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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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Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to the Middle Eastern country.In a letter dated Tuesday, the lawmakers say Trump is risking causing more “preventable deaths” if he continues the deporta...
04:13 2019-08-14

Eliot Engel warns foreign officials: Stop spending money at Trump properties House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel directed his aides on Tuesday to warn foreign officials that they are “facilitating” President Donald Trump’s alleged emoluments violations by spending money at properties owned by Trump’s sprawling business empire.In a new memorandum to his staff...
04:13 2019-08-14

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington and take action to curb gun violence. “I’ve been in politics for a long time. It takes no courage to put on the Se...
04:13 2019-08-14

Identity of 1000-Year-Old Warrior Corrupted by Nazi and Soviet Spin Doctors Facts are finally dislodging almost 100 years of lies and misinterpretations pertaining to a mysterious 1000-year-old warrior’s skeleton unearthed at Prague Castle in Czechoslovakia. ...
04:39 2019-08-14

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and preserving the privacy of patrons online?...
04:39 2019-08-14

Don't Forget That The Recent Russian Nuclear Accident Happened While Developing A Truly Insane Weapon A few days ago, on August 8, there was an explosion on a barge in the White Sea near Nyonoksa, Russia. That explosion tragically killed seven people, nuclear engineers and technicians working on a project. The project was described as “an isotopic power source for a liquid engine installation,” but...
04:39 2019-08-14

A Run In An NHRA Car Is So Fast It Looks Like Time Is Warping Need a little something to liven you up this afternoon? How about a clench-inducing NHRA visor cam video from Nitro Funny Car driver Ron Capps? Trust me—it’ll do the trick....
04:39 2019-08-14

Maybe The BMW i3 Should Have Been A Mini All Along Mini claims to have received over 45,000 deposit orders for the new electric Mini Cooper SE, and considering that’s about double the European sales of the BMW i3 last year running similar hardware, maybe the i3 should have always been a Mini....
04:39 2019-08-14

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

Sweet Dream or Beautiful Nightmare? In 22 Days, I'm Going to Find Out That Beyoncé's Diet Is No Joke I was kidding, I swear. At least, I was mostly kidding when I DM’d The Root’s Editor-in-Chief, Danielle Belton, and asked if the company would pay if I tried the new, Beyoncé-endorsed 22 Days Nutrition program. I even ended my message with the laughing/crying emoji—a clear tip-off that I was joking,...
04:39 2019-08-14

NASA’s methane discovery on Mars just got a whole lot more interesting Back in late June, NASA revealed that sensors on its Curiosity rover were returning alarmingly high readings of methane that came seemingly out of nowhere. Determining where that methane came from — and whether the process responsible for it are geological or biological — is now a major ...
04:39 2019-08-14

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

Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats Add Facebook to the list of tech firms who've halted their audio transcriptions over privacy concerns. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that contractors had been transcribing Messenger voice chats to determine if AI had correctly interpreted the m......
05:00 2019-08-14

Liberty could play in two homes like the Islanders After Nets minority owner Joe Tsai bought the Liberty, he told The Post his main job as owner will be finding a way to put people in the seats. That may mean finding a new home for his team. Or two. A great showing at the gate at Sunday’s one-off game at Barclays Center showed......
05:00 2019-08-14

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

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

Jonathan Loaisiga is ‘weapon’ Yankees are counting on The Yankees didn’t need to wait for Dellin Betances to bolster their bullpen. While Betances is throwing bullpen sessions this week, and moving closer to returning from a lat strain that, along with a shoulder impingement, has kept him out all season, the Yankees added depth by reinstating 24-year-o...
05:00 2019-08-14

El Paso gunman Patrick Crusius being kept from other inmates The man accused of slaughtering 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso is being kept in a single cell — away from other inmates, according to officials. Patrick Crusius, 21, allegedly targeted “Mexicans” during his Aug. 4 rampage and a number of the inmates at the El Paso County Jail, where h...
05:00 2019-08-14

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taking a Lyft to flee to his family’s house, according to reports. Jaylan Andra Ross, 22, was set to be released from Piedmont Correctional Institut...
05:00 2019-08-14

Google’s new password security upgrade might work best on the Pixel 4 Google has a brand new security feature that every Android user out there should be using, as long as they operate devices with built-in fingerprint sensors running at least Android 7. But what’s exciting is that the feature will really shine once the Pixel 4 launches, as Google’s device...
05:00 2019-08-14

THE TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY FORECAST BOOK 2019: How to navigate the quickly evolving mobile, communications, and technology space (AMZN, BABA, TCEHY, AAPL, GOOGL, SNAP, TMUS, UPS, S, VZ, ROKU, SSNLF, MSI) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. 5G is coming, and wireless networks are poised for transformation thanks to its blazing fast connections, near-instan...
05:26 2019-08-14

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

70% of people can't solve this brainteaser in under 3 minutes. How long does it take you to spot the eggplant in this photo? Courtesy of Galabingo GalaBingo created a summer-themed brainteaser, challenging people to find the eggplant hidden amongst a picture of sandals. Only 70% of people can find the eggplant in under three minutes, while four out of ten people give up before ever solving the puzzle. Visit INSIDER's ho...
05:26 2019-08-14

The best knitting accessories you can buy Yes, you can knit with just yarn and needles, but your efforts and the finished product will be so much more successful with just a few additional accessories. Simply add these four tools to your Yarn Boss Yarn Bag and you'll find even more pleasure in knitting. I was nine-years-old when I first a...
05:26 2019-08-14

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

'Which Fitbit is waterproof?': A guide to the water-resistance of every Fitbit model Fitbit No Fitbit devices are fully waterproof, but most are water-resistant to a certain extent. The Fitbit devices that are water-resistant include the Fitbit Ace 2, the Fitbit Versa, the Fitbit Charge 3, Fitbit Inspire, and Fitbit Ionic. Fitbit warranties rarely cover water damage, so understan...
05:26 2019-08-14

Mullets might be maligned, but my teenage daughter's haircut is bringing people together | Suzy Freeman Greene Children asked for selfies. A guy in a ute was moved to stop his car and request a photo“I don’t do mullets,” my hairdresser declared when I told her my 14-year-old daughter Eve wanted one.She pointed across the salon to Britney, who looked about 20 and liked death metal. “Britney will do it,” she s...
05:26 2019-08-14

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

Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder - podcast We hear about the importance of early intervention in rare cases of pre-teen eating disorders. Plus, calls to ban hands-free phone use while drivingMaggie and her husband James have four daughters. While their oldest, Hattie, was still at primary school, she began severely restricting the amount she...
05:52 2019-08-14

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged terrorists attended Tucson high schools TUCSON – The Digging Deeper team uncovered the latest documents that involved the arrests of two Tucson men charged with terrorism-related crimes. The federal government asked a judge to order both Ahmed Mohamed and Abdi Hussein to provide biometric information such as a finger or thumbprint to unlo...
05:52 2019-08-14

Tucson Fire crew free pup who had his head trapped in baby gate TUCSON – A Tucson puppy is quite thank-FUR to Tucson Fire Department after crews rescued the pup Monday evening. According to officials, TFD crew was dispatched to a home after a little dog got his head trapped in the bars of a baby safety gate. TFD said the crew was able to free the canine. A...
05:52 2019-08-14

Fashion Faux Pas: Sniper shirt angers back-to-school shoppers An Ocoee storefront is fielding complaints over a display that many are calling offensive. The store is in the West Oaks Mall in Ocoee. A mother, who did not want to be identified, says the display not only concerned her, but it scared her children. She said her back-to-school shopping over the week...
05:52 2019-08-14

3 victims of El Paso shooting remain in critical condition EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Half of those injured in the deadly mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, are still in the hospital. Officials from University Medical Center of El Paso and Del Sol Medical Center said Tuesday that three of the nearly two-dozen surviving victims are in critical condition after the A...
05:52 2019-08-14

Gone in 60 Seconds? Muscle cars top list of most stolen vehicles It’s been said that a good car thief needs less than a minute to make off with a vehicle, a theme highlighted in the 1974 film, “Gone in 60 Seconds,” as well as the 2000 remake. But with two of the most stolen cars of the past three years, a thief might not even need that long. The Dodge Charger Hem...
05:52 2019-08-14

NY Times demotes top DC editor over ‘racist’ tweets The New York Times said Tuesday that one of its top Washington, DC, editors was demoted after a pair of tweets critics called racist. Jonathan Weisman, the deputy Washington editor, was disciplined after a pair of incidents in which he sparked controversy on Twitter, demonstrating “lapses in judgmen...
05:52 2019-08-14

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study published this spring, for example, found that social ...
05:52 2019-08-14

Antonio Brown returns to Raiders after absence for frostbitten feet "I'm extremely grateful to be here," Brown said during a short news conference Tuesday. "I've been dealing with a lot of adversity. I'm excited to be back and see my teammates and get in the groove of things."...
06:13 2019-08-14

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
06:13 2019-08-14

Five Great Coffee-Making Options for Camping Junkies There is nothing that will ruin a camping trip like rolling over in the morning, stumbling outside your tent, and realizing you have to drink pseudo bilge water in place of your delicious morning cup o’ java because you only packed the questionable instant coffee from the bottom shelf of the grocery...
06:13 2019-08-14

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

20 innovative products on Amazon to help you stay organized From label makers to sponge holders, these incredible organizational products on Amazon offer unique ways to keep every room in your house clean.       ...
06:39 2019-08-14

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing Danish pig semen concealed in shampoo bottles.Torben Soerensen has been sentenced to three years...
07:00 2019-08-14

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

Opinion: Andrew Luck is still in pain and Indianapolis Colts have no idea why Andrew Luck Injury 2019 was diagnosed as a calf strain, then an injury to the rare Os Trigonum, and now Indianapolis Colts think it's something else.       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Jim Harbaugh fires back at Cincinnati's Luke Fickell over James Hudson transfer situation Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh responded to comments made by Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell regarding the transfer of lineman James Hudson.       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

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

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on increasingly violent pro-democracy protests in the city....
07:52 2019-08-14

Research in astronauts sheds light on rare fainting disorder An intervention used to treat astronauts has relevance for people on the ground with medical conditions that cause repeated fainting, researchers say....
07:52 2019-08-14

Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study....
07:52 2019-08-14

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

Ohio teen arrested for threats against federal agents had 10,000 rounds of ammo in his house, FBI affidavit says An 18-year-old Ohio man was arrested on federal charges after FBI agents said he made online threats. Guns and ammo were found in his home.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

De'Von Bailey was shot in the back and killed by police, his family says. They're rallying for 'justice' The family and friends of 19-year-old De'Von Bailey want an independent investigation into the teen's shooting death by Colorado Springs police.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

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

New Mexico man choked a cat, fed it meth, abused his girlfriend, police say Aaron Spaulding was already facing multiple felony counts from a domestic incident when he was charged with animal cruelty.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

4chan post about Epstein's death before news was public didn't come from FDNY, officials say The FDNY said a 4chan post which claimed Jeffrey Epstein died well before it was first reported in the media did not come from the department.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

The USA's most endangered animals The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Google devises conversational AI that works better for people with ALS and accents Google AI researchers today shared details about Project Euphonia, a speech-to-text transcription service for people with speaking impairments.Read More...
07:52 2019-08-14

Steve Coogan swerves long driving ban because of Alan Partridge show Steve Coogan will not face a lengthy driving ban after he told a court it would stop him filming a new series featuring his Alan Partridge character....
08:13 2019-08-14

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable shtick from the guy who sold MAGA hats and yuks...
08:13 2019-08-14

As A Formerly Decent Middle School Athlete, I Can Relate To This 13-Year-Old Who Won The European Diving Championships This week in Ukrainian diving news: 13-year-old diving prodigy Oleksii Sereda has captured gold in the 10-meter European Diving Championships in Kiev, a historic feat I would definitely be significantly more impressed with if I too had not enjoyed athletic success as a 13-year-old. Sereda finished f...
08:13 2019-08-14

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
08:13 2019-08-14

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

Fantasy football: Running backs with easiest schedules, best values New England Patriots running back Sony Michel could be the steal of your draft this season, according to UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler. Read for more running backs with easy schedules in 2019....
09:00 2019-08-14

Nine-foot alligator bites South Carolina woman walking her dog A South Carolina woman was bitten by a nine-foot alligator while walking her dog on Monday night, police said. The 68-year-old woman was walking her dog near a pond in Sun City at about 10 p.m. when the massive animal attacked her, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The ...
09:00 2019-08-14

737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for new plane Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines around the globe....
09:26 2019-08-14

| Blockade, beating, pepper spray on second day of Hong Kong airport chaos Chaos has gripped Hong Kong's airport for a second day as pro-democracy protesters staged a disruptive sit-in that paralysed hundreds of flights, saw police fire pepper spray, and a mainland journalist beaten....
09:26 2019-08-14

Norwegian Air cutting more flights between East Coast and Europe The European low-fare carrier will end flights from the East Coast to Dublin on Sept. 15. Service from Hamilton, Ontario, is also being axed.       ...
09:52 2019-08-14

Asian stocks cheer Trump's delay of some China tariffs Asian stocks joined a global equities surge on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil....
09:52 2019-08-14

Serena withdraws from Cincinnati Masters with back problems "Serena Williams withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday due to back problems just days after spasms forced her to retire from the Rogers Cup final in Toronto."...
10:13 2019-08-14

Councilman wants Brooklyn’s flashy Christmas display to be vendor-free Councilman Justin Brannan wants to rid Dyker Heights’ famous Christmas light display of the rogue street vendors that residents say cause litter problems, hog up coveted parking spaces and spew exhaust fumes....
10:13 2019-08-14

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the agency, new payroll figures from the Empire Center...
10:13 2019-08-14

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

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian cancer....
10:39 2019-08-14

Flights resume after two days of violent clashes at Hong Kong airport Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to "terrorists"....
11:00 2019-08-14

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other high-ranking officials must wonder how long they’ll let Hong Kong’s young people continue to stand so defiantly against them....
11:26 2019-08-14

Satellite photos appear to show Chinese APCs near Hong Kong Satellite photos show what appear to be armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the paramilitary People’s Armed Police parked in a sports complex in the city of Shenzhen...
11:26 2019-08-14

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

Migrants move to former Juvenile Justice Complex TUCSON- The Casa Alitas Shelter has officially opened and has already accepted close to 250 legal asylum seekers for shelter and humanitarian aid. According to Pima County Officials, the Juvenile Justice Complex shelter became operational on August 6. They said the shelter has been significantly rem...
11:26 2019-08-14

Former Cowboy great Demarco Murray high on UA runningbacks TUCSON – Former NFL “All Pro” runningback Demarco Murray is hard-at-work as the University of Arizona runningback’s coach.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast with Murray, who gave up a career in broadcasting, to coach on Kevin Sumlin’s staff: ...
11:26 2019-08-14

Florida mother details frightening minutes spent waiting for help after she accidentally locked her 10-month-old daughter and her keys inside her car (WPTV)  Body camera video captured tense moments of Stuart, Florida police helping a mother rescue her daughter from a locked car. Now, Christina Tufford wants other parents to learn from her experience. Earlier this month, Tufford said she took her 10-month-old daughter, Maddie, with her to Lo...
11:26 2019-08-14

Jewish school in Brooklyn installing bullet-resistant doors in wake of mass shootings A Jewish school in Brooklyn is the first school in New York City to install metal bullet-resistant doors with the goal of protecting students from active shooters, according to a report this week....
11:26 2019-08-14

FBI investigating shooting at ICE office in San Antonio as 'targeted attack' The FBI is investigating a "targeted attack" in which shots were fired into an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office and another facility associated with the agency in San Antonio early Tuesday....
11:26 2019-08-14

California man arrested on suspicion of running over, killing peacocks: police A California man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately running over and killing two wild peacocks in northwest Los Angeles last month, police said....
11:26 2019-08-14

Redmi K20 Pro to Launch as Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro in Europe Next Week Xiaomi has confirmed the launch of the Mi 9T Pro on the official Netherlands Facebook page, and the post says that the phone will launch in the Benelux markets on August 20....
11:52 2019-08-14

Amazon Launches an Automated Messaging Assistant in Hindi Amazon is using customer service-tuned artificial intelligence platform along with machine learning and natural language processing capabilities to power the Automated Messaging Assistant with Hindi......
11:52 2019-08-14

Sturgeon Moon 2019 to Rise This Week: Time of Peak, Significance, More The August Full Moon 2019 comes just after the Perseids meteor shower, which will peak on August 11 to August 13. Sturgeon Moon 2019, Full Moon, Full Moon 2019, August Full Moon 2019...
11:52 2019-08-14

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

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

2017 Western & Southern Open champ Grigor Dimitrov ousted by Stan Wawrinka in three sets The 2017 Men's Western & Southern Open champion Grigor Dimitrov led off Tuesday's play with a match against Stan Wawrinka        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Over 50% of Google searches result in no clicks, data shows Google is hungry for your clicks. But it turns out that more than half of all Google Search queries now result in no clicks. As of June 2019, 50.3 percent of Google searches received zero clicks. By contrast, searches with organic clicks to non-Google websites now make up only 45 percent of all traf...
12:39 2019-08-14

Twitter’s trying really hard to make itself a news app New experiments at Twitter show it’s trying to further establish itself as the go-to news app for its users around the world. Today, the company announced its testing a way for you to follow specific interests, such as sports teams and celebrities. Once you choose these topics, Twitter’s machine lea...
12:39 2019-08-14

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries usi...
12:39 2019-08-14

DealBook Briefing: A Tariff Pause, but the Reprieve May Be Temporary President Trump delayed new levies on Chinese goods, but there’s little evidence that Washington or Beijing will soon make the concessions required to strike a deal....
12:39 2019-08-14

‘Football is the same’ – Female referee Frappart on Super Cup role "Referee Stephanie Frappart said on Tuesday that she believes there is no difference whether she is officiating a men\u0027s or women\u0027s football match."...
12:39 2019-08-14

Honda Says It Will Stop Producing Cars In Argentina In 2020 Japan's Honda Motor Co on Tuesday said it will stop producing automobiles in Argentina next year as part of a global shift in how it shares production between regions. Honda said its Campana plant in......
12:39 2019-08-14

GM, Ford Planning For Possible Economic Downturn: Report The top two U.S. automakers, General Motors and Ford, are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears......
12:39 2019-08-14

Swedish court expected to deliver verdict in A$AP Rocky assault case A Swedish court will rule Wednesday on whether American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.        ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Yankees’ Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez show signs of snapping slumps The Yankees’ offense continues to produce, even with two of the team’s most dangerous hitters in lengthy slumps. Gary Sanchez entered Tuesday’s game against the Orioles with just one hit and five strikeouts in 11 at-bats since he returned from the injured list. Prior to the IL stint (for a groin str...
13:26 2019-08-14

Why Mets could give Tim Tebow 2nd shot at Triple-A Syracuse Could Tim Tebow play a second season at Triple-A Syracuse for the Mets? The chance of that happening isn’t out of the question, according to Syracuse manager Gary Tony DeFrancesco. “Right now, it’s a good place for Tim Tebow to be because there’s not a 22-year-old waiting in Double-A, the next...
13:26 2019-08-14

Seth Lugo bumps Edwin Diaz to uncertain place in Mets pen ATLANTA — As Mets manager Mickey Callaway attempts to figure out roles for his relievers, this much seems clear: Edwin Diaz will only pitch when there’s a cushion or the team is losing. With Seth Lugo elevated to pitch in the Mets’ highest-leverage situations (including closing), Callaway was asked ...
13:26 2019-08-14

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

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
13:26 2019-08-14

Terrorist Who Allegedly Killed 51 People in New Zealand Gets Letter Published to 4Chan From Jail The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, currently has no access to internet, TV, newspapers, and radio. Yet he’s still able to get his hateful ideology out into the world, all thanks to extremists on 4Chan and lax rules about letter writing in ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Sean Savoy is closer to home with Maryland football. The other movement doesn’t matter. The junior transferred from Virginia Tech with the understanding he would switch to defensive back from wide receiver. But he has no problem with having switched back after spring practice....
13:26 2019-08-14

Capitals PR man wins $1 million playing Powerball Sergey Kocharov, who has no plans to quit his job as the team’s vice president of communications, said it was his dad’s idea to play the lottery last month....
13:26 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Canada Goose posts smaller-than-expected loss on sales of costlier jackets Canada Goose Holdings Inc on Wednesday posted quarterly loss that was smaller than analysts had feared, as the company sold costlier jackets and parkas to department stores and opened five new retail outlets....
13:52 2019-08-14

WeWork lifts veil on finances with IPO filing WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for the first time....
13:52 2019-08-14

House prices on slide longer than after 2008 financial crash London house prices have been on the slide longer than during the slump that followed the financial crisis, after a 16th consecutive month of falls was revealed today....
13:52 2019-08-14

The Londoner: Has Spectator got Right stuff for US? Spectator sets its sights on US | Hugh Grant names his best film | Maya Jama has her birthday | Angela Rayner election readies her dog | Gaffe at La Gaffe in Hampstead...
13:52 2019-08-14

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
13:52 2019-08-14

GOP Sen. Martha McSally drafts bill making domestic terrorism a federal crime Sen. Martha McSally is seeking to make domestic terrorism a distinct federal crime, the latest sign that Republicans are increasingly serious about crafting a legislative response to recent mass shootings in Texas, Ohio and California.The Arizona Republican is aiming to close a loophole in the law ...
13:52 2019-08-14

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

How an abortion in the US south can push one over the financial edge In a Shreveport, Louisiana, poor, rural corner of the south, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult, but a battle against povertyFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, more than 90 minutes away from her...
14:13 2019-08-14

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

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted to “steal the show”. “I’m not a thief. Where I com...
14:13 2019-08-14

The fashion line designed to trick surveillance cameras Adversarial Fashion garments are covered in license plates, aimed at bamboozling a device’s databases Automatic license plate readers, which use networked surveillance cameras and simple image recognition to track the movements of cars around a city, may have met their match, in the form of a T-shir...
14:13 2019-08-14

Why Fast & Furious is the best film franchise of all time | Arwa Mahdawi I can’t wait to see Hobbs & Shaw – with its diverse cast and focus on loyalty, the car-racing series encapsulates the best of the USIf you need some cheering up, I have two words and an ampersand for you: Hobbs & Shaw. As in, the box-office hit starring Idris Elba and two bald blokes with big biceps...
14:13 2019-08-14

Last Christmas: first trailer for Emma Thompson romcom featuring the music of George Michael Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding star in the yuletide release, which is scripted by and co-stars Thompson, with Paul Feig as directorThe first trailer for Last Christmas, the highly-anticipated romcom scripted by Emma Thompson and themed around the songs of George Michael, has been released.The film,...
14:13 2019-08-14

India issues new flood alert as monsoon death toll reaches 244 Kerala residents warned of heavy rain after 1.2 million people evacuated in four statesIndia has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala as the nationwide death toll from the annual monsoon rose to at least 244.On Wednesday authorities warned Kerala residents of heavy ra...
14:13 2019-08-14

'It brings everything back': Christchurch despairs over white supremacist attacks Fresh atrocities in El Paso and Norway bring back the pain of New Zealand’s worst mass-shooting It’s just gone lunch time at al Noor mosque in central Christchurch and a handful of men gather to pray. They bend down on a thick blue carpet, newly installed, and sit up to face walls gleaming with fres...
14:13 2019-08-14

'My own birth went horrifically wrong – having twins was like a reclamation' Robert Softley Gale’s show Purposeless Movements turns the involuntary gestures of cerebral palsy into choreographyBecoming a parent for the first time can be nerve-racking for anyone. Knowing it will be twins, the more so. But when your own mother has died in childbirth, the trepidation is intense....
14:13 2019-08-14

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half....
14:39 2019-08-14

Shares of Starbucks' China challenger Luckin Coffee fall after first quarterly report since IPO Since Luckin Coffee was founded less than two years ago, it has grown to nearly 3,000 stores and is trying to overtake Starbucks as the number one coffee chain in China....
14:39 2019-08-14

India gets above-average monsoon rains for third straight week: weather office Monsoon rains in India in the week through Wednesday were above average for a third straight week, the weather office said, easing concerns of drought, although excessive rainfall flooded many districts in the southern and western parts of the country....
14:39 2019-08-14

Study details links between coca, conflict, deforestation in Colombia Sometimes, trees fall down on their own, but deforestation is fueled by human activities. In Colombia, those activities sometimes involve coca, the crop from which cocaine is derived....
14:39 2019-08-14

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

Some MacBook Pro models are now banned from US flights due to fire risk Some MacBook Pro 15-inch models have been branded a fire risk by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and therefore you won’t be able to take them on board an airplane.You may remember that back in June, Apple initiated a recall for certain MacBook Pro 15-inch laptops sold between Se...
14:39 2019-08-14

UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’ The UK‘s advertising watchdog has upheld its complaint about a Bitcoin newspaper ad from cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) explained in a blog post that it took issue with an ad published on January 3, 2019, depicting a graph of Bitcoin‘s price per...
15:00 2019-08-14

Humans have been listening to our ‘AI-transcribed’ conversations for over a decade It was a scandal. Third-party contractors, many working from places where data protection legislation is lax (or even non-existent), were listening and transcribing recordings of conversations from people who unwittingly believed robots were doing all the work. Conversations about work, finance, and...
15:00 2019-08-14

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer....
15:00 2019-08-14

What to do about swollen gums Swollen gums can occur due to gingivitis, pregnancy, and infection. Treatment typically depends on the cause, and good oral hygiene can prevent them. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
15:00 2019-08-14

Doctors say most metrics provided by your Apple Watch, Fitbit aren't helpful to them While more and more of us are wearing fitness trackers, doctors are still trying to figure out what to do about data provided by wearables.       ...
15:00 2019-08-14

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

Retail Stocks Rally as Tariffs Are Delayed Shares of department stores, discount chains and even toy makers rallied Tuesday after the U.S. said it would delay some tariffs against China until Dec. 15....
15:00 2019-08-14

Argentine Vote Slams U.S. Bond Funds Yield-seeking investors everywhere are getting singed this week by the meltdown in Argentina’s markets following the victory of a populist candidate in the South American nation’s presidential primary election....
15:00 2019-08-14

British Man's Dentures Disappeared, Found Stuck In Throat 8 Days Later A 72-year-old man could not figure out what was wrong with his throat. It turned out that his dentures, which he thought were lost during an operation eight days earlier, had actually been lodged in......
15:00 2019-08-14

Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody's Reunion Will Make You Miss The O.C. Even More Seth and Summer together again! Rachel Bilson bumped into The O.C. co-star Adam Brody at the airport on Tuesday and shared a picture of the mini-reunion on Instagram. "Ran......
15:26 2019-08-14

Success Comes at a Cost in The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 Finale For June on The Handmaid's Tale, "even success comes at a cost," Elisabeth Moss warned us. The Emmy-winning Hulu drama wraps up its third season on Wednesday, Aug.......
15:26 2019-08-14

Bell's HR, 3 RBIs help Pirates take down Angels 10-7 Josh Bell homered and had three RBIs to help the Pittsburgh Pirates rally for a 10-7 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

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

Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints A biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence companies has suffered a major data breach, revealing the fingerprints of more than one million people as well as unencrypted passwords, facial recognition information and other personal data....
15:52 2019-08-14

THQ Nordic Reveals Details About Dead Island 2, Timesplitters, And More THQ Nordic shared an investment report this morning outlining their sales and earnings for the first quarter of the year. The report also offered insight on the future of many franchises like the long-delayed Dead Island 2 and Timesplitters....
15:52 2019-08-14

This CEO Wants to Extract Rare Earths From Trade Fight The rare-earths company that Amanda Lacaze runs is small, but her mission is immense: weaning the West off its dependence on China for the obscure metals needed in high-tech gear including cellphones, electric cars and jet fighters....
15:52 2019-08-14

Passenger Vehicle Sales Slowdown: 10 Things You Need To Know The auto industry has been witnessing a slowdown for the last nine months and lakhs of jobs are at risk. The government has decided to come up with a revival package for the industry....
16:13 2019-08-14

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Someday, years or even decades from now, at one of those celebratory reunions teams like to do, Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce with fondness about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors....
16:13 2019-08-14

Ollie wins ruling on union protection in fight over firing The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie has ruled that the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must meet in proving his firing was justified....
16:13 2019-08-14

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

Korean wartime forced laborers still seeking apology, reparations from Japan While a trade dispute been Japan and South Korea sparked by the issue of wartime forced labor rages on, many are still waiting for compensation and an apology....
16:13 2019-08-14

Pelosi warns U.S.-UK trade pact won't pass Congress if Good Friday deal is undermined There is no chance that a trade agreement between the United States and Britain will pass Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday peace accord between Ireland and Northern Ireland, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-08-14

Stock market plunges as recession alarm blares An economic alarm bell has sounded in the US, sending warning signs of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term government bonds than they do for long-term bonds. It’s...
16:39 2019-08-14

Homes of the week: a spectacular Gothic-style mansion, a Help to Buy flat in Kingston and a quirky barn with a brewery Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include a riverside Help to Buy flat in Kingston, a Gothic-style mansion with arched windows and leaded lights and a brewery barn with a party room....
16:39 2019-08-14

Don Lemon Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault by New York Bartender, CNN Defends News Anchor A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged sexual assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assault.”...
17:00 2019-08-14

Antonio Brown shows off ‘circumcised’ feet during ‘Hard Knocks’ Antonio Brown’s choice in headgear isn’t the only storyline of the NFL preseason. On Tuesday’s episode of “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders,” viewers were treated to a unique explanation regarding the receiver’s burned feet. “I got circumc...
17:00 2019-08-14

Dodgers’ Will Smith belts 2 HRs to help ‘Gingergaard’ pick up 1st MLB win MIAMI — Even by the Dodgers’ high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary. Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with his first two-homer game, and Los Angeles twice hit back-to-back homers to pound the Miami Marlins 15-1. Cody ...
17:00 2019-08-14

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

At $3,600, Could This 1970 Datsun Fairlady 2000 Project Prove a Fair Deal? Before they gave us the iconic Z car, Datsun (now Nissan) gave us an open-top sports car that, while perhaps not as epochal, was still just as cool. Let’s see if today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe final-year 2000 is a project car priced to make it worth getting your hands dirty....
17:00 2019-08-14

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

His Only Relative Was Killed in the El Paso Massacre. He Has Invited the City to Her Funeral. Antonio Basco said he would welcome anyone at his wife’s funeral services this week. A Facebook post with the open invitation has generated thousands of shares and condolences....
17:26 2019-08-14

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
17:26 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won’t face prison A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:26 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues companion Ghislaine Maxwell as alleged enabler Under a new Child Victims Act, a Jeffrey Epstein accuser is suing his estate and a longtime associate, Ghislaine Maxwell, and other staffers.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Dayton, Ohio, shooting: Video shows gunman's deadly path It is still unclear whether the gunman intended to shoot his sister, Megan Betts. Police revised the number of people injured by gunfire to 17.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Watch: Collapsing cliff barely misses kayakers in Lake Superior Kayakers on a tour of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan narrowly escaped injury when a section of cliff collapsed into Lake Superior.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

'Pretty sure we didn't get high together': Missouri cop responds to wrong number text with photo An officer with the Winfield Police Department in Missouri responded to a text from a person who said, "We got high together girl."        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

How 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' changed the primetime TV rulebook Twenty years ago, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" took primetime by storm, during what was traditionally a quiet time in the month before the start of the fall TV season. While the quiz show recently ended its run, its impact continues to ripple through television, having opened the floodgates to al...
17:26 2019-08-14

Alleged Christchurch mosque gunman sends letter from prison cell New Zealand's prison authority has acknowledged it made a mistake in allowing the alleged Christchurch mosque attacker to send a letter, which later surfaced on 4chan, an online message board known for hosting the views of white supremacists....
17:52 2019-08-14

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
17:52 2019-08-14

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though ESAs are required to remain on the floor per Delta’s rules—while attendants ignored the airl...
17:52 2019-08-14

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporters before heading to a rally in Pennsylvania, Trump said he spoke with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) ab...
17:52 2019-08-14

Russia says radiation levels spiked in area around weapons test explosion Radiation levels near the site of a deadly explosion of an apparent nuclear-powered missile being tested in Russia spiked by up to 16 times above normal, according to the country’s weather service. The Thursday blast on the coast of the White Sea in Nyonska killed five scientists with Russia’s...
17:52 2019-08-14

Trump unveils sweeping rule targeting immigrants who access social services The rule would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas if they fail to meet high enough income standards or if they receive public assistance such as welfare....
18:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13 2019-08-14

Brazil's Petrobras plans to sell 15 of the 26 power plants next year- exec Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to sell 15 of the 26 power plants it owns, Petrobras head of downstream, Anelise Lara, said on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-08-14

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

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said....
18:13 2019-08-14

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

Macy's not looking to raise prices if new tariffs imposed: CEO Macy's Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Gennette said on Wednesday that the department store chain would not raise prices on products if the Trump administration goes ahead with its latest 10% tariffs....
18:13 2019-08-14

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector’s edition revealed News 14 Aug, 2019 The Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith arrives as a special limited edition run-out model, and will be limited to just 50 examples...
18:39 2019-08-14

Delicious New Books for Food-Focused Travelers These cookbooks and culinary guides—to Paris, Tokyo, Rome, southern Italy and the unsung Black Sea region—reveal the quirks and character of each place, dish by dish....
18:39 2019-08-14

Homeless man kicks dog 15 feet in air, collapsing dog's lung, displacing heart, police say A homeless man who allegedly kicked a small dog so hard the pup was launched 15 feet and suffered a collapsed lung and displaced heart was arrested after the shocking attack at a California beach....
18:39 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues Ghislaine Maxwell, 3 others; says Epstein 'forcefully raped' her at 15 A woman who says accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein "forcefully raped" her when she was 15 years old, filed a lawsuit Wednesday morning against Manhattan socialite and alleged Epstein "madam" Ghislaine Maxwell — along with three other unidentified individuals — claiming the group conspired to ma...
18:39 2019-08-14

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

Focus turns to British socialite in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's death The death of Jeffrey Epstein in prison from an apparent suicide has further shone the spotlight on the wealthy financier's rich and famous former associates....
19:00 2019-08-14

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines' Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their own hands....
19:00 2019-08-14

Paco Navarro, 82, Seductive Voice of Disco on New York Radio, Dies He became one of the city’s highest-rated disc jockeys when he moved from Spanish-language radio to WKTU in 1978, when the station adopted a disco format....
19:00 2019-08-14

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
19:00 2019-08-14

Nandi, the elephant to celebrate fifth birthday Sunday Nandi the elephant will celebrate her fifth birthday on Sun, Aug. 18. Courtesy: Reid Park Zoo TUCSON – Have you herd? African elephant Nandi will soon be celebrating her fifth birthday at Reid Park Zoo. Nandi’s Fifth Birthday Bash will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sun, Aug. 18 at Reid Park Zoo Exped...
19:00 2019-08-14

Man boards plane without ticket, deploys emergency slide at Sky Harbor PHOENIX — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he accessed a restricted area at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and activated a plane’s emergency slide. Police said a passenger saw Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir entering the secure area of Terminal 2 from the closed jetway on the airfield at...
19:00 2019-08-14

Finally, a Proper AirPods Competitor The first time I picked up the Jaybird Vista truly wireless earbuds, a thought started looping through my head: These things are impossibly tiny and light. Even the case is pocket-sized. The sheer portability reminded me of AirPods, but there’s an essential distinction. The new Jaybird earbuds are p...
19:00 2019-08-14

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’ Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom....
19:26 2019-08-14

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

| Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department has said....
19:26 2019-08-14

Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
19:52 2019-08-14

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
19:52 2019-08-14

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

Campaigner loses legal battle over Johnson's EU bus claim A campaigner trying to bring a private prosecution against the prime minister over his controversial EU referendum bus claim has lost a bid to take his fight to the Supreme Court....
19:52 2019-08-14

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithms so mysterious, there’s no way to know if it’s de...
20:13 2019-08-14

Neera Tanden Is the Last Person You Should Ask About Journalistic Independence On MSNBC’s Meet the Press Tuesday, panelists discussed presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his perceived influence over the Washington Post, which Bezos owns. Neera Tanden, the excessively online (she blocked me ages ago) president of the Cent...
20:13 2019-08-14

What's on Your Desk Right Now, and Why Is It There? Here’s what’s on my desk right now, from left to right: one laptop, one mug of tea (on a trivet), one notebook and pen, one smartphone (on silent, turned face-down), two bike lights that need charging, and one pothos plant....
20:13 2019-08-14

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
20:13 2019-08-14

What to do when the robocalls won't stop You recognize it the moment you pick up the phone. The quiet beat before a clearly pre-recorded message speaks ominously about your social security number getting cancelled. Or perhaps it's a call trying to sell you health insurance, or a getaway vac......
20:13 2019-08-14

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Groups will be "private" or "public." Facebook claims this will simplify who can find a Group and see its memb......
20:13 2019-08-14

THQ Nordic says a new Saints Row game is 'deep in development' THQ Nordic had plenty of updates about upcoming games from its sprawling empire in its latest earnings report. Perhaps the most notable is that its Volition studio is "deep in development" on a new Saints Row game. It didn't offer any information on......
20:13 2019-08-14

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

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette: Shoppers have 'no appetite' for price increases from looming tariffs "We are working with our sourcing and tariff partners to mitigate the risk between vendors and our margins," CEO Jeff Gennette told CNBC in an interview Wednesday morning....
20:13 2019-08-14

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

This Version of Ticket To Ride Only Takes 15 Minutes, And Has Never Been Cheaper Ticket To Ride is one of my favorite board games, but sometimes, you don’t have a full hour to dedicate to a game. Enter Ticket to Ride Express: New York City 1960, which replaces the country or continent-spanning map of the main game with a map of lower Manhattan....
20:13 2019-08-14

Richard Linklater on why Where'd You Go, Bernadette is a coming of age story As the director of films like Boyhood, Richard Linklater is no stranger to the coming of age tale. Typically, though, a coming of age movie features a teen coming into their own as an adult, summarily figuring out their place in the big, bad world....
20:13 2019-08-14

Roberto Minervini turns his camera on Black Southern life in a striking new documentary There’s good reason to be skeptical of white filmmakers taking on the Black experience. But if Green Book, as a recent and obvious example, demonstrated the pitfalls of trying to tell someone else’s story, What You Gonna Do When The World’s On Fire? shows that it’s not impossible to do it respectful...
20:13 2019-08-14

Love, Christmas, and London reunite in the trailer for Paul Feig's Last Christmas, starring Emilia Clarke Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding is the Natalie Portman to Emilia Clarke’s Zach Braff in Last Christmas, a soul-warming new holi-comedy that doubles as the permission you needed to put up your Christmas tree. Bridesmaids director Paul Feig helmed the romance, which comes from a script by actress...
20:13 2019-08-14

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change....
20:13 2019-08-14

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

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
20:13 2019-08-14

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

Apple defends iPhone ‘unauthorized’ battery warning as a safety feature iPhones running iOS 12 and later now indicate battery replacements with 'unauthorized' parts, an Apple-defended practice that has irked indie repair shops.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Mason raises $25 million to expedite enterprise hardware development Mason, a startup developing a platform that expedites enterprise mobile hardware time to market, raised $25 million in series A funding led by Coatue.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

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

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

Tencent’s PC gaming business was down 9% in Q2 Tencent reported its quarterly earnings, and its PC games deivision is generating less money than last year. But that sluggishiness could wear off.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

California shootout: Officer killed by gunman to be mourned by highway patrol Bells will toll Wednesday during a solemn California Highway Patrol ceremony for an officer killed this week.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

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

A look at the global fintech landscape and how countries are embracing digital disruption in financial services This is a preview of the “Global Fintech Landscape” premium research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence Since sprouting in the US and UK arou...
20:39 2019-08-14

Former Disney Channel actress Bella Thorne to direct Pornhub film about star-crossed lovers Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images Actress, author and musician Bella Thorne joined Pornhub's Visionaries Director's Series with "Her & Him," which tells the Romeo and Juliet-like story of two star-crossed lovers. The film will also be shown at The Odenburg Film Festival in Germany from Sept. 11 to Sept. 1...
20:39 2019-08-14

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was fired from her job after announcing her transition...
20:39 2019-08-14

Inside Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron's Romance: "They're Having a Lot of Fun" Meeting the friends! Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron's budding romance appears to be getting more serious. The Bachelorette alum and the supermodel, who have been sparking relationship......
20:39 2019-08-14

Sorry, But Nikki Bella Won't Double Date With Ex John Cena Nikki Bella may have found love with Dancing With the Stars' Artem Chigvintsev a year after splitting from John Cena, but that doesn't necessarily mean she wants to hang out with her......
20:39 2019-08-14

Cameron Boyce's Parents Recall Final Moments Before His Sudden Death During First Sit-Down Interview It was supposed to be an evening like any other. In early July, Victor and Libby Boyce went out to eat with their son Cameron Boyce. "It was a completely normal, beautiful family......
20:39 2019-08-14

Vicki and Tamra Have Two Very Different Opinions on The Real Housewives of Orange County's Braunwyn My how things change. In a preview of the Tuesday, Aug. 20 episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Shannon Beador Storms, who traditionally clashes with every single newcomer on the......
20:39 2019-08-14

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

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
21:00 2019-08-14

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

Soul Searching Among Hong Kong Protesters After Chaos at Airport After violent scenes on Tuesday, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one social post read....
21:26 2019-08-14

Labour bloc plans 'radical' move to push through Brexit deal Call for ‘dramatic intervention’ to thwart no-deal Brexit by passing withdrawal agreementLabour MPs opposed to a second referendum are considering a “radical and dramatic intervention” to make clear to Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson they are prepared to vote for a Brexit deal, with one estimating t...
21:26 2019-08-14

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Permit will depend on climbers having ascended at least one 6,500-metre Nepalese peakAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable training, a high-level commission for the Nepalese government has ruled.The recommendation was issue...
21:26 2019-08-14

Ohio State University, home of Buckeyes, applies to trademark the word 'the' College was originally known as The Ohio State UniversityMove likely to be related to school’s popular football teamOhio State University wants to trademark the word “the” when used as part of the school’s name on university merchandise. The Columbus Dispatch reports the school submitted a trademark...
21:26 2019-08-14

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

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, more than 90 minutes away from her home. She was – ...
21:26 2019-08-14

NSW police say USB drive discovered on alleged Sydney stabbing attacker – video NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media in Sydney about the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD. The western Sydney man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old woman at the Hotel CBD about 2pm and then tried to...
21:26 2019-08-14

Tesla exec turnover worse among Musk reports, analyst says Tesla’s executive turnover is higher than major Silicon Valley-based technology companies and is particularly acute among those reporting to CEO Elon Musk, according to a new Bernstein report....
21:26 2019-08-14

CDK settles Cox Automotive lawsuit, reports quarterly net loss Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. CDK recorded a $90 million accrual for litigation in the quarter, part of which included the Cox resolution and the rest a reserve for remaining cases....
21:26 2019-08-14

Former NIADA President Andrew Gabler indicted on fraud charges Gabler, who owned Lakeside Chevrolet-Buick in Erie County, Pa., and a former finance manager at the dealership were accused of reporting bogus sales and failing to repay the floorplan provider....
21:26 2019-08-14

ShowBiz Minute: A$AP Rocky, Domingo, BTS A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden, given provisional sentence; Placido Domingo events cancelled amid scandal; BTS to take a brief break        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

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

Dow plummets 700 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Ford extends warranty on Focus and Fiesta clutches, will reimburse customers for repairs Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is extending its warranty for 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars and will reimburse owners who paid for repairs.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

All Avenue stores closing, liquidation now underway Plus-size retailer the Avenue will close its 222 stores in 33 states, according to a press release from liquidation company Hilco Merchant Resources.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Left Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, a Republican who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was attempting to explain his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
21:52 2019-08-14

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

Patrick Stewart Might Be Responsible for How We All Say Data Now Pop culture can have a huge effect on society, influencing how we dress, what we eat, what we say (“hasta la vista, baby”), and even how we pronounce certain words. Brent Spiner believes the way we all say the word “data” now was directly influenced by his Star Trek: The Next Generation co-star Patr...
22:13 2019-08-14

Alexi Lalas Should Think Less Wouldn’t you know it! Alexi Lalas, the guy who said “damn right, I’m gonna stand,” and implied that players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial inequality would be the same as a player wearing a MAGA hat during the national anthem, has more half-baked political takes....
22:13 2019-08-14

Terry Rozier, After Celebrating Becoming A Knick, Upon Offer To Not Play For The Knicks: "We Gonna Have To Take That One" After the NBA draft lottery, dread seeped into my bones and I predicted the Knicks’ pipe dreams of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Zion Williamson would turn into Bobby Portis, Terry Rozier, and DeMarcus Cousins. The Knicks did strike out in spectacular fashion, although that specific forecast went ...
22:13 2019-08-14

The Athletic Can't Stop Humping Useless Butter Coffee Here’s a question: What would happen if you combined the vapidity of ubiquitous trend pieces about athletes eating and drinking things with the cravenness of brand subservience? You’d probably end up with something like this article from The Athletic....
22:13 2019-08-14

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

The Cubs Were Screwed By The Worst Strike Three Call Of The Season, Maybe Of All Time Maybe it’s time to let our robot umpire overlords reign supreme. At the very least, Cubs fans would be well within their rights in calling for the technology that will, in theory if not yet in practice, remove human error from strikes and balls, after Chicago was on the wrong end of one of the worst...
22:13 2019-08-14

Fidelity Investments wins court battle with IRS over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treated coal....
22:13 2019-08-14

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to 6 years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
22:13 2019-08-14

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that American alleges were the result of an "illegal work slowdown."...
22:39 2019-08-14

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
22:39 2019-08-14

| Dobson hails Scarra Bok inclusion as 'really great story' Western Province coach John Dobson is delighted for Scarra Ntubeni after the hooker was named in the Springbok matchday 23 for a potential Test debut....
23:00 2019-08-14

| Mzansi Super League announces impressive line-up of marquee stars The Mzansi Super League has announced a glittering line-up of marquee star players, both South African and international, for the second edition of the tournament....
23:00 2019-08-14

Rapper A$AP Rocky Is Convicted of Assault in Sweden, Won't Face Prison American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden but won’t serve prison time after a trial marked by an intervention by President Trump, who urged the country’s government to release the artist....
23:00 2019-08-14

How Music Festivals Became a Massive Business in the 50 Years Since Woodstock Sleeping in a tent for days to catch a glimpse of Beyoncé making history at Coachella. Crowding into a park for a surprise performance that turns out to be Dolly Parton at the Newport Folk Festival. As music festivals have taken off in popularity, these kids of experiences have become a key f...
23:00 2019-08-14

Come and See Game of Thrones’ The Mountain Lift Ed Sheeran Over His Head In the past, the sight of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane lifting up a fellow Game of Thrones actor has frequently served as a cue for fans to cover their eyes. But during a weekend run-in with Ed Sheeran — who played an unnamed Lannister soldier in Thrones‘ season 7 premiere &...
23:00 2019-08-14

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

Report: Tsai to buy remainder of Nets franchise Joseph Tsai plans to buy the remainder of the Brooklyn Nets from Mikhail Prokhorov and become sole owner of the NBA franchise, the New York Post reported Wednesday....
23:00 2019-08-14

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

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators there.The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese autho...
23:26 2019-08-14

Jupiter may have had a head-on collision with a massive protoplanet Enlarge (credit: K. Suda & Y. Akimoto/Mabuchi Design Office) Planet-forming disks start out as a mix of dust and gas, but the gas doesn't stick around for long. As the star at their center ignites, the radiation it emits starts driving off the gas, eventually leaving a disk with nothing but dust b...
23:26 2019-08-14

Nancy Pelosi warns 'no chance' of trade deal between US and UK if Brexit puts Good Friday agreement at risk US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is "no chance" of a US-UK trade deal passing through Congress if Brexit puts the Good Friday agreement at risk....
23:52 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg sets sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
23:52 2019-08-14

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal Brexit rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
23:52 2019-08-14

Bus driver suspended after 'refusing to drive bus with gay pride flag on because it promoted homosexuality' A bus driver who reportedly refused to drive a double-decker bus with gay pride colours on because it "promoted homosexuality" has been suspended from work....
23:52 2019-08-14

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

‘Massive’ great white shark flirts with family’s boat off Cape Cod A Massachusetts family is reliving their breathless encounter with a great white shark estimated to be up to 17 feet long during a boating trip on Cape Cod Bay, saying the behemoth “definitely wasn’t scared” by their presence. Siblings Sean and Serena Colbert were returning from Provincetown to Plym...
23:52 2019-08-14

Relationship Goals: John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Have Both Had Their Consciousness Uploaded Into The Same Smart Fridge If you weren’t already cursing yourself for not having a perfect relationship like Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, you’re going to start after reading this. The greatest couple in the history of couples just somehow found a way to make their perfect relationship even more perfect by having their con...
23:52 2019-08-14

Found: World-readable database used to secure buildings around the globe Enlarge / Passwords stored in a database for BioStar 2. (credit: vpnMentor) Researchers said they have found a publicly accessible database containing almost 28 million records—including plain-text passwords, face photos, and personal information—that was used to secure buildings around the world....
23:52 2019-08-14

AT&T and T-Mobile fight Caller ID spoofing with number verification system Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tero Vesalainen) AT&T and T-Mobile announced a joint anti-robocall initiative today, but they didn't promise any new call-blocking capabilities for their customers. The carriers made a big deal of the partnership, saying in an announcement that they "put differences...
23:52 2019-08-14

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

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

Everything You Need To Know About Destiny 2’s New Armor System On a livestream Wednesday afternoon, Bungie showed off its forthcoming overhaul of Destiny 2’s armor system that will come when the Shadowkeep expansion arrives October 1. It’s a pretty thorough rework of how armor works in the game—and while it’s sorely needed, it might make Destiny even more of a ...
00:13 2019-08-15

U.S. climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
00:13 2019-08-15

Two Novartis Researchers Exit Amid Data Scandal Novartis has replaced two research executives at the unit that makes Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, in the wake of a data-manipulation scandal that surfaced recently....
00:13 2019-08-15

Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms Sealed Air Corp. has dismissed audit firm Ernst & Young and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers, citing dissatisfaction over the audit-firm selection process and a possibility it could be forced by the government to change auditors, the company disclosed....
00:13 2019-08-15

Amazon launches program to donate unsold products, after reports millions being destroyed The new Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Donations program is meant to encourage third-party sellers to donate unsold inventory, rather than having Amazon destroy it....
00:39 2019-08-15

'I'm the GM of the New York Yankees' — Watch cops pull guns on Brian Cashman The video shows New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman last Friday calmly exiting his car at a Darien, Connecticut, gas station, with his hands raised in the air, as the officer yells at the baseball executive to get out....
00:39 2019-08-15

Coach accuses team that advanced to Little League World Series of stealing signs: 'Disgusting' The manager of the Goffstown, New Hampshire, Little League team accused players from Barrington, Rhode Island, squad of stealing signs. 'Disgusting.'       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

MLB playoff push: Here are the NL teams that will be playing in October SportsPulse: We are just six weeks away from playoff baseball. Our MLB insider Bob Nightengale predicts who in the NL will be playing October baseball.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

| The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role....
00:39 2019-08-15

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
00:39 2019-08-15

Rahul Gandhi Writes To RBI Governor, Seeks Relief For Kerala Farmers Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, urging that the moratorium on repayment of crop loans be extended to December 31 for farmers in Kerala in the wake of floods......
00:39 2019-08-15

Uefa Super Cup 2019 highlights: Liverpool vs Chelsea in pictures - goals and action from Istanbul The Uefa Super Cup may not be a priority trophy for either Liverpool or Chelsea this season, but neither side will want to leave Istanbul on the losing side tonight....
00:39 2019-08-15

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
00:39 2019-08-15

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
01:00 2019-08-15

Trump Incorrectly Has Insisted ‘China’s Paying the Tariffs’ President Trump has stated that China is paying for all or most of the tariffs on Chinese imports. On Tuesday, the Trump administration said it would delay the tariffs until after this year’s holiday spending....
01:00 2019-08-15

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Gannett, GateHouse parent New Media offer more details, aim to offset merger concerns Amid concerns about the merger of GateHouse Media and Gannett, owner of USA TODAY, the companies issued new details in a filing with the SEC.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
01:00 2019-08-15

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. Rattled investors are so desperate for a safe place to park their savings that they are paying for the privilege of lending money to European companies and governments....
01:00 2019-08-15

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
01:00 2019-08-15

Alibaba's Tsai nears deal to buy rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets: source Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is nearing a deal to buy the 51% stake he does not already own in the U.S. basketball team Brooklyn Nets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
01:00 2019-08-15

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

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

British Airways testing VR headsets for first-class passengers this year Enlarge / Ars editor Sam Machkovech donning an Oculus Go headset. This isn't the headset British Airways will use, but it serves a similar function. (credit: Sam Machkovech) Plane travel can be a hassle at best and a panic-inducing experience at worst. But passengers who get anxious around takeoff...
01:26 2019-08-15

Antawn Jamison returns to Wizards as director of pro personnel Jamison, a two-time all-star over his six years in Washington, will join the staff headed by Johnny Rogers, the newly hired vice president of pro personnel, in NBA and G League scouting....
01:26 2019-08-15

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Tarantino's last word? Discuss with spoilers This vibrant riff on Tinseltown toys with myths, lost stars and timelines to spin an engaging yarn. What more do you want?This article contains spoilers about Once Upon a Time in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino, the ur-Gen X movie geek director, has, for some time, suggested that he wants to make 10 film...
01:52 2019-08-15

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of interest case, a watchdog ruled on Wednesday.According...
01:52 2019-08-15

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most alarming: Most were teenagers and young adults. “The teenagers that we’ve seen have all presented with what looks like an infection,” sa...
01:52 2019-08-15

Real-Life Drama Is Making Bachelor in Paradise Both Better and Worse At the Same Time At this point, Stagecoach Festival is practically a cast member on Bachelor in Paradise. The majority of the drama that has happened so far in season six started somewhere around that......
01:52 2019-08-15

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

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

I might never watch Netflix again unless I’m watching in this awesome new app You know how HBO’s slogan is “it’s not TV, it’s HBO”? That statement wasn’t just a slogan for so many years, it was the truth. HBO shows were in a league of their own, offering writing and production value that had no equal. These days, however, HBO isn’t wh...
02:13 2019-08-15

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence abates during truce, and disarmament conference’s...
02:13 2019-08-15

Amazon to save merchandise from the trash, donating items instead in a new program Starting in September, Amazon will kick off a new program that will keep unsold and returned items out of the trash, donating them to charity instead.       ...
02:13 2019-08-15

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

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was still going on as of 8:30 p.m., according to officials. The cops were conducting a drug raid on a house in Philly’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood when a male...
03:00 2019-08-15

Avoid Plagiarism With Google's New Assignments Tool Google is making it easier for teachers to crack down on cheaters this year, as well as for students to make sure they’re not accidentally copying someone else’s work....
03:00 2019-08-15

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

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

The best Netflix series in the US (August 2019): fantastic Netflix shows Best Netflix Shows: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best shows and TV series you can stream on Netflix in the United States. These days Netflix plays host to some of the best TV shows on the planet, bar none. From originals like Stranger Things and Orange is the New Black, to syndicate...
03:26 2019-08-15

Quantrill, Padres beat Rays for 1st time since 2010 Cal Quantrill contributed with his arm and bat as the San Diego Padres beat Tampa Bay for the first time in over nine years, topping the Rays 7-2       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Installing an SSD in a Windows 10 laptop is both the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done As the designated tech guy around the house, I knew even before my parents told me that their Windows 10 laptop is getting slower and slower that I had to swap the original hard drive with one of the solid-state variety, or SSD as they’re called. Having done the same thing to MacBook Pros year...
03:26 2019-08-15

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

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

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s beaches did not, as some had believed, foretell a sei...
03:26 2019-08-15

US "Deeply Concerned" By Chinese Paramilitary Reports On Hong Kong Border The United States said Wednesday that it was concerned about movements of Chinese forces on the border with Hong Kong and urged Beijing to honor the territory's autonomy as pro-democracy protests......
03:52 2019-08-15

Footballer Emiliano Sala, Pilot "Exposed To Carbon Monoxide" Before Crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and the pilot flying his plane when it crashed were likely exposed to "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide, investigators announced on Wednesday....
03:52 2019-08-15

Massive Wildfire On Greek Island, Several Villages Evacuated Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia were still battling Wednesday to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities....
03:52 2019-08-15

Officer-involved shooting in Tucson, armed man shot by officer TUCSON – Tucson Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday morning. It happened near Ft. Lowell Park on the 5700 block of East Glenn Street. According to Tucson Police, officers were speaking with an adult female, when an adult male started making suicidal t...
04:13 2019-08-15

Community honors heroes on Navajo Code Talkers Day PHOENIX (KPNX) – On July 28 1982, President Ronald Reagan designated August 14 as Navajo Code Talkers Day. Reagan called it a day dedicated to “all members of the Navajo Nation and to all Native Americans who gave their special talents and their lives so that others might live.” &#...
04:13 2019-08-15

New tax data reveals Australians hold $100bn in offshore accounts More than 1.6m accounts identified in data shared with Australian authorities by 65 countries including tax havensIndividual Australians hold more than $100bn offshore, spread across more than 1.6m accounts, according to new taxation office data collected under an international cooperation agreement...
04:13 2019-08-15

Mexico to penalize creators of TV series seen as 'dirty campaign' against president Mexico's top electoral court said on Wednesday it would penalize the creators of a TV series after ruling that they had broken election laws by promoting a "dirty campaign" against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador when he was a candidate....
04:13 2019-08-15

Canada's Trudeau accepts he breached ethics rules, refuses to apologize Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday accepted a watchdog's report that he breached ethics rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case but refused to apologize, saying he had been trying to defend jobs....
04:13 2019-08-15

Accused New Zealand gunman's letter from jail circulates online The gunman accused of killing 51 people in New Zealand has written several letters from jail expressing his political and social views, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to say that should never have been allowed....
04:13 2019-08-15

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

UK's Labour vows to bring down PM Johnson and delay Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party has urged rebel lawmakers in the ruling Conservatives to help block a no-deal Brexit by bringing down Prime Minister Boris Johnson's administration and allowing its leader Jeremy Corbyn to form a caretaker government....
04:13 2019-08-15

Founder's grip on WeWork may be hard for investors to stomach Investors in the upcoming initial public offering of WeWork's parent, The We Company, are being asked to lower their standards for corporate governance beyond what other technology startups have demanded, securities law experts said on Wednesday....
04:13 2019-08-15

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0268 — weaker than expected China's official midpoint reference for the yuan was set at 7.0268 per the U.S. dollar on Thursday — stronger than Wednesday's fixing, but it was weaker than what analysts had forecast....
04:13 2019-08-15

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

Hair removal can be a struggle for some trans women but this electrologist can help Trans women often struggle with hair removal, so Siobhan set up her own clinic in Manchester providing electrolysis - the only form of permanent hair removal....
04:39 2019-08-15

Spelunky 2 misses its 2019 release window Spelunky 2 was supposed to launch in 2019, but it's no longer going to make that release-date window. Developer Mossmouth announced the delay on Twitter.Read More...
04:39 2019-08-15

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inversions have historically been a sign that a recess...
05:00 2019-08-15

Trump tells China to address Hong Kong protests before talking trade Donald Trump has suggested China resolve ongoing tension with Hong Kong before hashing out a trade deal with the US. The remarks follow his decision earlier this week to postpone imposing further tariffs on Beijing....
05:00 2019-08-15

Argentina's Macri attempts to thwart economic plunge Argentine President Mauricio Macri is trying to to lessen the impact of an economic crisis ahead of his re-election bid in October. The country is suffering from a deep recession and massive inflation....
05:00 2019-08-15

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

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours....
05:00 2019-08-15

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
05:00 2019-08-15

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
05:00 2019-08-15

Denmark mulls tighter border checks with Sweden after Copenhagen bombing A Swedish man has been arrested and an arrest warrant issued for another over the bombing of a government agency in Copenhagen. Denmark said it was considering strengthening border controls with Sweden in response....
05:00 2019-08-15

Human-sized penguin fossils found in New Zealand Fossils in New Zealand have led to the discovery of a new species of giant penguin that could grow up to 1.6 meters tall. The penguin's closest relative is another giant penguin that was found in Antarctica....
05:00 2019-08-15

Germans are drinking more alcohol-free beer Non-alcoholic beer has long been on the drinks menu in Germany. But the once ridiculed beverage is becoming increasingly popular. Are Germans sobering up?...
05:00 2019-08-15

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

Italy's Salvini suffers a setback in bid to topple government quickly Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini failed to force a no-confidence vote in parliament this week. Salvini is aiming for fresh elections, to capitalize on his right-wing League party's soaring popularity....
05:00 2019-08-15

German climate protesters block train carrying Volkswagen cars Dozens of climate protesters tied themselves to a train track in front of a freight train to protest the German government's 'failed climate policy.'...
05:00 2019-08-15

There’s suddenly hope Mets’ Jed Lowrie can play this season ATLANTA — Jed Lowrie is forgotten (almost), but not gone. The veteran infielder — who still hasn’t appeared in a game for the Mets after arriving on a two-year contract worth $20 million last offseason — has increased his workouts to the point he’s running, fielding and hitting in simulated games, a...
05:26 2019-08-15

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

Man dead after taco-eating contest at minor league game RESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresno Sheriff spokesman Tony Botti said. An autopsy on...
05:26 2019-08-15

Carmelo Anthony playing pick-up with Nets players is just that Former Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been working out with a host of Nets players in Los Angeles. But sources tell The Post that’s all it is, pick-up games with friends, and not a sign that Anthony is Brooklyn-bound. Anthony, who is a free agent, has been participating in scrimmages and...
05:26 2019-08-15

South Korean leader Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
05:26 2019-08-15

Off-duty NYPD officer found dead in Queens, force's ninth suicide this year A veteran officer with the New York Police Department was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday, becoming the ninth officer this year to commit suicide....
05:52 2019-08-15

Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made public for the very first time in more than 275 suit...
05:52 2019-08-15

Bronx NYCHA complex has been depending on generators for a month While City Hall demands answers from Con Edison following the summer’s blackouts, residents of a Bronx public housing complex have spent the last month depending on generators to keep their lights on. Officials at the city’s embattled Housing Authority could not provide a timeline Wednes...
05:52 2019-08-15

Judge eases security on accused CIA leaker Joshua Schulte Judge Paul Crotty ruled Wednesday that Schulte, an ex-CIA technician accused of slipping classified documents to Wikileaks, can now have monitored contact with non-immediate family members....
05:52 2019-08-15

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

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPass tolls and fees, the Department of Investigation ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Owners of kitty swiped by nanny win custody — and have change of heart “We have no plans for euthanization at this time,” Julie Berman told The Post. “As long as he isn’t suffering we’ll continue to work on a treatment plan for him.”...
05:52 2019-08-15

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

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

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

What's Real? What's Not? Separating BH90210 Fact From Fiction When Fox announced BH90210, no one really quite understood what it would be. Sure, we knew that it would reunite the original, beloved stars of Beverly Hills, 90210 for a limited series......
05:52 2019-08-15

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

|Moyovs.OldMutual:5reasonswhythecorporatewarfarecontinues The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg will on Friday hear round two of the legal battle between on-and-off again Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo and the company. This time about whether he can in fact be reinstated with immediate effect as the court previously ruled....
06:13 2019-08-15

This couple has been eating their wedding cake for nearly 50 years It’s tradition for couples to freeze the top tier of their wedding cake and tuck into a slice on their one-year anniversary. David and Anne Cowburn have taken it a little further. On every anniversary for the past 49 years, the West Grove, Pa., couple has enjoyed a slice of their wedding cake — or.....
06:13 2019-08-15

Cramer's lightning round: Expect a 'little more weakness' in this group "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
06:13 2019-08-15

Trump’s Policy Could Alter the Face of the American Immigrant The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor....
06:39 2019-08-15

Hong Kong protesters move back to the streets Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong shifted out of the airport and back into the streets on Wednesday — as the Chinese appeared to amass paramilitary vehicles in a nearby sports arena. Heavily armed Hong Kong police faced off with civilians Wednesday night outside a police station in the reside...
07:00 2019-08-15

After trade from Celtics to Suns, Aron Baynes lists Mass. manse Aron Baynes, a former Celtic now playing for the Phoenix Suns, is listing his home in Newton, Mass., for $1.69 million. The newly renovated home at 18 Walnut Park is smart-wired and includes 12-foot ceilings and a chef’s kitchen. The listing brokers are Douglas Elliman’s George and Manuel Sarkis. Ra...
07:26 2019-08-15

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

Pujols sets record for hits by foreign-born player Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs on Wednesday and set the major league record for hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates....
07:26 2019-08-15

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

Global stocks spooked, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks slid and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could prove a herald of recession globally....
07:52 2019-08-15

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
07:52 2019-08-15

Sealife encounters around the world: readers’ travel tips Colourful rockpools, the sight of orcas hunting under the aurora borealis and huge skies full of sea birds have left our tipsters in awe at the wonders of the marine worldThis May, my boyfriend and I took a boat trip to the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland. We were hoping to see some s...
08:13 2019-08-15

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in a 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Tropical Atlantic, including Gulf of Mexico, may soon spring to life AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks....
08:13 2019-08-15

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
08:13 2019-08-15

Talks between women's team, US Soccer end without resolution Players for the World Cup champion women's national team say mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation in their dispute over equal pay are over       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

CEO Scott Borgerson denies he’s dating Epstein pal Ghislaine Maxwell The man rumored to be dating Jeffrey Epstein’s former lover and alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell has completely denied any romance between the pair. Maxwell has been reportedly living with tech CEO Scott Borgerson at his Manchester, Massachusetts home, according to the Daily Mail. But Borgerson...
08:39 2019-08-15

Autopsy finds Jeffrey Epstein had several broken neck bones Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy determined the convicted pedophile suffered multiple broken neck bones, according to a report. One of Epstein’s breaks was to the hyoid bone, an injury that experts told the Washington Post is more common in homicide victims. The discoveries were disclosed to the pape...
08:39 2019-08-15

Journalists to make charitable ‘pitches’ in East Hampton softball game Play ball! The 71st Annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game is coming up on Aug. 17, and the Writers, hoping to keep their three-year winning streak intact, are importing former NY Ranger star Ron Duguay to bolster the lineup at the event — held at historic Herrick Park in East Hampton. “He...
12:39 2019-08-16

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a September listing on the Hong Kong exchange as rec...
12:39 2019-08-16

Airlines might rebrand 737 Max, even if Boeing doesn’t Major airlines all over the globe have a serious problem on their hands, and it’s not just the fact that the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded months after a pair of deadly crashes claimed hundreds of lives. Once the defunct planes are once again deemed sky-worthy, airlines will have to convince...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

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

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of India figures show....
12:39 2019-08-16

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

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

Whitney Cummings reveals the important lesson working on 'Roseanne' taught her Whitney Cummings served as executive producer for ABC's 2018 "Roseanne" reboot during the show's first season before making the decision to walk away.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook have 'a very unconventional marriage,' don't live together yet "Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook celebrated their first year of marriage in June, and will "eventually" move in together.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Authorities impose tight curbs in Indian Kashmir for Friday prayers Indian authorities imposed strict restrictions in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar ahead of Friday prayers to prevent any protests, though the government in New Delhi said curbs on movement and communications will be lifted in the next few days....
12:39 2019-08-16

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
12:39 2019-08-16

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

Not for sale: Danish MPs ridicule idea of Trump buying Greenland Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States following reports that President Donald Trump had privately discussed the idea of buying the world's biggest island with his advisers....
12:39 2019-08-16

Dave Chappelle Netflix 2019: Will ‘Sticks & Stones’ tickle funny bones? He’s back — and in the middle of nowhere. “This is Dave,” says Morgan Freeman in the one-minute trailer released Thursday to hype Dave Chappelle’s new Netflix stand-up “comedy event.” As the comedian trudges through the desert in an extremely long T-shirt, everybo...
12:39 2019-08-16

‘Good Boys’ review: R-rated kid flick is a raunchy laugh riot As the aunt of a 12-year-old boy, I constantly stress over what’s appropriate: a carelessly dropped F-bomb can have me feeling guilty for days. But after “Good Boys,” I’m wondering if I’ve been overcautious. From the writing-directing team of Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg (co-writers on “Bad Tea...
12:39 2019-08-16

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

How much does it cost to get your kid into college? It could be a whole lot Parents wanting to get their kids into college may end up paying a lot for tutors, sports and music lessons, but there are shortcuts       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

New Sept. 1 China tariffs could include these Apple products New 10% levy on Chinese imports runs the gamut from film cameras, golf balls and ducks. Apple's higher priced computers and phones could be hit later.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

This Sony and Sennheiser headphone bundle will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Bro bling? Tiffany introduces men's jewelry collection Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

PicoBrew's BrewBags Put You In Control Of Your Beer (Or Cold Brew Coffee) PicoBrew has morphed the Pico C beer brewing appliance into a completely custom beer and coldbrew coffee brewer that’s consistently easy to use and maintain. It also happens to make mass quantities of the best coldbrew coffee I’ve ever tasted....
12:39 2019-08-16

Tennessee Just Executed the Third Person by Electric Chair in Less Than a Year Tennessee executed Stephen Michael West on Thursday night, making him the third person executed by electric chair in the state since November. The Tennessee Department of Correction announced the 56 year old’s death time as 7:27 p.m. CST....
12:39 2019-08-16

Maybe Steny Hoyer Should Keep Ilhan Omar's Name Out of His Mouth House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is one of Israel’s most fervid allies in the Democratic Party, if not all of D.C. Despite being the second-most-powerful Democrat in the House, for example, Hoyer gleefully threw progressive freshman members—including Ilhan Omar—under the bus earlier this year at AI...
12:39 2019-08-16

Bryce Harper's Walk-Off Grand Slam Was Pure Catharsis The Philadelphia Phillies were down to the Chicago Cubs entering the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday night. The Cubs have had a dicey bullpen all season long, so this was by no means a sure thing, but that doesn’t make what happened any less nad-rocking, for all but the most committed Bryce Har...
13:00 2019-08-16

Dammit, DeMarcus Cousins Tore His ACL [Update] After suffering in obscurity on the worst team in pro sports for seven years, getting free from the mess in Sacramento only to tear his Achilles midway through a career season on a playoff-bound squad with another star, and seeing his chance at a ring go up in smoke thanks to a string of brutal inju...
13:00 2019-08-16

Report: MLS Will Expand To St. Louis, Might Not Completely Fleece The City For A Stadium Congratulations, St. Louis! According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the city has successfully thrown enough money around and greased the right wheels to win economic promotion to MLS!...
13:00 2019-08-16