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Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death

California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death

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Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
18:52 2019-06-27

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
16:00 2019-07-13

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americans for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
11:13 2019-06-19

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americas for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against its people....
09:26 2019-06-19

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

California governor signs new horse racing rules after latest death California's governor on Wednesday signed legislation allowing state officials to suspend or shut down horse races with little notice, responding to a furor over the death of 30 horses since December at the famed Santa Anita track near Los Angeles....
19:00 2019-06-27

27th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials say After a period of six weeks with no fatalities at the now-infamous Santa Anita racetrack in southern California where 26 horses have died in training incidents since December, officials confirmed Wednesday that another animal has died....
18:00 2019-06-08

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
07:39 2019-07-11

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death in just nine days and 26th fatality since December....
18:00 2019-05-28

Two horses die within days at Santa Anita racetrack in California, park rejects request to close Two horses died over the weekend at a southern California racetrack where 27 horses have died in training incidents since December, prompting a state racing board to call for the rest of the season to be suspended as the track's management has chosen to press on....
17:26 2019-06-10

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to president after quake California's governor says President Trump committed to help. Speaking to reporters after touring the damage zone, Gavin Newsom said California must "be prepared for the next earthquake of magnitude even greater than 7.1." (July 6)        ...
05:13 2019-07-07

Gavin Newsom, Eric Garcetti Respond to Trump's Absurd Homelessness Comments Last night on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” our president made some interesting comments on the homelessness crisis plaguing cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s something he has almost certainly never thought about before in his life. In fact, Trump apparently believes that the problem of ho...
03:39 2019-07-03

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
15:26 2019-05-21

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
15:00 2019-05-23

LA considers banning horse racing after deaths at nearby racetrack Los Angeles is reportedly taking measures to ban horse racing in the city — a move that comes as dozens of race horses have died this season at nearby Santa Anita Park. The city’s Board of Animal Services was set to consider a non-binding motion on Tuesday to support the prohibition of horse r...
11:26 2019-07-24

2nd horse in 2 days, 29th overall, dies at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track spokesman says the 3-year-old filly died of ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since this season's racing began in December....
10:13 2019-06-23

29th Horse Dies At Santa Anita One Day After Officials Tell Track To Stop Holding Races A three-year-old filly named Truffalino died Sunday after collapsing suddenly on the turf at Santa Anita. Truffalino, who didn’t suffer any visible limb injuries, is not to be confused with Formal Dude, who sustained a fractured pelvis near the finish line of another race at Santa Anita on Saturday ...
22:52 2019-06-10

California's Newsom says gender must be a part of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most culprits in mass shootings are male....
10:13 2019-08-06

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liability Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pacific Gas & Electric into bankruptcy....
21:13 2019-06-21

More 'Death Stranding' details are coming on May 29th Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has so far existed as little more than a collection of strange cutscenes and brief gameplay snippets, but it's about to make considerably more sense... hopefully. Kojima Productions has teased a countdown to a news anno......
22:26 2019-05-27

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
17:13 2019-07-03

Santa Anita refusing to close after horse dies of heart attack ARCADIA, Calif. — A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track spokesman says the 3-year-old filly died of a hea...
19:26 2019-06-10

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to call for a halt to racing....
15:39 2019-06-13

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a race ...
23:52 2019-05-27

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse's death A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack        ...
23:13 2019-05-27

Santa Anita investigating if malpractice led to latest horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. — The owner of Santa Anita is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized Sunday after injuring his left front leg in a race a day earlier. It was the third horse death i...
05:26 2019-05-28

Hall of Fame trainer banned at Santa Anita after horse death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died — and the 30th overall — at the Southern California track. The Stronach Group, which owns the track, said in a statement that effective imme...
03:26 2019-06-23

Man awaits sentencing in 2017 Iron Horse Park shooting death TUCSON – A man convicted for murdering a 53-year-old man in 2017 is expected to be sentenced Tuesday. On May 23, Daren Encinas-Pablo was found guilty in the robbery and shooting that left Nicholas Encalade dead on Oct. 12, 2017, in Iron Horse Park, 75 N. First Ave. Encinas-Pablo was found guilty on ...
17:39 2019-07-16

Horse punched, 4 deputies injured after drunken fight breaks out at California county fair, sheriff's office says A sheriff's horse and four police officers were injured when a drunken fight erupted Sunday night at a busy county fair in California, officials said....
17:13 2019-07-23

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider....
21:26 2019-05-29

Santa Anita Park sees 26th horse death since late December A third horse in nine days and 26th in the last five months has died racing or training at Santa Anita Park in Southern California.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30....
12:26 2019-06-23

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after latest horse death Jerry Hollendorfer banned after horse sustains fatal injuryThirty horses have died at Santa Anita since 26 DecemberHall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died – and the 30th overall – at the Southern Califor...
10:52 2019-06-23

Another Santa Anita horse death puts Breeders' Cup site in greater jeopardy Another horse has died at Santa Anita, putting tje Breeders' Cup site in great jeopardy. There has been 27 horses who died since later December.        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
09:52 2019-06-10

California governor won’t free Manson follower Van Houten SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten. Newsom said Monday that the 69-year-old inmate shouldn’t be released. She’s spent nearly half a century in prison and received reports o...
01:52 2019-06-04

California governor won't free Manson follower Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom overruled a parole board's decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stopped the release of the youngest member of Manson's murderous cult....
04:01 2019-06-04

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
23:39 2019-07-12

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCrews in California continued to assess damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastructure on Saturday after the largest earthquake th...
22:00 2019-07-06

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
07:52 2019-06-22

California governor launches task force on homelessness SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a task force on homelessness as the state grapples with a housing crisis. The Democratic governor made the announcement Tuesday in Oakland, where county officials reported last week that the number of people experiencing homelessness...
21:01 2019-05-21

California governor signs law to force Trump into releasing tax returns California's Democratic governor signed a law on Tuesday requiring U.S. presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns before they can appear on the state's ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump....
17:39 2019-07-31

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media reports on Friday....
22:26 2019-06-21

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
16:39 2019-07-07

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
00:39 2019-07-13

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide....
04:26 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
01:52 2019-06-22

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, but voiced c...
00:39 2019-07-08

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers Gov. Gavin Newsom is supporting a state Senate bill that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly suspend a meet license to protect the health and safety of horses or riders        ...
19:26 2019-05-30

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
21:13 2019-07-07

California governor rejects decision to free youngest Manson follower Gavin Newsom said Leslie Van Houten, who was involved in the 1969 murder of a couple, is still a threat despite reports of good behaviorThe California governor overruled a parole board’s decision to free Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten on Monday, marking the third time a governor has stop...
04:52 2019-06-04

California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their people. On Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom took that step....
17:13 2019-06-19

California Is a Governor’s Signature Away From Prohibiting Employers From Discriminating Against Black Hair On Thursday, California lawmakers passed a bill protecting black folks from hair discrimination, an important step in decriminalizing blackness....
23:39 2019-06-28

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
06:26 2019-06-04

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
21:26 2019-06-07

California governor again rejects parole for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten California Gov. Gavin Newsom has overruled the state's parole board to keep convicted killer and Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten in prison....
05:13 2019-06-05

Horse racing: Breeders' Cup to remain at Santa Anita despite horse deaths The Breeders' Cup will be held as scheduled at Santa Anita Park in November despite the death of 30 horses at the track since December, the board overseeing the race said on Thursday....
05:13 2019-06-28

Horse fatality reports made public for first time by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Controversial privacy practices have kept details of Kentucky horse fatalities secret. But now they have been made public.       ...
18:52 2019-06-28

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican governor should step down to deal with the many court cases that have dogged his businesses. Blair is chairman of the Senate finance committee. The gove...
23:13 2019-06-10

Case for Cutting Rates Can Be Found in Close Calls of the 1990s Sometimes the Fed cuts rates as a form of insurance, because the risk of bad things happening has gone up: For parallels to questions the Fed faces, analysts point to two rate cuts from the 1990s....
05:39 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive chat messages, as the Caribbean island's trade unions staged another protest march in San Juan....
01:00 2019-07-20

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center....
02:13 2019-07-19

New Hampshire lawmakers repeal death penalty with override of governor’s veto New Hampshire became the 21st state to abolish the death penalty Thursday after the state Senate voted to override Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of legislation to repeal capital punishment....
02:39 2019-05-31

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate on death row, has became the latest US state to abolish the death penalty when the state senate vote...
06:26 2019-05-31

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
02:26 2019-07-17

Mexico's ruling Morena party tipped to win Baja California state governor race: Mitofsky exit poll Mexico's ruling Morena party was favored to win the race for governor in the state of Baja California on Sunday with between 53.8% and 57.2% of votes, according to an exit poll published by Consulta Mitofsky....
06:00 2019-06-03

Lewis Hamilton takes time out after death of ‘close friend’ Niki Lauda • Hamilton excused from F1 media duties before Monaco GP • Pair grew close after Lauda persuaded Briton to join MercedesLewis Hamilton has curtailed his pre-race activities before the Monaco Grand Prix as he comes to terms with the death of his friend Niki Lauda on Tuesday. Lauda was the non-executi...
21:13 2019-05-22

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3, compared to 70 cases in the same period last year, the health ministry said on Saturday....
17:13 2019-08-10

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
15:13 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -- and that was later leaked to investigative reporters....
18:52 2019-07-15

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
22:00 2019-06-12

Death of man under vehicle believed due to California quake -officials A Nevada man found dead and pinned underneath his Jeep is believed to have been a victim of one of the recent earthquakes in southern California that ranked among the most severe in two decades, sheriff's officials said on Wednesday....
14:00 2019-07-10

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes Authorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquake that hit Southern California last week.        ...
16:39 2019-07-10

California Man Becomes the First ‘Death With Dignity’ Patient to Undergo Cryonic Preservation A terminally ill patient who opted for assisted death has undergone cryonic preservation at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. This preservation—the first of its kind—signifies an important milestone for cryonics advocates, who argue that the right to death, paradoxically, is a potential pathway t...
01:00 2019-06-01

California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time. The post California governor denies parole to Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, overruling parole board for third time appeared first on LEX18.co...
01:52 2019-06-04

U.S. Navy pilot's remains found after crash in California's Death Valley The pilot of a fighter jet that crashed in California's Death Valley National Park, injuring seven tourists on the ground, perished in the accident during training exercises through a canyon area, the U.S. Navy confirmed on Thursday....
04:52 2019-08-02

Police release body-cam footage of California girl’s shooting death The shooting death of 17-year-old Hannah Williams has left her family and community in deep shockCalifornia police on Friday released body-camera footage documenting a Fullerton officer fatally shooting 17-year-old Hannah Williams, in a case that has left the southern California community in deep sh...
08:26 2019-07-13

Death toll rises after bluff collapse at Southern California beach Two more deaths were reported early Saturday after a bluff overlooking a popular beach collapsed Friday afternoon in Southern California, authorities said.....
09:00 2019-08-03

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
06:26 2019-06-08

California woman gives birth to two infants behind local business, resulting in the death of one: police A California woman is in custody after police say she abandoned two newborns behind a local business after appearing to give birth to them on the sidewalk, resulting in the death of one infant. ...
20:13 2019-07-31

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child's death, police said....
22:39 2019-05-29

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building, Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state Assembly to address gun control....
05:13 2019-06-05

Virginia governor calls for special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
16:26 2019-06-04

2 Horses Die at Del Mar Racetrack in a Collision During Training A rider was also injured in the accident, which occurred on the second day of the track’s season and followed 30 horse fatalities during the recent meet at Santa Anita Park....
05:26 2019-07-19

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
22:26 2019-06-04

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
15:26 2019-07-06

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his term in office....
15:39 2019-05-21

Gunman's death in mass shooting at northern California food festival ruled suicide An autopsy found that the teenager who opened fire with an assault rifle at a weekend food festival in Northern California, killing three people, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, a coroner's spokeswoman said on Friday....
02:26 2019-08-03

Horses keep dying at Santa Anita racetrack. Here's what we know Animal rights activists are again calling for races to be suspended at Santa Anita Park amid a string of horse deaths that forced the park to temporarily shut down earlier this year....
00:13 2019-05-29

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dumped their bodies in rural Alabama nine days after killing them, a prosecutor said Thursday. But a la...
21:26 2019-06-13

Calls for Switzerland’s Matterhorn to be closed after seventh death this year A South Korean man has become the seventh climber this year to fall to their death on the Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as guides continue to call on officials to close the mountain for being “too dangerous.”...
17:00 2019-08-08

Trump brushes off calls to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s death “I think it’s been heavily investigated,” Trump said, when asked whether he’d order the FBI to open an investigation, as recommended by the United Nations. “I’ve seen so many different reports.”...
08:52 2019-06-24

US Cop In Black Man's Death Case Suspended After Judge Calls For Sacking A New York police officer was suspended Friday after a judge recommended that he be sacked for placing a black man in a banned choke hold just before his death five years ago....
07:52 2019-08-03

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

Man charged in death of original Mouseketeer calls charges ‘messed up’ The man accused of causing the death of an original Mouseketeer called the charges against him “messed up” when he appeared at a court hearing on Monday, a report said. Daniel Burda was arrested Friday by Oregon State Police in connection to Dennis Day’s death last year, ABC affili...
11:13 2019-07-09

| WATCH | Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes US President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death penalty....
18:39 2019-08-06

US Navy jet crash at Death Valley National Park in California injures 7; status of pilot unknown U.S. Navy officials are investigating the cause of a F/A-18E Super Hornet jet crash in California. The status of the pilot is unknown.        ...
06:13 2019-08-01

Today in History for May 29th Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his "If this be treason" speech; Comedian Bob Hope born. (May 29)        ...
10:13 2019-05-29

"Heavily Investigated": Trump Brushes Off Calls To Probe Khashoggi Death Days after a United Nations expert called for further investigation of Saudi Arabian officials' involvement in the assassination of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, President......
05:26 2019-06-24

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

Today in History for June 29th Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)        ...
16:39 2019-06-29

Barbara Corcoran calls brother’s death ‘tremendous loss,’ but unrelated to other DR fatalities Real estate maven Barbara Corcoran on Thursday called her brother’s death in the Dominican Republic a “tremendous loss” — but maintained it’s unrelated to the spate of mysterious tourist fatalities on the island. New Jersey native John Corcoran was on vacation with his friend Gabby...
22:39 2019-07-11

Trump says 'I have no idea' if the Clintons were involved in Epstein's death, calls for 'full probe' Trump also said former President Bill Clinton may have visited Epstein's private island in the U.S. Virgin Island, which would not be "very good."...
19:00 2019-08-13

Horses killed, jockey injured in ‘freak accident’ at famed racetrack A “freak accident” at the famed Del Mar racetrack in California — which involved two horses colliding into one another after one of them made a “U-turn” out of the starting gate — left both steeds dead and a jockey injured on Thursday. “There was no outside influe...
02:39 2019-07-19

This one's for the birds: Ostrich races steal the show at Kentucky racetrack Ostriches, not horses, were the main attraction Saturday at Ellis Park. They raced along with a few camels as well for a unique experience.       ...
11:13 2019-07-07

The "Down Arrow" in the Dow We Showed Subscribers on July 29th See the forecast and chart (complete with the directional arrow) we showed subscribers well before the "trade wars" story supposedly drove down the Dow....
00:52 2019-08-06

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, saying Tuesday the top U.S. diplomat spoke "out of prejudice and arrogance."...
16:00 2019-06-04

[UPDATED] The "Down Arrow" in the Dow We Showed Subscribers on July 29th See the forecast and chart (complete with the directional arrow) we showed subscribers well before the "trade wars" story supposedly drove down the Dow....
04:00 2019-08-08

Traffic: 3-vehicle collision shuts down 29th St at Freeway TUCSON – A 3-vehicle collision is causing traffic delays near 29th Street and Interstate 10 Monday morning. Minor injuries have been reported. Tucson Police Department says eastbound travel is being diverted south onto I-10 and I-19. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. TRAFFIC ALERT Road Closure...
20:39 2019-08-12

Only a few French yellow vest protesters out for 29th week PARIS (AP) — The French yellow vest movement that has challenged President Emmanuel Macron is a shadow of itself on the 29th straight Saturday of protest marches, with just a few thousand people in the streets. The anti-government protests drew 2,600 people nationwide according to an Interior Minist...
20:00 2019-06-01

Keldon Johnson Selected 29th Overall by San Antonio Spurs Lexington (LEX 18) – Former Kentucky Guard Keldon Johnson was selected 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. The post Keldon Johnson Selected 29th Overall by San Antonio Spurs appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:26 2019-06-21

Muslim Brotherhood says Mursi death was 'full-fledged murder', calls for mass funeral in Egypt The Muslim Brotherhood said on Monday that the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursion Monday was a "full-fledged murder" and called on Egyptians to gather for a mass funeral....
21:26 2019-06-17

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
15:00 2019-06-18

James Holzhauer wins 29th straight ‘Jeopardy!’ game “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer carved another notch in his bedpost Tuesday night. The professional sports gambler emerged victorious during a 29th straight episode of the storied game show, ending the match with $59,381. The grand total accumulated by the seemingly invincible 34-ye...
04:39 2019-05-29

Margot Robbie Spent Her 29th Birthday In Chanel’s Couture Library For the Chanel Haute Couture autumn/winter 2019 show, Robbie chose classic bouclé separates from the Cruise 2020 collection – Virginie Viard’s first solo work for the house...
13:26 2019-07-02

New blow for investors as Gavin Woodhouse hotel deal collapses High court judge says financier’s business model seemed ‘thoroughly dishonest’Private investors who handed their savings to the embattled financier Gavin Woodhouse have been dealt a fresh blow after forfeiting “a substantial amount of money” following the “disastrous” collapse of a plan to buy a Dev...
11:39 2019-07-09

Corden to return to 'Gavin & Stacey' hit show with Christmas special Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British comedy television roots this Christmas, co-writing and starring in a one-off special of hit show "Gavin & Stacey"....
20:26 2019-05-28

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Did a path just open for Gavin Lux? How good could Kolby Allard be? While Gavin Lux continues to make a mockery of Triple-A, the Dodgers suddenly find themselves a bat short. Also, Kolby Allard is set to start, but what about Justus Sheffield? Scott White shares his latest prospect findings....
17:52 2019-08-08

'What I want is a peaceful death': Kevin Roster has only weeks to live – and that's why he moved to California Kevin Roster, who is terminally ill, moved from New Jersey to California for its medical aid in dying law.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Fate of Manson family killer Bruce Davis’ parole lies in Gavin Newsome’s hands A life sentence may turn out to be just 47 years behind bars for Manson family killer Bruce Davis, who was granted parole on Friday. But that may not mean he gets to walk free. The 76-year-old was convicted of murdering of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald ‘Shorty’ Shea in August ...
20:13 2019-06-29

Gavin Grimm: victory for trans student as US judge rules bathroom bill violated rights Decision is a major victory in case that has come to embody the debate around transgender student rightsA federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board’s transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm, the latest in a string of decisions nationwide that fav...
12:13 2019-08-10

2013 Risk Management Conference: CBOE to Host 29th Annual RMC March 3 to 5, 2013 CHICAGO, IL, January 10, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is pleased to announce its 29th annual Risk Management Conference (RMC), which will be held from Sunday, March 3 through Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California. The CBOE RMC is the foremost edu...
06:39 2019-05-22

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Service will feature free performances by singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw, ‘90s R&B hitmakers Boyz II Men...
15:13 2019-05-22

'Jeopardy!': James Holzhauer scores 29th victory, moving closer to money-winning record James Holzhauer claimed his 29th 'Jeopardy!' win Tuesday, moving him even closer to the quiz show's prize-money record.        ...
08:00 2019-05-29

De'Von Bailey's family calls his death 'wholly unjustified' after Colorado Springs police release bodycam footage The bodycam footage from the Colorado Springs Police Department shows De'Von Bailey, 19, running from two officers before being shot in the back.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
16:39 2019-07-24

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
18:13 2019-07-15

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
20:26 2019-08-07

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:00 2019-07-14

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing horses! So if you’re an artist who struggles with anatomy, movement, or proportions, check it out....
20:13 2019-06-06

Of Course, Of Course, Henry Cavill's on a Horse [Updated] We’ve met Geralt of Rivia. We’ve met some of his closest allies. Now, it’s time to meet the most important character of all in Netflix’s adaptation of the Andrzej Sapkowski fantasy series The Witcher: this horse.Read more......
18:26 2019-07-16

Welcome to Mongolia, Mr. Defense Secretary. Here’s Your Horse. A visit by Mark Esper to Mongolia was the third time an American defense secretary has named a horse in this landlocked ally wedged between China and Russia....
17:26 2019-08-08

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’s mental health history and other information befo...
03:39 2019-07-07

New England’s last thoroughbred horse track winds down BOSTON (AP) — New England’s last thoroughbred horse track is hosting its final live races this weekend, but it’s not clear what comes next for the heavily subsidized industry. Boston’s Suffolk Downs was sold in 2017 to a real estate developer that plans to turn the site into a resi...
20:52 2019-06-28

3rd horse in 9 days dies at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kochees sustained an injury to it...
04:39 2019-05-27

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
02:13 2019-05-27

Ryanair boss to quit horse racing In a shock to the world of horse racing, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has announced he is winding up his Gigginstown House Stud racing and bloodstock operation and quitting the sport....
20:52 2019-05-21

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
05:00 2019-05-22

Where the Who’s Who of Horse Racing Celebrate the Belmont Stakes It may seem strange that jockeys, trainers and owners all stay under the same roof for a race of such consequence. But during the Belmont Stakes, this is exactly what happens....
12:13 2019-05-31

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police and his owner. The hot-to-trot troublemaker — a 30...
01:13 2019-07-09

Katy Perry, defendants to pay $2.8M over 'Dark Horse' Katy Perry and other defendants have been ordered to pay $2.8 million after a Los Angeles jury decided that Perry's song "Dark Horse," featuring Juicy J, copied elements from "Joyful Noise" by Christian rapper Flame....
08:52 2019-08-03

Dogs, a horse and a goat go to the polls – in pictures Pets accompany their owners across the UK as the nation votes in the European elections• This article was amended on 23 May 2019 to remove an image taken at the local elections in the UK in May Continue reading......
01:52 2019-05-24

US Defense Secretary, On Tour To Mongolia, Gets A Horse As Gift As Defense Secretary Mark Esper shook hands inside the Mongolian Defense Ministry, a 7-year-old horse the color of salted caramel stood just outside the building, his long tail swaying over the......
20:39 2019-08-08

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
12:39 2019-05-23

'Victory': Trump reveals name for Mongolian gift horse U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday revealed the name he chose for a horse that was somewhat symbolically given to his 13-year-old son, Barron, by visiting Mongolian President Battulga Khaltmaa: Victory....
02:13 2019-08-01

Congress Blames BJP "Horse Trading" For Karnataka Loss The Congress, which lost one more state under its belt today as the Karnataka government crashed in the trust vote in the state assembly, said it was the result of the "unscrupulous political horse......
21:13 2019-07-23

Hobby horse fans show off their skills in Finland Organizers say "the biggest hobby horse event in the world" has taken place in a Finnish town that is hosting the annual national championships in this sport by teen girls who simulate the gymnastic elements of real-life horseback riding....
20:52 2019-06-15

Katy Perry and Others Must Pay $2.8 Million Over ‘Dark Horse,’ Jury Says The jury had found that the singer, her record company and collaborators were liable for copyright infringement because parts of the song resembled a Christian rap song by the artist Flame....
22:52 2019-08-03

3rd child dies after horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a third child has died after a pickup truck drove into the back of an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan. Two children, ages 6 and 2 years old, died at the scene of Friday evening’s crash. State Trooper Seth Reed told the Detroit Free Pre...
23:26 2019-06-09

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says the defendants were protesting against a rally organized by a righ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Horse wins race 12 days after falling into sinkhole A 6-year-old horse named Mr Changue fell in a sinkhole on July 11. On Tuesday, the thoroughbred won an undercard race at the Prince of Wales Stakes.       ...
17:52 2019-07-24

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
02:39 2019-07-20

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madagascar, police have said....
18:00 2019-08-01

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his intentions at a hearing Thursday in the case of Michae...
00:39 2019-06-07

Saudi Arabia to stage record $20M horse race in 2020 Saudi Arabia is to stage the richest horse race in history next year with a $20 million prize pot up for grabs in the latest venture to attract world-class sporting events to the nation....
16:00 2019-08-09

Katy Perry and Others Must Pay $2.8 Million in Dispute Over ‘Dark Horse,’ Jury Says The jury had found that the singer, her record company and collaborators were liable for copyright infringement because parts of the song resembled a Christian rap song by the artist Flame....
05:26 2019-08-02

With an eye on Russia, China and a horse, Pentagon chief visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation as the Pentagon seeks to implement its strategy of focusing on countering China and Russia....
08:39 2019-08-08

'The horse has to trust you:' Edwina Tops-Alexander's secrets of success She's a three-time Olympian and double Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) winner so it's fair to say Edwina Tops-Alexander knows a thing or two about show jumping....
23:39 2019-08-02

U.S. Open: Who will win at Pebble Beach and who's a dark horse to contend? Dustin Johnson is the slight betting favorite and Brooks Koepka is tying to win three consecutive U.S. Open titles. Golfweek staffers make their picks.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Third horse dies in nine days as fatalities mount once again at Santa Anita Racing had been suspended in March due to spike in deathsTrack is due to host Breeders’ Cup in NovemberSanta Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the California track since 26 Dece...
18:52 2019-05-27

Talking Horses: does horse racing really face an 'existential threat'? The sport is in a ‘dangerous moment’ according to a former betting executive and the 2005 Gambling Act is a chief factorThe internal combustion engine, powered flight, electricity, universal suffrage and two world wars are just a few of the transformative inventions, discoveries and events which hav...
15:26 2019-07-19

Speedo-wearing man kicked in crotch by horse after ignoring signs He has to admit — the warning signs were there. A man enjoying a day at the beach on Assateague Island, off the coast of Maryland, had his fun cut short after attempting to pet one of the park’s wild horses, in spite of multiple signs warning against interacting with the animals. The Ass...
17:13 2019-07-22

Breeders' Cup will take place at Santa Anita despite multiple horse deaths The Breeders’ Cup will still take place at Santa Anita Park in California later this year despite nearly three dozen horses dying at the Southern California track over the last several months....
16:39 2019-06-28

Santa Anita season ends after 30 horse deaths, trainer ban Santa Anita's troubled racing season has come to a close after the deaths of 30 horses at the Southern California track rattled the industry and led to Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer being banned when four of his horses were among the...       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

Katy Perry and team must pay £2.3m for copying song for Dark Horse hit Katy Perry, her co-writers and her record label have been ordered to pay $2.78m (£2.3m) to a rapper after a jury found her hit single Dark Horse was copied from a Christian song....
18:26 2019-08-02

GTA Online's Casino Will Have Horse Racing, Private Arcades, And Penthouses GTA Online’s casino update launches July 23. The update is about the opening of the Diamond Casino & Resort in Los Santos. Rockstar has revealed more information about the long-teased update via a separate website, a first for GTA Online expansions. The update sounds ambitious and potentially ve...
20:00 2019-07-18

Amazon and the BBC teaming up for adaptation of Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse According to Variety, Amazon and the BBC are moving forward with a two-part adaptation of Agatha Christie’s mystery novel The Pale Horse, with Leonora Lonsdale directing and award-winning Christie adaptor Sarah Phelps (And Then There Were None) writing. The Pale Horse is one of Christie’s later book...
05:26 2019-06-12

Famous horse barn burns on Virginia’s Chincoteague Island CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Flames have destroyed a famous horse barn on Chincoteague Island in Virginia. News outlets report firefighters were called Tuesday night to the Misty barn at the Beebe Ranch. Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company spokeswoman Denise Bowden says flames were shooting 30 feet (9 m...
22:39 2019-06-27

2019 Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston, the ‘Wrong’ Horse, Prevails A 10-1 shot gave the trainer Mark Casse two different winners in the final two Triple Crown races, capping a topsy-turvy season that began with the Kentucky Derby victor being disqualified....
05:52 2019-06-09

"Can't Have Cart Before Horse": Mahua Moitra Attacks Aadhaar Over Privacy Opposing the Aadhaar Bill 2016 in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha lawmaker Mahua Moitra said that the bill violates the Supreme Court judgment and lacks transparency....
19:13 2019-07-04

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sandringham Stakes Friday....
21:26 2019-06-21

Horse dies in Bronx after trailer crashes, flips over on highway A tractor-trailer carrying two horses crashed and flipped over in the Bronx Thursday morning, killing one of the animals, police said. A man was driving a pickup with the two horses in tow in the southbound lane of the Cross Bronx Expressway near Exit 9 in Throgs Neck shortly after 2 a.m. when he cr...
00:52 2019-06-07

From the horse's mouth to the door to hell: Magnum's images of obsession Magnum Photographers choose images on the theme of obsession for the world-renowned agency’s latest square print sale, in which museum-quality prints are available for $100 for a limited five-day period. More info and see the full collection here Continue reading......
09:52 2019-06-11

Sheikh Fahad and the phone call that changed horse racing Ten years after first showing an interest in the equine world, Sheikh Fahad bin Abdullah Al Thani has become a serious player as well as immersing himself in the heartbeat of British horse racing in Newmarket....
03:13 2019-08-13

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
04:39 2019-06-19

BoJack animators utilize their collective horse-power, unionize Equine comrades unite: After months of protests and calls for recognition, Cartoon Brew is reporting that the animators behind Netflix’s beloved intersection between the worlds of silly animal puns and depressed, problematic men, BoJack Horseman, have ratified a new contract with The Animation Guild...
01:13 2019-06-23

Mongolian president gifts Trump’s son Barron with horse named ‘Victory’ President Trump on Wednesday welcomed Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga — who gave a horse to first son Barron Trump, which the commander in chief said would be named “Victory.” Trump called a photo of the animal “beautiful,” and praised the fighting spirit of Mongolians. “Mongolia &...
22:00 2019-07-31

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:13 2019-06-22

Horse racing: Anthony Van Dyck gives O'Brien seventh win in Epsom Derby Anthony Van Dyck won the Epsom Derby after a pulsating finish on Saturday, handing trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-equaling seventh victory in Britain's richest horse race....
22:26 2019-06-01

Jury Says Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Copied a Christian Rap Song (LOS ANGELES) — A jury on Monday found that Katy Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song in a unanimous decision that represented a rare takedown of a pop superstar and her elite producer by a relatively unknown artist. The verdict by a nine-...
18:39 2019-07-31

Pickup hits Amish horse-drawn carriage, killing 2 kids Authorities say a pickup truck rear-ended an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan, killing two children and seriously injuring two others and a woman who were in the carriage....
17:39 2019-06-08

Trainer banned at Santa Anita Park after 30th horse dies _____ A Hall of Fame trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles after the fourth horse from his stable died, marking the 30th death of a race horse at the famed track since December, state officials said Saturday. The horse American Currency was injured while exercising Saturday morni...
21:13 2019-06-23

‘Horse’ penis guard gets 25 years in prison for sexually abusing inmates A former Brooklyn jail guard convicted of sexually abusing multiple female inmates was sentenced to 25 years behind bars Wednesday — after the judge teared up and thanked one of his accusers for speaking out. “Thank you so much for coming forward and speaking your truth,” judge Kiy...
00:52 2019-08-01

'The sport is at a tipping point': Inside US horse racing’s deadly crisis The future of horse racing in America is at a crossroads amid the headline-grabbing rash of fatalities at Santa Anita Park, yet the consequences of a wholesale ban would be far-reachingIt’s barely 9.30am at Santa Anita Park racetrack in Los Angeles, but Jennifer Saavedra has been at work for five ho...
10:39 2019-08-02

Veterans, experts say horse therapy shows promise as PTSD treatment For the first time ever, a clinical research study has been funded – not by the government, but by a private citizen – to investigate the potential benefits of pairing patients with PTSD, specifically veterans, and horses. And the early results are promising....
19:26 2019-07-31

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island....
08:00 2019-08-07

Dozens of costumed T. rex race on a horse track in a delightfully bizarre video A group of runners dressed up in blow-up T. rex costumes to partake in an annual race in Auburn, Washington.        ...
02:00 2019-07-11

Kaya Scodelario, Rufus Sewell to star in the BBC's 'Pale Horse' miniseries "Crawl" actress Kaya Scodelario and "The Man In The High Castle" actor Rufus Sewell are to star in the miniseries, "The Pale Horse," the BBC announced....
20:39 2019-07-31

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both make stupid decisions. Why not?” They soon di...
12:01 2019-05-31

Jockey Luis Saez, who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby, blocks another horse Jockey Luis Saez -- who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby -- found himself in the middle of another blocking controversy on Friday.       ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Storied White Horse Tavern taking the reins with new, accessible menu The legendary White Horse Tavern is gearing up to launch a new menu despite local concerns over rising prices and other changes — as expressed at a community board meeting in March....
02:39 2019-06-03

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat indexes well into triple digits....
11:00 2019-07-19

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
23:00 2019-07-19

Another horse dies after injury at Santa Anita Park, 25th since December Another horse was euthanized after suffering an injury during a race at Southern California’s Santa Anita Park, the park’s owners said, bringing the number of equine deaths related to the venue to 25 since late December. It is the second horse to be euthanized after suffering injuries at the Arcadia...
03:52 2019-05-22

7-year-old killed when truck and horse-drawn carriage collide in Missouri A 7-year-old boy has died and several people were injured, police said, after a pickup truck and a horse-drawn carriage collided in Missouri on Thursday....
22:01 2019-07-12

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel weekend horse racing They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course for Saturday — citing boiling temperatures forecast for the weekend. It’s the first time in 13 years horse racing has been canceled at Spa City’s prized ...
00:39 2019-07-19

Parker predicts: United won't finish in top four; Spurs can break two-horse race "Paul Parker returns to look ahead to the new Premeir League season, with his take on the battle at the top, the race for the Champions League and the quest to break into the top six."...
21:26 2019-08-06

Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ copied Christian rap song, jury finds Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated hit "Dark Horse" copied a 2009 Christian rap song, a Los Angeles jury found Monday — and the pop star could now face a hefty fine....
18:26 2019-07-31

Maximum Security eyeing New Jersey events for return to track, horse's owner says Maximum Security is targeting two New Jersey races for a return to the track after the horse was disqualified at the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, the animal’s owner said Sunday....
17:52 2019-05-22

Meet the DJI RoboMaster S1, a mini tank drone and Trojan horse for teaching code The DJI RoboMaster S1 rover looks like a miniature tank, but acts like a clever Trojan horse for kids – it's a way to make education a little more fun.It's the first ground-based DJI drone built by the company behind the DJI Mavic Air, a popular flying drone that got our recommended...
10:39 2019-06-12

China suspends mainland movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was suspending mainland Chinese movies and their personnel from participating in Taiwan's annual Golden Horse Film Festival this year, without giving a reason....
04:39 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:52 2019-06-22

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Makes Mortality Reviews Public For First Time LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – For the first time, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is making details about recent horse death’s public. Commission leaders say they’ve posted mortality reviews to the organization’s website in an effort to be more transport in light of recent s...
05:39 2019-06-30

Celebrated horse trainer skimping Belmont Park staff, lawsuit claims Asmussen’s workers at Belmont would allegedly get a measly $25 extra for working a race day, rather than be paid time and a half once they reached the 40-hour a week mark, the feds charged....
04:26 2019-06-23

The Derby 2019 live stream: how to watch today's horse racing from Epsom from anywhere Derby Day has arrived. The 240th edition of the so-called world's wealthiest horse race has come once again to Epsom Downs. And whether you're punter who's had a flutter, or just an admirer of the powerful three-year-old animals in full flow, we've got all the information you nee...
14:26 2019-06-01

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after 30th horse since Dec. 26 dies Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack after the death of another horse under his care.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

Royal Ascot live stream: how to watch 2019 horse racing online from anywhere This year's Royal Ascot is expecting 300,000 visitors in total, and many more hundreds of thousands to watch around the globe. So yes...you could say it's popular! As well as being one of the premier horse racing events of the season - with 30 races to enjoy over the course of five days - ...
16:52 2019-06-20

Two Amish kids in horse-drawn buggy killed by drunk driver: cops A 2-year-old and 6-year-old died Friday when a pickup truck rear-ended the carriage, which was traveling on the side of a highway in the central town of Marshall, Michigan State Police Sgt. Todd Price told ABC News....
01:39 2019-06-09

Boy, 7, is killed when pickup and horse-drawn carriage collide in Missouri: state police An 7-year-old boy has died and several people suffered serious injuries after police said a pickup truck crashed into a horse-drawn carriage in Missouri on Thursday....
12:26 2019-07-12

Horse dies of suspected heart attack in middle of race at Maryland track Follow the Petals had taken the lead in her race at a Maryland horse track on Sunday when moments later the 5-year-old animal died of a suspected heart attack....
18:00 2019-06-19

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was sick from medication' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar The family of a Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar say she was "mumbling and incoherent" two days before she died, possibly from the effects of prescription medication....
17:00 2019-08-02

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track A four-year-old gelding named American Currency was euthanized after sustaining an injury on Santa Anita’s training track on Saturday. It was the first time that a horse died as a result of a training track injury, and the 30th death of the racing season at Santa Anita. It was also the fourth death ...
23:39 2019-06-23

Rough Magic by Lara Prior-Palmer review – winning at 19 a 600-mile horse race No GPS, not enough snacks and rivalry with a pink-clad blonde ... a compelling memoir that resists the clichesThis is a memoir of a very young woman winning a very long horse race in Mongolia. Lara Prior-Palmer was 19 when in 2013, to the surprise of all, she became the first woman to win the 1,000k...
11:13 2019-06-08

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
15:39 2019-07-09

Sticking It Out: This Couple Has Decided To Stay In Their Two-Person Horse Costume Until Their Children Finish High School Most parents want to give their children the best life possible, which often means sacrificing their own happiness and comfort for the benefit of their kids. Such sacrifices are never easy, but they’re usually what’s best for the children, which is exactly why this couple has decided to stay in thei...
21:39 2019-06-06

Two children killed in Michigan after drunk driver hits Amish horse-drawn buggy: police Two children were killed and two others critically injured when an allegedly intoxicated driver crashed into an Amish horse-drawn buggy in southern Michigan, police said....
23:39 2019-06-08

Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Jury Learns the Cost of Pop Superstardom — Including $2,000 for Flashing Ice Cubes (LOS ANGELES) — It’s expensive to promote a Katy Perry hit, a music executive told a jury that will decide how much the pop superstar and other collaborators on her 2013 song “Dark Horse” will pay the creators of a Christian rap song. Just how expensive? More than $13,000 for...
01:52 2019-08-01

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
15:13 2019-05-31

3 kids killed after 21-year-old truck driver, allegedly drunk, hits horse-drawn Amish buggy A fatal Friday collision involving a pickup truck and an Amish horse-drawn buggy killed 3 children ages 2, 4 and 6.        ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Dangerous heat wave on east coast puts big-money Haskell Invitational horse race in doubt The heat index is expected to be over 100 degrees on Saturday at Monmouth Park, but track officials are still planning to race.       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Scenes from the historic Italian horse race 'Palio di Siena' The world-famous horse race is dedicated to the 'Madonna Assunta in Cielo' (Assumption of Virgin Mary).       ...
00:39 2019-08-17

Expert: horse deaths result of 'multiple factors' Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a horse was injured during a race Sunday and was later euthanized. UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine professor Susan Stover says recent deaths have been a result of multiple factors. (May 21)        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

La Liga preview: Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid set for three-horse title race "The La Liga season begins on Friday with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all set to be far stronger units after a record-smashing transfer window which saw Spain\u0027s biggest three clubs splurge over 800 million euros on new players."...
14:39 2019-08-16

Court records detail why Del Mar track wants 'radioactive' horse trainer to stay away The Del Mar race track detailed in court filings why it did not want Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer participating in its summer meet.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

Inside a secretive luxury estate hidden in the Spanish mountains, where homes can cost $30 million and include helipads, horse paddocks, and Michelin-star chefs La Zagaleta / Business Insider España La Zagaleta, located in Benahavis in the South of Spain, is one of the most exclusive, luxurious, and secretive estates in Europe. There are 230 houses on the complex and prices range from $6 million to $30 million. One of the last villas for sale, known as H-2...
12:52 2019-08-10

'Dark Horse' lawsuit: Katy Perry, record company owe $2.78 million for stealing song A jury decided Thursday that Katy Perry and her label stole parts of "Dark Horse" from a Christian rapper, and collectively owe him $2.78 million.        ...
10:00 2019-08-02

Attorneys who accused Katy Perry of copying 'Dark Horse' say the song earned about $41 million A jury found Katy Perry’s song “Dark Horse” to be improperly copied. Now lawyers say the pop superstar’s 2013 hit earned roughly $41 million.        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' trial closing arguments: What will she owe Christian rapper? Jurors heard closing arguments before deciding how much Katy Perry and her team owe the writers of a Christian rap song over her hit “Dark Horse.”        ...
06:26 2019-08-02

Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' trial continues: How much will she owe the Christian rap group? Jurors will hear closing arguments before deciding how much Katy Perry and her team owe the writers of a Christian rap song over her hit “Dark Horse.”        ...
19:13 2019-08-01

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see the new face of Apple's media plan at WWDC 2019. As noticed by Reddit user u/MalteseAppleF...
13:52 2019-06-02

Walgreens to close 200 US stores By Angelica LaVito, CNBC Walgreens plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.S. as the company pares back its locations in the U.K., the company said Tuesday. Parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance earlier this year announced plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.K. and review its U.S. footprint. The new...
17:39 2019-08-07

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
03:00 2019-06-05

How close are we to the self-operating network? “Intent-based” increased in popularity in 2018, but how much is real? Intent-Based Networking is a major advancement towards the self-operating network (known as  level 3 Intent-Based Networking), but it is itself made up from many smaller advances. It has many pretenders offering...
13:00 2019-05-29

IKEA to Close Its Only U.S. Factory IKEA is closing its only manufacturing site in the U.S., shifting the operations to Europe where the furniture company says production costs are lower....
00:39 2019-07-16

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are on the market for $12.9 million. The home was bui...
00:26 2019-07-06

Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated 'Dark Horse' copied Christian rap song, jury says A jury has found Katy Perry's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song. Next: How much will she and other defendants owe?        ...
18:39 2019-07-31

"Want President's Rule To End As Soon As Possible": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday said his administration wants the President's Rule to end in the state at the earliest but the final call on the timing of assembly elections will......
15:00 2019-05-22

Dressbarn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful brands....
21:26 2019-05-21

Blackstone Close to Deal to Buy CRH Division Global buyout firm Blackstone Group is in advanced talks to buy the European distribution arm of CRH, one of the world’s largest building-materials suppliers....
23:39 2019-07-15

Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure? It’s half a century since the first known HIV-related death and two patients appear to have been cured of the virus. What does this mean for the 37 million still living with it?Nobody knew what killed Robert Rayford. The African American boy was just 15 years old when he presented at St Louis city h...
13:13 2019-07-02

You Can’t Go Back to ‘Classic’ Gmail. But You Can Get Close — Here’s How Last year, Google began rolling out a major update for Gmail with lots of changes. Gone is the red, rectangular Compose button, for instance — it’s since been replaced with a white button with rounded edges. The design is all a little more bold and modern, with new icons and tabs. But he...
18:00 2019-07-31

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
02:26 2019-06-02

Blues favored to close Bruins out in 6 St. Louis is one victory from claiming the city's first Stanley Cup title, and oddsmakers believe the Blues will close out the Boston Bruins at home on Sunday....
03:13 2019-06-08

Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores in U.S. TODAY – The retail depression is claiming another victim. Charming Charlie, the accessories store known for organizing its purses, jewelry and apparel by color instead of category, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday for the second time in two years. After a failed turnaround attempt after the f...
08:52 2019-07-12

Dow Industrials Close at Record High The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record on Wednesday, its first new high in nine months, as the index notched its fourth straight session of gains....
21:39 2019-07-03

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
19:26 2019-06-07

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader LONDON (AP) — Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use. Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as Conservative Party leader after failing to secure Parli...
11:52 2019-06-10

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
19:39 2019-05-24

Starwatch: close encounters with Jupiter After reaching its closest approach to Earth tonight, Jupiter comes into conjunction with the full moon next SundayToday Jupiter reaches its closest approach to Earth for the year. The configuration is known as opposition, as the sun is directly opposite the planet in the sky. This means the planet ...
16:52 2019-06-11

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
15:00 2019-07-01

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
16:13 2019-07-17

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of its 11 United States stores, as well as 23 stores throughout the UK, after profits continue to plummet...
17:39 2019-05-24

Green Dot Tumbles as Competitors Close In Shares in the bank known for issuing prepaid debit cards fell after it scaled back its revenue and profit outlook, citing competition from financial-tech startups that offer checking and savings accounts....
18:52 2019-08-09

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind of adaptability, sometimes 2-in-1 makers have to ...
11:26 2019-05-28

Apple expected to close iTunes Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms and conditions have even inspired a graphic novel, ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused to identify the locations of the 38 stores earmarke...
16:26 2019-05-21

Have you ever fallen in love with a close friend? Did you wait a long time before telling your friend that you had romantic feelings for them? We’d like to hear from youWhen it comes to relationships, falling for someone you already know and like can, of course, be brilliant. The stumbling block is how to tell them, without ruining your friendship....
15:26 2019-06-28

‘Sad’ investors say they had no choice but to close Four Seasons Big names in finance and real estate who invested in the Four Seasons restaurant revival are miserable they were forced to close the place after less than a year — but said they had no choice. Real estate powerhouse Bill Rudin, who was married at the original Four Seasons, termed the closing “obviou...
05:52 2019-06-12

Saturday Forecast: So close but no cigar TUCSON – We almost broke the ice but fell short by one degree. 99 degrees for the high at the Tucson International Airport. Sunday, models predicting 100 degrees. If that is the case, we will reach triple digits for the first time in 2019. On average, Tucson should have had eight days of tempe...
06:00 2019-06-09

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

Bevin Vs. Beshear In The Battle For Governor (LEX 18)– The voters have chosen and after years of battling it out in the courtroom, Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will fight for your vote for Governor of Kentucky. Experts say things may get ugly. The night of the primary election, the comments began. “If they ...
00:39 2019-05-23

"Don't Know About Tomorrow But Nothing To Worry Today": J&K Governor Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said that while he cannot predict the fate of the state's special status, there was "nothing to worry" about for now. The remark came hours after......
20:52 2019-08-03

Puerto Rico set to get its third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico will get its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional....
00:00 2019-08-08

Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores Barneys has gone bust. The luxury retail giant filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, announcing plans to close 15 stores across the nation. The retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan federal court, will shutter locations in Las Vegas, Chicago and Seattle, it said in a statement. ...
15:39 2019-08-06

GM's transmission plant in Mich. to close in three days While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
19:13 2019-07-31

Kyle Chandler on getting up close and personal with Godzilla Kyle Chandler stars in Legendary Pictures new “Monster-verse” movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters—the sequel to Gareth Edward’s 2014 film that sees the titan go up against some of his biggest enemies, including Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. We recently sat down with Chandler to talk about all ...
21:00 2019-06-02

Report: Brady, Pats close on extension Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are nearing a contract extension that would tie the quarterback to the franchise beyond his upcoming 20th NFL season, according to multiple reports Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

Raptors close out Bucks to reach first NBA Finals SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez break down the Raptors' closeout win over the Bucks that clinched a spot in the NBA Finals.        ...
12:01 2019-05-26

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be announced formally tomorrow (Thursday). The plant opene...
22:26 2019-06-05

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
22:39 2019-08-08

Airbus delivered close to 390 jets in H1 -sources Airbus deliveries rose about 28 percent in the first half to just under 390 aircraft, putting the planemaker on course to beat crisis-hit Boeing in 2019 but handing it a record production task in the second half, industry sources said....
11:26 2019-07-05

Spillway north of New Orleans to close in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers expects to begin closing a Mississippi River spillway north of New Orleans sometime in the second or third week of July. The corps began opening the Bonnet Carré Spillway on May 10 to relieve stress on levees protecting New Orleans. It was the first tim...
19:52 2019-06-27

Tyronn Lue is close to battling LeBron’s Lakers Tyronn Lue nearly reunited with LeBron James this spring. Now, the veteran NBA coach may soon be tasked with taking down The King. The Clippers are close to hiring Lue as an assistant coach, the New York Times reported Wednesday, which would add another layer to the growing rivalry between the two c...
05:26 2019-08-15

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
07:00 2019-06-14

How Kate Moss Close could pave the way to a better world A drive for more streets to be named after women won’t solve sexism and racism – but it’s a startA new initiative in Bradford is hoping women will take up more literal and figurative space in the UK. Through the Pioneering Bradford Lasses campaign, more streets and public spaces in the city will be ...
21:00 2019-06-12

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
09:52 2019-06-10

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas giant. The planet and even its moons will be visible ...
18:39 2019-06-06

| Griezmann close to Barca move - reports Atletico Madrid's World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann is nearing a transfer to Barcelona, according to reports on Thursday in his native France and in Spain....
03:39 2019-07-12

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
04:39 2019-05-29

There is no sign Masahiro Tanaka is close to figuring it out BALTIMORE — One former ace hasn’t thrown a big-league pitch this season and another is posting numbers that would get a less accomplished pitcher released. While the Yankees continue to hope Luis Severino will return at some point they have to be concerned about the recent skid Masahiro Tanaka has h...
15:13 2019-08-06

Guatemalans to vote in close presidential runoff Guatemalans go the polls Sunday in the second-round presidential runoff, pitting ex-first lady Sandra Torres against conservative Alejandro Giammattei in a nation beset by poverty, unemployment and emigration...
09:00 2019-08-11

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was broken, the moment when 54......
06:52 2019-06-14

Walgreens plans to close 200 U.S. stores, according to new SEC filing Walgreens is closing 200 U.S. stores, or less than 3% of its U.S. total, the drugstore chain confirmed Tuesday.       ...
04:13 2019-08-07

Gary Sanchez ‘close to being an option’ again for Yankees Gary Sanchez (strained groin) is eligible to come off the IL on Saturday. Sanchez said through an interpreter Friday he “feels good” and has been going through hitting and catching drills. Aaron Boone, however, said his starting catcher won’t be activated for Saturday’s doubleheader. Sanchez is expe...
14:26 2019-08-03

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
06:52 2019-07-19

Never Panic About Forgetting to Close the Garage Door Again For $20 Off If you have a garage, first of all, jealous. Second of all, it’s cheaper than you might think to upgrade to a smart garage door opener that you can control from anywhere. Just click this link to add a 10% coupon to your Amazon account, which will bring Genie’s QuietLift Connect down to $175 at check...
18:52 2019-06-19

Facebook Close to Launching WhatsApp Pay in India Facebook is moving a step closer to launching its long-delayed WhatsApp payments service in India after wrapping up an audit of related data practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
17:52 2019-07-17

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
22:13 2019-06-12

How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on Your iPhone I probably use my phone to search for at least a dozen things on the web every day, often more. For each search or visit to a favorite website, I instinctively open a new tab. Eventually, that means I have a pretty significant number of tabs open on my phone....
08:26 2019-07-14

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
20:52 2019-06-08

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-year-old Salameh was tall, dark and fashionable, e...
23:26 2019-06-08

Dog day delights: The best NYC events to close out summer 2019 Don’t let the haters fool you: Did you know that only earlier this week we hit the mathematical midpoint of summer? Yeah, it might feel like the dog days are taking a lot out of you, but the best way to fight the summer slump is to soak it all up, because before long it’ll......
02:26 2019-08-10

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving cars, VW says Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
15:00 2019-06-13

Tucson migrant shelter set to close in July TUCSON — Blankets line the floor of Tucson City councilman Steve Kozachik’s midtown office Saturday. On Friday night, dozens of migrant children slept here because Kozachik said Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery, the main shelter the city uses in this migrant crisis is over capacity. ...
09:39 2019-06-30

Hazard close to £88m Real Madrid move "Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after a deal worth 100 million euros ($112.65 million) plus add-ons was agreed between the two clubs on Thursday, British and Spanish media reported."...
23:26 2019-06-06

The Little Mermaid Could Be Close to Finding Its King Triton Kevin Smith teases not one, not two, but a trio of Batmen actors in the Jay & Silent Bob reboot. Quentin Tarantino promises his Star Trek film is basically Pulp Fiction with phasers. Snoopy is heading to space for Apple TV+. Plus, Arrow and Supergirl promote some regulars, behind the scenes on t...
20:26 2019-07-18

ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top of its site, ThinkGeek is...
23:52 2019-06-14

US, France praise close ties on D-Day anniversary France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States, but relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron meet on the sidelines of the 75th anniversary. (June 6)        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
14:33 2019-05-21

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
05:52 2019-07-03

Walgreens to close about 200 stores in United States Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Tuesday it plans to close about 200 U.S. stores and expects to record related pre-tax charges of between $1.9 billion and $2.4 billion....
03:26 2019-08-07

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
21:13 2019-06-18

Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor Turkmen President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his son Serdar a provincial governor, state television said, bolstering an already stellar career that has prompted speculation Serdar is being groomed to succeed his father....
21:00 2019-06-17

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty. Serdar Berdymukhamedov was named the governor of Ahal province in...
21:00 2019-06-18

New York governor says legal marijuana not likely this year ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he doesn’t believe it’s feasible for lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana this year. The Democrat told reporters Monday that he doesn’t believe there is sufficient support to pass the measure in the state Senate. Cuomo say...
20:39 2019-06-03

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week....
11:00 2019-08-08

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
11:26 2019-08-08

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
23:00 2019-07-03

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an early American flag....
21:39 2019-07-03

Maine governor OKs ban on gay conversion therapy for minors AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed a bill banning gay conversion therapy for minors. With Mills’ action Wednesday, Maine joins 16 other states and the District of Columbia that have banned the practice. Conversion therapy aims to change a person’s sexual orientation ...
19:52 2019-05-29

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported ab...
16:39 2019-07-22

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorn...
03:00 2019-06-14

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
12:39 2019-08-01

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of time" before he becomes president of Brazil....
02:13 2019-07-17

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
19:00 2019-08-05

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source familiar with the situation told CNN....
22:52 2019-07-24

A second candidate for Mississippi governor says he won’t meet alone with women “Appearances are important,” Bill Waller Jr., former chief justice of the state supreme court, told Mississippi Today. His statement comes after a fellow candidate, state Rep. Robert Foster, refused to let a female reporter ride along with his campaign....
10:01 2019-07-17

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party. Protesters said they ...
07:13 2019-07-22

Oklahoma governor surveys tornado damage Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visits El Reno, a city about 25 miles west of Oklahoma that was hit by tornado Saturday night. (May 27)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as the island's Senate still had to ratify his position....
06:52 2019-08-03

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
18:39 2019-07-09

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee on Friday warned that any future attempt to expan...
23:52 2019-05-24

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic U.S. territory...
17:26 2019-06-07

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in revenue last year....
06:39 2019-07-13

Fortress close to toast with Majestic Wine seller A US-based investor is close to toasting a deal to buy the store estate of Majestic Wine that could uncork the return to the industry of one of its best-known executives....
20:52 2019-07-02

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:52 2019-06-05

Wall St. Poised for Rebound as Turbulent Week Comes to a Close Stock futures were up, suggesting that a rocky week could end on an upbeat note despite persistent worries about the American economy and the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
16:39 2019-08-16

Gary Lineker is BBC's best-paid star again, but women close gap Many female stars have had pay rises, while male news presenters have taken cutsGary Lineker has maintained his status as the BBC’s highest earner after the broadcaster’s leading male sports presenters refused to take pay cuts, although many of the corporation’s foremost women have had substantial w...
16:39 2019-07-02

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A presidential pardon for federal crimes won’t be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation poised for passage in New York. The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing a legal loophole in the state’s double jeop...
17:52 2019-05-21

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about the plant, which employs 1,700 people. GMB regional ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake during their 14-hour fishing journey in a kayak, according to Mliv...
06:52 2019-05-30

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-04

Close Fucking Call: This Product That Got A New Look Still Has The Same Great Taste There’s nothing more difficult than when a comforting constant in your life is suddenly taken away from you. The resulting vacuum can fill a person with fear, confusion, and pain. This terrifying story of unexpected change thankfully ends well, but it was a fucking close one: This soy milk that got ...
20:39 2019-05-30

UK's Boris Johnson fills Cabinet with close allies Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed several key supporters to top jobs as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
08:13 2019-07-25

The Latest: Albania polls close without feared clashes TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Latest on disputed municipal elections in Albania (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Election Day clashes that were expected in Albania haven’t materialized so far as opposition supporters held only small, brief rallies. Independent analyst Lutfi Dervishi said of the munic...
22:39 2019-06-30

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina - source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-06-04

Broadcom is close to buying Symantec's enterprise business Broadcom is close to a deal to buy cybersecurity firm Symantec's enterprise business after negotiations to acquire the whole company fell apart last month....
23:00 2019-08-08

Stocks: Why Small Caps Bear Close Attention The S&P 500 index is widely followed but it by no means tells the whole story of the stock market. Get important insights into the performances of another index as you look at this chart ......
00:26 2019-07-03

Chelsea flower show 2019 up close – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gives a slightly different treatment to the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual show this year by photographing at macro level. He used a specialist Zörk lens with tube extensions to get really close up and a tripod with an arm extension to reach blooms set deeper...
16:26 2019-05-21

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
18:13 2019-06-09

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
04:13 2019-06-01

Barneys Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close Most Stores The luxury retailer filed for bankruptcy protection with plans to close most of its stores and a $75 million financing package that would give it time to find a buyer....
10:39 2019-08-06

Lakeway Publishers: No plans to close papers in bankruptcy MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — Lakeway Publishers says it does not plan to close any newspapers as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy and restructuring. The company owns community newspapers and websites in Tennessee, Missouri and Virginia. They include the Citizen Tribune in Morristown, Tennessee. Lakeway f...
23:13 2019-06-21

How Lorenzo is trying Ducati lessons at Honda to close MotoGP gap Jorge Lorenzo is applying bike braking elements and dynamics that he used at Ducati to his Honda MotoGP bike in order to improve his feeling and close the gap to the fastest riders...
16:13 2019-06-05

Bosnia is close to the edge. We need Europe’s help | Aleksandar Brezar With the economy hobbled and ethnic nationalist sentiment rising, this is no time for complacencyIn the opening scenes of Danis Tanović’s Oscar-winning film No Man’s Land, set in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war, a soldier in the Bosnian army reads the newspaper in a trench. Worriedly, he exclaims: “Lo...
13:52 2019-05-29

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
23:00 2019-06-09

Opera Reborn 3: No modern browser is perfect, but this may be as close as it gets Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) When Opera Software unveiled a new look and feel for its browser earlier this year, the company made a big deal of the impending changes. "We put Web content at center stage," the Opera team declared on its blog. And early ...
16:39 2019-05-21

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
21:52 2019-06-21

Is Clint Frazier close to returning? An in-depth investigation Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the entire Yankees roster is currently injured. In fact, Brian Cashman has been seen posting on Facebook looking for players, like I had to for my coed playoff game tonight. However, when given the opportunity to come up from Scranton, Clin...
16:39 2019-05-21

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an “acceptable level of profitability in todayR...
16:52 2019-05-21

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

U.S. and Turkey in close touch on S-400/F-35 dispute: NATO commander Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar are in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander said....
19:26 2019-06-18

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
04:52 2019-06-01

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
23:39 2019-06-09

Cannonball highlights how close Napoleon came to victory at Waterloo A cannonball discovered this week by archaeologists provides a further indication of how close Napoleon Bonaparte came to winning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815....
17:26 2019-07-17

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-07-10

New Texas detention center for migrant children to close Last teenagers will leave by end of week – just a few weeks after the center opened and the media were taken on toursThe not-for-profit organization that operates a brand new US government detention facility for migrant youths says the last teenagers detained there will leave by the end of the week ...
21:39 2019-07-23

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
11:52 2019-06-07

GNC plans to close up to 900 stores with a focus on mall locations Vitamin and supplements retailer GNC plans to close up to 900 stores in the next three years with big cuts to mall locations expected.       ...
05:13 2019-07-23

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
06:00 2019-05-24

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
00:13 2019-07-09

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
04:26 2019-06-14

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastbound I-10 traffic detouring on the eastbound frontage road between Ina Road exit and the...
03:13 2019-06-14

Starwatch: Jupiter in a close encounter with red giant Antares Our largest planet and the red supergiant are close together in the south-eastern sky, joined on Wednesday evening by the moon There is an interesting trio of celestial objects to look out for on the evening of 8 August. The mighty planet Jupiter is currently close to the red giant star Antares in t...
10:26 2019-08-05

Trump's Point Man on China Trade Still Trying to Close the Deal The trade impasse between the U.S. and China reflects the view of the Trump administration—and trade representative Robert Lighthizer—that a deal should focus on long-term changes in Chinese economic rules....
16:39 2019-05-23

Dimple Yadav Trails In Close Battle In Kannauj Dimple Yadav, a two-time Samajwadi Party lawmaker, is contesting for the third time from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, a party stronghold. She is currently trailing from the seat in a close battle with the......
03:13 2019-05-24

NFL notebook: Pats, Brady reportedly close to extension Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are nearing a contract extension that would tie the quarterback to the franchise beyond his upcoming 20th NFL season, according to multiple reports Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

New York's Four Seasons Restaurant to close less than a year after reopening Restaurant, which opened in in 1959 in the Seagram Building, will close the week of 10 JuneThe Four Seasons Restaurant in New York is to close, less than a year after it reopened away from the Seagram Building, the masterpiece of modern architecture which was its home for almost 60 years and which i...
22:00 2019-06-08

Close encounter with a 16TB HDD: Meet the Toshiba MG08 HDD Toshiba is one of the three big suppliers of hard disc drives left in the business which is predicted to still account for a whopping 59 percent of storage in 2025. Spinning disc drives, in the right configuration, still provide one of the most cost effective and reliable performances for storage, a...
01:13 2019-06-28

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
00:13 2019-05-24

Sephora will close for diversity training after incident with celebrity Sephora will close all locations on June 5 to hold diversity training for its staff after R&B singer SZA accused the store of racial profiling in April....
14:13 2019-06-03

Kevin Durant’s close friend: ‘He’s going to come back 10 times better’ OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook has known Kevin Durant since he was an unknown, skinny teenager in Seat Pleasant, Md., and he’s not going to doubt his friend now. Amid widespread speculation Durant will never be the same player after rupturing his Achilles tendon Monday nigh...
14:39 2019-06-13

Jupiter will be so close tonight, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
16:52 2019-06-10

Raptors close out Warriors in wild finish to win first NBA title OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant went down Monday and the Warriors went down for good Thursday but not before another heroic, yet unfortunate, moment for another injured Golden State free-agent superstar. In one crazy-loud night in the Bay Area, the Raptors went from their slogan of “We The North” to ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Red Bull's Verstappen: Promising to be so close after poor Friday Max Verstappen says it was "promising" to be so close to Ferrari and Mercedes in Formula 1 British Grand Prix practice, despite enduring "one of the worst" Fridays of 2019...
00:00 2019-07-13

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat Burundi to close in on last-16 • Group B: Madagascar 1-0 Burundi• Marco Ilaimaharitra’s free-kick puts last-16 place in sightAfrica Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar took a giant stride towards the next round as Marco Ilaimaharitra hammered home a late free-kick to beat Burundi 1-0 in Thursday’s early Group B match. Related: Se...
20:26 2019-06-27

Cashman: Yanks weren't close to deadline deals Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that he never got close to making any trades to bolster the team's roster prior to Wednesday's deadline. He said the asking prices on pitchers were more than he was willing to give up....
03:52 2019-08-01

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
17:13 2019-08-01

‘Framing John DeLorean’ Review: The Man Who Flew His Car Too Close to the Sun Mixing documentary and fictionalized re-enactment, a new film about the mythic automaker tells a quintessentially American story of ambition and greed....
21:13 2019-06-06

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to the campaign called “Beyond Carbon” in an effort ...
09:26 2019-06-07

Indonesia to close island in bid to save Komodo dragons Indonesia plans to close its eastern island of Komodo to the public next year in a bid to conserve rare Komodo dragons, the largest living species of lizard, a provincial official said on Tuesday....
13:39 2019-07-23

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) had approved SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment i......
02:52 2019-07-07

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe confirmed the border closure to The Associated Press on Thursday. The closure comes after a man died of Ebola in Congo’s major ...
11:39 2019-08-01

Jupiter will be so close this weekend, its moons will be visible with binoculars Skywatchers, Monday night is your best chance of the year to get a close look at Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Watford reject Everton’s £30m bid for Doucouré and close in on Sarr • French midfielder set to remain at Vicarage Road • Wayford hope to sign Senegal winger Sarr from RennesWatford do not plan to accept any offer from Everton for Abdoulaye Doucouré, having rejected a £30m opening bid for the 26-year-old midfielder that fell some way short of convincing them to chang...
20:39 2019-08-05

VW and Ford close to deal on self-driving and electric cars: VW Volkswagen and Ford are close to reaching a deal on a partnership for developing self-driving and electric cars, the German carmaker's chief executive said on Thursday....
22:52 2019-06-13

Naveen Patnaik's BJD, BJP Locked In A Close Battle In Odisha The BJP is heading for a remarkable tally in Odisha, where it is leading in 8 of 21 Lok Sabha seats. The state's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is ahead in 13 in a close fight in the eastern state....
09:52 2019-05-23

Colts close out draft class with signing of LB Okereke INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie linebacker Bobby Okereke became the Indianapolis Colts’ final draft pick to sign his rookie contract Friday. He was a third-round selection, No. 89 overall. Indianapolis expects him to provide depth at linebacker and eventually compete for a starting job. Okereke mad...
01:13 2019-06-15

Voters say Cuomo has made New York better as governor: poll ALBANY— Life in the Empire State is better now than when Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office, but his favorability rating is slipping, a new poll shows. Voters surveyed in a new Siena poll released Tuesday said the third-term Democrat has improved the state during his time as governor by a 51 to 39 percen...
18:39 2019-08-06

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
08:00 2019-07-18

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from office.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

Puerto Rico: Wanda Vazquez sworn in as new governor Wanda Vazquez became the second person to be sworn in as governor in less than a week. Puerto Rico has been marred by political turmoil and protests that led to the ouster of the former governor. Ricardo Rossello....
12:39 2019-08-08

Why You Need to Know About Puerto Rico's Protests and Governor Ricardo Rosselló In Puerto Rico, protests have taken over the country, calling for the resignation of their governor, Ricardo Rosselló—who is now expected to resign today. After a leak of messages between the governor and his inner circle, Rosselló is being held accountable for a series of personal attacks on gover...
22:13 2019-07-24

"People Should Celebrate Eid Without Fear": J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Sringar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary tweeted to say "restrictions have been eased" as the centre slowly relaxes the security lockdown that blanketed Jammu and Kashmir after its decision to......
13:39 2019-08-10

Florida governor signs felon voting bill TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill requiring Florida felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored. The Republican governor signed the bill into law Friday. During the spring legislative session, Democrats argued that forcing fe...
04:00 2019-06-29

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
17:13 2019-06-19

Pennsylvania governor wants to tie nuclear bailout to joining RGGI Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) as part of a nuclear bailout deal, according to reports from local media and analysts....
18:13 2019-06-19

Governor talks Superdome renovation, new Saints lease Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says the state is working on lease extensions with the New Orleans Saints designed to keep the NFL club in the Superdome for up to 30 additional years       ...
04:26 2019-08-13

Formner Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal Dies At 88 Former Uttarakhand Governor Sudershan Agarwal died on Wednesday after prolonged illness at a hospital in New Delhi, an official statement said. He was 88....
05:52 2019-07-04

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, which will decide who is in charge of the bankrupt government....
03:52 2019-08-07

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro T...
01:13 2019-06-15

"Kill Those Who Have Looted Kashmir": Governor Malik To Terrorists Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik waded into controversy on Sunday by asking terrorists to target corrupt politicians who have "looted the entire wealth" of the state rather than innocent......
19:26 2019-07-21

Hurriyat Ready For Talks, Says Jammu And Kashmir Governor The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is much improved now and the Hurriyat is ready for talks, Governor Satya Pal Malik has said. The "temperature is lower," the Governor declared at a programme in......
12:39 2019-06-23

Puerto Rico's new governor is challenged in court: newspaper The legitimacy of Puerto Rico's newly-installed governor has been challenged in court, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, adding further drama to who will lead the U.S. territory after weeks of protests....
14:39 2019-08-05

The Latest: Missouri governor addresses abortion license JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is doubling down on the state’s threat not to renew the license of the only abortion clinic in the state. Parson on Wednesday said the st...
21:13 2019-05-29

West Va. governor agrees to pay delinquent Kentucky taxes HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Coal companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are promising to pay huge property tax debts owed to some eastern Kentucky counties. Knott, Pike, Harlan and Magoffin counties received checks last week totaling nearly $1.2 million from Justice companies. The Justice organiza...
00:39 2019-06-11

New Puerto Rico governor pledges to scrutinize all contracts Puerto Rico’s new governor says her administration will be evaluating all government contracts as anger still simmers across the U.S. territory after corruption and mismanagement of public funds led to the recent ouster of the island’s former leader...
07:13 2019-08-12

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
02:00 2019-07-22

"Maintain Calm, Don't Believe Rumours": Governor To Kashmir Politicians Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday evening asked a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir politicians to "maintain calm and not believe rumours" that are circulating in the Kashmir Valley......
21:13 2019-08-02

Puerto Rico governor's likely successor may not soothe protester's ire Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation Wednesday will draw cheers from protesters, politicians and financial stakeholders, but his tapped replacement - Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez Garced - has not elicited the same excitement. ...
09:00 2019-07-25

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
22:13 2019-06-13

Former radio host engaged to Minnesota lieutenant governor MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says she is engaged to a former Minnesota Public Radio host who lost his morning show in 2018 after he disclosed their relationship. Flanagan tweeted Sunday morning about her engagement to Tom Weber. She said that she is “so excited to spend...
22:39 2019-06-30

Puerto Rico's leadership up in the air hours before governor to step down Hours before Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is due to resign on Friday after 12 days of street protests, the 3.2 million residents of the bankrupt U.S. territory remained unclear about who would succeed him....
18:39 2019-08-02

Acharya Devvrat Takes Oath As New Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat was on Monday sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat.Mr Devvrat, 60, was administered the oath of office by Gujarat High Court's acting Chief Justice Anant S Dave at a function held......
11:00 2019-07-22

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature,...
00:39 2019-05-31

Ex-soldier David Hurley becomes Australian governor-general CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Former soldier David Hurley has been sworn in as Australia’s governor-general a day before Parliament resumes for the first time since the May election. Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth II, who is Australia’s constitution head of state. He will officiate on Tu...
07:39 2019-07-01

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, on Tuesday issued a statement......
17:52 2019-08-06