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'The Bold and the Beautiful' is blasting back to South Africa with the American weekday soap finding a new home on Vodacom's Video Play streaming service....

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FA 100: CNBC ranks the top-rated financial advisory firms of 2019 The CNBC FA 100 ranking celebrates financial advisory firms that top the list when it comes to comprehensive service that helps clients navigate complex financial lives, using data culled from thousands of firms and provided by AccuPoint Solutions....
17:00 2019-10-10

BMW will boost sales of large crossovers to cover shift to electrification High-end models will help the automaker fight flagging profits and support a 12-billion-euro ($14 billion) cost-cutting drive in the push toward EVs....
17:00 2019-10-10

Justin Bieber left a spicy comment on a shirtless Instagram picture of Miley Cyrus' new boyfriend, Cody Simpson Gotham/GC Images, Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images, and Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Singer Justin Bieber is trying to go on a double date with Australian musician Cody Simpson and Miley Cyrus, who just recently started dating. "Ur body is a wonderland," Bieber commented on a shirtless photo Simpson ...
17:00 2019-10-10

One of the best boxers on the planet is 'seriously injured' in hospital after being ejected from his Ferrari during a high-speed crash Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images Errol Spence was rushed to a hospital Thursday after crashing his Ferrari at high speed in Dallas. The vehicle "flipped multiple times" and ejected Spence, the 29-year-old is "expected to live," ESPN reports. His boxing rivals were quick to send prayers for a spe...
17:00 2019-10-10

Filming the new James Bond movie prompted a terror scare at an air force base in England after the crew accidentally left a van behind Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Images RAF Brize Norton was temporarily put on lockdown Tuesday evening while a suspicious vehicle was investigated on the base, The Sun's David Willetts and John Lucas reported. It turned out to be a van accidentally left behind by the crew of the new Jam...
17:00 2019-10-10

UnitedHealthcare is adding to its list of digital benefits This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here. Private insurers touting Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are gearing up...
17:00 2019-10-10

Our Riverdale podcast, Dial M For Maple, is back for the show's lovely tribute to Luke Perry No matter how zany the last season of Riverdale got, it was always under the somber shadow of the sudden and untimely passing of Luke Perry. Perry’s performance as Fred Andrews was like a constant warm hug, which made him the true beating heart of Riverdale. Respectfully, the show proceeded as plann...
17:00 2019-10-10

Abandoned in London as a child, Efe Obada returns as NFL player An acquaintance persuaded Obada, trafficked as a child, to come to a semipro practice. Five years later, he's back in London as an NFL defensive end....
17:26 2019-10-10

Fire at Harlem NYCHA complex leaves man dead: cops A man was killed when a blaze broke out at a public housing complex in Manhattan, police said Thursday. Emergency crews rushed to a fire in the bedroom of a fourth-floor apartment of the Park East Houses on E. 122nd Street in Harlem at about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, officials said. After putting out ...
17:26 2019-10-10

Fabio Fognini spits towards umpire, mocks fan as bad-boy antics continue "After his heated row with Andy Murray on Tuesday, it looked like Fabio Fognini\u0027s emotions were still on a high in his match against Karen Khachanov on Wednesday at the Shanghai Masters."...
17:26 2019-10-10

Southwest Airlines flight diverted after intoxicated passenger assaults other travelers, police say The Southwest Airlines flight from Dallas was headed to Los Angeles International Airport when it had to make an unplanned stop in Tucson, Arizona.       ...
17:26 2019-10-10

| England coach Silverwood targets Ashes success under Root New England coach Chris Silverwood says his priority is to help Test captain Joe Root as they target a successful Ashes campaign in Australia in two years' time....
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| Experience will be key for SA Women's Sevens Having played in the stadium before will have a huge influence in the SA Women's Sevens squad's ability to adapt to the the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens tournament....
17:52 2019-10-10

Even Occasional Drinking During Pregnancy May Cause Harm: Study According to a latest study, even small amounts of alcohol consumed during 'special occasions' could cause insulin-resistance during pregnancy, which increases the likelihood of diabetes....
17:52 2019-10-10

Islamic State 'Beatles' captured in Syria, placed in U.S. custody Two accused British-born terrorist fighters, known in some circles as the "Islamic State Beatles," have been captured in Syria and removed in U.S. custody....
17:52 2019-10-10

UPDATE 2-Brazil raises $2.2 bln in oil auction; Total, Petronas invest big Ten companies on Thursday agreed to pay more than $2 billion for the exploration and production rights in 12 offshore oil blocks in Brazil, in what could be a promising sign for even bigger upcoming oil auctions....
18:13 2019-10-10

Nets-Lakers game in China sidesteps Hong Kong in NBA preseason marked by tension A broadcast of a National Basketball Association (NBA) preseason game in Shanghai on Thursday avoided mention of Hong Kong in an event preceded by intense backlash from the Chinese government and fans over a team executive's tweet in support of Hong Kong pro-Democracy protesters....
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CORRECTED-BRIEF-Oncosec says China Grand Pharmaceutical And Healthcare Holdings to invest $30 Mln in Co * ONCOSEC ANNOUNCES $30 MILLION USD STRATEGIC INVESTMENT AT A PREMIUM TO MARKET BY CHINA GRAND PHARMACEUTICAL AND HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS (CGP) IN CONNECTION WITH EXCLUSIVE LICENSE TO TAVO™ IN GREATER CHINA AND 35 OTHER ASIAN COUNTRIES...
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Trump shocks Kirk Cousins with phone call after beating Giants: ‘Are you serious?’ Kirk Cousins couldn’t believe it. The Vikings quarterback had just led Minnesota to a road win over the Giants on Sunday when he got word from his agent that President Trump, with whom Cousins once played golf, wanted to speak with him. “My agent just texted me and said, ‘Hey, call...
18:13 2019-10-10

More footballers should join Raheem Sterling in raising mental health awareness, says Brentford's Sergi Canos Brentford forward Sergi Canos has called on more footballers to follow his and England star Raheem Sterling's lead by raising awareness about mental health in the game....
18:13 2019-10-10

In Hateful Screed, German Synagogue Attacker Sought Wide Audience The gunman who fatally shot two people made clear that he chose his target intending to kill as many Jews as possible and that he hoped to impress extremists beyond Germany....
18:13 2019-10-10

Two Giuliani associates linked to Ukraine investigations indicted on campaign finance charges Two associates of Rudy Giuliani who have been linked to his investigations in Ukraine have been indicted for campaign finance violations, according to court documents released Thursday....
18:39 2019-10-10

US game maker Activision Blizzard's ban of pro-Hong Kong player draws criticism The U.S.-based gaming giant Activision Blizzard -- which made a player forfeit $10,000 in prize money and banned him from a game for one year after he voiced support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong -- was slammed by critics Tuesday who accused the company of prioritizing its pursuit of busin...
18:39 2019-10-10

‘Joker’ crew member shares fun behind-the-scenes info in impromptu Reddit AMA Joker, out in cinemas, is a divisive sensation you shouldn’t miss out on, especially if you’re into comic book films. But unlike other titles from the DC or Marvel universes, Joker also appeals to people who really don’t care about superheroes. Without spoiling any of it, the film ...
18:39 2019-10-10

US and China could reach a 'fragile agreement,' says Eurasia Group The deal could involve China buying more American farm goods and a delay in raising U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods that are slated for Oct. 15, said Michael Hirson of Eurasia Group....
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Trump to meet with top Chinese official as trade talks reach critical stage Top White House officials met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Thursday as President Trump signaled that a trade agreement may follow, buoying U.S. stock markets after a chaotic 12 hours. The highl......
18:39 2019-10-10

Huawei is about to unveil an all-screen phone design like nothing we’ve ever seen before Huawei recently unveiled the Mate 30 series, which includes the Mate 30 Pro flagship that’s supposed to compete directly against flagship phones like the iPhone 11 and Galaxy Note 10. However, the handset has a huge problem in western markets, and that’s the software. While it may all be...
18:39 2019-10-10

Governance and compliance in a hybrid cloud era As some cloud workloads move back on-prem, enterprises look to automation tools to maintain policy adherence and to keep data safe across cloud boundaries.Read More...
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How Typhoon Hagibis may affect Japan travel As "violent" Typhoon Hagibis threatens to wreak havoc in Japan, travelers may find themselves having to change plans at the last minute. The typhoon, which is the strongest of the 2019 season thus far, is expected to make landfall in Japan on Saturday....
19:00 2019-10-10

Ford expands mobility work to Austin and Ann Arbor The automaker is testing autonomous cars in Austin, Miami, and Washington DC and working with leaders in five cities to test its data analysis platform....
19:26 2019-10-10

Irish PM 'now absolutely convinced' Johnson wants Brexit deal Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is "now absolutely convinced" the UK wants a Brexit deal - which is "possible" by 31 October - following talks with Boris Johnson....
19:26 2019-10-10

Biles dominant in 5th all-around world title win Simone Biles won her fifth all-around title at the gymnastics world championships Thursday, underlining her status as the clear favorite for next year's Olympic gold medal....
19:52 2019-10-10

Cardinals player streams manager Mike Shildt's expletive-filled postgame speech St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt had his expletive-filled postgame speech after his team won Game 5 of the NLDS livestreamed by a player.       ...
19:52 2019-10-10

Pakistan's Gwadar Port Officially Opens For Commercial Shipping Pakistan's Gwadar Port, a key part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, has officially opened for commercial shipping and is expecting its first vessel this month....
19:52 2019-10-10

South Africa's Gupta Family Blacklisted By US Over Widespread Corruption The US on Thursday announced sanctions against South Africa's high-profile Indian-origin Gupta family for running a "significant corruption network" that leveraged its political connections to engage......
19:52 2019-10-10

Nor'easter slamming coastal New England with howling wind, drenching rain A potent, slow-moving nor'easter continued to pound coastal New England on Thursday with heavy rain, rough surf and howling winds.        ...
19:52 2019-10-10

Air-breathing fish to feral hogs: The invasive species you're actually supposed to kill With news of an air-breathing snakehead fish discovered in Georgia, it begs the question: What other invasive species are people supposed to kill?        ...
19:52 2019-10-10

Factbox: The Giuliani associates arrested on U.S. campaign finances charges Two foreign-born businessmen associated with U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on federal charges that they conspired to funnel foreign money to U.S. political candidates, authorities said on Thursday....
20:39 2019-10-10

U.S. appeals court won't disqualify judge in opioid cases or delay trial A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for a landmark trial over the nation's opioid crisis, rejecting a bid by eight drug sellers to disqualify the judge, and a request by Ohio and other U.S. states to delay the Oct. 21 trial....
20:39 2019-10-10

GM CEO Mary Barra called secret meeting with UAW to end strike General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra this week secretly met with brass from the United Auto Workers for the first time since the union called a strike last month that has idled more than 46,000 employees, The Post has learned. In an unusual move that union officials took as a positive step, Bar...
20:39 2019-10-10

Conservation finance: Seychelles' troubled waters The Seychelles was the first country to issue a debt-for-nature swap to protect its marine environment; it was also the first to issue a blue bond, raising capital to finance sustainable marine and ocean-related projects. But can it overcome the teething problems and provide a model other island nat...
20:39 2019-10-10

German synagogue gunman inspired by New Zealand attack: federal prosecutor A hate-filled gunman accused of killing two people on Yom Kippur near a German synagogue was inspired by the massacre at a New Zealand mosque in March and livesteamed his attack to incite more copycats, prosecutors said Thursday. Stephan Balliet, 27, arrived at German federal court via police helico...
20:39 2019-10-10

Kansas girl hauled out of school in handcuffs for making finger gun with her hands A 12-year-old Kansas girl was hauled out of school in handcuffs and charged with a felony — for making a finger gun with her hands, according to reports. The unidentified Overland Park youngster made the gesture during a class discussion last month in which another student asked which classmat...
20:39 2019-10-10

Joshua Brown death: Amber Guyger trial witness had extensive criminal record Joshua Brown, the Dallas man gunned down 10 days after taking the stand in the high-profile Amber Guyger trial, had an extensive criminal history, according to a new report. Legal documents obtained by local station WFAA reveal that Brown himself was no stranger to law enforcement — and was ar...
20:39 2019-10-10

Bed Bath & Beyond the Ordinary Short Squeeze Bed Bath & Beyond, a popular stock to bet against for years, surged 25% Thursday, a day after the retailer tapped Target’s Mark Tritton as its next chief executive....
20:39 2019-10-10

Employers Try New Perk for Workers With Student Loans Many workers with student loans postpone saving for retirement. Now, a handful of companies are trying to prevent them from falling behind on retirement savings by matching their student-loan repayments with contributions to a 401(k) plan....
20:39 2019-10-10

Saudi women allowed to join military in latest ease on restrictions Following a string of updates to Saudi Arabian laws that loosen restrictions on women, the Middle Eastern country has unveiled another--permission for women to join the military....
21:00 2019-10-10

Japanese ninja student gets top grade for ‘blank’ essay written using secret technique A Japanese university student of ninja history got an “A” for handing in what appeared to be a blank paper, but which her professor then realized was written using an old ninja technique: invisible ink....
21:00 2019-10-10

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 150 Kurdish fighters dead, officials say Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages along its border....
21:00 2019-10-10

Lupita Nyong’o is the only good part about ‘Little Monsters’ The zombie genre may be shambling on long past its expiration date, but there’s still always room for another good zom-com. Unfortunately, “Little Monsters” doesn’t have too many ideas beyond casting Lupita Nyong’o as an undead-slaying and ukulele-playing kindergarten t...
21:00 2019-10-10

Maybe It's Not That Complicated Over the last few days, many people in the NBA and wider sports media world have settled on a basic talking point when discussing the ongoing international incident that Rockets GM Daryl Morey kicked off when he tweeted a message of support for pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong: It’s complicated...
21:00 2019-10-10

Naomi Osaka to choose Japan nationality for Tokyo Olympics Tennis star Naomi Osaka has decided to take sole Japanese nationality over US citizenship with a view to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, according to Japanese public broadcaster NHK....
21:00 2019-10-10

Trump travels to liberal Minneapolis for his first rally since the impeachment probe began Unlike most of his events held in Republican strongholds, Trump selected a congressional district for Thursday night’s rally that he lost by 55 points in 2016....
21:00 2019-10-10

Lawmakers Hone Their Messaging On Impeachment Democratic Congressman Tom Malinowski had planned to spend the October recess traveling around his majority-Republican New Jersey district talking about the federal legislative issues that affect his constituents. But on Sept. 24, when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched an impeachment inquiry into ...
21:26 2019-10-10

Listen to Lizzo and more narrate the Statue of Liberty poem Jessica Chastain, Monica Lewinsky, Lizzo, Andy Cohen and have teamed up to narrate "The New Colossus," the poem that sits at the base of the Statue of Liberty....
21:26 2019-10-10

Issa Rae can now be your Google Assistant If you've ever heard Issa Rae's voice in your head during an awkward moment in life, here's some good news: Now, you can have the gift of her wisdom any time you want....
21:26 2019-10-10

Engineers put Leonardo da Vinci’s bridge design to the test In 1502 A.D., Sultan Bayezid II sent out the Renaissance equivalent of a government RFP (request for proposals), seeking a design for a bridge to connect Istanbul with its neighbor city Galata. Leonardo da Vinci, already a well-known artist and inventor, came up with a novel bridge design that he de...
21:26 2019-10-10

Vaping-related deaths surge to 26, with 1,299 reported U.S. illnesses, CDC says The number of deaths linked to vaping-related lung injury has soared to 26, and the number of confirmed and probable cases has risen to 1,299 reported in 49 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
21:26 2019-10-10

OnePlus 7T Pro launch live blog: the event as it happened OnePlus has chosen an odd release schedule for its latest series of phones choosing to unveil the OnePlus 7T at its own event in September and then choosing to unveil the OnePlus 7T Pro today.The company has now officially unveiled the OnePlus 7T Pro on stage as well as release date details for the ...
21:26 2019-10-10

Huawei has no intention to be a data centre colocation operator Huawei has no intention to become a data centre (colocation) operator and aims to be a data centre facility technology provider and build data centre facilities for telcos, enterprises and governments globally, a top company official said.“If a technology provider also becomes the colocation ...
21:26 2019-10-10

Healthcare spending growth of $750 billion in 2020 is a big opportunity for medtech Growth in healthcare spending across the globe is set to surge massively in the near future, presenting major challenges for governments – but equally big opportunities for digital tools and medical technology.A new report from Lux Research estimates that global healthcare expenditure will in...
21:26 2019-10-10

Kortney Olson is crushing it: 'It's about them experiencing true female strength' A wave of super strong female athletes are smashing sizing stereotypes, and changing the way other women work out A woman in activewear crosses the street towards a car with blacked-out windows and no licence plates and says to the man inside, “Did you just catcall me?”When he reluctantly confirms t...
21:52 2019-10-10

Apple just released iOS 13.2 developer beta 2 The release cycle for iOS 13 betas has mercifully slowed down a bit ever since iOS 13.1 rolled out to the public a few weeks ago, but there’s always more work to be done. And speaking of which, just a week after Apple gave developers access to the first iOS 13.2 developer beta, the second bega...
21:52 2019-10-10

Voters Near Baton Rouge Want Better Schools. First, They Need a New City. A group has tried unsuccessfully for years to create a new school district in East Baton Rouge Parish. This time, they want to establish a city of their own....
22:13 2019-10-10

U.S. and China May Be Headed for Mini-Deal on Trade This Week A U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said a limited deal that would prevent President Trump’s planned tariff increase this month and set rules around how China manages its currency could be announced....
22:13 2019-10-10

As Elizabeth Warren Rises, the G.O.P. Deploys an Old Tactic Republicans are attacking Ms. Warren over authenticity, a sexist trope in politics, much like they did with Hillary Clinton. Ms. Warren has used those attacks to rally supporters....
22:13 2019-10-10

What Jane Sanders Is Telling Bernie Sanders About His 2020 Bid Jane Sanders, long an influential force in her husband’s political life, has recently been instrumental in shaping decisions about his health issues, his campaign and the flow of information to the public....
22:13 2019-10-10

Best Ultrabooks 2019: the top thin and light laptops reviewed The best Ultrabooks are more than just status symbols. These stylish and svelte laptops are also capable of delivering excellent performance for productivity and to see you through your creative endeavors. As they’re feathery-light and compact, they’re the ultimate grab and go dev...
22:13 2019-10-10

Ang Lee has a new religion in digital. Will anyone follow? Ang Lee has found a new religion in digital filmmaking. But after brutal responses from critics and little evidence of audience support, can he find any followers?...
22:13 2019-10-10

Taiwan president rejects China's offer of ‘one country, two systems’ Taiwan’s president on Thursday delivered a fiery rebuke to China’s offer of a “one country, two systems” formula to unify the self-governing island with the mainland, saying that such a framework has taken Hong Kong to “the brink of disorder.”...
22:39 2019-10-10

U.S. Air Force hits all 2019 recruitment goals The U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service joined the Army by surpassing its 2019 recruiting goal, with more than 34,000 airmen enlisting as the branch employed its Total Force approach for the first time....
22:39 2019-10-10

Humpback whale found in Thames died after being hit by a ship: scientists A humpback whale found dead in the River Thames just east of London had likely been struck by a ship, scientists who conducted an autopsy on the animal said on Thursday....
22:39 2019-10-10

Indonesia green group calls for probe into death of activist Indonesia's biggest environmental group on Thursday called for an independent investigation into the death of one of its activists after pointing out suspicious circumstances and saying his work could have made him a target....
22:39 2019-10-10

Revealed: top UK thinktank spent decades undermining climate science Institute of Economic Affairs has links to 14 members of Boris Johnson’s cabinetHow vested interests tried to turn the world against climate scienceThe UK’s most influential conservative thinktank has published at least four books, as well as multiple articles and papers, over two decades suggesting...
22:39 2019-10-10

Viral influencer Blippi is so fake, he hired an impersonator This kid-friendly internet star did a bait and switch. Tot influencer Blippi has amassed 250,000 Instagram followers and more than 5.7 million YouTube subscribers with “educational” videos featuring him visiting bakeries, aquariums and farms, and generally being enthused in the context o...
22:39 2019-10-10

Ransomware: Prepare for hackers launching even more destructive malware attacks The 'wiper' ransomware used in state-backed attacks like NotPetya is gaining round among cyber criminals, warns EU law enforcement annual cybercrime report....
22:39 2019-10-10

France detects mild bird flu virus on duck farm: OIE France has detected a low-pathogenic H5 bird flu virus on a duck farm in the centre of the country, the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from the French agriculture ministry....
23:00 2019-10-10

International donors pledge $14 billion to tackle AIDS: Macron International donors pledged around $14 billion to fight AIDS on Thursday, French President Emmanuel Macron told a donors' conference in city of Lyon....
23:00 2019-10-10

The Definitive Guide to Conveying Your True Feelings With Work-Appropriate Emails Tact is a lost art and so is professional pettyism within the workplace. Anyone employed in a semi-reputable work environment will tell you that email wars are real—very real....
23:00 2019-10-10

Baltimore’s Top Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Moves to Throw Out Nearly 800 Cases Involving Tainted Cops In the wake of a massive police scandal, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby is asking the courts to toss out nearly 800 criminal cases linked to Baltimore cops her office believes cannot be trusted....
23:00 2019-10-10

Google Maps now gives better voice directions for people with impaired vision Google updated Google Maps on iPhone and Android with better spoken voice navigation to help people with impaired vision, or anyone who needs extra assitance, like tourists in a foreign city....
23:00 2019-10-10

Zelenskiy says never met Giuliani associates arrested in the U.S. Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he had never met arrested businessmen Lev Parnas or Igor Fruman, who have been helping President Donald Trump's personal lawyer investigate political rival Joe Biden....
23:26 2019-10-10

Explainer: How Trump used the U.S. government to chase conspiracy theories President Donald Trump has enlisted parts of the U.S. government and key allies in the pursuit of unproven or disproven conspiracy theories, some incubated in the dark and anonymous corners of the internet....
23:26 2019-10-10

U.S. House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey to retire from Congress U.S. Representative Nita Lowey, the first woman to chair the powerful House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, said on Thursday she will not seek re-election next year....
23:26 2019-10-10

Ukraine’s President: ‘I Wanted to Be World Famous,’ but Not This Way Volodymyr Zelensky came to office vowing to fight corruption and forge peace. Then came the Trump phone call. Today, in a marathon news conference, he tried to start over....
23:26 2019-10-10

Three GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships Karriss Artingstall, Lauren Price and Demie Jade Resztan secure medals at the World championships in Russia The post Three GB boxers guarantee medals at World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
23:26 2019-10-10

Iranian women allowed into football match for first time in almost 40 years Bending to football world governing body FIFA, Iran has allowed women to attend a World Cup qualifying match in Tehran. It is the first time women have been allowed into a match in the country since 1981....
23:26 2019-10-10

Author tricks Amazon into sharing union advice with its own employees Amazon is being judged by this book cover. Author and design critic Mike Monteiro is using a revised cover for his recently-released book, “Ruined by Design” — published on Amazon’s independent publishing platform — to convince the company’s warehouse employees to form a labo...
23:26 2019-10-10

People who don’t pick up dog poop shamed with ‘Is this your turd?’ signs NYC sanitation officials, take note. Missouri cleanup crews have devised an ingenious — albeit unorthodox — way to combat their mounting dog doody problem: shaming the poop perps. That’s right, Springfield Environmental Services are literally flagging dog owners who refuse to bag their petR...
23:26 2019-10-10

FEMA more likely to buy out flood-prone homes in wealthy counties FEMA buys flood-prone homes more often in wealthy, populous counties than in poor, rural areas, even though lower-income rural areas may be more likely to flood frequently, a new study finds....
23:26 2019-10-10

‘Gingers Unite’: Prince Harry, Ed Sheeran team up for World Mental Health Day In a spoof video, musician Ed Sheeran, 28, heartily agreed with the 35-year-old Duke of Sussex Prince Harry when he talked about helping "people all over the world" who are "really suffering."...
23:26 2019-10-10

Elven brothers go on a quest to find lost magic in Onward trailer from Pixar Pixar's new animated film Onward reunites the creative team behind Monsters University. Two elven brothers embark on a quest to revive magic and bring back their lost father in a new trailer for Onward, the upcoming animated feature from Pixar. It's directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae...
23:26 2019-10-10

Toyota unveils revamped hydrogen sedan to take on Tesla Toyota Motor Corp unveiled a completely redesigned hydrogen-powered fuel cell sedan on Friday in its latest attempt to revive demand for the niche technology that it hopes will become mainstream....
23:26 2019-10-10

Britain's James Dyson scraps electric car project James Dyson, the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, has canceled his ambitious plan to build an electric car because the project was not commercially viable....
23:26 2019-10-10

Climate Change Is Shaping Up As an Utter Disaster for Much of America’s Bird Life Sanderlings, red-headed woodpeckers and great gray owls are just a few of the North American bird species projected to be threatened by climate change in the coming decades, according to the latest assessment depicting an increasingly dire situation for the continent’s avian wildlife. “T...
23:52 2019-10-10

Manned SpaceX mission will happen in first quarter of 2020: NASA boss NASA boss Jim Bridenstine said on Thursday that the first manned mission into orbit by SpaceX's Crew Dragon would take place in the first quarter of next year, pending the satisfactory outcome of tests....
00:13 2019-10-11

Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar say they 'see pathway' to Brexit deal Taoiseach ‘convinced’ UK and Ireland want an agreement in interests of all partiesLatest Brexit news - live updatesBoris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have agreed there is a “pathway to a possible Brexit deal”, surprising sceptical EU officials with their upbeat assessment after more than three hours of ...
00:13 2019-10-11

'A troubling choice': authors criticise Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win Writers including Salman Rushdie, Hari Kunzru and Slavoj Žižek say the 2019 Nobel laureate ‘combines great insight with shocking ethical blindness’Olga Tokarczuk: the dreadlocked feminist winner the Nobel neededTwenty years before Peter Handke would become a Nobel laureate, he won another title. In ...
00:13 2019-10-11

Elizabeth Warren's pregnancy discrimination 'scandal' is no such thing | Jill Filipovic If the goal was to smear Warren as a liar, it has backfired spectacularly. All over the country, women have spoken out to say this is how discrimination worksThe contours of the “scandal” are this: on the stump, Warren has taken to telling the story of being fired from an early teaching job for bein...
00:13 2019-10-11

Will the US supreme court protect gay and trans people's rights at work? | Lawrence Douglas The most conservative court in the US in decades will decide whether to extend workplace protections to LGBTQ peopleIt is said that William Brennan, the great US supreme court justice, liked to greet his incoming law clerks with a bracingly simple definition of constitutional doctrine: five votes. “...
00:13 2019-10-11

'First world war's Pompeii': burial for British soldiers found in Flemish field Ceremony marks end of archaeological dig that unearthed web of tunnels and remains of 110 menThe plot of land – little bigger than two football pitches – has been described as “the first world war’s Pompeii”. But many of the secrets of those who fought and died on this Flemish field are still destin...
00:13 2019-10-11

Prosaic but practical: unsexy ways cities can fight the climate crisis – in pictures Meaningful change doesn’t have to mean groundbreaking innovation, as the seven latest city winners of C40 and Bloomberg Philanthropies Award demonstrate with their solidly pragmatic interventions Continue reading......
00:13 2019-10-11

Live coverage: Federal leaders’ French debate for 2019 election Thursday’s debate will focus on the economy and finances; the environment and energy; foreign policy and immigration; identity, ethics and governance; and service to citizens....
00:13 2019-10-11

Accused German gunman heads to court for killing two people near synagogue This is the hate-filled anti-Semitic gunman — suspected of murdering two people and planning a synagogue massacre — as he headed to a German court. Stephan Balliet, 27, arrived under heavy police guard on a German federal police helicopter on Thursday — eight special forces officers in tactical gear...
00:13 2019-10-11

Biles by miles: U.S. gymnast claims record fifth all-around world title American Simone Biles became the first woman to win five all-around titles at the gymnastics world championships in Stuttgart on Thursday, building on her legacy as one of the greatest of all time....
00:13 2019-10-11

Iran thrill female fans amid Asian qualifying goal rush Iran handed Cambodia a record-breaking 14-0 thrashing on an historic day in Tehran as goals flowed in World Cup qualifiers across Asia with Japan, South Korea and Australia securing comfortable wins on Thursday. Striker Karim Ansarifard scored four times and Sardar Azmoun netted a hat-trick for I...
00:13 2019-10-11

Pulkkanen rides hot putter to first-round Italian Open lead Unheralded Finn Tapio Pulkkanen putted superbly to take a first-round lead at the Italian Open on Thursday as Justin Rose survived a shaky start to lurk two shots behind in Rome....
00:13 2019-10-11

Iran thrash Cambodia 14-0 on marquee night for female fans Iran made it a night to remember for female fans allowed into the Azadi Stadium for a World Cup qualifying match for the first time since the Islamic Revolution as they inflicted a record-breaking 14-0 thrashing on Cambodia on Thursday....
00:13 2019-10-11

Kim Kardashian’s Paris robbery inspires new comedy film Get ready to see Kim Kardashian’s robbery on the big screen. A French graphic artist and filmmaker is making a comedy movie about the reality star’s headline-grabbing 2016 robbery in Paris, Variety reports. Joann Sfar is co-writing the script for “Fashion Week,” to be directed by Marion Festraëts. T...
00:39 2019-10-11

| England will follow UEFA's racism protocols, assures Southgate England will follow UEFA protocols if any of their players experience racist chanting during upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers, according to manager Gareth Southgate....
00:39 2019-10-11

| Hamilton warns Ferrari not to snub Vettel to 'ramp up' Leclerc Lewis Hamilton says that Sebastian Vettel was now "clearly not" number one at Ferrari but warned against the team "ramping up" support for Charles Leclerc....
00:39 2019-10-11

In California, food spoils, businesses close as power outages imposed A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned power outages to cut wildfire risks....
00:39 2019-10-11

The Best Mind-Mapping Apps of 2019 Let’s get the hard question out of the way, first: What the heck is a mind map? Think of it like a way to organize your thoughts. You pick a general topic, then you draw out branches to subtopics, and each of these subtopics can have branches of their own that go to sub-subtopics, and so on and so f...
00:39 2019-10-11

Carrying a Balance Won't Boost Your Credit Score Imagine this scenario: You don’t have any credit card debt, either because you paid it off or because you avoided it altogether. Your credit history is sparkling and your score is high. But you don’t want the credit bureaus to forget that you know how to be responsible with credit. So every now and ...
00:39 2019-10-11

No One Likes a Grammar Snob Be careful when you ask for writing advice. Some people want to do it the right way—determine what you want to say and to whom, and help you do so. But some only want to bring you in line with their idea of “correct” writing. They’re pedants, who think there’s only one right way to express yourself,...
00:39 2019-10-11

How to Get Started on Tinder It’s been a while since you were last single, and now the dating landscape is completely different. Which way do you swipe? How much info do you put on a profile? There are catfishes and trolls and ghosts and it all sounds scary and too overwhelming to deal with....
00:39 2019-10-11

Forbes just revoked Adam Neumann's billionaire status and lowered its estimate of his personal net worth to $600 million — which means his purported net worth has plummeted by $3.5 billion in just 7 months Photo by Jackal Pan/Visual China Group via Getty Images Forbes estimates that former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann's net worth has plummeted from $4.1 billion in March to $600 million as of October 10. The $3.5 billion fall in Neumann's fortune was caused by a drop in WeWork's evaluation following its bo...
01:00 2019-10-11

Apple is getting slammed by both Republicans and Democrats for pulling an app used by Hong Kong protesters to monitor police activity (AAPL) Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress slammed Apple on Thursday for the company's decision to pull a Hong Kong protest app from the App Store. The app, HKmap.live, allowed protesters to share the location of police activity. Apple pulled the app, saying the app was "used in ways that endanger l...
01:00 2019-10-11

A brutal assault on Jacksonville man has rattled the local LGBTQ community, causing some to advocate carrying guns Connie Blue Demetrick Jones, of Jacksonville, Florida, was beaten, bound, and dragged naked for more than two blocks last month. Police have not ruled the attack a hate crime, but friends of Jones say that while he didn't identify as transgender, he often dressed in women's clothes. Jacksonville w...
01:00 2019-10-11

Researchers Went Through High Schoolers’ Trash to Find Out Which Tobacco Products They’re Using. Here’s What They Found The National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) is perhaps the most conventional way to learn which tobacco products young people are using. But researchers working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a more creative method: going through high schoolers’ trash. From July 2...
01:52 2019-10-11

What do federal election promises mean for Sask. voters? Questions along the future direction of the energy industry, how taxes will be used, and the upgrade of the RCMP Heritage Centre will be decided in the upcoming election....
01:52 2019-10-11

After Sparring, NASA and SpaceX Declare a Shared Mission The space agency’s administrator, Jim Bridenstine, met Elon Musk at SpaceX headquarters on Thursday to review progress toward launching NASA astronauts....
01:52 2019-10-11

Alicia Vikander takes on bilingual role in Tokyo-set 'Earthquake Bird' Alicia Vikander plays a murder suspect caught in a love triangle in "Earthquake Bird," a thriller set in 1989 Tokyo in which the Oscar winner performs in English as well as Japanese....
01:52 2019-10-11

Jio's IUC Top-Up Vouchers: Prices, Data Benefits, Other Details Jio IUC charges: IUC is a cost paid by one mobile telecom operator to another, when its customers make outgoing mobile calls to the other operator's customers....
01:52 2019-10-11

Harry Styles' Personalized Compliments Are Just Want Fans Needed on World Mental Health Day Talk about the "perfect" way to mark World Mental Health Day. Mental Health Awareness Day is here and many of your favorite celebrities are posting inspiring messages and stories......
01:52 2019-10-11

Here's Proof Dua Lipa Fits Right In With Anwar Hadid's Sisters Gigi and Bella Welcome to the family, Dua Lipa! As the "New Rules" singer continues her romance with Anwar Hadid, pop culture fans have noticed the entire Hadid family embracing the......
01:52 2019-10-11

Rosalía Responds to Criticism Over Being "Not Latina Enough" or "Not Flamenco Enough" Rosalía won't be put in a musical box. While she's amassed fame for her multiculturally inspired sound, the 26-year-old breakout Spanish star has also faced criticism about......
01:52 2019-10-11

Lacey Chabert Would Totally Do a Mean Girls Sequel If Given the Chance It's been 15 years since Mean Girls debuted, but would the stars ever do a sequel? Lacey Chabert gave her take during Thursday's episode of Fox 5's Good Day New......
01:52 2019-10-11

Sophie Turner Epically Trolls Joe Jonas Over His "Best Day Ever" Joe Jonas has some explaining to do! The musician and his actress wife Sophie Turner recently celebrated their beautiful wedding, which some would have thought was the best day of their......
01:52 2019-10-11

Review: 'Mary' squanders Gary Oldman in a silly, scare-free horror movie In 'Mary,' a great cast — Gary Oldman, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Emily Mortimer — wastes its time in a horror film set on a ship at sea.        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Trump says former Rep. Trey Gowdy can't join his legal team until January Gowdy was fired as a contributor to Fox News, a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC on Wednesday before Trump's lawyer announced the legal team addition....
02:13 2019-10-11

Giuliani associates tied to Ukraine efforts are subpoenaed in House impeachment inquiry Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were ordered by the leaders of three House panels to provide documents and appear to testify in the Trump impeachment probe....
02:13 2019-10-11

No traffic signals, no gas stations: How motorists are coping with California's power outages Stoplights were out at intersections and getting gas or charging up an electric car took some planning. But overall, the outages weren't a commuting disaster        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Wind-driven fires threaten California homes Several fires have broken out across California as utilities have shut off power to prevent electrical lines from sparking fires in dry, windy weather. (Oct. 10)        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

El Paso Walmart mass shooting suspect pleads not guilty Twenty-two people died in the mass shooting Aug. 3 at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart. Dozens more were wounded.        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Here's what you need to know about the California power outages To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Vaping-related lung injury cases jump to 1,299; deaths rise to 26 The number of lung injury cases linked to vaping has jumped to 1,299 and deaths to 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Sextortion scheme changes cryptocurrencies to cover its tracks Security researchers from Cofense have discovered that cybercriminals have now begun to modify existing sextortion scams by demanding payment from victims in cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin.The threat actors behind sextortion scams typically send an email, in which they tell their potential vict...
02:39 2019-10-11

UK car insurance premiums fall 1% in Q3 - survey The cost of a comprehensive motor insurance policy in Britain fell 1% in the third quarter, pushed down by uncertainty from the personal injury discount rate change in July and the market watchdog's interim report on general insurance pricing practices, a survey showed....
02:39 2019-10-11

SAP ups cloud game in 3rd quarter, confirms guidance Business software company SAP pre-released a strong set of third-quarter results early on Friday, lifted by a major cloud-computing deal, and reaffirmed its guidance for double-digit growth this year....
02:39 2019-10-11

UPDATE 3-El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty, accused of targeting Mexicans The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store pleaded not guilty on Thursday in his first court appearance....
02:39 2019-10-11

"This Is Our Faith": Rajnath Singh Amid Jibes Over Rafale 'Shastra Puja' Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in Delhi from France on Thursday night, said that seven Rafale fighter jets will arrive in India by April or May next year....
03:00 2019-10-11

Probe Agency Moves Court Challenging Anticipatory Bail To P Chidambaram The Enforcement Directorate approached the Delhi High Court Thursday seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis......
03:00 2019-10-11

Nagpur Now Known As "Crime City," Says Sharad Pawar Maharashtra Polls 2019: Nagpur is now known as the "crime city" of Maharashtra and the state had never faced such ignominy before, NCP president Sharad Pawar said on Thursday as he targeted Chief......
03:00 2019-10-11

HDIL Promoter's Bungalow Near Mumbai Sealed In PMC Bank Case The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday sealed an about 5-acre bungalow of a HDIL promoter near Mumbai in connection with its money laundering probe in the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC)......
03:00 2019-10-11

NBA in China: Pro-Hong Kong protesters cause disruptions in crowd during Wizards game While the Chinese government continues its strict censorship of media interactions surrounding NBA exhibition games in the Communist country, league-linked entities have also taken steps to crack down on potential protests in the U.S....
03:00 2019-10-11

Brian McCann announces retirement after Atlanta Braves' elimination from NLDS Veteran catcher Brian McCann announced his retirement from baseball following the Atlanta Braves’ National League Division Series loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday....
03:00 2019-10-11

George Clooney calls Trump's statement on Kurds 'pretty shocking' George Clooney says he was appalled U.S. President Donald Trump partly justified the decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria by stating Kurds "didn't help us with Normandy" during World War II....
03:00 2019-10-11

Katie Piper shares graphic image of infamous acid attack on World Mental Health Day Katie Piper bravely shared a heartbreaking photo from injuries she sustained in March 2008 after the model and TV personality was savagely assaulted by her then-boyfriend Daniel Lynch and then disfigured in an acid attack brought on by her Lynch after he hired Stefan Sylvestre to carry out the job....
03:00 2019-10-11

Royal Air Maroc deal for MAX jets suspended: source A deal for Morocco’s national carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) to purchase two more Boeing 737 MAX jets has been suspended after the fleet was grounded following a crash in Ethiopia, a source from the airline told Reuters on Thursday....
03:26 2019-10-11

NFL Week 6's best photos Check out all the best action from Week 6, starting with Thursday's game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots.       ...
03:26 2019-10-11

Trump says he hopes his lawyer Giuliani does not get indicted Trump's comment came hours after two of Giuliani's clients, along with two other men, were charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws....
03:52 2019-10-11

In Syria, Trump Distills a Foreign Policy of Impulse, and Faces the Fallout Having upended Middle East policy, the president is now trying to find a way to reverse the consequences as Turkish forces bombard the Kurdish fighters who helped overpower ISIS....
03:52 2019-10-11

Nine Democratic Candidates Speak at CNN L.G.B.T.Q. Forum In a sign of how essential gay rights have become to the party’s platform, Democratic presidential hopefuls gathered in Los Angeles to share their plans for advancing L.G.B.T.Q. rights....
03:52 2019-10-11

22-Year-Old Gorakhpur Woman Becomes British High Commissioner For A Day A 22-year-old woman from Gorakhpur got the chance to experience what it is like to be the British High Commissioner in India after she held the post for a day....
03:52 2019-10-11

The man running GE has been called a 'revered industrial CEO God' Larry Culp stepped into an almost impossible situation last fall. General Electric, one of the most complicated companies on the planet, was falling apart. And GE needed him to save it....
03:52 2019-10-11

'Trump donors' arrested in campaign finance investigation Two businessmen associated with Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, have been arrested over claims they broke election campaign finance laws....
04:13 2019-10-11

GOP lawmaker requests FEC watchdog investigate chair's 'political' statements The top Republican on the House Committee on House Administration the Federal Election Commission's (FEC) inspector general on Thursday to investigate the agency’s leader for allegedly using her position to publicly disparage President Trump....
04:13 2019-10-11

Fox News Poll: Biden and Warren gain ground in Democratic race Together Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren capture the support of more than half of Democratic primary voters, according to the latest Fox News national poll on the 2020 election....
04:13 2019-10-11

Ted Cruz commends Taiwan's stand against 'communist oppression' as China censorship controversies rage Cruz's words of support for Taiwan in its struggle against China come as outrage regarding Chinese censorship of American companies continues in the U.S....
04:13 2019-10-11

Rent-a-troll: Researchers pit disinformation farmers against each other Enlarge / For a relatively low price, you can unleash troll and bot armies to manipulate social media just like (or better than) state actors. (credit: Donald Iain Smith / Getty Images) The same sorts of organizations that once made their money performing "black SEO"—using fraudulent means to rai...
04:13 2019-10-11

Texas sheriff: Migrants are ‘drunks’ who ‘will run over your children’ TARRANT COUNTY, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas sheriff, as well as the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Thursday morning criticized a judge’s ruling barring his agency from relying solely on databases that have at times led to the wrongful detention of America...
04:13 2019-10-11

Reche fire prompts evacuations north of Moreno Valley MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (KNBC) – A blaze that broke out Thursday just north of Moreno Valley blackened 100 acres in about an hour amid high winds, threatening homes and prompting evacuations. The non-injury fire was reported at 12:55 p.m. on Reche Canyon Road, near Reche Vista Drive, according t...
04:13 2019-10-11

Padres pitcher accused of breaking into Arizona home PHOENIX (AP) — Police arrested San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix after he was accused of breaking into a suburban Phoenix home through a doggie dog and was shot with a Taser by the homeowner. Nix, who is facing two counts of criminal trespassing, was released this week from the Maricopa County jail...
04:13 2019-10-11

Trump reacts to Fox News poll that shows majority support his impeachment WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump expressed his displeasure Thursday with a Fox News poll that found a majority of registered voters believe he should be impeached — a record high in the survey. The poll came after House Democrats opened an impeachment inquiry into the presiden...
04:13 2019-10-11

Top Commerce Department aides orchestrated NOAA’s Hurricane Dorian statement, House Science Committee chair says A new letter from the House Science Committee chair reveals new information on the origins of the controversial NOAA statement backing President Trump's false Hurricane Dorian claims....
05:00 2019-10-11

21 gift sets and limited-edition beauty products you can get at Sephora this holiday season Sephora The holiday season is almost here and that means you can already find holiday-ready gift sets at many of your favorite retailers. Sephora always releases a host of value sets and limited-edition beauty products each holiday season. This year, we poured through the sets to find some of the b...
05:00 2019-10-11

HBO's Watchmen Wants to Dig into the Heart of American Racism...by Making You Like Cops The first 15 minutes or so of Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen are some of the most agonizing moments of television this year. They squarely focus on the brutalization of multiple black Americans during the infamous Tulsa race riots—a day when mobs of crazed white people descended upon, attacked, and murde...
05:00 2019-10-11

Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said....
05:00 2019-10-11

An Expanded MoMA Adds More Women Artists The Museum of Modern Art re-opens after a $450 million expansion, with more works by women and overlooked artists in galleries that mix painting, sculpture and other media....
05:52 2019-10-11

F1 cancels all Saturday running due to Typhoon Hagibis Organisers of Japan's Formula One Grand Prix have canceled all practice and qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday due to the approach of Typhoon Hagibis....
05:52 2019-10-11

President Trump Launches Channel on Twitch Streaming Platform President Trump has created a channel on Amazon’s Twitch, a sign he plans to use the live-streaming platform to promote his 2020 re-election campaign....
06:13 2019-10-11

Philippine police arrest over 500 mostly Chinese for fraud Philippine authorities say they have arrested more than 500 illegally working foreigners, mostly Chinese involved in telecommunications and investment scams...
06:13 2019-10-11

7 Dead As Bus Runs Over People Sleeping On Pavement In Uttar Pradesh Seven people - four women and three children of a family - died in western Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district after a bus ran over them early this morning....
06:39 2019-10-11

US Senator Visiting Pak-Occupied Kashmir Urges De-Escalation Of Tension Fresh from her visit to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir or PoK, an American Senator has called for finding ways to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan. New England Senator Maggie Hassan said......
06:39 2019-10-11

Before EURUSD's Peak, and After: But What's Next Now? February 2018 was huge for the EURUSD. Headlines then were bearish the euro, bullish the dollar. Yet we saw that peak for what it was, and price unfolded as forecast for 18 months. See it here (plus what may be next) in Chart of the Day....
06:39 2019-10-11

Oil rises on hopes for deeper OPEC output cuts, U.S.-China trade talks Oil prices climbed early on Friday, building on gains in the previous session, after producer club OPEC hinted at making deeper cuts in supply while optimism was revived over talks between the United States and China to end their trade war....
06:39 2019-10-11

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares up as "very good" trade talks boost risk appetite Asian shares rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China's top trade negotiator, stirring hopes for an agreement, while sterling was flat after earlier jumping on optimism over a potential Brexit deal....
07:00 2019-10-11

METALS-Shanghai copper gains on revived trade-talk euphoria Shanghai copper prices rose on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would meet with China's top trade negotiator, but London prices treaded water as investors remained cautious ahead of the final day of trade talks....
07:00 2019-10-11

Japanese stocks rise to 1-1/2-week high; Seven & I shines The Nikkei's benchmark index struck its highest in over a week on Friday as the safe-haven yen eased on hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, and Seven & I Holdings, Japan's largest convenience store operator, gained sharply on restructuring plans....
07:00 2019-10-11

Trump Confirms 2017 Killing of Feared Bomb Maker for Al Qaeda Mr. Trump said that Ibrahim al-Asiri, among the world’s most feared terrorist operatives of the past decade, was killed in Yemen, but did not explain why confirming his death took so long....
07:00 2019-10-11

SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology prices IPO at low end of expected range Vir Biotechnology priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $20 a share on Thursday, at the bottom end of expectations, a fresh blow for SoftBank's Vision Fund, owner of 21% in the infectious disease researcher....
07:00 2019-10-11

UK team propose free trade agreement to end Brexit stalemate Britain is proposing a  move towards a "pared-down free trade agreement" to end the Brexit stalemate and get a deal done by the end of October, according to well-placed sources in Brussels....
07:00 2019-10-11

‘Stand your ground’ shooter who shot unarmed black man gets 20 years A white Florida man who told detectives he was irritated by people who illegally park in handicapped spots was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store. Circuit Judge Joseph Bulone called 49-year-old Michael Drejka a “wann...
07:26 2019-10-11

Mormon church parking lot covered with beer after truck crashes SALT LAKE CITY — Cans of beer have littered the parking lot of a church of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a Salt Lake City suburb after a semi-trailer crashed that was carrying cases of brew banned by the faith. Sandy Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen said the semitrailer veered and fell...
07:26 2019-10-11

Netherlands 3-1 Northern Ireland, Russia 4-0 Scotland, Slovakia 1-1 Wales – as it happened The Netherlands scored three late goals to shatter a brave Northern Ireland, while Wales kept their qualification hopes alive with a useful draw in Slovakia 10.03pm BST Related: Wales’s Kieffer Moore keeps Euro 2020 hopes alive against Slovakia 9.46pm BST Scotland were plugged 4-0 in Russia. Let’s...
07:52 2019-10-11

Google Removes Hong Kong Protester Role-Playing App Google on Thursday removed from its online marketplace a mobile game that let people play as a Hong Kong protester, saying it violated a policy against cashing in on conflicts....
07:52 2019-10-11

O is for opioids: ‘Sesame Street’ to tackle addiction crisis “Sesame Street” is tackling the opioid crisis with the help of Karli, a muppet who recently revealed her mother is battling an addiction to the deadly drugs. The bright green, yellow-haired “young Muppet in foster care” was introduced in May as part of the Sesame Street Communities...
08:13 2019-10-11

‘Looking for Alaska’ puts a quirky twist on teen love Move over, Chuck Lorre — Josh Schwartz is the next generation’s king of TV. Schwartz, best known for teen shows such as “The O.C.” and “Gossip Girl,” expands his empire with “Looking for Alaska,” premiering Oct. 18 on Hulu. “I love telling stories about kids this age,” says Schwartz, 43, who co-crea...
08:13 2019-10-11

Turkey Syria offensive: 'More than 60,000 flee homes' as heavy fighting continues Turkey has pressed on with its assault in northern Syria for a second day, reportedly causing around 60,000 people to flee their homes and putting nearly half a million people at risk....
08:13 2019-10-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar can 'see pathway' to deal after last-ditch talks to break deadlock Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have said they can "see a pathway" to a possible Brexit deal after last-ditch talks to break the deadlock before the Halloween deadline....
08:13 2019-10-11

Two people, including baby, killed in Turkish border town as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria A Turkish civil servant and a nine-month-old Syrian baby have been killed after mortars were fired from Kurdish-held northern Syria into the Turkish border town of Akcakale....
08:13 2019-10-11

Trump killing Obama ‘shadow’ regulations and ending ‘deep state bullying’ President Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to sign two new executive orders that reverse the Obama administration's practice of using “shadow” rules to spring new, but not officially approved, mandates on industries....
08:13 2019-10-11

Naomie Harris: 'After Moonlight, I just wanted to open a nail salon' Despite hating guns, Harris stars as a tough cop up for a fight in her new action thriller. She talks about how she almost quit acting after Moonlight, the pain of her family’s past and Bond getting wokeLater this month, Naomie Harris appears in her first starring role in a film. She is 43. What has...
08:13 2019-10-11

Why this 'genius' scholar is mapping out the world's largest jail system Kelly Lytle Hernández, who received the MacArthur ‘genius’ grant, views prison abolition through the eyes of rebelsKelly Lytle Hernández grew up seeing the effects of the immigration and law enforcement system first-hand. Her upbringing has driven her groundbreaking work as a historian, documenting ...
08:13 2019-10-11

South Korea bans men with history of abuse from marrying foreign women Legal amendment brought in after footage of man beating his Vietnamese wife sparked outcrySouth Korea is to enact legislation that will ban men with a history of domestic violence from marrying foreign women, the justice ministry has confirmed.The ministry said the change was prompted by national ou...
08:13 2019-10-11

Say hello to Rafael Casal, Are You Afraid Of The Dark's Mr. Tophat Rafael Casal isn’t necessarily who you’d go to if you were casting a stereotypical Nickelodeon villain. The up-and-coming actor and renowned slam poet starred in the critically acclaimed Blindspotting last year with pal Daveed Diggs before popping up in the forthcoming Bad Education, which just sold...
08:39 2019-10-11

Wilford Brimley isn't about to let some endocrinologist tell him how to say "diabetes" Wilford Brimley, bless his heart, decided long ago how diabetes was pronounced and nothing—not even a goddamned medical professional who specializes in the disease—was ever going to change his mind. His Liberty Medical advertisements are immortal works of stubborn word interpretation, showing an act...
08:39 2019-10-11

The delay between Zombieland films links directly to Deadpool, according to Jesse Eisenberg Zombieland: Double Tap arrives a decade after the original film, which may have felt especially lengthy if you were a fan of its popular predecessor. If you were looking for someone or something to blame for the delay, Jesse Eisenberg brings great news: You are now free to blame Deadpool....
08:39 2019-10-11

Former Ukraine envoy scheduled to testify in Trump impeachment probe The White House's promise to stonewall a congressional impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump will get an early test on Friday, when the former ambassador to Ukraine is scheduled to testify to House of Representatives investigators....
08:39 2019-10-11

Biden says he would withhold foreign aid if countries discriminate against LGBTQ people Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as he joined eight other Democratic presidential candidates at a forum on LGBTQ issues....
08:39 2019-10-11

Giuliani associates charged with illegally funneling cash to pro-Trump group Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to a pro-Trump election committee and other U.S. political candidates, prosecutors said on Thursday....
08:39 2019-10-11

California proposes new rules to enforce state privacy law California proposed regulations Thursday that would give consumers more control over how businesses collect and manage their personal information, including requiring a "Do Not Sell My Info" link on companies' websites or apps....
08:39 2019-10-11

El Paso mass murder suspect pleads not guilty, accused of targeting Mexicans The Texas man accused of deliberately targeting Mexicans in a shooting spree that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store pleaded not guilty on Thursday in his first court appearance....
08:39 2019-10-11

The French Revolution and Birth of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity The French Revolution is often considered to be one of the most significant events not only in the history of France and Europe, but also in the world. This revolution is known also as the Revolution of 1789, the year when it reached its first climax. ...
09:00 2019-10-11

Does This Explicit Medieval Poem Hold Dark Undertones? Fragments from a popular sexually explicit medieval French book have been discovered describing what journalists are calling a “hot-encounter" and “X-rated language”, but is this text a much more sinister attack at femininity? ...
09:00 2019-10-11

Check Out NASA's Look for the Next Lunar Landing With NASA’s new line of spacesuits, its next crew of lunar bound astronauts likely won’t look much different from Neil Armstrong et al. while hopping around on the Moon. They’ll be a hell of a lot more comfortable while taking that “one small step for man,” though.Read more......
09:00 2019-10-11

Expert says lab results from PNG Ramu nickel spill 'alarming': report An expert in chemical contamination has called test results from the Ramu nickel spill into Papua New Guinea's Basamuk Bay in August "alarming," according to a local media report on Thursday....
09:00 2019-10-11

Woman Honours Father With Talking Tattoo. Watch Yvette Moore was heartbroken when her father, Michael Goto, died of liver cancer in 2013. Now, the 40-year-old has found a unique way to honour his memory - with a talking tattoo....
09:26 2019-10-11

Boeing and Porsche are developing an electric 'flying car' Boeing has teamed up with luxury sports carmaker Porsche to develop a concept for an electric vehicle capable of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) -- in other words, they're working on a "flying car." The companies' engineers will even collaborate......
09:52 2019-10-11

Lyft offers free rides to relief centers during PG&E blackouts With the planned power blackouts in California expected to continue for the next several days, Lyft is offering free rides until the end of October 15th to respite centers across parts of northern California. Each center includes restrooms, bottled w......
09:52 2019-10-11

Canon’s cute-but-tough Ivy Rec camera hits stores later this month After a jaunt through the crowdfunding circuit earlier in the year, Canon's clip-on Ivy Rec camera is making its way to retailers. Starting later this month, you'll be able to buy the cute camera for $129.99 in four different colors: blue, green, pin......
09:52 2019-10-11

Ubisoft is planning animated shows based on ‘Watch Dogs’ and ‘Far Cry’ Ubisoft is no stranger to TV and movies. Its media division, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, has created four seasons of Rabbids Invasion thus far, and produced the mediocre adaptation of Assassin's Creed. That's not to mention films like Uwe Boll's Far Cry......
09:52 2019-10-11

iOS 13.2 beta gives you more control over Siri recordings Apple is acting on its promise to offer more Siri privacy controls in the wake of reports that quality control contractors were listening to sensitive info. The second beta of iOS 13.2 adds options to not only opt out of sharing Siri and Dictation a......
09:52 2019-10-11

NHL updates its website and apps to deliver more video clips and stats ESPN+ may be Disney's powerhouse in the world of sports streaming, but options for sport-specific services are growing as well. Hockey enthusiasts can watch games and get info on their favorite teams and players through the NHL site and app, both of......
09:52 2019-10-11

China and the NBA are coming to blows over a pro-Hong Kong tweet. Here's why. Will Newton/Getty Images The NBA and China are locked in an escalating feud sparked by a tweet that voiced support for protests in Hong Kong. The feud began on Friday after Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted out an image that voiced support for protests in Hong Kong. ...
09:52 2019-10-11

Amber Rose Gives Birth to Baby No. 2 Muva herself is officially embarking on her next muva-hood adventure! Amber Rose has given birth to her and boyfriend Alexander "AE" Edwards' first child together, a son named......
09:52 2019-10-11

International Girl Child Day: Know About Theme, Significance International Girl Child Day: The theme for this year's International Day Of Girl is, "Girl Force: Unscripted and Unstoppable". The day will celebrate the achievements of girls and the milestones......
09:52 2019-10-11

4.25 Crores Cash Found In Raids On Karnataka Congress Leader: Officials Over Rs. 4 crore in cash was found by Income Tax officials during raids at multiple places linked to former Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara and his associates since yesterday, officials......
09:52 2019-10-11

Pak Has "Dubious Distinction Of Recruiting Children For Terror": India India slammed Pakistan for "weaving fake narratives" about children living in Jammu and Kashmir, saying Pakistan has a "dubious distinction" of "schooling" young children in violent extremist......
09:52 2019-10-11

PM Modi-President Xi's Seaside Summit Aims To Reset China-India Ties Ancient temples carved into massive rock faces along the ocean will form the backdrop to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's informal talks aimed at resetting ties......
09:52 2019-10-11

PM Tweets In Tamil, Mandarin And English On Xi's Tamil Nadu Visit Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India this afternoon for a two-day visit ahead of his second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
09:52 2019-10-11

Digging Deeper: Unanswered questions swirl around Picture Rocks death investigation TUCSON – A 53-year old grandfather was found dead in Picture Rocks on July 10th. Bruce Sutton’s family, who lives out of state, came to Tucson and told the Digging Deeper team they found issues with the way their father’s case was handled. According to Pima County Sheriff’s ...
10:13 2019-10-11

UA hosts lecture on dark matter in Spanish TUCSON – The University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory has been hosting evening public lectures in astronomy since 1922, but sometimes, the lectures are completely in another language. On Oct. 21, the Steward Observatory is hosting a lecture with the topic of Dark Matter, completely in...
10:13 2019-10-11

Denver temperatures went from 80 to 22 degrees DENVER (nbcnews) – A “potentially historic” storm will batter the north-central United States over the next few days with some parts seeing “moderate to heavy snow” and record low temperatures, according to various weather agencies. As of Thursday morning, the storm had...
10:13 2019-10-11

Pima County Superior Court judge retiring after 20 years TUCSON – Judge Charles “Chuck” Harrington of the Pima County Superior Court will retire at the end of the month. Harrington is currently the presiding judge of the court’s civil bench. Throughout his time at the court, Harrington has served on  number of committees, commissio...
10:13 2019-10-11

The Spectator magazine launches US edition The Spectator, a British political and humor magazine, became the latest London-based magazine to make a new push into the American market with a US edition that debuted last week with Meghan Markle on the cover. The magazine itself has been around for 191 years in Britain, making it one of the olde...
10:39 2019-10-11

MG Hector Receives 8000 New Bookings In addition to the re-opening its order books in September, MG Motor India also announced a 2.5 per cent (depending on the variant) price hike on the Hector that will be effective for the new lot of......
11:00 2019-10-11

Petrol, Diesel Prices Continue Downward Trend On Friday, petrol prices in Delhi and Mumbai fell down by 12 paisea litre; 11 paise/litre in Kolkata and 13 paise/litre in Chennai. Similarly diesel rates have also come down by 15 paisa/litre in......
11:00 2019-10-11

Iranian officials say two rockets struck an Iranian tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S....
11:00 2019-10-11

If you see this fish, kill it Invasive species can be a major problem no matter where they pop up. Whether plants or animals, species that are taken to new areas can rapidly disrupt the ecosystem and drive native species out, or even push them to extinction. In the United States, invasive fish species are unfortunately fairly co...
11:00 2019-10-11

Researcher fired lasers from planes and discovered ancient Maya farms Archeologists have been able to learn a lot about the ancient Maya civilization thanks to ruins that have stood the test of time. Studying how ancient peoples in Central America farmed, however, has proven a lot more difficult for obvious reasons. Once it’s allowed to grow freely, farmland qui...
11:00 2019-10-11

NYC correction officers ordered to stop calling inmates ‘perps’ It’s the softer side of doing hard time. As the City Council weighs new legislation to guarantee more “humane” living accommodations for inmates — including calling them by their preferred pronouns — the Department of Correction has quietly revamped its rules for identifying inmates to make it...
11:39 2019-10-11

California governor says broad power shutdown to prevent fires 'unacceptable' California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable", as gale-force winds and dry weather posed a critical fire threat to the north of the state....
11:39 2019-10-11

Burning trash sparked wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in California: fire department Burning trash dumped by a garbage truck caused a fire that by early Friday had destroyed dozens of homes in California's Riverside County, fire officials said, as wildfires across the state led to power cuts for hundreds of thousands of people....
11:39 2019-10-11

Australian state water utility objects to South 32 coal mine extension Australia's New South Wales water authority has lodged a strong objection to a planned extension of the life of a coal mine operated by South 32 because of its predicted impact on water resources that support Sydney....
11:39 2019-10-11

Investors with more than $5 trillion target BHP over coal funding Investors representing A$8 trillion ($5.4 trillion) have backed a call for BHP to ditch funding for industry groups whose actions are inconsistent with the Paris climate agreement, an Australian NGO said on Thursday....
11:39 2019-10-11

The 49ers have had a historically great start. So why does it feel like a mirage? According to the metrics, San Francisco are on par with era-defining teams. But look beneath the numbers and they have worrying deficiencies Five weeks into the season, the 49ers are one of the best teams in NFL history.Sounds strange, right? The Niners have looked pretty good. They’ve taken apart a...
12:00 2019-10-11

Patrik Schick can pose biggest threat to England in Euro 2020 qualifier | Lukas Vrablik Czech Republic player is set apart by his mental toughness, confidence and four goals in five Euro 2020 qualifying gamesPatrik Schick was already making waves in Serie A with Sampdoria when he produced a moment that would catapult his name to a much wider audience. “Dennis Bergkamp who? Meet Patrik ...
12:00 2019-10-11

India’s BJP wants citizenship bill to counter mistakes in Assam’s NRC Assamese groups are against the final version of the citizens' list that excludes indigenous and Hindu communities. Now, New Delhi wants to introduce a citizenship bill to save "genuine" residents from deportation....
12:00 2019-10-11

South Africa's Jacob Zuma to stand trial for corruption The former South African president has been denied a stay of prosecution to prevent him from being charged in a graft case. He faces 16 charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering....
12:00 2019-10-11

‘It proved to the old fighters that they have not been forgotten.’ Northern Ireland EBA gets started A good time is had by all at the Northern Ireland EBA event The post ‘It proved to the old fighters that they have not been forgotten.’ Northern Ireland EBA gets started appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00 2019-10-11

Experience: ‘I discovered my hairdresser was my brother’ The DNA test had found a man who had the same percentage match as me. I got a text: ‘You’re not going to believe this. He lives in Calgary, too’Having your hair cut is such an intimate thing, it’s almost like therapy. So, when I moved from Saskatchewan to Calgary in 2012, finding a good stylist was ...
12:00 2019-10-11

Inside the Inspiring Revival of Cardi B's Marriage to Offset Breakups don't have to be forever. Even when the going gets real rough. "I would love, you know, work things out, everything," Cardi B admitted into her phone's camera a......
12:26 2019-10-11

Marriage Boot Camp Status Check: Find Out Which Couples Are Still Together When all else fails, try Marriage Boot Camp! While turning to reality TV to solve your relationship problems might sound like a bad idea, it's been the way to go for more than a few......
12:26 2019-10-11

|AbsaplansChinaofficeinAsiainvestmentbankingexpansion Absa’s corporate and investment banking unit plans to open an office in China as part of an expansion that will also target other parts of Asia and the Middle East....
13:00 2019-10-11

Life may have begun with simple genes made out of urine Urea, a chemical found in urine, can be used to make simple genetic molecules similar to DNA – which could have been the basis of the first life on Earth...
13:00 2019-10-11

NASA Aims for First Manned SpaceX Mission in Q1 2020 NASA is paying SpaceX and Boeing $6.8 billion to build rocket-and-capsule systems to return astronauts to the International Space Station from US soil....
13:00 2019-10-11

Instagram, Twitter's 'Dark Mode' Feature Is Fodder For Lit Memes Instagram, Twitter and YouTube are among the social media apps that have introduced a 'dark mode' over the last few months - and this has led to some hilarious memes....
13:00 2019-10-11

Why This Pic Of Children Playing Carrom Is "Inspiring" For Anand Mahindra This morning, business tycoon Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to share an "inspiring photo". Delivered straight from his now-famous 'WhatsApp Wonder Box', it shows a group of five children playing......
13:00 2019-10-11

Why Populist Democrats Have Gained the Upper Hand in the Primary Race As next week’s debate looms, polls and donor contributions suggest a party seeking candidates for 2020 who will push the boundaries, while moderates argue they can beat President Trump....
13:26 2019-10-11

Meet Paul Holes, Your Next True Crime Boyfriend "Had a little something to do with solving the Golden State Killer case." That's just one humble little line from Paul Holes' Twitter bio. But thanks to the former......
13:26 2019-10-11

How Yankees should handle the return of Aaron Hicks Cindy: Brenda, I thought you were dead. Brenda: Oh, I thought you were dead, too! — “Scary Movie 4” Let’s face it: We all thought Aaron Hicks’ 2019 baseball season was dead. Including Hicks. The center fielder’s 2020 stood in jeopardy, moreover, as he chillaxed at his Arizona home and waited to see ...
13:26 2019-10-11

Giants report card: One unit surprises in blowout Grading the Giants after their 35-14 loss Thursday to the New England Patriots. Offense Well, that was a rough one for Daniel Jones (15 of 31, 161 yards, 1 TD, 3 INTs). His throws sailed and dropped, and it was a struggle without his top weapons all injured and not on the field. No ground......
13:26 2019-10-11

Jim Nantz on Adam Gase’s job security, Tony Romo’s PGA push CBS play-by-play man Jim Nantz talked with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Sunday’s Jets-Cowboys game, Adam Gase’s slow start and Tony Romo’s golf run. Q: You watched the Broncos end their winless start to the season last week. Do the Jets have a chance this week? A: The NFL is impossible to predi...
13:26 2019-10-11

John Calipari watches two ex-players in visit to Knicks camp Ben Wallace wasn’t the only big-name guest attending Knicks practice Thursday. John Calipari, who coached current Knicks Julius Randle and Kevin Knox at Kentucky, spent the day seated with president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry during the team’s session in Tarrytown. “I’m taking advantage of that....
13:26 2019-10-11

Wangechi Mutu's She Walks: an Afrofuturist queen The artist blends nature, fashion and science to create an elegant, race-spanning amalgam of femininityWangechi Mutu’s 2019 figure stalks and struts, a cultural hybrid encompassing an Afrofuturist queen, samurai warrior, eco-avenger, disco diva and dominatrix. She doesn’t talk, she walks the walk. Y...
13:26 2019-10-11

Trump's ex-national security adviser: 'Absolutely not' appropriate for presidents to ask for foreign interference in US politics The former national security adviser to President Donald Trump said it is "absolutely not" appropriate for a president to ask other countries to interfere in the political process of the US....
13:26 2019-10-11

Virat Kohli Scores 7th Test Double-Century To Extend India's Dominance Virat Kohli punished the South African bowling to race to the 7th double-century of his Test career and also reached the 7,000-run mark in the longest format of the game...
13:52 2019-10-11

Passenger Vehicle Sales Fall Nearly 24% In September: Industry Body SIAM Passenger vehicle sales in the country fell 23.69 per cent last month, data from industry body SIAM or the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed on Friday. That marked the longest ever......
13:52 2019-10-11

The Morning After: OnePlus unveils the 7T Pro Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Dyson won't make an EV, but Toyota's adding a plug to its hybrid RAV4 and has given the fuel cell-powered Mirai a stylish makeover. Also, there's an upgraded OnePlus smartphone coming to some of you, and ESPN is......
13:52 2019-10-11

Apple TV+ signs Oscar-winner Alfonso Cuarón to a multi-year deal Apple has scored a coup by landing Alfonso Cuarón, who won directing Oscars for Gravity and Roma, to a multi-year deal with its upcoming streaming service, Apple TV+. Cuarón will develop television projects exclusively for the service,......
13:52 2019-10-11

Depression may reduce the amount of white matter in the brain Depression appears to cause changes to the structure of the brain, as well as the other way around. That may be due to behaviour changes that can shrink unused brain pathways...
13:52 2019-10-11

Fed Gives Large Banks a Break on Postcrisis Rules The Federal Reserve approved some of the most significant rollbacks of bank rules since Trump took office, setting up a new way of deciding which large banks are hit with its toughest regulations....
13:52 2019-10-11

Ask the Captain: Which airports have end-around taxiways? Can pilots be afraid of heights? Capt. John Cox tackles whether people who are afraid of heights can become pilots and which airports have the new, more efficient end-around taxiways.       ...
14:13 2019-10-11

California wildfires ravage Los Angeles communities, thousands evacuated A wind-swept wildfire in California’s San Fernando Valley threatened several northern Los Angeles communities Friday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of more than 1,600 homes, according to reports. The so-called Saddleridge Brush Fire, which started in Sylmar north of downtown LA on Th...
14:13 2019-10-11

NJ man allegedly threatened farmers who denied him sex with animals A New Jersey man was arrested for asking local farmers permission to have sex with their animals — and then threatening the farmers and damaging their cars when refused, a report said. Richard Decker, 31, began sending the messages to Sussex County farms and horse stables in 2018, asking the animal ...
14:13 2019-10-11

Iran’s state-run news agency says oil tanker hit by explosive near Saudi Arabia Iran’s state-run news agency said in a statement released early Friday that one of their oil tankers was hit by an explosive while off the coast of Saudi Arabia. The agency claimed the explosion had set the oil tanker on fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah in what they called a “terr...
14:13 2019-10-11

After Fox News Poll, Late Night Wonders Where Trump Can Turn for Support “If Trump can’t rely on Fox News to make himself feel better, what can he watch?” Seth Meyers joked after a poll found strong support for impeaching the president....
14:13 2019-10-11

Lengthy UAW strike at GM to cost $1.5 billion: Credit Suisse An ongoing workers' strike at General Motors Co could cost the automaker about $1.5 billion, brokerage Credit Suisse said on Friday, throwing the U.S. automaker's cost reduction plans off the track and forcing key suppliers to cut their 2019 outlook....
14:13 2019-10-11

Uber faces UK tax challenge Uber Technologies Inc says the UK is seeking to classify the company as a transportation provider, potentially opening it up to new tax charges that could weigh heavily on its business, according to UK accounts filings in recent days....
14:13 2019-10-11

A Chinese engineer says he was fired from Facebook after discussing a colleague's death and it's caused outrage in China Getty The firing of a Chinese Facebook engineer who accused the social media giant of mistreating him has provoked anger in China. As first reported by Bloomberg, Yi Yin said he received an email warning on the same day he attended the memorial of a Facebook colleague who killed himself by jumping ...
14:39 2019-10-11

Green Beret to receive Medal of Honor for actions in 2008 Afghanistan battle President Trump will award the Medal of Honor to an Army Green Beret who fought his way up a frozen mountain in Afghanistan to help rescue wounded comrades during a mission to kill or capture a terrorist leader. ...
14:39 2019-10-11

Japan's Capital Braces For One Of The Worst Typhoons In 60 years A powerful typhoon approached Japan on Friday, threatening to batter its capital with the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years, shutting down stores, factories and subway systems and disrupting a......
14:39 2019-10-11

Blast Sets Iran Tanker On Fire Off Saudi, 2 Missiles Hit It: State Media An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck by two missiles off the Saudi port of Jeddah on Friday, Iranian state television reported, quoting the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) which owns the vessel....
14:39 2019-10-11

Bridge Collapse In China Kills Three, Two Injured Three people died and two were injured when a highway bridge collapsed on Thursday in China's eastern province of Jiangsu, state news agency Xinhua said....
14:39 2019-10-11

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work toward ending a two-decade-long conflict with neighboring Eritrea and opening up peace talks with local armed rebel groups....
14:39 2019-10-11

Trump Administration Ramps up Deportations to Cuba Under New Policy (MIAMI) — After seeking asylum in the United States at the Mexican border, Pablo Sanchez was placed in a detention center and is now facing what has become an increasingly common scenario under President Donald Trump: deportation to Cuba. Since the end of the Obama administration, the number o...
14:39 2019-10-11

For Yankees’ Gary Sanchez, Being in the Moment Has Led to Big Ones The catcher credits being mindful for his improvement at the plate and behind it: He more than halved his passed ball total from last year, and his slugging percentage is back up....
14:39 2019-10-11

'It's been brewing': Two years after epic seven-game ALCS, Astros and Yankees set for rematch Two years after the Astros came out ahead in seven games, the Yankees will get another shot at getting bat to the World Series.       ...
15:00 2019-10-11

Thierry Bolloré ousted as Renault chief executive News 11 Oct, 2019 Renault chief executive Thierry Bolloré has been removed from his post, following a vote by the brand’s board to choose his replacement....
15:00 2019-10-11

Row as Jeremy Corbyn's 'heir' Rebecca Long-Bailey gets role picking London MPs A row has broken out after the woman touted as Jeremy Corbyn's likely successor was given a major role in whittling down candidates for key Labour parliamentary seats in London....
15:26 2019-10-11

"Show Your 56-Inch Chest": Kapil Sibal Tweets As PM Meets Xi Jinping Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show his "56 inch" chest by telling Chinese President Xi Jinping to "vacate 5,000 km of land in PoK......
15:26 2019-10-11

BJP Calls Mamata Banerjee's Durga Puja Carnival "Mockery Of Democracy" Durga Puja 2019: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Friday criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for making a "mockery of democracy" by organising the Durga Puja Carnival in the city, when......
15:26 2019-10-11

Shashi Tharoor Declines To Be Member Of External Affairs Panel: Report Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has declined to be a member of the parliamentary standing committee on External Affairs, PTI sources said on Friday....
15:26 2019-10-11

EOS co-CEO used company funds for ‘lavish lifestyle’: lawsuit The co-head of a popular lip balm maker bled his company dry to fund his “lavish lifestyle” — and then called the cops on a business partner who complained, according to a new lawsuit. Jonathan Teller, whose Eos makes an egg-shaped lip balm sold at drugstores, used the company as his personal piggyb...
15:52 2019-10-11

How F1 teams are preparing for the typhoon ahead of Japanese GP Formula 1 teams will have limited staff at Suzuka on Saturday and are implementing precautionary measures to try to minimise Typhoon Hagibis's impact on their Japanese Grand Prix preparations...
15:52 2019-10-11

Haas F1 team boss Gunther Steiner fined for causing "moral injury" Haas Formula 1 team principal Gunther Steiner has been fined €7500 for causing "moral injury" to a steward and harming the reputation of motorsport and the FIA...
15:52 2019-10-11

El Camino review – Breaking Bad movie finally gives fans closure Picking up right where the hit drama left off, Netflix’s follow-up film shows Jesse Pinkman’s next move ... though it’s not the thriller you may have hoped forJesse Pinkman grafted his way into the pop culture pantheon through a combination of innocence (soon lost), idiocy (largely maintained) and a...
15:52 2019-10-11

Wasting food is wrong. But what to do with the leftovers? | Coco Khan My boyfriend told me I ought not to give a chicken such power over my wellbeingBefore checking out of our family holiday let, a minor disagreement broke out. The opponents: my boyfriend and my mother. The dispute: what to do with the remaining food. He argued that we should bin it – you can’t force ...
15:52 2019-10-11

Little Rock school district won't be divided into two groups, but teachers fear they'll lose rights An Arkansas school board vote against state supervision of public schools may have eased fears of resegregation in the capital city of Little Rock, but a vote to strip the teacher's union of their rights is reigniting a different fight....
15:52 2019-10-11

Kremlin eyes possible Putin-Trump meeting in Chile in November: RIA The Kremlin said on Friday that it would look into the possibility of Russian President Vladimir Putin meeting his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Chile in November, the RIA news agency reported....
15:52 2019-10-11

Romanian president says to appoint PM-designate by Oct. 15 Romania's President Klaus Iohannis said on Friday he intends to appoint a prime minister-designate by Oct. 15 to form a transitional government, likely to be led by the main opposition party, until a parliamentary election in 2020....
15:52 2019-10-11

Car bomb hits Syrian Kurdish-held city of Qamishli: SDF official A car bomb went off outside a restaurant in the Syrian Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli on Friday, an official in the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said....
15:52 2019-10-11

Porsche and Boeing to develop flying car concept Porsche and Boeing have released this image of a flying car Two firms will explore the viability of urban air travel and produce a prototype Porsche and Boeing are developing an electric flying car concept as part of a new partnership exploring the “premium urban air mobility market”, the two bra...
16:13 2019-10-11

Toyota LQ concept is self-driving electric hatchback Tokyo-bound mobility solution features air-conditioned seats, striking modern styling and artificially intelligent assistant Toyota has unveiled an AI-equipped self-driving hatchback as the centrepiece of its stand at the Tokyo motor show, taking place later this month.  The LQ concept is a develop...
16:13 2019-10-11

Opinion: Why Dyson failed Dyson's first car was due to be on our roads in less than 18 months, so what went wrong? Yesterday, Dyson dropped the bombshell news it is canning its car project because it isn't financially viable. Yes, there had been long-term doubters, unimpressed by Dyson’s financial commitment to the project ...
16:13 2019-10-11

How our obsession with the super rich led to rise of Succession The Roy family’s privileged misery gives viewers the justice they crave in Trump era• Breath of fresh heir: how Succession became the must-watch TV of the yearTV critics have called HBO and Sky’s hit drama Succession the perfect show for the Trump era, with its morally bankrupt characters summing up...
16:39 2019-10-11

Little Rock school district won't be divided An Arkansas school board vote against state supervision of public schools may have eased fears of resegregation in the capital city of Little Rock, but a vote to strip the teacher's union of their rights is reigniting a different fight....
16:39 2019-10-11

Key impeachment witness Sondland will testify under subpoena next week After being blocked by the Trump administration this week, U.S. ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will testify before the House next week on a congressional subpoena....
16:39 2019-10-11

October snowstorm delays hundreds of flights, shuts down highways in central U.S. Some trees have yet to shed their leaves, but the first blizzard of the season is already whipping the central United States with disruptive snow and temperatures more common in the heart of winter....
16:39 2019-10-11

'Jersey Shore' star Mike Sorrentino talks prison life with Michael Cohen, Billy McFarland “Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino shared details about his time in prison, the famous people he met inside and his life now that he’s a free man....
17:26 2019-10-11

Kevin Hart speaks out on near-fatal car crash as investigators says recklessness caused accident Kevin Hart issued a statement about the car accident that left him and others severely injured as California Highway Patrol released details of its investigation into the crash....
17:26 2019-10-11

'We will win or we will die,' say defiant Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria The road into Tal Abyad was eerily empty. The Syrian border town's shops were all shuttered, following a steady stream of artillery strikes on its outskirts that began Thursday....
17:52 2019-10-11

New Pixel 4 leak highlights the phone’s signature features Four more days. That’s it, that’s how long we all have to wait until the Pixel 4 leaks go away. The new Google phone launches on October 15th, and will likely hit stores in the coming weeks, but the phone is hardly a secret. Not only did we see every little feature detailed in thorough l...
18:13 2019-10-11

PS5 is already available for preorder, but that doesn’t actually mean anything Sony confirmed the official name of the PS5 a few days ago, announcing that the PlayStation 5 will hit stores in late 2020, just as previously announced. The company also unveiled a brand new controller that will launch alongside the PS5, and the demo seemed to offer some clues that the rumored Play...
18:13 2019-10-11

Samsung Is Pouring $11 Billion Into Next-Generation Displays Samsung's investment was presented as a move to reorganize the display industry while maintaining Samsung's global lead and South Korea's established dominance....
18:39 2019-10-11

All You Need to Know About Netflix's Next Indian Movie, Upstarts Upstarts Netflix Hindi movie release date, IMDb, cast, trailer, director, and more - here's all you need to know about Netflix's next original film from India....
18:39 2019-10-11

Afghanistan football official banned by Fifa over sex abuse scandal Former Fifa committee member Sayed Aghazada has been banned from all football for five years for failing to act upon reports of sexual abuse towards female players in Afghanistan....
19:00 2019-10-11

Brazilian fintech Nubank has grown to 15 million users: CEO Brazilian financial technology start-up Nubank now has 15 million clients, the firm's chief executive said on Friday, a figure which underlines the rapid growth of the Sequoia Capital-backed venture in Latin America's largest economy....
19:00 2019-10-11

Itochu lifts stake in Chinese EV maker Singulato, may invest more: sources Japan's Itochu Corp has invested nearly $100 million in Chinese electric vehicle maker Singulato Motors to lift its stake to about 7% and plans to boost the holding if the startup meets certain conditions, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:00 2019-10-11

SAP reverts to co-CEOs after showman McDermott's decade of growth Bill McDermott stood down on Friday after a decade building up SAP as the world's leading enterprise software company, handing the task of completing its transition to cloud computing to new co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein....
19:00 2019-10-11

Australia's Clean TeQ ends agreement with MCC to develop battery metals project Australian mine developer Clean TeQ Holdings Ltd said on Friday it terminated an agreement with Metallurgical Corporation of China to develop its Sunrise Battery Materials Complex, further delaying the project....
19:00 2019-10-11

Islamic State women attack security at Syria camp: SDF Women affiliated with Islamic State attacked security offices with sticks and stones on Friday during unrest at a camp where they were held by Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria, the region where Turkey has launched attacks, a Syrian Kurdish official said....
19:00 2019-10-11

Ex-Ukraine envoy says Trump pressured State Department to remove her: report The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told lawmakers on Friday that President Donald Trump pressured the State Department to remove her as part of a concerted campaign against her, the Washington Post reported....
19:00 2019-10-11

'We feel betrayed': Kurds in U.S. voice anger at Trump's troop pullback Like many Kurds living in the United States, Lava Antar has had a hard time sleeping this week, waking often to check reports of Turkish jets and artillery pounding her northeast Syria homeland. Once, she learned her former neighbor's 30-year-old son was killed....
19:00 2019-10-11

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and Islamic State....
19:00 2019-10-11

SDF: Five Islamic State fighters escape jail in Syria's Qamishli Five Islamic State militants broke out of a prison in northeast Syria on Friday after Turkish shelling nearby, a military media official in the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said....
19:00 2019-10-11

EU, Britain to hold intense Brexit talks as UK departure date nears The European Union and Britain agreed on Friday to hold intense talks over the next few days in a bid to secure a deal over Britain's departure from the bloc, but arrangements over British-Irish border controls remain at issue, the EU said....
19:00 2019-10-11

Banks ramp up bets on Brexit deal as mood music improves Major investment banks said on Friday they had become more optimistic on the prospects for a Brexit deal, following an upbeat meeting between British and Irish leaders that buoyed the pound....
19:00 2019-10-11

Aaron Paul on making the top-secret 'Breaking Bad' movie: 'It felt like a 'Star Wars' set' "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan and star Aaron Paul dish on new Jesse Pinkman movie "El Camino," which picks up where the hit series left off.        ...
19:00 2019-10-11

'Graham Norton' is the best late-night talk show you're not watching "The Graham Norton Show" deftly combines celebrities and a rambunctious host to create a late-night talk show better than any American version.        ...
19:00 2019-10-11

Brexit Talks to Intensify as Prospect of Deal Improves EU and U.K. officials will intensify Brexit talks in an attempt to reach an agreement on Britain’s split from the bloc before a leaders’ summit next week....
19:00 2019-10-11

Elliott ranks as busiest activist hedge fund in third quarter, again Elliott Management, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, kept up its blistering pace of pushing for corporate changes during the third quarter, outspending all rivals with campaigns at AT&T and......
19:26 2019-10-11

Trevor Noah: 'Not helping in a war is one area President Bone Spurs has experience with' Late-night hosts assess Turkey’s Trump-facilitated military strikes in northern Syria and the unraveling of Rudy Giuliani’s teamA new Fox News poll found that 51% of registered voters supported both Donald Trump’s impeachment and his removal from office – a finding from his favorite channel that “mu...
19:52 2019-10-11

Congress Can Seek Trump’s Financial Records, Appeals Court Rules The ruling, by a three-judge panel, handed a victory to House Democrats whose efforts to obtain the documents have been stonewalled by the White House....
19:52 2019-10-11

How criminals are playing the gaming industry and what you can do about it (VB Live) There’s real money to be stolen from games and gamers and the number of threats just keep growing. Learn how to fight back in this VB Live event.Read More...
19:52 2019-10-11

How Smite esports helps keep 30 million players engaged with the game Hi-Rez Studios invested heavily in Smite's esports ecosystem, and it is paying off. Players who watch Smite esports are more engaged with the game.Read More...
19:52 2019-10-11

PC shipments grew in Q3 2019 thanks to Windows 10 refresh The PC market grew slightly in Q3 2019, up 1.1% according to Gartner and up 3.0% according to IDC. Lenovo and HP led the pack, and Dell was third.Read More...
19:52 2019-10-11

Chinese delegation departs USTR building as U.S. trade talks conclude Chinese officials, led by Vice Premier Liu He, departed the U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday, signaling that two days of U.S.-China trade talks had concluded....
19:52 2019-10-11

China has invited Lighthizer, Mnuchin for further trade talks: CNN Beijing has officially invited U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and their teams for further trade talks in China, a CNN reporter said in a tweet https://twitter.com/CristinaAlesci/status/1182700642416152583?s=20 on Friday....
19:52 2019-10-11

City mayors ‘world’s first responders to climate emergency’, UN chief tells Summit City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate emergency” UN chief António Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors’ summit in Copenhagen....
19:52 2019-10-11

GeoZilla Tracker hands-on: A relatively inexpensive GPS tracker that provides peace of mind Want to track personal items, your dog, or even a kid who isn't old enough to have a phone? That's where the GeoZilla Tracker shines. The $50 Tracker connects to GPS and GSM networks worldwide and reports its location at an interval of your choosing....
19:52 2019-10-11

Watch: Trump celebrates Little League champs before talk with Chinese trade leader The photo-op was scheduled just an hour before Trump was expected to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He amid high-level trade talks between the two economic superpowers....
19:52 2019-10-11

David Pomphret: Man who beat wife to death after she mocked erectile dysfunction found guilty of murder A "quiet man" who bludgeoned his wife to death with a crowbar in a "frenzied" attack is facing a life sentence for murder after being "undone" by a speck of blood on his sock....
19:52 2019-10-11

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Jailed mother's five-year-old daughter reunited with father in UK after almost four years in Iran Sleepy-eyed and clutching a hand-knitted doll, five-year-old ­Gabriella Zaghari-Ratcliffe fell into her father's arms as she arrived back at Heathrow....
19:52 2019-10-11

National Coming Out Day: How YouTube enabled viral celebs to shed fear, share stories It's National Coming Out Day 2019. YouTubers Nikita Dragun, Elle Mills, Ingrid Nilsen and Eugene Lee Yang share what inspired their coming out videos.       ...
19:52 2019-10-11

Alan Smith: I feared for Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham after Super Cup, but he's shown his true character since Walking away from Besiktas's Vodafone Park stadium in August, I seriously wondered whether Tammy Abraham was going to crack it as a Premier League striker....
20:26 2019-10-11

Arsene Wenger: Raheem Sterling one of the best in Europe but is unlikely to match Ronaldo and Messi Arsene Wenger has hailed Raheem Sterling as one of the best players in Europe, but has doubts about whether the England forward can hit the heights of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi....
20:26 2019-10-11

Nike shuts down Oregon Project after Salazar ban "Nike has shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group, following the recent four-year ban of founder and coach Alberto Salazar by the US Anti-Doping Agency."...
20:26 2019-10-11

Bandai Namco discounts its Switch library until October 21st The holidays are nearly upon us. For some, that means a whole lot of traveling. Switch owners can stock up on cheap digital downloads during Bandai Namco's publisher sale to stay occupied during flights, long drives and restless nights in lumpy child......
20:26 2019-10-11

PC sales are growing despite processor shortages It's been a challenging year for PC sales, with rising competition from mobile devices and a trade war between the US and China causing supply chain issues. Despite that, a report from IT research firm Gartner shows that worldwide PC sales actually g......
20:26 2019-10-11

Turkey-Syria payback: Norway suspends arms sales to Erdogan regime, exposing cracks in NATO solidarity Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria this week has not only been met with international condemnation – but it has also induced something of a schism between members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)....
20:26 2019-10-11

3-year-old boy hit by truck after getting off bus on Staten Island A 3-year-old boy who had just gotten off the bus with his mom at a busy Staten Island intersection was hit by a pickup truck Friday, police said. The child broke free from his parent near the corner of Barrett and Forest avenues around 10:19 a.m., ran out across the front of the bus and......
20:26 2019-10-11

Man accused of killing four homeless men in Chinatown indicted The vagrant accused of fatally bludgeoning four homeless men and seriously injuring a fifth has been indicted in connection with the Chinatown rampage, prosecutors announced Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. Randy Santos, 24, didn’t appear for the brief hearing, and the indictment against him rema...
20:26 2019-10-11

FDNY firefighter busted for allegedly taking pictures up woman’s dress An FDNY firefighter was arrested Thursday for taking pictures up a woman’s dress with a cellphone, cops said. Gary Pandolfino was called out by a good Samaritan around 9 p.m. after snapping pics of the woman who was riding up the escalator in front of him at the Lexington Avenue/59th Street station,...
20:26 2019-10-11

Five of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s attackers face potential life sentences for Bronx murder The five gangbangers convicted in the vicious Bronx slaying of teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz were sentenced Friday to up to life behind bars. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, 25, was the first to be handed the hefty sentence of life in prison without parole in a Bronx courtroom by Judge Robert Neary...
20:26 2019-10-11

Two thugs assault on-duty NYPD captain during robbery attempt A plainclothes NYPD captain was beaten up in a near-robbery Thursday while on the job in Manhattan, cops said. The captain was investigating a case near Tenth Avenue and West 41st Street around 6:30 p.m. when an unidentified man approached him on the sidewalk and blocked his path, police said. ̶...
20:26 2019-10-11

Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying Delayed Until Sunday Morning, May Still Be Canceled As Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan, Formula One officials have decided to start taking action to, hopefully, reduce any unnecessary danger to fans and drivers attending the Japanese Grand Prix. All Saturday action has been canceled, and qualifying has been moved to Sunday morning before the race....
20:52 2019-10-11

The 2019 Lincoln Navigator Is A Glorious Return To American Opulence We never had kings or queens here in America. (Well, we did before we were our own country, but we showed those fools what we really thought of them.) If we did, though, they’d all be driving 2019 Lincoln Navigators. The car is flush with splendor, rich with opulence and brings back the lavishness ...
20:52 2019-10-11

This Is The Woman Who Gave Us The Volkswagen GTI's Golf Ball Shifter And Plaid Seats Some of the most distinguishing things about the Volkswagen Golf GTI are the plaid seats and the golf ball-style shifter. They’re iconic touches to an iconic hot hatchback, and they were the ideas from one Gunhild Liljequist, an interior designer who worked at Volkswagen for some 30 years....
20:52 2019-10-11

Charli XCX Must Think We're Idiots Charli XCX, the pop singer heralded as a car enthusiast icon with the release of the radioactively catchy “Vroom Vroom” single back in 2016, has let everybody down with her new music video for a song titled “White Mercedes.” The error on display here is truly embarrassing, a spit in the face, painfu...
20:52 2019-10-11

Dodgers quickly decide Dave Roberts’ fate after playoff debacle The Dodgers’ season came to a stunning end at the hands of the Nationals in the National League Division Series on Wednesday, and manager Dave Roberts took a lot of heat for the short postseason run. But Roberts, who came to the team in 2016, will return next season, according to the Los Angeles Tim...
20:52 2019-10-11

Giants turned grim Patriots matchup into building block: ‘Can beat anyone’ FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Giants arrived at Gillette Stadium to play the undefeated Patriots Thursday night in a way very similar to how the winless Jets did two-and-a-half weeks ago. They limped in with a depleted roster and seemingly little hope of upsetting the Super Bowl champions. Like the Jets, ...
20:52 2019-10-11

How Yankees should handle the unusual return of Aaron Hicks Cindy: Brenda, I thought you were dead. Brenda: Oh, I thought you were dead, too! — “Scary Movie 4” Let’s face it: We all thought Aaron Hicks’ 2019 baseball season was dead. Including Hicks. The center fielder’s 2020 stood in jeopardy, moreover, as he chillaxed at his Arizona home and waited to see ...
20:52 2019-10-11

Shark Tank star's wife now facing fine, not jail time, after Canada fatal boat crash The wife of Shark Tank star Kevin O'Leary is now facing a fine and no jail time after she was charged with careless operation of a vehicle following a boat crash that caused two deaths and three injuries, Canadian prosecutors said on Friday....
20:52 2019-10-11

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (OSLO, Norway) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country’s long-running border conflict with Eritrea. The Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday also praised the “important reforms” that...
20:52 2019-10-11

Valtteri Bottas 'not distracted' despite Japanese GP schedule change Like the Rugby World Cup, this weekend's Formula One race in Suzuka is feeling the effects of the fast-approaching Typhoon Hagibis with qualifying moved to race day on Sunday....
21:13 2019-10-11

Tanzania president tells Burundi refugees to 'go back home' Burundi refugees should head home and not "expect citizenship" in Tanzania, said Tanzanian President John Maguful. A failed coup and deadly clashes in Burundi had prompted thousands to flee across the border....
21:13 2019-10-11

Deadly wildfire forces 100,000 to evacuate Los Angeles A wildfire that began in inland California on Thursday night has now reached Los Angeles. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control blaze....
21:13 2019-10-11

Olga Tokarczuk: 'Literature is meant to provoke thought' Literature is meant to be provocative, to raise doubts and address issues that are not evident, says Polish nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk. She never meant her books to be political, she told DW....
21:13 2019-10-11

Brexit: EU, UK get go-ahead to 'intensify talks' EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and UK Stephen Barclay will "intensify" negotiations after getting the go-ahead from the remaining 27 member states. The EU Commission will assess their progress on Monday....
21:13 2019-10-11

Germany: Halle suspect confesses to Yom Kippur shooting The suspect in the synagogue attack, Stephan B., has confessed to the shooting in the eastern German city of Halle. He cited anti-Semitic and right-wing extremist motives for the attack....
21:13 2019-10-11

How can Germany better protect its synagogues? A wooden door was all that stood between worshippers and a neo-Nazi terrorist bloodbath at a German synagogue on Judaism's holiest day. Leaders of Germany's Jewish community are asking for better protection....
21:13 2019-10-11

Opinion: The anti-Semitism targeting us Jews isn’t 'back' — it never left The Halle synagogue attack underscores what is downplayed: the threat against Jews is here and always has been. DW’s Kyra Levine, a US-born Jew living in Berlin, says Germany must lead the fight against anti-Semitism....
21:13 2019-10-11

Goodbye unproductive binge-watching, hello 2,000 CuriosityStream documentaries CuriosityStream is a video on-demand brainchild of John Hendricks, the media visionary who started the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and a host of programming dedicated to learning. Packed with over 2,000 documentaries, TV series and a host of award-winning originals, Curiosity Stream seeks ...
21:13 2019-10-11

Boxing News at Five: Wilder says Fury’s ‘lineal title’ means “nothing”, Mayweather turns down China exhibition to pursue Pacquiao Deontay Wilder has been amused by Tyson Fury's WWE exploits, and Floyd Mayweather scraps China play-fight to go after Manny Pacquiao The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder says Fury’s ‘lineal title’ means “nothing”, Mayweather turns down China exhibition to pursue Pacquiao appeared first on Boxing Ne...
21:13 2019-10-11

Dereck Chisora and Anthony Joshua set to help each other prepare for pivotal upcoming fights David Haye describes Dereck Chisora and Anthony Joshua as ‘ideal sparring partners for each other’ The post Dereck Chisora and Anthony Joshua set to help each other prepare for pivotal upcoming fights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:13 2019-10-11

GM Talks With UAW Hit Impasse, Propelling Strike Into the Weekend General Motors and the United Auto Workers accused each other of not working hard enough to reach a new four-year contract, end the 26-day strike and put 46,000 full-time factory employees back to work....
21:52 2019-10-11

Mum reveals she let teenage daughter smoke cannabis before GCSE exam to 'help imagination' A mum has sparked controversy online after revealing she allowed her teenage daughter to smoke cannabis before a GCSE exam to "help with her imagination"....
21:52 2019-10-11

Stephon Clark’s Sons Reach $2.4 Million Settlement Over Police Killing The city of Sacramento agreed to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Mr. Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by officers in 2018....
21:52 2019-10-11

Meet the Ranchers Claiming the Amazon Welcome to the lawless heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Here, cattle ranchers and loggers — emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro — are clearing and burning huge swaths of rainforest every day in the name of progress....
21:52 2019-10-11

Pittsburgh Steelers' Chris Boswell received death threats after worst season of his career, teammate says Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell received death threats as he put together one of the worst seasons of his career, his teammate said Thursday....
22:13 2019-10-11

NBA in China: League cancels media availability as it closes out disastrous preseason trip For several days, the NBA's stars and coaches have appeared uncomfortable, unwilling or unable to discuss the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and China's mainland human rights abuses. The league's solution? Shutting down discussion altogether....
22:13 2019-10-11

Patriots stay unbeaten, beat Giants 35-14; Brady now No. 2 on NFL passing-yards list Tom Brady had two touchdown runs and moved ahead of Peyton Manning for second place on the NFL's all-time passing yards list as the New England Patriots pulled away for a 35-14 victory over the New York Giants on Thursday night....
22:13 2019-10-11

Houston Football Player Calls Out Dana Holgorsen, Says Coach Is Tanking The Season Houston Cougars offensive lineman Justin Murphy, who left the team Tuesday, shared his experience Thursday about his rough year with the program, as well as the specific mismanagement of head coach Dana Holgorsen. Murphy, a sixth-year graduate transfer who also attended Texas Tech and UCLA, said his...
22:13 2019-10-11

iPhone 11 Pro review: the best small phone available A cracking camera, great screen and 32-hour battery life – but at an eye-watering priceApple’s iPhone has gone “pro” for its 11th iteration, with dramatically improved cameras and longer battery life, which make the smaller iPhone 11 Pro the king of more manageable phones.Costing from £1,049 the iPh...
22:13 2019-10-11

Canadian wife of man accused of espionage in Iran back in Canada: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is confirming that a dual Iranian-Canadian citizen who has been denied permission to leave Iran is now safe at home in Canada....
22:39 2019-10-11

Friday’s Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turkey’s Syria offensive; history’s made as countries step forward to tackle global statelessness; Burkina Faso violence forces 500,000 from their homes; '...
22:39 2019-10-11

Carlsberg creates ‘world’s first’ paper beer bottle Drinking beer might not be the best for your health, but Carlsberg is out to prove it can be better for the environment. The Dutch beermaker says they’ve created the first paper beer bottle, made from sustainable wood fiber with a coated interior to prevent seepage. Two prototypes are in the w...
22:39 2019-10-11

EPA proposes new rules on lead contamination in drinking water The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics aren't completely satisfied....
22:39 2019-10-11

NYC’s ‘best steakhouse,’ Peter Luger, launches online reservations Carnivores couldn’t steak the wait for a table. So after 132 years in business, NYC’s legendary Peter Luger is now accepting online reservations for its Williamsburg location. Previously, hopeful patrons had to call the eatery for a seat — and some felt they were spending “a little...
22:39 2019-10-11

Smoke a few cigarettes a day? May as well smoke a pack: study A smoke’s no joke. Smoking five cigarettes a day hurts your lungs nearly as much as smoking two packs, according to new research by Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. They also found that lung function doesn’t restore itself nearly as quickly as you m...
22:39 2019-10-11

New species of carnivorous dinosaur with ‘shark-like’ teeth discovered in Thailand The newly-discovered dinosaur, which would have measured 25 feet in length, is part of a group of ancient predators called carcharodontosaurids, which were notable for their large size and dagger-like teeth....
22:39 2019-10-11

We were promised a less Eurocentric Nobel. We got two laureates from Europe | Maya Jaggi Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke may be fine writers but their awards only add to suspicions over the prize’s limited horizonsOlga Tokarczuk: the dreadlocked feminist winner the Nobel needed‘A troubling choice’: authors criticise Handke’s controversial Nobel winIn the run-up to Thursday’s announcemen...
22:39 2019-10-11

Make Gun Powder, Andhra's Fiery And Flavourful Powder And The Healthy Curry Leaf Powder At Home This dal powder is standard fare at many Andhra restaurants like Nagarjuna in Bengaluru or Amaravati in Chennai and is always available in homes across Andhra....
22:39 2019-10-11

Ethiopian Prime Minister awarded Nobel Peace Prize: Guterres hails his ‘people first’ agenda The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been praised by the UN Secretary-General for creating a pathway to stability in the Horn of Africa region....
23:13 2019-10-11

Sharp Cuts in Immigration Threaten U.S. Economy and Innovation Trump administrations restrictions are bound to slow growth and, if the 1920s are a guide, could make American scientists and inventors less productive, the economist Austan Goolsbee says....
23:13 2019-10-11

Ronan Farrow says there were 'multiple' accusations against Matt Lauer before Brooke Nevils Ronan Farrow says that there were multiple non disclosure agreements that involved Matt Lauer accusers prior to his 2017 firing.        ...
23:13 2019-10-11

Wind-driven fire near Los Angeles threatens homes Los Angeles authorities say about 100,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes because of a wildfire on the northern edge of the city in the San Fernando Valley area. (Oct. 11)        ...
23:13 2019-10-11

This is the world's heaviest avocado – and yes, it was used to make guacamole A family in Hawaii has claimed the title of world's heaviest avocado, with their fruit weighing in at a whopping 5.6 pounds.        ...
23:13 2019-10-11

Citi pays $30 million fine to settle real-estate violations: regulator Citibank has agreed to pay a $30 million fine to settle charges of repeated violations of real estate holding rules and for failing to meet its commitment to take corrective actions, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) said on Friday....
23:39 2019-10-11

Steelers rule out QB Rudolph; Hodges to start Devlin Hodges, who took the majority of the first-team reps in practice, will start at quarterback for the Steelers now that Mason Rudolph (concussion) has been ruled out....
23:39 2019-10-11

Randy Couture breaks down Magomedkerimov-Curtis I PFL commentator and UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture breaks diwb the first fight between Magomed Magomedkerimov and Chris Curtis, ahead of Friday's rematch in the PFL playoffs....
23:39 2019-10-11

Da Vinci bridge design stuns researchers 500 years later Perhaps the most famous painter, inventor and sculptor ever, Leonardo da Vinci's name resonates in the annals of history. While he may be best known for works such as the "Mona Lisa" and "Salvador Mundi," a bridge design he created for the Ottoman Empire could be his most awe-inspiring work....
00:00 2019-10-12

Marie Yovanovitch says Trump ousted her over ‘unfounded and false claims’ Marie L. Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, told House impeachment investigators Friday that she was abruptly forced out of her role in May at the direction of President Donald Trump. Defying State Department orders to ignore the House's demand for her testimony, Yovanovitch said De...
00:00 2019-10-12

Romney steps up as Trump tries to trample him President Donald Trump wants to sideline Mitt Romney — but the Utah senator isn’t having it.Even as he faces a barrage of attacks from the president and his allies, Romney is mapping out plans to play a central role in 2020 — headlining party events, shelling out cash from his campaign war chest, an...
00:00 2019-10-12

‘Charlie’s Angels’ trailer is full of guns, gams and glam Good morning, Angels — and Angel wannabes. Sony Pictures Entertainment dropped a new trailer Friday for the second film reboot of the camp-classic 1970s series “Charlie’s Angels.” And, as one might expect, it’s full of guns, gams and glam. The two-minute clip features Kristen...
00:00 2019-10-12

The Black Keys’ bromance is back on ‘Let’s Rock’ album, tour From the gloomy grit of Akron, Ohio, to the glitz of the Grammys, The Black Keys are one of the more unlikely success stories in rock. With a hard-driving, blues-drenched sound, the duo of guitarist-singer Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney, friends since childhood, broke through with their six...
00:00 2019-10-12

California bans private prisons and immigrant detention centers California is banning its use of for-profit prisons, a method it once embraced as a means to ease overcrowding but has since drawn the scorn of prisoner and immigrant advocacy groups over substandard conditions and alleged abuses. ...
00:00 2019-10-12

Thomas Cook failure spurs UK to act on airlifting tourists home Britain's government plans to introduce new legislation to make it easier and faster to bring home stranded holidaymakers after the collapse of tour company Thomas Cook led to the country’s biggest ever peacetime repatriation....
00:00 2019-10-12

The New Digimon Mobile Game Is More About Bonding Than Battling It doesn’t take a lot to win a fight in Digimon: ReArise, the latest digital monster game for iOS and Android devices. As long as your party is properly leveled up, the auto-battle function breezes through the turn-based team battles. The real challenge in Digimon: ReArise is collecting, raising, an...
00:26 2019-10-12

EVE Online Enemies Are Working Together To Encourage More War EVE Online has been made famous by its players doing outrageous things in their shared sandbox. Recently, a group of players on opposing factions came together to shut down the ability for players to make money in the game, so that they can focus on war instead....
00:26 2019-10-12

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy VI’s release in North America (as Final Fantasy II Today marks the 25th anniversary of Final Fantasy VI’s release in North America (as Final Fantasy III). Let’s play it (a little) and reminisce (a lot) over on our Twitch channel!...
00:26 2019-10-12

The Tension Of Playing Overwatch During A Blizzard Controversy Yesterday, like I do every day, I wrapped up my workday, closed my Chrome tabs and, without pausing, hit the Windows button on my keyboard. In the search bar, I typed “Over-” and hit enter. My eyes found the big, blue “Play” button on the game launcher. Overwatch’s familiar orchestral music swelled ...
00:26 2019-10-12

PM To Gift Annam Lamp, Thanjavur Painting To Chinese President: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to gift Nachiarkoil, a six-feet Annam lamp richly coated with gold and a three-feet high Thanjavur painting of dancing Saraswathi to Chinese President Xi......
00:26 2019-10-12

Army Soldier Killed In Pakistan Shelling In J&K's Rajouri: Officials An army soldier was killed when Pakistani troops resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Friday, a defence spokesperson said....
00:26 2019-10-12

Sonia Gandhi Asks Bengal Congress To Hold Joint Campaign With Left Front Congress president Sonia Gandhi has asked leaders of the party's West Bengal unit to conduct joint movement with the Left Front against the ruling TMC and BJP, senior Congress leader Abdul Mannan said......
00:26 2019-10-12

Logic Of Order Over Judges Appointments "Flawed": Ravi Shankar Prasad Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that the government had accepted the Supreme Court's 2015 judgement striking down a law which sought to give the executive a greater say in appointment......
00:26 2019-10-12

PM Modi Praises "Scenic" Mamallapuram After His Day With Xi Jinping After showing Chinese President Xi Jinping around Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took to Twitter to praise the various historic attractions studding the seaside town......
00:26 2019-10-12

'The Stand': Katherine McNamara, Eion Bailey, Hamish Linklater join Stephen King series Katherine McNamara, Eion Bailey and Hamish Linklater are set to star in CBS All Access' upcoming limited series "The Stand," based on the 1978 Stephen King novel of the same name....
00:26 2019-10-12

Shepard Smith Announces Departure From Fox News Fox News is experiencing a shake up with the departure of longtime host Shepard Smith. On Friday, he shocked the news with the announcement that he will be leaving his role as chief news......
00:26 2019-10-12

The MixtapE! Presents Harry Styles, Jennifer Lopez and More New Music Musts New music Fridays are a thrilling, yet daunting prospect for any music lover. It's essentially a weekly holiday where fan-favorite artists and fresh faces alike drop their latest......
00:26 2019-10-12

Pentagon sending more troops, materiel to Saudi Arabia over Iran The U.S. Defense Department announced Friday it will send thousands of additional troops and more equipment to Saudi Arabia, in response to months of heightened tensions in the region involving Riyadh and Iran....
00:52 2019-10-12

'Walking Dead' stuntman death: Judge rules lawsuit against producers should move forward A Georgia judge denied defendants' motions to toss a wrongful death lawsuit involving a "Walking Dead" stuntman. The suit is set for a December trial.        ...
00:52 2019-10-12

Ocasio-Cortez tells world's mayors drastic action needed on climate crisis In a passionate address to leaders of 94 cities in Copenhagen, the congresswoman called ‘runaway’ pursuit of profit unsustainableUS congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned that tackling the climate crisis will involve making dramatic economic changes in a passionate closing speech at the C40 W...
00:52 2019-10-12

Donald Trump hails 'phase one' US trade deal with China The US and China have made progress and come to a "phase one" deal, US President Donald Trump has said. Washington suspended the tariff hike on $250 billions in Chinese goods which was set to go into effect next week....
01:13 2019-10-12

100,000 flee as Turkish offensive pushes into Syria Turkey has remained defiant in the face of international criticism, insisting the military will push forward with its incursion. The UN has warned of an impending humanitarian crisis as thousands flee to safety....
01:13 2019-10-12

Trump on red line with Turkey: 'We'll see' President Donald Trump wouldn't say Friday what the red line would be triggering sanctions to be implemented against Turkey, responding only, 'we'll see." Trump also told reporters the U.S. is sending more troops and equipment to Saudi Arabia. (Oct. 11)        ...
01:13 2019-10-12

SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology's shares tumble in market debut Shares of SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology Inc fell as much as 28% in one of the worst market debuts in recent months, adding to the gloom in the IPO market after WeWork's failed attempt to list its stock....
01:13 2019-10-12