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‘Straight, country boy’ turns pickup rainbow for pride month

HULBERT, Okla. (AP) — Self-described “straight, country boy” Cody Barlow believes duct tape really can fix anything, including bigots. The 28-year-old college student from Hulbert, Oklahom...

‘Straight, country boy’ turns pickup rainbow for pride month

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‘Straight’ Oklahoma man turns pickup rainbow for pride month HULBERT, Okla. (AP) — Self-described “straight, country boy” Cody Barlow believes duct tape really can fix anything, including bigots. The 28-year-old college student from Hulbert, Oklahoma, recently decorated the tailgate of his pickup truck like a pride flag with a bold message: “...
23:26 2019-06-11

An 'average straight white guy' from Oklahoma says he decorated his truck for Pride Month to prove 'not all country boys are bigots' Cody Barlow A self-described "average straight white guy from Oklahoma" is going viral on Facebook for the Pride Month-themed decorations on his truck. Cody Barlow decorated his truck with a rainbow flag made of duct tape and a message reading, "Not all country boys are bigots." "A big reason for t...
21:39 2019-06-13

The Babadook gets rainbow-colored, limited edition Blu-ray release for Pride Month Pride Month, among other things, is about celebrating and giving thanks to the LGBT heroes that came before us. That’s why, as reported by Vulture, IFC Midnight and Shout Factory are releasing a limited-edition Blu-ry of The Babadook, Jennifer Kent’s 2014 horror movie starring The Babadook, noted qu...
00:13 2019-06-05

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent report by NBC News that found the US Department of State prohibited at least four US embassies R...
15:26 2019-06-11

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another parent describe Pride Month as “huge” for their family made me consider what more I could do....
16:13 2019-06-14

Kick off Pride Month with The A.V. Club’s queer country playlist In its most public aspects, country music lags behind in accepting and promoting LGTBQ artists. The genre’s deep religious roots and traditionalism, at least in the mainstream, have made for a very slow cultural evolution, with just a handful of ’90s Nashville A-listers having come out (most notably...
19:26 2019-06-03

Pride Month isn't just rainbow flags but pansexual flags, transgender flags and more: Here's what they mean Pride Month brings rainbow flags, but you may see others waving, too. Pansexual flags, transgender flags and others are growing in visibility.        ...
16:26 2019-06-04

Rainbow Fashion to Show Your Pride in Style We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. As......
14:00 2019-06-04

Snapchat's Pride-themed lenses turn famous buildings into icons of Pride Month Snapchat has released a new set of Landmarkers to celebrate Pride. On Thursday, they were launched in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.        ...
06:52 2019-06-07

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to take a breath, but June marks Pride Month and with that, the celebration gets kicked up a couple decibels....
19:52 2019-06-05

Tel Aviv runs rainbow colors at jubilant pride parade The summer attire was colorful and rainbow flags billowed with pride in the Mediterranean breeze as revelers flooded the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday for the city's annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and......
16:52 2019-06-14

Tweets Pour In For Sikh Man Who Wore Rainbow Turban At Pride March In US Jiwandeep Kohli, a San Diego-based neuroscientist who is bisexual and a Sikh, is ringing in this years Pride Month with a rainbow turban that has gone viral on social media....
14:52 2019-06-04

Barack Obama Praises Sikh Man Who Wore Rainbow Turban At Pride March A San Diego-based neuroscientist who is celebrating this year's Pride Month with a rainbow turban has found support from former US President Barack Obama....
11:26 2019-06-05

What’s the point of a Straight Pride march? A men’s group in the US called Super Happy Fun America have asked the city of Boston if it can hold one – and adopted Brad Pitt as a mascot.Name: Straight Pride.Age: At present, still slouching toward Bethlehem to be born. Continue reading......
20:13 2019-06-05

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
01:13 2019-06-13

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled for Saturday. City o...
21:52 2019-06-06

AOC turns to DayQuil, VapoRub for Queens Pride Parade WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ​hopped over the counter to get to the Queens Pride Parade​ Sunday — turning to cold medicines to get her out of bed after initially calling in sick. “Couldn’t let this suit go to waste. Thanks to some extra rest, medicine + vaporu we were able ...
01:26 2019-06-03

MAY IS SECOND STRAIGHT MONTH OF ALL-TIME RECORD VOLUME; Eighth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that for the second consecutive month, trading volume at the CFE has reached all-time record levels. The 481,650 contracts that changed hands during May is a new high, surpassing April's volume of 296,541 contracts. May's...
10:26 2019-05-22

Oklahoma man’s gay-pride sign about ‘country boys’ goes viral An Oklahoma “country boy” who plastered a rainbow on his pickup truck in honor of Gay Pride Month is receiving a lot of love on the Internet. Cody Barlow, who identifies as straight, said he wasn’t able to make it from his rural town to Tulsa for the closest Pride parade — so...
22:52 2019-06-11

Chris Evans Slams "Homophobic" Men Planning Straight Pride Parade After news broke that a group in Boston is trying to host a "Straight Pride" Parade, Chris Evans took to Twitter to slam the event and its organizers. "Wow! Cool initiative,......
00:52 2019-06-06

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled for Saturday. City officials say the group has been ...
06:39 2019-06-05

'Straight pride' parade organizer cheers media attention but event is uncertain Previous events organized by Mark Sahady have often been small, with attendees vastly outnumbered by opposing groupsFar-right figures associated with a “straight pride” parade in Boston have celebrated the story going “viral” in news media, but with no fixed date and no city permit granted the likel...
11:13 2019-06-08

'Straight pride' group removes Brad Pitt as mascot after actor complains Super Happy Fun America adopts Milo Yiannopoulos as new face of campaign advocating for ‘oppressed majority’ of heterosexualsA group of activists defending heterosexual rights have taken down a photograph of Brad Pitt from its website. Super Happy Fun America had adopted the actor as an unofficial m...
16:00 2019-06-07

Brad Pitt orders "Straight Pride" parade organizers to cease the use of his image As sure as the sun will rise, each year Pride Month is protested by a faction of very upset heterosexuals who really curse the idea of not being oppressed. This year a group in Boston by the name of Super Happy Fun America, who claims to “advocate for the straight community,” decided to organize a “...
19:39 2019-06-07

Milo Yiannopoulos named grand marshal of Boston's 'Straight Pride' parade Organizers of Boston's "Straight Pride" parade on Friday named controversial right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, who is openly gay, as the grand marshal. ...
00:52 2019-06-09

The Lion King Turns 25: Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Original Trip to Pride Rock It's almost time to return to Pride Rock. We're just a little over a month away from Disney's photo-realistic "live-action" adaptation of The Lion King roars its way......
14:52 2019-06-15

U.S. auto sales expected to slip 5th-straight month The U.S. auto industry is limping into the usually robust summer selling season, analysts say, as rising new-vehicle prices and affordability concerns continue to outweigh strong employment growth and high consumer confidence....
03:39 2019-06-01

The History of Pride Month Celebrations Pride Month is more than just a colorful parade or a series of parties (though those are great, too)—it’s the observance of the people who came before us that made these celebratory events possible....
16:52 2019-06-07

U.S. drillers cut oil rigs for sixth straight month-Baker Hughes U.S. energy firms this week increased the number of oil rigs operating for the first time in four weeks but cut the rig count for the sixth straight month as most drillers cut spending plans....
19:52 2019-05-31

8 LGBTQ Documentaries to Watch During Pride Month Every June, members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Pride Month. While many honor Pride by attending parades throughout the world, others may choose to celebrate by learning more about the movement and the rich history behind it. This year marks 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising of 1...
00:26 2019-06-05

How Hollywood Is Celebrating Pride Month 2019 Pride month is here, which means it is time to celebrate! Stars are donning their finest rainbow attire in honor of Pride month and, of course, there are plenty of photos to mark the......
19:26 2019-06-08

18 fun and affordable ways to wear your pride this month Pride Month 2019 is here, and you can show your love for the LGBTQ+ community (whether you're part of it or not) with these 18 fun finds.       ...
21:26 2019-06-08

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the U.S. Fifty years later, the U.S. continues to recognize Pride Month. News 4 Tucson talked with LGBTQ organizations in Tucson who say the community is ...
15:52 2019-06-03

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
23:52 2019-05-24

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing trade war with China....
05:00 2019-06-12

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month events in June “promote a culture and encourage...
18:39 2019-06-02

Show Your Colors With 20 Of Our Favorite Pride Month Collections Pride Month has arrived, and you know what that means: Brands are decking their products out in rainbows aplenty, and also donating quite a bit of cash to organizations that support LGBTQ+ rights and communities. We’ve rounded up 20 of the coolest collections to shop, so you can be proud of more tha...
22:52 2019-06-07

2019 Pride Month A-Z Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Fiercest Time of Year It's officially June and that can only mean one thing: It's time for Pride Month! Starting today, rainbow flags will be flown, brands will launch their LGBTQIA-targeted......
22:52 2019-06-01

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hate crime, a claim later refuted by police....
02:13 2019-06-11

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at the Stonewall Inn Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance Friday night at the Stonewall Inn and wished the crowd at the site of the LGBTQ rights landmark a happy Pride Month....
18:26 2019-06-16

Kirsten Gillibrand bartends at Iowa gay hotspot in honor of Pride Month Will sling drinks for votes. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand took her booze-fueled White House run to the next level with a turn behind the taps Friday night at a gay bar in Des Moines, Iowa. Taking a cue from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Gillibrand hopped behind the bar at Blazing Saddle to serve thirsty...
19:26 2019-06-08

A Cincinnati company made a Pride month mural out of 26,000 Post-It notes Cincinnati Bell employees used 26,000 Post-it notes to create a Pride mural on the north side of the company’s Atrium 2 headquarters. Plus, they lit up the building.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

'Straight Pride' parade group in Boston wants Brad Pitt as its mascot Mark Sahady also organized “Rally for the Republic” with under 100 right-wing protesters and a pro-gun rally in response to the March for Our Lives.        ...
20:00 2019-06-05

'Straight Pride' parade group that claims Brad Pitt as its mascot Mark Sahady also organized “Rally for the Republic” with under 100 right-wing protesters and a pro-gun rally in response to the March for Our Lives.        ...
16:52 2019-06-05

A 'Straight Pride' Parade in Boston? These three men have a proposed route and a tentative date Organizers announced they plan to host a "Straight Pride Parade" in August, but its unclear if the city of Boston will allow the event.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outrage from LGBT activists....
03:00 2019-06-04

Jussie Smollett shares first Instagram post since alleged attack during Pride month Jussie Smollett returned to Instagram for the first time since January, when he claimed to be a victim of a hate crime that police called a "hoax."        ...
10:39 2019-06-11

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness Shares His Self-Care Tips and Big Plans for Pride Month Jonathan Van Ness should be a household name at this point. And if he isn't one in your home, it's time to turn on Netflix and queue up some Queer Eye. The 32-year-old is known......
15:13 2019-06-07

Taylor Swift Celebrates Pride Month By Giving Surprise Performance at Historic Stonewall Inn Taylor Swift is making a "Gorgeous" statement with her latest surprise performance. After dropping her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," on Friday, the singer made her......
10:39 2019-06-15

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Honor Princess Diana With Pride Month Tribute Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are remembering his late mother Princess Diana as they celebrate LGBT Pride Month. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex posted on their Instagram page on Friday......
22:52 2019-06-01

Brad Pitt asks 'Straight Pride' to find a new mascot; Chris Evans slams event Count Brad Pitt and Chris Evans among the critics of Boston's planned "Straight Pride" parade.        ...
18:39 2019-06-07

'Straight Pride' parade group in Boston calls Brad Pitt its mascot, organizer ran for Congress Mark Sahady also organized Rally for the Republic and a pro-gun rally in response to the March for Our Lives.        ...
22:26 2019-06-05

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at Stonewall Inn, a historic LGBT site in New York Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn Friday night in New York, singing "Shake It Off" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.        ...
00:52 2019-06-16

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:26 2019-06-11

Meghan and Harry pay touching tribute to Princess Diana's HIV work to mark first day of Pride Month The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have paid tribute to Princess Diana's work with HIV in support of the LGBTQ+ community on the first day of Pride Month....
15:52 2019-06-01

'Not all country boys are bigots': Photo of duct tape Pride flag on truck goes viral Cody Barlow missed Tulsa's Pride parade but he did not miss out on the chance to show his support as an LGBTQ ally. He decorated his truck for Pride.        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Boston mayor: City can't stop 'Straight Pride' parade over values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" just because people disagree with it, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says. Organizers are trying for a permit.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Boston mayor: city can't stop 'Straight Pride Parade' over its values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" from taking place just because people disagree with the organizers' cause, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says.        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

JULY IS BUSIEST TRADING MONTH OF 2009 AT CFE; Volume Rises 36% Over Previous Month, Down Slightly From 2008, Third Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain CHICAGO, August 3, 2009- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that July was the most active month of trading during 2009.The 89,851 contracts traded during July was an increase of 36 percent over 66,247 contracts traded during June 2009.Average daily volume during the month was 4,084...
13:26 2019-05-22

'We stand with you': Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry celebrate Pride Month with Instagram post Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry shared a message on their Instagram Saturday celebrating the start of June, which is LGBT Pride Month.        ...
21:13 2019-06-01

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6.1 million contracts in September 2008. May also ...
10:26 2019-05-22

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel.        ...
18:13 2019-06-09

Sufjan Stevens shares two new songs for Pride month, 'Love Yourself' and 'With My Whole Heart' For his first new music of 2019, Sufjan Stevens is sharing new music for Pride, the annual celebration of the LGBTQ community that kicks off June 1.        ...
19:13 2019-05-30

CFE SEPTEMBER VOLUME RISES 36% OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Fifth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain, Third Quarter 2009 Trading Tops Last Year By 2% Chicago, October 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during September 2009 averaged 4.7 million contracts per day, a rise of six percent from August 2009 average daily volume (ADV) of 4.4 million contracts.CBOE September ADV experienced a 22-percent...
13:26 2019-05-22

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to find out what happened......
03:39 2019-05-28

AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marking the Exchange's most active August ever. In August 2008, total CBOE volume was 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume during August averaged 4....
13:26 2019-05-22

Musk says Tesla's pickup will cost under $50,000 Tesla's soon-to-be-unveiled pickup truck will have a starting price of less than $50,000, it will be a better truck than a Ford F-150 and it will outperform a Porsche 911, according to CEO Elon Musk....
06:13 2019-06-04

GM investing $24M to increase pickup production The investment will include enhancements to the Fort Wayne plant's conveyors and other tooling to support the increased production. Work is expected to be completed this summer....
20:00 2019-05-30

Elon Musk Says the Tesla Pickup Has to Start at Less Than $50,000 Elon Musk recently sat down for the Ride the Lightning: Unofficial Tesla Podcast and touched on details for the upcoming Tesla Model Y, Tesla Roadster, and the Tesla Pickup, surprisingly revealing the truck will have to start at less than $50,000....
23:26 2019-06-03

GM investing $150M to boost HD pickup output in Mich. GM said the investment in the Flint, Mich., plant will "enhance the plant's conveyors and other tooling to increase production capacity." The work is expected to be completed in the first half of 2020....
20:52 2019-06-12

Musk: Tesla pickup to start under $50,000, 'be a better truck' than Ford F-150 Tesla's CEO says the EV maker's planned pickup will feature a "sci-fi" design, "be a better sports car than a standard 911" and won't look like traditional counterparts from the Detroit 3....
00:26 2019-06-05

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY UP 28% OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH, DOWN 50% FROM YEAR AGO; May Is Busiest Month Since Last October CHICAGO, June 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during May 2009 totaled 2,836 contracts, an increase of 28 percent from 2,220 contracts traded during April 2009.Total trading volume during May 2009 was 56,728 contracts, 22 percent ahead of the p...
13:26 2019-05-22

Rivian debuts a pull-out kitchen for its electric pickup truck Sometimes you need scrambled eggs. And with that thought, today at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ, Rivian announced a major accessory for its electric pickup: A camp kitchen. The unit slides out from the Rivian R1T’s so-called gear tunnel that lives between the bed and cab. The kitchen inc...
14:39 2019-05-21

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models....
22:26 2019-05-30

Review: The 2019 F-150 Raptor is Ford's most capable, fun 4X4 pickup truck On a muddy trail in the backwoods of rural Ohio, the Raptor thundered down a muddy trail, flattened bumps, smashed through craters and splashed through massive puddles....
18:52 2019-06-16

Worker drove pickup owned by Jennifer Dulos’ husband the day she went missing A new twist emerged Thursday in the case of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos. A truck owned by her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, was in her town of New Canaan the day she disappeared almost three weeks ago — but he wasn’t behind the wheel, a new report revealed. Instead, one of the real esta...
07:39 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-GM to invest $150 mln to boost production of heavy-duty pickup trucks General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
18:39 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-GM to invest $150 mln to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
20:13 2019-06-12

Pickup hits Amish horse-drawn carriage, killing 2 kids Authorities say a pickup truck rear-ended an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan, killing two children and seriously injuring two others and a woman who were in the carriage....
17:39 2019-06-08

Sieren's China: A Chinese rainbow Taiwan has legalized same-sex marriage. Mainland China is not likely to do the same, says DW's Frank Sieren. But homophobia or prudishness are not the reasons why....
23:26 2019-05-31

'Rainbow Six Quarantine' is a three-player co-op zombie shooter Ubisoft really, really loves the Tom Clancy brand. Alongside Breakpoint, The Division 2, Rainbow Six Siege, and a new mobile game called Elite Squad, the publisher is working on a co-operative shooter called Rainbow Six Quarantine. The campaign is se......
02:39 2019-06-11

Pence says move to bar rainbow flags outside U.S. embassies was ‘the right decision’ In an interview with NBC News, the vice president defended the Trump administration’s decision, saying that “one flag should fly, and that’s the American flag.”...
06:00 2019-06-11

‘Over The Rainbow’ composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “I’ve Got the World On a String,” is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. His son told BBC News that he found more than 6,000 unauthorized copies of his songs on Google, Apple and ...
21:13 2019-05-22

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. ...
06:26 2019-05-22

Rainbow wormhole in the Tar Pits: London's trippy pavilion moves to LA Second Home, a co-working space company, has transplanted the ‘Instagrammer’s paradise’ for a summer of cultural eventsWhen José Selgas and Lucía Cano unveiled their striking translucent wavy tunnel pavilion at London’s Serpentine Gallery in 2015, it was variously described as a psychedelic pupa, a ...
14:39 2019-06-16

‘A category one insurrection’: Some U.S. embassies still hoisting rainbow flags, despite new policy Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to fly rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month, some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to defy, or at least get around, the new policy....
19:13 2019-06-09

CFE'S JUNE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IS HIGHEST OF 2009; ADV 6% Ahead Of Previous Month, Down 36% From 2008, June Is Busiest Trading Month Since Last October Chicago, July 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2009 was 4.6 million contracts, up three percent from 4.5 million contracts for the same period in 2008. During the first six months of 2009, nearly 570.0 milli...
13:26 2019-05-22

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
05:13 2019-05-23

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 296,541 contracts changed hands. For the month, April trading volume was up 536 percent when compared to 46,624 contracts in April 2009 and 3...
10:26 2019-05-22

Jailed separatists, women in numbers and far-right bloc color Spain's rainbow chamber Four jailed Catalan separatists, 24 far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament that reflects Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory....
15:00 2019-05-21

E3 2019 Ubisoft: Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs, Rainbow Six, Splinter Cell, Orpheus UPDATES UBISOFT should be kicking off its live stream with some incredible games - both ones we know about and some big surprises - here's what we know so far....
22:13 2019-06-10

Anna Jones’ recipes for easy carrot and apple flapjacks and rainbow snack platter | The modern cook The kids will be all over these squares sweetened with dried fruit and maple syrup, and fruit and veg crudites with chocolate truffles and caramelUnfortunately, my sweet tooth hasn’t skipped a generation and my son is as keen on ice-cream as I am, but I try to keep sugar at home to a minimum. These ...
14:39 2019-05-24

At $8,500, Is This LT1-Powered 1993 Chevy S10 a Pickup With Pick Up That You Might Pick Up? Small pickups like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe S10 aren’t crowding new car dealer lots like they once did. This one comes with Corvette power so it might draw a crowd on its own accord. That is, if its price doesn’t scare them away....
17:13 2019-05-21

CFE'S SEPTEMBER AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME RISES 60% OVER YEAR AGO; Month Was Most Active In 2008, Third Busiest Month Ever at CFE, Year-To-Date Volume 26% Ahead of 2007 CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 7,115 contracts traded each day during September 2008, a rise of 60 percent over the 4,457 contracts per day during September 2007 and 64 percent above the 4,343 contracts per day during August 2008. T...
13:26 2019-05-22

What Netflix's 'Wine Country' gets right about visiting wine country To be clear, this isn’t a movie about wine. It’s a movie about friendship and the joys and challenges of midlife.        ...
01:26 2019-06-01

MLB roundup: A's win 10th straight The Oakland Athletics rode three home runs and stellar relief pitching to a 10th consecutive victory Monday afternoon, 8-5 over the visiting Los Angeles Angels....
08:00 2019-05-28

MLB attendance down another 1.4%, 4th straight drop Major League Baseball's average attendance of 26,854 through Wednesday is 1.4% below the 27,242 through the similar point last season, which wound below 30,000 for the first time since 2003        ...
22:13 2019-05-30

McCann homers twice, Braves with 5th straight ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann hit one of four Atlanta homers in the second inning and took Pirates starter Chris Archer deep again with a tiebreaking, three-run shot in the sixth to help the Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Tuesday night. The Braves, tied for first in the NL East, have won fi...
09:26 2019-06-12

Marlins rally for 5th straight win, 6-3 over Tigers Garrett Cooper hit his first major league home run in the sixth inning, and that was the start of an impressive comeback by the Miami Marlins, who rallied for their fifth straight victory, 6-3 over the Detroit Tigers        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Quigley scores 18; Sky win 3rd straight, 70-64 over Fever INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 18 points and the Chicago Sky won their third straight game with a 70-64 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night. Cheyenne Parker added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Courtney Vandersloot had nine points and eight assists. The Sky (4-2) earned their f...
05:52 2019-06-16

MLB roundup: Twins hit two more HRs, win sixth straight Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario each hit three-run home runs, and Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit over 5 1/3 innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to their sixth straight victory, a 7-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis....
10:52 2019-05-27

McCann delivers 2-run single, Braves win 8th straight ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann capped Atlanta’s three-run ninth inning with a two-run single off Héctor Neris, and the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-8 on Friday night for their eighth straight win. Atlanta improved to 23-9 since May 10 and opened a 2 1/2-game lead over Philadelphia in t...
15:00 2019-06-15

Rockies beat Blue Jays 5-1 for 8th straight win Antonio Senzatela pitches 6 effective innings as Colorado Rockies beat Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 for 8th straight win        ...
00:52 2019-06-03

NBA Finals: The Raptors straight up blew it in Game 2 SportsPulse: Just when it looked like the Raptors might have control of the NBA Finals, the Warriors brought us back to reality with a dominant second half in Game 2 and evened the series.        ...
11:00 2019-06-03

Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking, three-run home run in the eighth inning, Greg Garcia and Austin Hedges also went deep, and the San Diego Padres beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 for their fourth straight win        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two in New York’s five-run second inning, and the Yankees held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 Saturday night, completing a sweep of a doubleheader for their seventh straight win. Romine finished with three hits and M...
09:26 2019-05-26

Isle of Man TT: Ben, Tom Birchall take sixth-straight Sidecar win Ben and Tom Birchall opened up their 2019 Isle of Man TT with their sixth-straight Sidecar victory, after dominating the first class race of the event...
18:00 2019-06-03

US warplanes intercept Russian bombers for second straight day US warplanes for the second day in a row encountered Russian bombers and jet fighters off the coast of Alaska and intercepted them, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Wednesday. Two US F-22 jets intercepted two Russian Tu-95 bombers Tuesday after they were detected by a...
23:00 2019-05-22

Giolito dominant in 7th straight win as White Sox top Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lucas Giolito worked into the eighth inning and had a career-high 11 strikeouts to win his seventh consecutive start, outdueling Brad Keller as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 2-0 on Saturday. Giolito (9-1) allowed three hits and two walks in 7 2/3 innings a...
00:00 2019-06-09

Canha, A's sweep Indians with sixth straight win Mark Canha homered and drove in three runs, and Frankie Montas struck out nine over six scoreless innings as the visiting Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 7-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon....
06:39 2019-05-23

‘When They See Us’ has been Netflix’s biggest show for two weeks straight Netflix has historically shied away from divulging viewership figures or any type of ratings information for its ever-growing stable of original programming. Recently, though, the streaming giant has become a little bit more open about which shows its millions of subscribers are watching. Just last ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Watch: Nationals hit four straight homers in win over Padres The Washington Nationals hit four consecutive home runs for the second time in three years in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park....
19:52 2019-06-10

Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Bregman had two hits and three RBIs, and seven other Astros drove in at least one run as Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5 Tuesday night for its fifth straight win. Despite playing without Jose Altuve, George Springer and Carlos Correa, the Astros have won 9 of 11 and are 5-...
08:39 2019-06-05

Mel B Sets the Record Straight on Rumors She Went Blind: "I Was Not OK" Mel B is setting the record straight on rumors about her eye. Over the weekend, reports started spreading that the Spice Girls star had been hospitalized after losing her vision. While......
20:01 2019-05-21

MLB roundup: Nats club 4 straight HRs vs. Padres Pinch hitter Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon connected on four consecutive eighth-inning home runs off San Diego reliever Craig Stammen on Sunday afternoon to break a tie and lead the visiting Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Padres....
09:52 2019-06-10

Nationals hit 4 straight homers in 8th to stun Padres 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off Craig Stammen with one out in the eighth inning and Stephen Strasburg beat his hometown team again as the Washington Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 5-2 Sunday. The Nationals became the ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Lexington Veteran Turns 101, Still Works LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On Tuesday, Dennis Cravens turned 101-years-old, but as he has done for decades now, the structural engineer refused to miss a day of work. “He is an inspiration to all of us. His dedication, his work ethic, the fact that he’s here. He’s the first one...
01:52 2019-06-06

Man turns himself in to police for decapitating wife A husband astonished cops by turning himself in for killing his “cheating” wife – and then taking her decapitated head out of his bag. When Abhijit Das surrendered himself in India, officers initially didn’t believe his confession and assumed he had mental health issues say local reports. The man, a...
21:26 2019-05-30

Suicidal ‘Handmaid’ turns out to be a red umbrella A New Yorker called 911 when she thought she saw a person in the iconic red robes from “The Handmaid’s Tale” on the ledge of a Manhattan building Tuesday — but it turned out to be just be a crimson umbrella on a rooftop. “This morning I called 911 because I thought a woman dressed......
19:39 2019-05-22

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G Hub t......
01:52 2019-05-31

Bestselling author Ken Follett turns 70 With 30 bestsellers in 40 years, Ken Follett is among the most successful authors in world literature. As the master of the historical novel genre turns 70, he is working on the prequel to his best-known work....
15:26 2019-06-05

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
16:00 2019-05-21

WRC Rally Italy: Ott Tanak on brink of third straight victory Toyota driver Ott Tanak is two stages away from a third consecutive World Rally Championship event victory as he leads Rally Italy by 28.7 seconds over Dani Sordo...
11:00 2019-06-16

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a second video posted Saturday night, a day after first testing the waters with an inaugural tweet. “Hey Twitter world,” he says in the new v...
07:13 2019-06-16

Cheerleader Rickie Fowler needs to get his US Open priorities straight PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — We’ve seen Rickie Fowler celebrating at the end of major championships, wearing a wide smile and offering handshakes. But so far, he has been the one doing the congratulating and not the one receiving the congratulations. Whether it was Justin Thomas winning the 2017 PGA Champ...
09:00 2019-06-11

Kenin stuns Serena in straight sets at French American Sofia Kenin, 20, handed Serena Williams her earliest loss in a Grand Slam event since 2014, beating the 23-time major champion in straight sets at the French Open....
00:13 2019-06-02

Straight up: How the Kentucky bourbon industry is going high tech Bourbon is one of the most popular spirits in the world. Some Kentucky distilleries are adding data analytics, automation, IoT sensors, and RFID tags to streamline production....
15:39 2019-05-21

Mets explode in eighth to topple Nationals for third straight win Mickey Callaway didn’t mince words before the Mets went for their third straight win over the Nationals on Wednesday at Citi Field: “We’ve got to win some games. We have to approach this like it’s the playoffs.’’ It took a while, but his team finally responded in a 6-1 win. After being shut down by....
04:52 2019-05-23

Yankees sweep away Royals for seventh straight victory KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees have spent the past week playing the two worst teams in the American League — and they have taken advantage of the favor the schedule-makers gave them. On Saturday, they swept a split doubleheader against the Royals, winning the first game 7-3 and the nightcap 6-5 at K...
07:00 2019-05-26

Dodgers rally to beat Cubs 5-3 for 7th straight home win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill pitched seven strong innings and singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh straight home win. The NL West-leading Dodgers rebounded from an early deficit for the second strai...
15:00 2019-06-15

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari told the world, “I’m here because I can recruit the best of the best.” He’s kept his promise. Now 10 seasons into the job, Calipari has delivered ...
03:13 2019-05-25

The Latest: McDowell makes 4 straight birdies at US Open The Latest at the US Open: McDowell makes 4 straight birdies in bid for 2nd US Open title at Pebble Beach        ...
02:26 2019-06-15

Profar, Phegley homer to lead A’s to 10th straight win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jurickson Profar and Josh Phegley homered off former Oakland starter Trevor Cahill and the Athletics rolled to their 10th straight win, 8-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Profar tied the game with a two-run homer in the fourth against Cahill (2-5), and Phegley gave the...
03:00 2019-05-28

11 Straight Days of Tornadoes Have U.S. Approaching ‘Uncharted Territory’ Monday was the 11th consecutive day with at least eight tornado reports, tying a record. In all, more than 500 tornadoes have been reported in 30 days....
21:26 2019-05-28

Furyk proud of streak playing 24 straight US Opens Golf Notes: Furyk proud of streak playing 24 straight US Opens; Kaymer plans a party when victory drought ends        ...
03:39 2019-06-05

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night....
14:39 2019-05-21

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in 1954....
04:39 2019-05-29

Arkansas tops TCU 6-0, gets 2nd straight home super regional Patrick Wicklander combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Arkansas advanced to host a super regional for the second straight year with a 6-0 victory over TCU        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Messi finishes Europe's top scorer for third straight year "Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe\u0027s Golden Shoe award for the third consecutive year after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to score the four goals he needed in Paris St Germain\u0027s final league match of the season on Friday."...
13:00 2019-05-25

White Sox beat Indians 10-4 for season-high 4th straight win CHICAGO (AP) — Yonder Alonso and José Abreu each hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 10-4 on Thursday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. Alonso also doubled and scored against his former team, helping Chicago move within one game of Cleveland f...
08:52 2019-05-31

Steve Torrence races to second straight Top Fuel victory Steve Torrence raced to his second straight Top Fuel victory in the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

These are the best small towns in the country See which small towns took home top honors across six categories in the 2019 10Best Readers' Choice contest.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge to cut greenhouse emissions to "net zero" is to be ...
11:00 2019-06-16

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are in.       ...
00:26 2019-06-14

When Your Country Is On Fire, There's Always Softball When he lived in Venezuela, Freddy de Freitas played baseball every day of the week, except for the occasional Monday. He played and baked under the Caracas sun on weekends, and on weekdays after work he’d rush over to his local stadium to play under the lights. That was before the stadium lights st...
03:00 2019-06-07

How to Celebrate Pride Outside Yes, there’s the 50th anniversary of Stonewall this summer. But the rainbow flag will also wave proudly in the great outdoors, at a variety of backcountry trips, hikes and tours....
13:39 2019-06-04

Pride Jewelry for You and Bae We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:13 2019-06-07

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
00:52 2019-06-13

Woman’s ‘brain tumor’ turns out to be tapeworm A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. Rachel Palma, 42, had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of her brain — and when the images came back they appe...
20:39 2019-06-04

The new Dropbox redesign turns the app into a productivity launchpad Dropbox is revamping its productivity and business-focused cloud storage service with a whole new look and useful app integrations, and I’m really into it. The overhaul is all about turning your storage space into a productivity launchpad. I tried out the Windows desktop app to get a taste of it, an...
10:26 2019-06-12

Sidecar on New macOS Turns Your iPad Into a Second Display Apple has announced an extended desktop feature called Sidecar with the new macOS Catalina, allowing users to use their iPad as a second display or as an input device in creative apps....
08:13 2019-06-04

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook bough...
04:00 2019-06-07

Your "Single Most Reliable Indicator" for Market Turns This indicator helps to keep you ahead of turns in stocks, bonds, gold, oil and other financial markets. Learn about it, and see two bond charts which provide a historic example of how this "reliable" signal works......
15:00 2019-05-21

Trump turns on Fox News over 2020 coverage: 'What's going on there?' President criticized Fox News at a rally on Monday for giving Democrats airtime after candidate Pete Buttigieg appeared on the channelAnyone watching Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania on Monday would have been introduced to an unlikely new attack figure for the president: Fox News.The rightwing c...
21:13 2019-05-22

Up Turns 10: Celebrate by Looking Back at More Pixar Favorites Happy anniversary, Up! It's been 10 years since Pixar released the animated classic. For those who haven't seen the film, the movie is about a 78-year-old man named Carl......
18:52 2019-05-29

Turns out it's not baby boomers who have taken the most from Social Security New research from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College finds that it was the earliest beneficiaries who received more money than they paid in to Social Security....
23:00 2019-06-10

Maxim turns a profit but revenue is still stumbling It was a case of good news and bad news at Maxim. The magazine of beer and babes turned a profit in 2018, its first since Sardar Biglari took over in 2014. But the mag has not turned the corner for good, unfortunately, as numbers filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this month.....
05:26 2019-05-22

U.S. money market assets grow six straight weeks: iMoneyNet U.S. money market fund assets rose for a sixth consecutive week, bringing the total to a fresh nine-plus year peak as investors piled cash into low-risk funds on concerns about global trade tensions,......
22:39 2019-06-05

Powerful Rockies rally past Cubs, 9th straight win at home DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Monday night. Ian Desmond hit a 486-foot homer, and Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon also went deep for the Rockies, who trailed 4-0 early but still won their...
06:52 2019-06-11

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer in French Open last 8 Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
18:52 2019-06-02

Petrol, Diesel Rates Cut For Fourth Straight Day, Check Prices Here State-run oil marketing companies review the domestic fuel prices on a daily basis and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am...
11:13 2019-06-16

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High Of Nearly 450,000 Contracts For Second Straight Day CHICAGO, IL -- January 14, 2013 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high for the second consecutive day. Open interest stood at 449,816 contracts this morning, surpassing the previous ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negotiate....
16:52 2019-05-21

Cruz homers in 4th straight game, Twins trounce Tigers 12-2 DETROIT (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered for the fourth straight game and the Minnesota Twins connected four times in all Sunday to rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2. Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Eddie Rosario also connected for the Twins. Minnesota hit eight homers while winning two of three in Detroit. The ...
23:26 2019-06-09

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer cruises to 31st straight win The seemingly unbeatable “Jeopardy!” champion pulled off yet another win. James Holzhauer emerged victorious once again during Thursday night’s episode of the storied game show. The professional sports gambler from Las Vegas ended the Final Jeopardy of his 31st straight game with $...
09:26 2019-05-31

Osaka beats Kvitova at Australian Open to win second straight major Japan's Naomi Osaka won her second straight grand slam title Saturday, beating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 at the Australian Open....
18:00 2019-05-21

Tesla drops for sixth straight session, down 20% since share offer Shares of Tesla fell for a sixth straight session on Wednesday after Citi cut its price target on the struggling electric car maker, leaving buyers of its recent share offer, including Chief Executive Elon Musk, $167 million in the hole....
20:39 2019-05-22

Todd Frazier, Mets power their way past Giants to second straight win Todd Frazier dug into his bag Thursday and pulled out an 8-iron that delivered the perfect approach shot – make that go-ahead home run. The veteran third baseman hit a fly ball against Mark Melancon in the eighth inning that just kept going, igniting a four-run inning that sent the Mets to a second ...
21:39 2019-06-06

James Holzhauer wins 29th straight ‘Jeopardy!’ game “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer carved another notch in his bedpost Tuesday night. The professional sports gambler emerged victorious during a 29th straight episode of the storied game show, ending the match with $59,381. The grand total accumulated by the seemingly invincible 34-ye...
04:39 2019-05-29

Brooks Koepka has momentum going into US Open as he looks to win major for third straight time The 119th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach tees off Thursday with the normal supply of tantalizing storylines behind the 156 players who could prove best by Sunday evening. ...
16:13 2019-06-12

Walmart to start delivering groceries straight to shoppers’ fridges Walmart will restart a service that offers the delivery of groceries directly to shoppers’ refrigerators – part of its attempts to find unconventional ways to offer cheap and rapid delivery of online orders. Walmart had started testing the service in 2017 with smart security company August Hom...
16:00 2019-06-07

Muguruza, Stephens post straight-set wins at French Open Former champion Garbine Muguruza and last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens both posted straight-set wins to reach the third round of the French Open        ...
14:26 2019-05-29

U.S. money market assets rise five straight weeks: iMoneyNet U.S. money market fund assets rose for a fifth consecutive week, bringing its total to more than a nine-year high as investors pour cash into low-risk funds on concerns about escalating U.S.-China......
01:52 2019-05-30

METALS-Copper rebounds but on track for 6th straight weekly fall Copper rebounded on Friday from its lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but was heading for its sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
08:52 2019-05-24

Happ wins 5th straight decision, Yankees beat Jays 6-2 TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings to win his fifth straight decision, Aaron Hicks and Gio Urshela homered, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. DJ LeMahieu had three hits and two RBIs, and the Yankees snapped a three-...
07:00 2019-06-07

Soroka wins 6th straight decision, Braves beat Tigers ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Soroka won his sixth straight decision and showed some baserunning flair, Freddie Freeman and Austin Riley each hit a two-run homer, and the Atlanta Braves snapped a three-game skid with a 10-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Soroka (6-1) scuffled a bit, at least com...
01:26 2019-06-02

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins into airplane engines for luck....
05:52 2019-05-29

Even a King Can't Rename a Country Without Some Complications Swaziland became Eswatini last year, but sign makers haven’t caught up, it takes time to use up old stationery and the seating arrangement at the U.N. had to be reordered; plus, a question on the correct capitalization....
23:13 2019-05-27

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
18:52 2019-05-24

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
03:13 2019-06-12

Best selling country albums of the last 10 years 24/7 Tempo identified the best selling country albums of the last 10 years based on the albums that have at least 1 million in certified sales.        ...
19:13 2019-05-30

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
16:00 2019-05-21

9 queer comics that go beyond pride Pride month is all about celebrating the queer experience and showing the world that there’s no shame in loving who you love, but being queer isn’t always glitter and rainbows. Sometimes it’s tears and secrets and a seemingly never-ending stream of challenges. Over the years, comic creators have sho...
19:52 2019-06-06

Big Beauty Tuesday: Got Pride? I’m smiling in this picture, but just before writing this, I learned of the murder of yet another black trans woman in Texas. Last night, I went to a hilarious but poignant play starring Moonlight writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, commemorating the little-known first (and to date, only, to best of my kn...
15:00 2019-06-05

Pride Accessories for Parades and Beyond We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:00 2019-06-03

Pride Events: Here’s How to Celebrate From exhibitions to music and movies, we offer over 25 options for commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising and celebrating Pride Month....
23:39 2019-05-30

Brooks Koepka, Seeking a 3rd Straight U.S. Open Title, Could Be the Star Golf Needs Unpackaged, unemotional and unabashedly himself, Koepka has become the game’s dominant player, with four major titles in two years. Yet he is also its Invisible Man....
15:26 2019-06-13

Texas Softball Pitcher Hospitalized After Teammate's Throw Hit Her Straight In The Face Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to a hospital on Friday during her team’s NCAA super regional game against Alabama after taking a throw directly to the face. The injury occurred in the second inning when Longhorns catcher Mary Iakopo fielded what she thought was a live bunt and tried...
20:00 2019-05-25

Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech A start-up has tested its collision avoidance system by flying drones straight at planes and helicopters over 7000 times —  so far there haven't been any crashes...
11:00 2019-05-24

| Confident Koepka stalks Woodland in search of 3rd straight US Open title Brooks Koepka continues his pursuit of an historic third straight US Open title on Sunday, where he sets off four strokes behind Gary Woodland in the final round....
20:13 2019-06-16

Federer turns on the style on Roland Garros return Roger Federer returned to the French Open and breezed into the second round with a 6-2 6-4 6-4 win against Italian Lorenzo Sonego on Sunday, four years after hitting his last ball on the Parisian clay....
23:26 2019-05-26

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
05:13 2019-06-01

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, soothing sounds to help you relax through its ups-and-downs. Yes, you could even call it “Bitcoin ASMR.” BitListen is a “real-time Bitcoin transaction vi...
16:26 2019-05-28

'Tetris' turns 35 this week. It's still the best puzzle game of all time. At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical tech news, annive......
20:13 2019-06-02

‘Balkan Spring’ Turns to Summer, and Hopes for Change Dim From Serbia to Montenegro and Albania, thousands have taken to the streets for months to protest corrupt, autocratic leaders. Yet nothing has budged....
11:26 2019-06-01

The Who’s game-changing rock opera ‘Tommy’ turns 50 Fifty years ago today, “that deaf, dumb and blind kid” who scored immortality in “Pinball Wizard” was born when “Tommy” — The Who’s game-changing rock opera — was released on May 23, 1969. And the story of the boy who played “a mean pinball” still resonates a half-century later. In fact, The Who’s f...
11:00 2019-05-23

Pedestrian collision in central Tucson turns fatal TUCSON – The pedestrian struck by a vehicle in midtown May 7 died from his injuries, according to Tucson Police Department. At around 8 p.m. May 7, 60-year-old Gordon Mackey was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a Mazda pickup truck near the intersection of North F...
16:52 2019-05-21

Bizarre pentaquark turns out to be a new kind of subatomic 'molecule' The pentaquark, an elusive particle first spotted by the Large Hadron Collider in 2015, is made of two smaller particles stuck together in a sort of miniature molecule...
18:26 2019-06-06

Chopper rescue turns scary as stretcher spins A routine helicopter rescue turned frightening when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. The 74-year-old woman was lowered to the ground and taken to a Phoenix trauma center for evaluation. (June 4)        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicago only to return to the airport. The flight had 76...
05:52 2019-06-04

Overwatch Modder Turns Heroes Into Racing Airplanes It’s easy to get caught up in rosy nostalgia when talking about long-lost series from years past, but there’s something to be said for the classics. Remember slamming down snaking neon streets in F-Zero? And who among us (of a highly specific age range) didn’t spend hours of their childhood staring ...
07:13 2019-05-23

Turns Out There Could Be a Huge Catch-22 for Teachers Who Want to Carry Guns Now that former Parkland, FL, cop and Marjory Stoneman Douglas resource office Scot Peterson has been arrested for failing to confront gunman Nicolas Cruz during the 2018 mass shooting, a new wrinkle has arisen in the ongoing effort to arm school employees: What happens if a teacher packing heat doe...
07:39 2019-06-06

John Davidson’s dream now turns into trying Rangers task As John Davidson stepped to the microphone, chants of “J.D.” could be heard in the background from the highlight video tracing his career arc. Owner James Dolan welcomed him back home, where he excelled as a player and broadcaster for nearly three decades. Familiar faces were everywhere, from former...
02:52 2019-05-23

Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
21:26 2019-05-22

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
01:39 2019-06-04

The mantra Mets must embrace as schedule turns ugly Since Mickey’s Miscue, the Mets have won two straight games. Thanks to late-inning heroics from Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil and a flurry of moves by Mickey Callaway that worked, the Mets knocked off the inept Giants 7-3 in Thursday’s matinee at Citi Field. Life gets tougher with the red-hot Rockies...
07:13 2019-06-07

FDNY firefighter turns himself in for allegedly assaulting girlfriend An off-duty FDNY firefighter was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend inside her Inwood apartment, police said. Brian Chevalier, 30, turned himself in to police shortly before 9 a.m. for allegedly knocking his 26-year-old girlfriend to the ground and kicking her around ...
23:26 2019-05-22

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

Turns Out Abortion Is Still Very Popular With Actual American Voters Most Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned, a new poll from CBS News finds. This is the latest piece of evidence that the abortion bans passed by states like Alabama and Georgia are a lot less popular than Republicans want you to believe....
01:52 2019-05-22

DNA test turns British day laborer into overnight millionaire He went from serf to lord of the manor overnight. A dirt-poor British day laborer inherited a $63 million countryside mansion — thanks to a DNA test that proved he was the son of a late aristocrat. Jordan Adlard-Rogers was struggling to pay his bills when he realized his rich family roots — and that...
01:26 2019-05-22

Prestonsburg Man Wanted On Child Sex Exploitation Charges Turns Self In PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) –A Prestonsburg man wanted on charges related to sexual exploitation of a minor has turned himself in. Authorities say 26-year-old Bobby Blackburn was wanted for using an electronic communications system to procure a child for sexual activity. Authorities say that Bl...
21:00 2019-05-31

Trump needs an ‘intervention’ for good of the country, Pelosi says A day after Donald Trump stormed out of a meeting with top Democrats, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wished his family or staff would conduct 'an intervention' with the president....
18:53 2019-05-23

Country music fans erupt for Lil Nas X at CMA Fest NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An hour before Lil Nas X made his debut on the CMA Fest stage, fans were already chanting for “Old Town Road.” The 20-year-old rapper came out in a sparkly orange denim suit and white cowboy hat and boots to sing the viral hit on Saturday night in Nashville for te...
23:13 2019-06-10

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

Sadly, these England fans probably think they are doing their country proud For the fans who brought poison to Porto, following England abroad seems to be more about occupation than celebrationBy the time Porto’s rush-hour commuters were bustling along the Avenida dos Aliados on Thursday morning the only evidence of the previous night’s mayhem was the faint whiff of cheap l...
16:52 2019-06-06

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
00:00 2019-06-08

Honoring those who served and sacrificed on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
17:13 2019-05-25

Martha Plimpton: ‘I am terrified for the women of my country’ The former teen star on being born into an acting dynasty, her anger at the abortion ban in Alabama and the trouble with American cinemaMartha Plimpton is an American actor who made her name as a teenager in films such as The Mosquito Coast and Running on Empty, appearing alongside her childhood swe...
17:52 2019-06-01

Mexico may consider U.S. 'safe third country' demand after 45 days Mexico's government will consider legislation to accommodate U.S. demands to make Mexico a so-called safe third country for asylum seekers if it cannot stem migration flows in 45 days, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
23:26 2019-05-30

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
15:52 2019-05-21

Man in country illegally faces 10 years for gun possession TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally as a teen is facing up to 10 years in prison for having a gun that he said he used to kill someone in self-defense. Court records show that 34-year-old Juan Carlos Ramirez-Arcos pleaded guilty Wednesday in Tampa federal cour...
04:00 2019-05-30

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

How Brexit Broke Britain and Revealed a Country at War With Itself On a Friday evening in July 2012, 80,000 people gathered at the Olympic Stadium in East London to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. Some 27 million British people watched it on their televisions, and many more around the globe. Expectations were sky-high and tinged with skepticism. Ma...
13:52 2019-06-06

How parenthood has helped me redefine Pride In our 20s, this month meant boozy brunches and public displays of affection. Now married with a child, we celebrate in a different way, and with greater purpose....
16:39 2019-06-10

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
12:39 2019-06-14

Pride Shoes to Feed Your Sole We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:00 2019-06-06

Jenelle Evans Sets the Record Straight on ''Absurd'' Custody Battle Rumors Jenelle Evans is dispelling the "absurd" rumors surrounding her ongoing custody battle. It's been a tumultuous few weeks for the Teen Mom star as she and husband, David Eason,......
00:52 2019-06-06

Straight sets wins: Nadal and Federer reach French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals        ...
19:52 2019-06-02

12 straight days of tornadoes shatter record, leave heartland storm-weary If it feels like it's been a long month of severe weather, particularly in the Midwest where tornadoes have become a daily occurrence, it's because the U.S. has been in an unprecedented stretch of tornadic activity....
03:00 2019-05-30

Disgusting Privilege: Cap’n Crunch Was Only Forgiven For The ‘Oops! All Berries’ Debacle Because He’s A Straight White Man We’ve gone long enough as a society letting privileged people off the hook for their bullshit, and it’s time to get real: Cap’n Crunch was only forgiven for the “Oops! All Berries” debacle because he’s a straight white man. Period....
18:26 2019-05-21

Miley Cyrus Sets the Record Straight on That Cardi B and Nicki Minaj Lyric When it comes to Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's drama, Miley Cyrus isn't picking sides. After making headlines this weekend for her performance of "Cattitude," the 26-year-old......
01:00 2019-05-29

Stephen Curry torments Trail Blazers again, sending Warriors to fifth straight NBA Finals Curry scores a game-high 37 points, and Golden State rallies from a 17-point second-half deficit to complete a sweep in the Western Conference finals....
14:39 2019-05-21

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD UPDATE: Cuba Gooding Jr. has been formally charged with one count each of forcibly touching and sexual abuse in the third degree, according to the Manhattan District Attorney. After the star......
02:00 2019-06-14

Former MLBer turns NYIT into College World Series team About three weeks ago, before any tournament games and before the idea things could go this far took hold, Jimmy Goelz tossed out an offhand remark about preparing for the field in Cary, N.C., expecting his players at New York Institute of Technology to push back. Cary is the site for the Division I...
10:52 2019-05-31

Bethpage Black turns into beast in windy final round at PGA "Bethpage Black turned into a beast on Sunday as a strong and gusty southerly wind whipped across the Long Island course, presenting Brooks Koepka with perhaps the biggest obstacle he needs to overcome in pursuit of victory at the PGA Championship."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Karnataka Cop Turns His Lathi Into Flute And Netizens Are Full Of Praise Chandrakant Hutgi, the 52-year-old head constable of Hubli Rural Police station, has gone viral online for whittling a flute out of his police lathi or cane....
20:39 2019-05-29

Yogi Adityanath Turns 47, PM Wishes The "Dynamic Chief Minister" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and several other senior BJP leaders wished Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Yogi Adityanath on his birthday this morning who turns 47 today....
09:52 2019-06-05

Army dad turns up at daughter's high school graduation 10 years after he last saw her A Florida schoolgirl was surprised at her high school graduation ceremony when the father she hadn't seen in a decade, an Army staff sergeant, appeared on stage in uniform after returning from South Korea....
00:26 2019-05-22

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Worry “They’re always going to hold those mountains,” a Green Beret said of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The fear is that the group will keep growing....
08:52 2019-06-14

Sweet Canadian Grand Prix turns sour for Hamilton What should have been a sweet victory at the Canadian Grand Prix for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes on Sunday, instead left a bitter taste when the crowd turned on the Briton after a controversial penalty gifted him a milestone win....
04:39 2019-06-10

Court Turns Back Lexington Man’s Drug Conviction Over K9 Search FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Court of Appeals has agreed with a Lexington man that his drug conviction was based on insufficient evidence. Last year, 28-year-old Domonick Jones entered a conditional Alford plea to charges that resulted from a 2017 traffic stop. During that stop, a dr...
16:13 2019-06-01

Nine arrested as German girl's birthday party turns riotous As many as 400 people turned out for the 16-year-old's private celebration near the southwestern city of Mannheim. Police took several hours to restore order after the drunken crowd turned violent....
15:52 2019-06-15

Hori’s Grip Controller Turns The Switch Into An Absolute Unit The Nintendo Switch in handheld mode is essentially a game controller cut in half with a display wedged in the middle. Hori’s Daemon X Machina Grip controller, launching in September in Japan, is a more literal interpretation of the concept....
22:26 2019-06-13

Dugout tantrum turns painful for Yankees’ Brett Gardner New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner is known for his hard-nosed play on the field, but on Saturday, he took a shot off the field, too. During the Yankees’ 8-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians, a frustrated Gardner did his best Paul O’Neill impersonation. He threw his helmet into the d...
03:52 2019-06-09

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Workers at the some of the retail giant's stores said they had long expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn’t expected this middle period, during which they have to work side by side with machines that can be brittle, clumsy and easily confused by the messy realities of big-...
17:00 2019-06-06

Serena Williams’ jacket turns heads: ‘goddess,’ ‘champion’ PARIS — “Champion,” ”queen,” ”goddess” and “mother.” Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. “Those are things that mean a lot to m...
05:26 2019-05-28

Glenn Close discovers Snapchat, turns into Woody Harrelson The good news: Glenn Close has discovered Snapchat. It’s always fun to find a new app, and, even if Snapchat has lost a lot of its luster on account of its best features being stolen by Instagram, there’s still plenty of fun to be had on there. Snapchat’s goofy filters can turn you into a dog or ma...
19:52 2019-06-06

‘Dragon Quest Walk’ turns ‘Pokemon Go’ into a full-scale RPG There have been multiple Pokemon Go clones in the years since the mobile phenomenon launched, but none have made a fraction of the impact as the original. Niantic’s next game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has a chance to once again reach a wide audience when it launches later this year, but an...
00:13 2019-06-04

‘Midnight Cowboy’ turns 50: Inside the making of a film classic Decades from now, when people wonder what New York City was like in the late ’60s, all they’ll have to do is watch “Midnight Cowboy.” Released 50 years ago, on May 25, 1969, it shows the city in its gritty glory — particularly 42nd Street, the stomping ground of the film’s desperate hustler, Joe Buc...
09:26 2019-05-24

Video: Woman With Michael Jackson Phobia Turns To Hypnotherapy For Help Poppy Johnson was just five when she first saw the music video of Michael Jackson's Thriller. Since then, the 23-year-old has suffered from an irrational fear of the famous singer-songwriter....
16:13 2019-05-21

Woman Relieved After Suspected Brain Tumor Turns Out to Be Tapeworm Egg You wouldn’t expect that finding a tapeworm egg in your brain would be seen as good news, but such was the case for New York resident Rachel Palma this past fall. That’s because the larva found inside was the true cause of Palma’s worsening symptoms of insomnia and hallucinations, rather than a brai...
06:13 2019-06-08

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent; 350 detained BRUSSELS (AP) — A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people. The yellow vest demonstration was intended to be against social injustice on the day of European Parliament elections. But it d...
23:00 2019-05-26

350 detained after yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people....
20:52 2019-05-26

"I Stand By Tejashwi": Tej Pratap Turns Krishna Again After Bihar Loss Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav may be going through a rough patch after his party drew a blank in the Lok Sabha elections, but his family continues to stand by him. And that includes his......
20:01 2019-05-28

Off-duty firefighter accused of hitting cyclist with muscle car turns himself in Brauley De La Rosa, of Yonkers, turned himself in to the 10th Precinct and was charged with reckless endangerment and aggravated unlicensed operator, both misdemeanors, after being told he was wanted for questioning....
00:26 2019-06-11

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US....
22:00 2019-05-22

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
15:52 2019-06-04

Pokémon Sleep literally turns napping into a video game Ever get scared that everything in your life will one day be subsumed within the entertainment complex? Well, sleep those worries away with the next entry in the Pokémon universe, Pokémon Sleep: a game where you are somehow rewarded for sleeping.Pokémon Sleep is set for release in 202...
15:39 2019-05-29

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits....
00:26 2019-06-05

Pokémon Sleep: game unveiled that 'turns sleeping into entertainment' After turning walking into a game, franchise now aims to ‘reward good sleep habits as part of a healthy lifestyle’The Pokémon Company has announced a new game in line with its hit Pokémon Go, called Pokémon Sleep, which aims to “turn sleeping into entertainment”.The new game involves tracking a play...
11:52 2019-05-29

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial officials.The law, part of a new penal code submitted to p...
16:00 2019-06-07

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-05-22

Crime: Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
17:52 2019-05-21

Trump tells Israelis to ‘get their act together,’ as country gears up for second election President Trump has done little to hide the fact that he prefers Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister for a total of more than 13 years, to continue to lead the country....
01:26 2019-06-04

Czech PM Babis calls EU report on him an attack against country Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis fought back on Tuesday against a proposed European Commission report into his possible conflicts of interest, calling it an attack against the Czech Republic....
17:26 2019-06-04

Son of country singer Granger Smith dies after accident NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs t...
23:13 2019-06-06

More than 4 million Venezuelans have left the country in recent years: UN The UN said Friday that the number of Venezuelans who have fled their strife-torn country in recent years has topped 4 million as the government of strongman Nicolás Maduro struggles to maintain power amid crippling sanctions. The UN’s refugee agency said Friday the number of Venezuelan refugees and...
18:00 2019-06-07

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
11:52 2019-06-07

Mexico: Country has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from high-stakes talks over U.S. tariffs “with its dignity intact.”...
05:39 2019-06-09

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

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll probably say Dublin or Belfast. When it comes to writ...
09:52 2019-06-11

Country stars offer prayers for Granger Smith Country stars at the CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, offered prayers for fellow singer Granger Smith, whose three-year-old son died in an accident. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
20:26 2019-05-29

Wrangler’s collab with rapper Lil Nas X gets boycotted by country fans For those who didn’t know, country fans take their jeans seriously — very seriously. Case in point: The company, Wrangler, came under fire this week after launching a denim collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X, which is inspired by his hit song, “Old Town Road.” Fans have star...
08:52 2019-05-23

Mexico says to consider 'safe third country' status if migration does not slow Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday that if migration at Mexico's southern border does not decrease within 45 days, the government would begin talks with the United States about accepting a "safe third country" agreement....
00:52 2019-06-11

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
18:00 2019-05-21

China warns U.S. against labeling country as currency manipulator China said Wednesday a decision by the Trump administration to not label Beijing a currency manipulator is "in line with common sense" and warned Washington against "unilateral claims."...
17:52 2019-05-29

China says its Panchen Lama made first trip outside country in May A youth appointed by China as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans made his first trip outside the country last month, attending events in Thailand, Chinese state media reported....
09:00 2019-06-11

Arsonist burns gay pride flags outside Harlem bar At least one arsonist set two gay-pride flags on fire in front of a Harlem bar just before the start of Pride Month, police said — an act Gov. Cuomo condemned. Cops were called at around 12:20 a.m. Friday to Alibi Lounge on West 139th Street near Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., where two rainbow......
07:39 2019-06-02

Several injured in Washington, D.C., pride parade from gun scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm near him, officials said....
05:52 2019-06-09

Can’t Visit Stonewall in NYC? You Can Still Get Get There Via a ‘Living’ Pride Monument Today, New York City’s LGBT Community Center, Google and the National Parks Service launched Stonewall Forever, a “living” monument to 50 years of Pride, to half a century of resilience, and to many more years of resistance....
22:26 2019-06-04

Several Injured In Washington DC Pride Parade After Gun Scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm......
12:52 2019-06-09

U.S.-based Treasury bond funds attract fourth straight week of inflows -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the U.S. and China as well as Mexico, with U.S.-based domestic equities funds posting $10 billion of cash withdrawals, according to Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday....
22:52 2019-06-06

Porsha Williams' Fiancé Dennis McKinley Sets the Record Straight on Affair Rumors Peach, please! Things seem to be heating up in Atlanta, and we're not talking about the June weather. On Monday, Real Housewives of Atlanta fans began to wonder what was going on......
03:39 2019-06-04

French Open quarter-finals: Konta blitzes Stephens in straight sets – live! Updates from Roland Garros, play starts at 1pm (BST)Konta profits from coach’s powers of persuasionGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 2.47pm BST Wawrinka roars to a 40-0 lead but Federer doesn’t stop fighting and battles back to deuce. Stan drops a backhand on the line to earn another...
15:52 2019-06-04

Sports betting helps propel casinos to fourth straight year of revenue gains The legalization of sport betting helped propel U.S. casinos to a record year, with gaming revenue rising 3.5% from 2017 to $41.68 billion, according to the American Gaming Association....
16:39 2019-06-11

'Unexploded device' on River Thames in London turns out to be Christmas decoration A symbol of the holidays ended up causing a scare on Wednesday when authorities in England had to investigate a Christmas decoration that was mistaken for an explosive....
19:52 2019-05-29

Melania Trump Turns Heads In $3,500 Jumpsuit On Japan State Visit United States First Lady Melania Trump turned heads as she stepped out wearing a gorgeous sapphire jumpsuit by Loro Piana, costing USD 3,450, during her tour of a museum in Japan on Sunday....
08:52 2019-05-28

Trump's UK visit turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
02:39 2019-06-04

Trump turns 73: Ivanka, Eric wish their dad a happy birthday, share pics Ivanka Trump is wishing her father, President Donald Trump, a happy birthday, taking to Twitter to celebrate her dad.        ...
19:13 2019-06-14

VAR Malfunction Turns African Champions League Final Into Protracted Shitshow After a five-day controversy that included fans protesting in the streets, the Confederation of African Football executive committee decided Wednesday that the second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed, the Associated Press reports....
23:13 2019-06-05

‘Weird swing’ turns Dominic Smith into Mets’ injury concern PHOENIX — Dominic Smith homered with a sore right thumb a day earlier, but the Mets weren’t taking any chances Sunday. The first baseman/outfielder is expected to receive an MRI exam in New York on Monday, after he was scratched from the lineup against the Diamondbacks. Smith said he hurt the thumb ...
09:52 2019-06-03

North West Turns 6: Kim Kardashian and Others Share Sweet Birthday Tributes Happy birthday, North West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's first daughter and eldest of their four children turned 6 on Saturday and received sweet birthday tributes from her mom and......
00:00 2019-06-16

Turns Out This Game of Thrones Character Was Originally Supposed to Survive Season 8 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones killed off more major characters — including Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei and Jaime Lannister, and Theon Greyjoy — than any of the other seven preceding it. But there was appar...
21:00 2019-05-23

'The Groke' turns Finland's EU election night into World Cup hockey party It started as a typical election night. But by the time The Groke scored the goal that claimed the lead in the World Cup final, the ice hockey-mad people of Finland had pretty much forgotten about politics....
13:52 2019-05-27

Donald Trump turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
09:52 2019-06-04

A magnetized gadget turns Oculus Touch controllers into a two-handed lightsaber A video from Derek Ham shows his latest take of a magnetized accessory for the Oculus Touch that connect and align the controllers along a single axis.Read More...
09:13 2019-06-02

In iOS 13, Apple turns its ugly Photos app duckling into AI swan and video editor Let's face it, Apple's Photos app has been a bit of a mess since, well, inception. All of your pictures are bunched up into a single album called "All Photos," if you want them backed up to iCloud, bazinga!The new Photos app in iOS 13, thankfully, addresses some of these issues. No, you still won't ...
22:26 2019-06-03

Dark Phoenix turns one of the most celebrated arcs in all of comics into just another damn X-Men movie Magneto, played again by Michael Fassbender, shows up about halfway through Dark Phoenix, the latest and probably last movie featuring this particular big-screen iteration of the X-Men. The master of magnetism has given up the terrorist life, redirecting his energies (and powers) to the creation of ...
08:00 2019-06-05

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Accordi......
19:13 2019-06-13

Donald Trump turns to Brexit and Huawei as protesters mock with a 'blimp' Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks, as protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
11:26 2019-06-04

Clue: Candlestick turns a board game into comic book brilliance Adaptations are tricky endeavors, pulling stories out of their original media and forcing them into new confines that can often jeopardize their integrity. The challenge is heightened when that source material is a game. Video game adaptations are common and rarely pan out well, with filmmakers simp...
20:39 2019-05-25

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged letter to Abdel Fat...
15:26 2019-05-25

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show....
15:39 2019-05-21

Replica Spitfire turns heads at London station, marking D-Day anniversary Commuters at a London station got up close and personal with a World War Two icon on Friday, when a replica Supermarine Spitfire went on display on the concourse....
13:26 2019-05-31

Turns Out George R.R. Martin Is Behind the Game of Thrones Ending With Bran Stark Game of Thrones went off book at the end of its run, telling its own stories with just some guidance from source material author George R.R. Martin. Some of that guidance? It included who became......
02:13 2019-05-31

Bitter Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from becoming a religious state....
19:13 2019-05-30

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
12:52 2019-05-26

3-Year-Old Son of Country Singer Granger Smith Dies After Accident (NASHVILLE) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs to ot...
04:00 2019-06-07

Draymond Green flies cross country to see Kevin Durant Warriors forward Draymond Green, who had a spat with teammate Kevin Durant earlier this season, hopped on a plane and flew from San Francisco to New York this weekend with plans to visit the fallen superstar and check on his health, according to an NBA source. Durant, who as a free agent would be ab...
00:26 2019-06-16

Country singer Granger Smith announces death of 3-year-old son Country singer Granger Smith announced on Twitter on Thursday that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, had died. The boy was 3.        ...
02:52 2019-06-07

In the safest Tory seat in the country, who do angry, alarmed voters want to be PM? The Dorset town of Christchurch had a Tory majority of 25,000 in 2017. Now, party loyalists are despairing for the futureAt the 2017 general election, voters in the Dorset coastal town of Christchurch delivered the largest Conservative majority in the country. Last Friday, with its ranks of moored ...
06:01 2019-05-26

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a representative of the United States that can be doi...
16:00 2019-06-04

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country’s capital KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country’s capital. The state-run Kuwait News Agency and other local media quoting fire department officials say the accident took place ...
15:26 2019-05-27

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country's capital Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country's capital....
13:13 2019-05-27

Son of woman who died in DR says he was told country’s toxicology machines are broken The son of the Staten Island woman who died of an apparent heart attack in the Dominican Republic told The Post early Friday that the country has not done a toxicology report on her — because the country’s toxicology machine’s are broken. Will Cox, 25, said his mother Leyla Cox went to the Excellenc...
09:00 2019-06-14

Matt Prior: Jaguar's country roads gave its XJ the edge Jaguar XJ’s driver engagement isn’t enough to save it Porsche's engineers spend a lot of time on the autobahn, Jaguar's on the A444 to Nuneaton. Guess whose sports saloons are more usable? It was interesting to drive the new Porsche Panamera GTS in the same week that Jaguar confirmed XJ productio...
04:52 2019-06-14

German official warns Jews not to wear kippa ‘everywhere’ in country Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: “I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany.” He didn’t elaborate on what places and times might be risky....
01:00 2019-05-27

Jim Jordan: Democrats focused on impeachment and 'getting the president,' not helping the country Rep. Jim Jordan said Tuesday that Democrats are focused on "getting the president" through impeachment, not on helping the country, calling John Dean's upcoming testimony the "opening act."...
15:39 2019-06-05

Back-Country Greenwich, Conn.: Where Privacy Doesn’t Come Cheap This Fairfield County area offers lots of green space to those who can pay the price. And thanks to changing tastes, it’s now (slightly) more affordable....
19:00 2019-06-05

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Hassan Rouhani made the comment late on Saturday. Rouhani says he previo...
09:26 2019-05-26

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of Parliament Wednesday night....
06:52 2019-06-06

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Shanghai Summit Meet Not Aimed At "Targeting" Any Country, Says China The SCO summit in Bishkek this week would discuss economy-related issues and security cooperation with a focus on counter terrorism, but it is not aimed at "targeting" any country, China said....
21:13 2019-06-10

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate after a DNA test proved he was the son of its deceased owner.Jordan Adlard Rogers, 31, found out his father was the aristocrat Charles Rogers after his ...
22:26 2019-05-21

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a private health care system run by the Defense Department...
09:52 2019-06-06

21-year-old American woman is the youngest person to visit every country Lexie Alford, 21, is now the youngest person to visit every country in the world after setting foot in North Korea on May 31.        ...
19:26 2019-06-05

Ronald Koeman: ‘We’re a country that will always produce good young players’ The Netherlands coach on facing England, the young talent at his disposal and that World Cup qualifier in 1993Deep in the countryside at the Dutch FA’s sparkling almost-new training centre, Ronald Koeman is sitting in a mocked-up dressing room surrounded by orange shirts. Yet for the man tasked with...
18:26 2019-06-03

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
19:52 2019-06-05

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
14:26 2019-05-28

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work on several wide-ranging projects: one about holidaymakers in Odessa, another about people at worship,...
15:00 2019-05-21

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The presidential candidate has made jogging part of his election toolkit, from his campaign against the decidedly less athletic Ted Cruz, to repeated 5km ja...
23:13 2019-06-12

Tiny Irish village to welcome Trump with pride, not protest In a small corner of Ireland's west coast Donald Trump means jobs. And the locals are getting ready to line the street with the Stars and Stripes to express their gratitude when he visits next week....
19:26 2019-05-29

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished marijuana products" throughout the Denver metro area....
21:26 2019-05-25

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

| Brumbies playing for Australian pride in quarter-finals The Brumbies are the only side left flying the Australian flag in Super Rugby and coach Dan McKellar says the team will be playing for national pride in the quarter-finals....
09:13 2019-06-16

Man arrested for waving gun at DC Pride parade, sparking stampede A man was arrested for waving a handgun during the Capital Pride Parade in Washington DC — sparking a stampede that left several people in the hospital, according to cops. The unidentified man was taken into custody during Saturday night’s parade and is facing a gun possession charge, po...
19:00 2019-06-09

Jerusalem pride draws thousands of gay revelers and police JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Jerusalem in the city’s annual gay pride parade, a festival that exposes deep divisions between Israel’s secular and Jewish ultra-Orthodox camps. Some 10,000 revelers waving rainbow and Israeli flags joined the proc...
18:39 2019-06-06

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted like a rainbow. The display, which coincides with ...
04:52 2019-06-16

CBOE'S FIFTH STRAIGHT RECORD VOLUME YEAR: 1.19 BILLION OPTIONS (4.7 MILLION ADV) CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, January 2, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest ever in its 35-year history as 1,193,355,070 contracts changed hands, a 26-percent increase over the 944,471,924 contracts traded in 2007.Average daily volume (ADV) of 4.7 million contracts bea...
13:26 2019-05-22

Rafael Nadal ousts Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Nadal beats Federer 6–3, 6–4, 6–2 in semi-finalRain halts Djokovic-Thiem match in third setWith 11 French Open titles in the bag, Rafael Nadal hardly needs help when it comes to winning at Roland Garros. But on Friday, after he produced a rock-solid performance in horrendous wind to see off Roger Fe...
20:26 2019-06-07

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
19:52 2019-06-07

Roger Federer strolls into French Open quarter-finals with straight sets win over Leonardo Mayer Roger Federer's impressive run in the French Open continued as the Swiss legend brushed aside unseeded Argentine Leonardo Mayer to reach the last eight on Sunday....
20:52 2019-06-02

Ravens’ Hayden Hurst turns to Twitter to find ‘gorgeous’ mystery woman Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst is putting his love life in the hands of the Twitterverse. After failing to connect on a recent flight to Baltimore, Hurst tweeted a note to a “gorgeous” mystery woman, who he believes may be “the one that got away.” “To the gorgeous tall b...
16:26 2019-05-21

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairytale in San Francisco’s Golden Gate park. The crowd...
14:13 2019-05-28

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panicked officials....
17:13 2019-05-21

Drake v Bucks feud grows as Milwaukee turns its ire on rapper's courtside antics Raptors super-fan has been vocal during NBA playoff gamesRapper trolls Milwaukee star Giannis AntetokounmpoAs the Toronto Raptors have made their way through the NBA playoffs, casual viewers may have wondered if Drake was coaching the team rather than Nick Nurse. The rapper has been a prominent pres...
21:13 2019-05-22

Kellen Winslow’s biking hobby turns into crucial evidence in rape trial Kellen Winslow Jr.’s biking hobby could turn into his downfall. The former NFL tight end is on trial for three alleged rapes, a misdemeanor case of lewd conduct and one for indecent exposure. The early parts of trial revolved around testimony from his alleged victims, and now prosecutors are f...
20:13 2019-05-29

Aaron Boone’s risky call turns into Yankees base-running flop Clint Frazier might not have had to evade questions about his embarrassing glove work if Aaron Boone had allowed his bat to do the talking. With Frazier at the plate, runners at the corners, and the Yankees trailing by one in the fourth inning, the young outfielder was robbed of a momentum-shifting ...
09:52 2019-06-03

Video: Chopper Rescue Of 74-Year-Old Woman Turns Scary As Stretcher Spins A woman who injured herself while hiking on Phoenix mountain was rescued by a helicopter, with a video showing her stretcher spinning rapidly while being lifted up....
09:26 2019-06-05

Trump's U.K. state visit turns from pomp and pageantry to foreign policy President Trump is spending three days in Britain celebrating the 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States.        ...
09:26 2019-06-04

England vs Australia: Steve Smith turns jeers to cheers with fine century Australia's Steve Smith was greeted by a mixture of boos and polite applause as he marked his comeback appearance against England with a fine century in the World Cup warm-up match at the Ageas Bowl....
05:52 2019-05-26

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
07:52 2019-06-03

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purchases on Saturday....
23:39 2019-06-15

Tonnes of plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to country of origin Malaysia will return 450 tonnes of contaminated plastic waste to the countries that shipped it, in a refusal to become a dumping ground for the world's trash....
12:13 2019-05-28

‘The welfare of the Libyan people’ the UN’s sole agenda for the country, says Guterres in Tripoli Helping to promote a “Libyan-led and Libyan owned political solution” to resolve years of instability and insecurity there that puts the “welfare of the Libyan people” first, is the sole agenda of the United Nations within the country, Secretary-General António Guterres told a press conference in th...
14:52 2019-05-21

Will & Kate visit farm country, try their hands at shearing squirming sheep The royal Cambridge couple spent a day in British farm country, visiting a sheep farm and trying their hands at shearing some squirmy sheep.        ...
05:52 2019-06-12

Country star Kenny Rogers dismisses 'wild misinformation' about his health Country singer Kenny Rogers on Friday dismissed "wild misinformation and speculation" about his health and said he planned on "sticking around" for years to come....
22:39 2019-05-31

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest and moving it to American Samoa....
14:39 2019-05-21

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
10:13 2019-05-23

India's trash mountains are a fetid symbol of the country's plastic problem Ravidas in New Delhi is a slum like no other. There are no fetid open sewers brimming with human waste or piles of trash lining every alley and corner. The residents of this ramshackle community run a tight ship....
04:39 2019-06-08

Two EKU Baseball Players in Cape Cod Summer Ball League, Others Playing Throughout the Country EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Thirty-one Eastern Kentucky University baseball players are playing in summer baseball leagues throughout the nation and two Colonels are playing in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. Junior to be Daniel Harris IV is playing in the infield for the Brewster White...
01:13 2019-06-15

Mexican foreign secretary says country still has ‘dignity intact’ after tariff deal Marcelo Ebrard, who helped negotiate the deal in Washington D.C., said when he arrived back home and gave the president his report, he told Lopez Obrador: "There are no tariffs, Mr. President, we emerged with our dignity intact."...
07:13 2019-06-09

Gillibrand lights into NRA as 'worst organization in this country' at Fox News town hall Kirsten Gillibrand sought to revive her struggling presidential candidacy at a fiery Fox News town hall Sunday in Dubuque, Iowa, raising her voice repeatedly, unapologetically embracing late-term abortion, and lighting into the National Rifle Association (NRA) as "the worst organization in this coun...
08:13 2019-06-03

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thursday on his radio show, talking about the Russia investigation and its origins....
02:39 2019-05-31

Which Country Cutie Lit Up the 2019 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet? Vote for Your Favorite Look Now We've gone country, y'all! On Wednesday, country music's biggest stars arrived in Nashville to live it up and crank up that boot-stomping music at the 2019 CMT Music Awards.......
17:52 2019-06-06

Meghalaya High Court Sets Aside Former Judge's "Hindu Country" Verdict The Meghalaya High Court has set aside a controversial judgement written by a former judge, observing that India should have been declared a ''Hindu country'' after partition....
19:52 2019-05-25

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program....
17:26 2019-06-14

Fire destroys barn at popular Amish country produce stand STRASBURG, Pa. (AP) — A barn fire in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country sent up a plume of smoke visible for miles and required a hazardous materials team to respond to runoff into a stream. LNP newspaper reported the Wednesday night blaze in Strasburg occurred on the si...
19:00 2019-05-30

Modi Government Working To Digitally-Empower Country By 2022: Ajit Pai India is pursuing bold strategies to achieve the ambitious goal of universal Internet access by 2022, a top Indian-American official has said, highlighting the challenges in building broadband......
15:13 2019-06-13

Tour Mexico's wine country: See photos of Valle de Guadalupe Where do you go after touring Napa Valley? Try Mexico's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe, located 75 miles south of Tijuana.        ...
15:26 2019-06-06

Dad goes viral for giving hundreds of hugs at Pittsburgh Pride parade One Pennsylvania man has gone viral on social media for sharing the story of his bittersweet exchanges with two strangers at the Pittsburg Pride parade....
21:13 2019-06-13

Laverne Cox's New H&M Pride Collection Campaign Will Make You Feel the Love Laverne Cox has the perfect reminder for you to stay true to yourself. In honor of H&M's upcoming "Stay True Stay You" collection in celebration of Pride, the equal......
01:26 2019-05-22

I Kept Hearing My Masculinity Was Under Attack by The Gay Agenda, So I Went to Pride to Test This Theory On June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen—armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle, a 9mm Glock and an insatiable disregard for human life—destroyed 49 innocent lives while causing irreparable harm and suffering to 53 others....
16:00 2019-06-12

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the infamous 1969 raid on the Stonewall gay bar.Some qu...
15:00 2019-06-14

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets of Tbilisi by black-frocked priests and far-right p...
14:39 2019-06-16

Israeli police arrest 17 at annual Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Thousands of advocates showed up Thursday to Jerusalem's Gay Pride Parade, an event that might have been marred by a knife attack if it wasn't for attentive security officers....
19:13 2019-06-06

Capital Pride marchers panic after mistaken gunfire; man arrested One man was taken into custody and multiple people sustained minor injuries after a report of a man with a gun at the Capital Pride parade in Washington D.C., on Saturday night....
21:52 2019-06-09

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
00:26 2019-06-03

Warsaw’s pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central Europe’s largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time that Poland is exhibiting divisions over the demand for LGBT rights....
10:26 2019-06-08

Jackee Harry dishes on ‘Pride and Prejudice: Atlanta’ and her career Comedy legend Jackée Harry, best known for her Emmy-winning role as Sandra Clark on NBC’s “227,” has been itching to show off her drama chops. Now she has the chance. “I’ve been waiting a long time to sink my teeth into some drama. It made me feel like all the years I’ve been putting in......
08:13 2019-06-01

Panic at DC pride parade sends people running, some injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Washington, D.C., say several people were injured after a panic at the LGBTQ pride parade sent people running through the streets of the nation’s capital. It happened Saturday near Dupont Circle, where hundreds of people gathered to celebrate. Kevin Donahue, the ...
03:52 2019-06-09

A list of Pride events marking Stonewall’s 50th anniversary This year’s Pride Month is filled with parades, movie screenings, walking tours, art exhibits, and more, many of which commemorate the 50th anniversary of the June 1969 Stonewall uprising that fueled the fire for a global LGBTQ movement. Some of what’s on offer: EXHIBITS “Nobody Pr...
16:13 2019-06-01

Midboss’ Summer of Pride is a game-streaming celebration of inclusivity MidBoss, the company behind 2064: Read Only Memories, is kicking off its Summer of Pride gaming celebration to coincide with Pride Month. The event features a myriad of gaming personalities from the LGBTQIA+ community streaming queer-friendly games on Twitch all month long. Participation is simple. ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Several injured at D.C. pride parade after noise mistaken for gunshots causes panic A panic caused by a mistaken belief that a gun had been fired during a pride parade in America’s capital sent people running through the city’s streets, authorities said....
14:39 2019-06-09

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “especially harmful for children”, saying he did not...
02:39 2019-06-03

Trump Administration Bars Pride Flags from Embassy Flagpoles Four-year Dadaist art installation Trump and his administration are rejecting requests from United States embassies to fly the rainbow flag most closely associated with June, LGBTQ+ Pride Month, according to NBC News....
20:39 2019-06-09

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on their flagpoles during LBGTQ pride month. Related: T...
16:39 2019-06-11

Pride 2019: World's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.       ...
21:39 2019-06-11

Warsaw's pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland Thousands of people are expected to join Central and Eastern Europe's largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time when Poland is divided over the demand for LGBT rights....
13:00 2019-06-08

Detroit chief says neo-Nazis sought gay pride event violence DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief says officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark “Charlottesville No. 2” during a gay pride festival over the weekend. Chief James Craig said Monday that five people among about 15 white supremacists were legally carryi...
23:13 2019-06-10

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
01:26 2019-06-07

Police repeatedly fire tear gas on protesters as confrontation turns violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Wednesday with large crowds of protesters gathering around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed debate on proposed legal changes that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
13:39 2019-06-12

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
06:00 2019-05-22

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
09:26 2019-05-26

Country legend Tanya Tucker releases first single in 17 years, “The Wheels Of Laredo” One of the most impressive performances at last night’s CMT Music Awards was Tanya Tucker and Brandy Carlile dueting to Tucker’s signature song, “Delta Dawn,” before being joined onstage for a larger girl power group sing with artists like Trisha Yearwood and Martina McBride. The performance served ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Wu-Tang Clan become first hip-hop act to headline country music's legendary Ryman stage Legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan took over the Mother Church of Country Music on Sunday night as the rest of Nashville closed out CMA Fest 2019.        ...
16:39 2019-06-10

Australian authorities make the largest onshore meth bust in the country's history Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
08:52 2019-06-07

Robert De Niro pleads to Mueller in open letter: 'The country needs to hear your voice' Outspoken anti-Trump actor Robert De Niro has called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to speak out against President Trump, saying the country "needs to hear" his voice....
03:52 2019-05-30

Country music world reacts after Granger Smith's 3-year-old son dies Granger Smith received an outpouring of support after he announced his infant son's drowning death.        ...
18:39 2019-06-07

German Official Says He ‘Cannot Recommend’ Jews Wear Head Coverings in Some Parts of the Country (BERLIN) — Israel’s president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted ...
22:26 2019-05-26

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for higher pay and shorter hours in the country's largest ever education strike....
01:00 2019-05-29

Country star Randy Travis releases new music 6 years after near-fatal stroke Country music star Randy Travis dropped single “One in a Row” last week, the first music the singer has released since suffering an almost fatal stroke six years ago....
09:26 2019-06-04

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is emboldened....
09:39 2019-06-15

Italian soccer star scores country’s first hat trick at Women’s World Cup in 5-0 win over Jamaica Italian striker Cristiana Gieralli made history on Friday when she scored her country’s first hat trick – three goals – at a Women’s World Cup tournament....
23:52 2019-06-14

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week....
23:00 2019-06-14

Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said on Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, and called on Mexicans to unite to deal with the challenge....
15:52 2019-05-31

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold the first Queer Liberation March on June 30, the same day as the city’s traditional Pride parade. “The NYPD is just as bad as it ever was, even i...
22:39 2019-06-15

US Embassies In Delhi, Chennai Show Pride Flags Despite Washington's Note Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to hoist rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month this year, some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to......
05:00 2019-06-09

Despite Trump Administration Denials, U.S. Embassies Are Displaying Pride Flags Around the World Despite the Trump Administration’s reported refusals this year to grant permission for U.S. embassies to fly rainbow flags during Pride Month, some diplomats are finding ways to still show their support for the LGBTQ community. Under the Obama administration, all U.S. embassies received permis...
17:52 2019-06-09

Video shows arsonist setting fire to Harlem bar’s gay pride flags Newly released video shows the moment an arsonist lit gay pride flags on fire outside a Harlem bar. The firebug is seen in the footage around 12:15 a.m. Friday taking what appears to be a lighter to one of the rainbow flags displayed in front of Alibi Lounge on 7th Avenue in Harlem, police said......
23:00 2019-06-05

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag during the month of June....
21:13 2019-06-08

Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live’ and ‘pride of our nation’ COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live’ and ‘pride of our nation’ The post Trump tells US D-Day veterans they’re among the ‘very greatest Americans who will ever live̵...
14:13 2019-06-06

What have Budweiser’s ‘demi-sexual’ drinking cups got to do with Pride? | Arwa Mahdawi Have the big brands finally gone too far in their desperate bids to ally themselves with the LGBT movement? It’s June, which means it is Pride month. Which means brands are desperately painting rainbows over their merchandise in an attempt to seem woke. Ikea, for example, has launched rainbow shoppi...
08:39 2019-06-05

Google launches a Pride doodle, and it's getting lots of love on the internet Google has released a new doodle celebrating 50 years of pride, on the same day as the launch of Stonewall Forever. People are responding positively.        ...
18:00 2019-06-04

Madonna to headline Pride event at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 It’s official: Madonna will get into the groove at World Pride NYC. After months of speculation by rabid fans, NYC Pride confirmed Monday that the Material Girl will appear at the two-day Pride Island dance party on June 30 at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97. The event will officially close out the mont...
17:13 2019-06-03

Taylor Swift Celebrates LGBT Pride at Wango Tango: "We Need to Stand Together" Taylor Swift got political and reaffirmed her support for the LGBT community onstage at the 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango show on Saturday, the start of Pride Month. Wearing a pastel......
04:52 2019-06-03