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Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance

There were a few excused absences. An occasional player not being present. But otherwise, the Giants had near-perfect attendance for their voluntary organized team activities this spring, a departure ...

Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance

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Don’t tell Pat Shurmur the Giants are rebuilding Coach Pat Shurmur and the Giants see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. A turbulent offseason, the underwhelming blockbuster trade of Odell Beckham Jr., the ill-fated decision to let Landon Collins walk, the drafting of Daniel Jones with the sixth pick … and at the end of minicamp, at the b...
09:39 2019-06-07

Giants' Shurmur stokes QB controversy: 'We'll see what happens' New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur set the stage for a summertime quarterback competition between Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-11

Pat Shurmur delights in stirring Giants’ quarterback drama Pat Shurmur did not rule out a quarterback competition this summer between incumbent Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones for the starting job, but the Giants head coach did not promise one, either. “I think we’re going to play the very best player,’’ Shurmur said Tuesday after the Giants’ orga...
22:00 2019-06-11

Arizona high school gives car to student with perfect attendance This sure beats a certificate. An Arizona high school gave a car to a student to reward him for his perfect attendance record this year. The East Valley Institute of Technology in Phoenix ran its perfect attendance list for each of its campuses — and several hundred students ended up qualifyin...
21:13 2019-05-22

New York’s High Line park marks 10 years of transformation NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of New York’s High Line park turned a disused rail line into an urban oasis, art showcase and tourism magnet that welcomes 8 million visitors a year. The park is now marking two milestones. Its final section opened Wednesday, days before the 10th anniversary of the...
17:26 2019-06-09

Pat Shurmur heaps revealing praise on Daniel Jones Giants coach Pat Shurmur continues to heap praise on Daniel Jones, the rookie quarterback taken with the No. 6 pick in the draft. This time, it was not Jones’ physical skills that caught the attention of the coach. It was what is going on between Jones’ ears. “Fortunately for Daniel, he’s extremely ...
09:39 2019-06-07

MLB’s attendance problem is getting worse NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins drew 12,653 Wednesday night — combined. Baltimore, Cincinnati, Minnesota and Tampa Bay set stadium lows this year. Kansas City had its smallest home crowd since 2011 and Toronto and San Francisco since 2010. The Marlins’ average attendance is les...
05:26 2019-05-31

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

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno. Burning Man organizers had proposed raising the current 80,000...
01:13 2019-06-15

Josh Jones not in attendance at Packers' OTAs With just about everyone on the 90-man roster present for the second day of the Packers' voluntary organized team activities, safety Josh Jones was not in attendance        ...
01:52 2019-05-22

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the threshold of a half-billion visitors for the first time...
00:01 2019-05-24

IMS President: IndyCar Grand Prix 'not close' on title sponsor but attendance on the rise IMS President Doug Boles is predicting a 3-5% uptick in attendance over last year for this Saturday's sixth edition of the IndyCar Grand Prix.        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

Europe marks 75th anniversary of D-Day D-Day marked the ultimate collaboration between wartime allies, but 75 years on, those bonds are fraying. Leaders of France and the UK called for those ties to continue as they observed the somber occasion....
10:39 2019-06-06

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in Tuesday’s primary election. They were state Rep. Robert Goforth, William Woods and Ike Lawren...
02:39 2019-05-22

World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day In Solemn Observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered D-Day and hoped the world never forgets the sacrif...
10:52 2019-06-06

The refreshed Audi A7 hits all the right luxury marks Driving fatigue can set in after just a few hours behind the wheel. Even when you're behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world, you're going to want to pull over, stretch your legs and give your backside a rest. The sam......
16:52 2019-05-22

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement ...
00:39 2019-06-13

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

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League match 3-1, making it to the final of the inaugural ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avengers movie came out, and Hunger Games premiered. Hope...
14:52 2019-05-21

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday....
00:52 2019-06-13

Donald Trump marks D-Day anniversary before trip to Ireland President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
22:52 2019-06-05

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

New Audi A6 Allroad marks 20 years of rugged models Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the A6 Allroad quattro, it arrives as Audi celebrates two decades since t...
22:26 2019-06-05

97-year-old Army vet marks D-Day anniversary with parachute jump It was a jump for the ages. US Army veteran Tom Rice got to recreate his D-Day parachute jump on Wednesday — at the grand old age of 97. The San Diego veteran carried the Stars and Stripes as he leaped from a C-47 transport plane over Normandy along with hundreds of other veterans to......
04:26 2019-06-06

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
21:26 2019-05-23

UK monarch marks official birthday with pomp and parade LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the annual Trooping the Color parade, a traditional display of British pageantry. About 1,400 soldiers in ceremonial scarlet coats and bearskin hats march past the queen in a ceremony on Horse Guards Parade in Westminster. Royals...
13:26 2019-06-08

Prince Philip marks 98th birthday in private LONDON (AP) — Senior royals are congratulating Prince Philip as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II celebrates his 98th birthday in private. In a tweet Monday, the royal family wished Philip “a very happy” birthday. The British Army plans to fire gun salutes in Philip’s honor. The Ar...
16:13 2019-06-10

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s famous Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, portrays a pea...
09:13 2019-06-01

This Week's Game-Changing Walking Dead Comic Marks the End of an Era The Walking Dead has been around for so long at this point—on screen and on comic book shelves—that you can almost count on one hand the remaining elements of the series that were there from the very beginning and are still enduring what came after the zombie apocalypse. But this week’s issue reveal...
07:00 2019-06-06

New Audi A6 Allroad quattro marks 20 years of rugged brand Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the Allroad Quattro, it arrives as Audi celebrates two decades since the ...
17:13 2019-06-05

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have driven by that place a thousand times since I was...
17:52 2019-06-02

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
17:52 2019-05-21

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
05:13 2019-05-22

Want to get drunk and play with rats? San Francisco has your bait | Gene Marks San Francisco’s Rat Bar lets drinkers hold, play and run around with clean, domesticated rats – clearly the owners know their demographicWhat could be more relaxing after a hard day’s work than sitting back with a few friends, sipping a cool cocktail and letting a bunch of rats run all over you? If ...
15:26 2019-06-13

One week with the Valve Index: A VR game-changer with a few question marks The Valve Index and its incredibly reflective front plastic plate in my Seattle apartment. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] My introduction to the Index, Valve's first-ever top-to-bottom PC virtual...
21:13 2019-05-28

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s famous Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, portrays a peaceful encounter between a Chinese ...
22:26 2019-06-01

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
14:00 2019-06-11

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the hacker you can certainly understand why. It’s the...
15:52 2019-05-21

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
02:26 2019-05-30

Google Marks The Start Of World Cup 2019 With A Colourful Doodle Hosts and favourites England, bidding to win the trophy for the first time, will open the 46-day tournament when they face South Africa at The Oval in south London on May 30....
07:13 2019-05-30

Cboe Marks Third Anniversary of Target Outcome Investment Benchmarks McLean, Virginia -- April 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) and Cboe Vest Financial, an investment manager that focuses on targeted investment strategies, recently celebrated the third anniversary of the launch of Cboe’s Target Outcome benchmark indexes. The fast-growing Target Outcome inv...
16:00 2019-05-21

Pomp, parade marks Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the Trooping the Color parade, a grand occasion and demonstration of Britain’s ability to deploy pomp and circumstance of the highest order...
14:52 2019-06-08

D-Day 75 years on: Pegasus Bridge ceremony marks first key battle of D-Day three-quarters of a century later Serving soldiers have paid tribute to the heroic efforts of their Second World War brothers in arms at a ceremony marking the first key battle of D-Day....
04:39 2019-06-06

World marks 30 years since Tiananmen massacre as China censors all mention As commemorations for the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre take place worldwide Tuesday, any coverage or discussion of the event will be tightly censored in China....
08:26 2019-06-04

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large businesses: prospective employees are turning into gho...
17:52 2019-05-26

Bedford, a small Virginia town hit hard by D-Day, marks 75th anniversary in a big way U.S. and French flags adorned lamp posts in tiny Bedford, Va., as thousands gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

| Federer marks record 400th Grand Slam match with victory Roger Federer became the first player to contest 400 Grand Slam matches, marking the occasion in style with a straight-sets victory over Casper Ruud....
18:13 2019-05-31

Montreal marks 50th anniversary of John Lennon, Yoko Ono bed-in for peace A half-century later, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel is celebrating their storied pacifist pitch to the world with an art exhibition and tours of the suite they occupied....
01:52 2019-05-26

Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie' Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott's now classic sci-fi horror movie "Alien."...
02:00 2019-05-24

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle....
14:52 2019-05-21

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
16:39 2019-05-24

Oradour-sur-Glane marks worst Nazi massacre of civilians in France On a June afternoon, 75 years ago, the inhabitants of the village near Limoges, France, were rounded up, shot and killed by Nazi soldiers. The village has been left untouched to bear witness to the crimes....
02:00 2019-06-11

Zawe Ashton: ‘It’s not a wedding dress – but it marks my biggest, riskiest commitment’ The actor and author on how the sophisticated, subverted trouser suit she wore to her book launch made her feel like the experimental indie artist she isThis outfit sticks in my mind because I wore it for the launch of my first book. It seemed to vibrate all the things that I wanted to vibrate; I st...
18:52 2019-06-11

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
17:13 2019-05-21

Orlando marks 3rd anniversary of Pulse nightclub massacre with sombre memorial gatherings Three years after a gunman massacred 49 people and wounded many others at a gay nightclub in central Florida, the anniversary was being observed Wednesday with somber memorial gatherings and proclamations....
00:13 2019-06-13

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
18:53 2019-05-23

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring a social media influencer to help create buzz about their business. It may be worthwhile. But for on...
05:13 2019-05-22

Daniel James joining Man Utd marks dramatic shift in transfer strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The imminent signing of Daniel James marks a shift in Manchester United's transfer strategy - and has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's fingerprints all over it....
17:52 2019-06-06

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over the bipartisan tradition of defense funding. The fu...
15:26 2019-06-05

'Femtech' startups on the rise as investors scent profits in women's health | Gene Marks Venture capital firms – mostly male-led – are starting to overcome their wariness over women-orientated productsWhat if a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle could be turned into a diagnostic tool that warned of potential medical problems or even fatal diseases? That’s what one young company is trying t...
19:39 2019-06-06

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch their bids....
16:39 2019-05-24

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:00 2019-05-21

The forgotten running back Giants just can’t get rid of He is listed on the roster. He has a locker. He continues to wear No. 28. His name continues to appear on the depth chart at running back. Yes, Paul Perkins is still here. If you are surprised to learn Perkins continues to be a full-fledged member of the Giants, well, do not feel bad.......
04:52 2019-05-23

Darius Slayton has Giants saying exactly what he wants to hear There is usually a moment or two when a rookie wonders to himself: Can I do in the big leagues what I did in college? Do my physical skills translate at the highest level there is? Darius Slayton, a receiver from Auburn, harbored the normal novice trepidation when he arrived to the Giants. But one.....
02:26 2019-06-07

Yaz's grandson makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, started in left field and is batting seventh for the Giants in his major league debut....
23:52 2019-05-25

The Food Giants Are Coming for Beyond Meat The newly public veggie-burger company is getting all the attention, but plenty of established players are poised to profit from the meatless revolution....
12:52 2019-05-31

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night. Arizona had been held to 12 runs during a five-game losing streak before u...
08:26 2019-05-25

Giants’ other quarterback battle is one of survival Of the four quarterbacks on the Giants’ roster, Kyle Lauletta and Alex Tanney are the other guys in a room dominated by Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones. There will be some sort of quarterback competition at the top of this food chain, if you listen to coach Pat “I’m not trying to be cryptic’’......
23:00 2019-06-15

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith had to work around a pair of two-out hits and a seven-pitch walk in the ninth inning to keep his perfect season intact with another save. Make it 16 for 16 for the Giants closer, who got Manuel Margot to pop up with the bases loaded for the final out of San Francisco&...
08:26 2019-06-13

Yaz's grandson to make MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, will start in left field and bat seventh for the Giants in his major league debut....
20:26 2019-05-25

Marlins send Giants to 6th consecutive loss, 11-3 MIAMI (AP) — Jorge Alfaro and Garrett Cooper hit the Miami Marlins’ first three-run homers of the year Tuesday in an 11-3 win over the San Francisco Giants, who lost their sixth game in a row. Trevor Richards (2-5) gave up a homer to Joe Panik on the game’s first pitch but blanked San Fr...
06:00 2019-05-29

Giants call up Carl Yastrzemski's grandson The San Francisco Giants have officially called up outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Baseball Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, from Triple-A Sacramento....
06:00 2019-05-26

NFL may have just saved New York from Giants, Jets TV torture If the Giants and Jets are unwatchable yet again, the NFL may have just provided New York with a quick fix. At the Spring League Meeting on Wednesday, the league eliminated the so-called “singleheader rule,” meaning that every market will get three games broadcast on Sundays. Previously,...
23:39 2019-05-22

Eli Manning not caught up in trying to impress anyone at Giants minicamp Rookie Daniel Jones is getting the cheers at practice from teammates, while Eli Manning is focused on getting what he needs out of minicamp        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Jon Halapio ready to be the Giants’ center of attention again The backbone of the Giants’ offensive line won’t be new additions Kevin Zeitler or Mike Remmers. Neither will it be Nate Solder or Will Hernandez, who are both returning for their second season in the Meadowlands. It’ll be the man in the middle. Center Jon Halapio has worked his way back after suffe...
17:52 2019-06-16

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last season, was unable to properly imprint the defense in his image. Anyone familiar with his work in Arizona knows it. All those grumpy Giants fans who witn...
16:39 2019-06-06

A charitable way for Landon Collins to say goodbye to Giants It can happen this fast. One day you are sure you are a part of the fabric of a franchise, the next day you are torn away. So it goes with Landon Collins, a one-time Giants fixture who now wears burgundy and gold and plays for the rival Redskins. “Honestly I feel more of a......
12:01 2019-06-09

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Yastrzemski’s two-run drive to center off Alex Claudio made it 5-2 in the seventh. It...
15:00 2019-06-15

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime he wants......
19:52 2019-05-24

Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik hit a game-ending two-run single off Atlanta closer Luke Jackson with two outs in the ninth to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Brandon Crawford began the comeback with a one-out single. After Steven Duggar struck out...
08:00 2019-05-22

Bochy gets 1,000th win with Giants, SF tops Mets 9-3 in 10 NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Bochy joined John McGraw as the only Giants managers to win 1,000 regular-season games when San Francisco beat the New York Mets 9-3 Tuesday night behind Stephen Vogt’s tiebreaking, two-run double in the 10th inning. On a night that began as a rematch between the Giants&#...
06:26 2019-06-05

Giants’ Nate Solder and Will Hernandez on same page now No meaningful partnership is forged overnight. The bonding takes time, patience, and often, a fair share of agita. Just ask Giants offensive linemen Will Hernandez and Nate Solder. Their on-field relationship was littered with growing pains, predictable yet also debilitating to the offensive flow, a...
10:39 2019-06-08

Todd Frazier, and the Mets, Dig In for a Series Win Over the Giants Frazier got underneath an eighth-inning curveball to help the Mets to a 7-3 win, delivering a positive end to a series that began with criticism of Mickey Callaway....
01:26 2019-06-07

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? Today, we find out....
23:26 2019-05-24

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you manage without Microsoft? Even though Microsoft is no longer as ubiquitous in our computing lives as it once was, it could be argued the company is stronger than ever before. We're at the penultimate point in our quitting project: can you live without Redmond?...
18:13 2019-05-26

Former Giants outfielder Ángel Pagán rescued at sea Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Ángel Pagán was one of three people rescued off the coast of Puerto Rico after their boat capsized Tuesday morning....
23:52 2019-05-30

Daniel Jones already off and running for Giants in minicamp Rookie quarterback made some good throws in Tuesday's minicamp - and some bad ones - but his long run on a zone read wowed teammates.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you say goodbye to Google? Google touches all aspects of our lives, from the videos we watch to the information we seek. Could you live without Google? In our five day series, this is hump day, the day we look at Google....
17:39 2019-05-25

Giants’ DeAndre Baker can’t wait to show what he actually can do It’s usually the bigger guys, the linemen or the linebackers, who are giddy to put the pads on and get more physical in practice. Yet one of the Giants’ smaller players, rookie cornerback DeAndre Baker, is champing at the bit to get his hands on his teammates. “We want the pads on,” Baker said Thurs...
11:26 2019-06-07

Chad Wheeler not backing down from Giants’ job battle: ‘Still here’ The flowing hair of Chad Wheeler escapes out the back of his helmet and falls haphazardly onto his shoulders. It is a considerable length yet not the scraggly locks he longs to have. To locate the hirsute appearance he truly craves, look no further than Mike Remmers, who sports a reddish facial grow...
04:00 2019-06-03

Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks’ feel-good weekend ended on a sour note with injury concerns over starting pitcher Luke Weaver. Ketel Marte homered for the third time in three games, Eduardo Escobar had three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record for scoring ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks the sixth known case in the last year of a child dy...
04:00 2019-05-23

Eli Manning-Daniel Jones show not the Giants’ only narrative Other than attaching “mandatory’’ to the proceedings and calling it a veteran minicamp, the next three days for the Giants will be quite similar to what they have been doing this spring in their organized team activity practices. In fact, coach Pat Shurmur said other than extra meeting time and long...
02:52 2019-06-04

Madison Bumgarner in no mood to talk about leaving Giants It would seem likely Madison Bumgarner’s future is elsewhere, unless the Giants miraculously turn around their disappointing season. But for now, the four-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion isn’t thinking about leaving, or potentially making his next home in New York City with the Ya...
12:26 2019-06-05

Giants’ Dexter Lawrence is angered by his run-stuffing reputation The question is about being pigeonholed, and Dexter Lawrence gives a soft laugh before he answers. “I gave them that perspective, so it’s kinda just up to me,” Lawrence said. “Cause I know who I am. I know I can pass rush and get to the quarterback. It’s up to me to prove myself right.......
00:13 2019-06-05

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
15:26 2019-05-22

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
21:13 2019-06-03

How Giants receiver is helping victims of Ohio tornadoes Cody Latimer was looking forward to OTAs — but he had somewhere more important to be. The 26-year-old wide receiver, who is entering his second season with the Giants, missed last week’s voluntary practice to aid his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, which was ravaged by multiple tornadoes, resulting in at ...
12:26 2019-06-05

Mets add Aaron Altherr from Giants for outfield depth The Mets followed up two roster moves Thursday morning with a third this afternoon. The team claimed outfielder Aaron Altherr off waivers from the Giants, designating Tim Peterson for assignment in correspondence. This comes just hours after Robinson Cano and Jeff McNeil were put on the injured list...
20:52 2019-05-23

Mets vs. Giants: Zack Wheeler will beat San Francisco Tour de Fraud champ Lance Armstrong on his “Next Stage” interview: “I wouldn’t change a thing … the way I acted … the lessons I’ve learned … I don’t get investigated, sanctioned.” Stitches reliable sources say Jussie Smollett, also transitioning from denial to acceptance, will be e...
16:39 2019-06-06

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers to 1-0 shutout of Giants Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

States Prepare to Launch Investigations Into Tech Giants State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
21:13 2019-06-07

Brewers vs. Giants: Chase Anderson will stymie San Francisco Holiday greetings from reader James Durda. An 86-year-old man went to his doctor. Asked how he was feeling, and the senior said, “Great, I’ve never felt better. I have a 20-year-old bride who is pregnant with my child. What do you think about that Doc?” He considered the question and began to tell a...
18:39 2019-06-16

Giants only hope this is where Corey Ballentine heals from heartbreak He raced fluidly across his field of dreams with the effortless moves of a natural athlete. For Eli Manning, for Daniel Jones, for Saquon Barkley, for every other New York Giant, this was another football day in May, another OTA. For the kid wearing Ballentine in white letters above 25 on his blue j...
14:26 2019-05-29

Damon Harrison snaps at Giants fans, everyone: ‘Mr. Stupid’ “Snacks” took a bite out of Giants fans. Former Giants defensive lineman Damon “Snacks” Harrison launched a tweetstorm Sunday night amid skipping voluntary OTAs for the Lions, whom traded for him in October. Detroit has refuted reports that Harrison is holding out for a new contract, as ...
08:13 2019-05-27

Jabrill Peppers is already making ‘impact’ Giants hoped for This is what the Giants are looking for from Jabrill Peppers. The third-year safety, a key piece in the trade with the Browns that sent star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland, was easy to spot on the field Monday in the Giants’ first organized team activity practice. Wearing jersey No. 21 — th...
15:26 2019-05-21

Giants beat Kershaw, Dodgers 2-1 to end 5-game skid SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Pillar hit an RBI single in a two-run sixth inning and San Francisco dealt Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw his first loss of the season as the Giants snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 2-1 win over the NL West-leading Dodgers on Friday night. Pillar’s bloo...
11:39 2019-06-08

Charter just gave us another reminder of why everyone hates telecom giants If you’re one of Charter’s Spectrum Internet customers, get ready to hand over more of your money if you decide to quit the service. Charter has started alerting Internet customers via the latest monthly billing statement — way down in the fine print — that you’re essen...
21:00 2019-05-21

Giants don't rule out Week 1 start for QB Daniel Jones While Pat Shurmur has called Eli Manning the starting quarterback, the New York Giants coach hasn't ruled out the possibility of rookie Daniel Jones starting Week 1....
23:26 2019-06-11

How China’s Rise Spurs Quest for Homegrown Giants “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic growth. The European Union worked for decades to stam...
06:26 2019-06-07

Longoria rallies Giants past Padres with bat, glove SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning and made a stellar defensive play in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Tuesday night. Joe Panik singled twice and Pablo Sandoval added a sacrifice fly for the Gia...
09:26 2019-06-12

Seager makes Giants’ strategy backfire in Dodgers’ 7-2 win SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Corey Seager had three of his four hits and three of his four RBIs following intentional walks to Cody Bellinger, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Saturday. Seager singled in the first to load the bases after the Giants gave the first f...
10:26 2019-06-09

Giants get OF Dickerson from Padres for minor league righty Outfielder Alex Dickerson has been traded to the San Francisco Giants from the San Diego Padres for minor league right-hander Franklin Van Gurp       ...
23:52 2019-06-10

Giants already extolling Jabrill Peppers’ loud leadership The Giants continue to set the bar quite high for Jabrill Peppers, the 23-year-old safety acquired in the trade that sent Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland. Peppers is noticeable for being extremely vocal on the practice field, and coach Pat Shurmur equates that to leadership ability. “I think really g...
14:26 2019-05-29

Don’t let Giants’ Eli Manning-Daniel Jones fodder fool you just yet The Giants did not embrace Eli Manning only to shove him to the side just because a shiny, new quarterback shares a room at the office with the franchise icon. The Giants did not agree to pay out the full amount of Manning’s contract — $17 million — and keep him on the books eating......
04:00 2019-06-12

China Warns Tech Giants After US Huawei Ban: Report The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday....
15:00 2019-06-10

Giants call up Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend The San Francisco Giants called up outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, before Saturday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 28-year-old will make his major league debut after more than 700 games over six-plus seasons in the minors. In a corresponding move...
02:39 2019-05-26

Vogt, Yastrzemski team up to lead Giants over Brewers 8-7 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Steven Vogt hit two triples and left fielder Mike Yastrzemski made a nifty catch for the final out to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Saturday. The Giants rallied from a 5-1 deficit for their fourth straight win. Christian Yelich hit his m...
05:52 2019-06-16

How Giants’ Eli Manning is viewing the Daniel Jones challenge There was no scoreboard lit up in the end zone of any practice field Wednesday at the Giants’ minicamp. Eli Manning said he wasn’t keeping any kind of mental scorecard, either, of the play-by-play action between him and Daniel Jones. He didn’t need to. Everyone else will do it for him. For the first...
03:52 2019-06-06

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:00 2019-05-21

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young guys, older guys, we’re as strong as our weakest li...
08:52 2019-06-10

Antoine Bethea is perfect for Giants’ defensive overhaul This is Antoine Bethea’s recollection of what a James Bettcher defense looks like: “Aggressive style of defense, aggressive style of play. It enables everybody on the field to make plays on defense, from the front to the back end. I can play back in the post, read the quarterback and make plays.’’ D...
05:13 2019-05-30

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger on Sunday that would create the second-biggest defense and aerospace company in the United States, behind only Boeing Co. There’s a new defense and aer...
00:52 2019-06-11

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
05:00 2019-06-04

China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban Chinese officials told the companies there would be dire consequences if they cut sales or pulled production from China, people familiar with the meetings said....
08:39 2019-06-08

Giants activate catcher Buster Posey from injured list The San Francisco Giants activated catcher Buster Posey off the 10-day injured list before their game against the San Diego Padres       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fiddle, leader of a CBRE leasing team....
08:52 2019-06-11

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
15:00 2019-05-21

The Big Challenge for Policy Makers: Policing American Tech Giants Free services are good for consumers. Monopolies tend to be bad for them. The big tech platforms have elements of both and that’s vexing global policy makers as they struggle to police America’s digital powerhouses....
13:26 2019-06-03

Giants’ Sam Beal is full of confidence after lost rookie season Sam Beal is certain the Giants made a wise move giving up a third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to select him in the 2018 supplemental draft. “Oh yeah — they wouldn’t have been wrong if they got me in the first, promise you that,” Beal told The Post. Beal, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound cornerback,......
15:26 2019-05-21

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook both tumbled more than 6 percent, and Amazon dropp...
05:26 2019-06-04

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
00:13 2019-06-04

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
10:13 2019-06-11

Janoris Jenkins survived Giants purge and is facing next challenge Cornerbacks are part of a defense and members of a team, of course, but they are often on an island — not in the Tom Hanks/“Cast Away’’ sense, but in that they often do their best work in isolation, one-on-one with a receiver. Janoris Jenkins in many ways is the quintessential cornerback. He is quir...
02:52 2019-05-22

Belt’s 4 RBIs, Posey HR carry Giants past Orioles 8-2 BALTIMORE (AP) — Brandon Belt drove in four runs, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants used a rare offensive outburst to breeze past the Baltimore Orioles 8-2 on Saturday. San Francisco built a 7-1 lead in the fifth inning and cruised to only its second win in 10 games. The Giants came ...
01:26 2019-06-02

Markus Golden out to return Giants mean streak: ‘I’m gonna hunt’ The Giants as a team refrained from roughing up opposing quarterbacks in 2018 more blatantly than every team in the NFL, other than the Raiders. Michael Strahan once ravaged his way to a record 22.5 sacks in a single season. The 2018 Giants as a collective unit were more pillow-fight than they were ...
02:39 2019-05-26

Giants’ Daniel Jones shows off a skill set Eli Manning doesn’t have There is so much — too much — emphasis on the Giants loving Daniel Jones because he reminds them of a younger Eli Manning. Some of the similarities are obvious and eye-catching — the body structure, the facial shape, the pocket-passing mannerisms. One of the most glaring differences surfaced Tuesday...
12:26 2019-06-05

Jabrill Peppers embracing role as Giants’ defensive leader Jabrill Peppers was on the practice field because Odell Beckham Jr. was not. While the young safety wore blue, the superstar wide receiver sported orange and brown. Peppers is already onto the second chapter of his young career because the Giants sent perhaps the most gifted offensive talent in team...
07:00 2019-06-05

Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski debuts for Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco Giants and put in the starting lineup to make his major league debut in Saturday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The younger Yastrzemski was hitting .316 (43 for 1...
22:26 2019-05-25

Watch: Orioles ballgirl fields laser during loss to Giants A ballgirl showed impressive poise in fielding a foul ball laser during the San Francisco Giants' win against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
15:39 2019-06-03

Ump Hallion leaves Giants-Mets game after hit by foul ball NEW YORK (AP) — Plate umpire Tom Hallion was forced to leave the game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets on Tuesday night soon after he was hit in the mask by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier with one out in the fourth inning. Hallion was hurt on Madison Bumgarner’s 3-1 ...
06:26 2019-06-05

After Picking Daniel Jones, the Giants Rush to Reassure Eli Manning The Giants’ surprising first-round pick was met by disbelief by some observers. But it also sent an unmistakable signal about a coming change at quarterback....
21:26 2019-05-21

Odell Beckham isn’t finished taking shots at Eli Manning, Giants Odell Beckham Jr.’s grand return to Browns camp featured some highlight grabs and a subtle dig at his former club, as the enigmatic star faced reporters Wednesday after dodging them and his new teammates for the majority of spring. At last, the Browns no longer need to answer for their notorious no-...
02:52 2019-06-06

Daniel Jones’ speed gives Giants’ offensive coordinator options Mike Shula isn’t running to dig up the old plays he used to call when he was with the Panthers and his quarterback was Cam Newton, but with rookie Daniel Jones showing off some mobility, the Giants’ offensive coordinator may keep a few in mind. “There’s some similarities with his feet and his quickn...
11:39 2019-06-06

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

Patriots have Saquon Barkley believing laughed-off Giants’ dream Ask Saquon Barkley if the Giants are a playoff team this year, and he will respond like he was asked if he has the biggest quads in the huddle. “Come on, man. That’s obvious,” he said. “I know why people may not think [so], but yes.” Such is the mindset of one of the most......
04:39 2019-06-02

WRAPUP 1-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
21:39 2019-06-03

Journeyman receiver Corey Coleman feels at home with Giants Literally speaking, this is Corey Coleman’s second year with the Giants. But to the receiver, it feels like his first. When Coleman came to New York last October, all he had time to do was learn what he had to know on a week-to-week basis. Now, he’s starting from the foundation — formations, concept...
12:26 2019-06-05

Daniel Jones’ striking words shouldn’t be forgotten in Giants hoopla In his last comments to the media before training camp in six weeks, Pat Shurmur stirred up a possible quarterback competition. The Giants coach said Eli Manning is the starter, but first-round pick Daniel Jones is getting ready to play, leaving the door slightly ajar for Jones to at least challenge...
04:00 2019-06-12

New York Giants coach raises eyebrows after saying these quarterbacks are ‘fiery under the covers’ New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur made an odd comparison when talking about two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning and the team’s No. 6 pick Daniel Jones....
22:13 2019-05-29

Giants rookie Corey Ballentine participates in OTA practice one month after being shot Giants sixth-round pick and former Division II Washburn star Corey Ballentine took part in team drills Tuesday, one month after being shot.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco Giants and made his major league debut.        ...
12:01 2019-05-26

New York Giants' Cody Latimer helps Ohio tornado victims New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to help aid victims who were affected by a deadly tornado that swept through the area....
18:26 2019-05-31

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, a push that is designed to further differentiate it from Google and Facebook, which have built their fortunes on tracking user activity and behavior....
00:13 2019-06-04

Sportwatch: Magpies v Dockers, Giants v Suns, Super Netball and more – live! Updates on a busy day of sport around AustraliaAny thoughts? Send an email to Pádraig 5.19am BST AFL: it’s quarter time in the Sydney Showground, too. It’s GWS 4.2 (26)-3.3 (21) Gold Coast. Ben King has scored his first goal, which must be exciting. Ben King with his first goal in AFL Football!#AFLG...
06:39 2019-06-01

Dwight Smith hits 1st grand slam, Orioles beat Giants 9-6 BALTIMORE (AP) — Dwight Smith’s first career grand slam capped a six-run outburst in the first inning and the Baltimore Orioles outslugged the San Francisco Giants 9-6 Friday night. The teams met at Camden Yards for the first time since 2004. Trey Mancini and Renato Núñez also homered for the ...
05:13 2019-06-01

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
17:13 2019-05-27

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
20:26 2019-06-11

Giants’ Corey Ballentine hits field quietly month after tragedy The shooting death of former Washburn University football player Dwane Simmons, an incident that left teammate and friend Corey Ballentine wounded hours after he was drafted by the Giants, remains unsolved. “At this time there are no additional updates in the Simmons/Ballentine case other than that ...
03:13 2019-05-29

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
01:52 2019-06-04

G20 agrees to push ahead with rules on corporate tax targeting tech giants Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants like Facebook use to reduce their corporate tax burden....
05:39 2019-06-08

Lorenzo Carter is the ‘deadly pass rusher’ Giants plan to unleash If you’ve got it, use it. This is one of the lessons James Bettcher, the Giants’ defensive coordinator, is trying to impart on Lorenzo Carter, outside linebacker and, just maybe, the answer to one of the most critical question of all looming over this team entering the 2019 season: Who the heck is g...
00:26 2019-06-10

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
07:26 2019-06-08

Giants' Kevin Pillar Successfully Steals Second With The World's Most Powerful Slide In the bottom of the seventh, Brewers pitcher Alex Claudio attempted to pick off Giants center fielder Kevin Pillar at first. As Claudio turned to make the throw, Pillar took off for second. Thanks to a lack of urgency from Milwaukee’s Jesus Aguilar, Pillar was able to beat the follow-up throw and s...
18:00 2019-06-15

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
00:39 2019-06-06

Sportwatch: Wins for Roosters, Sea Eagles, Vixens, Swifts & Giants - live! Super Netball: Firebirds 60-71 Vixens; Swifts 59-55 GiantsNRL: Sea Eagles 34-14 Dragons; Roosters 38-12 BulldogsAFL: GWS beat North MelbourneMitchell dumped by Blues for game two 9.17am BST Cricket: Just a little reminder before I sign off that tonight’s cricket promises to be one of the sporting sp...
10:26 2019-06-16

Healthcare Giants Sleeping Soundly at Night With Biden in the 2020 Race Remember last month, when Wall Street pissed its $3,000 pants (COME ON!) over the possibility of Medicare for All? Well, the pants are now bone-dry and the bankers inside them are soothed. Jim Cramer, a shouty man with a suspect past and a poor record, had a reassuring sentiment for the elite last n...
20:13 2019-05-21

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 2007; FOURTH QUARTER MARKS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH CHICAGO, January 30, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $24.3 million, a 76 percent increase compared with $13.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. Total revenues for the quarter were up 43 percent to $93.0 million, from $...
14:13 2019-05-22

S.Korea stocks drop as grim industry outlook hits chip giants Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index fell early on Thursday as a dimmer outlook of memory chip industry pulled down shares of chip giants — the heavyweights on the major index. The Korean won and the benchmark bond yield fell. ** As of 0225 GM...
07:26 2019-06-13

Dodgers' Max Muncy blasts home run, trades barbs with Giants' Madison Bumgarner Max Muncy on Sunday added another chapter into the historic rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants with a home run off of Madison Bumgarner....
17:26 2019-06-10

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
14:39 2019-05-21

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reaching, covering the extent to which a company like Google favors its products over rivals or Facebook clones or acquires competitors in an attempt to e...
00:13 2019-06-04

Jason Vargas’ complete-game shutout propels Mets past Giants Mickey Callaway filled out the lineup card. The Mets made sure his imprint on the game ended there. Carrying a three-game losing streak built upon a pair of regretful decisions to remove Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard prematurely from their respective outings, the Mets made life stress free for t...
08:52 2019-06-06

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook....
02:52 2019-06-12

Giants' Tate compares Eli Manning-Daniel Jones to Brett Favre-Aaron Rodgers New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate voiced confidence in Daniel Jones, saying he hopes the dynamic between the rookie quarterback and Eli Manning is similar to the Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre scenario....
19:00 2019-05-24

Giants sign Dexter Lawrence, DeAndre Baker, await top pick Daniel Jones The Giants are slowly but surely getting contracts finalized with their 2019 draft class, which was a large one, with 10 players taken this year. On Friday, they signed two of their three first-round picks, securing defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence and cornerback DeAndre Baker. The only unsigned dra...
04:13 2019-06-15

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls For President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, had already been banned from Twitter and YouTube. T...
13:00 2019-06-10

CBOE DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.4 MILLION CONTRACTS IN AUGUST: UP 5% FROM YEAR AGO AND 2% FROM JULY 2009. Marks Most Active August Ever for CBOE CHICAGO, September 1, - The William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Wednesday, September 2, will participate in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) joint meetings on regulation harmonization.Mr. Brods...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 108.9 MILLION CONTRACTS IN MARCH: Marks Best March Ever for CBOE; ADV Up 6% from Year Ago and 17% from February 2009 Chicago, April 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that trading volume of 108.9 million contracts marked the Exchange's best March ever, up 17 percent over March 2008 volume of 93.0 million contracts and 35 percent over February 2009 volume of 80.7 million contracts. ...
13:26 2019-05-22

Seager makes Giants' strategy backfire in Dodgers' 7-2 win Corey Seager had three of his four hits and three of his four RBIs following intentional walks to Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2 Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging Braves beat the Giants 9-2        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

'You sound just like your dad’: Giants WR Sterling Shepard hopes to honor late father's legacy Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard opens up on fatherhood, his football legacy and fighting all his life to protect those closest to him.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

High And Dry Monday Unusually dry air (dewpoints in the 40s!) will make Monday very comfortable as high pressure builds in keeping it sunny with a northeast wind flowing. Monday also backs away from that summery warmth you expect in early June. Lexington usually sees highs in the low/mid 70s in early/mid May. It won...
13:26 2019-06-03

How to Have a High-End Vacation for Less You want luxury, but you don’t want to overspend for it. Here’s how to save in five popular and pricey cities without feeling deprived. (No hostels involved.)...
11:52 2019-06-12

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March 2009 ADV of 4,949,489 contracts. Total exchange v...
13:26 2019-05-22

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will be slow-moving, meaning we have a few more days of rain ahead of us. The low in question originally started out as a weak wave of low pressure that f...
13:26 2019-06-08

Investors Are Too High on the Cloud A tech sector not exposed to tariffs, trade wars or domestic political scrutiny sounds almost too good to be true. At current valuations, it just might be....
15:26 2019-06-05

AP Was There: US troops in high spirits on eve of D-Day This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don" landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
12:26 2019-06-02

Gold Jumps to 14-Month High Prices of the precious metal climbed as concerns about the health of China’s economy hit riskier commodities and tensions in the Middle East boosted haven assets....
16:13 2019-06-14

Kenya’s High Court Upholds Ban on Gay Sex The ruling on laws that date from the British colonial era disappointed but did not surprise gay rights advocates in Africa, where anti-gay views are common....
16:39 2019-05-24

When Low-Alcohol Wine Is a High Priority Our headache-prone wine columnist seeks out wines that clock in no higher than 12% alcohol—for the sake of pleasure, not piety. Here are her top five bottles....
23:26 2019-06-06

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
17:39 2019-06-14

High-protein vegan foods Vegans often find it difficult to eat a lot of protein, but there are many plant based sources of this nutrient, including beans, tofu, quinoa, and chickpeas. Learn more about high protein foods for vegans here. We also cover how to get enough vitamin B-12 and vitamin D on a vegan diet....
22:00 2019-06-12

CHEAP: Fly high with $350 off this DJI Spark drone After watching Avengers: Endgame, I’d totally understand if you want to gain flying abilities.. Unfortunately, we can’t help you with a superpower injection, but we’ve got a super flying deal for you. You can get DJI Spark Sky Blue Quadcopter Drone for just $299, down from $649.  The drone has a 12-...
19:39 2019-05-27

Botswana high court decriminalises gay sex Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights campaigners in Africa.Jubilant activists in the p...
14:26 2019-06-11

High court could cause Va. election drama, but likely won’t WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with a decision expected this month. The state is readying for primaries Tuesday. But a case the justices have yet to decide could mean revisions to about two dozen state House voting districts and, in theory, a new prim...
20:52 2019-06-08

Film dubbing as high art in Germany Last night’s German Dubbing Awards ceremony honored the star voices behind foreign films dubbed into German. But what makes a nation full of polyglots so attached to watching films in their native language?...
04:39 2019-05-25

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence....
17:26 2019-05-21

Wedding registries go high-tech (NBC News) According to a new study from the wedding-planning website The Knot, cash registries have gone up year after year, and are now bringing in about $1,800 for the average wedding. “When guests see what you will actually spend money on, they’re more likely to click the button an...
18:13 2019-05-30

Unsold vehicles hit ten year high in May Automakers and dealers had an estimated 4,120,900 unsold vehicles on hand to open May, a 78-day supply, according to the Automotive News Data Center....
18:13 2019-05-21

High Line celebrates 10 years with new art The popular elevated High Line park in Manhattan is expanding with a new section, called the Spur, which includes an open plaza with space for large artwork. (June 5)        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

Sensex Slumps Nearly 750 Points From Day's High, Nifty Below 12,000 Sensex and Nifty Indexes nosedived from near all-time high levels in noon deals on the back of sharp selloff in banking, energy and financial stocks....
09:39 2019-05-31

What foods contain high fructose corn syrup? High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a sugar alternative. Products that contain HFCS include sodas, packaged fruits, and desserts. Learn more about foods that contain HFCS, and why to avoid them, here....
01:39 2019-05-30

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
23:13 2019-06-11

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The French tech company will equip a reproduction of a......
14:26 2019-06-12

The 20 best high school graduation gifts of 2019 From dorm room essentials to a new laptop or Kindle, these are the best high school graduation gifts that teens actually want.       ...
02:52 2019-06-08

Does Booksmart spell the end of high school stereotypes? Olivia Wilde’s new film provides a hierarchy without the misfits, jocks and nerds that once occupied teen storiesTeen movies love to classify people into cliques and categories but Olivia Wilde’s new comedy Booksmart blows that all apart. It is a teen movie for the ages, mixing elements of Superbad,...
13:26 2019-05-27

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
18:39 2019-05-28

Measles count reaches 27-year high The number of confirmed measles cases across the United States has reached a new high of 971, the worst outbreak since the virus was declared eliminated from the country in 2000....
23:13 2019-05-30

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Crude Oil: Making Sense of the 3-Year High With crude oil prices at a 3-year high, ElliottWaveTV sat down with our Energy Pro Service editor, Steve Craig, to ask him if factors like the rising oil rig count or global oil inventories influence his perspective. Steve's been bullish on oil -- get his latest take on crude, XLE and more....
14:33 2019-05-21

Indians get season-high 18 hits, beat Red Sox 14-9 BOSTON (AP) — About the only hit the Cleveland Indians didn’t get was the single Carlos Santana needed to complete the cycle. Santana homered and smacked Cleveland’s first triple of the season as the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wedne...
11:26 2019-05-30

How The Man In the High Castle effectively blends history and CGI The Man In the High Castle returns for its fourth and final season later this year. In the meantime, we sat down with the Emmy-nominated visual effects team at Barnstorm VFX to talk about bringing the dystopian world of the Greater Nazi Reich to life....
05:13 2019-06-07

Boeing 737 Max Simulators Are in High Demand. They Are Flawed. The flight simulators are unable to accurately replicate the difficult conditions created by a malfunctioning system on the jet, which played a role in two fatal crashes....
23:13 2019-05-21

How High Are Corn Prices in China? You Won't Believe Your Ears Prices are near their highest levels in four years, the result of falling domestic production at a time of tense relations with Beijing’s major trading partners....
20:00 2019-06-06

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
18:26 2019-06-13

Dollar stalls near one-month high after Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday after minutes from the May Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed officials agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time."...
03:52 2019-05-23

Botswana's High Court decriminalizes homosexuality Botswana decriminalized homosexuality on Tuesday, with the High Court overturning a colonial-era law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison....
18:26 2019-06-11

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, Courtney, died four years ago before starting her freshman year of high school. Her fellow classmates...
03:13 2019-05-25

Here are some signs that high-end housing might be headed for trouble The high end real-estate market is under pressure, with an oversupply of high-priced homes and falling sales. Among the hardest hit are homes built on speculation. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on one mansion builder in L.A. who is facing some tough decisions....
15:13 2019-05-22

Look Cooler Than Ever in Discounted High-End Sunglasses From HauteLook Is the sun’s glare getting in your eyes, or are those really Oliver Peoples sunglasses for less than $100? We recently named the brand as our top summer sunglasses splurge, and now, you can get a pair of your own for much, much less money than usual at HauteLook. Also included in this promotion is a...
01:52 2019-05-23

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,200,000 earlier today.Today's new record surpassed the previous high price of $3,150,000 for a CBOE seat, which was set on December 11, 2007.On the year,...
14:13 2019-05-22

Kenyan high court upholds ban on same-sex relations A panel of three judges has said the constitution adequately protects LGBTQ people's rights. But activists and lawyers have criticized the ruling, saying it undermines protections guaranteed by the constitution....
04:39 2019-05-25

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this week, officials disclosed Wednesday. It’s the first time the city’s homeless shelter population has dropped below 60,000 since 2016, leaving officials...
00:39 2019-05-23

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High CHICAGO, IL -- January 11, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high of 438,038 contracts this morning. This morning's high surpassed the previous high mark of 431,265 VIX futures contr...
06:39 2019-05-22

Where are they now? Ostapenko's back with hope but high hurdles When Jelena Ostapenko cracked a backhand down the line to win the French Open in 2017, it flew with a sound that seemed to herald a new star in women's sport....
06:13 2019-05-24

Kenya's high court unanimously upholds ban on gay sex Kenya's high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and drawing strong criticism from the United Nations and rights activists....
23:13 2019-05-24

Huawei's next high-end MediaPad tablet just leaked The MediaPad M5 was announced way back in February of last year, meaning Huawei’s high-end tablet line is in dire need of an update. A successor has been rumored for quite some time and, thanks to one online retailer (via India Shopps), we now know what it’ll look like.Overall, the new tablet doesn’...
12:13 2019-05-30

Gold Discounts At Five-Month High In India Dealers in India, which is also the world's second biggest bullion consumer, were offering a discount of $7 an ounce over official domestic prices, the highest since mid-January....
16:39 2019-06-14

ATP roundup: High seeds tumble in Stuttgart Daniil Medvedev and Nikoloz Basilashvili, the two highest seeds in action on Wednesday, each fell in three sets in the Round of 16 of the MercedesCup in Stuttgart, Germany....
04:26 2019-06-13

| Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality Botswana's high court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country's 1965 penal code....
15:52 2019-06-11

Trump says of impeachment prospect: There was no high crime, no misdemeanor U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected talk among Democrats about the possibility of launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome....
15:52 2019-05-30

Macau casino revenue hits 5-month high in May Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau hit a five-month high in May, although softer demand from high rollers amid a slowdown in the world's No.2 economy and a Sino-U.S. trade war continued to keep a lid on gains....
20:00 2019-06-01

New York City rents just hit a new high, report finds Maybe the rent really is too darn high. The median rent for New York City one-bedroom apartments hit $2,980 in May, the highest in at least three years, according to real estate listing site Zumper’s national latest rent report. It’s even worse if Manhattan is considered independently of...
17:52 2019-06-04

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a breakfast meet-and-greet in tiny Hiawatha, two New Yor...
05:26 2019-06-09

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
15:52 2019-06-04

Missouri River will remain high because of water from dams OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River from upstream dams will remain at a high level for several months because of recent heavy rain and remaining snowpack. The Army Corps of Engineers says it expects water releases from reservoirs on the Missouri to be ...
15:26 2019-06-06

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in the southern African nation calls the sections unconstitutional. It comes less than a month after Ke...
12:00 2019-06-11

Boyle Co. Man Charged After High-Speed Chase, Tasing Christopher Lee Wilson BOYLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police say a Junction City man faces a raft of charges following a high-speed police chase Friday. Authorities said 34-year-old Christopher Lee Wilson was driving a vehicle he did not own or have permission to use when he refused to pull over...
20:52 2019-06-08

Magento ecommerce sites at 'high risk' of cyberattack SME websites using the Magento ecommerce platform are currently at high risk from cyberattacks according to new research from Foregenix.The firm analyzed almost 9m websites worldwide, including 2m in Europe, to discover that 87 percent of SME  websites using the Magento platform are currently a...
23:39 2019-06-04

High security a reminder on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Chinese authorities have stepped up security around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, a reminder of the government’s attempts to quash any memories of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests 30 years ago...
05:52 2019-06-04

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
20:39 2019-06-08

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to the highest May level since the current monitoring method began, prompting concerns that president Jair Bolsonaro is giving a free pass to illegal loggi...
01:00 2019-06-05

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
07:26 2019-06-09

They’re back: The shoes I wore in junior high school In some ways, their simple design and off-white coloring looked as dated to me as mom jeans. But in another sense, they looked as wonderful as the day I first saw them. My 13-year-old wanted them. And in that moment, I wanted them, too....
18:39 2019-06-06

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BBC reports. Speaking to parliament Wednesday, Tamuki Nemoto defended of the gendered footwear practice, which women throughout the country have been cam...
11:13 2019-06-06

High heels at work are necessary, says Japan's labour minister Ministry responds to #KuToo petition calling for end to women having to wear heels at workJapan’s health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is “necessary and appropriate” after a petition was filed against the practice.The remark cam...
20:13 2019-06-05

Hawkins has career-high 21, Mystics whip Wings 86-62. WASHINGTON (AP) — Tianna Hawkins and Aerial Powers combined for 39 points off the bench and the Washington Mystics cruised to an 86-62 win over the winless Dallas Wings on Sunday. Hawkins hit 7 of 9 shots with three 3-pointers for a career-high 21 points and Powers was 6 of 10 with two 3s for 18. El...
23:26 2019-06-09

Goodbye to The Good Place: TV's best comedy will end on a heavenly high The inspired sitcom about life after death will meet its maker after its fourth season. But unlike some shows, it has chosen the right time to fall on its forkStop all the clocks, cut off the fro-yo machine: The Good Place, the smart but silly sitcom that has reliably wrung laughs out of the afterli...
17:26 2019-06-10

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
15:13 2019-06-02

| England edge Barbarians in high-scoring affair Harlequins pair Marcus Smith and Alex Dombrandt pressed their claims to feature in England's RWC training squad after impressing in the victory over the Barbarians....
00:39 2019-06-03

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

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal roller coaster that pitted courts against politicians in a country polarized over what to do with the ex-rebel....
08:00 2019-05-31

Columbine High School demolition proposed in Colorado Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting that killed 13, administrators are suggesting tearing down the facility to discourage people compelled by a "morbid fascination" with the Littleton, Colo. school....
17:13 2019-06-07

High price of being in a wedding party is ruining friendships Avocado toast may not be to blame for millennials’ home-buying troubles after all, according to a new study that found at least 30 percent of bridesmaids and groomsmen polled have gone into debt for a friend’s big day. What’s more, many bridesmaids said that the monetary obligations inherent t...
18:52 2019-06-07

Columbine High School Could Be Torn Down to Deter Copycats Calling the school “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, the school superintendent has suggested razing the site of the horrific 1999 shooting....
22:39 2019-06-07

U.S. job openings slip; hiring hits all-time high U.S. job openings fell slightly in April, but a surge in hiring to a record high suggested strong demand for labor before a recent escalation in trade tensions that was partly blamed for a sharp slowdown in employment growth last month....
20:00 2019-06-10

Gold Hits Three-Month High on Trade Tension Gold prices climbed to the highest level in more than three months on Monday, lifted by ongoing trade tensions and concerns about the global economy....
20:52 2019-06-03

High Blood Pressure Diet: Here's Why You Should Eat Melons To Keep Your BP in Check Including potassium in your diet may help negate the ill-effects of sodium and watermelons, muskmelon and honeydew melons are profuse with potassium....
21:26 2019-05-31

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates CHICAGO (AP) — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from 10% a decade earlier. In children, high level...
17:52 2019-05-21

High school grads die after being struck by lightning in park Two high school graduates are dead after reportedly being struck by lightning Thursday in a Pennsylvania park. Brendan McGwon, 18, and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, 18, were fishing at Mammoth Park Lake in Mount Pleasant Township at around 4 p.m when witnesses say they heard a loud crackling noise followed by...
23:26 2019-06-14

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
08:00 2019-05-27

Samsung may be prepping a high-end tablet to compete with the iPad Pro A lot of the coverage that’s been devoted to Samsung lately has to do with its smartphone business, and particularly its experimentation in that arena. We’re referring to things like the Galaxy Fold, which was supposed to herald a new era in smartphone design with its foldable form facto...
02:13 2019-06-15

17-year-old will graduate from high school and Harvard this month A 17-year-old Kansas boy who graduated from high school on Sunday now has his eyes set on Harvard – where he will graduate in just over a week. “I’m relieved to have a little bit of a head start,” Braxton Moral, who just graduated from Ulysses (Kansas) High School, told “Good...
19:00 2019-05-21

Racing Lines: high drama in Monaco and Indianapolis Surprisingly good Monaco Grand Prix and an epic Indy 500 double-header lived up to the hype Lewis Hamilton and Simon Pagenaud won two of the world’s biggest motor races from pole position within hours of each other on Sunday – but there was little that could be described as predictable about either...
11:00 2019-05-28

Homeless high school valedictorian earns $3M in scholarships A Tennessee teen who overcame homelessness to become his high school’s valedictorian is being showered with college scholarships totaling a whopping $3 million. Tupac Mosley, of Memphis, recently lost his father, did not have a permanent home and at one point lived in a tent, CNN’s ̶...
23:00 2019-05-22

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
16:39 2019-06-14

High Life’s sex and black holes sci-fi intrigues without satisfying High Life, a sci-fi tale of black holes, redemption and sex, intrigues while leaving big questions unanswered – like who does the disembodied hand belong to?...
17:26 2019-05-22

Dollar holds near one-month high ahead of Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday amid heightened trade tensions between the United States and China and ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes which may provide more clues on why the central bank stood pat on interest rates earlier this month....
17:00 2019-05-22

Starwatch: look high to find Lyra's musical charm The small constellation, named for Orpheus’s lyre, boasts one of the sky’s brightest starsLyra is a small, rather faint constellation in the northern hemisphere, saved from obscurity by the beautiful star Vega. Shining with a brilliant white light, Vega is the fifth brightest star in the sky and lie...
01:39 2019-05-27

High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study....
23:13 2019-05-21

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks? The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause" or an "effect"?...
23:26 2019-05-21

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming graduations – adding an extra reminder for wha...
00:39 2019-05-22

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but its parliamentary elections produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradictory results that complicates the future of both the 28-country EU and the domestic politics of several members....
19:39 2019-05-27

5 high schoolers selected as National Student Poets NEW YORK (AP) — Five 10th and 11th graders have been named National Student Poets and will serve as regional literary ambassadors through readings, workshops and other programs. The winners, each of whom receive $5,000, include Christian Butterfield of Bowling Green, Kentucky; Julie Dawkins of Edmon...
17:13 2019-06-13

High Heels "Necessary" In Workplaces, Says Japan Minister After Petition Japan's health and labour minister has defended workplaces that require women to wear high heels to work, arguing it is "necessary and appropriate" after a petition was filed against the practice....
23:39 2019-06-05

High-tech vertical farming is on the rise – but is it any greener? Online supermarket Ocado is investing £17 million in vertical farming in the UK. The approach uses no pesticides, but it can still have a hefty carbon footprint...
18:13 2019-06-14

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

Sensex Falls 1,314 Points From Day's High, Nifty Ends Near 11,650 On Monday, the Sensex registered its biggest single-day gain since September 2013 after exit polls showed the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will retain......
12:52 2019-05-23

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court on constitutional norms has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation. Wednesday’s decision by the Constitutional Court comes after a lengthy legal battle by...
00:39 2019-06-13

How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
02:01 2019-05-23

Boeing at two-week high as approval for 737 MAX to fly seen by late June Shares of Boeing Co rose as much as 3% to more than a two-week high on Friday after Reuters reported that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve 737 MAX jets to return to service as soon as late June....
20:52 2019-05-24

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
21:26 2019-05-21

"US Least Protectionist, India High-Tariff Nation": Official Describing India as a "high-tariff market", US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged the government to execute reforms that will open up the Indian economy and market....
22:39 2019-06-13

How to enjoy high-speed thrills in a Dacia Sandero Fun in slow motion: Can this sub-1.0-litre Sandero deliver the same thrills as a McLaren? Can you really have fun driving slowly? As the prospect of speed limiters looms, we find out with a 0.9-litre budget hatch Coming over the crest, I saw the road gyrating gratuitously into the distance. At t...
08:26 2019-05-25

macOS High Sierra news, updates and features Apple’s macOS 10.13 High Sierra has been out for two years ago now, and it’s obviously not the current Mac operating system – that honor goes to macOS 10.14 Mojave. However, because Mojave increased the system requirements by a significant margin, many people will likely be stic...
03:13 2019-05-29

Euphoria review – dizzying high school drama is one of year's best Zendaya plays a student battling addiction in a Drake-produced series that manages to bring both style and substanceDespite the 13-plus reasons why Netflix teen series 13 Reasons Why was unquestionably problematic, there remained a grimly persuasive force that kept many of us frantically clicking fo...
12:52 2019-06-14

Beyond Meat shares continue hot streak, jumping as much as 34% to all-time high Shares of Beyond Meat continued to move higher Monday morning as the stock continues to exceed expectations following one of the most successful public debuts so far this year....
16:26 2019-06-10

Sensex To Hit New Record High By Year-End If NDA Retains Power: Poll The BSE Sensex index rose by its biggest amount in one day since September 2013 on Monday after exit polls showed the NDA will retain power for a second consecutive term...
10:52 2019-05-22

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly 20,000 signatures against the practice....
23:13 2019-06-05

Thousands raised for memory of San Miguel High athlete/mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and on Saturday alone, another $3,000 plus was raised...
18:52 2019-06-05

Daily Trading in C2's SPXpm Option Reaches New High on Wednesday CHICAGO, March 15, 2012 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that trading in SPXpm options at the C2 Options Exchange (C2) reached a new high of 38,225 contracts on Wednesday, March 14. Yesterday's volume more than doubled the previous high of 18,965 contracts on November 17, 2011. ...
08:26 2019-05-22

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism LONDON (AP) — A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats. Chuka Umunna’s move is the latest sign of Brexit-driven cracks in Britain’s established political o...
10:52 2019-06-14

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
18:52 2019-06-13

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
17:26 2019-06-10

This Low-Calorie High-Fibre Fruit Could Help You In Your Weight Loss Diet If you are on a weight loss diet, one of the best additions you can make to your diet is of fruits and vegetables. While there is no dearth of fruits and veggies out there, it is important to select......
13:52 2019-05-22

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

Oil steadies after big plunge on high inventories, lower demand forecasts Oil prices steadied on Thursday, after slumping as much as 4% in the previous session to nearly five-month lows on the back of a further buildup in U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about lower demand growth....
04:26 2019-06-13

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses An EU high court has rejected a bid for compensation from the European Central Bank by some private owners of Greek bonds who suffered losses at the height of Greece's debt crisis seven years ago....
12:26 2019-05-23

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. ...
11:52 2019-06-04

High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program TUCSON – Fifty high school students from across the state are starting a summer program called Med-Start at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Department. The students are from disadvantaged backgrounds, either educationally or financially and are interested in careers in the health-car...
16:13 2019-06-04

VW-backed firm opens high-power UK charging station Ionity's 350kW station offer EV charging in under 20 minutes - although no EVs are yet capable of such charging capability Charging network Ionity, backed by car makers including Ford and Volkswagen, has opened the most powerful charging station for electric vehicles yet to launch in the UK, promi...
01:13 2019-05-23

Porsche Cayenne Coupe video review: the best high performance SUV you can buy? New, style-focused Cayenne variant gets driven for the first time to find out if it can topple the luxury SUV set The all-new Cayenne Coupé is Porsche's attempt to add an extra dollop of style and driver appeal to its luxury SUV. Whether a curved roofline is enough to justify the coupé name is up f...
16:52 2019-06-04

Natural gas flaring hits record high in Q1 in U.S. Permian Basin Natural gas flaring and venting in the top U.S. oil field reached an all-time high in the first quarter of the year due to the lack of pipelines, at a time of increased focus on environmental concerns about methane emissions....
18:52 2019-06-04

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient sleep may increase the potential for sexual risk-taking by compromising decision-making and influencing impulsivity,” says behavioral and social...
20:39 2019-06-04

U.S. refiner group sues Trump EPA over high-ethanol gasoline The main U.S. refining industry association said on Monday it sued to block the Trump administration's effort to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, arguing the move exceeded the administration's authority....
00:52 2019-06-11

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
20:39 2019-06-04

Celebrity surgeon went 'all in' on $180 million Bel Air mansion, then came the high-end housing glut The high-end real estate market is suffering, with a glut of overbuilt and overpriced mansions in many of the country's most affluent ZIP codes....
16:13 2019-05-22

Wheels: High-Tech Collision Warnings, No Matter How Smart Your Car Is “This can be a great way to get the safety benefit of crash-avoidance technology at a reduced cost compared to a new car,” said the author of a safety study....
17:39 2019-05-21

Nvidia 'Super' RTX cards may launch in July to keep high-end lead on AMD AMD Navi has been getting all of the headlines recently, but it looks like that's coming to an end. Word on the street is that those Nvidia 'Super' graphics cards may be announced as early as June 21. This all comes from an unverified leak via WccfTech, so we advise taking this w...
03:26 2019-06-13

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
07:52 2019-05-22

Trump says 'not enough' progress made in high-stakes U.S.-Mexico talks Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday aimed at averting an imposition of tariffs on Mexican goods, with President Donald Trump saying "not enough" progress on ways to curb migration was made when the two sides met on Wednesday....
02:26 2019-06-06

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
17:52 2019-05-21

Columbine High School should be razed because of 'morbid fascination,' official says School officials in Colorado are considering demolishing Columbine High School because of a “morbid fascination” surrounding the 1999 shooting there that left 12 students and a teacher dead, according to reports....
11:26 2019-06-07

Big leak reveals a sky-high price tag for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Considering how expensive flagship smartphones have gotten over the back couple of years, people have begun to wonder if we’ve finally hit the ceiling and prices have begun to level out. If this latest Galaxy Note 10 leak ends up being accurate, the answer is a resounding no. Samsung’s G...
14:39 2019-06-07

Generating high-quality single photons for quantum computing MIT researchers have designed a way to generate, at room temperature, more single photons for carrying quantum information. The design, they say, holds promise for the development of practical quantum computers. Quantum emitters generate photons that can be detected one at a time. Consumer quantu...
17:39 2019-05-21

Blue collar no more: Skilled auto technicians are in high demand The tight labor market, while frustrating for employers, can be a boon for blue-collar workers: They are more likely to find good-paying jobs and experience rapid wage growth....
16:13 2019-05-21

Nogales native & U of A high jumper makes NCAA All-American TULSA – University of Arizona high-jumper Karla Teran finished 5th in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in her specialty event.  The Nogales, Sonora native, just missed out on winning a medal, but still was named a track All American in the high jump. Here’s more from Saturday’...
08:13 2019-06-09

In Ghana, Free High School Brings Opportunity and Grumbling The tumultuous rollout of a new government program to provide tuition-free high school for all has left students going to school in shifts, and parents paying for tutors....
11:52 2019-06-15

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week....
18:13 2019-06-15

Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls PHOENIX — Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls. The cactus ferruginous pygmy owls hatched three weeks ago and are being raised by two pairs of adult owls. Three pairs of the tiny owls laid 11 eggs among them, but only ...
23:13 2019-06-07

Hero coach who stopped high school gunman: ‘Instincts just took over’ PORTLAND, Ore. — Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. Lowe had just seconds Friday to react. He lunged at ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
15:39 2019-05-21

SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
15:39 2019-05-21

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8: high-tech cabin design shown Volkswagen's eighth-generation Golf will get technology revamp with digital dashboard, but launch is delayed until 2020 Volkswagen has released an interior design sketch for the new Mk8 Golf, showing a distinct evolution of the brand's cabin look and technology. The image, which shows a thorough re...
15:13 2019-05-21

Columbine High School may be torn down because of ‘morbid fascination’ with massacre _____ The head of the Colorado school district where Columbine High School is located has a drastic proposal aimed at thwarting would-be mass killers and tragedy pilgrims who have a “morbid fascination” with the massacre that happened there — tear the building down. “The tragedy at Columbine High Sc...
06:00 2019-06-09

Iran gears up for high-stakes diplomacy amid tension with US As its nuclear deal with world powers unravels amid heightened tensions with the US, Iran will see a week of high-stakes diplomacy capped by the first visit of a Japanese prime minister to Tehran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution...
19:13 2019-06-09

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hedge-fund mogul Paul Touradji will have to pony up as much as $90 million to two ex-employees, who cla...
02:39 2019-06-07

Total VIX Futures Volume Reaches New All-Time High In October CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that total monthly volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached an all-time high for a second consecutive month in October 2012. The record trading activity in VIX futures also ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Total VIX Futures Volume Reaches New All-Time High In November CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that total monthly trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached an all-time high for a third consecutive month in November 2012. The record trading activity in VIX futur...
06:39 2019-05-22

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

Japanese minister responds to #KuToo campaign by saying high heels 'appropriate' Japan's health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are "necessary and appropriate" in the workplace....
08:00 2019-06-06

Bote’s career-high 7 RBIs lead Cubs over Rockies 9-8 CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Bote had four hits, including a three-run homer and bases-clearing double to hand the Rockies a second straight loss after ending their season-high eight-ga...
09:39 2019-06-06

Thousands raised in memory of San Miguel High athlete, mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and on Saturday alone, another $3,000 plus was raised...
09:52 2019-06-06

VIX Futures Trading Volume Reaches All-Time High In January CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today reported  that January 2014 was the most-active trading month for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index). Total exchange-wide volume at CFE also reached a new all-time high during the month....
04:52 2019-05-22

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
14:52 2019-06-06

Two injured at NJ high school as storms batter the tri-state area Two people were injured near a New Jersey high school when a strong storm packing high winds tore through the tri-state area on Tuesday night, local reports said. Two people suffered minor injuries when an object — possibly a tree branch — crashed through a parked car near Lenape Valley Regional Hig...
07:52 2019-05-29

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

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house....
14:33 2019-05-21

High School Soccer Player Scores Wondergoal With His Butt Aside from the arms, every part of the human body is fair game when it comes to scoring goals in soccer. We’ve seen Clint Dempsey score with his dick, and Chicharito score off his face. But it takes a true visionary to turn away from the action, thrust out your hips, and do it with the butt....
23:39 2019-05-21

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike that has crippled medical services in the state....
19:52 2019-06-14

High-profile injuries in NBA Finals put pressure on training staffs Injuries are front and center in the NBA Finals, and each team's training staffs are under pressure to make sure players are healthy enough to play.       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

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

Brooklynites fleeing high rents settle in the beachy Rockaways For decades, the Rockaways has been hyped to the hilt for its distinct summer scene, which has consistently appealed to throngs of sun-loving day trippers craving a bit of beachside revelry along the area’s 5½-mile boardwalk. Now the southwest Queens ’hood is seeing a surge in folks who call the Roc...
14:52 2019-05-21

Family remembers teen slain day after high school graduation TUCSON- The family of a local teenager shot and killed the day after graduating from high school is speaking out. Julian Zepeda, 18, was found with gunshot wounds in a crashed car near the Las Villas de Kino apartment complex Friday morning. He was transported to a hospital, where he later died. Jus...
05:39 2019-05-27

Sensex Retreats Over 200 Points From Day's High As Markets Turn Choppy Domestic stock markets turned choppy after a positive start on Tuesday. The S&P BSE Sensex fell as much as 200.76 points from its strongest level of 39,785.02 in the session, and the NSE Nifty index......
08:13 2019-05-28

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the European Union are especially high in this year’s elections, which are taking place over four days and involve all 28 EU nations. Many predict natio...
08:26 2019-05-25

Amazon brings online sellers to UK high street in pop-up stores Online retail giant Amazon said it would open pop-up shops in Britain to give more than 100 small online businesses an opportunity to sell on the high street for the first time....
02:13 2019-06-03

GRAINS-Corn climbs to near 2-year high on U.S. planting delays Chicago corn futures rose more than 2% on Tuesday, climbing to a near 2-year high as forecasts for heavy rains across key U.S. growing areas threatened to further delay planting. Wheat rose to its highest since February, driven up by short-covering while soybeans gained for a sec...
09:13 2019-05-28

These Cuffed Dish Gloves Kept My Hands Dry, Come Hell or High Water I always thought dish gloves were stupid, and also, sort of precious. Like, aw, what are you trying to protect your oh-so-delicate fingertips from? It’s only water! Don’t you ever wash your hands?...
03:39 2019-05-31

The 2020 Ford Mustang 2.3L High Performance Package Will Set You Back at Least $32,760 If you’re thinking about a Ford Mustang, then you’ve already found your god. You can choose either the V8 or the four-cylinder EcoBoost version—and don’t fret because there is absolutely no shame in the four-banger, especially now there’s the 2.3L High Performance Package. It’ll just cost you an ext...
18:26 2019-05-29

College Rocket-Builders Fly High, Even as Launch Falls a Bit Short Operation Space—made up of college students who hadn’t met—got together in New Mexico over the weekend to launch rockets on which they collaborated. While the results were mixed, the students were thrilled....
12:01 2019-06-03

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate neighborhoods in Kathmandu, police official Shyam La...
20:26 2019-05-26

Nirav Modi's Bail Appeal Being Heard In UK High Court The UK High Court on Tuesday began hearing fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi's appeal against a lower court's order to deny him bail as he fights his extradition from Britain to India in the nearly......
17:26 2019-06-11

Rejuvenated Hamas Tests Israel in High-Stakes Brinkmanship Palestinian militant groups have restocked an arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before the last war with Israel, part of a pressure campaign to ease Israel’s punishing blockade on the Gaza Strip....
14:39 2019-06-03

Sylvester Stallone looks dapper in a high-contrast tux on the Cannes red carpet The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
02:39 2019-05-28

Art Briles Hired To Coach Football At Texas High School On a Friday evening news dump just before the start of a holiday weekend, the Mt. Vernon Independent School district announced that it had hired ex-Baylor coach Art Briles to lead the Texas high school’s football team. Superintendent Jason McCullough said during a Facebook live session that the scho...
20:00 2019-05-25

A Financial Checklist for Your Newly Minted High School Graduate We’ve got budget, retirement account, credit, information security and insurance advice for your independent adult, college student, gap-year taker or future soldier....
11:39 2019-05-31

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of a SALT credit in return for making such a contribution would constitute a quid pro quo....
19:52 2019-06-12

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British rule....
19:39 2019-06-11

| Race organisers focus on high-quality TransCape journey After a successful 2019 edition, race organisers will leave no stone unturned in their efforts to make next year's TransCape MTB Encounter more memorable....
13:52 2019-05-27

Try This High Protein And Low Carb Kiwi Smoothie To Shed A Few Pounds Weight Loss: All the weight loss smoothies must contain fruits that are rich in fibre, good carbs, and antioxidants. Ditch all the store-bought products and include kiwi smoothie in your diet, and the......
16:26 2019-05-27

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
12:00 2019-05-31

10 sets of twins in Kentucky high school graduating class DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nobody was more surprised that the Boyle County High School graduating class of 2019 had 10 sets of twins than some of the twins themselves. “I really never imagined that we would have 10 sets of twins in our graduating class,” said Benjamin Johnson. “The most ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2 CLEVELAND (AP) — Charlie Morton returned to the clubhouse Saturday afternoon and waited. Then he waited some more, anticipating the arrival of thunderstorms that never materialized. The delay didn’t faze him, nor did it stop his career-best unbeaten streak. Morton struck out a season-high 10 a...
09:26 2019-05-26

Grandma told she’d never graduate high school becomes college valedictorian While other retirees are relaxing in their golden years, 68-year-old Dorotea Levy de Szekely has been pulling all-nighters — studying for finals before her May 31 college graduation this coming Friday....
01:13 2019-05-26

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
16:39 2019-05-25

Bologna beat Napoli late to finish Serie A on high Federico Santander scored a late winner for Bologna to beat Napoli 3-2 in the last round of Serie A. Santander bagged the opening goal as Bologna led 2-0 by halftime        ...
00:01 2019-05-26

Sasha Obama graduates from high school with presidential parents looking on Sasha Obama is 18 with a high school diploma, after graduating from Sidwell Friends School in Washington as her parents and sister watched.        ...
05:52 2019-06-12

MediaTek beats Qualcomm to the punch by announcing new high-end SoC with built-in 5G MediaTek is not particularly well-known outside markets like China and India, where the Taiwan-based semiconductor company powers a large number of ultra-affordable smartphones with low to mid-end specifications. But the chipmaker obviously wants to expand its global footprint, as well as ramp up it...
10:52 2019-05-29

Record high temperatures? How to stay safe during a heat wave Extreme heat and hot temperatures can be deadly. Avoid the heat and know the signs of heat stroke and exhaustion. Here's a guide to staying safe.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Why Oculus Quest’s high prices might make me return my headset OPINION: If you’ve been following the new Oculus Quest VR platform, you probably already know that it officially hit stores last week, and that it’s legitimately impressive. I was skeptical that it could match the pre-release “Nintendo Switch of VR” hype, but that’s as ...
19:13 2019-05-29

Daredevil Nik Wallenda and sis to walk on high wire above Times Square Tightrope daredevil Nik Wallenda and his sister Lijana are taking their next high wire act to Times Square, where they’ll balance 1,300 feet above The Crossroads of the World. The heart-pounding June 23 stunt, which will be aired on a two-hour prime-time ABC special, will feature the duo starting on...
08:39 2019-05-24

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It’s a big step for LGBT rights in Africa, where mor...
01:52 2019-06-12

Ferrari SF90 Stradale sets new high mark for power The 986-hp car is powered by a turbocharged gasoline engine that delivers 769 hp, the highest performance ever achieved by an eight-cylinder unit in Ferrari's history. The remaining 217 hp is supplied by three electric motors, one at the rear and two on the front axle....
21:00 2019-05-29

Barber shop owner to pay off debts of high school seniors CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina barber shop owner has raised enough money to erase the debts of more than a dozen high school seniors who risked not graduating if they didn’t pay them off. WBTV reports Season Bennett learned 14 seniors at East Mecklenburg High School in...
21:13 2019-05-29

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook used several photos from yearbooks past, including ...
01:26 2019-05-30

FOREX-Dollar retreats from 2-yr high overnight, set for weekly loss The dollar was on track on Friday to post a small weekly loss after coming off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields as investors feared the Sino-U.S. trade dispute will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
06:26 2019-05-24

High court halts electoral map redrawing in Michigan, Ohio WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting on hold court orders in Michigan and Ohio to redraw electoral maps that federal judges found were too partisan. The high court action comes Friday as it is weighing cases from Maryland and North Carolina that raise similar issues and could affect redist...
21:52 2019-05-24

Lin-Manuel Miranda drops by high school performance of In The Heights The theater kids at George Washington High School in New York City got a special surprise during their performance of In The Heights Friday night as Broadway darling and In The Heights creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined them on stage for the curtain call. According to a Twitter post from director Jon...
03:13 2019-06-04

China unveils prototype of high-speed floating train A leading Chinese train builder has unveiled a working prototype of a magnetic-levitation, of maglev, train it says can carry passengers at speeds up to 373 mph....
04:13 2019-05-25

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon Superintendent says its board of trustees has approved a two...
03:13 2019-05-25

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
23:00 2019-06-06

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

10 years later, New York’s High Line park brought big change — and gentrification The High Line marked its 10th anniversary by opening its final piece last week. The short section, called the Spur, straddles the intersection of 10th Avenue and West 30th Street, and connects the High Line to Hudson Yards....
07:26 2019-06-10

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
15:00 2019-05-21

This High-Protein, Low-Cal Quinoa Fruit Salad Is All You Need To Shed Quick Kilos Spring Quinoa Fruit Salad is an interesting quinoa salad recipe, which is shared by famous vlogger Manjula Jain on her YouTube channel. This quinoa salad fits perfectly in any weight loss diet plan.......
21:26 2019-05-31

Logitech updates a trio of gaming mice with high-precision sensors Logitech is contributing to the flood of gaming peripherals at E3 with three of its own. It's updating its G903 Lightspeed, G703 Lightspeed and G403 gaming mice with the same high-precision 16,000DPI HERO sensor you see in a number of its higher-end......
20:26 2019-06-11

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
21:13 2019-05-27

Kentucky high court rules police can be sued in deadly chase LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the court’s 6-1 ruling on Thursday overturned a 1952 decision that had granted police blanket i...
16:39 2019-06-14

German Greens hit poll high, seek kingmaker role in Bremen Germany's opposition Greens hit record highs in two opinion polls on Thursday, topping one to confirm growing disillusionment with the fragile ruling coalition as they angle for a central role in the government of a northern state....
20:00 2019-06-06

People Inhaled Cannabis to Get High at Funerals 2,500 Years Ago, New Evidence Suggests Humans have been smoking, eating, and wearing cannabis for millennia, and a new study out Wednesday presents some pretty strong evidence of people using it explicitly to get high back during the first century BCE in Central Asia. The paper suggests that the plant could have been cultivated to be mor...
22:13 2019-06-12

Bitcoin as healthy as ever as the network hits all-time high mining difficulty Bitcoin is having a very good week – both in terms of price and the stability of its blockchain. Shortly after surging past $9,000 to hit its highest price for 2019, the cryptocurrency‘s mining difficulty increased by 11.26 percent to 7.46 trillion, setting an all-time high for the network. The prev...
13:52 2019-05-31

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped even further, slipping behind the far-right Alternative for Germany....
06:52 2019-06-07

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
19:13 2019-06-06

Former Oregon football star recalls take-down of Parkrose High School would-be shooter An Oregon high school football and track coach, who once starred as wide receiver for the Oregon Ducks, recalled Sunday taking down an armed man before any damage could be done....
14:39 2019-05-21

High-profile injuries in NBA Finals put pressure on athletic training staffs Injuries are front and center in the NBA Finals, and each team's athletic training staffs are under pressure to make sure players are healthy.       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

From bleak to bustling: how one French town solved its high street crisis Mulhouse has turned around its image and now boasts more shops opening than closing, thanks to smart planning, investment and community effortsOn a lane in what was once considered eastern France’s grimmest town, a street artist is up a ladder finishing a mural, the independent bookshop has a queue ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Heavy rain prompts high water rescues in Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through. The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday in the western part of the...
23:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Torrents lead to Tulsa-area high water rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on flash flooding in Oklahoma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Almost 4 inches (100 millimeters) of rain per hour caused widespread street flooding in the Tulsa area, leading to multiple stalled vehicles and high-water rescues. No injuries have been reported after the Thu...
07:00 2019-06-07

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries....
18:13 2019-05-21

WHO sees high risk as polio breaks out in Central African Republic Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback for global efforts to eradicate the crippling disease....
13:00 2019-05-28

Meet the high school coach who qualified for the U.S. Women's Open Two days after Amy Ruengmateekhun led Ursuline Academy to a second consecutive state high school title, she qualified for her first U.S. Women's Open.        ...
18:13 2019-05-28

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
21:01 2019-05-30

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bombs with Saudi partners....
11:39 2019-06-07

‘Velocity is the number one thing’: This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt at the highest levels of the sport....
18:00 2019-05-23

Claus von Bülow Dies at 92; Society Figure in High-Profile Case Mr. von Bülow was cleared of trying to kill his wife, the wealthy heiress Martha von Bülow. The case was one of the most sensational of the 1980s and became a movie....
20:13 2019-05-30

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hit two-month high, dollar dip supports FX An index of Latin American stocks touched a two-month high on Tuesday and currencies in the region firmed on easing U.S.-Mexico trade tensions and as signs of more stimulus for China's slowing economy spurred a rally in commodity prices. The MSCI index of Latin American stocks jumped 1.8%, hitti...
23:39 2019-06-11

Ramzan 2019: 9 Delicious Sehri Recipes To Keep Your Energy Levels High Sehri Recipes | Ramzan 2019: Find here the best of sehri recipes that you can start your day with. From popular haleem to nutritious parfait and unforgettable keema kaleji kebabs, complete with key......
17:13 2019-05-21

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is heating up, just like the Northern Hemisphere. While Stratolaunch appears to have gone by the waysid...
20:13 2019-06-07

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
15:26 2019-05-30

County cricket: Brooks' swing keeps Somerset flying high – as it happened Jack Brooks three wickets in seven balls to spark a Surrey collapse and boost Somerset’s hopes of winning the title 10.12pm BST Somerset shot back to the top of the Championship thanks to a sensational morning’s work at Guildford. An evening of stoical attack on Wednesday had left them needing eight...
23:26 2019-06-06

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license. From 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware...
15:26 2019-05-21

Tensions high as Memphis community tries to return to normal after police shooting A sense of calm is restored in the city of Memphis after a tumultuous clash between police and protesters Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting death of a black man. However tensions are running high between the two sides as investigators look into the officer involved shooting. ...
23:00 2019-06-14

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
19:39 2019-05-21

U.S. exchanges must face renewed high-frequency trading claims: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ordered seven U.S. stock exchanges to face proposed class-action claims that they defrauded ordinary investors by quietly enabling high-frequency traders to trade faster and at better prices....
20:26 2019-05-29

Blaze engulfs upper floors of Warsaw high-rise; no one hurt Firefighters worked for hours overnight to put out a huge blaze that broke out on the upper floors of a high-rise building under construction in downtown Warsaw...
10:26 2019-06-08