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Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail?

Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer...

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail?

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‘GeneBragging’: why glamorous mothers are all over Instagram ‘Just wanted to share this snap of my hot grandma. Isn’t she gorgeous? And can you see the resemblance? #FamilyGoals’Name: #GeneBraggingAge: New for summer 2019. Continue reading......
01:00 2019-08-01

Orangutan mothers tell infants where to go by scratching themselves When it’s time for an orangutan mother to move to a new part of the forest, she scratches her body to alert her infant while avoiding attracting predators...
02:52 2019-07-17

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
14:00 2019-06-29

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits....
01:13 2019-06-20

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregnancy, she was left alone for several hours without...
10:13 2019-06-17

Few teen mothers with contraceptive implants also use condoms (Reuters Health) - Teen mothers are much less likely to use condoms when they have long-acting contraceptive implants like intrauterine devices (IUDs) than peers using other types of birth control, a U.S. study suggests....
00:26 2019-05-22

Folic acid seems to be essential for fathers-to-be as well as mothers With evidence building that folic acid is vital for healthy sperm, is it time to recommend that fathers-to-be supplement their diet with the vitamin?...
21:13 2019-08-02

TLC’s ‘sMothered’ Cast: Meet the mothers and daughters Your latest reality TV obsession is here — TLC’s “sMothered.” Premiering Sunday at 10 p.m., the new reality show — co-produced by the New York Post — follows four mother-daughter pairs from across the country whose relationships are, uh, a bit close. Here’s your essential guide to the characte...
03:52 2019-06-06

They may not have birthed their kids, but all mothers deserve to be celebrated Erin and Kelly Meek have adopted three children and fostered more than 20, but they still have a hard time connecting with Mother's Day.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
20:39 2019-07-04

Ethiopian Israeli mothers protest police violence Dozens of mothers are marching through Tel Aviv in a show of rising anger over a police officer’s fatal shooting of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager, which touched off violent protests last week...
20:26 2019-07-08

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
17:39 2019-06-03

Here Is Joe Biden's 1981 Op-Ed That Sure Seems to Suggest Mothers Shouldn't Work Outside the Home On Wednesday night, Kirsten Gillibrand got into it with Joe Biden, whose decades-long record is basically a menu of terrible shit that is very worth getting into it over. The topic was Biden’s lone opposition to expanding a childcare tax credit while in the Senate in 1981, and a companion op-ed he w...
06:26 2019-08-02

Whale mothers and calves whisper to avoid attracting predators Southern right whale mothers and calves communicate with one another using quiet moo-like calls to avoid attracting predators such as killer whales and sharks...
17:52 2019-07-11

Tina Knowles "Annoying" Beyoncé Is a Mood for Mothers and Daughters Everywhere Now matter how old or famous you get, you're not immune from being annoyed by your mom. Case in point: Beyoncé and Tina Knowles. As we've learned in recent years,......
20:26 2019-06-27

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
17:26 2019-07-07

Elvie’s sleek tech for new mothers is breaking taboos in women’s health Five years ago, global funding for the femtech sector had barely reached $100 million total. But now the femtech industry is set to see a huge increase with more than $400 million funneling in — the largest amount of funding the industry has ever received. This is long overdue. historically, femtech...
22:52 2019-07-17

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
17:00 2019-07-05

Mothers rally as Hong Kong’s divide shows no sign of closing Hong Kong’s political divisions show no sign of closing as students rebuffed an offer from city leader Carrie Lam to meet and a few thousand mothers rallied in support of young protesters...
06:52 2019-07-06

Mothers' work with solvents tied to higher autism risk for kids (Reuters Health) - Women who are exposed to solvents on the job may be more likely to have children with autism than mothers without this occupational exposure, a recent study suggests....
02:26 2019-07-17

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, northern Tennessee.Dawn Moore had a horrible day becaus...
10:13 2019-05-27

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
21:39 2019-05-25

Red eye: Astros rail against MLB for schedule Outfielder Josh Reddick railed against MLB for scheduling the Astros for a night game in Anaheim ahead of Friday's home game vs. the Rangers. Said manager A.J. Hinch: "It'll be brutal."...
14:39 2019-07-19

With a New Baby, Sponsor and Mission, Olympian Allyson Felix Is in the Race to Save Black Mothers When runner Allyson Felix read fellow Olympian Alysia Montaño’s explosive Mother’s Day op-ed in the New York Times, calling out Nike for the lack of support and protection it offered to its sponsored female athletes in the event of pregnancy, it struck a chord. After all, aside from both being world...
00:13 2019-08-02

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructure Week, this announcement was an important develo...
06:13 2019-05-22

'Enough is enough': Mayors say Northern Rail should lose franchise The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to call for Northern Rail to be stripped of its franchise and taken over by the government as soon as possible....
14:52 2019-05-29

Are abortions painful? Abortions are generally very safe but may cause some pain, cramping, or other side effects. Every woman’s experience is different and the level of pain depends on the type of abortion. Here, we discuss whether abortions hurt and how to manage any discomfort....
04:00 2019-06-29

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
20:52 2019-06-14

Rail Cancellation Charges Waived For J&K Travel: Report The railways has decided that no cancellation charge will be taken from passengers till Tuesday morning if they cancel reserved tickets booked for their journey originating from Jammu, Katra and......
20:52 2019-08-03

For the first time, high-speed rail available during Hajj pilgrimage Some of the millions of Muslim pilgrims expected to make the Hajj pilgrimage will be riding the Haramain High Speed Rail (HHR), which links Mecca and Medina....
20:26 2019-08-09

Why a Rail Tunnel Under the Hudson River Is Stuck in Washington It’s widely regarded as among the most vital infrastructure projects in the U.S., but it’s been canceled once and now is stuck in limbo. President Donald Trump’s administration ranks the tunnel near the bottom of 37 rated projects vying for federal mass-transit grants and loans. Proponents of the Ga...
17:01 2019-05-28

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and improve energy efficiency.Bernd Riexinger, the co-le...
15:26 2019-08-16

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
14:33 2019-05-21

Network Rail bids for parts of British Steel Firm makes bid to safeguard supply of tracks as up to a dozen buyers including Greybull make offersNetwork Rail has made a bid for parts of British Steel ahead of an initial deadline for offers for the company, which collapsed into liquidation in May putting 4,500 jobs at risk.The company, which man...
19:13 2019-06-30

Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will go up to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
23:39 2019-05-24

Missouri clinic can keep doing abortions A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. The judge ruled Friday, just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic's license to perform abortions was set to expire. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

24 celebrities who have opened up about having abortions Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, and Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Celebrities have discussed their abortions for years, but more stars have shared their stories following bills recently signed into law in Georgia and Alabama. Jameela Jamil, Busy Philipps, and Amber Tamblyn are ...
22:26 2019-05-25

Fewer women are having abortions. Why? The US abortion rate reached a historic low in 2015, according to a 2018 report by the CDC. Is it due to abortion laws? Birth control access? Sex ed?        ...
13:52 2019-06-17

Revealed: New £1bn London HQ of Goldman Sachs - which boasts resting rooms for tired bankers, lactation suites for mothers, a nursery and pre-school Goldman Sachs's new £1 billion London headquarters is full of family-friendly features, including lactation suites for new mothers, a nursery with pet fish and a climbing wall, and "resting rooms" for tired bankers....
15:13 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports....
00:13 2019-07-11

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
21:26 2019-07-18

Alberta seeks to offload crude by rail program by fall Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said on Thursday the Canadian province hoped to divest the government's crude by rail program to the private sector by fall, and has hired Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce to oversee the move....
21:39 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
20:52 2019-06-14

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail money SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has sued to block the administration of President Donald Trump from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state’s high-speed rail project. The lawsuit filed Tuesday comes after the administration revoked the funding last week. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom ha...
21:01 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will rise to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
03:39 2019-05-25

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states.        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

The Latest: Missouri clinic can keep doing abortions ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on efforts by Missouri’s only abortion clinic to renew its license (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer ruled Friday, just h...
21:00 2019-05-31

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion in the state. Unless a court intervenes, the closing would make Missouri the only state in the country without an abortion clinic, according to Planne...
07:13 2019-05-29

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
18:52 2019-06-18

The great UK rail disruption: How Virgin Train restored order from chaos Virgin Train, a ServiceNow customer, is undergoing transformation like so many industries. Where it differs is with its team, its perspective, and its success. Listen to John Sullivan, Virgin Train CIO tell you about it. You will learn something....
18:39 2019-06-11

Trio of goats wandering on rail tracks cause delays for London commuters A trio of escaped goats caused havoc for London commuters this morning after they broke out of their farm enclosure and started explored the railway tracks....
14:13 2019-06-07

In setback for 5-Star, Italy's PM backs completion of rail link with France Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday that blocking works on a rail link with France would cost Italy more than completing the infrastructure, taking a stance on an issue that has divided the government coalition for months....
21:39 2019-07-23

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the Northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains traveling between New York (NYP) and North Phiadelphia [sic] (PHN) are now stopped due to overheard ...
18:13 2019-06-19

Minister axes Southeastern rail franchise bid and vows better service for commuters Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today axed a contest to run a busy London rail service as he vowed to "bring punctuality back to Britain's railways"....
20:26 2019-08-07

California sues Trump administration over high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration after it confirmed last week it will withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
21:39 2019-05-21

Virgin loses highly profitable West Coast rail franchise Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson was "devastated" today after it was announced West Coast mainline rail services between London and Glasgow, and the first stage of HS2, will be taken on by First Trenitalia from December....
13:52 2019-08-14

Mumbai Rains Live: Road, Rail Traffic Hit Due To Water-Logging Heavy rains hit Mumbai and its neighbouring areas during the night and on Wednesday morning, after a dry spell of nearly a week. The weatherman has predicted more rains in the city and its suburbs in......
08:52 2019-07-24

Heavy rains batter India's Mumbai, disrupting air, rail traffic Heavy rains battered India's financial capital Mumbai on Monday causing disruption to the commuter train network, snarling traffic on water-logged streets and delaying flights from the country's second-busiest airport....
10:13 2019-07-02

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins The first train using new equipment from China has pulled out of Havana, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915 kilometer (516 mile) journey to the eastern end of the island as the government tries to overhaul the aging and decrepit rail system...
02:26 2019-07-14

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
06:39 2019-05-29

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
01:52 2019-07-04

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that will allow it to continue performing abortions at least until a licensing dispute is resolved, Planned Parenthood announced. The last-minute decision k...
22:52 2019-06-28

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why they choose to go public On a frigid evening in January, Dr Katie McHugh welcomed 20 guests into her Indianapolis home and prepared to tell them a secret ...
09:26 2019-08-06

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
01:26 2019-05-30

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of other males by charging them while they are at it....
22:26 2019-05-21

'Mothers come in all different forms:' These celebrity odes to mamas will make you cry Gabrielle Union, Chrissy Teigen, Justin Timerblake, Hilaria Baldwin and more celebrities shared touching messages about motherhood.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Rail Infrastructure Requires Rs 50 Lakh Crore Till 2030: Nirmala Sitharaman "These along with other such initiatives such as Udaan scheme will improve India''s infrastructure, enable connectivity, and bridge the rural and urban divide," said Nirmala Sitharaman....
09:39 2019-07-05

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the unit's biggest in recent years if confirmed....
15:26 2019-05-28

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state....
00:26 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
23:26 2019-07-09

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
00:13 2019-05-22

Rail firm faces £1m fine over passenger killed as he leaned out of train window One of London's biggest train firms is facing a hefty fine over the death of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries when he put his head out of an unlocked carriage window....
13:00 2019-07-16

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
17:26 2019-05-28

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
15:52 2019-05-21

The Latest: Missouri abortions continue, advocates celebrate ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the Missouri state health department and a St. Louis clinic over the clinic’s license to perform abortions (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Planned Parenthood and its supporters are celebrating an order by a Missouri commissioner to protect abortio...
20:52 2019-06-28

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tighter UK visa regulations and the effects of Brexit.T...
18:13 2019-06-07

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
01:00 2019-08-15

Indiana fetal remains law could boost costs for abortions INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood officials expect greater expenses for abortions in Indiana following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a state law requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains. Abortion opponents cheer the court’s decision as “recognizing the dignity of unbor...
01:26 2019-05-30

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
17:26 2019-06-07

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

Married at First Sight's Jamie Otis Shares She Has Had Two Abortions Jamie Otis is speaking up for women everywhere. Amid headline-sparking legislation out of several states restricting or nearly banning abortions, stars have come forward to speak about......
20:01 2019-05-21

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
17:39 2019-05-21

'A vanishingly small number' of women have abortions in the third trimester. Here's why most of them do it. iStock Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg said women undergoing so-called "late-term abortions" do so because "something about the health or the life of the mother ... forces them to make an impossible, unthinkable choice." A fraction of 1% of abortions are performed in the 3rd trimester, although...
22:26 2019-05-21

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
20:52 2019-05-21

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday....
00:52 2019-06-28

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York Abortion Access Fund and was championed by the Wom...
02:13 2019-06-15

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
12:00 2019-05-30

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
23:52 2019-05-22

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
08:26 2019-05-22

California sues over Trump administration's plan to pull nearly $1B for high-speed rail project California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion in federal funding from the state’s high-speed rail project – a multiyear, over-budget proposal that President Trump has repeatedly mocked and Republicans have vowed to shut down....
00:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Bombardier posts loss, cuts profit forecast on rail division woes Canada's Bombardier Inc on Thursday reported a larger quarterly loss than analysts had expected, and lowered its full-year earnings forecast, as the company wrestled with challenges in its key rail division....
13:13 2019-08-01

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
01:13 2019-07-06

London business leaders condemn union plans for summer strikes on rail and Tube London's business leaders today condemned RMT union leaders threatening to cause a summer of chaos with strikes on South Western Railway and the Tube....
12:52 2019-06-17

Teen Vogue slammed for column teaching minors how to get abortions Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent “sexual health and identity” column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without telling her parents because “having access to abortion should be your right, regardless of your parents’ beliefs.” “I...
23:13 2019-06-14

Michigan hotel offers free lodging to those seeking abortions The manager of a Michigan hotel has invited those from states with strict abortion laws who want the procedure done to schedule it in the Wolverine State — and to stay for free at the hotel....
16:39 2019-06-09

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to provide a...
23:13 2019-06-11

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
21:26 2019-06-11

Quack, 2 Aides Arrested for Performing Illegal Abortions In Maharashtra A quack and his two aides, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions at a nursing home in Akola city of Maharashtra, police said on Monday....
08:52 2019-07-22

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
22:52 2019-06-05

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed by anti-abortion groups....
04:26 2019-06-06

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cases to the UN human rights committee.The women, fro...
18:00 2019-05-29

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, more than 90 minutes away from her home. She was – ...
21:26 2019-08-14

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:13 2019-05-30

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countries, according to a new report out Thursday. Read more......
00:39 2019-06-28

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent weeks....
21:26 2019-05-24

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
02:39 2019-06-20

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation....
20:52 2019-05-24

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
18:52 2019-05-24

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
00:00 2019-05-25

Missouri cites ‘failed abortions’ in clinic license dispute JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s case for possibly ending abortions at its lone remaining clinic includes a claim that three “failed abortions” there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother. A Planned Parenthood spokesman ...
23:52 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, said it was looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-08-01

Rail fare increase 2019: Commuter prices to rise even higher after inflation index hits 2.8% Commuter rail fares are to rise even higher than expected in the new year after the inflation benchmark they are linked to went up faster than forecast....
13:52 2019-08-14

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars owed them for years....
21:52 2019-06-14

Somali teens cited for 'metal pipe' attack at University of Minnesota light-rail station University of Minnesota Police (UMPD) were dispatched to institution’s the East Bank light-rail station around 9.45pm on Friday night following a series of disturbing calls about juvenile males allegedly trying to attack passengers with metal pipes....
23:13 2019-05-22

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Steve King, Opposing All Abortions, Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
01:00 2019-08-15

Judge could decide today whether Missouri will be the first state unable to perform abortions The state's last abortion clinic is suing Missouri over its refusal to renew its license. A judge temporarily intervened and could make a ruling Tuesday....
21:26 2019-06-04

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming they were an opportunity to “lose weight and get fit,” a victim testified Tuesday. A former member,...
01:52 2019-05-29

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
20:39 2019-06-06

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign said he supported it....
03:26 2019-06-07

Michigan hotel offers free room to women seeking abortions YALE, Mich. (AP) — A hotel manager in Michigan’s rural Thumb region is offering free lodging to women who come from states that have passed tough abortion restrictions to have the procedure. The Detroit Free Press reports Yale Hotel manager Shelley O’Brien proffered an invitation on Face...
23:13 2019-06-10

Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Women Who Have Abortions as Heartless Eugenicists Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas slammed women who have abortions as heartless “eugenicists” in a 20-page opinion Tuesday opposing the high court’s majority decision not to overturn a lower court’s ruling that blocked Indiana abortion restrictions that would have stopped women from aborting due...
06:39 2019-05-29

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
05:13 2019-07-04

National rail strike: Threat of first walkout in 20 years moves a step closer in major dispute over pensions The first national rail strike since 1994 has moved a step closer with more than 40,000 mainline rail staff to be balloted in an escalating dispute over pensions....
15:13 2019-06-28

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests her physical health may suffer, too. “There’s a good deal of research that shows, in the s...
01:00 2019-06-11

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that tormented him in the past and his empty flings with women in an effort to “fill a void.”...
08:52 2019-05-29

New York sees significant rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the obvious solution should have been to go to her nearest abortion clinic in Montana.In fact the most p...
11:39 2019-07-04

'Lucky Seven' koala joeys peep out of mothers' pouches at Australian park Seven adorable koala joeys peeped their heads out from their mothers’ pouches at Australian Reptile Park in July.       ...
13:39 2019-07-09

Women 'tied like pigs,' forced abortions part of China's 'one-child policy,' doc shows Although China's one-child policy ended years ago, the consequences of forced abortions, sterilizations, abandoned newborns, and government abductions, are just being realized....
08:26 2019-08-09

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
07:00 2019-06-15

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-05-24

North Korea's forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom's underreported human rights abuses While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear program and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un, one of Pyongyang’s most horrific tools of abuse rarely gets a mention and is largely unchecked: the ongoing implementation of forced abortion....
20:13 2019-08-05

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, which was previously barred by the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, requires fetal remains be buried or cremated. “This Court has ...
03:26 2019-05-29

Mortgage boss assaulted King's Cross rail worker after missing train home for 55th birthday party An irate mortgage broker grabbed hold of a rail station worker and shouted homophobic abuse when he missed the train to his 55th birthday celebrations, a court heard....
08:13 2019-08-01

Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. The post Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:13 2019-06-20

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20:39 2019-06-06

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednesday that Biden supports keeping the 1973 Hyde Amen...
21:52 2019-06-05

'Leaves on the line' rail delays could be a thing of the past if Hi-tech trials are a success Commuters facing delays sparked by leaves on the line could be a thing of the past if new modernising trials aimed at improving Britain's railway infrastructure are a success....
09:52 2019-06-13

Hundreds stuck in India's financial capital Mumbai as heavy rain disrupts Mumbai rail service Hundreds of passengers were stuck in India's financial capital, Mumbai, and nearby towns on Monday after two days of heavy rain flooded rivers and undermined railway tracks, forcing authorities to cancel or divert dozens of long-distance trains....
16:26 2019-08-05

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:52 2019-06-19

Fat Controller 'should be in charge of rail system's day-to-day operation' Oversight for the UK's rail system should be in the hands of a single "Fat Controller"-type figure which is independent of the Government, the head of a major review has reportedly said....
13:00 2019-07-16

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Indiana wants to ban 'inhumane' abortions. The ACLU aims to block the 'burdenous' law. A federal judge is set Monday to take up the ACLU's bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

US 30-year Treasury yield falls to new historic low The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond dropped to a record low in the morning of Asian trading hours on Thursday, breaching the 2% level for its first time, according to Reuters....
05:26 2019-08-15

Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made public for the very first time in more than 275 suit...
05:52 2019-08-15

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire Andy Ruiz Jnr doesn't plan on going to Saudi Arabia anytime soon, and Amir Khan believes Kell Brook is finished as a world-class fighter The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire appeared first on Boxing News....
05:52 2019-08-15

Sony's Xperia 1 is available with hands-free Alexa Don't like that nearly all of Amazon's Alexa-centric phones are budget models? You won't have that complaint after today, although you might not have expected this option. Amazon has started selling a variant of Sony's Xperia 1 with hands-free Alex......
05:52 2019-08-15

Todd Chrisley's Son Kyle Reveals They're No Longer Estranged and Offers Support Amid Indictment Todd Chrisley has found an unlikely support in his formerly estranged son, Kyle Chrisley. Despite years of conflict between the Chrisley patriarch and the 27-year-old, the pair have......
05:52 2019-08-15

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

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

Amazon driver delivers package by tossing it through second-floor window An English woman claims her Amazon package was delivered successfully — by being thrown into her second-floor window. Claudine McLaren, a 43-year-old who lives in Leicestershire, said she came home Monday to find a delivery note from an Amazon driver letting her know where her package full of ...
06:13 2019-08-15

A person is in custody in the shooting death of a 7-year-old St. Louis boy, police say A person is in custody in connection with the death of a 7-year-old boy who was fatally shot this week, St. Louis police Lt. Col. Rochelle Jones said Wednesday....
06:39 2019-08-15

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was billed as an official White House event, but the actual address was the stuff of a Trump campaign rally. Because, of course....
06:39 2019-08-15

Dayton shooter’s parents apologize for ignoring massacre in obituary The parents of the Dayton mass shooter apologized on Wednesday for releasing an “insensitive” obituary — that failed to mention that their son slaughtered nine people, including his sister. Connor Betts, 24, was “a funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind ...
07:00 2019-08-15

A world overrun by white nationalists needs a good rock and roll film Gurinder Chadha’s movie about a young man inspired by Bruce Springsteen in Blinded by the Light reminds us to strive for a better lifeOn Monday it had been two years to the day since thousands of armed Nazis invaded my town, threatened my family and my neighbors, and killed a young woman named Heath...
07:26 2019-08-15

Pujols sets record for hits by foreign-born player Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs on Wednesday and set the major league record for hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates....
07:26 2019-08-15

Breaking down the Yankees' historic domination of the Orioles It was a demolition of epic proportions, 16 consecutive wins and a 17-2 season series record. Here are the highlights (or lowlights) of the Bronx Bombers' beatdown....
07:26 2019-08-15

At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets, delivered by a bizarrely masked man (WWBT)  At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets. “It was a guy dressed in a jumpsuit with a TV for a head. It’s the weirdest thing. He squats down, puts the TV there and walks off. It’s really wei...
08:13 2019-08-15

Volcano in Mexico erupts multiple times in 24-hour span Volcán Popocatépetl, the second-highest volcano in North America, erupted over seven times in 24 hours.        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Trudeau rapped again for conflicts of interest The report by an ethics watchdog is a setback for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, just two months ahead of his closely contested reelection bid....
08:13 2019-08-15

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

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S. ally continue to grow...
08:13 2019-08-15

IDBI Bank Hits 52-Week Low After Earnings Announcement On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the IDBI Bank stock price declined as much as 11.94 per cent to quote at Rs 23.95 apiece at the day's weakest point, compared to its previous close of Rs 27.20....
12:39 2019-08-16

Whitney Port says she 'regrets' turning down 'one-night stand' with Leonardo DiCaprio While many suitors dream of a late-night rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio, Whitney Port said she had a chance but regrettably passed.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

MSNBC reporter says manager told her 'don't look too Latina' at White House Correspondents' Dinner MSNBC reporter Mariana Atencio says a higher-up at the company told her to not "look too Latina" at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Whitney Cummings reveals the important lesson working on 'Roseanne' taught her Whitney Cummings served as executive producer for ABC's 2018 "Roseanne" reboot during the show's first season before making the decision to walk away.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Zimbabwe police beat protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police fired tear gas and beat scores of opposition supporters gathered in central Harare on Friday, as authorities moved to enforce a ban on an anti-government protest that the country's high court had upheld....
12:39 2019-08-16

Israel to allow U.S. Rep Tlaib to visit family in West Bank Israel will allow U.S. lawmaker Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds, the interior ministry said on Friday, after barring an official visit under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
12:39 2019-08-16

Iran denies commitments in exchange for tanker release Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on Friday, reiterating that Grace 1 was never bound for Syria as alleged by its captors....
12:39 2019-08-16

Not for sale: Danish MPs ridicule idea of Trump buying Greenland Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world's biggest island with his advisers....
12:39 2019-08-16

Simcoe County takes steps to help get waste off the streets Since residents have placed high priority on the collection of garbage, organics and recycling, Simcoe County says council voted to cancel this year's curbside collection of electronics....
12:39 2019-08-16

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
12:39 2019-08-16

Why ‘The Hunt’ release was really canceled: Death threats, test audiences “The Hunt” — a controversial film about a group of gun-toting, elite liberals with plans to hunt and kill “deplorables” — is being threatened with more than just cancellation. The so-called “political satire” starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, current Em...
12:39 2019-08-16

Dave Chappelle Netflix 2019: Will ‘Sticks & Stones’ tickle funny bones? He’s back — and in the middle of nowhere. “This is Dave,” says Morgan Freeman in the one-minute trailer released Thursday to hype Dave Chappelle’s new Netflix stand-up “comedy event.” As the comedian trudges through the desert in an extremely long T-shirt, everybo...
12:39 2019-08-16

Recession watch: 6 financial moves to make when the economy slows down Stocks plunged Wednesday after a brief interest rate dip but if there is an economic downturn there are ways to survive it.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Dow, stocks end higher on bumpy trading day Stocks ended another roller-coaster day mostly higher on Wall Street, making up just a fraction of the ground lost in a huge plunge the day before.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

10 bizarre things on Amazon with unusually high ratings From the Squatty Potty to the TubShroom, Amazon reviewers rave about these unusual products that you wouldn't expect to be as popular as they are.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Chevrolet unveils price of 2020 midengine Corvette Chevrolet's 2020 mid-engine Corvette will start at $59,995 and a dedicated concierge team has started taking pre-orders.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

401(k) vs. IRA: Which one is right for you? The two major players in the retirement savings account game are the 401(k) and IRA. They both have strengths and weaknesses, but which is best?       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Thinking of moving? Here are the 25 most expensive cities to move to Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Move, Inc., a relocation planning resource, 24/7 Wall St. identified the 25 most expensive cities to move.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

New York Times Staff Seems Pretty Fed Up With Dean Baquet's Explanations If The New York Times was a person, I would say that they were going through it. On Tuesday, a top editor in the Washington bureau was demoted after he couldn’t stop posting racist tweets. A print headline on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s statements on a weekend of mass shootings was criticized, as t...
12:39 2019-08-16

Larry Krasner Isn't Sweating Attacks From Trump's Goons Following Police Shooting Not even 24 hours after 34-year-old Maurice Hill allegedly shot six Philadelphia cops, U.S. Attorney William McSwain took a cue from his boss and his boss’s boss and let out a long screed against a local official who’s supposedly to blame. His target was Philly’s reformist district attorney, Larry K...
12:39 2019-08-16

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are going all out to oppose it. Postmates even got 1,60...
12:39 2019-08-16

Maybe Steny Hoyer Should Keep Ilhan Omar's Name Out of His Mouth House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is one of Israel’s most fervid allies in the Democratic Party, if not all of D.C. Despite being the second-most-powerful Democrat in the House, for example, Hoyer gleefully threw progressive freshman members—including Ilhan Omar—under the bus earlier this year at AI...
12:39 2019-08-16

What in the World Is Going on With These 'Amazon Ambassadors'? Last night, a deeply strange thing happened after a Twitter user responded to a fairly innocuous August 1 tweet from Amazon offering up free tours at a “fulfillment center” to see what the “warehouses are really like.”...
12:39 2019-08-16

Autopsy finds Epstein suffered broken neck bones, reports say Jeffrey Epstein, who died last weekend, suffered multiple breaks to his neck bones, including the hyoid bone near the Adam's apple, reports say.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government......
13:00 2019-08-16

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
13:00 2019-08-16

Fake Snow To Rescue As Climate Change Forces Ski Stations To Innovate Once deep in powder this time of year, Chile's ski stations are fighting the ravages of climate change and pollution that have brought less and less snow to the central Andes....
13:00 2019-08-16

General Electric "Bigger Fraud Than Enron", Alleges Report. Shares Fall General Electric shares plunged Thursday after a whistleblower accused the conglomerate of using accounting tricks to mask the extent of its financial problems and called it "a bigger fraud than......
13:00 2019-08-16

Mount Everest climbers may have to prove experience, insurance to get permit from Nepal After 11 people died on Mt. Everest this spring, Nepal may require climbers to prove they have mountaineering experience and support to get a permit.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Amazon India Mi Days 2019: best deals and offers on Xiaomi products Amazon India is currently hosting Xiaomi Mi Days sale that's going to go on until August 18. Smartphones, power banks, earphones, wearables from Xiaomi are up on sale at discounts upto Rs 7,500.Besides, buyers can also exchange their old smartphones and get upto Rs 2,000 off on trading it in.Fo...
13:00 2019-08-16

Kogan's flogging a 55-inch QLED TV for just $800 Getting yourself a brand-new television set that boasts QLED technology means you'll need to shell out at least a couple of thousand dollars, if not more. And bigger the panel, the heftier the price tag.Kogan, however, has just debuted its own QLED smart TV at just a fraction of the cost to hel...
13:00 2019-08-16

Navy requests proposals for Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle The U.S. Navy continues to build up its unmanned vehicle programs, issuing a request for proposals for the corvette-sized Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle on Wednesday....
13:00 2019-08-16

Small Miracles, Wrapped in Pancakes, at Let’s Makan The apam balik, a popular Malaysian snack, at this spot in the Chinatown of Manhattan, is dosa-thin, tender at the heart, crisp outside and worthy of accolades....
13:00 2019-08-16

Are cruise ships fueling overtourism? Cruise operators say they are working hard to mitigate their impact on crowded tourist destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere, but some campaigners insist limiting ship access is the only answer....
13:26 2019-08-16

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

HP's Omen X 2S Is Proof Dual-Screen Laptops Can Be Awesome I admit I might have a problem because no matter where I am or what I’m doing, one screen just isn’t enough. At my desk at home and at work, I have dual monitors, and even when I’m sitting on my couch watching TV, I almost always have a phone or laptop open off to the side, checking emails, reading ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Bruce Springsteen Holds the Key to Salvation for a British Teen in Blinded By the Light Bruce Springsteen has been a worldwide, stadium-filling superstar for so long now that it’s easy to forget that many of us first heard his music in far more intimate settings, spinning on a record player late at night or rushing through a set of earphones like a private, secret symphony. Blind...
13:26 2019-08-16

Good Boys Isn’t a Movie for Kids. But It Captures What It’s Like to Be One Long before the rise of the #MeToo movement, modern moms had begun raising their sons to be respectful of women, to ask permission before touching and to generally check their sense of entitlement at the door. The era of the pint-size gentleman has–possibly–arrived. But even the most evo...
13:26 2019-08-16

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

The Mets played Mickey-proof baseball ATLANTA — The Mets were an angry bunch Thursday night at SunTrust Park. The 6-4 loss Wednesday night frustrated them to no end and they were determined to leave little to chance. Or questionable managerial decisions. Competitive fire was on display from the start as Pete Alonso blasted a 451-foot th...
13:26 2019-08-16

Tiger Woods has work to do after poor BMW Championship start Tigers Woods didn’t help his chances of getting to defend his Tour Championship title. Woods is projected to need a top 10 finish this week in the BMW Championship to advance to East Lake, where he is defending champion. After one round on Thursday, he was tied for 50th in Medinah, Ill. One we...
13:26 2019-08-16

Nets CEO Brett Yormark plans to step down The changing of the Nets’ hierarchy continues. It was reported earlier this week that Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai is close to signing a deal to buy the remaining 51% of the Nets from current majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov. Tsai, as first reported by The Post, is also expected to complete a deal...
13:26 2019-08-16

Mickey Callaway threw away the math in mystifying Mets call ATLANTA — The daily challenge of deciding how and when to utilize the Mets bullpen grips Mickey Callaway harder by the day. It was one thing earlier in the season when so many of his relievers had set roles, but the seventh, eighth and ninth innings on any given night can belong to almost anybody......
13:26 2019-08-16

Disney gives fans 'Lady and the Tramp' live-action first look: Cuteness alert! The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped, and the two star dogs are total charmers.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Scholz wants to remain finance minister despite SPD leadership candidacy: RND German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz does not plan to quit his post despite intending to run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a German newspaper group reported on Friday....
13:26 2019-08-16

Exclusive: China-owned oil tanker changes name in apparent effort to evade U.S. sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and direction to other ships, ship-tracking data showed....
13:26 2019-08-16

Microsoft bucks trend, maintains contractor reviews of voice recording Cortana integration lets Windows Phone users speak to the new Band. A wave of privacy scandals has led several major companies to end or pause their programs for human reviews of voice recordings. But Microsoft has bucked the trend. Last week, a whistleblower went to the press to reveal that Micr...
13:26 2019-08-16

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including actor Ashton Kutcher's date, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span....
13:26 2019-08-16

Liverpool Super Cup hero Adrian rejected improved contract to stay at West Ham, reveals Manuel Pellegrini Manuel Pellegrini has revealed West Ham offered Liverpool's Uefa Super Cup hero Adrian an improved contract in a bid to keep him at the London Stadium....
13:26 2019-08-16

Sam Darnold Sets the Tone in Jets Win Over Falcons Darnold started things off with a 66-yard touchdown drive. On a good night for quarterbacks and a bad night for kickers, the Jets walked away with a victory....
13:26 2019-08-16

Rep. Rashida Tlaib gets Israeli minister's OK to enter country to visit grandmother: report Israel’s interior minister has reportedly approved a humanitarian request from Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., to visit Israel just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., were barred from entering the country this weekend due to their support of an a...
13:26 2019-08-16

Scuderia Glickenhaus' Steve McQueen-Style Baja Boot Revival Looks Righteous Movie producer turned small-batch supercar guy James Glickenhaus has had a team working on a new version of the “Baja Boot”–a badass 1960s dune buggy famously driven by Steve McQueen–with the goal of making a street-legal vehicle capable of racing the Baja 1000. Now, it looks like the car’s really r...
13:26 2019-08-16

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Make NASCAR’s Championship Race Less Random NASCAR currently decides on a champion at its top level through a process that’s somehow both complicated and arbitrary. The result is more about entertainment than staying true to what motorsports is, which is why, as “commissioner” of NASCAR for a day, I’ll try to make it all a little better. Lend...
13:26 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam, Ghislaine Maxwell photographed at California burger joint: report Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged madam was photographed Thursday at a California In-and-Out Burger restaurant where she sat reading a spy novel while eating a burger and fries, a report said.  ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said David Roche, a strategist at London-based research firm Independent Strategy....
13:52 2019-08-16

Lyndon Arthur: ‘I’m all for Yarde winning against Kovalev’ Rising British light-heavyweight Lyndon Arthur speaks to Terry Dooley The post Lyndon Arthur: ‘I’m all for Yarde winning against Kovalev’ appeared first on Boxing News....
13:52 2019-08-16

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Family Hospitalized After Fiery Plane Crash UPDATE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family have been discharged from the hospital following Thursday's plane crash. A spokesperson for NBC Sports shared in a statement, "We're......
13:52 2019-08-16

Influencer Violet Benson Denies Involvement in Tyler Cameron's Love Triangle With Gigi Hadid and Hannah Brown If three's a crowd, then social media influencer Violet Benson isn't down for a party of four. After Violet, who runs the popular Instagram account "Daddy Issues,"......
13:52 2019-08-16

Um, Brian Austin Green Initially Rejected a ''Really Persistent'' Megan Fox It's safe to say that Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox got off to a rocky start. In fact, they almost didn't date at all. On Barstool Radio's KFC Radio, the actor admits that......
13:52 2019-08-16

Dax Shepard Gets the Last Laugh Over Tabloid Report on His ''Addiction Issues'' and Marriage to Kristen Bell When it comes to Dax Shepard he is pretty much an open book. The actor frequently shares intimate details about his marriage, lifestyle and past struggles with drug addiction on his......
13:52 2019-08-16

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

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases confirmed in South Kivu, according to statistics released by the government health ministry...
13:52 2019-08-16

China Renews Vow to Retaliate Against Planned U.S. Tariffs China renewed its vow to retaliate against planned U.S. tariffs slated to take effect in the coming weeks, though it didn’t specify how it would hit back....
13:52 2019-08-16

Dealers Dangle Deals to Move Outgoing Models Dealership lots remain crowded with aging vehicles at a time when car companies typically focus on selling newer models, posing a threat to dealers’ profits while promising bigger discounts for shoppers....
13:52 2019-08-16

How Late Payments to Vendors Spawned a New Business It often makes good business sense to delay paying suppliers, keeping cash free for other purposes. Now the concept is being taken to new levels of complexity. A global industry has grown up of financial go-betweens who buy unpaid invoices at a discount. The firms give vendors cash sooner than if th...
13:52 2019-08-16

Thomas and Kokrak in BMW driver's set as Woods stalls Justin Thomas and Jason Kokrak matched the Medinah course record with seven-under 65s to share the first round lead at the BMW Championship on Thursday while a fit-again Tiger Woods struggled to get anything going and finished the day six off the pace....
14:13 2019-08-16

Major League Baseball and FanDuel strike sports betting deal Major League Baseball and FanDuel on Thursday announced a multi-year agreement that makes the sportsbook operator an official gaming partner of the U.S. professional league....
14:13 2019-08-16

Coach-owner Tapestry shares tumble as its sales and forecast disappoint Tapestry forecast a surprise fall in first-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, as the high-end fashion house struggles with sluggish demand for its Kate Spade handbags, sending its shares down 6%....
14:13 2019-08-16

President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland The idea of the U.S. acquiring Greenland has captured the president’s imagination, according to people familiar with the discussions, who said he has repeatedly expressed interest in the notion....
14:13 2019-08-16

Miranda Lambert, in 'fearless mode,' hits the road; new album 'Wildcard' drops in November "Wildcard" arrives at the end of a momentous year for the country star. Ahead of its release, Lambert kicks off the Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour.        ...
14:13 2019-08-16

Conspiracy Theories Can Have Dangerous Consequences. Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D.C. pizzeria and may have motivated another to fatally shoot 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. They are also largely to blame for a worldwi...
14:13 2019-08-16

70-Year-Old Bony Elephant Was Paraded In Sri Lanka. She Later Collapsed Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a move criticised as cruelty to the ailing animal....
14:13 2019-08-16

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
14:39 2019-08-16

FCC pushing forward with three-digit suicide prevention hotline similar to '911' The Federal Communication Commission is one step closer to designating the number ‘988’ as a national suicide prevention number akin to how ‘911’ is used for emergencies....
14:39 2019-08-16

Colin Kaepernick recognizes protest anniversary Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick -- who became a lightning rod in 2016 when he refused to stand during the National Anthem to protest the police shootings of black men and other social injustices faced by African Americans -- recognized the three-year anniversary of his first ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Martin Fuchs on the secrets of his success After watching both his father and uncle represent their country at the Olympic Games, iperhaps t's no wonder that world-class equestrian rider Martin Fuchs started riding so early....
14:39 2019-08-16

Pallister: Lukaku is too heavy for Manchester United "Former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister believes that Romelu Lukaku was not fit enough to play for the club under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer\u0027s tactical approach."...
14:39 2019-08-16

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

Paper Round: Sanchez refuses to leave Manchester United "Alexis Sanchez will not budge, Victor Lindelof will get a new deal, Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil could return to action, and Mario Balotelli makes a request."...
14:39 2019-08-16

Super Cup fatigue will not faze Liverpool, says Hasenhuttl "Liverpool are still dangerous opponents even if their squad is suffering from fatigue after their penalty shootout win in the Super Cup, Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl said on Thursday."...
14:39 2019-08-16

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

Moto's Latest Phone Has a Genius Solution for Preventing Vertical Video Syndrome Even though vertical videos are supported in platforms like YouTube and Instagram, watching them is still very annoying sometimes, and I’d prefer if these portrait-oriented clips never existed in the first place. Read more......
14:39 2019-08-16

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

NASA scientists flew over Greenland to track melting ice. They took some sobering photos NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Skateboarders squeezed out in fight for Shanghai streets Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year, but many in the growing scene in China's mega-city of Shanghai complain that they have few places to go and are looked down upon as trouble-makers.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Trump aide: Liberty's 'huddled masses' message only applies to Europeans The Statue of Liberty's famous 'huddled masses' inscription only applies to "people coming from Europe", according to America's acting director of citizenship and immigration services. ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Historic Budapest synagogue to reopen amid Jewish cultural revival Tamas Irsai was a teenager when he last sang in the choir in Budapest's Rumbach synagogue during World War Two, before most Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps....
15:00 2019-08-16

Six ways to bring the American Dream back from the dead From cutting student debts to index-linking the minimum wage, the dream can be rebuiltIt is time to admit that the “American Dream” is dead. Its underlying conditions – strong, consistent economic growth and a meritocracy structured to keep the rich from gaming the system – no longer hold true.Nonet...
15:00 2019-08-16

I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remainsI have always loved to write. When I was little, I remember thinking that English exams were a treat: an opportunity to sit down and play with words, to tip my imagination on ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Arsenal land Fiorentina in Women's Champions League draw The defending champions Lyon were drawn to face Russia’s Ryazan-VDV while Manchester City will play Switzerland’s Lugano 1.23pm BST Arsenal have been handed a two-legged tie against Italian Serie A runners up Fiorentina in the Women’s Champions League round of 32 on their return to the competition a...
15:00 2019-08-16

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

Comment: The accusations go back years – so why has the opera world rallied round Plácido Domingo? Opera houses might have turned a blind eye to sexually predatory behaviour in the past, but no-one should be above the lawNearly 30 years ago, a famous soprano told me privately that Plácido Domingo was “a bit of a groper”. She herself had been the object of the tenor’s unwanted sexual attentions du...
15:00 2019-08-16

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

All bands on deck: aboard the Belle and Sebastian Med and music cruise Tempted by dolphins, flamingos, golden twilights and great bands, 2,000 fans signed up for the Boaty Weekender, some even coming from New Zealand. We join them in the hot-tub‘Dolphins!” yells Stuart Murdoch, springing across the top deck of the Norwegian Pearl. A pod has been spotted cresting the te...
15:00 2019-08-16

Living off-grid for 77 years – in pictures A wind-up radio, a smattering of colour photos and a stack of glossy books: these are the only signs that Margaret Gallagher lives in the modern world. For all of her 77 years, she has lived in a 200-year-old thatched cottage in Northern Ireland without running water, electricity or an indoor toilet...
15:00 2019-08-16

Don't have time (or will) to pack lunch for your kids? There's a subscription for that With back-to-school of the horizon, some parents are opting for pre-packaged, kid-friendly lunches delivered to their doorsteps on a weekly basis.        ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Nintendo announces Indie World video event with 20 minutes of games Indie World is not a theme park for alternative-music fans -- it's the new indie-game showcase from Nintendo. And it's coming Monday, August 19.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

iOS 13 beta images point to Apple media event on September 10 Newly discovered images appear to confirm a rumored date for Apple's annual iPhone and Apple Watch event, but will new iPads and Macs be there, too?Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

How to Treat Yourself With Birthday Freebies All Year Long Every retail and fast-food chain under the sun seems to have a loyalty program these days, and one of the perks the good ones offer is a freebie or discount for your birthday. These programs rarely verify your birth date....
15:26 2019-08-16

See What Children's Rashes Look Like on Darker Skin With 'Brown Skin Matters' If you’ve ever seen something unusual on your kid’s skin, you’ve likely turned to the internet for guidance as you anxiously wait for an appointment with your pediatrician. On health education sites, you’ll find images of every common dermatological condition, including eczema, hand-foot-and-mouth d...
15:26 2019-08-16

The Hottest July, How Climate Change is Breaking Temperature Records in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set to continue. Scientists say that as long as the wo...
15:26 2019-08-16

The Rise of the Pea: How an Unassuming Legume Emerged as a Frontrunner in the Race to Replace Meat and Dairy No one denies peas are nutritious. Whether they’re delicious—that’s debatable. But arguments over taste no longer matter because peas, specifically yellow peas, are being formulated into so many products, they’re unavoidable, and often invisible. As a crop, the pea has risen ...
15:26 2019-08-16

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
15:26 2019-08-16

Satirical blank-page book on Brazilian president goes viral A book purporting to explain why Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro “should be respected and trusted” has gone viral on social media after it became apparent that 188 of its 190 pages are totally blank....
15:26 2019-08-16

Iranian supertanker released by Gibraltar, despite last-minute US attempt to seize it An Iranian supertanker has been released by Gibraltar Thursday after being held for more than a month on suspicions that it was trying to provide crude oil to Bashar Assad’s Syrian regime....
15:26 2019-08-16

Rashida Tlaib indicates she will not go ahead with Israel visit – live Congresswoman indicated she would not visit family in West Bank despite announcement Israel would approve on ‘humanitarian’ groundsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.15pm BST The letter that Tlaib sent to the Israeli interior minister requesting permission to visit her grandmoth...
15:26 2019-08-16

Ghislaine Maxwell seen in public for first time since Epstein death Socialite has been accused of conspiring with financier to groom girls for sexual abuseGhislaine Maxwell has been photographed at a restaurant in Los Angeles, the first time she has been seen in public since the death of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.The British socialite and heiress has b...
15:26 2019-08-16

Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be | Joshua Leifer The extent to which the Israeli government has designated opposition to its policies as not just illegitimate but also illegal is now plain to seeAnyone paying attention to the politics of Israel-Palestine could sense this was coming. It was was only a matter of time before a prominent American poli...
15:26 2019-08-16

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

Myanmar and Bangladesh to start sending back thousands of Rohingya Fresh attempt at repatriations agreed but refugees fear they will return to persecution and violenceMyanmar and Bangladesh are to make a fresh attempt to begin repatriating the Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in Rahkine state in 2017, though the community say they have not been consulted....
15:26 2019-08-16

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says Pyongyang and Seoul have nothing to talk about while South Korea continues military drills with USNorth Korea has fired at least two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its east coast, shortly after it denounced South Korea’s military drills with the US and declared that inter-Kore...
15:26 2019-08-16

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see hi...
15:26 2019-08-16

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

Samsung Display considers suspending output at South Korean LCD plant Rising competition from Chinese rivals, a shift to more advanced OLED panels and slowing demand for smartphones have led to falling off take and weak prices of LCD panels for South Korean display makers....
15:26 2019-08-16

Lawyer Avenatti seeks to end 'vindictive' Nike prosecution he blames on Trump feud Lawyer Michael Avenatti asked a federal judge to dismiss an indictment accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc, saying he was targeted in a "vindictive and selective prosecution" because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump....
15:26 2019-08-16

Body camera video shows Colorado police fatally shooting suspect in back Body camera footage from two Colorado policemen who shot and killed a black man earlier this month shows the 19-year-old was shot multiple times in the back as he fled officers about to question him about an armed robbery....
15:26 2019-08-16

Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health: advocates A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own analysis....
15:26 2019-08-16

Friendly Fires: Inflorescent review – deliciously cheesy 80s disco vibes (Casablanca Records/Polydor)Harking back to the era of funkily optimistic pop may not speak to our times, but FF’s first album in eight years is truly joyousWhen Friendly Fires released their debut album in 2008, the St Albans trio’s busy, brooding brand of electro-punk seemed precision-engineered f...
15:26 2019-08-16

Singer in the 1975 Matt Healy defies UAE's anti-gay law by kissing man at concert Matt Healy tells gay fans God loves them, in country where gay sex is illegalThe singer of the band the 1975 defied Dubai’s anti-LGBT laws during a concert on Wednesday by venturing into the crowd and kissing a male fan on the lips.Video footage taken by fans and posted on Twitter showed Matt Healy ...
15:26 2019-08-16

JSC: N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea North Korea fired two short-range projectiles presumed to be ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, the sixth such round of launches in about three weeks....
15:26 2019-08-16

Emperor Naruhito voices 'deep remorse' 74 years after Japan's WWII surrender Japanese Emperor Naruhito apologized and expressed deep sorrow to the world Thursday on the 74th anniversary of Tokyo's surrender to Allied forces during World War II....
15:26 2019-08-16

Gibraltar releases Iranian Grace 1 oil tanker over U.S. objections Officials in Gibraltar have released a captive oil tanker that was seized by British authorities last month -- over objections from the United States, which lobbied to block the vessel from returning to Iranian control....
15:26 2019-08-16

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

Jeffrey Epstein’s body claimed by mystery ‘associate’ Jeffrey Epstein’s body has been claimed from the Medical Examiner’s Office in New York — by a mystery “associate,” according to a new report. The person who claimed the 66-year-old convicted pedophile’s body earlier this week wasn’t identified, according to ...
15:52 2019-08-16

Greenland to Trump: Thanks for Your Interest! Unfortunately You Definitely Can't Buy Us Greenland: seems nice! It’s a land of many glaciers (which are melting) and copious natural resources (which can be exploited to melt the glaciers faster). It’s also very pretty! One thing it’s not: for sale....
15:52 2019-08-16

Trump Fat-Shamed His Own Supporter at Unhinged Rally in New Hampshire Look, I don’t know how else to say this: President Donald Trump made a dumb fat joke—accidentally aimed at one of his own supporters—after a small group of protesters interrupted his New Hampshire rally on Thursday night....
15:52 2019-08-16

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 2: How to Swallow a Plateful of Opinions You know the old adage, “opinions are like assholes; everybody has one?” Well, apparently, the same holds true for diet plans—everyone is sure they have the answer and is insistent that theirs is the best one for you. So, after only two days of publicly sharing what could most accurately be describe...
15:52 2019-08-16

The Best Back-To-School Sales in 2019 Shop the best back-to-school sales at Anker, The Container Store, and Nordstrom Rack for deep discounts on the stuff you need to be your most productive self....
15:52 2019-08-16

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

Cops share children’s adorable stick-figure sketches of crash suspect Criminals in Connecticut better watch out — the kindergarten cops are on the case. Officers in the town of Berlin are searching for a motorcyclist who fled the scene of a crash, and they have released sketches of the suspect made by the only eyewitnesses: a group of crayon-wielding elementary-school...
15:52 2019-08-16

Planned Parenthood warns it ‘will be forced to withdraw’ from family planning program Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it will soon leave the federal family planning program unless a court puts a hold on Trump administration rules that bar clinics from referring patients for abortions....
15:52 2019-08-16

Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks 300th anniversary The tiny principality of Liechtenstein celebrated its 300th anniversary on Thursday as an island of peace and prosperity in an unsettled world -- and a place where citizens can go drink a beer with their monarch....
16:13 2019-08-16

German finance minister Scholz to run for Social Democrat leadership — reports Olaf Scholz has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to co-head the SPD. If confirmed, the finance minister and vice-chancellor would be the most prominent candidate running to lead the embattled center-left party....
16:13 2019-08-16

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
16:13 2019-08-16

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

Germany most popular non-English-speaking country for students Germany has become the most popular country in the world for foreign students in the non-English-speaking world. A new study released by two academic services found that students were attracted by better prospects....
16:13 2019-08-16

From Scorpions to Beethoven: Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal about her....
16:13 2019-08-16

Amazon unveils first batch of casting for The Wheel of Time adaptation Enlarge / Amazon is adapting the late Robert Jordan's bestselling 14-book series of fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time. (credit: Tor Books) Amazon has announced its first round of casting for The Wheel of Time, the long-awaited TV adaptation of the late Robert Jordan's bestselling 14-book series of...
16:13 2019-08-16

Mike Tyson says he smokes $40,000 worth of weed every month, which must get him really high There’s a certain novelty that surrounds Mike Tyson today. After the heavyweight boxer retired in 2005, he publicly spoke about how much of a shitbag he’d been in the past, admitting to USA Today: “My whole life has been a waste—I’ve been a failure.” Back then, he tended to around 350 pigeons in Pho...
16:13 2019-08-16

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis....
16:39 2019-08-16

Use a fitness app to track your workouts? Your data may not be as protected as you think USA TODAY Sports examined what popular fitness-tracking hardware and app companies state in privacy statements and terms of service. Is your info safe?       ...
16:39 2019-08-16

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
16:39 2019-08-16

Weight of history: Chongqing Steel and China's state sector dilemma A year and a half ago, Chongqing Iron and Steel Corp (CISC) , China's oldest steelmaker, was rescued from the brink of bankruptcy in a deal hailed as a shining example of how struggling state companies can be revamped....
16:39 2019-08-16

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
16:39 2019-08-16

Wall St. Poised for Rebound as Turbulent Week Comes to a Close Stock futures were up, suggesting that a rocky week could end on an upbeat note despite persistent worries about the American economy and the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
16:39 2019-08-16

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

Tiny magnets could help rid the ocean of harmful microplastics Tiny magnetic coils can turn microplastics into carbon dioxide and water. The reaction could catch plastic in wastewater streams and stop it entering the ocean...
17:00 2019-08-16

Tesla Needs To Step Up Its Service Game, Especially In Germany Tesla needs to step up its service game in Germany, India is leading the charge on battery-swapping, and BMW’s new CEO wants to beat Mercedes. All that and more for The Morning Shift for Friday, August 16, 2019....
17:00 2019-08-16

Greenland Tells Trump: 'We're Open for Business, Not for Sale' Politicians from Denmark and Greenland responded with skepticism and scorn after The Wall Street Journal reported that President Trump had privately expressed interest in acquiring Greenland....
17:00 2019-08-16

From a gentle squeeze to an emotional embrace, I’m a black-belt in hugging | Hannah Jane Parkinson A hug is sort of a human contact master key: it works with all the emotionsI am aware of the split between huggers and non-huggers; a self-identifier almost as stentorian as Remain or Leave, Manchester United or Liverpool, Blur or Oasis. I am a hugger. I have always been and, barring some traumatisi...
17:26 2019-08-16

Premier League countdown: Guardiola wary of 'second best team in Europe' Spurs - live! All the latest team news, press conferences and VAR complaintsPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 3.47pm BST Even more Liverpool? Here’s a preview of their Saturday 3pm game at Southampton. Related: Southampton v Liverpool: match previe...
17:26 2019-08-16

Day off cancelled and individual meetings – how Hasenhüttl has prepared for Liverpool The Austrian says he does not want to be nasty but adds that it was ‘100% necessary’ to be critical after the Burnley defeatThis week Ralph Hasenhüttl was inevitably asked how his players will navigate past Virgil van Dijk and, given only Leroy Sané managed to dribble beyond the Dutchman across 56 g...
17:26 2019-08-16

Sheffield United’s Carla Ward: ‘Not acting the clown was tough early on’ The manager is adjusting to the role and having to handle the club’s colossal leap which has tested resources on the pitchCarla Ward’s Sheffield United face Aston Villa on the opening day of the Women’s Championship on Sunday but Villa are a very different beast to the one United finished eight poin...
17:26 2019-08-16

Aston Villa v Bournemouth: match preview Renewed optimism around Villa Park is reflected in record season ticket sales, and Dean Smith says his team’s ability to turn on the style at home will be key to them thriving this season. Eddie Howe reluctantly sold Tyrone Mings to Aston Villa during the summer and now his team must find a way past...
17:26 2019-08-16

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

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
17:52 2019-08-16

2015 Moto3 champion Danny Kent loses BSB ride over knife offence Danny Kent, the 2015 Moto3 world champion, has been handed a suspended jail sentence for a knife offence, and lost his ride in the British Superbike Championship as a result...
17:52 2019-08-16

BTCC title-winning squad Dynamics enters TCR Spa 500 endurance race Title-winning British Touring Car Championship squad Team Dynamics has entered an Audi RS3 LMS into the TCR Spa 500 race at the Belgian Grand Prix venue in October...
17:52 2019-08-16

July sets global record for hottest month ever NBC NEWS – It wasn’t your imagination. July was in fact the hottest month ever. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that July was the hottest month on record, with global temperatures averaging 62.13 degrees, which is 1.71 degrees above the 20th century...
17:52 2019-08-16

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

Gas line checks cause traffic delays on eastside intersection TUCSON – Tucson fire and police departments are assisting Southwest Gas Corp with traffic control on Tucson’s eastside Thursday morning. TFD says they working line checks east of Speedway Boulevard and Kolb Road. Motorists are asked to consider alternate routes. 10:30am: Tucson Fire & @Tucson...
17:52 2019-08-16

TUSD teacher vacancies continue to drop TUCSON – Students are back in school this week in the Tucson Unified School District, and for the third year in a row, the number of teacher vacancies has dropped. Of the nearly 3,000 teachers in TUSD’s 89 schools, just over 60 teacher positions currently remain open. TUSD Superintendent, Gabr...
17:52 2019-08-16

Additional police presence at Marana HS after Snapchat threat resurfaces MARANA, Ariz. – Marana Unified School District issued a statement Thursday morning regarding a social media shooting threat. The district said they were contacted by Marana Police Department about a message that “resurfaced” on Snapchat stating “there gonna shoot up the school.” In their statement, ...
17:52 2019-08-16

The potential power of autonomous databases Organisations are at risk of falling behind unless they make the move to automation, according to the majority of respondents to a recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey and sponsored by Oracle. It’s no surprise that some forward-looking organisations are already embeddi...
17:52 2019-08-16

Newly disclosed documents detail investigations of a top general facing sexual assault allegations and his accuser Lawmakers have said they believed Gen. John E. Hyten was wrongly accused by an Army colonel. The materials shed light on how they may have reached that conclusion....
17:52 2019-08-16

Dow rises 300 points after bruising week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close. Wall Street’s three main indexes are down at least 1.5 percent since last Friday, on track to rack up their third......
18:39 2019-08-16

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
19:00 2019-08-16

Nvidia revenue tops expectations on strength in video gaming, auto units Nvidia Corp on Thursday said new high-end graphics chips for video gamers was bringing its core business back to "normalized" levels and raising profitability, as the company posted quarterly results ahead of Wall Street targets, sending shares up 5% in extended trading....
19:00 2019-08-16

Record seaweed blooms cut tourism, hurt beaches in Florida, Caribbean Record amounts of seaweed this summer have caused historic damage to beaches and cut tourism in Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean, researchers and public officials say....
19:00 2019-08-16

The Four-Second Catastrophe: How Boeing Doomed the 737 MAX In designing the plane’s flight controls, the aerospace giant assumed that pilots should be able to sift through a jumble of contradictory warnings and take the proper action 100% of the time within four seconds. That’s about the amount of time that it took you to read this sentence....
19:00 2019-08-16

Volvo XC60 T8 - best plug-in hybrid cars Best cars & vans 15 Aug, 2019 We gave the regular Volvo XC60 a five-star review so the plug-in hybrid T8 version has a great foundation for success...
19:00 2019-08-16

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia....
19:00 2019-08-16

The Fat President Fat-Shamed a Protester: ‘Go Home, Start Exercising’ The president’s diet consists of a half-trough filled with extra soggy KFC original recipe, a small jar of mayonnaise, two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish, a large chocolate milkshake (which is his actual McDonald’s order) and a chalice full of baby goat vomit. His McDonald’s order alone is almost 2,500 ...
19:26 2019-08-16

Louisiana coach: Players should pay booster fee University of Louisiana football coach Billy Napier has "strongly encouraged" all of his players to pay a minimum of $50 to join the school's booster club....
19:26 2019-08-16

England captain Eoin Morgan could quit before T20 World Cup next year England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan will take his time before committing to lead the side at next year's Twenty20 tournament in Australia....
19:26 2019-08-16

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there Preston Schlachter / North American Aerospace Defense Command / DVIDS US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall Street Journal reported. The US operates Thule Air Base on the autonomous Danish territory, 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle. For much of the year, ...
19:26 2019-08-16

11 travel accessories to help anyone with chronic back pain stay comfortable on long flights Thule Flying can be hard on the body, and sitting for long periods of time can cause back pain or sore legs. If you fly frequently or long distances, there are low-cost ways to make your trip more comfortable, from solid lumbar support to compression socks. On red-eye flights, sleep can easily esc...
19:26 2019-08-16

THE FUTURE OF FINTECH 2019: The five megatrends reshaping the financial services value chain (GOOGL, AAPL, WF, GS, FNF, FB, IBM, BAC, MER-K, BCS, PYPL, SQ, AMZN, BABA, C) Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a five-part slide deck from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The pace of change in financial services has never been faster. In only the first quarter of 2019, Apple Card sent a shock wav...
19:26 2019-08-16

‘Do the Right Thing’ | Anatomy of a Scene Spike Lee narrates a sequence from his film, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in a digitally restored Blu-ray edition from the Criterion Collection....
19:26 2019-08-16

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

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

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking toward his 2020 reelection bid....
20:13 2019-08-16

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to people involved in internal discussions....
20:13 2019-08-16

Why Hyundai's Well-Priced Palisade Deserves to Be Labeled a Luxury SUV Dan Neil says you’d be a fool to call Hyundai’s Palisade—with its high-end features, from 10-inch touch screen to Nappa leather seats and noise-deadening materials—anything but a luxury SUV....
20:13 2019-08-16

Recipe for the Ultimate Chicken-Salad Sandwich Colorado chef Caroline Glover has high standards when it comes to this lunchtime classic. Her fresh, unfussy version is the kind you could eat every day....
20:13 2019-08-16

McLaren to expand lineup with 2-seat roadster McLaren Automotive is going with an open-air design with its next Ultimate Series model. And with carbon fiber construction, McLaren says the roadster, due in 2020, will be the lightest car it has ever produced....
20:13 2019-08-16

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five years and seen other competitors such as Tesla jump ahead in electric vehicle sales....
20:13 2019-08-16

Tesla races to boost service in Germany Subpar service could be a barrier to Tesla making a bigger impact in Germany, where exacting owners value painstaking vehicle care. Tesla is poised to double the number of service centers in the country to 17. ...
20:13 2019-08-16

Tesla gains EV share in California Electric vehicles are poised to top 100,000 registrations in California this year as their share of the state’s light-vehicle market rose to 5.6 percent through June compared with 4.7 percent for all of 2018....
20:13 2019-08-16

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
20:13 2019-08-16

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

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney Plus streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of studios and catalogues ranging from the Star Wars fran...
20:13 2019-08-16

Democrat John Delaney 'certainly' plans to stay in 2020 race even if he misses fall debates Delaney, a millionaire businessman, has the financial resources to stay in the hunt. "Unlike other candidates, we have the finances to support ourselves," a spokesman says....
20:39 2019-08-16

Hodeg beats Bennett in sprint finish at BinckBank Tour "Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck–Quick-Step) grabbed the fifth stage of the BinckBank Tour as the Colombian held off Sam Bennett (Bora–Hansgrohe) in a tight sprint finish in Venray on Friday."...
20:39 2019-08-16

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

Apple Puts the AR in 'Art' (and in 'Transparent Sky-Being') The company’s newly launched augmented-reality walks may only be available in five cities, but [AR]T Walk creates wildly ambitious deployments of public art....
20:39 2019-08-16

Bidding war erupts over creepy asylum abandoned for 46 years Crazy but true: There’s a bidding war to buy an abandoned asylum in upstate New York that is decrepit and potentially haunted. Saratoga County Homestead, a former tuberculosis hospital full of asbestos that hasn’t been touched since 1973, is up for auction on with Auctions International....
20:39 2019-08-16

How to improve your memory: 8 techniques to try Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here....
20:39 2019-08-16

Should The Average Buyer Really Care About Performance? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about buyer priorities, negotiating extended warranties on used cars, and performance ratios among trims....
20:39 2019-08-16

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s airport earlier in the week, escalating matters considerably. Why It Matters: To recap, the initial round of Hong Kong protests were kicked off by the...
21:00 2019-08-16

U.K. Lawmaker Rejects Jeremy Corbyn’s Call to Lead Caretaker Government Mr. Corbyn made the proposal with the aim of stopping a no-deal Brexit, but the leader of the Liberal Democrat Party said he could not be Britain’s leader because he would not command a majority in the House of Commons....
21:00 2019-08-16

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

Apple says it is responsible for 2.4 million U.S. jobs The iPhone maker said its direct workforce grew from 80,000 to 90,000 in the 2.5 years since its last U.S. job estimate, while app-related jobs totaled 1.9 million, up by 325,000 from its previous estimate....
21:00 2019-08-16

Kyler Murray’s second game struggles bring a snap clap problem Billy Beane would be thrilled with a 3-for-8 outing. Kliff Kingsbury will need more. Kyler Murray, the former first-round baseball pick whose Heisman Trophy campaign turned him into the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, had a dreadful second preseason start Thursday night, completing just 3-of-8 pas...
21:00 2019-08-16

Mitchell Trubisky and Bears could be in for a terrible fall If sports betting is essentially “arguing with money,” then one of the hottest arguments this summer involves how good, or disappointing, the 2019 Chicago Bears will be in head coach Matt Nagy’s second season. Fresh off a 12-4 campaign and an NFC North championship, Nagy and the Bears visit the New ...
21:00 2019-08-16

The man police are looking to question after finding pressure cookers in a New York subway station was wearing an Amazon Prime Day t-shirt New York City police are looking to identify and question a man photographed wearing an Amazon Prime Day 2018 shirt after pressure cookers were left Friday at one of the city's busiest transit hubs, leading to its evacuation during morning rush hour. NYPD posted photos on Twitter of an individual "w...
21:26 2019-08-16

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “re...
21:52 2019-08-16

Blue-green algae poses blooming danger to paddling pets Owners urged to take care near waterways as climate crisis leads to more toxic bloomsIn Cheshire, a King Charles spaniel called Kendall collapsed and died minutes after paddling in a lake. In Craigavon, Co Armagh, Bella the labrador puppy died four days after splashing through waterways. A cygnet di...
21:52 2019-08-16

Wind shifts caused by human-induced global warming cause of West Antarctic's melting ice Human-caused climate change has triggered wind shifts in Antarctica, according to a new study, driving accelerated melting across the continent's west coast....
21:52 2019-08-16

Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
22:13 2019-08-16

This tool offers a new way to estimate next year's tax refund A new IRS online tool could turn out to be pretty useful for those trying to get a better handle on how much they're withholding in taxes.       ...
22:13 2019-08-16

The top 20 coastal glamping sites in the UK This exclusive extract from the Cool Camping: Coast guide book walks you through the UK's most beautiful glamping spots, all just a stone's throw from a beach...
22:13 2019-08-16

Can you lighten your hair with lemon juice? How to achieve sun-kissed locks this summer We've all heard the rumours - but is lemon juice the secret to our blonde ambition? Georgia Chambers speaks to Bleach London colourist Alex Brownsell to find out more...
22:13 2019-08-16

Fox News Fool Suggests Medicare for All Would Actually Mean More Mass Shootings On Friday, Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy linked two top issues of the moment: Medicare for All and mass shootings. Did she do so in a logically and morally consistent way, perhaps by suggesting that single-payer healthcare would dramatically improve the lives of gun violence survivors, wh...
22:39 2019-08-16

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic rival Beijing, a senior US senator confirmed Friday....
23:00 2019-08-16

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "oppressive conditions" set for the visit as......
23:00 2019-08-16

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
23:00 2019-08-16

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

Alexander von Humboldt surveying the entire world in 'Cosmos' Humboldt returned to Berlin in 1827 after working for two decades in Paris. For the next 30 years, he labored over his most ambitious project to unite everything known about the whole universe in a single work, "Cosmos."...
23:00 2019-08-16

Mobile IDs take hold (NBC News) You can use your phone to ride the subway, buy things groceries, and now prove your identity. Mobile IDs are rolling out in ten states this year. Leading the charge is IDEMIA, the company that currently controls about 80 percent of drivers licenses. Bio-metric authentication ensures only ...
23:00 2019-08-16

French 'Spider-man' makes 'urgent appeal for peace' in Hong Kong with daredevil stunt A daredevil dubbed the French “spiderman” scaled the side of a skyscraper in Hong Kong Friday to reveal a message calling for peace as the government of Beijing continues to be at odds with demonstrators rallying for political reform. ...
23:00 2019-08-16

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling laws; and new human rights agreement on environmen...
23:26 2019-08-16

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment....
23:26 2019-08-16

Lawyer: Kazakh activist freed after signing guilt admission A Kazakh activist who was on trial for inciting ethnic tensions has been freed after signing an admission of his guilt under pressure, an attorney said Friday...
23:26 2019-08-16

Sailing team to fly 2 crew to US to bring Thunberg boat back Sailing team taking climate activist Greta Thunberg to US aboard a high-tech racing yacht will fly two crew across the Atlantic to bring the boat back, but insists their emissions will be compensated for...
23:26 2019-08-16

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation by Big Brother Watch (BBW), which tracks the use o...
23:26 2019-08-16

Huawei boss: UK 'won't say no to us' over 5G rollout Ren Zhengfei confident of UK deal with Chinese company, but security concerns remainThe founder and chief executive of Huawei has said Britain “won’t say no to us” over the Chinese firm’s involvement in the rollout of 5G mobile internet infrastructure.The UK is considering the inclusion of Huawei eq...
23:26 2019-08-16

Kapil Dev Says CAC Must Have Say In Selection Of Support Staff After reappointing Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian men's cricket team, Kapil Dev said that the CAC should have a say in the process to select the support staff....
23:52 2019-08-16

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

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
23:52 2019-08-16

Jones highlights need for England warm-ups after McConnochie injury • Bath wing ‘pulled up a bit sore’ in training• McConnochie is only uncapped player in Eddie Jones’s squadFor the second successive week England’s chosen starting XV are proving a movable feast. Eddie Jones was forced to make four eve-of-game changes before last Sunday’s Twickenham date with Wales a...
00:13 2019-08-17

'We don't want you': Portland warns it won't tolerate violence around far-right rally Portland officials, backed up by heavy police presence downtown, warn they will not tolerate any violence at far-right rally.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

'It's real. It's violent': After El Paso, Latinos across America live in fear Across the country, mothers and fathers, sons and daughters contemplate the idea of becoming a target, and worry about the future.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
01:26 2019-08-17

Sean Hannity: Sources say 'most explosive' part of DOJ review is about 'outsourcing of illegal intelligence-gathering' Fox News host Sean Hannity said his sources are telling him the most "explosive" finding in the Justice Department review on the origins of the Russia investigation has to do with illegal intelligence-gathering on American citizens....
01:26 2019-08-17

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s directing its ire not at Trump but at South Korean President Moon Jae-in....
01:26 2019-08-17

Disney+ and Big Cable Team Up to Crack Down on Password Sharing, and Now We're Freaked Out Well, folks, I hate to rain on your streaming services parade, but those of us who are hoping to skirt a Disney+ subscription and instead leach off a buddy’s account may run into some trouble.Read more......
01:26 2019-08-17

Engineers Will Love this Dead Calculator Hacked Into a Wireless Keyboard On the surface, hacking a broken calculator to serve as a Bluetooth ‘keyboard’ for a calculator app on a smartphone seems like hacking for hacking’s sake. But we all know how frustrating a touchscreen keyboard can be for anything but short messages, so for engineers or mathematicians crunching numbe...
01:26 2019-08-17

A Woman Lived with a 'Twin' Inside Her for 17 Years Without Knowing A young woman in India unknowingly lived with one of the rarest and most unsettling medical conditions for nearly two decades, her doctors say. According to a case report out this week, the woman had a sac containing her still-growing “twin” lodged in her abdomen for 17 years. The twin had hair, tee...
01:26 2019-08-17

Bagundi Is Here To Please Your Andhra Food Cravings, One Fiery Dish A Time Bagundi brings a homely feel through its ambiance that is highly influenced by rural and coastal Andhra Pradesh right before serving you a roller coaster of dishes that are sure to satiate your fiery......
01:52 2019-08-17

You Can Make Chick-fil-A-Style Chicken Nuggets at Home Chick-fil-A is known for two things: surprisingly addictive chicken and problematic politics. To enjoy the former and avoid involvement in the latter, a DIY recipe is needed. Most people think the key to making Chick-fil-A’s iconic poultry lies in a pickle juice brine, but if you look at the ingredi...
01:52 2019-08-17

NTSB: Dale Jr.'s plane bounced, went off runway Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up on a Tennessee state highway during a crash landing....
02:13 2019-08-17

New Overwatch Custom Mode Turns Sigma Into A Dodgeball Player If you think about it, Overwatch’s new hero, Sigma, is kinda like a schoolkid—by which I mean he’s slow, and he likes to throw rocks. This, obviously, makes him an ideal competitor for a large-scale game of dodgeball....
02:13 2019-08-17

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

Indonesia seals palm, timber concessions amid forest fires: ministry Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished....
02:13 2019-08-17

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic patients all at once....
02:39 2019-08-17

How teachers combat high-tech cheating Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using technology to cheat in class. Here's how teachers are trying to stop it.       ...
03:26 2019-08-17

Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid's Summer Romance Continues to Heat Up With L.A. Date Things continue to heat up between Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid, after their romance went international. The 23-year-old British singer and supermodels Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid's......
03:26 2019-08-17

The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry Says She's Ready to Find Love Again After Divorce Kimberly Perry is ready for a second chance at love. More than a month after The Band Perry released a personal single about infidelity titled "The Good Life," one member says she......
03:26 2019-08-17

Brody Jenner Defends "Best Friend" Kaitlynn Carter's Decision to "Move Forward" After Split Brody Jenner has had enough of the negativity. Close to two weeks after news broke of his split from Kaitlynn Carter, The Hills: New Beginnings star took to Instagram to clear the air on......
03:26 2019-08-17

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Strassner, 40, said he was handed the small, folded-u...
04:13 2019-08-17

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

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

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform additional duties they're not trained for while real...
04:39 2019-08-17

Opinion: Tiger Woods in severe peril of missing out on return trip to Tour Championship With two late bogeys, Tiger Woods fell from the outskirts of contention in the BMW Championship and is in severe peril of missing next week's finale.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17