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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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Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
03:13 2019-06-18

Kirsten Dunst's On Becoming A God In Central Florida moves from YouTube to Showtime After getting picked up AMC years ago and then dumped onto YouTube Premium, the Kirsten Dunst-starring series On Becoming A God In Central Florida has found a third home, with Variety reporting that Showtime has now picked it up—making this kind of a weird step up, at least in terms of prestige. The...
03:13 2019-06-18

Kelsey Grammer joins roster of replacement Liptons on new Inside The Actors Studio Last September, we reported that James Lipton would be stepping down as the host of Inside The Actors Studio after 25 years, with new home network Ovation announcing in April that he would be replaced by a rotating group of hosts—including Jane Lynch and Alec Baldwin. Now we have another famous pers...
03:13 2019-06-18

Today in heavy-handed metaphors: The tree that inspired Dr. Seuss' The Lorax has fallen It’s a sad day for Dr. Seuss fans, because the tree that presumably inspired The Lorax has fallen. The little orange creature with a yellow mustache and love for trees is most likely crying somewhere, and you might be too. It’s not entirely certain if this is the exact tree that inspired the ones in...
03:13 2019-06-18

U.S. Restores Some Aid to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new funding until those countries do more to reduce migrant flows to the ...
03:13 2019-06-18

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique....
03:13 2019-06-18

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
03:39 2019-06-18

Trump ex-aide Manafort moved to Manhattan, arraignment seen near: source Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was transferred to a detention facility in Manhattan on Monday ahead of an expected arraignment on state charges in New York, a person familiar with the matter said....
03:39 2019-06-18

U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110-year prison term for running a large Ponzi scheme....
03:39 2019-06-18

14-year-old saves dad after injured while hiking near Montezuma Pass COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – A 58-year-old man was rescued by emergency crews after he slipped and fell during a hike at Montezuma Pass. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the man reportedly broke his leg while hiking down the Crest Trail, located about 1.5 miles above Montezuma Pa...
03:39 2019-06-18

Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist comments he made 2 years ago REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv said that his Harvard University admission for the class of 2023 had been rescinded. He said his admission was revoked "over texts and comments made nearly two years ago." Kashuv apologized in May over comment...
03:39 2019-06-18

Here's why reparations have suddenly become a hot button issue ahead of the 2020 presidential race The House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing this week focused specifically on the topic of reparations for black Americans. The legislation, introduced by Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, would establish a commis...
03:39 2019-06-18

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still, industry watchers don't think a rate cut will come in June. Cuts have not always been positive for the stock market. The Fed will likely hold off ...
03:39 2019-06-18

Reversible superglue proves strong enough to hold average man Snail slime-like substance appears to solve problem of weak and reversible or strong and irreversible adhesiveA reversible superglue that mimics the under-appreciated properties of dried snail mucus has proved strong enough to bear the weight of an average man.Scientists who tested the slime-inspire...
03:39 2019-06-18

How canines capture your heart: scientists explain puppy dog eyes Study finds animals developed a facial muscle to wield emotional power over humansIn a project that has all the makings of a Roald Dahl classic, scientists have hit on an answer to the mystery of how man’s best friend got its puppy dog eyes.The sad, imploring expression held such power over humans d...
03:39 2019-06-18

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
03:52 2019-06-18

American Airlines in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: Reuters American Airlines Group is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
03:52 2019-06-18

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
04:00 2019-06-18

4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade, police say Police in Toronto said four people were shot, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation is ongoing....
04:00 2019-06-18

Florida man says he had sex with stolen pool toys instead of raping women A Florida burglary suspect told police that he’s stolen a number of inflatable pool toys so he could have sex with them instead of raping women, a report said. The suspect, 35-year-old Christopher William Monnin, allegedly broke into a number of homes in the city of Palm Bay in Brevard County that h...
04:13 2019-06-18

Maggots found on patient at same Arizona facility where disabled woman allegedly raped Maggots were discovered crawling on a patient at the same Arizona health facility where a female resident was allegedly raped by a nurse, according to officials. The Department of Health Services announced its plans Friday to revoke Hacienda HealthCare’s license after “several” mag...
04:13 2019-06-18

Officer recalls OJ Simpson’s infamous white Bronco chase 25 years later It was exactly 25 years ago that the most famous car chase in history interrupted households across the nation. But while hot on the chase of O.J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco, Orange County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Sewell had no idea the entire country was glued to live footage of the pursuit....
04:13 2019-06-18

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants following days of tense negotiations, and despite warnings from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “We will be passing legislation restoring the right for all qua...
04:13 2019-06-18

Our Favorite Cosplay From MCM London Comic Con 2019 Twice a year, London plays host to one of the biggest nerd shows in all of Europe, as well over 100,000 fans cram into the ExCel convention centre in the British capital for panels, merch, parties and of course cosplay....
04:39 2019-06-18

Richard Goodstein on AOC remarks: Nancy Pelosi is the speaker because of moderate Dems House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the position she is because of moderate congressional districts flipping from Republican to Democrat, according to Richard Goodstein....
04:39 2019-06-18

Juan Williams on Dem impeachment battle: Ocasio-Cortez motivated by 'fury,' Pelosi by winning in 2020 Is there a civil war brewing among Democrats over impeachment? "The Five" addressed the topic today with co-host Juan Williams saying Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is motivated to impeach President Trump by "fury" and that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is motivated not to impeach hi...
04:39 2019-06-18

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
04:52 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A routine meeting of the Executive Council was called ...
05:00 2019-06-18

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 10:44PM EDT until June 17 at 11:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Woodford County in central Kentucky… Southwestern Scott County in central Kentucky… Northeastern Anderson County in central Kentucky… West central Fayette County in central KentuckyR...
05:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: NY OK’s licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 10:35 p.m. New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state Senate approved the proposal Monday and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed it later in the day, f...
05:00 2019-06-18

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman’s 2016 death BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender. The Birmingham News reports that Denzell Thomas, whose trial was set to begin this week, entered the pl...
05:00 2019-06-18

Sunday’s US win most-watched Women’s World Cup group match LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Americans’ 3-0 win over Chile set a record for the most-watched group-stage Women’s World Cup match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew 5,324,000 viewers for Sunday’s game, topping 4,492,000 for the Americans’ 0-0 group-stage draw against Swed...
05:00 2019-06-18

Why celebrity profiles have turned into self-serving gush fests The celebrity profile is dead. There is no more point, it seems, in commissioning one or researching and writing one or participating in one — not for the journalist and certainly not for the celebrity, who now can control his or her narrative to an unprecedented and thuddingly boring degree. If thi...
05:00 2019-06-18

Here’s why Minecraft: Story Mode episodes are $100 each on Xbox 360 right now Something strange is happening with Minecraft: Story Mode. The game is currently on the verge of disappearing, at least from digital storefronts, but it’s reappeared on the Xbox 360’s digital storefron, and at an insanely high markup? So what’s going on? Unfortunately, the price is more of a last ga...
05:13 2019-06-18

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to address our most important challenges, create a futu...
05:26 2019-06-18

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
05:39 2019-06-18

Sonia Gandhi To Hold Congress' Parliamentary Strategy Meet Today: Report Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to chair a meeting of her party's Parliament strategy group today to chalk out the strategy for the ongoing session of Parliament....
05:39 2019-06-18

Encounter Breaks Out In J&K's Anantnag, 3 Terrorists Trapped At least three terrorists are trapped inside a building at Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag after an encounter with security forces broke out this morning, the police said. They said more troops have been......
05:39 2019-06-18

BJP's Membership Drive A Way To Expand Party's Reach, Says Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah Monday said the aim of the party's membership drive is to expand its reach and make it inclusive so that it reaches people from all walks of life....
05:39 2019-06-18

Extreme Porsche 718 Spyder joins line-up News 17 Jun, 2019 The new Porsche 718 Spyder uses the same underpinnings as the Cayman GT4, with a 4.0-litre straight-six lifted from the 911...
06:00 2019-06-18

Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy Political and economic forces appear to have combined this year in a way that has darkened the outlook, which could be problematic for the president’s reelection efforts....
06:00 2019-06-18

New York latest state to approve driver's licenses for illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States will be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo....
06:00 2019-06-18

Man who shared video of Christchurch shooting sentenced to 21 months in prison Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gunman on March 15 as he began killing 51 people at two mosques....
06:13 2019-06-18

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17,300-crore deal, which would have helped partly......
06:26 2019-06-18

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch retained India's economic growth forecast for the next financial......
06:26 2019-06-18

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more importantly, it will be free to play. Obviously, there will be in-app purchases, but those will be ...
06:52 2019-06-18

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
07:00 2019-06-18

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
07:00 2019-06-18

76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their credentials, 76 MEPs said in a letter sent to the governing body of the European legislature on Monday....
07:00 2019-06-18

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
07:52 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
07:52 2019-06-18

Rachel Dolezal reveals that she's bisexual in the middle of Pride Month Rachel Dolezal, the woman who "self identifies" as black and stepped down from a senior NAACP post in 2015, says on social media that she's bisexual.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Daily on Energy: Chemical group CEO dishes on the Green New Deal, carbon pricing, and more Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
08:13 2019-06-18

Final Fantasy 8 Remaster PS4 release confirmed to have one important PlayStation feature Final Fantasy VIII fans will all tell you one thing: music is one of the most important things in the game. Good news, then, as Square Enix confirms the remaster will get the best version of the OST....
08:13 2019-06-18

We must keep smartphones from making us dumber Most of us whose brains haven’t been fried by overuse of “smart” phones have tacitly assumed that there are great dangers to the overuse of those devices. Now, researchers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia are confirming for us what we thought we knew....
08:26 2019-06-18

Grenfell survivors beam damning message onto Parliament: 'This building still hasn't kept its promises' Survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower fire have projected a damning message on to the Houses of Parliament two years on from the devastating blaze....
08:39 2019-06-18

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites and, if it is good enough for them, you may as wel...
08:39 2019-06-18

Alibaba reshuffles management; CFO Wu to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
08:39 2019-06-18

Asia stocks cautious before Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions....
08:39 2019-06-18

TPD: Investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near Stone Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the homicide happened in the 400 block of E Navajo Rd. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest update....
08:52 2019-06-18

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated....
08:52 2019-06-18

| Teen NBA prospect LaMelo Ball signs with Australia's Hawks LaMelo Ball, rated among the top US high school prospects and the brother of NBA guard Lonzo Ball, has signed with the Illawarra Hawks of Australia's National Basketball League....
09:13 2019-06-18

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission ...
09:13 2019-06-18

DR authorities ID man they say paid Ortiz hitmen Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston....
09:26 2019-06-18

New Zealand man jailed for sharing video of mass shooting: media A New Zealand man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday for distributing videos of a massacre at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, media reported....
09:26 2019-06-18

New Zealand Man Gets 21 Months for Sharing Video of Christchurch Attacks Philip Arps, who owns an insulation company that uses white supremacist symbols, also sent a copy of the video to be doctored to look like a first-person-shooter video game....
09:52 2019-06-18

Fortnite 9.30 Update Patch Notes: Chug Splash, Map Changes, Season 9 Battle Royale Latest Fortnite Update 9.30 Patch Notes are out today. Keep track of the all-new changes for Battle Royale on PS4, Xbox One and the rest of the platforms, here....
09:52 2019-06-18

‘Miracle’ teen somehow survives having 10-inch knife lodged inside his skull A teenager from Kansas accidentally plunged a 10-inch knife into his skull — and managed to survive — in what is being described by his family as “a miracle.” “It could not have had a pound more force on it and him survive that event,” explained Dr. Koji Ebersole in a video r...
10:13 2019-06-18

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly foun...
10:13 2019-06-18

Stewart dares McConnell to meet 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders — and challenging the Senate majority leader to meet with the ailing heroes on Tuesday. The former host of “The Daily ShowR...
10:13 2019-06-18

Friend of slain former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith charged with murder A friend of the ex-Arkansas state senator found shot dead in her home this month was charged with her murder on Monday. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, was ordered held without bond after being charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence in the death of 57-year-old f...
10:13 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 3:58AM EDT until June 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Southeast Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Dearborn, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, ...
10:13 2019-06-18

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker. News outlets report North Miami police Officer Jonathan Aledda was found not guilty Monday of attempted manslaughter. Arnaldo Rios Soto f...
10:13 2019-06-18

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love Rally” say Trump’s announcement in Orlando on T...
10:13 2019-06-18

Venezuela’s misery doesn’t even spare the dead in Maracaibo MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Even the dead aren’t safe in Maracaibo, a sweltering, suffering city in Venezuela. Thieves have broken into some of the vaults and coffins in El Cuadrado cemetery since late last year, stealing ornaments and sometimes items from corpses as the country sinks to new d...
10:13 2019-06-18

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton o...
10:13 2019-06-18

Porcello pitches Red Sox past Twins 2-0 with 7 scoreless MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched seven shutout innings for Boston to outduel Minnesota ace Jose Berrios, and the Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six straight games with a 2-0 victory over the Twins on Monday night. Porcello (5-6) allowed only four hits and one walk wi...
10:13 2019-06-18

India is still hounding WhatsApp to make its messages traceable The privacy vs. security battle is heating up in India. The Indian government has once again asked WhatsApp to “digitally fingerprint” every message sent on its platform without breaking its encryption, according to The Economic Times. The report further added, WhatsApp needs to be able to identify ...
10:13 2019-06-18

How to recover your hacked Instagram account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Previously, if your Instagram account was taken over by an attacker, recovering it would require wading through choppy customer support, or calling for assistance...
10:13 2019-06-18

This might be your last chance to get the big-battery Moto E4 Plus at a 50 percent discount The Moto E4 Plus is far from Motorola's latest budget-friendly trooper, but even though the newer and arguably better Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play have been repeatedly discounted of late, this modest 5.5-incher released all the way back in 2017 has somehow managed to retain its own mass appeal.Typ...
10:26 2019-06-18

Oppo A5s 4GB RAM Variant Now Reportedly on Sale in India Oppo has reportedly released the 4GB RAM variant of its Oppo A5s smartphone in India. It has been priced at Rs. 12,990 and can be purchased in Green and Gold colour options....
10:52 2019-06-18

Honor 20i to Go on Sale in India Today at 12 Noon via Flipkart Honor 20i is all set to go on sale for the first time in India today. Honor 20i price in India has been set at Rs. 14,999 for the sole variant with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage....
10:52 2019-06-18

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Gets Night Mode, June Security Patch: Report Samsung has reportedly begun the rollout of a new update for the Galaxy Note 9, which brings a dedicated Night mode and the June Android security patch....
10:52 2019-06-18

What to know about overdosing on antidepressants Antidepressants can help treat a wide range of mental health conditions. It is possible to take too many, with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and tremor. Learn more about overdosing on antidepressants here....
11:13 2019-06-18

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East....
11:26 2019-06-18

Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe: judicial source Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source confirmed to Reuters....
11:26 2019-06-18

Beechwood: 'I can't believe the evil that happened there' A victim of the regime at a notorious children's home has come forward to tell her story - one of hundreds of accounts of abuse heard by a national inquiry....
11:39 2019-06-18

Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Overcoming ''Internal Obstacles'' While Accepting MTV's Trailblazer Award Jada Pinkett Smith is getting the recognition she deserves! At the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, the actress was honored with one of the biggest achievements in Hollywood: the......
11:39 2019-06-18

Audrina Patridge Teases "Wild Ride" on The Hills: New Beginnings Audrina Patridge just spilled major secrets about The Hills: New Beginnings. With the MTV reboot set to premiere in just a few days, the 34-year-old reality star has shared what viewers......
11:39 2019-06-18

TrevorLIVE New York Gala 2019: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Pride month continues with another star-studded celebration in New York City! The Trevor Project--an organization working to end LGBTQ+ youth suicide--hosted its bi-annual gala at......
11:39 2019-06-18

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing glance. And that’s the moment. It’s a scene from a ...
11:39 2019-06-18

Women’s World Cup game-changing moments No 3: China in 1991 Fifa’s fears that the tournament would be a commercial failure and the players might not last 90 minutes proved unfounded at the Women’s World Championship For The M&Ms CupLike much of what is published on Fifa’s website, its account of what it calls “the inaugural Women’s World Cup” is served up wi...
11:39 2019-06-18

|WATCH:MarkRonsonopensupabouttherapyhelpinghimthroughdifficulttimes Mark Ronson has opened up being sent to therapy when his mother was going through divorce from husband Mick Jones and how he gets "overwhelmed easily"....
11:39 2019-06-18

Man drives at least 30 miles seemingly fast asleep at the wheel of his Tesla Police in Southern California are looking for a Tesla driver who was filmed apparently getting some beauty sleep on a busy highway.Tesla's offers two self-driving options to take over mundane tasks: Autopilot and Full Self Driving. With Autopilot, the car can steer, accelerate and brake for oth...
11:39 2019-06-18

Future smartphones could have anti-pickpocket technology If you've spent a huge sum of money on a phone, you don't want a cheeky thief to swipe it right out of your pocket, and phones in the future might have a handy feature that stops them doing just that – or, at least, makes it a lot harder for them to pick your pocket.A patent filed b...
11:39 2019-06-18

I am unable to reach orgasm through sex with my wife I masturbated five times a week before getting married, and can still bring myself to orgasm that way, but through vaginal sex it doesn’t happen at allI got married two weeks ago at the age of 25 to my wife, who is 29. I started masturbating at 14 and did so at least five times a week leading up to ...
11:52 2019-06-18

| Police actions slammed | Abortion rights denied: WATCH the top world news videos for today Phoenix couple wants officers fired over incident | Pelosi: Abortion restrictions 'really dangerous'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:13 2019-06-18

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Then, shockingly, the number of new hep-C cases star...
12:13 2019-06-18

Niti Aayog Proposes To Sell Only EVs 2030 Onwards Government's think tank had earlier suggested banning all conventional three-wheelers and two-wheelers which are equipped with engines of up to 150 cc....
12:13 2019-06-18

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:26 2019-06-18

From gas in Russia to China-bound plastics, Austria's OMV shifts focus for growth After years of largely banking on low-cost Russia for growth, OMV is shifting attention towards the Middle East as its chemist chief executive chases his vision of making the Austrian oil and gas group a major supplier of plastics....
12:26 2019-06-18

Truckmaker Volvo to partner with Nvidia to develop AI for driverless vehicles Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-06-18

Northrop engine teams with Raytheon hypersonic program Raytheon Co said on Tuesday it has teamed up with Northrop Grumman Corp to develop and produce engines for hypersonic weapons that can travel 4,000 miles per hour....
12:26 2019-06-18

QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup — and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in....
12:26 2019-06-18

Mamata Banerjee To Skip PM-Led Meeting Of Party Chiefs Tomorrow Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today sent a negative RSVP to tomorrow's all-party meeting, saying a day's dialogue is not enough to take a call on the agenda....
12:39 2019-06-18

Banda District Water Woes Force Uttar Pradesh Police To Guard Ken River Uttar Pradesh police's 24-hour guard of the Ken River has been made necessary by illegal sand mining that is rampant across the almost dry river, threatening the already scarce water supply to Banda......
12:39 2019-06-18

Terrorism on the High Seas Julie Salamon’s “An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer” recounts an episode that introduced Americans to terrorism long before 9/11....
12:39 2019-06-18

Heathrow plans 12-mile 'green loop' around expanded airport for cyclists and pedestrians Heathrow bosses want to create a 12-mile "green loop" of cycleways, footpaths and wildlife "reserves" around the expanded airport to offset criticism that the third runway will eat up hundreds of acres of open land....
12:52 2019-06-18

Ericsson comes up with super high-tech anti-smartphone-theft solution Over the past few years, manufacturers have made great strides to discourage smartphone theft. These are usually locking mechanisms, which block the phone from ever being used by someone else than its user — either through biometric scanners or the good old passcode. And if a thief tries to reset yo...
12:52 2019-06-18

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup, goals and good old VAR Our cartoonist looks at the second week of France 2019, thrashings, goal sizes and that instant replay magicTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
13:13 2019-06-18

Royal Ascot 2019: day one – live! St James’s Palace Stakes among opening-day racesTalking Horses: Phoenix Of Spain to reign on first dayAnd feel free to email Tony or tweet @tonypaley 11.51am BST Bit early with this today as there is already news of a ‘plunge’. Apparently blue is the colour and there is word of the bookies suspendin...
13:13 2019-06-18

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
13:26 2019-06-18

Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after the United States announced it would deploy more troops there....
13:26 2019-06-18

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president, a sweeping set of policies she is highlighting as part of her bid for the Democratic nomination....
13:26 2019-06-18

| Fleck years: Stalled progress … in insufferable climate Rob Houwing runs the rule over the now-ended Robbie Fleck years in charge of the Stormers. Yes, he laboured … but also in the face of humungous hazards....
13:26 2019-06-18

ThriveNYC lacks initiative to prevent recidivism among mentally ill A staggering 48% of Big Apple inmates with mental illness end up back in jail within a year of their release — yet the city's $250 million-a-year mental health program ThriveNYC has no targeted initiatives to help them....
13:39 2019-06-18

Thomas Gilbert Jr. searched for hit men online before killing dad: prosecutors Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr., whose lawyers have mounted an insanity defense, searched for contract killers and hit men on the internet in the months before he allegedly shot his millionaire hedge-funder father in the head. Prosecutors unveiled Gilbert Jr.’s browser history in Manha...
13:39 2019-06-18

Foul smells in air after gas line ruptures in Brooklyn Foul-smelling odors filled the air in Brooklyn Monday when a gas line was ruptured in a construction accident. Construction workers hit the gas line on 12th Avenue near 47th Street in Borough Park at around 11:40 a.m., FDNY officials said. “It smelled really bad,” said local Hady Heimlich, 80, who r...
13:39 2019-06-18

Generations of Mentorship: Conversations With L.G.B.T.Q. Elders As gay, lesbian and transgender communities become less stigmatized — in part thanks to mentor-mentee relationships — will it be easier for young people to imagine a life where they actually grow old?...
13:39 2019-06-18

In battleground state of Florida, Trump to launch re-election campaign President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally launches what may be an uphill battle to persuade voters to give him four more years in office, as he bets a strong U.S. economy will outweigh voter concerns about his unorthodox style and polarizing policies....
13:39 2019-06-18

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is mentioned in the Mueller report more than 180 times....
13:39 2019-06-18

4 Get Life Term, One Acquitted In 2005 Ayodhya Terror Attack Case Fourteen years after a terror attack in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya, a special court in Prayagraj has sentenced four of the accused to life imprisonment and acquitted one....
13:39 2019-06-18

Marathwada Water Grid To Cater Needs Of Parched Region: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was planning to ensure piped drinking water supply in every village of the parched Marathwada region through a water grid....
13:39 2019-06-18

Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-06-18

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' daughter walked in on them during sex: 'You just ruined my birthday and my life!' Kelly Ripa and Mark Conseulos revealed Monday that their daughter Lola walked in on them while they were intimate on Father’s Day, which also happened to be her 18th birthday....
13:52 2019-06-18

LIC New Money Plan-20 Years: Premium, Money Backs, Other Benefits Here LIC Insurance: Any individual in the age group of 13 years and 50 years can buy the LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years for minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. There is no maximum limit for the sum......
13:52 2019-06-18

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here The federal government is widely expected to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tuesday — but even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months, away....
13:52 2019-06-18

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister because the Tory MP oversaw “devastating” cuts in efforts to tackle the climate crisis when...
14:13 2019-06-18

Democrats want to solve an inequality problem that doesn't exist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tells us that wealth inequality is at grotesque and immoral levels. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a plan to tax everyone lots and lots to solve this. The slight problem is that the Federal Reserve tells us that wealth inequality isn't at those high levels. In fact, ...
14:13 2019-06-18

MOVES-NatWest names CEO for its new digital-only bank NatWest Holdings, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, said on Tuesday it had appointed Marieke Flament as the first chief executive officer of its new digital-only bank for small businesses, Mettle....
14:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may be a threat to competition in the country....
14:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Nvidia boosts self-driving AI business with Volvo trucks deal Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, in a boost for the U.S. chipmaker that was ditched by Tesla last year....
14:26 2019-06-18

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing. East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said Tuesday the Arim Jaya was traveling from Sumenep on Madura island to...
14:26 2019-06-18

Serbian court acquits ex-US Marine citing lack of evidence BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian court has acquitted a former U.S. Marine charged with illegal possession and distribution of weapons. The case of Daniel Corbett, reportedly a U.S. Navy SEAL reservist, has made headlines in Serbia since he was arrested in a Belgrade apartment along with three Serbs...
14:26 2019-06-18

Jenni Rivera biopic in the works with her family’s support LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Mexican-American superstar singer Jenni Rivera is getting a biopic. Jenni Rivera Enterprises said Tuesday it has partnered with production companies Mucho Mas Media and De Line Pictures to develop a film based on the life of the woman known as the “Diva de la Banda....
14:26 2019-06-18

Spain smashes prostitution ring that duped Ukrainian women MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes. The National Police said in a statement Tuesday they believe the international gang had forced more th...
14:26 2019-06-18

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack writing memoir NEW YORK (AP) — Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack is working on a memoir. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bennack’s “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life” will come out in October. According to the publisher, Bennack w...
14:26 2019-06-18

FIFA says wrong to stop Iran activists in World Cup stadiums NICE, France (AP) — FIFA says it was wrong for people campaigning for women to be allowed into Iranian soccer stadiums to be removed from a Women’s World Cup game in France. Stadium security officials intervened in Grenoble during Saturday’s game between New Zealand and Canada when they ...
14:26 2019-06-18

Perfect record for France but a lot to improve as knockout phase looms - Hosts France benefited from two highly debatable goals in their last two Group A games as they reached the World Cup knockout phase with a perfect record that did not mask their shortcomings....
14:26 2019-06-18

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
14:26 2019-06-18

Crystal Palace hold firm over Aaron Wan-Bissaka as Man Utd plan next move Crystal Palace are maintaining their strong stance with Aaron Wan-Bissaka after rejecting a second bid of around £50m from Manchester United for the defender....
14:26 2019-06-18

Streaming service VidAngel ordered to pay $62.4M for pirating movies A federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday ordered movie streaming service VidAngel — known for removing the curses and nudity from films — to pay $62.4 million to Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. for ripping off their content, according to reports. U.S. District Judge Andre Birotte had already...
15:00 2019-06-18

An open letter to my Macbook Pro, on which I spilled coffee this morning My dearest MacBook Pro, I’m sorry. I’m so, so sorry. It wasn’t meant to be like this. We’ve spent five beautiful years together and, honestly, they’ve been the best of my life. We’ve shared almost everything together, the highs and the lows. But… God, this is tough. I was sitting down to write this ...
15:00 2019-06-18

Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenges and Rewards Leaked: Full challenge list revealed Because noting is scared, dataminers have already unearthed the upcoming 14 Days of Fortnite summer challenges - a set of new tasks that will invariably cost you two weeks of your life....
15:00 2019-06-18

Kellogg to take $35 million pretax restructuring charge Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million for restructuring its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler brand and other assets....
15:00 2019-06-18

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
15:00 2019-06-18

Crowds gather in Florence for farewell to Franco Zeffirelli Hundreds of people gathered in Florence on Tuesday for the funeral of film and opera director Franco Zeffirelli, who died on Saturday at the age of 96. Zeffirelli, a native of Florence, was the last of a generation of Italian film luminaries who came of age after World War Two, including Federico Fe...
15:00 2019-06-18

Aston Martin's new mid-engined hypercar named Valhalla Second model to emerge from Aston and Red Bull's partnership will bridge the gap between Valkyrie and Vanquish Aston Martin’s upcoming mid-engined hypercar will be named the Valhalla, as a continuation of the firm’s line of ‘V-cars’ performance models.  Revealed at this year’s Geneva motor show und...
15:13 2019-06-18

Amazon's Affordable Men's Basics Are Even More Affordable Today, Including Lots Under $20 Amazon’s Goodthreads brand is chock full of great looking men’s clothing at affordable prices, and over 75 styles are even cheaper than usual today on Amazon.Read more......
15:13 2019-06-18

Boaty McBoatface makes major climate change discovery Boaty McBoatface has made more of a name for itself. In its maiden mission, the yellow submarine aboard the research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough made a major discovery about how climate change causes sea levels to rise, the Telegraph reports. The robotic submersible was named Boaty McBoatface,...
15:13 2019-06-18

Donald Trump slams Mario Draghi's rate cut plans - business live The US President says Draghi’s plans will weaken the euro putting the US at a competitive disadvantage Markets jump as ECB’s Draghi signals more eurozone rate cutsFacebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global financeWhat is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook’s currencyHeathrow t...
15:13 2019-06-18

Here's how advisors can recommend a life insurance policy in their client's best interest If you're making life insurance and annuity recommendations in the Empire State, you'll soon be required to act in your client's best interest. What you should know about this new rule....
15:39 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resign....
15:39 2019-06-18

Trump launches campaign machine with massive war chest, despite polling lag When President Trump speaks in front of some 20,000 people Tuesday night at a jam-packed arena in Orlando, he’ll formally kick off his 2020 re-election campaign....
15:39 2019-06-18

China to suspend pork imports from Canadian company Frigo Royal China will block pork imports from Canada's Frigo Royal Inc after a batch of the Canadian firm's pork was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said in a statement on its Wechat account on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-06-18

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup investigation Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
15:52 2019-06-18

Kellogg to take $35 million pretax hit on North America unit revamp Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million to restructure its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler biscuits brand and other assets....
15:52 2019-06-18

|Facebookunveilsglobalcryptocurrency Facebook has announced it is launching its own cryptocurrency called ''Libra," in a move aimed at creating a low-cost global payment system available through smart devices....
15:52 2019-06-18

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.        ...
15:52 2019-06-18

Magician inspired by Houdini drowned after being lowered into river in chains Chanchal Lahiri, whose stage name was Jadugar Mandrake, had not been seen since Sunday, when he was lowered into the Hooghly River in Kolkata.        ...
15:52 2019-06-18

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
15:52 2019-06-18

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3 At least four people were hurt and panic ensued when shots rang out Monday during the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade to celebrate their first-ever NBA Championship title....
15:52 2019-06-18

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

New leak shows us how the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro will compare The Galaxy Note 10 series will be announced in about 2 months, which means we’ll see plenty of new leaks as we get closer to the release date. The new Note will come in two sizes and each one will have a 5G version, which means you’re going to have plenty of choices. But the phones will ...
16:00 2019-06-18

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig"....
16:13 2019-06-18

10Gbps broadband is coming to UK households by end of 2019 Rural ISP Truespeed has announced that it will start offering an active Ethernet network linking all its customers to a dedicated 10Gbps connection by the end of 2019. The company revealed that it has completed a small pilot deployment using a 10Gbps fibre Ethernet switch from Danish vendor DKT...
16:13 2019-06-18

Ring's renter-friendly Door View Cam is finally available to buy Ring's mission is to "reduce crime in neighborhoods" – and its latest product, the Ring Door View Cam, is designed so that renters and homeowners alike can secure their dwellings with a smart security camera. The Door View Cam, which we saw in person at January's CES 2019 conve...
16:13 2019-06-18

Could Sony be about to announce an affordable Xperia 1? Sony has just released the Sony Xperia 1, its top-end phone designed for movie-watching and film-making, but there are whispers of its successor, or spin-off, already and a leaked photo of the product has given these rumors a face.The photo, posted on Chinese social media platform Weibo by user Zack...
16:13 2019-06-18

Jimmy V Award recipient Rob Mendez: 'It's only the beginning' Born without arms and legs, Rob Mendez was determined to become a head football coach. Here, the 2019 recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance writes a letter to the game that changed his life and allowed him to inspire others....
16:13 2019-06-18

Alton Meeks' Olympic dreams ended in a car wreck, but the UFC offers a new path Alton Meeks was set to join the U.S. Army and pursue his Olympic wrestling dreams, until a car accident changed the course of his life. Eight months later, he'll compete to make the UFC roster....
16:13 2019-06-18

David Adams is the rising S.I. Yankees manager you’ve heard of before The ferries whisk by every 25 minutes, the seagulls are still shrieking above and the ballpark still overlooks the postcard-perfect Manhattan skyline on a cloudy day. The scene screams déjà vu for the Staten Island Yankees’ first-year manager David Adams, but he gently laughs at the suggestion he’s ...
16:26 2019-06-18

Brian Cashman knows the next Yankees’ upgrade he wants to make Brian Cashman made no guarantees, but the Yankees general manager acknowledged Monday the team’s starting pitching remains a “worry.’’ The sentiment was expressed during a press conference at Yankee Stadium to introduce the team’s newest slugger, Edwin Encarnacion. It was telling that the rotation w...
16:26 2019-06-18

Portrait comparison: OnePlus 7 Pro vs iPhone XS Max vs Google Pixel 3 vs Galaxy S10+ Portrait mode has become a staple of smartphones already, and you kind of expect each new phone to offer this functionality right off the bat. This applies to devices all across the spectrum - high-end flagships are not the only ones getting the trendy shooting mode, but most mid-rangers and more an...
16:26 2019-06-18

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various transactions.When it launches in 2020, the digital ...
16:26 2019-06-18

Toyota Gazoo Racing tests Super Sport hypercar ahead of Le Mans debut Creation of a new top-rung class means Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie at La Sarthe with the hybrid-powered Super Sport prototype A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Concept is set to be entered into a new hypercar-based class at the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race from...
16:26 2019-06-18

Women’s World Cup hit by empty seats and Fifa’s warped priorities Great on-field achievements at France 2019 are undermined by the governing body’s apparent undervaluing of the eventFrom fans finding pre-tournament that they would be seated separately from friends and family, to exaggerated ticket sales and overzealous stewarding, Fifa has struggled to meet the ex...
16:26 2019-06-18

Texas’ Jaxson Hayes headlines list of big men in NBA draft Jaxson Hayes needed only a year at Texas to put himself at the front of the class of big men in Thursday’s NBA draft. The freshman could go late in the lottery, headlining a list of intriguing talents as the role of the big man has evolved in the NBA to embrace more flexibility and ability to ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued TOKYO (AP) — Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued. The post Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits off northwestern Japan, tsunami warning issued appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-18

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday that retired Judge Steven Taylor will serve as spe...
16:39 2019-06-18

New Jersey man sentenced for role in turtle smuggling scheme COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A New Jersey wildlife trader has been sentenced to two years’ probation for his role in a reptile smuggling ring that stretched from South Carolina to Hong Kong. The State reports 26-year-old William “Billy” Gangemi was sentenced Monday for conspiracy to smugg...
16:39 2019-06-18

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel blames dehydration for shaking BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she’s doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Ze...
16:39 2019-06-18

As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Dallas photographer captures dramatic photos of active shooter Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox captured an attempted shooting at the Earle Cabell federal courthouse in Dallas.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

90-year-old woman rescued from Kentucky mudslide Crews in Stanton, Kentucky were called to a home that was smashed by a mudslide amid heavy rains and were able to rescue a 90-year-old woman from the debris. (June 18)        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Black employee says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

How to turn off AirDrop so strangers can't randomly send you nude pics or memes Apple AirDrop is being used by young people to send memes to strangers, which is fun, but it's also being used to send nude pictures to strangers. Here's how to turn off AirDrop....
16:39 2019-06-18

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
16:39 2019-06-18

The Lavender Scare: the shocking true story of an anti-LGBT witch-hunt In an eye-opening new documentary, director Josh Howard reveals the horrifying state-sanctioned homophobia that once plagued the USWhen Josh Howard began working on his documentary The Lavender Scare, way back in 2009, America was a very different place – not least for its LGBT citizens. Barack Obam...
16:39 2019-06-18

The Wild Bunch at 50: the enduring nihilism of Sam Peckinpah's western In 1969, the film’s violent cynicism came as a shock to the system and now, it seems to have aged disturbingly wellPresent day audiences remember Sam Peckinpah’s off-the-wall western The Wild Bunch for its blood, but no less shocking is the film’s moral carnage. Two orgies of bullets bookend the adv...
16:39 2019-06-18

Mozambican wildlife reserve wipes out elephant poaching thanks to US support group A U.S. wildlife support group working with the Mozambican government has become arguably the first in Africa to successfully clamp down on elephant poaching, while other Southern African countries are struggling to cope with culling and hunting of wild animals....
16:52 2019-06-18

Kim Jong Un was quick-tempered teen with limited academic abilities, kicked and spat on his classmates, book reveals North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a spoiled quick-tempered child with limited academic abilities who lashed out at his Swiss school classmates for speaking German, a new biography book claims....
16:52 2019-06-18

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
16:52 2019-06-18

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
16:52 2019-06-18

Video shows alleged shoplifting that sparked Phoenix police confrontation Phoenix police have released surveillance footage of the alleged shoplifting incident that led to a dramatic on-camera confrontation between officers and a local black couple and their kids. The CCTV footage allegedly shows Dravon Ames swiping a package of underwear and his 4-year-old daughter takin...
17:00 2019-06-18

Depraved stranger posed as millionaire to trick teens into murdering friend: court docs Five Alaska teens have been charged with murdering one of their best friends — after being catfished by a stranger from Indiana who promised them $9 million to film the depraved crime, according to court records. Darin Schilmiller, 21, posed as a millionaire named “Tyler” in online chats where...
17:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of people, but defied calls to step down. “Because this bill over the past few months has caused so much anxiety, and worries and differences in opinion, I ...
17:00 2019-06-18

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo is one of the world’s most turbulent regions ...
17:00 2019-06-18

Westwood’s 1997 ‘Blade Runner’ is playable again on PC For years it seemed Westwood's Blade Runner might be lost for good. The 1997 adventure game that meticulously recreated the film's universe has becoming increasingly difficult to play on modern PCs. In 2003, the game's source code was lost, and it se......
17:00 2019-06-18

Best Buy will dedicate store space to 'smart' gym equipment Best Buy thinks it might have another way to remain relevant in the face of online shopping: diving head-first into smart fitness technology that often benefits from hands-on time. The big-box retailer has launched a fitness initiative that includes......
17:00 2019-06-18

iOS 13 lets you know if you're deleting apps with active subscriptions Over the past few months, Apple made changes to iOS subscriptions in an effort to make them more user-friendly and transparent. Now, MacStories EIC Federico Viticci has unearthed another subscription-related feature rolling out with iOS 13. Apparentl......
17:00 2019-06-18

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected challengers for players used to making theme parks....
17:00 2019-06-18

Italian Great-Grandma Who Was Europe’s Oldest Person Has Died at 116 (MILAN) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She ...
17:13 2019-06-18

Joshua Wong: Carrie Lam 'incapable' of leading Hong Kong Speaking to DW, activist Joshua Wong said the city's Chief Executive Lam must step down following orders to shoot at people protesting the extradition law. Lam's attitude is also symptomatic of China's interference....
17:13 2019-06-18

2019 NBA mock draft: How will Pelicans build around Zion Williamson? The Anthony Davis trade gave New Orleans the No. 4 pick. Will the Pelicans hand-pick a young running mate for Williams or spin it forward as part of another trade?...
17:13 2019-06-18

Here's how to get free Taco Bell today thanks to the Golden State Warriors Steph Curry's squad won Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors while on the road up in the North, activating a Taco Bell promotion.       ...
17:26 2019-06-18

The 10 best college football wide receivers and five best tight ends for the 2019 USA TODAY Sports ranks the best college football players at each position. The wide receivers include Alabama's Jerry Jeudy and Purdue's Rodale Moore       ...
17:26 2019-06-18

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey Hundreds of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
17:26 2019-06-18

Algeria army chief says some parties seeking constitutional vacuum: Ennahar TV Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of wanting a constitutional vacuum, to prolong the country's political crisis, private channel Ennahar TV reported....
17:26 2019-06-18

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-06-18

Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland China for trial was the final straw....
17:26 2019-06-18

Army paratrooper dies in Alaska vehicle rollover in latest deadly accident An Army paratrooper was killed in Alaska after his vehicle rolled over Friday, the latest in a series of accidents that has killed or injured more than 50 troops and cadets since April....
17:26 2019-06-18

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
17:39 2019-06-18

British boy, 5, who died on Kos family holiday named as Theo Treharne-Jones A British boy who drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday with his family in the Greek island of Kos has been named as five-year-old Theo Treharne-Jones....
17:39 2019-06-18

‘Big Brother 21’ cast revealed The hit reality series will return for a two-night premiere on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, both at 8 p.m. ET/PT with host Julie Chen back for yet another season....
17:39 2019-06-18

Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple's cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence....
17:39 2019-06-18

IAG orders 14 A321XLRs for Aer Lingus and Iberia IAG on Monday ordered 14 of Airbus' new long-range version of the A321 passenger jet for its Irish Aer Lingus and Spanish Iberia airlines in order to boost their transatlantic routes, the company said on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-06-18

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:39 2019-06-18

Loonie little changed, pares earlier drop as oil price rallies The Canadian dollar was little changed on Tuesday, paring earlier losses after slipping to a two-week low against the greenback, as a rally in oil prices offset domestic data showing an unexpected drop in April manufacturing sales....
17:39 2019-06-18

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy spat - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk of tit-for-tat sanctions, two U.S. sources said....
17:39 2019-06-18

Kellogg to cut jobs, take $35 million pretax hit on North America unit revamp Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would cut about 150 jobs and take a $35 million hit to trim its North American operations following the sale of Keebler biscuits and a handful of other brands for $1.3 billion in April....
17:39 2019-06-18

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:39 2019-06-18

Mom and daughter were slain inside Bronx apartment: cops Police on Tuesday officially announced that the 10-year-old girl and her mother found dead in The Bronx over the weekend were slain. Linda Manigault, 34, and 10-year-old Heaven Ross were killed inside their third-floor apartment near East 181st Street, in what police had been investigating as an att...
17:39 2019-06-18

Bear bites back after camera records back scratch An Asian Black Bear has been filmed having a good back scratch at the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia's Far East. Soon after the bear finds and chomps down on the camera. (June 18)        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Annie Potts basically confirms Janine is returning for Jason Reitman's new Ghostbusters Over the past few weeks, a handful of stars from the original Ghostbusters movies have confirmed or strongly hinted at their return for the new reboot/sequel/whatever it is, directed by Jason Reitman (son of OG Ghostbusters director Ivan). We can now add Annie Potts’ name to that list, as the actres...
17:52 2019-06-18

Focals by North Review: The future is (almost) here The concept of an IRL heads-up display has been a part of science fiction since basically the beginning. Big players have tried their hand at it with less than stellar results — most notably Google with Glass, and more recently Intel’s Vaunt. But North may have cracked the nut on smart glasses...
18:00 2019-06-18

iOS 13 Will Remind You to Cancel Those Bloodsucking Subscriptions Competition is great for the consumer, but it also means you end up having to keep tabs on umpteen different subscriptions for services like streaming music, movies, and even games. In an effort to ensure none of them get forgotten along the way, it appears as if iOS 13 will include some handy remin...
18:00 2019-06-18

Iran Says It Will Begin Enriching Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said on Monday that it has increased production of low-enriched uranium—of the type suitable for use in nuclear power generators, but not nuclear warheads—to levels that will exceed limits imposed in the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and other world powers by June ...
18:00 2019-06-18

Romania's government survives no-confidence vote Romania's Social Democrat (PSD) coalition government survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote on Tuesday, strengthening Prime Minister Viorica Dancila's chances of being confirmed as PSD leader at a party congress this month....
18:13 2019-06-18

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
18:13 2019-06-18

Erdogan attacks Istanbul's ousted mayor days before poll re-run Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a 2016 failed coup....
18:13 2019-06-18

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-18

Samsung Deletes Tweet That Warned Its QLED TVs Can Get Viruses Samsung's US Support Twitter account deleted a tweet in which it reminded its followers that it is imperative to regularly scan their QLED TVs for viruses and malwares....
18:26 2019-06-18

‘Baby’ found dead near park turns out to be realistic doll NEW YORK (AP) — Police say what appeared to be a dead infant found outside a park in New York City turned out to be a realistic-looking doll. A runner spotted what she thought was a baby shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday in a grassy area outside Crocheron Park in the Bayside neighborhood of Queens and c...
18:26 2019-06-18

Argentina again facing early elimination at Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — A year later, Argentina is again facing the prospect of an early elimination. After struggling in the group stage of the World Cup in Russia, Argentina also got off to a bad start at the Copa America in Brazil. And another setback on Wednesday against Paraguay will leav...
18:26 2019-06-18

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link LONDON (AP) — The CEO of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israeli spyware firm. Yana Peel, who has overseen the two Serpentine galleries for three years, said the criticism was based on &#...
18:26 2019-06-18

Brazil court accepts Odebrecht bankruptcy protection filing RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court says it has accepted a petition from construction giant Odebrecht to undergo bankruptcy protection while it restructures its debts. The Sao Paulo state 1st Court of Bankruptcy and Judicial Recovery said in a statement posted on its website Tuesday that a plan ...
18:26 2019-06-18

High school student charged with distributing laced candy COURTLAND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school student has surrendered to authorities over accusations she distributed candy laced with an unknown substance to fellow students, sending up to eight to the hospital. News outlets report the 16-year-old girl at Southampton County High School surrendered t...
18:26 2019-06-18

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’ LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions. The IAAF’s stance on Semenya and other female athle...
18:26 2019-06-18

Pakistan’s army denies ‘state agencies’ killed activist ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s army has condemned the killing of an outspoken critic of the country’s political and military leaders, saying state security forces were not responsible for his death. Tuesday’s reaction by an army spokesman, Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, said it was “il...
18:26 2019-06-18

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on Colbert’s R...
18:26 2019-06-18

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and calling for conversation on what they say are racis...
18:26 2019-06-18

US Preschoolers Less Pudgy In Latest Sign Of Falling Obesity CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy. The research offers fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates among these kids weren’t a fluke. Results were published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Ass...
18:26 2019-06-18

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows key has proven itself useful enough to find its way onto a huge number of third-party keyboards. Read...
18:26 2019-06-18

Promoted: Last chance to buy French GP tickets! This year's French Grand Prix at Circuit Paul Ricard is set to be the bigger and better than last year, and with time running out to secure yourself a place at this must-see event, Motorsport Live looks at why you won't want to miss out...
18:26 2019-06-18

Video: Why Renault's French Grand Prix F1 update is a gamble Renault is expected to reveal a major Formula 1 update package at this weekend's French Grand Prix, where plenty of attention will be given to the home team...
18:26 2019-06-18

F2 boss says Zandvoort has room for full F1 support package in '20 The Zandvoort track is capable of hosting a full Formula 1 support package including the Porsche Supercup, Formula 2 and 3, according to the boss of Dutch team MP Motorsport...
18:26 2019-06-18

Triple Eight: Ford Supercars parity "slip-up" will be fixed by 2020 Triple Eight boss Roland Dane says he expects the parity "slip-up" with Ford's new Mustang to be corrected before the 2020 season, without Supercars resorting to costly wind tunnel testing...
18:26 2019-06-18

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don’t convict people in this country for being r...
18:39 2019-06-18

Shoppers slam fashion retailer over cheap bikini: 'Disgusting, questionable ethics' Shoppers are upset with fashion retailer Missguided over their £1 ($1.25) bikini promotion, which many have called unethical and bad for the environment....
18:52 2019-06-18

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
18:52 2019-06-18

Investigators crack cold case murder of South Dakota woman The murder of a pharmacist who was raped and strangled in her home in a South Dakota city more than half a century ago has been solved with the use of DNA technology and genealogy databases, police said....
18:52 2019-06-18

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep Creativity tests reveal that people with narcolepsy are more inventive, perhaps because they rapidly enter the dream state in which we have unusual experiences...
19:00 2019-06-18

A severe autoimmune condition may be triggered by 'good' gut bacteria Antiphospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune condition that can lead to miscarriages or even death – and in some cases it might be brought on by a gut bacterium...
19:00 2019-06-18

Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? Matt Bozeat considers Ted Cheeseman's British title defence at York Hall The post Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00 2019-06-18

President Stephen Miller Gets His Wish: Trump Promises Mass Deportations of Undocumented Immigrants Next Week Rumor has it that when President Stephen Miller was born, he reportedly coughed and then asked to see his doctor’s paperwork. The doctor was not only offended, but he was in awe that a baby, literally a newborn, already had a receding hairline and was wearing a suit....
19:00 2019-06-18

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s a really gross forum that keeps appearing in searches. Some sites like Yahoo Answers and Quora have ...
19:01 2019-06-18

Cara Delevingne confirms year-long romance with Ashley Benson Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson did very little to deny their relationship, but the supermodel finally confirmed it officially on Monday — though she still side-stepped labeling their love....
19:01 2019-06-18

Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
19:13 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Barrick Gold gets more time to make firm offer for Acacia Gold miner Acacia Mining Plc on Tuesday agreed to extend the deadline for Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp to make a firm offer for taking full control of the company....
19:13 2019-06-18

Rolls-Royce boss laments Brexit distraction at Paris Airshow Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East said on Tuesday that uncertainties over Brexit remain an unwelcome distraction for the aerospace industry three years after Britain voted to leave the European Union....
19:13 2019-06-18

CORRECTED-Comcast partners with Charter, Cox to advance targeted advertising U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp on Tuesday launched a program to further develop an advertising strategy that better targets audiences, as the TV industry looks to lure more advertisers away from digital players like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google....
19:13 2019-06-18

Power couple who sold DC home to Obamas buys $9M Brooklyn townhouse Political power couple Joe Lockhart and Giovanna Gray Lockhart have presidential taste when it comes to homes. After selling their Washington, DC, home to the Obamas for $8.1 million in 2017 — the couple had previously rented it to the ex-White House residents — they’ve closed on a...
19:13 2019-06-18

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates also getting through....
19:26 2019-06-18

Mexico's leader willing to repatriate remains of strongman Diaz from Paris Mexico's left-leaning President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he would support the idea of repatriating the remains of late strongman Porfirio Diaz if the bones of a revolutionary who fought him could also be sent back to Mexico....
19:26 2019-06-18

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....
19:26 2019-06-18

Factbox: Calls mount for inquiry into death of Egypt's ex-president Mursi The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions....
19:26 2019-06-18

Dems trying to add ‘radical’ riders shielding illegal immigrants in border bill: GOP sources House Democrats are trying to overhaul a major border bill by attaching riders that would nullify significant parts of immigration law and protect illegal immigrants who sponsor child migrants, multiple Republican sources told Fox News....
19:26 2019-06-18

Chaffetz: Secretary of State Pompeo should be 'personally involved' in Clinton email server review Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo should be "personally involved" with the review of whether State Department personnel mishandled information contained on Hillary Clinton's private email server. ...
19:26 2019-06-18

Trump, Xi to Have 'Extended Meeting' at G-20 Summit President Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a “very good” telephone conversation and will have an “extended meeting” later this month at the G-20 summit in Japan. The news boosted U.S. stocks....
19:26 2019-06-18

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
19:26 2019-06-18

Preparing For Final Fantasy XIV’s Upcoming Expansion Has Killed Me Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion, Shadowbringers, is available for early access next Friday. In the short time left from now to then, I’ve been furiously sprinting to level characters and blaze through story content so that I can have everything perfectly in place for the launch. It’s a process th...
19:39 2019-06-18

Modern microbes found living inside dinosaur bones When scientists went looking for preserved collagen inside dinosaur bones, they struck out. They did, however, find large colonies of modern bacteria....
19:39 2019-06-18

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
19:52 2019-06-18

Boaty McBoatface Just Helped Solve a Deep-Sea Mystery The internet was a purer place in 2016, and there’s no more perfect distillation of that truth than the spontaneous, crowdsourced effort to name a £200 million state-of-the-art research vessel Boaty McBoatface. The British government eventually decided to go with the more stately RRS Sir David Atten...
19:52 2019-06-18

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, President Donald Trump announced....
19:52 2019-06-18

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
19:52 2019-06-18

Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after heavy crash at Tour de Suisse • Welsh rider falls 27 kilometres from finish • Team Ineos confirm Thomas has abandoned raceGeraint Thomas, the reigning Tour de France champion, has been taken to hospital after he abandoned the Tour de Suisse following a heavy crash during stage four of the race on Tuesday.The Welshman fell 27 ki...
20:13 2019-06-18

Jamaica v Australia: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Plus updates from Italy v Brazil, Group C decidersDavid Squires on … the World Cup, goals and good old VARAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.04pm BST I presume, dear reader, that you have already digested word-for-word all 24 of our insightful pre-tournament team previews. If you haven’t, ...
20:13 2019-06-18

'We don't need smaller goals,' says USA's Crystal Dunn at Women's World Cup – video USA left-back Crystal Dunn has spoken out against her former manager, Chelsea's Emma Hayes, saying the women's game does not need smaller pitches and goals to make it more appealing.The USA put 13 goals past the Thai goalkeeper Sukanya Chor Charoenying in their opening Group F game – the biggest vic...
20:13 2019-06-18

| Real Madrid signing Rodrygo identifies with Neymar, Robinho Real Madrid's new signing Rodrygo has said he models his game on Neymar and Robinho as he became the latest arrival unveiled at the Santiago Bernabeu....
20:13 2019-06-18

Amazing photo shows dogs 'sledding on water' amid Greenland ice melt This stunning photo – taken by scientists on the melting Greenland ice sheet last week – shows how unusually warm it's been in the Arctic.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
20:39 2019-06-18

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:39 2019-06-18

Lord Glitters gains Breeders Cup spot with win at rainy Royal Ascot Ireland's Coolmore scored a double on the first day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday, Sheik Mohammed's Blue Prize won the featured sprint, Lord Glitters got a Breeders' Cup berth -- and Her Majesty beat the rain....
20:52 2019-06-18

LaMelo Ball’s next risky move comes with NBA draft confidence There is plenty of confidence to go around the Ball family. Days after his brother Lonzo made headlines as part of the blockbuster Anthony Davis trade, LaMelo Ball broke his own news regarding his next stop. “Next year I’ll take my talents to the NBL and play for the Illawarra Hawks,” Ball said on E...
20:52 2019-06-18

Copa América Has Been A Horrible Mess So Far We’re through the first round of group stage games in the 2019 Copa América, and there’s really only one thing we know for sure: this tournament is total ass. The first six matches have been plagued by blowouts, VAR nonsense, and all the usual CONMEBOL-flavored bullshit. This isn’t a bug, but rather...
20:52 2019-06-18

U.S. trade chief says talking with China won't stop cheating U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may not be enough to force Beijing to make the economic reforms demanded by the United States, but the trade barriers are the only recourse given dialogue has failed, the top U.S. trade official said on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-06-18

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -- within her first 100 days as president, should she win in 2020....
20:52 2019-06-18

Best TV 2019: here are the big-screen TVs worth buying this year Best TV 2019: These are the must-see, must-own TV sets of 2019.Shopping for a new TV can be tough, especially if it's been a few years since you last bought a big screen. TVs can have complicated names, complicated feature sets and price tags that seem to shoot up without reason. It's so e...
21:00 2019-06-18

Heads up, Mac gamers: big-time PC game port studio to drop support for 32-bit With Apple macOS Catalina's discontinuation of all support for 32-bit coded apps, one game publisher is pulling a lot of titles from its Mac game store, reports Apple Insider.The publisher in question is Aspyr – a studio that redistributes, or 'ports', popular games on PC and c...
21:00 2019-06-18

Expensive spectrum puts European 5G at risk The UK’s infamous auction of 3G spectrum in 2000 had lasting ramifications for the mobile industry. Intense competition between BT Cellnet, One2One, Orange, Three, and Vodafone resulted in an astonishing £22 billion spent on licences for airwaves that would power new mobile services.But ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Best tablet 2019: the top tablets you can buy for the money The best tablet in 2019 is able to act as a powerful part-time laptop replacement to support your workflow, yet remain portable enough to be easy to carry around.Our best tablets list tests, reviews and lists the top 10 tablets you can buy based on a number of geeked-out factors: Which has the best ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Pence tours Navy hospital ship heading to Latin America MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has toured a U.S. Navy hospital ship launching a five-month medical assistance mission to Latin American countries struggling to absorb hundreds of thousands of migrants from crisis-wracked Venezuela. The ship departing Miami on Tuesday will aim to help Venezue...
21:00 2019-06-18

Wife: David Ortiz’s condition upgraded to ‘good’ BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been upgraded from “guarded” to “good” condition by his doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital as he recovers from gunshot wounds. The Red Sox issued a statement Tuesday on behalf of his wife, Tiffany Ortiz. She says...
21:00 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 1:19PM EDT until June 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Southeast Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Dearborn, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton, ...
21:00 2019-06-18

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval has hand stepped on after making play: 'It was worth it' San Francisco Giants first baseman Pablo Sandoval was forced to leave Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers early after suffering a pinky laceration during a play....
21:00 2019-06-18

Revolt RV400: 5 Things Which Make It An Exciting Electric Bike The Revolt RV400 will be launched in July 2019, and the company has officially unveiled the electric motorcycle. Here are some features which will make it a unique electric bike....
21:00 2019-06-18

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
21:00 2019-06-18

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep supply lines open to the Islamic Republic's wilting economy under the threat of U.S. sanctions....
21:13 2019-06-18

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohammed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
21:13 2019-06-18

Pyongyang Soju selected national beverage of North Korea Kim Jong Un has designated a beverage that embodies the "innocent and tender hearts" of the North Korean people as the national liquor of North Korea....
21:13 2019-06-18

How to avoid becoming the victim of a ‘sextortion’ scheme Sexual extortion is thriving in the digital age. Electronic blackmail complaints spiked 242 percent last year, with 51,146 incidents — most of them sexual, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaints Center reported. “The majority of complaints received in 2018 were part of a sextortion campaign...
21:13 2019-06-18

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court....
21:13 2019-06-18

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
21:26 2019-06-18

Use Your Baby Bathtub as a Baby Pool Many of the best parenting hacks originate in Lifehacker’s Offspring Facebook parenting group, usually with a member asking, “Would it be weird if ... ?” That’s how we came to recommend you buy your toddler a dog bed and use your kid’s artwork as greeting cards. It is now where we’re applauding anot...
21:26 2019-06-18

How to Schedule iOS Text Messages With the Shortcuts App Like emails and social media posts, being able to draft and schedule out your texts can be a time management lifesaver—especially if you rely on texts as a part of your job or business, or use them as personal reminders you send to yourself. While some Android apps have text scheduling built in, no ...
21:26 2019-06-18

Blazin' Saddles: From Fuglsang to Froome, six thoughts from the Dauphine "While Chris Froome\u0027s crash ahead of the time trial understandably stole much of the limelight, a fair few other things went on during the 71st edition of the Criterium du Dauphine. Let\u0027s take a closer look at some of the biggest talking points and the bearing they may have going forward…"...
21:39 2019-06-18

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
21:39 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic tourist says flight was full of sick passengers A Mississippi woman who went on a mother-daughter trip to the Dominican Republic says she fell ill — and, adding insult to injury, was stuck on a miserable return flight filled with passengers suffering from similar symptoms. Tracy McCraw, of Madison, said she wasn’t the only one with flu-like...
21:39 2019-06-18

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan, prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than 3 feet along parts of the coast. The 6.8-magnitude quake struck Tuesday night off the western coast of Yamagata, about 30 miles southwest of the city of Sakata, a...
21:39 2019-06-18

Deputy in clash with Ujiri claims concussion An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave....
21:52 2019-06-18

Yankees activate OF Stanton from IL The New York Yankees activated outfielder Giancarlo Stanton from the 10-day injured list, and he is expected to be in the lineup when the Yankees host the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night....
21:52 2019-06-18

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
21:52 2019-06-18

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
21:52 2019-06-18

Dallas courthouse shooter’s disturbing Facebook posts paint troubling picture as search for motive continues A disturbing picture emerged Tuesday of 22-year-old Dallas shooter Brian Isaack Clyde, with the Army veteran's social media posts providing a glimpse into the man who -- for some reason -- opened fire with a rifle outside of a federal courthouse yesterday before being shot dead by police....
21:52 2019-06-18

Heartbreaking: Dad Is Excited Out Of His Fucking Mind After Asking A Cab Driver In Aruba To Take Us Where The Locals Eat And Getting Dropped Off At What’s Basically An Olive Garden It’s not often that you’ll see Dad genuinely, full-blown excited about something, and that honestly might be for the best, because right now he’s stoked as all hell and it is a pathetic sight to behold: Dad is excited out of his fucking mind after asking a cab driver in Aruba to take us where the re...
21:52 2019-06-18

When This Little Boy Was Being Bullied, His Parents Transferred Him To Another School Where They Apparently Thought Kids Would Magically Be Nicer For Some Reason While there’s nothing inherently wrong with indulging in a little wishful thinking, there’s a fine line between being optimistic and being delusional, and people often fail to realize when they’ve crossed that line. Point in case: When this little boy was being bullied, his parents transferred him t...
21:52 2019-06-18

Are you walking on sunshine? The summer solstice is Friday The summer solstice – the precise moment when the sun is at its highest point in the sky each year – occurs Friday at 11:54 a.m. EDT.        ...
22:00 2019-06-18

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
22:00 2019-06-18

Wall St. rises as mood on trade again turns optimistic, nears record high Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year....
22:00 2019-06-18

The Next Donald Trump Will Be Worse As difficult as it may be while staring down a 2020 reelection campaign, it is worth taking some time to mull over this inevitability: Donald Trump is only a rickety trial run for the next far more dangerous Fascist 2.0 candidate that will come after him....
22:00 2019-06-18

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web....
22:00 2019-06-18

Sorry, Stretch Armstrong, but a neodymium magnet and some screws just spelled your doom Stretch Armstrong was born to die. Anyone who has ever had one of these dolls knows that eventually, inevitably, Stretch must be forced beyond his limits. Maybe you want to tie his pliable limbs into knots until it is one knot too many. Perhaps you and a friend each grab a limb and walk in opposite ...
22:13 2019-06-18

Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history. The post Officials say they’ve seized over 16 tons of cocaine at a Philadelphia port in one of the largest busts in US history appeared first on LEX1...
22:13 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 4:09PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry,...
22:13 2019-06-18

Grand jury to hear case in Mississippi police officer death GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police station last month. Mississippi Gulf Coast news outlets report that Judge Gaston Hewes Jr. said Tuesday there is probable cause to send 19-year-old Darian ...
22:13 2019-06-18

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and who now faces perjury charges. About a dozen black activists gathered...
22:13 2019-06-18

Rangers will retire Michael Young’s No. 10 jersey in August ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers will retire former infielder Michael Young’s No. 10 jersey number later this season. Young will be the fifth Ranger to have his number retired by the club, and the second this season. Texas announced the honor for Young on Tuesday, only 10 days after f...
22:13 2019-06-18

Nicholasville Police Officer Involved In Crash NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) –  A Nicholasville police officer was involved in a crash in Jessamine County, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports. According to an email from the state agency, the crash happened on US 27 between Shun Pike and Wichita Drive. A detour has been established on...
22:13 2019-06-18

MSNBC contributor makes shocking claim that Kyle Kashuv's online posts are similar to those of a mass shooter MSNBC contributor David Jolly suggested on Tuesday that the social media messages written by Parkland student Kyle Kushev sounded like ones of a mass shooter and he "deserves a closer look" as to whether the pro-Second Amendment advocate should be able to purchase a firearm. ...
22:26 2019-06-18

'Game of Thrones' star Lena Headey revealed a deleted scene that could have changed everything in the finale “Game of Thrones” actress Lena Headey revealed that a deleted scene from Season 7 may have shined a light on one of the finale’s biggest lingering questions. ...
22:26 2019-06-18

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has a one-sided love affair with New York Times MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" appears desperate to get back in the good graces of The New York Times, constantly touting its headlines and praising its reporters on the heels of her far-left show being shunned by the paper....
22:26 2019-06-18

Free Taco Bell tacos and free Chili's burgers are two of the day's top deals Krispy Kreme has announced a new Original Filled doughnut and a way to try it for free Saturday as part of its National Donut Day challenge.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

As the trade war with China heats up this summer, who is feeling the chill? The number of visitors to the U.S. from China fell 5.7% to 3 million in 2018, the first decline In 15 years. So far, it’s not getting better in 2019.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

Costco is selling a giant, strawberry-frosted doughnut cake with M&Ms and sprinkles This out-of-this-world giant strawberry frosted doughnut cake is only available at Costco stores in Australia at the moment.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year....
22:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
22:26 2019-06-18

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 MAX boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet received a boost on Tuesday after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the coming months....
22:26 2019-06-18

Dish Network nearing $6 bln deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets - Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is nearing a $6 billion deal to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:26 2019-06-18

Magic Leap accuses Nreal founder of stealing AR glasses tech for China One of the AR industry's biggest players has sued a small but impressive startup, claiming that an inexpensive headset is based upon its pricier technology.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

Newzoo: U.S. will overtake China as No. 1 gaming market in 2019 For the first time since 2015, the United States, not China, will lead the $152. billion gaming market, according to research firm Newzoo's latest reportRead More...
22:39 2019-06-18

'Medicare for all' branding could be backfiring on liberals Those who believe that the government should provide everybody with free healthcare have long struggled with a way to brand it. The term socialized health insurance has a negative connotation and "single-payer healthcare" is too wonky. So in recent years, activists have pushed leading Democrats to a...
22:39 2019-06-18

New Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL details emerge in fresh leak The Pixel 4 is no longer a secret after Google confirmed the most recent leaks with a teaser image of its own. We know the phone will have a much better design than its predecessor, and that it’ll sport a multi-lens camera on the back that will look a lot like the iPhone 11’s setup. Goog...
22:39 2019-06-18

The Most Comfortable Gaming Headset I’ve Ever Worn Audio-Technica’s ATH-ADG1X open-air gaming headset has a lot going for it. It’s designed and built by one of the most respected brands in audio. It’s got big 53 mm drivers that create a lovely, large soundstage. It’s even got a decent microphone for a gaming headset. But the best thing about the ADG...
22:39 2019-06-18

Sprouts recalls frozen cut spinach leaves after listeria bacteria found in product Sprouts Farmers market has voluntarily recalled Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves after Listeria bacteria was found. The product was sent to 19 states.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Best Buy now sells smart gym equipment for the home The electronics retailer has started selling workout equipment, including indoor cycling bikes, compression recovery systems and connected treadmills.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Carmelo Anthony video conveniently appears after Anthony Davis trade As the Lakers look to build the rest of their team following the blockbuster trade that landed them Anthony Davis, a certain exiled forward may want to throw his hat in the ring. A video of 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony in the gym conveniently surfaced online Monday, just two days after the Davis...
23:00 2019-06-18

Anthony Davis’ advice for Zion after Lakers-Pelicans blockbuster Anthony Davis is headed to Los Angeles to team up with LeBron James, but he has some advice for the man likely to replace him in New Orleans. While speaking at the NBA store in Midtown on Tuesday to announce his new partnership with Ruffles, Davis offered some guidance to Zion Williamson, whom the P...
23:00 2019-06-18

Bradley Beal is the now the NBA’s most interesting trade target All eyes are on the NBA’s loaded class of free agents this summer. But some have started to wander towards Bradley Beal. The Wizards shooting guard is under contract through 2020-21, but could be an attractive Plan B — most notably for the Celtics or Pelicans — if Washington decides to make hi...
23:00 2019-06-18

New twist in Sebastian Telfair case helps him dodge sentencing Former NBA star Sebastian Telfair dodged sentencing in his gun possession case on Tuesday, as his lawyer claimed there is new evidence that exonerates him. Attorney Richard Southard said new enhanced video of the one-time Sports Illustrated cover boy’s 2017 arrest proves a cop perjured himself...
23:00 2019-06-18

Joey King Reveals "Haunting" Behind-the-Scenes Photos From The Act Is somebody missing Gypsy Rose Blanchard? The Act star Joey King, who portrayed Gypsy Rose on the series, took to Instagram to share behind-the-scenes photos from the Hulu series. In the......
23:13 2019-06-18

Sports Illustrated's Hunter McGrady Slams "Bulls--t" Pressure on Brides to Lose Weight Hunter McGrady is opening up about the pressure placed upon brides ahead of their special day. The 26-year-old Sports Illustrated model, who has been using her platform to promote body......
23:13 2019-06-18

How Lauren Bushnell Survived Bachelor Heartbreak to Find Chris Lane's Country Song-Worthy Love Chris Lane just officially made his "Take Back Home Girl" Lauren Bushnell his future wife. The country singer popped the question to The Bachelor star on June 16, revealing the......
23:13 2019-06-18

How Kate Middleton's Extravagant Hat Stacks Up to Other Royal Ascot Attendees When it comes to a day at the royal ascot, hats are always the star of the show. Earlier today, Kate Middleton joined Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William for day one of the Royal Ascot......
23:13 2019-06-18

Chrissy Teigen Hilariously Proves Makeup Isn't Just For Your Face Just another day in hair and makeup! Chrissy Teigen's glam team got up close and personal with their client on Tuesday. The Cravings author took to Instagram to share a hilarious......
23:13 2019-06-18

Stricken polar bear turns up in Siberian city, hundreds of miles from home Visibly weak female bear spotted in Norilsk in northern SiberiaClimate emergency has damaged polar bears’ sea-ice habitatsA starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Si...
23:13 2019-06-18

Barack and Michelle Obama, daughters enjoy luxurious family vacation in south of France The Obamas, including daughters Malia and Sasha, are taking in the joys of Provence in the south of France on a family vacay, thrilling the locals.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

TSA detains man reportedly carrying smoke grenades at Newark airport A man heading to the Dominican Republic from Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday was stopped by TSA for carrying six smoke grenades, officials said.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

The Original NES Console Had a Motion Control Joystick 15 Years Before the Nintendo Wii Did Remember how the Wii’s groundbreaking motion controls helped Nintendo sell over 100 million consoles? Well, it turns out it wasn’t actually the first Nintendo console you could play by flailing around a joystick. Thanks to a third party accessory called the Hot Stik, the original NES had rudimentary...
23:26 2019-06-18

Why Is It Raining so Much This Year? The atmosphere has been heaving rain at the eastern U.S. like kids lob water balloons at a water fight. The never-ending barrage of rain has left the Midwest flooded, the Gulf of Mexico primed for a huge dead zone, and New Yorkers who walk everywhere stuck with perennially soggy shoes. Read more......
23:26 2019-06-18

Umps call Machado suspension 'disgrace to the game' The Major League Baseball Umpires Association criticized the one-game suspension of San Diego shortstop Manny Machado, calling it "a slap in the face" and "a disgrace to the game."...
23:39 2019-06-18

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what organizers say will be a public rebuttal to the president’s policies. Orga...
23:39 2019-06-18

Ahead of Re-election Rally, President Trump Threatens To Deport Millions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid. In a pair of tweets Monday night, Trump said that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would next week “begin the p...
23:39 2019-06-18

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
23:39 2019-06-18

Former Carolina Panthers RB, XFL 'He Hate Me' star Rod Smart reported missing Rod Smart, who rose to fame in the XFL with his "He Hate Me" moniker and later played for the Panthers, has not been seen in more than six days.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Disqualified NASCAR Trucks winner passionately argues against sport's decision Ross Chastain beat the field in Sunday's Trucks race at Iowa Speedway, but NASCAR stripped him of his victory after his truck failed inspection.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Opinion: World Cup puts U.S. women, families in touch with history, our Greatest Generation Six months after U.S. women tour Omaha Beach with 99-year-old World War II veteran Steve Melnikoff, their families get a similar opportunity.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
23:52 2019-06-18

This video of a giant spider eating a possum is all the nightmare fuel you’ll ever need If you’re the kind of person who has trouble sleeping after seeing something incredibly creepy, go ahead and just click away right now. Okay, now that they’re gone, let’s take a look at what might be the best nightmare fuel ever to come out of Facebook. It’s an image posted b...
23:52 2019-06-18

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-06-18

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends. News outlets report 21-year-old Holden Matthews had a detention hearing Monday. Prosecutors showed an edited album ...
23:52 2019-06-18

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10 months after the Federal Court of Appeal halted the proje...
23:52 2019-06-18

Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he’s not looking to go to war with Tehran, it’s unclear how the standoff can be resolved. Here’s a look at what’s behind the mounting tension and what’s at stake for both...
23:52 2019-06-18

Officers arrest man who rushed Phoenix airport checkpoint PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say two Transportation Security Administration officers were injured while subduing a man who tried to rush through a checkpoint Tuesday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. TSA officials say the incident occurred around 9:45 a.m. at Terminal 4. They say the two of...
23:52 2019-06-18

With New Law, Ky. Gun Owners No Longer Need Concealed Carry Permit FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Close to 200 laws are taking effect by the end of the month across Kentucky. One bill, Senate Bill 150, allows Kentuckians to carry concealed weapons without an additional permit. To get a gun in Kentucky, you need a permit, which you earn after taking an approved cla...
23:52 2019-06-18

Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast dies RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office said 48-year-old Mark Schellack died early Tuesday at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Prosecutors said Schellack was badly burned in t...
23:52 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
23:52 2019-06-18

Chile's Codelco seeks to defuse strike after miners clash with police Chilean miner Codelco sweetened its contract offer to workers on Tuesday in a bid to defuse rising tensions after miners striking at its giant Chuquicamata copper mine were involved in clashes with police earlier in the day....
23:52 2019-06-18

Germany's Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs Siemens has announced massive job cuts in its power generation division as it seeks to make cost savings. The industrial giant is undertaking a major restructuring with the aim of cutting more than €2 billion in costs....
23:52 2019-06-18

Google shifts the blame after being accused of stealing lyrics from Genius You’ve got to hand it to the folks at the song lyrics database company Genius — it was pretty clever how the company discovered that Google had been displaying song lyrics lifted right from its site in Search results. Genius had already suspected this was happening, but it was only when ...
00:00 2019-06-19

Boeing may rebrand the 737 Max so people are willing to fly in it again Boeing has a serious problem on its hands. After a pair of fatal crashes that claimed hundreds of lives, the company’s 737 Max jetliner has been seriously tarnished. Nobody really wants to fly on the planes, even if Boeing can figure out how to keep them from killing people, and that means the...
00:00 2019-06-19

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
00:00 2019-06-19

How a Photojournalist Captured an Image of a Gunman Mid-Attack in Dallas “Was I in the right place at the wrong time, or was I in the wrong place at the right time?” the photographer, Tom Fox of The Dallas Morning News, said after a man opened fire at a federal courthouse....
00:00 2019-06-19

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June 17. ...
00:00 2019-06-19

CORRECTED-Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
00:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
00:00 2019-06-19

PS4 Monster Hunter World Iceborne Beta Release Date confirmed as PS Plus Exclusive Capcom has revealed when players will be able to get hands-on with the upcoming beta for Monster Hunter Iceborne - and it's good news for players with a PlayStation Plus membership....
00:13 2019-06-19

Fortnite Fortbyte 59 Location Accessible with Durrr Emoji inside Pizza Pit restaurant Accessible with Durrr! Emoji inside Pizza Pit restaurant is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
00:13 2019-06-19

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigmaRichard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “so a lot of people tell me about their personal sh...
00:13 2019-06-19

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020....
00:13 2019-06-19

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
00:13 2019-06-19

Mexico's promise to slow migration has yielded results President Trump reached an agreement with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador earlier this month that Mexico would be increasing their efforts to curb the Central American migrant flow to the United States. The deal was made to avoid a Trump-proposed tariff of 5% against Mexico....
00:13 2019-06-19

AP Top Stories 18 P Here's the latest for Tuesday June 18th: Pompeo assures US military presence in Persian Gulf only a deterrent; Shananan withdraws Secretary of State nomination; Merkel better after shaking episode; Einstein's handwritten manuscript donated to museum.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Immigrants who worked for Trump speak in Fla. Hours before President Donald Trump's first 2020 campaign rally, a labor union representing hospitality workers, held a news conference featuring undocumented workers who say they used to work at Trump properties. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Man catfished an Alaska teen and convinced her to kill for $9M, police say Police said an Indiana man posed as a millionaire online, established a relationship with a teen in Alaska and convinced the girl to kill her friend.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
00:26 2019-06-19

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
00:26 2019-06-19

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy fight - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk of tit-for-tat sanctions, two U.S. sources said....
00:26 2019-06-19

Photoshop maker Adobe beats revenue, profit estimates Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
00:26 2019-06-19

Ed Sheeran releases the unredacted track list for his collaborations album and it features...everyone Last month, Ed Sheeran made an announcement revealing his next project - a collection of collaborations - accompanied by a redacted tracklist. It was an effective attempt at mystery since the man is friends with just about everyone, therefore making the possibilities legitimately endless. He proceed...
00:26 2019-06-19

‘The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Chickpeas.’ Google Celebrates Falafel With a Doodle Tuesday’s Google Doodle features a short animation of three falafel balls jumping into an open pita filled with hummus, tomato, and cucumber. As Google itself put it, falafel is “the best thing that ever happened to chickpeas – with the possible exception of hummus, of course.&rdqu...
00:26 2019-06-19

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and a new campaign to encourage healthy and sustainab...
00:26 2019-06-19

Huge shark stuns NJ fishermen with real-life ‘Jaws’ moment Jeff Crilly was out on his boat the "Big Nutz Required II" with some pals Monday when a great white shark swam up to the stem of the boat and grabbed a bag of chum, in a tale reminiscent of the 1976 blockbuster "Jaws."...
00:39 2019-06-19

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement — despite less-than-stellar assessments from those close to the talks. The newfound public optimism came after days of fruitless negotiations that st...
00:39 2019-06-19

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied at City Hall Tuesday in support of a bill that would ban foie gras — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to lose the big bucks if the measure passes. Supporters of the bill told City Council members during a hearing that they want to make it illegal for Big.....
00:39 2019-06-19

Paul Manafort in solitary confinement in Manhattan prison Paul Manafort is holed up in solitary confinement at a Manhattan prison — and he’s expected to remain at the lockup as his mortgage-fraud case plays out, his lawyer and the Department of Justice said Tuesday. The president’s former campaign manager was recently transferred to the Metropo...
00:39 2019-06-19

Mel B 'upset' that Victoria Beckham skipped Spice Girls reunion tour Victoria Beckham didn't show up at the Spice Girls' most recent tour stops in London, and Mel B is not happy about it.        ...
00:52 2019-06-19

Neo-Nazi teen who threatened Prince Harry jailed for online 'terrorist' posts Two teens have been sentenced to prison for neo-Nazi posts including one that threatened to assassinate Prince Harry and deemed him a "race traitor."        ...
00:52 2019-06-19

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry 'race traitor' jailed A far-right teenager who reportedly branded Prince Harry a "race traitor" and suggested he should be shot after his marriage to Meghan Markle has been jailed in Britain for four years and three months....
01:00 2019-06-19

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting that it poses serious health and environmental ris...
01:00 2019-06-19

‘Because It Is Pride.’ Cara Delevingne Discusses Her Relationship With Ashley Benson After a year of dating, Cara Delevingne has gone public with her relationship with actress Ashley Benson. Over the weekend, Delevingne took to Instagram to share a clip of the couple kissing in a scene from the movie starred in together, Her Smell. In her caption, Delevingne simply used the hashtag,...
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| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates....
01:00 2019-06-19

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
01:13 2019-06-19

Trump to officially kick off his reelection bid Tuesday night in Orlando Supporters are expected to pack a 20,000-seat arena, and the campaign has set up “an outdoor festival area” with live bands before the event — but thunderstorms could dampen the excitement....
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San Francisco could be first US city to ban e-cigarette sales City supervisors consider move in fight against youth vaping, as FDA investigates its health effectsSan Francisco supervisors are considering whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the US to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes as part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping.Supe...
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Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed ene...
01:13 2019-06-19