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Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic

In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic

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Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oceans.......
03:00 2019-08-15

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

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

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

High concentrations of microplastics found in snow in Arctic and Alps Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
20:13 2019-08-14

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Where the last pristine skies in America are The rise of light pollution has accelerated in recent years with the introduction and widespread adoption of powerful LED lights that use just a fraction of the power of earlier lighting technologies....
01:26 2019-08-07

Tiny magnets could help rid the ocean of harmful microplastics Tiny magnetic coils can turn microplastics into carbon dioxide and water. The reaction could catch plastic in wastewater streams and stop it entering the ocean...
17:00 2019-08-16

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

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found in the air we breathe and the water we drink. Thanks to a study published in the journal Environmental Scie......
02:13 2019-06-06

‘Big Little Lies’ tourism is killing California’s pristine coast Big Sur has a big little problem. The dreamy coastal city set on a precarious cliffside has survived massive mudslides, heavy rains and fires, but it may not be able to overcome a deluge of Renattas, Bonnies, Madelines, Celestes and Janes. Fans of HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” a show about wealthy women ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
20:26 2019-06-27

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oceanographer, had been noticing something odd while studying the diets of tuna and other deep-diving fish. Though they lived at average depths of 1,000f...
15:52 2019-06-06

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches of the solar system. Called Comet Interceptor, the mission will include a mothership and two “daug...
00:13 2019-06-21

Tom Hanks Stole a Cardboard Cutout of Himself to Try to Sully His Pristine Reputation Jimmy Kimmel is a bad influence. The late night talk show host dared America’s sweetheart, Tom Hanks, to go on a crime spree and Hanks was peer pressured into complying. On Thursday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel teased the Toy Story star for being too “wonderful and...
17:39 2019-06-14

Stinky seaweed threatens Mexico's pristine beaches An invasion of a thick and stinky seaweed, Sargassum, is covering the beaches of the Caribbean paradise of Mexico's Tulum.        ...
15:00 2019-06-03

Tourist ‘sand graffiti’ is trashing pristine dunes in Japan Tourists are making like Banksy at the beach. Japan’s only large sand dune network is increasingly being vandalized with “sand graffiti,” local officials say. Graffiti has risen since being banned on the dunes in the coastal county of Tottori Prefecture in April 2009, with 3,334 in...
22:26 2019-05-21

There are only a few places left in America with a ‘pristine’ night sky The bright city lights in the United States are impeding stargazers’ views of the night sky. Researchers broke down the light pollution by county and found there are not many places left to see a “pristine” night sky.        ...
21:52 2019-08-07

Attic jackpot: Man finds pristine 1987 Nintendo game that could sell for $10,000 Scott Amos found a pristine, unopened copy of Kid Icarus in the attic of his childhood home, a find that could net him up to $10,000.       ...
22:13 2019-07-31

Attic jackpot: Man finds pristine 1987 Nintendo game that sells for $9,000 Scott Amos found a pristine, unopened copy of Kid Icarus in the attic of his childhood home, a find that could net him up to $10,000.       ...
20:26 2019-08-04

Watching Someone Restore a Filthy Game Boy to Its Original Pristine Condition Is Soothing For the Soul It was a tragic day when, after being dropped on the floor, my original Game Boy was left with a bunch of dead lines on its screen. But it lived a good life, and has the scars, knicks, and scratches to prove it. However, it wasn’t quite as abused as this Game Boy that YouTube’s Odd Tinkering purchas...
20:26 2019-05-31

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
20:52 2019-05-30

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy The United States is the world's largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-boggling GDP of its largest state, California. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. For more than a century, the United States has been the wo...
22:39 2019-05-27

Andrew Scott: 'It’s mind-blowing being described as a sex symbol' The actor, 42, on the pleasure of acting in Fleabag, Ireland’s new progressiveness and not being the next James BondI was brought up in Dublin. My parents are from Tyrone and Mayo. I went to a Catholic boys’ school. It was a different time for Ireland back then. With the same-sex marriage referendum...
20:52 2019-06-22

Amazon's Blowing Out a Ton of Storage and PC Gear, Today Only Amazon’s marking down a ton of storage devices, plus a few PCs and accessories, in today’s Gold Box. There’s something from everybody here—microSD cards, rugged external drives, and awesome SSDs from companies like SanDisk, Seagate and Western Digital....
15:26 2019-05-28

Walmart's Blowing Out Refurbished Nintendo Switches For $230 If you’ve somehow gone this long without buying a Nintendo Switch, you can fix that today for one of the best prices ever. This one’s refurbished, but you can’t beat a $230 price tag....
22:39 2019-08-08

Iran says it refrained from blowing up US plane carrying 35 people Iran refrained from blowing up an American plane with 35 people on board that was accompanying the unmanned drone the Revolutionary Guard Corps shot down, an Iranian commander said Friday. “With the US drone in the region there was also an American P-8 plane with 35 people on board,” Amir Ali ...
16:00 2019-06-21

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine monsters. Quite frankly, you have room for a new k...
02:39 2019-07-13

Sex, drugs, politics: how the streaming giants are blowing up Bollywood New Amazon and Netflix dramas take in themes that India’s established cinema rarely touches, with millions of potential subscribers available ‘The three big ‘no’s in Indian cinema are sexuality, religion and politics,” says Anurag Kashyap. “And in Sacred Games we address all three.” The Netflix seri...
18:26 2019-08-02

Amazon's Blowing Out Refurbished HP Omen Gaming PCs, Today Only If you don’t mind buying a refurb, you can get a seriously good deal on an HP Omen gaming laptop from today’s Amazon Gold Box. Prices start at just $850 for a 15" laptop with a GTX 1050Ti and 8GB of RAM (nothing to sneeze at!), and range up to $1270 for a fully specced out 17" laptop with ...
22:52 2019-05-31

Opinion: Mind-blowing Evija is only the start for revived Lotus Heavy, jaw-droppingly powerful and costly - the Evija is no normal Lotus With a claimed power output of 1973bhp, this new hypercar is exciting in itself, but what's coming could be even better They call the floating instrument panel the ‘halo’, which is an appropriate metaphor for the entire Evij...
22:26 2019-07-16

You're Not Doing the Fourth of July Right If You're Not Blowing Up the World's Largest Fireworks Tank There’s an overwhelming variety of fireworks to help you celebrate the Fourth of July, including staples like burning schoolhouses, Roman candles, and those tiny tanks that roll around and shoot sparks. Those tanks were apparently a childhood favorite of Peter Sripol, who decided to build, and immed...
01:52 2019-07-05

Bill Maher: 2020 Dems just need to 'come off less crazy' then Trump -- and 'they're blowing it!' Before closing his show Friday night, "Real Time" host Bill Maher urged the 2020 Democrats to "come off less crazy" than President Trump in order to win the 2020 election. ...
07:26 2019-08-03

‘The Lion King’ is blowing away all other Disney remakes in ticket presales Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King doesn’t open until July 19, but this new version of the beloved animated classic is already breaking records. Fandango announced Tuesday that the film is the new record-holder for the best first-day presales for a traditional Disney release &m...
21:52 2019-06-27

Top MTA cop busted blowing off work, using cruiser for suspected funeral gig: report He was caught dead handed. A top MTA cop was busted using his cruiser to get to funeral homes where he had unsanctioned side gigs as a pallbearer — and blowing off his real job for hours at a time, the agency revealed Wednesday. And when then-MTA Police Department Assistant Chief Thomas Odessa was c...
02:13 2019-07-11

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees could be plant...
01:52 2019-07-05

Best Buy offers mind-blowing Galaxy S10 series and Note 9 savings with installments If you still haven't been able to find the right Galaxy S10 deal for you among a recent avalanche of cool freebies and big discounts offered by top-rated eBay sellers, major third-party retailers like Best Buy, B&H Photo Video, and Costco, as well as Samsung itself, perhaps a fresh batch of promotio...
16:52 2019-06-06

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a heightened fire danger into Saturday....
18:01 2019-06-21

2019 fantasy football: Miles Sanders is blowing up Eagles backfield Preseason games are mostly bereft of players with any fantasy relevance, and the Broncos’ 14-10 dud over the Falcons last week was no exception. There was still plenty of drama around the league this week, including training camp updates, injuries, contract signings and holdouts, and more. Let...
20:13 2019-08-08

$9 billion Dropbox explains why it's blowing up its product for its biggest redesign in 12 years (DBX) REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach On Tuesday, Dropbox announced that it has made its biggest redesign in its history. Dropbox partnered with Zoom, Slack, and Atlassian for new integrations. On the new Dropbox, users will not only be able to store and share files, but also send Slack messages and set up Zoom ...
21:52 2019-06-11

Trump campaign announces $105M fundraising haul, blowing past Dem candidates The Trump campaign announced Tuesday that its re-election operation raised a whopping $105 million in the second quarter, a figure that blows past what the Democratic candidates have been pulling in. ...
15:26 2019-07-02

Mind-blowing ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ credits scenes just leaked, revealing what’s next in MCU Phase 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home, the final movie in the third phase of Marvel Cinematic Universe adventures, is hitting theaters ini just a few days on July 2nd. We know it will deal with the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame while further shaping Peter’s arc, and we know it’ll introduce the mult...
20:52 2019-06-29

A Blackbird Blowing 'Smoke' Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day, the moisture from their breath condenses into steam that emanates from their beaks. Photographer Kathrin Swoboda knew this, and was hoping to capture it on film at the park near her house.Read more......
23:52 2019-07-12

Not blowing smoke: Wind has overtaken 'risky' coal for energy use in Texas for the first time For the first time since the Electric Reliability Council of Texas began collecting data in 2003, wind has surpassed coal as an energy source.        ...
04:26 2019-07-25

T-Pain talks blowing $40 million: 'I had to borrow money to get my kids Burger King' T-Pain is opening up about his money problems, which the 33-year-old singer claiming he's currently financially stable.        ...
14:13 2019-08-14

Arctic ice faces trouble from above and below For the longest time the story of ice melt has been about rising air temperatures. But what is happening under the sea ice? CNN's Arwa Damon heads out with a team of scientists to the far corners of the Arctic Circle to find out....
12:52 2019-06-07

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
19:52 2019-08-14

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
17:13 2019-07-22

Navy’s 2nd Fleet is now operational, focused on the Arctic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says its newly revived 2nd Fleet now has enough staff to command ships in the increasingly competitive waters of the Arctic region. The Navy’s announcement on Wednesday follows statements by President Donald Trump’s administration this month that the U.S...
04:00 2019-05-30

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there Preston Schlachter / North American Aerospace Defense Command / DVIDS US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall Street Journal reported. The US operates Thule Air Base on the autonomous Danish territory, 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle. For much of the year, ...
19:26 2019-08-16

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
04:39 2019-07-03

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing, and as E...
03:39 2019-07-20

Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles), in four months...
19:26 2019-07-02

TechnipFMC awarded $7.6 billion contract for Arctic LNG-2 Oil services firm TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it had been awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction contract by Russia's Novatek and its partners for the Arctic 2 liquefied natural gas project in western Siberia....
01:26 2019-07-24

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
15:00 2019-05-21

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
10:52 2019-06-17

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monday....
08:00 2019-06-12

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns such as Tiksi, where this photo was taken. It was...
07:52 2019-06-20

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tails like narwhals (the so-called "unicorns of the sea")....
23:26 2019-06-21

RPT-Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the offshore border with Russia the company had hoped would contain oil....
10:52 2019-06-17

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
19:52 2019-06-18

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorolo...
17:26 2019-07-12

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from space.The Arctic region has recorded it...
21:13 2019-07-31

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
15:00 2019-05-21

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organisms were discovered in shallow water shale, a kind ...
21:13 2019-05-22

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-06-13

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, satellite images reveal....
11:00 2019-06-15

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds....
21:39 2019-06-18

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
20:39 2019-07-04

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
20:13 2019-08-14

A Weather Station Above the Arctic Circle Hit 94.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Amid the hottest month in recorded history, some records still stand out as absolutely jaw dropping. That’s definitely true of a measurement made in the Arctic this July.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
20:13 2019-05-29

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
06:52 2019-07-03

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
16:13 2019-08-16

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
22:52 2019-07-03

First battery-powered cruise ship sails 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....
14:39 2019-07-01

Arctic Norway island wants to be ‘time-free’ during summer COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go “time-free” and be more flexible with school and working hours to make the most of the long days. Resident Kjell Ove Hveding says people on the island of So...
17:00 2019-06-19

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
22:00 2019-07-08

Arctic Race: Penultimate stage ‘ideally suited’ for Lutsenko "Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko may be nine seconds down to cycling’s ‘Mr Everything’ Mathieu van der Poel at the halfway mark of the four-day Arctic Race of Norway, but the current Kazakhstan road race champion is confident of what lies ahead."...
12:39 2019-08-17

Lamborghini Takes 7 Huracan EVOs On An Expedition Above The Arctic Circle Lamborghini has announced adding Norway to its list of most spectacular places and roads in the world to discover as part of its expedition series, Lamborghini Avventura. The supercars went above the......
19:52 2019-07-31

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
18:13 2019-07-31

Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – ‘Party ships have no place here’One of the world’s leading polar explorers has warned against the explosive growth in cruise ship tourism in the Arctic, calling it damaging to both the local environment and...
11:39 2019-08-13

Lightning Struck Near the North Pole as the Arctic Continues to Unravel In the scheme of things, a freak lightning storm near the North Pole probably isn’t the biggest concern about the rapidly warming Arctic. But it’s yet another sign that the Arctic continues to have an abnormal one this summer.Read more......
00:52 2019-08-13

Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third monthA cloud of smoke and soot bigger than the European Union is billowing across Siberia as wildfires in the Arctic Circle rage into an unprecedented third consecutive month.The normally frozen region, which is a cruci...
18:26 2019-08-12

NORTHCOM commander warns the Arctic is an 'avenue of approach' for Russia The Arctic could be a key avenue for Russian cruise missiles, and the military must engage in the region to protect against it, according to a top U.S. general....
07:39 2019-07-23

TABLE-Last of Yamal LNG Arctic vessel order undergoing sea trials The last of 15 Arc7-classed tankers ordered for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant Yamal LNG in Russia's Arctic north are undergoing sea trials around a South Korean shipyard, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed on Monday. The Georgiy Ushakov and Yakov Gakkel LNG tankers are both ...
11:26 2019-07-22

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
15:13 2019-07-01

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute.The animal, known as a coastal or blue fox, was fitted with a tr...
07:00 2019-07-02

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

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
15:52 2019-06-14

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
05:13 2019-07-04

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
00:52 2019-06-18

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-05-31

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
15:39 2019-07-12

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s com...
09:26 2019-05-26

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
07:26 2019-07-21

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
04:39 2019-07-20

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
15:00 2019-05-21

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
16:52 2019-05-25

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the poles warm...
19:26 2019-06-27

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burning in remote parts of the region that are being s...
00:13 2019-07-19

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
23:52 2019-07-12

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
16:39 2019-08-17

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
14:13 2019-08-17

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
21:26 2019-06-18

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
17:39 2019-06-18

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was to improve the American defense capability in the ...
14:52 2019-05-21

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

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey....
14:00 2019-06-06

Arctic Marathoner Donates Amputated Toes For A Hotel's Infamous Cocktail Not all of them were going to make it home with him after he had to be evacuated from the Yukon Arctic Ultra by snowmobile in February 2018, suffering from deep frostbite during the 300-mile race....
04:39 2019-06-19

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
02:26 2019-05-30

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He didn’t deny the looming emergency; he simply coul...
17:52 2019-07-19

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
19:26 2019-07-31

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the high-pitched clicks made by Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
17:26 2019-08-02

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
04:13 2019-07-09

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice loss as usually frigid regions have experienced he...
01:26 2019-08-03

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Arctic fox sets record with epic 2,000-mile trek from Norway to Canada This stone cold fox just set a new land-speed record for the species by traveling more than 2,000 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, according to stunned researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute. But the epic trek didn’t take place all at once — it happened in three freezing-temp...
19:00 2019-07-02

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
01:26 2019-07-03

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
04:39 2019-07-25

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
03:52 2019-06-19

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
23:00 2019-08-10

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge....
23:52 2019-07-31

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
23:26 2019-07-02

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
19:00 2019-07-02

From Abba to the Arctic Monkeys, the perfect pop songs have one thing in common | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is a reason radio edits last about three minutes: because that is how songs should have been bornI used to be a huge fan of Phil Spector. Then he was convicted of murder, which rather took the shine off things. But Spector, I’m afraid, remains for me the king of pop. Not Michael Jackson, who h...
08:26 2019-05-31

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
23:52 2019-07-12

Blue-green algae poses blooming danger to paddling pets Owners urged to take care near waterways as climate crisis leads to more toxic bloomsIn Cheshire, a King Charles spaniel called Kendall collapsed and died minutes after paddling in a lake. In Craigavon, Co Armagh, Bella the labrador puppy died four days after splashing through waterways. A cygnet di...
21:52 2019-08-16

The White Lotus Secret Society and the Demise of Mongol Rule in China The White Lotus Society / Sect (written in Chinese as 白莲教, and Romanized as ‘Bai Lian Jiao’) was a millenarian movement that existed in imperial China. As a religious movement, the teachings of the White Lotus Society were based mainly on Buddhist tradition, though some elements of Taoism and other ...
21:52 2019-08-16

Fighting the Flaming Wrath - The Great Fire of London, 1666 It was a year with a special number. A year that carried a lot of ominous superstitions. ...
21:52 2019-08-16

Team news: Bayern bound Coutinho left out as Griezmann makes Barcelona debut "Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has given the biggest indication yet that Philippe Coutinho\u0027s career at the Camp Nou is set to come to an end after he was left out of the match-day squad to face Athletic Bilbao on Friday."...
21:52 2019-08-16

Apple software hints at Sept. 10 announcement for the next iPhone An image in Apple's iOS 13 beta release to developers could offer a clue to its fall event date where it is expected to announce its newest iPhones....
21:52 2019-08-16

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate challenge for the president as he works to assure his...
21:52 2019-08-16

Iran tanker shifts position but still at anchor off Gibraltar An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday, but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and it was unclear if it was ready to set sail soon....
22:13 2019-08-16

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate....
22:13 2019-08-16

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast The brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, two Taliban sources told Reuters, an attack that could affect efforts to end the Afghan war....
22:13 2019-08-16

Stocks move broadly higher as turbulent week nears its end Stocks rose broadly in midday trading on Wall Street Friday as investors look to end a turbulent week on a positive note.       ...
22:13 2019-08-16

The 18 best kitchen, home decor, and furniture deals you can get this weekend This weekend, you can get massive savings on kitchen and home decor items at Wayfair, Macy's, and so many other top retailers.       ...
22:13 2019-08-16

18 gross but satisfying beauty products that people are obsessed with From foot peels to blackhead-removing kits, these bizarre hygiene products will probably gross you out—and you'll love every second of it.       ...
22:13 2019-08-16

Can you lighten your hair with lemon juice? How to achieve sun-kissed locks this summer We've all heard the rumours - but is lemon juice the secret to our blonde ambition? Georgia Chambers speaks to Bleach London colourist Alex Brownsell to find out more...
22:13 2019-08-16

Lockheed nets $80M contract for Aegis system upgrades Lockheed Martin received an $80 million contract from the U.S. Navy for electronic equipment upgrades to the Aegis missile system, the Pentagon announced....
22:13 2019-08-16

38-year-old submarine USS Ohio returns to service after refitting The USS Ohio, the Navy's oldest guided missile submarine, completed 27 months of refitting and is ready for duty, the Naval Sea Systems Command announced....
22:13 2019-08-16

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary....
22:13 2019-08-16

Texas power prices nearly triple to record high as heat bakes state Spot power prices in Texas almost tripled to a record high for Friday as the state's grid operator took emergency measures for a second time this week to keep the lights on as consumers cranked up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave....
22:13 2019-08-16

Steve King Is Having an All-Out Meltdown After Basically Condoning Rape and Incest If there’s anything resembling a silver lining to Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King’s deeply racist, intensely misogynist rantings, it’s that there’s very little subtext involved—no hidden meanings to parse, or deeper truths to uncover....
22:39 2019-08-16

Oil Prices: Thar She Woes! A Slump Like A Melting Snow Hill At the end of July, the conventional wisdom saw higher prices for the crude oil market. Now see the chart and forecast that show why Elliott Wave analysis (rightly) saw otherwise....
23:00 2019-08-16

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic rival Beijing, a senior US senator confirmed Friday....
23:00 2019-08-16

Big brands say 'sorry' as China market expands Calvin Klein, Coach, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Swarovski — and now, Versace. The list of foreign brands that have generated online fury in China would make for a glittering evening of luxury and fashion....
23:00 2019-08-16

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
23:00 2019-08-16

World’s top-rated X-Men comic book collection hits auction block to help Arizona man beat cancer MESA, Ariz. (KPNX) — Ever since he can remember, Robert Letscher has been enthralled with comic books. The 55-year-old turned his passion into an online career. “It’s how I paid for this house,” Letscher said while sitting in his Mesa living room. Over the years, Letscher has bought and sold comics ...
23:00 2019-08-16

Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Barcelona LIVE: La Liga 2019-20 football as it happened - Aduriz stunner sinks Barca Barcelona kick off their title defence with a trip to face Athletic Bilbao - but the Spanish champions will have to find a way to win without Lionel Messi....
23:26 2019-08-16

Americans are more in debt than ever and experts say 'money disorders' may be to blame "Money disorder" is an umbrella term for reoccurring issues people have with money. They involve issues like compulsive buying, money hoarding and pathological gambling....
23:26 2019-08-16

Ravi Shastri Profile: Facts, Figures As Head Coach Of Indian Cricket Team Ravi Shastri has been in an administrative role with the Indian men's cricket team since 2007, with a few gaps, till he was appointed Team Director in 2016 and then Head Coach after the 2017 ICC......
23:52 2019-08-16

For Burberry, China Is No Longer Ripe for the Picking It isn’t an easy time for companies that depend on selling expensive products to Chinese consumers. Trench-coat maker Burberry is particularly exposed to the chill winds blowing from Asia....
23:52 2019-08-16

NASA reportedly picks Alabama site as HQ for human moon lander program WASHINGTON — The head of NASA is set to announce plans on Friday to name the US space agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama as headquarters for its human lunar lander program, signaling progress in its drive to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024, three people familiar with the plan s...
23:52 2019-08-16

Raymond Mellor obituary My father-in-law, Raymond Mellor, who has died aged 95, was a considerable figure in the world of clocks and watches. In 1962 he set up the London office of the Swiss-based Hamilton Watch Company, and later, when it was taken over by an American concern, he established his own firm, the Cabot Watch ...
00:13 2019-08-17

Jeffrey Epstein autopsy concludes death was a suicide – live updates New York City’s chief medical examiner finds death of financier and alleged sex-trafficker was result of suicide by hangingSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.58pm BST The president has tweeted, without any comment, a video of himself saying he will “never bow to a foreign natio...
00:13 2019-08-17

Art Spiegelman's Marvel essay 'refused publication for Orange Skull Trump dig' Maus author says he was told the comics giant – whose chairman is a prominent Trump supporter – was trying to remain apoliticalArt Spiegelman, the legendary graphic novelist behind Maus, has claimed that he was asked to remove criticism of Donald Trump from his introduction to a forthcoming Marvel b...
00:13 2019-08-17

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to rein in employees who were supporting the pro-demo...
00:13 2019-08-17

|Sasoldelaysresultsforreviewof$13bninvestment Sasol has plunged the most in more than two decades after the company delayed its financial results for a month to coincide with a report on what went wrong during construction of its near-$13bn Lake Charles chemical project in Louisiana....
00:13 2019-08-17

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Preseason Week 2 takeaways Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard watches and analyzes everything from this and every week of preseason football to help you make good decisions and unearth steals on Draft Day....
00:13 2019-08-17

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said....
00:39 2019-08-17

Exclusive: Fed's Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China trade war and global slowdown could derail the economy....
00:39 2019-08-17

Deere to slash costs after trade war hits earnings Deere & Co. on Friday announced a review of costs after a combination of the U.S.-China trade war and bad weather dented its quarterly profits, forcing the company to trim its full-year earnings forecast for a second time in the past three months....
00:39 2019-08-17

India Suspends Thar Link Express To Pak That Connects Jodhpur To Karachi The railways on Friday cancelled operations of Thar Link Express that connects Jodhpur in India to Karachi in Pakistan, officials said, a development that temporarily snaps all rail links between the......
00:39 2019-08-17

Trump Urges India-Pak Dialogue On Kashmir In Call With Imran Khan: Report United States President Donald Trump pushed for talks between New Delhi and Islamabad on the Kashmir issue during a phone conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday, news agency......
00:39 2019-08-17

Navy Helps Injured Crew On Japanese Warship, Evacuates Him To Mumbai The Indian Navy on Friday rushed to the help of an injured crew member on board a Japanese warship from where he was later evacuated for further medical treatment....
00:39 2019-08-17

Plastic straws are trash. Are there alternatives that don't suck? Many plastic straw alternatives present other problems for the planet or are unsuitable for people with disabilities, critics say.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

'It's real. It's violent': After El Paso, Latinos across America live in fear Across the country, mothers and fathers, sons and daughters contemplate the idea of becoming a target, and worry about the future.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

New Jersey's Teterboro Airport was travel hub of Jeffrey Epstein's sex traffic ring Jeffrey Epstein's planes recorded at least 730 flights to and from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey between 1995 and 2013, according to flight logs.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Teen’s abdominal mass was malformed twin: case report A 17-year-old with a history of abdominal pain and a growing lump landed in a medical journal after doctors discovered that the mass was actually her malformed twin, marking what they believe is the first case of its kind to occur in a female her age. In a published BMJ Case Reports, the unidentifie...
01:00 2019-08-17

Look At This Weird Thing Donald Trump Just Belched Up In March, a young whale beached itself in Davao City, in the Philippines. When scientists from the local museum—it is, delightfully, called D’Bone Collector Natural History Museum—did a necropsy on the whale after its death, they discovered that it had starved to death because its stomach contained...
01:00 2019-08-17

Your Wallet's Callin': R. Kelly Reportedly Wants to Tap Michael Jackson's Lawyer, Needs Many Extra Dollars Robert “R.” Kelly is reportedly seeking out one of the most in-demand criminal attorneys in the business: Tom Mesereau, a lawyer best known for successfully defending Michael Jackson during his 2005 child molestation trial....
01:26 2019-08-17

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
01:26 2019-08-17

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from accessing your data until you pay your attacker. It’s even more surprising when you consider that R...
01:26 2019-08-17

Big Donors Are Pulling Out of Brazil's Amazon Fund; That Could Spell Trouble for the Rainforest Norway and Germany have been helping support the Brazilian government for its efforts to reduce deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest for some 10 years now. These financial rewards—the annual donations to the Amazon Fund, which the Brazilian Development Bank manages—have amounted to nearly $1.3 bil...
01:26 2019-08-17

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
01:52 2019-08-17

Who Needs Starbucks? It's Really Easy to Make Nitro Cold Brew At Home. Starbucks serves nitro cold brew now, which means that the creamy, foamy, and texturally rich coffee that was once only available at the fanciest of local coffee shops is now officially mainstream. And while it might seem like a treat that can only be made with fancy coffee equipment, it’s actually ...
01:52 2019-08-17

How to Unclog a Toilet When You Don't Have a Plunger It truly is the stuff of nightmares: faced with an away-toilet situation in someone else’s home, you do your business, flush ... and nothing happens. Or worse, you flush and the toilet water (as well as its contents) slowly starts rising like super-gross flood waters. That alone is anxiety-inducing,...
01:52 2019-08-17

A Recession Would Make It Harder for Trump to Get Reelected The presidential election is more than a year away, but one topic that’s heading toward the top of the discussion list is the economy. With signs pointing to a downturn, how will our economic health impact the election?...
01:52 2019-08-17

How to Buy a Country President Trump has indicated interest in purchasing Greenland—and although Greenland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated via Twitter that they were “open for business, not for sale,” it’s worth asking: how do you buy a country, anyway?...
01:52 2019-08-17

You Can Make Chick-fil-A-Style Chicken Nuggets at Home Chick-fil-A is known for two things: surprisingly addictive chicken and problematic politics. To enjoy the former and avoid involvement in the latter, a DIY recipe is needed. Most people think the key to making Chick-fil-A’s iconic poultry lies in a pickle juice brine, but if you look at the ingredi...
01:52 2019-08-17

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
02:13 2019-08-17

Rockets' Tucker withdraws from Team USA camp P.J. Tucker said he twisted his left ankle twice during Team USA practices, and the Rockets forward thought it best to withdraw from consideration for the World Cup roster....
02:13 2019-08-17

New Overwatch Custom Mode Turns Sigma Into A Dodgeball Player If you think about it, Overwatch’s new hero, Sigma, is kinda like a schoolkid—by which I mean he’s slow, and he likes to throw rocks. This, obviously, makes him an ideal competitor for a large-scale game of dodgeball....
02:13 2019-08-17

Choosing Which Switch Games To Delete For Space Causes Me Deep Dread Every time I obtain a new Switch game from Nintendo’s eShop, I worry. Will this be the one that forces me to archive or delete something else from my SD memory card in order to make room, and if so, how am I supposed to choose?...
02:13 2019-08-17

Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on Friday....
02:13 2019-08-17

Study: One-third of military personnel keep firearms safely stored at home Studies show that safely storing firearms can reduce risk for suicide, and more than 60 percent of military members who die by suicide use a gun while at home -- but a study suggests that most don't lock their guns up....
02:39 2019-08-17

Awkward? Bella Hadid and Ex-Boyfriend The Weeknd Find Themselves at Same Club Awkward night out? Oh, we feel it coming. Less than two weeks after E! News exclusively confirmed that Bella Hadid and The Weeknd had broken up, it appears the two came very close to a......
03:26 2019-08-17

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Chace Crawford and His Bulge Oh! Hey, Chace Crawford! The Gossip Girl alum made headlines on Thursday after fans saw photos of the 34-year-old actor in a new calendar. When fans flipped to the month of March, they......
03:26 2019-08-17

After ICE raids, some children still are without a parent, official says Some children whose parents were detained in immigration raids in Mississippi last week still do not have at least one parent with them, a Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services spokeswoman said Thursday....
03:52 2019-08-17

NYPD wants to talk to man who left rice cookers Three suspicious devices that turned out to be empty rice cookers were discovered Friday morning in downtown New York, prompting a brief scare as residents began their day. All the devices were ultimately deemed safe....
03:52 2019-08-17

Easy Rider' star Peter Fonda dies at 79 The Oscar-nominated son of Henry Fonda and brother to Jane Fonda died of respiratory failure from lung cancer in Los Angeles, his family said Friday.        ...
03:52 2019-08-17

'Chrisley Knows Best' daughter alleges dad and brother blackmailed her with sex tape In a police report obtained by E! and TMZ, Lindsie Chrisley accused her dad Todd of "Chrisley Knows Best" and her brother of blackmail.        ...
03:52 2019-08-17

Suicide cop’s sister says NYPD officers stay mum on mental health out of demotion fears Cops like NYPD suicide victim Robert Echeverria keep their mental health struggles a secret for fear their bosses will take their guns away — and demote them to a desk job where they’ll lose their overtime pay, his sister told The Post. “I offered my brother $500 to go to a private psychiatris...
04:13 2019-08-17

Nearly 70% of de Blasio 2020 donors are hotel workers tied to powerful union Mayor Bill de Blasio has repeatedly touted the “grassroots” nature of his quixotic presidential campaign but nearly 70 percent of his donors are tied to a single union — the powerful Hotel Trades Council. The 40,000-member HTC is the only union that’s endorsed de Blasio’...
04:13 2019-08-17

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in fighting since the months after 9/11. Team Trump is considering a phased withdrawal of about 5,000 of the 14,000 US troops in the war-torn country — a move...
04:13 2019-08-17

Hundreds defy restrictions to join street protest in Kashmir Carrying green Islamic flags and placards reading “Stop Genocide in Kashmir, Wake Up World,” young and old people took to the streets in Srinagar, the region’s main city....
04:13 2019-08-17

Michigan cops stop black man for looking at white woman ‘suspiciously’ Police in Michigan stopped a black man for almost 20 minutes and asked for his ID after a white woman reported that he was “looking at her suspiciously,” according to reports. Devin Myers was stopped by cops in Royal Oak on Tuesday evening because the woman said he was “just staring at me” and “it’s...
04:13 2019-08-17

Huawei Mate 30 Pro to be unveiled just before the iPhone 11 hits stores We’re reasonably confident that the iPhone 11 will hit stores on September 20th, considering all the recent leaks, including a revelation that comes directly from Apple. But other leaks are now saying that one of the iPhone 11’s biggest rivals this fall will launch just a day before the ...
04:13 2019-08-17

Flexible stick-on sensors could wirelessly monitor your sweat and pulse As people strive ever harder to minutely quantify every action they do, the sensors that monitor those actions are growing lighter and less invasive. Two prototype sensors from crosstown rivals Stanford and Berkeley stick right to the skin and provide a wealth of physiological data. Stanford’s...
04:39 2019-08-17

Georgia Tech quarterback receives sixth year of eligibility, set to play three more seasons Georgia Tech quarterback Lucas Johnson will be able to play three more seasons of college football after the NCAA granted him a sixth year of eligibility on Thursday....
04:39 2019-08-17

New York medical examiner: Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide by hanging Disgraced financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide in his jail cell last week, New York City's medical examiner has ruled....
04:39 2019-08-17

Opinion: Tiger Woods in severe peril of missing out on return trip to Tour Championship With two late bogeys, Tiger Woods fell from the outskirts of contention in the BMW Championship and is in severe peril of missing next week's finale.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

CBS Sports reporter Amanda Balionis reveals emotional struggles and how she's coping CBS Sports golf and football reporter Amanda Balionis said she has seen a therapist and several doctors as she tries to cope with father's 2018 death.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides....
04:39 2019-08-17

Pirates kidnap eight crew members in raid on German ship off Cameroon Pirates have kidnapped eight crew members of a German-owned ship in a raid on the vessel off the coast of Cameroon, the Hamburg-based company that owns the ship said on Friday....
04:39 2019-08-17

App allows citizen scientists to track monarch butterfly migration If you've ever pulled out your phone to take a picture of a butterfly, researchers want your help. A team from the University of Maine is using an app that lets citizens scientists along the East Coast take photos of monarch butterfly migration sites......
05:00 2019-08-17

Epic added the hated mechs to 'Fortnite' so more players could win When Fortnite's Season X started two weeks ago, developer Epic Games introduced a new mechanic that significantly changed how matches play out. The two-player B.R.U.T.E. mechs caused uproar, with many players suggesting the machines are overpowered.......
05:00 2019-08-17

Investigative thriller game 'Telling Lies' drops August 23rd Telling Lies, the spritual successor of indie darling Her Story, will officially be available for PC, Mac and iOS devices on August 23. Gamers excited to get their hands on the new title from developer Sam Barlow can pre-order the investigative thril......
05:00 2019-08-17

Texas father’s body found in lake after 3-year-old daughter says, ‘Daddy went swimming’: police Authorities in Texas on Friday recovered a man’s body from a lake after an unaccompanied 3-year-old girl, who was found sleeping alone on a boat, said her “daddy went swimming.”...
05:00 2019-08-17

'Hollywood Ripper' case: Michael Gargiulo guilty of two murders, including woman due to go on date with Ashton Kutcher A man dubbed the "Hollywood Ripper" has been found guilty of murdering two young women, including a woman who arranged to go on date with actor Ashton Kutcher on the night she was killed....
05:26 2019-08-17

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials said....
05:26 2019-08-17

Green shoots 8-under 64 for one-shot lead of Czech Masters Gavin Green shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
05:26 2019-08-17

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
05:26 2019-08-17

How a new antibiotic destroys extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis Enlarge / A security guard mans the gate January 23, 2008 of the ward of extreme drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a near-untreatable strain of the disease, at the Brooklyn Infectious Disease Hospital in Cape Town. The hospital is trying to take extra security measures to ensure patients with XD...
05:52 2019-08-17

Running the Family Business of the Roman Empire: Augustus the Founder Over three and a half centuries the Roman Empire - as seen through the lives of 10 of the most important emperors - gained in splendor and territory, then lost both. ...
06:39 2019-08-17

Google Drive will introduce long-asked-for file shortcuts feature Enlarge / Google offers a suite of cloud collaboration services, but Drive is at the heart of it all. (credit: Google) Soon, Google will add one of the most commonly requested features to its Drive file hosting, sharing, and collaboration service: shortcuts. These will allow users to create pointe...
07:00 2019-08-17

Steve Bruce understands volatile nature of life for manager at Newcastle • Bruce says result at Norwich ‘would settle everybody’• ‘Coming here was never going to be easy’Steve Bruce has shouldered the blame for the tactical confusion that prefaced Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring Arsenal’s winning goal at St James’ Park last Sunday.Things were going reasonably well for ...
07:00 2019-08-17

Music producer guilty of sexually abusing singer in Mexico A music producer accused of sexually abusing a young singer in Mexico -- whom he represented and mentored for several years -- has been found guilty of rape and human trafficking....
07:26 2019-08-17

Police rape allegations fuel women's protests in Mexico City A recent string of alleged police attacks on women and girls has led thousands of women to take to the streets in the Mexican capital. Women are demanding an end to violence and better security....
07:52 2019-08-17

US: Two sentenced to prison for foiled terrorist plot on Muslims The defendants showed remorse as the judge declared them a "threat to everyone in our democratic society." The two men planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist plot on a Muslim community in upstate New York....
07:52 2019-08-17

'A new Hawaiian Renaissance': how a telescope protest became a movement Demonstrators opposed to the building of a telescope on Mauna Kea, the state’s highest peak, have forged a communityOn Hawaii’s Big Island, a protest against a $1.4bn observatory on Mauna Kea, a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians, is entering a second month. In that time, the prote...
08:13 2019-08-17

'Please find some words for me': the conversations that helped after our son's stillbirth Letters, chats, cards, even texts – each made a difference Our baby’s nursery contains everything that you would expect to see, plus a small box that contains his ashes. Next to it are the first clothes he wore, some other items from hospital and a mound of cards that we received when he died.We had...
08:13 2019-08-17

R.I.P. Peter Fonda Peter Fonda, whose performance in 1969's Easy Rider cemented his role as one of Hollywood’s most recognizable countercultural icons, has died. An Oscar-nominated actor and writer with more than 100 credits to his name, Fonda’s career stretched across nearly 60 years of Hollywood history—despite ...
08:39 2019-08-17

Eight die in fire at hotel in Ukraine Eight people died and 10 more were injured in a fire early on Saturday in a private hotel in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa, Ukraine's emergencies service said....
08:39 2019-08-17

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy."...
09:00 2019-08-17

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now instantly recognizable in silhouette or line s...
09:00 2019-08-17

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
09:00 2019-08-17

VW's Electric Dune Buggy Finally Made It To The Beach Volkswagen has been coyly teasing its electric dune buggy concept as “feasible for production” but I wouldn’t get your hopes up. That said, there is a working model playing around in the California sand right now, and a few notes from folks who got to drive it....
09:00 2019-08-17

Padres star rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. will 'most likely' miss rest of year with back injury Padres standout rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. has a back injury that will likely cost him the rest of this year, manager Andy Green said Friday.       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Raising Global Alarms Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and faded in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, excee...
09:00 2019-08-17

On Camera, Mika Singh Chants "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" At Attari-Wagah Border After receiving backlash over his performance in Pakistan, singer Mika Singh uploaded a video on social media in which he is seen chanting "Bharat Mata ki Jai" at Attari-Wagah border, showcasing his......
09:00 2019-08-17

UPDATE 2-China's Ninebot unveils scooters that drive themselves to charging stations Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Friday unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry. Ninebot said Uber and Lyft, the ride-hailing giants that are expanding into scooter-s...
09:26 2019-08-17

Airbnb records 30% growth rate in Q1 on booking strength -source Airbnb Inc recorded $9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31% from the year-ago quarter, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its foray into the public market....
09:26 2019-08-17

House judiciary panel will come back early to tackle gun control bills The House judiciary committee will return to Washington, D.C., early to take up three gun control bills in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
09:52 2019-08-17

Aston Martin sports car from 'Goldfinger' sells for $6.4M A silver 1965 Aston Martin DB5, an exact replica of the star vehicle Sean Connery drove in the iconic James Bond film "Goldfinger," has been sold at auction in California for more than $6 million....
09:52 2019-08-17

Kentucky surgeons operate on Mitch McConnell's broken shoulder Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell successfully underwent surgery to repair a fractured shoulder he broke at his Kentucky home this month, his office said Friday....
09:52 2019-08-17

Hundreds flock to El Paso shooting victim’s funeral after public invite Hundreds of mourners from around the country flocked to the funeral of a stranger on Friday — an El Paso Walmart shooting victim whose husband had invited the public to help him mourn her. Margie Reckard, 63, died when a racist gunman opened fire at the store last month. She left behind just a few.....
10:13 2019-08-17

YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th Earlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows -- exclusive to paying Premium members at the moment -- available to the public as ad-supported programming. Now, the Google subsidiary is staying true to its word and making all original......
10:13 2019-08-17

Darren Bravo, John Campbell In Windies A Team For Tour Game vs India Darren Bravo and John Campbell were included to provide the duo with the much-needed game time before the two-Test series against India which begins on August 22....
11:26 2019-08-17

Here’s the stupid reason Elon Musk wants to nuke Mars Elon Musk – aka Lex Luthor in spirit — is on social media yapping about nuking Mars again. He’s not trolling; he’s not acting as a provocateur; he really wants to bombard the surface of our planetary neighbor with actual nuclear weapons. Nuke Mars! — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 16, 2019 Here’s why:...
11:52 2019-08-17

Greenland to Trump: Thanks, But We’re Not For Sale (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they’re definitely not warming up to the U.S. president’s talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. “We see it as an expression of greater interest in investing in our c...
12:39 2019-08-17

Highlights: Djokovic demolishes Pouille in second set to claim Cincinnati win "Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio on Friday."...
12:39 2019-08-17

Donnie Wahlberg starved for Vincent Gray in 'Sixth Sense,' wanted to play him naked Donnie Wahlberg had to prove himself, and suffer for real, playing Vincent Gray in "The Sixth Sense" 20 years ago. "I went to a really dark place."        ...
13:00 2019-08-17

Trump held conference call with big bank CEOs amid market turmoil: source President Donald Trump held a conference call on Wednesday with the chief executives of the three largest Wall Street banks as financial markets were in turmoil, one source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
13:00 2019-08-17

The Best Electric Toothbrushes in 2019 Dental hygiene will never be fun, but it can at least be easy. Here are the best electric toothbrushes we've tested from Burst, Quip, and Philips Sonicare....
13:26 2019-08-17

General Electric stock bounces back after fraud accusations Light bulb maker General Electric bounced back from fraud allegations Friday after CEO Larry Culp bought stock and Wall Street analysts stood up for the company. Culp, who took over the troubled conglomerate last year, bought nearly $2 million worth of GE stock, or 252,200 shares, for $7.93 a share,...
13:26 2019-08-17

Investigators say underage driver struck and killed man walking his dog in Houston, Texas (KPRC)  A 13-year-old driver was behind the wheel when a man and his dog were struck by a vehicle at an apartment complex in west Houston, Texas Thursday according to police. Both the man and dog were killed. “Apparently, she pulled out and made a mistake and hit the gas instead of the brake a...
13:26 2019-08-17

Person of interest in rice cooker subway scare in custody The person of interest who sparked an evacuation in Lower Manhattan in the rice cooker subway scare has been apprehended, cops said Saturday. The arrest unfolded around 1 a.m. in the Bronx, where police also took a shopping cart into evidence, cell phone video shows. The Friday morning incident sen...
15:00 2019-08-17

Labour's high street plan to reverse 'retail apocalypse' Empty high street shops should be given to start-ups and community projects to help reverse the "economic decay" of Britain's town centres, Jeremy Corbyn has said....
15:26 2019-08-17

An Indiana state representative tried to buy cocaine and impersonated an officer, police say An Indiana state representative was charged with drunken driving and impersonating an officer after he tried to buy cocaine "party favors" at a local bar, court documents show....
15:52 2019-08-17

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 261 Crore Assets Of Haryana Firm In Ponzi Scheme The Enforcement Directorate today said it has attached assets worth Rs 261 crore in connection with its money laundering probe against a Haryana-based multi-level marketing group that allegedly......
16:13 2019-08-17

First Chargesheet Filed In IL&FS Case, Rs 570 Crore Assets Attached The Enforcement Directorate has filed its first charge sheet in the IL&FS alleged illegal payment default crisis case even as it has attached assets worth about Rs 570 crore, officials said today....
16:13 2019-08-17

On Population Control, Shiv Sena Targets A Section Of Muslims A section of the Muslim community "does not understand the importance of curbing population", BJP ally Shiv Sena alleged on Friday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence......
16:13 2019-08-17

Willing To Join Probe In Chopper Scam, Kamal Nath's Nephew Tells Court Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Saturday told a Delhi court that he was willing to join the probe into the AgustaWestland chopper scam case, while seeking......
16:13 2019-08-17

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on the internet....
16:39 2019-08-17

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it was transporting oil to Syria in violation of U.S. sanctions....
16:39 2019-08-17

AOC laughs off Trump claim she's 'fuming' that Tlaib, Omar now get more attention Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brushed off a tweet from President Trump on Friday claiming she envied the media attention fellow “Squad” members Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have received over their recent controversy with Israel....
17:00 2019-08-17

My Night: Darren Barker scores one of the greatest feel-good victories in British boxing history Darren Barker goes in-depth about a memorable triumph. 'I was struggling with my breath, thinking about my daughter and my brother,' he says The post My Night: Darren Barker scores one of the greatest feel-good victories in British boxing history appeared first on Boxing News....
17:00 2019-08-17

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
18:13 2019-08-17

LG SM9000 NanoCell 65-inch 4K HDR Smart TV Review LG's recent TV launches in India includes the premium SM9000, which is available in two sizes - 55-inch and 65-inch. We review the 65-inch variant of this high-end LED TV range....
18:13 2019-08-17

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
18:39 2019-08-17

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River ‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Nevada, Mexico.        ...
19:00 2019-08-17

Barty stunned by Kuznetsova in Cincinnati semi-finals "Ash Barty stunningly lost her chance to regain the number one world ranking when the Australian was beaten in straight sets by Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday."...
19:26 2019-08-17

Smith returns to field to guide Australia to 250 "Australia\u0027s Steve Smith returned to bat after being struck on the neck by a short ball from England fast bowler Jofra Archer, but fell for 92 as the tourists were bowled out for 250, eight behind England."...
19:26 2019-08-17

Look: Police return class ring to man who lost it in 1971 A Texas A&M University graduate who lost his class ring alongside an Alaska highway in 1971 was reunited with the ring thanks to a Texas police department....
19:26 2019-08-17

Today's Tech IPOs Offer Lower Growth for Top Dollar Investors who buy into today’s high-profile initial public offerings are getting a raw deal. Recent tech IPOs tend to be less profitable, slower-growing and more aggressively priced than their predecessors....
19:52 2019-08-17

This Samsung smartphone tops Apple iPhones as America’s favorite Samsung Galaxy 9 edged out Apple iPhones as U.S. wireless users' favorite smartphone according the American Customer Satisfaction Index.       ...
20:39 2019-08-17

Bournemouth spoil first Villa EPL home match in 3 years Promoted Aston Villa couldn't overcome a woeful start as it lost its first home game in the English Premier League to Bournemouth 2-1       ...
21:26 2019-08-17

In 1989, The Frogs took a chainsaw to homophobic stereotypes There was a period of time in the ’90s when it seemed like Milwaukee-based The Frogs were going to be one of those weird cult acts that somehow blew up into mainstream success. Thanks to championing on the part of some of the biggest rock stars in the world at the time, like Kurt Cobain, Eddie Vedde...
22:00 2019-08-17

Goffin tops Gasquet to make Cincinnati final A rested David Goffin advanced to his first ATP Masters 1000 final with a straight set victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday....
22:00 2019-08-17

Best superhero games: what to play while waiting for Marvel's Avengers to assemble Avengers: Endgame may have wrapped up the MCU in a neat (albeit emotional) bow but we are still looking to scratch that superhero itch - and we're hoping Crystal Dynamics' Marvel's Avengers game will be just the ticket. Marvel’s Avengers sees players taking on the roles of...
22:52 2019-08-17

Huawei could be about to reveal its own rival to Google Maps Not only is Huawei busy developing its own operating system to potentially replace Android, it's also got an in-house mapping service in the pipeline as well, according to reports.Based on reporting by China Daily, the mapping service is aimed at software developers more than end users: apps of...
22:52 2019-08-17

Honda CR-V 2019: plenty of tech and oodles of space The Honda CR-V is the world's best selling SUV, and the 2019 model is capable of hauling families and their luggage in comfort, while also providing a wide array of tech goodies to make the journey easier, more enjoyable and less tiring.With updated styling to go along with the tech it's a...
22:52 2019-08-17

Mariano Rivera sounds off on Derek Jeter Hall of Fame debate Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame celebration tour concluded with a pre-game ceremony, and first pitch, Saturday at Yankee Stadium. It capped off a summer in which the greatest closer of all-time hit an inside-the-park home run on Old Timers’ Day, had a parade thrown in his honor in New Rochelle, N.Y., ...
23:26 2019-08-17

Masahiro Tanaka becoming a Yankees’ answer again Perhaps the Masahiro Tanaka crisis is over. The right-hander delivered a second straight strong performance in the Yankees’ 3-2 win over the Indians on Friday night in The Bronx. The victory not only put Thursday’s blowout loss to Cleveland behind them, but it also provided more distance from ...
23:26 2019-08-17

Aaron Judge’s ‘normal day’ could mean much more for Yankees One hundred and five, 103, 92, free pass. No, those are not your child’s chemistry test scores, nor are they Justin Bieber’s clocked speeds on the 405. They represent Aaron Judge’s exit velocities in his first three at-bats Friday night at Yankee Stadium, followed by a four-pitch walk in his final p...
23:26 2019-08-17

Afghanistan: Dozens injured in blast at Kabul wedding hall Afghanistan's Interior Ministry reports there has been an explosion at a wedding hall in Kabul. Numerous people have been injured, but it is unclear if there have been any deaths....
23:52 2019-08-17

Steve Smith taken to hospital as 'precautionary' measure Steve Smith has been taken to hospital for a "precautionary" X-ray after taking a fierce Jofra Archer delivery to his arm in the second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday....
00:13 2019-08-18

Lucas Moura earns Spurs draw at Manchester City as VAR history repeats It was an extraordinary finale and, amid all the drama and utter confusion, spare a thought perhaps for those Manchester City supporters who had happily left the stadium, believing they had just seen their team score a dramatic and joyous stoppage-time winner.What they had not accounted for was VAR ...
00:13 2019-08-18

Unai Emery sings praises of man-of-the-match Dani Ceballos – video Arsenal manager Unai Emery spoke about the impact of new signing Dani Ceballos, who put in a fine performance as his side beat Burnley 2-1. Ceballos put in a commanding display in the centre of the park and set up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s winner.Emery was pleased with the versatility of his new m...
00:13 2019-08-18

There Is No Place For Old Timers In Trinamool Congress: Sovan Chatterjee Sovan Chatterjee, who has switched over to BJP from Trinamool Congress, on Saturday criticised TMC no longer being a party of old timers and for deviating from the principles of parliamentary......
00:13 2019-08-18

Dharmendra Pradhan Makes Aerial Survey Of Flood Hit Areas In Odisha Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of areas ravaged by heavy rain and flash flood in west Odisha and promised all possible assistance from the Centre....
00:13 2019-08-18

"May Get Justice Now": Pehlu Khan's Family Praises Fresh Probe Order Cattle trader Pehlu Khan's family was shattered by a recent decision of an Alwar court to acquit all the six men accused of killing him in 2017, but the Rajasthan government's move to constitute a......
00:13 2019-08-18

Bale to stay after helping Madrid to win at Celta - Zidane "Coach Zinedine Zidane said Gareth Bale will remain at Real Madrid this season after the Wales forward produced an inspiring performance in a 3-1 win at Celta Vigo on Saturday after a summer of uncertainty."...
00:52 2019-08-18

Monaco nightmare continues against Metz new boys "Monaco’s nightmare start to the Ligue 1 season continued with a 3-0 defeat at newly-promoted Metz on Saturday, leaving them at the bottom of the table and yet to score a goal."...
00:52 2019-08-18

Welsh town to install futuristic bathroom stalls to deter sex romps Toilets are the latest contraceptive in this Welsh town. The seaside enclave of Porthcrawl plans to install futuristic bathroom fixtures to stop sex in public restrooms, The Guardian reported. People doing the dirty inside stalls will be soaked with water jets and interrupted by high-pitched alarms,...
01:13 2019-08-18

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn's plan to be caretaker prime minister receives further blow as senior Tory backs out Jeremy Corbyn's proposal to be installed as caretaker prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit has received a further blow after another senior Tory ruled out backing the plan....
01:13 2019-08-18

Tumblr and the End of the Eyeballs-Are-Everything Era With a complicated design, an adult-content problem and only the vaguest idea how to make money, Tumblr was easy prey for trends much bigger than itself....
02:13 2019-08-18

Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera Brought Their Sciàdipersia Cabriolet to The Quail Maseratis are good. Coachbuilt limited run sports cars are good. Together, they’re better than pretty much anything out there, and the Sciàdipersia Cabriolet debuted for North America at The Quail is no exception....
02:39 2019-08-18

How to Conquer Greenland by Truck This week, we were talking about Greenland, for some stupid reason. Did you know it’s possible to conquer Greenland by truck? It is indeed possible to conquer Greenland by truck....
02:39 2019-08-18

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated events....
02:39 2019-08-18

How to recognize Candida in stool The presence of Candida in stool does not always signal an overgrowth. Signs of Candida in stool include white or brown mucus, froth, or foam. Treatment options include antifungal medications. Learn more here....
02:39 2019-08-18

New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects of exercise....
02:39 2019-08-18

Texas dad charged with homicide after 12-year-old daughter crashes SUV into man and his dog A Houston man was charged with negligent homicide and endangering a child Friday after police say his 12-year-old daughter drove an SUV into a man and his dog, killing them both....
02:39 2019-08-18

Hundreds of far-right protestors face off with Antifa members in Portland Hundreds of far-right protesters were met by hordes of antifa, or anti-fascist, counter-demonstrators in Portland, Ore., Saturday, as President Trump singled out the latter for possible designation as a terrorist organization. “Major consideration is being given to naming ANTIFA an ‘ORGANIZATION OF ...
02:39 2019-08-18

Dugout Antics Lead to Another Brett Gardner Ejection Gardner, Aaron Boone and C.C. Sabathia were all ejected in the bottom of the sixth inning amid disputes with the umpires in a victory over the Cleveland Indians....
03:26 2019-08-18

Tiger Woods' 67 in third round of BMW Championship keeps Tour Championship chances alive Tiger Woods has long odds against him. But bogey-free 67 in third round of BMW Championship keeps him in picture to defend Tour Championship title.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5 Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team spilling onto the field, while beating the Cleveland Indians 6-5       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart....
03:52 2019-08-18

Bill Belichick didn’t want to talk about Josh Gordon’s reinstatement This interview was short, even by Bill Belichick’s standards. The Patriots coach, who Saturday released a statement on Josh Gordon’s conditional reinstatement into the NFL on Friday, wasn’t about to elaborate any further on the situation during New England’s preseason game ag...
04:13 2019-08-18

Know the risk in drafting Ezekiel Elliott, Melvin Gordon As you prepare for your fantasy football drafts, you’re going to get a whirlwind of advice: Bulk up on running backs and wide receivers early, be sure to wait on a quarterback, grab yourself an elite tight end within the first few rounds. Before you start trudging through all the tips and helpful hi...
04:13 2019-08-18

Jets sign Albert McClellan to address Avery Williamson void Avery Williamson’s season officially ended Saturday when the Jets placed the linebacker on injured reserve after he tore the ACL in his right knee in Thursday preseason game against the Falcons. The Jets signed veteran linebacker Albert McClellan to give them some depth at the position with Williams...
04:13 2019-08-18

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell can thank chess for running prowess It was a rainy day in Columbus, Ohio, when Le’Veon Bell first discovered the game of chess. He was in third grade and the weather forced the class inside for recess. Some kids grabbed the Monopoly board. Others played checkers. Bell and his friend Tyreek picked up a chessboard and started teaching t...
04:13 2019-08-18

Guerrero Jr leaves Jays game in second inning Hot-hitting rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the Toronto Blue Jays game after two innings with left-knee discomfort against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon....
04:13 2019-08-18

Jason Line tops NHRA Pro Stock qualifying at Brainerd Minnesota driver Jason Line raced to his second Pro Stock No. 1 qualifier of the season and 55th overall at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway       ...
04:39 2019-08-18

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, on Friday when the plane crashed into a field near the New Orleans Lakefront Airport....
04:39 2019-08-18

Bear spray, shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested four people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, and authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apa...
04:39 2019-08-18

Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso shooting victim EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a mass shooting in El Paso after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left. Antonio Basco had told reporters he felt alone in planning the funeral for Margie Reckard, one of 22 people kille...
04:39 2019-08-18

Man shot in No-Tel Motel parking lot in critical condition Tucson Police Dept. is investigating a man shot in the parking lot of No-Tel Motel Saturday morning. Authorities say the man was shot near 7:00 am by a friend in the motel parking lot at 2425 N Oracle. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Investigators are on scene b...
04:39 2019-08-18

Tamir Sapir’s children in $102M battle with relative over dad’s estate The family of a cabbie turned real estate billionaire is fighting a big bucks bid from a relative who wants a $102 million chunk of his estate. The son-in-law of Tamir Sapir, who died in 2014 and was once worth $2 billion at the height of the real estate boom, has no right to the......
05:26 2019-08-18

Salaries ‘gone wild’: Carranza cronies pocket pay hikes as high as 35% City school honchos might need to reach for their calculators to tally up their ever-growing paychecks. Raises on top of promotions for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top educrats have led to massive pay hikes as high as 35 percent, with at least 36 executives now slated to rake in more than ...
05:26 2019-08-18

‘Space Jam’ mural turned Brooklyn basketball court into an ‘ice rink’ A Williamsburg basketball court’s new paint job promoting the sequel to the live-action/animated ’90s movie “Space Jam” has made the surface dangerously slippery, dejected b-ballers griped....
05:26 2019-08-18

Braves use homers, better bullpen to beat Ryu, Dodgers 4-3 Josh Donaldson and Adam Duvall hit consecutive homers off Hyun-Jin Ryu to stir the largest crowd in SunTrust Park's 3-year history, and the faulty Atlanta bullpen redeemed itself for a change in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles...       ...
06:39 2019-08-18

Cream cheese ad gets banned in UK for ‘dopey dad’ stereotype A Philadelphia cream cheese ad — which shows two new fathers getting distracted and leaving their babies on a conveyor belt — has been banned in Britain under new gender stereotyping rules. The “dopey Dads” commercial, as some social media users have dubbed it, was produced by the intern...
07:00 2019-08-18

"Iguanacorn" Is Miami's Answer To Silicon Valley's $1 Billion Unicorns Miami is famous for beach parties, gators that wander onto golf courses and iguanas that tumble out of palm trees. But now the city of "Scarface" and "Miami Vice" is vying to become a new powerhouse......
07:26 2019-08-18

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:13 2019-08-18

Rep. Dan Crenshaw rips Antifa demonstrators, blasts Portland protests as ‘sad showing’ In a Twitter message Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw declared Saturday’s protests in Portland, Ore., “a sad showing,” and said the city’s Antifa activists paled in comparison to the demonstrators fighting for democracy in Hong Kong....
08:13 2019-08-18

Pujara, Rohit Take India To 297/5 On Day 1 vs West Indies A Cheteshwar Pujara retired after making 100 while Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 68 as India reached 297/5 on Day 1 of the practice game against West Indies A....
08:13 2019-08-18

Peter Fonda partied with Beatles, inspired a line in 'She Said She Said': report Peter Fonda, who died Friday at 79, was not only part of the fabric of 1960s Hollywood with movies like “Easy Rider,” he also apparently helped inspire a line from the 1966 song "SheSaid She Said" while tripping on acid with the Beatles one night....
08:39 2019-08-18

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue....
09:00 2019-08-18

Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city's bid to lead next moon mission It may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development of the next lunar lander....
09:00 2019-08-18

Seductress’ Cave of Depravity from Homer’s Odyssey Found? Italy's Mount Circeo or Cape Circeo is located about 60 miles (97 km) south of Rome and this promontory marks the southwestern limit of the former Pontine Marshes.  ...
09:26 2019-08-18

The Ancient Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, Song of God The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important religious texts in Hinduism as well as one of the most seminal religious texts in the world, alongside the Bible, the Quran, the Torah and the Ramayana. ...
09:26 2019-08-18

Sportwatch: Last gasp wins for Tigers and Lightning as Roosters stroll – as it happened AFL: Tigers down EaglesNRL: Roosters hammer WarriorsSuper Netball: Lightning edge Vixens; Giants beat Thunderbirds 8.03am BST Thank you all for your company this afternoon, it’s now time for me to take my leave and get ready for some cricket. What a sporting treat today has been already with Richmon...
09:26 2019-08-18

Check out these NYC spots where ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ films “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” goes to great lengths to re-create old New York, changing traffic patterns and turning an East Village tattoo parlor into the club known as the Gaslight Cafe for example. But in several cases, the show gets lucky and finds classic New York joints that have been there sinc...
10:39 2019-08-18

Hong Kong braces for mass anti-government rally Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests in the Asian financial hub....
10:39 2019-08-18

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in the capital, Kabul....
10:39 2019-08-18

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
11:26 2019-08-18

Trump suspends CNN analyst's credentials in another shot at the press The move stems from a July altercation with Breitbart reporter Sebastian Gorka, and echoes actions against CNN’s Jim AcostaThe Trump administration has fired another shot in its war with the US press, suspending the credentials of Brian Karem, White House correspondent for Playboy and an analyst for...
11:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and a friend had an uneasy conversation about the fut...
11:52 2019-08-18

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by private companies and have been for some time. We d...
11:52 2019-08-18

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
11:52 2019-08-18

The 30 best films about music, chosen by musicians Anna Calvi, Neil Tennant, Nadine Shah, Wayne Coyne, Nitin Sawhney and Anna Meredith pick their top five music moviesMovies about musicians, whether biopics, fictions or documentaries, are a fixture in cinema, but judging by the flurry of activity over the past 12 months – with acclaimed films about ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood review – uneven ode to a lost era The director’s love letter to 1960s Hollywood, where all women are stereotypes and white men the real victims, disturbs and dazzles in equal measureIt’s hardly surprising that this, perhaps the most “Tarantino-esque” of all Quentin Tarantino’s movies to date, is a love letter to Hollywood. Who has b...
11:52 2019-08-18

Land Rover Range Rover Velar Though it has sold well, there may not be room for a next-generation Velar when the next Range Rover debuts in about 18 months. Jaguar Land Rover, to return to profitability, wants fewer nameplates that sell in higher volumes. It's possible that the Velar could morph into the long-rumored Road Rover...
11:52 2019-08-18

| Mozambique's Renamo says members attacked after peace deal Mozambique's former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of a historic peace deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
11:52 2019-08-18

Yankees’ James Paxton keeps getting wrecked in the first Yankees manager Aaron Boone often says James Paxton’s horrible numbers in first innings are due in part to bad luck. That wasn’t the case in Saturday’s 6-5 win over Cleveland, as Paxton gave up two more runs. In 22 starts this year, the left-hander has allowed 27 runs for an ERA of 11.05, the worst....
12:13 2019-08-18

Two longtime Rangers fans now have son on their favorite team There is the Bruce and Tammy Fox from Jericho, L.I., via Queens, who had those Rangers’ season tickets from 1972-2009, first row right above the old Budweiser sign in Section 55 (or Section 1, depending on the year). Then there is the Bruce and Tammy Fox, father and mother to Adam Fox, the kid who.....
12:13 2019-08-18

Rich bootlegger George Remus killed his wife — and got away with murder At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 6, 1927, a man walked into the central police station in Cincinnati and informed the officer on duty, “I just shot my wife, and I came to surrender.” The man identified himself as George Remus, but if the police knew they had one of America’s most notorious bootleggers in volunt...
12:39 2019-08-18

Richard Williams, 'Roger Rabbit' and 'Pink Panther' animator, dead at 86 Richard Williams, the animator known for his work on "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and two "Pink Panther" films, is dead, his family told PA Media, the UK national news agency....
12:39 2019-08-18

Football League: Bamford double puts Leeds top, Diangana double for West Brom Substitute Diangana nets twice to secure West Brom winLincoln top League One, Sol-less Macc win at NorthamptonA goal in each half by Patrick Bamford gave Leeds a 2-0 away win at Wigan and put them top of the Championship table with seven points from three matches. Continue reading......
13:26 2019-08-18

A bunch of Nimbys won’t let a Denver business owner sell his diner – is that fair? Owner accepted $4.8m to knock down diner and build a high-rise, but group applied for historic landmark to block itTom Messina has worked hard over the past 20 years making omelettes and burgers for thousands of loyal customers at his diner – Tom’s Diner – in Denver. Now the guy has an opportunity t...
14:52 2019-08-18

Flamingos and floods: Sunday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including continuing unrest in Hong Kong and Indonesia’s independence day celebrations Continue reading......
14:52 2019-08-18

Disney's Latest Endeavor: Getting the Fox Studio on Track Disney is faced with the challenge of integrating Fox’s entertainment assets, which have languished as executives and staff left during the year-and-a-half it took to close the deal and movies flopped....
15:13 2019-08-18

Jamie Foxx and Singer Sela Vave Leave Nightclub Holding Hands Jamie Foxx made headlines this weekend when he was spotted with an woman named Sela Vave outside a West Hollywood nightclub on Friday night. The notoriously private 51-year-old actor,......
15:39 2019-08-18

Hindu group sees Chinese telecom firms as security risk for India A Hindu nationalist group close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has stepped up criticism of Chinese telecom equipment makers, warning that their presence in India posed "an unacceptable security risk"....
16:26 2019-08-18

Door-to-door thieves are using DNA tests to scam you Scammers are now peddling brochures that offer genetic screening for cancer prevention, reportedly for free to those on Medicare.       ...
16:26 2019-08-18

The head of security for cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase describes his biggest challenge Coinbase security chief Philip Martin explains, "Possession of a key is possession of your currency. What that means is that you can't revoke a cryptocurrency key, if that key is lost, compromised, there is no ability to get [the value] back."...
16:26 2019-08-18

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar authorities have rejected a US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker that was previously detained by UK troops.  The ship has since been released, but the US tried to keep it in port by claiming terrorism links....
16:52 2019-08-18

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
16:52 2019-08-18

Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy under investigation over anti-union tweets Barstool Sports founder David Portnoy is under investigation after he threatened last week to fire “on the spot” any employee who as much as discussed unionization, according to a report. The National Labor Relations Board has launched a probe into whether the sports site founder illegal...
16:52 2019-08-18

Shivraj Chouhan Calls Rahul Gandhi "Deserter" Who "Abandoned" Congress Senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday equated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home minister Amit Shah with "Lord Krishna and Arjun" over the Centre's move to scrap the special status of......
17:13 2019-08-18

NADA to Start Testing Players During Duleep Trophy Games The BCCI handed the full itinerary of the domestic games for the season, including the dates and venues, so that the NADA can prepare its cricket testing calendar....
17:13 2019-08-18

Ashes 2019: England set Australia 267 to win second Test – live! Updates from the final day of play, start 12.10pm BSTAustralia’s Steve Smith ruled out with concussionCounty cricket: Kent v Essex and more – live!Any thoughts? Email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 4.30pm BST 10th over: Australia 42-2 (Bancroft 16, Labuschagne 13) Leach was a decoy: it’s Chris Woakes repl...
17:39 2019-08-18

At age 22, she gave up studying law to sell $63,000 swimsuits and $2,300 bras Claudia Lambeth realized becoming lawyer wasn't what she was passionate about, so at 22 years old she took a giant leap and started a luxury lingerie company called Luna Mae....
17:39 2019-08-18

Why video games are shooting down the Hollywood model If a game studio wants to stick around long term, it’s going to need a subscription strategy. It’s going to have to make every month a launch month.Read More...
18:00 2019-08-18

Lefty scrambles to tee time after hotel evacuation Phil Mickelson had a hasty start to the final round of the BMW Championship on Sunday, arriving at Medinah Country Club less than 40 minutes prior to his tee time due to a lightning strike that caused a fire and an evacuation at his hotel....
18:26 2019-08-18

Liverpool's Klopp makes light of Adrian howler "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp laughed off stand-in goalkeeper Adrian\u0027s mistake in Saturday\u0027s 2-1 Premier League victory over Southampton, joking that the howler was a \"goalie thing\" at the Merseyside club."...
19:13 2019-08-18

Sheffield United 1-0 Crystal Palace: Premier League – as it happened An excellent all-round performance from Sheffield United gave them their first Premier League win in more than 12 years; Palace, on the other hand, were abject and look in for a long, hard season. 4.12pm BST But why not spend the rest of your afternoon with Rob Smyth? Otherwise, thanks all for your ...
19:13 2019-08-18

Ashley Cole retires from playing and plans move into coaching • Cole: ‘My next chapter will hopefully be coaching’• Left-back won 13 major trophies and 107 England capsAshley Cole has said he is planning a move into coaching after calling time on his illustrious playing career.The former England defender won 13 major titles during his 20-year career, including...
19:13 2019-08-18

Steve Smith hopeful of playing in third Ashes Test despite concussion • Smith replaced in Australia team by Labuschagne at Lord’s• Third Test at Headingley begins on ThursdaySteve Smith remains hopeful of playing in Thursday’s third Test at Headingley despite the delayed concussion diagnosis that led him to report headaches, dizziness and “feeling in a fog” among his ...
19:13 2019-08-18

UPDATE 2-White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
19:39 2019-08-18

Zeke won't face charges for Vegas incident Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges from Las Vegas police for an alleged assault that occurred in May, according to Frank Salzano, one of Elliott's attorneys and agents....
20:00 2019-08-18

Nats closer Doolittle goes to IL after blown save The Nationals have placed closer Sean Doolittle on the 10-day injured list with right knee tendinitis. The move comes a day after he blew a save in Washington's 14-inning lost to the Brewers....
20:00 2019-08-18

Turkish League Goalkeeper Collapses After Rough Collision With Beşiktaş' Tyler Boyd There were scary scenes in Sivas, Turkey on Saturday when Demir Grup Sivasspor’s goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa was taken to the hospital after he fainted while he was being helped off of the pitch to deal with an injury he suffered just moments earlier. The injury in question came as a result of collid...
20:00 2019-08-18

Kuwait's Emir has recovered after health setback: state news agency Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is "in a good condition now", the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday....
20:52 2019-08-18

Gibraltar says unable to meet U.S. request to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar refused a U.S. request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law....
20:52 2019-08-18

Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle 'set to depart' The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said....
20:52 2019-08-18

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
21:13 2019-08-18

'People who love life and music' - dance parties return to Baghdad Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks....
21:13 2019-08-18

An American woman who was deemed too Western to raise her 4-year-old daughter in Saudi Arabia has one day left to appeal the kingdom's decision Facebook/Shutterstock In July, Washington state native Bethany Vierra lost custody of her 4-year-old daughter, Zaina, in Saudi Arabia. The family of Vierra's ex-husband, Ghassan al-Haidari, was granted custody of Zaina. A judge had ruled that Vierra was too Western to raise her daughter, and said...
21:39 2019-08-18

Chelsea can only blame themselves for Leicester draw - Lampard "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has told his players that they only have themselves to blame after they were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw against Leicester."...
21:39 2019-08-18

Graphic Novels Take Off With Young Readers Comics and graphic novels that address serious subjects like divorce and racism are resonating with a new audience and bolstering the children’s publishing industry....
21:39 2019-08-18

The War on Sugar Hits the Juice Box With pediatricians and parents increasingly concerned about the health risks of juice, a growing crop of watered-down juice-box alternatives are coming to store shelves. But will kids drink them?...
21:39 2019-08-18

Didcot power station demolition: Dramatic footage of cooling towers being razed to the ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on the Oxfordshire site....
22:00 2019-08-18

LA Lakers may tab Dwight Howard to replace fallen DeMarcus Cousins Lakers may turn to Howard to fill hole left by injured CousinsHoward averaged 17.1 points and 12.4 rebounds for LA in 2012-13The Los Angeles Lakers might turn to one of their former players to fill the hole left by the potentially season-ending injury to center DeMarcus Cousins.Center Dwight Howard,...
22:26 2019-08-18

Cedric Benson, NFL and Texas running back, dies in motorcycle crash aged 36 Famed Texas running back killed in motorcycle crash in AustinBenson played for Bears, Bengals and Packers during NFL careerFormer NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas. He was 36.His family confirmed his death to the Austin American...
22:26 2019-08-18

Wilfred Ndidi rescues point for Leicester after first-half howler against Chelsea On the evidence of Sunday’s draw Chelsea are going to be a work in progress for a while. For all that there were flashes of positivity for them to cling to, this was supposed to be Frank Lampard’s big day and it ended up being remembered for the way his new side’s flaws were exposed by the intellige...
22:26 2019-08-18

10,000 People Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Slum In Bangladesh At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday....
22:26 2019-08-18

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard refuses to blame tiredness for lacklustre second-half display vs Leicester City Chelsea manager Frank Lampard refused to blame fatigue for his side's lacklustre second-half performance after being held to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City....
22:52 2019-08-18

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma......
22:52 2019-08-18

Dinosaur egg bonanza gives vital clues about prehistoric parenting Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilized dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behavior. Dinosaur hunters in the Javkhlant region of the Gobi ...
23:13 2019-08-18

Heidi Klum Poses Topless and Shows Off Her Wedding Ring During Her and Tom Kaulitz's Honeymoon Heidi Klum is baring it all! The 46-year-old model and TV personality isn't afraid to show off a little skin during her honeymoon. After tying the knot with Tokyo Hotel guitarist Tom......
23:13 2019-08-18

Khloe Kardashian Poses in Bikini and Plays With Her Beach Baby True Thompson Khloe Kardashian is showing off her own "revenge body" and reflecting on her summer of "peace" and "strength" with her littlest love, True Thompson. The......
23:13 2019-08-18

Indian FTR 1200 S: Price Expectation In India American motorcycle maker India Motorcycles is all set to introduce a new offering in the country called the FTR 1200 S. To be offered in two versions - FTR 1200 S and the FTR 1200 Race Replica, the......
23:39 2019-08-18

Hong Kong: 1.7m people defy police to march in pouring rain An estimated quarter of the population fill downtown park and surrounding streetsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyAn estimated 1.7 million people in Hong Kong – a quarter of the population – defied police orders to stage a peaceful march after a rally in a downtown park, after two mont...
00:00 2019-08-19

'Rigging the game': Stacey Abrams kicks off campaign to fight voter suppression Abrams, a potential Democratic nominee for vice-president, says African American voter suppression has ‘gone underground’Stacey Abrams is a potential Democratic nominee for vice-president in 2020. She is also now the leader of a national campaign against voter suppression and intimidation which she ...
00:00 2019-08-19

How to minimise scars caused by acne or injury Moisturising and massaging can speed up the healing process, but if you still find your scars distressing, a variety of treatments are available, advises a consultant dermatologistScars are one of the body’s ways of repairing itself. If skin is damaged, your body works to form fibrous structures to ...
00:00 2019-08-19

Some People Not Aware Of Ancient Indian Knowledge: HRD Minister Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that some people criticise him as they are not able to accept his highlights about ancient Indian inventions and knowledge....
00:00 2019-08-19

Pak Violates Ceasefire, Targets Villages In Jammu And Kashmir's Rajouri Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district for the second successive day on Sunday, a defence spokesman said....
00:00 2019-08-19

Case Against Odisha Senior Cop For Allegedly Assaulting Pregnant Woman A case has been registered against the Superintendent of Police of Odisha's Sundargarh district for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman last month which lead to her miscarriage, a police officer......
00:00 2019-08-19

| 'Happiness to sorrow' - horror as ISIS bomber kills 63 people at Kabul wedding Joy and celebration turned into horror and carnage when an ISIS suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall, killing at least 63 people in the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in months, officials and witnesses have said....
00:00 2019-08-19

'I plead guilty': Larry Kudlow admits he was wrong about 2008 recession NBC host Chuck Todd reminded White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow of his ill-fated prediction in 2007 that there was "no recession coming," as Kudlow praised current economic forecasts....
00:52 2019-08-19

Aaron Boone doesn’t want more of these umpire dust-ups A day after the Yankees had three ejections — including Aaron Boone — the manager hoped his team and the umpires did a better job of staying calm in the future. And both Boone and Brett Gardner said they have yet to hear from MLB about whether banging a bat on the roof of the......
00:52 2019-08-19

Report: FTC, FCC Squabbled About Who Is Responsible for Cracking Down on VoIP Robocalls As automated Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems fueled a national robocall epidemic estimated at tens of billions of bogus calls annually, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission argued over who should actually do something about it, according to a Sunday repo...
00:52 2019-08-19

Art Spiegelman Withdrew His Introduction to a Marvel Comics Collection After Publisher Tried to Remove His Anti-Trump Comments Pullitzer Prize-winning creator of Maus Art Spiegelman was slated to write the introduction to a new Marvel collection, Marvel The Golden Age 1939-1949, but pulled his work after Marvel wanted him to remove a disparaging reference to Donald Trump. Read more......
00:52 2019-08-19

Pay For Your Flight and Hotel Bookings in Installments Using This Site We all probably know that, for the most part, the earlier you book a plane ticket and hotel for your vacation or sister’s wedding the cheaper they’ll be....
01:13 2019-08-19

Small Companies Play Big Role in Robocall Scourge, but Remedies Are Elusive The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, industry officials say. But authorities are at odds over what they can do to stop them....
01:13 2019-08-19

Daniil Medvedev, Madison Keys win surprise Cincinnati titles as Open looms Keys rallies late for 7-5, 7-6 (5) win over Svetlana KuznetsovaMedvedev wins 7-6 (3), 6-4 over Goffin for first Masters titleTwo unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming US Open.Who’s going to...
02:26 2019-08-19

'They are fighting for nothing': the view on Hong Kong protests from Shenzhen Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzhen, where citizens seem to back themThere was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chinese city on the other side of the bay from Hong Kong where hundreds of troops from the People’s Armed Police [PAP] have been deployed in a show of for...
02:26 2019-08-19

Goodnight, Hard Rock: Las Vegas hotel and casino will close 8 months for renovation Heads up, Las Vegas travelers: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will shut down for eight months of renovations in 2020. It'll reopen as a Virgin Hotel.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Done for the season: Tiger Woods fails to qualify for title at Tour Championship Tiger Woods won't have a chance to defend his title next week at the Tour Championship, falling well outside the top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Lakers, Howard interested in reunion The Los Angeles Lakers might turn to one of their former players to fill the hole left by the potentially season-ending injury to center DeMarcus Cousins....
02:52 2019-08-19

Nikki Bella Gushes Over Boyfriend Artem Chigvintsev as They Begin ''Amazing'' New Journey Together Nikki Bella is thanking the "Universe" for putting Artem Chigvintsev in her life. The Total Bellas star couldn't help but gush over her boyfriend and former Dancing With the......
02:52 2019-08-19

Elvis Presley spy animated series 'Agent King' coming to Netflix Netflix, on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, announced that it has ordered the adult animated action comedy series “Agent King” from Priscilla Presley and John Eddie. Authentic Brands Group, Sony Pictures Animation, and Sony Pictures Television are also partners on the show....
02:52 2019-08-19

Chinese Police Probe Gun in FedEx Package Chinese police are investigating the presence of a gun in a package shipped by FedEx to China from the U.S., the latest scrutiny directed at the American shipping company by Chinese authorities....
02:52 2019-08-19

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in his message for World Humanitarian Day....
03:13 2019-08-19

Orioles' Chance Sisco Capped Off A Bad Inning With A Foul Tip To The Dick And Balls A wise person online once said, “Each day on twitter there is one main character. The goal is to never be it.” Such a quote can also be applied to the Baltimore Orioles this season. As a whole, the team has been a special kind of terrible that few people have ever seen before in their lives. Yet at ...
03:39 2019-08-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
03:39 2019-08-19

FOREX-Safe-haven currencies under pressure as stimulus hopes grow Safe-haven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure on Monday as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy....
03:39 2019-08-19

UPDATE 3-Trump 'not ready' for China trade deal, dismisses recession fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
03:39 2019-08-19

U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China's Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company....
03:39 2019-08-19

Marvel apparently rejected an Art Spiegelman essay about fascism because of a Trump reference In an essay for The Guardian that went up this weekend, Maus creator Art Spiegelman dives into the so-called golden age of comics that occurred (depending on who you ask) at some point between the late-1930s and the mid-1950s, with him specifically focusing on the birth of Marvel Comics and how supe...
04:00 2019-08-19

MLB's Chris Davis connects with young fan who helped end player's record hitless streak Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who set a record for the longest hitless streak in MLB history met with a very special youngster on Saturday, a nine-year-old boy whose heartfelt letter gave him the inspiration to end the dreaded streak....
04:26 2019-08-19

Why China’s Getting Ready to Shake Up Interest Rates The People’s Bank of China will start liberalizing its system of interest rates, in what would be another milestone in the landmark reforms started four decades ago to loosen state control of the economy. The changes are part of the government’s aim to let markets play a “decisive” role in the world...
04:26 2019-08-19