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Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position

Just a few days before the NBA draft, the Pelicans continue to stack up their front office with talent, adding former WNBA and Connecticut superstar Swin Cash as VP of Basketball Operations and Team D...

Pelicans hire WNBA star Swin Cash for executive position

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New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Pelicans add ex-WNBA star Cash to front office NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says the club has hired former WNBA and U.S. national team player Swin Cash to serve in an executive role. Griffin, who announced the hiring Monday, says Cash will be vice president of basketball operations and team de...
03:26 2019-06-11

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
21:26 2019-05-21

D’Angelo Russell spotted in Vegas with WNBA star Kelsey Plum D’Angelo Russell’s summer is off to a hot start. The Nets point guard, who is a restricted free agent this July, is said to be dating WNBA star Kelsey Plum, according to Terez Owens. Russell, 23, and Plum, 24, a point guard for the Las Vegas Aces, were spotted at Protein House in Sin Cit...
20:00 2019-05-30

From Prague with love: Pelicans Sun, Moon and Star head for new London home Three great white pelicans were crossing Europe by van on Thursday en route to their new home in a central London park, where they will become part of a centuries-old tradition with royal connections....
19:26 2019-05-30

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
23:13 2019-06-12

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
05:52 2019-05-22

WNBA's new season ready to tip off It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games' greatest players        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendon over the winter and is out for the year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of ...
10:26 2019-05-24

WNBA: Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball Though it’s likely to be buried in an early-season media barrage that features the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, golf’s U.S. Open (June 13-16), and possibly even the women’s soccer World Cup (USA begins play June 11), the WNBA starts its 2019 season Friday night with a twin bill that includes the ...
06:39 2019-05-25

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The Aces, tabbed as the preseason favorite to win this year’s title, were without last year’s WNBA le...
04:39 2019-05-27

Alyssa Thomas leads Sun past Mystics in a WNBA opener UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 23 points, Jonquel Jones had 10 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 84-69 on Saturday night in the WNBA season-opener for both teams. Washington was missing Elena Delle Donne, who sat out the opener wit...
09:26 2019-05-26

Derek Fisher blasts the treatment of WNBA players: ‘Has to change’ Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher is standing up for his WNBA team both on and off the court. After the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, 89-85, Fisher penned a scathing post on Instagram in regards to the treatment of WNBA players, sharing a photograph of his team at a transportat...
20:00 2019-06-10

A Good And Smart Preview Of A Wide-Open 2019 WNBA Season Hockey is almost over, and the NBA is basically done, so now all we have to look forward to over these impending hot summer months is a World Cup, the ability to blast Bad Girls out of our apartment windows, and some goddamn WNBA basketball. That last thing starts tonight, folks! Let’s get to the pr...
02:26 2019-05-25

Kristi Toliver’s NBA coaching career hasn’t stopped now that the WNBA season is starting The Mystics point guard said her job with the Wizards — which gained national attention last year in part because of the low salary she was forced to accept — is not a transition to her post-playing days. She wants to do both....
21:00 2019-05-24

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
17:26 2019-06-10

Pelicans’ best shot with Anthony Davis may have just come and gone Anthony Davis’ future is in flux, and now he may no longer have a seat at the table. The New Orleans Pelicans superstar, with super-agent Rich Paul in tow, met with David Griffin on Wednesday in Los Angeles, the newly minted GM trying desperately to save a relationship destroyed by public trad...
19:26 2019-05-30

NBA round-up: Celts dump Pelicans for 6th win in row "Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed\r\nBoston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New\r\nOrleans Pelicans 113-100 on Monday night."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Sources: Davis meets with Pelicans EVP Griffin Anthony Davis, who requested a trade from the Pelicans in January, and EVP David Griffin, who was hired in April, are expected to continue a dialogue in the near future, sources told ESPN....
00:00 2019-05-30

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets with his disgruntled star next month in California for a frank face-to-face. “Yeah, we’ll visit together. We’ll probably sit together in Los Angeles at so...
00:26 2019-05-22

Pelicans VP pictures future with Davis, Williamson For a team with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, vice president of basketball operations David Griffin confesses the New Orleans Pelicans are still living in the past....
23:39 2019-05-21

NBA notebook: Pelicans lobby Davis to stick around In what resembled a sales pitch to an available free agent, the New Orleans Pelicans met with Anthony Davis on Wednesday in the hope of convincing him to embrace in the direction the franchise is now headed....
06:26 2019-05-30

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN reported Saturday....
02:13 2019-06-16

Sources: Pelicans open to multiteam Davis deal The Pelicans have begun to share the framework of an Anthony Davis trade with interested teams, with New Orleans open to a multiteam deal as well, league sources told ESPN....
03:13 2019-06-11

NBA roundup: Davis pours in 48 as Pelicans edge Mavs "Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the\r\nhost New Orleans Pelicans ended a five-game losing streak by beating the\r\nDallas Mavericks 114-112 on Friday night."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Nets’ rebuild will be Trajan Langdon’s model for Pelicans Outgoing Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon said the team has put itself in a position to land the biggest stars. Langdon, who is leaving to become GM in New Orleans, said getting the Pelicans to that point would be even sweeter, because it would be achieved with a small-market team nobod...
07:13 2019-05-22

Pelicans' Griffin says no 'shot clock' on any Davis deal Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin said Tuesday that the timing of next week's NBA draft won't necessarily raise urgency to deal away disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis....
16:13 2019-06-12

Sources: Lakers reach deal for Pelicans' Davis The Pelicans have agreed to trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall in next week's draft, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
07:52 2019-06-16

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London’s St. James’s Park PRAGUE (AP) — Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London’s St. James’s Park home since the 17th century. Keepers were carefully carrying the birds one by one Thursday morning to transport cages on of a van will take t...
11:26 2019-05-30

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London's St. James's Park Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London's St. James's Park home since the 17th century....
10:52 2019-05-30

| Pirates want two or three players in each position Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic wants his squad to have two or three quality players in every position to ensure the side are highly competitive....
08:39 2019-05-31

Pelicans give Lakers hope in pursuit of Anthony Davis The Pelicans may have extended an olive branch to the Lakers in their pursuit of Anthony Davis. After Davis publicly announced his desire to be traded from New Orleans earlier this year, Los Angeles launched an equally public campaign to acquire the superstar. They reportedly offered a huge package ...
02:52 2019-06-06

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three 2019 first-round picks – including the No. 4 pick – in exchange for the All-Star big man. The deal comes after the Lake...
00:52 2019-06-16

Lakers, Pelicans agree on Anthony Davis trade: source Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks....
10:00 2019-06-16

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
14:33 2019-05-21

Griffin touts new Pelicans hires as Davis decision looms Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says luring new general manager Trajan Langdon away from Brooklyn is an example of positive momentum in New Orleans that should make Anthony Davis reconsider his trade request        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guar...
05:00 2019-06-16

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament....
13:00 2019-05-24

| Maritzburg in pole position after two playoff wins Maritzburg United took a big step towards securing their Absa Premiership safety after recording a hard-fought victory over Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila....
08:52 2019-05-23

Raghuram Rajan A Contender For Huge UK Position Raghuram Rajan has delivered some uncomfortable economic truths in a career spanning the International Monetary Fund and powerful positions in India....
14:00 2019-06-12

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
14:26 2019-05-29

North Korea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament. The statement by an unnamed North Korean foreign ministry spokesman publishe...
16:13 2019-05-24

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
05:26 2019-06-07

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disarmament....
13:00 2019-05-24

Jets hire Joe Douglas as team’s GM The Jets have their man. The team agreed to terms with Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas to be their new general manager, the team announced Friday night. Douglas has spent the past three years with the Eagles, helping shape a roster that won Super Bowl LII. He replaces Mike Macc...
04:13 2019-06-08

Sam Darnold already a fan of ‘reassuring’ Joe Douglas hire Sam Darnold had a good source to get the scoop on his new boss when the Jets hired Joe Douglas as their general manager Friday night. But the quarterback used his eyes, too, to see what the former Eagles vice president of player personnel has done in past stops, and it has him optimistic for......
08:39 2019-06-09

Murder-For-Hire Suspects Appear In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Lexington men faced with murder-for-hire charges were arranged in federal court earlier Thursday. Mahmoud Shalash, John Sadiqullah, and Abdul Hadi were charged and arrested earlier this month, accused of attempting to pay 10,000 dollars to have another man killed...
21:26 2019-05-23

Jets hire Douglas from Eagles as their new GM Joe Douglas, 42, will be the Jets' fourth GM in the past eight years, replacing Mike Maccagnan, who was fired May 15 after a power struggle with new coach Adam Gase....
09:26 2019-06-08

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
20:26 2019-05-27

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
06:13 2019-06-07

Joe Biden asked for a pen. Then he reversed a position he’d held for four decades. The former vice president’s flip on taxpayer funding for abortions came after internal discussions and outside pressure on an issue that is one of several that may pose similar problems for him....
06:13 2019-06-08

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
08:13 2019-05-29

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to shoot down some of the Israeli missiles before they reached...
09:26 2019-06-12

Raptors and Blues fans are in sports’ most enviable position For two fan bases, for two cities, this is the best time. These are the days that fill those of us in other sporting cities with such envy. Yes, the actual winning of a championship is the culmination of the fan experience. Yes, the parties that come after, the parades, the civic celebrations, those...
03:52 2019-06-09

Connecticut gov says United Technologies will hire in-state HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s been assured United Technologies Corporation plans to hire 1,000 additional workers at Pratt & Whitney over the next few years. The Democrat said Tuesday he’s also been assured Otis elevators, which UTC plans to spin off to bec...
23:26 2019-06-11

Mindy Kaling: ‘I was so embarrassed about being a diversity hire’ The star of The Office and The Mindy Project has defied typecasting by writing her own roles – and working very hard. She talks about Late Night, her new film with Emma Thompson, remaking Four Weddings, and her own real life rom-com“Oh my God, I can’t believe you’re doing it again, you’re insane! I ...
07:26 2019-05-31

Timberwolves hire Pascucci from Nets as assistant GM The Minnesota Timberwolves hire former Brooklyn Nets director of global scouting Gianluca Pascucci their assistant general manager        ...
19:00 2019-05-30

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament. Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency on Friday carried comments...
13:39 2019-05-24

Vettel takes pole position ahead of Hamilton at Canadian GP MONTREAL (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning final lap to clinch pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday. Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton looked set for a career-extending 86th pole — and a record seventh in Montreal — but Vettel found extra speed in the fina...
00:00 2019-06-09

Tap Your Phone Into Position With Deals On iOttie's Magnetic Smartphone Car Mounts iOttie is best known for its smartphone car cradles, but they also make some of the best magnetic phone mounts on the road, and you can save on three different options today....
22:26 2019-05-22

US Open: Brooks Koepka is in position to make history despite three bogeys Brooks Koepka shot a 2-under-par 69 at Pebble Beach to place himself well within range of winning a third consecutive U.S. Open.        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
23:39 2019-06-04

Ky. imam, 2 others indicted in alleged murder-for-hire plot LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Lexington Islamic leader is facing a maximum sentence of life in prison according to an indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the grand jury indicted Mahmoud Shaker Shalash, John Sadiqullah and Abdul Hadi on conspiracy charges relate...
22:26 2019-05-25

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff Lindsay Gottlieb has become the first women's collegiate head coach to join an NBA team, leaving Cal-Berkeley to join John Beilein's staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers....
22:26 2019-06-12

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
07:52 2019-06-12

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
04:13 2019-05-26

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Awaits Extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charges including complicity to murder. Wilson The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-year-old Antonio Marsonel Wilson was supposed to appear in Kentucky c...
11:52 2019-05-22

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast this morning if he hadn’t checked with his campaign staff and taken a peek at his polling numbers to see where bacon haters have landed....
12:26 2019-06-08

Historians rubbish Spanish supreme court's position on Franco's reign Critics say ruling suspending exhumation of dictator’s remains legitimises 1936 coupLeading historians have rubbished the Spanish supreme court’s claim that General Franco was head of state from October 1936, almost three years before his rebellion secured victory in the Spanish civil war.The claim ...
20:13 2019-06-05

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
02:26 2019-06-11

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump contradicts Mnuchin The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
19:00 2019-06-10

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
18:13 2019-05-22

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
12:00 2019-06-07

Joe Biden's position on abortion is upsetting the Left, but he's a lot closer to America's opinion than they are The average American doesn't have a philosophically consistent opinion on abortion. But decades of polling indicate a clear picture of how the majority of the country feels....
23:39 2019-06-05

Cleveland Cavaliers Hire Cal's Lindsay Gottlieb As Assistant Coach New Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Beilein has made a notable addition to his coaching staff by bringing on Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb. Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news this afternoon, and the Cavs announced the hire shortly afterwards. Gottlieb will be the first women’s college ...
22:13 2019-06-12

Vikings hire ex-NFL vet Kaeding as part-time kicking coach EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired nine-year NFL veteran Nate Kaeding as a part-time kicking coach. Kaeding, a two-time Pro Bowl pick with the San Diego Chargers, has begun working with Vikings specialists this spring. He’s been at the practice facility a couple of times per ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as new head coach After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
19:26 2019-06-11

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
15:26 2019-05-28

Exclusive: FedEx to hire 700 flexible rural and residential drivers FedEx Corp said it plans to hire about 700 flexible, part-time Express drivers in 160 U.S. residential and rural markets as customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc puts pressure on established delivery firms....
19:13 2019-06-06

Florida man, mistress charged in wife’s murder-for-hire plot JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 50-year-old Florida man and his 30-year-old mistress hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like a bungled burglary. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Craig Waldrup told news outlets that Jerry “Tommy” Burns and Amanda Love were arrested Fri...
20:13 2019-06-04

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast federal indictments in three separate cases — was joined in a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday by a defense attorney who says lawyers turn to him when things look “hopeless.” Miami lawyer Scott Srebnick is one of two cri...
23:39 2019-05-28

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb as assistant Cavaliers hire former California women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb as an assistant on John Beilein's staff       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long struggle to attract female talent for senior positions....
17:13 2019-05-27

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
15:13 2019-05-21

East Texas superintendent defending decision to hire Briles MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent is defending the decision to hire Art Briles to lead a high school program three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor amid a sexual assault scandal. Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough said Tues...
06:00 2019-05-29

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
23:13 2019-06-03

The inventor of toilet paper rolls hung them in the 'over' position — and a modern homemaking expert says he was right Darren Foreman / Flickr Melissa Maker, author of "Clean My Space," sets the record straight on the over vs. under debate. Toilet paper rolls were invented in 1891 and renderings show the tearable sheets in an "over" position. Maker told INSIDER it's all about personal preference. Visit INSIDER's ho...
00:26 2019-06-14

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca on Saturday, adding the kingdom "refuse any measures that touch the historical and legal position of...
03:00 2019-06-01

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
00:26 2019-05-30

Boyfriend in murder-for-hire cop case accused of threatening to shoot man over ring The alleged mob wannabe who authorities say ratted out his NYPD girlfriend in a murder-for-hire plot appeared in Manhattan court Tuesday in a separate case — which accuses him of threatening to shoot a man over a diamond ring. John DiRubba, who dropped the dime on gal pal Officer Valerie Cincinelli,...
21:52 2019-05-28

Trial Begins For Woman Accused In Murder-For-Hire Death Of UK Grad DALLAS (NBCDFW/LEX 18) – The capital murder trial has begun for the woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill a woman with Kentucky connections. Brenda Delgado, 36, faces life in prison if convicted for the 2015 slaying of Kendra Hatcher, a Dallas dentist who was shot and killed in a parking g...
21:52 2019-06-03

Cop charged in murder-for-hire plot under investigation for alleged child abuse The NYPD cop accused of trying to have her estranged husband killed in a murder-for-hire plot is under investigation for alleged child abuse, lawyers said in court — where she appeared sporting a fresh-looking tattoo reading “‘Til Death” on Wednesday. The allegations involving the ...
01:13 2019-06-13

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
11:00 2019-06-16

Grizzlies hire Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins as head coach The Memphis Grizzlies have finally filled their coaching vacancy by hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins. The Grizzlies will introduce Jenkins at news conference on Wednesday. Zachary Kleiman, Memphis’ executive vice president of basketball operations, says Jenkins has an excellent ...
23:26 2019-06-11

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit and handcuffs, Valerie Cincinelli pleaded not guilt...
01:13 2019-06-01

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
15:26 2019-05-29

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
18:52 2019-05-24

NYPD cop’s husband recalls staging his own death in murder-for-hire plot The estranged husband of an NYPD cop accused of plotting to have him murdered said he was floored by the allegations — until the feds made him stage his own death. Breaking his silence for the first time, Isaiah Carvalho recalled when authorities dropped the bombshell that his estranged wife, Valeri...
19:39 2019-05-22

ARM Reportedly Directs Staff to Stop Working with Huawei, Leaving Company In Awkward Position After the Trump administration placed Huawei on the U.S. Entity List due to concerns that Huawei poses a national security risk, that meant Huawei would be banned from buying products from U.S. tech organizations including big names such as Google, Qualcomm, Intel, and others.Read more......
19:13 2019-05-22

Arizona State coach Herm Edwards adds faculty position to football duties Herm Edwards is making the leap from the practice field to the classroom. Arizona State University recently announced that its head football coach will become a “professor of practice” at the famous Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He’ll serve as a guest...
06:13 2019-06-14

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee, each gets $50,000 cash prize Eight young super spellers all tied, and all were crowned co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what competition officials said was a first for the event....
08:52 2019-05-31

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925...
09:52 2019-05-31

Someone Is Funneling Kushner Tons of Cash President Donald Trump’s failson-in-law Jared Kushner may be a high ranking White House employee, but that hasn’t stopped him from reaping the benefits of being an uber-wealthy scion to a deeply sketchy real estate empire. According to a new report, one of the real estate companies Kushner partially...
16:39 2019-06-10

Payments: India’s cash conundrum The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash....
16:52 2019-05-21

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
17:52 2019-06-06

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
20:26 2019-06-06

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New Orleans with the rebuilding Pelicans. Peterson spent seven years with the Hawks, and sources say he ...
02:39 2019-05-26

Cleveland Cavaliers make historic hire of Cal women's coach Lindsay Gottlieb The Cavaliers have hired University of California, Berkeley women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to be an assistant on John Beilein's staff.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Richard Carranza accused of waiving protocol to hire pals in high-ranking jobs Chancellor Richard Carranza waived job postings and other requirements to hire ex-employees he knew in California and Texas, including the former vice president of a company that has since racked up millions in sales to New York City schools, The Post has learned. A complaint to the city’s Special C...
05:26 2019-06-09

NYPD cop tried to cover tracks in murder-for-hire plot by smashing iPhones: court docs The NYPD cop who allegedly hired a hit man to knock off her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s daughter has been indicted. Disgraced cop Valerie Cincinelli was hit with two counts of murder for hire and one count of obstruction of justice in the scheme, according to an indictment unsealed in fede...
21:52 2019-05-30

Boeing CEO: 737 MAX Compensation Could Include Cash, Services Boeing will tailor its compensation to airlines for the 737 MAX grounding around customer preference, and they could be paid back in services instead of cash, Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said......
04:00 2019-05-30

I Used Cash at Amazon's Cashless Store and I'm So Sorry, Rahim “Welcome to Amazon Go,” a cheery man told me, explaining that there were two ways I could shop at the retail giant’s automated convenience store—both of which involved downloading an app. “Oh, I was going to pay cash,” I said. And then it got weird.Read more......
00:39 2019-06-12

U.S. Corporate Cash Piles Drop to Three-Year Low The 2017 U.S. tax overhaul prompted a strategic shift in corporate capital allocation, spurring more companies to increase spending and repatriate foreign cash holdings....
15:52 2019-06-10

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
20:00 2019-06-07

HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your hands."Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Naomi Osaka can emulate Serena Williams, says Pat Cash As Naomi Osaka goes in search of a third consecutive grand slam title at this year's French Open, former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash says the Japanese star has the ability to become one of the most dominant forces the women's game has seen....
18:00 2019-05-31

Crook swipes donation box with $2,200 in cash from Bronx mosque A heartless crook swiped an entire donation box — holding thousands of dollars in cash — from a Bronx mosque during Ramadan, cops said Tuesday. The thief entered the Masjid Nur Al Islam Mosque on Sherman Avenue near McClellan Street in Concourse around 6 a.m. on May 21, picked up the box...
00:00 2019-06-05

Crime Stoppers: Thieves Could Convert Converters Into Cash LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are hoping to identify two men caught on camera at a Lexington business stealing parts from company vehicles. It happened a few weeks ago, and police are hoping to put a stop to it. “We’ll start off with a few here and a few there, and the...
01:52 2019-06-04

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash Ball’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Cash Ball” game were: 04-13-17-35, Cash Ball: 21 (four, thirteen, seventeen, thirty-five; Cash Ball: twenty-one) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash Ball’ game a...
05:39 2019-05-22

Fired charity CEO accused of using cash on LSU, Saints games BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana hospital foundation’s former fundraising chief is accused of stealing about $550,000 in donations and using some of it to send family and friends to LSU and New Orleans Saints football games. The Advocate reports court documents filed Tuesday say 49-year-old...
13:52 2019-06-05

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay period....
17:26 2019-06-11

Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “5 Card Cash” game were: AD-JH-KS-2C-7D (AD, JH, KS, 2C, 7D) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:39 2019-05-22

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been reported on previously. ...
23:52 2019-06-03

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
14:39 2019-06-05

Chinese Cash That Powered Silicon Valley Is Suddenly Toxic As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
23:39 2019-06-11

Merck to buy cancer drug developer Peloton for $1.05 billion in cash Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash to gain access to the privately held company's renal cancer drug candidate....
14:33 2019-05-21

Court battles and cash hassles: Woodstock 50 loses its stardust Organisers are still upbeat but the future of festival to mark event’s anniversary is increasingly uncertainIt was billed as the musical event of the summer, a chance to remember a defining moment of the counterculture movement that took place in a field in upstate New York half a century ago.But ju...
17:52 2019-06-02

Frackers Scrounge for Cash as Wall Street Closes Doors The companies behind the U.S. fracking boom are turning to asset sales, drilling partnerships and other alternative financing to supplement their cash flow....
21:13 2019-06-07

Cash-Strapped Jammu University Receives Rs 100 Crore Grant This is the second time the Jammu university has been granted funds under the holistic scheme of RUSA. Earlier it was granted Rs 20 crore by the Education Ministry....
16:01 2019-06-01

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Cash Dividend Of $0.75 Per Share CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.75 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 28, 2012 to stockholders of record on December 21, 2012. (Logo: http://p...
06:39 2019-05-22

Republicans push back on cash Wolf wants for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that Pennsylvania’s counties replace their voting machines by 2020’s presidential elections. Republicans who control Pennsylvania’s Legislature ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Judge who presided over notorious ‘kids for cash’ case dies A retired federal judge best known for sending two corrupt judges to prison for their role in a notorious Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal has died. Edwin Kosik was 94. Michael Kosik says his father died Thursday morning at a senior center outside Wilkes-Barre after a brief illness. Kosik was a...
03:00 2019-06-14

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
12:39 2019-06-08

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
20:13 2019-06-11

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization t...
01:13 2019-05-26

HQ Trivia's Last-Ditch Attempt to Win You Back Is More Cash Prizes—With Strings Attached Those who still play HQ Trivia and plan to tune in for Season 4 may have more chances to win some of that sweet free cash. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always?)Read more......
08:13 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Midwest flooding disrupts U.S. crude, fuel cash markets Unexpected pipeline outages and refinery shutdowns over the past week - in part caused by bad weather in the U.S. Midwest - has roiled cash markets for both crude oil and refined products, traders said on Tuesday....
01:13 2019-05-29

Salesforce's Marc Benioff defends Tableau deal: They 'didn't want our cash' "Tableau didn't want our cash — they wanted our equity, because they know that the real value here is in the company that we're creating together," Benioff tells Jim Cramer in an interview....
01:39 2019-06-11

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition: filing Anadarko Petroleum exacted a top price for itself by repeatedly spurning Occidental Petroleum's approaches and pushing for all-cash offers, reasoning the market might react negatively to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday....
00:00 2019-06-08

What to give the graduate? Gifts ideas for grads beyond the old greeting card with cash This cap-and-gown season, Americans are expected to spend more than $5.5 billion on graduate gifts. Here are ideas that go beyond cash in a card.        ...
22:26 2019-05-31

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
08:52 2019-06-06

NASA wants to commercialize the International Space Station, and make heaps of cash doing it NASA has big plans for its immediate future, including missions to Mars and of course the Moon 2024 effort that was completely unaccounted for in the most recent federal budget. When it comes to science, funding can be hard to come by, and many of NASA’s projects are pricey. So, in the hopes o...
07:00 2019-06-11

What to know about executive function disorder Executive function is a broad set of mental skills that are important for achieving goals and interacting with others. People with executive function disorder may find it difficult to organize themselves, focus their attention, and control their emotions and behavior. Learn more here....
23:26 2019-06-06

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay: CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval....
05:01 2019-06-07

England vs South Africa: Ben Stokes plays down wonder catch - 'I was in the wrong position!' Ben Stokes has revealed that his wonder catch during England's Cricket World Cup victory over South Africa was only a result of him being caught out of position in the first place....
22:26 2019-05-30

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in some stores....
01:26 2019-06-16

'Thiem is owed an apology' - Croft & Cash weigh in on Serena press conference row "Annabel Croft believes that Dominic Thiem has been treated \"disrespectfully\" after having to cut short his press conference to accomodate Serena Williams."...
11:39 2019-06-03

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China....
12:52 2019-06-12

WWE Raw: Brock Lesnar teases Money in the Bank cash in, Baron Corbin becomes No. 1 contender Brock Lesnar teased on Raw that he was going to cash in his Money in the Bank contract and face either Universal Champion Seth Rollins or WWE Champion Kofi Kingston....
14:13 2019-05-28

Strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash Videos in which people film themselves eating food and post it on YouTube have become hugely popular. Now this weird trend is spreading to kids, should we be worried?...
15:39 2019-05-21

More Americans are finally moving cash to online banks for higher interest rates More Americans are moving their cash to online banks to earn interest of 2% or more. But many feel more comfortable with a local branch        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

WATCH: Bitcoin ATM showers London’s Bond Street station in cash money No, this isn’t a new Anderson Paak video. In a bizarre scene, footage shows a Bitcoin ATM spewing heaps of cash in a shopping centre nearby London’s Bond Street train station, while a security guard does their best to keep onlookers at bay. The video of the curious incident was first posted to Reddi...
13:26 2019-06-07

Elizabeth Warren rakes in tech cash while threatening to break up companies via billboard Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is raking in donations from Big Tech companies in Silicon Valley, despite her new billboard calling for the breakup of Big Tech....
20:52 2019-05-31

Credit and debit cards have more germs than cash and train station urinals, study says A new study says credit and debit cards are among the dirtiest common items out there – even more dirty than cash and train station urinals.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Watch: Chris Hemsworth sings Johnny Cash as fat Thor on 'Tonight Show' Chris Hemsworth, appearing on "The Tonight Show," released cellphone footage of himself singing Johnny Cash's "Hurt" while dressed up as fat Thor from "Avengers: Endgame."...
15:13 2019-06-13

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of dollars in lost production. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Panthers’ owner David Tepper is returning investors’ cash to focus on team Billionaire David Tepper is weighing a move to convert his hedge fund Appaloosa into a family office as he increases his focus on running the Carolina Panthers, sources told The Post. The tough-talking tycoon, who scooped up the NFL franchise last year for $2.2 billion, has been gradually returning ...
23:13 2019-05-23

College Basketball Trial Reveals a Shoe Box Full of Cash and Other Recruiting Secrets Still in its first week, the trial has already lifted the veil over the shadowy world of recruiting — offering detail that is rare and, because of video surveillance by the F.B.I., remarkably vivid....
18:13 2019-05-21

Hunt: Copy Trump's tax cuts and use no deal Brexit cash to boost economy Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he would use the UK's no-deal Brexit "war chest" and copy Donald Trump's tax-cutting agenda to "turbo-charge" the economy....
17:39 2019-06-06

Former Rockstar Designer Says Former Top Executive Groped Him When Colin Bundschu first started at Rockstar Games in November of 2014, he says his new colleagues offered a warning: Don’t cross Jeronimo Barrera. Barrera, the vice president of product development, would often fly in from New York to visit Rockstar’s offices in Carlsbad, California, where they we...
21:52 2019-05-28

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO, that will mean some reassigning of roles, and as......
01:26 2019-06-08

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
15:26 2019-06-14

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed Rakesh Kapoor....
09:39 2019-06-12

I believe Huawei is independent, executive tells UK MPs John Suffolk says Chinese requirement to cooperate with spy agencies does not applyHuawei is not obliged to compromise its products in order to comply with China’s intelligence law, a senior executive at the company has told MPs at a UK parliamentary hearing.John Suffolk, the telecoms firm’s global ...
00:00 2019-06-11

Executive's guide to prescriptive analytics It's tough to build a modern successful business without good analytics, and prescriptive analytics is the linchpin that makes all the other models and analyses worth it....
15:52 2019-06-03

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement” involves exchanging homemade honey with homemade ...
19:39 2019-06-12

GrainCorp signs contract to reduce cash flow volatility related to harvest volumes GrainCorp, Australia's biggest listed bulk grain handler, said on Friday it has signed a 10-year deal with a unit of Aon PLC to reduce cash flow volatility linked to eastern Australian grain production, especially during droughts....
04:26 2019-06-07

Met busts violent gang that shipped £300m overseas using cash transfer shops in London A global "money laundering and terrorist finance network" that shipped £310 million of criminal profits overseas in a year using high street money transfer shops in London has been busted by Met detectives....
12:52 2019-05-22

Bose's Latest Headphones Tackle a New Frontier of Noise Canceling, But Is It Worth the Extra Cash? The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 aren’t so much a successor to the current QC35 II headphones. Instead, they’re an addition to Bose’s line of noise-canceling headphones. A pricy addition. At $400 the 700s are $50 more than the QC35s. The step up in price doesn’t include huge tweaks to th...
22:26 2019-06-05

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime cash that had been brought into Britain....
16:00 2019-05-21

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
02:39 2019-05-23

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few years....
16:00 2019-06-12

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
17:52 2019-05-22

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges. British Columbia’s Supreme Court on Thursday accepted a proposal by Meng Wanzhou’s defense team...
23:13 2019-06-06

FAA reputation has taken a hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding: United executive The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) reputation has taken a hit as a result of the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding, United Airlines President Scott Kirby said on Monday....
04:39 2019-05-27

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to steer labor on a more conservative path in the Tr...
18:00 2019-06-09

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perry, the 40-year-old head of Columbia Records....
14:52 2019-05-31

Memphis Grizzlies hire Taylor Jenkins as head coach from 'excellent coaching pedigree' After two months, the Grizzlies have settled on their next head coach. It's Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Taylor Jenkins.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the factory where 3,800 workers produce the Passat and At...
23:52 2019-05-24

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join the department. Kenney has more than 25 years of ex...
13:26 2019-06-03

Jets interview Bears executive Champ Kelly for GM gig NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have interviewed Chicago Bears executive Champ Kelly, the fourth candidate to meet with New York for its general manager job. Kelly has been the Bears’ assistant director of player personnel for the last two years after joining the organization as its pro scouting dire...
01:52 2019-06-04

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
01:39 2019-06-06

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer....
12:26 2019-06-12

Nissan hires former Ford design executive Woodhouse As VP of Nissan Design America, David Woodhouse will lead Nissan and Infiniti design activities. The hiring marks a reversal for the automaker, which has been coping with a talent drain. ...
01:52 2019-06-13

Huawei believes Europe will keep faith in company: executive China's Huawei believes Europe will not follow the United States in blacklisting the company because it has been a partner of European telecoms firms for many years, a top Huawei executive told an Italian newspaper....
17:26 2019-05-21

Goldman sued by gay former executive who alleges firing was discriminatory Goldman Sachs has been sued by William Littleton, a former vice president who alleges sexual orientation discrimination. Littleton had been a leader of the Wall Street bank's LGBTQ network....
00:39 2019-06-06

Scotland land at World Cup in better shape and in executive style • Judy Murray and Steve Clarke delivered pep talks beforehand• We’ve got a better style of play, says full-back Nicola DochertyIt is safe to assume Nicola Sturgeon has secured Nicola Docherty’s vote. Before the first minister facilitated the funding that has enabled all part‑time players in Scotland...
00:39 2019-06-07

Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order Enlarge / Customers purchase mobile phones at the Huawei Experience Center on May 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (credit: Getty Images | VCG/Long Wei) The Trump administration yesterday took two actions that could effectively prevent Huawei from buying US technology and prevent ...
16:39 2019-05-21

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
00:52 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil producer Husky Energy cuts long-term spending to boost cash flow Husky Energy Inc on Tuesday nearly doubled its free cash flow target over five years as it cut its planned capital spending at a time when investors have been calling on oil and gas companies to shore up capital for buybacks and dividends....
17:26 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
22:52 2019-06-05

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
18:52 2019-05-21

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major energy firms have no women on their boards at all. C...
05:39 2019-05-22

BJP Forms New Parliamentary Party Executive, PM Modi Leader In Lok Sabha The BJP today announced its parliamentary party executive committee with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its leader in Lok Sabha and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh as the deputy leader....
18:39 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
23:00 2019-06-15

Trump claims executive privilege on census citizenship documents President Trump on Wednesday refused to hand over documents to Congress detailing the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, claiming they were protected by executive privilege. The move came as the House Oversight Committee was set to vote on whether Attorney General...
20:39 2019-06-12

White House Asserts Executive Privilege In Census Fight WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Justice Department notified the chairman of the House oversight committee of the decision in a letter We...
16:52 2019-06-12

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used....
03:13 2019-06-15

Raptors executive accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Huawei executive says goal to be world's top phone maker some time off China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will need more time to become the world's largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
14:13 2019-06-11

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
21:52 2019-06-11

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
22:52 2019-06-12

Morgan Stanley shareholders vote to approve executive pay, director Morgan Stanley said on Tuesday that more than 95 percent of shares voted to approve its executive compensation packages and that all of its directors were elected at the bank's annual shareholder meeting in Purchase, New York....
17:26 2019-05-23

Trump Preparing Executive Order on Health-Cost Disclosure President Trump is expected to issue an executive order as early as next week to mandate the disclosure of prices in the health-care industry. Federal agencies could be directed to pursue actions to force players in the industry to divulge cost data....
15:13 2019-05-24

Pilot in fatal helicopter crash was conducting ‘executive travel’ The pilot involved in the deadly helicopter crash at a Midtown skyscraper Monday has been identified as Tim McCormack, law enforcement sources told The Post. The chopper is owned by a company called American Continental Properties Inc., sources said. Police have said they believe the helicopter had ...
00:26 2019-06-11

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
23:13 2019-06-12

MOVES-Lazard hires former Goldman Sachs executive to lead Brazil ops Lazard Ltd has hired former Goldman Sachs & Co head of investment banking in Brazil, Antonio Pereira as Chief Executive Officer of Lazard Brasil Investment Banking....
16:39 2019-06-04

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, NBC News reports....
18:52 2019-06-12

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
05:52 2019-05-24

Trump asserts executive privilege to block access to census documents President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved to block Congress’ access to documents about how a citizenship question was added to the 2020 census. Trump claimed executive privilege over subpoenaed documents at the urging of the Justice Department, as the House Oversight and Reform Committee was beginni...
17:39 2019-06-12

Major Fiat Chrysler Executive Has Filed a Whistleblower Lawsuit Against the Company In the wake of a fraud investigation over Fiat Chrysler Automobiles screwing with sales figures, Automotive News reports that the company’s Head of U.S. Sales Reid Bigland has filed a lawsuit against FCA alleging that he was scapegoated and had his pay cut in retaliation for cooperating with the SEC...
03:13 2019-06-06

President Trump Invoked Executive Privilege. Here’s the History of That Presidential Power When Congress issues a subpoena for documents, usually they get what they want. But that’s not the case for certain documents related to the 2020 Census question about citizenship, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday in a letter to Elijah E. Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight an...
19:26 2019-06-13

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing....
23:39 2019-05-22

Disgraced Former NFL Network And Ringer Executive Eric Weinberger Wants Back In The Game Eric Weinberger, who last year had to leave his job as president of The Ringer because he was accused of multiple instances of egregious sexual misconduct while he was an executive at NFL Network, is looking to get back into media. Through a press release he announced today that he has formed an apt...
00:00 2019-06-14

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documents....
00:52 2019-05-23

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
19:00 2019-05-24

Jeopardy! Tracker: James Holzhauer's final stats, cash totals after streak ends short of money record James Holzhauer's incredible Jeopardy! run came to an end on the June 3 episode, finishing $58,484 shy of the money record.        ...
15:26 2019-06-04

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
05:26 2019-05-22

New York Times executive admits media didn't 'understand the Trump phenomenon' New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet spoke candidly last weekend about how the media "did not quite understand the Trump phenomenon" during the 2016 election. ...
06:52 2019-05-22

Donald Trump uses executive privilege to block House access to census documents President Donald Trump acted Wednesday to block lawmakers from seeing government documents that outline how his administration added a highly controversial question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
18:39 2019-06-12

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her family announced. She was 96 years old....
23:52 2019-06-02

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
08:13 2019-05-24

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
08:13 2019-05-29

New York Jets hiring former Eagles executive Joe Douglas for general manager role Joe Douglas, who served as vice president of player personnel with the Eagles, has come to terms with the Jets to be the team's next general manager.       ...
04:00 2019-06-08

President Trump Issues Executive Order Seemingly Aimed at China and Huawei (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten U.S. communications systems. The order, which declared a national emergency in response...
16:26 2019-05-21

Huawei executive shares video of the foldable Mate X hitting a 5G dataspeed benchmark After Huawei was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, the future of the foldable Huawei Mate X got a lot less clear. Last month, Google removed the Mate X and the Huawei P30 Pro from the Android.com website. Huawei claims that it has stockpiled a year's worth of chips and components...
03:00 2019-06-10

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
21:26 2019-06-13

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of the owner Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company, Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company announced on Monday....
16:00 2019-06-10

Morgan Stanley executive suggested senator wife's girlfriend be paid through private firm Connecticut state Sen. Alex Bergstein's divorce case with her husband, Morgan Stanley managing director Seth Bergstein, has exposed her romantic relationship with her former campaign manager, Nichola Samponaro....
19:52 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
14:13 2019-06-11

Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question. The post Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-12

Boeing's 777X faces engine snags, questions rise over delivery goal: executive Boeing Co's effort to build the world's largest twin-engined jet, the 777X, continues to be hampered by challenges with General Electric Co's new GE9X turbine engine, a top Boeing executive said on Wednesday....
23:01 2019-06-05

Trump signs executive order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews during Iowa trip The White House said in a statement the order "will help eliminate delays, reduce developer costs, and provide greater certainty about the review process for farmers."...
03:13 2019-06-12

Boeing's 777X faces engine snags, questions rise over delivery goal -executive Boeing Co's effort to build the world's largest twin-engined jet, the 777X, continues to be hampered by challenges with General Electric Co's new GE9X turbine engine, a top Boeing executive said on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-05

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter environmental rules on production amid a clampdown on pollution, an executive said on Monday....
14:00 2019-06-03

Nemaska Lithium eyes fresh steps to raise capital for Quebec project -executive Nemaska Lithium Inc may issue new shares, take on new debt or sell assets as it hunts for fresh capital to build a lithium project in Quebec, executive Wanda Cutler said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-06-12

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
07:52 2019-05-24

As it plans executive order on health costs, White House runs into industry hostility The most far-reaching element favored by White House aides would require insurers and hospitals to disclose the discounted rates they negotiate for services, according to people familiar with the deliberations....
22:26 2019-05-29

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
17:26 2019-05-21

Confidential draft IRS tax memo says tax returns must be handed to Congress unless president uses executive privilege: report Just days after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a House Democratic subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns, a confidential draft IRS memo obtained by The Washington Post called the disclosure “mandatory,” unless the president asserts his executive privilege....
10:13 2019-05-22

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland China has been put on hold....
10:52 2019-06-15

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documents....
00:00 2019-05-25

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
16:26 2019-06-14

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Com...
20:13 2019-06-12

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege on Census Documents Ahead of House Committee Contempt Vote The House Oversight Committee is expected to recommend that the House hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr. in contempt over the census....
19:26 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Nemaska Lithium eyes fresh steps to raise capital for Quebec project -executive Nemaska Lithium Inc may issue new shares, take on new debt or sell assets as it hunts for fresh capital to build a lithium project in Quebec that faces cost overruns of more than $300 million, head of investor relations Wanda Cutler said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
08:52 2019-05-24

Efficiency Win: Heinz Has Eliminated All Their Executive Positions After Realizing All They Need Is A Couple Factory Guys To Make Ketchup Here’s an absolute brilliant move by the biggest name in the condiment industry: Heinz has just eliminated all their executive positions after realizing all they need is a couple factory guys to make ketchup....
18:26 2019-05-21

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was dubbed "The Great Target Outage of '19" on social media, with many comparing Target's struggles to th...
01:26 2019-06-16

Trump asserts executive privilege over census citizenship question info as Dems prepare contempt vote WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over information related to his administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census as the House Oversight Committee prepared to hold two of his Cabinet members in contempt for defying its subp...
22:26 2019-06-12

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by unanimous votes of the members of the boards present...
23:26 2019-05-21

Cricket news: 'Overwhelming support' for The Hundred, claims ECB chief executive Tom Harrison Tom Harrison, the Chief Executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has claimed the organisation's new competition, The Hundred, has "overwhelming support" across the game....
13:26 2019-06-03

Cboe Global Markets Appoints Executive Vice Presidents in Newly Formed Markets Division CHICAGO – April 4, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the appointments of Andy Lowenthal and Bryan Harkins as Executive Vice Presidents and co-heads of the firm’s newly formed Markets Divisi...
16:00 2019-05-21

Lew Klein, 'American Bandstand' executive producer who launched Dick Clark's career, dies at 91 Lew Klein, a broadcast pioneer who helped create “American Bandstand” and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, has died at 91.        ...
19:39 2019-06-13

One Of The NL's Best Sluggers Isn't On The All-Star Ballot Brand-new Cincinnati Red Derek Dietrich is smashing the hell out of the baseball in the early part of the season, quickly going from Marlins Castoff On Minor League Contract to elite pinch-hitting threat to must-start infielder in just a few weeks. After his titanic three-dinger performance against ...
00:26 2019-05-30

This town is the real star of 'Big Little Lies' Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Shailene Woodley are the human stars of "Big Little Lies," the television adaptation of Liane Moriarty's story of the same name....
23:39 2019-06-08

Pet Sematary‘s Breakout Star Leo the Cat Dies Just weeks after his big screen debut, Leo, the Maine Coon crossbreed cat who played (spoiler alert) an undead feline named Church in the 2019 remake of the classic 1989 film Pet Sematary, has died unexpectedly. Leo was a shelter cat prior to his role in Pet Sematary, which premiered in April. In an...
01:26 2019-05-31

Pham: All-Star process 'never going to be fair' Rays outfielder Tommy Pham voiced his displeasure after the initial All-Star Game voting results were released Monday, saying the disparity between big and small markets is "never going to be fair."...
01:13 2019-06-14

A Star Diamond Student Speaks Guide Vadim Pokhlebkin calls Paul Hotke “One of the star students” of the Diamond method. Paul took the Dick Diamond "Trade Small, Win Often" course February-May. Hotke is an articulate guy -- he owns his own CPA business and trades part-time. You can hear just what he has to say about t...
21:39 2019-05-31

USWNT star you need to know: Alex Morgan SportsPulse: She's the face of U.S. soccer and she may be the best female striker in the world. Her name is Alex Morgan and she is a star you need to know on the USWNT this summer in France.        ...
17:00 2019-06-04

Kids in Germany to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star currently go by the unpoetical catalog numbers HD 32518 and HD 32518b....
14:39 2019-06-07

USWNT star you need to know: Crystal Dunn SportsPulse: She was one of the last cuts on the 2015 USWNT World Cup team and now she's an instrumental part of the 2019 team. Her name is Crystal Dunn and she's a star you need to know this summer in France.        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

USWNT star you need to know: Alyssa Naeher SportsPulse: She's tasked with replacing Hope Solo and she's up for the task in net. Her name is Alyssa Naeher and she's a start you need to know on the USWNT this summer.        ...
15:39 2019-06-07

New MLB All-Star vote set to begin with 'primary' MLB is switching to a multiphase process to elect All-Star starters via fan voting, with the "primary" phase to begin Tuesday followed by "The Starters Election" on June 26....
18:52 2019-05-28

Two white dwarfs collide, may end up as neutron star Enlarge / Two white dwarfs pondering a merger. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) It seems like you can’t go a day without hearing news of a merger. Not corporate mergers—those are boring. Mergers between astronomical bodies are where it’s at these days. And it's not just black holes and neutron stars doi...
19:26 2019-05-29

How Detective Pikachu Built Its Adorable Star For visual effects house MPC, Pikachu stood as the ultimate thesis for its approach to designing the world of Pokémon for Detective Pikachu. io9 recently spoke to MPC VFX Supervisor Pete Dionne about his work on Detective Pikachu, and the particular challenges behind bringing the most vital Pokémon ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Prince Royce to headline MLS All-Star concert Prince Royce says he’s looking forward to headlining the 2019 Major League Soccer All-Star Concert because he loves singing live, but another motive is to gain some new fans...
16:26 2019-06-13

2021 MLB All-Star Game to be played in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Baseball’s 2021 All-Star Game will be played at Atlanta in what could be the first national showcase for SunTrust Park since the stadium opened in 2017. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement before the Braves played the Washington Nationals on Wedn...
01:26 2019-05-30

Ex-Red Sox star Ortiz shot in back, expected to be OK David Ortiz, a three-time World Series champion during his career with the Boston Red Sox, was shot in the back Sunday in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, national police told CNN....
09:52 2019-06-10

Adam Lambert shops like a rock star When Adam Lambert and Queen opened this year’s Oscars ceremony with an electrifying performance, the star-studded audience leapt to their feet and unabashedly rocked out. That’s the effect that the former “American Idol” contestant often has on crowds. The 37-year-old singer, songwriter, actor and L...
18:26 2019-06-05

Former Syracuse and NBA star Billy Gabor dead at 97 Former Syracuse basketball star Billy Gabor, who went on to play for the Syracuse Nationals of the NBA, has died; was believed to be the oldest living NBA player        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

What you need to know about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Respawn Entertainment CEO Vince Zampella and game developer Stig Asmussen give the latest details about Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

The New Lego Star Wars Is Impressive And Surprisingly Different If a hands-off theater demo of a new video game can over-deliver E3, then Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sure did. The amount of changes I was shown to the 20-year-old Lego video game formula was startling....
06:00 2019-06-15

Star witness against ‘El Chapo’ to be sentenced in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A star government witness at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being sentenced in Chicago, where prosecutors are seeking extraordinary leniency for the former cartel lieutenant-turned-U.S. government cooperator. Vicente Zambada would be l...
11:26 2019-05-30

10 things you need to know about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge No doubt that the lines at Disneyland's Galaxy's Edge will be long as the new Star Wars land opens today, but there are still many unique experiences to seek out....
17:13 2019-06-04

'Knights of the Old Republic' could become a Star Wars movie While the Star Wars franchise will take a new direction after the Skywalker arc ends with Episode 9, the next movie might still tell a familiar story. According to BuzzFeed News, a Star Wars film based on the classic LucasArts RPG Knights of the Old......
19:39 2019-05-24

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Looks Great In HD A team of fans have been working for over a year on an Unreal Engine 4 version of the original Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, and it is looking absolutely delicious....
03:52 2019-05-22

China Have One Star Attacker And A Whole Lot Of Question Marks When you think of the most famous image in Women’s World Cup history, you don’t often remember the opponent. Brandi Chastain’s celebration after slotting home the winning penalty in the 1999 tournament has inspired the spillage of plenty of digital ink, but maybe the least remembered aspect of that ...
23:13 2019-06-05

K-pop star Goo Hara found unconscious at home Singer and actress Goo Hara was found unconscious in her Gangnam home shortly after midnight Sunday, Seoul's Metropolitan Police Agency said, reigniting debate around the intense pressure placed on South Korea's K-pop superstars....
06:13 2019-05-30

Nigeria Have The Star Power To Go Down In A Blaze Of Glory The question before Nigeria heading into this World Cup is the same one they’ve faced going into every other World Cup: Will this be the tournament the Super Falcons finally put it all together and make a real run? Unfortunately, the answer is probably the same as it has been in years past: No, this...
23:13 2019-06-05

The games were the star of E3, but gaming PCs were center stage Yes, smartphone gaming is growing rapidly, but for people who want the best possible visuals and the most compelling action, PCs are still the go-to.       ...
17:52 2019-06-15

Some LEGO Star Wars Fans Want More Grunting At E3 this past week, WB Games and TT Games revealed the latest and possibly biggest entry in the popular LEGO Star Wars franchise. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is coming out next year and will be based on all nine films, including the upcoming Star Wars Rise Of Skywalker. But if you check out...
22:52 2019-06-15

Wear These $10 Tees to Star Wars Land, Or Anywhere Else Planning a visit to Star Wars Land? Or just want to be ready for The Rise of Skywalker? You can take your pick of two different Star Wars shirts for just $10 at Daily Steals right now with promo code KJSWARS, in a variety of different colors and sizes. They’re more comfortable than a Tauntaun slee...
01:39 2019-05-31

Star Wars Gives Force to Disney Parks Disney’s Star Wars attractions opening at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., represent the single-largest expansion in either park’s history....
19:00 2019-05-30

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on two more counts of rape involving a hitchhiker and ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Marvel's Eternals Film Could Add Another Interesting Star There are more rumors for Idris Elba’s The Suicide Squad role. Phoebe Waller-Bridge discusses writing women in Bond 25. Simon Kinberg reveals why he left out some major comics characters from Dark Phoenix. Plus, what’s to come on Swamp Thing, and more footage from Spider-Man: Far From Home. Spoilers...
17:01 2019-06-03

Tim Tebow could be a Triple-A All-Star — in the fans’ eyes Fans who believe players All-Star games should be more about performance than star power will be disappointed by this bit of news. But for the fans who argue All-Star games should make room for players with star power, than Tim Tebow could be your man. Tebow, the most famous player on the Syracuse M...
11:26 2019-06-07

Quentin Tarantino's Star Trek will be R-rated, if he has his way Scotty’s about to get beamed the fuck up, y’all. In the latest issue of Empire, Quentin Tarantino discussed his Star Trek movie, which is still very much in the works, apparently. The filmmaker, who is preparing to release Once Upon A Time In Hollywood this summer, says the new Star Trek already has...
19:13 2019-06-12

Kids in Germany called on to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star currently go by the unpoetical catalog numbers HD 32518 and HD 32518b....
10:26 2019-06-07

We Need More Star Wars Games Like Revenge Of The Sith Today, Star Wars games are usually very serious and dedicated to authenticity. Nearly all Star Wars game released these days are also canon, connecting to other comics, movies, books, and TV shows. Which is cool, I love modern Star Wars. But I can’t help but miss the days when we got games that were...
22:00 2019-06-09

Robert Pattinson confirmed to star as next Batman The 33-year-old actor will become the second-youngest actor to ever play the superhero after Christian Bale, who was 31 when 'Batman Begins' was released....
03:26 2019-06-01

Jack Hughes already showing why many think he’ll be franchise star BUFFALO — All the game tape and all the scouting in the world can show you the skill. But the instant Jack Hughes opens his mouth to talk, like he did with a gaggle of lights and cameras and silly softball questions thrown at him during the NHL Scouting Combine media session on Friday afternoon,......
08:00 2019-06-01

MLB announces new format for voting for the All-Star Game This season will bring a new process as to how players are chosen to represent the American and National leagues in the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game....
20:26 2019-05-28

Lenny Kravitz: Rock star with a camera Musician Lenny Kravitz took time out from his "Raise Vibration" concert tour to open his photography exhibition, called "Drifter," at the Leica Gallery in the German town of Wetzlar....
18:00 2019-05-27

Tony Parker, Former Spurs Star, Retires From NBA Parker, 37, was a six-time N.B.A. All-Star and the Spurs’ point guard during their run of four championships. He was the first European-born finals MVP....
23:26 2019-06-10

Marquette star Hauser transferring to Virginia CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Marquette star Sam Hauser is transferring to national champion Virginia. Coach Tony Bennett made the announcement Friday. Hauser will practice with the Cavaliers in the coming year, but won’t use his final year of eligibility until the 2020-21 season. The 6-foot-8 H...
21:00 2019-05-31

18 things on Amazon worthy of their 5-star rating A 5-star rating isn't easy to come by, but these 18 things have earned near-perfect ratings on Amazon, and we take a look at why that might be.       ...
16:26 2019-06-13

From Goldfinger to Scarface: how to get this summer's movie-star look Whether it’s Sean Connery’s Bond in a blue playsuit, Tilda Swinton’s rock star look in A Bigger Splash or Michelle Pfeiffer’s disco glitz in Scarface, the movies are the inspiration for this season’s style Continue reading......
20:39 2019-06-14

University of Vermont star withdraws from NBA draft A University of Vermont basketball star who had received several workout invites from NBA teams has officially withdrawn from the draft and will return for his senior year. Coach John Becker told the Burlington Free Press on Monday that Anthony Lamb – who led the Catamounts to their seventh NCAA Tou...
05:26 2019-05-28

| Ex-Bafana star to sell Magic FC club Former Bafana Bafana striker George Dearnaley is selling his ABC Motsepe League franchise, The Magic FC‚ disillusioned with the South African third-tier....
17:26 2019-06-14

A weird star just rapidly dimmed for a few days and we don't know why A star that’s been totally calm for at least five years just suddenly dimmed by 70 per cent over two days, and it doesn’t quite fit any of our explanations...
16:52 2019-06-06

Machiko Kyo, Star of ‘Rashomon’ and Other Films, Dies at 95 Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking....
20:01 2019-05-21

'Vader Immortal' is the Star Wars VR game I've been waiting for Star Wars and virtual reality always seemed like the perfect mix. Long before the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive were released a few years ago, I was eager to slip on a VR headset, hop in a rusty smuggler ship and wield a light saber of my own. While we've......
18:39 2019-05-22

WWE star Rachel Evers: I chased down drunk driver after hit-and-run WWE star Rachael Evers revealed how she was the victim of a hit and run by a drunk driver while traveling home from work. The 26-year-old is one of the most promising wrestlers on the NXT roster, and her career – and potentially life – escaped intact after the shocking incident occurred in Florida a...
19:26 2019-05-30

Phantasy Star Online 2 Is Actually Coming To The West Next Year Rejoice, Dreamcast lovers. Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to the West. The popular MMORPG has been frustratingly absent but will come to the Xbox One in a free-to-play package in Spring 2020....
04:52 2019-06-10

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
23:39 2019-06-04

Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein: ‘Everyone said we didn’t belong in LA’ She was Lady Bird’s best friend and her brother Jonah Hill got a tattoo in her honour – meet the sparky star of this summer’s wildest high school comedyBeanie Feldstein is eating ice-cream in a red dress that is as bright as strawberry sauce. “This is one of the coolest things I’ve ever worn?” she s...
18:00 2019-05-23

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show, defeating him before he could break the $2.52m r...
02:26 2019-06-05

Trial to open against Thomas Keller and his 3-star eateries SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former employee of celebrated American chef Thomas Keller is suing him and his three-star Michelin restaurants for pregnancy discrimination. Vanessa Scott-Allen says she was denied a job transfer from Per Se in New York to the French Laundry in California and ultimately let go...
08:52 2019-06-03

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz transported to Boston after shooting David Ortiz was flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Rare 13-star flags going on display at Revolution museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of rare 13-star American flags never before exhibited will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for display starting Friday, which is Flag Day. The flag...
17:13 2019-06-13

Relative of Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort $5m from NFL star Man accused of attempting to extort $5m from All-Pro safetyMathieu is entering his seventh NFL season and first with KCA relative of Tyrann ‘Honey Badger’ Mathieu has been accused of trying to extort $5m from the Kansas City Chiefs safety.ESPN reported that Geourvon Keinell Sears, 21, allegedly thre...
19:52 2019-05-22

Yankees’ star prospect Estevan Florial goes off in return Estevan Florial, one of the Yankees’ top offensive prospects, returned to action Monday night for Single-A Tampa after being sidelined with a non-displaced right wrist fracture suffered during spring training. The 21-year-old went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs in Tampa’s 8-4 loss to t...
11:26 2019-06-04

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
09:13 2019-06-10

Watch the first teaser for CBS' 'Star Trek: Picard' series CBS has offered the first real peek at its upcoming Star Trek: Picard series with a minute-long teaser trailer. It doesn't offer much in the way of detail beyond a look at some vineyards, a case of Chateau Picard wine and a noticeably older Jean-Luc......
19:52 2019-05-23

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Star Laura Reveals She Catfished Her Own Husband Just when you thought 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way couldn't be any more dramatic--and entertaining--the TLC reality show introduced Laura, 51, and her 29-year-old fiancé Aladin, a......
07:00 2019-06-11

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled with toothpaste and then posted footage of the incident online has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay his victim €20,000 in “moral d...
20:13 2019-06-03

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Is Here: The Good, the Bad, and the Incredible Everywhere you look in Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, there’s something to see, something to explore, or something to do. Even though it’s not 100 percent complete, the land itself is a star. You walk in, and you instantly feel like you’ve left Disneyland in Anaheim, California and become immersed in the ...
01:00 2019-06-01

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
19:39 2019-05-23

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz being transported to Boston after shooting Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Niecy Nash Is the Star of Her Own Show. Now She’s Calling the Shots Too The star of Claws on the sudsy thriller’s third season, her role in Ava DuVernay’s new miniseries about the Central Park Five and her first directing gig. TIME: Claws, which is set in a nail salon, has sex, drugs, dance numbers and a mostly female cast decked out in high Florida glam. Is...
23:39 2019-05-22

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a movie With Disney wrapping up the Skywalker saga with this Christmas's Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, where does the movie series set in a galaxy far, far away turn next for inspiration?The answer, it now seems, is to the Star Wars computer games. According to a report from Buzzfeed New...
12:26 2019-05-24

'Should we provide F16s?' Azerbaijan says it has done everything to protect Arsenal star Azerbaijan and Armenia, neighbors and political rivals, have begun to spar verbally over the absence of a leading European footballer from next week's Europa League final....
21:39 2019-05-24

‘Flip or Flop’ star goes solo in ‘Christina on the Coast’ Christina Anstead says she has “so much going on right now” — and that’s not an understatement. The “Flip or Flop” star, who announced in March that she’s expecting a child with her second husband, Ant Anstead (she’s due in September), has been filming three shows simultaneously — including “Christi...
18:26 2019-05-21

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' is star-powered satire Joseph Heller's anti-war novel "Catch-22" is set during World War II, but was published just as the US began getting into Vietnam, and the 1970 movie came out in the midst of that conflict. George Clooney brings his considerable star power to bear in bringing the satire to Hulu, but the six-part ser...
16:00 2019-05-21

Rocky star Stallone says he never expected to make it in movies Action movie superstar Sylvester Stallone told cinemagoers in Cannes on Friday that he never expected to make it in the film industry due to an accident at birth that caused him to slur his words - now one of his more celebrated trademarks....
01:13 2019-05-25

Wander Franco could be the MLB star the Yankees were forced to miss If the Yankees missed out on baseball’s next wunderkind, they have the international signing rules to blame. The Yankees were set to sign Wander Franco, one of baseball’s top prospects, out of Latin America for $6 million, ESPN’s Jeff Passan wrote in a long feature detailing Franco...
00:39 2019-06-12

CEO Bob Iger doesn't think Disney is too reliant on 'Star Wars' Disney's CEO Bob Iger is confident the company's $1 billion investment in its new "Star Wars" theme parks will be a boon not only for its park division, but the beloved sci-fi franchise, too....
23:26 2019-05-29

This ‘When They See Us’ scene won star Jharrel Jerome a standing ovation The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us” features five young actors playing the “Central Park Five,” convicted for raping Trisha Meili, aka the Central Park Jogger, in 1989. The convictions were vacated in 2002 when Mattias Reyes confessed to the crime and, of the five young men, Korey Wise —...
09:39 2019-06-12

Edward Bluemel: the love-to-hate new star of Killing Eve As the hotly anticipated second series of Killing Eve starts this weekend, Frankie McCoy meets Edward Bluemel, the show's gleefully hateable new star...
08:39 2019-06-06

Amateur star Robeisy Ramirez turns pro with Top Rank Two-time Olympic gold medallist Robeisy Ramirez sets his sights on professional glory The post Amateur star Robeisy Ramirez turns pro with Top Rank appeared first on Boxing News....
00:00 2019-05-26

Italy's Di Maio says no one within 5-Star party asked for his resignation Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio said on Monday none of his party colleagues had asked for his resignation following a poor showing at European elections over the weekend....
16:13 2019-05-27

This Star Wars X-Wing Game Was Made By A Fan In Dreams Every week it seems Dreams creators are building more and more impressive levels and mini-games. The latest fan creation that has caught my attention is a Star Wars space-combat game where you get to control an X-Wing Starfighter and fight the Empire....
00:39 2019-05-27

The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars Say what you will about The Phantom Menace, but it’s crucial to what makes Star Wars great. Sure, it introduced lots of not-so-popular characters and concepts, but it balanced that out with even more things that, in the 20 years since its release, have aged quite gracefully. Things that improved and...
18:26 2019-05-21

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
17:52 2019-06-08

Stressed 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington getting treatment "Game of Thrones" actor Kit Harington is undergoing treatment after the end of the HBO television series in which he starred as the heartthrob Jon Snow, his representative said on Tuesday....
07:39 2019-05-29

Motor racing: Mercedes to keep permanent red star for Lauda Mercedes will keep a red star on their Formula One cars as a permanent remembrance of triple world champion Niki Lauda, the team's non-executive chairman who died last Monday....
16:52 2019-05-26

Yara Shahidi brings faint glow to 'The Sun is Also a Star' Teen romances are sometimes only as good as their leads, and "The Sun is Also a Star" has a fine pair in "Black-ish's" Yara Shahidi and "Riverdale's" Charles Melton. The movie, however -- which deals with true love and the universe putting people together -- could have given fate an assist by crafti...
16:00 2019-05-21

Here's what it's like to fly the Millennium Falcon at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Star Wars fans who had long dreamed about piloting the Millennium Falcon will now get that chance when the gates to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland finally open on Friday....
16:52 2019-05-30

Shari Redstone Was the Surprise Star of the CBS Party at the Plaza At the gathering after the presentation at Carnegie Hall, well-wishers lined up to greet the head of CBS’s parent company, who hadn’t attended in years....
15:00 2019-05-21

Bill Buckner: Ex-teammates mourn loss of former MLB All-Star The Major League Baseball community mourned the loss of former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox star first baseman Bill Buckner, who died Monday at the age of 69....
23:13 2019-05-27

50 Cent says ‘Power’ co-star Rotimi owes him $300G 50 Cent has been using social media lately to demand the repayment of loans he claims to have made to pals. And his “Power” co-star Rotimi is the latest target of his online debt-collector act....
15:39 2019-05-30

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (who crafted the story together) to talk about the ...
01:00 2019-06-15

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia posted on Twitter a picture of him and his friend si...
06:00 2019-06-13

Quentin Tarantino’s R-rated ‘Star Trek’ will be f—ing foulmouthed Space . . . the final @!$&#%. Quentin Tarantino recently spoke about his possible new “Star Trek” film, which he’s pitched to Paramount, but the director didn’t discuss the plot, characters or his actors. In typical Tarantino fashion, his head went straight for the gutter. “It’s an R-rated movie,” t...
06:00 2019-06-13

Disneyland’s New ‘Star Wars’ Atraction Opens Friday The marriage of Disney and Star Wars has given birth to a major new attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” opens to the public Friday. The park promises to take fans beyond the movies, without traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The “Mill...
21:00 2019-05-30

Braves' Snitker selected to NL All-Star coaching staff Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has selected Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker to the National League's All-Star coaching staff       ...
04:00 2019-06-08

Coach on French Open star Amanda Anisimova: 'Just a matter of when' Amanda Anisimova's meteoric rise to the top of the tennis world at the 2019 French Open came as a surprise to many, but her coach saw it coming. He told UPI that the 17-year-old is here to stay....
00:13 2019-06-07

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz expected to be transported to Boston after shooting Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
17:39 2019-05-21

Phillies land three-time All-Star Jay Bruce in trade with Mariners The first-place Philadelphia Phillies strengthened their offense Sunday, acquiring Jay Bruce in a trade with the Seattle Mariners.        ...
00:52 2019-06-03

YouTube star ReSet sentenced to jail for toothpaste prank A YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating a toothpaste-filled Oreo in Spain was sentenced 15 months to prison — and ordered to shut down his video channel, according to a report. Kanghua Ren, better known as ReSet, was found guilty of violating the victim’s moral integrity wi...
18:52 2019-06-03

Look: Ex-teammates show support for David Ortiz after former MLB star's shooting The Major League Baseball community is showing support for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, who was shot in the back in the Dominican Republic on Sunday night....
19:52 2019-06-10

| Track star Felix criticises Nike maternity policy Olympic star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike, accusing the US sporting goods giant of penalising female athletes who took time off to have a child....
08:52 2019-05-23

The Marvel Approach Won't Work for Star Wars, According to Kathleen Kennedy The similarities between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and A New Hope are as plentiful as they are obvious, because even though the newest trilogy introduces a whole slew of new characters, the story being told about bringing balance to the Force is the same. Respecting the original Star Wars films w...
05:52 2019-05-23

Indian-Origin Man Honoured With 'Star Of Jerusalem' Medal By Palestine Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has conferred Indian-origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the Star of Jerusalem medal - one of the highest honours given to foreign nationals by the Palestinian......
15:52 2019-06-14

Seattle Mariners trade All-Star OF Jay Bruce to Philadelphia Phillies The Philadelphia Phillies acquired All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce from the Seattle Mariners for minor-league infielder Jake Scheiner and cash considerations....
10:26 2019-06-03

House set to send Trump a fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House is set to pass legislation on Thursday that would fix a quirk in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that has generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families. The bill would then go to President Trump's desk....
01:13 2019-05-23

Internet Star Grumpy Cat Dies, Owners Say "Unimaginably Heartbroken" Internet star "Grumpy Cat" has died at the age of seven, her owners said early Friday. "We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat," they said in a statement on......
16:13 2019-05-21

Love Island star: 'No amount of support prepares you for fame' Former Love Islander Eyal Booker has spoken out to stand up for the show over the issues of diversity and support for contestants that have made headlines in recent weeks....
19:26 2019-06-07

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
15:52 2019-06-14

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

NASA just spotted a nearby star throwing a temper tantrum We take it for granted most of the time, but the Sun is mighty important to our very existence. Without it, we wouldn’t be here at all, and scientists have worked tirelessly for centuries to learn as much about it as possible. But what we know about our own star doesn’t necessarily trans...
21:39 2019-06-06

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat a neutron star - the first collision seen between a mixed pair of these massive objects...
14:33 2019-05-21

‘Game of Thrones’ star Kit Harington shares his skin secrets He may have mastered the silent, savage smolder in his role as Jon Snow on HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” which just ended its run after eight epic seasons, but in real life, Kit Harington is quite easygoing — especially when it comes to starting his day. “I’m a morning person, but I don’t like a......
17:26 2019-05-22

Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has retired with Japan’s Yomiuri Giants — the team that he first played for in Japan. The 44-year-old Uehara announced his retirement at a news conference in Tokyo, saying it ...
08:00 2019-05-22

Ex-NFL star Jamaal Charles goes to battle with massive spider at his home Former NFL running back Jamaal Charles is more accustomed of doing battle against defensive linemen than what he had to deal with at his Texas home Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-05

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police....
07:52 2019-06-10

Arizona Diamondbacks star thinks it would be 'hassle' if he threw no-hitter Arizona Diamondbacks star Zack Greinke is not known for wanting the spotlight for much of anything and that notion even rang truer Thursday when he was asked about throwing a no-hitter....
23:52 2019-06-14

All hail the Chosen One: Schwarzenegger and Fassbender to star in Kung Fury 2 Enlarge / David Sandberg will reprise his role as Kung Fury, a Miami detective with superpowers who travels through time to take out Hitler. (credit: YouTube/Laser Unicorns) Kung Fury is a ridiculously over-the-top short film that became an instant cult classic, racking up over 32 million views on...
23:52 2019-05-21

APNewsBreak: Theme park to star ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Twilight’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionsgate will open what it calls the world’s first vertical theme park featuring high-tech experiences that will place guests inside some of the studio’s top films, including “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight,” this summer in China. Lionsgate En...
11:52 2019-05-22

Rays’ Pham: Big-market Yankees, Red Sox get All-Star voting advantage The current voting totals for the 2019 All-Star Game was released Monday, and Rays outfielder Tommy Pham is outraged. Pham sees a disadvantage for players on teams in smaller markets, with those in bigger markets getting more exposure and higher vote totals. “It’s always unfair,” he told The Athleti...
04:13 2019-06-15

Reports: Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great hospitalized but in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday, according to media reports.       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

Love Island Star Mike Thalassitis' Cause of Death Revealed Coroners are revealing how Love Island star Mike Thalassitis took his life. The Coroner's Service for North London confirms to E! News that the cause of death was by hanging. A......
00:52 2019-06-06

You can build your own Lightsaber and Droid at Disney’s new Star Wars attractions Disney’s finally lifting the veil on its Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction set to debut at Disneyland on May 31. And while we were all expecting a glut of rides and properly attired characters roaming about, its the souvenirs that have us most excited. Who goes to Disneyland just to buy overpriced...
01:26 2019-05-22

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ star on Christopher Meloni casting: ‘I nearly died’ The man who played one of New York’s favorite TV cops for 12 seasons, the gruff yet compassionate Elliot Stabler of “Law & Order,” has taken up another sort of law enforcement role on Hulu’s jarring adaptation “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Earlier this year, it was...
03:52 2019-06-06

Sephora To Close For Training After Racial Profiling Involving R&B Star High street makeup powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centres and corporate office for employee training after a racial profiling incident involving......
23:26 2019-06-03

David Ortiz shooting: What we know about the incident, and former Red Sox star's condition Retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Here's what we know about the incident, and Ortiz's condition.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

Caroline Wozniacki Is Married: Tennis Star Weds David Lee Caroline Wozniacki is a married woman. The 28-year-old Danish tennis star wed retired NBA player David Lee, 36, in Italy in an intimate wedding ceremony front of 120 family and friends at......
00:00 2019-06-16

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
20:01 2019-05-21

Gino Marchetti, Baltimore Colts Defensive Star, Dies at 93 A member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he had a knack for knowing where a play was going and made one of the most famous tackles in N.F.L. history....
21:26 2019-05-21

Spoiler Alert: ‘Jeopardy!’ Star Holzhauer’s Fate Revealed NEW YORK (AP) — James Holzhauer, the trivia whiz who dominated “Jeopardy!” this spring, isn’t invincible after all. The game show’s 32-time champion lost for the first time in an episode that aired on Monday, falling short of records for total winnings and longest reign, but still making an argument...
14:52 2019-06-04

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He didn’t have a local AAU program willing to let hi...
17:52 2019-06-16

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ star Ann Dowd: Aunt Lydia is not the villain Ann Dowd doesn’t care if you see her “Handmaid’s Tale” character, Aunt Lydia, as a wicked force of evil. “I never thought of her as a villain — so I never thought to look elsewhere,” the Emmy winner tells The Post. Viewers of the acclaimed Hulu show, which returns...
03:52 2019-06-06

'Drake curse': Canadian star vindicated after Raptors' NBA championship win Prior to the victory over the Golden State Warriors, many had fallen victim to the music star’s reputation for bringing bad luckHis repeated interactions with athletes before critical games – and their subsequent losses – have earned Drake the unfortunate reputation of bringing bad fortune to teams....
23:52 2019-06-14

K-Pop Star Sunmi Describes Herself as "LGBT" in Viral Concert Moment Sunmi is opening up to her fans about her life and the "different sides" of herself. While performing at the Q-Factory on Tuesday, June 4, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the......
06:26 2019-06-05

Monaco F2: De Vries on pole, rookies Ilott and Schumacher star Nyck de Vries took a stunning Monaco Formula 2 pole position, while Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher scored his best F2 qualifying result of his rookie year in fourth...
15:26 2019-05-23

‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton: I’m not just copying Elton John As Taron Egerton embarked on the timeless flight of musical fantasy that is “Rocketman,” Elton John encouraged the actor playing him to find his own voice. “He told me very early on that he didn’t want me to try and sound like him,” says Egerton of John, who served as an executive producer of the......
22:00 2019-05-30

World Rallycross star Nitišs up for more ERC Abarth Rally Cup action "Latvian Reinis Nitišs is keen on more appearances in the Abarth Rally Cup following his return to FIA European Rally Championship action on his home round of the ERC."...
12:13 2019-05-27

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ star Derrick Baskin made up résumé to get auditions Fake it till you make it. And Derrick Baskin ain’t too proud to admit he did just that: submitting a résumé of nonexistent theater credits two decades before landing the lead in “Ain’t Too Proud,” the Temptations musical. It was 1998 when, fresh off the plane from St. Louis, the former pre-med stude...
09:26 2019-05-31

This Week's Star Wars Comic Is Like Opening an '80s Time Capsule When Disney purchased Lucasfilm and rebooted the expanded universe continuity that had sustained Star Wars for decades, we got a whole new universe of Star Wars comics at Marvel. It’s one that, for nearly four years, has delivered some excellent stories. But this week, for one week only, we got to t...
18:13 2019-05-30

Sainz and Russell star in Autosport readers' F1 driver ratings Carlos Sainz Jr and George Russell are proving to be the underdog stars of Autosport readers' driver ratings after one third of the 2019 Formula 1 season...
00:26 2019-06-13

J.J. Watt announces engagement to soccer star Kealia Ohai Houston Texans star J.J. Watt announced on Sunday night that he is engaged to longtime girlfriend and women’s soccer player Kealia Ohai. Watt, 30, shared the news on social media with pictures of the happy couple, including one image of him on bended knee. “I’m the luckiest man in the world. #...
16:13 2019-05-27

NASA orbiter spots 'Star Trek' symbol on Mars NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of a strange chevron on the Martian surface that looks strangely similar to the symbol for "Star Trek's" Starfleet, an organization of space exploration, diplomacy, research, defense and peacekeeping....
18:52 2019-06-13

Patrick Stewart is back and sad in the first teaser for Star Trek: Picard It was just a few days ago that we learned that CBS All Access’ Jean-Luc Picard-based spin-off show would be called—unsurprisingly—Star Trek: Picard, and now the streaming service has dropped the very first teaser for the series. The show takes place 18 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis a...
21:26 2019-05-23

Anna Kendrick will star in 'Love Life' for WarnerMedia streaming WarnerMedia is slowly developing its own content for its upcoming streaming service, as Pitch Perfect's Anna Kendrick will star in and produce a half-hour romantic comedy series called Love Life, according to Deadline. Each season, the series will f......
08:52 2019-05-24

The First Look at Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: Picard Will Give You Goosebumps Look who's back in the Star Trek saddle. E! News has a sneak peek at Patrick Stewart's new series, Star Trek: Picard, below. The new poster art gives a hint at what Captain......
22:13 2019-05-23

David Ortiz: Former Boston Red Sox star recovering from surgery after shooting Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is "able to sit up" and "take some steps" as he continues his recovery from surgery after being shot in the back....
09:00 2019-06-13

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from clear....
23:00 2019-05-30

Ex-Bonanno consigliere Anthony Graziano, dad of ‘Mob Wives’ star, dead at 78 Former “Mob Wives” star Renee Graziano announced on Instagram that her father — Staten Island-based Bonanno consigliere Anthony Graziano — is dead at 78. “Life will never be the same without you, my hero, my protector, my rock, my dad and the best man in the world,” she posted. She added in a later ...
16:13 2019-05-26

Nickelodeon star Michael D. Cohen reveals he transitioned 20 years ago Canadian actor Michael D. Cohen is opening up about his transgender journey, revealing to Time that he transitioned 20 years ago.        ...
00:13 2019-05-26

'Counting On' star Grandma Mary Duggar's cause of death revealed Mary Duggar, paternal grandmother to the giant, infamous brood of "Counting On" fame, died at 78 in an accidental drowning at her home in in Springdale, Arkansas over the weekend, People reported....
11:13 2019-06-13

‘What/If’ star Renée Zellweger reveals sultry inspiration for role The sound of running water comes across the telephone line while Renée Zellweger is talking about her new Netflix series “What/If,” out Friday. Is she filling her pool? Or having a cleanse at some elite spa? A secondary, clinking sound accompanying the running water reveals what she’s really up to. ...
09:26 2019-05-24

Morrissey posters axed from train stations over star's far-right support Posters promoting Morrissey's new album have been removed from train stations by Merseyrail after a customer complained it was publicising someone with "pseudo-racist" views....
00:52 2019-05-25

White Sox vs. Royals: Lucas Giolito will continue All-Star push A Memorial Day to remember. Three of the worst teams in baseball won Monday. Marlins swatted the Nats, 3-2. Orioles tamed the Tigers, 5-3 and in the Upstate Correctional Facility Holiday Classic the Otisville Outlaws out-hustled the Catskill Crooks, 15-0. Power players Michael Cohen and Mike “The Si...
23:13 2019-05-28

YouTube star Roman Atwood says his mom, 58, died after fall from scooter YouTube prank star Roman Atwood disclosed Thursday that his mother died this week while on a family vacation following a tragic scooter accident and that he will be stepping away from the public eye as his family grieves their loss. ...
08:39 2019-05-31

‘Deadwood’ star was a real Calamity Jane when HBO shot down her show Robin Weigert was getting her life together when “Deadwood” last aired in 2006 — 13 years before it returns Friday on HBO as “Deadwood: The Movie.” She’d received an Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Calamity Jane on the HBO series (2004-06) and its profile, and popularity, were on the rise — as ...
00:39 2019-05-30

Luke Voit is in disbelief over wild All-Star Game support A year ago Monday, Luke Voit was playing the final game in his second-to-last stint with the Cardinals before being optioned back to Triple-A the next day. This Monday, the Yankees’ first baseman learned he was leading the way in American League All-Star votes at his position. “Who would have though...
02:52 2019-06-11

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro was planning Vegas trip day before suicide On the evening of Wednesday, May 15, former WWE star Ashley Massaro was making plans for the future. The 39-year-old Long Island native was texting with her friend and fellow former wrestler Rochelle Loewen about an October autograph signing in Alberta, Canada. But first, there was a more pressing m...
19:52 2019-06-01

Brazilian pop star Gabriel Diniz killed in plane crash at age 28 A Brazillian pop singer with millions of fans on social media was killed in a plane crash at age 28, according to a report. Gabriel Diniz died traveling to visit his girlfriend Monday for her birthday on a flight from the city of Salvador, the Guardian reported. The Latin artist was a passenger on t...
04:26 2019-05-30

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star When astronomers search for exoplanets they rarely know what they’re going to find, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules that would-be planets are expected to follow. Depending on their distance from their host star, any given planet will fall into one of several categories&hel...
08:26 2019-05-30

| I hope Hazard comes this year: Perez says Madrid want Chelsea star Real Madrid president Florentino Perez confirmed the club are keen to sign Eden Hazard this summer and claimed Sergio Ramos has an offer to move to China....
08:52 2019-05-28

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
18:39 2019-06-01

Thome, Martinez to manager revamped All-Star Futures Game NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Famer Jim Thome and Dennis Martinez will be the managers in a revamped All-Star Futures Game at Cleveland on July 7. In its 21st year, the game is switching formats and will match American League prospects against young players from NL teams. Previously, a world team faced U....
23:26 2019-06-11

Inside Star Wars Land: First Look at Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge Disney is traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The famed theme park giant’s much-anticipated 14-acre Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge attractions premiere May 31 and Aug. 29 at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., respectively. It’s the biggest expansio...
07:52 2019-05-30