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The RetroBeat: The Dreamcast needs its own micro-console

I reviewed the Sega Genesis Mini earlier this week, and I love this micro-console homage to the 16-bit masterpiece. But that wasn’t the only Sega-themed retro event of the week. The Dreamcast ce...

The RetroBeat: The Dreamcast needs its own micro-console

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The RetroBeat: Bringing back Contra Contra is finally coming back with Rogue Corps, a new game from Konami coming out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on September 24.Read More...
03:26 2019-06-29

The RetroBeat: 5 SNES that Nintendo Switch Online still needs Super Nintendo games are finally on the Switch. And even after just one day, the library is already fantastic. But these 5 games would make it better.Read More...
07:13 2019-09-07

The RetroBeat: Strider is the craziest 16-bit game I never played Strider rules. I have a lot of stuff on the Genesis Mini to play, but this Capcom arcade port has turned into one of my unexpected favorites.Read More...
21:00 2019-08-16

The RetroBeat: World of Warcraft: Classic shows what MMOs have lost I’m having the most fun with any video game this year playing an old massively multiplayer online role-playing game from 2004. World of Warcraft Classic launched earlier this week. This new version of Blizzard Entertainment‘s hit PC game gives players a chance to experience World of Warc...
23:26 2019-08-30

The Best Dreamcast Games Here’s a terrifying fact: Sega has been out of the console business longer than they were in it. And while it was the Dreamcast that finally did the struggling giant in, for a platform that was only around for a couple of years it certainly left one hell of a legacy behind....
09:00 2019-07-04

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

How much did you love your Sega Dreamcast? It's been over 20 years since Sega released its final console. Loved by many for its stellar lineup of games like Shenmue and Sonic Adventure, the Dreamcast was the first system to include a built-in modem for online play. And then there were its dis......
23:26 2019-06-27

The Sega Dreamcast Changed My Life Today is the 20th anniversary of the U.S. release of the Dreamcast, so we thought it was appropriate to reshare this piece on the console’s legacy that originally ran September 9th, 2016....
17:39 2019-09-09

The Morning After: 20 years later, the Dreamcast has a powerful legacy Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's iPhone day. While we prepare to cover Apple's big event this afternoon, you can catch up on Monday's news with a look back at the Dreamcast era, our review of Android 10 and a new update on The Last of Us P......
15:26 2019-09-10

Sega's Dreamcast Remembered By Eight Of Its Most Important Developers 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the Sega Dreamcast—hence the flashbacks!—and to mark the occasion the team at Archipel, the same guys behind the excellent toco toco series, sat down for a talk with some of the most important developers to ever grace the console, from Tetsuya Mizugu...
02:52 2019-07-08

I'll Take This Custom Handheld Sega Dreamcast Over the Switch Lite Any Day While everyone is oohing and aahing over the Nintendo Switch Lite today, I’d rather throw $200 at YouTube’s GmanModz to build me this fully functional Sega Dreamcast that’s been cut down and miniaturized to squeeze inside of a portable housing that’s about the size of the 2DS.Read more......
00:00 2019-08-28

What Sega’s Dreamcast launch keynote would have looked like, 20 years ago For a brief period 20 years ago, this was console gaming's state-of-the-art. (credit: Wikipedia) We originally ran this piece five years ago, on a day when the 15th birthday of Sega's Dreamcast coincided with a major Apple keynote event. In honor of the Dreamcast's 20th birthday today, we thought ...
05:39 2019-09-10

Power Stone: the Dreamcast brawler that foresaw Fortnite and Overwatch Capcom’s joyful, rule-breaking gameplay laid the groundwork for today’s multiplayer fighting games. Its producer and designer tell us how they did itFrom the very beginning, developers saw the Dreamcast console as a place to experiment. Sega set the tone with innovative outliers such as Shenmue, Jet...
03:26 2019-08-15

A Chill And Challenging Puzzle Game With A Sega Dreamcast Vibe Sometimes, you look around at games today and say, “Gosh, I need some more Sega Dreamcast vibes.” CROSSNIQ+, a relaxing but challenging puzzle game that exudes late-nineties aesthetics, fills that gap. With a difficult time attack mode and an extremely low-key “chill mode” wrapped in its distinct “Y...
21:13 2019-07-31

20 years of Dreamcast: Readers look back on Sega’s final console Engadget started up in 2004, so we missed the rise (and fall) of the Sega Dreamcast by a few years. We've still covered the company's ups and downs over the past decade and a half (and can't wait for the Sega Genesis Mini later this month). Today's t......
06:52 2019-09-10

How does sunburn affect dark skin? Many people believe that dark skin is not susceptible to sun damage. This is not true. Although darker skin tones are less likely to burn, people of all skin tones can get sunburn or skin cancer. Learn more here....
22:52 2019-09-19

Look: Kate Middleton visits family center, learns about nurse partnership program Kate Middleton paid a visit to the Sunshine House Children and Young People's Development Centre in London on Thursday to learn more about the location's Family Nurse Partnership program....
22:52 2019-09-19

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do....
22:52 2019-09-19

Ryan Christie penalty secures draw for Celtic at Rennes despite late red card Ryan Christie’s second-half penalty earned Celtic a 1-1 draw with Rennes in their opening Europa League group game in France after they held on with 10 men in a frantic finale.The Scottish champions fell behind to a spot-kick from M’Baye Niang in the 37th minute after some rash defending from Kristo...
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

Plane crash on roof of California shopping center leaves 1 dead A small plane crashed into the roof of a California shopping center Thursday, killing at least one person and leaving a second in critical condition, according to news reports. It is unclear if the victims were both aboard the plane when it crashed. The small Cessna plane, which hit the Crenshaw Bou...
23:39 2019-09-19

Hearings begin for California synagogue shooting suspect Prosecutors began presenting evidence Thursday against the maniac who opened fire on a California synagogue in April. John T. Earnest, 20, allegedly carried out the fatal shooting at Chabad of Poway near San Diego during a morning Passover service on April 27. The attack killed Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60...
23:39 2019-09-19

Man threatens to eat Harvard professor ‘piece by piece’ over abortion stance “I will bite through your eyeballs while you’re still alive, and I will laugh while you scream," Matthew Haviland wrote, according to the US Attorney's Office for the district of Massachusetts....
23:39 2019-09-19

Colt to stop making AR-15s for civilians Legendary gun maker Colt has announced Thursday that it would stop making the AR-15 and other long guns for the civilian market, citing falling demand and obligations to military and law enforcement markets. In a statement, Dennis Veilleux, president and CEO of the 180-year-old, Connecticut-based ma...
23:39 2019-09-19

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

McConnell backs election security funding after Dem criticism A key Senate panel is approving $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came under criticism from Democrats for impeding separate election security legislation. The Kentucky Republican announced Thursday in a floor...
23:39 2019-09-19

Were Neanderthals driven to extinction by a common childhood illness? There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic....
23:39 2019-09-19

For a Truly Indulgent Vacation, Fly Solo Once, only intrepid travelers vacationed alone. Now, all sorts—and not just single people—are traveling solo. And hotels, cruises and tour operators are easing the way....
00:00 2019-09-20

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday....
00:00 2019-09-20

PETA praises Trader Joe’s for package redesign eliminating circus elephant images People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is praising Trader Joe’s after the grocery store chain redesigned some of its packaging, allegedly at the animal rights group's urging....
00:00 2019-09-20

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

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

‘Running With the Devil’ movie review: A weak ‘Traffic’ rip-off Nicolas Cage has had a pretty good run lately (see “Color Out of Space,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last week), so it’s disheartening if not surprising to see him in this weak “Traffic” rip-off. Like that film, it purports to be an incisi...
00:26 2019-09-20

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

Yankees' German placed on leave under DV policy Major League Baseball announced Thursday that New York Yankees right-hander Domingo German has been placed on administrative leave under the joint domestic violence policy between the league and the MLB Players Association....
00:26 2019-09-20

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

Renewing an Affair With the Empire State Building 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 also offers grand views of the new New York....
00:26 2019-09-20

He Captured a Clandestine Gay Culture Amid the Derelict Piers Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now....
00:26 2019-09-20

How Dr. Benjamin Spock Changed American Parenting The book ignited a revolution, breaking free from conventional wisdom that said children required schedules, discipline and little affection. Instead, The Common Sense Book of Baby and Childcare, written by Dr. Benjamin Spock and published in 1946, encouraged parents to think for themselves and to t...
00:26 2019-09-20

AP Exclusive: US helping Venezuela’s Guaido track stolen art U.S. officials are investigating the suspected looting of European and Latin American artwork they believe is being plundered by Venezuelan government insiders as Nicolas Maduro struggles to maintain his grip on power...
00:26 2019-09-20

Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand Amazon has announced it will film its upcoming television series “The Lord of the Rings” in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six movies directed by Peter Jackson....
00:26 2019-09-20

Smartphones won’t make millennials sprout horns: Shamed scientists Smartphones might lead to an increased risk of anxiety, obesity or your vehicle becoming engulfed in flames — but they won’t make you grow horns. A much-shared 2018 study which claimed that poor posture caused by smartphone and tablet use may be increasing the prevalence of horn-like protrusio...
00:52 2019-09-20

Man to drink ‘iconic shot’ with his own severed toe in it Soon, all of him will be toe-gether again. When Nick Griffiths lost his big toe to frostbite in February last year, he gave it a second life — as a morbid cocktail. This June, the British man donated his detached digit to a bar in Canada, which has a decades-long tradition of serving a whiskey......
00:52 2019-09-20

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from start-up Rivian Amazon Rivian van Fledging electric firm gets major boost with huge order from internet giant Internet shopping giant Amazon has given a further boost to EV start-up Rivian by placing an order with the company for 100,000 electric delivery vehicles. The fledging manufacturer is aiming to produce ...
00:52 2019-09-20

Titans-Jaguars betting: Be wary of Gardner Minshew in Thursday Night Football NFL Films should slow down production plans for “The Legend of Gardner Minshew.” The charismatic cult figure has created quite a following in his limited time at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. But heading into Thursday night’s nationally televised tussle with the Tennessee Titans (NFL Net...
00:52 2019-09-20

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

U.S. Navy: Yes, Those UFO Videos Uploaded By Blink-182's Former Frontman Are Real Between December 2017 and March 2018, To The Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences—a foundation headed by Tom Delonge of Blink-182 fame that’s dedicated to investigating alien life—posted some strange videos of UFOs captured by the military. And, according to the US Navy, those videos are real, they’...
00:52 2019-09-20

The Tesla Model 3 Just Earned An IIHS Top Safety Award Today is a good day for the Tesla Model 3. The car just earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, making it the first award Tesla has won from the agency....
00:52 2019-09-20

IndyCar's Aeroscreen Testing May Give Top Teams An Advantage Back in May, IndyCar debuted its aeroscreen concept as a sleek form of head protection in response to many other series’ adoption of the halo. That was pretty much the last update we’d heard of it—until now. And the best part is, we’ll get to see it in action on track next month....
00:52 2019-09-20

Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders at greater risk of type 2 diabetes than whites at normal weights Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders at normal weight are about three times as likely as normal-weight white people to develop type 2 diabetes, according to new research....
01:52 2019-09-20

Brad Pitt talks Trump tweets, being a better dad and crying in 'Ad Astra' Brad Pitt reflects on fatherhood with his new space movie 'Ad Astra,' though back on Earth, he struggles with 'demons' on the path of enlightenment.        ...
01:52 2019-09-20

Can Trump’s new national security adviser keep freeing hostages? Austin Tice’s family hopes so. Robert C. O’Brien spent the last year as the State Department's top hostage negotiator. While some Americans have been brought home under his watch, several others are still held abroad, including Austin Tice, a freelance journalist and Marine Corps veteran who was abducted in Syria in 2012....
01:52 2019-09-20

Trump says he likes a Republican drug bill after Democratic alternative unveiled President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes a Republican senator's drug pricing bill "very much" after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation letting the government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs....
01:52 2019-09-20

Storm disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast energy operations from refineries to terminals Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery to cut production and a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas were shut, according to sources familiar with operations....
02:13 2019-09-20

Germany expects tough EU talks on energy taxes to counter climate change Germany expects tough negotiations on the introduction of new energy taxes in the European Union, a senior official said on Thursday, as the bloc considers higher prices for carbon emissions as a way to achieve its climate protection targets....
02:13 2019-09-20

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

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN Human Rights Office reveals....
02:13 2019-09-20

Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike Twelve days ahead of the pine-nut harvest season, the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province received a letter from village elders in the Wazir Tangi area about their plans to recruit 200 laborers and children to pluck the dry fruit....
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

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

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

BJP Plans To Organise 10 Meetings In J&K On Article 370 As part of its ongoing nationwide campaign on the abrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP plans to hold 10 meetings of its senior leaders and Union ministers in the state, including......
02:39 2019-09-20

No Need For Its Arrest Warrant Against Rajeev Kumar: Court Tells CBI A city court today said the CBI does not need its arrest warrant against former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, as the Supreme Court and the Calcutta High Court had already lifted bar on his......
02:39 2019-09-20

Trade Tension, Energy Cooperation On Agenda In PM's US Visit: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi is starting on Friday for a hectic week-long tour of the US that includes two meetings with US President Donald Trump, nearly 20 other bilaterals, and address at the UN......
02:39 2019-09-20

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

Tropical Storm Imelda: more than 1,000 rescued as floodwaters swamp Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared 13 counties disaster areas after ‘life-threatening amounts of rainfall’ douses stateCrews have rescued more than 1,000 people in the Houston area because of rising waters caused by the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda.Texas’s governor, Greg Abbott, has declare...
03:00 2019-09-20

Economic divide in the US is becoming as stark as its politics Republicans and Democrats have long since separated themselves by ideology, leaving each more conservative or liberal than ever. A new data analysis by the Brookings Institution documents just how fast their economic fortunes have diverged as well....
03:00 2019-09-20

Flooding in southeast Texas prompts evacuations Shelters have been set up in Southeast Texas to provide a haven for people displaced by heavy rain and flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda. (Sept. 19)        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

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

US To Withdraw, Withhold Funds From Afghanistan, Blames Corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would withdraw about $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and withhold a further $60......
03:00 2019-09-20

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

GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships McCormack, McGrail and Whittaker will all feature in the semi-finals of the World championships The post GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
03:26 2019-09-20

Bowers & Wilkins unveils flagship PX7 wireless headphones After filling out its wireless Formation lineup, Bowers & Wilkins is turning its attention back to headphones. The British manufacturer -- best known for its decadent home speakers -- unveiled four options today including a successor to the PX, i......
03:26 2019-09-20

Alphabet’s Wing drones will soon deliver FedEx and Walgreens packages This fall, Alphabet's drone delivery arm Wing will begin delivering goods for FedEx Express, Walgreens and a small retailer. The pilot program will be based in Christiansburg, Virginia, and it's meant to prove that Wing's drones are ready to deliver......
03:26 2019-09-20

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be offering fire alerts to help users determine if th......
03:26 2019-09-20

Comment Of The Day: Crash Test Brothers Edition So here’s an anecdote from my father’s youth. When he was in his teens he had an early 1970s Ford Mustang Mach 1. He had been working on the car in between shifts bailing hay out in the family fields. When it came time for dinner, my grandmother told my uncle to go fetch my father, so Unc jumps in t...
03:26 2019-09-20

White Supremacist Busted on Charges He Ran Black Candidate Out of Race for City Council in Charlottesville, Va. One day a black activist aligned with the Black Lives Matter movement was announcing his intent to run for City Council in Charlottesville, Va., and the very next day, he was out. Apparently, for good....
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

Wrestling Ref Gets 2-Year Suspension for Forcing Black Student to Cut ‘Unnatural’ Dreadlocks The racial slur-spewing New Jersey high school wrestling referee who forced a black student to cut his dreadlocks has been suspended for at least two years after a civil rights investigation resulted in implicit bias training, a legal warning from the NJ Attorney General and a rule change for black ...
03:52 2019-09-20

'We Shall Over-WHOMST?' White Anti-Vaxxers Colonize Civil Rights Rhetoric in California Protests The protestors came out in droves at the California State Capitol, furious over new legislation that, if passed, would hack away at the remaining medical exemptions for vaccination in California. But their rage—one protestor reportedly threw a menstrual cup of what appeared to be blood at state legi...
03:52 2019-09-20

‘Fendi Prints On’: Not-So-Retired Rapper Nicki Minaj Reveals 127-Piece Collaboration With Fendi She may be retiring from music—or maybe (likely) not—but Nicki Minaj is still at work, giving first looks at a new collection with Fendi. She initially teased the collaboration in July, and now tells Elle that her fans “are going to be really surprised when they see that I did think of things for th...
03:52 2019-09-20

The importance of social media when it comes to LGBTQ kids feeling seen It is imperative to monitor kids’ safety while using the Internet, but parents should be careful not to disregard the potential positive impacts of social media apps. For LGBTQ youth in particular, the Internet can be a refuge....
03:52 2019-09-20

Lawmaker accuses U.S. Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader....
03:52 2019-09-20

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

Alien Enthusiasts Descend On Nevada Desert Near Secretive US Base Area 51 UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret US military installation known as Area 51, long rumoured to house government secrets about alien life, with local......
04:13 2019-09-20

Trump admin blocks ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint from Congress The Trump administration is keeping Congress from even learning what exactly the whistleblower is alleging, but the intelligence community’s inspector general said the matter involves the “most significant” responsibilities of intelligence leadership....
04:13 2019-09-20

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

NYC’s free condom distribution efforts going flaccid The city’s cache of free condoms is shriveling up, according to a new report. The Health Department distributed roughly 19 million male condoms in the fiscal year that ended June 30 — down from 20.9 million the year before and more than 36.6 million in 2015, according to the latest Mayor’s Man...
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

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

Tom Brady snaps during ‘ridiculous’ Titans-Jaguars debacle This Titans-Jaguars mess was not able to hold Tom Brady’s attention. The Patriots legend was dutifully tuning into the Thursday night game in rainy Jacksonville, but got fed up at the end of the first half with the never-ending parade of penalties. “I’m turning off this game I can’t watc...
04:39 2019-09-20

Yankees clinch first AL East title since 2012 behind brilliant Masahiro Tanaka The Yankees donned AL East Champion hats and T-thirts and grabbed champagne and beer bottles Wednesday night as they watched the Rays-Dodgers game, hoping for a Los Angeles win that would clinch the AL East title and ignite a clubhouse celebration. When the Rays prevailed, the hats and shirts went i...
04:39 2019-09-20

Anthony Rizzo Walks Up To Undertaker Theme, Smashes Home Run In Surprise Return To Cubs Lineup Anthony Rizzo was thought to be done for the regular season after he rolled his ankle on a divot while trying to field a bunt on Sunday against the Pirates. Shortly after the game, the Cubs announced hat the would have to wear a walking boot for the duration of his recovery. But Cubs fans were given...
04:39 2019-09-20

Texas flooding: 1,000 rescued from rising waters as Tropical Depression Imelda batters US state Flash flooding has wreaked havoc in Texas with emergency crews rescuing more than 1,000 people from rising waters sparked by the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda....
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

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

Blow to Old Oak Common plan as 6,000 homes have to be cut The ambitious blueprint for transforming sprawling railway and industrial lands at Old Oak Common into a gleaming "Canary Wharf of the West" has been dealt another setback....
04:39 2019-09-20

Somewhere between first and last blood, the Rambo series became a forever war not worth fighting By almost any measure, Sylvester Stallone’s career is defined by the Rocky movies. They’re responsible for the majority of his biggest hits as a leading man, all three of his Oscar nominations, and an ongoing (albeit heavily fictionalized) autobiography. Yet it’s probably still a toss-up as to wheth...
05:13 2019-09-20

A Led Zeppelin lullaby: Inside the Rockabye Baby world Ask a parent what their kid is listening to, and they’ll probably say something awful. (“Baby Shark,” anyone?) Luckily, there’s a soothing and satisfying alternative out there for parents, and has been for over 10 years....
05:13 2019-09-20

The Avengers discover a new superhero team in this Strikeforce #1 exclusive One of the big rites of passage for superhero writers is the First Team Book, giving them the opportunity to build an ensemble that shows what kinds of characters they gravitate toward. Tini Howard became a Marvel exclusive earlier this year, and next week, she reaches the First Team Book milestone ...
05:13 2019-09-20

Possibly rabid raccoon terrorizes NJ town, doesn’t stop after getting tased A raccoon terrorized a New Jersey town on Thursday, biting at least two people and charging at police officers — after they had tased it. The masked bandit started spreading mayhem in Maywood around 1:30 p.m., when it lunged at an 82-year-old man sitting on a lawn chair and chomped on his fing...
05:13 2019-09-20

Miami Dolphins to start Josh Rosen at QB vs. Cowboys, bench Ryan Fitzpatrick The Miami Dolphins, after two inept performances to open their season, have benched Ryan Fitzpatrick in favor of Josh Rosen.       ...
05:13 2019-09-20

| German probe opens into suspected internal spying at Airbus German prosecutors have opened an investigation into suspected internal spying by employees of European aviation giant Airbus over two arms projects, sources have said....
05:39 2019-09-20

Economy hopes support shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities still pose supply risks....
05:39 2019-09-20

Chinese officials to visit U.S. farmland as trade talks continue -U.S. agriculture chief A Chinese delegation will visit American farm regions with U.S. officials next week in an effort to build goodwill amid ongoing trade negotiations, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told reporters on Thursday....
05:39 2019-09-20

Europa League: Karius drops clanger in Besiktas defeat, Dudelange shock Apoel Besiktas beaten 4-2 by Slovan BratislavaLazio lose in Cluj, Wolfsberger stun GladbachLorius Karius had a night to forget as Besiktas lost 4-2 to Slovan Bratislava on a Europa League evening filled with surprise scorelines. Austria’s Wolfsberger AC won 4-0 at Mönchengladbach, while Bulgaria’s Ludogor...
05:39 2019-09-20

Trump Says Gun Legislation Deal Is Moving ‘Very Slowly’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for gun sales. In a Fox News interview that aired Thursday,...
05:39 2019-09-20

Whistleblower Found Trump Phone Call With Foreign Leader ‘Troubling,’ Official Says The inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community met privately Thursday with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence amid an escalating dispute over a whistleblower complaint about a phone call between President Trump and an unnamed foreign leader. The whistleblower is an intel...
05:39 2019-09-20

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year upgrade to elevator, security For the first time in three years, the Washington Monument -- one of the nation's most popular and recognizable landmarks -- reopened to the public Thursday after extensive renovations....
06:00 2019-09-20

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

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

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

Man killed after fire tears through Queens home A man died on Thursday night when a fire tore through his Queens home, cops said. The 59-year-old victim was inside a home at 163-53 Mathias Avenue in Jamaica when the blaze broke out at around 8:30 p.m., according to police. Firefighters discovered the man on the second floor of the building once t...
06:52 2019-09-20

Wheel of Giants: Prehistoric Rujm el-Hiri Puzzles Archaeologists Sitting in plain sight but unnoticed for centuries, Rujm el-Hiri - an unusual megalith near the Sea of Galilee - has stumped experts. An ancient monument comprised of enormous stone circles dating to the Early Bronze Age remains a mystery to this day. No one knows who created the stone rings in the ...
06:52 2019-09-20

Face of the Denisovans? Portrait of a Teen Revealed by Her DNA Based on ancient DNA methylation patterns, a portrait of a juvenile female Denisovan has been recreated. ...
06:52 2019-09-20

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

Miami Dolphins to start QB Josh Rosen over Ryan Fitzpatrick The Miami Dolphins are planning to start former first-round pick Josh Rosen over journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys....
07:13 2019-09-20

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

Daniel Lee's Bottega Veneta show exudes quiet confidence The British designer’s SS20 range makes it clear he has got the measure of his customersIf the weight of being the most hyped designer of the moment has gone to his head, Bottega Veneta’s creative director, Daniel Lee, wasn’t showing it at his spring/summer 2020 show at Milan fashion week.It has bee...
07:39 2019-09-20

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

Saudi-led coalition launches operation near Yemeni port city Hodeida  The Saudi-led military coalition said it has destroyed four boat assembly sites near the Yemeni port city of Hodeida after intercepting and destroying an unmanned boat laden with explosives in the Red Sea....
07:39 2019-09-20

Europa League: Bold but blunt Frankfurt misfire as Arsenal seize the moment Eintracht Frankfurt’s first Europa League game of the season ended in a harsh defeat by Arsenal. While the hosts showed plenty of ambition, they also missed the attacking threat of their opponents....
07:39 2019-09-20

Von der Leyen facing revolt over commissioner's 'Protecting European Way of Life' title Center-left European parliamentarians have warned incoming European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen they will block her team line-up if she keeps the contentious title for its next top migration official....
07:39 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

Brownface images come back to haunt Canada's Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized--twice--after photos and a video emerged of him in brownface makeup on 3 separate occassions. The images emerged the week after he launched his reelection campaign....
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

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 20 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 30 points lower at 7,327 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers. * SHELL: Pakistan has approved the construction of five liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals by groups that include Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell, aiming to triple impor...
08:00 2019-09-20

Japanese shares head for weekly gain on monetary easing optimism Japanese stocks rose for a second day on Friday as consumer-related shares gained on speculation the Bank of Japan will follow other central banks and ease policy next month....
08:00 2019-09-20

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

Brandishing a wad of cash, Trump pitches himself as a generous tipper Presidents have long been scrutinized over how they treat the servers, waiters and maids they come across — as voters analyze the brief interactions between the country’s most powerful person and the low-wage workers they represent....
08:00 2019-09-20

8th vaping-related death reported in U.S. as cases of illnesses top 500 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago....
08:00 2019-09-20

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

Lawyer says US bid to extradite North Korean is ‘political’ A lawyer for a North Korean man facing potential extradition from Malaysia to the United States to face money laundering charges says the request is baseless and ‘political in nature’...
09:00 2019-09-20

The Latest: Australia leader calls protests a ‘disruption’ Australia’s acting prime minister has described ongoing climate rallies as “just a disruption” that should have been held on a weekend to avoid inconveniencing communities...
09:00 2019-09-20

Scheer’s same-sex marriage remarks resurface amid Trudeau scandal Scheer continues to face questions about why he has not expressed any regret about comments made during the debate on same-sex marriage in Parliament in 2005....
09:26 2019-09-20

Blackface has a long history in Canada — here’s a look While blackface minstrelsy is believed to have originated in the United States, it was also a popular form of entertainment in Canada in the 19th and early 20th century....
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

This hidden iOS 13 feature in the iPhone 11 is so useful, so why has it taken Apple so long to add it? Having spent a long time poring through the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max recently, I've been on the hunt for new features that actually bring something different.As Apple's grand new platform, iOS 13 has some neat little upgrades that I've been enjoying on the new phones: rounded c...
09:26 2019-09-20

Doctor becomes patient to save friend's life "Nothing compares to seeing you get better." A generous doctor gave the ultimate gift to a colleague in need.        ...
09:26 2019-09-20

Residents evacuate as floodwaters rise in Texas Residents in the Houston area use cars and boats to evacuate as the remnants of Imelda continue to pound the region with heavy rain. (September 19)        ...
09:26 2019-09-20

An ex-lobbyist is Trump’s pick for labor secretary. Democrats found anti-gay op-eds he wrote in college. At his confirmation hearing, Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court justice, faced harsh questioning over his record defending corporations in legal matters against workers and regulators. He was also asked about his past claim that gay parents should be treated differently than a “traditional...
09:26 2019-09-20

De Blasio to Developers: Donate to My Nonprofit. $125,000 Came. Three developers were fined tens of thousands of dollars for potentially violating lobbying laws by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit group....
09:52 2019-09-20

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

Second Pacific nation 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....
09:52 2019-09-20

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

India cuts effective corporate tax rate to revive investment Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures on Friday to revive sagging investment in Asia's third largest economy including a cut in corporate taxes....
10:13 2019-09-20

China's cuts new one-year lending benchmark rate marginally China cut its new one-year benchmark lending rate for the second month in a row on Friday, to 4.20%, as the central bank seeks to guide borrowing costs lower for an economy hit by the Sino-U.S. trade war....
10:13 2019-09-20

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

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10 years in the making, and is the top demand of the youth strikers gathering on Friday for the UK’s largest ever climate protest – which is why Friday i...
10:39 2019-09-20

Marianne Williamson entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories in 2012 interview Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson once entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories on a radio show hosted by a prominent "truther" who claimed that the World Trade Center attacks were orchestrated by a "Zionist organized crime outfit."...
10:39 2019-09-20

Brady turns off TNF, citing 'ridiculous penalties' Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tweeted his displeasure over the high number of penalties in the first half of Thursday night's Titans-Jaguars game and said he was turning off the broadcast....
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

Datadog Shares Soar as Investors Bet on Cloud-Based Software Shares of Datadog jumped as they made their debut in the public markets, reflecting robust investor demand for companies tied to cloud-based technologies....
11:00 2019-09-20

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

What happens if Thomas Cook goes bust? What do I do if my holiday is affected? Thomas Cook could fall into administration as early as this weekend if it does not find £200 million in extra funding as it attempts to prevent a collapse....
11:26 2019-09-20

Arabic Readers in Israel Have to Hope the Border Guards Are Sloppy Books by famed Arab authors, and Arabic translations of writers like Orwell and Joyce, are scarce because of an Israeli ban on imports from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq....
11:52 2019-09-20

Annual “Cooking with the Stars” event to benefit Easterseals Blake Foundation TUCSON – The Annual “Cooking with the Stars” event benefiting the Easterseals Blake Foundation was held on Thursday, September 19. The event invited eighteen celebrities to cook up meals at Mr. An’s with proceeds going to help children in foster care. Some of those celebritie...
11:52 2019-09-20

DIGGING DEEPER: Cartels look to saints of the underworld for protection TUCSON – It’s a world filled with violence and criminal activity. The drug cartels operate in both the U.S. and in Mexico. Some look to the underworld saints for protection. A former U.S. Marshal and narcotics officer now travels the country teaching about Patron Saints of the Underworld...
11:52 2019-09-20

Researchers will conduct drought study at Biosphere 2 A drought will descend on Biosphere 2. It’s a new project conducted by researchers to analyze how a rainforest responds to drought conditions. Researcher Christiane Werner said studying the tropical rainforest is especially important because rainforests are the lungs of our planet. She said, “Ecosy...
11:52 2019-09-20

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

Tonga’s Manu beats cancer and chemotherapy to play at RWC Nasi Manu is on the brink of an emotional return after battling cancer and coming through emergency surgery and months of chemotherapy to get a chance to play at the Rugby World Cup...
11:52 2019-09-20

Younger Black Voters to Their Parents: Break Up With Joe Biden, I’m Bored An organic effort by black millennials and Gen Z-ers to influence their older family members may be key to overtaking Mr. Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination....
12:13 2019-09-20

MS Dhoni Should Go "Without Being Pushed Out", Says Sunil Gavaskar MS Dhoni has been out of the Indian team for a while and though he has not yet announced his retirement, it has become a topic of discussion almost on a daily basis....
12:39 2019-09-20

Saudis have control over oil production after attacks, says strategist Jack Manley, J.P. Morgan Asset Management global market strategist, and R. Burns McKinney, Allianz Global Investors portfolio manager, join "Squawk Alley" to discuss the markets, the impending Fed rate decision and the output of Saudi Arabian oil after an attack on a facility....
12:39 2019-09-20

Tottenham Hotspur FC completes 637 million pound stadium refinancing Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has completed a 637 million pound ($798.67 million) stadium refinancing package that included a bond issue to U.S. investors and a term loan, the company said in a......
12:39 2019-09-20

Ben Carson warned of 'hairy men' in transphobic comments – report Staffers tell Washington Post the housing secretary raised fears about men infiltrating women’s homeless shelters during meetingBen Carson, Donald Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Hud), made a transphobic comment this week during a meeting with federal employees in San Francisco, ...
12:39 2019-09-20

Trump claims homeless people hurt the environment. Here's why that's wrong The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once again, saying his administration will issue the city an environmental violation notice for allowing...
12:39 2019-09-20

People v mosquitos: what to do about our biggest killer These tiny pests adapt so successfully to changing conditions that they have become humankind’s deadliest predator. We might soon be able to eradicate them – but should we? By Timothy WinegardWe are at war with the mosquito. A swarming and consuming army of 110tn enemy mosquitoes patrols every inch ...
12:39 2019-09-20

Yes, I'm striking over the climate crisis. And suing the US government, too | Vic Barrett As one of the 21 young plaintiffs in the Juliana v United States lawsuit I am inspired by my people’s past to fight for the futureI was born into a world in which my future and my past are uncertain. Born into a world where my inheritance is slipping into the sea. Born into a world where my people a...
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

A Romanian TV show host has been accused of 'extreme racism' after saying Serena Williams looks like one of 'those monkeys at the zoo' live on air Getty/YouTube/B1TV A Romanian TV show host said Serena Williams looks like a "monkey" whilst live on air. "Serena Williams looks exactly like one of those monkeys at the zoo with the red asses," said Radu Banciu whilst presenting the late evening show on B1 TV. "If monkeys wore trousers, they'd loo...
13:00 2019-09-20

How will Crystal Palace line up against Wolves? James McArthur set to return Crystal Palace's bright start to the season was brought firmly to a halt at Tottenham last weekend, but manager Roy Hodgson is never one to rip up his plans when things go awry....
13:00 2019-09-20

Yankees clinch AL East for first time since 2012 The Yankees beat the Angels on Thursday to clinch their first AL East title since 2012. The win also clinched New York's second straight 100-win season....
13:39 2019-09-20

Attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was 'sophisticated,' Pentagon says The Pentagon on Thursday said the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities were "sophisticated" and represented a "dramatic escalation" in tensions within the region....
13:39 2019-09-20

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wants to wait until it’s too cold to put the roof down?  Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Tech, £8870: In any case,...
13:39 2019-09-20

Analysis: will car sharing replace vehicle ownership? MPs and manufacturers believe car sharing will cut CO2 and its popularity is rising If car ownership levels stay as they are now, the UK isn’t going to fulfil its climate change promises. That was the conclusion reached by MPs from the Science and Technology Committee last week. Even electric cars ...
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

'American Horror Story: 1984' frightens fans with portrayal of real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez "American Horror Story: 1984" is turning up the fright level by featuring a plot line that includes real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez, also known as "the Night Stalker," in the new season....
13:39 2019-09-20

Realme X2 to Include Snapdragon 730G, VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge Tech Realme X2 with the Snapdragon 730G SoC is set to debut in India as Realme XT 730G, Realme India CMO Francis Wang hinted at the development through a tweet....
14:00 2019-09-20

Facebook Making Ads More Playful to Prompt Interactions Facebook said Thursday it will let advertisers pack more fun into marketing messages with augmented reality, games and playful polls to prompt interactions....
14:00 2019-09-20

Government Tells Tech Firms to Protect User Privacy, Prevent Abuse Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said he wanted Indians to have access to more technology platforms but said this should not undermine user privacy....
14:00 2019-09-20

'I've got one!' What it's like to hunt neon scorpions in the Arizona desert Of about 2,500 species of scorpions worldwide, only 25 or so are truly dangerous. The most hazardous in the U.S. is found in Southwestern states.       ...
14:00 2019-09-20

How product managers can bring human insights to agile development Today’s product manager is “the mini-CEO of the product,” a McKinsey report says. It’s a huge job, occupying the intersection between customers, business issues, and products. Product managers must understand customer needs, prioritize features, and work with the engineering team to build them. They...
14:00 2019-09-20

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 412 tons of gold in one day’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Nightingale used to say: I got the horses in the back. Bitcoin Price We closed the ...
14:00 2019-09-20

Vivo’s new phone has a dual-cam pop-up because what else is left to do? We’ve seen pop-up mechanisms for the front camera on phones in all shapes and sizes till now: Single, motorized assembly, pizza-shaped. Now, since there isn’t much left to do in that part, folks at Vivo has just introduced a phone with dual pop-up selfie cameras called the V17 Pro. The dual-front ca...
14:00 2019-09-20

Drone equipped with nail gun can fix the roof so you don't have to A drone equipped with a nail gun can autonomously hover over a roof and fix tiles in place. Tests showed it was highly precise and held steady while firing...
14:52 2019-09-20

9.7 Million Views For Cop's Video On How To Lower Hefty Traffic Challans A cop's video on what drivers can do in case they are issued a hefty traffic challan has gone massively viral online. Under the amended Motor Vehicles Act 2019, traffic challans have increased by up......
14:52 2019-09-20

Premier League team news, injury updates and more – live! The latest news going into the weekend’s fixturesPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendAnd you can email David here or comment BTL 1.43pm BST “In football and life, everything is possible,” says Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores. And coming from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Arsenal las...
14:52 2019-09-20

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka pays tribute to ‘legend’ Ljungberg after stealing show • Winger has been working with Ljungberg since age of 15• Saka says after shining at Frankfurt that he studies RonaldoThe Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka paid tribute to the influence of Freddie Ljungberg after producing a scintillating display in Thursday night’s 3-0 win at Eintracht Frankfurt.Saka, who...
14:52 2019-09-20

Fighting fire with fire, Amazon 'forest guardians' stalk illegal loggers Near midnight, a group of six Guajajara tribesmen with their faces painted for battle listen to the rumble of heavy trucks about 19 miles (30 km) from their village in the Amazon rainforest....
14:52 2019-09-20

German coalition reaches deal on new climate package: source Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package, including a domestic carbon price and the possibility of more stringent measures in future, a source close to the talks said....
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

Jakarta to host green-friendly Formula E race next year Indonesia will host a Formula E round for the first time next June with drivers racing in central Jakarta, the all-electric racing series announced on Friday....
14:52 2019-09-20

Minshew: 'Gotta make the most of' opportunity Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew picked up his first win as an NFL starter, leading the Jaguars to a 20-7 victory over the Titans on Thursday night....
15:13 2019-09-20

If AT&T dumps DirecTV, where does that leave the viewer? AT&T is reportedly exploring options for breaking up with DirecTV. It could land with rival Dish or stay put. What does this mean for viewers?       ...
15:13 2019-09-20

Hong Kong enters 16th weekend of protests as police warn violence escalating beyond control Hong Kong is headed into its sixteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, as police warned the level of violence is escalating potentially beyond control, as the force faced renewed allegations of brutality....
15:13 2019-09-20

At Least One Brave Staffer Walked Out in Protest of Ben Carson’s Transphobic Remarks Housing and Urban Development Secretary shocked many staffers with his transphobia to which I say.... okay! At a meeting at the San Francisco HUD office this week, The Washington Post reported that Carson’s remarks were that he was (is?) concerned about “big, hairy men” in women’s homeless shelters...
15:39 2019-09-20

Let's Play the World's Smallest Violin for the Pod Save America Boys On Wednesday, New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo wrote a column on some of the biggest failures of the Obama administration, which Manjoo concludes were due to the administration’s reliance on neoliberal solutions to problems that required Roosevelt-level government intervention....
15:39 2019-09-20

U.S. stocks are near all-time highs while the OECD predicts the weakest growth in a decade and finan U.S. stocks are near all-time highs while the OECD predicts the weakest growth in a decade and financial officers expect a recession next year and one of the world’s top investors has “sounded the alarm about the state of the world’s economy.” DON’T worry—stress is the real killer....
15:39 2019-09-20

Something to Keep in Mind for the Class War: Mike Pence Might Be Terrified of Horses Vice President Mike Pence has done a great many things to degrade the state of this country in his 60 years on earth: He’s spent his career waging a war against women’s reproductive rights and LGBTQ people, he wants to colonize Mars, and his devotion to President Trump knows no bounds. Now he’s set ...
15:39 2019-09-20

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Small Changes In Borderlands 3 Tha Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Small Changes In Borderlands 3 That Make A Big Difference • I’m Uneasy About The Future Super Kirby Clash Glimpses • Power To The Gamer: Sony’s Censorship Policy • TAY Retro: Famicom - Famicom ft. Baseball and Popeye no Eigo Asobi [TV...
15:39 2019-09-20

Borderlands 3 Patch Removes Screaming From Boss Who Screamed Too Much Borderlands 3 is fun, but it’s had some problems since launch. It takes an absolute lifetime to boot up and occasionally hangs during simple actions like opening the menu. This morning, developer Gearbox pushed out a hot fix that deals with the most pressing issue of all: the incessant screaming of ...
15:39 2019-09-20

Players' union wants matches postponed in extreme heat "The world players\u0027 union FIFPRO says it is time to stop matches being played in extreme heat after seeing some of its members struggle in torrid conditions at the African Nations Cup and in Spain\u0027s La Liga during the summer."...
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

How Understanding the History of the Earth’s Climate Can Offer Hope Amid Crisis There is no longer any debate that global warming is real, and that it is happening now at an alarming rate. It is transforming the global climate system before our eyes. The rise of fossil-fueled economies over the past 200 years, and especially the accelerating CO2 emissions since the end of World...
16:13 2019-09-20

A Love Letter to Canned Food When used with care, ingredients like canned artichokes, pumpkin, chickpeas and coconut milk can turn the monotony of weeknight cooking into a semi-homemade form of art....
16:13 2019-09-20

Stranded cars, rescues and deadly flooding: Waters slowly begin receding in Houston after Imelda As floodwaters began slowing receding in Houston, police worked to clear freeways of hundreds of stranded vehicles after four days of relentless rain        ...
16:13 2019-09-20

'They're forming like roaches.' The 6 tropical storms whirling at once have tied a record It's hurricane season, but this is ridiculous. The six storms whirling this week in the Atlantic and Pacific set a record, forecasters reported.        ...
16:13 2019-09-20

NLRB proposes preventing undergrads and graduate students from unionizing The National Labor Relations Board will propose an official rule to prevent undergraduates and graduate students paid by private universities from being able collectively bargain....
16:13 2019-09-20

Drug and medical suppliers say urgently need Brexit freight plans Makers and suppliers of life-saving drugs and medical devices say they have still not been told by British authorities how their goods will be handled if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal at the end of October....
16:39 2019-09-20

Abortion front and center as new U.S. Supreme Court term nears With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings curbing a woman's ability to obtain the procedure....
16:39 2019-09-20

Optane persistent memory: Breakthrough or broken promise? It’s time for a leap in memory capability. Now, we just need the results made public to prove that the promise of Optane is real, with a clear path forward.Read More...
16:39 2019-09-20

Verizon and NFL give 2 game devs $400,000 each to launch 5G games Super Bowl Verizon and the NFL have named two winners in the Verizon 5G NFL Mobile Gaming Challenge. They will get $400,000 each to create 5G-enabled games.Read More...
16:39 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

Indonesia's ragtag firefighters on frontline of Borneo's forest blazes From soon after sunrise, a group of volunteers gathers every day on Indonesia's portion of Borneo island to throw themselves into the desperate fight against the worst forest fires in years....
17:00 2019-09-20

| WATCH | 'Notorious serial killer' arrested in Nigeria after 8 women killed Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt have arrested a man they described as a 'serial killer'....
17:00 2019-09-20

Indian Cooking Tips : How To Make Crispy Masala Puri At Home (Watch Recipe Video) Our Indian kitchen pantry is loaded with spices that could spruce up just about anything. This masala puri recipeis ideal for days you want to tuck into something nice and crunchy....
17:00 2019-09-20

Ralph Lauren launches Rachel Green Friends collection Twenty-five years ago, Rachel Karen Green burst into the Central Perk coffee house in a soaking wet, off-the-shoulder wedding dress, and Friends was born....
17:39 2019-09-20

Returned migrant shot dead in Libya A Sudanese man has been shot dead after Libyan coast guards seized the migrant boat he was on and returned it to shore. The incident highlights concerns about EU cooperation with the Libyan authorities on migration....
17:39 2019-09-20

Pentagon weighing move to send more troops to Middle East to deter conflict The Pentagon is weighing whether to send more troops, including air defense units, to the Middle East as an act of deterrence, Pentagon officials told Fox News Thursday....
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

Police recreate face of mystery man murdered in Forest Gate a decade ago Detectives today released this haunting image of an unidentified murder victim whose skeletal remains were found wrapped in binbags and dumped in an abandoned factory....
17:39 2019-09-20

Blumarine says elegance comes in kindness at Milan show With a blooming rose catwalk, Italian fashion designer Anna Molinari dedicated her latest collection for label Blumarine to kindness on Friday, a virtue she said seemed "to belong to a time past"....
17:39 2019-09-20

PlayStation announces new State of Play live stream, will showcase new games PlayStation has announced plans to live stream a new installment of its State of Play series that will showcase new video games on Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET....
18:00 2019-09-20

Rating Firm S&P Global Says Corporate Tax Cuts 'Credit Negative' The government slashed corporate taxes on Friday, giving a surprise $20.5 billion break aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth from a six-year low that has caused job losses and......
18:00 2019-09-20

5 Key Effects On Businesses After Government's Big Move On Corporate Tax The centre's move today to reduce corporate tax on domestic companies had an immediate effect on the markets, with the S&P BSE Sensex surging over 2,100 points and the NSE Nifty climbing above the......
18:00 2019-09-20

Sensexs Clocks Best Day In 10 Years After Corporate Tax Cut: Highlights Market updates (Sensex, Nifty today): The S&P BSE Sensex index rocketed as much as 2284.55 points to touch 38,378.02 during the session, marking its biggest intraday jump since May 18, 2009, and the......
18:00 2019-09-20

Taxes are the least of Elizabeth Warren's 'Medicare for All' problems Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has been given more than one opportunity over the past two weeks to clarify her response to a key question about her "Medicare for All" plan… and she's fumbled it each time, writes Jake Novak....
18:00 2019-09-20

Friday's Best Deals: AirPods, Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, and More Two different-sized Instant Pots, Friends: The Complete Series, Apple AirPods 2 with Case lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web....
18:00 2019-09-20

Top ICE Official Rushes to Clarify 'We're Not Nazis' A good rule of thumb in politics—and in life, really— is that if you find yourself trying to explain the ways in which your militarized, racist wing of the government is not a prime example of fascism, you’ve probably already lost....
18:00 2019-09-20

Kaillie Humphries stood up to her sport's abusive culture. It ended how you'd expect | Shireen Ahmed The double Olympic champion was denied her bid to escape a coach she says abused and harassed her, exposing a numbingly familiar truth: the system is not set up to support survivorsKaillie Humphries brought glory to Canada time and again on the world stage, winning a gold medal in the two-woman bobs...
18:26 2019-09-20

Olympic cycling champion faces army warning for bare-cheeked Trump taunt Nino Schurter poked fun at White House with cheeky photoSwiss faces possible warning from senior officers over incidentSchurter won gold in mountain bike cross-country at Rio 2016Olympic cycling champion Nino Schurter faces being reprimanded by the Swiss Army after posting a photo on social media sh...
18:26 2019-09-20

Barcelona's Ansu Fati cleared to play for Spain after being granted passport 16-year-old could have played for Guinea-Bissau or PortugalExpected to travel with Spain to Under-17 World Cup in BrazilThe Barcelona forward Ansu Fati has been cleared to play for the Spanish national team after he was granted a passport on Friday, with the Football Federation including him in thei...
18:26 2019-09-20

| 2 Kenyans dropped from Doha Worlds over testosterone levels Two female Kenyan middle-distance runners have been dropped from the team for this month's IAAF World Championships due to high levels of testosterone....
18:26 2019-09-20

Hurricane Lorena lashes Mexico tourist destination in wake of Imelda Hurricane Lorena bore down Friday on Mexico’s popular tourist destination Los Cabos, where it was forecast to unleash its heavy winds and soaking rains at it passed near the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. “If we don’t get the yacht out, the waves can damage it,” sai...
18:26 2019-09-20

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped CHINA, Texas — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that by Thursday night, floodwaters had sta...
18:26 2019-09-20

Egyptians Provided Technological Leap For Edomite Kingdom In the Hebrew Bible, the Edomites were the descendants of Jacob's brother Esau, but did an ancient Egyptian invasion trigger technological innovations within this biblical kingdom? ...
18:52 2019-09-20

Anand Mahindra Praises Corporate Tax Move, Then Enters Into Twitter Duel Industrialist Anand Mahindra today praised the government's move to reduce corporate tax in a bid to boost economic growth amid slowdown in several key sectors including manufacturing and finance. He......
18:52 2019-09-20

Court Orders Dismissing Fraud Complaint Against Producer Boney Kapoor The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered the quashing of an FIR lodged against Bollywood film producer Boney Kapoor on charges of duping an investor of Rs 2.5 crore in the name of organising a......
18:52 2019-09-20

Sena-BJP Maharashtra Alliance Announcement In 2 Days: Uddhav Thackeray Shiv Sena and BJP will contest the next month's Maharashtra Assembly elections jointly and an announcement on the seat sharing formula will be made in the next two days, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray......
18:52 2019-09-20

Population Control Is "Congress Brainchild": Party Leader Jitin Prasada Anticipating the BJP's move on population control, the Congress jumped into the debate, with Congress Working Committee member Jitin Prasada saying that for all-around development of the country......
18:52 2019-09-20

Saradha Scam: Rajeev Kumar Ignores CBI Summon For The 3rd Time This Week Senior police officer Rajeev Kumar failed to turn up at the Kolkata CBI office yet again today, a day after the agency issued a fresh notice, asking him to appear before it in connection with the......
18:52 2019-09-20

Frank Lampard's Chelsea are like my Dortmund side says Jurgen Klopp with Tammy Abraham already 'a £60m player' Jurgen Klopp has lavished praise upon a 'really exciting' Chelsea team that he has described as reminiscent of his two-time Bundesliga-winning Borussia Dortmund side....
18:52 2019-09-20

Find some 'Downton Abbey' spirit in Rhode Island "Downton Abbey" characters are likely to drop in at Newport, Rhode Island, summer "cottages." Some of these Gilded Age megamansions are still open for tours today....
18:52 2019-09-20

This Is The New Japanese Emperor's Opulent One-Off Toyota Century Convertible Back in May, a new Japanese emperor ascended to the throne, and to celebrate, Emperor Naruhito ordered a custom Toyota Century convertible, the first one ever. The order was placed early to be ready for the emperor’s public coronation next month—but we’re getting our first look at this beauty now....
19:13 2019-09-20

Philippines Confirms Second Polio Case After Announcing Outbreak (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine health officials on Friday confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country’s first outbreak in nearly two decades, and announced plans for a massive immunization program. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said...
19:13 2019-09-20

Rangers great Dan Girardi retires from NHL Longtime Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi announced his retirement Friday after 13 seasons in the NHL. “I would like to thank all my coaches, family, friends and teammates for supporting me throughout my entire hockey career,” Girardi said in a statement released in conjunction with the Rangers. “I wa...
19:13 2019-09-20

The Red Sox are really cleaning house now The firing of Dave Dombrowski was only the first, as the Red Sox attempt to remodel their organization following a disappointing season in 2019. Ten months removed from winning a World Series, the Red Sox fired their president of baseball operations two weeks ago. Then on Thursday, Boston fired fron...
19:13 2019-09-20

Titans-Jaguars fantasy football fallout: Bleak outlook for Marcus Mariota The Jaguars picked up their first win of the season as Gardner Minshew mania descended on Jacksonville in a sloppy, 20-7 AFC South showdown. We saw solid performances from D.J. Chark and the Jaguars defense, Titans offensive ineptitude and a lot of penalties. Here’s what it means for fantasy f...
19:13 2019-09-20

Surprising Gardner Minshew guides Jaguars past Titans JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum. Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jaguars handled the Tennessee Titans 20-7 in sloppy conditions Thursday night. Jacksonville (1-2) end...
19:13 2019-09-20

Brazil Announces Criminal Charges Against Vale Employees in Dam Collapse Brazilian police announced criminal charges against Vale and its German safety auditor, TÜV SÜD, over the miner’s dam collapse in January, the world’s most deadly disaster of its kind in more than half a century....
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

Ahead of playing Dolphins, Cowboys assistant Rod Marinelli reflects on 0-16 Lions of 2008 Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, who coached the 0-16 Lions of 2008, expects the winless Miami Dolphins to compete.       ...
19:13 2019-09-20

Republicans and Democrats clash during rare FISA hearing on Capitol Hill Republicans and Democrats clashed during a rare congressional hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act as the reauthorization deadline for key surveillance powers looms....
19:39 2019-09-20

The race to create a perfect lie detector, and the dangers of succeeding – podcast AI and brain-scanning technology could soon make it possible to reliably detect when people are lying. But do we really want to know? By Amit Katwala• Read the text version here Continue reading......
19:39 2019-09-20

Chris Brown Is Thirsting Over Rihanna's Sexy Lingerie Photo Chris Brown is raising eyebrows with his recent social media activity. The "No Guidance" singer has sparked a bit of a social media frenzy after leaving a series of comments on......
19:39 2019-09-20

Brad Pitt Will Make You Love Him Even More After This Charming Interview With a Viral Kid Reporter Get ready for cuteness overload! Brad Pitt participated in what is, arguably, his most adorable interview yet for Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The......
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

House Hunter's Host Suzanne Whang Dead at 56 After Cancer Battle HGTV is mourning the loss of one of their own. House Hunters' host Suzanne Whang has passed away following a decade long battle with breast cancer, her partner Jeff Vezain shared on......
19:39 2019-09-20

Selena Gomez's Shark Tank Dreams Have Finally Come True Selena Gomez just went swimming with the Sharks! Connar Franklin took to Instagram on Thursday to share a few photos of the 27-year-old singer visiting the set of Shark Tank. In the pics,......
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

Newly discovered interstellar visitor could be intercepted, study says It's been nearly a month since the second interstellar object, C/2019 Q4 (Borisov), was detected. And this newly identified object could potentially be studied, according to a new study....
19:39 2019-09-20

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with antitrust probe -- Cicilline Rep. David Cicilline, chair of the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill....
19:39 2019-09-20

|IndiacutscorporatetaxinR300billionboosttogrowth India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than R300bn boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low....
20:00 2019-09-20

Hurricane Lorena bears down on Mexico's Los Cabos Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Hurricane Lorena bore down Friday on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area....
20:00 2019-09-20

Fed’s James Bullard says US manufacturing appears ‘in recession’ The US manufacturing sector “already appears in recession” and overall economic growth is expected to slow “in the near horizon,” St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank president James Bullard said on Friday, explaining why he dissented at a recent Fed meeting and wanted a deeper, half-percentage-point rate...
20:00 2019-09-20

Trump warns Iran of ‘severe’ defeat if military conflict broke out President Trump on Friday said he believes sanctions against Iran are working but indicated he would not hesitate to order military action if necessary, saying it would amount to a “very severe form of winning” for the United States....
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

Trump brushes off 'partisan' whistleblower reports President Donald Trump is defending himself against someone he describes as a "partisan whistleblower" whose complaint included a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader. (Sept. 20)        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

City gardens, produce stands ease food desert woes Atlanta, Chicago and other large cities across the country are taking a multipronged approach to bringing healthy diets to "food deserts," mostly low-income neighborhoods located miles away from the nearest supermarket. (Sept. 20)        ...
20:26 2019-09-20

Donald Trump And Japan PM Shinzo Abe To Discuss US Auto Tariffs Next Week U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in New York next week....
20:26 2019-09-20

2020 Renault Kwid Facelift Spotted Again; Is This the Climber Variant? Images of the upcoming Renault Kwid facelift have yet again surfaced online, and this time around it looks like we have spotted the Climber edition of the car....
20:26 2019-09-20

Novels by Colson Whitehead, Marlon James on awards longlist Colson Whitehead’s brutal narrative of an all-black reform school, “The Nickel Boys,” and Marlon James’ fantasy epic “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” are among the works chosen by judges for the fiction longlist of the National Book Awards...
21:00 2019-09-20

The Creepypasta Community That Influenced Control Control’s setting, a secretive government facility that studies supernatural happenings, is engrossing. If you can’t get enough of the game’s surreal atmosphere, perhaps you should check out the SCP Foundation, a community-run fiction archive that many speculated was an inspiration for Control. It t...
21:00 2019-09-20

'I started to tear up': iPhone 11 buyers line up, meet Apple CEO Tim Cook at NYC store Smaller crowds were more subdued than in the past, but the reopening of the flagship Apple Store in New York still lured enthused iPhone 11 customers.       ...
21:00 2019-09-20

"Largest Polar Expedition In History" To Probe Arctic Climate A team of scientists from 19 countries will set off for the Arctic on Friday, aiming to freeze their ship into the polar ice for a year to research the changing climate....
21:26 2019-09-20

Trump Says He Is "Surprised" By Trudeau 'Blackface' Images US President Donald Trump said Friday he was surprised at decades-old images of Justin Trudeau wearing "blackface" makeup that have rocked the Canadian prime minister's re-election campaign....
21:26 2019-09-20

Melted Pipes, Burnt Equipment: Media Visits Wrecked Saudi Oil Plant Saudi Arabia on Friday took media to inspect oil facilities hit by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if......
21:26 2019-09-20

Donald Trump Announces "Highest Sanctions" But Says Won't Strike Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the "highest" sanctions ever imposed on a foreign country by the United States....
21:26 2019-09-20

Police advocates to politicians: It's time to stop the 'demagoguery' and back America's men, women in blue Police officers say they've got your back -- but amid another dangerous year for cops nationwide, law enforcement advocates tell Fox News it’s time for politicians and community leaders to stop berating the badge and instead stand with those in blue....
21:26 2019-09-20

Before playing Dolphins, Cowboys assistant Rod Marinelli reflects on 0-16 Lions of 2008 Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, who coached the 0-16 Lions of 2008, expects the winless Miami Dolphins to compete.       ...
21:26 2019-09-20

Ad Astra: A journey upriver to meet your demons, internal and otherwise Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut in search of his long-lost father (Tommy Lee Jones) in Ad Astra. On its own, the title of this week's blockbuster release—Ad Astra, Latin for "to the stars"—doesn't tell you much about what the film is about. The trailers haven't done much to clarify, promising ever...
21:52 2019-09-20

New 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series spied News 20 Sep, 2019 An even more potent version of the Mercedes-AMG GT R has been caught on camera, complete with aggressive body kit and large rear wing...
21:52 2019-09-20

Suzanne Whang, 'House Hunters' host, dies at 56 Suzanne Whang, who viewers came to love as the voice and face of "House Hunters" for nearly a decade, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, according to her agent....
21:52 2019-09-20

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over privacy issues Removals are part of inquiry into how developers use data, which the company started after the Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps from the platform for privacy reasons, it announced in a blogpost on Friday.The removals come as part of an ongoing investigatio...
22:26 2019-09-20

Serial bank robber mistakenly freed from MCC sent back to prison A serial bank robber who was mistakenly released from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan in August because of a bureaucratic snafu — just days before convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself in his cell at the same jail — is going back to prison for a lengthy sta...
22:26 2019-09-20

Video shows cop searching turnstile jumper — but missing gun tucked in waistband Police body-camera footage obtained by The Post shows the moment NYPD cops frisked a turnstile jumper who was packing heat – and somehow missed the loaded handgun tucked in his waistband....
22:26 2019-09-20

Andrew Cuomo announces $2 million grant for New York bomb squads ALBANY — New York state has received $2 million in federal grant funding for training and equipping bomb squads across the state. The federal Homeland Security Grant Program dollars are divided between the state’s 12 FBI-accredited bomb squads — from New York City to Buffalo — to train responders pr...
22:26 2019-09-20

'Hit them where it hurts': Several 2020 Democrats want a carbon tax on corporations As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action on climate change — including imposing a carbon tax on corporations....
22:26 2019-09-20

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping-related deaths Corporate giant Walmart announced Friday that it will discontinue all sales of e-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems by the Food and Drug Administration, once its current inventory is sold....
22:26 2019-09-20

Best (and worst) bets for the League of Legends World Championship The annual League of Legends tourney is right around the corner, and Bet365 has the odds for who will hoist the Summoner's Cup. Here's what we think of the numbers....
22:26 2019-09-20

Northern Territory banks on solar to meet new 2050 zero emissions target NT’s Labor government says the territory’s vast solar resources can help it transition to zero net carbon emissions The Northern Territory government has set a target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a plan that says responding to climate change is “responsible economic strategy”.The...
22:52 2019-09-20

Death of Blue Girl shines light on women's rights in Iran The Open Stadiums movement in Iran is hoping its work to improve women’s rights in Iran will mean the death of Sahar Khodayari, nicknamed Blue Girl, will not be in vain.On September 9, Iranian football fan Sahar Khodayari, nicknamed Blue Girl, died in hospital after setting herself on fire outside a...
22:52 2019-09-20

Sebastian Vettel adjusting to lower expectations at Singapore GP • German would be grateful for error-free run in Ferrari• Lewis Hamilton the fastest in second practice sessionFor the last two meetings of the Singapore Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel had strong hopes of victory. On both occasions he was still in the championship fight with Lewis Hamilton. Both times...
22:52 2019-09-20

How to connect your PS4 & Xbox One controllers to your iPhone or iPad 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. iOS 13 is finally here, and with it comes Apple’s increased focus on gaming. We now have Apple Arcade, a mobile gaming subscription service that comes with dozens...
22:52 2019-09-20

Russian Facebook hit with fake Telegram token ads using Pavel Durov’s face When new crypto or digital currency projects are announced it doesn’t take long for scams to follow. It appears that Telegram’s supposedly incoming TON token is the latest to be exploited by opportunistic scammers. According to Russian news outlet Kommersant, fraudsters are using the face of Telegra...
22:52 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

Walmart's car seat recycling event underway through Sept. 21. What you need to know. Walmart kicks off its first car seat recycling event Monday and through Sept. 21, get a $30 gift card for trading in a used car seat.       ...
22:52 2019-09-20

24 incredible deals you can get at Anthropologie's massive weekend sale Stock up of fall fashion and decor because Anthropologie is offering 20% off its entire store and 40% off sale.       ...
22:52 2019-09-20

Walmart says it will stop selling e-cigarettes Walmart says it will stop selling e-cigarettes at its stores as concerns continue grow over the potential health risks linked to vaping.       ...
22:52 2019-09-20

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X drops this November, along with new Threadripper chips The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X was a surprise reveal at E3 2019, coming right after AMD unveiled the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT and RX 5700. Initially, it was supposed to come out in September 2019, but it has been delayed to November 2019 instead, along with some new Threadripper processors.The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X...
22:52 2019-09-20

New AMD Navi GPUs may arrive to take on Nvidia's entry level cards We've had an inkling that some new AMD Navi graphics cards would be arriving sometime in the near future. But, we've just seen a leak that may just indicate that the replacement for the AMD Radeon RX 570 is imminent. Both an AMD Navi 12 and an AMD Navi 14 graphics processor (GPU) have...
22:52 2019-09-20

Keke Palmer Is Gifting Us With "Sorry To This Man" Merch After Viral Video Keke Palmer is the gift that keeps on giving. Last week, the Hustlers actress went viral for her hilarious lie detector test, during which she was asked about former Vice President of the......
22:52 2019-09-20

What Makes Janice's Laugh on Friends So Memorable? Maggie Wheeler Has a Theory Maggie Wheeler can't escape Friends, but that's not a problem. "People stop me on the street and they say, 'Will you laugh? Will you do the oh my god?' whatever it is,......
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

| Zimbabwe's 'witch-hunt' against opponents Around 50 political opponents and unionists have been abducted in Zimbabwe this year. According to Amnesty International, they are victims of a "systematic and brutal crackdown on human rights" by the regime....
23:13 2019-09-20

Saudi Arabia shows media scorched oil facility site hit by drones Saudi Arabia took journalists on Friday to the site of a missile-and-drone strike on the kingdom's oil industry that shook global energy markets over the weekend....
23:13 2019-09-20

Considering Margaret Atwood and Uneasy Sisterhood In Margaret Atwood’s 1993 novel “The Robber Bride,” three women encounter the glamorous and destructive college friend they thought had died five years earlier. Lorrie Moore reviewed it....
23:13 2019-09-20

Jets’ Luke Falk has proved everyone wrong before Washington State coach Mike Leach saw one of his former pupils play well for the Jaguars on Thursday night and expects another to do the same thing for the Jets on Sunday. Gardner Minshew threw for two touchdowns to lead the Jaguars over the Titans on Thursday. Now, Luke Falk will try to pull off......
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

Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike Anxious about the future and angry about the failure to curb the crisis, hundreds of thousands joined an urgent call for action against climate change....
23:39 2019-09-20

Sieren’s China: A rocky silk road The West still regards China’s "New Silk Road" project with distrust but many countries are benefiting from Chinese investments, says DW’S Frank Sieren....
23:39 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

Hurricane Lorena threatens Mexican beach resorts of Los Cabos with heavy rain Hurricane Lorena churned close to the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Friday afternoon, threatening to lash the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos with high wind and heavy rains....
23:39 2019-09-20

Ships resume guiding vessels to Beaumont, Texas: U.S. Coast Guard Pilots resumed steering vessels along the ship channel to Beaumont, Texas, on Friday, one day after they stopped guiding vessels through the waterway connecting the Beaumont and Port Arthur refining hubs with the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
23:39 2019-09-20

Germany to raise incentives for buying electric cars: climate policy document The German government will raise incentives for buying electric cars under its new climate plan, as well as raising road tolls for trucks from 2023 and pumping money into rail operator Deutsche Bahn, a climate policy document seen by Reuters showed....
23:39 2019-09-20

Third Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Millions of protesters around the world took the day off school and work Friday to participate in the youth-led Global Climate Strike urging action to fight climate change....
23:39 2019-09-20

Ramp walks, dancing: Indian watchdog clamps down on flight crew TikTok videos India's aviation regulator has told airlines to crack down on the behavior of flight crew after several videos on popular Chinese video app TikTok showed crew members singing and dancing while on duty, a senior official told Reuters....
23:39 2019-09-20

CBI Records Statement Of Karnataka Revenue Secretary In IMA Case The CBI has questioned senior IAS officer Rajkumar Khatri, the Karnataka revenue secretary, in connection with a ponzi scam allegedly perpetrated by I-Monetary Advisory which duped investors promising......
23:39 2019-09-20

"BJP Has To Get Past Me To Touch You": Mamata Banerjee On NRC In Bengal West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday assured the people that National Register of Citizens will not be allowed in the state and the BJP would have to get past her if the party wants to......
23:39 2019-09-20

Biden mocks voter: 'You got the right candidate in Bernie ... and Elizabeth' CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Joe Biden mocked an Iowa woman, telling her she should back Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren after the voter defended "Medicare for all" health plans against Biden's criticisms....
00:00 2019-09-21

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel dismisses concerns over mental state as errors begin to pile up Sebastian Vettel has hit back at suggestions mental demons are to blame for the Formula One four-time world champion's slump this season ahead of Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix....
00:00 2019-09-21

Ireland duo Andrew Conway and Jordan Larmour won't let me down, insists boss Joe Schmidt Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says Andrew Conway and Jordan Larmour can fire his team to victory against Scotland on Sunday in the absence of Keith Earls and Rob Kearney....
00:00 2019-09-21

Rugby World Cup 2019 results and tables: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan this autumn, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to held in Asia....
00:00 2019-09-21

Inside the real Downton Abbey: England’s Highclere Castle If you’ve ever fancied yourself as “Downton Abbey’s” Lady Mary, or have a hankering to be naughty footman Thomas Barrow, fly over the pond to Hampshire, England, and head to Highclere Castle, home of the 8th Earl and Countess of Carnarvon. Highclere Castle, which plays the part of the ti...
00:26 2019-09-21

Pesticides could explain mystery ‘attack’ on US diplomats in Cuba: study Some 40 Canadian and US diplomats and their families stationed in Cuba may have not been victims of “sonic attacks” after all — but instead may have fallen ill from ingredients used in pesticides to ward off mosquitoes, a new study revealed. The Canadian study, first obtained by Radio-Canada&#...
00:26 2019-09-21

Hugo at 30: Remembering the first US modern hurricane COLUMBIA, S.C. — From evacuating hundreds of thousands of people from the coast to live TV coverage in the shrieking wind and rain, 1989′s Hurricane Hugo might have been the first US storm of the modern age. When it slammed into South Carolina just minutes before midnight on Sept. 21, 1989, Hugo’s 1...
00:26 2019-09-21

Royal Bank of Scotland names Alison Rose as new boss The Royal Bank of Scotland has named Alison Rose as its new chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
00:26 2019-09-21

Ganging up: Kavanaugh faces 2 more critical media books, from Wash Post, LA Times The publishing industry is bracing for a public push back on pending investigative books about Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the New York Times fumbled its debut of theirs....
00:52 2019-09-21

My partner tells other men that she loves them I found torrid messages between her and two other men, including a nude full-frontal of one of them. She dismisses it as a joke – but can I trust her?After a lifetime apart from my college darling, we reconnected by chance and picked up again, each of us divorced with grown children. I thought we we...
00:52 2019-09-21

My life in sex: ‘My partner’s lover visits our place once or twice a week’ The monogamous man in a three-way relationshipMy partner and I have been very much in love for about seven years. Early on, she told me about a man she had met briefly, years earlier, to whom she felt a sexual attraction unlike anything she had experienced before. Nothing happened, so it stayed an u...
00:52 2019-09-21

Multiple dead, critical injuries in Utah tour bus crash outside Bryce Canyon National Park Multiple rescue crews and emergency responders were called to the crash on State Route 12, the main highway to the park, located in central Utah.        ...
00:52 2019-09-21

NYC climate march joins global call for action A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, in New York, public school students join the global climate protest. Thousands of mostly young people marched through lower Manhattan, carrying signs and chanting. (Sept. 20)        ...
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

Hurricane Lorena headed toward popular Mexican tourist destination Cabo San Lucas Hurricane Lorena is headed toward popular Mexican tourist destination Los Cabos, forcing some flights to be canceled as locals prepare for rain        ...
00:52 2019-09-21

He loved weed. Then the vomiting began. Months later, he died Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, known as CHS, can arise in response to long-term cannabis use. It's what led to the death of Brian Smith Jr., 17.        ...
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

New details reported on Trump-Ukraine call as Dems clash with White House on complaint The controversy over President Trump’s mysterious call with a foreign leader that prompted a whistleblower complaint ratcheted up Friday afternoon as a new report said it involved Trump asking Ukraine numerous times in a single phone call to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son....
01:13 2019-09-21

Fantasy Football Week 3: Updated Trade Values Chart and Rest of Season Rankings In the wake of Antonio Brown's release from the Patriots, Dave Richard's Trade Values Chart alters the outlook for his old teammates, including Tom Brady....
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

State Department's top arms control official leaving post The U.S. under secretary of state for arms control and international security, Andrea Thompson, is leaving her post, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday....
01:13 2019-09-21

Warm freshwater can harbor dangerous parasite People who swim in warm freshwater lakes, ponds and hot springs should do their best to avoid getting water up their nose because it could transmit a deadly parasite, a U.S. case report suggests....
01:13 2019-09-21

'Little People, Big World' star Amy Roloff is engaged to boyfriend Chris Marek "Little People, Big World" mom Amy Roloff is engaged! The reality TV star, 55, says she was "thrilled" by the proposal by boyfriend Chris Marek.        ...
01:39 2019-09-21

Yes, Ryan Seacrest will be back as 'American Idol' host next season Despite rumors online that he was quitting "American Idol," Ryan Seacrest will be back on the ABC singing competition when it returns next year.        ...
01:39 2019-09-21

When are the Emmys? Everything you need to know before TV's biggest night When are the Emmys? Who are the main nominees? Will 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' win big? Here's everything you need to know.        ...
01:39 2019-09-21

Get 5% Back On Paypal, Chase Pay, And Department Store Purchases With Your Chase Freedom Chase has announced its Q4 bonus categories for the Chase Freedom card, and you’ll have the opportunity to get 5% back on Paypal, Chase Pay, and department store purchases from October through the end of the year, if you activate the offer here....
01:39 2019-09-21

Preorder LEGO's Enormous Star Destroyer Set, Get Free LEGOLAND or LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tickets LEGO’s upcoming 4784-piece Star Destroyer looks like one of the most stunning LEGO Star Wars sets in a long and rich tradition of amazing LEGO Star Wars sets, and if you preorder it through LEGO today, you’ll get double VIP points with a free LEGO VIP account....
01:39 2019-09-21

5 new releases we love: Brittany Howard goes solo, Vivian Girls return to form, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
01:39 2019-09-21

As Taiwan Loses Influence, China Gains Ground in Race With U.S. Two Pacific nations severed ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing this week, boosting China in its contest with the United States for influence in the region....
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

Billionaire keeps promise to wipe out student loan debt for 2019 Morehouse graduates Robert Smith, the private equity billionaire and philanthropist who shocked Morehouse College at their May graduation when he pledged to pay off their student loans, followed through on his promise....
02:00 2019-09-21

4 dead in Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda brings catastrophic flooding At least four people are dead in Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda brought catastrophic flooding to the region onTuesday, and hundreds of residents are still displaced from their homes....
02:00 2019-09-21

Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent Hundreds of protesters gathered in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday shouting anti-government slogans, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government corruption, witnesses and residents said....
02:00 2019-09-21

Canada's Trudeau pledges assault rifle ban, pivots campaign amid blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles in the country's most ethnically diverse city in a bid to get his campaign back on issue....
02:00 2019-09-21

Talks ‘going backwards’ as UK asks EU to keep its proposals secret Downing Street tells Brussels ‘confidential’ documents must not be shared with 27 statesDowning Street’s secrecy over its Brexit proposals has caused a fresh rupture in the negotiations in Brussels, a leaked email reveals, as EU officials warned that the talks are “going backwards”.The row was spark...
02:26 2019-09-21

Group of US women sue 'amateur' porn producer over 'coercion and lies' San Diego court hears GirlsDoPorn released ‘amateur-style’ films of the women online, despite allegedly promising they would only be seen on specialist DVDs US porn makers are being sued for $22m (£17.5m) over allegations that they lied and coerced a group of young women into making “amateur-style” ...
02:26 2019-09-21

Area 51 raid: people gather near US military base to 'see them aliens' Photographer said it was unclear if arrests were made as crowd gathered at 3am Friday in response to hoax to ‘raid’ the baseAbout 75 people arrived early on Friday at a gate at the once secret Area 51 military base in Nevada at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to se...
02:26 2019-09-21

'Out of control police department': Vallejo faces new claims of racial profiling and brutality Behind the killing of Willie McCoy lies a pattern of discrimination and brutality exhibited by police, allege residents suing the cityThe Vallejo police department has been under intensifying scrutiny since the fatal shooting of Willie McCoy, the 20-year-old who had been sleeping in his car when pol...
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

Trump v California: president tries to turn 'resistance' into 2020 advantage On a rare visit to the state where he faces almost certain defeat Trump attacked the handling of homelessness – and raised millions from rich Republican donorsDonald Trump is the president of the United States but it can sometimes seem that he is not the president of the Golden state.On a rare two-d...
02:26 2019-09-21

Corbyn allies in bid to scrap Tom Watson's deputy leader post Momentum’s Jon Lansman has tabled a motion at Labour’s NEC for job to be abolishedLabour has been plunged into a fresh civil war on the eve of its annual conference, as allies of Jeremy Corbyn launched a bid to abolish Tom Watson’s post of deputy leader.Jon Lansman, founder of the pro-Corbyn campaig...
02:26 2019-09-21

Argentina police arrest gang accused of smuggling cocaine in plastic penises Police say they seized the cocaine-loaded penises at the home of a couple who managed a Peruvian restaurantPolice in Argentina have arrested members of a gang of drug dealers accused of smuggling cocaine hidden inside plastic penises.The cocaine-loaded members, of the kind found as costume adornment...
02:26 2019-09-21

Why Joe Biden’s Slow-Paced Campaign Hasn’t Slumped Joe Biden’s campaign these days looks more like an incumbent seeking re-election than an upstart hopeful. The former Vice President’s campaign is holding fewer events in early nominating states than his rivals. He’s spending a ton of time raising cash from deep-pocketed donors. His...
02:52 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 to deter Iran's increasingly aggressive behavior in the region, top military officials said Friday night....
02:52 2019-09-21

NFL bans on-field pyrotechnics after Titans’ fire incident No playing with fire, at least temporarily. The NFL banned all flame effects and pyrotechnics on its fields for at least the short term, as an ongoing investigation into a fire at the Titans’ Nissan Stadium in Week 2 continues. A pre-game pyrotechnic machine caught fire on Sunday during the player i...
02:52 2019-09-21

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps following personal data investigation The apps, which may have mishandled users’ personal data, vastly outnumber the hundreds that Facebook previously said it had taken action against in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. But the company gave little detail about what the apps had done wrong, or even the names of the apps....
02:52 2019-09-21

How to Make Your Own Stuffed Crust Pizza The greatest gift that home cooking has to give is happiness, and few things make people happier than a slice of pizza. So, on this National Pepperoni Pizza Day, I’d like to talk about just how easy it is to make pizza at home—even a fully loaded, stuffed-crust monstrosity....
02:52 2019-09-21

What Exactly Is the National Debt? Among the near-constant discussion of an impending recession, you may have noticed some rumbling about our worsening national deficit. But you may be confused about how that national debt happens, and what it means for how the country’s finances are run....
02:52 2019-09-21

How to Be a Whistleblower Whistleblowing seems to be in the news a lot, lately. And it makes us ordinary schmoes wonder: How would we handle ratting out our colleagues, or our superiors, if we had to—either to protect other consumers and citizens or merely to cover yourself? If a worker sees some dirty deeds and want to call...
02:52 2019-09-21

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

Indonesian president orders delay on vote criminalizing sex outside marriage Indonesia’s president pushed Friday for parliament to delay its vote on a controversial bill that would criminalize sex outside of marriage. President Joko Widodo announced that 14 articles of the bill needed further review after various groups ordered his minister “to perfect” it. A vote on the bil...
02:52 2019-09-21

I Crushed A Car With A Tank, And I Would Highly Recommend Doing So If You Get The Chance On a serious and not at all joking note, I’ve actually never driven a tank or an armored personnel carrier before, despite writing about them every so often. I expected to feel absolutely powerful while driving one. I was so right....
02:52 2019-09-21

US announces more sanctions against Iran following Saudi attacks US President Donald Trump has called them the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country." The announcement was made in a wide-ranging press conference with Australian PM Scott Morrison....
03:13 2019-09-21

Watch: 'Backhoe Challenge' features operators showing off precision A Backhoe Challenge event in Pennsylvania called on operators to complete tasks including filling wine glasses from a bottle hooked to the teeth of a backhoe's bucket....
03:13 2019-09-21

Fund managers gird for long trade war after FedEx slide A profit warning and muted outlook from package delivery company FedEx Corp is prompting some high-profile fund managers to prepare for the trade war between the United States and China to last longer than many had originally anticipated....
03:13 2019-09-21

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....
03:13 2019-09-21

Fed's Rosengren flags risks to economy in WeWork-style model The rise in co-working spaces, like those offered by WeWork, may be a source of financial instability that could make the next U.S. recession worse by sparking a run on commercial real estate, Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said on Friday....
03:13 2019-09-21

Saudi Aramco sees full oil production from attacked sites by end September Saudi state oil company Aramco said it will bring back by end September full crude output at Abqaiq and Khurais, the two oil facilities damaged by attacks last weekend that U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
03:13 2019-09-21

Vettel leads Ferrari's Singapore charge but Mercedes on top Sebastian Vettel led Ferrari’s charge in practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday but the German’s Formula One victory drought, already more than a year long, still looked set to continue....
03:39 2019-09-21

ATP roundup: Federer, Team Europe grab Laver Cup lead With the help of Roger Federer in doubles action, Team Europe took a 3-1 lead Friday over Team World after the first day of the Laver Cup in Geneva, Switzerland....
03:39 2019-09-21

Athletics: I was the right person to reshape athletics, says Coe Sebastian Coe will be re-elected unopposed as IAAF President on Wednesday and has talked to Reuters in an extensive interview about the challenges and achievements of his tenure and what is in his "in-tray" for the next four years....
03:39 2019-09-21

McLaren GT: Introducing the World's Most Civilized Supercar Evolving from the pavement-scraping speed demons McLaren has always unleashed, the new GT-series of cars will be the first into which one can fit a golf bag. Columnist Dan Neil drives the suburban supercar to Cannes....
04:00 2019-09-21

Rihanna’s dress-pants combo is the latest trend we hate to see Yes, Rihanna wears the pants — under dresses. While in Seoul, where she is celebrating Fenty Beauty’s South Korean launch, the pop star-turned-CEO turned heads in a sexy Jacquemus hot-pink gown, from the It designer’s 10th-anniversary collection, unbuttoned to show a pair of baggy cargo pants. This ...
04:00 2019-09-21

Facebook suspends ‘tens of thousands’ of apps after Cambridge Analytica investigation The apps, which were made by about 400 developers, were suspended after an investigation looking into apps that accessed users' data. Facebook says the investigation is ongoing and it has looked at millions of apps so far....
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

Melania Trump makes waves in J Mendel gown for second state dinner Melania Trump wears a J Mendel gown for the Trumps' second state dinner, which honored Australia and took place under the stars in the Rose Garden.        ...
04:00 2019-09-21

Jennifer Lopez stuns on Milan Fashion Week runway in new version of iconic Versace dress Nearly 20 years after she wore THAT gown to the 2000 Grammy Awards, Jennifer Lopez hit the runway at Milan Fashion Week Friday in a similar version.        ...
04:00 2019-09-21

Kim Kardashian recalls 'emotional' reunion with O.J. Simpson and her sisters Kim Kardashian joined Jonathan Cheban's podcast "Foodgod: OMFG" and talked about a tearful, "emotional" reunion with O.J. Simpson.        ...
04:00 2019-09-21

Famous people with the same names, from 2 Harrison Fords to Anne Hathaway's predecessor According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 150,000 last names and at least 5,100 first names in common use in America. It stands to reason there would be a number of identical names. 24/7 Tempo has gathered 14 examples, both British and American.        ...
04:00 2019-09-21

In Nevada desert, Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters; three arrested UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities continued to pour into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only three people arrested....
04:39 2019-09-21

Two killed, seven wounded in two Washington, DC shootings; police seek suspects: reports Two shootings in Washington, D.C. left two people dead and seven injured late on Thursday, reports by police and several media outlets said, as authorities on Friday hunted for a pair of suspects from one of the attacks likely armed with an assault rifle....
04:39 2019-09-21

How Trump and Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate the president’s rivals New revelations about the president’s efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political opponents....
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

Hawk fully recovered after rescue from lightning-struck tree TUCSON — A hawk that was rescued from a tree that was struck by lightning in July, has fully recovered at the Tucson Wildlife Center. Officials say the hawk was asleep in a tree near Prince and Campbell, when the tree was struck by lightning. Firefighters found the red-tailed hawk injured unde...
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

| Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy review Facebook says 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....
04:39 2019-09-21

| Explosive find | Cocaine in rocket transport ship A stash of cocaine has been found in a ship used to transport rocket elements to and from the European spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana, South America, officials announced....
04:39 2019-09-21

Barca's Valverde risks Spain club versus country row over Fati "BARCELONA, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has risked a club versus country dispute with Spain after suggesting he does not want 16-year-old striker Ansu Fati to be called up for next month\u0027s Under-17 World Cup."...
05:00 2019-09-21

U.S. Agreement With El Salvador Seeks to Divert Asylum Seekers An agreement between the United States and El Salvador will prevent migrants from crossing the southwestern border by requiring them to seek protection in El Salvador first....
05:00 2019-09-21

Want to Hold Your Own 2020 Caucus? Now You Can (if You’re an Iowan) Iowa Democrats are trying to make the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest more accessible by allowing some voters to organize satellite caucuses....
05:00 2019-09-21

Yankees’ Domingo German Is Likely to Miss Rest of the Season German, who was placed on administrative leave on Thursday under the M.L.B. domestic violence policy, could return, but the Yankees are making plans to play without him....
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

‘What can you do?’: Solutions scarce as NHL goalie concussions rise Just two goaltenders were concussed in 2016-17, missing a total of 15 games, but over the past two seasons, 14 different goalies missed a total of 276 games with a concussion or head injury caused by everything from elbows and knees to pucks off their helmets....
05:26 2019-09-21

Africa's Tallest Building Will Feature A 3-Floor Penthouse Africa's tallest building is set to open next month as its developers seek to cash in on security fears and traffic jams by building a high-rise residential and retail complex in the heart of......
06:00 2019-09-21

Israel's Arabs Could Lead Parliamentary Opposition, In A Historic First Israel's Arab parties are set to be the largest non-ruling bloc in parliament - and could even lead the opposition - if a national unity government emerges from Tuesday's election....
06:00 2019-09-21

UAW cites some progress in GM talks With the union's strike against the automaker now in its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes cautioned Thursday that several issues remain unresolved and negotiations aimed at ending the walkout could stretch into the weekend and beyond....
06:00 2019-09-21

Northrop Grumman's Orbital Sciences Corp wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Orbital Sciences Corp, a unit of Northrop Grumman Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
06:26 2019-09-21

UPDATE 1-Fed's Rosengren flags risks to economy in WeWork-style model The rise in co-working spaces, like those offered by WeWork, may be a source of financial instability that could make the next U.S. recession worse by sparking a run on commercial real estate, Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren said on Friday....
06:26 2019-09-21

Democrats promote unionizing entire industries with 'sectoral bargaining' Cory Booker has become the latest Democratic presidential candidate to back unionizing entire industries by supporting a concept called "sectoral bargaining." The idea dates back to the 1930s and involves the federal government creating union-management committees that would set wages and other work...
06:26 2019-09-21

Surprise! 'AGT' runner-up Detroit Youth Choir to receive $1 million anyway Detroit is serving up a $1 million endowment for Detroit Youth Choir following its second-place finish on "AGT."        ...
07:13 2019-09-21

Blackstone: Even a 'smaller' US-China deal could be good for business confidence Blackstone Executive Vice Chairman Tony James says he's less optimistic now than before that the U.S.-China trade war could be resolved, but even a smaller deal could help lift sentiment....
07:39 2019-09-21

Bus filled with Chinese tourists crashes in Utah; four killed A bus carrying Chinese tourists careened off a road and crashed near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah on Friday, killing four people and injuring the remaining 26 people aboard, several of them critically, authorities reported....
07:39 2019-09-21

U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and U.S. officials have blamed on Iran....
07:39 2019-09-21

Mark von Hagen, Critic of Times’s Stalin Coverage, Dies at 65 A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be....
07:39 2019-09-21

Distressed Debt Trading Overshadows Corporate Bond Market A sharp rally in the bonds of three distressed companies—McDermott International, California Resources and PG&E—dominated trading in the corporate bond market....
07:39 2019-09-21

Hundreds of Thousands Demand Climate Action in Massive Youth-Led Strikes Around the World After years of equivocation on climate issues by politicians and leaders around the world, young people have had enough. That’s the message from the young leaders of Friday’s global climate protests, which drew hundreds of thousands of people to climate “strikes” around the w...
08:00 2019-09-21

‘This Is an Emergency. Our House Is on Fire.’ Greta Thunberg Addresses New York’s Climate Strike On Friday, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world took part in strikes to demand action on climate change. More than 4,500 strikes were planned worldwide in over 120 countries, and more than 500 strikes are registered in the U.S. alone. The strike, which is organized by The Climate ...
08:00 2019-09-21

‘Meet Me In the Bathroom’ exhibit is more than a filthy, graffiti’d stall Lizzy Goodman, author of “Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011,” is standing in a filthy, graffiti’d bathroom stall pointing out director Spike Jonze’s snapshots of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs plastered on its walls. Then she moves to another stall to touch up her ma...
08:00 2019-09-21