NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 11:13 2019-06-12

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It.

The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It.

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The Incredible World of Painted Skulls and Bone Houses Overlooking the Alps, in the idyllic Austrian mountain town of Hallstatt, a few hundred grave markers indicate the resting place of former residents.  ...
00:26 2019-06-01

US women scoff at dynasty talk with different World Cup glory in mind The U.S. Women’s National Team isn’t a dynasty. But it will settle for being dominant — and repeating as World Cup champions. Golden State is a dynasty, with nightly brilliance and annual titles. But the U.S. women are different kinds of warriors, ones who don’t get as many chances at ultimate glory...
09:00 2019-06-11

Tough talk and wish fulfillment struggle for control of Mindy Kaling's talk-show comedy Late Night The hook of the new comedy Late Night is supposed to be the sight of Emma Thompson, as a veteran network talk show host, reacting with flinty skepticism to a scrappy novice writer played by Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the film. But the project’s real promise lies in the fact that confirmed romantic...
19:52 2019-06-03

Johnny Depp Claims Amber Heard ''Painted-On Bruises'' as Defamation Lawsuit Escalates The war of words between Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard continues to escalate. The Pirates of the Carribean star has submitted a lengthy declaration of support for his defamation......
15:00 2019-05-21

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
15:52 2019-06-08

Pompeo painted Huawei as long-term national security threat, says policy expert American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis and Capital Alpha Managing Director James Lucier join "Squawk Box" to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's latest comments on the state of geopolitics....
18:26 2019-05-23

Johnny Depp says Amber Heard painted fake bruises on her face to ‘fabricate’ domestic violence claims Johnny Depp has accused his ex-wife Amber Heard of painting fake bruises on her face in order to “fabricate” claims of domestic violence against him – while claiming he was the true victim of abuse in their turbulent marriage....
15:26 2019-05-21

Family Affair: Maya Harris Is Painted as the Face and Political Ice Breaker for Big Sister — and Presidential Hopeful — Kamala Family is a common fixture along the campaign trail of many a political candidate, but few earn the aspirational moniker of being a candidate’s “Bobby Kennedy” as Maya Harris, younger sister of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris has among some political watchers....
12:26 2019-06-08

GQ and How Not to Talk About Men’s Bodies There’s not a moment in my life that I can remember, even going back to when I was a kid, where I wasn’t a fat guy. I was a fat guy when I was a kid playing video games for hours on end, and I was a fat guy when I played organized sports all throughout my childhood and through high school....
17:52 2019-06-14

'We could talk ourselves into a recession,' one Fed official says The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
22:39 2019-05-22

We need to talk about virgin plastics As the EU waves through the single-use plastics ban, broadly shuns fracking and pushes for decarbonization by 2050, plans for a wholesale contradiction involving INEOS and US ethane are underway in the city of Antwerp....
14:39 2019-05-21

How to talk politics this Memorial Day Is President Trump going to be impeached? Who's going to win the Democratic nomination? Some talking points for the inevitable political debates you'll face this holiday weekend...
23:52 2019-05-25

Let's Talk Ourselves Into This NBA Finals Matchup The NBA Finals would seem great to someone who only recently decided to care about NBA basketball. You’ve got your dynastic bulletproof Golden State Warriors, currently minus injured cornball virtuoso Kevin Durant but otherwise as monstrously dominant as ever. You’ve also got the Toronto Raptors, a ...
21:13 2019-05-30

The Latest: US would talk with Iran ‘with no preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (all times local): 1:20 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) says the Trump administration is willing to talk with Iran “with no preconditions,” but he says the United States will co...
18:39 2019-06-02

Trump’s flippant talk about the Vietnam War In a new interview, he suggests he's compensating for not putting his life on the line by increasing the defense budget. And that's merely the latest....
21:00 2019-06-05

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday his country was ready to talk with Tehran "with no preconditions", but there was no indication if lifting sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme was on......
05:52 2019-06-03

What Makes Trump’s ‘Treason’ Talk Different The Constitution sets a high bar for treason charges. But Donald Trump has used a much lower standard, using the term to describe his critics and people investigating his Administration. Concerned about abuse of treason charges under English monarchs, the framers of the Constitution limited it to wa...
00:26 2019-06-04

Sarri: Now is not the time to talk about Juventus "Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri did not want to address rumours he will be the next Juventus coach on the eve of the Europa League final against Arsenal."...
13:52 2019-05-29

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffeine. We have patients to see, some of whom are on the road to recovery, others who have already been recognised as dying, and some who have uncertain fu...
19:52 2019-06-06

Let’s Talk About the Ending of Dark Phoenix Warning: This post contains spoilers for the movie Dark Phoenix. Dark Phoenix ends not with its main character, Sophie Turner‘s Jean Grey, but with a scene featuring the two men whose contentious relationship has propelled the X-Men film series for 19 years: Professor X (James McAvoy) and Magn...
17:13 2019-06-07

Cano, Callaway not on same page when it comes to IL talk Robinson Cano wasn’t available for a third straight game, when he sat out the Mets’ 5-3 win over the Rockies at Citi Field on Saturday — and manager Mickey Callaway said the second baseman’s tight left quad will be evaluated again before Sunday’s game. A return to the 10-day injured list is not out ...
11:26 2019-06-09

The Bruins Don't Want To Talk About Getting Into Bed With Barstool Sports The Boston Bruins were happy to plug their Barstool Sports towels this morning ahead of tonight’s Game 2, but for some reason they now don’t want to talk about the partnership....
00:26 2019-05-30

Metallica, Fantasia talk anthems at NBA Finals OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kirk Hammett of Metallica says with all he’s accomplished in his career, playing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the NBA Finals between Toronto and Golden State is still a huge thrill. Hammett and former “American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino stop ...
23:01 2019-06-07

U.S. ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’: Pompeo Pompeo repeated long-standing U.S. accusations that Iran is bent on destabilizing the region, but he also held out the possibility of talks as President Donald Trump has suggested....
16:52 2019-06-02

Amazon Alexa to Talk to You in Impeccable Hindi Soon India is a key growth market for Alexa's global team at Amazon and witnessing the potential, the team is working on to introduce more regional language capabilities in the voice-based assistant....
08:39 2019-06-07

'Mom, is it bad to be brown and Jewish?': how to talk to your children about race Since Trump’s rise to power, writer Mira Jacob has faced increasingly difficult questions from her young sonIt started with Michael Jackson. It was 2014, and Mira Jacob’s six-year-old son Z had moved on from being obsessed with Freddie Mercury (“He demanded fake moustaches for a solid year”), to bei...
11:13 2019-06-08

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
16:39 2019-05-30

The evolution of Nancy Pelosi's impeachment talk Speaker Nancy Pelosi has remained firm in her opposition to seeking President Donald Trump’s impeachment, but she’s walked a careful rhetorical line — at times channeling the left’s anger to accuse Trump of crimes worthy of impeachment, at others urging her most hot-blooded colleagues to slow down a...
02:26 2019-06-07

De Blasio: Dems talk too much about impeaching Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio argued that Democrats are talking too much about impeaching President Donald Trump — and not enough about working class issues — during his first appearance as a presidential candidate on Fox News Thursday. “I think there’s too much talk about impeachment,” he ...
02:13 2019-06-07

'The Five' talk Sen. Elizabeth Warren's cringeworthy interview The co-hosts of "The Five" gritted their teeth and cringed uncomfortably Friday afternoon while  watching Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren address her alleged Native American ancestry on "The Breakfast Club" radio show....
07:26 2019-06-01

Poland's PiS ready to talk with Italian, Spanish far-right: PM Poland's ruling nationalists Law and Justice (PiS) are ready for talks on a European parliamentary alliance with Italy's far-right League party and Spain's Vox, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Polska Times.pl in remarks published on Friday....
11:39 2019-05-24

Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict...
18:26 2019-06-02

Centenarian sisters talk 100 years of sisterhood The secret to a long life, centenarian Amparo Perez once declared, is “no husband and no children.’ This week, a day before her 105th birthday on Friday, she explained why. “No aggravation,” she said. “It’s the most important thing, not to have aggravation.” Perez, a widow who never remarried, flash...
04:52 2019-06-16

US ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions': Mike Pompeo The US secretary of state's statement came a day after Iranian President Rouhani suggested that Tehran was not opposed to talks with Washington. US-Iran tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
21:00 2019-06-02

Mahathir urges US to talk with China, accept its greatness TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is calling for talks to resolve ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing and is urging the world to accept China’s technological prowess. Mahathir says the U.S. cannot expect to always be at the top in technology, and countries...
11:26 2019-05-30

Pompeo: US will talk to Iran if it acts like a ‘normal nation’ Secretary of state: ‘We’re prepared … to engage in conversations’Rouhani: Iran would hold talks if Washington shows it respectThe US is prepared to engage with Iran about its nuclear program without pre-conditions but needs to see the country behaving like “a normal nation”, secretary of state Mike ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Wall Street may need to worry about Trump impeachment talk President Trump declared legislative negotiations will grind to a halt until Democrats drops their investigations of him. As soon as late summer, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the federal government will exhaust its borrowing authority unless Trump and Congress can agree to lift th...
15:39 2019-05-23

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety problems, including no law enforcement presence i...
04:00 2019-05-30

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
22:26 2019-05-31

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country’s main industry lobby group. In February, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier proposed an industry str...
11:39 2019-06-04

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections....
18:26 2019-05-26

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticized Beijing for interfering in religious freedom....
05:52 2019-05-26

It's 'crazy talk' to say the US isn't tough on Russia: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration has "put real money into our Defense Department," Pompeo says. "Vladimir Putin can't possibly think that's a good thing for him."...
16:26 2019-05-21

Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia...
12:52 2019-06-13

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize. Kristopher Chrysanthopoulos’ dad had invited him to lunch to talk to the 20-year-old about the need for a summer job. During the ride, he decided to...
13:52 2019-06-05

Elizabeth Warren Is Still Disastrously Unprepared to Talk About Her DNA Test On Friday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined The Breakfast Club radio show. The 48-minute interview, for the most part, was smooth sailing. She cruised through her plans for taxing the uber-wealthy and properly regulating ginormous corporations like Amazon. For the first 20 minutes, the conversation betw...
19:13 2019-05-31

Why Sara Gilbert Is Leaving The Talk and Sticking With The Conners It's been just over two years since ABC first announced it was bringing back Roseanne, and about a year since ABC fired Roseanne and turned the revived series into The......
03:39 2019-06-04

Secretary Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United States will not relent in trying to pressure the Isl...
17:26 2019-06-02

Madison Bumgarner in no mood to talk about leaving Giants It would seem likely Madison Bumgarner’s future is elsewhere, unless the Giants miraculously turn around their disappointing season. But for now, the four-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion isn’t thinking about leaving, or potentially making his next home in New York City with the Ya...
12:26 2019-06-05

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
16:13 2019-05-28

WATCH: 'Let's talk about six, baby!' - Klopp breaks into song during interview "Jurgen Klopp couldn\u0027t contain his excitement after leading Liverpool to the Champions League title - securing his first trophy as Reds manager."...
07:13 2019-06-02

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West is returning to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
22:26 2019-06-13

Admiral McRaven recalls talk with troops before Bin Laden raid: 'Just do your job' As a team of U.S. navy seals prepared to take down the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, Admiral William McRaven had some frank words for his troops....
21:52 2019-05-25

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
01:52 2019-06-06

Netanyahu struggles to form government amid talk of new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal....
19:26 2019-05-26

Le’Veon Bell’s first Jets practice: Happy talk and some rust As Le’Veon Bell made his way to the microphone for his session with the media Tuesday, the new Jets running back smiled and playfully said, “I hope everybody’s ready.” He could have said the same thing when he took the field Tuesday morning, wearing a Jets helmet and his green No. 26 for the first.....
04:39 2019-06-05

Ryan Switzer almost quit football — until Mike Tomlin’s pep talk After a pair of trades forced Ryan Switzer to move from Dallas to Oakland to Pittsburgh in a four-month span last offseason, he nearly quit football. “It was more than I didn’t think I belonged anymore,” Switzer told The Athletic. “I have never had somebody not want me before...
01:00 2019-06-01

Talk between FCC and DOJ chiefs might result in approval for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Last Monday, T-Mobile and Sprint executives had quite a roller coaster day. First came word that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had recommended to the other four FCC commissioners that they vote to allow the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint to take place. But not too long after that story broke, a...
03:52 2019-05-26

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis grew....
16:39 2019-06-02

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report. After the truncated meeting with the Democratic lead...
22:26 2019-05-22

Small talk is cheap: Finland could teach us the art of keeping quiet Lessons in idle chit-chat are taking off among Finns, but what are they filling their lovely, wintry silences with?Few people admit to being skilled in the art of small talk. It’s like saying you’re good at sleeping, or claiming to be highly lactose tolerant – it’s nice, but it’s no accomplishment. ...
17:26 2019-05-29

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
06:13 2019-05-24

NWHL cancels expansion plans, open to talk of new league The National Women’s Hockey League is canceling plans to add a pair of Canadian teams for the 2019-20 season for now and making it clear it is open to doing what’s best for women’s hockey. Even if that means a new league. The NWHL made clear in a post on its website Thursday that t...
02:00 2019-05-31

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Talk Tarantino, Stardom and What Might Have Been At the Cannes Film Festival, they reminisced about what it’s like being alone in Hollywood and working with the director on their new movie, “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood.”...
00:00 2019-05-23

Barr in Alaska to talk Native violence, not Mueller remarks ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr is visiting Alaska to meet with tribal leaders and other officials about disproportionately high rates of violence and sexual assault in Native communities. His visit comes the same day special counsel Robert Mueller gave a clear defense to...
21:13 2019-05-29

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomacy meetings in Tehran this week. Iranian state television quotes spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, as saying that visiting R...
10:39 2019-06-10

People often sneer at it, but small talk is hugely significant | Eva Wiseman It’s a social lubricant, a way of easing the day or the foreplay to a deeper connection. These are the small shared moments that bind us togetherEvery week my dad’s family would gather at an auntie’s house and argue about the best route to Ridley Road. They would drink tea and describe, with glee an...
11:39 2019-06-16

The president of the United States can't talk like this to the very Queen of England! | First Dog on the Moon Donald Trump is having tea with Queen Elizabeth II but you can’t get upsetSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
12:13 2019-06-03

CNN analyst Mudd: Christopher Steele should not talk to DOJ, could turn into 'car wreck' A former FBI official and frequent critic of President Trump said Tuesday that Christopher Steele should avoid being questioned by Justice Department, warning it could turn out disastrously for the former British spy. ...
17:52 2019-06-05

It's not a robocall: Elizabeth Warren calls supporters to talk issues The Massachusetts senator has been calling donors to her campaign out of the blue this week, to ask about the issues that concern themElizabeth Warren supporters who notice a strange phone call coming in from a 617 area code may want to pick up the phone for a change, as the Massachusetts senator ha...
22:00 2019-05-23

Surprise: The ‘AI bot’ people talk to on Google Duplex calls is sometimes actually a person When Google unveiled Google Duplex last year at I/O 2018, the brand new Assistant feature looked terrific. It was the kind of futuristic technology nobody else had. With a simple voice command, you could instruct the Assistant to make restaurant reservations for you by placing a phone call using an ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Black Voters and Their House Members Are Driving Impeachment Talk While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
20:52 2019-05-30

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for talk on wrongful convictions MILAN — Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since she was acquitted by an appeals court in October 2011 in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia. Knox arrived at Milan’s Linate airport on Thursday en route to the northern city of Modena, where she...
17:26 2019-06-13

Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign. The post Pompeo says US willing to talk with Iran with ‘no preconditions’ but will continue pressure campaign appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:39 2019-06-02

Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions. Marquez says via Twitter Sunday that she scheduled the meeting with Ross while both attended the Saturday inaugura...
19:52 2019-06-02

Trump's troop talk again rattles Germany's security assumptions US President Donald Trump announced the US will send upwards of 1,000 troops to Poland. The plan was light on details, but Trump said he knew where the forces would come from: Germany. Berlin's reaction is mixed....
20:39 2019-06-13

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – including two committee chairmen — join the ...
12:00 2019-06-04

Kevin Durant snaps back at talk of being Warriors outsider In his first interview since being felled by a calf strain, Kevin Durant gave another indication Friday about still being perceived as a Warriors outsider — one of the factors in a growing belief he will leave as a free agent. The Warriors have moved on to The Finals without Durant. On Friday, the e...
06:39 2019-05-25

In China, Public Talk of Sex Is Rare. Could a ‘Pleasure Community’ Change That? Strangers gathered in Beijing to discuss a subject rarely addressed publicly in China: how to satisfy a woman. These workshops come at a fraught time for Chinese feminists....
21:39 2019-06-02

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The Russian and Chinese leaders are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum after having cozied up repeatedly in recent years. Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow....
03:00 2019-06-05

"Return To Normal State" Before Offering To Talk: Iran President To US Reacting to a U.S. offer to talk with Iran without pre-conditions, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday it was Washington that had left the negotiating table, and it "should return to......
05:52 2019-06-03

Man falls 800 feet into Crater Lake caldera, lives to talk about it An Oregon man was rescued after falling 800 feet into a caldera Monday afternoon and surviving, officials said. The Coast Guard’s North Bend Sector received a call at 3:47 p.m. from the National Park Service that a man fell into the Crater Lake caldera near Rims Village, officials said in a news rel...
07:52 2019-06-12

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership TOKYO (AP) — Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial relations with the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Hasina, who is beginning a third consecutive five-year term, arrived late Tuesday and is set to meet ...
06:00 2019-05-29

Aaron Judge putting the brakes on Yankees’ return date talk TORONTO — Aaron Judge is attempting to stay on an even keel regarding when he might return from the injured list. Judge started hitting on the field Thursday in Tampa, a day after Yankees manager Aaron Boone hinted there could be a way the hulking right fielder may be ready to play against the Red.....
11:26 2019-06-07

Autistic boy, 4, who is unable to talk becomes online sensation after singing along to Billy Ray Cyrus An autistic boy who struggles to speak has become an online sensation after his mum posted a touching video of him singing country hit Old Town Road on Twitter....
23:13 2019-06-11

Humana takes rare step of squashing Centene deal talk Centene shares are tumbling after Humana took the rare step of publicly refuting reports that it’s interested in buying the company. Centene Corp., based in St. Louis, is in the midst of a $15 billion takeover of WellCare, another insurer specializing in government funded health coverage. Huma...
16:52 2019-06-03

Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson Will Have You LOL-ing With Talk of "Foot Fetishists" and Pro Athletes Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson know Instagram inside-and-out, but that doesn't mean they aren't baffled by some of the messages they've received. On Thursday's all-new......
23:13 2019-05-23

Hope Hicks Left the White House. Now She Must Decide Whether to Talk to Congress. Like few others, Ms. Hicks was witness to some of the president’s angriest moments and most pointed directives about the investigations into his campaign....
03:13 2019-05-24

PM Modi Struck Chord With Voters With Nationalism Talk: Sumitra Mahajan Elated over the BJP's spectacular victory in the general elections, outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Thursday said it was for the first time in the country that elections were fought......
03:00 2019-05-24

Kids have a bad game? Here's some parenting advice on how to talk through the postgame conversation The ride home after a child's game can be a tension-filled trip that can explode. Here's suggestions on how to handle those postgame conversations.        ...
22:00 2019-06-01

Fiat Chrysler and Renault talk of linking businesses is heating up, report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault are in talks that could result in a tie-up of their operations, the Wall Street Journal reports        ...
22:13 2019-05-26

Trump lashes out against Mexico ahead of border talks: 'We want action, not talk' "Mexico is sending a big delegation to talk about the Border. Problem is, they've been 'talking' for 25 years. We want action, not talk," Trump wrote in a post on Twitter....
03:52 2019-06-03

Texas dad shoots adult son, gives 'father-son' talk before stabbing him to death: prosecutors A Texas man is accused of shooting his adult son and then proceeding to have a 20-minute long “father-son” talk with him before finally fatally stabbing him with a kitchen knife, prosecutors said....
11:13 2019-06-04

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington eager to grow the ranks of GOP women in Congress. Then Brown jumped into a crowded Republican primary — and the people who had given her hope were nowher...
15:00 2019-05-26

Donald Trump ends meeting with Democratic leaders after talk of 'cover-up' A meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two Democrats in Congress ended abruptly Wednesday when talks about U.S. infrastructure turned to impeachment....
20:39 2019-05-22

Maryland abortion defenders reveal that 'women's health' talk is a ruse When Democrats complain that states are defunding Planned Parenthood — the nation’s largest abortion business and a politically active group on behalf of Democrats — they frequently complain that such a move deprives women of needed healthcare services....
19:52 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Pence in Canada to talk to Trudeau about trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
18:00 2019-05-30

Let's Talk Reese Witherspoon vs. Meryl Streep in the Big Little Lies Season 2 Premiere Never has a TV rivalry brought us so. much. joy. Big Little Lies season two is here, and there's a lot to love and to be ever so grateful for. The first episode wasn't big in the......
13:13 2019-06-10

Why Frank Ntilikina changed agents amid Knicks’ trade talk According to a French podcast, Frank Ntilikina changed agents to French rep Bouna Ndiaye, leaving CAA’s Leon Rose. Ntilikina, who suffered through an injury-marred second season, will likely be shopped on draft night as the Knicks look to add another selection — either late in the first round or ear...
16:26 2019-05-21

Trump says he didn't talk to Prince Harry about 'nasty' Meghan comment US President Donald Trump told ITV's "Good Morning Britain" in an interview aired Wednesday that he spoke with Prince Harry during his visit to Buckingham Palace on Monday, but not about his comments on Meghan, Duchess of Sussex....
15:13 2019-06-05

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
04:13 2019-05-31

In an Indian village, Muslims talk of leaving as divide with Hindus widens Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths, and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other's shops and went to festivals together....
15:00 2019-05-21

Evening newscasts increased ‘impeachment’ talk following Mueller report, study says Evening newscasts on ABC, CBS and NBC have ramped up “impeachment” talk since Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced that he did not find evidence that of Russian collusion, according to a new study....
22:39 2019-06-04

Impeachment talk is rising among Democrats. Nancy Pelosi is right to shut it down | Zaid Jilani Opening an impeachment inquiry would start a process many Americans would see as an attempt to circumvent the 2020 election Upon taking control of Congress in 2006, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi declared that impeachment of then-President George W Bush was “off the table.”Her remarks dismayed...
00:13 2019-05-28

Jets assistant coaches Gregg Williams, Joe Vitt don't want to talk about Bountygate Both Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt quickly and forcefully moved on when asked about their roles in the New Orleans Saints' Bountygate scandal.       ...
03:52 2019-06-14

Apple CEO Cook and President Trump talk about the trade war, privacy and the power of Big Tech For two Chief Executives that have nothing in common with each other, President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook sure have a lot of meetings. Of course, both are trying to get something from the other. Trump wants Cook to commit to building Apple's devices in the U.S. (even going as far as making...
02:13 2019-06-15

Justin Amash, Under Attack for Impeachment Talk, Finds Mixed Support at Home Representative Justin Amash, always a marginal Republican figure, finds himself on center stage for his view on the president’s conduct: hero to many, goat to many more....
03:01 2019-05-29

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Alpesh Thakor Meets BJP's Nitin Patel, Triggers Talk Of Joining Party Former Congressman and Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor on Monday met Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, triggering speculation that he may join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party....
01:39 2019-05-28

Watch: Trump and Theresa May talk to the media in London as Brexit fight rages The presser came three days before May was set to resign as the U.K.'s prime minister after a tumultuous three years trying to follow through on Britain's 2016 Brexit vote to back out of the European Union....
14:39 2019-06-04

Pompeo: Trump admin willing to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' as tensions hit boiling point Just weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a renewed "pressure campaign" targeting Iran's energy sector, America's top diplomat said Sunday the Trump administration is willing to talk with Iran "with no preconditions"...
00:26 2019-06-03

Jada Pinkett Smith defends 'Aladdin,' talks 'Red Table Talk' on 'Kimmel' Jada Pinkett Smith defended her husband Will Smith's latest film "Aladdin" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," stating that critics were unfair to the live-action Disney remake....
23:52 2019-06-06

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
11:26 2019-06-06

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
04:00 2019-05-23

Book excerpt: Marty Smith and Nick Saban talk family and football Marty Smith and Nick Saban talk about their fathers and football in this excerpt of his forthcoming book, "Never Settle: Sports, Family, and the American Soul."...
19:00 2019-06-16

With all this talk of Hypercars at Le Mans today, I’m thinking back to the last time a road-homologa With all this talk of Hypercars at Le Mans today, I’m thinking back to the last time a road-homologated car won the race overall. This is Porsche’s GT1-98, which won the French endurance classic in 1998 with Laurent Aïello, Allan McNish, and Stéphane Ortelli driving. The funny thing, though, is that...
05:52 2019-06-15

Rory Stewart says he will talk with Len McCluskey and Nigel Farage to avoid no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has attacked no-deal Brexiteers for "Wizard of Oz" thinking and revealed he has reached out to trade union firebrand Len McCluskey and moderate Labour MPs....
18:01 2019-05-28

George R.R. Martin Only Came To Set When We Were Filming Scenes With Nudity In Them, Didn’t Talk To Anyone, Then Immediately Left After They Were Over As the showrunner of Game Of Thrones, adapting the incredible work of author George R.R. Martin for television was one of the greatest honors of my career. And even though Martin is a famously fickle and detail-oriented author, he was very trusting and hands-off throughout the entire filming process...
10:39 2019-06-15

‘Vladimir Putin’ Talk Show in U.K. Prompts Sharp Intake of Breath in Russia A new BBC comedy series will be led by a cartoon effigy of the Russian leader. “He doesn’t often get mocked and I don’t think that he’ll like it,” one expert said....
14:52 2019-05-23

Kate and Wills visit Cumbrian countryside where they shear sheep... and talk Brexit with farmers William and Kate went on a tour of Cumbria today where they were greeted by hundreds of adoring fans, took part in sheep shearing and had a passionate discussion about Brexit with a group of farmers....
23:13 2019-06-11

Ellen DeGeneres fans, rejoice! Talk host's show renewed for three more years Ellen DeGeneres had big news for her studio audience Tuesday: Her popular talk show has been renewed for three seasons.        ...
05:13 2019-05-22

Happy Talk review – Susan Sarandon can't save Jesse Eisenberg's trite play The Pershing Square Signature Center, New YorkA reliably accomplished performance from the Oscar winner isn’t enough to add weight to an uneven tale with a thudding twistThere are a number of nagging questions that arise during Happy Talk, the latest play from the Oscar-nominated actor turned playwr...
15:00 2019-05-21

President Locker-Room Talk Thinks Impeachment Is a 'Dirty, Filthy, Disgusting Word' President “Grab ‘em by the pussy” does find at least one word to be “dirty” and “filthy”—and no, it’s not “Russianprostituteurine.” It’s “impeachment.”...
20:52 2019-05-30

Global stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
00:00 2019-06-08

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah needs no Madrid pep talk for second shot at Champions League glory With just three goals from 11 appearances to his name, there was perhaps a degree of justification to those early accusations of 'second season syndrome' levelled at Mohamed Salah....
01:52 2019-06-02

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan’s navy, The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, h...
21:39 2019-05-28

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting. The post Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting appeared first on LEX18.com....
11:39 2019-06-08

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment action against President Donald Trump....
17:39 2019-05-22

Robert Mueller's remarks 'explosive,' sets up impeachment talk 'for foreseeable future,' says Andy McCarthy Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy McCarthy said Special Counsel Robert Mueller's rare public statement Wednesday morning was "explosive" and it cements impeachment as an option for House Democrats. ...
21:00 2019-05-29

John Oliver employs Jane Krakowski and a safe word to talk about unsafe medical implants On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver expertly examined the shoddy, hastily chosen things that work within to transform everything around them into a rotten, oozing, painful, potentially life-threatening nightmare. And he did that in his opening segment, running down the week in Donald Trump an...
13:00 2019-06-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
10:26 2019-06-08

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
23:26 2019-06-13

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, the Endangered Jaguar, Gives Birth to a Baby Cub at ...
02:26 2019-05-25

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US and other parts of......
10:26 2019-05-30

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
22:13 2019-06-14

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
19:13 2019-05-29

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way to a better future for all, across several sector...
14:52 2019-05-21

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Pelosi faces twin challenge on Trump impeachment — tamp down talk and give nation a tutorial on the process Democratic proponents envision a speedy procedure similar to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, while the House speaker is thinking about a deliberate approach....
21:13 2019-06-06

‘A Magnificent Life’: Barry Jenkins Pays Tribute to If Beale Street Could Talk Hairstylist Kenneth Walker One of the visionaries who helped bring James Baldwin’s work to luminous life on the big screen has died. Earlier this month, the film industry lost veteran hairstylist Kenneth Walker, and on Wednesday, If Beale Street Could Talk director Barry Jenkins paid tribute to Walker’s “gorgeous soul” on Twi...
20:52 2019-05-30

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in first place. He ate a total of two-hundred-thirty-...
09:52 2019-06-08

Eden Hazard reveals what Maurizio Sarri told Chelsea during Europa League Final half-time team talk Eden Hazard has revealed what Maurizio Sarri's said during his half-time team-talk to inspire Chelsea to Europa League glory after a 4-1 victory over Arsenal in Baku....
23:52 2019-05-29

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony winner and Pose star is taking his dynamism back to the Met Museum on June 23 to “discuss the concept of camp in performanc...
19:39 2019-06-03

Why Will Smith Refuses to Watch Wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Uncensored Red Table Talk Will Smith thinks wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk is "fantastic." Just don't ask him to, you know, watch it. The actress co-hosts the talk......
15:13 2019-05-22

Journalist Geoff Ho tells how he tried to 'talk down' London Bridge terror attacker A journalist tried to talk down one of the three London Bridge terrorists, fearing they were about to detonate suicide bomb vests and: "kill us all"....
16:00 2019-05-22

Mindy Kaling won't talk about daughter's father, but opens up on finding her maternal instinct In an interview with New York Times, Kaling said the father's identity will remain secret until she's able to have that conversation with her child first.        ...
17:52 2019-06-12

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham exit talk is 'embarrassing' and can wait until after the Champions League Final Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed any speculation over his Tottenham future as 'embarrassing' in the build-up to the Champions League Final on Saturday....
19:13 2019-05-27

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
14:52 2019-05-21

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' 'Old Town Road' prompts child who doesn't talk to sing A mostly nonverbal 4-year-old boy with autism had a speaking breakthrough after hearing Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" on repeat.        ...
19:13 2019-06-09

In thoughtful interview, Stephen Colbert and Howard Stern talk about what makes a thoughtful interview Since Stephen Colbert was welcoming self-proclaimed king of all media Howard Stern onto Tuesday’s Late Show, it only makes sense that the legendary/infamous radio star got plenty of time to promote his new book, Howard Stern Comes Again. (You get it.) The only booked interview for the night, Stern c...
17:13 2019-05-22

Sara Gilbert won't miss this about 'The Talk': 'I’m OK with letting that piece of it go' Sara Gilbert announced her departure from CBS' "The Talk" in April. It turns out this part of the job was "a stretch" for her.        ...
16:13 2019-06-04

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 that can help make this possible. Google Vi...
22:13 2019-06-11

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air experience that a traditional car cannot. And sometimes they’re used to set a Guinness World Record....
22:26 2019-05-28

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a couple mid-range device here that are well worth cons...
22:26 2019-05-25

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-books and smartphones, search advertising and social-media traffic. The European Unio...
00:00 2019-06-08

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the world’s biggest stage....
11:26 2019-05-22

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item to the next level....
18:52 2019-06-07

The US and Thailand are last to kickoff the World Cup Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States       ...
23:52 2019-06-10

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
16:52 2019-05-21

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

The world's most beautiful places The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world, but we believe this list is a good start to plan your travels....
23:26 2019-06-07

This is 'the most functional city in the world' When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
13:52 2019-05-24

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded electronics are already processed monthly at recycli...
13:01 2019-05-23

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
08:52 2019-06-07

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their parents in tow....
20:39 2019-05-21

US and Thailand are last to kick off the World Cup Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Women’s World Cup in France, the top seed......
01:52 2019-06-09

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particularly in cities, heatwaves can be more than sticky and unpleasant—they can be deadly. The emissions cuts pledged so far in the international Paris Agre...
09:13 2019-06-07

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament expanded to 24 teams in 2015 (group play features s...
22:00 2019-06-04

This is the world's cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT).  You have to use the code PLUGIN15 at checkout. We received unconfirmed reports that this non UK residents can also get this deal; the original art...
16:01 2019-05-24

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
18:52 2019-06-06

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
22:26 2019-06-05

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
16:00 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
18:26 2019-06-13

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport....
13:13 2019-05-22

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan....
06:52 2019-06-05

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the Allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world war is likely to take place in the next 40 years....
22:39 2019-06-05

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by omission; TV everywhere else is terrible, therefor...
08:13 2019-06-02

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) If the movie Rim of the World, which premiered on Netflix this week, looks a little familiar to you, that's on purpose. It's the story of four kids, t...
00:26 2019-05-28

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT        ...
16:52 2019-06-01

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
18:13 2019-06-11

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Related: 'We were attracted by the aggression': how ru...
07:52 2019-06-01

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
20:39 2019-06-12

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
16:39 2019-05-31

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
22:13 2019-06-12

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
00:13 2019-05-24

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland. Jhon Espinoza scored the tiebreaking goal in the 43rd minute for Ecuador, which next plays South Korea or Senegal on Tuesday...
20:52 2019-06-08

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big attendance boost....
14:39 2019-05-31

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanese manager Norio Sasaki, and as Japan enter their f...
09:00 2019-06-09

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
17:26 2019-05-23

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
09:26 2019-06-09

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
03:52 2019-06-12

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour....
01:26 2019-05-24

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
07:52 2019-06-10

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isn’t healthyThe mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian-born engineer working for the Zenith Radio Corporation in Chicago. It...
08:26 2019-06-12

How to get a leg up wagering lopsided World Cup matchups Oh say, can you see … on the sports betting schedule … the United States Women’s National Team will finally take the pitch in the 2019 World Cup. Unfortunately for fans and bettors, Tuesday’s game with Thailand (Fox, 3 p.m.) isn’t expected to be much of a contest. The U.S. will close as about a......
22:00 2019-06-11

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak demand and high imports to the bloc. The Luxembourg-based company said it would reduce steelmaking operations at plants in France and Germany and exten...
15:00 2019-05-29

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
15:52 2019-05-29

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy their team was there....
13:52 2019-06-12

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
00:52 2019-05-26

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 Monday in the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine. Soto headed in Alex Mendez’s corner kick from 5 yards in the 18th minute, getting free from defen...
03:00 2019-05-28

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
15:26 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
22:26 2019-05-28

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
00:52 2019-06-11

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-08

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans’ opener at the Under-20 World Cup. Serhii Buletsa put Ukraine ahead in the 26th minute. Heorhii Tsitaishvili played a long pass from bef...
23:52 2019-05-24

How Frank became the most famous headcover in the world He's been on Tiger's bag, basically, from the beginning. How a random gift from his mother became a Tiger trademark and changed the life of the woman who created him....
16:13 2019-06-11

Luxurious hotel spas around the world Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.       ...
21:39 2019-06-11

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son Prince William used the same ring to pop the question to Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge. Created by the former crown jeweler, Garrard & Co., ...
22:26 2019-05-21

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "well-being" budget....
16:39 2019-05-30

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who stepped down from the national team because of wh...
00:00 2019-06-09

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
13:26 2019-06-10

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
15:00 2019-05-21

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
13:52 2019-06-04

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
03:26 2019-06-16

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago.If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world games on PC. Even traditionally linear franchises are opening up their worlds. Case in point: The Witch...
07:26 2019-06-05

World's Worst Serial Killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel has claimed to have killed around 100 of his patients with drug overdoses, which would make him one of the world's most prolific serial killers in recent......
08:52 2019-06-06

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Learn about solstice traditions around the world....
01:00 2019-06-16

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2023....
07:13 2019-06-06

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
20:13 2019-06-05

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
15:00 2019-05-21

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were they?...
15:00 2019-05-21

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
05:39 2019-06-06

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
15:00 2019-05-21

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they remain parents....
17:39 2019-05-21

This is the world’s cheapest laptop – but you probably shouldn’t buy it At £83.25 (about $106, excluding taxes), the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world, but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or white, the laptop is powered by a three-year-old Int...
17:39 2019-06-06

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleaning, nursing, secretarial work and, now, the world ...
20:13 2019-05-22

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
10:26 2019-06-14

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘Round the World’ vintage and classic rally, which ...
10:52 2019-05-23

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ripert when they ventured to China’s Sichuan Province on his Parts Unknown television show. Bourdain’s statement perfectly expresses the Chin...
11:00 2019-05-23

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry them....
12:52 2019-06-13

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. They were honoring the airborne soldiers who jum...
09:52 2019-06-06

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
15:39 2019-05-23

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Poltergeist. I was sitting on my dad’s lap, and was so...
16:26 2019-05-21

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth was still intact....
00:00 2019-06-15

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
02:52 2019-06-15

| These are just 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history....
14:00 2019-06-06

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
11:52 2019-06-04

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world. The dominance of the men&#...
17:13 2019-06-05

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
14:39 2019-06-05

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
14:52 2019-05-21

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined to overtake all other forms of digital entertainmen...
14:52 2019-05-21

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:13 2019-05-21

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
15:52 2019-05-21

Argentina women will cap amazing turnaround at World Cup When Argentina play at the women’s World Cup in France next month they will cap one of the most remarkable journeys in sport, from a team that did not exist two years ago to one competing on the biggest stage....
21:26 2019-05-27

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
19:00 2019-06-07

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
22:39 2019-06-04

AMD's $749 Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU Today during its E3 2019 press conference, AMD announced it's pushing gaming beyond 8- or 12-cores, with a new "best of the best" CPU. The "World's first 16-core gaming CPU" is the Ryzen 9 3950X, which will be available in September for $749. Outdoin......
02:39 2019-06-11

I.M. Pei, acclaimed architect of buildings known around the world, dies at 102 I.M. Pei, whose acclaimed architecture transformed the built environment around the world, has died at age 102.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Columbus Dreamed of a New World. His Son Found One in Books. Edward Wilson-Lee’s “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books” charts the life of the explorer’s son, obsessed with assembling a great repository of knowledge....
19:39 2019-05-31

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
19:13 2019-05-31

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher quality streams will be more readily available. The net......
02:13 2019-06-06

Check out the world’s tallest sandcastle Finished on June 5, 2019, the world's tallest sandcastle is a meter higher than the previous record.        ...
04:52 2019-06-06

The World's Fastest Lawnmower Can Get to 100 MPH Faster Than a McLaren F1 Honda, as you might remember, spent an unspecified amount of time building and perfecting a super lawn mower that it believes could cut grass at 50 mph, probably for no reason other than giggles and a little press. That lawn mower, as it turns out, can reach 100 mph faster than the famed McLaren F1....
01:52 2019-06-11

Huawei founder: Without Apple, ‘we would not see the beauty of this world’ As calls have mounted in China for the central government to officially retaliate against Apple as a way to strike back over US trade tensions and over the increasing ostracization of Huawei, the billionaire founder of one of China’s leading consumer electronics brands insists he’s squar...
21:26 2019-05-27

The world’s most expensive painting is on a Saudi superyacht This Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece may be riding da waves. “Salvator Mundi” — the rare painting whose whereabouts have been shrouded in secrecy since it sold for a record-busting $450 million in 2017 — is being kept on the superyacht of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Art...
02:26 2019-06-11

The electric cars with the best real-world range Range estimates are exactly that - estimates. We show you what you can expect from an EV in the real-world Battery technology and charging infrastructure is constantly improving, quickly turning EVs from niche vehicles to a viable replacements to combustion-engined cars. But how far you can drive b...
02:52 2019-06-11

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent U.N. panel is calling for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible. Goog...
03:26 2019-06-11

We may be witnessing the birth of an exomoon around a distant world A planet 369 light years away appears to be surrounded by a disc of dust the like of which we’ve never seen before. It may eventually turn into rings or moons...
16:39 2019-06-14

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came two years after a similar attempt to break the record ended in tragedy....
10:39 2019-06-06

Road to 2022 World Cup begins in Mongolia The long road to the 2022 World Cup finals begins in the footballing backwaters of Mongolia on Thursday as the first games that count towards qualification for Qatar are hosted in Asia....
18:39 2019-06-04

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, Céline Dion and Beyoncé....
16:52 2019-06-05

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music todayMiley Cyrus Q&A: ‘My personal experiences helped craft the episode’In the star-making Disney Channel switcheroo Hann...
14:13 2019-06-01

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since the day he took office, the UN chief has been det...
18:13 2019-05-21

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend to rake in plaudits come award season. The way he p...
00:52 2019-05-27

UE Boom 2: World’s best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers UE Boom 2 is a waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is the revised and better version of prior UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Ultimate Ears (shortly named UE) is an earphone and speaker manufacturer company based in America. UE Boom was first acme to market in May, 2013. However in September 2015,...
18:26 2019-05-21

Marozsan ruled out of World Cup group phase "German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women\u0027s World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday."...
14:13 2019-06-11

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
13:13 2019-06-11

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’s World Cup on Friday, with the French musician Ja...
02:26 2019-06-08

Cameroon loses to Canada in World Cup opener A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
07:52 2019-06-11

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a commanding performance against South Korea....
02:26 2019-06-08

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
05:39 2019-06-06

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
07:13 2019-06-06

The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win....
15:52 2019-05-27

The problems that may stop the US retaining the Women's World Cup The Americans have arguably the best squad in France this summer. But they are far from a perfect unit as they aim to become world champions againThe US women’s national team are considered a favorite to win next month’s World Cup, and there’s good reason for it. The team are No1 in the world rankin...
14:26 2019-05-27

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
13:26 2019-05-27

World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day In Solemn Observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered D-Day and hoped the world never forgets the sacrif...
10:52 2019-06-06

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from today’s Women’s World Cup opening match between Franc...
07:13 2019-06-08

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the academy’s lease for 40,000 square feet at Seven Wor...
08:52 2019-05-30

Global Manufacturing: About to Enter "A World of Hurt"? See the broader economic context that day-to-day headlines don't deliver: Chart of the Day shows you the big-picture trend in the all-important trend in global manufacturing....
14:52 2019-05-21

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
17:26 2019-05-30

USA eliminated by Ecuador in Under-20 World Cup quarter-finals USA ousted from U-20 World Cup with 2-1 loss to EcuadorJhon Espinoza scores winner for Ecuador in 43rd minuteThe United States were knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup in the quarter-finals for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland.Jhon Espinoza scored the...
21:26 2019-06-08

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
02:26 2019-06-16

How the stunning Earthrise became the world’s most famous photograph On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 became the first crewed spacecraft to circle the moon. Emerging from its dark side, one astronaut reached for his camera...
15:00 2019-05-21

If you're not nervous at a World Cup, you don't care enough to win | Hope Solo The pressure of a major tournament can be difficult to handle – and not a lot of players have the ability to deal with that day in and day outBefore every World Cup game I played in, I felt good during the warm up. I was ready to play and wanted to play. But then we have to go to the locker room and...
12:52 2019-06-10

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care to HIV-infected orphans and other children, researchers said on Wednesday....
21:00 2019-06-05

World War II comes to life in preserved color film WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO: George Stevens, the American film director, and cinematographer was assigned by General Dwight Eisenhower to head up the combat motion-picture coverage unit during World War II. (May 29)        ...
10:13 2019-05-29

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts of dating and start the New Game Plus of your love life....
22:39 2019-05-30

Day 3 of Trump’s U.K. Visit: A D-Day Ceremony With World Leaders President Trump joined other world leaders at an event on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the wartime operation on the final leg of his three-day state visit to Britain....
19:52 2019-06-05

How the world’s most competitive athletes use ‘super powers’ to win It’s 1978 in the Philippines, and something weird is going on at a chess match. Anatoly Karpov, “the golden boy of the Soviet Union,” is playing Viktor Korchnoi, another Soviet who is hated by the regime. As the match drags on, Korchnoi is tormented by a voice in his head commanding him ...
11:00 2019-06-16

Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ Callum Smith excited to finally defend his WBA super-middleweight crown The post Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:52 2019-05-29

Lloyd scores 2 and the US downs Chile 3-0 at the World Cup PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United Stated in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women’s World Cup champions to the round of 16. The United States were criticized after its record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand when players celebrat...
20:39 2019-06-16

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
14:33 2019-05-21

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. After being awarded the 2014 NSWL Goalkeeper of the Ye...
08:39 2019-06-09

Fraser-Pryce blazes world leading 10.88 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's steady return to her best form continued at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday when the twice Olympic champion blazed to a world leading 10.88 seconds in the 100 meters at the National Stadium in Kingston....
07:39 2019-06-09

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods are obviously nothing new, ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
20:26 2019-06-09

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The six-time women’s world player of the year was hurt in training on May 24. She had a week of physical therapy before returning to practice. But on...
01:13 2019-06-09

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
14:52 2019-05-21

Chile braced to face USWNT at World Cup The reigning Women's World Cup champion sure didn't ease into France 2019 as the US Women's National Team thrashed Thailand 13-0 in its opening game of the tournament....
16:52 2019-06-15

In the Good Omens finale, the end of the world is a lot less interesting than what comes next If there’s one moment in the novel Good Omens that most closely resembles co-author Terry Pratchett’s solo work—other than all those footnotes, anyway—it’s the bit in the big climax, when Aziraphale and Crowley realize that Adam Young’s unintentionally orthodox upbringing has transformed him, not in...
21:26 2019-06-05

World No Tobacco Day: After Reading This, You May Quit Smoking World No Tobacco Day 2019 theme is "Tobacco and Lung health". From cancer, autoimmune disorders, Type 2 diabetes, premature deaths and heart strokes, tobacco smoking has grave consequences on one's......
11:39 2019-05-31

I'm travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind Eric Alm is racing to find out which gut microbes thrive in diverse human cultures before it is too late. His microbiome library – derived from faecal samples – could help solve future health crises...
15:52 2019-05-21

PEN World Voices Festival: Transfronterizo Life Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
15:00 2019-05-21

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Karlmann is trying to change that....
14:00 2019-05-31

Breaking down the College World Series field LAS VEGAS — If you are a baseball purist who likes to wager, the College World Series is for you. “I can’t wait for the CWS to get started,” said Derek Stevens, a Las Vegas casino owner who just opened a new sports book called Circa Sports. “It’s the most pure form of baseball and......
04:13 2019-06-15

Soccer: Absent Hegerberg would have lit up the World Cup, says Rapinoe U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe knows all about taking a stance for social equality and justice, and can understand why Norway's Ada Hegerberg has turned her back on the women's World Cup....
01:13 2019-06-06

Cameroon, The Cinderellas Of The Last World Cup, Are Back For Another Dance A side effect of women’s soccer being so discouraged and underfunded in most every part of the world is that only rarely do we see many true upsets or surprises. The traditional powers usually have such enormous structural advantages, and have had them for so long, that they almost always win, and w...
22:52 2019-06-10

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job.Go to the 20th century rooms in the Art Gallery o...
05:39 2019-05-28

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
18:00 2019-05-31

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams....
15:26 2019-05-21

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint bid.” Morocco had been previously included i...
16:13 2019-06-08

Teach Your Kid About Money by Creating an Imaginary World When I stumbled into adulthood a couple of decades ago, money was an absolute mystery to me—or at least, the management of it was. Expenses like car maintenance, water, trash, health insurance and taxes came as a huge shock, stunning me with how quickly they could consume my paycheck. And who knew f...
23:00 2019-06-05

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Closeup. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
04:39 2019-05-29

Diamonds set for Netball World Cup squad shake-up Gabi Simpson and Kim Ravaillion to miss outJust three players remain from 2015 triumphAustralia are set to name a new-look squad for the netball World Cup with Diamonds vice-captain Gabi Simpson and midcourt star Kim Ravaillion shock casualties. The 12-strong squad for the July tournament in England...
04:26 2019-05-29

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal and what we withhold, and the opportunities and dang...
15:00 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
20:39 2019-06-08

Netherlands v Cameroon: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in ValenciennesSuzanne Wrack: England win shows they have spark and fightAny thoughts? You can email John or tweet @johnbrewin_ 1.58pm BST Something of a shock to see Dominique Bloodworth line up at centre-back when she has been such an attacking force for Ars...
15:13 2019-06-15

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied France to remember the tragedy on June 10, 1944. S...
16:13 2019-06-10

World's Longest Flight To Be Even Less Comfortable Than Expected Flights half way around the globe are set to be even less comfortable than expected -- that's if the marathon 20-hour non-stop services from Sydney to London get off the ground at all....
09:13 2019-06-05

Weah lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into U20 World Cup 2nd round Tim Weah scored in the 76th minute, and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 Thursday at Tychy, Poland, to advance to the round of 16 at the Under-20 World Cup. The U.S. (2-1) finished second in Group D and will play the Group E winner, France or Mali, on Tuesday in Bydgoszcz. American midfielders Alex ...
02:00 2019-05-31

This Man Quit His Job As Engineer 4 Years Ago To Cycle Across The World It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world....
18:13 2019-06-10

Argentina’s first World Cup point could prove priceless PARIS (AP) — At the final whistle of their Women’s World Cup opener, Argentina’s players dropped to their knees as if they’d won the entire tournament. They didn’t even win the game. But for the first time ever, they didn’t lose, either. Argentina played to a 0-0 draw a...
23:13 2019-06-10

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s team."...
13:00 2019-05-25

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly represents the largest and most widely attended gath...
13:26 2019-05-22

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets as U.S. sanctions threaten its business model....
09:00 2019-06-13

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

Jay-Z is world's first billionaire rapper, report claims In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forbes cover story.The magazine has claimed the 49-year-old’s empire “conservatively” totals $1bn after ...
23:26 2019-06-03

Faithful Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid BEIRUT (AP) — Muslims across the Middle East and beyond are celebrating the start of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a time for family and festivities. The holiday marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when devout Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. As in previous years, the Muslim world ...
11:39 2019-06-04

MS Dhoni Should Bat At No. 5 In World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar Over the years, MS Dhoni has proved that he can vary the pace of his innings at will and that is what makes him so dangerous in the shorter formats of the game....
08:52 2019-05-23

The Latest: Setback for Afghans, Shahzad out of World Cup LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 8 at the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Mohammad Shahzad has been ruled of the Cricket World Cup because of a knee injury, a major setback for Afghanistan. The popular wicketkeeper-batsman will be replaced in the 15-man squad by 18-year-old Ikram Ali K...
23:13 2019-06-06

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent....
04:13 2019-06-12

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
01:13 2019-05-24

Ecuador says Cascabel could become a top world copper mine A preliminary study of the Cascabel mining project in northern Ecuador shows that it could become one of the world's largest copper, silver and gold mines, Ecuador's government said on Wednesday....
07:26 2019-06-13

Bill Nye says world needs to respond to climate change like it did with D-Day Bill Nye, host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy," suggested that the world could join together and fight climate change like it came together to battle the Nazis during WWII....
20:26 2019-06-06

A vision of 2040: everything we need for a sustainable world already exists There are real obstacles to environmental progress, but we must focus on what we are for, not just what we are againstWhen my daughter was two years old, I found myself struggling to finish any article relating to the dire state of our environment. I would get halfway through the piece, then disenga...
05:39 2019-05-22

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victory over Brazil today, which continued a tournament...
00:00 2019-06-14

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
13:39 2019-06-07

World Cup 2019: Breaking down how the tournament works The USWNT begins play in the World Cup on Tuesday. The tournament format can be a little confusing, so here's a breakdown of how it works.       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

China Says It Doesn't Want To Replace US As "Boss Of World" China doesn't seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe's dominant power but is prepared to "fight to the end" if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said, as trade friction grows between the world's......
23:26 2019-06-03

Fit in my 40s: will Soccercise get me closer to my World Cup dream? | Zoe Williams It has the look of a Pilates class interrupted by someone throwing footballs into itFitness tips: ways into football for beginnersThere’s nothing more annoying than listening to a person who’s no good at stuff complain how intimidating it is when you’re no good at stuff. So I’ll keep this quick: foo...
09:00 2019-05-25

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
12:52 2019-06-07

How dominant City could help England to World Cup glory "Jen Offord went to Manchester City to investigate how the Women\u0027s Super League club’s commitment to excellence could propel the Lionesses to World Cup glory."...
11:52 2019-06-07

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Massive sandcastle breaks world record There's a striking new building in Binz, Germany -- a sandcastle complete with turrets, multiple levels and an enviable seaside location. Find out just how high this sandcastle goes....
11:00 2019-06-07

Use your illusion: the magic supergroup that tricked the world They have left millions boggled with their graceful card acts, great escapes and audacious stunts. But can The Illusionists make magic’s fusty reputation vanish?Our instinct when watching magicians is to focus on the hands, in the vain hope we may spot their secrets. But to really understand an act’...
23:52 2019-06-06

The radio reporter who witnessed D-Day and told the world what he saw Wright Bryan, a war correspondent with NBC Radio and the Atlanta Journal, scooped 600 other reporters by broadcasting the first eyewitness account of the Normandy invasion....
00:26 2019-06-07

Why it's OK that the U.S. women ran up the score in 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand The U.S. women's soccer team routed Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener, prompting backlash against such a large win.       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

Airbnb to recreate ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ trip LOS ANGELES — A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic “Around the World in 80 Days.” Hosted by Airbnb, a small number of guests will travel across 16 countries using eight modes of transportation, including a hot air balloon, to pr...
15:52 2019-06-13

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump. Now the pipeline could become the target of ...
16:26 2019-06-13

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
21:39 2019-05-22

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
13:00 2019-06-12

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup championship and avenge an Olympic defeat to Sweden the......
09:39 2019-06-07

USA 13-0 Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless ThailandHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to win 10.22pm BST We’ll be shutting down shortly. But you can have your say on today’s match in the comments of Caitlin Murray’s report from Reims. Related: Ruthless USA break Worl...
02:52 2019-06-12

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
20:39 2019-05-22

These are the world's most-visited theme parks Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the world’s most visited theme park in 2018, with 20.8 million visitors.        ...
15:26 2019-05-24

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
20:52 2019-05-24

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women’s World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday. Chidinma Okeke chipped the ball past the South Korean defense in the 75th minute and Oshoala chased ...
18:26 2019-06-12

PM Modi Thanks World Leaders For Congratulatory Messages Prime Minister Modi on Thursday thanked world leaders and personalities for their congratulatory messages after the BJP-led NDA is set to return to power for the second time, saying his government......
03:00 2019-05-24

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
13:26 2019-06-13

FIFA: Only 32 teams in Qatar World Cup 2022 World football's governing body was hoping to expand the competition to include 48 countries. However, that would have needed another Gulf country to host games along with Qatar, amid deteriorating ties in the region....
00:00 2019-05-23

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
17:00 2019-05-24

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
03:39 2019-06-04

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
00:13 2019-06-07

How do global suppliers thrive in a tough world? There are many great examples of how innovation keeps big auto suppliers healthy, but a smaller, lesser-known supplier named Kiekert offers another kind of compelling case study....
22:26 2019-06-10

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
19:39 2019-05-21

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Let You Decorate The Whole World It’s been so long since Tom Nook last bled us dry and left us to die beneath a mountain of themed furniture inside our mini-mansions, and everybody’s begging for more. Pocket Camp was a nice appetizer, but it’s no substitute for the real thing. Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Switch, coming March ...
22:39 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying their chances of lifting the trophy on 7 July. US...
15:26 2019-06-03

Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows....
23:13 2019-05-21

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new generation....
20:26 2019-05-21

Inside the world's most beautiful libraries Italian photographer Massimo Listri ​takes us on a photographic journey of some of the oldest and most stunning libraries around the world in his book...
22:52 2019-05-21

Aly & AJ Make Great Pop Songs. They Also Want to Change the World For super-fans of a musician, actor, or any celebrity, there’s nothing like meeting the object of their fandom. At concert meet and greets, premium ticket-holders get a chance before the show to shake the hand of the artist they are seeing perform live. Normally, this goes quickly: people say ...
00:13 2019-06-13

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
18:52 2019-05-26

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-06

Joe Buck: Fox has voices you just don’t hear in the golf world Fox play-by-play man Joe Buck talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the network’s U.S. Open coverage as it enters its fifth year broadcasting the event. Q: There was a lot of criticism the first couple of years. Where do you think Fox’s golf coverage is now compared to competitors? A: I would...
07:13 2019-06-07

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to cut off Huawei phones from Android updates. Which ...
21:00 2019-05-21

France 2-1 Norway: Women's World Cup – as it happened A controversial VAR penalty helped France maintain their 100% record in Group ASearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 9.54pm BST A controversial VAR penalty means France are on the brink of qualifying from Group A. They’ve got six point...
23:13 2019-06-12

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage....
00:52 2019-05-26

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

The Real World Returns: Where Are Your All Your Favorite Roommates Now? This is the true story...of seven strangers...picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens...when people stop being polite...and start getting real.......
02:00 2019-06-14

The world’s 15 hottest places in the last day are all in India, Pakistan NEW DELHI – India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighboring Pakistan, according to weather monitoring website El Dora...
23:13 2019-06-03

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappeared nearly two years ago. The list — update...
14:00 2019-06-03

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis has picked nine Australian NBA ...
15:39 2019-05-23

5 players to watch at the Women's World Cup With the World Cup kicking off this week, here are five players to watch: USA's Alex Morgan, Canada's Christine Sinclair, Brazil's Marta, Australia's Sam Kerr and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
11:26 2019-06-14

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got underway in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-leg wins in the preliminary round. Mongolia beat Brunei 2-0 in Ulaanbaatar, with captain Tsedenbal Norjmaa scoring from a free kick after nine minutes a...
18:39 2019-06-06

Production resumes at world’s biggest Nutella plant PARIS (AP) — Unions and owner Ferrero say workers at the world’s biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back to work after production after was brought to a near standstill in a dispute over salary negotiations. Ferrero said on Wednesday that access to the factory was reopen...
15:39 2019-06-05

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 7.34pm BST Before we get stuck into this one, a moment’s thought for Justin Edinburgh, and his family and friends, following his tr...
20:39 2019-06-08

Rampant Roy fires England to record World Cup total "A superb 153 from Jason Roy and a big-hitting 64 from Jos Buttler fired England to their highest ever Cricket World Cup total as they posted 386-6 in their third match at this year\u0027s tournament on Saturday."...
20:39 2019-06-08

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Soccer: Australia's World Cup preparations soured by injuries Australia's preparations for the women's World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler....
05:00 2019-06-07

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.08am BST Unfortunately we must start with some bad news for the Matildas with experienced defender Laura Alleway ruled out of today’s game with a suspected fracture to her foot. The veteran of two World Cu...
11:26 2019-06-09

The world needs topsoil to grow 95% of its food – but it's rapidly disappearing Without efforts to rebuild soil health, we could lose our ability to grow enough nutritious food to feed the planet’s populationThe world grows 95% of its food in the uppermost layer of soil, making topsoil one of the most important components of our food system. But thanks to conventional farming p...
10:52 2019-05-30

Women's World Cup set to host the biggest rivalry in sport On Sunday, old enemies will go head-to-head as England take on Scotland at the Women's World Cup, continuing a rivalry that is like no other in sport. Neighbors and fierce foes, this is a World Cup opener neither team will want to lose....
09:26 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 20: Netherlands The reigning European champions have plenty of stars and could go a long way in France This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theguardian.com is ru...
16:39 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 7: Spain The coach Jorge Vilda has left star player Vero Boquete at home and may struggle to get past the last-16 stageThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France...
10:39 2019-05-30

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 15: Scotland Shelley Kerr has proven winners in her squad and, if they avoid injuries, Scotland could be a surprise package in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified ...
11:26 2019-06-03

Modi: Minorities living in 'world of imaginary fear' The call to prayer rings out through the crowded, bustling streets of Old Delhi -- a maze of chaotic streets full of honking scooters, shouting rickshaw wallas, vendors selling jewelery and eateries laden with sweet delicacies....
09:52 2019-05-30

Scotland land at World Cup in better shape and in executive style • Judy Murray and Steve Clarke delivered pep talks beforehand• We’ve got a better style of play, says full-back Nicola DochertyIt is safe to assume Nicola Sturgeon has secured Nicola Docherty’s vote. Before the first minister facilitated the funding that has enabled all part‑time players in Scotland...
00:39 2019-06-07

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D-Day veterans Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end....
15:39 2019-06-05

World's tiniest surviving baby described as a 'miracle' – video A San Diego hospital revealed the birth of a girl believed to be the world's smallest surviving baby, who weighed just 245 grams (about 8.6 ounces) at birth. The baby, named Saybie, was born at 23 weeks. 'They told my husband that he had about an hour with her and that she was going to pass away. Bu...
14:52 2019-05-30

It's Been A Long, Tough Journey For Jamaica, And Just Making It To The World Cup Is Enough Thanks in large part to the support of Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are about to compete at the World Cup for the first time ever. While it’d be far too optimistic to expect them to pull off any kind of shocker in Group C, if you consider Jamaica’s status (or lack th...
03:00 2019-06-07

World Oceans Day: Beach cleanups held worldwide With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
23:39 2019-06-08

AP Sources: Qatar set to host next 2 Club World Cups PARIS (AP) — Qatar is set to host the next two editions of the Club World Cup. People with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the FIFA Council will be asked later Monday to endorse Qatar for the seven-team club tournament this December and in December 2020. The people spoke on...
13:26 2019-06-03

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win KONYA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday. Turkey has nine points from three wins and has yet to concede a goal in Group H. France had scored four goals in each of its first two wins, but ...
00:00 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
15:26 2019-06-03

Queen, world leaders honor veterans on D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump have gathered on the south coast of England to honor the troops who risked and gave their lives 75 years ago on D-Day....
17:52 2019-06-05

Bangladesh v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup action from the Oval, 1.30pm BST startSouth Africa v India – live! Follow it on our OBO reportEmail your thoughts to Nick here or tweet @NickMiller79 3.18pm BST We’re into the guts of the World Cup now. After a few initial games that were troublingly one-sided, we’ve now enjoyed so...
14:00 2019-06-05

UK electric cars will require twice the world’s supply of cobalt News 5 Jun, 2019 Scientists warn of “huge implications for our natural resources” as government pushes for rapid adoption of electric cars...
17:26 2019-06-05

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m), including revenues made from her fashion and beau...
15:39 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for F...
13:00 2019-06-05

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London, a 600,000-litre pool that would top a 55-story hotel.......
03:52 2019-06-07

Qatar will host next two Club World Cups before expansion FIFA has awarded Qatar hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded in 2021, soccer's governing body announced on Monday following its council meeting in Paris....
21:00 2019-06-03

Afghanistan set New Zealand 173 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in CardiffAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 7.36pm BST 21st over: New Zealand 97-2 (Williamson 40, Taylor 26) Gulbadin bowls a no ball because there aren’t enough fielders in the circle and to make i...
20:39 2019-06-08

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in the world, finished last in its group four years ago in Canada, the country’s only other appear...
20:52 2019-06-08