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Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced the exits of COO Barney Harford and CMO Rebecca Messina, raising questions about the stability of the ride-hailing giant after a rocky IPO....

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Avenatti says he did nothing wrongful in Nike extortion case Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Monday said he did nothing "wrongful" in dealing with Nike Inc, and asked a federal judge to dismiss the criminal extortion case against him....
01:13 2019-08-20

Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar rip Trump, Israel for barring them Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday decried Israel’s decision to ban her and fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the Jewish State — tearfully recalling her family’s treatment in the occupied territories during visits and vowing to reveal “the truth” about the treatment of Palestinians....
01:13 2019-08-20

Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report Team Trump is considering a temporary payroll tax cut to stimulate the economy and avoid a slowdown — or even a recession, a new report said Monday. The plans reveal the administration’s top economic aides’ growing concerns about a possible slowdown as the 2020 election nears — despite President Tru...
01:13 2019-08-20

Elizabeth Warren scrubs website of Cherokee ancestry claims Elizabeth Warren’s team removed the parts of her campaign website that included her controversial claims of having Native American heritage, including DNA test results that showed she had only minuscule amounts of Indian ancestry. Warren’s website until Sunday included a video of the Massachusetts D...
01:13 2019-08-20

Canadian woman sues after tip of son’s penis cut off in circumcision A Canadian mom has filed a lawsuit alleging negligence after the tip of her 9-day-old son’s penis was chopped off during a circumcision — and she has kept the severed part in her freezer, according to a report. The woman, whom the Canadian Press is not naming to protect the child’s identity, s...
01:13 2019-08-20

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of economists surveyed by the National Association f...
01:13 2019-08-20

Hideo Kojima debuts six-minute 'Death Stranding' gameplay video Death Stranding director/producer/designer/co-writer Hideo Kojima has revealed the first extended look at gameplay for his long-awaited next title. Unsurprisingly, given what we know about this game so far, it's pretty wild....
01:39 2019-08-20

Reddit experiments with livesteaming Over the weekend, rumors and speculation began circulating on Reddit. Users were wondering what cryptic messages on r/pan, a new Reddit community, could mean. Today, Reddit pulled back the curtain. It announced Reddit Public Access Network (r/pan), a......
01:39 2019-08-20

Insomniac Games acquired by Sony, calls out “a special relationship” Enlarge / One of these PlayStation controller icons is not like the other. Insomniac Games' logo, third from the left, is now an official part of the Sony Interactive Entertainment family. (credit: Sony / Sam Machkovech) Insomniac Games, one of PlayStation's most consistent game developers, has be...
01:39 2019-08-20

Banger King Rúben Neves Scores The First Great Goal Of The Premier League Season One of the best ongoing statistical oddities in English soccer is that Wolverhampton Wanderers youngster Rúben Neves has never scored for the club from inside the penalty box in open play. Heading into Monday’s game against Manchester United, the 22-year-old Portuguese midfielder had 12 goals for Wo...
01:39 2019-08-20

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Seattle Seahawks Some people are fans of the Seattle Seahawks. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Seattle Seahawks. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here.Your team: Seattle Seahawks....
01:39 2019-08-20

Minor League Stadium Ravaged By The Dreaded Mumford & Sons The Pioneer League’s Missoula Osprey had to postpone all of its games this weekend when the aftermath of a Mumford & Sons concert combined with bad weather to make the baseball field mushy and unplayable....
01:39 2019-08-20

Craig Kimbrel Had To Pitch In A Ballpark Of Little Leaguers Mocking Him The Cubs’ 7-1 win over the Pirates in Williamsport, Penn., on Sunday night wasn’t the tightest of ballgames, but the Little Leaguers in attendance had fun all the way through the end. In the ninth inning, with the game far out of reach and Craig Kimbrel on just to get some reps after coming off the ...
01:39 2019-08-20

Porsche to stream Apple Music into all-new Taycan EV Porsche and Apple believe music streaming is the next advancement for in-car entertainment. The luxury automaker and tech giant are teaming up to allow drivers of the all-new, all-electric Porsche Taycan to stream Apple Music directly into the car....
02:00 2019-08-20

Boosting computing power for the future of particle physics A new machine learning technology tested by an international team of scientists including MIT Assistant Professor Philip Harris and postdoc Dylan Rankin, both of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, can spot specific particle signatures among an ocean of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) data in the blink ...
02:26 2019-08-20

PBA chief calls for vote of ‘no confidence’ in de Blasio, O’Neill The head of the NYPD’s union on Monday urged a vote of “no confidence” in Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill following the decision to fire cop Daniel Pantaleo over the death of Eric Garner. An email sent to members of the Police Benevolent Association...
02:52 2019-08-20

Angela Bassett to Receive Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock! Ceremony There are certain things we can always depend on being fact: Water will always be wet, fire will always be hot and the world would be lost without black women. Facts are facts, America.Knowing that black women make the world go ‘round, BET is once again gathering attendees to celebrate the blessings...
02:52 2019-08-20

Leaked Memo Reveals GOP Strategy for Mass Shootings: Minimize White Supremacy, Blame Left In an attempt to control the narrative around mass shootings in the United States, a leaked memo reveals the GOP’s strategy in doing so: Point the finger at the left and minimize the role of white supremacy at all costs....
02:52 2019-08-20

Y'all Gon' Make Me Lose My Mind: The #DMXChallenge Is Trending...and It's Not What You Think “There was Brenda, LaTisha, Linda, Felicia, Dawn, LeShaun, Ines and Alicia, Teresa, Monica, Sharron, Nicki, Lisa, Veronica, Karen, Vicky (damn), Cookie, well I met her in a ice cream parlor, Tonya, Diane, Lori and Carla, Marina, Selena, Katrina, Sabrina, about three Kims (WHAT?) LaToya and Tina, She...
02:52 2019-08-20

Google Stops Sharing Some Android Phone Data With Telecom Operators Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
02:52 2019-08-20

'Adult Recess' Is Booming, Because Being a Grown-Up Is Hard Decades from elementary school, people are reliving schoolyard memories with tetherball, hopscotch and Lincoln Logs at “adult recess” events, despite sore muscles and tweaked knees; “I thought back to the last time when I really had fun.”...
02:52 2019-08-20

The Age of Media Corporation Mega-Mergers Is Robbing Us of Bolder, Fresher Storytelling Disney isn’t just the first studio to have five pictures cross a billion dollars at the box office in a single year and it isn’t just the biggest film studio right now. It’s the biggest film studio in the history of Hollywood. While investors are likely very pleased with this fact, the company’s ser...
03:13 2019-08-20

The risky game Mike Pompeo is playing with an ‘authoritarian president’ A nuanced portrayal hits at the core question for those who criticized and then served Trump: How much are you willing to sacrifice your principles? Pompeo has been willing to go further than most anyone....
03:13 2019-08-20

Omar, Tlaib blast Israel for blocking their visit The two congresswomen used a rare news conference during congressional recess to try to highlight the situation facing Palestinians under Israeli policies. ...
03:13 2019-08-20

Cal State Fullerton University consultant fatally stabbed in campus parking lot, police say A consultant to California State Fullerton was fatally stabbed in a university parking lot Monday, police said, and the suspect is still at-large.        ...
03:13 2019-08-20

Kinkajou barges into Florida woman's apartment, attacks her boyfriend, officials say A kinkajou – a tree-dwelling mammal with a prehensile tail – scurried into a Florida apartment and attacked a man who had opened the front door to leave for work, according to officials.  ...
03:39 2019-08-20

Judge orders jury to restart deliberations in deadly Oakland warehouse fire case A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations Monday in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers who died in a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse....
03:39 2019-08-20

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor on track for reopening, as Navy volunteers help to clean up iconic site An iconic site in Hawaii that's been closed for more than a year is on track to reopen sometime this fall and a group of Navy volunteers are making sure the USS Arizona Memorial will look it's best when visitors step on board again....
03:39 2019-08-20

Severe thunderstorm winds in Kansas cause more than 100 cars on 2 trains to derail A line of severe thunderstorms that roared across Kansas early Sunday morning reportedly brought winds so powerful they caused two trains with more than 100 cars to derail....
03:39 2019-08-20

Tiger leaves door open to playing on Presidents Cup team U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods said on Monday he may select himself to play for the team in December but he would need to see how sharp his game is before making the call....
03:39 2019-08-20

Susan Sarandon appears to take shot at Elizabeth Warren during Bernie Sanders event Oscar-winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon appeared to take a shot at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday during a Bernie Sanders presidential campaign event in Iowa. “He is not someone who used to be a Republican,” Sarandon told the crowd during her introduction of Sanders, where she also listed...
04:00 2019-08-20

Eric Garner: New York police officer fired over chokehold death The firing comes five years after Eric Garner died during an altercation with New York Police officers. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry to protest police violence in the US....
04:00 2019-08-20

Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified Facebook, where a state-backed disinformation operation was also found....
04:00 2019-08-20

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests....
04:00 2019-08-20

Workers return to Notre Dame after toxic lead scare Officials had closed the site after finding high levels of lead in the church. Environmental, health and labor groups have accused the government of downplaying the risk of lead contamination for locals and tourists....
04:00 2019-08-20

Chinese pop stars back Beijing over Hong Kong protests Patriotic posts have been uploaded from some of the music industry's biggest stars in the region. They are seen as a show of support for China against the demonstrators in Hong Kong....
04:00 2019-08-20

Migrant rescue group criticizes Spain's offer to dock in Mallorca The migrant rescue charity 'Open Arms' has rejected a Spanish government offer for its vessel to dock at a Balearic Island port. It was the second offer the group rejected, citing an "urgent" and "inhumane" situation....
04:00 2019-08-20

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The organization sees a growing threat of militant extremism in the country....
04:00 2019-08-20

Tourism expert: 'Many say they want to travel sustainably — but then they don't' People are now aware of climate change. But almost no one wants to do without a holiday flight or cruise. A CO2 tax could change that, says tourism expert Wolfgang Günther....
04:00 2019-08-20

Teens turning to social media for news NBC NEWS-Many teens are turning to social media for their news. Researchers surveyed over a thousand teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and a large majority said it was important to follow current events. However, half got the news from Youtube. While 54-percent got it from other social media pla...
04:00 2019-08-20

Shark Survivor: “There’s Like Zero Percent Chance It Will Happen Again” A 9-year-old girl is recovering after she was bitten by a shark Friday morning at Florida’s New Smyrna Beach. Maggie Crum, visiting the area with her family from Ohio, was wading in the water when she was bitten on the lower right leg. “I’m pretty sure if it happens once then there...
04:00 2019-08-20

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres Sunday and was threatening several structures. It also damaged power lines, cutting electricity to several homes and businesses. More than 500 visitors...
04:00 2019-08-20

New Hilton hotel to be built in downtown Tucson TUCSON – Downtown Tucson will soon be home to a new dual-branded Hilton hotel. Fayth Hospitality Group announced Monday that the construction of a 76-room Hampton Inn and a 123-room Home2Suites began at 141 S. Stone Ave, east of St. Augustine Cathedral. Hilton Hotel at Cathedral Square / Courtesy: R...
04:00 2019-08-20

7th Annual DoDads Tournament is underway Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the 7th Annual DoDads Golf Tournament this Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 7 a.m., at Quarry Pines Golf Club. DoDads is a non-profit 501C-3 that benefits kids without positive male role models in their lives and single-parent families. Join News 4 Tucson’s S...
04:00 2019-08-20

Four men wanted in thefts at Oro Valley, Tucson Target stores TUCSON – Four men are sought in connection to a string of thefts that occurred at Target locations in Oro Valley and Tucson, Oro Valley Police Department released Monday morning. #metaslider_307762_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} ...
04:00 2019-08-20

‘Recess Rallies’ across the U.S. demand lawmakers act NBC- Over the weekend demonstrations in all 50 states with frustrated Americans calling on congress to take action on gun control. It’s been two weeks since a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killing 22 people. And again just hours later, when another gunman killed nine at a p...
04:00 2019-08-20

2 Southwest Key shelters in Phoenix could reopen amid allegations of abuse PHOENIX (AP) — A provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse. Southwest Key has filed applications to reopen a facility in downtown ...
04:00 2019-08-20

Vail man gets 71 years in prison for murder of wife, daughter and attempted murder of son TUCSON – The Vail man who admitted to killing his wife and daughter in 2018 was sentenced to 71 years in prison Monday morning. Hernando Enriquez was arrested on Feb. 2, 2018 after Pima County Sheriff’s Department found his wife, Sandra Enriquez and his daughter, 15-year-old Isabelle Enr...
04:00 2019-08-20

Expect dangerous heat across Southern Arizona this week TUCSON – Expect another dry day in Tucson. Tomorrow: Mostly sunny and hot. High: 105° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tucson is expected to remain dry tomorrow. A slight chance of Isolated showers will be possible for areas south and east of Tucson. Highs tomorrow will run 5...
04:00 2019-08-20

Can a person catch cystic fibrosis from someone else? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is not contagious. People only have the condition if they inherit specific faulty genes from both parents. Learn more about why people get CF here....
04:26 2019-08-20

What to know about the IUD for endometriosis An intrauterine device, or IUD, can help some people manage the symptoms of endometriosis. Learn about how it works and the possible side effects in this article....
04:26 2019-08-20

A generational shift in consumer tastes is a boon for these retailers, Jim Cramer says "These days, the consumer is addicted to convenience ... If it doesn't have a great digital presence or incredible bargains, take a pass," Jim Cramer says....
04:26 2019-08-20

El Salvador rape victim acquitted over stillbirth murder charge ‘Resounding victory for rights of women’ after retrial overturns conviction of Evelyn Beatriz HernandezA young rape victim who was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide after having a stillborn child has been acquitted by a judge at a retrial in a case that attracted internationa...
04:52 2019-08-20

U.S. Reps Omar, Tlaib speak out on being denied entry into Israel At Trump's urging, Israel denied entry to the first two Muslim women elected to Congress over their support for a Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions global movement....
04:52 2019-08-20

Planned Parenthood turns down U.S. subsidies in fight over abortion referrals Planned Parenthood said on Monday it would no longer accept grants from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers....
04:52 2019-08-20

These 7 stores are having amazing sales on jeans right now If you're in need of some new denim in your wardrobe, retailers like Madewell and Levi's are offering up some incredible discounts today.       ...
04:52 2019-08-20

G7 may end without communique due to gaps on trade, climate: NHK The Group of Seven (G7) leaders summit to be held this weekend in France may end without a joint communique due to wide gaps between member nations on trade and climate issues, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday....
05:13 2019-08-20

Surfers Unaware Of Cyanide Leak From Steel Plant For Days In US Lake Paul Grenchick was surfing with friends along the Indiana shore of Lake Michigan on Thursday evening. Little did he know, just up the river, thousands of fish were dying, and investigators were......
05:39 2019-08-20

Twitter, Facebook Ban China Accounts Over "State-Backed Ops" On Hong Kong Twitter and Facebook said Monday that they had taken action against China for using hundreds of fake accounts to sow political discord during the Hong Kong protests, marking the first time the social......
05:39 2019-08-20

The U.S. Extends a Limited Reprieve on Technology Sales to Huawei by 90 Days The Trump administration has extended a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei, even as questions remain over how much of an effect broader sanctions are having on the Chinese technology giant. Huawei has become enmeshed in the trade war between Washington and Beijing, with President Do...
06:00 2019-08-20

Evan Engram has prepared himself for this Giants moment There is the canyon-sized hole in the Giants’ aerial attack, created by the trade of Odell Beckham Jr. There is the natural growth and maturity that comes as a player ages. And there is a familiarity with an offense in the second year in a system. For all those reasons, Evan Engram looks at himself....
06:39 2019-08-20

How to fix NFL’s nonsensical preseason Well, if you’d like to look at this optimistically, take solace in this: Most NFL teams only play four exhibition games now. Every 15 years or so, that becomes five when teams are asked to take a hit and play in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. But it sure beats six. Yep,......
06:39 2019-08-20

Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro Set to Launch in India Today: How to Live Stream The Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro launch event in India is set to begin at 12.30pm IST, and the company should reveal all details including pricing and availability of the two phones as well....
06:39 2019-08-20

Mark Halperin 2020 election book to publish despite protests about harassment allegations Mark Halperin's planned book about the 2020 election has been announced amid protests that the "Game Change" co-author hasn't earned a second chance.        ...
07:00 2019-08-20

Sheryl Crow on touring with Michael Jackson: I saw 'really strange' things Crow says she hasn't watched the 2019 documentary "Leaving Neverland" that alleged new abuses against Jackson,        ...
07:26 2019-08-20

Over 900 Chinese Twitter, Facebook accounts disabled over ‘deceptive tactics’ Both of the social media platforms are currently blocked in China, but many of the accounts were able to receive access due to the use of VPNs, according to Twitter's statement....
07:26 2019-08-20

Sony is acquiring Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games Sony Interactive Entertainment announces plans to acquire Marvel's Spider-Man developer Insomniac games. The studio joins Sony WWS upon the deal's close.Read More...
07:26 2019-08-20

Westworld Awakening hands-on — Here’s one of the VR games we’ve been waiting for Westworld Awakening is a virtual reality game based on HBO's Westworld TV show. The robots have come alive in this game made by Survios and Kilter Films.Read More...
07:26 2019-08-20

Gears 5 is adding characters from Halo: Reach Microsoft revealed today during a presentation at Gamescom in Germany that Gears 5 will include characters from Halo, specifically Halo: Reach.Read More...
07:26 2019-08-20

Michael Rooker to play some guy named Buddy in Fast And Furious 9 According to Deadline, there’s a new tough guy joining the cast of Fast And Furious 9, with Michael Rooker signing on to play a guy named Buddy in a “last minute addition” to the cast. Rooker is best known for playing Yondu in the Guardians Of The Galaxy movies, and before that he played the mean br...
07:52 2019-08-20

The Terror: Infamy's second episode is a long march across thin ice “Ma,” says Chester Nakayama to his mother, “this may not be the best time to tell you this, but I’ve been going with someone.” All around them, Americans of Japanese origin or ancestry are being frog-marched by armed soldiers. “Her name is Luz.” These soldiers, or soldiers like them, had previously ...
07:52 2019-08-20

The sun sets on the Old Town Road: Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy" ends Lil Nas X's Billboard streak It’s the end of an era, as history’s greatest song (as determined by science) has finally been dethroned from its spot atop the Billboard Hot 100, with Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” taking the crown from Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” after an unprecedented 19-week run—which at least still gives “Old Town ...
07:52 2019-08-20

New Jersey woman watches Pennywise doll float into her yard, promptly burns it with fire In what’s either a clever bit of viral marketing for It: Chapter 2 or a genuinely unnerving bit of happenstance, a plush Pennywise doll covered in odd scribblings floated into a woman’s yard and scared the ever-loving piss out of her. Renee Jensen, a resident of New Jersey’s Harrington Park borough,...
07:52 2019-08-20

Russian troupe makes hilariously low-budget remakes of Titanic, Men In Black, and more Back in 2008, the cool duo of Jack Black and Mos Def starred in an odd, divisive film called Be Kind Rewind, directed by Michel Gondry. In it, Mos Def’s character gets electrocuted, becomes magnetized, and accidentally wipes every VHS tape in the video store where he works. Later, when a customer co...
07:52 2019-08-20

A return to Cross River yields absurdist tales of robot slaves, doomed professors, and other godforsaken misfits In the opening story of Rion Amilcar Scott’s second collection, The World Doesn’t Require You, the literal children of God are having a conversation about prayer. After Jeez bails David out of jail, and after David asks Jeez for money so that he can buy a drum kit, Jeez tells him to pray, and if Dav...
07:52 2019-08-20

Amazon’s Ring Barred Cops From Using 'Surveillance' to Describe Its Products Amazon’s home security company Ring quietly removed the term “surveillance” from a statement law enforcement officials provided to local news outlets, according to public records obtained by Gizmodo.Read more......
08:13 2019-08-20

Big Oil Is Scared Here is a simple truth: The world cannot build more fossil fuel infrastructure and have a habitable climate. Science bears this out, and a growing number of people around the world are putting their bodies on the line in the service of said science and habitable climate as well as protecting other n...
08:13 2019-08-20

World Cup-winning coach Noeline Taurua to leave Super Netball Sunshine Coast coach to return to New ZealandLightning assistant Kylee Byrne to step up next yearSuccessful Sunshine Coast Lightning coach Noeline Taurua is to leave the Super Netball club at the end of the season. Taurua has led the Lightning to the past two Super Netball titles and the team is top...
08:13 2019-08-20

Jill Biden to voters: You may have to 'swallow a little bit' with my husband so we can beat Trump Speaking at a bookstore in Manchester, New Hampshire, Dr. Jill Biden urged voters on Monday to consider the "electability" of her husband, former Vice President Joe Biden, ahead of the 2020 Democratic primaries and how they may have to "swallow a little bit" with the Democratic frontrunner versus th...
08:13 2019-08-20

Trump tweets promise not to build 'Trump' properties in Greenland In a surprising tweet Monday, President Trump promised not to build his signature large-scale developments in Greenland, one day after he confirmed he was looking into the possibility of purchasing the sparsely populated Arctic island....
08:13 2019-08-20

WP Standard’s Weekender leather duffel is built for life Have you heard? It’s Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. WP Standard makes exceptional leather goods, and the company’s ne...
08:39 2019-08-20

Would you pay Netflix pricing for Apple TV+? That’s what Apple’s leaning toward  On the same day that Apple decided to release a trailer for what will be one of the higher-profile shows launching soon via its Apple TV+ service (The Morning Show), the price Apple is reportedly weighing for its forthcoming Netflix rival has also been revealed: $9.99 per month. That’s accordi...
09:26 2019-08-20

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health programs....
09:26 2019-08-20

World stocks rally as Trump steps up pressure on Fed to cut rates President tweets demand for 1% reduction and more QE as markets look to central banks to bolster global economyStock markets have been boosted by the growing prospect of more stimulus measures by central banks and governments across the world as Donald Trump heaped more pressure on the Federal Reser...
09:26 2019-08-20

Life after apartheid: images from the new South Africa Thabiso Sekgala’s solo show features work taken by the late South African photographer offering nuanced, alternative narratives about life in contemporary Africa. His work focused on the idea of home and the personal, political or economic conditions that determine our relationship to it. Continue ...
09:52 2019-08-20

Elderly in Hong Kong looking to China for affordable care in retirement After spending time with his 84-year-old mother in a senior care home in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, David Lee walked up to the supervisor and asked to reserve a place there for his own retirement....
09:52 2019-08-20

President Trump decision to end DACA was lawful, Justice Department says The Justice Department submitted a legal brief to the Supreme Court Monday that stated President Trump acted lawfully when he decided to end the Obama-era immigration program known as DACA in September of 2017, according to a new report....
09:52 2019-08-20

U.S. Warns Greece Against Hosting Iran Oil Tanker The U.S. has warned Greece against hosting the Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar days earlier, saying those who facilitate the vessel, which is carrying oil deemed illicit, would face immigration and potential criminal consequences....
10:13 2019-08-20

Trump Urges Restraint by India and Pakistan in Kashmir Conflict President Trump urged restraint on both sides of the Kashmir conflict in calls with the leaders of India and Pakistan, as tensions over the disputed region have escalated between the two nations this month....
10:13 2019-08-20

Why NYC is staring down a West Nile epidemic You thought the germs on the subway pole were NYC’s biggest health threat? Nope — turns out the entire design of the city can affect your well-being, for better or worse. That’s according to Sara Jensen Carr, an assistant professor in architecture, urbanism and landscape at the School of...
10:13 2019-08-20

Tommy the tortoise, world’s oldest living pet, turns 121 It’s time to shell-ebrate! A tortoise named Tommy has become the world’s oldest living pet after celebrating her 121st birthday this week — and boy, has she seen a thing or two. The endangered Hermann’s tortoise has been in the same British family since she was purchased for £1 in ...
10:13 2019-08-20

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons c...
10:13 2019-08-20

Teen alive and well after car landed on top of him A teen in Williamsburg, Virginia, was involved in a near-fatal car crash where the car landed on his body — and then his head. According to CBN News, Juan Spence was on life support at MCV Hospital after having part of his skull removed due to swelling. Doctors gave Juan a 5% chance of living.......
10:13 2019-08-20

Fate of Brexit deal in hands of the EU: UK Conservative chairman The European Union needs to show flexibility over the Irish border "backstop" because the issue of whether Britain leaves the bloc with or without a deal is now mainly up to Brussels, Conservative party chairman James Cleverly said on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-08-20

Hong Kong leader says she hopes non-violent protest puts city on road to peace Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hopes a non-violent weekend protest that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets in an anti-government rally was the beginning of efforts to restore peace in the Chinese-ruled city....
10:13 2019-08-20

U.S. envoy offers farm visas to boost asylum deal with Guatemala In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available to Guatemalans....
10:13 2019-08-20

Two Drugmakers Closing In on Opioid Settlements Drugmakers Endo International and Allergan are in talks to avoid going to a landmark trial set to begin in October over the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the matter....
10:39 2019-08-20

Fed's Rosengren Still Doesn't See Need to Lower Rates Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren remains worried that central bank interest-rate cuts are unwarranted and could destabilize the financial sector—but signaled he’s open to action if convinced the economy was taking a turn for the worse....
10:39 2019-08-20

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined company, will get earn about $70 million when the deal closes....
10:39 2019-08-20

"No Connection" With Arrested Nephew's Business, Says Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today said he had no connection with the business of his nephew Ratul Puri, who was arrested this morning over allegations of swindling a state-run bank....
11:00 2019-08-20

Countries Are Racing To Moon's South Pole, ISRO Explains Why Chandrayaan 2 Enters Moon Orbit: Chandrayaan 2 is India's most ambitious space mission to date. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) explains why lunar mission is important for India and other......
11:00 2019-08-20

'Final Fantasy VIII' Remastered is coming out on September 3rd Were you disappointed to hear that Square Enix merely remastered Final Fantasy VIII instead of remaking it like it did its predecessor? We hope you can take solace in the fact that you don't have to wait years for its release. The developer has revea......
11:00 2019-08-20

Confidence in college plummets, 4-in-10 see ‘negative impact’ on nation As many freshmen flock to colleges across the country, new surveys show that Americans are losing confidence in higher education and a growing number see it having a negative impact on the nation....
11:26 2019-08-20

Highlights: Murray beaten by Sandgren in latest match of comeback "Andy Murray lost his second singles match since undergoing hip surgery earlier this year at the Winston-Salem Open tournament in North Carolina, USA on Monday night, losing 7-6(8) 7-5 to American Tennys Sandgren."...
11:26 2019-08-20

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year's Summer Olympics....
11:26 2019-08-20

Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don’t Realize It Exists In “How to Be an Antiracist,” the scholar Ibram X. Kendi scrutinizes himself and the rest of us for lessons on how to eradicate the scourge of racism....
11:26 2019-08-20

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is changing.US cities, where more than 80% of the nati...
11:52 2019-08-20

Australia taking six years to list threatened habitats under environment laws Senate inquiry hears that major threats to wildlife are not being recognised because of environment department budget cutsAustralia is taking at least six years to list habitats as threatened under national environment laws, an inquiry examining the country’s extinction crisis has heard.The Humane S...
11:52 2019-08-20

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world's top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output....
11:52 2019-08-20

| NYPD fires chokehold officer | Brexit pledge: WATCH the top world news videos for today NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner | Johnson to EU: Let's replace Irish backstop with alternative Brexit pledge; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:13 2019-08-20

| WATCH | Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group The Turkish government has removed three mayors from office over alleged links to a Kurdish armed group as the government arrests more than 400 people amid a deepening crackdown on the opposition....
12:13 2019-08-20

Lawmakers split over O’Neill’s decision to fire Pantaleo The firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo on Monday drove a wedge between city lawmakers — with Republicans slamming the decision and Mayor Bill de Blasio and fellow Democrats applauding the move. On Staten Island — where Eric Garner died in 2014 during an arrest by Pantaleo — GOP lawmakers backed the a...
12:13 2019-08-20

Accused cop-attacker asks for job amid sweet no-bail deal What, staying out of the clink wasn’t enough? The teen charged with head-butting a cop during the weekend’s melee at a Brooklyn housing project was given a sweetheart deal that let him walk out of court with no bail and no jail — and then had the gall to demand a job. Guillermo Lopez, 17,......
12:13 2019-08-20

Google disproves Trump’s accusation of vote manipulation Last night, President Donald Trump tweeted in his signature style accusing Google of manipulating 2.6 to 16 million votes in Hilary Clinton’s favor in the 2016 Presidential Elections. However, Google swiftly responded by denying all allegations made by Trump. Wow, Report Just Out! Google manipulated...
12:39 2019-08-20

The Lion King missed an opportunity to talk about the climate crisis | Greta Moran Like the movie’s characters, the audience is experiencing the unprecedented, rapid destruction of earth – but the film doesn’t acknowledge itThe Lion King was my first, brief encounter with grief. When watching the original 1994 movie, I bolted from the theater the moment the benevolent lion king Mu...
12:39 2019-08-20

Lufthansa will hold its ground in short-haul price war: CEO German carrier Lufthansa will continue to fight for market share in the hotly contested market for short-haul flights, where it is determined to compete with budget airlines such as Ryanair , its chief executive said....
13:00 2019-08-20

Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
13:00 2019-08-20

EU executive says Brexit backstop only way to avoid hard border in Ireland The European Union executive said the backstop option was the only means identified by both London and the bloc to avoid a return to extensive border checks on the island of Ireland after Brexit....
13:00 2019-08-20

Russia to nuclear test ban monitor: Test accident not your business Russia on Tuesday told an international organization set up to verify a ban on nuclear tests that a military testing accident in northern Russia earlier this month was none of its business and that handing it radiation data was entirely voluntary....
13:00 2019-08-20

South Africa to take 'affordable' approach to nuclear: minister South Africa will not adopt a "big bang" approach to building new nuclear power capacity but instead add capacity in an affordable way, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-08-20

A love letter to Notting Hill carnival: 'It keeps our culture alive’ – video Notting Hill carnival, held every summer in west London, is the biggest street party in Europe. Coverage of the event often focuses on negative stories and misses the celebration of the community and culture that makes the Carnival so important for London. The Guardian asks carnival veterans why th...
13:00 2019-08-20

Nevada casino workers fight an uphill battle to get – and keep – their unions Despite winning six union elections, the opposition continues through legal appeals and stalled contractsMichael Wagner has worked as a bartender at the Green Valley Ranch Casino Resort in Henderson, Nevada since it first opened in December 2001. Wagner and other workers at the casino voted to form ...
13:00 2019-08-20

Andy Murray considers dropping to Challenger level to continue comeback • Murray suffered first-round defeat at Winston-Salem Open• ‘Maybe I need play a level down to get some matches’Andy Murray is considering dropping down a level to further his singles comeback after suffering a first-round defeat at the Winston-Salem Open. The former world No 1 went down 7-6 (8), 7-...
13:00 2019-08-20

'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the billing altogetherIn 2015, music blog Crack in the Road tweeted a doctored image of the poster for the Reading and Leeds festival, erasing all ac...
13:00 2019-08-20

Ready or Not review – scrappy comedy horror is all bark and no bite A tantalising setup, which sees a newlywed playing a deadly game of hide and seek, falls apart in a film that’s neither funny or scary enough to workShuffling into a cursed late summer slot, ambitious comedy horror Ready or Not sets itself up as an exception to the rule, a genre offering that might ...
13:00 2019-08-20

'Before I was kidnapped I had friends': the girl soldiers of South Sudan | Samuel Okiror A reintegration programme has helped 360 girls leave armed groups in Yambio county but for many the trauma of sexual violence persistsLate one night in April 2015, 13-year-old Patricia* and her sister, who was 11, were kidnapped from their beds by rebel forces fighting the government in South Sudan....
13:00 2019-08-20

Italian PM expected to resign as political chaos deepens Giuseppe Conte to address Senate, two weeks after deputy PM pulled plug on coalitionThe Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, is widely expected to resign on Tuesday after delivering a blistering attack against Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League.Conte, a law professor who was pluck...
13:00 2019-08-20

Apple TV Plus vs Netflix: could Apple eclipse its biggest rival? It’s finally here: Apple has announced its flagship streaming service, Apple TV Plus, at the tech giant's star-studded keynote event at the Steve Jobs theatre in San Cupertino, California. With a parade of Hollywood actors and directors, including Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Anist...
13:26 2019-08-20

5G: everything you need to know What is 5G? 5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before.Combining cutting-edge network technology and the very latest research, 5G should offer connections that are multitu...
13:26 2019-08-20

Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell fight it out in new trailer for Apple TV+ exclusive The Morning Show Apple has finally released a full trailer for its flagship Apple TV Plus series, The Morning Show – and the drama looks to be a lot darker than we imagined.Starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell and Reese Witherspoon, The Morning Show examines the complicated power dynamics between men and w...
13:26 2019-08-20

Panel: How do you see Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde playing out this weekend? This week the panel are asked to predict how Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde will turn out, and to analyse Billy Joe Saunders hopes against two superstars The post Panel: How do you see Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde playing out this weekend? appeared first on Boxing News....
13:26 2019-08-20

Patience Wears Thin for Migrants Stranded off the Italian Coast ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy’s interior minister stuck to his refusal to let the vessel dock at a nearby Italian island in a weekslong standoff. The m...
13:26 2019-08-20

Michael Phelps Is Losing World Records, but He’s Gained Other Treasures It once seemed impossible that anyone could go faster in the butterfly. By the time it happened, the most decorated Olympian had a growing family and no problem letting go of records....
13:26 2019-08-20

San Francisco homeless stats soar: city blames big business, residents blame officials San Francisco is a city of extremes.  It's got more billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world but it's also got a homeless problem so severe that it rivals some third-world nations....
13:52 2019-08-20

Weight Loss: Add These Two Berries To Your Breakfast Meal To Lose Weight While there is absolutely no dearth of fruits out there, there are two berries that can be used in your breakfast meal to add in both flavour and nutrition....
13:52 2019-08-20

Stress May Dampen Eating Desire, Study Reveals The team of scientists involved in the study discovered a neuro-circuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat....
13:52 2019-08-20

Healthy Diet: 5 Healthy Whole Wheat Recipes To Help You Ditch Refined Flour Whole wheat, just like other whole grains, is a rich source of dietary fibre and protein, which are two of three essential macro-nutrients required for a healthy body. Here are 5 healthy whole wheat......
13:52 2019-08-20

On Ketogenic Diet? Say No To Carbs On Cheat Days! Keto Recipes: No matter whichever diet you follow, one always looks forward to 'cheat days', which happens to be a common fixture in most diets. But wait, you may have to be careful on your cheat days......
13:52 2019-08-20

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
13:52 2019-08-20

The Pentagon’s cruise missile test will open up new strike possibilities for the US military The Pentagon has shot off a developing land-fired cruise missile in a successful test of an emerging weapons system able to hit long-range targets from safer distances, potentially complementing Air Force and Army medium-range weapons now under development....
13:52 2019-08-20

S. Korean police impose travel bans on ex-YG Entertainment chief, Seungri Yang Hyun-suk, former CEO of YG Entertainment, and Seungri, a former member of the company-managed K-pop boy band Big Bang, have been slapped with an exit ban....
13:52 2019-08-20

|HarmonyGoldseekstoacquirenewassetsamiddepletingreserves Harmony Gold Mining Co. is assessing the acquisition of new assets, including AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.’s last underground operation in South Africa, as the company seeks to bolster growth and replace depleting reserves....
13:52 2019-08-20

Trump urges India and Pakistan to reduce tensions in call with leaders U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he spoke with India's Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan, and urged the leaders to work towards reducing tensions in Kashmir....
14:13 2019-08-20

Dell launches Alienware Aurora R9, G5 gaming desktops at Gamescom 2019 The Aurora R9 is Alienware's first desktop built around its Legend industrial design aesthetic, while the G5 is the first desktop in Dell's budget gaming G Series....
14:39 2019-08-20

Actor Shahid Kapoor Rides To A Dinner Date On The Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special While there are a bunch of riders in the world of Bollywood, motorcyclists are far and few and actor Shahid Kapoor just happens to belong to the latter category. The biker has had an eclectic......
15:00 2019-08-20

Watch the New Trailer for Apple TV+ Series The Morning Show A week on from the teaser, Apple has released a full-length trailer for its upcoming TV+ original series The Morning Show, the news drama starring the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and......
15:00 2019-08-20

What is a smart motorway? Speed cameras, traffic management and hard shoulder use explained Tips & advice 20 Aug, 2019 Less than half of drivers are aware of where to pull over safely when driving on a 'smart' motorway. Here's everything you need to know......
15:00 2019-08-20

Limited edition Hyundai i30 N Project C teased News 20 Aug, 2019 Keen on Hyundai's upcoming i30 N Project C? Well, numbers are limited to just 600 so you'll have to move quick...
15:00 2019-08-20

In P Chidambaram's Case, Court Takes Hard Line On Economic Offences Former Union minister P Chidambaram is "dis-entitled" from anticipatory bail in the INX Media case in view of the "magnitude and enormity "of the material produced by the investigating agencies, the......
15:00 2019-08-20

"Culture Of Violence" Silencing Dissent: Aparna Sen, 27 Others Speak Up Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society have spoken up again, condemning the "culture of violence and intolerance" that made film-maker Anurag Kashyap quit the microblogging platform Twitter......
15:00 2019-08-20

1 Soldier Dead, 4 Injured In Pak Firing Along Line Of Control In J&K An Army man was killed and four others injured as Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, officials......
15:00 2019-08-20

Assam Citizens List India's Internal Matter: Foreign Minister Jaishankar The process of documenting and identifying illegal immigrants in Assam is India's "internal matter", External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today as he held wide-ranging talks with his......
15:00 2019-08-20

Tucker Carlson Returns From His Racism Vacation With Far Fewer Advertisers Earlier this month, Tucker Carlson claimed on air that the dangers of white supremacy are a “hoax,” a move that prompted quite a few of his advertisers to flee and coincidentally coincided with him taking a quick trip “to the wilderness”. On Monday night, he returned from his racism vacation, but un...
15:00 2019-08-20

Keepers of the Sacred Flame from Ancient Rome to India The ability to ignite, maintain and control fire was a dramatic and powerful development in the habits of early humans and changed mankind’s quality of existence forever.  ...
15:26 2019-08-20

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
15:26 2019-08-20

Spain sending navy ship to bring Open Arms migrants to Spain The Spanish government said on Tuesday it was sending a navy ship to the Italian island of Lampedusa to escort the Open Arms rescue ship to Spain, in a bid to bring an end to an ordeal that has seen migrants stranded in the Mediterranean for 19 days....
15:26 2019-08-20

Pompeo says North Korea talks have not resumed as quickly as hoped: CBS The United States has not returned to the negotiation table with North Korea as quickly as it had hoped, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, but he added that Washington knew there would be 'bumps on the road' in the denuclearization talks....
15:26 2019-08-20

Brazil bus hijacker killed by sniper in Rio: police Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro shot dead a man who had hijacked a bus and taken passengers hostage, a spokesman for the Military Police said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-08-20

UK PM Johnson digs in on need to change Brexit deal after EU rebuttal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to reopen the deal to leave the European Union and to replace the Irish border backstop, his office said on Tuesday, stressing the need for a renegotiation even though the EU said a new deal was not possible....
15:26 2019-08-20

Philippines' Duterte warns of 'unfriendly' greeting for uninvited warships President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Tuesday foreign ships faced "unfriendly" treatment if they ventured into Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a swipe at China's deployment of warships a few miles off the coast....
15:26 2019-08-20

Death toll from Burkina Faso militant attack rises to 24: army The Burkina Faso military said 24 soldiers were killed in an attack by unidentified militants on an army unit on Monday, updating a previous death toll of 10....
15:26 2019-08-20

Stocks Waver Amid Uncertainty on Rates, Trade Talks U.S. stock futures paused as investors took a wait-and-see approach to trade developments and the Federal Reserve’s next policy moves. European and Asian stocks were little changed....
15:26 2019-08-20

Back-to-school cars: These are some of the best vehicles for teenage drivers Each of 2019's Best New Cars for Teens has available forward collision warning and forward automatic emergency braking, according to U.S. News.       ...
15:26 2019-08-20

How much would the US have to pay for Greenland? One estimate says half a trillion dollars 24/7 Wall Street analyzed the potential price tag on Greenland, which the Trump administration has expressed interest in purchasing.       ...
15:26 2019-08-20

Target announces launch of new food and beverage brand, Good & Gather Target announced its launch of its largest brand, Good & Gather. The food and beverage brand will have more than 2,000 items.       ...
15:26 2019-08-20

Bayer to Sell Animal-Health Unit to Elanco for $7.6 Billion Germany’s Bayer is selling its animal-health business to an American rival for $7.6 billion, part of the drug and chemicals giant’s plan to divest assets amid mounting legal liabilities from its Roundup herbicide....
15:52 2019-08-20

Qualcomm, LG Reach New Chip-Licensing Deal Qualcomm has reached a new patent-licensing deal with LG Electronics Inc., helping land its technology in a suite of wireless devices while U.S. federal regulators continue to scrutinize its business practices on antitrust grounds....
15:52 2019-08-20

Man Utd vows to take action after Pogba targeted by racist abuse on social media Manchester United says it is "working to identify" those responsible for the racist abuse aimed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media following Monday's 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers....
15:52 2019-08-20

Maurizio Sarri diagnosed with pneumonia, in doubt for season opener Newly appointed Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is likely to miss the Serie A champion's opening game of the season....
15:52 2019-08-20

Climate change may be making spiders angrier Extreme weather conditions may be encouraging an increase in angry spiders populations, according to a new study. Freak events like tropical cyclones could be having an evolutionary impact on spiders in storm-prone regions, which are already areas where the most aggressive spiders have the best odds...
15:52 2019-08-20

Planet Nine launches alternative to in-game advertising and digital currencies Planet Nine is launching a blockchain-based alternative for monetizing games that emphasizes rewards for gamers rather than traditional means.Read More...
15:52 2019-08-20

H2O raises $72.5 million to simplify enterprise AI deployment H2O has raised $72.5 million in a round led by Goldman Sachs and the Ping An Global Voyager fund, with contributions from continued investors.Read More...
15:52 2019-08-20

Hoping to ‘Make Hong Kong People Happy Again,’ This Bakery’s Mooncakes Now Feature Protest Movement Slogans (HONG KONG) — A Hong Kong bakery is doing its part to support the city’s pro-democracy protest movement by making mooncakes with a message. At Wah Yee Tang, the traditional Chinese harvest festival treat comes with a twist: slogans opposing the city’s Beijing-backed government and ...
15:52 2019-08-20

How to Force the New Android Auto Update A new version of Android Auto is finally here—sort of. Google started rolling out a beautiful new version of Android Auto late last month, and your device should prompt you to switch over to the new look and feel when you plug it into your car. If not, you’ll want to check a buried setting to force ...
15:52 2019-08-20

| WATCH | Scene where Brazil bus hijacker shot by police Brazil police block a Rio de Janeiro highway near the site of where a gunman was shot by authorities after holding at least 16 bus passengers hostage....
16:13 2019-08-20

UPDATE 2-Pompeo: 'No mixed messages' from U.S. on Huawei U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday the United States was not sending "mixed messages" on Huawei Technologies and he does not believe a U.S. blacklist of the Chinese telecommunications giant will block a trade deal with Beijing....
16:13 2019-08-20

Mexico's Cemex starts program to buy back up to $500 mln in shares Mexican cement maker Cemex said on Tuesday that it had begun a share buyback program approved by shareholders earlier this year that permits the company to purchase up to $500 million worth of its shares....
16:13 2019-08-20

U.S. shale producers challenge pipeline operator's Trump steel-tariff surcharge -filing Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing higher construction costs....
16:13 2019-08-20

General Electric ranks among riskiest long-term care insurers -Fitch General Electric Co ranks among the riskiest backers of long-term care insurance, suffering from both a high exposure to claims and a relatively small cash pile to pay them, Fitch Ratings said in a report on Tuesday....
16:13 2019-08-20

UK factories suffer from Brexit and trade war tensions - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: UK factories report weak orders and outputIntroduction: Can policymakers avoid recession?Germany could be sliding into recessionTrump demands big US interest rate cuts 2.05pm BST The early rally across Europe’s stock markets is fading...
16:39 2019-08-20

5 Kate Spade x Keds Shoes That'll Make You Kick Up Your Heels We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
16:39 2019-08-20

The Only Good Twitter Account Shows You The Rarest Cars On Craigslist The account is very simple. It is called “Rare Cars” (@rarecars), and it tweets out Craigslist listings for rare cars. Or at least that’s what people want you to think....
16:39 2019-08-20

Here's What The 2021 Formula One Rule Changes Will Look Like The Powers That Be at Formula One have come together to decide how, exactly, they can make the world’s most elite racing series actually more enjoyable to watch. We’ve talked a little bit about this announcement before, but now we’re getting a glimpse at how things will change, and why....
16:39 2019-08-20

Challenging the record books! TUCSON – We’re challenging the records today and tomorrow but the heat won’t last too long!  Today: Near record warmth and mostly sunny. High: 110° (110° in 1915) Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: Another scorcher! Highs near record! High: 109° (108° 1930) High t...
16:39 2019-08-20

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of marijuana is still illegal. The marijuana business is all cash. Now, enter Alta, a digital payment club that allows pot dispensaries to pay their bills with tokens, not...
16:39 2019-08-20

| Italy PM Conte to offer resignation Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will tender his resignation at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
16:39 2019-08-20

Miley Cyrus spotted 'basically having sex' with Kaitlynn Carter at club: report Miley Cyrus was reportedly spotted "basically having sex" inside a California club on Friday with Kaitlynn Carter — not long after photos of the two getting cozy on an Italian getaway surfaced....
16:39 2019-08-20

What is it like to report news from other countries? Emma Graham-Harrison tells us about her role The Guardian’s foreign affairs correspondent explains why it is so important that journalists have the freedom to do their job all over the world. Continue reading......
17:00 2019-08-20

Theologians: Nationalism is anathema to Christian faith A letter signed by nearly 30 leading theologians in the liberal Catholic journal Commonweal forcefully rejects any link between nationalism and Christianity....
17:00 2019-08-20

Prosecutors seek dismissal of Jeffrey Epstein case after death Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have asked the judge in the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case to drop charges against the multimillionaire more than a week after he killed himself in jail....
17:00 2019-08-20

Opinion: Why the Mercedes-Benz EQV is an electric game-changer Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd is confident about the future of the commercial vehicle segment Stuttgart’s new zero-emission people carrier could take more conventionally fuelled cars off the road than any EV yet We’re just weeks away from the unveiling of Porsche’s Taycan electric s...
17:26 2019-08-20

Electric Porsche Taycan interior teased ahead of launch Porsche Taycan Apple Music Zero-emissions sports car is in its final stages of development ahead of an early September launch Porsche has given a sneak peak inside the Taycan ahead of the electric sports car's launch early next month. The firm has released a single image showing a glimpse of a da...
17:26 2019-08-20

Regulators Flesh Out Volcker Rule Changes U.S. regulators unveiled final changes to Volcker-rule restrictions on proprietary trading by financial firms, removing a provision opposed by the biggest banks and giving some regulatory relief to smaller firms....
17:26 2019-08-20

Junk-Bond Investors Turn Picky as Slowdown Talk Swirls Debt investors are shying away from junk bonds with lower credit ratings such as those from Rite Aid, PetSmart and EP Energy, as concerns about the economic outlook ripple through financial markets....
17:26 2019-08-20

U.S. yield curve: Invert, steepen, repeat A swift steepening of the U.S. 2-year/10-year yield curve after it inverted last week may have given investors hope that the United States can escape recession. They should probably take a breath....
17:26 2019-08-20

Global stocks inch higher as stimulus hopes spur tentative rebound Stock markets edged higher on Tuesday as investors welcomed signs that more monetary and fiscal stimulus was on its way, hoping more easing would help stave off a major global economic downturn....
17:26 2019-08-20

China adds 148 drugs to key insurance list - state media China on Tuesday added 148 drugs to its list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, part of a push to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs in one of the world's largest drug markets, state media reported....
17:26 2019-08-20

UPDATE 1-Taking aim at rivals, CBOE Europe's closing auction debuts with tiny volume Europe's latest share trading platform debuted with a whimper this week as just 23,000 euros ($25,460) worth of stock changed hands in Monday's first closing auction, but its parent Chicago-based CBOE said plenty of customers were lining up to use it....
17:26 2019-08-20

Intel launches first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday launched its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
17:26 2019-08-20

Brazil's Cemig considers IPO of its gas distribution unit - exec State-run power utility Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais (Cemig) is considering an initial public offering of its gas distribution unit Gasmig, a company director said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-08-20

Now, Saudi Women Can Approve Their Kids To Travel Abroad Saudi mothers will be able to apply for passports for children in their custody and approve travel abroad under new guidelines that represent further chipping away of exclusive male power in the......
17:52 2019-08-20

Anthony Yarde: Kovalev is frustrated that he has to fight me In his own words Anthony Yarde explains that he's expecting the best of Kovalev even as he heads to Russia full of confidence The post Anthony Yarde: Kovalev is frustrated that he has to fight me appeared first on Boxing News....
17:52 2019-08-20

Mind the gap – When Britons step up Anthony Yarde is not the first British fighter to make a massive step up and take on a supposedly fading but substantially more accomplished opponent. Matt Christie looks at the lessons of history The post Mind the gap – When Britons step up appeared first on Boxing News....
17:52 2019-08-20

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production crashing to its lowest level in more than three decades and led to a dire scarcity of foreign exchange. Inflation has accelerated to more than 50%, and...
17:52 2019-08-20

NRA Spooks Trump Away From Doing Anything About Guns President Donald Trump is once again proving himself to be a coward with little interest in actually tackling America’s gun problem, despite voicing his support for “meaningful background checks” following two mass shootings earlier this month....
17:52 2019-08-20

Artists use street murals to change image of violent Caracas slum In the sprawling slum of Petare in the east of Venezuela's capital of Caracas, 31-year-old Fabian Solymar begins sketching a mural of abstract figures on a wall filled with Socialist Party political......
17:52 2019-08-20

Probation for man who threatened then-Sen. Flake PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of a Chicago man for leaving a threatening voicemail for then-Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A Chicago man has been sentenced to three years of probation for le...
17:52 2019-08-20

3 essential skills for network professionals When hiring or training network professionals, CIOs should focus on IT infrastructure knowledge beyond networks, cloud expertise, and inclusion in the budgeting process....
17:52 2019-08-20

What to Know About California’s New Police Use-of-Force Law Tuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law one of the nation’s toughest standards for the use of deadly force. Also: A stunning turn in the Ghost Ship fire trial....
18:13 2019-08-20

Harry Styles' shirtless 'Rolling Stone' cover has fans hyperventilating The cover of Rolling Stone's forthcoming September issue made quite a splash with Harry Styles' fans.        ...
18:13 2019-08-20

Home Depot says suppliers are moving manufacturing out of China to avoid tariffs Home Depot said that tariffs against China will impact about $2 billion, or 2%, of U.S sales, after accounting for all the goods that will be hit. However, costs are mitigated because its suppliers are moving to countries outside of China....
18:39 2019-08-20

Russia vows not to be pulled into a ‘costly arms race’ as Pentagon tests cruise missile no longer banned by Cold War treaty THE RACE IS ON: Just two weeks after withdrawing from the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States made good on its promise to develop a new class of ground-based cruise missile to match the threat from Russia and China....
18:39 2019-08-20

| Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence - lawyers A military court in Cameroon has handed down life sentences to the head of the country's anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers, lawyers said....
18:39 2019-08-20

Italian Prime Minister to Resign, Declaring End of Coalition Italy’s government collapsed, plunging the economically fragile country into deeper political turmoil and triggering a scramble to form a new governing coalition or hold snap elections that far-right populists would likely win....
19:00 2019-08-20

Pyongyang Complains Loudly About Quieter U.S.-South Korean Exercises The U.S. and South Korea have toned down joint military exercises, but North Korea still accuses the two nations of saber rattling, complicating efforts to restart disarmament discussions....
19:00 2019-08-20

Migrants jump overboard rescue ship stranded off Italian coast in attempt to swim ashore The ship Open Arms, at sea for 19 days with almost 100 migrants onboard, has been waiting just off the port of Lampedusa, asking to bring the mostly African migrants ashore....
19:00 2019-08-20

Ranked: The best horror movies this year (including dark comedy 'Ready or Not') Plenty of cool horror films have hit screens this year, including the new black comedy 'Ready or Not.' Here are 2019's best so far, ranked.        ...
19:00 2019-08-20

Mercedes-Benz electric commercial vehicle roll-out gathers pace Amid a global downturn in MPV sales, Mercedes' van division is confident of its survival and the transition to electrification Mercedes-Benz Vans boss Marcus Breitschwerd says the division is well-placed to begin the transition to full electric vehicle production. Speaking at the launch of the new ...
19:26 2019-08-20

Amazon streaming for September 2019: 'Legally Blonde,' 'American Horror Story,' 'John Wick 3' New TV and movies on Amazon Prime Video in September 2019 include "John Wick 3," "Legally Blonde," "Aladdin," and the "Transparent" series finale.        ...
19:26 2019-08-20

Lea Thompson Says Women Can't Be Movie Stars After They ''Push a Baby Out'' Lea Thompson is reflecting on her personal and professional life. The 58-year-old actress, who starred in the iconic Back to the Future films, is looking back at her career and how life......
19:26 2019-08-20

Millie Bobby Brown Is Launching a Vegan Beauty Brand: All the Details Love Millie Bobby Brown's look? Well, you're in luck. The Stranger Things star is launching her own beauty and skincare brand called Florence by Mills. The 15-year-old actress......
19:26 2019-08-20

Move Over Roseanne: Is Dan Getting a The Conners Love Interest? Is Dan Conner ready for love? The iconic TV character played by John Goodman on Roseanne and The Conners may be moving on from his beloved Roseanne Conner (Roseanne Barr). After the......
19:26 2019-08-20

Kristina Schulman Explains "Curveball" Decision to Keep Blake Horstmann on Bachelor in Paradise Well, fans didn't see this one coming. Kristina Schulman shocked viewers on Monday's episode of Bachelor in Paradise by giving her rose to Blake Horstmann. While the episode......
19:26 2019-08-20

Jamie Foxx Shares Picture of "#DaddyDaughterTime" With His Girls After Katie Holmes Split Jamie Foxx is leaning on the two most important women in his life: His daughters. Following news of his split from Katie Holmes, the 51-year-old returned to Instagram Monday night to......
19:26 2019-08-20

Bachelor in Paradise Gets in a Fight, and Hannah G. Finally Picks Between Blake and Dylan It's officially a bad idea to attack a pinata in Paradise. Bachelor in Paradise finally gave us that fight it's been promising, and it was just as ridiculous as we always assumed......
19:26 2019-08-20

Mysterious French modeling agent, accused Epstein 'procurer' whereabouts unknown as probe continues Criminal charges against Jeffrey Epstein are set to be tossed after the disgraced financier's shocking suicide behind bars earlier this month, but far from closing up shop, investigators worldwide are now switching the focus of the underage sex trafficking probe to hone in on Epstein's friends and e...
19:26 2019-08-20

Texas man allegedly tied boy, 6, to garage door using dog leash, hit him in the legs with hammer handle: police A Texas man was arrested for alleged child abuse after police he used a dog leash to tie a 6-year-old to a garage door and hit the child with a hammer, resulting in visible “contusions” to his legs. ...
19:26 2019-08-20

Neighbor is out to disrupt self-storage: It's like Airbnb for your stuff Got extra stuff? Got extra space? A new company is ready to make a match. Neighbor is a barely 2-year-old company that connects homeowners online with people who need storage space....
19:26 2019-08-20

This unusual strategy could be the 'sweet spot' for investors in a wild market An exchange-traded fund based in mortgage-backed securities may provide just the kind of stable income investors need in this market, says ETF.com's Dave Nadig....
19:26 2019-08-20

Shrinking U.S. Crude Discount Threatens Exports The discount of the U.S. crude-oil benchmark to the global Brent price has fallen to its lowest level in more than a year, driven by an expansion in pipelines....
19:26 2019-08-20

|Steinhoff'clearlyplotted'TekkieTowntransferpath-judge The transfer path of Tekkie Town and its shares in late 2016 to Steinhoff subsidiary Pepkor was clearly plotted even before the first transfer took place, says a Cape High Court judge....
19:26 2019-08-20

How to Record Your Phone Screen for Free You don’t need a pricey app or fancy hardware. In the video above, I explain how to record high quality footage of your phone screen for free....
19:52 2019-08-20

At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost International arts events are a platform to discuss the planet’s future. But traveling performers and visiting audiences arrive with their own environmental baggage....
19:52 2019-08-20

Arkansas State coach: Wife has died of cancer Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson announced that his wife, Wendy, has died after dealing with cancer. The news comes a day after the school announced Anderson would take a leave of absence....
19:52 2019-08-20

Little Leaguers love Javy Baez, Stranger Things and ... sushi? Yankees or Cubs? Fortnite or MLB The Show? Which "Stranger Things" character would make the best baseball player? Little League World Series players take a swing at the tough questions....
19:52 2019-08-20

Cybercriminals deliver malware using fake NordVPN website The cybercriminals responsible for breaching and utilizing the website of the free video editor VSDC to distribute malware have begun to create fake websites to accomplish the same goal.Previously the group hacked legitimate websites to use their download links to spread malware but now they have tu...
19:52 2019-08-20

Best Buy TV sale: save on the Insignia 55-inch 4K TV and receive a free Echo Dot If you're looking for a cheap 4K TV deal, then you're in luck. The Best Buy TV sale includes massive discounts on top brand TVs, which include the best-selling Insignia 55-inch TV that's discounted down to just $299.99. That's a $130 discount and the best price we've found f...
19:52 2019-08-20

Amazon Fire Stick: the streaming device is on sale and back down to $29.99 If you're in the market for a cheap streaming device, then you've come to the right place. Amazon is currently running a back to college sale and discounting its best-selling Amazon Fire Stick. For a limited time, you can get the Fire TV stick on sale for just $29.99. That's a $10 dis...
19:52 2019-08-20

Mark Robinson steps down as coach of England Women after Ashes rout • Former Sussex coach guided team to 2017 World Cup victory• Assistant coach Alastair Maiden takes temporary chargeMark Robinson is to step down as the England Women’s coach after “a wonderful four years” ended with defeat in the Ashes.The 52-year-old former Sussex coach guided England to victory in...
19:52 2019-08-20

Croatian diplomat suspended over bigoted Facebook posts Croatia has suspended a senior diplomat over Facebook posts praising a “pure” white Europe and blaming the LGBTQ community for pedophilia. Elizabeta Madjarevic was recalled from her posting in Germany on Monday after screenshots of numerous bigoted posts appeared in local media. “P...
20:13 2019-08-20

Wind gusts send mattresses flying through Colorado field Oh, give me a home where the mattresses roam … A new video captures the moment Saturday when dozens of air mattresses that were set up for a “Bed Cinema” event in Denver suddenly started moseying through a field, thanks to a strong gust of wind. Local resident Robb Manes, who captured the vid...
20:13 2019-08-20

Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising....
20:13 2019-08-20

Kane Williamson and Akila Dananjaya reported to ICC over suspect bowling New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya have been reported for suspect bowling actions after the first Test between the teams which ended on Sunday....
20:13 2019-08-20

Tomer Hemed set for Charlton debut having completed move 11 days after transfer deadline Tomer Hemed is poised to make his Charlton debut on Wednesday after finally completing his move from Brighton — 11 days after the Championship club believed they had signed him....
20:13 2019-08-20

I Love Designing My Own Controllers A couple of weeks ago, my go-to Xbox One controller got into an altercation with a 470-pound electric wheelchair and lost. After spending hours browsing online stores for the perfect pre-built replacement, I decided to return to Microsoft’s Xbox Design Lab and make my own. It’s blue, pink, and yello...
20:13 2019-08-20

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: After Two Decades Of Garbage, Hor Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: After Two Decades Of Garbage, Horror Movies Are Finally Back • My Thoughts On The Summer 2019 Anime Season • CoolMath Game 1: Hangman • Days Of Comics Past: X-Men #25 and 26...
20:13 2019-08-20

How does ESPN’s Karl Ravech make the Little League World Series so much fun? The long-time ESPN baseball host says he wants to blur the lines between the fun had on a Little League broadcast with the serious nature of MLB games....
20:13 2019-08-20

This MLB manager believes in the magic of open discussion. His players love him for it. Clint Hurdle strives to build an atmosphere of trust, leading one-on-one meetings in which Pirates coaches and players share things going well and not well in life....
20:13 2019-08-20

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one year after it was shut down to investigate cracks in its graphite core.EDF Energy is expected to res...
20:39 2019-08-20

New Jersey man shoots at home invaders after grabbing one of their guns: cops A New Jersey man shot at two masked, armed invaders after managing to wrestle away one of their handguns, according to police. The man fought back, managing to grab one of the guns after a “violent struggle,” shooting at the crooks who fled out a rear door, cops said, while cautioning th...
20:39 2019-08-20

Beloved pooch snatched outside of Williamsburg supermarket A beloved pooch was dognapped from outside a Williamsburg supermarket Monday night — with surveillance cameras capturing the moment a cruel thief snatched him by the collar and dragged him away. Heartbroken film student Bre Kelly, 21, told The Post that she and her elderly border terrier mix Theo, 1...
20:39 2019-08-20

Cuomo signs bill restricting floating digital billboards ALBANY — Floating digital billboards are headed to Davy Jones’ locker. A bill signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday restricts vessels with the eyesores from operating in New York’s waters. Billboards on boats using “flashing, intermittent or moving lights” will be prohibited from ope...
20:39 2019-08-20

Green Bay Packers' J'Mon Moore recovering after car crash Green Bay Packers wide receiver J’Mon Moore is recovering after being involved in a car accident Friday, a day after the team’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens....
20:39 2019-08-20

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield takes unwarranted shot at New York Giants, Daniel Jones Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is one of the most electrifying players in the NFL and is ready to make his mark after a historic rookie season....
20:39 2019-08-20

American teen tennis sensation withdraws from US Open after father's sudden death Rising American teen tennis star Amanda Anisimova is withdrawing from the upcoming U.S. Open after the sudden death of her father, her agent said Tuesday....
20:39 2019-08-20

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott unhappy with Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' comment, agent says Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was apparently unhappy about owner Jerry Jones’ joke after the team’s preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams last weekend, his agent said Monday....
20:39 2019-08-20

Boxing News at Five: Kubrat Pulev says “scared” Tyson Fury is using his name to get some PR, Tim Tszyu wants Kell Brook fight Kubrat Pulev denies he is running scared of Tyson Fury, and Tim Tszyu likes the idea of fighting either Kell Brook or Dennis Hogan next The post Boxing News at Five: Kubrat Pulev says “scared” Tyson Fury is using his name to get some PR, Tim Tszyu wants Kell Brook fight appeared first on Boxing News...
20:39 2019-08-20

The ‘master genius’ behind Anthony Yarde Matt Christie on the unique methods of Anthony Yarde and Tunde Ajayi The post The ‘master genius’ behind Anthony Yarde appeared first on Boxing News....
20:39 2019-08-20

Texas School District Faces Lawsuit After Staffers Fill in Black Student’s Hair With a Sharpie: ‘That’s Assault’ If ever there was a perfect justification for throwing hands, it’s the discovery that staffers at your 7th grader’s middle school filled in his fade with a Sharpie....
21:00 2019-08-20

Al Qaeda-linked Syrian militants forced to flee key rebel town The main Syrian group linked to Al Qaeda pulled out of a key rebel town following the Syrian government forces’ campaign of bombardment and airstrikes....
21:00 2019-08-20

Brazil police sniper kills armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper fatally shot an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, officials said....
21:00 2019-08-20

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield on New York Giants' Daniel Jones pick: 'Blows my mind' In a 'GQ' interview, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield called out the New York Giants for drafting Daniel Jones at No. 6 in the NFL draft.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

QB Josh McCown, 40, wasn't looking to come out of retirement. But then the Eagles called Quarterback Josh McCown, 40, was enjoying his retirement and not looking for an NFL job. But then the Eagles called, and he just couldn't say no.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

The 10 best games of Week 1 (and Week 0) of the college football season The college football season starts with an interesting first weekend. A look at the top 10 games, including Oregon-Auburn and Florida-Miami       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Ezekiel Elliott's agent: Cowboys RB found Jerry Jones' 'Zeke who?' joke disrespectful Amid a holdout by his star running back, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made a joke that didn't sit well with Ezekiel Elliott or his agent.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown files new helmet grievance against NFL, per reports The Antonio Brown helmet saga continues. The Oakland Raiders WR has filed a new grievance against the NFL, according to reports.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Manchester United "Disgusted" By Racist Abuse Of Paul Pogba Paul Pogba was assailed on social media, becoming the third player in England to have received racist abuse in the past week due to missing a penalty....
21:00 2019-08-20

Respect to the Woman Who Allegedly Spent a Staggering Amount of Time Watching Netflix While Working for Robert De Niro While we here at Splinter would never in our lives endorse criminal conduct, you have to hand it to the former employee of Robert De Niro’s who, De Niro alleges in a new lawsuit, spent literal days and days of company time binge-watching Friends and other shows on Netflix....
21:26 2019-08-20

Trucker arrested days before he planned to 'shoot up' Memphis, Tennessee, church A probable cause affidavit said Thomas Matthew McVicker planned a mass shooting at a Memphis church Thursday, Aug. 22. McVicker was arrested Monday.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Jeffrey Epstein signed will two days before his death Jeffrey Epstein signed and filed his will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Cuteness overload! Newborn baby lion cub filmed nursing and taking first steps with mom This is one lioness who definitely takes pride in her cub. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

Man armed with gun, knife, gasoline can takes bus hostage in Brazil A man armed with a gun, knife and a can of gasoline took at least 37 people hostage on a public bus in Brazil before being fatally shot by police.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

New Nvidia driver update cuts latency down to the bone (Updated) Enlarge / You don't need an Nvidia RTX 2070 Super for this update, thankfully. In the world of high-end gaming graphics cards, improvements in benchmarks like frame rate, resolution, and sharpness dominate much of the discussion. But a new driver update for Nvidia cards today also includes an imp...
21:26 2019-08-20

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and says he'll resign Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will resign on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
21:26 2019-08-20

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
21:26 2019-08-20

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in China....
21:26 2019-08-20

Fears for British consulate worker 'held by China at Hong Kong border' The Foreign Office today said it was "extremely concerned" at reports a staff member from the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by Chinese authorities....
21:26 2019-08-20

There's Life After Death Online Social-media giants are increasingly grappling with how to handle accounts of users who have died. LinkedIn is designing a plan to accommodate relatives who want to hang on to profiles as tributes to loved ones....
21:52 2019-08-20

Qualcomm, LG Reach New Patent-Licensing Deal Qualcomm has reached a new patent-licensing deal with LG Electronics, helping land its technology in a suite of wireless devices while U.S. federal regulators continue to scrutinize its business practices on antitrust grounds....
21:52 2019-08-20

Vaping Moves From the Bathroom to the Classroom Middle-school and high-school students are becoming more daring in their use of electronic cigarettes, often vaping right under their teachers’ noses....
21:52 2019-08-20

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial equipment....
21:52 2019-08-20

Rape victim at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted A young rape survivor who'd been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the conclusion of a retrial....
21:52 2019-08-20

Another massive ocean garbage patch found Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea turtles and hundreds of other marine species who us...
21:52 2019-08-20

How to Make the Pomodoro Technique Even More Effective Every few months, I try some version of the Pomodoro Technique, the famous productivity system where you take a 5-minute break every half hour, and a half-hour break every two and a half hours. I follow it closely, then I follow it loosely, then I give up. If this has happened to you, you might need...
21:52 2019-08-20

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosaurus, an armoured dinosaur instantly recognisable ...
21:52 2019-08-20

Italian officials order migrant ship evacuated amid health fears Condition of 83 migrants on Open Arms rescue vessel off Lampedusa at ‘worrisome levels’Italian prosecutors have ordered that 83 migrants onboard a charity vessel that has been anchored off the island of Lampedusa for 19 days must be immediately disembarked, citing the “explosive’’ psychological and ...
21:52 2019-08-20

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after backlash Human rights campaigners criticised ‘whitewashing’ of Egyptian government’s abusesThe UN has postponed an anti-torture conference due to take place in Cairo, following an outcry from human rights activists who accused the organisation of “whitewashing” the Egyptian government’s abuses.The conference...
21:52 2019-08-20

Sony boss wants to bring first-party PlayStation titles to PC Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) boss Shawn Layden yesterday alluded to the possibility that first-party PlayStation titles may soon launch on PC. While there’s nothing clear to go on just yet, the move would make perfect sense for the company as it prepares for the next console war with Microso...
22:13 2019-08-20

Sega’s remastered ‘Yakuza’ bundle for PS4 comes to the US With western interest in the Yakuza series the most passionate it's ever been, Sega is bringing remastered PlayStation 4 versions of its PlayStation 3 open-world Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5 games to the West. Fans can purchase The Yakuza Remaster......
22:39 2019-08-20

The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off "Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars capable of taking flight at the whim of their driver have been around nearly as long as we've had cars......
22:39 2019-08-20

Apple Music adds a Shazam-powered playlist to highlight new artists Until now, Apple hasn't visibly integrated Shazam much into its other services since buying the music discovery service last year. As of today, though, a Shazam-powered chart highlighting new artists will be available to stream on Apple Music....
22:39 2019-08-20

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California's standards and make their engines more efficient every year......
22:39 2019-08-20

Trump EPA says 'zero evidence' of biofuel waivers hurting ethanol producers U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday dismissed the biofuel industry's argument that waivers granted to small oil refineries were destroying demand and that were damaging for the ethanol producers....
22:39 2019-08-20

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that a background checks measure based on the bill wr...
22:39 2019-08-20

HBO's investing in a third season of Succession Just two episodes into its second season, HBO’s incredible, timely Succession has been renewed for a third season, Variety reports. The decision is a bit of a no-brainer, what with the ample buzz it built up in the wake of its first season gave way to its highest numbers yet. Jesse Armstrong’s hilar...
22:39 2019-08-20

Rian Johnson's Knives Out will close Fantastic Fest 2019 As if you need another reason to get your butt down to Austin for Fantastic Fest next month, the festival has officially announced Rian Johnson’s Knives Out as this year’s closing night film. Oh, but that’s not all—the second wave lineup has arrived, and with it even more excellent titles, including...
22:39 2019-08-20

In Ayodhya Hearing, Top Court Told About Existence Of 12th Century Temple Terming archaeological evidence as "credible" and "scientific", the counsel for deity "Ram Lalla" told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it referred to the existence of a "Vishnu Hari" temple in middle......
23:00 2019-08-20

"J&K India's Internal Matter": Rajnath Singh To US Counterpart In a phone conversation with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today, US Defence Secretary Mark T Esper said today that the developments in Jammu and Kashmir are India's internal matter. Mr Esper added......
23:00 2019-08-20

P Chidambaram Denied Anticipatory Bail, CBI Says Appear Within 2 Hours Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram's plea for anticipatory bail was turned down today by the Delhi High Court, opening up the possibility of his arrest in the INX Media case. Officials of the......
23:00 2019-08-20

Trump says payroll tax cut on the table, rejects recession warnings President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he's been considering a payroll tax cut but rejected the notion that he's worried about a possible recession on the horizon....
23:00 2019-08-20

Greenland leader: Trump's idea to buy island territory 'not something to joke about' Greenland's premier rejected the idea of the United States purchasing the large Artic island Tuesday after President Trump floated buying the semi-autonomous Danish territory over the weekend....
23:00 2019-08-20

Trump derides Scaramucci as 'another disgruntled employee' in latest Twitter attack President Trump took another shot at his former communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, on Tuesday, claiming that he was fired for "gross incompetence."...
23:00 2019-08-20

Bret Baier fires back at Trump's Fox News-bashing, challenges him to an interview The 49-year-old "Special Report' host was responding to a recent clip of Trump telling reporters that "Fox is a lot different than it used to be."        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Barron Trump: First son grows up With his father, Donald Trump, always in the spotlight, Barron Trump has grown up before our eyes. Now first son, he turned 13 on March 20, 2019.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres and Pink defend Harry & Meghan from 'malicious' media coverage Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres and Pink defend Harry and Meghan on Twitter from "distorted and malicious" media coverage as "eco-hypocrites."        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Barron Trump is taller than his mom, even in her heels, and he's sporting a new haircut Is Barron Trump going to end up as the tallest Trump? Looks that way, and he's got a hip new haircut.        ...
23:00 2019-08-20

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on the moon....
23:00 2019-08-20

Teva launches generic version of EpiPen for young children Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children available in most retail pharmacies at $300 for a 2-pack....
23:26 2019-08-20

Expert panel updates advice on BRCA cancer gene screening (Reuters Health) - Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are associated with increased risks for breast, ovarian, and other cancers, but only certain women stand to benefit from genetic testing, according to updated recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)....
23:26 2019-08-20

Wall Street rally ends as financial shares slide Financial shares led U.S. stocks lower on Tuesday to end a three-day rally as investors awaited comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at the end of the week....
23:26 2019-08-20

As trade war drags on, new Bunge CEO looks to avoid 'stroke-of-the-pen' risk A year removed from a losing bet that the U.S.-China trade war would be promptly resolved, global grains trader Bunge Ltd is facing an even more uncertain business environment, with a new chief executive who is determined not to get burned again....
23:26 2019-08-20

It's the Fed, but the world will have its say The U.S. Federal Reserve has a purely domestic mandate, answerable to an elected Congress and facing nearly daily demands from an outspoken president....
23:26 2019-08-20

Oil steadies as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown, after falling earlier on concerns over future demand....
23:26 2019-08-20

Flaws in Cellphone Evidence Prompt Review of 10,000 Verdicts in Denmark Data offered in court was flawed when technical errors linked some phones to the wrong towers or created a less-detailed picture of their locations, officials said....
23:26 2019-08-20

Trump decides that Democratic-voting Jewish Americans are either ignorant or ‘disloyal’ A Pew Research Center study found that nearly two-thirds of Jewish Americans identified as Democrats or as independents who generally vote Democratic....
23:52 2019-08-20

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse online....
23:52 2019-08-20

Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe? A New Study Reignites a Long-Standing Debate A study published in JAMA Pediatrics has given new life to a long-running debate: whether adding fluoride to drinking water is a prudent way to prevent tooth decay, or a potentially toxic mistake. The research, which focused on mother-child pairs from six Canadian cities, found that high fluoride ex...
23:52 2019-08-20

Kristen Gillibrand unveils plan to tackle mental health 'crisis' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday to take on the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove the stigma that she said has existed for too long....
00:13 2019-08-21

UPDATE 1--Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
00:13 2019-08-21

Keanu Reeves set to return for The Matrix 4 The $1.6bn sci-fi franchise is returning with Lana Wachowski at the helm and the original stars back in front of the cameraKeanu Reeves is set to return to the world of The Matrix with a fourth chapter now officially confirmed.Lana Wachowski, who created the franchise with sister Lilly, will also re...
00:39 2019-08-21

Best Fitbit 2019: which is right for you? Are you scouring online for the very best Fitbit? You've come to the right place. Fitbit was one of the very first wearable tech companies to bring step counts, badges and calorie burn information to our phones with its early devices, like the Ultra, the Fitbit One and then the Fitbit Flex. ...
00:39 2019-08-21

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimhan....
00:39 2019-08-21

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to access. Here’s what you need to know....
01:00 2019-08-21

Norris: I’ll learn more "on the limit" at McLaren in rookie F1 year McLaren Formula 1 rookie Lando Norris believes he will gain more by being "on the limit" this season than being conservative because he still has "a lot" to learn...
01:00 2019-08-21

Rebellion adds extra LMP1 entry for WEC opener at Silverstone Rebellion Racing has made a late entry of a second privateer LMP1 car for the opening round of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone next month...
01:00 2019-08-21

Super-Earth at a nearby star is a Mercury-like hunk of rock Enlarge / An artist's view of what's undoubtedly the cooler side of the planet. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) The most common star in our galaxy is a red dwarf, smaller and dimmer than the Sun. Because these small stars put out much less radiation, the region where planets could have liquid w...
01:00 2019-08-21

Yubico launches its dual USB-C and Lightning two-factor security key Almost two months after it was first announced, Yubico has launched the YubiKey 5Ci, a security key with dual support for iPhones, Macs and other USB-C compatible devices. Yubico’s newest YubiKey is the latest iteration of its security key built to support a newer range of devices, including ...
01:00 2019-08-21

Lee Daniels Is Giving Back and Moving Artists Forward With a New Creative Workshop Mentorship is something that’s a rarity for many creatives. Too many people go through their respective fields making mistakes that could have been easily avoided if someone took the time to point them in the right direction. Now, before you start your thumb thuggery, I am not saying mentors do not ...
01:26 2019-08-21

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits....
01:26 2019-08-21

Louisiana State University police investigate report of armed intruder Police searched the flagship Baton Rouge campus of Louisiana State University on Tuesday in response to an unconfirmed report of an "armed intruder" in a central campus building, but there were no injuries or shots fired, the school said on Twitter....
01:26 2019-08-21

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after the widely criticized 2007 plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes....
01:26 2019-08-21

Trump could 'certainly' support Russia's return to what would be the G8 President Donald Trump expressed his support for reinstating Russia into the G7 days before the group of leading industrialized nations convenes for its annual summit in France....
01:26 2019-08-21

Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's death is charged in a second case The man suspected of killing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was charged Tuesday with sexual abuse and kidnapping of another woman.        ...
01:52 2019-08-21

Phoenix police must now report whenever they point a gun at someone Chief Jeri Williams provided an update on Phoenix Police Department changes following a record number of police shootings in 2018.        ...
01:52 2019-08-21

Trevor Rosenthal’s path to Yankees roster won’t be easy OAKLAND, Calif. — Trevor Rosenthal has had a miserable season pitching for the Nationals and Tigers, but that doesn’t mean the right-handed reliever has no chance of reaching the big leagues with the Yankees when rosters expand Sept. 1. The 29-year-old Rosenthal signed a minor league contract with t...
01:52 2019-08-21

Ex-Mets Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo allegedly linked to drug ring Former Mets stars Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo were implicated by authorities Tuesday in an international drug-trafficking ring among the biggest in the history of their native Dominican Republic. Dotel, 45, was arrested and Castillo, 43, named as an alleged member of the cocaine and opioid empir...
01:52 2019-08-21

Trump ‘thinking about’ payroll tax cut after admin said no A day after the White House said a payroll tax cut was not on the table, President Trump asserted Tuesday he was considering one. “Payroll taxes is something I have been thinking about. Many people would like to see that,” the president told reporters at the White House before a sit-down with Romani...
01:52 2019-08-21

Facebook Hiring Journalists To Curate Its New News Tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed plans for a News Tab that will be edited by seasoned journalists, in a departure from its longstanding practice of letting algorithms dictate a user's experience....
02:13 2019-08-21

Hillary Clinton hosting DNC fundraiser with tickets priced as high as $50G: report Failed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will host a pricey fundraising event at her Washington, D.C., mansion as her party struggles to match the quick pace of Republicans' fundraising before 2020....
02:13 2019-08-21

Two tigers seized from traffickers every week, report finds Closure of tiger farms among urgent steps needed to protect species, wildlife summit hearsTwo illegally smuggled tigers per week are being seized by officials, according to a report, but this represents only a tiny fraction of those being killed.The report, by the wildlife trade experts Traffic, was...
02:13 2019-08-21

Rupee Extends Decline To Second Day Amid Rising Oil Prices: 10 Points Extending its decline for a second straight day, the rupee fell by as much as 34 paise - or 0.53 per cent - to 71.81 against the dollar on Tuesday. After opening lower against the greenback at 71.56,......
02:13 2019-08-21

Genpact Hikes Salaries Of India Content Team Working For Facebook As of February, Genpact employed more than 1,600 employees in its Facebook teams in Hyderabad, more than 10 per cent of the 15,000 the social network said were working on content moderation worldwide....
02:13 2019-08-21

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations. Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan meet annually as a group. T...
02:39 2019-08-21

Julián Castro Becomes the 10th Candidate to Qualify for Next Month’s Democratic Presidential Debates (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has qualified for the next presidential debates, taking place in September in Houston. The former Obama housing chief and former mayor of San Antonio earned 2% in a new CNN poll of Democratic voters. That makes him the 1...
02:39 2019-08-21

U.S. conservatives say Facebook needs 'significant work' to address concerns: former senator A review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that political conservatives believe Facebook Inc needs to do "significant work" to satisfy their concerns that the social media website is biased, describing policies and examples that they found problematic without laying out evidence of syste...
02:39 2019-08-21

Cupid and Psyche: True Love Conquers All The mythological tale of Cupid and Psyche is one of the few Greek and Roman myths that has not fully become assimilated into modern consciousness. Though adapted somewhat into the better known "Beauty and the Beast"—first written by French author Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont as "La Belle et la ...
02:39 2019-08-21

Invisible Ink on Nile Papyrus Revealed by Groundbreaking Method The first thing that catches an archaeologist's eye on the small piece of papyrus from Elephantine Island on the Nile is the apparently blank patch.  ...
02:39 2019-08-21

China fights back after Twitter, Facebook suspend state-backed accounts China said on Tuesday it had a right to put out its own views after Twitter and Facebook said they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said on Monday it suspended 936 accounts and the operations app...
03:26 2019-08-21

Critics cast doubt on CEO pledge to downgrade shareholders Corporate America’s lobbying group, the Business Roundtable, says it will no longer put shareholders first — but critics aren’t buying it. The powerful business lobbying group, led by JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, changed its definition of the purpose of a corporation Monday by giving ...
03:26 2019-08-21

Causes and home remedies for dark lips Lip color varies from person to person. The lips can become darker for various reasons, and people can use home remedies to care for their lips. Learn about causes and treatments for dark lips here....
03:26 2019-08-21

Crashing on the Couch Isn't So Bad With Burrow's New Sleep Kit I don’t care how nice your sofa is. Unless it’s a futon (and sometimes, even then), sleeping on it probably doesn’t feel amazing. But now, the DTC couch connoisseurs at Burrow are out to change that with their newest release: The Sleep Kit, an innovation for couch surfers everywhere....
03:26 2019-08-21

The Kinja Deals Guide to the Best Back-to-School Deals [Updating] As summer comes to a close, all the little tax write-offs will soon be out of the house and back to school. We’ll be updating this post with the best deals around to make sure your kid’s education won’t drain your bank account quite as quickly as it could....
03:26 2019-08-21

Land Cruiser Canceled? Here's Toyota's Non-Denial Denial The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the most capable SUVs on and off the road today. It’s also one of Toyota’s longest-running U.S. nameplates, but this week rumors have been circulating about its impending demise amid slowing sales. Toyota responded, but not in the most reassuring way....
03:26 2019-08-21

An Australian Court Has Upheld Child Sex Convictions Against Cardinal George Pell (MELBOURNE, Australia) — An Australian appeals court by a 2-1 ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. The Victoria state Court of Appeal rejected Pell’s appeal of the unanimous verdicts a ...
03:52 2019-08-21

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters....
04:13 2019-08-21

First, Players Destroyed Their Guitar Controllers, Then Developers Destroyed The Game Who among us hasn’t dreamed of standing on a stage and smashing a guitar? Last weekend, a new Guitar Hero-style game let a few lucky players do just that, turning a real guitar into splinters and shards after they finished their song. Then, in one final, irreversible smash, the developers deleted al...
04:39 2019-08-21

Peruvian Tekken Players Shock Visiting Korean Powerhouses A trio of strong South Korean competitors traveled to Peru last weekend for a major Tekken 7 event, but they were met with fierce resistance by a group of local players who managed to keep Korean players from winning even a single game in the finals....
04:39 2019-08-21

Surprise, That Amazing Saga Collection Is Out Tomorrow Earlier this year, while also announcing that Saga would officially end after 108 issues, Image Comics revealed a gorgeous, humongous collection of all 54 issues of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ beloved sci-fi epic, representing exactly one half of the tale so far. It was meant to be out in Oc...
04:39 2019-08-21

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission in the region....
04:39 2019-08-21

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
04:39 2019-08-21

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig throw hat into title ring Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have dominated discussion about who might win this season's Bundesliga title. But RB Leipzig's commanding start to the campaign could signal a three-horse race....
04:39 2019-08-21

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer files motion to move trial out of NYC In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany County or Suffolk County on Long Island....
04:39 2019-08-21

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from jail Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications....
04:39 2019-08-21

Hamas threatens Israel over aid payments to poor The militant group Hamas threatened Tuesday to escalate violence if the Israeli government doesn't allow an installment of cash from the Qatari government to reach the poor in Gaza....
04:39 2019-08-21

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan's use of private jets Singer Elton John has waded into a furor about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets, calling on the British media to stop what he called "assassinations" of the couple's characters....
04:39 2019-08-21

U.S. military tests ground-based cruise missile A ground-launched cruise missile was successfully fired in a test Sunday, the Pentagon said. The test is the first since the U.S. pulled out of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier this month....
05:00 2019-08-21

Cramer's lightning round: Cronos, Aphria have eclipsed Canopy in the cannabis business "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
05:00 2019-08-21

College football notebook: Clemson's Lawrence tops preseason All-America team Clemson sophomore quarterback Trevor Lawrence, a Heisman Trophy favorite entering the 2019 season, headlines The Associated Press preseason All-America team, which was released Tuesday....
05:26 2019-08-21

Lakers taking time to replace Cousins DeMarcus Cousins likely will miss the 2019-20 season with a torn ACL, leaving the Lakers with a big hole to fill alongside Anthony Davis and LeBron James....
05:26 2019-08-21

CAS to hear Chinese champion Sun's case in public A case in which China's multiple world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang is accused of anti-doping violations will be held in public in a break from usual procedure, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said in a statement on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-08-21

Egyptian security forces kill 11 suspected militants in Sinai Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, the ministry of interior said on Tuesday....
05:26 2019-08-21

Dolly Parton's iconic fashion celebrated in new exhibit at Opry House Dubbed “Dolly: My Opry Memories,” the exhibit runs Sept. 3 – Oct. 31 in the Opry House’s historic Studio A.        ...
05:26 2019-08-21

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director. In a brief statement Tuesday, the opera compan...
05:26 2019-08-21

What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two solo Spider-Man films starring Tom Holland, have reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights for the characters, according to a report from Var...
05:26 2019-08-21

On Becoming a God in Central Florida Is a Delightful Summer Dramedy About Sunshine-State Strivers It’s hard to live up to a title like On Becoming a God in Central Florida—and at first the new Showtime dramedy seems doomed to disappoint. Set in an Orlando suburb in 1992, it opens with a crisis in the marriage of Travis (Alexander Skarsgard) and Krystal Stubbs (Kirsten Dunst). Travis ...
05:26 2019-08-21

Lean Mako Vunipola hungry to return for England against Ireland • Prop has been out since May with hamstring injury• Vunipola at lowest weight since 2016 Australia tourNo England player is keener to run around a rugby field this bank holiday weekend than Mako Vunipola, who is set to make his long-awaited comeback from injury against Ireland on Saturday.The Sarac...
05:52 2019-08-21

Damn, No Greenland President Deals is up to it again! Over the past week, word got out that the White House has been exploring some kind of arrangement to buy the autonomous Danish territory of Greenland—which in addition to giving the U.S. more military access to a strategic point of the globe, would enable American ...
05:52 2019-08-21

Lana Wachowski Is Helming The Matrix 4, With Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Returning Time to grab your pleather pants and hack into some robots, because The Matrix is back, baby. Variety has revealed that The Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski will write and direct a fourth film in the series, with original series stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss set to return as Neo and Trinit...
05:52 2019-08-21

It Could Crack 120 Degrees in Death Valley as Extreme Heat Roasts Much of the U.S. Death Valley is no stranger to scorching temperatures, but the heat gripping the park and surrounding area still stands out for its intensity and scope. The park is expected to see temperatures climb as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit this week thanks to a heat wave that’s toppling records from coast...
05:52 2019-08-21

Gang members laugh while receiving life sentences for shooting cop Two California gang members convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report. Jamie Caudillo and Steven Rincon stood trial for shooting at former Merced Police Officer Ryan Rasmussen durin...
06:26 2019-08-21

Emergency declaration issued ahead of ‘Storm Area 51’ event Nevada officials have issued an emergency declaration ahead of the viral “Storm Area 51” raid that’s supposed to happen next month — fearing they could be overwhelmed by all the people who show up trying to “see them aliens.” “Oh, we’re taking this seriously,” Lin...
06:26 2019-08-21

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless in public in the city of Laconia, arguing the ord...
06:26 2019-08-21

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
06:52 2019-08-21

UA students carjacked at gunpoint, speak out TUCSON – A boyfriend and girlfriend just moved into their University of Arizona apartments. A date night that was supposed to be fun, turned into a nightmare at gunpoint. “I normally park my car across the street because there is free parking there and the garages are open for free on th...
06:52 2019-08-21

TPD investigating serious injury motorcycle collision on east side TUCSON- The intersection of Golf Links and Kolb will be closed for the next few hours as Tucson Police investigate a serious-injury collision involving a motorcycle. The conditions of both drivers have not been announced. Officials advise drivers in the area to find an alternate route. TRAFFIC ALER...
06:52 2019-08-21

WWII veteran and POW survivor honored with Purple Heart United States Senator Martha McSally presented 95-year-old Walter Ram with a Purple Heart Tuesday. Ram, a World War II veteran and P.O.W. survivor, began his service enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps at the age of 16. For nearly five years, Ram served as a radio operator and gunner. During his si...
06:52 2019-08-21

Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X family planning program Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it was withdrawing from Title X, the federal family planning program that provides affordable birth control, over a new Trump administration rule that bars clinics in the program from giving abortion provider referrals. Calling the provision an “unet...
06:52 2019-08-21

Stop washing that chicken! (NBC News) Should you rinse raw poultry? Advice over the years has been conflicting. Even cooking legends Julia Child and Jacques Pepin disagreed, but a new study from the Department of Agriculture has a definitive answer: Don’t do it! “The sink could be a source of cross contamination,&...
06:52 2019-08-21

Delivery man accused of beating elderly woman with mallet, setting her on fire in Florida home BOCA RATON, Fla. (WPTV) — A delivery worker contracted through Best Buy is accused of beating an elderly woman with a mallet, dousing her with a toxic chemical, and setting her on fire inside her Boca Raton home. According to an arrest report, police responded to a home in the Colonnades at Glen Oak...
06:52 2019-08-21

Bear scare: teens come face-to-face with black bear (KCRA) Two teenage boys said they learned an important lesson after finding a bear inside their vacation home in Truckee, California. Hayes Sherman and Bobby Harden were watching TV Saturday when they heard loud rummaging coming from the kitchen. Turns out, it was a 250-pound black bear raiding the ...
06:52 2019-08-21

PACC, Kino Sports to host second free vaccine clinic Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center TUCSON – Pet owners? Did you miss the first free community vaccine and microchip clinic earlier this summer? If so, we got good news for you, Pima Animal Care Center and Kino Sports Complex will hold a second one on Aug. 31. The free clinic will begin at 8 a.m. and ...
06:52 2019-08-21

ADOT: Traveler ID deadline gets closer PHOENIX – Arizona Department of Transportations is reminding passengers about the new federal identification requirements. The new Traveler ID replaces the holder’s current card and is distinguished by a gold star in the upper right-hand corner –it indicates the holder verified his or her identity t...
06:52 2019-08-21

Wife of ex-president of Honduras convicted in corruption case A Honduran court convicted the wife of former President Porfirio Lobo on graft charges, including siphoning funds from programs designed to help poor children, a judicial official said on Tuesday....
06:52 2019-08-21

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those answers underwater. “It’s a relatively new science,” said Joanne Muller, a scient...
07:52 2019-08-21

US Ports Brace For Surge Of Imports Ahead Of New Tariffs On China The latest lurches in President Donald Trump's trade war with China set the stage for a potential repeat of late 2018 when goods flooded into America's ports to beat new tariffs....
07:52 2019-08-21

2 Tourists Took Sand From Italy Beach As Souvenir. Now They Face Jail According to local media, two French tourists were charged last week with stealing nearly 90 pounds of sand from Chia beach, on the southern coast of Sardinia....
07:52 2019-08-21

No Relief For P Chidambaram For Now, Chief Justice To Review Bail Request Former union minister P Chidambaram was granted no immediate relief by the Supreme Court this morning after he asked for an urgent hearing on his petition against the rejection of anticipatory bail in......
07:52 2019-08-21

No Immediate Relief For P Chidambaram As Matter Sent To Chief Justice Congress MP P Chidambaram's lawyer has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation under what law his client has been told to appear within two hours in an alleged corruption case....
07:52 2019-08-21

"Under What Law?": P Chidambaram's Lawyer To CBI On 2-Hour Notice Congress MP P Chidambaram's lawyer has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation under what law his client has been told to appear within two hours in an alleged corruption case. The CBI on Tuesday......
07:52 2019-08-21

'No threat': LSU returns to normal after reporting possible 'armed intruder' on campus A possible 'armed intruder' was reported on the campus of Louisiana State University, and the school tweeted a warning to "run, hide or fight."        ...
08:13 2019-08-21

‘Cocooning’ parents want family to stay the hell away from newborns When Nicolle and Brad Pritchard bring their newborn home from the hospital in a couple of weeks, they’ll arrive to an empty apartment: no friends, no family, not even their own parents. That’s because the Pritchards have imposed a strict visiting policy: no guests at their Bed-Stuy apart...
08:13 2019-08-21

California freeway crossing to give wildlife room to roam LOS ANGELES — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, the lonesome big cat has become a symbol......
08:13 2019-08-21

'Charles E. Burchfield: Transitions' Review: A Change of Seasons An exhibition looks at the painter’s passion for creating single artworks that would show the passage of time, with its transformations in nature, sound and light effects....
08:39 2019-08-21

Idiot Squirrel On The Field Successfully Invades Consecutive Twins Games For the second night in a row, a daring squirrel has invaded the field at the Twins’ stadium. Monday night the furry fellow invaded the home dugout and sent several players fleeing in terror. Tuesday night our intrepid rodent pal bolted down the first baseline, nutmegged a baserunner, briefly leapt ...
08:39 2019-08-21

Jerry Jones Asserts His Right To Be A Dickweed About Ezekiel Elliott Jerry and Stephen Jones held a press conference Tuesday with Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith, who just signed a hefty five-year extension with the team. Smith’s successful negotiations stand in stark contrast to those of wide receiver Amari Cooper, quarterback Dak Prescott, and running back Ezekiel ...
08:39 2019-08-21

Report: Octavio Dotel And Luis Castillo Arrested In Narcotics Sting In Dominican Republic Who is ready for a particularly grim session of Let’s Remember Some Guys? Because according to reports coming out of the Dominican Republic, former MLB players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo have been arrested in what authorities have described as “the largest operation against organized crime” in ...
08:39 2019-08-21

Add Baker Mayfield To The List Of People Who Think It Was Dumb To Draft Daniel Jones At this point you are not exactly going out on a limb when you say it was stupid for the New York Giants to draft Daniel Jones. Everybody is already saying this, and will likely continue to say it up until the point Jones throws a bunch of touchdowns and leads the Giants to the playoffs. With that i...
08:39 2019-08-21

Jimmy Garoppolo's Return Was Pretty Miserable The important thing is that Jimmy Garoppolo is healthy. It has to be, because to focus on the 49ers quarterback’s performance in his first game action since tearing his ACL in Week 3 last season is to invite some serious collar-tugging....
08:39 2019-08-21

Scaramucci launching PAC to 'dismantle' Trump: I can possibly move 'eight percent' of his voters Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is launching a PAC in order to "dismantle" President Trump and claims he could potentially sway as much as eight percent of his voters....
08:39 2019-08-21

Where these injured Yankees stars stand now OAKLAND, Calif. — The Yankees received good news Tuesday concerning injured right-handers Luis Severino and Dellin Betances, who are rehabbing in Tampa. Severino threw a short side session and is scheduled to face hitters on Thursday. Betances will throw a side session on Wednesday in which he will ...
08:39 2019-08-21

Yankees would do well to avoid dangerous A’s in the playoffs OAKLAND , Calif. — Man, this American League playoff field is starting to look more treacherous than landing the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. Meet the 2019 A’s. Same (sort of) as the 2018 A’s. The Yankees’ season introduction to the perennial young upstarts from Northern California did ...
09:00 2019-08-21

|LocalbodiesslamEU-fundedstudyonSA'sshrinkingpoultryindustry An EU-funded study has found that part of the reason for the crisis of SA's poultry industry is due to limited investment in building production capacity and shortcomings in SA's business model. Local bodies, however, have disputed this....
09:00 2019-08-21

|TheSAliquormarketischanging-thesearethenewfavourites,saysexpert The way South Africans are consuming certain liquors is changing from traditional, heritage brands to modern, urban brands, says a fine liquor merchant....
09:00 2019-08-21

|AR25bnhorrorasGhana'sinvestorscan’tgettheirsavings As much as 5 billion cedis is tied up in unlisted bonds, direct private-equity stakes and other deals with small- and medium-sized businesses, according to the SEC....
09:00 2019-08-21

Our favorite pod coffee maker is down to its lowest price ever The Nespresso VertuoPlus by Breville is the best single-serve pod coffee machine we've tested, and right now you can get it for its lowest price ever.       ...
09:26 2019-08-21

Trump Says Russia Should Be Readmitted to G7 President Trump issued his latest call for ending Moscow’s international pariah status, but the idea is likely to earn a cool reception at the annual Group of 7 summit starting this weekend....
09:52 2019-08-21

Trump Expected to Nominate Pompeo Deputy to Be Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, has been confirmed once by the Senate. Should President Trump send him to Moscow, he would face a new hearing....
09:52 2019-08-21

Pose's second season finale serves romance, drama, and spectacle Pose’s triumphant finale doesn’t tie up all the storylines from its second season (hello, does Elektra still have a dissolved body in her closet?), but it hits all the right emotional beats for the show, bringing a season that took a lot of big swings—not all of which hit their target—to a head and ...
09:52 2019-08-21

The new dogs from Disney+'s live-action Lady And The Tramp sure look like dogs Disney has been absolutely stuffing the box office lately with live-action (or “live-action”) remakes of its classic animated films, but at least one animated classic evidently does warrant the big-screen revival that Aladdin and The Lion King recently got. Last March, the company announced that it ...
09:52 2019-08-21

This Is Knot a Drill: Knotted Headbands Are the Trendiest Hair Accessories to Wear Right Now Scrunchies had their moment, but like it or knot, this fall, it’s all about the knotted headband. This hair accessory is by no means new, but as brands release their new arrivals for next season, these headbands keep rising to the top (knot). Anecdotally, knotted headbands have absolutely flooded my...
10:13 2019-08-21