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The idea of the government reviewing inflation targeting in SA's low-growth environment and political threats against the independence of SARB is "a credibility hand grenade with the pin out", says an...

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How to Teach Your Kid to Blow Their Nose There are so many little life skills that we, as adults, have managed to master over the years. How to put on a jacket. How to tie our shoes. How to blow a bubble with our gum and snap our fingers. (Okay, those last two might not really be “life skills,” but they’re important, nonetheless.) And yet,...
07:39 2019-09-12

Why Wasabi Heat Feels Different From Chili Pepper Heat I love hot peppers, but I can’t stand wasabi. Both might be described as “hot” or “spicy,” but they create that feeling in different ways. Here’s how....
07:39 2019-09-12

What's Your Favorite Frugal Hack? What are your go-to frugal hacks? Do you pack your lunch every day, or make your own lattes? Do you put yourself on library hold lists months in advance, so you can be one of the first people to read a new book when it releases? Do you automatically deposit money into your savings and investment acc...
07:39 2019-09-12

Don't Forage If You Don't Know What You're Doing, Dummy We’ve all heard stories of hikers who survived on berries or other wild foods while lost in the woods. Though learning the local edibles is a fine subject of study, there’s a lot of nasty and even deadly stuff waiting out there for the overconfident....
07:39 2019-09-12

South Africa Look To Pick Brains Of IPL Regulars Ahead Of India T20Is Vice-captain Rassie van der Dussen said South Africa will bank on IPL regulars Quinton de Kock and David Miller to lead by example in the tough series in India....
07:39 2019-09-12

Australian and British bloggers arrested 'for flying drone' in Iran named as Jolie King and Mark Firkin A British-Australian woman and her Australian partner who are being held in Iran were reportedly arrested for flying a drone without a licence near the capital Tehran....
07:39 2019-09-12

Vincent Kompany testimonial draws legends to support homelessness charity Injury stops former Manchester City captain from playing but a large crowd came out to see former players, including Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, and to support A Bed Every Night“I don’t feel English but I definitely feel Manc,” Vincent Kompany said on launching his charity testimonial. At the Etiha...
08:00 2019-09-12

Here's what happened when senator confronted world leader over killing Sen. Angus King (I-ME) tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer what happened when he confronted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018....
08:00 2019-09-12

Giants will get close-up look at the QB they passed on When evaluating the quarterbacks in the 2018 draft, Pat Shurmur studied all of the top prospects. After all, the Giants owned the No. 2 overall pick and, though the front office fell in love with Saquon Barkley, the Giants did have 37-year-old Eli Manning and general manager Dave Gettleman understoo...
08:26 2019-09-12

Of course MLB sets the home run record Major League Baseball hitters have punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too — the rec...
08:26 2019-09-12

Actor Banderas says heart attack informed award-winning performance Antonio Banderas says emotional state after suffering a heart attack provided motivation for his Cannes-award winning performance in the Spanish drama 'Pain and Glory.' (Sept. 11)        ...
08:26 2019-09-12

Tonga’s prime minister, who nurtured democracy, dies at 78 Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, who is credited with helping bring democracy to the small Pacific island nation, has died at 78 after suffering pneumonia...
08:52 2019-09-12

Saudi Princess Faces Verdict In French "Beaten Workman" Case A French court will rule Thursday whether a sister of the Saudi crown prince had a hand in the alleged beating of a workman who carried out repairs in her luxury Paris apartment....
08:52 2019-09-12

'What About Atrocities On Us?' Baloch Activists As Pak Raises J&K At UN Pakistan's attempt to corner India on Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva wasstymied by Baloch activists, who spoke out against the atrocities unleashed by the Pakistani......
08:52 2019-09-12

Toronto Film Festival: See Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Zazie Beetz on the red carpet Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm and Zazie Beetz are among stars at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, also known as TIFF.        ...
08:52 2019-09-12

Opinion: NFL must do the right thing and bench Antonio Brown Roger Goodell can show how much the NFL cares about women by putting Antonio Brown on the sideline while investigating rape allegations against him.       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

Report: Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test weeks before the Kentucky Derby According to a report from the New York Times, Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test in the weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby.       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

'We have no choice': Success of Dodgers, Astros has MLB teams scrambling to keep up Los Angeles and Houston have become the gold standard of identifying and developing talent – and that has the rest of the league trying to catch up.       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

Antonio Brown's agent Drew Rosenhaus: 'I'm not going to get into my discussions with the Patriots' Antonio Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, did not disclose whether he discussed the possibility of the lawsuit being filed with the New England Patriots.       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

Moustakas hits 2 HRs, Brewers minus Yelich top Marlins 7-5 Mike Moustakas homered twice, including a tiebreaking, two-run shot in the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Miami Marlins 7-5 in their first game following star outfielder Christian Yelich's season-ending injury       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

Odor HR pushes Texas past AL wild card-leading Rays 10-9 Rougned Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 10-9 to end a six-game winning streak by the Rays       ...
08:52 2019-09-12

Trump touts border wall progress, optimistic after recent court victories President Trump on Wednesday expressed optimism in his effort to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and said recent court victories will help pave a way around “obstructionist Democrats.”...
09:13 2019-09-12

Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, benevolent soup snakes, are launching the Office Ladies podcast Who better to dish on the complex, fast-paced inner workings of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, Inc. than the two most observant employees in the place? Stitcher Radio announced today that Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, who famously played Pam Beasley and Angela Martin in the long-running sitcom, wi...
09:39 2019-09-12

This Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer is some WEAPON-grade nostalgia bait Square Enix has been threatening the planet with a remake of groundbreaking PlayStation RPG Final Fantasy VII for years now, a prospect goosed along periodically by a new image, or side project, or even a new teaser every few years. Now, some real footage from the long-looming Final Fantasy VII Rema...
09:39 2019-09-12

Uzo Aduba is joining the new season of Fargo Although it sometimes lacks the “David Schwimmer is Robert Kardashian” punch of one of Ryan Murphy’s various productions, Noah Hawley’s Fargo remains one of the more exquisitely cast anthology shows on TV. Even beyond the obvious big gets—your Billy Bob Thorntons, your Kirsten Dunsts, your Ewan McGr...
09:39 2019-09-12

Report: Justify failed drug test before Triple Crown Justify failed a drug test one month before the 2018 Kentucky Derby, and the California Horse Racing Board decided to dismiss the case after the colt went on to win the Triple Crown, the New York Times reported Wednesday....
09:39 2019-09-12

Mets collect 9 runs, 11 hits on 9/11 anniversary Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil each homered twice, helping the surging New York Mets stun Diamondbacks ace Robbie Ray and beat Arizona 9-0 Wednesday night....
09:39 2019-09-12

California judge recalled after Brock Turner case loses new job as high school tennis coach Aaron Persky, the former California judge who was ousted by voters in 2018 after receiving harsh backlash over his handling of former Stanford University swimmer and convicted sex offender Brock Turner’s sexual assault trial, lost his new job as a public high school tennis coach Wednesday, school of...
09:39 2019-09-12

Everything you need to know if you're traveling through LAX Here's what you need to know about flying through LAX, from where to eat and shop to locations for nursing rooms and pet-relief areas.       ...
10:00 2019-09-12

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
10:26 2019-09-12

AB InBev set to revive Budweiser Asia IPO with $5 billion float: sources The world's largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev , which shelved a Hong Kong IPO of its Asia Pacific unit in July, is planning to raise about $5 billion from a revived float, people with knowledge of the matter said....
10:26 2019-09-12

| SA golfers tackle tournaments in Amsterdam and Michigan Last week, Mbabane and Hamburg were on the collective minds of South African golfers as tournament destinations. This week, it’s Amsterdam and Michigan....
10:26 2019-09-12

| Im eyes breakthrough win as PGA Tour season begins South Korea's Im Sung-jae will make a quick turnaround from his Rookie of the Year campaign when he tees it up in the first event of the PGA Tour's 2019/20 season....
10:26 2019-09-12

Robert Mugabe's body returns to divided Zimbabwe The body of Zimbabwe founding leader Robert Mugabe has arrived back in the country, to be welcomed with a guard of honor. However, discord prevails over both the former strongman's legacy and his proposed burial site....
10:52 2019-09-12

The changing habits of London's shoppers Ethical shopping is on all of our lips, but fast fashion is still booming. Kate Wills reports on how our complicated relationship with buying clothes is just the tip of the iceberg...
10:52 2019-09-12

Meet the Dover Street Market family On the cusp of Dover Street Market's 15th anniversary, Rachael Dove rounds up the department store's best-loved creatives to reflect on their time with Rei Kawakubo and co — spears, magpies and all...
10:52 2019-09-12

How a $6bn under-sea tunnel changed Europe In the 25 years since it opened, the Channel Tunnel has been hailed as wonder of the modern world and become a vital link between the UK and mainland Europe....
11:13 2019-09-12

Buy Indian stocks, which could see 10% returns in the next 6 months, says Credit Suisse India's markets could "easily see" a 10% return in the next six months, and this could present a buying opportunity for investors, according to Suresh Tantia of Credit Suisse....
11:13 2019-09-12

Friends costume designer Debra McGuire on making the look of a decade She created the looks for six of TV’s best known characters – and influenced the wardrobe of a generation. Here McGuire talks Joey’s jackets, Phoebe’s prints – and finding fame with a young, new crowdRead more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplementFriends...
11:39 2019-09-12

‘I was a dangerous person’: Casey Legler on life as a teenage Olympian – and raging alcoholic At 19, Legler broke the Olympic freestyle swimming record. But she was also an alcoholic and drug dealer who had suffered years of abuse from her trainers. She is surprised she is still alive, she saysOne day, when she was a teenager, Casey Legler woke up with a hangover, then jumped into a pool and...
11:39 2019-09-12

Tata Harrier Now Available With 5-Year Extended Warranty The package covers important maintenance services of the critical parts such as the engine and engine management system, air conditioning system, transmission system and gear box, fuel system and fuel......
11:39 2019-09-12

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said....
11:39 2019-09-12

Trump Delays Planned Tariff Increase in ‘Gesture of Good Will’ to China President Trump said the United States would delay its next planned tariff hike on China by two weeks, potentially giving negotiators a window to avoid the increase....
11:39 2019-09-12

Why Aren’t There Better Cancer Drugs? Scientists May Have Picked the Wrong Targets Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study suggests....
11:39 2019-09-12

England vs Australia 5th Test live stream: how to watch Ashes cricket from anywhere Australia's win at Old Trafford in the fourth Test match saw them retain the Ashes and go 2-1 up in the series ahead of this final Test. That means either misery or joy, depending on which side of the globe you're on. There's still plenty for England to play for, however, as they can ...
12:00 2019-09-12

CEO Pete Lau confirms eight speakers with Dolby Atmos on the upcoming OnePlus TV We don’t exactly remember the last time when there was so much buzz around a TV. But OnePlus does know how to make people talk about and anticipate their products to create the right kind of hype. While this helps spread the word out in the world, it also get’s people’s exp...
12:00 2019-09-12

200 GameStop closures planned ahead of “a much larger tranche” coming (credit: Flickr / stan) Major gaming retailer GameStop says it will be closing "between 180 and 200 underperforming stores" in the next six months. That statement comes following 195 store closures in the last 12 months and what the company says it expects will be "a much larger tranche of closure...
12:26 2019-09-12

Republicans eke out a House win that gives them reason for worry The victory in a special election confirmed trends in the Trump era: Republicans dominate in rural areas while Democrats increase their hold in the suburbs....
12:26 2019-09-12

| Mugabe to be buried in his village next week - family Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe will be buried early next week in his village and not at a national monument for liberation heroes, his family says....
12:52 2019-09-12

Jeffrey Epstein Was Seen With Underage Girls in 2018, Another Investigation Reveals An air traffic controller reported seeing Jeffrey Epstein get off his private plane in 2018 with girls who looked to be 11 and 12 years old, a new cache of documents released by the U.S. Marshals Service has revealed....
12:52 2019-09-12

Proud Papa Trump Sort of Acknowledges Barron's Existence Speaking on Wednesday at a hastily-called press conference to announce new FDA restrictions on flavored e-cigs, President Donald Trump graciously acknowledged his wife Melania for her efforts to call attention to this pressing issue. Also, according to Trump, Melania has a son! And did you know that...
12:52 2019-09-12

Trump Is Coming for Your Flavored E-Cigarettes, This Is Not a Drill I’m beside myself: Out of nowhere, President Trump announced today that the administration will move to ban “all non-tobacco flavored vaping products from the market,” according to the White House pool....
12:52 2019-09-12

Charles Li, Hong Kong's charismatic exchange chief, leads charge for LSE When Hong Kong Exchange chief executive Charles Li described his company's surprise offer for the London Stock Exchange this week as a "a corporate tale of Romeo and Juliet," listeners outside Asia may have been surprised by the colourful analogy....
12:52 2019-09-12

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group by its Hong Kong rival because it forms too critical a part of the country’s financial infrastructure....
12:52 2019-09-12

Leah Williamson goes back to the future with Arsenal in Champions League | Suzanne Wrack The defender made a brief debut as a 17-year-old in Europe in 2014 but has had a long wait to return and is aiming to make up for lost time against Fiorentina on ThursdayOn 30 March 2014 Leah Williamson, one day after her 17th birthday, made her debut for Arsenal. It was a tough ride. She had been c...
12:52 2019-09-12

County cricket: Somerset v Yorkshire, Warwickshire v Essex and more – live! Updates from around the county groundsEngland v Australia: fifth Ashes Test – live!And you can email Tanya, tweet her or comment BTL 11.25am BST I just thought I’d post this of a Notts batsman playing well.UPDATE | Ben Duckett has hit three boundaries in his 14*, with this off Podmore being the pick...
12:52 2019-09-12

Thousands detained in Indian Kashmir crackdown, official data reveals Authorities in Indian Kashmir have arrested nearly 4,000 thousand people since the scrapping of its special status last month, government data shows, the most clear evidence yet of the scale of one of the disputed region's biggest crackdowns....
13:13 2019-09-12

Blasts rock Cyprus ammunition depot, some slightly injured: minister Blasts rocked an ammunition depot in northern Cyprus on Thursday after a fire broke out in a military zone, with shattered glass slightly injuring some people, the Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Kudret Ozersay said....
13:13 2019-09-12

New HBO documentary 'What Happened on September 11' explains 9/11 to children A new documentary from HBO, titled "What Happened on September 11" aims to explain the 2001 terrorist attack to children too young to remember.        ...
13:13 2019-09-12

Boris Johnson denies lying to the queen over the suspension of Parliament U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks in the run up to the Brexit deadline....
13:13 2019-09-12

Paul Scholes and the wonderful aesthetic appeal of the perfect pass | Nick Ames The former Manchester United legend showed on Wednesday night why so many of us love a wonderfully executed passIn discussions about the art of the pass, it is never wrong to afford Johan Cruyff the final word. “Technique is passing the ball with one touch, with the right speed, at the right foot of...
13:13 2019-09-12

Mladenovic beats Garcia at Zhengzhou Open Kristina Mladenovic beat eighth-seeded Carolina Garcia 7-5, 6-2 in an all-French matchup to reach the quarterfinals of the Zhengzhou Open        ...
13:39 2019-09-12

Without the book’s passionate relationships, The Goldfinch is just a series of unfortunate events The Goldfinch is a very pretty movie. That’s no shock, given the directing and cinematography team of John Crowley (Brooklyn) and Roger Deakins (a not-inconsiderable portion of the best-looking American films of the past 20 years). Aesthetics add new value to a narrative that loses its original medi...
13:39 2019-09-12

Take away the jokes and Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit is just another heartstring-tugging Holocaust movie There’s a reason that TIFF is often regarded as the unofficial start to awards season. Some of the other fests in its calendar vicinity, like Telluride and Venice, have a better track record for premiering movies that will become major awards contenders. (The programmers here don’t seem too hung up ...
13:39 2019-09-12

Hong Kong protesters to target metro again in busy lantern festival Hong Kong activists will combine pro-democracy protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in sometimes violent demonstrations which have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June....
14:00 2019-09-12

Visionary Or Vile? Pic Of Passenger Lying Under Airplane Seats Is Viral A photograph of a passenger lying under airplane seats has divided the Internet. The picture was shared on the Instagram account 'Passenger Shaming'....
14:00 2019-09-12

Indonesia Rainforest Fires Surge, Concerns Rise About Global Warming The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire......
14:00 2019-09-12

Teen's GoPro Led Cops To A Lake, Helped Solve Decades-Old Case Max Werenka peered into the depths of Canada's Griffin Lake. From his perch on a paddle board, the 13-year-old could just make out the outline of a large rectangular object resting about 20 feet below......
14:00 2019-09-12

Australian Travel-Blogging Couple Being Held In Iran Prison: Report Two Australians detained in Iran were named on Thursday as a travel-blogging couple, who were arrested while making an overland trip from their home country to Britain....
14:00 2019-09-12

When Retirement Savings Run Short, Freelancing Fills the Gaps Whether they chose to retire or were forced out of a job, a significant chunk of American workers over 50 are finding they need to reinvent themselves for financial reasons....
14:00 2019-09-12

Murray prolongs Asian swing with Shanghai wildcard Former world number one Andy Murray will return to the Shanghai Masters for the first time since 2016 after the Briton was awarded a wildcard for the tournament, organizers said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-09-12

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless review Sennheiser's Momentum line has been a popular headphone choice for years now. It first debuted in 2012, then went wireless in 2015. Despite stumbling out of the gate with some connectivity issues, the Momentum Wireless is still a solid choice. At IFA......
14:26 2019-09-12

Walmart takes its $98 Delivery Unlimited service nationwide Walmart began trialling its Delivery Unlimited service -- its grocery-based take on Amazon Prime -- at select locations earlier this year. Now, the company is rolling it out to a further 1,400 stores across all 200 metro areas where regular grocery d......
14:26 2019-09-12

The Morning After: Tesla debuts 'Plaid Mode' with a Laguna Seca hotlap Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Another day, another Pixel XL 4 leak. In other news, Elon Musk is ready to show us what's beyond Ludicrous Mode for Tesla's EVs, and Chrome is getting another useful tweak....
14:26 2019-09-12

Mike Francesa is the culprit behind Chris Carlin’s WFAN demise The moment Mike Francesa stomped back onto the air at WFAN, the trio of Chris Carlin, Maggie Gray and Bart Scott were on the clock. In fact, there were those high up at WFAN’s parent company, Entercom, who wanted to let the trio go entirely in May 2018, according to sources. They survived then, but....
14:26 2019-09-12

British man appears in Australian court over £560m drug bust 'thwarted by giant seal' A British man has appeared in an Australian court over a £560 million drug haul found after a yacht ran aground on a tiny island off Western Australia....
14:26 2019-09-12

New iPhones Shift Smartphone Camera Battleground to AI Apple added a third lens to the iPhone 11 Pro model, matching the three-camera setup of rivals like Samsung and Huawei, already a feature on their flagship models....
14:26 2019-09-12

Concrete steps? For China cement giants, monster carbon footprint smothers climate goals At its massive Baimashan plant near the Yangtze river in eastern China, cement giant Anhui Conch has invested the best part of $10 million in new equipment to capture and store climate-warming greenhouse gas produced by its kilns....
14:52 2019-09-12

MDH Sambar Masala Fails US FDA Test, Three Lots Recalled: Make Everyday Masalas At Home (Recipes Inside) The US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has found salmonella bacteria in MDH sambar masala, following which the products were recalled from the US earlier this week. Make everyday masalas at......
14:52 2019-09-12

Global Stocks Rise After ECB Stimulus Package Global stocks climbed after the European Central Bank announced a sweeping stimulus package, with an interest-rate cut and a large bond-buying program aimed at cushioning the eurozone from a global slowdown....
14:52 2019-09-12

Israel Tiptoes Toward Conflict With Lebanon's Hezbollah A widening campaign by Israel to blunt the threat posed by Iran’s ally Hezbollah, and the pushback from beyond its borders, are raising the risk that the two sides will stumble into another war....
14:52 2019-09-12

China Seeks to Narrow U.S. Talks to Break Deadlock Beijing is looking to narrow the scope of its negotiations with the U.S. to only trade matters, putting thornier national-security issues on a separate track in hopes it would help both sides resolve some immediate issues....
14:52 2019-09-12

Honda Moves NSX Engine To The Front In 'Hold My Beer' Moment For SUPER GT SUPER GT’s Honda NSX-GT has always been different from both its road-going self and its competitors: it’s always been a mid-engine layout. But that’s going to change for the 2020 season. Honda is moving its engines to the front....
15:26 2019-09-12

Kobe Bryant clarifies Instagram picture of youth basketball team after receiving backlash over caption NBA legend Kobe Bryant was accused Wednesday of throwing shade at a young girl on his youth basketball team who did not show up for a game because she had a dance recital....
15:26 2019-09-12

Oakland Raiders' rookie leaves lasting impact on face mask Oakland Raiders rookie Johnathan Abram will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury but made one lasting impression Monday night against the Denver Broncos....
15:26 2019-09-12

Google Lens now supplies recipes and nutrition advice, starting with Uncle Ben’s products Google Lens, Googles AI-powered search and computer vision tool, now supplies recipes and nutrition advice, starting with Uncle Ben's products.Read More...
15:52 2019-09-12

UK's Duchess Meghan returns to work to launch new charity fashion range Britain's Duchess Meghan returned to work on Thursday for the first time following the birth of her first child with husband Prince Harry to launch a new fashion range whose sales will help a charity......
15:52 2019-09-12

Jacksonville Jaguars' Gardner Minshew and his interesting persona take center stage The Jacksonville Jaguars are set to start Gardner Minshew II at quarterback in place of Nick Foles who is out indefinitely due to a broken clavicle he suffered in Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs....
15:52 2019-09-12

Nissan China head, turnaround executive are reportedly among top candidates for CEO The head of Nissan Motor's China business and an executive tasked with leading its revival have emerged as two of the top candidates to take over as the next CEO....
15:52 2019-09-12

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ‘Herculean task’ While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
15:52 2019-09-12

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families and communities, and, as the main providers of food...
15:52 2019-09-12

Hong Kong Protesters Target Metro Station Again Amid Lantern Festival Hong Kong activists will combine pro-democracy protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in sometimes violent demonstrations which have rocked......
15:52 2019-09-12

Samantha Power reproached Obama for his 'distorted' account of Syria red line flip-flop As president, Barack Obama reversed a plan to punish Syrian dictator Bashar Assad’s chemical weapons attacks and then gave a “distorted” account of the decision, according to a top adviser’s new memoir....
16:13 2019-09-12

Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a Fatal Fungus Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care and low staffing....
16:13 2019-09-12

Oil spill clean-up at Equinor's Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage Norway's Equinor has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, and said on Thursday it will step up the operation in the coming days....
16:13 2019-09-12

Couple in alleged IVF mixup: Ordeal had ‘horrific’ effect on our marriage The white couple suing a New Jersey fertility clinic told The Post on Wednesday they “didn’t know what to think” when their daughter, conceived through IVF, developed “Asian features” — and the husband at first suspected his wife of cheating on him. Drew Wasilewsk...
16:13 2019-09-12

Chinese computer whiz in court for allegedly stealing technology for Huawei A Chinese computer expert at the University of Texas was hauled before a federal judge in Brooklyn Wednesday for allegedly stealing state-of-the art technology from a Silicon Valley startup. Bo Mao, 36, was allegedly secretly working for the Chinese company Huawei — which was indicted last year on c...
16:13 2019-09-12

European banks to push the Stoxx 600 higher over the next six months, BAML says European stocks will push higher over the next six months with banks providing the driving force, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists....
16:39 2019-09-12

Terrell Roberts, ex-NFL player, shot dead in grandmother’s back yard A former Cincinnati Bengals defensive back visiting his grandmother in California was shot dead this week in her back yard, relatives said. Terrell Roberts, who appeared in 23 games for the Bengals in 2003-04, was gunned down late Wednesday at a residence in Richmond, where an intruder entered the h...
16:39 2019-09-12

Japan's MUFG looks online to boost Africa, Middle East networks MUFG Bank Ltd plans to roll out an online platform to help clients find business partners in countries outside of Asia where it does not have a strong network, an official with Japan's largest lender said....
16:39 2019-09-12

Why Big Energy Opposes Trump Break on Methane Leaks Natural gas is now the top fuel used to produce electricity in the U.S., having dethroned coal. It’s cheap, and when burned cleanly it emits only half the carbon dioxide of coal. But there’s a catch: If natural gas gets into the air without being burned, it releases methane, a potent greenhouse gas ...
16:39 2019-09-12

Bosnia protects Una river to try to block Croatian nuclear waste plan One of Bosnia's two regional governments on Thursday designated the Una river a nature park, seeking to head off plans being considered by Croatia to build a landfill site for radioactive waste near the border between the two countries....
16:39 2019-09-12

TVS Jupiter Grande Gets Smartphone Connectivity The TVS Jupiter Grande is the only scooter in its segment to feature smartphone connectivity. The engine and mechanicals remain the same as the standard TVS Jupiter....
17:00 2019-09-12

European Central Bank deploys new stimulus to help economy The European Central Bank is launching a new round of monetary stimulus to support economic growth in the face of uncertainties like the U.S.-China trade conflict...
17:00 2019-09-12

Pakistani President asks India to lift curbs in Kashmir Pakistan’s president has called on India to immediately lift all restrictions on people in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, ignoring opposition calls for Prime Minister Imran Khan to step down over his alleged bad governance...
17:00 2019-09-12

Southgate fears further racist abuse in Bulgaria "England manager Gareth Southgate fears his players could face more racial abuse in Bulgaria after an away supporter allegedly targeted Raheem Sterling when the teams met at Wembley last weekend."...
17:00 2019-09-12

Cultural highlights of Japan: readers’ travel tips Shrines, onsens and classical theatre vie with baseball and hip-hop as Japan’s kaleidoscopic array of culture delights our tipsters on their travelsThis summer I visited Hakodate, on the southernmost point of Hokkaido. On steep hills overlooking the harbour is the area where the outside world set up...
17:26 2019-09-12

PACC to hold waiving adoption fees event this weekend PIMA COUNTY – Adopting pets seems fun, however, it can sometimes be pricey. In honor of PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be waiving adoption fees on any pet four months or older from Sept. 13-15. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at two di...
17:26 2019-09-12

Drying out and heating up! TUCSON – Most stay dry today with temperatures closer to average! Getting hotter tomorrow but it won’t last too long. Today: Clouds increase and getting warmer. High: 97° Tonight: Partly cloudy and cool. Low: 73° Tomorrow: Most stay dry and hot (10%). High: 102° Temperatures will be a ...
17:26 2019-09-12

BREAKING: Escaped homicide suspects captured PHOENIX – The U.S. Marshal for the District of Arizona has announced the capture of two escaped fugitives wanted for a Tucson murder. According to a news release, U.S. Marshals captured Blane and Susan Barksdale on Wednesday. The couple has been on the run since Aug. 26, when they escaped from...
17:26 2019-09-12

Rotary Club of Tucson honors first responders TUCSON – On a day dedicated to those lost in the attacks of September 11, The Rotary Club of Tucson made sure the work first responders do does not go unnoticed. First responders were invited to the Doubletree hotel for an event in their honor. Tucson Police chief Chris Magnus, Pima County She...
17:26 2019-09-12

Memorial planned for CDO grad & baseball great Chris Duncan TUCSON – Former St. Louis Cardinal, Old Pueblo native and Canyon Del Oro baseball legend Chris Duncan’s memory lives on after he passed away at the age of 38. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday, September 14, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church (515...
17:26 2019-09-12

Children of fallen 9/11 heroes preserve their legacy by joining NYCFD NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – The next generation of the New York City Fire Department is a legacy to those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The current firefighter training class includes 13 members who are the children of fallen firefighters. That’s the highest number ever. The class includes brother a...
17:26 2019-09-12

US Rep Grijalva accepting applications for Congressional Youth Advisory Council TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva of Arizona’s third congressional district is accepting applications for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council, his office announced Wednesday. YAC offers young adults, between ages 15 and 20 who have an outstanding opportunity to gain beneficial knowledge of ou...
17:26 2019-09-12

Algeria’s battle for modern banking A properly functioning financial system has long eluded the country. As it moves on from Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year leadership, can the financial system finally overcome its many problems?...
17:52 2019-09-12

Montag tells investors why the mid-market is Bank of America’s focus right now A push into the regional mid-markets, as well as the international subsidiaries of those clients, is a useful driver of market share at a time of uncertainty....
17:52 2019-09-12

Coast Guard issues warning on charging phone batteries after California boat fire In the wake of the deadly California dive boat fire, the Coast Guard recommends boat operators limit the unsupervised use of power strips.        ...
18:13 2019-09-12

Airman welcomed home by family and FDNY Air National Guard member James Friedlander surprised his 2-year-old daughter, Vivian, after returning from a 6-month deployment in Qatar. But he wasn't the only one with a surprise up his sleeve that day.        ...
18:13 2019-09-12

Fugitive couple wanted in Arizona murder arrested after weeks-long manhunt Blane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August.        ...
18:13 2019-09-12

Reformation's sustainable style comes to the UK as cult label opens first store The trend-driven brand known for its floral dresses, square necklines and puffed sleeves also boasts “100% carbon, water and waste neutral” credentials Tomorrow, 10 years after it launched, the cult Los Angeles label Reformation opens its first UK store. You may not know the brand’s name but you’ve ...
18:13 2019-09-12

Bahamas' count of missing people post-Dorian drops to 1,300 - official The Bahamian government now believes there are 1,300 people missing after Hurricane Dorian plowed into the islands, a sharp decline from the 2,500 listed on the missing registry a day earlier, a government spokesman said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-09-12

Zimbabwe mourners injured surging toward Mugabe’s coffin Several people have been injured in a crush as they surged forward to try to view former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s casket at a sports stadium as thousands of onlookers packed the stands...
18:13 2019-09-12

'Absolutely not': PM Johnson denies lying to Queen Elizabeth in Brexit crisis Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending the British parliament after a court ruled his decision was unlawful and opponents called for lawmakers to be recalled to discuss Brexit....
18:52 2019-09-12

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor....
18:52 2019-09-12

Baby penguin to be raised ‘genderless’ by London aquarium The young gentoo penguin, which has not yet been named, "will be the first of its kind in the history of the famous London aquarium not to be characterized as male or female," according to Sea Life London....
18:52 2019-09-12

Hillary Clinton reads her emails at Venice art exhibit ​So that’s what happened to Hillary Clinton’s emails. The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee sat behind a ​replica of the Oval Office’s Resolute Desk and thumbed through ​printed copies of her ​messages​ at an art exhibit in Venice. “Found my emails at the Venice Biennale. ...
18:52 2019-09-12

KFC is offering couples chicken-themed weddings Nothing says “I love you” like 11 herbs and spices. Couples in Australia looking to get married by next spring have the opportunity to have a Kentucky-fried wedding. This includes food, decorations and more supplied by KFC. KFC Australia announced that they’ll be offering the chicken-lovers dream we...
18:52 2019-09-12

Mnuchin: No meeting planned between Trump-Rouhani Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while he's in New York later this month. Mnuchin said Thursday that such a meeting is "not planned at the moment." (Sept. 12)        ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Russia Raids Offices and Homes of Political Opposition Nearly 200 homes and offices affiliated with opposition politician Alexei Navalny were searched in one of the biggest ever coordinated strikes against the Kremlin’s political opponents....
18:52 2019-09-12

French Court Convicts Saudi Princess in Assault Case Hassa bint Salman, the half sister of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was accused of ordering her bodyguard to hit a contractor working in her Paris apartment in 2016....
18:52 2019-09-12

Jets QB Sam Darnold has mono, will miss Monday night game vs. Browns The Jets will be without the leader of their offense in Sam Darnold as they try to avoid an 0-2 start when they take on the Browns on Monday night.       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Strongest woman in the world has a filthy mouth and a heart of gold Jessica Fithen has magenta hair and tattoos. "Filthy" is her nickname because she has a filthy mouth. But her trainer says she has a heart of gold.       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Cleveland Browns say they haven't identified fan who threw beer at Titans' Logan Ryan A Cleveland DJ who insisted he wasn't at Sunday's game said the Browns banned him in connection with a beer-throwing incident.       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Why Matt Campbell is in no rush to leave Iowa State even as his stock rises Iowa State's Matt Campbell is one of the nation's up-and-coming coach. And yet, unlike so many, he's in no rush to leave. So why is that?       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Suspended Florida State punter Logan Tyler implicated in DUI case from August Officials aren't saying why Florida State punter Logan Tyler is indefinitely suspended, but the move follows an August DUI crash under investigation.       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence explains viral video of snubbing young Giants fan You'll have to excuse DeMarcus Lawrence if he didn't see the harm in refusing when a young fan in a Saquon Barkley jersey asked for an autograph.       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

NHL training camps open: Rangers are a sleeper, Justin Faulk on block, key RFAs still unsigned NHL training camps around the league are set to open. Here are five things to keep an eye on, including the Rangers' status as a sleeper.       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

The release date for Netflix’s epic ‘Game of Thrones’ rival might have just leaked We’ve told you for a while now that Netflix will launch its own Game of Thrones alternative in late 2019. The Witcher is easily one of the most exciting Thrones rivals that will premiere this year. Only Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series might have a better chance of becoming the next ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Angelina Jolie Is Back as Maleficent. Her Wings Are, Too. Angelina Jolie has a new mission and a new wardrobe in “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”. The movie’s costume designer explains how the original film and the follow-up led to these looks....
18:52 2019-09-12

These Italian towns will pay you $27,000 to move in When Italian villages began selling houses for $1, it seemed too good to be true. But the latest offer from Italy is enough to make even that deal look like a ripoff....
19:13 2019-09-12

Kurdistan readies for post-ISIS future It’s not long ago that Kurdistan was on the brink of accessing the international markets. Then came ISIS, strained relations with Iraq and the challenge of being shackled to a state from which the population wants independence. Is Kurdistan ready to approach world markets again?...
19:13 2019-09-12

Clothes don’t cover Haiti’s problems The country’s poverty is in marked contrast to the relative affluence of its neighbours. It needs access to finance beyond disaster relief. But can banks make a business case for a nation in such poor repair?...
19:13 2019-09-12

Trump's Impeachment Just Became One Step Closer to Reality After House Judiciary Committee Sets Guidelines If only Operation Trump Gotta Go was as easy as signing a Change.org petition and changing all the locks in the White House. Sadly, impeachment proceedings are a bit more arduous than that—though it would appear that the Lord heard our cry and he pulled a few strings to expedite the process....
19:13 2019-09-12

Macau announces more track tweaks to gain upgraded status for FIA F3 The Macau Grand Prix organiser has revealed more track changes ahead of this year's event, which include additional corners undergoing work to ensure the circuit's homologation status is upgraded...
19:13 2019-09-12

Bowyer still regrets not hitting Truex at NASCAR round in April Stewart-Haas Racing driver Clint Bowyer says he still regrets not pushing Martin Truex Jr out of the way to win the Richmond NASCAR Cup Series round five months ago...
19:13 2019-09-12

Bird strike causes engine fire, forces Swoop jet to make emergency landing in Canada Canadian budget airline Swoop says one of its jets was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday after a bird strike caused an engine fire.       ...
19:13 2019-09-12

Ask the Captain: College vs. flight school; plus, what airlines want to see on your resume Retired airline captain John Cox answers questions from aspiring pilots about college vs. flight school and the traits airlines look for in trainees.       ...
19:13 2019-09-12

Hurricane Dorian Is Gone. But the Bahamas Still Faces a Big Risk From Infectious Disease Hurricane Dorian’s 185 mph winds and punishingly slow pace smashed entire neighborhoods in the Bahamas, killing at least 50 people. But now, Bahamians are facing a different kind of threat. The lack of access to toilets, clean water and medications puts tens of thousands at risk for disease, p...
19:13 2019-09-12

Jonathan Villar’s three-run homer propels MLB to new power threshold Infielder’s blast — the 6,106th home run in the majors this season — broke the mark set in 2017 and lifted starter John Means and the Orioles to a 7-3 win over the Dodgers....
19:39 2019-09-12

California redwood forest latest alternative burial site For 70-year-old Kathee Pfalmer, who grew up in the shadow of Northern California's towering redwood forests, nothing seemed more appropriate than eventually spending an eternity among them....
19:39 2019-09-12

Mexico pushes back after top U.S. court favors Trump on shunning migrants Mexico pushed back on Thursday against a U.S. Supreme Court ruling granting a Trump administration request to fully enforce a new rule curtailing asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, one that could create a new headache for Mexico....
19:39 2019-09-12

Rupee Gains By 43 Paise Against US Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee rose by as much as 43 paise against the US dollar on Thursday. After opening higher at 71.43 against the greenback, the rupee climbed to as much as 71.23 by late afternoon deals. According......
19:39 2019-09-12

In their own words: Presidential candidates share vision in books As the Democrats looking to unseat GOP President Donald Trump head into another round of debates Thursday, their policy positions and values will be whittled down to sound bites and talking points....
19:39 2019-09-12

These Dutch vloggers wanted to visit Area 51. They wound up in jail instead. The two YouTube stars from the Netherlands were arrested for trespassing outside the government facility famed for conspiracies about aliens and UFOs....
20:00 2019-09-12

Draghi Throws Everything But the Kitchen Sink at Europe’s Problems The soon-to-depart ECB president has delivered another monetary master class, providing a jolt of stimulus but leaving wriggle room for his successor....
20:00 2019-09-12

Will Try To Fully Implement World Court Order On Kulbhushan Jadhav: India Hours after Pakistan said that second consular access to death-row convict Kulbhushan Jadhav would not be granted, India on Thursday said it will keep trying for full implementation of the verdict by......
20:26 2019-09-12

PM Modi Brought "Bad Luck": HD Kumaraswamy's Take On Moon Mission Karnataka's former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had brought "bad luck" when he stepped into the Bengaluru premises of the Indian Space Research Organisation,......
20:26 2019-09-12

P Chidambaram To Spend 74th Birthday In Delhi's Tihar Jail Former finance minister P Chidambaram will spend his 74th birthday in Tihar Jail as the Delhi High Court Thursday directed CBI to file its status report on his bail plea in the INX Media corruption......
20:26 2019-09-12

New book focuses on Jackie Kennedy’s years as a reporter “Camera Girl,” an upcoming book on Jacqueline Kennedy’s early years as a columnist, draws on newspaper archives and interviews with friends.        ...
20:26 2019-09-12

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that manufacture and sell the products are targeting youn...
20:26 2019-09-12

California bans private prisons – including Ice detention centers Bill removes profit motive from incarceration and marks latest clash in state’s battle with Trump over treatment of immigrantsThe private prison industry is set to be upended after California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday banning the facilities from operating in the state. The move will proba...
20:26 2019-09-12

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by California lawmakers on Wednesday has been lauded for its potential to transform the way tech companies such as Uber and Lyft treat their drivers – b...
20:26 2019-09-12

My son is one of Kashmir’s ‘disappeared’. When will India tell the truth about their fate? | Parveena Ahangar Kashmir is under siege. Up to 10,000 people have been victims of enforced disappearance, including my son JavaidThe Eid this year was like no other. We could not even offer the obligatory sacrifice because of the total siege by India of Kashmir.When my son Yasir went to fetch bread in the morning an...
20:26 2019-09-12

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ran aground and was abandoned, sparking a search for...
20:26 2019-09-12

We're quitting smoking, so why is big tobacco booming? - video Smoking rates are falling in the UK, US and much of Europe. Forty-five per cent of Brits smoked in the 60s and 70s, compared with just 15% today. You would think this was bad news for cigarette profits, but tobacco companies are making more money than ever. They claim they no longer market tradition...
20:26 2019-09-12

Deutsche Bank is first to settle Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac bond-rigging lawsuit Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
20:26 2019-09-12

Wall Street gets boost from easing trade concerns, euro zone stimulus U.S. stocks were on track for a second straight session of gains on Thursday, after a stimulus drive by the European Central Bank added to an upbeat mood from trade concessions by Washington and Beijing ahead of planned negotiations in October....
20:26 2019-09-12

Steam's Recommendations Will Now Show Popular Games Less Often Last October, Steam’s algorithm briefly went haywire, filling users’ “More Like This” recommendation sections with popular games while negatively affecting under-the-radar indies who needed the exposure. At the time, Valve chalked this up to “a bug” which it said it corrected, but smaller developers...
20:26 2019-09-12

Galaxy Note 10 Review: A Smaller Note Makes For Better Handling When Samsung announced the arrival of two versions of its latest Galaxy Note—the 6.3-inch Note 10 and the 6.8-inch Note 10+—it signaled a small departure from previous years. In spirit, the Galaxy Note 10+ is the true successor to Samsung’s iconic big-screen phone line, while the standard Note 10 se...
20:26 2019-09-12

After Dorian, disease is next threat on shattered Bahamian island Piles of debris, decaying human and animal corpses and fetid water on storm-hammered Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas are posing a new risk for those who survived Hurricane Dorian's wrath: Disease....
20:26 2019-09-12

Aspen's drug to prevent preterm birth approved by FDA The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Aspen Pharmacare's hydroxyprogesterone caproate (HPC), which is used to prevent preterm birth in pregnant women, the South African drugmaker's CEO said on Thursday....
20:26 2019-09-12

The Apple Watch Series 3 is down to its lowest price ever at Walmart The Apple Watch Series 5 was unveiled this week at the Apple Event, and that means retailers are slashing the price on older models. Walmart has just dropped the price of the Apple Watch 3 with GPS and Cellular down to $229. That's a $150 discount and the lowest price we've found for the b...
20:26 2019-09-12

AMD RDNA 2 graphics cards may be out in 2020, according to leaked roadmap The AMD Radeon RX 5700 and 5700 XT have been out for a few months at this point, but we've now seen some leaked roadmaps that suggest their successors could be hitting the streets sometime in 2020.These leaked roadmaps appeared on Guru3D, and seem to be slides that are part of a financial brief...
20:26 2019-09-12

How High Are the Stakes Tonight for Each Democratic Candidate? The third Democratic primary debate, live tonight on ABC News and Univision, will be the first time all of the major candidates have been together on one stage, and also Beto O’Rourke made it in. Many, many pundits are asking: How high are the stakes tonight? Oh ho ho boy let me tell you. They are H...
20:52 2019-09-12

George Best And The Soccer Battle Of The Sexes That Changed ... Well, Nothing Fifty years ago, on a drizzly Sunday afternoon in Manchester, Eva Haraldsted played soccer against George Best. Haraldsted was 21 years old. She wore a turquoise mini-dress, white soccer boots, and a high ponytail, and was captain of a women’s team called Blinkers United. Best, the shaggy-haired Man...
20:52 2019-09-12

Voyage raises $31 million to commercialize community-focused autonomous taxis Voyage, a self-driving car startup spun-out of online education giant Udacity back in 2017, has raised $31 million in a series B round of funding.Read More...
20:52 2019-09-12

Influenza Season Has Barely Begun, But a California Child’s Death Is Already Being Classified as ‘Flu-Associated’ A September pediatric flu death in California serves as a stark reminder that getting vaccinated early can save lives. Public-health officials in Riverside County, Calif. announced this week that a recently deceased 4-year-old child from Perris, who had underlying health issues, tested positive for ...
21:13 2019-09-12

The U.S. Will Move to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes, Trump Official Says (Bloomberg) –– President Donald Trump called vaping a “problem” and his health secretary said the government would force companies to remove flavored vaping products from the market after reports of hundreds of U.S. cases of a mysterious illness related to e-cigarette devices...
21:13 2019-09-12

Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said....
21:13 2019-09-12

Tesla ‘Plaid’ 3-motor system coming to Model S 'in 2020’ High-powered three-motor electric powertrain will be used in Tesla's Nurburgring record run, and offered in Model X and Roadster, Musk claims A series of tweets by Tesla CEO Elon Musk have confirmed that the Model S will adopt a new, ultra high-performance three-motor powertrain configuration coine...
21:13 2019-09-12

Renault Megane RS Trophy-R 2019 UK review The hottest Megane is still an incredibly hardcore hot hatch, but it's a more coherent, likeable product than its siblings A £72,140 Renault Mégane. As in seventy-two thousand, one-hundred-and-forty pounds sterling. If you were looking for a measure as to just how mad the world is becoming, this i...
21:13 2019-09-12

Chinese spies use Hong Kong to steal sensitive Western technology Hong Kong’s special trade relationship with the United States has given China the opportunity to steal sensitive technology it would not otherwise have access to, according to American lawmakers and officials....
21:13 2019-09-12

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe loses effort to avoid potential criminal charges Lawyers for McCabe, who has not yet been charged in the case, met last month with a top Justice official in what were believed to be talks seeking to dissuade officials from filing criminal charges....
21:13 2019-09-12

Korda sisters to make history at Solheim Cup Nelly and Jessica Korda might have walked out together in the blue of Europe on the opening day of the 2019 Solheim Cup if things had turned out very differently        ...
21:13 2019-09-12

Brazilian lithium producer Sigma in talks with Tesla, other automakers Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingredient in the coming years, the company's chief executive said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-09-12

Wall Street advances on trade concessions, euro zone stimulus Wall Street advanced on Thursday, and the S&P 500 hovered a hair's breadth below its all-time high, buoyed by positive developments on the U.S.-China trade front and a promise of continued stimulus from the European Central Bank....
21:13 2019-09-12

Stocks rise, bond yields off lows, on trade optimism A gauge of global stock markets reached a six-week high in choppy trading on Thursday after new hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute, sending bond yields off lows hit earlier in the wake of the European Central Bank's new stimulus measures....
21:13 2019-09-12

Strike a Pose! See the 2019 PCAs Style Star Nominees' Best Looks When it comes to getting red carpet ready, some stars truly stand out. It's part of why we tune into award shows, after all. While celebrating a singer's latest Grammy or watching......
21:39 2019-09-12

Website offers 'Starbucks addict' $1,000 to switch to local for a month A web site is offering $1,000 to a chosen "Starbucks addict" willing to switch to local coffee shops for a full month "literally get paid to drink delicious coffee."...
21:39 2019-09-12

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
21:39 2019-09-12

Crews rescue stranded kayaker & four-legged friend (KSEE) A California man is happy to be alive after a harrowing swift water rescue in Fresno County last month. Authorities found the 66-year-old man and his dog clinging to a tree in the middle of the San Joaquin River on August 26. The man said he was paddling downstream when a branch hit him in th...
21:39 2019-09-12

"Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner": Ram Vilas Paswan With the government waging a war on single-use plastic, mixed feelings have cropped up with some pointing at the positive environmental impact of such an action and others citing the potential......
21:39 2019-09-12

Ten killed in stampede at Mozambique election rally At least 10 people have died and 98 were injured in a stampede at a campaign rally of Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi, health authorities said on Thursday....
21:39 2019-09-12

New sanctions could extend to allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon: U.S. envoy Future U.S. sanctions could target allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon, extending beyond direct affiliates of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group, a U.S. envoy said on Thursday....
21:39 2019-09-12

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
21:39 2019-09-12

Israel answers rocket attack by striking Hamas targets Israel Defense Forces struck several targets inside a Hamas military compound in Gaza late Wednesday in retaliation for rocket fire a day earlier, authorities said....
22:00 2019-09-12

U.N. experts: Protect protesters’ rights in Hong Kong A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called for China and Hong Kong to protect the rights of protesters and expressed alarm at reports of attacks on demonstrators and arrests of activists....
22:00 2019-09-12

This Chart Shows You How Much Fabric You Need to Reupholster Furniture Reupholstering old furniture—whether it’s a sofa you’ve had for years, or a couch you rescued from the curb—can give a piece new lease on life. The problem is that it can be a challenge to figure out exactly how much fabric you need based on the type and shape of your item....
22:00 2019-09-12

| WATCH | 'No-deal' Brexit could cause drug, food shortages in UK The British government's plans for a "no-deal" Brexit highlight "severe risks" including distruption to supplies of medicine and fresh food that could unleash protests and public disorder....
22:00 2019-09-12

| Christchurch shooting trial moved to avoid Ramadan New Zealand's High Court has altered next year's trial dates for the man accused of murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch mosques to avoid the hearing clashing with the holy month of Ramadan....
22:00 2019-09-12

Hustlers Proves Jennifer Lopez Has Been This Great All Along We spend a great deal of energy praising the actresses we think of as great—the Meryl Streeps, the Cate Blanchetts, the Julianne Moores. But we don’t always know what to do with the charming ones, the ones who dole out pleasure in the movies we often catch up with months or years after t...
22:26 2019-09-12

Publix: Please don't openly carry guns into our stores Publix is joining the growing number of retailers asking that customers no longer openly carry guns in their stores in states where open carry is legal....
22:26 2019-09-12

Massachusetts girl infected with rare mosquito-borne EEE virus gets massive support online More than $100,000 has been raised for a young Massachusetts girl who contracted the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus earlier this month, according to an online fundraiser in the girl’s name. ...
22:52 2019-09-12

DJ Khaled's Wife Nicole Tuck Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2 Another one is coming for DJ Khaled and wife Nicole Tuck. The music producer announced a major key moment on Thursday: They're expecting a baby boy! (The duo are already parents to......
22:52 2019-09-12

The Post-Prison Situation: What Celebrities Have Really Done When Their Time Behind Bars Is Over Mike Sorrentino's prison situation is finally over. The Jersey Shore star is a free man again after serving an eight-month sentence for tax evasion, more than ready to resume his life......
22:52 2019-09-12

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an underage girl....
23:13 2019-09-12

Feral hogs headed for US from Canada; wildlife officials warn of widespread damage An underreported threat along America's northern border has U.S. officials and local residents warning of widespread damage due to the reckless invaders: Feral hogs from Canada....
23:13 2019-09-12

Jeffrey Epstein flew to Virgin Islands with 11, 12-year-old girls in 2018, witness says An air traffic controller, who worked at the Cyril E. King Airport in the U.S. Virgin Islands, said she saw Jeffrey Epstein disembark his plane with two white girls “who appeared” to be 11 to 12 years old....
23:13 2019-09-12

Florida man allegedly stabbed 5 people after he learned he'd be fired, police say The employee of a Florida construction manufacturing company who allegedly stabbed five people on Wednesday did so after he learned he might be fired, according to police....
23:13 2019-09-12

World Boxing Championships: Manish Kaushik Starts On A Winning Note Manish Kaushik took full advantage of Uulu Argen Kadyrbek's tired legs in the third round and landed some clear punches to walk home with a unanimous decision....
23:39 2019-09-12

Never Forget How Terrible The Newsroom Was Remember HBO’s The Newsroom? I wish I didn’t. But with the 18th anniversary of 9/11, an especially cursed clip from the first season of that especially cursed show has been making the rounds on social media again....
23:39 2019-09-12

Pelosi: LITERALLY DO NOT ASK ME ABOUT IMPEACHMENT AGAIN YOU DUMB OAFS House Speaker Nancy Pelosi give her weekly press conference on Thursday, where she was eager to speak about all sorts of things: President Donald Trump shifting money away from children to build his wall, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s grotesque inaction on meaningful gun legislation, the ...
23:39 2019-09-12

R. Kelly is a no show at court hearing on sex-crime charges; arrest warrant issued R. Kelly failed to appear in court in Minneapolis on Thursday on two charges of prostitution and solicitation, leading to a bench warrant for his arrest.        ...
23:39 2019-09-12

Paul Walker's daughter, Vin Diesel wish late actor and 'loveliest soul' a happy birthday Loved ones are remembering "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker on his birthday, including daughter Meadow, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson" and Vin Diesel.        ...
23:39 2019-09-12

Meghan McCain speaks her mind: 7 times 'The View' host has been blunt about her opinions Meghan McCain isn’t afraid to speak her mind, especially on "The View." Here are seven times McCain has been blunt about her conservative views.        ...
23:39 2019-09-12

Tottenham sensation Troy Parrott happy to be patient for first-team chance Tottenham teenager Troy Parrott is happy to be patient as he waits for a chance in Mauricio Pochettino's first team despite his recent heroics with Ireland Under-21s....
23:39 2019-09-12

Bronx bodega basement captive faced hellish torture: prosecutors A Bronx man was subjected to hellish torture that saw a gun forced into his mouth, a lighter stuck in his face and death threats against his family during a days-long nightmare in a bodega basement, prosecutors allege. The 49-year-old survivor was freed by chance early Wednesday when two cops scoure...
23:39 2019-09-12

Government to Google: Let Employees Speak Out Federal regulators have ordered Google to assure employees they are allowed to speak out on political and workplace issues, as part of a settlement of formal complaints that the search giant punishes those who do just that....
00:00 2019-09-13

Yahoo Japan Takes on Amazon, Rakuten With $3.7 Billion Deal Yahoo Japan plans to take a 50.1% stake in Japanese online fashion retailer Zozo, while Zozo founder Yusaku Maezawa resigned as CEO to focus on personal ambitions, including traveling into space....
00:00 2019-09-13

Daniel Johnston, indie singer-songwriter, dies at 58 Daniel Johnston, an eccentric singer-songwriter and advocate for mental health awareness who developed a strong following among other artists like Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, died early Wednesday morning at his home outside of Houston, Texas according to Tom Gimbel, Johnston's manager of over 25 year...
00:00 2019-09-13

Plane carrying 326 passengers diverted after pilot spills coffee A pilot's spilled coffee diverted an Airbus A33-243 operated by Condor. It was headed from Germany to Mexico when the accident forced a landing in Ireland, according to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch....
00:00 2019-09-13

There’s a Full Moon Due on Friday the 13th for Most of the U.S. The Next One Isn’t for Another 30 Years The next full moon is set to make an appearance on the most ominous date on the calendar this month. A September full moon, also known as a “Harvest Moon,” will be visible to many Americans this Friday the 13th. According to NASA, the moon will be full early Saturday morning, Sept. 14, ...
00:00 2019-09-13

Kroger's Sales Rise after Digital Investments Kroger Co. reported slightly higher sales in its latest quarter after recent investments in online ordering and other efforts to draw in new customers....
00:00 2019-09-13

Unifor, Nemak dig in their heels over Canada plant closure Unifor President Jerry Dias accuses Nemak of not adhering to a collective agreement at the company's Canada plant, which supplies GM engine blocks. Union members stopped working on Labor Day because Nemak plans to close the factory in mid-2020....
00:26 2019-09-13

Nissan CEO's exit hastened by independent directors, report says Outside directors Jenifer Rogers and Keiko Ihara, members of corporate governance committees created in the aftermath of the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, pushed for Saikawa's departure at a board meeting that went on for several hours....
00:26 2019-09-13

Shape Security raises $51 million, hits $1 billion valuation The company focuses on thwarting cyberattacks and frauds orchestrated by bots will use the money to invest in AI and grow its international business....
00:26 2019-09-13

The irrelevant iPhone 11: Apple will crush Android with services, bundling, and cheap devices For those obsessed with the annual refresh of shiny devices, this week's Apple event appeared to be an iPhone 11 device roll-out. But that's not the big story....
00:26 2019-09-13

Paul Feig is just going to make his own Dark Universe The Dark Universe is dead, but the thing about monsters is that they always find a way to come back. A Depp-less version of The Invisible Man is already in the works, and now Paul Feig is digging into Universal’s monster toybox for his own monument to the failed potential of the Dark Universe. Accor...
00:26 2019-09-13

Odell Beckham blames Gregg Williams for ordering ‘life-changing’ dirty hit on him BEREA, Ohio — For Odell Beckham Jr., his first trip back to MetLife Stadium not wearing a Giants uniform represents “just another game,” he insisted. But going up against a Gregg Williams defense Monday night means it will certainly not be. Beckham unloaded on the new Jets defensive coordinato...
00:26 2019-09-13

Panthers-Bucs fantasy football: Too soon to give up on Jameis Winston? Thursday games traditionally are more sloppy and ugly than their Sunday brethren. Whether it is because of a lack of prep time on a short week or the fact it is the dumping ground to satisfy the rule that every team must appear at least once in prime time, Thursday games bring a unique sense......
00:26 2019-09-13

Nationals vs. Twins: Patrick Corbin will shut down Minnesota Top 10 Democrats debate Thursday. Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris will be joined by Andrew Yang, who made the cut and celebrated by crowd-surfing above his supporters. Mayor de Blasio opted to walk from his rally, fearing the few who attended had zero interest in suppor...
00:26 2019-09-13

Kim Clijsters, 36, coming out of tennis retirement after 7 years Kim Clijsters watched Serena Williams’ latest amazing tennis comeback — and now she’s going to try to pull off her own, with two more kids at home and after several more years on the sideline. Clijsters, the 36-year-old four-time Grand Slam champion and mother of three, stunningly ...
00:26 2019-09-13

Cramer says he has a soft spot for Elizabeth Warren because she thinks about how to help people Those remarks add another layer to this week's back-and-forth between the senator and the "Mad Money" host, who on Tuesday reported Wall Street executives tell him that her 2020 bid has "got to be stopped."...
00:26 2019-09-13

Real Housewives Star Emily Simpson's Husband Shane Fails the Bar Exam Emily Simpson's husband, Shane Simpson, is not yet licensed to practice law in the state of California. The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member failed the bar exam he took......
00:52 2019-09-13

Kylie Rae Harris Honored During Funeral 1 Week After Fatal Car Crash One week after her tragic death, Kylie Rae Harris' loved ones gathered together to honor her memory. A celebration of life for the country star, who passed away on Sept. 4 at the age......
00:52 2019-09-13

For Mike Pompeo, a Moment of Singular Influence Speculation that Mr. Pompeo may serve as President Trump’s national security adviser as well as secretary of state may be fanciful but underscores his increasing influence....
00:52 2019-09-13

A Quick Refresher on How to Drive Like a Human The collective challenge of merging two lanes of traffic into one can be thwarted by a single, antsy driver, says Dan Neil. Here’s how to not be that person....
00:52 2019-09-13

Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy Global money managers and companies are rushing to meet a deadline to report on their carbon footprint, but the lack of a standard metric raises concerns their efforts could just be a box-ticking......
01:13 2019-09-13

We Can Finally Explain What You Actually Do In Death Stranding He’s finally done it. After years of talking about Death Stranding, Hideo Kojima finally showed off a full mission’s worth of gameplay during a live stage presentation at Tokyo Game Show this week. It’s as offbeat, meticulously detailed, and intriguing as you’d expect from Kojima, if not more so....
01:13 2019-09-13

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from some of his fans....
01:13 2019-09-13

Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity from a portable neuroimaging device. The system could help doctors diagnose and treat pain in unconscious and noncommunicative patients, which could reduce the risk of chronic ...
01:13 2019-09-13

Please God Make the GOP Listen to the CEOs on Gun Control On Thursday, 145 CEOs sent a letter to the Senate to demand gun reform to curb mass shootings in our country. The letter rightly calls the regular cycle of gun violence “a public health crisis that demands urgent action.”...
01:13 2019-09-13

England runs rewarded with donations to Chance to Shine in fifth Ashes Test England's cricketers have an even greater incentive to beat the Aussies this week, as their runs and wickets will be rewarded with donations to charity Chance to Shine....
01:13 2019-09-13

Northern Irish party drops some EU objections, opening door to Brexit deal: The Times The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has agreed to accept Northern Ireland abiding by some European Union rules after Brexit as part of a deal to replace the Irish backstop, potentially opening the door to a withdrawal agreement, The Times newspaper reported....
01:13 2019-09-13

AP Top Stories 12 P Here's the latest for Thursday, September 12th: House approves guidelines to impeach President Trump; Activists protest fossil fuels ahead of Democratic Presidential debate; Historic flooding in Spain; Hillary Clinton stops by exhibit dedicated to emails.        ...
01:13 2019-09-13

It came from outer space: Newly discovered comet is likely interstellar visitor A newly discovered comet appears to be from outside our solar system. If confirmed, it would be only the second such object ever detected.        ...
01:13 2019-09-13

Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company as friends and family dodged $800,000 in stock losses. (Sept. 12)        ...
01:13 2019-09-13

Trump Administration Turns Over Official's Name Amid Dispute Over Saudi Role in 9/11 Attacks The Trump administration turned over a key piece of new information to lawyers for 9/11 victims’ families, a move that could cast light on long-disputed reports of Saudi government involvement in the attacks....
01:39 2019-09-13

Personal trainer tells woman she’s ‘way too heavy’ for his class A 350-pound woman in the UK was rejected by a personal trainer who said she was “way too heavy” for his fitness class. Lisa Parratt, 33, was mortified when workout instructor Gary Randall, who goes by the moniker “Buffmaster,” told her that she was “just too big” ...
01:39 2019-09-13

Tragic diary of ‘Polish Anne Frank’ will finally be published The Nazis did not erase Renia Spiegel’s life. Her diary, 700 pages across thread-bound school-exercise books, includes her final entry, on July 25, 1942. Five days later, the Polish adolescent was shot to death by Nazis after being discovered in hiding. She was 18. Nearly 80 years later, the w...
01:39 2019-09-13

Kickstarter's Sleazy Union-Busting Campaign Is Playing All the Hits [Updated] Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has been the springboard for countless original products over the years, but an apparent attempt by the company’s management to bust up an ongoing union drive is dismally old-fashioned.Read more......
02:00 2019-09-13

YouTuber Arrested for Trespassing Near Area 51 Just a Week Before Now-Canceled Viral Event Nevada police say they arrested a YouTuber and his friend, both from the Netherlands, this week after the pair allegedly defied notices and trespassed at a secure government site near Area 51.Read more......
02:00 2019-09-13

Everlane needed to open stores because 'basically' no online-only companies are profitable, CEO says "Everybody loves to say you don't spend money online, but the way things work now with Facebook, Instagram, and how much it goes to acquire a customer, then you have to ship it all," Everlane CEO Michael Preysman says on "Mad Money."...
02:00 2019-09-13

Burning Cane—One of This Year’s Most Acclaimed Black Films—Joins the Urbanworld Lineup Dubbed “one of the most exciting black films of the year,” festival-circuit darling Burning Cane will be screened at this year’s 23rd Urbanworld Film Festival, which will take place in New York City from Sept. 18-22....
02:00 2019-09-13

Jets get some relief with Le’Veon Bell’s MRI results At least the Jets don’t have to worry about a significant injury to their star running back. Quarterback Sam Darnold may be out a while after being diagnosed with mononucleosis, but at least Le’Veon Bell won’t be joining him away from the team. The Jets did get a scare from their big offseason addit...
02:00 2019-09-13

Edwin Encarnacion, J.A. Happ fall victim to Yankees’ injury curse DETROIT- By the time the Yankees had knocked off the Tigers, 10-4, in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader, two key players were already on their way back to New York with injuries. And while Aaron Boone said he believed that neither Edwin Encarnacion’s strained left oblique or J.A. Happ’s bice...
02:00 2019-09-13

Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren unveils program to hike Social Security benefits for seniors Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a plan Thursday that would, if she's elected, amend the Social Security program to provide American seniors with an extra $200 per month....
02:26 2019-09-13

Tyson Fury can make Deontay Wilder ‘look silly’ in rematch, says trainer They have to get through their next fights, Tyson Fury against Otto Wallin and Wilder a rematch against Luis Ortiz, before meeting again The post Tyson Fury can make Deontay Wilder ‘look silly’ in rematch, says trainer appeared first on Boxing News....
02:26 2019-09-13

Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s health at risk Rob McCracken clarifies comments on Anthony Joshua's fight with Andy Ruiz The post Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s health at risk appeared first on Boxing News....
02:26 2019-09-13

Young England team continue remarkable winning streak Caroline Dubois and the young England team continue their run of victories The post Young England team continue remarkable winning streak appeared first on Boxing News....
02:26 2019-09-13

Why buying a new car is more expensive than ever The average cost of owning a new vehicle reached an all-time high this year as financing costs jumped, according to a new AAA study.       ...
02:52 2019-09-13

Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates to zero or below. Here's what it could mean for you. Trump wants the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates to zero or below. That could mean lower borrowing costs but also meager bank savings rates.       ...
02:52 2019-09-13

Champagne makers aren't worried about Brexit Large Champagne houses aren’t worried about no-deal Brexit, since it’s been an English favorite for centuries.       ...
02:52 2019-09-13

Nissan Rogue under investigation after claims emergency brakes turned on for no reason The probe, launched by the U.S. government's road safety agency, covers about 554,000 Rogue small SUVs from the 2017 and 2018 model years.       ...
02:52 2019-09-13

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied that he lied to Queen Elizabeth II over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Scottish court....
02:52 2019-09-13

Germany's Protestant Church to send rescue ship to Mediterranean The Protestant Church is calling for a political solution to the migration crisis in Europe. The Catholic Church's bishop council declined to say whether it would implement a similar measure....
02:52 2019-09-13

Germany upskirting: Justice minister to ban 'disgusting' practice Loopholes in Germany's penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent — to go unpunished. The movement against upskirting is picking up steam across Europe....
02:52 2019-09-13

Iranian judoka Saeid Mollaei: 'There is no guarantee that I will ever be able to return' Saeid Mollaei says he deliberately threw a world championship semifinal fight, because Iranian authorities ordered him to avoid a possible gold medal fight against an Israeli opponent. He tells DW about his predicament....
02:52 2019-09-13

Germany's Heiko Maas vows to meet more activists after China outcry The German foreign minister has dismissed Chinese criticism over his meeting with Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong. He promised to continue meeting activists, saying: "That won't change in the future."...
02:52 2019-09-13

Photographer plans to capture 30-year timelapse of NYC skyline A photographer is proving that the one good thing about New Jersey — its view — is true. Joseph DiGiovanna is shooting a 30-year time-lapse of the New York City skyline from his Weehawken window and is already four years into his project, CNN reports. “It’s a living calendar that anyone ...
02:52 2019-09-13

Tim Tebow, BALCO chemist on witness list in banned drug case The trainer for Tim Tebow and James Harrison has denied allegations of giving or injecting other athletes with banned performance-enhancing drugs.       ...
03:13 2019-09-13

Opinion: Try again, Bob. Baffert's response to Justify drug allegations isn't good enough Instead of hiding behind talking points, trainer Bob Baffert needs to provide real answers to questions about claims that Justify failed a drug test.       ...
03:13 2019-09-13

More injury woes for Yankees in doubleheader sweep of Tigers All-Star catcher Gary Sánchez became the Yankees' latest injury concern when he left the second game of a doubleheader with left groin tightness as New York beat Detroit 6-4 to complete a sweep       ...
03:13 2019-09-13

Inside the Military’s Five-Star Layovers at a Trump Resort There is little evidence that stays by military personnel at President Trump’s resort in Scotland are part of a scheme to enrich him. But they have raised ethical and political questions....
03:13 2019-09-13

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
03:39 2019-09-13

7 new tech devices for elder care that help seniors live happier, healthier lives New devices that use VR, robotics and other technologies have hit the market that help the elderly live longer, healthier lives. These innovations include VR headsets for seniors with Alzheimer's and cloud-enabled fall-detection watches....
04:00 2019-09-13

Samsung's artistic The Frame TV is currently on sale for $649 Samsung's The Frame is alluring if you like the idea of a TV that can double as living artwork, but the price? Not so much -- you've usually had to pay a premium for that seamless look. It might be much easier to rationalize right now, though. BuyDig......
04:00 2019-09-13

Watch the trailer for Amazon's star-studded 'Modern Love' series The 'Modern Love' section of the New York Times has legions of devoted fans and those who rely on it for a regular hate read. The reader-submitted tales of unlikely love connections, lost loves or love gone wrong can often be hit or miss. Amazon Prim......
04:00 2019-09-13

Hulu drops support for Google’s Daydream VR platform If you were a fan of watching Hulu videos on Google's Daydream View VR headset, we have some bad news. Hulu has dropped support for Google Daydream. According to the company, the latest versions of its Android app (versions 3.55 or newer) no longer s......
04:00 2019-09-13

Facebook Watch gets more NFL highlights, news and analysis The National Football League isn't done teaming up with tech companies. Today, the NFL announced it is extending its partnership with Facebook, a deal that began back in 2017, which will continue to bring highlights of all 256 regular season games, p......
04:00 2019-09-13

Alcohol taxes not close to covering cost of drinking harms in the U.S. (Reuters Health) - The sum total of taxes on alcohol doesn't come close to paying the bills associated with excessive alcohol consumption in the U.S., researchers say....
04:00 2019-09-13

Democratic debate 2019: Julian Castro goes on offensive against Biden HOUSTON – Julian Castro went on offense Thursday night and accused Vice President Joe Biden of being forgetful and not living up to the health care aspirations of President Barack Obama. “I’m fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama, and you’re not,” Castro said, after accusing Biden’...
04:00 2019-09-13

Former FBI official Andrew McCabe facing prosecution over alleged lies about leaks The Justice Department on Thursday moved closer to prosecuting former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the charges that he lied to internal investigators. The decision means Justice could soon bring criminal charges against the FBI’s former No. 2 offici...
04:00 2019-09-13

Investigation over PM's plans 'to collect data on gov.uk users' The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is looking into the collection of personal data on the government's public internet service after reports Boris Johnson asked civil servants to collect "targeted and personalised" data on users....
04:26 2019-09-13

HBO’s next attempt to replace ‘Game of Thrones’ launches on November 4th With Game of Thrones over, fans of the series are probably looking for a similar alternative, and studios, HBO included, have already created several series that could rival Thrones. Amazon is betting on Carnival Row, which is already streaming, and especially on the Lord of the Rings TV show that&r...
04:26 2019-09-13

Jason Momoa apparently thinks his Apple TV+ show ‘See’ is better than ‘Game of Thrones’ When Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced See, one of the original series coming to Apple’s new streaming platform Apple TV+ when it launches on Nov. 1, he described it in glowing terms to attendees of Apple’s annual fall event. He called it “one of the most imaginative, thrilling, and th...
04:26 2019-09-13

England struggle after familiar collapse against Australia "England\u0027s batting frailties were exposed again as they wasted a solid start and laboured to 271 for eight on the first day of the final Ashes test against Australia at The Oval on Thursday."...
04:52 2019-09-13

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled.        ...
05:13 2019-09-13

Medicare's finances are full of waste A new report just uncovered millions of dollars in Medicare waste. The report, from the Office of the Inspector General at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, found that the agency paid for some of the same drugs twice, wasting $160 million....
05:13 2019-09-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares advance on U.S.-China trade progress, ECB easing Asian stocks advanced on Friday as hints of progress in U.S.-China trade talks and aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank helped counter worries about a global economic slowdown....
05:13 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-Toyota using made-for-Tesla Panasonic batteries for China hybrids -Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp has started using batteries that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday....
05:13 2019-09-13

Oil falls as spectre of U.S.-China trade war haunts market Oil futures fell on Friday as optimism over an end to the U.S.-China trade war faded, leaving prices set for a weekly loss after days of wild gyrations....
05:13 2019-09-13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares advance on U.S.-China trade hopes, ECB stimulus Asian stocks advanced on Friday as hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute and aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank helped to counter worries about a global economic slowdown....
05:13 2019-09-13

UPDATE 8-Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
05:13 2019-09-13

Voxi has brought back its best ever SIM only deals in this impressive flash sale Whether it's Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, social media has the tendency to tear through our mobile data. One minute you're sitting happy with 30GB and the next, you're completely out and three hours into a binge of Twitter scrolling. Luckily, a flash sale from the people at Voxi is...
05:39 2019-09-13

Like His Favorite Phish Songs, Ryan Brown’s Tenure Ends Anticlimactically, And Years Too Late Ryan Vail Brown, SVP Business Development and member of the Gawker/Gizmodo/Fusion/G/O tribe for nearly seven years, is leaving us this week. You may not have heard his name, but there’s a very good chance that if you’re reading this, you interacted with him or his work at one point or another. Wheth...
05:39 2019-09-13

Radio Lunk Dan Sileo Loses Three Gigs Within A Year When last we left Dan Sileo, the radio host who has a tough time not being racist, he was the main attraction on 97.3 The Fan, the San Diego sports radio station that had to quickly rebrand after its original lineup fell apart. He’s since been tossed from three stations including that one, all withi...
05:39 2019-09-13

Should A Home Run Automatically End An Inning? I will not keep you waiting for an answer on this one. No, absolutely not and under no circumstances would it be a good idea for a homer to automatically end an inning in a big league baseball game. It seems important not to equivocate on this question. And yet this Funbag question, from a listener ...
05:39 2019-09-13

Google is now shamelessly ripping off Instagram, because why not? The trend of adding an Instagram-like “Stories” bubble at the top of apps rolls on, with Google’s Photos app now the latest to jump on the bandwagon. A new feature is rolling out in the app starting today called “Memories,” which essentially tweaks an existing feature t...
05:39 2019-09-13

Does Jennifer Lopez Have a Path to an Oscar for ‘Hustlers’? The 50-year-old actress is earning career-best reviews for playing a stripper turned criminal mastermind. Can the role result in her first Oscar nomination?...
06:00 2019-09-13

5G comes with unique security risks A former chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is asking policymakers to consider ways to improve mobile security as the nation moves toward fifth-generation, or 5G, networks....
06:00 2019-09-13

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including Stephen King's sequel 'It 2') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new Stephen King sequel 'It: Chapter Two.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
06:26 2019-09-13

Kuwait ruler leaves US hospital after ‘successful checkups’ Kuwait says its ruling 90-year-old emir has left a U.S. hospital after having “successful checkups” that forced him to cancel a visit to the White House to meet Trump...
06:26 2019-09-13

Patients evacuate Brazil hospital during fire, 1 person dead A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital has caused one death and forced staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battled the blaze...
06:26 2019-09-13

How data breaches are hurting small businesses Some 30% of consumers surveyed said they would never again use a small business that suffered a data breach, according to a new report from Bank of America Merchant Services....
06:26 2019-09-13

Switch’s Astral Chain is the only new release to make The NPD Group’s top 10 in August The NPD Group's list of the best-selling games in August is mostly made up titles that came out before that month. But Astral Chain made it in there.Read More...
06:52 2019-09-13

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare hands-on — Multiplayer beta is showing a more realistic sim Activision kicked off the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta on the PlayStation 4 today, giving fans their first experience on the PlayStation 4.Read More...
06:52 2019-09-13

Fantasy Basketball Draft Prep: Western Conference training camp battles to watch There is opportunity in closely following whose pulling ahead in camp and preseason competition. Here are Western Conference position battles that can yield Fantasy payoffs....
07:13 2019-09-13

Biden delivers the debate performance he needed, despite occasional missteps The former vice president goes on the offensive against Warren and Sanders on health care and counters attacks from others on the stage. Lower-down candidates also shine....
07:13 2019-09-13

Russia carries out mass raids against supporters of opposition leader Navalny Russian authorities raided homes and offices belonging to supporters of Kremlin opposition leader Alexei Navalny in 43 cities Thursday – a move Navalny described as the “biggest police operation in modern Russian history.”...
07:13 2019-09-13

New Zealand man admits he smashed cars with ax after drinking 48 beers A New Zealand man who says he downed 48 beers before smashing up two cars with an ax and chasing a group of friends during a drunken-rampage has pleaded guilty....
07:13 2019-09-13

Canadian coroner caught stashing bodies in refrigerated truck Canadian justice officials are investigating a local medical examiner in Alberta for stashing bodies in a refrigerated truck outside the coroner’s office, according to a report....
07:13 2019-09-13

Roger Goodell’s cowardly leadership betraying NFL’s true fans Let the record show that even before the Week 1 episodes starring recidivist miscreants Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham, Jr., nothing ailed the NFL more than the absence of a real-deal commissioner as opposed to cowardly, pandering $42 million per capitulator Roger Goodell. From the movie, “Fat Chan...
07:39 2019-09-13

Korie Leitten is using a serene country setting to help spread an important message (WGRZ) Korie Leitten loves living in the country near Strykersville, New York. It’s quiet, calming, and peaceful. She loves the silence, but recognizes that silence isn’t always a good thing. Leitten knows it’s not always easy to talk about mental health and suicide. She also knows...
07:39 2019-09-13

Three teens charged as Adults in Aggravated Robbery Case SIERRA VISTA, Ariz.- On Sept. 11, three teens were arrested and charged for aggravated assault. The Sierra Vista Police Department identified the three as 16-year-old Sierra Vista resident Michael Hayes, 16-year-old Douglas Resident Xaria Garcia and 17-year-old Sierra Vista resident Savannah Livesay...
07:39 2019-09-13

Google's Waymo Asked People To Test Its Semi-Autonomous Car Tech. What Happened Next Will Not Surprise You Back in 2013, Google’s self-driving car unit ran an experiment. They decided to give their semi-autonomous driving technology to a handful of employees with long highway commutes, as recounted by Waymo CEO John Krafcik at IAA Frankfurt. Because it was not fully tested yet, Google made those employ...
07:39 2019-09-13

Stop Sale Issued For Certain 2020 Jeep Gladiators Over Potential For Rear Driveshafts To Fracture Cool new pickup truck you’ve got there, pal! What is that, like, a Jeep Wrangler with a truck bed or something? A “Gladiator,” you say? They make those now? Wow, what a world we live in. Too bad it’s already being recalled....
07:39 2019-09-13

Over 200 Dead Due To Heavy Rains, Floods In Madhya Pradesh The monsoon continues to wreak havoc in Madhya Pradesh, leaving 202 dead and 32 people seriously injured due to rain and floods according to the state government. The monsoon also caused 631 animals,......
07:39 2019-09-13

Biden Was Asked About Segregation. His Answer Included a Record Player. The former vice president’s solution for inequality in schools touched on giving teachers a raise and playing a record player at night so children could hear more words....
07:39 2019-09-13

'National tragedy': Trump begins border wall construction in Unesco reserve Wall will traverse the entirety of the southern edge of the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument, one of the most biologically diverse regions in the USConstruction of a 30ft-high section of Donald Trump’s border barrier has begun in the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument in southern Arizona, a fede...
07:39 2019-09-13

Why the best film of the 21st century is There Will Be Blood Paul Thomas Anderson’s tragic parable of society’s addiction to oil, fuelled by a zealous Daniel Day-Lewis, is a burning indictment of male aggression and an apocalyptic warningThe title is a prophecy, a warning, or a vengeful supernatural pronouncement. Paul Thomas Anderson’s strange masterpiece, f...
07:39 2019-09-13

Painted lady stars in bumper Big Butterfly Count Numbers of top five species up on last year while small tortoiseshell moves northIt has been a painted lady summer. Nearly half a million of the migratory creatures were counted in British parks and gardens as part of the biggest butterfly survey in the world.The painted lady topped the charts of th...
07:39 2019-09-13

Giggles and 'joy jumps': rats love games of hide and squeak, scientists find Rodents enjoyed being found by humans and would hide again to keep the game goingThe next time you see a rat darting for cover, consider this: it might just want to have a playful game of hide-and-seek.A group of neuroscientists in Germany spent several weeks hanging out with rodents in a small room...
07:39 2019-09-13

"Bhai Einstein": Twitter Imagines Newton's Reaction To Piyush Goyal Gaffe Union Minister Piyush Goyal's statement on gravity set Twitter buzzing today. Mr Goyal was attending a trade event when he confused Issac Newton with Albert Einstein - a gaffe that led to a ton of......
08:00 2019-09-13

Deja vu for Toronto Maple Leafs as training camp begins without Mitch Marner Last season’s leading goal scorer and restricted free agent Mitch Marner was not present as he remains in a contract dispute with management. General Manager Kyle Dubas gave no indication whether the two sides were close to a deal....
08:00 2019-09-13

Want to Get Rich Quick Reselling Sneakers? These Guys Want to Help How big a business is reselling sneakers? Just look at these four individuals who've used that world to craft four wildly different, equally lucrative careers....
08:26 2019-09-13

SNL adds first Asian cast member. But another is under fire over anti-Asian slur Casting is significant for Saturday Night Live, which has been criticized in the past for its historical lack of diversitySaturday Night Live has added its first Asian cast member, and in the interest of balance, also added its first openly anti-Asian cast member. Season 45 Alert Welcome to the cast...
08:26 2019-09-13

Germany plans Libya conference to shore up arms embargo Violations of embargo have been both routine and often blatant, says UN special envoyGermany is planning to hold a UN-backed international conference on the future of Libya in an attempt to force the many regional actors to stop funding and arming the country’s warring sides.The UN has admitted its ...
08:26 2019-09-13

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 – winning images László Francsics has been named the overall winner in the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 competition, for his composition showing the 35 phases of January’s total lunar eclipse. Other winners include a panorama of the aurora borealis over the...
08:26 2019-09-13

Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' scientists say A newly discovered comet hurtling toward the orbit of Mars has scientists scurrying to confirm whether it came from outside the solar system, a likely prospect that would make it the second such interstellar object observed in our planetary neighborhood....
08:26 2019-09-13

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
08:26 2019-09-13

Selena Gomez Reveals Childhood Crush on Cole Sprouse--Despite Being Dylan's First Kiss Ah, to be a young and in love Disney Channel star. In honor of #ThrowbackThursday, Selena Gomez took to Instagram with must-see peak into her life as a pre-teen. The video, which shows......
08:26 2019-09-13

Arrest warrant issued for R. Kelly after failing to attend a court hearing A bench warrant was issued for singer R. Kelly after he failed to appear at a court hearing Thursday, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office in Minnesota said....
08:52 2019-09-13

Saudi Princess Convicted in French Assault Case: ‘This Dog Must be Killed’ Hassa bint Salman, the half sister of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was accused of ordering her bodyguard to hit a contractor working in her Paris apartment in 2016....
08:52 2019-09-13

NYPD sergeants honored for heroics at ceremony in Brooklyn When NYPD Sgt. Roger “RJ” Coleman saw a man with tattoos on his face and neck on a Manhattan subway platform back in May, he knew he was looking at the killer from a wanted poster that he had just handed out to his cops. “We were all looking for this guy,” Coleman told The......
08:52 2019-09-13

NYC schools will excuse kids who walk out for climate change rally Cut class for climate change! The Department of Education will excuse city kids who ditch school next Friday to partake in a Manhattan climate change protest, officials said Thursday. “TEN YEARS. We have ten years to save the planet,” Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned in a tweet. “Tod...
08:52 2019-09-13

Vincent Parco to sue Brooklyn DA over ‘false’ press release on sex-romp filming Former TV gumshoe Vincent Parco plans to sue the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office over its announcement of his prison sentence for illegally filming a steamy sexcapade on behalf of a pedophile — claiming the press release unfairly paints him as a child sex abuser. Parco, the 69-year-o...
08:52 2019-09-13

Vivianne Miedema inspires Arsenal to winning return to Champions League • Fiorentina 0-4 Arsenal Women• Miedema scores twice in ItalyClinical first-half finishing from Kim Little and Vivianne Miedema, with the latter getting her second and Lisa Evans also scoring after the break, ensured Arsenal will host the second leg with a surely unassailable four-goal lead on their...
08:52 2019-09-13

West Coast take on Geelong in AFL finals reeling from Willie Rioli's Asada finding Rioli faces ban of up to four years after anti-doping test‘Something other than urine’ found in test jarWest Coast have many questions that need answers after Willie Rioli’s shock Asada ban but the most pressing query is whether the stunning development has derailed their AFL premiership defence. Th...
08:52 2019-09-13

Donald Trump accepts Israel's spying denials The US president has said he accepts Israeli President Netanyahu's denials regarding spying on the White House. Media reports claimed surveillance devices were discovered and that they were most likely linked to Israel....
08:52 2019-09-13

US Democratic debate rivals slug it out over health care Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden came out fighting amid criticism his policies were too moderate....
08:52 2019-09-13

WeWork considering curbing Neumann's voting power to save IPO: source WeWork owner The We Company's executives, investors and advisers are discussing curbing the voting power of founder Adam Neumann and removing his co-founder wife from a role in succession planning, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
09:13 2019-09-13

Record low rates deliver competitive advantages to Australia's biggest banks: regulator Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said record-low interest rates are likely to benefit the country's "Big Four" lenders over their smaller counterparts due to their better capital position and access to cheaper funds....
09:13 2019-09-13

ECB announces fresh stimulus as eurozone economy falters Mario Draghi says bank will reboot quantitative easing in month Lagarde succeeds himThe European Central Bank has announced a fresh stimulus package in an attempt to prevent the fragile eurozone economy from grinding to a halt, with an interest rate cut and plans to pump €20bn (£19bn) a month into t...
09:39 2019-09-13

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
09:39 2019-09-13

Interminable Mike Pereira Rules Monologue Interrupted Several Times By Ghastly Football The NFL’s got to clean this crap up. The Thursday night game between the Panthers and Buccaneers was already a hellish, dismal slog, featuring punchless, amateurish offense run by a pair of deeply disinterested quarterbacks. Then the fourth quarter rolled around, and what might’ve otherwise been at ...
09:39 2019-09-13

The 100 best films of the 21st century Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000The director of our No 1 reactsFilm-makers featured in our list choose their No 1Peter Bradshaw on why our No 1 is our No...
09:39 2019-09-13

The New Resident Evil Is Good (So Far) I’ll be honest. When Project Resistance was announced, I was skeptical. A mutliplayer Resident Evil? Surely, that cannot work, I thought. At the Tokyo Game Show, I got hands-on with Project Resistance, and from what I played, I realized that, yes, yes it can....
10:00 2019-09-13

The Art Of Gears 5 The latest Gears of War is out this week, so tonight we’ll take a look at a bunch of the art that went into the game’s conception and production....
10:00 2019-09-13

Adidas Is Making A New Star Wars Sneaker, And Um Perhaps hoping to recapture a little of the magic from their older collaborations, Adidas is once again teaming up with Star Wars for a sneaker release ahead of the Rise of Skywalker in December....
10:00 2019-09-13

Tesla Model 3 The most affordable Tesla yet is tempting on the face of it, so should you yield or resist? When Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning established Tesla Motors in 2003, with Elon Musk joining as chairman shortly after, the subject of this week’s road test was their ultimate goal. Namely, a low-cost, ...
10:00 2019-09-13

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-hand selection of the company's strangest offerings A Phaeton kicks off our ‘worth buying’ round-up ...
10:00 2019-09-13

Bentley Flying Spur Speed seen with plug-in hybrid system Spyshots of Bentley's sportiest Flying Spur show charging flap for hybrid powertrain, likely to be Porsche Panamera-sourced Bentley is believed to be testing an upcoming flagship Speed variant of its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, and new spyshots show it sporting a plug-in hybrid powertrain.  The ...
10:00 2019-09-13

Land Rover Discovery Sport 2019 review New Discovery Sport is comfortable, refined and incredibly well mannered – as long as you drive it sensibly Make no mistake: there’s a lot more that’s new about this updated Land Rover Discovery Sport than immediately meets the eye. Sure, it looks largely the same as it has since the original mode...
10:00 2019-09-13

13 cultural references that made Friday the 13th unlucky Through myths, books and films, Friday the 13th has become an unusual day — even for those who aren't superstitious. The makers of the same-named movies might know a thing or two about this....
10:00 2019-09-13

'Game of Thrones' Targaryen prequel series close to HBO pilot deal HBO is nearing a pilot deal for a 'Game of Thrones' prequel series that would explore Targaryen family history. Author George R.R. Martin is involved.        ...
10:26 2019-09-13

Russian police raid opposition figures in 43 cities after Kremlin's big election losses Russian police raid the homes and offices of supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny after Putin's party suffered big losses in local elections        ...
10:26 2019-09-13

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
10:52 2019-09-13

Gionee Smart 'Life' Watch With IPS Touchscreen Launched in India Gionee Smart 'Life' Watch price in India is set at Rs. 2,999, and the smartwatch will go on sale in the country through Flipkart starting Saturday, September 14....
11:13 2019-09-13

Shradh 2019: Know The Dates, Significance And Rituals Shradh Date 2019: The first day of the shradh is called Purnima Shradha and the last day of Pitru Paksha is known as Sarvapitri Amavasya or Mahalaya Amavasya....
11:13 2019-09-13

Bahamians Look for Loved Ones as 1,300 Remain Missing After Hurricane Dorian (MCLEAN’S TOWN, Bahamas) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search amid alarming reports that 1,300 people remain listed as missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahama...
11:39 2019-09-13

Falling Yields Unleash Flood of Muni 'Century Bonds' State and local governments, along with universities, are joining companies in a dash to issue debt and lock in low rates, sometimes for up to 100 years....
11:39 2019-09-13

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
12:00 2019-09-13

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in the short term — if, that is, it's even feasible....
12:00 2019-09-13

European stocks steady after ECB stimulus boost European shares were roughly flat in early trading on Friday, on course for a fourth straight week of gains after the European Central Bank took strong action on economic growth and signalled governments should also do more....
12:26 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 13 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 13 points at 7,358 points on Friday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.2% ahead of cash market open....
12:26 2019-09-13

RPT-London's Heathrow airport says no disruption from activists' drones London's Heathrow Airport said there had been no disruption to operations by climate activists who planned to fly drones near the airport to ground flights on Friday, with British police saying they had arrested two men at the airport....
12:26 2019-09-13

Vaping Was Called Safer Than Smoking. What Happened? The growing use of battery-powered e-cigarettes -- the activity known as vaping -- has provoked one of the most robust debates among public-health specialists in years. The debate has intensified as some users of vaping devices, which have been thought of as safer than lit cigarettes, have come down...
12:26 2019-09-13

Pope’s Thailand visit will also be a family reunion The first papal visit to Thailand in 35 years is a particularly special occasion for the Pope's second cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori. (Sept. 13)        ...
12:26 2019-09-13

In Ohio, cost of opioid crisis isn't just fiscal Public officials in Ohio say no amount of money will restore the cities that have been upended by the opioid crisis. Local police and fire chiefs say it's taken an immeasurable toll on the wellbeing of first responders on the front lines. (Sept. 12)        ...
12:26 2019-09-13

How Netflix's Unbelievable Brings a Harrowing True Story to Life When teenager Marie Adler reported being raped by an intruder in her home in Lynnwood, Washington in August 2008, her life was upended in ways she couldn't have even begun to......
12:52 2019-09-13

Steam is finally fixing its games algorithm, as Epic Games Store looms large Steam is (finally) looking at improving its game recommendation algorithm for its PC marketplace, with an updated version that shifts the balance towards smaller and more personally relevant titles over just the biggest AAA games.Developer and publisher Valve has received a fair amount of flak in re...
12:52 2019-09-13

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest fires within its borders, in an escalating row between neighbours over regional haze....
13:13 2019-09-13

Australian state to cart truckloads of water to drought-hit town An Australian state will spend tens of thousands of dollars each month to truck water into a drought-hit town that is forecast to run out of drinking water by December, it said on Friday....
13:13 2019-09-13

EU weighs new energy taxes as Germany calls for 'drastic' steps The European Union is considering new energy taxes to meet its climate targets, top officials said on Friday, with Germany calling for "drastic steps" to reduce carbon emissions....
13:13 2019-09-13

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden stands out for all the wrong reasons HOUSTON — Front-running Joe Biden stood out the most in Thursday’s snoozer of a Democratic debate — but for all the wrong reasons as he rambled through responses laden with non-sequiturs about record-players and Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard. “Play the radio. Make sure the television — ...
13:13 2019-09-13

Charred Conception dive boat ruins brought to surface by salvage crew This charred hull is all that remains of the Conception after a devastating Sept. 2 blaze killed 34 people on board. The burned ruins of the doomed California dive boat were brought to the surface by a salvage team off the coast of Santa Barbara on Thursday, 10 days after an inferno broke out on......
13:13 2019-09-13

Apple’s revised policy for kids’ apps allows devs to collect anonymized data and display ads Apple has revised its App Store Review Guidelines with regards to kids’ apps, and its upcoming Sign in with Apple authentication feature. Its guidelines have now been updated to state that, in limited cases, third-party analytics may be permitted in kids apps — provided that the services do not coll...
13:39 2019-09-13

Samajwadi Party Seeks Shivpal Yadav's Disqualification From UP Assembly The Samajwadi Party (SP) has moved an application seeking the disqualification of Shivpal Singh Yadav from the Uttar Pradesh assembly under the anti-defection law....
13:39 2019-09-13

Jannayak Janata Party Releases First List Of Candidates For Haryana Polls The Dushyant Chautala led Jannayak Janata Party, which has decided to contest all 90 seats in Haryana, on Friday released the first list of party candidates for the upcoming state assembly polls....
13:39 2019-09-13

ABVP Replicated BJP's Lok Sabha Poll Strategy In DUSU Elections The ABVP was at the receiving end due to criticism after last year's fake degree case, where its presidential candidate was found to have submitted a forged degree to obtain admissions in DU....
13:39 2019-09-13

Appointment For Political Gains Not Correct: Court To Maharashtra Leaders The Bombay High Court today refused to quash the appointment of Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil and two others as ministers in the BJP-led Maharashtra government but said such appointments made for political......
13:39 2019-09-13

‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow explains why he wasn’t allowed to watch hit series growing up As a child, Tony Dow helped capture the innocence of America as Wally Cleaver in “Leave It to Beaver” — and it still continues to captivate audiences nearly 60 years since the show ended....
13:39 2019-09-13

Help! My Hotel Doesn’t Exist In a new Travel column, Sarah Firshein aims to help travelers resolve their thorniest and most upsetting travel disasters. This week, she investigates a nonexistent hotel, booked on Expedia....
13:39 2019-09-13

Amy Sherald’s Shining Second Act After her famous portrait of Michelle Obama, the artist is bringing her new works to New York. “Every painting is a kind of communion,” our critic says....
13:39 2019-09-13

Facebook Expands Availability of Local News Tool in the US The tool lets Facebook users opt into local information, including news articles, missing-person alerts, local election results, road closures, and crime report....
14:00 2019-09-13

US briefing: Democratic debate, Trump's wall and California boat fire Friday’s top story: Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders as frontrunners finally share a stage. Plus, the 100 best films of the 21st centurySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:00 2019-09-13

Ford, GM rev up electric pickup trucks to head off Tesla Large pickup trucks that tow most of the profits in to Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co are holdovers from another century - with heavy ladder frames and big internal combustion engines in the front driving the wheels in the back....
14:00 2019-09-13

Ireland says gap between EU and UK on Brexit 'very wide' The gap between Britain and the European Union over Brexit remains "very wide", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, as British leader Boris Johnson prepared to make a renewed push to reach an exit deal with the bloc....
14:26 2019-09-13

Ukraine presidential official Danylyuk worried about raid on PrivatBank The Secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council Oleksandr Danylyuk on Friday told reporters he was worried about a raid by police on the offices of state-run PrivatBank and the investigation into officials at the bank....
14:26 2019-09-13

US STOCKS-Futures rise as investors cheer trade progress U.S. stock index futures rose on Friday as new signs of progress in trade relations between the United States and China comforted markets, which have been rankled by a prolonged stand off between the world's two largest economies....
14:26 2019-09-13

Wall St Week Ahead-With rate cut likely, market wonders how low Fed will go With U.S.-China trade tensions roiling markets, investors are counting on support for stocks coming from a Federal Reserve willing to keep cutting interest rates to help the U.S. economy avoid a severe downturn....
14:26 2019-09-13

METALS-Copper reaches fresh peak on optimism over trade talks Copper hit the highest in 1-1/2 months on Friday as investors hoped an easing of trade tensions between the United States and China might eventually boost metals demand....
14:26 2019-09-13

Opioid Reckoning Hits Money Managers Exposure to drug companies with potential liabilities stemming from widespread opioid addiction is damaging investment returns at several money managers as pain from the national drug crisis spreads....
14:52 2019-09-13

Visiting London? Insiders share tips London has so many incredible choices for travelers that it can get overwhelming. Insiders share their top tips for your visit -- from hotels and restaurants to nightlife and shopping....
14:52 2019-09-13

Crystal Palace youngster Ryan Inniss banned for five matches for biting West Ham U23s player Crystal Palace defender Ryan Inniss has been banned for five matches by the FA after admitting a charge of violent conduct having been accused of biting a West Ham U23 player while on loan with Newport County....
15:13 2019-09-13

Michail Antonio on the comeback trail as West Ham face Aston Villa test West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini says Michail Antonio is making early good progress on his long road to recovery from successful hamstring surgery....
15:13 2019-09-13

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints at scale of Man Utd rebuild after Paul Scholes 'writes off' next two years Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to argue with Paul Scholes' assertion that Manchester United need to 'write off' two years to get back into title contention....
15:13 2019-09-13

Spooked by Facebook's Libra, euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency Euro zone governments and central banks are working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital currency that they hope would make redundant projects like Facebook's Libra, which is seen as a risk to financial stability, officials said on Friday....
15:13 2019-09-13

One Nation Tories are flocking to Lib Dems to escape Boris Johnson's narrow little cult, says Sir Vince Cable One Nation Conservatives are flocking to the Liberal Democrats as Boris Johnson's Tory Party "retreats into a narrow little cult", Sir Vince Cable said today....
15:13 2019-09-13

Progress 1000: Snap founder Evan Spiegel hails London's booming tech ahead of Evening Standard honours London's explosively growing tech sectors are on course to attract record levels of investment this year, sealing the capital's status as Europe's dominant silicon city....
15:13 2019-09-13

Heathrow drone protest fails as activists marred by technical breakdowns before police make two arrests Attempts by climate change protesters to disrupt flights at Heathrow this morning failed as technical issues hampered attempts to use drones and police arrested two climate change protesters at the airport....
15:13 2019-09-13

Lawmaker's Links Heighten Alarm Over Beijing's Reach in Australia An Australian lawmaker is facing a political backlash over her ties to Beijing-backed organizations, a sign of deepening sensitivities about perceived meddling by China in national affairs....
15:13 2019-09-13

Antonio Brown likely to play for New England Patriots in Week 2: report Antonio Brown is reportedly likely to play Sunday in his first game with the New England Patriots despite a civil lawsuit that was filed against him accusing him of sexually assaulting and raping his former trainer....
15:39 2019-09-13

Eden Hazard To Make Real Madrid Debut In La Liga Eden Hazard was expected to make his debut in Vigo in the opening round in mid-August after joining Madrid for an initial 100 million euros from Chelsea in June....
15:39 2019-09-13

Regular Consumption Of Tea May Help Boost Brain Function: Health Benefits Of Tea Researchers have found that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function as compared to non-tea drinkers....
15:39 2019-09-13

Couple welcomes 9 lb. 11 oz. baby on 9/11 at 9:11 Baby Christina was born on 9/11/19 at 9:11 and weighed in at 9 pounds 11 ounces. (Source: Brown family/Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital) (Source: Brown family/Methodist Le Bonheur) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – For the last 18 years, 9/11 has been a somber day of remembrance. But for one Mid-...
16:00 2019-09-13

Wealth Advisory Firms Are Merging, but What’s in It for Clients? The answer may depend on how much money the wealthy have to invest, experts say. Either way, a change in ownership may bring changes in how clients’ money is managed....
16:00 2019-09-13

In photos: Judith Light honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Award-winning actress Judith Light is honored during an unveiling ceremony honoring her with the 2,673rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Sept. 12....
16:00 2019-09-13

Neymar available for PSG this weekend after Barca transfer saga "Neymar is available to play for Paris St Germain after being left out of their squad as negotiations took place over a potential return to Barcelona, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Friday."...
16:00 2019-09-13

Dolphins allow former first-round pick Minkah Fitzpatrick to seek trade, per report The Dolphins are not actively seeking to trade Minkah Fitzpatrick, but they are allowing him to seek out options, according to ESPN.       ...
16:00 2019-09-13

Justin Thomas reveals melanoma scare, encourages others to get checked Justin Thomas revealed he had a recent melanoma scare that was discovered when he had a mole on his leg checked out. He urged others to get checked.       ...
16:00 2019-09-13

U.S. House panel demands tech company emails in antitrust investigation A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails and other company records from Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google as it seeks evidence of anticompetitive behavior....
16:52 2019-09-13

Ex-Donkey Kong record holder threatens to sue Guinness A gamer who had the highest score ever in the arcade classic Donkey Kong has threatened to sue Guinness World Records after his achievement was deemed fake and removed from its listings....
16:52 2019-09-13

In debate, Democrats steer clear of economy HOUSTON — In the last few weeks, Democratic presidential candidates have focused on fears of a recession, accusing President Trump of recklessness in handling the nation's economic affairs....
16:52 2019-09-13

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online platforms in response to new laws from foreign governments, regardless of whether U.S. lawmakers act to change a U.S. law that has allowed social media p...
16:52 2019-09-13

Top desktop as a service (DaaS) providers: Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and more Desktop as a service adoption lags behind on-premise VDI, but the popularity of cloud-hosted desktops is growing. Here's a look at the top DaaS providers and their services....
16:52 2019-09-13

Former Oregon State, Cincinnati Bengals CB Terrell Roberts killed in shooting Former Oregon State Beavers and Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Terrell Roberts was shot and killed at his grandmother's home in Richmond, Calif. He was 38....
16:52 2019-09-13

Harvard says it accepted gifts from Epstein before 2008 sex-crime conviction Harvard University expressed remorse on Friday for accepting millions of dollars in gifts from Jeffrey Epstein in the years before his 2008 sex crimes conviction and said it regretted its association with the disgraced financier....
17:13 2019-09-13

Speaker of UK House of Commons vows to stop Johnson 'robbing a bank' with no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the outgoing Speaker of the UK House of Commons, has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against ignoring the law and implementing a no-deal Brexit on October 31, a move that he compared to "robbing a bank."...
17:13 2019-09-13