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The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg will on Friday hear round two of the legal battle between on-and-off again Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo and the company. This time about whether he can in fact be r...

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Roger Federer loses in Round of 16 to Andrey Rublev at the Western & Southern Open Roger Federer, a seven-time tournament champion, was eliminated from the Western & Southern Open in straight sets by Russian qualifier Andrey Rublev.        ...
22:13 2019-08-16

The top 20 coastal glamping sites in the UK This exclusive extract from the Cool Camping: Coast guide book walks you through the UK's most beautiful glamping spots, all just a stone's throw from a beach...
22:13 2019-08-16

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary....
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U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
22:13 2019-08-16

Paige Murney: ‘There’s always someone trying to take your spot’ Paige Murney is GB’s number one, but knows Caroline Dubois and other rivals are rising to challenge her The post Paige Murney: ‘There’s always someone trying to take your spot’ appeared first on Boxing News....
22:39 2019-08-16

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would mute her support of the boycott, divestment and sa...
22:39 2019-08-16

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

US Man Insulted At Rally By Trump Because Of Weight Says "I Love The Guy" President Donald Trump called a man overweight who he thought was a protester at his rally in New Hampshire, only to learn later he had ridiculed a supporter....
23:00 2019-08-16

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leaked documents suggest....
23:00 2019-08-16

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
23:00 2019-08-16

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

Germany charges army staffer with spying for Iran A German-Afghan who worked for the German armed forces is suspected of providing Iran with sensitive documents. Iran is one of the top countries engaged in espionage against Germany....
23:00 2019-08-16

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jumped out of a plane 10,000 feet over Snohomish County on Thursday, strapped to an instructor with Skydive Snohomish. Their free-fall lasted about 30 seco...
23:00 2019-08-16

Lockdown at Carondelet clinic lifted after man detained for shooting threat TUCSON – Carondelet Medical Group facility was placed on lockdown after it received a threat Friday morning, according to Tucson Poice Department. TPD said a man reportedly called the family practice at 630 N. Alvernon Way near Fifth Street to voice his concerns about not being able to set up ...
23:00 2019-08-16

Ontario neighborhood rocked by gas explosion after drunk driver crashed into home A woman driving drunk lost control and drove into a house, igniting a massive gas explosion and fire that devastated a neighborhood in Ontario, Canada, authorities said....
23:00 2019-08-16

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment....
23:26 2019-08-16

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation by Big Brother Watch (BBW), which tracks the use o...
23:26 2019-08-16

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

U.S. Stocks Rise but Notch Modest Weekly Loss The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back from Wednesday’s 800-point selloff with two consecutive sessions of gains and a modest weekly loss. But investors’ lingering fears about a potential recession remain unresolved....
23:52 2019-08-16

Some Investors Are Betting the Flight to Bonds Is Overdone A hearty pack of skeptical investors sees bond markets as overly pessimistic and is making bets against debt securities that are overbought—just in case yields rise in the months ahead as the market reassesses the economy....
23:52 2019-08-16

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
23:52 2019-08-16

Natural-Gas Prices Drop on Cooler-Weather Forecasts Natural-gas prices slid on Friday, while capping their biggest weekly gain in more than a month, as weather forecasts pointed to cooler temperatures ahead....
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Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
23:52 2019-08-16

Robotic exosuit designed to boost endurance when walking and running Scientists have developed a revolutionary new lightweight exosuit that can boost walking and running. The high-tech suit, which potentially could be worn by first responders like firefighters and rescue workers navigating challenging terrain, weighs 11 pounds and is made of textile components that a...
23:52 2019-08-16

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

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.The prime minister, who has yet to leave the UK to ...
00:13 2019-08-17

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank on the condition she does not express certain pol...
00:13 2019-08-17

Packing Christmas cards knocked the pseudo-intellectual snob out of me | Marc Burrows A factory job taught me not to sneer at my Leicestershire village – and even made me proud of where I came fromI finished my A-levels in July of 1999, the summer of the eclipse, the Matrix and, legally, the start of my adult life. The one thing these things had in common was that none of them was vi...
00:13 2019-08-17

|Jooste:Steinhoff'sR850mclaim'vagueandembarrassing' Steinhoff's former Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste sees the retailer’s claim for more than R850m ($56m) against him as "vague and embarrassing", Bloomberg reports....
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|MoyoandOldMutualbackincourtaslegalbattleescalates Round two of the legal battle between Old Mutual and on-again-off-again CEO Peter Moyo will be heard in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg today as both sides refuse to back down from the feud....
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Tiger's charge fizzles in second 71 at BMW Tiger Woods was unable to keep a mid-round charge going Friday and will have to rally over the weekend at the BMW Championship in order to qualify for next week's Tour Championship....
00:13 2019-08-17

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
00:13 2019-08-17

How China, Brexit, and the US derailed global 5G wireless With old trade wars reigniting and new ones being invented, telecommunications is faced with an existential crisis. To survive, it must establish a global standard for a globe that no longer seems to want one....
00:39 2019-08-17

Aston Martin: uncertain fate awaits James Bond’s favourite carmaker With share prices at record low, luxury carmaker faces struggle to realise ambitious ‘second century plan’The Aston Martin Lagonda chief executive, Andy Palmer, clearly had his eye on his place in automotive history when he launched a grandiose “second century plan” for the carmaker in 2016. With se...
00:39 2019-08-17

Jeffrey Epstein Taught a Retail Legend a Hard Lesson: Be Careful Whom You Trust L Brands’ founder Leslie Wexner, who accused the disgraced financier of stealing vast sums of money, recalls his father’s warning about too much optimism....
00:39 2019-08-17

Oil rises alongside equities, but downbeat OPEC outlook caps gains Oil prices on Friday rebounded from a two-day drop, alongside equities as expectations of further stimulus by central banks helped to ease recession concerns....
00:39 2019-08-17

U.S. housing market mired in weakness; consumer sentiment ebbs U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units, but a jump in permits to a seven-month high offered hope for the struggling housing market....
00:39 2019-08-17

Rental firm walks away from Tesla order after quality dispute Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday....
00:39 2019-08-17

JD(U) MLA Sharfuddin Criticised For "Insulting" National Flag A photo allegedly of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA from Bihar's Sheohar, Sharfuddin went viral on the internet recently showing the legislator failing to saluting the tricolour during an Independence......
00:39 2019-08-17

Christian Co-Ed Schools Regarded "Highly Unsafe" For Girls' Future: Court The Madras High Court on Friday observed that there was a general feeling that coeducational study in Christian educational institutions was "highly unsafe" for the future of girl children and though......
00:39 2019-08-17

Gasquet sets up Cincinnati Masters semi-final with Goffin "Frenchman Richard Gasquet continued his comeback from groin surgery by defeating 11th seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(2) 3-6 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Friday."...
00:39 2019-08-17

He spoke for Maryland football players after a teammate’s death. His next field: Politics. Ellis McKennie is best known for his response to the death of his friend Jordan McNair. His desire to leave an impact guides his aspirations for the future....
00:39 2019-08-17

How an unknown 23-year-old from Pakistan became the talk of the esports world Siddique was a relative unknown when he came to Evo Japan this year, but now he's a two-time Tekken champ and a local celebrity in his home city of Lahore, Pakistan....
00:39 2019-08-17

Priest who starred in 'The Exorcist' accused of sexually abusing student in the 1980s Father Bill O’Malley, a Jesuit teacher and priest who starred in "The Exorcist," was accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old student in the 1980s.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay Elizabeth Smart's father, Ed Smart, came out as gay and announced his divorce in a since-deleted Facebook post.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

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

The mystery of mass shooting motives: What if we never learn why? As the U.S. grapples with a rash of mass shootings, families are left to wonder what prompted the violence. But many times there are no clear answers.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Wynwood Walls creator shares Miami’s best off-season spots Miami’s Wynwood Walls — which are celebrating their 10th birthday this year — wouldn’t be an Instagram hot spot with bona fide artistic chops without Jessica Goldman Srebnick. As CEO of Goldman Properties, which owns the outdoor art park and much of the trendy neighborhood, she commissions and curat...
01:00 2019-08-17

Police departments confront ‘epidemic’ in officer suicides The NYPD suicides have been a recurring nightmare for the nation’s largest police force and have driven a discussion about the psychological toll of police work, a profession in which discussing mental health was long seen as taboo....
01:00 2019-08-17

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injected a unique identifier into the HTML of every web...
01:00 2019-08-17

'Suits' made a not-so-subtle quip about Duchess Meghan's new life When asked how Duchess Meghan's character is doing on 'Suits,' her on-screen husband Patrick J. Adams gave a royally vague answer.        ...
01:26 2019-08-17

E-scooters zipping around Edmonton cause for excitement and concern Electric scooters have arrived in central parts of Edmonton, prompting excitement over a new mode of transportation but also concern over the many ways riders can be injured....
01:26 2019-08-17

Nintendo Is Apparently Giving New Switch Owners a Free Upgrade to Version 2 Is there anything worse than buying something only to see the company release a new and improved version just a few weeks later? Nintendo feels your pain, and if you purchased a Switch, the original version, after July 17, the company will let you swap it for the newer version, as long as you pay fo...
01:26 2019-08-17

Why Is Apple Flexing on High-end Camera Company Red Over Vague Patents? Apple isn’t afraid of beef, and the latest company on its bad side is Red Digital Cinema. The two companies are currently locked in a lawsuit over one of Red’s RAW codec patents, which Apple is trying to get invalidated. The big question, however, is why Apple is going through the trouble in the fir...
01:26 2019-08-17

That Man Who Went Viral Claiming He Took a Delta Flight Alone Duped Everyone Vincent Peone’s lucky flight story went viral earlier this week after he posted a video showing how he got his “own private jet” for an apparent trip from Aspen to Salt Lake City after Delta rescheduled his original flight.Read more......
01:26 2019-08-17

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they weren’t told that a couple of clicks in an app would c...
01:26 2019-08-17

Capital One Really Dragged Its Ass on the Anti-Hack Stuff: Report Ahead of a massive data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of more than 100 million people, a new report claims, Capital One may have failed to take measures to better detect potential hacks—which, from where now stand, seems like a pretty big misstep.Read more......
01:26 2019-08-17

Daily on Energy: Inslee: 'Hallucination' for Biden to think he can have filibuster and climate legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:26 2019-08-17

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A federal judge is now determining whether or not the cit...
01:52 2019-08-17

Here's How Much Notice Your Landlord Needs to Give You Before Showing Up If you know your landlord is scheduled to visit your rental, you probably at least think about tidying up. You make sure you don’t need to take a shower during their anticipated arrival window. You hide any contraband....
01:52 2019-08-17

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Others are perfectly content with their weekly Spotify Discover playlist. But if you need more ways to find music, here are some ideas, taken from Twitter users, my colleagues at Lifehacker’s pu...
01:52 2019-08-17

US Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Supertanker Grace 1 The US Justice Department unveiled a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel....
01:52 2019-08-17

Independents Are Losing Confidence in the Economy. That’s Bad News for President Trump Republicans and independents are losing faith in the economy at the steepest rates of Donald Trump’s presidency, signaling more trouble for his efforts to make economic growth a centerpiece of his re-election campaign. The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index fell in August to its s...
02:13 2019-08-17

Halo Infinite Creative Director Leaves Company Tim Longo, creative director for the upcoming Halo Infinite, left developer 343 Industries this week, Kotaku has learned. It’s part of a leadership shakeup that arrives late in the development of the next Halo game, which is scheduled for release in fall 2020....
02:13 2019-08-17

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Letting A DJ Voice Sub-Zero And, Bless Him, He's Trying Renowned Belgian DJ Dimitri Vegas did the music for Mortal Kombat 11’s launch trailer. Next week, developer NetherRealm Studios is releasing a Sub-Zero skin featuring Vegas’ likeness, which is great. It also features Vegas’ voice, and that’s not so great....
02:13 2019-08-17

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

Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said....
02:13 2019-08-17

U.S. has order to seize Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar based on new violations The United States revealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawfully access the U.S. financial system" and ship oil to Syria....
02:39 2019-08-17

Trump says he is having dinner Friday with Apple CEO Cook U.S. President Donald Trump said he was having dinner on Friday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook of Apple Inc, a company the president has criticized for not manufacturing more of its products in the United States....
03:00 2019-08-17

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regime in brutality....
03:26 2019-08-17

Offering Gas at 30 Cents Per Gallon, a Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Promotion Causes Traffic Chaos in Los Angeles A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices. Amazon partnered with nearly 30 businesses to roll back prices Thursday in honor of the show “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” set in the &#...
03:26 2019-08-17

How killer bees evolved into chiller bees in just one decade While killer bees terrorised the US, in Puerto Rico, an extraordinary accident of evolution has transformed them into a beacon of hope against the threat of insectogeddon...
03:26 2019-08-17

Taylor Swift's "Lover" Is Basically a Letter to Joe Alwyn: Relive Their Gorgeous Romance Only in our wildest dreams could we hope for a love story like Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn's. Early Friday morning, Swifties were gifted a rare glimpse into their relationship through......
03:26 2019-08-17

Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11' Harry Markopolos, the accounting investigator who accused General Electric of massive fraud on Thursday, is warning that the company could be in serious financial trouble -- and even go bankrupt -- if the economy turns south....
03:52 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Trump says he is having dinner Friday with Apple CEO Cook U.S. President Donald Trump said he was having dinner on Friday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook of Apple Inc, a company the president has criticized for not manufacturing more of its products in the United States....
03:52 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Court leaves PG&E with sole right to submit bankruptcy plan A federal judge on Friday allowed PG&E Corp to retain the sole rights to propose a plan to exit bankruptcy, as he rejected efforts by investors to put forward competing plans, according to court documents....
03:52 2019-08-17

PG&E to hold sole rights to bankruptcy exit plan - WSJ A judge overseeing PG&E Corp's bankruptcy case allowed the California utility to hold on to sole rights to its Chapter 11 exit plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
03:52 2019-08-17

MOVES-Tauber Oil snags ex-Chevron trader as VP of oil marketing Privately-owned Tauber Oil Co has snagged ex-Chevron Corp oil trader Robert Goldsworthy to help expand its Gulf Coast trading book, according to two people familiar with the matter....
03:52 2019-08-17

UPDATE 2-Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
03:52 2019-08-17

Follow live: Giants, Bears continue preseason action Eli Manning passed for an 8-yard touchdown on New York's opening drive, and after two fumbles, Daniel Jones threw a 15-yard strike in the second quarter....
03:52 2019-08-17

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

Diane Kruger posts rare photo of Norman Reedus with baby daughter Though they keep their child's identity out of the public eye, Diane Kruger posted an adorable pic of partner Norman Reedus carrying their baby girl.        ...
03:52 2019-08-17

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Strassner, 40, said he was handed the small, folded-u...
04:13 2019-08-17

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

De Blasio, Steve Bullock to participate in CNN town halls Mayor Bill de Blasio and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will each have a CNN town hall on Sunday, Aug. 25, in what could be their final hope to stay in the presidential race, the cable network announced Friday. De Blasio will get the 7 p.m. slot with anchor Ana Cabrera moderating, while Bullock’s town h...
04:13 2019-08-17

Apple sues Corellium for creating virtual copies of iOS Apple this week filed a lawsuit against Corellium, a company that offers users a virtual replica of the iOS user experience from within a web browser. While Corellium touts its service as something of a security tool to better enable researchers to unearth serious vulnerabilities, Apple claims that ...
04:13 2019-08-17

Denso scouting office space in Pittsburgh near AV hub, report says The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that auto supplier Denso has scouted property near the city's "Robotics Row," a cluster of technology and autonomous driving companies....
04:13 2019-08-17

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a systematic way. Digital abuse may be many things: ha...
04:39 2019-08-17

Houston Rockets GM asserts that James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey may have ruffled some feathers when he compared former MVP James Harden's and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan’s scoring ability....
04:39 2019-08-17

Swedish hockey players boycott training, tournament over pay The top female hockey players in Sweden refused to attend training camp Thursday or play in an upcoming international tournament in Finland, the latest such move by a women's national team to get better compensation....
04:39 2019-08-17

Sam Kerr focused on leading Red Stars to NWSL title Sam Kerr sat down on a metal bench after taking a few extra shots after practice. Chicago Red Stars coach Rory Dames poked fun at her competitive streak, and Kerr just laughed it off....
04:39 2019-08-17

Hideki Matsuyama smokes course record at Medinah in second round of BMW Championship With one birdie after another Hideki Matsuyama brought the No. 3 course at Medinah Country Club to its knees with a 63 in Round 2 of BMW Championship.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Naomi Osaka's knee injury brings uncertainty to US Open Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

NFL conditionally reinstates Patriots WR Josh Gordon The NFL has conditionally reinstated Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon. Commissioner Roger Goodell notified Gordon that on Sunday, Gordon can rejoin the team for meetings and conditioning and individual workouts       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Guard Westerman leaves Bengals in latest line setback Guard Christian Westerman has left the Bengals to ponder his future, another setback to an offensive line depleted by injuries and retirements       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Rivera decides to rest Newton, other star players vs. Bills The Panthers say quarterback Cam Newton, running back Christian McCaffrey and linebacker Luke Kuechly will not play Friday night against the Buffalo Bills.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday....
04:39 2019-08-17

New Zealand police charge 23-year-old man with murder of Australian tourist A 23-yeard-old man was charged late on Friday with the murder of an Australian tourist in New Zealand's coastal town of Raglan on the North Island, the police said....
04:39 2019-08-17

Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in Hong Kong, Canadians held in China U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the Hong Kong protests and the ongoing detention of two Canadians by the Chinese government, a statement from Trudeau's office said on Friday....
04:39 2019-08-17

Verdict for Salvadoran woman accused of killing stillborn expected next week The verdict in a retrial of a Salvadoran woman convicted of aggravated homicide after a stillbirth is expected on Monday, the woman's lawyer said on Friday, in a closely watched case that could overturn a 30-year prison sentence....
04:39 2019-08-17

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

Kyrie Irving already making presence felt as Nets leader The Nets won’t start training camp for about six weeks, and the regular season for another month after that. But they’re clearly trying to get a head start, gathering on their own to work out en masse. Much of the roster spent the past few weeks gathered almost 3,000 miles away from Brooklyn, buildi...
04:39 2019-08-17

YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online meet and greet sessions and other events that fans c......
05:00 2019-08-17

Blocks ends its modular smartwatch project after running out of money Blocks' years-long quest to build a modular smartwatch has come to an unfortunate end. The company has revealed (including through a private Kickstarter post) that it's liquidating assets after running out of cash. The company had been looking for......
05:00 2019-08-17

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

A popular immigration bill is bad news for US esports "What makes me nervous is the fact that it just sailed through the House." Genie Doi is an immigration lawyer with Electronic Sports and Gaming Law, an esports-specific law firm in Los Angeles. She's talking about S.386, or the Fairness for High-Ski......
05:00 2019-08-17

'Rocko's Modern Life' is a self-aware Netflix reboot with bite As far as boundary-pushing '90s Nickelodeon cartoons go, Rocko's Modern Life has aged the best. It punched way above the heads of the network's young audience when it aired, and it was far more grounded in real-world issues than the likes of Ren and......
05:00 2019-08-17

Daniel Jones shows Giants something new in uneven encore One of the characteristics Giants general manager Dave Gettleman lists as absolutely essential for any quarterback — especially one who makes a living in the New York market — is the ability to face and overcome adversity. “It’s more than just collecting data and looking at a guy’s physical talent,’...
05:00 2019-08-17

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to battery charges from 2018 arrests, ordered to treatment program: reports Heather Locklear has been ordered to enter a treatment program after pleading no contest to eight misdemeanors stemming from her 2018 arrests, according to multiple reports. ...
05:00 2019-08-17

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper to plead for peace in the region....
05:26 2019-08-17

Donald Trump body shames protester seconds before telling rally his campaign is 'built on love' Donald Trump insulted a protester who disrupted his rally by telling him he had a "serious weight problem," seconds before saying his campaign is "built on love"....
05:26 2019-08-17

Suggesting you might be gay or bisexual could help your career — but get ready to be called out over it "First come the gays, then the girls, then the industry," claimed Sex and the City's Samantha Jones in all her cynical PR wisdom. It's no secret that the pink pound can be a useful market to tap, and I'm all for appealing to a gay audience. There is a difference, however, between simply targeting th...
05:26 2019-08-17

Cyclist blames driver for crash while he was performing wheelie on London street A reckless cyclist blamed a driver for a crash after he tried to undertake him through a narrow gap between his car and a lorry while performing a wheelie....
05:26 2019-08-17

Man sought in connection to stabbing on southside TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is searching for a suspect that stabbed a man after a road rage incident on the south side. Officials say the incident occurred on 6th Avenue near 22nd street Friday. Two men were involved in a road rage incident when they both stopped and got out of their veh...
05:26 2019-08-17

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and was working to fix the problem. Airports tweeted ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Two injured in crash at northwest side intersection TUCSON – Two people were transported to the hospital after they were injured in a northwest side vehicle collision Friday afternoon. According to Northwest Fire District, the crash occurred at the intersection of Ina Road and Camino de la Tierra, closing an eastbound lane at Ina. The severity...
05:26 2019-08-17

Justin Thomas overcomes terrible warmup, ties course record with 65 at BMW Championship Justin Thomas was a lost soul during his BMW Championship warmup; then he shot a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 and shares the lead with Jason Kokrak.        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

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

AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000 a year AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker struggling with rising competition for Humira, its blockbuster therapy for the same condition....
05:26 2019-08-17

Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that Nike officials were making under-the-table payments to handlers and families of top college basketball prospects....
05:52 2019-08-17

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Jim Bridenstine became administrator of NASA 16 months ago, critics questioned his willingness to defend NASA's climate science portfolio and his abilit...
05:52 2019-08-17

Trump's tariff delay met with skepticism from businesses worried about uncertainty The Trump administration’s decision this week to postpone import taxes on some goods shipped from China was a reprieve for companies caught in the middle of President Trump’s prolonged trade war with Beijing....
06:13 2019-08-17

Woodstock 2019: Generations soak in the spirit on 50th anniversary of legendary festival A focal point for generational divide in 1969, the Woodstock site is now bringing folks of different ages together.        ...
06:13 2019-08-17

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

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

Frank Lampard ready to play Tammy Abraham for Chelsea after racial abuse • Abraham missed the decisive penalty in their Super Cup defeat • Lampard believes social media abuse needs to be dealt withFrank Lampard will not hesitate to play Tammy Abraham against Leicester after the Chelsea striker was the victim of online racial abuse.Abraham received several abusive posts o...
07:00 2019-08-17

Thousands of travelers delayed at U.S. airports by computer outage Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays on Friday because of an nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems that lasted several hours....
07:26 2019-08-17

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

Medical examiner says Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide Billionaire was found dead in jail following arrest over alleged abuse of hundreds of girlsJeffrey Epstein’s death in prison was a suicide, the medical examiner said on Friday.Epstein was arrested in July on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy charges relating to the alleged abuse of hundreds of ...
07:52 2019-08-17

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

Switch off the phone, turn on the radio and tune into Proust | Alex Clark In the age of the short attention-span, a 10-hour radio version of In Search of Lost Time is high-class therapyMight Marcel Proust, on finding that BBC Radio 4 is to broadcast a 10-hour adaptation of In Search of Lost Time across the August bank holiday weekend, stretch his dictum that “the real voy...
08:13 2019-08-17

Syfy blows up Krypton Despite myriad warnings from all those more thoughtful and cautious types who could see that the planet/series was hurtling for disaster—i.e., anyone who actually watched the dang thing, and saw its viewership numbers plunge beneath the sub-500,000 mark—the TV show Krypton met with an untimely fate ...
08:39 2019-08-17

Elvis Presley ain't nothing but a hound dog (and a superspy, apparently) in new animated series Here’s an odd one: Sony Pictures has teamed up with Priscilla Presley and John Eddie for Agent King, an adult animated comedy where Elvis is both Elvis and a superspy with a jetpack. We have no idea who asked for this, but there’s hope: Mike Arnold, a veteran of FX’s excellent Archer, will serve as ...
08:39 2019-08-17

Watch: Phillies' Bryce Harper rips walk-off grand slam vs. Cubs Bryce Harper obliterated an inside fastball for a gargantuan walk-off grand slam to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a dramatic comeback win against the Chicago Cubs in Philadelphia....
08:39 2019-08-17

Women's soccer players keep up fight for equal pay after talks break down The reigning women's World Cup champions said Thursday they will keep up the fight for equal pay after late-night mediation talks broke down with the U.S. Soccer Federation....
08:39 2019-08-17

|'SexandtheCity'starKristinDavisgivesemotionalspeechatUNHCRlunchinJohannesburg The Sandton Convention Centre was bustling with activity as dozens of women gathered for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Women to Women fundraiser held in aid of refugees around the globe....
09:00 2019-08-17

Detroit-Area Jalops: Join Us For The Woodward Dream Cruise Tomorrow Morning Lots of cars have been cruising metro Detroit’s Woodward Avenue all week, but on Saturday the Woodward Dream Cruise will turn the fabled Michigan M-1 into a genuine traffic jam of classic iron from all around the world. Erin Marquis and I are going to be there, and you should go, too. So let’s meet ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Guerrero, Grichuk power Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Mariners Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back home runs, Jacob Waguespack won his third straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Rosen gets start in Dolphins' 16-14 loss to Buccaneers Second-year quarterback Josh Rosen was a surprise starter and went 10 for 18 for 102 yards during the first half in the Miami Dolphins' 16-14 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday night       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

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

Mia Khalifa is among the world’s most-watched women. Yet the porn industry is keeping the profits. The adult film industry created an endless loop of content from popular stars, even as they are often shut out from a cut or struggling to outrun their former selves....
09:00 2019-08-17

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

Royals Escape a Mets Threat in the 9th Noah Syndergaard had pitched at least seven innings in five straight starts, but that streak ended as he allowed two runs on five hits through six innings....
09:26 2019-08-17

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

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
09:26 2019-08-17

Exclusive: U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers - sources The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, two sources familiar with the situation said....
09:26 2019-08-17

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
09:52 2019-08-17

Virginia NAACP sues over schools with Confederate names A Virginia chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit saying school names that commemorate Confederate leaders "champion a legacy of segregation and oppression."...
09:52 2019-08-17

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

During secret Venezuela talks, Maduro offered new elections. Is it a real breakthrough or a stall? Skepticism around the talks in Oslo remains high among opposition leaders and U.S. officials, some of whom say Maduro may be trying to prevent further international isolation....
09:52 2019-08-17

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of more than 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
09:52 2019-08-17

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region’s autonomy...
09:52 2019-08-17

Local Fox reporter Nancy Parker among 2 killed in plane crash Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city’s Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed. The pilot, identified by Fox 8 as Franklin J.P. Augustus, also died in the crash, which happened just after 3 p.m...
10:13 2019-08-17

Lawmakers urge the FCC to seek public input on T-Mobile / Sprint merger T-Mobile and Sprint found a powerful ally in FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who officially endorsed the merger after the DOJ's conditional approval in August. In fact, Pai asked the FCC's commissioners to vote in favor of the deal, and the two Republican mem......
10:13 2019-08-17

Fitness tips: how to treat muscle pain Applying heat and a little light resistance work will soothe your aching muscles• Fit in my 40s: I can’t sleep through a sports massageAn old-fashioned hot compress It’s easy to forget about simple home remedies. Applying heat to the area is an effective way to combat muscle pain. Whether this is a ...
10:39 2019-08-17

Four summer jam recipes | Kylee Newton Store up the sunshine for the leaner months in homemade jams of peach and lemon thyme, gooseberry and camomile, raspberry and cacao, or a strawberry and lemon marmaladeBefore you start on any of these jams, sterilise jars and lids. Wash them in hot, soapy water and rinse well. Drip-dry upside down, ...
10:39 2019-08-17

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richard Carranza a letter Tuesday asking for the Departm...
10:39 2019-08-17

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
11:00 2019-08-17

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

Murray to face Sandgren in Winston-Salem Open first round "Andy Murray will meet 72nd-ranked American Tennys Sandgren in the first round at the Winston-Salem Open as the British former world number one gives his surgically-repaired hip another test."...
12:39 2019-08-17

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

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

'In many ways, it was a miracle': looking back at Woodstock at 50 The influential, star-packed 1969 festival is remembered by those who organised, photographed and performed “Woodstock was a just few hours in my 60-plus-year-long career,” says Leo Lyons, the bassist for blues rock band Ten Years After, who performed on the final day of the festival in the summer o...
13:00 2019-08-17

U.S. House panel to cut recess short to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
13:00 2019-08-17

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.38B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: sources Taiwanese Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with star players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Friday announced that he sold his remaining 51 percent stake in the...
13:26 2019-08-17

Italy's fascist past reverberates in Rome Lovers of fascist architecture never disappeared from Italy's capital, where Mussolini sought to centralize powers. He continues to be revered in one of the Roman neighborhoods the dictator built, and elsewhere....
13:52 2019-08-17

Pirates Kidnap Eight Crew Members In Raid On German Ship Pirates have kidnapped eight crew members of a German-owned ship in a raid on the vessel off the coast of Cameroon, the Hamburg-based company that owns the ship said on Friday....
14:13 2019-08-17

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore the world and her ancestry....
14:39 2019-08-17

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac on the bench as Mezut Ozil misses Burnley clash with illness Sead Kolasinac was named on the Arsenal bench as Mesut Ozil missed out altogether through illness just over a week after the pair were withdrawn from the squad to face Newcastle over safety fears....
15:00 2019-08-17

Southampton vs Liverpool lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs Jurgen Klopp is expected to juggle his Liverpool squad against Southampton this afternoon following a draining Uefa Super Cup win over Chelsea in midweek....
15:00 2019-08-17

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka withdraws mid-match from Western & Southern Open with injury Early in the third set of a quarterfinal match Friday on Center Court, World No. 1 Naomi Osaka injured her left knee and could not continue        ...
15:52 2019-08-17

Naomi Osaka's knee injury lends uncertainty to US Open Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York        ...
15:52 2019-08-17

Louisville parts ways with men's coach Ecarma after 29 years Louisville to part ways longtime men's coach Rex Ecarma after 29 years following independent investigation        ...
15:52 2019-08-17

German Car Rental Firm Nextmove Cancels Tesla Order Over Quality Issues Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues....
15:52 2019-08-17

Tamal Ray’s recipe for pistachio biscotti | The Sweet Spot These pistachio and cherry biscotti are real keepers – they last a couple of months, if you can resist themThere are few things more welcoming than walking into a cafe and being greeted by the sight of a shining jar of biscotti. The dough for this recipe, flavoured with honey and orange-blossom wate...
15:52 2019-08-17

Thrice as nice: rice recipes from around the world | Yotam Ottolenghi Think you know rice? Try a Korean fusion starter of fritters, a vegetarian Cajun dirty rice and a southern US-style black rice and butternut squash mainYou’ve found the perfect water-to-rice ratio for making pilaf; your technique is faultless, your execution spot-on. But now you’re staring down at a...
15:52 2019-08-17

Treasury hits Standard Chartered with £10m sanctions fine The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputation....
16:13 2019-08-17

Jammu And Kashmir Government's 4-Point Blueprint For Long-Term Calm As the unprecedented security lockdown and communications blackout in Jammu and Kashmir is pared down, the government is zeroing-in on its long-term strategy to prevent any fallout from the massive......
16:13 2019-08-17

"Mistake Or Blunder?": Sharad Pawar Recalls Narayan Rane's Congress Move Nationalist Congress Party or NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said that he cannot tell whether former Shiv Sena leader Narayan Rane's move of joining the Congress in 2005 was a mistake or a blunder....
16:13 2019-08-17

Pebble Beach car week isn't for budget travelers. Prices get jacked for tickets, hotels, even gas Thousands of people descend on the normally quiet Monterey Peninsula coast for what has come to be known as "Pebble Beach car week," but it is not an event for those on a tight budget....
16:39 2019-08-17

Hong Kongers stage more anti-government protests, braving storms Thousands of Hong Kongers including many teachers took part in more anti-government rallies on Saturday, braving thunderstorms to march past shops shuttered due to growing concern that police could adopt tougher tactics to drive activists from the streets....
16:39 2019-08-17

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
17:26 2019-08-17

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newly-built Oi Hockey Stadium on Saturday....
17:26 2019-08-17

Barron, Jimenez on top in Champions event Doug Barron, playing in just his second PGA Tour Champions event, shot a 7-under-par 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open at Endicott, N.Y....
17:26 2019-08-17

Behind the scenes of J.J. Watt's Wisconsin homecoming Watt called going to Lambeau Field a "dream come true." It's his latest meaningful return to Wisconsin, where he grew up and faced pivotal moments in his career....
17:52 2019-08-17

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

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two seasons at Utah as a walk-on....
18:13 2019-08-17

WRC's Neuville dominates on TCR Germany circuit racing debut Hyundai's World Rally Championship title contender Thierry Neuville took a hat-trick of pole, fastest lap and victory on his circuit racing debut in TCR Germany at the Nurburgring...
18:39 2019-08-17

Vauxhall driver Jason Plato on top in Thruxton BTCC practice Double British Touring Car Championship champion and Vauxhall driver Jason Plato topped the free practice times as the series makes its second visit of the season to Thruxton...
18:39 2019-08-17

Charity ship says migrants' safety at risk; minors allowed to disembark A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy said on Saturday that it could not guarantee their security after the boat had spent more than two weeks waiting for a port to disembark in....
18:39 2019-08-17

Aurora borealis: 15 must-see spots for checking out the northern lights GoBankingRates.com guides skygazers to the best spots to watch the northern lights in Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Scotland and Scandinavia.       ...
18:39 2019-08-17

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, had been trying to make their way to Europe....
18:39 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
18:39 2019-08-17

Ukraine: Fire in Odessa hotel kills 8 A fire broke out at the Tokyo Star hotel in Odessa overnight, killing eight people. Ukrainian authorities have opened a criminal investigation into whether fire safety requirements were breached....
18:39 2019-08-17

Terrorism survivors: ‘I lived in fear that I would be killed’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism this coming Wednesday, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
19:00 2019-08-17

Trump weighs in as Portland awaits protests from far-right rally, far-left antifa forces Trump commented on the possible confrontation by tweeting that the city is "being watched very closely" and that he hopes the mayor will "do his job."        ...
19:00 2019-08-17

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

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

Official autopsy concludes Epstein's death was suicide by hanging New York City's chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was found six days ago in a Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
19:52 2019-08-17

Report: Huawei Could Get 90 More Days to Buy American Parts to Fill Pre-Blacklist Orders Though U.S. trade sanctions are still in effect, Huawei Technologies will have an additional 90 days to buy from American companies so it can wrap up work with existing customers, according to a Reuters report. Read more......
19:52 2019-08-17

Inside Joe Jonas' James Bond-Themed 30th Birthday Party With His Bond Girl Sophie Turner He's Jonas, Joe Jonas. The Jonas Brothers singer turned 30 on Thursday and celebrated with family and friends on Friday night at a James Bond-themed party at Cipriani Wall Street in......
20:13 2019-08-17

How Google has destroyed the lives of revenge porn victims I’m a lawyer who fights for victims of online harassment, sexual assault and blackmail. When I first started my Brooklyn firm five years ago, I was known as “the revenge-porn lawyer,” and indeed many of my clients were young women whose naked pictures had been posted on the Internet without their co...
20:13 2019-08-17

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported Saturday. A “temporary general license” will be extended for Huawei for 90 days, the news service reported, citing unnamed sources. The company was all...
20:13 2019-08-17

Trump Attacks Antifa Ahead of Right-Wing Rally in Portland It appears that Donald Trump is upset that law enforcement is rounding up his racist buddies ahead of a right-wing rally scheduled for Saturday in Portland, Oregon....
20:39 2019-08-17

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

Hey, Siri, how about some shortcuts to help save me some time. Siri says, 'Sure' Siri Shortcuts, now an iPhone and iPad app, will be built into the upcoming iOS 13 operating system. The feature can figure a tip and give directions.       ...
20:39 2019-08-17

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at some enemies and jumps. It is the only way to celebrate cats....
21:00 2019-08-17

Second NYC condo owner busted for dividing apartment illegally The Lower East Side condo owner who cut his apartment in half horizontally to rent bizarre pint-sized units to 11 desperate tenants wasn’t the only enterprising landlord in his building. The city Buildings Department issued 10 violations to Jing Ya Lin, the owner of unit 701 at 165 Henry Stree...
21:26 2019-08-17

Panthers’ Eric Reid on talk Jay-Z could be part owner of NFL team: 'Despicable' Panthers safety Eric Reid slammed Jay-Z over talk that the rap mogul could become part owner of an NFL team and for Roc Nation's league partnership.       ...
21:26 2019-08-17

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city....
21:26 2019-08-17

Second Ashes Test set for thrilling conclusion The second Ashes Test is poised for a thrilling conclusion after a memorable fourth day in which the fast bowlers of England and Australia illuminated Lord's....
22:00 2019-08-17

R.I.P. Richard Williams, Oscar-winning animator of Who Framed Roger Rabbit Richard Williams, a three-time Oscar-winning animator whose creations breathed groundbreaking life into 1988's Who Framed Roger Rabbit, has died. Williams—despite the widespread success of his high-profile Disney project—was largely resistant to the lures of the Hollywood system, spending much ...
22:00 2019-08-17

Thomas Haden Church and Sleater-Kinney headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
22:00 2019-08-17

Report: Wiggins loses sneakers, luggage in burglary A Los Angeles home belonging to Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins was robbed this month, but the burglar or burglars only made off with about $1,000 worth of shoes and luggage, according to TMZ....
22:00 2019-08-17

Match of the Day live stream, TV running order and presenters revealed: What time is MOTD on tonight? Champions Manchester City are first on Match of the Day after they played out a thrilling draw with Tottenham at Etihad Stadium which wasn't short on incident....
22:00 2019-08-17

Tottenham analysis: Strange Pochettino tactics justified by unlikely point at Man City Gabriel Jesus was denied a last-gasp winner by VAR as Tottenham snatched a remarkable 2-2 draw against champions Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium....
22:00 2019-08-17

Celta Vigo 1 Real Madrid 3: Gareth Bale helps Los Blancos to impressive opening win in La Liga Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid on their way to three points as Zinedine Zidane's side survived a Luka Modric red card to beat Celta Vigo 3-1 in their LaLiga opener at Balaidos on Saturday....
22:00 2019-08-17

Bill Walton lauded for color commentary during White Sox-Angels game: 'Broadcast baseball games forever' Former NBA star Bill Walton lit up the broadcast booth and social media Friday night while working as a guest analyst for the Chicago White Sox- Los Angeles Angels game in Anaheim....
22:26 2019-08-17

France vs Scotland live stream: how to watch today's rugby international online from anywhere The Rugby World Cup 2019 is getting close and so it's time for the international warm-up matches to start heating up. France vs Scotland will be the first in a double-header between the two nations that should give them a chance to show what they've got in stock for the world. You can live...
22:52 2019-08-17

iPhone 11R release date, price, news and leaks Apple is largely expected to release three new iPhone models this year, and among them we’re likely to see a successor to the iPhone XR, which for now we’re calling the iPhone 11R – though that might not be its launch name.We’ve got more on names below, but more important...
22:52 2019-08-17

Three's 100GB data bargains now include iPhone XR deals - don't miss out It's safe to say Three has been running the show recently when it comes to big data mobile phone deals. The network has taken dominance over the competition in recent months on a number of handsets and now it has dropped an absolute winner on one of our favourite handsets - the iPhone XR.Here&a...
22:52 2019-08-17

China state agency successfully launches rocket for commercial use: CCTV A Chinese government space agency successfully launched on Saturday its first rocket meant for commercial use, state television CCTV reported, as firms in the country compete to join a commercial satellite boom....
22:52 2019-08-17

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
22:52 2019-08-17

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bonds? Other Details Here Sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme, a government-run scheme, allows gold investments in non-physical form. The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) scheme comprises government securities denominated in gold......
22:52 2019-08-17

How fierce are '47 Meters Down: Uncaged' sharks? Summer's best movie villains, ranked The sharks of '47 Meters Down: Uncaged' enter our summer's villain rankings. Will Thanos continue to reign, or is it time for him to get out of the water?        ...
23:26 2019-08-17

Mets send Robert Gsellman to injured list The Mets’ pitching depth took a hit Saturday. The team announced reliever Robert Gsellman was headed to the 10-day injured list with a tight right triceps – and issue he has been dealing with recently – and Walter Lockett was being promoted from Triple-A Syracuse to replace him. There was a touch of...
23:26 2019-08-17

Yankees’ war with umpires rages on in tight win over Indians Another day, another Yankees win — and another dustup with the umpires. Aaron Boone, CC Sabathia and Brett Gardner were all tossed with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Indians on Saturday afternoon in a chaotic scene at the Stadium after Cameron Maybin was...
23:26 2019-08-17

Heather Locklear faces treatment stint after entering no contest plea Actress Heather Locklear will have to successfully complete a residential treatment program to stay out of jail after she plead no contest to eight misdemeanor counts stemming from two confrontations she had at her home...
23:52 2019-08-17

Weight Loss: This High-Protein Salad Is Ideal For Days You Are In No Mood To Cook High-Protein Diet: Leafy, nutty, or fruity, salads can be anything you want them to be.Heres why you should consider including this salad in your weight loss diet....
23:52 2019-08-17

Corbyn refuses to say if he would support alternative caretaker PM Jeremy Corbyn has refused to say if he would support another caretaker prime minister, adding that Labour should be invited to form a government if MPs make it clear they have no confidence in Boris Johnson's administration....
23:52 2019-08-17

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph bouncer....
00:13 2019-08-18

Megan Rapinoe: 'We're everything Trump loves – except that we're powerful women' Fresh from World Cup victory, the US football star on politics, pay and the power of calling out injusticeIt is two weeks since the US women’s football team shut down midtown Manhattan on their World Cup victory parade and Megan Rapinoe, the team’s co-captain and most visible member, is still trying...
00:13 2019-08-18

Norwich brush aside Newcastle thanks to Teemu Pukki hat-trick Teemu Pukki scored 29 league goals for Norwich in the Championship last season but he never got a hat-trick. He has one in the Premier League at the second time of asking, which not only suggests the Finn is cut out for top- flight football but that Norwich are a team with the possibility to prosper...
00:13 2019-08-18

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Australia’s decision to let Steve Smith resume his innings on the fourth day at Lord’s just 40 minutes after being felled by a sickening blow to the neck ...
00:13 2019-08-18

Dutee Chand, Others Slam Odia Film Poster, Complaint Filed Against Crew A complaint was on Saturday lodged at a police station in Bhubaneswar against an actor, producer and director of an Odia movie which released a poster allegedly depicting women in poor light, the......
00:13 2019-08-18

Nehru-Gandhi Family In Leadership Important For Congress: Salman Khurshid Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday said it is important for the Congress to have a prominent member of the Nehru-Gandhi family in the leadership of the party....
00:13 2019-08-18

PM Modi Replies To Man Who Thanked Him For Ayushman Bharat A 54-year-old man from Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh was overjoyed when his letter thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for launching Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme fetched reply....
00:13 2019-08-18

Eleven Lose Sight After Cataract Surgery At Indore Hospital Eleven people, who had cataract surgeries at a private hospital in Indore last week, have complained about losing their eyesight following the procedure....
00:13 2019-08-18

Deputies find girl alone in boat, father's body in lake The body of 36-year-old Texas man was found in Lake Granbury on Friday afternoon after authorities discovered his 3-year-old daughter alone in a boat that morning....
00:13 2019-08-18

Man steals 10 jars of tomato sauce from Queens store: cops A man broke into a Queens grocery store and ran off with 10 jars of tomato sauce, assaulting security on his way out, cops said Saturday. The thief snuck into the basement of a Food Universe grocery store on 75th Street near 31st Avenue in Jackson Heights at about 11:30 p.m. on July 20, cops......
01:13 2019-08-18

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

Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest Weeks of political unrest roiling the streets of Hong Kong reached across the globe to New York Saturday, with hundreds of demonstrators filling Lower Manhattan. As crowds of pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong for the 10th week in a row, and pro-government supporters held their own r...
01:13 2019-08-18

Jeremy Corbyn calls for crackdown on political donors 'corrupting democracy' Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a crackdown on the "influx of big money into politics" as he accused the Conservatives of being captured by donors who are "corrupting democracy"....
01:13 2019-08-18

Country star Drake White recovering in hospital after almost collapsing on stage: reports Country music singer Drake White is recovering in a Virginia hospital after collapsing on stage at a show Friday night, according to reports.        ...
01:39 2019-08-18

'May God ruin Trump', Tlaib's grandmother says Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States....
02:13 2019-08-18

Blast at wedding in Afghan capital wounds at least 20: hospital A bomb exploded at a wedding reception in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday night, wounding at least 20 people, officials and emergency services said....
02:13 2019-08-18

Your Magnificently Mad BMW M2 Wallpaper Is Here The M2 is the M3 of our generation. I know it’s confusing, but it is. The naturally-aspirated straight-6, the small footprint, the comfort it feels on the track... It’s all classic M3....
02:39 2019-08-18

What Car Do You Have A Vendetta Against? Between Autumn 1973 and Spring 1974, 63 Citroën Meharis were burned to the ground on Paris streets. Not much more is known about the incident, but we can assume that whoever was responsible for destroying the better part of 100 little French off-roaders had something serious against them....
02:39 2019-08-18

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

What is the G-spot, and where is it? Some women report experiencing intense sexual pleasure from the stimulation of an area in the vagina called the G-spot. Others may think they do not have one. Learn more about its location and current research here....
02:39 2019-08-18

Dramatic spaces: raising the curtain on Dominic Cooper’s bolthole The actor’s penthouse provides a welcome escape from the ‘chaos and madness’ of life on screenBringing your work home with you takes on a whole new meaning in Dominic Cooper’s Victorian terraced property in north London. One bedroom is furnished entirely with pieces from the New York hotel room set ...
02:39 2019-08-18

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

7 Killed As Ferry Catches Fire In Indonesia Seven people, including two children, were killed and four others missing after a ferry carrying dozens of passengers caught fire off Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Saturday, police said....
03:00 2019-08-18

They butchered Richard Williams' The Thief And The Cobbler, but its surreal beauty survives online Earlier today we wrote about the death of Richard Williams, the Oscar-winning animator behind Disney’s Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Among Williams’ many accolades (including several Academy Awards and BAFTAs) there’s one that’s far more sour, though: The Guinness record for the longest film production e...
03:26 2019-08-18

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

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

Zomato Founder Responds to Restaurant Protests Over Discounting Practices Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal, and Dineout CEO Ankit Mehrotra have responded to the Logout movement by the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI)....
03:52 2019-08-18

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

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

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

Video: Justin Thomas eagles 16 as he shoots 61 at BMW Championship Justin Thomas holes out from 180 yards for eagle on the par-4 No. 16 and finishes with a course-record 61 and six-shot lead at BMW Championship.       ...
04:39 2019-08-18

Backup QBs lead Browns past Colts 21-18 as Hunt returns Garrett Gilbert threw two touchdown passes in the first half and David Blough added another TD pass in the second half Saturday, leading the Cleveland Browns past Indianapolis 21-18       ...
04:39 2019-08-18

Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3 Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3.       ...
04:39 2019-08-18

Twins' Duffey awarded victory day later Minnesota Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey was awarded a win a day after pitching in a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers       ...
04:39 2019-08-18

Antonio Brown moves closer to return to practice for Raiders Antonio Brown made it through a walkthrough practice for the Oakland Raiders with no issues with his frost-bitten feet and is expected to be a full participant in practice soon for the first time this summer       ...
04:39 2019-08-18

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

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using US-origin technology) from doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Because Huawei still has customers to support in the smartphone and cellular in...
05:00 2019-08-18

NYC public schools caught tossing books, unused supplies Upper West Side parents are being asked to pony up nearly $100 for classroom supplies like glue sticks, Crayons and washable markers — staples they could find by looking in the trash outside their kids’ schools. Dunces at PS 166 threw away the very items they now want parents to buy, some of them ne...
05:26 2019-08-18

| Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting....
05:26 2019-08-18

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it....
05:26 2019-08-18

Drako's GTE electric supercar will be a four-motor, 1,200HP monster The new Tesla Roadster won't be the only wildly overpowered electric supercar arriving in the near future. Drako Motors (a startup created by Barracuda Networks co-founder Dean Drako) has unveiled the GTE, an electric sedan that's built to take on t......
05:52 2019-08-18

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects internet......
05:52 2019-08-18

Xi's Toughest Year As China Preps 70th Birthday Celebration, Say Analysts It was meant to be an unabashed celebration of the triumph of Communism in China, and of President Xi Jinping's authority as the country's undisputed leader for years to come....
07:26 2019-08-18

Multiple dead after suicide bomber rips through crowded Afghan wedding hall An explosion detonated by a suicide bomber ripped through a crowded wedding hall in western Kabul on Saturday night, with witnesses reporting multiple casualties....
07:52 2019-08-18

The quick and easy road to a ‘wellness face’ | Funmi Fetto How to look as if your healthy living regime is tip-top. Plus, tiny scents and a one-minute maskI call this AW19 Stella McCartney look, “wellness face”. It says: “I mainline liquid collagen, live at Soul Cycle and my middle name is Clean. Recognise yourself? Well all power to you as you gloat, sorry...
08:39 2019-08-18

Why Bayeux chic will be the next big fashion trend Designers are delving into history to create trousers, coats, knits, bags and even hoodies with a tapestry twistFashion is no stranger to a historical reference – from 1970s flares à la Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to 19th-century pie-crust collars the likes of which have had people swooning over a...
08:39 2019-08-18

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international sensation when researchers reported that the remains belonged to an adolescent dwarf and that excavations of the ancient town revealed architecture th...
09:26 2019-08-18

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

Svetlana Kuznetsova denies Ashleigh Barty number one ranking Kuznetsova upset Barty in Cincinnati semi-finalRussian will face Madison Keys in finalNaomi Osaka remains world number oneSvetlana Kuznetsova upset top seed Ashleigh Barty 6-2 6-4 to reach the Western and Southern Open final in Cincinnati. Defeat denied Barty a return to the top of the WTA Rankings ...
09:26 2019-08-18

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation regarding the acquittal of all the accused in the......
09:52 2019-08-18

Nehru's "Forward Policy" On China "Became Backward", Says Ladakh BJP MP BJP MP from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal said the region did not get importance in defence policies when the Congress was in the centre, and that was why "China captured its area up to the Demchok......
09:52 2019-08-18

Ladakh Leaders Urge Centre For Tribal-Area Status To Protect Land, Identity Prominent leaders of Ladakh have made an appeal to the Centre to declare the region a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, saying the biggest concern for its people is to protect......
09:52 2019-08-18

Heavy Rain Across North India, Several Stranded In Himachal: Live Updates Heavy rain hit several parts of north India on Saturday, including Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. In Punjab, an alert has been sounded in......
09:52 2019-08-18

Heavy Rain In Rajasthan Leads To Flood-Like Situation In Many Areas Heavy rain hit parts of Rajasthan on Saturday, leading to floods in several places. Several rivers and dams are overflowing and the district authorities are on high alert. Eleven districts in the......
09:52 2019-08-18

UP Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping, Killing Teen Daughter A man who allegedly sexually assaulted his 19-year-old daughter for two years and later killed her was arrested in Gorakhpur, police said on Saturday....
09:52 2019-08-18

Chandrayaan-2 To Land On Lunar South Polar Region On September 7: ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday said that India's indigenous moon mission Chandrayaan-2 is set to land on the lunar south polar region on September 7....
09:52 2019-08-18

Save £140 on Now TV Sky Sports pass for ten months of access We're into week two of the new Premier League season, but that doesn't mean it's too late to take advantage of this incredible Now TV Sky Sports pass deal. There's no reason you couldn't get live streaming Premier League football straight away.This special ten-month pass wou...
10:39 2019-08-18

Galaxy Note 10 is finally out; here’s all you need to know Now that the wait is over, and Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note10 on the 8th of August during the Unpacked event, it’s time to highlight what makes it the most powerful phone in the market and what offers you could get. For the very first time in the history...
10:39 2019-08-18

India reimposes movement curbs on parts of Kashmir's main city after clashes Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
10:39 2019-08-18

Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era Oregon city sees sporadic violence and a dozen arrests as Donald Trump and Proud Boys chairman denounce anti-fascistsPortland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Plunging peso, grinding poverty: Argentina hears echoes of 2001 crisis Fiery ex-president Cristina Kirchner is making a comeback as the number two on a resurgent centre-left ticketFather Guillermo Torre, known as Willy to his parishioners, has been through this before. “I arrived here 20 years ago in 1999, right before the economic collapse of 2001,” he said.“Here” is ...
11:52 2019-08-18

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

Peter Fonda obituary Film actor best remembered as an emblematic hippy rebel in Easy Rider and a dignified beekeeper in Ulee’s GoldThe reputation of Peter Fonda as an actor could never match that of his father, Henry, or his older sister, Jane. Even taken on its own terms, his career was alarmingly erratic. Its peak was...
11:52 2019-08-18

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

Toyota driver Hamlin comes from two laps down for Bristol NASCAR win Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin recovered from being two laps down to beat Leavine Family Racing's Matt DiBenedetto in the NASCAR Cup race at Bristol....
12:13 2019-08-18

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

"Everyone Ran Crying": 63 Killed In Suicide Bombing At Afghan Wedding A suicide bomber killed more than 60 people and wounded scores, including women and children, as they celebrated a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul......
12:39 2019-08-18

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is made up of models, artists, filmmakers, gallerists, authors and fashion designers, meets every Tuesday evening at a court in Tribeca, to play full-cou...
12:39 2019-08-18

|Whythedebtreliefbillwillseeloansharkscirclingconsumers Although the debt relief bill aims to throw a lifeline to indebted consumers, it could see 'mashonisas' or loan sharks - who typically charge between 30-50% interest on loans - thrive in the lending environment....
13:00 2019-08-18

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money move abroad, and individuals say they have either swapped money into other currencies or are considering doing so....
14:00 2019-08-18

Food, fuel and drug shortage warning only 'worst case' Brexit, says Gove A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday Times....
14:00 2019-08-18

Kim Jong Un Expresses ‘Great Satisfaction’ Over Multiple North Korean Weapons Tests SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agenc...
14:26 2019-08-18

Wilfried Zaha makes first Crystal Palace start since submitting transfer request Wilfried Zaha makes his first start for Crystal Palace since attempting to force a move away from the club in the final hours of the transfer window....
14:26 2019-08-18

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prompted severe warnin...
14:52 2019-08-18

New evidence emerges of Russian role in Ukraine conflict Research group Forensic Architecture collected images to use in ECHR caseNewly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conflict in Ukraine will be used to bolster legal claims against the Russian state by Ukrainian volunteer fighters.Forensic Architecture, a London-based re...
14:52 2019-08-18

Martin Rees: ‘Climate change is a doddle compared with terraforming Mars’ The astronomer royal and risk specialist on cyber-attacks, pandemics, Brexit and life on MarsMartin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has been the astronomer royal since 1995. He is also a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Cambridge. His most recent book, On the ...
14:52 2019-08-18

Brexit party MEPs’ links to alt-right media agenda exposed Nigel Farage and his MEPs have appeared on shows hosting conspiracy theorists and Holocaust deniersBrexit party politicians appeared on programmes that have hosted conspiracy theorists and promoted the views of prominent figures on the hard right, an analysis has found.Nigel Farage’s party, which wo...
14:52 2019-08-18

Frozen in time: Maya Angelou cooks for Toni Morrison, September 1994 To honour the author’s Nobel prize for literature, Angelou hosts a feast for 150 in her Winston-Salem homeMaya Angelou stands in the kitchen of her birdcage-lined home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, preparing a feast for a crowd of 150. It is September 1994. She is 66. She stews crowder peas and ...
14:52 2019-08-18

Navarrete, Magdaleno face different futures Is Emanuel Navarrete the best 122-pounder? He'll be back in less than a month, so whom should he fight? Can Jessie Magdaleno get a title shot sooner than later? Steve Kim has answers....
15:13 2019-08-18

I put myself through hell as an IPCC convening lead author, but it was worth it Enlarge / A view of the building of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), hosting the 50th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on August 8, 2019 in Geneva. (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) In my day job, I am a scientist at the University of Aberdeen i...
15:13 2019-08-18

Daniel Cormier Didn't Listen To His Corner, And It Cost Him His Title By all accounts that matter—meaning the fight’s scorecards—Daniel Cormier had been better than his opponent, Stipe Miocic, through three rounds in the main event of UFC 241. Entering the fourth of the UFC heavyweight title bout, each judge had things scored at 2-1 in Cormier’s favor....
15:39 2019-08-18

Philadelphia DA says he negotiated 'bulls---' deal to police shooting suspect to get him to surrender The suspect accused of shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff in Philadelphia last week was given a phony deal by the city's district attorney — who said it was "bulls---" from the start....
15:39 2019-08-18

Chrissy Teigen Shows Off Her Insanely Swollen Lips After Getting a Crazy Reaction Today's social media update from Chrissy Teigen: "It's so big it's shiny and hard like glass." No, the supermodel isn't talking about her newest eyewear collab......
15:39 2019-08-18

Little League World Series player shows how low a batter can go It may be the weirdest batting stance in baseball history. A hitter on the team from Venezuela participating in this year’s Little League World Series in Pennsylvania may have crouched lower in the batter’s box than any player ever has....
16:00 2019-08-18

Liberty coach Hugh Freeze sidelined by life-threatening staph infection Liberty University head football coach Hugh Freeze was recovering from surgery this weekend after a life-threatening staph infection entered his bloodstream, according to a report. ...
16:00 2019-08-18

It's Augenstein, Ogletree in US Amateur final John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree advanced to the U.S. Amateur final at Pinehurst No. 2. Augenstein beat William Holcomb V 3 and 2, and Ogletree topped teenager and fellow Mississippian Cohen Trolio 3 and 1        ...
16:26 2019-08-18

Here's how I kicked my post-college kid out of the house — and you can, too Instill financial responsibility in your young adult children by requiring them to move out and handle their bills on their own as soon as possible after college graduation. I kicked my kid out of my house — and you can, too....
16:26 2019-08-18

Sunday's Best Deals: Fire TVs, Instant Pot Max, AmazonBasics Batteries, and More Get a free Echo Dot when you buy a Fire TV, Instant Pot Max, and a 20-pack of AmazonBasics AA Batteries lead of Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
16:52 2019-08-18

Spain invites stranded migrants to disembark in Algeciras Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has told the port of Algeciras to welcome migrants from a charity rescue boat. But a spokesperson for the Open Arms vessel declined the offer, citing an emergency situation on board....
16:52 2019-08-18

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

Workers at Trump speech told they had to use time off or receive no pay if they didn’t attend Union workers at a petrochemical plant that President Trump visited in Pennsylvania were told they had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day if they did not attend his remarks....
16:52 2019-08-18

Sheffield United 1 Crystal Palace 0: John Lundstrum hits winner as Blades down dismal Palace John Lundstrum scored the only goal of the game as Crystal Palace paid the price for a dismal performance against Premier League newcomers Sheffield United at Bramall Lane....
17:13 2019-08-18

18 People Missing As Flood Washes Away 20 Houses In Uttarakhand Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand Flood: At least 18 people are missing after a flood in the Tons River washed away around 20 houses in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district on Sunday....
17:13 2019-08-18

Salvini wants to lead Italy. He may be about to get the chance | Maurizio Molinari A dangerous new phase in Italy’s populist drama is beginning, with the nationalist League set on devouring its coalition partnerWe are witnessing the beginning of act two in the drama of Italian populism, and it is a showdown between the protagonists who made phase one happen. Since the election of ...
17:39 2019-08-18

The US team’s dispute over pay is a fight for women all over the world | Suzanne Wrack The US Women’s National Team remains embroiled in a bitter row with US Soccer. The final outcome will affect every womanWhen discussing the breakdown in pay and compensation talks between US Soccer and the US Women’s National Team, the presenter on ABC’s Good Morning America said to Megan Rapinoe an...
17:39 2019-08-18

UN experts discover British-made bomb parts in Yemen Guidance unit for ‘high explosive bomb’ found at site in Yemen capitalA United Nations panel of experts has uncovered fragments of British-made laser guidance missile systems at an air raid site in Yemen in a strike that it concluded breached international humanitarian law.The attacks took place in ...
17:39 2019-08-18

Suppliers' party may be ending Forecasters warn a combination of rising costs, falling vehicle sales and uncertainty over future technologies may end a decade of growth in the auto parts industry....
18:00 2019-08-18

Third win of the BTCC season for Honda driver Josh Cook at Thruxton Josh Cook bagged his third win of the British Touring Car Championship season in the second race at Thruxton as polesitter Sam Tordoff fell to 10th with a radiator issue...
18:00 2019-08-18

Sick of the heat? Here's where you can find a cool family vacation in summer It's the middle of summer, and you're probably indoors right now, a refugee from the unbearable heat. Maybe you're imagining a cool family vacation.       ...
18:52 2019-08-18

Nonprofit changing lives with service dogs for veterans and first responders The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation provides dogs free of charge to help first responders and veterans suffering from PTSD — changing lives for those who serve. At least a third of the dogs are rescues, trained to help their owners in large crowds or to “interrupt” when they notice signs of emotion...
19:13 2019-08-18

White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States....
19:13 2019-08-18

U.S. whiskey exporters struggle after year of EU tariffs When Europe's tariffs on U.S. whiskey hit in June 2018, craft distillery Mountain Laurel Spirits LLC lost 10% of its sales overnight as its European distributor simply stopped buying its award-winning Dad's Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey....
19:13 2019-08-18

Celtic seal deal for promising Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Afolabi Forward joins on three-year deal after leaving SouthamptonAfolabi in attendance for League Cup win over DunfermlineCeltic have successfully deflected interest from clubs from England to secure the highly regarded Republic of Ireland junior international Jonathan Afolabi, with the striker putting pen...
19:13 2019-08-18

Novartis exec sold shares before drug data manipulation made public An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated....
19:39 2019-08-18

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

Body-Cam Footage Shows 19-Year-Old De’Von Bailey Running Away as He Was Shot by Police; Autopsy Rules Death a Homicide Once again, something that started so innocuously, with the words, “Hey guys” spoken by a police officer has left bullets in the back of a dead black teen....
20:00 2019-08-18

Yemen's war cut a father's route to work, now his toddler starves Before Yemen's war broke out four years ago Ali Muhammad used to cross the border into Saudi Arabia to work, joining thousands of other Yemenis from his poor, mountainous region....
20:52 2019-08-18

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
20:52 2019-08-18

8 of Burger King's most surprising whoppers Burger King's Whopper is one of the chain's most iconic menu items. Over the years, a number of unusual Whoppers have popped up on Burger King's menu. From the bright red buns of the "Angriest Whopper" to the hefty "Whopperito," here are eight of Burger King's most surprising Whoppers. Visit INSID...
21:39 2019-08-18

Houses are the new Instagram influencers — so it's a shame most millennials in the US will likely be renters for years Artazum/Shutterstock There's a new kind of influencer in town — the home-décor influencer, who has turned their house into a money machine, reported Ronda Kaysen for The New York Times. By creating an Instagram feed that serves as a curated home photo tour, these influencers have built...
21:39 2019-08-18

JAY-Z is buying an NFL team, but we don't know which one As reported by TMZ, JAY-Z is going to buy a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team at some point in the “near future,” with an unnamed source saying that he wants to “continue to be a change agent for the NFL.” TMZ’s source also says that JAY-Z won’t be able to manage players as an owner, s...
21:39 2019-08-18

How to spot a ‘white rainbow’ White rainbows, aka fog bows, are similar to colorful rainbows except for one minor thing that makes a big impact on its appearance.       ...
21:39 2019-08-18

Danish Prime Minister brands idea of US buying Greenland 'absurd' after claims Trump wanted to buy territory The Danish Prime Minister said the idea of selling Greenland to the US is "absurd" after Donald Trump reportedly talked to aides about buying the territory....
22:00 2019-08-18

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

Every Flavor Of Game Fuel Reviewed And Then Mixed Together A few weeks ago I bought a can of Mountain Dew Amp Game Fuel and reviewed it. I hated it. It sucked. Evidently, this angered some people on the internet. I guess some folks really love Game Fuel? Between comments calling me names and people yelling at me for not liking an energy drink, some helpful ...
23:13 2019-08-18

Best phones under Rs 12,000 in India for August 2019 Thanks to the ever-increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment in India, Indian smartphone buyers have never had it this good, especially in the sub-Rs 15,000 segment. There are options from several companies if you’re looking for a good smartphone under Rs 15,000, but options und...
23:13 2019-08-18

Surface Book 3: what we want to see The Surface Book 3 has a tough act to follow. When the original Surface Book hit the market, it was exceedingly successful. Yet, as incredible as it was, we actually didn’t expect the sequel, the Surface Book 2, to improve on everything the original did, resulting in a device that makes the M...
23:13 2019-08-18

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how League of Legends fills out arenas all over the world, but a well-crafted solo experience has the u...
23:13 2019-08-18

China VPN use may finally be getting easier China may finally be softening its stance on VPN services, reports have claimed.The city of Beijing has unveiled its plans to allow overseas firms to invest in VPN services within a trial zone by the end of the year as part of China's ongoing efforts to attract foreign investment.Foreign invest...
23:13 2019-08-18

Just putting it out there: I still buy MP3s In this column, “Just putting this out there…,” we write about the odd ways we engage with tech and the unpopular opinions we form about it. One of my biggest sources of inner turmoil is how I consume music: I still buy MP3s. This is often met with shock, horror, or hushed murmurings of “good for yo...
23:13 2019-08-18

We’re now polluting the moon with near indestructible little creatures An Israeli spacecraft called Beresheet almost made it to the moon in April. It took a selfie with the lunar surface in the background, but then lost contact with Earth and presumably crashed onto the lunar surface. Now it’s been revealed that the mission was carrying a cargo of dehydrated microscopi...
23:13 2019-08-18

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless You may have heard of the latest approach to authentication in businesses: inserting microchips into their employees.  While this approach has worked wonders in the pet community, helping returning lost furry friends to their owners, the use of microchips in a business environment is not only dehuma...
23:13 2019-08-18

Portland alt-right rally ends without major incident after Trump's tweet What some billed as a possible major confrontation between right-wing activists and those opposing them in Portland, Ore.. that caught the attention of President Donald Trump ended with no major skirmishes....
23:13 2019-08-18

Watch Cardi B's Daughter Kulture Give Mom the Side-Eye in Hilarious Video Cardi B and husband Offset's daughter is such a mood, okurrrr? The 26-year-old rap star posted on her Instagram page on Saturday an adorable, hilarious video of 13-month-old Kulture......
23:13 2019-08-18

What's The Weirdest Problem Your Car Has Had? I’m diagnosing something strange on my Lexus LS 400. Sometimes, when I’m on the highway, a check engine light pops on. It’s accompanied by the traction control off light. I cannot figure out what’s going on....
23:39 2019-08-18

The Average Challenger Buyer Is 51 Years Old, Somehow Younger Than Mustang And Camaro Buyers While some people may assume that a large percentage of muscle car buyers are Detroit-area retirees, Challenger brand manager Kevin Hellman is here to prove them wrong: in an interview with Muscle Cars & Trucks, he said that the median Challenger buyer is just 51....
23:39 2019-08-18

James Bond's Gadget-Filled Aston Martin DB5 Sold For $6.4 Million James Bond’s Aston Martin in Goldfinger was arguably the most important movie car of all time. While cars like the Mustang Bullitt and the DeLorean owe their fame to big-time film appearances, Aston Martin’s entire brand is defined by the company’s connection to James Bond. So when one of the four ...
23:39 2019-08-18

The guitar that Duane Allman played on classic 'Layla' sells for $1.25 million An anonymous collector has snapped up the guitar that Duane Allman played on 'Layla,' the Derek and the Dominoes hit written by Eric Clapton.        ...
23:39 2019-08-18

Mickelson late to the course after lightning hits hotel Mickelson evacuated when lightning hits hotel, the start of a wild Sunday before he got to the course for BMW Championship        ...
00:00 2019-08-19

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

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

Princess Diana Wanted To Help AIDS Patients In Kolkata, Reveals New Book Princess Diana in 1997 had expressed her desire to accommodate a small number of AIDS patients in Kolkata after Mother Teresa talked about it, reveals a new book on LM Singhvi, India's longest-serving......
00:00 2019-08-19

Over 190 Primary Schools In Srinagar To Re-Open Today: Official The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said that over 190 primary schools will re-open on Monday in Srinagar, besides restoring "full functionality" of government offices across Kashmir......
00:00 2019-08-19

Parts Of Air Force Aircraft Recovered 51 Years After It Went Missing A joint team of Dogra Scouts and Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday recovered parts of AN-12 BL-534 Aircraft that had gone missing over Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh about 51 years ago....
00:00 2019-08-19

Lucknow Administration Denies Magsaysay Awardee's House Arrest Charges Ramon Magsaysay Award winner social activist Sandeep Pandey on Sunday claimed that he was put under house arrest on three occasions in the past week to prevent him from expressing views on national......
00:00 2019-08-19

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

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with requests for ink that includes symbols of outrage, in...
00:26 2019-08-19

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
00:26 2019-08-19

DNA evidence helps cops crack 1983 Florida rape case Florida authorities used DNA evidence to find the man they say raped a woman more than three decades ago. Timothy Norris, 60, was identified in connection with the break-in rape 36 years ago at a home in Coral Springs, police said Friday. The victim awoke in the early hours of Aug. 22, 1983, to find...
00:26 2019-08-19

Kudlow confirms Trump wants to buy Greenland WASHINGTON — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow didn’t pour any cold water Sunday on President Trump’s flirtation with buying Greenland. “I don’t want to predict an outcome, I’m just saying the president, who knows a thing or two about buying real estate, wants to take a look at a Green...
00:26 2019-08-19

Brawl breaks out on delayed Delta flight at JFK airport It was a flight or fight response. A “nightmare” JFK flight to Miami was delayed for so long that cops had to be summoned after fights broke out between frustrated — and exhausted — passengers. Delta Flight 2385 sat on the tarmac for nearly 8 hours at the Queens airport on Thursday, with...
00:26 2019-08-19

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

'Hundreds of lives saved' by new digital sepsis alerts Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, the NHS has said....
00:52 2019-08-19

Mets’ Pete Alonso breaks NL rookie home run record in huge win KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Michael Conforto’s slump on this road trip had only been compounded by the Mets sending their best hitter to the injured list and watching another key component spend the last two days on the bench hobbled with a calf injury. That meant no Jeff McNeil, a limited J.D. Davis and Con...
00:52 2019-08-19

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

$20 million Porsche flops in auction snafu There were no more bids after $17 million. Since $17 million was below the reserve price -- or minimum required by the seller -- RM Sotheby's pulled the lot....
01:13 2019-08-19

Madison Keys rallies late to take 1st Cincinnati title Madison Keys rallies late in both sets, beats Svetlana Kuznetsova for 1st Cincinnati championship, sending her into US Open on a surprising upswing        ...
01:13 2019-08-19

Costly Tariff Spat Masks Deeper Trade Problems In waging a trade war on multiple fronts, President Trump appears to be turning the clock back to a bygone era, when high barriers to trade were a daily fact of economic life....
01:13 2019-08-19

Woman becomes first female Marine to pilot F-35B fighter jet (NBC News) — A woman who attributes her success to “showing up prepared and working diligently” has become the first female Marine to pilot a F-35B fighter jet. U.S. Marine Capt. Anneliese Satz, 29, of Boise, Idaho, completed the F-35B Basic Course on June 27, the Marine Corp annou...
01:39 2019-08-19

Majority Of Opinions Worked Against Jaspal Rana: Bhaichung Bhutia Bhaichung Bhutia was part of the 12-member committee that conducted meetings over two days in New Delhi to recommend names for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards and......
01:39 2019-08-19

General election will provide a 'once-in-a-generation chance' for political change, Corbyn says A general election triggered by Brexit will provide a "once-in-a-generation chance" for a change of direction in politics, Jeremy Corbyn is set to say on Monday....
02:00 2019-08-19

Lucas Dobson: Missing boy 'unlikely to be found alive' says police officer leading search A six-year-old boy who has been missing since Saturday after falling into a river is "unlikely" to be found alive, the police officer leading the search has said....
02:00 2019-08-19

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored by a report that finds it is the world’s third biggest exporter and fifth biggest miner of fossil-re...
02:00 2019-08-19

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native animal species, according to new research analysing t...
02:00 2019-08-19

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

South Dakota woman who went into labor with triplets thought pain was from kidney stones A South Dakota mother was shocked to find the painful kidney stones she had been experiencing was actually her going into labor — and the surprise birth of triplets....
02:26 2019-08-19

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges in alleged Las Vegas assault case, lawyer says Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face assault charges for shoving a security guard at a Las Vegas music festival in May, per ESPN.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten on return: 'The jitters were real' Dallas Cowboys tight end JASON WITTEN made his return to the NFL after spending one year as an ESPN analyst for "Monday Night Football."       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Young Red Sox fan uplifts Orioles' Chris Davis during slump with heartwarming letter A young Red Sox fan, 9-year-old Henry Frasca, wrote a heartwarming letter to the Orioles' Chris Davis in April. The two linked up at Fenway Park.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

This tiny Michigantown gym was once ruled by a goose in a diaper The high school burned down, but a handful of Michigantown residents saved its historic little gym to honor the tradition, the coach and the goose.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze had surgery for life-threatening staph infection Ex-Ole Miss and current Liberty football coach Hugh Freeze underwent surgery last week for complications from staph infection, he confirmed to ESPN.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Red-hot Devers helps Red Sox rally past Orioles, 13-7 Rafael Devers went 4 for 5 with a homer, two doubles and four RBIs, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from an early six-run deficit for a 13-7 victory that completed a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for 1st shutout, Mariners top Jays Yusei Kikuchi pitched his first shutout in the major leagues, throwing a two-hitter that led the Seattle Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Rank outsider Ogletree claws back to win U.S. Amateur title Rank outsider Andy Ogletree became the first player from Mississippi to win the U.S. Amateur Championship when he beat John Augenstein 2&1 in an all-American final in North Carolina on Sunday....
02:52 2019-08-19

Marathon man Medvedev beats Goffin for Cincinnati crown Russian Daniil Medvedev survived cramps and tantrum where he cracked a racquet to clinch his first Masters 1000 title on Sunday with a 7-6(3) 6-4 win over David Goffin in the final of the Cincinnati Masters....
02:52 2019-08-19

Pregnant Ashley Graham Praised Over Naked Selfie With Stretch Marks Pregnant Ashley Graham is keeping it real. The 31-year-old model and husband Justin Ervin announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant with their first child and on Sunday, she shared a......
02:52 2019-08-19

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

'A Reset:' Hong Kong Protesters Find New Momentum With Largest Rally in Weeks Pro-democracy demonstrators braved torrential rain to hold their largest rally in weeks, a show of mass support that reset the movement that opposes Beijing’s tightening grip on the city and which heaped pressure on officials to resolve its biggest political crisis in decades....
02:52 2019-08-19

UK faces food and fuel shortages in no-deal Brexit, says leaked plan Britain would likely face food, fuel and medicine shortages if it crashes out of the bloc without a transition deal, according to a leaked Sunday Times report....
03:13 2019-08-19

The Restless Peninsula: The Proud and Colorful History of Iberia Over the ages, the Iberian Peninsula was a melting pot of diverse cultures and civilizations, a piece of Europe that saw numerous migrations and many nations that rose and fell on its soil.  ...
03:39 2019-08-19

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

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures rise as Trump says he spoke with Apple CEO on tariffs U.S. stock futures rose on Sunday after President Donald Trump said he had discussed the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook....
03:39 2019-08-19

JPMorgan to brief clients on volatility in equity markets JPMorgan Chase & Co plans to host a conference call for clients on Tuesday to address recent market moves, after last week's inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve and a sharp sell-off on global stock markets....
03:39 2019-08-19

Dybala set for €80m PSG talks - Paper Round "Paulo Dybala could be on his way to Paris, Inter Milan have enquired about a loan move for Alexis Sanchez, Edinson Cavani could become the first marquee signing for David Beckham\u0027s Inter Miami and Manchester United look to extend Eric Bailly\u0027s contract. It\u0027s Monday\u0027s Paper Round...
04:00 2019-08-19

Lord's test drawn as sub Labuschagne helps thwart England "The second Ashes test was drawn as Australia, chasing 267 to beat England, ended on 154 for six after an absorbing final day at Lord\u0027s on Sunday."...
04:00 2019-08-19

Blake edges Gemili in Birmingham 100m showdown "Former world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica edged Britain\u0027s Adam Gemili in a photo-finish to win the 100 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on Sunday."...
04:00 2019-08-19

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
04:00 2019-08-19

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

The Yankees Continue to Dominate. Is That Enough? Despite Sunday’s loss to the Indians, the Yankees are focused on achieving the best record in the regular season and home field advantage in the playoffs....
04:52 2019-08-19

Coast Guard searching for firefighters who vanished in fishing trip off Florida The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two missing firefighters who went missing after they failed to return from a boating trip off Florida's coast Friday. ...
04:52 2019-08-19

NC man found wrapped in Christmas lights with dead cat in freezer died of natural causes, investigators say A North Carolina man whose body was found wrapped in Christmas lights at the bottom of a staircase -- with a dead cat in a freezer -- earlier this month died of a stroke, investigators have determined....
04:52 2019-08-19

White woman arrested after holding 4 black teens fundraising for football team at gunpoint, police say Four black teenage boys who were going door to door in their Arkansas community to fundraise were held at gunpoint and forced to the ground by a white woman until police arrived at the scene, officials said....
04:52 2019-08-19

Florida woman claims dog returned from the groomer with neon green eyebrows, pink ears A Florida woman was furious after her dog — who went to the groomer for a simple maintenance appointment — returned with floppy pink ears and neon green eyebrows....
04:52 2019-08-19

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
04:52 2019-08-19

'Rainbow Six: Siege' adds a 'Fortnite' style Battle Pass Ubisoft can't resist the siren's call of introducing Fortnite-like Battle Passes in Rainbow Six: Siege. On top of unveiling the details of Year 4's third season (more on that in a bit), the company has outlined plans for Battle Passes in its tactical......
04:52 2019-08-19

More mass protests planned in Hong Kong after peaceful weekend of rallies Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
04:52 2019-08-19

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further....
04:52 2019-08-19

Spain makes new offer to charity boat with migrants on board Spain on Sunday offered to allow a charity boat situated off the coast of Italy with more than 100 people on board to dock at the nearest Spanish port after the Open Arms charity rejected a plan to dock in Algeciras because it was too far away....
04:52 2019-08-19

U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions....
04:52 2019-08-19

President Trump says he doesn’t see a recession on the horizon WASHINGTON – President Trump tried to alleviate fears of a recession on Sunday, echoing recent statements from his top economic advisers. “I don’t see a recession,” Trump said as he headed to Washington D.C. after vacationing in Bedminster, New Jersey. He added: “I’m prepared for everything. I...
04:52 2019-08-19