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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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Paul Schrader remembers Pauline Kael: 'She was my second mother' In an edited version of his 2001 Film Comment essay, the director and screenwriter recalls his heartbreaking relationship – and reconciliation – with the critic who kickstarted his careerThe warrior critic: in praise of Pauline KaelI remember the evening I first met Pauline as vividly as a first dat...
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Rare 13-star flags going on display at Revolution museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of rare 13-star American flags never before exhibited will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for display starting Friday, which is Flag Day. The flag...
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Twitter deletes accounts linked to foreign governments SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government’s agenda. Twitter is adding those accounts and their tweets to a public database it launched last year to track its battle against government-link...
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Body Found After Larue County House Fire LARUE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was found dead following a house fire in Larue County. It happened around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday on Otter Creek Road in the Buffalo community. Kentucky State Police learned that upon the fire departments arrival a deceased victim was located inside the resid...
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US Open starts with a symbolic tee shot by Sam Saunders PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sam Saunders has hit the first shot of the 119th U.S. Open. His goal is to hit the last one in four days. The U.S. Open returns to Pebble Beach for the sixth time, and the golf course has never looked more pure with dry weather in the forecast. Dry does not mean a blue sk...
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Iran official says coal mine collapse kills 2, injures 1 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a mine collapse has killed two miners and injured another in the central province of Semnan. The Thursday report quotes Damghan Gov. Aliasghar Majd as saying: “After one of the Alborz-e Sharghi coal mine’s tunn...
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Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated. A statement on Thursday by the prosecutor’s office said that Sellal is be...
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Greek unemployment, highest in EU, dips in early 2019 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek national statistics show that unemployment, long the highest in the European Union, fell in the first quarter when compared to last year, but still afflicts around one in five Greeks. The country’s statistical authority said Thursday that the unemployment rate was 1...
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Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically higher rate of HIV infection among women in southern...
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Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals ammonia pollutant hotspots at UK farmsOne of the most potent air pollutants i...
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Florida man attacked landlord who accused him of taking too many showers: report An enraged Florida tenant viciously attacked his elderly roommate — because the man accused him of taking too many showers, according to a new report. Byron Christianoudis, 48, was going to take a shower Tuesday when his 70-year-old roomie — also his landlord — told him he couldn’t because he ...
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Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stayed last November at the Bahia Principe hotels wher...
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Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping into action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 autobahn and continue traveling though a construct...
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Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia. Knox arrived at Milan’s Linate airport on Thursday en route to the northern city of Modena, where she...
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Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress “Hey everybody, prepare yourself,” is how Stephen Colbert welcomed Kinky Boots and Pose star (and “fashion icon”) Billy Porter to Wednesday’s Late Show. And while that might smack of old-school timidity in the face of one of the most gloriously outrageous and talented performers out there, Colbert w...
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Ariana Grande Tears Up Paying Tribute to Late Ex Mac Miller at Concert in His Hometown Ariana Grande got emotional as she sang onstage about her late ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller, in his hometown of Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The 26-year-old rapper, born Malcolm James McCormick,......
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Chris Hemsworth Used to Clean Out Breast Pumps For a Living (Yes, Really) Before he was wielding a hammer as Marvel Universe's Thor, Chris Hemsworth was, uh, hands deep in breast milk. Allow us to explain. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring......
17:26 2019-06-13

Beyond salary: How to negotiate benefits Landing a job and a good salary does not end the negotiations. It's important to make sure you negotiate on benefits as well.       ...
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Baby among injured when fire rips through three Brooklyn homes This is the moment an apparently suspicious blaze lit up a Brooklyn block before dawn Thursday, quickly escalating into a four-alarm inferno that spread to two neighboring buildings and injured at least 13 people — including an infant who is clinging to life. A surveillance video clip provided by a ...
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Spotify redesigns Your Library to highlight podcasts Spotify is rolling out a redesign of Your Library for Premium users, giving music and podcasts their own sections. Each has three distinct tabs you can tap or swipe between. In Podcasts, you'll have the option to view new episodes for shows you follo......
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Even Tyson is selling meatless protein alternatives Tyson, one of the biggest food producers in the US, is getting into the alternative protein game, but it hasn't embraced entirely plant-based products just yet. Its chicken nugget alternative contains egg, while the burger patties in the Raised &......
17:52 2019-06-13

I’m worried about this ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ game When Square Enix finally unveiled its big Avengers project, the reception was mixed, to put it politely. While Marvel's Avengers looked appropriately triple-A, all the familiar Avenger heroes looked a little too unfamiliar. The developers have gone f......
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The Morning After: Google leaked the Pixel 4 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We've seen a lot of phones leaked on Twitter lately, but Google dropping a pic of its own device months before we expect it to launch is a new twist on the genre. Also, we're powering through to the final day of......
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Honda Activa 125 BS-VI: What's New? We take a look at what all has changed on the new Honda Activa 125 BS-VI, Honda's first two-wheeler which meets the upcoming Bharat Stage VI emission regulations....
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Will The Honda CB125M, CB125X Be Launched In India? Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) CEO Minoru Kato has not completely ruled out introducing a sporty 125 cc model, like the Honda CB125R, and the under-development Honda CB125M and CB125X....
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KTM RC 125 Teased Ahead Of Launch; Bookings Open Following up with the launch of the 125 Duke, KTM India is all set to bring its faired sibling, the RC 125 in the country soon. The Austrian manufacturer has dropped the teaser for the new KTM RC 125......
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Aston Martin Kick Starts Production Of Its First SUV - The DBX Real world testing of the DBX has already been started and over the last few months the DBX has been put through its paces in all environments from the Arctic Circle to the unique challenges of the......
17:52 2019-06-13

Trump Tariffs Are Short-Term Pain Without Long-Term Gain, Economists Say Most economic forecasters are pessimistic the Trump administration’s trade-tariff policy will reap long-term benefits for the economy, according to The Wall Street Journal’s latest monthly survey....
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China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle between the world’s two biggest economies....
17:52 2019-06-13

Vladimir Putin Says US-Russia Relations Are Getting "Worse And Worse" Russia President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current US administration had imposed......
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Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
17:52 2019-06-13

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
17:52 2019-06-13

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Accused To Hear New Charges In Court Suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant is expected to enter pleas, and will face a new terrorism charge, when he appears in court on Friday over the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch....
17:52 2019-06-13

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urging the Pakistani leadership to take sustained,......
17:52 2019-06-13

Emmanuel Macron Offers Donald Trump To Replace 'Friendship' Oak Tree French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House garden and died....
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Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
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FCC blames Commerce Department for 5G weather scare, spectrum delays A dispute between the FCC and Department of Commerce is threatening to delay 5G deployments and create unfounded scares about the technology, Ajit Pai says.Read More...
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IBM, Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM, Merck and Walmart have been chosen for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improve the security of prescription drug supply and distribution....
18:13 2019-06-13

Trump unveils historic change for next Air Force One President Donald Trump has unveiled his long-promised update for Air Force One -- and the plans include the first major redesign of the presidential plane in nearly 60 years....
18:26 2019-06-13

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
18:26 2019-06-13

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who might want to donate. Facebook is now rolling out a blood donation feature to several US cities that can notify you when your type of blood is needed in y...
18:39 2019-06-13

HII awarded $687M to modernize, maintain USS Gerald R. Ford Huntington Ingalls was awarded a five-year, $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford, which includes repair and modernization, as well as continuous and emergent maintenance....
18:39 2019-06-13

New Renault Zoe EV styling leaked ahead of official reveal Renault's redesigned electric small car will launch by the summer, and will evolve the existing themes of today's model The exterior styling of the next-generation Renault Zoe has leaked ahead of its official debut. The electric supermini, which is due to be revealed later this month, appeared on a...
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Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency is recommending that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel says Conway has become a “repeat offender” ...
18:52 2019-06-13

NASA orbiter spots 'Star Trek' symbol on Mars NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of a strange chevron on the Martian surface that looks strangely similar to the symbol for "Star Trek's" Starfleet, an organization of space exploration, diplomacy, research, defense and peacekeeping....
18:52 2019-06-13

India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 Clash Abandoned Due To Rain India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their World Cup match without a ball being bowled....
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Motorola Moto Z4 goes on sale at Verizon at half price The Moto Z4 went on pre-order late last month with the first shipments being sent as early as last week for those who placed their orders via Motorola's online store. However, the bulk of the sales are probably going to happen at Verizon, as many Motorola fans have waited for the Big Red to finally ...
18:52 2019-06-13

Report: Cereal contaminated by weed killer An environmental advocacy group says several popular breakfast foods have Round-Up in them. Cheerios and Nature Valley products are among the foods in the environmental working group’s report cited as containing trace amounts of glyphosate. Some experts believe the controversial herbicide caus...
18:52 2019-06-13

Bill Nye's LightSail set to launch on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy The Planetary Society's solar-powered spacecraft harnesses the sun's energy to travel in space. The groundbreaking LightSail 2 will hitch a ride on Falcon Heavy's first-ever night flight.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

More research labs are retiring, rather than euthanizing, monkeys when studies finish WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. But these rhesus macaques have paid their dues and are now living in retirement — in larger enclosures that let them venture outside, e...
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Tankers Off Iran Hit by Suspected Torpedoes Two tankers were damaged in attacks off the coast of Iran, including one operated by a Japanese company, on a day when Tehran rebuffed attempts by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to ease a military standoff with the U.S....
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Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
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Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sunday, leaving him injured in the process....
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Mark Ronson, a Party Boy No More, Tries on Melancholy After a Parade of Hits With seven Grammys, an Oscar and a host of megahits under his belt, the D.J.-turned-super-producer returns with “Late Night Feelings,” a more left-field divorce album....
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Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,......
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CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Accordi......
19:13 2019-06-13

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
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UPDATE 11-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up big crowds....
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UPDATE 3-Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says will not back down on Russia deal Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet programme, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
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Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database launched last year....
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UPDATE 1-Beyond Meat's new competitor: Tyson's pea-and-meat blended burger U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Thursday launched its first vegetarian and mixed-protein products, including a beef and pea burger, as it seeks to compete with Beyond Meat and other companies catering to rising demand for plant-based alternatives to meat....
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Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters....
19:26 2019-06-13

Mariano Rivera headlines 73rd Old Timers’ Day festivities The Yankees have announced the attendees for the 73rd Old Timers’ Day, which will take place at the Stadium on Sunday, June 23 before the game against the Houston Astros. The guest list will be headlined by Mariano Rivera, who is an Old Timer for the first time. Rivera will likely be honored f...
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4 gunmen on run, one dead, after Washington-area gun store break-in Four gunmen were on the run in a suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood Thursday after they smashing into gun shop with their car, stealing weapons.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who helped send humans to the moon...
19:39 2019-06-13

This is fatherhood: 7 dads describe the moment it got real We asked fathers to describe the most memorable moment they truly felt like a father, in 500 words or fewer. Here are a selection of their micro-essays....
19:52 2019-06-13

Russell Wilson: Seahawks WR D.K. Metcalf 'looking really special' Rookie D.K. Metcalf might have slipped in the 2019 NFL Draft, but Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says the wide receiver has "looked really, really special" during off-season workouts....
19:52 2019-06-13

Canadian supplier CEO says softening market '100% attributed to Trump’s trade policies' Linda Hasenfratz, the CEO of Canadian auto supplier Linamar, says President Donald Trump's tariffs — whether threatened or implemented — increase costs and create uncertainty....
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US State Secretary Opens Up On His "Tough" Time Doing Business In India Ahead of his visit to India, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revealed that he had a "tough" time as a businessman in Chennai and Bengaluru while trying to sell machine parts for the aerospace......
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India, China "Do Not Pose Threats" To Each Other: Xi Jinping To PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that India and China "do not pose threats" to each other as he expressed Beijing's willingness to join New Delhi in pushing......
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Bodies Of Air Force Men Killed In An-32 Crash Recovered; Black Box Found The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who died in an An-32 aircraft crash last week in Arunachal Pradesh have been recovered today, a day after IAF helicopters spotted the wreckage. The black......
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PM Modi Accepts Putin Invite, To Be Main Guest At Eastern Economic Forum Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the strategic......
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Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Australia in the women's tournament on Thursday....
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Review: Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' is one fun and rollicking existential crisis after another Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' deals in weepy emotions and Tom Hanks warmth, but also features adventure, laughs and one nutty road trip with a jittery spork.        ...
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Jesse Hart seeks money and opportunity at light heavyweight Jesse Hart was looking for an opportunity to fight the best competition. At super middleweight, he wasn't going to get it. His efforts at light heavyweight begin this Saturday against veteran Sullivan Barrera....
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Brown dumps top seed Zverev out of Stuttgart second round "Top seed Alexander Zverev crashed out in the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Thursday, losing 6-4 6-7(3) 6-3 to world number 170 Dustin Brown."...
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Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protecting chats and voice communications. It’s also the kind of app that pisses off governments and intelligence services since they can’t get a...
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AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold preorders, gives customers $100 for their troubles Following Samsung and Best Buy, it’s time for AT&T to cancel Galaxy Fold preorders, as the foldable phone is still vaporware after its release was canceled due to terrible design flaws. The carrier has notified customers who had preordered the phone and offered them a $100 bonus for their trou...
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This is our best look yet at Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 So, Google unveiled the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Sort of. After someone posted renders of the unreleased Pixel 4 based on design files that were stolen from the factory where Google’s new Pixel phones will be manufactured, Google decided to dispel some of the uncertainty by posting an image of th...
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Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The attack on the Telegram app, which slowed connectivity but did not compromise user data, came as thousands surrounded Hong Kong government headquarters...
20:26 2019-06-13

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled through the community, leading to clashes between protesters and police that ended in tear gas bein...
20:39 2019-06-13

New name for BB&T-SunTrust bank lampooned: 'You could put this on a brand of toothpaste' "They have thrown aside two great brands that had real value in exchange for this horrific, means-nothing statement," said investor psychologist Peter Atwater....
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Trump administration blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks earlier in the day on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route through which much of the world's oil passes....
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Baskets returns for a fourth season with a healthier attitude toward change Baskets has remained tonally consistent over the past three seasons. The extended Baskets clan—Chip (co-creator and star Zach Galifianakis), Dale (also Galifianakis), Christine (Louie Anderson), her husband Ken (Alex Morris), and Martha (Martha Kelly)—have more or less remained in a state of existen...
20:52 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
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Blues’ Stanley Cup victory, Jordan Binnington reinforce the importance of franchise goaltenders Binnington looked like a Vezina Trophy winner during the regular season, stopping 748 of 807 shots (.927 save percentage) with a league-leading 1.89 goals against average....
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Dad goes viral for giving hundreds of hugs at Pittsburgh Pride parade One Pennsylvania man has gone viral on social media for sharing the story of his bittersweet exchanges with two strangers at the Pittsburg Pride parade....
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Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to access passwords and a purported list of its clie...
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Three more former Abraaj executives face U.S. fraud charges U.S. prosecutors on Thursday unveiled criminal charges against three more former executives of collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd, accusing them of taking part in a massive international scheme to defraud investors....
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Remains found in Cyprus lake believed to belong to youngest victim of serial killer Divers discovered the remains of a small child in a Cyprus lake — likely the youngest victim of a serial killer who has targeted seven foreign women and girls in the island country, authorities announced this week. The remains, discovered Wednesday, are believed to belong to 6-year-old Sierra Grace,...
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Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dumped their bodies in rural Alabama nine days after killing them, a prosecutor said Thursday. But a la...
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'Counting On' matriarch 'Grandma' Mary Duggar dies from accidental drowning "Grandma" Mary Duggar died of an accidental drowning in a swimming pool, Washington County Coroner confirmed to USA TODAY.        ...
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When You’ve Seen ‘When They See Us,’ Here’s What to Read These books include ones focused on the Central Park Five and others exploring issues of racism and criminal justice that Netflix’s mini-series raises....
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Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
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U.S. 30-year mortgage rates hold at lowest since 2017 -Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages remained at their lowest levels since September 2017 as U.S. bond yields stabilized on easing trade tensions between United States and Mexico, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
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In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
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Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped journalist was rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home, Mexican officials and the journalist said Thursday....
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Forest Green’s eco evolution on hold after wooden stadium plan rejected • Forest Green chairman Dale Vince: ‘fans will be devastated’• Decision may still be appealed by the clubThey are the greenest football club in the world, famous for giving their players a vegan diet and recycling their rainwater. But now Forest Green’s plans for an even more eco-friendly future hav...
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A man who lost a toe to frostbite donated it to a Canadian bar that makes a toe-riffic toe-themed cocktail Downtown Hotel In 2018, Nick Griffiths, a marine from the UK, lost toes due to frostbite during an ultramarathon. So he decided to donate his big toe to Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Canada. The bar is known for its Sourtoe Cocktail, which is part drink and part challenge. It's a cocktail made wit...
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I rode the new 'Harry Potter' coaster at Universal Orlando and it's one of the best rides at the entire theme park Theme Park Review A new "Harry Potter" coaster is open Thursday at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida. I rode Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure three times during the afternoon and evening on Tuesday with media. It's the perfect ride for Potter fans because of the at...
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Tiffany Haddish shared her smuggled-in fried chicken with hungry designers at the Met Gala, and they rewarded her with free dresses CBS Tiffany Haddish appeared on CBS' "The Late Late Show With James Corden" on Wednesday and explained that she snuck home-cooked fried chicken into this year's Met Gala because she was hungry at the event in 2018. She ended up giving away some pieces to guests and as a reward, designers offered t...
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Take $30 off a Kindle Paperwhite and 25% off at Columbia — plus 6 other deals happening now Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. We rounded up the eight best sales an...
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4 signs you could be experiencing sun poisoning and how to avoid it Jingjits Photography/Shutterstock Sun poisoning is a term for a severe sunburn and if your skin is extremely red, blistering, and peeling, you might have it. Other symptoms of sun poisoning include feeling faint, feeling nauseous, or having a fever. If you're experiencing them, you should immediate...
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Cuba Gooding Jr. has turned himself in to the NYPD after a woman accused him of groping her at a bar Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Cuba Gooding Jr. turned himself in to police in connection to an allegation he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on Sunday. Lawyer Mark Heller said Thursday he was initially hesitant to let the "Jerry Maguire" star surrender after reviewing security video that he sa...
21:39 2019-06-13

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
21:39 2019-06-13

MTV Is Bringing Back Daria Character Jodie Landon—With Help From Tracee Ellis Ross One of the unsung characters of ’90s animation is getting her own show. MTV Studios has just announced that the much-beloved “Daria universe” has birthed a new spinoff: Icon of black excellence Jodie Landon will be immortalized in Jodie, voiced and executive produced by Tracee Ellis Ross....
21:39 2019-06-13

Jury: Man held stepdaughter for 19 years, fathered 9 kids A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children....
21:52 2019-06-13

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
21:52 2019-06-13

Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "systemwide failure."...
21:52 2019-06-13

Video shows judge barking at officer during traffic stop A judge was allowed to go on his way after aggressively challenging a police officer during a traffic stop and ordering him to "check the registration on this plate soon, mister."...
21:52 2019-06-13

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015....
21:52 2019-06-13

Why do Hubble pictures have missing pieces? Ever wondered why some Hubble Space Telescope images have that strange, staircase appearance? Here's your answer.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

As Blue Jays flounder, phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. impresses: 'None of this scares him' Since baseball’s top prospect made his debut, he’s convinced his teammates and coaches that he’s impervious to the pressures and expectations.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Rays outfielder Tommy Pham unhappy with All-Star voting: 'It's always unfair' The league instituted a new All-Star voting system this season, but Tampa Bay's Tommy Pham says small-market teams "won’t get credit."       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Patriots land tight end Michael Roberts in trade with Lions Michael Roberts was the odd man out at tight end after the Detroit Lions signed Jesse James and drafted T.J. Hockenson this spring.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

How Kevin Durant's injury could change the fate of five NBA teams When Kevin Durant went down with a torn Achilles, the future became murky. Not only for Durant and the Warriors, but for the rest of the NBA.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

UCLA coach Mick Cronin wants a national title — but doesn't care about the doubters After a long tenure at Cincinnati, new UCLA Bruins coach Mick Cronin addresses expectations and how he deals with critics.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Father's Day: Sports dads and their adorable kids It's Father's Day weekend so here are the best images of sports dads and their adorable kids at the park, practice or celebrating a big win.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury his WBO belt is going nowhere Floyd Mayweather launches his TMT brand in Tokyo, Japan, and Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury to keep his mitts off his WBO heavyweight title The post Boxing News at Five: Mayweather could beat up some more Japanese kickboxers, Andy Ruiz Jnr tells Tyson Fury his WBO belt is going nowhere appeared firs...
21:52 2019-06-13

Couple charged after 178 cats removed from Detroit home WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say a couple has been charged after animal control officers removed 178 cats from deplorable conditions in a suburban Detroit home. Oakland County authorities say Jonathan and Jennifer Klein were arraigned Monday on one felony count each of abandonment o...
22:13 2019-06-13

Senators remark on Donald Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson wants 'a lot of kids' with fiance Christian Huff Newly engaged Sadie Robertson says she wants lots of kids with her soon-to-be husband Christian Huff, telling People they're not in a rush though.        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

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

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I'm In Love With My Youth Pastor Hello internet skulltroll freakscene, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s been remastered for the Switch....
22:26 2019-06-13

The New York Times Has A New Puzzle Game For You To Obsess Over It’s E3 week, which means it’s time to check in on the latest games from all the hottest game development studios, like the New York Times. That’s not a joke—the New York Times has stepped up its game development efforts in order to support its wildly popular crossword puzzle. Two new games have com...
22:26 2019-06-13

Grab the Original Sonos One For $50 Off, While You Still Can Sonos came out with a slightly tweaked Sonos One smart speaker this week, and while “an updated processor, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and increased memory” are nice upgrades, the thing that really matters, sound quality, remains the same....
22:26 2019-06-13

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

Law Expert: Trump's assertion 'may be unlawful' An expert in constitutional law tells the Associated Press that President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is not appropriate and "it may be unlawful."        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the president’s authority on U.S. foreign policy. The measure to block arms sales to Bahrain failed in a 4...
22:39 2019-06-13

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

Catalan fugitives must get European credentials in Spain Spanish authorities say two fugitive Catalan separatists elected to the European Parliament must risk arrest by returning to Spain to pick up their official credentials if they want to be European lawmakers....
22:39 2019-06-13

Paraguay man with massive tumors has life-changing surgery in California A 27-year-old man in Paraguay who endured a lifetime of bullying due to massive tumors that had grown on his upper body had overheard his friend talking about a humanitarian organization that was providing medical care in his area, and decided to book a consultation....
22:52 2019-06-13

Saudi Arabia says it will protect ports, regional waters after attacks on tankers Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih condemned on Thursday the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying Riyadh would take all necessary measures to protect its ports and regional waters, state news agency SPA reported....
22:52 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
23:26 2019-06-13

Philip Green's Arcadia avoids collapse as creditors back deal Philip Green's Topshop-to-Dorothy Perkins fashion empire staved off a collapse into administration on Wednesday as creditors approved his sweetened restructuring plan....
23:26 2019-06-13

Little Danny Torrance is all grown up and still shining in Doctor Sleep trailer Ewan McGregor stars as adult Danny Torrance in film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep, a follow-up to The Shining. A hospice worker with psychic abilities must confront the horrors of his past to protect a young girl from a murderous cult in the first trailer for Doctor Sleep, the bi...
23:26 2019-06-13

Atari’s new VCS isn’t a console, but it isn’t quite a computer either The $250 base system (with 4GB of RAM) doesn't include either of these two controllers. LOS ANGELES—At E3 meetings this week, Atari finally showed off playable, near-final prototypes of its long-delayed, then heavily crowdfunded VCS, its modernized homage to ...
23:26 2019-06-13

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian headed back to the White House on Thursday to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce....
23:39 2019-06-13

Same-sex couple featured on ‘My Little Pony’ for first time NEW YORK (AP) — Coinciding with Pride Month, the Discovery Family cartoon series “My Little Pony” has introduced a same-sex couple on the show for the first time. Writer-producer Michael Vogel told People on Thursday that the timing of the episode, “The Last Crusade,” is a ha...
23:39 2019-06-13

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Leaving White House, Names No Replacement WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Appears In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A judge ordered a competency case assessment for a man arrested earlier this month after he reportedly pointed an Airsoft Rifle at people in downtown Lexington. Police say that around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 2,  they responded to a report of a man wearing camouflage ...
23:39 2019-06-13

House Dems rip into Sarah Sanders' tenure after Trump announces her departure Several House Democrats had some harsh words for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders after President Trump announced her eventual departure at the end of June....
23:39 2019-06-13

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband....
23:39 2019-06-13

UK government in 'pretty good shape' for no-deal Brexit: top official Britain's government is in "pretty good shape" if it needs to leave the European Union without a transition deal on Oct. 31, Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill, the country's top civil servant, said on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

What to Look for in Julián Castro’s Fox News Event Tonight Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary, will speak at a Fox News town-hall event on Thursday, becoming the latest Democratic candidate to take the network for a spin....
23:39 2019-06-13

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
23:52 2019-06-13

Cold War Steve Designed the ‘How Britain Went Bonkers’ TIME Cover. Join Him for a Reddit AMA The June 17 international cover of TIME featured a familiar red London double-decker bus with an assortment of public figures (some of them perhaps less familiar) sinking beneath the Thames River. A waving Theresa May at the front, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the rear, and a mix of high- and l...
23:52 2019-06-13

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten...
23:52 2019-06-13

Trudeau says relationship with Metis is ‘model of what reconciliation can be’ At a meeting known as the Crown-Metis Nation Summit held in Ottawa, Trudeau said reconciliation efforts will span generations but said the government has come a long way in working with the Metis Nation on long-standing challenges, including housing and post-secondary education....
23:52 2019-06-13

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ officers in 2018....
23:52 2019-06-13

Elliott Deal Undervalues Barnes & Noble, Investor Group Says A group of investors in Barnes & Noble is speaking out against the price that hedge fund Elliott Management agreed to pay to acquire the book retailer....
23:52 2019-06-13

Granny panties are the latest sexy trend — just ask Rihanna and Kim Kardashian Brief update: G-strings are out! Millennials and Gen Z shoppers are gravitating toward bigger bottoms: granny panties. Hip brands, such as Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty, as well as Pretties, Lonely, Marieyat and Les Girls Les Boys, are selling fresh interpretations of the classic look. While larger...
00:00 2019-06-14

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
00:00 2019-06-14

Report: Kellen Winslow II Couldn't Stop Masturbating In Front Of His Teammates Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct on Monday—charges that stem from separate incidents involving Winslow sexual assaulting a woman, exposing himself to another woman, and touching himself in front of a third woman. A mistrial was declar...
00:00 2019-06-14

Google's Smart Compose Is Shitty And Definitely Evil Not satisfied with foisting predictive text and Smart Replies upon an unsuspecting public, Google rolled out a new Smart Compose feature for mobile Gmail two months ago that, like your significant other interrupting you, storms right ahead and puts words in your mouth. Like so:...
00:00 2019-06-14

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victory over Brazil today, which continued a tournament...
00:00 2019-06-14

Lift Stanley And Play "Gloria" The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Say it to yourself, because no one’s ever been able to say it before. Swish it around in your mouth like a sommelier, picking out notes of gratification, bliss, and disbelief. Do not spit it out, because when you win the Stanley Cup, you keep drinking. ...
00:00 2019-06-14

Eden Hazard fulfils his dream of a lifetime with Real Madrid move | Sid Lowe The boy from Belgium is now the man in Madrid after being presented to fans following €150m transfer from ChelseaThe Garden of Eden moved to the Bernabéu. Eden Hazard took a stroll around the grass at his new home, kicking gold and white footballs into a crowd that was bigger than those that came to...
00:13 2019-06-14

Eddie Jones extends England deal to 2021 with further extension possible • Head coach to remain, regardless of World Cup showing• Australian said: ‘I’m not looking to go anywhere else’Eddie Jones is poised to continue as England’s head coach until at least 2021 even if his side fail to achieve their target at the World Cup in Japan this year. The Rugby Football Union’s n...
00:13 2019-06-14

Rory McIlroy walks the walk but Rickie Fowler sets early pace at the US Open • Northern Irishman completes first round in three-under 68• Schauffele and Oosthuizen soon join Fowler in the 66 clubRory McIlroy had become frustrated by slow starts in majors to the point where he made a point of highlighting what damage a poor first round can do. He was tired of playing catch-up...
00:13 2019-06-14

Prince Charles and Camilla don glittery masks as they host annual Animal Ball at Clarence House The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall tonight donned glittering face masks as they hosted the magnificent Animal Ball for a conservation charity....
00:13 2019-06-14

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in Northamptonshire....
00:13 2019-06-14

FCC Commissioners Now Literal Poster Boys for Big Telecom The Wireless Association (CTIA) would like you to know that it really appreciates all the hard work the FCC has been doing this year on behalf of its clients: AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast, and all the other telecom giants.Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

The Sun Can Spawn Dangerous ‘Superflares,’ New Research Suggests High-energy superflares are typically associated with young, quickly rotating stars, but new evidence suggests mature, plodding stars like our own can still churn out the odd superflare. Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

Target Has Some Shipt to Sell You The shipping wars rage on across retail, where expedited shipping is rapidly becoming the norm. Target announced today that it, too, will be joining the fray, offering same-day delivery on around 65,000 items with a service called “Shipt.” Yay?Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

Will Send "Jai Shri Ram" Postcards To Mamata Banerjee: Tripura BJP Leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her "goons" have converted the state into a "mini Pakistan", Tripura BJP women's wing chief Papia Datta said on Thursday. She added that hundreds of......
00:13 2019-06-14

Missouri suspect shot by police after shooting at mother of his child, authorities say A Missouri man was in critical condition Thursday after he was shot by a police officer one day after the suspect allegedly shot at the mother of his child....
00:26 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigation from scratch. ...
00:26 2019-06-14

15 forgotten horror movies from the 2000s that deserve another look Lionsgate Horror franchises like "Saw" and "Final Destination" dominated the early 2000s. Many excellent smaller horror movies were completely forgotten. The decade also contains forgotten entries in the "Halloween" and "Exorcist" franchises. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. No one will ...
00:26 2019-06-14

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving, great seafood, and beautiful, drastic cliffs. Rec...
00:26 2019-06-14

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D....
00:26 2019-06-14

Scorpion venom compounds can kill dangerous bacteria Researchers have found two chemicals that are effective against dangerous bacteria. The source of these healing compounds? The venom of a Mexican scorpion....
00:26 2019-06-14

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered through t......
00:39 2019-06-14

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
00:52 2019-06-14

Huck Off After more than three years of professionally lying on behalf of President Donald Trump and his administration, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is finally on her way out....
00:52 2019-06-14

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day earlier....
00:52 2019-06-14

The Progressive Group Behind AOC's Win Finds Its First 2020 Target The group that recruited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has found its first challenger of the 2020 cycle: Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney and the “proud daughter of Mexican immigrants,” will challenge Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas’ 28th district....
00:52 2019-06-14

The Only Thing Worse Than Nancy Pelosi's Case Against Impeachment Is Her Supporters Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden has had enough—of people criticizing Nancy Pelosi for her handling of the Donald Trump impeachment non-inquiry—talk of which flared up again after Trump said on Wednesday that he would be happy to take dirt from foreign governments about his 2020 r...
00:52 2019-06-14

Tracee Ellis Ross to star in the first of many planned Daria spin-offs It’s been a long time since we heard that MTV was planning to bring back Daria for a new generation of disaffected teens, but apparently the plan has evolved in the past year. Initially, we heard that the revival would be called Daria & Jodie and that it would be about, well, Daria and Jodie. Th...
01:00 2019-06-14

Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows....
01:13 2019-06-14

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
01:13 2019-06-14

UK blames Iran for oil tanker attacks: government source Britain shares the U.S. government's assessment that Iran is to blame for two attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a government source said....
01:13 2019-06-14

Pham: All-Star process 'never going to be fair' Rays outfielder Tommy Pham voiced his displeasure after the initial All-Star Game voting results were released Monday, saying the disparity between big and small markets is "never going to be fair."...
01:13 2019-06-14

Verizon Moto Z4 first update is all about 5G It's totally reasonable to have software updates for smartphones at launch. Game developers are doing it more often than not, so why not smartphone vendors if they feel their products really need some last minute changes before reaching customers hands.The Moto Z4 has just hit the shelves at Verizon...
01:26 2019-06-14

Children’s cereals contain ‘troubling’ levels of carcinogen found in Roundup Nearly two dozen popular children’s cereals and other snack products contain a cancer-causing chemical found in weed-killer, a new analysis reveals. Several varieties of Cheerios — including Honey Nut, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Oat Crunch and Multi Grain — are included on the list of foods that...
01:26 2019-06-14

Chick-fil-A franchisee busted for child molestation, cops say Authorities say a Chick-fil-A franchisee was busted in Florida for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old girl. Heather Matuszek, 32, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation for incidents that occurred between August 2014 and April 2015, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s...
01:26 2019-06-14

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will be established in the verdant plateau. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to conduct a special cabinet session in the Golan that day to la...
01:26 2019-06-14

Ajit Pai says NOAA and NASA are wrong about 5G harming weather forecasts Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) The FCC recently auctioned spectrum in the 24GHz band under controversial circumstances, as experts from other federal agencies warned...
01:26 2019-06-14

Tesla's Claim That It Outsells the Toyota Camry 'By Revenue' Doesn't Really Mean Anything At Tuesday night’s annual shareholder meeting, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reassured everyone that there was no demand problem for the company’s cars, and that the Tesla Model 3 was actually the best-selling car, by revenue, against heavyweight competitors like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and whatever t...
01:26 2019-06-14

The Last American Chevy Cruze Has Had Four Different Owners Since March The Chevy Cruze died last year, one of a slew of GM cars to be unceremoniously executed. The last Cruze came off the Lordstown GM plant’s production line in March. It has since changed hands no fewer than four times. Its newest owner is simply delighted to have it....
01:26 2019-06-14

UK warns Iran over 'deeply unwise' attacks on oil tankers Britain is working on the basis that Iran is responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, and warned Iran that these actions were "deeply unwise", Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said....
01:39 2019-06-14

Ari Lennox on her Eurythmics namesake: Annie who? For breakout neo-soul songstress Ari Lennox, there were no “sweet dreams” involved when she came up with her stage name. In fact, the J. Cole protégée — whose tour will headline Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday — didn’t even know that a certain Annie had already made that last name famous in the music w...
01:52 2019-06-14

‘Shaft’ style 48 years later: Can you dig it? He’s been shot at and knifed, but the way to really get on John Shaft’s bad side is to dress like crap. The legendary private eye personifies street cool with an impressive array of hard-boiled jackets, tightfitting trousers and fly headgear. It’s no exaggeration to say he’s become one of cine...
01:52 2019-06-14

Can ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ revive the big-screen zombie genre? Director Jim Jarmusch (“Paterson”) is in his 60s with a storied cinematic résumé, but “The Dead Don’t Die” feels more like the work of an ambitious teen with a camera and a bunch of charismatic friends. It’s a fair amount of fun but appears to have been made with minimal effort. For those already en...
01:52 2019-06-14

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day delivery, its biggest retail competitors — like W...
01:52 2019-06-14

Kim Kardashian assists Trump's justice reforms Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to promote efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation. (June 13)        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

AP Top Stories June 13 P Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Two oil tankers were attacked near the Straight of Hormuz, Boris Johnson advances in race for prime minister; Amanda Knox returns to Italy, Researchers aim to retire monkeys not kill them.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

U.S. jury partially convicts Benghazi consulate attacker Mustafa al-Imam A federal jury in Washington, D.C., handed down a partial guilty verdict for a suspect in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans....
02:00 2019-06-14

Yes, Chris Brown Just Came for Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz on Instagram Chris Brown isn't impressed with his ex-girlfriend's man. As pop culture fans know, Karrueche Tran has been living her best life with longtime boyfriend Victor Cruz. Whether......
02:00 2019-06-14

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to share the exciting news with her......
02:00 2019-06-14

This Video of Jennifer Lopez's Daughter Emme Hugging Alex Rodriguez Will Warm Your Heart Get ready for cuteness overload! Jennifer Lopez took to Instagram on Thursday to share a video of a tender moment between her fiancé, Alex Rodriguez, and her daughter, Emme.......
02:00 2019-06-14

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased the Dota 2 International Battle Pass, you can alr...
02:01 2019-06-14

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction house said on Thursday....
02:01 2019-06-14

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
02:13 2019-06-14

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that the fur, teeth, brain and facial tissue are largely...
02:13 2019-06-14

You Can Run Right Into The Upside Down With This Nike x Stranger Things Collab As season three of Stranger Things creeps closer, the collaborations are starting to pile up. First, there was the odd choice of a Billy-focused H&M collab. Now, we have a stronger collab in Nike x Stranger Things. Rather than picking a hot guy to focus on, Nike is really packing on the nostalgi...
02:13 2019-06-14

How Sean ''Diddy'' Combs Really Feels About His Ex Cassie's Pregnancy Oh baby, baby! Cassie confirmed the exciting news about her pregnancy on Wednesday in a heartwarming Instagram post. Moreover, the "Me & U" singer revealed she and her......
02:39 2019-06-14

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
02:52 2019-06-14

1 dead, 9 hospitalized after central California hazmat spill LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — One person has died after a hazardous material spill in central California, and nine others were taken to a hospital for treatment. Merced County Sheriff’s Deputy Daryl Allen says the spill happened around noon Thursday in a rural area near Los Banos, about 80 miles (1...
03:00 2019-06-14

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president. The experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against Congo said in a report to t...
03:00 2019-06-14

US says Expedia pays $325,000 over Cuban travel allegations WASHINGTON (AP) — Expedia has agreed to pay more than $325,000 to settle U.S. government allegations that it improperly helped people travel inside Cuba or between the island and places other than the United States. The government says the company appears to have violated U.S. sanctions against Cuba...
03:00 2019-06-14

Eagles promote Andy Weidl to VP of player personnel PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles have promoted Andy Weidl to vice president of player personnel to replace Joe Douglas. Weidl is entering his fourth season with the Eagles and worked in Baltimore with Douglas, who left to become the general manager of the New York Jets. The team also promoted Ian Cunn...
03:00 2019-06-14

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to injure Thursday in Salt Lake City. Attorney Mark ...
03:00 2019-06-14

Body of child believed to be from India found at US border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Lukeville. The girl reportedly had bee...
03:00 2019-06-14

Trump Could Retaliate if Xi Balks at Trade Meeting, Kudlow Says President Trump could take further action against China if President Xi doesn’t agree to a meeting at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month, the White House’s top economic adviser said....
03:00 2019-06-14

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, saying she is prepared to fight for the environment around the cabinet table even when colleagues disa...
03:00 2019-06-14

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed out behind the wheel –resulting in several injuries...
03:13 2019-06-14

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastbound I-10 traffic detouring on the eastbound frontage road between Ina Road exit and the...
03:13 2019-06-14

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who also goes by “Kampala Man”; and Amara Cherif, 54,...
03:13 2019-06-14

Chemistry lab fire left teen unrecognizable, dad tells jury A massive fireball from a botched high school chemistry lab experiment left his son, Alonzo, in excruciating pain — and burned beyond recognition, a dad testified in Manhattan on Thursday. “I didn’t recognize his face,” dad Claudio Yanes sobbed on the witness stand, describing having rushed to the e...
03:13 2019-06-14

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wearing a gray sweatshirt, Brenton Tarrant smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to the 51 char...
03:13 2019-06-14

A wild 64-core Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processor leak appears We've seen plenty about AMD Zen 2 recently, but word on the street is that AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation processors (CPUs) will feature up to 64-cores and 128-threads.Now, right out of the gate: this is an unsubstantiated rumor from WccfTech, so you should take it with a giant grain of ...
03:13 2019-06-14

La Liga app spied on users to catch illegal streamers Spain's top professional football league, La Liga, has been fined $284k by the country's data protection agency for using the league's mobile app to spy on its fans.The app, which has been downloaded on millions of devices, was reportedly used by La Liga to monitor bars showing footba...
03:13 2019-06-14

PetSmart's Chewy prices IPO at $22 per share, above target -source Chewy Inc on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, according to a person familiar with the matter, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
03:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11%, deepens bidding war Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per share, the latest move in a bidding war over the online sports retailer with Magazine Luiza SA....
03:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
03:26 2019-06-14

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
03:26 2019-06-14

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
03:26 2019-06-14

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
03:26 2019-06-14

Xfinity Mobile has an absolutely bonkers deal on select Apple iPad models Comcast's Xfinity Mobile is an MVNO that uses Verizon's wireless 4G LTE network. To help it sign up customers (at last count it has 1.5 million of them since starting service in 2017), the cable company wanted to offer the Apple iPhone. Comcast wanted to offer the handset so badly, it agreed to sell...
03:39 2019-06-14

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

Christchurch New Zealand shooting suspect pleads not guilty The Australian man accused of the attacks at two Christchurch mosques faces charges for terrorism and 51 murders. A mental health assessment has found him fit to stand trial....
03:52 2019-06-14

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
03:52 2019-06-14

Warriors honor Oakland, Kevin Durant with souvenir towel for fans Golden State's creative Game 6 giveaway to fans is a rally towel with the letters K and D highlighted in the word "Oakland."       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

This Sleep Mask Is Basically a Weighted Blanket For Your Face When I was a little kid, I—like many other little kids—had a security blanket, and I became accustomed to falling asleep by sort of draping said security blanket over my eyes. I can’t tell you why it was so soothing to drift off with a blanket directly on my face, I can only tell you that it gave me...
04:00 2019-06-14

Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS....
04:00 2019-06-14

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetation in Brazil....
04:00 2019-06-14

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-14

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
04:13 2019-06-14

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
04:26 2019-06-14

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
04:26 2019-06-14

Man shot and killed by US marshals was wanted in Mississippi in connection with shooting A 20-year-old black man whose shooting death by a fugitive task force sparked a night of violence and unrest in a Memphis, Tenn., neighborhood Wednesday, was wanted for a shooting in Mississippi, a prosecutor there said. ...
05:00 2019-06-14

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
05:00 2019-06-14

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
05:00 2019-06-14

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-14

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
05:00 2019-06-14

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanker attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S. official told Reuters....
05:00 2019-06-14

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
05:00 2019-06-14

Competitors gearing up to challenge Tesla’s dominance The automaker, facing a raft of financial and safety issues just as a flood of competitors are hitting the market, could soon find its dominance of the nascent electric vehicle industry in jeopardy....
05:00 2019-06-14

|WATCH:HuaweipreparesforlifewithoutAndroid,registersownOS Huawei is registering its own operating system in countries around the world as it prepares for a possible loss of access to Google's Android software....
05:13 2019-06-14

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-ups....
05:26 2019-06-14

Donald Trump Trolled After Calling Prince Charles "Prince Of Whales" US President Donald Trump's erratic spelling habits on Twitter spouted again Thursday when he wrote about having recently met with the "Prince of Whales."...
05:26 2019-06-14

20-Year-Old Wanted Black Man, Father Of 2, Shot Dead By US Marshals The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple......
05:26 2019-06-14

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor especially exciting, despite Samuel L. Jackson's second...
05:39 2019-06-14

Jessica Biel says she's not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel is speaking out about her meetings with California lawmakers and anti-vaccination advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss a controversial vaccine bill....
05:39 2019-06-14

Jon Stewart's latest viral moment recalls 'Crossfire' legacy Having kept a relatively low profile since leaving "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart made headlines again this week, delivering an impassioned plea for 9/11 first responders during an emotional congressional hearing....
05:39 2019-06-14

'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving the beloved sci-fi show this summer as a ten-epis......
05:52 2019-06-14

Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda A key agency that isn't on board with President Trump's "energy dominance agenda" could hamstring the administration's efforts to sell more advanced nuclear power plants abroad....
05:52 2019-06-14

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Thomas Hunnicutt said he and his wife were trying to call 911, but the line was busy. The flames were spreading quickly, so he said he acted to keep them...
06:00 2019-06-14

FFA confirm Socceroos to play at next year's Copa América Qatar also invited to South American tournamentGraham Arnold: ‘We crave these opportunities’The Socceroos will broaden their horizons next year after accepting an invitation from the South American confederation, Conmebol, to take part in the 2020 Copa América in Argentina and Colombia.It is the fir...
06:00 2019-06-14

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … Was confused,” Rolfi Ferreira Cruz shouted to journ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Zion Williamson suing marketing company in first pro adversity More money, more problems. Zion Williamson isn’t even a pro yet and he already has issues off the court to deal with. The former Duke star and almost-certain No. 1 pick in next Thursday’s NBA Draft is suing a Florida marketing company he initially signed with to enforce the termination of said agree...
06:13 2019-06-14

Shohei Ohtani's Superpowers Are Slowly But Surely Returning [Update] Shohei Ohtani has been having a ho-hum season as a hitter, entering Thursday batting .256 with a mediocre .775 OPS in 133 plate appearances, with seven home runs and just eight total extra base hits. The good news is, his power seems to be picking up. Ohtani has now socked five homers in his last ni...
06:26 2019-06-14

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
06:26 2019-06-14

Paula Abdul Keeps Talking About Surviving a Plane Crash for Which No Record Exists On Tuesday’s episode of RuPaul’s new talk show, RuPaul (which kicked off a three-week trial run Monday on selected Fox affiliates), consummate survivor and savior of this year’s Billboard Music Awards show, Paula Abdul, took to Ru’s pink couch to promote her upcoming Las Vegas residency. In the proc...
06:26 2019-06-14

Economy In Bad State But "Modi Modi" Everywhere, Says Siddaramaiah Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that he was unable to understand the "Modi mania" despite the bad state of the economy under the previous BJP regime led by him....
06:39 2019-06-14

"Politically Motivated": Salman Khurshid On PM's Outreach To Minorities Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday said that the centre's new outreach to minorities, including scholarships and modernisation of Ismalic seminaries is "politically motivated."...
06:39 2019-06-14

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
06:52 2019-06-14

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
07:00 2019-06-14

ATP roundup: Qualifier stuns top-seeded Zverev in Stuttgart Qualifier Dustin Brown, who hadn't won an ATP Tour match since 2017 before this week, stunned top-seeded Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 in a second-round matchup of German players in the MercedesCup at Stuttgart, Germany....
07:00 2019-06-14

Early bird Oosthuizen gets eagle at U.S. Open Mild-mannered Louis Oosthuizen is not prone to getting too excited on the golf course, but he made an exception for an early eagle at the U.S. Open on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-14

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach breaking point between Washington and Tehran....
07:13 2019-06-14

This Wonderfully Bonkers Dutchman Built a Car You Drive From a Hammock I wasn’t previously familiar with the works of Master Milo, the Netherland’s premier organization for turning rusted-out shitboxes into genuinely bonkers vehicular wonders, but I’m glad I’m aware now. He (or the group? I’m not entirely clear if “Master Milo” refers to one person or an organization) ...
07:39 2019-06-14

Tanning salon owner set up cameras to creep on teen in UV bed A creepy tanning salon owner in New Jersey allegedly recorded a 16-year-old while she got some color in a UV bed, officials said Thursday. Martino Poli, 38, of Stanhope, was arrested and charged Wednesday with invasion of privacy and endangering the welfare of a child after authorities found multipl...
07:39 2019-06-14

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
07:39 2019-06-14

Exclusive - Business and pleasure: how Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were in the same vacation spots....
07:52 2019-06-14

Services Hit As Kolkata Doctors' Protest Spreads To Delhi, Mumbai Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike demanding adequate security in hospitals. The strike started following an attack on junior doctors on Monday at NRS medical college hospital....
07:52 2019-06-14

MG Hector First Drive Review The MG Hector has been in coming for a long time and now, we finally spend time with the petrol and diesel variants of the Hector amidst the lush greenery of Coimbatore and Kodanal in Tamil Nadu....
08:00 2019-06-14

The back door to your phone If you're blessed with fortitude and don't mind learning something displeasing about yourself, look at the app on your phone that monitors how long you spend each day hunched over the small screen. If you're like most people, you divide that amazing number of hours between checking email, killing ti...
08:00 2019-06-14

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:26 2019-06-14

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
08:26 2019-06-14

From 'disgraceful' to 'fine,' reaction to Bonnaroo's new arch is mixed A giant square set up, the new entrance to Bonnaroo's grounds, replaces the festival's iconic arch which burned down last month.        ...
08:26 2019-06-14

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

Notre Dame cathedral to host mass for the first time since massive blaze Mass will be held at Notre Dame this weekend, for the first time since the iconic Parisian cathedral was gutted by a fire nearly two months ago. Just 20 people are expected to take part in the service late Saturday night, which will be held in a small chapel spared by the April 15 blaze,......
09:00 2019-06-14

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urging the company to consider putting itself up for ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Records on line as Woods, Rose target U.S. Open Tiger Woods would tie Sam Snead for the most PGA Tour wins and pull within two majors of Jack Nicklaus with a victory at the U.S. Open this week, but on Thursday he saw Justin Rose muscle in on one of his own records at Pebble Beach Golf Links....
09:13 2019-06-14

Put the world on mute – absolute silence is a divine state | Hannah Jane Parkinson Lying on my back in a cyan sea, both ears underwater, I felt every problem I had could sink into the sand and bury itselfNot many people have heard of misophonia – which is ironic, because it has everything to do with hearing. It describes extreme reactions – in my case, mostly rage, but in the case...
09:39 2019-06-14

Huawei has reportedly filed trademarks for its Android replacement OS The US trade ban has taken an extensive toll on Huawei, with the Chinese phone manufacturer having to swiftly find an alternative to the Android mobile operating system it currently relies on due to Google being a US company.While the company has been reportedly working on its own Hongmeng operating...
09:39 2019-06-14

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
09:52 2019-06-14

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, in spite of devast...
09:52 2019-06-14

Adani: It all looks dodgy as hell and none of it has been explained properly | First Dog on the Moon You deserve better, Queensland, even though you don’t seem to think you doSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
09:52 2019-06-14

Weakened by the trade war, Xi ready to woo Modi and Putin Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
10:13 2019-06-14

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:13 2019-06-14

UK could use hydrogen instead of natural gas – if it can make enough The UK can safely switch to using hydrogen for heating, power and manufacturing, but doing so will require a ten-fold production increase, says a new report...
10:26 2019-06-14

Arthur ruled out of Brazil's Copa America opener against Bolivia "Brazil will start without Arthur in their lineup for Friday’s Copa America opener against Bolivia but his midfield partner Casemiro said he was hoping for something special on a return to the ground where he made his name."...
10:26 2019-06-14

Police in California shot 55 times in 3.5 seconds and killed Willie McCoy. That's 'reasonable,' report says Family attorney John Burris dismissed the report by the same expert who deemed police had probable cause in the fatal 2018 shooting of Stephon Clark.        ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in West Bengal earlier this week. Doctors in several......
10:52 2019-06-14

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said in a statement on Thursday that people can now send text messages to 9-1-1 call centers in Fayette, Jessamine, Garrard and Lin...
10:52 2019-06-14

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was uncertain but supporters were vowing to make their ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Blackmon hits 2 HRs, Gray Ks 10 as Rockies beat Padres 9-6 DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon homered twice to back a 10-strikeout start from Jon Gray, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 9-6 on Thursday night despite two homers from Manny Machado. Blackmon added a two-run triple and finished with four RBIs. Trevor Story also homered for the Rock...
10:52 2019-06-14

Huawei delays foldable phone launch until September to do extra tests after Samsung's troubles Huawei says it's looking to launch its roughly $2,600 Mate X foldable phone globally, and will be focusing on markets that are rolling out 5G networks....
11:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defence project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
11:00 2019-06-14

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high on supply concern in Indonesia Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday on concerns that supply of the metal from major producer Indonesia would be disrupted as flooding has impacted some mines there....
11:00 2019-06-14

Petrucci will be offered 2020 Ducati MotoGP contract Ducati will offer its MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci a 2020 deal "in the next few days", its sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has confirmed to Autosport...
11:00 2019-06-14

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
11:13 2019-06-14

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week....
11:13 2019-06-14

Iran says it is in charge of security of Strait of Hormuz: state radio Iran said on Friday it was responsible for maintaining the security of the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, state radio reported, adding that blaming Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman was alarming....
11:13 2019-06-14

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc including Russia and India on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), said on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
11:13 2019-06-14

India minister says confident Jet Airways' problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that problems at grounded Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's first comments on the debt-laden carrier since it was reelected last month....
11:26 2019-06-14

Johnson under pressure to take part in Tory leadership debates Boris Johnson is under growing pressure to take part in televised debates for the Conservative leadership - months after he described them as "essential"....
11:26 2019-06-14

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year's currency crisis....
11:39 2019-06-14

Trump not 'worthy' of response, Iran's supreme leader says as Japan's Abe tries to ease tensions Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that President Trump was not “worthy” of a reply as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran ended in a dud amid this week's attacks on oil tankers....
11:39 2019-06-14

Barcelona MotoGP: Marc Marquez fastest in first practice Marc Marquez led Fabio Quartararo by 0.111s seconds in opening MotoGP practice for the Catalan Grand Prix, while Mugello race winner Danilo Petrucci was a low-key 18th...
11:39 2019-06-14

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has been so far introduced in France, Italy, and Spain....
11:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
11:39 2019-06-14

Samsung Galaxy Note 10, iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4 Launch Dates Tipped A leaked marketing calendar suggests that the Samsung Note 10 is coming in late August while the next iPhone could come a bit later, towards the end of September....
11:39 2019-06-14

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
11:39 2019-06-14

Rose opens with 65 to tie Pebble record at US Open Justin Rose played alongside Tiger Woods, and then joins him in the U.S. Open record book at Pebble Beach        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR). There, things don’t need to suck. Well, what a ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially released a day ago, makes a subtle tweak that may not be welcomed by publishers like The New York Times, ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Continental Is Developing New Tyres For EVs And Fuel Efficiency Norms; Launch In 2021 Tyres which are designed for electric vehicles have low rolling resistance as well as are better compounded to emit less carbon along with being lighter in weight. Tyres which help in increasing fuel......
12:39 2019-06-14

Drake showed up at Jurassic Park to watch Game 6 of the NBA Finals Rather than travel to Oracle Arena to take in the game in person, Drake chose to watch alongside the Raptors faithful in Toronto.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Photographer Stephen Dupont looks back – a picture essay The renowned Australian photographer chooses 10 of his most memorable images and explains why they had an impact. He is talking at Aperture, the southern hemisphere’s largest photography conference, held from 22 to 23 June in SydneyNorthern Alliance soldier, Bagram, Afghanistan, 1998 Continue readin...
12:52 2019-06-14

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
13:13 2019-06-14

Holders Toyota sweep front row at Le Mans "Holders Toyota took pole position for the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Thursday night with Japan\u0027s Kamui Kobayashi leading the third front-row lockout in three years for the factory TS050 hybrid cars."...
13:13 2019-06-14

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
13:26 2019-06-14

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
13:26 2019-06-14

2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch Date Revealed The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR will be launched on June 27, 2019, and will sport a new engine with more performance, as well as updated styling and bodywork....
13:39 2019-06-14

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
13:39 2019-06-14

Furry head of ice age wolf found in Siberian permafrost A 40,000-year-old wolf found in Siberia was bigger than its modern-day descendants. Kept cold in the permafrost, the wolf's fur, ears, brain and teeth had been preserved since the day it died in the Arctic....
13:39 2019-06-14

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
13:52 2019-06-14

Old Navy $1 flip flop sale is back Saturday with a golden flip flop contest Old Navy's annual $1 flip flop sale returns June 15, the day after National Flip Flop Day, and days before summer officially begins.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

How to watch Premier League football for free on Amazon Prime Amazon Prime have no plans to suspend their one-month trial to new customers during December, meaning fans can watch Premier League football for free over the festive period....
14:13 2019-06-14

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was damaging to his rivals....
14:13 2019-06-14

The Engadget Staff on ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly seems to deserve the red carpet treatment. But Neon......
14:26 2019-06-14

Once upon a time, two musicals could duke it out for the title of the year's biggest hit For whatever reason, the America of 1964 was hungry for long, expansive, not-terribly-romantic musicals about tough, resourceful, charming London women. There had to be subplots about grease-covered working-class Cockney blokes with big charm and bigger accents. And these musicals had to puncture th...
14:26 2019-06-14

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by experts. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Grilling-themed Father's Day cards are at steak: Some folks are done with dad stereotypes Often, Father's Day cards tend to depict dads doing typical "dad" things: shoppers want something more.        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
14:39 2019-06-14

Google's listing reveals key specs of the Vivo Z1 Pro Some of the key specifications of the upcoming Vivo Z1 Pro have been revealed by a Google ad listing. This was first reported by Smartprix along with a screenshot of the Flipkart ad listing. The Vivo Z1 Pro was already teased by Flipkart as they went live with a page on their platform, indicating an...
14:52 2019-06-14

Huawei is putting ads on its smartphone lock screens with no warning Huawei has had a rough few months, and things appear to be getting worse as multiple reports across the web claim the Chinese manufacturer has now pushed ads to the lock screens of its phones without alerting users, or asking for permission.A number of disgruntled Huawei owners have taken to Twitter...
14:52 2019-06-14

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
15:00 2019-06-14

US says video shows Iranian military removing mine from tanker US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’ but Iran denies responsibilityThe US military has released video footage which it says shows an Iranian military patrol boat approaching one of two tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman, to support the Trump administration’s claims that Iran was r...
15:00 2019-06-14

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Amanda Knox: Kercher family lawyer labels return to Italy 'inappropriate' Knox, twice acquitted of killing Meredith Kercher, is to attend a debate on ‘trial by media’ Amanda Knox’s return to Italy has been described as “inappropriate” and “very painful” by a lawyer for the family of the murdered British student Meredith Kercher.Knox was twice convicted and twice acquitted...
15:00 2019-06-14

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling of a neo-Nazi group’s protest of a LGBTQ Pride festival, and comments he made in the days after the ...
15:00 2019-06-14

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

Cuba Gooding Jr charged with forcible touching after incident in New York Actor denies allegations that he groped a woman at a Manhattan nightclub on SundayActor Cuba Gooding Jr turned himself in to police on Thursday amid allegations that he groped a woman in a Manhattan nightclub.Minutes later he was charged with forcible touching, the New York police department said. C...
15:00 2019-06-14

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to demand higher pay, greater equality and more respect, protesting that one of the world’s wealthiest countries continues to treat half its population...
15:00 2019-06-14

My life in sex: ‘I have always loved spanking women’s bottoms’ Away from spanking, I’m a light-hearted, mild-mannered chapThis morning, I visited my next-door neighbour and spanked her. Afterwards, I drove down the motorway and spanked another woman, whom I visit twice a week. Tonight, I’m having a first meeting – just drinks and a chat – with a woman who wants...
15:00 2019-06-14

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on the UN security council. Knightley tries to stop t...
15:00 2019-06-14

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They talk about their work over the past two years, while the Guardian’s social affairs correspondent, R...
15:00 2019-06-14

This gripping memoir tells the story of a girl — and South Africa — coming of age Along with her personal stories of belonging, love and family, Msimang teaches readers about race and racism, how one’s political ideology shifts, and contemporary South African political history....
15:00 2019-06-14

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on immigration fix: 'We have to just get to it' As the Trump administration pressures Congress and Mexico to address the uptick in asylum-seeking families arriving at the border, the Senate Judiciary Committee affirmed a willingness to "look at many options."...
15:00 2019-06-14

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
15:00 2019-06-14

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the rising tensi...
15:13 2019-06-14

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain can meet its target Continue reading......
15:13 2019-06-14

GRAPHIC-Take Five: The Fed and the rest 1/THE FIRST CUT... With President Donald Trump's trade policies heightening fears of a U.S. recession, expectations of a Fed rate cut have dramatically increased in the past month. Money market pricing became even more aggressive after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell threw open the door to a cut...
15:26 2019-06-14

METALS-Copper slides as China data dents demand prospects Copper prices fell on Friday after weak manufacturing and investment data from top consumer China reinforced expectations of damage to growth and demand prospects from the protracted U.S.-China trade war....
15:26 2019-06-14

Mercedes-Benz opens new G-Class driving experience centre Extreme off-road site replicates German car maker’s demanding Schoeckl test track Mercedes-Benz has established a new G-Class experience centre near Graz, Austria as part of the 40th-anniversary celebrations for the recently upgraded off-roader. Located close to the Magna manufacturing facility whe...
15:39 2019-06-14

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
15:39 2019-06-14

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London serving a 50-week sentence for ju...
15:39 2019-06-14

What to Do in New York This Weekend There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women....
15:39 2019-06-14

6 Stylish Car Clubs for the True Enthusiast A supercar should spend more time on asphalt than Instagram. Here are some challenging (but unquestionably luxurious) ways to get the most out of your thoroughbred....
15:39 2019-06-14

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

Where do the Warriors rank among all-time NBA dynasties? Golden State has won three NBA titles in five years and advanced to five consecutive Finals, the first team to do that in 50 years. Is the run over?       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Kevin Durant has a long road back from Achilles injury, but his ability bodes well Kevin Durant, who will miss all of next season, has a long road ahead recuperating from a ruptured Achilles tendon.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Russian crash plane was hit by lightning: investigation A Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft that crashed in May killing 41 people lost autopilot after a lightning strike and came in to land at excessive speed, according to a report from crash investigators, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after an incident that has raised concerns about a new confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
15:52 2019-06-14

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they could now return to the vessel....
15:52 2019-06-14

Investigators to present latest findings on downing of MH17 International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014 said on Friday they would present their latest findings next week, nearly five years after the disaster....
15:52 2019-06-14

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA The Middle East situation requires closer ties between Iran and Russia, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said at a China-led security bloc summit on Friday, according to the Russian state news agency RIA....
15:52 2019-06-14

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
15:52 2019-06-14

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment from the country's banking watchdog (BDDK) requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people....
15:52 2019-06-14

"Support Pak, India In Improving Relations": Xi Jinping Tells Imran Khan Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bishkek, China's state-run......
15:52 2019-06-14

Striking Doctors Set 6 Demands, Want Mamata Banerjee To Apologise Doctors in Kolkata, who have been on strike for the last four days over the assault of their colleague, today set six conditions to withdraw their protest that has crippled health services across West......
15:52 2019-06-14

PM Modi To Hold Meeting On Economy, Jobs On June 22, Say Sources Amidst growing concern over the slowdown in the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with economists and financial experts on June 22 to discuss all issues related to growth and......
15:52 2019-06-14

Mobile Phone Found In Om Prakash Chautala's Prison Cell In Tihar A mobile phone was found from the prison cell of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala during a surprise inspection by Tihar jail authorities, officials said Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

Indian-Origin Man Honoured With 'Star Of Jerusalem' Medal By Palestine Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has conferred Indian-origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the Star of Jerusalem medal - one of the highest honours given to foreign nationals by the Palestinian......
15:52 2019-06-14

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
16:00 2019-06-14

Portugal is the new hot travel destination. Here's why Portugal, and Lisbon in particular, has been popping up lately as a hot travel destination – and with good reason.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Biscuits are cooked every 15 minutes at regional fast-food chain Biscuitville As you might expect at a restaurant named Biscuitville, biscuits are king, and the brand’s signature is that a new batch is cooked every 15 minutes.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
16:00 2019-06-14

California Today: Would You Pay $195 to Take a Helicopter to Work? Friday: Commuters rise above traffic, Jessica Biel steps into the vaccination debate, Gavin Newsom’s first budget moves forward, and Silicon Valley takes on … death....
16:01 2019-06-14

Under Fire, Trump Says He Would ‘Absolutely’ Report Foreign Campaign Help The president appeared to backtrack on comments earlier in the week when he said he would not necessarily call the F.B.I. if Russia or another hostile power offered damaging information about a rival....
16:01 2019-06-14

Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it” and warned Tehran against closing the Strait of Hormuz....
16:01 2019-06-14

KTM Overtakes Harley-Davidson In 2018 Bike Sales In 2018, KTM sold more motorcycles than Harley-Davidson, and the Austrian brand is now looking at one of the top-three motorcycle manufacturers spots worldwide....
16:13 2019-06-14

Trump: If Iran blocks the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blames Iran for this week's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman but doesn't say how the administration will respond....
16:13 2019-06-14

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Lead Market Maker (LMM) incentive program with enhanced market quality requirements on its Cboe Listed Marketplace for exchange traded ...
16:13 2019-06-14

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75 before Hall enshrinement Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into NFL champions and helped the league usher in billion-dollar TV deals, has died       ...
16:13 2019-06-14

Rep. Susan Brooks shocks GOP with retirement decision Rep. Susan Brooks has decided not to seek reelection in 2020, a stunning blow for House Republicans who had chosen her to lead recruitment in their attempt to claw back the majority. The Indiana Republican will leave the House after her fourth term, where she has been a rare moderate voice in a GOP...
16:26 2019-06-14

Why Nintendo, Google and others might leave China Nintendo and Google are reportedly moving some manufacturing out of China, joining the many who have considered expanding their production networks in light of trade tensions. But China is unlikely to lose its dominance as a manufacturing hub....
16:26 2019-06-14

New Oregon lab, seed certification bring standards to hemp AURORA, Ore. (AP) — A global hemp research lab in Oregon is part of a larger movement to bring the standardization to hemp that traditional crops like corn and cotton enjoy. It’s a critical step toward accountability and consistency in an industry that’s sprung up almost overnight since ...
16:39 2019-06-14

Almodovar to receive Venice Film Festival career achievement ROME (AP) — The Spanish Oscar-winning writer and director Pedro Almodóvar will be awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Film Festival. The decision from the board of the Biennale di Venezia, follows a proposal by the festival’s director, Alberto Barbera. Almodovar, who...
16:39 2019-06-14

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campaign should spur Congress to begin impeachment hearings. De Blasio told MSNBC’s “Morning ...
16:39 2019-06-14

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics. The post US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-14

Top FIFA official Boban leaving to join AC Milan ZURICH (AP) — FIFA presidential adviser Zvonimir Boban is returning to AC Milan as its chief football officer. FIFA says Boban, the deputy secretary general with responsibility for soccer issues, is leaving within days. Boban says: “I will always be grateful to FIFA President Gianni Infantino ...
16:39 2019-06-14

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

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” ROME (AP) — The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as “inappropriate.” Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived Thu...
16:39 2019-06-14

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

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme......
16:39 2019-06-14

Summer Recipes: 6 Delightful Cooling Lemon Recipes To Try This Summer We love including lemons in our summer drinks and dishes, due to their refreshing taste and sharp flavour. Read on for 6 of our best cooling lemon recipes to treat yourself to, this summer!...
16:52 2019-06-14

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
16:52 2019-06-14

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
17:00 2019-06-14

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoing measles outbreaks.Read more......
17:00 2019-06-14

Rahul Sharma's new venture Revolt is set to launch 'AI-enabled' electric motorcycle in India next week Moving from mobiles to automobiles, Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma is set to unveil "India's first AI-enabled (Artificial Intelligence) electric motorcycle" on 18th June in New Delhi.With the launch, Rahul Sharma will also be debuting into the automobile market with the first product from his...
17:00 2019-06-14

Chewy CEO says the online pet retailer isn't thinking about selling CBD Pet owners are increasingly using CBD to treat their animals, but Chewy CEO Sumit Singh said ahead of the company's market debut that the retailer isn't thinking about selling it just yet....
17:13 2019-06-14

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
17:13 2019-06-14

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home on 12th Street near 7th Avenue in Park Slope at about 7 a.m. when they picked up a black plastic ba...
17:13 2019-06-14

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” refe...
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