NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 06:13 2019-08-15

|LazarusgroupbehindrecentcyberattackonSouthAfrica-Kaspersky

A recent North Korean cyberattack in which South Africa was apparently among 17 countries targeted, relates to the activity of the so-called Lazarus group, says a Kaspersky expert....

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Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control what its people see about the unrest....
21:00 2019-08-16

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
21:00 2019-08-16

Cubs-Pirates: Playing in Pittsburgh makes Over the bet Though the Pirates have walked the plank record-wise since the All-Star break, going 6-25, they have excelled at scoring runs at home, with 67.9 percent of their home games going Over the total. The Pirates also get the luxury of playing a Cubs team that was 23-37 on the road entering Thursday. Kyle...
21:00 2019-08-16

Bryce Harper: Walk-off grand slam ‘is what you live for’ It still doesn’t get tired for the Phillies’ $330 million man. Bryce Harper’s walk-off grand slam, the sixth of his career, lifted the Phillies to a 7-5 win over the Cubs on Thursday, and it was a moment the slugger will remember. “That was one of the coolest moments I’...
21:00 2019-08-16

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians At War talked to Tom Gersbeck, a retired Marine Corps bomb-disposal officer, who recently published the second edition of his book, “Practical Military Ordnance Identification.”...
21:26 2019-08-16

Government's shift to relax shale gas fracking safeguards condemned Environment groups fear possibly ‘weakened’ earthquake risk rules after report on Cuadrilla drillingEnvironmental groups have voiced fears that the government is preparing to row back on fracking regulations after officials said they were considering reviewing earthquake safeguard rules.The limits a...
21:52 2019-08-16

My Name Is Heracles, And I Have Father Issues The story of Heracles is considered one of the oldest of the Greek myths. Heracles’ popularity stretched from the western world to the far reaches of northern India.  ...
21:52 2019-08-16

Coutinho to join Bayern on loan "Barcelona\u0027s record signing Philippe Coutinho is set to move to Bayern Munich on loan for the remainder of the season, the Spanish champions said on Friday."...
21:52 2019-08-16

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

Leader of Kenyan drug organization sentenced to 25 years in U.S. A U.S. judge sentenced a leading Kenyan drug trafficker, Baktash Akasha, to 25 years in prison on Friday after he pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to import heroin and methamphetamine and other crimes....
22:13 2019-08-16

Veteran UK politicians asked to lead potential anti-Brexit government Veteran British lawmakers from the ruling Conservative and opposition Labour parties have both said they would be willing to lead an emergency government to halt a no-deal Brexit, the leader of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats said on Friday....
22:13 2019-08-16

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so you might have missed an excellent story from my c...
22:13 2019-08-16

Bugatti reveals its most powerful supercar yet: The $10 million Centodieci Bugatti debuted its most powerful supercar at Pebble Beach on Friday: a $10 million,1,600 horsepower throwback to the '90s that sprints from 0 to 62 mph in 2.4 seconds....
22:13 2019-08-16

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

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

Meet Little Simz: the London rapper taking over 2019 Backed by heavyweights from Kendrick Lamar to Drake and Stormzy, and now with a Mercury nomination to her name, 2019 has been a breakout year for Little Simz. But, as the rapper tells Hannah Flint, she is only just getting started...
22:13 2019-08-16

Are you an eco-hypocrite? Recycling. Electric cabbing. Not eating meat. All in a day's fighting back for Samuel Fishwick. Well sort of. Welcome to the conflicted life of a London climate helper...
22:13 2019-08-16

Man insulted at New Hampshire 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....
22:13 2019-08-16

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

Chargers All-Pro S James (foot) out indefinitely Chargers All-Pro safety Derwin James is out indefinitely with a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal of his right foot, the team announced Friday....
22:13 2019-08-16

Source: Jets LB Williamson out with torn ACL The Jets lost starting linebacker Avery Williamson to an ACL tear. Williamson led the team in tackles last season and played 99.3% of the Jets' defensive snaps....
22:13 2019-08-16

Cajuns coach: Pushed players to donate for unity Louisiana coach Billy Napier told ESPN that the program set up for his players to join the school's booster club is not mandatory and that the goal was to create awareness about raising scholarship money for student-athletes....
22:13 2019-08-16

The Democrats Still Don't Understand the South The Intercept put out a piece on Thursday detailing Sen. Chuck Schumer’s so-far lackluster recruiting efforts for the Senate elections in 2020. Tucked into it is an anecdote about North Carolina which goes a long way towards explaining why the Democrats have lost so much ground in this state and the...
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

Ex-Met Adeiny Hechavarria stays in NL East with rival Braves Adeiny Hechavarria has a new home, and it’s with a rival. The veteran infielder, who was released by the Mets last week following the signing of Joe Panik, was signed Friday by the Braves. Hechavarria was cut one day before a scheduled $1 million roster bonus was set to go into effect. He hit ...
22:39 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

Malaysia Says Can Revoke Zakir Naik's 'Permanent Resident' Status Malaysia can revoke the Permanent Resident (PR) status of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik should it be proven that his actions harmed the country's "well-being", the country's Prime Minister......
23:00 2019-08-16

What's behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan? It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming and questions swirling over whether curbing illegal migration is the real motive....
23:00 2019-08-16

Orange, green or black: The colors of revolutions From black clothes worn by Hong Kong demonstrators to orange banners at rallies in Ukraine or green scarves accompanying protests in Iran, here's how colors are adopted to represent the hopes of a movement....
23:00 2019-08-16

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

Project widens more of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson Widening in Casa Grande complements projectbetween Eloy and Picacho / Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) – Another stretch of Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson has been widened to three lanes in each direction. The Arizona Department of Transportation...
23:00 2019-08-16

Greenland says it’s 'open for business, not for sale' after Trump purchase report Greenland dismissed reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has thought about purchasing the world’s biggest island, saying it “open for business, not for sale.”...
23:00 2019-08-16

Mississippi Plants Knowingly Hired Undocumented Workers, ICE Says Affidavits unsealed in federal court after last week’s raids show that federal agents believe the companies “willfully and unlawfully” hired undocumented immigrants....
23:26 2019-08-16

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
23:26 2019-08-16

Boil water advisory in effect for some Pointe-Claire homes Residents are asked to be diligent and bring their tap water to a boil for at least one minute before drinking, brushing their teeth, preparing baby bottles and more....
23:26 2019-08-16

Kapil Dev Says CAC Must Have Say In Selection Of Support Staff After reappointing Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian men's cricket team, Kapil Dev said that the CAC should have a say in the process to select the support staff....
23:52 2019-08-16

Investors Flock to Gold ETFs Gold exchange-traded funds are regaining their luster. Investors poured about $2.6 billion into gold-backed ETFs in July, increasing their collective holdings to 2,600 tons—the highest total since March 2013, data from the World Gold Council show....
23:52 2019-08-16

J.C. Penney, Viacom, General Electric: Stocks That Defined the Week Major U.S. stock indexes fell for the week on renewed concerns that the economy could be headed toward a recession, fueled by an inversion of the yield curve and other market signals flashing red....
23:52 2019-08-16

Disney Claims Force Was Too Strong at Star Wars Attraction Walt Disney Co. blames itself for the disappointing attendance at its new Star Wars theme-park attraction, believing heavy promotion scared off would-be visitors who expected crowds. But higher prices surely didn’t help either....
23:52 2019-08-16

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

Google employee describes ‘burden of being black’ at tech giant “So, just as I’m doing with this essay, I ultimately resolved to break my silence. And though I eventually grew more comfortable using challenging moments to educate my co-workers, I never stopped feeling the burden of feeling black at Google," the memo read....
23:52 2019-08-16

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
23:52 2019-08-16

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
23:52 2019-08-16

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics team at Osaka University, unveiled “Mindar” earlier this year. The robot is a 6-foot-tall...
23:52 2019-08-16

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics How cool is this kid? A teenage Ariana Grande superfan with tens of thousands of Twitter followers had all of her electronics confiscated by her mother — so she turned to an Internet-connected “smart fridge” to send her notes. The girl, who tweets Grande praise from the handle @thankunext327 and goe...
23:52 2019-08-16

Researchers build robotic tail to help the elderly keep their balance Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people stay upright....
23:52 2019-08-16

| Khan announces Dolphins coaching support staff Dolphins coach Imraan Khan has announced that Quinton Friend will fill the role of bowling coach while Mduduzi Mbatha will take up the role of fielding coach....
23:52 2019-08-16

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Continue reading......
23:52 2019-08-16

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

Of course millennials are saying ‘I don’t’ to wedding invites. We’re completely broke | Daisy Buchanan The average cost of attending a UK wedding is £391. On our budgets, that can seem as attainable as a fortnight in MauritiusI adore being a wedding guest. In fairness, I realise we’re not allowed to admit otherwise. If you don’t toe the party line, you don’t get to go to the buffet. Claiming that you...
00:13 2019-08-17

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime minister’s insulting behaviour while at the Pacifi...
00:13 2019-08-17

|Holycow:ThecuriouscaseoftheFreeState’scattledonations MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development William Bulwane has said the provincial department donated a grand total of 178 head of cattle in one decade, valued at R815 200. In one instance, a cow was donated for the funeral of a government worker who is still alive....
00:13 2019-08-17

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Redesigned for the 2020 model year, the smallest Range Rover is riding on a new architecture that has been designed to accept a battery-electric drivetrain....
00:13 2019-08-17

Livermore: The laid-back California wine country you didn’t know about Wine tastings in Livermore are laid-back. Appointments are rarely necessary, and pours are much cheaper than in Napa.       ...
00:39 2019-08-17

Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself in suicide, medical examiner rules Epstein, 66, was found in his cell in Manhattan federal lockup Saturday morning and transferred to a nearby hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead....
00:39 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

Lawmakers Accuse State Dept. of Defying Federal Law by Missing Deadlines for Yemen Reports The State Department is refusing to submit reports mandated by Congress detailing efforts by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen....
00:39 2019-08-17

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future Afghan governments....
00:39 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....
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

Ariana Grande secretly paid for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's meal: 'Such a boss move' Perry described how she and her actor husband, dining with his eight-year-old son Flynn, saw Grande at a restaurant.        ...
00:39 2019-08-17

Mumbai Civic Body Has 58,000 Crores, But City Gets Flooded: Nitin Gadkari In a swipe at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Union minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari said on Friday that the civic body is sitting on a huge cash pile, but the mega city's rain......
00:39 2019-08-17

Scrapping Article 370 Integrated J&K With Country: Nirmala Sitharaman BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah integrated Jammu and Kashmir with rest of India by scrapping......
00:39 2019-08-17

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

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

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

Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash The Massachusetts RMV has now suspended more than 2,400 drivers for out-of-state violations that weren't processed. More are likely.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Child fatally shot after startling man sleeping on couch Willie Sankey, 32, is charged with capital murder stemming from capital murder code that makes it capital offense to kill child younger than 14.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

'Dead zone': Data confirms dire warnings about algae growing in Chesapeake Bay Maryland scientists have been warning of a growing "dead zone" in the Chesapeake Bay. Data confirms their dire warnings.        ...
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

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

Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by “competent” doctors. The new guidance in the...
01:00 2019-08-17

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

Trump can't buy Greenland, but it is crucial to US national security Greenland might not be for sale, but the ice-covered island is strategically crucial to American national security and will likely play an important role as the United States, Russia, and China compete in the Arctic....
01:26 2019-08-17

Trump floats personal meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to resolve the Hong Kong crisis ‘humanely’ PERSONAL MEETING?: With Chinese paramilitary forces massing on the border with Hong Kong and the trade war with China sending U.S. markets into a tailspin, President Trump is praising Chinese President Xi Jinping and offering to help him resolve the crisis peacefully....
01:26 2019-08-17

Marine who used classified info to warn of Afghan insider attack should be reinstated, board finds A Marine Corps reserve officer who leaked classified information to warn fellow troops about an insider attack should be allowed to continue serving, a military panel has determined....
01:26 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

Anderson Cooper gets choked up when conversation with Stephen Colbert turns to grief Anderson Cooper, who lost mom Gloria Vanderbilt two months ago, became emotional during a sit-down with Stephen Colbert.        ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Hulu's September calendar: 'Goonies,' 'Hercules' and 'Wu-Tang' are new to stream In September, Hulu streams animated Disney movies ("Hercules" and "Pocahontas") and a new biopic series about the Wu-Tang Clan.        ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Danny McBride: High-flying 'Gemstones' are 'like a band of outlaws' atop a ministry empire Danny McBride and John Goodman team up for HBO's 'The Righteous Gemstones,' which follows a family of lost souls who head a giant church ministry.        ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Ash Barty reaches semifinals in Cincy, on track for No. 1 Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty reached the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, step closer to the No. 1 world ranking        ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Elizabeth Warren's Latest Plan Tackles U.S. Injustices Against Tribes and Their Lands Elizabeth Warren is a woman of many plans, but on Friday the United States senator and Democratic presidential candidate released one of her most detailed ones yet. The plan focuses on what she would do as president to uplift indigenous people and tribes across the U.S. Read more......
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

Everything We're Excited for at This Year's Disney Mega Convention, the D23 Expo In the last few years, one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of entertainment. That world belongs to Disney and we’re just living in it. That becomes even more prevalent next weekend when the D23 Expo returns to Anaheim, California. Could it bring a certain Jedi Master with it?Read more...
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

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan....
01:52 2019-08-17

Don't Throw Your Old Xbox or Playstation in the Trash Last week, as part of New York City’s new electronics waste collection program, officials stated that more than 100,000 items were collected from homes in fewer than three years. And while that means fewer electronics—like computers, cell phones or televisions—in our landfills, it’s an incredibly sm...
01:52 2019-08-17

Do You Ever Read Your Journal? Journaling can be a great practice for getting ready to start the day, for thinking through your goals and dreams, and to harness your creativity. But if you’re doing all this writing, when do you read your journal? Do you even have to?...
01:52 2019-08-17

Is It Too Early to Get a Flu Shot? As you bask in the final weeks of summer, here’s something I’m sure you’re thinking about: flu shots. They’re already here—Rite Aid just announced that seasonal flu shots are available at all 2,466 of its pharmacies....
01:52 2019-08-17

Starvation Likely Killed Irish Teen In Malaysia, No Foul Play Found: Cops A Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle, with no immediate sign of foul play, police said Thursday....
01:52 2019-08-17

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
01:52 2019-08-17

Thousands Of Travellers Delayed At US Airports By Computer Outage Thousands of travellers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of US Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said....
01:52 2019-08-17

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019....
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

The New Grandia HD Collection Is Pretty But Really Needs A Fast-Forward Button Grandia and its sequel, Grandia II, are both very good classic role-playing games, full of charm and adventure and spirit. They came out in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Even an HD remake isn’t enough to make up for that....
02:13 2019-08-17

Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
02:13 2019-08-17

Jeffrey Epstein's death officially ruled a suicide by New York City's chief medical examiner A medical examiner officially ruled Friday that Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide, refuting conspiracies that the disgraced financier had potentially died of other causes.        ...
02:39 2019-08-17

Snapchat's new bold logo sparks frustration – and Twitter has jokes Snapchat's logo now has a bolder look -- literally. The outline of "Chillah" the ghost is thicker, and the Twitterverse is not okay with it.       ...
03:26 2019-08-17

BlackRock Offers to Buy Cofense Stake from Russia-Linked Firm A rare showdown between a national-security panel tasked with overseeing foreign-investment in U.S. companies and a Russia-linked firm is nearing a potential resolution....
03:26 2019-08-17

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Sweet 16 Oh boy, ladies and gentlemen. This one's gonna be tough. There are some serious face offs happening in today's round of TV's Top Leading Man, including one Shadowhunters......
03:26 2019-08-17

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

Brody Jenner Defends "Best Friend" Kaitlynn Carter's Decision to "Move Forward" After Split Brody Jenner has had enough of the negativity. Close to two weeks after news broke of his split from Kaitlynn Carter, The Hills: New Beginnings star took to Instagram to clear the air on......
03:26 2019-08-17

Source of Legionnaires' at Atlanta hotel found A hotel in downtown Atlanta is reopening its doors to visitors after it closed last month so that health officials could investigate an outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease linked to the premises....
03:52 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Mantle Ridge buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP has bought nearly 10% of Aramark's common stock to push for changes at the U.S. food services company, a regulatory filing showed on Friday....
03:52 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-NASA chief announces Alabama facility as moon spacecraft headquarters NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will anchor the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024, a boon for the state and a disappointment for Texas....
03:52 2019-08-17

UPDATE 1-Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic heart valves win U.S. approval for expanded use Heart valve systems from Edwards Lifesciences Corp and Medtronic Plc have been approved for use in a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart in patients at low-risk of death linked to open-heart surgeries, the U.S. FDA said on Friday....
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

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks up, Argentine peso closes up before Fitch downgrade Most Latin American stocks rose on Monday, joining a rebound in global markets on hopes of fiscal and monetary stimulus in major economies, while Argentina was handed a fresh blow as Fitch downgraded its credit rating, pushing it deeper into junk territory. Stocks in the region, besides those i...
03:52 2019-08-17

Husky to resume full production at White Rose field Husky Energy Inc said on Friday it would resume production from the last two shut-in drill centers at its White Rose field, which was shutdown last year after an oil spill off the Atlantic Coast....
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

Customs computer system crash causes nationwide airport delays “#CustomsApocalypse.” The US Customs and Border Protection agency’s computer system experienced a nationwide shutdown Friday — causing major delays and massive lines at airports. “This is really a big deal,” wrote one Twitter user. “Arriving passengers to be proce...
04:13 2019-08-17

FDNY firefighter Lt. Brian Sullivan, who suffered fatal heart attack, remembered at funeral Lt. Brian "Sully" Sullivan was 54 years old. He died after suffering a heart attack in his Orange County home early Aug. 10. He had just finished a day-long tour, during which he responded to seven emergencies and a kitchen fire, officials said....
04:13 2019-08-17

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

Chinese armed police flex muscles across from Hong Kong Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong on Friday, in what some interpreted as a threat against pro-democracy protesters....
04:13 2019-08-17

Dallas rap rivalry leads to shooting death of 9-year-old girl A hothead rapper steamed over a rival’s diss track opened fire on the wrong Dallas apartment, killing a 9-year-old girl instead of his intended target, police said. Tyrese Simmons, 19, surrendered to cops late Thursday for the shooting death of Brandoniya Bennett, who died after being struck W...
04:13 2019-08-17

A ‘big’ Marvel series is coming to Disney+, but is it part of Phase 4? Marvel announced its plans for the next phase of the MCU back at Comic-Con. In doing so, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that we won’t get any Avengers, Guardians, or Spider-Man films in Phase 4. His comments also implied that sequels for Captain Marvel and Black Panther, both confir...
04:13 2019-08-17

California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule California and three other states filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges the Trump administration’s so-called “public charge” rule, which strengthens federal officials’ ability to deny green cards to immigrants who rely on government aid....
04:39 2019-08-17

Ex-Uber driver found guilty of raping intoxicated female passenger A former Uber driver was found guilty Thursday of raping an intoxicated female passenger after picking her up from a Pennsylvania casino earlier this year....
04:39 2019-08-17

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

Jets linebacker Avery Williamson out for the season with torn ACL, per reports Avery Williamson was expected to team with C.J. Mosley as a key piece in the middle of the Jets' defense, but now he will miss the entire season.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Chargers Pro Bowl safety Derwin James out with stress fracture in foot, return unclear Derwin James, who was a Pro Bowl and all-pro selection as a rookie, is expected to be out for some time for the Los Angeles Chargers.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Jeffrey Epstein's bodyguard, an ex-UFC fighter, believes reported suicide was assisted As speculation swirls around Jeffrey Epstein, former UFC fighter Igor Zinoviev believes Epstein's death in jail was no accident.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Dwayne Haskins impresses for Washington Redskins; Jay Gruden not ready to name starter yet Washington Redskins rookie Dwayne Haskins bounced back in his second preseason game, but Jay Gruden wasn’t ready to make a call on his starting QB.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Opinion: Kyler Murray regresses in Cardinals' second preseason game, but better days ahead After an impressive debut last week, Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray regressed in his second NFL preseason game.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Dana White chalks up Conor McGregor punching old man to fighter's mindset, being rich UFC president Dana White compared Conor McGregor's sucker punch of an elderly patron at a Dublin pub to a peak Mike Tyson.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers 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

Jets’ loss of Avery Williamson shows how fragile NFL can be It happens this quickly. It happens in an eyeblink. Quicker than that, even. One moment you are covering a running back in the end zone, doing as your skills and your instincts have guided you to do your whole athletic life. The next moment, the knee goes. And the season follows. So the Jets have......
04:39 2019-08-17

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s plane bounced, veered off runway in crash ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up on a highway during a crash landing. Elizabethton Police Chief Jason Shaw said at a news conference Friday “it’s just the grace of the good Lord that ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Judge orders Georgia to ditch 'vulnerable' voting machines by 2020 A federal judge has ordered Georgia to stop using its old, "vulnerable" paperless voting machines by next year. US District Court Judge Amy Totenberg will allow the state to use the machines for special and municipal elections in November, accepting......
05:00 2019-08-17

The apps and software we recommend to students Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from laptops to smartphones to gaming and dorm gear -- we......
05:00 2019-08-17

Ex-fiancée of Prince Charles' godson 'attacked her mother in cash row' The former fiancée of Prince Charles's godson is accused of attacking her own mother in a row over money at their £4.6 million family home in Chelsea, a court has heard....
05:26 2019-08-17

Overwhelming response for El Paso shooting victim’s husband results in a change of venue for funeral service EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — When Perches Funeral Home made a plea online for Antonio Basco, the widower whose wife, Margie Reckard, was killed in the August 3 attack at the Cielo Vista Walmart, they never expected the response to be so quick and overwhelming. The funeral home initially made a request on...
05:26 2019-08-17

5G mobile networks: A cheat sheet As LTE networks become increasingly saturated, mobile network operators are planning for the 5G future. Here is what business professionals and mobile users need to know about 5G networks....
05:26 2019-08-17

PGA event in West Virginia giving free admission, fan prizes The PGA Tour's West Virginia stop in September is offering free admission and prize giveaways to fans throughout the tournament        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah Justin Thomas turns it around quick with share of course record at Medinah and share of BMW Championship lead with Jason Kokrak        ...
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

President Trump praises reusable rockets, omits Moon in space remarks Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in Manchester on August 15, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump spoke at a MAGA rally in New Hampshire. The president touched on his usual themes, such as immigration and guns, but he also ...
05:52 2019-08-17

30 classics every American should read, according to English professors 24/7 Tempo and USA TODAY reached out to English professors to compile a list of 30 English language classics everyone should read at least once.        ...
06:13 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

Trump tweets about dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook President Trump announced he was having dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook Friday and mentioned Apple "will be spending vast sums of money in the U.S. "       ...
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

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists hope to regain their stride after violence at Hong Kong airport....
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

Trump intervention triggered EPA's surprise biofuel waiver decision: sources A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation's biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers....
08:13 2019-08-17

Lincoln's spies: Elizabeth Van Lew, southern sexism and the winning of a secret war A new history tells the story of four Union agents. One tale, little known, is as compelling as any Hollywood epicDouglas Waller had a confession to make. “I’m a little intimidated here,” he told an audience that included archivists and historians at the National Archives in Washington. “I’m not a c...
08:13 2019-08-17

Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing townOstend, the blowy Belgian resort on the North Sea, has international aspirations and Marvin Gaye, the late prince of Motown, has emerged as central to realising them.In February 1981,...
08:13 2019-08-17

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest to dunk on Quentin Tarantino's vision of his friend Bruce Lee The discourse surrounding the portrayal of martial arts legend Bruce Lee in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood continues apace today, with The Hollywood Reporter publishing a piece from Lee’s long-time friend, co-star, and student Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, blasting Tarantino’s vision of th...
08:39 2019-08-17

Dad and daughter need a little help in this super relatable clip from Matthew Cherry's animated short "Hair Love" Audiences who plan on checking out The Angry Birds Movie 2 in theaters this weekend will also get to watch “Hair Love,” the animated short film by filmmaker Matthew Cherry and executive-produced by Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) and Frank Abney (Toy Story 4). Born of the famously s...
08:39 2019-08-17

Richard goes to Washington in the first trailer for Silicon Valley's final season On October 27, HBO’s tech satire Silicon Valley will begin shutting down once and for all, but not without a malfunction or 10. In the first teaser for its sixth and final season, Thomas Middleditch’s Richard is getting called before Congress to lobby for his new internet, which he claims will be “...
08:39 2019-08-17

Things are a little too good to be true on the Mindhunter season 2 premiere Yes, David Fincher did return to direct the season two premiere of Netflix’s Mindhunter. But if you’re going in expecting a dramatic set piece like the hostage negotiation that opens up the series, let us be the first to disabuse you of that notion. It may seem strange to say as much about a season ...
08:39 2019-08-17

That there's the Peaky Blinders season 5 premiere date, innit? By order of the Peaky Blinders—and Netflix—Steven Knight’s BAFTA-winning series will return with more drama, dodginess, family tension, and Cillian Murphy on October 4....
08:39 2019-08-17

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
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

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
09:00 2019-08-17

Truth behind the world's earliest photographs As early cameras began spreading out from Europe in the middle of the 19th century, photography became an increasingly powerful medium for obtaining and disseminating information about the wider world....
09:00 2019-08-17

The Incredible Mystery Of Why Gas Pump Interface Design Sucks So Badly This may seem like a trivial thing—and, really, it is—but it’s something that’s bothered me for a while, and I really want to try and understand it. It’s something that I suspect some of you have noticed before, but likely gave it no thought. But did give it some thought. And the more thought I gave...
09:00 2019-08-17

Yankees' Aaron Boone thinks 'there would be a lot of benefit' to a surrender rule in MLB After using a position player to close out a blowout loss, the Yankees' Aaron Boone was asked about giving managers the ability to surrender games.       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

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

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

USA tops Spain in pre-World Cup exhibition, 90-81 Much got made earlier this week after USA Basketball's national team was soundly beaten by a bunch of G League guys during a scrimmage in practice       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Bellinger hits 41st homer, Dodgers beat Braves 8-3 Cody Bellinger hit his 41st home run, Max Muncy and Justin Turner connected against reliever Sean Newcomb in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 in a matchup of NL division leaders       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears Eli Manning and heir apparent Daniel Jones threw first-half touchdown passes against Chicago backups and the New York Giants had an easy night in posting a 32-13 preseason victory over the Bears on Friday night       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Bonner leads Mercury over Dream 77-68 DeWanna Bonner had 27 points and 13 rebounds to help the short-handed Phoenix Mercury snap a three-game skid with a 77-68 victory over the Atlanta Dream       ...
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

"Neighbourhood First": PM Modi On Two-Day Visit To Bhutan Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Bhutan this morning for a two-day visitwith an aim to strengthen bilateral ties with the Himalayan nation in various fields. This is PM Modi's second visit to......
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 1-EQM stops some work on WV-VA Mountain Valley natgas pipe EQM Midstream Partners LP has told U.S. federal regulators the company would stop some work on its long-delayed Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews a couple of permits....
09:26 2019-08-17

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

Restrictions Eased In Parts Of Kashmir, Over 50,000 Landlines Are Back More than 50,000 landline phone connections have been restored in the Kashmir Valley, including parts of Srinagar, this morning, news agency PTI reported, quoting officials. The phone lines are back......
09:26 2019-08-17

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

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

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

Surprising uses for radish leaves | Waste Not There are many tasty uses for these greens - in soups, sauces, dals or instead of spinach in a bakeRadish leaves are one of my favourite leafy greens. They have a refreshing, summery flavour that’s perfect for blending into soups or eating raw in salads.The leaves perish very quickly, which is why t...
10:39 2019-08-17

MTA warns of subway and bus service cuts amid budget woes The MTA warned Friday that its budget crunch may force the embattled authority to cut back on subway and bus service this fall. “We’ve got a lot of work to do,” said MTA chairman Pat Foye. “We’re reviewing the possibility of new subway and bus service adjustments in the fall.” He added: “That is pai...
10:39 2019-08-17

Jaguar F-Type Sports car sales for nearly all automakers are in a tailspin, but that won't stop the next-generation F-Type from reaching dealer showrooms in about two years....
11:00 2019-08-17

Scientists stunned after spotting record-shattering supernova Scientists have a pretty good handle on the life cycle of various stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blasts, and they know that not all supernova are created equal. Still, space has many untold secrets, and a new study published in The Astrophysical Journal...
11:00 2019-08-17

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga would've been a 'power couple,' says 'Millionaire Matchmaker' star Patti Stanger Patti Stanger is branching out as the producer of Hallmark’s upcoming original movie franchise, "The Matchmaker Mysteries," but that doesn’t mean she’s neglecting her day job....
11:26 2019-08-17

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘A day of consolidation in Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Marie Curie used to say: Talk to a stranger on a bus! Bitcoin Price We closed the d...
11:52 2019-08-17

Damn near everyone is queer in the Borderlands franchise and I’m here for it A playable main character from the upcoming hybrid RPG/shooter Borderlands 3, The Beastmaster FL4K, will be a robot that identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. This may be the closest we’ve come to getting a playable, canonically transgender protagonist in a AAA video game – excuse me...
11:52 2019-08-17

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is no exception, with many of its figureheads involved in serious squabbles that often span several years. Here’s a quick (b...
11:52 2019-08-17

The OPPO Reno 2 packs four cameras and supports 20x zoom It’s no secret that OPPO is quietly working on the successor to its popular Reno handset. Today, courtesy of the company’s Twitter account, we got a glimpse of what it’ll look like. Introducing #OPPOReno2 #Quadcam with #20xZoom. Coming first to India on 28.08.2019 pic.twitter.com/ySwRdeoXLa — OPPO I...
11:52 2019-08-17

‘Full-time #crypto trader’ gets 20 months in prison for selling stolen data for Bitcoin A UK man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison and fined more than £400,000 ($486,000) for selling stolen personal data on the dark web for Bitcoin. Authorities caught Elliot Gunton (19), who pleaded guilty, after they discovered a laptop containing software with cybercrime functionality during ...
11:52 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

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

Buddy Fletcher and Ellen Pao’s marriage ending with mudslinging and acrimony Buddy Fletcher is so broke he can’t afford his divorce from Ellen Pao, The Post has learned. The former high-flying hedge fund manager — who once rubbed elbows with Lauren Bacall and Roberta Flack — has no lawyer and is representing himself in a divorce from Pao, the former interim CEO of Reddit. He...
13:26 2019-08-17

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

Samsung Galaxy M-Series Lineup Specifications Leak Samsung Galaxy M21, Galaxy M31, and Galaxy M41 processor and camera details have been leaked on Twitter. The new lineup is expected to debut as an upgrade of what was launched earlier this year....
13:26 2019-08-17

Hickenlooper Exits as O’Rourke Presses On: This Week in the 2020 Race John Hickenlooper said he would give “serious thought” to a Senate run, Beto O’Rourke reset the focus of his campaign and Stacey Abrams laid out her 2020 plans....
13:52 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

US Congresswoman Rejects Israel's Offer To Visit West Bank US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against US......
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

Corbyn: 'Not up to Lib Dems to decide who will be next PM' Jeremy Corbyn has said he hopes the Lib Dems will reverse their opposition to his plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, declaring it is "not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime minister is going to be"....
15:26 2019-08-17

U.S. Judge Urges Volkswagen, 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....
15:52 2019-08-17

Surgeon, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Professor Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated and on a hair trigger. It’s business as usua...
16:13 2019-08-17

Rhode Island guard resigns after video shows truck driving into anti-ICE protesters A Rhode Island correctional officer resigned Friday, one day after being placed on administrative leave following an incident in which a truck driver plowed the vehicle into a small crowd of anti-ICE protesters -- reportedly injuring two of them....
16:13 2019-08-17

Torrential Rains Lash Northern States, Alert Sounded In Punjab Heavy rains lashed northern states with an alert sounded in Punjab following release of excess water from Bhakra dam and the Yamuna nearing the danger mark in Delhi on Saturday, while normalcy was......
16:13 2019-08-17

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

Pak-China Bid To Internationalise J&K Broken Piece By Piece At UN: Report The rare closed-door consultations on Kashmir by the UN Security Council ended without any outcome or statement from the powerful 15-nation UN organ, dealing a huge snub to Pakistan and its......
16:13 2019-08-17

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

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to widen its portfolio....
16:39 2019-08-17

Rescue worker killed in attack on ambulance in northern Myanmar - army One rescue worker was killed and several others were wounded when an ambulance came under fire in northern Myanmar amid clashes between troops and ethnic rebels in the region, an army spokesman and a witness said on Saturday....
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

11 books New Yorkers are reading this summer and where to find them MCNALLY JACKSON After making a splash in the UK, 28-year-old Irish writer Sally Rooney is now a sensation in New York. Her two novels, “Conversations with Friends” and “Normal People” (Hogarth) both explore modern, coming-of-age love affairs, and were recommended by almost every bookseller on this l...
16:39 2019-08-17

New York City police apprehend man wanted in subway pressure cooker scare Police in New York City have apprehended the man they say caused a mass evacuation during Friday morning’s commute after he allegedly left several pressure cookers throughout a busy Manhattan subway....
17:26 2019-08-17

MLB roundup: Yaz belts three homers in Giants' 11-inning win Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a solo shot on the first pitch of the 11th inning, as the San Francisco Giants outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 Friday night in Phoenix in a wild game that featured 12 homers....
17:26 2019-08-17

Knee injury puts Osaka's U.S. Open title defense in doubt World number one Naomi Osaka will "probably" defend her U.S. Open title, even if it means defying her doctor's orders, she said after retiring from the Cincinnati Masters with a knee injury on Friday....
17:26 2019-08-17

Doping: Seven more Russian weightlifters banned Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations, joining five compatriots already banned from the sport earlier this week....
17:26 2019-08-17

Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid LIVE: La Liga 2019-20 live stream, commentary, TV, lineups, score prediction Real Madrid kick off their 2019-20 LaLiga campaign at Celta Vigo this afternoon, with Zinedine Zidane already feeling the pressure back at the Bernabeu....
17:52 2019-08-17

Charity ship says migrants' safety at risk, Italy to allow minors off A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying 134 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....
17:52 2019-08-17

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ animator Richard Williams has died The daughter of acclaimed animator Richard Williams says that her father has died at age 86. Williams was best known for his work on ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ which won two Oscars for its genre-bending blend of animation and live action...
17:52 2019-08-17

Iranian tanker set to leave Gibraltar despite US warrant to seize vessel The United States faced an against-the-clock legal battle to re-seize an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff before the vessel's shipping agent said Saturday he would go ahead with the ship's planned departure from Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday....
18:13 2019-08-17

For Redskins’ retooled secondary, success hinges on a combination of talent and disguise Washington's secondary rarely disguised coverages last year. With a new coach and several talented new players, the unit has high hopes for its ability to frustrate opposing quarterbacks....
18:13 2019-08-17

Pitching, offense are at a loss as Baltimore’s free fall continues Starter Aaron Brooks fails to produce a spark and offense is AWOL as Orioles fall to Red Sox, 9-1, for their fifth consecutive loss and 10th in 11 games....
18:13 2019-08-17

Tordoff on pole, front-driven cars excel in BTCC qualifying at Thruxton Sam Tordoff scored pole position for the second time at Thruxton this season, edging Jason Plato in a British Touring Car Championship qualifying shootout dominated by front-wheel-drive competition...
18:39 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

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the Berlin Wall....
18:39 2019-08-17

Hundreds answer husband's viral post to attend funeral of El Paso mass shooting victim Margie Reckard, one of 22 killed in the El Paso Walmart mass shooting, was honored by more than a thousand people.        ...
19:00 2019-08-17

Dortmund crush Augsburg to set title marker in season opener "Title contenders Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday, with two goals from Paco Alcacer, to lay down an emphatic marker after champions Bayern Munich slipped up in their season premiere a day earlier."...
19:26 2019-08-17

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

Frugal Friends and How to Find Them Friendship has always called for some maintenance costs. But in a world where birthday parties for milestones might cost hundreds of dollars and pre-wedding festivities often come with a price tag, those hoping to stay frugal can have a hard time....
19:52 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

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

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
21:00 2019-08-17

Man tries to escape bail bondsman — and gets caught shortly after A man tried to escape from a bail bondsman at criminal court, but was nabbed outside and brought back, police said Saturday. The 25-year-old man was at Manhattan Criminal Court on Centre Street when he slipped away from a private bail bondsman around 2:30 a.m., officials said. NYPD officers helped c...
21:26 2019-08-17

Vegans march in Germany to 'give animals a voice' Vegans are aiming to better organize and advance their message through animal rights activism. Tens of thousands are joining the Animal Rights March wordwide, including in the German cities of Cologne and Berlin....
21:26 2019-08-17

Dodgers set MLB home run record over five-game span It's been that kind of week for the Dodgers. After another four home run output, the Dodgers set a MLB record with 22 homers over a five-game stretch.       ...
21:26 2019-08-17

Pocono IndyCar qualifying cancelled, Newgarden on pole IndyCar championship leader Josef Newgarden will start tomorrow's race at Pocono from pole position after rainfall led to the cancellation of qualifying at the tri-oval...
21:26 2019-08-17

Report: No charges for RB Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports....
22:00 2019-08-17

Barty fails to regain top ranking after falling to Kuznetsova Ash Barty lost her chance to regain the number one world ranking after she was unexpectedly beaten in straight sets by Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Masters on Saturday....
22:00 2019-08-17

How to enable Dark Mode on iOS 13 and iPadOS After years of customer requests, Apple has finally bought Dark Mode to iPhones and iPads with the upcoming iOS 13 and iPadOS releases. Not just a palette swap, Dark Mode offers a significant boost to battery life for OLED iPhone users (iPhone X, iPhone XS and XS Max) by conserving power that w...
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

Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit Ikea’s smart home investments to date have been smart but scattered – now the Swedish home goods brand says it’s going to amp up its smart home bets with a brand new dedicated business unit. The company’s smart home endeavors began in 2012, and focused on wireless charging and smar...
22:52 2019-08-17

SBI Tax Saving Fixed Deposit: Interest Rate, Lock-In Period, Key Features Most commercial banks in the country such as State Bank of India (SBI) offer income tax benefits under a special type of fixed deposit (FD) account. This income tax benefit can be availed by the......
22:52 2019-08-17

Gaurav Gill Nominated For Arjuna Award 2019 In a big step up for the world of Indian motorsport, ace rally driver Gaurav Gill has been nominated for the Arjuna Award 2019. The selection committee for the Sports Awards 2019 announced its......
22:52 2019-08-17

Iran-Aligned Houthis Strike Major Saudi Oil Field Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field, one of the kingdom’s largest, according to the Iran-aligned rebels and people familiar with the matter, deepening tensions between Iran and its rivals that have engulfed the region’s energy facilities....
23:26 2019-08-17

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

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
23:52 2019-08-17

Meet the gorgeous ballerina who is dating ‘Goldfinch’ star Ansel Elgort Violetta Komyshan is a ballerina and a social media influencer with 1.1 million followers — far more than your average dancer. She is also the longtime girlfriend of Ansel Elgort, one of the hottest young actors in Hollywood....
23:52 2019-08-17

Cricket Australia confirm Steve Smith passed assessments before returning to bat after blow to head Cricket Australia have confirmed they followed head impact protocol before Steve Smith returned to the middle following a blow to the head in the second Ashes Test at Lord's....
00:13 2019-08-18

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

Lacazette and Aubameyang give Arsenal the edge over sturdy Burnley Two familiar faces settled it for Arsenal. But after the strike duo of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang secured a second win of the season, it was the performance of new boy Dani Ceballos that had the home supporters licking their lips.The Real Madrid loanee received a standing ovat...
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

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day four – as it happened After Australia were bowled out for 250, England suffered a top-order collapse in their second innings and closed out on 96-4 at the end of the fourth day 7.30pm BST Time to call it a day here, after some of the most gripping sessions of Test cricket I can remember. That Archer to Smith spell, high ...
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

"Still A Democracy?": Priyanka Gandhi Slams "Arrest" Of Congress Leaders Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday slammed the centre over the alleged arrest of party leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, claiming that the ruling party was eroding the country's democratic......
00:13 2019-08-18

PM Modi Signs 10 Agreements With Bhutanese Counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held wide ranging talks on Saturday during which they discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across......
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

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
01:13 2019-08-18

Roller coaster malfunction causes cars to collide; multiple kids taken to hospital Five people were taken to the hospital Friday night after malfunctioning roller coaster failed to stop in Ocean City, Maryland.       ...
01:39 2019-08-18

UK faces food, fuel and drugs shortages in no-deal Brexit: Times, citing official documents Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents leaked to the Sunday Times show....
02:13 2019-08-18

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

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend life....
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

French Waiter Shot Dead For Being Too Slow With Sandwich: Report A customer shot a waiter dead at an eatery on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the investigation said Saturday....
03:00 2019-08-18

North Korea's leader inspects test-firing of new weapon North Korean leader Kim Jung Un inspected the country's sixth missile test of a new weapon in less than a month, Korean Central New Agency reported Saturday....
03:00 2019-08-18

Ferrari will expand its lineup of road cars, but not too much Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual sales volume, Ferrari Chairman John Elkann told an audience of classic car enthusiasts gathered at this storied golf resort on the Pacific coast....
03:00 2019-08-18

That damn Friends monkey is starring in the Y: The Last Man show It’s one of those weird truths of the history of television production that one of the biggest TV shows of all time—a network-saving miracle that dominated the haircuts and conversations of an entire nation for the better part of a decade—devoted a vast and unfathomable amount of its early run time ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Former Tour de France winner Felice Gimondi dies at age 76 Felice Gimondi, one of seven cyclists to have won all Grand Tours, has died at 76. He won the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and Spanish Vuelta.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Bale and Benzema lead Madrid to opening Spanish league win Karim Benzema has scored a goal and set up another as Real Madrid began its Spanish league campaign with a comfortable 3-1 win at Celta Vigo       ...
03:26 2019-08-18

Doctors find teen's 17-year-old 'twin' inside her belly A 17-year-old in India has become the oldest known female in the world diagnosed with a rare condition called “Fetus in fetu.”        ...
03:52 2019-08-18

He spends half his $1300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong....
03:52 2019-08-18

No charges for Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to TMZ Sports. Security guard Kyle Johnson had pressed charges against Elliott over an incident at the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway....
04:13 2019-08-18

Yanks' Boone, Gardner ejected again for ump tiff Three members of the Yankees were ejected in the sixth inning Saturday with Brett Gardner getting tossed for banging his bat on the dugout roof and CC Sabathia getting run while on the injured list....
04:13 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

Weekend forecast: Conditions remain dry and hot in Tucson TUCSON – It was another dry today, and tomorrow you can expect more of the same. Tomorrow: Partly sunny and hot. High: 103° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 76° Tucson is expected to remain dry tomorrow. Isolated showers will be possible for areas south and east of Tucson. Highs t...
04:39 2019-08-18

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

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the security guard handed him a torn piece of paper wit...
04:39 2019-08-18

‘Get to know each other’: Captain’s plea to cops at Johnny Rios’ funeral The funeral of Police Officer Johnny Rios on Saturday became an appeal for cops to care for themselves and each other, marking a somber end to a week that saw two NYPD officers take their own lives. Cops in dress blues lined the streets and filled the pews of St. Margaret of Cartona R.C. Church......
05:26 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

The Morning After: The struggles of Formula 1's underdogs Welcome to your weekend. Work email is off and it's time to enjoy the summer weekend. Maybe that'll include a new pair of wireless noise-canceling headphones from Bose, maybe it'll include applying for some free money from Google. You could also get......
05:52 2019-08-18

Ask Engadget: I'm a student trying to find my first job or internship The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
05:52 2019-08-18

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard TD pass with 4:12 left, rallying the Pats to a 22-17 victory over the Titans. Deshaun Watson was sharp in his preseason debut, directing a 75-yard drive capped by a 4-yard TD pass to DeAndre Hopkins to lift Houston.       ...
06:39 2019-08-18

Hamlin wins at Bristol to spoil DiBenedetto's upset bid Denny Hamlin spoiled Matt DiBenedetto's shot at his first career victory _ just days after he learned he'd been fired _ with a late-race pass to give Hamlin the win at Bristol Motor Speedway       ...
06:39 2019-08-18

Old grudge between Honduras football fans sparks riot that kills three Three people were killed and at least 10 injured in riots Saturday night before a football match between rival teams after suspected fans attacked a bus carrying one of the two teams to the game, wounding three players, officials and the team said....
07:26 2019-08-18

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a U.S. troop withdrawal....
07:26 2019-08-18

Airlines already selling seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX planes Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing’s still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they’re scheduled to take off. American and United are among the airlines that plan to use them for more than 32,600 flights later this year, according to the Su...
07:52 2019-08-18

House Dems could retaliate against US and Israel ambassadors after banned visit: report House Democrats are reportedly considering retaliatory moves against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country....
08:13 2019-08-18

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

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

Your reaction to my hellish SSD upgrade proves that Windows 10 has a serious storage upgrade problem Earlier this week, I told you how installing an SSD in an old Windows 10 laptop has been the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done. It was the best because the SSD gave that older machine a second life, and everything is now a lot faster than before, from boot times to app launches. At the sam...
08:39 2019-08-18

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

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
09:26 2019-08-18

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Visits Arun Jaitley At AIIMS Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat today visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to inquire about the health condition of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley....
09:52 2019-08-18

"India, Bhutan Expanding Satellite Cooperation," Says PM Modi: Live Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed parliamentarians and students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu this morning and spoke on the bond between India and Bhutan....
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

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

Alice Diaz, Nicholas Savaria The couple met when both worked for members of Congress from Connecticut, and had their first date — ice skating — in 2016, at Bushnell Park in Hartford....
10:13 2019-08-18

MLB roundup: Brewers outslug Nats in 14 innings Milwaukee's Eric Thames roped a two-run homer in the 14th inning and the Brewers scored a wild 15-14 victory over the host Washington Nationals on Saturday night....
10:13 2019-08-18

Report: Facebook Content Mods Say Company Therapists Were Forced to Share Session Details Adding to an already ridiculously long list of complaints, now Facebook’s content moderators say a higher-up asked company-appointed counselors to share their confidential information, according to a new report from the Intercept.Read more......
10:39 2019-08-18

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

Angels rally for 4 runs in 7th inning to beat White Sox 6-5 Mike Trout and Brian Goodwin drove in two runs apiece, and the Los Angeles Angels scored four in the seventh inning to rally past the Chicago White Sox 6-5       ...
11:26 2019-08-18

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of glacier Okjokull with the Prime Minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony is intended to provoke real emotions to climate change....
11:26 2019-08-18

Germany's Jewish council warns against AfD's 'right-wing extremism' The president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany has sharply criticized the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, saying that it "incites fears and promotes a climate of exclusion of minorities."...
11:26 2019-08-18

Hong Kong: tens of thousands protest as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to join rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyTens 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 war...
11:52 2019-08-18

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling speculation that a deal to end America’s longest ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Jada Pinkett Smith: 'The word "wife": it's a golden cage, swallow the key' She put her film career on hold and let husband Will Smith become a megastar. Now Jada Pinkett Smith’s candid chat show is opening up truthful conversations around kitchen tables everywhereImagine the scene. You’re a middle-aged woman, sitting around the table with your husband, your mother and your...
11:52 2019-08-18

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

Jeremy Corbyn pleads with MPs: back me now before it’s too late Britain stands on precipice, warns Labour leader, as 100 MPs tell Boris Johnson to recall parliamentJeremy Corbyn has issued an urgent plea to MPs to unite to stop no-deal Brexit “before it’s too late”, amid cross-party demands for an immediate recall of parliament to deal with the crisis.In a show ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Owen Jones attacked outside London pub Guardian columnist claims attack was ‘premeditated assault’The Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones has been physically assaulted in London while celebrating his 35th birthday with friends.In an attack he called “a blatant premeditated assault”, Jones said he was kicked, punched and thrown to ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Greta Gerwig: why Little Women still generates a big buzz | Lucy Siegle Louisa M Alcott’s story is 150 years old, but the remake by the director of Lady Bird is tipped for great things alreadyYou have to be super-confident to release a film without Will Ferrell at Christmas. But then “eagerly anticipated” doesn’t quite cover the release of Greta Gerwig’s Little Women. I...
11:52 2019-08-18

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

Odlozilik bales out of ERC after chicane collision "Roman Odložilík’s 20th start in the FIA European Rally Championship has left the SK DER Rally Team driver clutching at straws, as a collision with a hay bale forced him to retire from Barum Czech Rally Zlín."...
12:13 2019-08-18

UK To Face Fuel, Food And Medicine Shortages In No-Deal Brexit: Report Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents......
12:39 2019-08-18

"May God Ruin Trump": Grandmother Of US Congresswoman Barred By Israel 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....
12:39 2019-08-18

How an evicted author turned his life around with one bestseller About two years ago, Adrian McKinty was done as a writer. The Irish author had published several detective novels set in Belfast. They were well-reviewed; some even won prestigious literary awards. But none of the moderate success had translated into money (“I was literally making hundreds of dollar...
12:39 2019-08-18

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

Batley Bulldogs rugby league player Archie Bruce dies aged 20 • Bruce found dead in his hotel room after match in Toulouse• Scrum-half had made his Batley debut in Saturday’s gameBatley Bulldogs have announced that scrum-half Archie Bruce has died at the age of 20.A statement from the rugby league club said that Bruce was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday...
13:26 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

Dozens Dead or Hurt in Wedding Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan Capital KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide-bomb blast tripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said. Interior Ministry spokesman...
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

Steve Smith ruled out of Lord's Test with concussion and major doubt for Headingley Steve Smith has been ruled out for the remainder of the second Ashes Test and will likely take no part in the third Test at Headingley after suffering a concussion....
14:26 2019-08-18

“Clear the Shelter” event helps adopt dozens of animals TUCSON — Over a hundred animals have a new home thanks in part to the “Clear the Shelter” event held at Pima Animal Care Center on Saturday. The shelter waived adopted fees for pets four months and older. August is typically the busiest time for workers at PACC. They take in typica...
14:52 2019-08-18

Chinese police investigate FedEx package containing handgun Police in Southeast China's Fujian province have launched an investigation after a FedEx parcel sent from the United States was found to contain a handgun, the latest Chinese-related problem to affect the U.S. package delivery firm....
14:52 2019-08-18

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsBack in 1975 the French president Valéry Giscard D’Estaing had a brainwave. The great powers of the west were reeling from their first post-war recession, which h...
14:52 2019-08-18

Food after oil: how urban farmers are preparing us for a self-sufficient future Bristol is at the head of a food phenomenon that is helping residents better connect with their cities and each otherIf you travel by train into Bristol from north of the city, there is a point two miles from the centre when you can catch sight of a tiny farmyard. Nestling at the bottom of a railway...
14:52 2019-08-18

Has Boris Johnson hatched a cunning no-deal Brexit plan? | Stewart Lee Ingeniously used, Kinder eggs could be responsible for a greater flow of goods than the botched ferry schemeHow many small plastic toy egg casings could be hidden in, for example, a Michael Gove? And, if we knew this figure, and had an accurate idea of potential volunteer multiple plastic toy egg co...
14:52 2019-08-18

'Annoying little brother' Baker Mayfield once aspired to be like his Browns backup Garrett Gilbert was the "rock star" QB in high school and Mayfield the "fat 12-year-old" who was never afraid to clap back at his idol. Now they share the Browns' QB room....
15:13 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

Cuban man, 26, arrested after stowing away on plane to Miami, CBP says A 26-year-old Cuban man was arrested at Miami International Airport early Friday after he was found in the cargo hold of a flight that had arrived from Havana, officials said....
15:39 2019-08-18

Kim Kardashian Says She'd Do "Anything" for Paris Hilton: "She Literally Gave Me a Career" There is no schedule too demanding for Kim Kardashian! "God, I'm so tired," she huffs in this preview clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season,......
15:39 2019-08-18

French Montana Reminisces About His Relationship With Khloe Kardashian: ''The Love Was Real'' French Montana is taking a walk down memory lane. The "Slide" rapper recently opened up about his past relationship with Khloe Kardashian, whom he dated back in 2014 for a little......
15:39 2019-08-18

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
16:00 2019-08-18

FEATURE-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....
16:26 2019-08-18

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
16:26 2019-08-18

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

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

Chelsea vs Leicester lineups: Confirmed starting XIs and team news Frank Lampard has made one change from the side which lost to Liverpool on penalties in the Uefa Super Cup Final on Wednesday night, swapping out Mateo Kovacic for Mason Mount....
16:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protesters march in peace after weeks of chaos Thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in peace in the city's center to "show the world that Hong Kong people can be totally peaceful." The day of peace marks the 11th week of demonstrations....
16:52 2019-08-18

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

Elementary school invited Ghislaine Maxwell to speak to kids Jeffrey Epstein’s former gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell gave a talk to kids at a Massachusetts school — which had no idea she had been accused of being a madam for the multimillionaire pedophile. Maxwell, 57, gave a presentation to a classroom at Rockport Elementary School last January about her en...
16:52 2019-08-18

ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul wedding bombing that killed 63 ISIS has claimed responsibility for the late-night suicide bombing that killed at least 63 people — including women and children — and wounded almost 200 others at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi confirmed the casualty tol...
16:52 2019-08-18

Uttar Pradesh "Is Now Known As Hatya Pradesh," Says Akhilesh Yadav Samajwadi Party leader and former Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday hit out at Yogi Adityanath government in the state, saying that the state which should be known as "Uttam Pradesh is now......
17:13 2019-08-18

Himachal Pradesh Receives Highest-Ever Rainfall In 24 Hours The local Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday said Himachal Pradesh received the highest ever rainfall for a 24-hour period, since records began almost 70 years ago....
17:13 2019-08-18

To Use Aadhaar To Clean Voters' List, Election Body Seeks Legal Power The Election Commission has asked the government to give it statutory backing to collect Aadhaar numbers of new applicants and existing voters to check multiple entries in electoral rolls....
17:13 2019-08-18

Ludhiana On Alert After Heavy Discharge Of Water In Sutlej In Punjab The Punjab government put a precautionary alert in areas around the Sutlej river in Ludhiana city today after water was released from the Ropar Headworks in the river....
17:13 2019-08-18

Family Of Alwar Man Killed By Mob Stages Protest, Wife Threatens Suicide A month after her husband was allegedly lynched, 27-year-old Rekha and her family members are protesting at a government-run hospital in Alwar district's Tapukada for the last three days....
17:13 2019-08-18

Bihar MLA Missing After AK-47, Grenade Found At His Home, Say Police Days after an AK-47 rifle and a hand grenade was found from his home in a village near Patna, independent MLA Anant Kumar Singh has fled, the police said today....
17:13 2019-08-18

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston shareholders may not actually be seeing most of that $26 mi...
17:39 2019-08-18

Porsche's Type 64 Didn't Sell Because Of A Weird Screwup At The Auction (Updated) There were multiple press releases. There was a highly produced video. There was a Chris Harris Top Gear video. The hype generated for the auction of the only remaining Porsche Type 64 made it basically the Supra of the auction world. So last night, when a weird blunder deflated that hype and trigge...
17:39 2019-08-18

After Math: Plead the fifth With Dave Chappelle coming back to Netflix for the one, two, three, four, fif time later this month, we're taking a look at all of this week's headlines that will make you want to plead against self-incrimination....
17:39 2019-08-18

Dwight Howard and Lakers could reunite after DeMarcus Cousins injury Dwight Howard’s next step could be a reunion with one of his former teams — one with a desperate need for a center. There’s “mutual interest” between Howard and the Lakers, according to The Athletic, which reports Los Angeles will request permission from the Grizzlies t...
18:00 2019-08-18

Why Vegas believes Redskins will struggle to get six wins A preseason quarterback competition is seldom a positive sign, and nothing happening in August is pointing to the Redskins as a playoff team. If rookie Dwayne Haskins is starting early in the season, Washington will be a lost cause. Haskins is not ready, but will the Redskins play him anyway or try ...
18:00 2019-08-18

Tech giants despise politics? Hardly – they are in the thick of it and being called out | John Naughton Silicon Valley’s countercultural aura is gone now that Google develops AI for China and Palantir helps monitor immigrationIf there was one thing that united the founders of today’s tech giants in their early days it was contempt for politics, manifested as suspicion of government and a pathological ...
18:00 2019-08-18

How they got here: Joe Flacco, other NFL stars reflect on their beginnings We know the stressors that have led to a decrease in youth sports participation. But what about the reasons kids keep playing? We asked NFL players to tell us why they did....
18:26 2019-08-18

Real prepare late Eriksen bid as contract talks at Spurs stall - Paper Round "Real Madrid prepare a bid for Christian Eriksen as his contract runs down, Inter Milan to loan Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona plan Neymar loan offer."...
19:13 2019-08-18

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football authorities registered him for Asia\u0027s World Cup qualifying tournament next month."...
19:13 2019-08-18

Earthlight raises 2,000 Guineas hopes with victory in Prix Morny • Fabre-trained horse triumphs over Raffle Prize at Deauville• ‘He will go further, he will be a Guineas horse for sure’André Fabre has a live contender for the 2,000 Guineas, following a game success in the Prix Morny by Earthlight. It was a victory to cheer all of French racing, as it ends a run o...
19:13 2019-08-18

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

Get creative when looking for ways to grow your paycheck When Kim Roberts (name changed for professional reasons) began working for a hospitality group in Tribeca eight years ago, she realized she would need to think up a way to increase he income. Her salary growth trajectory, per industry standards, was limited in its upward trend, and asking for a rais...
20:26 2019-08-18

Argentina´s Fernandez says country will struggle to repay IMF loan, must renegotiate The Argentine opposition candidate, Alberto Fernandez, said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate the repayment terms, according to an interview published on Sunday by the newspaper Clarin....
20:52 2019-08-18

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents reported by the Sunday Times whose interpretation was immediately contested by ministers....
20:52 2019-08-18

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
20:52 2019-08-18

This fall upscale travelers are hunting for new adventures. Here is where they are finding them. Tried-and-true destinations remain popular but a number of new destinations are emerging as the rich seek out more private, low-key travel experience or travel with family on multigenerational trips....
20:52 2019-08-18

Steve King defends comments on abortion, rape and incest at town hall Republican Rep. Steve King clashed with constituents as he defended several of his controversial comments on abortion and immigration during a Saturday town hall in his hometown of Storm Lake, Iowa....
20:52 2019-08-18

Corey Lewandowski says he's willing to appear before Judiciary panel Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign aide who was subpoenaed Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee, said on Friday that he fully intended to appear before the panel....
20:52 2019-08-18

We asked 35 executives how they balance family and work. Here's what they said High-level executives with children have a few advantages over other working parents: They make more money, which makes childcare easier to afford. They may have more say in where and when they work. And they can influence what "family friendly" means at their companies....
20:52 2019-08-18

Gotta catch 'em all: Washington hosts Pokémon World Championships More than 7,500 people are expected to attend the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington this weekend.        ...
21:13 2019-08-18

Manchester City warned against using facial recognition on fans Campaigners say scanning faces as alternative to tickets would be intrusiveManchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk “normalising a mass surveillance tool”.The reigning Premier League champions are consid...
21:39 2019-08-18

Discrepancies in the photos of Ghislaine Maxwell at In-N-Out Burger raise question of Photoshopping or doctoring, according to report Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex-trafficking associate, was missing ever since Epstein was arrested weeks ago. That is, until the New York Post claims to have found her in Los Angeles, eating a burger. The Daily Mail visited the In-N-...
21:39 2019-08-18

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: The multitril...
21:39 2019-08-18

Johnny Manziel calls himself an ‘ex-pro football player’ in commercial for car insurance Direct Auto Johnny Manziel is back on TV pedaling auto insurance for Direct Auto. Manziel hints that his pro football career is over by referring to himself as an "ex-pro football player" in one of the commercials. Spokespersons for the ad campaign also feature Tonya Harding and Fat Joe. Manziel re...
21:39 2019-08-18

The top 9 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week Netflix Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with the most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services. This week includes Netflix's "13 Reasons Why," Amazon's "The Boys," and DC Universe's "Titans." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix's "13 Reasons ...
21:39 2019-08-18

For better or worse, George R.R. Martin says the end of Game Of Thrones isn't influencing his books Presumably because he’s a big fan of search engine optimization, George R.R. Martin spent a lot of time back in May talking about how his A Song Of Ice And Fire books versus the then-upcoming end of HBO’s Game Of Thrones adaptation. First there was a theory that Martin had made a deal with HBO to si...
21:39 2019-08-18

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

Kikuchi shuts out Blue Jays for Mariners Starter Yusei Kikuchi threw a complete-game shutout, and his Seattle Mariners clubbed four home runs in a 7-0 win against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday....
22:00 2019-08-18

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
22:00 2019-08-18

County cricket: Sussex bowl out Middlesex for just 75 Warwickshire’s Rob Yates and Durham’s Alex Lees racked up big scores while Middlesex were skittled for 75 at Hove 8.16pm BST County Championship cricket returned for a one-off August special, and strained every sinew to grab a little attention from Lord’s. In the crucial second division game at Hove...
22:26 2019-08-18

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

Tesla's relaunched solar power efforts include $50 panel rentals Tesla has relaunched its troubled solar power efforts, and that now includes an option that might be more affordable for some homeowners. The company has debuted a Rent Solar program that lets residents in six states (Arizona, California, Connecticut......
22:52 2019-08-18

Sunday Comics: Just Saying Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
23:13 2019-08-18

Will your next phone use dark mode by default? We’re entering a new dark age. Developers are falling over themselves to develop dark versions of their apps in preparation for the imminent release of Android Q and iOS 13, with their system-wide dark modes.This will apply not only to your phone’s interface – apps will also be ...
23:13 2019-08-18

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs government regulation in order to manage the massive social and democratic disorder it has created. With its new Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook wants to dis...
23:13 2019-08-18

CHEAP: HAHAHAHAHA. There’s 80% discount on the JBL Under Armour Sports Wireless Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Running is great fun, but if you want to keep your running tempo going, you’ll need some catchy music. Unfortunately, regular earphones might not do the trick. That’s why you should opt for a wireless sports earp...
23:13 2019-08-18

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow says there's 'no recession on the horizon' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro dismissed concerns about a recession Sunday after markets plummeted on Wednesday but bounced back by the week's end....
23:13 2019-08-18

Grey's Anatomy Star Camilla Luddington Marries Longtime Love Matthew Alan It's wedding bells and love songs for Grey's Anatomy star Camilla Luddington. The 35-year-old actress, who is best known for her role as Dr. Jo Wilson on the hit ABC drama,......
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

Pieters becomes 1st golfer to win Czech Masters twice Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to become the first golfer to win the Czech Masters for the second time        ...
00:00 2019-08-19

FIR Against Shiv Sena Leader Over Dalit Woman's Rape In Maharashtra: Cops Shiv Sena leader and former mayor of Ahmednagar in Maharashtra, Bhagvan Phulsundar, has been booked for allegedly abetting rape of a dalit woman by two of his brothers over a land dispute, the police......
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

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages through its External Services Division (ESD),......
00:00 2019-08-19

Trump: ‘$700M’ cost of Greenland is ‘hurting Denmark very badly’ “Denmark, essentially, owns it. We’re very good allies with Denmark, we protect Denmark like we protect large portions of the world. And so the concept came up and I said certainly, strategically it’s interesting. And we’d be interested."...
00:26 2019-08-19

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators kept a low profile...
00:26 2019-08-19

New Jersey doctor falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée A New Jersey doctor on the verge of starting his dream job and getting married fell to his death while vacationing on the island of Ibiza, according to reports. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 34, of Kearny and his fiancée, Kristi Kelly, originally from Staten Island, were sightseeing near a cliff on the islan...
00:26 2019-08-19

26-year-old man shot to death in the Bronx: cops A 26-year-old Bronx man died Sunday morning after being shot multiple times in the chest, cops said. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was shot just before 4 a.m. on Commonwealth Avenue near Randall Avenue, cops said. He was rushed to Jacobi Medical Cente...
00:26 2019-08-19

Phil Mickelson nearly misses tee time after lightning strikes hotel This wasn’t the morning jolt Phil Mickelson was looking for. Mickelson made it to Medinah Sunday approximately 40 minutes before his scheduled 11:52 a.m. tee time for the final round of the BMW Championship after lightning struck his hotel and started a fire. He was forced to evacuate the Edge...
00:52 2019-08-19

NHS says sepsis monitoring system has saved hundreds of lives Trials of digital alert technology had ‘major impact’ on deadly form of blood poisoning Trials of new digital alert technology to monitor hospital patients with sepsis have saved hundreds of lives, the NHS has said.Plans to roll out the “action and alert” technology across England as part of the NHS...
00:52 2019-08-19

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
01:13 2019-08-19

Snot on a parent's shoulders should be worn as a badge of honour | Séamas O’Reilly This is my life now, says Séamas O’Reilly, territorially marked by a baby who produces snot as if he’s stockpiling for BrexitOn those rare occasions when I do leave the house for social interactions, I’ve been bringing little mementos from home with me. Having sat down for a drink or the first bite ...
01:13 2019-08-19

Nordstrom Did So Much Right, but It's Still in Trouble Nordstrom invested heavily in e-commerce, didn’t open too many stores and has been quick to experiment with new types of shopping formats. Yet, it’s suffering the same fate as department stores that innovated less....
01:13 2019-08-19

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
01:39 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

Atletico Madrid 1 Getafe 0: Alvaro Morata header seals narrow victory in feisty LaLiga opener Alvaro Morata scored and also saw a penalty saved in a 1-0 win for Atletico Madrid over Getafe as both sides had a man sent off at the Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday night....
02:00 2019-08-19

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Epstein sex abuse claims Royal makes statement following release of video showing him in paedophile’s mansion in 2010The Duke of York has said he is “appalled” by recent sex abuse claims surrounding his former friend Jeffrey Epstein. Prince Andrew released a statement after new footage emerged showing him inside the convict...
02:26 2019-08-19

Artists who never got to Woodstock – and why they missed it The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, held from Aug. 15-18, 1969, seemed to encapsulate the zeitgeist of the 1960s and define a generation.        ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Hall of Fame sportscaster Jack Whitaker dies at 95 Jack Whitaker called Super Bowl I and Secretariat's Triple Crown victory and was inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2012.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

ESPN 'Sunday Night Baseball' broadcaster Jessica Mendoza on car accident: '(I) had nightmares' ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst Jessica Mendoza said she was "shaken up" after the car accident that caused her to miss last week's broadcast.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Former coach Mike Shanahan 'was close' to returning to Broncos for the 2018 season The former coach said he spoke with Broncos executive John Elway, but that talks "didn't work out" following the 2017 season.       ...
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

Choi has 2-run single in 9th, Rays beat Tigers 5-4 Ji-Man Choi had a two-run single in the bottom of the ninth as the Tampa Bay Rays overcame a late three-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Sunday. Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer in the eighth that pulled the Rays within 4-3       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

Blake blasts back with 100m Diamond League win, eyes world champs Former world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica edged Britain's Adam Gemili in a photo-finish to win the 100 meters at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on Sunday....
02:52 2019-08-19

Today Hosts Hoda Kotb and Dylan Dreyer's Kids Have Adorable Playdate at the Beach It's a sun day, fun day for Today show hosts Hoda Kotb and Dylan Dreyer. The two television hosts enjoyed a beach day together with their children on Saturday afternoon. From images......
02:52 2019-08-19

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
02:52 2019-08-19

Greenlanders Cringe at Being Trump's Fantasy Island President Trump has become entranced by the idea of the U.S. buying this vast, ice-shrouded island. But while Mr. Trump’s interest has drawn mixed reactions in Greenland’s capital, all insist that the country isn’t for sale....
02:52 2019-08-19

Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Over U.S. Objections The Iranian tanker impounded by Gibraltar sailed out of the British overseas territory on Sunday over the objections of the U.S., a Gibraltar official said, raising hopes that Iran would reciprocate and release a British-flagged tanker in the Persian Gulf....
02:52 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

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

Kevin Smith is making a new He-Man cartoon for Netflix As announced today at the Power-Con convention in California, Kevin Smith is making a new He-Man cartoon for Netflix. Unlike the excellent She-Ra, which it will presumably be totally unrelated to (the original series was a spin-off of the He-Man show), this one won’t be some kind of cool new take on...
04:00 2019-08-19

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

Florida man accused of mass shooting threats after texts emerge A man in Florida was arrested on Friday after investigators were alerted to text messages in which he allegedly detailed plans “to shoot as many people as he could in a large crowd,” according to a local sheriff’s office....
04:52 2019-08-19

Market Tumult Stings the New Bond King For much of the past decade, Daniel Ivascyn’s Pimco Income Fund has posted stellar returns. So far this year, though, the fund has fallen short of the fund’s benchmark index and nearly all of its peers....
04:52 2019-08-19

Israeli military kills 3 Palestinians near Gaza fence after firing toward 'armed suspects,' officials say Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians near Gaza Strip’s heavily guarded perimeter fence after armed "terrorists" were spotted trying to "infiltrate into" the country, officials announced on Sunday....
04:52 2019-08-19

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76....
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

Sonos' portable smart speaker leaks in greater detail There might not be much of a surprise left by the time Sonos unveils its first portable speaker. The crew at WinFuture has obtained pictures and details that appear to offer much clearer idea of how the hybrid smart speaker will work -- including wh......
04:52 2019-08-19