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How to Have a High-End Vacation for Less

You want luxury, but you don’t want to overspend for it. Here’s how to save in five popular and pricey cities without feeling deprived. (No hostels involved.)...

How to Have a High-End Vacation for Less

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How to actually disconnect from work while on vacation She was on vacation, pregnant and standing on top of a 10-foot-tall rock trying to get enough cell signal to have a conversation about an issue at the office. “It was an emergency,” something no one else could handle, says Catherine Burns, artistic director of NYC storytelling nonprofit the Moth. Th...
20:00 2019-06-02

10 vacation rentals with extreme themes No matter what you’re into – from dogs and frogs to Disney and Wes Anderson – there’s a vacation rental out there with your name written all over it.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Finding summer vacation savings (NBC News) Vacation season is already shaping up to be a busy one. With more disposal income, more Americans can afford to splurge this summer, although if you’re looking to save, a winter destination may be a good option. Resorts that might go for $600 a night during peak ski season can be ha...
16:52 2019-05-21

How to Bring Home the Best Vacation Memories Memories are some of the best travel souvenirs: they’re free, for one thing, and they stay with you for a lifetime. It’s actually possible to set yourself up for the best possible vacation memories, if you plan ahead a little bit....
22:13 2019-06-06

6 Family Friendly Resorts for When You All Need a Vacation We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:39 2019-05-30

A checklist to prepare your vacation home for renters TOWN SQUARE | The host of DIY Network’s “Big Beach Builds” tells you what to do to make your property more appealing to renters and to increase your peace of mind while renters are in residence....
12:52 2019-06-11

30 most affordable last-minute summer vacation ideas Got a week of vacation to burn and a $1,000 budget? Then we've got ideas for where to spend it, including cities, beach towns and places in between.       ...
21:39 2019-06-11

A warning if you are planning your summer vacation online A warning if you are planning your summer vacation online. Internet security company, ‘Mcafee’ says one in five Americans have been scammed or nearly scammed when booking a vacation online. Bargain hunters are most at risk, with nearly a third of the victims being defrauded. Some of the riskiest des...
18:13 2019-06-14

30 affordable last-minute summer vacation spots Got a week of vacation to burn and a $1,000 budget? Then we've got ideas for where to spend it, including cities, beach towns and places in between.       ...
22:26 2019-06-12

How to improve your summer vacation smartphone photos Your smartphone camera timer, flashlight app, using the back facing camera instead of the front one and paying attention to lighting can really help.       ...
11:52 2019-06-13

A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line A warning if you are planning your summer vacation on-line. Internet security company, ‘Mcafee’ says one in five Americans have been scammed or nearly scammed when booking a vacation on-line. Bargain hunters are most at risk, with nearly a third of the victims being defrauded. Some of the riskiest d...
07:39 2019-06-14

What we learned from the Trump family’s London vacation There must have been reasons for Eric, Donnie Jr, Tiffany and the rest to have accompanied the president on his state visit. Does the answer lie in their social media postings?How did the Trump family’s UK state visit look from social media?Charlie, via email Continue reading......
12:26 2019-06-06

Book a novel vacation at one of these literary Airbnb homes Celebrate World Book Day on Tuesday, April 23, by booking a literary getaway at one of these book-inspired Airbnb homes.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Tips to protect your home while on summer vacation TUCSON – It is officially summer break for students, which means families are heading out of town for summer vacation, snowbirds are gone, and college students are back in their hometowns. According to Safe Guard the World, more than 2 million homes are broken into each year. News 4 Tucson spo...
15:52 2019-05-28

Vacation like an Avenger in Tony Stark's cabin from "Endgame" Ever dream of living like Marvel's "Avengers"? Well, now you can vacation like one. The cabin that serves as a home for Tony Stark and the site of his funeral in "Avengers: Endgame" is available to rent on AirBNB....
05:52 2019-06-12

Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend over vacation packing A woman flew into a rage and stabbed her boyfriend after he attempted to prevent her from packing too much clothes for their vacation, a report said. Lesley Bradbury, of Manchester, England, plunged a knife into Gary Moore when the boyfriend began taking items out of their car, according to London&#...
07:52 2019-06-12

The top 10 'hidden gems' for summer vacation home rentals Vacation rental management company Vacasa has identified "undiscovered towns and smaller cities," with a similar look and feel to the Top 10 destinations its clientele favor....
16:52 2019-06-12

The family vacation planning guide for parents who hate to plan If you hate to plan, your last family vacation probably was filled with chaos. I know a thing or two about chaos because I've failed to plan, too.        ...
20:52 2019-06-12

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about putting working people first,” de Blasio said at a...
21:52 2019-05-28

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
07:00 2019-06-14

Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says "They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Looking for a budget-friendly beach vacation? Head off the beaten path There are plenty of beach vacations that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Check out these lesser-known destinations that go easy on your wallet.        ...
15:13 2019-05-30

Mexico's Riviera Nayarit: A family vacation hot spot Family-friendly activities in the laid-back Riviera Nayarit region on the Pacific coast include whale watching, zip lining and horseback riding.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
09:26 2019-06-08

Mom recounts savage beating during vacation at Dominican Republic resort A Delaware mother’s Dominican Republic getaway with her husband and best friends turned into a hellish nightmare when she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour-long “savage attack” at a resort, and left for dead, the woman claimed. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington revealed the details o...
17:26 2019-05-30

Got $50 Million For Vacation? NASA To Open Space Station To Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
21:26 2019-06-07

Papers, please! Don't let travel document problems ground your next vacation Requirements for travel documents can be confusing. Here's what you need to know about visa and passport requirements before heading to the airport.        ...
20:52 2019-06-07

Kourtney Kardashian Explains Exactly What Went Down During Her Vacation With Ex Scott Disick & Sofia Richie Wait, so three's a what now? Depends who you ask. Kris Jenner was probably more inclined to say "crowd"--or "confusing family dynamic," at least--during the earlier......
13:13 2019-06-10

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

It's a Jersey Shore Wedding and Farewell When Family Vacation Returns in July Clear your Thursday nights this summer because Jerzdays are returning to MTV. E! News has learned Jersey Shore Family Vacation will return for new episodes on Thursday, July 11 at 8 p.m. on......
02:00 2019-06-14

YouTuber Roman Atwood "in Shock" After Mom's Tragic Death on Birthday Vacation Roman Atwood is in mourning after the tragic loss of a family member. On Thursday afternoon, the YouTube star announced a break from social media as he grieves the loss of his mother......
02:13 2019-05-31

US tourist beaten during Dominican vacation accuses resort of victim blaming A Dominican Republic resort has been accused of attempting to blame the victim by a lawyer for a Delaware woman who says she was brutally attacked there in January, according to reports....
18:13 2019-06-08

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
23:52 2019-06-07

Pathetic: Mom And Dad Are Trying To Pass Off The Trip To Grandma's House As This Year's Family Vacation If you were getting your hopes up that the family would actually go somewhere cool like the Bahamas or Hawaii this summer, you can think again, because it looks like something much shittier is in the cards: Mom and Dad are trying to pass off the trip to Grandma’s condo as this year’s family vacation...
06:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
21:13 2019-06-07

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband....
23:39 2019-06-13

Barack and Michelle Obama, daughters enjoy family vacation in south of France The Obamas, including daughters Malia and Sasha, are taking in the joys of Provence in the south of France on a family vacay, thrilling the locals.        ...
17:52 2019-06-19

Barack and Michelle Obama, daughters enjoy luxurious family vacation in south of France The Obamas, including daughters Malia and Sasha, are taking in the joys of Provence in the south of France on a family vacay, thrilling the locals.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

Celebrate World Book Day and plan a vacation around one of these book-filled Airbnbs Indulge your inner bookworm on your next vacation by staying at a library instead of just visiting one at these book-filled Airbnbs.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Playlist: Frenship shares their 'Vacation' favorites L.A. duo Frenship is celebrating the release of their debut studio album "Vacation" with a similarly festive playlist for USA TODAY.        ...
18:39 2019-05-23

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
00:52 2019-06-18

Apple's Find My Friends app saves the life of a 17-year old Often when a teenager fails to return home at night, a heart breaking tragedy is behind the disappearance. So when 17-year old Macy Smith missed curfew on the evening of June 7th, her mother, Catrina Cramer Alexander, was frantic. Greensboro North Carolina's WFMY-TV reports that both mother and daug...
01:13 2019-06-18

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the attack....
01:13 2019-06-18

State Department identifies 23 violations, 'multiple security incidents' concerning Clinton emails The State Department revealed Monday that it has identified "multiple security incidents" involving current or former employees' handling of Hillary Clinton's emails, and that 23 "violations" and seven "infractions" have been issued as part of the department's ongoing investigation....
01:13 2019-06-18

Coca-Cola, Pepsi highlight the 20 corporations producing the most ocean pollution About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, and some corporations treat them better than others.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Target stock price drops after weekend register meltdown Target easily could have lost as much as $100 million in sales over the weekend when the retailer’s cash registers went down.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

College wrestlers accused of penetrating victim with ‘object’ A top wrestler at the University of Minnesota and his teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, police said. Gable Steveson, a 19-year-old heavyweight phenom with a 35-2 record as a freshman, and Dylan Martinez, a 21-year-old sophomore from California, were arrested Saturd...
01:26 2019-06-18

Braves vs. Mets: Zack Wheeler can cool off Hotlanta What?! Recent report states Arizona Green Tea with Ginseng contains … ready? … no ginseng. Jussie Smollet and Lori Loughlin are calling for a full investigation into the scam. Cold Mets head to Hotlanta after taking one of four at home from the Cardinals. And they were lucky to win that ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Meghan McCain felt 'less alone' without John McCain on Father's Day with 'dead dads club' Late John McCain's daughter Meghan McCain tweeted about coping with her first Father's Day without her dad. Thousands shared their stories.        ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Gloria Vanderbilt, the mom: What she said about the loss of a child, Anderson Cooper coming out Gloria Vanderbilt had many titles, including "mom." Before her death, she talked to USA TODAY about love, loss and sexuality.        ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Let's make dads part of prenatal care. It's good for parents and babies. Fathers matter a lot. Their involvement with a partner's pregnancy can even reduce the risk of a child dying in the first year of life.        ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Ripple to Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram Ripple, a startup behind the XRP cryptocurrency, agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram International in a deal that stands to rank among the first crypto-based company investments in a major U.S. publicly listed firm....
01:26 2019-06-18

BP rig zigzags North Sea in chase with Greenpeace ship A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progress....
01:39 2019-06-18

Best CPU cooler 2019: top CPU coolers for your PC What’s cooler than being cool? That’s right, keeping your PC components ice cold. Before you go out to find more exciting components like the best graphics cards to soup up your rig, you have to seriously consider picking out the best CPU cooler first, as you’ll need it to build...
01:52 2019-06-18

Nvidia and Arm team up on supercomputers During the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany this week, Nvidia announced that it will support processors from the British semiconductor design company Arm as it looks to gain a greater foothold in the supercomputer market.Nvidia has long been known as a supplier for graph...
01:52 2019-06-18

What is an IP address? Getting online is generally very easy these days. There's no real need for any technical expertise, just turn on your device and you're typically connected right away.If you're not a networking geek, this simplicity will probably appeal, as it means you're not forced to get invol...
01:52 2019-06-18

New BenQ monitors feature an 'ePaper' mode for easier reading BenQ has launched new monitors with an "ePaper" mode aimed to make reading text easier for some users, Liliputing reports.BenQ has been considering the eyes of gamers and general users for years, with Low Blue Light modes in its monitors dating back some time. We saw the BenQ EW2440 offering an almo...
01:52 2019-06-18

Facebook stock sees a pop as investors anticipate its cryptocurrency announcement Facebook is expected to announce a new cryptocurrency called Libra this week. Analysts anticipate it will open up new revenue streams outside advertising....
01:52 2019-06-18

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of fraud in her account. “They wanted me to ver...
02:00 2019-06-18

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
02:00 2019-06-18

Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How Predicting lifespan isn’t an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn’t tell the whole story. Genes, gender, lifestyle and luck all play an important part, but it’s impossible to know exactly how much and in what proportion...
02:00 2019-06-18

@DykeDigital Is the Instagram Account Producing High-Fashion Content For Lesbians "My mission is to create a space where lesbian-identifying creatives can just make what they want to make and for people to know that we are high fashion and can be high fashion"...
02:13 2019-06-18

10 Different Ways To Store (and Display) Your Vinyl Records iPods killed CDs. Spotify killed paying for music. Video killed the radio star. Then, to the surprise of my parents, who had just given away our entire record collection, vinyl started coming back in a real way. While serious record collectors have always been around, the digitization and subscripti...
02:26 2019-06-18

The best deals and sales you can shop this Monday Nothing makes a Monday go by faster than a little online shopping, especially when you can save some money and get something you'll love.       ...
02:26 2019-06-18

Apple TV beta tests iOS-like picture-in-picture The latest beta version of Apple's upcoming tvOS 13 has an unexpected surprise. The company is introducing support for a picture-in-picture mode that allows you to browse while continuing to watch a video. The feature, available in tvOS 13 beta 2, wa......
02:26 2019-06-18

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
02:26 2019-06-18

Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it's been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mountain Vi......
02:26 2019-06-18

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes The prosecution of the highly decorated platoon leader, accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
02:52 2019-06-18

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Mast...
03:00 2019-06-18

“We are very sorry”—Boeing division CEO apologizes for 737 Max deaths Enlarge / The 10,000th Boeing 737, a MAX 8, was delivered to Southwest Airlines in March 2018. Southwest is a major customer for the 737 MAX 8. (credit: Stephen Brashear|Getty Images) On Monday, Boeing's head of commercial aircraft, Kevin McAllister, apologized for the deaths of 346 people in a pa...
03:00 2019-06-18

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment.A photo, taken by Steffen Olsen from t...
03:00 2019-06-18

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

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

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To School. Like the movie, the series will be about pa...
03:13 2019-06-18

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

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique....
03:13 2019-06-18

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027....
03:26 2019-06-18

'Ignoring' anti-Semitism not an option, German president warns President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has appealed for Germans to show civic courage in the face of anti-Semitism. The call comes amid growing attacks on Jewish people in Germany....
03:26 2019-06-18

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

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON- Since Ina Road and the I-10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant Whiskey Roads that is set to open early August. “We have been eyeballing this kind of area on...
03:39 2019-06-18

New Revolt Electric Motorcycle To Get Artificial Exhaust Sound Revolt Intellicorp has released a teaser video which shows the company's first electric motorcycle to have a choice of several synthesised exhaust notes....
03:39 2019-06-18

Chick-fil-A is now the third-largest restaurant chain in America, and McDonald's and Starbucks should be terrified Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain in America by system-wide sales, according to Nation's Restaurant News data. The chicken chain grew sales by 16.7% in 2018, reaching $10.46 billion. Chick-fil-A moved up from the No. 7 spot on last year's Top 200...
03:39 2019-06-18

Lawyers for Sandy Hook families say Alex Jones sent them child pornography Conspiracy theorist and “Infowars” radio host Alex Jones has been accused of sending child pornography to the lawyers of the Sandy Hook families — just days after he claimed to be the target of a malware attack that left kiddie porn on his servers. The Connecticut law firm Koskoff,...
04:13 2019-06-18

How dare you ask Mike Pompeo that question? The secretary of state has shown a talent for pretending Trump doesn't say what he said — and ragging on interviewers who have the temerity to ask him about it....
04:26 2019-06-18

Trudeau to prod Democrats on USMCA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lobby House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to take up the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade during a visit to Washington this week....
04:26 2019-06-18

Guatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure President Trump’s effort to reduce illegal immigration is showing results far south of the border, with Mexico and Guatemala stepping up efforts to deter and detain the surge of migrants from Central America....
04:52 2019-06-18

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the......
04:52 2019-06-18

Earthquake In Southwest China Kills 11, Injures Over 100 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings....
04:52 2019-06-18

Opinion: Rangers accelerate rebuild in big-time trade for Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and a first-round pick.       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

Josh McCown, former Jets quarterback, retires after 17 seasons Josh McCown's career in the NFL spanned 10 teams and 17 seasons, as the quarterback became a dependable back-up and teacher.       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

Why women's basketball great Tamika Catchings tested herself on 'American Ninja Warrior' Four-time Olympian, WNBA All-Star and Lady Vol great tested herself in a new way this year by competing on "American Ninja Warrior."       ...
04:52 2019-06-18

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish littering the shoreline....
05:00 2019-06-18

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 10:44PM EDT until June 17 at 11:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Woodford County in central Kentucky… Southwestern Scott County in central Kentucky… Northeastern Anderson County in central Kentucky… West central Fayette County in central KentuckyR...
05:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: US Steel restores pollution controls at plant CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 10:30 p.m. U.S. Steel says it has resumed normal operations at its coke plant outside Pittsburgh after fire knocked out an air pollution control system. The company said in a statement late Monday that it has compl...
05:00 2019-06-18

Opener of Phillies-Nationals series postponed by rain WASHINGTON (AP) — The game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals has been postponed because of rain. The start of Monday’s game was delayed for nearly three hours before a decision was made to postpone. It will be made up at 1:05 p.m. as part of a day-night doubleheader We...
05:00 2019-06-18

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

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 7:58PM EDT until June 19 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and Washing...
05:00 2019-06-18

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman’s 2016 death BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender. The Birmingham News reports that Denzell Thomas, whose trial was set to begin this week, entered the pl...
05:00 2019-06-18

Judge: 1 year of prison for suspect in David Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of Red Sox baseball great David Ortiz as he recovers in a hospital in Boston. A judge on Monday ordered a man nicknamed “Bone” to one ye...
05:00 2019-06-18

Angels hammer Blue Jays in series opener Shohei Ohtani hit one of three Angels homers in a seven-run second inning, Mike Trout went deep for the 20th time this season, and Los Angeles downed the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Monday in the opener of a four-game series....
05:00 2019-06-18

Masahiro Tanaka sparkles in complete-game blanking of Rays The Yankees welcomed Edwin Encarnacion on Monday and general manager Brian Cashman expressed a need for more starting pitching. Then they went out and began a crucial homestand by showing again that they’re already pretty good. Masahiro Tanaka tossed a two-hit shutout in his best outing of the seaso...
05:13 2019-06-18

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

Tom Watson on Brexit: ‘Me leave Labour? It’s leaving me’ Deputy leader calls for party to back a second referendum and remaining in the EU Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has said he believes his party would be “leaving me” if it cannot fully endorse a second referendum, hours after giving a speech in which he said it should be the party of remain.Wat...
05:26 2019-06-18

Pelicans’ new draft plan could allow Ja Morant to fall to Knicks The Pelicans could still have a hand in the Knicks’ future. Following the Anthony Davis trade with the Lakers, New Orleans holds the fourth pick in Thursday’s draft and are exploring all sorts of options. According to an NBA source, they have explored moving back to gain more assets and also had int...
05:39 2019-06-18

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely support a variety of online transactions — some of...
05:39 2019-06-18

‘Pokemon Sword and Shield’ won’t actually allow you catch ’em all When Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield launch for the Nintendo Switch this fall, the number of Pokemon species in all of the games combined will total more than 1,000. That’s eight generations of Pocket Monsters over the past 23 years, but that neverending addition of new creatures does have on...
05:39 2019-06-18

|EXPLAINER:Ifyouhave'tippersregret',canyoureallyaskforarefund? A local waitress made headlines when she received a R20 000 tip – and promptly lost it, when the patron's wife requested that it be returned. But what if the restaurant had said no? Fin24 found out....
05:39 2019-06-18

Sonia Gandhi To Hold Congress' Parliamentary Strategy Meet Today: Report Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to chair a meeting of her party's Parliament strategy group today to chalk out the strategy for the ongoing session of Parliament....
05:39 2019-06-18

Policeman Breaks Down During Wreath-Laying Ceremony Of Cop Killed In J&K A photo of a senior police officer breaking down while carrying the son of inspector Arshad Khan, who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag terror attack earlier this week, has gone viral on......
05:39 2019-06-18

BJP's Membership Drive A Way To Expand Party's Reach, Says Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah Monday said the aim of the party's membership drive is to expand its reach and make it inclusive so that it reaches people from all walks of life....
05:39 2019-06-18

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
05:39 2019-06-18

Akali Dal To Move Centre For Action Against Kamal Nath Over 1984 Riots Raking up the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the party would approach the Union Home Ministry to initiate action against Madhya Pradesh......
05:39 2019-06-18

11 Rooms At Delhi Hotel: 3 Months On, Lokpal Works From Makeshift Office Nearly three months have passed since the country received its first Lokpal, but it continues to function from the second floor of the Hotel Ashok in New Delhi without an exclusive office to call its......
05:39 2019-06-18

"How Many Wickets?": Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey in Muzaffarpur on Sunday. On......
05:39 2019-06-18

Extreme Porsche 718 Spyder joins line-up News 17 Jun, 2019 The new Porsche 718 Spyder uses the same underpinnings as the Cayman GT4, with a 4.0-litre straight-six lifted from the 911...
06:00 2019-06-18

Cartel members seeking asylum TUCSON – Cartel members and some of their families crossed into Douglas and Naco, Arizona this past week asking for asylum. They stated their reason for asylum, “credible threat.” This comes after officials said 12 cartel members had been shot and killed as a result of an internal problem within the...
06:00 2019-06-18

No more clerk with a rubber stamp: Service NSW touts its people as key to its success Picks up AU$50 million in additional 2019-20 Budget funding to keep progressing work on the business model the federal government has itself adopted....
06:00 2019-06-18

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

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
06:13 2019-06-18

Hunting the Elusive Rhino-Horn Cartel of Thailand The true story of untouchable smuggling syndicate running the world's most elaborate poaching ring—and the enterprising American vigilante trying to bring them down....
06:26 2019-06-18

Nintendo's Dr. Mario World coming to Android and iOS in July Nintendo's next mobile game is coming sooner than we expected. The Japanese company has just announced that Dr. Mario World will be making its debut on Android and iOS no later than July 10, and, more importantly, it will be free to play. Obviously, there will be in-app purchases, but those will be ...
06:52 2019-06-18

Trump Says Guatemala Is Set to Help Stem Migrant Flow President Trump said in a par of tweets that Guatemala was getting ready to sign an agreement that would make it a final refuge for asylum seekers, and that the U.S. will increase its efforts to deport illegal immigrants....
07:00 2019-06-18

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
07:00 2019-06-18

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

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

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean l...
07:52 2019-06-18

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
07:52 2019-06-18

Police: 4 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally Four people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. (June 2019)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Former Ohio gym teacher accused of 'grooming' first graders charged with sexual misconduct John Austin Hopkins, of Springboro, has been indicted on 36 counts of gross sexual imposition, according to prosecutor.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Rachel Dolezal reveals that she's bisexual in the middle of Pride Month Rachel Dolezal, the woman who "self identifies" as black and stepped down from a senior NAACP post in 2015, says on social media that she's bisexual.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Kansas boy survives after knife impales his face: 'It is almost a miracle' Eli Gregg was playing outside when his mom heard him screaming. She found him with a 10-inch knife jutting from just below his eye.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Final Fantasy 8 Remaster PS4 release confirmed to have one important PlayStation feature Final Fantasy VIII fans will all tell you one thing: music is one of the most important things in the game. Good news, then, as Square Enix confirms the remaster will get the best version of the OST....
08:13 2019-06-18

Fortnite 9.30 Leaked Skins Update: New Season 9 Skins and styles coming to Battle Royale Fortnite update 9.30 will be released later today and it should unveil a whole boatload of new skins. And some might have already been revealed ahead of time....
08:39 2019-06-18

TPD: Investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near Stone Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the homicide happened in the 400 block of E Navajo Rd. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest update....
08:52 2019-06-18

Uber to retain Careem brand for now: Careem CFO Uber and Middle East ride-hailing business Careem will remain separate entities until at least the first quarter of 2020, when Uber's acquisition is expected to close, Careem's CFO said on Tuesday....
08:52 2019-06-18

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
09:13 2019-06-18

Turkey orders arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: Anadolu Turkey has ordered the arrest of 128 military personnel over suspected links to the network accused by Ankara of orchestrating an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Tuesday....
09:26 2019-06-18

Former Egyptian president Mursi buried in Cairo, son says Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, his son, Ahmed Mursi, said on his Facebook page on Tuesday....
09:26 2019-06-18

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

'Epic photo': huntsman spider eats pygmy possum in Australia It’s a ‘fairly rare’ event, arachnology expert says, as it’s more common to see huntsman eat small birds or frogs. Prepare for Tasmania’s spider possum Pygmy possums usually aren’t on the menu for huntsman spiders.But an Australian man from Tasmania has captured the rare moment a huntsman attempted ...
10:13 2019-06-18

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:35 a.m. Iran is extending condolences to the Egyptian nation over the death of Egypt’s ousted former president, Mohammed Mors...
10:13 2019-06-18

Beede earns 1st big league victory, Giants edge Dodgers 3-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Beede allowed one run over six innings to earn his first big-league victory and the San Francisco Giants defeated the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Monday night in the opener of a four-game set between the NL West rivals. The 26-year-old right-hander scattered three hi...
10:13 2019-06-18

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

Indiana attorney general’s accusers set announcement INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The four women who accused Indiana’s attorney general of drunkenly groping them during a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers. The law firm representing the women says an announcement is coming Tuesday about legal action regarding the allegations against R...
10:13 2019-06-18

India is still hounding WhatsApp to make its messages traceable The privacy vs. security battle is heating up in India. The Indian government has once again asked WhatsApp to “digitally fingerprint” every message sent on its platform without breaking its encryption, according to The Economic Times. The report further added, WhatsApp needs to be able to identify ...
10:13 2019-06-18

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billions of pounds....
10:52 2019-06-18

The Hunger Games Prequel Book Out 2020, Movie in the Works The Hunger Games world is expanding, with a new prequel book set 64 years before the start of the original set to be published May 2020. A film adaptation of the same is also in the works....
10:52 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will scrap the bill....
11:39 2019-06-18

Cara Delevingne Shares the Special Reason Why She Went Public With Ashley Benson Relationship Cara Delevingne is opening up about her decision to go public with her relationship with Ashley Benson, nearly one year after they started dating. In an interview at the TrevorLIVE Gala,......
11:39 2019-06-18

Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Overcoming ''Internal Obstacles'' While Accepting MTV's Trailblazer Award Jada Pinkett Smith is getting the recognition she deserves! At the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, the actress was honored with one of the biggest achievements in Hollywood: the......
11:39 2019-06-18

Best Beauty at MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019: See Tessa Thompson, Lizzo and More Winning Looks Summer is here and Hollywood is bringing the heat to the red carpet! At the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, your favorite stars from both the movie and TV world came together to celebrate......
11:39 2019-06-18

Audrina Patridge Teases "Wild Ride" on The Hills: New Beginnings Audrina Patridge just spilled major secrets about The Hills: New Beginnings. With the MTV reboot set to premiere in just a few days, the 34-year-old reality star has shared what viewers......
11:39 2019-06-18

Meghan Markle May Just Persuade You to Adopt an Animal Meghan Markle may have just persuaded us to adopt a new furry friend. In between raising baby Archie, the Duchess of Sussex was able to write a foreward for Mayhew's annual report......
11:39 2019-06-18

Women’s World Cup game-changing moments No 3: China in 1991 Fifa’s fears that the tournament would be a commercial failure and the players might not last 90 minutes proved unfounded at the Women’s World Championship For The M&Ms CupLike much of what is published on Fifa’s website, its account of what it calls “the inaugural Women’s World Cup” is served up wi...
11:39 2019-06-18

County cricket: Kent v Notts, Yorkshire v Warwickshire and more – live! Updates from the around the county groundsRoundup of Monday’s County Championship actionYou can email Graham here, tweet him here or get in touch BTLThe Spin: Listen to our latest World Cup podcast 10.10am BST Good morning from Clifton Park.Monday proved to be a historic day for York CC as county c...
11:39 2019-06-18

Apple TV now offers a picture-in-picture mode in tvOS 13 beta 2 Picture-in-picture mode is coming to the Apple TV, the latest tvOS 13 beta has revealed. If you're got the early release software installed, you can watch a video in the corner of the screen while continuing to browse other apps and menus.For now, PiP is limited to the Apple TV app, but presuma...
11:39 2019-06-18

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

| China earthquake kills 12, injures 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
12:13 2019-06-18

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: research NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it. Today, pooches us...
12:13 2019-06-18

GM Considering To Revive Hummer By Going Electric General Motors is mulling to revive the iconic Hummer brand, albeit as an all-electric offering as part of its electric vehicle plans for the next decade....
12:13 2019-06-18

Mahindra XUV300 AMT Review Mahindra has finally introduced an AMT in the XUV300 range. How does it drive? What's the expected price and is it worth a buy? we answer all these questions in our review...
12:13 2019-06-18

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

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
12:26 2019-06-18

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

Former UEFA chief Michel Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
12:26 2019-06-18

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai....
12:26 2019-06-18

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
12:39 2019-06-18

West Bengal Junior Doctors Resume Work, Hospital Services Back To Normal West Bengal junior doctors resumed work at all state-run hospitals following their week-long stir that had disrupted healthcare services. All the 14 medical college and hospitals in the state started......
12:39 2019-06-18

Far-right teen who branded Prince Harry a race traitor jailed Far-right teenager Michal Szewczuk, who branded the Duke of Sussex a race traitor in an "abhorrent" online post, has been locked up at the Old Bailey for four years and three months....
12:52 2019-06-18

Heathrow plans 12-mile 'green loop' around expanded airport for cyclists and pedestrians Heathrow bosses want to create a 12-mile "green loop" of cycleways, footpaths and wildlife "reserves" around the expanded airport to offset criticism that the third runway will eat up hundreds of acres of open land....
12:52 2019-06-18

Payout for yoga teacher hit by cyclist as she crossed road... on her phone A yoga teacher knocked unconscious by a cyclist when she stepped into the road while looking at her phone has won compensation, despite a judge ruling the crash was partly her fault....
12:52 2019-06-18

World's fastest phone rank snatched from the OnePlus 7 Pro, hold my AnTuTu! The OnePlus 7 Pro is insanely fast. Its powerful Snapdragon 855 chipset is coupled with polished and minimalistic Android overlay that is the quickest moving this side of Google's own Pixel line. Not only that, but the new 90Hz display leaves an even better impression about smoothness when it is on ...
12:52 2019-06-18

|CosatuarguesforworkerrepresentationonPICboard SA's largest trade union federation says worker representation on the board of the country's state-run asset manager would help keep looting in check and increase workers' trust....
12:52 2019-06-18

|EFFlosesappealbidinTrevorManueldefamationcase The South Gauteng High Court has dismissed an EFF application for leave to appeal a defamation ruling in a case brought against them by Trevor Manuel....
12:52 2019-06-18

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
13:00 2019-06-18

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-06-18

Alibaba reshuffles management; chief financial officer to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
13:00 2019-06-18

Royal Ascot 2019: day one – live! St James’s Palace Stakes among opening-day racesTalking Horses: Phoenix Of Spain to reign on first dayAnd feel free to email Tony or tweet @tonypaley 11.51am BST Bit early with this today as there is already news of a ‘plunge’. Apparently blue is the colour and there is word of the bookies suspendin...
13:13 2019-06-18

Dramatic photo shows huskies walking on water in Greenland They say "a picture paints a thousand words" - and that was indeed the case when a Danish meteorologist tweeted a photograph of what appeared to be husky dogs walking on water in northwest Greenland....
13:26 2019-06-18

Copper's Options Paradox Copper closely tracks growth in China, yet copper options prices tend to be closely related to U.S. monetary policy. How will Fed rate cuts impact the metal?...
13:26 2019-06-18

Kuwait ruler to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruling emir will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid escalating regional tensions after attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
13:26 2019-06-18

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets....
13:26 2019-06-18

U.S. military landlord filed false maintenance logs, earning bonuses, Reuters finds A unit of UK infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty plc falsified housing maintenance records at a major U.S. military base to help it maximize fees earned from the Department of Defense, a Reuters investigation found....
13:26 2019-06-18

| Fleck years: Stalled progress … in insufferable climate Rob Houwing runs the rule over the now-ended Robbie Fleck years in charge of the Stormers. Yes, he laboured … but also in the face of humungous hazards....
13:26 2019-06-18

Injuries reported in Coney Island high-rise fire At least two people were hurt when a fire erupted inside a Brooklyn apartment building Tuesday morning, according to reports. Firefighters responded about 4:30 a.m. to 444 Neptune Ave. in Coney Island, where they found a fully engulfed apartment on the fourth floor of the 23-story building, WPIX rep...
13:39 2019-06-18

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain in the company of her fellow jailbirds, it was revealed in court Monday. During a bail hearing on Long Island, suspended Officer Valerie CincinelliR...
13:39 2019-06-18

Thomas Gilbert Jr. searched for hit men online before killing dad: prosecutors Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr., whose lawyers have mounted an insanity defense, searched for contract killers and hit men on the internet in the months before he allegedly shot his millionaire hedge-funder father in the head. Prosecutors unveiled Gilbert Jr.’s browser history in Manha...
13:39 2019-06-18

Generations of Mentorship: Conversations With L.G.B.T.Q. Elders As gay, lesbian and transgender communities become less stigmatized — in part thanks to mentor-mentee relationships — will it be easier for young people to imagine a life where they actually grow old?...
13:39 2019-06-18

AMD says its Ryzen 3000 isn’t just cheaper—it’s better Enlarge / AMD provided infrared photos showing its new Ryzen 3700x running cooler than an Intel i7-9700k. (credit: AMD Computex slide deck) AMD's new line of Ryzen 3000 desktop CPUs will benefit from the same 7nm manufacturing process as the company's new Navi-powered GPUs. Much of the tech commun...
13:39 2019-06-18

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

Ingraham: Trump's 2020 campaign is about keeping the 'good times going' Fox News host Laura Ingraham says President Trump needs to hammer his economic numbers to potential voters heading into the 2020 presidential election....
14:00 2019-06-18

Apple Looks Willing to Help Struggling iPhone-Display Maker Japan Display, which makes liquid-crystal display panels for the iPhone XR, is running out of cash owing to weaker-than-expected sales of the handset, and an investor group’s bailout package of more than $700 million was thrown into limbo this week....
14:00 2019-06-18

ECB Signals Possible Rate Cut Prompting Trump Reaction European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled that the bank could roll out fresh stimulus as soon as its next policy meeting in July, sending the euro lower against the dollar and prompting an unusual backlash from U.S. President Donald Trump....
14:00 2019-06-18

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

Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders Since his retirement from the late-night wars, you never know where Jon Stewart is going to pop up. Cow on the loose in Queens? Stewart to the rescue. Congress is dragging its feet on reauthorizing funding for ill 9/11 first responders? Hi Congress, Jon Stewart is here, and he’s pissed off. And, on ...
14:13 2019-06-18

LaMelo Ball to play in Australia: 'I'm trying to be the No. 1 pick' in NBA draft LaMelo Ball made an appearance on ESPN to announce that he will play in Australia's NBL as a member of the Illawarra Hawks.       ...
14:13 2019-06-18

Investor Land & Buildings calls Hudson's Bay chairman's offer "inadequate" Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday that a C$1.74 billion ($1.30 billion) go-private proposal for Hudson's Bay Co from the company's chairman and other shareholders was "woefully inadequate"....
14:26 2019-06-18

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

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children have died and 437 others between the ages of 4 and 10 are being treated in hospitals in Muzaffarpur district, 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Patna, ...
14:26 2019-06-18

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars. Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki told The Associate...
14:26 2019-06-18

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. China’s top diplomat has warned the United States against opening a “Pandora’s box” in the Middle East after a re...
14:26 2019-06-18

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

China suspends imports from Canadian pork company BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the country will halt imports from a Canadian pork company after food safety issues were detected in one batch. The Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday that customs authorities in the eastern city of Nanjing found traces of ractopamine, a feed additive banned i...
14:26 2019-06-18

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

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

Plea Deal Reached In Social Media Bomb Threat Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Last fall a student at the University of Kentucky made a bomb threat on social media that sent the whole campus into panic. The student who police say is responsible pled “not guilty” to the crime but we’ve learned that she might be changing that plea...
14:26 2019-06-18

Unification Ministry: 2 rescued North Korean fishermen say they want to defect Two of the four North Korean fishermen rescued from the East Sea last week expressed a desire to defect to South Korea, while the two others were sent back to the North according to their wishes, the unification ministry...
14:39 2019-06-18

How 3D spintronics will take hard drive performance to the next level Spintronics might not be the sort of word that comes up in everyday discussions, but it has been revolutionising computer technology for years. It’s the branch of physics that involves manipulating the spin of a flow of electrons, which first reached consumers in the late 1990s in the form of magnet...
15:00 2019-06-18

Google is rolling out RCS messaging without waiting for carriers – here’s what that means Almost two years after showing off the first glimpse of  its Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is rolling it out without waiting for carrier support. The Verge today reported that Android users in the UK and France will be able to use RCS by the end of this month. But, how will it change you...
15:00 2019-06-18

Boeing and Airbus bag $15 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle Airbus and Boeing bagged a combined $15 billion of plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow, as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business at many airlines and the grounding of Boeing's top-selling jet....
15:00 2019-06-18

How three Latino-led shows are shaking up summer TV, including 'Grand Hotel' "Los Espookys," "Alternatino" and "Grand Hotel" are wildly different new TV shows, but all feature Latinx actors and producers at the helm.        ...
15:00 2019-06-18

10-year-old girl conquers Yosemite's El Capitan Selah Schneiter may have just became the youngest person in history to climb the park's 3,000-foot-high rock formation -- Yosemite National Park's famous El Capitan....
15:00 2019-06-18

Paul Crowther: Man who threw milkshake at Nigel Farage pleads guilty but is spared jail A man who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage has been spared jail after a court heard he has lost his job following his "politically motivated" attack....
15:00 2019-06-18

Jaguar UK boss: EVs still aren't easy enough to live with Firm's managing director claims the scarcity and complexity of the UK's EV charging network is still putting off buyers Shortcomings in the UK’s charging infrastructure are increasingly holding back drivers from switching to electric vehicles (EVs), according to Jaguar's UK managing director, Rawdo...
15:13 2019-06-18

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

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
15:13 2019-06-18

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as Baghdad braces for protests over power cuts during the scorching summer months....
15:13 2019-06-18

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 undertaking to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan....
15:13 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resign....
15:39 2019-06-18

The Jets Really Biffed It On Jacob Trouba Let’s stipulate that the Jets had to trade Jacob Trouba. The 25-year-old defenseman had made it quite clear that he had no intentions of signing an extension in Winnipeg, and the Jets had no intention of paying what it would cost to keep Trouba when he becomes an unrestricted free agent next summer—...
15:39 2019-06-18

| UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN report has said....
15:39 2019-06-18

China to suspend pork imports from Canadian company Frigo Royal China will block pork imports from Canada's Frigo Royal Inc after a batch of the Canadian firm's pork was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said in a statement on its Wechat account on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-06-18

Germany to support three battery cell alliances: economy minister Germany will support three company alliances with earmarked funds of 1 billion euros for the domestic production of battery cells in an effort to reduce carmakers' dependence on Asian suppliers, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told Reuters....
15:52 2019-06-18

|SAAdefendsinterimCEO,warnsagainststrikes The board of South African Airways has backed its new interim CEO Zukisa Ramasia after the South African Airways Pilots Association criticised her appointment and threatened to go on strike....
15:52 2019-06-18

Honda HR-V Spotted Testing In India Honda has already shared that the SUV like its other models will come to India through the CKD route and it is expected to launch in India this year....
15:52 2019-06-18

| 'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON AFCON organisers say the death of former former president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead....
16:13 2019-06-18

Ring's renter-friendly Door View Cam is finally available to buy Ring's mission is to "reduce crime in neighborhoods" – and its latest product, the Ring Door View Cam, is designed so that renters and homeowners alike can secure their dwellings with a smart security camera. The Door View Cam, which we saw in person at January's CES 2019 conve...
16:13 2019-06-18

Is AI superficial when it comes to using it for cybersecurity purposes? Data is central to today’s digital economy and it has intrinsic value to businesses and consumers. However, organisations worldwide are facing severe challenges when it comes to protecting data from cybercrime and data leakage. Technology can of course provide many solutions to help prot...
16:13 2019-06-18

Jimmy V Award recipient Rob Mendez: 'It's only the beginning' Born without arms and legs, Rob Mendez was determined to become a head football coach. Here, the 2019 recipient of the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance writes a letter to the game that changed his life and allowed him to inspire others....
16:13 2019-06-18

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect way to explore Dylan....
16:13 2019-06-18

Rick Santelli's 5 things you need to know about investing in bonds If you want a balanced portfolio, experts say you should invest in bonds. Here are the answers to five key questions about the market, from CNBC's Rick Santelli....
16:26 2019-06-18

Fantasy Baseball: The next wave of breakout starting pitchers, led by Griffin Canning and Framber Valdez So you missed out on the first wave of breakout pitchers, like Lucas Giolito and Matthew Boyd. Too bad. But Scott White thinks a second wave is forming, and now is the time to act....
16:39 2019-06-18

Texas’ Jaxson Hayes headlines list of big men in NBA draft Jaxson Hayes needed only a year at Texas to put himself at the front of the class of big men in Thursday’s NBA draft. The freshman could go late in the lottery, headlining a list of intriguing talents as the role of the big man has evolved in the NBA to embrace more flexibility and ability to ...
16:39 2019-06-18

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s huge Stars and Stripes. News outlets report the Statesville City Council voted down changes to the flag ordinance Monday night. That means flags in St...
16:39 2019-06-18

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participants were biased against Israel. The conference titled “Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, an...
16:39 2019-06-18

Cyprus: EU to take tougher stance on Turkey over drilling NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ president says he believes the European Union will take a tougher line against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights. President Nicos Anastasiades said Tuesday he’s optimistic...
16:39 2019-06-18

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

Serbian police probe leaks of key math exam for students BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s education minister has come under fire after math tests were leaked for 8th grade graduation exams. Serbian school children take the exams in mathematics, Serbian language and a combined test in other subjects at the end of primary school. The exam results are ...
16:39 2019-06-18

US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction. The post US home construction slips 0.9% in May, reflecting big drop in single-family construction appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:39 2019-06-18

As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Dallas shooting: Man killed in shootout at federal courthouse was recent college grad A 22-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas was a recent graduate of Del Mar College.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos detail cringeworthy way they 'ruined' daughter's birthday Mark Consuelos said his daughter with Kelly Ripa, Lola, told them they "have no chill" after the incident.        ...
16:52 2019-06-18

Kim Jong Un was quick-tempered teen with limited academic abilities, kicked and spat on his classmates, book reveals North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a spoiled quick-tempered child with limited academic abilities who lashed out at his Swiss school classmates for speaking German, a new biography book claims....
16:52 2019-06-18

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery....
16:52 2019-06-18

This brand returns to Mattress Firm stores after bitter feud Mattress Firm and the maker of Tempur-Pedic are getting back together after a dispute over accusations the retailer was selling lookalike products.       ...
16:52 2019-06-18

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic is not seeking to wage war against any nation. “Iran will not wage war against any nation,” Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on...
17:00 2019-06-18

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

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization....
17:00 2019-06-18

Ask The Salty Waitress: My friend insists on asking servers about their “favorites” Dear Salty, I have a friend who insists you should ask your server for recommendations whenever you go out to eat, which he does *every* time. He says it’s a way to tell the quality of a restaurant—if a server doesn’t have a favorite meal or two, he says it suggests they don’t eat the food there and...
17:13 2019-06-18

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
17:13 2019-06-18

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

Hundreds of Brotherhood supporters mourn Egypt's Mursi in Turkey Hundreds of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey took to the streets of Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday to mourn former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, with some chanting slogans blaming Cairo authorities for his death....
17:26 2019-06-18

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-06-18

Are Russian space satellites failing? It’s now harder to find out Enlarge / Roscosmos Head Dmitry Rogozin before Russian-Chinese talks at the Moscow Kremlin in June. (credit: Mikhail Metzel/TASS via Getty Images) One of the key themes of HBO's new Chernobyl miniseries is the Soviet Union's control of information. As the television series shows, the state's warpi...
17:39 2019-06-18

Boeing seen winning renewed backing from 737 buyer at air show: source Boeing may win a significant reconfirmation of support from a buyer of the 737 MAX passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, an industry source said....
17:39 2019-06-18

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mainstream commerce and finance....
17:39 2019-06-18

Russian YouTuber explores the horrors of Stalin's gulags A strong majority of Russians approve of Stalin's rule, and young adults have never heard of his Great Terror campaign. Now YouTube star Yury Dud's film about the legacy of Stalinist repressions is shaking the country....
17:39 2019-06-18

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

Lyft, Agero partner to offer rides for consumers requiring tow assistance Roadside assistance provider Agero Inc said on Tuesday it would partner with ride hailing company Lyft Inc to provide rides for consumers whose cars are disabled and require a tow assistance....
18:00 2019-06-18

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:13 2019-06-18

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

White House's Kudlow: U.S. looking for 'enforceable' trade deal with China - Fox The United States wants to continue trade discussions with China that focus on structural changes and enforcement mechanisms when talks continue late this month during the G20 summit in Japan, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-18

The Boys Trailer: Nobodies Take on Corrupt Superheroes in Amazon Series Amazon Prime Video has released a full-length trailer for The Boys, its live-action adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book of the same name....
18:26 2019-06-18

Bear loving man gets probation for bear killing retaliation ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man who enjoyed the presence of a bear on his property and tried to burn his neighbor’s ranch down after a hunter legally killed the bear has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Aspen Daily News reports 69-year-old Thomas Andersen was sentenced Monday a...
18:26 2019-06-18

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target those that loom large. Unsurprisingly, this has mean...
18:26 2019-06-18

Triple Eight: Ford Supercars parity "slip-up" will be fixed by 2020 Triple Eight boss Roland Dane says he expects the parity "slip-up" with Ford's new Mustang to be corrected before the 2020 season, without Supercars resorting to costly wind tunnel testing...
18:26 2019-06-18

Irate New Jersey mom bites cop outside child’s school: police A New Jersey mom attacked two police officers – and bit one of them three times — in front of her child’s school after she refused to comply with new student drop-off procedures, authorities said. Parona Brown, 40, of Hackensack was arrested and hit with charges including aggravated assault on...
18:39 2019-06-18

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewelry auction in history....
18:39 2019-06-18

UPDATE 5-China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
18:52 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....
18:52 2019-06-18

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
18:52 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 MAX boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet received a boost on Tuesday after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the coming months....
18:52 2019-06-18

How to cut your car service costs: cheaper servicing, MoTs and repairs Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Look after your car and you'll help reduce your everyday costs, but you can also save money on servicing...
18:52 2019-06-18

Defense lawyer for Harvey Weinstein asks to leave New York case: report One of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape trial due to begin in September has asked a judge to let him drop the former movie producer as a client, the New York Post reported, citing a letter from the attorney to the New York court....
18:52 2019-06-18

US Open champ Gary Woodland on his patriotic gear: Our troops sacrifice so much so I can play a game Gary Woodland knows how special it is to win a major golf tournament and Tuesday he expressed his thankfulness to the U.S. men and women who serve at home and abroad to protect America’s freedoms....
19:00 2019-06-18

Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? Matt Bozeat considers Ted Cheeseman's British title defence at York Hall The post Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00 2019-06-18

See How Climate Change Has Affected Your Area With 'Warming Stripes' The earth has been warming for decades, but year-to-year changes are hard to watch in real time. Was this winter really less snowy than usual? Now there’s a handy way to see how your area’s average yearly temperature has varied over time....
19:01 2019-06-18

Adobe intros ABM Essentials, account based marketing for Marketo Engage ABM Essentials lets marketing and sales teams collaborate on the right strategic accounts, coordinate account-based experiences across channels, and measure the impact of the combined efforts on pipeline and revenue....
19:01 2019-06-18

NetApp bolsters data fabric strategy with new platform, consumption based pricing The network data storage provider announced a new hybrid muilticloud platform and as-a-service consumption model that lets businesses purchase data services based on usage....
19:01 2019-06-18

'The View' co-hosts push back on Biden's claim he can compromise with GOP "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin demurred at former Vice President Joe Biden's call for compromise with Republicans after his would-be victory in the 2020 presidential election....
19:01 2019-06-18

Teen who posted 'terrorist' image of Prince Harry sentenced to prison A judge lambasted student Michal Szewczuk for creating an image of Harry with a pistol to his head against a blood-spattered background. The post, which was shared a few months after Harry married biracial ex-actress Meghan Markle, included the phrase "See Ya Later Race Traitor."...
19:01 2019-06-18

Caster Semenya: IAAF used me as 'human guinea pig' for testosterone limit Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of using her as "a human guinea pig" to test its testosterone limit for intersex athletes and said it can never be allowed to happen again....
19:13 2019-06-18

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing history is closing....
19:13 2019-06-18

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

LaVar Ball makes tasteless remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim LaVar Ball went on ESPN’s First Take on Monday to discuss the trade that sent his son, Lonzo Ball, from the Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans.       ...
19:13 2019-06-18

Mexico's leader willing to repatriate remains of strongman Diaz from Paris Mexico's left-leaning President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he would support the idea of repatriating the remains of late strongman Porfirio Diaz if the bones of a revolutionary who fought him could also be sent back to Mexico....
19:26 2019-06-18

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....
19:26 2019-06-18

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

IRGC chief says Iran's ballistic missiles capable of hitting 'carriers in the sea' The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps said on Tuesday that Iran's ballistic missiles were capable of hitting "carriers in the sea" with great precision....
19:26 2019-06-18

Newt Gingrich: 'It's sort of a miracle Trump is still standing' after overwhelmingly negative press coverage As President Trump gets set to formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday night in Orlando, Fla., former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said the president's current position in the race is a "miracle" given the constant negative media coverage. ...
19:26 2019-06-18

Trump, Xi to Have 'Extended Meeting' at G-20 Summit President Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a “very good” telephone conversation and will have an “extended meeting” later this month at the G-20 summit in Japan. The news boosted U.S. stocks....
19:26 2019-06-18

Domino’s Pizza will test driverless delivery cars In the near future, a driverless, autonomous vehicle might be responsible for your next pizza delivery. On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced that it’s teamed up with robotics company Nuro to experiment with autonomous pizza delivery in Houston using a custom vehicle called the R2 that Nuro has built ...
19:39 2019-06-18

Alex Kurtzman's Plan for More Star Trek Than Ever Before: Keep It Varied Star Trek: Discovery is already charting itself a bold new course going into season three. Picard is on the way. And that’s before we get to the animated shows and the seemingly zillions of other Star Trek projects in the works. In an age with more Trek than ever before, how does its architect plan ...
19:52 2019-06-18

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
19:52 2019-06-18

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated them in the region 20 years ago....
19:52 2019-06-18

Who should Manchester United sign if Paul Pogba leaves? Paul Pogba says this summer could be ‘a good time for a challenge somewhere else’, but who should take his place?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredManchester United need to start planning for life without Paul Pogba. When asked about his future this week, Pogba said it could be “a good time for a new ...
20:13 2019-06-18

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition, apart from that time when The Fourer left us Behind The Times with its alpha-male take on The Foot...
20:13 2019-06-18

How the U.S. Border Camps Fit into the History of Concentration Camps Andrea Pitzer, author of One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, examines the Trump administration’s actions against migrants at the southern border in the light of history....
20:13 2019-06-18

Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Police Killing of Black Man in South Bend “I know that whenever an incident like this happens, there is tremendous hurt that can come about,” said Mr. Buttigieg, the mayor, as he returned to the city....
20:13 2019-06-18

Man Files Petition To Ban Pak Cricket Team After Defeat To India A dejected Pakistani fan has filed a petition in the Gujranwala Civil Court against Pakistan's cricket team, seeking a ban on the squad as well as the sacking of the selection committee following the......
20:39 2019-06-18

Police: Mom drives into Michigan river with twin daughters, all 3 dead Authorities say they've found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river. (June 18)        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

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

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, and the next directions in this expanding ecosystem....
20:39 2019-06-18

| Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom....
20:39 2019-06-18

Blues’ Zach Sanford throws up during Stanley Cup parade Zach Sanford made the Blues’ victory parade on Saturday one St. Louis will never forget. While celebrating his team’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship, the 24-year-old forward was filmed throwing up in the car he was riding in. From the looks of the footage from the 4th Line Goon, his...
20:52 2019-06-18

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

Sizing up the Zack Wheeler market as trade whispers grow ATLANTA — Zack Wheeler, anyone? That question will become more pertinent if the Mets slide further in the standings — perhaps by the end of this road trip — as the talented right-hander stands atop a small pile of the club’s potential trade chips. Wheeler took the loss in the Mets’ 12-3 defeat again...
20:52 2019-06-18

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
20:52 2019-06-18

Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran....
20:52 2019-06-18

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
21:00 2019-06-18

Best TV 2019: here are the big-screen TVs worth buying this year Best TV 2019: These are the must-see, must-own TV sets of 2019.Shopping for a new TV can be tough, especially if it's been a few years since you last bought a big screen. TVs can have complicated names, complicated feature sets and price tags that seem to shoot up without reason. It's so e...
21:00 2019-06-18

Pre Prime Day deals at Walmart include price cuts on Google Home devices While Prime Day deals haven't officially begun, Walmart is slashing prices right now on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can find massive discounts on the Google Home, Google Nest Hub, and Google Smart Light Starter kit. You can also get the popular Google Home Mini...
21:00 2019-06-18

The best free DVD ripper 2019 Free DVD rippers can be enormously helpful, giving you a handy backup in case your discs become scratched, or allowing you to get rid of the physical discs altogether if you don't have room for them.It might seem like a complicated process (Windows doesn't come with any tools for the job),...
21:00 2019-06-18

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

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Willie Foust pleaded guilty to sexual battery after the victim testified at his trial. The woman was an 18-year-old Florida Gulf Coast University f...
21:00 2019-06-18

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

Federer off to winning start in bid for 10th Halle title HALLE, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer began his bid for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title with a 7-6 (1), 6-3 win over Australia’s John Millman on Tuesday, with defending champion Borna Coric also advancing. Federer, who lost to Coric in last year’s final, hit nine aces and saved th...
21:00 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 1:44PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawrence OH, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton, and ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary. The post Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-06-18

Erik Karlsson agrees to eight-year contract with San Jose Sharks Defenseman Erik Karlsson was set to be one of the most coveted free agents once the period started in July, but the San Jose Sharks made sure Monday he wasn’t even going to sniff the open market....
21:00 2019-06-18

St. Louis Blues' Zach Sanford appears to puke on himself during victory parade Partying hard after winning the Stanley Cup can take a toll on the average human let alone and athlete and that notion stayed true during the St. Louis Blues’ victory parade Sunday....
21:00 2019-06-18

Revolt RV400: 5 Things Which Make It An Exciting Electric Bike The Revolt RV400 will be launched in July 2019, and the company has officially unveiled the electric motorcycle. Here are some features which will make it a unique electric bike....
21:00 2019-06-18

Tesla investors regain confidence in a quieter Elon Musk as all eyes turn to production Tesla investors are regaining confidence in a quieter Elon Musk — even as they question the company's ability to hit its production goals for the second quarter....
21:00 2019-06-18

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
21:13 2019-06-18

Son of tourist who died at luxury resort awaits Dominican AG's approval to get mother's blood sample to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana on June 10 says the U.S. Embassy and his congressional representatives have helped pave the way for a sample of his mother's blood to be sent to the U.S. so that toxicology tests can be c...
21:13 2019-06-18

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
21:13 2019-06-18

Shocking truth: Top tech execs don't trust the government to help in the event of a cyberattack In a CNBC survey of top technology executives, a majority of those who responded said they doubted the U.S. government would be able to help them in the event of a cyberattack....
21:13 2019-06-18

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill that have drawn millions of people onto the streets. Protests around the world often develop their own soundtrack, usually songs with lyrics of defiance...
21:13 2019-06-18

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above the Arctic Circle by local man Pavel Efimov a year ago but was only announced by researchers studyi...
21:13 2019-06-18

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

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy reserves.As Ankara upped the ante by announcing it wou...
21:26 2019-06-18

Trudeau’s Government Is Expected to Decide on Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is deciding the fate of a proposal to expand a pipeline that links Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with the Pacific....
21:26 2019-06-18

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended....
21:26 2019-06-18

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

Blazin' Saddles: From Fuglsang to Froome, six thoughts from the Dauphine "While Chris Froome\u0027s crash ahead of the time trial understandably stole much of the limelight, a fair few other things went on during the 71st edition of the Criterium du Dauphine. Let\u0027s take a closer look at some of the biggest talking points and the bearing they may have going forward…"...
21:39 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic tourist says flight was full of sick passengers A Mississippi woman who went on a mother-daughter trip to the Dominican Republic says she fell ill — and, adding insult to injury, was stuck on a miserable return flight filled with passengers suffering from similar symptoms. Tracy McCraw, of Madison, said she wasn’t the only one with flu-like...
21:39 2019-06-18

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domestic violence dispute from nine years ago involving him and his then-wife. “Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, who has done a wonderful...
21:39 2019-06-18

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

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

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

AOC claims US is putting ‘concentration camps’ on border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Trump administration of housing immigrants in concentration camps on the Mexican border and used the phrase “never again” that is associated with the Holocaust. ​”​The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border and ...
21:39 2019-06-18

The last man to beat Mike Tyson The conqueror of Mike Tyson tells Thomas Hauser he knows exactly how Andy Ruiz is feeling The post The last man to beat Mike Tyson appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39 2019-06-18

Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? Can Jarrell Miller really be returning to boxing so soon? The post Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39 2019-06-18

Why the French GP will be a key race in Ferrari's season Ferrari hopes the French Grand Prix will mark a turning point in the development of its 2019 car as it rolls out a number of updates aimed at shifting the fundamental design concept of the SF90....
21:52 2019-06-18

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

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambique and energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie....
22:00 2019-06-18

Dish Network nearing $6 billion deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets: Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:00 2019-06-18

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

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
22:00 2019-06-18

DING DING Jon Stewart vs. Mitch McConnell ROUND 3 The feud that keeps on giving—former Daily Show host Jon Stewart vs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—reached another peak on Monday night....
22:00 2019-06-18

Meet the father of the Polestar 1 When Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath picked Joakim Rydholm to be the lead development engineer for the company’s first model as a stand-alone brand, Rydholm thought about it "for maybe a second and then said, Yes!"...
22:00 2019-06-18

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web....
22:00 2019-06-18

Netflix announces premiere date for new season of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee was once the shining jewel of the Crackle streaming service, but now it’s been a few years since the star of Bee Movie left for the greener pastures of Netflix. Next month, Seinfeld is dropping a whole new batch of episodes where he and another funny...
22:13 2019-06-18

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight into a long conversation about what Toni Morrison...
22:13 2019-06-18

YouTuber "buys" Hell, Michigan, renames it Gay Hell A YouTube star has “purchased” the town of Hell, Michigan, re-named it “Gay Hell,” and outlawed flying any flag that is not a Pride flag as a protest of Donald Trump. Elijah Daniel, a YouTube comedian and musician, announced he had bought the town in protest of the Trump administration’s decision to...
22:13 2019-06-18

Grand jury to hear case in Mississippi police officer death GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police station last month. Mississippi Gulf Coast news outlets report that Judge Gaston Hewes Jr. said Tuesday there is probable cause to send 19-year-old Darian ...
22:13 2019-06-18

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

5-year-old boy dies of gunshot wound in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Milwaukee. Police say the boy died Tuesday afternoon on the city’s west side. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the death is under investigation. The child is the second to die in a shooting in Wisconsin in as many days. O...
22:13 2019-06-18

Nicholasville Police Officer Involved In Crash NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) –  A Nicholasville police officer was involved in a crash in Jessamine County, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports. According to an email from the state agency, the crash happened on US 27 between Shun Pike and Wichita Drive. A detour has been established on...
22:13 2019-06-18

Man standing trial in 2018 burglaries at Wayne Newton home LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury in Las Vegas is due to hear longtime entertainer Wayne Newton and his wife describe encountering two burglars at their home a year ago, including one who attacked their dogs with a crowbar before escaping over a wall. Prosecutor Jory Scarborough told jurors Tuesday that 22-ye...
22:13 2019-06-18

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

Jennifer Aniston teased Adam Sandler with countdown texts leading up to 'Murder Mystery' kissing scene When Jennifer Aniston found out she would be sharing an on-screen kiss with her longtime pal Adam Sandler, she couldn't help but tease her co-star ahead of their smooch....
22:26 2019-06-18

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognize...
22:26 2019-06-18

Stocks climb as Trump tweets about plans for 'extended meeting' with Chinese president Stocks climbed close to an all-time record amid Trump's plans for an 'extended meeting' with Chinese President Xi. and talk of rate cuts in Europe       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

You don't need fingers to use this television remote Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rise; Argentine stocks scale record high Latin American stocks and currencies surged on Tuesday with a dovish boost from the European Central Bank and positive headlines from the U.S.-China trade tensions boosting sentiment. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks jumped 2%, while its index of regional currencies rose for the first time ...
22:26 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambique and energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie....
22:26 2019-06-18

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Boeing 737 MAX boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet received a boost on Tuesday after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the coming months....
22:26 2019-06-18

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

UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate demand obligations (VRDO), a type of tax-exempt bond....
22:26 2019-06-18

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collection of apps that has ever been made by the Redmond...
22:39 2019-06-18

Breath Of The Wild Is Getting A Sequel Because The Team Had Too Many DLC Ideas (And Other Info From Zelda's Producer) Breath of the Wild is getting a sequel because the team had too many ideas for downloadable content, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma told me last week in Los Angeles. We also talked about how the Link’s Awakening remake came about, why Zelda games haven’t offered button remapping, and work conditi...
22:39 2019-06-18

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
22:52 2019-06-18

Watch as a young kid performs a durability test on a cardboard Pixel he created You don't wake up one morning totally obsessed with mobile devices to the point that you want to write or talk about them for a living. Nope. It takes years of training and if you're lucky, you will be accepted into a top school like Harvard where you will take classes like Introduction to Notches a...
22:52 2019-06-18

Trump says immigration roundup will start next week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday an immigration roundup will start next week, but did not give details about his latest planned action against illegal immigration....
23:00 2019-06-18

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
23:00 2019-06-18

Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared....
23:01 2019-06-18

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
23:01 2019-06-18

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

Norway wants to open two new North Sea areas to offshore wind Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts(GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote......
23:01 2019-06-18

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first two rounds of the group stage in France....
23:01 2019-06-18

This Scrapped Game of Thrones Scene Would've Changed Everything What could have been for Cersei Lannister... Game of Thrones star Lena Headey appeared at a comic book convention in Munich, Germany, where she revealed a key scene that was totally......
23:13 2019-06-18

Watch: Massive goldfish found in river after apparent flushing A New York state nonprofit is pleading with the public not to flush their unwanted pets after a 14-inch goldfish was found near a wastewater treatment plant....
23:13 2019-06-18

TSA detains man reportedly carrying smoke grenades at Newark airport A man heading to the Dominican Republic from Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday was stopped by TSA for carrying six smoke grenades, officials said.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
23:26 2019-06-18

HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Slick Laptop That's Nearly Ruined by One Stupid Mistake The HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop is a lovely machine. It’s attractively designed, powerful enough for most big tasks, and features a new 15.6-inch OLED display that will make your eyes weep with joy. Too bad HP put a terrible trackpad on the thing.Read more......
23:26 2019-06-18

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

World Cup: USWNT looks for revenge against Sweden SportsPulse: They're already on to the knockout stage but that doesn't make their final group match against Sweden any less important. For USWNT, it's time to right a wrong from the Olympics.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secretary of the Army, to replace Patrick Shanahan as acting defense secretary....
23:39 2019-06-18

U.S. lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency Both Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers joined policymakers across the globe who are concerned what Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency could mean for data privacy and security....
23:39 2019-06-18

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 20H1 Microsoft's first test build of Windows Server 20H1 includes some new VM tool and Azure integration functionality, plus more updates to the Windows Admin Center....
23:39 2019-06-18

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

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

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring clarified into gunshots, the routine assignment for a...
23:52 2019-06-18

McConnell on reparations for slavery: Not a ‘good idea’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters on the eve of a rare House hearing on what compensation, if any, the U.S. might owe for the economic a...
23:52 2019-06-18

Officers arrest man who rushed Phoenix airport checkpoint PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say two Transportation Security Administration officers were injured while subduing a man who tried to rush through a checkpoint Tuesday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. TSA officials say the incident occurred around 9:45 a.m. at Terminal 4. They say the two of...
23:52 2019-06-18

Missouri cites ‘failed abortions’ in clinic license dispute JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s case for possibly ending abortions at its lone remaining clinic includes a claim that three “failed abortions” there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother. A Planned Parenthood spokesman ...
23:52 2019-06-18

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
23:52 2019-06-18

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to North Korea fuel imports Russia and China on Tuesday delayed a U.S. request for a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refined petroleum to North Korea over accusations Pyongyang violated a U.N. cap, diplomats said....
23:52 2019-06-18

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

How to prevent Windows 10 activation trouble when upgrading computer hardware Simple preemptive troubleshooting conducted before a major hardware upgrade could reduce the frustration of the Windows 10 deactivation and reactivation process....
00:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 6-China suspending pork imports from 3rd Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
00:00 2019-06-19

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

Mexico's promise to slow migration has yielded results President Trump reached an agreement with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador earlier this month that Mexico would be increasing their efforts to curb the Central American migrant flow to the United States. The deal was made to avoid a Trump-proposed tariff of 5% against Mexico....
00:13 2019-06-19

Alabama man fed meth to caged 'attack squirrel' Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. (June 18)        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

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

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

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
00:26 2019-06-19

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

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-through window” that was open for businesses 24/7, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Shaheed B...
00:39 2019-06-19

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
00:39 2019-06-19

'Bachelor' alum Lauren Bushnell and country singer Chris Lane are engaged "Bachelor" alum Lauren Bushnell and Chris Lane are officially engaged following the country singer's backyard proposal.        ...
00:52 2019-06-19

Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling....
00:52 2019-06-19

Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power companies should have spotted the problem and taken action to limit the outage....
00:52 2019-06-19

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