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According to research by IBM, there are about 17 billion cyber-attack incidents daily, and the most attacked industry is financial services, because of the valuable data in its possession....

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

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

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

Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup tempts fate, extends Not In This Lifetime tour Even the bands with the most volatile breakups and lineups find a reason to get back together eventually. Usually that reason involves the piles of money that can be made by getting the old band back together. In that spirit, Stereogum announces today that Guns N’ Roses will embark on another North ...
03:13 2019-06-18

Colin Hanks really wants Michael Keaton to be his dad You would think that being the son of America’s dad Tom Hanks would equate to hitting the parental jackpot. In theory, Colin Hanks should be chomping at the bit to pay tribute to the most beloved man in entertainment on Father’s Day (though getting a decent gift for him each year must be its own spe...
03:13 2019-06-18

US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
03:13 2019-06-18

Ex-FBI agent in Greitens case charged with perjury, evidence tampering A former FBI agent hired by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner to help in the criminal investigation of then-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was hit with charges of perjury and tampering with evidence Monday.  ...
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

US says new photos show Iran attacked tankers The Pentagon has released images it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman. In response, Iran announced that it is days away from breaking the terms of its nuclear deal....
03:26 2019-06-18

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

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

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
03:39 2019-06-18

Court documents: Oro Valley man attached child porn to job application Courtesy: Oro Valley Police Department ORO VALLEY – A man was arrested after accidentally attaching child pornography to a job application, according to court documents. Paul Scalzitti, 72, submitted an application to an Oracle Road sandwich shop through a job search website. On June 11, a manager o...
03:39 2019-06-18

Nirmal Umashankar Dominates X-30 Class Of 2019 National Karting Championship Round 2 The second round of the X-30 class of the 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship was held in Bangalore at the Meco Kartopia circuit and saw the racers show some incredible talent through......
03:39 2019-06-18

Continental Develops Head-Up Display For Sports Cars Continental has developed the first ultra-compact, high-performance head-up display which can be used in sports cars. The head-up display is particularly suitable for integration into cockpits with......
03:39 2019-06-18

Renault Triber MPV Teased Ahead Of Its Global Reveal The Renault Triber India launch is slated for later this year and the new MPV will be a compact car, similar to the Datsun GO+. However, the Triber's length will not be restricted to under four metres......
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

This clever $60 gadget lets you control your garage door and monitor it from anywhere using an app on your phone, which is good news for safe package deliveries Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Steven John/Business Insider When p...
03:39 2019-06-18

Peloton's sales are surging as it gears up for an IPO. Insiders and analysts think it may only be getting started. Peloton Business has already been booming for Peloton. But for the maker of smart fitness equipment, the good times may only be starting to roll. That's the word from early investors and industry analysts. In Peloton, they see a company whose business model looks less like a traditional gym equipme...
03:39 2019-06-18

Navy SEAL admiral reveals his biggest fear during planning of the bin Laden raid Charles Dharapak/AP Images Adm. Bill McRaven was the head of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound. US intelligence identified the compound in Abbottabad in 2010 where Osama bin Laden was thought to be hiding; the SEAL Team 6 carried out...
03:39 2019-06-18

10 pairs of musicians you didn't know were friends Darren Leigh Roberts/Newspix/Getty Unsurprisingly, a lot of musicians cultivate friendships with other stars in the industry. Niall Horan and Katy Perry have been friendly for years and they once even jokingly kissed at an award show. John Legend and Adam Levine were friends long before they starre...
03:39 2019-06-18

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
03:52 2019-06-18

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid efforts to portray Trump’s 2020 bid as a well-oiled machine ready to carry him to a second term....
04:26 2019-06-18

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
04:26 2019-06-18

In ruling with implications for Trump’s pardon power, Supreme Court continues to allow state and federal prosecutions for same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals seeking to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
04:26 2019-06-18

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

Paul Manafort not going to Rikers Island, will remain in federal custody after DOJ rejects move, source says The Justice Department has rejected New York County District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s attempt to have former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort transferred to the notorious Rikers Island prison complex ahead of his pending state court trial, amid questions as to why the move was even contemplated ...
04:39 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

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has......
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

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

‘Greening of America’ author Charles Reich dead at 91 NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose “The Greening of America” blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died. Reich’s nephew Daniel Reich said he died Saturday after bei...
05:00 2019-06-18

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal fetal anomalies.” The bill, called the “Roe Act” by supporters, would amend current st...
05:00 2019-06-18

Sandra Bullock reveals she made 'Bird Box' for her kids during MTV Movie & TV Awards acceptance speech When Netflix released "Bird Box" — starring Sandra Bullock — in December, the horror movie set a new record for the streaming giant, becoming the most-watched film within the first seven days of its release. Now, the 54-year-old actress is revealing the sweet reason why she signed on to do the flick...
05:26 2019-06-18

The rehabilitation of Tony Blair? Tony Blair’s legacy since leaving office has been the subject of heated debate both within the Labour party and the country at large. As Paul Lewis reports, his re-entry into the national debate on Brexit comes at a time of a crisis of trust in British politics and a rise in populism. Also today: Ji...
05:26 2019-06-18

Daniel Jones did not get a warm welcome at the Yankees game Daniel Jones didn’t have to throw a pass before being welcomed to The Bronx. The Giants’ first-round pick out of Duke attended Monday night’s Yankees game against the Rays, and received boos when he was shown on the jumbotron at the Stadium in between innings. The 22-year-old quarterback, who is exp...
05:39 2019-06-18

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed to act together resulting in “systemic and structural failures.”...
06:00 2019-06-18

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials say they will target human smuggling rings...
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

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

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Superhero blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked by messages of empowerment and self-esteem....
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

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal and too gay. “We have had excellent presidents...
06:39 2019-06-18

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
06:52 2019-06-18

Joe Biden Says His Campaign Has Raised Nearly $20 Million Mr. Biden revealed his campaign’s finances at a fund-raiser in New York on Monday night. It’s more than any other candidate raised in the first quarter of the year....
07:01 2019-06-18

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
07:13 2019-06-18

What to know about cold-induced asthma Cold-induced asthma involves cold weather triggering asthma symptoms such as coughing and wheezing. Treatment can include using an inhaler and moving to a warmer environment. Learn more here....
07:13 2019-06-18

NBA notebook: Gunshots mar Raptors' title celebration Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday's rally celebrating the Raptors' championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said....
07:39 2019-06-18

Morning News Call - India, June 18 To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_06182019.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: http://solutions.refinitiv.com/MNCIndiaSubscriptionpage FAC...
07:52 2019-06-18

James Ruppert: Why Britain's motoring market is so diverse Just £2000 will net you a lovely Skoda Fabia from 2007 Who? What? Where? Buy? A survey offers a revealing insight into how we’re buying cars What motivates you to buy, how do you do it and how do you finance the whole thing? I’m always interested to find out – and, luckily, you’re always prepared...
07:52 2019-06-18

Autocar confidential: Hyundai won't be caught short, BMW ends its 'Gran Tour' and more 100,000 ID 3 electric hatchbacks won't put a strain on VW's cell supply Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's collection of motoring murmurs, we hear why BMW isn't building another B-Class rival, how Hyundai is ready f...
07:52 2019-06-18

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

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried in the UK every year.MPs on the Environ...
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

Silver Alert issued for missing Peoria woman Peoria, Ariz.- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 72-year-old Mary Endreson. She was last seen leaving her apartment on foot at 9415 N. 99th Avenue in Peoria, Ariz. She is described as 5 feet 4 inches, white hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a pale b...
08:52 2019-06-18

Young Kansas mother who lost both legs to a potentially deadly infection is walking again (KSNW) A Kansas woman has gone from nearly losing her life to thriving. “I look back and I never thought that my life would be like this,” Lucie Kline says. Kline, 23, went in for a routine hysterectomy on November 28, 2018. By November 30, she was severely septic due to complications wi...
08:52 2019-06-18

Uber to retain Careem brand for now: Careem CFO Uber and Middle East ride-hailing business Careem will remain separate entities until at least the first quarter of 2020, when Uber's acquisition is expected to close, Careem's CFO said on Tuesday....
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

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil prices dipped as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns....
09:13 2019-06-18

UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang region....
09:13 2019-06-18

Turkey orders arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday....
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

2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards: All the Wildest, Wackiest, Weirdest Moments This year’s MTV Music & TV Awards (note: not the Video Music Awards) were a raucous, drunken, nearly star-studded affair. This year the annual shindig was hosted by Zachary Levi, a first-time awards show host, best known as an actor who honed his comedic chops on the set of Chuck and as the st...
09:52 2019-06-18

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

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

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000 MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan’s interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people. Erlan Turgumbayev said in comments carried by local media Tuesday that out of the total, nearly 700 were sentenced...
10:13 2019-06-18

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced more than 300 North Korean boats out of JapanR...
10:13 2019-06-18

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefight...
10:13 2019-06-18

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in waters off Borneo island. The kidnapping Tuesday renewed concerns about security threats in Malaysia’s Sabah state, a short boat ride from the s...
10:13 2019-06-18

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer says a Los Angeles policeman who opened fire inside a Costco was attacked without warning and briefly knocked out as he held his year-old child. The officer’s on paid leave while police investigate Friday’s shooting inside the warehouse store in Corona that ki...
10:13 2019-06-18

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people in the country illegally. In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the removal process next week. He tells his Twitter followers, “They will be removed as fa...
10:13 2019-06-18

Giants’ Sandoval leaves game after hand stepped on LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giants first baseman Pablo Sandoval has left San Francisco’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after a baserunner stepped on his right hand. Sandoval was hurt during the final out of the fifth inning Monday night. Max Muncy was trying to beat the throw from shortstop to f...
10:13 2019-06-18

Pelicans extend coach Gentry’s contract through 2021 METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says the club is exercising its option to extend coach Alvin Gentry’s contract through the 2020-21 season. Gentry has coached four seasons in New Orleans and made one playoff appearance, when New Orleans swept ...
10:13 2019-06-18

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

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

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

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Monday report in the Washington Post highlights, that’s not always the case.Read more......
11:13 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Hospitals Accused of Leaking Protestors' Patient Data to Cops A lawmaker and doctor in Hong Kong claimed on Monday that he received tips that the statutory body that runs all the hospitals in the region was leaking the patient information of protestors. Several protestors have been arrested after being treated at Hong Kong hospitals as authorities in mainland ...
11:13 2019-06-18

Twitch Sues To Identify People Who Uploaded Christchurch Shooting Video The popular livestream website Twitch is suing anonymous users to find out the identities of 100 people who recently violated its terms of service by uploading content including the deadly Christchurch terrorist shooting and hardcore pornography.Read more......
11:13 2019-06-18

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter allegedly threatened parody account using knife emojis O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account allegedly sent a series of menacing direct messages — including a string of 16 knife emojis and the warning that “I WILL FIND YOUR ASS AND CUT YOU” — to a parody account that skewers the disgraced football star over his acquittal in the 1994 slayings of ex-wife Nicole ...
11:26 2019-06-18

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
11:26 2019-06-18

Former UEFA president Michel Platini arrested Reports in France claim that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been detained for questioning in connection with an investigation into the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar....
11:26 2019-06-18

Migrants in the Gulf see dreams of higher wages ruined More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exploitation and rigidity, many foreigners still dream of Arabia....
11:26 2019-06-18

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

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
11:39 2019-06-18

Charlton boss Lee Bowyer makes dramatic U-turn as he agrees new contract at The Valley Lee Bowyer has agreed a contract extension at Charlton Athletic after a remarkable U-turn following owner Roland Duchatelet's extraordinary statement yesterday....
11:39 2019-06-18

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

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

Olo signs leave for entire 82nd floor at One WTC Olo, digital driver behind ordering and delivery for more than 250 restaurant brands, is taking a bite out of One World Trade Center. The tech firm just signed a lease for 36,099 square feet on the tower’s entire 82nd floor, where the asking rent was $82 per square foot. The tech firm will move from...
12:13 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

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

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

London's Heathrow airport publishes third runway masterplan London Heathrow, the busiest airport in Europe, published its masterplan plan for expansion on Tuesday, including building a controversial third runway and new terminal facilities, at the start of a 12-week statutory consultation....
12:26 2019-06-18

Close to home: Anaheim Ducks promote Dallas Eakins to coach Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity....
12:26 2019-06-18

In Video, BSP Workers Attack Leader With Chairs. He Escapes, Somehow In the video, shot on a mobile phone, BSP state-in-chiefSandeep Tajne is seen surrounded by a crowd of agitated party workers who are pulling at his shirt and attacking him with plastic chairs...
12:39 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

Half a dozen Skagen hybrid smartwatch models are on sale for $60 a pop after massive discount Skagen is one of many traditional fashion brands that have tried their hand at combining classic wristwatch designs with modern wearable technology in recent years, but although some of the results are absolute head-turners, they're not exactly competitively priced against affordable smartwatches fr...
12:52 2019-06-18

|SAfindsacreditrating,oncelost,ishardtoregain Barely three years after SA managed to get its highest-ever investment-grade ratings from two of the three main credit-rating companies, the global financial crisis was threatening to reverse that progress. The country was one of multiple emerging markets in the companies’ cross-hairs....
12:52 2019-06-18

We may have inadvertently selected for muscles on dogs’ faces Enlarge / A muscle flex raises the inner portions of the eyebrow at right. (credit: Waller et al.) Humans domesticated dogs about 30,000 years ago. Since then, we've worked with them, hunted with them, played with them, and come to rely on them for companionship. And, in the process, we've bred th...
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

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
13:26 2019-06-18

Lebanon's Hariri calls for cabinet solidarity in budget debate Lebanon Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Tuesday called for parliament to quickly approve the country's 2019 budget and urged his coalition government to avoid internal disputes....
13:26 2019-06-18

Czech opposition parties to challenge PM Babis in no-confidence vote Opposition parties said they will call a vote of no-confidence in Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's government over alleged conflicts of interest, although they lack enough votes to win....
13:26 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

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

Bronx Principal to Challenge Eliot Engel, Powerful House Democrat, From the Left Jamaal Bowman will take on Mr. Engel, who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee, with help from a group that backed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year....
13:39 2019-06-18

iOS 13 will tell you when you’re about to delete apps with active subscriptions Apple has just released the second iOS 13 beta to developers, ahead of the public beta release that should hit the airwaves in the coming weeks. Aside from the fixes and improvements, the new beta comes with several new features on top, including a neat new trick that you’ll only notice when i...
13:39 2019-06-18

What you need to know about the hottest new app YOLO YOLO is the hottest app out according to the app store, but more people are realizing the negative aspects of the anonymous question and answer app.       ...
13:39 2019-06-18

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

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president 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 between Tehran and Washington....
13:39 2019-06-18

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
13:52 2019-06-18

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
13:52 2019-06-18

Yemen's Houthis to allow U.N. to inspect ships in Hodeidah: sources Yemen's Houthi movement and the United Nations have agreed on a mechanism to inspect ships docking at Hodeidah following the group's withdrawal from three Red Sea ports under a U.N.-sponsored deal, a Houthi official and a U.N. source said....
13:52 2019-06-18

Father wins case against authors of 'Nobody Died at Sandy Hook' The father of a six-year-old boy who was killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre has won a defamation case against authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened....
13:52 2019-06-18

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

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
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

Boeing Ends Order Drought Triggered by 737 MAX Crisis Boeing ended a two-month drought of orders for its airliners in the wake of the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet, by securing a commitment from Korean Air to buy a number of 787 Dreamliners....
14:00 2019-06-18

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini Detained in Qatar World Cup Probe Former high-ranking soccer administrator Michel Platini was detained in Paris following a corruption investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup hosting rights to Qatar....
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

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag ....
14:13 2019-06-18

Under the radar, underrated, or simply missed: 7 books from 2019’s first half that deserve more attention As we approach the longest day of the year later this week, one could certainly take advantage of the extra daylight and warm weather and spend some time outside. Drink a drink on a porch, take a boat out on a body of water, or even just go for a walk. Or—but really, and—one could use the extra dayl...
14:13 2019-06-18

Nigel Slater’s new potatoes with broad beans and butter sauce Cute little spuds and beans in a hearty yet piquant sauceLightly scrub 350g of new potatoes then boil them in salted water for 15 minutes or until tender to the point of a knife. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
14:13 2019-06-18

US STOCKS-Futures rise on hopes of accommodative Fed U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank fueled expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
14:26 2019-06-18

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) south of Milwaukee. Staff at the Froedtert Sou...
14:26 2019-06-18

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled. Governor Jean Bamanisa tells The Associated Press that 161 bodies have been found and authorities a...
14:26 2019-06-18

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

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

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 5:42AM EDT until June 18 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * All of southern Indiana and portions of north central Kentucky. * Until 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ this afternoon * Showers and thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall in areas that already received heavy rain on Sunday and Monday. * Localized flash flooding ...
14:26 2019-06-18

Gareth Southgate flying out to watch England Under-21s Euros opener against France It is an indication of how important Gareth Southgate considers this month's European Under-21 Championship that he is due to fly out to watch England's rising stars at the tournament....
14:26 2019-06-18

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

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which came mere weeks after Kenya's High Court ruled to uphold its own 19th-century laws criminalizing "carnal knowledge against the order of nature," is being ...
14:39 2019-06-18

Energy Stocks and Bonds Follow Oil Lower The recent slide in oil prices has prompted investors to scale back on shares and bonds of energy companies when markets broadly remain strong—a divergence some traders and analysts don’t think will last....
14:52 2019-06-18

Warning Lights Are Flashing In China's Money Market Risk aversion in China’s money markets appears to be spreading following defaults on short-term bond repurchase agreements and worries about bank creditworthiness. That could trip up the central bank’s efforts to support growth or cause more systemic issues if it isn’t quashed quickly....
14:52 2019-06-18

CerberusHunts for Yield in Mongolia New York-based Cerberus Capital Management is in talks to make its first investment in Mongolia as part of a broader push into the world’s riskiest markets....
14:52 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

'Super Mario' shock: euro slides, yields hit new lows The euro took a beating and German bond yields hit a fresh record low on Tuesday in reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset purchases....
15:00 2019-06-18

How three Latino-led shows are shaking up summer TV, including 'Grand Hotel' "Los Espookys," "Alternatino" and "Grand Hotel" are wildly different new TV shows, but all feature Latinx actors and producers at the helm.        ...
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

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
15:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
15:00 2019-06-18

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
15:13 2019-06-18

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency On the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be On the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world.Read more......
15:13 2019-06-18

Man Utd fans arrested for racism in football more than any other English club Manchester United supporters were arrested more for racially aggravated incidents than any other set of English fans for the four seasons leading up to 2017-18....
15:13 2019-06-18

| Everest summits smash records amid deadly bottlenecks A record 885 people climbed Everest in May this year, capping a deadly traffic-clogged season that also saw 11 climbers die on the world's highest mountain....
15:13 2019-06-18

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

Longtime Hearst CEO scores deal to write memoir A taciturn 86-year-old man seen as the bridge between the world of Hearst founder William Randolph Hearst and the modern multi-media giant it is today has a memoir slated to hit this fall from Simon & Schuster. “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and i...
15:39 2019-06-18

Try These Easy-To-Make Chocolate Shakes At Home! Most of the times, we serve our guests soft drinks because they are more accessible than chocolate shakes. For once, you can try these shakes at home and surprise your guests with the unexpected....
15:39 2019-06-18

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
15:39 2019-06-18

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

News Corp exploring potential sale of News America Marketing business Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp said on Tuesday it was evaluating options for its News America Marketing (NAM) business, including a potential sale....
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

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

The FDA's proposal to limit nicotine could cost tobacco industry $165 billion, Morgan Stanley says Major U.S. tobacco companies could be in for a massive financial hit if the FDA elects to limit nicotine content in cigarettes.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

Best phone for gaming 2019: the top 10 mobile game performers The best gaming phones in 2019 have become a big surprise. We now have dedicated gaming phones with souped-up specs to help improve gaming experiences, while others in this best gaming phones list are just the outright best phones.Beyond any fancy gamer features, the best gaming phone should have a ...
16:13 2019-06-18

Yamaha launches two new soundbars with Alexa built in If you're in the market for a soundbar to add some oomph to your TV's audio output, Yamaha has two new models for your consideration: the YAS-109 and YAS-209.The headline feature is their integrated Alexa voice control, so you can use your voice to adjust the volume, find out what the weat...
16:13 2019-06-18

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect way to explore Dylan....
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

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

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

Trump and Xi to Meet at G-20 After Stalled Trade Talks President Trump confirmed he will meet with President Xi Jinping next week, as the United States and China try to restart stalled progress toward a trade deal...
16:39 2019-06-18

Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out” gay and transgender people at a city council meeting. News outlets report Mayor Mark Chambers and Carbon Hill City Council members walked into a...
16:39 2019-06-18

Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake has jolted northwestern Japan, and officials are warning of a tsunami of up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake Tuesday night registered magnitude 6.8 and was located off the western coast of Yam...
16:39 2019-06-18

Markets Right Now: US stocks rise following gains in Europe NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street following big gains in Europe after the head of the European Central Bank said it was ready to cut interest rates and provide more economic stimulus if necessary. Tec...
16:39 2019-06-18

Sav’s Grill To Close After 11 Years Of Business LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – After 11 years in Lexington, Sav’s Grill & West African Cuisine is closing. Mamadou Savané made the announcement via Facebook. He did write that something new was coming, but did not specify what. Sav says THANK YOU LEXINGTON! Sav’s Grill is closed after alm...
16:39 2019-06-18

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

Los Angeles' homelessness problem poses health risks From Los Angeles to Kentucky, experts said, growing homeless populations are increasingly susceptible to outbreaks of contagious diseases        ...
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

‘You need as many wigs as possible’: a guide to making the perfect pop parody Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou, whose new sketch show features their take on Ariana Grande, offer up some crucial adviceModern Toss on parody actsEllie White and Natasia Demetriou met at the Edinburgh fringe, went on to become a comedy duo and now, nearly 10 years of ridiculous stage shows later,...
16:39 2019-06-18

On the edge: life in Europe's easternmost city - in pictures Since 1996, John Peter Askew has been heading 1,500km from Moscow to photograph the Russian city of Perm. His intimate shots capture family meals, frozen merry go-rounds and men in their trunks Continue reading......
16:39 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

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, del...
16:52 2019-06-18

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

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

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

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gissendanner is being released after pleading guilty on Monday to the killing of 77-year-old Margaret Snellgrove in 2001. Gissendanner was originally convic...
17:00 2019-06-18

Chinese Resident Evil Fans Think This Biotech Company's Logo Looks Familiar In Resident Evil, the Umbrella Corporation is an evil biotechnology and pharmaceutical conglomerate. Shanghai Ruilan Bao Hu San Biotech Limited is also in biotechnology and, as Chinese Resident Evil fans point out, has a similar logo....
17:00 2019-06-18

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake registered magnitude 6.8 and was located off the western coast of Yamagata ...
17:13 2019-06-18

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
17:13 2019-06-18

Ashley Graham Gets Reals About Finding Her Voice and Reclaiming Her Body In case you missed it, Ashley Graham's body is hers and hers alone. The trailblazing model and host of American Beauty Star has not only shut down Internet trolls who shame her......
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

Bring the heat: Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack's homemade candles are in heavy demand Jacksonville Jaguars LB Myles Jack taught himself to make candles to fill the off season. Now, he's using his business to fund community events.       ...
17:26 2019-06-18

Josh McCown, former Jets quarterback, retires after 16 seasons in NFL Josh McCown's career in the NFL spanned 10 teams and 16 seasons, as the quarterback became a dependable back-up and teacher.       ...
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

Captain in fatal Budapest boat crash was sober at the time: police Hungarian police said on Tuesday they had found no evidence of alcohol or drug abuse by the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel last month, killing 28 mostly Korean people on board....
17:26 2019-06-18

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

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

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

Boost for Boeing as BA owner backs grounded 737 MAX jet Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX aircraft that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes....
17:39 2019-06-18

Global stocks rally on hopes from trade, monetary policy Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
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

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

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

Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all gloom and doom for green investors, especially in Europe....
17:39 2019-06-18

‘Dead baby’ found in Queens park appears to be hoax Cops claimed to have found a dead baby Tuesday morning outside Crocheron Park in Queens — but police sources now say it was just an “extremely realistic” doll in what appears to be a hoax. “The doll was created to look like it was decomposing,” a source told The Post. The doll, which was...
17:39 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin.        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

How One Large Game Studio Avoids Crunch How does the Chicago-based studio Iron Galaxy maintain a healthy work-life balance for all of its employees? On Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk to founder and Giant Bomb jokeman Dave Lang about his leadership philosophies and how Iron Galaxy avoids crunch....
17:52 2019-06-18

Barcelona president denies contact with Antonine Griezmann over summer transfer - 'We've never spoken to him' Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has denied ever speaking with Antoine Griezmann about a summer switch to the Camp Nou, insisting "there is nothing" to reports linking the French star with the Spanish giants....
17:52 2019-06-18

A pair of Pixar designers tease which easter eggs we should look out for in Toy Story 4 All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with a pair of designers behind the film—technical director Fran...
17:52 2019-06-18

The Bachelorette’s Jed Wyatt wrote an ode to the show’s popular salmon jacket This Bachelorette season is one hell of a trainwreck, so we have to find the brief bright spots when we can. Hannah B. has her moments, but she definitely seems overwhelmed by the stress of being The Bachelorette, so much so that she can’t even kick a clear asshole like Luke P. right out the door (J...
17:52 2019-06-18

Tuesday Forecast: Expect sunny and dry conditions this week TUCSON – We won’t see a lot of changes over the next seven days. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards this week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 100 degrees under plenty of sunshine. Today’s average high in Tucson is ...
18:00 2019-06-18

Glacier National Park chalet destroyed in 2017 fire expected to be rebuilt by October Construction crews have to hike seven miles in and climb 3,300 feet per trip to rebuild the burned chalet, using materials dropped by helicopter.       ...
18:13 2019-06-18

NASA Boss Says 'No Doubt' SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the ISS from US soil later this year....
18:26 2019-06-18

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
18:26 2019-06-18

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

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

Boeing lands first 737 Max jet order since deadly crashes LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again. The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft. Boeing said it’s the first sale of the jet since the crash of an Ethiopian Airli...
18:26 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
18:52 2019-06-18

Barrick Gold gets more time to make firm offer for Acacia Gold miner Acacia Mining Plc said on Tuesday that it agreed to extend the deadline for Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp to make a firm offer for the company....
18:52 2019-06-18

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....
18:52 2019-06-18

How to remove car paint scratches Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 A light parking ding can spoil your car's looks. Here's how to tidy up and remove car paintwork scratches...
18:52 2019-06-18

Simone Giertz’s converted Tesla Model 3 pickup truck is wonderful YouTuber Simone Giertz, celebrated DIY inventor, roboticist and general maker of cool stuff, decided not to wait for Tesla’s forthcoming pickup truck. Instead, she bought a Tesla Model 3 direct from the company new and then used elbow grease, ingenuity, some help from friends and power tools ...
18:52 2019-06-18

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, that Iran must stick to the 2015 international nuclear agreement....
18:52 2019-06-18

2022 World Cup investigation ensnares ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini; police probe ties to Nicolas Sarkozy Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a judicial official said Tuesday....
19:00 2019-06-18

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

Should You Apply for Jobs You Don't Want? Reddit user MrNumber28 asked, “Some days I wonder if I would get paid more working for a different company. I am happy at my job with the work I do, but would obviously love to be paid more. Is it wrong/is there any reason why I shouldn’t shop myself around to see what else I could get?”...
19:01 2019-06-18

Gremolata is so much more than just parsley pesto I regularly cook with parsley over basil. I prefer its light earthiness, its ability to mesh with a wide variety of bold ingredients. Parsley plays well with other flavors, lifting them up like a supportive colleague. While I do crave the singularly aromatic nature of something like gnocchi pomodor...
19:01 2019-06-18

Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee brags about wife Brittany Furlan's '100 percent natural body' Tommy Lee has never been known for his tact.The hard-partying former drummer for the hard-partying metal legends Mötley Crüe posted this photo of his new wife, Brittany Furlan, while on vacation in Mexico....
19:01 2019-06-18

Government Bonds Rally as ECB Signals Easing Soon Government-bond yields around the world fell to fresh lows for the year after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank could soon add stimulus to support the region’s economy....
19:13 2019-06-18

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scrutiny of its products....
19:13 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
19:26 2019-06-18

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

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

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

Billionaire Trump supporter says he rejected Biden's request for fundraising help in 2020 Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Monday appealed to a billionaire Republican donor for fundraising help in his presidential campaign. But the financier, Trump-supporting New York supermarket magnate John Catsimatidis, declined....
19:39 2019-06-18

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

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
19:52 2019-06-18

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

Circus Maximus rewards late entry in St James’s Palace at Royal Ascot • Aidan O’Brien sends out double on opening day• Blue Point scores repeat win in King’s StandCircus Maximus was a surprise winner of the St James’s Palace Stakes on a rewarding first day at Royal Ascot for his trainer, Aidan O’Brien, and his jockey, Ryan Moore. The 10-1 shot had finished in the midd...
20:13 2019-06-18

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
20:39 2019-06-18

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

Three charged with hate crime after 'mob' attack on gay couple outside of DC gay bar The couple has posted a GoFundMe to cover the medical costs for the victim, Braden Brecht. He is uninsured.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

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

Dwyane Wade details supporting son at Miami Pride, tells parents: 'Get to know your kids' The NBA basketball star said it's a parent's job "to facilitate their lives and to support them and be behind them in whatever they want to do."        ...
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

XFL legend ‘He Hate Me’ missing for nearly a week A former NFL running back best known for his XFL nickname has been missing for nearly a week, South Carolina authorities said Tuesday. Rod Smart, better known as “He Hate Me” from the XFL’s lone season, was last seen early Wednesday in Indian Land while driving a silver 2016 Nissan Maxima with...
20:52 2019-06-18

Red Sox vs. Twins: David Price will benefit from Boston’s road prowess “I think I’m sort of a laid-back, cool dude in a loose mood,” said Governor Cuomo, fooling no one. Cool Dude added New Yorkers won’t tolerate “getting ripped off by the MTA” when it comes to OT. No worries, Guv, I mean Dude. OT? We’re so laid back we can tolerate chunks of metal falling......
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

The inside story of why Michelle Beadle’s ESPN future is in peril Michelle Beadle’s ESPN career is in peril mostly because of things no one sees on the air, according to sources. Beadle makes $5 million per year, but refuses to take care of the responsibilities outside of hosting the network’s premiere NBA show, “Countdown.” Her failure to promote the ...
20:52 2019-06-18

This Is Not The Best Way To Try And Catch A Home-Run Ball Every baseball fan who buys tickets in the outfield dreams of exactly one thing: catching a home run ball hit by Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy. With that goal so close to his grasp in the fifth inning of Monday night’s Royals-Mariners game, it’s understandable that an overexcited Ichiro suppor...
20:52 2019-06-18

Prosecutors charge ex-aide Rebecca O'Donnell in death of former Arkansas Sen. Linda Collins-Smith A woman described as a onetime campaign aide and "good friend" to former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder in her death, authorities said....
20:52 2019-06-18

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

Australia vs Jamaica live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After a stunning comeback win over Brazil, Australia can today book their place in the next round of the Women's World Cup 2019 with a win over Jamaica today. While the Reggae Girlz are trying to pick up their very first points of the campaign. You can watch the crucial group game with our Aust...
21:00 2019-06-18

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

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

The best free stock video sites 2019 A few well-placed snippets of high quality footage can really bring projects to life – whether they're presentations, websites or your own home-made videos. Finding the right video clips can be tricky, though. Many stock video sites charge a subscription fee for their best cont...
21:00 2019-06-18

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was butchered by his mother and her partner. Bolsonaro c...
21:00 2019-06-18

AP source: Celtics’ Horford to be unrestricted free agent BOSTON (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline his player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the decision has not been ...
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

Witness: Suspect In Slaying Tried To Get Her Into His Car PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois graduate student has told jurors that the man on trial for abducting and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China attempted to get her into his car by posing as an undercover police officer. Emily Hogan testified Tuesday that Brendt Christensen w...
21:00 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 2:13PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in Jackson has expanded the * Flash Flood Watch to include portions of south central Kentucky and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in south central Kentucky, Whitley. In southeast Kentucky, Bell, Harlan, Knox, Letcher, and Pike. * Through Thursday eveni...
21:00 2019-06-18

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody. President Daniel Ortega’s government says in a statement...
21:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: Orlando Sentinel says it won’t endorse Trump ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on planned protests of President Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The hometown paper of the Florida city where Donald Trump is making his reelection announcement says it won’t endorse the president. The Orlando Senti...
21:00 2019-06-18

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

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announced last month by the Pentagon....
21:13 2019-06-18

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

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic Dominican Republic officials are investigating the death of a 55-year-old New Jersey man found dead in a hotel room there last Thursday, marking the ninth American tourist to die on the island nation in recent months....
21:13 2019-06-18

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russia and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week....
21:13 2019-06-18

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after 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 resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
21:13 2019-06-18

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say. Medical scientists, prompted by a devastating West African...
21:13 2019-06-18

Belgian monks turn to the internet to sell prized beer WESTVLETEREN, Belgium – Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world’s most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers. The Saint-Sixtus abbey, home to 19 monks, has been brewing since 1839 and selling to ...
21:13 2019-06-18

American women are timing their pregnancies to give birth in spring US moms who are educated and married are more likely to have tried for a spring birth for their first baby, according to a new study published in the Journal of Applied Econometrics....
21:13 2019-06-18

Semenya to chase fast 800m at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya will get another chance at her favorite event, the 800 meters, when the South African competes in the June 30 Prefontaine Classic in California, her agent and meeting officials told Reuters on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-06-18

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It will be the most significant UN climate summit si...
21:26 2019-06-18

Asking Artists, What Do You Need? The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council has a new artistic leader, Lili Chopra, who sees the needs of the city and the needs of artists as complementary. Her first River to River Festival starts this week....
21:26 2019-06-18

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

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
21:26 2019-06-18

Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc, recovering from cancer, will seek re-election Dominic LeBlanc stepped away from his duties as federal minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs in April after being diagnosed with a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of blood cancer....
21:26 2019-06-18

Teen who lost leg in shark attack begged God to let her live The North Carolina teen who lost her leg and two fingers in a brutal shark attack recalled every moment of the horrifying incident — and her desperate prayers for her life to be spared — in a new interview. Paige Winter, 17, was swimming with her sister and brother at Fort Macon State Pa...
21:39 2019-06-18

Police apologize for Father’s Day tweet that asked followers to turn in bad dads A Kansas police department has apologized for a tweet it put out on Father’s Day that encouraged parents to turn in dads with any outstanding warrants — sparking a backlash. The since-deleted tweet by the Topeka Police Department read: “Does your child’s father have warrants? Is he carrying ar...
21:39 2019-06-18

Teen neo-Nazi jailed for threatening ‘race traitor’ Prince Harry A teenage neo-Nazi who suggested Prince Harry should be shot as a “race traitor” for marrying Meghan Markle was jailed for more than four years on Tuesday. British university student Michal Szewczuk, 19, created an image of Harry with a pistol to his head against a blood-covered backgrou...
21:39 2019-06-18

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

‘A loss is rarely the fault of the trainer’ John Scully on why the relationship between trainer and boxer can be a complicated one The post ‘A loss is rarely the fault of the trainer’ appeared first on Boxing News....
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

Rashid Khan Registers Unwanted Record After Manchester Drubbing Rashid Khan conceded 110 runs in just nine overs which is the most-expensive spell in a World Cup match and the second-most expensive in One Day International (ODI) cricket....
21:52 2019-06-18

"Life-changing" Surgery Gives Andy Murray Cause For Optimism Andy Murray has entered the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club in London this week for what will be his first taste of action since going under the knife in January....
21:52 2019-06-18

Human remains found behind newly purchased Massachusetts home A Massachusetts contractor preparing a newly purchased home for its owner’s move-in day next month has discovered a set of human remains in its backyard. ...
21:52 2019-06-18

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

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwestern Michigan river....
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

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

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters....
22:00 2019-06-18

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloomberg News published on Tuesday....
22:00 2019-06-18

Global stocks fueled by hopes on monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
22:00 2019-06-18

Does Taylor Swift Know Who the Enemy Is? To say Taylor Swift is only just now being “political” is about as silly as saying she’s “only” been writing pop songs in the last few years. Swift may be more explicit with her politics (“politics”) now, but every public-facing choice she’s made in her come-up has been a political one, often shrewd...
22:00 2019-06-18

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump announced on Tuesday....
22:00 2019-06-18

More Like Frank DUNCE The famed conservative pollster Frank Luntz is back, and he’s carrying on with the conservative pastime of warring with elevators. Also, uh, something about how socialism is bad....
22:00 2019-06-18

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have gotten too much sympathy.”...
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

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic”– with the launch of a new online tool for health professionals on Tuesday....
22:13 2019-06-18

Tarek El Moussa shares how viewer spotted cancer in new patient-focused series Fans of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” will recall how one of their own helped to save star Tarek El Moussa’s life after writing in to point out an odd lump that they noticed on his neck....
22:13 2019-06-18

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

Suspects In Deadly Home Invasion Plead Not Guilty ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (Anderson County News) — Four men charged in a robbery that left a pregnant woman dead in Anderson County all pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning. The Anderson News reports that Austin Chilton, Jonathan Harley, Robert Jones and Derrick Morris were indicted recently on compl...
22:13 2019-06-18

More families demand information on Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — More families who lost loved ones in the Virginia Beach mass shooting are calling for an independent investigation. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that three victims’ families also want the city to release more information. Civil engineer DeWayne Craddock opene...
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

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts, Jeff Miller and Dr. Allen Sills, spent Monday and Tuesday in Indianapolis meeting with NCAA officials, college team doctors and trainers. Both told The Associated Press they...
22:13 2019-06-18

Trevor Noah on police brutality video: 'What happened to protect and serve?' Late-night comics focused on the latest Trump controversy and highlighted a viral video of cops threatening a black family in PhoenixLate-night hosts made light of Trump’s re-election campaign efforts, his interview with George Stephanopoulos, and his recent polls. Trevor Noah, however, chose to foc...
22:26 2019-06-18

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

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a scenario that officials at Tufts Medical Center, lo...
22:26 2019-06-18

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

20 cult-favorite products on Amazon shoppers love From charcoal teeth whitening powder to the best oil diffuser ever, these cult products on Amazon have thousands of rave reviews for a good reason.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

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

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

UPDATE 3-Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
22:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Dish Network nearing $6 bln deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets - Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:26 2019-06-18

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

Smart & Final changes on US$340m loan could mean losses for banks NEW YORK, June 18 (LPC) - A US$340m term loan backing Apollo Global Management’s purchase of supermarket chain Smart & Final priced on Tuesday morning but not before lead banks added a series of changes to the loan after failing to attract enough investors under the original terms, sources said....
22:26 2019-06-18

RNC's internal polling shows Trump winning key battleground states President Trump is winning in key battleground states and voters overall support re-electing him, an internal memo from the Republican National Committee (RNC) claims....
22:39 2019-06-18

Cruise open-sources Webviz, a tool for robotics data analysis Cruise, the autonomous driving research and development division of GM, open-sourced Webviz, a web-based data analysis tool for robotics applications.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

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

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

Amazon leases 15 more Boeing planes to expand air cargo network by 28% Amazon has announced plans to expand its air cargo network by 25% to 70 planes by 2021, after signing a deal to lease 15 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

Rekt Global adds new esports investor with DJ Nicky Romero Esports conglomerate RektGlobal said that it is expanding further into the music industry with the addition of a new investor, DJ Nicky Romero.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, and that a Libra Association would oversee the Lib...
22:39 2019-06-18

Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from confirmation that U.S. President Donald Trump would meet China's president to talk about trade....
22:39 2019-06-18

Deal: Apple iPad mini 5 deal gets you $70 off a new model The iPad mini series is great for mobility, it's smaller than a regular tablet and slightly larger than the biggest smartphone. The iPad mini tablets were so loved by Apple fans that the Cupertino-based company had to bring back the lineup by popular demand.One of the most recent tablets launched by...
22:52 2019-06-18

The Apple App Store continues to outperform the Google Play Store Even though Android dominates the global smartphone market with a market share estimated at 85%, the Apple App Store consistently generates more revenue than the Google Play Store. The latest data from app researcher Sensor Tower (via AppleInsider) reveals that the top 100 apps in the App Store brou...
22:52 2019-06-18

Samsung Galaxy Watch gets the One UI update at Verizon It's been almost a month since Samsung kicked off the One UI update rollout to some of its older smartwatches, but it looks like not all models got it yet. For example, the LTE-enabled Galaxy Watch received the One UI update just one week ago, while the T-Mobile Galaxy Watch got it around the same t...
22:52 2019-06-18

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

Why Yankees may favor these pitchers over Madison Bumgarner Cole Hamels pitched well for the also-ran Rangers against the Yankees in late May 2018, initiating an expectant wave that the outing was akin to an audition and soon Hamels would be in pinstripes. Shortly afterward I wrote a column indicating J.A. Happ, then of the Blue Jays, was likely more attract...
23:00 2019-06-18

Football coach born without limbs to receive Jimmy V Award Rob Mendez never played football, and never could. He taught himself with Madden, playing by tucking a controller under his chin. Mendez was born without arms or legs, a result of tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder. Still, he’s managed a career in football. First as a manager in high schoo...
23:00 2019-06-18

Madrid to suspend car restrictions in city center, EU issues warning Madrid’s new municipal government plans to suspend some anti-car emissions policies in the city center, drawing a warning from the European Commission that Spain might be sanctioned if it fails to meet air quality standards....
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

Euronext wheat eases on pause in U.S. weather-led rally Euronext wheat futures were lower on Tuesday as a recent weather-fueled rally in Chicago stalled and harvest prospects in Europe remained broadly favorable....
23:01 2019-06-18

See Kate Hudson's First-Ever Family Pic With All of Her Kids and Boyfriend Danny Fujikawa It's a party of five! Kate Hudson is most certainly feeling the love in her household. Following Father's Day, the 40-year-old actress took to Instagram to share a rare picture of......
23:13 2019-06-18

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
23:13 2019-06-18

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

Bachelor's Lauren Bushnell Engaged to Country Star Chris Lane Congratulations to Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane! The Bachelor alum and the country music star are engaged! Chris, who proposed over the weekend, shared the heartwarming engagement video......
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

SpongeBob SquarePants Assembles Its Celebrity Guest Stars for One Epic Celebration Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and has some very famous friends? It's SpongeBob SquarePants! Nickelodeon is celebrating the animated series' 20-year-run with some epic......
23:13 2019-06-18

This ingenious Chrome extension adds a ‘random episode’ button to Netflix The team at streaming news website Flixed that introduced a Chrome extension last year which added a “random episode” button to Hulu is now back, this time with a Chrome extension that lets you shuffle TV episodes on Netflix. As a reminder, we and others reported back in April that Netfl...
23:13 2019-06-18

Watch: Florida man dresses as Spider-Man to pressure wash church roof A perplexed Florida resident captured video when he spotted an unusual scene in his neighborhood: someone in a Spider-Man costume pressure-cleaning the roof in the rain....
23:13 2019-06-18

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, family and State Department confirm Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
23:39 2019-06-18

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say....
23:39 2019-06-18

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

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon....
23:39 2019-06-18

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

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but they may be nearing the end of the diplomatic road they embarked on more than 15 years ago....
23:39 2019-06-18

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

NASA says there’s ‘no doubt’ SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion has pushed back crewed flights NASA desperately needs a way to get its astronauts into space without paying for pricey seats aboard Russian rockets, but the agency’s two best hopes — SpaceX and Boeing — are stumbling a bit at the finish line. Boeing’s Starliner has been plagued by delays nearly from the st...
23:52 2019-06-18

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

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire country of Austria.Read more......
23:52 2019-06-18

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

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

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

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this fall. At the same time, a key Senate panel is poi...
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

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

Police: Video shows suspect in bus shooting was not gunman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have released from custody a man suspected of shooting three passengers on a city bus after determining he wasn’t the gunman. Officers had taken the 35-year-old man into custody after witnesses said he was possibly the gunman who fired several shots at the bus jus...
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

Mexico plans cutbacks to president's flagship 'Mayan Train' project Mexico will shorten the 1,525-km (948-mile) route for a proposed "Mayan Train" designed to link tourist hot spots and spur development on the Yucatan Peninsula, an official said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at saving about $287 million in costs....
23:52 2019-06-18

Canada's Trudeau mending fences with Trump as election fight looms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will seek to further mend fences when he meets Donald Trump in Washington this week, a year after the U.S. president stormed out of a G7 meeting calling Trudeau "very dishonest and weak."...
23:52 2019-06-18

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

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
00:00 2019-06-19

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

Costco Shooting Leaves Family of Man Killed by Off-Duty Officer Demanding Answers The man’s family has characterized him as having a mental disability, and called for more information to be released. The police have said the officer was assaulted before he opened fire....
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-Photoshop maker Adobe beats revenue, profit estimates Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
00:00 2019-06-19

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

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

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose views are more likely to align with those of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and serve as a bulwark against the more hawkish national security adviser J...
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

Trump: Esper, 'I think he will do very well' President Donald Trump stopped to talk to reporters outside the White House about putting a new Acting Secretary of Defense in place, before heading to Florida for campaign event. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Two of the world's 4 all-time hottest temperatures have occurred in the past 3 years 129 degrees. 128.7 degrees. Those unfathomably hot temperatures have officially been confirmed as the Earth's 3rd and 4th hottest temperatures ever.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Police officer who shot caregiver of man with autism found guilty of negligence Florida police officer Jonathan Aledda was convicted Monday of culpable negligence for shooting a caretaker in 2016.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Ind. attorney general sued over groping claims Indiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last year. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

VidAngel ordered to pay $62 million for family-friendly video piracy Several years ago, “clean” video streaming platform VidAngel was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after it got hit by a lawsuit from Disney, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. for violating copy-protection systems and illegally streaming videos without permission. VidAngel’s whole...
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

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as far as the horizon. Behind them, hardly visible, a h...
00:26 2019-06-19

China suspending pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
00:26 2019-06-19

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

MTA is biased against sex toy advertisements: lawsuit You won’t see ads for this Toy Story sequel in the subways. Women’s sex-toy company Dame Products is suing the MTA for refusing to run its sexy train ads while putting up similarly racy ads for male-enhancement pills, according to a new lawsuit filed in New York federal court. Brooklyn-based D...
00:39 2019-06-19

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

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

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday. The toll, 50 percent more than the 241 rec...
01:00 2019-06-19

This $99 AirPower knockoff is available for order now There are a number of key differences between Apple’s AirPower and lookalike knockoff, AirUnleashed. The most pertinent one, however, is that one of the two is actually available for purchase. Apple gave up the AirPower ghost back in March, after having gone silent on the product for some time, cit...
01:00 2019-06-19

‘Because It Is Pride.’ Cara Delevingne Discusses Her Relationship With Ashley Benson After a year of dating, Cara Delevingne has gone public with her relationship with actress Ashley Benson. Over the weekend, Delevingne took to Instagram to share a clip of the couple kissing in a scene from the movie starred in together, Her Smell. In her caption, Delevingne simply used the hashtag,...
01:00 2019-06-19

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education, the agency said 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

Fourth suspect identified in unsolved 1965 Selma murder of James Reeb William Portwood appears to admit involvement in death of white minister Reeb, killed as he marched for black voting rightsThe 1965 murder in Alabama of minister James Reeb provoked a national outcry and contributed to the passage, a few months later, of the Voting Rights Act. But more than 50 years...
01:13 2019-06-19

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion movement Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all found that a majority of citizens in those places prefer to keep abortion legal. Yet Republican-cont...
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

The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love itOn Friday, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren co-sponsored a bill to impose mandatory fines on companies that have data breaches. It was the kind of consumer welfare l...
01:13 2019-06-19

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer Metal group cancel majority of forthcoming tour as frontman undergoes treatmentMegadeth’s Dave Mustaine is undergoing treatment for throat cancer, he has told fans. The 57-year-old frontman said that his doctors had “mapped out a treatment plan they feel has a 90% success rate”, which he has already...
01:13 2019-06-19

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.The US...
01:13 2019-06-19

Corbyn to outline Brexit strategy – but unlikely to back remain Labour leader under pressure from shadow cabinet over position on fresh referendumJeremy Corbyn plans to use a speech in the coming days to outline the latest evolution in Labour’s Brexit policy – but is expected to stop well short of the clarion call for remain demanded by his deputy, Tom Watson.Th...
01:13 2019-06-19

Supreme Court-Appointed Panel Probes Use Of Black Money In 2019 Polls Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) vice chairman Justice Arijit Pasayat on Tuesday suggested appropriate amendments in existing tax laws to curb the use of money power to win......
01:26 2019-06-19

Mets place RHP Familia on DL, ship RHP Gagnon to minors The slumping New York Mets have placed RHP Jeurys Familia on the 10-day injured list and optioned RHP Drew Gagnon to Triple-A Syracuse       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the state oil firm said in a statement....
01:26 2019-06-19

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
01:26 2019-06-19

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
01:26 2019-06-19

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday that “we are faced with a humanitarian disaster un...
01:39 2019-06-19

Guatemala says it has not pledged to accept U.S.-bound asylum seekers Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain flows of people from Central America, the Interior Minister said on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-06-19

Here's How Google Is Hoping to Speed Up Its Big Upgrade to SMS RCS, or Rich Communication Services was supposed to be the messaging protocol that banished SMS to the dark ages and upgraded today’s texting experience with modern features like read receipts, better multimedia sharing, way bigger character limits, and more.Read more......
01:52 2019-06-19

'The Five' unanimously blasts AOC for comparing detention centers on the border to 'concentration camps' Was Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., wrong to compare the U.S. detention facilities along the southern border with the Holocaust concentration camps? Fox News' "The Five" unanimously said 'yes' Tuesday criticizing the congresswoman for her comments and her defense of her comments afterwards....
02:00 2019-06-19

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
02:00 2019-06-19

Rep. Collins on AOC's 'appalling' criticism of border facilities: It's either 'blissful ignorance' or anti-Semitism Rep. Doug Collins blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tuesday on Fox News Radio, calling out her "appalling" comparison of U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
02:00 2019-06-19

Robotic dishwasher saves restaurants from drudgery Restaurants and other eateries are facing a shortage of dishwashers, and for understandable reasons -- it's inglamorous work with low pay. Dishcraft, at least, thinks robots can fill that gap. It just revealed a robotic dishwasher intended to clean......
02:26 2019-06-19

You should update Firefox right now to fix a critical bug If you have Firefox on your computer, you should update it right now. Mozilla has released security updates Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 to fix a critical bug, which it says hackers are actively exploiting to take control of vulnerable syste......
02:26 2019-06-19

‘Apex Legends’ is making its worst guns more powerful Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd, and we already knew it would include plenty of exciting changes -- like Wattson, an engineer character who thrives on defensive play. Today, Respawn shed more light on what we can expect to see in terms of......
02:26 2019-06-19