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Unions Numsa and SACCA have staged lunchtime pickets at airports around the country, protesting against outgoing SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana’s resignation....

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Apple TV beta tests iOS-like picture-in-picture The latest beta version of Apple's upcoming tvOS 13 has an unexpected surprise. The company is introducing support for a picture-in-picture mode that allows you to browse while continuing to watch a video. The feature, available in tvOS 13 beta 2, wa......
02:26 2019-06-18

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
02:26 2019-06-18

Bipartisan leaders, Trump administration to huddle on elusive budget deal Trump administration officials and bipartisan House and Senate leaders are set to meet again this week in an effort to revive stalled negotiations on lifting spending caps....
02:52 2019-06-18

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
02:52 2019-06-18

Former F.B.I. Agent Is Indicted in a Case Involving St. Louis’s Prosecutor The agent was hired to help investigate accusations against the former governor of Missouri. He is charged with perjury and tampering with evidence in the case....
02:52 2019-06-18

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-China trade....
03:00 2019-06-18

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
03:00 2019-06-18

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

FX renews Pose for a third season FX is apparently still loving Pose, because the network has renewed the series for a third season just a week after the second season premiered. Part of that probably has to do with the positive reception that season two has already received, but The Hollywood Reporter also points out that Pose has ...
03:13 2019-06-18

Today we're reminded that the singing Quiznos rats were real and not a collective fever dream There you are. It’s 2003. You’re chilling on your parent’s couch, flipping channels because you don’t have the luxury of Netflix or Hulu. You settle on a show, hunker down, and, all of a sudden, you’re confronted with the creepiest creatures you’ve ever seen, singing and playing guitar in front of a...
03:13 2019-06-18

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman's 2016 death Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender....
03:13 2019-06-18

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
03:13 2019-06-18

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
03:26 2019-06-18

'Ignoring' anti-Semitism not an option, German president warns President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appealed for Germans to show civic courage in the face of anti-Semitism. The call comes amid growing attacks on Jewish people in Germany....
03:26 2019-06-18

Traffic Alert: Oracle Road Lane Closure at Limberlost Drive TUCSON – On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the southbound curb lane on Oracle Road both north and south of Limberlost Drive will be closed for paving work related to a private development project. This one-day project is scheduled to begin at 5 A.M. and should be complete by 5 P.M. The schedule is ...
03:39 2019-06-18

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through the new Barcelona signing Caroline Graham Hansen a...
03:39 2019-06-18

25 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple's fascination with detail presents itself in subtle ways throughout the company's product line, from the Mac to the iPhone and Apple Watch. Here's a look at our favorite design elements that highlight the company's close attention to detail. Visit Business Insi...
03:39 2019-06-18

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business Insider created a series of maps to visualize how gay rights vary around the world. Despite same-sex marriage being legal in the US, homosexuality is...
03:39 2019-06-18

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

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

'The rally could last a lot longer than most people expect,' Jim Cramer says "They're fun. They're companies you know or can learn about," he said, "and you can happily buy them into weakness if you've done the homework and you believe in their prospects."...
03:52 2019-06-18

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

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
04:13 2019-06-18

Dallas gunman flashed ammo, warned of approaching ‘storm’ in bizarre Facebook posts A gunman who opened fire on a Dallas courthouse on Monday morning shared photos of ammunition and warned of an approaching “storm” on Facebook days before he was killed by police in the firefight. Clad in tactical gear and carrying 150 rounds of ammunition, the masked gunman Brian Isaack...
04:13 2019-06-18

‘You just can’t cough’: Trump highlights germaphobia and TV past in Mulvaney exchange President Trump’s exchange with acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney during an ABC News interview gave the public a peek into often behind-the-scenes aspects of Trump’s life....
04:26 2019-06-18

Review: ‘A Strange Loop’ Is a Self-Portrait in a Hall of Mirrors Michael R. Jackson’s gutsy, exasperated musical is set within the mind of a black, queer man who’s writing a musical about a black, queer man who’s writing a musical …...
04:26 2019-06-18

A Man Who Shared Video of the Christchurch Mosque Shooting Has Been Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a ...
04:26 2019-06-18

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we still don’t have a price, a release date, or a b...
04:52 2019-06-18

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

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximately 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East....
04:52 2019-06-18

Boeing Says It's Open To Changing The Name Of Grounded 737 Max Jet Boeing is open to dropping the "Max" branding for its latest 737 jetliner, depending on an assessment of consumer and airline responses to an aircraft name that's been tarnished by two fatal crashes......
04:52 2019-06-18

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
04:52 2019-06-18

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
04:52 2019-06-18

US-based Everbridge scores Aussie emergency alert deal The Massachusetts headquartered company has been awarded a multi-year contract to support the deployment of Australia's national early warning system....
04:52 2019-06-18

Opinion: Rangers accelerate rebuild in big-time trade for Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and a first-round pick.       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15)       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 10:56PM EDT until June 17 at 11:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 1056 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Versailles, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include… Lexington, Lawrenceburg, Versailles, Dunbar High School, M...
05:00 2019-06-18

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

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

Upton homers, Trout has 4 hits, Angels beat Blue Jays 10-5 TORONTO (AP) — Justin Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout had a solo homer among his four hits and the Los Angeles Angels used a seven-run second inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 Monday night. Shohei Ohtani and Kole Calhoun also connected ...
05:00 2019-06-18

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21 months WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gun...
05:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: Combat vets possible jurors in Navy SEAL trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A defense lawyer for a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner says he’s hopeful a jury will be seated with seasoned combat...
05:00 2019-06-18

Angels hammer Blue Jays in series opener Shohei Ohtani hit one of three Angels homers in a seven-run second inning, Mike Trout went deep for the 20th time this season, and Los Angeles downed the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Monday in the opener of a four-game series....
05:00 2019-06-18

Rangers trade for Jets’ Jacob Trouba in blockbuster The acquisition of Jacob Trouba most certainly does not represent a deviation from the Rangers’ plan to build from the ground up for the long-term. Rather, the addition of the 25-year-old righty defenseman enhances the program. It sets up the Blueshirts to be a more competitive team this season, yes...
05:13 2019-06-18

Alex Jones sent Sandy Hook victims files with child sex abuse images, say lawyers Far-right conspiracy theorist denied the allegations and accused one of the lawyers of framing himLawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting allege that far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them documents relating to the court battle they are fighting...
05:26 2019-06-18

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the city more closely to China, will be the bureaucrat-...
05:26 2019-06-18

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on the archipelago which inspired Charles Darwin’s th...
05:26 2019-06-18

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

Pelicans’ new draft plan could allow Ja Morant to fall to Knicks The Pelicans could still have a hand in the Knicks’ future. Following the Anthony Davis trade with the Lakers, New Orleans holds the fourth pick in Thursday’s draft and are exploring all sorts of options. According to an NBA source, they have explored moving back to gain more assets and also had int...
05:39 2019-06-18

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
05:39 2019-06-18

Akali Dal To Move Centre For Action Against Kamal Nath Over 1984 Riots Raking up the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the party would approach the Union Home Ministry to initiate action against Madhya Pradesh......
05:39 2019-06-18

11 Rooms At Delhi Hotel: 3 Months On, Lokpal Works From Makeshift Office Nearly three months have passed since the country received its first Lokpal, but it continues to function from the second floor of the Hotel Ashok in New Delhi without an exclusive office to call its......
05:39 2019-06-18

Worker confidence in finding a new job has hit a six-year high, but it might be a 'turning point' A recent Fedsurvey showed that workers' confidence for finding a new job was the highest since the central bank started keeping track in June 2013....
05:52 2019-06-18

No more clerk with a rubber stamp: Service NSW touts its people as key to its success Picks up AU$50 million in additional 2019-20 Budget funding to keep progressing work on the business model the federal government has itself adopted....
06:00 2019-06-18

Mobile sports betting not coming to New York anytime soon ALBANY — The odds just keep getting longer. Mobile sports betting is all but dead in New York, thanks to a stalemate among top Democrats in the state Assembly that is unlikely to be resolved before the legislative session ends, The Post has learned. “There’s road block in the [state] Assembly,...
06:13 2019-06-18

Caesars board at odds with billionaire Carl Icahn over sale price: sources Billionaire Carl Icahn is more eager to sell casino chain Caesars Entertainment than the company’s board, The Post has learned. The octogenarian investor thinks the board of America’s biggest gaming company is demanding too much for the $6.2 billion company in its ongoing merger talks with rival cas...
06:13 2019-06-18

Paul Manafort Won't Be Going to Rikers Island After All Former Trump campaign manager and convicted criminal Paul Manafort was supposed to be held in the Rikers Island jail in New York this month—a notorious hellhole that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has promised to close—while he faced new state charges. Now, it seems Manafort has been narrowly saved from that fat...
06:13 2019-06-18

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope, and lead them to the land of Israel. ...
06:26 2019-06-18

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

Hunting the Elusive Rhino-Horn Cartel of Thailand The true story of untouchable smuggling syndicate running the world's most elaborate poaching ring—and the enterprising American vigilante trying to bring them down....
06:26 2019-06-18

Latest: Lawyer says officer attacked unexpectedly in Costco The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Monday Los Angeles police say an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco store won't have any contact with the public during a criminal inv...
06:26 2019-06-18

More than a million viewers tune in for start of 'T20 of lawn bowls' Ultimate Bowls Championship features modified rules Organisers ‘overwhelmed’ by interest in new competition A bold new era has dawned in the world of lawn bowling with an international competition, designed to revamp the traditionally genteel sport in the same way the Twenty20 format did for cricket...
06:39 2019-06-18

A bride must play the most dangerous game in Ready or Not red band trailer Samara Weaving plays a new bride who must survive a deadly game of hide-and-seek in the horror/comedy Ready or Not. A young bride's idealized wedding night takes a deadly turn when her eccentric new in-laws insist that playing a game at midnight is a family tradition in the red-band trailer for Re...
06:52 2019-06-18

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
07:00 2019-06-18

Masahiro Tanaka delivered sign of hope Yankees have waited for Masahiro Tanaka was bathed in a noise as he took the mound in the ninth inning Monday night that had greeted Edwin Encarnacion’s first Yankees at-bat. And with each strike and each out, those left from the announced crowd of 39,042 increased the decibels with a mixture of appreciation, encouragement...
07:01 2019-06-18

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
07:13 2019-06-18

Rangers acquire D Trouba in trade with Jets The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets on Monday in exchange for defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft....
07:39 2019-06-18

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

Protection against property fraud: can we protect our elderly aunt's property for her through the Land Registry? My elderly aunt is trusting of everyone and lives alone. Can we use the Land Registry to protect her property in case someone tries to sell it against her will?...
07:52 2019-06-18

Rapper Elijah Daniel says he bought Hell, Mich., turned it into 'Gay Hell' It's unclear whether Elijah Daniel really bought property in Hell, or if Monday's announcement was a publicity stunt.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Police: 4 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. (June 2019)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Kansas boy survives after knife impales his face: 'It is almost a miracle' Eli Gregg was playing outside when his mom heard him screaming. She found him with a 10-inch knife jutting from just below his eye.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (June 17)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Bodies of missing Oregon mother, son found Authorities have found the bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son. The boy's biological father had been charged with killing them before the bodies were found. (June 17)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche A mountaineering group says a Pakistani climber has been killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition have been injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan...
08:13 2019-06-18

Apple's 2020 iPhone XS Max equivalent set to have an even larger display According to the latest research note published by trustworthy Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, we can expect the Cupertino company to deliver its largest iPhone display to date in 2020, as reported by Antutu and picked up by iPhone Hacks.Koi believes that Apple is planning to release an iPhone XS Max eq...
08:39 2019-06-18

Ireland’s big five adventure challenge Beyond the blarney of the Kerry tourist trail, the Reeks District is pitching itself as the country’s adventure playground, with five outdoor activities on offerHalfway through cycling the Ring of the Reeks in Kerry, I realise I am going to make it. Not just the circuit’s full 90km but also the tour...
08:39 2019-06-18

Skeletal remains found south of Kitt Peak TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of skeletal remains found near Elkhorn Ranch, south of Kitt Peak on Monday. PCSD is investigating the situation and has noted no suspicious activity at this time. Details are limited at this time. Stay with News 4 Tucson for t...
08:52 2019-06-18

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLachlan again denied ordering a greater security focu...
08:52 2019-06-18

| Banyana players need top level football to close gap to top sides - coach Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is proud of her charges despite failing to proceed to the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....
09:13 2019-06-18

Renault-Nissan alliance remains priority for French finance minister Renault's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan remains French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's priority ahead of any further consolidation with the likes of Fiat-Chrysler, he said on Tuesday....
09:13 2019-06-18

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
09:13 2019-06-18

Man who paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
09:26 2019-06-18

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was attacked from an area controlled by Syrian government forces....
09:26 2019-06-18

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ‘ACeDrive’ electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully electric powertrain with funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC).  Led by GKN Automotive, a ti...
09:39 2019-06-18

Heathrow third runway expansion plans revealed Plans unveiled to lower M25 and reroute rivers as campaigners warn of environmental impactThe scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expansion project has been revealed with the publication of detailed plans to lower the M25 for the third runway to cross, reroute rivers, replace utilities a...
10:13 2019-06-18

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

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

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

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending. The post A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:13 2019-06-18

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

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

Kyrgios welcomes 'warrior' Murray's return Australian Nick Kyrgios has welcomed Andy Murray's return to tennis after hip surgery, saying he could not believe his eyes when he ran into the Briton practicing at Queens Club on Monday....
10:39 2019-06-18

Matt Carpenter Beats A Marlins Shift With A Standup Bunt Double Turns out the solo dinger he smashed in the bottom of the third inning was not the coolest thing Matt Carpenter did against the Miami Marlins Monday night, not by a long shot. With two down in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Marlins shifted their defense to the right side to face Carpenter. Carp...
10:52 2019-06-18

2020 iPhone Top Models to Get 5G Support, OLED Displays on All Models: Kuo As per noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple's 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch iPhone models set to arrive in 2020 will offer 5G support, while the 6.1-inch model will stick with LTE....
10:52 2019-06-18

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

Neo-Nazi Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison For Sharing Video of Mosque Massacre and Calling it 'Awesome' Philip Arps was sentenced in a New Zealand court today for sharing video of the Christchurch massacre, a terrorist attack on two mosques that killed 51 people on March 15. Arps, who has compared himself favorably to Adolf Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess, pleaded guilty to two counts of sharing the video...
11:13 2019-06-18

No, That Marvel Spider-Man Announcement Isn't a Spider-Man 4 Comic Not all number fours are created equal. Not even all of them are fantastic. But a certain digit sent Marvel fans into a tizzy this weekend, only for it to be all for naught. Or maybe that should be four naught?Read more......
11:13 2019-06-18

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
11:26 2019-06-18

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

Meghan Markle May Just Persuade You to Adopt an Animal Meghan Markle may have just persuaded us to adopt a new furry friend. In between raising baby Archie, the Duchess of Sussex was able to write a foreward for Mayhew's annual report......
11:39 2019-06-18

Michel Platini arrested over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationA justice official in France says the former Uefa president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup.Confirming a report published by online news publication Mediapart,...
11:39 2019-06-18

County cricket: Kent v Notts, Yorkshire v Warwickshire and more – live! Updates from the around the county groundsRoundup of Monday’s County Championship actionYou can email Graham here, tweet him here or get in touch BTLThe Spin: Listen to our latest World Cup podcast 10.10am BST Good morning from Clifton Park.Monday proved to be a historic day for York CC as county c...
11:39 2019-06-18

Microsoft is selling Huawei laptops again – but that might not be good news You may recall that Huawei laptops were removed from Microsoft’s online store in May, following the US government’s blacklisting of the Chinese manufacturer’s devices, but these notebooks have now reappeared on the Microsoft Store.However, this isn’t a positive developmen...
11:39 2019-06-18

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for help finding a cure. Helen Wright, 47, told The Mirror UK that experts at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London have been stumped by the disease ...
12:13 2019-06-18

MV Agusta F3 800 RC Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 21.99 Lakh MV Agusta has launched the F3 800 RC in India, which is priced at Rs. 21.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and only six units of the limited edition model have been allocated for India....
12:13 2019-06-18

Asia markets mostly higher; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were mostly higher on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
12:13 2019-06-18

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday....
12:26 2019-06-18

Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e Tipped to Feature 32-Megapixel Selfie Camera Xiaomi is reportedly getting ready to launch the first smartphones coming out of its acquisition of the hardware division of Meitu, the Chinese selfie app and smartphone maker....
12:26 2019-06-18

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by ticks that carry the disease....
12:26 2019-06-18

Wine tasting with a difference at London's Wine Car Boot London's independent wine market returns for the summer, so you can taste, drink and shop your way out of the supermarket with the best independent sellers...
12:26 2019-06-18

Sukhbir Singh Badal, Sunny Deol Administered Oath In Parliament Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, actor-turned politician BJP leader Sunny Deol and Aam Aadmi Party's lone MP Bhagwant Mann were among the leaders who took oath as members of 17th Lok......
12:39 2019-06-18

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge ruling the crash was partly her fault....
12:52 2019-06-18

London's highest roof garden set to neighbour Battersea Power Station London's highest vegetable patch, a herb garden and yoga lawn are among features expected to be included in the designs of a huge new roof terrace next to Battersea Power Station....
12:52 2019-06-18

|Steinhoffsettoreleaseitsdelayed2018earningsreport The Stellenbosch-headquartered retailer has predicted that its audited 2018 financial results would show reduced net sales due to disposals, a weak global economy, strong competition and reputational damage....
12:52 2019-06-18

HS senior's speech claims school did nothing to stop bullying, sexual assault A high school senior in Washington state used his graduation speech to accuse administrators of turning a blind eye to alleged cases of sexual assault, bullying and depression reported by the student body....
12:52 2019-06-18

Deadly fire above secret nuclear bunker under Maryland house leads to prison sentence An eccentric computer hacker was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home....
12:52 2019-06-18

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

Freshened 2020 Lexus GX 460 gets new look, off-road toys The midcycle makeover for the Japanese brand's most rugged three-row SUV seeks to add to its appearance as well as its safety features, the on- and off-road....
13:13 2019-06-18

Kuwait ruler to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruling emir will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid escalating regional tensions after attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
13:26 2019-06-18

Sprint is the latest telecom to offer a tracking device that uses LTE Following in the footsteps of AT&T and Verizon*, Sprint is now offering an LTE tracker. The matchbook-sized device, simply called Tracker, provides real-time location tracking on Safe + Found app. Sprint’s new Tracker The Tracker competes with Tile, but instead of Bluetooth, Sprint’s device u...
13:39 2019-06-18

LI cops rescue injured egret stranded on front lawn Feathers flew on Long Island Monday, when cops with a pool skimmer rescued an injured egret that was stranded on a front lawn. The egret — white with a long, pointy yellow beak — was spotted around 6:40 p.m. in the yard of a West Babylon home on West Ninth Street — roughly 3 miles....
13:39 2019-06-18

Cuomo signs bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate. Cuomo’s action came despite throwing supporters a last minute curveball by asking the state’s top civil attorney, Solicitor G...
13:39 2019-06-18

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Long Island, suspended Officer Valerie CincinelliR...
13:39 2019-06-18

8 more to face trial over murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Now that the first five have been convicted, eight more gangbangers will face trial after the summer for the machete-and-knife mistaken-identity murder of teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz. Among the suspects to go on trial on Sept. 23 is Diego Suero, an alleged leader in the brutal Trinitarios ga...
13:39 2019-06-18

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

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be available immediately, as the announcement only covers t...
13:39 2019-06-18

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
13:39 2019-06-18

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

Ingraham: Trump's 2020 campaign is about keeping the 'good times going' Fox News host Laura Ingraham says President Trump needs to hammer his economic numbers to potential voters heading into the 2020 presidential election....
14:00 2019-06-18

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosted in partnership with Duke University earlier this year, after allegations of anti-Semitism surfaced at the event, according to a letter obt...
14:00 2019-06-18

Aston Martin Valhalla name announced for 003 Concept News 18 Jun, 2019 The Aston Martin Valhalla continues the brand’s “V” car lineage, and it’ll rival the McLaren Senna when it arrives in 2021...
14:00 2019-06-18

Apple Looks Willing to Help Struggling iPhone-Display Maker Japan Display, which makes liquid-crystal display panels for the iPhone XR, is running out of cash owing to weaker-than-expected sales of the handset, and an investor group’s bailout package of more than $700 million was thrown into limbo this week....
14:00 2019-06-18

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, but the deal isn’t contingent on reaching an agreement with Meredith....
14:00 2019-06-18

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shutting down the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone.Th...
14:13 2019-06-18

Laura Linney: ‘I started to glow in the dark like an exotic cheetah’ The actor talks about the outfit she wore to the 2017 Tony awards, and why being fashion-conscious was not ‘realistic’ when she was growing upDerek Lam custom-made this dress for me to wear to the 2017 Tony awards, where I was nominated for my role in Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes. We started w...
14:13 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay chairman's bid unlikely to get full support -Investor Land & Buildings Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday a C$1.74 billion go-private offer for Hudson's Bay Co from chairman and other shareholders would likely not receive majority approval of remaining shareholders....
14:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Minister calls on next PM to defend Britain's leading finance role Britain's next prime minister must make it their "overriding" priority to protect London's globally competitive position in finance after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said on Tuesday....
14:26 2019-06-18

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures up on rising gold prices ahead of Fed meeting Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, as gold prices edged up on hopes of a rate cut from the U.S. Federal Reserve, which begins its two-day interest rate meeting later in the day....
14:26 2019-06-18

“Fatal Attraction’ killer released from New York prison WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Carolyn Warmus was released from Bedford Hills prison on Monday after her parole was granted last month. Her relea...
14:26 2019-06-18

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. That’s according to a senior Justice Department official who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press. ...
14:26 2019-06-18

Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandal PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies paid to his former business empire. A preliminary EU report concluded the subsidies amounted to a conflict of interest because he still ...
14:26 2019-06-18

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department were captured two days earlier while on a hiking tr...
14:26 2019-06-18

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty. The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to support President Vladimir Putin’s decree to suspend Russia’s obligations under the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the...
14:26 2019-06-18

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month. A neo-Nazi with a history of violence has been arrested on suspicion of the exe...
14:26 2019-06-18

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

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
14:26 2019-06-18

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China....
14:26 2019-06-18

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resign as demonstrators had demanded....
14:39 2019-06-18

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
14:39 2019-06-18

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
14:52 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
15:00 2019-06-18

These $99 wireless earbuds get 8 more hours battery life than AirPods The xFyro ARIA earbuds were designed by some of audio’s finest award-winning engineers, leading to a product that’s a true passion project for fidelity addicts. And when you look at what the ARIA earbuds can do, a pair of numbers jump out....
15:00 2019-06-18

10-year-old girl conquers Yosemite's El Capitan Selah Schneiter may have just became the youngest person in history to climb the park's 3,000-foot-high rock formation -- Yosemite National Park's famous El Capitan....
15:00 2019-06-18

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexploded bomb" rather than a springboard to success....
15:00 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass protests, in an effort to quell the biggest public unrest in 22 years of Chinese rule....
15:13 2019-06-18

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as Baghdad braces for protests over power cuts during the scorching summer months....
15:13 2019-06-18

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 undertaking to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan....
15:13 2019-06-18

World Cup Live: Morgan Six-Hitting Spree Ends, England Cross 350 England vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: England are eyeing a big total against Afghanistan, thanks to a fiery record-century by skipper Eoin Morgan in World Cup 2019 at Old......
15:13 2019-06-18

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

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

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
15:39 2019-06-18

Summer Drinks: Brave The Heat With Drinks Made Of Jack Of All Fruits Kathhal Chefs and healthy eaters all around the world have been consistently trying hard to bring both health and taste together. And this time, they have come up with something astonishingly interesting....
15:39 2019-06-18

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
15:52 2019-06-18

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

Prince Will, Kate beam at Order of the Garter Famous faces arrive at St George's Chapel to attend the Most Noble Order of the Garter Ceremony at Windsor Castle on June 17, 2019.        ...
15:52 2019-06-18

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democratic Party primary....
15:52 2019-06-18

Mattress Firm signs deal to sell Tempur Sealy mattresses again after bitter feud Mattress Firm and the maker of Tempur-Pedic are getting back together after a dispute over accusations the retailer was selling lookalike products.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

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

Advertisers have got lazy and must be more creative says Verizon's chief marketer Verizon's Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Diego Scotti has said the ad industry needs to be more creative if it is to get people to watch advertising, or face more people signing up to subscription services to cut ads....
16:00 2019-06-18

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019 Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you're looking for a simple shared web hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you'll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hosting needs are simple, you'll probably choose an ...
16:13 2019-06-18

Cameron Maybin gives Yankees something to think about If Cameron Maybin’s Yankees days are numbered, he’s going out with a bang. The journeyman outfielder, who may be cast aside when Aaron Judge returns from the injured list, homered for the third straight game, a personal best, in the Yankees’ 3-0 shutout of the Rays at the Stadium. Maybin went 3-for-...
16:26 2019-06-18

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one hand, it can hit a 50% higher refresh rate than most phones which is a welcome feat for smoother ani...
16:26 2019-06-18

Hammond to launch review of post-Brexit regulation Philip Hammond will lay the foundations on Thursday for an overhaul of the City's post-Brexit regulatory landscape just weeks before he expects to be ousted by the next prime minister....
16:26 2019-06-18

UK man fined for hurling milkshake at Brexiteer Nigel Farage LONDON (AP) — A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to community service for dousing pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage with a milkshake. Paul Crowther pleaded guilty Tuesday to common assault and criminal damage. He said he regretted throwing the banana-and-salted caramel shake at the Brexit Party l...
16:39 2019-06-18

Court Street In Prestonsburg Reopens After Storm Death PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three weeks after severe storms caused a roof collapse that resulted in one death, Court Street  in downtown Prestonsburg has reopened. Michael Coleman, 62, of Pikeville was driving down Court Street when part of a roof fell on to his car. Other cars were also crus...
16:39 2019-06-18

Lightning re-sign Coburn to $3.4M, 2-year deal TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a $3.4 million, two-year deal. Coburn will count $1.7 million against the salary cap in each of the next two seasons. General manager Julien BriseBois announced the contract Tuesday. The 34-year-old had four goals...
16:39 2019-06-18

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s huge Stars and Stripes. News outlets report the Statesville City Council voted down changes to the flag ordinance Monday night. That means flags in St...
16:39 2019-06-18

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

Florida parking lot shooter wants sheriff as defense witness TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space want to call the local sheriff as an expert witness. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Michael Drejka’s attorneys have filed a motion to call Pinellas County She...
16:39 2019-06-18

Icelandair stops Tampa service over grounded 737 Max planes TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Icelandair has pulled out of Tampa International Airport because the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets has left it short of planes. The airline told the Tampa Bay Times on Monday that it was immediately halting flights from Florida. It said the grounded planes made up 14 percen...
16:39 2019-06-18

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

'I was just trying to survive': Phoenix family in viral arrest video wants officers fired Dravon Ames and Iesha Harper talk about their detainment by the Phoenix Police Department. The incident has gone viral after witnesses shared videos.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

John Cusack under fire for antisemitic 'follow the money' tweet Actor posts message alongside popular far-right motto before backtracking amid barrage of criticismJohn Cusack has apologised after coming under fire for an antisemitic tweet.Cusack retweeted a quotation, accompanied by a Star of David image, popular among the far right: “To learn who rules over you...
16:39 2019-06-18

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

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”, after leaked emails showed him banning students f...
16:39 2019-06-18

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many heritage acts have a narrative arc with humble-enough...
16:39 2019-06-18

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves,” said Johns...
16:39 2019-06-18

Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos detail cringeworthy way they 'ruined' daughter's birthday Mark Consuelos said his daughter with Kelly Ripa, Lola, told them they "have no chill" after the incident.        ...
16:52 2019-06-18

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

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she's doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot s...
16:52 2019-06-18

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery....
16:52 2019-06-18

You'll soon be able to ride electric bikes and scooters throughout New York Good news for New Yorkers tired of trekking around on foot or relying on the subway: the state is about to legalize electric bikes and scooters.The new bill, which is expected to pass on June 19, would recognize three classes electric bikes: pedal-assisted models with a top speed of 20mph, throttle-...
16:52 2019-06-18

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun – and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body visibly shook and she pursed her lips with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at her side in th...
17:00 2019-06-18

Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they are my friends” – drawing laughter at a debate event at the University of Cambridge. Mahathir Mohamad, 93, made the incendiary comment in response to a...
17:00 2019-06-18

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic is not seeking to wage war against any nation. “Iran will not wage war against any nation,” Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on...
17:00 2019-06-18

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As you'd expect from a Battle Royale game, most of the ne......
17:00 2019-06-18

What's on TV this week: 'Evangelion' on Netflix and 'Us' Blu-ray Despite all the money Netflix keeps spending on new original content, the thing we're most interested in this week is a little older. Anime classic Neon Genesis Evangelion comes to the service Friday morning (along with Evangelion: Death True² a......
17:00 2019-06-18

Shark Role-Playing Game Maneater Is Like Grand Theft Auto, Of All Things “Picture Grand Theft Auto, but as a shark,” game designer Bill Munk said near the end of a demonstration of Maneater at E3 in Los Angeles last week....
17:00 2019-06-18

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a grainy video that purports to show Iranian militar...
17:13 2019-06-18

'80s nostalgia reaches logical conclusion with this Strangers Things/New Coke ad Stranger Things, set to return for a third season in just a few weeks, has never met something from the 1980s it doesn’t like. There’s no proof of this more convincing than its latest promotional spot: a tie-in with Coca-Cola that, as we first braced ourselves for last month, sees the show celebrati...
17:13 2019-06-18

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
17:13 2019-06-18

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis....
17:13 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
17:13 2019-06-18

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

That time the Warriors tried to draft girls' basketball star out of high school Denise Long of Union-Whitten had one of the most storied prep careers in Iowa history, but nothing prepared her for being drafted by the NBA in 1969.       ...
17:26 2019-06-18

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

Nigel Farage's milkshake attacker told to pay him compensation A man who threw a milkshake over Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain's Brexit Party, has been ordered to pay him compensation to cover his suit-cleaning bill after pleading guilty to common assault and criminal damage....
17:26 2019-06-18

Canadian soldier dies, three troops hurt during drills in Bulgaria One Canadian soldier died and three other troops were injured during an airborne operation, part of U.S.-led multinational military drills in southern Bulgaria on Tuesday, a Bulgarian spokeswoman for the Swift Response 2019 exercise said....
17:26 2019-06-18

German interior minister warns of far-right threat after politician's murder The murder of a prominent politician by a suspected right-wing radical is an assault on Germany's democratic system and should serve as a wake-up call, the interior minister said on Tuesday, pledging to combat all forms of extremism....
17:26 2019-06-18

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escalations that threaten it....
17:39 2019-06-18

World electronic gaming revenues to grow 9.6% to $152.1 billion in 2019: report The global video and electronic games market will generate $152.1 billion in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S., Chinese teams to restart trade talks ahead of G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had spoken to Chinese President Xi Jinping and that the two leaders' teams would restart trade talks after a long lull in order to prepare for a meeting at the G20 summit later this month....
17:39 2019-06-18

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mainstream commerce and finance....
17:39 2019-06-18

Ants invade United Airlines flight from Italy to Newark Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Italy to New Jersey were left bugging out — thanks to an invasion of ants in the cabin. The six-legged insects spilled out from a bag in the overhead compartment and scurried “in every which direction,” according to a series of tweets about the c...
17:39 2019-06-18

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

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters. Olsen was trekking through northwest Greenland last week to recover tools used by scientists at the Danish Meteorological Institute to ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Man’s $10K quest to find mom a mate gets an online dating boost Some dating app users can cash in on swiping right. An Upper East Side man — who recently offered a $10,000 reward to whoever can find his mother a match — is teaming up with the founder of Jewish dating swipe JSwipe to help her find the perfect mate. “It will be like super matchmaking......
17:39 2019-06-18

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

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

Thousands of Brotherhood supporters in Turkey mourn Egypt's Mursi Thousands of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of capital Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
18:13 2019-06-18

Trump Tagged the Wrong ABC on Twitter, and Got a Koala in Response The Australian Broadcasting Corporation stirred national pride with its response after President Trump confused it with the ABC News based in New York....
18:13 2019-06-18

Trump not taking action against Fed chair Powell: White House adviser White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump is not considering any changes to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's status following a report that the White House had explored the possibility of demoting him....
18:13 2019-06-18

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Leak Tips Size Gap Between Standard, Pro Models Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Pro screen protectors tip massive size difference between the two variants of Samsung's next flagship....
18:26 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve the public....
18:26 2019-06-18

Topless photos, stolen bricks mean new fence at church ruins YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — After vandals stole bricks from the ruins of an 18th century South Carolina church and a woman posed for topless pictures in its archway, the caretakers have put a fence around the site. Old Sheldon Church caretaker Bill Sammons says the 5-foot (152-centimeter) tall fence was i...
18:26 2019-06-18

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas. A Tyson spokesman said five employees were sent to the hospital to be evaluated on Tuesday morning after the incident outside its plant in S...
18:26 2019-06-18

Woman bitten by venomous snake while doing laundry at home MOUNT PENN, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a Pennsylvania woman was bitten on the arm by a venomous snake when she went to her basement to do laundry. The Reading Eagle reports that the Mount Penn woman called 911 Tuesday morning to report that she’d been bitten by a rattlesnake. Authorities say it ...
18:26 2019-06-18

This is how rich you’d be if you bought Apple stock instead of its products People don’t usually regret their first bit of exciting hardware. On the contrary, the majority of folks have strong nostalgic feelings about their earliest computer, game console, audio player, or phone. It’s not that they remind us of how far we’ve come technologically (although that’s true), they...
18:26 2019-06-18

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target those that loom large. Unsurprisingly, this has mean...
18:26 2019-06-18

How The Old Masters Inspired Cristóbal Balenciaga’s Most Remarkable Designs (Including The LBD) A newly launched exhibition at Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum juxtaposes the couturier’s designs with the paintings that inspired them for the first time...
18:39 2019-06-18

The Government Has Rejected A Penny Tax On Fast Fashion “The government has demonstrated that it is content to tolerate practices that trash the environment and exploit workers, despite having just committed to net zero emission targets,” commented Labour MP Mary Creagh...
18:39 2019-06-18

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
18:39 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....
18:52 2019-06-18

Investors turn bullish on U.S. Treasuries before Fed meeting - survey Bond investors turned bullish again on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting where officials are expected to signal they are prepared to lower interest rates later this year, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-18

How to cut your car service costs: cheaper servicing, MoTs and repairs Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Look after your car and you'll help reduce your everyday costs, but you can also save money on servicing...
18:52 2019-06-18

How to change a car battery and choose the right battery for your car Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Flat car battery? Our guide to replacing it, installing a replacement and using a battery charger should help...
18:52 2019-06-18

Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Buy a new car, and it'll come with a warranty. Here we explain what it covers and what it doesn't, and for how long...
18:52 2019-06-18

Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies....
18:52 2019-06-18

Michigan mom drives into river with 2 kids in possible murder-suicide; 1 child still missing: Officials At least two people were dead after a Michigan mom drove a car — in which both of her children may have been passengers — into the Kalamazoo River late Monday, leaving authorities Tuesday to scour the water for "a possible third victim" and determine if the tragedy was intentional....
18:52 2019-06-18

Oregon Woman falls 16 stories down building’s garbage chute, sustains ‘life-threatening’ injuries A woman in Oregon sustained life-threatening injuries after falling 16 stories down a garbage chute at a condo building in Portland on Monday, officials said....
18:52 2019-06-18

Kyrie Irving 'essentially ghosted' Boston Celtics ahead of free agency: report It is beginning to appear more and more likely that Kyrie Irving is not going to re-sign with the Boston Celtics once the NBA’s free agency period begins at the end of the month....
19:00 2019-06-18

Rice Will Not Save Your Soggy Smartphone Rice pairs well with so many things: A Panda Express bowl, a wedding (no, birds won’t explode), cilantro stems. What it doesn’t mix with is your soggy smartphone, even though you’ve probably had it beaten into you that the first thing you want to do when you accidentally soak your device is to drop ...
19:01 2019-06-18

Nintendo’s next big iOS and Android game will be released early next month After releasing two mobile games in both 2016 and 2017, Nintendo’s release schedule for iOS and Android slowed to a crawl, as Dragalia Lost was the only Nintendo Mobile title to release in 2018. Six months into 2019, we still have not seen a new mobile game from Nintendo, but that’s goin...
19:01 2019-06-18

Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 Docker has realized that Microsoft's new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 has made Windows much more attractive both to Docker and its container developers for both Windows and Linux platforms....
19:01 2019-06-18

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

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region, but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
19:13 2019-06-18

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole body visibly shook and she pursed her lips as she t...
19:13 2019-06-18

Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as 'human guinea pig' for testosterone limit Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of using her as "a human guinea pig" to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again....
19:13 2019-06-18

Soccer 'game' breaks out during Jo-Wilfried Tsonga-Benoit Paire ATP match at Halle Open Tennis players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Benoit Paire spontaneously started playing soccer during their ATP match at the Halle Open.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

LaVar Ball makes tasteless remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim LaVar Ball went on ESPN’s First Take on Monday to discuss the trade that sent his son, Lonzo Ball, from the Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

Britain's Fox says Conservative leadership shouldn't be rushed despite Johnson's lead The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-06-18

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

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

Striking miners and police clash at Chile's Chuquicamata mine Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes on Tuesday with miners striking at Chile's giant Chuquicamata copper mine, as the workers tried to block access to a site operated by state-owned giant, Codelco....
19:26 2019-06-18

IRGC chief says Iran's ballistic missiles capable of hitting 'carriers in the sea' The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps said on Tuesday that Iran's ballistic missiles were capable of hitting "carriers in the sea" with great precision....
19:26 2019-06-18

Netanyahu welcomes Bahrain meeting, Israeli ex-general to attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Tuesday a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain, and a source said a former Israeli general would be among the participants....
19:26 2019-06-18

Orlando Sentinel issues scathing op-ed announcing it won't endorse Donald Trump in 2020 election The Orlando Sentinel published a lengthy op-ed on Tuesday outlining the reasons they do not plan to endorse Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election....
19:26 2019-06-18

Newt Gingrich: 'It's sort of a miracle Trump is still standing' after overwhelmingly negative press coverage As President Trump gets set to formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla., former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said the president's current position in the race is a "miracle" given the constant negative media coverage. ...
19:26 2019-06-18

Vistara Announces 62 New Flights, Check Schedule Here "These new flights represent an over 50 per cent increase in the size of network, with 170 flights a day across 24 destinations operated by a fleet of 23 Airbus A320 and 6 Boeing 737-800NG aircraft"......
19:26 2019-06-18

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
19:39 2019-06-18

Suicide rates among America's young people continue to soar, study shows Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found....
19:52 2019-06-18

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
19:52 2019-06-18

Yes, Zendaya Dyed Her Hair Red. No, That Doesn't Mean She's Playing The Little Mermaid (or Does It?) She claims it’s an homage to the Spider-Man franchise, but is Zendaya’s new hair color actually a tease that she’ll play another iconic character? That’s what fans were wondering after seeing the ingenue with a decidedly red mane during a London photocall for Spider-Man: Far From Home....
19:52 2019-06-18

Caster Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a ‘guinea pig experiment’ • IAAF ruled athlete must take medication to control testosterone• Semenya: ‘I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my body again’Caster Semenya has accused athletics’ governing body of using her body “as a human guinea pig experiment” by forcing her to take medication to control her testosterone l...
20:13 2019-06-18

Who should Manchester United sign if Paul Pogba leaves? Paul Pogba says this summer could be ‘a good time for a challenge somewhere else’, but who should take his place?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredManchester United need to start planning for life without Paul Pogba. When asked about his future this week, Pogba said it could be “a good time for a new ...
20:13 2019-06-18

Reed King's weird, problematic 'FKA USA' imagines a dystopian U.S. ruled by corporations Reed King's weird and problematic "FKA USA" imagines a futuristic U.S. that has splintered into territories ruled by corporations and bandits.        ...
20:13 2019-06-18

Fury over US military using Galapagos airstrip Plans to allow the US military to use the San Cristobal airstrip could threaten the environment of the World Heritage Site and compromise Ecuador's sovereignty, critics say....
20:13 2019-06-18

How the U.S. Border Camps Fit into the History of Concentration Camps Andrea Pitzer, author of One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, examines the Trump administration’s actions against migrants at the southern border in the light of history....
20:13 2019-06-18

"No Doubt" SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme: NASA Chief The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space......
20:39 2019-06-18

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
20:39 2019-06-18

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
20:39 2019-06-18

Costner: 'Today's just one big melodrama' Kevin Costner reflects on why his rancher family saga show "Yellowstone" has resonated with viewers and been picked up for a second season. (June 18)        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

Police: 3 bodies found after mother drives car, twin daughters into Michigan river Family members notified police that a woman drove her vehicle with two children inside into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
20:52 2019-06-18

Jacob Trouba already sounds ready for Rangers long-term commitment This was as much a life decision as it was a hockey decision, and the Rangers ended up being the beneficiary — and might be for a long time. The Blueshirts acquired 25-year-old righty-shot defenseman Jacob Trouba in a trade with the Jets in a slick move from general manager Jeff Gorton on Monday nig...
20:52 2019-06-18

‘F–k Pop:’ Who was cursing out Spurs coach during Raptors parade? Raptors guard Fred VanVleet captured the Raptors’ 2019 celebration parade by going live on Instagram. He may have captured something he did not intend. Just before the camera was turned to Kawhi Leonard, someone insults Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich. “It wasn’t like this in SA, huh? F–...
20:52 2019-06-18

This road trip means everything for the Mets’ betting future Beginning a road trip that features visits to Atlanta, Chicago and Philadelphia, the New York Mets clearly are at the crossroads of their 2019 season. Betting-market followers have been skeptical about the Mets’ chances for quite some time. New York entered the new week with the second-worst “money”...
20:52 2019-06-18

NBA Draft 2019 scouting report: The best international players International prospects are the closest thing we have to a mystery in the NBA draft. For college players, there’s a library of games, a litany of nationally televised appearances, competition of the highest order and intensity. For international prospects, there are often YouTube highlights an...
20:52 2019-06-18

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
20:52 2019-06-18

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officials, a senior European diplomat and another source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-06-18

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

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
21:00 2019-06-18

These Huawei P30 Pro deals are now incredibly cheap (we wonder why) It's safe to say that Huawei phone deals aren't the shimmering beacon of the world's best phones they were just a month ago. Making headlines after Google had to cut ties with the company, there is no doubt Huawei is slightly stigmatised right now. But in an odd turn of events, t...
21:00 2019-06-18

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free for EE users with the Video Data Pass. EE's Video Data Pass now includes BBC iPlayer and You...
21:00 2019-06-18

Sandvik created the world’s first 3D-printed diamond composite Ask most people what words they associate with diamonds, and they’ll say “proposal”, “love”, “down on one knee” or “three months’ salary”. But if you work in the mining industry—or if you’re a huge Minecraft ner...
21:00 2019-06-18

Pre Prime Day deals at Walmart include price cuts on Google Home devices While Prime Day deals haven't officially begun, Walmart is slashing prices right now on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can find massive discounts on the Google Home, Google Nest Hub, and Google Smart Light Starter kit. You can also get the popular Google Home Mini...
21:00 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch Extended until Thursday PM Currently, showers are present on the radar, but the severity is low. Heavy rain and lightning are the main threats with the current set up, but we will see some changes later in the evening. Heavy downpours, strong wind gusts, and some small hail are all possible through the evening. Otherwise, it’...
21:00 2019-06-18

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive “without delay.” The U.N. chief expres...
21:00 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 1:38PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Scattered storms this afternoon and evening will pose a local flash flood threat, especially in southern Indiana. After a break in the rain late tonight, widespread thunderstorm development is expected Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night, with showers lingering into Thursday. Renewed floodin...
21:00 2019-06-18

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

St. Louis Blues' Zach Sanford appears to puke on himself during victory parade Partying hard after winning the Stanley Cup can take a toll on the average human let alone and athlete and that notion stayed true during the St. Louis Blues’ victory parade Sunday....
21:00 2019-06-18

Son of tourist who died at luxury resort awaits Dominican AG's approval to get mother's blood sample to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana on June 10 says the U.S. Embassy and his congressional representatives have helped pave the way for a sample of his mother's blood to be sent to the U.S. so that toxicology tests can be c...
21:13 2019-06-18

Justin Trudeau 'running out of time' to make up ground ahead of Canadian elections As one major national pollster recently put it, with just 18 weeks until Canadians cast their ballots in a hotly-contested parliamentary vote, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party is “running out of time” to recover their deficit in the polls to the opposition Conservative Party. ...
21:13 2019-06-18

What to know about status asthmaticus Status asthmaticus is a life-threatening asthma state with symptoms that include anxiety, fatigue, and shortness of breath. An inhaler may not treat the symptoms, so a person should seek immediate medical treatment. Learn more here....
21:13 2019-06-18

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets. Protests around the world often develop their own soundtrack, usually songs with lyrics of defiance...
21:13 2019-06-18

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
21:13 2019-06-18

Trudeau’s Government Is Expected to Decide on Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is deciding the fate of a proposal to expand a pipeline that links Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with the Pacific....
21:26 2019-06-18

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended....
21:26 2019-06-18

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

Rick Scott becomes latest senator to support 9/11 victim fund WASHINGTON — Sen. Rick Scott, the former Florida governor, is the latest lawmaker to co-sponsor the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill, The Post has learned. Scott will become the Senate bill’s 10th Republican to sign on and 43rd sponsor overall, getting the legislation within two votes of a veto-pr...
21:39 2019-06-18

Four WWI shipwrecks are being sold on eBay for $1M Four German warships that were used and sank during World War One are being put up for sale on the auction website and could fetch $1 million or more....
21:39 2019-06-18

Could the Christchurch Attacks Have Been Prevented? Australia and New Zealand appear to have paid little attention to the threat from far-right extremism as their security services focused overwhelmingly on the dangers of Islamist terrorism....
21:52 2019-06-18

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill and step down. Neither of those demands were met......
21:52 2019-06-18

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

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

At least two killed after woman crashes car into Michigan river with her children inside A woman deliberately crashed her vehicle into Michigan's Kalamazoo River with her two children inside, killing at least two people, local police said on Tuesday....
22:00 2019-06-18

Coca Cola and Pepsi among the biggest ocean polluters : Report An analysis by 24/7 Wall Street has listed the corporations which contribute the most to ocean pollution worldwide.        ...
22:00 2019-06-18

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambique and energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie....
22:00 2019-06-18

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is growing weak....
22:00 2019-06-18

DING DING Jon Stewart vs. Mitch McConnell ROUND 3 The feud that keeps on giving—former Daily Show host Jon Stewart vs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—reached another peak on Monday night....
22:00 2019-06-18

Groundbreaking climate change discovery made by, sigh, Boaty McBoatface Climate change is real, and many would argue the most serious existing threat to humanity. Today, British scientists announced a major new discovery about how climate change is affecting sea levels that will most likely cause climate scientists to reconfigure their projection models. This discovery ...
22:13 2019-06-18

Chronicle director Josh Trank says he banned Max Landis from set Earlier today The Daily Beast published a damning exposé in which eight women came forward with allegations that they had suffered repeated sexual assault and emotional abuse at the hands of Max Landis—son of filmmaker John Landis and screenwriter of such profound works of cinematic fiction as Victo...
22:13 2019-06-18

YouTuber "buys" Hell, Michigan, renames it Gay Hell A YouTube star has “purchased” the town of Hell, Michigan, re-named it “Gay Hell,” and outlawed flying any flag that is not a Pride flag as a protest of Donald Trump. Elijah Daniel, a YouTube comedian and musician, announced he had bought the town in protest of the Trump administration’s decision to...
22:13 2019-06-18

Mighty Mighty Bosstones' "The Impression That I Get" is amazing in literally any genre Have you ever been close to tragedy, or know someone who has? Have you ever felt the pain so powerful, so heavy you collapse? No? Well, this video is most certainly not for you, then. Please see yourself out. But if you answered yes to any or all of the queries above, then please enjoy Ska Tune Netw...
22:13 2019-06-18

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

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

Top-ranked Osaka gets 1st-round win in Birmingham on grass BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — A day after saying she was “not really that comfortable” playing on grass, top-ranked Naomi Osaka needed three sets to get past her first-round opponent at the Birmingham Classic on Tuesday. Osaka lost the second set to Maria Sakkari of Greece before recovering...
22:13 2019-06-18

5-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Milwaukee. Police say the boy died Tuesday afternoon on the city’s west side. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the death is under investigation. The child is the second to die in a shooting in Wisconsin in as many days. O...
22:13 2019-06-18

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

Study: WNBA, NBA earn high grades in diversity hiring RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports leagues in racial and gender hiring practices. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida reported almost identical scores from last year. The...
22:13 2019-06-18

Jennifer Aniston teased Adam Sandler with countdown texts leading up to 'Murder Mystery' kissing scene When Jennifer Aniston found out she would be sharing an on-screen kiss with her longtime pal Adam Sandler, she couldn't help but tease her co-star ahead of their smooch....
22:26 2019-06-18

Seals consciously reduce blood flow to their blubber before diving The dive reflex, in which blood flow to the skin is reduced, was once thought to be an entirely automatic response – but seals have worked out how to control it...
22:26 2019-06-18

Adobe posts 25% rise in quarterly revenue Adobe Inc on Tuesday reported a 25% rise in quarterly revenue, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
22:26 2019-06-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rise; Argentine stocks scale record high Latin American stocks and currencies surged on Tuesday with a dovish boost from the European Central Bank and positive headlines from the U.S.-China trade tensions boosting sentiment. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks jumped 2%, while its index of regional currencies rose for the first time ...
22:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambique and energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie....
22:26 2019-06-18

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

Amid attacks from rivals, Biden holds top-dollar fundraisers and hints at $20M haul Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. And it appears the former vice president may also be the leader in the race for campaign cash....
22:39 2019-06-18

Fox, CNN, C-SPAN barred from live coverage of South Carolina 2020 convention In a first, only one TV outlet — MSNBC — will be allowed to deliver live coverage of Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic Convention where 21 presidential candidates are expected to speak, drawing heated complaints from other networks....
22:39 2019-06-18

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
22:39 2019-06-18

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

U.S. Cellular wins 690 mmWave 5G licenses, but plans 600MHz launch first The fifth-largest U.S. carrier can cover 98% of its customers with high-speed 5G, but still plans to start by offering slower, longer-range 600MHz service.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

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

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collection of apps that has ever been made by the Redmond...
22:39 2019-06-18

There’s absolutely no reason to buy this tiny Palm phone now that the Pixel 3a exists When Google finally unveiled its Pixel 3a smartphone lineup last month, I told you that the phone isn’t supposed to be an iPhone alternative, unless you have a really old iPhone. The Pixel 3a raises the bar for mid-range devices. It’s a phone ready to deliver a great camera experience, a...
22:39 2019-06-18

Breath Of The Wild Is Getting A Sequel Because The Team Had Too Many DLC Ideas (And Other Info From Zelda's Producer) Breath of the Wild is getting a sequel because the team had too many ideas for downloadable content, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma told me last week in Los Angeles. We also talked about how the Link’s Awakening remake came about, why Zelda games haven’t offered button remapping, and work conditi...
22:39 2019-06-18

Astral Chain Director Says It Actually Can Be Two-Player, But It Makes The Game Harder Platinum Games’ upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive, Astral Chain, involves controlling two characters at the same time during combat. The game is not necessarily designed to be played by two people at once, but according to Astral Chain director Takahisa Taura, there is a way to do it that he descri...
22:39 2019-06-18

Google rolls out $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area Google has rolled out a $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a part of the U .S. lacking affordable housing.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
22:52 2019-06-18

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:52 2019-06-18

HMD Global demonstrates its dedication to user privacy and security, moves its data servers "Data security and privacy" — these words have been thrown around a lot in recent years, gaining more and more momentum after events like the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, the Huawei spying accusations, et cetera. As you are probably well aware, your own Android phone will beam packages of d...
22:52 2019-06-18

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

The real meaning behind those Daniel Jones ‘boos’ The first instinct is to tell Daniel Jones: relax, kid, you’ve joined a long and distinguished line of people who got themselves good and booed at Yankee Stadium. Babe Ruth was booed there, for having his first non-Ruthian season. Joe DiMaggio was booed there when he decided to hold out for a fatter...
23:00 2019-06-18

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
23:01 2019-06-18

EU nations receive mixed scorecard on climate goals The European Union urged its member states on Tuesday to accelerate efforts to meet their 2030 climate goals after a review showed them falling short in some areas as the bloc's leaders prepare to debate going carbon-neutral by 2050....
23:01 2019-06-18

Norway wants to open two new North Sea areas to offshore wind Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts(GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

Dow surges more than 300 points on word of pending Trump-Xi meeting The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 300 points after President Trump said he'd be meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan....
23:01 2019-06-18

The Shale Revolution Even big oil companies say solar and wind will be the energy of the future. But while we wait, the energy of the present is being transformed — for better and for worse — by technologies that unlock fuel from underground rocks known as shale. A tidal wave of oil and gas from the technique called fra...
23:01 2019-06-18

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’re not the biggest or best-known players in the field pioneered by Bitcoin. But to the broad range of companies partnering with Facebook on Libra, stabl...
23:01 2019-06-18

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
23:01 2019-06-18

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

Jenna Dewan and Boyfriend Steve Kazee Make Official Debut at WWE's Monday Night Raw Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee are taking their romance public! The Resident actress and the Tony winner, who first sparked romance rumors in the fall of 2018, stepped out for a date night......
23:13 2019-06-18

This Scrapped Game of Thrones Scene Would've Changed Everything What could have been for Cersei Lannister... Game of Thrones star Lena Headey appeared at a comic book convention in Munich, Germany, where she revealed a key scene that was totally......
23:13 2019-06-18

Watch: Massive goldfish found in river after apparent flushing A New York state nonprofit is pleading with the public not to flush their unwanted pets after a 14-inch goldfish was found near a wastewater treatment plant....
23:13 2019-06-18

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

Watchdogs Sue Trump Administration Over Missing Notes From Putin Meeting A new lawsuit filed on Tuesday alleges that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the law by allowing President Donald Trump to seize the notes from a key meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and failing to take any steps to preserve records of their other face-to-face meetings. The lawsuit ...
23:39 2019-06-18

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

|KeyfactorsinthefailedEFFbidtoappealManueldefamationruling The South Gauteng High Court earlier dismissed an application by the EFF for leave to appeal a defamation ruling in a case brought against them by Trevor Manuel....
23:39 2019-06-18

Lenny Dysktra spent Father's Day weekend dumpster-diving for his $80K dentures Former Mets, Phillies outfielder says he spent nine hours over the weekend searching through trash outside a Jersey Mike's sub shop for his teeth.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Toronto police searching for 'person of interest' in Raptors parade shooting Four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of a shooting near the end of the Toronto Raptors parade route Monday.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Inner Circle: Patrick Reed explains why his caddie always has his back Patrick Reed gives Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at his relationship with caddie Kessler Karain.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
23:39 2019-06-18

Disney World increases price of annual passes ahead of Star Wars land opening Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of several of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of its new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park in Orlando....
23:52 2019-06-18

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
23:52 2019-06-18

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring clarified into gunshots, the routine assignment for a...
23:52 2019-06-18

Weather Washes Out Lexington Businesses LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Soggy weather can cause a soggy economy for some businesses. If you are a golfer, you may have noticed a new “water hazard” at Picadome Public Golf Course. It isn’t a water hazard by design, but unfortunately, it is what happens when we get several in...
23:52 2019-06-18

The Latest: Alex Jones sanctioned in Sandy Hook lawsuit HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed by families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting against conspriacy theorist Alex Jones (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A Connecticut judge has imposed sanctions on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for an outburst on his web show against a lawye...
23:52 2019-06-18

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

Missouri cites ‘failed abortions’ in clinic license dispute JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s case for possibly ending abortions at its lone remaining clinic includes a claim that three “failed abortions” there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother. A Planned Parenthood spokesman ...
23:52 2019-06-18

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who ran high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint, saying a statewide policy that forced them to compete against transgender athletes cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships. The conservative Christian law firm All...
23:52 2019-06-18

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

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

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
23:52 2019-06-18

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to North Korea fuel imports Russia and China on Tuesday delayed a U.S. request for a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refined petroleum to North Korea over accusations Pyongyang violated a U.N. cap, diplomats said....
23:52 2019-06-18

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

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

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
00:00 2019-06-19

10-man England defeated at the death by France "Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi, U-21 EURO, Group C - England U-21 1 (Foden, 54, Choudhury, red card, 63\u0027) France U-21 2 (Ikone ,89\u0027, Wan-Bissaka, 95’ og)"...
00:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy and security....
00:00 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to force his three children to "relive a traumatic chapter in our family's life and reopen wounds we have worked years to heal."...
00:13 2019-06-19

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

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

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defends 'concentration camp' tweets Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands by her use of the term, "concentration camps" to describe detention centers holding undocumented immigrants along the southern border. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

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

Trump pressures Fed's Powell: 'Let's see what he does' President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up pressure on the head of the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, following a report that White House lawyers earlier this year explored whether they could legally strip Jerome Powell of the Fed chairmanship....
00:26 2019-06-19

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

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

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this session. Changes to specialized high school admissio...
00:39 2019-06-19

Hero cops stop teen from shooting himself at last possible moment When the officers turned the corner in the stairwell on the third floor, the 19-year-old was sitting on the stairs with a shotgun barrel to his chin and his finger on the trigger....
00:39 2019-06-19

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veterans’ Services to head the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The mayor said in a statement that the nomination of Jeffrey D. Roth will be submitted to the City Council this month for its advic...
00:39 2019-06-19

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

Nxivm was all about sex — why else was there a sex toy dungeon?: feds If the Nxivm cult wasn’t about sex, then why was its leader building a dungeon featuring cages, rubber-spiked paddles and “puppy trainer’’ dog collars to use on female members? a Brooklyn prosecutor said Tuesday. “So let me get this straight. What was going to happen in the dungeon? With the cages a...
00:39 2019-06-19

Teen Mom Star Javi Marroquin Is Engaged: ''I Can't Believe I'm This Lucky'' Javi Marroquin is ready for the next step in his relationship. The Teen Mom 2 star announced the exciting and special engagement news on Tuesday with his 1.8 million Instagram followers.......
00:52 2019-06-19

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
00:52 2019-06-19

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

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
01:13 2019-06-19

Video: Why the Mercedes CLRs kept taking off at Le Mans 1999 Twenty years ago, Mercedes had to withdraw from the Le Mans 24 Hours after its CLR flipped into the air no fewer than three times during the race week...
01:13 2019-06-19

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis Funds to support development of 20,000 new homes as San Francisco Bay Area grapples with homelessnessGoogle will invest $1bn in housing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a region plagued by a housing and homelessness crisis that has in part been fueled by the tech industry.The announcement come...
01:13 2019-06-19

'Like the centre of a wheel': the eternal influence of Joy Division Forty years after their debut album, the Manchester band continue to influence not just music, but graphic design, literature, film and more. Moby, the Killers, Jon Savage and others explain whyI initially saw Joy Division when they were known as Warsaw in 1977, but the first time I thought they wer...
01:13 2019-06-19

Amazon’s attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is corporate gaslighting | Arwa Mahdawi The tech giant’s PR chief has accused the congresswoman of ‘making stuff up’, but its audacity in positioning itself as a benevolent activist is jawdroppingFor the love of cheap consumer goods and next-day delivery, can we all just give Amazon a break? I don’t mean a tax break; it has had enough of ...
01:13 2019-06-19

California police release on bail man suspected of threatening to shoot a synagogue US law enforcement officials are facing scrutiny over whether they are minimizing the threat posed by white supremacist terroristsCalifornia police arrested a man suspected of making online threats to shoot up a Jewish temple, saying he had a fascination with Adolf Hitler and planned to emulate mass...
01:13 2019-06-19

Father of Sandy Hook massacre victim wins defamation lawsuit Lenny Pozner, whose six-year-old son was killed in the shooting, sued authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happenedThe father of a victim of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened; the...
01:13 2019-06-19

Alabama man accused of feeding caged 'attack squirrel' meth Authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on multiple charges including possession of a controlled substanceAlabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive.The News Courier reports authorities are seekin...
01:13 2019-06-19

Nearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists now living in Germany Scale of problem revealed as details emerge of suspect in pro-refugee politician’s murderNearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists are living in Germany, the chief of the country’s domestic intelligence service, which is investigating the murder of a pro-refugee politician, has revealed.Thomas Hald...
01:13 2019-06-19

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
01:26 2019-06-19

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
01:26 2019-06-19

''Mandir Vahin Banayenge'' Slogans Raised As Sakshi Maharaj Took Oath Slogans of "mandir vahin banayenge" (temple will be built there) were raised in the Lok Sabha after Sakshi Maharaj, the BJP lawmaker who won Unnao in Uttar Pradesh took oath as a member of the House......
01:26 2019-06-19

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18)       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

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01:52 2019-06-19

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
01:52 2019-06-19

DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
01:52 2019-06-19

'The View' slams Kyle Kashuv over offensive texts: 'He could go to Trump University' "The View" co-hosts ripped Parkland student Kyle Kashuv for racist, misogynist, and anti-Semitic texts he wrote in a chatroom when he was 16 that led Harvard University to rescind his acceptance....
01:52 2019-06-19

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the confirmation process....
02:00 2019-06-19