NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 08:26 2019-06-12

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid

Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “de...

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid

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4,600-year-old Greek 'pyramid' found in the Aegean Sea … is not a pyramid at all News of a 4,600-year-old "pyramid" or "pyramid island," supposedly discovered on a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, has been making the rounds online....
14:26 2019-07-22

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attraction at Sunday’s inauguration of the Sea Forest Waterway was a showdown between alumni membe...
11:00 2019-06-16

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies Architect I.M. Pei, one of the most famous and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died at the age of 102. He was best known for his renovation of the Louvre in Paris, which at first attracted huge criticism....
14:39 2019-05-21

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
19:26 2019-07-15

Sneferu’s Distinctive Bent Pyramid Opened to the Public In Egypt, the Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany has announced that two pyramids are being opened to the public for the first time since 1965. ...
00:39 2019-07-15

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
17:13 2019-05-21

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction....
19:39 2019-07-13

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Exploring Infrasound Technology Use By The Ancients In part one of this article we saw how there is compelling evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptians of the Pyramid age incorporated sound technology into the design of Giza’s Great Pyramid.  ...
22:39 2019-06-22

Hundreds of Mummies Found Buried Around the World’s Oldest Pyramid An amazing cache of mummies has been found in Egypt near one of the world’s oldest pyramids. Polish archaeologists discovered several hundred of them at the site. The unearthing of the mummified bodies is expected to help researchers better understand a very important site and also the religious bel...
23:00 2019-06-29

I.M. Pei, pioneering architect who designed iconic Louvre pyramid, dies at 102 I.M. Pei, the world-renowned architect famous for designing the glass pyramid entry to the Louvre in Paris, has died. He was 102.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Lost Artifacts of the Great Pyramid: The Mysterious Case of the Dixon Relics There is a certain perception of the Great Pyramid as an utterly void arrangement of empty halls and chambers, strangely bereft of artifacts and inscriptions that might offer clues to its construction.  ...
00:39 2019-05-31

Origin of Greek Civilization Believed Found On Monumental Pyramid Island A new discovery has possibly revealed the origin of Ancient Greek culture. In a remote and uninhabited pyramid-shaped islet, archaeologists have found evidence of a rich cultural ...
16:39 2019-07-10

Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed construction on what he hopes will be crowned the world’s largest coin pyramid, after placing the final penny on June 16. Now, 1,030,315 pennies...
15:52 2019-06-19

Climb down a 256-foot tunnel to explore Egypt's Bent Pyramid Egypt has opened a tunnel into the 'bent pyramid' for tourists to explore two chambers in the 4600-year-old structure.       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
02:52 2019-07-14

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Measuring the Sonic Capabilities of the Dead-end Passage The exact functions of the Great Pyramid’s interior chambers remain a complete mystery. It has always been assumed that the monument’s King’s Chamber, Queen’s Chamber, and the Subterranean Chamber were all designed with funerary considerations in mind, arguably the interment of its builder.  ...
17:39 2019-06-21

Desert Diver Discovers Submerged Treasure Beneath 2,300-Year-Old Kushite Pyramid A team of archaeologists ‘diving’ in the sweltering deserts of northern Sudan, once the land of Nubia, have discovered artifacts and ‘gold leaf’... ...
11:13 2019-07-06

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
14:00 2019-07-11

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal residence....
13:00 2019-07-01

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
18:00 2019-05-27

Life In An Iconic Tokyo Building This is Nakagin Capsule Tower. Built in 1972, it was designed by architect Kisho Kurokawa and a prime example of the Japanese architectural movement known as Metabolism, in which the concept was to design buildings that organic and not static, making them reminiscent of living beings....
18:52 2019-06-27

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:13 2019-06-11

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well-appointed homes, supermarkets and fast-food resta...
20:39 2019-06-14

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going to be overwhelmingly — no. The same will be true fo...
04:52 2019-06-20

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyoshi Otsuka didn’t talk to his neighbours much. They knew he worked for the Shochiku movie studio, whe...
14:26 2019-06-11

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday....
20:39 2019-05-22

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known for serving up delicious tempura. Some chefs suggested fast-food chains and Michelin-star eateries. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Boasti...
00:52 2019-07-02

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and digital ads went up in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro Station and fans came out in droves....
16:26 2019-07-09

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children’s song Yuyake Koyake chimes acros...
14:13 2019-06-12

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
00:13 2019-07-19

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford Mustang near the end. One of the Mustangs from the movie is for sale, fully restored and clean as can be, but it’s lacking that very thing—the RB26. Ins...
23:52 2019-05-31

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
15:26 2019-05-28

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone makes to it will be met with swift and immediate appreciation. The latest? This a cappella dub of the first drift race....
19:52 2019-07-18

FC Tokyo beats Shimizu 2-0 to stay top of J-League Kotaro Omori and Kensuke Nagai scored first-half goals as FC Tokyo beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to stay first in the J-League       ...
16:26 2019-07-20

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
06:13 2019-07-22

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some of your favorite anime....
15:52 2019-07-04

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
12:39 2019-07-03

The Latest: Trump to address business leaders in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan (all times local): 5:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is heading to a dinner with business leaders at the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Tokyo after a brief airport welcome. Trump and first lady Melania Trump were gre...
11:01 2019-05-25

Toyota fetches new way to use AI, self-drive tech in Tokyo Games Miniature remote controlled cars have proved to be a crowd pleaser at track and field throwing events, but for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Toyota Motor Corp is upping the game with a hi-tech way to fetch javelins and hammers: pint-sized, self-driving A.I. robot cars....
07:39 2019-07-22

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the streets of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s most famous red light district, hum with people. Some are tourists, h...
10:13 2019-06-15

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
12:39 2019-05-23

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Committee has confirmed that boxing will continue as an...
19:52 2019-05-22

IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics        ...
18:39 2019-05-22

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitpoint Japan exchange, discovered that about ¥3.5bn ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-12

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account in the name of a man who had been dead for 1,000 years.The bank was a branch of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (now part of MUFG, the largest bank in Japan), w...
13:13 2019-06-10

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
14:52 2019-07-18

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear that being in lock step with him is a precarious position....
14:52 2019-05-27

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost four years....
20:39 2019-07-05

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-06-11

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
16:13 2019-07-05

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
12:00 2019-06-11

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, will offer a room outfitted with a full-sized flight simulator. Fittingly, it’s called the “Superior Cockpit Room.”Read more......
14:00 2019-07-10

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Friday."...
16:13 2019-06-29

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
21:52 2019-05-25

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
16:39 2019-06-12

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference later Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations. He had scheduled a news conference in April during a previous release from detention, but he was rearrested instead and...
12:00 2019-06-28

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
18:39 2019-07-18

McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games Former Olympic rowing champion Marnie McBean has been named Canada's chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games, the Canadian Olympic Committee said on Monday....
20:26 2019-07-01

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
06:52 2019-07-05

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:39 2019-07-22

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
16:52 2019-05-21

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
15:13 2019-06-11

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalRead this article in Japanese/この記事を日本語で読むOn a warm May evening in the narrow alleys of Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) next to the Kabukicho district of Toky...
16:52 2019-06-10

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventure.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:39 2019-06-05

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
15:00 2019-05-21

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
04:26 2019-05-26

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
15:52 2019-05-25

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro dismissed as offensive Ed...
21:26 2019-05-23

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around the world, the responses ranged from solidarity – with...
10:26 2019-06-13

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my childhood I lived in Fukagawa, a downtown area of T...
15:00 2019-06-14

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, briefly halted nearby bullet trains, but did not dera...
17:00 2019-05-25

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cast a shadow over the capital’s vegetable markets, forcing up the prices of some by 70%.Japan has been hit by unseasonably cloudy weather and cool temper...
08:52 2019-07-17

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
01:26 2019-06-20

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters...
07:13 2019-06-01

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself....
09:52 2019-05-29

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
16:26 2019-05-25

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body praising organizers for delivering a "world class" venue on schedule....
07:13 2019-06-16

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm offensive Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cont...
12:00 2019-05-26

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for next summ......
22:13 2019-07-18

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the chance to become the billion-dollar behemoth it is ...
23:13 2019-07-18

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When Japan’s capital first won the right to host the G...
14:26 2019-06-11

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details about the route the relay will take....
08:52 2019-06-01

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
23:39 2019-06-01

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japanese government has promised that all hotel rooms that are converted to make them accessible for wheelchair visitors to the 2020 Paralympics will now r...
16:52 2019-06-10

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, the latest newly-built permanent venue to open on schedule....
09:13 2019-07-06

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites cram into overcrowded trains across the world’s largest city. Most must stand, often squeezed uncomfortably together. So, earlier this month, one ente...
15:00 2019-06-14

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, even on a dark, wet afternoon in early June. The X-shaped building dominates the skyline of the unfashi...
23:13 2019-06-12

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scramble crossing every day, few realise that beneath their feet is something else flowing, unseen and ...
15:26 2019-06-13

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of Elder Scrolls VI or the highly anticipated sci-fi adventure Starfield were left disappointed at Bethesda’s E3 conference in Los Angeles on Sunday. Bu...
13:13 2019-06-10

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami and the title's creative director, Ikumi Nakamura, debuted the new......
11:13 2019-06-10

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience       ...
09:13 2019-07-21

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
14:26 2019-06-20

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear and chases people around during escape drills at a Japanese zoo....
00:39 2019-06-29

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled on Friday plans for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November after journalists had been notified about a briefing just two hours earlier....
13:39 2019-06-28

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
11:13 2019-07-18

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
18:52 2019-07-16

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestion during next year’s Olympics. With more than 8 mi...
08:52 2019-07-16

Nikkei rises after European shares support mood; Tokyo Electron surges Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as gains in European markets improved sentiment, while shares of Tokyo Electron surged after it announced a share buyback....
06:13 2019-05-28

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
11:00 2019-07-15

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A damning accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
19:26 2019-07-10

Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo TOKYO (AP) — Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo. The post Kyodo: Officials say 11 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in Kawasaki near Tokyo appeared first on LEX18.com....
03:00 2019-05-28

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
10:26 2019-05-28

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
17:00 2019-07-08

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
00:01 2019-07-19

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
12:52 2019-06-13

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
01:52 2019-07-19

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attributed this to......
02:13 2019-07-19

Fiery pundit Nancy Grace is back to fight ‘Injustice’ on Oxygen Nancy Grace is back on cable TV covering crime with her trademark doggedness and in-your-face panache. “Injustice With Nancy Grace,” airing Saturdays at 6 p.m. on Oxygen, marks the onetime Atlanta prosecutor’s return to the small screen three years after leaving HLN and starting a Web site and Siriu...
02:13 2019-07-19

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate....
02:13 2019-07-19

McIlroy's shocking start all too predictable Another poor start by Rory McIlroy at a major championship on Thursday hardly shocked some former players who used the words "choke" and "inexcusable" to describe the Northern Irishman's performance in the British Open first round on Thursday....
02:39 2019-07-19

Can F1 team mates be real mates? Why not, say McLaren drivers Can team mates be good mates in Formula One? McLaren rookie Lando Norris and Spaniard Carlos Sainz see no reason why not -- even if others have their doubts about how long that will last once the stakes are raised....
02:39 2019-07-19

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian's withdrawal on Thursday....
02:39 2019-07-19

Dressbarn announces 53 stores will close in August and nine in July. Is yours on the list? Dressbarn is on target to close its 650 stores by the end of the year, the retailer announced Thursday. Fifty-three stores will close in August.       ...
02:39 2019-07-19

NASA just released gorgeous new panoramas from the Apollo missions The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is just days away, and with it comes a whole bunch of retrospective content from the space agency. NASA has pulled out all the stops to ramp up hype for the big day (July 20th, if you’re wondering), but one of the coolest treats thus ...
02:52 2019-07-19

NASA quietly pushes back its SLS launch estimates to 2021 NASA really, really wants to send astronauts to the Moon and eventually other planets, but it currently doesn’t have a rocket capable of such feats. The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA’s solution, but the development of the rocket has taken far longer — and cost far more — ...
02:52 2019-07-19

Southern Albertans enjoy campfires ahead of hotter weather Many campers in southern Alberta are taking advantage of the outdoors while there is no fire ban in place, but a hot forecast next week could change things....
03:13 2019-07-19

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
03:26 2019-07-19

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
03:26 2019-07-19

Read This: Streaming might have inadvertently killed the randomly aired film for cable You’ll find no shortage of season Hollywood types equipped with their torches and pitchforks, all too prepared to blame Netflix for the woes of the film industry. It’s unfair, really: Streaming has provided a viable platform for films that would likely have a harder time getting greenlit by major st...
03:26 2019-07-19

Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations Asian stocks gained and the dollar sagged on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official all but cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
03:52 2019-07-19

Oil falls about 2.5% as U.S. Gulf production returns Oil fell about 2.5% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gulf of Mexico following last week's hurricane in the region....
03:52 2019-07-19

How the heck did Disney make 'The Lion King' feel so real? Your burning questions, answered "The Lion King" is so visually stunning that you're going to ask, 'How did they make it so real?" We answer this and other burning questions.        ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Judi Dench turns 'Cats' catastrophe into triumph playing Old Deuteronomy in movie version Judi Dench will star in the upcoming "Cats" movie 38 years after she had to pull out of the original London production of the famed musical.        ...
03:52 2019-07-19

US-China officials discuss trade, Mnuchin suggests possible in-person talks "Right now we're having principal-level calls and to the extent that it makes sense for us to set up in-person meetings, I would anticipate that we would be doing that," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters....
04:00 2019-07-19

Queens mom gets 4 to 12 years for death of 1-year-old daughter The Queens mom who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her 1-year-old daughter was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison on Thursday. Tina Torabi, 30, was arrested Oct. 3 after cops found daughter Elaina unresponsive with bruises to her head, law enforcement sources told The Post at the ti...
04:13 2019-07-19

Tried to Bring "A Bit of the Monkey": His Dark Materials' Ruth Wilson His Dark Materials held a much-anticipated panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on Thursday, with cast members Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda appearing on stage alongside......
04:26 2019-07-19

'Titans' crew member dies after 'accident' at special effects facility during 'preparation' for shoot A special effects coordinator from DC Universe's show "Titans" has died following an accident at a special effects facility, Warner Bros. announced on Thursday. ...
04:26 2019-07-19

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
05:13 2019-07-19

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill on BMX bikes, some rip with no hands, and many tu...
06:13 2019-07-19

Josef Martínez Dribbled Two Houston Dynamo Players Into An Early Grave Josef Martínez is Atlanta United’s do-everything striker, was the best player in MLS last year, and has been the hottest player in the league over the last two months. The 26-year-old Venezuelan has scored 11 goals in his last seven games, including two against the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night ...
06:13 2019-07-19

Inside the Mets’ plan to to save Jeurys Familia SAN FRANCISCO — Simply, it can be called “Project Familia.” The Mets began this second half last week with slim NL wild-card possibilities, which had improved modestly with a four-game winning streak entering Thursday night against the Giants. But any talk of a revival hinges largely on getting the ...
06:26 2019-07-19

Another German, Urshela Yankees-led win begs big question This has more to do with Domingo German and Gio Urshela than the injured Luis Severino and Miguel Andujar. Would the Yankees have a comfortable lead in the AL East if Severino was in the rotation and Andujar at third base instead of German starting every fifth day and Urshela providing outstanding d...
06:26 2019-07-19

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
06:39 2019-07-19

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were held at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church and he was buried at Holy Hope Cemetery. Kalil was president of Kalil Bottling company and a booster for Ar...
06:39 2019-07-19

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said....
06:52 2019-07-19

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be reinstated if the government meets certain conditions....
07:13 2019-07-19

Ex-BC women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese ‘fighting for her life’ Former Boston College women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese is “fighting for her life” after suffering a traumatic brain injury during an accidental fall this week, according to friends and family. “I am asking all family, friends and acquaintances to please pray for her,” w...
07:26 2019-07-19

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on the Comic-Con audience to tout their upcoming proj...
07:26 2019-07-19

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tapping a well-known figure in labor policy after the resignation of Alex Acosta....
07:39 2019-07-19

Without these women, man would not have walked on the moon Numerous unsung women, from computer engineers and mathematicians to secretaries and seamstresses, helped put a man on the moon. Here are the stories of some of those womenAll 12 people who walked on the moon were men. But among the 400,000 people who made it possible, there were numerous unsung wom...
07:39 2019-07-19

Fujifilm's new XF 16-80mm f/4 R comes with a whopping six stops of stabilization While images of the lens leaked online a day before the official launch, Fujifilm has taken the wraps off the new XF 16-80mm f/4 R OIS WR lens, and it seems this optic could be one of the best Fujinon lenses yet.Weighing in at just 440g, the lens is 40% lighter than a similar lens for a full-frame c...
07:52 2019-07-19

Indian Cooking Tips: Make Delicious Chilla With Your Leftover Rotis (Recipe Video) Leftover bread recipes: Cooking with leftover items is not only exciting and fun but is quite sustainable too. Here's how you can turn your leftover rotis to yummy chillas....
08:00 2019-07-19

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations Asian stocks rose on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dollar....
08:00 2019-07-19

Oil jumps after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone Oil prices rose nearly 2% on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
08:00 2019-07-19

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South Korean forced labor during World War Two....
08:00 2019-07-19

Netflix Subscriber Drop Hints at Streaming-Service Fatigue A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix - including the first quarterly drop in its US subscribers since 2011 - is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for......
08:00 2019-07-19

The ‘best part’ of David Cone’s perfect game commemoration Now that the 20th anniversary of David Cone’s perfect game against the Expos on July 18, 1999, has passed, there wasn’t much left for the retired right-hander to reveal about his accomplishment — even as the Yankees honored him Thursday with David Cone Bobblehead Night. At an over-the-top charity pa...
08:26 2019-07-19

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
08:26 2019-07-19

Cycling: UCI chief Lappartient to continue push for women's Tour de France The International Cycling Union (UCI) is hopeful it can convince Tour de France organizers to hold a women's equivalent that will boost the sport, its president David Lappartient has said....
08:39 2019-07-19

Jerry Seinfeld lands 'dream guest' for new season of 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' Jerry Seinfeld called longtime dream guest Eddie Murphy “a nut you want to crack” at an event for the season 11 premiere his show “‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” Wednesday....
08:39 2019-07-19

Home Turf: Faux Grass Delivers the Green Without the Fuss Homeowners are shelling out thousands of dollars for artificial landscaping, but fake plants and synthetic turf can save big on water and upkeep in the long run...
08:52 2019-07-19

NYC’s coolest museums are open late for cocktails, music and more Why not enjoy your next night out with a side of art? Museums are getting down after hours this summer with live music, dance, movies and themed cocktails. Here’s where the fun is. Coop-tails Every Thursday this summer at 5 p.m., the Cooper Hewitt closes its doors — then opens its terrace and garden...
08:52 2019-07-19

From houndstooth trousers to Mr Motivator’s leotards, pattern is always a delight | Hannah Jane Parkinson I would find it difficult to muddle through life without beautiful, artistic patternsThere’s a Mary Quant exhibition on at the V&A at the moment, which, if you’re able to, I would urge you to visit. If not, and you are more talented with a sewing machine than I am, the website has downloadable sewin...
08:52 2019-07-19

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
09:00 2019-07-19

Aid To Pak To Stay "Suspended", Says US Report Ahead Of Imran Khan Visit Ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to the United States, a Congressional report has said that the security assistance to Pakistan would remain suspended pending "decisive and......
09:00 2019-07-19

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
09:00 2019-07-19

IEA does not expect 'huge increase' in crude prices: executive director The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn't expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude markets, its executive director said on Friday....
09:00 2019-07-19

You Can Submit These Documents With Form 49A To Get A PAN Card PAN card form 49A: Besides a complete form 49A and two photographs, the applicant is required to also submit documents such as proof of identity, proof of address and proof of date of birth (DoB). For......
09:00 2019-07-19

Abe's on track to win at the polls, but he needs to spend more to fix Japan's economy: Analyst Japan will go to the polls this weekend, and analysts are expecting the ruling coalition to win again — an outcome that would maintain political stability in the country despite a slowing economy....
09:01 2019-07-19

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
09:26 2019-07-19

Iran Denies the U.S. Destroyed a Drone in the Strait of Hormuz (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is denying a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the strategic Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi tweeted on Friday: “We have not lost any drone in the Strait of Hormuz nor anywhere else.” Foreign Minis...
09:26 2019-07-19

Protests in Puerto Rico show no sign of stopping as thousands take to the streets demanding governor resign over leaked text messages AP Photo/Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo Thousands of protesters have jammed streets in San Juan since Saturday, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello to step down after the leak of a raft of controversial and vulgar text messages between him and his closest allies. The massive and at times violent prote...
09:26 2019-07-19

This shop sells over 20 flavors of rice pudding Rice to Riches in NYC sells 21 flavors of rice pudding. We tried the three most popular flavors: chocolate chip, chocolate hazelnut, and raspberry. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:Dalgona is a popular Korean street snackThis ice cream shop makes Fruity Pebbles popsiclesA restaura...
09:26 2019-07-19

Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone that flew dangerously close Reuters/Louis Nastro President Donald Trump announced that the US shot down and "destroyed" an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. The Pentagon confirmed the news to INSIDER. The Pentagon did not immediately say how the drone was destroyed, but CNN reported that the ship had used e...
09:26 2019-07-19

|PrinceHarry,DenzelWashingtonandOrlandoBloom-9placesinCapeTownyou'relikelytorunintocelebrities South Africa has established itself as a prime destination for international film productions, making Cape Town a prime location for celebrity spotting....
09:26 2019-07-19

Jennifer Hudson and Ex David Otunga Reach Custody Agreement After Contentious Court Battle Jennifer Hudson's long custody battle is finally coming to an end. She and ex David Otunga reached an agreement on Tuesday, nearly two years after they began negotiations. However,......
09:39 2019-07-19

Graydon Carter’s Air Mail newsletter set to take flight Graydon Carter, the former Vanity Fair editor in chief, will let fly his new weekly newsletter creation Air Mail on the morning of July 19. Carter has backing from private equity giant TPG, which he said “is the majority owner” as well as some “family and friends.” He’s looking to get subscribers to...
09:52 2019-07-19

Dell's Black Friday in July Mega Deals end today with huge £420 price cut for the XPS 13 Dell's Black Friday in July event runs all month, but today is the last day of its "Mega Deals" promotion – but it's ending in style by knocking an incredible £420 off the Dell XPS 13 (2019), which in our view is the best laptop money can buy right now.That drops the price of D...
09:52 2019-07-19

Healthy Food Making You Feel Uncomfortable? Blame It On Food Adulteration  With an increasing demand for organic and healthy food, most of the food that we consume today has its own side-effects, caused mainly due to adulteration. Here is a list of the most commonly......
10:39 2019-07-19

'Top Gun 2': Everything we know about 'Maverick' after Tom Cruise drops first trailer Now that the first, epic trailer has dropped for Tom Cruise's "Top Gun: Maverick," let's break down what we know.        ...
10:39 2019-07-19

Here’s what we’ve left behind on the Moon More than 413,000 pounds: That’s the estimated total weight of all man-made items left on the moon since Apollo 11 astronauts became the first to land there in 1969. This “lunar litter,” as documentary filmmaker Arlen Parsa called it in his 2012 short film, is itemized in a 22-page document from NAS...
11:13 2019-07-19

Creating software for multiple OSes: 13 things new developers need to remember Developing across platforms is no bed of roses, especially when you’re first starting out as a developer. Individual operating systems tend to have their own quirks when coding for them, and testing how everything works once your software is built can be a real challenge. In order to highlight...
11:13 2019-07-19

Mumbai Police Joins Mission Mangal Meme Madness With Post On Road Safety The trailer of Mission Mangal, released on Thursday, has already inspired hundreds of memes. Now, Mumbai Police, famous for its topical posts, has joined the meme madness....
11:26 2019-07-19

Kyoto arson attack building had no sprinklers or indoor hydrants: official The Kyoto Animation company building where 33 people were killed in an arson attack did not have any sprinklers or indoor hydrants installed since they were not legally required by the fire code, a Kyoto Fire Department official said on Friday....
11:26 2019-07-19

Dem socialist Julia Salazar allegedly dipped into trust fund during state senate campaign: report Julia Salazar — the Brooklyn state senator who has been called out for falsely painting herself as a working-class immigrant — was living off a trust fund while mounting her socialist-themed campaign, new campaign finance disclosures reveal....
11:39 2019-07-19

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
11:39 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replace Alex Acosta as secretary of labor....
11:39 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, to be secretary of labor....
11:39 2019-07-19

Fed signals buoy European shares, InBev jumps A strong oil sector and firming expectations of more monetary easing from the world's big central banks drove European shares half a percent higher on Friday, ending a volatile week marked by a series of luke-warm corporate earnings....
11:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
11:52 2019-07-19

Miner Acacia agrees to increased buyout offer from Barrick The world's second biggest gold miner Barrick Gold Corp has agreed a deal to buy Tanzania-focussed Acacia Mining that values the firm at 951 million pounds, Acacia said on Friday....
11:52 2019-07-19

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:52 2019-07-19

This Could Be the First Nokia Feature Phone Running Android Nokia feature phones could make a comeback in a big way if this latest leak turns out to be true. A photo of a Nokia-like device running Android has been leaked online....
12:13 2019-07-19

Vivo S Series India Launch Soon, Vivo S1 Expected Vivo S1 was originally launched in China back in March, and its global variant debuted in Indonesia just earlier this month with a price tag of IDR 35,99,000 (roughly Rs. 17,800)....
12:13 2019-07-19

Watching Porn in Incognito Mode? Google, Facebook Can Still Track You Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even when you switch on the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartphone....
12:13 2019-07-19

My life in sex: ‘I can get an erection, no problem, but I’m simply not interested’ The man on antidepressantsI was diagnosed with a mood disorder aged 24, and have been taking antidepressants on and off ever since. I’m grateful that my medication keeps the emotional thunderstorms at bay, but what I’m not thankful for are the side-effects, which include sexual dysfunction.Friends t...
12:26 2019-07-19

Top Court Asks Attorney General's Assistance Over Plea To Define Minority The Supreme Court today sought assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal in dealing with a plea seeking that minority communities be defined on the basis of state-wise population data instead of......
13:13 2019-07-19

Rapper YG's home raided by authorities in connection with police shooting Authorities searched the Los Angeles home of rapper YG in connection with a police shooting in Compton that killed a bystander earlier this month.        ...
13:26 2019-07-19

Tehran Denies Trump's Claim That US Naval Vessel Destroyed Iranian Drone Tehran on Friday denied that the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have accidentally hit their own machine....
13:39 2019-07-19

Blackrock CEO Larry Fink sees US stocks moving higher even from near-record levels The co-founder of the world's largest money manager advises investors to stay invested in stocks, saying that taking risk off the table is a mistake....
13:39 2019-07-19

"40-50 Crore Bribe To Lure Lawmakers," HD Kumaraswamy Blasts BJP As the Karnataka political crisis deepens, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has today launched stinging allegations against the BJP of bribing Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) lawmakers to "bring down......
13:52 2019-07-19

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp labels Man City as 'big favourites' to retain Premier League title Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admits he was impressed by the "greed and determination" that Manchester City showed to win the Premier League - and believes they will be favourites to retain their crown....
13:52 2019-07-19

Trump row: Javid condemns 'barely-masked racism of nationalism' Home Secretary Sajid Javid has expressed concern about "naked populism" in the US under the presidency of Donald Trump, as he condemned "the barely-masked racism of nationalism"....
13:52 2019-07-19

Chernobyl FX star DNEG plots blockbuster float A multi-Oscar-winning British visual effects house which has worked on films including First Man and Venom is preparing a blockbuster of its own: a London float that will value it at hundreds of millions of pounds....
14:00 2019-07-19

Indian utilities' coal imports in H119 rise over 53% from year ago Coal imports by Indian coal utilities during the first half of 2019 rose 53.4% from a year earlier to 35.47 million tonnes, data provided by India's Central Electricity Authority (CEA) showed....
14:13 2019-07-19

Fortnite Event Time COUNTDOWN: UK Start times, Season 9 Robot vs Monster live event news FORTNITE Season 10 is almost upon us, but before then Epic Games is rolling out The Final Showdown event. Here is our countdown to the event which will see the Pink Robot take on the Giant Monster....
14:26 2019-07-19

Mark Zuckerberg's 'sleep box' invention launches on Kickstarter, raises more than $100,000 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg built his wife, Priscilla Chan, a device he called a “sleep box." Greg Hovannisyan launched a Kickstarter for it.       ...
14:26 2019-07-19

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
14:26 2019-07-19

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tense relationship between Taipei and Beijing....
14:39 2019-07-19

The Morning After: CG 'Cats' trailer takes a trip to the uncanny valley Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Looking for another creepy feline CGI movie trailer? We got you. We've also put together a guide for the best car-camping gear, if you're priming yourself for some weekend trips in the next few weeks....
14:39 2019-07-19

BBC and ITV streaming service BritBox is finally coming to the UK BritBox, the streaming service from two of Britain's largest broadcasters, will finally launch in the UK by the end of 2019. The service, a partnership between the BBC and ITV, will be priced at £5.99 ($7.50) a month, offering HD video across m......
14:39 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Kansas City Southern profit beats on cost controls Kansas City Southern reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as cost controls helped the U.S. railroad to make up for flat carload volume amid concerns of slowing economic growth....
14:52 2019-07-19

How to wear: a bodysuit | Jess Cartner-Morley Welcome back to all-in-one simplicityDepending on your vintage, you may or may not know what a body is. Or rather what a body was, back in the late 80s, when Donna Karan came up with a new concept in easy-to-wear, 24-hour, all-black chic, the foundation piece of which was a leotard-like garment with...
15:00 2019-07-19

'Where are you in this': Meghan McCain calls out Ivanka Trump after 'send her back' chant During "The View," Meghan McCain called out to President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor on her stance.        ...
15:13 2019-07-19

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who joins Nicola Davis and author Sue Nelson this week...
15:13 2019-07-19

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden set to face off again in second round of Democratic debates Frontrunners including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are set to appear during the first July 30 debate....
15:13 2019-07-19

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were safe....
15:13 2019-07-19

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Playing Wolfenstein II: The New Co Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Playing Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Is Emotionally Brutal In Trump’s America • Gaming While Married: Unravel Two • How Much Should We Really Be Paying For These Classic Games? • Favorite Anisongs of Spring 2019: Day 1...
15:13 2019-07-19

Remains of more than 20 American service members killed in bloody WWII battle return home More than 20 American service members who were killed in a bloody World War II battle are finally back on U.S. soil – and are one step closer to getting the burials they rightfully deserve....
15:26 2019-07-19

University of Central Florida student told alleged rape victim ' I just really wanted to have sex': police A University of Central Florida student accused of rape reportedly told the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” a police affidavit revealed Friday....
15:26 2019-07-19

96-year-old Roy Englert runs 42-minute 5K to shatter age-group world record Englert, 96, runs 5000m in 42:30.23 to set age-group recordVirginia native already held the records in 800m and 1500mRoy Englert, 96, added yet another world record to his collection at last week’s USATF Masters Outdoor Championships, running the 5000m in 42:30.23 to shatter the existing age-group m...
15:26 2019-07-19

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations on Friday night, the overwhelming sense among many local residents will be one of relief. Senegal and Algeria will contest...
15:26 2019-07-19

You Know You Still Love It: How Gossip Girl Defied Expectations to Define a Generation Spotted: The internet having a collective meltdown over the news that Gossip Girl is coming back, ready to follow a new group of elite rich kids on the UES. E! News has confirmed HBO Max,......
15:26 2019-07-19

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
15:52 2019-07-19

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
15:52 2019-07-19

| Vos wins women's La Course ahead of Tour de France stage Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won La Course race around Pau on Friday after a steep climb towards the finish line took Australia's Amanda Spratt out of the reckoning....
16:00 2019-07-19

Dennis offers no explanation for mystery Tour withdrawal "Rohan Dennis said he \"reluctantly\" withdrew from the Tour de France on Thursday but provided little indication as to why he left the race and went off the radar for over an hour."...
16:00 2019-07-19

Let's Configure Your 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray As we may soon be saying about the 2020 Corvette Stingray itself: damn, that was fast. Though the car just debuted last night, the configurator is already online so you can spec it out to the fullest extent of your desires. Let’s go!...
16:00 2019-07-19

The 2020 Chevrolet C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Has 495 HP And Better Tech Than Ever Rumored since approximately the Taft Administration, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, the mystical mid-engine Corvette, has finally transcended myth and arrived in reality. It’s finally here (well, after a leak from earlier tonight). Time to run down everything we know....
16:00 2019-07-19

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Saharan Africa....
16:00 2019-07-19

Glum Pep Guardiola Says Manchester City's China Visit Mere "Survival" Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola, speaking to reporters in Shanghai, looked far from happy when asked about preparations ahead of another gruelling season....
16:26 2019-07-19

The best personal EVs for any commute My commute isn't too bad. I have to walk a mile or so to the metro, ride it for about 25 minutes, and then it's a short walk from the station to the office. Driving would be exponentially more annoying (traffic) and costly (there's a $5 bridge fa......
16:39 2019-07-19

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
16:52 2019-07-19

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
16:52 2019-07-19

Train how to earn $100K a year as an ethical hacker with this $15 course With average salaries ranging into six figures in many areas, a certified professional who knows how to find computer system vulnerabilities and protect them is all but guaranteed a healthy living these days. Join the ranks of the cyber defenders with the training in The Complete Ethical Hacking Cer...
17:00 2019-07-19

Google and Facebook are tracking your porn preferences – even in incognito mode It turns out Google and Facebook are tracking your porn consumption habits big time, and even incognito mode can’t save you from their omnipotent gaze – or so say researchers from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of Pennsylvania. Indeed, 93 percent of adult content websites leak...
17:00 2019-07-19

After endless conflicts, an entrepreneurial ecosystem blooms in Iraq You’ll have to cut Iraq some slack for being late to the tech startup party. Since at least the early 2000s, the country was the embodiment of civil war, violence, and protracted armed conflicts. But it all changed this April, when Iraq hosted its first ever nationwide hackathon. The aim was to brin...
17:00 2019-07-19

Dear White People promises the "same title, new spin" in third season trailer Dear White People’s stellar second season wrapped up more than two years ago, so we’re delighted that the Netflix comedy about the realities of living as a person of color on a predominantly white Ivy League school is only a few weeks from returning. Today, a trailer for the third season was release...
17:00 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise Back In Top Gun Sequel With Kawasaki Ninja H2 The trailer of the new Top Gun film shows Tom Cruise's character Maverick pulling off the covers off the Kawasaki GPZ900R used in the 1986 film, but also shows the Kawasaki Ninja H2 in the new film....
17:01 2019-07-19

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
17:01 2019-07-19

Aaron Boone Explains What It Means To Be A Fucking Savage In That Fucking Box Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s post-ejection rant was an all-timer. Upset over generous called strikes for the Rays on both Aaron Judge and Brett Gardner—two men of disparate sizes and thus strike zones—Boone jumped in front of an ejection aimed for Gardner, who was busy jackhammering the bat rack an...
17:01 2019-07-19

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind her and three other first-term congresswomen attacked by President Trump....
17:13 2019-07-19

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blasting the coverage and accusing the media of forging a “sick partnership” with the freshman congresswoman and her allies. ...
17:13 2019-07-19

Mystery at Tour de France as Rohan Dennis vanishes in middle of race BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France — In 116 years of racing at the Tour de France, riders have done all sorts of bizarre things, from jumping on trains to fighting with fans at mountain stops. Rarely have they just vanished in the middle of a stage like Rohan Dennis did on Thursday during the first Pyrenea...
17:13 2019-07-19

Golf Links Sports Complex renamed in honor of fallen soldier TUCSON – City leaders and the community will gather Friday morning to pay tribute to a fallen soldier by renaming Golf Links Sports Complex in his honor. The naming of Todd M. Harris Sports Complex will be at 8 a.m. at 2400 S. Craycroft Rd. Army Sgt. First Class Todd M. Harris was a graduate of Sahu...
17:13 2019-07-19

My New Wife I have some very important news. I have a wife. It is Captain Kathryn Janeway, Pirate Queen of the Quadrant. She is not the Janeway you know, a tiny scientist cast-off to a faraway galaxy and slowly driven insane by the task set before her: Trying to unite her crew and make her way home. She’s the J...
17:13 2019-07-19

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

Unrest over autonomy bid kills four in Ethiopia's Hawassa city Four protesters died of gunshot wounds suffered in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group based in the southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, after securing a concession on how he is questioned at a corruption inquiry....
17:13 2019-07-19

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in The Hague....
17:39 2019-07-19

Will democracy take hold in Pakistan's restive tribal areas? The first-ever democratic election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan. Will democracy help stabilize an area long considered to be a base for Islamist extremists?...
17:39 2019-07-19

German churches lose 430,000 Catholic and Protestant members in 2018 The Catholic and Protestant churches both lost over 200,000 members last year. The losses have hit the churches hard, as members of both churches pay up to 9% of their taxable income as church taxes....
17:39 2019-07-19

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a healthy life when she steps down in two years.“I un...
17:52 2019-07-19

After a crazy summer, who rules the NBA? Following a frenetic fortnight of free agency, a new world order is taking shape in the NBA. Here’s a look at the eight top contenders heading into next seasonThe dust has finally settled on one of the most frenetic free-agency periods in NBA history, a fortnight of splashy transactions that looks t...
17:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Health Canada to keep importing Kaleo's epinephrine shot amid shortages The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it will keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months....
17:52 2019-07-19

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa keeps a lid on Latam shares; Currencies slide Latin American shares were subdued on Friday as losses in Brazil's Bovespa eclipsed gains made by other indices, while currencies in the region were mostly lower against a firm dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks was flat but on track to snap a three-week losing streak. Emerging ma...
17:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. Steel's Slovak plant to cut workforce by around a fifth United States Steel Corp's factory in Slovakia will lay off 2,500 people, or around a fifth of its workforce, by the end of 2021 as it tries to compete with a glut of cheap steel imports from non-EU countries, it said on Friday....
17:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-Kansas City Southern profit beats on cost controls Kansas City Southern reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as cost controls helped the U.S. railroad to make up for flat carload volume amid concerns of slowing economic growth....
17:52 2019-07-19

Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft lift stocks; dollar bounces A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors expect an aggressively dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have been better than anticipated....
17:52 2019-07-19

Jet Airways' lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier Lenders to Jet Airways agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolution experts look to find a potential buyer....
17:52 2019-07-19

Thousands without power after explosion, fire in downtown Madison Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Mississippi state House candidate kills wife, self after being served divorce papers, police say The Marshall County sheriff said that Carl Robinson shot his wife LaToya Thompson at the clinic where she worked before fatally shooting himself.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Raiding Area 51? You'll find a sci-fi brothel, a gift shop and a bunch of desert A sci-fi brothel, an extraterrestrial souvenir shop and a fireworks dealer: This is the epicenter of the Area 51 raid to 'see them aliens.'        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Oil Heads for Worst Week Since May Oil prices edged higher Friday but remained on track for their worst week since May, the latest turn lower for crude in 2019 as fears of excess supply buffet prices....
18:00 2019-07-19

The Luxury Car Industry's New-Old Bosses The German luxury car industry has stalled. Getting the engine running again may require fresher thinking than the insiders appointed to run both BMW and Daimler can supply....
18:00 2019-07-19

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, after decades in which the resistance against the Nazis has gradually come to be viewed as a cornerstone of the country’s modern history...
18:13 2019-07-19

Kid Can’t Catch A Break: This 8-Year-Old Who Tragically Died Young Has Reincarnated As His Grandma’s Toilet Three days ago, 8-year-old Caleb Jacobson was tragically killed after being struck by an SUV while running into the road to retrieve an errant basketball. Though it’s hard to think of anything more heartbreaking than a child with his whole life ahead of him dying before he could realize his potentia...
18:13 2019-07-19

BMW, Toyota, Everyone Is Deepening Ties with China There’s a mid-engine Corvette out in the world now, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the auto industry has stopped working. There’s a lot of development in China and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, July 19, 2019....
18:26 2019-07-19

Lockheed Martin awarded $112.4M for work on F-35 Lockheed Martin was awarded two contracts worth about $112.4 million for work on the F-35 stealth fighters jets ahead of Pentagon orders to phase out Turkey subcontractors for the program by next March....
18:39 2019-07-19

|Absa:WedidnotrefusetocomplywithMkhwebaneonRamaphosaprobe Absa has rejected Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's assertion that she had subpoenaed the bank to provide bank account information relating to Mkhwebane's investigation into President Cyril Ramaphosa....
18:39 2019-07-19

Madison Bumgarner doesn’t ‘give a s–t’ about trade rumors No one knows for sure if Thursday night was Madison Bumgarner’s last time pitching as a San Francisco Giant. But it was clear he never wanted it to end, as he pleaded with Giants manager Bruce Bochy to send him back out for the tenth inning against the Mets. “I didn’t try to make it......
18:52 2019-07-19

Tigress takes ‘day-long nap’ while seeking refuge from floods in man’s home A man in the flood-ravaged Assam state of India was stunned to find an intruder napping in his home. The purr-patrator? A weary tigress taking shelter from the storm. The big cat is believe to have wandered from the Kaziranga National Park, where 92 animals have already died from the monsoon. The Wi...
19:13 2019-07-19

The DeanBeat: Would politics make video games better? As I watched my Facebook feed explode about President Donald Trump’s racist comments this week, I couldn’t help but notice that game developers are political creatures, just like everybody else. But if you looked at their games for political messages, you would think that they’re a...
19:13 2019-07-19

Look up! China’s Tiangong-2 space lab is about to fall back to Earth Today is an important day for China’s space agency. No, the country isn’t launching anything new into space, and in fact, it’s sort of the opposite. The Tiangong-2 space station is coming back down to Earth, and it’s going to do so in pieces. The China Manned Space Engineerin...
19:26 2019-07-19

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations are worried....
19:26 2019-07-19

How Much Do Planes Actually Get Cleaned in Between Flights? It’s usually best, in any situation where you end up with your finger touching your eye or grazing your lips, to not think of where it’s been. That goes double when taking any form of public transit, where your hands touch the places all the other hands of people who are just as gross as you have to...
19:39 2019-07-19

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part-helicopter, come and go while the others...
19:39 2019-07-19

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “best sex ever,” prosecutors say....
19:39 2019-07-19

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course......
19:39 2019-07-19

Cheap SIM only deal bargain: 2GB data for £5/pm for the first 3 months We all love a good bargain, and a new SIM only deal from a lesser-known name in the world of SIMO is offering just that. Dropping the cheapest Sim only deal on the market, this special offer from Smarty is a must grab for any bargain hunter out there.Discounting the price of its small SIM only plan,...
19:39 2019-07-19

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 release date, price, news and leaks Samsung is back at its peak in the smartwatch game as the company is making some of the best smart wristwear that money can buy with its best-in-class Samsung Galaxy Watch, and 2019's impressive Samsung Galaxy Watch Active.Now, here's the weird thing - Samsung has often released a new smar...
19:39 2019-07-19

Microsoft is encouraging you to save cash on Game Pass Ultimate with 'lifehack' Remember when we told you that you about how to get your hands on the best Xbox Game Pass Ultimate deal? For those not already in the know, players essentially worked out that by extending their existing Xbox Live Gold subscription, and then taking advantage of the £1/$1 introductory offer...
19:39 2019-07-19

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
19:52 2019-07-19

Trump blasts media’s coverage of ‘Send her back’ firestorm President Trump took aim at the “Fake News Media” and “the Squad” in a Friday morning tweetstorm about the “Send her back” controversy. “It is amazing how the Fake News Media became ‘crazed’ over the chant ‘send her back’ by a packed Arena (a record) crowd in the Great State of North Carolina, but i...
19:52 2019-07-19

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
19:52 2019-07-19

Priyanka Gandhi Sits In The Dark As Power Cut Hits Mirzapur Guest House The government guest house in Mirzapur where Congress' eastern Uttar Pradesh General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been taken to by government officials has been hit by a power outage....
20:00 2019-07-19

Moderate Democratic Governors Are Worried About All the Wrong Things It is a day that ends in ‘y’, so we have another article about how Democrats are flubbing 2020 by not doing exactly what Hillary Clinton did in 2016, which, as we all know, worked....
20:00 2019-07-19

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio.        ...
20:13 2019-07-19

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters....
20:13 2019-07-19

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
20:26 2019-07-19

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Dan Le Batard delivers impassioned rebuke of racist 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard ripped the racist "Send her back" chant from a Trump rally, which targeted Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
20:39 2019-07-19

Lee Westwood’s girlfriend and caddie Helen Storey proves a major boost • The 46-year-old finishes day with impressive 67• Open is 10th anniversary of close shave at TurnberryEpisodes of on-course levity appear key to Lee Westwood’s continued competitiveness. Old school caddies probably looked on with scepticism when Westwood opted to place his girlfriend, Helen Storey,...
20:39 2019-07-19

Week ahead: Both Q2 earnings and GDP expected to show sluggish growth, as investors await rate cut More than a quarter of the S&P 500 companies report earnings in the week ahead, and that could buffet the market as investors await the Fed's meeting at the end of the month....
20:39 2019-07-19

Fifth U.S. city will process applications from migrants returned to Mexico The U.S. government on Friday named Brownsville, Texas, as a fifth city for processing applications from asylum seekers and other migrants returned to Mexico pending a decision, the latest initiative in President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy....
20:39 2019-07-19

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
20:39 2019-07-19

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
20:39 2019-07-19

The Great Failure of Facebook’s AI Content Moderation System When 21-year-old Brandon Andrew Clark posted a series of graphic images on Sunday of the slain corpse of 17-year-old Bianca Devins to Instagram and Discord, users immediately began spreading the gory pictures online, often alongside brutal, misogynist commentary. Some said the victim, an ‘e-girl’ wh...
20:39 2019-07-19

Why Boeing was up in the pre-market on news it will take $5B charge Boeing was up in the pre-market despite its plan to take a $4.9 billion charge to compensate their customers affected by the 737 Max. CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" discusses what this means for the stock....
20:52 2019-07-19

What made Artemi Panarin speak out against Vladimir Putin Artemi Panarin got the team he wanted, then got his money, and now he’s making his voice heard back in his native Russia by ripping into authoritative president Vladimir Putin. The Rangers’ new winger, who signed a seven-year, $81.5 million deal at the opening of free agency a few weeks ago, c...
21:00 2019-07-19

Jets have an important Leonard Williams call to make As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
21:00 2019-07-19

Why the Corvette C8 Became Mid-Engine and Got a Major Suspension Change We caught up with Josh Holder, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8’s Program Engineering Manager, at the car’s launch party last night to ask the questions a lot of you have had: why did Chevy move the engine behind the driver, and what made engineers finally swap the car’s signature rear leaf springs fo...
21:26 2019-07-19

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to remain in Swedish custody, Trump plans to intervene Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky's detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation into a street fight in Stockholm as U.S. President Donald Trump said he planned to intervene in the case....
21:26 2019-07-19

Iran says it seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guards announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
21:39 2019-07-19

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski on friendship and Celebrity Family Feud Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are one of NBC’s most endearing broadcasting duos, but earlier this month they made the trek over to ABC to play a round of Celebrity Family Feud. At the taping, we spoke with Teams Weir and Lipinski about competing against each other....
21:39 2019-07-19

We're not well after watching "Sick Song," the latest from the "Johny Johny Yes Papa" monsters The Billion Surprise Toys (BST) video of “Johny Johny Yes Papa” is a uniquely horrifying creation. Though it seems to have been wiped from the internet except in small, memed-up instances and BST-approved variations, it lingers on in cultural memory like a half-remembered nightmare. Set to the melod...
21:39 2019-07-19

Tulsi Gabbard has raised no money for congressional campaign Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has gone all in on the White House. The Hawaii congresswoman has raised money exclusively for her 2020 presidential bid and has neglected her congressional campaign account to reveal a negative contribution balance. The most recent federal campaign documents show that Gabbard had ...
21:52 2019-07-19

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
22:00 2019-07-19

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
22:00 2019-07-19

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
22:00 2019-07-19

This isn’t the same Jordan Spieth making noise at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Jordan Spieth is two good rounds at Royal Portrush away from stopping everyone from asking him, “What’s wrong?’’ Spieth, who hasn’t won since his 2017 British Open triumph at Royal Birkdale, positioned himself to hoist a second Claret Jug after shooting 67 in Friday’s se...
22:13 2019-07-19

Sharon Stone: I was forgotten like Princess Diana after I had a stroke Actor says it took seven years to recover from illness that first struck in 2001, during which time the actor says she was treated with ‘brutal unkindness’ by HollywoodSharon Stone has accused Hollywood of being “brutally unkind” in its treatment of her as she struggled to recover from a stroke in 2...
22:13 2019-07-19

Former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who had a three-year NFL career with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, died of heat stroke.       ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Seized British-flagged tanker in Gulf had turned off its tracker, ignored warnings: IRNA The British-flagged tanker seized by Iran's elite forces on Friday had turned off its tracker and ignored warnings from the Revolutionary Guards, Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted a military source as saying....
22:13 2019-07-19

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday....
22:13 2019-07-19

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own environment, said Brazil’s far-right president Ja...
22:13 2019-07-19

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló, continued to plunge on Friday, as senior figures in his New Progressive party called for his resignation and demonstrators returned t...
22:13 2019-07-19

What tops the list of trendy ‘miracle’ foods Americans are willing to try? From CBD snacks to kombucha and activated charcoal, new research finds three in five Americans have started consuming certain food fads in the hope of a miracle transformation....
22:39 2019-07-19

Watch for these heat stroke symptoms as US braces for heat wave Heat stroke is a life-threatening heat-related illness that can develop when heat exhaustion is untreated. It can lead to muscle damage, kidney, liver and brain damage, and even heart damage....
22:39 2019-07-19

Miley Cyrus invites Britney Spears over to twerk in new Instagram video Cyrus shouted out Spears on her IG Stories, with the 37-year-old star herself an expert in posting dancing clips to Instagram.        ...
22:39 2019-07-19

It sounds like Tyreek Hill is going to cash in huge now Controversial Chiefs star Tyreek Hill went from facing a lengthy NFL suspension to a potentially banking a significant payday. Shortly after the league said it did not have enough evidence to ban the wide receiver over allegations that he abused his 3-year-old son, the Kansas City Star reported ther...
22:39 2019-07-19

T-Mobile sale to Dish ‘imminent,’ thanks to DOJ threat A deal to make satellite TV provider Dish Network the nation’s fourth largest mobile carrier is days away from being finalized — thanks to the Department of Justice, The Post has learned. Under pressure from DOJ antitrust officials, T-Mobile and Sprint are on track to announce a deal to sell a slew ...
23:00 2019-07-19

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
23:00 2019-07-19

Sonic and Tails will guest star on Cartoon Network show OK K.O.! Cartoon Network announced today that Sonic the Hedgehog and his sidekick Tails will be featured in an upcoming episode of the show OK K.O.! on August 4.Read More...
23:13 2019-07-19

Apollo 11: The unofficial gaming universe canon It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and that makes us want to look back at the unofficial canon of the space program gaming universe.Read More...
23:13 2019-07-19

Mexico's IEnova says state utility initiated arbitration over pipeline project Mexican energy infrastructure firm IEnova said on Friday that state-owned utility CFE has initiated international arbitration in relation to the company's Guaymas-El Oro gas pipeline project....
23:26 2019-07-19

A rally and a redirect: why the markets are so focused on the Fed When New York Fed President John Williams talked about the need to "vaccinate the economy" on Thursday, markets listened. And when the New York Fed itself spoke up later to clarify his remarks, investors were again all ears....
23:26 2019-07-19

Apple’s iPhone 12 will pack a processor unlike anything else in the industry Each new iPhone generation brings us a brand new Apple processor that is faster than ever, and much better than what the competition has to offer. The A12 chips that power the iPhone XS and 2018 iPad Pros are so fast that they can outperform most computers in benchmark tests. And that performance in...
23:26 2019-07-19

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users would have to provide each user with an assessment of ...
23:26 2019-07-19

Why Is Wall Street So Sold on the 50-Basis-Point Rate Cut? One of Wall Street’s most eventful debates—whether the Federal Reserve will cut rates at its two-day meeting by a quarter of a percentage point or a half a point—gained new life following comments by John Williams....
23:26 2019-07-19

England vs New Zealand, 2019 Netball World Cup semi-final: FREE live stream, TV information, tickets and odds Less than a week after a truly thrilling Cricket World Cup Final at Lord's, England and New Zealand square off once again in the 2019 Netball World Cup last four on Saturday....
23:39 2019-07-19

Trump says he will call Swedish prime minister about rapper A$AP Rocky President Donald Trump said on Friday he would call Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven about the case of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been detained in Sweden pending an investigation into a street fight in Stockholm....
23:39 2019-07-19

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
23:39 2019-07-19

In a powerful essay, Meghan McCain shared her 'distressingly common' experience of having a miscarriage John Lamparski/Getty Images. In an essay for the New York Times, Meghan McCain said she recently had a miscarriage. She said she learned of her miscarriage during a photoshoot promoting "The View." "I missed a few days of work. It wasn't many, but given the job I have, it was enough to spark gossip...
23:39 2019-07-19

6 tips for keeping your pet safe during a heat wave iStock INSIDER spoke with experts from the ASPCA and learned some helpful tips on how to keep your pets happy, healthy, and safe during your summer holiday. High temperatures can cause animals to experience stress, dehydration, and death. Pet owners should not leave their animals alone near swimmin...
23:39 2019-07-19

Sweden is keeping rapper A$AP Rocky in custody for 6 more days, but Trump says he's going to intervene Reuters Sweden has extended the detention of American rapper A$AP Rocky in order to investigate a street fight in Stockholm. President Donald Trump has already said he would get involved in the case, after "many members of the African-American community" sought his help. Visit Business Insider's ho...
23:39 2019-07-19

The Bowers & Wilkins Formation Duo might actually justify their $4,000 price As a general rule, audiophiles are skeptical of wireless audio. Despite a few popular models like the KEF LSX, audio enthusiasts have met wireless speakers with some apprehension given the technology typically degrades sound quality at least a little, and almost always introduces latency. It runs co...
23:39 2019-07-19

7 Insane Scenes That Wound Up Getting Cut From Avengers: Endgame During a Friday panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame writers Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus offered fans an inside look at what it was like to piece together the two incredibly complicated films. Not only were the writers dealing with dozens of heroes an...
23:52 2019-07-19

Veronica Mars Is the Best TV Revival Since Twin Peaks Stories don’t really end anymore. As long as there’s earning potential in them, they get revived or rebooted or upgraded to multiplatform universes. Yet for every hundred unnecessary sequels and comebacks, we get one that transcends the whole cynical business: Black Panther. Mad Max: Fur...
23:52 2019-07-19

Phillip Cocu hoping to use web of contacts to attract loan stars to Derby • ‘Derby has good relations with a lot of teams,’ says new manager• Loanees helped club reach Championship play-off final in 2019Phillip Cocu has said he will not hesitate to call on his wealth of contacts as Derby County look to utilise the loan market that propelled them to last season’s Champions...
00:00 2019-07-20

Global stocks down as big rate cut hopes fade, dollar rises A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting were dialed back, pushing the dollar higher....
00:00 2019-07-20

37-year-old man confesses to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at Oklahoma McDonald's 37-year-old Joshua Kabatra confessed to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at an Oklahoma McDonald's, according to Midwest City Police.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Top 3 benefits of vitamin C serum Topical vitamin C serums may have a range of benefits, such as protecting the skin against sun damage and evening out the skin tone. Learn about the benefits and how to use vitamin C serum here....
00:26 2019-07-20

What can cause a tingling sensation on the scalp? A tingling sensation on the scalp, called paresthesia, can arise for many reasons, including nerve issues, anxiety, infections, hair loss, and skin irritation. Not all types of paresthesia are unpleasant. Learn more here....
00:26 2019-07-20

Bud Light offers free beer to any alien that makes it out of Area 51 "Whether you’re from this planet or another galaxy, nothing says ‘welcome to our planet’ like a few beers," Bud Light said in a statement to USA TODAY.       ...
00:26 2019-07-20

Glendale mom faces child endangerment charges after leaving 3-month-old in car GLENDALE, Ariz. (KPNX) – A mother is facing child endangerment charges for allegedly leaving her 3-month-old baby in the car while she went grocery shopping.   According to court documents, 27-year-old Jessica Marie Umtuch was arrested for child abuse and endangerment.   Last week, Glendale po...
00:26 2019-07-20

TPD: Midtown stabbing, fire appear to be related TUCSON – A man was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed at a midtown apartment Thursday night. Police say a fire also broke out during the incident. Tucson police and fire departments were dispatched to Oasis Apartments near Dodge Boulevard and Flower Street. Upon arrival,...
00:26 2019-07-20

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts....
00:39 2019-07-20

Reigning time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in midstage Reining time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis has officially dropped out of the 2019 Tour de France after bizarrely stopping 80 km into the 12th stage Thursday — a day before he was expected to win the only individual time-trial....
00:39 2019-07-20

Consoles aren’t selling because the next-gen is coming Sales of current-generation consoles are starting to drop dramatically — most likely because the next generation is on the horizon. While we won’t see new consoles until next year, it appears consumers are already starting to save their money in anticipation. The Switch, however, is the exception to...
00:52 2019-07-20

Mexico recession would hasten annual ratings review, S&P warns Ratings agency Standard & Poor's could accelerate its annual review of Mexico's sovereign bonds and state oil company Pemex if the economy enters a recession and growth estimates fall for 2020, an S&P analyst said on Friday....
00:52 2019-07-20

Meghan McCain Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage: ''I Loved My Baby, and I Always Will'' In an op-ed published by The New York Times on Friday, Meghan McCain revealed she suffered a miscarriage only a "few weeks ago." The View co-host wrote candidly about what's......
00:52 2019-07-20

What your breakfast choices say about you A study, which surveyed the preferences and behaviors of 2,000 Americans, found significant differences between those who opt for something savory to eat first thing versus those eating a sweeter breakfast....
01:00 2019-07-20

Google Pixel 4 XL case render leak shows all the angles we haven’t seen before The Google Pixel 4 leaks are coming faster and faster, and there’s a new one for the larger Google Pixel 4 XL today allegedly showing the upcoming smartphone from the top, bottom and side to side – almost a complete picture of the device.This leak comes courtesy of Twitter user Sudhans...
01:00 2019-07-20

NYC’s sexiest summer drink spots to get blitzed and chill Say this for the infernal heat and humidity: We tend to wear fewer layers, making us feel looser, less inhibited — and more likely to slip into a cool libation. Happily, New York has plenty of places to do that. Whether you’re swept off your feet by sunset views or craving a place to converse......
01:26 2019-07-20

Trump says crowd chanting ‘send her back’ are ‘incredible patriots’ U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday Democratric Rep. Ilhan Omar is "lucky to be where she is, let me tell you, and the things that she has said are a disgrace to our country."...
01:26 2019-07-20

Verizon wants you to pay $650 plus $85 a month for a 5G hotspot Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018. (credit: Verizon) Verizon's 5G mobile service is available in just a handful of cities, but the carrier is charging premium prices to the few people who live in range of the network. Verizon yesterday ann...
01:39 2019-07-20

What Hal Steinbrenner loved most about Aaron Boone’s rant You know who would have loved Aaron Boone’s tirade Thursday? George Steinbrenner. The football coach in Steinbrenner made him love when his managers expressed their passion on the field. Under The Boss, Billy Martin and Lou Piniella, in particular, turned fury toward the umpire into an art form. So ...
01:39 2019-07-20

| Home favourite McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush Local hero Rory McIlroy fell just short in a thrilling bid to make the cut at the Open Championship, despite firing a six-under-par second round of 65....
01:39 2019-07-20

Transit Records Show How 12,000 WWE Fans Got Stranded After WrestleMania The biggest story of WrestleMania 35 might have been just how damn long the show was, a whopping seven and a half hours, including the “kickoff” show. The card ran until just before 12:30 a.m., which impacted everyone watching both live and at home, but it caused a very specific set of problems for ...
01:39 2019-07-20

Yankees' Boone suspended 1 game for umpire rant New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for his rant at home plate umpire Brennan Miller during Thursday's afternoon game against the Tampa Bay Rays....
02:00 2019-07-20

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats."...
02:00 2019-07-20

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
02:00 2019-07-20

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
02:00 2019-07-20

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported....
02:00 2019-07-20

Rapper A$AP Rocky Has Been in a Swedish Jail for Two Weeks. Here’s Why and Here’s Who’s Working to Get Him Out After American rapper A$AP Rocky was detained in Sweden earlier this month on a preliminary charge of assault, high-profile celebrities and politicians rushed to his defense — with President Donald Trump saying on Wednesday that “we are working with the State Department and we hope to ge...
02:00 2019-07-20

This Is the Only Chevrolet C8 Corvette Interior Any of You Should Be Getting Now that the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is real, we can spend the next few days and weeks poring over the specs, engaging in debates and looking at pictures of it. I spent most of last night looking at the pictures and I can confidently return to you and say there is only one interior scheme any of ...
02:13 2019-07-20

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two people familiar with the matter....
02:13 2019-07-20

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
02:13 2019-07-20

Blizzard’s bad-news year continues with another co-founder’s departure Enlarge (credit: Blizzard Entertainment) Frank Pearce, one of Blizzard Entertainment's three original founding staffers, announced his intention to leave the game-making company on Friday, effective immediately. Pearce's announcement came via a Friday blog post at Blizzard's official site, which w...
02:26 2019-07-20

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
02:39 2019-07-20

These luxury swim-up bars make a boozy and bougie summertime splash From lively urban pool parties to cozy cave hideaways, these luxurious swim-up bars offer the perfect refresher for an unforgettable summer.       ...
02:52 2019-07-20

It's The Best Day Ever! Nike Has a SpongeBob SquarePants Sneaker Collab Is this the Krusty Krab? No, this is Patrick... Star sneakers from Nike. To celebrate 20 years of living in a pineapple under the sea, Nike is releasing a SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired collection. Modeled using their existing Kyrie 5 sneakers, we now introduce you to the Kyrie x SpongeBob SquarePan...
03:00 2019-07-20

Trump's public attacks have 'no effect' on Fed policy, Rosengren says Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says....
03:00 2019-07-20

‘Big Little Lies’ star Denis O’Hare breaks down finale courtroom battle Big Little Lies | Sunday, 9 p.m., HBO The Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgård) murder investigation and custody hearing of his twin sons both reach a climax on the “Big Little Lies” season finale. After tough questioning by attorney Ira Farber (Denis O’Hare), Celeste Wright (Nicole Kidman), who is als...
03:39 2019-07-20

One Huge Tennis Fine Is Overturned, Another Upheld Anna Tatishvili won an appeal to reclaim her prize money from the French Open, where she lost in the first round and was accused of not performing at a proper level. A similar appeal by Bernard Tomic yielded only a meager concession....
03:39 2019-07-20

Utah city will replace ‘dummy’ cameras at park where Mackenzie Lueck was last seen A Utah municipal council's members voted 4-3 on Tuesday to replace "dummy" cameras in the park where University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was last seen alive. ...
03:52 2019-07-20

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:52 2019-07-20

‘Fortnite’ is branching out into original video programming In a letter to shareholders earlier this year, Netflix acknowledged what might have seemed at the time like a surprising fact: “We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO,” the streaming video giant admitted. So much of the commentary around Netflix tends to pit it against the ...
03:52 2019-07-20

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
03:52 2019-07-20

"You Can't Talk That Way About Our Country": Trump To Congresswomen President Donald Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four minority congresswomen whom he has targeted as......
03:52 2019-07-20

"I Looked At Hell": Eyewitness Of Japan Anime Studio Fire That Killed 34 Details emerged Friday of the horrifying blaze that ripped through a Japanese anime firm, killing dozens including people who tried in vain to reach the roof, but the motive for the suspected arson......
03:52 2019-07-20

Forest fire evacuees head back home to Keewaywin and Pikangikum First Nations in Ontario Residents of two northwestern Ontario First Nations forced from their homes by forest fires will soon start heading back now that the blazes are dying down, provincial officials and community members said Friday....
03:52 2019-07-20

Cut Wood, Metal, and Tile With This $52 Circular Saw Tacklife is perhaps best known for simple, affordable tools like electric lighters and laser measures, but the Amazon-native brand also sells a handheld circular saw that can be yours for just $52 with promo code HWFHK7SK....
04:00 2019-07-20

Steven Canals Was Told 'No' Over 100 Times, But One 'Yes' Led to 6 Pose Emmy Nominations I’ve been gay as hell for some time now. I didn’t always have the language to articulate this, but I’ve had this affinity for a month of Sundays. Growing up, representation was lacking, so black women were what I turned to....
04:00 2019-07-20

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Racism Life Support When professor Henry Louis Gates founded The Root 11 years ago, he probably had no idea that its creation would one day become the internet’s number one source for black news (it’s not bragging if it’s true). He probably assumed he and his team were creating an outlet to give voice to a population t...
04:00 2019-07-20

Hetty McKinnon's noodles in ginger turmeric broth recipe Skip the mid-season slump with this warming and immune system-boosting broth filled with ginger There is always the point during any season, either winter or summer, but predominantly during the cooler months, when you start to feel sluggish or uninspired. I call this the mid-season slump. Related: ...
04:26 2019-07-20

RJ Barrett’s Knicks summer league breakdown: ‘He’s not the savior’ Knicks rookie RJ Barrett completed summer league last weekend with a Las Vegas bang, posting 21 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. After looking horrendous in the first two games, the former Duke stud got better with each one that followed. But as his 33.8 overall shooting percentage in the five...
04:26 2019-07-20

New Chevrolet Corvette could get hybrid or electric versions Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Latest version of American classic launches with 6.2-litre V8 – but electrified versions will follow The new mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette will feature electrified powertrains in the future – with a full electric version under consideration. The new C8 version of the ...
05:00 2019-07-20

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
05:00 2019-07-20

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States downed an Iranian drone....
05:00 2019-07-20

Here's the high-tech US system that reportedly 'destroyed' an Iranian drone When President Trump announced that the U.S. had “destroyed” an Iranian drone, he didn’t specify whether it was shot down — that's because electronic jamming technology was reportedly used to take “defensive” action....
05:00 2019-07-20

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ is out of this world Most haute couturiers whip up gowns for galas, chic suits for high-powered meetings and tasteful cocktail dresses for ladies’ luncheons. Pierre Cardin makes clothes to wear on the moon. Those space-age threads — launched in 1964 with his Cosmos collection — included ribbed body stockings and vinyl m...
05:13 2019-07-20

Undocumented immigrants try to rush into US in ‘waves,’ spark showdown with CBP agents One of the biggest ports of entry along the US-Mexico border had to be shut down on Friday after a group of undocumented immigrants — nearly 50 of them — attempted to rush into the United States in “waves,” according to federal officials. The mad dash went down at the Pharr I...
05:26 2019-07-20

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous these wooly Welsh creatures can be.  ...
05:39 2019-07-20

Persian Puzzle for Oil Prices On the one hand, the White House has to be pleased about the oil market’s mild reaction to a series of incidents this week involving Iran. On a deeper level, though, it should be concerned....
05:52 2019-07-20

US: New York man charged with training 'Islamic State' members A 42-year-old former New York resident who was a sniper for the "Islamic State" has been detained without bail. He faces terrorism charges for attempting to recruit and train members for the militant group....
06:00 2019-07-20

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideology."...
06:00 2019-07-20

What to Bring to Your Summer Rental A vacation rental should come equipped with everything you’ll need, but here are five items that Wirecutter editors have learned to bring — just in case....
06:13 2019-07-20

"Not My America Or Your America. Our America": Michelle Obama to Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority congresswomen, saying "there's a place for all of......
06:39 2019-07-20

Greg Hardy on time in UFC: 'I'm a more calm, more happy, more deadly version of myself' Ahead of his bout with Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4, Greg Hardy - the controversial former NFL player - discussed his time in the promotion so far.       ...
07:00 2019-07-20

Howard has 21 points and 10 rebounds, Storm beat Aces Natasha Howard had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and four steals and the Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 69-66 for their fourth straight victory       ...
07:00 2019-07-20

Here’s How Early You Should Arrive at the Airport Have you ever been late for a flight and had to run through a terminal Home Alone-style? No? Lucky you. If you have had this experience, though, you know that few things add to travel stress more than showing up with mere minutes to spare before your plane leaves....
08:00 2019-07-20

| Isner rallies to reach Newport semi-finals Three-time champion John Isner rallied to beat Australian Matthew Ebden and reach the semi-finals of the ATP grass court tournament in Newport, Rhode Island....
08:26 2019-07-20

Billionaire Tom Steyer, at first campaign event, says he doesn't see himself as rich Billionaire hedge fund investor Tom Steyer, a late addition to the Democratic presidential field, reportedly told a San Francisco bookstore crowd this week that he doesn’t see himself as wealthy....
08:26 2019-07-20

Florida Dem admits lying about treating Pulse shooting victims: 'I just made it up' A woman who ended her campaign for the Florida House of Representatives this week reportedly admitted Thursday that she lied about being a doctor and treating victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, according to a charging affidavit....
08:26 2019-07-20

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
08:26 2019-07-20

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper People's Daily said on Saturday after fresh criticism of China's treatment of ethnic Muslims....
08:39 2019-07-20

Saudi-led coalition starts operation to target military positions in Sanaa The Saudi-led coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, according to state TV early on Saturday....
08:39 2019-07-20

25 Lakh People In Assam Seek Re-Verification Of Draft Citizens Register After nearly 41 lakh people in Assam were left out of the draft National Register of Citizens, about 25 lakh people have sent a petition to the Centre for re-verification and it is under the......
08:39 2019-07-20

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
09:00 2019-07-20

NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill avoids discipline Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into multiple alleged physical altercations....
09:39 2019-07-20

Mercedes-Benz India Records 18.60 Per Cent Sales Decline In H1 2019 Mercedes-Benz which is the largest-selling luxury car brand in India has witnessed a sales decline of 18.60 per cent in the Indian market in the first half of calendar year 2019....
10:39 2019-07-20

Fortnite Event: What time is Fortnite Event Today? When does Season 9 live event start? Fortnite will be making its latest event go live today, and it looks like it'll include a massive battle between a big robot and a big monster - affectionately named Cattus and Doggus. Here's what you need to know....
10:52 2019-07-20

Colson Whitehead: ‘We have kids in concentration camps. But I have to be hopeful' The Underground Railroad made him a household name. Now the author is back with a ‘Trumpian novel’ – inspired by a horrifying but ignored part of US historyIt is the summer of 2019 and Colson Whitehead is sitting in midtown Manhattan thinking back to the birth of his new novel, The Nickel Boys. “It ...
11:13 2019-07-20

Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaida and other militant groups...
11:52 2019-07-20

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
11:52 2019-07-20

Last chance! July 20 is last day to get Target's 15% teacher discount Teachers can save 15% on select school supplies, clothes and more for Target's Teacher Prep Event through July 20. Homeschool parents can save too.       ...
12:13 2019-07-20

Avid players worry about future as Oro Valley mulls changes to its golf operations ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Since moving to the desert from Seattle in 2005 to play golf year-round, Mike Schoeppach found a home at El Conquistador, Oro Valley’s 36-hole golf layout. “When I first moved here, the first thing my wife said was you got to join and I was shocked and pretty ha...
12:13 2019-07-20

"Do What's Right For Nation": Robert Vadra On Priyanka Gandhi's UP Visit Businessman Robert Vadra today said he has always respected "qualities of compassion, empathy and sincerity" in her wife Priyanka Gandhi, who was detained for over 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh after she......
12:13 2019-07-20

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
12:13 2019-07-20

"We Are Not A Suitcase-Carrying Government": Nirmala Sitharamam In a veiled attack on Congress, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman connected her idea of carrying Budget documents wrapped in a red cloth instead of a briefcase with alleged corruption in the......
12:13 2019-07-20