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"Word 'Cow' Shocks Many, It's Unfortunate," Says PM

"Some people" get a shock at hearing words like "cow" and "Om" and it is unfortunate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he launched a disease prevention programme for livestock at Mathura in....

'Word 'Cow' Shocks Many, It's Unfortunate,' Says PM

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"Unfortunate," Says Sunny Deol On Row Over Appointing Representative Actor and BJP lawmaker Sunny Deol, accused of "outsourcing" his parliamentary duties by naming a representative to take care of his constituency, said today that it was "extremely unfortunate to see a......
19:26 2019-07-02

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
18:13 2019-06-11

AOC tries to shift attention from ‘unfortunate’ Pelosi feud Rep. Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez Friday tried to diffuse her public spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling the craze her race remarks sparked “unfortunate.” Asked if she regrets saying that Pelosi was targeting freshman female reps of color, the Bronx Democrat said she wished the feud hadn̵...
01:00 2019-07-13

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids in Mississippi, including emotional footage of a girl pleading with authorities to let her father go....
11:39 2019-08-13

"Unfortunate": Congress Condemns Farooq Abdullah's Detention The Congress on Monday strongly condemned former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah's detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA), saying it is the country's "misfortune" that the......
18:13 2019-09-16

Ex-coach Troussier hails Japan after 'unfortunate' Uruguay draw "Former Japan head coach Philippe Troussier praised the performance of the team at the Copa America after they were controversially denied a historic win over Uruguay due to a questionable VAR call."...
13:52 2019-06-21

Chris Froome’s accident gives Team Ineos clarity in most unfortunate way Losing the four-times winner is a blow but it leaves Geraint Thomas as the team’s clear leader for the Tour de FranceTo seal the destiny of the 2019 Tour de France, the organisers have devised a final week with some of the toughest climbing ever seen in the race’s history. It is highly likely, howev...
23:13 2019-06-12

Inside City Winery’s crushing relocation: ‘It’s unfortunate, but it’s life’ David Lecomte is the only professional winemaker currently crushing grapes commercially in Manhattan. And this summer was a particularly moving experience for the 47-year-old Frenchman. That’s because his place of business, City Winery on Varick Street in lower Manhattan, had to move across town to ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Without the book’s passionate relationships, The Goldfinch is just a series of unfortunate events The Goldfinch is a very pretty movie. That’s no shock, given the directing and cinematography team of John Crowley (Brooklyn) and Roger Deakins (a not-inconsiderable portion of the best-looking American films of the past 20 years). Aesthetics add new value to a narrative that loses its original medi...
13:39 2019-09-12

"Unfortunate": Urmila Matondkar On Leaked Letter Amid Mumbai Congress War Actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who unsuccessfully contested this year's national elections from Mumbai North seat as a Congress candidate, on Tuesday said the leak of her letter......
15:13 2019-07-09

Joe Biden makes unfortunate ‘Freudian slip’ as he targets ‘Donald Hump’ It’s a line former vice president Joe Biden uses repeatedly on the campaign trail as he jabs at the man he hopes to replace in the White House, President Trump. But as the front-runner in the Democratic nomination race addressed thousands of party activists at the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s an...
23:13 2019-09-07

The AFCON Final Is Set Thanks To A Late Winner Off A Free Kick And One Unfortunate Goalkeeping Boner The Africa Cup of Nations is nearing the end of its summertime debut, with the final officially set to feature Algeria going up against Senegal. Both semifinal matches were played on Sunday, and both featured some wild finishes that will certainly left the supporters of both losing nations absolutel...
08:13 2019-07-15

People Are Demanding Justice for the Major Stranger Things Character Who Met an Unfortunate Fate Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things Season 3 Stranger Things Season 3 left one of its most disheartening plot developments for the very end: Chief Jim Hopper is dead, at least if you believe what you read in the Indianapolis Gazette. “Hawkins mourns the loss of Police Chie...
12:26 2019-07-05

All I Know is What's on the Internet review: The shocks don't work How has our visual culture adapted to the digital age? All too well, according to this show at The Photographers' Gallery, London. Is the internet losing its ability to surprise?...
17:39 2019-05-21

WTA roundup: Ferro shocks Cornet for first WTA win Fiona Ferro of France stunned her countrywoman, No. 3 seed Alize Cornet, to win her first WTA Tour title 6-1, 2-6, 6-1 at the Ladies Open Lausanne in Switzerland on Sunday....
03:39 2019-07-22

'Trust me': Matthew Stafford, Matt Patricia explain unfortunate Lions timeout Patricia said he ordered offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to call timeout before a would-be third-and-5 conversion late in the fourth quarter       ...
22:52 2019-09-09

Energy Options Skews: Beyond Supply Shocks The U.S. shale oil revolution has given out-of-the-money put options a persistently negative skew over the past decade, overshadowing likely supply woes....
17:39 2019-05-21

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
11:26 2019-08-22

Ledecky illness shocks world championships Katie Ledecky's withdrawal from the 200 and 1,500 meters freestyle put a huge dampener on the third day of the world swimming championships in Gwangju with a major question mark now hanging over the unwell American for the rest of the meet....
10:13 2019-07-23

Rep. Susan Brooks shocks GOP with retirement decision Rep. Susan Brooks has decided not to seek reelection in 2020, a stunning blow for House Republicans who had chosen her to lead recruitment in their attempt to claw back the majority. The Indiana Republican will leave the House after her fourth term, where she has been a rare moderate voice in a GOP...
16:26 2019-06-14

Strange knock on the door shocks military family This soldier gave his family such a huge shock at their new home in New Mexico, that we'll forgive the bad language.        ...
09:39 2019-08-30

Fish with ‘two mouths’ caught in upstate NY shocks anglers Debbie Geddes caught the unique fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her husband. When a photo of the fish was uploaded to Facebook, it went viral....
04:13 2019-08-22

78th-ranked Dimitrov shocks Federer at US Open Grigor Dimitrov, ranked 78th in the world, took down third-seeded Roger Federer 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the US Open quarterfinals before a stunned crowd at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday night....
10:52 2019-09-04

Sailor shocks family in the middle of Cracker Barrel This Navy dad went undercover as a waiter, but the look on his son's face made it clear he can't be fooled.        ...
18:00 2019-09-09

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
22:26 2019-06-27

Nintendo shocks at E3 with surprise Zelda sequel announcement Nintendo showed off a sneak peek this year of an upcoming game — and not just its usual in the glut of “latest installments” in the Pokemon, Animal Crossing, and Mario franchises. No, we’re getting a sequel — an actual sequel — to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The reveal came at the end of Ni...
23:39 2019-06-11

NASCAR shocks gun industry as it appears to block some firearm ads NASCAR rejected advertisements for its souvenir programs from multiple firearms companies earlier this summer as part of what is being seen as a "gradual shift" in its position on guns....
00:52 2019-09-14

Netflix’s first Arabic original shocks viewers in Jordan AMMAN, Jordan — On a high school trip to Jordan’s ancient city of Petra, a group of teenagers sneak out at night to drink beer, smoke weed and gossip around a bonfire. A girl asks her frisky boyfriend to take things slow. By global Netflix standards, its first original Arabic series “Jinn” hardly pu...
23:26 2019-06-20

Flight Attendant In Overhead Compartment Shocks Passengers A recent Southwest Airlines flight began on a strange note when passengers noticed something in the overhead compartment that didn't belong there - a flight attendant....
21:39 2019-07-31

Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
08:39 2019-05-24

Murder of lawyer in gangster case shocks the Netherlands Derk Wiersum, 44, was gunned down in an Amsterdam street in broad daylightThe murder of a lawyer for a key witness in a major Dutch organised crime trial has sparked outrage and calls for a tougher crackdown on violent underworld gangs.Derk Wiersum, a 44-year-old father of two, was gunned down in th...
02:00 2019-09-19

Polish qualifier Linette shocks Giorgi for Bronx title "Polish qualifier Magda Linette rallied to upset Italy\u0027s Camila Giorgi 5-7 7-5 6-4 and claim her first career WTA title at the Bronx Open on Saturday."...
04:39 2019-08-26

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector LONDON/BENGALURU - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 billion off the company's sales this year....
19:13 2019-06-14

'NCIS' Season 16 finale shocks fans with surprise cameo "NCIS" ended its sixteenth season on Tuesday night and a very special character made an unexpected cameo appearance in the episode's last few moments. ...
20:13 2019-05-22

From Homecoming to The Good Fight: this year's Emmys snubs and shocks Game of Thrones is leading the pack but, as usual, a long list of worthy nominees failed to make this year’s nominationsOh, the cruelty of letting D’Arcy Carden announce the 2019 Emmy nominations. From relative obscurity, she’s undoubtedly had a barnstormer of a year; The Good Place – one of the mos...
17:52 2019-07-17

Masar finishes dead last in Princess of Wales’s Stakes on day of shocks Charlie Appleby’s horse fades on second start in 13 monthsAll seven favourites on Newmarket card beaten This first day of the July Festival here was one that the punters will want to forget, when the smart money found its way to the Pimm’s bar or the ice-cream van and steered well clear of the booki...
20:52 2019-07-11

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, according to a new United Nations (UN) report. At the same time, the world also has an increasing numbe...
21:52 2019-07-16

Python Pops Out Of Pool Table In Middle Of Game, Shocks Players A group of friends enjoying a round of pool were recently left shocked by an unwanted player - a python. The carpet python made a surprise appearance by popping out of a corner pocket of the table in......
21:39 2019-07-31

Fritz shocks Thiem to put Team World within one match of Laver Cup victory "Taylor Fritz beat Dominic Thiem 7-5, 6-7 (3-7) 10-5, in dramatic style on Sunday to put his team just one match away from their first Laver Cup victory."...
18:39 2019-09-22

Stabbing of 17 Children Shocks Japan, Where Parents Trust Streets Are Safe Across the country, young students travel to school on their own every day. But a peaceful assumption was shattered by a rampage that killed a schoolgirl and a parent....
18:52 2019-05-28

Canada: arrest of ex-head of intelligence shocks experts and alarms allies Police say charges of stealing covert information against Cameron Ortis pose ‘potential risk’ for US, UK, New Zealand and AustraliaCanada and its allies are scrambling to assess the damage inflicted by what experts believe could be the largest security breach in the country’s history after a senior ...
21:39 2019-09-16

'Keep Marysville white': racist remark by would-be councilor shocks Michigan city A question about diversity in a candidate’s forum produced a jaw-dropping response from first-time candidate Jean CramerFor the first hour of the election forum in Marysville, Michigan, on Thursday night the debate between the five candidates for a city council seat dealt with the local subjects you...
10:26 2019-08-24

Rwandan Gospel Singer Albert Nabonibo Shocks Country by Coming Out (KIGALI, Rwanda) — Friends of Albert Nabonibo, a well-known gospel singer in Rwanda who recently came out as a gay man, do not want their names revealed. It is too shameful, one says. Another says he is anguished because his family knows he often used to socialize with Nabonibo. The singer sho...
04:39 2019-09-17

Ninja shocks gaming world, leaves Twitch for Microsoft's Mixer Tyler Blevins, known mainly as Ninja, shocked the gaming world Thursday with his move to Mixer, a streaming competitor to Twitch, his former platform.       ...
23:39 2019-08-01

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Day of shocks as holders Cameroon and hosts Egypt both fall The holders and the hosts are both out as Nigeria and South Africa pulled off big wins. Odion Ighalo was the star for Nigeria, who came from behind to beat Cameroon, while a late Thembinkosi Lorch stunned Egypt in Cairo....
04:00 2019-07-07

Real Or Fake? Viral Video Of Raw Meat Jumping Off Plate Shocks Internet A video of a piece of raw meat 'crawling' off a table has shocked the Internet. The short clip has gone massively viral online, where many are now referring to the meat as "zombie chicken". However,......
21:39 2019-07-31

Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in the past year....
14:13 2019-05-24

American Sofia Kenin, 20, shocks Serena Williams in third round of French Open Serena Williams lost in stunning fashion Saturday in the third round of the French Open against 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin, falling in straight sets, 6-2, 7-5.        ...
21:39 2019-06-01

Amanda Anisimova shocks Halep to reach French Open semi-final • Anisimova stuns defending champion in straight sets 6-2, 6-4• Seventeen-year-old will meet Barty for a place in the finalThe defending champion, Simona Halep, is out of the French Open, beaten soundly in straight sets on Thursday by Amanda Anisimova, at 17 the youngest Roland Garros semi-finalist ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Arrest in cold case murders of couple 43 years ago shocks Wisconsin town The cold case murders of a Wisconsin couple on a camping trip 43 years ago has led to the arrest through DNA of a friendly 82-year-old “helpful handyman,” according to a report....
16:39 2019-06-02

Venice film festival 2019 roundup: shocks, horrors and dark jokers The usual social media controversies may have overshadowed the actual buzz, but this year’s programme still held many surprisesEuropean politics isn’t predictable, so why should the film festival circuit be? This time last year, Venice pulled out a corker of a programme – Roma, The Favourite, Sunset...
23:13 2019-09-07

People are worried that labor strife, oil shocks, and the Fed could lead to an economic disaster — here's why they're wrong The U.S. National Archives/Flickr There are several apparent links between the state of the US economy now and in the 1970s, like an oil-supply shock, increased labor activity, and higher gold prices. This has led to worries that the US could fall back into "stagflation," a period of high inflation...
06:26 2019-09-22

Accused Terrorist Shocks New Zealand Courtroom With Not Guilty Plea For 51 Murders Livestreamed on Facebook The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people and livestreaming the carnage on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in a Christchurch, New Zealand court today. The courtroom was filled with friends and family of the victims who reacted with gasps as the plea was entered, according to the New Zealand...
13:26 2019-06-14

Men's round-up: Querrey shocks Thiem, Tsonga ousts Tomic in 58 mins, Kyrgios battles through "Sam Querrey produced another big shock at Wimbledon 2019 as he sent Dominic Thiem packing with a bagel in the fourth set to round it off, 6-7 7-6 6-3 6-0."...
19:52 2019-07-02

WRAPUP 3-Australia cuts rates as global cbanks move to head off trade shocks Australia cut interest rates to a record low on Tuesday as a worsening trade war between Beijing and Washington raises recession risks for the world economy and pushes major central banks into what could be a global monetary easing cycle....
10:39 2019-06-04

Stan Wawrinka shocks Novak Djokovic to advance to US Open quarterfinals after world No. 1 retires In an era where men's tennis has been dominated by the "Big 3" of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka can at times be a forgotten man....
16:13 2019-09-02

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Dereck Chisora's furious rant at Eddie Hearn shocks boxing fans as feed cuts off Del Boy told the promoter he would ‘pull out of the f***ing show’ if his fight with Joseph Parker was not top bill, forcing Sky Sports to cut the feed...
18:00 2019-09-13

'Verbage' Is Not a Word If you’ve ever had to pause to ask yourself, “Hmm, which word is correct here... verbiage or verbage,” I’ve got the perfect mnemonic device for you: Verbage is garbage....
23:13 2019-08-29

A Word or Two About That Gold "Rout" Most speculators had an unfavorable outlook for gold in August. Yet, EWI's Chief Market Analyst said "gold is in the late stage of its decline." The very next day, gold hit a low and its price began a steady march upward. Learn how the precious metals usually end a trend......
21:00 2019-05-21

Joe Biden Is Better in the Written Word Joe Biden had a couple of rough debates. Then there was that flub about poor kids and white children. And weirdly talking about meeting the students who survived the massacre at Parkland in 2018 when he was vice president and he wasn’t? He’s had a rough go of the irl communications thus far in the c...
08:26 2019-08-12

You're Probably Using the Word 'Comprise' Wrong After I lovingly explained the difference between “who” and “whom,” one dear reader caught onto the fact that I’ve been on a one-woman crusade to purify our world of all your terrible grammar. The person I know only as “Fabian Knockwurst” came to me with a request to “do to comprise next,” and I am ...
02:26 2019-08-29

Why is everyone suddenly using the C-word? | Stan Carey From viral videos about Tommy Robinson to Game of Thrones, there are signs the taboo is lessening – for someA journalist from Canada recently shared a video on Twitter in which she asked people in Manchester their opinion of Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon). Two young people – one ma...
15:26 2019-05-21

We Need A Word For Driving Your Convertible With The Top Down When It's Cold Out They say the ideal convertible weather is a warm and sunny summer’s day, but I’m not sure I agree. Rather, I think the perfect convertible weather is actually when it’s cold. Like in the fall, winter or early spring. Hear me out....
04:26 2019-09-10

Trump wants ‘apology,’ not ‘another word’ about Mueller President Trump responded to special counsel Robert Mueller’s statement about his Russia collusion report by demanding an “apology,” claiming that Americans have heard enough about the probe....
00:00 2019-05-30

Great, Now the President is Tossing the Word 'Treason' Around Again By now, we’re all familiar with the usual timeline of a Donald Trump tweet: pundit says something inflammatory on Fox News, Trump watches it on TV, then tweets about it a few hours later. This is almost a given for propaganda coming out of Fox, but on Monday, however, the culprit was ABC, thanks to ...
18:52 2019-05-27

Trump’s Challenge: Can His Word on Iran Be Trusted? The president’s tweets, tirades and untruths could undercut the credibility of whatever case he makes about responding to the attacks on Saudi oil fields....
04:00 2019-09-18

NXT TakeOver: Cole gets final word against Gargano Adam Cole and Johnny Gargano closed out their rivalry Saturday with a destructive showcase that ended with both men crashing from the top of a cage through a table....
08:13 2019-08-11

From anemoia to zagreb: how 'fictionaries' are liberating the word Everyone from Flaubert to the Moomins has had fun with creating words – we should all challenge our lethologica and start doing the same, says Eley WilliamsSondern. the realisation that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.It is unlikely that you will find this defi...
13:26 2019-05-27

The 3-letter word that's missing from the showdown with Iran AP Photo/ISNA The US is in the middle of a showdown with Iran, stoked by incidents in the Persian Gulf and a protracted dispute over the 2015 nuclear deal. But behind the present round of tensions is the US's long-running desire to the control the movement of a resource that Iran is in a unique pos...
20:13 2019-07-12

How to record vocals for music and spoken word Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There are different schools of thought when it comes to getting your vocals perfect for any project. The easiest way, surely, is building a million-dollar studio ...
03:00 2019-07-23

Dow surges on word of pending meeting between Trump and Xi The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 350 points after President Trump said he would meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week at the G-20 summit....
03:26 2019-06-19

‘Stranger Things 3’ is streaming now, and word is it’s the best season yet 21 months after Stranger Things 2 debuted on Netflix, the thrilling series has returned for a third season of nostalgia-driven horror. Stranger Things 3 once again takes place in Hawkins, Indiana, but it’s now the summer of 1985, and a new mall has just opened in the small town. As in previous...
21:13 2019-07-04

Porsche Wants To Destroy The Word "Turbo" And I'm Not Fucking Okay With That As you likely know, Porsche is just about ready to officially announce their all-new, all-electric sports sedan, the Taycan. It looks to be extremely fast and impressive and is likely to be the first real Tesla-fighter out there. You may have also heard that the first version to make it to market wi...
01:13 2019-08-24

"He Kept His Word": PM Modi On Gujarat Man's "Cycle Journey" Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he was "deeply impressed" by humility and passion of a man from Gujarat who cycled from Amreli to Delhi to celebrate BJP's massive win in the national......
16:00 2019-07-03

Family is a four-letter word in one of Succession's best episodes yet It’s a jet-setting season of Succession, isn’t it? From Iceland to Hungary to Argestes, the Roys seem to be spending more time outside of New York than in it. But, no matter where they go, the shit clinging to their Santonis just digs in deeper. Sure, a flirty Naomi Pierce (Annabelle Dexter-Jones) m...
08:39 2019-09-23

Can't Call Someone Terrorist Just For Using Word "Jihad": Court A person cannot be branded as a terrorist merely for using the word "jihad", a Maharashtra court observed while acquitting three accused of terror charges....
13:39 2019-06-19

Surprise! R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' shocks the box office, hits No. 1 with $21M Even with a R-rating, the tween comedy 'Good Boys' pushed 'Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw' to second place and beat out 'The Angry Birds Movie 2.'        ...
23:39 2019-08-18

The VR Groundhog Day sequel is better than every single word in that description might suggest Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
07:13 2019-09-20

Google Docs now displays the word count as you type One of the most frustrating things about Google Docs is having to manually access the menu every time you need to check if you've finally hit that essay's elusive word count. The tech giant is finally fixing that by giving you the ability to display......
12:13 2019-09-10

Watch: Showtime releases first-look teaser of 'The L Word: Generation Q' Showtime released a first-look teaser of "The L Word: Generation Q" featuring returning stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, and Leisha Hailey, and new cast members....
23:13 2019-08-22

Medical professionals of both genders link the word "career" with men (Reuters Health) - Researchers who examined implicit and explicit gender biases in the U.S. medical community found that professionals of both genders are more likely to associate the word "career" with men and the word "family" with women....
13:13 2019-08-07

Don't call me cute: a debate on the four letter word On the surface, it's an innocuous four-letter word. But cute is a surprisingly loaded term. Here, two writers (and friends) take on the gender politics of being adorable...
20:13 2019-08-08

Medical professionals of both genders link the word 'career' with men (Reuters Health) - Researchers who examined implicit and explicit gender biases in the U.S. medical community found that professionals of both genders are more likely to associate the word "career" with men and the word "family" with women....
00:39 2019-08-09

Socialism used to be a dirty word. Is America now ready to embrace it? Voters’ feelings on socialism have shifted with half of those under 40 saying they would prefer to live in a socialist countryIn his 1998 film, Bulworth, Warren Beatty played a Democratic senator who goes rogue, embarking on a truth-telling binge in which he spouts radical truths no Democrat serious...
16:39 2019-09-06

Pell’s appeal pitted word of former choirboy against priest Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his convictions for child molestation was largely a question of who should the jury have believed, his accuser or a senior priest whose church role was likened to Pell’s bodyguard...
04:00 2019-08-20

Ben Roethlisberger has one word for Antonio Brown joining Patriots There wasn’t much the Steelers could say Sunday night after getting steamrolled by the Patriots, 33-3. After the game, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was asked about former teammate Antonio Brown’s chaotic weekend, which included the polarizing receiver’s release from the Raiders o...
16:52 2019-09-09

Repeat after me: vagina is not a dirty word | Nicola Heath Our collective reluctance to say ‘vagina’ shrouds women’s bodies – and their sexuality – in shameWhen Dr Jen Gunter, a US-based gynaecologist, and her publisher, Kensington Books, sought to promote her new book on Twitter, they ran into trouble. The problem was the title: The Vagina Bible. It appear...
21:39 2019-09-16

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Tarantino's last word? Discuss with spoilers This vibrant riff on Tinseltown toys with myths, lost stars and timelines to spin an engaging yarn. What more do you want?This article contains spoilers about Once Upon a Time in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino, the ur-Gen X movie geek director, has, for some time, suggested that he wants to make 10 film...
01:52 2019-08-15

Don’t Believe a Word by David Shariatmadari review – the truth about language A myth-busting account of how languages emerge, change, and influence the way we thinkAs a boy, David Shariatmadari would sit in the hallway and listen to his Iranian father speaking Farsi on the phone to his family in Tehran. It was an early introduction to the estranging beauty of unfamiliar langu...
12:13 2019-08-10

Gotta Be Bold: The Bachelorette Has a New Favorite Word and No One Can Stop Saying It Hannah Brown really wants her men to be bold. What does bold mean, exactly? A lot of different things, according to tonight's episode of The Bachelorette, during which that word was......
15:00 2019-05-21

Chrissy Teigen's Son Miles Said His First Word And It's Even Cuter Than We Could Have Imagined Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's son Miles Stephens is proving to be one positive little kid. The Cravings author shared the most adorable video of Miles, 13 months, saying......
19:26 2019-06-21

Trump says impeachment is 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word' U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected 'disgusting' talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome....
23:39 2019-05-30

Red hot Galaxy S10e version is also in the works, but there's still no word on a US release If you're excited to see Samsung further expanding the chromatic diversity of the Galaxy S10 lineup but don't expect to be able to afford the two larger models in a snazzy new "Cardinal Red" flavor, serial leaker Roland Quandt has some great news to deliver via German publication WinFuture (translat...
14:26 2019-06-03

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
14:52 2019-05-29

Dow surges more than 300 points on word of pending Trump-Xi meeting The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 300 points after President Trump said he'd be meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan....
23:01 2019-06-18

Red Galaxy S10e version goes official, but there's still no word on US release Almost one month after the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ were introduced, UK carrier EE has announced that it’ll now be exclusively selling the two flagships alongside a previous unannounced Cardinal Red version of the Galaxy S10e.The new variant of Samsung’s compact flagship is, as expect...
13:39 2019-07-02

"Forget Numbers, Your Every Word Valuable": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament House, PM Modi......
13:13 2019-06-17

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owned apps that have hit that target. What makes this feat even more incredible is that Google Docs (and the rest of Google Suite) is already installe...
22:26 2019-07-15

Trump Is Obsessed With the 'I-Word'—and No, the 'I' Doesn't Stand for Idiot President Trump knows that the Democrats are split on whether or not to start impeachment proceedings, and while he’s reportedly convinced he won’t be impeached because, in his words, he’s done nothing wrong, that hasn’t stopped him from becoming fixated with the idea, both good and bad, of impeachm...
19:39 2019-06-12

Word whiz kids tap memory tricks at U.S. spelling bee Spelling savants traced letters onto their palms or gazed at the ceiling on Wednesday while racking their brains in hopes of advancing to the next level of the Scripps National Spelling Bee....
21:26 2019-05-29

Italy's 5-Star looks to get around two-term rule with word play Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement has suggested using verbal sleight of hand to solve a problem that has been bothering some of its politicians -- a rigid two-term limit on how long members can hold office....
12:26 2019-07-23

Word whiz kids tap memory tricks at Spelling Bee Spelling savants traced letters onto their palms or gazed at the ceiling on Wednesday while racking their brains in hopes of advancing to the next level of the Scripps National Spelling Bee....
05:01 2019-05-30

Chara to be checked in Boston, no word on Cup Game 5 status BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says Zdeno Chara will be checked out in Boston to see whether he will be able to play in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Chara took a deflected puck off his face in the second period of Game 4 on Monday night, which the St. Louis Blues won 3-2...
20:13 2019-06-04

Google Docs’ New ‘Live Word Count’ Is Weird and Exists Google has officially rolled out the most useful addition to Docs we’ve seen in years: a word count. Or, to be more specific, a feature that allows you to get the live word count for whatever document you’re working on. It’s a lot more convenient than having to click through menus to see a static wo...
04:26 2019-09-19

Donald Trump Says Impeachment Is "Dirty, Filthy, Disgusting Word" US President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected 'disgusting' talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did......
21:26 2019-05-30

I Broke The Official Jeremy Renner App By Posting The Word "Porno" On It The Butterfly Effect is the idea that a solitary flap of a butterfly’s wings will eventually result in a hurricane halfway across the globe. In the interests of moving forward as a society, and because I don’t think I’ve seen a butterfly in, like, four years, I believe it is time to retire this term...
21:39 2019-09-03

Meryl Streep on the Panama Papers: ‘People died to get the word out’ Ahead of the Venice premiere of The Laundromat, actor pays tribute to murdered journalist Daphne Caruana GaliziaMeryl Streep, the star of The Laundromat, Steven Soderbergh’s irreverent comedy about Mossack Fonseca, the law firm that masterminded offshore tax schemes for some of the world’s most rich...
06:26 2019-09-02

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have driven by that place a thousand times since I was...
17:52 2019-06-02

Suicide bombing hits eastern Kabul; no word on casualties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber has struck east of the capital Kabul, the second such attack in as many days. There is no immediate word on casualties. Police official Jan Aga says it’s too early to identify the target of Friday’s attack that took place in KabulR...
08:52 2019-05-31

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an intentionally extreme and outrageous nature," according......
04:52 2019-06-18

Conservative Shitheads Race to Defend Teen's Right to Say the N-Word and Still Go to Harvard Kyle Kashuv, the Parkland shooting survivor turned right-wing, pro-gun activist, tweeted on Monday that Harvard University rescinded his admission after it widely was reported that he used racial slurs in private messages with friends earlier in his high school career....
22:00 2019-06-17

Kylie Jenner Calls Stormi Webster "So Smart" for Saying This Big Word Kylie Jenner can't help but gush over her baby girl, Stormi Webster. On Tuesday night, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and her 18-month-old daughter supported Travis Scott at......
01:39 2019-08-29

Joint Chiefs of Staff chair on Afghanistan: 'Not using the 'withdraw' word right now' Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Wednesday it’s too early to talk about a full withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan....
00:00 2019-08-29

No Word On Mehbooba Mufti's Release, Family Says Not Allowed To Meet Two former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir - Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti - have been in police custody for nearly a month and sources say there is no word on when they might be released....
17:13 2019-08-27

Professor who quoted James Baldwin's use of N-word cleared by university Poet Laurie Sheck was investigated for her use of the racial slur, but the New School has now dismissed concernsLaurie Sheck, the poet and professor who was investigated by her university for quoting James Baldwin’s use of the N-word in a graduate class, has been cleared of charges of racial discrim...
22:52 2019-08-19

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their devices, sa......
22:26 2019-05-23

Simmons backflips, withdraws from Australia's Word Cup squad Ben Simmons' new contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers came with bad news for Australian basketball fans _ he won't play for the Boomers at the World Cup.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Writing: Making Your Mark reveals the power of the written word Is a written culture necessary to make a better culture or better citizens? A smart, satisfyingly deep exhibition at the British Library leaves us wondering...
17:39 2019-05-21

There's an old word for Trump's brand of nationalism: 'hatriotism' | Samuel G Freedman The term perfectly describes people who cloak toxic intolerance in patriotism. Let’s bring it backSeveral weeks ago, as President Trump used the pretext of patriotism to unleash a nativist assault on four Democratic women of color in Congress, I was inspecting a sewer. By which I mean that I was doi...
12:52 2019-08-07

Billy Ray Cyrus couldn't say this one word in Lil Nas X 'Old Town Road' remix Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus revealed the one word they wouldn't let him include in his popular "Old Town Road" remix with Lil Nas X that has been on the Billboard charts for a record number of weeks at No. 1....
23:39 2019-08-07

Boston cop on leave for allegedly using N-word, calling students ‘monkeys’ A veteran cop in Boston is off the street after allegedly using the N-word during a confrontation with students he referred to as “monkeys,” the teens claim. Officer Joseph Lynch, a 16-year department vet, is on administrative leave following the Sept. 13 incident at a McDonald’s near Roxbury Prep H...
02:52 2019-09-21

"The I Word": Amid Donald Trump's Impeachment Talks, Know How It Works The push among Democrats in the US Congress to impeach US President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice is gaining strength. While holding off pressure from party legislators to begin the process......
06:52 2019-05-23

Inclusive Language: Merriam-Webster Gives New — and Nonbinary — Meaning to the Word ‘They’ To paraphrase an LGBTQ activist catchphrase, “‘They’ are here, ‘they’ are queer and ‘they’ aren’t going anywhere” — at least when it comes to a new, nonbinary definition of the word “they,” as announced by the editors at Merriam-Webster....
07:39 2019-09-19

CNN Host Chris Cuomo Wanted All the Smoke, But C’mon Son, ‘Fredo’ Ain’t the N-Word CNN host Chris Cuomo is with the shits on his show. He never backs down from a fuss fight no matter which white person he has on his show spouting nonsense to try and make Donald Trump’s racist policies sound less racist....
04:39 2019-08-14

Bean embraces the written word on a thoughtful, creative Disenchantment Considering there are only three episodes left in the season, “In Her Own Write” predictably returns to the Dagmar well. The specter of her mother haunts Bean’s dreams and plagues Zøg’s mind to the point where he’s removing all the tulips from the kingdom. A normally negligent parent can permanently...
19:26 2019-09-22

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old university student in Pyongyang, the North Korean capi...
05:26 2019-06-28

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is important....
14:26 2019-05-24

Trump says U.S. reaches trade deals with Japan, no word on cars U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new tariffs would not be slapped on vital auto exports....
09:39 2019-09-17

White professor investigated for quoting James Baldwin's use of N-word Laurie Sheck, who teaches at the New School, says inquiry followed a complaint that she had discussed Baldwin’s use of the slurThe Pulitzer-nominated poet Laurie Sheck, a professor at the New School in New York City, is being investigated by the university for using the N-word during a discussion ab...
15:00 2019-08-16

Governor's Word On J&K Not Final, Want To Hear From Centre: Omar Abdullah Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan in Srinagar today to discuss the tense situation in the state, following a week in which an......
11:26 2019-08-03

Walter Mosley quit 'Star Trek: Discovery' over N-word backlash Writer Walter Mosley quit “Star Trek: Discovery” in disgust after getting a formal complaint about him using the N-word in the writer’s room, according to new reports....
01:13 2019-09-09

MSNBC host says 'impeachment' is a losing word, brand Trump as 'criminal' instead MSNBC’s Donny Deutsch said Friday that Democrats should no longer use the word “impeachment” due to political risks associated with it and instead brand President Trump a "criminal."...
19:13 2019-05-31

Game of Thrones' 'sicansíos': not the first word to be lost in translation | David Shariatmadari There’s a long history of phrases being garbled as they cross from one language to another – and some of them stickGame of Thrones is known for its linguistic inventiveness. The TV adaptation of George RR Martin’s fantasy cycle has gone way further than the original novels ever did, with linguist Da...
22:26 2019-05-21

China sees Kiribati ties soon, no word on space tracking station China will formally resume ties soon with Kiribati, the foreign ministry said on Monday, following the Pacific island state's decision to ditch relations with Taiwan....
13:26 2019-09-23

Holy mayo! Heinz's new condiment Mayochup includes a bad word Heinz's Mayochup means something very different in a dialect of Cree spoken in Canada. It's not the first company to make a global branding boo-boo.        ...
12:52 2019-06-04

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

Office Q&A: How to remove page numbers from a table of contents in a Word document You can use built-in options to build a simple table of contents, but quite often, you'll need to change the underlying field code to get the results you want....
03:52 2019-07-20

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has never suspended Trump, though he often tweets insu...
20:52 2019-06-27

Ohio State University, home of Buckeyes, applies to trademark the word 'the' College was originally known as The Ohio State UniversityMove likely to be related to school’s popular football teamOhio State University wants to trademark the word “the” when used as part of the school’s name on university merchandise. The Columbus Dispatch reports the school submitted a trademark...
21:26 2019-08-14

Samsung executive describes his feelings about the Galaxy Fold launch in one word Yesterday, Samsung Electronics CEO DJ Koh not only gave an update on the status of the Galaxy Fold, but he also explained how he personally felt about the botched launch. With the phone circling in a waiting pattern waiting for a green light from Samsung ground control, Ars Technica reports that the...
19:39 2019-07-02

After liver donation, Fox News correspondent Ed Henry looks to spread the word about transplant needs When Ed Henry, chief national correspondent at Fox News Channel, decided to donate part of his liver to his sister, Colleen, he never intended it to become something that would spread broader awareness about the need for organ donations....
12:00 2019-08-05

Ex-Maldives Vice President Adheeb Stays Put In Ship, No Word On Exit A day after he arrived in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin on a cargo vessel without any valid documents, the former Vice President of Maldives, Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor today continued to stay put in the......
17:13 2019-08-02

Mom Unleashes N-Word After She’s Arrested for Leaving Baby in Nightclub Parking Lot to Take Shots Authorities say a Texas woman hurled racist obscenities and resisted arrest after police detained her for the simple crime of enjoying a few cocktails with her hubby while the family car babysat the couple’s infant....
19:39 2019-07-31

Tucson to host 2019 Axe Throwing Word Championships airing on ESPN TUCSON – “Splitting Timber Axe Range” was chosen to host the 2019 World Axe Throwing League (WATL) Championship!  It’ll be broadcast worldwide on ESPN.  Here’s more from Wednesday’s sportscast: The tournament will take place in December at the Splitting Timber Ax...
12:26 2019-06-20

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
20:00 2019-05-25

Georgia woman finds racial slur on takeout receipt: 'That's not a word to throw around' The restaurant owner claimed that the server did not know how to spell the name “Nyjah” and that the racist slur somehow instead ended up on the bill....
08:00 2019-09-05

Word of Jeffrey Epstein's $200K donation causes senior MIT lab staffer to resign Controversy surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's donations to the MIT lab date back to 2015. He reportedly gave over $200,000.        ...
21:52 2019-08-21

De Blasio slams Biden with N-word tweet after he fondly recalls racist senator Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday bashed Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden for citing a notoriously racist Southern senator while touting his ability to work with lawmakers he disagrees with. “It’s 2019 & @JoeBiden is longing for the good old days of ‘civility’ typified by James Eastlan...
22:13 2019-06-19

Ben Roethlisberger's annoyed one-word answer on Antonio Brown joining Patriots When Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger was asked after Sunday night’s loss about Antonio Brown signing with the Patriots, he needed just one word.       ...
22:52 2019-09-09

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
02:00 2019-06-08

President Locker-Room Talk Thinks Impeachment Is a 'Dirty, Filthy, Disgusting Word' President “Grab ‘em by the pussy” does find at least one word to be “dirty” and “filthy”—and no, it’s not “Russianprostituteurine.” It’s “impeachment.”...
20:52 2019-05-30

Iran calls U.S. offer for talks 'word-play', asks for action: Mehr News Reacting to a U.S. offer to engage with Iran without pre-conditions, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Tehran expected a change in U.S. behavior rather than "word-play"....
18:26 2019-06-02

A Delta passenger checked a suitcase with a rainbow luggage tag and it came back defaced with the word 'sodomite' Associated Press A Delta passenger was shocked earlier this month when her checked suitcase, which had a rainbow luggage tag, came back defaced with the word "sodomite." Delta is conducting an investigation on the matter. The vandal may be an employee of the airline, or a baggage handler with no af...
06:26 2019-09-22

'My Word Means Something': Indie Dev Elaborates On His Viral Decision To Reject Epic Store Exclusivity In late July, Wlad Marhulets, the solo developer behind just-released horror game Darq, received the golden ticket: an email from Epic Games asking if he’d like Darq sold on their hugely popular online store....
21:52 2019-08-21

John Oliver employs Jane Krakowski and a safe word to talk about unsafe medical implants On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver expertly examined the shoddy, hastily chosen things that work within to transform everything around them into a rotten, oozing, painful, potentially life-threatening nightmare. And he did that in his opening segment, running down the week in Donald Trump an...
13:00 2019-06-03

G Suite’s Work Insights hits general availability, now tracks Word, Excel, and PowerPoint usage Google announced that Work Insights, a G Suite tool for insights on app adoption, work patterns, and collaboration, is generally available for Enterprise.Read More...
18:26 2019-06-04

Dean Smith upbeat as Aston Villa aim to show F-word jibe is misplaced | Paul Doyle Manager goes into Friday’s game against Everton unconcerned by opening defeats and record signing Wesley’s lack of goals To really offend people around Villa Park, just say the F word. After spending at least £127m on 12 players following promotion to the Premier League, Aston Villa fans get annoyed...
17:00 2019-08-23

Trump blasts Mueller as 'highly conflicted,' calls impeachment a 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word' President Trump blasted Robert Mueller as “highly conflicted” on Thursday, claiming that the special counsel "would have brought charges" against him in the Russia investigation if he had "anything" but that "there were no charges to bring."...
15:39 2019-05-30

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

'Latinx' explained: A history of the controversial word and how to pronounce it The word is being more commonly used among public figures and politicians, but what does it mean and why is it so controversial?        ...
16:39 2019-06-29

Michigan trolls rival Ohio State over its effort to trademark the word 'THE' The University of Michigan had a great response to the story that The Ohio State University is seeking to trademark the word "the."       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Holly Willoughby drops f-word as she gets 'lost' in the dark with Phillip Schofield This Morning duo Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield appeared a little worse for wear as they lost a shoe, and their way, while on holiday together....
14:26 2019-05-29

Is 'Fredo' the Italian N-Word? I Asked the 3 Most Italian Women I Know for Answers Chris Cuomo, host of CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time and the network’s chief Italian-American correspondent, threatened to beat up a heckler during a heated exchange after the man called him “Fredo.” In a video that has gone viral, Cuomo says, “Only punkass bitches from the right call me Fredo. Fredo is fro...
00:39 2019-08-14

How 'The L Word' revival looks in 2019: Trans lesbians, dating apps and post-Trump reality "The L Word: Generation Q" is coming to Showtime in December, and star Jennifer Beals and the producers discuss how they're updating it for 2019.        ...
21:13 2019-08-02

Promises, promises: has Donald Trump kept his word in office? In 2016, the insurgent Republican hammered home his message on jobs, judges, immigration and more. Has he delivered?Verdict: Failure. As of last month, no new wall had been erected in places where there was not already a barrier at the border. Trump has awarded contracts for 247 miles of wall constr...
17:13 2019-06-23

'THE' Ohio State University: School files trademark for word 'the' on apparel Ohio State University filed a trademark application through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the word 'the' on marketed items for sale.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Jonas Brothers on new doc: ''Therapeutic' is a strong word' At the film's Los Angeles premiere, musicians the Jonas Brothers say new movie "Chasing Happiness" is more family drama than music documentary. (June 4)        ...
13:52 2019-06-04

County cricket: Kent thrash Yorkshire, Lancashire beat Middlesex – as it happened County Championship updates from around the groundsThe Spin: sign up and get our weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Tanya, tweet @tjaldred or post BTL 9.39pm BST Northamptonshire secured promotion to Division One with all bar their toenails after Durham lost their two remaining wickets in th...
23:39 2019-09-19

Boxing supremo Eddie Hearn goes full ‘David Brent’ in hilarious promotion video Hearn, who promotes for Anthony Joshua and KSI, said fans should “kneel in homage” to October’s fighting schedule – and fans were in stitches...
23:39 2019-09-19

The Best Podcast Apps for Your iPhone and iPad (2019) Almost everyone loves listening to podcasts, but finding a decent podcast app to manage your subscriptions can be tricky. Podcasts continue to grow in popularity and, as a result, there are more podcast managers on the App Store than ever before. But while it seems easy to just stick with the stock ...
23:39 2019-09-19

Michelle Carter led in chains to parole hearing The Massachusetts woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in a series of heartless text messages — and who now wants out of jail early — was led into a parole hearing Thursday wearing handcuffs and ankle shackles. Michelle Carter, 22, has served seven months of her 15-month mans...
23:39 2019-09-19

Pompeo says he wants ‘peaceful resolution’ in wake of Saudi oil attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to Iran’s threat of “all-out war” by insisting the US wants a “peaceful resolution” to mounting tensions over airstrikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, according to reports Thursday. Pompeo – who on Wednesday called th...
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

Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds of people from flooded cars, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday....
00:00 2019-09-20

Get £50 off your next holiday with Now Broadband's affordable broadband deals Sorting your internet plan, its a stressful experience by all accounts and one that should be rewarded with a break...a holiday in fact. Luckily, to help support your post-internet purchase vacation plans, Now Broadband will help you pay for your trip.Well, to be a bit more exact, when you invest in...
00:26 2019-09-20

Sony's next State of Play teases 'new game reveals' – but don't expect PS5 news Sony has announced its next State of Play live stream will air on September 24, with the company teasing "new game reveals" and "great news to share". But don't expect any news on the next-generation PS5, as Sony has explicitly said it won't be sharing any during the broadcast. PS5: a...
00:26 2019-09-20

Adam Ferrara is always writing jokes — even while playing pool Adam Ferrara bounces between coasts these days, but says there’s no contest as to where he prefers to do stand-up. “I’m a better comic in New York — there’s more energy to draw from,” says the comedian and actor (“Rescue Me,” “Top Gear US”). Born 53 years ago in Queens, Ferrara grew up in Huntington...
00:26 2019-09-20

Penguin Random House hires penguin interns — and it was a total flop They’re dipping their flippers into publishing. Two African penguins from the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore recently scored dream gigs: summer internships at Penguin Random House, despite never having read a single book between them. Though cute, the fluffy freshmen — Lilly and Tetra — were entire...
00:26 2019-09-20

Haas stick with known quantity Grosjean for 2020 The Haas Formula One team decided to retain Romain Grosjean for 2020 rather than opt for Nico Hulkenberg because the Frenchman was a known quantity, team boss Guenther Steiner said on Thursday....
00:26 2019-09-20

Acuna, Freeman power Braves past Phillies Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 40th home run, and Freddie Freeman delivered a key two-run single that helped the visiting Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Thursday....
00:26 2019-09-20

Passengers panic as Delta flight plunges nearly 30,000 feet in under 8 minutes Delta flight 2353 dropped from nearly 39,000 feet to under 10,000 feet in minutes. The plane, bound for Fort Lauderdale, diverted to Tampa.       ...
00:26 2019-09-20

Poland’s top filmmakers protest festival admission rules Academy Award-winning Pawel Pawlikowski and other top Polish filmmakers are demanding artistic independence for the nation’s most prestigious film festival after a politically charged movie was withdrawn...
00:26 2019-09-20

Why teens shoot video of violence instead of helping A recent spate of deadly incidents captured and shared on social media has raised the question: Why isn’t anyone helping? On Long Island on Monday, a group of teens filmed 16-year-old Khaseen Morris being beaten in a strip-mall parking lot. Khaseen later died at the hospital. The young bystand...
00:52 2019-09-20

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients have died so far from the illnesses: two in California, and one each in Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon. Several of the victims also h...
00:52 2019-09-20

Deputies: 7-year-old girl dies after 2-vehicle collision, one arrested TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl died after a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday, deputies say. Deputies were dispatched to Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra for reports of a traffic collision at about 6 p.m. Authorities say the 7-year-old was severely injured and was transported to a local hospital, ...
00:52 2019-09-20

French Court Says Valve Must Allow Steam Users To Resell Games Back in 2015, Valve got sued by a French consumer organization called UFC-Que Choisir (not to be confused with non-French, non-consumer organization the Ultimate Fighting Championship). UFC-Que Choisir had a multitude of bones to pick with the longtime Steam steward, the biggest among them being tha...
00:52 2019-09-20

Robert Kubica Loses F1 Ride After Coming Back From Crash That Partially Severed His Arm Robert Kubica was on the rise in his career at one of motorsport’s highest levels, Formula One, when he suffered a horrific 2011 rally crash partially severed his arm. Kubica made it back to the top eight years later with the Williams F1 team, against all predictions, but his comeback won’t last int...
00:52 2019-09-20

Climate strike: global protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September, millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and school students from Sydney to Delhi, Melbourne to London and New York, will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest newsClimate strike in Australia: everything you need to know about Friday’s protestWh...
01:13 2019-09-20

Netanyahu's chief rival, Gantz, rejects PM's appeal for unity government in Israel Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's direct rival, Benny Gantz, rejected the leader’s appeal to form a unity government on Thursday as the country’s two main political parties remained deadlocked at the end of an unprecedented second election, with the prospect of a third looming....
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

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a tough re-election campaign Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a 2001 brownface photo from a school yearbook surfaced taken when he was a 29-year-old teacher        ...
02:13 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

Trump gives shout-out to Pelosi's drug price bill: 'It's great to see' President Trump tweeted Thursday that it was "great to see" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveil a bill to lower drug prices but that he liked another bill that had advanced in the Senate "very much."...
02:39 2019-09-20

Man Utd to offer Mason Greenwood new contract, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed Manchester United's plans to hand Mason Greenwood a new contract after the striker became the club's youngest ever player to score in Europe....
02:39 2019-09-20

Clean Chit To Mani Shankar Aiyar In Complaint For Remark Against PM Modi The Delhi police on Thursday gave a clean chit to Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar in two complaints over his alleged derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his meeting with......
02:39 2019-09-20

"We Are Not In Any Crisis": Prakash Javadekar On Economic Slowdown There is no financial crisis in India, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, adding that the central government was taking all necessary steps to strengthen the economy....
02:39 2019-09-20

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC In Jammu And Kashmir's Poonch Pakistani troops violated ceasefire on Thursday night and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an Army official said....
02:39 2019-09-20

KCNA: North Korean wrestler wins gold medal at World Wrestling Championships A North Korean female wrestler has clinched the gold medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, according to Pyongyang's state media....
03:00 2019-09-20

Whistleblower complaint involves 'multiple acts' by Trump, report says – live Reports say complaint involves ‘promise’ Trump made during a phone conversation with a foreign leader – get the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.23am BST Ben Carson, Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), made a transphobic comment this week durin...
03:00 2019-09-20

US gunmaker Colt to stop making rifles – including AR-15 – for civilians Chief executive says there are enough sporting rifles on marketCompany to focus on making guns for military and policeGunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market, including the popular AR-15. Related: Trump sues in New York to block public release of tax retu...
03:00 2019-09-20

How will Justin Trudeau's blackface photos affect Canada's election? Incident has landed the prime minister in hot water as his Liberal party fights to secure another term in a tightly contested electionCanadians have long been aware that Justin Trudeau likes to dress up.His tendency to appropriate dress and customs from other cultures has prompted gentle mockery fro...
03:00 2019-09-20

Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from democrats, GOP and Trump for drug pricing plan The House speaker announced her plan for lowering drug prices, which includes negotiations between drugmakers and federal health officials.        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

Weird Jokes, Offbeat Attire Trip Up Canada's Justin Trudeau Again Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in major political trouble just weeks before facing voters, felled by a penchant for poor jokes and dressing up that have let him down before and are now......
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

You can finally hide replies to your tweets -- at least for now You can now hide all those obnoxious trolls and reply guys on Twitter. The social media platform today announced a test of its controversial "hide replies" feature in the US and Japan. Rather than deleting offensive or unwanted replies forever, the n......
03:26 2019-09-20

‘Apex Legends’ Season 3 launches with a new hero on October 1st It's official: Season 3 of Apex Legends will start on October 1st. Included in the update is Crypto, Apex's newest playable character; an all-new battle pass with more than 100 in-game items; the new charge rifle weapon; and a tweaked ranked mode. De......
03:26 2019-09-20

Inside Apple's redesigned 'cube' store in New York City Just in time for the launch of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, Apple is finally re-opening the doors to its flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Better known as "the cube," the iconic 77,000 square feet space has been closed for renovati......
03:26 2019-09-20

Apple reschedules iOS 13.1 and iPadOS releases for September 24th Apple has barely released iOS 13, but you might be getting another significant revision mere days later. The company has told Engadget it's moving the releases of iPadOS and iOS 13.1 to September 24th, or nearly a week before the originally schedule......
03:26 2019-09-20

The Latest: Top Iranian officials get US visas for UN event Iran says says its president and foreign minister have received US visas from the United States for next week’s U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York...
03:26 2019-09-20

American Airlines canceled 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....
03:52 2019-09-20

U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed....
03:52 2019-09-20

Texas man killed by Imelda while rescuing horse The remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda claimed a life as the system dumped heavy rain and caused widespread flooding across Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana....
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

Will the Savage x Fenty Show Be the Rihanna Musical Extravaganza We've Been Thirsting For? Pulsating beats. Undulating bodies. Scantily-clad swag under a spectrum of colorful lights. Is it a music video? A concert appearance? Rihanna’s recent text-filled (and highly controversial) trip to see Slave Play on Broadway?...
03:52 2019-09-20

'I'm About to Die': Tekashi 6ix9ine Chokes Up As He Recalls Being Beaten, Kidnapped By His Former Crew Disgraced rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, also known as cooperating witness Daniel Hernandez, has spent the last two days pointing fingers and telling on me and you, your momma, and your cousin too as he testifies against his former friends Anthony “Harv” Ellison and Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack, alleged members o...
03:52 2019-09-20

Ryanair boss could get €99m bonus despite shareholder revolt Michael O’Leary may benefit from fixed-price shares after 50.5% remuneration approval Almost half of Ryanair shareholders have voted against a controversial new pay package for the chief executive, Michael O’Leary, that could result in the airline handing him a €99m (£88m) bonus within five years.A ...
03:52 2019-09-20

No Stressed MSMEs To Be Declared Bad Loan: Finance Minister At a press conference after meeting PSU bank heads, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there already exists a circular from the Reserve Bank that provides for stressed loan accounts of MSMEs not......
03:52 2019-09-20

Iran Envoy Warns of ‘All-Out War’ if Hit for Saudi Oil Facility Attack (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an “all-out war,” Tehran’s top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom’s oil industry th...
04:13 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

Eli Manning blamed by deranged man who randomly attacked pedestrians A deranged man charged with hate-crime attacks on Manhattan pedestrians blamed Eli Manning for his rampage, according to newly released court papers. “This is Eli Manning’s fault. He is sending white crackers to beat me up,” Todd Lyons allegedly told detectives Aug. 24th of the seven-victim spree. “...
04:39 2019-09-20

Mets’ Jacob deGrom down to last two shots to boost Cy Young resume CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom shaved his ERA from 2.70 to 2.61 in his last start, at a time every number is under the microscope for Cy Young award consideration. The reigning NL winner will make his final road start of the season on Friday, when the Mets face the Reds at Great American Ball Park.......
04:39 2019-09-20

Antonio Brown was all business in first media interview since rape accusations Antonio Brown finally addressed the media — and didn’t have a lot to say. Speaking to reporters for the first time as a member of the Patriots and for the first time since being accused of rape by Britney Taylor in a civil lawsuit, Brown took four questions and spoke for about a minute, ...
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

Premier League star jumped from hotel window wearing just his boxers amid blackmail plot, court told A Premier League star jumped from a window in only his boxers after being was filmed in a hotel room with a woman amid a blackmail plot, a court has been told....
04:39 2019-09-20

Jodie Chesney murder trial: Girl scout stabbed to death by dealers after friend bought cannabis from rival suppliers, court told Girl Scout Jodie Chesney was stabbed to death by dealers after her friend bought cannabis from a rival rather than their new batch of the drug, a court has heard....
04:39 2019-09-20

This marriage-destroying restaurant for magicians actually sounds pretty cool You know how it is: You’re making your way through life, raising children,supporting your family, and doing your best with the whole messy whatever of it all. But then, all of a sudden, it happens: One of those goddamn magicians come waltzing into your world to fuck it all up for good....
05:13 2019-09-20

U.S. Navy admits those UFO videos Blink-182’s Tom Delonge helped release are real Today in news that, perhaps less than five years ago, we’d have had trouble processing and accepting as a normal headline, the United States Navy admitted the UFO videos the Blink-182 guy helped publish over the past couple years are both real and (formerly) classified information....
05:13 2019-09-20

Bing Maps team contributes Uganda and Tanzania building datasets to OpenStreetMap The Bing Maps team will contribute building corpora for Uganda and Tanzania to OpenStreetMap, as a part of Microsoft's AI for Humanitarian Action plan.Read More...
05:13 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

France's CNP and Brazil's Caixa seal $1.7 billion insurance deal France's CNP Assurances SA has reached a deal worth 7 billion reais ($1.7 billion) with Caixa Economica Federal [CEF.UL] to sell insurance in the bank's more than 3,000 branches, the Brazilian state-owned lender said on Thursday....
05:39 2019-09-20

Bernie Sanders Says He’s the First Democratic Presidential Candidate to Reach 1 Million Individual Donors (WASHINGTON) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign says that it has received contributions from more than 1 million individual donors and that it’s the first in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field to do so. In a statement Thursday, the Vermont senator’s campaign says more tha...
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

Mother of Eric Garner calls for federal legislation on excessive use of force by police Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, testified before Congress about police use of excessive force alongside former tennis star James Blake and the Rev. Al Sharpton....
06:00 2019-09-20

The fashion models' guide to Milan Milan is one of the world's fashion capitals. So who knows Milan better than the models who live there? Follow their guide on where to shop, dine and drink....
06:52 2019-09-20

The Area 51 event this weekend shows that marketers can make a killing on the absurd The supposed raid of Area 51 is finally nearing after months of build up. While those who attend on Friday, September 20 may not get the answers they seek, the brands that have capitalized on this internet phenomenon are getting tons of exposure by marketing around an event that started as a joke....
06:52 2019-09-20

Europa League: Arsenal teach Eintracht Frankfurt a lesson Frankfurt returned to the competition they set alight last season, but were taught a lesson in efficiency. Their Premier League opponents took their chances, leaving Frankfurt with nothing to show for their efforts....
07:39 2019-09-20

Black panther spotted prowling French rooftops A black panther that was seen roaming rooftops near the French city of Lille has been captured. The juvenile big cat appeared to have escaped from a private home....
07:39 2019-09-20

Unai Emery hints at new Arsenal role for Lucas Torreira after Frankfurt display Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hinted that Lucas Torreira could be used in a more advanced role after he impressed in the Europa League victory against Eintracht Frankfurt....
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

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health? A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health....
08:26 2019-09-20

Everything you need to know about hyaluronic acid Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance that affects the health of the skin, eyes, and joints. Learn about its uses and benefits in this article....
08:26 2019-09-20

A dim-witted war on vaping My teenage daughter vapes. She half-heartedly tries to hide it from me, but parents are rarely as slow-witted as their 17-year-olds think. Not that I especially mind. At her age, I was smoking actual, you know, cigarettes. So were most of my friends....
08:26 2019-09-20

Central America’s dengue epidemic deadly in Honduras Honduras is battling an especially deadly outbreak of dengue fever, with at least 135 people dead from dengue there this year, nearly two-thirds of them children...
09:00 2019-09-20

You Can Update Your iPhone to iOS 13 Today but You Probably Shouldn't Apple’s newest update for iPhones has neat features like Dark Mode and Sign in with Apple, but it’s also a bit buggy. Our columnist suggests waiting a week before downloading....
09:26 2019-09-20

Trudeau appeared in racist makeup several times in the past. How did it stay a secret? Many political observers are scratching their heads about how evidence of more than one incident involving Trudeau wearing blackface had not surfaced until now....
09:26 2019-09-20

|ShoMadjozionviralhit'JohnCena':It'sinspiredbyheartache Like many around the world, I love John Cena. It's a catchy tune – every now and again I find myself randomly humming along to the beat or getting lost in videos of dancers from around the globe showing off their moves to the track....
09:26 2019-09-20

Gigabyte’s AERO 17 is a powerhouse for gaming, streaming and everyday use For a long time, buying a laptop has been about making compromises. If they’re big and powerful then they’re often heavy, noisy and have poor battery life. If they’re thin and light, then they’re often lacking in power. But, nowadays, you shouldn’t have to compromi...
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

Overstock’s former CEO sells off his $90M stake, saying he’s worried about ‘Deep State’ Patrick Byrne abruptly quit the company last month after saying he'd been involved in multiple FBI investigations and had romanced Maria Butina — a Russian national later convicted of trying to influence American policy....
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

The Repo Market’s a Mess. (What’s the Repo Market?) When plumbing works well, you don’t need to think about it. That’s usually the case with a vital but obscure part of the financial system known as the repo market, where vast amounts of cash and collateral are swapped every day. But when it springs a leak, as it did this week, it rivets the attentio...
09:26 2019-09-20

The Little Law That Made the Internet a Free for All In 1996, when the internet was still unexplored territory for most Americans, the U.S. Congress passed a telecommunications law that included a provision its supporters meant to protect free speech online. More than 20 years later, that provision, known as Section 230, is seen as crucial to the busi...
09:26 2019-09-20

| Celtic battle back to draw with Rennes in Europa League Ryan Christie scored a second-half penalty as Celtic kicked off their Europa League group-stage campaign with a battling draw away to French Cup holders Rennes....
09:26 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

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago, a top official said on Friday....
09:52 2019-09-20

FX market bounces back on swaps, forwards growth While spot volumes remain below 2013 levels, the latest BIS triennial central bank survey notes that FX markets have recovered from the decline recorded in 2016 on the back of strong growth in swap and forward transactions....
09:52 2019-09-20

Polarity Smart Bikes Unveils Electric Bike Range; Prices Start At Rs. 38,000 Pune-based Polarity Smart Bikes has unveiled its new range of electric bikes. The start-up has introduced its offerings across two categories - Sport and Executive....
09:52 2019-09-20

The faces of the Global Climate Strike September 20 kicks off a week of climate action protests. Inspired by Fridays for Future, millions are expected to turn out across the globe. DW spoke to people in several countries about what's driving them to protest....
09:52 2019-09-20

Donald Trump denies making 'troubling' promise to foreign leader that led to formal complaint from US spy Donald Trump has denied a report alleging he made a promise to a foreign leader which sparked an intelligence officer to formally complain, calling it "fake news"....
10:39 2019-09-20

New anti-tampering proposal at center of owners meeting A new set of rules to curb tampering in the NBA will be put to a vote on Friday, but there is trepidation about how it will be implemented and if it will make a difference....
11:00 2019-09-20

Wilder: Cuts should have stopped Fury fight, happy they didn't Deontay Wilder believes Tyson Fury's fight with Otto Wallin should have been stopped due to the cuts suffered by Fury. He's glad it wasn't and that his rematch with the "Gypsy King" is still on course....
11:00 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

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

New Mexico governor introduces plan for free college tuition It has become a campaign promise made by just about every Democratic candidate in the running for president. New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a plan of her own on Wednesday that will allow residents of the state to attend public college tuition-free. The governor announced the pl...
11:52 2019-09-20

U.S. Senate hearing to confirm Trump pick Issa for trade post delayed by concern over FBI check The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee postponed a hearing on Thursday to consider former congressman Darrell Issa to lead the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, after Democrats accused the White House of withholding potentially compromising details in a background check....
12:39 2019-09-20

‘I did what I did on my own’: Giuliani insists no Trump connection to Ukraine dealings investigated by House Rudy Giuliani said he has "no idea" what President Trump told the new Ukrainian president in a phone call that could be the subject of a damning Intelligence Community whistleblower complaint....
12:39 2019-09-20

Reconstructing a killing: exhibit challenges police narrative of Chicago man's death New art exhibit uncovers what appear to be missteps by police that led to shooting of Harith AugustusIn the video that Chicago police released to calm outrage over another killing of a black man by a white police officer, Harith Augustus appears to be unholstering a gun as he’s shot dead in the stre...
12:39 2019-09-20

E-cigarette makers' push to raise legal age to 21 may not be all it seems Vaping manufacturers have recently begun supporting ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation but are they pushing lax regulation now to head off harsher regulation later?Tobacco and e-cigarette lobbyists are pushing to increase the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 in states across America, public health offi...
12:39 2019-09-20

History of free African strongholds fires Brazilian resistance to Bolsonaro Quilombo dos Palmares – founded by Africans who escaped slavery – maintained its independence for 100 years and has become a touchstone for a new generationA palm-fringed ridge rises above the plains of Alagoas in north-east Brazil. Just a few replica thatched huts and a wall of wooden stakes now st...
12:39 2019-09-20

The west’s custodians of democracy failed to notice it rotting away | Pankaj Mishra British and American elites failed to anticipate the triumph of homegrown demagogues – because they imagined the only threats to democracy lurked abroadAnglo-American lamentations about the state of democracy have been especially loud ever since Boris Johnson joined Donald Trump in the leadership of...
12:39 2019-09-20

'We've come so far': how black quarterbacks defied a racist past to become the NFL's future As the NFL celebrates its centennial season, a rising vanguard of African American quarterbacks is shattering stereotypes at a position once considered off-limits to black playersFrom his seat at M&T Bank Stadium during last weekend’s NFL game between the Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals, Cyru...
12:39 2019-09-20

Which is the world’s hardest-working city? Tokyo may be the most ‘overworked’ city – but there are ways to measure how hard a city works other than simply totting up the overtimeIn July 2013, 31-year-old Miwa Sado, a reporter for Japan’s national broadcaster NHK, was found dead in her Tokyo apartment. She had died from heart failure. It was ...
12:39 2019-09-20

Beats by Dre Solo3 headphones are on sale for $99.99 at Daily Steals for a limited time Beats Apple's Beats Solo3 are excellent headphones, but they're not super cheap, with a typical list price of $299.99. Business Insider readers can save $200 on Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones at Daily Steals with the promo code "BINSIDERBTS" at checkout, bringing the price down to $99.99. Althoug...
13:00 2019-09-20

‘Sonic weapon’ used on diplomats in Cuba may have been pesticide, study finds The mysterious high-pitched buzzing sound associated with the so-called "sonic attacks" on nearly 40 U.S. and Canadian diplomats living in Cuba may have been caused by a neurotoxic agent used to kill mosquitoes, a new study commissioned by the Canadian government claims. ...
13:00 2019-09-20

Volkswagen Passat GTE Advance 2019 UK review Updated plug-in hybrid saloon isn't the last word in driver engagement, but it is an impressively refined and comfortable Here’s a somewhat interesting historical fact: the Passat is Volkswagen’s oldest continuously running nameplate. If I were put on the spot and told to guess which of Wolfsburg’...
13:39 2019-09-20

Ford Focus ST Expectations are high for Ford’s latest family-sized hot hatch. Can it live up to them? The recent European market fortunes of the Ford Motor Company can be read in the generational development story of one of its great emblems of success: the evergreen Focus ST. This hot hatchback, now entering it...
13:39 2019-09-20

The winner of 'America's Got Talent' Season 14 is... Judge Simon Cowell called it one of the best seasons ever and on Wednesday night, "America's Got Talent" crowned one of its most popular contestants....
13:39 2019-09-20

Ex Ford CEO Fields says UAW corruption probe makes rank-and-file members skeptical of any deal Former Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the United Auto Workers corruption probe will make it harder for union leaders to get their rank-and-file members to sign off on any potential new labor deal with Detroit automakers....
14:00 2019-09-20

Tottenham refinance £637m stadium debt but purse strings will not loosen • ‘It will have no bearing on how we run the club,’ says Daniel Levy• Chairman defends his policy and says there is no quick fixDaniel Levy has insisted that he will continue to run Tottenham on the balanced and relatively frugal business plan that has characterised his 18-year chairmanship after he...
14:52 2019-09-20

Jofra Archer and Rory Burns handed England cricket central contracts • Archer handed deal in both Test and limited-overs cricket• Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid lose Test central contractsJofra Archer’s instrumental performances for England in the World Cup and Ashes have led to the paceman being awarded Test and white-ball central contracts for the first time.Archer foll...
14:52 2019-09-20

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of strikers around the world....
14:52 2019-09-20

Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink....
14:52 2019-09-20

Striking students tell world leaders 'do your jobs' on climate Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets across the globe on Friday to demand urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe from world leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit....
14:52 2019-09-20

Britain’s new renewable subsidies hit record low on the path to net zero Britain has awarded record low subsidies to twelve renewable energy projects capable of generating enough power for some 7 million homes, the government said on Friday, as a drop in the cost of offshore wind projects curbs the need for state support....
14:52 2019-09-20

SNK Reveals The Twenty Games For Neo Geo Arcade Stick Earlier this month, SNK announced the Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro. It’s packed with twenty built-in games, which weren’t revealed. That is, until now....
15:39 2019-09-20

Klopp: Abraham and Mount £60 million players "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Chelsea youngsters Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount are £60m players, ahead of Liverpool\u0027s visit to Stamford Bridge this Sunday."...
15:39 2019-09-20

Taylor Swift Claims She Had No Idea She Was a White Supremacist Icon Because She ‘Didn’t Have the Internet’ on Her Phone As some of the largest and most respected news outlets in America (unless you count Fox News, which is huge in Whitekanda) reported that alt-right and Neo-Nazi groups were celebrating Taylor Swift as the idealized Aryan Goddess, the unseasoned singer of hits I could probably Google if my computer br...
15:39 2019-09-20

The Empire State Building: Renewing the Affair A revamped tower wants your love. It’s offering King Kong, flying steel girders — and a vertiginous ride to the 102nd floor. The city’s first supertall building also offers grand views of the new New York....
16:13 2019-09-20

'A strike for the little guy': auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for the little guy,” D’Andre Jackson said, as he held a banner that read “UAW ON STRIKE” outside General Motors’ sprawling Flint Metal Center in Michigan.“It...
16:13 2019-09-20

Stosur rallies past Golubic to set up Guangzhou final with Kenin Australian wildcard Samantha Stosur recovered from a slow start to beat Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic 2-6 7-6(4) 6-1 at the Guangzhou International Women's Open on Friday, securing a place in her first WTA singles final in 2-1/2 years....
16:13 2019-09-20

Twitter suspends account of former top Saudi aide implicated in Khashoggi killing Saud al-Qahtani, a former adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was sanctioned by the United States last year for his role in the operation that killed Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi....
17:00 2019-09-20

The Latest: Thousands of UK schoolkids join climate protest Thousands of school pupils and their adult supporters have gathered outside the British Parliament in London to demand “climate justice” and stronger action to tackle global warming...
17:00 2019-09-20

Conspiracies are 'always theories of power' Whether it's Area 51, the moon landing or the 9/11 attacks, it feels like a disproportionate amount of conspiracy theories have something to do with the US. Expert Michael Butter says that's not quite true....
17:39 2019-09-20

Man stabbed in the neck after scuffle in Riverside Park The victim was in Riverside Park near West 84th Street at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday when he got into an argument with another man, who pulled out a knife and attacked him, cops said....
17:39 2019-09-20

Bill de Blasio finally pulls the plug on his sputtering presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio finally pulled the plug on his ill-fated presidential bid that failed to gain more than 1 percent support in national polls — but drew plenty of ire from New Yorkers who elected him to run the country’s largest city. “I feel like I’ve contributed all I can to this pr...
17:39 2019-09-20

Mezzanine extensions: adding a 'floor between floors' can add more value than a loft conversion Adding an extra level within an existing space attractive - creating a split-level room - is the improvement that gives you the best return on your investment....
17:39 2019-09-20

Mark Sanford claims Trump’s reelection team is ‘scared’ about his primary challenge President Trump may be up by more than 80 percentage points over his three GOP presidential primary challengers in a new Fox News poll, but the way Mark Sanford sees it, someone in Trump’s re-election team is “scared.”...
17:39 2019-09-20

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of presidential race New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday he is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary, ending his campaign after struggling to gain traction in the race....
17:39 2019-09-20

Emmy predictions: Big names, nostalgia and low ratings The Emmy Awards will likely feature plenty of big names and nostalgia. But the safest bet in handicapping the night might be that no matter who wins in key categories, there will be fewer viewers watching, perhaps than ever before....
17:39 2019-09-20

Federal agency transfers ownership of Udall Park to Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Udall Park in Tucson is now city property. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it transferred ownership of the 173-acre (70-hectare) park on Tucson’s east side last month to carry out federal legislation approved by Congress. The Bureau of Land Management in 1989 grant...
18:00 2019-09-20

Park Place to host Holiday Job Fair Saturday TUCSON – Are you looking for a job? Park Place will be hosting a Holiday Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday in the Food Court. According to the mall’s Facebook, the fair will feature over 30 retailers hiring for more than 350 holiday and part-time positions. For more information, click HERE...
18:00 2019-09-20

Behind the GM-UAW Strike: Two Combatants With Something to Prove GM wants to show Wall Street it is more assertive than the company that collapsed into bankruptcy a decade ago. The union is confronting membership declines, a federal corruption investigation and dissent from within. Both sides face pressure from President Trump....
18:00 2019-09-20

GDP Growth Expected To Be Better In September Quarter: Shaktikanta Das He said for the first quarter, the RBI analysis showed growth to be at 5.8 per cent and all the surveys it did also projected growth to be in the range of 5.5-5.8 per cent but the final print was much......
18:00 2019-09-20

India Inc Welcomes Government's Corporate Tax Announcements The government will bear a massive Rs 1.45 lakh crore per year to support its move to reduce corporate tax. The new tax structure is effective from April 1, 2019....
18:00 2019-09-20

Alexa, are you ready to live in the car, too? We got our invite, and unit is slow and not ready for prime time. On the positive side, it could play music, read back e-mail and locate gas stations.       ...
18:00 2019-09-20

Where Bernie Goes From Here CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—As much as a Bernie Sanders rally can have a theme, considering the Vermont senator has been fighting for the same things for decades, the message of Thursday’s rally at the University of North Carolina was this: Bernie Sanders can beat Donald Trump, and yes—there is a difference b...
18:00 2019-09-20

Country risk: Why Hungary lags the Visegrad pack The country’s risk scores have lagged its central European neighbours since the financial crisis. Is overspending in the mid 2000s entirely to blame, or should the Fidesz government take some responsibility?...
18:26 2019-09-20

The Fiver | The feat of being Manchester United's youngest ever scorer in Europe Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!In the queue waiting on the Enough’s Enough, You’ve All Had Your Fun But This Is Getting Beyond A Joke Now rank, there are quite a few big clubs ahead of Manchester United. Nasty Leeds, for example, who have been out of the top division for 15 years...
18:26 2019-09-20

CME Group Plans to Offer Bitcoin Options Exchange operator CME Group said Friday it planned to launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in the first quarter of 2020, the latest move by an established market player to expand into the crypto business....
19:13 2019-09-20

Were GM's Closed Plants Always Bargaining Chips For Union Negotiations? The fate of the “unallocated” Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is in question, some advice for saving some money at the car dealership, Germany’s aggressive next steps to fighting pollution and more await you in The Morning Shift for Friday, Sept. 20, 2019....
19:13 2019-09-20

Odell Beckham, Browns are set for prime time — love it or hate it Jim Donovan is getting stopped in the streets now and it’s no longer with looks of pity. “They just say, ‘Jim, I am so happy for you. You get a chance to call exciting football games.’ It really is [exciting], too. We’ve waited a long, long time,” said Donovan, the radio voice of the Browns......
19:13 2019-09-20

North Korea Names Nuclear Negotiator North Korea named a veteran diplomat with extensive U.S. experience as its chief negotiator for working-level talks with Washington, while praising President Trump for dismissing national security adviser John Bolton....
19:13 2019-09-20

Tim Cook greets iPhone 11 customers at Fifth Avenue store in New York Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted iPhone 11 customers at the reopening of the Fifth Avenue Apple store on Friday. CNBC also took a tour inside. Here's a look....
19:13 2019-09-20

Doc Rivers shares Kawhi Leonard's blunt message that led to Clippers' offseason splash When trying to land Kawhi Leonard during the NBA's free-agency period, the star player gave Doc Rivers and Steve Ballmer a blunt message.       ...
19:13 2019-09-20

'Nature is quantum from the start': Sean Carroll, many worlds, and a new theory of spacetime – Science Weekly podcast Ian Sample speaks to the theoretical physicist Sean Carroll about his mission to demystify quantum mechanics. It won’t be easy, though, as Carroll’s favoured interpretation of this fundamental theory – the ‘many worlds’ interpretation – results in a possibly infinite number of parallel universes Con...
19:39 2019-09-20

Tarek El Moussa's Date Night With His Daughter and Heather Rae Young Will Melt Your Heart Tarek El Moussa was surrounded by his favorite girls on date night! The 38-year-old Flip or Flop star and his girlfriend Heather Rae Young, 32, recently took his daughter Taylor El Moussa......
19:39 2019-09-20

Downton Abbey Stars Allen Leech and Elizabeth McGovern Spilled a Bunch of Delightful Secrets With the return of Downton Abbey, this time on the big screen, the stars are back in the spotlight, but they're doing something their elegant counterparts would never dream of doing: spilling......
19:39 2019-09-20

Jacksonville Jaguars' Gardner Minshew did 'damn near anything' to lengthen college football career The Jacksonville Jaguars rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew would do “damn near anything” to play more football, revealing during a radio interview Friday that he attempted to break his own hand during his college football days....
19:39 2019-09-20

UPDATE 6-Oil heads for weekly gain of more than 7% after Saudi attacks * Tropical storm Imelda hits U.S. energy infrastructure (Updates prices, market activity, adds commentary; changes byline, dateline, previous LONDON/SINGAPORE)...
19:39 2019-09-20

Carl Icahn to lease Miami office space close to his private-island home: sources Carl Icahn is moving his financial empire to a seaside office tower just a hop, skip and a jump from his private-island home, The Post has learned. The Far Rockaway native plans to lease one-and-a-half floors at the top of a yet-to-be-constructed glass-encased office tower in Sunny Isles Beach when ...
20:00 2019-09-20

Fantasy Baseball Week 27 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters identify Cavan Biggio, Sean Murphy The final week of the regular season presents many unknowns. But Scott White says it's best not to overthink it, even when you have a list of sleeper hitters at your disposal....
20:00 2019-09-20

'I want a future.' Global Climate Strike draws out hundreds of thousands of protesters in New York, DC At least 100,000 people joined the Global Climate Strike in New York City as high school students around the world skipped class to protest        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

A string of suspicious deaths: What we know about veterans who died at the Clarksburg VA Authorities are investigating 10 suspicious deaths at a VA hospital in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Here's what we know about the veterans who died.        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

Strike is latest worry in Flint, GM’s birthplace Flint, Michigan, the birthplace of General Motors, is bracing for economic impact as a workers’ strike against the automaker closes in on a week (Sept. 20)        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

Walmart, Sam’s Clubs to stop selling electronic cigarettes The nation's largest retailer said Friday that it will complete its exit from e-cigarettes after selling through current inventory. It cited growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity regarding vaping products....
21:00 2019-09-20

10 movies and shows to watch on Netflix before they’re removed in October I’m always torn when I struggle to put these lists together. On one hand, it means there isn’t much leaving the service getting worked up about. On the other, my recommendations aren’t quite as full-throated as they’d normally be. That said, there are a few gems being removed...
21:00 2019-09-20

Russell Coutts Likes Sailing Races With Big Money at Stake One of the great sailors in history now runs an elite racing series for high-speed yachts. SailGP will end its season this weekend with $1 million on the line....
21:00 2019-09-20

'Tens Of Thousands' Of Facebook Apps Suspends In Privacy Review Facebook said Friday it suspended "tens of thousands" of apps on its platform as a result of its review on privacy practices launched following the scandal involving Cambridge Analytica...
21:26 2019-09-20

More Than 200 Young Climate Strikers "Drop Dead" At Thai Ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with......
21:26 2019-09-20

Thai Temple Tigers With Serious Symptoms To Be Operated: Doctors Officials at a sanctuary in Thailand said on Friday they are racing to keep dozens of tigers alive after more than 80 died from disease following their confiscation from a controversial temple....
21:26 2019-09-20

Untitled Goose Game review: HONNNNNNK Enlarge / *record scratch* *freeze frame* Yep, that's me. You're probably wondering how I ended up in this situation... of being a cantankerous, honking goose. (credit: House House) Ack! The tall human grabbed a broom! HONK! No, no, no, no, no, run away, run away! I'm gonna lift my worthless wing...
21:52 2019-09-20

The Feds Need to 'Grow a Set and Do Their Jobs' Lawmakers are busy building their case against Silicon Valley's giants, but they're less optimistic about the agencies in charge of antitrust enforcement....
21:52 2019-09-20

Daily on Energy: Some clarity on the climate controversies in the Democratic primary 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!...
21:52 2019-09-20

Lilly Singh: from YouTube star to late-night's first queer woman of color As a queer woman of color, Lilly Singh is already breaking new ground in a world dominated by white men but can she bring online success to network TV?In March 2019, Lilly Singh, one of YouTube’s biggest stars, appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon for a surprise announcement. “Ya girl,” sh...
22:26 2019-09-20

Sources: Rockets, Sefolosha reach 1-year deal Thabo Sefolosha, a 13-year veteran who has averaged 5.9 points and 3.8 rebounds during his career, has agreed to sign with the Rockets, where he'll rejoin former teammates James Harden and Russell Westbrook....
22:26 2019-09-20

Antonio Brown released by Patriots amid sexual assault lawsuit The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown after less than two weeks with the team as more details an alleged sexual assault were made public.       ...
22:52 2019-09-20

TCL’s new 6-Series 4K TVs drop today for $599 If you’re a budget TV buyer you’ll be happy to know that the all-new TCL 6-Series TVs are available to buy at a number of retailers today.The big difference between this year’s crop of TVs and last year’s is the addition of new Quantum Dot screens that will enhance color ...
22:52 2019-09-20

Patriots release Antonio Brown after claims of sexual misconduct, intimidation of accuser The New England Patriots released wide receiver Antonio Brown on Friday, 11 days after he formally joined the club following a well-publicized breakup with the Oakland Raiders....
23:13 2019-09-20

| Thousands protest in Algiers despite tight security Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital in defiance of a heavy security presence to demand the ouster of the country's army chief....
23:13 2019-09-20

Antonio Brown released by Patriots in stunning twist Antonio Brown’s Patriots career is already over. The wide receiver was dumped by New England on Friday after playing just one game with the defending Super Bowl champs — and just two days before they host the New York Jets. “The New England Patriots are releasing Antonio Brown. We appreciate t...
23:13 2019-09-20

What Domingo Germán’s absence means for Yankees’ playoff plans After overcoming injuries to key players from spring training to the final two weeks of the season on the way to an AL East title, the Yankees’ postseason hopes took a colossal dip Thursday due to something a lot more serious than a strained oblique. Major League Baseball announced Thursday that 18-...
23:13 2019-09-20

Germany agrees 'art of the possible' climate action plan without blowing budget Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition agreed a package of budget-neutral measures on Friday to protect the climate and restore its green credentials, but drew criticism from environmental groups which had hoped it would go further....
23:39 2019-09-20

Germany agrees climate package in bid to meet CO2 targets The German government on Friday presented a far-reaching 50 billion euro ($55 billion) package of measures to curb carbon emissions, including a new carbon dioxide (CO2) pricing system and a higher air traffic tax....
23:39 2019-09-20

Pelosi: Trump 'must' hand over whistleblower complaint House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Trump “must” allow the intelligence community's inspector general to give Democrats the information he received from a whistleblower about the president’s call with a foreign leader....
23:39 2019-09-20

In photos: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison visits White House Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jennifer Morrison, make an official state visit to the White House in Washington, D.C. on September 20, 2019. They are greeted by U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump....
23:39 2019-09-20

Undeterred, Facebook to press on with Libra launch next year: executive Facebook still aims to launch its Libra digital currency next year, its executive overseeing the project told Swiss newspaper NZZ, as the company presses ahead despite authorities around the world pouring cold water on the plans....
23:39 2019-09-20

Case Against Azam Khan's Elder Son For Alleged Encroachment A complaint was lodged against Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's elder son Adib Khan and others for allegedly purchasing and constructing buildings at government land in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur on Friday....
23:39 2019-09-20

Move On Article 370 Has "National Security Connotation": Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said India's decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's special status has a "national security connotation" as he emphasised that the "epicentre of global......
00:00 2019-09-21

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson promises Victor Camarasa first-team opportunities Roy Hodgson has eased fears over the future of Victor Camarasa at Crystal Palace and says fans can expect to see more of the midfielder in weeks to come....
00:00 2019-09-21

New England Patriots release superstar Antonio Brown after rape and threat claims The NFL Super Bowl champion New England Patriots initially had kept Antonio Brown him in the face of a rape claim, but dropped him after another woman said he sent her intimidating text messages....
00:26 2019-09-21

Treasury yields fall after China trade officials cut DC trip short, forgo Montana visit U.S. government debt yields fell Friday morning as traders digested a rate move from the Federal Reserve and monitored trade talks between Washington and Beijing....
00:26 2019-09-21

YouTuber agrees to pay family for allegedly inspiring copycat video that killed daughter A Chinese social media star is accused of inspiring a copycat cooking video that killed a young girl and badly injured another — and she’ll now pay their parents a compensation fee, according to a report. The 12 and 14-year-old were allegedly trying to replicate a video by the Youtube sensatio...
00:26 2019-09-21

New England Patriots releases superstar Antonio Brown after rape and threat claims The New England Patriots initially kept Antonio Brown in the face of a rape claim but dropped him after another woman said he sent her intimidating texts....
00:52 2019-09-21

DOT, EPA announce ‘one, and only one’ national fuel standard, hit California The Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency Thursday announced that there will be “one, and only one” national fuel standard, a move made to cut the costs of vehicles and bar California from making stricter standards....
00:52 2019-09-21

Should I go to my son’s wedding? His mother poisoned everyone against me This is less about what people think about you – more about being part of the joy of your son’s big day, says Annalisa BarbieriMy 30-year-old son is getting married. When his mother and I split up in a messy divorce about 20 years ago, she did everything she could to sabotage my relationships, assas...
00:52 2019-09-21

Anna Jones’ Turkish lahmacun and esme salad recipes | The Modern Cook A deliciously chewy, moreish flatbread that many call the Turkish ‘pizza’, with a spicy salad of tomatoes and onion with beansWhere I live in Hackney, London, there is a Turkish kebab shop on every corner. The mum or granny of the family often sits in the window, rolling gozleme and bases for their ...
00:52 2019-09-21

Jagmeet Singh highlights NDP’s pledge for universal drug coverage The New Democrats are proposing to spend $10 billion a year to ensure that all necessary medication and medical devices are free at the point of care starting in 2020....
00:52 2019-09-21

30 college degrees were in limbo until this moment These scholars were worried about how they were going to pay for their last semester at Clark Atlanta University. Two alumni planned an incredible gift so they wouldn't have to worry about that anymore.        ...
00:52 2019-09-21

'90s kids were asked to do 'simple things' to save the Earth. Gen Z is thinking bigger A 1990s book told kids of the "simple things" to do to affect the environment. Today, many say bigger changes are needed to stop climate change.        ...
00:52 2019-09-21

Mauricio Pochettino not convinced Tottenham squad has improved • ‘If we win trophies, we can talk about this being best squad’• Spurs manager may make changes for the trip to LeicesterMauricio Pochettino is not convinced the squad he has this season is the best since he arrived at Tottenham in 2014 despite a net summer spend of around £120m.Kieran Trippier was ...
00:52 2019-09-21

Watch: Brooklyn skateboarder flies through air after getting hit by car A Brooklyn skateboarder can be seen getting slammed to the ground after a car smashes into him in wild dashcam footage posted on Twitter by @NYScanner. Moments before the crash, the rider is seen zooming on his board the wrong way down a one-way street. Suddenly he collides with the car. The man soa...
01:13 2019-09-21

Trumps host Australian prime minister for rare state dinner in Rose Garden President Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests will dine on Dover sole and summer squash as U.S. military bands fill the air with music in the green and gold-themed Rose Garden Friday night for only the second state dinner of the Trump White House....
01:13 2019-09-21

I.R.S. Offers Deal to Small Insurance Companies Under Scrutiny The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoidance....
01:13 2019-09-21

U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe....
01:13 2019-09-21

Climate Activism Is Feminism In a Dying World In the absence of clear, concise, and unified action from elected officials around the world to fight the climate crisis, it’s the utmost bullshit that teenagers, children, and other students have had to step in and rise up. The nihilism driving this lack of interest (or, in cases like the Trump ad...
01:39 2019-09-21

Untitled Goose Game’s Developers Stopped Work On Launch Day To Attend The Climate Strike Today is the long-awaited launch day of Untitled Goose Game, the avian sensation that’s been sweeping multiple nations since its first trailer came out in 2017. It’s also the day of the Global Climate Strike, meaning that people across more than 150 countries are walking out of school and work to de...
01:39 2019-09-21

Second country in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
01:39 2019-09-21

Pentagon announces more US troops -- but 'not thousands' more -- will deploy to Mideast The U.S. will deploy more troops to the Middle East in order to deter Iran's increasingly aggressive behavior in the region, top military officials said Friday night....
02:00 2019-09-21

Justin Trudeau poses for selfies, hugs supporters in Canada's most ethnically diverse city amid blackface scandal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took his campaign to Canada's most ethnically diverse city on Friday, issuing yet another mea culpa for old blackface images, and posing for selfies and hugging supporters on the streets of Toronto....
02:00 2019-09-21

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg....
02:00 2019-09-21

United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washington has squarely blamed on Iran....
02:00 2019-09-21

UK PM Johnson to meet European leaders in New York in push for Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold talks with European leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next week as part of his push to secure a Brexit deal by the end of October....
02:00 2019-09-21

Justin Trudeau says he'll ban assault rifles amid backlash to blackface controversy The Canadian Liberal Party's push comes at the same time the American Democratic Party is splintered over a similar proposal.        ...
02:00 2019-09-21

Ahead of the Curve: What Every Lingerie Brand Can Learn From Rihanna's Vision for Savage x Fenty “I’m looking for unique characteristics in people that aren’t usually highlighted in the world of fashion, as it pertains to lingerie and ‘sexy’...what society sees [as] sexy,” says Rihanna within the first minute of her Savage x Fenty Show mini-doc, now streaming on Amazon’s Prime Video. Aside from...
02:26 2019-09-21

Justin Trudeau's brownface scandal is bad. But voting him out isn't the solution | Moustafa Bayoumi Let’s make sure that this incident forces us to examine not just Trudeau but also Canada and its racismRecently surfaced photos of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in brownface while at an ‘Arabian Nights’ party in 2001 are disturbing on a number of levels. First, if you’ll allow me to point o...
02:26 2019-09-21

Why do e-cigarette makers suddenly want to be regulated? Vaping manufacturers have recently begun supporting ‘Tobacco 21’ legislation but are they pushing lax regulation now to head off harsher regulation later?Lobbyists are pushing to increase the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 in states across America.But public health experts have warned the b...
02:26 2019-09-21

Prop Up Your Phone or Tablet In Style With This $6 Stand No desk is complete in this day and age without a decent phone and tablet stand. This one’s made of aluminum, can adjust to multiple angles, and is only $6 at checkout. What more could you want?...
02:52 2019-09-21

Find Your Perfect Bra Quickly By Knowing Your 'Sister Bra Sizes' If you’ve ever gone shopping for a bra, you know how frustrating it can be. Between bra sizes being a myth and hormone levels changing the size of breasts throughout the month, it’s an uphill battle. Fortunately, this graphic offers a few pointers that may help....
02:52 2019-09-21

Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine president to probe Hunter Biden President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son during a July phone call in which he urged him eight times to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on a probe, a new report said Friday. “He told him that he should work with [Mr....
02:52 2019-09-21

Four dead, 30 injured in tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park Four people were killed and another 30 injured in a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon on Friday afternoon, according to Utah authorities. Photos from the scene of the crash show the large tour bus reduced to a mangled wreck as emergency workers treat injured people on the highway. At least four peopl...
02:52 2019-09-21

With Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro, Cameras are the Killer App Consider the professional, if you will. Complete with demanding career, full schedule, and disheveled hair, they need the best of the best when out and about, ostensibly being a “pro.” That need extends to the tools they use, be it a fast laptop, full-frame camera, or set of razor-sharp ...
02:52 2019-09-21

Roundup Weedkiller Is Blamed for Cancers, but Farmers Say It’s Not Going Away After a blockbuster acquisition, Bayer may lose billions over claims that the No. 1 agricultural chemical is unsafe. But its market niche seems secure....
02:52 2019-09-21

Comment Of The Day: Good Band Names Edition When was the last time a good band name was thought up while looking at a car? That’s exactly what this little exchange inspired today on the Jalopnik Blogs. When looking at the extremely good grille of the Japanese Emperor’s new Toyota Crown parade car, a few were inspired to shout with joy at how ...
02:52 2019-09-21

Rugby Shirts Are Back, Baby! Look, I know the rugby shirt has a less-than-stellar reputation. Over the years, it’s solidified in our collective consciousness as the uniform of rape-y lax bro villains in 1980s teen movies. I’m not denying that heritage....
02:52 2019-09-21

Report: Yanks' German to miss rest of '19 New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German will not pitch again in 2019 after being placed on administrative leave under the joint MLB-MLBPA domestic violence policy, ESPN reported Friday....
03:39 2019-09-21

History buff finds ships that sank over 140 years ago in Lake Michigan DETROIT — A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago. Bernie Hellstrom, of Boyne City, Michigan, said he was looking for shipwrecks about 10 years ago when a depth sounder on his boat noted a...
04:00 2019-09-21

Charlie Rose hit with lawsuit from longtime makeup artist Gina Riggi alleging harassment Makeup artist Gina Riggi alleges Charlie Rose "bullied, demeaned and harassed" her throughout the 22 years she worked for him.        ...
04:00 2019-09-21

Facebook Suspends More Apps, Tightens Data Controls Facebook said it suspended tens of thousands of apps for violating its rules around accessing and sharing information, a disclosure that follows the company’s record $5 billion fine from federal regulators in July....
04:00 2019-09-21

Chicago mayor tells investors she will tackle city's fiscal woes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday tried to reassure investors in the city's debt that she will take on big financial problems, while providing no new clues as to how she plans to accomplish the task....
04:39 2019-09-21

Bus crash near Utah's Bryce Canyon kills 4 Chinese tourists A tour bus carrying dozens of Chinese nationals crashed near Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park on Friday, killing at least four people, local authorities said....
04:39 2019-09-21

Changes to testing standards for Pima County corrections officers TUCSON- Corrections officer recruits for the Pima County Jail will now be tested with new physical fitness standards. Corrections class officer Gabriel Rios said that the new standards are more work-related and something that officers may face while on the job. “We do a lot of stairs, a lot of...
04:39 2019-09-21

4 Your Health: New report shows drug prices increased faster than inflation (NBC News)- One of the most commonly prescribed anti-depressants seems to reduce anxiety more than depression. Researchers in the U.K. studied the effects of Zoloft on over 600 patients. After six weeks, patients felt less anxiety, but the drug did not improve depression symptoms like low mood, los...
04:39 2019-09-21

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid national outbreak of vaping illnesses NBC — Walmart announced Friday it will phase out sales of electronic cigarettes in all stores, including Sam’s Club stores. The retail giant detailed the plan in an internal memo, which reads in part, “Given the growing federal, state and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty...
04:39 2019-09-21

Tucson 16-year-old’s skeletal remains discovered in remote desert area TUCSON – The skeletal remains of a missing Tucson teenager were discovered earlier this month, officials confirmed Friday. Joshua Tyler Anderson, 16, was last heard from on May 28, 2019. Nearly 4 months later, the mystery of Anderson’s disappearance remained unsolved, until a citizen uncovered...
04:39 2019-09-21

Antonio Brown released by New England Patriots amid NFL investigation Brown, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, played one game with New England following a tumultuous offseason in which he was released by the Oakland Raiders after being traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers....
05:26 2019-09-21

Jennifer Lopez closes Versace Milan show in that jungle dress Pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez strutted down the Milan catwalk on Friday, closing the Versace fashion show in a recreation of the plunging jungle-themed gown she wore to the Grammy Awards nearly......
05:26 2019-09-21

Antonio Brown Is Released by the New England Patriots Brown’s brief, rocky tenure with New England ended the same day that N.F.L. officials spoke with an artist who accused the star wide receiver of unwanted sexual advances....
05:26 2019-09-21

Week 3 Fantasy Football Injury Report: LeSean McCoy isn't the only running back you have to pay attention to before Sunday's kickoff The Chiefs run game is in flux and a number of veteran pass-catchers could be in question for Sunday's games. Dave Richard has the latest injury info....
05:26 2019-09-21

CORRECTED-Delaware judge says Tesla board must face trial over Musk's mega-pay package A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that Tesla Inc's board of directors must defend at a trial Chief Executive Elon Musk's multibillion dollar pay package, which a shareholder lawsuit said unjustly enriched the head of the electric vehicle company....
06:26 2019-09-21

Softbank evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies for investment - exec Japan's SoftBank Group is evaluating around 40 Brazilian companies with high growth potential for possible investments, the group's head in Brazil, André Maciel, said on Friday....
06:26 2019-09-21

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street falls as trade optimism fizzles Wall Street dropped on Friday after a Chinese agriculture delegation canceled a planned visit to Montana next week, dampening optimism about U.S.-China trade talks....
06:26 2019-09-21

Pant Possesses Immense Talent, We Need To Be Patient With Him: Prasad MSK Prasad said the selection committee is keeping an eye on the likes of Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson and a few others as backup wicket-keepers to take the workload off Rishabh Pant....
06:52 2019-09-21

Iranian Students Set to Start at U.S. Universities Are Barred From Country The students, who were mostly headed to schools in the University of California system, had visas in hand when they were blocked from their flights this month....
06:52 2019-09-21

U.S. says it will help El Salvador handle more asylum seekers The United States and El Salvador on Friday agreed to attempt to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border by strengthening El Salvador's capacity to provide for asylum seekers, but did not detail any concrete actions....
07:39 2019-09-21

Crude Prices Inch Lower, but Post Weekly Gains Brent crude futures, the global benchmark, fell slightly on Friday, but still notched their best week since January as investors remained uneasy about supply disruptions following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities....
07:39 2019-09-21

Climate Change Is Devastating the Lush Gardens of Versailles (Bloomberg) — The manicured estate of the Versailles Palace was designed for an absolute monarch and withstood the French revolution. But now climate change is threatening its survival. Hornbeam trees overlooking the estate’s Grand Canal died this summer, and in Marie Antoinette’s ...
08:00 2019-09-21

UAW president lies low The already low-profile Gary Jones has been incognito since he was implicated — but not indicted — in a federal charging document this month that accompanied the arrest of UAW regional director Vance Pearson....
08:00 2019-09-21

A letter to… my stepdad, who stepped up ‘You did something you probably don’t remember, but to me was so kind and so big, I’ll never forget’: the letter you always wanted to writeI remember the very first time I met you, I wanted to hate you. You stole my mum away from my dad – at least that’s what I believed at 10 years old. I was wrong,...
08:26 2019-09-21

Northern Ireland house hides a secret from the Titanic A home for sale in Northern Ireland has a claim to fame of Titanic proportions. Part of the Old School House near Belfast — a charming 1833 structure that has been converted into a four-bedroom single-family property — is made of wood from the fated ship. The house’s owner was told...
08:26 2019-09-21

The Man Behind a Toxic Slogan Promoting White Supremacy Renaud Camus’s phrase, “the great replacement,” which characterizes Muslim immigrants as invaders bent on conquest, has become a rallying cry for white supremacists in many countries....
08:26 2019-09-21

Netflix shares fall as analyst predicts slowdown and CEO admits Disney and Apple 'tough competition' Netflix CEO Reed Hastings admitted that it's a "whole new world starting in November," with the launch of Apple TV+, Disney+ and other new streaming services....
08:52 2019-09-21

Tinder's apocalypse series 'Swipe Night' will match users based on choices they make while watching The show comes as social media platforms and legacy media companies alike have launched a flurry of original content alongside new streaming platforms like Apple TV+ and Disney+. Additionally, Tinder faces new competition from Facebook Dating....
08:52 2019-09-21

The Trump Labor Board Is Outlawing Grad Student Worker Unions On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board will issue a ruling that will make it impossible for graduate student workers to unionize. This, as with almost everything the Trump NLRB has done, is bad....
09:39 2019-09-21

Physics shows criminals more likely to find accomplices in big cities Why do big cities generate disproportionately large amounts of crime? A new mathematical model helped scientists show that it is easier for criminals to partner-up in major metropolitan areas....
09:39 2019-09-21

Marines from California base charged with human smuggling CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Nine Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling. They include two riflemen who were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol agents on July 3 driving from the US-Mexico border with three Mexicans in the back of a BMW. The corps on Frid...
10:00 2019-09-21

New deal ends tariff on tomatoes, introduces new regulations AMADO, Ariz.- A new deal between Mexico and the United States is eliminating tariffs on tomatoes, but that same deal will end up imposing other new regulations on the industry. News 4 Tucson’s Stephanie Weaver has more in the video below: ...
10:00 2019-09-21

Rare Protests Against Egypt’s Leader Erupt in Cairo and Elsewhere Hundreds of young people, responding to online calls for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, chanted “Down with Sisi” and “Leave now.”...
10:39 2019-09-21

Tesco shutters parking app following license plate image leak British supermarket chain Tesco has closed down its parking validation web app after The Register discovered tens of millions of automatic number-plate recognition (ANPR) images left unsecured in a Microsoft Azure blob.The images themselves consisted of photos of cars taken as they entered and left ...
10:39 2019-09-21

'Immaculate Reception' by Steelers' Franco Harris named greatest play in NFL history The "Immaculate Reception," Franco Harris' iconic mid-air catch and run, has been named the greatest play in NFL history by an 80-person panel.       ...
11:00 2019-09-21