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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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In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
21:26 2019-06-13

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
21:26 2019-06-13

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
21:26 2019-06-13

British nurse accused of murdering eight babies, attempted murder of at least nine more: police A nurse in England accused of killing eight babies and attempting to kill at least six others, was rearrested Monday for the attempted murder of three more, police said....
21:26 2019-06-13

Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.51pm BST I’ll leave it at that. An incredibly impressive comeback from the Matildas - truly one for the ages. There will be plenty of analysis to come, ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Continue reading......
21:26 2019-06-13

Diageo cancels London Irish deal over Paddy Jackson signing The Guinness owner says the decision to hire the player is ‘not consistent’ with its values The owner of Guinness has cancelled its sponsorship deal with a leading rugby union club after it signed a player who was accused, then acquitted, of rape.Diageo, which had already publicly criticised the sig...
21:26 2019-06-13

Didier Drogba backs Frank Lampard’s case to become Chelsea manager • ‘If he feels ready I don’t think it is too early,’ former striker says• Derby manager on shortlist with Allegri and Watford’s GraciaDidier Drogba has endorsed Frank Lampard’s credentials to become Chelsea’s manager once Maurizio Sarri joins Juventus, with the former striker insisting his old teamm...
21:26 2019-06-13

You can now buy rosé strawberries and raspberries that taste like your favorite summer wine Driscoll's Driscoll's has created rosé strawberries and raspberries that you can find in stores for a limited time. According to Driscoll's, the light-pink strawberries have a "smooth, silky, creamy texture that delivers a sweet, peachy flavor paired with a soft floral finish." The berries ...
21:39 2019-06-13

Allbirds vs. Rothy's — we break down which online shoe startup makes better women’s flats Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Two popular online shoe startups, ...
21:39 2019-06-13

20 things cruise passengers should avoid at all costs Handout/Getty Images With all-you-can-eat buffets, late-night dance parties, and beautiful ocean views, cruise vacations can be memorable experiences with something for all ages. There are some things passengers should know, however, in order to make the most of their trip. Travelers should be awar...
21:39 2019-06-13

We took another look at Bellroy, the maker of our favorite wallet, and we remain impressed Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Bellroy makes some of the best wall...
21:39 2019-06-13

Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Iran government Nearly 4,800 accounts taken down by microblogging platformStep aims to prevent election interference and misinformationTwitter has removed nearly 4,800 accounts with ties to the Iranian government in a continuing effort to prevent election interference and misinformation on the platform, the company...
21:39 2019-06-13

How to install AWStats on Ubuntu Server 18.04 Stats are important--especially to the number-crunchers who dictate your IT budget. AWStats will help you know the stats associated with your websites....
21:39 2019-06-13

Hazard presented in front of thousands of Madrid fans Eden Hazard donned Real Madrid's all-white kit for the first time Thursday as the Belgium forward was presented to tens of thousands of fans at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium following his club record transfer from Chelsea       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:52 2019-06-13

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashes in Darfur; and a new report by UNICEF on the bes...
21:52 2019-06-13

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
21:52 2019-06-13

Hope Solo: U.S. women's soccer celebrations during Thailand win was unnecessary Former U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo didn't approve of the celebrations her former team held during its 13-0 blowout victory over Thailand....
22:13 2019-06-13

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
22:13 2019-06-13

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
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Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
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Special counsel: Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act, should be removed White House counselor Kellyanne Conway should be removed from her position because she violated the Hatch Act by campaigning against Democratic presidential candidates, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced....
22:13 2019-06-13

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing for Sprint/T-Mobile deal for next week The judge hearing a request from state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
22:13 2019-06-13

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West is returning to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
22:26 2019-06-13

Blumhouse announces Black Christmas remake directed by Sophia Takal To its credit, Blumhouse seems to have taken criticisms of its previously all-male directorial lineup to heart: The company’s Hulu anthology series Into The Dark has featured three episodes helmed by female directors—two of whom were on our list of women we thought would fit in well at Blumhouse—sin...
22:26 2019-06-13

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

No Pleasantries Exchanged Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At SCO: Report No meeting was held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan during the informal dinner hosted by Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov for the leaders attending the Shanghai......
22:39 2019-06-13

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: TE strategy and Tiers 1.0 Can you afford not to take one of the Big Three at tight end? Dave Richard looks at the state of the position for 2019, and gives his first positional tiers...
22:52 2019-06-13

Broadcom's quarterly revenue misses estimates, shares fall 6% Broadcom Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and cautioned of a broad-based slowdown in demand, driven by continued geopolitical uncertainties....
22:52 2019-06-13

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
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U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
22:52 2019-06-13

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

Google is ending the integration between Drive and Photos Enlarge Google Drive is a place to store all your files, and Google Photos is a place to store all your photos. On the surface, having these two Google services integrate somewhat makes sense, and today, all your Google Photos end up in Drive and all your Drive photos end up in Google Photos. But...
22:52 2019-06-13

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Stepping Down as White House Press Secretary, Trump Says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave her position in President Donald Trump’s administration at the end of June, Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon. Sanders, a consistent Trump defender, has been with the White House since Trump took office in 2017, first as deputy pr...
23:13 2019-06-13

Airbus in talks with Indigo Partners on A321XLR sale: sources Airbus is in talks with U.S.-based private equity firm Indigo Partners about a potential sale of its new A321XLR passenger jet, industry sources said on Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-13

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
23:26 2019-06-13

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts are called “health reimbursement arrangemen...
23:39 2019-06-13

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated Thursday and organized by a business coalition ca...
23:39 2019-06-13

Market awarded $44M in racism dispute with Oberlin College ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them. The jury in Lorain County, Ohio, awarded David Gibson, son Allyn Gibson and Gibson’s Bakery $33 million in punitive damag...
23:39 2019-06-13

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
23:39 2019-06-13

Ronan Farrow looks at media crowd and says he sees liars NEW YORK (AP) — The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow sure knows how to get a media crowd buzzing. He accepted a Mirror Award for media reporting from Syracuse University Thursday by paying tribute to journalists and industry leaders at a Manhattan luncheon for keeping the media honest and transparent...
23:39 2019-06-13

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

Mexico says it may have recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s National Sound Library says it has discovered what could be the first known audio recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice. Culture Secretary Alejandra Frausto says it is possible researchers have found Kahlo’s voice and that it is likely the only such recording...
23:39 2019-06-13

Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct Appears In Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A judge ordered a competency case assessment for a man arrested earlier this month after he reportedly pointed an Airsoft Rifle at people in downtown Lexington. Police say that around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 2,  they responded to a report of a man wearing camouflage ...
23:39 2019-06-13

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
23:39 2019-06-13

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Quit Post This Month President Donald Trump on Thursday made the surprise announcement of the departure of spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who has been widely criticized for her performance in the White House....
23:52 2019-06-13

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ officers in 2018....
23:52 2019-06-13

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

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

Larry Wilmore Welcomes Mosque Shooter's Favorite Twitter User To His Ringer Podcast What is there to gain from having Ben Shapiro on your platform of choice? Is it the possibility that he shares his appearance with his audience, and hopefully some of that traffic drips down to you? Is that tradeoff worth it? On the latest episode of his podcast for The Ringer, Larry Wilmore chose t...
00:00 2019-06-14

Google's Smart Compose Is Shitty And Definitely Evil Not satisfied with foisting predictive text and Smart Replies upon an unsuspecting public, Google rolled out a new Smart Compose feature for mobile Gmail two months ago that, like your significant other interrupting you, storms right ahead and puts words in your mouth. Like so:...
00:00 2019-06-14

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victory over Brazil today, which continued a tournament...
00:00 2019-06-14

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

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

Li Ying’s volley seals vital World Cup victory for China against South Africa • Striker’s first-half goal seals points for Asian side• South Africa bottom of Group B after two matchesChina kept their hopes of qualification from Group B alive with a 1-0 win over South Africa in the Women’s World Cup.Banyana Banyana’s first finals appearance is unlikely to go further than the g...
00:13 2019-06-14

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

Amy Jones strikes again as England wrap up clean sweep over West Indies • England 258-4; West Indies 131• Jones named player of series after top-scoringThe rain that has dogged the men’s World Cup miraculously stayed away from Chelmsford todayon Thursday long enough to allow England Women to clean sweep West Indies in their ODI series, with the hosts winning the reduced...
00:13 2019-06-14

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out Thursday suggests these waves of misery and death a...
00:13 2019-06-14

This Is One Silly Way to Fix the Biggest Annoyance About Open Offices Open offices kind of suck. Sure, they might look like a fancy coffee shop, but when it comes to getting work done, free snacks and lots of mid-century modern furniture only go so far. Not having any walls means you hear everything going around you, while not having a dedicated desk means anyone can ...
00:13 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigation from scratch. ...
00:26 2019-06-14

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
00:26 2019-06-14

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
00:26 2019-06-14

The best kitchen gadgets for eating healthy Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Eating healthy can be a challenge, ...
00:26 2019-06-14

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily Beast on Thursday show. The former headmaster sued Sparks and the school's Board of Trustees in 2014...
00:26 2019-06-14

We went shopping at Lululemon and Athleta to see which athleisure store was better — and the winner was clear (LULU, GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Lululemon, the Canada-based athletic retailer, continues to impress investors with strong sales. The company reported a 14% increase in same-store sales in the first quarter of 2019. Meanwhile, Athleta has been a bright spot for its struggling parent company, Gap Inc...
00:26 2019-06-14

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
00:26 2019-06-14

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
00:52 2019-06-14

The Only Thing Worse Than Nancy Pelosi's Case Against Impeachment Is Her Supporters Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden has had enough—of people criticizing Nancy Pelosi for her handling of the Donald Trump impeachment non-inquiry—talk of which flared up again after Trump said on Wednesday that he would be happy to take dirt from foreign governments about his 2020 r...
00:52 2019-06-14

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
01:00 2019-06-14

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

Formula 1 bosses and teams agree 2021 rules publication delay Formula 1 teams and series chiefs have agreed to delay the presentation of the 2021 regulations until October, following a summit meeting on Thursday joined by world champion Lewis Hamilton...
01:00 2019-06-14

WRC Rally Italy: Sebastien Ogier leads early Citroen one-two Sebastien Ogier established an early 0.1-second lead on the World Rally Championship's Rally Italy over Citroen team-mate Esapekka Lappi after the opening superspecial on Thursday night...
01:00 2019-06-14

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more common to see in-home caregivers earning six-figure salaries....
01:13 2019-06-14

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
01:13 2019-06-14

Verizon Moto Z4 first update is all about 5G It's totally reasonable to have software updates for smartphones at launch. Game developers are doing it more often than not, so why not smartphone vendors if they feel their products really need some last minute changes before reaching customers hands.The Moto Z4 has just hit the shelves at Verizon...
01:26 2019-06-14

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:26 2019-06-14

Detective calls for execution of LGBT people in church sermon A Tennessee sheriff’s detective gave a church sermon calling for the government to arrest and “speedily” execute LGBT people. The Knox County Attorney General’s Office said it is probing the lecture Knox County Sheriff’s Detective Grayson Fritts gave to his congregation...
01:26 2019-06-14

Children’s cereals contain ‘troubling’ levels of carcinogen found in Roundup Nearly two dozen popular children’s cereals and other snack products contain a cancer-causing chemical found in weed-killer, a new analysis reveals. Several varieties of Cheerios — including Honey Nut, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Oat Crunch and Multi Grain — are included on the list of foods that...
01:26 2019-06-14

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is out as White House press secretary: Trump White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration, the president announced Thursday. “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas….,” Trump wrote o...
01:26 2019-06-14

Man Leads Police on a Chase in a Mail Truck and the Outcome is Predictable If I had to make a list of “worst vehicles to use to escape the police,” the Grumman LLV mail delivery truck would be somewhere just below tractor and forklift. And yet one Florida man apparently went for it anyway, and the results were 100 percent predictable....
01:26 2019-06-14

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
01:26 2019-06-14

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh album, will be coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from the album, “You Need to Calm Down,” will drop at midnight Friday. Swift leaked the highly anticipa...
01:52 2019-06-14

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson under pressure to attend hustings as he is accused of 'hiding' from debates Boris Johnson has come under intense pressure to debate in with his Tory leadership rivals on television after all the other contenders agreed to take part...
01:52 2019-06-14

New York to repeal religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Cuba Gooding Jr. Denies Groping Allegation But Turns Himself In to NYPD UPDATE: Cuba Gooding Jr. has been formally charged with one count each of forcibly touching and sexual abuse in the third degree, according to the Manhattan District Attorney. After the star......
02:00 2019-06-14

HBO's Euphoria Had to Cut So Many Penises Out of a Scene This ain't the Disney Channel anymore. Zendaya stars in Euphoria, HBO's newest drama that premieres on Sunday, and if you want penises, you got penises. You got 'em even if......
02:00 2019-06-14

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
02:00 2019-06-14

Kate Mara Opens Up About Suffering a Miscarriage Before Welcoming Daughter With Jamie Bell Kate Mara is sharing a very personal story about the heartbreaking loss she experienced. The Pose actress is opening up about the miscarriage she suffered prior to welcoming a daughter......
02:00 2019-06-14

Amanda Knox Arrives In Italy For the First Time Since Prison Release and Murder Case Acquittal Amanda Knox has returned to Italy for the first time since she was released from prison there in 2011, following an acquittal over the murder of her roommate. The 31-year-old criminal......
02:00 2019-06-14

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
02:00 2019-06-14

Vanessa Hudgens to Play Allie in Reading of The Notebook Musical Adaptation Vanessa Hudgens is returning to her music roots, sort of. The High School Musical star, who also showcases her musical performance skills in Grease: Live and Rent: Live, is set to lead a......
02:00 2019-06-14

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased the Dota 2 International Battle Pass, you can alr...
02:01 2019-06-14

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
02:01 2019-06-14

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

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the annual general meeting season.Some of Australia’s...
02:13 2019-06-14

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

You Can Run Right Into The Upside Down With This Nike x Stranger Things Collab As season three of Stranger Things creeps closer, the collaborations are starting to pile up. First, there was the odd choice of a Billy-focused H&M collab. Now, we have a stronger collab in Nike x Stranger Things. Rather than picking a hot guy to focus on, Nike is really packing on the nostalgi...
02:13 2019-06-14

Wizards work out projected first-round NBA draft pick Keldon Johnson The Wizards hold the ninth selection in next week's draft, and Johnson is the first player to work out with the team who could potentially fill that spot....
02:39 2019-06-14

NFL’s new rule making pass interference reviewable won’t be changed further Coaches can challenge pass interference calls or non-calls, except in the final two minutes of each half, when reviews are handled by a replay official....
02:39 2019-06-14

USGS: Magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.5 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 7:19 p.m. local time Thursday at a depth of 10 kilometers and its epicenter was 79.9...
03:00 2019-06-14

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

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative. The 60-year-old Calipari and the scho...
03:00 2019-06-14

US says Expedia pays $325,000 over Cuban travel allegations WASHINGTON (AP) — Expedia has agreed to pay more than $325,000 to settle U.S. government allegations that it improperly helped people travel inside Cuba or between the island and places other than the United States. The government says the company appears to have violated U.S. sanctions against Cuba...
03:00 2019-06-14

Eagles promote Andy Weidl to VP of player personnel PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles have promoted Andy Weidl to vice president of player personnel to replace Joe Douglas. Weidl is entering his fourth season with the Eagles and worked in Baltimore with Douglas, who left to become the general manager of the New York Jets. The team also promoted Ian Cunn...
03:00 2019-06-14

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 6:46 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at s...
03:00 2019-06-14

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
03:00 2019-06-14

Duke star Zion Williamson suing Florida sports marketing firm Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson is suing a Florida sports marketing firm to terminate his contract, saying the deal violated North Carolina law....
03:13 2019-06-14

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico’s Fonoteca Nacional, which archives old radio ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Brenton Tarrant, alleged Christchurch shooter, pleads not guilty The self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of massacring 51 worshipers at two New Zealand mosques while video streaming the March attack pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges against him. Wearing a gray sweatshirt, Brenton Tarrant smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to the 51 char...
03:13 2019-06-14

New leak says Google built three different Pixel 4 prototypes before settling on a design Remember those gorgeous Pixel 4 renders that showed us a phone featuring a dual-lens hole-punch display on the front, a la Samsung’s Galaxy S10? It turns out that was a real Pixel 4 design prototype, according to a brand new report, although it’s not what Google landed on for the final d...
03:13 2019-06-14

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross-site Scripting (UXSS) referred to as CVE-2019-125...
03:13 2019-06-14

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland for Game 6 in the 2019 NBA Finals. You’ve come to the right place if you're looking for a ...
03:13 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 bln IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
03:26 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
03:26 2019-06-14

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-14

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place....
03:26 2019-06-14

They Like Joe Biden in Iowa. For Now. (Many Voters Are Still Looking.) Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his vision....
03:26 2019-06-14

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News....
03:26 2019-06-14

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

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
03:52 2019-06-14

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
03:52 2019-06-14

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
03:52 2019-06-14

Opinion: This NBA Finals will be remembered for soap operas off the court The NBA has a celebrity culture, is immersed in social media and the proximity of fans to the playing surface creates a unique environment.       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Mohammed bin Salman's sister faces trial for allegedly ordering beating of craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will face trial in Paris next month after she allegedly ordered her bodyguard to attack a craftsman, CNN has confirmed....
04:00 2019-06-14

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
04:00 2019-06-14

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-14

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

Groundbreaking astronomer Kepler 'may have practised alchemy' Analysis of Kepler’s manuscripts finds high levels of metals used in a pseudoscience still practised in the 16th and 17th centuriesThe pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler may have had his eyes on the heavens, but chemical analysis of his manuscripts suggests he was “willing to get his hands dirty”...
04:13 2019-06-14

New Zealand Mosque Shooter Pleads Not Guilty To Murder, Terror Charges The man accused of shooting dead 51 Muslim worshippers in the Christchurch mosque attacks pleaded not guilty to multiple murder and terrorism charges Friday and was committed to stand trial next year....
04:26 2019-06-14

"They Loved Him, Let Him Live": Ex-Wife Of Man Who Killed His 5 Children An American convicted of killing his five small children was sentenced to death Thursday, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him....
04:26 2019-06-14

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
04:26 2019-06-14

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
04:26 2019-06-14

Skoda Scala SE L1.6 TDI 2019 UK review With right-hand drive models due later this year, we drive a left-hooker on UK roads for the first time It’s a diesel engined example of Skoda’s new Scala, which we’ve already driven in flagship 1.5 TSI petrol form. If you missed the recent arrival of the new Czech hatchback, as a quick recap it’s...
04:52 2019-06-14

Illegal immigrant who killed Cuomo-linked socialite with fire extinguisher sentenced to life, begs for forgiveness The illegal immigrant who bludgeoned a New York socialite with a fire extinguisher at her Westchester estate in 2015 was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison on Thursday....
05:00 2019-06-14

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
05:00 2019-06-14

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
05:00 2019-06-14

Angels’ Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by a power outage. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in the first inning and completed the feat with a singl...
05:00 2019-06-14

Community Project Faces Setback LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local activist says he faced a setback when the money he raised for his newest community project was stolen. Devine Carama is a well-known activist, hip hop artist, and the director of Believing in Forever Inc. “Hip hop was born to be a voice for the voiceless,...
05:00 2019-06-14

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctio...
05:13 2019-06-14

Beatrice Domond Is the Future of Skateboarding The 24-year-old skater from Florida is the only woman sponsored by the ultra-popular streetwear brand Supreme right now. She’s poised to shake up the sport with her inimitable style....
05:13 2019-06-14

A Beach-Ready Pasta Recipe What happens when an Italian-American classic goes down the shore? In Philly and New Jersey, it’s called crab gravy: a briny, brawny pasta sauce of slow-cooked tomatoes and succulent shellfish....
05:13 2019-06-14

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio that it follows. Touching, raucously funny, adventurous and yes, even profound, Pixar's signature property once again touches them all....
05:39 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
05:52 2019-06-14

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

Miranda Lambert and Husband Brendan McLoughlin Spotted on Romantic Stroll: See Their Cutest Pics Miranda Lambert is ditching her cowgirl hat in favor of some tennis shoes. The country singer is officially a tried-and-true city girl after moving to the Big Apple to be with husband......
05:52 2019-06-14

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Lukeville. The girl reportedly had bee...
06:00 2019-06-14

The Accused Gunman in the New Zealand Mosque Shooting Has Pleaded Not Guilty (CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next May. The courtroom was filled with 80 survivors and family members o...
06:13 2019-06-14

Blue Jays hit 3 HRs, notch 17 hits in 12-3 rout of Orioles Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered to ignite a seven-run sixth inning, Cavan Biggio went deep twice and the Toronto Blue Jays hammered the Baltimore Orioles 12-3 Thursday night....
06:13 2019-06-14

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — J.A. Happ was cruising to a second straight start that wasn’t going to require the Yankees’ bullpen to go near the middle innings and appeared to be ready to match his season-high of seven innings, or even work deeper. The first three frames were almost flawless and he navigated around a b...
06:13 2019-06-14

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

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … Was confused,” Rolfi Ferreira Cruz shouted to journ...
06:13 2019-06-14

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

Matt Gaetz: 'Trump was triggering the media' with foreign oppo research comments President Trump was trying to get a jolt out of the media saying he'd listen to foreign governments' opposition research, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., claimed....
06:26 2019-06-14

Julian Castro at Fox News Town Hall Julián Castro, the Housing and Urban Development secretary under former President Barack Obama and a 2020 presidential candidate, appeared at a Fox News Town Hall with Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum....
06:26 2019-06-14

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

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
06:39 2019-06-14

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

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit....
06:39 2019-06-14

"Politically Motivated": Salman Khurshid On PM's Outreach To Minorities Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday said that the centre's new outreach to minorities, including scholarships and modernisation of Ismalic seminaries is "politically motivated."...
06:39 2019-06-14

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
06:39 2019-06-14

Russia warns NATO over US-Poland troop move Russia has warned NATO that US President Donald Trump's pledge to send 1,000 US troops to Poland will "destabilize" Europe. NATO forces in member Poland already include a rotating pool of 4,500 US soldiers....
06:39 2019-06-14

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
06:39 2019-06-14

I'm still in it, says Mickelson, despite botched putt With a record six runner-up finishes at the U.S. Open Phil Mickelson has had his share of major nightmares but added another one to the list when he botched a 12-inch par putt during opening round play on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-14

Early bird Oosthuizen gets eagle at U.S. Open Mild-mannered Louis Oosthuizen is not prone to getting too excited on the golf course, but he made an exception for an early eagle at the U.S. Open on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-14

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
07:00 2019-06-14

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongside the new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Watch Active, the company i......
07:00 2019-06-14

Klay injures left knee, leaves arena on crutches Warriors guard Klay Thompson left Oracle Arena on crutches after injuring his left knee late in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night....
07:13 2019-06-14

Klay Thompson's injury and free throw return sends Twitter into a frenzy Klay Thompson headed to the locker room after suffering a scary knee injury in the third quarter, but not before making a heroic comeback to shoot his free throws in a bizarre turn of events at Oracle Arena....
07:13 2019-06-14

Two busted in stray-bullet shooting of 7-year-old in The Bronx Two people were busted for the stray-bullet shooting of a 7-year-old outside of a Bronx housing project, police said Thursday. Manuel Colon, 31, and Keyshawn Williams, 21, were arrested for the June 5 shootout that left the boy wounded outside the Millbrook Houses in Mott Haven, cops said. Colon, wh...
07:39 2019-06-14

Shirtless, homeless man arrested for smashing bus windshield A shirtless, homeless maniac was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly using a cane to smash the front windshield of an MTA bus in the Bronx, police said. Austy Persons, 62, went berserk on the BX2 bus while it was stopped at a light at Grand Concourse and East 149th Street in the South Bronx at.....
07:39 2019-06-14

Staten Island man charged with hiring hitman to whack wife’s suspected lover A jilted Staten Island man has been charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to bump off another man with whom he suspected his wife was having an affair. The feds charged Ramon Ramirez, 48-year-old Staten Island resident known as “Obendy,” and his associate Vance Collins, 50, a Staten Isla...
07:39 2019-06-14

Jury acquits Rhode Island woman in 1990 Harlem murder A Rhode Island school bus driver was cleared by a Manhattan jury Thursday in the 1990 Harlem cold case murder of her ex-boyfriend — sparing the suburban mom from potentially spending the rest of her life in prison. Zunilda Rosario, of Providence, had been plucked from her comfortable New England lif...
07:39 2019-06-14

NJ town official tried to scrub 88 no-shows from records: report A top township official in New Jersey missed as many as 88 days of work — but tried to scrub the no-shows from records, according to reports. Claims that Donna Vieiro, the township administrator of Holmdel, tried to fudge between 65 to 88 absences in 2017 came to light during a township committee me...
07:39 2019-06-14

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now seeking $27 million in damages. “I remember looki...
07:39 2019-06-14

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole case out — and starting all over....
07:52 2019-06-14

Ex-Sears CEO fires back at Elizabeth Warren and AOC, says severance has already been paid Former Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert released a letter Thursday saying that all employees laid off in the company's bankruptcy have been paid.       ...
07:52 2019-06-14

Cyclone Vayu Changed Course, Has Moved To Oman: Gujarat Chief Minister Cyclone Vayu lay centred over the northeast and adjoining east central Arabian Sea at 3:30 am on Friday, stated India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
07:52 2019-06-14

Harry Potter Star Joins Netflix's Kimmy Schmidt Interactive Special Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe will star in the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt interactive special, Netflix has announced, with Jon Hamm returning to reprise his role as the Reverend....
08:00 2019-06-14

Klay suffered torn ACL in left knee, agent says Warriors guard Klay Thompson tore the ACL in his left knee Thursday night in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals, his agent, Greg Lawrence, told ESPN....
08:00 2019-06-14

| Saudi warns Iran over Yemeni rebel airport attack Riyadh accused its arch-foe Tehran on Thursday of ordering a Yemeni rebel missile strike which wounded 26 people at a Saudi airport and warned of "grave consequences"....
08:13 2019-06-14

From 'disgraceful' to 'fine,' reaction to Bonnaroo's new arch is mixed A giant square set up, the new entrance to Bonnaroo's grounds, replaces the festival's iconic arch which burned down last month.        ...
08:26 2019-06-14

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings....
08:52 2019-06-14

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
08:52 2019-06-14

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account contradicts what the U.S. military has said as it ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Son of woman who died in DR says he was told country’s toxicology machines are broken The son of the Staten Island woman who died of an apparent heart attack in the Dominican Republic told The Post early Friday that the country has not done a toxicology report on her — because the country’s toxicology machine’s are broken. Will Cox, 25, said his mother Leyla Cox went to the Excellenc...
09:00 2019-06-14

Bank exec was improperly tipped off to damning memo: suit The chief executive of an embattled California bank was improperly tipped off to an internal memo about allegedly questionable money transfers into his personal checking account — by the head of the company’s compliance department, according to explosive new documents filed in a whistleblower lawsui...
09:00 2019-06-14

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
09:13 2019-06-14

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

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters? Bethesda's Fallout series immediately spring to mind. And that comparison wouldn't necessarily be ...
09:39 2019-06-14

What to know about MS in children Multiple sclerosis in children can cause weakness, tremors, and muscle spasms, among other symptoms, which treatments can reduce. Learn more about multiple sclerosis in children here....
09:52 2019-06-14

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
10:13 2019-06-14

Former Juventus boss Allegri wants year off from football "Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he needs to recharge his batteries and will take a year off from football before returning to management."...
10:26 2019-06-14

CRPF Commando Injured In IED Blast By Naxals Dies At AIIMS Delhi A CRPF commando, who was wounded in an IED blast by the Naxals in Jharkhand last month, succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, an official said on today....
10:52 2019-06-14

BJP Worker Shot Dead In Bengal, Party Says "Trinamool Goons" Behind It A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker, named Saraswati Das, was allegedly shot dead by miscreants in Basirhat in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district....
10:52 2019-06-14

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong’s Lam HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A noted Hong Kong political analyst says the pressure on the territory’s chief executive to step down or back away from plans to push through an unpopular extradition bill is growing. Willy ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant should not be deported. Thursday’s finding may influence how immigration authorities target factories and offices. Immigration agents stormed the prem...
10:52 2019-06-14

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close ally of President Donald Trump after his wife, who ...
10:52 2019-06-14

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

GLOBAL LNG-Asian prices higher on oil gains, production curbs in Australia Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) edged higher this week, tracking higher oil prices and as production curbs in Australia boosted demand, industry sources said....
11:00 2019-06-14

Chipmakers drag European shares lower after Broadcom shock Technology shares led European shares lower on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned of a broad slowdown in demand due to trade tensions and the U.S. ban on Chinese tech and mobile phone company Huawei Technologies....
11:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Bayer to invest 5 bln euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
11:00 2019-06-14

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing...
11:13 2019-06-14

| Sharpshooters showdown in Group B at AFCON The sharpest shooters in 2019 AFCON qualifying, Odion Ighalo of Nigeria and Fiston Abdul Razak of Burundi, will come face to face in Group B at the finals this month....
11:13 2019-06-14

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

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc including Russia and India on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), said on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
11:26 2019-06-14

Driver charged in DUI crash into home that killed mom, 2 daughters A mother and her two young daughters died from their injuries after police say a suspected drunk driver slammed into their home in northern California early Sunday at more than 50 miles per hour....
11:26 2019-06-14

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

Trump not 'worthy' of response, Iran's supreme leader says as Japan's Abe tries to ease tensions Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that President Trump was not “worthy” of a reply as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran ended in a dud amid this week's attacks on oil tankers....
11:39 2019-06-14

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Petitions are voicing anger over police use of r...
11:39 2019-06-14

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

Justin Rose equals lowest round in U.S. Open history at Pebble Beach With his 10-foot birdie on his last hole, Justin Rose matched Tiger Woods' epic first-round at the 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

US Open: Brooks Koepka is in position to make history despite three bogeys Brooks Koepka shot a 2-under-par 69 at Pebble Beach to place himself well within range of winning a third consecutive U.S. Open.        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Google’s Game Builder lets you create 3D titles without coding — for free! On its blog today, Google talked up Game Builder, its sandbox for desktops that lets you create 3D games without having to write any code (though you can if you want to). It’s available now on Steam, for Mac and Windows, for free. There are other tools like this for creating games, but Google’s Area...
12:00 2019-06-14

Google Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Google may have released Chrome 75 just last week, but it’s already lining up a few nifty features for its upcoming release. Most importantly, the beta version of Chrome 76, which was officially released a day ago, makes a subtle tweak that may not be welcomed by publishers like The New York Times, ...
12:00 2019-06-14

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

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
12:13 2019-06-14

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
12:13 2019-06-14

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
12:13 2019-06-14

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack on two of their colleagues by family members of a......
12:13 2019-06-14

Sin City suits him: Tyson Fury makes Vegas debut vs Schwarz Although Tyson Fury is the heavyweight division's lineal champion and one of its best fighters in recent years, this British behemoth would be a gifted entertainer in just about any arena....
12:52 2019-06-14

Copa America 2019: All you need to know ahead of the big kick-off "The 46th Copa America begins on Friday as hosts Brazil entertain Bolivia. Find out everything you need to know from: fixtures, Golden Boot, how to watch, odds, squads and groups."...
12:52 2019-06-14

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

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Raptors celebrate first championship with rallying cry: 'Get you a poncho!' Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, Danny Green and the rest of the Raptors soaked up every moment of their NBA Finals win in Game 6.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Voice, Data Recorders Recovered From Missing An-32 Plane Crash Site A rescue team has recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) of Russian-origin An-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force at the crash site in Arunachal Pradesh Friday, an......
13:00 2019-06-14

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
13:26 2019-06-14

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
13:26 2019-06-14

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

|MusktoTeslashareholders:Consumerdemandisnotaproblem Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk dismissed concerns about demand for his company’s trademark electric vehicles, telling shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Tuesday that sales this quarter could hit record levels....
13:26 2019-06-14

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
13:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named for a mass demonstration planned in central Hong Kong to protest a bill allowing for the transfer of...
14:13 2019-06-14

How to watch Premier League football for free on Amazon Prime Amazon Prime have no plans to suspend their one-month trial to new customers during December, meaning fans can watch Premier League football for free over the festive period....
14:13 2019-06-14

Campaigns Remain Vulnerable as Signs of Russian Hackers Re-Emerge Many 2020 presidential campaigns face challenges in rebuffing cyberattacks despite taking steps to beef up security, an issue brought into fresh focus by President Trump’s comments that he might accept information from foreign governments that was damaging to his rivals....
14:13 2019-06-14

Julian Assange extradition hearing to be heard next February An attempt by the US to have Julian Assange extradited from the UK over computer hacking allegations will go to a full hearing next February after Home Secretary Sajid Javid agreed to the request....
14:13 2019-06-14

Couple say they will have to fork out £30k to cover dream wedding abroad after May Bank Holiday date change A couple say they will have to fork out £30,000 to cover the costs of their dream wedding after the Government decided to move next year's May Bank Holiday to a Friday....
14:13 2019-06-14

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
14:13 2019-06-14

Tom Hanks flips out, spills Disney secrets, shoplifts Tom Hanks “In The Bachelor vernacular, I think I’m pretty awesome,” bragged Tom Hanks genially on Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! It’s hard to argue, what with the multiple Oscars, playing literally every notable white man who’s ever lived, and not being Tim Allen. Still, Kimmel had a test for his esteemed gues...
14:26 2019-06-14

Jessica Biel says she's not an anti-vaxxer, she just crush a lot It has not been an especially good time Online for actress Jessica Biel of late, as she’s come under fire in the last few days for allegations—first reported by our colleagues over at Jezebel—that she was taking a cue from husband Justin Timberlake and trying to bring sexy back. (Sexy, in this case,...
14:26 2019-06-14

Trump pressed by Stephanopoulos on McGahn's testimony to Mueller: 'George, you're being a little wise guy' President Trump was pressed by ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on whether he sought the removal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and why he didn't answer questions from Mueller about obstruction. ...
14:26 2019-06-14

Pelosi: 'I feel really sorry' for Trump Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said she felt sorry for President Trump when he called her a "nasty, vindictive, horrible person," in an interview in Normandy, France, which he was visiting for D-Day commemorations. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

South Yorkshire police to change approach to football after heavy criticism • Force accused of violent, dangerous policing at Sheffield derby• Launch of new policy seen by experts as nationally significantSouth Yorkshire police is to change its approach to policing football after an internal review following its operation at the Sheffield derby in March, which was heavily c...
14:39 2019-06-14

India and Pakistan in social media dogfight before cricket clash Pakistani channel releases spoof video of shot-down pilot, prompting outrage in IndiaIndia and Pakistan have had tempestuous relations since their birth as independent states. There have been wars, skirmishes, bad-natured exchanges, and prolonged diplomatic standoffs.Before their clash this weekend ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and killed one heroic student who tried to stop them. Just...
14:39 2019-06-14

Euro Papers: Real ready £150m Pogba bid after 'negative Eriksen reports' "Real Madrid have dropped their interest in Tottenham\u0027s Christian Eriksen for a bizarre reason, opting for £150m Paul Pogba of Manchester United."...
14:39 2019-06-14

6 Times Brie Larson Was a Real-Life Superhero Sure, you've seen Brie Larson take on the bad guys onscreen, but did you know the actress is a super-hero in real life, too? The 29-year-old Oscar winner is nominated for a 2019 MTV......
14:52 2019-06-14

Vote for Your Favorite Villain From Thanos in Avengers: Endgame to Joe on You Before the MTV Movie & TV Awards The 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards are quickly approaching and that means it's time to get your vote on! This year, the show will be hosted by Zachary Levi AKA the superhero and star......
14:52 2019-06-14

Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here?  Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here?  Well, friends, don't worry—it's finally Friday, and in a mere nine hours we can all relax....
14:52 2019-06-14

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new challenge: tackling passenger boredom....
14:52 2019-06-14

Broadcom forecasts lower revenues after Huawei ban Chipmaker Broadcom has reported a decline in Q2 revenues and has lowered its expectations for the year, blaming the ongoing difficulties at Huawei.The beleaguered Chinese smartphone manufacturer is a major customer for Broadcom, which specialises in wireless communication chips for smartphones and o...
14:52 2019-06-14

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach: AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-14

Denver Broncos owner Bowlen dies, had suffered from Alzheimer's Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos for more than three decades, has died after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease, his family and the football team said on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-14

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel "inappropriate" The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox's invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as "inappropriate."...
15:00 2019-06-14

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the infamous 1969 raid on the Stonewall gay bar.Some qu...
15:00 2019-06-14

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

Actor Mira Sorvino reveals she is a date-rape survivor – video In an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York, Mira Sorvino has revealed she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassmentMira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on the UN security council. Knightley tries to stop t...
15:00 2019-06-14

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
15:00 2019-06-14

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legalized recreational pot, tax revenues for 2018 topped $1.1 billion....
15:00 2019-06-14

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the rising tensi...
15:13 2019-06-14

World Cup Live: West Indies 212 All Out Against England In Southampton England vs West Indies Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Mark Wood and Jofra Archer picked up three wickets apiece to end West Indies innings at 212 all out, with over five overs left....
15:26 2019-06-14

US STOCKS-Futures drop on Broadcom warning, Chinese gloom U.S. stock index futures dropped on Friday, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Trump's trade war crystalised in slashed sales forecasts from chipmaker Broadcom, and signs of the worst slowdown in Chinese industry in 17 years....
15:26 2019-06-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified....
15:26 2019-06-14

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down as global demand concerns hit oil prices Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday on fears that trade disputes may hurt global oil demand, a day after tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman lifted oil prices sharply....
15:26 2019-06-14

Tesla Semi: electric lorry launch pushed back to 2020 EV maker's boss, Elon Musk, attributes 12-month delay to difficulties in scaling up battery production Tesla boss Elon Musk has announced that the launch of the brand's Semi electric lorry will be delayed until 2020, citing an already strained battery supply for production of its range of EVs.  Sp...
15:39 2019-06-14

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Raptors executive accused of hitting police officer after NBA Finals win A police officer was allegedly pushed and hit in the face by a Raptors executive after Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Thursday.       ...
15:52 2019-06-14

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change her mind....
15:52 2019-06-14

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle....
15:52 2019-06-14

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
15:52 2019-06-14

Chhattisgarh Man, 53, Charged With Sedition For "Rumours" On Power Cuts A 53-year-old man was arrested on the charges of sedition for allegedly spreading rumours over power cuts on social media in Chhattisgarh, police said....
15:52 2019-06-14

PM Modi To Hold Meeting On Economy, Jobs On June 22, Say Sources Amidst growing concern over the slowdown in the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with economists and financial experts on June 22 to discuss all issues related to growth and......
15:52 2019-06-14

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Slams Congress For Raising Doubts Over EVMs Hitting out at the Congress for raising doubts over the use of Electronic Voting Machines in the Lok Sabha polls, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said the grand old party is showing......
15:52 2019-06-14

Mobile Phone Found In Om Prakash Chautala's Prison Cell In Tihar A mobile phone was found from the prison cell of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala during a surprise inspection by Tihar jail authorities, officials said Friday....
15:52 2019-06-14

Biscuitville: See the regional chain's biscuits and more Biscuitville is a locally popular Southern chain with nearly 60 locations, all of them in Virginia and North Carolina.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Teenager Phil Hanson aims for Le Mans redemption after tiredness ended 24-hour race last year He has co-driven with the likes of Fernando Alonso while his boss, Zak Brown, also heads up McLaren's Formula 1 operation but Phil Hanson is a relative unknown outside of endurance racing circles....
16:01 2019-06-14

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

Stocks Slide on Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks fell and investors moved into bonds, gold and other haven assets as rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
16:13 2019-06-14

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
16:13 2019-06-14

How to Participate in Free RPG Day This Saturday is Free RPG Day, an annual celebration of role-playing games mostly observed at local game shops. Participating stores are handing out free stuff including game modules, dice, and t-shirts, as well as hosting games and other events. Here’s what to look forward to....
16:26 2019-06-14

The best games, demos, and tech of E3 2019 C'mon, how can you deny Keanu? (credit: Xbox / Microsoft) LOS ANGELES—There's no getting around it: Walking through the Los Angeles Convention Center for 2019's Electronic Entertainment Expo felt weird. This year's new Sony-sized hole compounded the fact that Xbox and EA held events elsewhere (and ...
16:26 2019-06-14

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

Noted dog breeder owns kennels where dogs found in squalor KINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A former Westminster Dog Show winning breeder who co-owns a kennel where nearly 200 dogs were reportedly living in squalor says the kennel had fallen on hard times and began to have an “overflow” of the animals. Martin Strozeski told The New York Times that he and ...
16:39 2019-06-14

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

Pakistan’s anti-graft body arrests sister of ex-president ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s anti-graft body has arrested the sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari in connection with a multi-million-dollar money laundering case following rejection of her bail by a court. Faryal Talpur, also a politician, was taken into custody Thursday by the National...
16:39 2019-06-14

Pope warns oil execs of need for “rapid” energy transition VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet. Francis told the leaders at a Vatican summit Friday that there was still time to avoid the wors...
16:39 2019-06-14

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” ROME (AP) — The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as “inappropriate.” Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived Thu...
16:39 2019-06-14

Inert grenade in Detroit airport luggage causes brief scare ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say what turned out to be an inert grenade in a piece of luggage caused a brief scare and drew a heavy law enforcement presence at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The airport in the Detroit suburb of Romulus says Transportation Security Administration officers on Thur...
16:39 2019-06-14

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week that her miniature palomino filly had vanished overn...
16:39 2019-06-14

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to connect with it the way I wanted to, and I could never connect with the community I was working so hard to form....
16:39 2019-06-14

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
16:39 2019-06-14

Summer Dessert Recipe: How To Make Chilled Mango Custard At Home here we'll see how to make mango custard, which brings forth the true flavour of the fruit and will be great to serve to family and friends as a post meal dessert....
16:52 2019-06-14

50 years after Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong's sons describe the day their dad walked on the Moon On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong’s sons Mark and Rick were at the family home in Houston watching on TV as their father stepped off the Eagle lunar module and into the pages of history....
16:52 2019-06-14

British court sets 2020 date for Julian Assange extradition hearing A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a U.S. extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information....
16:52 2019-06-14

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests sister of ex-president Pakistan's anti-graft body has arrested the sister of former president Asif Ali Zardari in connection with a multi-million-dollar money laundering case following rejection of her bail by a court....
16:52 2019-06-14

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
16:52 2019-06-14

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.        ...
16:52 2019-06-14

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
17:00 2019-06-14

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
17:00 2019-06-14

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy competitor—the Huawei Mate X—has been delayed, and som...
17:00 2019-06-14

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
17:13 2019-06-14

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home on 12th Street near 7th Avenue in Park Slope at about 7 a.m. when they picked up a black plastic ba...
17:13 2019-06-14

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” refe...
17:13 2019-06-14

New Jersey woman found dead at her home during lunch break A 26-year-old New Jersey woman was found dead in her apartment — after neighbors recalled hearing faint screams and furniture moving, according to reports. Carolyn Byington had left work to go home for lunch on Monday but never returned, prompting coworkers to ask cops to do a wellness check, ABC 7 ...
17:13 2019-06-14

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to Christie's auction house....
17:13 2019-06-14

The Fiver | It’s a miracle Argentina have made it to France 2019 at all Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It’s not often England face Argentina in a match as heavy favourites, but in Le Havre Phil Neville’s side are being backed to give the Albicelestes the kind of drubbing the not so brave boys of 86 and 98 could only dream of. The reason for this uber...
17:13 2019-06-14

Sorry, Galaxy Fold fans, but I have to say it: I told you so Sometimes, I really don’t enjoy being right. A perfect example is when I repeatedly warned readers for about a year before the Galaxy Fold was even announced that Samsung’s first smartphone with a foldable screen would end up being a horribly designed piece of junk. Then the phone was of...
17:26 2019-06-14

The Glow Up Playlist: The Soundtrack to Finding Your Inner and Outer Beauty Many say that Gucci Mane has had the best glow up over the past couple of years and some would argue that the win for best glow up belongs to Cardi B—both of which are valid....
17:26 2019-06-14

'None of My Favorite Artists Are Humble': Issa Rae Refused to Play Insecure at the 2019 Women in Film Awards “As women, we tend to downplay ourselves, to dim our light, and we’re kind of conditioned, socially, to be humble....I grew up being a huge hip-hop fan, and none of my favorite artists are humble,” said Issa Rae as she accepted the inaugural Women In Film Emerging Entrepreneur Award at the 2019 Wome...
17:26 2019-06-14

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
17:26 2019-06-14

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
17:26 2019-06-14

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will make a official visit to Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with President Nicolas Maduro and his arch-foe National Assembly chief Juan Guaido, a statement said....
17:26 2019-06-14

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed: investigation Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killing 41 people, investigators said on Friday, adding it had approached too fast and been too heavy....
17:26 2019-06-14

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
17:26 2019-06-14

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at hospitals after an attack on doctors in Kolkata....
17:26 2019-06-14

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
17:39 2019-06-14

Harry Potter Fans Wait up to 10 Hours to Ride Universal Orlando’s Newest Roller Coaster Harry Potter fans flocked to Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park on Thursday –– for a long, long wait. The attraction was the park’s newest ride, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure and some fans said they waited up to eight or 10 hours for a chance ...
17:39 2019-06-14

Klay Thompson’s stunning words to Steve Kerr after tearing ACL Klay Thompson wasn’t acting or talking like he had just suffered a devastating injury. The Warriors star tore his ACL after an awkward landing with 2:22 left in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Raptors. Thompson still sank two free throws that put the Warriors up 85-80...
17:39 2019-06-14

Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge’s returns are on horizon CHICAGO — Considering how many injuries the Yankees have suffered and the number of setbacks their players have incurred while working back to the big leagues, it is never safe to say anyone is a lock to return from the injured list on an exact date. Dellin Betances, Luis Severino, Troy Tulowitzki, ...
17:39 2019-06-14

Tiger Woods grinds it out to remain in the hunt at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Nineteen years ago, Tiger Woods made golf look easy when the U.S. Open was played at Pebble Beach. On Thursday, it was a grind as Woods needed several clutch par putts just to stay within striking distance after the opening round of the 119th U.S. Open. After playing the front...
17:39 2019-06-14

Fortunes ‘shift’ in worst way possible for Mets’ ace Jacob deGrom Jacob deGrom charged into the dugout after getting the final out of the third inning Thursday one upset Cy Young winner. The Mets were in a shift, with St. Louis’ speedy Harrison Bader on third base and two outs in the inning. Because Bader was bluffing toward home plate, third baseman Todd Frazier ...
17:39 2019-06-14

Jay Bilas talks NBA draft, Ja Morant’s talent and Dwight Howard regret ESPN college hoops analyst Jay Bilas talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Ja Morant’s rise, the mystery after No. 3 and a Dwight Howard mistake. Q: What were your initial thoughts as the lottery unfolded? A: The Knicks were disappointed because they didn’t get Zion [Williamson]. I can’t imag...
17:39 2019-06-14

Adobe Shows Off First Research for Tools to Detect Manipulated Photos Photoshop has long been one of the primary sources of manipulated photos and imagery, so in an attempt to counter the fake news epidemic, Adobe has also started developing tools that can both detect when an image has been manipulated, and reverse the changes to reveal the original.Read more......
17:39 2019-06-14

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
17:39 2019-06-14

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
17:39 2019-06-14

This New Veronica Mars Trailer Has So Many Gasp-Worthy Moments After 12 years away from TV, did you expect Veronica Mars to have anything but an explosive return? E! News has your exclusive first look at the new key art and trailer for Hulu's Veronica......
17:52 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
17:52 2019-06-14

CANADA STOCKS-Technology pressures TSX at the open Canada's main stock index opened lower Friday, amid a broader global sell-off in technology shares after Broadcom warned of a slowdown in chip demand, and disappointing industrial data out of China dampened sentiment....
17:52 2019-06-14

Border Patrol Kept Teen Mother and Her Premature Baby in Cages Here’s another heartbreaking story about the inhumane conditions currently being faced by immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. Like the rest, it is not for the faint of heart....
17:52 2019-06-14

GQ and How Not to Talk About Men’s Bodies There’s not a moment in my life that I can remember, even going back to when I was a kid, where I wasn’t a fat guy. I was a fat guy when I was a kid playing video games for hours on end, and I was a fat guy when I played organized sports all throughout my childhood and through high school....
17:52 2019-06-14

The Minimum Wage Is Not a Difficult Concept Centrist Democrats are ever so concerned, as they always are, about the unintended consequences of their progressive colleagues trying to be too darn nice to people. According to the Hill, some centrist Dems are worried, in absolute good faith and for totally not-stupid reasons, about a bill that wo...
17:52 2019-06-14

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
17:52 2019-06-14

Tennis: Fognini to make debut at Laver Cup Italian Fabio Fognini will make his debut in the Laver Cup this year after being named in captain Bjorn Borg's Team Europe lineup alongside Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev on Friday....
17:52 2019-06-14

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead brain behind alternative cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, caused controversy earlier this year after suing community members who refused to acknow...
18:00 2019-06-14

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-14

Use Candy to Teach Your Kid How to Swallow Pills Most children’s medicines are available in chewable or liquid form, but there will come a time when your kid has to swallow a pill. And that can be a weird, scary thing. Here’s a tip from pediatricians that will lessen the struggle: Practice with candy. Doctors Avani Modi and Lisa Ingerski of the Ci...
18:00 2019-06-14

Where You Can Still Get Film Developed If You Just Unearthed an Old Roll I remember the first digital camera I ever used. It was the size of a salad bowl and stored images on a 3.5” disk. Yes, the same size we used to shove into our computers. Each image—a disk could hold about 20 photos—was 0.3 megapixels. (It was a Sony Mavica, OK nerds?)...
18:00 2019-06-14

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
18:00 2019-06-14

McLaren Speedtail Prototype Smokes Out at Gas Station The gorgeous McLaren Speedtail that fascinated the staff of Jalopnik when it was first announced won’t be delivered until later next year—which means now’s the time to start honing in the tech to make sure it’s perfect. Ideally, that means... being a metaphorical, not a literal smoke show....
18:00 2019-06-14

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
18:00 2019-06-14

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
18:00 2019-06-14

Huawei delays its first 5G phone Mate X until September The foldable phone will miss its June release date as it awaits further software testing, but it will still launch this year at a staggering price.Read More...
18:00 2019-06-14

Rivian will repurpose used EV batteries for solar power in Puerto Rico Rivian is known for pushing the boundaries of battery tech. Not only is the startup working on the first all-electric pickup for the US market, it's also planning "Rivian-to-Rivian" charging, which will allow its vehicles to charge each other, and it......
18:13 2019-06-14

Swing states: Biden dominates, Trump’s reelection in trouble Former Vice President Joe Biden dominates his rivals in several swing states where President Trump is facing high disapproval ratings, a potential sign that the White House door is opening for the Democrat....
18:39 2019-06-14

Salesforce's Einstein analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
18:39 2019-06-14

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with the Ashraf Ghani-led administration. A total of 887 prisoners, according to National Security Adviso...
18:52 2019-06-14

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic....
18:52 2019-06-14

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
18:52 2019-06-14

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
18:52 2019-06-14

Harry Reid wants hearings on what the military knows about UFOs: 'They would be surprised how the American public would accept it' Nearly two years after it was reported that the Pentagon set up a secret program to investigate UFOs at the request of former Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, the former Senator is clamoring for Congress to look into what the military knows about their existence....
18:52 2019-06-14

Flashy French billionaires didn't donate the money to rebuild Notre Dame. Small donors did. American and French citizens have footed the bills and paid salaries for the up to 150 workers employed by the cathedral since the April 15 fire.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Exiting a timeshare could be another route to a rip-off, Better Business Bureau says The Better Business Bureau says timeshare owners in at least 46 states lost thousands to Missouri-based companies offering exit strategies.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
19:01 2019-06-14

Video shows tornado ripping through New Jersey backyard A tornado touched down in a South New Jersey town late Thursday — wreaking havoc on one family’s backyard, new video shows. Alex Ranra, of Mullica Hill — just over a half hour from Philadelphia — tweeted video captured from her home security camera as the twister swept through her backyard, ripping ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Best drawing and painting software of 2019 Digital art has become the norm, with a wide range of software programs available to allow drawing and painting on a virtual canvas. Often these programs will focus on a particular aspect, such as design, illustration, or photo-manipulation.Design programs can be use for CAD, such as 3D structure fo...
19:13 2019-06-14

Joe Biden rips Trump over claim he’d accept foreign dirt on foes Joe Biden on Friday released a new campaign video in which he castigates President Trump for his comments on welcoming foreign dirt on his political foes — and includes a clip of Trump asking Russia for help finding Hillary Clinton’s missing emails. “This is simple. American elections should be deci...
19:13 2019-06-14

Florida man tricks suspected burglar into thinking iPhone was gun until cops arrived A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back by holding his iPhone like a gun on the man until police arrived....
19:13 2019-06-14

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
19:13 2019-06-14

Trump turns 73: Ivanka, Eric wish their dad a happy birthday, share pics Ivanka Trump is wishing her father, President Donald Trump, a happy birthday, taking to Twitter to celebrate her dad.        ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Killer poop: Fecal transplant patient’s death prompts FDA to push out warning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) One patient has died and another became seriously ill after fecal transplants inadvertently seeded their innards with a multi-drug resistant bacterial infection, the Food and Drug Ad...
19:26 2019-06-14

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
19:26 2019-06-14

Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
19:26 2019-06-14

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
19:26 2019-06-14

Macedonia on track for EU accession talks but not Albania: diplomats North Macedonia is likely to win European Union support to start membership talks later this year, diplomats say, but its Balkan neighbor Albania faces opposition in France, Germany and the Netherlands....
19:26 2019-06-14

Fisker's Bold New Turn Indicator Innovation Is Really a Resurrection of an Old Idea You might recall that noted designer of the BMW Z8 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Henrik Fisker, is designing a new, all-electric SUV. So far, those of us in the turn-indicator appreciation and admiration communities haven’t had much to capture our attention. Until now....
19:39 2019-06-14

Toyota LMP1 reserve Thomas Laurent back to LMP2 for '19/20 WEC Toyota test and reserve driver Thomas Laurent will return to the LMP2 class for the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship, after signing with current championship leader Signatech-Alpine...
19:39 2019-06-14

PM Modi Announces $200 Million Line Of Credit For Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a USD 200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as the two sides upgraded their ties......
19:52 2019-06-14

Fishermen Claim Heavy Losses Due To Cyclone Vayu, Seek Government Help Fishermen claimed to have incurred significant losses and damage to their boats in the wake of gusty winds generated in the region due to Cyclone Vayu....
19:52 2019-06-14

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
19:52 2019-06-14

Ragnarok Duo Can't Help MiB: International Catch Lightning in a Bottle Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson star in Men in Black: International, a spin-off soft reboot of the 22-year-old franchise that borrows the stars of Thor: Ragnarok, but none of its magic....
19:52 2019-06-14

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leonard things, for the Toronto Raptors to seal their...
20:00 2019-06-14

England v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 8pm BST kick-offEngland’s Phil Neville explains the tactics he usesAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 3.10pm BST England and Argentina in the World Cup. It’s a fixture heavy with history - 1966, 1998, 2002 - but the women have only played once bef...
20:00 2019-06-14

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr’s trainer says rematch is a bad idea for Joshua, Valdez wants Frampton before moving up Manny Robles believes Anthony Joshua rematching Andy Ruiz Jnr will prove a big error, and Oscar Valdez has told his team to go get Carl Frampton The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr’s trainer says rematch is a bad idea for Joshua, Valdez wants Frampton before moving up appeared first on Boxing New...
20:00 2019-06-14

Future of left-wing mayors of Madrid, Barcelona in balance The future of the left-wing mayors of Spain's two biggest cities is being decided as political parties work against the clock to determine who will govern the country's municipal governments....
20:13 2019-06-14

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said Iran’s culpability was “exposed” by the ...
20:13 2019-06-14

|'Flightshaming'nottheanswertoairpollutionwoes–aviationCEO Some say the answer to climate change is to stop or heavily reduce flying, but that would have grave consequences for people, jobs and economies all over the world, says the CEO of the International Air Transport Association....
20:13 2019-06-14

|TheonlypeoplemissingatStateCapturehearingsaretheonesaccused While scores of witnesses have recounted how bribes were paid to senior officials and billions of rands looted from state coffers, hardly any of those implicated in wrongdoing have testified....
20:13 2019-06-14

5G bands cheat sheet: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really means. And that's much, much faster download and u...
20:26 2019-06-14

Score Big at This Puma Flash Sale! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
20:26 2019-06-14

It's Elizabeth's Baby Shower on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? and Andrei Can Be Mad If He Wants To One thing 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? viewers can always count on is conflict between Andrei and Elizabeth's family. With a baby on the way, it doesn't look like that's......
20:26 2019-06-14

Navy to christen littoral combat ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul The U.S. Navy said it will christen its latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-St. Paul, Saturday morning at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marinette, Wis....
20:39 2019-06-14

Brexit: Corbyn under pressure to clarify backing for second vote Facing a Boris Johnson premiership, Labour shadow cabinet to debate its stanceJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to debate Brexit on Monday, as the prospect of a Boris Johnson premiership accelerates Labour’s drift towards supporting a second referendum.Corbyn is coming under renewed pressure to ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Black Men Are Part of Nature but Nature Is White – a poem It took 55 bullets and 3.5 seconds for police to kill Willie McCoy, which a report called ‘reasonable’. Acclaimed poet Shane McCrae writes about his killing Continue reading......
20:39 2019-06-14

Elizabeth Warren’s New $7 Billion Plan Aims to Support Entrepreneurs of Color People of color only own 18% of businesses with paid employees, despite making up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, to nobody’s surprise, has a plan to fix that. If elected President, the Massachusetts Democrat says she would invest $7 bil...
20:39 2019-06-14

Jurors watch FBI video of suspect in Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China are watching video of the suspect explaining to an FBI agent that the woman looked “panicky” when he spotted her and offered her a ride. ...
20:39 2019-06-14

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL player of rape. The prosecution announced its decis...
20:39 2019-06-14

Nick Cannon to host morning show on LA radio station LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon is coming to radio. Meruelo Media on Friday announced the rapper, comedian and actor is joining Los Angeles hip-hop radio station Power 106 as host of its morning show. “Nick Cannon Mornings” launches Monday from 5 to 10 a.m. In a statement, Cannon says he&...
20:39 2019-06-14

Police video shows man falling from Tulsa bridge after chase TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Video from a police body camera shows a shooting suspect falling about 30 feet (9 meters) from an Oklahoma bridge as he fled from officers. A Tulsa police news release says officers responding to reports of someone shooting at a motorist from a car on April 30 followed the vehicl...
20:39 2019-06-14

Maryland official says Baltimore resisted help after hack BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland information technology official says Baltimore leaders resisted accepting help from the state for about a week after the city’s computer servers were hacked. The Baltimore Sun reports it obtained a transcript from a May 22 cybersecurity meeting where Maryland Chief ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan alleged in new court filings this month that Fernando G...
20:39 2019-06-14

If You Think About It, The 76ers Might As Well Have Won The NBA Title Whew! What an NBA Finals that was. The Warriors and Raptors played six incredibly entertaining games, and a team winning its first NBA title by vanquishing the Warriors dynasty makes it all extra memorable. For once, Toronto’s streets are swarmed by humans celebrating a title and not hordes of racco...
20:52 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
20:52 2019-06-14

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
20:52 2019-06-14

Overwhelmed Belgian monks enter internet age to sell prized beer Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers....
20:52 2019-06-14

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russian Federation, have called for a libel lawsuit aga...
21:00 2019-06-14

Chicago, stare into the glassy eyes of Annabelle Comes Home early and for free Where they lie on the nightmare scale compared to clowns, spiders, and those red-eyed shadow creatures that appear to people in the throes of sleep paralysis is debatable, but there’s something a little ... off ... about dolls. That’s especially true of old-fashioned dolls with dead, glassy eyes, br...
21:00 2019-06-14

Hellcat rises as Jessica Jones puts Trish Walker front and center Rather than pick up with the stabby cliffhanger from the previous episode, “A.K.A You’re Welcome” flashes back to fill us in on how Trish Walker went from instinctively catching a dropped cellphone back in the second season finale to becoming a full-on vigilante hero. This is an entirely Trish-centr...
21:00 2019-06-14

How do I teach my niece about racism without upsetting my brother? She is 13 and has had a very sheltered, conservative upbringing in one of the southern states of the US. How do I go about exposing her to different views and values?My 13-year-old niece is coming from her home in a southern US state to our smallholding in France, as she has for the past four summer...
21:00 2019-06-14

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon....
21:26 2019-06-14

Take Five: The Fed and the rest With President Donald Trump's trade policies heightening fears of a U.S. recession, expectations of a Fed rate cut have dramatically increased in the past month. Money market pricing became even more aggressive after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell threw open the door to a cut, promising on June...
21:26 2019-06-14

Ask The Salty Waitress: Know any Jedi mind tricks for servers to get bigger tips? Dear Salty: I just graduated from college and I’m waitressing this summer. I’m good at serving (at least that’s what my boss says), I enjoy the customers, and I consider my job fun. So please know I’m slightly embarrassed to ask this question: Do you have any special techniques for getting a bigger ...
21:39 2019-06-14

How to Organize Your Recipes Offline There are a lot—some might say “too many”—recipes floating around in the world. Books and magazines are full of them but, thanks to the internet, you could cook a new recipe a day and never open a cookbook. There are many apps for keeping track of your online favorites, but the truly special recipes...
21:39 2019-06-14

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp. A cousin of cannabis plants that produce marijuana, hemp is used in products ranging from...
21:39 2019-06-14

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy was a cigar-puffing, hard hat-wearing general cont...
21:39 2019-06-14

Prosecutors Threw the Book at Julian Assange. Here’s How That Could Backfire Julian Assange appeared in a British court Friday in the first of what is likely to be many battles over a recently filed U.S. extradition attempt. Speaking via video link from a maximum-security prison near London, the 47-year old WikiLeaks founder declared that “175 years of my life is effec...
21:52 2019-06-14

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
21:52 2019-06-14

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Race is on for coveted press secretary role The surprise announcement that Sarah Sanders plans to leave the Trump administration has sparked a heated contest to succeed her as White House press secretary, with President Trump telling Fox News “a lot of people” are angling for the gig....
21:52 2019-06-14

Gillibrand says she wouldn't stand in way if her DOJ wanted to investigate Trump Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says if elected to the White House, she wouldn’t stand in the way if her Department of Justice wanted to investigate Donald Trump for obstruction of justice....
21:52 2019-06-14

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an honor to serve as DoITT’s Commissioner and Chief Informa...
21:52 2019-06-14