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Prime Minister Theresa May says legislation to wipe out the UK's net contribution to rising global temperatures will be put to members of Parliament....

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With the latest beta updates, OnePlus is proving that it's playing the long game Like other major manufacturers, OnePlus has an Open Beta program, which its fans can apply for to get a taste for what's to come via the next major update for their phones. And unlike many other major manufacturers, OnePlus seems to have started adding features from its newest phone — the OnePlus 7 ...
16:52 2019-06-13

5G bands explained: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really means. And that's much, much faster download and u...
16:52 2019-06-13

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...
16:52 2019-06-13

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

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...
17:13 2019-06-13

Jessica Biel not against vaccinations, just against bill LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Jessica Biel says she’s not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions. The 37-year-old has drawn criticism after appearing this week in Sacramento with vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to voice...
17:13 2019-06-13

Man wants new sentence in teen’s rape, murder, dismemberment DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend’s 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term. Jacob Sullivan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other offenses for killing Grace Packer in 2016 as part of a...
17:13 2019-06-13

Prison sentence affirmed in malnourished Indiana boy’s death TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an eight-year prison term for a man who pleaded guilty to neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. The Tribune-Star reports the decision filed Wednesday notes “mitigating factor...
17:13 2019-06-13

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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The warrior critic: in praise of Pauline Kael The New Yorker’s legendary reviewer would have been 100 this year. Here, fans of her work assess her essential contribution to film journalism Paul Schrader remembers Pauline KaelTo be mad about the movies, must you be mad? Isn’t sitting in the dark, hooked on light, a little odd? The shrewdest thin...
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Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia Samuel L Jackson returns as the younger incarnation of the 70s detective to unleash a toxic stream of bigotry in a misjudged attack on millennial masculinityHow do you update Shaft for the modern era? John Singleton tried in 2000 with a serviceable if unspectacular sequel, a rather asexual and anony...
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Former Louisiana sheriff charged with rape, incest dating back to 1975 A former longtime Louisiana sheriff has been arrested on rape and incest charges dating back to 1975, authorities said. Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain, 56, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated rape, two counts of aggravated incest, sexual battery and indece...
17:26 2019-06-13

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 ...
17:26 2019-06-13

Man throws French bulldog into wall, beats pooch inside elevator: video A Tennessee salon worker was arrested after being caught on video abusing his French bulldog, repeatedly smacking and kicking the helpless pup inside an elevator. Brandon Tynes, 33, was charged with felony aggravated animal cruelty Tuesday after an employee at his apartment complex in Nashville cont...
17:26 2019-06-13

Dozens of police officers injured in Memphis riots over fatal shooting At least two dozen police officers and two journalists were injured in violent riots that broke out in Memphis overnight, the city’s mayor said Thursday. Six officers were taken to the hospital, Mayor Jim Strickland said in a statement. The injuries came amid clashes between police and protest...
17:26 2019-06-13

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the BBC on Thursday that he has signed the order and ...
17:26 2019-06-13

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...
17:26 2019-06-13

Aubrey Plaza talks the new Child’s Play while reviewing creepy cinematic dolls Chucky the killer doll is back for the upcoming Child’s Play remake, this time manifesting, in the dulcet tones of Aubrey Plaza, as a crazed AI nightmare. Now, Plaza, who stars in the film, joined Vanity Fair to rate different horror dolls from throughout the years, since dolls are notorious in scar...
17:26 2019-06-13

Meryl Streep Reveals What Really Made Her a Big Little Lies Fan Meryl Streep, you may have heard of her, she's got eight Golden Globes, three Oscars (and 21 nominations), three Emmys and countless other accolades. A woman like Streep just doesn't......
17:26 2019-06-13

Dozens Injured in Memphis Unrest After Man Is Killed by Marshals At least one federal marshal opened fire on Wednesday night, killing a man, and more than two dozen police officers were injured in confrontations later....
17:26 2019-06-13

With a license to drive and $4 million, you can buy James Bond's Aston Martin from 'Goldfinger' James Bond's 1965 Acton Martin DB5 "Most Famous Car in the World" goes up for sale this August. Valued between $4-6 million, will you buy the spy car?       ...
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How do you go online? More of you are choosing phone over home broadband, Pew survey says Pew survey found that 37% of adults primarily use a smartphone, to connect online at home, compared to 19% in 2013. Many left home broadband behind.       ...
17:39 2019-06-13

Retailers RH, Oxford Industries plan to hike prices to soften the impact of China tariffs Retailers RH and Oxford Industries revealed major steps, including shifting production out of China and raising prices, to cushion the impact of the tariff hike on Chinese goods....
17:39 2019-06-13

Corsair gaming mouse detects its center of gravity for better tuning Gaming mice have long had adjustable weights to offer your ideal balance between speed and heft, but you're frequently asked to determine that balance on your own. You won't have to put in quite so much guesswork with Corsair's Nightsword. The peri......
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......
17:52 2019-06-13

'Control' is nearly a fantastic supernatural action game Control comes out on August 27th. That gives developers at Remedy Entertainment less than 80 days to spit-shine their code before the whole thing goes live on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Games Store. Control is nearly there: An hour-long sli......
17:52 2019-06-13

Upcoming Kia Seltos Compact SUV Teased In New Video The upcoming Kia Seltos is all set to be unveiled in India this month, on June 20, and ahead of its official debut, the South Korean carmaker has now come out with the first teaser video for the new......
17:52 2019-06-13

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....
17:52 2019-06-13

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified government computer. The charges, if proved, carry a......
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

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
17:52 2019-06-13

UK tells telecom firms to be cautious over Huawei after U.S. warnings British telecom companies should show "all due caution" before using China's Huawei equipment in their 5G networks because the government cannot ignore the warnings from the United States, its digital minister said....
18:13 2019-06-13

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
18:13 2019-06-13

DA: Suspect in Ortiz shooting likely wanted in Pennsylvania One of the suspects being sought in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz is believed to be the same man who's wanted by Pennsylvania authorities on a charge of attempted homicide....
18:13 2019-06-13

Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine....
18:13 2019-06-13

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
18:26 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
18:26 2019-06-13

How to Tell if Your Stainless Steel Pan is Hot Enough Without a Thermometer Stainless steel pans are kitchen workhorses, but they have an ever so slight learning curve, particularly when it comes to searing food without it sticking. Letting the pan get nice and hot before even adding the oil is key, but determining the temperature of something by sight is not a skill most h...
18:39 2019-06-13

What Good Parents Do, According to Reddit Reddit user moonunknown writes, “I did not grow up in a happy home, and I’ve seen a lot of people that had similar experiences. I thought that there must be parents that do a good job though. I want to be a good parent.”...
18:39 2019-06-13

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
18:39 2019-06-13

New Alpine A110S: faster, more hardcore flagship revealed S version of Alpine's Porsche Cayman rival gets more power and bespoke suspensions settings for a more focused feel Alpine says the new high-performance A110 S is a true “focused sports car” with a “very different character” from existing versions of the two-seater. The new range-topping variant of...
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...
18:39 2019-06-13

Nancy Pelosi Says President Trump Doesn’t Know Right From Wrong (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump doesn’t know right from wrong and is “indifferent to law and any sense of ethics about who we are as a country.” The top House Democrat said Thursday that when Trump says he’s open to accepting inform...
18:52 2019-06-13

World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli Gives Update On Shikhar Dhawan's Injury Virat Kohli is hopeful that Shikhar Dhawan's injury will heal quickly and he will be available for Team India's league matches in the latter half of the tournament....
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....
18:52 2019-06-13

Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th annual Bloom Night TUCSON –Did someone say desert bloom watch? Last year, more than 160,000 people tuned in to watch Rosie, the famed corpse flower bloom at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. This summer, the Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th Annual Bloom Night – to catch a glimpse of the mysterious Queen of the Night, the...
18:52 2019-06-13

Honda won't radically change its MotoGP bike to suit Lorenzo Honda MotoGP boss Alberto Puig says the Japanese manufacturer won't overhaul its bike just to help Jorge Lorenzo adapt, so long as Marc Marquez continues to win...
19:00 2019-06-13

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more likely to support a “no deal” Brexit than the rest of the country....
19:00 2019-06-13

Uber plans to start delivering McDonald’s hamburgers by drone this summer This week Uber announced plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in high-density urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to make make unmanned commercial deliveries using the same technology....
19:00 2019-06-13

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....
19:00 2019-06-13

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
19:00 2019-06-13

Police: Solider wearing military gear opened fire into home Authorities in North Carolina say an active-duty soldier wearing military-issued ballistic gear opened fire into a home and was then wounded by return gunfire and injured in a car accident....
19:00 2019-06-13

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
19:00 2019-06-13

10-hour wait: New $300 million Harry Potter coaster opens at Universal in Orlando Within an hour of opening on Thursday, Universal Orlando's newest Harry Potter ride, Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike, has a 10-hour wait....
19:13 2019-06-13

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....
19:13 2019-06-13

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....
19:13 2019-06-13

U.S. denies Tesla tariff relief request for Chinese-made Model 3 'brain' The Trump administration has denied requests to exempt Tesla Inc's Model 3 from 25% tariffs on its Chinese-made car computer and center screen, according to letters seen by Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-13

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
19:26 2019-06-13

Watch a SpaceX rocket cut through fog to deliver trio of Canadian satellites into orbit Bad weather can be a death sentence for a scheduled rocket launch, but SpaceX didn’t mind a bit of fog getting in the way on Wednesday as it launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The vehicle successfully delivered three Canadian radar satellites into orbit....
19:26 2019-06-13

The 10 most exciting games of E3 2019 The year before a new console generation is always an odd one for the industry. On one hand, countless developers are still hard at work on games for the current consoles. On the other, all of those developers are also looking to the future, deciding what they want to have ready for the launch of a ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Toyota changed #7 car's monocoque after Le Mans qualifying crash The Toyota LMP1 team has changed the monocoque of its #7 TS050 Hybrid after its collision with the DragonSpeed LMP2 car in first qualifying for the Le Mans 24 Hours...
19:26 2019-06-13

Man fatally shot in Memphis identified: Angry crowds protest in Frayser neighborhood Several gunshots could be heard, and protesters yelled and threw rocks as patrol cars passed through the standoff. Brandon Webber was killed.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

AP Top Stories June 13 Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Trump: "open to listening" to dirt on opponents from foreign powers; 6 arrested in David Ortiz shooting; more        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Hidden Figures Way: Street in front of NASA headquarters renamed for pioneers The street outside of NASA's D.C. headquarters has been renamed "Hidden Figures Way" to honor African American women who overcame adversity.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss what this might mean for business and the markets....
19:39 2019-06-13

Vekic eases into Nottingham Open quarterfinals Former champion Donna Vekic eased past Chloe Paquet 6-1, 6-2 to book her place in the Nottingham Open quarterfinals on Thursday        ...
19:39 2019-06-13

Is It Really an Instant Camera If I Can Choose Which Pics to Print? Nostalgia sells—that’s abundantly clear when you look at how instant cameras went from rotting in a tech graveyard to gracing the shelves of seemingly every Urban Outfitters. Despite how far technology has come, instant cameras have stayed delightfully low-tech, for the most part. Fujifilm’s latest ...
19:39 2019-06-13

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
19:52 2019-06-13

Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date (Reuters Health) - EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled expiration date, according to a new study that concludes patients might need expensive refills less often....
19:52 2019-06-13

Watch: Eleven-year-old superfan celebrates Stanley Cup win with St. Louis Blues Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old superfan of the Blues who is fighting a life-threatening autoimmune disease, celebrated with St. Louis and kissed the Stanley Cup....
19:52 2019-06-13

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025’ or other Chinese industrial programs."...
20:00 2019-06-13

Toyota adds two safety features to 2020 lineup The automaker said it will upgrade a system that issues a two-step alert to request the driver to turn off the engine after a predetermined period at idle. Another upgrade will automatically shift the vehicle into park when the driver exits without shifting into park....
20:00 2019-06-13

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust. Drug, alcohol and suicide ...
20:00 2019-06-13

UN Panel Lauds India's Digital Initiatives For Economic Inclusion India has been lauded by a high-level panel on digital cooperation launched by UN chief General Antonio Guterres for undertaking revolutionary digital initiatives to ensure economic inclusion for its......
20:13 2019-06-13

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......
20:13 2019-06-13

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village of Chaandpur in Etah district today....
20:13 2019-06-13

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....
20:13 2019-06-13

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.        ...
20:13 2019-06-13

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...
20:13 2019-06-13

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...
20:13 2019-06-13

| Court denies IAAF’s request to re-impose regulations on Semenya The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has rejected the IAAF’s urgent request to be allowed to immediately re-impose its eligibility regulations on Caster Semenya....
20:26 2019-06-13

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

Illegal immigrant sentenced in murder of Westchester socialite Lois Colley An illegal immigrant was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison Thursday for murdering millionaire Westchester socialite Lois Colley on her farm, where he had worked as a day laborer. Esdras Marroquin Gomez, 34, a native of Guatemala, bludgeoned the 83-year-old to death with a fire extinguisher in ...
20:26 2019-06-13

Footage shows moments leading up to David Ortiz’s point-blank shooting Newly released surveillance video in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shows a meeting between suspects in two cars and the accused motorcycle driver, according to a report. The video provided by Dominican Republic authorities shows the brief meeting before Eddy Vladimir Feliz Garcí...
20:26 2019-06-13

US reportedly eyeing Iran after attack on two tankers near the Strait of Hormuz The Trump administration was quick to blame Iran Thursday after a pair of Japanese-owned tankers were attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz — a charge the Islamic Republic quickly denied. A US defense official, without citing evidence, told CBS News that it was “highly likely Iran caused these...
20:26 2019-06-13

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
20:26 2019-06-13

Ethnic minority children are exposed to more noise pollution at school Schoolchildren in the US who are from poorer or ethnic minority backgrounds are much more likely to be exposed to noise pollution from cars and planes...
20:26 2019-06-13

With 37 Covers, New York Magazine Celebrates the Timeless, Transformative World of Drag If you weren’t already aware, here’s some tea worth spilling: Pop culture owes a great debt to drag culture. From our slang to the now-ubiquitous “full-face beat” of beauty influencer culture, drag queens have long been trailblazers in a realm few are brave enough to don six-inch heels and tread....
20:39 2019-06-13

Secret Service Agent Claims He Was Targeted While on Duty by Park Police Because He’s Black A retired former Secret Service agent has filed a federal lawsuit accusing two Park Police officers in the D.C. metro area of stopping him and detaining him because he is black....
20:39 2019-06-13

Kotaku Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban | Jalopnik Car Sales Are Slipping Into Kotaku Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban | Jalopnik Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline | Earther Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint | Offspring What Good Parents Do, According to Reddit | The Takeout How to put...
20:39 2019-06-13

Man Arrested in Killing of Black Trans Woman in Dallas, Muhlaysia Booker Dallas Police have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for killing three women in Dallas, including Muhlaysia Booker, a black trans woman whose death drew national attention last month....
20:39 2019-06-13

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motors......
20:52 2019-06-13

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit song, “Juice.” The viral video now has 4....
20:52 2019-06-13

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is currently embroiled in a legal battle for an alleged p...
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....
21:00 2019-06-13

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
21:13 2019-06-13

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

NFL expects refs to call late reviews, including PI According to an update sent to teams, the NFL said it expects to have the replay official initiate all potential reviews -- including pass interference -- in the final two minutes of each half and overtime....
21:13 2019-06-13

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations during a 13-0 blowout against Thailand were unnecessary....
21:13 2019-06-13

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices and geopolitical risks the commodity faces....
21:13 2019-06-13

Memphis police clash with protesters after killing of 20-year-old black man U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a young black man in Memphis, Tennessee during an attempted arrest, triggering overnight clashes with protesters that left at least two dozen police officers injured, officials said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-06-13

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,...
21:26 2019-06-13

David Ortiz’s wife thanks his friend for ‘quick thinking’ after shooting David Ortiz’s wife on Thursday praised the “quick thinking” of a friend who rushed the former Red Sox star to the hospital in a Rolls-Royce after he was shot in a botched hit job at a Dominican Republic bar. “I want to take this opportunity to offer our heartfelt thanks and gratitu...
21:26 2019-06-13

'We hold some power': How three Latino-led shows are shaking up summer TV "Los Espookys," "Alternatino" and "Grand Hotel" are wildly different new TV shows, but all feature Latinx actors and producers at the helm.        ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Why Richard Madden is 'thankful' he was killed off 'Game of Thrones' early Richard Madden is thanking the Old Gods and the New that his character Robb Stark was killed off the popular HBO series "Game of Thrones" early.        ...
21:26 2019-06-13

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....
21:26 2019-06-13

Brazil's Odebrecht expects to take part in Petrobras auctions in 2019 Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA's construction unit expects to speed up talks with Petroleo Brasileiro SA to resume providing services to the state-run oil company and participate in its public auctions in the second half of 2019, an Odebrecht executive said on Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-13

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
21:26 2019-06-13

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....
21:26 2019-06-13

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
21:26 2019-06-13

The Latest: Diplomats meet in Sweden to discuss Venezuela The latest on the political turmoil in Venezuela (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Officials say that Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with interests in Venezuela amid stalled mediation efforts in neighboring Norway....
21:26 2019-06-13

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
21:26 2019-06-13

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 8.15pm BST 14 mins: Biyana is back, and the game has slowed down after China’s early chances. 8.12pm BST 12 mins: There’s been a break in play while Biyana, the tee...
21:26 2019-06-13

Oyston out: Blackpool sold to fan and financier Simon Sadler for around £10m • League One club finally draw a line under Owen Oyston years• Supporters’ trust representative to act as adviser to the boardBlackpool have been sold by their receivers to Simon Sadler, a financier based in Hong Kong, a deal which brings to a conclusion years under the toxic ownership of Owen Oysto...
21:26 2019-06-13

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign countries....
21:26 2019-06-13

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for Senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campaign....
21:26 2019-06-13

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...
21:39 2019-06-13

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...
21:39 2019-06-13

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...
21:39 2019-06-13

10 dangers of a low-fiber diet, from constipation to colon cancer Shannon O'Hara/Getty Images Most Americans don't get nearly enough fiber, and diets lacking whole grains and fruits, like the keto diet, can also make fiber difficult to consume. A lack of fiber can mean an unhealthy digestive system, which can lead to both short and long-term health complications...
21:39 2019-06-13

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

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
21:39 2019-06-13

You Are Not Entitled To Know Someone’s Sexuality Before I did a remix album and solidified myself as being well-versed in the tops on the charts, I used to be a confused little boy who would try and convince himself that he liked women. Society told me that I was supposed to be straight, so that’s what I attempted to do. Needless to say, my affini...
21:39 2019-06-13

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interference and misinformation on the platform, the company...
21:39 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

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.       ...
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

Doyel: Hit hard and carry a big chip — Colts LB Darius Leonard will never be satisfied Not even an All-Pro rookie season - he led NFL in tackles, was named Defensive Rookie of Year - can knock chip off Colts LB Darius Leonard's shoulder.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
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

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

Debrief: For Donald Trump, foreign dirt is 'fair game' President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is ricocheting through Washington. AP Washington bureau chief Julie Pace talks about the implications and the reactions. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
22:13 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
22:13 2019-06-13

Watchdog defends explosive report seeking Conway’s firing, says he has no ‘animus’ toward her Under fire from the Trump White House for an explosive report seeking top adviser Kellyanne Conway’s removal, Special Counsel Henry Kerner said in an interview Thursday with Fox News that he has “no animus” toward her while defending his team's work....
22:13 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Jr. takes on Justin Amash on Twitter over impeachment comments Donald Trump Jr. took on Republican Rep. Justin Amash on Twitter Thursday and floated the idea of a primary challenge, after Amash became the first GOP House member to call for the impeachment of President Trump. ...
22:13 2019-06-13

DOJ lost track of foreign nationals with criminal histories after bringing them to US: audit The Justice Department has lost track of numerous foreign nationals who were brought into the United States to help with law enforcement cases and may have criminal histories of their own – something that could be putting the public "at risk," the DOJ’s inspector general warned in a newly released a...
22:13 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

Daniel Radcliffe joins the interactive Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie special Everything with Kimmy Schmidt has been a little magical, even those awful years she was trapped in a bunker, so it makes sense that her big interactive Netflix movie event would pull in an actual wizard. According to a press release, Daniel Radcliffe has joined the cast of the Unbreakable Kimmy Schm...
22:26 2019-06-13

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
22:26 2019-06-13

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
22:39 2019-06-13

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
22:52 2019-06-13

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise 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 for the incident....
22:52 2019-06-13

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in the region....
22:52 2019-06-13

Sudan military rulers say they rejected proposal from Ethiopian PM to hold negotiations in Addis Ababa Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that Ethiopia's prime minister had suggested that negotiations between the rulers and the Sudanese opposition on a transition to democracy move to Addis Ababa....
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

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
23:13 2019-06-13

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
23:13 2019-06-13

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of the sector....
23:26 2019-06-13

Jets bring in another CB in Mark Myers, waive S John Battle FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed cornerback Mark Myers and waived safety John Battle. Joe Douglas wasn’t kidding when he said during his introductory news conference that he would scour the waiver wire to add players. The new general manager made his second move in as ma...
23:39 2019-06-13

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 before joining Minnesota as a free agent, homered i...
23:39 2019-06-13

Virginia Beach tries to dispel “rumors” about mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia Beach are pushing back against what they describe as “rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation” about the recent mass shooting in a municipal building. The city released a statement Thursday that said police looked into repor...
23:39 2019-06-13

Aurora Games to feature No. 1 US beach volleyball team ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Aurora Games will feature the top-ranked women’s beach volleyball team on the U.S. tour, led by April Ross and Alix Klineman. The stars will be on the roster of Team Americas in the inaugural all-women’s sports and entertainment festival that involves more than 15...
23:39 2019-06-13

The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The New York state Assembly has voted to eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of its worst measle...
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

Time for candidates to go toe-to-toe with Johnson Despite the bullish statements released by all the surviving leadership camps after the first round leadership vote, most of them were left disappointed....
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

Vintage Capital Presses for Auction of Red Robin Burger Chain Private-equity firm Vintage Capital Management said it is willing to pay $40 a share for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and called on the restaurant chain to launch a review of strategic alternatives....
23:52 2019-06-13

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and......
00:00 2019-06-14

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
00:00 2019-06-14

They Want Her To Be The Next Yao Ming, But What Does She Want? Han Xu, the tallest player in the WNBA, hunched over the menu at a trendy Brooklyn pizza spot, trying to figure out what to order in a place that lists “bèchamel” as an ingredient. This would possibly be difficult even if she could read English, but the Chinese center does not. Decked head to toe in...
00:00 2019-06-14

Dear The NFL: The CFL Is So Much Better At Video Reviews Than You Are As the NFL keeps pondering ways to define the undefinable when it comes to pass interference, the CFL just up and simplified things for everyone. Seriously, someone over on Park Avenue should probably take a look at this statement that was put out this morning by the CFL’s commissioner and senior di...
00:00 2019-06-14

FDA issues warning after patient dies following fecal transplant The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a safety warning following the death of a person who contracted a drug resistant bacteria that was transmitted by an investigational fecal microbiome transplant (FMT)....
00:00 2019-06-14

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should have been a story of triumph. Here’s how it might ...
00:13 2019-06-14

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Auguste Perret – supposedly the “poet of reinforced concrete” – is to deconstruct an Argentinian backli...
00:13 2019-06-14

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

This Is One Silly Way to Fix the Biggest Annoyance About Open Offices Open offices kind of suck. Sure, they might look like a fancy coffee shop, but when it comes to getting work done, free snacks and lots of mid-century modern furniture only go so far. Not having any walls means you hear everything going around you, while not having a dedicated desk means anyone can ...
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

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

My 1-year-old daughter is obsessed with these books — they keep her entertained longer than any toy 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. Alicia Betz / Business Insider Usbor...
00:26 2019-06-14

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season, the six-month period in which strong storms form...
00:26 2019-06-14

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when you need a credit check. You have to contact each o...
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

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to remove other......
00:39 2019-06-14

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
00:52 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

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and the M...
00:52 2019-06-14

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
00:52 2019-06-14

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for doing exactly that....
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

After mocking an innocuous typo from CNN anchor Chris Cuomo last night, President Donald Trump kicked off his Thursday with a bizarre Twitter thread that featured a massive screw-up of his own....
00:52 2019-06-14

Chance The Rapper is contributing new music to the Steven Universe movie Music has always been a central element of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe—unsurprising, given that it’s the brainchild of beloved animation songwriter Rebecca Sugar. In the past, the show has treated fans to songs about personal strength, ice cream kitty cats, and the joys of seeing a giant woman...
01:00 2019-06-14

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
01:01 2019-06-14

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf of Oman....
01:13 2019-06-14

New York town learned to live with rattlesnakes A sparse, rattlesnake rich landscape in northeastern New York state where property owners have encountered the large population of snakes in the most mundane of circumstances....
01:26 2019-06-14

The 2019 iPhones will 'lack novelty' features, analysts suggest iPhone 11 CAD-based renderIn a year where Google and Samsung appear to be upping their game in almost every department, Apple is reportedly planning just a handful of upgrades for its next-gen iPhones. Because of this, certain analysts believe the next-gen iPhones will be rather boring.Most of the i...
01:26 2019-06-14

Leak provides one bit of bad news about the Google Pixel 4 Google's decision to tease the Pixel 4 yesterday after several renders were leaked had some Pixel fans excited. After all, the image shared by Google showed a phone that gave a rather high-end appearance. And Google's comment, "Wait 'til you see what it can do," had many wondering whether the rumors...
01:26 2019-06-14

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier this week, The Post has learned. Sen. John Hoeven (R-...
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

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
01:39 2019-06-14

Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some officers had been arrested over the deadly dispersal of protesters at a sit-in in Khartoum earlier this month....
01:39 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

‘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

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson under pressure to attend hustings as he is accused of 'hiding' from debates Boris Johnson has come under intense pressure to debate in with his Tory leadership rivals on television after all the other contenders agreed to take part...
01:52 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

Watch Kylie Jenner Grill Khloe Kardashian on Her First Kiss, Beauty Secrets and More Kylie Jenner has Khloe Kardashian spilling secrets! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars team up in a new sister Q&A, published on YouTube Thursday, in celebration of their......
02:00 2019-06-14

90 Day Fiancé's Ashley Martson Checking Into Rehab for Depression Ashley Martson is ready to get some help. E! News can confirm the 90 Day Fiancé star has plans to check into rehab for depression. "She wants it to help her reorganize......
02:00 2019-06-14

Accio Harry Potter! Daniel Radcliffe Joins Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Movie Is Kimmy Schmidt about to find true love with Daniel Radcliffe? Sure seems that way. E! News has learned Radcliffe, of the Harry Potter films and Miracle Workers fame, will star in Netflix's......
02:00 2019-06-14

Forza Horizon 4’s Lego Expansion Is Gleefully Absurd Lego is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 through a brick-dotted landscape in the game’s Lego Speed Champions expansion increases the awesomeness exponentially....
02:01 2019-06-14

Netflix to launch a ‘Stranger Things’ game in the style of ‘Pokemon Go’ in 2020 Looking to capitalize on the mainstream success of Stranger Things, Netflix recently announced a new partnership with Next Games to develop a brand new Stranger Things video game. “Our core focus will be to deliver on Stranger Things’ rich and intense themes like friendship and supernatu...
02:01 2019-06-14

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies....
02:01 2019-06-14

One top tech investor is betting against chip stocks, bearish Netflix AlphaOne Capital Partners' Dan Niles is forecasting a fall in semiconductor stocks as he believes chipmakers will start to cut their earnings forecasts for the second half of the year....
02:13 2019-06-14

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’ The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to make the region carbon neutral by 2038,more than a decade earlier than the target date adopted by the European commission, at the unveiling of a new...
02:13 2019-06-14

Critics pan Jim Acosta's new book: He has 'become a commentator, not a reporter' Reviews of the new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America" are starting to pour in and they're panning the book and its author, CNN liberal star reporter Jim Acosta, who one critics insisted has "become a commentator" in the Trump era. ...
02:52 2019-06-14

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorn...
03:00 2019-06-14

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire. Outagamie County District Attorney Melinda Tempelis said Thursday that Officer Paul Christensen and Sgt. C...
03:00 2019-06-14

Arenado in the lineup day after being hit in arm by pitch DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is in the lineup Thursday after leaving Wednesday’s game after getting hit with a pitch on the left forearm. Arenado said he was a little stiff and sore, and he would test his arm during batting practice before Thursday’s game ag...
03:00 2019-06-14

Woman Held Against Her Will In A Tent In Laurel Co. LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested after deputies say his girlfriend was hiding from him with the help of Walmart employees after he had kept her held against her will for days. Deputies say that the boyfriend was walking around the store looking for the victim. She was hiding wit...
03:00 2019-06-14

AP source: Dragic exercises $19.2 million option OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Goran Dragic has told the Miami Heat he is exercising his $19.2 million option for next season. The person says Dragic spent several weeks weighing his decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of ano...
03:00 2019-06-14

Group Sets Up Tip Boxes In Garrard Co. To Help Find Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A group in Garrard County is putting out tip boxes in hopes of receiving information leading them to missing mother Savannah Spurlock. Spurlock was seen on surveillance footage leaving The Other Bar in Lexington with men in January. Investigators say she then went...
03:00 2019-06-14

Report: Pilot in deadly sinking not properly vetted NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Officials say the company that operated a towboat that sank in a deadly 2018 accident near New Orleans failed to adequately check the qualifications of a pilot hired to guide the vessel. The National Transportation Safety Board released the report Thursday saying that placing an &...
03:00 2019-06-14

Man accused in New Zealand mosque killings pleads not guilty CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques has pleaded not guilty to all the charges that have been filed against him. Brenton Tarrant on Friday entered not guilty pleas to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one terrorism c...
03:00 2019-06-14

Zion sues marketing company, alleging state law violation RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state’s sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his co...
03:00 2019-06-14

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-06-14

Vallejo police fired 55 shots at Willie McCoy in 3.5 seconds. Report finds it ‘reasonable.’ NBC NEWS – Six California police officers responding to a call about a man slumped unresponsive in his car fired-off 55 shots at the man in 3.5 seconds, according to an independent use-of-force report ordered by the city of Vallejo. The report’s author, David Blake, concluded that the ta...
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

Navy SEAL rejected by FDNY for being too old may be firefighter after all The decorated Navy Seal rejected as too old to join the FDNY may become a city smoke-eater after all. City Council members passed a local resolution Thursday asking that the state legislature consider passing two separate bills — in the Senate and Assembly — that would increase the number of years a...
03:13 2019-06-14

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN services and web resources operate in the country.Just as China's Great Firewall does, Russia too blocks access to prohibited content and the Russi...
03:13 2019-06-14

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink home security...
03:13 2019-06-14

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. So, with both companies having shown the first car...
03:13 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Huawei says it is readying possible Hongmeng software roll-out An executive of China's Huawei, which has been banned from working with U.S. tech firms, said on Thursday that the telecoms giant is in the process of potentially launching its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) to replace the U.S. Android OS....
03:26 2019-06-14

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2IdYo3a on Thursday....
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 2-U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were 65% within the next year....
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

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

NFL tweaks pass interference replay rules to make inside 2 minutes, OT subject to 'stricter criteria' The NFL's competition committee announced an update to the instant replay review protocol regarding pass interference replay reviews.       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

World Cup: Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan call USWNT celebrations genuine, 'explosion of joy' In a Thursday interview, USWNT players Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan said the team's World Cup celebrations against Thailand were "explosion of joy."       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Jets assistant coaches Gregg Williams, Joe Vitt don't want to talk about Bountygate Both Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt quickly and forcefully moved on when asked about their roles in the New Orleans Saints' Bountygate scandal.       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Create an Annual Father's Day Gift Tradition I would argue that buying a Father’s Day gift is more challenging than buying a Mother’s Day gift. Gifts to show Mom she’s appreciated are pretty standard and welcome every year: jewelry, flowers, a plant, gift certificates for a pedicure or a massage. But then Father’s Day rolls around and we get ...
04:00 2019-06-14

Use the Semiphemeral App to Delete Your Tweets While Keeping Your Faves There are a lot of good reasons to delete your tweets, but I’ve been hesitant to pull the trigger. While the idea makes sense on paper, I know there are things I will regret erasing. We’ve recommended services to clear your Twitter before, but as far as I know, all of them delete your whole history....
04:00 2019-06-14

Kim Kardashian announces ride-sharing for ex-inmates to help them after release Kim Kardashian announced ride-sharing that would give former prisoners gift cards to help them get to and from job interviews, work and family events....
04:00 2019-06-14

Silver hopeful reformed lottery rules end tanking NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the "greatest success" of the reformed draft lottery system is that "hopefully it'll stop fans in those markets from rooting for their teams to perform poorly."...
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

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
04:00 2019-06-14

How to change a Samsung Galaxy S10's screen resolution to save battery or enhance its visual performance YouTube/UnboxTherapy You can change your Samsung Galaxy S10's screen resolution to help you see photos and videos in the highest quality possible, or in two lower tiers of resolution. The Galaxy S10 comes with its middle resolution enabled by default to save battery life, but it's easy to change a...
04:13 2019-06-14

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package was provid...
04:13 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

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....
04:26 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

‘Absolutely unprecedented’: Trump upends long-held views with openness to foreign assistance American opposition to foreign involvement in elections dates back to the nation’s founding, reflected in both legal prohibitions and widely embraced norms of fair play....
04:26 2019-06-14

TPD identifies victim of south side shooting incident that ended in rollover crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department identified the person who was found dead in connection to the investigation of a shooting and rollover crash that occurred Wednesday on the south side. According to officials, TPD received a report of a shooting at an apartment complex located at 252 W. Valenc...
04:52 2019-06-14

Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in New Zealand court An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year....
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

Greinke takes no-hitter into 7th, Diamondbacks beat Nats 5-0 WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Thursday night. Alex Avila and Jarrod Dyson homered for Arizona, which has won seven of eight. Greinke (8-2) pitched 7 1/3 innings, leaving after a 63-minute rain...
05:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts. The prospect of further protests over the weekend loomed large, however, with demonstrators s...
05:00 2019-06-14

|TencentinvestorNaspersseesprofitboostaheadofspin-off Naspers' full-year earnings have risen by as much as a third ahead of the technology group’s planned asset spinoff in Amsterdam, a move designed to reduce its dominance of Johannesburg’s stock exchange....
05:13 2019-06-14

India's Hexaware Technologies buys U.S.-based Mobiquity for $182 mln Indian IT services company Hexaware Technologies Ltd said on Friday it bought privately owned Mobiquity Inc for $182 million, to expand its cloud and automation service offerings....
05:26 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

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

Elon Musk: 'The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation' A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people were asking Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tes......
05:52 2019-06-14

Jupiter’s Europa is seriously salty Of all the places in our solar system (besides Earth, of course), Jupiter’s moon Europa might have the best chance of hosting life. Scientists studying the planet are intrigued by its massive ocean of liquid water hiding beneath a thick icy shell, and it’s possible that life is lurking t...
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

She's All That's Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies To Divorce After 15 Years Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies are splitting up after 14 years of marriage. The She's All That star and her husband made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. In the......
05:52 2019-06-14

Northwest Fire District uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON- The Northwest Fire District is using tools that will help assist during hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger drone about six months ago. “We can z...
06:00 2019-06-14

Amazon rebukes Biden, offers lesson on tax code after earlier spat with Warren Amazon publicly rebuked Joe Biden in a fiery Twitter post on Thursday after the former vice president argued that the company should pay more in taxes because it was "pulling in billions of dollars in profits."...
06:00 2019-06-14

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The bipartisan Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy A...
06:13 2019-06-14

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday but not before another heroic, yet unfortunate, moment for another injured Golden State free-agent superstar. In one crazy-loud night in the Bay Area, the Raptors went from their slogan of “We The North” to ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Mets may have talked themselves out of win as game gets suspended They were on the verge of returning to .500, and then the Mets possibly talked themselves out of a victory. Wait until Friday for the dramatic conclusion. Thursday night concluded with the score 4-4 between the Mets and Cardinals in a game suspended by rain in the ninth inning at Citi Field. Edwin D...
06:13 2019-06-14

Sam Darnold’s performance drawing curse-filled praise from Jets coach A little more than four minutes into his session with media on Thursday, Shawn Jefferson dropped formalities. The Jets’ receivers coach had been asked about Sam Darnold, and he gave his praise with emphasis. “Excuse my French when I say this,” Jefferson said, “but he’s a f–kin’ dude. He’s a f&...
06:13 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

K-pop boy band Monsta X to release new English-language single South Korean boy band Monsta X will issue its new English-language single, "Who Do U Love?" later this week, the group's management agency said Thursday....
06:26 2019-06-14

Watch: 'Fast & Furious' gets animated in first 'Spy Racers' teaser trailer The "Fast & Furious" franchise is getting a new animated series titled "Spy Racers" from DreamWorks Animation Television that will stream on Netflix....
06:26 2019-06-14

Watch: John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer trade jokes over Stanley Cup Final John Krasinski teased his former "Office" co-star Jenna Fischer on Twitter while attending Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, which prompted a response from the receptionist....
06:26 2019-06-14

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
06:26 2019-06-14

Mark Levin: 'Have you ever seen a dumber media in your life?' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on the media Thursday while addressing the outrage over President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would listen to information from a foreign government on a political rival....
06:26 2019-06-14

Elon Musk says Teslas to get games 'Beach Buggy Racing 2,' 'Fallout Shelter' Elon Musk took the stage at E3 to discuss the impact video games had on his success as well as new Tesla updates such as car games and a pickup truck.       ...
06:39 2019-06-14

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
06:39 2019-06-14

Google: No, Of Course, We're Not Slowly Killing Ad Blockers A few months ago, Google announced changes were coming to improve privacy, security, and performance with regard to Chrome extensions. In particular, one change didn’t sit well with ad blocker developers, who claimed Google was looking to diminish their efficacy. At the time, at least one company th...
06:39 2019-06-14

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
06:39 2019-06-14

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress: They once struggled with and were treated for mental health conditions, he for post-traumatic stress disorder and she for depression....
06:39 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

Raptors forward Leonard named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player for the second time after his team's championship win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-14

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
07:00 2019-06-14

Semenya denied entry into Rabat 800 meters race Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favored 800 meters race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland's highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African....
07:00 2019-06-14

Sources: Wizards preparing prolific offer to Ujiri The Wizards are preparing to offer Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri a deal that could approach $10 million annually and give him the opportunity for ownership equity, league sources tell ESPN....
07:13 2019-06-14

Rose ties Open mark at Pebble Beach with 65 Justin Rose leads the U.S. Open after his first-round 65 tied the Open scoring record at Pebble Beach on Thursday. The 2011 champion holds a one-shot lead entering Friday....
07:13 2019-06-14

LIVE Updates: PM Narendra Modi Attends SCO Meet In Bishkek Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, the first multilateral engagement post his re-election....
07:13 2019-06-14

| We do not choose our sexuality, Owens tells Folau Israel Folau and others who post "opinions of hate" aimed at homosexuals should understand that people cannot choose their sexuality, referee Nigel Owens says....
07:39 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

Coyote killed in New Jersey after injuring mom, child in ‘rare’ attack A coyote was killed by authorities in New Jersey on Thursday night after attacking a mom and her toddler at a small park, cops said. The coyote lunged at a 37-year-old woman, who was pushing her 4-year-old in a stroller, in a Fairfield, NJ, park at around 7 p.m., according to the Fairfield Police De...
07:39 2019-06-14

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught son told the Staten Island Advance, saying she wou...
07:39 2019-06-14

A Truist Story About the Perils of Combining Company Names BB&T and SunTrust banks merged and needed a new name. They came up with Truist, prompting some head-scratching. ‘As long as it doesn’t mean human sacrifice in another language, it’s going to be OK.’...
07:39 2019-06-14

A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line. Internet security company, ‘Mcafee’ says one in five Americans have been scammed or nearly scammed when booking a vacation on-line. Bargain hunters are most at risk, with nearly a third of the victims being defrauded. Some of the riskiest d...
07:39 2019-06-14

Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand Sky Harbor International Airport is looking to expand. The Phoenix City Council approved the airport’s 20-year plan Tuesday. Sky Harbor officials say they had more than 45-million passengers last year and project more than 70-million passengers by 20-39. The federal aviation administration wil...
07:39 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors beat Golden State Warriors for first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors dethroned the defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the Finals to capture their first NBA championship in franchise history....
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

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate majority leader spoke with exasperation over the backla...
08:13 2019-06-14

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
08:26 2019-06-14

JGBs rise tracking gains in U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond (JGB) prices broadly rose on Friday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. Treasuries amid rising expectations of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
08:52 2019-06-14

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high as Indonesia floods raise supply disruption fears Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday as flooding in Indonesia, a major producer and exporter of the metal, sparked fears of supply disruptions....
08:52 2019-06-14

Cop drama ‘City on a Hill’ lets Bacon go gritty and greasy The summer is always a good time to launch a good crime story on TV. If “Big Little Lies” trades in California house porn, rich white lady supremacy and the cattiest dialogue since 1939’s “The Women,” the Boston-set “City on Hill,” premiering Sunday at 9 p.m. on Showtime, is aggressively shabby — in...
08:52 2019-06-14

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz. The grainy black and white footage shows a small barge, believed to be a Revolutionary Guard patrol boat, with at lea...
09:00 2019-06-14

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge that identifying what is and what isn’t a violati...
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

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
09:13 2019-06-14

|MarketsLIVE:StocksmixedinAsiaasyieldsgrinddown;goldup Stocks in Asia were mixed Friday and a global bond rally extended amid ongoing concern that trade frictions may jeopardize global economic growth and bets that interest rates will fall....
09:13 2019-06-14

Warriors' Klay Thompson has ACL tear Warriors guard Klay Thompson suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during Golden State's series-ending Finals loss to the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, the team said....
09:13 2019-06-14

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it’s outstanding.The basic premise of the game is...
09:39 2019-06-14

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
09:52 2019-06-14

Green: 'Not smart' to think Warriors' run over After falling to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, Warriors stars Draymond Green and Stephen Curry expressed confidence that the team's dominant run isn't over just yet....
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

There's a 'self-correcting' force in the oil market: Strategist Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments says he expects oil prices to move higher, but "not in a material way" because U.S. producers can increase production in response to high prices....
10:13 2019-06-14

China raises anti-dumping duties on some US, EU steel tubes and pipes China said on Friday that it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the United States and the European Union....
10:13 2019-06-14

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
10:26 2019-06-14

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors include S......
10:26 2019-06-14

Jaya Prada Seeks Disqualification Of Azam Khan From Rampur Lok Sabha Seat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaya Prada has challenged the election of Samajwadi Party lawmaker Mohd Azam Khan to the Lok Sabha in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court....
10:52 2019-06-14

US Ready To Offer India Wide Range Of Defence Equipment. Conditions Apply The US is ready to help India's defence needs with the latest technologies and equipment, but New Delhi purchasing long-range S-400 missile defence system from Russia would limit cooperation, the......
10:52 2019-06-14

Perfectly preserved head of Ice Age wolf found in Siberia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian scientists have found the furry head of an Ice Age wolf perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost. The head of a wolf, which died 40,000 years ago, was discovered in the Russian Arctic region of Yakutia. Valery Plotnikov, a top researcher at the local branch of the Russian...
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

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team. The post Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75, family says in statement released by team appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:52 2019-06-14

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on Friday, including military and naval compounds bel...
10:52 2019-06-14

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ community. At one point on the beat-laden track, ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to in...
10:52 2019-06-14

Bogaerts HR caps comeback as Red Sox rally past Rangers 7-6 BOSTON (AP) — After trailing early by five runs, the Boston Red Sox slugged their way to a comeback victory. Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, Boston’s fifth long ball of the game, and the Red Sox rallied to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Thursday night. “We found a ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafting his challenges to mainstream science on global warming. The Environmental Defense Fund obtained the emails of National Security Council adviser Will...
10:52 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6. The post Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title, beating Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:52 2019-06-14

Progressive announces bid to challenge Susan Collins in 2020 GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Betsy Sweet, a progressive Democrat who ran for governor of Maine last year, has announced her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. The former State House lobbyist announced her candidacy Thursday at Sebago Lake Distillery. In a statement, she criticized “th...
10:52 2019-06-14

Fiat Chrysler signs EV charge point deals with Enel, Engie Carmaker Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has signed an agreement with European utilities Enel and Engie to help offer its customers charging points for electric vehicles (EV) it is planning to roll out....
11:00 2019-06-14

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing...
11:13 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

Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun dead at 25 after apparent suicide: report Professional beach volleyball player Eric Zaun died at 25 after jumping from the twenty-ninth floor of his Atlantic City hotel room Tuesday, reports said....
11:13 2019-06-14

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to resolve differences....
11:13 2019-06-14

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 defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
11:26 2019-06-14

Airbus signs amended A400M deal with buyer countries Airbus said on Friday it had signed an agreement with European buyer countries for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane....
11:26 2019-06-14

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
11:26 2019-06-14

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
11:26 2019-06-14

Oil Demand Takes a Hit From Cooling Economic Growth A cooling global economy could mean slower oil demand growth in 2019 even while oil producers maintain plentiful supply, the International Energy Agency said....
11:39 2019-06-14

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal Sudan's ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week....
11:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
11:52 2019-06-14

Report: Klay Thompson Tore His ACL Klay Thompson taking a nasty fall in Game 6, limping into the tunnel, then turning around to get back on the floor and drain his free throws was about as heroic as basketball gets. The Warriors guard even told head coach Steve Kerr he’d be back after a two-minute rest, only to leave the arena on cru...
11:52 2019-06-14

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
11:52 2019-06-14

Spanish police arrest Bitcoin launderers in international credit card fraud case Spanish police have arrested 35 people allegedly involved in an international counterfeit bank card ring which laundered its profits using Bitcoin. Criminals made more than $675,855 (€600,000) and laundered more than $891,250 (€1,000,000), according to local media reports. Most of those arrested hai...
12:00 2019-06-14

Some in Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Camp Break Ranks, Calling for Delay of Bill A top adviser to Hong Kong’s leader said it would be impossible to rush through an extradition bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the police and protesters....
12:13 2019-06-14

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
12:13 2019-06-14

Next-Gen Honda City Spotted Testing In Thailand The next-generation Honda City sedan has been recently spotted testing for the first time. The prototype model of the fifth-generation City was caught on the camera in Thailand, heavily covered in......
12:39 2019-06-14

DOs And DON'Ts Of Driving Or Riding In The Rain The rain gods are here and it's now time to gear up for our unpredictable monsoons and here are the most important DOs and DON'Ts while driving or riding in the rain....
12:39 2019-06-14

A shrub, a cart path and a 2-under for Koepka at US Open Considering his tee shot almost buried into shrubbery and he had to hit the next shot from off the cart path, Brooks Koepka couldn't have been too unhappy with a par to close out his day at Pebble Beach....
12:52 2019-06-14

China sent official inquiry to FedEx regarding parcels delivery: Xinhua Chinese authorities sent an official inquiry to FedEx Corp over parcels that were delivered incorrectly, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
12:52 2019-06-14

European chipmakers tumble after Broadcom dashes hopes of rebound in demand European semiconductor stocks fell on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned a U.S.-China trade conflict and export restrictions on Huawei were causing a broad slowdown in demand for chips....
12:52 2019-06-14

Raptors hold off Warriors in Game 6 thriller to clinch first championship Toronto clinched the first championship in franchise history and ended Golden State's reign with a thrilling Game 6 victory.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Warriors' Klay Thompson leaves Game 6, is diagnosed with torn ACL Klay Thompson's left knee appeared to buckle in an awkward landing after a contested dunk attempt late in the third quarter of Game 6.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
12:52 2019-06-14

Michael Caine’s best films – ranked! As The Italian Job gets a 50th anniversary re-release, we have painstakingly charted the charming hardnut’s 50 greatest performances, from Alfie to ZuluThere’s much to find risible about this Hollywooded-up footballers-against-the Nazis yarn, but Caine’s avuncular presence keeps it watchable, bridgi...
12:52 2019-06-14

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
13:26 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

Review team to decide if horses fit to race at Santa Anita Santa Anita has put together a five-member team to review horses' medical, training and racing history for the final six racing days at the Southern California track where 29 horses have died since December....
13:26 2019-06-14

|EFFtoknownextweekwhetheritcanappealManueldefamationruling The South Gauteng High Court will rule on Tuesday whether the Economic Freedom Fighters will be granted leave to appeal an earlier defamation ruling in its case against former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel....
13:26 2019-06-14

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Pictures Leaked After the launch of the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, it was only a matter of time before Suzuki India launched the Gixxer 250. And the first pictures of the new motorcycle have already been leaked....
13:39 2019-06-14

HBO’s Los Espookys will make you want to be a horror technician, too At the 2019 ATX TV Festival, HBO premiered new comedy Los Espookys then let Drunk History's Derek Waters ask the cast and head writers questions. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN, Tex.—"When...
13:39 2019-06-14

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 12.46pm BST US stock market futures are pointing to selling in early trade on Wall Street, with tech firms in the crosshairs.S&P 500 futures point to a 0.3% decline, while t...
14:13 2019-06-14

How to make your day at the ballpark a money-saving win There's nothing like taking in a summer ballgame, but between tickets, food and merchandise, the cost can be steep. But there are ways to save.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Facebook to Boost Consumer Advertising Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
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

Yes, this certainly is a trailer for a real movie where The Banana Splits murder people Back in February, we reported on the latest convulsion in pop culture’s ongoing efforts to choke on its own cherished nostalgia: An attempt by Syfy to bring back semi-remembered children’s entertainers The Banana Splits. As murderers....
14:26 2019-06-14

Being able to reach the Chinese traveler is 'so important': CEO Glenn Fogel of Booking Holdings says the Chinese economy has slowed a little amid Beijing's trade dispute with Washington, but the "fact of the matter" is people like to travel. If Chinese tourists don't want to go to the U.S., they will go somewhere else, he says....
14:26 2019-06-14

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
14:39 2019-06-14

| WATCH: Trump doubles down on accepting foreign 'dirt' on political opponents US President Donald Trump has defended saying he saw nothing wrong with receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, even as his own Republicans joined a fierce backlash against the comments....
14:39 2019-06-14

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 1.31pm BST Here’s an intriguing deep dive into the unusual history of women’s football in Japan. As this quote shows, it was quite a ...
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

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
14:52 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

Canada won't stop Huawei CFO extradition to US The Canadian government says it has no intention of suspending the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.Meng was arrested in Canada on December 1 and is facing extradition to the US to answer charges of fraud. It is alleged that Wanzhou aided Huawei to avoid sanctions on doing business i...
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

England vs West Indies live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere As long as the rain stays away, England and West Indies could promise some of the most impressing batting of the 2019 Cricket World Cup so far. England dominated at the crease against Bangladesh and provided a near flawless game against South Africa. No matter where you are in the world you can watc...
14:52 2019-06-14

Lindsey Horan Is Right Where She Wanted to Be Pursuing a career in Europe probably kept the U.S. midfielder out of the last World Cup. As she returns to Paris on Sunday, those same choices have put her front and center in this one....
14:52 2019-06-14

In Exile on His Home Turf, Michel Platini Runs Out the Clock on His Ban The Women’s World Cup is the latest major event in France to turn its back on Michel Platini, who was barred from soccer after the 2015 FIFA scandal....
14:52 2019-06-14

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for law enforcement agencies have always been upfront that this tool for transparency was a double-edged sword.Because while these devices clipped to the c...
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

Memphis protests over police shooting end with teargas and dozens injured Armed officers faced off in the Tennessee city with crowds angered by news that federal marshals had shot dead a local manFierce protests erupted in Memphis on Wednesday night following a fatal shooting by law enforcement and ended with at least two dozen police officers, two journalists and a numbe...
15:00 2019-06-14

Christchurch massacre: Brenton Tarrant pleads not guilty to all charges Trial to be held in May 2020 for Australian man who faces 51 murder charges, 40 of attempted murder and one terrorism chargeChristchurch mosques shooting trial: what happens next?Australian Brenton Tarrant has pleaded not guilty to all charges in relation to the Christchurch mosque shootings in New ...
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

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

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck. In this video, one of the tankers can be seen on fire but still afloatTwo oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to return this weekend....
15:00 2019-06-14

Ferrari Drops Appeal Against Sebastian Vettel Penalty Sebastian Vettel was punished for making an unsafe re-entry into the action after 48 laps of Sunday's race after running off track and across a strip of grass....
15:26 2019-06-14

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment published Friday added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s 6% bottom line for growth, unless there is more stimulus....
15:26 2019-06-14

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
15:26 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

REFILE-Russian crash plane was hit by lightning: investigation report A Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger jet that crashed in May killing 41 people was struck by lightning that disabled its autopilot system, according to a preliminary report from crash investigators, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
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

Norwegian Air expects Boeing 737 MAX fleet to remain grounded until end of August Norwegian Air expects Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft to remain grounded until at least the end of August, missing the European summer season, CEO Bjoern Kjos said on Friday....
15:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spiraling rents in Germany's biggest cities are pricing out locals and choking off economic growth....
15:26 2019-06-14

Fugitive wanted in David Ortiz shooting plot still at-large Authorities say they're still searching for another suspect in the assassination plot of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz -- a man known as "The Surgeon."...
15:52 2019-06-14

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
15:52 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 5 Sri Lankans Linked To Easter Attacks Five Sri Lankans wanted in connection with the Easter bombings that killed 258 people were arrested in Saudi Arabia and repatriated Friday, the police said....
15:52 2019-06-14

'A whole country': Raptors fans, players go wild after franchise wins first NBA title A look inside the celebration following the Toronto Raptors' victory over the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA championship.       ...
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

Raptors beat Warriors, capture first NBA title The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-2. (June 14)       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday blocked Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving jail to collect his credentials for the European Parliament, to which he was elected on May 26....
15:52 2019-06-14

Show Credits, Titles Of Serials In Regional Languages: Centre To Channels In a bid to promote Indian languages, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all satellite TV channels to display the casting, credits and titles of Hindi and regional language serials in......
15:52 2019-06-14

1,200 Doctors Of Chandigarh's PGIMER Protest Kolkata Hospital Violence Over 1,200 resident doctors at Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) held a demonstration to express solidarity with their protesting counterparts in Kolkata....
15:52 2019-06-14

Britney Spears, family granted 5-year restraining order against former manager Britney Spears and her family were granted a 5-year restraining order against Sam Lutfi, during which Jamie Spears testified.        ...
15:52 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

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check reservations for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

US Open: Leader Justin Rose wary of the wind picking up after finding opening round a breeze US Open leader Justin Rose believes it is unlikely there will be a repeat of Thursday's low scores, with conditions at Pebble Beach set to become more testing....
16:01 2019-06-14

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....
16:01 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

|SAAsuspendedtopexecwhoraisedthealarmforusing'wrong'whistle-blowerservice,inquiryhears The embattled airline charged a former employee for breaching its 'anonymous reporting policy' when she blew the whistle on a contract she said was costing the company tens of millions of rands in pointless fees....
16:13 2019-06-14

Toronto Raptors executive Masai Ujiri reportedly involved in sideline altercation with sheriff's deputy Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri was reportedly involved in a courtside altercation with a California sheriff’s deputy after the team defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game on Thursday night....
16:26 2019-06-14

How to Climb Across Monkey Bars Monkey bars were hard enough when I was a kid. But this week I tried them again, older, wiser, and with more muscle than I had back in the day. And you know what? They’re still really, really hard....
16:26 2019-06-14

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said....
16:26 2019-06-14

Senior Russian track official steps down in doping case MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s second most powerful track official has stepped down while facing a doping case. Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the high jump, left his post as senior vice-president of the Russian track and field federation and will no longer sit on its board. Silnov i...
16:39 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

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year. The Berlin district court on Friday fined the two women 2,000 euros ($2,250) each because their practice’s web...
16:39 2019-06-14

US industrial production rose in May, but factories struggle WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production improved in May, but manufacturers showed weakness despite eking out a slight gain. The Federal Reserve says industrial output, which includes factories, utilities and mines, rose 0.4% in May, after tumbling 0.4% in April. Manufacturing output increased j...
16:39 2019-06-14

Gorilla back in Cincinnati Zoo after long California stay CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla is safely back home some 28 years after he went to California. The zoo says Ndume (nnn-DOO’-may) arrived Friday morning and is settling in behind the scenes in its Gorilla World area. The Gorilla Foundation in Cali...
16:39 2019-06-14

Zachary Levi’s nerves growing before MTV Movie & TV Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi says his nerves are building each day leading up to the MTV Movie & TV Awards in what he calls the “biggest thing” he’s ever hosted. Levi knows those feelings will be amplified when he first steps onstage during the taped a...
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

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