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Special Olympics South Africa will once again be hosting the Polar Plunge, this time with a target of 100 committed celebrities taking the plunge., including Kim Jayde, Mark Fish, Rouge and Gigi Lamay...

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Man with loaded shotgun, machete claiming 'liberty business' arrested outside Pentagon, police say A Kentucky man was arrested outside the Pentagon after he showed up with a loaded shotgun and a machete in his truck, claiming to be there on "liberty business," according to a report....
11:26 2019-08-14

Apple AirPods, HomePod, Watch Will Not Escape Trump's China Tariffs The administration said on Tuesday that some major items, such as laptops and cellphones, including Apple's MacBook and iPhone products, will not face tariffs until December 15....
11:52 2019-08-14

A Letter from the Alleged Christchurch Mosque Attacker Has Been Posted Online (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell. The six-page letter from Brenton Tarrant was posted this week on the we...
11:52 2019-08-14

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

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

Modern OS/2 distribution ArcaOS adds support for booting via UEFI ArcaOS, an updated version of IBM OS/2, is adding experimental support for booting via UEFI as Intel is phasing out the legacy BIOS interface in 2020....
12:13 2019-08-14

Donald Trump's immigration chief in race row over poem on Statue of Liberty Donald Trump's immigration chief sparked a new race storm today after claiming the iconic poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcoming migrants to America was referring to "people from Europe"....
12:13 2019-08-14

The right job can help you pay down your student loans. Here's how to find it Looking help on a student loan? About 8% of employers offer benefits addressing student debt, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.       ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday....
12:39 2019-08-14

DealBook Briefing: A Tariff Pause, but the Reprieve May Be Temporary President Trump delayed new levies on Chinese goods, but there’s little evidence that Washington or Beijing will soon make the concessions required to strike a deal....
12:39 2019-08-14

Van Dijk ‘honoured’ to be on Ballon d’Or shortlist "Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says he would be delighted to win the Ballon d’Or but insisted the team’s aims were his main focus ahead of the Super Cup final with Chelsea."...
12:39 2019-08-14

Honda Says It Will Stop Producing Cars In Argentina In 2020 Japan's Honda Motor Co on Tuesday said it will stop producing automobiles in Argentina next year as part of a global shift in how it shares production between regions. Honda said its Campana plant in......
12:39 2019-08-14

Arthur Jafa in Bloom Sought after by Spike Lee, Stanley Kubrick, and Solange Knowles alike, the visual artist is changing representations of blackness in museums and beyond....
12:39 2019-08-14

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
12:39 2019-08-14

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of disputed Kashmir poses a threat to the peace and security of South Asia....
13:00 2019-08-14

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
13:00 2019-08-14

Don Lemon sued, accused of assaulting New York bartender CNN anchor Don Lemon is being sued for allegedly assaulting a bartender. The network told USA TODAY that the anchor "categorically denies" the claims.        ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Warden at prison where Epstein died is temporarily reassigned and staffers placed on leave The top official at the New York prison that had housed Jeffrey Epstein before his apparent suicide is being moved temporarily as the FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general investigate the circumstances of the death....
13:26 2019-08-14

WIRED Takes a Good Hard Look at Dick Pics The dick pic—so commonplace, so controversial—has undeniable cultural importance, but media coverage of it tends to strike a single chord: “Ew, bad.”...
13:52 2019-08-14

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts to stonewall" the probe....
13:52 2019-08-14

Starbucks China rival Luckin sales surge in first results since IPO Luckin Coffee Inc reported a more than seven-fold jump in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, in its first earnings report as a public company, as the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp rapidly opened new stores in its home market....
13:52 2019-08-14

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday by demanding quick action on background checks and suggesting that money for Trump's border wall could go instead to fighting domestic terrorism....
14:13 2019-08-14

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt Shea connected close allies with a group offering training to young men in “biblical warfare” that includes how to use knives, pistols and rifles, wi...
14:13 2019-08-14

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted to “steal the show”. “I’m not a thief. Where I com...
14:13 2019-08-14

The fashion line designed to trick surveillance cameras Adversarial Fashion garments are covered in license plates, aimed at bamboozling a device’s databases Automatic license plate readers, which use networked surveillance cameras and simple image recognition to track the movements of cars around a city, may have met their match, in the form of a T-shir...
14:13 2019-08-14

Team USA coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He a...
14:13 2019-08-14

'Scores' killed in Yemen as UAE-backed fighters seize parts of Aden Clashes between forces backed by former Gulf allies UAE and Saudi threaten ‘new civil war within a civil war’, says thinktank“Scores” of people were killed and hundreds wounded during recent fighting in Yemen’s key port of Aden when southern separatists – trained by the UAE – seized key locations of...
14:13 2019-08-14

'It brings everything back': Christchurch despairs over white supremacist attacks Fresh atrocities in El Paso and Norway bring back the pain of New Zealand’s worst mass-shooting It’s just gone lunch time at al Noor mosque in central Christchurch and a handful of men gather to pray. They bend down on a thick blue carpet, newly installed, and sit up to face walls gleaming with fres...
14:13 2019-08-14

Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee who posted an online callout to track down a camp worker who gave her a bike has found and met the man whose generosity brought her joy.Mevan Babakar, 29, lived in a refugee camp in the Net...
14:13 2019-08-14

How to make gazpacho – recipe As summery as a salad and just as healthy, gazpacho is refreshing as a starter or, with a little improvisation, a complete meal in itselfAlong with those very first sun‑warmed strawberries, and the increased opportunities for ice-cream consumption, chilled soup is for me one of the culinary pleasure...
14:13 2019-08-14

'Men said we were immoral': the aphrodisiacs challenging taboos | Wana Udobang Nigeria’s traditional ‘Kayan Mata’ recipes have grown into a booming industry that’s empowering women to be more open about sexWhen Amra Mansur was working as a makeup artist in Abuja, while she studied law, she would overhear conversations between would-be brides and older relatives about how to pl...
14:13 2019-08-14

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
14:39 2019-08-14

Barclays no longer banking Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
14:39 2019-08-14

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half....
14:39 2019-08-14

When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong: Georgia Woman Faces Charges After Viral HIV Video In what may be a case of “when keeping it real goes wrong,” an Americus, Ga., woman is in hot water after authorities say a ploy to get even with all the men she felt had done her wrong apparently went awry....
14:39 2019-08-14

Department store stocks fall on the heels of Macy's dismal earnings Shares of Nordstrom, Kohl's, and Dilliard's fell in premarket trading on Wednesday after Macy's lowered its profit outlook in an earnings miss that was indicative of challenges within the broader department store and retail sector....
14:39 2019-08-14

Human impact on oceans doubled during last decade The impact of humans on the world's oceans has doubled during the last ten years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara....
14:39 2019-08-14

Apple Watch 5 release date, price, news and rumors The Apple Watch holds the title of the best selling smartwatch, and a version of it adorns wrists all over the world - but it's still not perfect. The Apple Watch 4 is the company's most elegant device yet - it sits near the top of our best smartwatch list - and it's packed with lots ...
14:39 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues gal pal Ghislane Maxwell, claims she ‘oversaw the process’ Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz sued the late pedophile’s estate and his gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday — as part of the first wave of civil actions under the newly enacted Child Victims Act. Araoz said she was just 15 when the financier raped her at his tony Manhattan tow...
15:00 2019-08-14

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

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer....
15:00 2019-08-14

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's? Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease....
15:00 2019-08-14

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

What to know about birth control nausea Nausea is a common side effect of many forms of birth control. It often goes away over time, but a person can take steps to reduce or eliminate it. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

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

ViacomCBS CEO: We have the scale to take on Disney and Netflix Bob Bakish, the head of a newly combined CBS and Viacom, said the company's vast content library should help it fight off rivals in the TV streaming wars....
15:00 2019-08-14

Huawei’s Harmony has potential to become ‘national OS’ of China Huawei’s in-house developed multi-device operating system – HarmonyOS – has the potential to become the ‘national OS’ of China, an industry expert said. “Huawei has a big opportunity to scale the OS in China across multiple device categories and to buil...
15:00 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits A New York woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits....
15:00 2019-08-14

Repo Rates Fuel Concern Over Mounting U.S. Debt The elevated cost of borrowing cash overnight using Treasurys as collateral highlights the expense of widening budget deficits, even as U.S. 10- and 30-year yields are near record lows....
15:00 2019-08-14

How Five Money Managers Are Playing Swings in the Market U.S. stocks have been increasingly volatile lately, with the S&P 500 rising or falling by more than 1% almost every day in the past few weeks. Here’s how some large money managers are playing the market....
15:00 2019-08-14

Retail Stocks Rally as Tariffs Are Delayed Shares of department stores, discount chains and even toy makers rallied Tuesday after the U.S. said it would delay some tariffs against China until Dec. 15....
15:00 2019-08-14

Fewer Reasons for Another Fed Cut Inflation picked up and the Trump administration delayed some tariffs. Yet investors still expect the Federal Reserve to lower rates again next month....
15:00 2019-08-14

British Man's Dentures Disappeared, Found Stuck In Throat 8 Days Later A 72-year-old man could not figure out what was wrong with his throat. It turned out that his dentures, which he thought were lost during an operation eight days earlier, had actually been lodged in......
15:00 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault in Sweden UPDATE: A$AP Rocky's ongoing, headline-grabbing legal case has finally reached a conclusion. On Wednesday morning, he was found guilty of assault by a Swedish court. However, he will not serve......
15:26 2019-08-14

Look Back on Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's Sweet Love Story You never forget your first love. Even it was just on TV. Mila Kunis, who turns 36 today, and Ashton Kutcher, 41, are one of the rare examples of Hollywood co-star couples that never......
15:26 2019-08-14

| WATCH | Mexico City suspends six police officers in rape investigation Mexico City's mayor has said that six police officers were suspended as part of an investigation into the rape of two teenage girls, after demonstrations by hundreds of women demanding justice....
15:26 2019-08-14

Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints A biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence companies has suffered a major data breach, revealing the fingerprints of more than one million people as well as unencrypted passwords, facial recognition information and other personal data....
15:52 2019-08-14

|PICinquirywrapspublichearings,commissiontopreparefinalreport The PIC inquiry has heard testimony from its final witness on Wednesday - the last of 77 witnesses who provided testimony over the past eight months....
15:52 2019-08-14

Newly Announced Need For Speed Has Some Serious Vice City Vibes Need For Speed Heat was just announced as the newest entry in the long-running series. A stylish trailer showed off elements we’ve come to expect from these games, like police chases and car customization. It also showed off a Florida setting and some neon aesthetics. Good news for folks who both n...
15:52 2019-08-14

Facebook paying to transcribe users' audio chats, report says Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats, said a report. The social network said it will stop the practice.       ...
15:52 2019-08-14

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears over how far the spillover from the global trade dispute is damaging the prospects for growth....
15:52 2019-08-14

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

Sounders add Russell Wilson, Macklemore to ownership group The Seattle Sounders are adding Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara, hip-hop artist Macklemore and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to the MLS club's ownership group....
16:13 2019-08-14

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

Russia cancels town evacuation amid radiation surge Russian officials Wednesday canceled a planned evacuation of a village that was near nuclear materials that exploded last week in the northern region of Arkhangelsk, despite a spike in radiation....
16:13 2019-08-14

|USrapperA$APRockygetssuspendedsentenceforassault A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed him a suspended sentence over a street brawl in June, a case that outraged fans and stoked diplomatic tensions....
16:39 2019-08-14

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more....
17:00 2019-08-14

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

The vicious punch that sent boxer straight into retirement Bare-knuckle boxing proved its brutality with a horrific knockout on Saturday night. Johnavan Vistante was on the receiving end of a savage right-hook that left him sprawled out on the canvas. Following a dominant first round, Kaleb Harris landed the cruel blow nearly a minute into the second. Vista...
17:00 2019-08-14

Lexus Just Made The LC Even Better Looking The Lexus LC 500 was released three years ago to a hell of a lot of fanfare because it’s one hell of a good looking car with just the perfect amount of performance. Turns out, though, that it can be improved with just one little fix: a beautiful but subtle green limited edition paint job....
17:00 2019-08-14

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
17:00 2019-08-14

His Only Relative Was Killed in the El Paso Massacre. He Has Invited the City to Her Funeral. Antonio Basco said he would welcome anyone at his wife’s funeral services this week. A Facebook post with the open invitation has generated thousands of shares and condolences....
17:26 2019-08-14

Documenting a City’s Nocturnal Living Adjusting to the effects of climate change in Phoenix has been a slow burn for its residents. Covering it required these two journalists to flip their internal clocks....
17:26 2019-08-14

Ohio teen arrested for threats against Planned Parenthood, federal agents had 10,000 rounds of ammo, FBI says An 18-year-old Ohio man was arrested on federal charges after FBI agents said he made online threats. Guns and ammo were found in his home.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Controversial George Washington mural to be covered, not destroyed, San Francisco school board votes San Francisco's school board voted Tuesday to cover up, but preserve, a mural depicting slavery, a murdered Native American and George Washington.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Police search for motive in 'long and horrific gun battle' near California freeway Police are investigating why a man suddenly opened fire just off a freeway in Riverside, California. A California Highway Patrol officer was killed.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

'AGT': Kodi Lee moves judges to tears in 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' with Paul Simon's OK Kodi Lee, a blind singer with autism, performed a moving rendition of Simon and Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water."        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

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

We might soon find out if the Earth-like worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1 can support life The James Webb Space Telescope is going to be an incredible tool for scientists to peer deep into space, returning information that could teach us a lot about our universe and our place in it. Sure, the people making it might be incompetent, and it’s already so far over budget that Congress ha...
17:52 2019-08-14

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying that she was subjected to torture, according to her family....
17:52 2019-08-14

Pakistan prepared to 'fight to the end' over Kashmir, says PM Imran Khan Pakistan is prepared to "fight to the end" over Kashmir if necessary, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday during a speech from the Pakistani-controlled part of the disputed region....
17:52 2019-08-14

Wait to Buy a Galaxy Note 10+ Adapter for Super-Fast 45W Charging Shopping for a new charger for your phone can be confusing. Typically, you’re good to go with whatever ships with your device, but it probably isn’t an adapter that can give you the fastest and best charging speeds. Those are often more expensive, and your smartphone’s manufacturer isn’t going to be...
17:52 2019-08-14

Make Frozen Teethers With Baby Food Pouches We are at a stage with our infant son where every unexplained expression of discontentment is met with the question: “Do you think he’s teething?” Right now, it’s likely that he is. He’s drooly and a little fussy, and whenever I let him feel the “cold” of a canned beverage straight out of the fridg...
17:52 2019-08-14

Serial stalker sent woman 10,000 disturbing texts in 12 days: authorities A Florida creep sent a woman roughly 10,000 text messages during a 12-day span, including threats that they would “die together,” deputies said. Nicholas C. Nelson, 48, of Parkland, was busted in Georgia after a woman told deputies in Broward County that she started getting a torrent of texts from N...
17:52 2019-08-14

Russia says radiation levels spiked in area around weapons test explosion Radiation levels near the site of a deadly explosion of an apparent nuclear-powered missile being tested in Russia spiked by up to 16 times above normal, according to the country’s weather service. The Thursday blast on the coast of the White Sea in Nyonska killed five scientists with Russia’s...
17:52 2019-08-14

Jail guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein were sleeping before his death The two Manhattan jail guards tasked with monitoring Jeffrey Epstein before he died fell asleep on the job and fudged the log entries to show they checked on him and other inmates when they actually didn’t, according to reports. Surveillance video reviewed after Epstein’s death showed th...
17:52 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
18:13 2019-08-14

Wall Street tumbles on rising fears of recession Wall Street main indexes slid more than 2% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
18:13 2019-08-14

Macy's sinks as discounts to clear inventory backfire, tourism drops Macy's Inc slashed its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted merchandise heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down as much as 18%....
18:13 2019-08-14

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

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

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines' Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their own hands....
19:00 2019-08-14

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
19:00 2019-08-14

Quartararo impatient to get to Yamaha-suited MotoGP tracks after podium After a surprise podium at the Red Bull Ring, Petronas SRT MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo says he is "impatient" to go to tracks where the Yamaha stands a better chance of winning...
19:00 2019-08-14

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

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will take effect on January 1, 2020.Read more......
19:00 2019-08-14

Misfit's New Vapor X Smartwatch Looks Very Promising The first Misfit Vapor was nearly vaporware. Its successor, the Vapor 2, tried to fix the original smartwatch’s issues but was ultimately hindered by an outdated processor. Today, Misfit launched its third stab at a smartwatch with the Vapor X—and at least on paper, it looks like it could be a subst...
19:00 2019-08-14

Report: Juul's Meaningless Attempts at Self-Regulation Just Led to Explosion in Knockoff Juul Pods Juul pulled almost all of its flavored nicotine pods other than menthol and mint off the market last year under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, which under recently departed Administrator Scott Gottlieb was pursuing a hardline stance on the vaping industry and specifically on Juul, w...
19:00 2019-08-14

| Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department has said....
19:26 2019-08-14

Watch: New York park posts signs after series of squirrel attacks Signs posted at a New York City park are warning visitors not to feed the local squirrels because the seemingly cute and cuddly residents have turned aggressive....
19:52 2019-08-14

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
19:52 2019-08-14

Wall Street tumbles on growing recession fears Wall Street main indexes slumped more than 2.5% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
19:52 2019-08-14

No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials China made no concessions to the United States after President Donald Trump postponed threatened tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
19:52 2019-08-14

Meet experts from Ripple, Consensys, and more at Hard Fork Summit 2019 The Bitcoin hype may have died down, but the tech behind it definitely hasn’t. With Bitcoin’s price on the rise again, and with major companies adopting and experimenting with blockchain, the way we do business, make payments, and perceive the value of money is about to change. As we find ourselves ...
20:13 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault by Swedish Court A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden on Wednesday for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm, a ruling that comes after President Donald Trump tried to intervene on his behalf....
20:13 2019-08-14

Chris Matthews Is a Strong Candidate for 'Man With the Worst Jeffrey Epstein Take' MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggested on Tuesday that politicians flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet, known as the “Lolita Express,” in part because they were short on cash....
20:13 2019-08-14

Donald Trump Is Fearmongering About the Wind Now Donald Trump’s entire presidency is based on making people feel fear. His fascism and bigotry in both rhetoric and policies destroy lives. Now, in an exceptionally deranged speech delivered on Tuesday, he tried to make people worry about the wind somehow just... stopping....
20:13 2019-08-14

When Is It Okay to Tell Someone They're Doing Something Wrong in the Gym? Here’s a topic that generated some spirited discussion in our call for gym etiquette questions: when is it okay to tell someone they’re exercising wrong?...
20:13 2019-08-14

Marengo surges to victory in Stage 1, Craddock takes overall lead "Umberto Marengo blasted out of a late breakway to narrowly win Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah on Tuesday while runner-up Lawson Craddock gained enough time to take the overall lead."...
20:13 2019-08-14

Fall 'Destiny 2' update makes it easier to spend money in-game Destiny 2 developer Bungie is doubling down on microtransactions as a way to fund the continued development of its popular online shooter. In a recent blog post, Destiny franchise director Luke Smith detailed how microtransactions (or MTX) will play......
20:13 2019-08-14

Formula 1's underdogs struggle with the technical challenges of the sport As Renault approached the French Grand Prix, a lot was at stake. The race was on the team's home turf, at a make-or-break point in the season. Nobody was panicking, yet. Despite having won twice in 2018 with Red Bull, new driver Daniel Ricciardo knew......
20:13 2019-08-14

Fox News dipshit says Shia LaBeouf called him "trash" in an airport lounge, which rules Shia LaBeouf’s no angel—we’ve written about his troubling behavior, the consequences of his substance abuse issues, and his weird plagiarism. The actor’s since apologized, gotten sober, and discussed how his work on this year’s excellent The Peanut Butter Falcon helped him stop being such an asshole...
20:13 2019-08-14

Man with TV on head who left old TVs on doorsteps is your god now There are some people in this life that vibrate at a higher frequency. You just look at them and immediately know they are magic—no, it’s more than that. They are too pure and good for the over-simplified language of mere dunderheaded mortals. What if I told you there is one such human in Virginia, ...
20:13 2019-08-14

Richard Linklater on why Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a coming of age story As the director of films like Boyhood, Richard Linklater is no stranger to the coming of age tale. Typically, though, a coming of age movie features a teen coming into their own as an adult, summarily figuring out their place in the big, bad world....
20:13 2019-08-14

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

Aladdin producer confirms live-action sequel is "in the early stages," so there's still time to stop this thing As with Disney’s other live-action and “live-action, wink wink” remakes, Aladdin made a lot of money. In scientific terms, it generated a “metric crap-ton of cash dollars,” so we probably don’t need to tell you that the folks at Disney are already pondering a sequel to keep that money train chug-chu...
20:13 2019-08-14

Mindhunter's Jonathan Groff charmingly reminds you he's also Kristoff in Frozen When he’s not obsessively interviewing serial killers on David Fincher’s Mindhunter, Jonathan Groff is leaving voicemails for children—okay, that definitely doesn’t sound any less dark than the other thing. Let’s clarify: Groff, who has a background in musical theater (ask your former Drama Club fri...
20:13 2019-08-14

Trump Immigration Plan Offers a Ticket to the American Dream. The Poor Need Not Apply. The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor....
20:13 2019-08-14

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change....
20:13 2019-08-14

Emilia Clarke is no Khaleesi in 'Last Christmas' Emilia Clarke rides a roller coaster of emotions as Kate in "Last Christmas." The romantic-comedy also stars Henry Golding, Emma Thompson and Michelle Yeoh.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

Mason raises $25 million to expedite enterprise hardware development Mason, a startup developing a platform that expedites enterprise mobile hardware time to market, raised $25 million in series A funding led by Coatue.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Mux raises $20 million to simplify video streaming and analytics Video technology and analytics startup Mux has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Evolution Media, with participation from Accel and Y Combinator.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Borderlands 3 interview — How the writers envisioned twin ‘livescream’ villains and multiple planets Danny Homan and Sam Winkler of Gearbox Software tried to infuse their sense of humor into the writing of Borderlands 3 and its twin villains.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he's willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon Valley. "It's not ideal because it's very messy. But if you have to you have to," said Simons. The FT...
20:39 2019-08-14

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit. The Department of Health indicated that hospital trusts should be prepared to charge some EU citizens who are currently eligible for free tr...
20:39 2019-08-14

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for three hours the night he died of an apparent suicide, multiple sources told The New York Times. They are alleged to have falsified records to hide the m...
20:39 2019-08-14

America's Got Talent Judges on What Makes Kodi Lee So Special Kodi Lee is the name on everyone's lips. The America's Got Talent contestant wowed the panel with his audition and received the Golden Buzzer from new judge Gabrielle Union, and his first......
20:39 2019-08-14

Why Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Went Public With Their Problems Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith were done with chasing the fairytale. With more than two decades together under their married belt, the famed Mr. and Mrs. have become one of......
20:39 2019-08-14

Will Khloe Kardashian Let Single Mom Terra Give Up on Her Revenge Body Journey Over Custody Battle Concerns? Khloe Kardashian isn't ready to give up on Terra. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, the Good American boss has a meeting with trainer Autumn......
20:39 2019-08-14

Here's a New Frozen 2 Teaser Courtesy of Jonathan Groff If you're itching for any Frozen 2 nugget at all, Jonathan Groff's got you covered. The Glee alum, Mindhunter star and Broadway actor appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy......
20:39 2019-08-14

Ashley Graham Is Pregnant With Her First Child Congratulations are in order for Ashley Graham! The 31-year-old model and her husband Justin Ervin are expecting their first child. The pair announced the happy news by sharing a video......
20:39 2019-08-14

Brandi Cyrus Breaks Silence on Sister Miley's Split From Liam Hemsworth: "I'm Here for Her, Obviously" There's no bond quite like sisterhood. Just ask Brandi and Miley Cyrus. Over the weekend, while the duo were vacationing in Italy, news broke that Miley had split from her longtime......
20:39 2019-08-14

Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics Canada’s ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country’s former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict of interest case...
21:00 2019-08-14

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city...
21:00 2019-08-14

The six best MTV Cribs pads of all time – from Mariah's Mermaid room to Criss Angel's giant train set The younger version of Through the Keyhole is returning, but will the roster of Towie stars be able to live up to the series’ most outlandish houses?Cribs, MTV’s 00s version of Through the Keyhole, was a way for some of the world’s least self-aware celebrities to show cameras around their sprawling,...
21:00 2019-08-14

Sacred Games 2 Now Streaming on Netflix in India Sacred Games season 2 is now streaming on Netflix in India and across the globe. Sacred Games 2 has a total of eight episodes, which pick up with Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) right where we left off....
21:00 2019-08-14

Adobe's August Patch Tackles Severe Bugs in Acrobat, Reader, Photoshop The Adobe August 2019 Security Patch also resolved over 34 vulnerabilities in Photoshop for Windows and macOS, and the list of flaws for Photoshop include out-of-bounds write, type of confusion, heap......
21:00 2019-08-14

New Zealand Officials Admit Letting Christchurch Suspect Send Hateful Letter The lapse was particularly embarrassing because Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and other leaders said they would do everything they could to deny the suspect any further platform....
21:26 2019-08-14

Soul Searching Among Hong Kong Protesters After Chaos at Airport After violent scenes on Tuesday, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one social post read....
21:26 2019-08-14

Sports Direct shares plunge as auditor quits Accountancy firm Grant Thornton has quit its role as auditor to Mike Ashley's Sports Direct weeks after the chaotic release of the retail empire's annual results - sending shares plunging....
21:26 2019-08-14

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
21:26 2019-08-14

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
21:26 2019-08-14

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
21:26 2019-08-14

Ohio State University, home of Buckeyes, applies to trademark the word 'the' College was originally known as The Ohio State UniversityMove likely to be related to school’s popular football teamOhio State University wants to trademark the word “the” when used as part of the school’s name on university merchandise. The Columbus Dispatch reports the school submitted a trademark...
21:26 2019-08-14

Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? As of 2018, 10 states – all with Republican-controlled legislatures – have strict voter ID laws in placeThe former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for Senate there – said this week that she would not enter the Democrats’ race to be the party’s 2020 ...
21:26 2019-08-14

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, more than 90 minutes away from her home. She was – ...
21:26 2019-08-14

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

A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault over Stockholm brawl Rapper is spared prison in case that provoked diplomatic row involving Donald TrumpA Stockholm court has found A$AP Rocky guilty of assault but spared him prison in a case that outraged the US rapper’s fans and sparked a diplomatic row when Donald Trump questioned the fairness of Sweden’s judicial s...
21:26 2019-08-14

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

NSW police say USB drive discovered on alleged Sydney stabbing attacker – video NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media in Sydney about the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD. The western Sydney man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old woman at the Hotel CBD about 2pm and then tried to...
21:26 2019-08-14

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thousands of demonstrators who had grounded flights for a second consecutive day. Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Continue reading......
21:26 2019-08-14

Princess Diana musical heads to Broadway with swearing queen, 'handsome' Prince Charles A musical about Princess Diana, featuring the royal wedding drama and Prince Charles' infamous affair, is headed to Broadway this spring.        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

Stephen Colbert bashes Ken Cuccinelli for Statue of Liberty poem 'update' Amid Ken Cuccinelli's controversial comments about the famous Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty sonnet, Stephen Colbert has an edit of his own.        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

Scientists develop better, cheaper way to make pattern metals for solar cells Chemists at the University of Warwick have developed a better way to make patterned metals. The material innovation could make solar panels cheaper and more sustainable....
22:13 2019-08-14

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their screen.Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

Jim Harbaugh And Luke Fickell Bicker About The James Hudson Transfer Saga Of all the NCAA’s heavy-handed mechanisms of controlling players, the transfer portal is among the most confusing. The 2018 opening of the portal theoretically makes it easier for athletes to switch schools, though it has done little to actually make things smoother for transferring players, which m...
22:13 2019-08-14

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to 6 years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
22:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
22:13 2019-08-14

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's trade and oil industry partners The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduro's government, as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out....
22:13 2019-08-14

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

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships.” As...
22:39 2019-08-14

Sony developing Searching sequel that probably won't star John Cho, sorry With a clever take on the “screen life” sub-genre (it’s like your computer screen, but a movie) and the crazy likability of leading man John Cho, Searching was one of last year’s biggest little hits. And like Unfriended before it, Searching will have its very own sequel, as Deadline reports that Son...
22:39 2019-08-14

|DeBeerswillletbuyersrejectmorediamondstofendoffcrisis De Beers will let buyers reject more diamonds at a sale next week as the mining company shows almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis....
22:39 2019-08-14

Report: Guards failed to check on Jeffrey Epstein for 3 hours The two prison staff members who'd been guarding the unit where Jeffrey Epstein died by apparent suicide failed to check on him that night for about three hours, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing several law enforcement and prison officials with knowledge of the investigation....
23:00 2019-08-14

Rapper A$AP Rocky Is Convicted of Assault in Sweden, Won't Face Prison American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden but won’t serve prison time after a trial marked by an intervention by President Trump, who urged the country’s government to release the artist....
23:00 2019-08-14

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
23:00 2019-08-14

Was The Wizard of Oz Cursed? The Truth Behind the Dark Stories About the Judy Garland Classic Thursday marks 80 years since the Aug. 15, 1939, Hollywood premiere of the film classic The Wizard of Oz, the story of a tornado that hits Kansas and transports a young girl named Dorothy, played by Judy Garland, to a magical place called Oz, where she embarks on a journey to track down the wizard w...
23:00 2019-08-14

Come and See Game of Thrones’ The Mountain Lift Ed Sheeran Over His Head In the past, the sight of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane lifting up a fellow Game of Thrones actor has frequently served as a cue for fans to cover their eyes. But during a weekend run-in with Ed Sheeran — who played an unnamed Lannister soldier in Thrones‘ season 7 premiere &...
23:00 2019-08-14

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

‘Zombie homes’ lure black mold, drug addicts to Brooklyn neighborhood Sheepshead Bay is infested with zombies. But a lust for brains isn’t the problem — it’s mold, feral cats, drifters and property values. The properties located at 4, 5 and 14a Lake Ave. in Brooklyn — a low-lying area known as the courts — have sat vacant since Hurricane Sandy slammed the neighborhood...
23:00 2019-08-14

Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Voters aren't sure Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' has broken chart records, but some voters question if it should be nominated for the Country Music Association Awards.        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

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

Harry Reid: I wish Al Franken would run again Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said he wants to see former Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) return to public office after being forced out of Congress over allegations of sexual impropriety roughly one and a half years ago. “I wish he would,” Reid told The Daily Beast in an interview earlier th...
23:26 2019-08-14

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators there.The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese autho...
23:26 2019-08-14

Macy's tumbles as tourism slump hurts profits Shares in US department store chain Macy's have plunged after a decline in tourist shoppers helped dent sales and profits, while it also grapples with the prospect of new tariffs on Chinese goods....
23:26 2019-08-14

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy...
23:26 2019-08-14

Not so fast, Boris... the fightback begins The new PM is settling in to No 10, but behind the scenes a no-deal resistance is forming. As the group hatch plans to avert disaster in October, Julian Glover forecasts stormy weather for Westminster...
23:52 2019-08-14

At least 3 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff At least three Philadelphia police officers were shot during a wild standoff in the city’s North Side Wednesday, according to various reports. Dozens of police officers swarmed the residential neighborhood around 4:30 p.m. and closed off surrounding streets, with video from news choppers showi...
23:52 2019-08-14

8chan owner Jim Watkins faces grilling on extremist content The House Committee on Homeland Security subpoenaed Jim Watkins, the owner of the far-right Internet message board 8chan, as part of a probe into the social media site’s connections to extremists. “In recent years, violent extremist content has proliferated on both large and small social media platf...
23:52 2019-08-14

Driver bizarrely ‘double parks’ on top of another car in New Jersey How’s that for double-parking? A driver literally parked on top of another car on a New Jersey residential street Wednesday morning — and a passerby snapped a photo of the bizarre mishap. The incident — first reported by The Daily Voice — unfolded on Trimble Avenue in Clifton...
23:52 2019-08-14

New Apex Legends Axe Costs $170 In Coin Packs They say you’ve got to spend money to make money. In the case of Apex Legends’ new event, you’ll have to spend $160 to earn the opportunity to spend $10 to unlock a $35 virtual axe. Confused? Oh, my friend, we’re just getting started....
00:13 2019-08-15

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

No Man's Sky Beyond Makes A Great First Impression, Except For The Bugs No Man’s Sky’s Beyond update has the same pull for all the checklist and spreadsheet lovers out there as it always has, with a lot less of the frustration....
00:13 2019-08-15

Demon's Souls Can Now Run At 4K And 60 FPS (In An Emulator) You’ll need a powerful PC and a copy of the original game, but thanks to a new patch to the PS3 emulator RPCS3, it’s now possible to play the 2009 action-role-playing game Demon’s Souls in 4K while running at 60 frames per second....
00:13 2019-08-15

Players Say No Man's Sky Beyond Is Crashing, And Developers Promise A Fix Soon No Man’s Sky players are saying that Beyond is running poorly on console, with frequent crashes. Hello Games says they’re aware of the issue and are working on a fix....
00:13 2019-08-15

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
00:13 2019-08-15

U.S. climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
00:13 2019-08-15

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

Keller Williams Expands iBuying Reach in Deal With Offerpad Real-estate firm Keller Williams is joining with home-sales platform Offerpad, expanding its reach into the fast-growing market of algorithm-driven home sales....
00:13 2019-08-15

U.S. House panel subpoenas website 8chan owner to testify as part of social media probe The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday it had subpoenaed online message board 8chan owner Jim Watkins to testify on Sept. 5 as part of its probe into countering extremist content on social media platforms....
00:13 2019-08-15

Amazon launches program to donate unsold products, after reports millions being destroyed The new Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Donations program is meant to encourage third-party sellers to donate unsold inventory, rather than having Amazon destroy it....
00:39 2019-08-15

MLB playoff push: Here are the AL teams that will be playing in October SportsPulse: We are just six weeks away from playoff baseball. Our MLB insider Bob Nightengale predicts who in the AL will be playing October baseball.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Andrus gets 4 hits, Rangers beat Jays 7-3 to avoid sweep Kolby Allard pitched 5 2/3 innings to win for the first time with Texas, Elvis Andrus had four hits and two RBI and the Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Garoppolo has no good, very bad practice day for 49ers Jimmy Garoppolo had a practice to forget in his final session before facing an opposing defense for the first time since suffering a season-ending knee injury in September       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Court Stays JNU Inquiry Against Teachers For Participating In Protest The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the inquiry initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against its 45 faculty members for allegedly participating in a protest march in July last year....
00:39 2019-08-15

CRPF Soldiers Get 72 Gallantry Medals, Highest Among Security Forces Action in the counter-terrorism grid of Jammu and Kashmir has fetched central security forces maximum gallantry medals among the 180 such decorations announced by the government on the occasion of the......
00:39 2019-08-15

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

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

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other companies going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
01:00 2019-08-15

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
01:00 2019-08-15

Alibaba's Tsai nears deal to buy rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets: source Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is nearing a deal to buy the 51% stake he does not already own in the U.S. basketball team Brooklyn Nets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
01:00 2019-08-15

'I belong to me': What happens in Middle America when the pools, churches, and bars all close FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. — Between Fayette Avenue and the Monongahela River in Fayette City used to be the local swimming pool. The old sign for Crystal Pool, with a Coca-Cola advertisement atop, still looms over the lot, which is now a junkyard....
01:26 2019-08-15

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

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

Coach accuses Little League World Series team of ‘dishonorable,’ ‘disgusting’ sign stealing Rhode Island defeated New Hampshire to win the New England regional championship, but the New Hampshire coach wasn't pleased with his opponent's sportsmanship....
01:26 2019-08-15

Microsoft Edge can now read aloud websites with human-like voices Microsoft’s Edge browser has a neat feature you might not have been aware of: it can read websites out loud for you. Handy as either an accessibility feature or if you’re busy doing something else, the read aloud function is one of my favorite little features in Microsoft’s browser. Now Microsoft is...
01:26 2019-08-15

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Tarantino's last word? Discuss with spoilers This vibrant riff on Tinseltown toys with myths, lost stars and timelines to spin an engaging yarn. What more do you want?This article contains spoilers about Once Upon a Time in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino, the ur-Gen X movie geek director, has, for some time, suggested that he wants to make 10 film...
01:52 2019-08-15

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of interest case, a watchdog ruled on Wednesday.According...
01:52 2019-08-15

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in need of volunteers, donations TUCSON – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is in need of donations and volunteers this summer. They serve around 190,000 people every year. People who wish to receive an emergency food box must meet federal poverty level guidelines. D. Maxfield visits the food bank once a month. She ...
01:52 2019-08-15

Dow drops 800 points, Wall Street suffers worst day of the year NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – Wall Street took a battering on Wednesday, suffering its worst day so far this year after movements in the bond market signaled the sharpest indication yet of an approaching recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had already shed 400 points at the opening bell...
01:52 2019-08-15

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

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
01:52 2019-08-15

Rihanna's Mom Joins Her and Boyfriend Hassan Jameel on Date Night Family night out! Rihanna, her billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel, her mother Monica Braithwaite and one of the singer's brothers stepped out together for a dinner at the new Mason......
01:52 2019-08-15

Real-Life Drama Is Making Bachelor in Paradise Both Better and Worse At the Same Time At this point, Stagecoach Festival is practically a cast member on Bachelor in Paradise. The majority of the drama that has happened so far in season six started somewhere around that......
01:52 2019-08-15

Home buyers are taking advantage of falling rates, says housing market analyst Ivy Zelman Housing market analyst Ivy Zelman, known for predicting the 2005 housing peak and the 2012 housing bottom, spoke to CNBC's Power Lunch on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-08-15

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

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
02:13 2019-08-15

Microsoft's latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the help of employees and contractors....
02:13 2019-08-15

Cisco's Outlook Dampened by China Slowdown, Trade Dispute Cisco Systems reported stronger revenue in its latest quarter but projected disappointing growth this quarter on lower spending from some customers and weakness in China....
02:13 2019-08-15

I might never watch Netflix again unless I’m watching in this awesome new app You know how HBO’s slogan is “it’s not TV, it’s HBO”? That statement wasn’t just a slogan for so many years, it was the truth. HBO shows were in a league of their own, offering writing and production value that had no equal. These days, however, HBO isn’t wh...
02:13 2019-08-15

Amazon to save merchandise from the trash, donating items instead in a new program Starting in September, Amazon will kick off a new program that will keep unsold and returned items out of the trash, donating them to charity instead.       ...
02:13 2019-08-15

Ask The Salty Waitress: Customers keep stealing our salt and pepper shakers Dear Salty, My wife and I own a breakfast and lunch restaurant, and we’re blessed that it does a steady business of tourists and regulars. We’ve been fortunate, our customers and staff are generally all great and our regulars are like family. But we have a problem with customers stealing our salt an...
03:00 2019-08-15

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

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

Disney and Charter have reached a multi-year distribution deal Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r......
03:00 2019-08-15

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
03:00 2019-08-15

Currys is offering the Surface Laptop 2 for just £8.79 to A-Level students There are loads of Back to School deals out there, but this might be the best one we’ve ever seen, with Currys PC World offering A-Level students the chance to buy the Surface Laptop 2 for just £8.79 – a huge saving of 99%!Of course, there are some caveats to this incredible deal....
03:26 2019-08-15

Best movies on Netflix (August 2019): 20 films you need to watch right now Best Movies on Netflix: TechRadar's round-up of the best films on Netflix's massive US catalog.If you're anything like us, you can spend hours searching for the best movies on Netflix only to come up empty handed two hours later. It's a whole bunch of wasted time and - if you lea...
03:26 2019-08-15

Heavy metal band Metallica donates 250,000 euros for Romanian pediatric hospital American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-08-15

Jay-Z, Roger Goodell explain partnership between Roc Nation, NFL: 'This is action' Jay-Z and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell explained partnership between league and Roc Nation, said they are taking action sparked by player protests.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Phillies' Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will have MRI Thursday and likely have season-ending surgery on bone spur in his pitching elbow.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The company announced in a blogpost on Wednesday that i...
03:26 2019-08-15

Installing an SSD in a Windows 10 laptop is both the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done As the designated tech guy around the house, I knew even before my parents told me that their Windows 10 laptop is getting slower and slower that I had to swap the original hard drive with one of the solid-state variety, or SSD as they’re called. Having done the same thing to MacBook Pros year...
03:26 2019-08-15

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly...
03:26 2019-08-15

Employees Urge Google Not To Work With US Immigration Officials Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop "engaging in human rights abuses."...
03:52 2019-08-15

Woman Who Says Jeffrey Epstein Raped Her When She Was 15 Sues His Estate A woman who says Jeffrey Epstein raped her when she was a teenager sued for damages Wednesday as US media reported the disgraced financier's prison guards were asleep instead of checking on him before......
03:52 2019-08-15

Footballer Emiliano Sala, Pilot "Exposed To Carbon Monoxide" Before Crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and the pilot flying his plane when it crashed were likely exposed to "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide, investigators announced on Wednesday....
03:52 2019-08-15

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
03:52 2019-08-15

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

What to know about bleeding hemorrhoids A person can sometimes treat bleeding hemorrhoids at home. At other times, hemorrhoids may require specialist treatment or surgery. Learn more about the symptoms, home remedies, and treatments here....
03:52 2019-08-15

Did You Have an Iconic Wedding Date? Did you get married on a day that aligned perfectly with your zodiac sign? Or did your nuptials coincide with an important day in history? If you got married on a fortuitous or iconic date, we want to hear from you....
03:52 2019-08-15

Kostya and Me: How Sam Patten Got Ensnared in Mueller’s Probe A political consultant crosses paths with Konstantin Kilimnik, Paul Manafort, and Cambridge Analytica, then becomes part of the Russia investigation....
03:52 2019-08-15

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
04:13 2019-08-15

4 Your Health: Reducing impulsive behavior in children Many patients are not being honest with their doctor. Researchers studied the survey responses from over 4,500 people. Roughly half said they did not tell their doctor if they were experiencing life-threatening issues. This included being a sexual assault victim, facing threats of domestic violence,...
04:13 2019-08-15

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court documents, construction was set to begin on Aug. 22 but ha...
04:13 2019-08-15

Venezuela's Maduro accuses former Colombian president Uribe of plotting to kill him Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday accused former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe of plotting to assassinate him in cohorts with Colombia's U.S. ambassador Francisco Santos, and exiled Venezuelan opposition leader Lester Toledo....
04:13 2019-08-15

Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine for war dead on Thursday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, Kyodo News said, a gesture likely to be criticized by Asian neighbors....
04:13 2019-08-15

Gibraltar to release Iranian oil tanker on Thursday: Sun newspaper The British territory of Gibraltar will on Thursday release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean in July, the Sun newspaper reported, citing sources close to Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo....
04:13 2019-08-15

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0268 — weaker than expected China's official midpoint reference for the yuan was set at 7.0268 per the U.S. dollar on Thursday — stronger than Wednesday's fixing, but it was weaker than what analysts had forecast....
04:13 2019-08-15

Pirates' Jameson Taillon has second Tommy John surgery, to miss 2020 season Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon is expected to miss next season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow for a second time....
04:39 2019-08-15

LeBron James, Michael Jordan included in 'NBA2K' All-Decade teams LeBron James, Kevin Durant and NBA legends -- including Michael Jordan -- are part of the four All-Decade teams announced by video game franchise "NBA2K."...
04:39 2019-08-15

S. Korean Olympic chief: IOC will have answers on Japan's Dokdo labeling, radioactive contamination When it comes to Tokyo's labeling of Dokdo as Japanese territory on its Olympic website and concerns of radioactive contamination during the competition, the International Olympic Committee will have definitive answers....
04:39 2019-08-15

Cuteness alert! Disney gives fans 'Lady and the Tramp' live-action first look The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped, and the two star dogs are total charmers.        ...
04:39 2019-08-15

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-08-15

Liverpool's Adrian: Super Cup caps a crazy week "Liverpool goalkeeper, Adrian was left to reflect on a whirlwind few weeks after his penalty shoot-out heroics saw Jurgen Klopp\u0027s men defeat Chelsea to lift the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul."...
04:39 2019-08-15

Alibaba IPO plan at risk amid massive Hong Kong protests Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a September listing on the Hong Kong exchange as rec...
05:00 2019-08-15

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a media conglomerate to compete with the likes of Ne...
05:00 2019-08-15

Rep. Steve King Questions If ‘There Would Be Any Population’ Left While Defending Rape and Incest Abortion Ban URBANDALE, Iowa — U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest. Speaking before a conservative group in the Des Moines suburb of Urban...
05:00 2019-08-15

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
05:00 2019-08-15

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

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

US: Several police officers shot in Philadelphia A police operation in the neighborhood of Nicetown left six officers injured. Authorities said the shooter was still active, barricated inside a house and engaged in a tense standoff with police....
05:00 2019-08-15

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

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
05:00 2019-08-15

Denmark mulls tighter border checks with Sweden after Copenhagen bombing A Swedish man has been arrested and an arrest warrant issued for another over the bombing of a government agency in Copenhagen. Denmark said it was considering strengthening border controls with Sweden in response....
05:00 2019-08-15

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
05:00 2019-08-15

Ohio State lands LeBron James’ ‘nephew’ Meechie Johnson LeBron James will have yet another reason to watch Ohio State. The Buckeyes landed four-star point guard Demetrius “Meechie” Johnson Jr. for their 2021 class this week, a rising junior whom LeBron refers to as his “nephew.” Johnson’s father and real-life uncle have been...
05:26 2019-08-15

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
05:26 2019-08-15

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
05:26 2019-08-15

Worried About Aaron Judge? He Isn’t. Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, has struggled all August, with just one home run since July 20. But he’s already learned to avoid overreacting to slumps....
05:26 2019-08-15

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

Fresno cops interrupt music video shoot, arrest 16-year-old over stolen handgun The recording of a music video in Fresno, Calif. was cut short Tuesday evening after police arrested a teen allegedly armed with a stolen .40-caliber handgun....
05:52 2019-08-15

Ohio State University applies to trademark 'The' Ohio State University wants to trademark the word "The" when used in association with the school's name on retail merchandise. according to media reports. ...
05:52 2019-08-15

South Carolina deputy caught in department’s own undercover child sex sting operation, sheriff says A South Carolina sheriff says he is “sick to his stomach” after one of his own deputies was busted by his department in an undercover child sex sting operation....
05:52 2019-08-15

Mystics use 29-8 4th quarter to beat Storm 88-59 Aerial Powers led six Washington players in double figures with 16 points and the Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 88-59       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Epstein told lawyers that cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione ‘roughed him up’ Jeffrey Epstein told his lawyers that a hulking ex-cop inflicted the injuries that left him nearly unconscious in his cell last month, a source close to the convicted pedophile’s case told The Post. Epstein was treated for neck injuries following the July 23 incident inside the Metropolitan Correcti...
05:52 2019-08-15

Brooklyn grocery store raided by NYC Sheriff’s officers Where there’s smoke… A raid on a Brooklyn grocery store Wednesday turned up a massive trove of untaxed cigarettes, snuff and liquor — valued at more than half a million dollars, the NYC Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies grabbed more than 5,000 cartons of cigarettes, enough boxe...
05:52 2019-08-15

Owners of kitty swiped by nanny win custody — and have change of heart “We have no plans for euthanization at this time,” Julie Berman told The Post. “As long as he isn’t suffering we’ll continue to work on a treatment plan for him.”...
05:52 2019-08-15

China's Lenovo first-quarter profit more than doubles on record PC market share Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group reported a more than two-fold jump in first-quarter profit on Thursday, beating analysts' estimates thanks to robust sales of personal computers....
05:52 2019-08-15

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the environment ministry....
05:52 2019-08-15

Disney and Charter reach multiyear carriage agreement Charter has agreed to a multiyear carriage agreement with Disney, avoiding a blackout of networks including ABC and ESPN. Charter will carry the ACC Network and will make ESPN+ available to Charter customers as a new network as part of the deal, sources say....
05:52 2019-08-15

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
05:52 2019-08-15

These Heroes Put A Manual Transmission In An Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Like many sporty cars these days, the Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 is only available with a transmission that is shifted by computer rather than three pedals and a hand rod thingy. The 3-liter twin-turbo Nissan VR30DDTT is a gem of an engine, and the Q60 chassis is pretty great, too. While the steerin...
06:13 2019-08-15

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
06:13 2019-08-15

Welcome to the world of wildly colorful, patterned home decor In design today, more is more. Despite a decade-long — and seemingly never-ending — craze for pared-down midcentury modern pieces, the maximalist approach to decor has been creeping back into fashion. Take Drew Barrymore’s new line for children’s rooms, Flower Kids. Unveiled on Aug. 1 and exclusivel...
06:13 2019-08-15

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating profile. Back then, Norris, a 20-something “hopeless romantic,” knew nothing about online dating. Newly arrived in Los Angeles and lonely, the writer-come...
06:13 2019-08-15

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
06:39 2019-08-15

Epstein autopsy determined he had several broken neck bones: report Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy determined the convicted pedophile suffered multiple broken neck bones, according to a report. One of the breaks was to the hyoid bone, an injury that experts told the Washington Post is more common in homicide victims. The discoveries were disclosed to the paper by two peo...
07:00 2019-08-15

Trump seeks meeting with Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong and market unrest President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to request a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid growing unrest in Hong Kong. “I know President Xi of China very well,” the president tweeted. “He is a great leader who very much has the respect of his people. He is also a good man ...
07:00 2019-08-15

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

Jay-Z defends NFL-Roc Nation deal, talks Kap Jay-Z said he still supports former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but now is focused on action. "Everybody knows I agree with what you're saying [in Kaepernick's underlying message]. So what are we gonna do?"...
07:26 2019-08-15

NFLPA issues 'work stoppage guide' to players As CBA negotiations between the NFL and the NFLPA continue to make little progress, the players' union has issued a "work stoppage guide" to help players prepare in case of a strike or lockout following the 2020 season....
07:26 2019-08-15

Reports: Harvey joining A's on minor league deal Matt Harvey, who was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts for the Angels before he was designated for assignment last month, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports....
07:26 2019-08-15

Global stocks spooked, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks slid and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could prove a herald of recession globally....
07:52 2019-08-15

Owner of 8chan, online message board favored by El Paso shooter, ordered to appear in court Following the white nationalist-fueled mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, 8chan owner Jim Watkins was subpoenaed by a key House committee Wednesday.       ...
07:52 2019-08-15

'Something out of a horror movie': Man saves family attacked by wolf during camping trip Parks Canadian said DNA testing confirmed that a wolf killed by park officials was the same animal that attacked the family at Banff National Park.        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, say experts and business leaders....
08:13 2019-08-15

India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that stripping the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions has helped unify the country...
08:13 2019-08-15

Hudson solid, Cardinals crack Keller in 6-0 rout of Royals Cardinals rookie Dakota Hudson tossed six innings of five-hit ball, Royals counterpart Brad Keller allowed a no-hit bid to crumble in spectacular fashion, and St. Louis went on to beat Kansas City 6-0 on Wednesday night       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Ogunbowale scores 35, Wings stop Sparks streak 84-78 Rookie Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 35 points, Glory Johnson added a season-high 20 and the short-handed Dallas Wings ended the Los Angeles Sparks' five-game winning streak 84-78       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

CEO Scott Borgerson denies he’s dating Epstein pal Ghislaine Maxwell The man rumored to be dating Jeffrey Epstein’s former lover and alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell has completely denied any romance between the pair. Maxwell has been reportedly living with tech CEO Scott Borgerson at his Manchester, Massachusetts home, according to the Daily Mail. But Borgerson...
08:39 2019-08-15

Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops Philadelphia police arrested the suspected gunman who battled cops in an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers wounded and another injured in a car crash, authorities said. Maurice Hill, 36, was taken into custody soon after midnight after the standoff in the Nicetown-Tioga neighbo...
08:39 2019-08-15

Trump would love to make a trade deal with China ‘on our terms’ China on Thursday vowed to retaliate against any new tariffs in the trade war with the United States — even as it said it would be willing to meet the White House “halfway” on trade issues. Beijing’s Finance Ministry said in a statement that Washington’s latest tariffs, set to start Sept. 1, violate...
12:39 2019-08-16

Cais schooled for home ERC Junior run "Erik Cais will make his second Barum Czech Rally Zlín start this week – one year on from a debut performance that signalled his emergence as a rally driver following a prolific career in downhill mountain bike racing."...
12:39 2019-08-16

Early stoppage for ERC Junior Wagner delays Zlin Qualifying "Simon Wagner’s preparations for his ERC1 Junior debut on Barum Czech Rally Zlín have been disrupted by a small off during free practice, with the Qualifying Stage now set to start 20 minutes later than scheduled."...
12:39 2019-08-16

Trump Labor nominee Eugene Scalia fought OSHA ergonomics rules from their beginning Trump labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia fought Occupational Health and Safety Administration ergonomics regulations even before they were official....
12:39 2019-08-16

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the itself if it did....
12:39 2019-08-16

China threatens retaliation, calls for US to 'meet it halfway' on trade Beijing claimed Thursday that the U.S.-proposed tariffs set to go into effect on Sept. 1 violated earlier agreements made by the two countries during their trade talks and vowed to take countermeasures should the U.S. follow through. The threat roiled stock markets on Wednesday....
12:39 2019-08-16

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

Danny Masterson's rape accusers claim he stalked them; actor decries 'ridiculous' lawsuit In a new lawsuit, Danny Masterson, former star of “That '70s Show" and "The Ranch,” is being accused of stalking women who allege he raped them.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Miley Cyrus' sister Brandi rips paparazzi for tailing them on getaway with Kaitlynn Carter Miley Cyrus' sister Brandi Cyrus opened up about paparazzi "ruining" their vacation with Kaitlynn Carter amid Liam Hemsworth breakup news.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

Sydney stabbing suspect charged with murder, assault: police Australian police on Friday filed charges against a man accused of killing a young woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week....
12:39 2019-08-16

Authorities impose tight curbs in Indian Kashmir for Friday prayers Indian authorities imposed strict restrictions in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar ahead of Friday prayers to prevent any protests, though the government in New Delhi said curbs on movement and communications will be lifted in the next few days....
12:39 2019-08-16

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

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

Meet Jennifer Marshall, the actress who’s also a private eye If you ask Jennifer Marshall about her day job, you’ll likely get a few different answers. In addition to hosting The CW’s new docuseries “Mysteries Decoded,” Marshall, an LA-based private eye, is also a part-time actress with credits including roles on “Stranger Things” (as the mom of Max, played b...
12:39 2019-08-16

Amazon pays warehouse workers to say good things on Twitter. The campaign is getting backlash online Last August, Amazon began paying several workers to tweet positively about their experience as fulfillment center workers.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

PicoBrew's BrewBags Put You In Control Of Your Beer (Or Cold Brew Coffee) PicoBrew has morphed the Pico C beer brewing appliance into a completely custom beer and coldbrew coffee brewer that’s consistently easy to use and maintain. It also happens to make mass quantities of the best coldbrew coffee I’ve ever tasted....
12:39 2019-08-16

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

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

Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Family Reportedly "Safe" After Plane Crash At Tennessee Airport [Update] Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were taken to a hospital for evaluation today after their plane crashed at an airport in Tennessee. Earnhardt Jr.’s sister Kelley confirmed the news and added that everyone on board was “safe.”...
13:00 2019-08-16

A Gentler Way to Gentrify? Gentrifier, interloper, developer: A new breed of builders is attempting to reclaim the “D” word and make development a little kinder and friendlier....
13:00 2019-08-16

2 victims in Dayton hit by police bullets; shooter had drugs in system The Dayton shooter had cocaine, alcohol, and Xanax in his system, according to Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

She dumped 7 newborn puppies in the garbage. Now she'll go to jail California woman Deborah Sue Culwell was recorded tossing seven newborn puppies into a recycling bin. She pleaded guilty in court Wednesday.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
13:00 2019-08-16

70-Year-Old Bony Elephant Was Paraded In Sri Lanka, She Later Collapsed Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a move criticised as cruelty to the ailing animal....
13:00 2019-08-16

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests....
13:00 2019-08-16

Fake Snow To Rescue As Climate Change Forces Ski Stations To Innovate Once deep in powder this time of year, Chile's ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less snow to the central Andes....
13:00 2019-08-16

General Electric "Bigger Fraud Than Enron", Alleges Report. Shares Fall General Electric shares plunged Thursday after a whistleblower accused the conglomerate of using accounting tricks to mask the extent of its financial problems and called it "a bigger fraud than......
13:00 2019-08-16

Russian Sully: Pilot hailed as hero for landing in cornfield after collision with seagulls Urals Airlines Cap. Damir Yusupov, who landed in a Russian cornfield after a bird strike, is an ex-lawyer who graduated flight school in 2013.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Apple says it supports 2.4m jobs in the US Apple as released new findings that claim it supports as many as 2.4 million jobs in the US and is on pace to directly contribute £350 billion to the American economy by 2023.Across its supply chain, Apple says it deals with 9,000 supplier in the US, spending $60 billion and supporting 450...
13:00 2019-08-16

New Samsung phone leak points to whopping 108MP camera – but is it real? After Samsung showed off its 64MP and 108MP camera sensors the race was on for a smartphone to actually release with the super-powered sensors, and according to a new leak, we could know the names of each.This leaks come from Sudhanshu Ambhore, who posted on Twitter a graph showing the camera specs ...
13:00 2019-08-16

The next Star Wars TV show? Disney Plus looks ahead to Obi-Wan TV series Worried you weren't getting enough Star Wars TV shows and films in the next few years? Well, it looks like Disney Plus has you covered, with a TV show focusing on iconic mentor and Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi (that's 'Ben' to you) set to come to the Disney Plus streaming service.The Holl...
13:00 2019-08-16

Best laptop sales in Australia: Cheap laptops to buy in August 2019 If you're looking for a cheap laptop or a mammoth saving on a premium portable computer, you've come to the right place. We've scoured the web for savings – from the usual suspects to the niche deal sites – and rounded up all the genuine and worthwhile specials in one ne...
13:00 2019-08-16

Why did Nate Diaz disappear for three years after the biggest fight of his life? Nate Diaz vanished from the UFC after his fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 202, but is now returning to the Octagon at UFC 241. Why has Diaz stayed away?...
13:00 2019-08-16

More 'Bryce Harper moments' would be great for baseball The Phillies star produced a signature highlight in walking off the Cubs. Love him or hate him, the game could use more of the same down the stretch....
13:00 2019-08-16

The 15 most exciting players in college football What makes players like Alabama's Jerry Jeudy the most exciting in college football? We have the stats and the highlights for these 15 can't-miss stars....
13:00 2019-08-16

Are cruise ships fueling overtourism? Cruise operators say they are working hard to mitigate their impact on crowded tourist destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere, but some campaigners insist limiting ship access is the only answer....
13:26 2019-08-16

Possibly the strangest hike you'll ever take The Doll's Head Trail near Atlanta, Georgia, is probably the strangest hike you can ever take. Find out how folk art displays of disembodied dolls' heads and other found objects create a creepy but fun Southern menagerie....
13:26 2019-08-16

Southwest says aloha to Hawaii with expanded service Itching to go to the Rainbow State but balling on a budget? Good news: Southwest Airlines is expanding its service from California to Hawaii starting in mid-January....
13:26 2019-08-16

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
13:26 2019-08-16

HP's Omen X 2S Is Proof Dual-Screen Laptops Can Be Awesome I admit I might have a problem because no matter where I am or what I’m doing, one screen just isn’t enough. At my desk at home and at work, I have dual monitors, and even when I’m sitting on my couch watching TV, I almost always have a phone or laptop open off to the side, checking emails, reading ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
13:26 2019-08-16

Bruce Springsteen Holds the Key to Salvation for a British Teen in Blinded By the Light Bruce Springsteen has been a worldwide, stadium-filling superstar for so long now that it’s easy to forget that many of us first heard his music in far more intimate settings, spinning on a record player late at night or rushing through a set of earphones like a private, secret symphony. Blind...
13:26 2019-08-16

Good Boys Isn’t a Movie for Kids. But It Captures What It’s Like to Be One Long before the rise of the #MeToo movement, modern moms had begun raising their sons to be respectful of women, to ask permission before touching and to generally check their sense of entitlement at the door. The era of the pint-size gentleman has–possibly–arrived. But even the most evo...
13:26 2019-08-16

Jets’ kicker issue isn’t going away: ‘Just got to do a better job’ ATLANTA — The Jets’ kicking situation did not get much clarity Thursday night. Taylor Bertolet, who signed Sunday after Chandler Catanzaro retired from the NFL, went 1-for-3 on extra points, but also made a 49-yard field goal in the Jets’ 22-10 win over the Falcons. Catanzaro had missed two extra po...
13:26 2019-08-16

Tiger Woods has work to do after poor BMW Championship start Tigers Woods didn’t help his chances of getting to defend his Tour Championship title. Woods is projected to need a top 10 finish this week in the BMW Championship to advance to East Lake, where he is defending champion. After one round on Thursday, he was tied for 50th in Medinah, Ill. One we...
13:26 2019-08-16

Disney gives fans 'Lady and the Tramp' live-action first look: Cuteness alert! The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped, and the two star dogs are total charmers.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

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

'We're not for sale', says Greenland's foreign minister Greenland's foreign minister said on Friday the world's biggest island is not for sale, commenting on media reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has privately discussed with advisers the idea of buying Greenland....
13:26 2019-08-16

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including actor Ashton Kutcher's date, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span....
13:26 2019-08-16

How will Man Utd line up vs Wolves? The players who could end United's Molineux losing streak Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is busy working out how to prevent Manchester United from losing their third game in a row at Molineux when the Red Devils face Wolves on Monday night....
13:26 2019-08-16

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

A Video Reminder That NASCAR Drivers Are Good As Hell Giant ovals seem to have a way of robbing our eyes of any sensation of just how fast Cup cars are going, and it’s easy to forget just how good NASCAR drivers are at, well, driving. Here is a good bit of a throwback to fix your mind....
13:26 2019-08-16

This Bubble Era Supercharged Convertible Is Everything Subarus Aren't The most iconic Subarus are turbocharged rally monsters or low-key all-wheel-drive wagons. The Subaru Vivio GX-T, complete with a three-part convertible Multi-Top, is none of those things, and all the more wonderful because of it....
13:26 2019-08-16

Even The Base C8 Corvette Has A Claimed Top Speed Of 194 MPH Not only can you buy the base mid-engine 2020 C8 Chevy Corvette for under $60,000, but that shockingly good-sounding deal also comes with a claimed top speed of nearly 200 mph....
13:26 2019-08-16

Missouri man says Walmart weapons incident was 'not a hate-inspired act': report The self-described Second Amendment advocate who authorities say walked into a Walmart store in Missouri last week, wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, reportedly admits his timing was bad given the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
13:26 2019-08-16

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

Toast National Rum Day With This Saucy Merch We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:52 2019-08-16

6 Items We're Loving From the Mantsho x H&M Collab We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:52 2019-08-16

This Is the Holy Grail of Weighted Blankets We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:52 2019-08-16

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

Remember When Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Was the Coolest Thing on TV? In 1999, the idea of putting a high-stakes game show anywhere on television, let alone on primetime, was enough to get you laughed right out of whatever room you dared make the......
13:52 2019-08-16

Decoding Taylor Swift's "Lover" Song Lyrics: All the Hidden Easter Eggs Taylor Swift just delivered her most romantic song to date! The superstar singer has released "Lover," the title track off of her upcoming seventh studio album. This is the song......
13:52 2019-08-16

Surprise! Miley Cyrus Drops New Song "Slide Away" After Liam Hemsworth Split In addition to some fun activities overseas, Miley Cyrus has been concentrating on work amid her breakup from husband Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old pop star released a new song called......
13:52 2019-08-16

The Hills' Brandon Thomas Lee Is Romancing Big Little Lies' Katheryn Newton Could these two be The Hills' next "It" couple? A source tells E! News that Brandon Thomas Lee is dating Big Little Lies star Kathryn Newton. "Brandon and Kathryn have......
13:52 2019-08-16

Influencer Violet Benson Denies Involvement in Tyler Cameron's Love Triangle With Gigi Hadid and Hannah Brown If three's a crowd, then social media influencer Violet Benson isn't down for a party of four. After Violet, who runs the popular Instagram account "Daddy Issues,"......
13:52 2019-08-16

Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody's The O.C. Reunion Is the Closest Thing Fans Will Ever Get to a Revival Seth and Summer forever! At least until they have to catch their flights! Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody had a little The O.C. reunion at the airport, and that's likely the only O.C.......
13:52 2019-08-16

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

Facebook Marketplace: The Wild West of E-Commerce Facebook says one in three people uses its Marketplace. But does the online flea market, which gives the names, profile photos and general locations of buyers and sellers, create a false sense of security?...
13:52 2019-08-16

Walmart Continues Run of Sales Growth, Raises Forecasts Walmart said sales rose in the second quarter due to some price increases, strong grocery sales and more visitors to its stores and websites. The retailer raised its profit forecasts for the year....
13:52 2019-08-16

Britain’s Inverted Yield Curve Is Nothing Like America’s The phenomenon may have heralded the last seven U.S. recessions but in Britain it’s a different story. Plus QE makes it hard to read the bond market....
13:52 2019-08-16

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi weren’t satisfied with USA Basketball’s schedule. So they changed it. The new program is aimed at increasing competition and generating exposure before the Olympics, and will help keep some top players in the United States....
13:52 2019-08-16

Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War White House advisers discount warnings of a possible recession. But the president may be gambling that the Federal Reserve can ward off that prospect....
13:52 2019-08-16

This Line From 'Dream Girl' Trailer Has Become Meme Fodder On Twitter The trailer for Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Dream Girl' was released recently to rave reviews online. While the funny trailer had netizens laughing out loud, one line from it in particular has inspired a......
14:13 2019-08-16

Viral: Teen Claims She Used Smart Fridge To Tweet – But Did She Really? A resourceful teenager claims she used her family's smart fridge to tweet after her mother confiscated her phone. The Twitter user, named Dorothy, tweeted last week to say that her mother had barred......
14:13 2019-08-16

Murray to play singles in Winston-Salem next week Andy Murray will play in the singles at next week's Winston-Salem Open as he continues his comeback from hip surgery, tournament officials told Reuters on Thursday....
14:13 2019-08-16

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Olympic qualifying race, which also doubled as a Tokyo 2020 test event....
14:13 2019-08-16

Thomas and Kokrak in BMW driver's set as Woods stalls Justin Thomas and Jason Kokrak matched the Medinah course record with seven-under 65s to share the first round lead at the BMW Championship on Thursday while a fit-again Tiger Woods struggled to get anything going and finished the day six off the pace....
14:13 2019-08-16

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

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
14:13 2019-08-16

Coach-owner Tapestry shares tumble as its sales and forecast disappoint Tapestry forecast a surprise fall in first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as the high-end fashion house struggles with sluggish demand for its Kate Spade handbags, sending its shares down 6%....
14:13 2019-08-16

President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland The idea of the U.S. acquiring Greenland has captured the president’s imagination, according to people familiar with the discussions, who said he has repeatedly expressed interest in the notion....
14:13 2019-08-16

Canada's Intact Financial to buy Guarantee Co, Frank Cowan for C$1 billion Canadian property and casualty insurer Intact Financial Corp said on Thursday it agreed to buy The Guarantee Co of North America and Frank Cowan Co for C$1 billion ($750.6 million) in cash from......
14:13 2019-08-16

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in 2020. In a video message, Hickenlooper said he had heard from many in his state urg...
14:13 2019-08-16

Apple Says Battery Lockdown on Select iPhone Models Is a Safety Measure Apple has responded to the battery lockdown issue on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, saying that it has done this to ensure that battery replacement is done properly....
14:39 2019-08-16

FCC pushing forward with three-digit suicide prevention hotline similar to '911' The Federal Communication Commission is one step closer to designating the number ‘988’ as a national suicide prevention number akin to how ‘911’ is used for emergencies....
14:39 2019-08-16

Paper Round: Sanchez refuses to leave Manchester United "Alexis Sanchez will not budge, Victor Lindelof will get a new deal, Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil could return to action, and Mario Balotelli makes a request."...
14:39 2019-08-16

Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October Huawei’s slow untethering of itself from a reliance on Google, and specifically on Google’s Android mobile operating system, is sort of underway now — “sort of” being the key phrase since it’s still not clear if Huawei will stay cut off from Google indefinitely. B...
14:39 2019-08-16

Laura Carmichael: I'm so lucky to have fallen in love while filming Downton Abbey Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael says the show has "changed all of her life" by introducing her to "wonderful friends" - including partner Michael Fox....
14:39 2019-08-16

Gibraltar defies U.S. intervention and releases Iran oil tanker The United States applied to seize an Iranian oil supertanker impounded in Gibraltar. The ship has been released.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

NASA scientists flew over Greenland to track melting ice. They took some sobering photos NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and video-sharing app to flag suspicious posts. Flagged co...
15:00 2019-08-16

London stock market suffers worst outage in eight years - business live London traders were unable to buy and sell shares in Britain’s top companies this morning, as unexplained glitch strikes the CityLatest: Trading underway, after longest glitch since 2011BREAKING: Trading glitch hits London Stock ExchangeSecond outage in 14 monthsThird major UK systems failure this m...
15:00 2019-08-16

LA Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins could miss entire season after torn ACL Star center to miss some or all of upcoming season with ACL tearInjury hits six-time All-Star a year and a half after torn achillesDeMarcus Cousins is now facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship expectation...
15:00 2019-08-16

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Alexis Sánchez to play ‘a lot of games’ once fit • Manchester United manager backs struggling forward• Alexis Sánchez has underperformed since signing from ArsenalOle Gunnar Solskjaer has backed Alexis Sánchez to play “a lot of games” despite the striker’s disappointing form for Manchester United.Since signing in January 2018 from Arsenal the 30-y...
15:00 2019-08-16

Klopp says Adrián is a Liverpool injury concern after collision with pitch invader – video Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side’s Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after a collision with a pitch invader. Manager Jürgen Klopp said the Spaniard injured his ankle during post-match celebrations following Liverpool’s Super Cup win over Chelsea on Wednesday.‘It’s cr...
15:00 2019-08-16

Kaepernick releases powerful video on police killings to mark anthem protest anniversary Kaepernick asks: ‘How can you stand for the national anthem of a nation … that is so unjust to many of the people living in it?’Three years to the day since he first began his protest against racist police violence, Colin Kaepernick has posted a stirring and emotional video to remind us that the fig...
15:00 2019-08-16

'We won't accept anything less': Megan Rapinoe firm as equal pay talks break down US women’s team are suing their own governing bodyMediation talks had been aimed at avoiding showdown in courtMegan Rapinoe says the onus is on her employer after mediation talks between the US women’s national team and US Soccer broke down on Wednesday night. In March, 28 players from the World Cup...
15:00 2019-08-16

Nick Kyrgios calls umpire 'a tool' and smashes two rackets during Khachanov defeat – video Nick Kyrgios uses abusive language, calls umpire Fergus Murphy 'a tool' and destroys two rackets during his Cincinnati Masters second round defeat to Russia's Karen Khachanov. The 24-year-old Australian had won the first set, but then Khachanov found a way back into the match and caused a significan...
15:00 2019-08-16

Caster Semenya: I have high testosterone, so what? – video The double olympic champion Caster Semenya's battle with the athletics authorities rolls on as she continues to fight an IAAF regulation that would make her take testosterone-lowering medication. The South African athlete will not be able to defend her 800-metres title in September after the Swiss F...
15:00 2019-08-16

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

Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.        ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Nissan Kicks, Datsun GO And GO+ Models To Get CVT Automatic Option Soon Addressing the growing demand for automatic cars in India, Nissan will soon launch CVT automatic options for the Datsun GO, GO+ MPV, and Nissan Kicks soon....
15:00 2019-08-16

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering......
15:00 2019-08-16

Shahan Ali Mohsin Bags Double Win In Round 3 & 4 Of 2019 National Karting Championship The third and fourth rounds of the 2019 JK Tyre FMSCI National Rotax Championship were held at the Meco Kartopia circuit last weekend, and Agra-based driver Shahan Ali Mohsin dominated the rounds with......
15:00 2019-08-16

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in India, but across the world....
15:00 2019-08-16

Phoebe Waller-Bridge says she is writing new feature film and plans to direct it Fleabag and Killing Eve creator says she ‘blatantly will end up’ acting in her film Phoebe Waller-Bridge is working on a new feature film that she intends to direct and will likely end up acting in.The writer-actor-director has spoken about the new project, which she began after her acclaimed televi...
15:00 2019-08-16

Don't have time (or will) to pack lunch for your kids? There's a subscription for that With back-to-school of the horizon, some parents are opting for pre-packaged, kid-friendly lunches delivered to their doorsteps on a weekly basis.        ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Google Assistant tops 2019 digital assistance IQ test, but every AI posts gains Once again, Google's Assistant is the best at responding accurately to user questions, but rivals Siri and Alexa are making steady gains year over year.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

IBM-Unilever blockchain pilot cuts wasteful ad spend A pilot that uses blockchain to reduce online advertising waste reclaimed 2-3 percentage points of spend, according IBM CMO Michelle Peluso.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Canalys: Wearables have a $200-$399 sweet spot, led by Apple Watch The North American market for wearables is now largely focused on devices in the $200 to $399 price range, with high-end watches dropping in shipments.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16