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The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission says power utility Eskom failed to comply with the B-BBEE Act when it awarded a tender for a boiler at Duvha power station to a Chinese owned enti...

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The Mets Are on Fire. The Braves Are Watching From a Safe Distance. Mets G.M. Brodie Van Wagenen challenged the N.L. East before this season, but all year his team has been chasing Atlanta, the division’s patient standard-bearers....
04:13 2019-08-14

Actually The 2020 Lincoln Aviator Makes Almost 500 HP For Some Reason When the new 2020 Lincoln Aviator hybrid was introduced last year, it was promised to have an estimated 450 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque. It turns out Lincoln was apparently way underselling it then, because the official numbers are now up to a ridiculous 494 HP and 630 lb-ft of torque, exactl...
04:39 2019-08-14

Why So Many Ships Are Red On The Bottom Ships being red below their waterline goes way back to when even the largest vessels were made of wood. You wouldn’t want sea worms eating your hull, would you?...
04:39 2019-08-14

The New Acura Type S Concept Is Starting To Look Like The Acura We Miss A new Acura TLX Type S and at least one other Type S model have been promised for the near future, and today Acura’s trotting out the Type S concept to get us hyped and hint at what its next practical-performance cars should look like....
04:39 2019-08-14

The One-Of-A-Kind Chevy eCOPO Camaro Is Going Up For Auction The Chevy eCOPO Camaro was something of a surprise—no one was really expecting a fully electric drag racer to show up at the 2018 SEMA show. Just like how, I’m sure, no one could have reasonably expected to own the thing one day in the near future. But if you’ve got some cash just laying around, thi...
04:39 2019-08-14

Placido Domingo concerts canceled as sexual misconduct investigation opened A once-in-a-lifetime concert has been canceled and an investigation has been opened in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against opera legend Placido Domingo....
04:39 2019-08-14

Police Surveillance Request Rubs Baltimore Urban League Chief the Wrong Way Where to draw the line when it comes to helping the cops solve crime is causing some controversy in Baltimore, with the head of the city’s Urban League shutting down the idea of letting police use her headquarters as a spy post....
04:39 2019-08-14

'Once You Get It, Give It Back': Georgia Teen Pays Tribute to Mom With Winning Google Doodle If you found yourself clicking with curiosity on Tuesday morning’s “Google Doodle” simply because you couldn’t immediately identify the brown-skinned people in the illustration, you were in luck; today’s Google Doodle is the winner of the 11th annual “Doodle for Google” competition....
04:39 2019-08-14

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
04:39 2019-08-14

Bear invades home, busts out ‘like the Kool-Aid Man’ when police arrive Spotting a bear on a hiking trail or wandering around your rural back yard can be somewhat frightening, but most of the time they’d just assume ignore your presence entirely. One family in Estes Park, Colorado recently had a run-in with a bear that was not only interested in their home but app...
04:39 2019-08-14

Two California counties sue Trump administration over green card rule change for immigrants on welfare San Francisco and Santa Clara counties announced Tuesday that they had sued the Trump administration over a new regulation that would give federal officials more power to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on welfare....
04:39 2019-08-14

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
05:00 2019-08-14

Mexican, US officials meet on probe into Walmart shootings Mexican prosecutors have met with U.S. diplomats and representatives of the FBI to share information on investigations into the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso...
05:00 2019-08-14

Giants veteran isn’t bashing Antonio Brown’s helmet drama He gets it. Antoine Bethea, entering his 14th season in the NFL, understands how attached Antonio Brown is to his old helmet. “I definitely get where he’s coming from as far as comfort, feeling comfortable with what he knows,’’ Bethea told The Post on Tuesday. Unlike Brown, though, Bethea would neve...
05:00 2019-08-14

Giants’ John Mara already noticing life without Odell Beckham The Giants were in the fifth week of their season last year when Odell Beckham Jr. gave an interview to Lil Wayne questioning the abilities of quarterback Eli Manning and saying how much he loved Los Angeles. His words were egregious enough to incur a fine from his team and forced Manning to defend ...
05:00 2019-08-14

Mets can’t let familiar headache ruin this magical run ATLANTA — The Mets’ Achilles heel is their defense and their inability to stop the stolen base. The Braves athleticism will test the Mets over this three-game series that began Tuesday night at SunTrust Park. Against the three first-place teams and all the wild-card contenders not named the National...
05:00 2019-08-14

If You Hurry, Your Next Favorite Pair of Jeans Could Cost Less Than $30 Levi's is having a blowout sale with discounts in the 60-80% range on a massive assortment of goods—including stuff from their coveted Levi's Vintage Clothing and Made & Crafted lines....
05:00 2019-08-14

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock lashes out against Tom Steyer, DNC debate rules A Democratic presidential hopeful is fuming over the news that billionaire Tom Steyer already amassed 130,000 unique donors — likely propelling him onto the September debate stage faster than 2020 candidates who have been grinding away on the campaign trail for months. Montana Gov. Steve Bullo...
05:00 2019-08-14

Anthony Joshua and the sport of boxing put their reputations on the line Matt Christie gives his verdict on Anthony Joshua's controversial decision The post Anthony Joshua and the sport of boxing put their reputations on the line appeared first on Boxing News....
05:00 2019-08-14

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news is that you can fix it yourself before Google rolls...
05:00 2019-08-14

A grandfather took 33 members of his family to Hawaii after racking up more than a million frequent flyer miles Southwest Airlines Sam Pratt, from Florida, flew 33 family members aged 2 to 72 over to Hawaii for a family vacation last week. The family used the trip to celebrate the fact that Pratt had entered remission in a stage 3 blood cancer diagnosis. Pratt had racked up more than a million Southwest Air...
05:26 2019-08-14

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than 80% of consumers are willing to wear tech that measures health data — and penetration should continue to climb. Th...
05:26 2019-08-14

10 inventions to fight your biggest fashion problems These 10 gadgets can fix all your fashion problems. From thigh garters to heel protectors, there's a product that can help with some of your biggest clothing struggles. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. The 10 products include: Bandelettes thigh garters, $17 Dry Steppers shoe covers, $20 ...
05:26 2019-08-14

100 must-see movies from the 2000s, according to critics Paramount Pictures Over the past few decades, critics have praised a lot of movies from the 2000s. Critically acclaimed comedies from the 2000s include "Mean Girls" (2004), "The Hangover" (2009), and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (2005). Awarding-winning movies like "Lost in Translation" (2003) and "T...
05:26 2019-08-14

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS STARTUPS TO WATCH: The top 5 startups across digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of this transformation because they specifically targe...
05:26 2019-08-14

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport after clashes between protesters and police Airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent them from returning to disrupt operationsFlights have resumed in and out of Hong Kong airport after two days of protests by pro-democracy activists caused chaos that paralysed the transport hub.Hundreds of flights were cancelled on Tuesday aft...
05:52 2019-08-14

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for governor last year, will not run for president in 2020 after toying with the idea publicly for several mon...
05:52 2019-08-14

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
05:52 2019-08-14

Hinkley Point C: rising costs and long delays at vast new power station The UK’s first nuclear plant to be built since 1995 is expected to cost more than £20bnRevealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction siteThe Hinkley Point nuclear site, on the Somerset coast, should have begun powering around 6m homes well over a year ago.Instead, the 160-hectare (4...
05:52 2019-08-14

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction project since the second world war, is grappling w...
05:52 2019-08-14

"Don't Need Lessons From You": Harsimrat Kaur Badal Slams Pak Minister Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday launched an attack on Pakistan minister Fawad Chaudhary Hussain over his recent remarks about Punjabis in the Indian Army and said it shows his......
06:13 2019-08-14

NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to planetary atmospheres, radiation from the Sun, and interstellar particles....
06:39 2019-08-14

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
06:39 2019-08-14

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January. The competition was open to all ages and levels of expertise and the winners will be announced on 7 October Continue readi...
07:00 2019-08-14

First ride: 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo We're among the first in the world to ride shotgun in the latest mid-engined Ferrari supercar. How does the F8 Tributo fare around Maranello's roads? “The idea is to combine the agility of the Pista with the comfort of the GTB”, so says Ferrari test driver Fabrizio Toschi on the new F8 Tributo, the...
07:00 2019-08-14

Autocar magazine 14 August - on sale now Autocar magazine 14 August - on sale now This week: We look at the future of driving fun, go behind the scenes at Ford's Detroit HQ, detail Ferrari's upcoming SUV and loads more Like it or not, Ferrari’s got a Urus-baiting SUV on the way, and we’ve been finding out everything we can ahead of the ...
07:00 2019-08-14

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is only mainstream convertible SUV Cabriolet gets bespoke bodywork and uses 1.0 and 1.5 petrol engines T-Roc Cabriolet, one of a kind in the market, will arrive next year at “well below £30k” Volkswagen is carving itself a new niche with the unveiling of the T-Roc Cabriolet, the only mainstream crossover with a fully convertible r...
07:00 2019-08-14

| City won't rush Silva back from injury The medical team at Manchester City are continuing to assess a muscle complaint which saw Bernardo Silva miss the opening Premier League win over West Ham....
07:00 2019-08-14

OnePlus confirms it’s launching a smart TV in September Chinese phone brand OnePlus announced today that it will launch a smart TV next month, and it’s called the OnePlus TV (color me shocked). The smartphone maker didn’t provide any other detail regarding the device, but said it’ll follow its “burden-less” design philosophy: The OnePlus TV is an extensi...
07:00 2019-08-14

Amazon’s facial recognition mistakenly labels 26 California lawmakers as criminals As government agencies continue to push for the deployment of facial recognition systems, you needn’t look far to see why that’s bad news. To illustrate the point, the ACLU conducted a test of Amazon’s Rekognition software — facial recognition tech currently being used by US law enforcement — in whi...
07:00 2019-08-14

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: building the reality TV cinema of my dreams. And by ...
07:00 2019-08-14

Todd Chrisley's Son Chase Is Facing His Own Legal Woes Over $16,000 Tax Lien There's another member of the Chrisley family facing financial issues of his own. Chase Crisley, the 23-year-old son of Chrisley Knows Best star Todd Chrisley, is accused of owing......
07:26 2019-08-14

PG&E Makes Final Push to Stay in Charge of Chapter 11 Faced with losing control of a multibillion-dollar bankruptcy process, PG&E promised to swiftly file a chapter 11 exit plan with financial backing in a bid to keep the company’s fate in its own hands....
07:26 2019-08-14

Mets' McNeil goes down with hamstring in loss to Braves New York Mets' All-Star Jeff McNeil goes down in the ninth inning with hamstring injury while running to first in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Hamby, Cambage combine for 41 points, 26 boards in win Dearica Hamby had 23 points and 16 rebounds, Liz Cambage added 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Las Vegas Aces held off the Atlanta Dream 94-90       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

‘Game of Thrones’ fans almost got to see Arya fight her way to the Night King Among the massive pile of Emmy nominations Game of Thrones has garnered (a record 32) heading into next month’s awards ceremony, one of them is a nod for “Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series” for the Miguel Sapochnik-helmed episode, The Long Night. That, of course, was one of t...
07:52 2019-08-14

Shake Shack opening sprawling restaurant in theater district The theater district is getting a Shake Shack. The hamburger and crinkly fries outfit will open on the West 53rd Street side of 1700 Broadway at the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue. The space is down the block and across Broadway from Stephen Colbert’s show at the Ed Sullivan Theater. The restaur...
07:52 2019-08-14

NYPD officer kills himself amid rash of police suicides A New York Police Department officer died by suicide in Yonkers today, the eighth such death for the department in 2019.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Montana’s Glacier National Park The family was traveling west on Going-to-the-Sun Road when the vehicle was hit by rockfall at around 7 p.m., according to a Glacier Park release.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association reacts to British university’s beef ban In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, Goldsmiths University in London, England will remove all beef products from sale at campus food outlets....
08:13 2019-08-14

Tigers Outfielder Generously Guides Kyle Seager's Third Dinger Over The Outfield Wall It says something about the state of baseball that the least interesting thing about this play, from the top of the ninth inning of an 11–6 Mariners win over the Tigers, is that it was Kyle Seager’s third dinger of the night. Multi-homer games are so common now that they’re becoming passé—for crying...
08:13 2019-08-14

Safety Net Saves Fan But Not Beer In the top of the second inning of Tuesday night’s Reds-Nationals game, Reds rookie sensation Aristides Aquino took a mighty cut at a high Joe Ross fastball and scalded it straight back into the backstop net. The net caught the ball, of course, which was good news for a Nationals fan seated in the t...
08:13 2019-08-14

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tribe leaders, Clint Halftown, filed the Manhattan S...
08:13 2019-08-14

Ex-‘Suits’ star makes dramatic return to USA legal series Patrick J. Adams says his return to “Suits” in Wednesday night’s episode took over a year to engineer. “Typically, [series creator] Aaron Korsh has a sort-of idea of what could happen the following season,” says Adams, 37, an original cast member who left “Suits” in April 2018 after playing brillian...
08:13 2019-08-14

WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, four others for involvement in fight The WNBA handed down suspensions to five players, including star center Brittney Griner, for their roles in a fight during a game between the Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury....
08:39 2019-08-14

Chinese military operation against Hong Kong could trigger historic rupture with US A military operation against Hong Kong protesters could trigger a rupture in U.S.-China relations that makes the trade war look minor in comparison, U.S. lawmakers and analysts suggest....
08:39 2019-08-14

Texas cops are looking for this gift-stealing wedding crasher Forget about stolen vows, she took the wedding gifts. Texas cops are hunting a woman dubbed “The Wedding Crasher” after she allegedly stole thousands of dollars in gifts from at least a half-dozen newlywed couples. The avowed thief executes the stunt by dressing as a wedding guest and sn...
09:00 2019-08-14

Domingo German's winning ways create a question Yankees must answer Running his record to an MLB-best 16-2 might make German the obvious choice to front New York's rotation. But will the team have to watch his workload?...
09:26 2019-08-14

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back out of a promised emissions cut nearly eight times greater than the combined annual fossil fuel poll...
09:26 2019-08-14

Man arrested, accused of trespassing at Phoenix airport, triggering plane emergency slide Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir has been arrested at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport. Police say he was seen entering a secure area around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday.       ...
09:52 2019-08-14

StanChart eyes $100 billion private bank assets in growth push, to hire bankers Standard Chartered is targeting growing its private banking assets by 50% to about $100 billion in three to five years and hire dozens of bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore toward that goal, a senior executive of the lender said....
09:52 2019-08-14

Rare lightning bolt strikes at center of volcanic eruption After more than a year visiting volcanoes across the world, photographer Martin Reitze struck lightning gold at the Ebeko volcano in Russia.       ...
09:52 2019-08-14

Venus defeats defending Cincinnati champion Bertens as Kerber falls "Venus Williams claimed her second top-five win in the season by defeating defending champion Kiki Bertens in three sets in the second round at Cincinnati."...
10:13 2019-08-14

Met Opera still has Placido Domingo booked amid sexual harassment case The Met — where Domingo is scheduled to perform next month — said it would wait for a probe from the Los Angeles Opera, where Domingo, 78, has been the general director since 2003....
10:13 2019-08-14

Train driver in deadly Metro-North derailment drops $10M lawsuit A former Metro-North operator who fell asleep at the switch of a train that derailed in 2013 — killing four people — has dropped his $10 million lawsuit against his former employer, according to new reports. Driver William Rockefeller sued the Metro-North Commuter Railroad in 2016 in Whi...
10:13 2019-08-14

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for the cash (even if you never experienced any mic is...
10:13 2019-08-14

How to Get Back Your Spotify Home Screen Widget on Android As a longtime Spotify user, I grab my digital pitchfork and join the masses of Android users who are pissed off about the latest Spotify update, which removes the Android home screen widget that made it incredibly useful to play and pause songs from your smartphone’s screens....
10:13 2019-08-14

Neil Lennon laments waste as Celtic crash out of Champions League to Cluj Neil Lennon bemoaned a “wasted” first half and some self-destructive defending after his Celtic side crashed out of the Champions League.Celtic were heading out on away goals before George Tucudean netted with the last kick of the ball to seal a 4-3 win for Cluj at Celtic Park and a 5-4 aggregate vi...
10:39 2019-08-14

Andy Murray targets Australian Open for return to peak strength • Murray will use Asian tournaments to prepare for Melbourne• ‘I’m certainly not going to go backwards from here’Andy Murray is hoping to be back to the peak of his physical powers in time for the 2020 Australian Open after making his singles return.The former world No 1 was back on court as a singl...
10:39 2019-08-14

Middlesbrough tumble out of Carabao Cup after losing to Crewe on penalties • ‘It was a terrible performance,’ says Jonathan Woodgate • Forest Green beat Charlton thanks to debutant keeperDavid Artell felt League Two Crewe deserved to be in the second round of the Carabao Cup even before Middlesbrough forced penalties at the Riverside Stadium.Boro had to come from two goals...
10:39 2019-08-14

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After months of discussions, CBS Corp., the network behind “The Big Bang Theory,” has agreed to tie the knot with Viacom to better position the two TV companies to compete against streaming video giants like Netflix and Disney. The all-stock deal, announced Tuesday, uni...
10:39 2019-08-14

Sony WF-1000XM3 review: updated noise-cancelling earbuds sound great True wireless buds are Sony’s best yet, but where is the volume control?Sony’s latest true wireless WF-1000XM3 earbuds offer both noise cancelling and top-end sound quality while undercutting premium rivals on price.The replacement for the WF-1000X, which were some of the first noise cancelling true...
11:00 2019-08-14

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city...
11:26 2019-08-14

Tucson Convention Center to see $65 million upgrade TUCSON- The Tucson Convention Center will soon see new upgrades and expansions after the Rio Nuevo Board unanimously approved a list of priorities worth $65 million for the building. The plan would include improvements to the main convention complex, Tucson Arena, Tucson Music Hall, Eckbo Plaza and ...
11:26 2019-08-14

Violent felon who killed California Highway Patrol officer 'wasn't a monster,' his widow insists The man suspected of gunning down a California Highway Patrol officer with an assault rifle during a traffic stop Monday had a lengthy criminal record but also helped raise eight children and “wasn’t a monster,” his wife said....
11:26 2019-08-14

China's Anbang is said to plan sale of entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has reportedly started a sale of its entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding....
11:26 2019-08-14

NASA Descends on Icelandic Lava Field to Prepare for Mars To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job....
11:52 2019-08-14

HTC Wildfire X Arrives in India With Triple Rear Cameras HTC Wildfire X price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option. The phone will go on sale in the country starting August 22....
11:52 2019-08-14

Apple AirPods, HomePod, Watch Will Not Escape Trump's China Tariffs The administration said on Tuesday that some major items, such as laptops and cellphones, including Apple's MacBook and iPhone products, will not face tariffs until December 15....
11:52 2019-08-14

Guatemala’s President-Elect Says the Country Can’t do a Migrant Deal with the U.S. GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan immigration agreement signed with the Trump administration won’t work because the Central American nation does not have the resources, the country’s new president-elect says. Alejandro Giammattei, a conservative who was chosen overwhelmingly by vo...
11:52 2019-08-14

Modern OS/2 distribution ArcaOS adds support for booting via UEFI ArcaOS, an updated version of IBM OS/2, is adding experimental support for booting via UEFI as Intel is phasing out the legacy BIOS interface in 2020....
12:13 2019-08-14

Wright Stuff fan 'stalked star and his wife' as they had their first baby A devoted fan of television presenter Matthew Wright repeatedly turned up uninvited at his family home during a six-month stalking campaign, a court heard....
12:13 2019-08-14

Obama petition: Tens of thousands want New York street outside Trump Tower renamed Tens of thousands of people have backed a petition calling for the street outside Trump Tower in New York to be renamed after Barack Obama in a bid to troll the US president....
12:13 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg to set sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg will set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
12:13 2019-08-14

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft dumped water early on Wednesday to douse the flames of a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe....
12:13 2019-08-14

Updated Tata Tiago JTP & Tigor JTP Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 6.69 Lakh Tata Motors' performance-friendly Tiago and Tigor JTP editions have been updated for the 2019 model year with cosmetic changes and feature additions. The 2019 Tata Tiago JTP is priced at Rs. 6.69......
12:39 2019-08-14

Volkswagen Confirms Participation At The 2020 Auto Expo After missing out on the Auto Expo in 2018, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it will participate in the 2020 Auto Expo which is all set to be held from February 7 2020....
12:39 2019-08-14

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
12:39 2019-08-14

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of disputed Kashmir poses a threat to the peace and security of South Asia....
13:00 2019-08-14

Don Lemon sued for allegedly assaulting New York bartender, 'categorically denies' claims CNN’s Don Lemon is denying accusations from a former Hamptons bartender who accused the television host of assaulting him at a New York bar last year.        ...
13:26 2019-08-14

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday night, allowing two runs in seven stellar innings ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Mets lose Jeff McNeil in tough reality check ATLANTA — The energy that had buoyed the Mets during their consecutive winning streaks over the last three weeks was conspicuously absent Tuesday. But the sting of a bad night at the office was dull in comparison to the possibility their best pure hitter will be lost for an extended period. Jeff McN...
13:26 2019-08-14

The rise of the Jeffrey Epstein mystique In the days before Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide early Saturday morning, one of his closest associates, billionaire retail magnate Leslie Wexner, the founder and chairman of L Brands, Inc. went public with a shocking allegation....
13:26 2019-08-14

'Central casting': Trump is talking more than ever about men's looks President Donald Trump told Fox News in June that it's "tough" to follow his instincts and withdraw all troops from Afghanistan when a "great-looking, central casting" military general urges him not to....
13:26 2019-08-14

The 737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for the 797 Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines around the globe....
13:26 2019-08-14

China’s Belt and Road Is Getting a Reboot. Here’s Why By many accounts, China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been a monumental success: Since 2013 more than 130 countries have signed deals or expressed interest in projects geared to spurring trade along routes reminiscent of the ancient Silk Road. The World Bank estimates some $575 billion worth of rai...
13:52 2019-08-14

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
13:52 2019-08-14

Starbucks China rival Luckin sales surge in first results since IPO Luckin Coffee Inc reported a more than seven-fold jump in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, in its first earnings report as a public company, as the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp rapidly opened new stores in its home market....
13:52 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate and Ghislaine Maxwell Jennifer Araoz, who has accused Epstein of sexual misconduct, filed her lawsuit following his death in prisonA woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier’s estate, Epstein’s former associate Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed staff...
14:13 2019-08-14

Ibram X Kendi on why not being racist is not enough The historian on how he confronted his own racism and the lessons he learned along the way, the far right’s abuse of free speech, and why the rise of the Squad gives him hopeIt is a moment that disturbs Ibram X Kendi to this day. It was the 90s, and Kendi – then in his final year of high school – wa...
14:13 2019-08-14

Art needs protection: it belongs in public galleries, not private vaults | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett It’s too easy for billionaires to game the system and lock cultural objects away from view. We should all have the chance to admire great worksI fell in love with a picture at the Royal Academy summer exhibition. I’ve long been fascinated by the Tom Phillips project A Humument, which began in 1966 w...
14:13 2019-08-14

Grunge veterans Redd Kross: 'Courtney Love blacklisted us!' They were heralded as the forefathers of grunge, but a fondness for snubbing fashion – and crank calling their peers – meant that the McDonald brothers never made the big time. Not that they careFor a group Thurston Moore once called “the most important band in America”, Redd Kross have a knack for ...
14:13 2019-08-14

How we think about the term 'enslaved' matters 400 years ago, the first Africans who came to America were not ‘enslaved’, they were indentured – and this makes a crucial difference when we think about the meanings of our pastThe year 1619 is momentous in American history, as a recent visit by the current US president attests. In July, Donald Tru...
14:13 2019-08-14

Barclays no longer banking Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
14:39 2019-08-14

Telcos to make 30-35% of revenues from 5G only over a period of five to six years For telecom operators to make revenues from day one of 5G investment is not practically realistic despite numerous arguments within the industry pointing to the notion that benefits of 5G could outweigh the costs by nearly 3:1.Bocar A. Ba, chief executive offer at Samena Telecommunications Council, ...
14:39 2019-08-14

Realme 5 specifications leaked ahead of the launch The Realme 5 is just a few days away from going official, and we’ve received additional information around the chipset powering this new mid-ranger.The Realme 5 and 5 Pro will be unveiled on August 20 as the company’s latest mid-range smartphones and will succeed the Realme 3 series. T...
14:39 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues gal pal Ghislane Maxwell, claims she ‘oversaw the process’ Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz sued the late pedophile’s estate and his gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday — as part of the first wave of civil actions under the newly enacted Child Victims Act. Araoz said she was just 15 when the financier raped her at his tony Manhattan tow...
15:00 2019-08-14

Sikorsky nets $107M contract for parts on six King Stallion helicopters Sikorsky has been awarded a $107 million contract for early work on long lead items for six low-rate initial production lot 4 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps....
15:00 2019-08-14

What to do about strawberry legs Strawberry legs occur when small black spots, resembling strawberry seeds, appear on the legs after shaving them. Treatments include moisturizing creams. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

What does semen taste like, and can it change? Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate, Maxwell, others A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier's estate, Epstein's former associate Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed staff members who worked for Epstein in New York, according to a court filing....
15:00 2019-08-14

Check Out This Celebrity-Loved Fashion Trend We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:26 2019-08-14

Choi, Meadows homer in Rays' 7-5 win against Padres Ji-Man Choi hit a go-ahead, two-run home run with two outs in the seventh inning and rookie Austin Meadows also connected for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 for their sixth straight win       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Facial recognition tech misidentified 26 California lawmakers as criminals The ACLU, which wants to ban facial recognition technology in police body cameras, says that its own tests of the technology mistakenly flagged 26 California lawmakers as criminals. More than half of those falsely identified were people of color. The......
15:52 2019-08-14

|Steinhoffcorporatefraudbeyondwhatanyoneenvisaged,inquiryhears The PIC commission heard from its last witness, co-founder of Lancaster Group Jayendra Naidoo on Wednesday. Lancaster received a loan from the PIC to make an investment into Steinhoff....
15:52 2019-08-14

The Genesis Mini Makes Up For Years Of Crappy Sega Clones Sega did mini consoles before mini consoles were cool. For well over a decade you’ve been able to buy plug-and-play Sega machines filled with Genesis classics. Of course, they all pretty much sucked, full of emulation problems and mediocre games. But the Genesis Mini is almost here, and it’s ready t...
15:52 2019-08-14

Andrew Cuomo to propose bill that ‘redefines domestic terrorism’ ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans Wednesday to propose a bill that “redefines domestic terrorism” in light of an uptick in mass shootings nationwide. “There is an anger out there, where we are angry at ourselves, other Americans … and the enemy is within,” he s...
15:52 2019-08-14

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
15:52 2019-08-14

Mired in debt, WeWork files for IPO As many have long expected, WeWork, the preferred provider of office space for freelancers and startups alike, has filed to go public. Its prospectus, which highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the business, including the current state of its financials, is currently live on the SEC website. A...
15:52 2019-08-14

Battle Emerges Over Nuclear Waste in America's Oil Patch A plan to build two big nuclear-waste storage facilities in the heart of the most important U.S. oil field is igniting a fight between frackers and the atomic-energy industry....
15:52 2019-08-14

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
15:52 2019-08-14

Ashish Raorane Becomes First Indian To Complete 2019 FIM Baja World Championship The FIM Baja World Championship certainly had proud moments for India with privateer Ashish Raorane becoming the first Indian rider to complete the rally. The last and final round of the Baja World......
16:13 2019-08-14

Macy's sinks as poor spring season hits profit Macy's Inc cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down 17%....
16:13 2019-08-14

Sounders add Russell Wilson, Macklemore to ownership group The Seattle Sounders are adding Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara, hip-hop artist Macklemore and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to the MLS club's ownership group....
16:13 2019-08-14

Abiteboul: Better to change Formula 1 tracks, not tech rules Changing "one or two" corners at Formula 1 circuits would be much more "cost efficient" than regularly changing technical regulations, according to Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul...
16:13 2019-08-14

Zarco targets MotoGP return after KTM exit, but Moto2 "also an option" Johann Zarco says staying in MotoGP in 2020 following his KTM departure remains the "first target", but admits a return to the Moto2 class is "also an option"...
16:13 2019-08-14

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
16:13 2019-08-14

WeWork files for IPO, shows $700 million loss in first half of year WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for the first time that showed it lost almost $700 million in the first half of 2019 while doubling revenue. The preliminary filing with the US Securities and Exc...
16:39 2019-08-14

| Restaurant is offering to pay someone R15k to eat bacon all day An opportunity to get paid around R14 500 just to eat bacon? Surely it's too good to be true? Nope! It seems the offer of American chain restaurant Farmer Boys, is on the up and up....
16:39 2019-08-14

Swedish Court Finds A$AP Rocky Guilty of Assault (STOCKHOLM) — A Swedish court has found A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, earlier pleaded self-defense and said he had tried to avoid a confrontation with two men who he said were persistently followin...
17:00 2019-08-14

Historic cathedral installs slide to give visitors a better view of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
17:00 2019-08-14

This game reminds wagerers there are no sure things LAS VEGAS — If you’ve followed sports betting for any time at all, hopefully you’ve heard the advice that, “There’s no such thing as a sure thing.” Most bettors may have heard that, but a lot fell into that trap on Sunday when the Houston Astros, riding an eight-game winning streak, closed as -450 f...
17:00 2019-08-14

So, look at that picture of this Goliath GP700. So, look at that picture of this Goliath GP700. That dog is clearly calling the shots there, right? That upright posture, that determined face! The dog is telling that woman where to drive. Maybe they’re solving crimes....
17:00 2019-08-14

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
17:26 2019-08-14

The Strange Case of the C.I.A. Interpreter and the 9/11 Trial During a hearing in 2015 at the Guantánamo war court, a defendant recognized an interpreter from the black-site prison network where the United States tortured detainees. What followed was an epic legal tangle....
17:26 2019-08-14

Documenting a City’s Nocturnal Living Adjusting to the effects of climate change in Phoenix has been a slow burn for its residents. Covering it required these two journalists to flip their internal clocks....
17:26 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
17:26 2019-08-14

California shootout: Gunman's criminal past was likely unknown to the officer he killed The man who opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Controversial George Washington mural to be covered, not destroyed, San Francisco school board votes San Francisco's school board voted Tuesday to cover up, but preserve, a mural depicting slavery, a murdered Native American and George Washington.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Kodi Lee moved judge's to tears again on 'AGT' with 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' rendition Kodi Lee, a blind singer with autism, moved the judges to tears again on NBC's "America's Got Talent."        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Portland, Maine: An Incomparable Insider's Guide The Maine seaport delivers all the ingredients for a late-summer escape—and then some. Novelist Richard Russo and three other savvy locals share their favorite seafood restaurants, hotel bars and island day trips....
17:26 2019-08-14

Dozens of child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
17:52 2019-08-14

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant drafted into England squad ahead of World Cup warm-up against Wales Harlequins centre Joe Marchant will be hoping to impress Eddie Jones this week after being drafted into the England squad ahead of Saturday's match with Wales....
17:52 2019-08-14

Order returns to Hong Kong airport, but tensions linger Hong Kong's airport resumed operations Wednesday, just hours after thousands of anti-government protesters forcibly blocked access to the main terminal, temporarily paralyzing the transport hub for the second consecutive night....
17:52 2019-08-14

Apple's Favorite Anti-Right-to-Repair Argument Is Bullshit Increasingly, it seems, our gadgets are not wholly owned by us—that when some component breaks, we are at the mercy of the giant companies that charge us out the ears for repair parts and services. One of the tech industry’s favorite lines of defense with respect to upholding repair monopolies is “s...
17:52 2019-08-14

Make Frozen Teethers With Baby Food Pouches We are at a stage with our infant son where every unexplained expression of discontentment is met with the question: “Do you think he’s teething?” Right now, it’s likely that he is. He’s drooly and a little fussy, and whenever I let him feel the “cold” of a canned beverage straight out of the fridg...
17:52 2019-08-14

What's Going on With the Bond Market? “The Bond Market is Screaming.” “The Bond Market Smells Big Trouble. Here’s Where to Hide.” Every time you turn around, there’s another headline that sounds just like this, because the bond yields have been going down at an angle akin to the pitch of Splash Mountain. And at the same time, it’s getti...
17:52 2019-08-14

United Airlines tightens alcohol rules after flight crew’s arrests United Airlines has strengthened its alcohol policy for pilots — a week after two of them were arrested for allegedly being under the influence before a flight from Scotland to Newark. The airline now requires that pilots refrain from drinking alcohol at least 12 hours before reporting for dut...
17:52 2019-08-14

Michaela Dunn, 24, identified as victim of deadly Sydney stabbing spree The man who went on a wild stabbing spree in Sydney, Australia, this week killed a woman during his rampage — 24-year-old escort Michaela Dunn, according to a new report. Mert Ney, 20, allegedly stabbed Dunn to death Tuesday afternoon at an apartment in Sydney’s central business district, 9 Ne...
17:52 2019-08-14

Protesters apologize after days of chaos at Hong Kong airport Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of chaos and violence involving pro-democracy demonstrators, who offered their apologies Wednesday to stranded passengers, according to reports. A few dozen protesters remained camped in the busy hub’s arrivals area a day after a mass demons...
17:52 2019-08-14

Jail guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein were sleeping before his death The two Manhattan jail guards tasked with monitoring Jeffrey Epstein before he died fell asleep on the job and fudged the log entries to show they checked on him and other inmates when they actually didn’t, according to reports. Surveillance video reviewed after Epstein’s death showed th...
17:52 2019-08-14

Education group urges U.S. Justice Department to block textbook merger An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to block the proposed merger of textbook publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc....
18:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 4-Argentina announces economic relief plan, peso keeps dropping Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but his announcement did not immediately halt the peso currency's collapse....
18:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Novartis says top R&D execs no longer at Avexis unit after test data manipulation Novartis said on Wednesday the two top research & development executives at its Avexis unit were no longer at the company after some data from early testing of Avexis's more than $2-million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated....
18:13 2019-08-14

Footballer Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
18:39 2019-08-14

England Women's captain campaigning to stop period poverty England Women's captain Steph Houghton has teamed up with hygiene brand Always to highlight the problem of period poverty amongst young girls in the UK....
18:39 2019-08-14

FDA faces deadline on adding graphic labels to cigarette packs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39 2019-08-14

CBP says agents arrest convicted sex offender, seize 8.5 pounds of heroin at San Diego border Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender who crossed the border illegally and, in a separate incident, seized nearly $90,000 worth of heroin in an “eventful” weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
18:39 2019-08-14

Rolls-Royce unveils ultra-exclusive Ghost Zenith special Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith Special edition of outgoing Ghost features high levels of customisation and design nods to original 200EX concept Rolls-Royce has unveiled a limited-run Ghost Zenith Collector’s Edition, which will offer the highest level of bespoke features on the car to date.  The Zenit...
19:00 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues British socialite and staff members A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct has sued his estate, former associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed staff members who worked for the financier, according to a court filing....
19:00 2019-08-14

With no family in town, husband of El Paso shooting victim invites public to her funeral By Phil Helsel A man who lost his wife in a mass shooting that killed nearly two dozen people in El Paso, Texas, last week is inviting the public to celebrate her life as he has no other family in town, a funeral home said Tuesday. Margie Reckard, 63, was among 22 people killed Aug. 3 in the Walmart...
19:00 2019-08-14

Crackdowns Spread as Atlanta Imposes Night Ban on E-Scooters and E-Bikes Following the death of four scooter riders in the metro Atlanta area, the city has introduced a ban on the operation of permitted electric scooters and bikes during nighttime hours, the mayor’s office announced last week.Read more......
19:00 2019-08-14

Noah Hawley Discusses the Status of His Doctor Doom Movie (Again) Tiffany Haddish makes her pitch to be Nubia in DC’s cinematic universe. Idris Elba wants back in on Thor: Love and Thunder somehow. Jeph Loeb clarifies Marvel TV’s approach to the arrival of Marvel Studios’ Disney+ output. Plus, a sequel to May the Devil Take You, more American Horror Story: 1984 te...
19:00 2019-08-14

Microsoft: Cloud gaming is “inevitable” but “years” from mainstream Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. With the planned 2019 launch of Project Xcloud, Microsoft isn't ignoring the game industry's current mania for streaming gaming. But in a recent interview with Gamespot, Microsoft Xbox head Phil Spencer temp...
19:26 2019-08-14

Franklin Templeton fund manager lost $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
19:26 2019-08-14

Bahrain signs agreement for Patriot missile system, U.S. negotiating details of deal Bahrain signed a contract to purchase the Patriot missile defense system, Raytheon announced, marking the start of contract negotiations with the U.S. government on the number of systems and missiles to be sold....
19:26 2019-08-14

Terrorism survivors: ‘The terrorists killed many people in front of us’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, on 21 August, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North Region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier this year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell, about how terrorism has shattered their lives...
19:52 2019-08-14

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
19:52 2019-08-14

WeWork to test IPO investor appetite with widening losses WeWork owner The We Company published detailed financial statements for the first time on Wednesday, revealing breakneck revenue growth and soaring losses, as it prepares for an initial public offering as early as next month....
19:52 2019-08-14

Steve King on Rape: What's the Big Deal? Rep. Steve King is best known as a super-racist, but let it not be forgotten that the Iowa Republican also has terrible views on just about everything else. For instance, here’s our man coming in hot with the rare “are rape and incest so bad when you think about it” take:...
20:13 2019-08-14

Chris Matthews Is a Strong Candidate for 'Man With the Worst Jeffrey Epstein Take' MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggested on Tuesday that politicians flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet, known as the “Lolita Express,” in part because they were short on cash....
20:13 2019-08-14

Marengo surges to victory in Stage 1, Craddock takes overall lead "Umberto Marengo blasted out of a late breakway to narrowly win Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah on Tuesday while runner-up Lawson Craddock gained enough time to take the overall lead."...
20:13 2019-08-14

'Need For Speed Heat' is an ode to Miami street racing You knew EA couldn't go long without another Need for Speed game. Ghost Games and EA have taken the wraps off Need for Speed Heat, an open world arcade racer that "deepens and expands" the familiar mechanics of street races and police chases. It's......
20:13 2019-08-14

Thanos and burritos are both inevitable in this excellent Mexican restaurant ad When, for better or worse, a film manages to dominate the global cultural consciousness to the degree of Avengers: Endgame, it’s only a matter of time until its iconography and most memorable lines are co-opted for other purposes. For the most part, this results in co-branding deals that give us shi...
20:13 2019-08-14

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years....
20:13 2019-08-14

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bore down on the archipelago, public broadcaster NHK said....
20:13 2019-08-14

Smartphones in 2019: The best of times or worst of times? One man's heaven is another man's hell. ZDNet contributors Matt Miller and Jason Perlow both follow the mobile industry, yet draw vastly different conclusions about the smartphone market. Is this a great time for buyers - or what?...
20:39 2019-08-14

NVIDIA's AI advance: Natural language processing gets faster and better all the time Yesterday NVIDIA announced record-breaking developments in machine learning for natural language processing. How and why did it do this, and what does it mean for the world at large?...
20:39 2019-08-14

Why 2019 is the best year ever to buy a smartphone: Affordable flagships galore Prices are coming down while quality improves so a phone you buy today can easily last two or three years. What do you expect your smartphone to do next year that it's not doing now?...
20:39 2019-08-14

'Uncaged' Sistine Stallone: When dad Sylvester literally pushed me into shark-filled waters Sistine Stallone recalls that time when her joking father pushed her into shark-filled waters off Bora Bora. "I had a full-on panic attack."        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

iPhone 11 rear glass may lose ‘iPhone’ branding, come in matte green New details from the Asian supply chain suggest that Apple will be making a series of changes to 2019 iPhone backs, including color and brand tweaks.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Mux raises $20 million to simplify video streaming and analytics Video technology and analytics startup Mux has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Evolution Media, with participation from Accel and Y Combinator.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Magic: The Gathering esports expands with Players Tour and Rivals League in 2020 Magic: The Gathering announced several changes to its esports and pro tabletop slate today. These include new additions to its pro leagues and tweaks in its existing structure, all with the goal of expanding competitive play and getting more people involved.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Borderlands 3 hands-on preview — Hours of goofy shooting and crazy sidekick characters Dean Takahashi gives his impressions of playing Borderlands 3, after a preview event where he played the beginning as well as a scene on Eden-6.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

THQ Nordic has plans for TimeSplitters and is making a new Saints Row A wise man once said that "if you're not making moves, you're standing still." And THQ Nordic is proving that with TimeSplitters and Saints Row.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

A man with no family lost his wife in the El Paso shooting. So he invited the public to her funeral Margie Reckard, 63, was one of the victims of a mass shooting by a 21-year-old who targeted customers and employees who were Hispanic.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

Thick mist inside Delta plane left passengers wondering Mist filled Delta Flight 100 while it was waiting to takeoff from Jacksonville, Florida, alarming those on board. Passengers say the flight crew gave little to no explanation as to what was going on. Delta said that since the incident was related to humidity it wasn't required to report it to the FA...
20:39 2019-08-14

A 12-year-old snags a mammoth discovery while on vacation in Ohio An Ohio boy playing around in a creek bed stumbled across an odd, ridged object jutting out of the mud. To his surprise, it turned out to be a woolly mammoth tooth....
20:39 2019-08-14

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hands of prison guards in exchange for her freedom. Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent activist in the women's right to drive movement and also an outspoken...
20:39 2019-08-14

Is She Dead? The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Finale Cliffhanger Explained About that The Handmaid's Tale season three finale cliffhanger...it's time to talk. Warning, spoilers follow! In "Mayday," June (Elisabeth Moss) successfully saved dozens......
20:39 2019-08-14

Bachelor Nation Stars Who Have Made the Most Appearances (and Still Haven't Found Love) if at first you don't succeed, grow yourself a mustache and try again... Dean Unglert (and his headline-making facial hair) officially made his entrance on Bachelor in Paradise last......
20:39 2019-08-14

Ashley Graham Is Pregnant With Her First Child Congratulations are in order for Ashley Graham! The 31-year-old model and her husband Justin Ervin are expecting their first child. The pair announced the happy news by sharing a video......
20:39 2019-08-14

Brandi Cyrus Breaks Silence on Sister Miley's Split From Liam Hemsworth: "I'm Here for Her, Obviously" There's no bond quite like sisterhood. Just ask Brandi and Miley Cyrus. Over the weekend, while the duo were vacationing in Italy, news broke that Miley had split from her longtime......
20:39 2019-08-14

Ethics commissioner finds Canada PM Trudeau violated ethics Canada’s ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country’s former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict of interest case...
21:00 2019-08-14

The secret lives of extreme larks: what do people who rise at 4am do with their mornings? Getting up before dawn is more common than you might think, and can be great for exercise, self-improvement and wildlife watchingA new study suggests that extreme early risers – people who are willingly up by 5.30am – may not just be restricted to a handful of tech CEOs and your annoying cat. Around...
21:00 2019-08-14

Sacred Games Season 2 - Our Spoiler-Free Review Sacred Games season 2 - releasing August 15 - marks the return of India's first Netflix original, which picks up where we left off with Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) and Ganesh Gaitonde......
21:00 2019-08-14

Twitter Will Eventually Address Edit Button Demand, Product Lead Says Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour at a press event suggested that users might get a dedicated feature to address user needs like correcting a typo or clarifying their message, but not exactly the......
21:00 2019-08-14

Revival Of The Auto Industry Likely To Start In The Third Or Fourth Quarter: RC Bhargava The crisis in the automotive industry has been the talk of town lately and we are just not talking about the sales slowdown anymore, we are talking about the larger economic impact and of course jobs......
21:00 2019-08-14

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetweeting Joe Biden’s speeches to call on Congress to pass “strong background checks.” A few days later, he endorsed “serious discussions” on “meaningful”...
21:00 2019-08-14

Somerville, N.J.: A Walkable Suburban Alternative A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
21:00 2019-08-14

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
21:26 2019-08-14

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
21:26 2019-08-14

U.S. mortgage debt tops 2008 record Mortgage debt in the United States has surpassed its peak in 2008 just before the financial crisis, wiping out the fall from the Great Recession, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York....
21:26 2019-08-14

High school tennis players sue over championship conflict with Sabbath A sister and brother who are star high school tennis players have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule that does not provide accommodations for them to play in Washington state championships while observing their Sabbath....
21:26 2019-08-14

Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? As of 2018, 10 states – all with Republican-controlled legislatures – have strict voter ID laws in placeThe former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for Senate there – said this week that she would not enter the Democrats’ race to be the party’s 2020 ...
21:26 2019-08-14

USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He a...
21:26 2019-08-14

Satellite photos show Chinese armoured vehicles on border of Hong Kong Paramilitary police personnel carriers appear to be parked in Shenzhen sports stadiumSatellite photos show what appear to be armoured personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China’s paramilitary People’s Armed police parked in a sports stadium in the city of Shenzhen, which borders Ho...
21:26 2019-08-14

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
21:26 2019-08-14

Ballet slay! Kelly Ripa awes in Instagram post on her toes in pointe shoes Kelly Ripa, 48, undoubtedly impressed her Instagram followers Tuesday with an image that shows her standing on her toes in pointe shoes.        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

How to Drink Your Way Through Your Summer Berry Haul If you’ve ever gone berry picking, you know how it easy it is to pick an insane amount of berries. Each plump piece of fruit begs to be pulled from the vine, and before you know it you have flats full of fruit and big plans. But then you get home, and you realize you may have been a tad overzealous....
21:52 2019-08-14

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
22:13 2019-08-14

China's Meituan Dianping to join maps service battle Meituan Dianping, a Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, has started building a mapping service, aiming to enter an area currently dominated by Alibaba's AutoNavi and Baidu Maps....
22:13 2019-08-14

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
22:13 2019-08-14

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Minnesota Vikings Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
22:13 2019-08-14

"The NFL Said Dad Wasn't Sick": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death last August at the age of 78, according to researchers at Boston University who posthumously examined his brain. Andrie’s diagnosis was confirmed by ...
22:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 5-WeWork to test IPO investor appetite with widening losses WeWork owner The We Company published detailed financial statements for the first time on Wednesday, revealing breakneck revenue growth and soaring losses, as it prepares for an initial public offering as early as next month....
22:13 2019-08-14

Brazilian stocks slide 3%, on track for biggest fall since March Brazilian stocks fell 3% on Wednesday, on course for their biggest one-day loss since March 27, slammed by growing fears of recession in the United States, economic weakness in Europe and continued market turbulence in neighboring Argentina....
22:13 2019-08-14

Documents reveal $500m Broken Hill pipeline built for benefit of irrigators Exclusive: Business case, which NSW government fought to keep secret, shows water security was not primary motivation for pipelineA business case for the controversial $500m Broken Hill pipeline, released after a three-year battle, reveals the New South Wales government made almost no effort to eval...
22:39 2019-08-14

In Cold Case Hammarskjöld, a gonzo journalist spins a wild conspiracy theory What really happened to Dag Hammarskjöld? Was the plane crash that killed the United Nations secretary-general and 15 others on the night of September 18, 1961, just as he was on his way negotiate a cease-fire with Belgian-backed Katangese forces in the Congo Crisis, the result of pilot error, as th...
22:39 2019-08-14

Global firms are sounding the alarm as Hong Kong protests deal "serious blow" to the city's outlook Two months of protests in Hong Kong are starting to take a toll on some of the largest global companies, adding to a host of geopolitical concerns as the U.S.-China trade war drags on....
22:39 2019-08-14

|ChoppiestoexitSAmarket,chairtostepdown Botswana-based grocery retailer, Choppies, has announced that it will be exiting the South African market, four years after expanding into the country...
22:39 2019-08-14

Report: Guards failed to check on Jeffrey Epstein for 3 hours The two prison staff members who'd been guarding the unit where Jeffrey Epstein died by apparent suicide failed to check on him that night for about three hours, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing several law enforcement and prison officials with knowledge of the investigation....
23:00 2019-08-14

Canada's Trudeau Found to Have Broken Conflict-of-Interest Law Canada’s ethics watchdog ruled that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke conflict-of-interest laws by trying to steer the then-attorney general away from criminally prosecuting a Montreal company....
23:00 2019-08-14

The 2020 BMW 330e Plug-In Hybrid Is Full Of Surprises Full disclosure: I’ve never been hugely impressed by any of the hybrids I’ve driven. I like my cars sporty, with power outputs that should make you question their legality. Neither of those characteristics have been typically found in any hybrid I have driven. I figured, then, perhaps I’m not the ri...
23:00 2019-08-14

5 Woodstock Photographers on the Images That Moved Them Most Fifty years ago, nearly half a million people convened at Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York, for the first Woodstock Arts & Music Festival in August 1969. Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music,” the event featured now-iconic sets from acts like Jimi H...
23:00 2019-08-14

Cheap hostels could make an NYC comeback Backpackers rejoice. There might soon be a cheap bunk bed waiting for you in New York City. After a nearly decadelong ban, a new bill could soon legalize hostels in the city. Councilman Mark Gjonaj and councilwoman Margaret Chin introduced a bill this week that would give the loud, smelly and studen...
23:00 2019-08-14

Czech Republic handed 2020 Fed Cup wildcard Eleven-times champions Czech Republic have been handed a wildcard for next April's revamped Fed Cup finals in Budapest, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Wednesday....
23:00 2019-08-14

Todd Chrisley, wife Julie plead not guilty to tax-evasion charges, bond set at $100G each "Chrisley Knows Best"  stars Julie and Todd Chrisley pleaded not guilty to tax evasion and other federal charges at an initial court appearance on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-08-14

Interior chief David Bernhardt shakes up ethics program Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is taking action to improve on a record of ethical “lapses” at the agency over recent years that has led to investigations of top staff....
23:26 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash Tests show he was exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide before the crash. The pilot, whose body has not been found, may have suffered the same....
23:26 2019-08-14

Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You Russia’s government is trying to put Soviet-style restrictions on scientists’ contact with foreign peers, requiring them to ask permission and report back on meetings....
23:26 2019-08-14

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
23:26 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala and pilot may have been overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning on plane, investigators reveal Emiliano Sala had been exposed to a "potentially fatal" level of carbon monoxide when his plane crashed over the Channel, investigators have revealed....
23:52 2019-08-14

Not so fast, Boris... the fightback begins The new PM is settling in to No 10, but behind the scenes a no-deal resistance is forming. As the group hatch plans to avert disaster in October, Julian Glover forecasts stormy weather for Westminster...
23:52 2019-08-14

At least 3 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff At least three Philadelphia police officers were shot during a wild standoff in the city’s North Side Wednesday, according to various reports. Dozens of police officers swarmed the residential neighborhood around 4:30 p.m. and closed off surrounding streets, with video from news choppers showi...
23:52 2019-08-14

Steve King asks, ‘Would there be any population’ if not for rape, incest Controversial Iowa Congressman Steve King, in an eyebrow-raising defense of his anti-abortion legislation, questioned Wednesday whether there would “be any population of the world left” if not for rape and incest. While speaking at the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale, Iowa, the d...
23:52 2019-08-14

Pelosi warns post-Brexit UK not to mess with 1998 Ireland peace pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning to the United Kingdom Wednesday amid talks of a free trade deal with the US after Britain departs the European Union. The top-ranking House Democrat issued a statement reiterating her opposition to any free trade agreement that disrupts the Good Friday Agr...
23:52 2019-08-14

Israel bracing for Temple Mount visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israeli officials are preparing for the possibility that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — the first Muslim women elected to Congress — may visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during a visit to the country, according to reports. Deputy national security adviser Reuven Azar held a “sec...
23:52 2019-08-14

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday. The former Democratic congressman was in Nevada ...
23:52 2019-08-14

US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest. Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of clashes between riot police and pre-democracy demonstrators at one of the world’s busiest air hubs....
23:52 2019-08-14

FCA extends 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant until end of year FCA in March said it would end the third shift at the Windsor plant on Sept. 30 amid sluggish North American sales for the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans it builds. The automaker has now extended the shift's life two times since that announcement....
23:52 2019-08-14

You Can Now Go Fishing In Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode, But It's Dangerous Thanks to an update last week Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 now lets you fish in its Blackout battle royale mode. You fish for items, not fish, and, if you’re lucky you can reel in some powerful guns....
00:13 2019-08-15

New Apex Legends Axe Costs $170 In Coin Packs They say you’ve got to spend money to make money. In the case of Apex Legends’ new event, you’ll have to spend $160 to earn the opportunity to spend $10 to unlock a $35 virtual axe. Confused? Oh, my friend, we’re just getting started....
00:13 2019-08-15

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its music....
00:13 2019-08-15

Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A Twitter account called Endless Jeopardy is providing computer generated trivia questions every 15 minutes, for a game that will never end. (Well, at l...
00:13 2019-08-15

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
00:13 2019-08-15

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
00:13 2019-08-15

Delhi Government Not Involved In Ravidas Temple Razing: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said his government is upset over the demolition of a temple of saint Ravidas and that it has no involvement in the razing...
00:39 2019-08-15

Diane von Furstenberg Flash Sale: Save 60% Off Now! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. As......
00:39 2019-08-15

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
01:00 2019-08-15

Poorer kids may have less shade in their schoolyards (Reuters Health) - Elementary schools with the greatest proportions of poor children may have the least amount of shade in their schoolyards where kids spend their recess, a new U.S. study finds....
01:00 2019-08-15

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regimen called BPaL, the not-for-profit said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-15

Joseph Tsai Nears Full Ownership of the Nets Tsai already owns 49 percent of the Brooklyn N.B.A. team, but is close to buying out the majority owner, Mikhail Prokhorov. The team is valued at a record $2.35 billion....
01:00 2019-08-15

Mystery of Ghislaine Maxwell's whereabouts deepens as Epstein accusers eye his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell in the past was photographed with Jeffrey Epstein socializing with President Donald Trump, and attending the wedding of Chelsea Clinton, whose father, President Bill Clinton, like Trump had been friends with Epstein....
01:00 2019-08-15

Pentagon eager to resolve JEDI contract as China races to develop military cloud computing system "We don't want to waste any more time moving forward because we know our potential adversaries are doing it at their own speed," U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan says....
01:00 2019-08-15

'Baby Shark' obsessed kids? Here is what you can buy and doo-doo-doo with them Sorry, parents, 'Baby Shark' is everywhere, including your cereal. Pinkfong has partnered with companies to bring us concerts, costumes and toys.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

The Yield Curve Is Inverted! Remind Me Why I Care If you’re wondering what a yield curve is and why there’s so much fretting on both sides of the Atlantic over its changing shape, you’re not alone. This year, Google searches for “yield curve inversion” shot up to their highest level ever. Here’s what the fuss is about....
01:00 2019-08-15

Barty outguns Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-15

Boosting a single brain molecule reduced anxiety in lab monkeys Scientists may have found a potential cure for anxiety after isolating and boosting a molecule in the brains of rhesus monkeys. Andrew Fox, a researcher at UC Davis, and co-author Tade Souaiaia from SUNY lead a team of researchers in an experimental study to determine if behaviors related to anxiety...
01:00 2019-08-15

This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining software XMRig, which is open source and hosted o...
01:00 2019-08-15

US housing debt surges to $9.4T, topping record high from 2008 Residential mortgage debt in the U.S. reached a new high in the three months through June, topping a previous record during the height of the financial crisis....
01:26 2019-08-15

Fury as Trump official says poem on Statue of Liberty refers to 'people from Europe' USCIS head Ken Cuccinelli condemned over poem commentsFamed inscription welcomed millions of immigrants to AmericaKen Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, has sparked a new wave of criticism about the promise of US immigration enshrined in the inscription on th...
01:52 2019-08-15

75 years at the fair (WHO/NBC News) John Rasmussen is marking an incredible milestone. Rasmussen has never missed the Iowa State Fair. First attending as a baby, 2019 is his 75th year. He’s camped at the fair each time. “I came here as a three or 4-month-old baby. Been here every year,” Rasmussen says. “I kind o...
01:52 2019-08-15

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
01:52 2019-08-15

TV's Top Leading Man 2019: Vote in the Top 32 Ahoy mateys! It's time to vote in the second round of TV's Top Leading Man, where the top 32 contenders face off tournament-style in a quest to make it to the next round.......
01:52 2019-08-15

Kourtney Kardashian Celebrates Her Stretch Marks in Swimsuit Photo: Relive Her Most Candid Moments Kourtney Kardashian is wearing her stretch marks like a badge of honor. A photo of the 40-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and mother of three posing in a swimsuit on a yacht......
01:52 2019-08-15

Home buyers are taking advantage of falling rates, says housing market analyst Ivy Zelman Housing market analyst Ivy Zelman, known for predicting the 2005 housing peak and the 2012 housing bottom, spoke to CNBC's Power Lunch on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-08-15

Racing lines: Looking back at the drama of BTCC 1989 Sytner and Weaver ruled BTCC Class B in the late 1980s Today's fast-paced leadership battle brings back memories of when Sierra RS500s chased BMW E30 M3s for the top spot The handsome new BMW 3 Series is flying high in its first British Touring Car Championship season. Colin Turkington is set for...
01:52 2019-08-15

The Smart Home Is Finally Coming For Our Ceiling Fans Everything you can buy for your home, from light switches to refrigerators, are smart now, but ceiling fans have always been weirdly underrepresented in the smart home market. A few minor players aside, the category basically begins and ends with Big Ass Fans’ expensive (but gorgeous) Haiku. A new K...
02:13 2019-08-15

Gym Goers Slightly Inconvenienced By Car Crashing Into Lap Pool Seattle station KOMO News reports that a car crashed through the glass wall of a local LA Fitness pool this week, miraculously missing the three swimmers in the water at the time. The people in the pool area swam over to help, the report said, and managed to get the 69-year-old driver out of the c...
02:13 2019-08-15

I'm Not Really Sure Why This Guy Walked Through A Car To Cross The Street But, Well, He Did I’ll admit, I don’t know the full story here, but there’s a decent possibility that everything we need to know the story is right here. This happened on a street somewhere in Russia, and involved a crosswalk, a pedestrian, and an early 2000s Lexus RX. What you see is what happened: guy crosses the s...
02:13 2019-08-15

Here's What $400 Of Mazda RX-7 Gets You If you, like me, often dream of buying one of the car world’s masterpieces, the first-gen Mazda RX-7, this will be of some interest to you. It’s how much RX-7 you get for $400. After some review, it appears to be, uh, not a ton....
02:13 2019-08-15

‘No Man’s Sky’ Beyond is out: Here are 10 of the biggest changes and updates Nearly three years to the day after the ambitious universe simulator No Man’s Sky launched, it is receiving what may be its most important update ever – one which will bring it close to delivering on all the promises that developer Hello Games made ahead of the game’s release, alon...
02:13 2019-08-15

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped governments crack down....
02:39 2019-08-15

Asia stocks trade lower as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia traded lower Thursday morning after the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted overnight, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
03:00 2019-08-15

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text exchange with another local elected official that was r...
03:00 2019-08-15

Markets Are Shaken by New Signs of Global Economic Trouble Shares on Wall Street fell sharply after reports showed a slowdown in China and a contraction in Germany, partly reflecting the U.S. trade war’s impact....
03:00 2019-08-15

Porsche's Cayenne E-Hybrid is the company's 'just right' SUV The Porsche Cayenne lineup is getting crowded. There are the gasoline engine-only versions and now two hybrids. The high-end electrified Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is a sports car masquerading as an SUV. But if you're looking for the less dramatic powe......
03:00 2019-08-15

Who are you and why are you leaving old TVs on porches in Virginia? Residents in Virginia remain bewildered after a mysterious person with a TV on their head placed out-dated televisions on the doorsteps of more than 50 homes in Henrico County. The bandit (of sorts) struck this weekend, The Washington Post reports. P......
03:00 2019-08-15

A mysterious AMD Threadripper CPU may have appeared in leaked Geekbench result We've been sitting, waiting for 3rd Generation Threadripper processors to appear, but we might have finally seen one of these HEDT Castle Lake processors appear in a leaked Geekbench result.This leak was spotted by the folks over at TechPowerUp, and it references a mysterious 'Sharkstooth&...
03:26 2019-08-15

Borderlands 3 isn't the game you remember - but that's OK Threequels are notoriously hit-or-miss. While some series’ third instalations go beyond expectations and breath new life into a franchise, others can fall seriously short of the bar. It’s all about striking that sweet balance between fresh new content and the formula that fans original...
03:26 2019-08-15

US men's basketball team was blown out by random G League and overseas players in a scrimmage It might have just been a scrimmage, but Team USA suffered an embarrassing defeat against a random group of fringe players on Wednesday.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Phillies' Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will have MRI Thursday and likely have season-ending surgery on bone spur in his pitching elbow.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Police officer gets challenged by kids so he shows off his basketball skills A New York police officer turned the street game with some kids into an opportunity to engage with the community and to show off his skills.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Power Stone: the Dreamcast brawler that foresaw Fortnite and Overwatch Capcom’s joyful, rule-breaking gameplay laid the groundwork for today’s multiplayer fighting games. Its producer and designer tell us how they did itFrom the very beginning, developers saw the Dreamcast console as a place to experiment. Sega set the tone with innovative outliers such as Shenmue, Jet...
03:26 2019-08-15

Apple issues statement on ‘locking’ third-party battery replacements It’s no secret that Apple has historically made it extremely challenging for iPhone owners to open up their devices and replace components, a stance which certainly explains the company’s affinity for pentalobe screws. From Apple’s vantage point, it’s a matter of safety. And ...
03:26 2019-08-15

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal your actual fingerprint — mind you, not an encrypted version of it — then there’s ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly...
03:26 2019-08-15

Where'd You Go, Bernadette review – Cate Blanchett is lost in drab drama The Oscar winner stumbles in Richard Linklater’s much-delayed adaptation of Maria Semple’s bestseller about a woman in need of an escapeWhere’d the buzz for Where’d You Go, Bernadette go? Why is a film based on screenwriter turned author Maria Semple’s bestselling novel, directed by Richard Linklate...
03:26 2019-08-15

Chinese Police Chief Fired Over Porsche-Driving Wife's Road Rage Incident Did you hear the one about the police chief's wife, the Porsche and the torrent of expletives? Well, most of Chongqing did, and now the police chief has been fired. It's the kind of story that's been......
03:52 2019-08-15

How do vaginal bacteria naturally protect against chlamydia? For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection....
03:52 2019-08-15

What to know about bleeding hemorrhoids A person can sometimes treat bleeding hemorrhoids at home. At other times, hemorrhoids may require specialist treatment or surgery. Learn more about the symptoms, home remedies, and treatments here....
03:52 2019-08-15

UA invents eyewear to help legally blind see TUCSON- A high-tech eyewear system developed by the University of Arizona is helping people who are legally blind or have impaired eyesight– see. Hong Hua, a professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona, and her team, developed the technology with the help of Tech Launch Arizona....
04:13 2019-08-15

Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine for war dead on Thursday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, Kyodo News said, a gesture likely to be criticized by Asian neighbors....
04:13 2019-08-15

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism" and more street clashes followed ugly scenes the previous day when protesters set upon men they suspected of being government sympathizers....
04:13 2019-08-15

Criticism mounts of New Zealand mosque shooting response After a lone gunman killed 51 mosque worshippers in March, New Zealand's outpouring of collective grief and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's heartfelt support for the Muslim community won praise around the world....
04:13 2019-08-15

Ackman bets on idol Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire U.S. investor William Ackman has long described how Warren Buffett, often called the greatest stock picker ever, has influenced his career. Now he's paying the Oracle of Omaha the ultimate homage with a new investment in Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway ....
04:13 2019-08-15

Anna Wintour expands title in Condé Nast reshuffling Anna Wintour’s already big job just got bigger. In a series of big changes at Condé Nast announced Wednesday, Wintour — the editor in chief of Vogue and artistic director of all the US — was also named “global content advisor” for the company’s international brands. The new role gives her more autho...
04:39 2019-08-15

SWAT team rescues police trapped in Philadelphia shootout A SWAT team has rescued two police officers who were trapped inside a Philadelphia house with an active shooter who is still armed and remains inside the home, police said....
04:39 2019-08-15

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-08-15

Lampard - I'm proud but I hate losing "Frank Lampard claimed he was proud of Chelsea\u0027s performance and optimistic for the rest of the season, despite seeing his side lose the UEFA Super Cup to Liverpool."...
04:39 2019-08-15

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeeping summit in November 2017....
04:39 2019-08-15

Jimmy Eat World drummer calls out Third Eye Blind's 'creepy' Stephan Jenkins after tour If you wondering how Jimmy Eat World enjoyed that co-headlining tour with Third Eye Blind, may we suggest their drummer Zach Lind's Twitter feed?        ...
05:00 2019-08-15

FTC chief prepared to break up Big Tech — if he ‘has to’ The head of the FTC said he's prepared to break up big tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
05:00 2019-08-15

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of WeWork, the $47 billion landlord for upscale co-working spaces, filed for its long-awaited initial public offering by revealing a $900 million loss in ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jair Bolsonaro, whom they labeled "misogynist, racist and homophobic.”...
05:00 2019-08-15

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
05:00 2019-08-15

Germany: Far-right offenses rise in 2019 Neo-Nazis and other far-right groups have committed 8,605 crimes in 2019 so far. The rise of anti-migrant and neo-Nazi groups has alarmed the authorities....
05:00 2019-08-15

Opinion: German slowdown is a warning signal There's no denying anymore that Germany's economy is slowing. Yet, this isn't the time for stop-gap measures, says DW's Henrik Böhme. Instead, he argues, sober-minded decisions by both politics and businesses are needed....
05:00 2019-08-15

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
05:00 2019-08-15

Italy: New Genoa bridge to be built by April PM Giuseppe Conte pledged a new bridge symbolizing "rebirth" would be completed by April. Forty-three people died when the Morandi bridge collapsed last year....
05:00 2019-08-15

Debt and doom loops: The eurozone's Italian nightmare Brexit hogs the headlines, but its significance to the EU economy pales in comparison with Italy. An anti-euro party could soon be running a country that owes European banks nearly half a trillion of that currency....
05:00 2019-08-15

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
05:00 2019-08-15

Kashmir: Pakistan's Khan vows to 'fight until the end' During a visit to Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan accused India's military of "planning" action in regions controlled by Pakistan. Khan said Pakistan was "fully prepared to respond."...
05:00 2019-08-15

Facebook transcribed users' audio and passed it on — report Hundreds of contractors have been hired by Facebook to listen to and transcribe audio recorded from users, according to a Bloomberg report. Some of the contractors reportedly felt their work was "unethical."...
05:00 2019-08-15

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he sat down for an interview with Fox News across from...
05:26 2019-08-15

PolitiFact hammered for avoiding ruling on Warren, Harris claim Michael Brown was murdered The fact-checking website PolitiFact is again under fire for alleged political bias, after it posted a bizarre article Monday that refused to rule on whether Michael Brown was in fact "murdered" by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, as Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren falsely claimed ...
05:26 2019-08-15

Fox News Poll: Most back gun restrictions after shootings, Trump ratings down In the wake of two mass shootings, overwhelming and bipartisan majorities of voters favor background checks on gun buyers and taking guns from people who are a danger to themselves or others, according to the latest Fox News Poll. Two-thirds also support a ban on “assault weapons,” although that maj...
05:26 2019-08-15

Fox News Poll, August 14 In the wake of two mass shootings, overwhelming and bipartisan majorities of voters favor background checks on gun buyers and taking guns from people who are a danger to themselves or others, according to the latest Fox News Poll....
05:26 2019-08-15

Orioles are glad their Yankees hell is over For the 16th straight time on Wednesday, the Orioles faced the Yankees and lost. Afterward, right-hander Dylan Bundy admitted he was glad the teams wouldn’t meet again until next season. “We don’t have to play them anymore,’’ Bundy said following the Yankees’ 6-5 win in The Bronx. “I guess that’s a ...
05:26 2019-08-15

Antonio Brown faces $40K suit over chef’s wild allegations Antonio Brown’s rough preseason continues. The Raiders’ mercurial star wide receiver is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Stefano Tedeschi, also known as “The Sports Chef,” who alleges Brown didn’t pay a $38,521.20 bill from the 2018 Pro Bowl, according to ESPN. I...
05:26 2019-08-15

CC Sabathia will return to Yankees in time for a familiar foe CC Sabathia will come off the injured list on Sunday and start at Yankee Stadium against the Indians — the team with which he began his career in 2001. The 39-year-old lefty has been on the IL with an inflamed right knee since July 28, one day after giving up five runs and nine hits......
05:26 2019-08-15

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
05:26 2019-08-15

NYC sanitation worker used license plates found in trash to avoid $17G in fines, investigators say A New York City sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly putting license plates he found in the trash on his car to avoid paying more than $17,000 in fines....
05:52 2019-08-15

Fresno cops interrupt music video shoot, arrest 16-year-old over stolen handgun The recording of a music video in Fresno, Calif. was cut short Tuesday evening after police arrested a teen allegedly armed with a stolen .40-caliber handgun....
05:52 2019-08-15

Delta Airlines worker killed in tug accident at JFK Airport A Delta Airlines worker was killed at JFK Airport on Wednesday afternoon when an airplane tug hit him, a report said. The worker was struck by the tug near Terminal 4 at about 3:30 p.m. and was later pronounced dead, according to ABC New York. Other workers then used a forklift to try to pry......
05:52 2019-08-15

Brooklyn grocery store raided by NYC Sheriff’s officers Where there’s smoke… A raid on a Brooklyn grocery store Wednesday turned up a massive trove of untaxed cigarettes, snuff and liquor — valued at more than half a million dollars, the NYC Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies grabbed more than 5,000 cartons of cigarettes, enough boxe...
05:52 2019-08-15

Video: Humpback whale pops up near New York Harbor A whale was spotted frolicking in waters near the New York Harbor on Tuesday, according to footage posted on the NYPD Special Ops’ Twitter account. An NYPD Harbor Unit captured the massive mammal on video, bopping around near Hoffman Island, just south of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, cops sa...
05:52 2019-08-15

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the environment ministry....
05:52 2019-08-15

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. The outbreak in the war-ravaged territories of the ...
05:52 2019-08-15

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

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
05:52 2019-08-15

John Mayer Gets Restraining Order Against ''Obsessed'' Fan After Receiving Numerous Death Threats John Mayer was granted a temporary restraining order against one obsessed fan. Mayer's terrifying ordeal began in March of this year, when 39-year-old Ryan Jeremy Knight allegedly......
05:52 2019-08-15

Centre To Invest Rs 100 Lakh Crore In Infrastructure, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the government make a massive investment of Rs 100 lakh crore to develop modern infrastructure that will help double the size of the economy to $5 trillion......
06:13 2019-08-15

"India Will Have Chief of Defence Staff," Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the post of a Chief of Defence Staff to oversee all three defence services, as he addressed the nation on India's 73rd Independence Day....
06:13 2019-08-15

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
06:13 2019-08-15

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
06:13 2019-08-15

Person mistakenly texts cop: ‘We got high together girl!’ An awkward exchange between a Missouri cop and a person who thought they were talking to a friend they “got high with” went viral after police posted a screenshot of the conversation online....
06:13 2019-08-15

Sorry, Android users: These iPhone snobs won’t date you Forget dreamy eyes the color of the ocean. For young daters, the color of text messages is all that matters. When people with iPhones text each other, their messages send in blue speech bubbles. But when they text non-iPhone owners, messages send in a different hue: bright green, as if to signal tha...
06:13 2019-08-15

Florida Bar clears Matt Gaetz in investigation of Michael Cohen tweet The Florida Bar has cleared Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of any disciplinary action following a months-long investigation into a tweet he sent about President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen before his testimony before Congress....
06:39 2019-08-15

|FromaclassicnoveltoaChristmasrom-com–Hereare5trailersyoumustwatch! From a classic novel adaptation, a drama inspired by an actor's real-life to a romantic Christmas movie – here's a look at what's coming to cinemas soon....
07:00 2019-08-15

Cops escort women, children from Philadelphia house during shootout A group of two women and two children were escorted out of the Philadelphia house where at least one gunman barricaded himself Wednesday during an hours-long standoff with police that that left six cops injured. One of the evacuees told CBS3 she was inside, on the second floor of the home in Philly&...
07:00 2019-08-15

Philadelphia suspect in custody after hours-long ordeal that left 6 officers wounded A dramatic shootout in Philadelphia stretched on for hours into the night Wednesday as six officers were shot -- and two officers and three hostages were later freed, apparently unhurt....
07:26 2019-08-15

Brown faces lawsuit over unpaid $38K chef's bill Raiders receiver Antonio Brown is facing a civil lawsuit that alleges that he failed to pay a chef's bill of nearly $40,000 during Pro Bowl festivities in 2018....
07:26 2019-08-15

NFLPA issues 'work stoppage guide' to players As CBA negotiations between the NFL and the NFLPA continue to make little progress, the players' union has issued a "work stoppage guide" to help players prepare in case of a strike or lockout following the 2020 season....
07:26 2019-08-15

Which of MLB's three superteams is the one to beat in October? The Astros, Dodgers and Yankees have separated themselves from the rest of MLB. Which is the best bet to win it all, and can anyone stop the superteam trio?...
07:26 2019-08-15

Inside a 24-hour firehouse shift with UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic Former UFC champion Stipe Miocic will challenge Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight belt on Saturday. But his training was put on hold for a 24-hour shift at the local firehouse....
07:26 2019-08-15

Triple-doubles, daring dismounts and a new approach for Simone Biles Simone Biles' dominant performance at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships reminded us that her only competition heading into the 2020 Olympics is herself....
07:26 2019-08-15

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
07:26 2019-08-15

Owner of 8chan, online message board favored by El Paso shooter, ordered to appear in court Following the white nationalist-fueled mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, 8chan owner Jim Watkins was subpoenaed by a key House committee Wednesday.       ...
07:52 2019-08-15

Miracle baby born with severe heart disease, taken off life support months ago, about to celebrate first birthday A young infant born with a severe heart defect is being hailed as a miracle baby as she is set to celebrate her first birthday just months after being taken off life support with little prospects of survival....
07:52 2019-08-15

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
08:13 2019-08-15

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

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
08:13 2019-08-15

Pujols sets career hit mark for foreign-born players in win Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Ogunbowale scores 35, Wings stop Sparks streak 84-78 Rookie Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 35 points, Glory Johnson added a season-high 20 and the short-handed Dallas Wings ended the Los Angeles Sparks' five-game winning streak 84-78       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

'BH 90210' recap: Stalkers, secret best friends and community service Spoiler alert! The reboot is on in the second episode of the meta "BH 90210," and there are stalkers, divorces and baby daddy issues in abundance.        ...
08:39 2019-08-15

UK airport strike dates: How will passengers be affected at Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick? All you need to know Families embarking on their holidays have been hit with a wave of uncertainty this summer, as a number of strikes have been announced at airports across the UK....
08:39 2019-08-15

Cais schooled for home ERC Junior run "Erik Cais will make his second Barum Czech Rally Zlín start this week – one year on from a debut performance that signalled his emergence as a rally driver following a prolific career in downhill mountain bike racing."...
12:39 2019-08-16

Woke capitalism cowers to China Over at National Review, David French asks a question to which every humanist and freedom fighter in the western world wishes a resounding affirmative answer: If China cracks down on Hong Kong, will corporate America remember its morals?...
12:39 2019-08-16

Trump lays the groundwork to avoid voters’ recession blame Between poor economic news coming out of China and Germany, the inversion of the yield curve, and trade negotiations with friend and foe alike that have no guarantee of ending positively, signs are mounting that next year’s economy might not be as upbeat as today’s. With the presidential election a ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director The UN programme dedicated to the elimination of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, has warmly welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director....
12:39 2019-08-16

The entrepreneur who battled cancer to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
12:39 2019-08-16

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

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

R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago Which of the four R. Kelly sex-crimes cases go to trial first? A state judge in Chicago says he wants to proceed to trial there first.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Princess Diana musical heads to Broadway, will continue to rock the royals A musical about Princess Diana, featuring the royal wedding drama and Prince Charles' infamous affair, is headed to Broadway this spring.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Bam Margera arrested for trespassing days after social media plea for Dr. Phil's help About a week after reportedly pleading for help from Dr. Phil on Instagram, "Jackass" star Bam Margera was arrested for trespassing.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

Iran tanker could leave Gibraltar on Friday unless U.S. legal bid succeeds An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West could sail free from British territory Gibraltar on Friday, unless a last-ditch push by the United States succeeds in dragging the saga back into court....
12:39 2019-08-16

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership: Der Spiegel German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of his Social Democrats, a magazine reported on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's sinking popularity since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
12:39 2019-08-16

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Friday....
12:39 2019-08-16

'Nobody is not afraid': Chernobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub recalls how he feared for his life....
12:39 2019-08-16

How a funky Harlem music fest became the ‘Black Woodstock’ When Freddie Stone, Sly’s brother, played the Harlem Cultural Festival as guitarist and co-founder of Sly and the Family Stone in the summer of 1969, it was not yet known as the “Black Woodstock,” as it would be christened in later years. “We didn’t know that it was going to turn out to be the......
12:39 2019-08-16

This is why millennials may skip your wedding Forty-one percent of millennials have considered skipping a wedding because they couldn't afford, but saving money on travel and gifts can help.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Be wary of scammers, some tips There's nothing you can do about credit card applications gone sour. But you can sure extra alert to e-mail scams and protecting your information.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Women sewing blue jeans at Levi's, Wrangler, Lee were abused, new report says Women sewing blue jeans for Levi's, Wrangler, Lee and The Children's Place faced sexual harassment and gender-based violence, labor rights groups say.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Get ready for Pumpkin Spice Spam this fall Along with the arrival of fall, we should brace for all things pumpkin spice. But one product may have taken the "fall favorite" flavor a bit too far.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: Which cars have it and which ones are getting it? Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have sparked significant tech upgrades in cars, but most models require a USB connection.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

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

‘There’s a Bigger Lesson’: Laverne Cox Talks About the Future of Trans Visibility—Onscreen and Off Laverne Cox is looking beyond being “first.” Now nominated for her third Emmy since 2014 for Orange Is the New Black, which just aired its final season, the actress and activist, indisputably a pioneer in her field, spoke to W magazine about the honor. In particular, Cox spoke about the unique chall...
12:39 2019-08-16

Forever 21 offers 21% off everything through Sunday: best deals It’s the worst time of year to buy clothes. It’s still hot as hell outside. Offices are freezing. No one wants to spend more money on spaghetti-strap tops that we’ll only get one more month of use out of — but it’s not cool enough yet to buy sweaters,. Luckily, Forever 21 has...
13:00 2019-08-16

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Airline Credit Cards The big takeaway from this week’s Co-Op is that the best airline credit card for you will depend largely on the airport you fly out of most. Live in Houston? You’ll probably want to start your search with a United or Southwest card. Atlanta? Go for a Delta card....
13:00 2019-08-16

Dodgers' Kristopher Negrón Faceplants Attempting Diving Catch, Comes Up With Nose Full Of Blood Things were already going poorly for the Dodgers going into the bottom of the fifth on Thursday, as the team had only just broken up a no-hitter against the Marlins(!) and had allowed the National League bottom-feeder to build a 6-1 lead. But things soon got decidedly worse when Miami’s Lewis Brinso...
13:00 2019-08-16

What Is The Best Swimming Stroke? If you can get away with it, you should bail on work right now and head to your local beach, blasting this beach-forward Deadcast on your stereo or in your headphones as you do so. What’s your boss going to do about it? Fire you? Quite possibly, but that’s not happening until you get back from the d...
13:00 2019-08-16

Conor McGregor Sucker-Punches Old Man After Whiskey Argument In Dublin Pub Conor McGregor still hasn’t decided on his next fight, but in the meantime he’s won an exhibition bout against an old guy who was just trying to have a pint....
13:00 2019-08-16

A Washington trooper saw a car on the side of the road. He found the driver playing Pokemon GO ... on 8 phones A Washington state trooper spotted a car pulled over on the side of a highway. The driver was playing Pokemon GO on eight phones.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests....
13:00 2019-08-16

Murder Convict Picks Electrocution Over Lethal Injection In Final Hours A man put to death in the US state of Tennessee on Thursday for murdering a woman and her daughter chose in his final hours to be electrocuted rather than executed by lethal injection, prison......
13:00 2019-08-16

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

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

Airport security lines are about to get shorter The TSA just added more PreCheck airlines to its expedited screening program. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

New Samsung phone leak points to whopping 108MP camera – but is it real? After Samsung showed off its 64MP and 108MP camera sensors the race was on for a smartphone to actually release with the super-powered sensors, and according to a new leak, we could know the names of each.This leaks come from Sudhanshu Ambhore, who posted on Twitter a graph showing the camera specs ...
13:00 2019-08-16

iPhone 11 launch date might have just been leaked by Apple in iOS 13 We knew the iPhone 11 launch is just around the corner, but we've now heard word that the date we expected is looking more likely.The iOS 13 beta 7 has landed for the public, and those digging through have found some intriguing info. iHelpBR has seen an image within the platform that - if true ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Rockwell Collins tapped for E-2D Hawkeye trainer systems The U.S. Navy awarded a $31 million contract to Rockwell Collins for an E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training System III Weapons System Trainer and an aircrew procedures trainer....
13:00 2019-08-16

Harper: Walk-off GS one of my 'coolest moments' Bryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 Thursday night for a three-game sweep....
13:00 2019-08-16

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

Two teens water-skied 62 miles across Lake Michigan from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
13:26 2019-08-16

Gurugram Restaurants Opt Out Of Food Applications; Say No To Heavy Discounts Restaurants have floated #LogOut campaign on social media to protest against offers-driven paid membership programs such as Zomato (Gold), EazyDiner (Prime)....
13:26 2019-08-16

Huawei Plans to Triple R&D Staff in Russia by 2025 According to Russian State Media Huawei plans to triple its research and development (R&D) staff in Russia within the next six years, according to a new report from Russian state media outlet Sputnik. The Chinese tech giant, which is currently the largest telecom company in the world, will reportedly hire about 500 new staff by...
13:26 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the airline released a bizarre statement about the fut...
13:26 2019-08-16

A Baby Planet Might Have Smashed Right Into Young Jupiter Jupiter’s core seems off, astronomers think, in a way explainable by an ancient collision with another enormous body, perhaps one 10 times the mass of Earth.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

George Takei on His Own Experiences in an Internment Camp and New Show The Terror: Infamy George Takei tells TIME about living in a Japanese-American internment camp as a child and what inspired his new show, ‘The Terror: Infamy.’ You were in Japanese-American internment camps from ages 5 to 8. What was that like? We were plunked down in the swamps of southeastern Arkansas. T...
13:26 2019-08-16

LLWS team feeling Jersey pride ahead of opener The preamble is over and the stage is set. Now it’s time for the Elmora Little League team to step into the spotlight. The squad of preteens out of Elizabeth, N.J., begins its run at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., when they take on a team from Oregon under the lights Friday......
13:26 2019-08-16

Young duo’s monster night gives Mets win they needed: ‘That’s nuts’ ATLANTA — High-fives were in abundance for the Mets on Thursday, mostly from the relief of snapping a three-game losing streak. But the fives that screamed the loudest were in the box score next to the names Pete Alonso and Amed Rosario. Five hits for Alonso. Five for Rosario. They became the first ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Jets alarm bells sound even as one area shines in uneven win ATLANTA — A few of the Jets’ problem areas looked exactly like that — problematic — Thursday night in their preseason matchup with the Falcons. While a few others actually looked OK in a 22-10 Jets win. If you are general manager Joe Douglas and head coach Adam Gase, the depth at cornerback and the....
13:26 2019-08-16

Get your popcorn! 10 fall movies we can't wait to see 2019's fall movie lineup ranges from horror ("It: Chapter Two") to supervillains ("Joker"), and we can hardly wait.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

'Until her bones are broken': Myanmar activists fight to outlaw domestic violence Cradling her one-year-old daughter in a house in southern Myanmar, 22-year-old Nu Nu Aye recalled the reasons her husband gave for beating her. She hadn't looked after his rooster. She wouldn't have sex with him....
13:26 2019-08-16

'We're not for sale', says Greenland's foreign minister Greenland's foreign minister said on Friday the world's biggest island is not for sale, commenting on media reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has privately discussed with advisers the idea of buying Greenland....
13:26 2019-08-16

Apple will unveil new iPhones on September 10, leak suggests Apple revealed the iPhone XS at a similar event on September 12, 2018. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple released the seventh beta of iOS 13 today, and that release contained image files that seem to indicate that Apple will hold its next big iPhone unveiling event on September 10, 2019. A scree...
13:26 2019-08-16

How will Barcelona line up vs Athletic? Antoine Griezmann set for full debut as Lionel Messi misses out Lionel Messi missed Barcelona training on Thursday and will not travel to Bilbao for the champions' La Liga opener against Athletic Club at San Mames on Friday night....
13:26 2019-08-16

Man Utd would sell Paul Pogba... but he will cost Real Madrid £200m, insists Dimitar Berbatov Dimitar Berbatov believes Paul Pogba will make a dramatic move from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer - providing that the Spanish giants get serious with their transfer fee....
13:26 2019-08-16

Southampton expecting 'best Liverpool team' despite Super Cup exertions Ralph Hasenhuttl has warned his Southampton players not to expect anything less than the "best Liverpool team you can imagine" despite their draining Uefa Super Cup win....
13:26 2019-08-16

Liverpool vs Chelsea highlights: Goals and action from the Uefa Super Cup in Istanbul Back-up goalkeeper Adrian was the shoot-out hero as Liverpool once again tasted continental glory in Istanbul by overcoming Frank Lampard's Chelsea in the Super Cup....
13:26 2019-08-16

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