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If President Cyril Ramaphosa continues to "walk the talk that no-one is above the law, investors will come", says former public protector prof. Thuli Madonsela....

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Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
04:39 2019-08-14

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
04:39 2019-08-14

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital services tax....
04:39 2019-08-14

Twitter is finally working on search for DMs Twitter isn't just launching a deluge of tests -- it just announced that a few sought-after features in the pipeline. Most notably, it's developing a long-overdue search for direct messages. Although there aren't many specifics at this point, it's......
05:00 2019-08-14

Leonard Williams quells concerns in return to Jets practice Leonard Williams returned to practice Tuesday after missing the past several practices with a hip injury suffered in a scrimmage last week. “I feel great, got back out there today and have got some fresh legs right now,’’ Williams said. “I really didn’t want to miss too much time, but I was trying t...
05:00 2019-08-14

Yankees’ destruction of Orioles reaches new level Even Donald Trump wasn’t this hard on Baltimore. The Yankees won their 15th straight game over the Orioles on Tuesday night, this time 8-3, making another mockery of Baltimore’s pitching. It’s their longest winning streak against an opponent in one season since they won 15 in a row against the Phila...
05:00 2019-08-14

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

Gregg Williams has retort for Jets defensive doubters The world according to Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is all good. He’s is the quintessential “What, me worry?’’ guy. Williams, who Tuesday was made available to reporters for only the second time since he was hired in January, painted a very positive picture about the defense he’s runnin...
05:00 2019-08-14

Antonio Brown back to worrying about his feet after Helmetgate NAPA, Calif. — Antonio Brown walked onto the Oakland Raiders practice field in his familiar No. 84 jersey surrounded by cameras and received warm greetings from teammates. His weeklong absence to deal with his frostbitten feet and a grievance with the NFL over the use of a helmet has ended and now h...
05:00 2019-08-14

If You Hurry, Your Next Favorite Pair of Jeans Could Cost Less Than $30 Levi's is having a blowout sale with discounts in the 60-80% range on a massive assortment of goods—including stuff from their coveted Levi's Vintage Clothing and Made & Crafted lines....
05:00 2019-08-14

New Mexico man allegedly choked his cat and fed it meth A man from New Mexico was arrested for choking his cat and feeding it methamphetamine, officials revealed on Monday. Aaron Spaulding, 39, was initially arrested on June 4 after cops were called to the home to investigate claims that he assaulted his girlfriend, according to the Las Cruces Police Dep...
05:00 2019-08-14

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Glacier National Park A 14-year-old girl vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in Montana was killed Monday when rocks came tumbling down on their moving vehicle. The family, from Utah, were riding on Going-to-the-Sun Road when a number of rocks rained down from the mountain and onto their vehicle at about...
05:00 2019-08-14

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

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate — and then abruptly told not to, according to a report. On Thursday night, a missile containing nuclear material exploded on a barge floating in the Wh...
05:00 2019-08-14

The centenary of Freddie Mills Paying tribute to Freddie Mills in what would’ve been his 100th year. Simon Euan Smith's latest EBA newsletter The post The centenary of Freddie Mills appeared first on Boxing News....
05:00 2019-08-14

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news is that you can fix it yourself before Google rolls...
05:00 2019-08-14

The 3 things people hate most about Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 10 Samsung’s big Galaxy Note 10 reveal is now behind us and we have just over one week of waiting left to do before the new Note 10 series flagship phones hit store shelves. We haven’t spent enough time with it yet so we can’t offer up our own impressions of the new phones, but it see...
05:00 2019-08-14

Google might owe you $500 if you had a first-gen Pixel phone Remember that class action suit that Google settled over defective first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL phones? Well, it’s time to collect your dues, as Google owes you up to $500 for those faulty microphones that shipped inside early Pixel units. Getting that cash, however, might be more difficult. ...
05:00 2019-08-14

AG Barr said there must be 'zero tolerance for resisting police' and went after 'social justice reformers' in a heated speech to the US' largest law enforcement organization AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr gave a heated speech about being tough on crime to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) this week. FOP is the US' largest fraternal police organization. After praising the bravery of police officers, Barr went on to say public figures in the media...
05:26 2019-08-14

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

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
05:26 2019-08-14

100 must-see movies from the 2000s, according to critics Paramount Pictures Over the past few decades, critics have praised a lot of movies from the 2000s. Critically acclaimed comedies from the 2000s include "Mean Girls" (2004), "The Hangover" (2009), and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (2005). Awarding-winning movies like "Lost in Translation" (2003) and "T...
05:26 2019-08-14

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

One woman killed and one injured in 'terrifying carnage' in Sydney's CBD Police say 20-year-old suspect from western Sydney was carrying information on extremist ideologies when arrestedAs it happened: man had history of mental illness, police sayWhat we know so far about the Sydney CBD knife attackA man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death in Sydney’s central business...
05:52 2019-08-14

James Gandolfini's son Michael never watched 'The Sopranos' before he was cast in prequel Michael Gandolfini is stepping into his late father's shoes in the "Sopranos" prequel – but first, he had to watch the show for the first time ever.        ...
05:52 2019-08-14

Stacey Abrams decides not to run for president in 2020 – as it happened Abrams, who ran for Georgia governor, won’t pursue 2020 bidTrump says: ‘The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.06am BST Here’s where the day stands so far: 12.44am BST Kirsten Gillibrand announced she’ll be holding a reproductive rights ...
05:52 2019-08-14

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
05:52 2019-08-14

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

Amazon's Choice under fire amid widespread fraud in recommendations A group of senators are demanding that Amazon explain how it comes up with its well-known "Amazon Choice" label, a mark of distinction that earns certain products preferred placement on the retail platform....
06:13 2019-08-14

FTC Chief: Well Yes, We Could Break Up Big Tech, But Only If We Really, Really Wanted to or Something The chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Chairman Joe Simons, acknowledged in an interview on Tuesday that perhaps maybe, just maybe, one outcome of an FTC task force inquiry into whether tech giants violated anticompetition laws could be forcing them to break up into smaller companies, according ...
06:13 2019-08-14

Legion's Heady Series Finale Brought Its Time Traveling Story Full Circle Despite Legion’s visual flair and the quartet of powerful telepathic mutants the show began focusing on as it entered its endgame territory, its season finale was a relatively quiet, contemplative reflection on the emotional experiences that define people. Read more......
06:13 2019-08-14

Chandrayaan-2 Leaves Earth's Orbit, Heads Towards Moon India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 left the earth's orbit today and is headed towards moon after a crucial manoeuvre by the Indian Space Research Organisation....
06:13 2019-08-14

NASA Selects Proposals to Further Study the Fundamental Nature of Space NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to planetary atmospheres, radiation from the Sun, and interstellar particles....
06:39 2019-08-14

OnePlus confirms it’s launching a smart TV in September Chinese phone brand OnePlus announced today that it will launch a smart TV next month, and it’s called the OnePlus TV (color me shocked). The smartphone maker didn’t provide any other detail regarding the device, but said it’ll follow its “burden-less” design philosophy: The OnePlus TV is an extensi...
07:00 2019-08-14

Another chunk of the Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex has mysteriously moved Another chunk of the 119,756 Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been mysteriously moved. Twitter-based transaction monitor @whale_alert signaled the transfer late yesterday, when the hackers’ wallet suddenly transferred just over 30 BTC ($351,000) to a fresh, previously unused ...
07:00 2019-08-14

Bachelor in Paradise's Big Fight Involves a Piñata, Obviously Of all the episodes of Bachelor in Paradise, tonight's might have done the absolute most. First, of course, there was the fight. But as usual with anything quite that dramatic, the......
07:26 2019-08-14

Selena Gomez Is Launching Her Own Beauty Line, So Get Your Wallets Ready Hold the phone! Selena Gomez is launching her own beauty line. So start saving your coins and making room in your Alex drawers. After scoring countless fashion deals (she......
07:26 2019-08-14

Red Sox's Chris Sale becomes fastest pitcher in MLB history to record 2,000 strikeouts Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale becomes fastest pitcher to record 2,000 career strikeouts, accomplishing the feat in just 1,626 innings.       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

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

Dyson hits leadoff homer, Dbacks power past Rockies 9-3 Jarrod Dyson homered on the second pitch of the game during a five-run first inning and was later involved in a quirky double play as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 9-3 win over the Colorado Rockies       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3 Ronald Acuña Jr. homered and threw out a runner at the plate to back Max Fried's fifth straight win, leading the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 5-3 on a sweltering Tuesday night at SunTrust Park       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, said a minister who believed Naik should return to India to face charges of money laundering and hate speech....
07:52 2019-08-14

460 W. 34th is looking Prime for Amazon: sources Amazon may be landing in yet another Amazon Alley building. Paperwork has been drafted for the Jeff Bezos-owned company to lease the rest of SL Green’s 460 W. 34th St. — some 400,000 square feet, sources said. In April, Republic Bank signed a lease to take 211,521 square feet starting in April 2021 ...
07:52 2019-08-14

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

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

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

Andrew Luck's "Small Little Bone" Injury Is Apparently On The Move The saga of Andrew Luck’s strained calf has reached the point where it’s time to worry whether anyone knows just what the hell is going on. Colts owner Jim Irsay identified a “small little bone” in Luck’s left leg as the source of the quarterback’s ongoing pain and discomfort, which leads to all sor...
08:13 2019-08-14

Carlos Vela Earns The Dubious Honor Of Being MLS's All-Time Highest-Scoring Mexican With a deadlock-breaking goal from the penalty spot on Sunday in LAFC’s 4–2 win over the Red Bulls, Carlos Vela continued his season-long, Messi-like path of goal-induced destruction. The goal was his 23rd of the season, and his 37th overall in MLS, the latter stat making him the highest scoring Mex...
08:13 2019-08-14

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

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

Paper Round: PSG demand full £206m for Neymar after failed Barca bid "PSG name their price for Neymar, Spurs could lose Toby Alderweireld for nothing, Manchester United will for Alexis Sanchez\u0027s loan, and Luka Jovic coud leave Real Madrid."...
08:13 2019-08-14

Ex-‘Suits’ star makes dramatic return to USA legal series Patrick J. Adams says his return to “Suits” in Wednesday night’s episode took over a year to engineer. “Typically, [series creator] Aaron Korsh has a sort-of idea of what could happen the following season,” says Adams, 37, an original cast member who left “Suits” in April 2018 after playing brillian...
08:13 2019-08-14

WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, four others for involvement in fight The WNBA handed down suspensions to five players, including star center Brittney Griner, for their roles in a fight during a game between the Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury....
08:39 2019-08-14

Chinese military operation against Hong Kong could trigger historic rupture with US A military operation against Hong Kong protesters could trigger a rupture in U.S.-China relations that makes the trade war look minor in comparison, U.S. lawmakers and analysts suggest....
08:39 2019-08-14

Legendary fighter Frank Trigg hated UFC officials. Then he became one Frank Trigg spent his 15-year career loudly admonishing UFC officials. He believes they cost him millions. This is the story of why he has reentered the Octagon to fix what he thinks is MMA's most dangerous problem....
09:26 2019-08-14

|ChinastickingtoSeptemberUStradetalksaftertariffdelay Chinese officials are sticking to their plan to visit Washington in September for face-to-face trade meetings, people familiar with the matter said, signaling that talks remain on track for now despite an abrupt escalation in tariff threats this month....
09:26 2019-08-14

| Woman stabbed in central Sydney knife rampage A man stabbed a woman and attempted to stab several other people in central Sydney before being pinned down by members of the public and detained by police, eyewitnesses and officials have said....
09:26 2019-08-14

Steyn "Apologises" To Kohli, Takes A Dig At Selectors After T20I Snub Dale Steyn was not included in the T20I squad for India tour soon after he announced his Test retirement in a bid to extend his longevity in the shorter formats....
09:52 2019-08-14

Shares, dollar rebound on thaw in U.S.-China trade war U.S. and European stocks jumped, the dollar strengthened and Treasury yields rose on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products, easing concerns that a protracted trade war would harm global growth....
09:52 2019-08-14

Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on some Chinese imports brought buyers back to the equities market in a broad-based rally....
09:52 2019-08-14

Athletics-Simbine on world mission but rues Semenya absence "South African sprinter Akani Simbine will look to become the fastest man on earth at next month\u0027s world championships but he will run with a heavy heart that his compatriot and friend Caster Semenya will not be joining him in Doha."...
10:13 2019-08-14

Sensex Jumps Over 450 Points, Nifty Tops 11,050: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets rose sharply on Wednesday tracking a rally in global peers as investors' concerns somewhat eased on the US-China trade front after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese......
10:13 2019-08-14

Rupee Rebounds From 6-Month Low, Rises 55 Paise: 10 Things To Know The rupee rebounded from the six-month low and rose as much as 55 paise or 0.77 per cent against the dollar on Wednesday. Analysts say strong domestic equity markets and easing crude oil prices......
10:13 2019-08-14

Met Opera still has Placido Domingo booked amid sexual harassment case The Met — where Domingo is scheduled to perform next month — said it would wait for a probe from the Los Angeles Opera, where Domingo, 78, has been the general director since 2003....
10:13 2019-08-14

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

Subway riders taking to OMNY fare system faster than expected The end of the MetroCard is OM-near. Straphangers have already taken more than a million rides using OMNY, the MTA’s new tap-and-go fare payment system, officials announced Tuesday — well exceeding forecasts. “We underestimated. We’re three to four times higher than the number [of ...
10:13 2019-08-14

US Attorney paralegal helped gangbanger son go after ‘snitches’: feds A paralegal in the New Jersey US Attorney’s Office was busted for allegedly using her work equipment to help her gangbanger son and his Bronx crew expose members “snitching,” prosecutors announced Tuesday. Tawanna Hilliard — whose son Tyquan is part of the ruthless 5-9 Brims set of...
10:13 2019-08-14

NYPD chief admits city insurance falls short on mental health care in wake of cop suicides Hours after the NYPD lost its eighth officer to suicide this year, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan admitted that the city’s health care system makes it tough for cops to seek mental health care. The top cop made the comments during an appearance on WNYC’s “Brian Lehrer Sho...
10:13 2019-08-14

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
10:13 2019-08-14

How to Get Back Your Spotify Home Screen Widget on Android As a longtime Spotify user, I grab my digital pitchfork and join the masses of Android users who are pissed off about the latest Spotify update, which removes the Android home screen widget that made it incredibly useful to play and pause songs from your smartphone’s screens....
10:13 2019-08-14

Football transfer rumours: Coutinho to PSG? Neymar back to Barça? Today’s fluff is going nowhere fastThe noise is not going away. According to Le Parisien, officials from Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona chewed the fat for more than three hours in a swanky hotel without managing to shake hands on any kind of deal for Neymar, who is agitating for a return to Spain...
10:39 2019-08-14

Oppo confirms it's readying its very first smartwatch Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is set to join the list of companies that also make gadgets for your wrist, as it has confirmed it's working on its first smartwatch.The Oppo smartwatch was confirmed by the company's VP Shen Yiren in a Weibo -that's a Chinese social networking sit...
10:39 2019-08-14

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

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be cancelled for two days straight....
11:26 2019-08-14

Thai court acquits Red Shirts of terrorism for 2010 protests A court in Thailand has dismissed terrorism and other charges against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key areas of central Bangkok closed off and random violence that was ended by military force...
11:26 2019-08-14

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

Violent felon who killed California Highway Patrol officer 'wasn't a monster,' his widow insists The man suspected of gunning down a California Highway Patrol officer with an assault rifle during a traffic stop Monday had a lengthy criminal record but also helped raise eight children and “wasn’t a monster,” his wife said....
11:26 2019-08-14

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

Hammond: No-deal Brexit a 'betrayal' of Leave vote Former chancellor Philip Hammond has hit out at "unelected people" around Boris Johnson as he called a no-deal Brexit a "betrayal" of the 2016 EU referendum result....
11:26 2019-08-14

China's Anbang is said to plan sale of entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has reportedly started a sale of its entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding....
11:26 2019-08-14

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

Realme 3i to Go on Sale in India Next on August 20 The Realme 3i is priced in India starting from Rs. 7,999 for its 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant, while the top 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 9,999....
11:52 2019-08-14

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Reiterates His Support for Kashmiris on the Indian Side of the Divide MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister assured Kashmiri people living in the Indian-administered part of the divided region that he supports them in their struggle for self-determination. In his statement Wednesday, Imran Khan condemned New Delhi’s decision Aug. 5 ...
11:52 2019-08-14

Kashmir’s Main City is a Maze of Razor Wire and Steel Barriers as the Lockdown Continues (SRINAGAR, India) — The main city in the India-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has turned into a vast maze of razor wire coils and steel barricades as drones and helicopters hover overhead. Wearing flak jackets and riot gear, paramilitary soldiers carry automatic ...
11:52 2019-08-14

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on Tuesday night. “We are trying to clear the backlog of passengers through flight rescheduling,” an Airport Authority representative told TIME...
11:52 2019-08-14

The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don’t need a dining room or waiters....
12:39 2019-08-14

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

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

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
12:39 2019-08-14

S. Korea to acquire anti-missile radars, interceptors to counter N.K. threats South Korea plans to add two more ground-based anti-missile early warning radars and begin building three Aegis-equipped destroyers in the next five years....
13:00 2019-08-14

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters restricted The Hong Kong Airport Authority said it has obtained an interim court order barring protesters from demonstrating at the island's airport except in two designated areas....
13:00 2019-08-14

Watch: Turn Your Bruschetta Slices Into A Delightful Dessert With This Recipe! Our recipe today is a sweet twist to one of the most popular Italian entrees around- bruschetta. YouTube chef Manjula Jain teaches us how to make sweet bruschetta for dessert....
13:00 2019-08-14

Tomi Lahren slams NFL's partnership with Jay-Z: 'Apparently the league doesn't hate America enough' The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company Roc Nation are teaming up for events and activism. Tomi Lahren is not happy.        ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Dodgers’ Will Smith’s belts 2 HRs to help ‘Gingergaard’ pick up 1st MLB win MIAMI — Even by the Dodgers’ high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary. Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with his first two-homer game, and Los Angeles twice hit back-to-back homers to pound the Miami Marlins 15-1. Cody ...
13:26 2019-08-14

John Mara explains why Dave Gettleman is the Giants’ answer John Mara understands there is great unrest when it comes to the state of the Giants and the ability of general manager Dave Gettleman to lift the franchise out of its recent losing ways. As the co-owner of the team, Mara gets it. He just does not agree with you. “I think the best thing......
13:26 2019-08-14

Bernie Sanders tones down criticism of Washington Post but expresses frustration with campaign coverage Sen. Bernie Sanders scaled back his criticism of the media on Tuesday, telling CNN he did not believe that Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was dictating the paper's coverage of his campaign....
13:26 2019-08-14

Liverpool vs Chelsea referee Stephanie Frappart 'not afraid' to be first woman to referee Uefa Super Cup as officials aim to inspire a generation Stephanie Frappart will make history when she becomes the first female official to take charge of a major Uefa's men competition showpiece - a moment Irish assistant Michelle O'Neill hopes will inspire the next generation....
13:26 2019-08-14

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards better patrol buildings and sites....
13:26 2019-08-14

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the effect of that.”...
13:26 2019-08-14

How to create a light and bright home — even without the sun TOWN SQUARE | Play with bright, cheery colors or pastels for throw pillows, accents and artwork. Bright artwork is an easy way to freshen up your walls....
13:52 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts to stonewall" the probe....
13:52 2019-08-14

Air Canada sees A220 jet delivering boost for key U.S. transit traffic Air Canada said on Wednesday it will launch a direct Seattle-Montreal service next spring with its new A220-300 jets, as the carrier eyes new routes to grow its share of lucrative international transit traffic to and from the United States....
13:52 2019-08-14

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

T-Pain talks blowing $40 million: 'I had to borrow money to get my kids Burger King' T-Pain is opening up about his money problems, which the 33-year-old singer claiming he's currently financially stable.        ...
14:13 2019-08-14

Point Comfort: where slavery in America began 400 years ago In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Virginia, ushering in the era of slavery in what would become the United StatesThe blue waters of the Chesapeake lap against the shore. Sunbathers lounge in deckchairs as black children and white children run and play on the beach. And close by stands a mag...
14:13 2019-08-14

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

Garry Winogrand's America in color The photographer’s rarely seen color photographs are on show at the Brooklyn Museum, showing his distinctive view of everyday life in America. On show until 8 December, Garry Winogrand: Color takes him to the streets, to highways, to suburbs, to motels, to fairgrounds and to amusement parks Continue...
14:13 2019-08-14

Team USA coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He a...
14:13 2019-08-14

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day one start delayed – live! Updates from the opening day of play at Lord’sVic Marks: England hope for instant Archer impactAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.03pm BST Thanks Geoff, hello everyone. Nothing much to report, so I’m going to proceed with a panel on how the flip England can dismiss Steve Smith. If anyon...
14:13 2019-08-14

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

How we think about the term 'enslaved' matters 400 years ago, the first Africans who came to America were not ‘enslaved’, they were indentured – and this makes a crucial difference when we think about the meanings of our pastThe year 1619 is momentous in American history, as a recent visit by the current US president attests. In July, Donald Tru...
14:13 2019-08-14

Too busy? Distracted by your phone? How to love reading again If reading has given way in your life to social media and other distractions, it can be hard to return to books – but these tips could helpIn 2019, books are not just a last resort when the wifi is down. There are Instagram accounts, podcasts and even subscription boxes dedicated to reading. Chances...
14:13 2019-08-14

Human impact on oceans doubled during last decade The impact of humans on the world's oceans has doubled during the last ten years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara....
14:39 2019-08-14

AMD’s next-gen Renoir chips could skip Navi for older integrated graphics AMD’s next-generation APUs, codenamed Renoir, will be 7nm chips featuring Zen 2 architecture, but there's fresh speculation that the processors will run with Vega 10 graphics, as opposed to Navi (AMD’s latest graphics solution, which was previously rumored for Renoir).We should ma...
14:39 2019-08-14

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

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

What to do about strawberry legs Strawberry legs occur when small black spots, resembling strawberry seeds, appear on the legs after shaving them. Treatments include moisturizing creams. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

What does semen taste like, and can it change? Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

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

Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits....
15:00 2019-08-14

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

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
15:00 2019-08-14

On International Left-Handers Day, Some Interesting Facts About Lefties Why are some people lefties? How many people in the world are left-handed? On International Left-Handers Day, here are some interesting facts about lefties....
15:00 2019-08-14

Emilia Clarke Proves She's Ditched Game of Thrones' Daenerys For Good In Last Christmas Trailer Emilia Clarke is saying "dracarys" to Daenerys Targaryen. In the oh-so-very charming trailer for the upcoming romcom Last Christmas, the actress proves she's certainly moved......
15:26 2019-08-14

| WATCH | Mexico City suspends six police officers in rape investigation Mexico City's mayor has said that six police officers were suspended as part of an investigation into the rape of two teenage girls, after demonstrations by hundreds of women demanding justice....
15:26 2019-08-14

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce someday about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

The Genesis Mini Makes Up For Years Of Crappy Sega Clones Sega did mini consoles before mini consoles were cool. For well over a decade you’ve been able to buy plug-and-play Sega machines filled with Genesis classics. Of course, they all pretty much sucked, full of emulation problems and mediocre games. But the Genesis Mini is almost here, and it’s ready t...
15:52 2019-08-14

Why developers shouldn’t fear Friday code deployments I’ve seen the advice of not deploying products on Fridays over and over in my Twitter feed and internet memes. I even stumbled upon a job offer that mentions ‘no Friday deployments’ policy as one of their perks. Most of the industry is now sold on the idea that pushing code to production on a Friday...
15:52 2019-08-14

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according to data from Crist|Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that tracks C-suite trends. That is up from the average of 33.6% over the previous 10 y...
15:52 2019-08-14

Shanghai Fines Ride-Hailing Service Providers Didi, Meituan For Using Unlicensed Vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they......
16:13 2019-08-14

WNBA suspends Griner 3 games for fight; 4 others punished Mercury center Brittney Griner will miss the next three games after the WNBA suspended her Tuesday for her role in a fight in the Dallas-Phoenix game over the weekend that resulted in six players getting ejected....
16:13 2019-08-14

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

A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden assault trial, but won't go to jail Rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault in a Sweden court Wednesday, but avoided a jail sentence because it was determined his crime was not of a "serious nature."...
16:13 2019-08-14

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

|USrapperA$APRockygetssuspendedsentenceforassault A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed him a suspended sentence over a street brawl in June, a case that outraged fans and stoked diplomatic tensions....
16:39 2019-08-14

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

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from airplanes after recall Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
17:00 2019-08-14

The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet Is The Convertible CUV The World Didn't Know It Needed Volkswagen is calling its newest creation “a literal breath of fresh air” in its press release, and I have to say I agree. The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet looks kind of absurd but like it’s a hell of a lot of fun—and it’ll be hitting markets in early 2020....
17:00 2019-08-14

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
17:26 2019-08-14

These Four Candidates Are Scrambling to Make the Cut for the Next Democratic Debate Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to qualifying, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot onstage....
17:26 2019-08-14

California shootout: Gunman's criminal past was likely unknown to the officer he killed The man who opened fire during a traffic stop just off a Southern California freeway had a long and violent criminal history.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Harry Styles fans upset over 'Little Mermaid' reports Harry Styles was never even announced for the role of Prince Eric in the live-action "The Little Mermaid," but that hasn't stopped people from mourning over reports that he has turned down the project....
17:26 2019-08-14

My smart TV wasn’t actually smart until I got DISH’s new Google remote Like most of you, I have several internet-connected “smart TVs” in my home, but I don’t use any of the smart features available on them. Does anyone? Streaming devices like the ones available from Roku, Amazon, and Apple all have much better interfaces and far more available apps t...
17:26 2019-08-14

The next OnePlus product to hit stores might not be a smartphone OnePlus has been launching two flagship phones a year for quite a while now, but 2019 marks a turning point in the company’s brief history. For starters, we’ve witnessed OnePlus unveiling not one but three OnePlus 7 phones in the first half of the year, including the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, an...
17:26 2019-08-14

Stocks Fall as Bond Yields Flash a Recession Warning U.S. stocks tumbled and Treasury markets sent a new recession signal after weak German and Chinese economic data stoked fears of an impending global slowdown....
17:26 2019-08-14

Russian riot officer filmed punching woman Russian authorities have opened an investigation into a widely-condemned incident of a riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach during protests in Moscow....
17:52 2019-08-14

Sala and pilot exposed to carbon monoxide before crash, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
17:52 2019-08-14

Man Utd will stumble upon successful transfer strategy, says Gary Neville Gary Neville appears unconcerned by fears that Manchester United are falling behind their Premier League rivals and believes the club will eventually find the right recruitment system....
17:52 2019-08-14

Pakistan prepared to 'fight to the end' over Kashmir, says PM Imran Khan Pakistan is prepared to "fight to the end" over Kashmir if necessary, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday during a speech from the Pakistani-controlled part of the disputed region....
17:52 2019-08-14

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

Wednesday's Best Deals: Steelseries Gaming Mouse, Clarisonic Mia Smart, Dolby Atmos Soundbar, and More A Nebula Projector exclusive, Home Depot grills and smokers, Land’s End sale, and a Thermapen IR thermometer lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web....
17:52 2019-08-14

'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is Not a Health Treatment—It's Bleach You wouldn’t think we’d need the FDA to tell us not to drink bleach, but here’s the world we live in: if you try to look up alternative treatments for cancer or autism, sooner or later you’ll likely hear about a “Miracle Mineral Solution.”...
17:52 2019-08-14

What's Going on With the Bond Market? “The Bond Market is Screaming.” “The Bond Market Smells Big Trouble. Here’s Where to Hide.” Every time you turn around, there’s another headline that sounds just like this, because the bond yields have been going down at an angle akin to the pitch of Splash Mountain. And at the same time, it’s getti...
17:52 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell lying low at Massachusetts mansion Jeffrey Epstein’s former gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell, who has been accused of procuring underage victims for the millionaire pedophile, has been living in a secluded Massachusetts mansion with her new beau, according to a report. The 57-year-old British socialite is in a relationship with tech CEO Sco...
17:52 2019-08-14

Sasse demands Barr ‘rip up’ 2008 Epstein deal, bring co-conspirators to justice Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) has urged Attorney General William Barr to “rip up the non-prosecution, non-investigation agreement” for Jeffrey Epstein so that co-conspirators are brought to justice. “Too many of Epstein’s secrets have gone to the grave with him, and the Department must n...
17:52 2019-08-14

Protesters apologize after days of chaos at Hong Kong airport Flights have resumed at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of chaos and violence involving pro-democracy demonstrators, who offered their apologies Wednesday to stranded passengers, according to reports. A few dozen protesters remained camped in the busy hub’s arrivals area a day after a mass demons...
17:52 2019-08-14

Jail guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein were sleeping before his death The two Manhattan jail guards tasked with monitoring Jeffrey Epstein before he died fell asleep on the job and fudged the log entries to show they checked on him and other inmates when they actually didn’t, according to reports. Surveillance video reviewed after Epstein’s death showed th...
17:52 2019-08-14

Top Canada ethics watchdog says PM Trudeau contravened conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before an election....
18:13 2019-08-14

Ford extends warranty on certain Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in certain of its Focus and Fiesta cars due to complaints related to the vehicles' transmission from several customers....
18:13 2019-08-14

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets struggle as recession fears grow; Argentine peso down again The Argentine peso declined for a third day on Wednesday and most Latin American markets weakened as worrying economic data from China and Germany and moves in U.S. bond markets suggested a recession for major global economies is on the horizon as a bruising U.S.-China trade war drags on. The Br...
18:13 2019-08-14

Reports: Harry Styles won't play Prince Eric in 'Little Mermaid' Pop music star and occasional actor Harry Styles reportedly won't be playing the role of Prince Eric in the live-action remake of Disney's "The Little Mermaid."...
18:13 2019-08-14

Statue of 'comfort women' pulled from Japan exhibit finds new home A Spanish businessman has bought a statue symbolizing women forced to work in Japanese military brothels which was removed from an exhibition in Japan after organizers received threats over the piece....
18:39 2019-08-14

UPDATE 5-Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but his announcement did not immediately halt the peso currency's collapse....
18:39 2019-08-14

Massachusetts police release video of distracted driving crash, hours before another happens in same spot Authorities in Massachusetts shared dashcam video of a dramatic crash to highlight dangers of distracted driving on Tuesday, only to have a similar crash happen in the same exact spot hours later. ...
18:39 2019-08-14

Britons Worry No-Deal Brexit Will Cause Drug Shortages Three-quarters of medicines consumed in the U.K. arrive through a narrow English Channel crossing, so any bottlenecks could quickly squeeze drug stocks if Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31 with no deal....
19:00 2019-08-14

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80kg (12st), the new species, Crossvallia waiparensis...
19:00 2019-08-14

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

With no family in town, husband of El Paso shooting victim invites public to her funeral By Phil Helsel A man who lost his wife in a mass shooting that killed nearly two dozen people in El Paso, Texas, last week is inviting the public to celebrate her life as he has no other family in town, a funeral home said Tuesday. Margie Reckard, 63, was among 22 people killed Aug. 3 in the Walmart...
19:00 2019-08-14

Temperatures near record today and tomorrow! TUCSON – Temperatures could be record-breaking this afternoon! Excessive Heat Warning in effect. LIMIT TIME OUTSIDE! Today: Record-breaking heat possible, limit time outdoors. High: 107° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tomorrow: Another scorcher with temperatures near record once aga...
19:00 2019-08-14

Noah Hawley Discusses the Status of His Doctor Doom Movie (Again) Tiffany Haddish makes her pitch to be Nubia in DC’s cinematic universe. Idris Elba wants back in on Thor: Love and Thunder somehow. Jeph Loeb clarifies Marvel TV’s approach to the arrival of Marvel Studios’ Disney+ output. Plus, a sequel to May the Devil Take You, more American Horror Story: 1984 te...
19:00 2019-08-14

Microsoft: Cloud gaming is “inevitable” but “years” from mainstream Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. With the planned 2019 launch of Project Xcloud, Microsoft isn't ignoring the game industry's current mania for streaming gaming. But in a recent interview with Gamespot, Microsoft Xbox head Phil Spencer temp...
19:26 2019-08-14

Goldman Sachs may lose money on the Apple Card in the next recession, Nomura says Goldman's first credit card is "highly sensitive" to rising net charge offs, and the bank will begin to lose money if losses reach about 8%, Carcache wrote....
19:26 2019-08-14

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine Monday!) and the early reception is generally positive. The card's primary draw isn't in its benefits, which are perfectly fine but not outstanding by any metric, but instead lies with its tight vert...
19:26 2019-08-14

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement released on Wednesday....
19:52 2019-08-14

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Race against time” for migrants in Mediterranean...
19:52 2019-08-14

Watch: New York park posts signs after series of squirrel attacks Signs posted at a New York City park are warning visitors not to feed the local squirrels because the seemingly cute and cuddly residents have turned aggressive....
19:52 2019-08-14

Stock Markets Slide as Bonds Signal Rising Concern About Growth Yields on United States government bonds fell, indicating lower expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
19:52 2019-08-14

No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials China made no concessions to the United States after President Donald Trump postponed threatened tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
19:52 2019-08-14

Oil tumbles 5% on weak global economic data, U.S. crude build Oil prices sank roughly 5% on Wednesday after disappointing economic data from China and Europe revived global demand fears and U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly for the second week in a row....
19:52 2019-08-14

Meet experts from Ripple, Consensys, and more at Hard Fork Summit 2019 The Bitcoin hype may have died down, but the tech behind it definitely hasn’t. With Bitcoin’s price on the rise again, and with major companies adopting and experimenting with blockchain, the way we do business, make payments, and perceive the value of money is about to change. As we find ourselves ...
20:13 2019-08-14

The Prison Holding Jeffrey Epstein Wasn't Even Trying, Huh With every piece of new information that seeps out about Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal New York City prison this past weekend, the prison’s operations more closely resemble something straight out of Mr. Bean....
20:13 2019-08-14

Where in the World Is Ghislaine Maxwell? Even though Jeffrey Epstein, who was widely accused of sexual abuse, was found dead in his jail cell Saturday after an apparent suicide, there are still many people who are alive and could be prosecuted for working with him. One of those people is Epstein’s alleged co-conspirator, Ghislaine Maxwell,...
20:13 2019-08-14

How to Explore a New Hobby Without Breaking the Bank Hobbies are fun. They can help you relax after a long day at work. They can provide a creative outlet, new skills, or sometimes even a new network of friends. But first, you have to get started. And getting started can be expensive, a slippery slope you may not even know you’re heading down until yo...
20:13 2019-08-14

Klopp and Lampard set to do battle in European showpiece "The Champions League winners Liverpool take on the Europa League champions Chelsea at Besiktas\u0027 Vodafone Park on Wednesday night to decide who will lift the 44th UEFA Super Cup. It\u0027s Klopp vs Lampard. Who will come out on top?"...
20:13 2019-08-14

Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash - report "Emiliano Sala\u0027s blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely the pilot of the plane flying him to Britain had also been exposed before their fatal crash."...
20:13 2019-08-14

Marengo surges to victory in Stage 1, Craddock takes overall lead "Umberto Marengo blasted out of a late breakway to narrowly win Stage 1 of the Tour of Utah on Tuesday while runner-up Lawson Craddock gained enough time to take the overall lead."...
20:13 2019-08-14

WW, formerly Weight Watchers, launches a weight loss app for kids Last February, Weight Watchers drew criticism when it announced a free weight-loss program for teens ages 13 to 17. Skeptics feared the program would encourage obsessive eating habits in adolescents, but Weight Watchers -- since rebranded WW -- isn't......
20:13 2019-08-14

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

Mindhunter's Jonathan Groff charmingly reminds you he's also Kristoff in Frozen When he’s not obsessively interviewing serial killers on David Fincher’s Mindhunter, Jonathan Groff is leaving voicemails for children—okay, that definitely doesn’t sound any less dark than the other thing. Let’s clarify: Groff, who has a background in musical theater (ask your former Drama Club fri...
20:13 2019-08-14

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

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

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

'Uncaged' Sistine Stallone: When dad Sylvester literally pushed me into shark-filled waters Sistine Stallone recalls that time when her joking father pushed her into shark-filled waters off Bora Bora. "I had a full-on panic attack."        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

iPhone 11 rear glass may lose ‘iPhone’ branding, come in matte green New details from the Asian supply chain suggest that Apple will be making a series of changes to 2019 iPhone backs, including color and brand tweaks.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

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

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

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
20:39 2019-08-14

America's Got Talent Judges on What Makes Kodi Lee So Special Kodi Lee is the name on everyone's lips. The America's Got Talent contestant wowed the panel with his audition and received the Golden Buzzer from new judge Gabrielle Union, and his first......
20:39 2019-08-14

Why Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Went Public With Their Problems Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith were done with chasing the fairytale. With more than two decades together under their married belt, the famed Mr. and Mrs. have become one of......
20:39 2019-08-14

Nick Viall Calls Out Blake Horstmann Over Caelynn Miller-Keyes Texts Nick Viall has a few thoughts on Blake Horstmann's Bachelor in Paradise drama. The reality star shared his "strong opinions" on Tuesday's episode of his podcast The Viall......
20:39 2019-08-14

The Crown Season 3 Cast on Claire Foy Impressions, Personal Connections and Prince Charles' Young Love After nearly two years without new episodes, The Crown's reign is continuing on Netflix. Season three of the Emmy-winning drama drops on Sunday, Nov. 17 with a brand-new cast playing the very......
20:39 2019-08-14

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

Twitter Will Eventually Address Edit Button Demand, Product Lead Says Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour at a press event suggested that users might get a dedicated feature to address user needs like correcting a typo or clarifying their message, but not exactly the......
21:00 2019-08-14

F1: Alex Albon Replaces Pierre Gasly At Red Bull From Belgian GP Red Bull Racing has promoted Alexander Albon to the A-team with the young driver replacing Piere Gasly from the Belgian Grand Prix onwards. As much as the announcement comes as unprecedented, it is......
21:00 2019-08-14

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
21:26 2019-08-14

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without rape and incest the human race might long since hav...
21:26 2019-08-14

Satellite photos show Chinese armoured vehicles on border of Hong Kong Paramilitary police personnel carriers appear to be parked in Shenzhen sports stadiumSatellite photos show what appear to be armoured personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China’s paramilitary People’s Armed police parked in a sports stadium in the city of Shenzhen, which borders Ho...
21:26 2019-08-14

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

Princess Diana musical heads to Broadway with swearing queen, 'handsome' Prince Charles A musical about Princess Diana, featuring the royal wedding drama and Prince Charles' infamous affair, is headed to Broadway this spring.        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

Tucker Carlson's sudden vacation sounds fishy to Trevor Noah When Tucker Carlson announced a fishing trip with his son in the midst of backlash for his comments on white supremacy, Trevor Noah wasn't having it.        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

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

Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
21:52 2019-08-14

How to Get Early Access to New OneDrive Features Microsoft’s OneDrive is a great cloud-storage service for Windows 10 users, but there’s a way to make it even better. In the same way that joining the Windows Insider program lets you preview new Windows 10 features, opting into the OneDrive preview program can grant you early access to new OneDrive...
21:52 2019-08-14

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks AT&T and T-Mobile announced today the carriers are offering robocall identification across networks in a first step toward SHAKEN/STIR implementation.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Most Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, survey shows The average American is struggling to make ends meet each month, with most saying they live paycheck to paycheck, according to a recent survey.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Barclays ends partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase: sources Barclays is no longer providing banking services to major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, ending a relationship that started in March last year as the exchange expanded in Europe....
22:13 2019-08-14

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

GE secures four-year labor deal with unions for 6,600 workers General Electric Co has clinched a labor deal with all 6,600 of its unionized workers in the United States, averting potential strikes that could have hit the ailing conglomerate's jet engine production, the company and unions said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 2-FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
22:13 2019-08-14

PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American country could disrupt their operations, three industry sources said....
22:13 2019-08-14

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
22:13 2019-08-14

Seeing red? Why a falling stock market can help you save on taxes Market declines don't have to be a horror show. Here's the upshot: Lower portfolio values make it cheaper to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA....
22:39 2019-08-14

Magic Johnson celebrates 60th birthday with, what else, a list of his 60 favorite TV shows As mere mortals, we can only imagine that when you’re a retired sports legend you have some time on your hands. How to fill the hours, stretching ahead of you like an all-day sucker? You watch a lot of TV, apparently....
22:39 2019-08-14

|FormerEskomexecutivesseekSA'stoughestCEOjob The chief executive role at Eskom, considered the most challenging job in corporate South Africa, is attracting interest from people who know how difficult turning around the debt-ridden state utility will be....
22:39 2019-08-14

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

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a chance at justice delayed....
23:00 2019-08-14

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in his home state of Iowa, local media reported....
23:00 2019-08-14

The 2020 BMW 330e Plug-In Hybrid Is Full Of Surprises Full disclosure: I’ve never been hugely impressed by any of the hybrids I’ve driven. I like my cars sporty, with power outputs that should make you question their legality. Neither of those characteristics have been typically found in any hybrid I have driven. I figured, then, perhaps I’m not the ri...
23:00 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky’s Guilty Verdict Doesn’t Bar Him From Returning to Sweden, Says Judge Who Convicted Him A Swedish court convicted A$AP Rocky of assault on Wednesday and the judge who convicted him says the guilty verdict does not bar the New York-born rapper from returning to Sweden. “The court has not decided on any repercussions of that nature,” Per Lennerbrant, the senior judge in the c...
23:00 2019-08-14

Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Voters aren't sure Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' has broken chart records, but some voters question if it should be nominated for the Country Music Association Awards.        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

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

Todd Chrisley, wife Julie plead not guilty to tax-evasion charges, bond set at $100G each "Chrisley Knows Best"  stars Julie and Todd Chrisley pleaded not guilty to tax evasion and other federal charges at an initial court appearance on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-08-14

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are 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!...
23:26 2019-08-14

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

Chinese paramilitary members are gathered near Hong Kong border As protests continue to sweep through Hong Kong, large numbers of China's paramilitary force are just miles away from Hong Kong's border with mainland China, according to a CNN team on the ground in Shenzhen....
23:26 2019-08-14

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy...
23:26 2019-08-14

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

Not so fast, Boris... the fightback begins The new PM is settling in to No 10, but behind the scenes a no-deal resistance is forming. As the group hatch plans to avert disaster in October, Julian Glover forecasts stormy weather for Westminster...
23:52 2019-08-14

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rushmore are all on offer in this very funny teen – or...
23:52 2019-08-14

8chan owner Jim Watkins faces grilling on extremist content The House Committee on Homeland Security subpoenaed Jim Watkins, the owner of the far-right Internet message board 8chan, as part of a probe into the social media site’s connections to extremists. “In recent years, violent extremist content has proliferated on both large and small social media platf...
23:52 2019-08-14

PetSmart customer says dog lost part of nose at grooming session A Virginia dog owner says her pooch lost part of his nose at a PetSmart in a grooming session-gone-wrong. Victoria Lawhorne said the PetSmart in Chester called her with some concerning news on July 30 after she dropped off her cockapoo named Osito, news station WTVR reported. “They called me and sai...
23:52 2019-08-14

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

Pelosi warns post-Brexit UK not to mess with 1998 Ireland peace pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning to the United Kingdom Wednesday amid talks of a free trade deal with the US after Britain departs the European Union. The top-ranking House Democrat issued a statement reiterating her opposition to any free trade agreement that disrupts the Good Friday Agr...
23:52 2019-08-14

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

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly diseas...
23:52 2019-08-14

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local media, residents of Nyonoska, the site of a Russian...
23:52 2019-08-14

Macy's teams up with Google to help run its warehouses One way Macy's is trying to improve its business stems from the work it's doing on the back end, at its more than a dozen fulfillment centers....
00:13 2019-08-15

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

Demon's Souls Can Now Run At 4K And 60 FPS (In An Emulator) You’ll need a powerful PC and a copy of the original game, but thanks to a new patch to the PS3 emulator RPCS3, it’s now possible to play the 2009 action-role-playing game Demon’s Souls in 4K while running at 60 frames per second....
00:13 2019-08-15

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its music....
00:13 2019-08-15

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
00:13 2019-08-15

Israeli flight attendant dies from measles months after New York flight Rotem Amitai developed a fever a few days after traveling from New York to Tel Aviv. It is unclear if she was inflected with the virus on the flight....
00:13 2019-08-15

Cisco Gives Lower-Than-Expected Forecast for Current Quarter The networking-equipment giant’s profit for the quarter ended July 27 fell 42% to $2.21 billion, or 51 cents a share. Revenue rose 4.6% to $13.43 billion....
00:13 2019-08-15

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

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

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by the school.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Ex-NFL WR Roscoe Parrish arrested, charged with authoring written threats to kill Former Buffalo Bills receiver Roscoe Parrish was arrested in Florida after allegedly leaving threatening messages at his ex-girlfriend's apartment.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Meet the 2019 Little League World Series teams: Is there a LLWS contender from your area? The Little League World Series begins Thursday, with 10-to-12-year-old All-Stars hailing from all over the U.S. and world vying for title.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

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

Maharashtra Flood Devastation Could Have Been Avoided, Say Experts Nearly 50 people have died in the floods in Western Maharashtra and over five lakh have been displaced in the past few days. What caused this devastation is now a matter of study. A report by the......
00:39 2019-08-15

PM Modi Declares Compensation For Families Of Uttarakhand Crash Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced compensation to the families of nine children, who were killed recently in a road accident in Uttarakhand....
00:39 2019-08-15

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
00:39 2019-08-15

'ADRIAN!' - Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp mimics Rocky after goalkeeper's Super Cup penalty shootout heroics Having watched new signing Adrian save the decisive spot-kick in the Uefa Super Cup penalty shootout victory over Chelsea, Jurgen Klopp simply couldn't contain his emotions....
00:39 2019-08-15

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
01:00 2019-08-15

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

Steve King, Opposing All Abortions, Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
01:00 2019-08-15

Mystery of Ghislaine Maxwell's whereabouts deepens as Epstein accusers eye his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell in the past was photographed with Jeffrey Epstein socializing with President Donald Trump, and attending the wedding of Chelsea Clinton, whose father, President Bill Clinton, like Trump had been friends with Epstein....
01:00 2019-08-15

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
01:00 2019-08-15

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, according to bankers, economists and business leaders....
01:00 2019-08-15

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

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows Apple's June recall announcement, is part of a general FAA policy on devices wi...
01:26 2019-08-15

In rethinking the Wizards, Ted Leonsis blocked the noise and called Barack Obama (and 77 others) Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis also leaned on insight from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues....
01:26 2019-08-15

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

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Pacific’s rail yard, located near Aviation Highway and Alvernon Way. ...
01:52 2019-08-15

75 years at the fair (WHO/NBC News) John Rasmussen is marking an incredible milestone. Rasmussen has never missed the Iowa State Fair. First attending as a baby, 2019 is his 75th year. He’s camped at the fair each time. “I came here as a three or 4-month-old baby. Been here every year,” Rasmussen says. “I kind o...
01:52 2019-08-15

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
01:52 2019-08-15

Kylie Jenner's European Getaway With Travis Scott and Stormi Continues in France On to the next! Kylie Jenner is moving her vacation from Italy to France. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, who has been on a European getaway with beau Travis Scott and daughter......
01:52 2019-08-15

Todd and Julie Chrisley Turn Themselves In After Tax Evasion and Fraud Indictment UPDATE: A spokesperson for the US Attorney's Office confirms to E! News that Todd and Julie Chrisley plead not guilty today during their arraignment. They were each subsequently released on......
01:52 2019-08-15

Halle Berry Rings in Her 53rd Birthday With a "No Bra Club" Wet Tank Top It's Halle Berry's birthday and she's ringing it in in her own kind of birthday suit. The Oscar winner turns 53 years old today and took to social media to mark her special......
01:52 2019-08-15

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
02:13 2019-08-15

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
02:13 2019-08-15

Cisco's Outlook Dampened by China Slowdown, Trade Dispute Cisco Systems reported stronger revenue in its latest quarter but projected disappointing growth this quarter on lower spending from some customers and weakness in China....
02:13 2019-08-15

Cramer: Retail is getting hammered, but it's an opportunity to buy Revolve Revolve Group is "part of the reason why Macy's is getting obliterated ... disrupting what's left of the department stores, and it is working," Jim Cramer says....
02:13 2019-08-15

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

Hy-Vee investigating if customer payment data was exposed at fuel pumps, other locations Hy-Vee is investigating possible security issues with payment processing systems at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and store-owned Wahlburgers.       ...
02:13 2019-08-15

Frank Lampard proud of Chelsea, praises 'machine' N'Golo Kante after 'unlucky' Super Cup loss to Liverpool Frank Lampard believes Chelsea are on the right track despite losing their first two games this season, and has backed N'Golo Kante to be a key player for the Blues this year....
02:39 2019-08-15

A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace life again....
02:39 2019-08-15

'Nemo effect' debunked: Films do not inspire demand for pets, study says Films like Finding Nemo, Harry Potter and Zootopia have not inspired a surge in demand for certain pets, but are raising awareness of conservation, according to new research....
02:39 2019-08-15

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped governments crack down....
02:39 2019-08-15

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong Kong.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

Best place to get a milkshake in every state Whether you call them milkshakes or just shakes, here's where to get the best ice-cream dessert beverage in each state.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

Twitter starts testing DM searches It didn't take long for Twitter to make direct message searches a practical reality after teasing them -- though you'll need a little luck to give them a try. The social network has begun testing a DM search bar in its iOS app and the web. It'll on......
03:00 2019-08-15

Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream: how to watch UEFA Super Cup 2019 football online from anywhere Champions League winners against Europa League champs - the UEFA Super Cup has become the traditional curtain raiser for European competitions. This year's is a first - an all-English affair, with Liverpool taking on Chelsea. Which Premier League side will earn the bragging rights in Istanbul? ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Phillies' Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will have MRI Thursday and likely have season-ending surgery on bone spur in his pitching elbow.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Police officer gets challenged by kids so he shows off his basketball skills A New York police officer turned the street game with some kids into an opportunity to engage with the community and to show off his skills.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Washington Redskins preseason game: Streaming info, what to watch Here's everything you need to know as the Cincinnati Bengals play the Washington Redskins in an NFL preseason game Thursday night.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau may have just confirmed the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G Recently, OnePlus has been releasing new flagship phones in the first half of the year, and an updated version of the phone in the back half of the year. It seemed possible that the release strategy would change with the addition of the Pro model this last spring, but in a recent interview with Fina...
03:26 2019-08-15

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

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

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
03:52 2019-08-15

Won't Let India, China Leverage "Growing Nation" Tag Now: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer "developing nations" and were "taking advantage" of the tag from the WTO and asserted that he will not let it happen anymore....
03:52 2019-08-15

Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms....
03:52 2019-08-15

What to know about bleeding hemorrhoids A person can sometimes treat bleeding hemorrhoids at home. At other times, hemorrhoids may require specialist treatment or surgery. Learn more about the symptoms, home remedies, and treatments here....
03:52 2019-08-15

How President Trump Scooped Me on a Google Story Kevin Cernekee, a conservative firebrand inside Google, kept a low public profile. Then, WIRED's reporting propelled him to Fox News—and Trump's tweets....
03:52 2019-08-15

Kostya and Me: How Sam Patten Got Ensnared in Mueller’s Probe A political consultant crosses paths with Konstantin Kilimnik, Paul Manafort, and Cambridge Analytica, then becomes part of the Russia investigation....
03:52 2019-08-15

Trump ties China trade deal to 'humane' Hong Kong resolution after troop buildup worry President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after the State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about reports of movement of Chinese paramilitary forces along the Hong Kong border....
04:13 2019-08-15

Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week, while the city braced for more mass protests through the weekend....
04:13 2019-08-15

Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine for war dead on Thursday, the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, Kyodo News said, a gesture likely to be criticized by Asian neighbors....
04:13 2019-08-15

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

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
04:13 2019-08-15

VMWare in talks to buy Pivotal Software; both controlled by Dell VMware Inc and Pivotal Software Inc are negotiating a deal for VMWare to acquire Pivotal, according to a regulatory filing from Dell Technologies Inc on Wednesday, valuing Pivotal, a maker of software development and management tools, at about $4 billion....
04:13 2019-08-15

Trump says China should treat Hong Kong 'humanely' before trade deal can be agreed President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China wants to make a trade deal but it should treat Hong Kong "humanely" first, explicitly tying a trade agreement to a peaceful resolution of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
04:13 2019-08-15

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

Pirates' Jameson Taillon has second Tommy John surgery, to miss 2020 season Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon is expected to miss next season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow for a second time....
04:39 2019-08-15

Watch: Tigers outfield collision results in Mariners homer Detroit Tigers outfielders Niko Goodrum and Brandon Dixon collided during a game with the Seattle Mariners. The run-in resulted in a home run for Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager....
04:39 2019-08-15

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

Cuteness alert! Disney gives fans 'Lady and the Tramp' live-action first look The first look of the live-action "Lady and the Tramp" has dropped, and the two star dogs are total charmers.        ...
04:39 2019-08-15

Patrick Swayze's widow shares story about his abusive mother: She would lay into him Patrick Swayze's widow, Lisa Niemi, opens up about the late actor's troubled childhood in new documentary "I Am Patrick Swayze."        ...
04:39 2019-08-15

Sistine Stallone: Dad Sylvester 'pushed me in' shark-filled waters Sistine Stallone did not need inspiration to act petrified of sharks in her movie debut, "47 Meters Down: Uncaged."        ...
04:39 2019-08-15

Liverpool's Adrian: Super Cup caps a crazy week "Liverpool goalkeeper, Adrian was left to reflect on a whirlwind few weeks after his penalty shoot-out heroics saw Jurgen Klopp\u0027s men defeat Chelsea to lift the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul."...
04:39 2019-08-15

Trump implies trade deal with China can wait for Hong Kong resolution Trump has previously said little about the protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, except to make it clear he believes that Hong Kong and China need to "deal with that themselves.''...
04:39 2019-08-15

Canadian Forces expected to send Hercules transport plane to Uganda for peacekeeping The CC-130 Hercules was one of three signature promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to the United Nations when Canada hosted a major peacekeeping summit in November 2017....
04:39 2019-08-15

Steve King Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
05:00 2019-08-15

FTC chief prepared to break up Big Tech — if he ‘has to’ The head of the FTC said he's prepared to break up big tech companies by undoing past mergers as the agency probes whether the firms are hurting competition....
05:00 2019-08-15

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

US: Several police officers shot in Philadelphia A police operation in the neighborhood of Nicetown left six officers injured. Authorities said the shooter was still active, barricated inside a house and engaged in a tense standoff with police....
05:00 2019-08-15

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

Football star Sala exposed to high levels of deadly carbon monoxide in plane British air accident investigators have said Emiliano Sala's body had potentially deadly levels of carbon monoxide. It said the pilot of the plane that crashed was also likely exposed....
05:00 2019-08-15

Italy: New Genoa bridge to be built by April PM Giuseppe Conte pledged a new bridge symbolizing "rebirth" would be completed by April. Forty-three people died when the Morandi bridge collapsed last year....
05:00 2019-08-15

Kashmir crisis mars independence celebrations in Pakistan and India As Pakistan and India mark over seven decades of independence from British colonial rule, critics say the Kashmir problem has overshadowed basic development concerns in Pakistan and alienated minorities in India....
05:00 2019-08-15

Bundesliga transfers: Borussia Mönchengladbach sign Ramy Bensebaini Borussia Mönchengladbach have shored up their back line with the signing of the Algeria defender. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich have brought Croatian winger Ivan Perisic in on loan. Follow all of the transfer atcion here!...
05:00 2019-08-15

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

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead Paris police have closed off streets near the Notre Dame cathedral as part of a lead decontamination effort. Several residents and activists had criticized authorities for underestimating the effects of lead pollution....
05:00 2019-08-15

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption charges....
05:26 2019-08-15

How the Nets will be different with future owner Joe Tsai Now that Joe Tsai, the Nets’ minority owner, is closing in on his purchase of Barclays Center, that opens the door to accelerating his takeover of the rest of the team. But what does that mean for fans? Once Tsai completes the deal for the team, worth an NBA-record $2.35 billion, and adds the arena....
05:26 2019-08-15

Yankees’ return plan for Luke Voit is taking shape Luke Voit walked into the Yankees’ clubhouse with a T-shirt soaked with sweat after going through agility drills, fielding ground balls outdoors and hitting indoors Wednesday morning. “It feels a lot better this time than last time,’’ Voit said of the abdominal injury he initially suffered June 29 r...
05:26 2019-08-15

Alan Dershowitz mock trial on child trafficking in the Bible canceled after Epstein suicide The cancellation comes less than a week after Jeffrey Epstein, Alan Dershowitz's former client, died of an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in a New York jail....
05:26 2019-08-15

Questions About Kaepernick Hover Over Jay-Z’s Deal With the N.F.L. The league cannot seem to escape the issue of the quarterback’s absence, which became a significant topic at a news conference held by Commissioner Roger Goodell and Jay-Z....
05:26 2019-08-15

Worried About Aaron Judge? He Isn’t. Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, has struggled all August, with just one home run since July 20. But he’s already learned to avoid overreacting to slumps....
05:26 2019-08-15

Realmuto, Harper lead Phillies over Hamels, Cubs 11-1 J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return home       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Man hated brother so much he cut down tree featured on ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ A man said his hatred for his brother led him to chop down an iconic Connecticut tree that was featured on “Ripley’s Believe It or Not,” according to a report. Curtis Pardee, 63, confessed to hacking the 200-year-old Hamden, Conn., “Door Tree” — aptly named because its lower part g...
05:52 2019-08-15

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

‘Callum Smith is a harder fight than Golovkin or Canelo’ Billy Joe Saunders compares Callum Smith to Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez The post ‘Callum Smith is a harder fight than Golovkin or Canelo’ appeared first on Boxing News....
05:52 2019-08-15

Charter will integrate Hulu and Disney+ into its set-top boxes Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r......
05:52 2019-08-15

Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say Enlarge / Paige Thompson, 33, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested after she boasted about a massive data theft from Capital One on GitHub. She is now accused of 30 other data thefts. (credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images) In a petition filed on August 13 in fede...
06:13 2019-08-15

Will Invest Rs 100 Lakh Crore In Infrastructure, Says PM Modi: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation on the 73rd Independence Day. This is his sixth consecutive address to the nation as the Prime Minister ever since the BJP-led NDA first stormed......
06:13 2019-08-15

|LazarusgroupbehindrecentcyberattackonSouthAfrica-Kaspersky A recent North Korean cyberattack in which South Africa was apparently among 17 countries targeted, relates to the activity of the so-called Lazarus group, says a Kaspersky expert....
06:13 2019-08-15

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
06:13 2019-08-15

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

A person is in custody in the shooting death of a 7-year-old St. Louis boy, police say A person is in custody in connection with the death of a 7-year-old boy who was fatally shot this week, St. Louis police Lt. Col. Rochelle Jones said Wednesday....
06:39 2019-08-15

After criticism over lack of warnings, California's earthquake alert app gets an upgrade The first smartphone app in the country designed to alert the public before an earthquake has lowered the warning threshold across Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says....
06:39 2019-08-15

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was billed as an official White House event, but the actual address was the stuff of a Trump campaign rally. Because, of course....
06:39 2019-08-15

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
06:39 2019-08-15

Trump seeks meeting with Xi Jinping amid Hong Kong and market unrest President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to request a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid growing unrest in Hong Kong. “I know President Xi of China very well,” the president tweeted. “He is a great leader who very much has the respect of his people. He is also a good man ...
07:00 2019-08-15

Avenatti asks judge to toss federal charges, says he’s a victim of Trump agenda Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti is asking a judge to toss the extortion charges related to his alleged $20 million shakedown of Nike — claiming he’s the victim of a political witch hunt motivated by his beef with President Trump. “The USAO-SDNY substituted its own personal impr...
07:00 2019-08-15

Man flees with handgun after allegedly shooting teen sister LOS ANGELES — A teenage girl was shot and killed in her Southern California home, and deputies are searching for her 18-year-old brother, who they say is a suspect, authorities said. Eddie Alvirez is believed to have run off with the handgun after the incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. in the deser...
07:00 2019-08-15

Dow plunges 800 points and Asian stocks fall as recession fears grow Sharp declines across the world as bonds point to uncertain outlookTrump urges Fed chief Powell to make further interest rate cutsSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such intensity that short-term yields rose above long...
07:26 2019-08-15

Avenatti filing: Nike OK'd payments to Zion, more Attorneys representing Michael Avenatti filed a motion Wednesday that alleges that a Nike employee at least approved payments to former Duke star Zion Williamson and former Indiana star Romeo Langford when they were still in high school in February 2017....
07:26 2019-08-15

Zion, top rookies discuss first dunk, swapping jerseys and Vinsanity Jaxson Hayes wants to swap jerseys with LeBron. Coby White wants to learn to play the piano. Cam Reddish is looking forward to facing Kevin Durant. Get to know the NBA's top rookies....
07:26 2019-08-15

Ariel & The Bad Guy: Is Nate Diaz's return vs. Pettis too tough a task? Yes, UFC fans are thrilled to see Nate Diaz return after a three-year layoff. But did he make a mistake in taking a fight with Anthony Pettis? We debate....
07:26 2019-08-15

Chips and cheese: Google's latest doodle honors Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos On Thursday, Google paid tribute to Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos, who was born on this day 124 years ago.       ...
07:52 2019-08-15

Astronaut performs first-ever DJ set from space ISS astronaut Luca Parmitano performs the first-ever electronic music set in space, with revellers dancing on a cruise boat in the Mediterranean.       ...
07:52 2019-08-15

Rare antelopes and black cats caught on camera on Mount Kilimanjaro Rare antelopes, black serval cats, and other species were caught on film on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The antelope species cannot be found anywhere else in the world and was only photographed as recently as 2003.       ...
07:52 2019-08-15

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to those whose immune systems may already be compromised, a new study says. ...
07:52 2019-08-15

It’s hot, getting hotter and the monsoon is asleep at the wheel TUCSON – The mercury topped off at 107 degrees in Tucson on Wednesday tying the record set back in 2015. Excessive Heat Warnings were in place over the region and will be again on Thursday as the city approaches 110 degrees. Record heat ties in Tucson today. Still time to break it. #AZwx #KVO...
08:13 2019-08-15

UA Volleyball gracious for summer experience in Europe TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcat volleyball team is nationally ranked once again. As Coach Dave Rubio and his players talk about the upcoming season, they can’t help but express their excitement and talk about how much they gained through their European tour over the summer. Here’s mor...
08:13 2019-08-15

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indispensable role that Beijing will be loath to undermine, say experts and business leaders....
08:13 2019-08-15

India’s PM uses Independence Day to defend Kashmir changes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that stripping the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provisions has helped unify the country...
08:13 2019-08-15

Lonzo Ball told LaVar Ball that Big Baller Brand is 'demolished' LaVar Ball insists that Big Baller Brand is still a thing. Lonzo Ball, however, does not appear to be in denial about BBB's situation.       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Kershaw strikes out 10, shuts down Marlins in 9-1 win Clayton Kershaw (12-2) retired the first 14 Miami batters before Harold Ramirez's two-out single to right in the fifth       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Pujols sets career hit mark for foreign-born players in win Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

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

Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops Philadelphia police arrested the suspected gunman who battled cops in an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers wounded and another injured in a car crash, authorities said. Maurice Hill, 36, was taken into custody soon after midnight after the standoff in the Nicetown-Tioga neighbo...
08:39 2019-08-15

Huawei Mate X release date pushed back, but next version may have even more screens The foldable Huawei Mate X is unlikely to come out before November, which means a delay from the previously slated September launch, TechRadar learned at a press event at Huawei’s Shenzhen headquarters today.There's no possibility of a September launch date anymore, which leaves the door...
08:39 2019-08-15

Madoff whistleblower: Red flags at General Electric is ‘more serious’ than Enron The financial analyst famous for blowing the whistle on Ponzi King Bernard Madoff has now set his sights on General Electric. Harry Markopolos, who repeatedly rang alarm bells about Madoff only to be ignored by regulators, sent shares of GE down a whopping 11 percent Thursday, to $8.01, after he iss...
12:39 2019-08-16

Neanderthals had to deal with an ear problem we still struggle with today You might not think we have much in common with a race of ancient people that died out tens of thousands of years ago, but modern humans actually share a number of similarities with neanderthals. The latest example of this comes from a new study published in PLOS ONE, and it reveals that Neanderthal...
12:39 2019-08-16

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specific air pollutants, suggests that just breathing th...
12:39 2019-08-16

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge, and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneath its thick cloud cover. ...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

No, a European-style health system isn’t the answer As candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination present their visions for “Medicare for all,” politicians on both sides of the aisle are increasingly looking to imitate Europe’s health systems to lower the cost of healthcare. But a European system would come at the cost of lower survival rates, lon...
12:39 2019-08-16

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access streaming video services. The battle against acco...
12:39 2019-08-16

Gibraltar defies US and releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday approved the immediate release of Grace 1, an Iranian oil tanker seized off the country's coast last month, despite 11th-hour efforts by the United States to block it....
12:39 2019-08-16

Oil Prices Rise Over 1% To Break Two-Day Fall As Recession Fears Recede Gains are likely to be capped after a week of data releases including a surprise drop in industrial output growth in China to a more than 17-year low, along with a fall in exports that sent Germany's......
12:39 2019-08-16

Sun Pharma In Rs 240-Crore Licensing Pact With IICT Hyderabad IICT Hyderabad: The deal is for patents related to certain compounds with potential therapeutic activity across multiple indications in Sun Pharma's specialty focus areas, the Mumbai-based......
12:39 2019-08-16

Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter Lindsie Chrisley speaks out on family's legal drama “It was reported that Lindsie was the source of the information that led to her father’s arrest. That is untrue,” Todd Chrisley's daughter said in a statement.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Olivia Newton-John 'had to learn to walk again' amid stage 4 breast cancer battle After a difficult year battling stage 4 breast cancer, Olivia Newton-John wants fans to know she's doing well.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Halle Berry joins the 'No Bra Club' on her 53rd birthday with a sexy picture Halle Berry rang in her 53rd birthday Wednesday with a sexy picture of herself dancing in a wet, white shirt that appropriately reads, "No Bra Club."        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley pleads not guilty, says ex-employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating....
12:39 2019-08-16

Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping destinations....
12:39 2019-08-16

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

Israel to allow U.S. Rep Tlaib to visit family in West Bank Israel will allow U.S. lawmaker Rashida Tlaib to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds, the interior ministry said on Friday, after barring an official visit under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
12:39 2019-08-16

Amid crises, frayed U.S. ties give China's Xi political cover at home To the outside world, China's ruling Communist Party - faced with an expanding trade war crimping an already slowing economy and spiraling protests in Hong Kong - is confronting some of its strongest political and economic headwinds in decades....
12:39 2019-08-16

Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Monday faces the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB, although lawyers are seeking a delay to allow time for the completion of a previous trial....
12:39 2019-08-16

Review: ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ is lousy Linklater Richard Linklater directed this? Yes, the same person who brought us “Boyhood,” “Before Sunrise” and “Everybody Wants Some!!” has turned “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” — Maria Semple’s popular, funny, satirical novel — into common family schmaltz. His usual ability to balance w...
12:39 2019-08-16

Chevrolet unveils price of 2020 midengine Corvette Chevrolet's 2020 mid-engine Corvette will start at $59,995 and a dedicated concierge team has started taking pre-orders.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

J.C. Penney looks to reinvent itself with 'The Styling Room' and thredUP partnership J.C. Penney officials announced new pilot programs the company is testing as it looks to reinvent itself, including a partnership with thredUP.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Donald Trump Just Can't Help Himself At a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire on Thursday evening, Donald Trump proved that he loves to shit talk. And he doesn’t even have to talk that much shit. As Trump demonstrated during his speech to a very enthusiastic crowd, his online habits mean he can just name drop and immediately have a crow...
12:39 2019-08-16

There Is No Ethical Dissent Under Capitalism It’s safe to say Jay-Z, to some extent, takes cues from Colin Kaepernick. Jay-Z has expressed his admiration of the former quarterback before, once calling him an “iconic figure.” In the aftermath of Kaepernick’s black-balling from the NFL for his peaceful protest of police killing unarmed black men...
12:39 2019-08-16

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

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!! Cardi B, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, brought her fans into the center of the 2020 arena during an interview with Sanders at a Detroit nail salon, asking him questions that her stans were dying to have answered....
12:39 2019-08-16

Dale Earnhardt Jr. And Family Reportedly "Safe" After Plane Crash At Tennessee Airport [Update] Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were taken to a hospital for evaluation today after their plane crashed at an airport in Tennessee. Earnhardt Jr.’s sister Kelley confirmed the news and added that everyone on board was “safe.”...
13:00 2019-08-16

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

What Is The Best Swimming Stroke? If you can get away with it, you should bail on work right now and head to your local beach, blasting this beach-forward Deadcast on your stereo or in your headphones as you do so. What’s your boss going to do about it? Fire you? Quite possibly, but that’s not happening until you get back from the d...
13:00 2019-08-16

A Washington trooper saw a car on the side of the road. He found the driver playing Pokemon GO ... on 8 phones A Washington state trooper spotted a car pulled over on the side of a highway. The driver was playing Pokemon GO on eight phones.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Move over, Florida man: Woman pulls gator from pants during Fort Myers traffic stop Ariel Michelle Marchan-Le Quire, who also had more than 40 turtles in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles backpack, pleaded no contest to multiple charges.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Autopsy finds Epstein suffered broken neck bones, reports say Jeffrey Epstein, who died last weekend, suffered multiple breaks to his neck bones, including the hyoid bone near the Adam's apple, reports say.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

With game-winning grand slam, Bryce Harper comes through in clutch — again — for Phillies The massive blast capped a comeback against the Cubs and also served as a reminder that Harper is doing more to justify his massive contract than may be initially apparent....
13:00 2019-08-16

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
13:00 2019-08-16

Russian Sully: Pilot hailed as hero for landing in cornfield after collision with seagulls Urals Airlines Cap. Damir Yusupov, who landed in a Russian cornfield after a bird strike, is an ex-lawyer who graduated flight school in 2013.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Rockwell Collins tapped for E-2D Hawkeye trainer systems The U.S. Navy awarded a $31 million contract to Rockwell Collins for an E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training System III Weapons System Trainer and an aircrew procedures trainer....
13:00 2019-08-16

How a Teeny-Weeny Chef Became a Great Big Star The Tiny Chef, the rotund, blissfully humming protagonist of a hit stop-motion video series online, is just the latest testament to the charms of miniature food....
13:00 2019-08-16

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
13:00 2019-08-16

More 'Bryce Harper moments' would be great for baseball The Phillies star produced a signature highlight in walking off the Cubs. Love him or hate him, the game could use more of the same down the stretch....
13:00 2019-08-16

The 15 most exciting players in college football What makes players like Alabama's Jerry Jeudy the most exciting in college football? We have the stats and the highlights for these 15 can't-miss stars....
13:00 2019-08-16