Trinitron monitor to create a self-contained retro gaming system with an old school termi...
00:26 2019-08-23

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

Sergey Kovalev fights Anthony Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo Alvarez next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Yarde on Saturday could lead Kovalev to a fight with Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
00:52 2019-08-23

Trump campaign seeks to mobilize women in 2020 battleground states President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is hosting events in 2020 battleground states on Thursday to mobilize and train suburban women, an important voting bloc that defected from Republicans during last year's congressional contests....
01:13 2019-08-23

'Uncharted' movie loses its director, again Sony is still planning on bringing the popular Uncharted franchise to theaters, but it's going to have to find new director to make it happen. Dan Trachtenberg had signed on to direct the project but stepped down, according to Deadline. Sony hasn't p......
01:13 2019-08-23

Phone companies and state attorneys general join forces to fight robocalls US consumers receive as many as 350,000 unwanted calls every three minutes, according to the FCC. Despite multiple efforts to end the onslaught, an estimated 4.7 billion robocalls hit American phones in July alone. Now, attorneys general from all 50......
01:13 2019-08-23

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in campaign contributions from individual donors and PACs...
01:13 2019-08-23

Panzerotto is the O.G. Hot Pocket Everyone’s heard of calzones, but I’m willing to bet you haven’t met its deep-fried, gooey cousin: the panzerotto. This handheld snack is the forefather of what most Americans recognize as the Hot Pocket—sans cardboard cooking sleeve, scalding-hot interior, and requisite microwave....
01:13 2019-08-23

Buy the Thing You Love in Every Color At the beginning of the summer, I did a bold thing. I drove myself to Target, I tried on a few different items and settled on a pair of comfortable shorts and a cotton tank top that I proclaimed my “work-from-home outfit of the summer.” And then I bought the shorts in grey and black and the tank top...
01:13 2019-08-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

North Dakota court overturns life term for man whose girlfriend cut baby from neighbor's womb A man who was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping a baby who was cut from his neighbor's womb by his girlfriend and lying to police about it will receive a new hearing....
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

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

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

Bride vows to ‘crawl down’ aisle before letting brain tumor stop wedding Their dream wedding was quickly turning in to a nightmare. “I was going to crawl down that aisle before I had to use the walker,” Christina Anderson tells TODAY. “It was not an option for me.” This May, the 24-year-old nurse from Watertown, South Dakota, was busy sorting the final details of her wed...
01:39 2019-08-23

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

Ashley Graham Shuts Down Troll Who Said She ''Struggled'' to Get Pregnant Ashley Graham is putting one critic in their place. It's hard to believe that people would try to put a pregnant woman down, but that's just what happened to Ashley Graham.......
01:39 2019-08-23

E!'s True Hollywood Story Tackles Fame, NXIVM & Kim Kardashian in New Promo What's it like to be a woman in hip-hop? Can celebrities become addicted to fame? Who is Kim Kardashian, really? E!'s True Hollywood Story makes its highly-anticipated return to......
01:39 2019-08-23

Prince William and Kate Middleton Fly Commercial Amid Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Private Jet Drama Just days after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle came under fire over their private jet journey, Prince William and Kate Middleton were spotted taking a commercial flight to Scotland. The......
01:39 2019-08-23

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut now; Kaplan 'open-minded' Underscoring divisions within the Federal Reserve over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown, two officials on Thursday said they see no need to lower borrowing costs next month, while another said he was "open-minded."...
01:39 2019-08-23

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

Gap same-store sales disappoint as Old Navy struggles Gap Inc posted quarterly same-store sales that fell short of analysts' estimates on Thursday, as Old Navy suffered its worse comparable sales figures in three years ahead of a planned spin-off of the brand....
01:39 2019-08-23

Zomato Proposes Changes To Gold Membership: NRAI Refuses To Bite The standoff between restaurant owners and food dining aggregators is likely to continue even as Zomato proposed some changes to its popular loyalty program, to appease restaurants....
02:00 2019-08-23

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

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
02:00 2019-08-23

This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it. Caitlin Boston completed the final payment on her student debt totaling over $222,000. And she celebrated with a hilarious dance shared on YouTube.       ...
02:00 2019-08-23

Dying man who told cops ‘F–k you’ may have been targeted at weekend house party Police are investigating whether the killing of a Brooklyn man — who told cops “f—k you, son!” as he lay dying — is connected to a shooting last week at a house party, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Investigators believe Arsenio Gravesande — who was shot and killed on a Browsnvil...
02:26 2019-08-23

Michael Avenatti’s lawyer plans to subpoena Nike ahead of extortion trial A lawyer for firebrand attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday that he plans to subpoena Nike ahead of his client’s upcoming extortion trial — but balked when asked if his sights were also set on the company-linked pro athletes. “I’m going to issue a subpoena to Nike,” Avenat...
02:26 2019-08-23

Apple Watch patent application reveals millimeter wave 5G and Wi-Fi design The Apple Watch won't be stuck with aging 4G technology, a newly published patent application reveals, as Apple is working on a high-speed 5G version.Read More...
02:26 2019-08-23

Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRISPR for a completely different purpose: creating novel materials, such as gels, that can change their...
02:26 2019-08-23

Serena Williams And Maria Sharapova Will Toss The Beef Back On The Grill At The U.S. Open Will the first-round U.S. Open meeting between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova be a good match in terms of play quality? Probably not. Does it promise rich entertainment value anyway? Hell yes....
02:26 2019-08-23

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

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

Dell announces new laptops for developers and SMBs At this year's IFA conference in Berlin, Dell announced a number of new laptops as well as a refresh of the beloved XPS 13.The updated XPS 13 now includes Intel's 10th Gen Core U series processor in the same familiar form factor to help the device maintain its position as the most powerful...
02:26 2019-08-23

New York City Accuses U.S. Open Organizers of Underpaying Rent The city comptroller said the tournament organizers had improperly reported its revenue, and he called for a renegotiation of the lease for the tournament site....
02:26 2019-08-23

Did 'Baby Shark' violate copyright law? A New York entertainer thinks so Kids can't stop listening to the "Baby Shark" song and adults can't get it out of their heads. A New York man says the song is his, so he's suing.        ...
02:26 2019-08-23

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

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

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

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
02:52 2019-08-23

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro, who was elected last year, has faced criticism for not doing enough to contain deforestation as the Amazon faces a record number of wildfires —...
02:52 2019-08-23

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

Ocasio-Cortez slammed for calling the Electoral College a racist ‘scam’ Republicans have ripped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for calling the Electoral College a racist “scam” that favors mostly white and rural states at the expense of those with large minority populations. The 29-year-old freshman lawmaker wants to eliminate the current system in favor of electing the ...
02:52 2019-08-23

20 jail workers subpoenaed in Jeffrey Epstein suicide probe The probe into the Manhattan jail suicide of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has intensified, with as many as 20 corrections workers getting slapped with grand jury subpoenas, according to a report. Among those being hauled into court are the lieutenants who were in charge of the Metropol...
02:52 2019-08-23

Cramer's lightning round: The utility stock you want to own and hold "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
02:52 2019-08-23

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient with an addiction history....
02:52 2019-08-23

For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll The U.S.-China trade war may blunt some of the stimulus on the U.S. housing market from expected further interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve, with only a modest outlook for price rises, a Reuters poll of property market experts found....
03:13 2019-08-23

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front....
03:39 2019-08-23

New Edition of Monopoly Is All About the Horrors of Socialism Socialism! It’s not just a school of political thought predicated on the equitable division of labor, resources, and benefits. It’s also, for some inexplicable reason, the theme of a new spin-off of the classic board game Monopoly....
03:39 2019-08-23

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Ivanka Trump's Silence on Her Dad's Anti-Semitism It’s like clockwork: first something bad happens—or worse, President Donald Trump does something bad himself—then a news bit about White House advisor and first daughter Ivanka Trump appears in the press, reaffirming her position as someone who tried to “do” something to vaguely influence her father...
03:39 2019-08-23

Taking a vacation? Here's how to avoid tainted alcohol anywhere you travel Twenty five people have died in Costa Rica due to tainted alcohol, authorities say. Here's how to protect yourself while traveling.       ...
04:00 2019-08-23

10 great adventures for ordinary travelers, from whitewater rafting to ziplines You don’t have to be a superjock or a reality show contestant to have an extreme travel adventure. Here are 10 great activities for normal folks.       ...
04:00 2019-08-23

Someone left this snake at Newark airport The Transportation Security Administration reported that someone left a snake at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport.       ...
04:00 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

Arsenal tell Mustafi and Elneny to leave before European transfer window closes • Unai Emery says fringe players should find ‘another challenge’• Mustafi linked with Monaco; Elneny with Turkish clubsUnai Emery has told Shkodran Mustafi and Mohamed Elneny to find “another challenge” before the end of the European transfer window, with both players resigned to bit‑part roles if t...
04:00 2019-08-23

Europa League roundup: Celtic and Linfield win; Rangers draw in Poland • Celtic beat AIK 2-0; Rangers draw 0-0 away at Legia Warsaw• Linfield record stunning 3-2 victory over QarabagOdsonne Edouard’s free-kick gave Celtic a two-goal cushion to take to Sweden in their Europa League play-off against AIK. The Frenchman curled home from 25 yards in the 73rd minute at Celti...
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

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

Eddie Jones picks ‘Kamikaze Kids’ Curry and Underhill to face Ireland • England coach pairs Curry and Underhill together for first time• Jones also selects Ford, Farrell and Tuilagi in midfieldEddie Jones had been in his job a matter of months when he called a meeting at the Rugby Football Union and announced “I can’t see any natural sevens in England”. He then asked ...
04:00 2019-08-23

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

Russia, U.S. blame each other for abandoned missile treaty Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Dmitry Polyansky, criticized what he called American "hypocrisy," saying the U.S. "consistently and deliberately violated the INF treaty for some time."...
04:00 2019-08-23

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

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

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

Valve says turning away researcher reporting Steam vulnerability was a mistake Enlarge (credit: Timothy Brown / Flickr) In an attempt to quell a controversy that has raised the ire of white-hat hackers, the maker of the Steam online game platform said on Thursday it made a mistake when it turned away a researcher who recently reported two separate vulnerabilities. In its sta...
04:26 2019-08-23

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild....
04:26 2019-08-23

Global heating: ancient plants set to reproduce in UK after 60m years Cycad in Isle of Wight produces outdoor male and female cones for first time on recordAn exotic plant has produced male and female cones outdoors in Britain for what is believed to be the first time in 60m years. Botanists say the event is a sign of global heating.Two cycads (Cycas revoluta), a type...
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

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

Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson any new Brexit deal would have to be very similar to existing one – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the French president Emmanuel Macron in ParisMacron/Johnson’s statements and Q&A - SummaryMacron/Johnson Q&A - Snap verdict 4.55pm BST 4.53pm BST It seems the Boris Johnson ‘foot on the table...
04:26 2019-08-23

Single polypill reduces risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds Large trial held in Iran of inexpensive medication combining four common drugs A cheap, single pill taken once a day that combines four common drugs is safe and reduces the risk of events such as heart attacks, strokes and sudden death in people over the age of 50, research has found.The study, the ...
04:26 2019-08-23

Tanak takes lead in first stage of WRC Rally Germany for Toyota World Rally Championship points' leader Ott Tanak beat his title rivals on the first stage of Rally Germany to lead overnight, the three title contenders split by one second...
04:52 2019-08-23

Why Irv Gotti is starring in ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: New York’ The idea for Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti to co-star on We TV’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” came from his son, Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo — who appears on the upcoming (Aug. 29) season of the series with his father and sister, Angie Pearson. “My friend hit me up and told me, ‘Yo,......
04:52 2019-08-23

Cuadrilla halts work after UK's biggest fracking tremor Company says most residents will not have felt microseismic event at Lancashire siteCuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor recorded at the location.The tremor closed down operations at the Presto...
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

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

Meghan Markle makes surprise appearance at photo shoot Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made an unexpected appearance at a photo shoot for her Smart Works charity, which provides unemployed women with outfits for job interviews....
05:13 2019-08-23

Russia launches test of new rocket booster, sends humanoid robot into space All eyes were on the International Space Station yesterday as NASA astronauts performed a spacewalk to install a new docking port that will allow commercial vehicles to latch onto the orbiting laboratory. Meanwhile, Russia was preparing for some serious work of its own, carrying out a crucial test o...
05:39 2019-08-23

Renting in London: south London areas see biggest price increase as UK rents hit record high Renters waiting to move home until after the Tenant Fees Ban came into force increased demand in June and July, pushing average rents to a record high....
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

Boxing News at Five: Fury claims he would beat Ruiz Jnr with one hand, Kovalev says he received “substantial” offer to fight Canelo Tyson Fury believes Andy Ruiz Jnr would be an easy fight for him, and Sergey Kovalev explains why he had to knock back Canelo Alvarez fight offer The post Boxing News at Five: Fury claims he would beat Ruiz Jnr with one hand, Kovalev says he received “substantial” offer to fight Canelo appeared firs...
06:00 2019-08-23

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon....
06:00 2019-08-23

Ryan Kalil’s ‘savvy vet stuff’ impressing new Jets teammates Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams lined up against new center Ryan Kalil this week and got a surprise. “He like snaps the ball and hits at the same exact time,” Williams recounted Thursday. “I was getting hit in the face and I was like, ‘What is that?’ It catches you off guard a little bit.......
06:26 2019-08-23

It’s still Federer-Nadal-Djokovic versus the field in US Open Andy Roddick says he “wonders” sometimes if he retired too soon seven years ago at age 30. After all, he’s seen the “Big 3’’ continue their excellence well into their 30s. But then Roddick returns to reality. He realizes this trio — Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal — are superhuman, even ...
06:26 2019-08-23

Football teams have reached out to Carli Lloyd after 55-yard field goal Hey Jets, were you watching? Because Carli Lloyd is listening. Days after the USWNT star went viral for kicking field goals at a joint Eagles-Ravens practice, Lloyd said she’s had some interest in her abilities. Hitting a 55-yarder will do that for you. “There’s been some interesti...
06:26 2019-08-23

Walmart, Tesla look to address issues surrounding solar systems Walmart Inc and Tesla Inc are looking to address all issues surrounding the solar installations at Walmart stores, the companies said late on Thursday, two days after the retailer sued the electric carmaker for "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires at the installations....
06:26 2019-08-23

U.S. FAA says invites global Boeing 737 MAX pilots to simulator tests The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday it has invited a cross-section of line pilots from global carriers that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX to participate in simulator testing as part of an overall testing and validation process of new MAX procedures....
06:26 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Budget spat puts Boeing contract for AWACS upgrades at risk -sources A dispute over budgeting processes could delay NATO's efforts to finalize a $1 billion contract to extend the life of 14 aging Boeing E-3A surveillance aircraft, often called NATO's "eyes in the sky," sources familiar with the program said....
06:26 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Victims of 'La Bestia,' Mexico's notorious migrant train, learn to walk again Twelve hours after he scrambled atop a boxcar on a freight train that hurtled through Mexico towards the U.S. border, Roni Osorio could no longer fight sleep. The train lurched, and with nothing to grip onto, he rolled, fell and was sucked under its churning wheels....
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

Uighurs Use Videos to Draw Attention to Missing Family Members Haunting videos of Uighurs crying silently in front of family portraits of missing loved ones appear to challenge Beijing’s assurances about its mass-internment campaign....
06:26 2019-08-23

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
06:52 2019-08-23

Property millionaire who posted video of burning Grenfell Tower effigy: Public did not understand 'joke' A property millionaire accused of causing public outrage with a video of a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire said the public did not understand the "joke"....
06:52 2019-08-23

How to back up files on exit from Windows 10 automatically with a batch file With a carefully crafted batch file, it is possible to create a series of commands that will back up data to a chosen location and then shut down your PC automatically....
07:13 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

Trump launched airstrikes after this town was gassed in 2017. Now Assad's military is moving in Two years ago, a chemical attack by the Syrian regime in Khan Sheikhoun killed dozens and resulted in the Trump administration carrying out airstrikes mostly targeting against Syrian airfields, a warning from the most powerful nation in the world, that was more of a slap on the wrist....
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

| 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

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug. 23 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 28 points higher at 7,156 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * BT GROUP: Britain's BT Group Plc is in talks to sell its corporate business in Ireland to London-based Mayfair Equity Partners, a Sky News reporter tweeted on Thursday. * ...
08:00 2019-08-23

What can trigger anxiety? Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here....
08:00 2019-08-23

Laura Ashley in the red as home furnishing falls out of fashion Laura Ashley has plunged into the red after dwindling demand for its furniture and decorating products dragged sales lower - partly blamed on weak consumer confidence....
08:00 2019-08-23

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

Exclusive: India proposes ban on e-cigarettes, with jail terms for offenders - government documents India's health ministry has proposed a ban on the production and import of electronic cigarettes, documents seen by Reuters showed, potentially jeopardizing the expansion plans of big firms like Juul Labs and Philip Morris International....
08:26 2019-08-23

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future....
08:52 2019-08-23

Life is short, time goes too quickly, things get better: what I learned from reading my old journals | Brigid Delaney Reviewing more than 20 years of my inner world was often painful but some universal lessons emerged from the pagesRecently I came across a dusty box in the garage that was full of old journals that held all my secrets from 1996. Rereading them was excruciating, painful even, like hearing a recording...
08:52 2019-08-23

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

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a......
08:52 2019-08-23

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

HMD Global Reveals Which Nokia Phones Will Receive Android 10 Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 8.1, Nokia 7.1 are set to receive the Android 10 update in the fourth quarter of this year, HMD Global revealed just after Google announced its plans towards next-generation......
08:52 2019-08-23

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

Vivo iQoo Pro Launched, to Be Offered in 4G and 5G Variants Vivo has become the latest smartphone maker to launch a 5G smartphone. The Chinese company on Thursday introduced the new iQoo Pro 5G Edition at a press event in China....
08:52 2019-08-23

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

Judge speeds up citizenship oath for pregnant woman with contractions A judge in Los Angeles sped up the naturalization of a pregnant 31-year-old Armenian woman Thursday when she said she started having contractions before the ceremony....
08:52 2019-08-23

|MarketsLIVE:StocksclimbwithUSyieldsbeforePowellspeech Stocks in Asia advanced on low volumes along with US equity futures and Treasury yields as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s address....
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

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

Drugs worth $161 million seized in Malaysia's biggest haul Malaysian authorities on Friday said they had seized nearly 3.7 tonnes of ketamine and cocaine worth about $161 million in the country's biggest drugs haul to date....
09:13 2019-08-23

Deeply Concerned By Fires, Amazon Must Be Protected: UN Chief France and the United Nations called Thursday for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president blamed NGOs for promoting an "environmental psychosis" to damage......
09:13 2019-08-23

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
09:13 2019-08-23

Source: Left ankle sprain for Panthers' Newton Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night's preseason game against New England in the first quarter with what a league source told ESPN is a sprained left ankle....
09:13 2019-08-23

'Dancing With the Stars': President Trump says Sean Spicer will do 'great' amid backlash President Donald Trump is weighing in on Sean Spicer's controversial casting on "Dancing With the Stars," saying he'll "do great."        ...
09:39 2019-08-23

Motorola One Action with ultrawide action camera launched in India at Rs 13,999 Motorola One Action, the latest smartphone in the company's One lineup has been launched in India. The One Action gets its name courtesy of a dedicated ultrawide action camera, one of the three sensors on the back of the phone. With a widescreen and triple camera setup, Motorola One Action aim...
09:39 2019-08-23

New York Times political editor in hot water over insensitive tweets A New York Times political editor is in hot water — with at least two Republican congressmen calling for him to be fired — for a series of tweets he made a decade ago that ridiculed Jews, Mohawk Indians, the Amish and even the Times itself. Tom Wright-Piersanti, a senior political editor, has delete...
09:39 2019-08-23

Prince Andrew got a foot massage from ‘young Russian women’ at Jeffrey Epstein’s pad: report Prince Andrew was spotted getting a foot massage from two young Russian women inside Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion, a report said Thursday. Literary agent John Brockman said in a 2013 email that he saw Randy Andy getting the rubdown “from two young well-dressed Russian women” during a vi...
09:39 2019-08-23

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
10:00 2019-08-23

Noah Syndergaard dominates Indians — then rubs it in While the rain drops were falling at Citi Field, the Indians’ couldn’t find cover from Noah Syndergaard. The Mets’ fireballer, likely killing time in the Citi Field clubhouse after having his night on the mound was ended by an approximately two-hour rain delay, responded to a post be the Indians’ of...
10:00 2019-08-23

Cam Newton leaves Panthers' preseason game vs. Patriots with foot injury Cam Newton made an early exit Thursday night against the Patriots, as the Panthers QB suffered a foot injury in the first quarter.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Baltimore Orioles set MLB record for most home runs allowed in a season Baltimore Orioles set MLB mark with their 259th home run allowed, and there's still more than a month left in the regular season.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Fantasy football draft strategy: How to handle holdouts, find sleepers and ace your draft It's fantasy football season, and we want to help you dominate your draft. Here's how to handle holdouts, find best QB and TE values and get sleepers.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Williams Formula 1 team has had to 'stop and reconfigure' Williams's behind-the-scenes changes to turn around its Formula 1 fortunes are akin to stopping to "reconfigure the machine" instead of continuing with the same processes...
10:26 2019-08-23

No camping at Phish concert, as plague threatens travel plans (and ferrets) Fans who planned to camp during Phish concerts near Denver are making other plans because of plague, which also threatens another sort of wildlife.        ...
10:52 2019-08-23

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

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia has put the original Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and i...
10:52 2019-08-23

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statement when she launched a line of t-shirts that read...
11:13 2019-08-23

South Africa Bans ‘Gratuitously’ Displaying Apartheid-Era Flag, Will Be Considered Punishable Hate Speech South Africa’s Equality Court has banned flying the country’s apartheid-era flag, saying that “gratuitous” displays of the flag are acts of hate speech and racial discrimination....
11:13 2019-08-23

A Case for Why Jay-Z Should Forget About the NFL and Just Buy a Popeyes Franchise Of the myriad possible metaphors for the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich craze of 2019—which is a thing I will tell my kids about when they ask how America voted for Donald Trump—my favorite is that the sandwich itself represents heaven. The line to wait for the sandwich? That’s life on Earth. Those who ge...
11:13 2019-08-23

Police Investigate Possible Noose at Oakland Elementary School: ‘It Was Triggering and Hurtful’ Early Wednesday morning, parents and school administrators came across a tangle of heavy rope hanging from a chainlink fence at Chabot Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. It looked like a noose....
11:13 2019-08-23

Trump Calling Himself the 'Chosen One' Wasn't Even the Most Insane Moment of His Unhinged Rant On Wednesday, Trump gave what might have been his most bizarre, impromptu press conference to a pool of waiting reporters. Trump’s presidency has been famous for unhinged soundbites; we should never forget that this is a man who was caught on a hot mic proclaiming that sexually assaulting women is p...
11:13 2019-08-23

American Gold Medalists Placed on 12 Months' Probation for Pan Am Games Protests: ‘I’m Honored to Make That Sacrifice’ Two American gold medalists were put on probation for a year as punishment for their decision to demonstrate during the National Anthem at the 2019 Pan American Games....
11:13 2019-08-23

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 9: Where's the Beef? (It's Probably With My Coin) I’m sure you’re wondering why, nine days into a 22-day series of blogs about attempting veganism (as Beyoncé and her trainer Marco Borges—among many others—have urged us to do), you’re looking at a perfectly seared, medium-rare steak. Did I break from the plan last night in a fit of bloodlust and st...
11:13 2019-08-23

Orioles surrender 259th home run to clinch ignominious record in loss to Rays Tampa Bay’s Austin Meadows put the O’s in the record book for most home runs allowed in a season, and the Rays tack on another for good measure in 5-2 win at Camden Yards....
11:13 2019-08-23

WRAPUP 2-Hong Kong airport faces more protest turbulence Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as weeks of protest in the Chinese-ruled city showed no signs of let-up amid rising tension between China and some Western nations....
11:13 2019-08-23

European shares grind higher ahead of Powell speech European shares inched higher early on Friday, with all eyes on a speech by Federal Reserve Chief Jerome Powell for confirmation the the U.S. central bank is still on course to deliver another cut in interest rates next month....
11:13 2019-08-23

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem - Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter....
11:13 2019-08-23

Vegan Australian parents spared jail after ‘completely inadequate’ diet left baby malnourished An Australian couple who put their baby on a strict vegan diet that left her malnourished and suffering from long-term medical issues avoided a jail sentence on Thursday....
11:39 2019-08-23

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

If you thought we'd never fit Hotel Transylvania and "penis cake" into the same headline, you were wrong God bless Miley Cyrus for making all of our non-eternal-Hemsworth-matrimony-based dreams come true today, as the singer-songwriter finally allowed us to combine the worlds of Hotel Transylvania coverage and genital-shaped baking into a single, compact news story—just as the prophecies always said we...
11:39 2019-08-23

William Jackson Harper hops aboard Barry Jenkins' new Underground Railroad Amazon show It’s been a rough summer for Chidi fans, as anyone who saw Midsommar can attest; not only did they have to watch William Jackson Harper—who plays The Good Place’s endearingly conflicted ethical philosopher—act like kind of a jerk in Ari Aster’s brightly lit horror opus, but also, well…If you’ve seen...
11:39 2019-08-23

Brie Larson continues to trigger MCU fanboys, this time by casually wielding Thor's hammer Marvel brings people a lot of happiness, right? Certainly, though one subsection of the fandom just can’t seem to get over their disdain for Brie Larson, who plays Captain Marvel in the MCU. On Twitter, on YouTube, on Change.org petitions, and, yes, this very site right here, the vitriol flows. The ...
11:39 2019-08-23

Hyundai Sonata The seventh-generation midsize sedan was shown with a stylish redesign in April at the New York auto show and should be in dealerships by the fourth quarter....
11:39 2019-08-23

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

Amazon fires: Madonna and Leonardo DiCaprio among celebrities to speak out Huge fires have been blazing through the Brazilian rainforest this week, with more than half in the Amazon region. The fires spell disaster for the local environment and ecology -- and environmentalists and researchers say the blazes were likely lit by cattle ranchers and loggers....
11:39 2019-08-23

Google, Intel, Microsoft Join Data Protection Consortium Microsoft has joined other industry partners like Google and Intel to create the Confidential Computing Consortium, a new organisation that will be hosted at The Linux Foundation....
12:39 2019-08-23

ISRO Releases First Moon Image Captured by Chandrayaan-2 Chandrayaan-2 has captured the first image of the moon, two days after entering the lunar orbit. The picture was taken by Vikram, the spacecraft's lander....
12:39 2019-08-23

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
12:39 2019-08-23

How will Man Utd line up vs Crystal Palace? A choice of pass or pace for Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer once again has plenty of decisions to make as Manchester United look for three Premier League points against Crystal Palace this weekend....
12:39 2019-08-23

Trump's 'chopper talk' news conferences blow away White House press corps: report Some reporters are complaining that President Trump’s recent "gaggles" on the White House lawn -- as Marine One’s helicopter rotors blare in the background -- make it more difficult for them to hold the president accountable and paints them in an unprofessional light, according to a report. ...
13:00 2019-08-23

Dem Rep. Tom Malinowski: We need illegal immigrants to 'mow our beautiful lawns' Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-N.J., defended the presence of both legal and illegal immigrants on Tuesday, asking his constituents: "Who do you think is mowing our beautiful lawns?"...
13:00 2019-08-23

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
13:00 2019-08-23

Sensex Falls 371 Points, Nifty Below 10,650 As Markets Hit 6-Month Low Extending their losing streak for a fourth day running, domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a negative note amid a selloff across most sectors and lacklustre trade in Asian peers. The......
13:00 2019-08-23

G7 leaders take in dim economic outlook as global growth sputters, trade war looms Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war....
13:26 2019-08-23

Justice Dept. included anti-Semitic post in morning news brief to judges The post by VDARE featured links that directly attacked immigration judges with racially tinged slurs and a specific anti-Semitic reference about Jews and power....
13:26 2019-08-23

Huawei says U.S. curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10 billion Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially feared, though the curbs could push its smartphone unit's revenue lower by about $10 billion this year....
13:26 2019-08-23

Swedish regulator delays Swedbank money-laundering probe report The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said on Friday, pushing back the deadline by several months....
13:26 2019-08-23

Deutsche Bank to transfer up to 800 to BNP in prime brokerage deal: source A deal in the works for BNP Paribas to assume the prime brokerage operations of Deutsche Bank will involve the transfer of up to 800 people, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
13:26 2019-08-23

U.S. 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....
13:26 2019-08-23

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
13:52 2019-08-23

Norfolk scheme brings ancient wildflower meadows back to life Restoration project uses seed-rich hay taken from roadside verges to regrow lost meadowsThere is something back to front about the idyllic scene on a meadow south of Norwich. Hay is normally gathered in, but this freshly cut, sweet-smelling grass is being carefully forked across a field.The hay, har...
13:52 2019-08-23

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian government from taking a “suicide” path in the Amazon, one of the country’s most respected scientists has said, as the world’s biggest rainforest continues ...
13:52 2019-08-23

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years amid a growing outcry over Church-related sexual abuse....
13:52 2019-08-23

Felice Gimondi, Cyclist With a Career Triple Crown, Dies at 76 He was one of the rare competitors to win the Tour de France, the Vuelta a España and the Giro d’Italia. But he was stymied by the great Eddy Merckx....
14:13 2019-08-23

CBP seizes 52,000 gun parts at LA port worth $378,000 U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has seized more than 52,000 firearms parts from China, worth more than $378,000, at a port in Southern California....
14:39 2019-08-23

Attorney generals, telecoms sign plan to combat illegal robocalls Twelve of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and attorney generals from all 50 states and D.C. announced an agreement Thursday to combat illegal robocalls....
14:39 2019-08-23

Pew Research Center survey: Atheists, Jewish score highest on religion test A new study indicates people who consider themselves either atheist or agnostic are generally more knowledgeable about religion than those who are spiritual, but claim no particular faith....
14:39 2019-08-23