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Not the Mayflower, but Close: Greta Thunberg Prepares to Sail for America

The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....

Not the Mayflower, but Close: Greta Thunberg Prepares to Sail for America

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Greta Thunberg Prepares to Set Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
01:26 2019-08-14

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg prepares to sail to the US – video 'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' says the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as she prepares to sail across the North Atlantic to attend a climate conference in New York. She will be travelling in a racing yacht with no shower, toilet or ...
14:13 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours....
05:00 2019-08-15

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
17:26 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family....
03:52 2019-08-15

Greta Thunberg to set sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg will set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
12:13 2019-08-14

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

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

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit....
16:26 2019-08-13

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing to America amid a storm of online attacks The teenager is traveling to a United Nations climate conference aboard a zero-emissions sailboat. Fans are cheering her on, but critics have been ruthlessly derisive....
17:52 2019-08-16

Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’ The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali SmithGreta Thunberg. This time last year she was unimaginable. Then, pretty much from nowhere, there she was: small and slight, a girl just turned 16, the way-too-young odd person out on a...
13:52 2019-07-21

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

How green is Greta Thunberg's transatlantic trip? Greta Thunberg has set sail for New York, avoiding a plane journey for environmental reasons, but will her transatlantic trip really be 100% zero carbon?...
02:39 2019-08-15

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to attend the meeting....
05:52 2019-08-06

Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future had divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protest for more ambitious efforts to fight climate change....
17:13 2019-07-23

'No sea sickness so far': Greta Thunberg update on Atlantic crossing Climate activist is four days into a two-week journey on solar-powered yachtFour days into its two-week Atlantic crossing, the solar-powered yacht carrying climate activist Greta Thunberg is becalmed in the ocean after a choppy start to the trip, still 2,500 nautical miles from New York.In an update...
06:13 2019-08-18

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
14:39 2019-07-19

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at school after the summer holidays. Instead, she made a sign that read “School strike for climate cha...
15:26 2019-05-24

Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists....
21:13 2019-07-23

French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament Conservative and far-right French lawmakers said they would boycott a meeting with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and hurled insults at the 16-year-old who has inspired a global network of young climate protesters....
13:39 2019-07-23

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
05:00 2019-08-15

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

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in attendance to act....
16:13 2019-05-28

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez met Greta Thunberg: 'Hope is contagious' One is America’s youngest-ever congresswoman, the other a Swedish schoolgirl. Two of the most powerful voices on the climate speak for the first timeAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez enters a boardroom at her constituency office in Queens, New York, after a short delay which, a political aide hopes, hasn’t b...
11:26 2019-06-29

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriolShe looks both younger than her age and old enough to have the cares of the world on her shoulders. Face scrubbed clean, dressed in a severe black jacket, Greta Thunberg stares un...
08:13 2019-08-17

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, say young activistsRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world have called for all adults to join a gl...
19:13 2019-05-23

Greta Thunberg to Attend New York Climate Talks. She’ll Take a Sailboat. The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist will cross the Atlantic in an open-cockpit racing yacht to attend a United Nations summit meeting on global warming....
17:39 2019-07-31

In Greta Thunberg's footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future A keen reader of graphic novels, nine-year-old Zayne Cowie has a bookshelf laden with tales of the struggles of imaginary superheroes. Now, a real-life role model has inspired him to join a battle for his own planet's future....
13:52 2019-06-20

'No sea sickness so far': Greta Thunberg posts update four days into Atlantic crossing Climate activist is undertaking two-week journey on solar-powered yachtFour days into its two-week Atlantic crossing, the solar-powered yacht carrying climate activist Greta Thunberg is becalmed in the ocean after a choppy start to the trip, still 2,500 nautical miles from New York.In an update post...
19:26 2019-08-17

'Time to rebel': Greta Thunberg adds voice to new song by the 1975 On band’s latest single, 16-year-old activist urges young people to act on climate emergency Greta Thunberg has made her musical debut on a single by the 1975. On a track called The 1975, a version of which traditionally opens each of the British band’s albums, the 16-year-old environmental activist...
01:39 2019-07-25

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain......
01:39 2019-08-02

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard -- with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon....
23:00 2019-08-13

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine....
01:00 2019-08-11

'Biggest compliment yet': Greta Thunberg welcomes oil chief's 'greatest threat' label Activists say comments by Opec head prove world opinion is turning against fossil fuelsGreta Thunberg and other climate activists have said it is a badge of honour that the head of the world’s most powerful oil cartel believes their campaign may be the “greatest threat” to the fossil fuel industry.T...
18:00 2019-07-05

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Germany’s threatened Hambach Forest The felling of ancient woodland to make way for a giant coal mine brings together two linked battles for the activistGreta Thunberg started her long journey to climate summits in the Americas by joining a treetop protest in Germany’s Hambach forest, where environmentalists have been fighting for yea...
21:52 2019-08-10

Andrew Bolt's mocking of Greta Thunberg leaves autism advocates 'disgusted' Australian News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt labels 16-year-old environmental activist ‘strange’ and ‘disturbed’ News Corp’s Andrew Bolt showed “absolute ignorance” when he mocked the teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg in a column for the Herald Sun, an autism awareness advocate says.The high-pro...
08:52 2019-08-02

Greta Thunberg hits back at Andrew Bolt for 'deeply disturbing' column Campaigner calls out ‘hate and conspiracy campaigns’ after Australian’s attackThe teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has hit back at the Australian News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt for writing a deeply offensive column that mocked her autism diagnosis.The Swedish schoolgirl posted a tweet overni...
22:52 2019-08-01

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
11:52 2019-06-07

Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the fuel to generate power for another 20 years as the government plans....
20:52 2019-08-10

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event organizers Fridays for Future, over 1664 cities across 125 countries registered strike actions, with...
20:52 2019-05-24

Greta Thunberg shrugs of criticism from French MPs who branded her 'guru of apocalypse' Climate activist Greta Thunberg has shrugged off criticism from French lawmakers who mocked her speech to parliament that was boycotted by politicians....
02:00 2019-07-24

So, how much did the Planetary Society’s light sail really sail? This image was taken during the LightSail 2 sail deployment sequence on July 23, 2019 at 18:49 UTC. The sail is almost fully deployed here and appears warped near the edges due to the spacecraft's 185-degree fisheye camera lens. For the last four decades, th...
20:39 2019-08-02

'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

Penske in crunch test to close gap after Rossi Road America defeat IndyCar Series championship leader Josef Newgarden says Penske made important gains in testing this week in its bid to close the gap to Andretti Autosport on road courses...
22:13 2019-06-27

Mitchell and Amici close in on Super Trofeo North America points lead Sandy Mitchell and Andrea Amici moved to within five points of Corey Lewis and Richard Antinucci after claiming a double Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America victory at Road America...
06:26 2019-08-05

Mayflower steps allegedly found under bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women’s restroom in an English pub. A set of steps built in Plymouth in 1934 commemorates the location where the Pilgrims are said to have left England...
22:52 2019-07-22

Holland America cruise ship's close contact with humpback whales under investigation A Holland America cruise liner is under investigation after the vessel "may have made contact" with a pod of humpback whales off the coast of Alaska.       ...
23:39 2019-06-27

Historic Mayflower Steps found under women's bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women's restroom in an English pub....
17:52 2019-07-22

"Not My America Or Your America. Our America": Michelle Obama to Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying "there's a place for all of......
06:39 2019-07-20

Come Sail Away With Seafaring Prince George in a Captain Hat Prince George of Cambridge who has lost some baby teeth is here to supply everyone with some daily cuteness. Never one to be camera-shy, the royal showed off the new gap in the front of his mouth as his parents, Catherine, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince William, Duke of Sussex, participated in their ...
22:39 2019-08-08

Her mom broke barriers with an all-female crew. She’s about to set sail on the same yacht. The story of Tracy Edwards and the Maiden crew that competed in the round-the-world Whitbread race is the subject of a new documentary, which has inspired her daughter to take part in a similar journey....
17:26 2019-07-04

SpaceX is about to launch a sail propelled through space by sunshine The Planetary Society’s LightSail-2 satellite, which uses sails to harness the energy of sunlight, is planned to launch 24 June aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket...
17:26 2019-06-20

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
15:52 2019-07-01

LightSail 2 unfurls solar sail and begins travelling through space The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has unfolded its silvery sails, which will be propelled by the force of sunlight to demonstrate solar sailing...
23:13 2019-07-23

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Taiwan's defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China's claims in the region....
12:26 2019-05-23

500 Years Ago Today Magellan and Elcano Set Sail to Conquer the World On August 10, 1519, King Charles of Spain watched naval officers Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián Elcano set sail to the ‘Spice Islands’, now the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. 239 brave men boarded five ships, and to evade the Portuguese fleet, Magellan first sailed south and west from Seville. ...
17:13 2019-08-10

"Murderous Assault": Steelmaker SAIL's Chairman Attacked In Delhi The chairman of India's largest state-owned steel producer was assaulted by some people armed with iron rods in the national capital on Wednesday night, the Steel Authority of India Ltd said....
14:39 2019-08-08

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada glided up the Hudson River on Wednesday to dock in the city for a week of activities, including concerts and ship tours....
16:39 2019-05-23

One legacy of Carl Sagan may take flight next week—a working solar sail Enlarge / Artist's concept of LightSail 2 above Earth. (credit: Josh Spradling / The Planetary Society) As early as next Monday night, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch a cluster of 24 satellites for the US Air Force. Known as the Space Test Program-2 mission, the rocket will deposit its pa...
16:52 2019-06-20

Greenpeace ship sets sail to highlight risk of mining below the waves A Greenpeace ship sets sail on Thursday to study an ecosystem beneath the Atlantic Ocean thought to hold clues to the origins of life to press its case for a ban on deep sea mining, as talks in Jamaica seek to agree rules on deep sea mineral exploitation....
05:13 2019-07-03

Wimbledon day six: Federer, Nadal, Barty and Serena Williams sail through - video Day six at Wimbledon saw some big names in action with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Serena Williams all on court. Federer and Nadal progressed into the next round with routine wins over Lucas Pouille and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga respectively. The dream team of Andy Murray and Serena Willia...
16:00 2019-07-07

Wimbledon day three: Djokovic, Gauff and Auger-Aliassime sail through as Edmund exits – video Cori Gauff, 15, showed her stunning first-round victory over Venus Williams was no fluke as she outclassed Magdaléna Rybáriková to reach the third round at Wimbledon.Novak Djokovic's quest for a fifth Wimbledon title also gained momentum as he scythed down unseeded American Denis Kudla, and teenage ...
05:52 2019-07-04

Oceanic Indiana Jones Attempts to Sail the Black Sea in an Ancient Egyptian Reed Boat Described by the New York Times as “part P. T. Barnum and part Indiana Jones” an eccentric former German school teacher ...
06:39 2019-08-03

Following Greta: joining the Swedes on their no-fly holidays For a father and his two young children, taking the train – rather than the plane – from Malmö to London, meant more quality time, and funAt Hamburg central station it felt like the whole of Sweden was taking the train to somewhere else in Europe. You could hear snatches of Swedish everywhere. When ...
16:13 2019-06-13

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa....
23:13 2019-07-15

Filmmaker Michael Moore Wants America’s Favorite Black Woman to Save America From Trump Filmmaker Michael Moore knows exactly who could save America from the racist president leaving his Florsheim prints all over the Oval Office desk, and that person, according to Moore, would “crush” President Donald Trump in 2020 “and her last name rhymes with Obama.”...
00:13 2019-08-02

Comfort yourself with the first trailer for Greta Gerwig's Little Women Confronted by the grim realization that it’s only Tuesday, you may find yourself in need of something comforting and pleasant, like peppermint tea served in a dainty porcelain cup atop an heirloom doily. Not all of us are privileged enough to have access to such things, but thankfully we have the ci...
20:52 2019-08-13

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
18:00 2019-07-17

Zack Thompson Named Third-Team All-America by Baseball America Zack Thompson – Photo by UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has added All-American to his resume after being named Third-Team All-America by Baseball America, it was announced Monday. He becomes the eighth player to earn All-America honors the past three se...
03:26 2019-06-11

Little Women trailer: first look at Greta Gerwig's starry adaptation Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet, Meryl Streep and Laura Dern star in Louisa May Alcott dramaThe first trailer has been released for Little Women, Greta Gerwig’s upcoming version of the Louisa May Alcott novel, which is set for release in December.The film is the eighth c...
21:13 2019-08-13

Lufthansa CEO sees no 'Greta Effect' on passenger numbers German airline Lufthansa expects passenger numbers to rise about 4% this year, its chief executive told a newspaper, playing down talk that public support for teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg might be curbing air travel....
12:13 2019-07-14

‘Little Women’ trailer: Greta Gerwig takes on a big classic The trailer for Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” is here. Set to come out at Christmas time this year, the movie stars Saoirse Ronan as Jo, Emma Watson as Meg, Florence Pugh as Amy and Eliza Scanlen as Beth. Based on the legendary novel by Louisa May Alcott, the film also stars Timoth...
08:13 2019-08-14

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday....
20:39 2019-08-05

Sailing team to fly 2 crew to US to bring Thunberg boat back Sailing team taking climate activist Greta Thunberg to US aboard a high-tech racing yacht will fly two crew across the Atlantic to bring the boat back, but insists their emissions will be compensated for...
23:26 2019-08-16

Climate activist Thunberg visits disputed German forest Climate activist Greta Thunberg has visited the ancient Hambach Forest in western Germany that’s at risk of being destroyed for a nearby mine and has been the focus of protests by environmentalists...
14:00 2019-08-10

‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planetSome seek to convey the wonder of endangered animals while others give tips on how to tackle waste or tell tales of inspirational environmental activists.All are part of what children’s publishers...
09:26 2019-08-11

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countries walked out of schools, colleges and universities in the biggest day of global climate action ever...
09:26 2019-06-28

Greta Gerwig's upcoming film adaptation of 'Little Women' looks amazing Greta Gerwig has filmed a remake of "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott's classic book about four humble sisters named Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy growing up outside Civil War--era Boston....
20:39 2019-06-19

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political and business leaders at a conference in Austria on Tuesday that it’s their job to inform the pub...
16:39 2019-05-28

Climate activist Thunberg teams up with rockers The 1975 for music track Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg has teamed up with rockers The 1975, warning about climate change on a new track for the British band's upcoming album....
17:39 2019-07-31

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions....
23:52 2019-05-24

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure will reimburse you promptly. Today I’d like to celebrate an under-appreciated American hero, that least-American-seeming of American cars: the Chevrol...
05:13 2019-07-05

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

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday....
17:13 2019-08-01

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach to write Margot Robbie's Barbie movie According to The Wrap, Warner Bros. and Mattel have somehow convinced Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach—two legitimately talented and accomplished people—to write that Barbie movie with Margot Robbie. Gerwig is even being “eyed” to direct the film, which (no offense to Mattel or Gerwig or the generatio...
01:39 2019-07-16

Aziz Ansari’s stand-up show addressed #MeToo – but it left me wanting more | Greta Parry On the Australian leg of his tour, Ansari shows vulnerability in addressing allegations made against him. But there is unease and defensiveness tooBefore attending Aziz Ansari’s show in Melbourne this week, I had read that his latest standup tour, Road to Nowhere, reflected on the sexual misconduct ...
07:26 2019-06-05

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims...
06:39 2019-05-23

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about American exceptionalism. You’ll hear it from television commentators. From politicians. From dudes wearing a red, white and blue t-shirt…made in China....
18:13 2019-07-04

Tesla prepares to boost production An internal Tesla e-mail said the company "hit new records in all production lines for output and efficiency" in the most recent quarter and that "quality is also reaching record highs."...
12:26 2019-07-10

C.C. Sabathia Prepares for His Goodbye to Cleveland. Or Maybe Not. Saturday loomed as his last start ever in the city where he began his career. Still, this year’s All-Star Game is in Cleveland. And what if Sabathia takes part?...
22:00 2019-06-08

Mo Willems Prepares Another 'Pigeon' Book Mo Willems, the best-selling author of ‘Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!’ and other books for children, has a new installment in his series about a strong-willed bird....
19:00 2019-06-27

Oregon prepares for interstate pot commerce SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With an eye to making Oregon as big in cannabis as it is in craft brews and pinot noir, Oregon’s Legislature passed a bill on Tuesday that empowers the governor to enter into agreements with other states for the interstate transfer of marijuana. The leader of the minority Re...
23:26 2019-06-11

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
15:00 2019-05-21

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation run by the government....
05:13 2019-05-22

Martinez prepares for Cooperstown moment just like career Edgar Martinez will go into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, the first player to spend their entire career with the Seattle Mariners _ 18 seasons in all _ and make his way to Cooperstown       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Factbox: EU prepares possible Brexit olive branch for new UK PM The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a stalled divorce deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
18:13 2019-07-16

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
12:26 2019-08-12

Just like career, Martinez prepares for Cooperstown moment Edgar Martinez will go into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, the first player to spend their entire career with the Seattle Mariners _ 18 seasons in all _ and find his way into Cooperstown       ...
10:00 2019-07-17

Trump prepares for 'productive' talks with Xi on trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped for productive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but said he had not made any promises about a reprieve from escalating tariffs....
13:39 2019-06-28

Djokovic prepares for Wimbledon with 'seven-hour' meeting Preparing to try and retain a Wimbledon title is arduous enough but men's top seed Novak Djokovic says he has spent as much time in the past few days playing politics as hitting tennis balls....
22:26 2019-06-29

NASA Prepares to Send 'First Woman and Next Man' to Moon NASA said it has doubled down on its next giant leap with the Artemis programme that would take "the first woman and the next man" to the lunar surface....
11:39 2019-07-22

Japan prefecture prepares for a month's rainfall in a day More than 1 million people in southern Japan were ordered to evacuate Wednesday, as the region braced itself for a month's worth of rain in a single day, according to local officials....
13:52 2019-07-03

Trump Administration Prepares Sale of F-16s to Taiwan The Trump administration has decided to sell billions of dollars’ worth of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move likely to anger Beijing at a sensitive point in U.S.-China relations....
11:26 2019-08-17

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row back on commitments after the US withdrew from the accord....
04:00 2019-07-07

Washington DC prepares for July Fourth Celebration Washington, D.C is preparing for the annual July 4th celebrations to be held on the National Mall. President Trump plans to deliver a speech. A U.S. official tells AP military vehicles to be used in the event are stored at a railyard. (July 2)        ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Trump prepares to slap tariffs on Mexico US and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks Friday as Team Trump ramped up the pressure by preparing to submit a legal notification saying that it planned to slap tariffs on the country’s imports on Monday. Marc Short, Vice President Pence’s chief of staff, told reporters at the White H...
18:00 2019-06-07

As Fed Prepares to Cut Rates, Some See Path to Higher Yields A reduction by the central bank could actually lead to higher long-term Treasury yields if such a cut helps spur inflation—or at least the fear of inflation among investors....
21:00 2019-07-31

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
19:39 2019-06-10

Mauritania prepares for historic election as discontent simmers Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country's first peaceful transfer of power since independence from France in 1960....
21:13 2019-06-20

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

Tucson Fire prepares for “A” Mountain firework show TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest 4th of July fireworks shows will be on Sentinel Peak, also known as “A” Mountain. It is common for the fireworks to start a brush fire on the mountain. The most recent one was in 2017. The Tucson Fire Department (TFD) wants to make sure that d...
19:13 2019-07-04

Fireworks finale: Daytona prepares for last race in July The July race at Daytona International Speedway is a one-of-a-kind celebration at NASCAR's most famous track       ...
04:26 2019-07-05

Crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 prepares to go sailing on sunlight Among the many spacecraft and satellites ascending to space on Monday’s Falcon Heavy launch, the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 may be the most interesting. If all goes well, a week from launch it will be moving through space — slowly, but surely — on nothing more than the force exerted...
21:52 2019-06-21

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway toward resuming business with U.S. companies and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers.Read More...
18:39 2019-07-15

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
04:39 2019-06-01

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic prepares to go public Deal will help fund venture until its spaceships can operate commercially and make profitVirgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson’s space tourism venture, is to go public in a $1.3bn deal, as it prepares to take the first paying passengers into space.The British firm has agreed to sell a 49% stake to a ...
14:13 2019-07-09

Stalemate at Stormont to hit milestone as N Ireland prepares for The Open Next week marks two-and-a-half years since Northern Ireland's power-sharing government collapsed - and politicians are still struggling to restore it....
12:00 2019-07-07

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling Fishermen in remote Pacific port plan to depart for hunt on Monday, despite global outcryOn Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a bountiful catch and safety at sea, five ships will slip out of a port in northern Japan to hunt whales for profit for the first time in more than 30 years....
06:13 2019-06-28

Bryant Jennings prepares to enter the Joe Joyce dimension Risky Jennings match can pay off for Joe Joyce, writes Daniel Herbert The post Bryant Jennings prepares to enter the Joe Joyce dimension appeared first on Boxing News....
02:13 2019-07-10

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
13:39 2019-06-30

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
07:13 2019-07-11

Budweiser's Asia Unit Prepares for 2019's Largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asia-Pacific unit is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink company....
13:26 2019-07-02

Airbus prepares counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle and imminent aircraft revamp to counter a possible new Boeing mid-sized jet, promising a "left hook, right hook" from two of its established models....
23:26 2019-05-21

U.S Army prepares to test hypersonic weapon in 2020 Officials said they plan to field the hypersonic weapon by 2023, and that they also expect to field the first combat vehicles with lasers on them in 2022....
05:26 2019-06-06

CFK brands corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presidency....
15:52 2019-05-21

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace....
16:52 2019-06-02

India prepares to count votes, with Modi looking at second term India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government....
00:39 2019-05-23

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said....
20:52 2019-07-20

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations that have descended on the city in the Trump era....
15:26 2019-08-16

City of Tucson prepares for monsoon with Operation Splash TUCSON – The monsoon is fast approaching. Its official first day is June 15. Driving flooded streets can get chaotic and dangerous, which is why the city is already preparing. Anyone who has lived in Tucson for the monsoon knows that when it rains, it floods. The City of Tucson is placing nume...
18:52 2019-06-05

Britain Doubles 2019 Budget As It Prepares To Leave EU Britain will provide an extra £2.1 billion ($2.6 billion, 2.3 billion euros) to prepare for leaving the European Union, with or without a deal, doubling its current 2019 budget, the government......
05:52 2019-08-01

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
00:13 2019-06-04

LightSail 2 prepares to deploy sails, share new images of Earth LightSail 2, a CubeSat developed by the Planetary Society, is preparing to deploy its solar sails. The miniature satellite, roughly the size of a toaster, will unfurl its sails at approximately 8:22 a.m. ET on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-07-22

7 Kg Laddoo Cake, Lotus-Shaped Sweets As BJP Prepares For Comeback Post the exit poll results Sunday, celebrations are in full swing for the BJP as the ruling party in Delhi has started already begun preparations even before the Lok Sabha election results are......
20:13 2019-05-22

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:26 2019-07-31

J&K Administration Prepares For Friday Prayers, Jammu University Closed Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to scrap special status to the state and declare it as a......
08:26 2019-08-09

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
18:00 2019-06-03

Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant Scepticism and safety concerns persist before vessel begins 4,000-mile Arctic journey“I feel like I’m one of the first cosmonauts going into space,” said Vladimir Irminku, one of the chief engineers of the Akademik Lomonosov, as he stood on the deck of the giant, box-like platform on a chilly summer...
15:13 2019-08-04

Rose McGowan prepares for Edinburgh show set in her childhood world Hollywood actress Rose McGowan will take Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences to a "freer place" with a show set in the imaginary world she escaped to as a child....
07:52 2019-08-04

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission If successful, India will become fourth country to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and ChinaIndia is making final preparations for the launch this Sunday of the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission. The spacecraft will take two months to cruise to the moon. Following its arrival, it will manoeuvre into a c...
00:52 2019-07-12

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
00:13 2019-08-01

Love Island star: 'No amount of support prepares you for fame' Former Love Islander Eyal Booker has spoken out to stand up for the show over the issues of diversity and support for contestants that have made headlines in recent weeks....
19:26 2019-06-07

Global markets fall as China prepares to hit back at US in trade war Dow Jones slumps after Beijing signals readiness to restrict exports of rare-earth elementsFinancial markets around the world have sold off sharply after Beijing signalled a readiness to strike back at Washington in their escalating trade war by restricting exports of rare-earth elements.Wall Street...
20:13 2019-05-29

Theresa May looks teary as she prepares to be axed as Prime Minister TOMORROW THERESA May looked teary as she headed back to Downing Street as pressure intensifies on her to resign as Prime Minister – with her potentially being binned as early as Friday....
10:00 2019-05-23

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets of Tbilisi by black-frocked priests and far-right p...
14:39 2019-06-16

House prepares to formally endorse Trump-related subpoenas House Democrats are preparing to pass a measure intended to strengthen their court case to access President Donald Trump's personal financial information, a direct response to questions raised by a Trump-appointed judge during an Appeals Court hearing earlier this month. The proposal, filed Tuesday ...
22:39 2019-07-23

Morocco prepares to launch tender for 230 MW plant in Atlas mountains The Moroccan agency for sustainable energy (Masen) said it opened on Tuesday the first stage in a tender process to build, operate and maintain a 230 megawatt solar plant near the town of Midelt in the Atlas mountains....
15:52 2019-07-10

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
22:39 2019-06-19

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
06:26 2019-06-01

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
15:00 2019-06-30

Iran prepares to violate uranium limit in nuclear deal The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors still have time to save the accord before it surpasses "the 300 kg limit."...
17:13 2019-06-17

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust probe, says report The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
17:00 2019-06-03

U.S. Justice Department prepares antitrust investigation of Google - sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in how it operates its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
05:13 2019-06-01

Andy Murray says he is back in love with tennis as he prepares for Queen’s • ‘The reason you do it is because it is fun’• Admits that after earlier surgery he wanted to retireAndy Murray made it eloquently clear on the eve of his third comeback that his expectations have shifted from an all-out quest for victory – the hunger that broke his body – to enjoying tennis for the...
22:00 2019-06-16

Nigel Farage wants a role in Brexit negotiations, prepares for UK election Nigel Farage, elected as a member of the European Parliament for the Brexit Party, said he wanted his team involved in Brexit negotiations and that he was preparing for a general election....
04:13 2019-05-27

Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th annual Bloom Night TUCSON –Did someone say desert bloom watch? Last year, more than 160,000 people tuned in to watch Rosie, the famed corpse flower bloom at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. This summer, the Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th Annual Bloom Night – to catch a glimpse of the mysterious Queen of the Night, the...
18:52 2019-06-13

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
04:39 2019-06-28

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
17:52 2019-06-14

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
04:01 2019-06-01

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane speeds, threatening to dump torrential rain on the...
17:26 2019-07-12

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
04:13 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
04:13 2019-06-01

‘Adulting 101’ class prepares students for life after high school graduation LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – It seems like children everywhere want to grow up and be an adult, but when they actually do grow up and realize that they’re an adult, they want to go back to being a child again. If you look up the word “adulting” in the dictionary, you will see it explained as “the ...
09:52 2019-06-06

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
11:00 2019-06-01

Washington Prepares for a July 4 Spectacle, Starring and Produced by President Trump The president has ordered the last-minute transformation of the traditional July 4 activities into what he calls “a celebration of America” and that critics call a celebration of Donald J. Trump....
03:39 2019-07-04

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
20:00 2019-06-01

Paris prepares pools, parks and 'cool rooms' for predicted heatwave French capital still carries trauma of 2003 heatwave, when morgues ran out of spaceParis pools will host night swimming, large parks will stay open all hours and special “cool rooms” will be set up in town hall buildings as French authorities fear for residents’ health during the anticipated Europea...
21:00 2019-06-23

India Prepares To Recover Bodies Of Climbers Feared Killed In Avalanche Authorities in the countryare preparing to recover the bodies of five climbers believed killed in an avalanche, though officials said today it could take several days to coordinate the retrieval....
16:52 2019-06-04

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
08:26 2019-06-03

Bloodhound supersonic car prepares to hit 500mph in world land speed record bid The car, which has a British team behind it, will try and hit 500 miles per hour on a new custom-built racetrack on a salt flat in South Africa, as it renews its world land speed record campaign....
21:00 2019-07-11

Netflix Edits out Graphic Suicide Scene From 13 Reasons Why as It Prepares New Season Following debate about whether a graphic depiction of death by suicide in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why was suitable for young and potentially vulnerable audiences, the streaming giant has decided to re-edit the scene from the show’s first season. The decision comes ahead of its Season ...
18:26 2019-07-16

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh government, the country’s foreign minister has said...
10:52 2019-07-19

Skepticism, Concern as Trump Prepares to Visit Sites of Mass Shootings (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is bringing a message aimed at national unity and healing to the sites of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. But the words he offers for a divided America will be complicated by his own incendiary, anti-immigrant rhetoric that mirrors language linke...
15:39 2019-08-07

Barry becomes a hurricane as Louisiana coast prepares for storm to make landfall: NHC Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 74 mph (120 kph) or higher....
18:00 2019-07-13

The U.K. Prepares to Jeer and Cheer President Donald Trump During State Visit When U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump travel through central London to Buckingham Palace on Monday, they will be greeted by more than one hundred thousand protestors, activists say. Trump arrives in London on Monday for his first official state visit to the U.K. During the th...
02:00 2019-06-03

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race India is looking to solidify its place among the world’s spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole...
07:52 2019-07-12

10 Times Anne Hathaway Candidly Spoke About Motherhood as She Prepares to Welcome Baby No. 2 Oh, baby! It's going to be a party of four in Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman's household. The Ocean's 8 actress shared the exciting news that she and her hubby of nearly 7......
23:52 2019-07-24

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
21:00 2019-07-31

Wedding bells sound sweet to Riske as she prepares to face Williams in quarters Alison Riske said she wished she could get married more often after crediting her upcoming nuptials for her barnstorming run at Wimbledon which has earned her a quarter-final date with fellow American Serena Williams....
05:00 2019-07-09

Johanna Konta senses Wimbledon opportunity as she prepares to face Petra Kvitova • British No 1 says it is an honour to play the Czech• Konta and Kvitova meet in fourth round on MondayJohanna Konta usually prefers not to speak directly about her opponents, focusing only on herself and her methods. But when she plays on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals, she will be do so ...
01:26 2019-07-08

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water rescue training. “Our rescuers stay sharp on all of these skills because of the nature of swift water rescues. There are all kinds of hazards th...
09:39 2019-07-07

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson prepares to take reins of power as he takes on challenge of delivering Brexit Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Downing Street for the first time as prime minister as he takes on the challenge of delivering his pledge to deliver Brexit by October 31....
02:00 2019-07-24

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
06:13 2019-05-30

Tiger Woods plays Pebble Beach practice round as he prepares for US Open Tiger Woods announced this week that he would be playing the Memorial Tournament in preparation for the US Open next month, but that hasn't stopped the 15-time Major champion getting some practice time in around Pebble Beach....
15:13 2019-05-25

‘We’re making a stand’: banner brigade prepares blunt message for Trump visit Campaigners were happy to give up a glorious sunny day to staple placards for this week’s big demonstration in LondonBy 2pm they were operating at full capacity, churning out 200 anti-Trump placards an hour. Here, in a ground-floor office in south London, a small army of volunteers was preparing to ...
00:26 2019-06-02

Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet shine in Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' trailer Director Greta Gerwig takes on "Little Women," the coming of age story of the four March sisters in the aftermath of the American Civil War.        ...
06:39 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Shares in Brazil's Banco Inter soar as bank prepares share offering Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has hired the investment banking units of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Banco BTG Pactual, Banco Bradesco SA, Goldman Sachs and Banco Santander Brasil to manage a 1 billion-reais ($263 million) share offering, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
21:13 2019-07-04

As it prepares to launch astronauts, Boeing plans to move space headquarters from Arlington to Florida Boeing will move its space headquarters from Arlington, Va., to the Florida Space Coast as it pursues a number of rocket and spacecraft programs, including one that would launch astronauts from American soil for the first time since the space shuttle retired in 2011....
18:26 2019-06-19

Alphabet shares drop as Justice Department reportedly prepares for Google antitrust probe Alphabet shares fell more than 3% in the premarket Monday after a report said the Justice Department is readying an antitrust investigation against Google....
14:39 2019-06-03

Joe Biden prepares for New York fundraising blitz with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and short seller Jim Chanos The main event of Biden's June trip to the city will be held at the home of the short seller Jim Chanos. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will also be attending....
20:39 2019-05-28

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
02:52 2019-06-20

Turkey prepares to receive Russian missile system, as questions swirl over potential US punishment The shipment of Russia’s highly-anticipated S-400 air defense missile system to Turkey is expected to roll out any day now, roiling the indignation of many U.S. officials and over what punishment will be slapped on the NATO ally. Despite the pressure, Turkey has refused to rescind....
22:39 2019-07-09

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Dayton and at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, the Presid...
15:39 2019-08-07

Tyson Foods hits record high after beating estimates, prepares for China profit boost Tyson Foods Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Monday and reaffirmed expectations it will profit from the spread of a fatal hog disease in China, sending shares to a record high....
01:13 2019-08-06

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
05:39 2019-05-30

May was an awful month for video game sales as the world prepares for the next PlayStation and Xbox — here were the best-selling games Bethesda Video game sales in May 2019 were down 13% compared to the same period of last year, according to data from the NPD Group. This was the video game industry's worst sales performance for the month of May since 2013, which came about six months before the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were rele...
00:39 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson news and UK politics LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name staff Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Number 10....
09:26 2019-07-24

KFC is taking a page out of Taco Bell's playbook as it prepares to launch more new menu items in 2019 than the last 5 years combined KFC KFC plans to roll out as many new menu items in 2019 as it did in the prior five years combined, Kevin Hochman, the president of KFC's US business, told Business Insider. The chain hopes to win over millennials and Gen Z with quirky new menu items that customers can't get anywhere else. Hochm...
21:52 2019-06-05

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last day....
03:00 2019-08-01

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21:52 2019-05-30

The Feminist Library prepares for fresh chapter at 'loving' new home London's Feminist Library is packed up and ready to relocate to a new home in Peckham, after hundreds of supporters raised more than £65,000 to fund the new move....
14:13 2019-06-09

Donald Trump hits back at 'witch hunt' as Robert Mueller prepares to testify to Congress Donald Trump insisted he was innocent of obstructing justice or colluding with Russia, in a pre-emptive strike against today's testimony to Congress by former special counsel Robert Mueller....
12:13 2019-07-24

Apple to cut iPhone production as it prepares for iPhone 11 launch The iPhone XS MaxApple hasn’t been performing too well in the smartphone market lately and according to a new “smartphone supply chain” note by Rosenblatt, the Cupertino giant is about to cut production yet again. This time around, though, the change isn’t due to an unexpected drop in demand.Apple h...
01:39 2019-05-30

How close are we to the self-operating network? “Intent-based” increased in popularity in 2018, but how much is real? Intent-Based Networking is a major advancement towards the self-operating network (known as  level 3 Intent-Based Networking), but it is itself made up from many smaller advances. It has many pretenders offering...
13:00 2019-05-29

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see the new face of Apple's media plan at WWDC 2019. As noticed by Reddit user u/MalteseAppleF...
13:52 2019-06-02

Walgreens to close 200 US stores By Angelica LaVito, CNBC Walgreens plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.S. as the company pares back its locations in the U.K., the company said Tuesday. Parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance earlier this year announced plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.K. and review its U.S. footprint. The new...
17:39 2019-08-07

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
03:00 2019-06-05

IKEA to Close Its Only U.S. Factory IKEA is closing its only manufacturing site in the U.S., shifting the operations to Europe where the furniture company says production costs are lower....
00:39 2019-07-16

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are on the market for $12.9 million. The home was bui...
00:26 2019-07-06

India captain Virat Kohli talks up Jofra Archer's 'x-factor' as new England star prepares for Cricket World Cup India captain Virat Kohli says "world class" Jofra Archer "has the x-factor", after the England new boy singled him out as the wicket he prizes most at this summer's World Cup....
18:39 2019-05-23

‘Sad’ investors say they had no choice but to close Four Seasons Big names in finance and real estate who invested in the Four Seasons restaurant revival are miserable they were forced to close the place after less than a year — but said they had no choice. Real estate powerhouse Bill Rudin, who was married at the original Four Seasons, termed the closing “obviou...
05:52 2019-06-12

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
19:26 2019-06-07

Apple expected to close iTunes Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms and conditions have even inspired a graphic novel, ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader LONDON (AP) — Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use. Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as Conservative Party leader after failing to secure Parli...
11:52 2019-06-10

Dow Industrials Close at Record High The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record on Wednesday, its first new high in nine months, as the index notched its fourth straight session of gains....
21:39 2019-07-03

Saturday Forecast: So close but no cigar TUCSON – We almost broke the ice but fell short by one degree. 99 degrees for the high at the Tucson International Airport. Sunday, models predicting 100 degrees. If that is the case, we will reach triple digits for the first time in 2019. On average, Tucson should have had eight days of tempe...
06:00 2019-06-09

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of its 11 United States stores, as well as 23 stores throughout the UK, after profits continue to plummet...
17:39 2019-05-24

Starwatch: close encounters with Jupiter After reaching its closest approach to Earth tonight, Jupiter comes into conjunction with the full moon next SundayToday Jupiter reaches its closest approach to Earth for the year. The configuration is known as opposition, as the sun is directly opposite the planet in the sky. This means the planet ...
16:52 2019-06-11

You Can’t Go Back to ‘Classic’ Gmail. But You Can Get Close — Here’s How Last year, Google began rolling out a major update for Gmail with lots of changes. Gone is the red, rectangular Compose button, for instance — it’s since been replaced with a white button with rounded edges. The design is all a little more bold and modern, with new icons and tabs. But he...
18:00 2019-07-31

Blues favored to close Bruins out in 6 St. Louis is one victory from claiming the city's first Stanley Cup title, and oddsmakers believe the Blues will close out the Boston Bruins at home on Sunday....
03:13 2019-06-08

Green Dot Tumbles as Competitors Close In Shares in the bank known for issuing prepaid debit cards fell after it scaled back its revenue and profit outlook, citing competition from financial-tech startups that offer checking and savings accounts....
18:52 2019-08-09

Sav’s Grill To Close After 11 Years Of Business LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – After 11 years in Lexington, Sav’s Grill & West African Cuisine is closing. Mamadou Savané made the announcement via Facebook. He did write that something new was coming, but did not specify what. Sav says THANK YOU LEXINGTON! Sav’s Grill is closed after alm...
16:39 2019-06-18

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:39 2019-05-24

Blackstone Close to Deal to Buy CRH Division Global buyout firm Blackstone Group is in advanced talks to buy the European distribution arm of CRH, one of the world’s largest building-materials suppliers....
23:39 2019-07-15

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind of adaptability, sometimes 2-in-1 makers have to ...
11:26 2019-05-28

Dressbarn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful brands....
21:26 2019-05-21

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
15:00 2019-07-01

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
16:13 2019-07-17

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
02:26 2019-06-02

Have you ever fallen in love with a close friend? Did you wait a long time before telling your friend that you had romantic feelings for them? We’d like to hear from youWhen it comes to relationships, falling for someone you already know and like can, of course, be brilliant. The stumbling block is how to tell them, without ruining your friendship....
15:26 2019-06-28

Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores in U.S. TODAY – The retail depression is claiming another victim. Charming Charlie, the accessories store known for organizing its purses, jewelry and apparel by color instead of category, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday for the second time in two years. After a failed turnaround attempt after the f...
08:52 2019-07-12

Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure? It’s half a century since the first known HIV-related death and two patients appear to have been cured of the virus. What does this mean for the 37 million still living with it?Nobody knew what killed Robert Rayford. The African American boy was just 15 years old when he presented at St Louis city h...
13:13 2019-07-02

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused to identify the locations of the 38 stores earmarke...
16:26 2019-05-21

| Griezmann close to Barca move - reports Atletico Madrid's World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann is nearing a transfer to Barcelona, according to reports on Thursday in his native France and in Spain....
03:39 2019-07-12

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be announced formally tomorrow (Thursday). The plant opene...
22:26 2019-06-05

Walgreens plans to close 200 U.S. stores, according to new SEC filing Walgreens is closing 200 U.S. stores, or less than 3% of its U.S. total, the drugstore chain confirmed Tuesday.       ...
04:13 2019-08-07

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
22:39 2019-08-08

How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on Your iPhone I probably use my phone to search for at least a dozen things on the web every day, often more. For each search or visit to a favorite website, I instinctively open a new tab. Eventually, that means I have a pretty significant number of tabs open on my phone....
08:26 2019-07-14

Spillway north of New Orleans to close in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers expects to begin closing a Mississippi River spillway north of New Orleans sometime in the second or third week of July. The corps began opening the Bonnet Carré Spillway on May 10 to relieve stress on levees protecting New Orleans. It was the first tim...
19:52 2019-06-27

GM's transmission plant in Mich. to close in three days While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
19:13 2019-07-31

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas giant. The planet and even its moons will be visible ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
20:52 2019-06-08

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
21:26 2019-06-07

Guatemalans to vote in close presidential runoff Guatemalans go the polls Sunday in the second-round presidential runoff, pitting ex-first lady Sandra Torres against conservative Alejandro Giammattei in a nation beset by poverty, unemployment and emigration...
09:00 2019-08-11

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
14:33 2019-05-21

US, France praise close ties on D-Day anniversary France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary. (June 6)        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Dog day delights: The best NYC events to close out summer 2019 Don’t let the haters fool you: Did you know that only earlier this week we hit the mathematical midpoint of summer? Yeah, it might feel like the dog days are taking a lot out of you, but the best way to fight the summer slump is to soak it all up, because before long it’ll......
02:26 2019-08-10

Hazard close to £88m Real Madrid move "Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after a deal worth 100 million euros ($112.65 million) plus add-ons was agreed between the two clubs on Thursday, British and Spanish media reported."...
23:26 2019-06-06

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-year-old Salameh was tall, dark and fashionable, e...
23:26 2019-06-08

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
09:52 2019-06-10

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
05:52 2019-07-03

Never Panic About Forgetting to Close the Garage Door Again For $20 Off If you have a garage, first of all, jealous. Second of all, it’s cheaper than you might think to upgrade to a smart garage door opener that you can control from anywhere. Just click this link to add a 10% coupon to your Amazon account, which will bring Genie’s QuietLift Connect down to $175 at check...
18:52 2019-06-19

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
07:00 2019-06-14

Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores Barneys has gone bust. The luxury retail giant filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, announcing plans to close 15 stores across the nation. The retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan federal court, will shutter locations in Las Vegas, Chicago and Seattle, it said in a statement. ...
15:39 2019-08-06

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top of its site, ThinkGeek is...
23:52 2019-06-14

Airbus delivered close to 390 jets in H1 -sources Airbus deliveries rose about 28 percent in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but handing it a record production task in the second half, industry sources said....
11:26 2019-07-05

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
06:52 2019-07-19

The Little Mermaid Could Be Close to Finding Its King Triton Kevin Smith teases not one, not two, but a trio of Batmen actors in the Jay & Silent Bob reboot. Quentin Tarantino promises his Star Trek film is basically Pulp Fiction with phasers. Snoopy is heading to space for Apple TV+. Plus, Arrow and Supergirl promote some regulars, behind the scenes on t...
20:26 2019-07-18

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
17:52 2019-07-17

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:00 2019-06-13

Report: Brady, Pats close on extension Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are nearing a contract extension that would tie the quarterback to the franchise beyond his upcoming 20th NFL season, according to multiple reports Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
09:52 2019-06-10

There is no sign Masahiro Tanaka is close to figuring it out BALTIMORE — One former ace hasn’t thrown a big-league pitch this season and another is posting numbers that would get a less accomplished pitcher released. While the Yankees continue to hope Luis Severino will return at some point they have to be concerned about the recent skid Masahiro Tanaka has h...
15:13 2019-08-06

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant children slept here because Kozachik said Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery, the main shelter the city uses in this migrant crisis is over capacity. ...
09:39 2019-06-30

Gary Sanchez ‘close to being an option’ again for Yankees Gary Sanchez (strained groin) is eligible to come off the IL on Saturday. Sanchez said through an interpreter Friday he “feels good” and has been going through hitting and catching drills. Aaron Boone, however, said his starting catcher won’t be activated for Saturday’s doubleheader. Sanchez is expe...
14:26 2019-08-03

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was broken, the moment when 54......
06:52 2019-06-14

Tyronn Lue is close to battling LeBron’s Lakers Tyronn Lue nearly reunited with LeBron James this spring. Now, the veteran NBA coach may soon be tasked with taking down The King. The Clippers are close to hiring Lue as an assistant coach, the New York Times reported Wednesday, which would add another layer to the growing rivalry between the two c...
05:26 2019-08-15

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. Through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, more streets and public spaces in the city will be ...
21:00 2019-06-12

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
22:13 2019-06-12

Walgreens to close about 200 stores in United States Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Tuesday it plans to close about 200 U.S. stores and expects to record related pre-tax charges of between $1.9 billion and $2.4 billion....
03:26 2019-08-07

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
04:39 2019-05-29

Kyle Chandler on getting up close and personal with Godzilla Kyle Chandler stars in Legendary Pictures new “Monster-verse” movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters—the sequel to Gareth Edward’s 2014 film that sees the titan go up against some of his biggest enemies, including Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. We recently sat down with Chandler to talk about all ...
21:00 2019-06-02

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Finals.        ...
12:01 2019-05-26

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same player after rupturing his Achilles tendon Monday nigh...
14:39 2019-06-13

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
18:13 2019-06-09

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
23:00 2019-06-09

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
23:39 2019-06-09

New Texas detention center for migrant children to close Last teenagers will leave by end of week – just a few weeks after the center opened and the media were taken on toursThe not-for-profit organization that operates a brand new US government detention facility for migrant youths says the last teenagers detained there will leave by the end of the week ...
21:39 2019-07-23

Lakeway Publishers: No plans to close papers in bankruptcy MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — Lakeway Publishers says it does not plan to close any newspapers as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and restructuring. The company owns community newspapers and websites in Tennessee, Missouri and Virginia. They include the Citizen Tribune in Morristown, Tennessee. Lakeway f...
23:13 2019-06-21

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
04:52 2019-06-01

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
21:52 2019-06-21

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to the campaign called “Beyond Carbon” in an effort ...
09:26 2019-06-07

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina - source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-06-04

GNC plans to close up to 900 stores with a focus on mall locations Vitamin and supplements retailer GNC plans to close up to 900 stores in the next three years with big cuts to mall locations expected.       ...
05:13 2019-07-23

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
11:52 2019-06-07

Is Clint Frazier close to returning? An in-depth investigation Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the entire Yankees roster is currently injured. In fact, Brian Cashman has been seen posting on Facebook looking for players, like I had to for my coed playoff game tonight. However, when given the opportunity to come up from Scranton, Clin...
16:39 2019-05-21

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
13:39 2019-07-23

Close encounter with a 16TB HDD: Meet the Toshiba MG08 HDD Toshiba is one of the three big suppliers of hard disc drives left in the business which is predicted to still account for a whopping 59 percent of storage in 2025. Spinning disc drives, in the right configuration, still provide one of the most cost effective and reliable performances for storage, a...
01:13 2019-06-28

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat Burundi to close in on last-16 • Group B: Madagascar 1-0 Burundi• Marco Ilaimaharitra’s free-kick puts last-16 place in sightAfrica Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free-kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in Thursday’s early Group B match. Related: Se...
20:26 2019-06-27

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
04:13 2019-06-01

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an “acceptable level of profitability in todayR...
16:52 2019-05-21

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-04

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
06:00 2019-05-24

Jupiter will be so close tonight, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
16:52 2019-06-10

NFL notebook: Pats, Brady reportedly close to extension Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are nearing a contract extension that would tie the quarterback to the franchise beyond his upcoming 20th NFL season, according to multiple reports Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

Watford reject Everton’s £30m bid for Doucouré and close in on Sarr • French midfielder set to remain at Vicarage Road • Wayford hope to sign Senegal winger Sarr from RennesWatford do not plan to accept any offer from Everton for Abdoulaye Doucouré, having rejected a £30m opening bid for the 26-year-old midfielder that fell some way short of convincing them to chang...
20:39 2019-08-05

Barneys Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close Most Stores The luxury retailer filed for bankruptcy protection with plans to close most of its stores and a $75 million financing package that would give it time to find a buyer....
10:39 2019-08-06

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts’ final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapolis expects him to provide depth at linebacker and eventually compete for a starting job. Okereke mad...
01:13 2019-06-15

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday but not before another heroic, yet unfortunate, moment for another injured Golden State free-agent superstar. In one crazy-loud night in the Bay Area, the Raptors went from their slogan of “We The North” to ...
06:13 2019-06-14

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
04:26 2019-06-14

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastbound I-10 traffic detouring on the eastbound frontage road between Ina Road exit and the...
03:13 2019-06-14

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
22:52 2019-06-13

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
14:13 2019-06-03

Starwatch: Jupiter in a close encounter with red giant Antares Our largest planet and the red supergiant are close together in the south-eastern sky, joined on Wednesday evening by the moon There is an interesting trio of celestial objects to look out for on the evening of 8 August. The mighty planet Jupiter is currently close to the red giant star Antares in t...
10:26 2019-08-05

U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute: NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander said....
19:26 2019-06-18

UK's Boris Johnson fills Cabinet with close allies Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed several key supporters to top jobs as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
08:13 2019-07-25

Dimple Yadav Trails In Close Battle In Kannauj Dimple Yadav, a two-time Samajwadi Party lawmaker, is contesting for the third time from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, a party stronghold. She is currently trailing from the seat in a close battle with the......
03:13 2019-05-24

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
00:13 2019-05-24

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
16:39 2019-05-23

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon for federal crimes won’t be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation poised for passage in New York. The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing a legal loophole in the state’s double jeop...
17:52 2019-05-21

Cashman: Yanks weren't close to deadline deals Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that he never got close to making any trades to bolster the team's roster prior to Wednesday's deadline. He said the asking prices on pitchers were more than he was willing to give up....
03:52 2019-08-01

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe confirmed the border closure to The Associated Press on Thursday. The closure comes after a man died of Ebola in Congo’s major ...
11:39 2019-08-01

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
17:13 2019-08-01

Naveen Patnaik's BJD, BJP Locked In A Close Battle In Odisha The BJP is heading for a remarkable tally in Odisha, where it is leading in 8 of 21 Lok Sabha seats. The state's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is ahead in 13 in a close fight in the eastern state....
09:52 2019-05-23

Broadcom is close to buying Symantec's enterprise business Broadcom is close to a deal to buy cybersecurity firm Symantec's enterprise business after negotiations to acquire the whole company fell apart last month....
23:00 2019-08-08

Cannonball highlights how close Napoleon came to victory at Waterloo A cannonball discovered this week by archaeologists provides a further indication of how close Napoleon Bonaparte came to winning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815....
17:26 2019-07-17

Red Bull's Verstappen: Promising to be so close after poor Friday Max Verstappen says it was "promising" to be so close to Ferrari and Mercedes in Formula 1 British Grand Prix practice, despite enduring "one of the worst" Fridays of 2019...
00:00 2019-07-13

Jupiter will be so close this weekend, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Fortress close to toast with Majestic Wine seller A US-based investor is close to toasting a deal to buy the store estate of Majestic Wine that could uncork the return to the industry of one of its best-known executives....
20:52 2019-07-02

Wall St. Poised for Rebound as Turbulent Week Comes to a Close Stock futures were up, suggesting that a rocky week could end on an upbeat note despite persistent worries about the American economy and the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
16:39 2019-08-16

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Review: The Man Who Flew His Car Too Close to the Sun Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, a new film about the mythic automaker tells a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed....
21:13 2019-06-06

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
00:13 2019-07-09

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about the plant, which employs 1,700 people. GMB regional ...
14:13 2019-06-06

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:52 2019-06-05

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake during their 14-hour fishing journey in a kayak, according to Mliv...
06:52 2019-05-30

Gary Lineker is BBC's best-paid star again, but women close gap Many female stars have had pay rises, while male news presenters have taken cutsGary Lineker has maintained his status as the BBC’s highest earner after the broadcaster’s leading male sports presenters refused to take pay cuts, although many of the corporation’s foremost women have had substantial w...
16:39 2019-07-02

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
06:39 2019-07-13

Bosnia is close to the edge. We need Europe’s help | Aleksandar Brezar With the economy hobbled and ethnic nationalist sentiment rising, this is no time for complacencyIn the opening scenes of Danis Tanović’s Oscar-winning film No Man’s Land, set in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war, a soldier in the Bosnian army reads the newspaper in a trench. Worriedly, he exclaims: “Lo...
13:52 2019-05-29

Stocks: Why Small Caps Bear Close Attention The S&P 500 index is widely followed but it by no means tells the whole story of the stock market. Get important insights into the performances of another index as you look at this chart ......
00:26 2019-07-03

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but it was a fucking close one: This soy milk that got ...
20:39 2019-05-30

Mets confident an Edwin Diaz resurgence may be ‘this close’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mets pitching coach Phil Regan held his left thumb about a half-inch from his index finger on Saturday when discussing his pet project. “I think we’re this close,” Regan said, referring to Edwin Diaz and a possible resurgence for the beleaguered reliever. Diaz had entered in the e...
04:13 2019-08-18

The Latest: Albania polls close without feared clashes TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on disputed municipal elections in Albania (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Election Day clashes that were expected in Albania haven’t materialized so far as opposition supporters held only small, brief rallies. Independent analyst Lutfi Dervishi said of the munic...
22:39 2019-06-30

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with tube extensions to get really close up and a tripod with an arm extension to reach blooms set deeper...
16:26 2019-05-21

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early ...
16:39 2019-05-21

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-07-10

New York's Four Seasons Restaurant to close less than a year after reopening Restaurant, which opened in in 1959 in the Seagram Building, will close the week of 10 JuneThe Four Seasons Restaurant in New York is to close, less than a year after it reopened away from the Seagram Building, the masterpiece of modern architecture which was its home for almost 60 years and which i...
22:00 2019-06-08

How Lorenzo is trying Ducati lessons at Honda to close MotoGP gap Jorge Lorenzo is applying bike braking elements and dynamics that he used at Ducati to his Honda MotoGP bike in order to improve his feeling and close the gap to the fastest riders...
16:13 2019-06-05

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) had approved SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment i......
02:52 2019-07-07

Amey close to ending £300m Birmingham road crisis The embattled contractor Amey is closing in on a £300m deal to abandon the maintenance of Birmingham's 1600-mile road network, drawing a line under one of Britain's most troubled outsourcing contracts....
15:52 2019-05-30

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
10:39 2019-06-18

| Banyana players need top level football to close gap to top sides - coach Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is proud of her charges despite failing to proceed to the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....
09:13 2019-06-18

More store closings coming: An estimated 12,000 shops could close by the end of 2019 Six months into the year, more than 7,000 stores already are slated to close, which is more than all of 2018 closings.       ...
13:39 2019-07-03

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution....
07:52 2019-06-19

| Main opposition warns against rigging in close Malawi vote Malawi opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has warned against attempts to rig the country's election, claiming he was leading as votes were slowly tallied....
02:00 2019-05-23

S&P 500, Nasdaq close out worst week since December on trade worries Wall Street extended its sell-off on Friday on renewed trade fears as the benchmark S&P 500 index and Nasdaq saw their worst weekly percentage plunges since December, when investors were spooked by the prospect of a looming recession....
00:52 2019-08-03

German utilities firm RWE to close its last UK coal plant in 2020 Decision will leave only four remaining coal plants powering British homesGerman utility giant RWE will close its last UK coal plant after the coming winter, leaving only four remaining coal plants powering British homes.RWE will close the Aberthaw B power station in south Wales at the end of March ...
20:00 2019-08-01

Rohit Sharma Close To Beating Chris Gayle Record Rohit Sharma was one of the success stories for India in World Cup 2019 and will be hoping to carry on the good work in the T20I series against the West Indies....
18:00 2019-08-02

Major averages close at record highs on dovish Fed hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
19:52 2019-07-03

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised in the Dutch parliament and a campaign has been lau...
06:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute -NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander said....
19:13 2019-06-18

Hungary F2: Latifi executes flawless win to close championship lead Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi delivered a flawless drive in a tricky Hungaroring Formula 2 race to eat into championship leader Nyck de Vries's advantage...
14:52 2019-08-03

Philip Green's Arcadia to close UK stores, review U.S. in restructuring British retail tycoon Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Wednesday it planned to close 23 of its 566 stores in the UK and Ireland in a major restructuring of the fashion business that could also see its Topshop/Topman stores close in the U.S.....
20:39 2019-05-22

Occidental Petroleum plans to close Anadarko deal soon after Aug. 8 vote Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to quickly complete its $38 billion purchase of Anadarko Petroleum after the latter's Aug. 8 shareholder vote, the company said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars - VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-13

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a crowded evening,” Cooksey said. “People ...
11:39 2019-07-06

Workplace bullying trial that shocked France draws to close After court hears details of staff suicides, judges urged to find France Télécom executives guilty of moral harassmentFormer executives at France Télécom could face prison over organised workplace harassment that led to a spate of staff suicides a decade ago, as a two-month trial that shocked France...
15:26 2019-07-08

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street, whose plans were unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo la...
09:00 2019-06-14

‘Blood & Truth’ review: As close as you’ll ever get to living out an action movie When I reviewed Farpoint for PlayStation VR two years ago, I proclaimed that first-person shooters could indeed work in virtual reality. This theory has been tested by numerous VR titles over the past two years, but none have captured my attention quite like Blood & Truth. While it isn’t the m...
11:00 2019-06-03

Philippines' Cebu Air close to buying A330neo or B787 aircraft Philippines' Cebu Air Inc , the country's largest carrier, is close to buying several Airbus or Boeing aircraft as it expands and upgrades its fleet, its president and CEO said on Thursday....
14:13 2019-05-30

RPT-India's IndiGo close to new engine deal, may drop Pratt for CFM India's biggest airline, IndiGo, is close to a decision on engines that could mark a dramatic shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival CFM but a final decision is only expected later in June, according to three people aware of the matter....
07:52 2019-06-03

Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of restrictive abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman’s marital status and tell her about the “emotional implications” of an abortion. Democrats in the Assembly ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp, valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloomberg reported on Sunday....
06:39 2019-06-03

Case for Cutting Rates Can Be Found in Close Calls of the 1990s Sometimes the Fed cuts rates as a form of insurance, because the risk of bad things happening has gone up: For parallels to questions the Fed faces, analysts point to two rate cuts from the 1990s....
05:39 2019-06-17

Travelers left close to $1 million at TSA airport checkpoints last year Air travelers left close to $1 million at airport checkpoints around the country during the last fiscal year, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
18:52 2019-05-31

Barneys Nears Bankruptcy Filing With Plans to Close Most Stores Barneys is preparing to file for bankruptcy and nearing an agreement with lenders for a financing package that would give the luxury retailer time to find a buyer, according to people familiar with the matter....
01:13 2019-08-06

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers claimed the price would go up every day after four day...
19:13 2019-05-22

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
04:13 2019-06-17

Sephora to close its stores June 5 for diversity training after SZA says she was profiled Sephora by Michael Seachang / Flickr By Janelle Griffith Sephora will close more than 400 stores in the United States on the morning of June 5 to host inclusion workshops for its employees, according to a statement posted on the company’s website. The announcement follows a claim recently made...
15:52 2019-06-03

Bloomberg: Dish is close to a $6 billion deal with Sprint and T-Mobile Over the last couple of weeks, we've heard that getting DoJ approval for T-Mobile's proposed $26 billion purchase of Sprint will require making moves to create a new national wireless carrier as a competitor. That could be achieved by selling off Boo......
14:52 2019-06-19

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the Israeli Prime Minister, he would not be drawn on the controversial policy — saying only that ...
22:26 2019-07-11

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday....
07:52 2019-07-23

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive technology sector led the market's gains, while rea...
00:52 2019-07-02

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close in blackout Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
23:52 2019-07-14

White House and congressional leaders close in on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are closing in on a budget deal on Monday that would raise spending levels for both the Pentagon and nondefense programs while extending the debt limit until at least July 2021, according to sources close to the talks.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ...
20:39 2019-07-22

Equifax Is Said to Be Close to Reaching Deal in Huge ’17 Data Breach The agreement, which calls for the company to pay around $650 million, is meant to resolve federal and state inquiries and consumer claims over the exposure of data of at least 145 million people....
15:26 2019-07-22

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians....
12:52 2019-07-01

Istanbul election rerun: Polls close in key test for Erdogan Millions of voters in Istanbul returned to the polls to choose a new mayor. The vote is seen as a test for President Erdogan and his AKP, who cried foul after an opposition candidate won the first election in March....
18:00 2019-06-23

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
10:39 2019-07-22

Okta CEO says cloud company has a 'close eye' on tariffs, but for now exposure is minimal "We do think about powering business globally, so it's in everyone's interest I think to have as much free trade — as much economic commerce — as possible," Todd McKinnon says....
02:39 2019-06-01

Dinghy sailors close in on Great Britain circumnavigation record Duo are near finish line in attempt to be first to perform feat non-stop in tiny vesselThey have braved gale-force winds, dodged huge container ships and suffered vivid hallucinations prompted by sleep deprivation but two hardy adventurers are on the brink of becoming the first to circumnavigate Gre...
15:39 2019-06-30

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in the US alone? That was revealed nearly two years ago, a......
06:00 2019-07-20

The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to within touching distance of glory, only to trip up and bash their heads against the podium, leaving them ...
01:26 2019-06-01

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
23:39 2019-07-15

On Video, BJP Lawmaker Has A Close Shave As Chopper Goes On Dizzying Spin A BJP lawmaker in Rajasthan had a close shave after the helicopter in which he was flying appeared to have lost control. The helicopter carrying Mahant Balak Nath, the lawmaker in Alwar, began......
10:00 2019-06-30

Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close Friday unless judge intervenes Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes. The legal battle in St. Louis comes a week after Missouri Governor Mike Parson, a Republican, signed ...
14:26 2019-05-31

Dressbarn to close 53 stores in August, saying the wind down of the business is 'on target' Ascena on Thursday said the winding down of its Dressbarn business is on target amid chatter the business would be forced to file for bankruptcy to break leases. It said 53 stores are expected to shut by the end of August....
22:52 2019-07-18

Roehampton qualifying a world away from Wimbledon but oh so close | Tumaini Carayol At a venue loathed by players but loved by aficionados, amid sparse facilities dreams of making the main draw are fulfilled or else shattered (along with a few rackets)As the sun slowly set on the first day of the Wimbledon qualifying event this week, a small crowd enveloped the final match, between...
06:00 2019-06-28

Vergne wins battle of Bern to close on Formula E title In a four-way last lap tussle, it was defending champion Jean Eric-Vergne who kept his nerve to win the Berne E-prix Saturday and increase his lead in the 2018-19 title race....
23:52 2019-06-22

Indonesia To Close Island To Conserve Rare Komodo Dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
14:26 2019-07-23

Samsung Galaxy Fold re-release might not be very close, as Best Buy cancels all pre-orders The epic (and unfortunate) release saga of the highly anticipated Galaxy Fold is obviously far from over, as Samsung still thinks it can fix all the vulnerabilities of the company's first (near-) finished foldable design without having to cancel the device altogether and start over.But after promisi...
16:26 2019-05-24

PSA to close Ellesmere Port plant if Brexit hits profitability Reports suggest PSA CEO Carlos Tavares has earmarked a site in Europe to build Vauxhall/Opel Astra if trading conditions deteriorate in the UK PSA has threatened to pull production at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant and move it to mainland Europe if Brexit causes a downturn in profitability, accor...
21:00 2019-07-31

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the state subject to up to 15 years imprisonment....
01:52 2019-05-29

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have almost eliminated the need for a male embryo … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, resulted in a 95% reduction in the number of male babies born...
18:39 2019-07-11

India's IndiGo close to new engine deal, may drop Pratt for CFM India's biggest airline, IndiGo, is close to a decision on engines that could mark a dramatic shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival CFM but a final decision is only expected later in June, according to three people aware of the matter....
20:00 2019-06-01

Thomas Cook close to unveiling Fosun rescue deal Thomas Cook Group is in advanced talks about a rescue deal that will see the company effectively broken up and its tour operating arm taken over by the Chinese owner of Club Med....
00:52 2019-07-12

James Holzhauer is this close to beating 'Jeopardy!'s earnings record Another day, another win for Jeopardy! savant James Holzhauer, as the professional sports gambler is now just $58,484 away from the game show’s record for earnings....
18:13 2019-06-01

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statement Friday that St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stel...
10:39 2019-06-01

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
17:39 2019-06-20

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it the only U.S. state without a legal abortion clinic, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-05-28

Embryo-inspired bandages close wounds better than Band-Aids Common wound dressings usually just protect your cuts from the elements and from infection. A dressing developed by a team of researchers from Harvard's Wyss Institute, Harvard's John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Sciences and McGill......
23:13 2019-07-24

UP Government Denied Permission To Close 74 Cases In Muzaffarnagar Riots Despite the Uttar Pradesh government seeking closure of 74 cases relating to the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, it has failed to get courts' permission to withdraw even a single case, a senior official......
20:00 2019-07-24

Sea Grill, other popular Rockefeller Center restaurants to close in January A sea change is coming to Rockefeller Center’s dining scene. The luxurious Sea Grill and two other eateries run by Patina Restaurant Group will close in January when their leases expire, The Post has learned. The Sea Grill, Rock Center Café and Cucina have been fixtures at the Midtown landmark since...
02:26 2019-08-06

Indian Oil Close To Deal For Panama-Flagged Vessel: Report In December last year, state-owned IOC issued a global tender and offeredshippers a first right of refusal as the nation seeks to boost its shipping industry....
21:52 2019-07-02

Toyota tops first pre-season WEC test, privateers close in late on Toyota ended the opening day of the World Endurance Championship's pre-season test at Barcelona fastest, but with a reduced advantage over the quickest of the LMP1 privateers...
03:26 2019-07-24

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network being built, announcing there are now 10m homes and businesses that can connect to the network, just 1.6m short of the 2020 target.The government-owned co...
23:39 2019-07-23

| De Ligt close to Juventus after skipping Ajax training camp Matthijs de Ligt is closing in on a move to Juventus after Ajax announced he will skip the Dutch champions pre-season training camp due to his expected departure....
12:00 2019-07-14

Australian government close to securing enough votes for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government is close to securing enough votes to pass sweeping tax cuts after independent lawmakers said on Tuesday they were poised to strike an agreement with Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
04:13 2019-07-02

Dressbarn announces 53 stores will close in August and nine in July. Is yours on the list? Dressbarn is on target to close its 650 stores by the end of the year, the retailer announced Thursday. Fifty-three stores will close in August.       ...
02:39 2019-07-19

AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday as four months of hearings draw to an end....
10:13 2019-06-12

Glenn Close discovers Snapchat, turns into Woody Harrelson The good news: Glenn Close has discovered Snapchat. It’s always fun to find a new app, and, even if Snapchat has lost a lot of its luster on account of its best features being stolen by Instagram, there’s still plenty of fun to be had on there. Snapchat’s goofy filters can turn you into a dog or ma...
19:52 2019-06-06

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life in prison for Niels Hoegel, 42, for the killings at a hospital in Oldenburg between 1999 and 2002 a...
10:39 2019-06-05

Kim Kardashian's Close-Up Photo of Psalm West Is One Sweet Surprise It's time to keep up with Psalm West! Close to a month after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child via surrogate, the proud parents have been giving their newborn......
20:26 2019-06-10

How to instantly close all the open Safari tabs on your iPhone (and iPad) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I don’t know when it started, but I’m a tab fiend. My computer browser is overflowing with sites I keep open just in case, one day far into the future, I might ne...
15:00 2019-06-12

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10. (credit: Getty Images | Scott Olson ) After Hur...
17:52 2019-05-21

Sephora To Close For Training After Racial Profiling Involving R&B Star High street makeup powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centres and corporate office for employee training after a racial profiling incident involving......
23:26 2019-06-03

UK police close Worthing seafront after hazardous material report The seafront in the resort of Worthing on England's south coast was closed for a few hours on Sunday afternoon after a small number of people reported symptoms including sore eyes and vomiting, police said....
12:26 2019-08-12

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
18:39 2019-06-11