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NHTSA Boss Who Helped Lead Rollback Of Fuel-Economy Standards Resigns The top boss of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resigns, car sales in India are bad, Uber and Lyft get called out for having drivers with car recalls on the road, the NHTSA looks into airbags on the Subaru Forester, and emissions rules come for Renault’s budget brand. All of this ...
04:39 2019-08-14

The One-Of-A-Kind Chevy eCOPO Camaro Is Going Up For Auction The Chevy eCOPO Camaro was something of a surprise—no one was really expecting a fully electric drag racer to show up at the 2018 SEMA show. Just like how, I’m sure, no one could have reasonably expected to own the thing one day in the near future. But if you’ve got some cash just laying around, thi...
04:39 2019-08-14

Julián Castro Knows Just How to Get His Message to Trump—Take Out an Ad on Fox News Democratic presidential candidate and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said “fuck it” to hoping Donald Trump hears his cries and took his message straight to the man by posting an ad on Trump’s personal YouTube channel, Fox News....
04:39 2019-08-14

Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Files for Divorce Rania ‘Rainbow’ Barris After 20 Years of Marriage For years, producer Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris’ relationship helped inspire plotlines on Black-ish, Barris’ acclaimed and widely-watched ABC sitcom. Now, the two are parting ways....
04:39 2019-08-14

NASA’s space-worthy nuclear reactor could be ready to fly by 2022 Today, scientists dream of one day building settlements on the Moon and even Mars, where research can be conducted and human travelers can live safely for months or years. Making that dream a reality is going to take a lot of work, and one of the most pressing concerns is power. The Department of En...
04:39 2019-08-14

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parachute test has raised serious questions about whether the ExoMars 2020 mission will remain on schedule. A...
04:39 2019-08-14

Bear invades home, busts out ‘like the Kool-Aid Man’ when police arrive Spotting a bear on a hiking trail or wandering around your rural back yard can be somewhat frightening, but most of the time they’d just assume ignore your presence entirely. One family in Estes Park, Colorado recently had a run-in with a bear that was not only interested in their home but app...
04:39 2019-08-14

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:39 2019-08-14

Shanghai fines Didi, Meituan for using unlicensed vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they continue to fail to meet standards....
04:39 2019-08-14

Schumer to ask Trump to divert $5 billion in border wall funding to fight gun violence, white-supremacy extremists Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday said he will ask President Trump to withdraw his request for $5 billion in border wall construction funds to instead use the money to combat gun violence and white supremacist extremism on the heels of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayt...
04:39 2019-08-14

Mexican, US officials meet on probe into Walmart shootings Mexican prosecutors have met with U.S. diplomats and representatives of the FBI to share information on investigations into the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso...
05:00 2019-08-14

Facebook paid people to transcribe Messenger voice chats Add Facebook to the list of tech firms who've halted their audio transcriptions over privacy concerns. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that contractors had been transcribing Messenger voice chats to determine if AI had correctly interpreted the m......
05:00 2019-08-14

Yankees’ destruction of Orioles reaches new level Even Donald Trump wasn’t this hard on Baltimore. The Yankees won their 15th straight game over the Orioles on Tuesday night, this time 8-3, making another mockery of Baltimore’s pitching. It’s their longest winning streak against an opponent in one season since they won 15 in a row against the Phila...
05:00 2019-08-14

Gregg Williams has retort for Jets defensive doubters The world according to Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is all good. He’s is the quintessential “What, me worry?’’ guy. Williams, who Tuesday was made available to reporters for only the second time since he was hired in January, painted a very positive picture about the defense he’s runnin...
05:00 2019-08-14

Cannabis in boxing Should boxers who use cannabis still be put in the same bracket as those who attempt to cheat by use performance enhancing drugs? Hall of Fame writer Nigel Collins investigates The post Cannabis in boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
05:00 2019-08-14

Security researcher demos a modified iPhone charging cable that can hijack your computer As far as iPhone and Mac hacks are concerned, a California-based security researcher who goes by the name MG recently came up with one of the more clever and intriguing workarounds we’ve seen to date. Whereas most exploits that make the news tend to rely on unsuspecting users clicking on a mal...
05:00 2019-08-14

The history of the famous poem on the Statue of Liberty that keeps annoying Trump officials Ivan Dmitri/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images The poem inscribed on a plaque in the Statue of Liberty continues to come up in discussions on the Trump administration's immigration policies. The poem, "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, was written in tribute to refugees and immigrants. Lazarus, ...
05:26 2019-08-14

The best knitting accessories you can buy Yes, you can knit with just yarn and needles, but your efforts and the finished product will be so much more successful with just a few additional accessories. Simply add these four tools to your Yarn Boss Yarn Bag and you'll find even more pleasure in knitting. I was nine-years-old when I first a...
05:26 2019-08-14

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS STARTUPS TO WATCH: The top 5 startups across digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of this transformation because they specifically targe...
05:26 2019-08-14

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for governor last year, will not run for president in 2020 after toying with the idea publicly for several mon...
05:52 2019-08-14

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
05:52 2019-08-14

Hinkley Point C: rising costs and long delays at vast new power station The UK’s first nuclear plant to be built since 1995 is expected to cost more than £20bnRevealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction siteThe Hinkley Point nuclear site, on the Somerset coast, should have begun powering around 6m homes well over a year ago.Instead, the 160-hectare (4...
05:52 2019-08-14

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction project since the second world war, is grappling w...
05:52 2019-08-14

Warragamba dam level report deadline too short, traditional owners say Indigenous custodians say document looking at impact of flooding parts of Blue Mountains is hard to followTraditional owners say they have not been given enough time to assess the cultural heritage impact of a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba dam and flood world heritage-listed areas of the Blue...
05:52 2019-08-14

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 2018 spent also 2.5 billion dollars in Tucson. So th...
05:52 2019-08-14

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged terrorists attended Tucson high schools TUCSON – The Digging Deeper team uncovered the latest documents that involved the arrests of two Tucson men charged with terrorism-related crimes. The federal government asked a judge to order both Ahmed Mohamed and Abdi Hussein to provide biometric information such as a finger or thumbprint to unlo...
05:52 2019-08-14

MVD Tucson Regional Office closed for week TUCSON -The Motor Vehicle Divisions Tucson Regional Office is closed this week while workers train on a new computer system. The regional office is only allowing vehicle inspections, which is causing some delays for other offices. On Tuesday, wait times exceeded an hour at the MVD off Shannon and In...
05:52 2019-08-14

FDA warns against drinking so called, “Miracle” products TUCSON – The Food and Drug Administration is urging people not to drink a solution often promoted online as a remedy for autism, HIV, cancer and other conditions. The products, Miracle and Master Mineral Solution, MMS and Chlorine Dioxide Protocol, are not approved by the FDA. The FDA says ing...
05:52 2019-08-14

Gone in 60 Seconds? Muscle cars top list of most stolen vehicles It’s been said that a good car thief needs less than a minute to make off with a vehicle, a theme highlighted in the 1974 film, “Gone in 60 Seconds,” as well as the 2000 remake. But with two of the most stolen cars of the past three years, a thief might not even need that long. The Dodge Charger Hem...
05:52 2019-08-14

Amazon's Choice under fire amid widespread fraud in recommendations A group of senators are demanding that Amazon explain how it comes up with its well-known "Amazon Choice" label, a mark of distinction that earns certain products preferred placement on the retail platform....
06:13 2019-08-14

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest government-backed newspapers was caught up in overnight clashes....
06:13 2019-08-14

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election chances....
06:13 2019-08-14

FAA issues flight ban on 2015 MacBook Pros with faulty batteries If you have a 2015 model of the 15-inch MacBook Pro, you may want to take up Apple on its free battery replacement offer before bringing it with you on a flight. The US Federal Aviation Administration has banned the model -- particularly those sold b......
06:13 2019-08-14

"Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh Will Develop As Locals Wish," Assures PM Modi One of the biggest decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first 75 days of his second successive government is the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and carving out two......
06:13 2019-08-14

Chandrayaan-2 Leaves Earth's Orbit, Heads Towards Moon India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 left the earth's orbit today and is headed towards moon after a crucial manoeuvre by the Indian Space Research Organisation....
06:13 2019-08-14

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing on Space Station Docking Port Install Experts from NASA will preview an upcoming spacewalk with two American astronauts outside the International Space Station to complete the outfitting of docking ports during a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 16, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston....
06:39 2019-08-14

Tesla Model 3 owner implants key card chip into her arm to unlock and start her vehicle No key, no problem. This Tesla Model 3 owner removed the RFID chip from the vehicle’s key card and implanted it in her arm so she can unlock her car.       ...
06:39 2019-08-14

First ride: 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo We're among the first in the world to ride shotgun in the latest mid-engined Ferrari supercar. How does the F8 Tributo fare around Maranello's roads? “The idea is to combine the agility of the Pista with the comfort of the GTB”, so says Ferrari test driver Fabrizio Toschi on the new F8 Tributo, the...
07:00 2019-08-14

Autocar magazine 14 August - on sale now Autocar magazine 14 August - on sale now This week: We look at the future of driving fun, go behind the scenes at Ford's Detroit HQ, detail Ferrari's upcoming SUV and loads more Like it or not, Ferrari’s got a Urus-baiting SUV on the way, and we’ve been finding out everything we can ahead of the ...
07:00 2019-08-14

| City won't rush Silva back from injury The medical team at Manchester City are continuing to assess a muscle complaint which saw Bernardo Silva miss the opening Premier League win over West Ham....
07:00 2019-08-14

A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs San Francisco is hallowed ground for tech entrepreneurs. Every year thousands of founders travel to the city, set on starting the next unicorn. However, while the birthplace of Twitter and Uber certainly can provide connections, investors, and talent to help entrepreneurs take their businesses to th...
07:00 2019-08-14

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: building the reality TV cinema of my dreams. And by ...
07:00 2019-08-14

Dyson hits leadoff homer, Dbacks power past Rockies 9-3 Jarrod Dyson homered on the second pitch of the game during a five-run first inning and was later involved in a quirky double play as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 9-3 win over the Colorado Rockies       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3 Ronald Acuña Jr. homered and threw out a runner at the plate to back Max Fried's fifth straight win, leading the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 5-3 on a sweltering Tuesday night at SunTrust Park       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
07:52 2019-08-14

Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study....
07:52 2019-08-14

Google devises conversational AI that works better for people with ALS and accents Google AI researchers today shared details about Project Euphonia, a speech-to-text transcription service for people with speaking impairments.Read More...
07:52 2019-08-14

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable shtick from the guy who sold MAGA hats and yuks...
08:13 2019-08-14

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tribe leaders, Clint Halftown, filed the Manhattan S...
08:13 2019-08-14

San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy, Disputed Murals The vote, which came after a tense meeting, nullified an earlier vote to paint over Depression-era school murals that some considered offensive to minorities....
08:13 2019-08-14

WNBA suspends Brittney Griner, four others for involvement in fight The WNBA handed down suspensions to five players, including star center Brittney Griner, for their roles in a fight during a game between the Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury....
08:39 2019-08-14

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down protests....
08:39 2019-08-14

Colts GM says Luck now has high-ankle problem Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard said quarterback Andrew Luck's calf strain has become a high-ankle issue. He said the team is still unsure about Luck's availability for the Sept. 8 season opener against the Chargers....
09:26 2019-08-14

Domingo German's winning ways create a question Yankees must answer Running his record to an MLB-best 16-2 might make German the obvious choice to front New York's rotation. But will the team have to watch his workload?...
09:26 2019-08-14

What's next: Pan Am Games athletes ponder Tokyo 2020 From facing elite competition to hanging out at the athletes' village, the 2019 Pan American Games was a vital experience for those hoping to shine in sport's biggest stage, the Olympics....
09:26 2019-08-14

|SAbusinessesstillintheircomfortzonewhenitcomestoAI-expert There is a massive gap among SA businesses between understanding the impact of using technology and actually embracing technology, says Arthur Goldstuck of World Wide Worx....
09:26 2019-08-14

737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for new plane Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines around the globe....
09:26 2019-08-14

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back out of a promised emissions cut nearly eight times greater than the combined annual fossil fuel poll...
09:26 2019-08-14

| Blockade, beating, pepper spray on second day of Hong Kong airport chaos Chaos has gripped Hong Kong's airport for a second day as pro-democracy protesters staged a disruptive sit-in that paralysed hundreds of flights, saw police fire pepper spray, and a mainland journalist beaten....
09:26 2019-08-14

Norwegian Air cutting more flights between East Coast and Europe The European low-fare carrier will end flights from the East Coast to Dublin on Sept. 15. Service from Hamilton, Ontario, is also being axed.       ...
09:52 2019-08-14

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants....
09:52 2019-08-14

U.S. SEC to consider new guidance on investor use of proxy advisors The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday said it would hold a meeting next week on whether to publish new guidance regarding the responsibilities of investors when relying on so-called proxy advisors....
09:52 2019-08-14

ViacomCBS is just the beginning of Shari Redstone's media deals More than two months before CBS Corp and Viacom Inc succeeded at a third attempt to recombine, controlling shareholder Shari Redstone had already decided the new company needed to get bigger....
09:52 2019-08-14

Wawrinka sees off determined Dimitrov in Cincinnati "Stan Wawrinka overcame battling Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 5-7 6-4 7-6(4) in a roller-coaster first-round match at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday."...
10:13 2019-08-14

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect at midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood of electronically filed New York State Supreme Cour...
10:13 2019-08-14

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
10:13 2019-08-14

Support a Local Teacher for Free With Your Verizon Up Membership If you’re a Verizon Up member, you get $10 to support a teacher near you—a promotion that’s good through the end of the month. To use it, go to your Verizon Up app and find the offer. Click “Use now” on the page to get your specific coupon code....
10:13 2019-08-14

How to Spot the New Nintendo Switch With Better Battery Life—and Avoid Accidentally Buying the Old One New models of Nintendo’s Switch console are now available on store shelves in select regions and will be rolling out to other markets soon. Unlike the smaller, portability-focused Switch Lite, the updated Nintendo Switch is identical in functionality to the models that have been available since the ...
10:13 2019-08-14

Andy Murray targets Australian Open for return to peak strength • Murray will use Asian tournaments to prepare for Melbourne• ‘I’m certainly not going to go backwards from here’Andy Murray is hoping to be back to the peak of his physical powers in time for the 2020 Australian Open after making his singles return.The former world No 1 was back on court as a singl...
10:39 2019-08-14

OnePlus' upcoming TV will simply be called the 'OnePlus TV' OnePlus doesn't have a release date or any specs for its upcoming TV, but it does have a name: OnePlus TV. The company announced that it chose the very simple moniker from multiple winners of a contest on its forums. "We believe there's no other name......
10:39 2019-08-14

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of employees, was discovered on...
11:00 2019-08-14

Sony WF-1000XM3 review: updated noise-cancelling earbuds sound great True wireless buds are Sony’s best yet, but where is the volume control?Sony’s latest true wireless WF-1000XM3 earbuds offer both noise cancelling and top-end sound quality while undercutting premium rivals on price.The replacement for the WF-1000X, which were some of the first noise cancelling true...
11:00 2019-08-14

| More than 200 killed, 1.2 million displaced by India floods India has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala, as the death toll from the annual monsoon deluge across the country rose to at least 209....
11:26 2019-08-14

Tucson Convention Center to see $65 million upgrade TUCSON- The Tucson Convention Center will soon see new upgrades and expansions after the Rio Nuevo Board unanimously approved a list of priorities worth $65 million for the building. The plan would include improvements to the main convention complex, Tucson Arena, Tucson Music Hall, Eckbo Plaza and ...
11:26 2019-08-14

Border Patrol rescues young Guatemalan woman near Arivaca TUCSON – A young Guatemalan woman was rescued by U.S. Border Patrol agents Sunday while tracking a group of migrants near Arivaca. Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents encountered the unconscious woman as they followed a path of footprints in the Tumacacori Mountains that agents suspected were f...
11:26 2019-08-14

Jewish school in Brooklyn installing bullet-resistant doors in wake of mass shootings A Jewish school in Brooklyn is the first school in New York City to install metal bullet-resistant doors with the goal of protecting students from active shooters, according to a report this week....
11:26 2019-08-14

Judge accused of helping shield illegal immigrant has pay restored as case proceeds A Massachusetts judge accused of helping an undocumented immigrant evade federal immigration agents waiting to arrest him will be paid while she fights the criminal charges against her, a judicial panel ruled Tuesday. ...
11:26 2019-08-14

Chinese police chief fired after his Porsche-driving wife explodes in road rage incident Video showed the woman, dressed like something out of Vogue magazine, yelling at and then slapping a hapless driver who got in the way of her illegal maneuver....
11:52 2019-08-14

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on Tuesday night. “We are trying to clear the backlog of passengers through flight rescheduling,” an Airport Authority representative told TIME...
11:52 2019-08-14

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
12:13 2019-08-14

Wright Stuff fan 'stalked star and his wife' as they had their first baby A devoted fan of television presenter Matthew Wright repeatedly turned up uninvited at his family home during a six-month stalking campaign, a court heard....
12:13 2019-08-14

Donald Trump's immigration chief in race row over poem on Statue of Liberty Donald Trump's immigration chief sparked a new race storm today after claiming the iconic poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcoming migrants to America was referring to "people from Europe"....
12:13 2019-08-14

Obama petition: Tens of thousands want New York street outside Trump Tower renamed Tens of thousands of people have backed a petition calling for the street outside Trump Tower in New York to be renamed after Barack Obama in a bid to troll the US president....
12:13 2019-08-14

Police hunt black cab driver after 'braking assault' on passenger Police want to trace a black cab driver who allegedly caused injuries to a passenger at London Bridge by braking "excessively" before dragging the customer out the vehicle....
12:13 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein guards placed on leave and warden removed as authorities investigate his death in cell Two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein the night he apparently killed himself in jail have been placed on leave and the warden has been removed as federal authorities investigate the financier's death, the Justice Department said....
12:13 2019-08-14

No. 1 Novak Djokovic begins Western & Southern Open title defense in win over Sam Querrey Novak Djokovic began his Western & Southern Open title defense with a win over Sam Querrey in straight set Tuesday night on Center Court        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Roger Federer cruises into third round at the 2019 Western & Southern Open Play was suspended for 61 minutes Tuesday night, which is exactly how long Roger Federer needed to win his 2019 Western & Southern Open debut        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

2017 Western & Southern Open champ Grigor Dimitrov ousted by Stan Wawrinka in three sets The 2017 Men's Western & Southern Open champion Grigor Dimitrov led off Tuesday's play with a match against Stan Wawrinka        ...
12:13 2019-08-14

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
12:39 2019-08-14

Twitter’s trying really hard to make itself a news app New experiments at Twitter show it’s trying to further establish itself as the go-to news app for its users around the world. Today, the company announced its testing a way for you to follow specific interests, such as sports teams and celebrities. Once you choose these topics, Twitter’s machine lea...
12:39 2019-08-14

The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant Food delivery apps are reshaping the restaurant industry — and how we eat — by inspiring digital-only establishments that don’t need a dining room or waiters....
12:39 2019-08-14

DealBook Briefing: A Tariff Pause, but the Reprieve May Be Temporary President Trump delayed new levies on Chinese goods, but there’s little evidence that Washington or Beijing will soon make the concessions required to strike a deal....
12:39 2019-08-14

Klopp: Nobody will forget Istanbul 2005 but it's a new team now "Jurgen Klopp is hoping his side can draw inspiration from Liverpool\u0027s heroics in Istanbul in 2005 as they bid to add the UEFA Super Cup to their Champions League crown when they face Chelsea in the Turkish capital on Wednesday."...
12:39 2019-08-14

Van Dijk ‘honoured’ to be on Ballon d’Or shortlist "Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says he would be delighted to win the Ballon d’Or but insisted the team’s aims were his main focus ahead of the Super Cup final with Chelsea."...
12:39 2019-08-14

Mercedes-Benz GLB To Be Launched Globally At The End Of This Year The entry-level five seater variant in Europe will be priced at " 37,746.80 (approximately Rs. 30.20 lakh in Indian currency) while the third row individual retractable seats will cost " 1309......
12:39 2019-08-14

S. Korea to acquire anti-missile radars, interceptors to counter N.K. threats South Korea plans to add two more ground-based anti-missile early warning radars and begin building three Aegis-equipped destroyers in the next five years....
13:00 2019-08-14

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters restricted The Hong Kong Airport Authority said it has obtained an interim court order barring protesters from demonstrating at the island's airport except in two designated areas....
13:00 2019-08-14

How To File An Online Claim For Provident Fund Withdrawal? Other Details In order to file an online claim for partail withdrawal from EPF corpus, subscriber should have activated his/her Universal Account Number (UAN) and the mobile number used for activating UAN should be......
13:00 2019-08-14

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday night, allowing two runs in seven stellar innings ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Bernie Sanders tones down criticism of Washington Post but expresses frustration with campaign coverage Sen. Bernie Sanders scaled back his criticism of the media on Tuesday, telling CNN he did not believe that Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was dictating the paper's coverage of his campaign....
13:26 2019-08-14

'Central casting': Trump is talking more than ever about men's looks President Donald Trump told Fox News in June that it's "tough" to follow his instincts and withdraw all troops from Afghanistan when a "great-looking, central casting" military general urges him not to....
13:26 2019-08-14

Liverpool vs Chelsea referee Stephanie Frappart 'not afraid' to be first woman to referee Uefa Super Cup as officials aim to inspire a generation Stephanie Frappart will make history when she becomes the first female official to take charge of a major Uefa's men competition showpiece - a moment Irish assistant Michelle O'Neill hopes will inspire the next generation....
13:26 2019-08-14

Trump finally acknowledges his tariffs could hit consumers With his announcement of a delay in tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump contradicted his own mantra that the Chinese are paying the full price of his tariffs....
13:52 2019-08-14

How to create a light and bright home — even without the sun TOWN SQUARE | Play with bright, cheery colors or pastels for throw pillows, accents and artwork. Bright artwork is an easy way to freshen up your walls....
13:52 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe -statement The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts to stonewall" the probe....
13:52 2019-08-14

Air Canada sees A220 jet delivering boost for key U.S. transit traffic Air Canada said on Wednesday it will launch a direct Seattle-Montreal service next spring with its new A220-300 jets, as the carrier eyes new routes to grow its share of lucrative international transit traffic to and from the United States....
13:52 2019-08-14

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
13:52 2019-08-14

MLB roundup: Sale makes strikeout history in Boston's win Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the 10th inning as the visiting Boston Red Sox overcame blowing a five-run lead to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Tuesday night....
14:13 2019-08-14

Venus stuns holder Bertens in Cincinnati, Serena withdraws Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called "smart" tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday before her sister Serena withdrew due to back problems....
14:13 2019-08-14

San Francisco sues Trump administration over rule to limit legal immigration The city of San Francisco and nearby Santa Clara County sued President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
14:13 2019-08-14

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
14:13 2019-08-14

Philip Hammond: MPs can stop Boris Johnson delivering no-deal Brexit Former chancellor suggests No 10 advisers have no intention of negotiating a new EU dealPhilip Hammond has said MPs can prevent Boris Johnson taking the UK out of the EU without a deal on 31 October, calling no deal a “betrayal of the referendum” and suggesting advisers in Downing Street have no int...
14:13 2019-08-14

Ibram X Kendi on why not being racist is not enough The historian on how he confronted his own racism and the lessons he learned along the way, the far right’s abuse of free speech, and why the rise of the Squad gives him hopeIt is a moment that disturbs Ibram X Kendi to this day. It was the 90s, and Kendi – then in his final year of high school – wa...
14:13 2019-08-14

Team USA coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some have twisted the concept for their own ends. He a...
14:13 2019-08-14

Grunge veterans Redd Kross: 'Courtney Love blacklisted us!' They were heralded as the forefathers of grunge, but a fondness for snubbing fashion – and crank calling their peers – meant that the McDonald brothers never made the big time. Not that they careFor a group Thurston Moore once called “the most important band in America”, Redd Kross have a knack for ...
14:13 2019-08-14

'Scores' killed in Yemen as UAE-backed fighters seize parts of Aden Clashes between forces backed by former Gulf allies UAE and Saudi threaten ‘new civil war within a civil war’, says thinktank“Scores” of people were killed and hundreds wounded during recent fighting in Yemen’s key port of Aden when southern separatists – trained by the UAE – seized key locations of...
14:13 2019-08-14

Nora Quoirin: postmortem to be carried out after missing girl's body found Family pay tribute to teenager and say ‘the cruelty of her being taken away is unbearable’ The family of the British teenager Nora Quoirin, whose body was found in the Malaysian jungle, have paid tribute to their daughter and said “the cruelty of her being taken away is unbearable”.The 15-year-old’s...
14:13 2019-08-14

Former child refugee reunited with aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee who posted an online callout to track down a camp worker who gave her a bike has found and met the man whose generosity brought her joy.Mevan Babakar, 29, lived in a refugee camp in the Net...
14:13 2019-08-14

Texas has a long history of anti-Mexican racism. My family lived it Mexican Americans have faced shocking acts of racist violence. Some are documented in the Voces database, the largest Latino oral history archive in the USLate in 1945, Frank Macias returned to El Paso, Texas, a hero of the second world war. He’d been in the US army’s 554th anti-aircraft artillery b...
14:13 2019-08-14

How to make gazpacho – recipe As summery as a salad and just as healthy, gazpacho is refreshing as a starter or, with a little improvisation, a complete meal in itselfAlong with those very first sun‑warmed strawberries, and the increased opportunities for ice-cream consumption, chilled soup is for me one of the culinary pleasure...
14:13 2019-08-14

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
14:39 2019-08-14

LinkedIn is getting a dark mode, so you can go job-hunting in style LinkedIn is about to receive a dark mode makeover, according to findings from app researcher Jane Manchun Wong.After discovering that Facebook is developing a dark mode for its Android app, Manchun Wong did some digging into LinkedIn's code and found evidence that it's also getting a new, ...
14:39 2019-08-14

AMD’s next-gen Renoir chips could skip Navi for older integrated graphics AMD’s next-generation APUs, codenamed Renoir, will be 7nm chips featuring Zen 2 architecture, but there's fresh speculation that the processors will run with Vega 10 graphics, as opposed to Navi (AMD’s latest graphics solution, which was previously rumored for Renoir).We should ma...
14:39 2019-08-14

Cheap broadband bills and no price hikes make TalkTalk fibre deals a great choice When we think about affordable broadband deals, TalkTalk is never far from our minds. With monthly bills starting at under the £20-mark for its very cheapest plan, you can see why. But if you can get fibre broadband where you live, we reckon TalkTalk's superfast offering is even better val...
14:39 2019-08-14

Some MacBook Pro models are now banned from US flights due to fire risk Some MacBook Pro 15-inch models have been branded a fire risk by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and therefore you won’t be able to take them on board an airplane.You may remember that back in June, Apple initiated a recall for certain MacBook Pro 15-inch laptops sold between Se...
14:39 2019-08-14

3D printing with moondust could be the key to setting up a colony on the moon 1The entire Apollo 11 mission to the moon took just eight days. If we ever want to build permanent bases on the moon, or perhaps even Mars or beyond, then future astronauts will have to spend many more days, months and maybe even years in space without a constant lifeline to Earth. The question is h...
15:00 2019-08-14

UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’ The UK‘s advertising watchdog has upheld its complaint about a Bitcoin newspaper ad from cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) explained in a blog post that it took issue with an ad published on January 3, 2019, depicting a graph of Bitcoin‘s price per...
15:00 2019-08-14

Humans have been listening to our ‘AI-transcribed’ conversations for over a decade It was a scandal. Third-party contractors, many working from places where data protection legislation is lax (or even non-existent), were listening and transcribing recordings of conversations from people who unwittingly believed robots were doing all the work. Conversations about work, finance, and...
15:00 2019-08-14

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer....
15:00 2019-08-14

What does semen taste like, and can it change? Semen typically has a bitter or slightly salty taste, though this may vary from person to person. Various fluids in the semen give it its taste. Learn more here....
15:00 2019-08-14

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
15:00 2019-08-14

Repo Rates Fuel Concern Over Mounting U.S. Debt The elevated cost of borrowing cash overnight using Treasurys as collateral highlights the expense of widening budget deficits, even as U.S. 10- and 30-year yields are near record lows....
15:00 2019-08-14

This Gigantic Whirlpool Is A Skylight And Rain Collector A massive whirlpool, located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, makes for one of its central attractions. The large whirlpool forms inside a 70-foot diameter acrylic bowl and serves as......
15:00 2019-08-14

Warriors superfan shares secrets, motivations of crashing courtside seats Warriors diehard fan Trevor Laub digitally altered his tickets to sit courtside at home games. He explained the rest of his secrets and motivations.       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Saquon Barkley on support of Colin Kaepernick: I don't care if I lose fans Giants RB Saquon Barkley doesn't care one if he loses fans over his support of Colin Kaepernick, who hasn't played since Week 17 of 2016 season.       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Kyle Seager gets third homer of game as Tigers outfielders collide, knock ball over wall Kyle Seager of the Mariners got his third home run of the game after Tigers outfielders collided, knocking the ball over the fence.       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Choi, Meadows homer in Rays' 7-5 win against Padres Ji-Man Choi hit a go-ahead, two-run home run with two outs in the seventh inning and rookie Austin Meadows also connected for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 for their sixth straight win       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights British Airways is set to trial VR entertainment on select first class flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK. From now until the end of the year, customers on these flights will have their own 3D cinema in the sky, and will be able to watch a......
15:52 2019-08-14

Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints A biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence companies has suffered a major data breach, revealing the fingerprints of more than one million people as well as unencrypted passwords, facial recognition information and other personal data....
15:52 2019-08-14

|Steinhoffcorporatefraudbeyondwhatanyoneenvisaged,inquiryhears The PIC commission heard from its last witness, co-founder of Lancaster Group Jayendra Naidoo on Wednesday. Lancaster received a loan from the PIC to make an investment into Steinhoff....
15:52 2019-08-14

|RobbenIslandpricefixingcaseagainstferryoperatorsdismissed The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a case of alleged price fixing and collusive tendering by two ferry boat operators transporting passengers to Robben Island and the V/A Waterfront....
15:52 2019-08-14

|Tradeconditionsstrainedbutstable-index Trade conditions in SA remained strained but stable in July, according to the latest Trade Activity Index released by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry....
15:52 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell, claims she ‘oversaw the process’ Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz sued the late pedophile’s estate and his gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday as part of the first wave of civil actions under the newly enacted Child Victims Act. Araoz said she was just 15 when the financier raped her at his tony Manhattan townhouse. ...
15:52 2019-08-14

Facebook paying to transcribe users' audio chats, report says Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio chats, said a report. The social network said it will stop the practice.       ...
15:52 2019-08-14

Shanghai Fines Ride-Hailing Service Providers Didi, Meituan For Using Unlicensed Vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they......
16:13 2019-08-14

Infosys To Drive Toyota's Material Handling Arm In US On Cloud Global software major Infosys on late Tuesday said it would provide telematics software to car maker Toyota's material handling arm in the US on its cloud platform....
16:13 2019-08-14

India's Coffee Day to sell Bengaluru tech park to Blackstone, cut debt Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday it planned to sell a tech park it owned in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru to Blackstone for up to 30 billion rupees ($421 million), in an effort to cut debt....
16:13 2019-08-14

Brooklyn Nets' Joseph Tsai to buy remaining stake in team from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov for $2.3B: report Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is reportedly set to the remaining 51 percent of the team he does not own from majority owner, and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov....
16:13 2019-08-14

WNBA suspends Griner 3 games for fight; 4 others punished Mercury center Brittney Griner will miss the next three games after the WNBA suspended her Tuesday for her role in a fight in the Dallas-Phoenix game over the weekend that resulted in six players getting ejected....
16:13 2019-08-14

Zarco targets MotoGP return after KTM exit, but Moto2 "also an option" Johann Zarco says staying in MotoGP in 2020 following his KTM departure remains the "first target", but admits a return to the Moto2 class is "also an option"...
16:13 2019-08-14

The big negative in "no-brainer" McLaren IndyCar deal Leaving Honda for Chevrolet was a "big negative" in Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' partnership with McLaren in IndyCar, but the deal was a "no-brainer", according to team boss Sam Schmidt...
16:13 2019-08-14

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
16:13 2019-08-14

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport after protesters restricted The Hong Kong Airport Authority said it has obtained an interim court order barring protesters from demonstrating at the island's airport except in two designated areas....
16:13 2019-08-14

Pelosi warns U.S.-UK trade pact won't pass Congress if Good Friday deal is undermined There is no chance that a trade agreement between the United States and Britain will pass Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday peace accord between Ireland and Northern Ireland, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-08-14

Gregg Popovich calls Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice 'a very patriotic thing' San Antonio Spurs and USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich referred to Colin Kaepernick's fight for social justice as "very patriotic."       ...
16:39 2019-08-14

SEC preseason power rankings: Alabama the best of the best conference but has company at top USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Southeastern Conference.       ...
16:39 2019-08-14

New Zealand Scientists Discover Fossilized Bones of Human-Sized ‘Monster Penguin’ (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago. They said the previously undiscovered species is believed to have s...
17:00 2019-08-14

Historic cathedral installs slide to give visitors a better view of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Pitching moves show how desperate Red Sox have become Andrew Cashner failed to help the Red Sox’s starting rotation, but he could become their desperate bullpen savior. After posting a brutal 8.01 ERA over six starts since being acquired by the Orioles last month, Cashner was pulled from the rotation but earned his first career save Tuesday night...
17:00 2019-08-14

This game reminds wagerers there are no sure things LAS VEGAS — If you’ve followed sports betting for any time at all, hopefully you’ve heard the advice that, “There’s no such thing as a sure thing.” Most bettors may have heard that, but a lot fell into that trap on Sunday when the Houston Astros, riding an eight-game winning streak, closed as -450 f...
17:00 2019-08-14

Lexus Just Made The LC Even Better Looking The Lexus LC 500 was released three years ago to a hell of a lot of fanfare because it’s one hell of a good looking car with just the perfect amount of performance. Turns out, though, that it can be improved with just one little fix: a beautiful but subtle green limited edition paint job....
17:00 2019-08-14

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
17:26 2019-08-14

Department store stocks plummet on the heels of Macy's dismal earnings Shares of Nordstrom, Kohl's, Dilliard's, and J.C. Penney tanked on Wednesday after Macy's lowered its profit outlook in an earnings miss that was indicative of challenges within the broader department store and retail sector....
17:26 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won’t face prison A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:26 2019-08-14

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer ‘disappointed’ by verdict The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is “disappointed” by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city....
17:26 2019-08-14

Dayton, Ohio, shooting: Video shows gunman's deadly path It is still unclear whether the gunman intended to shoot his sister, Megan Betts. Police revised the number of people injured by gunfire to 17.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Kodi Lee moved judge's to tears again on 'AGT' with 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' rendition Kodi Lee, a blind singer with autism, moved the judges to tears again on NBC's "America's Got Talent."        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Bond Rally Drives 30-Year Treasury Yield to Record Low Another wave of buying in the U.S. government-bond market pushed the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond to a record low, the latest sign of mounting economic anxiety....
17:26 2019-08-14

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and scanning the asteroid’s surface to get a better idea of exactly what dangers the probe might face when it eventually touches down. Now, after scru...
17:52 2019-08-14

Sala and pilot exposed to carbon monoxide before crash, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
17:52 2019-08-14

Dozens of child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
17:52 2019-08-14

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
17:52 2019-08-14

Make Frozen Teethers With Baby Food Pouches We are at a stage with our infant son where every unexplained expression of discontentment is met with the question: “Do you think he’s teething?” Right now, it’s likely that he is. He’s drooly and a little fussy, and whenever I let him feel the “cold” of a canned beverage straight out of the fridg...
17:52 2019-08-14

What's Going on With the Bond Market? “The Bond Market is Screaming.” “The Bond Market Smells Big Trouble. Here’s Where to Hide.” Every time you turn around, there’s another headline that sounds just like this, because the bond yields have been going down at an angle akin to the pitch of Splash Mountain. And at the same time, it’s getti...
17:52 2019-08-14

Russia says radiation levels spiked in area around weapons test explosion Radiation levels near the site of a deadly explosion of an apparent nuclear-powered missile being tested in Russia spiked by up to 16 times above normal, according to the country’s weather service. The Thursday blast on the coast of the White Sea in Nyonska killed five scientists with Russia’s...
17:52 2019-08-14

FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
18:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Novartis says top R&D execs no longer at Avexis unit after test data manipulation Novartis said on Wednesday the two top research & development executives at its Avexis unit were no longer at the company after some data from early testing of Avexis's more than $2-million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated....
18:13 2019-08-14

Ford extends warranty on certain Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in certain of its Focus and Fiesta cars due to complaints related to the vehicles' transmission from several customers....
18:13 2019-08-14

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said....
18:13 2019-08-14

These charitable individuals are giving cash away. Here's why Owners of donor-advised funds turned on the tap and made hefty grants to their favorite charities, according to data from Schwab Charitable and Fidelity Charitable....
18:39 2019-08-14

FDA faces deadline on adding graphic labels to cigarette packs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39 2019-08-14

New Cars 2019: What's coming and when? Looking to upgrade your car? Before you do, check out our hub page for the most important new cars still to come in 2019 2019 has already been a bumper year for new cars, with important releases in every model category from the Toyota Supra to the Vauxhall Corsa and the Mercedes-AMG A45 - to name b...
19:00 2019-08-14

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series set to make 680bhp Ultimate version of two-seater will take AMG's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 to its limit, as new prototypes are seen testing Mercedes-AMG is well into developing the swansong for the GT range - the Black Series - ahead of its launch next year.  New imges of a prototype testing at the Nürburgring show an...
19:00 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues British socialite and staff members A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct has sued his estate, former associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed staff members who worked for the financier, according to a court filing....
19:00 2019-08-14

Focus turns to British socialite in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein's death The death of Jeffrey Epstein in prison from an apparent suicide has further shone the spotlight on the wealthy financier's rich and famous former associates....
19:00 2019-08-14

Britons Worry No-Deal Brexit Will Cause Drug Shortages Three-quarters of medicines consumed in the U.K. arrive through a narrow English Channel crossing, so any bottlenecks could quickly squeeze drug stocks if Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31 with no deal....
19:00 2019-08-14

Nandi, the elephant to celebrate fifth birthday Sunday Nandi the elephant will celebrate her fifth birthday on Sun, Aug. 18. Courtesy: Reid Park Zoo TUCSON – Have you herd? African elephant Nandi will soon be celebrating her fifth birthday at Reid Park Zoo. Nandi’s Fifth Birthday Bash will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sun, Aug. 18 at Reid Park Zoo Exped...
19:00 2019-08-14

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Do we dare add Ivan Nova? Ivan Nova shut down the Astros on Tuesday to continue a dominant five-start stretch. Scott White gauges its legitimacy while also sizing up the Braves closer situation and recent prospect call-up Josh Rojas....
19:00 2019-08-14

So How Much Is WeWork Spending on Kombucha Taps as it Hemorrhages Billions? WeWork, the coworking space startup, just filed paperwork detailing its financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering and boy, oh boy, does it throw away a lot of money. Read more......
19:00 2019-08-14

Report: Juul's Meaningless Attempts at Self-Regulation Just Led to Explosion in Knockoff Juul Pods Juul pulled almost all of its flavored nicotine pods other than menthol and mint off the market last year under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, which under recently departed Administrator Scott Gottlieb was pursuing a hardline stance on the vaping industry and specifically on Juul, w...
19:00 2019-08-14

Todd and Julie Chrisley in custody after indictment on tax evasion and fraud Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are in custody in Georgia, one day after they were indicted on tax evasion and fraud charges, according to the Northern District of Georgia attorney's office....
19:26 2019-08-14

Wall Street tumbles on growing recession fears Wall Street main indexes slumped more than 2.5% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
19:52 2019-08-14

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of collaborating to block Brexit Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in order to push through the UK's exit from the EU....
19:52 2019-08-14

Steve King on Rape: What's the Big Deal? Rep. Steve King is best known as a super-racist, but let it not be forgotten that the Iowa Republican also has terrible views on just about everything else. For instance, here’s our man coming in hot with the rare “are rape and incest so bad when you think about it” take:...
20:13 2019-08-14

The Prison Holding Jeffrey Epstein Wasn't Even Trying, Huh With every piece of new information that seeps out about Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal New York City prison this past weekend, the prison’s operations more closely resemble something straight out of Mr. Bean....
20:13 2019-08-14

We Are NOT Scaremongering, But You Should Be Gripped By Fear of a Global Recession Right Now Is a recession coming? The very nature of time assures us that, yes, sooner or later, a recession—like all events—will come. But should you be riddled with anxiety about a recession coming soon? Also yes....
20:13 2019-08-14

Klopp and Lampard set to do battle in European showpiece "The Champions League winners Liverpool take on the Europa League champions Chelsea at Besiktas\u0027 Vodafone Park on Wednesday night to decide who will lift the 44th UEFA Super Cup. It\u0027s Klopp vs Lampard. Who will come out on top?"...
20:13 2019-08-14

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda intercept encrypted messages and allowed police i......
20:13 2019-08-14

The teens would also like to know who killed Bryce Walker in new 13 Reasons Why trailer We’re a little more than a week away from the third season of 13 Reasons Why, which, as we saw in the season’s teaser, will center around a murder mystery with as many suspects as the show has reasons. Today, we’ve got a new trailer for Netflix’s premiere teen soap....
20:13 2019-08-14

Defiant Former Blackwater Contractor Again Sentenced to Life A federal judge sentenced Nicholas Slatten for murdering an Iraqi citizen, which prosecutors said sparked the shooting of dozens of Iraqis in Baghdad....
20:13 2019-08-14

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
20:13 2019-08-14

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
20:13 2019-08-14

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bore down on the archipelago, public broadcaster NHK said....
20:13 2019-08-14

iPhone 11 rear glass may lose ‘iPhone’ branding, come in matte green New details from the Asian supply chain suggest that Apple will be making a series of changes to 2019 iPhone backs, including color and brand tweaks.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Borderlands 3 hands-on preview — Hours of goofy shooting and crazy sidekick characters Dean Takahashi gives his impressions of playing Borderlands 3, after a preview event where he played the beginning as well as a scene on Eden-6.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The contraction comes after the UK economy shrunk last we...
20:39 2019-08-14

A look at the global fintech landscape and how countries are embracing digital disruption in financial services This is a preview of the “Global Fintech Landscape” premium research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence Since sprouting in the US and UK arou...
20:39 2019-08-14

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hands of prison guards in exchange for her freedom. Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent activist in the women's right to drive movement and also an outspoken...
20:39 2019-08-14

The husband of an El Paso shooting victim says he has no other family, so he's inviting the community to attend his wife's funeral Reuters/Callaghan O'Hare Antonio Basco, who was married to a victim of the mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart, said he has no other family after losing his wife. So, he invited the community to join him at her funeral. Antonio Basco was married to his wife Margie Reckard, 63, for 22 years before s...
20:39 2019-08-14

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was fired from her job after announcing her transition...
20:39 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protests paralyzed operations REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Flight operations resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence. The airport had closed check-in for remaining flights late Tuesday afternoon as protesters swarmed the terminal and blocked access to immigration for...
20:39 2019-08-14

Will Khloe Kardashian Let Single Mom Terra Give Up on Her Revenge Body Journey Over Custody Battle Concerns? Khloe Kardashian isn't ready to give up on Terra. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian, the Good American boss has a meeting with trainer Autumn......
20:39 2019-08-14

The Crown Season 3 Cast on Claire Foy Impressions, Personal Connections and Prince Charles' Young Love After nearly two years without new episodes, The Crown's reign is continuing on Netflix. Season three of the Emmy-winning drama drops on Sunday, Nov. 17 with a brand-new cast playing the very......
20:39 2019-08-14

Brandi Cyrus Breaks Silence on Sister Miley's Split From Liam Hemsworth: "I'm Here for Her, Obviously" There's no bond quite like sisterhood. Just ask Brandi and Miley Cyrus. Over the weekend, while the duo were vacationing in Italy, news broke that Miley had split from her longtime......
20:39 2019-08-14

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and implement policies to promote renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One popular approach, now...
21:00 2019-08-14

New Puerto Rico governor finally overcoming challenges Puerto Rico’s new governor appears to be finally overcoming challenges to her authority following weeks of political turmoil on the U.S. territory, with key members of the majority New Progressive Party expressing support...
21:00 2019-08-14

Trudeau broke ethics rules over SNC-Lavalin affair, 2nd ethics violation since 2015 Ethics commissioner Mario Dion released a damning report Wednesday that found Trudeau improperly pressured former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in the SNC-Lavalin affair....
21:00 2019-08-14

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
21:00 2019-08-14

U.S. mortgage debt tops 2008 record Mortgage debt in the United States has surpassed its peak in 2008 just before the financial crisis, wiping out the fall from the Great Recession, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York....
21:26 2019-08-14

LA Opera investigates Placido Domingo over sexual misconduct report The Los Angeles Opera said it has opened an investigation into opera legend Placido Domingo, following a news report that detailed accusations of sexual abuse from nine women....
21:26 2019-08-14

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
21:26 2019-08-14

Hurry up and make an example of Bryson DeChambeau over slow play If the focus on the world No 8 results in improvement on slow play then the criticism of the player will have been justifiedA hilarious scene played out on the penultimate day of the Latin America Amateur Championship this year. While irked – and worried – by the delivery of a warning over slow play...
21:26 2019-08-14

Trudeau violated ethics law in conflict of interest case, watchdog rules Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of interest case, a watchdog ruled on Wednesday.According...
21:26 2019-08-14

The restaurant that teaches homeless people to barbecue with the best Every year, social enterprise Beyond Food helps apprentices turn their lives around. This month they will be running stoves at Meatopia, a festival of food and fireAndrew Cannon’s greatest ambition is to climb Everest. That, and to be happy, and perhaps live with someone some day – more modest goals...
21:26 2019-08-14

Ibram X Kendi: 'Racist ideas have always been murderous' - video The American historian argues that, in the Donald Trump era, people need to be actively anti-racist. He also discusses the El Paso shootings, the US president's racially motivated tirades and the most effective way to challenge him Continue reading......
21:26 2019-08-14

Tesla exec turnover worse among Musk reports, analyst says Tesla’s executive turnover is higher than major Silicon Valley-based technology companies and is particularly acute among those reporting to CEO Elon Musk, according to a new Bernstein report....
21:26 2019-08-14

CDK settles Cox Automotive lawsuit, reports quarterly net loss Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed. CDK recorded a $90 million accrual for litigation in the quarter, part of which included the Cox resolution and the rest a reserve for remaining cases....
21:26 2019-08-14

Ford extends transmission warranty on 2014-16 cars Powertrain chief says Focus and Fiesta models with the dual-clutch gearbox "remain safe to drive," but "we regret the inconvenience our customers have experienced."...
21:26 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
21:52 2019-08-14

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks AT&T and T-Mobile announced today the carriers are offering robocall identification across networks in a first step toward SHAKEN/STIR implementation.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

This is how to use Google Flights to save money This is how you use google flights to save money on your next trip. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the presidential candidates spending the most, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Scientists develop better, cheaper way to make pattern metals for solar cells Chemists at the University of Warwick have developed a better way to make patterned metals. The material innovation could make solar panels cheaper and more sustainable....
22:13 2019-08-14

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-14

Panasonic Hid a Security Camera Inside a Lamp That Will Stand Out Like a Sore Thumb There’s certainly something to be said for cleverly hiding an object in plain sight, but Panasonic’s new incognito wireless security cameras are camouflaged inside a conspicuously tall floor lamp that doesn’t really look like a floor lamp, inevitably leading to visitors taking a closer inspection to...
22:13 2019-08-14

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
22:13 2019-08-14

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Minnesota Vikings Some people are fans of the Minnesota Vikings. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Minnesota Vikings. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
22:13 2019-08-14

Why Antonio Brown Needs His Helmet Antonio Brown is the most prolific wide receiver in football over the last eight seasons (or so), even while being a smaller and less imposing physical specimen than nearly every “No. 1” receiver in the NFL. How does he do it?...
22:13 2019-08-14

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to 6 years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
22:13 2019-08-14

GE secures four-year labor deal with unions for 6,600 workers General Electric Co has clinched a labor deal with all 6,600 of its unionized workers in the United States, averting potential strikes that could have hit the ailing conglomerate's jet engine production, the company and unions said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-14

Brazilian stocks slide 3%, on track for biggest fall since March Brazilian stocks fell 3% on Wednesday, on course for their biggest one-day loss since March 27, slammed by growing fears of recession in the United States, economic weakness in Europe and continued market turbulence in neighboring Argentina....
22:13 2019-08-14

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's trade and oil industry partners The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduro's government, as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out....
22:13 2019-08-14

Managers funded by Queensland government grant urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with state government fundsSugarcane industry managers funded by grants from the Queensland government to help cane growers reduce pollution flowing onto the Great Barrier Reef are promoti...
22:39 2019-08-14

Bella Thorne makes directorial debut with a short film for Pornhub We’ve gone on the record in the past as being giant fans of the endless, swirling miasma of insanity that is Bella Thorne’s Instagram feed. Yes, she’s an actor, and yes, she’s quite good in some things, even when the movies themselves are not that good. (Okay, Assassination Nation was decent.) But p...
22:39 2019-08-14

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a crucial litmus test, one when many artists hit their stride and prove if they’re really in it for the l...
22:39 2019-08-14

|McebisiJonas:'SouthAfricaisn'tfarfromchaosortheIMF' Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas believes South Africa isn't far removed from chaos and that there exists a "historic opportunity" for the government to effect drastic and necessary structural changes to the economy and the country....
22:39 2019-08-14

Rapper A$AP Rocky Is Convicted of Assault in Sweden, Won't Face Prison American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden but won’t serve prison time after a trial marked by an intervention by President Trump, who urged the country’s government to release the artist....
23:00 2019-08-14

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and urged the United States to ensure the incident was designated as such....
23:00 2019-08-14

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in his home state of Iowa, local media reported....
23:00 2019-08-14

How To Upgrade The Electronics On A Vintage Formula One Car Think about old PC games you used to play back in 1997. You wouldn’t be able to boot that up now, and you especially wouldn’t be able to use your modern computer to operate the exact same game. It’s a pretty similar standard when it comes to F1 cars. If you want to play that game, something needs to...
23:00 2019-08-14

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

Blake Shelton says Gwen Stefani replacing Adam Levine on 'The Voice' helped save Season 17 Blake Shelton got candid about life on “The Voice” without former rival Adam Levine, noting that Gwen Stefani replacing the Maroon 5 singer has helped him cope....
23:26 2019-08-14

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
23:26 2019-08-14

This Land Is a Sanctuary for Aboriginal Women. Bulldozers May Soon Come. Indigenous Australians have camped for over a year to block a proposed highway upgrade. The protest has become a homecoming that has allowed many to reconnect with their heritage....
23:26 2019-08-14

House GOP leaders condemn Steve King for 'appalling' rape comments Embattled Rep. Steve King on Wednesday said the human population might not exist if not for rape and incest, drawing scorn — and renewed calls to resign — from scores of Democrats and some in his own party. The Iowa Republican, who was speaking at an event in Urbandale, Iowa, was intending to make ...
23:26 2019-08-14

People are still drinking bleach—and vomiting and pooping their guts out Enlarge / Bottles of Clorox bleach sit on a shelf at a grocery store. (credit: Getty | Justin Sullivan) The US Food and Drug Administration this week released an important health warning that everyone should heed: drinking bleach is dangerous—potentially life-threatening—and you should not do it. ...
23:26 2019-08-14

Fracking boom could explain the puzzling rise in global methane levels The shale gas boom could be to blame for rising methane in the atmosphere. If the trend continues, it could put our climate goals in greater jeopardy...
23:26 2019-08-14

Boomtown: Pictures show litter, tents and rubbish left behind at festival despite 70% drop in campsite waste These pictures show the litter, tents and rubbish left behind at Boomtown festival, despite the event celebrating a three-quarters reduction in campsite waste....
23:52 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala and pilot may have been overcome by carbon monoxide poisoning on plane, investigators reveal Emiliano Sala had been exposed to a "potentially fatal" level of carbon monoxide when his plane crashed over the Channel, investigators have revealed....
23:52 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
23:52 2019-08-14

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was only visible for a few months after astronomers sp...
23:52 2019-08-14

AT&T and T-Mobile fight Caller ID spoofing with number verification system Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tero Vesalainen) AT&T and T-Mobile announced a joint anti-robocall initiative today, but they didn't promise any new call-blocking capabilities for their customers. The carriers made a big deal of the partnership, saying in an announcement that they "put differences...
23:52 2019-08-14

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there....
23:52 2019-08-14

On A Diet? This Healthy Almond Snack May Be Ideal For Those Mid-Meal Cravings Given a chance, almonds may also play a fruitful role in facilitating your diet, since they are also high in protein. You need to be careful of how you have them....
00:13 2019-08-15

Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms Sealed Air Corp. has dismissed audit firm Ernst & Young and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers, citing dissatisfaction over the audit-firm selection process and a possibility it could be forced by the government to change auditors, the company disclosed....
00:13 2019-08-15

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it expires in 2021 and replaced with something else....
00:13 2019-08-15

Alibaba's Tsai to buy Brooklyn Nets in deal valuing team at $2.35 billion, media reports The deal, which is expected to be announced this week, would value the team at $2.35 billion, according to unnamed sources cited by the New York Post....
00:39 2019-08-15

Opinion: Ohio State has market cornered on THE dumbest ideas Ohio State files trademark application for ''the" -- the most commonly used word in the English language. This is pure pretentiousness by the school.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Meet the first girl since Mo'ne Davis to play in LLWS — Coon Rapids' Maddy Freking The most notable girl to play in the Little League World Series was Mo'ne Davis. The most recent is Maddy Freking for Coon Rapids-Andover (Minn.).       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Meet the 2019 Little League World Series teams: Is there a LLWS contender from your area? The Little League World Series begins Thursday, with 10-to-12-year-old All-Stars hailing from all over the U.S. and world vying for title.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Inner Circle: Harold Varner III's coach helps him find the right path to improvement Harold Varner III earned a spot at BMW Championship with a tie for third last week. Here's how his coach has helped him on the path to improvement.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

MLB playoff push: Here are the NL teams that will be playing in October SportsPulse: We are just six weeks away from playoff baseball. Our MLB insider Bob Nightengale predicts who in the NL will be playing October baseball.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Police release video of Yankees GM being stopped at gunpoint Police in Connecticut have released body-camera footage showing officers in Darien stopping New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman at gunpoint       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Lions-Texans practice a reunion for Patricia and O'Brien Wednesday's joint practice between the Texans and Lions was a reunion for Houston coach Bill O'Brien and Detroit coach Matt Patricia after the two worked as assistants with the New England Patriots from 2007-11       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Maharashtra Flood Devastation Could Have Been Avoided, Say Experts Nearly 50 people have died in the floods in Western Maharashtra and over five lakh have been displaced in the past few days. What caused this devastation is now a matter of study. A report by the......
00:39 2019-08-15

Rahul Gandhi Writes To RBI Governor, Seeks Relief For Kerala Farmers Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, urging that the moratorium on repayment of crop loans be extended to December 31 for farmers in Kerala in the wake of floods......
00:39 2019-08-15

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu......
00:39 2019-08-15

Raksha Bandhan 2019: Rakhi Images, Quotes, Wishes, Messages, SMS, Status Happy Raksha Bandhan 2019: The day signifies sibling love and bonding. Sisters tie a sacred thread which is a protection thread on their brothers' wrists and brothers also promise to keep them safe......
00:39 2019-08-15

CRPF Soldiers Get 72 Gallantry Medals, Highest Among Security Forces Action in the counter-terrorism grid of Jammu and Kashmir has fetched central security forces maximum gallantry medals among the 180 such decorations announced by the government on the occasion of the......
00:39 2019-08-15

U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts to stonewall" the probe....
01:00 2019-08-15

This Clarisonic cleansing brush is hardly ever on sale—except for right now The Clarisonic Mia Smart is an award-winning facial cleansing brush that is rarely on sale, but right now on Amazon, you can save on it.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Recession ahead? Dow, stocks tank on fears that bond market signals a downturn The Dow and stocks fell into a tailspin Wednesday as traders took signs from the bond market that a recession could be coming.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

This just-released meat thermometer is on sale for today only Thermoworks is having a sale on the newly released Thermapen IR, which is both a probe and laser thermometer all in one.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
01:00 2019-08-15

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat....
01:00 2019-08-15

Boosting a single brain molecule reduced anxiety in lab monkeys Scientists may have found a potential cure for anxiety after isolating and boosting a molecule in the brains of rhesus monkeys. Andrew Fox, a researcher at UC Davis, and co-author Tade Souaiaia from SUNY lead a team of researchers in an experimental study to determine if behaviors related to anxiety...
01:00 2019-08-15

Researchers discover malware that records users’ screens when they watch porn Researchers from antivirus developer ESET recently discovered a new form of spam-delivered malware that threatens to steal unsuspecting users’ passwords and financial information, and record their screens if they watch pornography. The virus is called Varenyky and it’s a doozy. It’s apparently been ...
01:00 2019-08-15

US housing debt surges to $9.4T, topping record high from 2008 Residential mortgage debt in the U.S. reached a new high in the three months through June, topping a previous record during the height of the financial crisis....
01:26 2019-08-15

FAA tells airlines MacBook Pros with defective batteries can’t fly The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) The Federal Aviation Administration has banned certain 15-inch MacBook Pros with potentially defective batteries from US flights. The move, which follows Apple's June recall announcement, is part of a general FAA policy on devices wi...
01:26 2019-08-15

In rethinking the Wizards, Ted Leonsis blocked the noise and called Barack Obama (and 77 others) Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis also leaned on insight from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues....
01:26 2019-08-15

Coach accuses Little League World Series team of ‘dishonorable,’ ‘disgusting’ sign stealing Rhode Island defeated New Hampshire to win the New England regional championship, but the New Hampshire coach wasn't pleased with his opponent's sportsmanship....
01:26 2019-08-15

Andrew Luck is injured again, and the Colts can’t get on the same page Everyone thought he was battling a calf injury. Team owner Jim Irsay said it was something else. Then GM Chris Ballard said it was something entirely different....
01:26 2019-08-15

Dow drops 800 points, Wall Street suffers worst day of the year NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – Wall Street took a battering on Wednesday, suffering its worst day so far this year after movements in the bond market signaled the sharpest indication yet of an approaching recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had already shed 400 points at the opening bell...
01:52 2019-08-15

Police to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired driving. It’s an annual effort, but this year poses potential risks to immigrants who fear getting stopped and deported. The National Highway Traff...
01:52 2019-08-15

Lawfirm surprises Sunnyside soccer and wrestlers with championship rings TUCSON –  The law firm of Schmidt, Sethi and Akmajian made a generous donation to the Sunnyside High School state championship wrestling and soccer teams, and were honored at Tuesday night’s board meeting. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
01:52 2019-08-15

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series begins in September Courtesy: Oro Valley Arizona ORO VALLEY – Singing and dancing always brighten up someone’s day. The Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Dance Academy will soon host the Oro Valley Kids Concert Series. The concert series is meant for children and their families to have an intimate and intera...
01:52 2019-08-15

Easing back to school anxiety (KPRC) Back to school should be an exciting time for kids and parents but what if your kids are nervous to return to school? Psychologist Dr. Alton Bozeman, with the Menninger Clinic, suggests reasons why some kids have anxiety and how parents can help. “Sometimes social isolation is related...
01:52 2019-08-15

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
01:52 2019-08-15

Rihanna's Mom Joins Her and Boyfriend Hassan Jameel on Date Night Family night out! Rihanna, her billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel, her mother Monica Braithwaite and one of the singer's brothers stepped out together for a dinner at the new Mason......
01:52 2019-08-15

Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse Prove They're Still Going Strong on Rare Outing Robert Pattinson and Suki Waterhouse's relationship is withstanding the test of time. When this A-list couple was spotted engaging in some heavy PDA last July, all signs indicated......
01:52 2019-08-15

Moody's Analytics' Zandi: Housing market 'treading water', here's why The supply of newly built homes for sale dropped for the first time in six years. Mark Zandi, Moody's chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss how housing is doing during the sell-off....
01:52 2019-08-15

I'm Not Really Sure Why This Guy Walked Through A Car To Cross The Street But, Well, He Did I’ll admit, I don’t know the full story here, but there’s a decent possibility that everything we need to know the story is right here. This happened on a street somewhere in Russia, and involved a crosswalk, a pedestrian, and an early 2000s Lexus RX. What you see is what happened: guy crosses the s...
02:13 2019-08-15

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
02:13 2019-08-15

Trump Says Fed Should Cut Rates as Growth Concerns Jar Markets President Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates more aggressively after fears about a global-growth slowdown rippled through financial markets....
02:13 2019-08-15

Avoid Plagiarism With Google's New Assignments Tool Google is making it easier for teachers to crack down on cheaters this year, as well as for students to make sure they’re not accidentally copying someone else’s work....
03:00 2019-08-15

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
03:00 2019-08-15

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oceans.......
03:00 2019-08-15

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-times more likely to use unapproved apps when doing so.To compile its new “Teamwork and Collabor...
03:26 2019-08-15

Borderlands 3 isn't the game you remember - but that's OK Threequels are notoriously hit-or-miss. While some series’ third instalations go beyond expectations and breath new life into a franchise, others can fall seriously short of the bar. It’s all about striking that sweet balance between fresh new content and the formula that fans original...
03:26 2019-08-15

Heavy metal band Metallica donates 250,000 euros for Romanian pediatric hospital American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-08-15

US men's basketball team was blown out by random G League and overseas players in a scrimmage It might have just been a scrimmage, but Team USA suffered an embarrassing defeat against a random group of fringe players on Wednesday.       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Michigan trolls rival Ohio State over its effort to trademark the word 'THE' The University of Michigan had a great response to the story that The Ohio State University is seeking to trademark the word "the."       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Apple issues statement on ‘locking’ third-party battery replacements It’s no secret that Apple has historically made it extremely challenging for iPhone owners to open up their devices and replace components, a stance which certainly explains the company’s affinity for pentalobe screws. From Apple’s vantage point, it’s a matter of safety. And ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Misfit’s Vapor X smartwatch is now available for $200 Misfit has launched its newest smartwatch as a follow-up to the Vapor 2, which packed in all the features you’d expect, like built-in GPS as well as a heart-rate sensor, but didn’t rely on the best processor. The brand’s new Vapor X, meanwhile, is built around Qualcomm’s Snap...
03:26 2019-08-15

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal your actual fingerprint — mind you, not an encrypted version of it — then there’s ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her......
03:52 2019-08-15

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
03:52 2019-08-15

Chinese Police Chief Fired Over Porsche-Driving Wife's Road Rage Incident Did you hear the one about the police chief's wife, the Porsche and the torrent of expletives? Well, most of Chongqing did, and now the police chief has been fired. It's the kind of story that's been......
03:52 2019-08-15

What to know about forehead veins Forehead veins may be the result of pressure, sun exposure, or pregnancy. They do not usually require treatment. Learn more about forehead veins here....
03:52 2019-08-15

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds....
03:52 2019-08-15

Is it normal to have a veiny penis? Having a veiny penis is normal and indicates healthy blood flow. However, when unusual discharge or painful ejaculation also occur, it may point to an underlying health condition. Learn more here....
03:52 2019-08-15

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
04:13 2019-08-15

Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1,000 flights this week, while the city braced for more mass protests through the weekend....
04:13 2019-08-15

Mexico to penalize creators of TV series seen as 'dirty campaign' against president Mexico's top electoral court said on Wednesday it would penalize the creators of a TV series after ruling that they had broken election laws by promoting a "dirty campaign" against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador when he was a candidate....
04:13 2019-08-15

Man accused of New Zealand mosque attack seeks to move trial from Christchurch Lawyers for the man accused of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 51 people in March have asked for the trial to be moved from the southern city of Christchurch, where the attacks took place, a judge said on Thursday....
04:13 2019-08-15

Criticism mounts of New Zealand mosque shooting response After a lone gunman killed 51 mosque worshippers in March, New Zealand's outpouring of collective grief and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's heartfelt support for the Muslim community won praise around the world....
04:13 2019-08-15

As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his announcement failed to halt the peso currency's collapse....
04:13 2019-08-15

DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach warns Fed rate cuts will not stop U.S. recession Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, warned on Wednesday that rate cuts by the U.S. Federal Reserve were not going to stop a recession from happening and that "once the Fed is in easing mode, it is already too late."...
04:13 2019-08-15

New Media chair Michael Reed shrugs off company’s stock flop New Media Investment chair and CEO Michael Reed told The Post he’s not concerned the stock has fallen by almost 25 percent since signing a deal to buy USA Today-owner Gannett. “Stock price is not an issue,” he said, while walking out of a meeting at the St. Regis Hotel in Manhattan with current and....
04:39 2019-08-15

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-08-15

Inside City Winery’s crushing relocation: ‘It’s unfortunate, but it’s life’ David Lecomte is the only professional winemaker currently crushing grapes commercially in Manhattan. And this summer was a particularly moving experience for the 47-year-old Frenchman. That’s because his place of business, City Winery on Varick Street in lower Manhattan, had to move across town to ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a media conglomerate to compete with the likes of Ne...
05:00 2019-08-15

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million of its patients. The healthcare nonprofit declared...
05:00 2019-08-15

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jair Bolsonaro, whom they labeled "misogynist, racist and homophobic.”...
05:00 2019-08-15

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
05:00 2019-08-15

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
05:00 2019-08-15

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
05:00 2019-08-15

Germans are drinking more alcohol-free beer Non-alcoholic beer has long been on the drinks menu in Germany. But the once ridiculed beverage is becoming increasingly popular. Are Germans sobering up?...
05:00 2019-08-15

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead Paris police have closed off streets near the Notre Dame cathedral as part of a lead decontamination effort. Several residents and activists had criticized authorities for underestimating the effects of lead pollution....
05:00 2019-08-15

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption charges....
05:26 2019-08-15

2020 longshot Hickenlooper mulls Senate bid amid mounting national pressure Facing the likelihood that he won’t make the stage at next month’s Democratic presidential debates, former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering a possible 2020 run for the Senate in his home state, according to sources....
05:26 2019-08-15

Brian Poole returns to Atlanta in increasingly big Jets role ATLANTA — Brian Poole has lined up opposite Matt Ryan and the Falcons offense plenty of times. But on Thursday night, the cornerback will be doing it wearing a different uniform for the first time. Poole spent the past three seasons playing for the Falcons and went head-to-head with Ryan and the Atl...
05:26 2019-08-15

Antonio Brown faces $40K suit over chef’s wild allegations Antonio Brown’s rough preseason continues. The Raiders’ mercurial star wide receiver is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Stefano Tedeschi, also known as “The Sports Chef,” who alleges Brown didn’t pay a $38,521.20 bill from the 2018 Pro Bowl, according to ESPN. I...
05:26 2019-08-15

Derek Jeter’s sad endorsement of Marlins’ Don Mattingly MIAMI — His club seemingly headed to a second consecutive last-place finish in the NL East, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter isn’t ready to disclose whether manager Don Mattingly will return next season. “There hasn’t been a decision yet,” Jeter said before Miami hosted the Los ...
05:26 2019-08-15

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, he explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make substantial changes...
05:26 2019-08-15

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
05:26 2019-08-15

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
05:26 2019-08-15

Worried About Aaron Judge? He Isn’t. Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, has struggled all August, with just one home run since July 20. But he’s already learned to avoid overreacting to slumps....
05:26 2019-08-15

India's 5 best paying tech jobs right now India's booming IT scene is creating a wealth of high paying opportunities, according to a new study identifying the country's most lucrative tech professions....
05:26 2019-08-15

South Korean leader Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
05:26 2019-08-15

NYC sanitation worker used license plates found in trash to avoid $17G in fines, investigators say A New York City sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly putting license plates he found in the trash on his car to avoid paying more than $17,000 in fines....
05:52 2019-08-15

King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school LeBron James dedicates outdoor basketball court at school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Delta Airlines worker killed in tug accident at JFK Airport A Delta Airlines worker was killed at JFK Airport on Wednesday afternoon when an airplane tug hit him, a report said. The worker was struck by the tug near Terminal 4 at about 3:30 p.m. and was later pronounced dead, according to ABC New York. Other workers then used a forklift to try to pry......
05:52 2019-08-15

Epstein told lawyers that cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione ‘roughed him up’ Jeffrey Epstein told his lawyers that a hulking ex-cop inflicted the injuries that left him nearly unconscious in his cell last month, a source close to the convicted pedophile’s case told The Post. Epstein was treated for neck injuries following the July 23 incident inside the Metropolitan Correcti...
05:52 2019-08-15

Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made public for the very first time in more than 275 suit...
05:52 2019-08-15

Queens principal who passed kids through bogus online classes finally ousted A Queens principal who was busted years ago for graduating failing kids via bogus online classes has finally been ousted — after he was accused of turning a blind eye to an assistant principal allegedly bedding teachers. Hillcrest HS principal David Morrison recently sent an email to colleagues anno...
05:52 2019-08-15

Brooklyn grocery store raided by NYC Sheriff’s officers Where there’s smoke… A raid on a Brooklyn grocery store Wednesday turned up a massive trove of untaxed cigarettes, snuff and liquor — valued at more than half a million dollars, the NYC Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies grabbed more than 5,000 cartons of cigarettes, enough boxe...
05:52 2019-08-15

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at public benefits offices. The legislation includes a bi...
05:52 2019-08-15

Judge eases security on accused CIA leaker Joshua Schulte Judge Paul Crotty ruled Wednesday that Schulte, an ex-CIA technician accused of slipping classified documents to Wikileaks, can now have monitored contact with non-immediate family members....
05:52 2019-08-15

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to remain incognito, as he racked up more than $17,000 in parking tickets, traffic violations and E-ZPass tolls and fees, the Department of Investigation ...
05:52 2019-08-15

China's Lenovo first-quarter profit more than doubles on record PC market share Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group reported a more than two-fold jump in first-quarter profit on Thursday, beating analysts' estimates thanks to robust sales of personal computers....
05:52 2019-08-15

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the environment ministry....
05:52 2019-08-15

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire Andy Ruiz Jnr doesn't plan on going to Saudi Arabia anytime soon, and Amir Khan believes Kell Brook is finished as a world-class fighter The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire appeared first on Boxing News....
05:52 2019-08-15

Archaeologists discovered an invaluable cache of ritual artifacts at Pompeii Enlarge / All these items were contained within a wooden box unearthed at the Archaeological Park of Pompeii. (credit: Cesare Abbate (ANSA)) Crystals, amber, amethyst, phallic amulets, glass beads, figurines, and a miniature human skull were among the many artifacts archaeologists uncovered from a...
05:52 2019-08-15

Todd Chrisley's Son Kyle Reveals They're No Longer Estranged and Offers Support Amid Indictment Todd Chrisley has found an unlikely support in his formerly estranged son, Kyle Chrisley. Despite years of conflict between the Chrisley patriarch and the 27-year-old, the pair have......
05:52 2019-08-15

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....
06:13 2019-08-15

Susan Collins and the GOP court Trump on guns LINCOLN, Maine — Susan Collins has watched countless gun debates stall out over the years. But this time, she says, will be different. The Maine moderate has long been a lonely voice on guns in the GOP. She’s one of just two Republicans left in the Senate who previously supported a bipartisan backg...
06:13 2019-08-15

Will Invest Rs 100 Lakh Crore In Infrastructure, Says PM Modi: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the nation on the 73rd Independence Day. This is his sixth consecutive address to the nation as the Prime Minister ever since the BJP-led NDA first stormed......
06:13 2019-08-15

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
06:13 2019-08-15

South Korean Leader Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Dispute With Japan In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
06:39 2019-08-15

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was "referring back to people coming from Europe wher...
06:39 2019-08-15

Philadelphia suspect in custody after hours-long ordeal that left 6 officers wounded A dramatic shootout in Philadelphia stretched on for hours into the night Wednesday as six officers were shot -- and two officers and three hostages were later freed, apparently unhurt....
07:26 2019-08-15

Amid a Great Run, the Mets Become an Earlier Version of Themselves A defeat in Atlanta gave the Mets a three-game losing streak, evoking memories of a weak first half. There were also echoes of 2015, as Ruben Tejada returned to a team he once inspired....
07:26 2019-08-15

This is the $10M loft of late rock photographer Ken Regan A full-floor Flatiron loft that was once home to the late photojournalist Ken Regan has hit the market for $10 million. The 4,100-square-foot unit, at 6 W. 20th St., features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a half bathroom. Regan, who died in 2012 of cancer, was known for getting the world’...
07:26 2019-08-15

Philadelphia shooting: gunman in custody after six police officers injured Two other officers were trapped inside the house during hours-long standoffA gunman who wounded six police officers has been taken into custody following a tense, hours-long standoff in Philadelphia that lasted late into the night.At least one gunman opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serv...
07:26 2019-08-15

Why are people silent about the abuses and exploitation in porn? Mia Khalifa - once a popular adult actor - has revealed not only the pittance she was paid but also the rampant exploitation in an industry that often seems immune to criticismMia Khalifa – once the most popular porn star on the planet – has just done the least sexy thing a woman can do: speak out a...
07:26 2019-08-15

Beijing’s game plan for crushing the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law enter their third month, the prospect of any resolution to the unrest seems a long way off. However, the past we...
07:26 2019-08-15

Jay-Z defends NFL-Roc Nation deal, talks Kap Jay-Z said he still supports former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but now is focused on action. "Everybody knows I agree with what you're saying [in Kaepernick's underlying message]. So what are we gonna do?"...
07:26 2019-08-15

Reports: Harvey joining A's on minor league deal Matt Harvey, who was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts for the Angels before he was designated for assignment last month, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports....
07:26 2019-08-15

Breaking down the Yankees' historic domination of the Orioles It was a demolition of epic proportions, 16 consecutive wins and a 17-2 season series record. Here are the highlights (or lowlights) of the Bronx Bombers' beatdown....
07:26 2019-08-15

Which of MLB's three superteams is the one to beat in October? The Astros, Dodgers and Yankees have separated themselves from the rest of MLB. Which is the best bet to win it all, and can anyone stop the superteam trio?...
07:26 2019-08-15

Fighting Cormier in the clinch could spell doom for Miocic at UFC 241 Stipe Miocic must use his advantages in size and power while fighting at distance in order to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier on Saturday night....
07:26 2019-08-15

Global stocks spooked, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks slid and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could prove a herald of recession globally....
07:52 2019-08-15

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to those whose immune systems may already be compromised, a new study says. ...
07:52 2019-08-15

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Volcano in Mexico erupts multiple times in 24-hour span Volcán Popocatépetl, the second-highest volcano in North America, erupted over seven times in 24 hours.        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in a 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
08:13 2019-08-15

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
08:13 2019-08-15

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S. ally continue to grow...
08:13 2019-08-15

UK airport strike dates: How will passengers be affected at Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick? All you need to know Families embarking on their holidays have been hit with a wave of uncertainty this summer, as a number of strikes have been announced at airports across the UK....
08:39 2019-08-15

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to fight account sharing in an attempt to prevent multiple people from using a single account to access streaming video services. The battle against acco...
12:39 2019-08-16

Sun Pharma In Rs 240-Crore Licensing Pact With IICT Hyderabad IICT Hyderabad: The deal is for patents related to certain compounds with potential therapeutic activity across multiple indications in Sun Pharma's specialty focus areas, the Mumbai-based......
12:39 2019-08-16

Whitney Port says she 'regrets' turning down 'one-night stand' with Leonardo DiCaprio While many suitors dream of a late-night rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio, Whitney Port said she had a chance but regrettably passed.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

MSNBC reporter says manager told her 'don't look too Latina' at White House Correspondents' Dinner MSNBC reporter Mariana Atencio says a higher-up at the company told her to not "look too Latina" at the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

R. Kelly a no-show at latest court hearing; judge wants his first trial to be state case in Chicago Which of the four R. Kelly sex-crimes cases go to trial first? A state judge in Chicago says he wants to proceed to trial there first.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook have 'a very unconventional marriage,' don't live together yet "Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco and Karl Cook celebrated their first year of marriage in June, and will "eventually" move in together.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Princess Diana musical heads to Broadway, will continue to rock the royals A musical about Princess Diana, featuring the royal wedding drama and Prince Charles' infamous affair, is headed to Broadway this spring.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Bam Margera arrested for trespassing days after social media plea for Dr. Phil's help About a week after reportedly pleading for help from Dr. Phil on Instagram, "Jackass" star Bam Margera was arrested for trespassing.        ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Authorities impose tight curbs in Indian Kashmir for Friday prayers Indian authorities imposed strict restrictions in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar ahead of Friday prayers to prevent any protests, though the government in New Delhi said curbs on movement and communications will be lifted in the next few days....
12:39 2019-08-16

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating....
12:39 2019-08-16

Anti-Brexit party reveals candidates for emergency UK government The leader of the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats party said on Friday two senior lawmakers from the ruling party and opposition have indicated willingness to lead an emergency government to prevent a no-deal divorce with the European Union....
12:39 2019-08-16

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
12:39 2019-08-16

‘Good Boys’ actors had bleeping good time on raunchy film “We had a motto: What’s said on set stays on set,” says Brady Noon, one of the young stars of “Good Boys,” the raunchy, hard-R comedy out Friday. Brady plays Thor, one of three sixth-graders (Jacob Tremblay and Keith L. Williams play the others) trying to make it to the...
12:39 2019-08-16

Review: ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ is lousy Linklater Richard Linklater directed this? Yes, the same person who brought us “Boyhood,” “Before Sunrise” and “Everybody Wants Some!!” has turned “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” — Maria Semple’s popular, funny, satirical novel — into common family schmaltz. His usual ability to balance w...
12:39 2019-08-16

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

New Sept. 1 China tariffs could include these Apple products New 10% levy on Chinese imports runs the gamut from film cameras, golf balls and ducks. Apple's higher priced computers and phones could be hit later.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

This Sony and Sennheiser headphone bundle will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Whistleblower accuses GE of fraud and misleading investors Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE Thursday of engaging in accounting fraud, saying GE is heading for bankruptcy and is hiding losses.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Women sewing blue jeans at Levi's, Wrangler, Lee were abused, new report says Women sewing blue jeans for Levi's, Wrangler, Lee and The Children's Place faced sexual harassment and gender-based violence, labor rights groups say.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Get ready for Pumpkin Spice Spam this fall Along with the arrival of fall, we should brace for all things pumpkin spice. But one product may have taken the "fall favorite" flavor a bit too far.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Bro bling? Tiffany introduces men's jewelry collection Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

New York Times Staff Seems Pretty Fed Up With Dean Baquet's Explanations If The New York Times was a person, I would say that they were going through it. On Tuesday, a top editor in the Washington bureau was demoted after he couldn’t stop posting racist tweets. A print headline on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s statements on a weekend of mass shootings was criticized, as t...
12:39 2019-08-16

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are going all out to oppose it. Postmates even got 1,60...
12:39 2019-08-16

Hahahaha, Suck It Andrew Carnegie Yesterday, hundreds of employees of the Carnegie Library system in Pittsburgh voted to unionize with the United Steelworkers. HOW YOU LIKE THAT, ANDREW CARNEGIE, YOU OLD DEAD GHOST?...
12:39 2019-08-16

Team USA Routed In Bleak Scrimmage Against D-League Crew Team USA still needs to winnow its pool of 15 finalists down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup begins on September 1. No one else is getting added to this team, but perhaps they should burn down the roster and start all over....
13:00 2019-08-16

Tommy John wanted to know how many people change underwear every day. The results might surprise you A survey conducted by underwear brand Tommy John suggests a large percentage of Americans aren't changing underwear every day.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

A Washington trooper saw a car on the side of the road. He found the driver playing Pokemon GO ... on 8 phones A Washington state trooper spotted a car pulled over on the side of a highway. The driver was playing Pokemon GO on eight phones.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Tennessee executes Stephen Michael West by electric chair Stephen Michael West was sentenced to death for the 1986 stabbing deaths of Wanda Romines, 51, and her 15-year-old daughter, Sheila Romines.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16