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How to Tap Into Aramco's IPO

Many investors outside of Saudi Arabia are unfamiliar with the market and its rules. Here’s how foreign investors might gain exposure to Aramco shares....

How to Tap Into Aramco's IPO

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Are Only Black American Descendants of US Slaves Deserving of Reparations? With the nation’s renewed focus on whether or how to compensate black Americans for the evils of generations of chattel slavery in the U.S. and its systemically racist aftermath, some have questioned who should qualify for reparations should such reparative justice come to pass....
04:26 2019-09-19

Tesla takes on Porsche with battle on Germany's toughest circuit Tesla wants to steal Porsche's bragging rights by testing its Model S on the northern loop of Germany's Nuerburgring circuit, using a marketing tool that German carmakers have long used to tout the superiority of their products....
04:26 2019-09-19

20 must-have Halloween costumes for adults this year Check out some of the most popular costumes for grown-ups on Amazon, like 1920s flapper gear, superhero suits, and inflatable dinosaur gear.       ...
04:26 2019-09-19

What Was Your Most Ridiculous Medical Bill? It’s no secret that the U.S. medical system is completely fucked up. We seek medical care without knowing how much it will cost; prices are negotiated between hospitals and insurance companies, and we have little to no choice but to pay our premiums, deductibles, and whatever bills might come our wa...
04:26 2019-09-19

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready celebrates Infinite Color & Sound with new playlist Infinite Color & Sound is a music and art collaboration between Mike McCready and artist Kate Neckel featuring original music written by the duo.        ...
04:26 2019-09-19

Israel’s Arab Politicians Emerge With New Political Heft A higher voter turnout translated into power for Israel’s Arab alliance, opening up possibilities for a more influential role in the political arena....
04:52 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau ‘pissed off’ at himself for ‘brownface,’ admits second offense Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night after a photo of him surfaced wearing “brownface” and a turban at a party in 2001 — but admitted it was not the first time he had donned skin-darkening makeup. Trudeau offered the mea culpa soon after Time Magazine posted the photo of...
04:52 2019-09-19

Woman documents 7-year-old cottage cheese in work fridge One woman’s curdled snack has turned into an annual celebration. Julia Giacoboni took to Reddit to share the long, rancid journey of a container of cottage cheese she opened up seven years ago — and has kept in the fridge ever since. On Tuesday, the Philly resident shared a composite of ...
04:52 2019-09-19

Woman dying of cervical cancer at 25: ‘Pap smear could have saved me’ Her youth has cut her life short. After experiencing constant, severe bleeding and back pain, Paige Hart, 25, was diagnosed in November with cervical cancer. Following chemotherapy, she was told she was cured, but then the pain returned, and doctors discovered the cancer had, too. It had spread to h...
04:52 2019-09-19

Snail caviar is ‘a flavor incomparable with any other food’ The slow food movement has really gone too far. Snail caviar is the flavor du jour taking the culinary world by storm. The tiny, pearled delicacies are selling like hotcakes in Italy, where a kilogram can cost more than $3,000, according to Modern Farmer. “It’s a flavor that’s incomparable with any ...
04:52 2019-09-19

University of California to dump fossil fuel investments “Our job is to make money for the University of California and we’re betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments,” said an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times written by two UC executives....
04:52 2019-09-19

Dead shark ‘paraded’ through seafood festival sparks outcry An image of a dead blue shark recently being “paraded” before a crowd at a British seafood festival has sparked great debate, as the species is nearly threatened on a global scale. Some critics of the photo declared the incident a “disgusting” disgrace to the local community, seeing as the species&#...
04:52 2019-09-19

Lawyer who built Humana into a health insurance giant dies at 88 Jones turned a $1,000 investment into America’s largest nursing-home chain, then made it a hospital giant and finally a $37 billion health insurance corporation....
05:13 2019-09-19

Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts.’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
05:13 2019-09-19

| SABC bleeds billions in 'exorbitant' sports broadcast rights - CEO In the past three years SABC lost as much as R3.8bn on monies paid for sports broadcasting rights. If the SABC continued on this trajectory it would need another R6.8bn, members of Parliament heard....
05:52 2019-09-19

Asteroid dust may have triggered massive explosion of life on Earth 466 million years ago Nearly half a billion years ago, there was a huge explosion of species development on Earth, causing the biodiversity of animals to increase dramatically -- but the true cause of that event has remained a mystery....
05:52 2019-09-19

Zuckerberg Heads to Capitol Hill to Push His Version of Web Regulation Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will pitch to lawmakers his moderate vision for internet regulation and seeking to placate lawmakers who are weighing tougher moves....
05:52 2019-09-19

Google, Facebook Cozy Up to Publishers as Regulators Circle Tech giants are making concessions long sought by news publishers whose business has been hurt by the platforms’ dominance, moves some see as an effort to pre-empt potential regulatory backlash....
05:52 2019-09-19

California Enacts Law to Classify Some Gig Workers as Employees California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation intended to classify some independent contractors as employees eligible for legal protections as companies including Uber and Lyft ramp up their resistance to the change....
05:52 2019-09-19

Apple Communications Chief to Leave Company Apple said its head of communications is leaving the company, the latest of several senior executive departures this year as the tech giant reorients its business amid flagging iPhone sales....
05:52 2019-09-19

Nielsen Takes Minority Stake in Brand-Safety Firm OpenSlate Executives declined to disclose the size of Nielsen’s investment in OpenSlate. The deal values OpenSlate at more than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter....
05:52 2019-09-19

Felipe Vazquez Admitted to Sex Acts With a 13-Year-Old, Police Say The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, who was arrested on Tuesday, said he drove to the house of the girl in 2017 and engaged in sexual activity in his car, according to the Pennsylvania State Police....
05:52 2019-09-19

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologizes for 2001 brownface photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo surfaced that morning of the former teacher dressed in brownface during a 2001 school event....
05:52 2019-09-19

Two Months After Turning Off Local Chat And Angering Players, EVE Online Is Back To Normal After 66 days in darkness, EVE Online is turning the lights back on: The infamous Nullsec blackout came to an end on Monday, enabling players to once again use the “local” chat channel to see other nearby players. The blackout was one of the first changes implemented in the game’s so-called “Chaos E...
06:13 2019-09-19

The First Puzzle Quest Is Still The Best 2007's Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords combined tile-matching puzzles and role-playing game mechanics to create an incredibly compelling hybrid game that was near impossible to put down. One sequel, several spin-offs, and countless copycats later, the Switch version of the original Puzzl...
06:13 2019-09-19

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. partners with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington After wearing an expensive Richard Mille watch during an NFL game, Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is partnering with Swedish watchmaker Daniel Wellington....
06:13 2019-09-19

Childhood behavior problems linked to insomnia in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Treating kids' behavior problems might have the additional benefit of reducing their risk of insomnia as adults, a recent study suggests....
06:13 2019-09-19

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including Fed rate cut, Agco CEO on tariffs, and FedEx Jim Cramer reveals a bright spot in Wall Street's reaction to the Fed's move to cut interest rates and chats with CEOs of Cronos, Agco and Tech Data....
06:13 2019-09-19

AI can't offer protection from 'deepfakes,' new report says Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from Data and Society....
06:39 2019-09-19

Mexico reopens investigation into 2014 disappearance of 43 students Mexico will open a new investigation into the 2014 disappearance and apparent massacre of 43 students, authorities said on Wednesday, a controversial case that caused a crisis for the previous government and drew international criticism....
06:39 2019-09-19

Canada Conservative leader says Trudeau brown face picture shows he's unfit to govern Canadian Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer said his Liberal rival in the upcoming election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is unfit to govern the country after a 2001 picture emerged showing him dressed in brown face....
06:39 2019-09-19

Trump sees many options short of war with Iran after attacks on Saudis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday there were many options short of war with Iran after U.S. ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites that was "unquestionably sponsored" by Tehran....
06:39 2019-09-19

U.S. unlikely to impose sanctions on Turkey over Russian buy: Turkish official U.S. President Donald Trump has become more understanding about why Turkey has purchased a Russian missile defense system and he is not expected to impose U.S. sanctions on Ankara over the issue, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
06:39 2019-09-19

If a US recession comes, it will be 'shallow,' says Barings chief U.S. consumers and growth in sectors such as technology have offset declines in other American industries, says Tom Finke, chairman and CEO of investment management firm Barings....
07:13 2019-09-19

The US Navy just confirmed these UFO videos are the real deal The US Navy has finally acknowledged footage purported to show UFOs hurtling through the air. And while officials said they don't know what the objects are, they're not indulging any hints either....
07:13 2019-09-19

Want to save on a home? Buy it with some strangers While looking for a home in Los Angeles, Dan Nufer saw a house in the Glassell Park neighborhood that was better than anything else he'd seen -- newly renovated and larger than the properties he'd already been outbid on....
07:13 2019-09-19

Prada relegates fashion in favour of clothes Decision to serve the season without a big splash showed in the finish and finer detailingIf fashion is currently getting a bad rap for being trend-led and disposable, Miuccia Prada – the ridiculously influential fashion designer responsible for the most-imitated trends – is only too aware of the co...
07:13 2019-09-19

Facebook is working on AR glasses it thinks can replace your iPhone and Android Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a standalone product that could replace smartphones. Facebook aims to release the product by 2025, but the company doesn’t have a great trac...
07:13 2019-09-19

‘Materialism Will One Day Bring Change.’ Why a Senior Defector Believes North Korea’s Days Are Numbered An influx of capitalist culture and a swelling desire for material goods could one day spell the end for North Korea’s Kim dynasty and hasten the pariah state’s re-entry into the international community. That’s according to a high-ranking defector who spoke recently to TIME. Thae Y...
07:13 2019-09-19

Smart home technology just got simpler – and far more affordable Sponsored by RACV To many people, it may seem like basic home security hasn’t advanced much in recent years. Apart from professionally-installed monitoring setups in mansions, most people will be left thinking that the same, basic, ineffective alarm systems that were available 20 years ago ar...
07:13 2019-09-19

Man claims Chicago cop framed him for murder at 15. Lawyers say they can prove it Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed 15-year-old Demetrius Johnson for murder, lawyers with The Exoneration Project say in a new petition.        ...
07:39 2019-09-19

Jon Pardi puts on his dancing shoes for new video Country singer Jon Pardi enlisted the help of his girlfriend Summer Duncan and put on his dancing shoes for his new music video, “Heartache Medication.” (Sept. 18)        ...
07:39 2019-09-19

Trump’s communications with foreign leader are part of whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff between spy chief and Congress, former officials say The president’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that prompted an intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complaint, the officials said....
08:00 2019-09-19

What's the Worst Band to Get Fired to? On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that WeWork CEO Adam Neumann once fired a bunch of employees and then, a few weeks later, tried to sooth the pain for his remaining workers by giving them tequila shots and hosting a concert by DMC of the legendary rap group Run-DMC.Read more......
08:00 2019-09-19

Climate Change is Already Killing Americans and Costing Billions in Medical Bills, Report Finds Climate change will make our lives worse in the years to come, but a new report out this week highlights the stark costs people are already paying in the U.S. In 2012 alone, it found 10 major climate-related events likely led to nearly 1,000 extra deaths, almost 21,000 hospitalizations, and an added...
08:00 2019-09-19

The World Is ‘Grossly’ Unprepared for the Next Major Pandemic, Watchdog Finds A report compiled by an independent group of experts claims that governments and NGOs are woefully unprepared for the next big pandemic, while subsequently warning of a “very real threat” for a global-scale pandemic to kill 50 million to 80 million people.Read more......
08:00 2019-09-19

Exposed Files Leak Details on SORM, Russia's Pervasive Domestic Surveillance System A California-based security company on Wednesday revealed its researchers had discovered more than 1.7 terabytes of proprietary telecommunications data left publicly online, including hardware specifications for a lawful surveillance device used throughout the Russian Federation.Read more......
08:00 2019-09-19

Duck Gifs Are the Only Gifs With Integrity Gifs lit up Web 1.0 like Las Vegas—the torches, crystal balls, humping muppets, dancing babies, mailboxes opening and closing to indicate that you’ve got mail—all signaling that crimson castles, their divorced dads clubs, and in-browser spaceships were hip and exciting places to be. In honor of an a...
08:00 2019-09-19

Scotland's Sturgeon hopes court will rule against Johnson Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told DW she hopes the UK's Supreme Court rules that the prorogation of parliament was unlawful. Judges must choose between Scottish and English interpretations of the law....
08:00 2019-09-19

Champions League: Leverkusen shocked at home, PSG outplay Real Madrid Self-inflicted wounds hindered Bayer Leverkusen in their first game of the new Champions League season. In Paris, a host of stars were missing but one side coped better than the other and came out on top....
08:00 2019-09-19

Black carbon particles found in human placentas Damaging particulate pollution has been found on the fetus-side of placentas in pregnant women. However, some researchers question whether this actually means it can cross the placenta barrier....
08:00 2019-09-19

Cuomo signs law making it easier to prosecute rape cases Joined by Academy Award-winning actresses Mira Sorvino and Julianne Moore, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that extends the time period to bring criminal and civil cases for rape and other sex crimes. Prosecutions could be brought for rape and sex crimes in the second degree within 20 y...
08:26 2019-09-19

Complaints against NYPD hit 5-year high amid anti-cop fever Complaints against the NYPD have hit a five-year high, spiking nearly 20% since last year — further evidence of the simmering “anti-cop sentiment” pervading the city, according to police sources. The Civilian Complaint Review Board — the city’s police oversight agency — logged a total of 5,236 compl...
08:26 2019-09-19

Driver who fatally struck 1-year-old lived in same Bronx building as victim The man accused of running over a 1-year-old Bronx girl is a self-described rapper who shacked up in the same apartment building as the child he killed, The Post has learned. Kier Boneparte, 22, faces reckless driving and other charges stemming from the Tuesday afternoon death of Djeneba Magassa, wh...
08:26 2019-09-19

How to watch Huawei’s Mate 30 event – and what to expect Huawei is set to reveal the Mate 30 – its latest flagship phone – at an event in Munich, Germany on September 19.  The event will begin at 2PM CEST/8AM ET. If you want to watch it, you can head on to Huawei’s YouTube page here, or better yet, just watch the stream below: The company is expected to a...
08:26 2019-09-19

Scientists came up with a reasonable plan to build an elevator to the Moon It’s not quite a “Stairway to Heaven,” but scientists have come up with what appears to be a perfectly feasible plan to build an elevator to the Moon. Or, more accurately, a Spaceline from the Moon to the Earth. In a paper published in late August, astrophysicists Zephyr Penoyre and Emily Sandson of...
08:26 2019-09-19

VENN is the 24/7 network gaming needs, say its creators A cohort of gaming veterans are creating a dedicated gaming and esports network that puts the focus on professional streaming celebrities — a channel called VENN. VENN, which stands for Video game Entertainment & News Network (pity we couldn’t work the G in there, because we were so close to having ...
08:26 2019-09-19

Pastafarian pastor wears colander, leads prayer at government meeting HOMER, Alaska — A pastor wearing a colander on his head offered the opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to open a local government meeting in Alaska, the latest blessing from a nontraditional church since a court ruling. Barrett Fletcher, the Pastafarian pastor, no...
08:26 2019-09-19

Ex-Obama campaign staffer mounts second primary challenge to Rep. Carolyn Maloney A former campaign staffer for Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he will mount a second primary challenge to long-serving New York Democratic congresswoman Carolyn Maloney in 2020....
08:26 2019-09-19

Government-run health care, universal Medicare buy-ins backed by most Dem primary voters: Fox News Poll As health care continues to become a central issue heading into the 2020 presidential election season, Democrats indicate they favor offering some form of a government-run system, according to a Fox News Poll....
08:26 2019-09-19

The best upcoming TV shows and movies on Netflix UPDATE: El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie and Dolemite Is My Name have been added to our list of the best upcoming shows and movies on Netflix – find out more about them on the next two slides.Netflix has changed the way we engage with television shows and movies forever, giving us the most con...
08:52 2019-09-19

PSG 3-0 Real Madrid: Angel Di Maria stars in Paris to ruin Zinedine Zidane's Champions League return Angel Di Maria struck twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-0 victory over Real Madrid to hand the French giants an early advantage in Champions League Group A....
08:52 2019-09-19

Powerful Humberto, a Category 3 hurricane, delivers glancing blow to Bermuda Hurricane Humberto buffeted Bermuda with strong winds Wednesday, knocking out power for thousands as the storm's center moved away from the island.        ...
09:13 2019-09-19

Cole 18th in MLB history with 300 K's in season Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole struck out Shin-Soo Choo in the sixth inning Wednesday night for his 300th strikeout of the season. He's the 18th major leaguer since 1900 to strike out at least 300 in a season....
09:13 2019-09-19

Devastating Back-To-School PSA Evokes Mass Shootings An association formed by victims' relatives after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook school in the United States has posted a shocking ad featuring children fleeing at the sound of gunfire....
09:13 2019-09-19

US Teen Fatally Stabbed As Peers Filmed, Police Say The final bell rang Monday at Oceanside High School, and before long more than 50 teenagers had gathered in a strip mall parking lot a few blocks away....
09:13 2019-09-19

"Presidents Should Avoid TV, Social Media": Obama's Dig At Trump Barack Obama appeared to lob a thinly veiled jab at his replacement in the White House at a technology event here Wednesday, marking a rare public rebuke from the former president....
09:13 2019-09-19

Will Outline Increased Iran Sanctions Within 48 Hours, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters that he would provide more details about increased U.S. sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, after announcing them earlier on Twitter....
09:13 2019-09-19

'American Idol' alum Antonella Barba back in jail after father resigns as custodian Barba's attorney said she voluntarily turned herself in after a plan to have a person other than her father take custody of her fell through.        ...
09:13 2019-09-19

Cahna's 11th-inning double lifts A's over Royals Mark Canha stroked a two-out, two-strike RBI double in the 11th inning Wednesday afternoon, giving the host Oakland Athletics a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals in a game that featured a 28-minute rain delay and a brilliant pitchers' duel....
10:00 2019-09-19

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologizes for wearing ‘brownface’ after photo emerges The photograph, taken while Trudeau was a teacher at the private West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver, shows him smiling while wearing a feathered turban, his face darkened in a practice with racist roots that has gotten other politicians in hot water....
10:26 2019-09-19

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday....
10:26 2019-09-19

Eyes in the Sky Help Farmers on the Ground Aerial imaging companies using high-resolution cameras and artificial intelligence data analysis are giving the agricultural community a high-tech boost....
10:52 2019-09-19

US Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad To Testify Over Taliban Peace Plan The US envoy who negotiated with the Taliban will testify behind closed doors to Congress on Thursday, 12 days after President Donald Trump abruptly ended talks with the Afghan militants....
10:52 2019-09-19

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Trump warns US could 'do some dastardly things' as he steps up retaliation threat Donald Trump has warned that the US could "do some dastardly things" as he stepped up his treat of retaliation over the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities....
10:52 2019-09-19

Prosecutors probe how Airbus got classified Bundeswehr files Airbus acquired classified documents from Germany's armed forces concerning two military procurement programs. The aerospace giant said it is "fully cooperating" with an investigation into how employees got the files....
11:13 2019-09-19

'Wake up and face facts' : Greta Thunberg pleads with politicians to lead fight against climate crisis – as it happened The Swedish teen activist made clear her disapproval of Trump leaving the Paris climate agreementThe Guardian is joining forces with more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis ahead of the UN summit. Read more about Covering Climate Now. 1.28am BST That’s it from the Liv...
11:13 2019-09-19

Fracking plans near Adani coalmine raise new environmental fears Environmentalists are concerned gas extraction near the Carmichael site will compound the impacts of coalmining on the Galilee BasinA Queensland gas company plans to begin fracking at two exploratory wells close to the Adani Carmichael mine site later this year, and hopes production can begin “early...
11:13 2019-09-19

Reef protection laws pass despite industry attacks on their scientific basis Queensland’s government will limit the agricultural pollution harming the Great Barrier ReefThe Queensland government has passed new regulations to limit agricultural pollution damaging the Great Barrier Reef in the face of a hostile campaign that has sought to discredit consensus science.On Tuesday...
11:13 2019-09-19

Torres Strait islanders invite Scott Morrison to see climate crisis first hand Islanders, whose homes already face inundation, have complained to the UN over Australia’s lack of action on climate changeTorres Strait islanders “embarrassed” by Scott Morrison’s appearance at last month’s Pacific Islands Forum will request he visit their region to view the impacts of climate chan...
11:13 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Britain's Barclay urges EU to be flexible, creative over Brexit Britain's Brexit minister Stephen Barclay urged the European Union to show flexibility and creativity over Brexit on Thursday, saying the Irish backstop arrangement "has to go" and that Britain was prepared to leave without a deal if needed....
11:13 2019-09-19

Jerry to strengthen into hurricane as it nears Caribbean islands The Atlantic basin has become a cauldron of tropical activity in recent weeks, and the latest system to bubble up far out over the Atlantic Ocean is Tropical Storm Jerry, which came alive early Wednesday....
11:13 2019-09-19

Two Men in ICE Custody Reach Day 72 of Hunger Strike Two Indian asylum seekers detained by U.S. immigration Gurjant Singh and Ajay Kumar have been on hunger strike for 72 days, according to their attorneys. Advocates are concerned for their health....
11:13 2019-09-19

Here's what's coming to (and going from) Netflix in October October marks both the beginning of Spooky Season and the arrival of some highly anticpated properties to Netflix. What better way to kick off the month than with the film adaptation of Stephen King’s In The Tall Grass, or with the horrors of puberty via the third season of Big Mouth? How about Rais...
11:39 2019-09-19

Seann William Scott is a long way from Stifler in the psycho parenthood thriller Bloodline Pregnancy as body horror is a familiar subgenre, but the new Blumhouse thriller Bloodline takes that idea a step further by presenting parenthood as a corruptively violent force, transforming a new mother or father from the inside out. The need to protect isn’t that far off from the need to destroy,...
11:39 2019-09-19

T-Mobile’s Sprint merger is opposed by 18 state attorneys general Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is the latest state attorney general to oppose T-Mobile's Sprint merger. Today, Shapiro announced that he'll join a lawsuit to block the "megamerger" of the telecom giants, making him the 18th attorney gener......
11:39 2019-09-19

What’s coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie As you'd expect, Netflix is planning plenty of seasonal thrillers for October. The theme this year is that the kids are not okay. You'll meet Eli, a child with a mysterious illness who has to be secluded from the world and is battling "nightmares." R......
11:39 2019-09-19

'Apex Legends' teases its newest playable character with in-game cameo In one of the more elaborate and novel teasers for a new playable character in an online game, you can already see Apex Legends' newest star. You just can't play him. Over the last few days, players have spotted Crypto, Apex's long-rumored hacker cha......
11:39 2019-09-19

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile music-......
11:39 2019-09-19

PM to meet military chiefs on unofficial campaign trail Boris Johnson is continuing his unofficial general election campaign with talks with military chiefs and meeting troops on a visit to an army training ground....
11:39 2019-09-19

American Horror Story: 1984 Sets Up an Absolutely Terrifying '80s Extravaganza American Horror Story: 1984 is here and now we're wondering how on earth this show is only now giving us 80s slasher movie. The first few minutes of the new season (after the murder......
12:00 2019-09-19

Mike Johnson Sounds Off on Getting Snubbed as The Bachelor's Next Lead Mike Johnson may not be the next Bachelor, but he still knows how "wonderful" he is. Viewers across the country thought Mike was an absolute shoe-in for the role of The Bachelor.......
12:00 2019-09-19

What do I need to make YouTube videos? Ed wonders if you need a computer to make YouTube videos, as he doesn’t own oneI’m a newbie. When people shoot YouTube videos, do they need a computer or laptop to do so? I don’t have either. EdPeople shoot videos with all kinds of equipment, from simple smartphones to professional movie cameras. Pr...
12:00 2019-09-19

Shane Gillis jokes about 'SNL' firing, Asians and 'funny' Trump assassination at NYC show Fired 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Shane Gillis insisted that he didn't vote for President Donald Trump at his first show since Monday's exit.        ...
12:39 2019-09-19

Amnesty says migrant workers still being exploited in Qatar Amnesty investigated three Qatari companies1,620 workers submitted complaints after wages stoppedThousands of migrant workers in Qatar are still being exploited despite repeated promises to improve workers’ rights in the lead-up to the 2022 World Cup, according to a new report by Amnesty Internation...
12:39 2019-09-19

Steve Hansen points finger at Rassie Erasmus for 'putting pressure on referees' ‘Pretty obvious what they’re trying to do,’ says NZ coachAll Blacks face South Africa in Saturday’s pool gameNew Zealand’s head coach Steve Hansen has rebuked his counterpart Rassie Erasmus for attempting to influence the French referee Jérôme Garcès before Saturday’s pool game between the two south...
12:39 2019-09-19

Google launches AI lab in Bangalore, India Google is opening an AI lab in Bangalore, India that will focus in part on the creation of systems to improve education, agriculture, and health care.Read More...
12:39 2019-09-19

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
12:39 2019-09-19

Central Park Tower: 1,500ft-high New York skyscraper is now the world's tallest residential building The Big Apple welcomes a 131-storey vertical neighbourhood of homes priced up to £50.44 million and 'the world's most exclusive' residents' club and spa....
12:39 2019-09-19

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
13:00 2019-09-19

Global Growth to Hit Decade Low Amid U.S.-China Trade War The global economy is set to grow at the slowest pace since the financial crisis, with business investment and trade hampered by an escalating dispute between the U.S. and China, the OECD said....
13:00 2019-09-19

Mother Or Baby Die In Child Birth Every 11 Seconds: UN Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy....
13:00 2019-09-19

CBS, WarnerMedia, Viacom to stop running e-cigarettes ads after vaping illnesses, deaths CBS, Viacom and WarnerMedia will stop running ads for e-cigarettes and products like Juul following concerns over vaping illnesses and deaths.       ...
13:00 2019-09-19

Apple iOS 13 available today Software update works with phones back to iPhone 6S and SE, and is available Thursday. New tools include safer sign-on credentials, robocaller killer.       ...
13:00 2019-09-19

Seth Lugo gets it done for Mets in first at-bat of 2019 DENVER — Seth Lugo figured extended duty was almost a certainty for him Wednesday given the Mets’ schedule. But Lugo couldn’t have anticipated it unfolding in quite this manner. In addition to recording the final six outs in the 7-4 victory over the Rockies, the right-hander batted in the ninth inni...
13:00 2019-09-19

Igor Shesterkin’s hyped Rangers debut was years in the making The countdown, more than five years in the making, arrived at 10:10 of the second period of the Rangers’ exhibition opener against the Devils at the Garden on Wednesday. That is when 23-year-old Igor Shesterkin, the Moscow-born 118th-overall selection of the 2014 entry draft, replaced Alexandar Geor...
13:00 2019-09-19

Jamal Adams rips NFL for fining him: ‘League is a damn joke’ Jamal Adams blasted the NFL for fining him for a late hit on Baker Mayfield during the Jets’ 23-3 loss to the Browns on Monday night at MetLife Stadium. Adams was called for roughing the passer on the play, which came on a third-and-8 from midfield on Cleveland’s second possession of the game. The B...
13:00 2019-09-19

Trumaine Johnson needs to save his $72.5 million job The Jets may have a $72.5 million cheerleader on their hands. On the heels of high-priced cornerback Trumaine Johnson getting benched Monday night, Adam Gase was effusive in his praise of the cornerbacks who did play and declined to say Johnson would start Sunday against the Patriots. “It just hasn’...
13:00 2019-09-19

How investing in hardware differs from software — and why it’s worth the trouble Software will eat the world. That’s what they say, but IoT is inherently not only software. When it comes to looking at hardware startups, or even products, you need to look at a lot of moving parts. Potential investors need to look at hardware in a very different way than software investing. If sof...
13:26 2019-09-19

Try this brain-melting 3D game that was built entirely in ASCII This is the coolest thing I’ve seen in a while. A resourceful developer has built a browser-based online 3D game that is entirely rendered in text — and it also has a multiplayer mode. Yes, you heard that right. Asciicker (read as Ass-kicker) is all ASCII, meaning the graphics are made up entirely f...
13:26 2019-09-19

SEC sues cryptocurrency startup ICOBox for selling $14.6M worth of unregistered tokens The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued ICOBox, and its founder Nikolay Evdokimov, for allegedly running an illegal token sale worth more $14.6 million. According to the complaint, raised the funds in 2017 to create a platform for issuing initial coin offerings (ICOs). The SEC says the...
13:26 2019-09-19

Titans vs. Jaguars: Live stream, how to watch, TV channel, time, latest odds For the fifth time in six seasons, the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars square off on "Thursday Night Football."       ...
13:26 2019-09-19

Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot make short film on climate crisis – video Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have produced a film to highlight the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.Living ecosystems like forests, mangroves, swamps and seabeds can pull enormous quantities of carbon from the air and store them safely...
13:26 2019-09-19

Wall Street futures tick lower after mixed policy signals from Fed U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but played down hopes of further monetary easing....
14:00 2019-09-19

Huawei's new phone lacks Google access after U.S. ban Huawei [HWT.UL] launches what could be the world's smartest 5G phone on Thursday, but its fate in Europe will hang on whether customers will buy a device lacking access to software and apps supported by Google....
14:00 2019-09-19

Trump 'not thrilled' with Fed but says chairman's job safe: Fox News U.S. President Donald Trump said Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's job is safe, even though he was "not thrilled" with the central bank after it moved to lower interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday....
14:00 2019-09-19

The Keurig of cocktails is expanding sales to California What if whipping up a Moscow Mule or an Old Fashioned was as easy as popping a coffee pod into a Keurig machine? Cocktail bartenders and other libations experts would likely turn up their nose at such an idea. Still, Keurig Dr. Pepper and Anheuser-Bu......
14:00 2019-09-19

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published a dubious article claiming that using smartpho......
14:00 2019-09-19

Why college students could draw new attention in 2020: Their turnout doubled for the midterms, study finds Turnout among college students grew far more than that of the voting population overall, according to a study from Tufts University. The authors cited the national trends, but also greater emphasis on civic engagement on campuses across the country....
14:00 2019-09-19

Age not an obstacle to Serena's pursuit of 24th major: Mouratoglou Serena Williams is getting faster and fitter in her hunt for an elusive 24th Grand Slam title and the 37-year-old still has time on time on her side despite missed opportunities, the American's coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has said....
14:00 2019-09-19

Racing lines: Why you should watch Rapid Response Dr Olvey saved Alex Zanardi’s life when he lost both legs in 2001 New documentary is a revealing foray into the dark world of motorsport medical professionals “I didn’t know then how little I knew,” says Dr Steve Olvey when reflecting on his early years in racing. It’s all too easy to slide on th...
14:26 2019-09-19

Haas explains why it didn't go for Hulkenberg for its '20 F1 line-up Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner has explained the "close call" of forgoing an offer to Nico Hulkenberg in favour of retaining Romain Grosjean for 2020...
14:26 2019-09-19

Ferrari backs Giovinazzi as Hulkenberg is linked with Alfa Romeo Mattia Binotto says Alfa Romeo driver Antonio Giovinazzi needs to feel the "confidence" of Ferrari, amid speculation over his Formula 1 future and Nico Hulkenberg's emergence as a free agent...
14:26 2019-09-19

US STOCKS-Wall Street futures tick lower after mixed policy signals from Fed U.S. stock index futures were lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected interest rate cut but played down hopes of further monetary easing....
14:26 2019-09-19

Shares inch higher after Fed cut; BOJ, SNB, BoE keep powder dry World share markets and bond yields nudged modestly higher on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve's second interest rate cut of the year and promises of support from other top central banks kept global recession jitters at bay....
14:52 2019-09-19

|PICS:Ohbaby!EltonJantjiesandhisgrowingfamilyarethecutest South African rugby player Elton Jantjies recently popped the question to his long-term girlfriend Iva Ristic 3 months after the couple welcomed their third child....
14:52 2019-09-19

Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents say it may just be posturing....
14:52 2019-09-19

The cheat hackers 'ruining' gaming for others The use of cheats is a major problem in video games and it’s becoming increasingly lucrative as esports take off. We meet a teenage hacker’s making thousands....
14:52 2019-09-19

Antonio Brown shares text messages appearing to show doctor joking about farting incident Antonio Brown on Wednesday shared a text message that appeared to be from the doctor who accused him of farting in his face repeatedly and laughing about it during a consultation in August 2018....
14:52 2019-09-19

Pittsburgh-area DA won't prosecute Antonio Brown because of statute of limitations New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on a Pennsylvania sexual assault accusation because a statue of limitations has expired in the case, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement. ...
14:52 2019-09-19

New York Jets' Jamal Adams appears to be upset over benching New York Jets safety Jamal Adams appeared to express subtle frustration with his team after he was benched during their loss to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night....
14:52 2019-09-19

Amish men escape after being pulled over for drinking and driving in horse and buggy Picture this: Two Amish men drinking alcoholic beverages while operating a horse and buggy carrying a 12-pack of Michelob Ultra and outfitted with a giant stereo system....
14:52 2019-09-19

Watch Huawei's Mate 30 event right here After all those Huawei product photos leaked over the past weeks, the company might have no surprises left in store for its Mate 30 event in Munich, Germany. Still, you can confirm all the rumored information that came out yourself by watching a live......
15:13 2019-09-19

Southampton’s Jan Bednarek: ‘We have to be a really nasty opponent’ The rejuvenated defender on fearing no one under Hasenhüttl, why he gave up goalkeeping and the value of psychologyThere are few better symbols of Southampton’s transformation under Ralph Hasenhüttl than Jan Bednarek. It is a little more than two years since the Poland defender swapped Poznan for th...
15:13 2019-09-19

‘The pressure is on Japan’: Russia seek upset in Rugby World Cup opener • ‘We’ll have enough adrenaline to raise the dead,’ says captain• Friday’s match, in Tokyo, set to be first of 48 sell-outsWhen Japan last played Russia in Tokyo, nine years ago, the attendance was little more than 6,000. On Friday night the Ajinomoto Stadium will be at its 49,970 capacity as the tw...
15:13 2019-09-19

Exclusive: Zarif threatens 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran In an exclusive interview with CNN's Nick Paton Walsh, Zarif raised the specter of 'all-out war' in case of a US or Saudi military strike on the country....
15:13 2019-09-19

USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 4 of the season Week 4 of the college football season bring a matchup between Notre Dame and Georgia plus two other showdowns. USA TODAY staff pick the Top 25 games.       ...
15:13 2019-09-19

"Sena Won't Breakup With BJP, Will Take What's Offered": Congress Leader Congress leader Rajiv Satav said Shiv Sena will not leave BJP, their leaders say they have resignation in their pockets, but they have never resigned....
15:13 2019-09-19

Yogi Adityanath's Claims Questioned As Rape Survivors Fight For Justice Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, today listed the "safety of women and girls" as a priority for his government, at a time two major cases involving accused linked to the ruling......
15:13 2019-09-19

Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta Asks PM Not To Inaugurate Birbhum Project A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Birbhum coal block, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta wrote a letter to the PM today, saying......
15:13 2019-09-19

SBI Now Pays These Interest Rates On Fixed Deposits Up To Rs 2 Crore State Bank of India (SBI) interest rates: The country's largest bank currently pays interest at the rates of 4.50-6.50 per cent on fixed deposits up to Rs 2 crore to the public, and 5-7 per cent to......
15:39 2019-09-19

Navistar to build new truck plant in Texas, aims to boost margins U.S. truck maker Navistar International Corp said on Thursday it will invest more than $250 million in a new, more efficient truck plant in San Antonio, Texas, that will produce three different sized trucks and create around 600 jobs....
15:39 2019-09-19

French Casino about to sell its Leader Price unit to Aldi - Les Echos French supermarket retailer Casino is about to sell its Leader Price unit to its German low-cost competitor Aldi in a deal estimated at 400 million euros, French daily Les Echos reported on Thursday....
15:39 2019-09-19

WRAPUP 2-Iran warns against war as U.S. and Saudi weigh response to oil attack Iran warned U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran....
15:39 2019-09-19

UPDATE 1-Alberta to return C$1.3 mln worth of pot products to CannTrust CannTrust Holdings Inc said on Thursday that Alberta government has decided to return C$1.3 million worth of sold pot products, days after the Canadian health regulator cancelled the company's licence to produce and sell cannabis....
15:39 2019-09-19

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged US congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
16:00 2019-09-19

Will electric cars be able to save Volkswagen from its diesel emissions scandal? Reeling from the worst scandal in its long history, Volkswagen is making a bold, multi-billion dollar bet on electric vehicles. The move looks both like a bid to redeem itself and a bet on securing a place at the top of the future automotive world....
16:00 2019-09-19

Toys R Us partners with Candytopia to woo shoppers back with new experiences The Candytopia and Toys R Us partnership will open in late October in Chicago and Atlanta. The exhibits will stay open through the 2019 holidays, before moving on to different locations....
16:00 2019-09-19

Bajrang, Ravi Lose In World Championships Semis, Grab Olympic Quotas Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya entered the World Wrestling Championships semi-finals and became the second and third Indian wrestlers, after Vinesh Phogat, to claim quotas for the Tokyo Olympics 2020....
16:00 2019-09-19

Vinesh Wants To Convert World Wrestling Championships Bronze Into Gold Vinesh Phogat defeated Greece's Maria Prevolaraki to win the bronze medal match in the World Wrestling Championships on Wednesday. She had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics after her win......
16:00 2019-09-19

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated....
16:00 2019-09-19

Tuvalu changes PM, adds to concerns over backing for Taiwan in Pacific Parliament in the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, making a change that analysts say could give China a chance to further undermine Taiwan in a region that has been a pillar of support....
16:00 2019-09-19

Ex-Tepco bosses cleared over Fukushima nuclear disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
16:00 2019-09-19

France says Houthi claim of Saudi attack lacks credibility France on Thursday appeared to dismiss claims by Yemeni Houthi rebels that they were behind an attack on Saudi oil facilities, and said Paris would renew efforts to defuse tensions between the U.S. and Iran at next week's U.N. General Assembly....
16:00 2019-09-19

U.S. to withdraw and withhold funds from Afghanistan, blames corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would return about $100 million to the treasury for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and would withhold a further $60 million in planned assistance to the country due to a lack of transparency....
16:00 2019-09-19

Romanian anti-graft crusader to be EU prosecutor after winning EU vote Romania's anti-corruption chief Laura Codruta Kovesi will become the European Union's first fraud prosecutor after EU countries changed tack and backed her, despite opposition from Bucharest....
16:00 2019-09-19

Barca join Man Utd in race for striking sensation Haaland - Euro Papers "Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg this week and one Spanish newspaper revealed today that Barcelona are one of a whole host of clubs watching his progress - but that they have been tracking him for some time."...
16:00 2019-09-19

Magic Leap shows off free Concept apps with AR data visualization Magic Leap announced that third-party developers can now publish and explore Concepts, or free augmented reality apps with limited functionality.Read More...
16:00 2019-09-19

WordPress.com parent Automattic raises $300 million from Salesforce at a $3 billion valuation WordPress.com parent Automattic has raised $300 million in funding from Salesforce Ventures, giving it a post-funding valuation of $3 billion.Read More...
16:00 2019-09-19

Armani sees airy, light spring for Emporio line at Milan show Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colors and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
16:26 2019-09-19

|Footgeargetsgo-aheadtobuyEdgarsActive The Competition Tribunal has approved a merger which will see Edcon selling the Edgars Active and High Key chain stores to Footgear, in which Old Mutual has a majority stake....
16:52 2019-09-19

Labor lashes drought envoy Barnaby Joyce for failing to produce report Opposition says the lack of a final report from Scott Morrison’s special envoy shows the process has been a ‘joke’Labor has lashed Barnaby Joyce for failing to produce a report on the drought after he was made special envoy for assistance and recovery by the prime minister, Scott Morrison.The shadow...
16:52 2019-09-19

| Leclerc keen to remain team player at Ferrari Charles Leclerc's debut season at Ferrari could not have gone any better, but he has played down talk of taking over from Sebastian Vettel as leader....
16:52 2019-09-19

Trump’s National Security Aides to Meet on Possible Iran Options President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran in retaliation for attacks on Saudi Arabian oil fields, but has also made clear his opposition to getting the United States into another war....
17:13 2019-09-19

The Rise and Demise of the Seleucid Empire The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state that existed between the 4th and 1st centuries BC. It was established by Seleucus I Nicator ...
17:13 2019-09-19

Researchers Think It's a Good Idea to Secure Your Phone Using the One Thing You Perpetually Lose Apple’s FaceID authentication system started moving smartphone users away from relying on fingerprints to secure their mobile devices, which are arguably less secure. But researchers think they’ve come up with an even better biometric tool for protecting a device that uses a part of the body that’s ...
17:13 2019-09-19

Amazon vows to meet goals of Paris climate agreement by 2040 Amazon.com Inc is due to sign a pledge to meet the goals of the Paris Climate agreement by 2040 and be net carbon neutral, 10 years ahead of schedule, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday....
17:13 2019-09-19

Labour rubbishes claims it wants to restore 1917 party constitution Labour has tried to head off a bitter battle over its constitution by rubbishing claims it wants to re-write the totemic section that marked the party's split from socialism under Tony Blair....
17:39 2019-09-19

Buckingham Palace's 'displeasure' at Cameron's Queen comments David Cameron's admission he tried to get the Queen's support to head off Scottish independence has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace....
17:39 2019-09-19

Nike drops Antonio Brown amid sexual assault allegations Antonio Brown has been dropped from Nike — amid allegations that he raped his personal trainer. The lightning-rod New England Patriots receiver no longer has a shoe deal with the athletic giant, the Boston Globe reported. “Antonio Brown is not a Nike athlete,” a spokesperson told t...
17:39 2019-09-19

Suicide-text convict Michelle Carter wants to be let out of prison early The Massachusetts woman who urged her boyfriend in a text message to commit suicide will go before a parole board Thursday to ask for early release from prison. Michelle Carter, 22, has served seven months of a 15-month sentence following her conviction on involuntary manslaughter charges. Carter wa...
17:39 2019-09-19

Missouri teen found dead in apparent suicide at high school A Missouri teen was found dead on high school property in an apparent suicide, according to reports. Sergio Salas, 14, died Monday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a field north of Monett High School, the Joplin Globe reported. “No foul play is suspected,” Monett Police Chief George Daoud told...
17:39 2019-09-19

CO2 goals to complicate PSA, Renault labor talks Renault and PSA Group face a potential stand-off with French workers worried that an industry drive to meet EU emissions targets will fuel demands for concessions in upcoming labor negotiations....
17:39 2019-09-19

Ryanair's O'Leary wins bonus approval as pilots face axe Ryanair's Chief Executive Michael O'Leary narrowly secured approval from shareholders on Thursday for a bonus scheme that could earn him 100 million euros over five years as he revealed up to 700 pilots could lose their jobs....
17:39 2019-09-19

Beyond Meat rival Impossible Foods readies for retail debut in California Impossible Foods said it would sell its vegan burgers at 27 outlets of Gelson's Markets in California starting Friday, as it looks to catch up with competitor Beyond Meat Inc which has a headstart in the retail market for plant-based meats....
18:00 2019-09-19

U.S. settles with machinery and engineering companies over Clean Air Act violations The U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency reached a $47 million settlement with Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd to resolve Clear Air Act violations....
18:00 2019-09-19

Met police plan to impose restrictions for global climate protest Force says it will arrest those who break rules in London, as millions worldwide prepare to demonstrateThe police are planning to impose restrictions on the global climate strike in London on Friday, warning that anyone who does not comply risks arrest.The event in London is part of what is expected...
18:00 2019-09-19

Daily on Healthcare: Pelosi unveils drug pricing plan 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!...
18:00 2019-09-19

Home flippers see lowest returns in 8 years as costs rise It's getting harder to be a home flipper. As easy as it might seem on reality television shows, the math is now trickier, thanks to a housing market loaded with roadblocks....
18:00 2019-09-19

Fed Adds $75 Billion to Financial System in Third Repo Transaction This Week The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $75 billion to the financial system, using the market for overnight repurchase agreements, or repo, to relieve funding pressure in money markets....
18:00 2019-09-19

Watch: Cardinals' Adam Wainwright outduels Nationals ace Max Scherzer Adam Wainwright came out on the good side of a pitching duel against three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a win over the Washington Nationals....
18:00 2019-09-19

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Gamble Might Take the U.K. Back to Square One Newly selected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stormed into 10 Downing Street this past summer vowing to do the impossible: secure a better deal from Brussels than the one offered to his predecessor Theresa May. Johnson threatened to pull the U.K. out of the E.U. on Oct. 31 should that deal not...
18:26 2019-09-19

Trump signs name on new border wall, calls it a ‘world class security system’ Trump toured a section of the border wall in San Diego's Otay Mesa area. He was there before in March 2018 to see border wall prototypes that authorities later destroyed to make way for 22.4 kilometres of steel, concrete-filled bollards currently under construction....
18:26 2019-09-19

Southwestern Communities Coalition forms, receives mixed response BENSON, Ariz. – Residents, community leaders and businesses announced the formation of the Southwestern Communities Coalition. The group is made up of ranchers, farmers, residents, and others. Washington, D.C. based attorney Lanny Davis, speaking on behalf of the coalition, said that the group...
18:26 2019-09-19

Paralyzed Sierra Vista man walks after doctors say he never would TUCSON –  Michael Wheeler,52, was living his best life. He just bought a house, had a very active lifestyle and looking forward to the future. “About a week before, we had climbed Camelback Mountain,” said accident victim Michael Wheeler. But on Jan. 24, Wheeler was on his way to l...
18:26 2019-09-19

Look inside the flagship Apple Fifth Avenue store before it reopens Here's a look inside Apple's flagship Fifth Avenue Store, known as the "cube," in New York City. It reopens on Friday and has been closed since 2017 for renovations....
18:52 2019-09-19

Nelson Peltz explains Trian's 'big mistake' on GE and why he's sticking by the stock Trian Partners co-founder and CEO Nelson Peltz explained to CNBC on Thursday the backstory to his firm's position in struggling General Electric....
19:13 2019-09-19

Hurricane Humberto Leaves 28,000 Without Power In Bermuda Hurricane Humberto headed northward in the Atlantic Thursday after tearing off rooftops and knocking out power to more than 28,000 customers as it brushed past Bermuda, forecasters and local news......
19:13 2019-09-19

Malaysia, choked by smog of forest fires in Indonesia, issues 2 million face masks to students As smog from Indonesia's sprawling forest fires chokes neighboring Malaysia, authorities there have distributed 2 million face masks to students in affected areas, state news agency Bernama reported Thursday....
19:13 2019-09-19

Football Players? Or Lab Rats Who Can Run and Pass? As college teams collect more and more data to improve performance, a player may be asked to swallow an electronic pill to monitor body temperature or wear goggles that track eye movement....
19:39 2019-09-19

FIFA Releases Meaningless Statement Condemning Iran's Ban On Women In Soccer Stadiums An Iranian woman recently died from from self-inflicted burns after she was arrested for trying to attend a soccer match in the country, and her death has brought renewed scrutiny to Iran’s law that bans women from entering soccer stadiums. FIFA, an organization always eager to do the bare minimum i...
19:39 2019-09-19

Kylie Jenner Shuts Down Travis Scott Split Rumors With One Adorable Family Photo A photo is worth a thousand words--and this one says there's no split in sight. This week, there was some speculation online over possible trouble in paradise for Kylie Jenner and......
20:00 2019-09-19

Swoon! Brad Pitt Has the Perfect Movie Star Reaction to His PCAs Nomination Brad Pitt summed up his excitement over his E! People's Choice Awards nomination in a single word: "woo-hoo!" E! News exclusively caught up with the 55-year-old actor on the......
20:00 2019-09-19

Blake Lively Is Out for Revenge in The Rhythm Section's Trailer The trailer for Blake Lively's new movie, The Rhythm Section, is finally here! Paramount Pictures dropped a teaser for the action-packed drama on Thursday. According to the......
20:00 2019-09-19

Is American Horror Story: 1984 Already Connected to a Previous Season? American Horror Story loves connecting its seasons and after just one episode, there's already one evident between American Horror Story: 1984 and a past season. In the AHS: 1984......
20:00 2019-09-19

Blake Lively Had the Best Reaction to Husband Ryan Reynolds' Sexy New Campaign Photos Ryan Reynolds is making Blake Lively "very happy" with her life choices. The Deadpool actor, who recently celebrated his seventh wedding anniversary with the Gossip Girl alum, has......
20:00 2019-09-19

Pentagon says US will defer to Saudis on whether to blame Iran for attack The United States will allow Saudi Arabia to decide if there is enough evidence to accuse Iran of conducting last week’s drone and missile strike that crippled two Saudi oil production facilities, the Pentagon says....
20:00 2019-09-19

Nike cuts ties with Patriots WR Antonio Brown amid sexual assault lawsuit Nike said that Antonio Brown was no longer affiliated with the company, though it did not elaborate on why it no longer sponsors the Patriots WR.       ...
20:00 2019-09-19

Vessel traffic halted on Beaumont, Texas Ship Channel: U.S. Coast Guard Ship pilots stopped moving vessels along the Beaumont, Texas, Ship Channel due to severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Imelda, said the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday....
20:00 2019-09-19

|SPECIALREPORT:DowntheGuptas'financialrabbithole The controversial Gupta family is known for making millions from the South African government - including $41m from Eskom, the state energy company. Here’s where the money went....
20:00 2019-09-19

9th person in Massachusetts diagnosed with deadly EEE virus, state health officials say A ninth person in Massachusetts has been diagnosed with the rare but potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced this week. ...
20:26 2019-09-19

The Most Seductive Theater Scene in New York Right Now: A Visitor's Guide Immersive theater productions—where you might be part of the show—are popping up all over New York City. The best ones take place in the oddest spaces, from an abandoned hospital to an old graveyard....
20:26 2019-09-19

Tropical Depression Imelda Has Dumped More Than 40 Inches of Rain on the Texas Gulf Coast Tropical Depression Imelda might not have the same ring as Hurricane Imelda, but the impacts of the storm are for real. The National Weather Service has issued a civil emergency warning as a flooding crisis unfolds in the region rocked by Harvey’s historic floods just two years ago.Read more......
20:26 2019-09-19

Mediaset strikes deal to limit withdrawal rights impact in pan-EU TV deal Italian broadcaster Mediaset said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with Peninsula Holding to limit the impact of the exercise of withdrawal rights in its deal to create a pan-European TV platform (MFE)....
20:52 2019-09-19

Activist investor Peltz says GE CEO Culp is doing a good job Lawrence Culp has held the top job at General Electric for nearly one year and on Thursday one of the industrial conglomerate's biggest shareholders, activist investor Nelson Peltz, gave him a shout-out for being "fantastic."...
20:52 2019-09-19

'They're forming like roaches.' The 6 tropical storms whirling at once have set a record It's hurricane season, but this is ridiculous. The six storms whirling this week in the Atlantic and Pacific set a record, forecasters reported.        ...
20:52 2019-09-19

Trump admin unveils national fuel rule, blow to CA The Trump administration unveils a national fuel economy standards rule that would revoke California's authority to set its own auto emission standards. (Sept. 19)        ...
20:52 2019-09-19

Imelda brings heavy rain and tornadoes to Texas Officials in Houston and surrounding communities say Houston and the surrounding communities could get more heavy rain from Tropical Depression Imelda on Thursday. The storm's remnants spawned several weak tornadoes on Wednesday. (Sept. 19)        ...
20:52 2019-09-19

US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds since 1970 Three billion birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “widespread e...
21:13 2019-09-19

Trudeau scrambles to halt damage as third blackface incident emerges Video of Canadian PM with his face, arms and legs painted black surfaced less than five weeks before federal election Justin Trudeau is scrambling to halt further damage to his re-election campaign after a string of racist images from his past put Canada’s image-conscious prime minister at the centr...
21:13 2019-09-19

Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila Shamsie has said that it is a “matter of outrage” that the Israel boycott campaign should be held up as something shameful after a German jury revers...
21:13 2019-09-19

Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted Carbon dioxide emitted by commercial flights rose by 32% from 2013 to 2018, study shows Worldwide CO2 emissions from commercial flights are rising up to 70% faster than predicted by the UN, according to an analysis.Carbon dioxide emitted by airlines increased by 32% from 2013 to 2018, according to a...
21:13 2019-09-19

Not As Heartwarming As It Could Have Been: Anthony Hopkins Just Showed Up At This High School 8 Months Early To Ask A Girl With A Temporary Neck Brace To Prom Here’s a story about a celebrity trying to do something heartwarming that he unfortunately didn’t fully think through first: Anthony Hopkins just showed up at this high school eight months early to ask a girl with a temporary neck brace to prom....
21:13 2019-09-19

MLB Is Investigating Domingo Germán Under League's Domestic Violence Policy New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán has been placed on paid administrative leave, MLB said in a statement this afternoon, as the league investigates the 27-year-old starter under their domestic violence policy. Germán’s leave could last up to seven days, after which, barring an extension, the co...
21:13 2019-09-19

Global growth is set to hit a 10-year low as Trump's trade war drags down economy Reuters/Carlos Barria Global growth is expected to slow this year to a pace not seen since the financial crisis, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Thursday. The US-China trade dispute has increasingly threatened the outlook in the largest economies and elsewhere. "The ...
21:13 2019-09-19

Antonio Brown is no longer a Nike-sponsored athlete — and the company won't say why or when he was dropped Christian Petersen / Getty Images New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is no longer a Nike-sponsored athlete, the company said on Thursday. Nike did not say when Brown was dropped as an athlete or why he was no longer sponsored by the company. Brown has been accused of sexual assault ...
21:13 2019-09-19

The Google Pixel 3 is $350 off at Best Buy — and you'll get a free Nest Hub if you order one Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google's Pixel 3 is an excellent, affordable smartphone with one of the best cameras on the market. For a limited time, you can get an unlocked Pixel 3 from Best Buy for just $449.99 — $350 off its original price. You'll also get a free Google Nest Hub (normal...
21:13 2019-09-19

14 rescuers created a human chain to save 4 dolphins in Florida Clearwater Marine Aquarium/YouTube On Tuesday, rescuers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Clearwater Marine Aquarium created a human chain to transport dolphins from a canal back to Tampa Bay. It worked. The dolphins were first reported as trapped on Sunday. Visit Insider's homepage...
21:13 2019-09-19

Media companies pull e-cigarette ads from airwaves Major media companies are removing advertisements for e-cigarette companies from their airwaves as concerns over mysterious lung illnesses that appear to be tied to vaping continue to mount....
21:13 2019-09-19

Forget the marshmallow test; this could be the real secret to kids’ future success Enlarge / For decades, Walter Mischel's "marshmallow test" was viewed as a key predictor for children's future success, but reality is a bit more nuanced. (credit: Igniter Media) Kindergarten children whose teachers rate them as being highly inattentive tend to earn less in their 30s than classmat...
21:39 2019-09-19

A huge list of Samsung Galaxy phones set to be updated to Android 10 just leaked A leak earlier this week claimed that Samsung will soon release Android 10 betas for its 2019 flagships, including the Galaxy S10 series and the Note 10 series. That’s hardly surprising, considering that Samsung usually updates its latest flagships to Google’s most recent major Android v...
21:39 2019-09-19

13 of the most exciting new iPhone features that arrived today in iOS 13 After a string of beta releases, iOS 13 is finally here and ready for download. The latest update to the software that powers Apple’s line of iOS devices is particularly intriguing given that last year’s iOS 12 release wasn’t heavy on forward-facing features as Apple opted to focus...
21:39 2019-09-19

New taser alternative will let police pretend to be Spider-Man Police shootings tend to dominate headlines wherever and whenever they happen, and rightfully so, but sometimes “less-than-lethal” weapons like tasers end up being equally deadly. The powerful jolt meant to subdue a suspect can often prove lethal, and police trying to defuse a situation ...
21:39 2019-09-19

Time is running out to send your name to Mars on the 2020 rover If there’s one thing you can say about NASA it’s that the space agency really does do its best to make its projects accessible to even the most casual space fans. In recent years, NASA has made a habit out of sending the names of everyday people along for the ride during some of its most...
21:39 2019-09-19

| Mozambique rebel group threatens attacks during election campaign Breakaway Mozambique rebels have threatened to step up violence if campaigning is not suspended for upcoming elections - the first after a landmark peace deal - as they claimed responsibility for two recent car attacks....
21:39 2019-09-19

Justin Trudeau says he does not know how many times he's worn blackface in his life Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
21:39 2019-09-19

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016....
22:00 2019-09-19

I Wish Games Didn't Update So Much Where a video game goes, a patch will surely follow. It wasn’t that long ago that updates were rare things, but today almost every game will get updated at some point—some far more than others. While it may sound strange, there are times when I wish that biweekly updates just weren’t a thing anymore...
22:00 2019-09-19

Turn-Based Survival Game Overland Is Like An Indie Rock XCOM In my couple of hours with turn-based survival game Overland, I’ve lived multiple short, doomed lives in the post-apocalypse. These lives unfolded in in gas stations and on street corners, and they were filled with the pursuit of gas cans and pieces of garbage, like potted plants and lighters. Overl...
22:00 2019-09-19

Go Make Some Marios For $13 Off Super Mario Maker 2 has enough Nintendo-crafted Mario levels to be worth its $60 MSRP, and the endless ecosystem of player-created levels is one of the most creative spaces in all of gaming. If you were holding out for a deal though, you can grab a copy on eBay today for $47....
22:00 2019-09-19

Chris and Jason are playing (for exactly 15 minutes) the remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awake Chris and Jason are playing (for exactly 15 minutes) the remake of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. Join us in the chat for this brief stream!...
22:00 2019-09-19

I Have Had It With Games That Always Send Me On Detours I don’t trust waypoints anymore. You know, those little icons on video game maps that show you where your goal is? They’re filthy liars, and I wouldn’t trust them with my coffee money....
22:00 2019-09-19

Nintendo Switch Lite: The Kotaku Review The Nintendo Switch Lite is one of the finest handheld gaming devices I’ve ever used. It’s sturdy, stylish, and comfortable. It launches with a library that’s already over 2,500 games strong. If all you’re looking for from the Nintendo Switch is personal, portable play, it’s perfect. But is that all...
22:00 2019-09-19

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening: The Kotaku Review The best feeling you can possibly feel while playing a video game is the act of swinging a sword in Zelda. I came to this conclusion recently, while playing the new remake of Link’s Awakening and trying to pinpoint exactly what it is that makes me love Zelda games so much. The answer, I think, is th...
22:00 2019-09-19

American Airlines cancelled more flights than any US carrier in July: 'It was a tough summer for us' American Airlines struggled with flight delays and cancellations this summer, hamstrung by the grounded Boeing 737 Max and mired in a bitter labor dispute with its mechanics....
22:00 2019-09-19

Amazon is purchasing 100,000 Rivian electric vans, the largest order of EV delivery vehicles ever Amazon's purchase comes as part of its plan to convert its delivery fleet to 100% renewable energy by 2030. The e-commerce retailer already runs 40% of its fleet on renewable energy....
22:00 2019-09-19

iPhone 11 Series Pre-Orders Are Now Live via Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max are now available for pre-orders in India via Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm Mall. The sales will open September 27....
22:00 2019-09-19

Ruth Lehmann elected as director of Whitehead Institute The Whitehead Institute board of directors today announced the selection of Ruth Lehmann, a world-renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, as the institute’s fifth director. Lehmann will succeed current Director David Page on July 1, 2020. Lehmann is now the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Pr...
22:26 2019-09-19

For the Last Time, Stop Calling Food 'Crack' Earlier this year, Christini Tosi changed the name of “Crack Pie” to “Milk Bar Pie,” explaining that the name “fell short” of Milk Bar’s mission “to spread joy and inspire celebration.” It wasn’t exactly an apology, and it wasn’t clear if Tosi really understood why the name was a problem in the firs...
22:26 2019-09-19

This Is the Only Way to Throw Away Dirty Tissues The bad news is, I’ve been disposing of my son’s dirty, germy tissues wrong for the whole first half of his childhood. The good news is, some things are about to change around here....
22:26 2019-09-19

How to Co-Parent With a Difficult Ex So, you had kids with an asshole. You probably didn’t mean to. Maybe they were much less of an asshole before the kids came along—or maybe their dickish tendencies were just easier to deal with when you weren’t also trying to keep small humans alive. Whatever the case, you’re here now, looking forwa...
22:26 2019-09-19

Rivian lands Amazon order for 100,000 delivery vehicles The electric vehicle startup said the first Amazon delivery vehicles are expected to be on the road in 2021. The order is part of Amazon's goal to become net carbon neutral by 2040....
22:26 2019-09-19

BMW should buy Jaguar Land Rover, Bernstein analysts say Jaguar Land Rover could lower operating and other costs substantially under the wing of a cash-rich bigger partner such as BMW, a Bernstein research note said....
22:26 2019-09-19

Torrential Imelda rains flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Rescuers in boats pulled people from flooded Houston-area homes, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the region....
22:26 2019-09-19

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from providing Congress with a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader....
22:26 2019-09-19

Physicists race to develop room-temperature quantum chips A team of physicists from Stevens Institute of Technology recently unveiled the world’s most complex and accurate method for coaxing individual particles of light into interacting with one another. While bullying photons might not sound like a breakthrough, the team’s research is blazing a trail tow...
22:26 2019-09-19

Fans rejoice over Beyonce's absolutely flawless new wax figure: 'Y'all did THAT' "Finally a Beyoncé wax figure that doesn’t look like Shakira or Scarlett Johansson," a person wrote of the new addition to Madame Tussauds London.        ...
22:26 2019-09-19

Hearing begins for California synagogue shooting suspect who killed 1, injured 3 John T. Earnest, 20, entered court in blue jail garb, showing no facial expressions as he looked at the first witness.        ...
22:26 2019-09-19

Shola Amoo: the man behind the British Moonlight A period movie with a twist, The Last Tree is the coming-of-age story of a boy struggling to find his identity in both the English countryside in which he’s raised and the Nigerian shantytown of his birthShola Amoo sits outside a cafe on a sun-blazed afternoon, a man with something up his sleeve. Im...
22:26 2019-09-19

Video games more often blamed when school shooters are white (Reuters Health) - In the wake of school shootings, people are more likely to blame violent video games for the crime when perpetrators are white than when they are black, a small U.S. study suggests....
22:52 2019-09-19

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private heath insurance plans....
22:52 2019-09-19

New flu vaccine skin patch could do away with needles A new study reveals that delivering a flu vaccine using a new type of skin patch can stimulate an appropriate immune response without side effects in mice....
22:52 2019-09-19

Causes of high blood pressure and a low pulse High blood pressure with a low pulse has causes that include problems with heart circulation and some medicines. Treatment will depend on the reasons for this rare condition. Learn more here....
22:52 2019-09-19

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
22:52 2019-09-19

Trader Joe's removes pictures of circus elephants from packaging to appease PETA Trader Joe's plans to discontinue package designs that contain images of circus elephants after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals successful lobbied the grocery chain....
23:13 2019-09-19

Zarco: KTM “ripped out my heart” by dropping him from MotoGP ride Ousted KTM MotoGP rider Johann Zarco says it felt like his "heart was ripped out" by the Austrian manufacturer's decision to drop him with immediate effect this week...
23:13 2019-09-19

Facebook admits new smart devices allow people to listen in Facebook had admitted people will be allowed to listen in to audio captured by its new smart devices, despite stopping the controversial practice in its Messenger app....
23:39 2019-09-19

Mason Greenwood’s first Manchester United goal earns win over Astana Mason Greenwood came to Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s rescue just as the Manchester United manager’s faith in his promoted young players was beginning to look misplaced.On his first European start the 17-year-old earned United the points with a coolly struck winner. Solskjær had said he was an expert finish...
23:39 2019-09-19

Sheffield United’s Prince Abdullah defends Bin Ladens over club links • Abdullah: ‘Bin Ladens were going to buy Kevin McCabe’s shares’• Manager Chris Wilder: ‘I’m 100% positive about the future’Eyebrows were raised at Bramall Lane when Sheffield United’s new owner, Prince Abdullah bin Musaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, said he would be happy for the Bin Laden family to inv...
23:39 2019-09-19

Eddie Jones looks to cash in on England’s World Cup campaign in Japan • Coach has several sponsorships deals with Japanese companies• Posters in Sapporo show Jones advertising ginEddie Jones is capitalising on his profile in Japan during England’s World Cup campaign with a number of commercial deals despite being the best-paid coach in international rugby.Jones’s late...
23:39 2019-09-19

British girl scout stabbed to death by drug dealers after pal bought pot from rivals A 17-year-old girl scout from England was stabbed to death over a bag of weed her pals bought from a rival of her alleged attackers, a court heard this week. Jodie Chesney — who was knifed in the back as she sat smoking with friends in a London park on March 1 — was allegedly......
23:39 2019-09-19

Houston hit with ‘worst flooding they’ve seen since Harvey’ Floodwaters grounded flights at Houston’s largest airport and shut down major roads throughout southeastern Texas Thursday — the heaviest rainfall since Hurricane Harvey slammed the city in 2017. The remnants of Tropical Rainstorm Imelda, which made landfall about 65 miles southeast of t...
23:39 2019-09-19

Ed Buck to be charged in homeless man’s overdose death Well-known Democratic donor Ed Buck will face federal charges in the 2017 overdose death of a homeless man at his West Hollywood home, according to a new report. Buck, 65, is expected to be transferred to federal custody Thursday and charged in the death of Gemmel Moore, a 26-year-old male prostitut...
23:39 2019-09-19

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, hopes for Trump support U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, and said she hopes President Donald Trump will help her sell the plan to his fellow Republicans who run the U.S. Senate....
00:00 2019-09-20

Justin Trudeau blames privileged upbringing for wearing blackface as new video as third racist incident emerges Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Thursday over his growing blackface scandal but stopped short of saying whether there were more pictures or videos of him dressed up in darkened makeup....
00:00 2019-09-20

"First Time Ever" in 40 Years of Investing History An increasing number of investors view index funds as an easy way to participate in financial markets. But, in EWI's view, such an approach will offer ultimate disappointment. Here’s why…...
00:00 2019-09-20

Avira honeypot discovers the most insecure password combination While searching for new smart device threats an Avira honeypot has discovered a password even more insecure than “admin” or “12345”.“The most commonly used credential is blank, which means that the attackers just enter an empty username and password. This is even m...
00:26 2019-09-20

We tested Borderlands 3 performance on all the best graphics cards Borderlands 3 has finally arrived, and for all intents and purposes it's pretty good, at least according to our review. But, because this game will be played for a long time by people with all kinds of graphics cards, we thought it would be a good idea to get a good idea of how it performs acro...
00:26 2019-09-20

Dyson vacuum sale: the Dyson V8 Absolute gets a $120 price cut If you're in the market for a new vacuum cleaner, then you've come to the right place. Dyson, a brand known for top-of-the-line vacuums, has slashed the price on some of their most popular models. The Dyson Vacuum sale includes the best-selling V8 Absolute discounted down to $329.99. That&...
00:26 2019-09-20

25 years on, Collective Soul stays true to roots live and on new album “Blood,” the 10th studio album by Atlanta rock band Collective Soul, is chock full of crunching guitar riffs, thought-provoking lyrics and just enough production quirks to blur the line between classic rock and new wave. In other words, it sounds like Collective Soul. “Once you bec...
00:26 2019-09-20

Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be....
00:26 2019-09-20

Motor racing: Kubica to leave Williams at end of F1 season Robert Kubica will leave former champions Williams at the end of the season, a move likely to bring the curtain down on the Polish driver's extraordinary Formula One racing comeback following a rally crash eight years ago....
00:26 2019-09-20

Mariners sweep Pirates with 6-5 win Austin Nola grounded into an 11th-inning double play that produced a run Thursday to give the visiting Seattle Mariners a 6-5 win and a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates....
00:26 2019-09-20

Rodriguez posts 18th win as Red Sox down Giants Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez earned his career-best 18th win, and his teammates rocked San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Thursday afternoon, allowing the host Boston Red Sox to salvage one win in the three-game interleague series with a 5-4 victory....
00:26 2019-09-20

Reports: Dolphins reverse course, Rosen to start Sunday A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday....
00:26 2019-09-20

Mystics' Delle Donne wins second MVP Washington Mystics forward-guard Elena Delle Donne is the 2019 WNBA Most Valuable Player, making her the first player to win the league's top individual honor with two different teams....
00:26 2019-09-20

The Kardashians’ ‘miracle’ diet posts targeted in new Instagram policy The Kardashian clan will have to find a new platform to hawk their diet drinks. Instagram has announced new policies to remove or restrict posts that promote weight loss remedies and cosmetic surgery on its platform. The company has directly called out the Kardashians, who have become well-known for...
00:52 2019-09-20

Teen calls out school cafeteria’s ‘grilled cheese’ lunch in viral post This is barely better than bread and water. A high school student in in St. Cloud, Minn., called out her cafeteria food as disgusting with a viral image that showed a pathetic-looking tray containing little more than a few baby carrots and hot dog bun covered in congealed cheese. “It’s honestly sad ...
00:52 2019-09-20

Ron Rivera walks out of press conference after Cam Newton injury questions Ron Rivera was fed up. The Carolina Panthers head coach walked out of his press conference Thursday after roughly two and a half minutes of being peppered with questions about injured quarterback Cam Newton’s status for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. When Rivera tried to ch...
00:52 2019-09-20

Doc Rivers gripes about paying for daughter’s wedding to Seth Curry It seems if Doc Rivers could have one do-over for daughter Callie’s wedding, it would be groom Seth Curry footing the bill instead of him. “It was very expensive,” the Clippers coach told the Los Angeles Times of last weekend’s Malibu nuptials. “I have to be the first c...
00:52 2019-09-20

The Kawhi Leonard ultimatum that got him to the Clippers The publicly quiet Kawhi Leonard was very blunt with his new team before signing with the Clippers to conclude the NBA’s most thrilling offseason drama. “He said, ‘I want to play for you,’ and he pointed at me,” head coach Doc Rivers said, according to the Los Angeles Times. “...
00:52 2019-09-20

Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán placed on leave amid domestic violence probe Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán has been sidelined amid a domestic violence investigation, the team announced on Thursday. “We fully support all measures being undertaken by the Commissioner’s Office pursuant to the Policy on Domestic Violence,” read a statement released by the team...
00:52 2019-09-20

Apple’s privacy battle against rival tech giants is coming to your home screen NBC — The intensifying privacy battle between Apple and Facebook is coming to your iPhone screen. Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iPhone operating system, iOS 13, which includes a new feature meant to notify people when apps are tracking them in unexpected ways. The first...
00:52 2019-09-20

Teen identified after fatal shooting on Tucson’s south side TUCSON — Tucson police have identified the teenager who was killed after a shooting on the city’s south side. Officers responded to South Avenida Selva Del Ocote, near Campbell Avenue and Drexel Road, for reports of an unresponsive male on the road Wednesday morning. Police say 15-year-o...
00:52 2019-09-20

What's Your Weirdest Video Game Ritual? Do you have any bizarre rituals that you always perform in a video game, no matter what? This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, we discuss that question and much more....
00:52 2019-09-20

This 1970 De Tomaso Mangusta On Sale For $189,500 Only Needs An 'Easy' Refurbishment There were 401 De Tomaso Mangustas made between 1967 and 1971, their value soaring ever higher, even for those that that need some work done under the hood. This 1970 example available from a dealer in Queens, N.Y., is gorgeous, as all Mangustas are. But there’s a small a catch....
00:52 2019-09-20

Bugatti Sold Out Of Its $33,000 Kiddie Car In Three Weeks The Bugatti Baby II, a new take on the tiny car founder Ettore Bugatti made for his youngest son’s fourth birthday in 1926, is a lot of things. You could call it a revival of history, as Bugatti does, or perhaps “the only Bugatti most of us can afford.” Or you could take the most direct route, which...
00:52 2019-09-20

I Have A Short Attention Span When It Comes To Cars! What Should I Buy? Evan currently drives a brown Audi wagon, but like many of us he can’t seem to stay focused on owning the same car for a while. He’s looking to change it up with something faster that can sacrifice some practicality but still has all-weather versatility. What car should he buy?...
00:52 2019-09-20

Will Automakers Fight In Trump's War On California? (Maybe Not) President Donald Trump is officially waging legal war against California over vehicle emissions, the other war (trade war) is forever, General Motors may have screwed Ford and Fiat Chrysler, and so much more going on in The Morning Shift for Thursday, September 19, 2019....
00:52 2019-09-20

Ares' Arougheti explains why he's betting on credit markets CNBC's Melissa Lee sits down with Mike Arougheti of Ares Management Corp, which has $142 billion in assets, at the Delivering Alpha conference. Ares specializes in credit, private equity and real estate....
01:13 2019-09-20

Alphabet unit to make drone deliveries for Walgreens, FedEx in the U.S. Alphabet Inc's aviation unit Wing said on Thursday it has partnered with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and FedEx Corp for deliveries directly to homes in Virginia using drones, beginning next month....
01:13 2019-09-20

The end of 'Between Two Ferns'? Zach Galifianakis on how comedy, Hollywood has changed Ahead of Netflix's release of "Between Two Ferns: The Movie," Zach Galifianakis drops his absurdist shtick to get real about Hollywood and comedy.        ...
01:52 2019-09-20

Is 'Rambo: Last Blood' any good? Critics call it a 'MAGA fantasy,' 'orgy of death' Is Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo: Last Blood" a triumphant return or a gory defeat? Here's what the critics think.        ...
01:52 2019-09-20

The Latest: Aid ship rescues 36 migrants at Malta’s request A rescue ship run by two non-profit groups has pulled 36 people from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea based on a request from Maltese authorities...
01:52 2019-09-20

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican President Donald Trump, who urged a bipartisan solution....
01:52 2019-09-20

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private health insurance plans....
01:52 2019-09-20

The scarily good Impossible Burger finally lands in (a few) supermarkets The Impossible Burger, a burger made from plants that comes eerily close to the real thing, is finally landing in stores. Until now, it’s been exclusive to select restaurants, but starting tomorrow, it will pop up in 27 Gelson’s Markets in California. It’ll show up on the east coast later this month...
02:13 2019-09-20

GM promises UAW 5,400 jobs, $7B in US investment: What it means GM's offer to the UAW for $7 billion in U.S. investments and 5,400 jobs has some nuance that the union might not like.       ...
02:13 2019-09-20

Kobe Bryant talks investing Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant, now a business executive, and Jeff Stibel, both co founders of Bryant Stibel, talk investing.       ...
02:13 2019-09-20

Life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes stolen from McDonald's, cops say Two suspects reportedly stole a life-sized cutout of popular Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes from a McDonald's on Monday and then got into a car crash after speeding away from the fast-food restaurant....
02:13 2019-09-20

Guatemala joins ranks of cocaine producers as plantations and labs emerge Guatemala is no longer just a transit point for traffickers seeking to smuggle cocaine north towards the United States, authorities said on Thursday after security officials discovered several coca plantations and processing laboratories....
02:39 2019-09-20

Saudi minister says complacency towards Iran will encourage further hostilities: Twitter Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday complacency towards Iran will encourage it to commit further hostile acts which will have implications for the international community's peace and security....
02:39 2019-09-20

Man Utd 1-0 Astana: Mason Greenwood takes his Europa League chance at Old Trafford Mason Greenwood scored a timely first senior goal as Manchester United squeezed past Kazakhstani side Astana in their Europa League group stage opener....
02:39 2019-09-20

Elliot Daly: England must focus on reaching last eight at Rugby World Cup Elliot Daly says England rugby's first target at the World Cup is making sure they qualify from their pool following a nightmare campaign four years ago....
02:39 2019-09-20

In Nashik, PM Modi Sets The Tone For Maharashtra Poll Campaign Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a massive rally in Nashik on the concluding day of the Maha Jan Aadesh Yatra, the outreach programme launched by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis last month to......
02:39 2019-09-20

Congress Appoints 5 Election In-Charges For Maharashtra Assembly Polls The Congress party appointed five election in-charges, including general secretary Mukul Wasnik, on Thursday for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls....
02:39 2019-09-20

"Government Afraid Onions Might Be Hurled At PM's Convoy": Sharad Pawar Instead of saying how many new factories have come up, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should state how many factories have closed down due to the slowdown, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Thursday....
02:39 2019-09-20

Colt will stop making AR-15 rifles for consumers Colt, the manufacturer of the AR-15 rifle, has announced it's exiting the consumer rifle market as demand for high-powered, semi-automatic guns wanes....
02:39 2019-09-20

Labs confirm 1st new case of polio in Philippines in 26 years Nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared polio eradicated in the Philippines, the malady has returned in a new outbreak, officials said Thursday....
03:00 2019-09-20

Taylor Swift: 'White supremacy is repulsive. There is nothing worse' The singer has used a Rolling Stone interview to explain her pro-Democratic politics and disavow her adoption by the far rightAfter years of keeping herself at a largely indifferent remove, Taylor Swift has elaborated on her political ideology in a new interview with Rolling Stone.Harkening back to ...
03:00 2019-09-20

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
03:00 2019-09-20

Grim 'Back to School' ad portraying kids in mass shooting is biggest PSA yet from Sandy Hook Promise The PSA features kids in what initially appears to be a cheerful spot. But it becomes darker as children show how their back-to-school products help in the context of a shooting....
03:00 2019-09-20

Jets' Adams appeals roughing fine New York Jets safety Jamal Adams is appealing his fine from the NFL for roughing the passer against Cleveland and says officials apologized after the game for calling the penalty. (Sept. 19)        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

There are 3 billion fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, a study says. It found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species.        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

Sri Lanka Presidential Front-Runner Will Restore Ties With China: Advisor Sri Lanka's leading presidential candidate, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, would "restore relations" with the country's top lender China if he wins the November 16 vote, his adviser said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-09-20

US, Chinese Trade Deputies Face Off In Washington Amid Deep Differences US and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy......
03:00 2019-09-20

30 Pine Nut Farm Workers Killed In US Drone Strike In Afghanistan A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (ISIS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-09-20

Go Inside Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union's $32.5 Million Miami Beach Mansion Hollywood's hottest couple has put their hot property up on the market. After renovating their Miami Beach property in 2010, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are saying goodbye to the......
03:00 2019-09-20

The Best Emmys Dresses to Ever Hit the Red Carpet: From Extreme Cut-Outs to Tuxedo Gowns Tulle, trains and tuxedos galore! With the 2019 Emmy Awards right around the corner (aka in just three short days), pop culture lovers can expect to see over-the-top fabulous gowns and......
03:00 2019-09-20

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he will “pop open” Fury’s cut when they fight, Garcia ends tiff with Golden Boy to sign new contract Deontay Wilder is going to target Tyson Fury's right eye when they fight next year, and Ryan Garcia and Golden Boy Promotions kiss and make up The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says he will “pop open” Fury’s cut when they fight, Garcia ends tiff with Golden Boy to sign new contract appeared first...
03:26 2019-09-20

Frazer Clarke result overturned in World championships In a shock ruling Frazer Clarke has been denied a place in the semi-finals and a World championships medal The post Frazer Clarke result overturned in World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
03:26 2019-09-20

‘Terminator: Resistance’ will pit you against Skynet this December Terminator: Resistance, a single first-person shooter based on the film franchise, is set to be released later this year. Publisher Reef Entertainment and developer Teyon unveiled a trailer today for game, which will be launching on PS4, Xbox One and......
03:26 2019-09-20

How do kids (and adults) like Nintendo’s Labo VR kit? Nintendo's Labo VR kit is certainly a step up from the historic gaming company's earlier Labo kits. With five cardboard projects for kids to construct (including the headset itself), senior editor Kris Naudus found it to be a unique, endearing and pl......
03:26 2019-09-20

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social network has revealed that people have raised over $2 billion for causes through its Fundraisers system,......
03:26 2019-09-20

Apple introduces real-time lyrics to Music With the release of iOS13, Apple's added a fun new feature to Music: time-synced lyrics. The updated lyrics experience presents real-time synced song words that animate along with the music as they're being sung, rapped or spoken, no matter how mumbl......
03:26 2019-09-20

Big tobacco keeps starting 'grassroots' Facebook campaigns This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. Facebook groups like 'Oregonians Against Tax Hikes' and 'No Blank Checks for Colorado' look like citizen groups concerned about taxes. But after......
03:26 2019-09-20

Huawei says Watch GT 2 has two weeks of battery life The Mate 30 Pro isn't the only new device Huawei showed off today. The company also revealed the Huawei Watch GT 2, its newest LiteOS wearable. When it launches in Europe later this year, Huawei will offer the Watch GT 2 in two sizes: 46mm and 42mm.......
03:26 2019-09-20

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
03:26 2019-09-20

Expedia Group CEO: A 'secular shift' to experiences is 'buoying travel' "I think consumer confidence still remains pretty high ... [and] travel is just going to continue to go up and up and up," Mark Okerstrom tells Jim Cramer....
03:52 2019-09-20

He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to look to the future....
03:52 2019-09-20

Urbanworld 2019: How Kasi Lemmons, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Henry Hunter Hall Continue a Creative Legacy in Harriet Before she departed this earth, Harriet Tubman’s last words were, “I go to prepare a place for you.” When I hear such a powerful phrase, I can’t help but think of the concept of legacy....
03:52 2019-09-20

Justin Trudeau Shown in 3 Separate Instances Wearing Black and Brownface Makeup Over the past 12 hours, three separate images revealed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a penchant for wearing black and brownface from the time he was a teenager and well into adulthood....
03:52 2019-09-20

Weird jokes, objectionable attire trip up Canada's Trudeau again Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in major political trouble just weeks before facing voters, tripped up by a penchant for poor jokes and dressing up that have let him down before and are now raising accusations of racial insensitivity....
03:52 2019-09-20

Justin Trudeau Says He Didn’t Remember Blackface and Brownface Photos and Admits There Could Be More Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted Thursday that he’s unsure whether there are more images of him in blackface or brownface beyond the ones that have already been released. Trudeau has been under fire since Wednesday, when TIME published a photograph of him in brownface at a party...
04:13 2019-09-20

House Democrats call for stripping tax-exempt status from 60 ‘hate groups’ House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee said on Thursday that over 60 alleged hate groups, mostly socially conservative organizations, anti-immigration entities, and religious groups should be stripped of their tax-exempt status....
04:13 2019-09-20

Berbatov announces retirement from football "Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov announced his retirement from football on Thursday, 18 months after leaving India\u0027s Kerala Blasters, bringing an end to a glittering 20-year career."...
04:39 2019-09-20

NYPD gifts VP a ‘Pence 20’ jersey during visit to One Police Plaza Members of the NYPD’s semi-pro football team gifted Vice President Mike Pence a No. 20 jersey — a reference to the 2020 presidential campaign — when he stopped by One Police Plaza on Thursday, sources said. Pence held up the navy blue football jersey and posed for a photograph inside police he...
04:39 2019-09-20

Cops overlook handgun in turnstile jumper’s waistband Cops arrested a turnstile jumper and brought him all the way to a police station — and marched him in front of a desk sergeant — before realizing he was packing a loaded handgun in his waistband, The Post has learned. Ex-con Billy Walters, 37, slipped through an emergency subway gate at the 149th St...
04:39 2019-09-20

Man accused of killing Rikers guard planted GPS device on her car: DA A man accused of gunning down his corrections officer ex-gal pal planted a GPS device on her car to track her in the days before her death, Brooklyn prosecutors said Thursday. Keon Richmond, 37, is accused of pumping five rounds into Alastasia Bryan, 25, on the night of Dec. 4, 2016, as she was visi...
04:39 2019-09-20

City makes a splash with E. River pool plan A city agency made a splash Wednesday with its call for a public pool in the East River — a plan that could return swimming to the urban estuary for the first time in over 100 years. “I’m excited this is finally getting some attention!” gushed Jasmine Blake, who has worked on...
04:39 2019-09-20

Jerry Nadler tells Eric Garner’s mom that the ‘system failed you’ “I say to you that the criminal justice system, and the justice system failed you, your son, and your entire family,” Nadler (D-NY), the committee chairman, told Carr....
04:39 2019-09-20

Here’s what we like about iOS 13 (and one thing we don’t) The latest upgrade to the iOS operating system is here, after having been teased for months. iOS 13 adds a number of features users have been asking for, and while it’s not the most meaty upgrade Apple’s ever released, it does have a few nifty features worth mentioning for those on the fence. Keep i...
04:39 2019-09-20

The Mets have a secret weapon for their final playoff push Even when they ranked among the industry’s higher rollers, the Mets routinely found themselves plagued by organizational depth concerns. Or have you forgotten how they placed the fate of their 2006 season in the hands of erratic Oliver Perez (he pitched well!), turned similarly in 2007 to a gassed T...
04:39 2019-09-20

Daniel Jones is making a ‘loud’ impression as Giants starter There will be growing pains and baby steps before they will be singing the Ballad of Danny Dimes, because Eli Manning wasn’t Eli Manning when he first started, John Elway wasn’t John Elway, and on and on. But a portrait of a rookie at ease with the magnitude of this moment, comfortable in his own......
04:39 2019-09-20

Gary Lineker says he is 'negotiating pay' with the BBC amid salary cut speculation Former footballer and BBC host Gary Lineker has confirmed he is in "negotiations" with the broadcaster amid reports he has volunteered to take a pay cut....
04:39 2019-09-20

The Londoner: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall In today's diary: Adonis's fight to stand in Vauxhall | Leave hero Jacob wins lying down | Baroness Hale's life has been imortalised in print | Neneh Cherry's hand-picked talents blossom in the woods...
04:39 2019-09-20

Row over 60 per cent spike in number of 'mental health' sick days taken by TfL workers An "eye-watering" 60 per cent rise in the number of sick days taken by Transport for London staff citing a mental health problem sparked a row today....
04:39 2019-09-20

Funko Is Taking Over Everything and Now Sells Disney Villians Makeup at Ulta Okay, I know I overwhelm the Inventory and Kinja Deals audience with Funko products every week, but I have more. You clicked on this link, so clearly you like it! The newest items from Funko aren’t a series of vinyl pop figures or Advent calendars, it is makeup....
05:13 2019-09-20

Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik reuniting for new Fox comedy According to Variety, Fox has given a series order to Carla, a new show executive produced by Big Bang Theory buddies Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik, after beating out “all of the broadcast networks” for the rights to the project. The show is a remake of the BBC show Miranda, and it’ll be about a woma...
05:13 2019-09-20

Dolphins claim former Cowboys first-round pick Taco Charlton three days before matchup vs. Dallas Taco Charlton's first game with his new team will be against his old one as the Miami Dolphins face the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.       ...
05:13 2019-09-20

New York Yankees clinch first AL East title since 2012 The New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 and wrapped up their first American League East title in seven years.       ...
05:13 2019-09-20

Florida police: No Antonio Brown sexual assault investigation until accuser files formal complaint Police in Hollywood, Florida, say Antonio Brown's accuser will need to file a formal complaint for the Patriots WR to be investigated.       ...
05:13 2019-09-20

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
05:13 2019-09-20

The RetroBeat: Demon’s Crest is the best SNES game on Switch that you haven’t played If you're playing SNES games on your Switch, don't just stick with those classics that you've already beaten several times. Demon's Crest deserves love.Read More...
05:13 2019-09-20

It's Time to Listen to the Teens Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg landed in the U.S. earlier this month and has since injected a much-needed sense of urgency into the climate conversation. Her climate strike movement is gearing up for a huge global climate strike on Friday. Thunberg will be in New York, but she’s taken to Washi...
05:39 2019-09-20

| Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties Venezuela's socialist government has called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties....
05:39 2019-09-20

| Sweeping US sanctions on Iran target leaders, oil and trade Ongoing US sanctions on Iran have targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Islamic republic's top brass, while also seeking to choke trade in a variety of goods from oil to carpets....
05:39 2019-09-20

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservatism and slammed by rights groups....
05:39 2019-09-20

U.S. stock exchange competition to heat up in 2020 with new entrants At least three new U.S. stock exchanges are expected in 2020, executives from the companies said on Thursday, potentially lowering trading costs as the upstarts try to take business from the incumbents, while also adding complexity to the marketplace....
05:39 2019-09-20

Shares edge up after Fed rate cut, oil prices gain A gauge of global equity performance edged higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, but crude oil prices climbed higher on concerns last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities pose supply risks....
05:39 2019-09-20

Eddie Jones’s popularity in Japan proves rewarding for England coach • Coach has several sponsorships deals with Japanese companies• Posters in Sapporo show Jones advertising ginEddie Jones is capitalising on his profile in Japan during England’s World Cup campaign with a number of commercial deals despite being the best-paid coach in international rugby.Jones’s late...
05:39 2019-09-20

Donald and Melania Trump Prepare to Host Their Second-Ever State Dinner (WASHINGTON) — It’ll be an alfresco Rose Garden soirée for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the White House throws its first state dinner in more than a year. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are hosting Morrison for a state visit on Friday. There wil...
05:39 2019-09-20

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate and pass $1.4 trillion worth of annual agency spendi...
05:39 2019-09-20

Jerry strengthens into 4th hurricane of season Hurricane Jerry continued to strengthen as it reached hurricane status on Thursday. With a potential track that could slam the Leeward Islands, Jerry is the 10th named storm and the fourth recognized hurricane of 2019 At...
06:00 2019-09-20

Nancy Pelosi's plan to lower drug costs calls for more gov't authority, fiscal penalties House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a plan Thursday designed to lower the cost of prescription drugs by giving U.S. health officials more power to negotiate prices and financial penalties for companies that don't....
06:00 2019-09-20

Pak Activist Gulalai Ismail Escapes To US, Seeks Political Asylum Pakistani rights activist Gulalai Ismail "escaped" authorities in Islamabad last month and has reached the US, where she has applied for political asylum, a media report said....
06:26 2019-09-20

One Dead, 5 Injured In Shooting On Streets Of Washington, D.C.: Police One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
06:26 2019-09-20

Trump Sues Manhattan Prosecutor Over Tax Returns Linked To Criminal Probe Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, seeking to void a subpoena for eight years of tax returns related to a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his family......
06:26 2019-09-20

Israel's Netanyahu Fails To Secure Clear Election Win. What Happens Next After failing to secure a clear election victory twice in six months, Israel's longest-serving prime minister now seems to be calculating that he can stay in power only by sharing it....
06:26 2019-09-20

Democrats' climate pitch to rural America falls short Democratic presidential candidates say they want to pay farmers to fight climate change, but it will take more than compensation to break down financial and cultural barriers to farmers' adoption of conservation practices....
06:26 2019-09-20

Airbus A340-600 chopped up into coffee tables Pieces of German airline Lufthansa's retired have been transformed into stylish coffee tables, clocks, luggage and other pieces of furniture and offered up for sale....
06:52 2019-09-20

Gardner Minshew and Jaguars' defense stand tall in win over Tennessee Titans Jaguars back-up quarterback throws two TDs in 20-7 victoryJacksonville end a four-game losing streak to division rivalsMinshew Mania is gaining momentum.Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jagu...
07:13 2019-09-20

Google, Amazon make sweeping renewable energy commitments The new investments and promises come a day before employees from Google, Amazon and other tech companies stage a walkout to protest the industry's role in the climate crisis....
07:13 2019-09-20

Is Microsoft getting closer to launching its expected Microsoft 365 Consumer subscription? Some Microsoft users are reporting they are seeing their Office 365 subscriptions and products being quietly rebranded as 'Microsoft 365.' Could a potential branding change be coming?...
07:13 2019-09-20

Milton’s Shakespeare Was Just a Trans-Atlantic Tweet Away A scholar in England suspected annotations in a First Folio at the Free Library of Philadelphia were John Milton’s, so he connected the dots with someone who had studied the work for a decade....
07:39 2019-09-20

My father had a lifelong ticket to fly anywhere. Then they took it away My dad was one of the only people with a good-for-life, go-anywhere American Airlines pass. This is the true story of having – and losing – a superpowerOn 10 March 2009, a case was filed in the US circuit court for the northern district of Illinois, where I grew up. Rothstein v American Airlines, In...
07:39 2019-09-20

I tried the Light Phone for a week – could I survive on just texts and calls? If you spend hours a day staring at your phone screen for social media, games and reading, a new no-frills device could help nudge you back to the real worldFor years, I have had a screensaver on my iPhone that says READ A BOOK INSTEAD. It hasn’t worked.I used my phone for an average of 4 hours and ...
07:39 2019-09-20

Facebook's Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House Trump has criticized Facebook numerous times since becoming president, most recently posting on Twitter that the company's proposed digital currency, libra, will "have little standing or dependability."...
07:39 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Fridays for Future day of action kicks off in Australia More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challenged politicians to do "their jobs for once."...
07:39 2019-09-20

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call from US lawmaker to break up Facebook The social media mogul visited Washington as US lawmakers consider new privacy legislation regulating digital security and user data. One Republican lawmaker called on Zuckerberg to sell off Instagram and WhatsApp....
07:39 2019-09-20

Amazon vows to go carbon neutral 10 years ahead of Paris deadline The tech giant has vowed to go carbon neutral by 2040, beating the Paris Agreement by 10 years. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has encouraged other companies to follow suit. The move comes a day ahead of global climate protests....
07:39 2019-09-20

US expels Cuban diplomats ahead of UN General Assembly The US has expelled two members of Havana's mission to the UN for allegedly attempting to "conduct influence operations." Others have been restricted from leaving Manhattan. Cuba called the expulsions "unjustified."...
07:39 2019-09-20

EU officials intercepted nearly €740 million in counterfeit goods in 2018 According to the European Commission, businesses in the bloc lose out €56 billion per year in direct sales because of counterfeit goods. Toys and cigarettes were the most common items confiscated last year....
07:39 2019-09-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Economy hopes support shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities still pose supply risks....
08:00 2019-09-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain on economy hopes, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears of economic deceleration while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities still pose supply risks....
08:00 2019-09-20

UPDATE 3-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets Trump, seeks to mend fences in Washington Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump on Thursday during a fence-mending visit to Washington where the chief executive faced aggressive questioning from lawmakers about the social network's failures to protect consumer privacy....
08:00 2019-09-20

The question Elizabeth Warren won’t answer The Democratic candidate for president keeps being asked whether she would raise middle-class taxes to pay for Medicare-for-all and declines to answer. It's true the question ignores the broader issue of cost and savings, but why not just level with people — as Bernie Sanders has done?...
08:00 2019-09-20

House panel considers holding Lewandowski in contempt after combative hearing Speaker Nancy Pelosi privately told Democrats no witness should be able to treat members of Congress the way Trump’s former campaign manager did at Tuesday’s hearing....
08:00 2019-09-20

MLB notebook: Yanks' German faces domestic violence probe Major League Baseball announced Thursday that New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under the joint domestic violence policy between the league and the MLB Players Association....
08:00 2019-09-20

What can cause a lump on the penis? Many different conditions can cause one or more lumps to form on the penis. Some, such as Fordyce spots, are harmless. Others, including infections, require treatment. Learn more here....
08:26 2019-09-20

Does sugar cause inflammation in the body? Research has linked sugar with chronic inflammation and a range of health conditions. Learn how this happens, other foods that cause inflammation, and how to reduce inflammation here....
08:26 2019-09-20

iOS 13 release date, features and review Apple's iOS 13 update is determined to change your old iPhone, so even if you don't upgrade to the new iPhone, you'll have plenty of new features to play with today.Among the best iOS 13 features is Dark Mode, to tamp down on all of those white and light gray colors. But there's ...
09:26 2019-09-20

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the country still remain unconnected. In the past, Go...
09:26 2019-09-20

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work In 2017, at a gala luncheon hosted at the opulent Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, Minda Harts found herself seated next to a recruiter for corporate board positions. Over cocktails and a plated fish......
09:26 2019-09-20

Privacy advocates worry that consumer license plate readers are creating a nosier neighborhood watch License plate scanners were once a law enforcement tool. Now, private citizens have access to this powerful surveillance technology through new starts ups like Flock Safety. But privacy advocates say the implications around the consumer use of license plate scanners are troublesome....
09:26 2019-09-20

Counting the Toll of U.K.’s Costliest Banking Scandal It was the costliest scandal in the history of British banking: the mis-selling of payment protection insurance, or PPI, to tens of millions of borrowers who didn’t want it, didn’t understand what they were buying or whose policies didn’t cover what they thought. Starting in 2006, financial regulato...
09:26 2019-09-20

| Molefi Ntseki chats to Sport24 In an exclusive interview, newly-appointed Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki talks about the state of SA football and preparing for AFCON 2021 qualifiers....
09:26 2019-09-20

Sensex Jumps 1,950 Points, Nifty Tops 11,250 After Corporate Tax Cut Domestic stock markets registered sharp gains to nearly two-month highs on Friday after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a cut in corporate tax rate for domestic companies and new......
09:52 2019-09-20

Corporate Tax Rate Cut From 30% To 25.2% To Spur Growth: 10 Points The centre today reduced corporate tax on domestic firms in a bid to boost the sluggish economy, hurt by slowing demand across sectors, especially manufacturing that is among the highest contributors......
09:52 2019-09-20

Sensex Surges Over 1,300 Points After Corporate Tax Bonanza The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 152.57 points to 36,246.04 in early deals, and the broader NSE Nifty index climbed to 10,746.80, up 42.00 points from the previous close. The GST Council,......
09:52 2019-09-20

Cuban 'sonic weapon' sickness caused by pesticides? A strange illness affecting Canadian and US diplomats in Havana may have been caused by exposure to pesticides, a study has said. US authorities had suspected the use of a secret sonic weapon....
09:52 2019-09-20

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
10:13 2019-09-20

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money years ago. The bankers, Michael Kramer and Derron Slonecker, say their former employer, Perella Weinb...
10:13 2019-09-20

Iran says its foreign minister will be attending the UN meeting in New York amid visa doubts The semi-official ISNA news agency says Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel on Friday. As host country of the U.N., the U.S. is required to issue the visas....
10:13 2019-09-20

Book helps honor 96-year-old WWII vet as Bronze Star hero A Sherman tank will be on full display on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on Saturday morning to honor 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer, who is the country’s newest Bronze Star hero for his role as a gunner in a 1945 tank battle. His exploits were chronicled by author Adam Makos in the bestselling book “Spearh...
10:13 2019-09-20

‘Don't dress like Ally McBeal’: the new rules of women’s workwear Office culture has changed but no one has a clue about the dress code. Here’s your 2019 updateThe new workwear: 10 key pieces for 2019 Looking back, the late 20th century looks like an enviably straightforward place to live. There’s probably a touch of rose-tinted hindsight here, I suppose (imagine ...
10:39 2019-09-20

Brexit news latest: Stephen Barclay heads to Brussels for talks as Jean-Claude Juncker raises hopes of deal Stephen Barclay is to meet the EU's chief negotiator in Brussels after Jean-Claude Juncker said a new Brexit deal could still be reached before the Halloween deadline....
10:39 2019-09-20

How Singapore mastered Formula One in just 12 years An enormous amount of work, time and money goes into putting on the Singapore Grand Prix, but just how valuable is it for the country? Jake Michaels investigates....
11:00 2019-09-20

Bondholders Stranded as HNA-Backed Airport Defaults In a departure from HNA Group’s record of paying back international bondholders despite its financial constraints, an airport partly owned by units of the Chinese conglomerate has failed to repay holders of its dollar bonds on time....
11:00 2019-09-20

U.S. Moves to Expel Cuban Diplomats From U.N. Posts The Trump administration moved to expel a pair of Cuban diplomats from their posts at the country’s mission to the United Nations, alleging they attempted to conduct “influence operations” against the U.S....
11:00 2019-09-20

China Detains Former U.S. Air Force Pilot Flying for FedEx Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx pilot in the city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China trade war....
11:00 2019-09-20

Richard Kind plays leading man in ‘Auggie:’ ‘It’s on my shoulders’ Richard Kind has spent decades stealing scenes as a supporting player, but the sci-fi dramedy "Auggie" gave him the rare chance to play a leading man on screen....
11:26 2019-09-20

‘Downton Abbey’ producer calls film a ‘warm hug’ in 'turbulent times' "Downton Abbey" producer Liz Trubridge hopes the film follow-up satisfies the period drama's die-hard fans and offers a bit of respite to people troubled by current events....
11:26 2019-09-20

Salam Tucson brings dozens of Tucsonans of diverse faiths, backgrounds together TUCSON — Dozens of people came together for Salam Tucson at the Islamic Center of Tucson Thursday night. This gathering highlighted diverse cultures including the religion of Islam and Muslim faith. “We just want to be part of our community and establish good connections and ties with ou...
11:52 2019-09-20

California’s dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessons LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deaths from California fires on a scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent. Getting criminal charges to stick in the 2016 fire that killed 36 partygoers at the Oakland warehouse has p...
11:52 2019-09-20

Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes NBC — A packed plane was diverted to Tampa International Airport after descending nearly 30,000 feet within a few minutes. Delta Airlines Flight 2353, a Boeing 763, took off from Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon, headed to Fort Lauderdale before they forced a landing in Tampa. The plane descende...
11:52 2019-09-20

$20K reward offered for information about missing 5-year-old Dulce Alavez NBC — Police in New Jersey are offering a $20,000 reward for information about the disappearance of a 5-year-old girl who vanished from a playground Monday afternoon. Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from City Park in Bridgeton. Authorities said a man, possibly Hispanic, led Dulce from the park ...
11:52 2019-09-20

Imelda will continue dumping rain on Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas as remnants head north The remnants of Imelda will continue weakening Friday as the storm makes its way into northern Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana, but it will continue dumping heavy rain....
12:13 2019-09-20

Jacksonville Jaguars defeat listless Tennessee Titans for win on 'Thursday Night Football' Gardner Minshew and the Jacksonville Jaguars took advantage of a sloppy performance by the Tennessee Titans to get their first win of the season.       ...
12:39 2019-09-20

US briefing: climate strike, Trump whistleblower and Justin Trudeau Friday’s top story: US to stage largest ever climate walkout in more than 1,000 locations. Plus, what to do about the mosquito, humankind’s deadliest predatorSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:39 2019-09-20