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IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report

The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report

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RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent to 5.75......
17:26 2019-06-06

Bad Loans Worth Rs 4 Lakh Crore Recovered In 4 Years: Nirmala Sitharaman The government has recovered non-performing assets (NPAs) worth Rs 4 lakh crore over the past four years, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday....
12:26 2019-07-05

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,......
18:00 2019-07-20

Quicken Loans to pay $32.5M to settle lawsuit over bad loans DETROIT (AP) — Quicken Loans has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the company of fraudulently sticking the government with bad mortgages. The deal was disclosed Friday, and the case was dismissed by a Detroit federal judge. The government had accused Quicken of cutting co...
20:39 2019-06-14

A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ] On Tuesday, Tavis Ormandy of Google's Project Zero rel...
12:39 2019-08-16

Drop rates for loot boxes to be disclosed on consoles Three major gaming console makers will require publishers to declare the drop rates for any loot boxes on their games from next year, amid concerns the feature promotes addiction....
21:52 2019-08-08

While teaching, Warren worked on about 60 legal matters, far more than she’d previously disclosed The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with....
04:52 2019-05-24

MSNBC analyst: Trump is putting 'lives at stake' if 2016 intel is disclosed MSNBC analyst Jeremy Bash blasted President Trump following remarks made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and warned that "lives are at stake" if the administration discloses intel from the 2016 election. ...
02:13 2019-05-30

DOJ watchdog: Former FBI official illegally leaked court docs, disclosed 'sensitive' information and took gift from media The Justice Department's internal watchdog announced in an investigative summary released Wednesday that a former FBI Deputy Assistant Director engaged in a slew of "misconduct," including leaking "sensitive" information to the media and accepting a gift from a member of the media....
01:00 2019-05-30

Newly disclosed documents detail investigations of a top general facing sexual assault allegations and his accuser Lawmakers have said they believed Gen. John E. Hyten was wrongly accused by an Army colonel. The materials shed light on how they may have reached that conclusion....
17:52 2019-08-16

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and what the future holds for an industry that has ne...
15:39 2019-05-21

Rudy Giuliani: Mueller report a 'waste of two years' The president's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani didn't hold back when it came to addressing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's latest comments on the Russia investigation and Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell's take on the situation....
03:39 2019-05-30

Edmonton to hit its self-imposed carbon limit within 8 years: report A new report generated from the city's environment office says Edmonton will run out of room to reach its carbon emission limits within eight years, so it's got to get more aggressive in cutting greenhouse gases....
05:39 2019-08-09

UP Government Acted Against 600 Corrupt Officials In Past 2 Years: Report The Uttar Pradesh government has acted against around 600 corrupt officials in the past two years, forcing 200 of them to retire, official sources said today....
01:13 2019-07-04

Windows 10 after four years: A solid report card, but serious challenges ahead Four years after its launch, Windows 10 has gone from being a curiosity to owning a solid majority of the Windows desktop market. But Microsoft still has a tough challenge on its hands convincing Windows 7 holdouts to migrate....
16:13 2019-08-16

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk end their relationship after 4 years: report “A Star Is Born” actor Bradley Cooper and longtime girlfriend Irina Shayk have called it quits after four years of dating according to multiple reports. ...
15:13 2019-06-07

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Split After 4 Years: Report Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have gone their separate ways. The A-list actor and supermodel's relationship is over after more than four years together, People reports. In March......
05:52 2019-06-07

Michael Barisone was on ‘Colbert Report’ years before alleged shooting A former US dressage Olympian arrested for allegedly shooting an award-winning equestrian appeared several years ago on “The Colbert Report,” where he explained the finer points of the sport. Stephen Colbert said on the 2012 show that to prove that dressage “is the true American pastime” for working...
20:52 2019-08-09

Ford Knew How Defective Its Fiesta and Focus Transmissions Were for Years: Report I’d call it an open secret in the world of cars but for the fact that everyone knows about it: the dual-clutch transmission in the last-generation Ford Fiesta and Focus was an utter disaster. The gearboxes are plagued with problems like sudden acceleration, sputtering, and slipping into neutral at h...
21:13 2019-07-11

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly released report from BP. There was an unusual number of hot and cold days last year, which prompted increased demand for both heating an...
23:13 2019-06-11

Government Think Tank Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
01:01 2019-05-24

U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 2001 and 2017 due to agriculture, energy development, housing sprawl and other human factors, making the country more vulnerable to the impacts of climate...
08:13 2019-08-06

Grand Theft Auto maker has paid no UK corporation tax in 10 years – report Rockstar North made huge profits while claiming £42m in tax relief, says thinktankRockstar North, the Edinburgh-based developer of Grand Theft Auto, has paid no corporation tax over the past 10 years, despite making billions in revenue for its parent company Take-Two Interactive, while claiming more...
01:00 2019-08-01

Track coach and ex-Olympian arrested amid report he molested 31 athletes over 44 years Ex-Olympian Conrad Mainwaring was arrested on one felony count of sexual battery amid an ESPN report that more than 30 athletes were molested by him.       ...
19:52 2019-06-20

Suspected Arsonist Planned Japan's Worst Mass Killing In 18 Years: Report A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarised and appeared to have planned the attack, media said on Friday after a blaze that killed 33 people......
09:00 2019-07-19

Florida dad who raped 1-year-old daughter, posted videos on dark web, gets 70 years: report A former paramedic from Florida was sentenced to 70 years in prison for recording a series of heinous videos of himself raping his 1-year-old daughter and posting them to the dark web....
18:52 2019-07-15

Neil Armstrong's family received $6 million in malpractice settlement 2 years after astronaut's death: report An Ohio hospital agreed to pay $6 million to Neil Armstrong’s surviving family members to settle allegations that medical malpractice after an emergency heart surgery caused the astronaut’s death, a report said....
16:00 2019-07-24

How much of your paycheck goes to student loans? JPMorgan Chase Institute, a think tank, reviewed data of 4.6 million customers with student loans to better understand the burden of debt.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

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

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today SBI home loans interest rates: SBI's revision of its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) came after the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed the repo rate by 35......
16:00 2019-08-10

Bad Loans in Europe Tumble, but They Are Never Fully Gone European banks have cleared nearly half of the toxic loans off their balance sheets since emerging from a debilitating debt crisis. The only trouble: A chunk of those loans haven’t fully gone away....
15:52 2019-07-16

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

Couples are getting wedding loans to pay for the perfect day No wonder why millennials aren’t getting married, those who do sometimes end up owning over $10,000! Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
20:39 2019-08-02

The vicious cycle of payday loans Borrowing against a future paycheck or putting up the title to your car can cause a financial avalanche. Even with better protections, just don’t do it....
09:00 2019-08-17

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All of them....
18:13 2019-05-22

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
19:01 2019-05-24

Taking out student loans? You need to know these 27 finance terms If you’re new to the student loan and financial aid process, the terminology can be confusing. Here’s a list of terms that borrowers should know.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
04:26 2019-06-15

Deadline approaching in Ky for SBA working capital loans ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration wants to remind small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that July 29 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Kentucky as a r...
18:39 2019-06-28

Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans Every time I settle in for an hour or three of on-demand television, I see ads for Earnin. In one of them, a savvy older-brother type tells the person behind the camera that he needs to stop asking to borrow money and instead get the Earnin app. “You can access your money that you earned, without an...
10:13 2019-08-14

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
07:39 2019-05-27

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

Slovenian banks Jan-May profit up 16.4%, bad loans fall Slovenian banks had a joint net profit of 268.3 million euros ($301.46 million)in the first five months of 2019 versus 230.5 million in the same period of last year, the Bank of Slovenia said in its monthly report on banks on Thursday....
11:13 2019-07-18

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today: 10 Things To Know State Bank of India (SBI) has reduced its benchmark lending rate by five basis points or 0.05 per cent across tenors. The new rate, effective from today, marks the third reduction by SBI this......
12:26 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
10:39 2019-06-19

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
17:26 2019-06-12

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
22:52 2019-05-23

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR......
17:00 2019-07-11

How To Claim Rs 3.5 Lakh Income Tax Deduction Against Home Loans The government has now proposed to introduce Section 80EEA to allow for an additional interest deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on repayment of home loans....
12:26 2019-07-10

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
18:26 2019-07-17

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper The marginal cost of fund-based lending rate, or the MCLR, will now stand at 8.40 per cent for the one-year tenor, down from 8.45 per cent, with effect from July 10, 2019, SBI said in a statement....
17:39 2019-07-09

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
23:13 2019-05-21

China June new loans rise to three-month, still below forecasts New bank loans in China rose to a three-month high in June as policymakers sought to keep ample funds in the financial system to support the slowing economy amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
17:00 2019-07-12

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
13:39 2019-07-19

Madhya Pradesh To Waive Loans Taken By Tribals From Moneylenders Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today announced that loans taken from private moneylenders by tribals in the state will be waived off under a government scheme, and the process in this regard......
22:52 2019-08-09

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
21:52 2019-06-17

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed is expected to start cutting interest rates....
21:39 2019-07-08

RBI Considers Linking Some New Bank Loans To Benchmark Rate Commercial banks cite high deposit rates for their inability to cut loan ones. Marginal reductions restrict how much borrowers benefit from the repo cuts....
15:13 2019-08-19

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
00:39 2019-07-19

Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?       ...
13:52 2019-06-13

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:13 2019-05-21

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when he vowed to pay off the student loan debt of Moreh...
14:39 2019-05-21

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
20:39 2019-08-03

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
04:39 2019-05-23

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper: 10 Points SBI or State Bank of India, the country's largest lender by assets, on Wednesday announced a reduction in its benchmark lending rates across all tenors. The bank said its MCLR or marginal cost of......
14:26 2019-08-07

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
11:26 2019-05-29

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
19:52 2019-05-21

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank....
15:26 2019-05-28

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
23:13 2019-05-21

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
01:26 2019-05-27

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
18:52 2019-08-09

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
14:00 2019-07-12

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.        ...
14:13 2019-05-29

Budget 2019: 2% Interest Subvention For GST-Registered MSMEs On Fresh Loans The Finance Minister also announced that pension benefits will be offered to three crore shop owners with annual turnovers less than Rs 1.5 crore under a new scheme titled Pradhan Mantri Man Dhan......
12:26 2019-07-05

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
15:52 2019-05-21

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
20:39 2019-05-21

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans' student loans A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
21:39 2019-05-24

As they reach adulthood, Gen Z isn't shying away from credit cards, loans and other debt A growing number of Gen Z members took on some kind of debt market in the second quarter of 2019, according TransUnion report.       ...
05:39 2019-08-19

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
05:00 2019-05-25

Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
01:00 2019-08-14

Trump loans and money laundering: Deutsche Bank's fall from grace Drastic job-cutting is the latest chapter in the 149-year-old bank’s dramatic historyDeutsche Bank starts cutting London jobsProfile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian SewingNils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank’s drastic retrenchment marks the latest chapter in a dramatic fal...
18:26 2019-07-09

Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal worth 410 million euros ($458.3 million), Estonia's LHV said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-03

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
23:26 2019-05-22

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
18:00 2019-07-18

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also pledged an additional $1.5 million gift to the scho...
17:52 2019-05-21

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 million in loans. Stephen Calk was appointed to a post as economic adviser to Donald Trump’s campaig...
17:52 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Wells Fargo posts higher profit on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly profit on Tuesday despite flat revenue as the bank benefited from lower costs. Revenue declined at Wells' community bank and wholesale bank as net interest income was squeezed by lower interest rates and higher deposit costs. But profit in those segments ju...
16:52 2019-07-16

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market that supports them....
15:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo profit beats estimates on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the fourth-largest U.S. bank benefited from an uptick in lending and aggressive cost cutting....
15:52 2019-07-16

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
15:39 2019-05-23

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
15:52 2019-08-16

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
16:52 2019-05-21

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
04:13 2019-05-26

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
08:26 2019-07-01

Turkish banks have not yet agreed model to move bad loans off balance sheets -finance ministry Turkish banks have not yet agreed on a model for a fund that will remove problem loans in the construction and energy sectors off banks' balance sheets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:14 2019-07-17

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
16:13 2019-05-21

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on British television for more than 50 years. While f...
02:26 2019-06-28

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] I don't know about you, but I'm not really a fan of the future...
12:00 2019-08-09

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
05:01 2019-07-18

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-liter V6 mounted in the center and all-wheel drive....
15:13 2019-05-24

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have begun to look less like The Jetsons and more like the...
22:39 2019-06-22

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future dystopia should resonate, in select circles, on bot...
22:13 2019-06-27

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
20:00 2019-06-04

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
20:39 2019-06-20

HBO's 'Years and Years' Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully....
16:13 2019-07-11

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
15:13 2019-08-13

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

What Years and Years gets right about the future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
15:26 2019-06-17

Every wild prediction in HBO's 'Years and Years' premiere, explained HBO's 'Years and Years' follows a British family as they cope with shocking world turns, from nuclear war to artificial intelligence.        ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Top 10 IT trends of the last 20 years Two decades ago some people still used dial-up modems, and now the world is at our fingertips. Read on to get a sense of how much has changed in the IT office since 2000....
16:13 2019-08-12

Where will Starbucks be in 5 years? This coffee-fueled growth story is far from over as digital initiatives and expansion in China keep the good times going.       ...
22:39 2019-08-08

R. Kelly through the years Grammy winner R. Kelly is facing growing backlash over shocking allegations of sexual assault revived by Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" docu-series.        ...
23:52 2019-05-30

Where Does Joe Alwyn See Himself in 10 Years? Joe Alwyn is living his dream. While promoting A Christmas Carol, his new FX miniseries about the Charles Dickens classic, Alwyn was asked where he sees himself in 10 years. The......
00:39 2019-08-07

Spike Lee through the years Filmmaker Spike Lee has been challenging audiences and Hollywood since making his debut in 1986 with "She's Gotta Have It."        ...
06:01 2019-07-23

75 years at the fair (WHO/NBC News) John Rasmussen is marking an incredible milestone. Rasmussen has never missed the Iowa State Fair. First attending as a baby, 2019 is his 75th year. He’s camped at the fair each time. “I came here as a three or 4-month-old baby. Been here every year,” Rasmussen says. “I kind o...
01:52 2019-08-15

Jim Bouton through the years Jim Bouton was born in Newark, NJ and grew up in North Jersey, later pitching for the New York Yankees and then authoring a book on baseball.       ...
07:26 2019-07-11

‘Shaft’ style 48 years later: Can you dig it? He’s been shot at and knifed, but the way to really get on John Shaft’s bad side is to dress like crap. The legendary private eye personifies street cool with an impressive array of hard-boiled jackets, tightfitting trousers and fly headgear. It’s no exaggeration to say he’s become one of cine...
01:52 2019-06-14

Zion Williamson through the years Flip through the gallery to see Zion Williamson through the years, from his high school days to the beginning of his NBA career.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

40 Years Later, Lessons From the First 'Killer App' VisiCalc, the world’s first spreadsheet, took the nascent personal computing world by storm, and just as suddenly ceased to exist—in the process, writes Christopher Mims, it transformed how companies are built and how all of us make decisions...
03:13 2019-07-14

Russia's Ozon may consider IPO in two years - CEO Russian online retailer Ozon may consider an initial public offering (IPO) in two years once it has increased its share of the Russian e-commerce market, boosted sales growth and improved infrastructure, its chief executive said....
20:52 2019-06-06

What Will Smart Homes Look Like 10 Years From Now? It’s 6 A.M., and the alarm clock is buzzing earlier than usual. It’s not a malfunction: the smart clock scanned your schedule and adjusted because you’ve got that big presentation first thing in the morning. Your shower automatically turns on and warms to your preferred 103°F. ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Would You Lend YOUR Money for 98 Years at 1.2%? Something's happening in the global credit markets that has never happened before. For starters, the amount of negative-yield bonds has just hit an all-time high. Yes, bonds that you buy -- and pay the LENDER for the privilege -- have never been more popular. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. ...
22:26 2019-07-11

Cloud computing could look quite different in a few years In five or 10 years, almost all businesses could operate primarily from the cloud. But the cloud itself will have changed from what we see today.Read More...
08:39 2019-06-03

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
05:52 2019-06-14

Justin Bieber through the years At only 25, Justin Bieber has already been a major star in the entertainment industry for more than a decade. Look back at his life through the years.        ...
18:00 2019-07-11

Top 11 storage trends of the last 20 years Stop and think about where we came from and where we're going in the data storage industry. These are the top 11 new mainstream movements in storage since 2000....
11:00 2019-08-12

12-year-old boy still missing after 28 years TUCSON – It has been 28 years since 12-year-old Jimmy Hendrickson disappeared. Every year since he went missing, his sister Tammy Tacho, releases balloons on June 12, the day he vanished. Authorities said on June 11, 1991, Hendrickson spent the night at the home of a relative of his babysitter...
09:26 2019-06-13

Would You Lend YOUR Money... for 98 Years, at 1.2%? Something's happening in the global credit markets that has never happened before. For starters, the amount of negative-yield bonds has just hit an all-time high. Yes, bonds that you buy -- and pay the ISSUER for the privilege -- have never been more popular. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. ...
18:26 2019-07-12

'Everyone is welcome to the party!': the B-52s on 40 years of hits The new wave band’s singer Kate Pierson talks about the joy and tragedy behind her favourite songs of their back catalogue, from Rock Lobster to Love Shack‘We never thought of ourselves as pop stars,” says Kate Pierson, reflecting on the B-52s’ 40 years of twisting the detritus of American popular c...
12:00 2019-07-16

Why This Pot Of Soup Has Been Cooking For 45 Years A family-run restaurant in Bangkok is famous for serving soup with the same broth for 45 years. Wattana Panich in Bangkok preserves broth left over at the end of theday and uses it in next day's soup....
21:39 2019-07-31

How the Galaxy S has changed through the years From the first 4-inch Galaxy S in 2010 to 2019's 6.7-inch Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung's flagship has changed a lot over the years.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years Our critics Dwight Garner, Parul Sehgal and Jennifer Szalai explain their choices; and Daniel Okrent discusses “The Guarded Gate,” his history of America’s immigration policy....
03:13 2019-07-06

Anthony Davis through the years A look at the career of NBA superstar Anthony Davis, from Kentucky to the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers.       ...
16:52 2019-06-16

Six Years Later, Warframe Gets A Big New Intro Warframe, a game which was first released in 2013, did not launch with an expensive cinematic intro. Six years later it’s got one, courtesy of director Dan Trachtenberg, who if the name doesn’t ring a bell is the man currently trying to get the Uncharted movie out of production hell....
02:52 2019-07-08

Flight MH17, five years on: What happens next? In early 2020, following a long international investigation, a Dutch court will seek to prosecute four individuals over the 2014 air disaster that claimed 289 lives. None of the accused are expected at the trial....
06:52 2019-07-17

This Is The Most Entertaining The Lakers Have Been In Years Now THIS is the kind of story fantasists are asking for, and there isn’t as much as a matchbook in sight. There is an attempt here by several people of power and influence to seize the Los Angeles Lakers, and though you may wish this kind of plot turn concerned a team relevant enough to actively hat...
15:13 2019-05-21

‘Oh! Calcutta!’ at 50: Still Naked After All These Years John Lennon and Sam Shepard wrote sketches. The cast was unclothed. And it went on to a two-decade Broadway run. An oral history of one of theater’s unlikeliest hits....
21:39 2019-06-17

'Four more years': Morgan in for '23 World Cup Alex Morgan won't be on the field when the United States women's national team plays Ireland on Saturday in its first game since winning the World Cup. But the American co-captain plans to be there in 2023, chasing an unprecedented third title....
16:39 2019-08-03

I saw my father kill himself when I was nine years old Traumatic memories can condemn you to reliving the past over and over. It may be useful, says Annalisa Barbieri, to seek professional helpI am a 17-year-old orphan. When I was growing up, my father was my rock, a gentle, caring single parent. He struggled with mental illness (I found out after he di...
18:00 2019-05-31

USWNT highlights through the years Take a look at images through the years of the U.S. women's national soccer team, winners of three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04

Brad Pitt through the years In honor of "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood," we're looking back at the life of actor, producer and philanthropist Brad Pitt through the years.        ...
20:00 2019-07-23

The Guardian Weekly is 100 years old Our seven-day print edition was first published on this day in 1919The Guardian Weekly at 100: the Wall Street crash to SuezPart two: Apollo 11 to Rwanda’s genocidePart three: 9/11 to TrumpAround 10 million people across the world read the Guardian’s journalism online every day. But, before it was p...
15:13 2019-07-04

Seventy-five years on, what can D-Day map reveal? Seventy-five years ago, at Southwick House on Britain's southern coast, Allied commanders stood in front of a floor-to-ceiling wall map, planning the largest seaborne invasion in history: the D-Day landings in Normandy....
15:52 2019-06-04

Sony Walkman through the years If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, you likely did so with a Sony Walkman. The original cassette model debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Woodstock’s Contradictions, 50 Years Later The 1969 festival was an epiphany and an indulgence. With five decades of hindsight, it still poses questions about the utopian ideals that surrounded it and our relationship to them today....
17:13 2019-08-05

'The Eagle has landed,' 50 years later On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to land and walk on the Moon. Through most of human history, such a feat represented the unattainable. Yet attain it we did. Therefore, it is appropriate on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 to reflect on what it took to get us th...
07:26 2019-07-19

How Wacken keeps renewing itself after 30 years Wacken Open Air founder Thomas Jensen couldn't have imagined 30 years ago that his festival would turn into a heavy metal mecca. DW talked to him about bands from war-torn countries, new "Made in Wacken" fans, and more....
20:26 2019-08-02

New 5G phones may not get much cheaper for 2-3 years There are a handful of 5G phones available right now – if you're lucky enough to live in an area covered by the early rollout of the next generation network – and they all have one thing in common. The cost.At the moment you can only purchase flagship 5G smartphones, and with a hi...
18:26 2019-07-01

| Herschel: Best Bok No 9 display in 12 years Rob Houwing feels Herschel Jantjies delivered the top Springbok showing by a scrumhalf since Fourie du Preez’s tormenting of England at RWC 2007 in Paris....
00:26 2019-07-23

CBS and Viacom to merge after 13 years apart After much speculation, Viacom and CBS are back together once again after 13 years apart. Early this afternoon, the two media companies officially announced plans to merge into a new company dubbed ViacomCBS. Once the merger becomes official, current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish will head up the company. &...
00:13 2019-08-14

Infectious cancer hasn’t done much over the last 4,000 years Enlarge / Does this dog look concerned because he realizes he can catch an infectious cancer? (credit: Martin Astley) Cancer is a horrific disease, with its damage only limited by the fact that it only harms the individual in which it arises—except when it doesn't. In a few extremely rare cases, c...
16:13 2019-08-03

Lee Cattermole: ‘There were two years when I shouldn’t have been on the pitch’ After playing for years with a torn hip, the Sunderland midfielder is back to full fitness and ready for a League One play-off final date with CharltonIt is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico in 2006, Middlesbrough have just eliminated Roma from Europe and Italian reporters ask their English ...
22:13 2019-05-25

30-plus years of HyperCard, the missing link to the Web The Computer Lab's Beyond Cyberpunk Hypercard stack (credit: Beyond Cyberpunk!) Update: It's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and the Ars staff has a long weekend accordingly. Many will spend that time relaxing or traveling with family, but maybe someone will dust off their old MacIntosh and fi...
17:52 2019-05-25

Mexico staying on F1 calendar for three more years Mexico will stay on the Formula One calendar for three more years after a new contract was signed on Thursday, with the sport set to expand to a record 22 races next season....
18:26 2019-08-09

The tech that changed us: 50 years of breakthroughs Technology can transform us, in good ways and bad. Do you recall the single most influential tech innovation from the year you graduated high school? We do....
16:13 2019-06-29

I've Been Married For 5 Years and I Still Don't Know What to Call My Mother-In-Law Later this month, my wife and I will celebrate our five year anniversary. Which feels like an accomplishment. Not because getting and staying married makes you any specialer than those who ain’t either of those things, but because I think we know each other well enough now to make a pragmatic decisi...
23:26 2019-07-11

Sorry, but some 'Seinfeld' classics feel every bit of 30 years old I was always more of a "Friends" person. In the World Series of series known all over the world, "Friends" would be my Most Valuable Player every single time....
18:39 2019-07-05

In Meeting With Top Bureaucrats, PM Gives Out A Goal For Next 5 Years Thanking bureaucrats for their work which helped his government win a second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that improving the "ease of living" of people in the country will be the main......
21:13 2019-06-10

On D-Day beach, 75 years on, awed son follows in dad's steps Exactly 75 years — almost to the minute — after his dad battled his way through the carnage that was Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944, Randall Atanay kicked off his shoes and waded into the chill waters, so cleansing and still, that had run red when his father, an army medic, tended the dy...
20:13 2019-06-06

Citroen to launch three new saloons in the next two years Autocar's image of what the next C6 could look like The first of the trio to arrive will be a reinvented C6; due at the 2020 Paris motor show Citroën will launch three new saloon cars in the next two years, starting with a reinvented C6, marketing director Arnaud Belloni has confirmed at the Goodw...
11:13 2019-07-06

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle $1.5 million — including $240,000 worth of Super Bowl tickets. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Martinez sentenced Jeff Tran to 28 months Friday. Tran, who ...
04:00 2019-06-29

F1: Silverstone Circuit Renewed For Next Five Years The British Grand Prix will continue to be a part of the Formula 1 calendar for the next five years. The F1 bosses, the Silverstone circuit and the BRDC signed an agreement in London earlier this week......
13:52 2019-07-11

9/11 victim’s remains identified nearly 18 years later NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have identified the remains of a 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center. The New York City medical examiners’ office on Monday said the man is the 1,643rd person to be identified nearly 18 years after hijackers crashed airplanes into the trade center’s tw...
00:39 2019-06-11

The Jack Johnson interview – 109 years on Ian Parsons unearths a jewel from the Boxing News archives as Jack Johnson recalls the 'Fight of the Century' against Jim Jeffries The post The Jack Johnson interview – 109 years on appeared first on Boxing News....
16:26 2019-06-10

Tom Brady's top fashion looks through the years To celebrate Tom Brady's 42nd birthday on Aug. 3, we look back at his top fashion looks through the years.       ...
03:52 2019-08-04

Citroen to launch three saloons in the next two years Autocar's image of what the next C6 could look like The first of the trio to arrive will be a reinvented C6; due at the 2020 Paris motor show Citroën will launch three new saloon cars in the next two years, starting with a reinvented C6, marketing director Arnaud Belloni has confirmed at the Goodw...
19:39 2019-07-05

Magellan and the world's first circumnavigation, 500 years ago Five centuries ago, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan discovered a passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans — today's Strait of Magellan. He paid dearly for his expedition in search of the East Indies....
13:39 2019-08-09

An Andretti Is Still Driving for Another Indy 500 Win, 50 Years Later Mario Andretti’s Indianapolis 500 win in 1969 remains the only one for three generations of Andrettis. Marco Andretti, who nearly won his debut, is the family’s last active driver....
05:13 2019-05-25

One of UK's most wanted men arrested in Malta after 16 years on the run Christopher Guest More Jr left the country shortly after the murder of Brian Waters in 2003One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Malta over the brutal killing of a man at a remote Cheshire farmhouse after 16 years on the run. Continue reading......
22:00 2019-06-08

Active MLB players to die in recent years Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away Monday, becoming the most recent active Major League Baseball player to die.       ...
16:26 2019-07-02

Out of prison after 23 years, thanks to his mother and a documentary Kevin Ott released after getting a life sentence under Oklahoma’s three strikes law for non-violent drug-related convictions, which was partially repealedIt’s a Tuesday morning in August, but Betty Chism wraps 23 Christmas presents on her day off. Her son, Kevin Ott, is set to be released from the O...
22:39 2019-08-07

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

Chinese stocks are doing something they haven't done in 20 years On a price-to-book basis, Chinese stocks are the cheapest they've been relative to U.S. equities in 20 years, says Brendan Ahern, chief investment officer at KraneShares....
12:52 2019-07-02

EU election: Turnout highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
07:13 2019-05-27

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Eurasia much earlier than previously suspected. A new s...
20:26 2019-07-10

21 years ago, this was the smartphone of the future – and I just bought one It was 1998: a time when boy bands and GameBoy dominated popular culture. The Pokemon invasion was around the corner, renting VHS was still a thing, laptops were prohibitively expensive, and the Y2K bug was about to start sending satellites crashing down to earth. Times were simpler back then. We ha...
17:52 2019-05-23

Remembering the 49: 3 years after Pulse massacre Floridians and others around the world on Wednesday remembered the three-year anniversary of a massacre at a gay nightclub on Latin night that left 49 people dead and scores more wounded. (June 12)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

No climate event of the last 2,000 years looks like humanity’s Enlarge (credit: dvdbramhall) Some people who reject climate science seem to think climate scientists have never heard that the climate has changed in the past—as if scientists weren’t the ones who discovered those events in the first place. In reality, researchers are intensely interested in past...
20:26 2019-07-31

The $280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in two years Lab-grown meat, first introduced to the world six years ago in the form of a $280,000 hamburger, could hit supermarket shelves at $10 a patty within two years, European start-ups told Reuters....
18:39 2019-07-09

Man gets up to 20 years for bank robbery that netted $106 HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for a bank robbery that netted $106. Robert Joseph Markus of Brighton was given his punishment Thursday in a Livingston County courtroom after earlier pleading guilty to bank robbery and armed robbery in a deal with p...
21:00 2019-05-24

In honor of the 19 firefighters who died 6 years ago _____ TUCSON – It’s been six years to the day since 19 brave firefighters died while fighting the flames of a wildfire here in Arizona. It was June 30th, 2013 when 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died while fighting the Yarnell Hill fire. Today we honor them: Andrew Ashcraft,...
21:13 2019-06-30

The Latest: Man gets 8 years for wife’s disappearance at sea MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man whose wife disappeared while honeymooning at sea (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A man whose wife disappeared while they honeymooned at sea has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison. Lewis Bennett apologized to the family of Isabella Hellman...
16:39 2019-05-28

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
11:13 2019-05-23

Gov’t proposes to ban Australian extremists for 2 years Australia’s government has proposed new laws that would prevent extremist Australians from returning home for up to two years as the country prepares for the return of Islamic State group supporters...
06:26 2019-07-04

Study: Almost 25% of U.S. homes will cut pay TV cord within 3 years Nearly a quarter of all American homes will have cut the cord on a cable or satellite television service within the next three years, a new study said Tuesday....
23:00 2019-08-06

Palantir Co-Founder Says IPO for Company Likely Years Away “I’d love for them to go public, but my guess is it’s going to be a few years,” said Mr. Lonsdale, also a founding partner at venture firm 8VC, speaking on stage at the CB Insights Future of Fintech conference in New York on Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-13

Florida man gets 10 years for knowingly spreading HIV PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for knowingly spreading HIV. The Pensacola News Journal reports that 27-year-old Rasheem Ikey Bodiford was sentenced Friday. He was previously convicted of having sex with another person without notifying them that he had HIV, ...
18:52 2019-07-31

FDI Inflows Down 1% In 2018-19, First Decline In Six Years Last time it was in 2012-13 when foreign inflows had registered a contraction of 36 per cent to $22.42 billion compared to $35.12 billion in 2011-12....
16:52 2019-05-28

Germany's 'gay' Paragraph 175 abolished 25 years ago When Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code was abolished 25 years ago, homosexuality ceased to be separately regulated. DW takes a look back at a history of persecution in West and East Germany....
18:13 2019-06-11

This musical theater wunderkind is only 12 years old Joshua Turchin’s gotten around. He sang as Flounder in a live performance of “The Little Mermaid” at the Hollywood Bowl, toured with the musical “A Christmas Story” and lent his voice to several animated films. It was only a matter of time before the actor/singer/dancer/pianist wrote his own musical...
09:13 2019-08-09

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
07:39 2019-07-11

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have sex with strangers, left her alone in hotel rooms a...
15:13 2019-06-04

When Tottenham won their last European trophy – 35 years ago Football has a funny way of creating heroes for a day. Just ask stand-in Spurs keeper Tony ParksBy Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports BlogSport has a habit of creating heroes from the ranks of the previously unknown. In 1982, the young goalkeeper Nigel Spink came from nowhere to help Aston Villa win t...
12:13 2019-05-31

Trump says his UK visit was the most fun Queen had in 25 years President Trump insisted Friday that Queen Elizabeth II had more yucks with him during his state visit to the UK than she’s had in more than two decades. “I have such a great relationship, and we were laughing and having fun. And her people said she hasn’t had so much fun in 25 years. Then......
23:26 2019-06-14

| 20 000 migrants rescued from Sahara in three years - IOM Nearly 20 000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the International Organisation for Migration said....
19:13 2019-06-27

High Line celebrates 10 years with new art The popular elevated High Line park in Manhattan is expanding with a new section, called the Spur, which includes an open plaza with space for large artwork. (June 5)        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

Four Years Ago Trump Was Seen as a Sideshow. Now He Is the Show. The 2020 election will be a test — not just of the man but of his country. Was President Trump’s victory the last time around a historical fluke or a genuine reflection of America in the modern age?...
02:52 2019-06-18

Pig to human heart transplants 'possible within three years' Pioneer UK surgeon Sir Terence English says adapted organs could transform treatmentAdapted pig hearts could be transplanted into patients within three years, according to a report citing the surgeon who pioneered heart transplantation in the UK.On the 40th anniversary of the first successful heart ...
14:26 2019-08-19

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy 75 years later: 'I'd go up and do it all again' Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple of hundred in all - including a 97-year-old D-Day veteran, Tom Rice....
19:00 2019-06-05

Lewis Hamilton can "definitely" race another five years in F1 Lewis Hamilton believes he can "definitely" race for another five years in Formula 1, as he fears he would "squander" the opportunity to improve his record if he stopped earlier...
16:39 2019-06-02

50 years later, the moon is still great for business NEW YORK (AP) — Brands from the luxury watchmaker Omega to Budweiser and Stouffer’s are paying tribute the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Lego is celebrating with an Apollo 11 lunar lander set. Nabisco is trying to entice space enthusiasts with purple Marshmallow Moon Oreo coo...
08:00 2019-06-24

Best selling country albums of the last 10 years 24/7 Tempo identified the best selling country albums of the last 10 years based on the albums that have at least 1 million in certified sales.        ...
19:13 2019-05-30

9/11 victim identified nearly 18 years after attacks The remains of another victim of the 9/11 attacks has been identified, the city’s Medical Examiner’s Office said on Thursday. The woman is the 1,644th person identified among the 2,753 reported missing in the terror attacks, officials said. She was identified through DNA testing of remai...
17:13 2019-07-19

How To Detail A Car That Hasn't Been Washed In 37 Years As you probably already know, I’m a bit obsessive when it comes to keeping my car clean. The way I see it is that it just cuts down on the amount of work I’d have to do later if I never cleaned it at all. But what about a car that hasn’t been cleaned or touched in 37 years?...
21:13 2019-08-19

This Past Flu Season Was the Longest in 10 Years, the CDC Says The 2018-2019 flu season may not have been as severe as the one that came before it, but it set a record of its own, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say. It was the longest in a decade, lasting 21 weeks. Fewer illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths were reported this year than d...
19:13 2019-06-20

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infra...
18:13 2019-05-21

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the world were scientists from Tucson, who were part ...
00:26 2019-07-20

After Math: How long is that in moon years? It's been half an Earth century since humanity first made landfall on its nearest celestial neighbor, and there's plenty of reason to celebrate, but that doesn't mean the news of the world has frozen in place like the flag Apollo 11's crew left behin......
18:52 2019-07-21

UK volunteers still honor US airmen, 75 years after D-Day From 1942 to 1945 more than 2 million American military personnel were stationed in the U.K., and across the country people still commemorate their sacrifice...
09:26 2019-06-01

What Tiananmen Square protests mean 30 years later The enduring symbol of the Tiananmen Square protests for Chinese democracy, whose bloodiest stretch began 30 years ago Tuesday, remains the photo of a lone man defiantly blocking a column of tanks. But a recently unearthed shot illustrates the grim reality of the months-long protests, which left hun...
08:52 2019-06-04

Living off-grid for 77 years – in pictures A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland without running water, electricity or an indoor toilet...
15:00 2019-08-16

Can I buy a future-proof laptop to last 10 years? Ed wants to buy a Windows laptop that will last as long as possible, and is willing to pay up to £2,000I want to buy a Windows laptop that is as future-proof as possible. I have been looking at ones with at least a Core i7 processor, 16GB of memory, USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports and a 13-14in high-resol...
09:39 2019-05-30

Mickelson awarded for 25 straight years in top 50 British Open notes: Mickelson, Johnson get world ranking honors; Rose not happy with majors stacked close together        ...
20:13 2019-07-16

The First New Lotus in 11 Years Will Be Unveiled next Month The 71-year-old British sports car maker has a new electric hypercar coming next month. We already know that it is called the Type 130, as it was made official at the Shanghai Auto Show a couple of months ago. When the new car is unveiled on July 16th, it will become the first new car Lotus has prod...
20:52 2019-06-01

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super-saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edition 35 Years features the same tuned version of th...
15:13 2019-05-21

Marvel just announced all of its movies for the next 2 years — here they all are Marvel Studios Marvel Studios announced its movies for the next two years at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday night. "Black Widow" is the next Marvel movie. "Doctor Strange" and "Thor: Love and Thunder" are also among the upcoming movies. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Now that "Avengers: ...
01:26 2019-07-22

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
17:39 2019-05-21

50 years after Apollo 11: What really rocketed us to the moon While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 50 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond....
23:00 2019-07-17

Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced News 17 May, 2019 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edition model, limited to just 350 units...
15:00 2019-05-21

Apple designer Jony Ive through the years Jonathan "Jony" Ive the designer of numerous Macs, the iPod, iPhone and other products computer is leaving Apple after nearly 30 years to form LoveFrom, his own company.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a year for ten years was a reasonable request for 9/11....
19:39 2019-07-18

Man gets first haircut in 15 years to join Army CNN – Reynaldo Arroyo has been growing his hair for 15 years, but he decided to have the big chop so he could enlist in the Army. The 23-year-old wanted to enlist as an infantryman. Arroyo says he will be donating his hair to “Locks of Love,” a nonprofit that makes wigs for children experiencing hai...
04:00 2019-08-20

Serial Rapist Sentenced To 274 Years NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A serial rapist in Arizona with ties to Kentucky has been handed a 274-year prison sentence for raping seven women. Nathan Loebe was found guilty in February of 20 counts, ranging from stalking to kidnapping to sexual assault. Loebe was wanted on similar charges in...
11:52 2019-05-22

Lost cat found 3 1/2 years later in Florida A Florida man who feared his cat had been eaten by coyotes was reunited with the feline three and a half years later thanks to a stranger, a microchip and an animal hospital....
16:39 2019-08-20

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

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
17:13 2019-06-18

Climate is warming faster than it has in the last 2,000 years A new study says the warming we've seen in the past 100 years is unprecedented, when compared to the past 2,000 years.        ...
22:00 2019-07-24

US air quality is slipping after years of improvement Federal data reveals that after decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier. While it is unclear whether this is the beginning of a trend, health experts say it’s a troub...
22:13 2019-06-18

Man gets first haircut in 15 years so he can serve his country He was ready to serve in his heart — but first, he needed to get his head straight. Reynaldo Arroyo, 23, just got his first haircut in 15 years. The Riverside, Calif., native’s lengthy locks were 150 inches long and reached down to his waist when he decided to join the US Army — and......
10:13 2019-08-20

Why New York harbor is the cleanest it’s been in 110 years Paul Sieswerda was supposed to be retired by now. The 77-year-old, who has worked as a curator for the New England and New York aquariums since the late 1960s, was ready to call it quits in 2009. “But then the humpback whales started showing up,” he says. For at least a century, humpback whales hadn...
01:00 2019-08-11

Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the vacant and unused casino is being updated, and, according to data miners, more changes are coming....
17:39 2019-06-06

My professor became my stalker — and a secret I kept for years A package sat unopened on Donna Freitas’ table for weeks. She refused to read it. Inside, she knew, was something from her professor; once her mentor, now her stalker. He was away for a month and insisted she read it during that time. He wanted to discuss it when he was back. “The mere sight......
20:52 2019-08-10

30 years of capital market progress Asia Pacific used to be an afterthought for global banks, but thanks to China, it is now one of the world’s most important financial regions. Where once bond and loan bankers might do 20 deals a year, now that’s a week’s work. And billion-dollar IPOs are a regular occurrence. What can we learn from ...
12:39 2019-06-28

Experience: I lived in a tree for two years Guests climbed up and abseiled down. I finished my degree on a laptop and watched ravens raise their youngI’ve always felt a deep connection with trees and have often turned to them in challenging times. In October 1998, I was 25 and living in Humboldt County, California, doing side jobs while study...
15:26 2019-06-28

Woman gets 7 years for trying to lure 14-year boy for sex Court paperwork details an extensive online sexual relationship between 33-year-old Lisa Corn and a 14-year-old Fountain Hills boy. (Photo: MCSO) via 12 News PHOENIX (AP) — A 34-year-old Phoenix woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to lure a 14-year-old into having sex with h...
03:13 2019-06-14

The Best Moisturizers with SPF Will Preserve Your Good Looks for Years to Come Sun protection is crucial and a moisturizer that contains SPF is an easy way to make it a daily habit. GQ’s Best Stuff has the best for every skin type and budget....
00:26 2019-05-31

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. They were honoring the airborne soldiers who jum...
09:52 2019-06-06

Tom Brady's top fashion looks over the years To celebrate Tom Brady's 42nd birthday on Aug. 3, we look back at his top fashion looks through the years.       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Man who cut up wife sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who was found at a Kansas storage unit with his dismembered wife’s remains and two of their children has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old Justin Rey was sentenced Friday for child endangerment, contributing to a child’s miscondu...
20:52 2019-06-28

Morgan Plus Six is marque's first all-new model in 19 years New 110-year anniversary car takes to the Goodwood hill climb, makes the switch from V8 power to a BMW turbo six Morgan has unveiled a new £80,000 roadster, called Plus Six, as the first of a planned series of models to use the company’s brand-new ‘wide body’ aluminium chassis. The Plus Six, shown ...
14:00 2019-07-04

Man sentenced to 23 years in machete attack SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to attacking three people with a machete, killing one, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. WLEX-TV reports that Cody T. Hall apologized for his actions in a statement read by his attorney during his sentencing Thursday in P...
18:39 2019-06-06

15 Years Later, I Was Finally Brave Enough To Finish Doom 3 After the recent surprise release of Doom 3 on PS4, Xbox One, and Switch I felt I needed to finally accomplish something I had been putting off for too long. It was time to load up Doom 3, start a new game and finish this thing. I tried before when I was much younger and fear stopped me dead in my t...
06:26 2019-08-05

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
21:39 2019-07-17

Queens mom gets 4 to 12 years for death of 1-year-old daughter The Queens mom who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her 1-year-old daughter was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison on Thursday. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested Oct. 3 after cops found daughter Elaina unresponsive with bruises to her head, law enforcement sources told The Post at the ti...
04:13 2019-07-19

Manet’s Last Years: A Radical Embrace of Beauty The Art Institute of Chicago explores the great paradox of the 19th century’s greatest painter: from a scandalous youth of frank nudes to flowers, fruit bowls and fashionable women....
23:52 2019-08-01

Retracing Germany's tragic Kindertransport, 80 years later Just months before the outbreak of the Second World War, 10,000 mostly Jewish children were granted refuge in England. Eighty years later, survivors are retracing a painful journey that is still relevant today....
20:00 2019-07-09

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
09:13 2019-06-08

Apple releases first new iPod Touch in 4 years It's the first new model since 2015, featuring larger storage options, group FaceTime and Augmented Reality apps. The new Touch starts at $199.        ...
00:00 2019-05-29

Man who impersonated Saudi prince to steal gets 18 years MIAMI (AP) — A man who impersonated a Saudi prince to con investors and live a lavish lifestyle has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Anthony Gignac received the sentence Friday in Miami for stealing at least $8 million while impersonating Sultan Bin Kahlid Al-Saud, buying a Ferrari, Rolex watch...
20:00 2019-06-01

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
06:00 2019-07-20

Memory Lane: Wimbledon through the years – in pictures For over three decades, renowned sports photographer Gerry Cranham visited SW19 to photograph the sport stars and spectators, we’ve had a rummage through his archives to check out some of the action from yesteryear Continue reading......
16:39 2019-07-10

Tsitsipas 1st Greek in 83 years to reach last 16 at French Stefanos Tsitsipas overcomes a "psychological" challenge and lethargic legs to become the first Greek player _ man or woman _ to reach the fourth round of the French Open in more than 80 years        ...
16:13 2019-06-01

My new novel allowed me to grieve years after losing my baby boy In 2006 the writer Clare Mackintosh gave birth to twin boys 12 weeks prematurely. At first everything went well, but then one twin picked up a dangerous infection, and mother and father were faced with a terrible decisionAuthors are told to write what they know, but my own story was, for many years,...
17:26 2019-07-20

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the Post Office he died trying to protect bears his name. (July 17)        ...
08:52 2019-07-17

Bahrain records hottest June in more than 100 years DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain has recorded temperatures that make the month of June the hottest ever experienced in the Arab Gulf country in more than a century. Summers in the Arabian Peninsula are consistently hot and humid, with people bunkering indoors for the better part of at least fiv...
15:00 2019-07-09

Ten years on, questions remain over response to Air France 447 As Air France pilots fought for control, an Airbus A330 passenger jet plummeted from 38,000 feet for four minutes, its engines running but its wings unable to seize enough air to fly....
07:26 2019-06-01

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than those endured by the high-profile student leaders....
17:39 2019-06-01

Lawyer sentenced to 5 years for scamming Barkley, others A lawyer convicted of swindling NBA star Charles Barkley and using the name of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to bolster an investment scam was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday....
16:13 2019-07-17

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what his predecessors could not....
00:13 2019-07-20

Veterans mark exactly 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at dawn on th...
14:00 2019-06-06

Goal for Seahawks QB Wilson: Play 15 more years Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has played seven seasons in the NFL and figures he's only not quite one-third of the way through his career....
21:00 2019-06-03

This Man Quit His Job As Engineer 4 Years Ago To Cycle Across The World It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world....
18:13 2019-06-10

A Man Who Wrote a Message in a Bottle 50 Years Ago Has Been Found The man who wrote a 50-year-old message in a bottle found on Wednesday has been tracked down. ABC located Paul Gilmore, who wrote the letter when he was 13, through his family in Australia and England, who say that he’s currently on a cruise in the Baltic and he doesn’t know his letter h...
12:26 2019-07-18

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
20:00 2019-06-03

Ex-CBP commander Wei Xu faces 25 years for gun-running, tax evasion A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection watch commander has pleaded guilty to running an illegal gun selling business in Southern California since the late 1990s....
13:26 2019-07-18

Loftus-Cheek commits to another five years at Chelsea "Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has signed a new contract that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2024, the Premier League club said on Saturday."...
17:01 2019-07-06

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebration. Director-General Guy Ryder of the Internation...
16:13 2019-06-10

Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years For 137 years, the construction of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia had been carried out illegally. But now the Roman Catholic church finally received its building permit....
17:13 2019-06-10

Kenyan marathoner Biwott banned for eight years – AIU Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday in another blow to Kenya's sporting reputation....
14:52 2019-07-18

New medical procedure could delay menopause by 20 years Operation could benefit thousands of women who experience serious health issuesA medical procedure that allows women to delay the menopause for up to 20 years has been launched by IVF specialists in Britain.Doctors claim the operation could benefit thousands of women who experience serious health pr...
18:39 2019-08-04

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for stolen documents BALTIMORE — A former National Security Agency contractor who stored two decades’ worth of classified documents at his Maryland home was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Harold Martin, 54, apologized to the federal judge who sentenced him for a theft that prosecutors have called “breathtakin...
23:52 2019-07-19

Thirty years after Tiananmen, protesters' goals further away than ever Three decades after China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression of rights activism has pushed the demonstrators' original goals further away than ever....
02:39 2019-06-02

Bentley centenary concept previews next 30 years The centenary concept will take a different direction to the 2017 EXP12 Speed 6 e concept The concept, to be unveiled on 11 July, promises major technological and design advances Bentley will unveil a centenary concept on 10 July which will showcase the “future of grand touring,” confirmed CEO Ad...
05:52 2019-05-28

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:13 2019-06-03

Stars remember ‘The Rebbe’ 25 years after his passing A surprising cast of people surfaced online over the weekend to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Jewish leader and Grand Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson. “I have personally learned so much from his wisdom and teachings, and while I never met him, I’ve visited his resting place in Queens to...
01:39 2019-07-08

75 years later, a soccer match remembered in Normandy In the small village of Saint-Pierre-Eglise in July 1944, a group of American servicemen played soccer against a team of French amateurs after the Nazi occupation of France had ended. The match was commemorated as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
15:26 2019-06-09

Japanese Koga's doping ban reduced to two years: CAS Japanese Junya Koga's four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation has been reduced to two years after it was found that his supplements may have been contaminated, the Court Of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday....
18:00 2019-08-02

Chinese tourism to US drops for 1st time in 15 years Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling after more than a decade of rapid growth. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. It was the...
11:39 2019-05-28

Message In A Bottle Found In Australia 50 Years On An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down....
14:26 2019-07-18

Ten years ago, I thought Britain was becoming more tolerant. I was wrong Sarfraz Manzoor recalled the racism of his childhood in Luton in his memoir Greetings from Bury Park. As a film adaptation is released, he asks how much has really changedBoris Johnson was still a backbench Conservative MP and Donald Trump was a property developer and reality television star in the ...
15:13 2019-07-06

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison last year at the age of 46 after serving 28 years. I was a virgin when I went to prison and I am still a virgin. My whole adult life I have masturbated ...
10:52 2019-07-08

Netflix Is Bleeding Customers for the First Time In Years Netflix, our collective trash heap of mostly unwatched or unwanted content, would like you to know that despite a tidal wave of speculation that it’s not going to start serving you up ads. The stock market darling is suddenly losing subscribers and executives appear to be a little touchy about it. H...
09:52 2019-07-18

AP Exclusive: 25 years after murders, OJ says ‘Life is fine’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson says his life now is fine after 25 years living under the shadow of one of the United States’ most notorious murder cases. The nearly 72-year-old ex-football star told The Associated Press in a phone interview he and his family won’t ever discuss the June ...
07:26 2019-06-10

Half of your online logins could be password-less in the next five years Confirmation of identity is still a major challenge as binary authentication has become an issue due to the surge in data breaches as bad players continue to attack entities and gain access to valuable consumer data.Relying solely on binary authentication such as login/password, 2FA and MFA which ar...
16:52 2019-06-10

Teacher’s aide gets 5 years for sex with special-needs student A twisted former teacher’s aide in Pennsylvania will spend at least five years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old special-needs girl — who hopes he rots behind bars for taking her “happiness away,” according to a report. Jean Pierre Larue, 36, received a five- to 12-year prison sentence Wed...
22:13 2019-08-01

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
23:13 2019-07-24

| WATCH: D-Day veterans parachute into Normandy 75 years later D-Day veterans Harry Read, 95, and Jock Hatton, 94, recreate their parachute landing in Sonneville, France 75 years after their WW2 arrival. WATCH NOW....
09:13 2019-06-06

With “Years, Continents, Bloodshed,” it's the end of Veronica Mars as we know it Well, this episode certainly explains what Veronica meant in her season premiere voiceover about this particular spring break being “the beginning of the end.” Veronica Mars’ fourth season finale is the end of Neptune as we know it, the end of Veronica Mars in Neptune, and—as you can probably also t...
11:39 2019-07-24

How Two TV Writers Scored Two Series After Years of Struggle This month brings the debut of two very different shows by Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle: “South Side” on Comedy Central and “Sherman’s Showcase” on IFC....
10:26 2019-07-24

Florida man who knowingly spread HIV gets 10 years in prison A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex without notifying his partners that he was HIV positive.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
00:39 2019-06-06

Florida man gets 40 years for fatally shooting wife WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the...
11:52 2019-05-30

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
17:00 2019-07-15

D-Day comes to life in rare color film, 75 years later It was supposed to be a personal memento — but became a rare piece of D-Day history. George Stevens climbed aboard the HMS Belfast 75 years ago to capture black-and-white recordings of the Allied troops in World War II as they traversed through Normandy, liberated Paris and fought in the Battl...
20:13 2019-06-05

60 years of Skoda Octavia - the car that defined a brand Features 23 Jul, 2019 As the Skoda Octavia hits its 60th birthday, we take a drive in all four generations to see how much has changed over the decades...
23:13 2019-07-23

Labour antisemitism whistleblower: 'In 30 years I’ll be very proud of myself' Louise Withers Green fears attracting abuse, but has hopes for the party’s redemptionIt was in February, while on holiday with her former Labour colleagues in Berlin, that Louise Withers Green decided she had to speak out about her role in investigating antisemitism in the party.The former disputes ...
16:13 2019-07-11

Ten Years Old and the 2019 Lotus Evora Sounds Better Than Ever People love to point out that the Lotus Evora is old, with only incremental changes and an ever-increasing performance capability that lets it just keep up with all of the next-gen competitors threatening it. But even still, none of them sound quite like this....
18:39 2019-07-15

From the coolest seasonal weather in over 100 years to 100 degrees It was a close call for triple digits on Thursday in Tucson. The top temp recorded at the airport was 99 degrees. That’s the hottest day we’ve seen in Tucson since September 27th, 2018 when we also reached this value. This is just the beginning of what promises to be the biggest heat wav...
07:13 2019-06-07

Survey: Companies add fewest jobs in 9 years in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added just 27,000 jobs in May, the fewest since March 2010. Jobs in construction f...
15:39 2019-06-05

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
21:52 2019-05-29

Daimler to Cut Costs After First Quarterly Loss in 10 Years The maker of Mercedes-Benz cars said it would step up cost-cutting efforts in the second half of the year after reporting the company’s first quarterly loss in a decade....
13:13 2019-07-24

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside a remotely controlled vehicle has been jailed for 15 years. Counter-terrorism police described Farhad Salah as posing a very real risk to public safe...
13:39 2019-07-24

I'm 46 and have been single for years. How can I meet someone and fall in love? I haven’t given up hope of meeting a man and falling in love – but I’m sick of internet dating and the pub scene. How can I make it happen?I’m a 46-year-old woman and have been single for years. I’m happy being alone, but would love to be in a relationship, but I can’t seem to find anyone. I have tr...
14:13 2019-07-12

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard "Ted" Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortified with artillery, mortars, mines and machine gun emplacements....
12:39 2019-05-30

Man gets 35 years for blackmailing girls for nude photos EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A southern Illinois man who admitted to using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Joshua P. Breckel of Mascoutah was accused in U.S. District Court of using social media to obtain sexually explicit images and...
12:52 2019-07-12

12,000 years ago, a boy had his skull squashed into a cone shape Ancient people in China practiced human head-shaping about 12,000 years ago — meaning they bound some children's maturing skulls, encouraging the heads to grow into elongated ovals — making them the oldest group on record to purposefully squash their skulls, a new study finds....
14:13 2019-07-12

Why Veronica Mars Is Still Worth Watching, 15 Years Later Veronica Mars has been on a hell of a ride. The beloved, short-lived TV series debuted in 2004, telling sun-drenched teen noir stories about a high school girl who solved mysteries in her spare time. Starring Kristen Bell as the eponymous troubled amateur detective, the show gained a cult following ...
07:52 2019-07-12

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded guilty in Kane County Circuit Court to possession ...
14:00 2019-06-06

125 years of Mercedes motorsport: the cars and the stars Features 24 Jul, 2019 From supplying engines in the first motor race, to its current F1 domination, Mercedes has had plenty to celebrate in its 125-year history...
16:26 2019-07-24

NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall 50 Years Too Late On Thursday, New York Police Department Commissioner James O’Neill offered the department’s first official apology for the violence the force infamously inflicted on LGBTQ New Yorkers at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago....
23:39 2019-06-06

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others.        ...
13:13 2019-06-06

Run Through Seven of the Most Beautiful Cars Ferrari Has Made in the Last 60 Years I know it’s fun to rag on Ferrari because it’s a pretentious Italian brand that consistently does dumb and petty shit, but there’s also no doubt that it’s an Italian brand that’s produced some of the coolest and most beautiful cars ever. At just under five minutes long, this new video walks us throu...
18:39 2019-07-31

World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day In Solemn Observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered D-Day and hoped the world never forgets the sacrif...
10:52 2019-06-06

Man in country illegally faces 10 years for gun possession TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally as a teen is facing up to 10 years in prison for having a gun that he said he used to kill someone in self-defense. Court records show that 34-year-old Juan Carlos Ramirez-Arcos pleaded guilty Wednesday in Tampa federal cour...
04:00 2019-05-30

USA 94 – 25 years on: football’s evolution captivates the world Italy’s heartbreak and Brazil’s mastery are memorable moments of an event that proved a catalyst for the game’s global expansionA quarter of a century ago on Saturday millions of people all over the planet stopped what they might normally be doing to watch the World Cup semi-finals. Both games were ...
23:52 2019-07-12

Veterans mark 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at...
09:39 2019-06-06

The Latest: Parachutists recreate D-Day jumps 75 years on LONDON (AP) — The Latest on commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 9:05 a.m. The skies are bright and the weather favorable for jumps by close to 200 parachutists over one of the battle sites of the D-Day landings. Parachutists will be jumping from C-47 transporters in Wo...
10:39 2019-06-05

Strasburg 10 years later: Sizing up his trip from No. 1 to 100 wins A decade after being the top pick in the MLB draft, the Nationals right-hander remains a bit of an enigma, still battling to live up to expectations....
10:39 2019-06-05

Woman sentenced to 20 years in fatal DUI crash TUCSON – The woman who was convicted for 21 charges in a 2017 fatal DUI crash was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. On July 27, 2017, 32-year-old Erin Elizabeth Eman was taken into custody after she reportedly was involved in a crash at the intersection of Pantano and Stella ro...
02:52 2019-07-23

New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years....
20:39 2019-07-21

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
16:26 2019-07-10

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada), they were exploring an area called the Sverdrup Pass, which until just recently had been covered by ...
19:39 2019-07-21

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claimed she was repeatedly raped and forced to perform v...
20:13 2019-07-16

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
21:26 2019-06-07

Biden warns of ‘eight more years of Donald Trump’ Does Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden believe President Trump plans to remain in the White House longer than the two terms allowed under the U.S. Constitution?...
07:39 2019-08-01

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its Google I/O developer conference in May, some searc...
00:39 2019-06-08

Coffee Prices Have Worst Month in More Than Two Years Coffee traders endured the market’s worst month in more than two years in July, as prices fell victim to benign growing conditions in Brazil and scorching temperatures in the U.S. and Europe....
17:26 2019-08-01

Biden and wife made more than $15 million in last two years Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife earned more than $15 million in the years since Joe Biden left government, according to tax records released by his campaign on Tuesday....
22:13 2019-07-09

Remember the iPod? Apple just released the first new one in four years The (old) new iPod touch. [credit: Apple ] Apple has updated the iPod touch for the first time since July 2015. Today, the company refreshed the device with its A10 system-on-a-chip (which ...
01:52 2019-05-29

16 Years Later, Players Still Can't Figure Out This Futurama Easter Egg When talking about Easter egg in video games most people focus on the ones that have already been found. Hidden levels, weapons, text or cutscenes. Stuff like that. But there are some Easter eggs that we know exist but have yet to be found or activated....
09:00 2019-07-21

The Latest: Phoenix man get 20 years in girlfriend’s death PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Phoenix man in killing of his girlfriend (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Phoenix has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison for killing his girlfriend, and another seven years for an unrelated conviction for aggravated assault. Maricopa County Sup...
01:52 2019-06-01

Chinese tourism to US drops for first time in 15 years After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the US is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the US fell 5.7 percent in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which ...
01:13 2019-05-29

WPLJ enters radio silence after 48 years Imagine there’s no WPLJ. After 48 years, beloved radio station WPLJ/95.5 FM entered radio silence Friday. The last song broadcast from the top of Madison Square Garden was John Lennon’s “Imagine,” released in 1971, the same year the station went on the air. DJ Mike Allan also spun a WPLJ tribute son...
04:13 2019-06-01

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

Legroom on Planes Has Been Shrinking for Years. It’s About to Get Much, Much Worse Air travel is becoming a test of physical endurance. Seats have shrunk, legroom has vanished — and the airlines aren’t done with you yet. Cebu Air, the Philippines’ biggest budget carrier, last month said it was moving kitchens and bathrooms on some of its new A330neos to cram in a...
01:39 2019-08-01

‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ gets 57 years for New Jersey lawyer’s murder One-time Internet sensation “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” was sentenced Thursday to 57 years in prison for beating a prominent New Jersey lawyer to death in 2013. Caleb “Kai” McGillivary, 30, was found guilty last month of first-degree murder for killing 73-year-old Joseph Galfy ...
10:26 2019-05-31

5 years later, Flappy Bird is still the best mobile game Flappy Bird is back thanks to Flappy Royale, which is available to play for free online right now. Somehow this is still the best mobile gaming has.Read More...
12:39 2019-07-16

World celebrates 117 years of modern air conditioning KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WBIR) – On any scorching hot day, most of us head indoors to enjoy the air conditioner. It’s a machine that was invented 117 years ago not out of comfort, but necessity. “It’s allowed our society or any society that’s fully adopted to air conditioning ...
23:52 2019-07-22

Prosecutors want El Chapo to rot in prison for life — plus 30 years Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should be sentenced to life behind bars — plus 30 years, according to prosecutors. Guzman, 62, already faces a mandatory minimum of life behind bars at sentencing following his February conviction on various drug trafficking charges — inc...
05:13 2019-07-11

French submarine found 50 years after disappearance La Minerve, which vanished in 1968 with 52 sailors on board, discovered off ToulonThe French navy has located one of its submarines that disappeared more than 50 years ago with 52 crew on board.La Minerve was discovered on the seabed in the Mediterranean off the port of Toulon. Continue reading......
14:52 2019-07-22

After years as a pariah, MLS sees its reputation rising Major League Soccer, once shunned by the international football community, is gaining respect thanks to its steady growth in popularity and new stadium projects, commissioner Don Garber said....
01:52 2019-06-05

Yellowstone feels earthquake aftershocks – 60 years later A gargantuan number of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park in 2017 and 2018, sparking worries that it could trigger an eruption of the world's largest super volcano. But a new study suggests that the quakes may have actually been aftershocks from another seismic event — from 60 years ago....
18:00 2019-05-29

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
21:26 2019-07-10

Genovese boss’ son should get at least 2 years in prison: prosecutors The son of infamous bathrobe-wearing crime boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante should serve no less than two years in prison for extorting a labor union official, Manhattan prosecutors argued in a new filing. The recommendation that Vincent Esposito serve somewhere between 24 and 30 months b...
17:00 2019-07-16

Apollo 11 astronauts returning to launch pad 50 years later This March 30, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows the crew of the Apollo 11, from left, Neil Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, module pilot; Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to the surface of the moon. (NASA via AP) CAPE CANAVER...
17:39 2019-07-16

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
18:00 2019-07-16

The Honda Civic Type R's Price Has Gone Up Almost $2,500 In Two Years Honda just announced pricing for the 2019 Honda Civic Type R, and the number is quite a bit bigger than the 306 horsepower, front-drive hot hatch launched back in 2017....
17:00 2019-07-10

Dead body identified 20 years later through daughter’s DNA Authorities in Indiana were able to identify a dead body found 20 years ago with the help of DNA technology and are hoping to solve the murder case. The woman — Tina L. Cabanaw of Detroit — was IDed by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department who used an FBI lab in Virginia, the National Missin...
06:00 2019-07-22

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

'I was wrong': Officer who shot 911 caller gets 12½ years Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail each year on the woman's birthday and the anniversary of her death....
06:13 2019-06-08

JPMorgan Years Away From Seeing Quantum-Computing Dividends The bank sees potential in using quantum computing as a way to significantly speed up financial calculations, but it is still years away from deploying the technology....
11:39 2019-06-12

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study....
05:13 2019-06-13

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Ta...
16:13 2019-05-23

Arizona family granted US residency after 25 years PHOENIX, Ariz. – Veronica Carrillo was speechless when she saw what she and her husband got in the mail. After 25 years in the United States, four children that are US citizens and thousands of dollars in legal costs, Veronica and Alex Carrillo received their permanent residency. They returned...
07:39 2019-08-09

400 years since slavery: a timeline of American history In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Point Comfort in Virginia, ushering in the era of American slaveryMany Americans’ introduction to US history is the arrival of 102 passengers on the Mayflower in 1620. But a year earlier, 20 enslaved Africans were brought to the British colonies against the...
15:26 2019-08-16

Woman who used Xbox to try and lure teen boy for sex gets 7 years PHOENIX — A 34-year-old Phoenix woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to lure a 14-year-old into having sex with her. Lisa Corn was sentenced Wednesday by a Maricopa County Superior Court judge on her May guilty pleas to attempted aggravated luring a minor for sexual exploitat...
11:52 2019-06-13

75 years later, deadly circus fire will be remembered HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The city of Hartford in Connecticut is planning a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of what has become known as the Day the Clowns Cried when more than 150 people died in the big top fire. The remembrance ceremony for the Hartford Circus Fire will take place July 6 at the ...
18:52 2019-06-29

Apple launched the iPhone on this date 12 years ago It was 12 years ago today, a large percentage of many of our readers' lives, when Apple released the iPhone. Long lines snaked around Apple Stores where some had been camped out for days waiting to shell out $499 for the unit with 4GB of storage and $599 for the 8GB model. The phone was actually unv...
18:39 2019-06-29

Youngstown Vindicator to cease publication after 150 years YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The only daily newspaper in Ohio’s ninth largest city has announced plans to permanently cease publication in August after 150 years. The Vindicator in Youngstown announced the decision in a letter to readers published Saturday. Publisher Betty J.H. Brown Jagnow and Gen...
16:00 2019-06-29

Tasca races to first Funny Car victory in nearly 7 years BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Bob Tasca III raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly seven years, beating 70-year-old John Force on Sunday in the final round of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Tasca won for the fifth time and first in 100 races, denying Force his 150th career vic...
03:26 2019-06-17

Ayesha Curry through the years: Her life in photos Ayesha Curry recently made waves on "Red Table Talk," where she told Jada Pinkett Smith how it makes her feel when women fawn over her famous husband.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, also was sentenced Friday to 11 years and eight months o...
23:13 2019-06-21

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft granted a prosecution motion to vacate his conviction ...
23:26 2019-05-22

Stonewall vet: ‘We were fighting back years of oppression’ The Stonewall Inn uprising was 50 years ago this week, but Mark Segal, 68, remembers a lot about his time there in the early hours of June 28, 1969. That was the night when the NYPD raided the gay bar, leading to four days of unrest in Greenwich Village. He especially recalls a personal shift......
03:26 2019-06-22

Vladimir Putin: 20 years in power - in pictures Twenty years ago the Russian president Boris Yeltsin appointed his fourth prime minister in less than 18 months: Vladimir Putin, then a relatively unknown security services chief with scant experience of politics. Few could have predicted that two decades later Putin would still be ruling Russia, ha...
22:26 2019-08-09

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
22:52 2019-08-09

3 Sisters retire with combined 117 Years of teaching (WCSH) Three sisters, who all work as teachers in the state of Maine, have decided to retire at the same time. Cecile LaPlante, Theresa LaPlante and Sue Donovan will be retiring at the end of this school year after working in education for a combined 117 years. Sue Donovan teaches math at Memorial M...
05:00 2019-06-22

Back on track: my return to Interrailing 30 years on Dixe Wills repeats his teenage Interrail odyssey, at a more leisurely pace this time, pausing to reflect on the unique opportunity the 31-country pass offersAh, the Interrail experience. How many of us have cherished memories of zipping inexpensively across Europe – delving into new and thrillingly ...
08:52 2019-06-22

Homeless man who kidnapped good Samaritan gets 18 years GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A homeless man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and assaulting a good Samaritan in Mississippi has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. News outlets report a judge sentenced 47-year-old Ernest Eugene Leffew on Tuesday. Harrison County authorities say the good Samaritan, a man...
02:52 2019-06-13

For the first time in 47 years, Darrell Waltrip doesn't know what's next As the NASCAR Hall of Famer and longtime broadcaster heads into retirement next month, he's still wondering what he'll do. And he's still leaning on Rick Hendrick for advice....
18:26 2019-05-23

Gold rises to $1,500 an ounce for first time in six years Rise comes amid concerns over US-China trade conflict and European marketsThe price of gold has risen to $1,500 an ounce (£1,234.45 at market rates on Wednesday) for the first time in six years as investors seek shelter in low-risk assets amid concerns about the global economy.The spot gold price ro...
01:39 2019-08-08

Active MLB players to pass away in recent years Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away Monday, becoming the most recent active Major League Baseball player to die.       ...
11:26 2019-07-02

Sisters finally reunite after 30 years of being separated This woman and her sister had not seen each other since 1990 before the Somali Civil War where they were separated.        ...
05:13 2019-07-02

PM Modi Will Lay Groundwork For Next 25 Years, Says US Corporate Leader Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his election victory, a top American corporate leader has asserted that in the next five years, PM Modi will lay the groundwork for India's economic......
05:39 2019-05-24

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fan. What could go wrong?...
03:13 2019-05-24

| WATCH | Russians reflect on 20 years of Putin Vladimir Putin has held power for 20 years but he is still well behind the record terms of Cuba's late Fidel Castro and North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung....
20:13 2019-08-08

RPT-Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
00:52 2019-05-24

Freddie's Layton: Privatization likely to take several years to complete It could take four to five years to raise the capital needed to privatize mortgage giant Freddie Mac using a combination of retained earnings and a public offering of stock, Freddie Mac chief executive Donald Layton said on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
23:26 2019-06-12

Spain: "Wolf Pack" given 15 years for rape The men had originally been convicted of a lesser charge, prompting mass nationwide protests. After an appeal, the Supreme Court handed them lengthy jail terms for the crime of gang raping a teenager in Pamplona....
19:00 2019-06-21

This Kentucky distillery will release its first bourbon in 102 years Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company announced Tuesday morning that it will be releasing its first bourbon in 102 years on June 22, 2019.       ...
00:13 2019-06-13

Why It Took Keanu Reeves 30 Years to Become an Overnight Sensation One of the great things about living in the modern world is that everyone is finally hip to Keanu Reeves. Right now he’s everywhere: Not just in the superb sequel John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum, but on talk shows, as a character in the upcoming video game Cyberpunk 2077, and as a hotter...
19:52 2019-06-21

Photos: Apple iPhone models through the years Do you remember your first iPhone? Take a stroll down memory lane with this gallery of all the iterations of Apple's flagship mobile device. You might be surprised at how outdated they look....
00:39 2019-08-09

Soccer: Sun shining again for Mallorca after years of gloom Abdon Prats, unlike Mallorca's most famous resident and favorite son Rafael Nadal, could still stroll along one of the Balaeric island's crowded tourist beaches undisturbed....
07:13 2019-07-01

After 23 years of marriage, Connecticut husband, wife both come out as gay Sunday’s Pride parade was a family affair for one Connecticut man, who came out of the closet after 23 years of marriage — and also learned that his ex-wife and youngest son were also gay. Donning a homemade tiara, Bruce Downer said he’s never felt better after divulging the secret he ke...
03:39 2019-07-01

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
18:26 2019-06-13

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to openly gay candidates being elected to public office. But, ...
21:52 2019-06-28

Years after rift, Williams, Vitt say they're friends Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt, who were adversaries in the Saints' BountyGate scandal, insist they are "friends" now that they're coaching together with the Jets....
20:13 2019-06-13

Reavie holds off Bradley, Sucher for first win in 11 years Chez Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory and first in 11 years, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradley and Zack Sucher        ...
01:00 2019-06-24

Moon landing good for business 50 years later When Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, marketers jumped at the chance to sell products. They are at it again in 2019, as the 50th anniversary of the giant leap for mankind approaches. (June 24)       ...
07:26 2019-06-24

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Tucson dog reunited with owner after missing for six years TUCSON – After being lost for nearly six years, a Tucson has been reunited with his family. According to Pima Animal Care Center, Solo, the brown pit bull was brought into the shelter with one eye completely shut. PACC said the dog could barely open his mouth. PACC’s medical staff quickl...
02:26 2019-06-28

He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him. Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who gave it....
18:13 2019-08-14

Man reunited with lost class ring more than 50 years later DOTHAN, Ala. — A man has been reunited with the Auburn University class ring he lost most than 50 years ago. The Dothan Eagle reports 74-year-old Victor Voss got his ring back Monday. Voss says he was wearing the ring over his gloves on a cold day in 1966 because it was too large for......
18:39 2019-06-27

Average age of vehicles on U.S. roads hits 11.8 years The number of light vehicles in operation in the U.S., driven by quality gains and additional technology, hit a record 278 million, an increase of more than 5.9 million, or 2.2 percent, since 2018, IHS Markit said....
20:26 2019-06-27

Jordanian gets 15 years for trying to join Islamic State CINCINNATI (AP) — A Jordanian citizen who was living in Ohio has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to join the Islamic State group. U.S. District Judge Walter Rice also sentenced Laith Waleed Alebbini to 25 years of probation Thursday, but the 28-year-old Alebbini likely will be de...
16:39 2019-06-14

Greek Stocks Poised for Best Performance in 20 Years Greek stocks are headed for their best year in two decades amid investors’ optimism that a new government will be able to pare back austerity measures and revive the debt-laden economy....
13:39 2019-08-13

Woodstock iconic photo couple still together, 50 years later Nick and Bobbi are still together and still living near the farm at Bethel Woods, in New York’s Catskills mountains, where the festival was held in 1969, on Aug. 15-18....
17:13 2019-08-13

Cat found after nearly 3 years; Kansas owner ‘in shock’ GARDNER, Kan. (AP) — A cat named Meow has been reunited with her suburban Kansas City owners after she went missing nearly three years ago. The Kansas City Star reports that Meow escaped after Taylor Jezik moved to a new apartment complex in Gardner, Kansas. Jezik searched for Meow in her old neighb...
19:52 2019-06-27

FiDi is seeing its best midyear lease numbers in nearly 20 years FiDi landlords are celebrating the area’s biggest midyear office leasing total since 2000 — about 3.8 million square feet, according to new data from CBRE reported by the New York City Downtown Alliance. Among the highlights: Relocations to FiDi from uptown accounted for 23% of all second-quarter le...
18:26 2019-08-13

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
19:52 2019-05-21

Chick-fil-A's first new menu item in 3 years: Mac and cheese On the same day one of its rivals also launched a new item, Chick-fil-A on Monday introduced something new, but decidedly un-poultry -- macaroni and cheese....
23:00 2019-08-13

100 years on: the pictures that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photographs of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arrived at the remote west African island of Príncipe. He was there to witness and record one of the m...
22:26 2019-05-21

29 years ago today: Tucson’s hottest day on record Do you remember when it reached 117 degrees in Tucson? On June 26, 1990, Tucson’s daytime high peaked at 117 degrees, the hottest day on record at the Tucson International Airport. We came close to that record in 2017 when it hit 116 degrees in 2017. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at...
18:52 2019-06-27

Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram.        ...
19:13 2019-06-27

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his government....
00:39 2019-06-24

| The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role....
00:39 2019-08-15

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
17:39 2019-05-21

Florida man sentenced to 15 years for dismembering father A Boca Raton man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for dismembering his father's dead body, but was found not guilty of murder for the crime....
20:26 2019-06-22

UiPath: RPA and AI will be commoditized productivity tools within 5 years RPA and AI will become a commodity productivity tool within 5 years, the same way as you use Excel and PowerPoint, according to UiPath's Boris Krumrey.Read More...
21:52 2019-06-22

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he was imprisoned for a fatal shooting in Detroit in 1...
17:13 2019-05-22

Jony Ive: 8 hits and 8 misses from 20 years at Apple Sir Jony Ive is stepping down as head of Apple’s product design after more than 20 years. We look at the key hits and big misses of the world’s largest firm, from the company-revolutionising iMac G3 to the iPhone via the iPod Hi-Fi, the butterfly keyboard and the ill-conceived Magic Mouse 2 Continue...
15:26 2019-06-28

Centenarian sisters talk 100 years of sisterhood The secret to a long life, centenarian Amparo Perez once declared, is “no husband and no children.’ This week, a day before her 105th birthday on Friday, she explained why. “No aggravation,” she said. “It’s the most important thing, not to have aggravation.” Perez, a widow who never remarried, flash...
04:52 2019-06-16