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Swimming with sea turtles in the Bahamas

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Swimming with sea turtles in the Bahamas

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Let the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wake Your Kid Up If you have trouble motivating your child to get out of bed in the mornings, you may want to consider employing the help of some animated characters. Google Assistant’s Character Alarms use voiceovers and music from popular animated franchises like Nickelodeon’s Rise of the…...
14:39 2019-05-21

This summer win an internship at a Maldives resort looking after turtles The Coco Palm resort in the Maldives is offering a two-week internship this summer to work at that resort's turtle rescue center.        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

Trained dogs are saving turtles across the Midwest FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. — Some dogs find joy in bones and treats. For John Rucker’s seven Boykin spaniels, they are excited about praise after finding ornate box turtles. “I’m the only person in the world who travels all over the United States with seven dogs doing this for clients,” Rucker...
19:13 2019-06-27

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Green turtles are dying because they are mistaking plastic for food Green turtles are at risk of death from the plastic floating in the oceans because they think it is food, according to a new study. The plastics often look like seagrass to the turtles, a staple of their diets....
02:26 2019-08-10

Sylvester Stallone is still pals with turtles from original ‘Rocky’ These tough turtles are not down for the count. Sylvester Stallone, 72, has kept in touch with his two hard-shelled pals from the original “Rocky.” “”With my original buddies from the first Rocky … CUFF and LINK, now about 44 years old!” Stallone captioned a selfi...
21:39 2019-05-24

Man Charged After 3 King Cobras and Scores of Turtles Are Seized From His Home New York authorities called the recovery of nearly 300 animals, including six snapping turtles and six Gila monsters, the largest seizure of illegal reptiles in state history....
18:13 2019-07-07

Animal rescue group needs discarded bras for injured turtles INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina animal rescue group is appealing to women not to throw out their old bras, but instead to send them to their agency to help turtles with broken shells. News outlets report Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is asking women through social media to remove the eye clos...
22:39 2019-06-28

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
18:26 2019-07-05

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in particular, which can be grafted onto the shells of tur...
20:13 2019-06-29

Bahamas has potential for tropical development AccuWeather meteorologists and National Hurricane Center forecasters are monitoring the southwestern Atlantic Ocean for potential gradual tropical development later this week....
23:52 2019-07-21

Hundreds of turtles, Southwest Airlines and a secret video: Trafficking ringleader arrested Nathan Horton is charged with violating the Lacey Act for wildlife trafficking. He illegally shipped hundreds of turtles to China as pets.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

New York man charged after king cobras, hundreds of turtles found in home, officials say A New York state man was charged after authorities seized hundreds of reptiles — including three king cobra snakes — in the "largest seizure of illegal reptiles in state history."...
17:26 2019-07-08

And now, a Twitter bot that collects phrases you can sing to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme In the mid-‘90s, when consumer internet began spreading to homes across the world—back before corporations figured out how to exert control over every aspect of this technology they could think of—the web was a weird, sometimes wonderful place filled with bizarre jokes and unexpected subcultures. Ev...
20:13 2019-06-17

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol said on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-03

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
19:52 2019-08-14

U.S. NHC says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over northwest Bahamas A trough of low pressure located over the northwest Bahamas and the adjacent waters has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
14:52 2019-07-22

Investigators recover helicopter that crashed in Bahamas Accident investigators in the Bahamas say they’ve recovered the helicopter that crashed off the coast of a remote private island on July 4. Seven Americans died in the crash, including coal billionaire Chris Cline, who owned Big Grand Cay...
15:39 2019-07-07

Wikipedia titles you can sing to the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ theme song, tweeted Cartoons have given us a lot over the years. They’ve entertained, they’ve taught us valuable life lessons, but – and most importantly of all – they’ve provided us with some bonafide musical bangers. Just consider the animated X-Men series’ theme song: Or the irresistible shuffle of The Simpsons’ ope...
21:26 2019-06-17

7 Americans Were Killed in a Helicopter Crash in the Bahamas, Police Say (NASSAU, Bahamas) — A helicopter carrying seven Americans to Fort Lauderdale, Florida crashed Thursday off Grand Cay island in the Bahamas, killing everyone on aboard, Bahamian police said. A statement from the Royal Bahamas Police Force said the helicopter went missing shortly after leaving B...
11:52 2019-07-05

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Tropical Depression Three forms over Bahamas, no major strengthening seen: NHC Tropical Depression Three has formed over the Bahamas, but no significant strengthening is expected, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an advisory on Monday....
05:26 2019-07-23

NHC says 60% chance of tropical cyclone near Andros Island, Bahamas An area of low pressure located near Andros Island in the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
22:00 2019-07-22

Fort Fincastle, The Small But Mighty Flatiron Protector of The Bahamas The Bahamas is comprised of 700 islands as well as thousands of rocks and cays (low banks of coral reefs) spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean.  ...
04:13 2019-07-13

Coal tycoon Chris Cline and six others die in Bahamas helicopter crash Daughter and five other US citizens also killed, authorities sayDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cline, a major Republican donor, has died in a helicopter crash outside Big Grand Cay, a string of islands he owned in the Bahamas.In a tweet, Donald Trum...
15:13 2019-07-06

California woman killed by 3 tiger sharks in the Bahamas, report Tragedy in the Bahamas after a 21-year-old was mauled to death by 3 tiger sharks while she was snorkeling with her family. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

British expat death in Bahamas not treated as homicide, police say Body of Dannie Lea, 29, from Stoke-on-Trent was found with serious head injuries The investigation into the death of a British expatriate whose body was found in the Bahamas with serious head injuries is “not being treated as a homicide”, according to Caribbean police.The body of Dannie Lea, 29, a p...
13:52 2019-05-29

Billionaire Chris Cline’s daughter among those killed in helicopter crash off Bahamas The West Virginia billionaire killed in a helicopter crash off the Bahamas died alongside one of his daughters and some of her pals, friends said. Chris Cline, a coal tycoon who once dated Tiger Woods’ ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, was killed Thursday, a day before his 61st birthday, when the chopp...
18:52 2019-07-05

Trio of sharks kills California college student snorkeling in the Bahamas The victim’s parents and family members saw the sharks and tried to yell, but she didn’t hear their warnings in time.       ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Family of woman killed by shark in the Bahamas blames tourism company The family of a California woman who was killed by a shark during a snorkeling excursion in the Bahamas blamed the tour company for not doing enough to save her life. The relatives of 21-year-old Jordan Lindsey called on tour companies to update their safety protocols and “ensure a tragedy like this...
10:00 2019-07-10

7 Americans killed in helicopter crash off Grand Cay island, Bahamas police say Police in the Bahamas say a helicopter flying from Big Grand Cay island to Fort Lauderdale has crashed, killing seven Americans on board.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Coal baron Cline among seven dead in Bahamas helicopter crash: media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline, 61, was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends of Cline....
09:26 2019-07-05

Tropical depression forms in the Bahamas, expected to bring rain to Florida The depression is expected to remain weak, with its primary impact being about 1-3 inches of rain across eastern Florida on Tuesday.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

Family of Bahamas shark attack victim says tour company lacked even a first-aid kit Relatives of Jordan Lindsey, who was killed by sharks while snorkeling in the Bahamas, want better safety protocols to prevent future tragedies.       ...
16:00 2019-07-10

Friends of Chris Cline’s daughter identified as victims in Bahamas helicopter crash Two more victims have been identified in the Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire tycoon Chris Cline and his daughter. Jillian Clark and Delaney Wykle were friends of West Virginia coal magnate’s 22-year-old daughter, Kameron, and aboard the doomed flight, which killed all seven pa...
21:00 2019-07-05

Bahamas shark attack victim Jordan Lindsey tried to save herself before fatal bite A woman mauled to death by sharks tried to swim away with one arm after her other was ripped off – before her leg was torn away too. Jordan Lindsey, 21, was snorkeling in the Bahamas when she was attacked by tiger sharks in front of her horrified mom, Kami, in June. Distraught dad, Michael,......
01:00 2019-08-09

Water Mission co-founder Molly Greene drowns during family trip to Bahamas A South Carolina woman died this week during a family vacation in the Bahamas, according to a report. Molly F. Greene, who is the co-founder of Water Mission, drowned on Wednesday, news station WCBD reported. Through her nonprofit, Greene was dedicated to supplying clean drinking water in disaster a...
19:39 2019-07-18

Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre golf together for Team NFL at Baha Mar Showdown in Bahamas How does Aaron Rodgers describe his golf game in one word? "Inconsistent." The Packers QB had Brett Favre on his Team NFL at tournament in the Bahamas.       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

Trump donor from West Virginia among 7 Americans killed in copter crash in Bahamas, officials say A billionaire coal executive from West Virginia was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash near the Bahamas while traveling back to Florida on the Fourth of July, reports said....
13:52 2019-07-05

Jordan Linsday death: Mother dragged dying daughter to shore after she was savaged by three sharks in the Bahamas The devastated father of an American student who was mauled to death by sharks while on holiday, has told how his wife tried desperately to save her....
15:13 2019-06-28

5 people hurt when tour bus rolls over in the Bahamas. Military aircraft carries 4 to Fort Lauderdale for treatment. Five people injured when a Carnival Cruise tour excursion bus was involved in a rollover accident Monday had to be airlifted by military aircraft for treatment, authorities said....
18:39 2019-06-27

Americans killed in Bahamas helicopter crash included West Virginia Trump donor's daughter, her best friend: officials The Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline and six other people included his daughter and her best friend who were “inseparable.”...
07:13 2019-07-09

Swimming is disgusting A sunburn may not be the only health consequence of your summer beach trips and pool days. A study published last year estimated that recreational water activities are related to 90 million illnesses each year in the U.S., with swimming as one of the primary catalysts of water-borne respiratory, ear...
12:13 2019-07-24

What Is The Best Swimming Stroke? If you can get away with it, you should bail on work right now and head to your local beach, blasting this beach-forward Deadcast on your stereo or in your headphones as you do so. What’s your boss going to do about it? Fire you? Quite possibly, but that’s not happening until you get back from the d...
13:00 2019-08-16

The August Fitness Challenge Is: Swimming You’ve been waiting all year for this, right? We’re going to hop in the pool and swim for exercise. (Lake and ocean swimmers are welcome, too.)...
23:52 2019-08-01

Sun Yang and Swimming Descend Into a Battle Over Doping The six-time Olympic medalist seems to attract every complaint his fellow swimmers have about doping in the sport. It’s all boiling over at the world championships....
23:26 2019-07-23

Mesmerizing images from synchronized swimming championships Synchronized swimmers from around the world compete in various swimming events at the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea.       ...
03:52 2019-07-17

Two people drown during swimming lesson in Far Rockaway Two swimmers — a man and a woman — drowned in the waters off Far Rockaway on Tuesday night, police sources said. Police received a 911 call about 10:20 p.m. reporting two bodies floating in the water off Beach 9th Street near Seagirt Boulevard, authorities said. The victims, believed to ...
12:26 2019-07-10

Swimming: U.S. await result of King DQ appeal USA Swimming have filed an appeal following the disqualification of Lilly King from the women's 200 meters breaststroke heats on Thursday at the world championships in Gwangju....
10:01 2019-07-25

These $30 Bluetooth Headphones Are Designed For Sweating, or Even Swimming Anker’s SoundCore Spirit X headphones are the sportiest member of the SoundBuds family, and are designed with active users in mind. Their ear wings ensure they stay put while you exercise, and an internal hydrophobic coating means your sweat won’t fry them. Hell, you could even swim with them. Their...
17:39 2019-05-30

Former Olympic swimming champion Meilutyte retires at 22 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte has retired at the age 22 while facing questions for missing three doping tests. The Lithuanian Swimming Federation says Meilutyte wants to focus on her studies and other interests. At 15, Meilutyte won gold in the 100-meter b...
11:52 2019-05-22

Fitness tips: a beginner’s guide to sea swimming Why smart swimmers opt for early starts, low tides, and late-summer dipsFit in my 40s: want to swim in open-water? Be prepared for the heebie-jeebiesFind the right spotSearch online for blue flag (clean water) and lifeguard-protected beaches, at rlss.org.uk. Go earlyEspecially if you like to swim in...
10:26 2019-06-15

A Guide to Keeping Your Kids Safe While Swimming Although many kids have been done with school for a couple of weeks now, it’s not truly summer until 1) the summer solstice and 2) the pool water is warm enough to swim in. As of today, at least one of those is upon us, which makes it a good time to review all things swimming and drowning related so...
21:39 2019-06-21

US Teen Loses Her Leg After Being Attacked By Shark While Swimming A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Monday....
06:26 2019-06-04

AR goggles: FORM is sorta like Google Glass, but for swimming While companies like Google, Microsoft offer AR headsets for professional and industrial environments, companies like FORM and Solo focus on fitness.       ...
16:26 2019-07-09

Swimming: FINA need to crack down on 'drug cheat' Sun - Fraser Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is a "drug cheat" who should not be competing at the world championships and governing body FINA need to "get off their backsides" to protect clean athletes, Australian swimming great Dawn Fraser has said....
10:13 2019-07-24

Swimming: Scott returns to pool after podium controversy Britain's Duncan Scott said he was unaware he had been issued a warning by swimming's governing body FINA over his refusal to shake Sun Yang's hand at the medal ceremony for the 200 freestyle on Tuesday....
07:39 2019-07-24

Man swimming off Hawaii coast killed in shark attack A 65-year-old man swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning is now dead after an encounter with a shark. Thomas Smiley, who CNN reports was from California, was approximately 60 yards from Kaanapali Beach at the time. He was brought back ashore and CPR was performed but the man ultimately d...
17:52 2019-05-28

Swimming: Sun doping case needs more 'clarity', says Australia coach Australia's head swimming coach has questioned a panel decision to clear Sun Yang of wrongdoing in refusing a doping test and urged anti-doping authorities to provide more transparency over the Chinese swimmer's case....
13:39 2019-07-14

How swimming healed my heartbreak when my daughter left home I felt panicky as my only child prepared to go off to university. But forcing myself to take up swimming softened the blow of her departureIt is July 2018, and I have just got my dream job as writer-in-residence at a theatre I admire. I am feeling lucky: as a playwright, such jobs are few and far be...
11:52 2019-06-03

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
10:52 2019-05-29

People Fall Ill After Swimming In Lake That's Actually Toxic Dump Several people in Spain have reportedly fallen ill after bathing in Monte Neme - an Instagram-famous tourist spot that appears to be an idyllic turquoise lake but is actually a toxic dump....
15:13 2019-07-22

Swimming: Peaty swims under 57secs to smash breaststroke WR Britain's Adam Peaty became the first to swim the 100 meters breaststroke in under 57 seconds on Sunday, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-finals of the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
15:52 2019-07-21

Swimming: Sun wins men's 400 freestyle gold at world championships China's Sun Yang won his fourth straight 400 meters freestyle title at the world swimming championships on Sunday, touching home first in a time of 3:42.44....
15:52 2019-07-21

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weekend, Australian rival Mack Horton refused to share the podium with Sun after Sun won the 400-meter fre...
02:39 2019-07-25

Coughlin returning to pool in International Swimming League Natalie Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, is returning to the pool as a member of the DC Trident, one of the teams in the new International Swimming League. Although Coughlin never formally retired, she hasn’t competed since the 2016 U.S. Olympic trials. In the years since, she’s ser...
09:26 2019-06-12

EU hails quality of swimming water as the mercury rises BRUSSELS (AP) — With weather temperatures starting to climb, the European Commission says that 85 percent of Europe’s bathing sites have excellent water quality. The commission said Thursday that the islands of Cyprus and Malta, as well as Greece and Austria, have the highest numbers of clean ...
15:26 2019-06-06

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
09:13 2019-06-28

Earthquake makes waves in California swimming pools The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California on Thursday definitely made waves. Videos posted on Twitter by locals in the aftermath of the morning quake shows water in outdoor pools sloshing around fiercely and creating ocean-worthy waves. One body of water in Winnetka, Calif., splas...
00:52 2019-07-05

‘I launch naked into the unknown’: writers on the joy of wild swimming From ice-cold rock pools to secluded riverbanks, six authors reveal their favourite spots in the UK to dive in and find inspirationRachel Edwards, Oxfordshire Continue reading......
21:52 2019-08-10

Ocean Bacteria Colonize Your Skin After Just 10 Minutes of Swimming If sharks and sunburns don’t scare you at the beach, perhaps this will: According to preliminary research out this week, it only takes a 10-minute swim in the ocean to get your skin covered in a fresh coat of bacteria. While that’s not necessarily bad, some of these bacteria could be disease-causing...
22:00 2019-06-22

Man on Florida honeymoon drowns while swimming in ocean for first time A 22-year-old Iowa man drowned on his Florida honeymoon Tuesday when he went swimming in the ocean for the first time, according to reports. Dalton Cottrell and his newlywed wife Cheyenne, both 22, were in the water at a beach near St. Augustine when the couple got swept 100 yards out to sea by a......
05:26 2019-08-01

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
20:39 2019-05-22

Alligator spotted swimming with steak knife in head “A steak knife was sticking out of his head.” An alligator stunned Texas neighbors when it swam by their homes — with a massive knife sticking out of its noggin, according to a report. Erin Weaver, who spotted the resilient reptile in her suburban Houston hood, said someone had likely stabbed it int...
00:00 2019-06-15

| Campbell stalks Manuel at swimming worlds after doping row Simone Manuel set the pace in the women's 100m freestyle as normal service resumed at the FINA World Championships after a doping storm threatened to spiral out of control....
08:00 2019-07-25

Swimming: Fellow swimmers hail Horton for podium protest Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China's Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday....
07:39 2019-07-22

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sightseeing, tooIf you want to join the many swimmers who leap into the Rhine each summer you can’t do the British wade-in – arms in the air, considering ...
17:26 2019-08-19

‘Drug cheat’ controversy resurfaces in intense swimming scene Mack Horton finished second. His principles came first. After claiming a silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea, Horton, an Olympic gold medalist swimmer from Australia, refused to stand on the podium beside China’s Sun Yang or acknowled...
23:00 2019-07-22

Terrifying video shows woman swimming ‘directly over’ shark A lone swimmer in the Gulf of Mexico was circled by a shark without her knowing, according to a frightening video. Stan Battles reportedly took the video Wednesday morning from his balcony on the 28th floor of a resort at Panama City Beach, Fla., according to the Panama City News Herald. The outlet ...
20:52 2019-05-31

After Minister's Flood Selfie, BJP Video Shows Him Swimming To Village Maharashtra Minister Girish Mahajan, roasted after he was seen posing for selfies and waving cheerfully during a survey of a flood-hit district, appeared in a video tweeted by the BJP today that......
20:52 2019-08-10

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days after she was upset in the 400 free....
08:52 2019-07-23

Redskins’ Adrian Peterson swimming in millions of dollars in debt Adrian Peterson is deep in debt and struggling to sort things out. Though Peterson, the Redskins running back, has earned nearly $100 million not including endorsements over his NFL career, more than any running back ever, his lawyer said he trusted people who took advantage of him financially. On T...
21:52 2019-07-23

Woman Wakes Up To Find 7-Foot Alligator In Her Swimming Pool A Florida woman woke up early morning on Saturday when she heard noise on her patio. On turning on the light, she was shocked to find a 7-foot alligator chilling in her swimming pool....
21:39 2019-07-31

Swimming: Dressel delivers message with year's fastest 100 free Caeleb Dressel showed no signs of slowing down at the world swimming championships on Wednesday after the American delivered the year's fastest time in the 100 meters freestyle heats....
07:39 2019-07-24

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and beer crates floating out in the open waters of the ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Alligators caught climbing fences and swimming across roads in Florida Florida alligators are showing their true flexibility and range -- social media has caught one climbing a fence and another swimming in a flooded road....
17:52 2019-08-19

USA Swimming relies on ‘secret weapon’ and analytics to get smarter, faster Russell Mark studied engineering and wanted to be an astronaut. Instead he's applying many of those principles to help the American team swim faster....
18:01 2019-07-24

Australians chase down US to win relay gold at world swimming titles Victory gives Australia third gold medal of meetAriarne Titmus misses out in 200m freestyle finalAustralia claimed a surprise 4x100m mixed medley relay gold at the world swimming titles in South Korea on Wednesday night when Cate Campbell reeled in the United States’ Simone Manuel on the final leg t...
04:26 2019-07-25

Katie Ledecky upset in 400 meters at World Swimming Championships A year out from the Tokyo Olympics, American Katie Ledecky saw her bid for a fourth consecutive world title at 400 meters end abruptly.       ...
22:52 2019-07-21

Swimming: Sun, Horton drama overshadows Peaty's WR, Ledecky shock Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang accused rival Mack Horton of disrespecting China on Sunday after the Australian refused to take the podium following their 400 meters freestyle clash at the world championships in Gwangju....
20:39 2019-07-21

Kirk Weddle's best photograph: Nirvana's Nevermind swimming baby ‘Spencer is 27 now. I’d love to shoot him again – he’s got some really good tats these days’It’s such a great concept: a baby underwater, naked, defenceless, can’t breathe, but still going after the dollar on a fishhook. Nirvana’s record label, Geffen, came to me with the idea. I was marketing mysel...
09:13 2019-06-06

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse without nonstop scrutiny from the media, lawmakers and ...
15:39 2019-07-11

Look: Police help round up loose bear swimming in resident's pool Police in Pennsylvania said they were called to help round up a "skinny dipping" bear that dashed through residents' yards before jumping into a pool....
22:26 2019-06-03

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in northern Italy....
15:39 2019-06-30

Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident • BSC Young Boys women’s team captain declared missing• Footballer had been swimming on Lake ComoThe Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.Ismaili, 24, has played for the BSC Young Boys women’s team si...
18:26 2019-06-30

Switzerland’s Florijana Ismaili confirmed dead in swimming accident • Ismaili, 24, went missing on Saturday at Lake Como• Fifa president Gianni Infantino pays tribute to playerThe body of Florijana Ismaili was recovered in Lake Como on Tuesday, three days after the Switzerland international was involved in a swimming accident.The 24-year-old forward went missing on ...
13:39 2019-07-03

Swiss women's international confirmed dead in swimming accident Switzerland women's international Florijana Ismaili has been confirmed dead following a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, the Swiss football federation said on Tuesday....
02:26 2019-07-03

Swimming: Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 freestyle world title Australian teen Ariarne Titmus shocked Olympic champion Katie Ledecky to win the 400 meters freestyle title at the world championships in Gwangju on Sunday....
15:52 2019-07-21

Katie Ledecky highlights International Swimming League rosters Before Katie Ledecky finds herself walking the pool deck at the Tokyo Olympics, once again representing the United States on the sport’s biggest stage, she’ll have the opportunity to represent the cit......
01:52 2019-06-12

Swimming-Australia in dark over Jack withdrawal from world championships Shayna Jack's shock withdrawal from the swimming world championships in Gwangju remains a mystery to the Australian team, coach Michael Bohl has said....
11:13 2019-07-18

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....
12:13 2019-08-17

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illness outbreaks, the agency says. The number of disease outbreaks involving the parasite Cryptosporidium...
17:52 2019-07-01

Is it legal to require adult supervision of children at a condo swimming pool? Pool management company wants to prevent kids without an adult companion from swimming, but communities should be wary of rules that limit conduct of a particular age group....
22:26 2019-06-27

Man’s body found in lake after 3-year-old daughter says, ‘Daddy went swimming’: police Authorities in Texas on Friday recovered a man’s body from a lake after an unaccompanied 3-year-old girl, who was found sleeping alone on a boat, said her “daddy went swimming.”...
04:39 2019-08-17

Swimming coach seen giving brutal lessons she says can cure kids’ disabilities A Russian “exorcist” swimming coach filmed “torturing” babies in brutal lessons claims she can cure their disabilities. Horrific footage shows Elena Rodionova forcing them first into the water before tossing them around during a pool gymnastics session in Krasnodar, Russia. T...
22:39 2019-05-29

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
19:13 2019-07-08

Swimming: Coach slams Sun critics as 'hypocrites' amid doping furor Sun Yang's coach Denis Cotterell has defended the Chinese Olympic champion from doping accusations and labeled criticism from the Australian team's swimmers as "hypocritical"....
06:13 2019-07-25

Houston residents spot alligator swimming with a knife sticking out of its skull For residents of many southern U.S. states, alligator sightings are a common occurrence. The large reptiles love bodies of water of all sizes, and it’s not unusual to see one or several of them hanging out in ponds and lakes, but one particular gator is causing quite a stir in Fort Bend County...
16:52 2019-06-16

He knew the danger, say family of man who drowned in Hampstead Heath swimming pond An architect who drowned in one of Hampstead Heath's swimming ponds "knew the dangers" of swimming there and would not have wanted more safety measures put in place, his family said today....
14:13 2019-06-07

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long time.Read more......
20:00 2019-05-29

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it has been informed that Ismaili, who plays for its women’s team, has been missing since she had a swimming accident at Lake Como in Lombardy on S...
20:39 2019-06-30

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

U.S. Beaches Are So Full of Sewage Pollution, They're Often Unsafe for Swimming, New Report Finds I don’t go to the beach for the sand or the sun. I go for the waves. There’s nothing like splashing in the water after lugging your cooler, chair, and beach umbrella to your designated spot. Unfortunately, I may need to think twice about going for a swim at the beach. And so should you. Read more......
17:52 2019-07-23

Instagram models swimming with sharks: Bikini babes pose in JAW-DROPPING pics TWO photographers take stunning snaps of models and sharks. The travel bloggers have attracted 300,000 followers on their France and Jesse Instagram page....
14:13 2019-05-25

Hard-to-kill poop parasites that lurk in swimming pools on the rise, CDC warns Enlarge / What's going on in that swim diaper? (credit: Getty | BSIP) Whatever you do this summer, don’t drink the pool water. Outbreaks of the gastrointestinal parasite cryptosporidium have been spurting upward since 2009, with the number of outbreaks gushing up an average of 13% each year, acco...
23:13 2019-07-01

After an eating disorder and obsessive exercise, swimming with friends taught me plumpness is power I was used to strict fitness regimes, but lazy, pleasure-driven swims helped me to feel more comfortable in my own skinIt was last September, while on a hen weekend in north Wales, that I realised how important swimming had become to me.There was a temporary break in the organised fun and a clutch o...
20:00 2019-07-15

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to promote peace on the peninsula....
01:26 2019-05-24

Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection Heads up, contact lens wearers: A woman in England was nearly blinded in one eye after contracting a serious but rare infection likely caused by wearing her contact lenses in the pool and shower. ...
23:00 2019-07-18

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
12:39 2019-07-21

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
13:52 2019-05-23

Parlee Beach water-monitoring changes remove automatic ‘no swimming’ advisories after rainfall Dr. Jennifer Russell says there's no direct correlation between rainfall and higher bacteria levels and that Parlee Beach Provincial Park has "very, very good water quality."...
16:01 2019-06-14

Swimming great Dawn Fraser labels Sun Yang ‘drug cheat’ after podium clashes • Australian urges Fina to ‘get off their backsides’• Sun cleared in January to swim but Wada have filed appealChinese swimmer Sun Yang is a “drug cheat” who should not be competing at the world championships and governing body Fina need to “get off their backsides” to protect clean athletes, Austra...
13:39 2019-07-24

California man, 65, swimming off Maui killed in Hawaii's first fatal shark attack since 2015 A California man died Saturday in Hawaii's first fatal shark attack since 2015. He was swimming about 60 yards from the shore of Ka’anapali Beach.        ...
07:52 2019-05-27

Olympic gold medalist and former swimming world record holder Dana Vollmer retires Vollmer won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, and set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Olympics.       ...
02:26 2019-08-03

Chicago police spot nearly 5-foot-long alligator swimming in lagoon in popular park A nearly 5-foot long alligator was found living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s most popular parks Tuesday night and officials are not saying how the creature could’ve made its way there. ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Texas father’s body found in lake after 3-year-old daughter says, ‘Daddy went swimming’: police Authorities in Texas on Friday recovered a man’s body from a lake after an unaccompanied 3-year-old girl, who was found sleeping alone on a boat, said her “daddy went swimming.”...
05:00 2019-08-17

Border Patrol Agents Reportedly Fired Rubber Bullets at Children and Families Swimming in Juarez Border Patrol agents allegedly fired rubber bullets at families enjoying a peaceful Sunday swim in the Rio Grande in Juarez over the weekend, according to a report from El Paso NBC affiliate KTSM....
12:00 2019-08-13

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
08:39 2019-07-17

Swimming pools, RVs, farms and boats: Peer-to-peer rentals take cues from Airbnb There are now peer-to-peer rental companies that let you rent out private pools, jets, boats and outdoor recreation in an Airbnb-fashion.        ...
19:26 2019-06-05

Iowa teachers Kenneth Anderson, Mark Anderson found dead in swimming pool Two teachers from Iowa were found dead in an apparent drowning in a swimming pool, officials said. Police discovered the bodies of Kenneth Anderson, 57, and Mark Anderson, 60, in a backyard pool Monday evening at a Davenport home, news station WQAD reported. The men were not related. Anderson was a ...
21:00 2019-07-24

Ryan Lochte gives gold medal to young fan, says 'I don’t know half the swimmers I’m swimming against' Ryan Lochte won the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships and kept up his tradition of giving away his medal to a young fan.       ...
13:39 2019-08-05

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
16:00 2019-05-21

Smart goggles: Here's what it's like to go swimming with FORM, premium AR goggles Traditional swim goggles just got an upgrade. FORM lets you take advantage of augmented reality and real-time performance metrics in the pool.       ...
09:00 2019-08-07

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he sat down for an interview with Fox News across from...
05:26 2019-08-15

2020 longshot Hickenlooper mulls Senate bid amid mounting national pressure Facing the likelihood that he won’t make the stage at next month’s Democratic presidential debates, former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering a possible 2020 run for the Senate in his home state, according to sources....
05:26 2019-08-15

There’s suddenly hope Mets’ Jed Lowrie can play this season ATLANTA — Jed Lowrie is forgotten (almost), but not gone. The veteran infielder — who still hasn’t appeared in a game for the Mets after arriving on a two-year contract worth $20 million last offseason — has increased his workouts to the point he’s running, fielding and hitting in simulated games, a...
05:26 2019-08-15

Brian Poole returns to Atlanta in increasingly big Jets role ATLANTA — Brian Poole has lined up opposite Matt Ryan and the Falcons offense plenty of times. But on Thursday night, the cornerback will be doing it wearing a different uniform for the first time. Poole spent the past three seasons playing for the Falcons and went head-to-head with Ryan and the Atl...
05:26 2019-08-15

Yankees’ return plan for Luke Voit is taking shape Luke Voit walked into the Yankees’ clubhouse with a T-shirt soaked with sweat after going through agility drills, fielding ground balls outdoors and hitting indoors Wednesday morning. “It feels a lot better this time than last time,’’ Voit said of the abdominal injury he initially suffered June 29 r...
05:26 2019-08-15

The Mets’ plan after avoiding total Jeff McNeil nightmare ATLANTA — The Mets have largely avoided lost playing time for their most significant pieces this season, but Wednesday the lineup took a substantial hit, if only for possibly the short term. Jeff McNeil was placed on the injured list with what the team is calling a mild left hamstring strain, leavin...
05:26 2019-08-15

Daniel Jones responds to Giants owner’s curious wish Rookie quarterback Daniel Jones seemed unfazed by Giants owner John Mara stating he hopes the sixth-overall pick doesn’t see any snaps this season, hoping instead that franchise quarterback Eli Manning will have the team under control. “I think my job right now is to prepare, to improve as much as I...
05:26 2019-08-15

Questions About Kaepernick Hover Over Jay-Z’s Deal With the N.F.L. The league cannot seem to escape the issue of the quarterback’s absence, which became a significant topic at a news conference held by Commissioner Roger Goodell and Jay-Z....
05:26 2019-08-15

India's 5 best paying tech jobs right now India's booming IT scene is creating a wealth of high paying opportunities, according to a new study identifying the country's most lucrative tech professions....
05:26 2019-08-15

13 U.S. states sue over Trump administration’s rule to limit legal immigration The rule, unveiled on Monday and to take effect Oct. 15, expands the definition of a public charge, allowing denials to visa applicants who fail to meet income requirements or who receive public assistance....
05:52 2019-08-15

Arizona baby rescued from hot car as mom shopped at Target: reports Arizona police on Tuesday arrested a mother who had left her baby in a hot car while shopping in a Target with her other children, according to reports....
05:52 2019-08-15

Fresno cops interrupt music video shoot, arrest 16-year-old over stolen handgun The recording of a music video in Fresno, Calif. was cut short Tuesday evening after police arrested a teen allegedly armed with a stolen .40-caliber handgun....
05:52 2019-08-15

South Carolina deputy caught in department’s own undercover child sex sting operation, sheriff says A South Carolina sheriff says he is “sick to his stomach” after one of his own deputies was busted by his department in an undercover child sex sting operation....
05:52 2019-08-15

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Man hated brother so much he cut down tree featured on ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ A man said his hatred for his brother led him to chop down an iconic Connecticut tree that was featured on “Ripley’s Believe It or Not,” according to a report. Curtis Pardee, 63, confessed to hacking the 200-year-old Hamden, Conn., “Door Tree” — aptly named because its lower part g...
05:52 2019-08-15

Motorcycle-theft ring busted for stealing dozens of bikes Authorities busted a Big Apple motorcycle-theft ring that “chopped up” dozens of stolen bikes and sold the parts for cash over a six-month span, law enforcement officials revealed Wednesday. Members of the ring — which included 11 alleged thieves from Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Edis...
05:52 2019-08-15

Archaeologists discovered an invaluable cache of ritual artifacts at Pompeii Enlarge / All these items were contained within a wooden box unearthed at the Archaeological Park of Pompeii. (credit: Cesare Abbate (ANSA)) Crystals, amber, amethyst, phallic amulets, glass beads, figurines, and a miniature human skull were among the many artifacts archaeologists uncovered from a...
05:52 2019-08-15

ATM Transactions Failed Due To Technical Reasons Won't Be Counted: RBI ATM rules: The RBI said it has come to its notice that transactions that have failed due to technical reasons or non-availability of cash in the ATM are also included in the free ATM transactions in a......
06:13 2019-08-15

These Heroes Put A Manual Transmission In An Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Like many sporty cars these days, the Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 is only available with a transmission that is shifted by computer rather than three pedals and a hand rod thingy. The 3-liter twin-turbo Nissan VR30DDTT is a gem of an engine, and the Q60 chassis is pretty great, too. While the steerin...
06:13 2019-08-15

Chevrolet Is Betting Its EV Future On This Electric Compact Crossover As part of a declaration of intent to the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Chevrolet released these images of the Menlo model ahead of its official unveiling early next month. Menlo is the Chinese-market name for the Bolt-based electric compact crossover, which will likely be...
06:13 2019-08-15

Is the Uber of babysitting safe? Need a babysitter? There’s an app for that. Uber-esque babysitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction among harried local parents, who love that they can hail child care as easily as a car. Of course, when it’s your kid — or pet — the stakes are high: Walke...
06:13 2019-08-15

Welcome to the world of wildly colorful, patterned home decor In design today, more is more. Despite a decade-long — and seemingly never-ending — craze for pared-down midcentury modern pieces, the maximalist approach to decor has been creeping back into fashion. Take Drew Barrymore’s new line for children’s rooms, Flower Kids. Unveiled on Aug. 1 and exclusivel...
06:13 2019-08-15

Disconnecting from tech causes withdrawal symptoms: study Going off the grid is good for the soul — if you can survive the withdrawal symptoms. A new study looked at the emotional roller coaster of “digital detox” vacations, an increasingly trendy style of travel where people leave their phones at home, taking vacations from their demandi...
06:13 2019-08-15

Cramer's lightning round: Expect a 'little more weakness' in this group "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
06:13 2019-08-15

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the President as he runs for reelection....
06:39 2019-08-15

Trump’s Policy Could Alter the Face of the American Immigrant The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor....
06:39 2019-08-15

Inner Circle: Harold Varner III explains importance of a great coach Harold Varner III gives Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at his relationship with coach Scott Hamilton.        ...
07:00 2019-08-15

These houses with water slides certainly make a splash This summer may be mild, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting wet and wild. Three on-the-market homes in the tri-state area include thrilling water slides for their new owners to ride. No, not those flimsy blue plastic ones: These over-the-top chutes offer twists, speed and tons of late-season f...
07:26 2019-08-15

Which of MLB's three superteams is the one to beat in October? The Astros, Dodgers and Yankees have separated themselves from the rest of MLB. Which is the best bet to win it all, and can anyone stop the superteam trio?...
07:26 2019-08-15

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
07:26 2019-08-15

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
07:52 2019-08-15

Astronaut performs first-ever DJ set from space ISS astronaut Luca Parmitano performs the first-ever electronic music set in space, with revellers dancing on a cruise boat in the Mediterranean.       ...
07:52 2019-08-15

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
08:13 2019-08-15

It’s hot, getting hotter and the monsoon is asleep at the wheel TUCSON – The mercury topped off at 107 degrees in Tucson on Wednesday tying the record set back in 2015. Excessive Heat Warnings were in place over the region and will be again on Thursday as the city approaches 110 degrees. Record heat ties in Tucson today. Still time to break it. #AZwx #KVO...
08:13 2019-08-15

Pima County investigating Legal Services Building after reports of falling bricks TUCSON -The Pima County Facilities Management Department is launching an investigation into the condition of the Legal Services Building in downtown Tucson. The investigation comes after reports of several pieces the building’s terra cotta brick facade fell off the building at 32 N Stone Ave. ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
08:13 2019-08-15

S. Korea’s Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo to talk...
08:13 2019-08-15

Japan’s new emperor remorseful in 1st war anniversary speech Emperor Naruhito has expressed deep remorse over Japan’s role in World War II in his first appearance at the annual ceremony marking the end of the hostilities...
08:13 2019-08-15

Talks between women's team, US Soccer end without resolution Players for the World Cup champion women's national team say mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation in their dispute over equal pay are over       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Ogunbowale scores 35, Wings stop Sparks streak 84-78 Rookie Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 35 points, Glory Johnson added a season-high 20 and the short-handed Dallas Wings ended the Los Angeles Sparks' five-game winning streak 84-78       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops Philadelphia police arrested the suspected gunman who battled cops in an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers wounded and another injured in a car crash, authorities said. Maurice Hill, 36, was taken into custody soon after midnight after the standoff in the Nicetown-Tioga neighbo...
08:39 2019-08-15

Autopsy finds Jeffrey Epstein had several broken neck bones Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy determined the convicted pedophile suffered multiple broken neck bones, according to a report. One of Epstein’s breaks was to the hyoid bone, an injury that experts told the Washington Post is more common in homicide victims. The discoveries were disclosed to the pape...
08:39 2019-08-15

Journalists to make charitable ‘pitches’ in East Hampton softball game Play ball! The 71st Annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game is coming up on Aug. 17, and the Writers, hoping to keep their three-year winning streak intact, are importing former NY Ranger star Ron Duguay to bolster the lineup at the event — held at historic Herrick Park in East Hampton. “He...
12:39 2019-08-16

NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars The scheduled launch date of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is rapidly approaching, and with less than a year to go, it’s truly crunch time for NASA and its partners. Testing strategies for Mars exploration might seem impossible here on Earth, but our planet does indeed have some terrain that ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Early stoppage for ERC Junior Wagner delays Zlin Qualifying "Simon Wagner’s preparations for his ERC1 Junior debut on Barum Czech Rally Zlín have been disrupted by a small off during free practice, with the Qualifying Stage now set to start 20 minutes later than scheduled."...
12:39 2019-08-16

The entrepreneur who battled cancer to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
12:39 2019-08-16

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few quarters....
12:39 2019-08-16

You Have To Pay These Penalty Charges For Missing Income Tax Deadline Penalty charges for missing income tax deadline: An income tax return not furnished by the due date set by the Income Tax Department is called a belated return. A belated return of income is furnished......
12:39 2019-08-16

Lauren London, Beyoncé and more honor Nipsey Hussle on his birthday: 'True kings don't die' Lauren London is paying tribute to her "other half," boyfriend Nipsey Hussle, on what would have been his 34th birthday.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Miley Cyrus' sister Brandi rips paparazzi for tailing them on getaway with Kaitlynn Carter Miley Cyrus' sister Brandi Cyrus opened up about paparazzi "ruining" their vacation with Kaitlynn Carter amid Liam Hemsworth breakup news.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Olivia Newton-John 'had to learn to walk again' amid stage 4 breast cancer battle After a difficult year battling stage 4 breast cancer, Olivia Newton-John wants fans to know she's doing well.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Amy Duggar King recalls rainbow after grandma Mary's drowning: 'She's smiling down on us' Amy Duggar King recalls a symbol of beauty following her grandmother's tragic accidental drowning in June.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Monday faces the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB, although lawyers are seeking a delay to allow time for the completion of a previous trial....
12:39 2019-08-16

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so amazing,” Healey tweeted under the handle @T...
12:39 2019-08-16

‘Good Boys’ review: R-rated kid flick is a raunchy laugh riot As the aunt of a 12-year-old boy, I constantly stress over what’s appropriate: a carelessly dropped F-bomb can have me feeling guilty for days. But after “Good Boys,” I’m wondering if I’ve been overcautious. From the writing-directing team of Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg (co-writers on “Bad Tea...
12:39 2019-08-16

Review: ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ is lousy Linklater Richard Linklater directed this? Yes, the same person who brought us “Boyhood,” “Before Sunrise” and “Everybody Wants Some!!” has turned “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” — Maria Semple’s popular, funny, satirical novel — into common family schmaltz. His usual ability to balance w...
12:39 2019-08-16

Amazon pays warehouse workers to say good things on Twitter. The campaign is getting backlash online Last August, Amazon began paying several workers to tweet positively about their experience as fulfillment center workers.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Whistleblower accuses GE of fraud and misleading investors Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE Thursday of engaging in accounting fraud, saying GE is heading for bankruptcy and is hiding losses.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Donald Trump Just Can't Help Himself At a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire on Thursday evening, Donald Trump proved that he loves to shit talk. And he doesn’t even have to talk that much shit. As Trump demonstrated during his speech to a very enthusiastic crowd, his online habits mean he can just name drop and immediately have a crow...
12:39 2019-08-16

Forever 21 offers 21% off everything through Sunday: best deals It’s the worst time of year to buy clothes. It’s still hot as hell outside. Offices are freezing. No one wants to spend more money on spaghetti-strap tops that we’ll only get one more month of use out of — but it’s not cool enough yet to buy sweaters,. Luckily, Forever 21 has...
13:00 2019-08-16

Kyle Long Tried To Beat A Teammate With His Own Helmet And Then Barfed Training camp fights are a relatively common occurrence, but few are as eventful as the scrap that took place on Wednesday between Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long and defensive lineman Jalen Dalton. Here is a description of the fight that is just packed with evocative imagery:...
13:00 2019-08-16

Dammit, DeMarcus Cousins Tore His ACL [Update] After suffering in obscurity on the worst team in pro sports for seven years, getting free from the mess in Sacramento only to tear his Achilles midway through a career season on a playoff-bound squad with another star, and seeing his chance at a ring go up in smoke thanks to a string of brutal inju...
13:00 2019-08-16

A Gentler Way to Gentrify? Gentrifier, interloper, developer: A new breed of builders is attempting to reclaim the “D” word and make development a little kinder and friendlier....
13:00 2019-08-16

'Purely innocent': No regrets from man who walked into Walmart with body armor, loaded weapons Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, is charged with making a terrorist threat after the Aug. 8 incident at a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's......
13:00 2019-08-16

Comics Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in Atlanta car crash Standup comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait were injured in a two-vehicle crash as they were pulling up to a gig at an Atlanta theater on Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-16

Southwest adding new $99 Hawaii flights in January: Sacramento-Honolulu, Oakland-Kona Tickets for Southwest's new Hawaii flights, including nonstop service from California to the Big Island, go on sale Thursday for as low as $99.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Nvidia’s revenues still hit by death of cryptocurrency Nvidia has announced its earnings for the second quarter of the 2020 financial year, and it appears that the graphics giant is still feeling the effects of the death of cryptocurrency, with revenue falling by 17%.A few years ago, the cryptocurrency craze was in full swing, with people able to make a...
13:00 2019-08-16

Huawei Mate 30 Pro caught on camera with a very curvy screen We may have just had our first look at the Huawei Mate 30 Pro in the flesh, as two photos seemingly show the phone from the front and back.The images were shared to Weibo (a Chinese social network) and show a phone that looks a lot like the rumored Huawei Mate 30 Pro. A case obscures many of the det...
13:00 2019-08-16

Possibly the strangest hike you'll ever take The Doll's Head Trail near Atlanta, Georgia, is probably the strangest hike you can ever take. Find out how folk art displays of disembodied dolls' heads and other found objects create a creepy but fun Southern menagerie....
13:26 2019-08-16

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
13:26 2019-08-16

Cops Intervene After Amazon's 'Mrs. Maisel' Promotion Is So Good, It Stops Traffic Amazon’s latest promotion for its Emmy-nominated comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel—dialing back prices around Los Angeles to reflect the show’s 1959 setting—proved so popular that police had to temporarily shut it down Thursday, according to a local ABC affiliate.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

A Weather Station Above the Arctic Circle Hit 94.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Amid the hottest month in recorded history, some records still stand out as absolutely jaw dropping. That’s definitely true of a measurement made in the Arctic this July.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

Taylor Swift’s New Romantic Song ‘Lover’ Has Arrived Ahead of the long-awaited release of her seventh studio album Lover, Taylor Swift has put out her final official single off the album: the title track, “Lover.” “Lover” follows her first single from the album, the upbeat track “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco&#...
13:26 2019-08-16

Chad Green gives Yankees plenty to think about The Yankees’ use of a reliever starting a game has been a little different than other teams who use the “opener’’ strategy. Some clubs use a reliever for the first inning and then summon a starter from the bullpen. The Yankees have used the formula more because of injuries to the starting rotation a...
13:26 2019-08-16

Brian Cashman has no hesitation about Domingo German playoff plan The three weeks Domingo German spent on the injured list with a hip flexor injury might keep him away from an innings limit. And if the Yankees reach the postseason, the club won’t curb the ace right-hander’s workload. “There are no innings limits when you are in October,’’ general manager Brian Cas...
13:26 2019-08-16

Some telephone connectivity in Kashmir to resume from Friday night, says official Some telephone connections in Indian Kashmir will be restored from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar, the top state government official said, after a lengthy communications shutdown....
13:26 2019-08-16

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
13:26 2019-08-16

How will Barcelona line up vs Athletic? Antoine Griezmann set for full debut as Lionel Messi misses out Lionel Messi missed Barcelona training on Thursday and will not travel to Bilbao for the champions' La Liga opener against Athletic Club at San Mames on Friday night....
13:26 2019-08-16

La Liga back on TV in UK & Ireland: ITV to show Athletic vs Barcelona on Friday Fans of LaLiga in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition after all as ITV announced plans to show one game per week, starting with Barcelona's trip to Athletic Club on Friday night....
13:26 2019-08-16

Liverpool vs Chelsea highlights: Goals and action from the Uefa Super Cup in Istanbul Back-up goalkeeper Adrian was the shoot-out hero as Liverpool once again tasted continental glory in Istanbul by overcoming Frank Lampard's Chelsea in the Super Cup....
13:26 2019-08-16

QPR's support for race victims after U18s walk off pitch during friendly in Spain QPR will continue to support and monitor the welfare of their Under-18 players after they were alleged to have suffered racist abuse and walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain....
13:26 2019-08-16

Washington state lawmaker linked to group allegedly preparing for 'biblical warfare' Newly leaked emails reportedly link an Eastern Washington state lawmaker with a group that allegedly trained young men for biblical warfare, according to several reports....
13:26 2019-08-16

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Taken To Hospital After His Plane Skids Off Runway, Catches Fire: Reports Retired NASCAR driver and current broadcaster Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife Amy Earnhardt were on a plane that crashed at a Tennessee airport and caught fire Thursday, according to news and social media reports. Local outlet WJHL reported that all three aboard the plane were uninjured, but said in...
13:26 2019-08-16

Driving In Manhattan Is Getting Actively Worse Anyone who drives in Manhattan knows that it’s trash, but even I was surprised by new data published by the NYC Department of Transportation that average speeds were down to all of 7 mph....
13:26 2019-08-16

I've Driven Base Models All My Life And I Need Something Nicer! What Car Should I Buy? Brandon lives in Indiana and has owned only base model cars. He wants to treat himself to something a bit nicer. He needs to rack up high mileage and has up to twenty grand to spend on a quality used commuter car with some upgrades. What car should he buy?...
13:26 2019-08-16

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse' "The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....
13:52 2019-08-16

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
13:52 2019-08-16

Zab Judah says he would have “accepted” a draw against Floyd Mayweather Zab Judah tells Elliot Worsell about his two memorable but ultimately disappointing nights against legends Floyd Mayweather and Kostya Tszyu The post Zab Judah says he would have “accepted” a draw against Floyd Mayweather appeared first on Boxing News....
13:52 2019-08-16

Why Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Marriage Isn't Over Just Yet Miley Cyrus can't stop and won't stop thinking about her future with Liam Hemsworth. Less than a week after news broke that the couple was splitting up after less than a year of......
13:52 2019-08-16

Inside Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon's "Perfect" Italian Honeymoon Just married! Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon have kicked off their honeymoon in Italy following their wedding over the weekend. The Bachelor Nation couple, who tied the knot in Rhode......
13:52 2019-08-16

Reps. Omar and Tlaib join a list of prominent figures barred by Israel Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar aren't the first politicians to be barred from entering the country. Here are other prominent figures blacklisted by Israel....
13:52 2019-08-16

Authorities believe poultry companies intentionally hired undocumented workers, search warrants say There were clear signs that the companies raided last week were hiring people who could not legally work in the country, the unsealed warrants allege....
13:52 2019-08-16

Stock Markets, Jolted by Economic Worry, Suffer 2nd Worst Drop of 2019 Yields on United States government bonds fell, indicating lower expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
13:52 2019-08-16

Twitter Reviews 'Sacred Games 2' With Hilarious Memes When the first season of Sacred Games dropped in 2018, it took the Internet by storm. But is the second season, which came out only a day ago, just as good?...
14:13 2019-08-16

Triathlon: Mislawchuk wins 'battle of nutrition' at Tokyo 2020 test event Canada's Tyler Mislawchuk prevailed in a 'battle of nutrition' in sticky, humid conditions on Friday to win Tokyo’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Olympic qualifying race, which also doubled as a Tokyo 2020 test event....
14:13 2019-08-16

China's Paramilitary Police Flex Muscles Opposite Hong Kong In recent days, thousands of young paramilitary recruits have moved into a sports stadium in a residential district of Chinese border city Shenzhen—a show of force to a restive Hong Kong less than five miles away....
14:13 2019-08-16

What if there was no big bang and we live in an ever-cycling universe? There is no good evidence that our universe even had a beginning, a startling proposition that means the cosmos could collapse in about 100 billion years...
14:13 2019-08-16

Lil Nas X was worried coming out as gay would alienate 'Old Town Road' fans "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X made waves when he announced he was gay. But first he worried about how coming out might affect his country fan base.        ...
14:13 2019-08-16

Woodstock: How a farmer, four promoters and one couple embody the spirit of the festival To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we take a look back at the farmer, promoters and people who embodied the iconic festival.        ...
14:13 2019-08-16

Beto O’Rourke Says Running for Senate Would ‘Not Be Good Enough for This Country’ Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday morning with a major address from his hometown of El Paso for the first time since the shooting that left at least 22 dead and dozens of victims injured earlier this month. His return to campaigning comes amid calls for...
14:13 2019-08-16

Jimmy Kimmel Live! fined $395,000 over presidential alert skit Jimmy Kimmel Live! has been fined $395,000 (£325,000) for using a simulated presidential emergency alert during a skit, a US regulator has announced....
14:13 2019-08-16

Talks break down between USWNT and US Soccer over equal pay Meditation talks between US Soccer and the United States women's soccer team over a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the players earlier this year have broken down, according to a spokesperson for the players....
14:39 2019-08-16

Neymar would be a bomb inside the Barcelona dressing room, says Stoichov "Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichov has slammed the club\u0027s plans to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain, saying the Brazilian would be a destructive influence."...
14:39 2019-08-16

Sol Campbell leaves Macclesfield after just eight months "Arsenal and England legend Sol Campbell has left his managerial role at Macclesfield Town after just eight months in charge of the League Two club."...
14:39 2019-08-16

Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October Huawei’s slow untethering of itself from a reliance on Google, and specifically on Google’s Android mobile operating system, is sort of underway now — “sort of” being the key phrase since it’s still not clear if Huawei will stay cut off from Google indefinitely. B...
14:39 2019-08-16

Alex Morgan says pay-to-play is hurting soccer in the US. Is she right? The USA striker thinks the model for young players in America is broken. But figures such as MLS commissioner Don Garber disagreeDon Garber was utterly convinced Alex Morgan was wrong. While basking in the glory of another World Cup triumph, the US striker went on the offensive. She suggested the Am...
15:00 2019-08-16

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day three – live Updates from the third day of play at Lord’sArcher ready to return fire following Australia blitzAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.39pm BST Here’s Romeo. “If I were a very talented Test very fast bowler (and I’m not Archer, sadly) I’d bowl a whole over of yorkers to Smith. Vary the pac...
15:00 2019-08-16

Trudeau, Once the Bright New Hope, Enters Campaign Tarnished by Scandal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada hope for reelection rests with a small number of uncommitted voters following an ethics watchdog’s findings that he broke the law....
15:00 2019-08-16

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Models Recalled For Brake Issues In USA Four models each of the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi have been recalled in USA for an issue with the front brake master cylinder. The total number of affected models is 1,701 units....
15:00 2019-08-16

2019 Benelli Leoncino 500 Review The modern classic genre seems to be a popular flavour for commercial success in the global motorcycle industry these days, and Benelli India wants a piece of the action too. We test the new Benelli......
15:00 2019-08-16

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in India, but across the world....
15:00 2019-08-16

Trevor Noah: 'I think Donald Trump is trying to deport Melania' The Daily Show host re-examines Trump’s immigration policy crackdowns and concludes: they all target his wifeFollowing another immigration crackdown by the Trump administration – this week, it moved to revoke green cards from immigrants deemed likely to use public assistance – Daily Show host Trevor...
15:00 2019-08-16

Phoebe Waller-Bridge says she is writing new feature film and plans to direct it Fleabag and Killing Eve creator says she ‘blatantly will end up’ acting in her film Phoebe Waller-Bridge is working on a new feature film that she intends to direct and will likely end up acting in.The writer-actor-director has spoken about the new project, which she began after her acclaimed televi...
15:00 2019-08-16

Sleater-Kinney: The Centre Won't Hold review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week (Mom + Pop)Drummer Janet Weiss has left the band since recording this St Vincent-produced album – but their songwriting suggests they can weather anythingIn WB Yeats’ most famous line, “things fall apart, the centre cannot hold”. Things were pretty bad when he wrote that in 1919, the first world war...
15:00 2019-08-16

Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said AI would drive long-term demand because it is the “single most powerful force of our time.” Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that beat analysts’ expectations as demand for graphics and artificial intelligence chips picked up in the second fiscal qu...
15:00 2019-08-16

North Korea Again Fires Missiles Off Its East Coast North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, Seoul officials said, extending a string of weapons tests amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and a continuing U.S.-South Korea military exercise....
15:26 2019-08-16

AI adoption: 40% of company leaders have 'no hesitation' By 2022, 60% of US companies expect to be using artificial intelligence to improve operations, staffing, budgeting, and performance, according to Genesys....
15:26 2019-08-16

Advice for the End of the World: Lasik, Water Storage, and Musings On Fertility For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for cat...
15:26 2019-08-16

Improve Reading Comprehension With These New Google Doc Fonts When you’re writing documents, consider that your readers might have difficulty comprehending whatever it is you’ve typed up—an issue that affect as much as 70 percent of the regular population. You aren’t a bad writer; it might just be your font choice....
15:26 2019-08-16

Learn Your Destination's Emergency Number Before You Travel What happens when you dial 911 abroad? Depending on where you are, it’ll either put you in touch with a local emergency response team or remain unanswered, which is the last thing you need in a crisis....
15:26 2019-08-16

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
15:26 2019-08-16

South African education official apologizes after backlash over ‘sexy reading’ tweets A South African education official has apologized to “sensitive viewers” he may have offended after posting images of scantily clad women in an effort to promote reading....
15:26 2019-08-16

My life in sex: the widow disappointed by online dating With little exception, I’ve found a balding, arthritic, corpulent army – ageing versions of the boys I knew as a teenagerWhen I was a teenager in the 1950s, sex wasn’t talked about freely, except when we girls were warned sternly of the dangers of pre-marital sex, the horrors of unwanted pregnancy a...
15:26 2019-08-16

Antique firearms: gangs, guns and untraceable ‘ghost bullets’ - podcast Kenneth Rosen on how British gangs are using a loophole in the law to get hold of antique firearms and untraceable bullets. Plus: Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner on the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacreA drive-by shooting of four girls outside a nightclub in Birmingham in 2003 shoc...
15:26 2019-08-16

From The Terror to Event Horizon, TV horror is a screaming success There is no shortage of small-screen scares at the moment, with the upcoming remake of sci-fi gorefest Event Horizon set to push the genre to gruesome new heightsIt is the 21st century’s most influential multinational, an omnipresent Tyrell Corporation pushing AI assistants and drone deliveries. So ...
15:26 2019-08-16

Fox News host compares migrants entering US to Nazis Todd Starnes of Fox Nation also called migrants a ‘rampaging horde of illegal aliens’ less than two weeks after El Paso attackA Fox Nation host has said that the US has been invaded by a “rampaging horde of illegal aliens” less than two weeks after 22 people were killed in a Hispanic-targeting attac...
15:26 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong airport protests hit share price Rupert Hogg ousted and new management brought in to ‘reset confidence’, says chairCathay Pacific’s boss has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to the airline’s share price plunge, as it came under intense pressure from Chinese authorities to rein in employees who supported the demonstrators.Rupert...
15:26 2019-08-16

How to eat: avocado toast Feckless hipster that it is, this month How to Eat is brunching on avo toast. But is that avo ‘smashed’ or sliced? Is sourdough the only way to go? And should this remain a bacon-free zone?Fittingly for a fruit whose original Nahuatl name, āhuacatl, also means testicle, there has been some right old...
15:26 2019-08-16

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
15:26 2019-08-16

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt visa brokers....
15:26 2019-08-16

Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions President Donald Trump said on Thursday he supports meaningful background checks for gun buyers, but he said that those responsible for recent mass shootings were mentally ill and the United States should build more mental institutions....
15:26 2019-08-16

Dow rises 99 points led by Walmart, rebounding from worst day of 2019 Stocks rose Thursday as Walmart's earnings and strong retail sales print led investors to believe the consumer could help the U.S. avoid a recession....
15:52 2019-08-16

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
15:52 2019-08-16

Couple accused of faking baby’s birth, death in charity scam FRIEDENS, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple is accused of faking the birth and death of a baby to obtain more than $600 in donations and gifts from friends and family. State police on Thursday charged Geoffrey and Kaycee Lang with theft by deception, theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving s...
15:52 2019-08-16

Teen sucked into water park drain after possible dare-gone-wrong: report A 14-year-old Texas teen is reportedly in a medically induced coma after he was allegedly sucked into a water park drain possibly in a dare-gone-wrong scenario on Saturday. The teen, who was not identified by law enforcement to local media outlets due to his age, was at the Fun Town Water Park in Cr...
15:52 2019-08-16

#LookingWhileBlack: Police Stop, Question Black Man for ‘Looking Suspiciously’ at a White Woman In what serves as the latest example of #ExistingWhileBlack, I present 20-year-old Devin Meyers, who was stopped by police for—wait for it—“looking suspiciously” at a white woman....
15:52 2019-08-16

House Democrats to mine intel to build Trump impeachment case When Congress initiated impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon 45 years ago, the House Intelligence Committee didn’t exist.Now, Democrats plan to use the panel — and its access to the nation’s most closely guarded counterintelligence secrets — to help guide a potential impeachment o...
15:52 2019-08-16

Virgin Galactic unveils mission control for space tourism Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert. The once-empty hangar that anchors the taxpayer-financed launch and landing facility has been transformed into a custom-tailored headquarters where Virgin...
15:52 2019-08-16

Cops temporarily shut down Amazon’s ‘Maisel Day’ 30-cent gas promo An Amazon Prime marketing stunt that offered 30-cent-a-gallon gas to promote “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” on Thursday caused a traffic jam so intense that Santa Monica Police were reportedly forced to shut it down. Motorists eager to get some of the absurdly cheap fuel at the Chevron on C...
15:52 2019-08-16

What your sleeping position says about your personality Odds are if you like “Modern Family” and call yourself an early bird — you sleep on your back, according to new research. The study examined the way respondents sleep and split respondents into three groups: those who sleep on their back, side sleepers and those who sleep predominantly on their bell...
15:52 2019-08-16

New York-bound Delta flight fills with thick mist before takeoff Talk about a fright on a flight. Delta Air Lines passengers who traveled from Florida to New York on Sunday night were in for a slight scare when a foglike mist engulfed the cabin before takeoff. But one customer claims that the flight crew failed to explain the unsettling scene and instead “made a ...
15:52 2019-08-16

An iPhone case for the fried chicken fanatic in all of us Who wants hot and fresh fried chicken? “Hot” as in “trending,” and “fresh” meaning “new,” because this fried chicken isn’t edible it all. It’s a cellphone accessory. The Fried Chicken iPhone case, by Amazon tech gear retailer Bestosell, is ...
15:52 2019-08-16

EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war? The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could be self-destructive....
16:13 2019-08-16

Five things you need to know about CITES 18 Wildlife trafficking is a growing threat to our planet's biodiversity. As international stakeholders convene to regulate the trade, DW fills you in on five of the biggest debates at CITES 18....
16:13 2019-08-16

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin Kremlin officials have said they defused a bomb after finding it untouched in a Tsarist-era cellar. The shell is from the Nazi Wehrmacht, who advanced on Moscow before being forced to retreat in 1942....
16:13 2019-08-16

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was refused entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked debate across German media about gender equality versus artistic freedom....
16:13 2019-08-16

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago....
16:13 2019-08-16

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
16:13 2019-08-16

Coates Hire preps for the future with three-day Azure shift The company underwent a three-day cloud transition to Microsoft Azure, aimed at cutting costs and preparing for future transformation with a vision to include machine learning and the Internet of Things....
16:13 2019-08-16

Be Prepared For the Worst With This Shop-Vac, Now Cheaper Than Ever You don’t need a Shop-Vac until you really, really need a Shop-Vac, so prepare for the leaks life throws your way with this 8-gallon model, marked down to an all-time low $73 today. Unlike a regular vacuum that you can only use on dry messes, a Shop-Vac can suck up liquids as well....
16:13 2019-08-16

Brian Austin Green Reveals Which Beverly Hills, 90210 Star "Got Laid the Most" Brian Austin Green isn't afraid to kiss and tell. The 46-year-old actor revealed which Beverly Hills, 90210 star "got laid the most" on Thursday's episode of Watch What......
16:13 2019-08-16

| WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
16:13 2019-08-16

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak....
16:39 2019-08-16

Disparities in access to best stroke treatment (Reuters Health) - Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for a certain type of stroke – and the odds are even lower for patients who are black and Hispanic, a U.S. study suggests....
16:39 2019-08-16

Surgical training programs not supportive of new parents (Reuters Health) - Surgical residents say it's tough to have children during their five years of intensive training due to a lack of flexibility in program requirements and lack of support from peers and faculty....
16:39 2019-08-16

Give Your Teenager a Credit Card? Some Financial Experts Say Yes Parents should monitor spending and explain how to pay the bill on time. A financial planner says teenagers should get a card. “We live in a credit-driven society.”...
16:39 2019-08-16

Matt Murdock makes his life a giant mess in this Daredevil #10 exclusive Matt Murdock will always find a way to mess up his life. Whether or not he’s Daredevil, opportunities for mess always come his way, and he always grabs them against his better judgment. In the current Daredevil series, Matt befriends a lovely bookstore owner married to a member of one of the city’s ...
16:39 2019-08-16

Methadone treatment during pregnancy doesn't hurt newborn, study suggests Treating a pregnant woman who suffers from opioid addiction has no more harmful impact on the newborn compared to receiving no treatment at all, a new study says....
16:39 2019-08-16

REI's Massive Summer Clearance Sale Includes Plenty of Deals For the Fall and Winter Too Summer is drawing to a close, and that means it’s time once again for REI’s annual summer clearance, offering huge markdowns on thousands of past-season styles from the biggest brands....
17:00 2019-08-16

A year after Aretha Franklin's death, the Queen of Soul remains larger than life The accolades, tributes and celebrations have continued to flow in the 12 months since the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died in Detroit.        ...
17:00 2019-08-16

Tlaib Rejects Israeli Offer to Visit West Bank Family Rep. Rashida Tlaib called off her visit to the West Bank, hours after Israel’s decision to allow her into the country on humanitarian grounds with some restrictions on what she could say and do....
17:00 2019-08-16

How do you actually create a home? It's a steep learning curve | Coco Khan My boyfriend and I are moving into our own place, but I’m thinking only about my unpreparednessTwo things happened in quick succession recently, and such cosmic symbolism is not lost on me. The first: my boyfriend and I gave notice on our shared flat. We’re moving into our own place. It will be my f...
17:26 2019-08-16

Anna Jones’ recipes for fruit cobbler and corn salad | The Modern Cook Arm yourself with a couple of baskets and stuff them with the season’s bounty to make a fruity crumble cobbler and a charred corn saladMy second-ever job (after being on the popcorn stand at the local cinema) was working at a pick-your-own farm just outside London.My job was making fudge; my boyfrie...
17:26 2019-08-16

House Intel Committee could bolster Dem case for impeaching Trump When Congress initiated impeachment proceedings against President Richard Nixon 45 years ago, the House Intelligence Committee didn’t exist.Now, Democrats plan to use the panel — and its access to the nation’s most closely guarded counterintelligence secrets — to help guide a potential impeachment o...
17:26 2019-08-16

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
17:26 2019-08-16

Data-mining for dark matter When Tracy Slatyer faced a crisis of confidence early in her educational career, Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” and a certain fictional janitor at MIT helped to bolster her resolve. Slatyer was 11 when her family moved from Canberra, Australia, to the island nation of Fiji. It was a ...
17:52 2019-08-16

Mainly dry and hot this weekend TUCSON – Still hot today but not as hot as the last couple of days! Tons of sunshine with storms mainly to the south and east of Tucson.  Today: Sunny and hot (10%). High: 105° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 77° Tomorrow: Another hot day with tons of sunshine. High: 104° We didn’...
17:52 2019-08-16

TUSD calls for cancellation of recess, outdoor activity amid excessive heat warning TUCSON – With the Old Pueblo expected to hit temperatures above 110 degrees the next few days, it is fair to say that it is officially hot in Tucson. Whether it’s the hot-to-the-touch slides or the unbearable temperatures that hit at around noon, several Tucson-area children could see th...
17:52 2019-08-16

Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A federal report shows no pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The Yuma Sun reported Thursday that researchers collected 118 samples of romaine lettuce from facilities in the Yuma area in December. The Food and ...
17:52 2019-08-16

Final design concepts approved for Pima County Courthouse TUCSON –The final concepts have been approved for the first floor of the historic Pima County Courthouse. The floor will house the visitor’s center as well as the University of Arizona’s Mineral Museum. The cost of the Mineral Museum went up from $10 million to $13.5 million. Pima County Administra...
17:52 2019-08-16

NYPD seeks man with shopping cart after 3 devices found in Manhattan spark scare Authorities are looking to question a tall, thin white man seen pushing a shopping cart near the Fulton Street subway station, where two rice cookers were found Friday morning....
17:52 2019-08-16

From Jackie Aina to the CROWN Coalition, Black Women Lead Glamour’s List of Women Changing the Beauty Industry It’s our turn. That’s the message Glamour magazine is giving black women, with the release of its “Women of the Year All Year” list honoring the biggest influencers in beauty. Of the 12 women the magazine profiled for 2019, eight are black, indicating that our influence is finally moving beyond bein...
17:52 2019-08-16

Apple AR glasses release date, news and rumors Apple's AR glasses have been a source of speculation for years now, with patents dating back to 2015 and 2017 detailing AR-related software and hardware. But it wasn't until earlier this year that it felt like Apple's highly-anticipated AR eyewear project would really happen.That was ...
17:52 2019-08-16

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
17:52 2019-08-16

Grandson is taking grandma to all 61 national parks Brad Ryan's 89-year-old grandma Joy told him she regretted how few trips she took in her life. So Ryan made it his mission to get her to all US national parks....
18:13 2019-08-16

Sacred Games Season 2: The Biggest Talking Points and Season 3 Concerns Sacred Games 2 is now available for viewing and download on Netflix, so we dig into the good and the bad of the Indian series' return, including the character arcs of Sartaj (Saif Ali Khan) and......
18:13 2019-08-16

Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok The WBC have suspended his interim and mandatory status rather than Dillian Whyte, and Tyrone Spong can't control his cougar The post Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok appeared first on Boxing News....
18:13 2019-08-16

Army details future 'tactical' war network If a forward-operating Army Reconnaissance unit consisting of dismounted soldiers, tactical vehicles and hand-held drones were separated from a larger armored formation across mountainous terrain - and unexpectedly collided with heavily armed enemy fighters -- its survival would depend almost entire...
18:39 2019-08-16

LSE's FTSE stock market suffers longest outage in years A technical glitch delayed the start of trading on Friday on the UK blue chip FTSE 100 and midcap stock indexes for almost two hours in what was the longest outage at one of the world's top bourses in eight years....
19:00 2019-08-16

Uganda's cash-strapped cops spend $126 million on CCTV from Huawei A forest of slender white poles topped with dark, unblinking eyes is quietly sprouting on the rubbish-strewn, potholed street corners of the Ugandan capital....
19:00 2019-08-16

Corrections officer put on leave after truck drives into protesters Officials at a Rhode Island correctional facility where a pickup truck drove into protesters surrounding the facility have placed a correctional officer on administrative leave....
19:00 2019-08-16

World's 1st 'Porsche'-badged car expected to fetch $20M at auction An 80-year-old German sports car -- said to be the first car ever to carry the "Porsche" nameplate -- is on the auction block this weekend, where it's expected to fetch at least $20 million....
19:00 2019-08-16

Exclusive: Repairing car parts can save nearly £3,000 over replacement parts News 15 Aug, 2019 Research into out-of-warranty claims reveals motorists can save thousands by fitting reconditioned components instead of new ones...
19:00 2019-08-16

How to use Apple's content cache service to boost network performance The content cache service allows organizations to store downloaded applications and system updates for distribution to client devices across LANs while minimizing the impact across the WAN connection....
19:26 2019-08-16

Notre Dame: European heat wave caused stones to dislodge from cathedral's ceiling Stones fell from Notre Dame's ceiling after Europe's heat wave caused the mortar holding them in place to dry out, France's Culture Ministry said.        ...
19:26 2019-08-16

12 companies with awesome employee perks Raymond Brown/Flickr Most companies offer benefits of some kind or another, including parental leave, health/medical insurance, and paid time off. Other companies, however, approach benefits and perks a little differently. Here are 12 companies with unique employee perks, from free burgers and book...
19:26 2019-08-16

Plus-size clothing chain Avenue is closing all 222 of its locations as the retail apocalypse continues Avenue Avenue is shutting down all of its 222 stores across the US. The plus-sized clothing brand announced it is closing stores across 33 states on Wednesday. Retailers have already announced more than 8,000 store closures so far in 2019, according to an analysis by Business Insider. Visit Busin...
19:26 2019-08-16

Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eva Longoria, and more sign letter of solidarity for Latinx community: 'You are not alone' Chris Pizzello/AP David Becker/Getty Images Jason Koerner/Stringer/Getty Images Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Over 150 Latinx leaders in the entertainment industry — including Jennifer Lopez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin, Zoe Saldana, Salma Hayek, Selena Gomez, and Rita Moreno ...
19:26 2019-08-16

What Book Does Ruth Ware Call ‘Truly Terrifying’? Ware — whose new thriller, “The Turn of the Key,” enters the list this week at No. 3 — loves haunted-house novels, especially “The Haunting of Hill House.”...
19:26 2019-08-16

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, a senior administration official said....
19:52 2019-08-16

Here’s What to Know About the Mulan Boycott The current political turmoil in Hong Kong has extended to an unlikely battleground: Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. On Thursday, an online protest emerged against the film after its star, Liu Yifei, expressed support for the Hong Kong police on social media. Here’s what to know ab...
19:52 2019-08-16

iPhone 11 may feature the same stunning display tech as Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 With September right around the corner, we’re just a few short weeks away from Apple officially taking the wraps off of its 2019 iPhone 11 lineup. Though Apple hasn’t sent out official invitations for its annual iPhone event, a recent leak suggests that Apple will hold the event on Tuesd...
19:52 2019-08-16

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible. ...
20:13 2019-08-16

Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices open to attack A new Bluetooth vulnerability has been disclosed that would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferred between two paired devices.The vulnerability has been given the name “Key Negotiation o...
20:13 2019-08-16

Get double data on a range of flagship devices with these O2 mobile phone deals These days, a small data plan just doesn't hack it. You want to stream Netflix on the go and scroll through Twitter to your heart's content and you should be able to! Luckily, a recent promotion from retailer Mobiles.co.uk is offering double data on a range of flagship phones, taking away ...
20:13 2019-08-16

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its enactment, writes John Harwood....
20:39 2019-08-16

Hazard out of Madrid opener, Zidane turns to Bale "Real Madrid\u0027s preparations for the new season hit an untimely snag as marquee signing Eden Hazard was ruled out of Saturday\u0027s La Liga season opener against Celta Vigo after sustaining a muscle injury in Friday\u0027s training session."...
20:39 2019-08-16

Lampard calls for more action after racial abuse of Chelsea's Abraham "Chelsea coach Frank Lampard says he felt \"disgusted\" when he heard about the racist abuse striker Tammy Abraham received following their UEFA Super Cup loss to Liverpool and urged social media companies to take stricter action."...
20:39 2019-08-16

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
20:39 2019-08-16

Beto O’Rourke embraces gun licensing plan he once said could go ‘too far’ Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for gun licensing, banning assault weapons and a mandatory buyback program for certain firearms as the former congressman from Texas unveiled his plan to combat gun violence and white nationalism....
20:39 2019-08-16

Israeli minister rips Tlaib for nixing trip, says ‘her hate for Israel’ overcomes ‘love for her grandmother’ Israel’s interior minister tore into U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Friday for abruptly canceling plans to visit family in the West Bank after the government granted permission for the trip in a bid to smooth over a diplomatic firestorm....
20:39 2019-08-16

Stomach burning: What to know There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments of stomach burning here....
20:39 2019-08-16

How diet can alter the gut, leading to insulin resistance A new study looks to mice and humans to find out more about the mechanisms through which diet can lead to insulin resistance, a key feature of diabetes....
20:39 2019-08-16

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. By the afternoon, it had been released....
20:39 2019-08-16

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline....
21:00 2019-08-16

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary elections next year....
21:00 2019-08-16

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

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
21:00 2019-08-16

Rockets GM: James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan Daryl Morey doesn’t just believe he employs the NBA’s best scorer. The Rockets general manager is convinced he has the greatest scorer of all-time. Morey, whose 2012 trade for James Harden vaulted the former Oklahoma City sixth man into a superstar, uses his beloved advanced analytics to...
21:00 2019-08-16

ProBeat: Breakthrough or BS, Amazon’s Rekognition is dangerous Amazon claims Rekognition can use facial recognition to detect emotion. Experts agree that human emotion can't be accurately detected with one's face.Read More...
21:00 2019-08-16

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock in Italy....
21:26 2019-08-16

Peering Through Time: Early Mesoamerican Mirrors for Grooming and Divination Mirrors are known to have been used by human beings for thousands of years. The earliest examples of manufactured mirrors come from Anatolia (known today as Turkey). These were made from pieces of polished stone, and have been dated to around 6000 BC. Over in Mesoamerica, it has been found that poli...
21:52 2019-08-16

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
21:52 2019-08-16

Apple software hints at Sept. 10 announcement for the next iPhone An image in Apple's iOS 13 beta release to developers could offer a clue to its fall event date where it is expected to announce its newest iPhones....
21:52 2019-08-16

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

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

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless and began investigating the possibility of a hoax....
22:13 2019-08-16

Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate....
22:13 2019-08-16

Morey: 'Factual' Harden a better scorer than MJ Rockets GM Daryl Morey has always championed his players, and he has gone to a new extreme in praising James Harden, saying his star guard is a better scorer than Michael Jordan....
22:13 2019-08-16

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place appeared first on Boxing News....
22:39 2019-08-16

Two Women File New $100 Million Lawsuit Against Jeffrey Epstein Estate Two more women have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, accusing the tycoon of having sexually abused them 15 years ago....
23:00 2019-08-16

Streaming-only Xbox console rumors squashed by Microsoft Contrary to rumors, Microsoft is not working on a streaming-only Xbox console. In an interview with Gamespot, Microsoft’s executive VP of Gaming Phil Spencer set the record straight: the company isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox console at the moment.After the Redmond company anno...
23:00 2019-08-16

The 13-inch MacBook Air gets a $250 price cut at Best Buy If you're looking for discounted Apple devices, then look no further than Best Buy's Apple shopping event. You can find massive discounts on laptops, Apple Watches, AirPods, Phones, and more. A standout deal is the 2017 MacBook Air that's on sale for $749. That's a $250 discount...
23:00 2019-08-16

Firmware security has barely improved over last decade A new survey of over 6,000 firmware images has found no improvement in firmware security over the last 15 years as well as lax security standards for the software running connected devices from Linksys, NETGEAR and other major hardware vendors.The survey was carried out by chief scientist at the Cyb...
23:00 2019-08-16

German soldiers to get free train travel German media has reported that the Bundeswehr will pay the national rail service Deutsche Bahn millions for the program. Both the army and the trains have been struggling with diminishing resources and reputations....
23:00 2019-08-16

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

Two detained on south side after shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car at a home. TPD said the suspect attempted to go ins...
23:00 2019-08-16

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

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

Natural-Gas Prices Drop on Cooler-Weather Forecasts Natural-gas prices slid on Friday, while capping their biggest weekly gain in more than a month, as weather forecasts pointed to cooler temperatures ahead....
23:52 2019-08-16

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

Amazon’s facial recognition flags 1 in 5 California lawmakers as criminals In the latest test, the Rekognition software was used on photos of 120 lawmakers from California and it misidentified 26 individuals as being matches to mugshots in a criminal database....
23:52 2019-08-16

Back to school: Best laptops for students As the new semester rolls around, students will need to secure a laptop for their everyday needs and studies. Here are some of the best laptops on offer....
23:52 2019-08-16

The Serious Money Is Warming to Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying the "custody" business of rival Xapo, in a bid to attract big investors such as hedge funds and mutual funds....
23:52 2019-08-16

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

Packing Christmas cards knocked the pseudo-intellectual snob out of me | Marc Burrows A factory job taught me not to sneer at my Leicestershire village – and even made me proud of where I came fromI finished my A-levels in July of 1999, the summer of the eclipse, the Matrix and, legally, the start of my adult life. The one thing these things had in common was that none of them was vi...
00:13 2019-08-17

|Sasoldelaysresultsforreviewof$13bninvestment Sasol has plunged the most in more than two decades after the company delayed its financial results for a month to coincide with a report on what went wrong during construction of its near-$13bn Lake Charles chemical project in Louisiana....
00:13 2019-08-17

|Nobodylikesthesecurvesasglobaleconomy’soutofshape There are weeks when the markets lead the fretting, and others when the numbers dictate. And then there are weeks - like this one - when markets, data and politics all point to a darker global outlook....
00:13 2019-08-17

Yields rise on German fiscal stimulus hopes Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday on a report that Germany may be open to running a deficit to boost growth, while stronger stock markets also reduced demand for safe haven debt....
00:13 2019-08-17

Scenes from the historic Italian horse race 'Palio di Siena' The world-famous horse race is dedicated to the 'Madonna Assunta in Cielo' (Assumption of Virgin Mary).       ...
00:39 2019-08-17

How China, Brexit, and the US derailed global 5G wireless With old trade wars reigniting and new ones being invented, telecommunications is faced with an existential crisis. To survive, it must establish a global standard for a globe that no longer seems to want one....
00:39 2019-08-17

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years after a systems failure prevented trading in the shares of Britain’s biggest companies.A software glitch struck the London Stock Exchange early on Frida...
00:39 2019-08-17

Jeffrey Epstein Taught a Retail Legend a Hard Lesson: Be Careful Whom You Trust L Brands’ founder Leslie Wexner, who accused the disgraced financier of stealing vast sums of money, recalls his father’s warning about too much optimism....
00:39 2019-08-17

Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
00:39 2019-08-17

Wall Street ends sharply higher on German stimulus optimism U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week....
00:39 2019-08-17

Oil rises alongside equities, but downbeat OPEC outlook caps gains Oil prices on Friday rebounded from a two-day drop, alongside equities as expectations of further stimulus by central banks helped to ease recession concerns....
00:39 2019-08-17

Dalit Man Commits Suicide A Month After Son Was Beaten To Death In Alwar The father of a Dalit man who was allegedly beaten to death last month after his motorcycle hit a woman in Rajasthan's Alwar district has committed suicide, the police said on Friday....
00:39 2019-08-17

Arun Jaitley "Critical But Stable", Home Minister Amit Shah Visits AIIMS Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visited Arun Jaitley at AIIMS on Friday evening, where the former Union minister is admitted in the Intensive Care Unit since August 9 and is......
00:39 2019-08-17

How an unknown 23-year-old from Pakistan became the talk of the esports world Siddique was a relative unknown when he came to Evo Japan this year, but now he's a two-time Tekken champ and a local celebrity in his home city of Lahore, Pakistan....
00:39 2019-08-17

Ed Smart, father of kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart, comes out as gay Elizabeth Smart's father, Ed Smart, came out as gay and announced his divorce in a since-deleted Facebook post.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

NYC subway station evacuated after suspicious devices found Police say two suspicious objects that prompted an evacuation of a major lower Manhattan subway station are not explosives.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Vacation Home Beset By Legion Of Barfing And Shitting Vultures Behold the Palm Beach vacation home that was recently purchased for $702,000, and behold the great many winged beasts who have shat and barfed their way to becoming the home’s true lords and masters:...
01:00 2019-08-17

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star voiced support for police in Hong Kong.Crystal Liu, also known as Liu Yifei, reportedly posted a message on the Chinese social ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Seaside's town high-tech anti-sex toilets will spray users with water Loos in Porthcawl, south Wales, will feature weight sensors and sound alarms to stop anti-social use The Welsh seaside town of Porthcawl is planning to install anti-sex public toilets that would spray occupants with water and sound an alarm.Violent movement sensors would automatically open the doors...
01:26 2019-08-17

US: Technical outage causes major delays for travelers Customs and Border Protection in the US has confirmed that its agents were obliged to process travelers from abroad using "alternative procedures" while attempts are made at fixing technical glitches....
01:26 2019-08-17

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
01:26 2019-08-17

Nintendo Is Apparently Giving New Switch Owners a Free Upgrade to Version 2 Is there anything worse than buying something only to see the company release a new and improved version just a few weeks later? Nintendo feels your pain, and if you purchased a Switch, the original version, after July 17, the company will let you swap it for the newer version, as long as you pay fo...
01:26 2019-08-17

Elizabeth Warren's Latest Plan Tackles U.S. Injustices Against Tribes and Their Lands Elizabeth Warren is a woman of many plans, but on Friday the United States senator and Democratic presidential candidate released one of her most detailed ones yet. The plan focuses on what she would do as president to uplift indigenous people and tribes across the U.S. Read more......
01:26 2019-08-17

$1 Million Penalty Brings Record Nursing Home Default Near an End The financial failure of the Rosewood Care Centers underscored gaps in the oversight of a program that insures $20 billion in mortgages to more than 2,300 nursing homes....
01:52 2019-08-17

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will undermine longstanding bipartisan support for the country in the U.S....
01:52 2019-08-17

Who Needs Starbucks? It's Really Easy to Make Nitro Cold Brew At Home. Starbucks serves nitro cold brew now, which means that the creamy, foamy, and texturally rich coffee that was once only available at the fanciest of local coffee shops is now officially mainstream. And while it might seem like a treat that can only be made with fancy coffee equipment, it’s actually ...
01:52 2019-08-17

US Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Supertanker Grace 1 The US Justice Department unveiled a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel....
01:52 2019-08-17

Taliban Chief's Brother Killed In Pakistan Blast: Report The Afghan Taliban leader's brother was among four people killed in a blast at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan Friday, insurgent sources and a Pakistani official told AFP....
01:52 2019-08-17

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
02:13 2019-08-17

Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resistance in the east of the bloc....
02:13 2019-08-17

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
02:13 2019-08-17

Norway stops Amazon fund contribution in dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended donations supporting projects to curb deforestation in Brazil after the country's right-wing government blocked operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-08-17

China's Minmetals says to close rare earth unit after pollution violations The rare earths arm of state-owned China Minmetals Corporation said one of its units would halt production with immediate effect from Thursday after failing to rectify a series of environmental offences....
02:13 2019-08-17

U.S. has order to seize Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar based on new violations The United States revealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawfully access the U.S. financial system" and ship oil to Syria....
02:39 2019-08-17

Ohio girl, 7, diagnosed with rare mosquito-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation, seizures A 7-year-old Mt. Vernon, Ohio girl has been infected with a rare mosquito-borne virus that, in severe cases, can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. ...
03:00 2019-08-17

Trump says he is having dinner Friday with Apple CEO Cook U.S. President Donald Trump said he was having dinner on Friday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook of Apple Inc, a company the president has criticized for not manufacturing more of its products in the United States....
03:00 2019-08-17

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

Teen Mom's Mackenzie McKee Says She's "Freshly Single" After Husband Denies Cheating Rumors Mackenzie McKee is taking a second look at the status of her marriage. On Friday afternoon, the Teen Mom OG star got fans buzzing with her brand-new Instagram post. Despite wearing her......
03:26 2019-08-17

Miley Cyrus' "Slide Away" and More Breakup Songs to Play on Repeat Miley Cyrus' new song came in like a wrecking ball. The 26-year-old singer dropped her track "Slide Away" on Friday. The song came less than a week after fans learned about......
03:26 2019-08-17

The True Story of How Twitter Helped Lead Sarah Hyland to Her Forever Love With Wells Adams Wells Adams seems to be working single-handedly to change the meaning of the term keyboard warrior. A true prince with a WiFi connection, the podcast host tends to swoop in whenever an......
03:26 2019-08-17

Bugatti is making only 10 of these $9 million supercars Bugatti unveiled its latest limited-edition model at a classic car show in California Friday. The Bugatti Centodieci will cost $9 million and only 10 will be made....
03:52 2019-08-17

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

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in fighting since the months after 9/11. Team Trump is considering a phased withdrawal of about 5,000 of the 14,000 US troops in the war-torn country — a move...
04:13 2019-08-17

Queens woman busted over fatal butt lift A Queens woman who allegedly performed a fatal butt lift procedure and fled the country to England four years ago has been brought home to face justice after a years-long extradition battle. Donna Francis, 38, injected silicone she bought on Ebay into a Maryland woman’s buttocks in 2015, prosecutors...
04:13 2019-08-17

Apple sues Corellium for creating virtual copies of iOS Apple this week filed a lawsuit against Corellium, a company that offers users a virtual replica of the iOS user experience from within a web browser. While Corellium touts its service as something of a security tool to better enable researchers to unearth serious vulnerabilities, Apple claims that ...
04:13 2019-08-17

Canadians sour on Trudeau, less popular than Trump Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, once celebrated as the start of a worldwide youth leadership movement, has lost his luster and is now suffering the same level of poor approval ratings that plagued President Trump in his first two years....
04:13 2019-08-17

NFL offensive lineman on quest to meet extraordinary weight goal: 'It's terrible' Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva is on a quest to gain more weight before the team kicks off its 2019 season against the New England Patriots next month....
04:39 2019-08-17

Georgia Tech quarterback receives sixth year of eligibility, set to play three more seasons Georgia Tech quarterback Lucas Johnson will be able to play three more seasons of college football after the NCAA granted him a sixth year of eligibility on Thursday....
04:39 2019-08-17

NFL players help bail out illegal immigrant in ICE detention in California NFL players Josh Norman and Demario Davis on Monday helped bail out an illegal immigrant who was placed into U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention in May....
04:39 2019-08-17

Secret Service arrests man outside Israeli Embassy wearing bulletproof vest and carrying knife The Secret Service arrested a man who was wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying a knife outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., on Friday....
04:39 2019-08-17

Man’s body found in lake after 3-year-old daughter says, ‘Daddy went swimming’: police Authorities in Texas on Friday recovered a man’s body from a lake after an unaccompanied 3-year-old girl, who was found sleeping alone on a boat, said her “daddy went swimming.”...
04:39 2019-08-17